Issue 6 Articles

Molecular Signature and Anataomical Features of a Hypertrophic Scar From Abdominal Skin of a 36-Year-Old Female

1. Abstract Hypertrophic scarring is formed as a result of abnormal wound healing. Efforts have been made to understand the mechanism of hypertrophic scarring for prevention and treatment, mainly by using several model systems. However, animal models do not form effectively hypertrophic scars. Desorption electrospray ionization mass spectrometry imaging enabled label-free elucidation of the spatial …

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Clear Cell Renal Carcinoma with Focal Osseous Metaplasia: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

1. Abstract Osseous metaplasia in clear cell renal carcinoma (RCC) is uncommon with few cases reported. We present a case of a 66year-old male in which a right renal lesion in a colorrectal screening was incidentally identified. Computed tomography scan revealed a heterogeneous enhanced mass lesion having areas of hemorrhagic and specks of calcification.

From Simple Painkiller to an TNF-Alpha Inhibitor and Back Again or Doing Less is Always More in Geriatrics

1. Case Study A) 81 y old male in LTCF with primary learning disability and cervico-dorso-lombarthrosis treated by WHO level 1 painkiller B) During the absence of the GP, the patient was addressed to a rheumatologist for his known pain: after 3 consultations with blood tests and Rx (all negative!!), an hypothetical diagnosis of rheumatoid …

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‘Double X’ Cross Fixationin Paediatric Supracondylar Humerus Fractures: A 20-Year Expertise and 94 Surgical Interventions

1. Abstract 1.1. Background Context: Over the last 50 years, the developments emerged in the diagnosis and treatment of supracondylar humerus fractures (SHF) have significantly reduced the number of severe complications while certain complications with dreadful evolution, such as elbow stiffness or Volkmann’s syndrome, have completely vanished. During my residency, in 1982, on the suggestion …

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