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Prodinger Christine - - 2013
Nevus spilus (NS) is a potential precursor of melanoma; the vast majority of cases reported in the literature were histologically classified as superficial spreading melanoma. To demonstrate the diagnostic value of reflectance confocal microscopy (RCM) in this subtype of congenital nevi. We report a case of a large congenital NS ...
Madan Neha Kawatra - - 2013
Tubulopapillary hidradenoma is a rare adnexal neoplasm with only a few cases reported in literature. The tumor shows a female predominance with a wide age range and presents as a well-defined, non-tender nodule most often located on the scalp. Review of the literature yielded no fine-needle aspiration reports of the ...
Maggi Genaro - - 2013
Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome presents with a variety of neurologic features, which, although devastating at some point, are potentially reversible on prompt recognition and institution of appropriated treatment. We report the management of three cases occurring in the last 4 years in our tertiary university hospital.
Rathy Ravindran - - 2013
Osteoradionecrosis (ORN) of the jaws, particularly of the mandible, is a long-term and serious complication of therapeutic radiotherapy for head and neck cancer. The mandible is affected more commonly than any other bones of the head and neck region. The incidence of ORN of mandible is reported to be between ...
Summers Johanne C - - 2013
Idiopathic spinal cord herniation (ISCH) is a rare condition, of unknown pathogenesis, that primarily affects the thoracic spinal cord. It is characterized by ventral displacement of the spinal cord through a dural defect. The aim of this study was to review the literature and to present a retrospective single center ...
Sridev Smisha - - 2013
Spontaneous OHSS is a rare event in pregnancy following natural conception and only a few cases have been reported in the literature so far. This report is a case of spontaneously conceived pregnancy with Spontaneous OHSS and Primary hypothyroidism.
Tsai Meng-Hsuan MH Department of Medical Education and Family Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, - - 2013
Levamisole, an immunomodulator and anthelmintic medication, has been used in dermatology for years. Even though the adverse effects are usually mild and reversible, attention should be paid toward severe events such as vasculitis and neutropenia. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first case report on a patient ...
Jin Sang-Gyun SG Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, The Catholic University of Korea College of Medicine, Seoul, - - 2013
Hemangioma is one of the most common benign neoplasm involved on head and neck. However, cavernous hemangiomas are relatively rare in preauricular sinus space and has rarely been reported around the world. Recently, a 44-year-old female patient came to our clinic with cavernous hemangioma involving the preauricular sinus. This case ...
Chiang Katherine - - 2013
Granuloma annulare (GA) is a granulomatous dermatosis that rarely presents on the face and is extremely uncommon in the periocular region. We report our experience with the presentation and management of GA lesions on the eyelids of a 17-year-old girl. We performed a review of published literature and identified 13 ...
Valente Tullio - - 2013
Isolated herniation of the pancreas through a gastroesophageal hiatus is an extremely rare condition, and only one case has been reported in the world literature. We describe a MDCT diagnosis of isolated partial hiatal hernia containing the body of a normal pancreas in an asymptomatic patient, give an anatomical explanation ...
Sujatha Palatheeya - - 2013
Eleven known flavonoids (1-11) were isolated from Dikamali, the gum resin of Gardenia lucida. Three of them, desmethylnobiletin, pectolinarigenin and xanthomicrol, are a new report from this source. Nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) data are being given for all the isolates. For two of them, viz., 3',4'-dimethoxywogonin and 4'-hydroxywogonin, such data ...
Salk Allison - - 2013
OBJECTIVE:To better characterize the association between type I interferons and ischemic colitis (IC) in patients with the hepatitis C virus (HCV) and multiple sclerosis (MS), by analyzing reports submitted to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Adverse Event Reporting System (AERS) and the published literature.DATA SOURCES:A total of 2,562,390 reports ...
Dineen Sean P - - 2013
Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) is the most common cause of healthcare associated infectious diarrhea. In the last decade, the incidence of C. difficile infection has increased dramatically. The virulence of C. difficile has also increased recently with toxigenic strains developing. C. difficile is generally a disease of the colon and ...
Saxena Ankur - - 2013
BACKGROUND CONTEXT: Melorheostosis is a rare sclerosing bone disorder with a predilection for the appendicular skeleton. Involvement of the spine is infrequent and largely asymptomatic. Surgical treatment for spinal involvement is therefore uncommon with only one reported case of lumbar fusion for painful lumbosacral melorheostosis. PURPOSE: We report a case ...
Vann Jones S A - - 2013
BACKGROUND: Dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) is increasingly recognized as a common cause of dementia in older people. However, its true frequency remains unclear, with previous studies reporting a prevalence range from zero to 22.8% of all dementia cases. This review aimed to establish the population prevalence and incidence for ...
Kim Hee J - - 2013
Alveolar soft-part sarcoma (ASPS) is a translocation-associated sarcoma that occurs most commonly in the lower extremities and rarely in orbit. Only 34 orbital cases have been reported in the literature, and it is often misdiagnosed due to its rare occurrence and nonspecific clinical findings. The optimal treatment remains controversial, although ...
Aburahma Zachary - - 2013
We report a case of a pseudoaneurysm of the popliteal artery following arthroscopic knee surgery. Endovascular repair was successfully used as the treatment for this patient and studies have shown this to be a safe alternative to surgery.
Aburahma Zachary - - 2013
We report a case of a pseudoaneurysm of the popliteal artery following arthroscopic knee surgery. Endovascular repair was successfully used as the treatment for this patient and studies have shown this to be a safe alternative to surgery.
Pineda Danielle - - 2013
Congenital anomalies of the inferior vena cava (IVC) occur in roughly 4% of the population. We report an interesting case of an atypical variant of duplicated IVC. A 20-year-old man presented with orthopedic injuries and intracranial hemorrhage following a motorcycle accident. He was taken to the fluoroscopy suite for IVC ...
Shakur Sophia F - - 2013
BACKGROUND CONTEXT: Spinal fibromatosis is a unique subset of fibromatosis that is only anecdotally described in the literature in sporadic case reports. According to our review of the literature, only 11 cases of spinal fibromatosis have been previously documented. This paucity of clinical data limits our understanding of its presentation ...
Brims Fraser John H - - 2013
INTRODUCTION: Spontaneous pneumothorax (SP) is broken down into primary (PSP: no known underlying lung disease), secondary (SSP: known lung disease) and from trauma or iatrogenic pneumothorax (IP). Current treatments include a conservative approach, needle aspiration, chest drain, suction and surgery. A Heimlich valve (HV) is a lightweight one-way valve designed ...
Erra Carmen - - 2013
Introduction: Nerve entrapment due to osseous callus formation is a rare complication after bone fractures. Electrodiagnostic studies and routine radiographic imaging often fail to demonstrate the pathology. The diagnosis is difficult and is often made incidentally upon surgical exploration. Nerve ultrasonography has not been used routinely used to assess such ...
Sun Lisha - - 2013
Duplication deformity of the mandible is exceedingly rare. Its occurrence with congenital facial cleft and parotid gland aplasia has been rarely reported as 1 entity. We report such a case with detailed computed tomography (CT) description and provide a review of the literature on mandible duplication.
Tafazal Suhayl I - - 2013
Proximal tibiofibular instability is a rarely reported clinical entity in children. In this case report, we describe such a case in an 8-year-old boy successfully stabilized using a minimally invasive technique with a Tightrope device. The child remained pain free and asymptomatic at 2 years of follow-up. The surgical technique ...
Bălănescu Nr - - 2013
We report the case of an 11-year-old female with acute pancreatitis, and review the literature highlighting the presenting symptoms and signs, laboratory tests, and investigational tools that helped in the establishment of a correct diagnosis. First, the patient presented to a regional hospital reporting abdominal pain, vomiting and liquid stool. ...
Fontenot Philip A - - 2013
WHAT'S KNOWN ON THE SUBJECT? AND WHAT DOES THE STUDY ADD?: It is known that positive surgical margins (PSMs) after radical prostatectomy (RP) in patients with prostate cancer are a significant predictor of biochemical recurrence (BCR). Furthermore, no general consensus exists in the literature on how specific PSM-associated prognostic variables, ...
Zafar Saemah Nuzhat - - 2013
A patient having monocular elevation deficiency with associated dextrocardia and situs inversus is reported. Review of the literature regarding ocular features described in association with dextrocardia is also presented.
Campbell James P - - 2013
PURPOSE: A case report of an 8-year-old female who underwent interhemispheric transcallosal approach to the third ventricle, cerebral aqueduct, and fourth ventricle for resection of a mixed ependymal neurocytoma and review of the literature was evaluated. METHODS: An Ovid MEDLINE review of the literature was conducted starting in 1946 to ...
Meyer Melissa - - 2013
Arteriovenous malformations can lead to life-threatening complications, particularly in neonates. Only a few case reports document arteriovenous malformations of the umbilicus, all presenting with complications and necessitating urgent surgical intervention. We report the case of a neonate with an incidentally noted umbilical arteriovenous malformation, treated with laparoscopic assisted resection.
Walsh Colin A - - 2013
OBJECTIVE: To determine the opinion of clinical obstetricians regarding interpretation of placental reports, including a recently proposed Norwegian classification system. METHODS: Paper and online surveys were circulated to practicing obstetricians in Ireland. Data on clinician experience, clinical workload, and exposure to placental pathology reporting were collated. Additionally, clinicians' opinions regarding ...
Polat Meltem - - 2013
Abstract Tularemia is a bacterial zoonotic disease that is caused by Francisella tularensis and among the infectious reasons that cause fever of unknown origin (FUO) in children. Typhoidal or pneumonic tularemia can manifest predominantly as FUO. However, presentation of oropharyngeal tularemia as FUO is uncommon. Here, we report a case ...
Fan Ming-Chao - - 2013
Meningioma is a common intracranial tumor in adults. Pediatric cases account for approximately 1.5% of all intracranial meningiomas, and very few cases show malignant histological features. Primary pediatric malignant meningioma in the cerebellopontine angle is extremely uncommon. Herein, we report a 2-year-old girl with malignant meningioma in the cerebellopontine angle. ...
Sarosiek Shayna - - 2013
Abstract AL amyloidosis presenting as a solitary mediastinal mass is a rare occurrence, with only a few cases reported in the literature. We describe a case of a man presenting with a mediastinal mass diagnosed as amyloidosis, confirmed by mass spectrometry to consist of lambda light chains. Here we review ...
Verma Roshan Kumar - - 2013
Abnormal dilation of a normal anterior jugular vein is a rare anomaly and usually presents as a neck lump. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first report in the literature of such a case in which the patient presented with severe tinnitus. Excision of the dilated portion ...
Al-Rikabi Ammar Cherkess - - 2013
Primary liposarcomas of the female and male breasts are very rare. Heterologous differentiation in adipocytic tumors is also an exceedingly rare phenomenon, which is occasionally reported in the literature. We describe the case of a 22 year-old female who presented with a relatively large left breast mass which was clinically ...
Mehta Anupama - - 2013
Wandering spleen with torsion, a rare clinical diagnosis, was found to be the cause of chronic abdominal pain in an 11-year-old female with a history of congenital diaphragmatic hernia repaired at three days of age. Doppler ultrasound revealed patent vessels with splenomegaly, and computed tomography (CT) showed an absence of ...
López Fernando - - 2013
Oncocytic neoplasms are tumors composed of oncocytes (ie, epithelial cells with a large cytoplasm that is rich in mitochondria). Most cases are benign and originate from the salivary glands. Although there have been a few reported cases of oncocytomas being found in the sinonasal tract, most if not all cases ...
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This report summarizes frequencies, distributions, and trends of external causes of traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) that are recorded on standardized records of medical encounters of U.S. military members. Causes of TBI were reported for 100 percent of cases hospitalized in military facilities, but were relatively infrequently reported in other treatment ...
Lindholm Erika B - - 2013
Zenker's Diverticulum (ZD) is a false diverticulum located in the posterior esophagus between the cricopharyngeus and inferior constrictor. Few cases have been reported in the pediatric population. Congenital esophageal diverticulum is commonly associated with additional esophageal anatomical deformities or iatrogenic injury in the early post-natal period. TD was born at ...
Anderson Mark Daniel - - 2013
Herpes simplex or herpes zoster reactivation after spinal surgery is rarely reported. This case report and review of the literature describes patients in whom this reactivation occurs to clarify the diagnosis and management. In addition to reporting their case, the authors reviewed case reports and series published between 1980 and ...
Messmer Patricia Ruth - - 2013
The purpose of this study was to retrospectively review Humpty Dumpty Falls Scale (HDFS) scores using electronic medical records (EMR) reports at a pediatric hospital to determine characteristics related to falls, injuries, and performance of the HDFS tool. The specific research question was: Is there a significant difference in HDFS ...
Yang Wendy - - 2013
Hemangiopericytoma is an uncommon tumor that occurs mostly in middle-aged adults. There have been only sporadic case reports of splenic involvement, and in all but one the treatment has been total splenectomy. We present a one-month-old boy with splenic hemangiopericytoma treated with partial splenectomy. This is the youngest case in ...
Hardwicke J - - 2013
Compartment syndrome affecting the upper limb is reported rarely in the literature and is usually limited to single case reports. Upper limb compartment syndrome secondary to envenomation is rare, especially in the UK. Worldwide, it has been reported resulting from snake and insect bites, mostly from snakes from the Viperidae ...
Fons Mark E - - 2013
Oncocytomas arising in the nasal cavity are quite rare. These entities more commonly occur in the major salivary glands, minor salivary glands, respiratory seromucinous glands, and endocrine organs. Very few cases of oncocytoma in the nasal cavity have been reported, with only 5 diagnosed as malignant. This article describes a ...
Scheier Eric - - 2013
Rotavirus gastroenteritis is a prevalent childhood illness rarely complicated by secondary bacterial sepsis. Although there are case reports of septicemia after rotavirus infection, there are no recent reviews on this topic. To add new cases of septicemia after rotavirus to the literature, review the few cases of septicemia after rotavirus ...
Saricaoglu Murat Sinan - - 2013
In this case report, we present occurrence of bilateral angle closure glaucoma in a 9-year-old girl with geleophysic dysplasia. Bilateral YAG laser iridotomy was applied, but intraocular pressure (IOP) remained at high levels, necessitating bilateral trabeculectomy with mitomycin C. On her follow-up examinations for 3 years, IOP remained in the ...
Gutte Rameshwar - - 2013
Tuberous sclerosis (TSC) is an autosomal dominant hereditary condition with many varied forms of clinical presentation. The most frequent cutaneous findings in TSC include multiple angiofibromas, hypopigmented macules, periungual fibromas, and shagreen patch. Rarely, unilateral multiple facial angiofibromas have been reported. We report a case of unilateral multiple facial angiofibromas ...
Ballullaya Srinidhi V - - 2013
The success of root canal therapy depends on the locations of all the canals, thourough debridement and proper sealing. At times the clinicians are challenged with variations in morphology of root canal. This review article attempts to list out all the variations of permanent mandibular first molar published so for ...
Vinchant Marie - - 2013
In recent years we have seen an increase in the frequency of cesarean sections. We present a case report of an endometrioid adenocarcinoma arising from abdominal wall endometriosis in a patient with a history of cesarean sections and describe its diagnostic and therapeutic management.
Hashim Hilwati - - 2013
Uterine arteriovenous malformation (AVM) is a rare condition, with fewer than 100 cases reported in the literature. Despite it being rare, it is a potentially life-threatening condition. This case report describes a 33-year-old woman who presented with secondary post-partum hemorrhage. Transabdominal ultrasound (US) of the pelvis showed increased vascularity with ...
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