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We report a patient with progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML) after autologous stem cell transplantation (SCT) for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL). This is an unusual association, and to date only seven cases have been reported. This is the first case of PML after SCT treated with cidofovir, and the fifth case treated with this drug in a patient(More)
PURPOSE Aim of this study has been to evaluate natural killer (NK) activity in patients with colorectal tumors before and after curative surgery. METHODS Forty colorectal cancer patients without distant metastases were stratified according to American Joint Committee on Cancer/International Union Against Cancer staging system into three categories: Stage(More)
We report a case of mucinous cystadenoma of the appendix with myxoglobulosis associated to cecal adenocarcinoma. Appendiceal myxoglobulosis present typical gross and microscopical findings. The clinical diagnosis of myxoglobulosis should be followed by a careful evaluation of the patient in order to detect an appendicular neoplasm and/or an assoiciated(More)
BACKGROUND The survival rate of newborns with severe congenital abdominal wall defects has increased. After successfully addressing life-threatening complications, it is necessary to focus on the cosmetic and functional outcomes of the abdominal wall. METHODS We performed a chart review of five cases treated in our institution. RESULTS Five patients,(More)
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