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A 58-year-old man experienced episodes of fever, vomiting, and diarrhea over a 2-year period. The laboratory evaluation during these attacks consistently disclosed thrombocytopenia, leukopenia, and elevated liver enzymes. A liver biopsy performed at one of these attacks showed a typical picture of granulomatous hepatitis. In retrospect, all episodes seemed(More)
The reliability of D-dimer (NycoCard D-dimer) and CRP (C-reactive protein) tests to exclude suspected deep venous thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE) was investigated in 116 patients. Venography, ultrasonography or ventilation-perfusion lung scanning was used as the control method in 95, 5, and 14 patients, respectively, and pulmonary angiography(More)
The reliability of D-dimer (NycoCard D-dimer) and CRP (C-reactive protein) tests to exclude suspected deep venous thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE) was investigated in 116 patients. Venography, ultrasonography or ventilation-perfusion lung scanning was used as the control method in 95, 5, and 14 patients, respectively, and pulmonary angiography(More)
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