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Clinical and radiological grading of superior vena cava obstruction
Background: Superior vena cava obstruction (SVCO) is commonly caused by neoplastic venous compression and presents with typical symptoms and signs. Its clinical severity presumably depends on the degree of obstruction and ...
Age and the epidemiology and pathogenesis of tuberculosis
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Diagnostic aspects of cervical lymphadenopathy in children in the developing world: A study of 1,877 surgical specimens
Chronic cervical lymphadenopathy is a common clinical problem frequently requiring surgical biopsy. To evaluate the characteristics of surgically excised cervical lymph nodes (LN) in children in a developing country, we ...
Long-term outcome of surgically managed necrotizing enterocolitis in a developing country
Necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) is a serious condition with a high morbidity and mortality commonly affecting premature babies. Data for the impact of the longterm disease burden in developing countries are limited although ...
Liver abscess in neonates
Introduction: Liver abscesses are rare in neonates with the majority resulting from an ascending infection via the umbilical and portal veins, haematogenous spread, or via the biliary tree, or via direct contiguous spread ...
Unusual variations of gastrointestinal smooth muscle abnormalities associated with chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction
The clinicopathological spectrum of gastrointestinal (GI) smooth-muscle abnormalities associated with chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction (CIPO) includes numerous heterogeneous conditions that are often ill-defined and ...
The spectrum of anorectal malformations in Africa
Anorectal malformations (ARM) remain a significant birth defect with geographic variation in incidence, individual phenotypes and regional geographic subtypes. Although early studies indicated a low incidence in Black ...
Cross-species chromosome painting in bats from Madagascar: The contribution of Myzopodidae to revealing ancestral syntenies in Chiroptera
The chiropteran fauna of Madagascar comprises eight of the 19 recognized families of bats, including the endemic Myzopodidae. While recent systematic studies of Malagasy bats have contributed to our understanding of the ...
Physical mapping of the elephant X chromosome: Conservation of gene order over 105 million years
All therian mammals (eutherians and marsupials) have an XX female/XY male sex chromosome system or some variant of it. The X and Y evolved from a homologous pair of autosomes over the 166 million years since therian mammals ...
Effect of HIV infection status and Anti-retroviral treatment on quantitative and qualitative antibody responses to pneumococcal conjugate vaccine in infants
Serotype-specific antibody concentration and opsonophagocytic activity (OPA) were evaluated after 3 doses of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine. Groups included human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-positive infants with CD4+ ...