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OBJECTIVE: To examine the association between baseline testosterone levels and changes in visceral adiposity in Japanese-American men.DESIGN: Prospective observational study.SUBJECTS: Second-generation Japanese-American males enrolled in a community-based population study.MEASUREMENTS: At baseline, 110 men received a 75 g oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT),(More)
A noncosmetic blepharoplasty with levator tuck was planned to repair a congenital ptosis presumed to be caused by levator maldevelopment. During surgery a mass was found in the lid, revealing the ptosis to be mechanical in nature. Biopsy and subsequent pathological exam revealed this to be a plexiform neurofibroma in a reportedly undiagnosed patient.
Congenital anomalies of the hand and forearm remain a continuing challenge for the patient and the patient's family. Health care professionals, including the pediatrician, the orthopedic surgeon, and the hand surgeon, all have roles to play in the treatment of these patients. This article reviews the literature for the past year with special emphasis on(More)
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