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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 ...
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 ...
Mearns Elizabeth S ES Department of Pharmacy Practice, University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, Storrs, Connecticut, USA The University of Connecticut/Hartford Hospital Evidence-Based Practice Center, Hartford, Connecticut, - - 2014
To aid trialists, systematic reviewers and others, we evaluated the degree of standardisation of control measure reporting that has occurred in atrial fibrillation (AF) and venous thromboembolism (VTE) studies since 2000; and attempted to determine whether the prior recommendation of reporting ≥2 measures per study has been employed. Systematic review. ...
Noh Joseph Joonho JJ Division of Hepatobiliary and Pancreas, Department of Surgery, Yonsei University, College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea. - - 2014
Adrenal cavernous hemangioma is a rare type of tumor that is usually diagnosed post-operatively. There have only been approximately 63 cases reported in the literature to date. We report a case of adrenal cavernous hemangioma in a 27-year-old pregnant woman. The mass was discovered on ultrasonography when she visited a ...
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 ...
Fleming Padhraig S PS Oral Growth and Development, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Institute of Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, London, - - 2014
PRISMA guidelines have been developed to improve the reporting of systematic reviews (SRs). Other reporting guidelines and techniques to assess methodological quality of SRs have been developed. We aimed to assess the frequency of the use of reporting and other guidelines in SRs to assess whether PRISMA is being used ...
Bijoy C C Western Ghats Regional Centre, Zoological Survey of India, Calicut-673006, Kerala, - - 2014
The genus Conostigmus Dahlbom (Hymenoptera: Ceraphronoidea: Megaspilidae) is reported for the first time from India, along with description and illustration of Conostigmusneotubifer sp. n. A comparative discussion on the morphological affinities of the new species with its putative sister Conostigmustubifer Dessart is provided. An intermixing of character states of genera ...
Letardi Agostino A Technical Unit for Sustainable Development and Innovation of Agro-Industrial System, ENEA, Rome, - - 2014
Faunal data concerning 4 poorly known species from Southern Mozambique are reported. Myrmeleonlanceolatus Rambur, 1842 is reported for the first time from Mozambique.
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 ...
Ikeda Ken K Department of Neurology, Toho University Omori Medical Center, - - 2014
We herein report an 81-year-old woman with Alzheimer's disease (AD) in who donepezil, a cholinesterase inhibitor (ChEI), caused cervical dystonia. The patient had a two-year history of progressive memory disturbance fulfilling the NINCDS-ADRDA criteria for probable AD. Mini-Mental State Examination score was 19/30. The remaining examination was normal. After a ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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. ...
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 ...
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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 ...
Nguessan K L P - - 2014
Umbilical endometriosis is a very uncommon condition which presents as a pigmented umbilical nodule, papular or cystic, with symptoms punctuated rhythmed by menses. The authors report the case of a 32-year-old with spontaneous umbilical endometriosis. Surgical resection was performed with a good cosmetic result and no recurrence at six months. ...
Barrak Dany D Department of General Surgery, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon - - 2014
Spontaneous idiopathic splenic hematomas occur very rare. Hematomas of the spleen are usually associated with trauma, or infectious, neoplastic, or hematologic diseases. They present a diagnostic challenge as they can be easily confused with other more common entities. We report a case of atraumatic idiopathic splenic hematoma in a patient ...
Stevens Adrienne A Centre for Practice-Changing Research, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, ON, Canada, K1H - - 2014
To assess whether the completeness of reporting of health research is related to journals' endorsement of reporting guidelines. Systematic review. Reporting guidelines from a published systematic review and the EQUATOR Network (October 2011). Studies assessing the completeness of reporting by using an included reporting guideline (termed "evaluations") (1990 to October ...
Papi Simona - - 2014
Stump appendicitis is a rare but important complication that can occour after an open or laparoscopic appendectomy. Although it represents a recognized serious condition that should not be overlooked, it is not often considered by surgeons within the differential diagnoses faced with a patient presenting right iliac fossa abdominal pain, ...
Mbuagbaw Lawrence L Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Biostatistics Unit, Father Sean O'Sullivan Research Centre, St Joseph's Healthcare, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Centre for Development of Best Practices in Health, Yaoundé Central Hospital, Yaoundé, - - 2014
Dextro-transposition of the great arteries (d-TGA) is a life-threatening congenital health defect that requires rapid surgery. The most widely used approach is the arterial switch operation (ASO) developed by Jatene in the 1970s. The first set of children who received this intervention are now adults. The objective of this scoping ...
Arealis Georgios G 0000-0001-5748-127X Orthopedic Department, Queen's Hospital, Belvedere Road, Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire DE13 0RB, - - 2014
Background. Dysplasia epiphysealis hemimelica (DEH) is rare and its main characteristic is osteochondromas of the epiphysis of long bones. Methods. We report a case of DEH of the ankle in an 8-year-old boy that was resected in 2005. Additionally we collect all the reported cases of DEH. The literature is ...
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, ...
Devgan Ashish A 0000-0002-0475-7145 Department of Orthopaedics, Pt. B.D. Sharma PGIMS, Rohatk, Haryana 124001, - - 2014
The occurrence of an intra-articular ossicle is not rare in the knee, with reports suggesting the existence of meniscal osscile. There are also reports describing the attachment of the posterolateral bundle of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) to an accessory ossicle. However, despite an extensive search of the English literature ...
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 ...
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 ...
Bozkurt Selen S Akdeniz University, Antalya, - - 2014
An unsolved challenge in biomedical natural language processing (NLP) is detecting ambiguities in the reports that can help physicians to improve report clarity. Our goal was to develop NLP methods to tackle the challenges of identifying ambiguous descriptions of the laterality of BI-RADS Final Assessment Categories in mammography radiology reports. ...
Eyselbergs M - - 2014
We report a case of intestinal ileal lipomatosis in a 56-year-old Caucasian male complicated with small bowel obstruction due to ileocolic intussusception with a lipoma serving as lead point. This rare disease is often only discovered incidentally as a consequence of mechanical complications and not well reported in the international ...
Gorelick Root - - 2014
Kin recognition by the roots of Cycas edentata was recently demonstrated. Our extensive literature search revealed this to be the first report of kin recognition in any spermatophyte other than angiosperms. Based on this new validation that the phenomenon occurs among phylogenetically diverse taxa, we conclude that kin recognition by ...
Iwama Yuki Y Department of Radiology, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe, - - 2014
Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor (MPNST) involving bone is rare. We report a case of MPNST of the fifth toe. The lesion was located in the distal phalanx of the right fifth toe and extended into surrounding subcutaneous tissues. Findings on magnetic resonance imaging and histological features of the case ...
Taboada Maria M Department of Electronics & Computer Science, Department of Applied Physics, Campus Vida, University of Santiago de Compostela, Department of Neurology, University Hospital Clinico of Santiago de Compostela and Fundación Pública Galega de Medicina Xenómica-Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria de Santiago (IDIS) and Centro de Investigación Biomédica en red de Enfermedades Raras (CIBERER), Santiago de Compostela, Spain - - 2014
As the number of clinical reports in the peer-reviewed medical literature keeps growing, there is an increasing need for online search tools to find and analyze publications on patients with similar clinical characteristics. This problem is especially critical and challenging for rare diseases, where publications of large series are scarce. ...
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 ...
Verma Pradhuman - - 2014
Pleomorphic adenoma (PA) is the most common tumor of the salivary glands. About 90% of these tumors occur in the parotid gland and 10% in the minor salivary glands. The most common sites of PA of the minor salivary glands are the palate, followed by lips and cheeks. Throat, floor ...
Vicente Carlos San CS c/ Nou núm. 8. 43839 Creixell. Tarragona. Spain.; Email: - - 2014
A new mysid species representing a new genus is described based on specimens collected in the 1968 cruise of the U.S. Navy Ship Eltanin from the Macquarie Island region (Southern Ocean). The new mysid, Corellamysis eltanina, is characterized by the globular eyes lacking definite eyestalks, the seven and eighth thoracic ...
Huss Julie J Md Address: Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1732, - - 2014
Salivary duct carcinoma (SDC) comprises a small proportion of salivary gland tumors; however, it is known to be aggressive with a high rate of metastasis. Although frequent references are made to pulmonary dissemination, metastases in the pleural fluid have not been described. In this article, we report the cytologic features ...
Bharathi Saravana C SC Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Rajah Muthiah Dental College and Hospital, Annamalai University, Chidambaram, - - 2014
Condylar hyperplasia is (CH) an uncommon malformation of the mandible involving change in size and morphology of the condylar neck and head. CH is an anomaly that usually occurs unilaterally and equally affects in both men and women. Hyperplasia of the condyle 'differentiated into hemimandibular hyperplasia, hemimandibular elongation and CH. ...
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. ...
Venkatesan Eswaradass Prasanna EP Department of Neurology, PSG Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, - - 2014
Essential thrombocythemia (ET) is a clonal myeloproliferative disorder (MPD), characterized predominantly by a markedly elevated platelet count without known cause. It is rare hematological disorder. In ET clinical picture is dominated by a predisposition to vascular occlusive events and hemorrhages. Headache, transient ischemic attack, stroke, visual disturbances and light headedness ...
Ki E Y - - 2014
Aggressive angiomyxoma (AA) was identified in 1983 and 250 cases of this rare tumor have since been reported in the literature. It is characterized by a locally infiltrative and recurrent nature; however, it rarely shows distant metastasis. Surgical managements can successfully treat AA patients but may result in a significant ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Zarate Yuri A YA Section of Genetics and Metabolism, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA ; Arkansas Children's Hospital, 1 Children's Way, Slot 512-22, Little Rock, AR 72202, - - 2014
We report here the case of the youngest patient with adenomyomatosis of the gallbladder in a female infant diagnosed at 4 months of age. This diagnosis was made based on characteristic ultrasonography findings in a patient that was undergoing routine surveillance for a suspected clinical diagnosis of Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome. The ...
Iuri Hernán A HA Laboratorio de Artrópodos, Departamento de Biodiversidad y Biología Experimental, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Pabellón II, Ciudad Universitaria, Intendente Güiraldes 2160, Capital Federal, Buenos Aires, Argentina.; Email: - - 2014
The monotypic genus Chileotrecha Maury, 1987, includes Chileotrecha atacamensis Maury, 1987 from Atacama and Coquimbo regions in Chile. We describe Chileotrecha argentinensis n. sp., which is the first record of the genus from Argentina. Phylogenetic relationships of Chileotrecha with other genera of Ammotrechidae are discussed based on external morphology. We ...
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.
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) ...
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 ...
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 ...
Decker Peter P Senckenberg Museum für Naturkunde Görlitz, Görlitz, - - 2014
A review is given of all the literature records of millipedes and centipedes that have been found in German greenhouses together with additional records for 29 such sites. Species lists are given for 46 greenhouses investigated throughout Germany. Thirty-five diplopod and 18 chilopod species were found to occur in greenhouses, ...
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