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Feltes Carlos H - - 2004
This case report presents a newborn baby girl, who was diagnosed at birth with a mid-cervical meningocele. Further radiographic workup by MRI revealed co-existing thoracic diplomyelia and bilateral tethered cords. At birth the patient was found to be neurologically intact. Surgery was performed at 4 months of age, the patient ...
Collison Patrick J - - 2003
This case report details the clinical manifestation and course of glandular tularemia, an uncommon but significant cause of cervical lymphadenopathy in children. We discuss the unique attributes of this disease along with appropriate steps that lead to early identification of the organism and effective treatment. The potential use of the ...
Behtash Nadereh - - 2003
OBJECTIVES: Sarcoma botryoides rarely arises in the uterine cervix. It usually presents in the adolescent age group. The peak incidence is in the second decade. A combined modality approach to treating rhabdomyosarcoma (RMS) has markedly improved survival. We present two cases of cervical RMS. One of them had a very ...
Jea Andrew - - 2003
Lymphangiomatosis of the bone is rare. The axial as well as appendicular skeleton may be affected. Neurosurgical consultation may be called for several reasons: (1) lesions involving the calvarium and/or spine; (2) nondiagnostic biopsies from more accessible and less morbid locations, and (3) persistent CSF leak and/or recurrent meningitis. Thus, ...
Yano Tomonori - - 2003
STUDY DESIGN: A case report. OBJECTIVES: To report a rare case of a 27-year-old female with ossification of yellow ligament at the lower lumbar spine presenting radiculopathy with a drop foot. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA: The majority of cases of ossification of yellow ligament occur at the lower third of ...
Shanbhag S - - 2003
The aim was to determine the association between the subtypes of borderline nuclear changes (BNC) in cervical smears and high-grade cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (HCIN). BNC was reported in 23236 smears received in our laboratory over a 7-year period, 3278 patients were referred for colposcopy. Analysis was restricted to 2007 cases, ...
Balmelli C - - 2003
Oral gonococcal infection is an uncommon but well-described manifestation of gonococcal infection, usually described as pharyngitis in the literature. Tonsillitis is much rarer and its role in the clinical presentation in oral gonorrhea is less clear. We describe a case of oral gonorrhea presenting with tonsillitis and a discrete cervical ...
Windsor Robert E - - 2003
OBJECTIVE: The objective of this paper is to review the literature of cervical transforaminal injections, resulting complications, and to suggest a safe technique. METHODS: A systematic review of the literature was performed. Both the MEDLINE and EMBASE databases were searched for any article relating to cervical epidural injections, cervical transforaminal ...
Rose Kevin A - - 2003
BACKGROUND: Manipulative treatment for ankylosing spondylitis is a controversial subject, and no literature on using this therapy for advanced cases with fusion of the spine could be found. OBJECTIVE: To discuss the case presentation of a patient with advanced ankylosing spondylitis who was treated with chiropractic manipulation and mobilization. Clinical ...
Evidente Virgilio Gerald H - - 2003
Six cases representing the most commonly encountered movement disorders-restless legs syndrome with periodic limb movements, tics, myoclonus, chorea, essential tremor, and cervical dystonia-are presented. Discussion of each case focuses on a practical approach to recognizing the important clinical features of each movement disorder as well as the current therapeutic options. ...
Deussing Eric C - - 2003
BACKGROUND: Invasive fibrosclerotic lesions of the head and neck outside of the thyroid and orbit are extremely rare. To date 13 cases of sclerosing cervicitis have been described in the literature. METHODS: We present a case of a sclerosing inflammatory lesion encountered at the skull base in a 49-year-old woman. ...
Khan Shah Alam - - 2003
STUDY DESIGN: A case of cervical cord compression in an elderly lady with Hurler's syndrome is reported. OBJECTIVE: To report the occurrence of cervical cord compression in a 56-year-old patient of Hurler's syndrome, making her the oldest patient with Hurler's. The case report also highlights the appropriate management that could ...
Pisal Narendra - - 2004
A 34-year-old woman was diagnosed to have a high-grade cervical intraepithelial neoplasia and was treated by large loop excision of the transformation zone. Histology of the excised cone confirmed the diagnosis but also showed evidence of vasculitis of medium-sized vessels of the cervix. The woman was referred to a physician ...
Arai Motomi - - 2003
We report two cases of pharyngeal-cervical-brachial (PCB) variant of Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS). The patients developed dysphagia and weakness of the neck and arms subsequent to Campylobacter jejuni infection. Oropharyngeal palsy recovered poorly. Electrophysiological findings demonstrated axonal conduction failure. Anti-GD1a immunoglobulin G (IgG) antibody was detected in one case, and anti-GM1b ...
Prepageran Narayanan - - 2003
Cervical rib is a congenital phenomenon that usually occurs in association with upper-limb neurovascular symptoms. The presence of a cervical rib displaces the great vessels that cross the thoracic outlet superiorly and proceed into the neck. We report an unusual case of iatrogenic hemorrhage during a tracheostomy in a patient ...
Gow Alex M - - 2003
There are many reported cases of cervical abrasion/erosion cavities in the literature with various theories offered in support of their pathogenesis. The vast majority of these cases involve the labial cervical regions of the affected teeth. This case report describes an unusual dental presentation of severe lingual cervical and interproximal ...
Missori P - - 2003
Progressive quadriparesis in adolescents suffering from cervical stenosis is a very rare entity. Only three cases have been reported in the literature. We report our own case of progressive quadriparesis in a young patient suffering from cervical stenosis, the first to be documented with pre- and postoperative magnetic resonance imaging.
A. Chakravarty, A. Bhargava, ...
A 22 years old girl had features of optic pathway glioma, scoliosis, Chiari type 1 malformation and cervical syringomyelia. She had no cutaneous lesions.We considered this combination to be more than coincidental and argue in favour of considering the case as a variant form of Neurofibromatosis type 1. The relevent ...
Liang H - - 2003
OBJECTIVES: The objectives of this study were to report four cases of multiple idiopathic cervical root resorption and to systematically review the literature on this condition. METHODS: The clinical and radiographic findings and the medical/dental histories of four patients who presented with multiple idiopathic cervical root resorption were recorded. Additionally, ...
Bhatnagar Kunwar P - - 2003
Bilateral ganglionic masses, likely representing fused superior and middle cervical sympathetic ganglia, were found in the mid-neck region of a cadaver during routine dissection. The displacement of the superior cervical ganglion from its normal location is a striking anomaly that does not appear to have been reported earlier. This observation ...
Suzuki Tetsuya - - 2003
STUDY DESIGN: A case report of nontraumatic acute complete paraplegia resulting from cervical disc herniation. OBJECTIVES: To describe a rare case of nontraumatic paraplegia resulting from enlargement of a herniated disc in the cervical spine and to outline appropriate management of a patient with severe spinal cord compression secondary to ...
Martínez-Lage Juan F - - 2003
INTRODUCTION: Lumbar disc herniation is a common condition in adults, uncommon in adolescents and exceptional below the age of 10 years. CASE REPORT: We report on a 6-year-old boy who presented with low-back pain and sciatica after having sustained an injury in a rear-end automobile accident. Due to our limited ...
Lalaoui K - - 2003
To determine the types of human papillomaviruses (HPV) in northern Morocco, information which is needed for the design and use of HPV vaccines, we have analysed 129 cervical biopsies from this region. In our study, 91 cases were HPV positive, 45 cases had HPV-16 DNA, and 20 cases had HPV-18 ...
Kuoppamäki Mikko - - 2003
We describe 5 cases with a rare combination of young-onset, slowly progressive cerebellar ataxia and cervical dystonia. Two were sporadic, whereas the other 3 were familial, including 2 from one family. The age of onset of these cases was between 16 and 37 years. The presenting symptom was cervical dystonia ...
Arikan Osman Kürşat - - 2003
In this report, we describe a 57-year-old woman with oropharyngeal tularemia who presented with tonsillopharyngitis and cervical lymphadenitis. Clinical and radiological manifestations and histopathological characteristics of this disease are discussed with a review of the world literature. The oropharyngeal form of tularemia should be considered in the differential diagnosis of ...
Chae Sung Won - - 2003
BACKGROUND: Cervical sparganosis is rare, and its rarity makes it difficult to be distinguished from tumors. A case of cervical sparganosis is reported. METHODS AND RESULTS: An 80-year-old man was initially seen with a painless lateral neck mass for 3 months, which was initially diagnosed as cervical lymphadenopathy. Laboratory studies ...
Cakirer S - - 2003
Chiari III malformation is an extremely rare anomaly, which is characterized by the herniation of posterior fossa contents, i.e., cerebellum, brain stem and fourth ventricle, and in some cases upper cervical spinal cord through a low occipital and/or upper cervical osseous defect. We report different presentations of Chiari III malformation ...
Masuda Kazuhiro - - 2003
Atlantoaxial subluxation resulting in cervical myelopathy in patients with Down syndrome has been well documented. The risk of cervical myelopathy is reported to decrease with age, and reports of adult-onset cases are limited. We report an adult patient with Down syndrome who developed cervical myelopathy and was successfully treated by ...
Roblin P - - 2002
Anterior midline cervical anomalies, excepting thyroglossal tract abnormalities, are rare. Two unusual and almost identical cases of an anomalous congenital tube connecting the chin to the upper sternum are described; only one previous similar report exists in the literature. In all three cases, the tubes occurred as isolated anomalies in ...
Amesse Lawrence S - - 2002
Giant cervical polyps are rare entities, with only 8 reported cases in the international literature (MEDLINE 1966-2002). Of these cases, only one has been described in the pediatric population. There has been no report of a giant cervical polyp occurring in the older, although early, adolescent period. The discovery of ...
Buxton N - - 2002
This short paper illustrates a case with cervical myelomeningocoele, a Chiari malformation (CM), hydrocephalus (HC) and cervical syringomyelia treated by neuroendoscopic third ventriculostomy (NTV) with resolution of both the hydrocephalus and the syrinx. Two similar cases are discussed. The technique is advocated for the treatment of such complex dysraphic conditions.
Newton Christopher L - - 2002
We report an unusual, life-threatening complication of producing fulminant cervical necrotizing fasciitis in a previously healthy 2-year-old girl. We reviewed the literature for necrotizing fasciitis in children and its morbidity, mortality, and treatment. This case illustrates the necessity of prompt recognition and aggressive management in patients presenting with cervical necrotizing ...
Chakravarty A - - 2002
A 22 years old girl had features of optic pathway glioma, scoliosis, Chiari type 1 malformation and cervical syringomyelia. She had no cutaneous lesions. We considered this combination to be more than coincidental and argue in favour of considering the case as a variant form of Neurofibromatosis type 1. The ...
Hirai Kouzo - - 2004
INTRODUCTION: Complete occlusion of the cervical canal following conization is an uncommon complication. CASE REPORT: We encountered a case in a woman with lactation amenorrhea who after conization to treat cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) 3 developed hematometra and did not resume menstruation. This case was diagnosed early by ultrasonic tomography ...
Ishikawa Eiichi - - 2002
We describe a case of a 70 year old man suffering from sudden weakness of the left foot. Preoperative neuroimaging examinations showed an oval mass 2 cm in maximal diameter with intratumoral hemorrhage at the seventh cervical vertebra. The mass was supplied by the right lateral thoracocervical artery and was ...
Cameron R I - - 2002
AIMS: Preinvasive endocervical glandular lesions, termed cervical glandular intraepithelial neoplasia, are increasing in incidence. The distinction of cervical glandular intraepithelial neoplasia from benign mimics, especially tubo-endometrial metaplasia, endometriosis and microglandular hyperplasia, can be difficult. This study investigates the value of immunohistochemical staining with MIB1, bcl2 and p16 in the distinction ...
Molloy Sean - - 2002
Osteoid osteoma is seen less commonly in the vertebral body than in the posterior elements of the spine. To the authors' knowledge, this is only the second reported case of an osteoid osteoma affecting the body of the axis. The patient described in this report presented with the classic symptomatology ...
Leone Antonio - - 2002
Chordomas arising from the low cervical spine have been reported rarely. This case report expands the knowledge of chordomas of the low cervical spine by reporting the clinical, radiological, and pathological findings of a case of chordoma arising from C6 vertebra in a 61-year-old man presenting with left Horner's syndrome. ...
Haldeman Scott - - 2002
BACKGROUND CONTEXT: The growing recognition of cervical manipulation as a treatment of neck pain and cervicogenic headaches has lead to increased interest in potential complications that may result from this treatment approach. Recent surveys have reported that many neurologists will encounter cases of vertebral artery dissection that occur at various ...
De Moor Roeland J G - - 2002
Case reports on cervical root resorption in patients with complete cleft of the lip and palate are scarce. Moreover, cervical root resorption is sometimes diagnosed several years after a combined orthodontic and surgical therapy in patients with cleft. In this article a review of the literature is presented, and a ...
Leong L - - 2002
INTRODUCTION: Osteochondroma of the cervical spine is an uncommon bony tumour. CLINICAL PICTURE: We present a case which was misdiagnosed as a posterior cervical lymph node. The patient presented with a tender neck lump and was seen by two surgical departments. They eventually diagnosed it as an osteochondroma and referred ...
Akay K M - - 2002
A 5-year-old male child who had undergone orthopedic surgery for foot deformities three years prior presented to the outpatient clinic with a complaint of flexion restriction in both hands. The radiological evaluation of the patient showed C3-4 spondyloptosis. Halo traction was placed and posterior and anterior spinal fusions were performed ...
Mupparapu M - - 2002
Although Limbus vertebra is not an uncommon radiological finding in an adult, it is a rare finding in the child or adolescent. The most common site for the presence of Limbus vertebra is the mid-lumbar region and less commonly occurs in the mid cervical region. It is a defect (tiny ...
Bayramoğlu M M Boşkent University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation , 16. Sokak No: 11 06490 Bahçelievler, Ankara , - - 2002
Abstract Enthesopathy and ligament calcification may occur in both the degenerative and inflammatory types of diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis and ankylosing spondylitis. Despite their fairly frequent occurence in rheumatic disease care settings, few reports of their presence in the same patient have appeared in the literature. In this report, we ...
Cimen Ozlem Bölgen - - 2002
The case of a 36-year old man with Behçet's disease (BS) for 16 years had low back pain and stiffness in the cervical and lumbar spine. He was diagnosed as having ankylosing spondylitis (AS). In this report we wish to emphasize the clinically occult co-existence of AS in BS and ...
Sheehan Jason P - - 2002
Cysticercosis is the most common parasitic infection of the central nervous system. It infrequently affects the spine, but when it does, it can present with symptoms similar to other more common spinal diseases. The authors present a case of isolated intramedullary cysticercosis of the cervical spine and review the literature.
Sharma M C - - 2002
BACKGROUND: The aim of this study was to evaluate clinical, radiological and pathological features of vertebral osteochondromas with compressive myelopathy and to review the relevant English literature. Osteochondro-mas are common benign bony lesions of long bones but involvement of spine by solitary osteochondroma and its presentation as compressive myelopathy is ...
Dorenbeck U - - 2002
A case of rare calcification of the tentorium cerebelli, the thoracal dura mater of the spine, and the sclera in an adult male patient with tertiary hyperparathyroidism is presented. The often reported feature in the skull is that of a combination of osteopenia and osteosclerosis giving a granular bone texture. ...
Sirvanci Mustafa - - 2002
The purpose of this article is to report two cases of pedicular stress fracture of the lumbar spine, which is an uncommon cause of low back and leg pain. The relevant literature is reviewed and features of the cases that differ from those already reported are highlighted. One of our ...
Ochiai Hidenobu - - 2002
Cervical compressive myelopathy patients sometimes show localized girdle sensation in the mid trunk (so-called false localizing sign). This symptom often confuses physicians, but the clinical features and mechanism of this symptom are still unclear. We investigated the clinical features and possible mechanism. In each of five cases of cervical compressive ...
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