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Haddad Junior Vidal V Sao Paulo State University Julio de Mesquita Filho, Botucatu, SP, - - 2014
The cosmopolitan beetles of the Paederus genus (potós) cause a severe dermatitis when the insect is crushed against the skin of exposed areas (the cervical region is the most affected). Toxins (pederin and others) from the hemolymph of the insect cause plaques and/or bizarre, linear lesions with erythema, edema, blisters, ...
Rinaldi Laura - - 2014
BackgroundCanine angiostrongylosis is a nematode infection in domestic dogs and wild carnivores. The present report focuses on epidemiological, clinical and histopathological findings in a case of fatal disseminated angiostrongylosis in a dog living in southern Italy and provides data on the extent of the spread of Angiostrongylus vasorum in the ...
Haouas Najoua N Laboratoire de Parasitologie-Mycologie Médicale et Moléculaire (code LR12ES08), Département de Biologie Clinique B, Faculté de Pharmacie, Université de Monastir, Tunisia. Electronic address: - - 2014
Cutaneous leishmaniasis pathogenicity depends on the survival and replication of the parasitic protozoa in the form of non-motile amastigotes inside macrophages. Here, we report the unprecedented observation of both Leishmania major amastigote and promastigote forms (the latter is normally detected only in the mid gut of the insect vector or ...
Sakamoto Kazuhiro K Department of Respiratory Surgery, National Hospital Organization Yokohama Medical Center, 3-60-2 Harajuku, Totsuka-ku, Yokohama, 245-8575, Japan, - - 2014
We herein describe a very rare case of pulmonary hamartoma with pleural dissemination. A 77-year-old male was referred to our department for a further investigation of an abnormal chest radiograph. Chest computed tomography showed a 15 mm nodule in the left lung with small pleural nodules. Thoracoscopic resection of the nodules ...
Andisheh-Tadbir Azadeh A Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, School of Dentistry, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran, - - 2014
Epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT) is a process which is associated with a loss of intercellular adhesion, acquired mesenchymal shape, and increased motility by epithelial cells. Twist is one of the key regulators of EMT.In view of the distinct clinical behavior of odontogenic lesions, the objective of the present study was to ...
Baloch Zubair W ZW Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Perelman School of Medicine, 3400 Spruce Street, Founders 6, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA. Electronic address: - - 2014
Thyroid nodules are common and, depending on the detection technique used, can affect 50% or greater of the population. The primary diagnostic test to assess the nature of these nodules is fine-needle aspiration cytology. Most thyroid nodules are benign and often are multiple. However, the morphology of these nodules may ...
Giles Wesley H WH Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA, 02115, - - 2014
Controversy exists regarding the accuracy of fine-needle aspiration (FNA) in large thyroid nodules. Recent surgical series have documented false-negative rates ranging from 0.7 to 13 %. We examined the accuracy of benign FNA cytology in patients with thyroid nodules ≥3 cm who underwent surgical resection and identified features characteristic of false-negative results. ...
Di Emidio Giovanna G Department of Life, Health and Environmental Sciences, University of L'Aquila , Via Vetoio, L'Aquila , Italy - - 2014
Abstract Many evidence support the view that endometriotic cyst may exert detrimental effect on the surrounding ovarian microenvironment so representing a risk to functionality of adjacent follicles. Patients with benign ovarian cyst (endometriotic, follicular and dermoid cysts) subjected to laparoscopic cystectomy were enrolled in the present retrospective study in order ...
Kim Min-Hee MH Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, - - 2014
When calcification, frequently found in both benign and malignant nodules, is present in thyroid nodules, non-invasive differentiation with ultrasound becomes challenging. The goal of this study was to evaluate the utility of elastography in differentiating calcified thyroid nodules. Consecutive patients (165 patients with 196 nodules) referred for fine-needle aspiration who ...
Ahmad Sheikh Manzoor SM Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy, Sheri-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Medical College Hospital, Srinagar, Kashmir, - - 2014
Angiolymphoid hyperplasia with eosinophilia (ALHE) is a rare and idiopathic vascular disorder. It is characterized by red to brown papules and nodules, typically localized on the head and neck, particularly around the ear as singular or multiple lesions. Although ALHE is a benign disease, lesions are often persistent and difficult ...
Liji Mele Puthukudy MP Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Governement Dental College, Kozhikode, Kerala, - - 2014
The prevalent notion about maxillary central incisor with normal external morphology is a tooth with single root and root canal. A case in which all four maxillary incisors were having Type II canal configurations (Vertucci's classification) is reported, in addition, the lateral incisors revealed dens invaginatus with a Type I ...
Mercuţ D - - 2014
Echinococcosis (hydatid disease) is a zoonosis caused bythe larval stage of Echinococcus granulosus (or Taeniaechinococcus). The adult form of the parasite lives in the gut ofthe dog, while the intermediate hosts, where the tapewormdevelops to larval stage are cats, cattle, pigs and humans(considered to be accidental intermediate hosts). The parasitehas ...
Marashi Shaqayeq S Departmant of Anesthesiology, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR - - 2014
Hydatid cyst is a parasitic disease caused by a tapeworm Echinococcusgranulosus. Humans are accidental hosts and infected after digestion of foods contaminated to fecal matter of definite hosts. The most affected organs are liver and lungs. Rupture of cyst (spontaneous rupture or rupture due to trauma or surgery) can cause ...
Pollard Rachel E RE Department of Surgical and Radiological - - 2014
Ultrasound is commonly used to evaluate the cervical region in dogs with hypercalcemia due to suspected hyperparathyroidism. Incidental thyroid nodules may be detected during these studies, however little information has been published to guide clinical decision-making when this occurs. The purpose of this cross-sectional study was to determine the prevalence ...
Ha Eun Ju EJ Department of Radiology, Ajou University School of Medicine, Wonchon-Dong, Yeongtong-Gu, Suwon 443-380, South - - 2014
Ethanol ablation has traditionally been used for treatment of cystic thyroid nodules. Laser ablation and radiofrequency ablation were introduced later and used for treatment of solid thyroid nodules. However, how to select the best treatment modality among the different techniques has, so far, not been determined and causes confusion in ...
Jariwala Mehul Pravinchandra MP Department of Pediatric Rheumatology, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, 110060, India, - - 2014
IgG4 related systemic disease (IgG4-RSD) has been recognised in the last few years. Orbital pseudotumor as a presentation of IgG4-RSD is one of the rare complaints encountered in pediatric population. It is an inflammatory condition of unknown etiology characterized by tumorous swelling of the organs, characteristic histopathologic changes and elevated ...
De Luca Filippo - - 2014
Aims of this commentary is to report the most recent views about epidemiology, diagnostic procedures, malignancy risk factors and clinical management of thyroid nodules in children. On the basis of our personal experiences and recent literature evidences, we conclude that: a) if nodule is accompanied by lymphadenopathy and/or other alert ...
Samy Bharat B Cardiology Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, - - 2014
We report a case of acute coronary syndrome in which optical coherence tomography demonstrated three distinct vascular responses within an old drug-eluting stent, and was critical in the diagnosis and management of the culprit lesion.
Koylu Mehmet Talay MT Tatvan Military Hospital Ophthalmology Clinic , Bitlis , Turkey - - 2014
Abstract A subepidermal calcified nodule is an uncommon variant of calcinosis cutis and only a limited number of cases have been reported about the eyelid nodules in the literature. A 20-year-old male was referred to our department with symmetrical nodules on both upper eyelids enlarging over 3 years. Both nodules ...
Jeddy Nadeem N Professor and Head, Department of Oral Pathology, Thai Moogambigai Dental College , Golden George Nagar, Chennai, India - - 2014
Hypercementosis is an abnormal thickening of cementum which may be generalized or localized. Localized hypercementosis is usually characterized by nodular enlargement of apical third of root. Hypercementosis in the form of multiple cemental spikes distributed throughout the entire length of root is a very rare finding. In this article, we ...
Zhu Yong-Sheng YS Department of Ultrasonography, Xijing Hospital, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi'An, - - 2014
The aim of this study was to investigate the feasibility of using high-resolution ultrasonography in the diagnosis of brachial plexus (BP) root lesions. A prospective study of ultrasonographic evaluation of BP nerve roots was performed in 37 patients with BP root lesions (29 with root injuries, 8 with tumors). The ...
Joshi Vijay P VP Department of Neurosurgery, Ashwini Sahakari Rugnalaya and Research Center, Solapur, Maharashtra, - - 2014
Tarlov (perineural) cysts of the nerve roots are common and usually incidental findings during magnetic resonance imaging of the lumbosacral spine. There are only a few case reports where cervical symptomatic perineural cysts have been described in the literature. We report such a case where a high cervical perineural cyst ...
Peñarrocha-Diago María A MA Associate lecturer in Oral Surgery. Medical and Dental School, University of Valencia, Valencia, - - 2014
The aim of this study was to describe the replantation of a maxillary second right molar, which had been removed for surgical reasons in order to remove a dentigerous cyst associated with the adjacent third molar, and the case's 12-month follow-up. A 51-year-old man presented swelling in the right maxillary ...
Kala Pooja P Department of Pathology, Dr. Baba Saheb Ambedkar Hospital, Rohini, New Delhi, - - 2014
Cysticercosis, a parasitic tissue infection caused by the larva of Taenia solium, is quite a common disease in our part of the world, but its incidence is often underestimated. Fine-needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) plays an important role in early detection of this disease, especially when the lesion is located in ...
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 ...
Panduranga Kamath M M Professor, Department of Otorhinolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, Manipal University , Karnataka, India - - 2014
Angiolymphoid Hyperplasia with eosinophilia (ALHE), also known as epithelioid haemangioma, is an atypical vascular tumour which occurs with a predilection for the head and neck region. It is characterized by the presence of solitary or multiple lesions with varying clinical appearances, from intradermal papules to subcutaneous nodules.
Divya K S KS Department of Pedodontics, Educare Institute of Dental Sciences, Kottakkal, Kerala, - - 2014
Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) is a rare idiopathic disease characterized by the clonal proliferation of Langerhans cells. LCH affects five children per million population. The peak incidence is from 1 to 4 years of age. LCH involves the head and neck region quite commonly. Oral soft tissue lesions are also ...
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 ...
Coleman Christopher C Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL 32224, - - 2014
Pulmonary hyalinizing granuloma (PHG) is a rare, benign lung disease of unknown etiology. It manifests as discrete, rounded nodules within the lung parenchyma. A 39-year-old woman presented for investigation after pulmonary nodules were found incidentally. Chest computed tomography showed multiple, discrete, non-enhancing pulmonary nodules bilaterally. Positron emission tomography (PET) was ...
Kristopher Krimi - - 2014
Aetiology is the cause of a diagnosis. The essential key for the determination ofaetiology is a thorough examination: the history of the problems, the crucial elements in function, and habits. Our case report involves progression of a malocclusion and aggravation of the gum recessions which resolved following root planing and ...
Chang I-W IW I-Wei Chang MD Department of Pathology E-DA Hospital No. 1, Yi-Da Road, Jiao-Su Village, Yan-Chao District Kaohsiung City 824, Taiwan tel. +886-7-615-0011 ext. 2620 fax +886-7-615-0974 e-mail: - - 2014
We report a rare case of melanotic oncocytic metaplasia of the nasopharynx in a 63-year-old man, presenting as several black nodules up to several millimeters at the nasopharynx. It is a benign mimicker of malignant melanoma.
Dixit Seema S Department of Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics, Seema Dental College, Rishikesh 201410, - - 2014
Calcium hydroxide is used extensively as an intracanal medicament in endodontics for many years. It is used in various clinical situations such as to promote apexification, to repair perforation, to enhance healing of periapical lesions, to control root resorption, and to control exudation in teeth with persistent periapical inflammation. This ...
Dias Felipe de Almeida FD Instituto de Bioquímica Médica Leopoldo de Meis, Programa de Biologia Molecular e Biotecnologia, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, - - 2014
Leptomonas wallacei is a trypanosomatid that develops promastigotes and cystic forms in the gut of the hemipteran insect Oncopeltus fasciatus. Insect trypanosomatids are thought to be solely transmitted from one host to another through the ingestion of parasite-contaminated feces. However, here we show that L. wallacei cysts present on the ...
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 ...
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