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PURPOSE We performed ultrasonography and (99m)technetium dimercaptosuccinic acid (DMSA) renal scan in infants with unilateral hydronephrosis during followup and after pyeloplasty to examine the correlation of ultrasound hydronephrosis grade with the severity of renal cortical damage and assess the recovery of renal function in the obstructed kidneys after(More)
A 71-year-old man with a history of rheumatoid arthritis was treated with intravesical bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) instillation of 80 mg once-a-week for carcinoma in situ. He developed low-grade fever followed by dyspnea and severe hypoxemia. Radiological and laboratory studies revealed bilateral diffuse reticulonodular infiltrates and hypereosinophilia.(More)
Gaucher disease is an autosomal recessive disorder resulting from mutations in the gene (GBA, MIM 606463) encoding glucocerebrosidase (GBA). Generally, the diagnosis of Gaucher disease is confirmed on GBA deficiency in peripheral blood leukocytes or cultured skin fibroblasts. Additionally, detection of Gaucher cells in the bone marrow or genetic analysis of(More)
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