Issue - Southern Medical Association

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*Contemporary Management of Upper Tract Nephrolithiasis: Role of Laparoscopic Intervention.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Urology

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Positive Surgical Margins in Robotic Radical Prostatectomies: Impact of Learning Curve on Oncologic Outcomes.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Urology

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Dapoxetine for the Treatment of Men with Premature Ejaculation (PE): Dose-Finding Analysis.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Urology

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Cost-Analysis of Radical Retropubic, Perineal, and Robotic Laparoscopic Prostatectomy: A Single Institutional Analysis.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Urology

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Coronary Artery Stenting in Patients with Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction Less Than 40%. MED-16

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Medicine

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Transdermal Absorption of Magnesium.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Medicine

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*Epstein-Barr Virus Studies and Clinical Outcome in Hodgkin Lymphoma and Hodgkin Lymphoma–Like Posttransplant Lymphoproliferative Disorder.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Pathology

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Braxter P. Irby, Jr., MD Incoming President of SMA

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly

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SMA Leadership and Ofiicers

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly

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*N-Terminal Pro-BNP Levels in Patients with Congestive Heart Failure and Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Biventricular Pacemaker-Defibrillator Therapies.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Cardiology

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*Stress Troponin Radionuclide in Predicting Events Study (Stripes).

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Cardiology

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*Hyperlipidemia Management in Patients Undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Intervention: A Comparison of Inpatient Versus Outpatient Population.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Cardiology

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The Chitosan-Based Hemostatic Dressing: Experience in Current Combat Operations.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Emergency Medicine

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Recurrent Pericardial Effusion in a Patient After Pericardial Window.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Emergency Medicine

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Cardiac Arrest of Visitors in a Hospital Public Area: Bystander AED is Faster than Standard Cardiac Arrest Team.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Emergency Medicine

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Change in Mental Status from Cerebral Neurocysticercosis.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Emergency Medicine

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Etiology of Acute Life-Threatening Events in the Emergency Department.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Emergency Medicine

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Gastrointestinal Bleeding in Children Presenting to the Emergency Department.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Emergency Medicine

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*Descriptive Analysis of Perinatal Factors Among Womean and Vital Statistics of Children Under Age 5 from Various Races in Urban Upstate NY.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Family Practice

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*Profile of Diabetes Among Immigrants from British Guyana in Schenectady County, NY.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Family Practice

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*The Evaluation of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder in Family Medicine Residency Programs.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Family Practice

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*Novel Hepatitis B Immunization Schedule: Seroefficacy of 0, 6 Weeks, and 9 Months Immunization Schedule (Along with DPT, OPV, and Measles) in Comparison to the WHO 0, 1, and 6 Months Schedule.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Gastroenterology

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*Caring for Kids: A Case Study of Expanded Health Insurance in a Rural Alabama County.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Medical Management and Administration

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*Does Treatment of Asymptomatic Bacteriuria in Type 2 Diabetic Hispanic Women Reduce the Incidence of Symptomatic UTI?

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Medicine

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*Can We Reduce Overuse of Indwelling Urinary Catheters?

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Medicine

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*Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC)-Associated Venous Thrombosis: Analysis of Risk Factors in a Large Cohort of Medicine Patients.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Medicine

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*The Etiology of Septic Meningitis in Community Teaching Hospitals Depends on Prevalence of HIV.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Medicine

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*An Artificial Lung: Liquid–Liquid Oxygen Transfer Via Dialysis Membrane.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Medicine

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Unruptured Intracranial Aneurysm Presenting as TIA.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Medicine

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Spurious Hypophosphatemia Secondary to Paraproteinemia: A Need For Awareness About Clinical Laboratory Techniques in Automated Phosphorus Assays.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Medicine

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A Rare Complication of Diabetes.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Medicine

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Fever in an International Traveler: Return of the Vivax.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Medicine

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Septic Shock Caused by Disseminated Histoplasmosis.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Medicine

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Battling Myeloma Kidney with Early Plasmapheresis.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Medicine

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Symptom-Based Treatments for Menopause: Alternatives to Hormone Replacement Therapy.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Medicine

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Neurologic Manifestations in a Patient with Atrial Fibrillation: Not an Obvious “Stroke” of Diagnosis.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Medicine

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Profound Nonhypoxic Bradycardia Following Disconnection from Ventilator with Weaning Attempts.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Medicine

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Renal Cell Carcinoma Presenting as Femoral Sensorimotor Neuropathy.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Medicine

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The Role of Tissue Doppler Imaging (TDI) in the Diagnosis of Cardiac Amyloidosis.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Medicine

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Priapism in a Patient Presenting with Pneumonia.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Medicine

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A Reversible Posterior Leukoencephalopathy Syndrome: Clinical Presentation and Radiological Findings.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Medicine

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Concomitant Intracranial Aneurysm and Carotid Artery Stenosis.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Medicine

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A Novel Histologic Variant Glomerulopathy.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Medicine

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Nocardia Infection Preceding Diagnosis of Lymphoma.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Medicine

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IDD Therapy in Back Pain Treatment: A Clinical Trial Comparing Key Diseases of Low Back Pain.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Medicine

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Initial Experience with Buprenorphine in Primary Care.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Medicine

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Ecstasy May Cause Agony or Death.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Medicine

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Patent Foramen Ovale, a Rare Source of Infective Endocarditis.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Medicine

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Chronic Aortic Thrombosis: A Delayed Complication of Retained Para-aortic Bullet.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Medicine

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Case Report: Nailing the Diagnosis of Acute Retroviral Syndrome (ARS).

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Medicine

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Brain Abscess Complicating Otitis Media: A Spark Spreads Like Wildfire.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Medicine

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New-Onset Heart Failure with Arrhythmia, Diabetes Mellitus, and Liver Disease: Hemochromatosis Not to Be Forgotten.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Medicine

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Determinants and Duration of Viral Shedding and Transmission of Human Parainfluenza Virus 3 Infection Among Allogenic Peripheral Stem Cell Transplant Patients.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Medicine

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Efficacy of Budesonide in Acute Intestinal Graft Versus Host Disease.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Medicine

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Two Interesting Faces of Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura: Venous Thromboembolism and Helicobacter pylori.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Medicine

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Case Report: Right Breast Primary Extranodal Marginal Zone B-cell Lymphoma.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Oncology

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Large Granular Lymphocytic Leukemia Versus Gamma Delta Hepatosplenic T-Cell Lymphoma: A Clinical Challenge.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Oncology

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Acquired Pure Megakaryocytic Aplasia in a Patient with IgA Deficiency: A Rare Association.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Oncology

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The Anti-Apoptotic Mcl-1 Gene Expression Is Regulated by Ap-1 Transcription Factor and Its Expression Is Downregulated by Curcumin in Cancer Cells.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Oncology

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Pelvic Pain and Weight Loss in a Female with Primary Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Rectum.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Oncology

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Primary Intracranial Leiomyosarcoma: A Case Report.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Oncology

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Guillain-Barre Syndrome in a Patient with Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Oncology

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Late Recurrence of Ewing Sarcoma in a 26-Year-Old Woman.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Oncology

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Oral Cancer in Patients Treated for Early Stage Breast Cancer: A Report of Two Cases and Review of the Literature.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Oncology

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A Young Female with Severe Acute Renal Failure: An Unusual Presentation of Multiple Myeloma.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Oncology

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*An In Vitro Model of Treating Acute Postoperative Endophthalmitis with Combination of Vancomycin and Ceftazidime in a Single Syringe.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Ophthalmology

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Angiomyolipoma: A Report of Five Cases and Review of the Literature.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Pathology

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Alveolar Soft Part Sarcoma of the Lower Extremity.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Pathology

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Hurthle Cell Neoplasm: Predicting Biological Behavior.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Pathology

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Parotid Lyphangioma: A Limited Diagnosis with Fine-Needle Aspiration Cytology

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Pathology

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Papillary Carcinoma Presenting in the Thyroglossal Duct Cyst.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Pathology

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Littoral Cell Angioma: Unique, Multifocal Splenic Tumors.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Pathology

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Papillary Fibroelastoma: A Common, Benign Cardiac Tumor.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Pathology

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Idiopathic Infantile Arterial Calcification: A Case Report with Energy-Dispersive X-Ray Microanalysis.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Pathology

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*Lung Function in Young Children with Recurrent Wheeze and Cough: Relationship to Bronchoscopic and Bronchoalveolar Lavage Fluid (BALF) Findings.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine

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*Prevalence of Chlamydia Among Active Duty Male Soldiers Reporting to a Troop Medical Clinic for Routine Health Care at a Military Installation in Central Texas.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine

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Streptococcus pyogenes Disseminated Infection and Necrotizing Fasciitis Presenting as Acute Polyathralgia.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine

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Acute Headache in Children Presenting to a Pediatric Emergency Department

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine

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Pulmonary Embolism in an Adolescent.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine

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Ischemic Electrocardiographic Changes from Severe Heat Stroke in an Adolescent.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine

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A 22-Month-Old with an Overdose of Racing Fuel.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine

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A Newborn with Beal Syndrome.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine

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Neck Pain to Craniectomy: Near-Fatal Intracranial Hemorrhage Secondary to Venous Thrombosis in a 16-Year-Old Woman on Transdermal Contraception.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine

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*Boarding Home Placement in Patients with Schizophrenia: Predictor of Better Prognosis.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Psychiatry

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*Protective Effect of Pharmacological Treatment in Early Schizophrenia.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Psychiatry

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Safe, Effective Nonpharmaceutical Treatment of Depression.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Psychiatry

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The Physician as Patient.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Psychiatry

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Distinguishing Seizures Versus Pseudoseizures: Role of Prolactin.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Psychiatry

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Quetiapine in Huntington Disease.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Psychiatry

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Insight Preservation in Early Schizophrenia Predicts Better Prognosis.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Psychiatry

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Practical Approach to the Imaging of Liver Masses.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Radiology

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Imaging of Renal Masses.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Radiology

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Imaging of Pancreatitis.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Radiology

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Magnetic Resonance Imaging Appearance of Liposarcoma.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Radiology

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Multimodality Evaluation of Enchondromas.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Radiology

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Magnetic Resonance Findings in Adamantinoma.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Radiology

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Magnetic Resonance Imaging Findings in Necrotizing Fasciitis.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Radiology

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Renal Lesions Too Small to Classify by CT: Outcome Study Based on Follow-up for 18 to 62 Months (38 Mean) by Multiphasic Helical CT or Laparoscopy.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Radiology

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Radiological Signs of Sickle Cell Disease.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Radiology

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*Bioactive Coils for Endovascular Occlusion of Cerebral Aneurysms: Is There a Difference?

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Radiology

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Radiological Signs of Sarcoidosis.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Radiology

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Clinical and Radiological Signs of Hyperparathyroidism.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Radiology

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Radiological Signs of Blastomycosis.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Radiology

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Sonolucent Renal Abnormalities in Children.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Radiology

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On the Diagnostic Fringes.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Radiology

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Fibrosing Mediastinitis.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Radiology

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Tumoral Calcinosis.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Radiology

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*Off-Pump CABG/MAZE for the Treatment of Coinciding Coronary Artery Disease and Atrial Fibrillation.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Surgery

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*Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy in the Elderly: Increased Complications and Conversions to Laparotomy.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Surgery

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*Rapamycin Inhibits Free Radical-Induced Cytotoxicity in Human Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Surgery

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Microscopic Hematuria and Pelvic Congestion Syndrome: A Late Sequela of Cirrhosis.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Urology

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Effects of Alpha-Blockers on Ejaculatory Function in Normal Subjects.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Urology

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Laparoscopic Pyeloplasty for Ureteropelvic Junction Obstruction: Comparing DaVinci Robotic to Classic Laparoscopic Pyeloplasty.

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Oral Presentation Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Papers: Section on Urology

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Trauma and Pregnancy: A Level L Trauma Center Perspective. ANE-2

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Anesthesiology

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A Case of Sustained Ventricular Tachycardia in a Patient With Commotio Cordis and Prolonged QT Syndrome: Which Came First, the Chicken or the Egg? CAR-1

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Cardiology

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A Massive Pericardial Effusion in a Patient with Common Atrioventricular Canal Defect and Down Syndrome. CAR-2

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Cardiology

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A New Murmur Post-Acute Myocardil Infarction. CAR-3

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Cardiology

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A Sea Anemone Living Inside the Heart: A Rare Intracardiac Tumor Causing Multiple Strokes. CAR-4

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Cardiology

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Anomalous Left Circumflex Coronary Artery and Sudden Cardiac Death. CAR-6

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Cardiology

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Aortic Root Abscess Presenting as an Acute Coronary Syndrome. CAR-7

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Cardiology

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Dual Origin of Circumflex Coronary Artery: A Very Unusual Anomaly. CAR-8

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Cardiology

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Embryology in the Elderly: Bilateral Coronary Artery Fistulae. CAR-9

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Cardiology

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Failing Heart, Famished Kidneys. CAR-11

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Cardiology

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Genetics and Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors in Obese West Virginians. CAR-12

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Cardiology

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Left Ventricular Outflow Obstruction Caused by Accessory Mitral Valve Tissue with Associated History of Coarctation of the Aorta. CAR-13

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Cardiology

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Mitral Stenosis and Deep Vein Thrombosis: Recognizing the Common Link! CAR-14

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Cardiology

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Outside of the Loop: Hemolytic Anemia after Mitral Valve Repair. CAR-15

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Cardiology

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Reversible Right Ventricular Failure in an Elderly Patient with HIV Infection. CAR-16

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Cardiology

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Role of First-Drawn Indeterminate Troponin I Levels in the Emergency Department. CAR-17

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Cardiology

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Sarcomatous Pleural Mesothelioma Metastatic to Left Ventricular Endocardium. CAR-18

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Cardiology

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Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy: A Mimicker of ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction. CAR-19

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Cardiology

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Multiple Bilateral Rib and Pelvic Fractures: An Uncommon Presentation of Sarcoidosis. CHE-1

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Chest Diseases

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Not the Usual Community-Acquired Pneumonia. CHE-2

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Chest Diseases

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The Safety and Efficacy of a Less Invasive Anal Sphincteroplasty. COL-1

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Colon and Rectal Surgery

Abstract

Cowden Disease in a Patient with a Long History of Atypical Verruca Vulgaris. DER-1

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Dermatology

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A Video-Based Training Program Improves Defibrillator Inspection Compliance. EM-1

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Emergency Medicine

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New-Onset Severe Renal Failure in a 15-Year-Old Male. EM-2

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Emergency Medicine

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Respiratory Distress from a Congenital Cystic Adenomatoid Mallformation. EM-3

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Emergency Medicine

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Seizures in a Patient with Methylmalonic Acidemia. EM-4

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Emergency Medicine

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Acrocyanosis and ARDS in a Woman With Vasculitis. FP-1

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Family Practice

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Case Study: Hypothermia Secondary to Erythroderma. FP-2

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Family Practice

Abstract

GBS Endocarditis Masquerading as a TIA. FP-3

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Family Practice

Abstract

Pancreatitis in a Woman Taking an Herbal Supplement. FP-4

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Family Practice

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Treatment of Chronic Moderate-to-Severe Nonmalignant Pain with KADIAN® Using Individualized Doses and Dosing Frequencies. FP-5

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Family Practice

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Venezuelan Equine Encephalitis (VEE) from an 18-Year-Old Visiting Central America. FP-6

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Family Practice

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An Unusual Cause of GI Bleed: A Mole in the Stomach. GAST-1

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Gastroenterology

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Hemobilia from Hepatic Artery Pseudoaneurysm Twelve Years after Laproscopic Cholecystectomy. GAST-2

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Gastroenterology

Abstract

Overeating Can Kill You: The Boerhaave Syndrome. GAST-3

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Gastroenterology

Abstract

Reversal of Liver Cirrhosis Without Sustained Virologic Response in Chronic Hepatitis C. GAST-4

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Gastroenterology

Abstract

Administration and Scoring Systems Affect the Association Between Clock Drawing Tasks and Executive Function. GER-1

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Geriatric Medicine

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Combining Geriatrics and Palliative Care into an Inpatient Consultation Service: A Innovative Model of Care for the Elderly. GER-2

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Geriatric Medicine

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Dose-Ranging Safety and Immunogenicity Study of Live Attenuated Varicella-Zoster Virus Vaccine (Oka/Merck) Administered to Adults 60 Years of Age or Older. GER-3

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Geriatric Medicine

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Factors Associated with the Stress Component of Stress and Arousal Checklist (SACL). GER-4

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Geriatric Medicine

Abstract

Hip Fractures Among Hospitalized Elder Mexican Americans. GER-5

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Geriatric Medicine

Abstract

Idiopathic Pancreatitis with a Pseudocyst in a Senior Patient. GER-6

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Geriatric Medicine

Abstract

Antenatal Sonographic Detection of Retrorectal Cystic Hamartoma. GYN/OB-1

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Gynecology and Obstetrics

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Evolution of a Pseudo-Sinusoidal Rhythm in a Fetus with Fetal-Maternal Transfusion. GYN/OB-2

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Gynecology and Obstetrics

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Parasitic Infestation of Gynecologic Tract. GYN/OB-3

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Gynecology and Obstetrics

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Reproductive Trauma: The Psychology of Infertility and Pregnancy Loss. GYN/OB-4

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Gynecology and Obstetrics

Abstract

A 65-Year-Old Man with Spastic Paraparesis. MED-1

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Medicine

Abstract

A Challenging Case: Distinguishing Thrombocytopenic Microangiopathies. MED-2

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Medicine

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A Rare Case of Recurrent Lower Gasrointestinal Bleeding: Dieulafoy Lesion of the Ileum. MED-3

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Medicine

Abstract

Acute Myocardial Infarction in the Face of Platelet Abnormalities: A Clinical Challenge. MED-4

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Medicine

Abstract

Acute Porphyria in the Critically Ill Patient. MED-5

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Medicine

Abstract

Acute ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction Secondary to Acute Leukemia. MED-6

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Medicine

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An Incidental Finding: Presentation of Pulmonary Mycobacterium Kansasii as Abdominal Pain. MED-7

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Medicine

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An Interesting Case of Primary Pyogenic Liver Abscess. MED-8

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Medicine

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An Unusal Initial Presentation of Dermatomyositis. MED-9

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Medicine

Abstract

An Unusual Case of Frostbite. MED-10

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Medicine

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An Unusual Case of Hypokalemia-Induced Paralysis. MED-11

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Medicine

Abstract

Big Jaw, Large Hands, Bad Back. MED-12

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Medicine

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Bilateral Adrenal Hemorrhage Associated with Essential Thrombocytosis. MED-13

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Medicine

Abstract

Breathing Easier Upside Down: A Case of Osler-Weber-Rendu. MED-14

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Medicine

Abstract

Cockatiel Birds Causing Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis. MED-15

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Medicine

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Evaluation of Melena with Surprise Findings of Plasmacytoma of Small Bowel. MED-17

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Medicine

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Foscarnet-Induced Penile Ulcerations in an Allogenic Stem Cell Transplant Patient. MED-18

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Medicine

Abstract

Guillain-Barre Syndrome and Acute Transverse Myelitis: Similar Yet Different. MED-20

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Medicine

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Hypercalcemia-Induced Pancreatitis as an Initial Presentation of Renal Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma. MED-21

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Medicine

Abstract

Incidence and Risk Factors for Development of Post-Transplant Diabetes Mellitus in Renal Allograft Recipients: A Single-Center Experience. MED-22

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Medicine

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Insulin Therapy: Normalization of Blood Glucose, Superiority of the Calculating Insulin Pump. MED-23

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Medicine

Abstract

Lemierre Syndrome Following a Subcutaneous Neck Abscess. MED-25

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Medicine

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Massive Pulmonary Embolism Presenting as Ascites. MED-26

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Medicine

Abstract

Military TB: An Old Scourage Revisited. MED-27

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Medicine

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Mycoplasma pneumonia Associated with Hemolytic Anemia, Cold Agglutinins, and Recurrent Arterial Thrombi. MED-28

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Medicine

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Paradoxical Bronchospasm: A Potentially Life-Threatening Adverse Effect of Albuterol. MED-29

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Medicine

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Prescription Drug Dependence Among Healthcare Professionals. MED-30

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Medicine

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Pulmonary Nocardiosis as Initial Presentation of Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS). MED-31

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Medicine

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Pure Red Cell Aplasia (PRCA) Associated with Nodal Marginal Zone Non-Hodghkin Lymphoma (NMZL) and Viral Hepatitis C. MED-32

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Medicine

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Pyoderma Gangrenosum in a Patient With Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Negative Lupus Anticoagulant, and Autoimmune Hepatitis. MED-33

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Medicine

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Recurrent DVT in a Patient with Inherited Thrombophilia. MED-34

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Medicine

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Saw Palmetto–Induced Acute Hepatitis and Pancreatitis. MED-35

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Medicine

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Sick Cell Syndrome. MED-36

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Medicine

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Sickle Cell Crisis: Lesson of the Times. MED-37

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Medicine

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Sulfonylurea-Induced Factitious Hypoglycemia. MED-39

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Medicine

Abstract

Temperate Pyomyositis in an Immunocompetent Patient. MED-40

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Medicine

Abstract

Veillonella, an Uncommon Pathogen Involved in Vertebral Osteomyelitis. MED-41

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Medicine

Abstract

Water Aerobics to Immobility: A Case of Acute-Onset Anterior Spinal Artery Syndrome. MED-42

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Medicine

Abstract

Longitudinal Myelopathy Associated with Sero-Negative Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: Clinical and Radiological Features. NEURO-2

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Neurology

Abstract

Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome (NMS) or Lethal Catatonia? Two Shots, One Arrow: Benzodiazepines. NEURO-3

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Neurology

Abstract

No Poinsettia This Christmas. OEM-1

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Occupational and Environmental Medicine

Abstract

Physician Wellness and Stress Management. OEM-2

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Occupational and Environmental Medicine

Abstract

Sex, Drugs, Power, and the Practice of Medicine. OEM-3

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Occupational and Environmental Medicine

Abstract

Study of the Past Helps Diagnose the Present and Prevent the Future. OEM-4

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Occupational and Environmental Medicine

Abstract

Substance Use Disorders in Medical Professionals. OEM-5

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Occupational and Environmental Medicine

Abstract

The Disruptive Physician. OEM-6

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Occupational and Environmental Medicine

Abstract

Assessing the Need for a Geriatric Assessment Clinic in a Major Cancer Center: A Successful Interdisciplinary Partnership Among Geriatrics and Oncology. ONC-1

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Oncology

Abstract

Descriptive Analysis of Changing Toxicity Profiles for 30- and 100-Day Mortality After Matched Related Donor (MRD) Allogeneic (ALLO) Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation (HSCT) Using PO- Versus IV Busulfan (BU)-Based Conditioning Regimens. ONC-2

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Oncology

Abstract

High-Grade Spindle Cell Carcinoma of the Left Cheek Treated with Primary Chemoirradiation. ONC-3

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Oncology

Abstract

Lung Cancer Survival Predictions Utilizing Artificial Intelligence. ONC-4

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Oncology

Abstract

Peri-Rectal Pain and Constipation in a Female with Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma:A Case Report of a Blumer Shelf Metastasis. ONC-5

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Oncology

Abstract

Contact Lens Wear After Radial Keratotomy. OPH-1

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Ophthalmology

Abstract

Nitric Oxide Donor Improves Wound Healing in Diabetic Mice. ORT-1

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery

Abstract

Inverted Papilloma: Case Studies and Evolution in Management. OHNS-2

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery

Abstract

Pediatric Elective Surgery Utilization and Payer Mix Under TennCare Managed Competition. OHNS-3

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery

Abstract

Samter Triad: Asthma of the Nose. OHNS-4

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery

Abstract

Increased Long-term Survival in Tricuspid Atresia: A Case Report and Review of the Literature. PAT-2

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Pathology

Abstract

Neonaticide: A Rare Entity? PAT-3

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Pathology

Abstract

Implementing a Health Literacy Intervention in a Pediatric Clinic. PED-1

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine

Abstract

Finger Tip Reconstruction by Division of Lateral Band. PRS-1

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Abstract

Volunteer Surgical Missions in Transition. PRS-2

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Abstract

Case Report: Gatifloxacin-Induced Hallucinations in a 19-Year-Old Male. PSN-2

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Psychiatry

Abstract

5.5-Year Treatment Success and Survival of Patients Treated with Percutaneous Interventional Magnetic Resonance Image Guided and Monitored Renal Cell Carcinoma Cryoablation. RAD-1

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Radiology

Abstract

A Gut Feeling. RAD-2

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Radiology

Abstract

Clinical and Radiological Presentations of Blastomycosis. RAD-3

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Radiology

Abstract

CT of Chest and Abdomen: What to Order, When to Order. RAD-4

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Radiology

Abstract

Fetus In Fetu. RAD-5

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Radiology

Abstract

Fibrosing Mediastinitis: A Benign Disease with Protean Radiologic and Clinical Manifestations. RAD-6

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Radiology

Abstract

Fractures and Dislocations of the Wrist: A Radiologic Review. RAD-7

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Radiology

Abstract

Idiopathic Transient Osteopenia: An Enigmatic Clinical and Radiologic Entity. RAD-8

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Radiology

Abstract

Infantile Hypophosphatasia: In Utero Sonographic and Postnatal Radiographic Features. RAD-9

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Radiology

Abstract

Intracranal Blastomycosis. RAD-10

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Radiology

Abstract

Lithokelyphopedion: Imaging Features. RAD-11

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Radiology

Abstract

Osteomyelitis: Review and Correlation of Imaging Findings Using Different Radiologic Modalities. RAD-12

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Radiology

Abstract

Portal Venous Gas on Real-Time Sonography: A Pathognomonic Sign? RAD-13

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Radiology

Abstract

Radiological Manifestations of Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis. RAD-14

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Radiology

Abstract

Radiologist Wellness and Stress Management. RAD-15

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Radiology

Abstract

Scintigraphic Findings in Amiodarone-Induced Thyrotoxicosis (AIT). RAD-16

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Radiology

Abstract

Setting Up Large Poster Presentations in PowerPoint®. RAD-17

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Radiology

Abstract

Supra-renal Abdominal Aortic Mycotic Pseudoaneurysm Associated with Vertebral Osteomyelitis: Computed Tomography (CT) and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Findings. RAD-18

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Radiology

Abstract

The Explosive Incidence of Adenocarcinoma of the Esophagus: Relationships to Gastro-esophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), Barrett Esophagus, Obesity, and Pharmaceuticals. RAD-19

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Radiology

Abstract

Transmesenteric Internal Hernia: Case Report. RAD-20

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Radiology

Abstract

Using Windows® Movie Maker® to Make Radiological Computed Tomography (CT) and Magnetic Resonance (MR) Video Scrolls for PowerPoint® Presentations. RAD-21

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Radiology

Abstract

A Young Patient with Recurrent Pneumonitis: The Common Presentation of a Rare Disease. RHE-1

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Rheumatology

Abstract

Case Report of Adult-Onset Still Disease. RHE-2

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Rheumatology

Abstract

Cytoxan Use in a Pregnant Female with Lupus Nephritis. RHE-3

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Rheumatology

Abstract

Acute Pulmonary Edema Secondary to Release of A Chronic Traumatic Pericardial Effusion. SUR-1

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Surgery

Abstract

The Pinch-An-Inch Test for Appendicitis. SUR-3

Annual Supplement of Abstracts: Southern Medical Association's 99th Annual Scientific Assembly: Poster Abstracts: Abstracts of Scientific Posters: Section on Surgery

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Review Article

Extrahepatic Manifestations of Hepatitis C

Hepatitis C affects approximately 170 million people worldwide. Extrahepatic manifestations of chronic hepatitis C infection are clinically evident in nearly 40% of patients. Much research has been done over the last decade to better understand their incidence, clinical presentation, mechanism of disease, and the role of antiviral therapy in their…

Review Article

Vitamin D: Important for Prevention of Osteoporosis, Cardiovascular Heart Disease, Type 1 Diabetes, Autoimmune Diseases, and Some Cancers

Vitamin D is very important for overall health and well-being. A major source of vitamin D comes from exposure to sunlight. Measurement of 25-hydroxyvitamin D in the blood and not 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D is used to determine vitamin D status. A blood level of 25-hydroxyvitamin D of at least 20 ng/mL…

Case Report

Two Unusual Sequelae of Tuberculous Meningitis Despite Treatment

We describe the case of a 22-year-old HIV-negative male who was diagnosed with tuberculous meningitis and subsequently went on to develop two highly unusual after effects of the meningitis. The first was a tuberculoma, which was discovered 28 days after the meningitis and occurred while the patient was taking a…

Case Report

Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome in a Child with Kawasaki Disease

This report presents a case of classic Kawasaki disease with progression to acute respiratory distress syndrome. The severity of the patient’s pulmonary disease led clinicians to suspect toxic shock syndrome. Clinicians need to be aware that pulmonary manifestations of Kawasaki disease can include acute respiratory distress syndrome. Key Points *…

Case Report

Concurrence of Granular Cell Tumor and Mycobacterium tuberculosis

Granular cell tumors (GCT) are rare, usually benign neoplasms of Schwann cell origin. Since discovery in 1926, fewer than 80 cases of GCT involving the lung have been reported. This report presents a 45-year-old male who presented with symptoms consistent with chronic pancreatitis associated with night sweats, weight loss, and…

Case Report

A Case of Mycobacterium avium Complex Pulmonary Disease in an Immunocompetent Host

Mycobacterium avium complex is the most common of nontuberculous mycobacterium capable of causing disease in humans. The manifestations can vary from asymptomatic exposure to hypersensitivity pneumonitis to advanced fibrocavitary disease. We describe the case of a 37-year-old male with advanced cavitary disease from Mycobacterium avium complex. The patient had no…

Case Report

Paradoxical Inflammatory Reaction to Seprafilm: Case Report and Review of the Literature

This report describes a paradoxical inflammatory reaction to Seprafilm caused by extensive adhesion formation early in the postoperative period. A female patient had development of small bowel obstruction immediately after an uneventful low anterior resection for rectal carcinoma with placement of Seprafilm. The obstruction did not improve with nonoperative therapy….

Case Report

Large Gastric Trichobezoar in a Normal Healthy Woman: Case Report and Review of Pertinent Literature

This report presents a unique case of a gastric trichobezoar in a relatively healthy, young female with no history of psychological or psychiatric disorders. Furthermore, unlike previously reported cases, this patient had no history of gastric surgery. The mode of presentation and the difficulties in diagnosis are discussed. The different…

Case Report

Multifocal Primary Breast Lymphoma

Primary breast lymphoma (PBL) is a rare condition, accounting for only 0.04 to 0.5% of breast malignancies and less than 2% of extranodal lymphomas. Clinical presentation and imaging may suggest a benign condition. Reports of treatment vary widely. Surgical therapy has been reported to include only biopsy or extend to…

Case Report

Eosinophilic Enteritis with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Gastrointestinal manifestations are common in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). Eosinophilic enteritis is a rare disorder of uncertain cause that was recently reported for the first time in association with SLE. This report presents a second case of eosinophilic enteritis in a 47-year-old female patient with SLE. The patient presented with…

Letter to the Editor

Radical Surgical Treatment for Marjolin Ulcer Occurring after Chronic Osteomyelitis

A 56-year-old man with a 40-year history of nonhealing osteomyelitis of the right leg presented with complaints of increasing pain. Previous treatment for the infection included unsuccessful surgical treatment and systemic antibiotic therapy. The lesion was ulcerative, with infiltration of the margins (Fig. 1). Bilateral chronic venous insufficiency was present….

Letter to the Editor

A Large Splenic Cyst: “Incindentalocyst”

Splenic cysts are rare, and many are asymptomatic and are found incidentally. We report an interesting case of a young diabetic with ketoacidosis who was found to have an incidental large splenic cyst mimicking the clinical picture of diabetic gastroparesis.A 31-year-old white male with type 1 diabetes mellitus presented with…

Letter to the Editor

Diagnostic challenge of Sphincter of oddi dysfunction in postcholecystectomy pain syndromes

Persistent abdominal pain after cholecystectomy is not uncommon. An increasing number of laparoscopic cholecystectomies are contributing to the growing number of patients with postcholecystectomy recurrent pain syndromes. Sphincter of oddi dysfunction (SOD) is one of the causes for this entity. However, diagnosing SOD is often difficult.1–4 Sphincter of oddi manometry…

Original Article

Automatic Transport Ventilator Versus Bag Valve in the EMS Setting: A Prospective, Randomized Trial

Purpose: The primary objective of this study was to compare Emergency Medical Technicians-Paramedics (EMT-P) perceptions of the usefulness of an automatic transport ventilator (ATV) compared with bag valve (BV) ventilation for intubated patients. Methods: Cardiopulmonary resuscitation or assisted ventilation patients were randomly assigned by day to the ATV or BV…

Original Article

Healthy Life Expectancy for Selected Race and Gender Subgroups: The Case of Tennessee

Objective: To analyze healthy life expectancy (HLE) for major racial and gender subgroups, based on the diverse population of Tennessee and compared with the United States. Materials and Methods: We use life table methodology and the HLE calculation model of the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), using two databases…

Original Article

Biological Age – A Concept Whose Time Has Come: A Preliminary Study

Objective: Chronology poorly predicts biological age (BA) or physiologic reserve (PR). An objective approach to the heterogeneity of aging would greatly help clinical decision making in the elderly. Materials And Methods: The first pilot study evaluated 130 “healthy” volunteers, ages 70 to 95 years. A summary BA/PR index was developed,…

Original Article

Injury Risk in Professional Boxing

Objective: Although a popular endeavor, boxing has fallen under increased scrutiny because of its association with traumatic brain injury. However, few studies have investigated the overall epidemiology of boxing injuries from representative samples, and no study has ever documented the incidence of injuries in female boxers. This study is a…

Author Index

Author Index

Expired CME Article

Review of Treatment Modalities for Postmenopausal Osteoporosis

Expired CME Article – Review of Treatment Modalities for Postmenopausal Osteoporosis

Expired CME Article

CME Questions: Review of Treatment Modalities for Postmenopausal Osteoporosis

Expired CME Article Questions: Review of Treatment Modalities for Postmenopausal Osteoporosis

Editorial

The Challenge of Nontuberculous Mycobacteria in Patients with Cystic Fibrosis

The case report by Hayes in the June 2005 issue of the Journal 1 illustrates a difficult area in the care of patients with cystic fibrosis (CF). It highlights several important points for the CF practitioner that relate to CF as a risk factor for pulmonary nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) infection…

Editorial

New Face of the Old Foe: Central Nervous System Tuberculosis

The Centers for Disease Control reported 14,511 confirmed tuberculosis (TB) cases in the United States for the year 2004, with a rate of 4.9/100,000 representing a 3.3% decline from the previous year. This finding indicates that although the 2004 TB rate was the lowest recorded since 1953, the rate of…

Editorial

Osteoporosis Treatment in 2005

In the detailed review1 by Hamdy et al, it is clear that there are many choices for osteoporosis therapy. Although ibandronate is appealing because of the availability of monthly dosing and teriparatide is potentially a good choice for the drug naïve patient at very high fracture risk, two oral bisphosphonates,…

Errata

Erratum

Cheng TO. Herbal interaction with warfarin. South Med J 2005;98:748.The article incorrectly stated: “To further complicate the situation, danshen is taken in a variety of forms: by inhalation and by incorporation into some Chinese cigarettes.” It should have read: “To further complicate the situation, danshen is taken in a variety…

Article

Medical Webwatch

Sleep Disorders Information (www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/prof/sleep/index.htm) from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute website offers sections on sleep apnea, restless leg syndrome, insomnia, with the information available as PDFs. A series of reports in the “Sleep in Youth” section addresses the serious consequences of falling asleep at the wheel and is…

Article

The Patient’s Page

Bone Health Facts: Bone and Muscle Aches and Vitamin D DeficiencyAlthough osteoporosis does not cause bone pain, bone which is poorly mineralized (osteomalacia) can cause generalized aching in the bone, as well as muscle pain and weakness. Recent studies have found that a large percentage of patients who presented with…

Letter to the Editor

Greens Could Be Bad for You: A Study of the Inappropriate Use of Theater Greens

Theater greens are a clean uniform for the theater suite. Their purpose is to help reduce the transfer of organisms from other hospital areas into the theater suite.In the UK the NATN (National Association of Theater Nurses) recommend that “all personnel should change into outer clothes when leaving the perioperative…

Subject Index

Subject Index