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Cai Chunyu - - 2013
Low-grade myofibroblastic sarcoma (LGMFS) is considered a distinct entity in the World Health Organization classification of soft tissue neoplasms, defined as an atypical myofibroblastic proliferation with fibromatosis-like features and a predilection for the head and neck. A substantial subset of previously reported myofibroblastic sarcomas (MFS), particularly in the head and ...
Duggan Eileen M EM Department of Pediatric Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232-2730, USA. Electronic address: - - 2014
NSQIP Pediatric (NSQIP-P) is a robust quality improvement effort. A limitation of the NSQIP process lies in capturing a small proportion of the total case volume. This study examines whether appendectomies captured by NSQIP-P are concordant with all appendectomies, the most commonly captured procedure in 2011. We compared case mix ...
Franceschini Paulo Roberto PR Division of Neurosurgery, Hospital Saúde, Caxias do Sul/RS, - - 2014
Study Design Case report and review of the literature. Objective To present an unusual case of conus medullaris ependymal cyst. Methods This is a case of a 41-year-old woman with a diagnosis of ependymal cyst who presented with a history of shock-like pain to the lower limbs. Results The patient underwent a successful cyst ...
Hirvonen-Kari Mirja - - 2013
Examination requests and imaging reports are the most important communication instruments between clinicians and radiologists. An accurate and clear report helps referring physicians make care decisions for their patients. To evaluate the contents of initial and re-reported chest reports, assess the inter-observer agreement, and evaluate the clarity of the report ...
Wang Deming - - 2013
Ethanol has been used for embolization of arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) for 3 decades. Cardiovascular collapse (CVC), although a rare complication, has been reported and occurs immediately to a few hours after ethanol embolization. The present report describes a case of CVC and disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) after ethanol embolotherapy in ...
Yeo Jennifer - - 2013
Porokeratosis ptychotropica represents a rare and under-recognized variant of porokeratosis. There are also alternative descriptions for this disorder in the literature. Since its original description in 1995, additional characteristic features have been showed in case reports published in the literature. These cumulative reports, although still limited in numbers, have helped ...
Lozupone Emilio - - 2013
Involvement of the cauda equina in Ewing sarcoma (ES) is extremely rare, and only few cases are reported in literature. However, ES of cauda equina shares some neuroradiological features with other neoplasms that can involve the intradural space. Therefore, differential diagnosis with other tumors of cauda equina should be considered ...
Chen Ming - - 2013
This report describes a giant pleural lipoma that arose from the pleura of the 7th anterior intercostal space and occupied approximately 75% of the right pleural cavity in a 49-year-old woman. The tumor was completely excised by right thoracotomy. The complete histopathological investigation showed pleural lipoma, and we made a ...
Rodrigues Jonathan C L - - 2013
This multicentre study aimed to assess compliance of the reporting environment with best ergonomic practice and to determine the prevalence of musculoskeletal symptoms related to working as a radiologist. All 148 radiology trainees and consultants in 10 hospitals across the region were invited to complete a musculoskeletal symptoms and reporting ...
Hb Bolton-Maggs Paula - - 2013
The annual report from the UK independent confidential haemovigilance reporting scheme - SHOT - was published in July (Bolton-Maggs et al, 2013). This is the 16th year of reporting, and more than 97.8% of NHS organizations in the UK made reports.
Tsodoulos Spyridon - - 2013
Cherubism is a rare, non-neoplastic pathologic entity first described by Jones in 1933. It affects mostly younger individuals and is usually inherited. Cherubism presents as a painless jaw enlargement that affects both the maxilla and the mandible and is characterized by replacement of the osseous tissue by fibrous connective tissue. ...
Obenson Ken - - 2013
Peer review in forensic pathology practice has become an important cornerstone of continuous quality improvement. Although there are several components to an effective and transparent peer review process, one of the most essential is the review of completed reports. The autopsy report may be reviewed prospectively (report reviewed before sign ...
Karthik Udupa - - 2013
Spontaneous regression of malignancies is a very rare phenomenon. Our research of existing literature yielded only 16 cases of Hodgkin's lymphoma which regressed spontaneously. The outcome of primary progressive Hodgkin's lymphoma is poor even with salvage chemotherapy and autologous bone marrow transplantation. Here we present a case of primary progressive ...
Untch Brian R - - 2013
Isolated pancreatic metastases may occur in patients with many types of cancer. Several retrospective case series have been published demonstrating the feasibility of resection in selected patients. Here we report our experience with pancreatic metastasectomy in 70 patients and review the published literature. Our findings suggest that long-term survival is ...
Balboni Giulia - - 2013
Assessment strategies that reliably and validly assess the indicators of quality of life (QOL) of individuals with intellectual disability (ID) are necessary for planning interventions and evaluating outcomes. In the present study, inter-rater reliability and concordance of the two assessment strategies report of others and self-report were evaluated in a ...
Goldfarb Michael - - 2013
Energy drink (ED) consumption has been linked to several adverse event reports, but there is limited data on related cardiovascular (CV) complications. We describe clinical characteristics, ED consumption profile, co-ingestions, and results of cardiovascular testing in a series of cardiovascular event reports temporally related to ED consumption from the literature. ...
Top Karina A - - 2013
The Canadian Adverse Event Following Immunization Surveillance System (CAEFISS) receives report via active syndromic surveillance for selected serious AEFI from the Canadian Immunization Monitoring Program Active (IMPACT) and via targeted passive surveillance from Federal/Provincial/Territorial health jurisdictions. Post-immunization seizure is a target of active and passive surveillance. Since 2009, the revised ...
Rosenkrantz Andrew B - - 2013
The aim of this study was to assess for an association between radiologists' turnaround time (TAT) and report quality for emergency department (ED) abdominopelvic CT examinations. Reports of 60 consecutive ED abdominopelvic CT studies from five abdominal radiologists (300 total reports) were included. An ED radiologist, abdominal radiologist, and ED ...
Wu Feng Liang - - 2013
Polyostotic fibrous dysplasia (PFD) seldom involves the thoracic spine and usually presents with back pain. To describe an extremely rare presentation of an uncommon disease. We present a case report from a university hospital. We report a case of symptomatic thoracic PFD associated with myelopathy and pathologic fracture. A thorough ...
Shah Tasneem - - 2013
Critical Care Student/Resident Case Report Posters IVSESSION TYPE: Medical Student/Resident Case ReportPRESENTED ON: Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 01:30 PM - 02:30 PMINTRODUCTION: Nocardia is a gram positive branching filamentous organism and it can disseminate to any organ. Nocardia bacteremia is rare, even in severely immunocompromised patients with underlying malignancies.CASE ...
Walczak Dominik A - - 2013
Abstract Volvulus of transverse colon is a rare cause of large bowel obstruction. Diagnosis can be challenging and the effective management remains controversial. We report a case of volvulus of the transverse colon in a 76-year-old woman. The literature regarding diagnosis and treatment of such pathology was also reviewed.
Padhiary Subrat Kumar SK Reader, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Institute of Dental Sciences , Bhubaneswar, India - - 2013
With the advent of broad spectrum antibiotics, chronic osteomyelitis of jaw, especially of maxilla, has become a rare lesion. Osteomyelitis of jaw is associated with a complex microbiota, the most common oral microorganism being, Staphylococcus sp. Reported cases of jaw osteomyelitis caused by enteric bacteria are very few in literature. ...
Pietro Impellizzeri I Department of Medical and Surgical Pediatric Sciences, University of Messina, Messina, - - 2013
Volvulus and intussusception are rare conditions in children. We describe an unusual case of intussusception due to a solitary Peutz-Jeghers type hamartomatous polyp complicated by volvulus, which occurred in an 11-year-old girl. A laparotomy allows to successfully treat the pathology. The postoperative course was favourable. We discuss the clinical findings ...
Hong Yi Y Department of Research and Development, Harris Corporation-Healthcare Solutions, Milwaukee, WI, - - 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 ...
Cowan Ian A - - 2013
Historically, there has been no objective method of measuring the time required for radiologists to produce reports during normal work. We have created a technique for semi-automated measurement of radiologist reporting time, and through it produced a robust set of absolute time requirements and relative value units for consultant reporting ...
Gabbay Uri - - 2013
Esthesioneuroblastoma (ENB) is a rare tumor of the olfactory mucosa. We treated a 50-year-old man with an ENB in the right ethmoid sinus who had been diagnosed 16 years earlier with syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion (SIADH) of unknown cause. When the ENB was surgically removed, the patient's osmoregulation ...
Hirsch Gaelle - - 2013
A 2-week-old Holstein Friesian female calf was presented with profuse diarrhea and abdominal distension. Clinicopathological findings included marked hypoproteinemia, hypoglycemia and leucopenia, mild hyperlactatemia, and hyperfibrinogenemia. On abdominal ultrasonography, features were consistent with portomesenteric venous gas (PVG), a rare condition reported in the medical literature. The PVG in this calf ...
Janne d'Othée Bertrand - - 2013
Existing diagnostic radiology peer-review systems do not address the specificities of interventional radiology (IR) practice. The purpose of this study was to assess the feasibility of a specifically developed interventional peer review method, IR Peer. Retrospective review of a prospectively encoded pilot database aimed at demonstrating the feasibility of IR ...
Pastore Valentina V Pediatric Surgery Unit, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Foggia, Foggia, - - 2013
Sigmoid volvulus (SV) is an extremely rare cause of bowel obstruction in the newborn period. We report a neonatal case of SV misdiagnosed as small bowel volvulus. At laparotomy, the classical findings of SV were observed without gangrene. The operative procedure consisted of simple detorsion without sigmoidopexy.
Ohayi S A - - 2013
Generally, sarcomas of the female genital tract are rare and angiosarcomas are extremely rare. They usually have poor prognosis and pose serious diagnostic challenges requiring special techniques namely special stains and immunohistochemistry for proper elucidation. A case report of a 65 old para 8 (4 alive) widow, 17 years postmenopusal, ...
Walton S J - - 2013
Spontaneous rectal rupture with subsequent transanal evisceration is an unusual phenomenon that has been rarely reported in the literature. Owing to its infrequent occurrence, little is known about the aetiology of this event although a weakening of the anterior rectal wall has been proposed. This article describes the first reported ...
Tsikoudas Alexandros - - 2013
A frontocutaneous fistula is a rare sequela of frontal sinus pathology. Management via an endoscopic approach is not frequently reported in the literature. We describe such an approach with the aid of still photography and imaging plus videoendoscopy, and we discuss the current literature.
Sousa Alexandre A AA MD, PhD. School of Medicine, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Av. Alfredo Balena, 190, Sta Efigênia, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, - - 2013
Solitary fibrous tumor (SFT) is a rare spindle cell neoplasm that usually develops in the pleura and peritoneum. The head and neck region is involved in only 6% of the cases. Involvement of the parotid gland is a rare phenomenon, with only 24 cases reported in the literature. The aim ...
Lee Oswald - - 2013
Pleural Global Case ReportsSESSION TYPE: Global Case ReportPRESENTED ON: Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 01:30 PM - 02:30 PMINTRODUCTION: The first written documentation of acupuncture dates back to the 100BC in the Chinese literature Huangdi Neijing, this form of alternative therapy has become increasingly popular globally in the last 20 ...
Shah Viral N VN Barbara Davis Center for Diabetes, Aurora, Colorado, - - 2013
The association of gonadal dysgenesis and Mayer-Rokitansky-Kuster-Hauser syndrome is very rare. We report a 21-year-old phenotypical female who presented with primary amenorrhea and underdeveloped secondary sexual characteristics. Hormonal evaluation revealed hypergonadotropic hypogonadism. Her karyotype was 46XX. Laparoscopy of pelvis revealed absent uterus, normal fallopian tubes and bilateral streak ovaries, which ...
Almohideb Mohammad - - 2013
Background:Kaposi sarcoma (KS) is a cutaneous endothelial vascular proliferation with four subtypes: iatrogenic, acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) related, African, and classic. Familial cases of KS are rare, with 72 cases reported to date, and all were described with the classic variant. The occurrence of classic KS in the Jewish ...
Park Tae Ik TI Department of Internal Medicine, Ilsin Christian Hospital, Busan, - - 2013
Acute cholecystitis after a colonoscopy is a rare event, and only eight documented cases are reported in the literature. A 35-year-old male underwent a screening colonoscopy. There was a 5-mm sessile polyp in the sigmoid colon, which was removed by using a hot snare polypectomy. Forty-eight hours after the colonoscopy, ...
Moon Sung Min SM Department of Radiology, Chonnam National University Hospital, Gwangju, South - - 2013
We report a case of pleural mucinous cystadenocarcinoma which was mistaken to be a loculated empyema on chest CT. To the best of our knowledge, this entity has never been previously reported in literature.
McLoughlin Louise C - - 2013
Ureteral diverticulum is a rare urological condition with only 45 cases described in the literature. These previously reported cases vary in their presentation, diagnosis and management and there is no consensus in the literature on the best diagnostic tool available. We describe our experience on diagnosing and managing this condition ...
Potter Michael Q MQ Department of Orthopaedics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, United - - 2013
Study Design  Case report and review of the literature. Objective The objective of the article is to report the case of a 20-year-old patient with a threatened aortic injury from pedicle screw instrumentation successfully managed without aortic grafting. Methods The patient's clinical course is retrospectively reviewed. The offending hardware was removed after ...
Allevi F - - 2013
Rhabdomyomas are rare mesenchymal benign tumors of striated muscle origin that can be classified into cardiac and extracardiac types. Cardiac rhabdomyomas are considered as hamartomatous lesion because of their association with phacomatosis. Extracardiac type is further classified into adult, fetal and genital form, depending on the individual tumor's degree of ...
Ganesan Subramanian S Department of Paediatric Neurology, Leicester Royal Infirmary, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, Leicester, United - - 2013
Autoimmune limbic encephalitis (LE) associated with voltage gated potassium channel antibodies (VGKC-Abs) in children is more common than previously thought and is not always paraneoplastic. Non-neoplastic, autoimmune LE associated with VGKC-Abs has been described recently. However, only few case reports in children as the disease is predominantly described in the ...
Hashim Hayder A HA Orthodontic Section, Department of Dentistry Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, - - 2013
Complete impaction of primary teeth is a very rare condition and less seen at the dental office compared with permanent dentition. To report the use of cone-beam computed tomography in the management of a 7-year-old boy with completely impacted maxillary second deciduous molar due to the presence of odontoma and ...
Seo Il I Department of Neurosurgery, Maryknoll Medical Center, Busan, - - 2013
Intracranial hemangiopericytoma is unusual, and those occurring in the posterior fossa is extremely rare; we report such a rare case of hemangiopericytoma of the posterior fossa. The radiologic findings and gross characteristics of hemangiopericytomas are sometimes quite similar to those of meningiomas. Although extremely rare, the operator should be aware ...
Mohanty Chandan B CB Department of Neurosurgery, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore, Karnataka, - - 2013
Hemorrhagic type of moyamoya disease (MMD) is extremely rare in children. Ischemia following hemorrhage is very rare in MMD. There are only 11 reports of mixed-type of MMD, with the patient having both hemorrhage and ischemia in the same hemisphere at the time of presentation, or at different time periods. ...
Chakrabarty Ashima Datey AD Department of Pulmonology, Eesha Multispeciality Hospitals, Hyderabad, - - 2013
The common causes of stridor in adults are abscesses or swelling of upper airway, tumors, paralysis or malfunction of vocal cords. Laryngospasm due to hypocalcemia is a rare cause of stridor in adults, although occasionally reported in the neonates. We report an elderly lady having stridor and laryngospasm, secondary to ...
Kumar Amandeep A Department of Neurosurgery, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, - - 2013
Astrocytomas of Conus-Cauda equina region are rare. Astrocytomas, which are intramedullary tumors, may rarely have an extramedullary component. However, primary intradural extramedullary astrocytomas are extremely rare, with very few cases reported in the literature. We describe a giant extramedullary pilocytic astrocytoma of Cauda equina in a 20-year-old male. To the ...
Joob B B Sanitation 1 Medical Academic Center, Bangkhae, Bangkok, - - 2013
Background: Adrenal cortical carcinoma (ACC) is an uncommon cancer. Materials and Methods: The author performed a literature review on the reports of ACC in Thailand in order to summarize the characteristics of this rare cancer among Thai patients. Results: According to this study, there have been at least seven reports ...
Yaranal Parasappa Joteppa PJ Department of Pathology, Kannur Medical College, Kannur, Kerala, - - 2013
Chondroid lipoma is an unusual, unique benign lipomatous tumor. We present a case of chondroid lipoma of right thigh in 46-year- old female to highlight the distinct morphological simily, it is important to distinguish it from extraskeletal chondrosarcoma and myxoid liposarcoma. The review of the literature has been discussed.
Utsman Robert A RA School of Health Sciences, Latin-American University of Science and Technology (ULACIT), San Jose, Costa Rica. - - 2013
Coronoid hyperplasia is a rare entity of unknown etiology due to increased and persistent bone growth that has been associated with trauma, inflammation, hormonal influence and hypervascularization. A case of coronoid hyperplasia in a pediatric patient with restriction in mandibular movements and an absence of painful symptoms initially misdiagnosed as ...
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