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28 Possible Causes for Ectomorph

  • Duodenal Ulcer

    Endoscopy is usually effective in treating duodenal ulcer bleeding, but depending on the lesion site and overall patient condition, hemostasis may be difficult to achieve with endoscopy alone. We described two patients with duodenal ulcer bleeding in whom endoscopic hemostasis was difficult. Immediately after[…][]

  • Marfan Syndrome

    Marfan syndrome is one of the most common connective tissue diseases and may manifest with a range of symptoms and pathologic changes. We present a retrospective series of 5 cases of patients with Marfan syndrome and pulmonary pathology. Patients were young to middle-aged adults with absent or minimal smoking[…][]

  • Mitral Valve Prolapse

    Background Mitral valve prolapse (MVP) is generally a benign condition, yet it is also an important contributing risk factor for arrhythmias, endocarditis, stroke, [1] mitral regurgitation (MR), mitral valve replacement (MVR) surgery, [2] and sudden death. [3] Although now considered to be much less common in the[…][]

  • Anorexia Nervosa

    Anorexia nervosa is a medical and psychological disorder classically seen in young women who present with significant weight loss, a distorted body image, and an intense fear of gaining weight despite being underweight. A rare diagnosis that is also associated with weight loss is a trichobezoar, a collection of hair or[…][]

  • Senile Osteoporosis

    Osteoporosis is a major health problem affecting the aging population, especially in patients 65 years of age and older. The imbalance between bone formation and bone resorption is generally accepted as the essential mechanism leading to osteoporosis. In addition to the abnormal activation of osteoclast-mediated[…][]

  • Pheochromocytoma

    Pheochromocytoma facts Pheochromocytoma is a relatively rare tumor of the adrenal glands or of similar specialized cells outside of the adrenal glands. Pheochromocytomas secrete catecholamine hormones (adrenaline and related hormones) that are responsible for the characteristic symptoms. Headache, sweating, and[…][]

  • Osteopenia and Osteoporosis

    Osteopenia and osteoporosis are two disorders caracterized by bone density loss. Osteopenia has no recognizable symptoms. There is no noticeable pain or change as bone becomes thinner. However, the risk of fractures is increased due to reduced bone density. Osteoporosis remains asymptomatic until skeletal[…][]

  • Tabes Dorsalis

    Tabes dorsalis, also known as syphilitic myelopathy, is a slow degeneration (specifically, demyelination) of the neural tracts primarily in the dorsal columns (posterior columns) of the spinal cord (the portion closest to the back of the body) and dorsal roots. These nerves normally help maintain a person's sense of[…][]

  • Diabetes Mellitus Type 1

    Based on this technique, he classified people as ectomorphs, mesomorphs or endomorphs according to the supposed preponderance of the three germ layers.[]

  • Pneumothorax

    […] presentations to primary care, the rates rise to 40.7 (men) and 15.6 (women) per 100 000 per year. 5 SP classically affects men more than women (ratio 2.5:1) 5, 6 and those with ‘ectomorphic[] […] variety of factors, including distal airway inflammation [ 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26 ], hereditary predisposition [ 27 ], anatomical abnormalities of the bronchial tree [ 28 ], ectomorphic[]

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