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We reviewed 76 published cases of Doege-Potter syndrome, and non-islet cell tumor hypoglycemia (NICTH) secondary to a solitary fibrous tumor (SFT) between 1989 and 2016, to study disease pathogenesis, diagnosis, and treatment of this rare paraneoplastic disease. Further, we report 1 new case of a patient presenting with Doege-Potter syndrome.
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Multiple case studies have suggested that video-assisted thoracoscopic sympathectomy (VATS) reduces the occurrence and frequency of symptoms in long QT syndrome (LQTS) [1,2,3]. To date there has not b...
Myeloid sarcoma (MS) is defined in the World Health Organization classification as a tumor mass consisting of myeloblasts with or without maturation and involving any anatomic site other than the bone...
Bow hunter's syndrome (BHS) is rare, and typically induced by mechanical compression of the dominant vertebral artery (VA) during head rotation. Here, we report a case of BHS induced by non-dominant V...
Liposarcoma is rare in the mediastinum and is less than 1% of all mediastinal tumors. In the present report, we demonstrated our case and summarized the principal treatment of the mediastinal liposarc...
The purpose of this case report is to present a rare finding of an intradural extramedullary hemangioblastoma of the cauda equina, with literature review. Spinal hemangioblastomas account for 1-5% of ...
Robotic approach to sacral colpopexy is a relatively new procedure. The literature is scarce in regard to its long-term outcomes. This advanced procedure is offered at MMH through the Urog...
Clinical Case report Of spontaneous esophageal perforation in a 75 year old man. He prsented with breathlessness and on investigation found to have esophageal perforation
Infants with congenital long QT syndrome (LQTS) and 2:1 atrioventricular block (AVB) have been recognized as a clinical subset of children with LQTS. The purpose of this study is to descr...
The purpose of this study is to evaluate a specific case management intervention for frequent users (FU) of Emergency Department (ED). Compared to infrequent or non-users, most of the ED-...
Chart review study to collect patient data from medical charts of patients who have been treated with Korlym® for the treatment of ACTH independent adrenal Cushing's Syndrome.
An article or book published after examination of published material on a subject. It may be comprehensive to various degrees and the time range of material scrutinized may be broad or narrow, but the reviews most often desired are reviews of the current literature. The textual material examined may be equally broad and can encompass, in medicine specifically, clinical material as well as experimental research or case reports. State-of-the-art reviews tend to address more current matters. A review of the literature must be differentiated from HISTORICAL ARTICLE on the same subject, but a review of historical literature is also within the scope of this publication type.
Published materials which provide an examination of recent or current literature. Review articles can cover a wide range of subject matter at various levels of completeness and comprehensiveness based on analyses of literature that may include research findings. The review may reflect the state of the art. It also includes reviews as a literary form.
Review of the medical necessity of hospital or other health facility admissions, upon or within a short time following an admission, and periodic review of services provided during the course of treatment.
The non-susceptibility to infection of a large group of individuals in a population. A variety of factors can be responsible for herd immunity and this gives rise to the different definitions used in the literature. Most commonly, herd immunity refers to the case when, if most of the population is immune, infection of a single individual will not cause an epidemic. Also, in such immunized populations, susceptible individuals are not likely to become infected. Herd immunity can also refer to the case when unprotected individuals fail to contract a disease because the infecting organism has been banished from the population.
Death resulting from the presence of a disease in an individual, as shown by a single case report or a limited number of patients. This should be differentiated from DEATH, the physiological cessation of life and from MORTALITY, an epidemiological or statistical concept.