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19 Possible Causes for Affected Females Have Been Reported, Patient Appears Acutely Ill

  • Acute Gastritis

    […] both sexes with approximately the same frequency, though some studies have noted a slight male predominance. [82] The female-to-male ratio for autoimmune gastritis has been[] reported to be 3:1.[] Lymphocytic gastritis affects men and women at similar rates. [75] Race-related demographics H pylori -associated chronic gastritis appears to be more common among Asian and[]

  • Exfoliation Syndrome

    Less than 100 cases have been reported in the medical literature.[] Affected Populations Peeling skin syndrome is a rare inherited disorder that, in theory, affects males and females in equal numbers.[] To discuss the risk of having children with this disorder and the possibility of genetic testing, genetic counseling may be of benefit for affected individuals and their families[]

  • Pseudomembranous Colitis

    […] older individuals, with average age at diagnosis of 53 to 69 years, although pediatric cases have been reported; there is also a female predilection, particularly in CC.[] […] population-based cohort study in Olmstead County, Minnesota described an incidence rate of 3.1/100,000 persons and prevalence of 39.3/100,000 persons for CC. 84 MC tends to affect[]

  • Angioedema

    In the family studied by Trigg (1961), about twice as many males as females were affected.[] Inheritance A considerable number of kindreds with angioneurotic edema transmitted in a typical autosomal dominant pattern have been described.[] A family studied by Donaldson and Rosen (1964) had previously been reported by Heiner and Blitzer (1957).[]

  • Familial Interstitial Nephritis

    Necropsy specimens have been reported for family 3. 3 The first was that of a 34 year old man reportedly with tubules ensheathed by a dense acellular hyaline material. 3 Medullary[] In family 2, a biopsy specimen of an affected female aged 39 years showed widespread tubular atrophy.[]

  • Necrotizing Vasculitis

    Microscopic hematuria, proteinuria, or both appeared within 2 to 6 weeks after recovery from the acute illness in 10 of the untreated patients.[] In the last decades, multiple cases of PTU causing antineutrophilic cytoplasmic antibody have been reported, some of them fatal.[] Glucocorticoids and cytotoxic agents have been prescribed during the acute illness to prevent serious renal disease, but they do not appear to change long-term outcomes.[]

  • Abdominal Migraine

    Boys and girls are mostly equally affected; but, a female preponderance has been reported by many authors [4].[] A strong family history is noted. 90 % of patients have a history of migraines in a first-degree relative, especially their mothers [4].[]

  • Gastric Volvulus

    About 10-20% of cases occur in children, [16] usually before the age of 1 year, but cases have been reported in children as old as 15 years. [17] Gastric volvulus in children[] […] are equally affected.[] […] gastric band placement, [12, 13] as well as in relation to eventration of the diaphragm [14] or large-cell neuroendocrine carcinoma in the stomach. [15] Epidemiology Males and females[]

  • Cerebral Angiitis

    The cases of GH and LYH involving nonpregnant women and men have been reported.[] It can however affect all age categories and several cases have been reported in children [ 10 ].[] With mass effect and dural irritation, headache, and visual impairment have been reported in up to 50–70% of cases.[]

  • De Quervain Thyroiditis

    The annual incidence of ST has been estimated to be 5 per 100,000 individuals. Neither geographical nor racial differences have been reported.[] Females are affected up to four times more often than males.[]

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