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Takemori Toshiyuki T Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, 7-5-2 Kusunokicho, Chuo-ku, Kobe, 650-0017, - - 2014
Symptomatic perineural cysts are rare. Resection and closure of such cysts sometimes results in postoperative neurological deficits and they can recur. We report two cases of symptomatic perineural cysts treated with subarachnoid shunts. Case 1: A 62-year-old woman presented with bladder dysfunction. We identified a cyst communicating with the subarachnoid ...
de Oliveira Maria Liduína Maia ML Programa de Pós-Graduação em Ciências Veterinárias, Faculdade de Veterinária, Universidade Estadual do Ceará, Campus do Itaperi, CEP 60740-903 Fortaleza, Ceará, - - 2014
The essential oil of Lippia sidoides (EOLS) has been used in Brazilian folk medicine as a topical antiseptic agent in skin for treatment of wounds and superficial infections of the body. The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of EOLS on intact and damaged skin, including its ...
Moon Hee Jung HJ Department of Radiology, Research Institute of Radiological Science, Severance Hospital, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, - - 2014
The indications of repeat fine-needle aspiration (FNA) for thyroid nodules with benign results of the Bethesda system were investigated. A total of 1,398 nodules were classified according to the Thyroid Imaging Reporting and Data System (TIRADS). TIRADS category 3 included nodules without solidity, hypoechogenicity or marked hypoechogenicity, microlobulated or irregular ...
Ricucci Domenico D Private practice, Cetraro, Italy. Electronic address: - - 2014
This article reports on the morphologic features and the frequency of ciliated epithelium in apical cysts and discusses its origin. The study material consisted of 167 human apical periodontitis lesions obtained consecutively from patients presenting for treatment during a period of 12 years in a dental practice operated by one of ...
Björkegren Johan L M JL Cardiovascular Genomics Group, Division of Vascular Biology, Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden ; Cardiovascular Genomics Group, Department of Pathological Anatomy and Forensic Medicine, University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia ; Institute for Genomics and Multi-scale Biology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, New York, United States of - - 2014
Plasma cholesterol lowering (PCL) slows and sometimes prevents progression of atherosclerosis and may even lead to regression. Little is known about how molecular processes in the atherosclerotic arterial wall respond to PCL and modify responses to atherosclerosis regression. We studied atherosclerosis regression and global gene expression responses to PCL (≥80%) ...
Kadam Nilesh S NS Postgraduate Student, Department of Conservative Dentistry, Goa Dental College and Hospital , Bambolim, Goa, India - - 2014
Radicular cysts are the most common cystic lesions which affect the jaw. They are most common among all the jaw cysts and comprise about 52% to 68% of the entire cysts which affect the human jaw. They are generally symptomless and are diagnosed during routine radiologic investigations. The treatment of ...
Al-Attas Safia Ali SA Department of Oral Medicine, King Abdulaziz University (KAU), Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia(KSA) E-mail : halaamerdr@gmail.com, - - 2014
Smoking is recognized as a health problem worldwide and there is an established tobacco epidemic in Saudi Arabia as in many other countries, with tobacco users at increased risk of developing many diseases. This cross sectional study was conducted to assess the prevalence of oral mucosal, potentially malignant or malignant, ...
Magraw Caitlin B L - - 2014
The clinical and radiographic features of the botryoid odontogenic cyst (BOC) are non-specific; and significant overlap exists with other lesions. Here we report a case of an asymptomatic BOC in the anterior mandible. The purpose of this report is to call attention to the manifestations of the BOC, to review ...
Kim Ga Ram GR Department of Radiology and Research Institute of Radiological Science, Severance Hospital, Yonsei University College of Medicine, 50 Yonsei-ro, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul 120-752, Republic of - - 2014
Background. Management of thyroid nodules with benign aspirates following atypia of undetermined significance/follicular lesion of undetermined significance (AUS/FLUS) is not well established. We reviewed the risk of malignancy and the role of ultrasound (US) features among thyroid nodules with benign results following initial AUS/FLUS diagnoses. Methods. From December 2009 to ...
Fujii Rie R Department of Endodontics and Clinical Cariology, Tokyo Dental - - 2014
The microflora in the periodontal pockets can affect the dental pulp and cause endodontic-periodontal lesions or retrograde pulpitis. Here we report an endodontic-periodontal lesion together with its bacterial profile. The lesion occurred in the maxillary right first molar of a 40-year-old woman who presented at our hospital complaining of a ...
Jakobiec Frederick A FA Department of Ophthalmology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts. Electronic address: - - 2013
Vascular tumors (in contrast to dilations or ectasias) of the conjunctiva and other adnexal tissues are rare, with no previous convincing example of a congenital, purely venous conjunctival malformation having been described. A 33-year-old man with a previously well-tolerated racemose conjunctival lesion present from birth developed bothersome symptoms when it ...
Ho Allen S AS Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Head and Neck Service, Department of Surgery, 1275 York Ave, New York, New York, United States, 10065, 212-639-6857 ; - - 2013
Background: The Bethesda System for thyroid cytopathology is the standard for interpreting fine needle aspiration (FNA) specimens. The Atypia of Undetermined Significance/Follicular Lesion of Undetermined Significance (AUS/FLUS) category, known as Bethesda Category III, has been ascribed a malignancy risk of 5-15%, but the probability of malignancy in AUS/FLUS specimens remains ...
Petersen Wolf - - 2013
An avulsion of the tibial insertion of the meniscus or a radial tear close to the meniscal insertion is defined as a root tear. In clinical practice, the incidence of these lesions is often underestimated. However, several biomechanical studies have shown that the effect of a root tear is comparable ...
Yin Natalie C - - 2013
Neoplastic changes arising at the sites of chronic, nonhealing wounds are not uncommon; however, they often go undiagnosed. We report a case of rapidly progressing plantar melanoma presenting as a chronic, nonhealing ulcer. A 46-year-old patient presented at a specialized Wound Healing Center with an enlarging painful ulcer on the ...
Faglioni Wilson W - - 2013
Adult traumatic brachial plexus lesions are devastating injuries. Their real incidence is difficult to ascertain, but are certainly growing due to the increasing number of high-speed motor-vehicle accidents, especially in big cities. Analysis of the epidemiological characteristics of patients with traumatic brachial plexus lesions in São Paulo, Brazil, the sixth ...
Celik Orcun O Urology Clinic, Kirovasi Mevkii, Kemalpasa State Hospital, Kemalpasa, Izmir 35140, Turkey. Tel. +90 (232) 2853271. Fax. +90 (232) 8787519. E-mail: - - 2013
Idiopathic scrotal calcinosis is a rare scrotal benign disease. Its distinct features are painless, non-pruritic, semi-soft palpable calcific transdermal nodules. We report a 42-year-old-man with asymptomatic multiple calcified scrotal skin nodules for 10 years. Under spinal anesthesia, the affected scrotal skin was excised and the nodules removed. We aim to ...
Kandalgaonkar Shilpa D SD Department of Oral Pathology & Microbiology, SMBT Dental College & Hospital, Sangamner, Maharashtra, - - 2013
Invasive cervical resorption is a relatively uncommon form of external root resorption exhibiting no external signs. The resorptive condition is often detected by routine radiographic examination. The clinical features vary from a small defect at the gingival margin to a pink coronal discoloration of the tooth crown resulting in ultimate ...
Guimarães Jackeline Coutinho - - 2013
This study aims to investigate the influence of the presence, shape and depth of NCCLs on the mechanical response of a maxillary second premolar subjected to functional and non-functional occlusal loadings using 3-D finite element (FE) analysis. A three-dimensional model of a maxillary second premolar and its supporting bone was ...
Kamiya Ayano - - 2013
The purpose of our study was to assess pulmonary nodule characteristics using density histogram kurtosis and skewness and to distinguish malignant from benign nodules. Ninety-three lung nodules on CT were analyzed, including 72 malignant and 21 benign nodules. They were completely solid or solid with limited ground-glass opacity. Based on ...
Pawar Ajinkya M AM Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontic, Yerala Medical Trust Dental College and Hospital, Kharghar, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, - - 2013
Injury to anterior teeth is a common event. It requires a treatment approach that assures the complete biologic healing and functional restoration of the tooth or teeth involved. A cystic lesion, which is unable to heal nonsurgically, heals well with surgical intervention and use of mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA) as ...
Oliveira Luciana Silveira Rabello de LS Federal University of Campina Grande, Campina GrandePB, - - 2013
Primary cutaneous anaplastic large-cell lymphoma is part of the spectrum of CD30+ lymphoproliferative cutaneous processes, characterized by single or multifocal nodules that ulcerate, are autoregressive and recurrent. Extracutaneous dissemination may occur, especially to regional lymph nodes. Histology shows a diffuse, non-epidermotropic infiltrate , anaplastic large lymphoid cells of immunohistochemistry CD30+, ...
Vieira Rúbia da Rocha - - 2013
Central giant cell granuloma (CGCG) of the jaws represents a localized and benign neoplastic lesion sometimes characterized by aggressive osteolytic proliferation. The World Health Organization defines it as an intraosseous lesion composed of cellular and dense connective tissues that contain multiple hemorrhagic foci, an aggregation of multinucleated giant cells, and ...
Masuzawa Mamiko - - 2013
Cutaneous angiosarcoma of the scalp can rapidly develop into pulmonary metastasis. The pulmonary metastatic lesions display a unique appearance, so-called thin-walled cysts, which cause a fatal relapsed pneumothorax by rupturing. We analyzed 23 autopsy cases of angiosarcoma with pulmonary metastasis to elucidate the mechanism of the thin-walled cyst development. Of ...
Wharry Laura I - - 2013
Whether a threshold nodule size should prompt diagnostic thyroidectomy remains controversial. We examined a consecutive series of patients who all had thyroidectomy for a ≥4 cm nodule to determine (1) the incidence of thyroid cancer (TC) and (2) if malignant nodules could accurately be diagnosed preoperatively by ultrasound (US), fine needle aspiration ...
Val Daniel - - 2013
: Low-molecular weight heparins (LMWHs) are the standard agents used for the prevention and treatment of thromboembolic disorders. Despite their widespread use, reports on adverse effects from LMWHs are uncommon. The present report describes a 23-year-old woman with a 3.8-cm solitary, fibrofatty, poorly demarcated nodule involving the subcutaneous tissue of ...
Boyaci Nurefsan - - 2013
The aim of this study is to evaluate the elasticity index of thyroid nodules by sonoelastographic imaging, and to determine the cut-off value to distinguish malignant nodules from benign nodules with optimum sensitivity and specificity. Fine needle aspiration biopsy (FNAB) of 84 cases were evaluated with B-mode US and Sonoelastography ...
Silbermann-Hoffman O - - 2013
Injuries are separated into spinal nerve root avulsions (pre-ganglionic lesions) and more distal rupture (post-ganglionic lesions). The lesions may be associated with different nerve root levels. Spinal MRI is used to diagnose pre-ganglionic lesions, which may be present in the absence of pseudomeningoceles. The other sequences described are used to ...
Leclercq D - - 2013
Two different clinical entities, essential or secondary neuralgia, are associated with different pathologies. The pathways of CN V comprise the cervical spine, the brainstem, the root of the nerve and the three peripheral branches: V1, V2 and V3. The lesions responsible for neuralgia are neoplastic, vascular, inflammatory, malformative or post-traumatic. ...
Zasada Inga A - - 2013
Globodera ellingtonae was detected in Oregon in 2008. In order to make decisions regarding the regulation of this nematode, knowledge of its biology is required. We determined the host status of a diversity of potato (Solanum tuberosum) varieties in soil-based experiments and identified hatching stimulants in in vitro hatching assays. ...
van der Borden Wim Gerard - - 2013
This study compared the changes in size of periapical lesions after root canal treatment as revealed by periapical radiography (PA) and cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) imaging using area and 3-dimensional volumetric measurements and assessed the outcome of the treatments based on these parameters. Both PA and CBCT scans were taken ...
Rahimizadeh Abolfazl - - 2013
Intramedullary spinal arachnoid cysts are considered to be very rare, and only 11 cases have been reported previously. Development of such a cyst in association with marked cervical spondylosis has not been reported until recently. Brief review of reported cases and debate on likely treatment strategy when such a cyst ...
Souza M L R - - 2013
To compare the efficacy of a new dentifrice containing 1.5% arginine and 1450ppm fluoride to a positive control dentifrice containing 1450ppm fluoride alone in arresting and reversing primary root caries lesions in adults. A total of 3779 subjects from Piracicaba, Säo Paulo, Brazil were screened; 284 had at least one ...
Huh Jong-Ki - - 2013
This case report demonstrates an unnecessary endodontic treatment of teeth with florid cemento-osseous dysplasia (FCOD) due to a misdiagnosis as periapical pathosis and emphasizes the importance of correct diagnosis to avoid unnecessary treatment. A 30-year-old woman was referred to our institution for apicoectomies of the mandibular left canine and both ...
Lee Sang Kook - - 2013
A 52-year-old man was referred to our clinic for an 11.3 mm nodule in the left lower lobe that was discovered on a chest computed tomography (CT) scan. Eleven small nodules were subsequently found in both lungs. Initially, we performed a transthoracic needle aspiration using CT scan guidance. The pathologic ...
Patel Kiran - - 2013
Inverted mesiodens is a disorder of Odontogenesis relatively characterized by an excess number of teeth in the premaxillary region, in between the central incisors and in an inverted direction. The etiology of inverted mesiodens is still unknown. The complications associated with inverted mesiodens include eruption disturbance of adjacent teeth, displacement ...
Friberg Emilie - - 2013
Hearing difficulties constitute a large public health problem. Knowledge about their consequences in terms of sickness absence due to otoaudiological diagnoses is very scarce. The aim of this study was to gain such knowledge. Both individuals with sick leave due to otoaudiological diagnoses and sick-leave spells due to these diagnoses ...
Ege Bahadır - - 2013
A 56-year-old male with primary leiomyosarcoma of the thyroid is presented. The paucity of diagnostic maneuvers, including tumor markers, fine needle aspiration, and frozen section biopsy, are stressed, in addition to the fulminate course of the disease.
Sula Mee Ja M - - 2013
Plants of the genus Taxus are common ornamental shrubs that contain cardiotoxic alkaloids. Gross lesions consistent with heart failure are frequently reported in fatal cases; however, microscopic lesions in the heart have not been well characterized. The current report describes 2 related outbreaks in which 7 of 30, 250-kg calves ...
Furman Alexandre M - - 2013
The widespread utilization of chest CT scans has increased the importance of the proper evaluation of incidentally found lung nodules. The primary goal in the evaluation of these nodules is to determine whether they are malignant or benign. Clinical factors such as older age, tobacco smoking, and current or remote ...
Dandotikar Deepakraj - - 2013
Large periapical lesions, regardless of whether they are granulomas, abscesses or cysts, are primarily caused by root canal infection. Thus the treatment protocol should be elimination of etiological factors in the root canal system rather than their product, apical true cyst. A 10 year old female patient reported to the ...
Zeybek Arife A School of Medicine, Akdeniz University, Thoracic Surgery Clinics, Antalya, Turkey ; School of Medicine, Mugla Sıtkı Koçman University, Thoracic Surgery Clinics, Muğlam, - - 2013
Hydatid cyst is a zoonotic disease that is common in the Mediterranean region. Thoracic wall, rib or extrapulmonary intrathoracic localization of the cysts is very rare. Giant extrapulmonary intrathoracic hydatid cysts can lead to both diagnostic and treatment difficulties and can be confused with tumor. We present a case of ...
Arnold Michael - - 2013
This article reports a case of persistent apical periodontitis lesion in a mesiobuccal root of a maxillary molar subjected to single-visit endodontic treatment. The treatment protocol followed endodontic standards including using nickel-titanium instruments with working length ending 0.5-mm short of the apex, establishment and maintenance of apical foramen patency, irrigation ...
Karki Kushal K Urology Department, Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation, Karachi, - - 2013
Primary malignant lymphoma of the male external genitalia is extremely rare and it is even rarer in the penis. Because of its rarity, the possibility of delay in diagnosis and mismanagement is always there. It can present as a nodule, non-healing ulcer, stricture urethra or periurethral abscess. We report a ...
Lizarralde Claudio - - 2013
Background: Head and neck arterio-venous malformations (AVM) are not frequent lesions and no thyroid cases have been reported to date; as hypervascular nodular lesions, they can be misdiagnosed as malignant. Findings: We present two patients with palpable thyroid nodules with suspicions of malignancy based on the hypervascular imaging findings. Histologically, ...
Gweon Hye Mi - - 2013
BACKGROUND: This study was designed to evaluate the feasibility and the role of thyroid ultrasound (US) in predicting malignancy for Bethesda system III nodules and to suggest management guidelines for these nodules. METHODS: A total of 155 thyroid nodules with Bethesda system III cytology in 155 patients with surgery or ...
Koivisto Tyler - - 2013
Most radiolucent jaw lesions are benign and resolve with proper diagnosis and treatment. However, a small percentage of radiolucent jaw lesions are malignant and more difficult to manage. A biopsy of the radiolucent jaw lesion associated with swelling after nonsurgical root canal therapy was submitted. The lesion had the combined ...
Pusat Serhat - - 2013
Lumbar epidural varices are rare and usually mimick lumbar disc herniations. Back pain and radiculopathy are the main symptoms of lumbar epidural varices. Perineural cysts are radiologically different lesions and should not be confused with epidural varix. A 36-year-old male patient presented to us with right leg pain. The magnetic ...
Mirfakhraee Sasan - - 2013
Hyperfunctioning nodules of the thyroid are thought to only rarely harbor thyroid cancer, and thus are infrequently biopsied. Here, we present the case of a patient with a hyperfunctioning thyroid nodule harboring thyroid carcinoma and, using MEDLINE literature searches, set out to determine the prevalence of and characteristics of malignant ...
Miranda Luisa H M - - 2013
Cutaneous lesions of feline sporotrichosis show high fungal load and are associated with severe disease and elevated zoonotic potential. The present study describes the histopathology and fungal load of the lesions in different clinical presentations of feline sporotrichosis. Cats with sporotrichosis were separated into groups L1, L2 and L3 (lesions ...
Acar Turker - - 2013
In this study, the frequency of thyroid nodules was searched in a population of consecutive patients undergoing routine cervical Doppler evaluation with the use of high-end color Doppler ultrasound units equipped with new technologies that increase nodule conspicuity. Three hundred and fifteen subjects, who had been referred for Doppler ultrasonography ...
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