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Rudolph R I - - 1984
Sporotrichosis is usually considered a fungal infection affecting adults, but it can also affect children. A case of sporotrichosis in an 18-month-old boy is presented which is unusual in that the patient was extremely young and had a relatively atypical clinical presentation. His condition responded rapidly to potassium iodide therapy ...
Ide F - - 1984
A case of myospherulosis in a 67-year-old female is reported. The lesion appeared as a submucosal mass firmly attached to the buccal periosteum of the right molar region of the mandible. Although the records of our case did not specify what medication was placed in the lesion, clinicopathologic features further ...
Iyer P V - - 1984
A histopathological examination was made of 60 stapes obtained during surgery for clinical otosclerosis. The findings, correlated with the clinical history and macroscopic appearances of the stapes, led to the following observations. The histological extent of the focus of otosclerosis agrees well with the macroscopic appearance of the footplate lesion ...
Kohon G - - 1984
It is with Dora that psychoanalysis becomes what we know it to be: the problem of the transference is introduced for the first time in her case. Although the number of papers written on this case is astonishing we still want to know more and more about her. Maybe this ...
Granot E - - 1983
A 15-month-old child with extreme failure to thrive due to intractable diarrhea since the age of 20 days was found to have live Strongyloides larvae in aspirated duodenal juice. Larvae were seen embedded in crypts of jejunal mucosa obtained by peroral biopsy. Following treatment with thiabendazole, a dramatic recovery ensued. ...
Volstad K L - - 1983
A case was reported at this private Chiropractic Office of a 50 year old white female with acute pain in the right anterior shoulder. Physical, neurological, and roentgenologic examinations revealed a diagnosis of calcific tendonosis of the right rotator cuff muscles with resultant Sub-Deltoid bursitis. A conservative regimen of therapy ...
Milstone L M - - 1983
Atrophie blanche usually appears as painful purpuric papules that evolve into ulcerations and, finally, angular scars on the lower extremities. The literature on this subject presents a confusing picture of its causes, pathogenesis, and treatment. From our review of the literature and our experience in evaluating and treating cases of ...
McAfee P C - - 1983
Although the usual etiology of slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE) is idiopathic, there are many underlying endocrinologic, biomechanical, metabolic, and connective tissue abnormalities that increase the predisposition to slippage. Four case reports and a review of the literature demonstrate tht hypopituitarism, renal rickets, radiation therapy, hypoestrogenic states, and chemotherapy can ...
DeBakey L - - 1983
A case report, if prepared properly, is a valuable educational device to describe an unusual clinical syndrome, association, reaction, or treatment. If a case advances basic understanding of a disorder, increases clinical skill, or suggests useful research, it is worthy of publication. Conciseness is paramount. The description of the case ...
Patanaphan V - - 1983
Cancer arising from a female urethral diverticulum is rare, and because of its rarity, a review of the medical literature reveals significant nonuniformity in its management. We report an additional 2 cases of this disease, one of which has an even rarer feature of being mucin-producing. The management of our ...
Patterson R J - - 1983
A case of renal vein thrombosis occurring one week post partum with unknown etiology and excellent recovery is described. Review of the literature reveals this disorder is rare in the nonpregnant woman and even rarer in pregnancy. Survival has greatly improved with anticoagulant use. Diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment are discussed.
Gama C - - 1983
Three thousand four hundred and four adults were randomly examined and 38 cases of extensor digitorum brevis manus were identified. This short, anomalous muscle located on the dorsum of the hand occurred in 1.1% of the people examined and 19 of the 38 cases required surgery because of pain precluding ...
Spurny K R - - 1983
More than 50 cases of pleural mesothelioma have been reported during the period 1974-1978 in a relatively small area of Turkey, centered in and around the villages of Karain and Tuzköy, in the province of Cappadocia. The area of Karain and Tuzköy is covered with volcanic tuffs, in which asbestos, ...
Chacko R C - - 1983
A brief review of the literature on electroconvulsive therapy in the management of tardive dyskinesia is presented and two patients are described who were treated for major functional disorders with ECT and showed dramatic remissions in tardive dyskinesia. This response was noted during the course of ECT and has been ...
Cohen M B - - 1983
Septic pelvic thrombophlebitis is the result of serious pelvic infection usually following obstetric or gynecologic procedures. The management of this condition is of historical interest to the department of obstetrics and gynecology at Tulane, and therefore a retrospective case evaluation and a prospective surveillance were undertaken. This study indicates that ...
Reece E A - - 1983
In a review of the world's literature on combined intrauterine and extrauterine pregnancies, 589 cases, including five cases currently reported from the Sloane Hospital for Women, were documented. Analysis of the literature revealed abdominal pain to be the most frequent presenting symptom. A combination of signs and symptoms, including abdominal ...
Miceli G - - 1983
Two patients with agrammatic speech and unimpaired comprehension are presented and contrasted. Case 1 had an infarction involving precentral gyrus, subjacent white matter, and posterior and superior aspects of the insula, largely sparing Broca's area. His speech was slow and dysarthric, consisting of short disconnected phrases with some omission of ...
Hopkins D G - - 1983
The role of gram-negative bacteria in the pathogenesis of necrotizing enterocolitis has been stressed. We describe a 21-year-old woman with chronic neutropenia with cyclic fluctuations who died of necrotizing enterocolitis due to Clostridium septicum. Seven patients with cyclic neutropenia and necrotizing enterocolitis have been described in the literature and in ...
Zaytoun G M - - 1983
Basophilic deposits in the stria vascularis have been found in association with a multitude of disease entities. Their true significance and nature remain obscure. In the temporal bone collection at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary are 22 cases with basophilic deposits in the stria vascularis. The ages of the ...
Suzuki Y - - 1983
This report documents a case which showed type A, type B and intermediate patterns of pre-excitation on different days. A vagotonic maneuver and digitalis induced a type A pattern, while exercise, atropine and isoproterenol caused a type B pattern of activity. A gradual transition from type A to B was ...
Kakizoe T - - 1983
Seven cases of adenocarcinoma of the urachus treated at the National Cancer Center Hospital, Tokyo, over a nineteen-year period are reported. One hundred fifty-five cases reported in English literature and 140 cases in Japanese literature were analyzed with respect to the modalities of treatment, mean remission times, and sites of ...
Molk R - - 1983
Ocular toxocariasis is invasion of the eye by the larvae of the Toxocara canis worm. Since its initial description 31 years ago, many cases involving all segments of the eye have been reported. Most age groups have been affected, although it is generally a childhood disease. Its distribution is worldwide. ...
Blei E D - - 1983
Phlegmonous gastritis and enterocolitis have been observed in association with alcoholism and hepatic cirrhosis. We report a case of diffuse phlegmonous gastroenterocolitis that occurred 1 yr after the insertion of a peritoneojugular venous shunt (Denver type) in a young male heroin abuser with postnecrotic cirrhosis. Diplococcus pneumoniae was cultured from ...
Thurber C M - - 1983
This report presents a brief review and an illustrative case summary of post-traumatic reflex sympathetic dystrophy. The manuscript is concerned with reviewing updated methods of properly diagnosing and treating such a complex condition. The case presented involves a young, healthy male patient, who after undergoing foot surgery, developed signs and ...
Tolpin P H - - 1983
This is a case study of Louisa A, a divorced women in her early 40's who was in analysis for five years. She sought treatment for recurrent depressive states, insomnia, overuse of sleeping medication, and occasional kleptomania. However, her most painful problem was a love affair with an older man ...
Rand R - - 1983
We report herein two cases of keratosis follicularis spinulosa decalvans (KFSD) and review the literature on this condition. The entity is one of a group of related disorders that shows keratosis pilaris with inflammation followed by atrophy. The clinical features and course of KFSD are characteristic. During infancy, keratosis pilaris ...
Urrutia Avisrror M - - 1983
A case of Aspergillus mycetoma of the kidney in a patient with lymphoblastoma receiving intensive cytostatic and steroid drugs is reported. Only four cases of Aspergillus infection of the kidney have so far been reported. Aspergillus infection of the kidney without disseminated fungal disease is a very rare clinical entity. ...
Wilkin J K - - 1983
An 18-year-old woman had alopecia areata of two years' duration. Initially, the clinical findings were quite characteristic of alopecia areata; however, the hair that grew back into the areas of alopecia remained short and sparse. Histopathologic examination suggested trichotillomania, which was confirmed by shaving a small area on the scalp ...
Thompson P D - - 1983
The case is described of a 60-year-old woman with a 4-year history of left hemimasticatory spasm. Detailed electrophysiological studies are compared with those from 6 patients with typical idiopathic hemifacial spasm. On the basis of comparable patterns of EMG activity in the 2 conditions, it is concluded that they may ...
Beltran de Heredia J M - - 1983
Reoperation after choledochoduodenostomy was performed in seven cases. Stenosis of the anastomosis, bile duct stones, cholangitis and stump syndrome were found in five cases. In the first two cases, disconnection of the choledochoduodenostomy and sphincteroplasty were performed: one patient died of duodenal leakage. In the third case, retrograde sphincteroplasty was ...
Demeter S L - - 1982
Upper extremity thrombosis is responsible for 1-2% of all cases of deep venous thrombophlebitis (DVT). Little has changed concerning the clinical presentation, diagnostic investigation, or treatment of the disorder over the last forty years. However, a changing pattern in the natural history of the disease seems to be emerging with ...
Keane J A - - 1982
Once regarded as rare, acute perihepatitis associated with pelvic inflammatory disease or Fitz-Hugh-Curtis syndrome is being diagnosed with increasing frequency. At Waikato Hospital, Hamilton in recent months 16 cases of perihepatitis have been identified, of which 12 were confirmed by laparoscopy, one at laparotomy, and one by post mortem examination. ...
Toft J D JD - - 1982
A review of the literature concerning the gross and histologic lesions associated with protozoal and metazoal parasitism in the alimentary tract and pancreas of nonhuman primates is presented. In addition, the natural history, morphology, life cycle, methods for diagnosis, and potential for zoonotic disease are reviewed briefly for each parasite ...
Barkan A - - 1982
Primary adrenal insufficiency is the most frequent systemic disorder associated with calcification of auricular cartilage. The pathogenesis of this sign has been attributed to ACTH excess or to prolonged desoxycorticosterone acetate therapy. We describe here three patients with long-standing untreated hypopituitarism and calcified auricular cartilages. Replacement hormonal therapy resulted in ...
Bailey C M - - 1982
Five cases of sensorineural hearing loss are presented in which partial or complete recovery of hearing occurred after periods of deafness lasting from three months to more than five years. Three of the cases were diagnosed as Meniere's disease, one as sudden deafness of probable viral origin, and one as ...
Pannell L K - - 1982
A case report involving low levels of labetalol is presented. Samples of post mortem stomach contents, liver, kidney, urine, and blood were flocculated with aluminium hydroxide before the labetalol was extracted by using Sep-pakTM C18 cartridges. Quantification of the extracts was performed by HPLC with an ultraviolet detector. The significant ...
Samadi A R - - 1982
Although Yersinia enterocolitica has been isolated in a few cases in some tropical countries, it is more prevalent in cold European countries. Recently, several reports have incriminated pig and pork as the chief reservoirs of Y. enterocolitica. To determine the presence of this organism in Dacca, we attempted to isolate ...
Baran R - - 1982
We have reviewed the clinical and microbiological features of 113 cases of idiopathic onycholysis primarily affecting the great toenails. It is suggested that the majority of these cases were traumatic in origin. Although dermatophytes and potentially pathogenic bacteria were frequently found in the lesions, they were thought to be commensal ...
Palmucci L - - 1982
We report the case of a girl who developed leukoencephalopathy and adrenal atrophy and died at 3 years of age. Histologically, demyelination, gliosis, perivascular lymphocytic cuffing and sudanophilia were present in the brain. The adrenal cortex was atrophic. Ultrastructurally, there were numerous cytoplasmic inclusions in brain macrophages, consisting of two ...
Coe N P - - 1982
Thyrotoxicosis may present with a hyperkinetic clinical picture typically associated with Graves' or Plummer's disease, or in an apathetic form characterized by lethargy, weakness, and withdrawal. Both the hyperkinetic and apathetic forms of thyrotoxicosis may be associated with or masked by predominantly extrathyroidal manifestations, occasionally referable primarily to the abdomen. ...
Wolf D - - 1982
Beau's lines are a depression of the nail surface associated with a severe disturbance which temporarily interferes with the rate of nail growth. They appear several weeks or more after incurrence of the damage and continue to extend during nail growth. These lines were observed soon after birth in all ...
Richardson P - - 1982
This review has examined selected literature concerned with the influences of important relationships on the woman's childbearing experiences. THe effects of early childhood relationships with parents and subsequent relationships shared with others during pregnancy are found to be of major significance. Through both the early and adult relationships, the woman's ...
Reamy K - - 1982
Thirteen of 14 patients with vaginismus have been successfully treated using systematic in vivo desensitization and other simple but individualized behavioral techniques. Resolution of symptoms was usually effected within 3 to 4 weekly sessions with important supplementary home assignments. All but 1 patient were seen without partners. Neither mechanical dilators ...
Tonkonogy J - - 1981
Two cases with expressive speech disorders were studied neuropsychologically and neurologically; anatomical and histopathological examinations were performed in both cases. In case 1, a small infarction in the foot of the left third frontal gyrus (F3) produced only transient word-finding difficulties that did not recur after a second stroke with ...
Karasawa T - - 1981
Extensive severe polymyositis in a patient with toxoplasmosis was presented. Toxoplasmosis was serologically substantiated by a serial two tube rise in a toxoplasma-antibody titer by a hemagglutination test. When appeared to be toxoplasma gondii was detected in areas of myositis. Toxoplasma gondii was found in a single small area of ...
Evans P - - 1981
In dealing with this case of cystic hygroma a non-routine intubation was expected and some of the possible problems anticipated. However, the unusual nature of the difficulty encountered was not initially apparent and presented special problems, both with initial and subsequent management of the patient. The presence of a primary ...
Wittich A C - - 1981
Failure of the Irving method of Bilateral tubal ligation is rare, as evidenced by the absence of a current previous report in the literature. The present case represents an infrequent technical failure of this established method of female sterilization. The literature and possible causes of failure are reviewed and a ...
Rudolph R I - - 1981
Persistent plaques that develop primarily on the face may be caused by a variety of conditions, but rarely is purely intraoral infection the primary cause. A case report is presented in which massive prolonged gingival hyperplasia resulted in a persistent and peculiar purple facial lymphedema. The condition resolved only after ...
Hines S - - 1981
Classic cases of idiopathic autonomic dysfunction are easily recognized, but certain presentations may not immediately suggest the diagnosis. Among 297 cases in the experience of our institutions, eight have been selected as illustrative of the difficulties which may be encountered. The disorder may present as angina pectoris, Parkinsonism, night blindness, ...
Schiefer H B - - 1981
Vomition and diarrhea in feeder pigs, and signs of hyperestrogenism in sows and pregnant gilts in a large swine operation were thought to be caused by mycotoxins. Various toxicoanalytical tests performed were negative and the cause of the disease was never clearly established. On the basis of the Sale of ...
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