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BACKGROUND Gonadal damage in adult patients after chemotherapy for Hodgkin's disease is well documented, but data of patients treated before adulthood are scarce. METHODS Gonadal and hormonal function were studied in 19 male long term survivors of Hodgkin's disease who were treated with mechlorethamine, vincristine, procarbazine, and prednisone (MOPP… (More)
We describe six patients with non-insulin dependent (Type 2) diabetes mellitus (NIDDM) and thermal foot injury admitted to the Burn Centre in Rotterdam. They were all male with a mean age of 56.8 (range 47-63) years. The median patients' delay before admission was 27 (range 1-56) days. Five patients needed amputation. Healing of the wounds took a mean… (More)
OBJECTIVE To study the prevalence of ischaemic heart disease in Turkish and Surinam-Asian migrants with type 2 diabetes mellitus in the Netherlands as compared with Europeans. METHODS In a consecutive case-control study, 59 Turkish and 62 Surinam-Asian patients were compared with 185 Europeans referred to a diabetes clinic for treatment of type 2 diabetes… (More)
Coma is a rare complication of thyrotoxicosis. A patient with coma due to a thyroid crisis is reported. The EEG showed extremely slow and low voltage activity, which gradually returned to normal. Coma as a presenting symptom of thyroid crisis has not been reported before.
Pulmonary angiography is the gold standard for diagnosis of segmental pulmonary embolism, but no longer for subsegmental pulmonary embolism because the inter-observer agreement for angiographically documented subsegmental pulmonary embolism is only 60%. A normal rapid ELISA VIDAS D-dimer test result and a normal perfusion scan exclude pulmonary embolism… (More)
We describe a patient with hemophilia A and primary malignant teratoma of the lung. Hemothorax and pseudotumor in hemophilia are rare disorders and can raise many differential diagnostic problems.