microlithiasis


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microlithiasis

[¦mī·krō·li′thī·ə·səs]
(medicine)
The presence of numerous microliths.
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Navarathne, "Biliary microlithiasis, sludge, crystals, microcrystallization, and usefulness of assessment of nucleation time," Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Diseases International, vol.
(1) Inactivating mutations in the Scl-34A2 gene have been reported in familial cases of pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis. The Scl-34A2 gene encodes a type IIb sodium phosphate cotransporter that is expressed in type II alveolar cells.
Occupational lung diseases such as allergies, bronchitis, bronchial asthma, and asbestosis have been previously reported among carpenters, but there has been no report on pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis in carpenters.
This study aimed to determine the incidence of microlithiasis and nephrolithiasis among infants in a city at North West of Iran.
Introduction: Pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis (PAM) is a rare idiopathic disease with unknown etiology and pathogenesis.
Pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis: world cases and review of the literature.
Other causes of pulmonary calcification include prior infections (tuberculosis, fungal or varicella), silicosis, sarcoidosis, metastatic tumour, rheumatic mitral valve disease, alveolar microlithiasis and idiopathic pulmonary ossification.
Is the desert lung syndrome (nonoccupational dust pneumoconiosis) a variant of pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis? Report of 4 cases with review of the literature.
-- The classic form of testicular microlithiasis is strongly associated with subsequent testicular malignancy, Diana Lam reported at the Western regional meeting of the American Federation for Medical Research.
"Follow up may be needed [for] patients with classic testicular microlithiasis and other risk factors," said Ms.
Testicular microlithiasis: prospective analysis of prevalence and associated tumor.
Dawson (consultant urologist, Edith Cavell Hospital, UK) and Muir (consultant urological surgeon, King's College Hospital, UK) present reviews of recent research in the field of urology to help settle questions on challenging issues such as circumcision, penile preserving strategies for penile carcinoma, testicular microlithiasis, and surgery versus chemotherapy for high-risk NSGCT.