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Kong M Cw - - 2013
OBJECTIVES. To audit the use of intrauterine balloon tamponade for the management of massive postpartum haemorrhage and compare outcomes with those documented in the literature. DESIGN. Retrospective case series. SETTING. Obstetric Unit of a regional hospital in Hong Kong. PATIENTS. All cases with severe postpartum haemorrhage from January 2011 to ...
Gonzalez-Gonzalez Cristian - - 2013
BACKGROUND: Underreporting is the major limitation of a voluntary adverse drug reaction (ADR) reporting system. Many studies have assessed the effectiveness of different interventions designed to reduce underreporting. OBJECTIVE: We aimed to conduct a critical review of papers that assessed the effectiveness of different strategies to increase ADR reporting, regardless ...
Faggion Clovis Mariano CM - - 2013
To perform a systematic critical appraisal of the methodological quality of systematic reviews on the effect of a history of periodontitis on dental implant loss. PubMed, the Cochrane database for systematic reviews, the DARE, Biosis Preview, CINAHL, Web of Science, and LILACS electronic databases were searched on 16(th) June 2012, ...
Viertel Valentina G - - 2013
OBJECTIVE. The objective of our study was to assess compliance among academic neuroradiologists in reporting institutionally derived critical findings. MATERIALS AND METHODS. We analyzed 3054 neuroradiology CT and MRI reports generated in 1 month. Reports were categorized by whether or not they contained a critical finding based on a previously ...
Tang Jin Bo - - 2013
This article reviews recent reports of outcomes of flexor tendon repair and discusses the problems associated with such surgeries. Reports of no repair rupture in individual case series have emerged recently. Their results move toward the clinical goal of primary repair without repair rupture. The Strickland method remains the most ...
Knod J Leslie - - 2013
A case of esophageal atresia associated with a foregut duplication cyst is reported and the literature reviewed. This is the first documented occurrence in conjunction with Down syndrome and the second case where both anomalies were treated at the initial surgery.
Moghaddam Y - - 2013
: To present an extremely rare case of sebaceous carcinoma arising in a mature cystic teratoma of the ovary. : A 66-year-old woman presented with abdominal discomfort and a pelvic mass. Abdominal and pelvic ultrasound, as well as CT scan, revealed a 27 cm complex right pelvic mass, which was diagnosed ...
Shin Jaeyoung - - 2013
Eccrine angiomatous hamartoma (EAH) is a rare benign nodular lesion characterized by the proliferation of eccrine and vascular structures, generally capillaries, in the middle and deep dermis. It may be congenital or appear later in childhood, but rarely arises in adulthood. To investigate the clinicopathologic features of EAH in Korean ...
Mahajan Vikram K - - 2013
The most significant and debilitating complication of herpes zoster (HZ) is herpetic neuralgia that accompanies and may persist in 10-15% of all zoster patients, particularly those over 60 years of age. The described 3 cases had an uncommon complication of spontaneous tooth exfoliation after trigeminal HZ that rarely finds mention ...
Kudur Mohan H - - 2013
Plexiform neurofibroma is common over the branches of trigeminal and cervical nerves over the face. Plexiform neurofibroma over palm is rare and affects the individuals with fine motor functions of hand. Here, we report a case of isolated plexiform neurofibroma over the palm with review of literature.
Andrabi Syed Mukhtar-Un-Nisar - - 2013
During root canal preparation procedures, the potential for instrument breakage is always present. When instrument breakage occurs, it leads to anxiety of the clinician and as well as a metallic obstruction of the canal which hinders further cleaning and shaping. Separated instruments must always be attempted for retrieval and if ...
Yun So Hee - - 2013
Cronkhite-Canada syndrome (CCS) is a rare nonfamilial polyposis syndrome characterized by epithelial disturbances both in the gastrointestinal tract and in the epidermis. The pathologic finding of the polyp is usually a hamartomatous polyp of the juvenile type; however, the possibility of serrated adenoma associated malignant neoplasm was reported in some ...
Ramesh V G - - 2013
Ependymomas are common in intramedullary location and extradural location of the spinal cord is very rare. A few cases in the lumbosacral region have been reported. This report presents a cervical dumb-bell ependymoma with a small intraspinal extradural component and a large extraspinal component in the posterior triangle of the ...
Capron Jean - - 2013
Familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) causes recurrent episodes of fever and painful serositis. It has been suggested that FMF can cause recurrent aseptic meningitis (RAM). Due to the rarity of both diseases, this claim cannot be assessed with epidemiological methods. We therefore decided to perform a systematic review of the literature ...
Kumar Kr Ashok KA Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Sri Siddhartha Dental College and Hospital, Tumkur, Karnataka, - - 2013
Dysgenetic polycystic disease (DPD) is a rare cystic lesion affecting mainly the parotid salivary glands with only 14 reported cases in English literature. DPD of parotids is more common in females, common in younger age group, mostly bilateral in occurrence and commonly affects the superficial lobe. Surgery is performed for ...
Ishida Mitsuaki M Departments of Clinical Laboratory Medicine and Division of Diagnostic Pathology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Otsu, Shiga 520-2192, - - 2013
Keratocystic odontogenic tumor (KCOT) is a relatively rare benign neoplasm of odontogenic origin. The squamous epithelium of KCOT usually does not contain melanocytes, however, pigmented KCOT has been documented, albeit extremely rarely. In the present study, we described an additional case of pigmented KCOT and review the clinicopathological features of ...
Hidaka Hiroshi - - 2013
OBJECTIVE: The study compares the clinical features of patients with congenital cholesteatoma seen in our institution over the most recent 10 years versus those seen in the previous decade. Furthermore, this study includes a systematic review and meta-analysis investigating whether differences in site predilection of congenital cholesteatoma exist between patients ...
Peer Syed Murfad - - 2013
Tricuspid atresia and aortopulmonary window are rare congenital cardiac anomalies. The occurrence of both these anomalies in the same patient is extremely rare, with only 1 case reported in the literature. We report the surgical management of one such patient and discuss the management issues with respect to Stage 1 ...
Hejazi Arya - - 2013
Acute arteritis of the aorta and the main pulmonary arteries is unusual in a newborn. This type of vasculitis should be described as a separate entity. There are many differences between this entity and polyarteritis nodosa or Takayasu disease. Moreover, neither Takayasu disease nor polyarteritis nodosa and other forms of ...
Romanelli Luiz Cláudio Ferreira - - 2013
The incidence of human T-cell lymphotropic virus type 1 (HLTV-1)-associated myelopathy/tropical spastic paraparesis (HAM/TSP) is not well defined in the literature. Several studies have reported different incidence rates, and recent publications suggest a higher incidence and prevalence of HAM/TSP. The interdisciplinary HTLV Research Group (GIPH) is a prospective open cohort ...
Miedzybrodzki Barbara - - 2013
INTRODUCTION: Streptococcus pneumoniae is an uncommon etiologic agent in soft-tissue infections. CASE PRESENTATION: We report the case of a 35-year-old Caucasian woman who presented to our facility with puerperal pneumococcal mastitis, and review the only other three cases of pneumococcal mastitis described in the medical literature. CONCLUSIONS: The roles of ...
Casey Daniel Aj - - 2013
BACKGROUND: Amusia, a music-specific agnosia, is a disorder of pitch interval analysis and pitch direction change recognition which results in a deficit in musical ability. The full range of aetiological factors which cause this condition is unknown, as is each cause's frequency. The objective of this study was to identify ...
Isidor Bertrand - - 2013
In 1983, Fitzsimmons et al. reported four brothers with an unrecognized disorder characterized by intellectual disability, spastic paraplegia, and palmo-plantar hyperkeratosis (OMIM 309500). In this report, we describe a family in which two males, maternal half-brothers, had learning disabilities. Both patients also showed spasticity in the lower limbs and palmo-plantar ...
Gehani Neal C - - 2013
Adenocarcinoma of the minor salivary gland more commonly involves the palate and base of tongue but rarely presents in the anterior tongue. We report a rare case of adenocarcinoma of the minor salivary gland located in the anterior togue of a 74-year-old man. Furthermore, we discuss the histopathological features of ...
Elgafy Hossein - - 2013
BACKGROUND CONTEXT: There have been many reports outlining differing methods for managing a broken S1 screw. To the authors' best knowledge, the technique used in the present study has not been described previously. It involves insertion of a second pedicle screw without removing the broken screw shaft. STUDY DESIGN: Radiological ...
Hu Jinchen - - 2013
Composite pheochromocytoma/paraganglioma is a rare tumor with elements of pheochromocytoma/paraganglioma and neurogenic tumor. Most were located in the adrenal glands, and extra-adrenal composite pheochromocytoma is extremely rare. Only 4 cases in the retroperitoneum have been described in the online database PUBMED. Here, we report a case of retroperitoneal extra-adrenal composite ...
Almakadma Yosra - - 2013
INTRODUCTION: Cavernous hemangiomas of the skull are very infrequent lesions. They arise from intrinsic vasculature of skull bones and manifest at the fourth to fifth decades of life. Calvarial cavernomas are very rare among lesions of the skull. These lesions are usually focal and confined to one calvarial bone. DISCUSSION: ...
Carter Patrick M - - 2013
BACKGROUND: Hypothenar hammer syndrome is a rare vascular overuse syndrome characterized by post-traumatic vascular insufficiency of the hand from repetitive compression over the hypothenar eminence. Patients with occupations predisposing to repetitive use of the hypothenar eminence as a tool are at high risk. Repetitive trauma compresses a superficial segment of ...
Hannon Charles P - - 2013
Purpose. The purpose of this study was to systematically review studies on autologous osteochondral transplantation (AOT) for osteochondral lesions (OCLs) of the talus and descriptively analyze the outcome data reported to determine whether it is consistent from one study to another and able to be pooled for systematic review. Methods. ...
Salk Allison - - 2013
BACKGROUND: Tumour necrosis factor-α (TNF-α) inhibitors are immunosuppressants, approved for the treatment and maintenance of rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Immunosuppression has been shown to induce ischaemic colitis (IC) in an animal model; however, a relationship between TNF inhibitors and IC has rarely been reported in the published literature. OBJECTIVE: The aim ...
Muramatsu Keiichi - - 2013
We report here the unique case of 60-year-old man with severe ulnar nerve palsy caused by synovial chondromatosis arising from the pisotriquetral joint. At operation, the tumor entrapped the ulnar nerve proximal to the Guyon canal so that it was severely paralyzed. The ulnar neurovascular bundle could be separated safely ...
Letarte Nathalie - - 2013
BACKGROUND: Bevacizumab is widely used and may cause life-threatening bleeding. We attempted to identify clinical characteristics associated with central nervous system (CNS) hemorrhage in a broad population. METHODS: We performed a retrospective review of the FDA MedWatch database of adverse events reported with bevacizumab from 11/1997 to 5/2009. Our search ...
Guet-Revillet H - - 2013
We report on six cases of Pasteurella multocida (P. multocida) meningitis occurring between 2001 and 2011 by a French nationwide active surveillance network of paediatric bacterial meningitis (ACTIV/GPIP). The cases accounted for 0.15 % of the paediatric meningitis cases reported between 2001 and 2011 in France, all in infants <4 months old. ...
Hong Yi - - 2013
The Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) has developed a set of templates for structured reporting of radiology results. To measure how much of the content of conventional narrative ("free-text") reports is covered by the concepts included in the RSNA reporting templates, we selected five reporting templates that represented a ...
Kakkar Aanchal - - 2013
Uterus-like mass is an extremely rare choristoma of müllerian origin arising in association with neural tube defects. In this article, we describe the case of a 9-year-old girl with spina bifida, a mass lesion within the conus, and a subcutaneous lipoma in the lumbosacral region. Histopathological examination of the conus ...
Iyer S - - 2013
Extensor indicis (EI) transfer is the commonest tendon transfer to restore thumb extension after loss of extensor pollicis longus (EPL) function. Rarely are there clinical situations when EI is not available as a donor motor and alternative techniques have to be employed. I report a successful reconstruction of thumb extension ...
Tan C Y - - 2013
Objective: To report an unusual case of a primary mastoid cyst (congenital or developmental) in a patient without otological symptoms. Method: Case report and review of the English language literature. Results: Primary mastoid cyst is a newly reported and very rare pathological entity. Mastoid cysts usually occur secondary to chronic ...
Panagiotopoulou Nikoletta - - 2013
Spontaneous ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome is an extremely rare condition that occurs in the absence of ovarian hyperstimulation treatment. It can lead to significant morbidity and mortality, and therefore early diagnosis and supportive treatment are essential. We report an affected mother and her daughter with a previously reported heterozygous activating mutation ...
Yazici Bülent - - 2013
Orbital cavitary rhabdomyosarcoma has been previously reported in 2 cases. The case presented here was a 15-year-old boy who had proptosis, pain, periorbital hyperemia, and visual loss in his OD, which progressed in 6 weeks. Radiologic studies demonstrated a well-demarcated, multilobulated, large mass with cavities, extending from the anterior orbit ...
Pinzon-Guzman Carolina - - 2013
We present the only reported case of an immunocompetent pediatric patient in the literature to have fulminate gas gangrene of the lower extremity and concomitant gastrointestinal tract infection due to Clostridium septicum coinfected with Clostridium difficile colitis respectively. The patient survived with aggressive medical and surgical treatment.
Clark Shane - - 2013
Objective: The purpose of this case report and literature review was to summarize the current knowledge surrounding this rare cutaneous tumor and promote awareness of the success of Mohs micrographic surgery as a definitive therapeutic modality in a case of squamoid eccrine ductal carcinoma. Design: Case report and literature review. ...
Pellino Gianluca - - 2013
Gallbladder adenomyomatosis (GBA) is a hyperplastic disease affecting the wall of the gallbladder, with some typical features. It has historically been considered a benign condition, nevertheless recent reports highlighted a potential role of GBA in predisposing to malignancies of the gallbladder. We reviewed the literature concerning GBA from its identification ...
Beller Elaine M - - 2013
Elaine Beller and colleagues from the PRISMA for Abstracts group provide a reporting guidelines for reporting abstracts of systematic reviews in journals and at conferences.
Dublin Sascha - - 2013
PURPOSE: This study aimed to develop Natural Language Processing (NLP) approaches to supplement manual outcome validation, specifically to validate pneumonia cases from chest radiograph reports. METHODS: We trained one NLP system, ONYX, using radiograph reports from children and adults that were previously manually reviewed. We then assessed its validity on ...
StojĨev Zoran - - 2013
Diffuse cavernous hemangioma of the rectum (DCHR) is a rare benign tumor of vascular origin. Approximately 200 such cases have been reported in the literature. Here we present a case of a 49-year old female patient who underwent a surgical procedure due to a mass of the rectum with a ...
Birch Stephen - - 2013
Abstract The article by He and colleagues, "Adverse Events Following Acupuncture: A Systematic Review of the Chinese Literature for the Years 1956-2010" is an important and timely contribution. In this commentary, the article is reviewed and issues are highlighted about how to interpret and contextualize the results of their study. ...
Marshall Andre P - - 2013
Duplication of the appendix is a rare condition and is usually an incidental finding during an appendectomy. There have been several cases reported in the literature. Although not usually associated with any discrete pathology, the presenting symptoms can vary but are usually associated with acute appendicitis. We present two cases ...
Seehra Jadbinder - - 2013
The aim of this study was to investigate the reporting completeness of systematic review (SR) abstracts in leading dental specialty journals. Electronic and supplementary hand searching were undertaken to identify SRs published in seven dental specialty journals and in the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. Abstract reporting completeness was evaluated ...
Goldstein David P - - 2013
BACKGROUND: The purpose of this article was to provide a review of the literature on shoulder disability after neck dissection. METHODS: A literature review was performed using Ovid Medline and Embase databases. A total of 306 abstracts and 78 full-text articles were reviewed. Forty-two articles were eligible for inclusion. RESULTS: ...
Josephsen Justin B - - 2013
Strangulation of bowel in utero causing infarction has been rarely reported in neonates. We report a case of congenital diaphragmatic hernia with bowel incarceration, requiring substantial resection of necrotic bowel. Despite a prolonged hospitalization, the patient had a good outcome and was discharged home nippling full enteral feeds. Three previous ...
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