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Yu Deborah - - 2013
Acquired digital fibrokeratomas are benign, rare tumors that develop most commonly on the fingers. They can have an appearance of a rudimentary supernumerary digit or be misdiagnosed as a more common condition, such as verruca vulgaris. There are no case reports described in the plastic surgery literature. We are reporting ...
Sivagnanam Shobini S Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Westmead hospital, Hawkesbury road, Westmead, NSW 2145, - - 2013
We describe a case of Thermomyces lanuginosus endocarditis, the first reported in a living patient, and review the literature to delineate the clinical characteristics, investigations and management of endocarditis due to such rare but emerging mould pathogens.
Sourial Michael-Wadih - - 2013
We herein report the case of a right-sided testicular fibrothecoma in a 17 year old male and review the pertinent literature relatable to this rare, benign lesion.Virtual slides: The virtual slide(s) for this article can be found here: http://www.diagnosticpathology.diagnomx.eu/vs/7738283021019280.
Elliott Robert E - - 2013
We reviewed published radiographic and cadaver series describing the incidence of the anatomical anomaly ponticulus posticus and discuss its relevance to C1 lateral mass screw (C1LMS) insertion. Online databases were searched for English-language articles describing the presence of ponticulus posticus in cadaver and radiographic studies. Forty-four reports describing 21,879 patients ...
Agrawal Nikunj - - 2013
Myopericytoma is a recently proposed term to describe a group of tumors originating from perivascular myoid cells. The tumor is most commonly located in the subcutaneous tissues and dermis of the extremities. Myopericytoma involving the skeletal system is a very rare entity, with only two such cases previously reported in ...
Consiglio Giulia P - - 2013
The purpose of this study is to systematically identify and review articles that use the case-crossover study design in the area of pharmacoepidemiology. A systematic search of MEDLINE® (Ovid Technologies, New York City, NY, USA), EMBASE® (Elsevier Inc., Philadelphia, PA, USA), and Web of Science® (Thomson Reuters, New York City, ...
Dadlani Ravi - - 2013
Giant plexiform neurofibroma (GPNF) of the scalp is an extremely rare lesion reported in association with neurofibromatosis. Occipital location of GPNF is even more infrequent, especially in association with occipital dysplasia (OD). The authors report 2 pediatric cases of GPNF associated with OD. The first case had an associated meningoencephalocele, ...
Fandiño Marcela - - 2013
Congenital tracheal stenosis (CTS) is a life-threatening condition that is associated with significant morbidity and mortality particularly when symptomatic presentation occurs in the newborn period. The most challenging form of CTS is long segment congenital tracheal stenosis (LSCTS) with compromise of the carina and main stem bronchi. We report the ...
Su Yanli - - 2013
Splenic abscess caused by Streptococcus bovis are rarely reported in the literature and are mainly seen in patients with endocarditis and associated colonic neoplasia/carcinoma. We report the first case of splenic abscess caused by Streptococcus gallolyticus subspecies pasteurianus (S. bovis biotype II/2) as presentation of a pancreatic cancer.
Fraas Michael R - - 2013
To determine the self-reported, seasonal rates of concussion and the reporting practices among Irish rugby union players. Descriptive epidemiology study. The study was conducted at the training grounds of four professional Irish rugby union clubs. One hundred seventy-two players (24.97 ± 4.11 years of age, 13.49 ± 5.79 years playing experience) gave consent to ...
Kaul Sakshi S Division of Neurosurgery, Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, - - 2013
We describe a 52-year-old woman who presented with meningitis secondary to a pseudomeningocele within the sphenoid sinus derived from a bony defect in the clivus. The bony defect was radiologically characteristic of an ecchordosis physaliphora (EP). She underwent surgical repair of the defect and had resolution of her symptoms. This ...
Dirlam Langlay Alexandra M - - 2013
Most cases of microbial transmission to patients via contaminated endoscopes have resulted from nonadherence to reprocessing guidelines. We evaluated the occurrence, features, and implications of reprocessing lapses to gauge the nature and breadth of the problem in the context of widely available and accepted practice guidelines. We examined peer-reviewed and ...
Komatsu Teruya - - 2013
We present the case of an 18-year-old man with chest wall angiolipoma and a medical history of von Recklinghausen neurofibromatosis. The chest wall tumor was originally detected during an evaluation for chest pain. For diagnostic and therapeutic purposes, video-assisted thoracoscopic resection was performed, and the tumor was histopathologically confirmed to ...
Cetin Mehmet Ali - - 2013
Angiofibrolipoma is a rarely seen histopathological variant of lipoma. It is seldom in the head and neck region. Clinically, it shows macroscopic similarity with lipoma. In this article, we report a 65-year-old male case who presented with left-sided nasal obstruction. After complete removal of the tumor, histopathological diagnosis was reported ...
Lee Dong Hoon - - 2013
The most common presentation of herpes zoster in the head and neck region is called Ramsay Hunt syndrome (RHS), which rarely accompanies multiple cranial neuropathy. Herpes zoster also involves the mucous membrane of the tongue, palate, pharynx, and larynx. Herpes zoster infection of the larynx accompanied by Ramsay Hunt syndrome ...
Reija María Fe García - - 2013
Aplasia of major salivary glands is a rare disorder with only a handful of cases reported in the literature. The cause of congenital absence of the salivary glands has not been determined, but it may be associated with ectodermal defects of the first and second branchial arches. Patients may be ...
Chernev Ivan - - 2013
Herpes zoster is a distinct clinical syndrome that may present with a segmental zoster paresis. Although thoracic dermatomes are the most commonly affected, paresis of the abdominal muscles has been less frequently reported. To review the existing published evidence regarding this unusual clinical entity, a literature search of PubMed and ...
Chan B K Y - - 2013
Central venous lines (CVLs) are frequently used in the management of many neonatal and pediatric conditions. Failure to remove the luminal part of the line (retained CVL) is rare. Consequently, there is lack of experience and consensus in its optimal management. To document the incidence and management of retained CVLs ...
Higgins Luke J - - 2013
Classification schemes can be a key element of a structured radiology report, providing succinct guidance for clinical decision making. Classification systems delineate the location and morphological characteristics of fractures (diagnosis), may provide a graded measure of severity (prognosis), and ideally guide treatment options. Reports structured in this fashion optimize communication ...
Chauhan Amrita - - 2013
We report a rare case of syringocystadenoma papilliferum (SCAP) presenting as multiple papulonodules in a linear pattern over right lower abdomen which has been reported only once before.
Li Wan-Fu - - 2013
Splenogonadal fusion (SGF) is a rare congenital abnormality that affects children of both genders. Very few cases of SGF have been diagnosed preoperatively. In this study, the surgical findings and laparoscopic treatment of four children with SGF associated with intra-abdominal cryptorchidism are described. Laparoscopy was demonstrated to be the only ...
Kim Gun Woo - - 2013
Colonic lipoma, a very rare form of benign tumor, is typically detected incidentally in asymptomatic patients. The size of lipoma is reported variously from 2 mm to 30 cm, with higher likelihood of symptoms as the size is bigger. Cases with symptom or bigger lesion are surgically resected in principle; ...
Vasilescu A - - 2013
Gallstone ileus is an uncommon complication of cholelithiasiswith a high morbidity and mortality rate. We report a rare caseof small bowel gallstone obstruction in an 87-year-old femalepatient with cholecystoduodenal fistula. We performed anenterolithotomy, repair of fistula and cholecystectomy. Duringthe postoperative course a wound dehiscence appeared, whichrequired suturing and prolonged hospitalisation. ...
Schrijvers Rik - - 2013
Spontaneous dissection of the celiac trunk is uncommon and rarely considered in patients presenting with acute onset of epigastric pain. We report the case of a 48-year old male, diagnosed with a spontaneous dissection of the celiac trunk extending towards the common hepatic artery. He was treated conservatively and remained ...
De Vos T - - 2013
We present a case of leiomyomatosis peritonealis disseminata (LPD) and review the literature. LPD is a rare, benign disorder that is characterized by multiple subperitoneal or peritoneal nodules of varying sizes on the omentum and peritoneal surfaces, grossly resembling disseminated carcinoma. It should be differentiated from other peritoneal tumors. It ...
Rakić Mislav - - 2013
Primary intraabdominal malignant mesenchymal tumors are very rare. There are just few cases of intraabdominal visceral malignant fibrous histiocytoma in the literature. We report a case of primary malignant fibrous histiocytoma of the spleen in a 57-year-old man, with a recurrence eight years after the splenectomy. After the initial surgery ...
Rahul Kathariya K Department of Periodontics and Oral Implantology, Dr. DY Patil Dental College and Hospital, DY Patil Vidhyapeeth (University), Pune-411018, India, Tel: +91-8983370741; Fax: 020 27423427; e-mail: - - 2013
The Oralfacialdigital Syndromes (OFD) results from the pleiotropic effect of a morphogenetic impairment affecting almost invariably the mouth, face and digits. In view of the different modes of inheritance and the different prognoses of the most common OFDs; OFD I, and II, it is important to establish a correct diagnosis ...
Mickenautsch Steffen - - 2013
To demonstrate the application of the modified Ottawa method by establishing the update need of a systematic review with focus on the caries preventive effect of GIC versus resin pit and fissure sealants; to answer the question as to whether the existing conclusions of this systematic review are still current; ...
Spinelli C C Department of Surgical, Clinical, Molecular Pathology and Critical Area, UO Chirurgia Generale 2, University of Pisa, Pisa, - - 2013
Primary retroperitoneal müllerian adenocarcinoma (PRMA) is an extremely rare clinical entity. We report the case of a 54-year-old woman who presented with a mass in the right lower retroperitoneum, identified during an ultrasound exam. Computed tomography confirmed a retroperitoneal mass measuring 11 cm. The patient underwent laparotomy and the mass ...
Akinyamoju Akindayo O AO Department of Oral Pathology, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, - - 2013
Ameloblastic fibrosarcoma (AFS) is a rare odontogenic malignancy with benign epithelial and malignant ectomesenchymal components. About 66 cases have been reported in the medical literature. We therefore report an additional case as well as a review of literature to add to the existing knowledge on this rare lesion.
Swain Niharika N Department of Oral Pathology, Mahatma Gandhi Mission Dental College and Hospital, Kamothe, Navi, Mumbai, Maharashtra, - - 2013
Fibrosarcoma (FS) is a malignant mesenchymal neoplasm of the fibroblasts that is uncommon in the head and neck and constitutes less than 1% of malignancies and approximately 6% of the soft tissue sarcomas. FSs rarely occur before the third decade except infantile type. This condition primarily affects long bones, and ...
Nagao Kaoru K Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toyama, Toyama, Toyama 930-0194, - - 2013
Angiosarcoma (AS) is an aggressive, malignant endothelial cell tumor of vascular or lymphatic origin, the presentation and clinical behavior of which may vary according to its location. This is the case report of a 56-year-old woman with cutaneous angiosarcoma (CAS) of the buttock complicated by severe thrombocytopenia. A review of ...
Yan Hanmu H Division of Urology, University of Toronto, Toronto, - - 2013
Fibroepithelial polyps are rare benign tumours of the glans penis; there are only a few reported cases. The pathogenesis is unknown. However, they have been linked with chronic condom catheter use or prior penile surgery. We report a case of a 62-year-old man with a large fibroepithelial polyp of the ...
Dodds Peter R - - 2013
Abstract Background: Despite the widespread utilization of a four-stage wound classification system to risk-adjust operations for surgical site infection (SSI) rates, we are not aware of any study evaluating the definitions of the wound classes for clarity. We limited our study of wound classifications to appendectomies and posed the question ...
Kim So Jung - - 2013
Desmoid type fibromatosis is a benign fibroblastic tumor arising from the fascia or musculoaponeurosis. It may occur in various locations, but most commonly in the shoulder girdle and neck; to our knowledge, there has been no reported case originating from a facet joint of the spine. We report CT and ...
Gorniak Richard J T - - 2013
During their radiology residency, trainees must learn multiple facets of radiology practice, including the writing of radiology reports. An important factor in the trainee's development of reporting skills is feedback from the attending radiologist on the trainee's preliminary reports. The quality and quantity of feedback may vary and are not ...
Tibrewal Saket - - 2013
We present a systematic review of the use of the Pavlik method in developmental dysplasia of the hip. Our aims were to evaluate treatment protocols, reported results and factors associated with successful outcomes. We found 218 relevant citations, of which 62 fulfilled our inclusion criteria. Our results have shown satisfactory ...
Bydon Mohamad - - 2013
Intramedullary ependymomas constitute the most frequent type of intramedullary tumor. In patients with neurofibromatosis type 2 (NF2), multiple intramedullary ependymomas are known to occur. In the non-NF2 population, however, the presence of multiple synchronous intramedullary ependymomas is exceedingly rare. In this article, the authors report the second case in the ...
Drekonja Dimitri M - - 2013
A patient presented with inflamed hands and Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae bacteremia. Because a high incidence of endocarditis has been reported with this organism, a transesophageal echocardiogram was obtained, which was normal. Treatment with oral moxifloxacin resolved all manifestations of illness. The association between E. rhusiopathiae bacteremia and endocarditis may be spurious.
Gorniak Richard J T RJ From the Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University, 132 S 10th St, Suite 1070, Philadelphia, PA - - 2013
During their radiology residency, trainees must learn multiple facets of radiology practice, including the writing of radiology reports. An important factor in the trainee's development of reporting skills is feedback from the attending radiologist on the trainee's preliminary reports. The quality and quantity of feedback may vary and are not ...
Hutter Maria-Florencia - - 2013
An increasing number of published studies of economic evaluations of health technologies have been reviewed and summarized with different purposes, among them to facilitate decision-making processes. These reviews have covered different aspects of economic evaluations, using a variety of methodological approaches. The aim of this study is to analyze the ...
Chiang Chia-Chun - - 2013
Currently, there are only a few reported cases of symptomatic or asymptomatic subpial (intramedullary) spinal lipoma, and therefore no guidelines are available to indicate surgery. These lesions are infrequently associated with spina bifida. Herein, we provide our experience in the neurosurgical intervention of compressive myeloradiculopathy for encephalocraniocutaneous lipomatosis (ECCL). The ...
Martins Thiago F - - 2013
From 2005 to 2012, ticks were collected from different hosts at different localities of the state of Rondônia. The following 16 ixodid tick species were identified: Ixodes fuscipes, Amblyomma auricularium, Amblyomma coelebs, Amblyomma dubitatum, Amblyomma geayi, Amblyomma humerale, Amblyomma latepunctatum, Amblyomma longirostre, Amblyomma naponense, Amblyomma nodosum, Amblyomma oblongoguttatum, Amblyomma ovale, ...
Warade Abhijit G - - 2013
Cervical intradural disc herniation (IDH) is a rare condition with very few case reports in the literature. We report a 64-year-old man who presented with sudden onset neck pain and rapidly progressing weakness in the left upper and lower limb. There was no history of trauma. MRI of the cervical ...
Leppard William - - 2013
We present a case study of a patient with a rare and disfiguring dermatologic condition known as cornu cutaneum, or giant cutaneous horn (GCH). While this condition has been well described in people of European and Asian ancestry, its presence in African populations is perceived to be rare and has ...
Ritchie Angela - - 2013
Myxomas are a rare benign neoplasm of uncertain mesenchymal cell origin, typically involving the heart. Laryngeal myxomas are uncommon, and are usually misdiagnosed as laryngeal polyp. To the best of our knowledge, there are only nine reported cases in the English literature. We report a case of a laryngeal myxoma ...
Mc Laughlin Danielle - - 2013
Megacystis microcolon intestinal hypoperistalsis syndrome (MMIHS) is a rare and severe disorder of functional obstruction affecting bladder and bowel, usually diagnosed in the neonatal period. Over 230 cases have been reported since Berdon and colleagues first described this clinical entity in 1976. The exact pathogenesis of MMIHS is unknown. Familial ...
Hidaka Hiroshi - - 2013
Foreign body aspiration is a life-threatening emergency for children. Fried chicken is commonly available all over the world, but no cases have previously been reported addressing this food as a tracheobronchial foreign body. We report an extremely rare case of tracheobronchial aspiration of fried chicken complicated by severe bronchitis and ...
Mohanty Chandan B - - 2013
Intraosseous schwannoma of the spine is an extremely rare tumor, with only 18 cases reported so far in the literature. We describe the 1st case of intraosseous schwannoma in the pediatric age group, which was treated successfully, and we review the pertinent literature.
Kim Han Jo - - 2013
Study Design. Literature reviewObjective: To identify case series that have been confused with cervical spondylotic myelopathy (CSM) in order to develop a comprehensive differential diagnosis.Summary of Background Data: Myelopathy can be caused by a number of different etiologies. In those patients with CSM, the presentation is not always clear. Distinct ...
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