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Krishnamurthy Arvind - - 2011
We report a case of axillary lymph node metastasis as a consequence of recurrent papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) in a 64-year-old lady. The patient initially presented in 2004 with a 10 × 10 cm size thyroid swelling of approximately 3-year duration and bilateral cervical lymphadenopathy. She underwent total thyroidectomy with ...
Smucker Joseph D - - 2011
STUDY DESIGN: A retrospective case review combined with a review of current literature. OBJECTIVES: We describe a case of antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies (ANCA)-related systemic vasculitis, with nearly 4years of clinical and radiographic follow-up, initially presenting as hypertrophic spinal pachymeningitis (HSP). The diagnosis, surgical, and medical treatment of HSP are discussed ...
Lee Tsung-Han - - 2011
Spinal epidural hematoma is a rare complication of chiropractic manipulation. This study reports a case of thoracic spinal epidural hematoma following spinal manipulative therapy in the absence of predisposing factors. The effectiveness and safety of chiropractic treatment in chronic spinal pain and a literature review are also presented.
Zhu Yong - - 2011
Kaposiform hemangioendothelioma (KHE) is a rare locally aggressive vascular tumor that usually presents as a superficial or deep soft tissue mass with associated cutaneous lesions. We report a unique spinal KHE with painless thoracic scoliosis in a 14-year-old girl. She underwent simultaneous tumor biopsy, spinal deformity correction and fusion. At ...
Liu Jinping - - 2011
Spinal subdural hematoma (SDH) following a cranial surgery is extremely rare. We described a 26-year-old patient who developed an SDH at L3-S1 level after the excision of intraventricular meningioma. He was surgically treated with an excellent outcome. It is postulated that the SDH resulted from downward migration of intracranial hematoma.
Saetia Kriangsak - - 2011
Ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament (OPLL) is most commonly found in men, the elderly, and Asian patients. There are many diseases associated with OPLL, such as diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis, ankylosing spondylitis, and other spondyloarthropathies. Several factors have been reported to be associated with OPLL formation and progression, including ...
Yun Joo Sun - - 2011
Several cases of accidental subdural injection have been reported, but only few of them are known to be accidental intradural injection during epidural block. Therefore we would like to report our experience of accidental intradural injection. A 68-year-old female was referred to our pain clinic due to severe metastatic spinal ...
Chan Eunice K - - 2011
Spontaneous intracranial hypotension results from 1 or more spontaneous spinal cerebrospinal fluid leaks, and generally presents with severe and persisting orthostatic headache. Diagnosis can be difficult as spontaneous intracranial hypotension is very rare in childhood and has a wide spectrum of clinical features and neuroimaging findings. Lumbar autologous epidural blood ...
Winder Mark J - - 2011
Spinal cord concussion (SCC) is an uncommon injury resulting in transient quadriplegia. The pathophysiology of SCC has been related to underlying spinal canal stenosis in many cases, yet is not always identified. The authors present the case of a professional ice hockey player, without evidence of canal compromise, who sustained ...
Walega David - - 2011
OBJECTIVES: Spontaneous intracranial hypotension (SIH) is an uncommon cause of headache that can be challenging to treat and can have serious clinical consequences. When symptoms persist despite conservative treatment, an interlaminar epidural blood patch is often performed, but may not be effective. METHODS: Case report and review of the literature. ...
Iwasaki Motoyuki - - 2011
Intramedullary spinal cord abscess (ISCA) without meningitis is an extremely rare entity in the central nervous system, and it is often difficult to diagnose immediately, and no definitive imaging findings have been established. We experienced the case of a 61-year-old male who presented with a sudden onset back pain without ...
Gelalis Ioannis D - - 2011
Traumatic pneumorrhachis (PR) is a rare entity, consisting of air within the spinal canal. It can be classified as epidural or subarachnoid, identifying the anatomical space where the air is located, and is associated with different etiologies, pathology, and treatments. To conduct a systematic review of the scientific literature focused ...
Pan Jie - - 2011
Study Design. Case report and review of the literature.Objective. To report two additional cases with intradural cervical herniation and review the pertinent literature.Summary of Background Data. Intradural cervical disc herniation is rare and a total of 22 cases were reported in 2007. In searching the world literature on this topic, ...
Berhouma Moncef - - 2011
Spinal subdural hematomas (SSDH) are rare lesions occurring in association with a wide variety of conditions, including anticoagulation, coagulation disorders, spinal anesthesia, lumbar puncture, spinal tumors and vascular malformations. SSDH resulting from trauma are the exception. We present a 62-year-old woman with a rare post-traumatic focal SSDH at C1 with ...
Ramakonar H H - - 2011
Intramedullary spinal cord metastasis to the conus medullaris is very rare. We report a 44-year-old woman with an intra-axial conus medullaris metastasis from periurethral adenocarcinoma. To our knowledge, this is the first report in the literature. We also discuss the clinical features, possible pathophysiological mechanisms and treatment options for intramedullary ...
Olson Douglas P - - 2011
Community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA) is responsible for a broad range of infections. We report the case of a 46-year-old gentleman with a history of untreated, uncomplicated Hepatitis C who presented with a 2-month history of back pain and was found to have abscesses in his psoas and right paraspinal ...
Abd-Rashid R - - 2011
Orbital myositis in children is uncommon. Recurrence is a major challenge in management. An 11-year-old Malay girl who presented with bilateral orbital myositis with recurrent attacks of diplopia is reported.
Benninger Cathy - - 2011
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Vocal cord dysfunction can occur independently or can co-exist with asthma. It often mimics asthma in presentation and can be challenging to diagnose, particularly in those with known asthma. Vocal cord dysfunction remains under-recognized, which may result in unnecessary adjustments to asthma medicines and increased patient morbidity. ...
Santos Saulo Ellery - - 2011
The mandibular buccal bifurcation cyst is a cystic lesion occurring on the buccal surface of the permanent mandibular first molar in 6- to 8-year-old children. The purpose of this article was to present a case report of an 8-year-old with a radiolucent area on the permanent mandibular left first molar, ...
Kumaran Sunitha P - - 2011
Spontaneous pneumorrhachis, non-traumatic, non-iatrogenic air within the spinal canal, is a very rare occurrence. We report a case of spontaneous pneumorrhachis, multiple air pockets in the epidural space, with vacuum discs and spndylolisthesis. Probably this is the first report of such case.
Benny Benoy V - - 2011
Vascular etiologies are a significant source of radiculopathy. The entities that are reviewed here include epidural spinal hematoma, subdural spinal hematoma, spinal arteriovenous malformation, vertebral hemangioma, spinal epidural cavernous hemangioma, vertebral artery anomalies (both tortuosity and dissection), aortic aneurysm, hemorrhagic synovial cysts, ligamentum flavum hematoma, and venous varices. The incidence, ...
Boxberger N R - - 2011
The ameloblastic fibro-odontoma (AFO) is an uncommon odontogenic tumor occurring in childhood with limited reported data on recurrence. The purpose of this AFO study was to review its clinicopathologic features, investigate treatment modalities and establish a recurrence rate. The clinicopathologic features of 12 new cases of AFO were analyzed and ...
Maeda M - - 2011
A 47-year-old woman was diagnosed with extragenital mullerian adenosarcoma with sarcomatous overgrowth. One month after her initial surgery, the patient developed pelvic recurrence, which was completely excised by surgery. However, one month later, the patient developed further recurrences in her pelvis and upper abdomen. A clinical complete response was achieved ...
Abdel-Mannan Omar - - 2011
Acute spinal cord ischemia syndrome is a rare condition comprising a small fraction of neurovascular accidents, the majority of which occur within the cerebral circulation. The circulation of the spinal cord has several unique features that determine the clinical presentation. In this case of a 67-year-old Caucasian man who came ...
Alsan Cetin I - - 2011
Adenoid cystic carcinoma (ACC) of the Bartholin's gland is a rare malignancy of the female genital tract. Seventy-nine cases have been reported in the literature. A 40-year-old women presented to our clinic with twice locally recurrent ACC of Bartholin's gland of the left vulva despite hemivulvectomy. Adjuvant radiotherapy was delivered ...
Limongi Juliana Arruda Godoy JA Hospital das Clínicas da Universidade Federal de Pernambuco - HC-UFPE, - - 2011
Spinal anesthesia is an integral part of the daily routine of countless anesthesiologists. It is considered to be a safe procedure, although some complications related to this technique, among them the most feared is cardiopulmonary arrest (cardiac arrest, CA), do exist. The real incidence of CA related to spinal anesthesia, ...
Broshtilova V V Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Faculty of Medicine, Medical University of Sofia, Street Address, Postal code Sofia, - - 2011
Tufted hair folliculitis is a rare folliculitis of the scalp that resolves with patches of scarring alopecia within multiple hair tufts emerging from dilated follicular orifices. Tufting of hair is caused by clustering of adjacent follicular units due to a fibrosing process and to retention of telogen hairs within a ...
Leininger Brent - - 2011
In this systematic review, we present a comprehensive and up-to-date systematic review of the literature as it relates to the efficacy and effectiveness of spinal manipulation or mobilization in the management of cervical, thoracic, and lumbar-related extremity pain. There is moderate quality evidence that spinal manipulation is effective for the ...
Kolli S - - 2010
Study design:Case reportBackground/objective:Myasthenia gravis (MG) complicating spinal cord injury (SCI) is extremely rare. We report a patient with SCI developing MG leading to death. There are no similar articles at present on literature search.Case report:A 54-year-old man, paralysed at the T12 level (ASIA A) for 40 years, was admitted for ...
Mortazavi Martin M - - 2010
INTRODUCTION: There are significant differences between the propensity of neural regeneration between the central and peripheral nervous systems. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Following a review of the literature, we describe the role of growth factors, guiding factors, and neurite outgrowth inhibitors in the physiology and development of the nervous system as ...
Manzari L - - 2010
Multiple semicircular canal dehiscences are clinical entities characterised by vestibular and cochlear symptoms induced by enhanced sensitivity of labyrinthine receptors due to a multiple bone defect of the otic capsule. The case is presented of a 38-year-old male with bilateral posterior semicircular canal dehiscence associated with unilateral (right) superior semicircular ...
Tsai Cheng-Yu - - 2011
Extraventricular neurocytoma (EVN) in the spinal cord is extremely rare and only 15 cases have been reported in the English literature. Fourteen cases presented as an intramedullary lesion with spinal cord enlargement in cervico-thoracic segment and one case presented as an extramedullary lesion originating from cauda equina. Herein, we report ...
Eap C - - 2011
Osteochondromas are usually benign bone tumors found on the metaphysis of long bones. These tumors are rarely located on the spine especially at cervical level. This report presents the case of a 23-year-old man who had previously developed tetraparesis at the age of 13 after infectious myelitis. Recent severe clinical ...
Al Omari Wafa - - 2011
To report a case of Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser syndrome (MRKH) with a utero-ovarian inguinal hernia, and to present a review of the pertinent literature. Case report and literature review. Hospital clinic. A 31-year-old married woman. Ultrasound, magnetic resonance imaging, intravenous pyelography, hormone analysis, peripheral karyotyping, ovarian biopsy, repositioning of the uterus, fallopian ...
Kozlow Jeffrey H JH Section of Plastic Surgery, The University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-0340, - - 2010
Symptomatic forearm hernias are troublesome conditions infrequently presented in the literature. We describe a novel approach using cadaveric acellular dermal matrix in an inlay technique to restore fascia integrity. In 2 patients who perform heavy labor, this technique resolved their hernia-related symptoms and allowed them to resume work activities.
Vega Yatzmellie - - 2010
Spigelian hernias occur through a defect in the anterior abdominal wall adjacent to the semilunar line and lateral to the abdominal rectus. Spigelian hernias are rare regardless of the patient's age and even uncommon in the pediatric population. We report a 9-year-old male patient who presented with a bulging at ...
Lim Byung Chan - - 2010
Cysticercosis is the most common parasitic infection affecting the central nervous system. Spinal neurocysticercosis (NCC) is very rare compared with intracranial NCC and requires more aggressive management because these lesions are poorly tolerated. The authors report a case of intradural extramedullary cysticercosis of the entire level of spine with review ...
Cesar D - - 2012
Back lumbar hernia is a rare abdominal wall defect that usually presents spontaneously after trauma or lumbar surgery or, less frequently, during infancy (congenital). Few reports have been published in the literature describing primary lumbar hernia. A general surgeon will have the opportunity to repair only one or a few ...
Mohamadi Afshin - - 2010
Despite advances in imaging techniques, the detection of retained wooden foreign bodies remains a difficult and challenging task. The detection of wood is especially important because it may serve as a nidus for superimposed infection. The initial examination may mimic malignancy. We report a rare case of retained wooden foreign ...
Singal Rikki - - 2012
We came across three rare cases of incarcerated hernia, with different presentations. The first case was an elderly female, who presented with an incarcerated incisional hernia on the right lower iliac region diagnosed on contrast enhanced computed tomography (CT); the contents were the small bowel and the perforated tip of ...
Kumar A - - 2012
The causes for internal hernias can be broadly classified as congenital or acquired, the latter being caused by post surgical or traumatic defects. An internal hernia following nephrectomy is a relatively rare occurrence. A nephrectomy via the transperitoneal approach has complications which are common to any abdominal surgery, as well ...
Aggarwal G - - 2012
The herniation of abdominal contents through a diaphragmatic and chest wall rent has been uncommonly reported in literature. Also known as a transdiaphragmatic intercostal hernia (TDIH) or intercostal pleuroperitoneal hernia, it occurs when the disruption of diaphragmatic or intercostal muscles leads to an acquired herniation of abdominal contents. It is ...
Haino Kazufumi - - 2011
Morgagni hernia is an extremely rare form of congenital diaphragmatic hernia. Only 6 cases of this condition have been reported in the English literature, as diagnosed prenatally. The prognosis of the disease is determined by the severity of the pulmonary hypoplasia and associated anomalies. Here we report a case of ...
Patil Sowmya Naveen - - 2010
Hydrocele of the canal of Nuck is a very rare condition in females. The processus vaginalis within the inguinal canal forms "the canal of Nuck" in females, homologous to the processus vaginalis in males. Failure of obliteration of the processus vaginalis results in either a direct or an indirect inguinal ...
Henrotay J - - 2010
Traumatic abdominal wall hernia (TAWH) is a rare type of hernia that occurs after an impact of the abdominal wall against a blunt object. The first case described was reported in 1906 and ever since, 46 cases have been reported. CT scan is mandatory in the diagnosis of TAWH but ...
Kumar Niraj - - 2010
Spinal cord injury is an uncommon complication of post epidural lumbar anesthesia with acute and delayed progressive neurological complications described. Few cases of post spinal anaesthesia syrinx formation have been reported in literature. We report an interesting case of focal myelomalacia with syrinx formation occurring post lumbar anesthesia in a ...
McLemore Jerri - - 2010
The authors present a case of a deceased man with numerous subcutaneous nodules identified as foreign bodies on radiographic films. The foreign bodies were gemstones inserted underneath the skin as a form of holistic medicine. The X-ray findings of this case and a review of the literature for similar subcutaneously ...
Tavargeri Anand K - - 2010
Foreign bodies impaled or stuck in the oral cavity have been reported in literature. The purpose of this case report is to document an embedded foreign object in the maxillary tuberosity region of a 6-month-old baby, mimicking features of a tumor leading to a diagnostic dilemma. This report cautions the ...
Luo Zhonghui - - 2010
PURPOSE: To review the findings of dilated fundus examinations (DFEs) in patients with the diagnosis of corneal metal foreign body (CMFB) and to assess the likelihood of concomitant intraocular foreign body (IOFB) in this clinical setting. DESIGN: Retrospective, case review series. PARTICIPANTS: All 288 cases with a new diagnosis of ...
Chute Dennis J - - 2010
As part of a review of substance abuse deaths in Dutchess County, New York, the Dutchess County Medical Examiner's Office identified 3 cases of angiocentric systemic foreign-body granulomatosis discovered at autopsy. Our investigation disclosed that in all 3 cases patients surreptitiously injected crushed oral prescription medication. Of the patients, 2 ...
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