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Cryptococcus meningitis is a potentially lethal disease, and cerebrospinal fluid cytology is crucial in establishing diagnosis. We report a novel and interesting morphological sign of Cryptococcus neoformansin CSF cytology resembling the logo of Mercedes-Benz. The sign is highly suggestive of Cryptococcus infection and is a strong indicator for more specific tests and timely treatment.
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Name: European neurology
Bilateral lambdoid and posterior sagittal synostosis (BLSS), is a rarely encountered multisutural craniosynostosis accounting for 0,3%-0,7% of all craniosynostoses. It has been named "Mercedes Benz Sy...
Glycosyl triazoles are conveniently accessible and contain multiple metal-binding units that may assist in metal-mediated catalysis. Azide derivatives of D-glucose have been converted to their respect...
Cytology is widely utilized in the initial evaluation of fluid accumulation in the body cavities. The aim of this study was to determine the accuracy of cytology in distinguishing between benign and m...
Utilizing cytology specimens for molecular testing has attracted increasing attention in the era of personalized medicine. Cytology specimens are clinically easier to access. The samples can be quickl...
In patients presenting with signs and symptoms of an acute coronary syndrome (ACS) the combination of multilead ST depression and ST elevation in lead aVR, the electrocardiographic "aVR sign," has bee...
To compare the effects of conventional cytology testing with concommitant HPV-cytology testing for the detection of high grade cervical lesions in primary cervical cancer screening in Hong...
Liquid Based Cytology is a method of preparing samples for examination in cytopathology.Liquid-based cytology (LBC), enables cells to be suspended in a monolayer. LBC makes better cytologi...
150 patients who had suspected pancreatic malignancy were planed to be enrolled in this study. Equal cytological samples of each patient undergoing EUS-FNA were examined by digital image a...
RATIONALE: Screening tests, such as sputum cytology, may help doctors find tumor cells early and plan better treatment for lung cancer. PURPOSE: This phase II trial is studying how well s...
The overall goals for this study are: 1) to develop a predictive model to identify patients who are stable enough to forego vital sign checks overnight, 2) incorporate this predictive mode...
Yellow discoloration of the SKIN; MUCOUS MEMBRANE; and SCLERA in the NEWBORN. It is a sign of NEONATAL HYPERBILIRUBINEMIA. Most cases are transient self-limiting (PHYSIOLOGICAL NEONATAL JAUNDICE) occurring in the first week of life, but some can be a sign of pathological disorders, particularly LIVER DISEASES.
Morphological abnormalities of the cervical EPITHELIUM, usually revealed in PAP SMEAR, which do not meet the criteria for squamous CERVICAL INTRAEPITHELIAL NEOPLASIA or SQUAMOUS CELL CARCINOMAS of the CERVIX . It may be a sign of infection with certain types of human papillomavirus (HPV).or sign of a benign (not cancer) growth, such as a cyst or polyp or, in menopausal women, of low hormone levels. More testing, such as HPV test, may be needed.
A genus of small, two-winged flies containing approximately 900 described species. These organisms are the most extensively studied of all genera from the standpoint of genetics and cytology.
Compounds with three fused rings that appear like a naphthalene fused to piperidone or like a benz(de)isoquinoline-1,3-dione (not to be confused with BENZYLISOQUINOLINES which have a methyl separating the naphthyl from the benzyl rings). Members are CYTOTOXINS.
Four fused benzyl rings with three linear and one angular, that can be viewed as a benzyl-phenanthrenes. Compare with NAPHTHACENES which are four linear rings.
A diagnostic test is any kind of medical test performed to aid in the diagnosis or detection of disease. For example: to diagnose diseases to measure the progress or recovery from disease to confirm that a person is free from disease Clin...
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