Gastroenterol Hepatol (N Y) 2007 Jan;3(1 Suppl 1):1-12
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Los Angeles, California.
Curr Issues Mol Biol 2021 Aug 31;43(2):1036-1042. Epub 2021 Aug 31.
Department of Pediatrics, Vittore Buzzi Children's Hospital, 20154 Milan, Italy.
Liang-Wang syndrome (LIWAS) is a polymalformative syndrome first described in 2019 caused by heterozygous mutation of the KCNMA1 gene encoding the Ca and voltage-activated K channel (BKC). The KCNMA1 variant p.(Gly356Arg) abolishes the function of BKC and blocks the generation of K current. Read More
Dermatopathology (Basel) 2021 Sep 18;8(3):446-449. Epub 2021 Sep 18.
Pathology Department, Clínica Dermatológica Internacional, 28001 Madrid, Spain.
A case of a purely eccrine nevus in an adolescent patient presenting with focal hyperhidrosis on an area comprising the left forearm and the dorsal aspect of the left hand is described. No clinically evident lesions were identifiable. Dermatopathologic findings were subtle, showing only a slight increase in the number of eccrine glands. Read More
Dermatopathology (Basel) 2021 Sep 1;8(3):442-445. Epub 2021 Sep 1.
Department of Pathology, University Hospital of Geneva, 1205 Geneva, Switzerland.
We described a new case of a hybrid epidermoid and apocrine cyst, known to be a rare histopathological entity. The cyst was located in the axillary region and completely excised, without complication. The diagnosis was made at the histological analysis, where we found a cystic lesion in the dermis, lined with both epidermoid and apocrine epithelium. Read More
Clin Pract 2021 Sep 18;11(3):687-693. Epub 2021 Sep 18.
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, Kantonsspital Baselland (Bruderholz, Liestal, Laufen), Bruderholz, CH-4101 Basel, Switzerland.
A posterior flexion instability due to insufficiency of the posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) in cruciate retaining (CR) total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is an important but underdiagnosed problem. We hereby suggest a diagnostic algorithm, as demonstrated by a case report of a male patient suffering from anterior knee pain and instability after CR TKA. Clinical examination was followed by standard anterior-posterior and lateral radiographs. Read More
Clin Pract 2021 Sep 18;11(3):679-686. Epub 2021 Sep 18.
Department of Cardiology, Nassau University Medical Center, East Meadow, NY 11554, USA.
Dilated cardiomyopathy is a subset of cardiomyopathies defined by reduced ejection fraction of less than 45% and a dilated left ventricle. While dilated cardiomyopathy is common, its etiology is not always readily evident. Paraquat is used as an herbicide worldwide and is one of the main causes of fatal poisoning in underdeveloped countries in Asia, Central America, and the Pacific Islands. Read More