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Ann P Walker, Diane C Tucker, Mark A Hall, Kurt Lohman, Helen Harrison, Barbara W Harrison, Jacob Reiss, Ronald T Acton, Paul C Adams, Sharmin Diaz, Joan Holup, Elizabeth Thomson, Shellie D Ellis, Christine E McLaren et al.
PURPOSE: We assessed the effectiveness of educational interventions for conveying clinical findings and information about hereditary hemochromatosis (HH) and iron overload (IO) to individuals evaluated clinically after initial screening for HH/IO with serum ferritin (SF) concentration, transferrin saturation (TS), and HFE genotyping. METHODS: A questionnaire mailed to 2300 cases and controls 1 month after a letter summarizing clinical findings measured understanding of results and recommendations, knowledge of HH/IO, and satisfaction with information received...
November 2007: Genetics in Medicine: Official Journal of the American College of Medical Genetics
C K Shier, B I Ellis, M Kleerekoper, M L Jurisson
Regional migratory osteoporosis (RMO) is a well-defined clinical entity, consisting of migratory osteoporosis involving the lower extremities with associated radiographic changes. Idiopathic osteoporosis (IO) is considered to be a separate and distinct entity, occurring in young adults and consisting of axial osteoporosis and back pain. We describe a patient who had hybrid characteristics, both clinically and radiographically, and include iliac-crest biopsy histologic correlation. We believe that this pattern of osteoporosis in many ways resembles RMO, but with severe axial involvement; hence the term disseminated migratory osteoporosis...
March 1987: Canadian Association of Radiologists Journal, Journal L'Association Canadienne des Radiologistes
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