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A 22-year-old male presented with a submandibular cystic mass in the ENT Clinic of Berlin-Buch. Histopathology revealed a dystopic papillary carcinoma in a thyroglossal duct cyst. Worldwide only about 150 cases are known. We describe our diagnostic and therapeutic procedures employed and included tumor excision, bilateral neck dissections and total(More)
Wir operierten einen 22jährigen Patienten mit der Verdachtsdiagnose mediane Halszyste. Überraschenderweise fand sich histopathologisch in der Zyste dystopes papilläres Schilddrüsengewebe, welches eine karzinomatöse Entartung aufwies. Bisher wurden weltweit nur ca. 150 Fälle von Schilddrüsenkarzinomen in einer medianen Halszyste beschrieben. Nach totaler(More)
OBJECTIVES Sera of patients with acute hepatitis non-A, non-B prospectively followed for a mean of 11.4 years (range 9 to 15 years) were assayed for anti-hepatitis C virus (HCV) by first- and second-generation enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) and second-generation recombinant immunoblot assay (RIBA) to study the patterns of antibody response in(More)
Of 32 patients with non-A, non-B hepatitis, 10 (31%) were still anti-HCV-positive 12.8 years after the acute phase of the disease. Seven of the patients (21.9%) still had elevated ALT levels, and among these, 5 out of 5 patients who had been subject to parenteral risk were anti-HCV-positive. In contrast, none of the patients who had not been subject to(More)
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