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Robnett-Filly Barbara - - 2003
A congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) occurs in approximately 1 per 2000 pregnancies. Most CDHs that are recognized in utero are of the Bochdalek type, resulting from a posterior defect in the diaphragm. Morgagni hernias result from an anterior defect and are the least common type of CDH (5%). They are ...
Shyam S. Jaiswal
A case of Spigelian hernia in a 75-year-old male patient was diagnosed clinically and treated by surgical repair. The patient had an uneventful postoperative recovery. It is being reported and the relevant anatomical and clinical details and current management are being reviewed.
Daher P - - 2003
In right congenital diaphragmatic hernia (RCDH), several clinical diagnostic pitfalls are possible and should be known to those caring for infants and children with this disorder. The records of the 18 patients at Hotel Dieu de France Hospital with a history of CDH between 1990 and 1999 were collected; those ...
Astarcio─člu H - - 2003
Petit's hernia is an uncommon abdominal wall defect in the inferior lumbar triangle. Colonic incarceration through the inferior lumbar triangle, which causes mechanical obstructive symptoms, necessitates particular diagnostic and management strategy. We present a rare case of inferior lumbar hernia, leading to mechanical bowel obstruction, successfully treated with prosthetic mesh ...
Celik Ahmet - - 2003
We report the case of a 3-month-old boy with a right-sided sliding appendiceal inguinal hernia that was diagnosed preoperatively with sonography. Surgery was performed, and intraoperative and histopathologic evaluations also revealed changes in the appendix that could have led to complications if left untreated. The infant's recovery was uneventful, and ...
Losanoff Julian E - - 2003
Only seven cases of spigelian hernia recurrence have been previously reported. We report the case of a 75-year-old male patient who presented with extremely large hernia after four unsuccessful suture repairs over 12 years. The abdominal wall defect was repaired with Marlex mesh. The advantage of using prosthetic mesh in ...
Dodson Ronald F - - 2003
BACKGROUND: Lung tissue from 15 women who died from mesothelioma was evaluated for tissue burden of ferruginous bodies and uncoated asbestos fibers. The group contained individuals who had occupational exposure to asbestos and others had family members whose work history included vocations where contact with asbestos containing materials occurred. METHODS: ...
Mouroux J - - 2003
We report two cases of Morgagni hernia associated with pectus carinatum. This association is exceptional; only two other cases have been reported so far. In one of our patients, an abdominal surgical approach was used to repair the Morgagni hernia and to perform a Nissen-Rossetti procedure (for an associated endobrachyesophagus); ...
D'Alia C - - 2003
The authors report a case of gangrenous acute appendicitis in the sac of an inguinal hernia (Amyand's hernia). After a review of the literature, they emphasise the extreme rarity of the case reported, they underline how the clinical picture is highly similar to that of a strangulated inguinal hernia. They ...
Verneuil L - - 2003
We report a particular dermatophytosis due to Trichophyton rubrum. A 61-year-old woman presented an eruption which quickly evolved within 48 h, consisting of papular annular patches surrounded by creamy white pustules, which sometimes coalesced. The eruption was exclusively located on the back. The rest of the body and skin examination ...
Steenbrugge F - - 2002
Osteochondritis dissecans (OCD) and loose body formation are rare following Perthes' disease. We have reviewed the literature about clinical presentation, treatment and outcome and added a further three cases of the condition. Cases mentioned in the literature were poorly documented. We feel that a thorough documentation should be carried out ...
Borens O - - 2002
Traumatic hernia of the abdominal wall is a rare and easily missed injury in the presence of major pelvic and abdominal lesions. We present a radiographically documented case of combined pelvic and acetabular fracture with a major contralateral traumatic hernia with avulsion of the internal oblique, the external oblique and ...
Chen Wei Li - - 2002
PURPOSE: To report a rare case of multiple cactus spines embedded deep in the cornea that were removed with the aid of a fiberoptic illuminator. DESIGN: Interventional case report. METHODS: A 20-year-old man had an accidental ocular injury of the right eye when he hit a household miniature cactus plant. ...
Giuly J - - 2003
Intrascrotal hernia of the ureter is a rare event. We describe here one such case. There are two anatomic types of such ureteral hernias. The paraperitoneal type has a peritoneal indirect sac, which pulls the ureter with it. The extraperitoneal ureteral hernia is without a peritoneal sac. In such cases, ...
Dahiya Pushpa - - 2003
Recurrent vaginal discharge in children may be due to variety of causes. Intravaginal foreign body retained for long duration can be a diagnostic dilemma. This report presents the case of a girl who had an intravaginal foreign body for over four years duration. Recurrent, unremitting, foul-smelling, bloody vaginal discharge in ...
Attarian David E - - 2002
The categorization, origin, natural history, and histopathology of loose bodies in joints are well described in the literature. Clinical and basic science data have indirectly concluded that loose bodies grow over time; however, to date, there is no clearly documented published clinical example. This case report demonstrates the dramatic enlargement ...
Sargon M F - - 2002
The three-dimensional reconstructions of the human coccygeal bodies were undertaken using semi-thin serial sections which were cut from the tissue specimens taken from the ventral parts of the tip of the coccyges of four patients. The coccygeal bodies were observed in the form of convoluted, irregular helical tubes. The diameters ...
Franzese Christine B - - 2002
Foreign body aspiration is a common pediatric problem that affects children of all ages, including those who are well into their adolescence. We describe the case of a 9-year old boy with an airway foreign body that had gone unrecognized for 3 months. We also review the literature on pediatric ...
Parmar RC, Tullu MS, ...
Morgagni hernia is a rare diaphragmatic hernia accounting for only 2% of the congenital diaphragmatic defects. A case of Morgagni hernia was diagnosed radiologically in a 12-months-old male with Down syndrome, with recurrent respiratory distress and chest deformity. The 2-dimensional echocardiography was normal. The diagnosis of Morgagni hernia was confirmed ...
Burki Tariq - - 2002
Bochdalek hernia is a rare condition that usually presents in the neonatal age. Rarely it presents late and is usually misdiagnosed. We came across a Bochdalek hernia, which presented at the age of 15 years and was initially misdiagnosed as pulmonary tuberculosis. The case history, diagnosis and management of this ...
Swanson Paul B PB Department of Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, - - 2002
To review the literature involving removal of sharp foreign bodies from the hypopharynx and to present a case of a triple-barbed fishhook removed from the hypopharynx with suspension microlaryngoscopy. Literature review and case presentation. Review of the literature was done using a MEDLINE search with the keywords hypopharynx, foreign bodies, ...
Stoffers Kenneth W - - 2002
BACKGROUND: The possibility of a patient ingesting or aspirating foreign bodies exists in dentistry. Measures are available to minimize this risks. CASE DESCRIPTION: The authors present a report of a case of a tooth that was swallowed following extraction. Use of preventive techniques could have reduced the risk of this ...
Chouabe Stéphane - - 2002
Four cases of primary endobronchial actinomycosis associated with an inhaled foreign body are described. In the light of these cases and those previously reported in the literature, we describe the main features of this uncommon association. All patients were > 55 years old, were predominantly men, and were usually in ...
Sasaki Kensuke - - 2002
Clusterin/apolipoprotein J protein expression in cases with "alpha-synucleinopathies", such as Parkinson's disease (PD), dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) and multiple system atrophy (MSA), was investigated using an immunohistochemical method for the labeling of multiple antigens. About 50% of the cortical Lewy bodies in the cases with DLB were immunoreactive for ...
Banker Nilesh L - - 2002
Amyoplasia congenita is a rare congenital disorder. Here such a case along with right sided inguinal hernia in 3-day-old male baby is presented with a brief review of literature. A 3-day-old male baby was presented with multiple bony deformities with right sided inguinoscrotal swelling since birth. It was diagnosed as ...
Kumar Vijaya - - 2002
A case of ectopic scrotum located in the right inguinal area and associated with covered exstrophy and ipsilateral renal agenesis is described. Initially, repair of the exstrophy was performed. Scrotal reconstruction was carried out after 1 year, during which time the patient developed an inguinal hernia in the ectopic scrotum. ...
Dhanasekar G - - 2002
We report a rare case of an unusual impacted foreign body (titanium mesh stent) in the hypopharynx and upper oesophagus of a 66-year-old gentleman. He was a known patient with carcinoma of the mid-oesophagus admitted under the gastroenterologists for dilatation of the carcinomatous stricture with a stent. During the procedure ...
Yamaguchi Masafumi - - 2002
Bochdalek hernia is a type of congenital diaphragmatic hernia that mainly occurs in childhood, but is extremely rare in adults. A case report of Bochdalek hernia in a 17-year-old woman, complaining of left lateral upper abdominal pain is herein reported with a brief review of the literature. The herniated organs ...
Golombek Sergio G - - 2002
Congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) is believed to result from incomplete fusion of the pleuroperitoneal membrane, and passage of the abdominal contents into the chest. A historical review of the literature on this subject shows a wide divergence of opinion on the etiology of the various types of CDH, and on ...
Kakitelashvili Vladimir - - 2002
A 42-year-old man undergoing bilateral laparoscopic hernia repair requested vasectomy for family planning purposes. Bilateral vasectomy was done by a laparoscopic approach at the time of extraperitoneal hernia repair, and a separate scrotal incision was avoided. In addition to reporting a case of laparoscopic vasectomy, we review the published literature ...
Möbus U - - 2002
The authors report the case of an unusual reason for an "exhumation." A young person "exhumed" a child's body involved in a road accident because he wanted to test methods for preventing or slowing down the process of postmortem decay.
Losanoff J E - - 2002
Traumatic hernia resulting from blunt impalement of the abdominal wall, known as "handlebar hernia," is seldom addressed in the surgical literature, with only 28 previously reported cases. We describe our experience with this rare traumatic hernia diagnosed by physical examination and confirmed by ultrasonography. Published reports suggest handlebar hernia's potential ...
Hahm Geoffrey K - - 2002
We report a case of eosinophilic or hyaline true intranuclear inclusion bodies in a melanocytic nevus. Although intranuclear pseudoinclusions are frequently found in melanocytic nevi, true intranuclear inclusions are rare. The true intranuclear nature of the inclusions in our case was confirmed with ultrastructural examination. With reverse transcriptase in situ ...
Wong Kin-Sun - - 2002
A 5 year-old boy aspirated a metal spring accidentally. The right bronchial foreign body was removed by threading the alligator of a biopsy forceps through the lumen of the spring while opening its jaws distally. This case illustrates that a foreign body with a central lumen in a child can ...
Gray Yulia - - 2002
Dutcher bodies are periodic acid-Schiff-positive intranuclear pseudoinclusions found in plasma cells in mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue lymphoma, Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia, and myeloma. We describe the case of a 68-year-old woman with chronic synovitis containing multiple Dutcher bodies. The patient's workup for lymphoma was negative. Hematoxylin-eosin- and periodic acid-Schiff-stained sections of 7 cases ...
Douglas Susan A - - 2002
We describe a case of metallic nasal foreign body removal from a child with the aid of a permanent magnet. This is the first documented case of such a technique as far as we are aware. Magnets may prove invaluable in the removal of metallic nasal foreign bodies particularly in ...
McGraw J Kevin - - 2002
PURPOSE: Percutaneous vertebroplasty is a novel approach for treating patients with painful vertebral body compression fractures. The use of intraosseous venography before the percutaneous injection of polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA) is not universally accepted. The purpose of this study was to determine if intraosseous venography predicts PMMA flow characteristics when injected into ...
Eguchi Susumu - - 2002
Biliary obstruction is rarely caused by a foreign body. This report describes the case of a 60-year-old Japanese man with jaundice caused by an impacted shrapnel splinter in the common bile duct (CBD) that had migrated from the right thoracic cavity 36 years after initial injury. Biochemical data showed a ...
Herek Ozkan - - 2002
A massive hiatal hernia containing the colon, intestine, and stomach with organoaxial volvulus is an uncommon entity in childhood. This clinical form of a hiatal hernia may mimic congenital diaphragmatic hernia and chest pathologies. In this paper, we describe a patient who presented with a massive hiatal hernia that mimicked ...
Bulstrode N - - 2002
Body packing or internal concealment used by drug dealers to smuggle illicit substances, puts the body packer at risk of both imprisonment and death. We report our experience over a 4 year period from January 1996 to December 1999 of suspects presenting to our hospital (the largest series in Europe). ...
Wilson J D - - 2001
Bielschowsky bodies are an uncommon type of polyglucosan body. Similar to Lafora bodies, they are characteristically identified within neuronal perikarya and neurites. However, they lack the diffuse distribution of Lafora bodies, and instead are typically restricted to the external pallidum, often in association with status marmoratus or atrophy of the ...
Persaud R - - 2001
The ability of superglue (a cyanoacrylate adhesive) to bond strongly and quickly to skin presents considerable problems when it is inserted into the ear. A case of a patient who inadvertently self-administered Bostik superglue into her left external auditory meatus is reported. The superglue was removed successfully, in the form ...
Zhang G Q - - 2001
PURPOSE: We assessed the abilities of color Doppler and power Doppler sonography to distinguish among types of groin hernias by demonstrating the inferior epigastric artery (IEA) and its relationship with the hernia sac. METHODS: Nineteen consecutive patients (14 men and 5 women), clinically diagnosed as having groin hernias and scheduled ...
Jani P G - - 2001
This is a case report of an elderly woman who presented with a history of epigastric pain and persistent vomiting diagnosed initially as a duodenal ulcer, later as a pyloric stenosis and at laparotomy was found to have an anterior diaphragmatic hernia with gastric volvulus. Hernia of Morgagni occurs through ...
Caldeiro J C - - 2001
Large diaphragmatic hernias are rare causes of common bile duct strictures. We report a case of mixed (slide and paraesophageal) hiatal hernia with jaundice due to choledochal dislodgment and torsion. The first time we named this entity choledochal semi volvulus. Its pathophysiology is analyzed and we remark the wise and ...
Boyse T D - - 2001
Ultrasonography (US) allows detection of a variety of soft-tissue foreign bodies, including wood splinters, glass, metal, and plastic, along with evaluation of their associated soft-tissue complications. Cases were obtained from the authors' clinical experience over the past 1.5 years. Surgical correlation allowed confirmation of the presence of a foreign body ...
Blanco Pampín J - - 2001
Ocean currents are extremely important as agents affecting the scene of death, because they may transport bodies long distances. Under these circumstances, considerable difficulty is involved when conducting the search for a missing person. Furthermore, when the victim's body is found on the shore of a foreign country, additional complications ...
Srivastava N - - 2001
A 12-yr-old child reported to the outpatient department of D.A.V. (C) Dental College & Hospital with a history of trauma 41/2 yr earlier with pain and swelling now present in the upper anterior area for 3 days. A radiograph showed the presence of a foreign object in the periapical area ...
Singh S - - 2001
The delayed presentation of a congenital diaphragmatic hernia may include symptoms of acute respiratory distress or gastrointestinal obstruction. We review the presentation and management of the different types of diaphragmatic hernias. In addition, we present a case of twins with a left-sided congenital diaphragmatic hernia through the foramen of Morgagni ...
Arana A - - 2001
The management of ingested foreign bodies in children is not standardised. During a 15-year period, we recorded 325 consecutive paediatric cases of accidental ingestion of foreign bodies or with symptoms suggesting oesophageal obstruction presented at the emergency department or the paediatric gastroenterology unit. The foreign bodies that had to be ...
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