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Shah Piyush P *Department of Neonatology, King Edward Memorial Hospital and Princess Margaret Hospital, Perth †Centre of Neonatal Research and Education, School of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Western Australia, Crawley, WA, - - 2014
Fetal anemia may cause tissue hypoxia and hence has the potential to predispose to persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn (PPHN). Review articles and textbooks do not include severe anemia as a cause of PPHN. We report 3 cases of fetal anemia complicated by severe PPHN.
Upadhyay Neil N Imaging Department, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London, W6 8RF, UK, - - 2014
Gout has been termed the "great mimicker", for its ability to resemble other pathological conditions. Whilst the typical imaging features of gout are well described, there is a relative paucity of literature describing more challenging cases of gout, where a malignant tumour has been considered in the differential diagnosis. The ...
Mahdi Youssef - - 2014
Soft tissue myoepithelial carcinoma and myoepithelioma are rare entities, part of myoepithelial tumors. They were incorporated into the World Health Organization classification of soft tissue tumors in 2002. Here we present an exceptional case of myoepithelial carcinoma and myoepithelioma association. To the best of our knowledge, such an association has ...
Valerio Enrico E Department of Woman and Child Health, Medical School, University of Padua, Padova, - - 2014
We describe three cases of split median raphe of the penis (SMR) from our hospital newborn records from 2004 to 2013. One case was associated with median raphe cyst, one with skin hypochromia, and one with a scar-like aspect of the region of interest. SMR is thought to be the ...
Dallos Tomáš T Second Department of Pediatrics, Comenius University Medical School, Limbová 1, 83340, Bratislava, Slovakia, - - 2014
Synovitis is the characteristic feature of inflammatory joint disease. If synovitis is localized to interphalangeal joints, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, and juvenile idiopathic arthritis are among the most common differential diagnoses. The absence of pain, tenderness, and limitation of function despite progressive swelling of proximal interphalangeal joints suggests an alternative ...
Dyasanoor Sujatha - - 2014
Cherubism is a rare, hereditary, nonneoplastic bone disease. It is characterized by clinically evident bilateral, painless enlargements of the jaws that are said to give the patient a "chubby" appearance. This article presents a case of cherubism in a 5-year-old girl with painless bilateral swelling. Panoramic radiographs and a computed ...
Shim Hyung-Sup HS From the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, South - - 2014
Dermatofibroma, also known as benign fibrous histiocytoma, is a benign tumor composed of fibroblastic and histiocytic cells. Dermatofibroma most frequently occurs in the dermis, but it can also be found in subcutaneous soft tissue in rare cases, particularly on the face. Herein, we report a case of pure subcutaneous dermatofibroma ...
Hahn Yoav Y Dallas Ear Institute, Medical City Dallas Hospital, 7777 Forest Lane, Suite A-103, Dallas, TX 75230, USA. - - 2014
Bony destruction of the labyrinth is usually associated with long-standing cholesteatomatous otitis media. The promontory is not a common site for bone resorption because (1) it is not an area that is involved in accumulation of cholesteatoma perimatrix substances, (2) it is the densest bone of the human body, and ...
Cortese Antonio A Department of Medicine and Surgery, Unit of Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Salerno, Salerno, Italy. Electronic address: - - 2014
Primary mandibular non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) and soft tissues NHL of the maxillofacial are extremely rare representing a minimal percentage of the head and neck tumors. Two cases of bone and soft tissue maxillofacial NHL are reported. Clinical, radiological and pathological features are described and the therapeutic procedures are discussed accordingly. ...
Toru Havva Serap HS Akdeniz University, School of Medicine Department of Pathology, Antalya, 07059 - - 2014
Abstract Congenital pulmonary lymphangiectasia (CPL) is a rare congenital disorder that typically presents with intractable respiratory failure in the first few days of life. There is an association non-immun hydrops and CPL.In this study we reviewed four CPL cases between January2006-January 2014 among 684 fetal-pediatric autopsies.All cases were in the ...
Ege Bilal B From the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, Gaziantep University, Gaziantep, - - 2014
Accidental injection or leakages of various chemical disinfectants used during root canal preparation into adjacent tissues have been shown to have deleterious effects on surrounding tissue. Formocresol (FC) is an effective intracanal disinfectant used in endodontic procedures. However, it is known to have harmful effects into adjacent tissues. The aim ...
Kruijver Maarten M Department of Mathematics, VU University, De Boelelaan 1081a, 1081 HV Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Electronic address: - - 2014
Familial searching is the process of finding potential relatives of the donor of a crime scene profile in a DNA database. Several authors have proposed strategies for generating candidate lists of potential relatives. This paper reviews four strategies and investigates theoretical properties as well as empirical behavior, using a comprehensive ...
D'souza Deepa D A B Shetty Institute of Dental Sciences Mangalore, Mangalore, Karnataka, - - 2014
Congenital infiltrating lipomatosis of the face (CIL-F) has been described as a disorder in which mature lipocytes invade adjacent tissues in the facial region. Its etiology and pathogenesis is unknown. The tumor is congenital in origin and occurs in infancy or early childhood. It is unencapsulated and characterized by diffuse ...
Raval Nilesh N Professor & HOD, Department of Oral Medicine & Radiology, Karnavati School of Dentistry , Gugrat, India - - 2014
Odontomas are nonaggressive, hamartomatous developmental malformations or lesions of odontogenic origin, which consist of enamel, dentin, cementum and pulpal tissue 'Erupted odontoma' is a term used to specifically denote odontomas, which are exposed into the oral cavity. These are rare entities with only 25-30 cases being reported so far in ...
Mohan Chandra G CG Department of Urology and Renal Transplantation, Narayana Medical College and Hospital, Nellore, Andhra Pradesh, - - 2014
Megalourethra is a rare congenital disorder of anterior urethra and erectile tissue of penis. It mainly appears in two types-a milder scaphoid type and severe fusiform type. Fusiform type is commonly associated with congenital anomalies of various systems of the body. Isolated megalourethra without other congenital anomalies is extremely rare. ...
Komninos Christos C Department of Urology, Nikaia General Hospital, Athens, - - 2014
Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is considered a frequent cause of bladder outlet obstruction (BOO) and lower urinary tract symptoms. This review addresses the bladder response to BOO and focuses on the alterations and biochemical adaptability of the bladder wall in the presence of hypoxia. A literature review of published articles ...
Alig Stefan K SK Department of Medicine III, Medical Centre of the University of Munich, Marchioninistrasse 15, 81377, - - 2014
Brentuximab vedotin is an antibody-drug conjugate targeting CD30. We report a case of severe cytokine release syndrome (CRS) after administration of the first dose of Brentuximab vedotin in a 64-year old patient with relapsed systemic anaplastic large cell lymphoma (sALCL). To our knowledge, this is the first case of CRS ...
Gabriel Olajide Toye - - 2014
Foreign body impaction in the upper aero-digestive tract is relatively common in Otorhino/aryngological practice. The aim is to present a case of an unusual impacted foreign body (ear ring), in the pharynx of a child,that was confirmed by plain radiographs. An 8-month old male baby presented in emergency paediatric unit(EPU) ...
Ogun Olufunmilola Abimbola OA Department of Ophthalmology, College of Medicine/University College Hospital, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, - - 2014
A healthy 40-year-old man, restrained in the front passenger seat, suffered visually disabling blunt ocular trauma following spontaneous release of the passenger side air-bag module, during vehicular deceleration, without an automobile crash. Though the driver-side airbag was also released, the driver was unharmed. The passenger suffered bilateral hyphema, bilateral vitreous ...
Topal Ilteris Oguz IO Okmeydani Training and Research - - 2014
Zosterifom connective tissue nevus is a rare kind of connective tissue nevi composed of collagen, elastin, or glycosaminoglycan, which was first reported by Steiner 1944. Herein, we report a young boy with a collagen nevus that presented in a zosteriform distribution.
Takebayashi Akie A Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Shiga University of Medical - - 2014
Every year, 14 million cases of obstetric hemorrhage occur worldwide, causing 127,000 maternal deaths. About 75% of postpartum hemorrhage cases are due to atonic uterus, which is loss of uterine muscular tone or strength for contraction of the uterus after delivery. The prediction of atonic uterus is therefore important for ...
Rumman Nisreen N Department of Pediatrics, Makassed Hospital, Jerusalem, - - 2014
Mesenteric panniculitis is a chronic inflammatory process involving the adipose tissue of the mesentery. The etiology is unknown, and it is rare in children. We report a 5 year old girl who presented with abdominal symptoms and was misdiagnosed as appendicular mass. The correct diagnosis was established after surgical resection.
Wu Pei-Xue PX Department of Clinical Medcine, The Fourth Affiliated Hospital of Nanchang University Nanchang, Jiangxi 330003, - - 2014
Embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma (ERMS) is a rare malignancy with a poor outcome. In this article, we describe a case of ERMS in the paranasal sinuses from a 60-year-old male patient. ERMS derived from the paranasal sinuses is extremely rare. The diagnosis of ERMS must be based on histological findings and immunohistochemical ...
Pombo Castro María - - 2013
Congenital torticollis is characterized by shortening and fibrosis of the sternocleidomastoid (SCM) muscle detected at birth or shortly after birth. This leads to a lateral inclination of the head to the ipsilateral shoulder and chin deviation to the opposite side. When diagnosed early, most cases can be conservatively managed with ...
Javadian Pouya - - 2013
OBJECTIVES: we present two successful cases of fetoscopic release of amniotic bands with umbilical cord involvement, and provide a review of the literature on fetal intervention for Amniotic Band Syndrome (ABS). METHODS: Our two case reviews, as well as a review of the literature were performed. A total of 14 ...
Kloukos Dimitrios - - 2013
The objective of this systematic review was to assess the short- and long-term release of components of orthodontic adhesives and polycarbonate brackets in the oral environment. Electronic database searches of published and unpublished literature were performed. The following electronic databases with no language and publication date restrictions were searched: MEDLINE ...
Venkataraman Sundar S Department of Neurosurgery, Madras Institute of Neurology Madras Medical College, Chennai - 600003, - - 2013
Primitive neuroectodermal tumours (PNET) are aggressive childhood malignancies and offer a significant challenge to treatment. A two years old female child presented with weakness both lower limbs. Preoperative MRI of the spine and paravertebral regionIso - hyper intense posterior placed extradural lesion, non contrast enhancing from D11-L2 levels with cord ...
Pakrashi Tarita - - 2013
Abstract Objective: We describe a case of complete enucleation of a Type II leiomyoma using the TRUCLEAR™ (Smith & Nephew Endoscopy, Andover, MA) hysteroscopic morcellator (THM) and demonstrate appropriate preoperative assessment and intraoperative surgical principles during this case. Complete hysteroscopic enucleation of Type II leiomyomas is also systematically reviewed. Materials ...
Chu Christine M - - 2013
We present a case of a symptomatic uterine leiomyoma presenting with recurrent urinary retention that was conservatively managed with a gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist. As far as we know, this is the first reported case of a successful treatment by gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist. We also compare other approaches to treatment of ...
Aronow Mary E - - 2012
Traditionally, the paraneoplastic retinopathies have been classified into two groups: melanoma-associated retinopathy (MAR) and cancer-associated retinopathy. MAR occurs in individuals with metastatic cutaneous or uveal melanoma and is characterized by nyctalopia, photopsias, and variable vision loss. In most cases, the fundus is essentially normal in appearance. More recently, there have ...
Kao David P - - 2012
To characterize the frequency and type of cardiac events, including torsade de pointes, associated with dronedarone and its structural analog, amiodarone, outside of the clinical trial setting. Retrospective analysis. Spontaneous reports in the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Adverse Event Reporting System (AERS) database generated between July 1, ...
Han Jiuhui - - 2012
Congenital anterolateral bowing of the tibia is generally considered a precursor of congenital pseudarthrosis of the tibia (CPT), which is usually associated with neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1), a common autosomal dominant genetic disorder. In many cases, NF1 is initially suspected following the presentation of a child with anterolateral tibial bowing. ...
Narváez-Moreno B - - 2012
Juvenile xanthogranuloma is a non-Langerhans cell histiocytosis that typically affects children, but several cases have been reported in adults, some in connection with hematologic malignancies. We present the case of a 61-year-old woman with multiple xanthogranulomas who developed a follicular lymphoma after 4 years of follow-up. After 6 months of ...
Ma Shunchang - - 2012
A 15-year-old boy was admitted with the diagnosis of colonic polyposis, and during a 2-year follow-up, he underwent operation for right parieto-occipital anaplastic astrocytoma, left-side colonic non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) and cerebella glioblastoma which were all confirmed by histology. Although cases of Turcot's syndrome (TS) (colonic polyposis and primary brain tumour ...
Le Saux A - - 2012
We report two original cases of association of cleft palate and lateral cervico-facial teratoma. We discuss the embryological explanation. The first child presented a cleft palate associated with two cervico-facial localisations of teratoma. The other had Pierre Robin sequence associated with lateropharyngeal teratoma with an extra sub maxillary localisation. Most ...
Lai Li-Jen - - 2012
Neonatal adrenal hemorrhage (NAH) is rare and is found in only 0.2% of newborns. Scrotal hematoma (SH) in newborns is also rare. NAH associated with SH is extremely rare, with only 29 cases reported in the literature. Herein, we report a baby boy who presented with SH; after ultrasonography examinations, ...
Jellali Mohamed A - - 2012
Complete tubular colonic duplication (CTCD) is exceedingly rare. The association of CTCD with an anorectal malformation is unusual. This malformation may be found unexpectedly at laparotomy. We present 3 cases of surgically proven neonate CTCD discovered at laparotomy for anal atresia. We reviewed the mode of clinical presentation, the imaging, ...
Rosenbaum Christopher D - - 2012
Nasopharyngeal necrosis resulting from narcotic insufflation is a recognized phenomenon, but cocaine use is more commonly associated with this pathology than opioid abuse. Physical exam findings associated with severe tissue destruction are not routinely seen on physical examination or available in the medical literature. We present a case of chronic ...
Guastafierro Salvatore - - 2012
A double monoclonal component (MC) detected in the serum and/or urine represents a very rare occurrence (2-6% of monoclonal gammopathies). In this study, we report 34 patients with double serum MCs, focusing on the associated diseases. The diagnosis was made using high-resolution serum protein electrophoresis and immunofixation. Of the 1214 ...
Bansal Manish - - 2012
The absence of a right superior vena cava (SVC) in situs solitus is very rare, and even then it is usually associated with left SVC. There have been few case reports in the literature of isolated bilateral absence of SVC. Bilateral absent SVC can have clinical implication, including pacemaker placements, ...
Crostelli Marco M Spine Disease Unit, Bambino Gesù Pediatric Hospital, Via della Torre di Palidoro 1, 00100 Palidoro-Rome, Italy. - - 2013
The association of scoliosis and spondylolisthesis is well documented in literature; the nature and modalities of the relationship of the two pathologies are variable and not always clear. Also, etiologic particulars of scoliosis associated with spondylolisthesis are not well defined, even in cases where scoliosis is called idiopathic. In this ...
DumitraƟcu T - - 2012
It is presented the case of a 44-year-old woman with ductal adenocarcinoma of the pancreatic head with associated dorsal pancreas agenesis. In this case, curative intent surgery implies removal of the whole pancreas with its consequences--parental insulin requirement and exocrine pancreatic insufficiency. A review of the literature on the previously ...
Agrafiotis Michalis - - 2012
OBJECTIVE: To review the epidemiology, risk factors for, treatment and outcome of ventilator-associated sinusitis (VAS). METHODS: We performed a systematic review and meta-analysis of available data without time restrictions. A conservative random effects model was employed to calculate pooled odds ratios (OR) and 95% confidence intervals (CIs). RESULTS: Out of ...
Pfaller Joseph B - - 2012
Under circumstances in which area for settlement is limited, the colonization of living substrata may become a highly valuable strategy for survival of marine invertebrates. This phenomenon, termed epibiosis, results in spatially close associations between two or more living organisms. Pelamis platurus, the yellow-bellied sea snake, is the only exclusively ...
Sathe Pragati Aditya - - 2012
Abstract Objective: Adrenal leiomyomas are rare, bilateral ones being rarer. Literature available on these rare tumors documents only four cases in children less than 12 years of age. All cases in literature have been associated with AIDS or some other immunodeficiency state. Here we present a rare case of large, ...
Dbouk Mohamad B - - 2012
Polyneuropathy has rarely been encountered in association with melanoma. Although this association may be a biologically plausible phenomenon considering the common embryonic origin of the melanocytes and Schwann cells with proven antibody cross reactivity, only few such cases have been reported so far. We report 2 new cases of chronic ...
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 ...
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