Aleukemic Myeloid Leukemia Cutis with a Kikuchi Disease–Like Inflammatory Pattern in Myelodysplastic Syndrome

Myeloid leukemia cutis (MLC) is a rare disease characterized by the infiltration of neoplastic myeloid, myelomonocytic, or monocytic precursors into the skin, producing clinically nonspecific-appearing papules, nodules, plaques, or purpura that necessitate biopsy for definitive diagnosis. In general, it is considered an extramedullary...

Autoimmune Neutropenia Updates: Etiology, Pathology, and Treatment

Autoimmune neutropenia (AIN) is defined as a neutrophil count...

Sleep Duration and C-Reactive Protein in US Adults

Objective: To use gender-stratified logistic regression analysis to examine the associations between elevated C-reactive protein (CRP; >3–10 mg/L) and sleep duration. Methods: The study sample included male (n = 5033) and female (n = 4917) adult (20 years old and older) participants in the 2007–2010 National Health and Nutrition Examination...

Comparison of QTc and Troponin Levels in ST Elevation MIs Compared with Non-ST Elevation MIs

Objectives: ST elevation myocardial infarctions (STEMIs) and non-ST elevation myocardial infarctions (NSTEMIs) have differences that can be important to differentiate. Our primary hypothesis was that corrected QT (QTc) duration and troponin I levels were higher in STEMIs compared with NSTEMIs. The objective of our study was to compare STEMIs with...

Analysis of Intensive Care Unit Admission and Sequelae in Patients Intravenously Abusing Extended-Release Oral Oxymorphone

Objectives: Prescription drug abuse is a major public health problem in the United States, with the rate of opioid-related deaths nearly quadrupling between 2000 and 2014. Extended-release oral oxymorphone hydrochloride (Opana ER) is a long-acting opioid prescribed for chronic pain; however, it also has the potential to be abused via intravenous...