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The solution to this problem gives rise to the indirect utility function for the mimicker [Mathematical Expression Omitted].
Neurofibromatosis type 1: a diagnostic mimicker at CT.
The pathogenesis of syphilis: the great mimicker, revisited.
Recently, in a patient diagnosed with polymyositis, elevated serum IgG4 and infiltration of IgG4-positive cells in the left quadriceps muscle were reported, and it was concluded that polymyositis maybe a mimicker of IgG4-RD [36].
Radiographs are inconclusive because this lesion can appear similar to many other lesions, hence its nickname "the great mimicker" (Figs.
In conclusion, GCA can be a great mimicker with varied clinical presentations.
We are presenting this case of erosive pustular dermatosis of the scalp (EPDS) as an underappreciated mimicker of skin cancer; the clinical picture can easily be mistaken for a keratinizing skin cancer or actinic keratoses.
Tuberculosis remains a "great mimicker" and must continue to be part of the differential diagnosis in cases of colitis especially in individuals who have additional findings suspicious for infection on chest imaging.
Tuberculosis (TB) can virtually affect any and all organ systems; it has also historically been known as a great mimicker; these facts coupled with the knowledge that disease course maybe indolent make accurate and timely diagnosis a challenge.
Ocampo-Candiani, "Cutaneous coccidioidomycosis: a great mimicker," BMJ Case Reports, vol.
Therefore, focal contrast enhancement of a vertebral body should be considered as a mimicker of an osteoblastic lesion on contrast enhanced CT in the presence of significant chronic venous occlusion and collaterals formation.