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A 29-year-old man with a marfanoid habitus, peculiar mucosal neuromas of the lips and tongue, high arched palate, hyperplastic corneal nerves, and hypertension was found at operation to have medullary carcinoma of the thyroid, parathyroid hyperplasia, and pheochromocytoma. These symptoms and findings are characteristic of multiple endocrine adenomatosis… (More)
We report the case of a patient with chronic constipation since birth, a strictured area in the distal sigmoid colon, and histologic findings of localized hypoganglionosis. We have compared this entity (zonal colonic hypoganglionosis) and reviewed the literature of all known cases of zonal colonic aganglionosis and hypoganglionosis.
An infertile 27 year old man with precocious puberty is described. He presented in adulthood with unilateral and then bilateral gynecomastia, and subsequently testicular tumors developed. An early diagnosis of congenital adrenal hyperplasia would have avoided unnecessary surgery. Initial detailed metabolic evaluation led to the erroneous diagnosis of… (More)