Gloria E. Wheeler

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A middle aged male developed recurrent episodic inflammatory effusions of the right knee associated with radiographic findings consistent with osteochondromatosis. Calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate (CPPD) crystals were identified by polarized light and electron microscopy, although chondrocalcinosis was not demonstrated radiographically in this joint or any(More)
Patients with systemic amyloidosis often have symptoms related to impaired gastrointestinal motility. Delayed gastric emptying may result from autonomic nerve and/or smooth-muscle infiltration with amyloid. In two patients with gastroparesis secondary to amyloidosis, metoclopramide hydrochloride therapy quantitatively enhanced gastric emptying. We suggest(More)