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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 ...
Yu Zuhu - - 2013
There are few cases of prostatic schistosomiasis. Here we report a case of Schistosoma japonicum of the prostate, in which the immunophenotyping of individual glandular tubes was atypical. Whether the S. japonicum infection contributed to the lesion or not is unknown. We suspect the lesion was a sign of early ...
Farruggia Piero - - 2013
Poikiloderma with neutropenia (PN, OMIM 604173) is a rare autosomal-recessive genodermatosis. Mutations in the C16orf57 gene have been recently identified as the cause. Here we describe a new case of PN in a white patient, review the literature, and point out the attention on importance of differential diagnosis.
Traxler R M - - 2013
Five laboratory-acquired brucellosis (LAB) cases that occurred in the United States between 2008 and 2011 are presented. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reviewed the recommendations published in 2008 and the published literature to identify strategies to further prevent LAB. The improved prevention strategies are described.
Traxler Rita M - - 2013
Brucellosis is a bacterial zoonotic disease which has been associated with laboratory-acquired infections. No recent reviews have addressed the characteristics of laboratory-acquired brucellosis (LAB). English-language literature was reviewed to identify reports of laboratory exposures to Brucella spp. and LAB cases between 1982 and 2007. Evaluation of twenty-eight case reports identified ...
Kraneburg U M - - 2013
Intracranial pial arteriovenous fistulas (AVF) are rare vascular malformation especially in the first 2 years of life. The pathology in this age group is associated with greater morbidity and mortality. We report a rare case of 36-day-old male infant with a pial AVF associated with an arterial aneurysm, who presented with ...
Perez-Chua Tanya Angela - - 2013
: We report 2 patients with typical clinical findings of circumscribed morphea who on histopathologic examinations had histiocytes ("floating sign") surrounding individual collagen fibers in the dermis in addition to the key histologic findings of morphea. To our knowledge, there are no previous reports in the medical literature of such ...
Rudzinski Erin R - - 2013
Objectives: To examine whether the frequency of fusion-negative alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma (ARMSn) increased coincident with changes in the definition of alveolar histology. Methods: We re-reviewed alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma (ARMS) in the Children's Oncology Group study D9803, comparing histopathology with fusion status. Results: Our review of 255 original ARMS cases (compared with a ...
Ibinaiye P O - - 2013
One of the most interesting congenital malformations to manage is a conjoined twin. Conjoined twins are rare occurrences in obstetric/pediatric practice. More commonly known as Siamese twins, this phenomenon is shrouded in mystery and considered a curiosity by general public. Current technology is lending a helping hand in the early ...
Bisson Erica F - - 2013
Synovial cysts are uncommon pathological entities in patients with cervical degenerative spinal disease, and there are only a few reports in the literature. Treatment typically involves decompression; however, biomechanical data indicate that laminectomies in the cervical spine also result in cervical instability, specifically within the cervicothoracic junction, supporting the use ...
Jeroudi Abdallah - - 2013
The nephrotic syndrome (NS) has been associated with a variety of malignancies in a number of reports in the literature, but has been reported in only nine cases associated with ovarian neoplasms. Membranous nephropathy is the most common glomerular pathology causing the NS in patients with solid tumors. There has ...
Alanbuki Ammar Hameed - - 2013
Meconium periorchitis (MPO) is an uncommon entity associated with healed meconium peritonitis. The typical presentation is a soft hydrocele at birth which becomes harder in weeks as the meconium calcifies. A lack of awareness of this rare disease may lead to unnecessary surgery of scrotal masses. It can resolve spontaneously ...
Kandhari Rajat - - 2013
Lichen amyloidosis (LA) has been considered a highly pruritic dermatosis, and the deposition of fibrillar material has generally been considered to be secondary to the scratching. Focal epidermal damage and chronic scratching have been implicated as the pathogenetic factors in the occurrence of LA, although they may not be able ...
Li Shuyi - - 2013
Neoplasms of the fallopian tube are extremely uncommon. In addition, the incidence of a mature teratoma of the fallopian tube with incomplete uterine mediastinum is extremely low. In the current case report, we present a case of mature cystic teratoma of the fallopian tube with incomplete uterine mediastinum in a ...
Kudur Mohan H - - 2013
Lymphatic malformations, or lymphangiomas, are benign proliferations of lymphatics, classified as superficial lymphangioma circumscriptum (LC) and deep (cavernous lymphangioma). LC, as the name suggests, is a well-circumscribed lesion but, rarely, extensive and invasive forms can also be seen. Surgical excision is the main modality of treatment. We report a case ...
Desai Sameer - - 2013
We report a case of fatal pulmonary embolism (PE) following exsanguinations of lower limb in orthopedic surgery. A 30-year-old man was posted for fixation of a tibial plateau fracture on the seventh day after injury. Subarchnoid block was performed. Esmarch bandage was used for exsanguination of the limb and tourniquet ...
Murlimanju B V - - 2013
The variations of lateral meniscus include pathologic entities which vary in size, shape and attachment. In this manuscript, we report a case of discoid lateral meniscus which was observed in an embalmed fetal cadaver. It was an incomplete variety of the discoid meniscus and observed on the right side knee. ...
Sriram Prabu Rau - - 2013
Chordoid meningioma, classified as atypical meningioma according to the World Health Organisation (WHO) classification, is a rare subtype, which represents only 0.5% of all meningiomas and is associated with a high incidence of recurrence. Multiple intracranial meningiomas are rare in non-neurofibromatosis patients. We present a female patient with both of ...
Chawla Rajeshwar - - 2013
To assess the cases of ameloblastoma retrospectively for various parameters. Ninety-one previously reported cases of ameloblastoma from Government Dental College and Hospitals, Nagpur, were included in this study. Data were collected considering parameters such as age, sex, symptoms, radiographic, histopathology, treatment modalities, and recurrence. Our findings were also compared with ...
Rubin Mark N - - 2013
The use of 2-way audiovisual telemedicine technology for the delivery of acute stroke care is well established in the literature and is a growing practice. The use of such technology for neurologic consultation outside the cerebrovascular specialty has been reported to a variable extent across most disciplines within the field ...
Jurdy Lama - - 2013
Rhabdomyosarcoma (RMS) is a highly malignant tumor and is one of the few life-threatening diseases that present first to the ophthalmologist. It is the most common soft-tissue sarcoma of the head and neck in childhood with 10% of all cases occurring in the orbit. RMS has been reported from birth ...
Kalathia Mitul B MB Department of Pediatrics, PDU Medical College, Rajkot, Gujarat, - - 2013
Ectrodactyly also known as Split hand/foot malformation is a rare limb malformation with autosomal dominant in heritance with variable penetrance, commonly known as "lobster claw hand". Usually it involves midline clefts of the hands and feet with syndactyly. We report a neonate with ectrodactyly and brief review of literature of ...
Feng Jf J Department of Oncological Surgery, Zhejiang Cancer Hospital, Hangzhou, - - 2013
Background and Aim: Primary retroperitoneal mucinous cystadenocarcinoma (PRMC) is a very rare tumor. To date, less than 50 cases of PRMC have been described in the English literature. Description of the case: We report a case of PRMC in a male patient who presented with chronic lower back pain for ...
Patil Sunita B SB Department of Pathology, D. Y. Patil Medical College, Kasaba Bawada, Kolhapur, - - 2013
Endometrial metaplasias are of two types, epithelial metaplasia which is commonly encountered and stromal metaplasia, unusually seen. This includes formation within endometrial stroma, islands of smooth muscle, cartilage, and bone. Endometrial stromal (cartilaginous) metaplasias are conditions frequently overlooked and misdiagnosed. Hence, a careful clinical and histopathological examination is required to ...
Das Kuntal Kanti KK Department of Neurosurgery, Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, - - 2013
A wide variety of congenital anomalies are observed around the craniovertebral junctional area. However, hypertrophied unilateral lateral mass of atlas in association with chiari-1 malformation leading to myelopathy is extremely uncommon. Herein we report a case of 28-year-old female who presented to us with a high cervical compressive myelopathy. Imaging ...
Najera Aguilar Edinson - - 2013
Spontaneous pneumocephalus following cerebrospinal fluid shunt is a rare complication. In most cases, the air enters in the intracranial cavity via a skull base defect. We report 2 cases of delayed tension pneumocephalus, secondary to ventriculoperitoneal shunt, and review the etiopathogenesis, prevention and treatment of this condition.
Karag Z Selma - - 2013
Isolation of Francisella tularensis in blood culture is exceedingly rare and has been reported infrequently in Europe; a literature review showed 28 documented cases. Herein we report the first cases of bacteremic F.tularensis pneumonia in immunocompetent individuals in Turkey. Francisella tularensis, Bacteremia, Isolation, Blood, Maldi-TOF, MLVA.
Vuity Drazsen - - 2013
Malignant fibrous histiocytoma (MFH) also known as undifferentiated high-grade pleomorphic sarcoma (UHPS) is a soft tissue sarcoma, composed of undifferentiated mesenchymal tumors possessed fibrohistiocytic morphology without definite true histiocytic differentiation. Head and neck localization is very rare, showing an incidence ranging from 4 % to 10 % in different series of investigations. ...
Cho Brian H - - 2013
Desmoplastic fibromas are primary bone tumors that seldom occur in the cranial bones. Furthermore, reports of desmoplastic fibromas of the skull in children are exceedingly rare. Although desmoplastic fibromas are histologically benign, they are locally aggressive and have a propensity to reoccur. Their radiographic appearance may mimic other more common ...
Starrfelt Randi - - 2013
Acquired reading problems caused by brain injury (alexia) are common, either as a part of an aphasic syndrome, or as an isolated symptom. In pure alexia, reading is impaired while other language functions, including writing, are spared. Being in many ways a simple syndrome, one would think that pure alexia ...
Jäger Tarkan - - 2013
Transhiatal herniation of the pancreas is an extremely rare condition. In the published literature we found only eleven cases reported in the period of 1958 to 2011. A coincidental hiatal herniation of the duodenum is described in two cases only. To our knowledge, we report the first case with a ...
Deepak P - - 2013
The association between inhibition of tumour necrosis factor alpha (TNF-α) and new onset of neurological adverse events (AEs) is unclear. To evaluate neurological AEs with TNF-α inhibitors reported to the Food and Drug Administration Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS) utilising a standardised scoring tool for drug-induced AEs. A search of ...
Deconde Adam S AS Department of Head and Neck Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California, - - 2013
Objectives/Hypothesis A comprehensive review of the literature of clival metastases and presentation of two additional cases. Study Design Literature review and report of two cases. Methods A literature review of the MEDLINE database (1950 to January 19, 2013) was performed to identify all cases of patients with metastatic disease to ...
Aumann Konrad - - 2013
Most pathology reports are in a narrative form without a given structure and occasionally lack important information. Here we show that the format of pathology reports of oncological lung resection specimens correlates with the quality of the reports. All pathology reports of oncological lung resection specimens between 01/02 and 04/11 ...
Beltran Brady E BE Department of Oncology and Radiotherapy, Edgardo Rebagliati Martins Hospital, Lima, - - 2013
Follicular lymphoma (FL) is a prevalent type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma in the United States and Europe. Although, FL typically presents with nodal involvement, extranodal sites are less common, and leukemic phase at diagnosis is rare. There is mounting evidence that leukemic presentation portends a worse prognosis in patients with FL. ...
Propst Katie - - 2013
Pyogenic spondylodiscitis includes a spectrum of spinal infections such as discitis, osteomyelitis, epidural abscess, meningitis, subdural empyema, and spinal cord abscess. This is a rare complication of sacral colpopexy, but can lead to devastating consequences for the patient. We present two cases of pyogenic spondylodiscitis following sacral colpopexy. In addition, ...
Seo Bommie F - - 2013
Neurothekeoma is a rare, benign, cutaneous tumor of nerve sheath origin that is also termed benign nerve sheath myxoma. This tumor is usually asymptomatic and grows slowly. Neurothekeoma is typically found in young adults and seldom occurs in children. It is most commonly located in the head, neck, and upper ...
Hebert Jeffrey J - - 2013
The purpose of this study was to systematically search the literature for studies reporting serious adverse events following lumbopelvic spinal manipulative therapy (SMT) and to describe the case details. A systematic search was conducted in PubMed including MEDLINE, EMBASE, CINAHL, and The Cochrane Library up to January 12, 2012, by ...
Koene R J - - 2013
PURPOSE: While histoplasmosis has been reported from most continents, the disease is most often recognized in the midwestern United States. The recent diagnosis of adrenal hypofunction in two patients with progressive disseminated histoplasmosis (PDH) in our hospital led us to review the literature. METHODS: We reviewed PubMed using the search ...
Zheng Lei - - 2013
Fetal rhabdomyoma (F-RM) is a very rare tumor that usually occurs in the head and neck. Paratesticular F-RM in children is extremely rare. In this article, we report the case of a 12-year-old boy diagnosed with paratesticular F-RM. The patient was well, with no local recurrence or metastasis 5 years ...
Infurna Frank J - - 2013
OBJECTIVE: We examined the extent to which retrospective proxy reports of well-being mirror participant self-reports at 12-24 months before death and how proxy reports of well-being change over the last year of life. We also explored the role of sociodemographic, cognitive, and health factors of both participants and proxies in ...
Nyarenchi Obed M - - 2013
INTRODUCTION: Cloacal exstrophy is a rare condition characterized by a defect in the abdominal wall with extrusion of malformed abdominal contents. The normal separation of the genitourinary and gastrointestinal systems does not occur. While patients with cloacal exstrophy have a high incidence of spinal defects, cranial defects are rare. Chiari ...
Fox Brent I - - 2013
OBJECTIVES: Drug safety surveillance using observational data requires valid adverse event, or health outcome of interest (HOI) measurement. The objectives of this study were to develop a method to review HOI definitions in claims databases using (1) web-based digital tools to present de-identified patient data, (2) a systematic expert panel ...
Liu Bin - - 2013
Acute subdural hematoma (ASDH) is a severe insult with a high mortality rate, and emergent surgical evacuation is recommended in the vast majority of such cases. Generally, resolution of the hemorrhage requires weeks and months in patients treated conservatively. However, numerous cases of rapid spontaneous resolution of ASDH, occurring within ...
Segal Nicolas - - 2013
BACKGROUND: Impedance threshold device technology harnesses the patient's normal physiological mechanisms to increase circulation during hypotensive crises. We report the first clinical use of one version of this device on a spontaneously breathing hypotensive pregnant woman. OBJECTIVE: The objective of our study was to report this case to help Emergency ...
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