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Fabry disease in a renal transplant recipient

A case study Our patient is a 47-year-old male who presented to the renal unit with end stage renal disease in 2005. The aetiology of his kidney disease was unknown at that time although he did have hypertension that was thought to be secondary to his renal failure. The patient had no history of diabetes […]

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SLE pain management

Although systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is defined as a ‘rare’ immunological disease, some studies estimate that its incidence may be as high as one case per 2500 people in certain populations. SLE is defined as a prototypic autoimmune disease that has a broad range of clinical manifestations. In SLE, tissue damage in multiple organs is […]

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Melanosis coli mimicking cancer of the colon: A rare case presentation

81 years old white male presented with h/o chronic constipation for many years. On pace maker. No h/o weight loss, but noticed recently due to poor appetite Bloating, straining at stool, feeling of incomplete evacuation Was on chronic laxatives; helped but now it is not helping that much There was no clear h/o altered bowel […]

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