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Akst Lee M - - 2005
OBJECTIVES: To present a case of subacute infratemporal fossa cellulitis with subsequent abscess formation to show important anatomic relationships as they effect presentation and treatment of infections in this area. STUDY DESIGN: Case report and brief literature review. METHODS: The case of an immunocompromised patient who developed subacute infratemporal fossa ...
Herrera-Soto José A - - 2005
We here in report a case of ossifying subperiosteal hematoma in a child with Neurofibromatosis Type I. The availability of an MRI and centers experience with the disease supported our delay in aggressive treatment of this expanding inflammatory mass.
Thomasset Sarah C - - 2005
We report the case of an 80-year-old woman who developed a spontaneous intramural esophageal hematoma and review the available literature. Spontaneous intramural esophageal hematoma (SIOH) is a rare but important condition. Because the cardinal symptom is severe chest pain, the condition is often initially misdiagnosed as an acute cardiac event ...
Suh Moo Kyu - - 2005
Phaeohyphomycosis is a mycotic disease caused by dematiaceous fungi that produce brown yeast-like cells, pseudohyphae, and irregular true hyphae in tissues. Seven Korean cases of subcutaneous phaeohyphomycosis have been reported to date, four males and three females, ranging in age from 9-84 years (mean 50.4 years). Causative organisms of subcutaneous ...
Nishijima Koji - - 2005
Massive subchorionic hematoma is a localized collection of blood or hematoma in the placenta, and can result in serious obstetrical complications. The condition can be diagnosed antenatally by ultrasound. However, no reports have previously described the same condition featuring an intraplacental fluid-fluid level on imaging studies. We report a case ...
Chia M S Y - - 2004
A 10-year-old boy presented with an acute apical abscess with extensive extrusion of a maxillary central incisor. The tooth, the maxillary right central incisor, had a history of trauma and subsequent apical abscesses. This article describes the presentation, management of the abscess and the subsequent results of treatment. The reasons ...
Philpott C M - - 2004
Retropharyngeal abscess (RPA) is an uncommon condition with the potential for significant morbidity and mortality if not detected early. The authors present a case report of a 19-month-old child who presented with the common clinical features of a retropharyngeal abscess and in whom the diagnosis was not established by examination ...
Canas Adriana M - - 2004
BACKGROUND: Pelvic inflammatory disease affects nearly 1 million women in the United States each year, and 10% of cases are complicated by the formation of tuboovarian abscess. Most tuboovarian abscesses occur in women with intact cervical and uterine anatomy. CASE: A 38-year-old woman presented with acute abdominal pain, fever, chills, ...
Lin Yu-Cheng - - 2004
Traumatic intramural hematoma of the duodenum is a rare entity in children. A high clinical index of suspicion is necessary for early and accurate diagnosis. We report a 10-year-old girl presenting with a sudden onset of epigastralgia after impact on the epigastrium by the edge of a wooden bed while ...
Miele Vincent J - - 2004
INTRODUCTION: Although the sport of female boxing has a long history, the activity's current popularity is unprecedented. As more women participate, we can expect them to experience many of the serious neurologic injuries observed in their male counterparts. We present the first reported subdural hematoma in a female secondary to ...
Guven Aytekin - - 2004
Clopidogrel is a new antiplatelet agent. To date, no case of a spontaneous abdominal hematoma during clopidogrel therapy has been reported. We report a case of a 70-year-old woman who developed a spontaneous abdominal hematoma following clopidogrel treatment. The patient has been suffering from a progressive swelling in the abdominal ...
Guerriero Stefano - - 2004
Puerperal hematomas are a major complication of delivery. Little information about the role of sonography in the management of puerperal hematomas is available in the English literature. We report a case of a vulvovaginal hematoma that developed subsequent to vaginal delivery and that was managed conservatively using sonography. Our report ...
Kominato Yoshihiko - - 2004
We report a 42-year-old female with alcohol addiction who suddenly died of subdural hematoma (SDH) caused by dural arteriovenous malformation (AVM). In autopsy, there was seen a massive SDH with a total weight of 181 g that covered an entire part of the left cerebral hemisphere, although either serious external ...
Hiorns Melanie P - - 2005
Peliosis hepatis is a rare benign condition characterized by oval or irregular, multiple blood-filled spaces within the liver parenchyma. It is most commonly seen in adults and may be idiopathic, but has various associations including malignancy, infection and drugs. The imaging findings are often non-specific and the condition may be ...
Zapanta Philip E - - 2004
OBJECTIVE: Patients with unilateral vocal cord paralysis usually present with dysphonia and occasionally with swallowing problems. Operative management includes thyroplasty type I, injection laryngoplasty, arytenoid adduction, and reinnervation. Recent publications have documented the safety of micronized AlloDerm (Cymetra, LifeCell Corporation, Branchburg, NJ) for injection laryngoplasty, but we report the first ...
Alaani A - - 2005
Parapharyngeal abscess may cause life-threatening complications. Peritonsillar abscess and tonsillitis may result in parapharyngeal abscess. Since the introduction of antibiotics, the incidence of parapharyngeal abscess secondary to tonsillitis and peritonsillar abscess has decreased dramatically. We present five cases of parapharyngeal abscess resulting from tonsillitis and peritonsillar infection extending to the ...
Wells Christopher D - - 2004
Amebic liver abscess is the most common extraintestinal manifestation of infection with Entamoeba histolytica, and it is associated with significant morbidity and mortality. In this article the most recent available information is reviewed relating to epidemiology, pathogenesis, presentation, diagnosis, and treatment. We reviewed thousands of cases of amebic liver abscess ...
Adelekan, MO; Department of ...
Psoas abscess is an uncommon clinical entity that can be primary, following haematogenous dissemination of an aetiologic agent, the source of which is usually occult, or secondary, as a result of local extension of an infectious process near the psoas muscle. The triad of presentation; fever, loin pain and limitation ...
Deci David M - - 2004
Although relatively uncommon, a chronic subdural hematoma carries a high incidence of morbidity and potential mortality. An aging population combined with an increased usage of anti-platelet and anticoagulation drugs enhances the likelihood that physicians will encounter this condition in routine practice. A heightened index of suspicion, coupled with a thorough ...
Costa Leodante B LB - - 2004
Chronic subdural hematoma of the posterior fossa is an uncommon entity, and spontaneous lesions are very rarely described, occurring mostly during anticoagulation therapy. The association of the posterior fossa chronic subdural hematoma with spontaneous parenchymal hemorrhage without anticoagulation therapy was never related in the literature, to our knowledge. We describe ...
Yen Chen-Chieh - - 2004
Pulmonary abscess is a rare but critical problem in childhood. We did a retrospective review of 23 children with documented lung abscess who had been admitted and treated at the Taipei Veterans General Hospital over a 20-year period from April 1982 to April 2002. Among the 23 children, 11 cases ...
Khalid Kamran - - 2004
Primary actinomycosis of the abdominal wall is a rare clinical entity. Only 7 adequately described cases have been reported in the English literature. We report a case of isolated abdominal wall actinomycosis involving the left lower quadrant of the abdominal wall in a 32-year-old diabetic male. The diagnosis was confirmed ...
Christodoulou Nikolaos - - 2004
Actinomycosis is a chronic suppurative, granulomatous disease, which is characterized clinically by extensive necrosis and abscess formation, and histologically by the presence of the so-called "sulphur granules". Actinomycosis is generally classified as being of cervicofacial, thoracic or abdominal type. The objective of this study is the presentation of a case ...
Bremer Andrew A - - 2004
Spinal epidural abscess is a rare infectious disease. However, if left unrecognized and untreated, the clinical outcome of spinal epidural abscess can be devastating. Correctly diagnosing a spinal epidural abscess in a timely fashion is often difficult, particularly if the clinician does not actively consider the diagnosis. The most common ...
Hemmersbach-Miller Marion - - 2004
We present a case of brain abscess caused by Nocardia otitidiscaviarum in an immunocompromized 44-y-old male. Only 7 other cases of N. otitidiscaviarum brain abscess or involvement were found in the literature. The mortality was 75% despite treatment among cases reviewed. There is a lack of therapeutic guidelines regarding brain ...
Pilankar K S - - 2003
Biliary ascariasis is regarded as possible etiological factor for hepatolithiasis. Here we report one case of a patient with hepatolithiasis with biliary ascariasis who developed a liver abscess, which was treated with partial hepatectomy. A young adult female presented with epigastric pain and vomiting with repeated attacks of cholangitis. ERCP ...
Bruno M C - - 2003
Gross intracranial hemorrhage associated with brain tumor has been reported to range from 3.6-10%. Brain metastases and malignant glioma are the most frequent underlying pathologies. Intracranial hemorrhage related to meningioma is a rare condition. Subarachnoid hemorrhage, acute subdural hematoma, intratumoral and intraparenchymal hematomas are the most common forms of bleeding ...
Sgaramella E - - 2003
Endoscopic third ventriculostomy is considered a safe technique for the treatment of obstructive hydrocephalus. However, the literature contains several reports of complications related to this procedure. We describe a case of chronic subdural hematoma (CSDH) after ETV, which required surgical evacuation, in a 69-year-old male patient completely asymptomatic up to ...
da Costa Jr Leodante Batista - - 2003
Extradural hematoma (EDH) is a frequent lesion, with an incidence varying from 0.2 to 6% in patients admitted to hospital due to traumatic head injury. The higher incidence is found in patients with more severe injuries. The association of EDH with subperiosteal intraorbital hematomas is rarely reported, and we were ...
Saygun Oral - - 2003
A case of presacral teratoma with abscess formation is presented in this report. Teratomas, like the chordomas and dermoids, constitute the largest group of retrorectal tumors. Their presentation has varied. Dependent to unique localization, cystic teratoma complicated with abscess formation are misdiagnosed as high lying pararectal abscesses. Both diagnostic and ...
Wessling H - - 2003
We report the conservative treatment of a spinal epidural abscess (SEA) caused by escherichia coli and affecting the anterior epidural space from C2 to L4 in a diabetic, obese patient presenting with tetraparesis. The favourable clinical response to the administration of dexamethasone and antibiotics is described. We review the literature ...
Katsuno Shinsuke - - 2003
The authors report a case of retroperitoneal abscess caused by Salmonella Oranienburg in an 8-year-old girl. This was one case in an epidemic of food poisoning from Salmonella Oranienburg or Salmonella Chester transmitted by many kinds of contaminated dried squid products. This is the first reported case of a retroperitoneal ...
Chen Hsiang-Cheng - - 2003
Cases of isolated tuberculous liver abscess are rare. The diagnosis is often delayed or missed because of nonspecific symptoms and the disease's rare occurrence. Less than 25 cases have been documented in the imaging literature to date. This report demonstrates the difficulty in correctly diagnosing local hepatic tuberculosis. We report ...
Chaudhry Rama - - 2003
Enteric fever is a multisystem disorder caused mainly by Salmonella typhi and Salmonella paratyphi A. It continues to be a major public health problem, especially in developing countries. Unusual presentations of Salmonellosis are rare. We report 3 such cases of young adult males, one of splenic abscess due to Salmonella ...
Bose Bikash - - 2003
BACKGROUND CONTEXT: A delayed infection after instrumented spine surgery can be difficult to diagnose because of its low incidence and variety of clinical symptoms. PURPOSE: To describe four cases of delayed infection after instrumented spine surgery and to review the literature of such cases with regard to the clinical symptoms ...
Marioni Gino - - 2003
Necrotizing fasciitis is a potentially fatal soft-tissue infection that predominantly affects the abdominal wall, perineum and extremities. It is an uncommon clinical entity in the head and neck region and an exhaustive review of the English language literature disclosed reports on approximately 160 cases. Dental pathology, post-traumatic or iatrogenic skin ...
Musa A A - - 2003
Intrapericardial (Pericardial) abscess is quite rare as a complication of sepsis and as a cardiac complication of typhoid septicaemia. It is rapidly fatal if untreated. We report two cases of a schoolboy eight years old with septicaemia from pyomyositis of the right thigh and another of nine and a half ...
A. K. Yende, S. ...
A rare case of otogenic massive intra-falx empyema is reported. The patient presented with headache, vomiting and left lower limb weakness of 8 months duration. C.T. scan revealed two cavities in the falx. Right fronto-parietal craniectomy and drainage of massive empyema was undertaken through interhemispheric approach with wide opening of ...
Sangchan Apichat - - 2003
Splenic abscess is a rare clinical entity but may be underreported. A retrospective study at Srinagarind Hospital revealed 60 cases of splenic abscess between 1992 and 2001. The causative organisms were identified in 41 cases (68.3%). Gram negative bacilli were commonly isolated and Burkholderia pseudomallei was the most predominant. Diabetes ...
Rady Mohamed Y - - 2003
A rare fatal case of pulmonary coccidioidomycosis complicated by mediastinal and visceral abscesses treated with antifungal medications is described. The case report discusses the potential need for early surgical intervention to drain mediastinal and visceral abscesses as a primary mode of therapy in disseminated coccidioidomycosis for a successful control of ...
Mangnall David - - 2003
The ability of the liver to regenerate after resection has been known for many years. Two reports from Germany in the late 1800s probably mark the introduction of the phenomenon into the scientific literature, but in the early 1900s the first reviews of this subject had appeared in the English ...
Daniëls C - - 2003
Infective endocarditis remains a pathology with a high rate of complications and mortality. One of the most dramatic complications is abscess formation. A rare evolution of abscess formation is the development of fistula. We describe an 88-year-old woman with an aortic root abscess and aorta-to-left atrial fistula. To our knowledge ...
Yilmazlar Selcuk - - 2003
Although unilateral epidural hematomas are well known, bilateral presentation, especially at the confluens sinuum, is uncommon, and its diagnosis may be delayed, thus causing morbidity. We report a case of acute posttraumatic cortical blindness due to epidural hematoma at the confluens sinuum caused by venous sinus tearing. The epidural hematoma ...
Yende A K - - 2003
A rare case of otogenic massive intra-falx empyema is reported. The patient presented with headache, vomiting and left lower limb weakness of 8 months duration. C.T. scan revealed two cavities in the falx. Right fronto-parietal craniectomy and drainage of massive empyema was undertaken through interhemispheric approach with wide opening of ...
Coulier B - - 2003
We report two rare cases of iliopsoas bursitis extending into the retroperitoneal space. The first lesion contained much gas, mimicking a retroperitoneal abscess, and the second was responsible for atypical inguinal pain. The diagnosis was made by contrast-enhanced CT in both cases and arthrography in the first case. Iliopsoas bursitis ...
Levendoglu Funda - - 2003
The objective is to present the possibility of an association between spinal epidural abscess and IgG deficiency. Spinal epidural abscess is a rare but potentially devastating condition. Review of the literature showed no reported acknowledgment about the relationship between spinal epidural abscess and IgG deficiency. This report discusses the case ...
Ozgocmen Salih - - 2003
Brucellosis is still a major health problem in many geographical areas. Osteoarticular complications are important owing to their high prevalence. We report an unusual case of childhood brucellosis presenting with septic apophysitis of the calcaneus and abscess formation in a 12-year-old boy. The patient was successfully treated with a combination ...
Agrawal Deepak - - 2003
Nine children with infratentorial brain abscesses were treated at our institution over a 3-year period. Seven of them were boys and two were girls. In five cases, the abscesses were otogenic, and in two cases, the cause was tubercular (including one case of tubercular otitis). There were three cases of ...
Yi Hyeong-Joong - - 2003
Although cervical epidural abscess is rare, it should be strongly suspected in any patient with unexplainable neck pain and fever, especially when the patient has a predisposing factor for this infectious process. The authors report a case of cervical epidural abscess in a 39-yr-old man with an aorto-duodenal fistula, which ...
Minisini A M - - 2003
The clinical characteristics of nail changes in seven patients receiving taxane-containing chemotherapy are described. They include nail pigmentation, subungual hematoma, Beau's lines and onycholysis and subungual suppuration. The incidence of such changes (ranging from 0% to 44%) is reviewed from a Medline search of the literature.
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