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Sep 30, 2019Open    AccessArticle

Case Report-Huge Lipoma in the Right Groin

Abdulla Mohammed Megally, M. A. Al-Katta, Z. A. Mejalli, Hadi Mohammed Mujlli
Lipoma is the most common soft tissue tumor, considered the universal tumor in the body. The differential diagnosis of a lipoma in the groin will include groin hernias, safina varex, lymphadenopathy, hydrocele and sarcoma. Due to the similarity of clinical symptoms and signs, the differentiation between inguinal, femoral hernias and groin lipoma is difficult. To avoid the high risk of intraoperative complica
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Jun 30, 2017Open    AccessArticle

Chinese Acupuncture in Treatment of Bell’s Palsy Clinical Study

Hadi Mohammed Mujlli, Abdulraman Sallam Alkubaty
Objective: To observe the therapeutic effects of acupuncture for treatment of different stages of Acute Bell’s palsy, and its relationship to age and sex. Patients and Methods: 152 patients of Bell’s palsy, were acute cases in different grade of paralysis. Following up with combined drugs and acupuncture therapy for one month, which were diagnosed clinically and proved by electromyography EMG, these cases of acu
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Nov 25, 2016Open    AccessArticle

The Association between the KLF14 rs4731702 SNP and the Lipid Profile in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Patients: A Study in San Luis City, San Luis, Argentina

Micaela Fernanda álvarez, Miriam Ester Vásquez Gómez, Irma Inés González, Gustavo Fernández, Susana Siewert
The single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) rs4731702 in the KLF14 transcription factor gene has been associated with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and HDL-c concentrations. The aim of the present study was to determine the distribution of KLF14 rs4731702 SNP and evaluate the association betwee
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Oct 23, 2014Open    AccessArticle

FABP-2 and PPAR-γ Haplotype as Risk Factors for Dyslipidemia in a Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Population of Santa Rosa del Conlara, San Luis, Argentina

Susana Siewert, María Florencia Olmos Nicotra, Irma Ines Gonzalez, Gustavo Fernandez, Marta Susana Ojeda
Introduction: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM) is a complex disorder caused by the interaction between genetic predisposition and environmental factors. Genetics plays an important role on lipid homeostasis. Many genes are involved in the lipid metabolism, such as FABP-2 and PPAR-γ. Aim: To evaluate the association between specific SNPs and haplotypes of the FABP-2 and PPAR-γ genes with T2DM and lipid profile in an Argentinean population. Methods: The FABP-2 (rs1799883) and PPAR-...


Jun 18, 2014Open    AccessArticle

Identifying the Roles of Interleukin-13 in Childhood Asthma

Kamleshun Ramphul
Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disease of the airways manifested by reversible airflow obstruction and airway hyperresponsiveness. While recent research has mapped several genes as possible factors predisposing to asthma, interleukin-13 remains one of the most commonly found genes in various populations. IL-13 is a pleiotropic TH2 cytokine which has been linked to cause an increase in goblet cell differentiation, activation of fibroblasts, elevation of bronchial hyperresponsiveness and s...


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