Search Results
Results 151 - 200 of 642
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 >
Kombogiorgas Dimitris - - 2006
The Pott puffy tumor is a subperiosteal abscess of the frontal bone that appears as a localized swelling of the overlying region of the forehead associated with frontal osteomyelitis. The authors report the case of an 11-year-old boy who presented with a 6-week history of frontal headaches and a recent ...
Tung Glenn A - - 2006
OBJECTIVE: Mixed-density convexity subdural hematoma and interhemispheric subdural hematoma suggest nonaccidental head injury. The purpose of this retrospective observational study is to investigate subdural hematoma on noncontrast computed tomography in infants with nonaccidental head injury and to compare these findings in infants with accidental head trauma for whom the date ...
Buzina W W Medical Mycology, Institute of Hygiene, Medical University Graz, Universitaetsplatz, Graz, Austria. - - 2006
A 39-year-old healthy man developed a brain abscess weeks after a near-drowning incident. Scedosporium apiospermum, the anamorph of Pseudallescheria boydii, was isolated from the abscess. The patient died 153 days after the accident despite antifungal therapy. We discuss the role of antifungals and review the literature for comparable cases.
Park Hongju - - 2006
The prevalence of intracranial complications of acute coalescent mastoiditis in children has decreased significantly; however, this clinical problem persists, with a relatively high mortality. The common practice for management of acute mastoiditis with epidural abscess is mastoidectomy, drainage and placement of a ventilation tube, which means that the main pathology ...
Plaza R - - 2006
Psoas abscess (PA) is an uncommon disease and its diagnosis is difficult. It can be primary or secondary. Primary abscesses are of unknown origin and are presumably caused by haematogenous or lymphatic spread from a distant infectious focus. Secondary PA is caused by spreading from a contiguous infected structure, such ...
Bardhan Suchi K - - 2006
This is the case of a 40-year-old man with a gluteal abscess as the first presentation of diverticular disease. As well as the unusual site, imaging revealed the lack of a connective tract between the abscess and the abdominal cavity or retroperitoneum. In addition, a lack of gastrointestinal symptoms made ...
Malani Ashok Kumar - - 2006
Nocardia farcinica is an uncommon cause of nocardiosis and usually infects immunocompromised individuals. We describe a patient with Hodgkin's disease and a thigh abscess due to N. farcinica. To the best of our knowledge, this has never been reported before in the English literature. It is important to recognize this ...
Gömceli Ismail - - 2006
Liver abscesses due to Salmonella species occur rarely. In this case report, we present a simple liver cyst as a focus for Salmonella abscess, which to date has never been described in the literature. This case report emphasizes that simple liver cyst could be infected with Salmonella and progress to ...
Kamel M H - - 2006
Subdural collections or hematomas are frequently observed after shunt placement [7-9, 13], but rarely after ETV [6]. A review of literature revealed 7 cases [1, 5, 6, 10, 12], of which only 1 was symptomatic [5]. We will discuss the causes, management, and methods of prevention of this complication and ...
De Iure F - - 2006
Authors report a case of acute paraplegia due to an epidural spinal abscess caused by a heroin injection that happened four months before. A complete neurological recovery is obtained by surgical decompression and antibiotic therapy despite the preoperative neurological status. The need for a surgical stabilization following extensive laminectomy is ...
Bang M S - - 2006
Case report of a 64-year-old man with psoas abscesses, epidural abscess and spondylitis after acupuncture. To report a case of paraplegia caused by spinal infection after acupuncture. Seoul, Korea. A 64-year-old man came to an emergency room because of severe back pain. At 3 days prior to visit, the patient ...
Agrawal Deepak - - 2006
BACKGROUND: Traumatic retroclival epidural hematoma is very rare and only a few cases are described in literature. All previous cases occurred in the pediatric population and were classically seen in pedestrians or cyclists hit by speeding motor vehicles. It is probable that horizontal articulation between the cranium and the atlas ...
Shobeiri S Abbas - - 2006
We report the case of a 75-year-old woman who developed pelvic abscess following Le Fort colpocleisis. After drainage and completion of treatment with intravenous antibiotherapy, the patient returned with persistent signs of infection, which responded to outpatient gentamicin irrigation through Le Fort vaginal tunnels.
Dhadke S V - - 2006
Papillon Lefèvre syndrome is a rare disease characterized by skin lesions caused by palmar-plantar hyperkeratosis, and severe periodontal destruction involving both the primary and permanent dentitions. It is transmitted as an autosomal recessive condition and consanguinity of parents is evident in about one-third of cases. Pyogenic liver abscess is an ...
Vaidya Sagar A - - 2006
Ochrobactrum intermedium [corrected] infection is rare in humans and is generally associated with immunocompromised hosts with indwelling foreign bodies. We report a case of pelvic abscess with O. intermedium [corrected] after a routine appendectomy in an immunocompetent patient and review the literature on O. intermedium [corrected] infection in patients with ...
Batra Puneet - - 2006
The recurrent spontaneous formation of abscesses affecting multiple noncarious primary as well as permanent teeth is the principle clinical dental feature in cases of hypophosphatemia, a condition inherited through the X chromosome. Patients often have high pulp horns, large pulp chambers and dentinal clefts. We report a case of hypophosphatemic ...
Hammad Fayez T - - 2006
The clinical presentation and treatment modalities of seminal vesical abscesses are not well documented. The first case of a seminal vesicle cyst which formed an abscess after transrectal aspiration with subsequent formation of a fistula with the rectum is reported herein. The abscess was drained perianally, an approach that has ...
Aydin M Volkan - - 2006
Spinal subdural hematoma (SSDH) is a rare entity and post-traumatic cervical SSDH is very rare. Review of the literature revealed 8 reported cases of traumatic SSDH and only 2 were cervical. The exact mechanism and pathogenesis of SSDHs are unclear. There are still controversies about the source of bleeding and ...
Choudhury S Roy - - 2006
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE: Isolated splenic abscesses are rare in pediatric patients. The recommended treatment in the literature has been in favor of splenectomy, although conservative treatment with splenic preservation is being increasingly reported. We report successful management of 4 pediatric patients with splenic abscess by needle aspirations and antibiotics. MATERIALS AND METHODS: ...
Tu Po-Hsun - - 2006
Supratentorial subdural effusion is common after infection and trauma, but rarely occurs in the posterior fossa, and is even less commonly unilateral. The authors report a rare case of unilateral traumatic posterior fossa subdural effusion with secondary hydrocephalus. A 6-month-old female infant presented with lethargy, poor appetite, and persistent vomiting ...
Fowler A - - 2006
Pyomyositis is a disease of abscess formation deep within large striated muscles. Outside of the tropics it is a rare disease which occurs mainly in certain patient populations such as the immunosuppressed or intravenous drug users (IDUs). A case of community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA) pyomyositis in an IDU is ...
Tong M - - 2006
Hematoma of the esophagus is an uncommon condition. Patients often present with acute odynophagia or retrosternal pain, which may be confused with other diagnoses. We report herein two patients with esophageal hematoma caused by foreign body ingestion. Conservative treatment resulted in complete resolution. The literature is reviewed for the etiology, ...
Dutta Pinaki - - 2006
Following widespread use of imaging, detection rate of abnormal sites of parenchymal neuro-tuberculosis is on a rise. A handful of cases of tuberculomas/abscesses in hypothalamo-pituitary region have been reported and most of them are diagnosed on surgical histopathology. We describe a patient of suprasellar tubercular abscess, who presented with visual ...
Hossain M M - - 2006
The aim of this study was to find out the pattern of extracranial complications of CSOM cases who attended to the department of ENTD, Mymensingh Medical College Hospital during the period from July'1999 to June' 2001. Different types of extracranial complications of CSOM were presented here. A total of 100 ...
Maffiolo Carole - - 2006
Among the various causative agents of an abscess of the liver, Klebsiella is a frequent and well-known cause, and its imaging findings have been described in the past decades. We report two cases of this type of abscess, which were of interest because of associated findings indicating a subhepatic thrombophlebitis ...
Fountas Kostas N - - 2006
Pediatric spinal epidural hematoma is a very rare clinicopathological entity. In the vast majority of cases, spinal epidural hematomas have a nonspecific clinical presentation; this, along with their rapid progression, makes their early diagnosis and prompt surgical evacuation critical. Magnetic resonance imaging is the neuroimaging modality of choice, whereas hemilaminectomy ...
Stallworth James - - 2005
Empyema necessitatis is a rare complication of empyema characterized by a spontaneous extension of pus from the pleural space into adjacent soft tissues. It is uncommon in the pediatric population and is usually caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis. This report describes the youngest reported case of empyema necessitatis. The clinical examination ...
Muzumdar Dattatraya - - 2006
An unusual case of an intrauterine penetrating head injury due to a pellet from an airgun is described. A 28-year-old pregnant woman, at term, shot herself intravaginally with a toy BB gun. Following a spontaneous precipitous vaginal delivery, the neonate presented with persistent seizure disorder, meningitis, cerebritis, and a right ...
Kangwanprasert Monsicha - - 2005
We report a rare case of cervical spinal epidural abscess due to Klebsiella pneumoniae. While the most likely pathogen is Staphylococcus aureus, 2.5% of CNS infections have been attributed to Klebsiella pneumoniae. The source of infection in this case is suspected to be from cervical vertebra osteomyelitis/discitis that expanded to ...
Naresh G - - 2006
Fasciolosis is an uncommon disease in this region, as are parasitic infections of the breast. This report describes a 56-year-old man with a previous history of liver abscess presenting with a painful breast mass. He underwent a mastectomy and is well. The pathological findings revealed chronic granulomatous mastitis with Fasciola ...
Lenehan B - - 2005
BACKGROUND: Spinal epidural abscesses are uncommon but are well documented in the literature as a serious causes of mortality and long-term neurological morbidity. AIM: We describe a case of a 57-year-old female who presented to Accident and Emergency with an acute exacerbation of long standing mild lower back pain with ...
Kizilkilic Osman - - 2005
An unusual presentation of unilateral cerebellar abscesses due to neurobrucellosis observed in a patient is reported. He gave a history of fever, headache, vomiting and had unilateral cerebellar signs. The abscess was detected on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and analysis of cerebrospinal fluid revealed neurobrucellosis. Patient treated by only antibiotics ...
Kaushik, Robin
Retroperitoneal abscess arising as a consequence of biliary tract disease has been termed choleretroperitoneum. It is rare, and was first reported about 170 years ago. Since then, only a handful of cases have been reported in English literature. The case of a 56-year-old female with a retroperitoneal abscess and colonic ...
Badran K - - 2006
We report a parapharyngeal abscess in an adult patient that was drained transorally by performing ipsilateral tonsillectomy and aspirating the pus through the tonsillar bed. This approach is unusual as most previous studies report the aspiration of such abscesses through the lateral pharyngeal mucosa. In addition, the majority of these ...
Cakir Ertugrul - - 2006
We report a case of a 2-month-old boy with chronic encapsulated intracerebral hematoma (EICH) and discuss clinical, radiological and pathological features of the case. Chronic EICH in infants is extremely rare in the literature. Only two cases have been previously reported. One of the cases reported in the literature was ...
Huang Shu-Hung - - 2005
Subdural hematomas in infants are uncommon but usually result from non-accidental trauma or from trauma associated with motor vehicle accidents. This report describes the case of an infant with a traumatic acute subdural hematoma that resolved within 65 hours. A 23-month-old boy fell from a height of approximately 10 m. ...
Pappa H - - 2005
We report a case of mediastinitis complicating a dental infection in a 40-year-old male. Despite drainage of the localised neck abscess and the administration of systemic antibiotics, his submandibular abscess extended to involve the pericardial and pleural cavities. Drainage procedures and thoracotomies were required to treat the empyema and purulent ...
Tate Susan B - - 2005
We report a case of tension-free vaginal tape (TVT) exposure presenting as a recurrent sterile paraurethral abscess at 25 months and 40 months following successful continence surgery and describe the management of this problem.
Morizono Shusuke - - 2005
A case of Lemierre's syndrome is reported in which metastatic abscesses resulted from septic thrombophlebitis of the internal jugular vein secondary to bacterial pharyngitis. A 32-year-old male suffering from a painful left-sided neck mass, sore throat, and fever was admitted to our hospital. Computed tomography revealed thrombosis of the left ...
Sharma S B - - 2005
A case of retrocecal appendicitis is described in a 6-year-old male child who presented with thigh abscess. The presence of a positive psoas stretch test, feculent discharge, an enteric growth on bacteriological examination, and intraabdominal fluid collection on abdominal ultrasound provided clues to the presence of an intraabdominal source of ...
Stepanović Srdjan - - 2005
Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans, a constituent of the oral flora, is a rare cause of brain abscesses. We report the case of a 47-year-old male who presented with multiple brain abscesses due to this organism, presumably originating from his poor dentition. Problems met in isolating and identifying A. actinomycetemcomitans suggest that its ...
Papagelopoulos Panayiotis J - - 2005
Infections of the musculoskeletal system are tuberculous in nature in 1-5% of cases. The sacroiliac joint is involved in 3-9.7%. We describe the case of a 32-year-old man with tuberculous sacroiliitis presented as a growing mass on the lateral aspect of his right proximal and mid-thigh. Open biopsy, histology, cultures ...
Lederman Edith R - - 2005
OBJECTIVES: Pyogenic liver abscess is a common intraabdominal infection. Historically, Escherichia coli (E. coli) has been the predominant causative agent. Klebsiella liver abscess (KLA) was first reported in Taiwan and has surpassed E. coli as the number one isolate from patients with hepatic abscesses in that country and reports from ...
Starakis Ioannis - - 2005
We present the case of a liver abscess caused by a swallowed chicken bone in an elderly man successfully treated with laparotomy. This report illustrates the difficulties of obtaining a preoperative diagnosis. The prolonged time course of the illness, the lack of history of the ingestion of a foreign body, ...
Sagar Jayesh - - 2005
The rare presentation of spontaneous, corpus cavernosal abscess with evident pus discharge is reported. The 19-year-old English man was successfully treated with surgical drainage and antibiotics with long-term sequelae in form of mild, left-sided penile deviation, but normal erectile function. Though he did not require any further surgical intervention for ...
Kaushik Robin, Attri AshokK
Retroperitoneal abscess arising as a consequence of biliary tract disease has been termed choleretroperitoneum. It is rare, and was first reported about 170 years ago. Since then, only a handful of cases have been reported in English literature. The case of a 56-year-old female with a retroperitoneal abscess and colonic ...
Lyons Mark K - - 2005
We report the first successfully treated case of Cladophialophora bantiana cerebral abscess with the relatively new antifungal agent voriconazole. Infection with this organism is often fatal. A 64-year-old man presented to our institution with progressive neurologic symptoms due to a brain abscess. A stereotactic brain biopsy confirmed the pathogen as ...
Loertzer Hagen - - 2005
Intramural bladder-wall abscesses are serious but rather rare. In the few reported cases, their aetiology has not been explicitly explained. In our case, we found a traumatic outcome induced by a urethrocystoscopy that had taken place 4 years prior to the diagnosis of abscess. To date, there has not been ...
Paterakis Konstantinos N - - 2005
Retroclival epidural hematomas (RCEDH) make part of posterior fossa epidural hematomas (PFEDH) and represent an extremely rare entity not always easily diagnosed with computerized tomography (CT) due to beam hardening artifacts. The authors present a case of a child-to our knowledge-the first reported until now-featured the rare combination of a ...
Sivaprasad G - - 2005
We present the case of a 58-year-old diabetic who developed corpora cavernositis following drainage of a perianal abscess. To our knowledge this is the first such case caused by Actinomycetes, which spread from the perianal abscess by direct extension through Buck's fascia, which was probably breached during drainage of the ...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 >