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During one year, 55 bone marrow biopsies from 49 patients with CDC-defined acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) were studied. Eighty-three percent were normocellular or hypercellular; 17% were hypocellular. Marrow plasma cells were increased in 83% of patients, most showing polyclonal hypergammaglobulinemia. Forty percent of patients showed peripheral(More)
The case of a 36-year-old Hispanic man who developed acute nonlymphocytic leukemia 18 months following gastric adenocarcinoma treated by surgery alone is presented. Cytogenetic analysis of the leukemic cells revealed numerical and structural chromosomal rearrangements including chromosomes 5 and 7 and immunologic characterization of the blasts revealed(More)
A 76-year-old woman with newly diagnosed lambda light chain myeloma was found to have involvement of the pleura and meninges. Direct immunofluorescence demonstrated the monoclonal nature of plasma cells found in the pleural fluid; morphologically similar cells were found in the cerebrospinal fluid and bone marrow. Immunoelectrophoresis revealed lambda light(More)
In den letzten Jahren wurden in vielen Disziplinen der pädiatrischen Neuroonkologie neue Erkenntnisse generiert. Dazu zählen wichtige Fortschritte zum Verständnis der Biologie von Medulloblastom, Ponsgliom, niedrig- und hochgradigem Gliom, Ependymom, embryonalem Tumor mit mehrschichtigen Rosetten (ETMR) und atypischen teratoiden/rhabdoiden Tumoren (AT/RT),(More)
Orthopädisch-traumatologische Erkrankungen des Ellenbogengelenkes sind im Praxisalltag nicht sehr häufig. Obwohl eine Vielzahl der betroffenen Patienten letztlich unter funktionellen Erkrankungen leiden, erfordert eine exakte Diagnosestellung den sinnvollen Einsatz bildgebender Verfahren. Da eine Vielzahl von diagnostischen Möglichkeiten zur Verfügung(More)
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