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O'Mahoney Paul R A PR Section of Colorectal Surgery, Department of Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, 525 East 68th Street, Box 172, New York, NY, 10065-4870, - - 2014
Cancers developing near the site of the ileoanal pouch anastomosis (IPAA) have been reported, but uncommonly in the ileal pouch mucosa itself. We present a recently encountered case of ileal pouch cancer and review the literature to examine the prevalence, risk factors, and natural history of ileal pouch adenocarcinoma as ...
Qing Li - - 2014
The presentation of a leukemoid reaction in cervical cancers is rare. A leukemoid reaction is defined as leukocytosis associated with a cause outside the bone marrow, with the white blood cell count (WBC) exceeding 50*109/L. Two cervical cancers presenting with leukemoid reactions were previously reported. However, the cancers in these ...
Bauer-Wu Susan S University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA - - 2014
Introduction: Tibetan medicine (TM) is a whole systems medical approach that has had growing interest in the West. However, minimal research, particularly with cancer, has been conducted. The purpose of this article is to provide an overview of TM and describe a clinical case review study to obtain preliminary evidence ...
Di Meglio Antonio - - 2014
Pelvic lymph nodes removed during radical retropubic prostatectomy for prostatic cancer can be found on pathological examination to harbor various unexpected pathologies. Among these, hematologic neoplasms are not infrequent. Given their frequently indolent clinical course, such neoplasms would likely have remained undiagnosed and non-life threatening. Despite this, the case we ...
Stuhec Matej M Department for Clinical Pharmacy, Psychiatric Hospital Ormoz, Ptujska Cesta 33, Ormoz, Slovenia, - - 2014
In this case report, we present an 83-year-old Caucasian immune-competent woman with Alzheimer's disease and organic personality disorder who developed auditory hallucinations when treated with two nitrofurantoin (NF) tablets (100 mg) every 12 h because of acute cystitis due to extended-spectrum-β-lactamase-positive Escherichia coli. An 83-year-old Caucasian woman with Alzheimer's disease developed auditory ...
Tiwari Shevya Manjri SM Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Nedlands, Western - - 2014
Abatacept is a novel biological agent that dampens the immune response by blocking the co-stimulation of T-cells, thus downregulating T-cell activation. It is currently approved for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (RA). The group of novel immunomodulatory agents, referred to as biologics, have now been used extensively, with established safety ...
Doeuk Celine C Resident Medical Officer, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Woolloongabba, Queensland, Australia. Electronic address: - - 2014
Angiosarcomas are rare but aggressive vascular cancers of endothelial cell origin. Characteristically, they have a high local recurrence rate and an early metastatic potential. They rarely migrate to the skeleton, and even more unlikely, they may originate in the bones of the face. We present a rare occurrence of a ...
Veruva Sai Y SY Implant Research Center, Drexel University, 3401 Market Street, Suite 345, Philadelphia, PA, 19104, - - 2014
Total disc replacement was clinically introduced to reduce pain and preserve segmental motion of the lumbar and cervical spine. Previous case studies have reported on the wear and adverse local tissue reactions around artificial prostheses, but it is unclear how design and biomaterials affect clinical outcomes. Which design and material ...
Resta G - - 2014
Splenic metastasis is extremely rare and are usually found in conjunction with metastasis of other organs. In addition, late recurrence even after 10 years of operation is very unusual. The most common sources of splenic metastasis are lung, colonrectal, melanoma, breast and ovarian carcinoma. We present a case of 67 ...
Viswanathan Prabha P Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, US Food and Drug Administration, Silver Spring, - - 2014
Hypoglycemia was not a previously known linezolid-associated adverse reaction. A case report describing symptomatic hypoglycemia in a linezolid recipient prompted a review of the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System which demonstrated a relationship between linezolid and hypoglycemia. A warning with this information was added to the linezolid package insert.
Sokol Kristin C KC Division of Allergy and Immunology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas. Electronic address: - - 2014
Patients with all forms of mastocytosis can experience urticaria, abdominal cramps, nausea, diarrhea, or hypotension due to release of mediators by mast cells. Patients with mastocytosis and Hymenoptera venom allergy can develop severe adverse reactions to Hymenoptera stings. In addition, patients with mastocytosis and on venom immunotherapy are at high ...
Lewis Trevor T Physiotherapy Department, Aintree University Hospital National Health Service Foundation Trust, University Hospital Aintree, Liverpool, United - - 2014
Context : Fluoroquinolone antibiotics have been used for several decades and are effective antimicrobials. Despite their usefulness as antibiotics, a growing body of evidence has accumulated in the peer-reviewed literature that shows fluoroquinolones can cause pathologic lesions in tendon tissue (tendinopathy). These adverse effects can occur within hours of commencing ...
Golder Su S Centre for Reviews and Dissemination (CRD), University of York, York, - - 2014
Research indicates that the methods used to identify data for systematic reviews of adverse effects may need to differ from other systematic reviews. To compare search methods in systematic reviews of adverse effects with other reviews. The search methodologies in 849 systematic reviews of adverse effects were compared with other ...
Liou Li-Syue LS Department of Family and Community Medicine, Tri-Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, - - 2014
Pancreatitis is a very rare adverse effect of quetiapine treatment, with only 5 cases of quetiapine-associated pancreatitis reported in the English literature to date. Herein, we report one patient who developed severe hypertriglyceridemia (>1000 mg/dL) after quetiapine administration, resulting in acute pancreatitis. An analysis of the underlying pathogenic mechanisms and ...
Basu Bishan - - 2014
Although cases of Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor (SSRI) induced akathisia have often been reported in literature, this adverse effect has not adequately been mentioned in major pharmacology textbooks. As a result, SSRIinduced akathisia is very frequently under-recognized. A review of literature showed that almost all frequently used SSRIs such as ...
Deb Shoumitro S Imperial College, London, - - 2014
The management of problem behaviours (PB) in individuals with intellectual disabilities (ID), developmental disabilities (DD) and/or autistic spectrum disorders (ASD) can be challenging. Antipsychotic medications are commonly prescribed where other strategies have failed. A systematic review (SR) was conducted to establish the research evidence for the efficacy of aripiprazole in ...
Uguz Faruk F Department of Psychiatry, Meram Faculty of Medicine, Necmettin Erbakan University, Konya, - - 2014
Edema is a rarely observed adverse effect of the usage of antidepressant, with only few case reports of peripheral edema in the literature. This report included 2 patients who presented with rapid weight gain related to edema after the use of venlafaxine and paroxetine alone. The adverse effects developed within ...
Rai Paul P Cheltenham General Hospital, Sandford Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL53 7AN, - - 2014
Avascular necrosis (AVN) of the scaphoid secondary to corticosteroid use is a rare entity. Previous reports in the literature refer to chronic steroid intake. We report a case secondary to low dose, short term use. AVN has a multifactorial cellular and genetic aetiology and most frequently affects the femoral head. ...
Gómez Gómez Enrique E Department of Urology, Reina Sofia University Hospital, Avenida Menendez Pidal s/n, 14004 Cordoba, - - 2014
Penis metastasis from prostate cancer is very rare, and its management varies from case to case as there are very few cases reported in the literature. We describe a patient with prostate cancer treated with radiotherapy and androgen deprivation therapy who presented with urethral bleeding as a symptom of anterior ...
Huang Tian-Bao TB Department of Urology, Shanghai Tenth People's Hospital, Tongji University, 301 Yanchang Road, Shanghai 200072, China ; Department of First Clinical Medical College, Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, Jiangsu 210029, - - 2014
This is a case report of a 67-year-old patient with distant metastasis of prostate cancer to the right ureter which caused hydronephrosis. At the beginning, both of the cytology of the morning urine and imaging findings were consistent with urothelial carcinoma. Nephroureterectomy was subsequently performed. Interestingly, the pathological examination of ...
Loh Tze Ling TL 0000-0002-6877-5414 Department of Surgery, St Vincent's Hospital, 390 Victoria Street, Darlinghurst, NSW 2010, - - 2014
Cutaneous carcinosarcoma is a rare malignancy that exhibits both mesenchymal and epithelial components. It is similar to nonmelanoma skin cancers in terms of risk and prognostic factors. However, these malignancies are known to have a propensity for local recurrence and metastasis, even with adequate resection margins. Here we report a ...
Park Hyun Bum HB Department of Internal Medicine, Chonnam National University Medical School, Gwangju, - - 2014
Solitary rectal ulcer syndrome (SRUS) is an uncommon benign disease that is misdiagnosed as malignancy or inflammatory bowel disease because of similarities in clinical and endoscopic manifestations. Furthermore, SRUS with ulcerative colitis (UC) is extremely rare. To date, two cases have been reported in the medical literature. We report an ...
Boufettal Houssine H Departement of gynecology and obstetric « C », Ibn Roshd Universitary Hospital of Casablanca, - - 2014
Primary cancer of the fallopian tube is very rare and their preoperative diagnosis is difficult due to the lack of specific symptoms. We report a case in a patient aged 42 years, discovered after abdominopelvic mass. Total surgery was performed, followed by platinum-based chemotherapy. The authors report a review of ...
Parvizi N N Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency, London, UK. Electronic address: - - 2013
To investigate the current situation concerning adverse incident reporting by members of the British Society of Interventional Radiology (BSIR). A survey of the members of the BSIR was conducted between November 2012 and January 2013. The survey contained questions on the reporting of adverse incidents and attitudes to the reading ...
Xie Jian-Xiang - - 2013
We report a rare case of montelukast sodium-induced hematuria in a 58-year-old female patient with allergic rhinitis. Renal function returned to normal after drug withdrawal. We reviewed 19 case reports of adverse reactions associated with montelukast sodium in mainland China and found that (1) 37% of patients were pediatric patients, ...
Li Yuan-Qing - - 2013
Gefitinib, a selective inhibitor of the epidermal growth factor receptor-tyrosine kinase, it's one of the most frequent drug-related adverse effects (AEs) reported in literature is dermatologic AEs. We report, a case of severe cutaneous adverse reactions induced by gefitinib as second-line treatment in a male patient with advanced non-small cell ...
Kocyigit Aysen - - 2013
Leukotriene receptor antagonists(montelukast) have been used for many years in the treatment of asthma both acute and chronic stages. They are accepted commonly as safe but mostly possible side effects are ignored. However, montelukast also could lead to important adverse reactions like hallucinations. In literature only 2 reports have been ...
Calapai G - - 2013
Cinnamon-flavoured products (toothpaste, chewing gum, food, candy and mouthwash) can cause oral adverse reactions; among these, the most common is contact stomatitis (cinnamon contact stomatitis, CCS). Signs and symptoms of contact allergic reactions affecting the oral mucosa can mimic other common oral disorders, making diagnosis difficult. As CCS may be ...
Wenzel Sabrina M - - 2013
The number of tattooed people has substantially increased in the past years. Surveys in different countries reveal this to be up to 24% of the population. The number of reported adverse reactions after tattooing has also increased including infections, granulomatous and allergic reactions and tumors. However, the case reports do ...
Jakubovic Baruch D BD Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, - - 2013
Methotrexate is a widely used medication with an array of recognized side effects. The present report describes a case of methotrexate-induced pneumonitis in a patient with psoriasis, and demonstrates the hallmark clinical and investigational findings that support this infrequently encountered diagnosis. The ensuing discussion reviews the pathogenesis, management and prevention ...
Colbert S D - - 2013
With the increasing use of hyaluronic acid-based injectable fillers for cosmetic enhancement a variety of adverse reactions are being reported in the literature. Although most adverse outcomes occur early we describe an interesting case study of a female presenting with granulomatous complications ten years postoperatively. To our knowledge this is ...
Harris Christy S - - 2013
Docetaxel-associated palmar-plantar erythrodysesthesia is rarely reported in literature, particularly when used in the treatment of sarcomas. Here, we report a case of docetaxel-related palmar-plantar erythrodysesthesia in a 28-year-old male with recurrent Ewing sarcoma. Although palmar-plantar erythrodysesthesia has been seen in the literature for 30 years, there has still been little ...
Golder Su - - 2013
An increasing amount of research and guidelines has been published on search methodology and the reporting of search strategies in systematic reviews. This research assessed whether this has lead to any improvements in the reporting and quality of searching in systematic reviews of adverse effects. All records within Cochrane Database ...
Dhakal A K AK Department of Pediatrics, KIST Medical College, Imadol, Lalitpur, Nepal. - - 2013
Ceftriaxone is a widely used antibiotic in pediatric clinical practice. Usually ceftriaxone is well tolerated and serious adverse effect like anaphylaxis is rare. We report a near fatal anaphylaxis reaction in a child after the first dose of intravenous ceftriaxone who revived successfully.
Choi In Young IY Department of Radiology, Ansan Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, Korea University, Republic of - - 2013
The trachea is an uncommon site of metastasis from colorectal carcinoma. A few cases have been reported in the literature, but these focused mostly on the clinical aspects without detailing radiologic and histologic findings. The authors describe a 70-year-old woman who was diagnosed with tracheal metastasis from a primary rectal ...
Lamb Michelle - - 2013
The observation of vomiting appears to be unique in the literature and supports its inclusion in published reports that include the long list of sildenafil's potential adverse effects.
Pereira da Silva Susana Sofia - - 2013
The literature on the effect of maltreatment has revealed several methodological problems of retrospective studies, such as the validity and stability of retrospective reports, which may be influenced by factors such as one's mental health at the time of the report. This study aims to assess the temporal stability of ...
Christoforidou Artemis - - 2013
INTRODUCTION: Sarcoidosis is a multisystem granulomatous disease of unknown etiology, occasionally presenting with signs and symptoms that occur within the head and neck. Recently, granulomatous reactions and cases of sarcoidosis have been reported in patients treated with anti-TNF agents. METHODS: This report describes a 56-year-old man who developed sarcoidosis in ...
Artunc Ulkumen Burcu B Obstetrics and Gynecology Department, School of Medicine, Celal Bayar University, 45030 Manisa, - - 2013
Placental chorioangiomas greater than 4 cm in diameter are rare placental tumors. They have adverse fetomaternal outcomes. We present our experience with two cases having a giant angioma and review the relevant literature.
Thorpe Stephen E SE School of Biological Sciences (Tamaki Campus), University of Auckland, Auckland, New - - 2013
Cheiloneurusflaccus (Walker, 1847) is reported from New Zealand for the first time.
Posadzki P P Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, Exeter, UK. - - 2012
The aim of this systematic review was to critically evaluate the evidence regarding the adverse effects (AEs) of homeopathy. Five electronic databases were searched to identify all relevant case reports and case series. In total, 38 primary reports met our inclusion criteria. Of those, 30 pertained to direct AEs of ...
Takeuchi Masato - - 2012
Intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) is currently the standard treatment for Kawasaki disease (KD). Although IVIG therapy is generally well tolerated, several minor adverse reactions have been reported. We report a patient with KD treated with IVIG, who developed a cutaneous reaction in the convalescent phase (approximately 10 days after therapy). We identified ...
Jacob Sony S South Carolina Center of Economic Excellence for Medication Safety and Efficacy, South Carolina College of Pharmacy, - - 2012
Thienopyridine-derivatives (ticlopidine, clopidogrel, and prasugrel) are the primary antiplatelet agents. Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) is a rare drug-associated syndrome, with the thienopyridines being the most common drugs implicated in this syndrome. We reviewed 20 years of information on clinical, epidemiologic, and laboratory findings for thienopyridine-associated TTP. Four, 11, and 11 ...
Sienaert Pascal A - - 2012
BACKGROUND: A transient but robust increase in prolactin levels during and after electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) has been shown repeatedly. Reports on menstrual disturbances during a course of ECT are scarce. METHODS: The case of a woman treated with ECT for depression that developed menstrual disturbances early in the course of ...
Aceti A - - 2012
We report the case of a female child with Down's syndrome affected by idiopathic pulmonary haemosiderosis (IPH), who was successfully treated with hydroxychloroquine. First-line conventional treatment of IPH is traditionally based on systemic corticosteroids; however, many steroid-sparing agents are being increasingly used as adjuncts to corticosteroids in children with recurrent ...
Posadzki Paul - - 2012
Aim: This systematic review was aimed at critically evaluating the evidence regarding the adverse effects associated with aromatherapy. Method: Five electronic databases were searched to identify all relevant case reports and case series. Results: Forty two primary reports met our inclusion criteria. In total, 71 patients experienced adverse effects of ...
Peters Nitin - - 2011
Epidural abscess after epidural catheterization is a rare complication. Neurological manifestations vary and the patient described here presented with complete paraplegia. He was managed by surgical decompression and did well postope-ratively. We present a case report and review of the literature of thoracic epidural abscess following catheterization for epidural analgesia ...
Lin Kueiyu Joshua - - 2011
PURPOSE: Incidence rate (IR) estimates for peptic ulcer disease (PUD) vary widely among studies. We conducted a systematic review to quantify and examine the discrepancies. METHODS: Of 4780 articles identified from PubMed and EMBASE databases, 31 published in the last three decades that had reported IRs of PUD in the ...
Rahamat-Langendoen Janette C - - 2011
Rahamat-Langendoen JC, van Vonderen MGA, Engström LJ, Manson WL, van Winkelhoff AJ, Mooi-Kokenberg EANM. Brain abscess associated with Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans: case report and review of literature. J Clin Periodontol 2011; doi: 10.1111/j.1600-051X.2011.01737.x. ABSTRACT: Introduction: Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans is considered a major pathogen in localized and generalized aggressive periodontitis. A. actinomycetemcomitans has ...
Hayashi Anri - - 2011
Abstract Brain abscesses caused by group A Streptococcus (GAS) are rare infectious diseases. In this report we present a case of brain abscess due to GAS infection occurring after milk tooth extraction in a healthy child. A literature review of previously reported cases is presented.
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