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"Numb chin" as the first and sole presenting sign of multiple sclerosis
Cranial nerve palsies are occasional clinical findings in multiple sclerosis. Sometimes, they are the presenting sign of multiple sclerosis. Facial numbness localized in the region of the distribution of the mental nerve ...
[99mTc-DMSA (V)] in detection of metastases of medullary thyroid carcinoma
Introduction: Medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC) is a rare thyroid cancer secreting calcitonin (CT) which is the most sensitive and specific tumor marker for MTC. This type of thyroid cancer is able to metastasize to different ...
17ß-Estradiol inhibits calcium-dependent and -independent contractions in isolated human saphenous vein
Studies suggest that estrogen modulate vascular reactivity but at present its exact mechanism of action has yet to be clarified. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of 17?-estradiol (E2) on calcium-dependent ...
64-Slice multidetector computed tomographic angiography and invasive coronary angiography in diagnosis of significant coronary artery stenosis
Introduction: Introduction of 64-slice multidetector computed tomography (MDCT) has resulted in a great improvement of the non-invasive coronary artery imaging. The present study aimed to evaluate the diagnostic accuracy ...
99m Tc-MIBI scintigraphy versus 131I whole body scan in the follow-up of patients with differentiated thyroid carcinoma
Thyroid cancer is the most common endocrine malignancy. More than 90% of primary thyroid cancers are papillary or follicular types, together termed Differentiated Thyroid Cancers (DTC. The aim of this study was to assess ...
A 50 years old women with sudden blindness
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A description of gender differences in angiographic findings in a single-center Iranian hospital
Coronary angiography is one of the most common hospital procedures, though there is limited information on the location and extent of coronary artery blockages other than for predominately White patients. This study examined ...
A comprehensive study of mediastinal goiters
Background: Thyroid masses are common, especially in areas of iodine deficiency. Mediastinal goiter is defined by the presence of enlarged thyroid tissue below the level of the thoracic inlet. This study aimed to evaluate ...
A large mobile aortic arch mass
Mobile luminal mass of aortic arch is an unusual finding in patients with peripheral embolization. To search the source of these emboli, aortic arch mass should be considered. To our knowledge, transesophageal echocardiography ...