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OBJECTIVE In Graves' ophthalmopathy (GO), there is a demand to differentiate the immunologically active disease state, when immunosuppressive therapy is necessary, from the inactive state, when the patient would not benefit from it. We measured the inflammatory activity in the retrobulbar region using Tc-diethylene triamine pentaacetic acid (DTPA) SPECT(More)
Lynch syndrome (Hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer, HNPCC) is an inherited disease with variable phenotype causing the development of colon cancer and other malignancies. The basis of the disease is believed to be the mismatch repair gene mutations. Genetic screening has been performed among the patients who have undergone surgery for colon cancer at(More)
INTRODUCTION Hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal carcinoma (HNPCC) is an autosomal dominant disease, which shows familial clustering. AIM We would like to emphasize the importance of monitoring the HNPCC syndrome patients by presenting a case of a proven MMR gene mutation carrier and her family tree encompassing 10 years. MATERIALS AND METHOD To screen a(More)
Graves' orbitopathy is the most common extrathyroidal manifestation of Graves' disease. Up to now, curative treatment modalities for the most severe sight-threatening cases have not been developed. Here the authors summarize the treatment protocol of Graves' orbitopathy and review novel therapeutic options. They review the literature on this topic and(More)
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