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Andreuccetti Jacopo - - 2011
Eitel first described omental torsion in 1899, since then, fewer than 250 cases have been reported. Although omental torsion is rarely diagnosed preoperatively, knowledge of this pathology is important to the surgeon because it mimics the common causes of acute surgical abdomen. For this reason, in the absence of diagnosed ...
Patel Akash J - - 2011
Cystic fibrosis, an epithelial cell transport disorder caused by mutations of the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator gene, is not generally associated with malformations of the central nervous system. We review eight previously published reports detailing an infrequent association between cystic fibrosis and Chiari I malformation. To the best of ...
Papakonstantinou E - - 2011
A case is reported of a 60-year old woman who had intermittent abdominal pain due to a mesenteric teratoma which was misdiagnosed by the standard methods of abdominal tumor diagnosis as an ovarian tumor. The neoplasm measured 9 x 8 x 8 cm, was filled by hair and sebum, and ...
Khattala Khalid - - 2011
Cystic lymphangioma is an uncommon mesenteric tumor which is usually reported in children. We describe a case of a 12-years old girl who was admitted in our hospital with abdominal distension and pain. Physical examination showed an abdomino-pelvic mass. Preoperative studies including abdominal ultrasonography and computed tomography failed to determine ...
Burgess Pamela L - - 2011
A 53-year-old man with an Amyand hernia with indirect and direct components was repaired with a Bio-A (Gore, Newark, Delaware) plug and a patch made of Bio-A tissue reinforcement material. The repair of an Amyand hernia addresses the pathology of the appendix as well as the hernia. We report a ...
Shahin Y - - 2012
We report the case of a 41-year-old man with a known right inguinal hernia presenting with groin pain following a fall while dog walking. Operative findings showed a small bowel perforation affecting the loop of bowel in the hernial sac. Bowel perforations caused by blunt abdominal injury in patients with ...
Mitchell P J - - 2011
Handlebar hernia is a rare form of traumatic abdominal wall hernia usually occurring in children. As the name suggests, it results from the blunt impact of a handlebar after a fall from a bicycle. A classic case is described of such a hernia occurring in a 14-year-old boy who presented ...
Kotzampassakis N - - 2012
Pyoderma gangrenosum (PG) is an uncommon, ulcerative skin disease that is often associated with systemic illness. In rare cases, PG occurs after surgery, which can lead to delayed diagnosis as other causes such as wound breakdown or bacterial/fungal infection are considered. We report a rare case of PG following the ...
Yücel Neslihan - - 2010
This article reports a case of high-energy type traumatic abdominal wall hernia (TAWH) associated with multiple organ injuries including pelvic fractures, liver laceration and ascending colon perforation. The cause of the trauma was falling to the ground from a height of approximately 8 meters. Since the forces affecting the abdomen ...
Burks Frank N - - 2010
Neurogenic bladder resulting from spinal cord injury and spina bifida has a profound impact on voiding function. This article reviews the current literature with regards to electrical stimulation for neurogenic bladder and the clinical outcomes associated with sacral neuromodulation, pudendal neuromodulation, posterior tibial nerve stimulation, and the Finetech-Brindley posterior/anterior stimulator. ...
Romero Alfredo E - - 2010
Diaphragmatic rent and visceral herniation in the horse is seldom diagnosed, but historically carries a poor prognosis. The objective of this study was to document the presentation and surgical management of all diaphragmatic rents as presented to 2 referral institutions over a 5-year period. A review of 31 cases demonstrated ...
Confer Stephen D - - 2010
Fetal megacystis, an abnormally enlarged bladder identified at any gestational age, may be transient and resolve spontaneously or may be an early manifestation of bladder outlet obstruction. Anterior urethral valves are the most common cause of the rare condition of congenital obstruction of the anterior urethra. Herein is reported the ...
Canadas Karina T - - 2010
Subglottic hemangioma is a rare, potentially life threatening tumor of infancy which poses serious treatment challenges. A number of medical and surgical therapies over the years have met with variable success, and are associated with numerous potential morbidities. A potential windfall in the management of infantile hemangiomas has arisen with ...
Raffi Francesca - - 2010
Complete bladder prolapse through the urethra is very rare but needs to be recognised early as it can lead to serious complications and requires prompt treatment. Several predisposing factors have been described. A high index of suspicion is required for diagnosis, and the involvement of a multidisciplinary team approach is ...
Cervellione Raimondo M - - 2010
Partial or complete penile loss following bladder exstrophy and/or epispadias repair has been reported in the literature progressively more frequently. The authors report new cases of penile injury following bladder exstrophy and/or epispadias repair referred to their centers and not previously published. They review the literature on this subject and ...
Canadas Karina T - - 2010
Subglottic hemangioma is a rare, potentially life threatening tumor of infancy which poses serious treatment challenges. A number of medical and surgical therapies over the years have met with variable success, and are associated with numerous potential morbidities. A potential windfall in the management of infantile hemangiomas has arisen with ...
Pacella Mauro - - 2010
We report the case of a 76 ys-old woman with overactive bladder syndrome, determined by an histological exam of interstitial cystitis with plasma cell infiltration. To the best of our knowledge, in literature only a similar case has been described. The patient has been treated with corticosteroid therapy allowing a ...
Brenes Robert A - - 2010
Meckel's diverticulum is the most commonly occurring congenital anomaly of the gastrointestinal tract. Diagnosis is usually made by scintigraphy using 99Tc(m) pertechnetate, with low accuracy in adults. We describe a case report and review the literature for difficulties in identifying a recurrent bleeding Meckel's diverticulum. Our patient had a "bladder ...
Kim M S - - 2010
We report three cases of eosinophilic cystitis. Contrast-enhanced computed tomography (CT) revealed characteristic bladder wall thickening exceeding 10 mm, with preservation of the mucosal lining and intense, progressive contrast enhancement on sequential arterial and delayed scans. Eosinophilic cystitis might have been associated with eosinophilic infiltration in other organs, such as ...
Caso Jorge - - 2010
We present a patient who developed severe lower urinary tract symptoms following resection of a Ta low grade bladder urothelial carcinoma with immediate post-resection instillation of mitomycin-C. Urine cultures were negative. Radiographic imaging demonstrated a bladder mass. On biopsy she was found to have eosinophilic cystitis. We report the clinical ...
Chun Sang Woo - - 2010
Authors experienced intra-root cavernous angioma which is very rare case among cavernous angiomas of cauda equina. Our intra-root cavernous angioma was confirmed by findings from operating field and microscopic examination. We report this case with review of the literature.
Abréu-Vélez Ana María - - 2010
Endemic pemphigus foliaceus (EPF) is an autoimmune disease, classically occurring in a restricted geographic area. Foci of EPF have been described in several Central and South American countries, often affecting young people and Amerindians, with some female predilection. Although most American EPF cases have been documented in Brazil, cases have ...
Lee Michael C - - 2010
PURPOSE: The value of pathological reinterpretation of tissue slides has long been questioned. At the Cleveland Clinic subspecialization in genitourinary pathology began in 2003 and has been maintained. We evaluate the role of second review on transurethral bladder tumor resection pathology slides before and after subspecialization and potential impact on ...
Maturo Stephen - - 2010
The objective of this study is to describe the initial use of propranolol as the sole treatment for focal infantile airway hemangiomas, and to report on available literature describing the use of propranolol for airway lesions. This retrospective case series was carried out at a tertiary pediatric medical center. We ...
Matsushima Masashi - - 2010
BACKGROUND: Most bladder tumors are derived from the urothelium. Benign mesenchymal tumors are rare. Leiomyoma of the bladder is the most common benign neoplasm. We present a case of leiomyoma of the bladder presenting with acute urinary retention in a female patient and report on the post-operative change in urodynamic ...
Agrawal Amit - - 2010
Hemangioblastomas are very highly vascular neoplasm with benign characteristics and; in comparison to cerebellar hemangioblastoma; cases of cystic hemangioblastoma of the brain stem are rare with only a few case reports available in the literature. We report the case of a 43-year-old-female with cystic hemagioblastoma of the brainstem managed successfully ...
Hinev Alexander - - 2010
Gangrenous cystitis is an extremely rare condition: only a total of 240 cases worldwide have been reported so far. Most of these cases have occurred in the preantibiotic era. After the advent and widespread use of antibiotics in clinical practice, only sporadic cases have been observed. We report a case ...
Bovo R - - 2010
OBJECTIVES: To describethe occurrence of a cavernous hemangioma of the external auditory meatus extending to the middle ear and the retroauricolar region in an adult patient, and to review the relevant literature. METHODS: Case report. We report the clinical presentation, imaging studies and surgical procedures used in the study. RESULTS: ...
Ricciardi Enzo - - 2010
Mesenchymal tumors represent a small number of bladder cancer cases. Leiomyosarcoma is the most common histology with over 100 cases reported in the whole literature. This tumor is been historically considered as highly aggressive and showing a poor prognosis. Despite very low survival rates showed in older reports, some authors ...
Singh Bhupendra P - - 2010
A 5-year-old female presented with continuous dribbling of urine without any voiding stream since birth. Upon investigations, the bladder neck and both ureters were opening into the vaginalized urogenital sinus and the urethra was absent. Coarctation of the aorta was an associated anomaly. To our knowledge, this is the first ...
Soylu Erdinc - - 2010
Bochdalek hernias (BHs) arise due to congenital diaphragmatic defect and can result in gross displacement of abdominal tissues into the thorax. Although they are uncommon in occurrence, they usually present as serious respiratory distress in infants. In the adult population, they are asymptomatic and only detected incidentally. In this report, ...
Yuan Kai-Hua - - 2009
Infantile hemangiomas are common benign vascular tumors of infancy. Although the majority of uncomplicated hemangiomas involute spontaneously, rapid-growth lesions with complications need early active intervention. On the other hand, severe and complicated lesions can be difficult to treat. Recently, we successfully treated two cases of giant severe infantile facial hemangiomas ...
Buckmiller Lisa M - - 2009
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Infantile hemangiomas are the most common benign tumors of infancy and the majority of them occur in the head and neck. Recent literature has described propranolol for the treatment of these vascular tumors. RECENT FINDINGS: Propranolol was serendipitously found to induce early involution in hemangiomas even during ...
Atilgan Dogan - - 2009
Isolated female epispadias without exstrophy is an extremely rare syndrome. The symptoms of female epispadias are primary urinary incontinence and abnormal anatomical features. A 12-year-old girl presented with primary urinary incontinence. On physical examination, bifid clitoris and labia minora were seen. The vagina and hymen were normal. Voiding cystourethrogram showed ...
Akamatsu Shusuke - - 2010
OBJECTIVES: To perform a comprehensive review and analysis of the clinical characteristics of primary signet-ring cell carcinoma of the bladder cases reported in Japan. Primary signet-ring cell carcinoma of the bladder is a rare condition. To date, the largest case series conducted for this condition includes only 11 cases. METHODS: ...
Erg??n Osman - - 2009
Cavernous hemangioma is a congenital, benign vascular tumor that occurs in the deep dermis and subcutaneous tissue. Scrotal hemangiomas are rare entities and are usually diagnosed in childhood. Adult scrotal hemangiomas are also extremely rare. They are infrequently encountered in adults because they are usually removed in childhood. Urologists often ...
Hillyer Shahab - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: Transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder is commonly treated with intravesical BCG. We report a cutaneous complication of BCG after therapy in 66-year-old male 4 years after initiating treatment. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A case review including pathological slides, laboratory data, and radiographic findings. RESULTS: Biopsy findings showed an ill ...
Rasmussen Nathan T - - 2009
Sacral neuromodulation has become a standard minimally invasive therapy for refractory urinary urge/frequency and urge incontinence. Prior to the widespread use of sacral neuromodulation, augmentation cystoplasty was a standard treatment for refractory overactive bladder (OAB). The use of sacral neuromodulation following bladder augmentation has not been previously reported in the ...
Chute Dennis J - - 2009
We report a case of sudden death due to a catastrophic spontaneous rupture of a urinary bladder associated with megacolon due to a fecal impaction (fecaloma). The massively distended rectum and sigmoid colon filled the pelvic cavity and pressed up against the posterior aspects of the uterus, vagina, and urinary ...
Mutlu Mehmet - - 2009
Hemangiomas are benign tumors of the capillary endothelium involved in varied clinical and pathologic entities. Congenital hemangioma is quite rare compared to infantile hemangioma. Hemangiomas rarely occur in bone. Intraosseous hemangiomas are most commonly found in the vertebral column and skull. The mandible is the most frequently affected skull bone. ...
Mongal Lucretia S - - 2009
We report the case of an enormous right atrial hemangioma in an asymptomatic 42-year-old woman. The diagnosis was made by echocardiogram after the patient was found to have an abnormal EKG during a routine medical exam. The hemangioma is the largest described in English literature. The tumor was surgically resected ...
Kelesidis Theodoros - - 2009
Emphysematous cystitis is a rare disorder that is usually associated with immunosuppression, poorly controlled diabetes mellitus, and other risk factors such as previous urinary tract infection and/or recent instrumentation of the urinary tract. The case of an 89-year-old woman with emphysematous cystitis who had no evidence of immunodeficiency or other ...
Bael An - - 2009
PURPOSE: In the setting of the European Bladder Dysfunction Study, a multicenter, randomized, controlled trial of treatment options for functional incontinence in children, we assessed the concordance between reported and reviewed urodynamic scores. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A total of 97 children with clinically diagnosed urge syndrome and 105 with clinically ...
Hamouda A - - 2010
A 67-year-old man presented with recurrent sepsis, groin swelling, and lower urinary tract symptoms 12 years after bilateral TEP inguinal hernia repair. Diagnosis of mesh migration and erosion into the urinary bladder was made by cystoscopy. Exploration of the groin confirmed Prolene mesh erosion into the lateral wall of the ...
Roosen Alexander - - 2009
The focus of clinical understanding and management of male storage lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) has shifted from the prostate to the bladder. This is mirrored by an increasing body of experimental evidence suggesting that the bladder is the central organ in the pathogenesis of LUTS. A systematic review of ...
Lee Seok-Jong - - 2009
BACKGROUND: Deeply-located vascular birthmarks have been traditionally regarded as being identical to a deep type of hemangioma of infancy (HOI). However, there is increasing evidence that some venous malformations also mimic these deep type of HOIs clinically. This study investigates how many, if not all, deep vascular birthmarks are deep ...
Kumar Basant - - 2009
A two-day-old newborn male child with a rare variant of exstrophy bladder was managed in our institute. The child has true duplicate bladder exstrophy which is extremely rare and only 8 cases reported in the world literature so far. We describe another one and briefly review the literature.
Mitsionis Gregory I - - 2010
Intramuscular hemangiomas (IHs) are rare benign neoplasms usually seen in children, adolescents and young adults. Although lower extremities are the commonest localization, the localization at the foot is extremely rare since only a few cases have been reported. We report a case of mixed type IH of the flexor digitorum ...
Rutherford Kimberley D - - 2010
Hemangiomas of the external auditory canal are rare with only 16 cases reported in the literature. We report the case of a 62-year-old woman who presented with bleeding from the external auditory canal. Physical examination and imaging were consistent with a hemangioma. Initial diagnostic evaluation failed to reveal the full ...
Nelius Thomas - - 2010
Leiomyosarcomas are a relatively rare tumor entity encountered within the urinary bladder. There are just over 100 cases reported in the medical literature. Herein, we describe a case of leiomyosarcoma presenting initially as a urinary tract infection with lower abdominal pain. A life threatening episode of gross hematuria guided to ...
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