We investigated the epidemiology of different serotypes of Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates causing bacteremic liver abscess (LA) using multilocus sequence typing (MLST). MLST and molecular typing were performed for 41 K1 (19 LA), 37 K2 (5 LA), and 33 non-K1/K2 (6 LA) isolates that were derived from a previous one-year K. pneumoniae bacteremia cohort.… (More)
Copyright © 2013 Paulette Bioulac-Sage et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. This special issue is an attempt to cover some new aspects concerning benign hepatocellular… (More)
Hepatocellular adenoma (HCA) is a benign neoplasm arising from hepatocytes. There is evidence that the inflammatory subtype may be associated with obesity and alcohol use and that men with metabolic syndrome may be at risk for malignant transformation of HCA. We sought to explore the combined experience of US centers as reported in the literature to… (More)
Capgras syndrome is an often reported misidentification syndrome. In contrast, the syndrome of intermetamorphosis has been rarely reported. We describe three new cases of the syndrome of intermetamorphosis and propose a new nomenclature that may further systematic study of misidentification syndromes.