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FAP is an autosomal dominant inherited disease, characterized by systemic deposition of amyloid fibrils in various tissues. The purpose of this study is to describe the gross and microscopic findings of the explanted livers for FAP.10 patients were transplanted for FAP at our institution. Diagnosis was supported by positive familiar history, clinical data(More)
Primary antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) is a well-defined entity characterized by spontaneous and recurrent abortion, thrombocytopenia and recurrent vascular thromboses (arterial and venous). Left ventricular thrombus mimicking primary cardiac tumor with recurrent systemic embolism has not been previously reported. In this report we describe a 39 year-old(More)
Thrombosis in a native aortic valve is a rare complication which may lead to systemic embolization. A few cases of aortic thrombosis in previously abnormal valves have been described. In this report, we describe a 42-year-old male who suffered two acute ischaemic attacks, one in the upper right limb and another in the cerebral territory supplied by the left(More)
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