Tu-Anh Tran

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The relentless decline in ␤-cell function frequently observed in type 2 diabetic patients, despite optimal drug management, has variously been attributed to glucose toxicity and lipotoxicity. The former theory posits hyperglycemia, an outcome of the disease, as a secondary force that further damages ␤-cells. The latter theory suggests that the(More)
BACKGROUND Miller Fisher syndrome, a variant of Guillain-Barré syndrome, is an acute inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy that may occur weeks after a bacterial or viral infection. Campylobacter jejuni and Haemophilus influenzae are frequently reported etiological agents. PATIENT DESCRIPTION We describe a boy with Miller Fisher syndrome(More)
INTRODUCTION Systemic capillary leak syndrome (SCLS) is a rare disease characterized by recurrent episodes and a triad of "leak attacks": hypovolemic shock, generalized edema, hemoconcentration and paradoxical hypoalbuminemia. CASE STUDY AND DISCUSSION Here we report a case of pediatric idiopathic SCLS with an episode of cough and fever followed two days(More)
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