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Upadhyaya Prerna - - 2012
Poor reporting of adverse drug reactions (ADRs) by doctors is a major hindrance to successful pharmacovigilance. The present study was designed to assess first-year residents' knowledge of ADR reporting. First-year postgraduate doctors at a private medical college completed a structured questionnaire. The responses were analyzed by nonparametric methods. All doctors ...
Kintarak Jutatip - - 2012
Elastofibroma is an uncommon fibroelastic tumor-like lesion which usually presents in a characteristic area between the lower portion of the scapula and the chest wall, lying deep to the latissimus dorsi and rhomboid major muscles. It appears almost exclusively in elderly individuals and is associated with history of repetitive tissue ...
Ernst Edzard E Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, Universities of Exeter & Plymouth, - - 2011
This review critically evaluates the literature on complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) as treatment options for rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis. Electronic databases were searched to identify all relevant systematic reviews of the effectiveness of CAM in rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis published between January 2010 and January 2011. Reviews were defined ...
Nakagomi Daiki - - 2011
Yellow nail syndrome is an idiopathic condition characterized by a triad consisting of yellow nail, lymphedema, and pulmonary manifestations. Thiol compounds such as D-penicillamine have been reported to be the major cause of drug-induced yellow nail syndrome in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). We recently experienced two Japanese cases with ...
Singh Smita - - 2012
Idiopathic myelofibrosis a disease of elderly is rarely seen in children. A case of chronic idiopathic myelofibrosis in an 8 year old boy with Down's syndrome is reported here, who presented with progressive pallor and hepatosplenomegaly. Peripheral blood examination revealed pancytopenia, macrocytic anemia and tear drop cells. No blasts were found. ...
Bakhshi Girish D GD Department of Surgery, Grant Medical College & Sir JJ Group of Hospitals, Mumbai, - - 2011
Testicular leiomyosarcoma is a rare tumor. It may arise secondarily following exposure to radiotherapy, chronic inflammation, or usage of high dose anabolic steroids. However, in absence of risk factors, it is rarely seen. Only 15 cases of Primary Intra testicular leiomyosarcoma have been reported in world literature. We present a ...
Puttasubbappa Preethi Shivanna PS Department of General Surgery, J.S.S Medical College, J.S.S University, Mysore, Karnataka - - 2013
Giant Fibroadenoma is commonly seen in young women. Here, we are reporting the case of an elderly lady who was diagnosed with Cystosarcoma Phylloides clinically and by FNAC. Simple mastectomy was performed and histopathology revealed a Giant Fibroadenoma. This report focuses on the rarity of the age of presentation, confusing ...
Balaraman Brundha - - 2011
Angioimmunoblastic T-cell lymphoma (AITL) accounts for 18% of peripheral T-cell lymphomas worldwide. Skin involvement occurs in up to 50% of patients but poses a diagnostic dilemma because of the limited number of reported cases and subsequent lack of established diagnostic criteria. The purpose of this review is to examine common ...
Burnelli Roberta - - 2011
Neurological symptoms can represent the first clinical manifestation of central nervous system (CNS) involvement in Hodgkin lymphoma (HL). Because of its rarity, it is often misunderstood for other pathological processes. We report two cases of pediatric CNS HL, presenting with neurological symptoms at diagnosis. We have also reviewed the literature ...
Leak Ashley - - 2011
Survival rates of individuals with non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) have increased in the past several years, as has the prevalence of older adults who are managing late and long-term effects of the disease and its treatment. In this integrative review, the state of the science for determining the quality of life ...
Vezzoli Pamela - - 2011
Background: T-cell/histiocyte-rich large B-cell lymphoma (THRLBCL) primarily presenting on the skin is an extremely rare entity with only sporadic cases reported in the literature. Methods: We here report an extraordinary case of primary cutaneous THRLBCL with self-healing and 24 months of follow-up. Results: The lesion was a dermohypodermal/subcutaneous circumscribed ulcerated ...
Ogwang Martin D - - 2011
Burkitt lymphoma (BL) is endemic in Uganda and because of the high incidence, diagnosis is often presumed during clinical care and epidemiologic studies. To assess the accuracy of the clinical and the local pathology diagnosis of BL as assessed by an outside pathology review diagnosis and to understand the limitations ...
Matasar M J - - 2011
BACKGROUND: The World Health Organization (WHO) classification of hematologic malignancies, published in 2000, was designed to improve diagnostic accuracy by incorporating the latest in scientific understanding. The impact of the WHO classification on the frequency of diagnostic discrepancy in lymphoma is unknown. METHODS: We reviewed all second-opinion pathology of lymphoma ...
Mizutani Shinsuke - - 2011
Subcutaneous panniculitis-like T cell lymphoma (SPTL) is a rare subtype of non-Hodgkin lymphoma for which a definitive therapeutic strategy has not been established yet. We report a case of chemotherapy-resistant SPTL with hemophagocytic syndrome (HPS) which was successfully treated with cyclosporine A (CsA) plus methylprednisolone (mPSL), and also reviewed 11 ...
Spyroglou A - - 2011
Primary adrenal lymphoma (PAL) is an extremely rare entity, with approximately 70 cases reported in the English literature and 120 cases worldwide. Here we report the cases of a 53-year-old and a 62-year-old male patient and a 60-year-old female patient affected by large B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma of the adrenal gland. ...
Yang Sherry - - 2011
Anaplastic large-cell lymphoma (ALCL) is a lymphoma that expresses CD30. Cutaneous ALCL presents either as primary cutaneous disease or as secondary skin involvement due to the systemic disease. Herein, we describe two patients who presented to dermatology for evaluation of skin lesions diagnosed by non-dermatologists as a cutaneous abscess and ...
Chisholm Cary - - 2011
Abstract Immunohistochemical stains, particularly those for cutaneous lymphomas, have similar-sounding names, which may lead to confusion among dermatologists who are not well versed in the terminology of the tools used for pathologic diagnosis. Also aiding in this is the fact that some familiar stains are constantly investigated for novel utility ...
Schipper E M - - 2011
Systemic mastocytosis may be accompanied by a second haematological malignancy, usually of myeloid origin. However, a number of case reports describe systemic mastocytosis coexisting with a second haematological malignancy of lymphoid origin. Here, we report a case of a 74-year-old man with systemic mastocytosis who developed a diffuse large B-cell ...
Doglioni Claudio - - 2011
The diagnosis of gastric MALT lymphoma is frequently difficult for the general histopathologist. During recent years there have been relevant changes in the therapeutic approach to gastric MALT lymphoma and our knowledge about its pathogenesis has greatly improved. The management of this disease actually requires a close cooperation between the ...
Matsevych O Y - - 2011
We report a case of multiple minute angioectasia of the jejunum presenting with fatal gastrointestinal bleeding. Repeated endoscopies, mesenteric angiography and scintigraphy failed to locate the bleeding site. Multiple minute angioectasia was suspected on intraoperative enteroscopy; however, surgical resection failed to permanently control gastrointestinal haemorrhage. The final histology report confirmed ...
Sun Jianlan - - 2011
Lymphomas of the penis are rare and can either arise at this site or be a manifestation of systemic disease. We report the case of an elderly man with a plasmablastic lymphoma (PBL) involving the uncircumcised penile prepuce. The neoplasm was composed of plasmablasts positive for monotypic immunoglobulin lambda light ...
Boesen Mikael - - 2011
Dynamic contrast-enhanced MRI in inflammatory arthritis, especially in conjunction with computer-aided analysis using appropriate dedicated software, seems to be a highly sensitive tool for monitoring the early inflammatory treatment response in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. This paper gives a review of the current knowledge of the emerging technique. The potential ...
Parissis Haralabos - - 2011
There are several unresolved issues through out the literature regarding the entity of primary lung lymphoma. Extensive literature review of this uncommon pathology is carried out. By taking into consideration the reported experience, the author discuss the classification, clinical features, histological differential diagnosis, prognostic criteria, therapeutic management and outcome of ...
Tan Shi-Sheng - - 2010
INTRODUCTION: Primary lymphomas of the female genital tract are rare. Most involve the cervix rather than the uterine corpus. Many cases of primary endometrial lymphoma are diagnosed as diffuse large B cell type, whereas the precursor B cell lymphoblastic type is extremely rare. MATERIALS AND METHODS: We report a case ...
Vidal Liat - - 2011
The course of follicular lymphoma has changed considerably with the introduction of immunotherapy. Systematic reviews and meta-analyses are reliable, efficient and well-established methods to summarize the vast amount of data acquired in recent years on the role of immunotherapy, including monoclonal antibodies, radio-labeled monoclonal antibodies and interferon-α in the treatment ...
Swick Brian L - - 2011
Indolent CD8+ lymphoid proliferation of the ear is a recently described cutaneous lymphoid proliferation that clinically presents with slow growing lesion(s) on the ear(s). In cases reported to date, there has been indolent clinical behavior and no evidence of systemic involvement. Characteristic histopathologic features include a non-epidermotropic diffuse dermal infiltrate ...
Kaygusuz Isik - - 2010
Precursor B cell lymphoblastic lymphoma (B-LBL) is quite uncommon and it usually manifests as an extranodal disease. Although B-LBL may present with bone involvement, it is a very rare manifestation of B-LBL as a primary solitary bone tumor. Here, we report a case of precursor B-LBL presenting with solitary bone ...
Ghimire Prasanna P Prasanna Ghimire, Guang-Yao Wu, Ling Zhu, Department of Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Zhongnan Hospital, Wuhan University, Wuhan 430071, Hubei Province, - - 2010
Primary lymphoma that involves the esophagus is very rare, with fewer than 30 cases reported in the English-language literature. Non-Hodgkin lymphoma accounts for most of the cases. Esophageal lymphomas have varied radiological appearances, which poses diagnostic difficulty. We report two cases of histopathologically confirmed primary diffuse large B-cell esophageal lymphoma ...
Singh Tejinder - - 2010
Primary bone lymphoma (PBL) is an uncommon tumor accounting for approximately 4-5% of extra nodal lymphoma and less than 1% of all non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Disease may be complicated at presentation by pathological fracture or spinal cord compression. Diffuse large-B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) accounts for the majority of cases of PBL. Owing ...
Thai Anne - - 2010
This article reviews the current literature and knowledge about hepatosplenic T-cell lymphoma (HSTCL), providing an overview of the clinical features, a description of its pathology and immunophenotypic traits in relation to other lymphomas. In addition, we explore the history of reported cases of hepatosplenic T-cell lymphoma in relation to the ...
Katsidzira L - - 2010
Idiopathic hypoparathyroidism is an uncommon medical condition, which may present with dementia. This may be misdiagnosed as 'senile dementia' in elderly patients. We report such a case, made more remarkable by associated extensive cerebral calcification and we review the background literature.
Mansfield Aaron - - 2010
Angiomatoid fibrous histiocytoma (AFH) is a rare disease that is often misdiagnosed initially. Patients can present with a clinical picture concerning for other diseases, and pathologic review is not always revealing. Molecular diagnostics are increasingly being utilized to detect gene fusions characteristic for AFH. Surgery remains the mainstay of management, ...
Bagwan Izhar N - - 2010
Nodular lymphocyte-predominant Hodgkin lymphoma (NLPHL), accounts for ∼5% of all cases of Hodgkin lymphoma and is characterized by involvement of the peripheral lymph nodes. NLPHL occurs in young adults and is associated with frequent relapses. In 3% to 7% of cases, NLPHL progresses to a diffuse large B cell lymphoma. ...
Singh Onkar - - 2009
Jejunal diverticulosis (JD) is a rare disease of elderly people. Majority of diagnosed individuals are asymptomatic and found incidentally. The disease is clinically significant because of associated potential risk of serious complications. Due to the rarity and variable presentation of this clinical entity, diagnosis is often difficult and delayed, resulting ...
Mital D - - 2009
We report on a 37-year-old woman who presented with a six-week history of bilateral, tender lymph nodes in her groin. An initial biopsy was done with the histology 'suggestive of lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV)'. She had not had sexual intercourse for over two years and had no symptoms or signs of ...
Hegab A H - - 2009
To report an extremely rare and interesting case of a woman who developed a laryngeal stone. A 44-year-old woman was referred to our ENT clinic complaining of dyspnoea and stridor. She had been treated for chest problems for approximately 30 years. On examination, she had a large, spiky, subglottic lesion ...
Gupta Surya N - - 2009
Child neurology is frequently a late player in the management of the term newborn with intracranial hemorrhage in the first neonatal week. It is crucial, however, that the child neurologist undertake a comprehensive evaluation by investigating etiology and management of the hemorrhage. Intracranial hemorrhage is usually associated with premature newborns. ...
Deschênes Majorie - - 2008
Organs involved by Castleman disease (CD) may be investigated by fine-needle aspiration cytology. No specific cytomorphological criteria are currently described for a definitive diagnosis. The cytological features of three fine-needle aspirations from three different lymph nodes of a patient with histologically confirmed CD of the hyaline-vascular type are herein reported, ...
Jamshidi Amir - - 2008
A case of periocular dirofilariasis has been diagnosed in Iran. A 27-yr old female referred with a history of edema and redness in the left eye since 2 wk ago. On slit lamp examination, a moving thread-like worm was seen in the subconjunctival area. Two days later, a 126 mm ...
Hira Parsotam R - - 2008
We describe zoonotic filariasis in two patients from Kuwait; one with Onchocerca spp. and one with Dirofilaria spp. Case 1, a 12-year-old Kuwaiti woman who had visited Saudi Arabia, initially reported ocular symptoms. She later reported a nodule that appeared in the suprapubic area, which was resected. A coiled worm ...
McGrath Neal - - 2008
OBJECTIVE: To examine the use of video teleconferencing (VTC) technology in the supervision of a 41-year-old man with expressive aphasia during community reintegration in a host home setting 3 years after severe traumatic brain injury (TBI). DESIGN: Using a 3-month A-B-A design, weekly VTC meetings were substituted for in-person visits ...
Canham Natalie L E - - 2008
Macrocephaly-cutis marmorata telangiectatica congenita was first identified as a distinct syndrome in 1997. Since then there have been more than 10 further reports of the condition, several also comprising reviews of the earlier literature. Virtually all reported patients, however, are young children, and there is very little information about the ...
Zeitner Richard M - - 2008
A young woman who came for treatment of anxiety and depression is presented in a detailed case report. She developed an erotized transference that was predominantly sadomasochistic and included her intention to torture and castrate the analyst. The author demonstrates how the analyst's behavior, including countertransference contributions, assisted in shaping ...
Walsh Kerryann - - 2008
OBJECTIVE: To identify the influence of multiple case, teacher and school characteristics on Australian primary school teachers' propensity to detect and report child physical abuse and neglect using vignettes as short hypothetical cases. METHODS: A sample of 254 teachers completed a self-report questionnaire. They responded to a series of 32 ...
Lim Hyun Taek - - 2008
PURPOSE: To report four cases of hypotropic dissociated vertical deviation (DVD) and to describe the clinical features of this rare disorder accompanied by a literature review. DESIGN: Interventional case series and literature review. METHODS: Four consecutive cases of hypotropic DVD and results of a literature review are presented. Data regarding ...
Terlecki Ryan P - - 2008
This report discusses a rare case of nephrectomy for metastatic osteosarcoma, the first performed laparoscopically, and proposes such management as a standard of care. A 21-year-old woman with a history of metastatic osteosarcoma involving her right kidney was referred to our institution for evaluation. She was managed with a hand-assisted ...
de la Tabla Ducasse Victoria Ortiz - - 2008
We describe what we believe to be the first case of biliary sepsis caused by Acinetobacter ursingii. The patient was a healthy woman with no comorbidities who presented with choledocholithiasis and cholangitis. The performance of an endoscopic cholangiopancreatography was the trigger for A. ursingii bacteraemia. This report highlights the inadequacies ...
Cheung Yat W - - 2008
We report a patient born with a Holmes heart who was later diagnosed with pheochromocytoma in her teenage years. A review of the literature showed only two such cases reported. The findings of these two rare conditions simultaneously in several individuals is suggestive of an association.
Pannala Rahul - - 2008
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Autoimmune pancreatitis (AIP) is an increasingly recognized clinical condition. Our objective is to provide a concise review of the advances in the past year in our understanding of AIP. RECENT FINDINGS: In a hospital survey from Japan, the prevalence of AIP was estimated at 0.82 per 100,000 ...
Papanas N - - 2008
Case reports describe patient cases which are of particular interest due to their novelty and their potential message for clinical practice. While there are several types of case reports, originality and clinical implications constitute the main virtues by which case reports are judged. Defining the educational message and choosing the ...
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