Science Journal of Clinical Medicine

Volume 5, Issue 2, March 2016

  • Papular Cutaneous Amyloidosis Associated with Multiple Myeloma

    Al-Raddadi Reem, Abbaspour Valiollah, Ndiaye Maodo

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 2, March 2016
    Pages: 16-19
    Received: 23 January 2016
    Accepted: 24 February 2016
    Published: 4 March 2016
    Abstract: We report a case of papular cutaneous amyloidosis associated with multiple myeloma in a 52 years old man who presented papular xanthoma like lesions in periorbital areas and scrotum with severe bone pain in thoracic and lumbar spinal column and lower limbs. Cutaneous histopathology revealed the presence of amorphous deposits in papillary dermis sur... Show More
  • Palindromic Rheumatoid Arthritis-An Unorthodox Presentation of Whipple’s Disease

    Stephanie Santucci, Ernest Ellul, Noel Gatt, Jonathan Cutajar, Leigh Joseph Calleja

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 2, March 2016
    Pages: 20-23
    Received: 28 February 2016
    Accepted: 6 March 2016
    Published: 21 March 2016
    Abstract: Whipple's disease is a rare infection of the gastrointestinal tract caused by the actinomycete Tropheryma whippelii. It most commonly presents with arthralgia, abdominal pain, diarrhoea and weight loss. Invasion of the bacterium through the gastrointestinal mucosa leads to small intestinal villus blunting and malabsorption. Diagnosis is made by his... Show More
  • Cholesterol and Triglyceride Levels in Patients with Homozygous Sickle Cell Disease at Campus Teaching Hospital of Lomé (Togo)

    Padaro Essohana, Kueviakoe Irenee Messanh Delagnon, Feteke Lochina, Magnang Hezouwe, Mawussi Koffi, Layibo Yao, Dovi Eteh Isac, Segbena Akuete Yvon

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 2, March 2016
    Pages: 24-28
    Received: 5 March 2016
    Accepted: 11 March 2016
    Published: 24 March 2016
    Abstract: Determine cholesterol and triglyceride levels in patients with homozygous SS sickle cell during intercritical stage and study the influence of vaso-occlusive crisis on their rates. It was a case - control study during 6 month: one group of 70 homozygous SS sickle cell and a second group of 70 apparently healthy controls with normal hemoglobin AA. T... Show More