Angela DeGirolamo

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BACKGROUND No studies have assessed whether clinicians obtain informed consent for invasive medical procedures, and there are no explicit national standards to guide the process. HYPOTHESIS Informed consent practices are inconsistent for commonly performed invasive medical procedures. METHODS A simple questionnaire was electronically mailed and/or faxed(More)
Adult onset Still’s disease (AOSD) is a systemic auto-inflammatory condition of unknown etiology, characterized by high fever, an evanescent, salmon-pink maculopapular skin rash, arthralgia or arthritis and leukocytosis. AOSD can also present with atypical cutaneous manifestations, such as persistent pruritic coalescent papules or plaques and linear lesions(More)
BACKGROUND Acute porphyria and Arnold Chiari malformation are both uncommon genetic disorders without known association. The insidious onset, non-specific clinical manifestations, and precipitating factors often cause diagnosis of acute porphyria to be missed, particularly in patients with comorbidities. CASE REPORT A women with Arnold Chiari malformation(More)
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