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Forrest Walter - - 2014
Although self-reported and official measures of criminal behaviour are highly correlated, the concordance between self-reports and official records appears to vary across the population. Few studies, however, have considered the range of individual traits and characteristics that might influence the relative accuracy of self-reports and official records. Using data collected ...
Ioannidis Ioannis I Department of Pathology, University of South Alabama Medical Center, Mobile, - - 2014
Rosai-Dorfman disease (RDD), also known as "sinus histiocytosis with massive lymphadenopathy," only rarely involves the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. Therefore, this unusual site of presentation can be challenging for the pathologist. We present a case of RDD manifesting as a rectal submucosal mass associated with rectal bleeding in a 54 year ...
Romano Marco M II Policlinico, Ed 3, 2° piano, Via Pansini 5, 80131 Napoli, Italy. - - 2014
This invited review on the beneficial effects of nutraceuticals in the gastrointestinal tract reports previous work conducted by the authors as well as the work by other researchers in this expanding field. The text of our article on several occasions reports sentences very similar or identical to those which appear ...
Acar Mehmet Ali - - 2013
Ochronotic arthropathy is a manifestation of longstanding alkaptonuria. With increasing age, an accumulation of pigment deposits of homogentisic acid in the joint cartilage results in ochronotic osteoarthritis. We present a case of a 62-year-old female who underwent staged left uncemented total hip and right cemented total knee arthroplasty for osteoarthritis ...
Krieves Michael A - - 2013
Delayed presentation of coarctation of the aorta can be associated with severe complications. A challenging case of aortoenteric fistula secondary to an aneurysm from coartation of the aorta presented with massive gastrointestinal hemorrhage. The clinical management of this patient and a review of the literature are presented.
Behdad Amir - - 2013
Mastocytosis is rare, and is actually a heterogeneous group of diseases that may only involve the skin (urticaria pigmentosa) or that may have a systemic presentation with multiorgan involvement. The gastrointestinal (GI) tract can be affected and symptoms related to GI involvement are often nonspecific. The diagnosis of systemic mastocytosis ...
López-Tomassetti Fernández Eudaldo M - - 2013
Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST) can represent a source of substantial gastrointestinal hemorrhage. Bleeding is described as a frequent cause of clinical presentation and commonly patients received surgical treatment on an urgent basis to drain the hematoma. However, a literature review has shown that perforation with peritonitis is very uncommon and ...
Zheng Wen - - 2013
The incidence of primary gastrointestinal lymphomas (PGILs) has been increasing. The clinical presentation and treatment of PGIL are distinct from those of nodular lymphomas. Symptoms include abdominal pain, abdominal mass, changes in bowel habits, obstruction, and bleeding. Less life-threatening gastrointestinal bleeding occurs after chemotherapy and few reports have focused on ...
Somasundaram S K SK Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust, - - 2013
Lower gastrointestinal bleeding is a common general surgical presentation in acute and chronic settings. Vascular anomalies account for 2% of such cases and can therefore be missed. We discuss a rare vascular anomaly in one of our patients where the diagnosis was not established for a ten-year period. We describe ...
Yang Xing - - 2013
Heterotopic pancreas is defined as pancreatic tissue found out of the pancreas proper with no vascular or anatomical connection. It is a rare clinical entity and can be found at any portion of the alimentary system. We describe a case of Meckel's diverticulum with heterotopic pancreas who presented massive lower ...
Kopáčová Marcela M 2nd Department of Medicine, Charles University in Praha, Faculty of Medicine at Hradec Králové, University Teaching Hospital, Sokolska 581, 500 05 Hradec Králové, Czech - - 2013
Cronkhite-Canada syndrome is a rare disease characterised by diffuse polyposis of the gastrointestinal tract, diarrhoea, weight loss, abdominal pain, cutaneous hyperpigmentation, dystrophic changes of fingernails, and alopecia. The etiology is probably autoimmune and diagnosis is based on history, physical examination, endoscopic findings of gastrointestinal polyposis, and histology. The disease is ...
Zibis A H AH Department of Anatomy, Medical School, University of Thessalia, Neofytoy 9 St., 41223, Larissa, Greece. - - 2013
Acute calcific tendinitis of the longus colli muscle (or retropharyngeal tendinitis) is an aseptic inflammatory process characterized by acute posterior neck pain, neck stiffness and dysphagia or odynophagia. Awareness of its existence is crucial in the differential diagnosis, because many other conditions, such as retropharyngeal abscess, meningitis or disc herniation, ...
Lin Maosong - - 2013
Multiple myeloma (MM) is an uncommon type of malignant hematological neoplasm which, besides primarily involving the bone marrow, has a potent tendency to involve other organs and to present with various clinical manifestations. Involvement of the gastrointestinal (GI) system, particularly presenting with GI hemorrhage, in the course of MM is ...
Kimpton J A - - 2012
Gastrointestinal angiodysplasia (GIAD) of the jejunum is a rare cause of acute upper and lower gastrointestinal bleeding in the paediatric population. This is the case of a previously well 10-year-old girl who presented with acute rectal haemorrhage, haematemesis and syncope. Despite an exploratory laparotomy, the cause of bleeding remained unknown. ...
Colebatch Alexandra N - - 2012
To systematically review the literature on the safety of using nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (NSAID) and/or paracetamol in people receiving methotrexate (MTX) for inflammatory arthritis (IA), as an evidence base for generating clinical practice recommendations. A systematic literature review was performed using the Cochrane Library, Medline, Embase, and conference proceedings for ...
Xu Xiao Jing - - 2012
Multiple lymphomatous polyposis (MLP) is an extremely rare form of primary gastrointestinal (GI) lymphoma. After it was first described by Cornes in 1961(1) , the cases reported with complete medical records were less than 70 cases(2) . Patients with MLP have no specific clinical manifestations, except typical small or nodular ...
Hartman Douglas J - - 2012
Gastric biopsies are often done to evaluate for Helicobacter gastritis. Given the oncogenic association with Helicobacter gastritis and the relative ease of therapy, it is important for pathology departments to identify all positive cases. We describe an institutional quality assurance study of an institutional method for the diagnosis of Helicobacter ...
Das Dilip Kumar - - 2012
The incidence and mortality from necrotizing fasciitis (NF) are increasing in New Zealand (NZ). Triggered by a media report that traditional Samoan tattooing was causing NF, we conducted a chart review to investigate the role of this and other predisposing and precipitating factors and to document NF microbiology, complications and ...
Sachdev Anil - - 2011
Congenital tracheo-or-bronchobiliary fistula is a rare anomaly. Here, we present a malnourished child with persistent and recurrent respiratory symptoms. Flexible bronchoscopy and imaging studies were carried out to ascertain the diagnosis, anatomy and associated anomalies prior to surgery. Patient underwent successful corrective surgery with complete resolution of symptoms.
Peltier Johann - - 2011
A 58-year-old woman with cervicomedullary dural arteriovenous fistula (AVF) presenting with myelopathy, ipsilateral occipital neuralgia, and signs of involvement of the brainstem is reported and the previously published cases have been reviewed. The dural AVF was successfully treated surgically after an attempt of embolization.
Lastfogel Jeffrey F - - 2011
The authors use an instructive case to review the challenges of diagnosis in subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) and to reinforce the nuances of clinical management. The presented case highlights critical issues in patient selection and challenges in the diagnosis of SAH and the management of both aneurysmal and arteriovenous fistula-related SAH. ...
Fretzayas A - - 2011
Menetrier's disease is a rare cause of protein-losing gastropathy characterised by hypertrophy of the gastric folds. Three cases are reported. Helicobacter pylori was detected by culture and CLO test in two cases and on follow-up gastroscopy in the other. The first two patients were given eradication therapy and hypertrophic gastropathy ...
Palacios Hernández Alberto - - 2011
OBJECTIVE: We report one case of a spontaneous resolution of a uretero-vaginal fistula, and we review the current diagnostic and therapeutic features of this condition in the literature. METHODS: We present the case of a 41-year-old woman who, during the late postoperative period of a radical hysterectomy, presented episodes of ...
Chen Qiang - - 2011
Isolated congenital anterior urethrocutaneous fistula (CAUF) is an extremely rare deformity and few cases have been reported in the English language literature. Moreover, adult CAUF has not been reported up to now. We present a rare adult patient with this unusual isolated CAUF deformity. The possible etiology and treatment strategy ...
Srivastava Punit - - 2010
Split notochord syndrome (SNS) is an extremely rare congenital malformation associated with anomalies of the vertebral column, gastrointestinal tract and central nervous system. Twenty cases of SNS associated with dorsal enteric fistula have been reported in literature till date. The present report describes a unique case of SNS associated with ...
Okulewicz Anna - - 2010
Eleven new records of digenean species are reported in birds in Poland, i.e. Tylodelphys immer found in Gavia stellata, Strigea vanderbrokae in Pernis apivorus, Echinostoma academica in Numenius arquata, Echinochasmus euryporus in Buteo buteo, Patagifer parvispinosus and Petasiger grandivesicularis in Tachybaptus ruficollis, Notocotyloides petasatus in Calidris alpina, Plagiorchis arcuatus in ...
Aikau Hokulani K - - 2010
The literature on indigenous immigrants in the diaspora tends to focus on their continued relationship to the homeland focusing in part on generational issues that emerge when subsequent generations, born in the "host" country, makes sense of their connection to an imagined homeland. My investigation of a Polynesian Mormon community ...
Zhuang Lei - - 2010
The lacrimal system is comprised of the lacrimal glands for tear production and the lacrimal drainage system for draining tears away from the eyes. Congenital lacrimal system anomalies other than nasolacrimal duct obstruction are uncommon. Congenital lacrimal fistulae are a rare developmental anomaly, and when they occur, they are usually ...
Joshi Milind - - 2010
A report of two neonates of esophageal atresia with tracheoesophageal fistula who had acute gastric volvulus in the postoperative period and required gastropexy after correction of the volvulus. Such postoperative complication has not been reported in the literature so far.
Sato Masanori - - 2009
We recorded the nereidid polychaete Leonnates persicus Wesenberg-Lund, 1949 , previously known from coasts of Indian Ocean and western Pacific Ocean, from the coasts of Japan, Korea, and Thailand, based on examination of 27 specimens collected from shallow subtidal or intertidal muddy flats at 16 localities. The morphological characteristics of ...
Peregrine Michael W - - 2009
The general counsel can find himself in awkward situations with a dual reporting relationship. The board must maintain the integrity of the office.
Gonz??lez-Acu??a Daniel - - 2009
Two species of Phthiraptera, Bovicola caprae (Ischnocera: Bovicolidae) and Solenopotes binipilosus (Anoplura: Linognathidae), and one species of mite, Psoroptes ovis (Acari: Psoroptidae), were recorded on huemul (Hippocamelus bisulcus) in Chile. The sucking louse S. binipilosus and the mite P. ovis are reported for the first time from this host.
Acosta Roxana - - 2009
We report the first record of ectoparasites from Nelson's woodrat, Neotoma nelsoni, a rare, endemic mammal of east-central Mexico. We also describe a new flea species of Anomiopsyllus (A. perontesis n. sp.), which presents a complete row of bristles on sternum IX and 3 blunt spines on movable process; provide ...
López-Martínez Víctor - - 2009
New distribution records of 22 braconid species belonging to Agathidinae, Braconinae, Helconinae, Homolobinae and Rogadinae subfamilies from Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Mexico and Panama are presented. Agathirsia ninesevenci Pucci & Sharkey is reported for the first time from Mexico; Homolobus acares van Achterberg, H. antefurcalis van Achterberg and H.infumator ...
Tonje Lorem - - 2009
AIMS: Documenting the quality of emergency dispatch centres handling of emergency calls regarding intoxicated unconscious patients. METHODS: Interview with eight emergency dispatch centre directors and a nationwide survey among 313 dispatchers in Norway were performed. In addition, a customized scoring system was used to evaluate dispatcher log recordings of real ...
Barry J - - 2009
In November and December 2008, six cases of suspect wound botulism were reported in heroin injecting drug users, all residents in Dublin, Ireland. Patients were aged between 23-42 years of age; four cases were male; one patient died shortly after admission. The patients presented to four different hospitals across the ...
Goucha S - - 2008
Granuloma annulare (GA) is a palisading granulomatous skin disease. It is a relatively common dermatosis typically characterized by an annular arrangement of erythematous or flesh-coloured papules. The aim of this study was to assess the epidemiological and clinical pattern of GA and its management. A retrospective study dealing with 35 ...
Fowlkes Ashley L - - 2008
BACKGROUND: Encephalitis is a relatively rare presentation of enterovirus (EV) infections. Clinical and epidemiologic characteristics of EV encephalitis (EVE) have not been well characterized. METHODS: Patients with encephalitis enrolled in the California Encephalitis Project from 1998 to 2005 were tested for a range of pathogens, including EV, using a standardized ...
Backman Annika - - 2008
The Code of ethics for occupational therapists stipulates how occupational therapists should think about the profession's central concepts in practice, where "Activity" and "Health" are two such concepts. Other guiding principles for practice are the Occupational Therapy Process Model and the ARTUR Case Record Structure. The aim of this study ...
Acosta Roxana - - 2008
We report the first record of parasites from Nelson's woodrat, Neotoma nelsoni, a rare, endemic mammal of east-central Mexico. We describe a new flea species of the genus Anomiopsyllus (A. perontesis n. sp.) which present a complete row of bristles on sternum IX and 4 blunt spines on movable process, ...
Hayashi Yutaka - - 2009
Hemangiopericytomas (HPCs) are rare neoplasms with relatively high rates of recurrence and extracranial metastasis. Though the differential diagnoses from angiomatous meningiomas and from solitary fibrous tumors (SFTs) are both important, the latter diagnosis is somewhat more important in light of the benign prognosis of SFTs and the difficulties in distinguishing ...
Rosenkvist Lars - - 2008
INTRODUCTION: One of the most common causes of acute incapacitation among aircrew is barotrauma induced by pressure changes during descent in aviation. However, the incidence of ENT barotrauma during flight among commercial pilots with or without upper respiratory infections (URI) has not been described in detail. METHOD: There were 948 ...
Dakhil-Jerew Fras F National Spinal Injuries Centre, Stoke Mandeville Hospital, Aylesbury, UK. - - 2008
To highlight an unusual cause of autonomic dysreflexia in tetraplegia and present a review of the literature. Case report of a patient in Stoke Mandeville Hospital, UK. A 33-year-old woman with C6 incomplete tetraplegia presented with signs and symptoms of autonomic dysreflexia attributed to breastfeeding. Cessation of breastfeeding was effective ...
Randall, John E
The girellid fish Girella leonina (Richardson) and the holocentrid Myripristis murdjan (Forsskal) are reported for the first time for the Hawaiian Islands from underwater photographs taken at Midway Atoll. Both species can be positively identified by the photographs.
Berk David R - - 2008
Milia are frequently encountered as a primary or secondary patient concern in pediatric and adult clinics, and in general or surgical dermatology practice. Nevertheless, there are few studies on the origin of milia and, to our knowledge, there is no previous comprehensive review of the subject. We review the various ...
Harris Sheena M - - 2008
The Johns Hopkins University Center for Craniofacial Development and Disorders estimates that 1 in 3,000 children born in the United States is diagnosed with a rare form of craniosynostosis. Although the medical literature has documented numerous descriptions of craniofacial disorders from an anthropometric or genetic perspective, considerably fewer reports of ...
Ghosh S - - 2009
BACKGROUND: Chemical leucoderma, often clinically mimicking idiopathic vitiligo and other congenital and acquired hypopigmentation, has been increasing rapidly in incidence in developing countries such as India. OBJECTIVES: This study attempts to detect clinical and epidemiological patterns of chemical leucoderma. METHODS: Detailed history-taking, especially of exposure to contributory chemicals, clinical examination, ...
Longatti Pierluigi - - 2008
OBJECT: Microsurgical anatomy of the fourth ventricle has been comprehensively addressed by masterly reports providing classic descriptions of this complex region. Neuroendoscopy could offer a new, somewhat different perspective of the "inside" view of the fourth ventricle. The purpose of this study was to examine from the anatomical point of ...
McCarthy Danielle M - - 2008
STUDY OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to examine the characteristics and outcomes of patients seeking treatment for abuse of supplemental caffeine. METHODS: This was a 3-year analysis conducted of all consecutive cases involving caffeine abuse in patients 10 years and older reported to a regional poison center. Excluded ...
Aukst-Margetić Branka - - 2008
Tardive dystonia is a syndrome of sustained muscle contractions, frequently causing twisting and repetitive movements or abnormal postures, associated with prolonged exposure to antipsychotics. We report a case of a 35-year-old patient with schizophrenia who developed a generalized form of tardive dystonia after switching of clozapine to risperidone treatment that ...
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