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Scrotal leiomyoma is a benign tumor derived from the scrotal dartos muscle; it is rare in clinical findings. The cause of the disease is not yet clear. Here, we present the case of a patient with no typical clinical features, but with some typical pathological changes. A middle-aged male patient saw a doctor for paroxysmal itching and burning of the(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the distribution of common food-borne parasitic diseases and dietary habits in Guangxi. METHODS In the survey from 2002 to 2005, questionnairing, fecal examination, ELISA or skin test were applied in the endemic areas of clonorchiasis, taeniasis, cysticercosis, trichinelliasis or paragonimiasis in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.(More)
OBJECTIVE To analyze the COX1 sequences of Taenia isolates from four areas of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, and to understand the distribution of Taenia asiatica in Guangxi. METHODS Patients with taeniasis in Luzhai, Rongshui, Tiandong and Sanjiang in Guangxi were treated by deworming, and the Taenia isolates were collected. Cyclooxygenase-1 (COX1)(More)
OBJECTIVE To describe the discovery of a residual foci of bancroftian filariasis in Fuchuan County where the disease was announced to have been eliminated, and reveal its epidemiologic feature. METHODS The investigation was carried out from August 2007 to March 2008 among residents in Changtang village where the first case of filariasis was found and the(More)
To investigate if microdeletion of chromosome 22q11 is an epidemiologically important cause of congenital heart disease (CHD), we studied 25 cases with CHD phenotypes. Venous blood samples were tested by fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) for microdeletion of 22q11. Among 23 cases with simple CHD, 19 were shown not to have microdeletion of 22q11 and(More)
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