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BACKGROUND Postmortem studies have documented abnormalities in the medial orbital frontal cortex in depressed patients. In this study we evaluated whether atrophy of this region can be identified in older depressed patients using magnetic resonance imaging. METHODS Twenty elderly patients meeting DSM-IV criteria for major depression and 20 matched control(More)
There is strong biological evidence relating alterations in the serotonergic system with mental disorders. These alterations may be originated at the DNA level by sequence mutations that alter the functioning of serotonin receptors and transporter. To test this hypothesis we investigated three genetic variants of the 5-HT2A receptor (-1438G/A, 102T/C and(More)
Pancreatic mucinous cystic neoplasms (PMCN) predominantly affect women in the reproductive age, are located in the body and tail of the pancreas, and share morphological features with similar tumors of the ovary. We report the detection of human papillomavirus (HPV) using several different PCR protocols in a borderline PMCN from a female patient.(More)
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