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Zhou Feng - - 2012
Ventriculoperitoneal (VP) shunt has become a popular operation to achieve cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) diversion, but is associated with many complications. Postoperative delayed intracerebral hemorrhage is a kind of rare but severe event, which has not thus far been reported in retrospective case analyses. Here we present two cases of delayed ...
Vaezi Alec A Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, - - 2011
To describe the clinical presentation, pathophysiology, and treatment of spontaneous cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leaks of the sphenoid bone, with an emphasis on a previously undescribed form in this location, in which CSF is trapped under the mucosa of the sinonasal cavity or in the soft tissue of the skull base. ...
Ferrari Daniele - - 2011
The authors report a series of 11 patients treated surgically by trochanteroplasty for septic arthritis of the hip at our institution from 1974 to 2010. Trochanteroplasty was indicated due to the absence of a valid alternative, and because it does not rule out the option of total hip arthroplasty at ...
Chhabra Lovely - - 2011
Himalayan P-waves are classically associated with congenital heart diseases with right to left shunt where they indicate a dilated right atrium and tend to be persistent. We report a case of transient Himalayan P-waves of 9-mm amplitude associated with a severe emphysema exacerbation. Patient had a normal right atrial size. ...
Chaves Eros S - - 2011
The objective of this case report is to review the clinical thinking, decision making, and actions of the authors, from the time of the first patient visit to the final esthetic outcome. Initial uncertainty led the authors to perform procedures that were believed to provide best outcomes or alternatives for ...
Karmegam Anand - - 2011
Tissue necrosis at the injection site of enoxaparin is a rare adverse effect. Most of the reported clinical course of this necrosis is uneventful. Here we review a case of tissue necrosis that developed after use of enoxaparin and required debridement followed by reconstructive surgery. Until now, such a case ...
Chaudhry Mohammed Suhail - - 2011
Primary lymphoma of bone is extremely rare. There are increasing reports of lymphoma arising in bone adjacent to metallic prostheses. Herein, we describe the case of a 76-year-old man who developed diffuse large B cell lymphoma in the tibia 3 years after total knee arthroplasty for osteoarthritis. A review of ...
Bhat Pookala S - - 2011
Self-mutilation, the deliberate destruction occurs in a variety of psychiatric disorders.Many methods of self-destructive behavior have been described in literature. Patients of schizophrenia are known to attempt self-harm due to command hallucination, catatonic excitement or because of associated depression, however severe glossal injury by biting has not been reported so ...
Zhang Mei - - 2011
An effective two step transformation of oridonin to 15,16-seco-ent-kaurane skeleton is reported. We also achieved the conversion of one intermediate to natural product rubescensin S and revised its structure as a 13S configuration although 13R is reported in the literature.
Ubukata Hideyuki - - 2011
We searched for cases of perforation of the gastric tube after esophagectomy for esophageal cancer by reviewing the literature. Only 13 cases were found in the English literature, and serious complications were seen in all cases, especially in cases of posterior mediastinal reconstruction. However, in the Japanese literature serious complications ...
Rustagi Tarun - - 2011
Collagenous gastroduodenitis is a rare histopathologic entity characterized by marked subepithelial collagen deposition with associated mucosal inflammatory infiltrate. Only 4 cases have been reported, of which 3 had associated collagenous colitis. Collagenous gastroduodenitis without colonic involvement is exceptionally rare with only 1 case reported so far in the literature. We ...
Sathappan Sathappan S - - 2011
There are previous case reports in the literature that describe total knee and total hip arthroplasty (THA) in below-knee amputees, but we could find no case reports on above-knee amputees (AKAs) who have severe osteoarthritis of the hip. We present a case involving an AKA who developed severe osteoarthritis of ...
Fraser Michael R MR - - 2011
Pseudopseudohypoparathyroidism (PPH) is a rare genetic disorder characterized by multiple musculoskeletal anomalies and normal serum calcium, phosphate, and parathyroid hormone levels. Although the musculoskeletal manifestations of PPH are well known, little has been reported on the management of orthopedic problems. We report a case of total knee arthroplasty (TKA) performed ...
Ben Abdelkrim Soumaya - - 2011
Atypical fibrous histiocytoma is a distinctive variant of cutaneous fibrous histiocytoma, which is often mistaken histologically for sarcoma and which have a tendency to recur locally and a capacity to metastasize, although very rarely. We report a new case of atypical cutaneous fibrous histiocytoma in a 31-year-old man who presented ...
Komatsu Teruya - - 2011
We report a case of post-pneumonectomy right to left shunting via patent foramen ovale (PFO) and bronchopleural fistula (BPF). Although the latter complication is well-known following pneumonectomy, the former is quite rare. In terms of post-pneumonectomy complications, no case has been reported, in which right to left shunting via PFO ...
Kruse Astrid L - - 2010
Fibromatosis is an aggressive fibrous tumor of unknown etiology that is, in some cases, lethal. Until now, there has been no particular classification for the head and neck. Therefore, the aim of the present study was to review the current literature in order to propose a new classification for future ...
Chan Heidi P HP Department of Dermatology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143-0989, USA. - - 2010
These days, most celebrities--young and old--have their hair highlighted. That is why it is not surprising that even the youth have their hair highlighted as they emulate their favorite actors, unaware of the harmful consequences of this unsafe procedure. Hair highlighting involves decolorizing melanin pigments of select hair strands through ...
Romich Tarin J - - 2010
This is a case of a 59-year-old man found with extensive second to fourth degree thermal burns found lying on the ground several feet from a vehicle used as his domicile. Autopsy revealed extensive loss of soft tissue and fragmentation of bone, mostly to the trunk region, with partial sparing ...
Hayanga Awori J - - 2010
Paraneoplastic pemphigus is a rare cause of acute diffuse blistering in the adult patient. It commonly presents with subepidermal blistering, epidermal necrosis, and symptoms of mucosal irritation, such as conjunctivitis and vaginal ulceration. Because of its rarity, it is frequently misdiagnosed as Stevens-Johnson syndrome or toxic epidermal necrolysis. In this ...
Park Ji-Eun - - 2010
The aim of this review was to identify adverse events of moxibustion as reported in the medical literature. Computerised literature searches were carried out in 14 databases. All articles reporting adverse effects of any type from moxibustion in humans were included, regardless of study design and publication language. The related ...
Alwan Haidar - - 2010
Plasmacytomas of the head and neck are rare tumors characterized by a monoclonal proliferation of plasma cells. Very few cases of plasmacytoma of the tongue base have been reported. We present a new case of extramedullary plasmacytoma of the tongue base, we discuss its diagnosis and management, and we review ...
Chiang Yuan-Cheng - - 2011
Chemical burn under pneumatic tourniquet caused by povidone-iodine is an iatrogenic injury and is rarely reported in the literature. It is even rarer in paediatric cases. We report a case of 2-year-old female patient who underwent excision and reconstruction of bilateral radial polydactylies. She was found with chemical burns over ...
Lindford Andrew J - - 2010
The purpose of this study is to review the management and running of the Helsinki Skin Bank between the years 2001 and 2008. Further aims were to assess the microbiological safety of the glycerol-preserved allograft skin and analyse its clinical use. The files of the Helsinki Skin Bank were reviewed ...
Parikh Mehul - - 2010
Most gastric polyps have an asymptomatic presentation and are an incidental finding on upper endoscopy. Symptomatic presentations can range from an ulcerated polyp leading to anemia and occult bleed to complete gastric outlet obstruction. We report a case of an 89-year-old woman who presented with postprandial nausea and early satiety. ...
Kebudi Rejin - - 2011
Rhabdomyosarcomas are the most common soft tissue tumors in children. Head and neck is one of the most frequently affected site. Within the nonparameningeal, nonorbital head and neck region, rhabdomyosarcomas of the tongue are very rare. We present a 2-year-old boy diagnosed with rhabdomyosarcoma of the tongue. The child was ...
Parker Joshua R - - 2010
Toxic epidermal necrolysis is a rare disease that is most often drug-induced but can be of idiopathic origin. We present a case that originated at the site of a cigarette burn to the forearm and review the key elements of physical exam findings and management of this life-threatening dermatological condition, ...
Kuo Elbert - - 2010
Subcutaneous air of the face and neck can be seen after trauma to the lungs, airway, and esophagus. We present a case of a 29-year-old with recurrent subcutaneous air of the face and neck with minimal pneumomediastinum. In this report, we discuss the workup of this patient and review the ...
Ceyhan Ali Murat - - 2010
Erythromelalgia is a rare chronic disorder characterized by intense burning pain, redness, swelling and increased skin temperature. It occurs primarily in the feet, but may also involve the hands, face and ears. Warming of the extremity or placing and maintaining the extremity in a dependent position can exacerbate symptoms. These ...
Cross Michael B - - 2010
With the improvements in flexible instrumentation, hip arthroscopy is being increasingly used to treat a variety of hip pathology, including labral tears. However, up to this point, there has not been a case report of an anterior and a posterior labral tear successfully repaired arthroscopically. We present a case report ...
Orchowski Lindsay - - 2010
Reflectivity has been described as the cyclical process whereby individuals engage in a critical evaluation of their affective, cognitive, and behavioral experiences to produce insight and fundamental shifts in their original beliefs. Developing reflectivity in supervisees is one of the most challenging, yet important, responsibilities of clinical supervisors, given its ...
Crosby Sondra S - - 2010
OBJECTIVES/HYPOTHESIS: To increase awareness of torture among otolaryngologists, and to describe methods and complications of head and neck torture. STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective review. METHODS: Five cases of survivors of torture were evaluated in an otolaryngology practice in an urban hospital setting. RESULTS: The subjects presented with widely variable symptoms and ...
Oguz Haldun - - 2010
Necrotizing fasciitis (NF) is a potentially fatal soft-tissue infection characterized by rapidly progressive necrosis of subcutaneous tissue and superficial fascia. NF of the head and neck is a rare clinical entity, and it must be carefully differentiated from less severe conditions. Factors such as delayed treatment, inappropriate treatment, host debilitation, ...
Viswanatha Borlingegowda - - 2010
Kimura disease is an uncommon chronic, benign, inflammatory condition of unknown etiology. It occurs endemically in Asia and sporadically in the West. Because it often imitates neoplastic or inflammatory processes of the head and neck, otolaryngologists and head and neck surgeons should be aware of its clinical presentations. In this ...
Milton Rebecca - - 2010
Chemical assault is a significant problem throughout the world, resulting in disfigurement, sometime blindness or vision impairment, and constituting a major economic burden on otherwise overwhelmed health services in developing countries. Two representative cases are presented here. One involved domestic spouse abuse with an acid and the second involved a ...
Lund Jared J - - 2010
Hair highlighting procedures are very common throughout the world. While rarely reported, potential adverse events to such procedures include allergic and irritant contact dermatitis, thermal burns, and chemical burns. Herein, we report two cases of female adolescents who underwent a hair highlighting procedure at local salons and sustained a chemical ...
Harenberg Patrick S PS Department of Hand, Plastic, and Reconstructive Surgery Burn Center; BG Trauma Center Ludwigshafen, Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Ludwig-Guttmann, Ludwigshafen, - - 2010
Case report and review of the current literature about febrile ulceronecrotic Mucha-Habermann disease (FUMHD). Review of our patient's medical records and of the current literature. The FUMHD is a rare and potentially lethal type of pityriasis lichenoides et varioliformis acuta. It is characterized by the sudden onset of ulceronecrotic skin ...
Wain Richard A J RA Department of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Royal Preston Hospital, Preston, Lancashire, United - - 2010
To highlight the case of a sports-related alkali burn due to a common household chemical and emphasize the importance of a detailed medical history in chemical burns patients. A single-patient case study is presented along with references from existing literature. Alkaline burn injuries associated with sports have previously been described ...
Beauthier V - - 2010
Humeral head chondrolysis and osteonecrosis of the glenoid have been reported; however, there is no report to date about humeral head osteonecrosis following arthroscopic shoulder procedure. We report a case of osteonecrosis of the humeral head following arthroscopic rotator cuff repair what we believe is probably secondary to disruption of ...
Luo D Q - - 2009
Aquagenic syringeal acrokeratoderma (ASA) is a rare acquired disorder that develops predominantly in young women. It is clinically characterized by a burning sensation and whitish discolouration on the hands and rarely on the soles after brief immersion in water, which resolves within a short time after drying. Topical aluminium chloride ...
Chatterjee S - - 2009
Cytomegalovirus (CMV) colitis is rarely reported in the immuno-competent adult and is often associated with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), particularly ulcerative colitis (UC).  An index of suspicion in the appropriate setting is vital to diagnosing the condition. Undiagnosed CMV colitis has a significant morbidity.  A review of the natural history ...
Seo Jong Keun - - 2009
Malignant neoplasms arising in burn scars are well known. In previous literature, 25 cases of burn scar sarcomas were reported. However, dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans is very rare and only two cases have been reported. A 43-year-old Korean man presented with multiple erythematous clustered plaques and nodules and a skin-colored subcutaneous mass ...
Atzeni Matteo - - 2009
Melanoma arising in a burn scar is very uncommon. We report a recent case of a female patient in whom two different melanomas arose on a wide back burn scar at different times, focusing attention on three different potential risk factors for melanoma the patient had: sunburns, laser therapy on ...
Yacovino Dario A - - 2009
This article describes the clinical features of anterior semicircular canal benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (AC-BPPV) and a new therapeutic maneuver for its management. Our study was a retrospective review of cases from an ambulatory tertiary referral center. Thirteen patients afflicted with positional paroxysmal vertigo exhibiting brief positional down-beating nystagmus in ...
Schnell Lucas G - - 2009
Marjolin's ulcers, or malignancy originating from burn scars, have been recorded in the literature since the first century AD (Ozek et al. Marjolin's ulcers arising in burn scars. J Burn Care Rehabil 2001;22:384-9). The majority of cases of Marjolin's ulcers occur in primary burn scar sites with few reported cases ...
Ha J - - 2009
Candidemia in the pediatric burn population poses a management dilemma due to the paucity of good clinical data to guide treatment decisions. Whilst candidemia is less common than bacteremia in pediatric burns patients, it is associated with significant morbidity and mortality. We report a case of candidemia in an infant ...
Falleti J - - 2009
The authors report a case of soft tissue chondroma of the masseter muscle in a 49-year-old man. The tumour was entirely composed of lobules of hyaline cartilage. The literature on head and neck soft tissue chondroma is also reviewed. To the authors' knowledge, this is the first case of muscular ...
Gaur Shobhana - - 2009
Erythromelalgia is a rare disorder characterized by episodic erythema and burning pain, which commonly involves the extremities. We present a case of late onset erythromelalgia in a previously healthy young woman and briefly review the literature. Our patient's case also has additional uncommon features not reported previously. A 33-year-old previously ...
Cohen Sarit - - 2009
Toxic epidermal necrolysis is a rare exfoliative disorder with a high mortality rate. We present a 70-year-old woman of Iranian descent who presented with toxic epidermal necrolysis that was initially diagnosed as a scald burn. Further anamnesis prompted by spread of the lesions during hospitalization revealed that the patient had ...
Asha Mohammed - - 2009
Renal cell carcinoma is reported to have potent angiogenic activity with a high microvascular density in both primary and metastatic sites compared with other adenocarcinomas. Angiogenesis can lead to the formation of abnormal arteriovenous shunts that can, in patients with peripheral vascular disease, result in worsening of the degree of ...
Gurevich M - - 2008
Idiopathic avascular necrosis of first metatarsophalangeal head in child is unique condition not described in literature in past exlude one case. It seems to be part of avascular bone necrosis syndromes, like Freiberg disease, Sever disease etc. and the same principles of treatment are appropriate in AVN of 1st MTT ...
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