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Kaas Laurens - - 2012
Congenital dislocation of the radial head is rare, although it is the most common congenital anomaly of the elbow. A concomitant progressive cubitus valgus of the elbow has not previously been described in literature. We describe a case of an 8-year-old girl with an unilateral congenital radial head dislocation with ...
Kinger Arvind - - 2012
A 30-year-old female presented with a painless solitary swelling at right lateral border of tongue of 2-month duration. Fine-needle aspiration cytology was nonconclusive. Excision biopsy was done. Histopathology revealed cysticercosis cellulosae and parasite visualized in the slide with tongue muscles. Lingual cysticercosis is rare and therefore its literature is reviewed ...
Kimsey Lynn S - - 2012
The chrysidid genus Loboscelidia is reviewed and 11 new species are described, including Loboscelidia cinnamonea (Borneo), Loboscelidia fulgens (Viet Nam), Loboscelidia fulva (Thailand), Loboscelidia incompleta (India), Loboscelidia kafae (Borneo), Loboscelidia laminata (Viet Nam), Loboscelidia meifungae (Borneo), Loboscelidia nasiformis (Thailand), Loboscelidia nitidula (Thailand), Loboscelidia pecki (Viet Nam), and Loboscelidia sisik (Borneo). ...
Jima Daddi - - 2012
Routine malaria surveillance data is useful for assessing incidence and trends over time, and in stratification for targeting of malaria control. The reporting completeness and potential bias of such data needs assessment. Data on 17 malaria indicators were extracted from the Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response System database for July ...
Mashiah Jacob - - 2011
  Congenital erosive and vesicular dermatosis is a rare syndrome first described by Cohen et al in 1985. Most of the 18 cases published have been reported in premature newborns. Affected babies typically present with erosions and vesicles that tend to heal shortly after birth with reticulated scaring. We report an ...
Clothier Hazel J - - 2011
State-based adverse events following immunisation (AEFI) reporting systems in Australia demonstrate marked regional differences in surveillance methodologies and reporting rates. To improve AEFI services in Victoria, Surveillance of Adverse Events Following Vaccination in the Community (SAEFVIC) was established in 2007. SAEFVIC comprises a central reporting enhanced passive surveillance system integrated ...
Atla Bhagyalakshmi - - 2011
Congenital extraskeletal Ewing's sarcoma or peripheral primitive neuroectodermal tumor is an extremely uncommon and invariably fatal tumor. We report a case of extraskeletal congenital Ewing's sarcoma in a female fetus delivered at 34 weeks of gestation who died immediately after birth. In English literature, majority of cases of Ewing's sarcoma ...
Studemeister Alex - - 2011
A review of published cases and a recently managed patient is presented, which describes the clinical features of cytomegalovirus proctitis. About half of the reports describe sexually transmitted cytomegalovirus proctitis following anal intercourse, which typically presents with rectal bleeding and a mononucleosis-like syndrome. This condition resolves spontaneously and may be ...
Fakhraee Seyed Hossein - - 2011
Congenital absence of the nose or arhinia is a rare defect of embryogenesis often associated with other anomalies. Arhinia is a life-threatening condition that requires a highly skilled neonatal resuscitation team in the delivery room. The associated anomalies often have a significant effect on the immediate as well as long-term ...
Dorjsuren Gantsetseg - - 2011
Congenital self-healing reticulohistiocytosis is a rare, congenital, benign, self-healing variant of Langerhans cell histiocytosis. It usually appears as multiple papules or nodules; however, occurrence of the solitary type is very rare. We report on a case of solitary congenital self-healing reticulohistiocytosis in a 29-day-old girl who presented with a papule ...
McDonough Ryan J - - 2011
Congenital parenchymal lung malformations (CPML) are uncommon yet well-described fetal anomalies primarily identified in the pediatric population. They incorporate a spectrum of interrelated abnormalities that include congenital lobar hyperinflation, bronchogenic cyst, congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation, and lobar sequestration. We present a case of hemoptysis in a 38 year old male ...
Kitamura Akira - - 2011
Congenital factor V deficiency was first described by Owren in 1947.(1) It is thought to be transmitted by an autosomal recessive gene (q23-24)(2) found in 1 out of every 1 million population and usually with no gender or race correlation.(3) To date, ∼150 cases have been reported in the world ...
Sutton B J - - 2011
Leptomeningeal melanocytosis is a primary melanocytic lesion of the central nervous system that is characterized by diffuse melanocytic infiltration of the leptomeninges. It is seen almost exclusively in children with large congenital nevi and together the findings form a dermatologic syndrome known as neurocutaneous melanosis. We report a rare and ...
Zimmerman Laura A - - 2011
Background. The World Health Organization European Region has a goal for rubella elimination and congenital rubella syndrome (CRS) prevention. Although all Member States recommend a rubella-containing vaccine in their national immunization programs, rubella and CRS continue to occur, and surveillance quality varies throughout the region. Methods. To describe the status of regional ...
Arbesman Joshua - - 2011
  Circumscribed acral hypokeratosis is a disorder characterized by areas of erythematous depressed skin with distinct histopathological findings typically found on the palmar and plantar surfaces. Most patients are middle-aged women who report a multiyear history. We present an 10-year-old African American boy who had an asymptomatic, irregularly shaped erythematous ...
Savarese Eugenio - - 2011
Congenital shoulder dislocation is a rare condition. A review of the literature showed that 0.018-0.07% of newborns suffer from shoulder dislocations. There have been only few reports about this entity, clinic and radiologic features, treatment, and etiology of this condition remains unclear. We report a case of undiagnosed unilateral congenital ...
Ravichandran S - - 2011
Two parasitic cymothoidae (Crustacea, Isopoda) are reported parasitizing fishes Hemiramphidae in India. Ceratothoa angulata, found in the buccal cavity of its host, is reported for the first time from India. Mothocya plagulophora, a branchial species, already known from the Southwest coast, is now recorded from the Southeast coast of India. ...
Yucel Ahmet Fikret - - 2011
Congenital anomalies of the appendix are extremely rare. They are usually found incidentally during operations other than appendectomies. Congenital appendix diverticula are even less frequent. Congenital caeco-appendiceal fistulae have not been reported until today. Herein, we present real diverticula of the appendix with multiple caeco-appendiceal fistulae which, to our knowledge, ...
Albert Angelique - - 2011
OBJECTIVE: Paragangliomas of the sella are rare; 14 cases have been reported in the literature. We describe here the unique case of a sellar paraganglioma that extended into the orbit through the superior orbital fissure. We have also reviewed all reported cases of sellar paragangliomas to better define best management ...
Jain Vishesh - - 2011
An extremely rare case of congenital intrapericardial diaphragmatic hernia is presented. Since 1981, only 14 cases have been reported in the literature. A 5-year-old girl presented with dyspnea on exertion and easy fatigability. Computed tomography was suggestive of an anterior diaphragmatic hernia. Laparoscopy followed by successful open repair of hernia ...
Turan Ozden - - 2011
Congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation (CCAM) is a rare bronchopulmonary malformation characterized by loss of the normal pulmonary tissue. CCAM may be frequently associated with cardiac and renal anomalies. Rarely, CCAM may be seen with chromosome abnormalities. This is the first reported neonatal case of prenatally detected CCAM and postnatally diagnosed ...
Haessler S - - 2011
Clin Microbiol Infect 2011; 17: 572-574 ABSTRACT: Influenza infection most commonly affects the upper and lower respiratory tracts, but can involve extrapulmonary sites, including the myocardium. We report on a case of myocarditis caused by documented 2009 pandemic H1N1 influenza in a previously healthy adult, and review the literature on ...
Chon Soon-Ho - - 2011
Adenoid cystic carcinoma (ACC) arising from anatomic sites other than the salivary gland is rare and those occurring in the lung are extremely rare. When arising from the lung, the tumor generally arises from extrapulmonary bronchi, originating from bronchial glands. Primary ACC of the lung located peripherally within lung parenchyme ...
Sethi Ashwani - - 2011
We present the case report of a 10-year-old girl who presented to us with a painless swelling involving the left infraorbital region. The swelling was diagnosed to be tubercular in origin with erosion of the zygomatic, maxillary and frontal bones constituting the inferior and lateral walls of the left orbit. ...
Doggett J S - - 2011
J.S. Doggett, L. Strasfeld. Disseminated Mycobacterium genavense with pulmonary nodules in a kidney transplant recipient: case report and review of the literature. Transpl Infect Dis 2011: 13: 38-43. All rights reserved Abstract: We report a case of disseminated Mycobacterium genavense with pulmonary nodules in a kidney transplant recipient and review ...
Dzieniecka Monika - - 2011
Congenital epulis of newborn is very rare benign intraoral entity of uncertain ethiology. Histologically the lesion is similar to the granular cell tumour of an adult but immunohistochemical stainings prove their different origin. Treatment involves surgical excision, recurrences are rare.
Rabinowitz Michael P - - 2011
We report a case of orbital sarcoidosis with extraocular muscle and orbital fat involvement that did not respond to oral corticosteroid treatment, but was successfully treated with oral hydroxychloroquine. There were no side effects or disease recurrence. To our knowledge, anti-malarial therapy for isolated orbital sarcoidosis has not been reported ...
Li Xue-Zhong XZ Department of Otolaryngology, Qilu Hospital, Shandong University, Ji'nan 250012, China. - - 2011
Congenital choanal atresia is a relatively rare deformity, especially bilateral congenital choanal atresia. We report a case of bilateral congenital choanal atresia in a 22-year-old Chinese man, who was also diagnosed with congenital right accessory nasal deformity, osteoma of his left ethmoid sinus and congenital keratoleukoma of his right eye. ...
Elia Davide - - 2010
Heroin addiction may increase the risk of pulmonary involvement. We describe the case of a 23 year-old woman who was admitted to our unit for severe asthma attack non responsive to beta-2-agonists and acute respiratory failure, soon after heroin inhalation. The patient was successfully treated with non invasive positive pressure ...
Chen Yan-Bin - - 2010
Angiosarcoma is a kind of malignant tumors derived from vascular endothelial cell. Its incidence rate is very low. Pulmonary angiosarcomas are usually secondary tumors, and primary cases are less than 20 so far. Here we presented two cases of angiosarcoma involved the lung, and we only confirmed case 2 as ...
Hughes Michael - - 2011
We describe the case of a 79-year-old lady who developed pulmonary emboli on a background of active Wegener's granulomatosis (WG). The literature reports an increased association of venous thromboembolic disease and the small vessel vasculitides, including WG. This case report explores the issues surrounding systemic anticoagulation in the context of ...
Kraushaar Greg - - 2010
Minute pulmonary meningothelial-like nodules are common incidental pathologic findings but are sparsely described in the radiology literature. They are of uncertain origin and significance, but they can occasionally manifest as mild restrictive lung disease or as incidental micronodules on computed tomography. We present a case of multiple incidentally detected, randomly ...
Bali Rishi - - 2010
Congenital fibrous fusion of the jaws (synechiae) without any concomitant oral anomalies is a very rare malformation. Less than 40 cases have been documented in the literature. Early division of fibrous bands not only allows effective feeding but also prevents development of facial deformity. Here we present a case of ...
McDonald Elizabeth S - - 2010
Horseshoe lung is a rare congenital malformation in which the pulmonary parenchyma connects in the midline posterior to the pericardium and anterior to the aorta and esophagus. There have been 51 case reports in the world literature. About 80% of these have been associated with Scimitar syndrome, and most cases ...
Laksito M A - - 2010
The benefits and application of thoracoscopy with selective ventilation, as an adjunct to thoracotomy, in facilitating pleural exploration and lung lobectomy in two dogs are presented. Similar thoracoscopic-assisted procedures are commonly used in human patients because there is better exposure and they are technically less demanding than thoracoscopy alone, while ...
Tsai Ming-Ju - - 2010
Self-contained underwater breathing apparatus (scuba) diving is increasingly popular in Taiwan. There are few references in the literature regarding pulmonary hemorrhage as the sole manifestation of pulmonary barotrauma in scuba divers, and no study from Taiwan was found in the literature. We present the case of a 25-year-old man who ...
Chinen Katsuya - - 2010
Pulmonary tumor thrombotic microangiopathy (PTTM) is a rare clinicopathological entity causing severe pulmonary hypertension (PH). Its histological features include widespread tumor emboli of the small arteries and arterioles of the lung, associated with thrombus formation and fibrocellular and fibromuscular intimal proliferation. Although PTTM has drawn increased attention as a fatal ...
Tucker Joel - - 2010
Symptomatic deep venous thrombosis (DVT) after knee arthroscopy is a rare occurrence, especially in the ambulatory patient. In this report, we present an unusual case of pulmonary emboli in a young, active patient after arthroscopic treatment of an osteochondral defect via microfracture technique. We also review the current literature and ...
Miliaras D - - 2010
Herein we describe a case of a 52 year-old male from Greece who presented with a coin lesion in the right lung, which proved to be an infection from Dirofilaria immitis. A careful review of the literature shows that, contrary to the common perception, humans may be frequently infected by ...
McGuire Franklin - - 2010
This is a report of fatality immediately after administration of epoprostenol. The patient was previously diagnosed with CREST syndrome and associated interstitial lung disease. She developed worsening pulmonary hypertension and was clinically diagnosed with pulmonary veno-occlusive disease. The patient developed flash pulmonary edema and arrested after administration of low-dose epoprostenol ...
Disel U - - 2010
Fludarabine is a nucleoside analogue used in the treatment of low-grade lymphoproliferative disorders and in conditioning regimens of non-myeloablative allogeneic stem cell transplantation. This is a relatively safe drug for clinical use but may cause side effects, some of which may be life-threatening. Here a case of severe pulmonary toxicity ...
Schaeken N - - 2010
To report a case of intermittent palpebral oedema secondary to a cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leakage, following encephalocele surgery. A 9-year-old girl consulted with a history of intermittent swelling of the left upper and lower eyelid. The symptoms started at the age of one. As a relevant fact in her medical ...
Taide Devendra V - - 2010
This paper describes a rare case of a seven-month-old infant with right-sided congenital diaphragmatic hernia, who was found to have fusion of his herniated part of liver with lower lobe of right lung. The report describes clinical presentation and successful surgical management along with a review of the world literature.
Paramanathan Vinodan - - 2010
Spontaneous intraorbital hematoma is an uncommon clinical entity seen in ophthalmology practice. It is poorly represented in the literature. Current evidence attributes it to orbital trauma, neoplasm, vascular malformations, acute sinusitis, and systemic abnormalities. A 65-year-old female presented with spontaneous intraorbital hematoma manifesting as severe ocular pains, eyelid edema, proptosis, ...
Yu Hui - - 2009
In this study, we report three cases diagnosed with human T-cell lymphotropic virus type 1 (HTLV-1) and Sjögren’s syndrome (SS) who developed pulmonary complications. Radiologic and pathologic findings were evaluated. Although the histologic diagnosis was considered to be hypersensitivity pneumonitis in case 1, and discordant usual interstitial pneumonia (UIP) in ...
Kleinschmidt M C - - 2010
The case of a 37-year-old woman with an inflammatory pseudotumour of the lung is reported. Inflammatory pseudotumour of the lung is a rare disease predominantly occurring in younger patients. Because of its rarity as well as its usually unspecific clinical and radiological presentation, this disease constantly causes diagnostic and therapeutic ...
Khasnis Atul A - - 2010
Tumor necrosis factor inhibitors (TNFi) are being increasingly used for a wide range of indications. There are increasing reports of pulmonary toxicity related to the use of TNFi. In this review, we have attempted to synthesize the available literature regarding noninfectious complications related to TNFi use. We reviewed case reports, ...
Kim Sun-Hee - - 2011
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a multisystem inflammatory disease characterized by destructive synovitis and systemic extraarticular involvement. One of the most common pulmonary manifestations of RA is rheumatoid nodule. Spontaneous pneumothorax also very rare pulmonary finding and could be associated with pulmonary nodules. Antirheumatic drugs, methotrexate, leflunomide (LEF), infliximab and etanercept, ...
BoydKing Ayana - - 2009
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Diffuse interstitial pulmonary amyloidosis is a fatal disorder that is rare and often undiagnosed. There are many documented cases of diffuse interstitial amyloid occurring with systemic amyloid light-chain amyloid. We present an extraordinary case of localized interstitial amyloidosis, making our case the eleventh documented in the literature. ...
Vanschooneveld T - - 2009
This report describes the first case of vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus pneumonia complicated with empyema and lung abscess in an HIV patient and reviews previously published cases of Enterococcus pleuro-pulmonary infection. Our case highlights the rarity of this entity and reviews the risk factors for Enterococcus pleuro-pulmonary infections.
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