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Extensive Peculiar Cutaneous Form of Neurofibromatosis Type I as a New Mutation - a Case Report

. Prevalence of sleep disturbances in children with neurofibromatosis type 1. J Child Neurol 2013;28(11):1400–5. 24. Agaimy A, Vassos N, Croner RS. Gastrointestinal and retroperitoneal manifestations of neurofibromatosis type 1 (Recklinghausen’s disease): clinicopathological spectrum with pathogenetic considerations. Int J Clin Exp Pathol 2012;5(9):852–62. 25. Salvi P, Lorenzon L, Caterino S, Antolino L, Antonelli MS, Balducci G. Gastrointestinal stromal tumors associated with neurofibromatosis 1: a single centre experience and systematic review of the literature

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Efficacy of differential non-invasive approaches in determining the clinical course in patients with Crohn’s disease

:335-42. 39. Chen Y, Tzengb C, Lioub C, Changb M, Lib C, Linb C. Biological significance of chromosomal imbalance aberrations in gastrointestinal stromal tumors. J Biomed Sci. 2004; 11:65-71. 40. Rossner P, Boffetta P, Capp M, Bonassi S, Smerhovsky Z, Landa K, et al. Chromosomal aberrations in lymphocytes of healthy subjects and risk of cancer. Environ Hlth Persp 2005; 113:517-20. 41. El-Zein R, Gu Y, Sierra MS, Spitz MR, Strom SS. Chromosomal instability in peripheral blood lymphocytes and risk of prostate cancer. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers

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Laboratory Tests in Diagnosis of Mastocytosis: Literature Review and Case Report

and determining aggressive course of the disease ( 32 , 37 ). In fact, several other somatic mutations in TET2, SRSF2, ASXL1, CBL, RUNX1 and RAS in patients with SM-AHN, ASM, MCL were detected ( 5 , 24 ). Non-KIT mutations in SM-AHN are found not only in MCs, but also in other myeloid cells, CD34-progenitor cells and sometimes in monocytes and B-lymphocytes ( 1 , 38 , 39 ). However, KIT mutations are found in other neoplasms, including gastrointestinal stromal tumors, acute myeloblastosis, lymphomas and seminomas ( 1 , 2 , 20 ). In addition to the

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Results of postoperative radiochemotherapy of the patients with resectable gastroesophageal junction adenocarcinoma in Slovenia

involvement mimicking a gastrointestinal stromal tumour. Radiol Oncol 2011; 45: 59-63. 5. Oblak I, Velenik V, Anderluh F, Strojan P. Results of adjuvant radiochemotherapy for gastric adenocarcinoma in Slovenia. Eur J Surg Oncol 2007; 33: 982-7. 6. Oblak I, Anderluh Franc, Velenik V. Postoperative radiochemotherapy for gastric adenocarcinoma: long term results. Radiol Oncol 2009; 43: 274-81. 7. Power DG, Reynolds JV. Localized adenocarcinoma of the esophagogastric junction-is there a standard of care? Cancer Treatm

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Wall vacuum-assisted closure technique for a complex enteroatmospheric fistula: report of a case

-assisted closure (VAC) have been proposed; however, there is no single universal technique that can be applied to every EAF because each fistula is different [ 3 ]. Hence, the wound care of EAF should be individualized for each patient. We report a novel VAC technique used to contain the fistula effluent and protect skin in a patient with a complex EAF. Case report A 53-year-old male patient presented with abdominal pain and mass. A diagnosis of a malignant gastrointestinal stromal tumor of the stomach with peritoneal seeding was made, and the patient underwent exploratory

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Effects of psychological stress on skin and hair pigmentation in Polish adolescents

://www.kpsw.edu.pl/ menu/pobierz/NOE5/7_MichalBartczak. pdf. Bickers RD, Athar M. 2006. Oxidative stress in the pathogenesis of skin disease. J Invest Dermatol 126:2565-75. Campbell T, Felsten L, Moore J. 2009. Disappearance of lentigines in a patient receiving imatinib treatment for familial gastrointestinal stromal tumor syndrome. Arch Dermatol 145:1313-16. Cernak I, Savic V, Kotur J, Prokic V, Kuljic B, Grbovic D, et al. 2000. Alterations in magnesium and oxidative status during chronic emotional stress. Magnes Res 13: 29

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Endoscopic ultrasound-guided pancreatic pseudocyst drainage with lumen-apposing metal stents or plastic double-pigtail stents: A multifactorial analysis

pseudocysts (Part I). Gastrointest Endoscopy 2004; 59: 873-9. 10.1016/S0016-5107(04)00354-2 Baillie J. Pancreatic pseudocysts (Part I) Gastrointest Endoscopy 2004 59 873 9 13 Rana SS, Sharma V, Sharma R, Gunjan D, Dhalaria L, Gupta R, et al . Gastric gastrointestinal stromal tumor mimicking cystic tumor of the pancreas: Diagnosed by endoscopic ultrasound-fine-needle aspiration. Endosc Ultrasound 2015; 4: 351-2. 10.4103/2303-9027.170452 Rana SS Sharma V Sharma R Gunjan D Dhalaria L Gupta R Gastric gastrointestinal stromal tumor mimicking cystic tumor of the pancreas

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Epidemiology of upper gastrointestinal bleeding and Helicobacter pylori infection: review of 3,488 Thai patients

. These cancers are presented in ( Table 2 ) . Table 2 Type of malignancy that caused upper gastrointestinal bleeding with proved tissue-pathology Type of cancer Number of patients Gastric cancer (adenocarcinoma) 36 Gastric lymphoma 15 Other cancers metastasis 15 Esophageal cancer (squamous cell carcinoma) 12 Gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) 11 Ampullary cancer (adenocarcinoma) 4 Periampullary cancer 3 Pancreatic cancer 3 Duodenal cancer (adenocarcinoma) 1

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Reinstating endogenous antitumor immunity: The concept of therapeutic management of cancer

, such as gastrointestinal stromal tumours, promising results have been observed when the TKI imatinib is combined with CTLA-4 blockade in mouse models [ 80 ]. In this case, the mechanisms underlying the synergistic effects of the combination not only included a possible vaccine effect after imatinib treatment, but also the activation of cytotoxic T cells and depletion of Tregs within the tumour. The VEGF has been recognised as a critical mediator of immune suppression, suggesting that VEGF blockade, which has proven effective for the treatment of several cancers

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