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Lawrence Matthew J MJ NISCHR Haemostasis Biomedical Research Unit, Morriston Hospital, Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board, Swansea, UK; College of Medicine, Swansea University, Swansea, - - 2014
This study compared patients with venous thromboembolism (VTE) to non-VTE patients using a biomarker of clot microstructure (df ) and clot formation time (TGP ). df was the only marker that identified a significant difference (P < 0·001) between the VTE (n = 60) and non-VTE cohorts (n = 69). The 'abnormal' clot microstructures in the ...
Bardet Stéphane S Department of Nuclear Medicine and Thyroid Unit, Centre François Baclesse, - - 2014
Context: The impact of microscopic nodal involvement on the risk of persistent/recurrent disease (PRD) remains controversial in patients with PTC. Objective: The goal of the study was to assess the risk of PRD and the 4-yr outcome in PTC patients according to their initial nodal status (pNx, pN0, pN1 microscopic ...
Vakil Nimish - - 2014
Partial response to proton pump inhibitor (PPI) therapy poses a healthcare challenge. This study aimed to compare symptom profiles in partial PPI responders and treatment-naive patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). A post hoc analysis of data from two studies was performed. Partial PPI responders with GERD (n = 580; ...
Karmakar Arunabha A Department of Otolaryngology and Center for Voice, Airway and Swallowing, Georgia Regents University, Augusta, Georgia, - - 2014
Whereas selection of endotracheal tube (ETT) size in pediatric patients benefits from predictive nomograms, adult ETT sizing is relatively arbitrary. We sought to determine associations between cervical tracheal cross-sectional area (CTCSA) and clinical variables. One hundred thirty-two consecutive patients undergoing noncontrasted chest computed tomography (CT) at a single tertiary care ...
Grazio Simeon S University Department of Rheumatology, Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine (SG, FG, HSK), Sestre Milosrdnice Clinical Hospital Centre, School of Medicine, Zagreb, Croatia; University Department of Rheumatic Diseases and Rehabilitation (DBN), Clinical Hospital Centre, School of Medicine, Zagreb, Croatia; Department of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology (BA, MB), Clinical Hospital Centre, School of Medicine, Zagreb, Croatia; Department of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine (DB), Clinical Hospital Dubrava, Zagreb, Croatia; Clinical Institute of Chemistry (ATK), Sestre Milosrdnice Clinical Hospital Centre, Zagreb, Croatia; and Institute for Medical Research and Occupational Health (SC), Zagreb, - - 2014
The aim of the study was to determine the serum vitamin D levels in patients with psoriatic arthritis (PsA) and compare it with patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and with osteoarthritis (OA), as well as to explore the relationship of the vitamin D level with indices of disease activity and ...
Olde Nordkamp Louise R A LR Department of Cardiology, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The - - 2014
Syncope in Brugada syndrome (BrS) patients is a sign of increased risk for sudden cardiac death and usually ascribed to cardiac arrhythmias. However, syncope often occurs in the general population, and mostly has non-arrhythmic causes (e.g. reflex syncope). We aimed to distinguish arrhythmic events from non-arrhythmic syncope in BrS, and ...
Fujinami Kaoru K Laboratory of Visual Physiology, National Institute of Sensory Organs, National Hospital Organization, Tokyo Medical Center, Tokyo, Japan; Department of Ophthalmology, Keio University, School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan; UCL Institute of Ophthalmology, London, UK; Moorfields Eye Hospital, City Road, London, - - 2014
To describe the clinical and molecular characteristics of patients with childhood-onset Stargardt disease (STGD). Retrospective case series. Forty-two patients who were diagnosed with STGD in childhood at a single institution between January 2001 and January 2012. A detailed history and a comprehensive ophthalmic examination were undertaken, including color fundus photography, ...
Whitford Thomas J TJ School of Psychology, UNSW Australia (The University of New South Wales), Sydney, NSW, Australia; Psychiatry Neuroimaging Laboratory, Department of Psychiatry, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA; Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC, Australia. Electronic address: - - 2014
Delusions of control are among the most distinctive and characteristic symptoms of schizophrenia. Several theories have been proposed that implicate aberrant communication between spatially disparate brain regions in the etiology of this symptom. Given that white matter fasciculi represent the anatomical infrastructure for long-distance communication in the brain, the present ...
Grassi Marcília S MS Instituto da Criança, HC, FMUSP, São Paulo, SP, - - 2014
Background: To alert for the diagnosis of the 22q11.2 deletion syndrome (22q11.2DS) in patients with congenital heart disease (CHD). Objective: To describe the main CHDs, as well as phenotypic, metabolic and immunological findings in a series of 60 patients diagnosed with 22q11.2DS. Methods: The study included 60 patients with 22q11.2DS ...
Turra J J Department of Medicine - Clinica Medica 3 - - 2014
Abstract We report the case of a 15-year-old woman with signs of hyperandrogenism affected by a Sertoli-Leydig cell tumor (SLCT). In our patient, blood analysis showed a high testosterone (T) level (T: 8.53 nmol/L; nv < 1.87 nmol/L) while the GnRH-analogue test demonstrated an exaggerated secretion of 17-hydroxyprogesterone (OHP), T, and androstenedione (A) ...
Lewis Ariane A Division of Neurocritical Care and Emergency Neurology, Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital , Boston, MA , - - 2014
Objective. Hydrocephalus after subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) requires temporary cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) drainage using an external ventricular drain (EVD). This drain is removed if patients pass a clamp trial, or a ventriculoperitoneal shunt (VPS) is placed. Little is known about the risk factors for delayed VPS placement in patients who pass ...
Gonzalez Shawneen M SM Department of Oral Biology, College of Dentistry, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Lincoln, NE, - - 2014
Background: To examine: 1) alveolar bone loss (ABL), a hallmark of periodontitis, in anti-citrullinated protein antibody (ACPA)-positive rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients versus osteoarthritis controls and 2) the association of ABL with RA disease activity and ACPA concentrations, including multiple antigen-specific ACPA. Methods: This multicenter case-control study included 617 patients diagnosed ...
Peng Hua H Pediatric Department, Union Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huang zhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, People's Republic of - - 2014
To explore effective and convenient rescue therapy options for coronary artery aneurysms (CAA) with thrombosis in Kawasaki disease (KD). A total of 210 patients with KD between the years 2003 and 2013 were retrospectively reviewed in our institute. 144 of these 210 KD developed CAA, and 10 patients with CAA ...
Long DE Yong DY Cardiology Department, Beijing An Zhen Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, - - 2014
Atrial tachycardia (AT) from the right superior pulmonary vein (RSPV) may mimic right atrial (RA)-AT due to its proximity to the superior vena cava (SVC) and the preferential connections between the left atrium and right atrium. RA electroanatomical mapping was performed and analyzed during RSPV-AT to differentiate it from RA-AT. ...
Gurvits Grigoriy E GE Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, Langone Medical Center, 530 First Avenue, SKI-9N, New York, NY, 10016, USA, - - 2014
Black esophagus or acute esophageal necrosis (AEN) is a striking medical condition characterized by circumferential black appearing esophageal mucosa affecting various lengths of the organ with nearly universal involvement of the distal esophagus and abrupt transition at the gastroesophageal junction. This syndrome is gaining acceptance as an important cause of ...
Eindhoven Jannet A JA Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center, Gravendijkwal 230, Rotterdam, 3015 CE, The - - 2014
Late systolic dysfunction of the systemic right ventricle (RV) in patients with transposition of the great arteries (TGA) is of major concern. Right ventricular global longitudinal strain (GLS) might be able to identify early dysfunction. Adults with TGA after Mustard operation (TGA-Mustard) or congenitally corrected-TGA (ccTGA) underwent echocardiography, electrocardiography, and ...
Dogan Onugoren M M Krankenhaus Mara, Epilepsy Center Bethel, Bielefeld, - - 2014
Two novel antibodies (abs) directed to γ-aminobutyric acid B receptor (GABABR) and α-amino-3-hydroxy-5-methyl-4-isoxazolepropionic acid receptor (AMPAR) in patients with limbic encephalitis (LE) were first described by the Philadelphia/Barcelona groups and confirmed by the Mayo group. We present a novel series for further clinical and paraclinical refinement. Serum and cerebrospinal fluid ...
Guo Yutao Y Haemostasis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology Unit, University of Birmingham Centre for Cardiovascular Sciences, City Hospital, Birmingham, - - 2014
Background: There is growing evidence that chemokines are potentially important mediators of the pathogenesis of atherosclerotic disease. Major atherothrombotic complications, such as stroke and myocardial infarction, are common among atrial fibrillation (AF) patients. This increase in risk of adverse events may be predicted by a score based on the presence ...
Im Churl Hyun CH Division of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Kyungpook National University School of Medicine, Junggu, Daegu, Republic of - - 2014
Patients with RA have an increased risk of atherosclerosis and cardiovascular (CV) diseases compared with the general population. The aim of this study was to evaluate the role of inflammatory burden in the formation of carotid plaques in patients with RA. We performed carotid artery US to measure the carotid ...
Wang Zhi-Jun ZJ From the *Department of Oral Surgery, Ninth People's Hospital, School of Stomatology, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, Shanghai Key Laboratory of Stomatology & Shanghai Research Institute of Stomatology; and †Department of Ultrasonography, Ninth People's Hospital, School of Stomatology, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, - - 2014
Idiopathic enlargement of salivary glands used to be confusing in diagnosis until immunoglobulin G4 (IgG4)-related sclerosing sialadenitis was proposed as a possible answer. In this case series, we reported the clinical features and management outcomes in 16 patients with IgG4-related sclerosing sialadenitis. We retrospectively studied 16 patients in clinical examination, ...
Pelaz Alejandro A Servicio de Cirugía Oral y Maxilofacial, Hospital de Cabueñes, Gijón, Asturias, - - 2014
Bisphosphonates are widely prescribed drugs whose principal capacity is inhibiting the osteoclast function. In 2003 a complication related to their administration, bisphosphonate-related osteonecrosis of the jaw (BRONJ), was described. The objectives of this study were to identify diagnosed cases of BRONJ in a third-level hospital over 8years, evaluating the main ...
Chandirasekar R R Department of Zoology, School of Life Sciences Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India, 641 046. Electronic address: - - 2014
Rheumatoid Arthritis is the commonest inflammatory joint disease, affecting nearly 1% of the adult population worldwide. Early and accurate diagnosis and prognosis of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) has become increasingly important. In the present study, we aimed to elucidate the relationships between hematological, biochemical, immunological and cytogenetic parameters in rheumatoid arthritis ...
Shoemark Amelia - - 2014
Cilia line the surface of the respiratory tract and beat in a coordinated wave to protect the lungs against infection. Bardet Biedl Syndrome (BBS) is rare condition attributed to cilia dysfunction. Murine models of BBS suggest a respiratory phenotype, however, no reports have studied the translation of these findings in ...
Alves Jose Leonidas JL - - 2014
Background:Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) is a rare and ultimately fatal disorder of the pulmonary vasculature. There is increasing interest in the worldwide characteristics of PAH patients, although data coming from the southern hemisphere remain scarce. The objective of this study was to describe a cohort of incident PAH patients from ...
Rouzet François F Department of Nuclear Medicine, Bichat Hospital, Assistance Publique Hôpitaux de Paris (APHP) and DHU FIRE, 46 rue Henri Huchard, 75018, Paris, France, - - 2014
The diagnostic value of radiolabeled white blood cells (WBCs) scintigraphy in mediastinitis is well established, but data in the specific context of relapse are lacking. The present study aimed at evaluation of the diagnostic value of WBCs scintigraphy in suspicion of mediastinitis relapse after prior surgical revision. Multiple planar incidences ...
Misiak Błażej B Department of Psychiatry, Wroclaw Medical University, 10 Pasteur Street, 50-367, Wroclaw, Poland, - - 2014
Alterations in one-carbon metabolism (OCM) have been repeatedly reported in schizophrenia. However, there is a scarcity of studies addressing the effects of antipsychotics on selected OCM markers in schizophrenia and provided results are inconsistent. We recruited 39 first-episode schizophrenia (FES) patients and determined serum profile of total homocysteine (tHcy), folate, vitamin ...
Foocharoen Chingching C Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen, - - 2014
Anti-topoisomerase I antibody (ATA) carries an increased risk of systemic sclerosis (SSc) internal organ involvement. There have been no published comparisons of the clinical characteristics of patients positive and negative for ATA in Thailand, where the positive rate for ATA is higher than among Caucasians. To define the clinical differences ...
Moustapha Cisse M M Service de néphrologie, hôpital Aristide Le Dantec, 30 avenue Pasteur, 3001 Dakar, - - 2014
It is now established that vitamin D acts as a steroid hormone via a nuclear receptor to perform its varied functions in mineral metabolism. Very few studies in sub-Saharan Africa, and in Senegal in particular, have focused on the prevalence of low vitamin D reserves in black individuals living in ...
van Geel N N Department of Dermatology, Ghent University Hospital, Ghent, - - 2014
Some case reports are published concerning the concomitant presence of congenital melanocytic naevi (CMN), halo naevi and vitiligo. Their possible link has however never been investigated in a large patient population. The objective of this study was to evaluate the relevance of congenital melanocytic naevi in vitiligo patients with respect ...
Doesch C C 1st Department of Medicine Cardiology, University Medical Center Mannheim, Medical Faculty Mannheim, University of Heidelberg, Theodor-Kutzer-Ufer 1-3, 68167, Mannheim, Germany, - - 2014
To compare cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR)-derived right ventricular fractional shortening (RVFS), tricuspid annular plane systolic excursion with a reference point within the right ventricular apex (TAPSEin) and with one outside the ventricle (TAPSEout) with the standard volumetric approach in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM). 105 patients with HCM and 20 ...
Willems M N I MN Department of Cardiology, Wagnerlaan 55, 6800 TA, Arnhem, the Netherlands, - - 2014
Patients with chest pain have a large impact on available resources in coronary emergency rooms (CER). Clinical judgement, ECG, risk scores and biomarkers guide in risk stratification. We investigated if high-sensitivity troponin T (HsT) and the HEART Score could contribute to risk stratification at the CER. All patients with chest ...
Manner Hendrik H Department of Internal Medicine II, HSK Hospital, Teaching Hospital of the University Medicine of Mainz, Klinik Innere Medizin II, HSK Wiesbaden, Ludwig-Erhard-Strasse 100, 65199, Wiesbaden, Germany, - - 2014
A prerequisite for endoscopic treatment (ET) of not only mucosal, but also submucosal early adenocarcinoma of the esophagus (EAC) would be a rate of lymph node (LN) metastasis below the mortality rate of esophagectomy (2-5 %). The aim of the present study was to evaluate the rate of LN metastasis in ...
Mandaliya R R Division of Internal Medicine, Abington Memorial Hospital, Abington, Pennsylvania, - - 2014
In patients with refractory heartburn while on proton pump inhibitor (PPI) therapy, changing drugs or increasing treatment to a twice a day (b.i.d.) dose has become a common practice. This study aims to study patients with persistent heartburn while on PPI therapy and to determine if persistent symptom indicates the ...
Nguyen Rosa R Department of Oncology, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN, 38105, USA, - - 2014
To characterize spinal abnormalities in patients with neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). NF1 patients with at least one spine MRI were selected from participants prospectively enrolled in the National Cancer Institute NF1 Natural History Study. Data were analyzed retrospectively. Ninety-seven patients (38 females, median age 14.2 years, ...
Zhai Chun-Juan - - 2014
Background: The effects of lanthanum carbonate (LC) vs. calciumbased phosphate binders in dialysis patients have been a matter of debate. Methods: We electronically searched PubMed, Embase, CENTRAL, and CBM for all randomized controlled trials comparing LC with calcium-based phosphate binders in adult dialysis patients. Quality assessment was performed using the ...
Hightower Hannah B HB 1Department of Pediatrics,University of Alabama at Birmingham,Birmingham,Alabama,United States of - - 2014
Background: CHD is the leading cause of mortality due to birth defects. Array comparative genomic hybridisation (aCGH) detects submicroscopic copy number changes and may improve identification of the genetic basis of CHD. Methods: This is a retrospective analysis of 1252 patients from a regional referral centre who had undergone aCGH. ...
Kesikburun Serdar S From the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Gülhane Military Medical Academy, Turkish Armed Forces Rehabilitation Center, Ankara (SK, EY, ÜG, KY, AKT); and Military Hospital of Elazığ, The Clinics of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Elazığ, Turkey - - 2014
The aim of this study was to assess the femoral articular cartilage thickness of the intact knee in patients with traumatic lower extremity amputation compared with nonimpaired individuals. A total of 30 male patients with traumatic lower extremity amputation (mean [SD] age, 31.2 [6.3] yrs) and a random sample of ...
Jung Jo Sung JS Departments of aRadiology bNuclear Medicine cInternal Medicine dSurgery, Soonchunhyang University Hospital, Cheonan, - - 2014
The aim of this study was to predict the success of I ablation using preablative Tc pertechnetate salivary scintigraphy and a postablative dual I scan in differentiated thyroid cancer (DTC). A total of 168 DTC patients who underwent I ablation with preablative salivary scintigraphy and a postablative dual (early and ...
Tur Carmen C From the Departments of Brain Repair and Rehabilitation (C.T., B.B., Z.K., A.J.T., O.C.) and Neuroinflammation (D.R.A., D.H.M.), University College of London Institute of Neurology, UK; Multiple Sclerosis Centre of Catalonia (Cemcat) (C.T.), Neurology-Neuroimmunology Department, Vall d'Hebron University Hospital, Barcelona, Spain; Blizard Institute (S.R.), Queen Mary University of London; Medical Statistics Department (D.R.A.), London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of London; Clinical Imaging Sciences Centre (M.C.), Brighton and Sussex Medical School, Falmer, East Sussex; and National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) University College London Hospitals (UCLH) Biomedical Research Centre, - - 2014
To investigate whether (1) there were differences between HLA-DRB1*15-positive and -negative patients at baseline, and (2) HLA-DRB1*15-positive patients showed a greater development of brain and spinal cord damage, as assessed by MRI, and greater progression of disability, during a 5-year follow-up, compared with HLA-DRB1*15-negative patients. HLA-DRB1*15 typing was performed in ...
Kim Han-Joon HJ From the Department of Neurology and Movement Disorder Center (H.-J.K., B.S.J., J.S., W.-W.L., H.P.), Parkinson Study Group, and Neuroscience Research Institute, College of Medicine, Seoul National University; Department of Neurology (Y.J.J.), Kyung Hee University Hospital at Gangdong, Seoul; and Department of Neurology (G.E.), Myongji Hospital, Goyang-si, Kyongki-do, - - 2014
To examine the prevalence of mutations in spinocerebellar ataxia (SCA) genes in patients who were clinically diagnosed with multiple system atrophy (MSA). Genetic tests for SCA were performed in 302 of 528 patients who met the diagnostic criteria for MSA based on clinical features. Generally, when a patient had cerebellar ...
Jang Sung Ho SH From the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, College of Medicine, Yeungnam University, Taegu, Republic of - - 2014
This study reports on a patient with an intracerebral hemorrhage who showed recovery of an injured arcuate fasciculus (AF) in the dominant hemisphere, using follow-up diffusion tensor tractography. A 43-year-old right-handed man presented with severe aphasia and hemiparesis resulting from a spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage in the left parietotemporal lobes. The ...
Leung Aldrich Jing-Tao AJ *University of Alberta Division of Pediatric GI nutrition †Women and Children's Health Research Institute ‡University of Alberta Division of Pediatrics §University of Calgary Faculty of - - 2014
Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) is an allergic and immune-mediated entity that leads to a characteristic inflammation of esophageal mucosa. Patients complain of dysphagia and reflux-like symptoms. As many as 80% of EoE patients may also have a history of atopy, and patients with asthma and eczema have previously been shown to ...
Panaye Marine M Néphrologie, Hôpital E. Herriot, Lyon, - - 2014
The "Pas à Pas" initiative aimed at evaluating the weekly physical activity (PA) and its determinants in a large cohort of dialysis patients. Physical inactivity is a risk factor for mortality in maintenance dialysis patients and is still poorly documented in this population. A prospective national epidemiological study was performed. ...
Aggarwal Ritu R Department of Immunopathology, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India. Electronic address: - - 2014
The evidence of association between HLA-B∗1502 and anticonvulsant induced Stevens-Johnson Syndrome (SJS) and toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN) from the Indian population is scant. Patients with a history of SJS/TEN secondary to carbamazepine or phenytoin were enrolled. The control group comprised of patients who had received carbamazepine/phenytoin for ⩾6 months without ...
Bianchin Marino M MM Center for Epilepsy Surgery (CIREP), Hospital das Clínicas de Ribeirão Preto, Department of Neurology, Ribeirão Preto School of Medicine, University of São Paulo, Ribeirão Preto, Brazil; Basic Research and Advanced Investigations in Neurology (B.R.A.I.N.), Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre, UFRGS,Porto Alegre, Brazil. Electronic address: - - 2014
Recent observations suggest that neurocysticercosis (NCC) might act as an initial precipitating injury (IPI) causing mesial temporal lobe epilepsy associated with hippocampal sclerosis (MTLE-HS). A total of 191 patients from Brazil, a country in which NCC is endemic, were surgically treated for MTLE-HS, and subsequent findings for patients with MTLE-HS ...
Demir Serafettin S Department of Cardiology, Adana State Hospital, Adana, - - 2014
Aim: The aim of this study is to examine uric asid (UA) and high sensitive C-Reactive protein (Hs-CRP) levels in patients with coronary artery ectasia (CAE). Materials and Methods: Ninety-eight patients with isolated CAE (mean age 57.5±10.3), (group-I), 110 patients with CAD but without CAE (mean age 56.3±10.7), (group-II), and ...
Caliandro Pietro P Department of Geriatrics-Neuroscience-Orthopedics-Physiatrics, Institute of Neurology, Catholic University, Rome, - - 2014
Introduction: We evaluated whether near infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) can determine the metabolic patterns of dermatomyositis (DM), polymyositis (PM), and inclusion body myositis (IBM). Methods: We enrolled 10 consecutive patients affected by DM, 11 by PM, 9 by IBM, and 3 groups of healthy controls. We measured changes in oxygenated and ...
Gentile N N Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, - - 2014
Estimation of the prevalence of oesophageal narrowing and its clinical relevance in patients with oesophageal eosinophilia is probably underestimated by endoscopy. To determine the sensitivity and specificity of oesophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) for oesophageal narrowing when compared to a structured oesophagram. We conducted a retrospective chart review at Mayo Clinic, Rochester of ...
Gheita Tamer A TA Department of Rheumatology, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Cairo, - - 2014
To assess vitamin D levels in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients and to find their relation to clinical parameters, fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS), quality of life (QoL) and disease activity. The study included 63 RA patients and 62 controls. Clinical examination and laboratory investigations were performed. For patients, the Disease Activity Score ...
Karageorgiadis Alexander S AS Section on Endocrinology and Genetics, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, - - 2014
Context: Ectopic ACTH/CRH syndrome is a rare cause of Cushing syndrome (CS), especially in children. The localization, work-up, and management of ACTH/CRH secreting tumors are discussed. Setting: A retrospective study was conducted of patients under 21 years of age evaluated at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for CS and ...
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