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Lemierre's syndrome is a rare and potentially fatal entity affecting otherwise healthy and young adults. The infection originates in the throat and spreads via a septic trombophlebitis of the internal jugular vein, with development of distant septic emboli. This clinical picture is characteristic but many clinicians are unaware of the condition and… (More)
OBJECTIVE We report an extremely rare case of extramedullary plasmacytoma. METHOD Case report and review of the English-literature concerning extramedullary plasmacytoma and multiple myeloma. RESULT We present an unusual case of multiple extramedullary plasmacytomas, which, over a protracted course of 30 years, presented on different occasions at three… (More)
In the last years the quantity of text documents is increasing continually and automatic document classification is an important challenge. In the text document classification the training step is essential in obtaining a good classifier. The quality of learning depends on the dimension of the training data. When working with huge learning data sets,… (More)
BACKGROUND/AIMS The prevalence of functional dyspepsia partially overlaps with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), and this suggests common pathogenic mechanisms. The role of diet in these conditions is still under investigation. The present study evaluated the type of diet associated with functional dyspepsia and GERD. MATERIALS AND METHODS A… (More)
We report a case of a large pleomorphic adenoma arising from the deep lobe of the parotid gland in the parapharyngeal space and causing obstructive sleep apnoea. Review of literature, clinical features, pathology, radiological findings and treatment of these tumours are discussed.