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S Accomando, D Montaperto, M L Fragapane, G M Amato, G Corsello, F Cappello, E Maresi
Glycogenosis type II or Pompe disease is an inherited autosomal recessive disorder known in 3 different clinical forms (infantile, juvenile and adult). We report on a case diagnosed as a classic infantile form with the worst outcome of all 3 described, if we had followed and executed a correct and complete diagnostic pathway. A 7 months old female child was admitted for fever and dyspnoea. At chest auscultation weepings and weezings were found; on the cardiac apex a murmur due to mitralic failure was retrieved...
December 2005: Minerva Pediatrica
Zorana Penezić, Slavica Savić, Svetlana Vujović, Svetislav Tatić, Maja Ercegovac, Milka Drezgićc
INTRODUCTION: Endogenous Cushing's syndrome is a clinical state resulting from prolonged, inappropriate exposure to excessive endogenous secretion of cortisol and hence excess circulating free cortisol, characterized by loss of the normal feedback mechanisms of the hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal axis and the normal circadian rhythm of cortisol secretion [2]. The etiology of Cushing's syndrome may be excessive ACTH secretion from the pituitary gland, ectopic ACTH secretion by nonpituitary tumor, or excessive autonomous secretion of cortisol from a hyperfunctioning adrenal adenoma or carcinoma...
January 2004: Srpski Arhiv za Celokupno Lekarstvo
M Dyjak
A case of a 7-year-old boy admitted to the clinic with severe symptoms of 1-month lasting pneumonia not responding to antibiotics is presented. The chest X-ray confirmed inflammatory process in left lung parenchyma. Due to unsuccessful further preservative treatment, bronchoscopy and CT of the thorax were performed. They showed the presence of a tumor narrowing the left main bronchus. Histopathologic examination of the tissue taken during bronchoscopy revealed carcinoid. Through the left-sided thoracotomy, the resection of a 5 cm large oval-shaped tumor, as well as the distal part of the left main bronchus was done...
2001: Przegla̧d Lekarski
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