Mimic

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Mimic

An imitation that sends a false signal.
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Familiarity with the key MR imaging findings of acute appendicitis and its disease mimickers allows for accurate and prompt assessment of RLQ pain in the pregnant patient in an emergency setting.
Due to the availability of limited tissue and the presence of many benign mimickers of malignancy (atypical adenomatous hyperplasia, sclerosing adenosis, basal cell hyperplasia, atrophy, seminal vesicle and ejaculatory ducts) in needle biopsy specimens of prostate, diagnosis of carcinoma by H and E alone becomes difficult.
Immunostaining for human herpesvirus 8 latent nuclear antigen-1 helps distinguish Kaposi sarcoma from its mimickers.
Mimickers of zinc deficiency include biotinidase deficiency, methylmalonic acidemia, propionic acidemia, maple syrup urine disease, citrullinemia, and ornithine transcarbamylase deficiency.
By creating trust in and soliciting information from their opponent, mimickers bake bigger pies at the bargaining table, and consequently take a larger share of that pie for themselves.
They are mimickers and if we show them how to be greedy, backstabbing and everything else that will destroy humanity and nature, then that is what their future will look like".
Morphological variants of ameloblastoma and their mimickers.
CT and MRI of uterine sarcomas and their mimickers.
The bottom line in my opinion is to eliminate all sources of gluten and/or gluten mimickers, for six weeks and consider reintroduction to precipitate clinical signs and symptoms.
of New Mexico) illustrate classic manifestations of child physical abuse by dermatological and radiological examination as a standard against which the mimickers of abuse can be compared, focusing on trauma to the musculoskeletal system, soft tissues, and skin.
There were also two poster presentations: (1) "Artifacts and Organism Mimickers in Pathology" by Shelvin Minas Fowler and Victor Nanales (2) "Lipid Storage Disease of the Liver" by Brigitte Visagie who gave a talk on the same subject as well.