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AIM To review the prevalence, clinical data and course of interferon- associated type 1 diabetes in chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. METHODS Search of all interferon (INF)-related type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) cases published in the English literature from 1992 to December 2013 according to the key words: chronic hepatitis C infection,(More)
Patients who have either hyperthyroidism or hypothyroidism can present with cardiovascular complications. These manifestations of thyroid disease-congestive heart failure, atrial tachyarrhythmias, atrioventricular conduction disorders, and mitral valve dysfunction-are well known to the clinician. Pericardial effusion is considered a complication of(More)
Eikinella corrodens normally forms part of the flora of the oral cavity and mucous membranes of the respiratory tract. It is usually associated with dental, head and neck infections (Cohen, Powderly, 2004, Infectious Diseases) and is considered to be an unusual cause of orthopaedic infections. We recently treated a diabetic patient with E. corrodens(More)
UNLABELLED Acromegaly due to ectopic GHRH secretion from a neuroendocrine tumor (NET) is rare and comprises <1% of all acromegaly cases. Herein we present a 57-year-old woman with clinical and biochemical features of acromegaly and a 6 cm pancreatic NET (pNET), secreting GHRH and calcitonin. Following surgical resection of the pancreatic tumor, IGF1, GH and(More)
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