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Cianferoni Fabio F Natural History Museum of the University of Florence, Zoological Section "La Specola", via Romana 17, I-50125, Florence, Italy. Institute of Agroenvironmental and Forest Biology, CNR - National Research Council of Italy, via Salaria 29.300, I-00015, Monterotondo Scalo (Rome), Italy; Email: - - 2014
Limnobatodes paradoxus Hussey, 1925 is a primitive hydrometrid, described from a single female specimen collected in 1923 at Tela, Honduras (Hussey 1925). Following the original description, very few records of this species have been reported in literature, and locality indications are not detailed: Brazil (Cobben 1968), Peru (Andersen 1977), and ...
Kombo B B - - 2014
Splenic abscesses are uncommon manifestation of an acute abdomen. We reported a case of splenic abscess managed by tube drainage. A case report using the case note records of the patient and review of the relevant literature on splenic abscess. A forty five year old Nigerian who presented with features ...
Nguyen Lananh L Department of Neuropathology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center 200 Lothrop Street, Suite B-400 15207 Pittsburgh, PA, - - 2014
Angiolipomas are benign tumors that usually occur in patients during their late teens or early twenties. Most are found as multiple lesions and often located on the arm or trunk. Although predominantly subcutaneous lesions, intraosseous angiolipomas are primarily found in the mandible and ribs, with one case involving the calvarium ...
Fares A A Universitätsklinikum Knappschaftskrankenhaus Bochum GmbH, In der Schornau 23-25, D-44892 Bochum, - - 2014
Acute appendicitis has been reported to be present throughout the year, but some particular months are associated with higher incidences. The aim of this study was designed to review previous studies and analyze the current knowledge and controversies related to seasonal variability of acute appendicitis, to examine whether appendicitis has ...
Lechien Jerome R JR Laboratory of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Faculty of Medicine, UMONS Research Institute for Health Sciences and Technology, University of Mons (UMons), Avenue du Champ de Mars 6, B7000 Mons, Belgium ; Laboratory of Phonetics, Faculty of Psychology, Research Institute for Language Sciences and Technology, University of Mons (UMons), B7000 Mons, - - 2014
Objectives. The aim of this systematic review is to study the causes of odontogenic chronic maxillary rhinosinusitis (CMRS), the average age of the patients, the distribution by sex, and the teeth involved. Materials and Methods. We performed an EMBASE-, Cochrane-, and PubMed-based review of all of the described cases of ...
Chesdachai Supavit - - 2014
We report the case of a 64-year-old man with Arcanobacterium pyogenes endocarditis. The patient presented with dyspnea and asymmetrical progressive quadriparesis. A transthoracic echocardiogram revealed mobile vegetations on both leaflets of his mitral valve measuring 0.5 x 3 cm, thickening of the mitral valve with severe mitral regurgitation due to ...
Gobbo Alessandro Del AD Division of Pathology, Fondazione IRCCS "Ca' Granda" - Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico and University of Milan Medical School - - 2014
The coexistence of mesothelioma and other primary malignancies has been previously reported in literature, but the finding of a pleural mesothelioma with a synchronous peritoneal mesothelioma has not been reported so far. We report a case of a 58-years-old woman that came to our attention for the incidental finding of ...
Moshirfar Majid M John A. Moran Eye Center, University of Utah School of Medicine, - - 2014
Present a case of dislocation of an Implantable Collamer Lens (ICL) that occurs after blunt trauma and review the published literature on this topic. Case report and literature review using PubMed. A 44 year-old male presented to the emergency department with sudden onset of blurry vision after blunt trauma to ...
Amalnath S Deepak SD Department of Medicine, Jawaharlal Institute of Medical Education and Research, Pondicherry, - - 2014
Split-hand/foot malformation (SHFM) is a rare condition which can be either syndromic or nonsyndromic. We report three unrelated pedigrees, one with autosomal dominant (AD) inheritance and the other two with autosomal recessive (AR) pattern. We also briefly review the published reports from India.
Chavan Surekha S Department of Oral Pathology, Bharati Vidyapeeth University Dental College and Hospital, Pune, Maharashtra, - - 2014
First branchial cleft anomaly is a rare disease of the head and neck. Because of its rarity, first branchial cleft anomaly is often misdiagnosed and results in inappropriate management. In this article, we present a case of type II first branchial cleft anomaly. A middle-aged woman who had suffered from ...
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. ...
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 ...
Makhdom Asim M AM Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Shriners Hospital for Children, Montreal Children Hospital, McGill University, 1529 Cedar Avenue, Montreal, QC, Canada H3G 1A6 ; Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah 21589, Saudi - - 2014
The aim of this study is to systematically review the literature with regards to surgical treatment of patients with hip joint osteochondromas, and to report our surgical management of three paediatric patients who had femoral neck or acetabular osteochondromas in association with acetabular dysplasia. We performed a systematic review using ...
Kanavi Mozhgan Rezaei MR Ophthalmic Research Center, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran 1666663111, - - 2014
To report the cytology results of 25-gauge transconjunctival (25G-TSV) diagnostic vitrectomy in cases suspicious for intraocular lymphoma (IOL), and compare the results to those reported in the literature. Clinical and cytopathological records of 18 vitreous biopsy specimens obtained via 25G-TSV diagnostic vitrectomy in 12 patients suspicious for IOL were reviewed ...
Musto Pellegrino P Scientific Direction, - - 2014
The concomitant presence of del(5q) and JAK2(V617F) mutation is an infrequent event which occurs in rare patients with peculiar cytogenetic, molecular, morphological and clinical features, resembling those of both myelodysplastic syndromes and myeloproliferative neoplasms. Lenalidomide may induce rapid, profound, and long-lasting responses in a subset of these patients. However, the ...
Xu Ji J Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Shanghai 201203, - - 2014
Moxibustion is a traditional medical treatment originating in China. It involves using the heat of burning moxa to stimulate acupoints. It is considered safe and effective and is widely used throughout the world. The increasing use of moxibustion has drawn attention to the procedure's adverse events (AEs). This review covers ...
Endo Katsuya K Division of Gastroenterology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, - - 2014
A 28-year-old Japanese man presented with upper abdominal pain. Computed tomography (CT) revealed a soft tissue mass in the small bowel mesentery. We diagnosed the patient with sclerosing mesenteritis according to the histological findings of small bowel mesentery. Although he was treated with prednisolone, colchicine and azathioprine, neither his symptoms ...
Jimoh Bioku Muftau BM Department of Surgery, Urology Division, Federal Staff Medical Centre, Abuja, - - 2014
Neonatal scrotal hematoma is a rare genitourinary emergency. Some cases have underlining aetiologic factors such as testicular torsion, adrenal hemorrhage, or birth trauma, and others are idiopathic. Previously, immediate scrotal exploration was considered imperative for diagnosis and treatment. With good imaging techniques, some patients are managed nonoperatively. We report a ...
Sharp Stephen J SJ Medical Research Council Epidemiology Unit, University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine, Cambridge, United - - 2014
The case-cohort study design combines the advantages of a cohort study with the efficiency of a nested case-control study. However, unlike more standard observational study designs, there are currently no guidelines for reporting results from case-cohort studies. Our aim was to review recent practice in reporting these studies, and develop ...
Lopez-Campos Guillermo H GH Health and Biomedical Informatics Centre, The University of Melbourne, - - 2014
Self-monitoring experiments are becoming increasingly common as it is the case in other complex environments their interpretation and reproducibility relies heavily in the amount of associated meta-data available. In this work we propose a standardised reporting guideline to annotate these experiments and facilitate their interpretation. The existence of such reporting ...
Kar Indu Bhusan IB Departments of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, S. C. B. Dental College and Hospital, Cuttack, Odisha, - - 2014
Ameloblastic carcinoma (AC) is a rare primary odontogenic tumor that has histological features of both ameloblastoma and carcinoma. A total number of 92 case reports speak about its rare incidence, affecting mostly the mandible as a locally destructive lesion. The maxilla is affected even more rarely as only 35 cases ...
von-Waagner Wolf W 0000-0003-0409-2451 Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, Staten Island University Hospital, 2nd Floor, 256B Mason Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10305, - - 2014
We report the case of a 40-year-old woman who presented with a large perineal mass with no rectal or vaginal involvement. Imaging could not rule out malignancy. She underwent wide surgical excision. Histological analysis revealed a large atypical leiomyoma, measuring 24 × 12 × 8 cm. Followup after two years showed ...
HoŇ£oleanu Cristina - - 2014
Psoas abscess is a rare condition that might represent a diagnostic challenge. We report the case of a 47 years old male patient with diabetes mellitus and chronic pancreatitis, who was admitted for fever and severe pain of the left shoulder, in spite of a normal rheumatologic exam. The pain ...
Chandarana Mihir N MN Department of Surgical Oncology, Division of Pediatric Surgery, Tata Memorial Centre, Mumbai, Maharashtra, - - 2014
Broad ligament tumors are uncommon. Sarcomas rarely arise from the broad ligament, leiomyosarcomas being the most common. Rhabdomyosarcomas of the broad ligament are very rare. To the best of our knowledge, no case of an embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma of the broad ligament has been reported in literature.
Aldhilan Asim A Medical Imaging Department King Abdul Aziz Medical City for National Guard, Riyadh 11426, Saudia - - 2014
Inflammation of the bicipitoradial bursa is a rare condition and only few reports can be found in literature. Several causes for a cubital bursitis have been suggested in the past. The need to include a malignant lesion in the differential diagnosis has only been mentioned in one of these reports. ...
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, ...
Ma Yangyang Y Department of Pathology, Fudan University Children's Hospital Shanghai, - - 2014
Gastrablastoma is a rare epitheliomesenchymal biphasic tumor of stomach in children and young adults first reported by Miettinen et al in 2009. Five cases have been reported up to date including only one case with the nodal metastasis and distant metastases. With little atypism gastroblastoma is suggested to be a ...
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 ...
Lanini S S National Institute for Infectious Diseases (INMI) Lazzaro Spallanzani Rome, - - 2014
A measles outbreak occurred in February 2014 on a ship cruising the western Mediterranean Sea. Overall 27 cases were reported: 21 crew members, four passengers.For two cases the status crew or passenger was unknown. Genotype B3 was identified. Because of different nationalities of cases and persons on board,the event qualified ...
Di Meo Nicola N University of Trieste, - - 2014
Malignant melanoma presenting as a giant cutaneous mass is rarely observed in clinical practice. A few patients with giant melanoma have been reported, Herein, we document our experience with a patient with giant cutaneous melanoma of the abdomen and review the features of previously reported individuals.
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 ...
Rajan Neeha N Department of General Surgery and Infectious Diseases, Western Footscray Hospital, Gordon Street, Footscray, Melbourne, VIC 3011, - - 2014
Introduction. Acalculous cholecystitis in the setting of typhoid fever in adults is an infrequent clinical encounter, reported sparsely in the literature. In this case report we review the presentation and management of enteric fever involving the biliary system and consider the literature surrounding this topic. The aim of this case ...
da Fonseca Fabricio L FL Department of Ophthalmology, University of São Paulo Medical School, São Paulo, - - 2014
Ectopic cilia are rare in humans. We report a 6-year-old girl with typical characteristics of ectopic cilia as described in the rare cases reported in the literature, in association with cutaneous lesions that appeared to be hypochromic nevi. This framework could be a different clinical presentation of ectopic cilia.
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 ...
Pencharz Deborah Ruth DR Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust, United Kingdom. - - 2014
¹²³I-FP-CIT (DaTSCAN) SPECT studies of the nigrostriatal pathway are a valuable tool in the diagnosis of movement disorders. However some scans are reported as equivocal with potential adverse consequences. We investigated whether the use of quantification of tracer uptake within the striatum can be used to reduce the number of ...
Priyadarshi Archana A Division of Newborn Services, Royal Hospital for Women, Randwick, New South Wales, - - 2014
An accessory diaphragm, also known as diaphragmatic duplication, is a congenital anomaly in which there is a fibromuscular membrane on top of the normally formed diaphragm dividing the hemithorax into two compartments trapping part of the pulmonary parenchyma. It is a very rare anomaly with less than 40 cases reported ...
Shuja Asim A 0000-0001-5053-4906 Department of Medicine, St. Elizabeth's Medical Center, Brighton, MA 02135, - - 2014
Esophageal leiomyomas (ELMs) are rare but described in the literature. They are usually benign and do not require resection unless they are large and symptomatic. Most of such masses arise from the muscularis mucosa. It is very uncommon to find epithelial dysplasia overlying a subepithelial leiomyoma. A review of the ...
Akhtar Muhammad M Division of Cardiology, Staten Island University Hospital New York, New York, - - 2014
As the number of patients having implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) devices is increasing, it is important for the physicians and patients to be aware of situations and conditions that can result in interference with normal functioning of these devices. There are multiple cases of malfunction of ICDs reported in literature ...
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 ...
McKee Daniel D Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, McMaster University, - - 2014
Hydrofluoric acid (HF) causes a unique chemical burn. Much of the current treatment knowledge of HF burns is derived from case reports, small case series, animal studies and anecdotal evidence. The management can be challenging because clinical presentation and severity of these burns vary widely. Plastic surgeons managing burn patients ...
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. ...
Abel Taylor J TJ Department of Neurosurgery, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA, - - 2014
Syringomyelia resulting from arachnoiditis secondary to aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) is an extremely rare clinical entity with few cases reported in the literature. The presentation, management, and pathogenesis of syringomyelia in this setting is poorly understood. We describe the presentation, radiology, management, and outcomes in two patients with syringomyelia resulting ...
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 ...
Culley Joan M JM Assistant Professor, College of Nursing, University of South Carolina Columbia, Columbia, South - - 2014
Mass casualty incidents (MCIs) include natural (eg, earthquake) or human (eg, terrorism or technical) events. They produce an imbalance between medical needs and resources necessitating the use of triage strategies. Triage of casualties must be performed accurately and efficiently if providers are to do the greatest good for the greatest ...
Borie Eduardo E Dental School, Universidad de La Frontera, Temuco, Chile; Ribeirão Preto Dental School, University of São Paulo, Ribeirão Preto, SP, Brazil. Electronic address: - - 2014
Exostoses in paranasal sinuses have been reported in the otolaryngology literature, but they have not been described in the dental literature to our knowledge. The aim of this article is to describe an idiopathic and rare case of bilateral exostosis obtained by cone-beam computed tomography. The case shows a healthy ...
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. ...
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 ...
Idowu Rachel T RT Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Suite 700, Suite 600, 2525 West End Avenue, Nashville, TN 37203-1738, USA. Electronic address: - - 2013
To identify algorithms that can capture incident cases of myocarditis and pericarditis in administrative and claims databases; these algorithms can eventually be used to identify cardiac inflammatory adverse events following vaccine administration. We searched MEDLINE from 1991 to September 2012 using controlled vocabulary and key terms related to myocarditis. We ...
Legrand Julien J Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Chuo University, 1-13-27 Kasuga, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, 112-8551, Japan, - - 2013
Palynomorphs are reported for the first time from the Nishihiro Formation (Wakayama Prefecture, Outer Zone of southwest Japan). The Nishihiro Formation consists of brackish to shallow marine deposits, dated as late Barremian to Aptian from geological correlations. Spores prevail in the assemblage, representing Filicopsida (mainly Cyatheaceae and Anemiaceae), Marchantiopsida and ...
Opota Onya O Institute of - - 2013
We report for the first time a case of bacteremia caused by Comamonas kerstersii in a 65-year-old patient with sign of diverticulosis. In addition, we review the isolation of Comamonas sp. and related organisms in our hospital over 25 years.
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