Clin Chem 2020 04;66(4):627-628
Department of Chemical Pathology, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong SAR, China.
J Endocrinol Invest 2021 Sep 2. Epub 2021 Sep 2.
School of Medicine and Surgery, University of Milano-Bicocca, via Cadore 48, 20900, Monza, Italy.
In the partition of the church of San Bernardino in Caravaggio (Lombardy), Fermo Stella (c. 1490-1562) depicted a cycle of frescoes of "The Passion of Christ". In the central panel, "The Crucifixion" one of the tortures of Christ, the sponge-bearer, shows a large goiter and other signs of hypothyroidism (macroglossia, expressionless face, and puffiness around the eyes), confirming that the Renaissance artists often represented sinful and wicked individuals as affected by thyroid diseases. Read More
Indian J Pathol Microbiol 2021 Jul-Sep;64(3):563-567
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India.
Carcinoid tumors are defined as rare slow-growing neuroendocrine tumors. A majority of primary ovarian carcinoids occur in association with mature cystic teratoma or are metastatic to the ovary. A 48-year-old post-menopausal woman presented with progressive facial puffiness, and intractable diarrhea. Read More
Front Pediatr 2021 19;9:648255. Epub 2021 May 19.
Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Guangdong Provincial People's Hospital, Guangdong Academy of Medical Sciences, Guangdong Cardiovascular Institute, Guangzhou, China.
Williams-Beuren syndrome (WBS) is a rare genetic syndrome with a characteristic "elfin" facial gestalt. The "elfin" facial characteristics include a broad forehead, periorbital puffiness, flat nasal bridge, short upturned nose, wide mouth, thick lips, and pointed chin. Recently, deep convolutional neural networks (CNNs) have been successfully applied to facial recognition for diagnosing genetic syndromes. Read More
J Cosmet Dermatol 2021 May 26. Epub 2021 May 26.
Department of Aesthetic and Intervention Dermatology, Aura Skin Institute, Chandigarh, India.
Background: Monopolar radiofrequency (MRF) for facial rejuvenation works by diffusely heating the dermis and subdermal fibro-septal network. Immediate collagen contraction and long-term neo-collagenesis produce antiaging effects.Aim: To lift and repose drooping fat planes along their vectors of descent to restore natural, youthful contours using MRF and to objectively measure, quantify, and analyze the antiaging effects of MRF on the backdrop of functional facial anatomy. Read More
Indian J Nephrol 2021 Jan-Feb;31(1):50-53. Epub 2021 Jan 27.
Department of Radiodiagnosis, All India Institute of Medical Sciences Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India.
A case of prefibrotic myelofibrosis with immune complex-mediated glomerulonephritis is presented. A 45-year-old female, with history of right subclavian and axillary vein thrombosis, presented with abdominal distension, facial puffiness, and pedal edema. Evaluation revealed deranged renal functions with nephrotic range proteinuria and acute kidney injury. Read More