Michael T Collins

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Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Thyroid carcinoma in the McCune-Albright syndrome: contributory role of activating Gs alpha mutations
    Michael T Collins
    Craniofacial and Skeletal Diseases Branch, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 4320, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 88:4413-7. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Fibroblast growth factor-23 is regulated by 1alpha,25-dihydroxyvitamin D
    Michael T Collins
    Craniofacial and Skeletal Diseases Branch, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 4320, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 20:1944-50. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Spectrum and natural history of fibrous dysplasia of bone
    Michael T Collins
    Craniofacial and Skeletal Diseases Branch, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 4320, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 21:P99-P104. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint An instrument to measure skeletal burden and predict functional outcome in fibrous dysplasia of bone
    Michael T Collins
    Craniofacial and Skeletal Diseases Branch, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD 20892 4320, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 20:219-26. 2005
  5. pmc Daily parathyroid hormone 1-34 replacement therapy for hypoparathyroidism induces marked changes in bone turnover and structure
    Rachel I Gafni
    Skeletal Clinical Studies Unit, Craniofacial and Skeletal Diseases Branch, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 4320, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 27:1811-20. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Fracture incidence in polyostotic fibrous dysplasia and the McCune-Albright syndrome
    Arabella I Leet
    Craniofacial and Skeletal Diseases Branch, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 4320, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 19:571-7. 2004
  7. pmc Age-dependent demise of GNAS-mutated skeletal stem cells and "normalization" of fibrous dysplasia of bone
    Sergei A Kuznetsov
    Craniofacial and Skeletal Diseases Branch, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 23:1731-40. 2008
  8. pmc Optic neuropathy in McCune-Albright syndrome: effects of early diagnosis and treatment of growth hormone excess
    Alison M Boyce
    Skeletal Clinical Studies Unit, Craniofacial and Skeletal Diseases Branch, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institutes of Health NIH, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 98:E126-34. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Onset, progression, and plateau of skeletal lesions in fibrous dysplasia and the relationship to functional outcome
    Elizabeth S Hart
    Craniofacial and Skeletal Diseases Branch, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institute of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 4320, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 22:1468-74. 2007
  10. pmc A novel technique based on a PNA hybridization probe and FRET principle for quantification of mutant genotype in fibrous dysplasia/McCune-Albright syndrome
    Abdullah Karadag
    Craniofacial and Skeletal Diseases Branch, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD 20892 4320, USA
    Nucleic Acids Res 32:e63. 2004

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Publications51

  1. ncbi request reprint Thyroid carcinoma in the McCune-Albright syndrome: contributory role of activating Gs alpha mutations
    Michael T Collins
    Craniofacial and Skeletal Diseases Branch, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 4320, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 88:4413-7. 2003
    ..These findings suggest that the infrequent development of thyroid carcinoma in MAS patients involves additional mutational or epigenetic events...
  2. ncbi request reprint Fibroblast growth factor-23 is regulated by 1alpha,25-dihydroxyvitamin D
    Michael T Collins
    Craniofacial and Skeletal Diseases Branch, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 4320, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 20:1944-50. 2005
    ..In addition, the phosphaturic effect of FGF-23 may be diminished in the absence of PTH action on the kidney...
  3. ncbi request reprint Spectrum and natural history of fibrous dysplasia of bone
    Michael T Collins
    Craniofacial and Skeletal Diseases Branch, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 4320, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 21:P99-P104. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint An instrument to measure skeletal burden and predict functional outcome in fibrous dysplasia of bone
    Michael T Collins
    Craniofacial and Skeletal Diseases Branch, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD 20892 4320, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 20:219-26. 2005
    ..Childhood scores predict adult ambulatory status, and scores were unaffected when bone markers decreased with bisphosphonate treatment or aging...
  5. pmc Daily parathyroid hormone 1-34 replacement therapy for hypoparathyroidism induces marked changes in bone turnover and structure
    Rachel I Gafni
    Skeletal Clinical Studies Unit, Craniofacial and Skeletal Diseases Branch, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 4320, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 27:1811-20. 2012
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Fracture incidence in polyostotic fibrous dysplasia and the McCune-Albright syndrome
    Arabella I Leet
    Craniofacial and Skeletal Diseases Branch, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 4320, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 19:571-7. 2004
    ..Phosphaturia is associated with an earlier incidence and increased frequency of fractures...
  7. pmc Age-dependent demise of GNAS-mutated skeletal stem cells and "normalization" of fibrous dysplasia of bone
    Sergei A Kuznetsov
    Craniofacial and Skeletal Diseases Branch, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 23:1731-40. 2008
    ..This suggests that activating GNAS mutations disrupt a pathway that is required for skeletal stem cell self-renewal...
  8. pmc Optic neuropathy in McCune-Albright syndrome: effects of early diagnosis and treatment of growth hormone excess
    Alison M Boyce
    Skeletal Clinical Studies Unit, Craniofacial and Skeletal Diseases Branch, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institutes of Health NIH, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 98:E126-34. 2013
    ..GH excess is a serious complication of McCune-Albright syndrome (MAS) and has been associated with craniofacial morbidity...
  9. ncbi request reprint Onset, progression, and plateau of skeletal lesions in fibrous dysplasia and the relationship to functional outcome
    Elizabeth S Hart
    Craniofacial and Skeletal Diseases Branch, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institute of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 4320, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 22:1468-74. 2007
    ..These findings have implications for prognosis and determining the timing and type of therapy...
  10. pmc A novel technique based on a PNA hybridization probe and FRET principle for quantification of mutant genotype in fibrous dysplasia/McCune-Albright syndrome
    Abdullah Karadag
    Craniofacial and Skeletal Diseases Branch, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD 20892 4320, USA
    Nucleic Acids Res 32:e63. 2004
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Dental characteristics of fibrous dysplasia and McCune-Albright syndrome
    Sunday O Akintoye
    National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institute of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 4320, USA
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 96:275-82. 2003
    ..Any dental anomalies were recorded, and the associations between endocrinopathies and dental anomalies were analyzed statistically by means of the paired t test...
  12. pmc Characterization and management of testicular pathology in McCune-Albright syndrome
    Alison M Boyce
    Skeletal Clinical Studies Unit, Craniofacial and Skeletal Diseases Branch, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 97:E1782-90. 2012
    ..Radiographic and histological studies are limited to small series and case reports, which report testicular microlithiasis and Sertoli cell hyperplasia...
  13. ncbi request reprint The correlation of specific orthopaedic features of polyostotic fibrous dysplasia with functional outcome scores in children
    Arabella I Leet
    National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 88:818-23. 2006
    ..Data from bone scans, skeletal surveys, and records were correlated with the Pediatric Outcomes Data Collection Instrument scales to examine whether any specific facet of orthopaedic involvement could be related to functional abilities...
  14. pmc Selective venous catheterization for the localization of phosphaturic mesenchymal tumors
    Panagiota Andreopoulou
    Skeletal Clinical Studies Unit, Craniofacial and Skeletal Diseases Branch, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 4320, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 26:1295-302. 2011
    ..29-0.96). Selective venous sampling for FGF-23 was particularly useful in subjects with multiple suspicious sites or an anatomically challenging planned resection but not in the absence of a suspicious lesion on imaging studies...
  15. doi request reprint Tumor localization and biochemical response to cure in tumor-induced osteomalacia
    William H Chong
    Skeletal Clinical Studies Unit, Craniofacial and Skeletal Disease Branch, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 28:1386-98. 2013
    ..VS can discriminate between multiple suspicious lesions and increase certainty prior to surgery. Sustained elevations in cFGF23 and 1,25D were observed, suggesting novel regulation of FGF23 processing and 1,25D generation...
  16. pmc Denosumab treatment for fibrous dysplasia
    Alison M Boyce
    Skeletal Clinical Studies Unit, Craniofacial and Skeletal Diseases Branch, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 27:1462-70. 2012
    ..Denosumab treatment of FD warrants further study to confirm efficacy and determine potential morbidity, as well as to determine the mechanism of RANKL in the pathogenesis of FD and related bone marrow stromal cell diseases...
  17. pmc Wnt/β-catenin signaling is differentially regulated by Gα proteins and contributes to fibrous dysplasia
    Jean B Regard
    National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:20101-6. 2011
    ..Our data suggest that activated Gα proteins are playing physiologically significant roles during both skeletal development and disease by modulating Wnt/β-catenin signaling strength...
  18. pmc The role of type 1 and type 2 5'-deiodinase in the pathophysiology of the 3,5,3'-triiodothyronine toxicosis of McCune-Albright syndrome
    Francesco S Celi
    Clinical Endocrinology Branch, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Clinical Research Center, room 6 3940, 10 Center Drive MSC 1613, Bethesda, MD 20892 1613, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 93:2383-9. 2008
    ..McCune-Albright syndrome (MAS) is caused by mutations in GNAS (most often R201C or R201H) leading to constitutive cAMP signaling and multiple endocrine dysfunctions, including morphological and functional thyroid involvement...
  19. ncbi request reprint Letrozole treatment of precocious puberty in girls with the McCune-Albright syndrome: a pilot study
    Penelope Feuillan
    National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:2100-6. 2007
    ..Their puberty does not respond to GnRH agonist therapy, and short-acting aromatase inhibitors have had limited effectiveness...
  20. pmc PTH(1-34) replacement therapy in a child with hypoparathyroidism caused by a sporadic calcium receptor mutation
    Todd A Theman
    Craniofacial and Skeletal Diseases Branch, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 24:964-73. 2009
    ..Additionally, this may be the first evidence of a role for CaR in human bone...
  21. pmc Fibroblast growth factor 23: state of the field and future directions
    Nisan Bhattacharyya
    Skeletal Clinical Studies Unit, Craniofacial and Skeletal Diseases Branch, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Trends Endocrinol Metab 23:610-8. 2012
    ..Beyond its importance in primary disorders of mineral metabolism, recent work implicates FGF23 in renal disease-associated morbidity, as well as possible roles in cardiovascular disease and skeletal fragility...
  22. doi request reprint Somatic GNAS mutation causes widespread and diffuse pituitary disease in acromegalic patients with McCune-Albright syndrome
    Alexander O Vortmeyer
    Surgical Neurology Branch, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 97:2404-13. 2012
    ..Patients exhibit features of acromegaly. In most patients, GH-secreting pituitary adenomas have been held responsible for this presentation. However, surgical adenomectomy rarely eliminates excess GH production...
  23. doi request reprint Mechanism of FGF23 processing in fibrous dysplasia
    Nisan Bhattacharyya
    Skeletal Clinical Studies Unit, Craniofacial and Skeletal Diseases Branch, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 27:1132-41. 2012
    ..These data support the model wherein glycosylation by ppGalNAcT3 inhibits FGF23 cleavage by furin and suggest that FGF23 processing is a regulated process that controls overall FGF23 activity in FD patients...
  24. ncbi request reprint Determination of the elimination half-life of fibroblast growth factor-23
    Azarmindokht Khosravi
    Skeletal Clinical Studies Unit, Craniofacial and Skeletal Diseases Branch, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 4320, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:2374-7. 2007
    ..Surgical removal of the tumor, the ectopic source of circulating FGF-23, offers the opportunity to determine the elimination half-life of FGF-23...
  25. ncbi request reprint Physical function is impaired but quality of life preserved in patients with fibrous dysplasia of bone
    Marilyn H Kelly
    Nursing and Patient Care Services of the Warren Grant Magnuson Clinical Center, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Bone 37:388-94. 2005
    ..These data are important for prognosis and parental reassurance...
  26. pmc Tumor-induced osteomalacia
    William H Chong
    Skeletal Clinical Studies Unit, Craniofacial and Skeletal Diseases Branch, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, Hatfield Clinical Research Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Endocr Relat Cancer 18:R53-77. 2011
    ..Novel imaging modalities and medical treatments, which hold promise for the future, are also reviewed...
  27. pmc McCune-Albright syndrome and the extraskeletal manifestations of fibrous dysplasia
    Michael T Collins
    Skeletal Clinical Studies Unit, Craniofacial and Skeletal Diseases Branch, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Orphanet J Rare Dis 7:S4. 2012
    ..The authors outline screening and treatment strategies that allow for effective management of the extraskeletal manifestations of FD...
  28. pmc Cushing syndrome in the McCune-Albright syndrome
    Rebecca J Brown
    Clinical Endocrinology Branch, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 4320, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 95:1508-15. 2010
    ..Cushing syndrome (CS) is a rare but potentially fatal feature of McCune-Albright syndrome (MAS). Optimal management, prognostic features, and long-term follow-up of this disorder have not been described...
  29. ncbi request reprint Characterization of gsp-mediated growth hormone excess in the context of McCune-Albright syndrome
    Sunday O Akintoye
    Craniofacial and Skeletal Diseases Branch, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research NIH, Building 30, MSC 4320, Bethesda, MD 20892 4320, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 87:5104-12. 2002
    ....
  30. pmc Alternate protein kinase A activity identifies a unique population of stromal cells in adult bone
    Kit Man Tsang
    Section on Endocrinology and Genetics, Program on Developmental Endocrinology and Genetics and Pediatric Endocrinology Inter institute Training Program, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:8683-8. 2010
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Hodgkin lymphoma in temporal association with growth hormone replacement
    Renee J Freedman
    Developmental Endocrinology Branch, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Endocr J 52:571-5. 2005
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Non-syndromic hemihyperplasia in a male and his mother
    Anne M Slavotinek
    Department of Pediatrics, U C S F, Room U585P, 531 Parnassus Street, San Francisco, California, USA
    Am J Med Genet A 121:47-51. 2003
    ..We have reviewed reported familial cases of HHP and conclude that presentation is similar to sporadi cases and that all affected family members have been related through a maternal relative...
  33. ncbi request reprint Normal vision despite narrowing of the optic canal in fibrous dysplasia
    Janice S Lee
    Craniofacial and Skeletal Diseases Branch, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    N Engl J Med 347:1670-6. 2002
    ..This question is of particular concern in patients with normal vision, since the risks associated with surgical decompression include blindness...
  34. pmc Activation of cyclic AMP signaling leads to different pathway alterations in lesions of the adrenal cortex caused by germline PRKAR1A defects versus those due to somatic GNAS mutations
    Madson Q Almeida
    Section on Endocrinology and Genetics, Program on Developmental Endocrinology and Genetics, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Building 10, CRC, Room 1 3330, 10 Center Drive, MSC1103, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 97:E687-93. 2012
    ....
  35. pmc McCune-Albright syndrome
    Claudia E Dumitrescu
    Skeletal Clinical Studies Unit, Craniofacial and Skeletal Diseases Branch, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Orphanet J Rare Dis 3:12. 2008
    ..Treatment of all endocrinopathies is required. Malignancies associated with MAS are distinctly rare occurrences. Malignant transformation of FD lesions occurs in probably less than 1% of the cases of MAS...
  36. doi request reprint En bloc spondylectomy for treatment of tumor-induced osteomalacia
    Daniel M Sciubba
    Department of Neurosurgery, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 11:600-4. 2009
    ..This case suggests that radical spondylectomy may be beneficial in the management of metabolically or endocrinologically active tumors of the spine...
  37. pmc Sleeping parathyroid tumor: rapid hyperfunction after removal of the dominant tumor
    Sahzene Yavuz
    Diabetes, Endocrine and Obesity Branch, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 97:1834-41. 2012
    ..A fall of intraoperative serum PTH by a certain percentage during parathyroid surgery is often used as one criterion for ending the operation...
  38. pmc Diffuse pain, hypophosphatemia, and a subcutaneous nodule
    Christine A DeWitt
    Dermatology Branch, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 1908, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 57:509-12. 2007
  39. ncbi request reprint Orthopedic concerns in children with endocrine disorders
    Caroline Chebli
    Craniofacial and Skeletal Diseases Branch, National Institute Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 4320, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop B 11:183-91. 2002
  40. pmc FGF-23 in fibrous dysplasia of bone and its relationship to renal phosphate wasting
    Mara Riminucci
    Dipartmento di Medicina Sperimentale e Patologia, Universita dell Aquila, Italy
    J Clin Invest 112:683-92. 2003
    ..Production of FGF-23 by FD tissue may play an important role in the renal phosphate-wasting syndrome associated with FD/MAS...
  41. ncbi request reprint GNAS transcripts in skeletal progenitors: evidence for random asymmetric allelic expression of Gs alpha
    Stefano Michienzi
    Fondazione Parco Scientifico San Raffaele, Rome, Italy
    Hum Mol Genet 16:1921-30. 2007
    ..Furthermore, we show that normal and mutated clonogenic stromal cells express GNAS alternative transcripts other than the common Gsalpha, some of which may be relevant to the development of FD...
  42. ncbi request reprint Osteomalacic and hyperparathyroid changes in fibrous dysplasia of bone: core biopsy studies and clinical correlations
    Alessandro Corsi
    Dipartimento di Medicina Sperimentale, Universita dell Aquila, L Aquila, Italy
    J Bone Miner Res 18:1235-46. 2003
    ..Compared with unaffected bone, lesional FD bone seemed to be very sensitive to the effects of PTH and renal phosphate wasting, which respectively bring about hyperparathyroid or osteomalacic changes in the lesional bone...
  43. ncbi request reprint Pegvisomant for the treatment of gsp-mediated growth hormone excess in patients with McCune-Albright syndrome
    Sunday O Akintoye
    Department of Oral Medicine, School of Dental Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, The Robert Schattner Center Room 209, 240 South 40th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:2960-6. 2006
    ..These same mutations are found in approximately one third of the sporadic cases of acromegaly...
  44. ncbi request reprint Cinacalcet in the management of tumor-induced osteomalacia
    Jordan L Geller
    Clinical Research Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center and the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 22:931-7. 2007
    ..Cinacalcet treatment resulted in increased renal phosphate reabsorption, allowed for a decrease in phosphate supplementation, and showed evidence of bone healing in one of the two patients...
  45. ncbi request reprint Goat paratuberculosis in Chile: first isolation and confirmation of Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis infection in a dairy goat
    Juan Kruze
    Instituto de Microbiologia, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Austral de Chile, Casilla 167, Valdivia, Chile
    J Vet Diagn Invest 18:476-9. 2006
    ..Bacteriology, serology, and PCR confirmed the diagnosis. This is the first published report of goat paratuberculosis in Chile confirming a case of caprine paucibacillary paratuberculosis...
  46. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcome of optic nerve encasement and optic nerve decompression in patients with fibrous dysplasia: risk factors for blindness and safety of observation
    Carolee M Cutler
    Department of General and Plastic Reconstructive Surgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    Neurosurgery 59:1011-7; discussion 1017-8. 2006
    ..Uncertainty exists as to the management of FD involving the optic nerves. In an effort to clarify management, the authors studied a large population of patients...
  47. ncbi request reprint Fibrous dysplasia in the spine: prevalence of lesions and association with scoliosis
    Arabella I Leet
    Department of Orthopaedics, John Hopkins Medicine, 601 North Caroline Street, Room 5255, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 86:531-7. 2004
    ..By examining bone scans of a relatively large cohort of patients with these disorders, we sought to determine the prevalence of spinal involvement and any association with scoliosis...
  48. ncbi request reprint Protein G binding to enriched serum immunoglobulin from nondomestic hoofstock species
    Joely A Kramsky
    School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    J Vet Diagn Invest 15:253-61. 2003
    ....
  49. ncbi request reprint Ribbing disease: radiographic and biochemical characterization, lack of response to pamidronate
    Navid Ziran
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, USA
    Skeletal Radiol 31:714-9. 2002
    ..In this report we present for the first time the finding of bone marrow edema with MRI as well as disease progression during intravenous pamidronate treatment...
  50. ncbi request reprint Paratuberculosis in a mandrill (Papio sphinx)
    Laura S Zwick
    Zoological Pathology Program, University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    J Vet Diagn Invest 14:326-8. 2002
    ..Samples of feces, ileum, and colon were positive for Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis by radiometric culture and a polymerase chain reaction-amplified DNA probe specific for the insertion sequence IS900 of this organism...
  51. pmc Evaluation of a rapid fecal PCR test for detection of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis in dairy cattle
    Scott J Wells
    Department of Veterinary Population Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, 136 Andrew Boss Laboratory Meat Science, 1354 Eckles Avenue, St Paul, MN 55108, USA
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 13:1125-30. 2006
    ..This assay can be used as a quick test for detection of cattle with heavy fecal shedding, those cattle with the highest risk of transmitting infection to susceptible cattle...