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Ginori A - - 2013
Ectopic pancreas is defined as pancreatic tissue outside the normal location without connection to the normal pancreas. It occurs throughout the gastrointestinal tract, most commonly in the stomach (25-60%), followed by the duodenum (25-35%) and jejunum (16%). It may develop the same pathological changes of a normal pancreas such as ...
O'Niel Mallory B - - 2013
OBJECTIVE: The goal of this study is to describe a unique finding of ulcerative lesions of the larynx in two pediatric patients presenting with prolonged acute laryngotracheitis and compare to previously described reports to determine the typical clinical picture, need for intervention, and management model. METHODS: We present two cases ...
Tan Char Loo - - 2013
We present three cases of gastrointestinal muco-submucosal elongated polyps, two located in the duodenum and one in the descending colon. All three cases had a characteristic, "worm-like" endoscopic appearance and were lined by unremarkable mucosa. The vascular component was located in the submucosa and was composed of a mixture of ...
Peixoto Renata D'Alpino - - 2013
Retroperitoneal fibrosis secondary to malignant disease is a rare condition associated with a dismal prognosis. We herein present the first ever reported case of retroperitoneal fibrosis related to esophageal adenocarcinoma in a 63-year-old patient who developed bilateral ureteral obstruction due to extensive retroperitoneal fibrosis 18 mo after having completed neoadjuvant ...
Wang Ange - - 2013
: Chromhidrosis is a rare idiopathic disorder characterized by colored secretions most typically from the malar cheeks, axilla, or areolar regions. Histologically, chromhidrosis is notable for glandular structures with decapitation secretion indicating ectopic apocrine glands in the dermis, and the presence of lipofuscin pigments under ultraviolet fluorescence and in cytology ...
Sherid Muhammed - - 2013
BACKGROUND: Angiosarcoma of the gastrointestinal tract is an extremely rare tumor. We present two cases of angiosarcoma of the colon. One patient developed syncope and anemia and the other had rectal bleeding. DISCUSSION: Endoscopic findings of the colon were different; the first case demonstrated a reddened colonic fold without an ...
Lee Eun Ji - - 2013
A fibrovascular polyp is a rare benign disease of the upper digestive tract and is usually located in the esophagus. To our knowledge, this is the first case of gastric fibrovascular polyp presenting with melena reported in the English literature. The polyp was well visualized on endoscopy and removed with ...
Chelimilla Haritha - - 2013
Pneumatosis of the gastrointestinal tract is a rare condition characterized by the presence of air filled cavities in the gastrointestinal tract wall. Its occurrence has been described throughout the gastrointestinal tract from the esophagus to the rectum, however it is most commonly reported in the small intestine. Despite multiple case ...
Ratnagobal S - - 2013
Pyoderma gangrenosum (PG) is an atypical ulceration of the skin with unknown aetiology, usually associated with autoimmune systemic illnesses and haematological malignancies. Diagnosis is based on clinical suspicion and exclusion of other conditions. Treatment options vary greatly, ranging from conservative local and systemic immunosuppression to surgical measures, including amputation, but ...
Okubo Hidetaka - - 2013
Here, we report a case of fulminant gastrointestinal graft-versus-host disease (GI-GVHD) with cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection in 44-year-old woman. Despite the difficulties associated with the treatment of GI-GVHD and GI-CMV disease, the mucosal findings and the clinical course showed marked improvements during long-term clinical observation. The endoscopic findings were remarkable, with ...
Chong Vui Heng - - 2013
Heterotopic gastric mucosa of the proximal esophagus (HGMPE), also referred to as "inlet patch" or "cervical inlet patch", is a salmon colored patch that is usually located just distal to the upper esophageal sphincter. HGMPE is uncommon with endoscopic studies reporting a prevalence ranging from less than one percent to ...
Inokuchi Ryota - - 2013
Adult varicella pneumonia is a common and serious complication of varicella zoster virus (VZV) infection in pregnant woman and immunocompromised individuals, with mortality rates of 30-50%. The poor prognosis is attributable to very aggressive disease progression and delayed onset of treatment. Here, we present a case of varicella pneumonia in ...
Fajardo-Hermosillo Luis D - - 2013
Osteonecrosis is a relatively common comorbidity in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), but avascular necrosis in multiple sites is unusual. Multifocal osteonecrosis is defined as osteonecrotic lesions affecting three or more separate anatomic sites. We report a case of a 24-year-old woman diagnosed with SLE when she presented with mucocutaneous, haematological ...
Baker Kevin S - - 2013
We present the case of a 59 year old female with history of severe neurologic dysfunction from advanced multiple sclerosis who presented with lethargy and oliguria several hours after urethral Foley catheterization. A contrast-enhanced CT scan of the abdomen/pelvis showed an aberrantly placed Foley catheter with its balloon inflated in ...
Ribeiro Maxwel Capsy Boga - - 2013
Gastric adenocarcinoma after gastric bypass for morbid obesity is rare but has been described. The diet restriction, weight loss, and difficult assessment of the bypassed stomach, after this procedure, hinder and delay its diagnosis. We present a 52-year-old man who underwent Roux-en-Y gastric bypass 2 years ago and whose previous ...
Renji Elizabeth - - 2013
A 12-year-old girl with Smith-Lemli-Opitz syndrome and gastrostomy dependency presented with multiple episodes of coffee ground vomits. An upper gastrointestinal endoscopy revealed a trichobezoar in the lower oesophagus, with a 'hidden treasure'-a retained end of a G tube at the core. Endoscopic retrieval led to resolution of symptoms. Literature is ...
Volpi Luca - - 2013
Actinomycosis is a chronic, suppurative, and granulomatous process caused by Actinomycetes, saprophytic bacteria normally residing in the oral cavity. It can involve any organ, but the cervicofacial disease is the most frequent. Pharyngolayngeal involvement is rare and usually occurs secondary to the oral or cervical disease. There are few cases ...
Lianos Georgios - - 2013
Gastric volvulus is a rare but potentially life-threatening clinical entity due to possible gastric necrosis. A wandering spleen may also be associated with gastric volvulus. Patients presenting with the triad epigastralgia, vomiting followed by retching, and difficulty or inability to pass a nasogastric tube into the stomach are likely to ...
Anthony Victoria Angharad - - 2013
Lymphoma presenting as a parotid gland tumour without systemic involvement is rare, especially with respect to a non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Furthermore, when such cases present there is often a low degree of clinical suspicion as there may be few clinical features to suggest the diagnosis. We describe an unexpected case that ...
Escobar Mauricio Antonio MA - - 2013
Congenital esophageal stenosis (CES) is associated with oesophageal atresia and tracheoesophageal fistula (EA-TEF). Tracheobronchial (cartilaginous) rests are typically found within the area of stenosis. The authors present a case report of EA-TEF associated with CES and present a modification of a novel technique to facilitate the management of CES. The ...
Lechowski R - - 2013
The literature analysed by REQUEST (REassesing QUinolone European STandard) using inclusion and exclusion criteria allows to make the conclusion that the proper use of fluoroquinolones (FQ) in canine colitis requires rigorously performed qualification to specific antimicrobial treatment. An infectious agent responsive to FQ therapy plays an integral role in the ...
Yin Jieyun - - 2013
Electrogastrography (EGG) is a non-invasive method for the measurement of gastric myoelectrical activity. It was first discovered in 1921 and popularized in 1990s. EGG is attractive because it is non-invasive. However, due to its non-invasive nature, there have also been controversies regarding validity and applications of EGG. The aim of ...
Lahbabi Mounia - - 2013
Acute esophageal necrosis, commonly referred to as "black esophagus" or "acute necrotizing esophagitis", is a rare clinical disorder with an unclear etiology. The definition excludes patients with a history of recent caustic ingestion. Oesophageal necrosis can be diagnosed at endoscopy by the presence of black necroting appearing oesophagus. Contrary to ...
Patel Ramnik - - 2013
A 14-year-old boy presented with a very unusual complication of massive lower gastrointestinal bleeding mimicking bleeding from Meckel's diverticulum who needed blood transfusions and required mini-exploration. He was found to have Campylobacter enteritis with bleeding from multiple mucosal ulcers in the ileocaecal region, which is presented with a review of ...
Allaparthi Satya B - - 2013
Gastric pneumatosis (GP) and hepatic portal venous gas (HPVG) have typically been thought of as an ominous radiological sign associated with a grave prognosis, and the observation of HPVG on plain abdominal radiography, ultrasonography, or computed tomography is viewed as a significant finding. It is often associated with severe or ...
Younes Samia - - 2013
Behçet's disease (BD) is a multisystem vascular inflammatory disease with several clinical manifestations. Intracranial aneurysms are an extremely rare but nevertheless severe complication of BD. We report a case of a 44-year-old man. The diagnosis of BD was made based on the presence of recurrent oral aphthous ulcers and positive ...
Coblijn Usha K - - 2013
Delayed massive bleeding from an ischemic ulcer is a complication after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB). Ischemic ulcers that present with massive bleeding are rare and challenging for the gastroenterologist as well as the bariatric surgeon. Case Description: This report reviews the case of a 63-year-old man who underwent an uncomplicated ...
Oka Akihiko - - 2013
Here we report the cases of eight patients who developed small bowel obstruction and/or gastric ulcers after ingesting rice cake, the traditional Asian food, and were managed conservatively. This report adds to the existing literature on gastrointestinal disorders induced by rice cake ingestion, which are characterized by gastrointestinal obstruction, perforation, ...
Mensier Alexandre - - 2013
Acute pancreatitis is often caused by acute alcoholic intoxication or biliary stone migration. Other etiologies are less frequent. We report an exceptional case of kissing ulcer as the cause of an acute pancreatitis due to the perforation of the posterior ulcus into the pancreas. More remarkable is the association of ...
Mitevski A - - 2013
The aim of this paper is to address adenocarcinoma of the duodenum by reporting a case, reviewing the literature and discussing current knowledge, diagnostic modalities and treatment options. We present a case of a 42-year-old patient with duodenal adenocarcinoma at the second portion invading surrounding organs. The patient had a ...
Jarrot Pierre André - - 2013
Sarcoidosis and ulcerative colitis is a rare association. We report a case of this association and describe its clinical, radiological and functional characteristics based on a review of the literature. This association must be recognized by the physician and must be clearly distinguished from a systemic site of ulcerative colitis ...
Rose Amy E AE New York University School of - - 2013
Livedo reticularis (LR) is a net-like, violaceous, hyperpigmented pattern on the skin that reflects an underlying change in cutaneous blood flow. The causes of LR are many and most commonly include connective tissue diseases, vasculitis, hypercoagulability, and embolic events. We describe a 49-year-old man who presented with painful LR and ...
Tokala Hemasri H Department of Internal Medicine, Michigan State University, 804 Service Road, East Lansing, MI 48824, - - 2013
Gastrointestinal (GI) sarcoidosis is a very rare disease, which clinically presents along with systemic disease or as an isolated finding. Gastric sarcoidosis is the most common form of GI sarcoidosis. Symptomatic gastric sarcoidosis is rare and only few case reports have been described in the literature with well-documented histological evidence ...
Misra Neeta N Department of Ophthalmology, Pravara Institute of Medical Sciences, Loni, Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, - - 2013
An 80-year-old farmer, presented with large, maggot infested ulceration involving the medial part of the right upper lid. The left eye was phthisical. There was history of untreated traumatic laceration of the right upper lid. Mechanical removal of maggots was done under turpentine coverage with regular antibiotic dressing. Microbiological examination ...
Kar Papia - - 2012
Gastric antral vascular ectasia is the source of up to 4% of nonvariceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding. It can present with occult bleeding requiring transfusions or with acute gastrointestinal bleeding. It is associated with significant morbidity and mortality and has been associated with such underlying chronic diseases as scleroderma, diabetes mellitus, ...
Powell Jason - - 2012
OBJECTIVES/HYPOTHESIS: A literature review regarding the use of laryngopharyngeal mucosal signs in diagnosing laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR). STUDY DESIGN: Literature review. METHODS: A search of MEDLINE in February 2012 using the terms laryngopharyngeal reflux, laryngitis, mucosa, appearances, and signs (English language only). RESULTS: One or more laryngopharyngeal mucosal signs associated with ...
Binamer Yousef - - 2012
Background:Ulcerative necrobiosis lipoidica (UNL) is an uncommon disease, which is frequently recalcitrant to available therapies. It is characterized by well-defined, ulcerated plaques with indurated borders and atrophic centers. Multiple therapeutic options have been described, with variable success rates.Objective:To report the efficacy of using topical tacrolimus in treating UNL.Method:Topical tacrolimus was ...
Bird A R - - 2012
Gastric impaction in the horse is poorly described in the veterinary literature. To review the clinical and pathological features of gastric impaction. The clinical details of horses presenting with colic over a 7-year period and cases in which gastric impaction was considered to determine the outcome were reviewed. Clinical and ...
Frattini Francesco - - 2012
Objectives and importance: Mesalazine is a widely used and generally safe drug for the treatment of chronic inflammatory bowel diseases. Neutropenia rarely complicates this treatment and very few cases have been reported in the literature. CLINICAL PRESENTATION: We report here the case of a patient with ulcerative colitis who developed ...
Allman David A - - 2012
A 3 yr old spayed female boxer weighing 22.8 kg was presented for severe, acute vomiting and tenesmus. Tachycardia, tachypnea, dehydration, and abdominal pain were present on physical examination. Abdominal radiographs showed a foreign object (golf ball) in the fundus of the stomach, and a larger, round, soft-tissue opacity mass ...
Hanna John - - 2012
Alendronate is commonly used in the treatment of osteoporosis and other bone diseases. Its drug profile includes many recognized side effects, and the literature includes case reports of esophageal irritation and ulceration. However, little has been published about laryngeal effects. We describe the case of a 77-year-old man who presented ...
Pariente Gali - - 2012
We report 2 cases of a rare sonographic appearance of duodenal atresia. The first was associated with severe hydramnios and a small, centrally located stomach. After birth due to recurrent pneumonia, bronchoscopy revealed a type 4 laryngotracheoesophageal cleft. The second case had an enlarged stomach without dilatation of the duodenum ...
Gupta Nalini - - 2012
Fungal microorganisms as a cause of gastric perforation, is very rare. Most of the cases of gastric perforation are seen as the complications of peptic ulcer disease, the intake of NSAIDs (Non Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs), neoplastic diseases, etc. We are reporting a case of a 50 year old male who ...
Goralski Jennifer L JL Division of Pediatric Pulmonology, Department of Pediatrics, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC, United States. - - 2013
Patients with cystic fibrosis (CF) frequently experience gastrointestinal symptoms including nausea, emesis, malnutrition and indigestion; diseases such as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), distal intestinal obstructive syndrome, and cholelithiasis are commonly implicated. We have recently diagnosed eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) in three patients with CF. EoE is a TH-2 driven, allergen-mediated disease ...
Kinoshita Hiroyuki - - 2012
Abstract We present a rare case of adenocarcinoma arising from a heterotopic pancreas in the duodenum, and review the associated literature. A 62-year-old woman was admitted to our hospital, complaining of vomiting and epigastralgia. Imaging studies revealed advanced gastric cancer with a gastric outlet obstruction. Whipple's operation and resection of ...
Sakiyama Masayuki - - 2012
Pyoderma gangrenosum (PG) is an ulcerative skin disorder characterized by neutrophilic infiltrations. PG is generally classified into four types: (i) ulcerative; (ii) pustular; (iii) bullous; and (iv) vegetative. Among them, bullous PG is known as a rare type. Herein, we report a case of bullous PG together with a summary ...
Vijgen Guy H E J - - 2012
BACKGROUND: After Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB), a substantial number of patients do not achieve successful long-term weight loss. In cases of loss of restriction, the application of an adjustable gastric band ("salvage banding") over the gastric pouch, or gastrojejunostomy, could prevent weight regain or increase weight loss. The objective of ...
Olaussen Alexander - - 2012
BACKGROUND: Although the majority of Australian intensive care paramedics use the manual intraosseous infusion technique (MAN-IO), several other semiautomatic devices now are available, such as the bone injection gun (BIG) and the semiautomatic intraosseous infusion system (EZ-IO). Given the choice of devices now available, questions have been raised regarding success ...
Larssen Kristian Stritesky - - 2012
In this paper, we present three cases of gastric volvulus who were admitted to our hospital over one year, focusing on the diagnostic process. By comparing the cases, we present diagnostic points and endoscopic findings that should trigger suspicion and lead to a prompt diagnosis by computed tomography, thus enabling ...
Atmatzidis S - - 2012
Schwannomas are generally benign, slow growing tumors, which can originate from any nerve that has a Schwann cell sheath. Digestive tract schwannomas are rare and are usually asymptomatic. We present the case of a 48-year-old woman with a symptomatic submucosal tumour of the gastric antrum. The patient underwent partial gastrectomy ...
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