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Anaphylactic shock-induced ischemic proctocolitis following bee stings: first case report.
for hematochezia following resuscitation from a hypotensive shock. The history revealed that while working outdoors, the patient had been attacked by a swarm of bees and received multiple stings,… Expand
Splenic infarction after cyanoacrylate injection for fundal varices.
to hepatitis B infection, who had undergone regular endoscopic variceal therapy for fundal varices, was admitted for secondary prophylaxis. The laboratory findings were unremarkable apart from a low… Expand
Xanthogranulomatous cholecystitis presenting with duodenal ulcer and cholecystoenteric fistula.
A 66-year-old woman presented with a nonhealing duodenal ulcer after undergoing Helicobacter pylori eradication therapy for 1 week and proton pump inhibitor treatment for 4 months. Repeat endoscopy… Expand
Successful salvage treatment of peptic duodenal stenosis with repeat insertion of self-expanding stent after failed balloon dilation.
due to early satiety and indigestion. He had had peptic ulcer disease for several years and had received proton pump inhibitor (PPI) therapy for a prolonged period at another center without… Expand
Typical 18-FDG-PET/CT Findings of Polymyalgia Rheumatica: A Case Report
Polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR) is an inflammatory rheumatic condition characterized by generalized pain and morning stiffness in the shoulders, hip girdle, and neck. Since the pathogenesis of PMR is… Expand
Weblike stenosis due to gastroesophageal reflux disease, treated with an insulation-tipped diathermic knife-2 (IT-2).
A Rare Case of Pericardial Actinomycosis
Actinomycosis is a common chronic suppurative and granulomatous infection caused by anaerobic or microphilic bacteria primarily from the genus Actinomyces. However, Actinomyces is a rare cause of… Expand
A Case of Dermatomyositis in a Patient with a Neuroendocrine Tumor at the Ampulla of Vater
Idiopathic Retroperitoneal Fibrosis Associated with Rheumatoid Arthritis in a Patient with Concomitant Chronic B Viral Hepatitis
Retroperitoneal fibrosis (RPF) is a rare, progressive disease characterized by chronic non specific inflammation of the retroperitoneum. Although the pathogenesis of idiopathic retroperitoneal… Expand