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Though immune responses correlate with prognosis in primary colorectal cancer, the role of tumor immunity in metastatic disease is less clear. We hypothesized that patient survival and tumor recurrence correlate with transcriptional evidence of lymphocyte proliferation/activation in resected colorectal cancer liver metastases (CRLM). Microarray gene… (More)
Paget disease of the cervical spine is a common disease in an uncommon location. The authors present an unusual case of a 58-year-old woman with a pathological fracture through the base of the odontoid vertebra secondary to Paget disease. The purpose of this case report is to describe the radiological features of Paget disease and their important… (More)
INTRODUCTION Persistent polyclonal B-cell lymphocytosis (PPBL) is a rare lymphoproliferative hematological disease characterized by binucleated lymphocytes, CD 19(+) CD 5(-)lymphocytosis, and elevated levels of serum immunoglobulin M (IgM). It can rarely be associated with splenomegaly, though the disease usually remains indolent. CASE PRESENTATION We… (More)
Compensatory enlargement of human atherosclerotic coronary arteries. N. Engl.  Z.A. Fayad. The assessment of the vulnerable atherosclerotic plaque using MR imaging: a brief review. Int. and regression of atherosclerotic lesions: Monitoring with serial noninvasive magnetic resonance imaging.