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BACKGROUND The role of lipoprotein(a) [Lp(a)] as a predictor of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in patients with heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia (HFH) is unclear. We sought to examine the utility of this lipoprotein as a predictor of CVD outcomes in the HFH population at our lipid clinic. METHODS This was a retrospective analysis of clinical and(More)
Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) is a rare cutaneous neuroendocrine malignancy, which usually presents as an asymptomatic, rapidly growing, firm nodule on sun-damaged skin. We present a 93-year-old female who presented with a "cutaneous horn" on the face. On excision, histologic examination revealed a combined squamous cell carcinoma in situ with underlying MCC.(More)
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