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cronic diarrhea

Özlem Özen Ekmekci, Meryem Tahmaz, Semih Altıparmak, Gülnar Gülaçtı, A Kadir Ergen, A Baki Kumbasar, Sezer Sepetcioğlu, Y Ali Öner
Strongyloides stercoralis is an intestinal nematode of humans that infects tens of millions of people worldwide. It is a rarely reported parasitic infestation in Turkey. Disseminated strongyloidiosis may develop in patients with immunodeficiencies. S. stercoralis hyperinfection is often accompanied by sepsis or meningitis with enteric organisms. Glucocorticoid treatment is one of the conditions most specifically associated with triggering hyperinfection, but cases have been reported in association with hematologic malignancy, malnutrition, and AIDS...
2013: Türkiye Parazitolojii Dergisi
Fernando Arévalo, Violeta Aragón, Pedro Montes, Teresa Pérez Narrea, Eduardo Monge
OBJECTIVES: 1) To determine the prevalence of increased number of eosinophils in colonic mucosa of patients with lymphocytic colitis (LC). 2) To determine the coexistence of eosinophilic colitis (EC) in patients with lymphocytic colitis. MATERIALS AND METHODS: slides of adult patients with cronic diarrhea with diagnosis of LC were reviewed between October 2009 and March 2012. The number of eosinophils was quantified. RESULTS: Sixty eight patients with LC were included...
January 2013: Revista de Gastroenterología del Perú: órgano Oficial de la Sociedad de Gastroenterología del Perú
M Lupattelli, E Maranzano, V Trancanelli, V Belsanti, D Pinaglia, S Beneventi, P Latini
UNLABELLED: INTRODUCTION MATERIAL AND METHODS: From January, 1990, to December, 1995, 138 consecutive patients with radically resected stage II and III rectal and rectosigmoid cancers were treated with adjuvant radiochemotherapy. Eighty-one patients with 24 months' follow-up were assessable. Low anterior resection (LAR) was performed in 64 (79%) patients and abdominoperineal resection (APR) in 17 (21%). Twentynine (36%) stage II and 52 (64%) stage III patients entered the study. Within 45-60 days from surgery all patients received 5-Fluorouracil chemotherapy at the dose of 500 mg/m2/iv/d 1-5, every 4 weeks, for six cycles...
January 1998: La Radiologia Medica
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