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Up to 20% of adult patients with Thalassemia major (Thal) live with diabetes, while 30% may be zinc deficient. The objective of this study was to explore the relationship between zinc status, impaired glucose tolerance and insulin sensitivity in Thal patients. Charts from thirty subjects (16 male, 27.8 ± 9.1 years) with Thal were reviewed. Patients with low… (More)
A case of lumbosacral spina bifida occulta presented with resorption of toes which started at six years of age. Its differential diagnosis with neural leprosy is discussed.