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Al-Wahadni Ahed - - 2006
This article reviews several cases of foreign body ingestion or inhalation reported in the literature. Prevention, complication and management of this event are discussed and three case reports presented. Two of the cases were bridge ingestion and one was ingestion of an orthodontic band. The three cases were managed by ...
Kuehnemund Matthias - - 2006
BACKGROUND: This is a case report about a rare hypopharyngeal foreign body causing dysphagia, dyspnea, and hemoptysis as well as melena: an ingested leech. The patient was in this condition for more than 1 week. METHODS: The ingested leech, attached to the right piriform fossa partially obstructing the larynx, had ...
Kamath Panduranga - - 2006
PURPOSE: To investigate the cases of foreign body in the aerodigestive tract and to elucidate the characteristic problems in India. DESIGN AND SETTING: Three hundred patients presenting with a history of either aspirating or swallowing a foreign body were analyzed in a tertiary care center. Data were collected by retrospective ...
Penelope J Galbraith; University ...
We report a case of a female patient whose routine chest radiograph revealed numerous small, linear, radiopaque foreign bodies. These were determined to be permanently implanted acupuncture needles. We describe the imaging appearance of these wires, discuss the potential for complications and briefly review the pertinent literature.
Ramdass M J - - 2006
This article reports an unusual case of delayed presentation of a tension faecopneumothorax after traumatic injury to the diaphragm 5 years previously. Three important clinical lessons are highlighted: (a) for suspected tension pneumothorax, if a considerable quantity of serous fluid is drained in addition to air, a communication with the ...
Sarker Sudip K - - 2006
Amyand's hernia (appendix in the sac of an inguinal hernia) although rare is a fairly well-recognized clinical entity. It is associated with an increased risk of developing appendicitis. Amyand's hernia can be repaired by open or laparoscopic methods. We present the case of a laparoscopic extraperitoneal repair with a potential ...
Nakahira M - - 2006
We present a rare case of tracheostomy for removal of laryngeal foreign bodies consisting of three connected fish vertebral bones in a 15-month-old girl. Recent endoscopic techniques have made it possible to extract nearly all tracheobronchial foreign bodies with rigid bronchoscopes. However, the three connected foreign bodies in this report ...
Karaoglanoglu Nurettin - - 2006
Bochdalek hernias are usually congenital and are seen with much greater frequency on the left side. Intrathoracic kidney is a very rare congenital anomaly, with only about 50 cases reported in the world literature. The incidence of intrathoracic kidney with Bochdalek hernias was reported to be less than 0.25%. A ...
Ninos A - - 2006
The anteromedial diaphragmatic hernias of Morgagni and Larrey are the least common defects that occur in this organ. Simultaneous occurrence has been described but remains an absolute rarity. We herein present a case of this bilateral herniation with a unique presentation. The paper refers to the basic anatomic, diagnostic and ...
Tsao Teng-Fu - - 2006
Neither abdominal wall hernia nor diaphragmatic hernia is an unusual disease. But some may have difficulty diagnosing the presence of intra-abdominal fat in the thorax under an intact diaphragm. We report a case with an external compression of the right lower lung from intra-abdominal fat owing to a hernia through ...
Saraiva Vinicius da Silveira Vda - - 2006
A case of anterior internal ophthalmomyiasis is described. A 27-year-old female from Northern Brazil presenting with anterior uveitis and vitritis had a fly larva surgically removed from the anterior chamber of the left eye. The species was Cochliomyia hominivorax. The larva was covered by macrophages and foreign body giant cells ...
Arowolo O A - - 2006
Epigastric hernia, a rare form of ventral abdominal hernia, accounts for 0.4 - 1.5% of all abdominal wall hernias. It usually occurs in middle - aged individuals and is rarely large enough to admit more than a small amount of extra-peritoneal fat. In this case report, we present a 64 ...
Pernice Luigi Maria - - 2006
Bowel herniation through the foramen of Winslow is among the rarest of internal hernias, accounting for less than 0.8%. In its origin, a pivotal role is played by some anatomic variations, or anomalies such as the increased mobility of the right transverse colon, and maybe the exceedingly large bore of ...
de la Fuente Sebastian G - - 2006
Management of foreign body ingestion is usually nonsurgical unless atypical foreign bodies or anatomical variants are suspected. The present article illustrates a case of atypical foreign bodies ingestion in the presence of intestinal malrotation. The patient required surgical treatment and had an uneventful postoperative recovery. The article also reviews the ...
Pongratz Dieter - - 2006
Polymyositis, dermatomyositis, and inclusion body myositis are idiopathic inflammatory myopathies of unknown etiology with autoimmune pathogenesis. For choosing an individual and efficient therapy, diagnostic assignment is an important factor. Therapeutic options in dermatomyositis and polymyositis include corticosteroids and immunosuppressives. Intravenous immunoglobulins are only needed in special cases. In inclusion body ...
Koshariya M - - 2006
We report a case of neglected, strangulated, inguinal hernia in a middle-aged male, which presented as a scrotal fecal fistula. This is the first such case reported in an adult. The patient was treated by resection and anastamosis of the ileum, local debridement of the scrotum and Shouldice repair for ...
Anagnostopoulou Sofia S Department of Anatomy, School of Medicine, University of Athens, 75 Mikras Asias street, Athens 11527, - - 2006
The presence of vermiform appendix in inguinal hernia is rare and is known as Amyand's hernia. We report an Amyand's hernia, where the appendix was found in a right inguinal hernia in one male cadaver aged ninety two years.
Preiss A - - 2006
Pelvic floor hernias are extremely rare. This study presents a successfully treated case of primary perineal hernia and takes a look at the existing literature. The case of a 75-year-old female patient with a great perineal hernia is presented. Diagnosis was secured by magnetic resonance tomography. The pelvic defect was ...
Saravanan Balakrishnan - - 2008
Supravesical hernia is an unusual type of hernia. It is of two types: internal and external [Skandalakis JE, Gray SW, Burns WB, Sangmalee U, Sorg JL. Internal and external supravesical hernia. Am Surg 1976 Feb;42(2):142-6]. We are reporting a case of internal supravesical hernia, in a 62-year-old gentleman to call ...
Alao A O - - 2006
The topic of foreign body ingestion has received extensive coverage in the areas of surgery, emergency medicine and pediatrics. A subset of this topic, the intentional ingestion of foreign bodies, however, is much less common, and involves subtleties in evaluation and management not usually seen in accidental ingestions. Here, we ...
Henriksen Anne-Lenora - - 2006
OBJECTIVE: To review diagnoses and challenges of treating patients with dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB), commonly considered the second most common form of dementia. DATA SOURCES: MEDLINE, Web of Science, and International Pharmaceutical Abstracts databases were searched in January 2006 for clinical studies, case series, case studies, letters, and review ...
O'Brien J R - - 2006
The authors present a case report illustrating a visceral complication that may occur as result of thoracic pedicle screw placement. The case describes the previously unreported occurrence of esophageal impingement secondary to anterior vertebral body perforation by a pedicle screw at the third thoracic vertebra. This case highlights the challenge ...
Joshi Sneha R - - 2006
Five cases of tumoral calcinosis were studied during the period of January-february 1999 in MIMER medical college, Talegaon, a rural place 35kms. from Pune. All the Five patients were females residing in nonendemic area for Dracunculosis. They were from 5th-6th decade. They were otherwise healthy and had normal serum calcium ...
Dundr P - - 2006
We report three cases of leiomyoma of the gastrointestinal tract with intracytoplasmic inclusion bodies similar to those characteristic of inclusion body fibromatosis (IBF). The first two cases represent leiomyoma of the stomach: one in a 70-year-old female and the other in a 72-year-old female. In both instances inclusion bodies were ...
Aylott Caspar E W - - 2006
This is a case report and laboratory-based biomechanics study. The objective is to report the first case of Titanium rod embolisation during scoliosis surgery into the Pulmonary artery. To investigate the potential of an unconstrained cut Titanium rod fragment to cause wounding with reference to recognised weapons. Embolisation of a ...
Mein E - - 2006
We present the case of a 46-year-old man who was undergoing a routine dental examination when a radiograph film plate became lodged in his upper aero-digestive tract. The foreign body was successfully removed in the ENT department of the local hospital without significant harm being done. The case highlights the ...
Burduk Pawel Krzysztof - - 2006
We present a case of an unusual toothbrush foreign body in the parapharyngeal space in a 1.5-year-old child. Children are most affected by this kind of trauma. Quicker and exact diagnosis guarantee proper treatment and recovery. The toothbrush had broken and one-third (about 6 cm) of it was left in ...
Baskar Sangeetha - - 2006
We report a case of plant thorn injury-induced tenosynovitis of the index finger of the left hand that was cured after surgical removal of the foreign body and partial synovectomy. We review current literature on this infrequently reported topic. Pathologically, thorn synovitis represents a foreign body reaction to retained plant ...
Fischer I - - 2006
Crop disorders are very common in small psittacine birds. Psittacine birds are very curious and like chewing on different materials. Therefore, they are predisposed to ingest foreign material. In the literature only very few cases have been reported. This case report describes the clinical examination, the diagnostic workup and the ...
Dennis K - - 2006
Several case reports and open label trials describe olanzapine in the treatment of anorexia nervosa (AN). We report 5 adolescents with AN who received olanzapine in addition to psychotherapy for their eating disorder. Body mass index (BMI) of each case increased while on olanzapine. At doses of 5 mg per ...
Brizendine J B - - 2006
Parasacral hernias are defects through the pelvic floor which occur as the result of sacral resection. These defects are often large, and are frequently the result of treatment for sacral malignancies. This report documents the case of a 71-year-old woman who underwent radical coccygectomy and partial sacrectomy for a chordoma ...
Bevernage Charlotte - - 2006
We present the case of a 15-year-old boy who underwent shoulder surgery for repair of a Bankart lesion after dislocation of his right shoulder. A compress was left in the surgical wound. This case is presented to highlight an important pitfall in the diagnosis of gossypiboma (foreign body reaction): when ...
Gunay Nurullah - - 2006
A wide variety of urethral foreign bodies have been described in the literature. In adults, this is commonly caused by the insertion of objects used for masturbation, and is often associated with a mental disorder as in our case described herein. We report a 28-year-old man, hospitalized for self-insertion of ...
Segal Robert - - 2006
No cases have been reported of Matricaria chamomilla potentiating the effects of warfarin. Nevertheless there is a theoretical risk for potentiation, since the herb is thought to be a coumarin constituent. We describe the case of a 70-year-old woman who, while being treated with warfarin, was admitted to hospital with ...
Lee Min-Ro MR Department of Surgery, Chonbuk National University Medical School, San 2-20 Geumam-dong, Deokjin-gu, Jeonju, Jeonbuk 561-180, South - - 2006
Although foreign body ingestion is relatively common, toothbrush swallowing is rare. We report a case of a swallowed toothbrush which passed through the ileocecal valve and perforated the proximal transverse colon, then the liver. To our knowledge, this is the first case to be reported.
Goel Amit - - 2006
Of the various traumatic injuries associated with blunt abdominal trauma, traumatic hernias form a rare and small group. We present a case report of a hernia in the psoas muscle in a 26-year-old lady diagnosed during extraperitoneal repair for inguinal hernia. The hernia was managed laparoscopically by reduction of contents ...
Silverberg Mark - - 2006
Foreign body ingestion is a common complaint in the pediatric emergency department. Here, we report an interesting case of a coin ingestion in which the radiographic findings were alarming and inconsistent with the history provided by our patient. A brief review of the diagnosis and management of gastrointestinal foreign bodies ...
Ryalls Jack - - 2006
A new case of Foreign Accent Syndrome is described. This American woman presented with a British- or Australian- sounding accent after stroke, which resulted in a lacunar infarct in the left internal capsule. The atypical etiology and apparent changes in lexical use are described. It is hypothesized that an abnormally ...
Hines N - - 2006
We report the first 3 cases in which CT disclosed herniation of the body of the buccal fat pad into the maxillary antrum. Only 20 cases of traumatic herniation of the buccal fat pad have been described in the literature. In all except one instance, the buccal fat pad herniated ...
Ingber Michael S - - 2006
To our knowledge, we present the first case of bladder herniation after insertion of an inflatable penile prosthesis. A 65-year-old man presented with a suprapubic bulge. He had his third inflatable penile prosthesis placed 1 year earlier. He had no voiding complaints but requested surgical intervention because the hernia was ...
Nannapaneni R - - 2006
We describe a case of foreign body granuloma caused by lintene (cotton gauze), placed during microvascular decompression of the fifth nerve for trigeminal neuralgia. At presentation, the clinical and radiological findings were suggestive of a tumor. This is only the second case in the literature of a foreign body granuloma ...
Cury Jose - - 2006
Numerous accounts documenting the introduction of foreign bodies into the urinary bladder have been reported. These foreign bodies are typically self-inserted via urethral but migration from adjacent organs by an ulcerative process and penetrating injuries are also reported. However, ''contrary'' migration of a self-inflicted vesical foreign body to the retroperitoneum ...
Hadi H I A - - 2006
Appendicitis caused by foreign bodies after body piercing is rare. Previous reports have described a variety of foreign bodies that were either found incidentally in the appendix or were felt to be responsible for appendicitis. We report a case where a patient known to have previously ingested a "tongue stud" ...
Glodny Bernhard - - 2006
A 32-year-old man recovered completely from hypokalemic hypertension that had been caused by primary reninism after the ablation of an ectopic left testis, epididymis and ductus deferens. For several years, severe hypertension has been resistant to treatment, even the concurrent administration of up to seven antihypertensive agents. In this case, ...
Moorjani V - - 2006
We describe an unusual case of a child who had ingested sand and stones and presented with signs and symptoms suggestive of appendicitis. Plain radiographs revealed calcific opacities in the right iliac fossa simulating appendicoliths. At surgery and histopathology a small sealed off perforation of the terminal ileum with hard ...
Hou Sen-Kuang - - 2006
A press through package (PTP) is commonly used as a package for drugs and also being seen increasingly in cases of foreign body in the digestive tract. We presented three cases of inadvertent PTP ingestion with a variety of clinical presentations. Although commonly considered to be small and soft to ...
Wong James Min-Leong - - 2006
On the morning of July 7, 2005, a co-ordinated attack by suicide bombers on the London public transport system resulted in four explosions at densely packed civilian targets. Of the victims of these attacks, 194 were treated at the Royal London Hospital, where among the most severely injured an unusual ...
Bhatia R - - 2006
We reported the case of an 85-year-old woman who presented with an acutely tender abdomen and underwent abdominal computed tomography (CT) scanning initially reported as showing diverticulitis. After failed conservative management, this patient was taken to theatre, and laparotomy revealed a punctate perforation of the ileum due to a 4 ...
De Meulder Frederic - - 2006
The processus vaginalis is an evagination of parietal peritoneum which accompanies the round ligament through the inguinal ring into the inguinal canal. The portion of processus vaginalis within the inguinal canal in women is called 'the canal of Nuck'. When the processus vaginalis fails to close, it can result in ...
Baumeister Martin - - 2006
PURPOSE: To describe a case of a wooden foreign body in the upper eyelid that remained asymptomatic for 6 months. CASE REPORT: A 9-year-old boy was presented with moderate upper lid swelling. Medical history was positive for trauma with a wooden stick 6 months ago. At first, the condition resolved ...
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