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STUDY OBJECTIVE The presence of 2 or more sleep-onset rapid eye movement periods (SOREMPs) on a Multiple Sleep Latency Test (MSLT) has been used as 1 of the criteria for the diagnosis of narcolepsy and is thought to be specific to this disorder. However, previous studies have shown the prevalence of SOREMPS in healthy volunteers and apneic patients to be(More)
STUDY OBJECTIVES To assess the association between nightly total sleep time (TST) and obesity in an epidemiologic sample of metropolitan Detroit, Michigan. METHODS Data were collected through telephone interviews completed using a population-based sample of 3158. The self-reported average nightly TST during the 2 weeks before the interview was used to(More)
Primary prostatic duct adenocarcinoma, initially labeled as endometrioid carcinoma of the prostate, is a rare neoplasm that displays exophytic growth into the prostatic urethra with involvement of prostatic ducts. Because this tumour arises from preexisting epithelia, there is a possibility that a remnant basal epithelium may be seen in association with(More)
BACKGROUND Epidermal inclusion cyst in the breast (EICB) is very rare. It presents as breast lump mainly in peri-areolar region and needs to be differentiated from other breast lesions with predominance of squamous cells. AIM To analyze the role of fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) in patients presenting with breast lump. MATERIALS AND METHODS The(More)
Ovarian fibroma with minor sex cord element is a rare neoplasm. Microscopically it is composed of predominantly fibromatous or a thecomatous tumor containing scattered minor sex cord elements in less than 10% of the tumor area.A case of fibroma with minor sex cord elements discovered incidentally in a normal sized ovary in a patient who presented with(More)
The purpose of this study was to examine the most frequently used criteria to define treatment success in implant dentistry. An electronic MEDLINE/PubMED search was conducted to identify randomized controlled trials and prospective studies reporting on outcomes of implant dentistry. Only studies conducted with roughened surface implants and at least(More)
A patient with a pleomorphic intravascular leiomyosarcoma of the great vessels of the neck and mediastinum presented clinically with a superior vena cava syndrome. A latent period of 29 years elapsed between receiving orthovoltage radiation to the neck and right side of chest to treat recurrent ganglioneuroblastoma, and the appearance of a leiomyosarcoma(More)
The authors report an extraordinary case of a 33-year-old female who had pulmonary and extrapulmonary lymphangioleiomyomatosis, bilateral renal angiomyolipomas, multifocal lymphangioleiomyomatosis involving the uterus, ovaries, periadrenal vessels, and liver. The patient also had a glial polyp of the endocervix which represented retained fetal parts from an(More)