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The development of SUTENT(R) revolutionized the care of metastatic renal carcinoma and of non-operable GIST. The tolerance is quite good with mostly mild side effects grade 1 or 2.
We report the case of three severe esophagitis stage 4 responsible for digestive bleeding. Two patients were taking anti-coagulant that could worsen the bleeding, but none were taking either antiplatelet or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory or corticosteroid that could favour erosion or ulceration of the digestive mucosa. It seems that SUTENT(R) is responsible for the digestive bleeding.
Cases of esophagitis induced by SUTENT(R) have already been reported but are rare and of mild severity. Our three cases of esophagitis are severe with SUTENT(R) treatment as only risk factor and worsened by anti-coagulant treatment for two patients. It might be of interest preventively to treat these patients with inhibitors of proton pump.
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Although radiation esophagitis is one of the most common adverse events that occurs during chemoradiotherapy (CRT) in patients with esophageal cancer, CRT-associated cytomegalovirus (CMV) esophagitis ...
Exposure to potentially toxic substances represents 0.3% of annual visits to a pediatric emergency department, being a situation likely to be prevented and that generates a non-negligible morbidity an...
This case report presents a 13-year-old boy referred to the Department of Paediatric Dentistry, Women's and Children's Hospital, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia, with a 5-week history of severe o...
To determine if esophageal baseline impedance (BI) values in children could be predictive of esophagitis.
A case-comparison study was conducted based on an observational study of severe pneumonia among hospitalized children in the Philippines. The children, from 8days to 13years old and hospitalized with ...
STU-Na belongs to the proton pump inhibitors (PPI), a group of drugs that reduce gastric acidity. PPI are used to treat acid related diseases like erosive or ulcerative esophagitis. This t...
Study Hypothesis: Patients with local renal cell carcinoma who are treated neoadjuvantly with Sutent may show a radiologic response to the study drug (Sutent). The study is looking at th...
Compare the percent of subjects with moderate/severe esophagitis who achieve complete endoscopic resolution after 8 weeks of treatment morning vs. bedtime.
We are asking patients to take part in this study because they have recurrent (returned) (1st or 2nd) anaplastic astrocytoma (AA) or glioblastoma multiforme (GBM). The purposes of this st...
The primary objective of this study is to assess the activity of subcutaneous (SC) amifostine on the incidence and severity of acute radiochemotherapy-induced esophagitis in patients with ...
Chemotherapy-induced dermal side effects that are associated with the use of various CYTOSTATIC AGENTS. Symptoms range from mild ERYTHEMA and/or PARESTHESIA to severe ulcerative dermatitis with debilitating pain involving typically palmoplantar and intertriginous areas. These cutaneous manifestations are sometimes accompanied by nail anomalies.
Chronic ESOPHAGITIS characterized by esophageal mucosal EOSINOPHILIA. It is diagnosed when an increase in EOSINOPHILS are present over the entire esophagus. The reflux symptoms fail to respond to PROTON PUMP INHIBITORS treatment, unlike in GASTROESOPHAGEAL REFLUX DISEASE. The symptoms are associated with IgE-mediated hypersensitivity to food or inhalant allergens.
An acute form of MEGACOLON, severe pathological dilatation of the COLON. It is associated with clinical conditions such as ULCERATIVE COLITIS; CROHN DISEASE; AMEBIC DYSENTERY; or CLOSTRIDIUM ENTEROCOLITIS.
An idiopathic, rapidly evolving, and severely debilitating disease occurring most commonly in association with chronic ulcerative colitis. It is characterized by the presence of boggy, purplish ulcers with undermined borders, appearing mostly on the legs. The majority of cases are in people between 40 and 60 years old. Its etiology is unknown.
A severe condition resulting from bacteria invading healthy muscle from adjacent traumatized muscle or soft tissue. The infection originates in a wound contaminated with bacteria of the genus CLOSTRIDIUM. C. perfringens accounts for the majority of cases (over eighty percent), while C. noyvi, C. septicum, and C. histolyticum cause most of the other cases.
Chronic kidney disease (CKD), also known as chronic renal disease, is a progressive loss in renal function over a period of months or years. The symptoms of worsening kidney function are non-specific, and might include feeling generally unwell and experi...