Search Results
Results 401 - 450 of 735
< 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 >
de Viragh P A - - 1997
Alopecia areata has never been documented in a newborn. Thus, it is generally assumed that alopecia areata is acquired only postnatally, and it is believed that the presence of an alopecia at birth virtually excludes its diagnosis. In this report we document a case of alopecia areata in a premature ...
Satris S - - 1997
The role of ordinary language in expressing personal views and attitudes is a familiar one. Ordinary language can express attitudes, social demands or expectations, and moral judgments. In all these cases ordinary language has what I call practical import. Even the use of ordinary language to provide characterizations of people ...
Lueg E A - - 1996
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to review the eight histopathologically proven cases of invasive fungal sinusitis that occurred at the Toronto Hospital for Sick Children between 1985 and 1995, seven of which that clustered between March 1990 and February 1992. DESIGN: A retrospective review of the relevant cases ...
Cross S J - - 1996
The aim of the study was to establish the incidence of hypothermia in the Grampian region, and to examine the accuracy of routine reporting of hypothermia on hospital discharge records. From 1990-1994, 167 patients were admitted with an SMRI diagnosis of hypothermia. An admission temperature of under 35 degrees C ...
Kayashima K - - 1996
BACKGROUND: The number of reported cases of infantile perianal eruption has been increasing. However, infantile pyramidal protrusion located in the midline anterior to the anus has apparently been reported mainly as acrochordons or skinfolds. OBSERVATIONS: Fifteen infants (14 girls and 1 boy) had a pyramidal protrusion located only in the ...
Arrigo T - - 1996
The present retrospective study is based on a historical follow-up of 49 boys with constitutional delay of growth and puberty (CDGP) who went into puberty spontaneously (27 cases) or induced by depotestosterone treatment, 50 mg/ month for 6 months (22 cases). At the time of puberty the two groups of ...
Roberts C D - - 1996
The purpose of this article was to assess the quality of data collected by the Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN), which reports drug abuse emergency department visits. The results of quality assurance studies at 36 sites were reviewed and interpreted. Data collection procedures are not consistent among hospitals and, along ...
Glick R - - 1996
The authors regard the treatment of analytic patients as a crucial, formative and ultimately integrative experience in a candidate's development that has received remarkably little direct attention as an aspect of analytic education. From 1983 to 1992 a questionnaire was sent to all graduates of the Columbia University Psychoanalytic Center ...
Gagneux E - - 1996
This paper reviews the nature and the frequency of adverse events in the everyday functioning of a French trauma emergency unit, and evaluates the feasibility of their detection by the means of a daily record review. A senior surgeon identified the adverse events by reviewing the complete record with a ...
Adebamowo C A - - 1996
In this communication we report 4 cases of gastric volvulus seen at the Department of Surgery University College Hospital, Ibadan, over a four-year period giving a hospital incidence of one case per year. The often difficult diagnosis and mode of management is presented along with a review of world literature. ...
Ray A - - 1996
The present study includes 2249 cases of delivery over a period of 4 years. Difficulties faced, complications and their management were highlighted. Teen-age pregnancy was 14.98% while 52.33% cases were in the age group of 20-25 years. A total of 26.30% cases were booked. There were 53.66% primigravida cases, 43.88% ...
Khan M M - - 1996
There have been few reports of parasuicide from Pakistan, where the act is considered to be a criminal offence and the Islamic religion strongly disapproves of it. In order to address the problem, a retrospective case report analysis of all index cases of parasuicide presenting over a period of 3.5 ...
Calandre L - - 1996
Cough headache is not infrequent, but there have not been any series studied with current neuroimaging techniques, and effective therapy has seldom been reported. In a large series from an outpatient clinic of a general hospital, we have studied, with MRI, eight cases of headache related to situations provoking sudden ...
Movassaghi K - - 1996
Five new cases of ulcerative eosinophilic granuloma were diagnosed at the Massachusetts General Hospital between 1982 and 1993. In all cases the site was the tongue. They were unifocal, did not recur, and had a benign course. This report illustrates their benign nature despite the occasional aggressive presentation, and outlines ...
Dan? H - - 1996
OBJECTIVES: The goal of the study was to investigate whether the reporting of occupational cancers has improved in Denmark since 1987 and whether medical records currently have better information on occupational exposures. METHODS: All cases of pleural mesothelioma and sinonasal adenocarcinoma and 766 randomly selected adenocarcinomas of the lung diagnosed ...
Ye Z - - 1996
An 82-year-old Japanese male developed nodules and ulcers along the lymphatics after a fall in the garden of his house resulting in injuries to the dorsum of his left hand which lasted for 3 months. Nocardia brasiliensis was isolated from a nodule, supporting a diagnosis of the lymphocutaneous type of ...
Todd K H - - 1996
STUDY OBJECTIVE: To determine the effect of cardiology review of ECGs on emergency department practice. METHODS: We carried out a prospective cohort study at an urban teaching ED. Our subjects were adult patients undergoing electrocardiography. We prospectively collected 1,000 consecutive ECGs and classified them by severity according to the following ...
Piral T - - 1996
A well-documented case of absence of the posterior tibial a. is reported. We have studied 40 personal case-records of dissection of the arteries of the leg in fresh corpses. This study allowed classification of the origins of the leg arteries from the popliteal a. into 7 groups. Several findings emerged: ...
Mitchell T E - - 1996
Hairy polyps or dermoids of the oro- and naso-pharynx are benign lesions containing elements of both ectodermal and mesodermal origin. We report a case of a hairy polyp arising from the tonsil in a three-week-old infant. This presented as an intermittent swelling in the mouth, which was successfully removed under ...
Ohye C - - 1996
On the basis of our experiences with selective ventralis intermedius thalamotomy with microrecording, certain cases of tremor with Parkinson's disease (PD, six cases), intentional tremor (one case) and essential tremor (one case) were treated by Gamma Knife. In all cases, 140-150 Gy were irradiated using 4-mm collimators. Three different strategies ...
Vadher B D - - 1995
Computer clinical decision-support systems require validation before clinical use. This study compared recommendations on warfarin dosage adjustment and timing of the next appointment made by an algorithm with those made by experienced and inexperienced clinicians. Data abstracted from the records of 125 patients seen regularly in the anticoagulant clinic were ...
Pampiglione S - - 1995
For some Dirofilaria spp. of zoonotic importance, such as D.immitis, D.tenuis, D.ursi, reviews of human cases were often published. For D. repens there is no published information giving a picture of the importance of the problem and of the geographical distribution of the parasite in the world. From a study ...
Ma J J - - 1995
OBJECTIVE: To estimate the incidence of Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome (WKS) before and after the introduction of thiamine enrichment of bread flour in 1991. DESIGN: Retrospective survey of hospital records. Patient records with the diagnostic codes for Wernicke's encephalopathy (WE) or Korsakoff's psychosis (KP) were reviewed and details of acceptable cases were ...
Pinto C - - 1995
Nine cases of asbestos mesothelioma following usually ignored asbestos exposure were reported. In these cases the asbestos exposure has been traced following a thorough medical inquiry within the hospital. Such a type of inquiry would reduce the number of mesotheliomas due to unknown causes or considered spontaneous. The role of ...
Theiss M - - 1995
A case of Fournier's gangrene is presented following the use of a constriction ring in a patient with erectile dysfunction. The necrotizing inflammation started at the skin of the penile shaft and spread over the entire scrotal area. Total scrotectomy and excision of the skin of the penile shaft were ...
Davidson J - - 1995
A case of emphysematous cystitis in an immunocompetent male is described. The diagnosis is generally rare, but may be made in the Emergency Department. A history of pneumaturia is highly suggestive of the entity, but is rarely offered by the patient. The evaluation and management of emphysematous cystitis are discussed.
Armstrong D G - - 1995
This manuscript introduces a device for harnessing the inherent viscoelastic properties of skin, to mechanically assist primary and delayed primary wound closure. The current indications, contraindications, and general use of the device are discussed. Also included is an initial series of device applications, with two case reports reviewed in detail.
McPherson R J - - 1995
We report a case of complete posterior capsule reopacification after successful neodymium:YAG (Nd:YAG) capsulotomy in an adult. Review of the records of all patients who had an Nd:YAG capsulotomy at our hospital revealed an incidence of reopacification of 0.7%. All affected patients were younger than 50 years at the time ...
Derner R - - 1995
A retrospective study was performed at the Denver Doctors Hospitals in which 3818 surgical cases on the foot and/or ankle were reviewed over a 4-year period from July 1986 through May 1990. From the 3027 ankle tourniquet cases reviewed, it was determined that pneumatic ankle tourniquets are safe and effective ...
Topley J M - - 1995
During a 5-month period in 1991 four infants with choanal atresia or stenosis were born at one hospital. We therefore reviewed our experience of this condition during the past 6 years and compared the patients who presented before with the four clustered cases. No definite explanation has been ascertained for ...
Alexander B - - 1995
A review of the literature regarding bartonellosis or Carrion's disease in Colombia and Ecuador is presented, together with observations made by the author in areas of both countries from which the disease has been recorded. There is evidence from pre-Columbian artifacts that verruga peruana, the cutaneous form of the disease, ...
Tuchler R E - - 1995
Cortical blindness is an uncommon but well-documented entity that results from occipital ischemia or insult. We present a case of blindness following a failed free tissue transfer and review the pertinent literature. Careful history and physical examination can usually distinguish cortical blindness from other organic or psychogenic causes. The workup ...
Spivak B - - 1995
Transmigration of souls is one of the central beliefs of the Druze religion and culture. However, in rare cases this belief can represent psychopathology. A case of an 18-year-old Druze soldier suffering from generalized anxiety disorder whose presenting symptom was a belief in transmigration of souls is described. This case ...
Wilson A - - 1994
OBJECTIVE: To determine what proportion of health promotion activities reported by the patient is recorded in the general practice notes and to compare these methods of assessing health promotion with audio tape analysis. DESIGN: Secondary analysis of data obtained in a controlled trial of differing appointment lengths. After each consultation ...
Irby D M - - 1994
Teaching in response to case presentations is an essential feature of clinical teaching in medicine. Yet, this form of case-based teaching is often done poorly. Using qualitative methods of interviews, observations, and recordings of teaching rounds, the author describes three different yet exemplary pedagogical strategies for organizing teaching rounds in ...
Carr N F - - 1994
Sore throat is one of the commonest presenting symptoms in general practice in Australia, and results in the prescription of an antibiotic in 50-90% of cases, despite the finding of bacterial throat infection in around 30% of cases or fewer. This study set out to examine whether inaccurate knowledge about ...
Eccles M - - 1994
BACKGROUND: Previous studies have examined the differences in the work of trainees and trainers. However, they have not investigated how many of these differences are due to differences in the case mix seen by trainees. AIM: A study was undertaken to investigate the effect of case mix on the content ...
Rolinson G N - - 1994
A review of the published literature over the period 1978-1993 was undertaken to assess any changes in the prevalence of beta-lactamase-producing bacterial pathogens and also any changes in the susceptibility in these pathogens to amoxycillin/clavulanate. The review has involved the examination of over 1500 publications. The review shows that in ...
Lucas S M - - 1994
From 1966 to 1991 91 cases of bites due to mygalomorph spiders were recorded at the Hospital Vital Brazil, Instituto Butantan, São Paulo, Brazil, representing less than 1% of all spider bites. The diagnosis was confirmed by positive identification of the spider involved. Envenoming is generally mild, the main symptom ...
Liebenberg W H - - 1994
When evaluating the worn intact dentition, there are instances when supervised monitoring and piecemeal restoration is the only treatment required. In other cases, especially those which do not fit the stereotype of the aging dentition, full corrective dentistry should be the treatment option. The challenge of reestablishing the vertical dimension ...
Glass R P - - 1994
This case report describes an infant who presented with coughing and choking during breastfeeding. Comprehensive clinical evaluation of these difficulties included assessment of sucking, swallowing, and breathing. Stridor and difficulty interspersing breaths during sucking bursts were observed, although sucking mechanics were normal. Further evaluation of airway structure revealed asymmetric laryngomalacia. ...
Dull D - - 1994
Regulatory and program developments during the past year are reviewed. These include the Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) enforcement case initiative, the implications of the Bio-Tek Industries decision, and the status of the Craven Laboratories case. The status of the Agency's laboratory accreditation workgroup is discussed, as well as the responses ...
Manders S M - - 1994
Acute generalized exanthemic pustulosis often presents dramatically with the abrupt onset of a widespread pustular eruption on an erythematous base, with a frequently positive Nikolsky sign. In most cases, penicillins or macrolides are causally related. The main differential diagnosis of a generalized pustular eruption in a febrile patient is pustular ...
Röcken C - - 1994
The prevalence of gastrointestinal amyloid was determined in 110 consecutive autopsy patients aged 85 years and older. Paraffin sections from the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon and rectum were stained with Congo red and inspected in polarized light. Amyloid was found in 38 patients (36%). Four patients had generalized amyloidosis ...
Salvati M - - 1994
Osteosarcoma of the skull as a second neoplasm after radiation therapy is unusual. This neoplasm generally occurs after doses of over 10 Gy. CT, MRI and biopsy are the main diagnostic procedures for this lesion. We report two other cases of osteosarcomas of the skull and review the pertinent literature.
Salako B L - - 1994
A study has been undertaken of 52 "charts review" cases (postmortem) formally discussed by Resident Staff of the Department of Medicine, University College Hospital, Ibadan at meetings over a period of 24 months. The senior registrars' diagnosis were correct in 39 (75%) cases while the registrars diagnosis were correct in ...
Korrick S A - - 1994
The purpose of this study was to determine the feasibility of using Massachusetts workers' compensation data for passive surveillance of occupational carpal tunnel syndrome (OCTS). Workers' compensation claims for OCTS (n = 358) and for possible cases of OCTS (n = 1,121) active during the first 6 months of 1989 ...
Morrow P L - - 1994
Varicose veins are a common, worldwide medical problem, but are generally considered non-life-threatening. We report three cases of fatal hemorrhage resulting from varicose veins and review the literature. The pathology of acute perforations onto the skin surface in varicose venous disease is described.
Mahoney J M - - 1994
OBJECTIVE: To report a case of pleural effusion associated with chronic dantrolene administration. DESIGN: Case report. SETTING: Private, university-affiliated, teaching hospital. RESULTS: Twelve years after the initiation of low-dose dantrolene therapy for chronic spasticity, a 35-year-old man developed a pleural effusion with pleural and peripheral eosinophilia. This reaction gradually resolved ...
Heasman P A - - 1994
This report describes the case of a 21-year-old female who presented with localized gingival ulceration that over a period of 4 weeks became generalized, affecting all the buccal gingiva as well as the lower lip. A detailed medical history suggested that the patient was generating the lesions herself. She was ...
< 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 >