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Allo-immune membranous nephropathy and recombinant aryl sulfatase replacement therapy: a need for tolerance induction therapy.
This work identifies a new antigen responsible for secondary membranous nephropathy in a patient with mucopolysaccharidosis type VI caused by aryl sulfatase B (ASB) deficiency and concludes that the allo-immune response to the recombinant rhASB caused the nephrotic syndrome.
[Lipomas of the mesentery in young children].
A case which underlines the difficulty of establishing the diagnosis of Lipomas of the small bowel and mesentery before exploratory laparotomy is reported, which is exceedingly rare in young pediatric patients.
[Multifocal invasive Kingella kingae infection].
The tropism of Kingella kingae is essentially osteoarticular and cardiac as shown by the cases reported in the literature, and its susceptibility to antibiotics explains the frequent favourable outcome.
[Syncope after niaprazine (Nopron)].
11-Deoxycorticosterone Producing Adrenal Hyperplasia as a Very Unusual Cause of Endocrine Hypertension: Case Report and Systematic Review of the Literature
11-deoxycorticosterone-producing adrenal lesions are very rare, affecting mostly middle-aged women with a primary aldosteronism-like clinical presentation and carcinoma is the most frequent histological diagnosis.
[Neonatal adrenoleukodystrophy. Apropos of 3 cases in siblings].
Differences with X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy include genetic inheritance, which is autosomal recessive, a more severe prognosis, and presence of multiple peroxisome enzyme deficiencies that justify classification alongside the Zellweger syndrome among the peroxISome disorders.