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Singal A K - - 2004
Fibromatosis, arare non-neoplastic spindle cell proliferation of unknown aetiology, can occur anywhere in the body. Though extra-abdominal sites are commonly involved, intra-abdominal fibromatosis has also been described. Described herein is an unusual case of diffuse intra-abdominal fibromatosis in a 9-year-old boy, who could not be salvaged despite extensive medical management.
HladíklPavel - - 2004
Stomach volvulus in its acute form is a serious sudden disorder in the abdominal cavity. The case of stomach volvulus, that had been successfully surgically solved, is described in the presented paper. Even though the volvulus was not caused by the hiatus hernia, the antireflux fundoplication according to Nissen-Rossetti was ...
Meyerson Joseph - - 2004
An out-of-body experience (OBE) is a unique dissociative event in which the person feels separated from his/her body. Studies and anecdotal reports have observed that this experience tends to appear spontaneously in stressful and hypnogogic situations. It often contributes to the person's later having a new perspective of himself and ...
Christoph D H - - 2004
Foreign accent syndrome (FAS), a rare disorder characterized by the emergence of a new accent perceived as foreign by listeners, is usually reported with left brain damage. We here report the case of a 28-year-old native Brazilian who appeared, to the examiner, to show a North American accent during recovery ...
Ochoa de Castro A - - 2003
The authors report the case of a 12-year-old girl who presented with a left-sided diaphragmatic hernia that was diagnosed after a pulmonary infection. CT scan confirmed a posterolateral diaphragmatic Bochdalek defect. The child underwent a thoracoscopic repair of the defect in 1997. The herniated contents included spleen, stomach, and intestine. ...
Gill Melvyn - - 2003
This review summarises progress reported in the chemical, biological and mycological literature dealing with the isolation, characterisation and chemistry of pigments manufactured by those fungi that produce conspicuous fruit bodies (Macromycetes). Work that has appeared in the primary literature between September 1998 and May 2003 is covered, and 99 references ...
Karkos P D - - 2003
The fashion of body piercing among adults has encouraged children to have similar procedures or imitate them by applying small magnets to sustain the jewelery used in piercing in position [Emerg. Med. J. 19 (2002) 71]. We present cases of children who have placed magnets on their nasal alae that ...
Fasola A O - - 2003
A case of noma with involvement of other parts of the body from extension and spread of cancrum lesion in the oral cavity and primary herpetic stomatitis in a two-year-old male patient is reported. The possible routes of infection to other parts of the body are discussed. It is expected ...
Mancel B - - 2003
Traumatic hernia of the abdominal wall is rare. The mechanism of injury can be severe such as a motor vehicle accident or relatively minor such as a fall onto a bicycle handlebar. In children traumatic abdominal wall hernia can occur even after relatively minor trauma and these cases typically have ...
Ero─člu Atilla - - 2003
BACKGROUND: Our aim is to describe foreign body aspiration in the tracheobronchial tree, a common emergency with serious consequences. METHODS: We reviewed the records of 357 patients who were admitted to our hospital during a 10-year period for the treatment of aspirated foreign body into the tracheobronchial tree. RESULTS: Of ...
Koh Shukuki - - 2003
PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to report on 10 cases of symptomatic loose bodies in the wrist joints diagnosed using arthroscopy. TYPE OF STUDY: Retrospective review. METHODS: From 1986 to 2000, we performed wrist arthroscopy for 707 patients, 10 of whom had loose bodies in the wrist joints. ...
Oruç M Tahir - - 2004
We report on a rare case of massive incarcerated inguinoscrotal bladder herniation in a direct hernia and present the review of the literature on urological findings in relation to the inguinal hernial sac. The English-based literature was searched using the words inguinal hernia, bladder, ureter, diverticule, and incarceration and discussed ...
Seider Nir - - 2003
We report a case of a man who had undergone gold eyelid loading for lagophthalmos 22 years earlier. During examination for a complaint of foreign body sensation in the operated eye, the gold weight was found under the palpebral conjunctiva. Although extrusion of a gold weight through the skin anteriorly ...
Brown Lance - - 2003
We report a case of an 8-year-old boy who presented to the emergency department with small jewelry magnets adherent across his nasal septum. Prompt removal of these foreign bodies is important to avoid septal necrosis and perforation. We report our success in using the metal handle of bayonet forceps to ...
Chandra Mahesh - - 2003
Spontaneous extrusion of a retained intraocular foreign body is a rare occurrence. An unusual case is described in a 30-year-old male, where a foreign body remained in the eye for four years and then, as phthisis set in, the foreign body gradually extruded, causing constant irritation of the upper lid. ...
Markowitz Jonathan E - - 2003
Since Kelly's article appeared in press in 1995, EoE has become an increasingly recognized body. While isolated case reports suggesting EoE have been printed in the adult literature since 1977, many more reports have been published in the pediatric literature over the past 7 years. Recently, [table: see text] several ...
Brugger Peter - - 2003
A recently published case report of a supernumerary phantom limb in a man with left-sided hemiplegia did not take note that this phenomenon has been extensively documented in the neurological literature for well over 100 years. The present comment provides a brief introduction to the clinical and experimental approaches to ...
Junge K - - 2003
Sacral hernias are uncommon defects developing through the pelvic floor after partial or total sacrectomy. We report on a 29-year-old woman, who has been under our care with a cystic formation after perineosacral resection of a rhabdomyosarcoma and partial sacrectomy. The cystic tumor was resected and a mesh repair performed ...
Gabbay V - - 2003
The etiology and pathophysiology of body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) have not been delineated. The authors report a 24-year-old man who developed BDD at age 21 after an inflammatory brain process. Neuroimaging studies showed new atrophy in the frontotemporal region. The authors review cases from the literature with similar clinical features ...
Venkatesh Pradeep - - 2003
PURPOSE: To report a case of conjunctival granuloma formation in response to lodgment of an insect wing. METHOD: Case report and review of the literature. RESULTS Granuloma formation in the conjunctiva can occur following lodgment of an insect wing. This can cause the patient chronic redness, discharge, and discomfort. CONCLUSIONS: ...
Teixeira Frederico - - 2003
Laparoscopic operations offer a myriad of advantages resulting in a rapid postoperative recovery. Incisional hernia is an uncommon cause of morbidity in operative procedures performed by laparoscopic access, and the diagnosis may not be easily made. In our service we identified 2 patients with incisional hernia the site of trocar ...
David J. Gower T,Oomen ...
an adult anuran in the gut of the semi-aquatic Chthonerpeton indistincturn (Reinhardt and Lutken) (Prigioni & Langone, 1983). Moll & Smith (1967) reported discovering two lizards (the teiid Ameiva undulata parva Barbour & Noble and the polychrotid Anolis dollfitsianus Bocourt) in the gut of an adult Dermophis mexicanus (Dumaril & ...
Kaneko Takahide - - 2003
Superficial granulomatous pyoderma (SGP) is an unusual variant type of pyoderma gangrenosum characterized by a benign course and specific histological features; it is quite a rare cutaneous disorder in Japan. We reported two Japanese cases of SGP and compared the clinical features of 13 Japanese cases with those of 42 ...
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 ...
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); ...
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
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. ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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. ...
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 ...
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