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PURPOSE Peripheral neuropathy (PN) is known as a major contributor of the worsening of ischemic symptoms and the foot ulceration in patients with peripheral arterial occlusive disease (PAOD). However, there are few studies reporting the prevalence and risk factors for PN in PAOD. This study aimed to evaluate these issues for PN and to establish the(More)
We present a 69-year-old woman with a duodenal obstruction after successful selective transcatheter arterial embolization (TAE) for a duodenal diverticular hemorrhage. Two weeks after TAE, the patient showed abrupt symptoms of duodenal obstruction. Resolving hematomas after successful selective transcatheter arterial embolization should be thoroughly(More)
BACKGROUND A number of conditions can alter a person's fingernail configuration. The ratio between fingernail width and length (W/L) is an important aesthetic criterion, and some underlying diseases can alter the size of the fingernail. Fingernail curvature can be altered by systemic disorders or disorders of the fingernail itself. Although the shape and(More)
BACKGROUND Gynecomastia is benign enlargement of breast tissue in males and is fairly common. Mastectomy not only helps in improving the shape of anterior chest, but can also improve the location of nipple. Therefore, a principle element of mastectomy design is defining the normal location of nipple based on major anatomical reference points. Here, the(More)
which permits unrestricted non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. Images functions, surgical treatment is indicated [5]. The pathogenesis of peripheral osteoma has not been elucidated, but three hypotheses can be proposed according to its cause. First, the developmental theory suggests(More)
PURPOSE Deep venous thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE) are considered as similar disease entities representing different clinical manifestations. The objectives of this study were: 1) to determine the prevalence and outcome of DVT in patients with PE; 2) to identify additional risk factors for PE-related unfavorable outcome and 30-day all-cause(More)
al. Kabuki syndrome: clinical data in 20 patients, literature review, and further guidelines for preventive management. which permits unrestricted non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. The canal of Nuck is a small evagination of the parietal peritoneum, which is attached to the uterus(More)
hemihyperplasia (hemihypertrophy): report of a prospective multicenter study of the incidence of neoplasia and review. renal agenesis: a systematic review on associated anomalies and renal injury. which permits unrestricted non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. Arteriovenous (AV)(More)
The side effects of tamoxifen are generally mild, including the effect on lipoprotein metabolism. However, there are few cases of severe tamoxifen induced hypertriglyceridemia. Hypertriglyceridemia is a marked risk factor for acute pancreatitis and approximately 2% to 5% of cases of acute pancreatitis are related to drugs. We report on tamoxifen-induced(More)
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