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Two cases of liver angiomyolipoma (AML) are presented. The first case has the classical imaging findings previously reported. The second case has no fat content on the various imaging modalities. AML should probably be included in the differential diagnosis of any hypervascular lesion of the liver. Preoperative diagnosis with core biopsy is possible.
STUDY OBJECTIVE The goal of this pilot study was to determine whether clinical criteria can identify blunt trauma patients with significant acute intrathoracic injury on chest radiograph. METHODS From January 2003 to May 2004, adult blunt trauma patients who received chest radiographs were prospectively enrolled at 2 urban trauma centers. Exclusion(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to compare phenobarbital (PB) versus lorazepam (LZ) in the treatment of alcohol withdrawal in the emergency department (ED) and at 48 hours. METHODS Prospectively, randomized, consenting patients were assessed using a modified Clinical Institute Withdrawal Assessment (CIWA) score and given intravenous PB (mean, 509 mg)(More)