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OBJECTIVES Unprotected sexual intercourse between men who have sex with men (MSM) is the most common route of HIV infection in Germany. Approximately 70% of newly infected people are MSM. Substance use is a determinant of sexual risk behaviour in the general population, but also in the MSM subpopulation. There are only a few studies, from the USA, on the(More)
BACKGROUND Intravascular lymphoma is a rare disease with usually fatal outcome, characterized by the proliferation within the lumen of small blood vessels of neoplastic large lymphoid cells of B-cell origin. We report a case of intravascular lymphoma revealed by diffuse telangiectasia and cauda equina syndrome. CASE REPORT A 64-year-old Vietnamese woman(More)
A total of 228 salmonids (90 Oncorhynchus mykiss, 48 Oncorhynchus kisutch, and 90 Salmo salar) from 8 intensive aquaculture centers in the south of Chile were examined for endohelminths parasites between December 2008 and May 2009. The body cavities of 2 O. mykiss were infected by Diphyllobothrium sp. plerocercoids (prevalence: 6.7%, mean intensity: 1.0,(More)
OBJECTIVE To describe the accuracy and precision of a size estimation in wireless capsule endoscopy (WCE) and to develop a simple device that facilitates learning of an exact size estimation in WCE. DESIGN A prospective study with an animal model. Seventy-five medical students were compared with 21 physicians not performing WCEs and 21 experts actively(More)
Endocarditis caused by lactobacilli is very rare and so far has been rarely published in adults with cardiac valve diseases especially after dental manipulations. Because of diagnostic and therapeutical problems we hereby report on one case of a female adolescent with Down's syndrome who did not undergo surgical correction of atrioventricular septal defect(More)
In addition to the 19 cases of neuromytonia syndrome previously published, one further observation by the author is presented. The symptoms for neuromyotonia are an involuntary tensing of the musculature with impairment of movement, fasciculation and myokymia as well as specific electromyographic criteria. These symptoms are causes by a functional(More)
INTRODUCTION Perianal abcess and fistula-in-ano are particular when happening in infants of less than 1 year of age. A congenital abnormality of crypts of Morgagni may be at the origin of the disease. There is no evidence for predisposing condition at this age. CASE REPORT A 7-week-old boy had a painful swollen perianal lesion suggesting the presence of(More)
Die Cardiazolbelastung während einer Hirnstromuntersuchung ist mit der Gefahr einer Krampfanfallsauslösung verbunden. Bei 90 Cardiazolprovokationen wurde 8mal ein Anfall ausgelöst (6 schwere generalisierte und 2 fokale Krampfanfälle). Nachfolgende Barbituratdarreichung kann unseres Erachtens nur einen Teil der Anfälle verhindern. Daher wird die Anwendung(More)
Von 50 Patienten mit einem Kraniopharyngiom hatten 24 präoperativ einen pathologischen EEG-Befund. Die Allgemeinveränderung stand im Vordergrund. Die Häufigkeit der EEG-Veränderungen war von der Tumorgröße, dem Vorhandensein endokriner Störungen und der Dauer der Anamnese abhängig. The EEG of 50 preoperative cases of craniopharyngeoma was investigated. 24(More)