Christopher Sebastiano

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BACKGROUND Eosinophilic esophagitis is a chronic inflammatory disease with mucosal accumulation of eosinophils. There is a paucity of data among racial/ethnic groups other than white patients. AIM To determine if racial/ethnic differences exist in clinical presentation, endoscopic appearance, and biopsy results in adult patients (age ≥18 y) with mucosal(More)
BACKGROUND The surgical management of mammary intraductal papilloma without atypia (IDP) identified at core-needle biopsy (CNB) is controversial. This study assessed the rate of upgrade to carcinoma at surgical excision (EXC). METHODS This study identified women with a CNB diagnosis of intraductal papilloma without atypia or carcinoma at a cancer center(More)
Cystic lesions of the adrenal gland are uncommon, often presenting with nonspecific clinical and radiologic findings, and are thus underrecognized. They are occasionally associated with malignant neoplasms, which can greatly mimic benign lesions and carry detrimental clinical consequences if misdiagnosed. Here we present our 20-year experience (1992-2012)(More)
AIMS Surgical excision of all benign vascular lesions of the breast identified by core needle biopsy has been recommended in the past to rule out a more serious lesion. In this study we investigated the clinical, radiologic, and pathologic findings in patients diagnosed with a benign vascular lesion at our institution to assess whether excision may be(More)
Glanzmann's thrombasthenia is a rare congenital bleeding disorder. Patients usually present with mucocutaneous bleeding and excessive bleeding associated with trauma and/or surgery. Patients have an increased bleeding time and a normal platelet count with abnormal platelet function assays. Genetically, Glanzmann's thrombasthenia is associated with mutations(More)
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