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Nair Pragya A PA Professor, Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Pramukhswami Medical College , Karamsad, Anand, Gujarat, India - - 2014
Pretibial myxedema (PM) is an infiltrative dermopathy which is seen in grave's disease. It is also associated with hypothyroidism, but is infrequently seen in Hashimoto's thyroiditis. Lesions are seen commonly over pretibial region as non-pitting oedema or with a plaque morphology. Heat shock protein (HSP) has been reported to be ...
Clarke Dave F DF Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas, University of Texas Southwest, Austin, Texas, - - 2014
MRI-guided thermal ablation is a relatively new technique utilising heat to ablate both tumours and epileptogenic lesions. Its use against epilepsy offers some patients a new and relatively safe way of reducing or aborting seizures. Most cases of MRI-guided thermal ablation have been performed in patients with isolated lesions. Placement ...
Kise Hiroaki H Cardiovascular Center, Showa University Northern Yokohama Hospital, Yokohama, - - 2014
This study aimed to analyze the surface stress generated by a novel curved balloon and assess its efficacy for treating angular lesions associated with congenital heart disease. Obstructions at the anastomosis of aortopulmonary shunts and cavopulmonary connections may occur postoperatively. Catheter interventions are often performed for such lesions; however, acute ...
Yu Chuan-Hang CH School of Dentistry, College of Oral Medicine, Chung Shan Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan; Department of Dentistry, Oral Medicine Center, Chung Shan Medical University Hospital, Chung Shan Medical University, Taichung, - - 2014
Previous studies have used cryotherapy for the treatment of oral precancers including oral leukoplakia (OL) and oral verrucous hyperplasia (OVH) as well as oral cancers including oral verrucous carcinoma (OVC) and oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC). Cryotherapy is a method that locally destroys lesional tissues by freezing in situ. It ...
King Allison M AM Dalhousie University, - - 2014
Females of the crustacean, Artemia franciscana produce either motile nauplii or gastrula stage embryos enclosed in a shell impermeable to nonvolatile compounds and known as cysts. The encysted embryos enter diapause, a state of greatly reduced metabolism and profound stress tolerance. Artemin, a diapause-specific ferritin homologue in cysts has molecular ...
Schlanser Justin R JR Potter Park - - 2014
A 10 year-old male red panda presented acutely with symptoms of shock due to acute abdominal distress and respiratory compromise. Abdominal ultrasound confirmed a severely distended stomach for which passage of an orogastric tube for relief was unsuccessful. Intra-operatively, the stomach was found to be distended and torsed around its ...
Yang Yao-Hsu YH Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital, College of medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, - - 2014
Henoch-Schönlein purpura (HSP) is a common childhood systemic vasculitis with clinical characteristics of cutaneous palpable purpura, arthralgia/arthritis, bowel angina, and hematuria/proteinuria. HSP is identified mainly based on the above presentations. Combined with pathohistological findings of leukocytoclastic vasculitis (LCV) and IgA-immune deposits in vessel walls and/or glomeruli increase the diagnostic sensitivity ...
Park Se Jin - - 2013
Henoch-Schönlein purpura (HSP) is a leukocytoclastic vasculitis classically characterized by palpable purpura, arthritis, abdominal pain and renal disease. In this article, we summarize our current understanding of the pathogenesis of HSP and the implications for improving its diagnosis. Although the pathogenesis of HSP is not fully understood yet, exciting new ...
Lee Sang-Chang SC Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, School of Dentistry, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, - - 2013
Artecoll (Artes Medical Inc., San Diego, CA, USA) has recently been developed as a permanent synthetic cosmetic filler. We experienced an inflammatory granuloma resulting from a previous injection of Artecoll at the upper lip, which was regarded as a rare side effect of this filler. A 50-year-old female patient complained ...
Engelhardt Eliasz - - 2013
The concept of shock apparently emerged in the middle of the 18th century (Whyett) as an occurrence observed experimentally after spinal cord transection, and identified as "shock" phenomenon one century later (Hall). The concept was extended (Brown-Séquard) and it was suggested that brain lesions caused functional rupture in regions distant ...
Wu Mei-Chu - - 2013
Symptomatic uterine diverticula are rare and, to our knowledge, have never been reported as a cause of postpartum hemorrhage. A 35-year-old woman presented with severe vaginal bleeding on the 47th day after a cesarean section. She had received endometrial curettage due to postpartum hemorrhage a few days earlier in another ...
Vigilante John A - - 2013
A 20-year-old male military recruit who presented for a screening physical for U.S.Naval Diving Duty was found to have family history significant for malignant hyperthermia. He had never been exposed to anesthesia, a trigger for the condition, and had not undergone testing. Medical history was otherwise unremarkable, and the patient ...
Sinnya Sudipta - - 2013
Melanoma is a multifactorial disease with a strong genetic component and known risk factors such as excessive ultraviolet exposure, intermittent sunburns and fair skin type. The prognosis is poor if diagnosis is delayed, in spite of recent treatment advances. Evidence is mounting that the incidence of melanoma is higher in ...
Adikibi Boma T - - 2013
A male infant presented acutely with profound anaemia and abdominal distension. At laparotomy, a huge omental cyst was found. We reviewed our experience of this rare cause of abdominal pathology identifying five further cases since 2005, with a variety of presentations. The optimal treatment, complete resection, is associated with a ...
Kim Hyeong Gon - - 2013
The incidence of urinary calculi in autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) ranges from 10 to 36 %. Shockwave lithotripsy (SWL) for urinary calculi in ADPKD was reported to be a safe and effective treatment option. However, there is a potential risk of cyst rupture and traumatic hemorrhage because of shockwaves. ...
Xu Yunze - - 2013
BACKGROUND: Malignant pheochromocytoma (PCC) is a rare catecholamine producing tumour with a poor prognosis. For many years predicting PCC behaviour has remained a highly difficult task. The aim of this study was to evaluate heat shock protein 90 (HSP90) and signal transducer and activator of transcription 3 (STAT3) as tissue-based ...
Wang Yak-Nam YN Center for Industrial and Medical Ultrasound, Applied Physics Laboratory, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, - - 2013
Recent studies have shown that shockwave heating and millisecond boiling in high-intensity focused ultrasound fields can result in mechanical fractionation or emulsification of tissue, termed boiling histotripsy. Visual observations of the change in color and contents indicated that the degree of thermal damage in the emulsified lesions can be controlled ...
Carella Sara - - 2013
Henoch-Shönlein purpura (HSP) is an acute, self-limited, systemic, small vessel vasculitis, that induces skin lesions, arthritis and abdominal pain. Palpable purpura is the most common manifestation in pediatric patients with HSP. We present an atypical case of HSP in a young patient and report successful treatment of the atypical skin ...
Akhavan Ali - - 2013
Eosinophilic ulcer of the oral mucosa is a benign self-limiting, chronic lesion more frequently seen in the oral cavity or tongue that can mimic squamous cell carcinoma. The pathogenesis of this problem is unknown. In this paper, we present a case of an 80-year-old woman with eosinophilic ulcer of the ...
Fuse Atsuhito - - 2013
We herein report the rare case of a 56-year-old man who suffered from heat stroke. Although he was in a coma with convulsions on arrival and developed multiorgan failure, he recovered after two weeks of successful treatments. Hyperintense signals on the right temporoparietooccipital cortex, which disappeared within one week, were ...
Kocaoglu Celebi - - 2013
Henoch-Schönlein purpura (HSP) is a vasculitis of small-sized blood vessels, resulting from immunoglobulin-A-mediated inflammation. It is the most common acute systemic vasculitis in childhood and mainly affects skin, gastrointestinal tract, joints, and kidneys. The characteristic rash of HSP consists of palpable purpuric lesions 2 to 10 mm in diameter concentrating in ...
Turhan K Sanem Cakar KS Department of Anaesthesiology and Reanimation, Ankara University Medical School, Ankara, - - 2013
Malignant hyperthermia is a hypermetabolic response to inhalation agents (such as halothane, sevoflurane, and desflurane), succinylcholine, vigorous exercise, and heat. Reactions develop more frequently in males than females (2 : 1). The classical signs of malignant hyperthermia are hyperthermia, tachycardia, tachypnea, increased carbon dioxide production, increased oxygen consumption, acidosis, muscle rigidity and ...
Czyz Craig N CN Division of Ophthalmology, Section Oculofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Ohio University/Ohio Health Doctor's Hospital, Columbus, Ohio, USA. - - 2013
Hydrogel was a commonly used material for scleral buckling in the early 1980s to the mid-1990s. Use of hydrogel ceased due to a high complication rate, including frequent migration. Various symptoms and clinical findings have been reported with hydrogel migration. There have been no published reports of hydrogel migration to ...
Rodia Fabio - - 2012
Posterior shoulder dislocation is a rare event that may occur after a direct trauma, an epileptic seizure, electric shock or electroconvulsive therapy. In more than 50% of the cases, posterior dislocations are missed on initial evaluation and often misdiagnosed as frozen shoulders with unfortunate consequences. We present the case of ...
Dos Santos Luís Felipe - - 2012
PURPOSE: Late lesion extension may be involved in the genesis of delayed radiofrequency (RF) effects. Because RF lesion is thermally mediated, we hypothesized that induction of heat shock response (thermotolerance) would modulate lesion healing. We evaluated the effects of thermotolerance on the dimensions and remodeling of RF lesions in a ...
Gerlach Trevor J - - 2012
Postmortem evaluation of a Florida manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris) revealed cold stress lesions and previous watercraft trauma that included broken ribs, a diaphragmatic hernia, an enlarged vena cava, and right-sided cardiomegaly. We discuss these findings and present a possible pathogenesis for the cardiomegaly.
Somasekharan Nair Kiron K - - 2012
Metastatic pulmonary angiosarcomas frequently present with pneumothorax, especially those arising from the scalp. The metastases on chest radiographs are initially subtle and easily missed. Computed tomographic scans can show a spectrum of diagnostic findings that may be misinterpreted because of a lack of awareness related to the rarity of the ...
Oberoi J K - - 2012
Coccidioidomycosis is an endemic disease of the western hemisphere. In cases occurring in non-endemic areas, eliciting a history of exposure as well as a high index of suspicion is imperative for timely and accurate diagnosis. In this case, a 65-year-old male presented to our hospital with fever, dry cough and ...
Matsushita Mina - - 2012
Solitary capillary hemangioma of the lung (SCHL) is a rare benign tumor that is difficult to differentiate from other nodular lesions, including lung cancer, on CT. We report a case of 58-year-old man with an SCHL of the left lower lung. A nodular lesion 7 mm in size varied in CT ...
Webster Duncan - - 2012
A 38-year-old male immunocompetent soldier developed generalized seizures. He underwent surgical debulking and a progressive demyelinating pseudotumor was identified. Serology and molecular testing confirmed a diagnosis of granulomatous amoebic encephalitis caused by Acanthamoeba sp. in this immunocompetent male. The patient was treated with oral voriconazole and miltefosine with Acanthamoeba titers ...
Herbst Jonathon B - - 2012
Lung biopsy often plays a key role in identifying patients with hypersensitivity pneumonia, especially in the absence of a typical history. A 69-year-old woman with a 2-year history of unexplained dyspnea on exertion underwent surgical lung biopsy for diagnosis of diffuse lung disease thought to represent idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. Her ...
Sahin Füsun - - 2012
Endobronchial metastases of extrapulmonary malignant tumors are rarely encountered. Herein, we have reported two cases of endobronchial metastases from nonpulmonary tumors. The first case was a 32-year-old female patient who underwent surgery for a sclerosing epitheloid fibrosarcoma in her left thigh in 2007. Metastatic bilateral parenchymal nodules in her lungs ...
Fifer H M - - 2012
A patient presented with a cavitating lung lesion. Serology and sputum microscopy led to the diagnosis of pulmonary hydatid disease. However, histology of the operative samples revealed aspergillosis in the cavity and surrounding lung tissue. This is the first report of invasive aspergillosis occurring as a consequence of spontaneous hydatid ...
Koegelenberg Coenraad F N - - 2012
Transthoracic ultrasonography is still not utilized to its full potential by respiratory physicians, despite being a well-established and validated imaging modality. It allows for an immediate and mobile assessment that can potentially augment the physical examination of the chest. Ultrasound (US)-assisted procedures can be performed by a single clinician with ...
Uchida Yasuki - - 2012
Mucormycosis is a rare complication in immunocompromised patients. Antemortem diagnosis of mucormycosis is difficult and often incorrect. We report a case of pulmonary mucormycosis caused by Cunninghamella bertholletiae in an elderly man with interstitial pneumonia. The diagnosis of mucormycosis was established by bronchoalveolar lavage. A coexisting immune deficiency condition was ...
Chang Boksoon - - 2012
ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: Although focal ground-glass opacity lung nodules are generally reported to grow slowly, their natural course is unclear. The purpose of this study was to elucidate the natural course of screening-detected pure ground-glass opacity lung nodules in patients with no history of malignancy. METHODS: We retrospectively reviewed the database ...
Xue Xinying - - 2012
BACKGROUND: Solitary thin-walled cavity lung cancer is a specific form of lung cancer, the diagnosis of which remains a formidable challenge. OBJECTIVE: By comparing the computed tomography (CT) presentations and pathological findings, the purpose of present study was to explain the possible mechanism of thin-walled cavity formation and to improve ...
Kumar Shyamesh S Department of Pathobiology and Population Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS, - - 2012
Air sacculitis is an important clinical condition in non-human primates. We evaluated 37 baboons and seven chimpanzees with spontaneous air sacculitis submitted to pathology over a 20-year period. Air sacculitis was observed almost exclusively in males. Common reported signs were halitosis, coughing, nasal discharges, depression, anorexia, and weight loss. Gross ...
Matheis Franziska L - - 2012
A 10-year-old German Warmblood gelding was referred to the Equine Department of the Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Zurich, Switzerland, for an iris mass OD, lethargy, intermittent fever, and coughing. Ophthalmic examination revealed a 7 × 9 mm raised, fleshy, whitish to pinkish, vascularized iris mass at the 2 o`clock position OD. Fundic examination ...
Mukherjee A - - 2012
A 28-year-old lady presented with recurrent erythematous skin lesions in different parts of the body for 3 months. There were several episodes of worm coming out of the lesions. Examination of the worms in the parasitology laboratory revealed it to be a larva of Gnathostoma sp. She was advised treatment ...
Chaklader M - - 2012
Aim: Peritoneal or retro-peritoneal sarcomatosis related malignant ascites formation is a rare but serious consequence of the locoregional metastatic event. The present work aimed to study the effect of the Hsp90 inhibitor (17-AAG), an ansamycin analog, on cell cycle and DNA replication specific chaperone-clients interaction in the event of peritoneal ...
Pereyra Marco F - - 2012
Unexpandable lung is a mechanical complication by which the lung does not expand to the chest wall, impeding a normal apposition between the two pleural layers. The main mechanism involved is the restriction of the visceral pleura due to the formation of a fibrous layer along this pleural membrane. This ...
Kaneda Hiroyuki - - 2012
Opportunities to treat multifocal lung cancers, mostly adenocarcinoma, are increasing due to the development of imaging technologies. The optimal therapy modality to treat multifocally growing lung cancers remains obscure. To determine the features of multifocal lung cancers, we retrospectively reviewed patients with multiple lung lesions. Clinical, pathological and genetic characteristics ...
Okiror Lawrence - - 2012
Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumours are rare masses that account for a very small percentage of primary lung neoplasms. They are generally considered as benign tumours but can exhibit malignant characteristics. When identified, the mainstay of their treatment is complete surgical resection. We present a case report of a large pulmonary myofibroblastic ...
Béchade Dominique - - 2012
Mediastinal lymphadenopathy may be detected by CT-scan or positron emission tomography. Malignant (e.g, lung cancer, metastatic cancer, lymphoma), infectious (e.g, tuberculosis, histoplasmosis), and systemic processes (e.g, sarcoidosis) can cause mediastinal adenopathy. In the posterior and inferior mediastinum, endoscopic ultrasound visualizes and directs transesophageal fine needle aspiration of adenopathy. In the ...
Rbah-Vidal Latifa - - 2012
PURPOSE: Here, we report a new and rapid radiosynthesis of (18)F-N-[2-(diethylamino)ethyl]-6-fluoro-pyridine-3-carboxamide ([(18)F]ICF01006), a molecule with a high specificity for melanotic tissue, and its evaluation in a murine model for early specific detection of pigmented primary and disseminated melanoma. METHODS: [(18)F]ICF01006 was synthesized using a new one-step bromine-for-fluorine nucleophilic heteroaromatic substitution. ...
Papiris Spyridon A - - 2012
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Diagnosis of idiopathic interstitial pneumonias (IIPs) requires the exclusion of, among others, concomitant connective tissue diseases (CTDs), which may present as interstitial lung disease (ILD). This review focuses on the evaluation required to separate these entities through serology, although not exclusively. RECENT FINDINGS: Several recent data suggest ...
Zhou Yu - - 2012
BACKGROUND: CT-guided needle biopsy of lung nodules requires breath holding during needle placement, and is thus inapplicable to patients with difficulty in holding breath. METHODS: A robotic needle biopsy technique is introduced, adapting to the patient respiratory pattern and using a robot manipulator to drive the needle towards a moving ...
Ishii Hiroto - - 2012
We report a case of pulmonary bilateral multiple chondromas that were possibly an initial clinical presentation of Carney's triad. A 56-year-old Japanese non-smoking asymptomatic woman was admitted to the hospital for further examination of small, multiple, bilateral nodules in the lungs. Although chest radiological findings suggested that the nodules were ...
Takemura Masashi - - 2012
INTRODUCTION: Basaloid squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus (BSCE) is a rare malignancy among esophageal cancers. We reported a case of 63-year-old woman with metachronous pulmonary metastasis of BSCE, successfully treated by metastasectomy of the left lung. PRESENTATION OF CASE: Biopsy specimens of upper gastrointestinal fiberscopy led to diagnosis of ...
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