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Armbruster Steven - - 2012
The incidence and virulence of Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea (CDAD) has increased dramatically from the mid 1990s to the mid 2000s. This research assessed recent CDAD patterns at a major military medical center from 2005 to 2009, by retrospectively reviewing clinical data of each CDAD case identified using the center's electronic ...
Marzban Saeed - - 2012
Lipofibromatosis is a rare tumor of infancy, which has been reported about 10 years ago, and since then very few reports have been published. This tumor has been reported in association with congenital anomalies such as macrosyndactyly, but there is no report of multiple congenital anomalies with lipofibromatosis in the ...
Gulati Shuchi - - 2012
A 2010 US report recently detected the presence of levamisole in greater than 77 % of seized cocaine samples. A syndrome of retiform purpura, often involving ears and flanks, with vasculopathy or vasculitis on biopsy, associated with anti-nuclear cytoplasmic antibodies as well as antiphospholipid antibodies, previously associated with therapeutic use of ...
Hilger Alina - - 2012
The acronym VATER/VACTERL association is used to describe the non-random co-occurrence of vertebral defects (V), anorectal malformations (A), cardiac defects (C), tracheo-esophageal fistula with or without esophageal atresia (TE), renal malformations (R), and limb defects (L). We report a familial case of VATER/VACTERL association in which both the index case ...
Norman Tracy E - - 2012
Objective-To characterize the associations between clinical signs of nasopharyngeal cicatrix syndrome (NCS) and endoscopic findings in horses. Design-Retrospective, case-control study. Animals-239 horses (118 case horses and 121 control horses). Procedures-Medical records of horses that had an endoscopic evaluation of the upper airway performed between January 2003 and December 2008 were ...
Gaertner Erich M - - 2012
Cutaneous granulomatous vasculitis associated with lymphoproliferative disorders is a rare entity, with only 14 cases previously reported in the English literature. Patients generally present with nodules or ulcers involving the extremities, which can appear months or years before or after onset of systemic disease. Granulomatous vasculitis has a poor prognosis ...
Saini Arun - - 2012
ABSTRACT: We describe an infant with concomitant hypercalcemia and hyperammonemia associated with nonanion gap metabolic acidosis secondary to distal renal tubular acidosis (dRTA). The levels of both serum calcium and ammonia rapidly normalized with the correction of dehydration and metabolic acidosis. To the best of our knowledge, there has been ...
Petraco Ricardo - - 2012
Congenital absence of the pericardium (CAP) is a rare disorder in which most patients are asymptomatic. The association between this condition and the development of significant tricuspid valvar regurgitation (TR) has been reported, but the causal relationship between them is not clear. Herein is provided a review of all reported ...
Shalaby Mohamed Sameh - - 2012
The association of urogenital (UG) anomalies and sacrococcygeal teratoma (SCT) has not been widely reported. Our aim was to look at the national incidence and presentation of this anomaly in patients with SCT and to provide the first report of a clear anatomical description of this commonly missed association. Sacrococcygeal ...
Dobrea Camelia - - 2012
Mastocytosis comprises a spectrum of disorders characterized by abnormal growth of mast cells (MS). Four entities are recognizable according to WHO classification. Association of systemic mastocytosis (SM) with a chronic myeloproliferative neoplasia (SM-AHNMD) is the second frequently category. Published descriptions of the clinicopathologic features of SM-AHNMD are largely limited to ...
Patiroglu Turkan - - 2012
Ataxia telangiectasia is a rare genetic disease characterized by neurological manifestations, infections, and cancers. In addition to these cardinal features, different autoimmune diseases can be seen in patients with ataxia telangiectasia. Although there were reports of positive autoimmune thyroid antibodies associated with ataxia telangiectasia, to our knowledge, we report the ...
Petraglia Anthony L - - 2012
Leber congenital amaurosis (LCA) is a rare, clinically and genetically heterogeneous disorder characterized by severe loss of vision in the first year of life, affecting approximately 3000 people in the United States. Some LCA patients manifest developmental abnormalities of the central nervous system (CNS) and neuroradiological studies have revealed a ...
Tempelhof Michael W - - 2012
Early clinical trials of eptifibatide did not show a significant association between eptifibatide and the development of thrombocytopenia, thrombosis, or disseminated intravascular coagulation. However, more recent literature has suggested a significant association between eptifibatide and the development of thrombocytopenia and thrombosis. Although the true incidence and the pathophysiology of these ...
Daumas Aurélie - - 2012
Mesenteric panniculitis is a rare chronic fibrosing inflammatory disease that typically affects the adipose tissue and mesentery of the small intestine but may also affect the mesosigmoid and the mesocolon. The pathology of this disease remains unclear despite association with some malignancies or inflammatory disorders. We report a case of ...
Gao Jinsong J Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology,Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Beijing, - - 2012
Fetal dural sinus thrombosis is a rare finding. Most cases have been terminated without long-term follow-ups. Recently some reports have indicated the potentially favorable evolution of fetal dural sinus thrombosis. Most of the fetuses showing symptoms have been delivered with normal neurologic outcome. We report a case of fetal dural ...
Citak Elvan Caglar - - 2011
Primary hepatic non-Hodgkin lymphoma is extremely rare in childhood and can be overlooked in differential diagnosis of liver masses. In this study, we describe an unusual case of primary hepatic Burkitt lymphoma in childhood.
Llenas-García J - - 2011
Cardiac tamponade constitutes an exceptional form of actinomycosis. We describe a case of primary hepatic actinomycosis presenting as purulent pericarditis with cardiac tamponade in a 20-year-old patient with previous esophagectomy and colonic interposition, successfully managed by computed tomography-guided percutaneous drainage and a prolonged course of antibiotic treatment. Actinomyces israelii was ...
Shivathirthan Nairuthya - - 2011
Primary hepatic leiomyosarcoma are rare tumors with less than 30 cases reported in the English literature. Non specific presentations and often diagnosis delayed until they reach a large size, is the norm with therapy leading to an often dismal prognosis. A 67-year-old man presented complaining of abdominal pain and a ...
Beitner Melissa M - - 2011
AAST-OIS grade V complex hepatic injuries are often fatal as a result of exsanguination. We report a patient presenting in extremis with a penetrating injury to the right kidney, liver, middle hepatic vein, diaphragm, and lung. A combination of intrahepatic balloon tamponade and hepatic venous stenting was used to control ...
Kamath Venkatesh Vishwanath - - 2011
Focal lymphoid tissue is ubiquitously present in the oral mucosa and serves as a barrier for entrapment of antigens. The mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue is generally dispersed and sometimes associated with the ducts of the minor salivary glands. Proliferation of the duct-associated lymphoid tissue (DALT) is rarely reported, though probably of ...
Santra Gouranga - - 2011
Occurrence of glomerular diseases in psoriasis is rare, although the number of reports is increasing in recent years. Different types of glomerular involvement have been reported but mesangioproliferative glomerulonephritis with IgA deposits, AA amyloidosis and membranous nephropathy are relatively common in association with psoriasis. The term 'psoriatic nephropathy' has been ...
Fukuda Shinichiroh - - 2011
Concurrence of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) with autoimmune hepatitis (AIH) is a rare condition that is challenging to diagnosis, due to the relatively high prevalence of autoantibodies in NASH. It is also difficult to determine the most effective treatment as corticosteroids are likely to worsen NASH despite being effective in the ...
Al-Sinani S - - 2011
Fulminant hepatic failure (FHF) in children is devastating unless urgent liver transplantation is undergone. Intoxication or drug-related FHF is a well-known group of causes leading to FHF. Mercury intoxication is described in the literature to cause hepatitis but not described to cause DRESS (drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms) ...
Martins Paulo N - - 2011
Hepatic follicular dendritic cell (FDC) sarcoma is an extremely rare neoplasm. Most commonly, FDC sarcoma presents as a solitary mass in lymph nodes, however, several extra-nodal locations have been identified. We report a case of a 53-year-old female who presented with symptoms of abdominal pain, fever, anemia, and jaundice. After ...
Lee Chang Geun - - 2011
The development of hepatic portal venous gas (HPVG) is rare but it might be associated with serious disease and poor clinical outcome. Recently, several iatrogenic causes of HPVG have been reported. HPVG as a complication of endoscopic balloon dilatation is a previously unreported event. We experienced a case of HPVG ...
Zemann Wolfgang - - 2011
Osteomyelitis is an inflammatory process involving cortical and cancellous bone. In the maxillofacial region, the mandible is the most frequently affected bone. In the vast majority, a bacterial focus can be identified as the origin of the disease. Chronic progress of the disease may lead to destruction of mandibular bony ...
Walbolt Thomas D - - 2011
Duplication of the gallbladder is a rare entity. This case highlights a 36-year-old woman who presented to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center after referral from an outside institution with gallstone pancreatitis. Ultrasound, computed tomography scan, and magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography showed evidence of a biliary anomaly preoperatively concerning for a duplicated gallbladder ...
Jhuang Jie-Yang - - 2011
Primary hepatic capillary hemangioma in adults is very rare. Here, we report a case of hepatic capillary hemangioma in a 71-year-old woman. She had abnormal liver function tests, and abdominal sonography revealed a 2-cm nodular lesion and fatty liver. Computed tomography scan revealed a hypervascular tumor. During 2 years' follow-up, ...
Tsalis Konstantinos - - 2011
Primary hepatic gastrinoma is a very rare ectopic gastrinoma with less than 20 cases reported worldwide. We report the case of a patient with hypergastrinemia who was subjected to exhaustive preoperative and intraoperative imaging and also careful surgical exploration of the duodenum and pancreas which failed initially to identify the ...
Macauley Mavin - - 2011
Roth spots are white-centred retinal haemorrhages, previously thought to be pathognomonic for subacute bacterial endocarditis. A number of other conditions can be associated with Roth spots. In this case, the authors describe the association of Roth spots and pernicious anaemia. This association has been rarely described in the medical literature. ...
Kabukçuo─člu S - - 2011
Extensive keratinizing squamous change in endometrium, namely ichthyosis uteri, is an uncommon condition. It is considered a benign lesion but its association with malignancy has been reported in the literature. Here, we present two cases of ichthyosis uteri that were both diagnosed in the curettage material. If widespread squamous epithelium ...
Rozen Eugene - - 2011
We present a young patient with respiratory complaints that was found to have a mass in her right posterior mediastinum. The mass was diagnosed to be ectopic histologically unremarkable hepatic tissue. We have also reviewed several of the few intrathoracic ectopic liver cases in the literature, along with a brief ...
de Oliveira Henrique do Couto Hdo - - 2011
Osteopetrosis (OP) is a rare hereditary disorder characterized by a dysfunction of the osteoclasts that impairs bone resorption, which together with the normal osteoblastic activity forms intense bone sclerosis with reduction of marrow. A common complication that arises, most frequently, as a result of tooth extraction is mandibular osteomyelitis. There ...
Theologie-Lygidakis Nadia - - 2011
Primary chronic osteomyelitis (PCO) of the jaws is an uncommon non-suppurative inflammatory disease of unknown origin. Although the disease is not age-specific, only sparse cases with onset during childhood or adolescence have been reported in the literature. This study seeks to present five cases of maxillofacial PCO in children and ...
Salman Salam - - 2011
The purpose of this paper is to report a case of osteomyelitis following a bilateral sagittal split osteotomy in a patient who underwent 2-jaw surgery. A review of the management of osteomyelitis is included, with a discussion of implications for the reconstruction of the mandible after treatment for osteomyelitis. A ...
Matta Reva F - - 2010
Primary sternal osteomyelitis is a rare disease in children caused mainly by Staphylococcus aureus. We describe 2 cases resulting from Streptococcus pneumonia and Candida albicans. On the basis of these cases and other documented case reports, we discuss the pathogens, clinical course, and pathophysiology and suggest a management protocol based ...
Dhanoa Amreeta - - 2010
We report a series of six immunocompetent patients who were believed initially to have primary bone sarcomas, but turned out to have subacute osteomyelitis. Case report and review of relevant literature. All our patients were treated with antibiotics and recovered fully from the infection. Only one patient had a recurrence ...
Shields Raymond C - - 2010
This report describes a 32-year-old woman with chronic refractory osteomyelitis of the sternum after multiple surgical procedures including a sternotomy with underlying colonic interposition that was successfully managed with hyperbaric oxygen therapy. The clinical course is reviewed, and the complexities of this diagnosis are then discussed, including a brief review ...
Vu Thien-Tuong-Vi - - 2010
OBJECTIVES/HYPOTHESIS: To review all reported cases of sternoclavicular joint (SCJ) osteomyelitis following head and neck surgery. STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective case review. METHODS: PubMed search and one additional case from our institution. RESULTS: Twelve cases were reviewed, and the following recommendations are suggested: risk factors for SCJ osteomyelitis should be identified; ...
Monsour P A J - - 2010
Chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis (CRMO) is an aseptic inflammatory disorder of unknown cause occurring in children and adolescents. It is characterized by multifocal bone lesions with pain and swelling recurring over months to years. Lesions usually involve the metaphyses of the long bones and involvement of the jaw is rare. ...
Bhooshan P - - 2010
Intracranial infections, especially subdural empyema, due to salmonella are rare. Subdural empyema caused by Salmonella paratyphi A has been documented only once earlier in the literature. Hence, we report a case of subdural empyema and osteomyelitis of cranial vault due to S. paratyphi A. A 42- year-old male presented with ...
Sethi Somika - - 2010
Isolated cryptococcal osteomyelitis, in an immunocompetent, is rare and only a few cases have been reported in literature. We present the case of a 30-year-old man presented with pain on the left side of chest with fever and gradually increasing swelling in left lateral lower aspect of chest. Investigation revealed ...
Rahman Ifad - - 2009
Mycobacterium chelonae is a rapidly growing mycobacterium (RGM) in Runyon group IV. This group includes all other nontuberculous mycobacterium (NTM) except the mycobacterium tuberculosis complex. The most commonly infected organ by RGM is the lung, usually in immunosuppressed patients or those with underlying lung disease. Vertebral infection is very rare. ...
Buijze Geert Alexander - - 2009
A rare case of a 7-year-old boy with acute hematogenous osteomyelitis caused by Neisseria meningitidis serogroup C is presented. The diagnosis of osteomyelitis was made by bone scintigraphy and a blood culture confirmed meningococci as the cause of the disease. Meningococcal osteomyelitis is exceptionally rare and to our knowledge, serogroup ...
Narang Sagar S Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, North Bengal Medical College and Hospital, Darjeeling, West Bengal, India. - - 2009
Hematogenous Pseudomonas aeruginosa osteomyelitis of the talus is a rare cause of ankle swelling and limping in children. The case presented herein is that of chronic osteomyelitis of the talus with sequestrum formation. The patient was successfully treated with sequestrectomy and curettage, immobilization, and antibiotic therapy. One year following the ...
Buijze Geert Alexander - - 2009
A rare case of a 7-year-old boy with acute hematogenous osteomyelitis caused by Neisseria meningitidis serogroup C is presented. The diagnosis of osteomyelitis was made by bone scintigraphy and a blood culture confirmed meningococci as the cause of the disease. Meningococcal osteomyelitis is exceptionally rare and to our knowledge, serogroup ...
de Gheldere Antoine - - 2009
Osteomyelitis of the patella is rare; it essentially occurs in child age. The diagnosis is difficult because of its variable presentation; it should always be considered in patients with persistent peripatellar pain and swelling. This paper reports one case of haematogenous osteomyelitis of the patella not associated with septic knee ...
Vázquez E - - 2009
Osteopetrosis is a rare hereditary group of bony displasias. They range from a devastating metabolic disease (including severe malignant infantile osteopetrosis) to other conditions with a more benign phenotype (autosomal dominant osteopetrosis I and II). Several case reports have been published of infectious complications affecting the mandible but maxillary affectation ...
Garcia-Vidal Carolina - - 2009
BACKGROUND CONTEXT: Postoperative fungal spondylodiscitis is a rare infectious disease. PURPOSE: We report the first case of postoperative spondylodiscitis because of Scedosporium prolificans and review postoperative vertebral infection caused by fungi. STUDY DESIGN/SETTING: Medline search. METHODS: Case report and literature review. RESULTS: On reviewing the cases of postoperative fungal spondylodiscitis ...
Schneider L - - 2009
Osteoarticular infections caused by Salmonella enterica subsp. arizonae are rarely seen in humans but young children and immunocompromised adults are at particular risk of acquiring this bacteria. Reptiles and their by-products (e.g. meat preparations or medications) are particularly likely to harbor Salmonella. We report on a case of septic arthritis ...
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