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Evins S C - - 1977
Self-emasculation is the end result of an unusual psychiatric disorder, which initially requires surgical treatment. Only 51 cases have been reported in the English literature since 1900. No previous attempt to preserve testicular androgen function by reimplantation or grafting has been reported. We describe an unsuccessful attempt to graft the ...
Mandell J - - 1977
A case of gonadoblastoma and seminoma occurring in a genotypic male child with ambiguous genitalia is presented. A review of the literature establishes that children with intersex disorders who possess a Y chromosome and undescended gonads stand a particularly high risk of having this type of gonadal neoplasm and should ...
Williamson R C - - 1976
In 15 years at Bristol there have been 293 cases of torsion of the testis, 55 cases of torsion of a testicular appendage and 5 cases of testicular ischaemia due to other causes. The risk of a male developing torsion of the testis or its appendix by the age of ...
Apold J - - 1976
Eight cases with the VATER association of malformations are presented. Maliformations of the external genitalia were found in 3 out of 7 male patients. Two of them presented with a bifid scrotum and a caudally displaced, dysplastic penis. Two patients had been exposed to progestin in early pregnancy and one ...
Wetstein L - - 1976
A case report is presented, and the literature reviewed, of acute torsion of the gallbladder. Originally described as a rare pathological entity, it is being witnessed more frequently as a probable concomitant of increasing life expectancy. Because it is a benign condition if diagnosed rapidly and treated surgically, it should ...
Shende A - - 1976
Torsion of the pedicle of a visceroptosed spleen, a rare condition, was diagnosed preoperatively in a 4-year-old girl, with the aid of history, physical examination, blood smear findings, splenic scans with technetium Tc 99m sulfur colloid, and selective angiography. A splenectomy was performed, and the child made an uneventful recovery. ...
Appelqvist P - - 1976
A case of primary torsion of the whole greater omentum is described. The patient was admitted to the hospital for severe abdominal pain. An emergency operation revealed that the whole greater omentum had twisted around its pedicle and was strangulated and gangrenous. The omentum was removed. The patient's recovery was ...
Visani S - - 1975
A case of torsion of the testis in the newborn is presented. A review of the literature indicates that this condition tends to occur in babies weighing over 3,000 Gm., born of primigravida; the involved testicle is usually nontender, and frequently there is adhesion of the skin to the mass. ...
Smulewicz J J - - 1975
We report 2 cases of torsion of the wandering spleen that illustrate the roentgenologic features of this unusual condition. These are an abdominal mass, usually in the left flank of pelvis; absence of the splenic shadow beneath the left diaphragm; extrinsic compression of the colon at the level of the ...
Wyatt J K - - 1972
Early diagnosis of testicular torsion is absolutely mandatory for salvage of a viable organ. The classical clinical presentation is a boy in the second decade with sudden onset of testicular pain accompanied by testicular tenderness and swelling as well as scrotal erythema and edema. The management is emergency exploration of ...
Morillo-Cucci G - - 1971
A man (46,XY) is described with an intraabdominal uterus and fallopian tubes. His testes, each of which contained a gonadoblastoma, occupied the intraabdominal adnexal position, leaving the scrotum empty. His external genitalia were unambiguously male. A vagina opened into the urethra. His presenting complaint was inguinal hernia. This developmental defect ...
Blendon Robert J - - 2005
An important question for physicians in the aftermath of the Terri Schiavo case is whether the effort of elected officials to intervene was a one-time anomaly or signals a future trend of elected officials being involved in cases where patients are in a vegetative or long-term comatose state. To try ...
Orme Lesley A - - 2008
There are a plethora of clinical situations in which the fixation or securement of catheters and tubing are important. Many of these become critical, especially where dislodgement of the catheter/tube can compromise the treatment regimen for the patient, or cause pain and discomfort. In other situations, tube fixation is important ...
GREENWOOD R K - - 1963
Torsion of the gall bladder is an acute abdominal emergency hardly ever diagnosed pre-operatively. This is due largely to a lack of awareness of the existence of the condition, resulting in its rarely being entertained as a possibility in the differential diagnosis. A case is described and presented in relation ...
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