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BACKGROUND & OBJECTIVES Scrub typhus is one of the differential diagnoses of haemorrhagic fevers especially if associated with jaundice and/or renal failure. Goa State in the western region of India has been witnessing increased incidence of such fevers, therefore, the present study was undertaken to identify whether scrub typhus is the aetiological agent.(More)
INTRODUCTION Familial amyloidotic polyneuropathy type I is an hereditary autosomal dominant disease, characterized by having a mutant transthyretin (TTR met 30). For this reason there is a deposition of amyloid in several organs with their subsequent malfunction. The most characteristic clinical presentation is peripheral, sensomotor and autonomic(More)
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