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Dogru Salim - - 2006
Juvenile spring eruption is a photodermatosis characterized by the development of papules and vesicles on the light-exposed helix of the ears after sun exposure, usually in the springtime. It mainly affects boys and young male adults, and has a tendency to occur in the form of small epidemics. We report ...
Al-Mutairi Nawaf - - 2006
BACKGROUND: Milia en plaque (MEP) is a rare form of milia. Only 25 cases of this rare condition have been reported to date (MEDLINE search). Only one previous case of MEP has been treated with electrodesiccation. OBJECTIVE: To report a new case of this rare condition and present the outcome ...
Negrin Arianna - - 2006
Cerebellar degeneration (abiotrophy) (CD) is a spontaneous and accelerated degeneration of one or several mature cerebellar neuronal cell populations and has been described in many domestic animals, especially in dogs, with numerous breed-related cases. In cats, CD is mentioned as a rare sporadic entity. Late onset CDs are exceptionally uncommon ...
Oliveira Pedro Dantas - - 2006
Herpes zoster affects 10-20% of the general population. Motor complications sometimes occur in the segments corresponding to the involved sensory dermatomes causing abdominal wall pseudohernias. We present a case of a 57-year-old woman with herpes zoster characteristical rash following T11-T12 right dermatomes. Ten days after dermatologic manifestations onset, she had ...
Jain Deepali - - 2006
Necrotizing fasciitis is most often associated with bacterial infections. Zygomycosis is an uncommon infection causing necrotizing fasciitis. We report 18 such cases of zygomycotic necrotizing fasciitis, of these, 15 were immunocompetent. Of the eight cases cultured, five were positive for Apophysomyces elegans. A retrospective case review conducted at a tertiary ...
Teoh A Y B - - 2006
Chromobacterium violaceum rarely causes infection in humans and its mechanism of pathogenicity is not well understood. Human infection carries a high mortality rate with a fulminating clinical progression. A high index of suspicion is required for diagnosis, and is based on recovering the organisms from blood cultures or other appropriate ...
Humphrey C Scott - - 2006
We present what we think is the first documented occurrence of osteonecrosis of the capitate in a skeletally immature patient. Atraumatic osteonecrosis of the capitate is rare, and all reported cases have occurred in adults. Our pediatric patient was treated with observation and limited immobilization. He achieved a full recovery ...
Price Eroston A - - 2006
Subcutaneous injections of inert or quasi-inert plastic material designed to smooth out wrinkled skin or to create a more esthetically sought appearance have become very popular with the American public in general, and, in particular, with certain groups highly focused on their physical image. The case of the injection procedure ...
Chonlahan Jennifer - - 2006
A 61-year-old Caucasian woman receiving long-term anticoagulation with warfarin for recurrent thromboembolism and atrial fibrillation was found to have an elevated international normalized ratio (INR) after she started leflunomide therapy for rheumatoid arthritis. Her INR had been stable for 4 months before this event. The patient required an overall decrease ...
Braga Bruno P - - 2006
Cavernous malformations of the brainstem (CMB) occur less commonly in children than in adults. Their appearance is even rarer in infants, with only five cases reported in the literature. The authors report two additional cases in which giant CMBs were diagnosed in two infants, one when the patient was 1 ...
García Muret M Pilar - - 2006
Four patients presenting a peculiar clinical variant of erythema annulare centrifugum are reported. The lesions were clinically and histopathologically indistinguishable from classic superficial erythema annulare centrifugum but constant annual and seasonal recurrences for many years or decades were observed. No clear precipitating factor could be identified. No associated symptoms were ...
Min Hye Sook - - 2006
Large cell/anaplastic (LC/A) medulloblastoma (MB) is a recently recognized variant of medulloblastoma known to be associated with an advanced stage and a poor prognosis. Although Eberhart et al. suggested histopathologic grading of medulloblastoma in 2002, no consensus has been reached in terms of determining the criteria of an LC/A variant, ...
Gamm David M - - 2006
PURPOSE: This study was designed to report a case of biopsy-proven mucous membrane pemphigoid with severe bronchial involvement in a young woman. METHODS: Case report of a 17-year-old girl who presented with worsening dyspnea, skin rash, and bilateral ocular injection, symblepharon, and fornix foreshortening. Conjunctival, skin, and bronchial biopsies were ...
Bakhtar Omid - - 2006
Postmortem dissection of the 18-week male conceptus, product of intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI), demonstrated the hallmark findings of sirenomelia. The lower legs were fused and the left knee was rotated medially. Internal organs showed hypoplastic lungs, a multicystic kidney, and unilateral ureteral hypoplasia. The vitelline artery was absorbed, in a ...
Neves Fabricio de Souza Fde - - 2007
One patient with dermatomyositis (DM) who developed spontaneous pneumomediastinum (SPnM) is described. A review of 15 previously reported cases shows that this is a complication of DM but not of polymyositis. It occurs in young patients with recent onset of disease characterized by cutaneous vasculopathy, and patients treated with immunosuppressive ...
Tinmouth Jill - - 2006
BACKGROUND & AIMS: In 2003, a sharp increase in cases of lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) caused by Chlamydia trachomatis in men who have sex with men was reported in Europe and, recently, cases of LGV have been reported in North America. METHODS: We reviewed 3 cases of LGV proctitis recently diagnosed ...
Achinger Steven G - - 2006
Dysnatremias are a common clinical entity that are often associated with poor outcomes. This review takes a case study approach to understand how dysnatremias can result in devastating neurologic consequences. Concrete guidelines are provided for prevention, early recognition and treatment along with a discussion of how urinary electrolytes and osmolality ...
Mazokopakis Elias - - 2006
Eosinophilic gastroenteritis is a rare heterogeneous disorder of undetermined etiology that is characterized by eosinophilic infiltration of the gastrointestinal tissues and various clinical manifestations. We report an uncommon case of eosinophilic gastroenteritis involving a patient with a short history of mild upper abdominal pain, severe peripheral eosinophilia (absolute eosinophil count ...
Levavi Hanoch - - 2006
PURPOSE: To describe a case of bilateral labial edema in an adolescent patient and review the literature on this rare occurrence. MATERIAL: A 16-year-old girl was treated for widespread genital condyloma acuminata with CO(2) laser under general anesthesia and local lidocaine injections. Severe bilateral labial edema occurred after 48 hours. ...
Poblet Enrique - - 2006
BACKGROUND: Frontal fibrosing alopecia (FFA) is an acquired scarring alopecia currently considered a clinical variant of lichen planopilaris (LPP). Our purpose was to examine the clinicopathological features of FFA. In addition, we investigated the similarities and differences between FFA and LPP. METHODS: Biopsies from the scalp lesions of eight patients ...
Harissi-Dagher Mona - - 2006
In India and Southeast Asia, rhinosporidiosis is a common infectious disease, but it has rarely been reported in western countries. Infrequently, isolated ocular rhinosporidial infections have been reported, but to our knowledge, there are no reported cases in Canada. Two cases of rhinosporidiosis have been recently diagnosed and managed at ...
Alper Fatih - - 2006
PURPOSE: Dysphagia lusoria (DL) is described in the literature as difficulty in swallowing caused by vascular abnormalities. The most common cause is an aberrant right subclavian artery (SCA) which passes behind the esophagus and is also called arteria lusoria (AL). Our aim was to demonstrate the use of multidetector computed ...
Vakis A - - 2006
Hemiballism is a rare movement disorder which is due to lesion or malfunction of the subthalamic nucleus (STN) and its connections, according to various neurophysiological data. Various causes of this condition have been described, usually related to basal ganglia dysfunction. There are only three references in the literature of traumatic ...
Suri Rajeev - - 2006
We report on a series of 10 consecutive cases of superficial femoral and popliteal artery atherectomy with the SilverHawk device, carried out for the treatment of peripheral vascular atherosclerosis. All cases were done with the use of a distal embolic protection device. Debris were retrieved in the filter in each ...
Haggis P - - 2006
Compartment syndrome is a rare complication of total knee arthroplasty that requires early recognition and prompt decompression in order to prevent long-term disability. We have found only one previous case report in the literature. We present a series of seven cases from four hospitals and five surgeons. Six of the ...
Small Bruce W - - 2006
Excellence in restorative dentistry requires teamwork between the patient, dentist, and laboratory technician. This can occur only when there is mutual trust and respect. Many years ago (and in some cases still today), the technician was denigrated and also blamed for the lack of excellence in fit, occlusion, and shade. ...
Khanani Muhammad Faisal - - 2006
Pilomyxoid astrocytoma (PMA), a recently described variant of low-grade astrocytoma is associated with a high rate of recurrence and a propensity for CSF seeding. While cases of PMA have been reported in infants and young children, there has been no report of PMA in patients with neurofibromatosis. The first reportable ...
Clarkson Priscilla M - - 2006
INTRODUCTION: Exertional rhabdomyolysis has been well characterized, and many case reports exist. No cases of exertional rhabdomyolysis in young healthy children (preteen) have been published. CASE SUMMARY: Reviewed were the medical records of a 12-yr-old boy who participated in an indoor physical education class where excessive (>250) repetitive squat jumps ...
Chang Hee Jin - - 2006
Mesenchymal hamartoma (MH) of the liver is an uncommon benign lesion related to ductal plate malformation. It is usually cystic and mainly composed of myxoid mesenchymal tissue with tortuous or cystic bile ducts. In order to characterize the clinicopathological features of MH, the Korean Gastrointestinal Pathology Study Group collected a ...
Yildirim Y - - 2006
To report on possible adverse interaction between capecitabine and warfarin in a patient with cancer, who developed subconjunctival and nose bleeding during treatment with these drugs and review of the previously reported five cases in the literature. In the second week of capecitabine treatment the patient was hospitalized owing to ...
Adiga Giridhar U - - 2006
Adverse drug reactions are common and contribute to significant mortality and morbidity. We report a case study of an elderly woman who manifested with uncommon reversible renal tubular defects following the use of escitalopram. She was initially seen for worsening symptoms of depression and started on escitalopram in addition to ...
Sobieszczyk Slawomir - - 2006
BACKGROUND: This paper presents an analysis of 25 patient cases in which recombinant factor VIIa was used in the management of postpartum hemorrhage, including severe and/or life-threatening bleeds. Anecdotal experiences in the empirical use of this agent are described and dosing regimens, effects on bleeding, and safety data are presented. ...
Martins W D - - 2006
Summary. Background. This report describes the case of a patient with focal epithelial hyperplasia (FEH), a rare but distinctive entity of viral aetiology with characteristic clinical and histopathological features. Case report. The condition is usually seen in children and adolescents of American Indian and Eskimo background. Surgical removal of papillomatous ...
Rodway George W - - 2006
Despite the presence of a number of anecdotal reports in the mountaineering literature, mucociliary dysfunction at high altitude has received little scientific attention. However, the dry, cold, thin air at high altitude has the potential to undermine normal mucociliary function. This seems increasingly likely in mountaineers who also experience dehydration, ...
Gallardo Mark J - - 2006
PURPOSE: To report cases of ocular argyrosis that developed after long-term self-application of commercially available eyelash tint. DESIGN: Observational case series. METHODS: Case review, clinicopathologic analysis, and literature review. RESULTS: Three patients developed ocular argyrosis after the long-term self-application of Revlon Professional Roux Lash and Brow Tint (Colomer USA Corp, ...
Luck Peter - - 2006
Evidence exists that when a person is required to position him/herself to the right or left of another during a face-to-face encounter, the orientation chosen is influenced by the biases of visual attention. It is also known that such attentive biases may be disturbed in states of anxiety and depression. ...
Frei Andreas - - 2006
BACKGROUND: Single homicide committed by women is rare. Serial killing is very infrequent, and the perpetrators are usually white, intelligent males with sadistic tendencies. Serial killing by women has, however, also been described. AIM: To conduct a review of published literature on female serial killers and consider its usefulness in ...
Kairi-Vassilatou E - - 2006
Vascular lesions comprise benign and malignant neoplasms as well as non-neoplastic conditions that may be located in various sites but only rarely in the pelvis or the retroperitoneum. In our study we describe five diverse and unusual cases of vascular lesions of the pelvis, retroperitoneum and colon in female patients: ...
Sajith J - - 2006
Extrapontine myelinolysis presenting with extra pyramidal features suggestive of parkinsonism may be a challenging clinical syndrome. Clinicians should maintain their vigilance while correcting electrolyte imbalances, especially with associated co-morbidity. A 41-year-old woman presented with acute parkinsonism like features while on a holiday. This followed slow correction of hyponatraemia after repeated ...
Martín-García Rafael F - - 2006
A 43-year-old woman presented with a recurrent and remitting eruption of reddish-brown papules in the sun-exposed areas of the arms and forearms that had been present for 2 years. Results of a histopathologic examination revealed syringoma. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first case report of syringomas ...
Martens Vanessa E G - - 2006
Research with adults has shown that the distortion of visual word features, and in particular of the multiletter features within words, hampers word recognition. In this study, "CaSe MiXiNg" was employed to examine the effect of disrupting visual word features on the acquisition of orthographic knowledge in children. During the ...
Lee T C - - 2005
We report here on a newborn infant who initially presented with a history of gastroschisis, abdominal distension, and jaundice. Further studies revealed that the child had findings consistent with extrahepatic biliary atresia (EHBA). The child later developed hepatic failure and subsequently expired. The purpose of this case report is to ...
Kelly Martina - - 2005
INTRODUCTION: This case is reported to inform physicians of a case of amoxicillin/clavulanate potassium use in a patient taking warfarin and the subsequent alteration (prolongation) in the international normalized ratio (INR) that resulted in the formation of a rectus sheath hematoma (RSH). CASE SUMMARY: A 75-year-old man receiving long-term warfarin ...
Yang Michele L - - 2005
PURPOSE: Infantile masturbation (gratification behavior) is not commonly identified as a cause of recurrent paroxysmal movements. Extensive and fruitless investigations may be pursued before establishing this diagnosis. Sparse literature is available regarding masturbatory behavior as a whole, but literature available as case reports describes common features. The purpose of this ...
Okulate Gbenga T - - 2005
The study involves 204 cases of interpersonal assault reported to the police during a period of 1 year. The patterns of domestic violence and community violence involving friends, neighbors, and strangers are described. The most common type of violence reported to the police is community interpersonal violence in which victims ...
Isenhardt K - - 2005
Cerebrotendinous xanthomathosis (CTX) is a rare autosomal-recessively transmitted disease of the lipid storage system with an array of general and neurological symptoms, based on the pathological storage of cholestanol and cholesterol. The histologic manifestations are foamy cell granulomata and cholesterol crystals within various tissues, associated with a loss of both ...
Makama J G - - 2005
BACKGROUND: Necrotizing fasciitis of the external genitalia is not common in children, and is particularly unusual after circumcision. METHOD: A case report of necrotizing fasciitis of the external genitalia in a one month old boy with discussion of relevant literature. RESULT: A one-month-old boy presented with necrotizing fasciitis of the ...
Azizi Zainal Ariffin - - 2005
Bacterial arteritis is relatively uncommon and management of this condition, which carries high morbidity and mortality, is difficult and time-consuming. Common organisms implicated include Salmonella and Staphylococcus. Arteritis as a result of infection by Burkholderia pseudomallei (formerly Pseudomonas pseudomallei) has been rarely reported in the English literature. This organism, which ...
Rodríguez Alfonso Vargas - - 2005
Musician's focal dystonia is a motor dysfunction that appears in artists after years of repetitive and fine movements during performance. This is the condition most feared by musicians because it leads to difficulties in controlling movements, which can interrupt or terminate their careers. It is characterized by the onset of ...
George A T - - 2006
Though milky nipple discharge is frequently seen in neonates, blood stained discharge from the nipple is an exceptionally rare phenomenon. We noted a case of a three-month-old baby girl who presented with bilateral blood stained nipple discharge without signs of inflammation; engorgement or hypertrophy and which subsided without any intervention. ...
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