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Froster U G - - 2004
OBJECTIVE: Exstrophy of the bladder is a rare malformation due to an anterior midline defect. Most cases of this condition with variable expression occur sporadically, but there are some cases indicative of a strong genetic component apart from environmental factors. This is a report about another rare mother-child pair with ...
Nahm Walter K - - 2004
Blue rubber bleb nevus syndrome (BRBNS) is a rare disorder characterized by discrete venous malformations of varying size and appearance that are present on the skin and within the gastrointestinal tract. The characteristic cutaneous lesions consist of deep-blue, soft, rubbery blebs, which are easily compressible. A serious complication is gastrointestinal ...
Novi Joseph M - - 2004
BACKGROUND: Large uterine leiomyomas may cause acute urinary retention from bladder outlet obstruction. CASE: A 46-year-old, premenopausal, multiparous woman presented to a large, urban, university emergency department, where a diagnosis of acute urinary retention from uterine prolapse was made. An indwelling Foley catheter was placed. A week later the patient ...
Delgado João H - - 2004
Methamphetamine and 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA or "ecstasy") are synthetic amphetamine analogs that have become increasingly popular, particularly among adolescents and young adults. Many deleterious physiologic effects arising from the use of these agents have been well documented in the medical literature. Urinary retention, however, has rarely been reported as an effect ...
Uppal Shweta - - 2004
Ovarian hemangiomas are rare tumors, with less than 50 reported cases in the English literature. This is a low incidence, considering the rich vascular supply of the ovary. We have encountered three cases of ovarian hemangiomas found incidentally at the time of surgery. Ovarian hemangioma should be considered when a ...
Bent John P - - 2004
A myriad of medical and surgical treatment options exist for children with airway hemangiomas. Careful application of these technologies allows for satisfying outcomes in most cases. A review of the literature is presented, plus the author's experience in pediatric otolaryngology regarding the clinical presentation and contemporary management of airway hemangiomas, ...
Tulunay Ozden - - 2004
A case of bladder lipomatosis in an 81-year-old man is presented. The preoperative diagnosis was bladder tumor. A transurethral resection of the bladder was performed and a pathological examination revealed lipomatosis of the bladder. This entity is extremely rare and, to our knowledge, this is the second case reported in ...
Morita Tatsuo - - 2004
We report a case of vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) 3 years after intravesical instillation of bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG, Tokyo 172 strain) against carcinoma in situ of the bladder. The present case suggests that a long-term careful follow-up is needed to detect not only tumor recurrences but also VUR as a late ...
Seto Chikashi - - 2004
This report concerns a case of bilateral large calculi in a horseshoe kidney. Three sessions of percutaneous nephrolithotripsy for the calculi successfully disintegrated and removed the fragments without any complications. For complete stone removal we used pneumatic and laser lithotriptors which were passed, respectively, through a rigid nephroscope and a ...
Ozgür Abdurrahman - - 2004
Since more than 30 years, intrauterine contraceptive devices (IUCD) have been used for a contraceptive opportunity. Although they are termed to be a safe and effective method for contraception, they also have some type of complications and uterine perforation, septic abortion, pelvic abscess are the serious complications of these devices. ...
Desuter Gauthier R R - - 2004
Feeding and swallowing disorders in children remain a major challenge owing to a wide differential diagnosis. Hemangioma of the upper aerodigestive tract represents one of the numerous non-neoplastic causes of dysphagia. We report two cases of postcricoid hemangioma causing inhalation and recurrent respiratory infections, treated successfully with systemic corticotherapy alone. ...
Dunn James S JS - - 2004
Postoperative voiding dysfunction is a potential complication of anti-incontinence procedures. Reported rates of urethral obstruction range from 5% to 20%. There is a lack of consensus in the literature regarding the appropriate evaluation and management of this distressing problem. A literature search was carried out using Medline (1966-2001) for postoperative ...
Mueller Elizabeth R - - 2004
We report a case of bilateral sliding hernia of the bladder in a 64-year-old woman who presented with suprapubic pain and nocturia and was diagnosed by voiding diary and cystogram.
Tsou Mei-Yung - - 2003
We report a case of fatal gas embolism during transurethral incision of the bladder neck under spinal anesthesia in a 76-yr-old man. We confirmed the diagnosis of venous gas embolism by aspiration of frothy blood through the double-lumen central venous catheter and by observation on the transesophageal echocardiogram of a ...
Tokyol Cigdem - - 2003
Hemangiomas are common benign vascular tumors, but they have rarely been reported in the middle ear. They can mimic glomus tumor in appearance when encountered as middle ear masses. A case of a right-sided middle ear hemangioma in a 51-year-old woman who suffered from pulsatile tinnitus is presented with a ...
Kobayashi Akira - - 2003
We describe a 15-year-old asymptomatic girl with multiple pulmonary nodules which turned out to be cavernous hemangiomas. The radiological findings of other organs revealed no abnormalities, excluding the liver, where multiple low-density areas were located. Thoracoscopy and laparoscopy revealed cavernous hemangiomas of the lung and liver. While liver cavernous hemangiomas ...
Boughattas Sami - - 2003
The authors present the scintigraphic findings in a case of bilateral urinomas and ascites secondary to posterior urethral valves in a 9-day-old boy. There was progressive tracer accumulation in the urinomas and ascites with a distinct urine jet medially from the upper left kidney, which suggested direct urinary egress into ...
Gabra H O S - - 2003
Hyperammonemia has been reported rarely in the pediatric age group in systemically ill patients. All cases resulted from infections with urea splitting organisms, which are more common among patients who have undergone surgical procedures on the urinary tract. The authors report for the first time in the pediatric literature, one ...
Julia J - - 2003
Urinary incontinence is not described in the literature as the presenting symptom of labial fusion. This report discusses a 72-year-old postmenopausal woman who presented with complaints of urinary incontinence and was diagnosed to have complete labial fusion. Following failure of conservative treatment with topical estrogen cream a surgical separation of ...
Riggs John - - 2003
BACKGROUND: Cavernous hemangioma of the cervix is rare and may cause serious bleeding. CASE: A 33-year-old woman developed intractable cervical bleeding following pregnancy termination. Bleeding persisted despite curettage and suturing, and ultimately required hysterectomy. Cavernous hemangioma was confirmed histologically. CONCLUSION: This condition is a potential cause of uncontrollable cervical bleeding.
Ndaguatha P L W - - 2003
Hydatid disease, the parasitic infestation caused by the cestode, echinococcus granulosus involves mainly the liver and the lungs though no organ is immune. Genito urinary involvement has been found mainly in the kidneys and rarely in other structures such as, bladder and epididymis. Isolated retrovesical location of the hydatid cyst ...
Löwenstein Lior - - 2003
Prenatal sonographic diagnosis of fetal obstructive uropathy is relatively common. However, the complication of spontaneous rupture of the obstructed bladder in utero causing fetal urinary ascites is extremely rare. This case report describes an unusual case of congenital bladder perforation and urinary ascites diagnosed in utero. The pertinent literature is ...
Baptista Edward G - - 2003
We present two cases of recurrent cavernous hemangiomas of the extremities. These conditions were initially treated unsuccessfully with surgical resection. After recurrence, the hemangiomas were treated by percutaneous transcatheter embolization. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first case report of treatment of cavernous hemangioma involving the extremities ...
Qiu Honghui - - 2003
Urinary bladder augmentation with segments of the stomach (gastrocystoplasty), small bowel, or large intestine (enterocystoplasty) improves capacity and compliance in patients with bladder dysfunction. Although malignant complications of enterocystoplasty have been reported, the risk of malignancy in the setting of gastrocystoplasty is not known. We describe the case of a ...
Parisi Ernesta - - 2003
Mucous membrane pemphigoid (MMP) is a subepithelial blistering disease predominantly involving the mucosal surfaces. Distinct subgroups of MMP have recently been identified by using advanced immunopathologic and immunochemical techniques and are described in the literature on the basis of their clinical features and antigenic specificities. Antiepiligrin MMP has been described ...
Gürdal Mesut - - 2003
An unusual cystine stone that occur only in patients, who have cystinuria is presented in 24-year-old man. Radiographs showed a giant bladder stone shadow, 8.0 x 10.0 x 5.0 cm in size. The literature was reviewed to identify the giant stones as well as the huge cystine stone which is ...
Hiraga Akiyuki - - 2003
A case of sacral herpes zoster infection in a 56-year-old man with the complication of loss of urinary voiding sensation is presented. He had typical herpes zoster eruption on the left S2 dermatome, hypalgesia of the S1-S4 dermatomes, and absence of urinary voiding sensation. There was no other urinary symptom ...
Koçak A - - 2002
Cavernous angiomas of the dura are rare and have been described in the literature particularly in the middle cranial fossa. We present a case of cavernous hemangioma of the middle cranial fossa arising from the superior petrosal sinus. In our review of the literature, this is the 2(nd) report describing ...
Uozumi Jiro - - 2002
PURPOSE: We report our experience with hand-assisted retroperitoneoscopic nephroureterectomy for upper urinary-tract urothelial cancer. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Our initial 10 cases of clinical stage T(1)N(0)M(0) renal pelvic and ureteral tumors treated with hand-assisted retroperitoneoscopic nephroureterectomy are included in the present report. Nephrectomy was conducted retroperitoneoscopically with hand assistance via a ...
Spyridonos Panagiota P Computer Laboratory, School of Medicine, University of Patras, 265 00 Rio-Patras, - - 2002
To develop an image analysis system for automated nuclear segmentation and classification of histologic bladder sections employing quantitative nuclear features. Ninety-two cases were classified into three classes by experienced pathologists according to the WHO grading system: 18 cases as grade 1, 45 as grade 2, and 29 as grade 3. ...
Atakan rfan H - - 2002
The intrauterine contraceptive device has been in use for many years, and migration of the device from the uterus to the pelvic cavity has been reported by many investigators. Although perforation of the uterus by an intrauterine contraceptive device is not uncommon, intravesical migration and secondary stone formation are rare ...
Mayer Eric - - 2002
To accommodate the small size of the infant urethra, finer, more flexible tubes are often used for urinary catheterization in the pediatric intensive care units. These tubes have the ability to knot in the bladder, occasionally requiring surgical removal. The mechanism of knotting appears to result from excessive intravesical catheter ...
Gatti John M - - 2002
The association of limb loss with antenatal urologic intervention has recently been questioned. At present, no such cases have been reported. We present a case of antenatal vesicoamniotic shunting for posterior urethral valves in which the shunt entered the right lower extremity and coursed subcutaneously over the femoral triangle and ...
Boughey Judy C - - 2002
Abdominal hernias are not rare in women, but incisional bladder herniation is uncommon. Incisional hernias are an iatrogenic condition caused by protrusion of the abdominal viscera through the abdominal fascia. Omentum and small intestines are by far the most common viscera involved, and the condition is diagnosed on clinical examination ...
Kulshrestha Sanjay - - 2002
Variations in the anatomic defects of the bladder exstrophy are well recognized, but their incidence is extremely low. Here the authors describe a rare case of superior vesical fissure in which a relatively large defect caused the whole bladder to prolapse outside. A review of literature found only 2 other ...
King William W - - 2002
A 1-day-old, Toggenburg/Nubian crossbred goat of polled parentage was referred for necropsy because of a large (diameter, 5 cm) bladder-like mass protruding from the perineal midline and difficult urination. Differential diagnoses included cutaneous cyst, ectopic urinary bladder, and urethral diverticulum/dilatation. Several genitourinary aberrations were noted. A second, smaller (diameter, 1 ...
Perlmutter Steven - - 2002
Jackstone calculi are urinary tract stones that have a specific appearance resembling toy jacks. They are almost always composed of calcium oxalate dihydrate and may be found in the urinary bladder or rarely in the upper urinary tract. Their appearance on plain radiographs and computed tomography (CT) in human patients ...
Aki Hilal - - 2002
We report a case of granulocytic sarcoma of the urinary bladder, with no evidence of hematologic involvement. The patient was initially misdiagnosed and was treated with chemotherapy for transitional carcinoma grade 3. Despite this treatment, the clinical features of the patient progressed, and a repeated biopsy yielded the correct diagnosis. ...
Nayir Ahmet - - 2002
Because of the inadequacies of chemical methods for identifying urinary calculi, mineralogical methods have been developed, but these methods are sometimes time consuming and expensive. The aim of the study was to evaluate urinary calculi with binocular stereoscopic microscopy (BSM), X-ray diffraction (XRD), scanning electron microscopy (SEM), and biochemical methods ...
Abrahams Neil A - - 2002
Pulmonary hemangiomas are exceptionally rare in childhood and more so in infancy. They may involve the airways or the parenchyma, and may be localized or multifocal. We present two cases of pulmonary capillary hemangiomas. The first case is a localized form of capillary hemangioma that was resected from an 8-week-old ...
Uda Akiko - - 2002
We experienced two cases of neurogenic bladder in which clean intermittent catheterization (CIC) had been performed since early childhood. In both cases, CIC had not provided adequate voiding control and incontinence persisted. According to the Mitrofanoff Principle, we used the appendix as a catheterizable conduit, which was constructed to the ...
Bird Vincent G - - 2002
There are reports of a wide variety of foreign materials, placed purposefully or inadvertantly, that have been found in the lower urinary tract. Due to encrustatation, some of these objects may initially appear to be simple stones. A careful evaluation with an appropriate index of suspicion is needed to aid ...
Heckl Stefan - - 2002
We describe four patients with intraosseous cavernous hemangiomas of the skull which were localized supraorbitally, parietally (two cases), and occipitally. The diameter ranged from 15 mm to 25 mm. They presented with slowly growing mass, tender to pressure, with spontaneous pain, and with freely mobile skin above the cavernoma sites. ...
Poetke M - - 2002
Diffuse neonatal hemangiomatosis (DNH) is a rare disorder characterized by multiple cutaneous and visceral hemangiomas that usually presents in newborns and has a high mortality rate. While previously reported cases of DNH describe multiple cutaneous hemangiomas, we present a patient with a single hemangioma of the ear, who also had ...
Ansari M S - - 2003
Orthotopic neobladder reconstruction has become a standard procedure in patients undergoing radical cystectomy for invasive bladder cancer. In addition the known sequelae like nocturnal enuresis, need of self-intermittent catherisation and stricture at urethro or ureteroileal anastomosis, one of the most unfortunate event to happen is the recurrence of malignancy that ...
Haderer J M - - 2002
To re-examine the anatomy of the female urethra and related structures, three female pelves serially sectioned in sagittal, coronal or transverse planes, and four sets of transverse histological slides of female urethras, were studied. The observations were assembled, rendered as illustrations, and correlated with published works to present an overall ...
Ozdemir Ragip - - 2002
Intraosseous hemangiomas are benign lesions, occurring often in vertebra and skull. These lesions can present in the head and neck region being the next most common site with a predominance of mandible. There are approximately seventy intraosseous hemangiomas of mandible in literature reported to date. We present an intraosseous hemangioma ...
Smith C P - - 2002
The management of prolonged urinary retention following pubovaginal sling surgery typically involves transvaginal urethrolysis for anatomical urethral obstruction. Brubaker recently reported on urethral sphincter abnormalities as a cause of postoperative urinary retention following either Burch suspension or a pubovaginal sling procedure. We report a case of functional urethral obstruction and ...
Ng C S H - - 2002
Idiopathic Localised Bladder Amyloidosis is a rare cause of haematuria and urinary tract symptoms. A review of the literature highlights the varied presentations and the appropriate investigations for this condition, with emphasise on the exclusion of a secondary cause. In addition, the range of treatment options is fully discussed. Our ...
Bonacruz Kazzi G - - 2001
Bladder phaeochromocytoma in a child is very rare. In the case presented here, it was an incidental finding in the youngest child reported in the literature. The phaeochromocytoma was located at the right ureterovesical junction causing obstruction, resulting in hydronephrosis. The dilemma in the diagnosis and management of this challenging ...
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