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Tuberous sclerosis complex manifests predominantly as a neurocutaneous disorder Lung involvement was considered rare. Lymphangioleiomyomatosis which occurs mainly in women of childbearing age is the major pulmonary disorder seen in tuberous sclerosis. Multifocal micronodular pneumocyte hyperplasia has also been described in tuberous sclerosis. The case of a… (More)
Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) is an uncommon and potentially fatal syndrome which is due to either congenital or acquired deficiency of the ultra large von Willbrand's factor (ULVWF) cleavage protease. It is characterized by mechanical micro angiopathic hemolytic anemia, and organ dysfunctions.
Classical celiac disease (CCD) is dominated by gastrointestinal (GTI) symptoms while the atypical celiac diseases (ACD) is associated with extra-intestinal symptoms . The extra-intestinal symptoms include various dermatological conditions the most common ones are dermatitis hepetiformis, linear IgA bullous dermatosis (LABD), urticaria, hereditary… (More)
This paper reports the case of a 21-year-old Afro-Caribbean pregnant woman with hyperthyroidism and hypokalaemic quadriparesis and reviews the literature on the topic. Thyrotoxic periodic paralysis is a very rare condition in the Caribbean. This case reminds West Indian physicians to consider this rare condition in any patient that presents with paralysis.
BACKGROUND Secondary amyloidosis of the conjunctiva and respiratory mucosal antedating cancer is very rare. We present a case illustrating this rare association in order to draw the attention of clinician to the association between secondary amyloidosis and cancers. METHOD We present a 72-yrs-old woman with secondary amyloidosis of conjunctiva and the… (More)
The colon responds monomorphically to a variety of insults thus making it difficult to differentiate invasive amoebic colitis and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). The authors present a case with chronic dysentery, haematochezia, anaemia and hypoproteinaemia. The endoscopic findings were suggestive of IBD. The stool examination was negative for trophozoites… (More)