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PURPOSE We aimed to determine the prevalence of paratracheal air cysts (PTACs) and the relationship of PTACs with emphysema and bronchiectasis through retrospective analysis of multidetector computed tomography (MDCT) findings. METHODS MDCT findings of 1027 consecutive patients who underwent routine thorax examination between January 2012 and January 2013(More)
[Purpose] The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between clinical parameters, radiological staging and evaluated ultrasound results of quadriceps muscle thickness in knee osteoarthritis. [Subjects] The current study comprised 75 patients (51 female, 24 male) with a mean age of 57.9±5.2 years (range 40-65 years) and a diagnosis of(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate changes in stiffness in the gastrocnemius (GCM) muscle following rehabilitation therapy and botulinum toxin type A (BTX-A) injections in patients with spastic cerebral palsy (CP). METHODS The study included 16 children with spastic CP (Group 1) and 17 healthy children (Group 2). The children with CP received BTX-A injections and(More)
[Purpose] The purpose of this study was to investigate the possible relationship between joint destruction and carotid intima-media thickness in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. [Subjects and Methods] Thirty-four RA patients and 31 healthy controls were enrolled in this study. The disease activity for 28 joints was recorded for each patient using the(More)
This study presents a case of an 8-year-old boy with iris heterochromia and anisometropic amblyopia who was diagnosed with Waardenburg syndrome (WS) type 2. An ophthalmic examination revealed iris heterochromia and anisometropic amblyopia in our patient. In the systemic examination, a white forelock and vitiligo on the arms and body were observed and(More)
A 66-year-old male patient was admitted to the cardi-ology department with a new-onset angina. He had a history of hypertension, pericardiocentesis 24 years ago, coronary angiography, and percutaneous coronary intervention ≈4 years ago. He was on medications, including acetyl salicylic acid, clopidogrel, metoprolol succinate, valsartan, and(More)
DESCRIPTION A 26-year-old female patient was admitted to our department with headache and diplopia. Her medical history revealed a caesarean section with epidural anaesthesia a week before the admission. Ophthalmological examination revealed right abdu-cens paralysis with normal visual acuity, normal biomicroscopic findings, and normal fundi on fun-duscopic(More)
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