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    Pulmonary neuroendocrine tumors (NET) form a heterogeneous group of rare diseases. In these tumors, paraneoplastic syndromes have been described to drive the course of the disease, among them acromegaly induce...

    Authors: Sebastian Krug, Michael Boch, Peter Rexin, Andreas Pfestroff, Thomas Gress, Patrick Michl and Anja Rinke

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2016 9:326

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    Nuclear gene mutations are being increasingly recognised as causes of mitochondrial disease. The nuclear gene RMND1 has recently been implicated in mitochondrial disease, but the spectrum of pathogenic variants a...

    Authors: Asheeta Gupta, Isabel Colmenero, Nicola K. Ragge, Emma L. Blakely, Langping He, Robert McFarland, Robert W. Taylor, Julie Vogt and David V. Milford

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2016 9:325

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    Hepatic and/or splenic tuberculosis may simulate much pathology including malignancies, which can roam the diagnosis. Biopsy is necessary for diagnosis. The treatment allows healing and a cleaning of radiologi...

    Authors: Ibrahima Diallo, Ababacar Mbengue, Sara B. Gning, Mouhamed A. Amar, Bineta Ndiaye, Yankhoba Diop, Fatou Fall and Papa S. MBaye

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2016 9:316

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    Glycopyrronium bromide has recently been approved as a once daily maintenance inhalation therapy for moderate to severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Efficacy and safety trial data have found r...

    Authors: Michael H. Chiu, Nawaf S. Al-Majed, Ryan Stubbins, Dylan Pollmann and Roopinder K. Sandhu

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2016 9:310

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    Schwannoma is a benign tumor arising from Schwann cells of the peripheral nerve sheath. Perineal schwannomas are exceptional, and rarely reported in the literature. We report a case of a perineal schwannoma, c...

    Authors: Anass Majbar, Abdelmalek Hrora, Ahmed Jahid, Mohamed Ahallat and Mohamed Raiss

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2016 9:304

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    Mycobacterium tuberculosis multidrug resistance, especially against rifampicin and isoniazid, places pulmonary tuberculosis in the list of emerging diseases. The misuse of therapeutic ...

    Authors: Kenia Regina Oliveira Maia, Graça Maria de Castro Viana, Marcos Antonio Custódio Neto da Silva, Maria do Desterro Soares Brandão Nascimento, Victor Lima de Souza and Silvio Gomes Monteiro

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2016 9:260

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    Filariasis is a common cause of morbidity in certain parts of India, especially in the Coastal Districts. Repeated episodes of fever with chills and rigor, lymphadenopathy are the initial manifestations which ...

    Authors: Santosh Tummidi, Manoj Kumar Patro, Atanu Kumar Bal and Anita Choudhury

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2016 9:256

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    Facial necrotizing fasciitis is extremely rare. Most of the cases reported in literature are related to dental, sinus, tonsillar and salivary glands causes, but rarely as consequence of skin infection. We repo...

    Authors: Amel Salah Eltayeb, Abdelnasir Gafar Ahmad and Elnour Ibrahim Elbeshir

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2016 9:232

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    Heterotopic pancreas is a rare congenital condition characterised by pancreatic tissue lacking vascular or anatomic communication with the normal pancreas. Most cases of ectopic pancreas are asymptomatic. The ...

    Authors: Duminda Subasinghe, Sivasuriya Sivaganesh, Niranthi Perera and Dharmabandhu N. Samarasekera

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2016 9:185

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    Human lipodystrophies are uncommon disorders, with important clinical consequences, which are often undiagnosed. The Barraquer–Simons syndrome is a form of partial symmetric lipodystrophy of unknown etiology, ...

    Authors: Joana Oliveira, Paula Freitas, Eva Lau and Davide Carvalho

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2016 9:175

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    Lung cancers with anaplastic lymphoma kinase rearrangements are highly sensitive to anaplastic lymphoma kinase tyrosine kinase inhibition, underscoring the notion that such cancers are addicted to anaplastic l...

    Authors: Hisashi Tanaka, Kageaki Taima, Takeshi Morimoto, Kunihiko Nakamura, Yoshihito Tanaka, Masamichi Itoga, Shingo Takanashi and Ken Okumura

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2016 9:173

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    Dropped head syndrome (DHS) is defined as weakness of the neck extensor muscles causing a correctable chin-on-the-chest deformity. Here we report the case of a patient with severe pain from lower leg ischemia ...

    Authors: Satoshi Maki, Masao Koda, Takeo Furuya, Kazuhisa Takahashi and Masashi Yamazaki

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2016 9:137

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    Extramedullary haemopoiesis is a common compensatory phenomenon in most haemolytic anaemias. However, spinal cord compression due to extramedullary spinal epidural haemopoiesis is an extremely rare complicatio...

    Authors: Loku Pathirage Manoji Muditha Kumari Pathirage, Indunil Wijeweera, Chandrika Jayasinghe, Saumya Jayabahu and Hasith Ravinda Wickramasinghe

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2016 9:123

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    Thyroid rupture following blunt trauma is extremely rare, and neck pain without swelling may be the only presenting symptom. However, hemorrhage and hematoma subsequently causes severe tracheal compression and...

    Authors: Hirotaka Hara, Yoshinobu Hirose and Hiroshi Yamashita

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2016 9:114

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    An unsafe abortion is defined as a procedure for terminating an unintended pregnancy carried out either by a person lacking the necessary skills or in an environment that does not conform to minimal medical st...

    Authors: Carlson B. Sama, Leopold Ndemnge Aminde and Fru F. Angwafo III

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2016 9:98

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    Melioidosis is endemic in tropical Australia and Southeast Asian countries and its causative organism Burkholderia pseudomallei is a recognized cause of pneumonia in these regions. Recent isolation of the organis...

    Authors: Samira Rahat Afroze, Md. Raziur Rahman, Lovely Barai, Md. Delwar Hossain and Khwaja Nazim Uddin

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2016 9:100

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    Mutations in the CRB1 gene are associated with variable phenotypes of severe retinal dystrophies, and retinal dystrophies resulting from CRB1 mutations may be accompanied by specific fundus features such as coat’...

    Authors: Somar M. Hasan, Arwa Azmeh, Osama Mostafa and Andre Megarbane

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2016 9:91

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    Cavernous hemangioma is an encapsulated mass of dilated, endothelial lined vascular channels filled with slowly flowing blood. Cavernous hemangioma of the spleen is a rare condition with less than 100 reports ...

    Authors: Hasan Jalaeikhoo, Mehdi Ariana, Seyed Mohammad Hossein Kashfi, Pedram Azimzadeh, Ahmad Narimani, Masoomeh Dadpay and Manouchehr Keyhani

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2016 9:76

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    The pacemaker-twiddler’s syndrome is an uncommon cause of pacemaker malfunction. It occurs due to unintentional or deliberate manipulation of the pacemaker pulse generator within its skin pocket by the patient...

    Authors: Mohammad Salahuddin, Fathima Aaysha Cader, Sahela Nasrin and Mashhud Zia Chowdhury

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2016 9:32

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    Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) is a disease that often affects children, but can also occur in adults and smokers. Oral manifestations are unusual and are characterized by bone pain, tooth mobility, necro...

    Authors: Cíntia Ferreira Gonçalves, Marília Oliveira Morais, Rita de Cássia Gonçalves Alencar, Aline Carvalho Batista and Elismauro Francisco Mendonça

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2016 9:19

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