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To review the characteristics and outcomes of the all the reported cases of acute esophageal necrosis.
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Name: Expert review of gastroenterology & hepatology
Acute pancreatitis may be associated with both local and systemic complications. Systemic injury manifests in the form of organ failure which is seen in approximately 20% of all cases of acute pancrea...
Acute esophageal necrosis (AEN) also known as black esophagus is a rare form of injury to the esophageal mucosa that complicates a variety of clinical conditions. It is characterized by circumpherenti...
Epipericardial fat necrosis is a rare cause of acute pleuritic chest pain reported in approximately 40 cases. This diagnosis mimics a myocardial infarction, pulmonary embolism, or pericarditis; howeve...
Large uterine or cervical leiomyomas may cause acute urinary retention due to bladder outlet obstruction. We report two cases with acute urinary retention caused by cervical leiomyoma. Myomectomies we...
Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis (TEN) and Stevens-Johnson Syndrome (SJS) are characterised by widespread skin and mucosal necrosis and are infrequently reported in children. Triggers and long-term sequelae...
The records of patients who were diagnosed with ARN between April 2010 and February 2017 were analyzed.A retrospective review of the treatment options and outcomes of the these patients wa...
Previous studies showed that combination of endoscopic therapy with vasoconstrictor is better than either vasoconstrictor or endoscopic therapy alone in achieving the successful hemostatsi...
This study uses the cholesterol lowering drug atorvastatin, also known as lipitor, to show reduction of avascular necrosis in steroid treated lupus patients. Avascular necrosis is a diseas...
This is a retrospective chart review study examining 1) demographic data such as age, sex, etiology of pancreatitis 2) clinical data including radiological characteristics of walled off pa...
Multiple predictors have been used for early pancreatic necrosis, prediction, detection, and monitoring. These include clinical score systems and circulating biomarkers. Ranson and APACHE ...
Formal programs for assessing drug prescription against some standard. Drug utilization review may consider clinical appropriateness, cost effectiveness, and, in some cases, outcomes. Review is usually retrospective, but some analysis may be done before drugs are dispensed (as in computer systems which advise physicians when prescriptions are entered). Drug utilization review is mandated for Medicaid programs beginning in 1993.
A severe form of acute INFLAMMATION of the PANCREAS characterized by one or more areas of NECROSIS in the pancreas with varying degree of involvement of the surrounding tissues or organ systems. Massive pancreatic necrosis may lead to DIABETES MELLITUS, and malabsorption.
A form of undifferentiated malignant LYMPHOMA usually found in central Africa, but also reported in other parts of the world. It is commonly manifested as a large osteolytic lesion in the jaw or as an abdominal mass. B-cell antigens are expressed on the immature cells that make up the tumor in virtually all cases of Burkitt lymphoma. The Epstein-Barr virus (HERPESVIRUS 4, HUMAN) has been isolated from Burkitt lymphoma cases in Africa and it is implicated as the causative agent in these cases; however, most non-African cases are EBV-negative.
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.
A systemic non-thrombocytopenic purpura caused by HYPERSENSITIVITY VASCULITIS and deposition of IGA-containing IMMUNE COMPLEXES within the blood vessels throughout the body, including those in the kidney (KIDNEY GLOMERULUS). Clinical symptoms include URTICARIA; ERYTHEMA; ARTHRITIS; GASTROINTESTINAL HEMORRHAGE; and renal involvement. Most cases are seen in children after acute upper respiratory infections.