Guy Keersmaekers

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The occurrence of disseminated tumors of the appendix is a rare event. Usually appendix tumors are very small, located on the inside of the appendix, and can be pathologically diagnosed. Adenocarcinoid is an uncommon variant of carcinoid tumors that usually arises in the appendix. This report describes a case of a primary adenocarcinoid of the appendix in a(More)
Prenatal diagnosis of a constitutional interstitial deletion of chromosome 5 (q15q31.1) in a 30-year-old woman is reported. At 21 weeks of pregnancy, routine fetal ultrasounds showed the presence of apparently isolated bilateral club feet. Fetal karyotyping documented an interstitial deletion of the long arm of chromosome 5: 46,XX,del(5) (q15q31) in all 50(More)
Prostaglandin F2 alpha (PGF2 alpha) was determined by radioimmunoassay in 57 breast carcinomata, 16 fibroadenomata, and 33 sclero-cystic-disease (SCD) specimens. In 41 cases of carcinoma and 10 cases of fibroadenoma, histologically non-malignant tissue was also obtained from the same breast. PGF2 alpha levels were significantly elevated in breast cancer(More)
We report on a child with Fryns syndrome including lung hypoplasia, characteristic facial appearance, cleft palate, cardiac anomaly, distal limb abnormalities, absent nipples, bicornuate uterus and early death. In contrast to most patients with Fryns syndrome, diaphragmatic hernia was absent in our patient. However, the diaphragm was reduced to a fibrous(More)
A total of 25 consecutive patients who had undergone a tubal sterilization and who were referred for a hysterectomy, were examined by a peroperative methylene blue test of the tubal stumps, and extensive microscopic examination of the uterine wall, cornua and tubal stumps. Eighteen patients had been sterilized by electrocoagulation and 7 by mechanical(More)
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