Marjan Etesami

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Vascular rings are congenital abnormalities of the aortic arch-derived vascular and ligamentous structures, which encircle the trachea and oesophagus to varying degrees, resulting in respiratory or feeding difficulties in children. A sling is an abnormality of the pulmonary arterial system resulting in airway compression. Although several imaging(More)
BACKGROUND Our objective was to study tongue lesions and their significance in psoriatic patients. METHODS The oral mucosa was examined in 200 psoriatic patients presenting to Razi Hospital in Tehran, Iran, and 200 matched controls. RESULTS Fissured tongue (FT) and benign migratory glossitis (BMG) were the two most frequent findings. FT was seen more(More)
OBJECTIVES To determine whether a weight-maintaining, moderate (50%) high-fat diet is deleterious to insulin sensitivity in healthy premenopausal women. DESIGN/SETTING/PARTICIPANTS 23 African-American and non-Hispanic white, healthy, overweight, and obese premenopausal women recruited in New York City, USA, fed either a eucaloric, 1-week long high-fat(More)
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