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Internal medicine, clinical hematology, metabolic syndrome

A E Kremer, T Mettang
Chronic pruritus is a symptom of various internal disorders. In contrast to dermatological diseases, pruritus does not present with primary skin alterations in these patients. However, intense scratching may cause secondary skin changes such as abrasion, excoriation, prurigo nodularis, or in rare cases even scaring. The most common internal medicine causes for chronic pruritus are chronic kidney disease, hepatobiliary and hematological disorders as well as adverse drug reactions. Pruritus is less commonly seen in patients with endocrine or metabolic diseases, malabsorption syndromes, infectious diseases and solid tumors...
August 2016: Der Hautarzt; Zeitschrift Für Dermatologie, Venerologie, und Verwandte Gebiete
Luca Foppiani, Christian Cascio, Valeria Pinto, Giuliano Lo Pinto
Anorexia nervosa (AN) in males is an overlooked disease which requires early diagnosis and proper treatment. Clinical presentation is often severe and the risk of death is not negligible. We report the case of a young man with a 1-year history of AN who was admitted to our internal medicine department for a dramatic malnutrition (BMI: 10.5 kg/m(2)). Several biochemical and hormonal alterations were ascertained. Partial parenteral nutrition and a balanced diet were started. Asymptomatic refeeding syndrome occurred and was managed by enhanced electrolyte parenteral supplementation...
December 2014: Eating and Weight Disorders: EWD
M Polenaković
Dimitar Arsov was born in Kriva Palanka on September 28, 1908 and died on July 2, 1974 in Skopje; he had finished elementary education in Kriva Palanka, high school (1922-1926) in Kumanovo, Macedonia and Col-lege of Medicine (1926-1932), Ph. D. University of Paris, Sorbone, France, 1936. He returned to Macedonia in 1937. In 1947 he was elected and Assistant Professor and in 1950 a Docent at the Faculty of Medicine in Skopje. He was appointed Director of the Clinic of Medicine and Head of the Chair of Internal Medicine, who served at those positions in the period 1952-74...
2013: Prilozi (Makedonska Akademija Na Naukite i Umetnostite. Oddelenie za Medicinski Nauki)
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