Isolated ACTH deficiency during single-agent pembrolizumab for squamous cell lung carcinoma: a case report

Clin Diabetes Endocrinol. 2020; 6: 1. Published online 2020 Jan 6. doi: 10.1186/s40842-019-0092-9 PMCID: PMC6945618 PMID: 31921440 Associated Data Data Availability Statement The data used in this current report are available from the corresponding author on reasonable request. Abstract Background The programmed cell death 1 (PD-1) inhibitor pembrolizumab is a promising agent for treatment of several […]

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The relationship between depression and risk of metabolic syndrome: a meta‐analysis of observational studies

Clin Diabetes Endocrinol. 2021; 7: 4. Published online 2021 Mar 2. doi: 10.1186/s40842-021-00117-8 PMCID: PMC7923824 PMID: 33648597 Associated Data Data Availability Statement The datasets used and/or analyzed during the current study are available from the corresponding author on reasonable request. Abstract Introduction The link between metabolic syndrome and depression has always been controversial. Different studies that […]

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Hypoglycemic episodes in hospitalized people with diabetes in Portugal: the HIPOS-WARD study

Clin Diabetes Endocrinol. 2021; 7: 2. Published online 2021 Jan 5. doi: 10.1186/s40842-020-00114-3 PMCID: PMC7786902 PMID: 33402217 Associated Data Data Availability Statement Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., a subsidiary of Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, NJ, USA’s data sharing policy, including restrictions, is available at http://engagezone.msd.com/ds_documentation.php. Requests for access to the clinical study data can be […]

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Reasons for discontinuing insulin and factors associated with insulin discontinuation in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus: a real-world evidence study

Clin Diabetes Endocrinol. 2021; 7: 1. Published online 2021 Jan 5. doi: 10.1186/s40842-020-00115-2 PMCID: PMC7786496 PMID: 33402226 Associated Data Supplementary Materials Additional file 1: Supplemental Table 1. Patient Characteristics Part II. Supplemental Table 2. Most Common Combination of Reasons for Insulin Discontinuation. 40842_2020_115_MOESM1_ESM.docx (17K) GUID: 10C9DBA6-9661-495F-9FF7-A8CCB0F801E4 Data Availability Statement The datasets generated during and/or analyzed during the […]

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Laparoscopic Bilateral Adrenalectomy in a Young Female Patient with Recurrent Cushing’s Disease

Case Rep Endocrinol. 2021; 2021: 6632436. Published online 2021 Feb 12. doi: 10.1155/2021/6632436 PMCID: PMC7895553 PMID: 33628530 Associated Data Data Availability Statement All data regarding the case are available upon request. Abstract Introduction Synchronous bilateral adrenalectomy is undertaken less often due to numerous perioperative challenges and rare circumstances of patients needing this procedure. Bilateral adrenalectomy is […]

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Ketogenic Diet-Induced Diabetic Ketoacidosis in a Young Adult with Unrecognized Type 1 Diabetes

Case Rep Endocrinol. 2021; 2021: 6620832. Published online 2021 Feb 8. doi: 10.1155/2021/6620832 PMCID: PMC7884107 PMID: 33628529 Associated Data Data Availability Statement The data used to support the findings of this study are available from the corresponding author upon request. Abstract Ketogenic diet, a very low-carbohydrate diet and high-fat diet, has emerged as a popular approach […]

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Three Successful Pregnancies in a Patient with Recurrent Cushing’s Disease

Case Rep Endocrinol. 2021; 2021: 5517303. Published online 2021 Feb 13. doi: 10.1155/2021/5517303 PMCID: PMC7899752 PMID: 33628528 Associated Data Data Availability Statement All data used in this case are available from the corresponding author upon reasonable request. Abstract The association of pregnancy and Cushing’s disease (CD) is rare. A 28-year-old woman was admitted for clinical suspicion […]

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Transient Hypophosphatemia: A Dangerous Event in Multiple Myeloma

Case Rep Endocrinol. 2021; 2021: 3609346. Published online 2021 Jan 16. doi: 10.1155/2021/3609346 PMCID: PMC7826227 PMID: 33510918 Associated Data Data Availability Statement No data were used to support this study. Abstract Patients with malignancies frequently experience multiple electrolyte disturbances. In multiple myeloma, hypercalcemia and hyperphosphatemia are one of the most common metabolic disturbances observed as part […]

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Complete Penile and Scrotum Skin Degloving Injury

CASE PRESENTATION A 59-year-old worker got his clothes entangled in grinding machine while operating the machine and was admitted to the Department of Burns and Plastic Surgery in Linyi People’s Hospital 5 hours after injury. The skin of penis and scrotum was completely torn off, with exposure of testes and entire shaft of penis. Only […]

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Silicone Breast Implants: A Rare Cause of Pleural Effusion

Case Rep Pulmonol. 2015; 2015: 652918. Published online 2015 Nov 26. doi: 10.1155/2015/652918 PMCID: PMC4674589 PMID: 26693375 Abstract Pleural effusions are one of the rarest complications reported in patients with silicone gel filled breast implants. The silicone implants have potential to provoke chronic inflammation of pleura and subsequent pulmonary complications such as pleural effusion. Herein, we […]

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Primary Pulmonary Malignant Fibrous Histiocytoma

Case Rep Pulmonol. 2015; 2015: 381276. Published online 2015 Mar 8. doi: 10.1155/2015/381276 PMCID: PMC4370101 PMID: 25838959 Abstract Malignant fibrous histiocytoma (MFH) is one of the most common adult soft tissue sarcomas. MFH is very aggressive and is most often found in the extremities and the retroperitoneum, but it can manifest at other sites. Though the […]

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Giant Right Intrathoracic Myxoid Fusocellular Lipoma

Case Rep Pulmonol. 2015; 2015: 302189. Published online 2015 Oct 5. doi: 10.1155/2015/302189 PMCID: PMC4609818 PMID: 26509096 Abstract Intrathoracic lipomas are rare benign tumors; their behavior is not completely clear and their surgical removal may be challenging. We report a case of a giant right intrathoracic myxoid fusocellular lipoma compressing the lung, tracheobronchial tree, and esophagus […]

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A Large Pleural Effusion following Abdominal Aortic Surgery

Case Rep Pulmonol. 2015; 2015: 254010. Published online 2015 Nov 9. doi: 10.1155/2015/254010 PMCID: PMC4655280 PMID: 26635989 Abstract Chylous ascites and coexistent chylothorax is a rare but important complication following retroperitoneal abdominal surgery. We report a 70-year-old male who developed gradual abdominal distension, chest tightness, and dyspnea five months after having an uncomplicated aortobifemoral bypass performed. […]

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A Rare Cause of Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension Resistant to Therapy in The Newborn: Short-Rib Polydactyly Syndrome

Case Rep Pulmonol. 2015; 2015: 274639. Published online 2015 May 20. doi: 10.1155/2015/274639 PMCID: PMC4452873 PMID: 26078906 Abstract Short-rib polydactyly syndrome is an autosomal recessively inherited lethal skeletal dysplasia. The syndrome is characterized by marked narrow fetal thorax, short extremities, micromelia, cleft palate/lip, polydactyly, cardiac and renal abnormalities, and genital malformations. In cases with pulmonary hypoplasia, […]

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Lung Cancer with Skin and Breast Metastasis: A Case Report and Literature Review

Case Rep Pulmonol. 2015; 2015: 136970. Published online 2015 Mar 16. doi: 10.1155/2015/136970 PMCID: PMC4378697 PMID: 25861506 Abstract Lung cancer is one of the most common cancers in America. Frequent sites of metastasis include the Hilar lymph nodes, adrenal glands, liver, brain, and bone. The following case report is of a primary lung cancer with metastases […]

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Cavitary Pneumonia: A Complication of Antibiotic Noncompliance

Case Rep Pulmonol. 2020; 2020: 5971348. Published online 2020 Mar 16. doi: 10.1155/2020/5971348 PMCID: PMC7102419 PMID: 32257494 Jake L. Cotton, 1 Tarig Ali-Dinar, 2 and Aledie Navas-Nazario 2 Jake L. Cotton 1Department of Surgery, University of Central Florida College of Medicine, Orlando, FL, USA Find articles by Jake L. Cotton Tarig Ali-Dinar 2Division of Pulmonology and Sleep […]

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Review of Cases of E-Cigarette or Vaping Product Use-Associated Lung Injury (EVALI) and Brief Review of the Literature

Case Rep Pulmonol. 2020; 2020: 1090629. Published online 2020 Jun 14. doi: 10.1155/2020/1090629 PMCID: PMC7313101 PMID: 32607271 Abstract Since the appearance of the E-Cigarette in the early 2000s, its industry, popularity, and prevalence have risen dramatically. In the past, E-Cigarette use with the vaping of nicotine or cannabis products had been associated with a few reported […]

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A Review of Neurogenic Stunned Myocardium

Sylvia Biso, 1 , * Supakanya Wongrakpanich, 1 Akanksha Agrawal, 1 Sujani Yadlapati, 1 Marina Kishlyansky, 1 and Vincent Figueredo 2 , 3 Abstract Neurologic stunned myocardium (NSM) is a phenomenon where neurologic events give rise to cardiac abnormalities. Neurologic events like stroke and seizures cause sympathetic storm and autonomic dysregulation that result in myocardial injury. The clinical presentation can involve troponin elevation, left ventricular dysfunction, and ECG changes. […]

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