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Roles of the AGE‐RAGE System in Vascular Injury in Diabetes a
Abstract: This study concerns whether advanced glycation endproducts (AGE) are related to microvascular derangement in diabetes, exemplified by pericyte loss and angiogenesis in retinopathy and byExpand
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Detection of diaphragmatic defect as the cause of severe hepatic hydrothorax with magnetic resonance imaging
Severe right-sided hepatic hydrothorax occurred in an 83-yr-old Japanese woman with a 7-yr history of cryptogenic liver cirrhosis. Transdiaphragmatic communication was indirectly suggested by rapidExpand
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Small follicular lymphoma arising near the ampulla of vater
A 49-yr-old Japanese woman underwent upper gastrointestinal endoscopy because of nonspecific dyspepsia. Endoscopy revealed a flat elevated lesion about 15 mm in diameter adjacent to the duodenalExpand
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Serum insulin levels and the prevalence of adenomatous and hyperplastic polyps in the proximal colon.
BACKGROUND & AIMS Obesity and diabetes mellitus are associated with an increased incidence of proximal colon cancer. Colonic adenoma that has been reported to be associated with elevated serumExpand
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Significant liver injury with dual positive IgM antibody to Epstein-Barr virus and cytomegalovirus as a puzzling initial manifestation of infectious mononucleosis.
A 35-year-old man was admitted because of significant hepatic dysfunction with mild splenomegaly and intra-abdominal lymphadenopathy of unknown cause. Infectious mononucleosis was suggested byExpand
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Acute urinary retention as an unusual manifestation of aseptic meningitis.
A formerly healthy 32-year-old woman was hospitalized for a closer examination of undiagnosed fever with mild headache. Despite lack of distinct findings on physical and laboratory examinations atExpand
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Norovirus gastroenteritis accompanied by marked elevation of transaminases.
A 56-year-old woman was admitted because of frequent watery diarrhea, vomiting, and abdominal cramps. An examination of the stool for norovirus antigen was positive, and a blood examination revealedExpand
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Does the use of insulin in a patient with liver dysfunction increase water retention in the body, i.e. cause insulin oedema?
A 68-year-old female with mild diabetes mellitus was admitted because of acute liver dysfunction due to autoimmune hepatitis. While 40 mg/day of prednisolone improved hepatic dysfunctionExpand
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Septic pulmonary emboli secondary to pyogenic liver abscess in a diabetic patient.
A 70-year-old woman with poorly controlled diabetes mellitus was admitted because of persistent remittent fever. Soon a liver abscess was detected as the cause of the fever by ultrasonography, andExpand
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Achilles tendinitis as a rare extraintestinal manifestation of ulcerative colitis
Abstract Patients with inflammatory bowel disease often have extraintestinal manifestations (EIMs) involving almost all organ systems, but little has been reported on Achilles tendinitis. Herein, weExpand
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