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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. ...
Penido Norma de Oliveira Nde - - 2005
Out of the many forms of therapy for sudden deafness, some require hospitalization and present significant risks. AIM: This prospective study analyzes etiology and evolution in cases of sudden deafness (SD) where outpatient oral treatment was used. STUDY DESIGN: Clinical with transversal cohort. MATERIAL AND METHOD: Forty cases of sudden ...
Heemskerk J - - 2005
Tungiasis is an infection caused by infestation of Tunga Penetrans into the epidermis. Although, at the moment, presentation of this condition seems rare in Europe and Northern America, tungiasis is highly endemic in other parts of the world. We describe a case of Tunga Penetrans infection in the foot of ...
Aljabre Salih Hamad Mohamad - - 2005
Increased temperature and sweating are considered factors predisposing to pityriasis versicolor. In this case report, sparing of the vaults of the axillae which are naturally occluded and sweaty areas, in a patient with widespread lesions of pityriasis versicolor is discussed. It is the second observation in this regard and further ...
Abayev Boris - - 2005
An ulnar-to-median anastomosis in the forearm is a rare condition, but may be present in any electromyographic case. A thorough approach to this condition is required to avoid misinterpretation of the electrodiagnostic report and confusion during the test. Prior to concluding that an anomaly is present, technical reason should be ...
Petro Michelle - - 2005
Enterobius vermicularis has the broadest geographic range of any helminth and is the most common intestinal parasite seen in the primary care setting. Underappreciated is the fact that it is not always a benign disorder and could even cause life-threatening medical problems. Visualization of the actual worms during endoscopy is ...
Kato Y - - 2005
Cerebral aneurysms are treated by two methods: direct microsurgical clipping and endovascular coiling. Both are selected based on definite guidelines for clinicoradiological criteria as follows: Endovascular therapy comprising of GDC embolization, CSF wash-out with UK or TP A were performed in cases with Hunt and Kosnik grade 4 (GCS 7, ...
Nazir Zafar - - 2005
Necrotizing fasciitis (NF) is a potentially life-threatening infection of soft tissues. It is characterized by rapid spread of inflammation and infection with widespread necrosis of fascia, subcutaneous tissues, and overlying skin. NF is usually reported in adults with preexisting medical conditions or compromised immune system. It is rare in neonates, ...
Afeltra Antonella - - 2005
OBJECTIVES: To report a case of retroperitoneal fibrosis (RPF) in a patient with ankylosing spondylitis (AS) and to review the medical literature for similar cases to detect possible links between the 2 diseases. METHODS: The presentation, clinical course, diagnostic work-up, and treatment of our patient are described, and the English ...
Fleischer David - - 2005
Capsule endoscopy was conceived in the late 1980s by an electrico-optical engineer and first used in human beings clinically during the last 5 years. Already it has changed the management of small bowel diseases and is beginning to be used in the esophagus. Developments are under way to use the ...
Ni Y - - 2005
As an alternative to standard surgical resection for the treatment of malignant tumors, radiofrequency ablation (RFA) has rapidly evolved into the most popular minimally invasive therapy. To help readers gain the relevant background knowledge and to better understand the other reviews in this Feature Section on the clinical applications of ...
Kwah Y C - - 2005
Acute generalised exanthematous pustulosis (AGEP) is an adverse drug reaction that can occur in any age group. It is commonly mistaken as pustular psoriasis or cutaneous infection, resulting in unnecessary commencement of medications such as methotrexate and antibiotics that can cause harm to the patient or interact and adversely affect ...
Bertini Giovanna - - 2005
The problem of kernicterus in infants with bronze baby syndrome (BBS) has been reviewed on the basis of cases reported in the literature. In addition, a new case concerning an infant with severe Rh haemolytic disease, who presented with BBS and who has developed neurological manifestations of kernicterus with magnetic ...
Shehab Nadine - - 2005
Recurrent respiratory papillomatosis (RRP) is a rare but potentially severe disease caused by papillomavirus, most often types 6 and 11. The disease, which occurs in both juvenile and adult forms, is characterized by benign epithelial tumors of the airway that most frequently affect the larynx but can also spread along ...
Tsuchiya Kuniaki - - 2005
We investigated clinicopathologically four Japanese autopsy cases of diffuse neurofibrillary tangles with calcification (DNTC), which has been believed to be characterized by temporal or temporofrontal circumscribed lobar atrophy, and examined the distribution of their cerebral cortical lesions using hemisphere specimens. The lesions were classified into three categories (slight, moderate, and ...
Mishra Pravas - - 2005
Hb S and Hb E are globally common hemoglobinopathies. However, Hb SE double heterozygous state is uncommon, with only 25 cases reported so far in literature. We present two more cases. One presented with gallstones, and the other was asymptomatic. This type of disorder was previously described as a relatively ...
Shinjo Yukiko - - 2005
CONCLUSIONS: Hearing loss and equilibrium dysfunction have different etiologies in patients with large vestibular aqueduct syndrome. We suggest that all children with distal renal tubular acidosis (dRTA) should be subjected to an equilibrium study and audiological evaluation, as well as to a CT or MRI scan. OBJECTIVE: dRTA has been ...
Savastano Marina - - 2005
We report the case of a young male patient with ankylosing spondylitis treated with sulphasalazine who developed bilateral sensorineural hearing loss with tinnitus. Discontinuation of sulphasalazine led to complete resolution of tinnitus and an improvement in hearing loss. We discuss the features of this case and also review the relevant ...
Rosen Seth A - - 2005
Although significant work has been presented on this subject in pediatric, infectious disease, and epidemiologic literature, there is a noteworthy lack of information on Escherichia coli O157:H7 in any surgical journals. As this disease can present with signs and symptoms often ascribed to the acute abdomen, it is imperative that ...
Westhorpe R N - - 2005
BACKGROUND: Bronchospasm in association with anaesthesia may appear as an entity in its own right or be a component of another problem such as anaphylaxis. It may present with expiratory wheeze, prolonged exhalation or, in severe cases, complete silence on auscultation. OBJECTIVES: To examine the role of a previously described ...
Diaz-Guzman Enrique - - 2005
Transudative chylothorax is a rare entity that has been associated with a limited range of clinical settings. To date, transudative chylothoraces have been described in only 13 patients, most commonly as a result of hepatic cirrhosis. Recognition of the transudative nature of these effusions is important to avoid unnecessary diagnostic ...
Romano Clara - - 2005
Nine cases of tinea genitalis observed in Siena and Terni (Italy) between 1988 and 2003 are reported because of their infrequency. The patients were males ranging in age from 23 to 45 years. The lesions, situated on the penis, glans and scrotum, were preceded by dermatophytosis in other sites (groin ...
Chronister Connie L - - 2005
BACKGROUND: Leber's hereditary optic neuropathy (LHON) is a bilateral optic neuropathy of mitochondrial inheritance that produces significant painless, central vision loss and dyschromatopsia. LHON usually occurs in young males between the ages of 15 and 30 years and manifests an episode of subacute or acute vision loss in one eye, ...
Juray Rita M - - 2005
Unsupervised overexercise in the prison population can lead to exertional rhabdomyolysis, a condition that can lead to kidney damage and/or failure. Knowledge deficit of the risk from this activity will be addressed. Signs and symptoms of rhabdomyolysis and its sequelae will be presented along with a case study. Inter-departmental responsibilities ...
Carmona Sergio - - 2005
We present four patients who suffered from recurrent vertigo crises, which in most cases lasted hours or even days. In all of them the coincident finding was the presence of vascular compression of the brainstem (mainly vertebral dolichoectasia). Given the fact that the vertigo was always episodic and in that ...
Chang Chih-Po - - 2005
We present the case of a 40-year-old woman who had a flesh-colored asymptomatic plaque-like lesion above her chin since she was 30 years old. She was generally healthy and physical examination revealed no congenital abnormalities. Histopathology revealed a normal epidermal surface, mature striated muscle fibers arranged randomly within the dermis, ...
Chiu O - - 2005
Hepatic angiosarcoma is a rare vascular neoplasm which occurs typically in men aged between 50 and 70 years. The cause is unknown but previous studies have linked several carcinogens to its pathogenesis. A case of advanced multifocal hepatic angiosarcoma with splenic metastasis is presented with brief discussion of the clinical ...
Babin J - - 2005
We are reporting a case of arterial hypertension in a young woman who had an atrophic kidney with a cortical groove and histological features of the Ask-Upmark kidney. Her hypertension was renin dependent and the patient was cured following nephrectomy. Controversy on the pathogenesis of this clinical entity is briefly ...
Kumar Veena V - - 2005
To emphasize the utility of office-based transnasal esophagoscopy (TNE) in the evaluation of patients with swallowing complaints, we present 2 case reports and a review of the literature. The 2 patients both presented with complaints of chronic dysphagia, globus sensation, and a sensation of "food sticking" with swallowing. The patients ...
Jason Leonard A - - 2005
Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is an important condition confronting patients, clinicians, and researchers. This article provides information concerning the need for appropriate diagnosis of CFS subtypes. We first review findings suggesting that CFS is best conceptualized as a separate diagnostic entity rather than as part of a unitary model of ...
Rossi F - - 2005
AIM: The aim of this paper was to investigate the prevalence and sports distribution in athletes. METHODS: Six hundred and fifty radiographs of athletes affected by tenderness and exertional pain in the region of the Achilles tendon, were observed over a period of 30 years. The clinical and diagnostic imaging ...
Hussein Mahmoud R - - 2005
Rhinosporidiosis is an infection caused by Rhinosporidium seeberi that frequently presents as a polypoidal nasal lesions. Here, we report the first indigenous case of tumoral rhinosporidiosis in Egypt. In this case, a 25-year-old male patient from a rural background of Assuit City presented with epistaxis and a nasal polyp. The ...
Karadenizli Aynur - - 2005
Tularaemia was diagnosed by TaqMan RT-PCR and microagglutination tests in 5 patients, all from a new settlement constructed after the earthquake of 1999. During the follow-up, 129 more cases were found in this settlement (data from the local Health Care Authority). In this study, clinical features of 5 cases are ...
High Whitney A - - 2005
Epidermolytic hyperkeratosis (EHK) is a distinct pathologic entity that may present as a generalized congenital disorder. A localized form occurring only upon the female genitalia may not be well appreciated by clinicians dealing with women. EHK of the female genitalia is a rare diagnosis, with just 6 cases reported within ...
Coulston J - - 2005
Clarithromycin is a commonly used advanced generation macrolide. This case study reviews a case of an 81 year old woman who developed sensorineural deafness in the right ear after the start of low dose oral clarithromycin for an infective exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Despite cessation of this drug ...
Dhami Mandeep K - - 2005
Judges are afforded considerable discretion in decision-making. Through their exercise of discretion, judges construct society's notion of crime and justice. This study examined 61 lay judges' bail decision-making in the English criminal justice system. The law states that in particular cases decisions to grant bail or remand in custody should ...
Narayan Jeena - - 2005
Eosinophilic angiocentric fibrosis (EAF) is a rare specific inflammatory condition that affects the nose and upper airways and is characterized by distinctive histopathologic features. We report the clinical, histopathologic, and radiologic features of EAF in an elderly woman who presented to us with complete stenosis of the left nostril, nasal ...
Baskan Emel Bulbul - - 2005
Localized unilateral hyperhidrosis (LUH) is an uncommon but well-defined special form of localized hyperhidrosis with diverse causes. It often occurs within a sharply demarcated area on the face or upper extremities. Here, we report a case of LUH in a 16-year-old male with neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) and review related ...
Almanaseer Yassar - - 2005
Aneurysmal dilatation of saphenous vein graft (SVG), first reported in 1975, is secondary to true aneurysm or pseudoaneurysm. We report 1 case and review 107 cases published since 1975. Severe SVG dilatations are large (6 +/- 3 cm), occur remote from surgery (12 +/- 4 years) and are life threatening, ...
Riveros Claudia Jimena Perafán - - 2004
BACKGROUND: Cutis laxa is an uncommon entity characterized by laxity of the skin, which hangs in loose folds, producing the appearance of premature aging. It can be subdivided into congenital and acquired. This latter variant is rare and the skin involvement varies from generalized to localized. We report a case ...
Anochie Ifeoma C - - 2004
We report a case of bilateral renal vein thrombosis in a neonate, and reviewed available literature. The neonate was a macrosomic male born to a mother with glycosuria in pregnancy. There was delay in commencing breasttfeeding for up to 36 hours due to lack of lactation by themother. Clinical and ...
Roos T C - - 2004
We report the first case of a tinea corporis with partly profound lesions in a 13-year-old girl on her arms, legs and trunk due to Trichophyton schoenleinii but without any lesion on scalp and hair. Moreover, this is the first case of an infection with Trichophyton schoenleinii in Germany since ...
Reinders Jonathan - - 2004
OBJECTIVES: Myocarditis and cardiomyopathy are rarely reported complications of clozapine treatment. The incidence of clozapine-related myocarditis has been variably reported at between 0.03% and 0.19% of initiations and cardiomyopathy has been reported even less commonly. In our Brisbane-based service, nine of 94 patients initiated on clozapine over the previous 3 ...
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