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Productive Cough and Bilateral Ptosis

We present a case report of a patient with Mounier-Kuhn syndrome. The clinical, radiological and endoscopic illustrations contribute to the awareness and recognizability of this rare and under-diagnosed pulmonary syndrome. It is characterized by tracheobronchomegaly and tracheomalacia, leading to ineffective mucociliary clearance, recurrent respiratory infections and bronchiectasis. Computed tomography is the golden standard for diagnosis. Etiology remains unknown. Prognosis depends on adequate treatment and prevention of respiratory infections.
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Jugular Foramen Schwannoma Revealed By Unilateral Deafness

Jugular foramen schwannomas arising from cranial nerves IX, X, and XI are uncommon pathological conditions, slowly growing benign tumors that constitute approximately 2.9 to 4% of all intracranial schwannomas. Jugular foramen schwannomas represent 10-30% of all tumors observed around the jugular foramen.
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Clinical Characteristics of Metastatic Gastric Tumors: A Report of 8 Cases in a Single Hospital

Metastatic gastric tumors (MGTs) mean the tumor cells that attack the stomach and grow there through blood vessel, lymph vessel, and other pathway, consistent with the primary tumor in phenotype, which are clinically uncommon, and information on MGTs is generally limited to single case reports. Here we present a clinical series of 8 cases with MGTs, in attention to discuss the clinical characteristics, diagnosis and treatment, and prognosis of MGTs.
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Esophageal Cancer and Bisphosphonates

At the beginning of 2009, Dianne Wysowski of the US Food and Drug Administration summarized 23 reports of esophageal1 cancer following alendronate use. Wysowski also noted that there had been 31 cases following alendronate use in Europe and Japan and ten cases in which other bisphosphonates had been reported as concomitant or suspect treatment.
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Editorial Board Members Related to endoscopy

Akmal Nabil Ahmad El-Mazny

Professor
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Cairo University
Egypt

DAVID GABBAIZADEH

Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition
Huntington Medical Group
United States

Antonio Simone Lagana

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of Messina
Italy

FAZAL KHAWAJA

Chief of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Director of GI Endoscopy Unit
Dr. Hamid S. Al-Ahmady Hospital
Saudi Arabia

ANASTASIOS KOULAOUZIDIS

Associate Specialist Gastroenterologist
The Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh
United Kingdom

SCOT MICHAEL LEWEY

Medical Director
Adult Gastroenterology Program
Castle Rock Adventist Hospital
United States

CHUL-MIN PARK

Professor
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
School of medicine
Jeju National University
Korea

Stephen Michael Kavic

Associate Professor
Department of Surgery
University of Maryland School of Medicine
United States

WILLIAM B. SILVERMAN

Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine
Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
United States

RICHARD K. GILROY

Professor of Medicine
Medical Director of Liver Transplantation
Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
University of Kansas Medical Center
United States
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