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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Yilmaz Turgut - - 2006
OBJECTIVE: To emphasize the importance of the mechanism and surgical approach to trigeminocardiac reflex (TCR) developing 48 h after orbital trauma due to a foreign body. CASE REPORT: After gunshot injury of a 17-year-old male patient, computerized tomography evaluation revealed a right globe perforation and an intraorbital metallic foreign body ...
Kaplan Mustafa - - 2006
Abdominoscrotal hydrocele (ASH) is an apparently highly uncommon clinical entity especially in childhood. While hydrocele is among the commonest inguinal anomaly in adult, its extreme form ASH is infrequently reported form. ASH consists of two large sacs, both abdominal and scrotal, connecting with the inguinal canal. Surgical correction is mandatory. ...
Sukhija Jaspreet - - 2006
Penetrating eye injury is an important cause of ocular morbidity in India, especially in the pediatric and adolescent age group. Sometimes these injuries are associated with retained intraorbital foreign body. We report herein for the first time a child who had an open globe injury with a retained unusually large ...
Testini Mario - - 2006
Intrathoracic gastric volvulus is a rare event. It occurs when the stomach undergoes organoaxial torsion in the chest, caused either by concomitant enlargement of the hiatus or by a diaphragmatic hernia. A delay in diagnosis and treatment can result in fatal complications such as gastric ischemia, perforation, and hemorrhage. We ...
Landis Basile N - - 2006
BACKGROUND: Beside infections, foreign body incidences are amongst the most frequently encountered pathologies in pediatric otolaryngology. While inhaled foreign bodies represent an acute emergency, symptoms of ingested foreign bodies sometimes appear with some delay. Typically fishbones tend to go unnoticed in a first examination and become symptomatic by fever, odynodysphagia ...
Yang Xiubin - - 2006
Most posttraumatic foreign bodies are metal objects in the heart, such as bullets and needles; nonmetal objects are very rare. We now report a case in which a piece of glass entered a girl's heart from an injury to the right side of her neck. Six months later, we successfully ...
Koulopoulos Konstantin - - 2006
AIM OF THE STUDY: Paraesophageal hernia is a particularly rare condition in childhood. Sometimes it is possible to have an asymptomatic course and to be discovered incidentally. Anyway there are no more than 20 reported cases of which only two are well studied and documented to be real paraesophageal hernias. ...
Saha Pradip Kumar - - 2006
Anterior abdominal wall hernias are uncommon, and herniation of a gravid uterus into these hernias is even rarer. Although reducible initially, the herniation of pregnant uterus may be complicated by incarceration and subsequent strangulation within the hernial sac, late in the course of pregnancy. There is no consensus over the ...
Masuda Masako - - 2006
Fish-bone foreign bodies represent a common condition readily identified in the pharynx. We encountered a case of fish bone in the thyroid gland. Only three other such cases have been reported in the English-language literature. This foreign body was identified by computed tomography and ultrasonography 16 days after onset, and ...
Schmack Ingo - - 2005
PURPOSE: We sought to demonstrate the histopathologic and ultrastructural features of conjunctival foreign body granulomas because of synthetic fibers and to compare them to other cases published in the literature. METHODS: A 2- and a 7-year-old girl were referred for the surgical removal of slow-growing unilateral inferior conjunctival masses with ...
Kitano Yoshihiro - - 2005
BACKGROUND: Late-presenting congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) is a rare subset of CDH, most of the information derived from small series or case reports. The aim of this study was to document the clinical manifestations of late-presenting CDH using a large multicenter database. METHODS: Information about late-presenting CDH (diagnosed at later ...
Akpinar Erhan - - 2005
Scrotal herniation of the ureter is an extremely rare and often misdiagnosed condition with possible serious surgical complications. Most reported cases occur in obese men during the fifth and sixth decades of life. Two types of ureteroinguinal hernias are defined: paraperitoneal (more frequent and acquired form with a peritoneal hernia ...
Beno Suzanne - - 2005
The case of a 6-year-old boy presenting with severe clinical manifestations of an opioid intoxication and who is discovered to be an international "body packer" is presented and discussed. This article is the first to report on the phenomenon of body packing in young children. It also highlights the use ...
Van der Mieren G - - 2005
We report a case of a transmesosigmoid hernia in a 6 weeks postpartum woman. We found 14 previous reports of this rare type of internal hernia. Our patient presented with acute abdominal pain and developed a small intestinal obstruction. History, clinical and radiographic examination were not diagnostic. An early laparoscopy ...
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