Presse Med 2015 May 2;44(5):556-7. Epub 2015 Mar 2.
Assistance publique-Hôpitaux de Marseille, hôpital Conception, Aix-Marseille université, service d'anesthésie et de réanimation, 13005 Marseille, France.
Urol Int 2021 Nov 29:1-3. Epub 2021 Nov 29.
Department of Surgical Oncology, Cancer Institute (WIA), Chennai, India.
Synovial sarcomas occur predominantly in the extremities. Primary renal synovial sarcoma is a rare entity. Very few cases have been reported in the literature. Read More
Am J Trop Med Hyg 2021 Nov 29. Epub 2021 Nov 29.
Laboratory of Human Parasitology, National School of Tropical Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas.
Diarrhea in an immunocompromised patient has a broad infectious differential. Diagnosis is difficult despite advances in diagnostic modalities. We report a case of a 45-year-old Nigerian woman who immigrated to the United States 2 years ago. Read More
Thalassemia and Hemoglobinopathy Research Center, Health Research Institute, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, Khuzestan, Iran.
Strongyloidiasis, a neglected tropical disease (NTD), which is caused by Strongyloides stercoralis, can be fatal in immunocompromised patients. In most chronic cases, infections most frequently are asymptomatic, and eosinophilia might be the only clinical characteristic of this disease. The use of corticosteroids in some diseases like chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) may lead to the development of the life-threatening S. Read More
A 20-year-old female resident of Beijing intended to consume the eggs of the parasitic worm, Taenia saginata, for weight loss; however, she apparently inadvertently ingested Taenia solium (pork tapeworm) eggs, which resulted in disseminated cysticercosis. Cysticerci developed in the brain, tongue, muscles, liver, peritoneum, and subcutaneous tissues. She was administered oral albendazole and praziquantel. Read More
Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) is the most common cause of infectious mononucleosis (IM) and IM is a clinical syndrome typically characterized by fever, pharyngitis, and cervical lymph node enlargement. We describe the case of a 19-year-old man with IM complicated by splenic infarction. The patient visited our hospital because of upper abdominal pain without a fever and sore throat. Read More