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In 1971 Keutel et al. described a new syndrome in two siblings presenting with peripheral pulmonary stenoses, brachytelephalangism, neural hearing loss and abnormal cartilage calcification. Recent investigations provided evidence that mutations in the gene encoding the human matrix GLA protein cause Keutel syndrome. With these new insights in the disease(More)
We describe 2 patients who developed pulmonary infiltrates while being treated with piroxicam. There was no satisfactory explanation other than drug induced lung disease for their illness. They had no exposure to pneumotoxic drugs or aerocontaminants. Microorganisms were not cultured in sputum or bronchoaveolar lavage. There was no underlying illness with(More)
In spite of significant advances in the past decade, assessing of severe prognosis in acute pancreatitis remains an improvable problem. Actually the standardized means are clinical, multiple laboratory and peritoneal lavage. In a series of 20 subsequent cases of acute pancreatitis with a lethality of 30%, apolipoprotein AII has proven to be a predictor of(More)
Tracheobronchial stenosis in Keutel syndrome. M. Meier, L.P. Weng, E. Alexandrakis, J.Rüschoff, G. Goeckenjan. #ERS Journals Ltd 2001. ABSTRACT: In 1971 KEUTEL et al. described a new syndrome in two siblings presenting with peripheral pulmonary stenoses, brachytelephalangism, neural hearing loss and abnormal cartilage calcification. Recent investigations(More)
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