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Genetic transmission of tumoral calcinosis: autosomal dominant with variable clinical expressivity.
Tumoral calcinosis is a rare inherited metabolic disorder characterized by hyperphosphatemia, elevated serum 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D levels and periarticular cystic and solid calcifications. Based onExpand
Iodine-131 metaiodobenzylguanidine scintigraphy of carcinoid tumors.
Iodine-131 metaiodobenzylguanidine ([131I]MIBG) is concentrated in pheochromocytomas and can be detected by external imaging. We administered [131I]MIBG to 23 patients with carcinoid tumors toExpand
Flushing in the carcinoid syndrome and plasma kallikrein
To examine the role of kallikrein in the etiology of flushing in the carcinoid syndrome, chromogenic substrates specific for kallikrein were used to measure two isoenzymes of this substance. TheExpand
Use of thyroid ultrasound volume in calculating radioactive iodine dose in hyperthyroidism.
  • K. J. Lucas
  • Medicine
  • Thyroid : official journal of the American…
  • 1 February 2000
One hundred twenty-one patients treated with 131I had a thyroid ultrasound to measure thyroid volume precisely. This volume measurement was used to determine the radioactive iodine dose. The averageExpand