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Time to stone passage for observed ureteral calculi: a guide for patient education.
PURPOSE We analyze the natural history of stone passage in patients with ureterolithiasis, and define factors predictive of spontaneous passage. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 75 patients withExpand
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Prospective comparison of unenhanced spiral computed tomography and intravenous urogram in the evaluation of acute flank pain.
OBJECTIVES To prospectively compare the diagnostic ability of unenhanced spiral computed tomography (NCCT) and intravenous urogram (IVU) in the evaluation of adults with acute flank pain. METHODSExpand
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Juvenile dermatomyositis: a retrospective review of a 30-year experience.
BACKGROUND Children with juvenile dermatomyositis (JDMS) have variable initial presentations. OBJECTIVE Our purpose was to evaluate the epidemiology trends, presenting clinical features, laboratoryExpand
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Ulcerative sarcoidosis. Case report and review of the literature.
BACKGROUND Sarcoidosis is a chronic granulomatous multisystem disease of unknown origin. Cutaneous manifestations are common but ulcerative skin lesions rarely occur. We report a case of generalizedExpand
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Congenital mid ureteral strictures.
PURPOSE Congenital mid ureteral stricture is rare. We report 7 cases, and discuss the differences in preoperative evaluation and surgical management compared to other obstructive entities. Expand
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Comparison of single versus multiple dose regimens for the human chorionic gonadotropin stimulatory test.
PURPOSE Human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG) has a stimulatory effect on testicular steroidogenesis and has been widely used for evaluating male Leydig cell function. However, considerable variabilityExpand
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What's new: Management of venous leg ulcers: Approach to venous leg ulcers.
Leg ulcerations are a common problem, with an estimated prevalence of 1% to 2% in the adult population. Venous leg ulcers are primarily treated in outpatient settings and often are managed byExpand
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Early hospital discharge for intravesical ureteroneocystostomy.
PURPOSE Inpatient stays of 3 to 5 days are common in the surgical management of vesicoureteral reflux and often include the use of bladder catheters, ureteral stents and perivesical drains. WeExpand
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Acne keloidalis nuchae: report and treatment of a severe case.
Acne keloidalis nuchae (folliculitis keloidalis or dermatitis papillaris capillitii) is a chronic, deep, scarring folliculitis of the nuchal area. Therapeutic measures such as oral and topicalExpand
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Cutaneous bronchogenic cyst with papilloma and sinus presentation.
The thirty-eighth case of bronchogenic cyst in the skin is reported in a 5-year-old boy. This is the first case report of cutaneous bronchogenic cyst presenting as a distinct, pedunculated growthExpand
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