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Mannucci P M - - 1991
In a review of the literature published in 1984 we identified (from 13 kindreds) 15 patients with severe von Willebrand's disease (vWD) reported to have developed alloantibodies. In order to reexamine the problem, a questionnaire was sent in 1989 to 141 hemophilia centers in America and Europe; 101 answers were ...
Magerman K K Laboratorium voor microbiologie, A.Z. St.-Jan, - - 1991
Prototheca zopfii, an alga-like organism, was isolated from subungual material in a patient with onycholysis. This organism seldom causes human infections. Clinical and laboratory aspects are described. The literature is reviewed.
Katz J - - 1991
Primary extranodal lymphoma of the salivary gland is an extremely rare disease. In this report we describe twelve cases of primary lymphoma of the parotid gland seen at a single centre, and review the relevant literature. The 12 cases were treated in different departments and did not receive a uniform ...
Inbasekaran V - - 1991
Solitary extramedullary plasmacytomas are rare. Most of them are seen in the nasopharynx, upper respiratory tract, lamina propria of gastro-intestinal tract, lymph nodes, testicles and other soft tissues. So far only 20 such cases are reported in the literature. Here they arise from the dura, or from the periadventitial cells ...
Haddad F S - - 1991
After a short historical survey and a comprehensive review of the world literature which comprises 242 cases (including 19 personal ones), 10 new cases of lithiasis after prostatectomy are added (5 of which are personal ones), making a total of 252 cases. The CT scan was very useful in the ...
Kotby M N - - 1991
A study of the microstructure of the human laryngeal ventricle and ventricular band was carried out on 20 human larynges in an attempt to up-date and elucidate the function of these structures. Celloidin and paraffin whole organ coronal serial sections were studied to clarify the epithelial, glandular as well as ...
Van Staey A - - 1991
Hair casts are small cylindrical structures, encircling individual scalp hairs but easily movable along the involved hair shafts. This hair disorder of unknown pathogenesis is only rarely mentioned in the dermatologic literature. We report the case of a 5-year-old girl, who has been treated during 2 years for pediculosis capitis. ...
Tan E - - 1991
In this article, 8 cases of subacute sclerosing panencephalitis (SSPE) are presented with a review of the literature. The symptoms developed during pregnancy in 2 cases. All of the patients died within 1 year duration except one. According to the reviewed literature, the prognosis in the adult cases is worse ...
Katoh H - - 1990
A 34 year old male was hospitalized because of severe abdominal pain and diarrhea. An abdominal X-ray revealed multiple calculi in the head of pancreas and blood tests showed his serum calcium level to be high. He underwent surgery of the parathyroid gland and a parathyroid tumor was removed. Two ...
Reger R B - - 1990
Chest radiographs were re-evaluated from 439 active and retired tireworkers previously designated as having a condition consistent with an asbestiform mineral exposure. The review was performed in an independent manner by three board-certified radiologists according to guidelines from an international classification system. The percentage of cases with abnormalities consistent with ...
Yoshimura Y - - 1990
A case of desmoplastic variant of ameloblastoma is reported. The lesion, in a 36-year-old Japanese woman, was successfully treated by partial maxillectomy. Reconstruction was carried out with a block of hydroxyapatite about 7 years and 6 months later. Six cases, including our case, reported up to the present are summarized ...
Golledge C L - - 1990
Necrobacillosis is a severe septicaemic illness caused by an anaerobic Gram-negative bacillus, Fusobacterium necrophorum. It occurs predominantly in young people and is characterised by oropharyngeal infection and subsequent metastatic complications, frequently involving the lungs and/or large joints. We report four recent cases in previously healthy young men, describing the clinical ...
Anggiansah A - - 1990
Nutcracker esophagus is essentially a manometric diagnosis characterized by high-amplitude, often prolonged duration of peristaltic contractions in the distal two thirds of the esophagus. Its association with noncardiac chest pain and/or dysphagia has been recognized and reported by numerous esophageal motility laboratories. There are very few long-term studies of the ...
Maffulli N - - 1990
We report the case of a 16-year-old girl suffering from painful hypertrophic non-union of the ulnar styloid. She fractured the distal end of the radius four years before and had been treated conservatively. The non-union was painful and severely limited the range of movement of the wrist. Excision of the ...
Burgess R C - - 1990
The term "tennis elbow" has been used in the medical literature for over 100 years to describe a variety of conditions on the lateral aspect of the elbow. Recent writers seem to agree that the two most common causes for this condition, which may be either distinct or coexisting, are ...
Hudson R J - - 1990
Several cases of recurrent respiratory depression progressing to apnoea and unconsciousness after apparent recovery from sufentanil have been reported recently. Alfentanil has the shortest elimination half-time of the narcotics used in anaesthesia, suggesting that it should be the least likely to cause postoperative respiratory depression. A case of recurrent unconsciousness ...
Murthy D P - - 1990
Five cases of juvenile laryngeal papillomatosis encountered in Papua New Guinea during the period from December 1987 to May 1989 are described in detail. They were seen in the age-range of 1 year 7 months-5 years. The common clinical features were change of voice and dyspnoea. They were treated by ...
Bowman C B - - 1990
A case is presented in which an adult man with painless progressive loss of vision subsequently was found to have a primary suprasellar/perichiasmal germinoma (ectopic pinealoma). A review of the literature revealed 93 similar cases of germinoma occurring in the perichiasmal region and these are tabulated. The diagnosis and management ...
Wilson C L - - 1990
We present a new case of irreversible hair matting, a rare, but important and alarming, acquired hair disorder. This case was investigated to test the causal hypothesis proposed in 1984. At the same time four other specimens of matted hair from patients and tangles from normal individuals were also examined. ...
Ben-Yehuda-Salz D - - 1990
The clinicopathologic and histopathologic features of an unusual morphologic variant of nodular sclerosing Hodgkin's Disease (HD) termed the syncytial variant has been reported recently. We report eight new cases with this unique morphology, identified by reviewing the histopathology of 58 patients with nodular sclerosing HD treated in our institute between ...
Mumford C - - 1990
A fatal case of leptospirosis in a 64 year old farm worker is described. The dramatic neurological presentation with a rapidly evolving flaccid paraplegia associated with biochemical evidence of renal and hepatic dysfunction is discussed. Attention is drawn to the wide range of neurological symptoms reported in leptospirosis, and to ...
Otis C N - - 1990
Histiocytosis X of the female genital tract is unusual. Thirty-two cases have been reported to date in the world literature. An additional case is reported herein, presenting as a vulvar ulcer in a 2.5-year-old child with osteolytic lesions of the skull, splenomegaly, and otitis media. The diagnosis of histiocytosis X ...
Coulthard M - - 1990
We describe a child born to unrelated parents who developed severe protracted secretory type diarrhea associated with subtotal villus atrophy and intestinal inflammation at the age of 19 months. No infectious, metabolic, or anatomical basis for this condition was identified and the child required total parenteral nutrition for a period ...
Pratt D S - - 1990
Pemoline (Cylert) is an agent used to treat attention deficit disorders and other behavioral syndromes. There have, however, been three published reports of mild hepatic dysfunction in five patients coincident with pemoline therapy. We report two further cases of probable pemoline hepatotoxicity. One case involved a mild aminotransferase elevation in ...
Pittella J E - - 1990
A case of pontoneocerebellar hypoplasia (PNCH) in a 9-day-old child--the youngest in the literature--is described. Right after birth the child showed serious respiratory insufficiency and developed frequent episodes of apnea and cardiorespiratory arrests, dying on the 9th day. Postmortem examination showed significant alterations only in the brain. There was intense ...
Roth N - - 1990
In these days of malpractice suits it has become increasingly important that the psychoanalyst make correct diagnoses and institute appropriate treatment. The significance of this statement is enhanced by the fact that the opinion is being increasingly enunciated that there is no such disorder as conversion hysteria. Accordingly the psychoanalyst ...
Halkier-Sørensen L - - 1990
A case of twenty-nail dystrophy treated with topical PUVA is described. The patient, a 19-year-old woman, had a 4-year history of a nail dystrophy involving all finger- and toe-nails. The finger-nail changes were treated with topical PUVA, dose 0.7-1.4 J/cm2 x 3/week. After 7 months excellent improvement was seen, while ...
Banas M P - - 1990
Regional migratory osteoporosis (RMO) is an idiopathic disorder characterized by bouts of severe periarticular lower limb pain associated with rapidly developing localized osteoporosis. Symptoms often reverse spontaneously after six to nine months. Recurrence of symptoms in an adjacent joint is a distinguishing feature. Routine laboratory tests are uninformative. Diagnosis is ...
Delahoussaye P M - - 1990
Three cases of atypical, clinically unsuspected cat-scratch disease (CSD), diagnosed by demonstration of the CSD bacillus in an abdominal visceral organ, are presented. In two cases CSD bacilli were demonstrated for the first time in splenic granulomas in a child and in an adult with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS)-related complex. ...
File S E - - 1990
This article provides a historical review of the animal literature relating to the development of tolerance to the behavioral effects of benzodiazepines, and the incidence of biochemical and behavioral changes that result from termination of benzodiazepine treatment (spontaneous withdrawal responses). It charts the slow emergence of a pertinent animal literature ...
Fritsche T R - - 1989
Human nanophyetiasis is a zoonotic disease recently recognized in the coastal US Pacific Northwest and is caused by the digenetic trematode Nanophyetus salmincola. Ten additional stool-proven cases from the same geographic area have been identified; five presented with histories of gastrointestinal complaints and five had eosinophilia. Nine of 10 patients ...
Jackson I T IT Section of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Southfield, - - 1989
This is the first report of hypercalcemia due to benign gigantic mammary hyperplasia in a pregnant women. Endocrinologic examinations did not disclose any known cause for the symptomatic hypercalcemia. Bilateral total mastectomy decreased the serum calcium level to normal. The case is presented with discussion and a literature review.
Sinn D P - - 1989
Numerous experimental and clinical investigations have contributed to current protocol for the reconstruction of hard tissue defects of the face and jaws. Free transplantation of tissues from the same host is a viable option for these defects. This article includes a review of the literature for autogenous grafting and presents ...
Berman L H - - 1989
The renal sonographic findings in six cases of neonatal candidiasis and 13 cases previously reported in the literature are reviewed. Focal and diffuse parenchymal changes and obstruction due to mycetoma formation were frequent features. In the current series the sonographic changes were found to bear an inconstant relationship to the ...
Akasu F - - 1989
We report the case of a 56-year-old Japanese female with Graves' disease associated with localized myxedema on the nasal dorsum. The patient developed localized myxedema concomitantly with hyperthyroidism before antithyroid therapy was given. The lesion was totally removed surgically, as it was small and well circumscribed. Although unusual locations of ...
Stassen L F - - 1989
This paper reports a case of cancrum oris in an adult Caucasian female who had no obvious pre-disposing cause. It highlights the difficulties in making this diagnosis in a part of the world unaccustomed to seeing the disease and it illustrates that early surgery and reconstruction can be undertaken. To ...
Iurato S - - 1989
One hundred thirty-nine cases of brain herniation into the middle ear and mastoid have been reported in the world literature during the last 40 years. In 29 cases the herniation was idiopathic. In idiopathic cases, intermittent CSF otorhinorrhea, a history of intermittent "serous otitis media," and a conductive hearing loss ...
Terragni L - - 1989
Scalp ringworm is unusual after puberty. Etiological, epidemiological and clinical data regarding cases of tinea capitis in the elderly observed over a period of 15 years are discussed and some explanations are given for the conditions which favoured the mycotic infection of the scalp in adults. This study underlines that ...
Rivero M A - - 1989
We report a case of a 23 year old woman who presented with symptoms of biliary tract disease to our University Hospital in Bayamón, Puerto Rico. A diagnosis of chronic cholelithiasis was made and the patient was taken to surgery. An adult Fasciola hepatica was recovered from the common bile ...
Lovasik J V - - 1989
This report details the case of an 11-year-old white male with a typical presentation of a unilateral iris and chorioretinal coloboma associated with multisystem disorders. The results of routine clinical and noninvasive neurophysiological tests are presented to demonstrate the anatomical and functional correlates of this striking and infrequently encountered ocular ...
Bitsch M - - 1989
Four cases of pregnancies in two women with tricuspid atresia (TA) are described. A review of the literature on this subject revealed 24 reported cases of which only 11 were reported in detail. Eight pregnancies resulted in deliveries (including our 3 cases). TA is still uncommon in adult patients, but ...
Roig-Escofet D - - 1989
Reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD) is a clinical syndrome defined in the English literature by pain, dystrophic tissue changes and local disturbance of autonomic function in a limb or part of a limb. Algodystrophy is the common name used for the condition in the French literature, in which the concept also ...
Wason S - - 1989
We report the case of a 5-month-old girl who was given an adult Fleet enema by her mother because of her concern that the baby was constipated. Within minutes the child became extremely ill. She developed shock, hyperphosphatemia, hypocalcemia, and acidosis. This case is presented to demonstrate that life-threatening events ...
Ehrinpreis M N - - 1989
Various breast abnormalities have been described in patients treated chronically with cimetidine, but galactorrhea has been reported only twice in the medical literature. In both cases, there appeared to be an associated hyperprolactinemia. These problems could well represent a consequence of histamine2-receptor blockade. We report here a female patient with ...
Christensen J G - - 1989
We report on a patient with hemophilia A who underwent successful extracorporeal shock-wave lithotripsy without incident. We are aware of two other reported cases in the literature. The relative risks of alternative methods of stone management and the indications and risks of blood product therapy in this condition are reviewed.
Forman H P - - 1989
Phenylpropanolamine is consumed by millions of persons annually and is sold in varying dosages and combinations for different ailments. Adolescents are an especially susceptible group influenced by its action as an anorexiant. During the past 6 years, several cases have been reported of patients in whom intracerebral hemorrhage developed, with ...
Spinosa F A - - 1989
A case report and literature review on the association of nail changes and scleroderma was presented. The exact etiology of these nail changes seen in scleroderma and of the disease entity itself, has not yet been determined. The current treatment regimen, which is at best supportive, was discussed. Proper treatment ...
Fujisawa K - - 1989
Primary atypical mycobacteriosis of the lung is comparatively common but primary atypical mycobacteriosis of the intestine had not been described previously in the English literature. We have treated three such patients with antituberculous drugs and the clinicopathological findings and course are described. We suggest that these findings may belong to ...
Job L - - 1989
In the literature to date, there have been 44 confirmed cases of infection with the Dysgonic Fermenter-2 (DF-2) bacterium. DF-2 infections appear to demonstrate a strong association with dog bites (or recent exposure to dogs) and have a predilection for patients with defective host defenses although immunocompetent individuals are also ...
Sacher R A - - 1989
Auto-anti-M antibodies are not commonly documented serologically. A review of the literature reveals only ten cases with no consistent clinical or laboratory findings. In their institution, over a 12-year period, the authors have identified this autoantibody in seven patients, suggesting that it may not be such a rare entity but ...
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