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Yamashita K - - 1992
A rare high cervical intradural subpial lipoma unassociated with spinal dysraphism manifested by a slowly progressive myelopathy simulating Brown-Sequard syndrome in a 37-year-old male. The diagnosis was based on neuroradiological imaging. Intraoperative recording of somatosensory evoked potentials showed recovery of the prolonged N20 latency, indicating adequate decompression was achieved.
Skevas A - - 1992
A rare case of bilateral perceptive deafness following clinical tetanus is reported. The patient was a 15-day-old neonate. The clinical tetanus was treated with tetanus antitoxin (human gamma globulins) and penicillin. The exact mechanism of auditory nerve damage associated clinical tetanus and treatment with human tetanus antitoxin and penicillin is ...
Nicklas B J - - 1991
From a review of the literature, it would appear that lipomas of the foot are relatively rare and that, when they do exist, they are of little clinical significance other than cosmetic appearance. The authors presented a case in which the size, location, and character of the mass predisposed the ...
Tart R P - - 1991
Until recently all callosal lipomas were grouped together. However, these lipomas can be clearly separated into two groups having different morphologies and associated brain anomalies. One group consists of anteriorly situated round or cylinder-shaped lipomas, termed tubulonodular. These lipomas are generally greater than 2 cm in diameter and have a ...
Begum S - - 1991
This study was conducted at the Infectious Disease Hospital, Mohakhali, Dhaka through an interview schedule and check list. The study population comprised of attendants of 64 neonatal tetanus cases. It has been observed that majority of neonatal tetanus patients came from low socio-economic condition. The follow-up records of 45% admitted ...
Fyfe B - - 1991
Lipomas of the hypopharynx are uncommon tumors that are rarely life threatening. When positioned in the hypopharynx, asphyxia may be the result of the tumor size or sudden displacement into the oropharynx. We present a case of a large hypopharyngeal lipoma, review the literature, and discuss mechanisms by which these ...
Eghwrudjakpor P O - - 1991
Intracranial lipomas are very rare, probably congenital lesions. Though they can occur anywhere in the intracranial space, a good proportion of cases tend to be located around the midline. Review of the literature as well as our own three cases--which forms the basis of this article--shows that they are mostly ...
Deivanayagam N - - 1991
The objective is to study the present status of the antenatal immunization with tetanus toxoid and the natal and immediate postnatal factors among the cases of neonatal tetanus and the changes over time. Retrospective analysis of 61 case records of Neonatal Tetanus (NNT) during 1987-88 and prospective study of 19 ...
Dripchack P O - - 1990
An unusual case of rapid destruction of the entire bone structure of the foot in a 53-year-old woman is described. Although metastasis of breast cancer to the foot has been reported, it is uncommon. The unusual aggressive presentation of the metastasis in this case necessitated amputation for the control of ...
Sangueza O - - 1990
Rhabdomyomas, which are rare striated muscle neoplasms, may occur on oral or genital mucosal surfaces as well as on the skin. Little discussion of rhabdomyomas occurs in any dermatology or dermatopathology literature. We report an 84-year-old patient who had a rhabdomyoma of her lateral tongue and discuss the clinical and ...
Akiyama S - - 1990
We report herein, a rare case of esophageal lipoma and review the Japanese literature on this subject. Lipoma of the alimentary tract is relatively uncommon but that of the esophagus is extremely rare with only 17 cases having been reported in Japan. The majority of these cases occurred in the ...
Sutton D N - - 1990
The treatment of severe tetanus with autonomic dysfunction is discussed, with emphasis on the use of magnesium sulphate. An exemplary case is reported, describing the inadequate response to magnesium, but the previously unreported and successful use of clonidine to control sympathetic overactivity. The properties of clonidine are reviewed. Clonidine is ...
Ersek R A - - 1989
Multiple hereditary lipomatosis has been reported very rarely in the literature. The largest number of lipomas previously reported in a single patient was 160. We report on a 45-year-old man who began to experience multiple lipomas at about age 26. The lipomas multiplied until they severely disfigured his entire torso, ...
Blanshard J D - - 1989
Lipomata are the most common benign tumour of the head and neck. They may undergo a variety of changes, one of which is ossification which, although rarely seen, has a characteristic radiographic appearance. We present a case of a retropharyngeal lipoma which demonstrates ossification and discuss the features which differentiate ...
Katzer B - - 1989
Lipomas are frequent findings in the routine work of a pathologist. Variants of lipomas are characterized by an additional component, e.g. capillaries in angiolipomas, but ordinarily their classification does not pose any problem. In contrast to the high incidence of lipomas metaplastic formation of cartilage and bone is only rarely ...
van Heuzen E P - - 1989
A case of neurocutaneous melanosis developing a leptomeningeal melanoma is described in a ten year old girl in whom an intraspinal lipoma had been resected seven years earlier. Standard and CT myelographic findings are described and the complementary role of Gadolinium-enhanced MRI is discussed. The literature is reviewed and the ...
Pandit H G - - 1989
The term ossifying lipoma is used to describe a rare case of lipoma when its mature adipose tissue shows foci of chondrification and ossification. We are presenting here, a case report of a large sized ossifying lipoma in the anteromedial compartment of the left thigh of a 55 year old ...
Samanta A - - 1988
A case of pyrexia of unknown origin (PUO) in a 54-year-old Asian lady is described. She subsequently developed ocular and aural inflammation suggestive of relapsing polychondritis (RP) with immediate clinical improvement following steroid therapy. PUO is an unusual presenting feature of RP. The literature is reviewed and the clinical features ...
Krajewska I - - 1988
Parosteal (periosteal) lipoma is a rare tumour, comprising 0.3% of all lipomas. A parosteal lipoma of the mid humerus which presented in a female of 22 years was associated with changes in the adjacent bone. A review of the literature revealed only one previously reported similar case. The etiology, presenting ...
Jagoda A - - 1988
Cephalic tetanus is a rare form of tetanus defined as trismus plus paralysis of one or more cranial nerves. The most frequently involved cranial nerve is the seventh. It accounts for 1 to 3% of the total number of reported cases of tetanus and has a mortality of 15 to ...
Kanter W R - - 1988
Lipomas constitute the most common soft-tissue tumors [11] and may occur sporadically or as one of several inherited disorders. Benign fatty tumors can be classified into three major categories: solitary lipomas, familial multiple lipomatosis, and congenital diffuse lipomatosis [4]. The latter has also been referred to as multiple symmetric lipomatosis, ...
Reid A P - - 1987
Two cases of intrinsic laryngeal lipoma are added to the twenty-four cases recorded previously. Lipoma may occur anywhere beneath the skin over the entire body. In the larynx these tumours lie rather deep and it is therefore important to obtain a deep tissue biopsy. It is possible to remove a ...
Holdaway C M - - 1987
We report the case of a 70 year-old woman who presented with clinical tetanus following a four day history of abdominal pain and vomiting. The source of Clostridium tetani was an infarcted loop of ileum resulting from pelvic adhesions. The treatment of tetanus and the incidence of endogenous sources of ...
Winkler M - - 1987
A case of pediatric infiltrating lipoma and a collected literature review of four pediatric patients with well-documented infiltrating lipomas are presented. These lesions tend to recur after resection but there are no reported incidences of distant metastases or degeneration into frankly malignant lesions. Treatment consists of excising the lesion with ...
Saúl A - - 1987
Mycetoma is the most frequent deep mycosis in Mexico and is caused by Nocardia brasiliensis in 86% of the cases. Two cases of mycetoma due to Nocardia caviae, the first in Mexico, are reported. The strains were identified by their biochemical properties according to the criteria of Gordon and Mihm ...
Wolf M - - 1987
The hearing loss that occurs in polyarteritis nodosa is due largely to middle ear effusion but usually appears as a mixed type. Pure perceptive hearing loss is rare; only two cases have been reported previously in which sensorineural hearing loss was the initial sign of the disease. A case of ...
Wilberger J E JE - - 1987
Intracranial lipomas are relatively rare maldevelopmental lesions that most characteristically occur in the corpus callosum. Although their occurrence in many other locations has been described, no report can be found of lipomas occurring in the septum pellucidum. A case is presented to document the occurrence of a lipoma of the ...
Sexton F M - - 1986
A patient with follicular lymphomatoid papulosis is reported. Only two cases of this rare variant have been previously reported in the literature. Lesions typical of lymphomatoid papulosis in this case were centered around disrupted hair follicles. They corresponded to the type A "histiocytic" variant of lymphomatoid papulosis. The histologic features ...
Brown V M - - 1986
A 16-year-old otherwise healthy girl developed a localized area of brittle, easily broken hairs on the scalp. In addition, the hair appeared to "come out in clumps," and the overall texture of the hair changed from soft and naturally curly to straight and stiff. An unusual hair shaft abnormality was ...
Guillou L - - 1986
A case of pleomorphic lipoma of the tongue in a 60-year-old woman is reported. Recently described by Enzinger (1977), pleomorphic lipoma is a rare benign tumor, occurring mostly in elderly males. The subcutaneous tissues of the neck and back are the most common sites involved. Differentiation from some histological variants ...
Tveterås K - - 1986
The word trismus, from the Greek 'trismos', is defined as a prolonged, tetanic spasm of the jaw muscles by which the normal opening of the mouth is restricted (locked jaw). The designation was originally used only in tetanus, but as inability to open the mouth may be seen in a ...
De Orchis D - - 1986
Angiolipomas are uncommon benign soft tissue tumors with both fatty and vascular components; they may be encapsulated or locally invasive. Three cases are reported in which phleboliths were present within infiltrating angiolipomas. The demonstration of phleboliths in a lipoma suggests the diagnosis of infiltrating angiolipoma rather than the usual encapsulated ...
Truhan A P - - 1985
Lipomas of the face and scalp are reportedly rare, comprising less than 2% of lipomas. Three such cases have recently been diagnosed in our clinic. Among 110 lipomas in our files, a total of 16 (14.5%) involved the face and scalp. The clinician rarely considered lipoma as the primary preoperative ...
Warrier R P - - 1985
Three cases of neuroblastoma with opsomyoclonus are reported, reconfirming favorable prognostic significance of the association. In one case, computed tomography of the abdomen was the only confirmatory diagnostic study. Two of the cases also were unusual in that the patients had a concomitantly inherited genetic disorder not known to be ...
Bristol D G - - 1984
Lipomas involving the musculoskeletal system were seen in 3 horses. The lipomas were on the thorax of 2 horses and the stifle of the third horse. The thoracic lipomas were surgically removed. No recurrence has been noted by 8 months in either case. The lipoma on the stifle had invaded ...
Dineen M K - - 1984
Pure intrarenal lipomas of sufficient size to be of surgical significance are among the rarest of renal tumors. A review of the literature to date revealed only 17 cases reported previously that met the histologic requirements of a pure intrarenal lipoma. We report an additional case in which the large ...
Brill L R - - 1984
In light of the fact that tetanus spores are present throughout the environment, this article presents a case of nosocomial postoperative tetanus. A review of the immunization schedule is included to familiarize the surgeon with the active and passive methods of immunization. The authors recognize that tetanus infections are uncommon ...
Huddle K R - - 1984
An unusual case of factitious hypoglycaemia is described. The distinction between exogenous and endogenous hyperinsulinism is illustrated.
Takagi M - - 1982
Nine cases of fibromatosis occurring in or near the oral cavity are presented here. They are classified as nodular fasciitis (3 cases), aggressive infantile fibromatosis (2 cases), fibrosing myositis (1 case) and fibromatosis (1 case). Of the 5 cases of nodular fasciitis, 3 occurred from the fascia of the masticatory ...
de Visscher J G - - 1982
The clinical and histological characteristics of 19 lipomas and fibrolipomas of the oral cavity are presented. Data on age, sex, location, clinical appearance, duration, recurrence and histological diagnosis are reviewed. The data gave a slightly higher incidence of oral lipomas in comparison with lipomas of the whole body (2.2%), and ...
Reinstein L - - 1982
This case documents the 14th reported patient with peripheral neuropathy following tetanus toxoid injection. A 33-year-old man developed profound mixed sensorimotor peripheral neuropathy after receiving 2 tetanus toxoid injections over a 5-month period. Periodic serial electromyographic and nerve conduction studies performed over 2 years suggested both segmental demyelination and axonal ...
Chaikhouni A - - 1982
A young mentally retarded patient with self-abusive behavior managed to dissect between the mucosa and muscularis layers of the anal canal, through the anus, using his fingers; he managed then to strip the mucosal-submucosal layers of his rectum and colon all the way up to the splenic flexure and presented ...
Joseph R E - - 1982
The authors report a case of upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage in a quadriplegic. The cause was a Mallory-Weiss tear, a previously unrecognized problem in these patients. The incidence of bleeding in patients with spinal cord injury is as high as 25 percent in the few reported series. We feel that with ...
Vecchione T R - - 1981
A pedunculated lipoma present for 30 years developed an inclusion cyst in its most dependent apex. The walls of the inclusion cyst became calcified. This paper presents an unusual and interesting lesion. The probable reasons for calcifications are enumerated. An interesting x-ray and the gross pathologic specimen are demonstrated.
Hara M - - 1981
A large intracranial lipoma, located on the superior medullary velum is reported. Histologically, the tumor consisted of adult adipose tissue. The right trochlear nerve was involved within the tumor, and the scattered nests of Schwann cells and some larger vessels were also present. Lipoma of the dorsal region of the ...
Stoddart J C - - 1979
The results of measurements made in two cases of tetanus suggest that the level of tetanus antibody in the blood cannot be used as a diagnostic test for the disease. The investigation also indicated that an attack of tetanus does not result in a rise in tetanus antitoxin antibody levels. ...
Akoojee S B - - 1979
An endobronchial lipoma of the right main bronchus causing obstructive pneumonitis and bronchiectasis in a 71-year-old White man is described. Tumourlets were also found in the fibrosed lung. Although the tumour is rare, it is of clinical importance because it can be treated successfully by local excision.
Politis J - - 1979
Intrathoracic lipomas are rare, benign neoplasms of unknown origin, with symptoms depending primarily on their location and size. They frequently represent on incidental roentgenographic finding and are clinically significant in that they may simulate malignant tumors and, when located endobronchially, may cause irreparable lung damage. Three cases of intrathoracic neoplasms ...
Evans H L - - 1979
Thirty cases formerly diagnosed as Grade I lipogenic liposarcoma (well differentiated liposarcoma) were reviewed. The basic histologic pattern in all was that of adult fat modified by the presence of cells with enlarged, hyperchromatic nuclei; in most cases there was also a component of myxoid and/or fibrous tissue. The length ...
Weitzner S - - 1979
A case of retroperitoneal lipoma in a 23-mo old girl is reported together with a brief review of the 11 previously documented cases. It has been encountered through age 8 yr and twice as frequently in girls. The majority had an enlarged abdomen of long duration. The others were asymptomatic ...
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