Anthony Giuffrida

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BACKGROUND X-linked hypophosphatemia (XLH) is the most common inherited form of renal phosphate wasting and inherited rickets. Patients have hyperplasia of fibrochondrocytes in tendons and ligaments, causing the structures to thicken and calcify. Thickening of the lamina, hypertrophy of facet joints, and calcification of spinal ligaments are sequelae of(More)
A case is reported of ruptured posterior communicating artery aneurysm presenting as a painful ophthalmoplegia syndrome (spheno-cavernous syndrome). This case suggests that there is need to carried out immediately neuroradiological studies when a painful ophthalmoplegia appears because of possible underlying intracranial aneurysm. This decisional algorithm(More)
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