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Hofmann Alejandro D - - 2013
The association of Hirschsprung's disease (HD) and anorectal malformation (ARM) is rare. The exact incidence of this association is not known but HD coexisting with ARM has been reported in 2.3 to 3.4 % of ARM cases. Most of the reported cases in the literature have been single case reports. The ...
Lim L M - - 2013
Objective: To highlight the important clinical and histological features of sinonasal blue naevi. Methods: A case of blue naevus of the nasal cavity is described (including endoscopic and histological pictures) and the existing literature is reviewed. Results: There have been five reported cases (including the presented case). Clinically, sinonasal blue ...
Tsuda Motoyuki - - 2013
Mucocele of the appendix due to endometriosis is extremely rare, and there are only 10 previously reported cases in the English literature. We report a case of mucocele of the appendix due to endometriosis and provide the first review of the literature. A 43-year-old woman was admitted to the hospital ...
Feizzadeh Kerigh Behzad B Urology Department, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, IR - - 2013
Rectus sheath hematoma usually occurs unilateral but rare cases of bilateral hematoma have been reported. Herein we report the first case of spontaneous bilateral Rectus Sheath Hematoma in the kidney transplanted patient.
Mazza E - - 2013
Extraneural dissemination of oligodendroglioma is rare. Cases of breast metastases have never been described in the literature. We report the first two cases of young women with initial diagnosis of anaplastic oligodendroglioma who experienced mammary gland metastases and a review of the literature. Immunohistochemical analysis performed on material from both ...
Watrowski Rafal - - 2013
Subocclusive hymenal variants, such as microperforate or septate hymen, impair somatic functions (e.g., vaginal intercourse or menstrual hygiene) and can negatively impact the quality of life of young women. We know little about the prevalence and inheritance of subocclusive hymenal variants. So far, eight cases of familial occurrence of occlusive ...
Gomez Ricardo Santiago - - 2013
We describe a case of adenomatoid odontogenic tumor (AOT) associated with odontoma occurring in the posterior mandible of a 32-year-old man. Although calcifications are commonly found in the AOT, the presence of rudimentary dental structures is a very rare phenomenon. Cases with similar aspects have been described as ameloblastic dentinoma, ...
Asha Mysore L - - 2013
Massive osteolysis (Gorham-Stout syndrome) is a rare condition of unknown etiology that is thought to result from a localized endothelial proliferation of lymphatic vessels resulting in destruction and absorption of bone. Osteolysis of the jaws has been reported in association with infection, cysts, neoplasia, and metabolic, endocrine, or hematologic abnormalities. ...
Whistance Robert N - - 2013
Evaluation of surgery for colorectal cancer (CRC) is necessary to inform clinical decision-making and healthcare policy. The standards of outcome reporting after CRC surgery have not previously been considered. Systematic literature searches identified randomised and non-randomised prospective studies reporting clinical outcomes of CRC surgery. Outcomes were listed verbatim, categorised into ...
Zendell Kate - - 2013
IMPORTANCE Lichen sclerosus (LS) is an uncommon chronic inflammatory disease that most commonly affects anogenital skin of postmenopausal women. It typically manifests as atrophic white plaques, which may be accompanied by purpura or fissuring. Rarely, LS has been observed to affect mucosal tissues in the mouth and the penile urethra. ...
Sada Yvonne - - 2013
Accurate identification of hepatocellular cancer (HCC) cases from automated data is needed for efficient and valid quality improvement initiatives and research. We validated HCC International Classification of Diseases, 9th Revision (ICD-9) codes, and evaluated whether natural language processing by the Automated Retrieval Console (ARC) for document classification improves HCC identification. ...
Xu Ning - - 2013
Spermatocytic seminoma (SS) is a rare testicular neoplasm characterized by a palpable, painless, slowly enlarging mass in the testis. Even more rare is a synchronous bilateral presentation. Only eight cases of bilateral SS have been reported in the literature, of which three cases were present with synchronous testis enlargement, and ...
Gross Michael - - 2013
Coral reefs are widely recognised as vital yet highly vulnerable ecosystems.Recent studies have demonstrated the possibility of recovery after disturbance,but also the continuing threats and decline. Michael Gross reports.
Renshaw Andrew A - - 2013
Objectives: To undertake a retrospective study of the rate of diagnostic discrepancy for patient/clinician-initiated second opinions in anatomic pathology at our institution and determine if this rate has changed and whether the change could be explained. Methods: We reviewed all patient/clinician-initiated consults (incoming and outgoing) handled by our institution over ...
Chana Randeep S - - 2013
In this article, we report an incident of transient neuropathy secondary to tooth movement involving the inferior alveolar nerve. This clinical report reflects the need to thoroughly examine potentially high-risk patients for neuropathy using advanced diagnostic tools such as cone-beam computed tomography when diagnosing and planning treatment.
Caperos José M - - 2013
Background: Recent reviews have drawn attention to frequent consistency errors when reporting statistical results. Method: We have reviewed the statistical results reported in 186 articles published in four Spanish psychology journals. Of these articles, 102 contained at least one of the statistics selected for our study: Fisher- F , Student- ...
Viswanatha Borlingegowda - - 2013
Peripheral osteomas of the hard palate are relatively rare. Two cases of osteoma of the hard palate are reported, along with a review of the literature.
Minor Jacob - - 2013
Leiomyomas are benign smooth-muscle tumors that have only rarely been reported in the head and neck. Extensive calcification (mummification) is occasionally seen in deep somatic soft-tissue leiomyomas, which represent a rare subtype. We describe a case of mummified leiomyoma of the soft tissues of the midline anterior neck in a ...
Turan Enver - - 2013
Leser-Trélat sign is a rare cutaneous disorder that manifests with sudden emergence of seborrheic keratoses and increase in their numbers and size within weeks or months. Its concurrence with many types of malignancies, especially adenocarcinoma and lymphoma, has been reported in the literature. In this case report, a patient having ...
Austin R D - - 2013
Hemifacial hyperplasia (HFH) is an unusual congenital anomaly of debatable aetiology. It is characterised by facial asymmetry that is caused by a marked unilateral and localised overgrowth of facial soft tissues, bones and teeth. We report a case of true HFH with typical manifestations with a brief review of the ...
Aruna E - - 2013
Holoprosencephaly (HPE), a disorder which results from a failure of cleavage or the incomplete differentiation of the forebrain structures at various levels or to various degrees, is related to hereditary factors, chromosomal anomalies, cytogenetic abnormalities, and environmental teratogenic factors. We are reporting a case of a multiparous woman who was ...
S Lal - - 2013
A parameatal urethral cyst is a very rare congenital anomaly. It was first reported in two males in 1956 by Thompson and Lantin. About 50 cases have been published since then. Most of the cases which have been reported were from Japanese population and on extensive literature search, few cases ...
Kamińska-Winciorek Grażyna G The Center for Cancer Prevention and Treatment, Katowice, Poland. Head: Beata - - 2013
Nevus comedonicus (NC) is a very rare, benign hamartoma characterised by the occurrence of dilated, comedo-like openings, typically on the face, neck, upper arms, chest or abdomen. In uncertain cases, histopathological examination confirms the diagnosis. The authors suggest dermoscopy as a rapid and useful method of initial diagnosis of nevus ...
Prevedello Luciano M LM Center for Evidence-Based Imaging, Boston, MA, USA. - - 2013
Medicare requires documented teaching physician involvement (attestation) in trainee-generated radiology reports. Automated attestation statement insertion in reports expedites the process but does not comply with requirements for active attestation. We evaluated an informatics-enabled quality improvement (QI) intervention to improve health record documentation requirements for active attestation. Institutional review board approval ...
Klimo Paul P Jr Murphey Neurologic & Spine Institute, Semmes, Memphis, Tennessee, United States ; Le Bonheur Children's Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, United States ; Department of Neurosurgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee, United States ; St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, United - - 2013
Purpose Fibromyxomas and myxomas are benign tumors of mesenchymal origin usually found outside the nervous system, most commonly in the atrium of the heart. They can also arise in the mandible or maxilla, but it is exceedingly rare to find them within the skull base. The history, histologic features, and the ...
Feng Rui - - 2013
Torcular meningiomas intimately involving major dural sinuses such as superior sagittal sinuses, transverse sinuses, and straight sinuses and the confluence are a great challenge for neurosurgeons. Simpson grade I total resection, which can bring complete cure, is the ultimate goal, but under many circumstances, it is difficult to achieve. The ...
Albuquerque Bruno Sousa - - 2013
Parapharyngeal ganglioneuroma is a rare benign tumor, with fewer than 40 cases having been reported in the literature. We report a case of parapharyngeal ganglioneuroma in a child, including the presentation, diagnostic testing, treatment, outcome and a review of the literature. The patient presented with a large cervical mass arising ...
Dreifuss Stephanie E - - 2013
Congenital breast anomalies present challenging management decisions to the plastic surgeon. One must consider the optimal age of reconstruction as well as the ideal surgical technique. Amazia, a very rare condition characterised by a complete lack of breast tissue in the presence of a nipple areolar complex (NAC), is one ...
Sonis J M - - 2013
Morbidity and case fatality from rattlesnake envenomation is regionally specific because of variability in relative toxicity of the species of snake encountered. A previous report of rattlesnake envenomation in New World camelids (NWC) from the western coastal United States documented high case fatality rates and guarded prognosis for survival. To ...
Ramanan Poornima - - 2013
Gordonia species are ubiquitous aerobic actinomycetes which rarely cause infection in humans. We report the second known case of Gordonia otitidis catheter-related bacteremia in an immunocompromised patient and review four additional cases of Gordonia bacteremia at our institution over the past 14 years. In addition, the existing literature on Gordonia ...
Dyer S R - - 2013
Introduction: The objective of this article was to report a case of isolated, acute, right-sided sphenoid sinusitis that progressed to contralateral cavernous sinus thrombosis in an 18-year-old male patient. We describe the atypical presentation of this case and discuss the relevant anatomy, pathogenesis, presentation, diagnostic evaluation and treatment. Case report: ...
Deppe Antje-Christin - - 2013
Objective This review was performed to pool the current surgical strategies for cardiac liposarcoma.Methods A literature search was performed and all studies published in full-text or abstract forms were eligible for inclusion without applying any language restrictions. Case reports without surgical intervention, reporting noncardiac liposarcoma, animal cases, or review articles ...
Sobel Rachel K - - 2013
This case report describes the unusual finding of bilateral Marcus Gunn jaw-wink. Only a few bilateral jaw-wink patients have been published as case reports. The authors dispute this notion as portrayed in the literature that a bilateral wink is a rare entity. A thorough review of prior case series on ...
Geissler Kimberley H - - 2013
Increasingly, patient experience surveys are available to provide performance feedback to physician groups. However, limited published literature addresses factors influencing use of these reports for performance improvement. To address this gap, we conducted semistructured interviews with leaders of Massachusetts physician groups. We asked about factors influencing groups' use of performance ...
Yang Elizabeth - - 2013
ABSTRACT Orbital abscess formation in neonates is rare, with only 12 cases reported in the literature. We present a case of orbital cellulitis with orbital abscesses following repair of congenital choanal atresia in a 2-week-old neonate. This is the first reported case of an orbital abscess following a sinus procedure ...
González-Suárez Inés - - 2013
Guillain-Barre syndrome (GBS) is characterized by acute onset and progressive course, and is usually associated with a good prognosis. However, there are forms of poor prognosis, needing ventilatory support and major deficits at discharge. With this study we try to identify the factors associated with a worse outcome. 106 cases ...
Freeman R - - 2013
Evaluate data available from a national voluntary reporting system and describe the data processing necessary to enable the development and application of outbreak detection methods in healthcare settings. Evaluation was performed on an extract of data reported between March 2007 and May 2012. Reporting delays were calculated and analysed at ...
Maknojia Asif - - 2013
The authors report an unusual case of recurrent proximal migration of the distal end of a ventriculoperitoneal shunt catheter presenting as CSF galactorrhea. The authors review the pertinent literature and discuss the possible causes as well as techniques to prevent a similar occurrence.
Childers Esther L B - - 2013
Peripheral ossifying fibroma (POF) is most often a self-limiting, sessile or pedunculated, gingival nodule that is believed to be a reactive rather than neoplastic pathologic process. The lesion is typically <2cm, however it has been recognized that some examples may grow quite large and may displace teeth. The mass-like clinical ...
Nie S - - 2013
Gonococcal endocarditis is rarely encountered in the post-antibiotic era. This case report describes a case of a previously healthy male who presented with double quotidian fever, chills, cough, and urethral symptoms. The presence of a cardiac mitral valvular vegetation along with positive blood cultures for Neisseria gonorrhoeae were diagnostic for ...
Goldstein Lee Hilary - - 2013
Adverse drug reactions (ADR) are underreported by doctors despite numerous efforts. To determine if establishing an "ADR reporting doctor's network" within a hospital would increase the quantity of ADRs reported by hospital doctors. One hundred hospital doctors joined the network. Email reminders were sent to network members during the one ...
Khan Wasif Ali Z A - - 2013
We report a case of a 6-year-old girl with primary Burkitts's lymphoma (BL) of endometrium and bilateral ovaries of 1-month duration. To the best of our knowledge, few cases of childhood primary BL of bilateral ovaries have been reported worldwide. However, extensive search of the published work did not reveal ...
Niebling Maarten G - - 2013
Pathology reports are of critical importance for conveying information to clinicians who must make important management decisions for their patients. This study sought to assess and compare the precision, reproducibility, and completeness of external pathology reports and pathology reports generated by central review of each case in a large cohort ...
Karaman Ibrahim - - 2013
Although there are many methods for the treatment of developmental dysplasia of the hip, Salter innominate osteotomy is a surgical technique presently used successfully worldwide. However, several complications can be found after Salter innominate osteotomy. Kirschner (K) wire migration into the pelvic cavity is not a common occurrence and is ...
Antony Ashley K - - 2013
Objective: Under the assumption that the ulnar artery is the predominant blood supply to the hand, radial forearm free flaps (RFFF) generally have been preferred over ulnar forearm free flaps (UFFF) in head and neck reconstruction. The objective of this study is to create the first and only systematic review ...
Liu Ye - - 2013
A case of refractory dissecting cellulitis of the scalp (DCS) in a forty-one-year-old Chinese female patient was treated with a total of 6 sessions of topical ALA-PDT at one week intervals. The patient tolerated and responded well to this new approach without any adverse events. This suggested that topical ALA-PDT ...
Hartnack Sonja - - 2013
To provide a brief introduction into Critical Incident Reporting Systems (CIRS) as used in human medicine, and to report the discussion from a recent panel meeting discussion with 23 equine anaesthetists in preparation for a new CEPEF-4 (Confidential Enquiry into Perioperative Equine Fatalities) study. Moderated group discussions, and review of ...
Selvaraj Saranya A - - 2013
To identify demographic and clinical characteristics associated with cases of hepatosplenic T-cell lymphoma (HSTCL) in patients with Crohn's disease, and to assess strength of evidence for a causal relationship between medications and HSTCL in Crohn's disease. We identified cases of HSTCL in Crohn's disease in studies included in a comparative ...
Dai Chuanfu - - 2013
Abstract Conclusions: It was practicable to remove hemangiomas at the labyrinth region and distal internal auditory canal with complete or serviceable hearing preservation by the transmastoid approach. The majority of cases where the nerve integrity was preserved achieved acceptable recovery of facial nerve function during the first few years according ...
Lehman V T - - 2013
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE:Descriptions of uncommon diseases with intracranial imaging abnormalities are often difficult to find in the radiology literature. We hypothesized that reported imaging findings of such conditions in the recent literature were more frequent in clinical compared with radiology journals.MATERIALS AND METHODS:PubMed searches from December 1, 2007 to December ...
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