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Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS) is a neurogenetic disorder that results from the lack of transcripts expressed from the paternal copy of the imprinted chromosomal region 15q11–q13 (refs. 1,2). In some patients, this is associated with a deletion of the SNURF-SNRPN exon 1 region inherited from the paternal grandmother and the presence of a maternal imprint on(More)
We report a patient with severe peptic ulcer disease and a right ovarian mass that was found to be a gastrin-producing cystadenocarcinoma. Gastrin production by the tumor was stimulated by secretin and inhibited by the long-acting somatostatin analogue SMS 201-995. Following resection of the tumor, serum gastrin levels and the gastrin response to secretin(More)
A 70-year-old female with seronegative rheumatoid arthritis developed interstitial pneumonitis while on chrysotherapy. The reversibility of lung disease and favourable response to steroid treatment support the diagnosis of gold-induced lung disease and distinguish this entity from other forms of interstitial lung disease associated with rheumatoid(More)
Mycotic aneurysms of the extracranial carotid arteries are extremely rare. A case is reported of an external carotid artery aneurysm that developed in a patient with infective endocarditis. We review 15 previously reported cases of mycotic aneurysms of the cervical carotid arteries, one of which occurred in a patient with infective endocarditis. None of(More)
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