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Onwuanyi O - - 1993
One case of chronic intussusception (ileo-ileo colic) is reported. A seven and a half year old male had presented with colicky abdominal pain, vomiting, a palpable abdominal mass, infrequent passage of mucus or blood with stools and weight loss over a period of six weeks. There was delay in diagnosis ...
Bamgboye E L - - 1993
The Dialysis Centre at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital was established in November 1981 as the first unit in West Africa to undertake chronic hemodialysis treatment. More than 500 patients have been managed in the center since then. Of these, 175 were cases of acute renal failure. The causes and ...
Su M S - - 1993
We report a case of the unusual panencephalopathic type of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) in Taiwan. This 59-year-old woman presented in 1983 with typical clinical manifestations of CJD and died 16 months later. Postmortem examination revealed severe neuronal loss, spongiosis and gliosis extensively in cerebral cortex and striatum as well as ...
Piattelli A - - 1992
Extensive calcification of the pulp is a pathologic condition that occurs as an answer to various factors (trauma, caries, periodontal disease). The increase in the amount of calcification may lead to partial or complete radiographic, but not microscopic, obliteration of the pulp chamber and root canals. Complete calcific degeneration (pulpal ...
Laird M - - 1992
Now reported as parasitizing the ovaries of female Aedes albopictus on Kabeshima (33.33N x 129.53E), Coelomomyces stegomyiae var. stegomyiae had been found earlier in larvae of this mosquito on Mikura-jima (33.53N x 139.35E). These findings from 2 widely separated little Japanese islands constitute the parasite's most northerly records to date. ...
Wu C L - - 1992
We report on a 47-year-old female patient with Sheehan's syndrome who developed delayed-onset dystonia following recovery from central pontine myelinolysis. The dystonia was observed in the head, neck and limbs during active movement. MRI scan demonstrated a discrete lesion in the central pons without involving the basal ganglia. The action ...
Putnam P E - - 1992
Hoarseness is not generally appreciated to be a manifestation of pediatric gastroesophageal reflux. We describe a case in which treatment of well-documented gastroesophageal reflux and esophagitis in a young girl with hoarseness and nocturnal cough led to resolution of these symptoms. Possible pathogenetic mechanisms and the difficulty in associating hoarseness ...
Nikolaou A - - 1992
One hundred and sixty-five cases of different kind of ossiculoplasty in patients suffering from chronic middle ear disease were performed at the ENT department of Papanikolaou Hospital in Thessaloniki, Greece, during the years 1988-1990. There were 40 cases of incus transposition, 47 cases in which polyethylene TORPs and PORPs were ...
Vial T - - 1992
OBJECTIVE: To describe the clinical features of serum sickness-like diseases (SSLD) in cefaclor-treated patients. DESIGN: Analysis of a case series spontaneously reported to Lyons Pharmacovigilance Center. SETTING: General and hospital practitioners and the French Network of Regional Pharmacovigilance Centers (FNRPC). PATIENTS: All reported cases with a possible causative relationship between ...
Yagi S - - 1992
We report here a case of a patient with subacute sclerosing panencephalitis (SSPE) and we have analyzed periodic events using dipole tracing methods to clarify the origin of periodic synchronous discharges and myoclonus. Both source generators were located in the subcortical part of the cerebrum, an area adjacent to the ...
Maisel R H - - 1992
Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (UPPP) has become an accepted method for treating obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), with a reported success rate as high as 77%, depending upon inclusionary and outcome criteria. The authors reviewed the records of 90 patients with moderately severe OSA (apnea plus hypopnea index [AHI] greater than 20) who underwent ...
Karim N - - 1992
This paper describes the first Malaysian case of oesophagostomiasis. The patient was an 8-year-old Malay boy who presented to Ipoh General Hospital, Perak with abdominal pain and weight loss. Examination revealed multiple cavitated pseudotumours of the colon. A hemicolectomy was performed. Examination of the lesions revealed Oesophagostomum worms in the ...
Whyman R A - - 1992
A case of hemifacial atrophy in a 10-year-old boy is described. The presentation in this patient is unusual because the lesion is extremely localized, and the abnormalities of teeth in the affected region are more severe than previously recorded. Alternative diagnoses are considered, and the results of a computed tomographic ...
Farid L S - - 1992
This is a study on hepatic schistosomiasis including twenty eight cases, diagnosed over nine years period in a district general hospital in Kuwait. The clinical and histological picture in relation to the type of parasite is reviewed and the role played by S. haematobium species in the pathogenesis of liver ...
Chetchotisakd P - - 1992
We have reported four cases of human pythiosis arteritis from Srinagarind Hospital, Khon Kaen, Thailand. This unusual human infection occurring perhaps exclusively in thalassemia and hemoglobinopathy patients, should be noted by physicians, who work in areas with a high incidence of hemoglobinopathy, and for patients who present with unexplained arterial ...
Rapoport A M - - 1992
Making an accurate headache diagnosis is important, and most medical personnel believe that they can do it properly. Until 1988, the diagnostic schema of the Ad Hoc Committee had been used, but it was found to be vague and too general. The operational criteria proposed by the Classification Committee of ...
Tselentis Y - - 1992
Cases of murine typhus were described in Chalkis, capital town of the island Evia in Greece. In the present work a prospective study on murine typhus was carried out in Chalkis General Hospital in 1985, is presented. During this year 49 cases, serologically confirmed using indirect fluorescence assay, were diagnosed. ...
Uehlinger C - - 1992
Two cases of alopecia observed during treatment with lithium and valproate are described, and the recent literature on this subject is reviewed. Our clinical observations confirm earlier reports. These toxic alopecias are characterized by a diffuse but rarely total hair loss. After stopping medication, the hair grows back generally and ...
Waƛkiewicz J - - 1992
A total of 763 seafarers were selected at random for the examinations. Their number represented 9.82% of the total employed. About 86.63% of them were examined. Another group examined were 202 college undergraduates--all the undergraduates of the second year of studies. The average age of seafarers was 41.14 +/- 8.84 ...
Jani S - - 1992
This study examined the indicators of possible presence of Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy (MSBP) in pediatric inpatients discharged against-medical-advice (AMA), in cases transferred to another hospital, and in regular discharges. In a two-year period, there were fourteen AMA discharges and twenty-four transfer cases. These were compared to a randomly selected ...
Bell D S - - 1992
Ultra-STAR (Ultrasound Structured Attribute Reporting) allows a sonographer to record reports using a hierarchic standardized vocabulary. Reports are constructed interactively by using checkboxes and radio buttons in a graphical user interface to select concepts from the vocabulary. Concepts are presented in small windows that open when needed to record further ...
Sujansky W - - 1992
We have developed a system to provide case-specific explanations for SQL query results. The explanation facility, called SQLX, is intended to improve user acceptance of clinical rules that are encoded in the SQL query language and are triggered by updates to a relational database. Our design goal is to combine ...
Kallenberg C G - - 1992
Raynaud's phenomenon (RP) is seen in 5-10% of the population and generally follows an indolent course. In some cases it may be the first sign of a connective tissue disease (CTD). In patients referred to the clinician because of their RP, obviously the more severe cases, CTD, in particular scleroderma, ...
Quaranta A - - 1992
The stapes of 6 patients with stapedial otosclerosis was found to contain fungus hyphae (Candida) in the sectioned specimens. The footplate of all cases and the head of the stapes in 2 of the cases revealed single or multiple erosion cavities containing numerous thin branching PAS-positive fungus hyphae with swollen ...
Nakamura J - - 1991
We present here three cases of respiratory dyskinesia (RD). RD was observed with a video recording and other recordings were made of a respiratory airflow with a thermistor, and abdominal movement with a strain gauge. Neurological findings and CT scanning indicated marked organic changes in the brain in these 3 ...
Volkmar F R - - 1991
OBJECTIVE: In the last several decades, considerable evidence has suggested that autism and schizophrenia are unrelated. However, recent reports have suggested that individuals with autism may be at greater risk for schizophrenia and that the conditions may be more closely related than generally believed. METHOD: The authors examined detailed case ...
Berry M G - - 1991
The aim of this study was to assess the amount of day case surgery and potential day case surgery being performed in the main theatre block of a District General Hospital, which had a thriving Day Case Unit. Our results revealed that as well as large numbers of potential day ...
Barker G K - - 1991
This paper presents two case reports of failed suction termination of first trimester pregnancies which occurred at Geelong Hospital over a short period of time and thus drew our attention to this very difficult problem. The international experience with such failed terminations is then reviewed, with discussion of the recognized ...
Massey B T - - 1991
We evaluated a computerized report-generating system using voice recognition technology (EndoSpeak) for producing therapeutic ERCP reports. For 30 consecutive ERCP cases, reports using both EndoSpeak and standard dictation were generated at the end of the procedure. The cases were scored for overall difficulty and the number of component procedures performed. ...
Barr D G - - 1991
Tyrosinaemia type II was diagnosed in a boy with failure to thrive and in his sister on neonatal screening. On diet the outcome, at 12 and 10 years respectively, has been excellent in respect of oculocutaneous sequelae, growth, and psychomotor development, contrasting with the generally unfavourable outcome in most reported ...
Murchison J - - 1991
As part of a large clinical and epidemiological study of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), we examined the hospital case records of a sample (255) of the 1257 patients aged 0-20 years, recorded in Scottish Hospital In-Patient Statistics (SHIPS) for 1968-1983 as Crohn's disease (CD) or ulcerative colitis (UC). The coded ...
Kahn H - - 1991
Up to 37% of cases of generalized primary and secondary amyloidosis demonstrate lymph node involvement. Lymph node involvement as the presenting feature of generalized amyloidosis is uncommon. Isolated lymph node amyloidosis (that is, with no extranodal amyloidosis) is exceedingly rare; review of the literature reveals only two reported cases. A ...
De Keyser F - - 1991
An increase of the basic atrial pacing rate from a preset value of 70 beats/min up to 91 beats/min was recorded in a patient with an external bipolar dual chamber pacing system. This observation could be explained by the occurrence of crosstalk; this specific manifestation of crosstalk was the result ...
Meiswinkel R - - 1991
Culicoides (Avaritia) miombo sp. nov. is described and illustrated from both sexes collected in northern Malawi. Two references in the literature have previously referred to this new species as either C. brosseti Vattier & Adam or C. imicola Kieffer. A further 4 references are discussed that most likely deal with ...
Coons P M - - 1991
In this article I have addressed the possibility of iatrogenesis and/or malingering of MPD in 19 individuals who were charged with homicide. Due to the fragmentary nature of most of these case reports, it is not possible to state definitively who had genuine MPD and who did not. There is ...
Bruyn G W - - 1991
A large kindred, in which either Leber's hereditary optic atrophy, or a hereditary spastic dystonia, or a combination of both manifested over many generations was restudied after the first report on it in 1964. NMR scans revealed bilateral, and, in two patients with hemidystonia, unilateral necrosis with shrinkage of the ...
Eanes W C - - 1991
The purpose of this paper is to review the considerations of the dentist for the diagnosis of the patient who presents in his office saying, "I can't open my mouth, Doc." This condition is commonly referred to as trismus, or acute onset of limited mandibular opening. The causes of limited ...
Costa G - - 1991
This is the first report of the myxosporean Ortholinea orientalis from Atlantic herring Clupea harrengus. It infects the kidney tubules and previously was known from Pacific herring Clupea pallasii and navaga Eleginus navaga in the White Sea and North Pacific Ocean. This is also the first report of the coccidian ...
Adoni A - - 1991
The generally accepted indications for removal of an intra-abdominal intrauterine device (IUD) are: a) a closed variety of IUD, b) medicated IUDs with copper or hormone release, and c) a medico-legal or psychological problem. A perforated IUD can be left in the peritoneal cavity if it is made of non-irritating ...
Tison F X - - 1991
This report describes a case of central pontine myelinolysis occurring after a rapid correction of profound hyponatremia. Delayed-onset generalized dystonia and choreoathetosis then appeared. A small pontine myelinolysis was demonstrated by magnetic resonance images, but striatal myelinolysis could not be established. Aspects of movement disorders associated with the osmotic demyelination ...
Mukherjee A K - - 1991
The completeness and accuracy of Hospital Activity Analysis (HAA) and Regional Cancer Registry (RCR) records were investigated in a series of 868 histologically reviewed cases in which primary ovarian neoplasms had been diagnosed according to one or more of seven data sources including HAA and RCR. All the women concerned ...
Mascaro M L - - 1991
Over the past decade more than 1,000 "DES daughters" have filed lawsuits against the manufacturers of DES, alleging that their in utero exposure to the drug caused various reproductive tract abnormalities, including cancer. Plaintiffs now allege that their grandmothers' use of DES during pregnancy caused genetic damage leading to cancer ...
Curfs L M - - 1991
In this paper we review the data on intelligence in fra(X) males reported up to now in the literature, with special attention to its evolution with age. The available data suggest a decline in intellectual functioning in relation to age. These findings, however, should be interpreted with caution because of ...
Roitman R - - 1990
The presentation in the literature of the anatomy of the human otic ganglion (OG) has not varied much over the past three quarters of a century. Precise, similar descriptions of its size, color, shape, and relation with neighboring structures are portrayed in numerous textbooks and articles. We have carried out ...
Wiechers D - - 1990
SFEMG can be used to follow the course of reinnervation. The parameters of fiber density, mean jitter and percent blocking must each be followed and related to the type of injury to determine the stage of reinnervation. The few reported cases in the literature of SFEMG recordings followed over time ...
Dietz F R - - 1990
Reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD) is an uncommonly reported entity in children. This paper reports five cases of RSD in children and summarizes 80 cases of pediatric RSD reported in the literature. The diagnosis is based on the clinical findings of pain, dysesthesia, and autonomic instability. Tache cérébrale, not previously described ...
Peters J D - - 1990
Twelve cases of adult anisomelia were treated with closed intramedullary femoral shortening. Follow-up was conducted at regular intervals until the osteotomy healed. This study reviewed hospital and office records, preoperative and postoperative roentgenograms, and telephone interviews of all patients. An average femoral shortening of 3.7 cm was attained; significant complications ...
Piette J - - 1990
To determine whether locus of AIDS case management affects the content of this service, a survey of case managers in 42 major American cities was conducted. One hundred seventy-one case managers working in both public hospitals and community-based organizations (CBOs) responded. Hospital case managers were substantially more likely to report ...
Flax S H - - 1990
A twenty-one-year-old woman being treated as an inpatient for a urinary tract infection with cefazolin and gentamicin showed a photodistributed eruption five days into her hospitalization. Photo recall phenomena are well known to occur in patients receiving chemotherapeutic agents after sustaining prior skin damage from radiation therapy or the sun. ...
Norn M - - 1990
Examination of 700 persons in 1968 showed presence of Hudson-Stähli's iron line in 29%. A similar examination by the same author 20 years later revealed a significantly lower occurrence (18%) and fewer cases of binocular occurrence (70% against 43%). The line is most often horizontal. If oblique, it generally passes ...
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