Jessica El-Kehdy

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Parry-Romberg syndrome, also known as progressive hemifacial atrophy, is a rare disorder characterized by unilateral facial atrophy affecting the skin, subcutaneous tissue, muscles, and sometimes extending to the osteocartilaginous structures. It has been associated with various systemic manifestations, particularly neurologic, ophthalmologic and(More)
Pyoderma gangrenosum is an inflammatory disease of unknown etiology, commonly mistaken for an infection. Here, we report the case of a 55-year-old woman with an infectious process that was initially misdiagnosed as pyoderma gangrenosum and treated accordingly. We also discuss the criteria and the methods available to diagnose infections and pyoderma(More)
BACKGROUND Leiomyosarcoma arising in the colorectum is a rare malignancy of the smooth muscles accounting for less than 1% of gastrointestinal tumors. Surgery remains the most accepted modality for the treatment of this entity however management of liver metastases remains controversial. METHODS & RESULTS From 1998 to 2009, five patients diagnosed with(More)
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