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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 ...
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. ...
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.
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.
Pham Viet - - 2011
Although uncommon, bilateral peritonsillar abscess (PTA) may still present with symptoms found in unilateral cases but lack hallmark findings such as an asymmetric tonsillar bulge and uvular deviation. We present the case of an 18-year-old woman deemed to have a bilateral PTA based on physical examination and radiographic imaging. She ...
Turner Ryan C - - 2011
A large abscess of the posterior fossa often warrants surgical intervention. We report a case of a 50-year-old male presenting with a cerebellar abscess measuring 2.8 cm x 1.6 cm located in the left cerebellar hemisphere at the level of the middle cerebellar peduncle that was treated conservatively and successfully ...
Sarda Anil K - - 2011
Amoebic liver abscess is a common disease, especially in endemic areas, but it is a rare cause of inferior vena cava (IVC) obstruction, with only a few cases appearing in the literature. We report three cases of amoebic liver abscess complicated with obstruction of the IVC and which responded to ...
Al-Jundi S H - - 2011
The association between hypophosphatemic rickets (HR) and excessive periodontal breakdown was reported in mice models of HR. In humans, this is the first report of a possible association between HR and periodontal breakdown. The following presents a report of a case of a 15 yearold child diagnosed with HR at ...
Ruíz Plazas Xavier - - 2011
OBJECTIVE: To present the case and iconography of a rectoprostatic fistula as a form of presentation of a prostatic abscess and to review the literature on the diagnosis and treatment of this pathology. METHODS: 69-year-old male with multiple pathologic conditions who presents an orifice in the prostatic fossa on digital ...
Kraniotis Pantelis - - 2011
Myositis is a rare bacterial muscle infection. Involvement of the piriformis muscle has been rarely reported in the literature. In this report we describe a case of piriformis myositis due to Brucella melitensis, which to the best of our knowledge is the first such case presented in the literature. We ...
Susaníbar Napurí Luis Fernando - - 2011
To report two cases of prostatic abscess of difficult management and review the literature on diagnosis and management of this entity. METHODS /RESULTS: We describe two patients with prostatic abscess. The first one, a 73-year-old diabetic male, was treated using a more passive approach with percutaneous transrectal drainage; after a ...
Tahir Muhammad Z - - 2010
The authors report a rare case of extensive spinal epidural abscess in an immunocompromised young woman. The patient presented with low-grade fever, back pain, and progressive lower limb weakness. The MR imaging of her whole spine revealed an epidural abscess extending from C-1 to the sacrum. She was treated using ...
Stein M - - 2011
We present a patient with a solitary brainstem abscess caused by Haemophilus influenza type b (Hib) and Peptostreptococcus species. This is the first report of a Hib brainstem abscess in the English literature. Hib has been mainly associated with respiratory or nasal infections, and a few cases of intracerebral abscesses, ...
Soma David B - - 2011
This report describes a previously healthy adolescent male who developed a nasal septal abscess following trauma and subsequent multifocal arthritis with Group A Streptococcus requiring surgery and prolonged antibiotics. This sequence of events has not been previously described in the literature. This report highlights the importance of early recognition and ...
Acquaro Paola - - 2010
Abdominal wall actinomycosis is a rare disease frequently associated with the presence of an intra uterine device. We report on a case of a 47-year-old woman who had used an intrauterine device for many years and had removed it about a month prior to the identification of an abdominal wall ...
Byun Jung Lim - - 2010
Pyogenic liver abscesses are rare in children. In pediatric patients, altered host defences seem to play an important role. However, pyogenic liver abscess also occurs in healthy children. We experienced a case of pyogenic liver abscess in a healthy immunocompetent 10-year-old-girl. The patient presented two distinct abscesses: one subphrenic and ...
Gradoni P - - 2010
This report presents an extremely rare case of nasal septal abscess complicating acute sphenoiditis in a non-immunocompromised adult patient. A 56-year-old woman came to our emergency service with a 2 wk history of nasal obstruction, headache, and facial pain. A nontraumatic nasal septal abscess complicating acute isolated sphenoiditis was diagnosed. ...
Akbulut Sami - - 2009
Cloacogenic carcinoma (CC, basaloid carcinoma) generally occurs around the dentate line, rarely it can arise from the other sides of the colon. There are only 5 cases of CC located outside the anal canal in the literature. The first occurrence of a CC presents as intraabdominal abscess. We describe a ...
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