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This 68-year-old woman with a 9-year history of skin sarcoidosis presented with abdominal pain, bloating, and diarrhea. Following positive occult fecal blood, a diagnosis of ascending colon sarcoidosis was pathologically confirmed after colonoscopy. FDG PET/CT was performed for sarcoid staging, and the ascending colon demonstrated the only focal site of active sarcoidosis (SUVmax = 10).
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Name: Clinical nuclear medicine
Long noncoding RNAs play essential roles in colon cancer tumorigenesis. This study aimed to explore the potential function and molecular mechanisms of LINC00961 in colon cancer. qPCR results showed th...
The aetiology of sarcoidosis is not well established. In previous studies, smoking has been negatively associated with sarcoidosis and there are some indications of an association between exposure to ...
The colorectum includes ascending colon, transverse colon, descending colon, sigmoid colon, and rectum. Different sites of colorectal cancer (CRC) are different in many aspects, including clinical sym...
Colon cancer ranks as the fourth common type of cancer and is responsible for significant morbidity and mortality throughout the world. Late diagnosis and the rarity of potent and safer chemotherapeut...
Sarcoidosis is a multisystem granulomatous inflammatory disorder. Sarcoidosis is associated with significant morbidity and rising healthcare utilisation. Patients with sarcoidosis report higher psycho...
Development of cancer following sarcoidosis has been studied in the past, but, little is known about the development of sarcoidosis following cancer. Investigators proposed an association ...
Background: Chronic fatigue (CF) is a prominent symptom in many sarcoidosis patients, affecting quality of life (QoL) and interfering with treatment. This study investigates neuropsychobio...
This study evaluates the relationship between vitamin-D status and severity of sarcoidosis, and the effects of vitamin-D repletion in vitamin-D insufficient patients with sarcoidosis. Half...
Sarcoidosis is a multisystem disease involving most frequently the lung, the eyes, the lymph nodes and the skin. Skin lesions may be disfiguring and impair the quality of life. Thalidomide...
to determine the genetic pathways operating at the tissue level to cause granulomatous inflammation in the lungs and lymph nodes of patients with sarcoidosis. By so doing, we hope to iden...
A deoxycytidine derivative and fluorouracil PRODRUG that is used as an ANTINEOPLASTIC ANTIMETABOLITE in the treatment of COLON CANCER; BREAST CANCER and GASTRIC CANCER.
The segment of LARGE INTESTINE between the CECUM and the RECTUM. It includes the ASCENDING COLON; the TRANSVERSE COLON; the DESCENDING COLON; and the SIGMOID COLON.
Sarcoidosis affecting predominantly the lungs, the site most frequently involved and most commonly causing morbidity and mortality in sarcoidosis. Pulmonary sarcoidosis is characterized by sharply circumscribed granulomas in the alveolar, bronchial, and vascular walls, composed of tightly packed cells derived from the mononuclear phagocyte system. The clinical symptoms when present are dyspnea upon exertion, nonproductive cough, and wheezing. (Cecil Textbook of Medicine, 19th ed, p431)
The segment of LARGE INTESTINE between ASCENDING COLON and DESCENDING COLON. It passes from the RIGHT COLIC FLEXURE across the ABDOMEN, then turns sharply at the left colonic flexure into the descending colon.
Tumors or cancer of the COLON or the RECTUM or both. Risk factors for colorectal cancer include chronic ULCERATIVE COLITIS; FAMILIAL POLYPOSIS COLI; exposure to ASBESTOS; and irradiation of the CERVIX UTERI.
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Acne Dermatology Eczema Psoriasis Wound Care Dermatology is the medical specialty concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of skin disorders (Oxford Medical Dictionary). As well as studying how the skin works, dermatology covers...