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The sponge-bearer suffers from goiter: "The Passion of Christ" (c. 1530) by Fermo Stella.
https://doi.org/10.1007/s40618-021-01667-5 10.2307/1454082 10.1007/s40618-018-0934-9
Journal of Endocrinological Investigation; Paladino ME, Riva MA

Sep 4th, 2021 - In the partition of the church of San Bernardino in Caravaggio (Lombardy), Fermo Stella (c. 1490-1562) depicted a cycle of frescoes of "The Passion of Christ". In the central panel, "The Crucifixion" one of the tortures of Christ, the sponge-beare...

Anterior "W" Tongue Reduction for Macroglossia in Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome.
The Cleft Palate-craniofacial Journal : Official Publicat... Ainuz BY, Geisler EL et. al.

Aug 18th, 2021 - Macroglossia occurs in 80% to 99% of patients with Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome (BWS) and a variety of surgical techniques for tongue reduction are offered by surgeons. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the postoperative outcomes of the ante...

Thermographic imaging in a dog with macroglossia from an encircling, strangulating ling...
Topics in Companion Animal Medicine; Angulo HL, Bach J et. al.

Jul 18th, 2021 - A dog presented 16 hours after an acute onset of severe generalized lingual swelling from an unknown cause. The dog had recently chewed a deer carcass. Initial physical examination and diagnostic testing did not reveal an underlying cause, and sup...

Macroglossia secondary to prolonged prone positioning for management of COVID-19 respir...
BMJ Case Reports; Sharma S, Abdul T et. al.

Jul 8th, 2021 - We report the case of a 59-year-old woman who developed acute macroglossia following prolonged prone positioning for management of COVID-19. We found that Biotene mixed in glycerin was effective at removing keratinised lingual plaques and better t...

Pediatric Cushing syndrome: An early sign of an underling cancer predisposition syndrome.
American Journal of Medical Genetics. Part A; Schweiger BM, Esakhan CL et. al.

May 8th, 2021 - Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome (BWS) is a genetic overgrowth and cancer predisposition syndrome that can be associated with a spectrum of clinical features including isolated lateralized overgrowth, macrosomia, macroglossia, organomegaly, omphalocele...

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News  7 results

A Woman Whose Husband Died Has New-Onset Atrial Fibrillation and Fatigue

Sep 4th, 2020 - Anatomical deformities of the upper airway can play a role in the pathogenesis of airway closure in OSA. Deformities of craniofacial and soft-tissue structures obstruct the upper airway at various levels, especially the retropalatal and retrogloss...

Scleromyxedema in a Patient With Thyroid Disease: An Atypical Case or a Case for Revised Criteria?

Jan 17th, 2020 - Comment Classification Lichen myxedematosus is differentiated into localized and generalized forms. The former is limited to the skin and lacks monoclonal gammopathy.

Periorbital ecchymoses and breathlessness
The Journal of Family Practice;

Aug 31st, 2017 - Diagnosis: Primary systemic amyloidosis A diagnosis of primary systemic amyloidosis was confirmed with histopathologic examination of the abdominal fat pad using Congo red stain. Clinical, imaging, and laboratory features supported this diagnosis.

Fast Five Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Hypothyroidism?

Aug 24th, 2015 - Physical signs of hypothyroidism include: Weight gain Slowed speech and movements Dry skin Jaundice Pallor Coarse, brittle, straw-like hair Loss of scalp hair, axillary hair, pubic hair, or a combination Dull facial expression Coarse facial featur...

A 66-year-old woman with an enlarged tongue
Jorge A. Brenes-Salazar, MD, Martha Grogan, MD et. al.

Nov 1st, 2013 - A 66-year-old woman was prompted by her dentist to seek medical attention for an unusually enlarged, smooth-appearing tongue (Figure 1). She also complained of fatigue, dyspnea on exertion, and tingling of her hands.

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