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Nikolaos Panagopoulos - - 2014
Swyer-James-McLeod Syndrome (SJMS) is an uncommon, emphysematous disease characterized by radiologic hyperlucency of pulmonary parenchyma due to loss of the pulmonary vascular structure and to alveolar overdistension.Case report: We herein describe a 15-year-old Caucasian patient with well-established SJMS since childhood who presented with spontaneous pneumothorax. Video-assisted thoracoscopic bullectomy with apical ...
Liu Yi-Chun Carol YC Ear, Nose, and Throat Institute, Case Western Reserve University, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH, - - 2014
Congenital labyrinthine cholesteatoma can cause varying degrees of hearing loss and vertigo. Hearing preservation is not always possible when treatment involves total labyrinthectomy. Since 1969, there have been several case reports and case series documenting hearing preservation following surgical treatment of congenital labyrinthine cholesteatoma. However, none of the case reports ...
Ng Christabella C Department of Paediatric Surgery, University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust, , Southampton, - - 2014
To review the outcome of all antenatally diagnosed conservatively managed congenital lung malformations (CLMs) managed at our centre. All patients diagnosed antenatally with cystic lung malformations from 2001 to 2011, at a tertiary referral paediatric surgical centre practising a policy of conservative management of asymptomatic cases, were retrospectively reviewed. Data ...
Donald Kirsten A KA Division of Developmental Paediatrics, School of Child and Adolescent Health, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa. Electronic address: - - 2014
Cerebral palsy is a common neurologic problem in children and is reported as occurring in approximately 2-2.5 of 1000 live births globally. As is the case with many pediatric neurologic conditions, very little has been reported on this condition in the African context. Resource-limited settings such as those found across ...
Ucvet Ahmet A Department of Thoracic Surgery, Izmir Dr. Suat Seren Chest Diseases and Thoracic Surgery Training and Research Hospital, Izmir, - - 2014
Endometriosis is characterized by the growth of endometrium outside the uterine cavity or myometrium. There is no specific radiologic finding that defines endometriosis. Parenchymal lesions, nodules or blebs are reported in the literature, although this clinical entity is rare. Definitive diagnosis and treatment are often possible with surgery. We report ...
Sousa Joana - - 2014
In the last decade, several third- and fourth-generation fluoroquinolones (FQs) have been approved for clinical use. These new agents exhibit a more potent and broader-spectrum antibacterial activity and improved pharmacokinetic properties in comparison to the earlier FQs. Although new FQs are generally safe and well tolerated, moderate-to-severe toxicity events have ...
Howes Loene M LM School of Psychology; and Tasmanian Institute of Law Enforcement Studies (TILES), School of Social Sciences, University of Tasmania, Private Bag 22, Hobart 7001, Tasmania, Australia. Electronic address: - - 2014
Scientific language contains features that may impede understanding for non-scientists. Forensic scientists' written reports are read by police, lawyers, and judges, and thus assessment of readability is warranted. Past studies of readability differed in background theory and approach, but analysed one or more of: content and sequence; language; and format. ...
Clements Matthew B MB University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA. Electronic address: - - 2014
Cloacal exstrophy (CE) is a rare congenital disorder with a number of significant associated anomalies. Fetal ultrasound has been used to identify CE; however, accurate diagnosis is challenging. Recently, magnetic resonance imaging has been reported to improve prenatal diagnosis and better characterize the associated defects. We report a case of ...
Ali Ayad K AK Eli Lilly and Company, Indianapolis, IN. Electronic address: - - 2014
Peripheral neuropathy (PN) is an identified risk of systemic antibacterial therapy with fluoroquinolones. The risk and its severity, including the development of Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) between individual agents is uncertain. This study examines the association between fluoroquinolones and PN and GBS in cases spontaneously reported to the FDA Adverse Event ...
Renshaw Scott A SA From the Department of Pathology, Baptist Hospital of Miami, Miami, - - 2014
Context.-The College of American Pathologists Cancer Case Summaries templates provide a method for including all necessary pathology information in surgical pathology reports with cancer. How effective these templates are at ensuring a complete report, as measured by a separate outside tumor registry, is not known. Objective.-To determine factors that correlate ...
Haddad B B University College London Hospital, 235 Euston Road, London NW1 2BU, - - 2014
We have reviewed the current literature to compare the results of surgery aimed to repair or debride a damaged acetabular labrum. We identified 28 studies to be included in the review containing a total of 1631 hips in 1609 patients. Of these studies 12 reported a mean rate of good ...
Green Robert - - 2014
ABSTRACTObjective:Hemodynamic instability following emergent endotracheal intubation (EETI) is a potentially life-threatening adverse event. The objectives of this systematic literature review were to document the incidence of postintubation hemodynamic instability (PIHI), to determine the definitions for PIHI used in the available literature, and to examine factors associated with PIHI in adult ...
Launders Naomi J NJ Gastrointestinal, Emerging and Zoonotic Infections Department, Public Health England, London, United Kingdom ; EU Shipsan Trainet Project, Public Health Program, European Agency for Health and Consumers, Luxembourg, - - 2014
International travellers are at a risk of infectious diseases not seen in their home country. Stomach upsets are common in travellers, including on cruise ships. This study compares the incidence of stomach upsets on land- and cruise-based holidays. A major British tour operator has administered a Customer Satisfaction Questionnaire (CSQ) ...
Wheeler Kris K Department of Orthopaedics, University of Florida Jacksonville, - - 2014
A 49-year-old white man presented for evaluation of an enlarging left distal thigh mass with increasing pain over the last several months. The mass was first noticed 11 years prior to this presentation. During his initial examination, the patient was diagnosed with myositis ossificans and had a partial resection of ...
Lodder Shaun S SS Clinical Neurophysiology, MIRA-Institute for Biomedical Technology and Technical Medicine, University of Twente, The - - 2014
Interpretation of the EEG background pattern in routine recordings is an important part of clinical reviews. We evaluated the feasibility of an automated analysis system to assist reviewers with evaluation of the general properties in the EEG background pattern. QUANTITATIVE EEG METHODS WERE USED TO DESCRIBE THE FOLLOWING FIVE BACKGROUND ...
Nguyen Anson - - 2014
Eccrine porocarcinoma (EPC), or malignant eccrine poroma, is an uncommon malignant tumor presumably arising from the intraepidermal ductal portion of the sweat glands. The variable clinical appearance of EPC lesions can make diagnosis challenging for physicians and could delay appropriate treatment. We report 2 cases of EPC and review the ...
Kang Dong Min DM Department of Radiology, Wonkwang University School of Medicine & Hospital, Iksan 570-749, - - 2014
Desmoplastic fibroma of bone is a rare locally aggressive, but non-metastatic tumor. In this case report, we present a desmoplastic fibroma in an unusual location, the clavicle. Desmoplastic fibroma involving the clavicle is extremely rare, with only 2 reported cases before 1985. We report the imaging findings of a desmoplastic ...
Coulier Bruno B Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Clinique St. Luc, Bouge, Namur 5004, - - 2014
We hereby report a case of diffuse pelvic peritoneal involvement by immunoglobulin G4-related disease (IgG4-RD). Numerous pelvic masses and nodules showing delayed enhancement on enhanced abdominal CT were found to congregate in the pelvic organs of a 57-year-old female presenting with intestinal subocclusion. The differentiation between peritoneal IgG4-RD and pelvic ...
Jablenska L L Department of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Luton and Dunstable University Hospital, - - 2014
Introduction: Salivary gland pathology in the paediatric population is rare and can present management challenges regarding both investigation and treatment. Method: Case report and review of available literature. Results: A seven-year-old, fit, well girl presented with a two-month history of a painless mass over the left parotid area. Ultrasonography confirmed ...
Weinberg Tessa - - 2014
Background:Expert treatment of cutaneous facial pathology requires the correct diagnosis and precise anatomic knowledge. Lip surface anatomy is complex.Case Report:This brief report reviews the clinically relevant surface anatomy of the lip.
Fernandes Carolina - - 2014
Background:Calciphylaxis is a life-threatening condition traditionally observed in patients with end-stage renal disease. Cases of nonuremic calciphylaxis have also been reported, but data on this rare condition are mainly empirical.Objectives:To present a case of severe nonuremic calciphylaxis treated with intravenous sodium thiosulfate (IV STS) and to assess the implications of ...
Mabud Tarub S TS Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, 423 Guardian Dr., Philadelphia, PA 19104, - - 2014
We analyzed a comprehensive telephone log of pest infestation reports to assess the spatial and temporal trends in Cimex lectularius L. (bed bug) reporting throughout Philadelphia, PA. Citywide spatial analyses of reports from September 2011 to June 2012 revealed several statistically significant bed bug hotspots. However, these were small and ...
Ives John A JA Samueli Institute, Alexandria, Virginia, United States of - - 2014
We conducted a systematic review (SR) of the peer reviewed scientific literature on ultraweak photon emissions (UPE) from humans. The question was: Can ultraweak photon emissions from humans be used as a non-invasive health assessment? A systematic search was conducted across eight relevant databases: PubMed/MEDLINE, BIOSIS, CINAHL, PSYCHINFO, All of ...
Mishra Lora L Assistant Professor, Department of Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics, Institute of Dental Sciences, S'O' A University , Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India - - 2014
Surgical emphysema is well known and many case reports have been published on this. Many authors have reported this as a complication post dentoalveolar treatment. Diffusion of air into facial planes and periorbital area during endodontic procedures has been rarely reported. The use of three way air syringe and forceful ...
Zorzela Liliane L Department of Pediatrics, 4-548 Edmonton Clinic Health Academy, University of Alberta, Edmonton, - - 2014
To examine the quality of reporting of harms in systematic reviews, and to determine the need for a reporting guideline specific for reviews of harms. Systematic review. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR) and Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects (DARE). Databases were searched for systematic reviews having an ...
Chandra Aninda A Department of Colorectal Surgery, Shrewsbury and Telford NHS Trust, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, - - 2014
We describe a case where full-thickness excision of a rectal lesion caused massive surgical emphysema and subsequent hypercarbia with associated difficulties with ventilation. This unique case highlights the risks of respiratory failure with extraperitoneal insufflation as in this case and as more commonly with intraperitoneal insufflation. Transanal endoscopic microsurgery (TEMS) ...
García Ana Márquez AM Hospital Universitario Virgen Macarena, Sevilla, Spain, MD - EIR 4th year Dermatology, Hospital Universitario Virgen Macarena - Sevilla, - - 2014
Superficial Acral Fibromyxoma is a rare tumor of soft tissues. It is a relatively new entity described in 2001 by Fetsch et al. It probably represents a fibrohistiocytic tumor with less than 170 described cases. We bring a new case of SAF on the 5th toe of the right foot, ...
Andrzejczak Chris C Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Systems, University of Central Florida, Orlando, - - 2014
The main objective of this study was to analyze anomalies voluntarily reported by pilots in civil aviation sector and identify factors leading to such anomalies. Experimental data were obtained from the NASA aviation safety reporting system (ASRS) database. These data contained a range of text records spanning 30 years of ...
Adeboye Solape O - - 2014
Recurrent parotitis of childhood is an uncommon condition which affects children of variable age. The condition may be misdiagnosed so delaying treatment. These two case reports highlight the variable signs and symptoms of this unusual condition and the value of ultrasound as an aid to diagnosis. This is to improve ...
Nayyar Sajid - - 2014
Haemangioma is the most common benign neoplasm of infantile age. It is most commonly located in head and neck region, trunk and extremities but very rarely it can be located at clitoris. However, it is very important to differentiate clitoral haemangioma from enlargement of the clitoris secondary to androgen excess. ...
Olivetti Lucio L Department of Radiology, Istituti Ospitalieri di Cremona, Viale Concordia 1, 26100 Cremona, - - 2014
Cystosarcoma of the seminal vesicle is a very rare malignant tumor; in the literature only four cases are reported. We present a case of cystosarcoma phyllodes arising in the right seminal vesicle of a 49-year-old man without any urinary symptom but with persistent constipation. Ultrasound examination showed a mass at ...
Baksi Aditya A Department of Surgery, Medical College, Kolkata, West Bengal, - - 2014
We report a rare case of a primary adrenal cortical malignancy presenting with spontaneous retroperitoneal haemorrhage in a young adult. To the best of our knowledge, this is the thirteenth such case to be reported in the English literature.
Kanotra Sohit P SP Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Louisiana State University, 533 Bolivar Street, New Orleans, LA 70112, - - 2014
Tonsillar lipomas are rare benign tumors, with only a limited number of cases reported in the literature. Excision of the lipoma along with tonsillectomy has been proposed as the usual treatment option. We report a case of tonsillar lipoma which was managed by excision of the lesion without the need ...
Tariq Hassan H 0000-0002-9178-0342 Department of Medicine, Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center, 1650 Selwyn Avenue, Suit No. 10C, Bronx, NY 10457, - - 2014
We report this case of a 33-year-old African American woman who presented to the clinic with preauricular and submandibular masses that she had noticed 6 weeks earlier. She gave a remote history of noticing bilateral cervical masses 3 years prior to this presentation that had not been investigated at the ...
Adekanmbi Abiodun F - - 2014
Genital prolapse in the newborn is a rare clinical condition often times seen in association with congenital myelo-meningocele, or this could occur following shigellosis infection. We therefore report two neonates with rectal prolapse following diarrhea and utero-vaginal prolapse associated with congenital spinal bifida.
Tseng Pao-Yu PY Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Changhua Christian Hospital Changhua, - - 2014
Leiomyomas are benign myogenic tumors that seldom occur in the sinonasal cavity. They were commonly found in middle-aged adults with a female predominance. Clinical symptoms include nasal obstruction with discharge, nasal bleeding and pain. We describe the case of a 48 year-old woman with a leiomyoma arising from right inferior ...
Wei Shuyi S 10th Department, Plastic Surgery Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Shi-Jing-Shan District, Beijing, PR - - 2014
Urethral fistula is rare and is usually a complication of penile and urethral surgery. A few congenital cases have been reported. To our knowledge, there are only 2 reports about spontaneous ventral urethral fistula in the English literature. We present what we believe is the first case of a patient ...
Esquenazi Yoshua Y Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, UTHSC at Houston, 6431 Fannin Street, MSB 2.272, Houston, TX, 77030, USA; phone: 713 500 7874; e mail: - - 2014
Lipomatous hemangiopericytoma is a rare variant of hemangiopericytoma. Only a few cases of LHPC have been reported to date, with only two cases of this entity having been reported in the head and neck area, and none intracranially. We present the clinical, radiological, and histological features of the first reported ...
Tseng Chih-En CE Department of Pathology, Buddhist Dalin Tzu Chi Hospital Chiayi, Taiwan ; School of Medicine, Tzu Chi University Hualien, - - 2014
Malignant mesonephric mixed tumor (MMMT), or mesonephric carcinosarcoma, is a rare tumor with malignant epithelial and mesenchymal components, and is found mostly in the uterine cervix. While diagnosed at the early stage in most cases, MMMT can have an aggressive course. The clinical significance of the presence of sarcomatous components ...
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Thakur Seema S Department of Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry, H.P. Government Dental College, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, - - 2014
Dens invaginatus occurs as a result of the invagination of the enamel organ. These cases may present difficulties with respect to its diagnosis and treatment because of canal morphology. It frequently leads to caries, pulpal, and periodontal involvement with necrosis and loss of attachment. The knowledge of classification and anatomical ...
Anderson Paul A PA Professor, Department of Orthopedic Surgery and Rehabilitation, University of Wisconsin, Madison, - - 2014
Adverse events reporting in pivotal trials of new technologies, such as cervical total disk replacement, are essential to determine safety. Important questions concerning the adequacy of reporting about such new technologies in peer-reviewed publications have prompted this analysis to assess the safety of cervical disk replacement compared with fusion as ...
Zhang Chao C Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Navy General Hospital, Beijing, People's Republic of - - 2014
Diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH) is considered an underdiagnosed and mostly asymptomatic nonprimary osteoarthritis. The etiology of DISH remains unknown and the validated diagnostic criteria are absent. This condition is still recognized radiologically only. Rarely, large projecting anterior osteophytes result in esophageal impingement and distortion leading to dysphagia. We report ...
Abou Al-Shaar Hussam H College of Medicine, Alfaisal University, P.O. Box 50927, Riyadh 11533, Saudi - - 2014
Pleural schwannomas are exceedingly rare neoplasms of the thoracic cavity. To the best of our knowledge, less than 20 cases have been reported in the medical English literature. Herein, we report the case of primary pleural benign myxoid schwannoma in an 18-year-old female. The patient was originally referred to our ...
Gadallah Neveen S NS Department of Entomology, Faculty of Science, Cairo University, Giza, - - 2014
The genus Micatagla Argaman (Bradynobaenidae: Apterogyninae) is reviewed from Egypt, based on specimens collected from Wadi Allaqi (Aswan, Southern Egypt) and Kom Osheim (Fayoum) and those deposited in Egyptian insect collections as well as recorded data from the literature. A single species, Micatagla klugi (André), was previously recorded from Egypt. ...
Ahmed K K Department of Surgery, University Hospital Limerick, Dooradoyle, Limerick, - - 2014
Introduction. De Garengeot first described a femoral hernia containing the appendix in 1731. Appendicitis occurring in this rare clinical setting represents a challenge in diagnosis and management. Case Presentation. We present the case of a 71-year-old male with a three-day history of a nontender inguinal mass. Computed tomography (CT) suggested ...
Mokhtari Sepideh S 0000-0001-5755-1469 Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Dental School of Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran 19857-17443, - - 2014
Sclerosing polycystic adenosis is a rare pathological lesion that affects salivary glands. The majority of cases involve the parotid and its occurrence in minor glands is exceedingly rare. Here, we report the first case of this lesion in the retromolar pad area and discuss its histological features and immunohistochemical reactivity ...
Oudrhiri M Y MY Neurosurgery Department, Hopital Ibn Sina, P.O. Box 20503 Hay Riad, 10104 Rabat, - - 2014
Cerebellar liponeurocytomas were recognized in the 2000 WHO 3rd edition of CNS tumors as a distinct grade I pathological entity, a tumor with a more favorable prognosis than medulloblastoma. But reports of long-term recurrences and some possible aggressive behavior led to an upgrade on the latest WHO 4th edition of ...
Fares A A Universitätsklinikum Knappschaftskrankenhaus Bochum GmbH, In der Schornau 23-25, D-44892 Bochum, - - 2014
Acute appendicitis has been reported to be present throughout the year, but some particular months are associated with higher incidences. The aim of this study was designed to review previous studies and analyze the current knowledge and controversies related to seasonal variability of acute appendicitis, to examine whether appendicitis has ...
Montoya-Ruiz Carolina C Grupo Centauro, Universidad de Antioquia, Cll 70 No. 52-21, SIU 233, Medellín, Antioquia 050010, Colombia. - - 2014
Hantaan virus was discovered in Korea during the 1970s while other similar viruses were later reported in Asia and Europe. There was no information about hantavirus human infection in the Americas until 1993 when an outbreak was described in the United States. This event promoted new studies to find hantaviruses ...
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