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BACKGROUND Extracapsular extension of nodal metastases from cancer of the breast is a frequent histologic finding, but its significance for prognosis and treatment is unclear. METHODS One hundred forty-three patients with breast cancer who had metastases to axillary lymph nodes were identified and divided into two groups: those with entirely intracapsular(More)
Intestinal angina may be caused by compression of the celiac artery by the median arcuate ligament of the diaphragm. Aortography can suggest the diagnosis, but the diaphragm cannot be visualized by this examination. We report a symptomatic woman in whom spiral computed tomography-guided angiography demonstrated stenosis of the celiac artery, superior(More)
Learning problems in patients with neurofibromatosis (NF) are probably the most frequent characteristics after those that define the disorder. They are not secondary to the physical problems. A recent survey that compared children who have NF with their siblings revealed a 37% greater incidence of learning disabilities in the children with NF. Intelligence(More)
PURPOSE To determine whether intraarterial digital subtraction angiography (DSA) is as accurate as cut-film (film hard-copy) angiography (CFA) in the evaluation of suspected pulmonary embolus. MATERIALS AND METHODS Under a protocol approved by the institutional review board, CFA and DSA images were obtained in identical posteroanterior and oblique(More)
We report a girl with shortness of stature and minor anomalies representing a mild form of the Ullrich-Turner syndrome. Cytogenetic studies showed 3 distinct anomalies: 1) a familial pericentric inversion, inv(3) (p25q21)pat, in all cells examined; 2) monosomy X (45,X) in 70% of cells; 3) isochromosome X (46,X,i(Xq)) in 30% of cells. The karyotype(More)
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