Earlier clinical conundrum resolved: a diagnosis with teeth
- This month in history. Jay, Venita // Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine;Feb1999, Vol. 92 Issue 2, p59
The article describes the contribution of Paul Langerhans, who is linked to several revolutionary medical discoveries. In his memorable work done in Virchow's laboratory, he described the histology of rabbit pancreas, where small groups of polygonal cells lay scattered among the acinar cells and...
- Clinicopathological Features of Pancreatic Endocrine Tumors: A Prospective Multicenter Study in Italy of 297 Sporadic Cases. Zerbi, Alessandro; Falconi, Massimo; Rindi, Guido; Fave, Gianfranco Delle; Tomassetti, Paola; Pasquali, Claudio; Capitanio, Vanessa; Boninsegna, Letizia; Di Carlo, Valerio // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Jun2010, Vol. 105 Issue 6, p1421
OBJECTIVES:Information on pancreatic endocrine tumors (PETs) comes mostly from small, retrospective, uncontrolled studies conducted on highly selected patients. The aim of the study was to describe the clinical and pathological features of PETs in a prospective, multicenter study.METHODS:Newly...
- ACUTE PANCREATITIS OCCURRING IN GASTRIC ABERRANT PANCREAS ACCOMPANIED BY PARALYTIC ILEUS. Matsushita, Mitsunobu; Hajiro, Kiyoshi; Takukuwa, Hiroshi // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Nov1997, Vol. 92 Issue 11, p2121
Presents a case report of aberrant pancreas in a man. Definition of aberrant pancreas; Medical history of the man; Symptoms of aberrant pancreas; Difficulty in diagnosing the disease.
- Acute Pancreatitis in the Pregnant. Kushtagi, Pralhad; Adiga, Prashanth; Benjamin, Santosh; Bhat, Padmanabha R. // Internet Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics;2010, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p17
Acute pancreatitis in pregnancy is usually diagnosed in its early stages. Reported is a case where an ultrasound finding of enlarged pancreas led to the diagnosis and management.
- Pancreatic Cancer. Hruban, Ralph H.; Zamboni, Giuseppe // Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine;Mar2009, Vol. 133 Issue 3, p347
The article discusses various reports published within the issue including one by Capelli and colleagues on endocrine neoplasms of the pancreas, one by Dr. Klein and colleagues on familial pancreatic cancer, and one by Dr. Offerhaus and colleagues on pancreatic intraepithelial neoplasia.
- Incidental cystic endocrine tumor of the pancreas: A case report with immunohistochemical study. Deshmukh, Sanjay D.; Gulati, Harveen K.; Gaopande, Vandana; Purandare, Snehal; Anand, Mani // Journal of Cancer Research & Therapeutics;Apr-Jun2012, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p289
A large cystic lesion in the pancreatic tail was found incidentally in a 20-year-old female during laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Preoperative work up had revealed calculi in gall bladder and in addition, a cystic lesion in pancreas suggesting the possibility of a pseudocyst. A laparoscopic...
- PANCREAS DIVISUM AND CHOLEDOCHAL CYST. Arulprakash, S.; Balamurali, R.; Pugazhendhi, T.; Jeevan Kumar, S. // Indian Journal of Medical Sciences;May2009, Vol. 63 Issue 5, p198
Pancreas divisum (PD) is the most common congenital variant of the pancreas, affecting 5% to 14% of the population. The ventral duct only drains the ventral pancreas through the major papilla, whereas the majority of the pancreas drains via the dorsal duct through the minor papilla. We report...
- Magnetic resonance imaging of cystic pancreatic lesions in adults: an update in current diagnostic features and management. Barral, Matthias; Soyer, Philippe; Dohan, Anthony; Laurent, Valérie; Hoeffel, Christine; Fishman, Elliot; Boudiaf, Mourad // Abdominal Imaging;Feb2014, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p48
Magnetic resonance (MR) imaging has become a widespread diagnostic solving tool for the detection and characterization of a large range of pancreatic cystic lesions. Benign and malignant cystic lesions of the pancreas including serous microcystic adenoma, mucinous cystic tumor, intraductal...
- Optical Glucose Sensor Developed at UC Santa Cruz Holds
Promise for Diabetics, Intensive Care Patients. // Ascribe Newswire: Medicine;3/22/2004, p57
Researchers at the University of California in Santa Cruz (UCSC), California, have developed a novel optical glucose sensor that could be used to provide continuous monitoring of glucose levels in diabetics and hospitalized patients. The sensor detects glucose under physiological conditions,...