Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 2A (Men 2A)

(MEN 2, multiple endocrine adenomatosis, Type 2, Sipple syndrome) The multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2A (MEN 2A) is a hereditary disease, which is characterized by medullary thyroid carcinoma, pheochromocytoma, hyperparathyroidism and occasionally cutaneous lichen amyloidosis. The clinical presentation depends on the affected glands. The hereditary medullary thyroid carcinoma is a distinct variant of MEN 2A. The diagnosis also includes a genetic testing. Hormone assays and imaging techniques are used for…

September 3, 2018
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Erysipelas

Erysipelas is a form of superficial cellulitis (cellulitis) with the participation of dermal lymphatic system. Erysipelas should not be confused with the Erysipeloid, a skin infection with Erysipelothrix (Erysipelothrikose). Erysipelas is clinically characterized by bright red, shiny, raised, indurated, druckdolente plaque-like lesions with a sharp boundary. There is also a bullous form of erysipelas. The erysipelas is usually caused by ?-hemolytic streptococcus group A (rare group C or G) and…

September 3, 2018
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