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Ventricular fibrillation produces uncoordinated quivering of the ventricle with no useful contractions. It causes immediate syncope and death within minutes. Treatment is with cardiopulmonary resusc...
Histologic overlap between differentiated vulvar intraepithelial neoplasia and erosive lichen planus may require a multidisciplinary conference for resolution.
Most patients with nonobstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy do not progress to severe HF and have similar age- and sex-adjusted mortality rates compared with the general population, according to res...
Dear Mayo Clinic: My dad was diagnosed with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy at age 52. He has been on medication for a few months, but doctors said he likely will need surgery, even though his symptoms ar...
MyoKardia Inc. announced that the FDA has granted an orphan drug designation to its novel drug for treatment of symptomatic obstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.The drug (MYK-461) is the first ther...
Can you differentiate AHC from other variants of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy?
In this Perspectives article, Ormerod et al. propose that dynamic left ventricular systolic dysfunction provoked by obstruction in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is a manifestation of inefficient cardia...
(HealthDay)—For patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HC), genotype does not predict onset or severity of atrial fibrillation (AF), according to a study published in the April 1 issue of The Am...
MyoKardia, Inc. (Nasdaq:MYOK), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company pioneering a precision medicine approach for the treatment of heritable cardiovascular diseases, today announced that the U.S....
Hypertrophic lichen planus is a chronic variant of lichen planus with controversial malignant association.
Red pigment tattoos are known to cause pseudoepitheliomatous hyperplasia in the skin, frequently simulating squamous cell carcinoma or keratoacanthoma. Herein, the authors present two additional cases...
to investigate whether patients with lichen planus (LP) are really prone to urolithiasis or not.
Lichen planus (LP) is a papulosquamous dermatosis that involves the skin, scalp, nails and mucous membranes. Although its pathogenesis is still unknown, there is evidence that an imbalance of immunolo...
Lichen striatus (LS) and linear lichen planus (LLP) are separate uncommon disorders belonging to linear inflammatory dermatoses. The immunotyping of inflammatory cells has been investigated in LS and ...