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Duodenal lymphangiectasia distinguished from follicular lymphoma using narrow-band imaging magnification endoscopy.

Gastrointest Endosc 2019 Apr 19. Epub 2019 Apr 19.

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Niigata University, 1-757, Aasahimachi-Dori, Chuo-Ku, Niigata, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gie.2019.04.220DOI Listing

Crohn's disease initiated with extraintestinal features.

BMJ Case Rep 2019 Apr 20;12(4). Epub 2019 Apr 20.

Department of Oral Health Policy and Epidemiology, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

Crohn's disease (CD) is a multifactorial, chronic immune-mediated disorder. The oral cavity is involved in 0.5% to 20% of the patients with CD. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bcr-2019-229916DOI Listing
April 2019
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Mesenteric Lymphatic Alterations Observed During DSS Induced Intestinal Inflammation Are Driven in a TLR4-PAMP/DAMP Discriminative Manner.

Front Immunol 2019 26;10:557. Epub 2019 Mar 26.

Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Inflammation Research Network, Snyder Institute for Chronic Diseases, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada.

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is characterized by both acute and chronic phase inflammation of the gastro-intestinal (GI) tract that affect a large and growing number of people worldwide with little to no effective treatments. This is in part due to the lack of understanding of the disease pathogenesis and also the currently poorly described involvement of other systems such as the lymphatics. During DSS induced colitis, mice also develop a severe inflammation of terminal ileum with many features similar to IBD. Read More

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https://www.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fimmu.2019.00557
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http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fimmu.2019.00557DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6443629PMC
March 2019
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Renal Lymphangiectasia in the Transplanted Kidney: Case Series and Literature Review.

Transplantation 2019 Apr 4. Epub 2019 Apr 4.

Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University, London, ON, Canada.

Background: Renal lymphangiectasia is a rare and poorly understood lymphatic disease associated with lymphatic dilation and leakage. To our knowledge, no cases have been described in the context of a transplanted kidney.

Methods: We describe two cases of renal lymphangiectasia in transplanted kidneys, both from pediatric donors. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/TP.0000000000002745DOI Listing
April 2019
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Second Case of HOIP Deficiency Expands Clinical Features and Defines Inflammatory Transcriptome Regulated by LUBAC.

Front Immunol 2019 18;10:479. Epub 2019 Mar 18.

Inflammatory Disease Section, National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), NIH, Bethesda, MD, United States.

HOIP is the catalytic subunit of the linear ubiquitination chain assembly complex (LUBAC) that is essential for NF-κB signaling and thus proper innate and adaptive immunity. To date only one patient with HOIP deficiency has been reported with clinical characteristics that include autoinflammation, immunodeficiency, amylopectinosis, and systemic lymphangiectasia. We sought to identify a genetic cause of a disease for an 8 year-old girl who presented with early-onset immune deficiency and autoinflammation. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fimmu.2019.00479DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6431612PMC
March 2019
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A Case of Bilateral Spontaneous Chylothorax with Respiratory Syncytial Virus Bronchiolitis.

Case Rep Pediatr 2019 6;2019:2853632. Epub 2019 Feb 6.

Division of Critical Care Medicine, Le Bonheur Children's Hospital, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN, USA.

A case of bilateral spontaneous chylothorax with respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) bronchiolitis has never been reported. We report the case of a 7-month-old boy born at 33 weeks gestation with a history of Down syndrome, atrial septal defect, pulmonary hypertension, and chronic lung disease, hospitalized due to RSV bronchiolitis who developed bilateral spontaneous chylothorax with exacerbation of pulmonary hypertension (PH). The patient died after 9 weeks of mechanical ventilation and treatment for PH. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2019/2853632DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6381583PMC
February 2019
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Reversal of secondary protein-losing enteropathy after surgical revision of a jejunal Roux-en-Y loop in a patient after liver transplantation.

Am J Transplant 2019 Mar 14. Epub 2019 Mar 14.

Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands.

Secondary protein-losing enteropathy (PLE) is a rare complication following pediatric liver transplantation (LT), mostly related to venous outflow obstruction of the liver. Here, we discuss a thus far unknown cause of secondary PLE following pediatric LT. A 7-month-old boy underwent LT with biliary anastomosis using a Roux-en-Y jejunal loop. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ajt.15354DOI Listing
March 2019
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Phenotype and Genotype of a Cohort of Chinese Children with Early-Onset Protein-Losing Enteropathy.

J Pediatr 2019 Mar 7. Epub 2019 Mar 7.

Department of Gastroenterology, Children's Hospital of Fudan University, Shanghai, China.

Objectives: To examine the phenotypes and perform next-generation sequencing in children with early-onset protein-losing enteropathy.

Study Design: We performed a retrospective review of 27 children with early-onset protein-losing enteropathy. Patients were characterized on clinical, immunologic, and systemic involvements. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpeds.2018.12.003DOI Listing
March 2019
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Pediatric localized intestinal lymphangiectasia treated with resection.

Int Med Case Rep J 2019 11;12:23-27. Epub 2019 Feb 11.

University of Szeged, Department of Pediatrics, Szeged, Hungary,

Introduction: Primary intestinal lymphangiectasia (PIL) is a very rare disorder usually diagnosed before the third year of life or later in adulthood, presenting with pitting edema, hypoproteinemia and low immunoglobulin levels. The location and the extent of the affected bowel greatly influence the clinical manifestation. The localized or segmental form of PIL is extremely rare with only five pediatric cases reported worldwide. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/IMCRJ.S192940DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6375111PMC
February 2019
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Association of chronic enteropathy activity index, blood urea concentration, and risk of death in dogs with protein-losing enteropathy.

J Vet Intern Med 2019 Mar 19;33(2):536-543. Epub 2019 Feb 19.

Bristol Veterinary School, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom.

Background: Malnutrition is associated with increased risk of premature death in humans with inflammatory bowel disease.

Hypothesis/objective: To determine if historical, clinical, and laboratory markers of malnutrition in dogs at the time of histologic diagnosis of protein-losing enteropathy (PLE) caused by chronic enteropathy (CE) or lymphangiectasia are associated with increased risk of death.

Animals: Seventy-one client-owned dogs diagnosed with PLE. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jvim.15448DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6430906PMC
March 2019
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Successful treatment of conjunctival lymphangiectasia accompanied by corneal dellen using a high-frequency radiowave electrosurgical device.

Indian J Ophthalmol 2019 Mar;67(3):409-411

Department of Ophthalmology, Kyung Hee University Hospital at Gangdong, Kyung Hee University, Seoul, Korea.

A 62-year-old man presented with a 1-month history of right eye pain unresponsive to artificial tears and topical steroids. At presentation, bullous yellowish fluid collection was noted in the nasal conjunctiva. Corneal thinning and opacity were observed at the 3 o'clock position of the cornea. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/ijo.IJO_1109_18DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6407410PMC
March 2019
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Comparative pathophysiology and management of protein-losing enteropathy.

J Vet Intern Med 2019 Mar 14;33(2):383-402. Epub 2019 Feb 14.

Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota.

Protein-losing enteropathy, or PLE, is not a disease but a syndrome that develops in numerous disease states of differing etiologies and often involving the lymphatic system, such as lymphangiectasia and lymphangitis in dogs. The pathophysiology of lymphatic disease is incompletely understood, and the disease is challenging to manage. Understanding of PLE mechanisms requires knowledge of lymphatic system structure and function, which are reviewed here. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jvim.15406DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6430879PMC
March 2019
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Penile Lymphangioma: review of the literature with a case presentation.

Basic Clin Androl 2019 28;29. Epub 2019 Jan 28.

3Department of Vattikuti Urology Institute, Henry Ford Hospital, 2799 West Grand Blvd, Detroit, MI 48202 USA.

Background: Penile lymphangiomas are rare manifestations of lymphangiomas or lymphatic malformations which are more commonly found in the head or neck region of the body. Lymphangiomas are further categorized as lymphangioma circumscriptum, cavernous lymphangioma, cystic hygroma, or acquired lymphangiomas (also known as lymphangiectasia), based on their depth and etiology.

Results: A literature review revealed only 30 cases of penile lymphangioma between 1947 and March 30, 2018. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12610-018-0081-3DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6348653PMC
January 2019
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Primary lymphangiectasia of the gastrointestinal tract.

Ter Arkh 2018 Apr;90(3):96-98

FSBEI HE "Dagestan State Medical University" Ministry of Health, Makhachkala, Russia.

Intestinal lymphangiectasia is a very rare pathology, characterized by the presence of enlarged lymphatic vessels in all layers of the intestinal wall and in the mesentery. As a result, "lymphatic lakes" are formed, through which lymph exudates into the lumen of the intestine. The main manifestation is hypoproteinemic edema. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.26442/terarkh201890396-98DOI Listing
April 2018
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Severe Protein-Losing Enteropathy Due to an Indolent Splenic Lymphoma: Case Report and Review of the Literature.

Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk 2019 Jan 3. Epub 2019 Jan 3.

Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clml.2018.12.015DOI Listing
January 2019

Prevalence of Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis IS 900 DNA in biopsy tissues from patients with Crohn's disease: histopathological and molecular comparison with Johne's disease in Fars province of Iran.

BMC Infect Dis 2019 Jan 7;19(1):23. Epub 2019 Jan 7.

Department of Pathology, School of Veterinary Medicine, Shiraz University, PO Box 71345-1731, Shiraz, Iran.

Background: Crohn's disease is a chronic enteritis of humans that affects the gastrointestinal tract, especially the terminal ileum, cecum and colon. The etiology of this disease is still unknown but seems to be multifactorial. There are reports about the potential link between Crohn's disease in humans and the causative agent of Johne's disease in ruminants. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12879-018-3619-2DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6322312PMC
January 2019
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[Unilateral congenital pulmonary lymphangiectasia in a preterm infant].

Rev Chil Pediatr 2018 Aug;89(4):516-520

CIASAP, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Autónoma de Sinaloa, Culiacán, Sinaloa, Mexico.

Unilateral congenital pulmonary lymphangiectasia (CPL) is an extremely rare disease of the pulmo nary lymphatic vessels.

Objective: to present a case of CPL in a premature newborn.

Clinical Case: premature male newborn with severe respiratory failure at 2 hours of extrauterine life was treated with exogenous surfactant, catecholamines and high frequency oscillatory ventilation (HFOV). Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0370-41062018005000605DOI Listing
August 2018
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CHAPLE syndrome uncovers the primary role of complement in a familial form of Waldmann's disease.

Authors:
Ahmet Ozen

Immunol Rev 2019 Jan;287(1):20-32

Division of Allergy and Immunology, Marmara University School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey.

Primary intestinal lymphangiectasia (PIL) or Waldmann's disease was described in 1961 as an important cause of protein-losing enteropathy (PLE). PIL can be the sole finding in rare individuals or occur as part of a multisystemic genetic syndrome. Although genetic etiologies of many lymphatic dysplasia syndromes associated with PIL have been identified, the pathogenesis of isolated PIL (with no associated syndromic features) remains unknown. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/imr.12715DOI Listing
January 2019
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Novel mutation in as a cause of recurrent hydrops fetalis from Hennekam lymphangiectasia-lymphedema syndrome-1.

Clin Case Rep 2018 Dec 24;6(12):2358-2363. Epub 2018 Oct 24.

Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences University of California San Diego La Jolla California.

Whole exome sequencing (WES) was used to determine the etiology of recurrent hydrops fetalis in this case of Hennekam lymphangiectasia-lymphedema syndrome-1. WES is a useful approach for diagnosing rare single-gene conditions with nonspecific phenotypes and should be considered early in the diagnostic process of investigating fetal abnormalities. Read More

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https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/ccr3.1804
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ccr3.1804DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6293140PMC
December 2018
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A story of oedemas.

Ann Biol Clin (Paris) 2018 Dec;76(6):681-685

Laboratoire de biochimie, Hôpital Saint-Philibert, Lomme, France.

The Waldmann's disease is a primitive intestinal lymphangectasia. This exsudative enteropathy initiates a protein leakage by the digestive tract. Clinically, this syndrome is characterised by oedemas and biologically by hypoprotidemia and loss of lymphocytes T CD4+, which increases a risk for infections. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1684/abc.2018.1398DOI Listing
December 2018

[Primary intestinal lymphangiectasia: Could propranolol be an effective alternative treatment?]

An Pediatr (Barc) 2018 Oct 25. Epub 2018 Oct 25.

Servicio de Gastroenterología y Nutrición, Hospital Materno Infantil, Badajoz, España.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.anpedi.2018.09.006DOI Listing
October 2018
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Novel Magnified Single-Balloon Enteroscopy Enables Observation of Jejunal White Spots Associated with Lymphangiectasia.

Dig Dis 2019 22;37(2):170-174. Epub 2018 Nov 22.

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Niigata University, Niigata, Japan.

A 59-year-old woman was diagnosed with primary intestinal lymphangiectasia (PIL), with characteristic findings on capsule enteroscopy and confirmation by histopathological examination of biopsy specimens. We viewed the abnormal jejunal mucosa using a newly developed magnifying single-balloon enteroscope (SIF-Y0007). Conventional observation showed leakage of chyle. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000493578DOI Listing
February 2019
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An additional case of Hennekam lymphangiectasia-lymphedema syndrome caused by loss-of-function mutation in ADAMTS3.

Am J Med Genet A 2018 Dec 18;176(12):2858-2861. Epub 2018 Nov 18.

Ambry Genetics, Aliso Viejo, California, USA.

Hennekam lymphangiectasia-lymphedema syndrome (HKLLS) is a genetically heterogeneous lymphatic dysplasia with characteristic of facial dysmorphism, neurocognitive impairments, and abnormalities of the pericardium, intestinal tract, and extremities. It is an autosomal recessive condition caused by biallelic mutations in CCBE1 (collagen- and calcium-binding epidermal growth factor domain-containing protein 1) (HKLLS1; OMIM 235510) or FAT4 (HKLLS2; OMIM 616006). CCBE1 acts via ADAMTS3 (a disintegrin and metalloprotease with thrombospondin motifs-3 protease) to enhance vascular endothelial growth factor C signaling. Read More

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1002/ajmg.a.40633
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ajmg.a.40633DOI Listing
December 2018
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Milky Mesentery: Acute Abdomen with Chylous Ascites.

Indian Pediatr 2018 Oct;55(10):909-910

Department of Surgery, University College of Medical Sciences and Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital, Shahdara, Delhi, India.

Background: Clinical presentations of intestinal lymphangiectasia include pitting edema, chylous ascites, pleural effusion, diarrhea, malabsorption and intestinal obstruction.

Case Characteristics: An 8-year-old male child presented to the emergency department with clinical features of peritonitis, raising suspicion of appendicular or small bowel perforation.

Intervention/outcome: Diagnosis of chylous ascites with primary intestinal lymphangiectasia made on laparotomy. Read More

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October 2018
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Eculizumab Is Safe and Effective as a Long-term Treatment for Protein-losing Enteropathy Due to CD55 Deficiency.

J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2019 Mar;68(3):325-333

The Genetics Institute, Rambam Health Care Campus.

Objectives: Loss of the complement inhibitor CD55 leads to a syndrome of early-onset protein-losing enteropathy (PLE), associated with intestinal lymphangiectasia and susceptibility to large-vein thrombosis. The in vitro and short-term treatment benefits of eculizumab (C5-inhibitor) therapy for CD55-deficiency have been previously demonstrated. Here we present the 18-months treatment outcomes for 3 CD55-deficiency patients with sustained therapeutic response. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MPG.0000000000002198DOI Listing
March 2019
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Acquired Lymphangiectasia of the Scrotum.

Skinmed 2018 9;16(5):337-339. Epub 2018 Nov 9.

West Bengal Skineplex, Center of Dermatology, Burdwan, West Bengal, India.

A 56-year-old man presented with multiple, skin-colored, raised eruptions of the scrotum that had been present for 2 years. Their onset had been gradual, and they had been increasing in size, resulting in cosmetic disfigurement. A year previously, he had been operated on for a bilateral vaginal hydrocele with partial excision and eversion of the sac (Jabouley method). Read More

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November 2018
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Primary Intestinal Lymphangiectasia (Waldmann's Disease).

Am J Gastroenterol 2019 Feb;114(2):197

Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, School of Medicine, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago, Chile.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41395-018-0413-0DOI Listing
February 2019
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Primary intestinal lymphangiectasia and a review of the current literature.

Turk J Gastroenterol 2018 11;29(6):714-716

Department of Internal Medicine, Health Sciences University, İzmir Tepecik Health Practice and Research Center, İzmir, Turkey.

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http://www.turkjgastroenterol.org/eng/makale/5407/310/Full-T
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http://dx.doi.org/10.5152/tjg.2018.18596DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6284676PMC
November 2018
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Cutaneous Lymphangiectasia of Genitalia: A Rare Occurrence.

J Assoc Physicians India 2018 04;66(4):60

Senior Resident, Department of Respiratory Medicine, Government Medical College, Kota, Rajasthan.

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Acquired widespread lymphangiectasia mimicking immunobullous disease: A case report.

SAGE Open Med Case Rep 2018 9;6:2050313X18802137. Epub 2018 Oct 9.

Department of Dermatology, MetroHealth Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA.

A 76-year-old Caucasian woman presented with a 3-year history of a recurrent pruritic eruption on the hips, thighs, and under the breasts associated with intermittent lesions resembling vesicles and bullae that failed to respond to topical corticosteroids. She had a history of severe lichen sclerosis et atrophicus, leading to invasive squamous cell carcinoma of the vulva for which she underwent radical vulvectomy and bilateral inguino-femoral lymph node dissection. On physical examination, involving the inframammary breasts, abdomen, hips, and proximal thighs there were multiple erosions with hemorrhagic crust and multiple clustered translucent papules. Read More

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http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/2050313X18802137
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/2050313X18802137DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6178371PMC
October 2018
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Lymphaticovenous anastomosis and resection for genital acquired lymphangiectasia (GAL).

Authors:
H Hara M Mihara

J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 2018 11 8;71(11):1625-1630. Epub 2018 Jun 8.

Department of Lymphatic and Reconstructive Surgery, JR Tokyo General Hospital, 2-1-3 Yoyogi, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, 151-8528, Japan. Electronic address:

The purpose of this paper is to report on the relationship between lymphoscintigraphic findings and the operative results of lymphaticovenous anastomosis (LVA) as well as the resection of genital acquired lymphangiectasia (GAL). Seventeen patients with GAL who underwent lymphoscintigraphy between April 2012 and June 2016 were included in this retrospective study. LVA and GAL resections were performed for 14 patients. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bjps.2018.05.015DOI Listing
November 2018
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Intestinal lymphangiectasia: a rare cause of intussusception in an adolescent.

Ann R Coll Surg Engl 2019 Feb 16;101(2):e43-e44. Epub 2018 Oct 16.

Department of Surgical Gastroenterology, Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research, Pondicherry , Puducherry , India.

Intussusception in adolescents is usually idiopathic in nature. A 17-year-old woman with diffuse large B cell lymphoma presented with signs of intestinal obstruction after initiation of induction chemotherapy. On evaluation, the patient was diagnosed to have ileoileal intussusception with intestinal lymphangiectasia as the lead point. Read More

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https://publishing.rcseng.ac.uk/doi/10.1308/rcsann.2018.0182
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1308/rcsann.2018.0182DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6351867PMC
February 2019
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Magnified single-balloon enteroscopy in the diagnosis of intestinal follicular lymphoma: a case series.

Intest Res 2018 Oct 10;16(4):628-634. Epub 2018 Oct 10.

Department of Medicine, Shiga University of Medical Science, Otsu, Japan.

The objective of this study was to evaluate the magnified endoscopic findings in the diagnosis of follicular lymphoma in the small intestine in comparison with those of intestinal follicular lymphoma and lymphangiectasia. Four patients with follicular lymphoma and 3 with lymphangiectasia in the small intestine were retrospectively analyzed. A prototype magnifying singleballoon enteroscope was used. Read More

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http://irjournal.org/journal/view.php?doi=10.5217/ir.2018.00
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http://dx.doi.org/10.5217/ir.2018.00003DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6223446PMC
October 2018
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Acquired Cutaneous Lymphangiectasia Secondary to Cervical Cancer Treatment.

Am J Dermatopathol 2019 May;41(5):396-397

Department of Dermatology, Chung-Ang University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DAD.0000000000001127DOI Listing
May 2019
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Pulmonary cysts in smoking-related interstitial fibrosis: a form of pseudocyst secondary to pulmonary interstitial emphysema.

Rev Esp Patol 2018 Oct - Dec;51(4):257-261. Epub 2018 Mar 14.

From the Department of Pneumology, University General Hospital, Valencia, Spain; From the Departement of Medicine. Valencia University, Valencia, Spain.

Smoking-related interstitial fibrosis is a distinct form of fibrosis, found in smokers, which has striking histopathological features. We present a case of pulmonary interstitial fibrosis with cysts in a 58-year-old woman who was a significant active smoker, presenting with a 7 month history of progressive dyspnea. TAC revealed thin-walled pulmonary cysts. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.patol.2018.01.005DOI Listing
March 2018
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Gross and histopathologic findings in sheep with plastic bags in the rumen.

Int J Vet Sci Med 2017 Dec 9;5(2):152-158. Epub 2017 Nov 9.

Department of Public Health, Pharmacology and Toxicology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Nairobi, Kenya.

The objective of this study was to evaluate the gross and histo-pathological lesions caused by plastic bags in the rumen of sheep. Sixteen (16) castrated, one-year old Dorper sheep were used for the study. The animals were divided into 4 groups each consisting of 4 sheep. Read More

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S23144599173007
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijvsm.2017.08.005DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6137837PMC
December 2017
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Atypical Clinical Presentation of Crohn's Disease with Superior Mesenteric Vein Obstruction and Protein-losing Enteropathy.

Intern Med 2019 Feb 12;58(3):369-374. Epub 2018 Sep 12.

Department of Internal Medicine, National Defense Medical College, Japan.

We herein report a 44-year-old man suffering from systemic edema due to protein-losing enteropathy (PLE) with superior mesenteric vein (SMV) obstruction and development of collateral veins, which subsequently proved to be a chronic result of thrombosis and a complication of Crohn's disease (CD). PLE was supposedly induced by both intestinal erosion and thrombosis-related lymphangiectasia, which was histologically proven in his surgically-resected ileal stenosis. Elemental diet and anti-TNFα agent improved his hypoalbuminemia after surgery. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2169/internalmedicine.1192-18DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6395114PMC
February 2019
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[Conjunctival lymphangiectasia: Appearance on confocal microscopy and OCT].

J Fr Ophtalmol 2018 Jun 14;41(6):e271-e273. Epub 2018 Jun 14.

Service de dermatologie, hôpital universitaire de Saint-Étienne, 42055 Saint-Étienne cedex 2, France. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jfo.2017.09.025DOI Listing
June 2018
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CT Lymphangiography (CTL) in Primary Intestinal Lymphangiectasia (PIL): A Comparative Study with Intraoperative Enteroscopy (IOE).

Acad Radiol 2019 Feb 6;26(2):275-281. Epub 2018 Jun 6.

Department of Radiology, Beijing Shijitan Hospital, Capital Medical University, No. 10 Tieyi St, Haidian District, Beijing 100038, China. Electronic address:

Rationale And Objectives: To investigate the clinical feasibility of CT lymphangiography (CTL) in primary intestinal lymphangiectasia (PIL) by comparison with intraoperative enteroscopy (IOE) during exploratory laparotomy.

Materials And Methods: Eleven PIL patients (F/M, two/nine, age range 10-37 years) were recruited in this study, and they were performed IOE during exploratory laparotomy for suspected serious lymphatic-intestinal leakages. All the patients were performed CTL before surgery, and the imaging data were reviewed by two radiologists separately. Read More

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February 2019
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Lymphatic Endothelial Cell in Endemic Bancroftian Filariasis: A Focus on the Lymphatics of the Tunica Vaginalis Testis.

J Trop Med 2018 16;2018:5134670. Epub 2018 May 16.

Núcleo de Ensino, Pesquisa e Assistência em Filariose (NEPAF), Hospital das Clínicas, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Recife, PE, Brazil.

Background: In endemic areas, lymphangiectasia is the fundamental alteration to live adult worms which, in adult males, are usually found in the lymphatic vessels of the spermatic cord; accordingly, hydrocele/filaricele is the most common clinical manifestation of bancroftian filariasis. The pathogenic role of the lymphatic endothelial cells (LECs) and the status of mesothelial cells (MCs) samples of the parietal layer (PL) of the tunica vaginalis testis were examined.

Methods: The PL of thirty-two patients, excised for different reasons, was examined by histology and immunohistochemistry using the D2-40 monoclonal antibody for identification of LECs and CK-7 antibody for recognition of mesothelial cells (MCs). Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5976995PMC
May 2018
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Unique Case of Postural Acquired Lymphangiectasia of the Scrotum Exacerbated by an Erect Position.

Ann Dermatol 2018 Jun 23;30(3):378-379. Epub 2018 Apr 23.

Department of Dermatology, Seoul St. Mary's Hospital, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Korea.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5929965PMC
June 2018
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Cutis Marmorata Telangiectatica Congenita Presenting as a Fetal Hemothorax.

Fetal Diagn Ther 2019 23;45(4):281-284. Epub 2018 May 23.

Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA,

We report a case of a fetus diagnosed at 28 weeks' gestation with a spontaneous prenatal hemothorax. Fetal intervention consisted of 2 thoracenteses with analysis of the pleural effusion. The pregnancy was further complicated by recurrence of the hemothorax, with subsequent mediastinal shift, hydrops, and nonreassuring antenatal testing requiring delivery at 31 weeks' gestation. Read More

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May 2018
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Removal of Peritnoeo-venous-atrial shunt thrombus without cardiopulmonary bypass.

Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 2018 Jun 7;26(5):387-389. Epub 2018 May 7.

5 Department of Interventional Radiology, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Nedlands, Australia.

Thrombus formation is not uncommon in longstanding intracardiac catheters, but formation of a thrombus at the tip of a Peritnoeo-venous-atrial shunt, causing obstruction of the tricuspid valve, is a rare complication and frequently unrecognized. A large intracardiac thrombus causing valve obstruction requires surgical removal with the support of cardiopulmonary bypass which is associated with significant morbidity. We successfully removed a thrombus attached to the tip of peritoneovenous shunt without cardiopulmonary bypass in a 25-year-old man. Read More

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June 2018
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Endoscopic Ultrasound-guided Cytodiagnosis of Adrenal Histoplasmosis with Reversible CD4 T-Lymphocytopenia and Jejunal Lymphangiectasia.

J Cytol 2018 Apr-Jun;35(2):110-113

Department of Pathology, G B Pant Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Jawaharlal Nehru Marg, New Delhi, India.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5885598PMC
April 2018
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Successful management of extremely high-output refractory congenital chylothorax with chemical pleurodesis using 4% povidone-iodine and propranolol: a case report.

Clin Case Rep 2018 04 27;6(4):702-708. Epub 2018 Feb 27.

Pediatrics University of Nebraska Medical Center Omaha Nebraska.

First-line therapy for congenital chylothorax is conservative treatment. However, surgical intervention or chemical pleurodesis is required for refractory cases. With all the concerns regarding its complications, povidone-iodin provided a successful management for a high-output congenital chylothorax. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5889237PMC
April 2018
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[The colonoscopic characteristics of colorectal endometriosis: a single-centered retrospective study].

Zhonghua Nei Ke Za Zhi 2018 Apr;57(4):275-278

Department of Gastroenterology, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Peking Union Medical College, Chinese Academy of Medicine Sciences, Beijing 100730, China.

To reinforce the awareness of colorectal endometriosis (EM) in colonoscopy examination. Patients diagnosed as colorectal EM at Peking Union Medical College Hospital between February 2002 and February 2017 were enrolled in this study. The clinical characteristics and endoscopic features of EM lesions were summarized and compared between pathologically positive group and negative group. Read More

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Hennekam Syndrome: A Case Report.

Ann Rehabil Med 2018 Feb 28;42(1):184-188. Epub 2018 Feb 28.

Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Hanyang University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.

Hennekam syndrome is a rare autosomal recessive disorder resulting from malformation of the lymphatic system. The characteristic signs of Hennekam syndrome are lymphangiectasia, lymph edema, facial anomalies, and mental retardation. This is a case in which a patient presented with left-arm lymphedema, facial-feature anomalies, and multiple organ lymphangiectasia consistent with symptoms of Hennekam syndrome. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5852224PMC
February 2018
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The application value of capsule endoscopy in diagnosing small intestinal carcinoma.

J Cancer Res Ther 2018 Jan;14(1):57-60

Department of Endoscopy, Xinxiang Central Hospital, Henan Province, PR China.

Objective: The aim of this study was to explore the clinical value of capsule endoscopy in the diagnosis of small intestine neoplastic lesions.

Materials And Methods: A retrospective analysis was conducted on the clinical data of 108 patients who underwent capsule endoscopic examination in the Endoscopy Center of Xinxiang Central Hospital from February 2010 to January 2014. The characteristics of different small bowel diseases were observed, and the prevalence rates of different small bowel lesions were calculated. Read More

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January 2018
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Case report of primary intestinal lymphangiectasia diagnosed in an octogenarian by ileal intubation and by push enteroscopy after missed diagnosis by standard colonoscopy and EGD.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2018 Jan;97(3):e9649

Department of Pathology, William Beaumont Hospital.

Rationale: Primary intestinal lymphangiectasia (PIL) is a rare, presumably congenital lesion that is usually diagnosed in patients < 3 years old, is rarely first diagnosed in adulthood, and when first diagnosed in adulthood typically presents with symptoms for many years. Although PIL is often identified by endoscopic abnormalities, it must be emphasized that the jejunoileum/distal duodenum must be intubated for diagnosis because the lesions are present in these regions. This work demonstrates that 1)-PIL can occur in an octogenarian; 2)-shows that the characteristic endoscopic findings are not found at colonoscopy without terminal ileal intubation; and 3)-may be missed at standard EGD without distal duodenal intubation. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5779771PMC
January 2018
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Lymphangiomatosis: a rare entity presenting with involvement of the sacral plexus.

Skeletal Radiol 2018 Sep 21;47(9):1293-1297. Epub 2018 Feb 21.

Department of Radiology, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, 30 North 1900 East #1A071, Salt Lake City, UT, 84132-2140, USA.

Lymphangiomatosis is an uncommon disease process characterized by multisystem lymphatic malformations that can involve numerous body systems, including organs, muscles, soft tissues, and bones. Involvement of the nervous system is rare and has even been previously described as a site of sparing. We present a case of a 24-year-old female with known lymphangiomatosis, presenting with acute onset of lower extremity paresthesias, weakness, and new urinary retention. Read More

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September 2018
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