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Andrea Pucci, Wui Hang Cheung, Jenny Jones, Sean Manning, Helen Kingett, Marco Adamo, Mohamed Elkalaawy, Andrew Jenkinson, Nicholas Finer, Jacqueline Doyle, Majid Hashemi and Rachel L Batterham

 kg/m 2 ). Her initial post-operative course was unremarkable, except she reported marked loss of appetite. One-year post-SG, she reported continued anorexia, her weight had decreased to 64.6 kg, and her BMI had decreased to 22 kg/m 2 ; this

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Lourdes Balcázar-Hernández, Guadalupe Vargas-Ortega, Yelitza Valverde-García, Victoria Mendoza-Zubieta and Baldomero González-Virla

anorexia, requiring even enteral nutrition and strict nutritional supervision. Clinical conditions improved, and serum albumin concentrations were normalized; however, the patient persisted with hyporexia and low weight. After hospital discharge

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Taisuke Uchida, Hideki Yamaguchi, Kazuhiro Nagamine, Tadato Yonekawa, Eriko Nakamura, Nobuhiro Shibata, Fumiaki Kawano, Yujiro Asada and Masamitsu Nakazato

revealed shrinkage of thyroid tumors, which was consistent with hypothyroidism. Severe anorexia occurred as an adverse effect of lenvatinib. Neither dose reduction of lenvatinib (14 mg/day) nor administration of dexamethasone improved anorexia

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Shinya Makino, Takeshi Uchihashi, Yasuo Kataoka and Masayoshi Fujiwara

alopecia gradually worsened and he rapidly developed thirst, polyuria, and anorexia at 2 weeks before admission. He was referred to our hospital on 3rd February 2009. His plasma glucose level upon admission was 912 mg/dl (50.63 mmol/l) and HbA1c was 14

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Christine Yu, Inder J Chopra and Edward Ha

starting immunotherapy, the patient developed progressive weakness, anorexia, and fatigue, and was unable to complete her activities of daily living. She also endorsed a 5-lb weight loss, anxiety, abdominal pain, and non-bloody diarrhea. On presentation

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Su Ann Tee, Earn Hui Gan, Mohamad Zaher Kanaan, David Ashley Price, Tim Hoare and Simon H S Pearce

hormone (ACTH), for example by inhaled or oral corticosteroid use. Classical symptoms of adrenal insufficiency include weakness, anorexia, abdominal pain, orthostatic hypotension and in primary adrenal insufficiency, skin hyperpigmentation. Case

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Harris Trainer, Paul Hulse, Claire E Higham, Peter Trainer and Paul Lorigan

dropped to 127 (135–145 mmol/L). There was an associated four-week history of fatigue, anorexia, weight loss and postural symptoms. Examination was unremarkable, and blood pressure was recorded as 111/83 mmHg with no postural drop. Investigation

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Bernardo Marques, Raquel G Martins, Guilherme Tralhão, Joana Couto, Sandra Saraiva, Henrique Ferrão, João Ribeiro, Jacinta Santos, Teresa Martins, Ana Teresa Cadime and Fernando Rodrigues

presentation A 66-year-old female patient complained of epigastralgy, nausea and anorexia for 3 months. An abdominal ultrasound and CT were performed, which reported two hepatic lesions in segments IV (3.5 cm) and VII (2 cm) and a lesion between the pancreas

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Michael Dick, Sarah R Catford, Kavita Kumareswaran, Peter Shane Hamblin and Duncan J Topliss

hours of nausea, malaise and anorexia in the context of not adhering to his fluid restriction. He was clinically euvolaemic. Biochemistry was consistent with SIADH: serum sodium 119 mmol/l, serum osmolality 253 mmol/kg, urine sodium 119 mmol/l, urine

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Lisa Burback

suppressed, and repeat MRIs 6 and 18 months after diagnosis showed no change. However, she continued to have cyclical mood fluctuations. She would experience 2 weeks of normal mood, followed by a week of depressed mood with hypersomnia, anorexia and fatigue