Background. We sought to determine and compare the prevalence of the Metabolic Syndrome (MS) in patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) utilizing the new International Diabetes Federation (IDF) definition with the older National Cholesterol Education Program (NCEP) definition. We also examined the clinical utility of MS in this context. Methods. A… (More)
This case highlights two very rare complications of metastatic colorectal carcinoma. It describes a 59 year old female with both cutaneous and endometrial metastases from colorectal carcinoma. While both of these presentations are very unusual, they highlight the need to be vigilant about the detection of metastatic complications during follow up.