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Peled N - - 1992
The authors report a case of subcutaneous nodules in a 2-month-old girl with metastatic neuroblastoma; the appearance of the nodules in computed tomography scans is described. Such nodules are sometimes overlooked by clinicians and radiologists, even though they almost always occur in disseminated disease. In patients with neuroblastoma and other ...
Badger J - - 1992
The prevalence of nail abnormalities in psoriasis is reported to be between 50 and 90% of affected adults. These include pitting, nail discoloration, onycholysis and subungual hyperkeratosis. Although nail changes may be associated with neurological disease, there are no previous reports of psoriatic nail changes following cerebrovascular events. We report ...
Silman S - - 1992
Adult-onset auditory deprivation following prolonged lack of amplification in the unaided ears of persons with bilaterally symmetrical sensorineural hearing impairment was first reported in 1984. This article on the phenomenon includes a review of the literature on adult-onset auditory deprivation in relation to etiology, pathophysiology, hearing-loss manifestations, typical audiologic profile, ...
Moss J T - - 1992
OBJECTIVE: To review the epidemiology, clinical presentation, risk factors for transmission, and pathogenesis of leishmaniasis, as well as current treatment options for this disease. DATA SOURCES/DATA SELECTION: We reviewed unclassified medical-threat briefing material, subject-matter reviews, and case reports from the world's infectious disease literature. We concentrated on literature pertaining to ...
Christin L - - 1992
We report two cases and review the characteristics of pyomyositis. The courses of patients who presented with pyomyositis at the Maricopa Medical Center (Phoenix) are detailed. Ninety-eight reported cases over the last 20 years in North America, found through a MEDLINE search, are summarized. Infection with the human immunodeficiency virus ...
Ferrière G - - 1992
Two different clinical subtypes were previously identified within hereditary sensory autonomic neuropathy (HSAN) type II: a stable congenital form and a progressive one. This paper discusses two clinicopathologic cases of nonprogressive HSAN type II with morphometric correlations. In addition, a retrospective literature search was carried out to locate other cases ...
Godbersen G S - - 1992
Five cases of organ-limited laryngeal amyloid deposits with no evidence of systemic disease are reported in detail and classified immunohistochemically. In four of the five cases the amyloid reacted with anti-A lambda antibodies and in one case with anti-A kappa antibodies. Four of our five female patients had already passed ...
Nsien E E - - 1992
We report three patients with diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) who presented with striking elevations of serum lipase levels and less striking elevations of amylase and trypsinogen. All three had nausea and vomiting, but none had objective evidence of abdominal pain, and computed tomography scans of the pancreas were unremarkable. These cases ...
Martinez R M - - 1992
Onchocerciasis is characterized by the presence of numerous microfilariae in the skin, formation of subcutaneous nodules and eye lesions that can lead to blindness. We present a case, rather uncommon in our environment, in which an incomplete life cycle of the parasite, led to a single intramuscular nodule. The clinical ...
Martin-Hirsch D P - - 1992
Symptomatic oncocytic disease of the larynx is rare. Review of the world literature reveals that isolated, symptomatic cases of oncocytoma of the larynx have been previously reported to involve discrete sites usually the laryngeal ventricles and vestibular folds. A unique case of multifocal cystic oncocytic hyperplasia necessitating laryngectomy is reported. ...
Edelman R - - 1992
Total regeneration of an osteotomized fibula is rarely reported in the literature. An extensive literature review failed to identify a publication addressing this specific topic. The following manuscript describes such an event where the fibula was used as a source of autogenous bone graft. A case report with long-term follow-up ...
Reina J - - 1992
We present a case of a 50-year-old woman who was admitted to the hospital as a result of a process affecting the lower respiratory tract, associated with a community-acquired bacteremia due to Serratia plymuthica. The patient was treated with erythromycin and gentamicin and was discharged to home 7 days after ...
Mazurat R D - - 1992
A review of the dental literature reveals a lack of consensus as to the longevity of conventional prosthodontic therapy. The reasons for this are suggested and best estimates of the longevity of partial, complete and fixed prostheses are presented based on the available literature. A renewed interest in survival studies, ...
Hytiroglou P - - 1992
Inflammatory pseudotumor of the upper airway is an uncommon lesion of unknown etiology, clinically mimicking a neoplastic process. We document a case of inflammatory pseudotumor of the parapharyngeal space, occurring in a patient with history of cocaine abuse. Corticosteroid treatment was successful in reducing the symptoms. The difficulties in establishing ...
Iorio L - - 1992
The case is presented of a patient who showed visual naming disturbances caused by a left occipital infarction. His performance on tests of visual naming, of recognition not requiring a verbal response, and of verbal-visual matching demonstrated a wide range of qualitatively different errors, including complete inability to recognize the ...
Wijesundera C D - - 1992
This is the second report of listeriosis in Sri Lanke. It is a disease with a changing clinical pattern. Most cases are from people at the extremes of age and from people with an underlying malignancy of the lymphoproliferative and renal transplant patients. But it is now being increasingly reported ...
Merskey H - - 1992
Unprecedented numbers of cases of MPD have been diagnosed, mainly in North America, since 1957. Widespread publicity for the concept makes it uncertain whether any case can now arise without being promoted by suggestion or prior preparation. In order to determine if there is any evidence that MPD was ever ...
Hunter S B - - 1992
Two cases of extraadrenal myelolipoma with unusual clinicopathologic features are described. The patient in case 1 had multifocal myelolipomas, involving both the lung and retroperitoneum, that mimicked malignancy, and the patient in case 2 had a single diffuse retroperitoneal myelolipoma without circumscription. Of possible etiologic significance is the fact that ...
Cohen J - - 1992
Portal vein thrombosis (PVT) is a rare condition that affects both children and adults. This article reviews the existing literature on PVT, with an emphasis on recent developments. A comprehensive description of etiologic factors and clinical aspects is presented. Treatment issues that remain unresolved are addressed and a framework for ...
Shintani S - - 1992
Fifty-nine cases of glycyrrhizin (licorice)-induced hypokalemic myopathy (GIHM), 2 females treated in our departments (85 and 73 years old) and 57 cases reported in the literature were studied, and conditions leading to the onset, factors, clinical manifestations, laboratory assessments, muscle biopsy findings, treatment and outcome were discussed. The 59 GIHM ...
Liu C - - 1992
In this study, bilateral cochlear microphonics (CM) were evoked by tone burst simultaneously. A speaker was put in head-food axis 2 m from the mid-point of a given line connecting the bilateral external meatus. Five normal persons and 68 cases (34 cases of Meniere's disease, 27 cases of sudden hearing ...
Ferrante L - - 1992
Reporting two cases of dorsally located cervico-medullary hemangioblastomas the Authors discuss clinico-biological features, diagnosis and therapy of this vascular neoplasms, analyzing the cases reported in detail in the available literature. In this site the tumor has often an exophitic development, adhering more or less extensively to the posterior surface of ...
Gupta S K - - 1992
We are reporting 12 cases of traumatic bilateral extradural haematomas. The incidence was 4.8% of all cases of extradural haematomas. The most common site was the frontal region. CT scan examination was necessary for early diagnosis. Ten patients were operated upon while one patient was treated conservatively. Two patients died. ...
Woodgyer A J - - 1992
The majority of cases of chromoblastomycosis are reported from tropical to subtropical countries; only one previous case being reported from New Zealand. Four non-endemic cases in Pacific Island patients are described. All of the New Zealand cases were caused by Fonsecaea pedrosoi. In the present report, one patient was successfully ...
Ricketts D - - 1992
Two cases of streptococcal gangrene are reported. Both patients, with hip pain and no obvious source of infection, presented to the same orthopaedic team within a few days. After initial treatment with NSAIDs the outcome was fatal in the cases described. A review of the literature revealed that the administration ...
Lanzi G - - 1992
Four cases resembling ataxia telangiectasia, all characterized by the absence of telangiectasias, are presented. Two are sisters while the other 2 are sporadic cases. The 2 sisters, aged 14 and 12 years, present a progressive neurological disease similar to that characterizing the Louis-Bar syndrome. The clinical picture in 1 of ...
Brown S T - - 1992
A case of cysticercosis involving only the sternocleidomastoid muscle of an otherwise-healthy pregnant woman is presented. An enzyme-linked immunoelectrotransfer blot assay for cysticercosis was nonreactive. The clinical features of extraneural cysticercosis are reviewed with special attention to musculocutaneous involvement. The results of serological tests for such patients may not be ...
van der Bijl P - - 1992
Two cases are presented in which a 40-yr-old woman and a 20-yr-old woman developed severe headaches after injection of the local anesthetic Xylestesin-F (3% lidocaine with 1:25,000 norepinephrine). It is suggested that these severe headaches may have been associated with acute transient hypertensive episodes following injection of the local anesthetic. ...
Davis J M - - 1992
Nonclostridial cellulitis with concomitant gas formation in the plantar tissues of the foot is seldomly reported in the literature. The event itself, however, may actually be relatively common. A review of the literature and a case study involving a diabetic patient is presented, along with a review of the etiology, ...
Fleischer A B AB - - 1992
Eruptions resembling erythema multiforme associated with radiotherapy are rare. Although several case reports are cited in the older literature, only recently has this phenomenon been described in patients receiving external beam radiation therapy both with and without contributory concurrent medications. The eruption typically begins within the radiation port and then ...
Hussain S H - - 1992
Case reports of 2 female patients from the Makrani culture are presented. They were both around 30 years of age, clinically depressed and responded favorably to antidepressants. One of these patients was infertile, and the other one had started pulling her hair when deprived of her jewelry. Fertility and possession ...
Gelwick Richard - - 1992
Euthanasia and the intertwining issues such as suicide, legal and professional responsibility, and cultural history have been widely discussed. The Patient Self-Determination Act is to be valued for its providing for these discussions and also for making it possible for people to exercise their right to choose their treatment. But ...
Constantinidis J - - 1992
Three cases of the late adult form of neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis (NCL) are reported. Two of these are siblings with a late clinical onset at ages 26 and 44 years. The third case, sporadic, has the oldest reported age for the onset of NCL, at 63 years and may be ...
Van Schoor J - - 1991
Tracheobronchomegaly (TBM) is a rare disorder of uncertain aetiology, characterized by marked dilatation of the trachea and main bronchi, bronchiectasis and recurrent lower respiratory tract infections. Two patients with TBM are presented. In one case, a marked decrease of elastic and smooth muscle tissue was present in the bronchial biopsy ...
Clauser L - - 1991
Zygomatic haemangioma is a rare benign neoplasm occurring most frequently in adult females. The authors, after reviewing the available literature, report two cases which presented with a swelling of the zygoma. Resection of the neoplasm, immediate reconstruction with cranial bone grafts and internal rigid fixation was the treatment of choice. ...
Jeppson K G - - 1991
Eikenella corrodens was once considered a microorganism of little clinical consequence. But over the past decade, there has been a marked increase in the number of reports of serious infections caused by this organism. We present a case of E corrodens chorioamnionitis in a patient with intact membranes. This is ...
Clemmensen O J - - 1991
Actinomyces-like granules showing the Splendore-Hoeppli phenomenon have been demonstrated in histologic material, e.g. uterine curettings, in various conditions unrelated to genuine actinomycotic infection. The exact nature of the granules and the mechanism of their formation is open to speculation. We report two patients with a follicular skin eruption (Pityrosporum folliculitis) ...
Pettenazzo A - - 1991
The occlusion of major arteries in newborns is usually associated with catheterization of the umbilical vessels. It occurs very rarely instead as a primary disorder, and the cause is still unclear. We present two new cases of newborns with this type of disease, which were resolved with the only medical ...
McGillis S T - - 1991
Erythromelanosis follicularis faciei et colli is uncommon. Fewer than 20 cases have been reported. Except for one case in a woman and one case of unilateral distribution, all other reported cases have been bilateral in young male patients. We report the first case of unilateral distribution in a white girl.
Peek R M RM - - 1991
Overwhelming sepsis is rarely complicated by secretory diarrhea. We present a case of fulminant sepsis associated with dermatologic manifestations, disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC), and a severe secretory diarrhea that has not previously been described. This followed a dog bite, and the patient was otherwise healthy. The combination of septic shock, ...
Chen C H - - 1991
Coccidioidomycosis is a deep mycotic infection endemic to the southwestern United States. Although it has also been reported to occur in nonendemic areas, it has rarely been reported in Taiwan. We report a case of disseminated coccidioidomycosis which is the first such case reported on this island. The 28-year-old male ...
Watson D A - - 1991
OBJECTIVE: To report a case of enteritis necroticans acquired in Australia, and to review the history, epidemiology, pathogenesis, clinical features, management and prevention of this disease. CLINICAL FEATURES: A 44-year-old diabetic and alcoholic restaurateur of Chinese-Malay origin, who had been living in Australia for over 20 years, was admitted to ...
Current W L - - 1991
Before 1982, only eight case reports of human cryptosporidiosis and fewer than 30 papers on Cryptosporidium spp. appeared in the biomedical literature. At that time, cryptosporidiosis was thought to be an infrequent infection in animals and rarely an opportunistic infection in humans. The concept of Cryptosporidium spp. as pathogens has ...
Zagami A S - - 1991
Ocular changes occur in up to 50% of cases of subacute sclerosing panencephalitis (SSPE) usually at the same time as other neurological signs. Occasionally, visual symptoms precede other manifestations by a few weeks or months. Fundal changes (most commonly a macular chorioretinitis) are the most frequent ocular manifestation of SSPE. ...
Zeki S - - 1991
Cerebral akinetopsia is a syndrome in which a patient loses specifically the ability to perceive visual motion following cortical lesions outside the striate cortex. There has been only one good case of akinetopsia in the published literature. Yet that case was immediately accepted by the neurological world. In this, cerebral ...
Friedland J S - - 1991
The importance of treating leptospirosis with penicillin is emphasized by two case reports and a review documenting the occurrence of the Jarisch-Herxheimer reaction (JHR) in patients with this bacterial infection. The JHR is significant both as a cause of morbidity and mortality and as an indication of the therapeutic efficacy ...
Buck M L - - 1991
A two-month-old white girl presented to our facility with increasing lethargy and new onset apnea and bradycardia following a week of upper respiratory tract infection symptoms. The patient had been receiving a cough syrup containing promethazine hydrochloride during the previous five days, which was temporally correlated with the onset of ...
Cancellieri A - - 1991
Two cases of well-differentiated angiosarcoma following radiotherapy together with an immunocytochemical and electron-microscopical study are reported. Both cases occurred in young females (16- and 22-yr-old respectively) who had been irradiated after birth for an "angiomatous" lesion. These cases have to be added to 34 similar cases reported in the literature.
Wang P Y - - 1991
A case of left caudate infarct with its associated neurobehavioral changes is reported with review of literature. The patient showed apathy, decreased problem solving ability, impaired memory and abstract thinking, especially the verbal memory. Such behavioral and cognitive changes correspond to disturbances of specific prefrontal-caudate circuits, either dorsolateral prefrontal or ...
Leavitt R Y - - 1991
Wegner's granulomatosis is a clinicopathologic syndrome of unknown etiology characterized by granulomatous vasculitis of the upper and lower respiratory tracts and glomerulonephritis. During the period covered by this review several articles were published describing the clinical and pathologic features of Wegner's granulomatosis. Specifically, two large series are discussed reviewing the ...
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