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Differential diagnosis for suspected cases of coronavirus ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7498741
BMC Infectious Diseases; Chi Q, Dai X et. al.

Sep 20th, 2020 - Since December 2019, the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has infected more than 12,322,000 people and killed over 556,000 people worldwide. However, Differential diagnosis remains difficult for suspected cases of COVID-19 and need to be improved to reduce misdiagnosis. Sixty-eight cases of suspected COVID-19 treated in Wenzhou Central Hospital from January 21 to February 20, 2020 were divid...

Intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy: Is a screening for differential diagnoses necess...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jogoh.2020.101907
Journal of Gynecology Obstetrics and Human Reproduction; Donet A, Girault A et. al.

Sep 16th, 2020 - To evaluate the benefit of performing a screening for differential diagnoses by hepatobiliary ultrasound and viral serologies, in case of suspected intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy (ICP). Retrospective single-center study in a tertiary maternity unit, including all women with a suspected ICP between January 2012 and September 2018. The primary outcome was the

Pigmented purpuric dermatosis: Ten years of experience in a tertiary hospital and aware...
https://doi.org/10.1111/cup.13949
Journal of Cutaneous Pathology; Çaytemel C, Baykut B et. al.

Dec 29th, 2020 - Pigmented purpuric dermatoses (PPD) can clinically mimic many diseases. Histopathology provides a definitive diagnosis. The aim of the study is to reveal the features of patients with PPD and to determine the disease frequency in the differential diagnosis, especially mycosis fungoides (MF). We retrospectively reviewed records of patients with PPD admit...

Spinal cysticercosis: a rare cause of myelopathy.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8862344
BMC Neurology; Yang C, Liu T et. al.

Feb 24th, 2022 - Neurocysticercosis is a neuroinfectious disease caused by the larval stage of the tapeworm Taenia solium. Isolated spinal cysticercosis is rare, with limited cases having been reported in the literature. This entity poses great diagnostic and therapeutic challenges. This retrospective study included seven patients pathologically diagnosed with spinal cysticercosis. T...

The diagnostic accuracy of truncated cardiovascular MR protocols for detecting non-isch...
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The International Journal of Cardiovascular Imaging; Hirschberg K, Braun SM et. al.

Nov 10th, 2021 - Cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging is one of the most important diagnostic modalities in the evaluation of cardiomyopathies. However, significant limitations are the complex and time-consuming workflows and the need of contrast agents. The aim of this multi-center retrospective study was to assess workflows and diagnostic value of a short, contrast agent-free cardiac magnetic resonance p...

Levamisole-Induced Leukoencephalopathy in Russia: Analysis of 30 Cases.
https://doi.org/10.2174/1574886317666211224121517
Current Drug Safety; Zakharova MN, Zakroyshchikova IV et. al.

Dec 25th, 2021 - To raise medical specialists' awareness regarding the severity of possible complications of levamisole administration and demonstrate the role of accurate medical history collection in differential diagnosis. Levamisole, an anthelmintic drug with immunomodulatory effects, has long been used worldwide till early 2000s, when its association with demyelinating leukoencephalopathy was...

Has COVID-19 changed the approach to HIV diagnosis?: A multicentric Italian experience.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8519218
Medicine Mazzitelli M, Ciccullo A et. al.

Nov 4th, 2021 - The occurrence of COVID-19 pandemic had a significant negative effect on health care systems over the last year. Health care providers were forced to focus mainly on COVID-19 patients, neglecting in many cases equally important diseases, both acute and chronic. Therefore, also screening and diagnostic strategies for HIV could have been significantly impaired.This retrospective, mu...

The diagnostic performance of deep-learning-based CT severity score to identify COVID-1...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8722241
The British Journal of Radiology; Kardos AS, Simon J et. al.

Dec 11th, 2021 - To determine the diagnostic accuracy of a deep-learning (DL)-based algorithm using chest computed tomography (CT) scans for the rapid diagnosis of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), as compared to the reference standard reverse-transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) test. In this retrospective analysis, data of COVID-19 suspected patients who under...

Investigative strategies for fish bone foreign bodies during the coronavirus disease 20...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7948105
The Journal of Laryngology and Otology; Michaels J, Orji C et. al.

Feb 27th, 2021 - By nature of their specialty, otolaryngologists are disproportionately exposed to coronavirus disease 2019 through aerosol-generating procedures and close proximity to the oropharynx during examination. Our single-centre, retrospective study analysed the pertinence of guidelines produced by ENT UK to improve the investigation and management of suspected upper ...

Comorbidity-adjusted NEWS predicts mortality in suspected patients with COVID-19 from n...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8657335
Journal of Advanced Nursing; Martín-Rodríguez F, Sanz-García A et. al.

Sep 15th, 2021 - To assess the prognostic accuracy of comorbidity-adjusted National Early Warning Score in suspected Coronavirus disease 2019 patients transferred from nursing homes by the Emergency Department. Multicentre retrospective cohort study. Patients transferred by high-priority ambulances from nursing homes to Emergency Departments with suspected severe acute ...

Surgical Experiences of Pediatric Cervical Bronchogenic Cysts: A Case Series of 6 Patie...
https://doi.org/10.1177/0145561320982194
Ear, Nose, & Throat Journal; Li Y, Wang S et. al.

Jan 26th, 2021 - Bronchogenic cyst is a rare congenital disease which occurs especially in the neck region. This report presents 6 cases of bronchogenic cysts and discusses the diagnosis and surgical experience of this anomaly. A retrospective study of 6 pediatric patients with cervical bronchogenic cysts treated in our hospital during 2016 to 2019 was performed. We rec...

Melioidosis in Children, Brazil, 1989–2019
https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/eid/article/27/6/20-0154_article

May 18th, 2021 - Melioidosis, an infectious disease caused by the bacterial species Burkholderia pseudomallei, is associated with severe symptoms and high death rates (1). Although considered an emerging disease, melioidosis has little formal public health recognition (2). Researchers initially documented cases in Brazil in 2003 (3). As of 2018, Ceará, a coastal state in northeastern Brazil...

A retrospective study on the combined biomarkers and ratios in serum and pleural fluid ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7980630
BMC Pulmonary Medicine; Lin L, Li S et. al.

Mar 21st, 2021 - Pleural effusion (PE) is a common clinical manifestation, and millions of people suffer from pleural disease. Herein, this retrospective study was performed to evaluate the biomarkers and ratios in serum and pleural fluid (PF) for the differential diagnosis of the multiple types of PE and search for a new diagnostic strategy for PE. In-patients, who developed ...

Multi-detector computed tomography (MDCT)-based severity score as a prognostic tool in ...
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European Radiology; Pisuchpen N, Durbin SM et. al.

Jun 4th, 2021 - This study aimed to assess MDCT as a diagnostic and prognostic tool in patients with suspected immune checkpoint inhibitor (ICI)-related colitis. This retrospective cohort study included patients receiving ICIs at three hospitals between 2015 and 2019 who underwent both abdominopelvic MDCT and endoscopic biopsy to workup suspected ICI-related colitis. T...

Serological markers facilitate the diagnosis of Crohn's disease.
https://doi.org/10.1080/00325481.2021.1873649
Postgraduate Medicine; Gao X, Zhang Y

Jan 8th, 2021 - Background and aim: The diagnosis of Crohn's disease (CD) is challenging. Ongoing search for biomarkers to facilitate the diagnosis is a worthwhile endeavor. The aim of this study was to explore the role of serological markers in the diagnosis of CD at an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) referral center.Methods: This was a retrospective study...

How to distinguish Stevens-Johnson syndrome from its mimickers
https://www.mdedge.com/dermatology/article/207882/medical-dermatology/how-distinguish-stevens-johnson-syndrome-its
Kari Oakes

Sep 10th, 2019 - NEW YORK – Inpatient dermatology consults can make all the difference when a serious dermatology complication is suspected, said Lucia Seminario-Vidal, MD, PhD, speaking at a hospital dermatology–focused session of the summer meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology. Even before histopathologic results are available, dermatologists can help take some of the panic out of the room wh.

Incidence, characteristics and risk factors for drug-induced liver injury in hospitaliz...
https://doi.org/10.1111/bcp.14847
British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology; Kong X, Guo D et. al.

May 6th, 2021 - The diagnosis of drug-induced liver injury (DILI) is relatively complex and involves a wide variety of drugs. The purpose of this study was to use algorithms to quickly screen DILI patients, determine its incidence and identify risk factors. The Adverse Drug Events Active Surveillance and Assessment System-2 was used to extract the data of patients hospitalized in 2019 acco...

Leiomyoma and Leiomyosarcoma (Primary and Metastatic) of the Oral and Maxillofacial Reg...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9018928
Head and Neck Pathology; de Araújo GR, Costa SFDS et. al.

Jun 10th, 2021 - Smooth muscle neoplasms represent an important group of lesions which is rare in the oral cavity. Leiomyoma (LM) is benign smooth muscle/pericytic tumor usually presenting as non-aggressive neoplasm, while leiomyosarcoma (LMS) represents its malignant counterpart. The rarity of these lesions, together with its unspecific clinical presentation and a variable histopathological appearance, lead to...

Distinguishing between toxic alcohol ingestion vs alcoholic ketoacidosis: how can we te...
https://doi.org/10.1080/15563650.2020.1865542
Clinical Toxicology (Philadelphia, Pa.); Cohen ET, Su MK et. al.

Jan 22nd, 2021 - Anion gap metabolic acidosis (AGMA) is common in patients presenting for emergency care. While some disease processes and ingestions are easily excluded, diagnosing toxic alcohol (TA) ingestion can be challenging. This is especially true if drug concentrations are not readily available, which forces clinicians to rely on surrogate markers. Like TA ingestion, alcoholic ketoacidosis (AKA) ...

Chest CT imaging features and clinical outcome of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19): ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7261114
Clinical Imaging; Jiang M, Chen P et. al.

Jul 12th, 2020 - The purpose of this study was to investigate the chest CT imaging features and clinical outcome of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Ningbo, China. In this retrospective study, twenty-eight confirmed and seven highly suspected cases of COVID-19 were enrolled in Ningbo first hospital from January 26, 2020 to March 5, 2020. Cases were c...