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Shibuya Soichi S Department of Pediatric Surgery, Juntendo University Urayasu Hospital, 2-1-1 Tomioka, Urayasu-shi, Chiba, 279-0021, - - 2014
Extralobar pulmonary sequestration (EPS) can occasionally be found incidentally in congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH). Extralobar pulmonary sequestration usually arises in the chest or the abdomen; rarely in the diaphragm. We report a neonatal case of antenatally diagnosed CDH associated with intradiaphragmatic EPS.
Linden-Castro Edgar E Urology Department, Centro Medico Nacional "20 de Noviembre", Ciudad de México, Distrito Federal. Electronic address: - - 2014
Immunotherapy with bacille Calmette-Guérin (BCG) is widely used for treatment of superficial urothelial cancer. Complications associated with BCG treatment are common. The most common are minor reactions as cystitis, hematuria, fever, malaise. We report an unusual case of granulomatous balanoposthitis as a complication of intravesical BCG instillation therapy. To our ...
Cheng Yu-Sheng YS Department of Respiratory Medicine of Yijishan Hospital, Wannan Medical College, Wuhu 241001, - - 2014
Fatal hemoptysis is a serious complication of pulmonary tuberculosis, which can rarely be due to a bronchial aneurysm. Here, we present a case of fatal hemoptysis due to bronchial aneurysm occurred in a 59-year-old patient of Han ethnicity suffering from active pulmonary tuberculosis. Meanwhile, we perform a literature review of ...
Beam Elena E Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, - - 2014
We describe a case of chronic tenosynovitis in the hand of a 58 year old cattle farmer. Surgical biopsies grew Mycobacterium arupense. The patient responded to surgery and antimicrobial therapy based on in vitro susceptibility testing. The antimicrobial susceptibility profiles of this patient and 39 additional clinical isolates are presented.
Paniz-Mondolfi Alberto A Department of Laboratory Medicine, Yale School of Medicine/Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, - - 2014
Mycobacterium canariasense is a recently described late pigmenting rapidly-growing mycobacterium linked to bacteremia in patients with underlying malignant diseases. We report a case of Mycobacterium canariasense infection in a patient from Massachusetts with underlying diffuse B cell lymphoma, which was identified both by multilocus sequence typing and matrix assisted laser ...
Yener Neşe A NA Department of Pathology, Maltepe University, Faculty of Medicine, İSTANBUL, - - 2014
Primary pulmonary mucinous (colloid) adenocarcinoma is a rare type of lung cancer. Its arising in the cavernomyoplasty area has not been reported before. We here describe a sixty-year-old man with a previous history of multidrug-resistant and surgically-treated tuberculosis who was diagnosed as primary mucinous adenocarcinoma in the cavernomyoplasty site. We ...
Tanwar R R MS, Department of Surgery, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, - - 2014
Pilonidal sinuses are a well-described surgical condition first recognised in the 19th century. They have most commonly been reported in the intergluteal cleft; involvement of other sites is limited to isolated case reports. Association of this condition with tuberculosis is rare and how the two conditions affect each other's causation ...
Zhang B B Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Taizhou Hospital, Linhai, Zhejiang, PR - - 2014
Oncocytoma is an uncommon neoplasm with a characteristic histologic feature of abundant eosinophilic granular cytoplasm. It almost always occurs in kidney, thyroid, or salivary gland. Pulmonary oncocytoma is a rare pulmonary neoplasm, with fewer than 10 cases reported so far in the available English literature. We encountered one such case ...
Ranasuriya G G Division of Pulmonary Medicine, Department of Medicine, Cooper Medical School of Rowan University, Cooper University Hospital, 3 Cooper Plaza, Suite 312, Camden, NJ, 08103, USA, - - 2014
Toxocariasis is a parasitic disease caused by Toxocara canis or T. cati. We report a patient with toxocariasis who presented with dyspnea, high-grade eosinophilia, and bilateral pulmonary nodules. To further characterize the pulmonary manifestations of toxocariasis, we have reviewed 11 previously published pulmonary toxocariasis cases. The most common pulmonary symptoms ...
Singh Gajendra - - 2014
In recent years, there has been a substantial increase in number of reports involving uncommon sites involving in tuberculosis. Rise in number of HIV positive patients has made the scenario worse. Calvarial tuberculosis has beenreported very rarely in world literature till now. We are reporting a case of primary tuberculous ...
Ahumada F F Department of Otolaryngology, Head Neck Surgery, Hospital Universitario Fundación Jiménez Díaz, Avenida de Reyes Católicos 2, 28040 Madrid, - - 2014
Histoplasmosis is an endemic mycosis of the Americas, Africa, and Asia. In Spain, it is the most common imported endemic mycosis appearing in the literature, and its incidence is on the rise. Proper differential diagnosis of the disease must be taken into consideration by otorhinolaryngologists, as the clinical manifestations of ...
Geramizadeh Bita B Department of Pathology; Transplant Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences Shiraz, - - 2014
Primary pulmonary mucinous cystic neoplasm is a rare tumor and there are only a few case reports in the English literature. Herein we report a very unusual multifocal pulmonary mucinous neoplasm. Microscopic sections revealed ovarian type stroma which was diffusely positive for estrogen receptor, same as its pancreaticobiliary counterpart. To ...
Mercer Joshua M - - 2014
Introduction:We report a case of a 61-year-old woman with locally destructive vulvar pyoderma gangrenosum (PG) with pulmonary involvement who was refractory to numerous systemic therapies and developed complications resulting in her demise.Objective:To report a rare case of treatment-resistant vulvar PG with pulmonary involvement that proved to be fatal.Methods:PubMed was used ...
Wong Joyce Y P JY Occupational Medicine Service, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong, - - 2013
Upper limb musculoskeletal complaints are common among certain health professionals. We report two cases, both of involving technicians working in a diagnostic tuberculosis laboratory in Hong Kong. A detailed work process evaluation suggested that the need to repeatedly open and close small bottles, as well as to work for prolonged ...
Tian Ye Y Department of Urology, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, Sichuan 610041, P.R. - - 2014
Primary adenocarcinoma of the rete testis is an extremely rare extratesticular neoplasm. Due to its low occurrence and the scarcity of data, sonographic characteristics of adenocarcinoma of the rete testis are still poorly defined. A 46-year-old male complained of swelling and pain in the right side of the scrotum. No ...
Capoor Malini R - - 2013
We describe a possible imported case of osteo-articular coccidioidomycosis in India. Culture of the computed tomography-guided aspirate revealed the growth of Coccidioides spp., which was identified as Coccidioides posadasii by sequencing of the internal transcribed spacer (ITS) region of rDNA. He was successfully treated with amphotericin B followed by itraconazole. ...
Chen Tsung-Chia - - 2013
Tuberculous liver abscess is a rare disease entity even in endemic areas of Mycobacterium tuberculosis. It is usually accompanied by pulmonary tuberculosis or enteric tuberculosis. Further, an isolated tuberculous liver abscess is extremely rare. The disease is diagnosed by laparotomy or postmortem autopsy in most cases, and some authors adopted ...
Ranjan Manish M Department of Neurosurgery, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS), Bangalore - 560 029, - - 2013
Kümmell's disease is a rare form of vertebral body osteonecrosis, which develops as a delayed post-traumatic event. It is infrequently reported in literature and to the best of our knowledge, has not been reported from India. We describe the clinical, radiological, and pathological features of a case occurring in a ...
Boruah Deb K DK Department of Radiodiagnosis, Assam Medical College and Hospital, Dibrugarh, Assam, - - 2013
Melioidosis is a rare potentially fatal infection caused by the bacterium Burkholderia pseudomallei, which is endemic in Southeast Asia and Northern Australia and an emerging pathogen in India. It is a largely under-diagnosed disease and an imitator of tuberculosis, both clinically and radiologically.
Yan Jiun-Lin - - 2013
Abstract Background: Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection rarely penetrates both skull and dura with temporalis muscle abscess formation. Methods: Case report and review of the literature. Results: A non-immunocompromised female patient with a right temporal mass underwent surgical resection. The tubercular abscess extended from the temporalis muscle to the skull and through ...
Suy Florence - - 2013
Mycobacterium thermoresistibile is a rapidly growing environmental non-tuberculous mycobacterium, seldom reported in human infections. Here we describe a rare case of tibial nail-related osteomyelitis due to Mycobacterium thermoresistibile. We also reviewed literature about the infections caused by this pathogen.
Allen Timothy Craig - - 2013
Pulmonary papillary adenomas are very rare benign neoplasms, with approximately 24 cases reported in the English literature. They typically do not contain any more than an occasional focal area of sclerosis. Indeed, sclerotic interstitium within a sclerosing hemangioma has been reported to be a criterion used to distinguish it from ...
Allwood Brian W - - 2013
Background: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a major public health concern, accounting for 3 million deaths annually, 90% of which occur in low- and middle-income countries. Pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB) as a contributory factor in the aetiology of COPD is under debate, with most epidemiologic evidence suggesting a positive association. ...
Desai Heena Maulek - - 2013
Pulmonary ossification is a rare phenomenon which has been observed in the lungs of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, pulmonary fibrosis, and tuberculosis. It has also been observed as a part of aging process. Approximately 130 cases of pulmonary ossification have been reported in literature so far. We report ...
Dawar Pankaj - - 2013
INTRODUCTION: Extrapulmonary skeletal involvement of calvarium in tuberculosis is very uncommon and presentation in an infant has never been reported. It usually presents as a painless scalp swelling, often with a discharging sinus. DISCUSSION: We report here a case of extensive calvarial tuberculosis seen in an infant presenting as exophytic ...
Sugi Subramaniam Raghavan Velayutham - - 2013
Abstract Background: Melioidosis, caused by Burkholderia pseudomallei, an important human pathogen in tropical regions, has protean multi-system clinical manifestations. Methods: Case report and review of pertinent English-language literature. Results: A 33-year-old male, who had been treated for pulmonary tuberculosis and multiple splenic abscesses four years previously, presented with a five-day ...
Wei Wu - - 2013
We report a case of an 18-year-old man without tuberculosis history who presented with chest distress, dyspnea, and fever. Chest computed tomography scan and echocardiography showed left ventricular posterior wall pseudoaneurysm and perforation. Unfortunately, the patient died shortly after surgery. On the basis of surgical pathology, we made a final ...
Kumar N - - 2013
Fungal ball (mycetoma/aspergilloma) is a saprophytic fungal infection that colonizes pre-existing lung cavities. Reported literature suggests its development in cystic lesions/cavitation associated with tuberculosis, sarcoidosis, bronchiectasis, lung abscess, and cavitating neoplasm to name a few. Coexistence of aspergilloma with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) has not been reported in literature so ...
Gupta Prity - - 2013
Kikuchi-Fujimoto disease (KFD) is a benign, self-limiting subacute necrotizing lymphadenitis with unknown aetiology that has a predilection for young Far East Asian women. It presents with fever, fatigue and lymphadenomegaly and is often misdiagnosed. We report an unusual presentation in a South Asian woman with isolated mediastinal lymphadenopathy masquerading as ...
Madeo Jennifer J DO, PhD, Department of Medicine, Nassau University Medical Center, East Meadow, New York, - - 2013
Empyema necessitatis is an empyema that spreads outside of the pleural space involving the chest wall. Tuberculosis is the most common cause. It occurs in both immunocompetent and immunocompromised patients. Due to the long latency period and the paucity of symptoms, diagnosis can be challenging. Clinicians must have a high ...
Severo Cecília Bittencourt - - 2013
Paracoccidioidomycosis (PCM) is an endemic disease restricted geographically to Latin America. Brazil accounts for about 80 % of the reported cases, and lungs are most frequently affected. A suggestive radiograph of PCM may only be seen late in the course of the disease. At the beginning, it mimics tuberculosis. On the ...
Caruso G G ENT Unit, University of Siena, 53100 Siena, - - 2013
Mycobacterium triplex was first described in 1996. This nontuberculous Mycobacterium causes a severe pulmonary disease in immunocompromised patients but it can involve also healthy patients. A literature search was made on the PubMed database and it produced only few cases of children with cervical lymphadenitis due to this Mycobacterium Triplex. ...
Solak Yalcin - - 2013
Rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis caused mycobacterium tuberculosis is rare; however, three case have been reported to date. Crescentic glomerulonephritis is a life-threatening disease and together with the presence of tuberculous infection is associated with a poor outcome if treatment is inadequate and delayed. We describe the case of a 31-year-old female ...
Yang Wen-Fang - - 2013
The diagnosis of extra-pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) seems relatively difficult due to the absence of specific symptoms and signs in patients on peritoneal dialysis or hemodialysis. We report four cases of extra-pulmonary tuberculosis on dialysis, with two cases on peritoneal dialysis and two cases on hemodialysis. The presentations, therapy, and outcomes ...
Manigandan Gopalakrishnan - - 2013
A five-year-old boy with acute on chronic ear discharge and fever was diagnosed to have tubercular otitis media (TOM) with Staphylococcus aureus co-infection. His chest X-ray was suggestive of miliary tuberculosis. The clinical presentation of the child with a brief review of the literature pertaining to the case is being ...
Wani Ajaz Ahmed - - 2013
Annular pancreas is one of the rare congenital anomalies that can manifest itself in adulthood also. No specific guidelines and protocols exist about management of such cases. We hereby discuss our experience with two such cases along with a brief review of literature about the subject. The first patient was ...
Garcia Daniel C - - 2013
Mycobacterium infection caused by non-tuberculous mycobacterial (NTBM) organisms is becoming more common. Although NTBM osteomyelitis is unusual, it can occur in otherwise healthy individuals, but it is also associated with immunocompromised states, such as steroidal therapy and AIDS, and may be observed following trauma. Mycobacterium avium is reported to be ...
Chiba Sahoko - - 2013
A 47-year-old man diagnosed with pulmonary tuberculosis was referred to our hospital. Rifampicin, isoniazid, pyrazinamide and ethambutol were administered, and the patient's symptoms promptly improved. On the 19th hospital day, he developed acute kidney injury with a fever and chills. Renal biopsy specimens indicated tubulointerstitial nephritis. Suspecting rifampicin-induced acute kidney ...
Zhang Qingfu Q Department of Pathology, The First Affiliated Hospital and College of Basic Medical Sciences, China Medical University, Shenyang, People's Republic of - - 2013
Adenocarcinoma is the most common type of malignant pulmonary tumor, but osseous metaplasia of this tumor is extremely rare. To date, only 21 cases have been reported in the literature worldwide. Here, we report a case of primary pulmonary adenocarcinoma with benign osseous stromal metaplasia in a 60-year-old woman and ...
Beattie G C - - 2012
Background. Encephalitis is a severe neurological syndrome with devastating consequences. Despite extensive testing, the etiology often remains unknown. Involvement of the thalamus or basal ganglia (T/BG) occurs in a subset of patients with encephalitis and may be an important etiological clue. In order to improve diagnosis of T/BG patients, we reviewed ...
Koh Won-Jung - - 2012
We report two cases of pulmonary sequestration infected with nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM): Mycobacterium avium and Mycobacterium abscessus. Chest computed tomography showed pneumonic consolidation in the right lower lobe, which received a systemic blood supply from the descending aorta in both patients. Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgeries were successfully performed and pathological examinations ...
Palta Anshu - - 2012
A 23-year-old male presented with pulmonary tuberculosis and swelling of both lower limbs. He was put on antitubercular treatment. Hemogram showed mild anemia and Pseudo Pelger-huet cells. The bone marrow (BM) examination showed 52% promyelocytes with regular round to oval nuclei, few granules and were positive for CD13 and CD33, ...
Bray Rodney A - - 2012
The lepocreadiid fauna of New Caledonia is reported and discussed and a new species and several new host and locality records presented. Hypoporus plataxi sp. nov. from Platax teira is described and distinguished from its only congener by its terminal genitalia, the structure of the anterior part of the alimentary ...
Sreejith R - - 2012
The Bot fly larvae, identified to be the third instars of the deer throat bot fly Pharyngomyia picta were recovered from the lumen of trachea and secondary bronchi during the necropsy of a female sambar deer (Rusa unicolor) in Kerala, India. This forms the first report of P. picta from ...
Fernando Gaithri A - - 2012
Reviews the book, Counseling & Diversity by D. D. Choudhuri, A. L. Santiago-Rivera, and M. T. Garrett (2012). Counseling and Diversity is a textbook on multicultural counseling. The stated goal of the text is to "address the three dimensions of multicultural counseling competency [awareness, knowledge, and skills] with a focus ...
Gogia Atul - - 2012
This retrospective study was conducted in order to determine the incidence of various complications of Plasmodium vivax malaria based on a review of case records in a tertiary care hospital in New Delhi, India. The case records of all confirmed cases of malaria over the period of one year were ...
Nielsen Lewis T - - 2012
The known mosquito fauna of Glacier National Park, Montana, and Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, is reported with new records, including a list of the species of Chaoboridae known from both parks. Ochlerotatus nevadensis (= Aedes nevadensis) from Glacier National Park is a new record for the state of Montana.
Fukuta Yuriko - - 2012
Legionella endocarditis is extremely uncommon, and embolic phenomena have never been reported. We report the first case of Legionella micdadei prosthetic valve endocarditis complicated by brain abscess. A 57-y-old immunocompromised woman with a history of mitral valve replacement developed confusion and left-sided weakness. Brain magnetic resonance imaging showed a 3-cm ...
Blehm Alexander - - 2012
In a 43-year-old female, Ross operation was performed with annular reinforcement of the autograft and a cryo-fixed homograft that proved to be contaminated with enterobacter cloacae and klebsiella pneumoniae at the time of operation. Clinical course was unremarkable, perhaps due to effective antibiotic prophylaxis and treatment. In the literature, little ...
Yin De-Tao - - 2012
Objective. To investigate the cause of misdiagnosis and the diagnosis and treatment of tuberculosis of thyroid. Methods. Four cases of tuberculosis of thyroid were reported and the related literature was reviewed, as well as the causes of misdiagnosis and the diagnosis and treatment were discussed. Results. Two cases were misdiagnosis ...
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