Athanassios Chatzimichael

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Introduction: Macrodystrophia lipomatosa (MDL) is a non-hereditary congenital developmental anomaly characterized by localized gigantism due to overgrowth of all mesenchymal elements. Case Report: The authors describe a case of macrodystrophia lipomatosa (MDL) with involvement of the median nerve in a 10-year-old girl and review the pathologic,(More)
Propranolol has emerged as a new treatment option for infantile hemangiomas. We describe a 20-month-old boy with a large right parotid hemangioma diagnosed at the age of 37 days. Starting at the age of 2.5 months, he received oral propranolol for 6.5 months. Although the mass regressed, it recurred when propranolol was discontinued. He was successfully(More)
Isovaleric acidemia is a rare branched-chain organic acidemia. The authors describe a 3.5-year-old girl with isovaleric acidemia and acute abdominal pain associated with bilious emesis. Elevated serum amylase and abdominal ultrasonography demonstrating an enlarged and edematous pancreas, along with the presence of peripancreatic exudates, confirmed the(More)
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