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Short report: Abnormal liver function in scrub typhus.
Scrub typhus is one kind of rickettsial disease and may cause fever, cough, and skin rashes in infected humans. Regarding liver involvement, it was uncommon to be reported in previous medicalExpand
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Dengue fever with acute acalculous cholecystitis.
Dengue fever (DF) with acute acalculous cholecystitis is rarely reported. To investigate the incidence, treatment, and prognosis of acute acalculous cholecystitis in DF patients, we retrospectivelyExpand
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ABNORMAL LIVER FUNCTION IN SCRUB TYPHUS
Scrub typhus is one kind of rickettsial disease and may cause fever, cough, and skin rashes in infected humans. Regarding liver involvement, it was uncommon to be reported in previous medicalExpand
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Extremely Elevated CA19-9 in Acute Cholangitis
A 68-year-old women was admitted with the chief complaints of epigastralgia with radiation to the back and jaundice. Fever and chills were also noted. The laboratory data showed alkaline phosphatase,Expand
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Liver abscess in patients with cirrhosis of the liver: a 12-year experience
Purpose. Liver abscess is rare in patients with cirrhosis of the liver. The aim of this retrospective study was to investigate the incidence, clinical presentation, causal pathogens, and outcome ofExpand
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Diarrhea in Medical Care Workers With Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome
Background and goal: Several known coronavirus species cause a variety of diseases, including respiratory or enteric diseases. The purpose of this study was to investigate the interesting entericExpand
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Upper gastrointestinal carcinoid tumors incidentally found by endoscopic examinations.
AIM This study shares Asian clinical experiences of carcinoid tumors that originated in the upper gastrointestinal tract. METHODS From May 1987 to June 2002, we had found only 13 cases ofExpand
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Hepatitis B virus transmission and hepatocarcinogenesis: a 9 year retrospective cohort of 13676 relatives with hepatocellular carcinoma.
BACKGROUND/AIMS Familial clustering of hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection is related to perinatal transmission, and is the main cause of familial-type hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). The route of HBVExpand
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Endoscopic findings and management of dengue patients with upper gastrointestinal bleeding.
There are 100 million cases of dengue infection, 500,000 cases of dengue hemorrhagic fever, and 25,000 deaths annually due to dengue worldwide. Gastrointestinal bleeding is the most common type ofExpand
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Predicting risk factors for rebleeding, infections, mortality following peptic ulcer bleeding in patients with cirrhosis and the impact of antibiotics prophylaxis at different clinical stages of the
BackgroundInfections in cirrhotic patients with upper gastrointestinal bleeding are a common event causing severe complication and mortality. This study aimed to identify risk factors that mayExpand
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