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Lipoblastoma and lipoblastomatosis are rare benign neoplasms of foetal white fat tissue that occur almost exclusively in infants and children. Two cases are reported and a review of the literature is given. An almost one-year-old girl and a full-term male infant were brought to our hospital with a solid mass in the right thigh. Nine months after total(More)
Empirical antifungal therapy is widely used in high-risk neutropenic hematology patients with fever persisting for more than 4 days. This clinical trial assessed whether immediate empirical therapy with voriconazole could lower the rates of invasive fungal infections (IFIs) compared with this approach. In a double-blind, placebo-controlled, multicenter(More)
BACKGROUND The prevalence of Crohn's disease (CD) is increased in patients with cystic fibrosis (CF). Anti-Saccharomyces cerevisiae antibodies (ASCA) have been suggested as a screening tool to detect CD in CF. Recently, several new anti-glycan antibodies have been reported in CD. - MATERIALS AND METHODS The sera of 119 CF patients of various age groups(More)
A 2 1/3 year old girl presented classical Conn-Syndrome as diagnostic feature of an adrenocortical carcinoma. Sonographic diagnosis was confirmed by CT-scan, typical hormonal pattern and subsequent surgical procedure. Without further therapy there has been no relapse with a follow-up of 3 years.
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