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Wang Wei-Hsun WH aDivision of Orthopaedic Surgery, Changhua Christian Hospital, Changhua City, Taiwan bDivision of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, - - 2014
Synovial chondromatosis is a benign disorder characterized by the formation of multiple cartilaginous nodules in the synovium of large joints. Synovial chondromatosis of the spine is very rare; this is the first reported case in the skeletally immature pediatric spine. A 12-year-old female presented with a posteriolateral neck mass and ...
Gilbert Christopher R CR Section of Bronchoscopy and Interventional Pulmonology, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, Penn State College of Medicine-Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, - - 2014
Endoscopic airway interventions within pediatric populations vary considerably. Some of this variance may be related to institutional experience, however, may also be limited by operator experience and available equipment. Previous reports of pediatric bronchoscopic interventional procedures have been identified within the surgical literature; however, newer reports have identified other specialties ...
Mitton Bryan B Department of Pediatrics, Division of Hematology-Oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford University, Palo Alto, - - 2014
T-cell Prolymphocytic Leukemia (T-PLL) is a rare entity, and to date has never been reported in children. Here, we describe the first pediatric case of T-PLL in a 16-year old male and review his clinical course through treatment. He underwent therapy with alemtuzumab and pentostatin, which was successful in inducing ...
Arnold Michael A MA a Nationwide Children's Hospital, Pathology & Laboratory - - 2014
Abstract Whole Slide Imaging (WSI) is rapidly transforming educational and diagnostic pathology services. Recently, the College of American Pathologists Pathology and Laboratory Quality Center (CAP-PLQC) published recommended guidelines for validating diagnostic WSI. We prospectively evaluated the guidelines to determine their utility in validating pediatric surgical pathology and cytopathology specimens. Our ...
Jacobs Lauren L Division of Pediatrics, Stanford University, Palo Alto, - - 2014
The prevalence of celiac disease (CD) is increasing and may be as high as 1% of the US population. The typical presentation of CD generally includes gastrointestinal symptoms, but more individuals are presenting with extraintestinal manifestations. A wide variety of dermatologic associations have been described with CD, including alopecia, dermatitis ...
Street Matthew M *Department of Medicine, University of Auckland †Starship Children's Hospital, Auckland, New - - 2014
Osteomyelitis is a common problem among the pediatric population. The humerus is the most commonly affected bone in the upper limb; however, there are relatively few series in the literature. This article retrospectively reviews a large number of cases of pediatric humeral osteomyelitis. We aim to further define the disease ...
Bianchi Daniele D Daniele Bianchi, Giuseppe Vespasiani, Pierluigi Bove, Department of Urology, Policlinico Tor Vergata, Viale Oxford, 00100 Rome, - - 2014
Bilateral ureteral obstruction in children is a rare condition arising from several medical or surgical pictures. It needs to be promptly suspected in order to attempt a quick renal function recovery. In this paper we concentrated on uncommon causes of obstruction, with the aim of giving a summary of such ...
Wang Si S Department of Medical Microbiology and Parasitology, College of Basic Medical Sciences, China Medical University, 92, Bei Er Road, Heping District, Shenyang, 110001, - - 2014
Thelaziosis is a zoonosis with regional epidemics, mainly present in oriental countries, with a majority of cases reported from China. We report a pediatric case of thelaziosis and present a literature review of Chinese case reports. The epidemiological features and clinical characteristics of thelaziosis in China are presented.
Pesch Megan H MH From the Departments of *Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases, and †Emergency Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, - - 2014
Serious blunt scrotal trauma in the pediatric population is rare and can pose significant danger to the viability of the testes. The following case describes an adolescent boy who presented with a single testis in his scrotum after low-impact perineal trauma, consistent with testicular dislocation. The literature regarding scrotal trauma ...
Dousek Robert R Departments of *Pediatric Surgery †Pathology ‡Pediatric Oncology §Surgery, The University Hospital Brno, Brno, Czech - - 2014
Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor (IMT) is a rare mesenchymal disease of low malignancy consisting of inflammatory cells inside a mesenchymal stroma comprising myofibroblasts. Biological behavior is variable, recurrence is uncommon, metastatic disease is rare. Treatment strategy is based on the status of low-grade malignant tumor. Radical surgery is considered to be ...
Weidman Danielle R - - 2014
Infective endocarditis is a rare diagnosis in pediatrics. Group A beta-hemolytic Streptococcus pyogenes is known to cause a range of type and severity of infections in childhood. However, S. pyogenes is a rarely described cause of endocarditis in children. This paper presents two cases of S. pyogenes endocarditis and the ...
Steenberge Sean P SP Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine and Department of Pathology, L25 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, - - 2014
We describe a 4-year-old girl with acute onset headaches and transient blindness who underwent surgical intervention, chemotherapy, and radiotherapy for an intracranial mass. This mass was pathologically confirmed as a primary intracranial ganglioneuroblastoma, a rare finding in the pediatric population. The literature on pediatric primary intracranial ganglioneuroblastoma is reviewed.
Tran Anh N - - 2014
The eutectic mixture of lidocaine and prilocaine (EMLA, APP Pharmaceuticals, LLC.) is an anesthetic cream frequently used by dermatologists. Although side effects of EMLA are usually mild local skin reactions (ie, edema, pallor, erythema), more severe complications can be encountered including methemoglobinemia, central nervous system toxicity, and cardiotoxicity. This article ...
Kalyanshettar Ss S Professor, Department of Pediatrics, BLDE University's Sri BM Patil Medical College & Research Centre Bijapur, India - - 2014
Over the last few years there is a rise in use of button batteries in various toys and other electronic gadgets. Easy availability and small size of these batteries pose a significant risk of ingestion in small children. Button battery ingestion can lead to serious health hazards very rapidly. A ...
Gru Alejandro A AA *Division of Dermatopathology, Departments of Pathology and Dermatology, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, OH; †Division of Dermatology, Departments of Medicine and Pediatrics, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO; ‡Division of Hematology and Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO; and §Lauren V. Ackerman Laboratory of Surgical Pathology, St Louis Children's Hospital, Washington University Medical Center, St Louis, - - 2014
: Leukemia cutis (LC) denotes a cutaneous infiltration of neoplastic myeloid cells or lymphoid blasts, which can present in the setting of acute myeloid leukemia, particularly in those cases with monocytic or myelomonocytic differentiation. Rarely, cutaneous involvement by a leukemic infiltrate can occur in the absence of bone marrow or ...
Noh Byeong-Joo BJ Department of Pathology, Kyung Hee University School of Medicine, Seoul, - - 2014
Papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) in children under ten years old is very rare. To date, 18 cases of PTC in children under ten years old (including our two cases) have been reported in Korea. Here, we describe two cases of recurrent PTC with follicular variant and conventional type in an ...
Khan Amjad Ali AA Prince Salman Armed Forces Hospital, Tabuk, Saudi - - 2014
The case of 38-month-old boy is being reported who was brought to the pediatrics clinic with fever, cough, hemoptysis, and breathing difficulty. Imaging studies revealed a right lower chest mass. Lobectomy and histopathological examination revealed it to be predominantly solid pleuropulmonary blastoma type II. It is a rare pediatric pleuropulmonary ...
Campregher Paulo Vidal PV Department of Clinical Pathology and Hematology, Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein, São Paulo, Brazil. Electronic address: - - 2013
Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) is a lymphoid malignancy characterized by progressive accumulation of mature lymphocytes in the peripheral blood, bone marrow, liver, and lymphoid organs. Although most patients with CLL have an insidious clinical course, a subset of cases present with fast evolution and chemotherapy resistance, leading to high morbidity ...
Zhang Wei - - 2013
Peritonitis is still known as an important complication of continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD). Multi-drug resistant (MDR) Acinetobacter baumannii is an increasing problem worldwide. Moreover, the increasing reports of carbapenem-resistant A. baumannii strains is common. Although peritoneal dialysis-related peritonitis with MDR A. baumannii is rarely reported, infection with this organism ...
Kim Na Rae NR Department of Pathology, Gachon University Gil Medical Center, Incheon, - - 2013
Gliomatosis peritonei (GP) indicates the peritoneal implantation of mature neuroglial tissue and is usually accompanied by ovarian mature or immature teratoma. Here, we report a case of ovarian immature teratoma associated with gliomatosis involving the peritoneum, lymph nodes and Douglas' pouch, where gliomatosis coexisted with endometriosis. As far as we ...
Roberts Daniel E - - 2013
Serous carcinoma of the ovary showing squamous differentiation is a rarely reported neoplasm. We present 1 case of such a tumor extensively involving the adnexa and the pelvis, which shows these 2 intimately entwined, yet with morphologically and immunohistochemically distinct patterns of differentiation. We also report immunohistochemical evidence of protein ...
Soria-Céspedes Danny - - 2013
Synovial sarcoma (SS) arises primarily in the lower extremities with a predilection for sites in proximity to large joints, such as the knee. It rarely occurs in the head and neck region, and the tonsil is an unusual site for the tumor, with only eight previously published cases in this ...
Karaiskos Ilias I 6th Department of Internal Medicine, Hygeia General Hospital, 4 Erythrou Stavrou Str. & Kifisias Av., Marousi 15123, Athens, - - 2013
Acinetobacter baumannii ventriculitis/meningitis due to the emergence of multidrug-resistant (MDR) and extensively drug-resistant (XDR) strains has become a clinical entity of considerable importance in recent years. A review of the available literature regarding intraventricular (IVT) or intrathecal (ITH) administration of colistin in MDR and XDR A. baumannii ventriculitis/meningitis was conducted ...
Hartmeyer Gitte Nyvang - - 2012
We report a case of multidrug-resistance (MDR) in a strain of Bacteroides fragilis from a blood culture and abdominal fluid in a Danish patient. The patient had not been travelling for several years and had not received antibiotics prior to the present case. We also summarize the cases that have ...
Sauvageau Anny - - 2012
ABSTRACT: The study of filmed hangings in the recent has reveal a striking similarity in the agonal sequences, with a sequence of rapid loss of consciousness, convulsions, and then a complex pattern of decerebrate rigidity and decorticate rigidity. We report a case of filmed hanging not presenting with decerebrate and ...
Reichmann James P - - 2012
To examine the medical evidence regarding the clinical efficacy and cost-effectiveness of the application of continuous subcutaneous metoclopramide and ondansetron to treat nausea and vomiting during pregnancy. All of the published peer-reviewed articles on the subject were assembled and assigned a level of evidence based on research design. The search ...
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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has launched a three-year Medicare prepayment review demonstration project in 11 states. The prepayment reviews focus on high cost procedures with a high error rate. The Recovery Auditors (RAs) will perform the reviews. If the project is successful, CMS is likely to ...
Gelfand Amy A - - 2012
Ophthalmoplegic migraine is a poorly understood neurologic syndrome characterized by recurrent bouts of head pain and ophthalmoplegia. By reviewing cases presenting to our centers in whom the phenotype has been carefully dissected, and systematically reviewing all published cases of ophthalmoplegic migraine in the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) era, this review ...
Wang Xingfu - - 2012
Ependymoma with cartilaginous metaplasia with or without bone formation is exceedingly rare. Only eight cases have been reported in the literature. We report a case of ependymoma with cartilaginous and osseous metaplasia in a 5-year-old boy. Microscopically, the tumor was composed of neoplastic ependymal tissue and mature cartilage and bone. ...
Hage Mirella P - - 2012
Recurrent or persistent hyperparathyroidism is an uncommon yet challenging clinical problem, and parathyromatosis is one of its very rare causes. In this minireview, we review causes of recurrent hyperparathyroidism and all cases of parathyromatosis available in the literature. The clinical course of a case of parathyromatosis with the longest follow-up ...
Mathew Mary - - 2012
Objective: Lymphangiomas are rare congenital malformations commonly seen in children. Its occurrence in adults is uncommon with very scarce reports in the literature. It mainly occurs in infants or children younger than two years of age. We report these cases to emphasize the need to consider cystic lymphangiomas in differential ...
Nichols Elizabeth M - - 2011
Liposarcomas are uncommon in the pediatric population. We present the case of a boy who had experienced multiple recurrences of liposarcoma in the buccal space before he reached the age of 13 years. We also provide a review of the literature and a discussion of adjuvant therapy, which are important ...
Yoo Young Tae - - 2011
Chondromyxoid fibroma is a rare benign tumor that usually occurs in the long bones. A 2-month newborn presented with huge masses in the both nasal cavities, which turned out to be chondromyxoid fibroma. The masses originated from both inferior turbinates. Total turbinectomy on the left side and submucosal mass excision ...
Thammineni K - - 2011
Familial recurrence of congenital heart disease (CHD), in particular, d-transposition of great arteries (d-TGA) is rare. However, there have been several reports in the literature of sibling recurrence of total anomalous pulmonary venous return (TAPVR). This is the first case report in the literature, describing mother to offspring recurrence of ...
Binsaleh Saleh - - 2011
High-flow priapism most often occurs following perineal and penile trauma. We report the case of a 29-year-old man who presented with recurrent priapism and was initially treated with corporal aspiration and intracavernosal injections on multiple emergency department visits and then condition-controlled with Sibutramine while on treatment for weight loss. His ...
Kim Yun Jeung - - 2011
A primary leiomyosarcoma of the kidney is a rare, but highly aggressive, neoplasm, accounting for only 0.1% of all invasive renal tumors. Local or systemic recurrence is common, but a leiomyosarcoma is difficult to diagnose preoperatively. We recently encountered an interesting case of an unusual recurrence of a renal leiomyosarcoma. ...
Kaur Sharandeep - - 2011
Henoch-Schönlein purpura (HSP) is a small vessel vasculitis with IgA dominant immune complex deposition. It is characterized by a triad of palpable purpura (without thrombocytopenia), abdominal pain and arthritis. Uveitis is rarely associated with HSP with only 3 cases reported in literature. All these cases were in adult population and ...
O'Duffy F - - 2011
Objective:We report the case of a rare angiosarcoma, retiform haemangioendothelioma, in an 18-year-old young man, which presented as a recurrent ulcerating lesion of the left pinna.Method:Case report and literature review of retiform haemangioendothelioma. This is a low grade angiosarcoma with a high local recurrence rate and low metastasis rate, and ...
Jalisi Scharukh - - 2011
OBJECTIVE: To report a case of recurrent extracranial atypical meningioma successfully managed by a multidisciplinary team. METHODS: Case report and literature review concerning successful management of recurrent extracranial meningioma based on pathology and extent of resection. RESULTS: A 48-year-old woman who presented with a nasal mass, anosmia and headaches. Physical ...
Ali Mohammed - - 2011
Recurrent in-stent thrombosis is rarely reported, with catastrophic clinical consequences of either acute coronary syndrome or death. We present a case of recurrent in-stent thrombosis with its outcome and a concise literature review.
Li Yiqing - - 2011
Intravenous leiomyomatosis (IVL) is a rare benign neoplasm which originates from the smooth muscle cells and is usually confined to the pelvic venous system. Rarely, intracaval and intracardiac extension has been described. Death can occur as a result of intracardiac involvement. We reported 4 cases of IVL with right heart ...
Fucini Claudio C Department of Medical and Surgical Critical Care, Section of General Surgery, University of Florence, Florence 50100, - - 2011
"Why do we have to review our experience in managing idiopathic fistula-in-ano regularly?" In order to answer this apparently simple question, we reviewed our clinical and surgical cases and most important relevant literature to find a rational and scientific answer. It would appear that whatever method you adopt in fistula ...
Manojlović Spomenka - - 2011
Melanotic neuroectodermal tumour of infancy (MNTI) is an uncommon tumour affecting predominantly the craniofacial bones of the newborn infants. The neural crest origin of the tumour has been confirmed. MNTI is generally accepted as a benign tumour despite of its rapid and locally infiltrative growth. Recurrence rate varies between 10% ...
Batıoğlu-Karaaltın Ayşegül - - 2011
Paragangliomas are neuroendocrine tumors that originate from extra-adrenal chromaffin cells. The trachea is an unusual site for paragangliomas. A 29-years-old female was admitted to our clinic with complaints of recurrent hemoptysis and dyspnea, and a 1.5x1.3 cm mass in the posterior wall of the trachea, which was subsequently diagnosed as ...
Tezel Cağatay - - 2011
Spontaneous pneumomediastinum (SPM) is an uncommon, benign, self-limited disorder that usually occurs in young adult males without any apparent precipitating factor or disease. SPM responds extremely well to conservative treatment, without recurrence in the great majority of cases. In this report, two patients who were admitted for SPM are discussed ...
Fox John C - - 2011
Abstract Context.-The diagnosis of recurrent nevus poses a potential challenge to practicing pathologists. Although most recurrent nevi show uniform microscopic findings and pose no great diagnostic difficulty, a few cases exhibit some histopathologic features similar to, and in some cases indistinguishable from, melanoma. Historically, the term pseudomelanoma has been used ...
Gore Mitchell R - - 2011
The traditional approaches to symptomatic cholesterol granuloma (CG), the most common benign pathologic lesion of the petrous apex, have historically been transotic, including middle fossa, translabyrinthine, retrocochlear, or infra- or retrolabyrinthine approaches. These approaches were often fraught with risk to the vestibular or cochlear apparatus, the need for brain retraction, ...
Roberts Janine - - 2011
Reprinted from The Body Alters (p. 9), by Janine Roberts, 2009, Northfield, Massachusetts: Slate Roof Press. Presents a poem about a girl in a wheelchair. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2011 APA, all rights reserved).
Lv Xianli - - 2011
INTRODUCTION: Perimedullary arteriovenous fistula (AVF) has shunt on the spinal cord surface and it can be treated with surgery, or endovascular embolization. Intramedullary arteriovenous malformation (AVM) has its nidus in the cord and is difficult to treat either by surgery or endovascular technique. We report our experience with endovascular embolization ...
Ramme Austin J - - 2011
The combination of osteoblastoma and aneurysmal bone cyst (ABC) in the cervical spine is a relatively rare occurrence in the general population. The diagnosis and surgical management of osteoblastoma and ABCs have been previously described in a small number of case reports/series and orthopedic texts. Lesions of the cervical spine ...
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