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Sleep-disordered breathing in 3,680 Greek children
The goal of the present investigation was to describe the prevalence of and clinical factors associated with sleep-disordered breathing in children and adolescents. Children and adolescents (3,680 in all, 1-18 years old) ...
Amyloid cardiomyopathy presenting as persistent symptomatic pleural effusions
A 73-year-old male presented with dyspnea and bilateral transudative pleural effusions that persisted despite aggressive diuresis. No etiology had been established despite an extensive workout. The only abnormal finding ...
Factors associated with adolescent cigarette smoking in Greece: Results from a cross sectional study (GYTS Study)
Background. Data about the predictors of smoking among adolescents in Greece are sparse. We tried to identify factors associated with current cigarette smoking among in-school adolescents in Greece in the context of GYTS ...
Direct detection of Clostridium sordellii in pleural fluid of a patient with pneumonic empyema by a broad-range 16S rRNA PCR
We report the case of a 56-y-old male admitted with a left-sided post-pneumonic empyema. Clostridium sordellii DNA was directly detected in its pleural fluid by a broad-range 16S rRNA PCR, after 24 h of specimen collection. ...
Tuberculous disseminated lymphadenopathy in an immunocompetent non-HIV patient: A case report
Introduction. In cases of patients with disseminated lymphadenopathy, the differential diagnosis has to include both benign and malignant causes, including sarcoidosis, metastatic disease, lymphoma and, although rarely ...
Ocular disease awareness and pattern of ocular manifestation in patients with biopsy-proven lung sarcoidosis
Purpose: The aim of this research is to study the patterns of ocular involvement in patients with biopsy-proven lung sarcoidosis and estimate the level of patients' awareness of possible ocular complications of sarcoidosis. ...