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Bone Mineral Density and Muscle Strength in Young Men with Mental Retardation (With and Without Down Syndrome)
Abstract. The objective of this study was to compare the bone mineral density (BMD) of men with Down syndrome (DS) to otherwise mentally retarded (MR) men and to investigate whether leg muscleExpand
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Bone mineral density in adults with Down's syndrome
Abstract. The objective of the study was to elucidate if individuals with Down's syndrome (DS) are likely to experience an increased risk of osteoporosis with advancing age, in addition to precociousExpand
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Unusual findings in inguinal hernia surgery: report of 6 rare cases.
BACKGROUND AND AIM To present our experience with unexpected findings during hernia surgery, either unusual hernial contents or pathologic entities, like neoplastic masses, masquerading as a hernia.Expand
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Gonadal function in young women with Down syndrome
Objective: Investigations suggest an increased incidence of gonadal dysfunction in patients with Down syndrome. New features, Alzheimer disease and osteoporosis emerge in these individuals.Expand
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Bone mass, gonadal function and biochemical assessment in young men with trisomy 21.
OBJECTIVE The objective of the study was to find out whether biochemical and hormonal profile of sexual function and mineral metabolism are related to low bone mass in young men with Down syndrome.Expand
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Efficacy and safety of ultrasonically activated shears in thyroid surgery
The purpose of this prospective study is to evaluate the efficacy of ultrasonically activated shears (UAS) in hemostasis as well as its safety in regard to complications in thyroid surgery.
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Interdigital Pilonidal Sinus in a Hairdresser
Pilonidal sinus of the interdigital web space of the hand is a rare occupational disease which occurs in hairdressers and professionals working with animals. This paper reports such a sinus in theExpand
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A Solitary Gastric Peutz-Jeghers Type Polyp: Report of a Case
Abstract Peutz-Jeghers type polyps of the stomach are rare and almost always associated with intestinal polyposis and mucocutaneous pigmentation; a condition known as Peutz-Jeghers syndrome. The caseExpand
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Intraperitoneal ePTFE mesh repair of parastomal hernias
Parastomal hernia represents a common complication of colostomy formation. Surgical techniques such as facial repair and stoma relocation have almost been abandoned because of high recurrence rates.Expand
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Primary Ewing Sarcoma of the Stomach – A Newly Described Entity
The Ewing sarcoma family of tumors (ESFT) includes classic Ewing sarcoma of the bone, extraosseous or soft tissue Ewing sarcoma, Askin tumors of the chest wall, and peripheral primitiveExpand
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