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Hypertension has been observed to occur frequently in children with burns. In a series of children admitted to the St. Agnes Burn Treatment Center, sustained systolic and diastolic hypertension occurred in 31.5%, and 57.4% of the children demonstrated episodic periods of hypertension which were unsustained. The only clinical finding which significantly(More)
Angiostrongylus costaricensis is an intestinal nematode, endemic to Central and South America. Affecting mostly children, it causes an eosinophilic gastroenteritis with involvement of the appendix, distal small bowel, and right colon. We report a case of a 41-yr-old man, from a non-endemic area, with the unique presentation of recurrent gastrointestinal(More)
Renal angiomyolipomas are benign tumors which occur commonly in association with tuberous sclerosis or as isolated lesions. Symptomatic angiomyolipomas, particularly those in patients with tuberous sclerosis, should be approached conservatively with the goal of preserving as much normal renal tissue as possible. We report 2 patients in whom selective(More)
Intravenous digital subtraction angiography (DSA) was used to evaluate 22 patients with Leriche syndrome. The technique successfully demonstrated both the level of obstruction and the reconstitution of arterial flow to the lower extremities. In view of the relative safety of DSA, compared with the axillary approach in standard angiography, the authors(More)
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