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Jacobson Nathan N Department of Orthopaedics, Wayne State University School of Medicine , Detroit, - - 2014
Abstract Background: Lactobacillus has been identified as the causative organism in only two total joint arthroplasties: one total hip arthroplasty (THA) and one total knee arthroplasty (TKA). The THA was a litigious case that was treated successfully with a one-stage revision, and the patient with the TKA ultimately required above-knee ...
Syre Peter P 1Department of Neurosurgery, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Pennsylvania - - 2014
: Study Design. Retrospective chart review and literature review.Objective. To identify cases where a CSF leak occurred during an ACDF and to create a management algorithm based on the findings.Summary of Background Data. Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) is a commonly performed spinal operation. It is effective with very ...
Bates James E JE School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Rochester Medical Center , Rochester, NY, - - 2014
Myxopapillary ependymoma (MPE) is a World Health Organization grade I ependymoma that is quite rare and generally thought to be benign. Possible drop metastasis from MPE has been reported three times in the literature; in each case there were cotemporaneous additional MPE lesions. We report the case of a man ...
Posabella Alberto A Department of Surgery, Regional Hospital of Lugano , - - 2014
We report a case of a 63-years-old woman with a ten years history of increasing abdominal girth with associated abdominal pain. Abdomino-pelvic ultrasound and computed tomography scan revealed a large left ovarian cyst. The patient underwent laparotomy, resection of ovarian cyst and hysterectomy with bilateral ovarian resection. The removed huge ...
Huang Chien-Chia CC Department of Otolaryngology Head Neck Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taipei, - - 2014
Background: Seromucinous hamartoma, a type of epithelial hamartoma, is a rare benign glandular proliferation of the sinonasal tract and nasopharynx. Herein, we present two rare cases of seromucinous hamartoma arising in the nasal cavity medial to the middle turbinate. Methods and Results: This is a cases report of two patients ...
Iwata Kentaro - - 2014
Although it has received a degree of notoriety as a cause for antibiotic-associated enterocolitis (AAE), the role of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in the pathogenesis of this disease remains enigmatic despite a multitude of efforts, and previous studies have failed to conclude whether MRSA can cause AAE. Numerous cases ...
Motola Domenico D University of Bologna, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Unit of Pharmacology , Via Irnerio 48, 40126 Bologna , Italy +39 0512091779 ; +39 0512091780 ; - - 2014
Objective: To describe the evolution of adverse drug reactions (ADRs) spontaneously reporting in the Emilia-Romagna region (ERR) in the period 2001 - 2010 through qualitative and quantitative indicators following local educational and editorial initiatives. Methods: Data of regional spontaneous reporting from 1 January 2001 to 31 December 2010 were obtained ...
Notz Gregory G *Wills Eye Hospital, U.S.A.; †Skull Base Division, Neuro-Ophthalmology Service, Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia Pennsylvania, - - 2014
IgG4-related disease is a recently described fibroinflammatory condition, often with systemic involvement. Several authors have reported IgG4-related orbital inflammation in adults. Pediatric cases of IgG4-related disease have been reported in the literature involving other areas of the body, with only 1 recent report of probable orbital involvement. The first case ...
Caracappa Daniela - - 2014
Meckel's diverticulum (MD) is the most common congenital anomaly of the gastrointestinal tract and is caused by incomplete obliteration of the vitelline duct during intrauterine life. MD affects less than 2% of the population. In most cases, MD is asymptomatic and the estimated average complication risk of MD carriers, which ...
Zammarchi Lorenzo L Clinica Malattie Infettive, Dipartimento di Medicina Sperimentale e Clinica, Università Degli Studi di Firenze, Largo Brambilla 3, 50134, Florence, - - 2014
Myiases-causing flies are widely observed in tropical countries, whereas in Italy, a temperate country, their epidemiology and clinical presentation are poorly known. We report three cases of human conjunctival myiasis recently observed at our hospital, and the results of a review of the literature on human myiasis in Italy. In ...
Ianiro G G Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, School of Medicine and Surgery, A. Gemelli Hospital, Catholic University, Rome, - - 2014
The onset of a sprue-like enteropathy in association with olmesartan therapy has been recently reported. To perform a systematic review of the literature and describe three additional cases of olmesartan-associated enteropathy. Electronic and manual bibliographic searches were performed to identify original reports in which subjects who were undertaking olmesartan developed ...
Maniar Reagan L RL Department of Surgery, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada, - - 2014
Operative reports are a source of clinical data that can, for quality assurance purposes, be used to document the performance of processes that affect the care of surgical patients. We assessed the degree to which synoptic reports document operative quality indicators for colon cancer surgery. Two reviewers independently reviewed 80 ...
Juvenspan M M Clinique La Montagne, 10, rue de la Montagne, 92400 Courbevoie, France; Institut français de chirurgie de la main, 5, rue du Dôme, 75116 Paris, France. Electronic address: - - 2014
Ectopic localization of Dupuytren's contracture is extremely rare. To the best of our knowledge, there have been only six cases reported in the literature. The authors present a case with Dupuytren's contracture involving Guyon's canal where the patient had limited wrist range of motion and ulnar neuropathy.
Hadi Efrat E Ultrasound Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Meir Medical Center, Kfar Saba, Israel; Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, - - 2014
Uterine lymphoma is rare and tends to be misdiagnosed due to lack of specific radiologic features. Few reports have been published on the sonographic characteristics of uterine lymphoma. We present a case report of uterine lymphoma manifested by a fast growing uterus and describe the sonographic findings. © 2014 Wiley ...
Boos Markus D MD Department of Dermatology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Department of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Section of Dermatology, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, - - 2014
We report six new cases of lipofibromatosis, an uncommon pediatric soft tissue neoplasm. This is the only series of patients to be described since the initial case series of 45 patients that characterized this entity in 2000. The purpose of this study was to characterize the presentation of lipofibromatosis to ...
Bach Phil P Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, - - 2014
To compare the accuracy of retrograde urethrogram (RUG) interpretation between the primary physician performing the procedure and the independent physician interpreting the films to evaluate the suitability of relying on independent physician interpretations for the purposes of preoperative urethral stricture surgery planning. A retrospective review was performed on a cohort ...
Su Zhengming Z Department of Urology, Peking University Shenzhen Hospital, Shenzhen, Guangdong 518036, P.R. China ; The Guangdong and Shenzhen Key Laboratory of Male Reproductive Medicine and Genetics, Institute of Urology, Peking University Shenzhen Hospital, Shenzhen PKU-HKUST Medical Center, Shenzhen, Guangdong 518036, P.R. China ; Shantou University Medical College, Shantou, Guangdong 515041, P.R. - - 2014
Bizarre leiomyomas of the scrotum are rare benign tumors that are often misdiagnosed. In this study, we present a case of bizarre leiomyoma of the scrotum in a 53-year-old male. The patient presented with a painless scrotal mass that was insidious in the right side of the scrotum with no ...
Colak Hakan - - 2014
A talon cusp is a prominent accessory horn-like structure that projects from the cingulum or cementoenamel junction of the maxillary or mandibular teeth. It can occur in primary and permanent dentition and can lead to occlusal interference, irritation of the tongue, pulpal necrosis, caries, and periodontal problems. Talon cusp has ...
Gupta Hitesh - - 2014
A 32-year-old man complained of swelling after an extraction in the vicinity of the left maxillary premolars. The occlusal surface of the first premolar showed no caries while the second premolar was covered with a crown. Radiographic examination revealed a thin radiolucent defect subgingivally below the cementodentinal junction on the ...
Metheny Norma A NA Norma A. Metheny is a professor at the Saint Louis University School of Nursing in St Louis, Missouri. Kathleen L. Meert is a critical care physician in the Department of Pediatrics at Children's Hospital of Michigan and a professor at Wayne State University in Detroit, - - 2014
Background Use of technology capable of electromagnetically tracking advancement of a feeding tube on a monitoring screen during insertion may enable detection of deviation of the tube from the midline as it advances through the chest, possibly indicating entry of the tube into the right or left main bronchus. Purposes ...
Volmar Keith E KE From the Department of Pathology, Rex Pathology Associates, Raleigh, North Carolina (Dr Volmar); the Department of Pathology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond (Dr Idowu); the Department of Pathology, University of Arkansas, Little Rock (Dr Hunt); Statistics/Biostatistics, College of American Pathologists, Northfield, Illinois (Ms Souers); the Department of Pathology, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Michigan (Dr Meier); and the Department of Pathology, Mayo Clinic-Jacksonville, Jacksonville, Florida (Dr - - 2014
Context.-The rate of surgical pathology report defects is an indicator of quality and it affects clinician satisfaction. Objective.-To establish benchmarks for defect rates and defect fractions through a large, multi-institutional prospective application of standard taxonomy. Design.-Participants in a 2011 Q-Probes study of the College of American Pathologists prospectively reviewed all ...
Johnson Matthew G MG Oklahoma State Department of Health, Acute Disease Service, Oklahoma City, OK ; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Epidemic Intelligence Service, Atlanta, GA ; Current affiliation: Duke University Medical Center, Division of Infectious Diseases, Durham, - - 2014
The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act encourages the meaningful use of certified electronic health record technology. A HITECH-compliant core component is nationwide electronic laboratory reporting (ELR) implementation for communicable disease surveillance. In Oklahoma, laboratories with ≥400 positive tests/year for reportable diseases must use ELR. Of ...
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.
Sutton Angela M AM *Department of Internal Medicine, Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus, OH; †Department of Dermatology, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX; and Department of Dermatology, Saint Louis University, St. Louis, - - 2014
: Kaposi sarcoma (KS) is an angiolymphatic neoplasm with multifactorial etiology. Clinically, KS has been divided into 4 distinct types and 3 well-defined histologic stages. Rare reports in the literature have characterized additional unique histopathologic variants. The authors report a case of KS, confirmed with human herpesvirus type 8 and ...
Baba Hiroyuki H 1 Saitama Medical Center, Saitama Medical University, Kawagoe, Saitama, - - 2014
Abstract Primary papillary hyperplasia of the gallbladder (PPHG) is a rare entity. PPHG is a benign diffuse mucosal projection without any background chronic inflammation-related disease of the gallbladder or bile ducts. Reported cases of PPHG are limited in that its characteristics are not well defined. We herein report a case ...
Bowman Leigh R LR Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United - - 2014
Despite doubts about methods used and the association between vector density and dengue transmission, routine sampling of mosquito vector populations is common in dengue-endemic countries worldwide. This study examined the evidence from published studies for the existence of any quantitative relationship between vector indices and dengue cases. From a total ...
Gautret Philippe P Assistance Publique Hôpitaux de Marseille, CHU Nord, Pôle Infectieux, Institut Hospitalo-Universitaire Méditerranée Infection, Marseille, France; Aix Marseille Université, Unité de Recherche en Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales Emergentes (URMITE), UM63, CNRS 7278, IRD 198, Inserm 1095, Faculté de Médecine, Marseille, - - 2014
The nonhuman primate (NHP)-related injuries in rabies-enzootic countries is a public health problem of increasing importance. The aims of this work are to collect data concerning rabies transmission from NHPs to humans; to collate medical practices regarding rabies postexposure prophylaxis (PEP) in different countries, and to provide an evidence base ...
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STAFF IN England are improving how they recognise and report patient safety incidents, according to figures from the National Reporting and Learning System (NRLS). The statistics cover the period between April 1 and September 30 last year, and show a 9% increase in the number of incidents reported compared to ...
Sankararaman Senthilkumar S Department of Pediatrics, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport 71103, - - 2014
Pityriasis rosea (PR) is a common benign cutaneous disorder of children and young adults. The etiology of this condition is still unknown. Despite the common occurrence, second episode of PR is noted only in 1-3% of the cases. Multiple recurrences (three or more episodes) are extremely uncommon and to the ...
Yun Jong-Won JW Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Myoungji Hospital, Goyang, - - 2014
Perioperative ischemic stroke is an uncommon event associated with significant morbidity and mortality. The complexity of the surgical procedure and surgery induced hypercoagulable status also influence the incidence of stroke. The management of stroke involves a decision regarding the quickest suitable revascularization method. Endovascular mechanical thrombectomy, such as intra-arterial mechanical ...
Bi Lintao L Department of Hematology and Oncology, China-Japan Union Hospital Attached to Jilin University, Changchun, Jilin 130031, P.R. - - 2014
Histiocytic necrotizing lymphadenitis (HNL) is a unique form of self-limiting lymphadenitis with an unknown cause. The majority of cases resolve within several months and the disease has a low recurrence rate of 3-4%. In the present study, a prolonged recurrent case of HNL was reported. A 44-year-old female developed recurrent ...
Lyros Ioannis - - 2014
It is known that Cone Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT) provides reliable spatial data and has many clinical applications for dental and particularly orthodontic patients. The present article provides a short review of the literature and reports an unusual CBCT finding in an orthodontic patient referred for the assessment of impacted ...
Bodina A A Postgraduate School of Public Health, University of Milan, - - 2014
A web-based incident reporting system (IRS) is a tool allowing healthcare workers to voluntary and anonymously report adverse events/near misses. In 2010, this system was introduced in a research and teaching hospital in metropolitan area in the North part of Italy, in order to detect errors and to learn from ...
Mark David D Department of Endocrine Surgery, Belfast Health and Social Care Trust, Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, Northern - - 2014
Adrenocortical sarcomatoid carcinoma (ASC) is an extremely rare variant of adrenocortical carcinoma (ACC). Its relative rarity and its characteristic histological pattern of both epithelioid and sarcomatoid components may pose diagnostic challenges which influence treatment. Here, we report a case of ASC in a 58 year-old man presenting with increasing abdominal ...
Sachdeva Suresh K SK Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Surendera Dental College and Research Institute, SriGanganagar, Rajasthan, - - 2014
Talon cusp is a relatively rare developmental dental anomaly thought to arise as a result of evagination on the surface of a tooth crown before calcification has occurred. It is characterized by cusp-like projections from the cingulum area, or cemento-enamel junction of maxillary or mandibular anterior teeth, in both the ...
Patil Preeti P Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Shri Hasanamba Dental College, Hassan, Karnataka, - - 2014
Neoplasms that arise in the salivary glands are relatively rare, yet they represent a wide variety of both benign and malignant histologic subtypes. Approximately 70% of the salivary gland tumors affect parotid gland with the submandibular gland being affected in 5-10% of the cases, sublingual gland in 1% and minor ...
Kim Hyung Jun HJ Department of Neurosurgery, Eulji University, Eulji Hospital, Seoul, - - 2014
Reports of thrombosis and recanalization of cerebral aneurysm are rare. We report two cases of small, saccular aneurysms in which spontaneous thrombosis had occurred during the preparation for endovascular coiling. Also, we review reported cases and propose the presumed pathogenesis.
Pachajoa Harry H Centro de Investigaciones en Anomalías Congénitas y Enfermedades Raras, Universidad Icesi, Cali, - - 2014
Craniofacial duplication or diprosopus is a very rare malformation that is present in approximately 0.4% of conjoined twins. Here is presented a case of craniofacial duplication in association with bilateral cleft lip/palate in both heads found in a ceramic representation from the early Chimú culture from Peru. A comparative analysis ...
Adekoya Nelson N Division of Health Informatics and Surveillance, Center for Surveillance, Epidemiology and Laboratory Services, Office of Public Health Scientific Services (Drs Adekoya and Ajani), and Office of the Director, National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (Dr Truman), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, - - 2014
During 1994-1997, approximately 70% and 60% of the cases of conditions reported to the National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System included persons of known race and ethnicity, respectively. A major goal of the Healthy People 2020 initiative is to eliminate health disparities. To describe trends in the completeness of race and ...
Levitt Alexandra - - 2014
In 2012, the World Health Assembly of the World Health Organization (WHO) declared completion of polio eradication a programmatic emergency. Polio cases are detected through surveillance of acute flaccid paralysis (AFP) cases and subsequent testing of stool specimens for polioviruses (PVs) at WHO-accredited laboratories within the Global Polio Laboratory Network ...
Safaee Michael M Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Ave., Room 779M, San Francisco, CA, - - 2014
Background: Pigmented villonodular synovitis (PVNS) is a rare proliferative disorder of the synovial membrane. PVNS generally affects large joints but occasionally involves the temporomandibular joint (TMJ), with occasional extension into the middle cranial fossa. We report our experience with PVNS along with a focused literature review. Methods: Patients with PVNS ...
Reznek Martin A MA Department of Emergency Medicine (MAR) and Department of Quantitative Health Sciences (BAB), University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue, Worcester, MA 01655, - - 2014
/st>Incident reporting is an important component of health care quality improvement. The objective of this investigation was to evaluate the effectiveness of an emergency department (ED) peer review process in promoting incident reporting. /st>An observational, interrupted time-series analysis of health care provider (HCP) incident reporting to the ED during a ...
Licciardello Alessio A Division of General Surgery, Civil Hospital of Lentini, C/da Colle Roggio, 96016, Lentini, SR, Italy, - - 2014
Internal hernias account for 0.2-0.9 % of all small bowel obstructions and are associated with a mortality rate of 50 % when strangulation is present. Congenital mesocolic hernias, traditionally called paraduodenal hernias, caused by an abnormal rotation of the primitive midgut, are the most common type of internal hernia. They can be ...
Nissen Trygve - - 2014
The clinical case report has a long-standing tradition in the medical literature. While its scientific significance has become smaller as more advanced research methods have gained ground, case reports are still presented in many medical journals. Some scholars point to its limited value for medical progress, while others assert that ...
Roos Jonathan C P JC Department of Ophthalmology, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust , Cambridge , - - 2014
Abstract Context: Calcium channel inhibitors are being investigated as potential therapeutic adjuncts to reduce painful ciliary muscle spasm and control intraocular pressure in glaucoma. Relatively little is known about the effect of topical administration of calcium channel blockers in humans. Objective: (1) To describe prolonged fixed pupil dilation resulting from ...
Eluvathingal Muttikkal Thomas Jose TJ University of Virginia Medical Center; Charlottesville, VA, USA - - - 2014
Perivascular spaces can occasionally appear mass-like (tumefactive or giant perivascular space), and can be associated with clinical symptoms. Spontaneous regression of a tumefactive perivascular space is a very rare phenomenon with only two reported cases in the English medical literature. Spontaneous regression of a tumefactive perivascular space along with resolution ...
Wiedner Ellen E a Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine , University of Florida , Gainesville , Florida , - - 2014
A 10-year record review from a zoological institution in the western USA identified four cases of severe laminitis resulting in rotation and protrusion of the third phalanx through the sole. Laminitis is reported in a Masai giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis tippelskirchi), a Sichuan takin (Budorcas taxicolor tibetana), a greater Malayan chevrotain ...
Milisenda José C JC Muscle Research Unit, Internal Medicine, Hospital Clínic and Fundació Cellex, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, - - 2014
Dermatomyositis (DM) constitutes a subset of idiopathic inflammatory myopathies clinically characterized by proximal muscle weakness and skin involvement. Some of the dermatologic manifestations are highly prevalent and characteristic, but others such as generalized or limb edema are truly rare. The aim of the present study was to describe five cases ...
Parasole Rosanna - - 2014
Hypereosinophilia as first clinical presentation has rarely been reported in paediatric acute lymphoblastic leukaemia. It is commonly associated with specific cytogenetic abnormalities. Although eosinophilia is considered a reactive, non-neoplastic epiphenomenon, it adversely affects patient outcomes, both in children and adults. We describe herewith two paediatric patients who had marked eosinophilia ...
Maliakal Joseph J Department of Urology, Sohar Hospital, Sohar, - - 2014
A giant prostatic hyperplasia (GPH) weighing more than 700 g is a rare entity. It is believed that only eight such cases have been previously reported in the medical literature. This case report concerns a patient with a GPH weighing 740 g which was successfully removed by suprapubic prostatectomy. To ...
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