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Merolla Giovanni G Unit of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, "D. Cervesi" Hospital, AUSL della Romagna, Ambito Territoriale di Rimini, L.V Beethowen 5, 47841, Cattolica, RN, Italy, - - 2014
Ossifying tendinitis (OT) is a type of heterotopic ossification, characterized by deposition of hydroxyapatite crystals in a histologic pattern of mature lamellar bone. It is usually associated with surgical intervention or trauma and is more commonly seen in Achilles or distal biceps tendons, and also in the gluteus maximus tendon. ...
Gozalo-Marcilla Miguel M Department of Surgery and Anaesthesia of Domestic Animals, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Merelbeke, - - 2014
To review the literature with regard to the use of different intravenous agents as supplements to inhalational anaesthesia in horses. The Part 2 of this review will focus in the use of opioids and α2 -agonists. Pubmed and Web of Science. Search terms: horse, inhalant anaesthesia, balanced anaesthesia, partial intravenous ...
Donaldson James Fergus JF Department of Urology, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, - - 2014
Vaginal foreign bodies (FBs) are a rare cause of vesicovaginal, rectovaginal, or urethrovaginal fistulae. The aim of this study was to describe a rare case of vesicovaginal fistula (VVF) and obstructive uropathy and to review the literature. A case is presented. A comprehensive review of the literature was performed (1948-2013). ...
Ormond Andrew A Chicago Medical School, Rosalind Franklin University, North Chicago, - - 2014
Peritonsillar abscess in children younger than 5 years old has rarely been reported in the literature. We present the case of a 22-month-old child with a right peritonsillar abscess with parapharyngeal spread that was complicated by airway obstruction secondary to rapid epiglottic swelling. The severity of the airway obstruction necessitated ...
Tormoehlen L M LM Department of Neurology and Emergency Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine , Indianapolis, IN , - - 2014
Abstract Context. Clinical effects of hydrocarbon exposure have been reported since 1897. These substances are ubiquitous, and their exposures are common. The specific hydrocarbon and route of exposure will determine the clinical effect, and an understanding of this is helpful in the care of the hydrocarbon-exposed patient. Objective. To complete ...
Huang Wenting W 1 Department of Thoracic Surgery, 2 Department of Respiratory Medicine, Daping Hospital, Third Military Medical University, Chongqing 400042, - - 2014
Giant bullous emphysema (GBE), known as 'vanishing lung syndrome', usually occurs in association with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). In this report, we describe a patient with giant emphysematous bulla occupying approximately 95% of the right hemithorax, who had history of repeated attacks of acute exacerbation of COPD. About 95% ...
Smyth Robert J - - 2014
Pulmonary blastomas are a rare aggressive neoplasm comprising 0.25-0.5% of all primary lung tumors and portend a poor prognosis. They display a biphasic histology with mesenchymal and epithelial components. Historically, the term pulmonary blastoma had included both pure fetal adenocarcinomas, pleuropulmonary blastomas as well as the classic biphasic blastomas. However ...
Gorphe P P Département de cancérologie cervico-faciale, institut de cancérologie Gustave-Roussy, 114, rue Edouard-Vaillant, 94800 Villejuif, France. Electronic address: - - 2014
Twenty-five cases of airway fire during tracheostomy have been reported in the literature. The authors describe a case observed in their centre 3 years ago, discuss the causes and preventive management and propose guidelines for prevention of this complication. A 66-year-old woman was intubated and ventilated with 100% oxygen during ...
Lo Andrea C AC *Department of Radiation Oncology, British Columbia Cancer Agency, Vancouver Centre, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; †Department of Surgery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; ‡Department of Oncology, Saint John Regional Hospital, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada; §Department of Radiation Oncology, British Columbia Cancer Agency Fraser Valley Centre, Surrey, British Columbia, Canada; ‖Department of Radiation Oncology, British Columbia Cancer Agency Vancouver Island Centre, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada; ¶Department of Radiation Oncology, Cancer Care Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada; and #British Columbia Cancer Agency Centre for the North, Prince George, British Columbia, - - 2014
Although the value of peer review is increasingly recognized, there is little research documenting its impact in the setting of stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) for lung cancer. This study determines the dosimetric effect of peer review of tumor and normal tissue contouring in lung SBRT planning. Forty anonymized lung ...
Adachi Yasushi Y Division of Surgical Pathology, Toyooka Hospital, Toyooka, Hyogo 668-8501, Japan ; Department of Stem Cell Disorders, Kansai Medical University, Hirakata, Osaka 573-1010, - - 2014
Pulmonary sclerosing hemangioma (SH) is an uncommon benign or low-grade malignant tumor. Multicentric SH and SH with lymph node metastasis have rarely been reported. The present report describes a case of pulmonary SH with lymph node metastasis in a middle-aged female. A nodule was found incidentally in the lower left ...
Patnayak Rashmi R Sri Venketeswar Institute of Medical Sciences, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, - - 2014
We report a case of a well-differentiated fetal adenocarcinoma (WDFA) of the lung in a 50-year-old male smoker. The literature regarding this uncommon tumor is limited. This rare variant of adenocarcinoma is more common in females, in the third and fourth decades. Microscopically it is composed of neoplastic glands and ...
Consuegra Angélica A Servicio de Neumología, Instituto de Investigación Biomédica de A Coruña (INIBIC), Complejo Hospitalario Universitario de A Coruña, A Coruña, - - 2014
Waldenström's macroglobulinemia (WM) is a lymphoid malignancy characterized by infiltration, mainly of the bone marrow and lymph nodes, by small mature lymphocytes showing plasmacytoid differentiation, associated with an IgM monoclonal band, and, in general, a low degree of aggressiveness. We present the first case reported in the Spanish literature of ...
Longano Anthony A Dept of Anatomical Pathology, Monash Medical Centre, Clayton, Vic, Australia, - - 2014
primary liposarcomas of the lung are a rare occurrence, with fewer than a dozen reported in the literature(1-8) . Of these, only one dedifferentiated liposarcoma is described(7) . Here we present a second case of primary dedifferentiated liposarcoma of lung, in this instance demonstrating rhabdomyoblastic and chondroblastic differentiation. This article ...
Day Shandra R SR Division of Infectious Diseases & International Health, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA. Electronic address: - - 2014
Blastomycosis commonly occurs following inhalation of Blastomyces dermatitidis conidia causing a pulmonary infection and can disseminate to extrapulmonary sites. Osseous involvement primarily results from hematogenous spread, but in rare cases, direct inoculation can occur. We describe a case of osseous blastomycosis without pulmonary or disseminated disease successfully treated with posaconazole.
Geramizadeh Bita B Transplant Research Center, Department of Pathology, Nemazee Hospital, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, - - 2014
Epithelioid hemangioendothelioma is a vascular tumor with an intermediate malignant potential. This tumor is very rare in the lung parenchyma, and most of the previously reported cases have been asymptomatic. There is no standard therapy for this tumor and prognosis in the previous reports has been variable. Herein we report ...
Mutneja Rahul - - 2014
Acute adult T-cellleukemia/lymphoma (ATLL) is a hematologic malignancy that usually entails a poor prognosis; median survival is only six months. Significant immunosuppression is commonly seen in these patients. Lung involvement in ATLL is usually documented either radiographically or as an autopsy finding. Few proven cases of ante mortem extensive lung ...
Steele Catriona M CM Toronto Rehabilitation Institute - University Health Network, 550 University Avenue, #12-101, Toronto, ON, M5G 2A2, Canada, - - 2014
Penetration-aspiration is considered the most serious component of oropharyngeal dysphagia. Clinicians regularly evaluate the pathophysiology of swallowing and postulate reasons or mechanisms behind penetration-aspiration. In this article we share the results of a two-stage literature review designed to elucidate the association between abnormalities in physiological measures of swallowing function and ...
Ardehali B B Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, Charing Cross Hospital, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Department, Fulham Palace Road, London W6 8RF, United Kingdom. Electronic address: - - 2014
Anastomotic microvascular device has gained popularity in reconstructive microsurgery over the last two decades. A systematic literature search has been carried out in the use of the venous coupler device in microsurgery to assess its impact on patency rate in microsurgery. Using key words related to the topic, a literature ...
Berndtson Allison E AE From the *Department of Surgery, University of California-Davis; and †Department of Burn Surgery, Shriners Hospitals for Children-Northern California, - - 2014
White phosphorus is a common industrial and military compound, which can cause severe thermal and chemical burns beyond what would be predicted from body surface area alone. The authors present a rare case of a 45-year-old male patient who suffered white phosphorus burns combined with arsenic inhalation because of an ...
Wang Congli - - 2014
The newly proposed International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer, American Thoracic Society, and European Respiratory Society (IASLC/ATS/ERS) classification of lung adenocarcinoma has emphasized the prognostic significance of histological subtyping. In this study, 2 surgical pathologists reevaluated 49 consecutive cases of invasive primary pulmonary adenocarcinomas; histological subtyping was performed ...
Don Massimiliano M 1"Sant'Antonio" General Hospital, Pediatric Care Unit, San Daniele del Friuli , Udine , - - 2014
Acinar dysplasia congenital alveolar dysplasia and alveolar capillary dysplasia with misalignment of pulmonary veins belong to the diffuse developmental disorders (congenital lung dysplasia), very rare fatal disorders of infancy that occur early in lung development. A case of quickly fatal congenital lung dysplasia in a full-term infant is presented and ...
Bhardwaj Himanshu H *Department of Pulmonary Medicine & Critical Care, Internal Medicine, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK †Department of Pulmonary Medicine and Tuberculosis, Internal Medicine, Indira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, - - 2014
Lung herniation, defined as the protrusion of lung tissue outside the normal boundaries of thoracic cage, is an unusual event. This most commonly occurs as a consequence of thoracic trauma. Spontaneous subtypes of lung herniation are rare with only a few cases reported in medical literature. We present a 63-year-old ...
Tsai Su-Wei SW Department of Otolaryngology, College of Medicine and Medical Center, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan, - - 2014
Chondrosarcoma is categorized as a malignant cartilaginous tumor, which occurs rarely in the craniofacial region. We report the case of a 68-year-old man with chondrosarcoma in the subglottic area. His chief symptoms were hoarseness and mild dysphagia. A computed tomography scan revealed a lesion with expansion of the cricoid cartilage ...
Wang Allen Y AY Department of Otolaryngology, Westmead Hospital, University of Sydney, Westmead, Sydney, NSW 2145, - - 2014
Relapsing lymphoma involving the trachea causing tracheal obstruction is exceedingly uncommon. Despite its rarity, it should be considered in the differential diagnosis when a patient with known lymphoma presents with signs of airway obstruction such as stridor. We report an unusual case of relapsing non-Hodgkin's lymphoma with tracheal involvement in ...
Jain Vishakha V VV Department of Medicine, Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Sewagram, Wardha, Maharashtra, - - 2014
Lymphangiomyomatosis (LAM) is a rare cystic interstitial lung disease that exclusively affects women of child bearing age and is associated with vascular proliferation of smooth muscle cells in the lung. We report a case of young female with pulmonary LAM presenting with recurrent pneumothorax.
Kim So Hyun SH Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, Yeungnam University Daegu, - - 2014
Amyloidosis is characterized by an extracellular deposition of insoluble fibrils. Amyloid deposition caused various clinical symptoms associated with affected organs. Secondary amyloidosis without renal involvement and chronic inflammatory conditions is rarely reported. We experienced a case of secondary intestinal amyloidosis presented with recurrent hematochezia and abdominal pain in a 54-year-old ...
Jackson M M Department of Respiratory Medicine, Royal Children's Hospital, Queensland Children's Respiratory Centre , Brisbane, QLD , - - 2014
We describe a case of bilateral inhalation of barium in an infant following a barium swallow for investigation of dusky spells associated with feeds. A bronchoscopy subsequently revealed the presence of a mid-tracheal tracheo-esophageal cleft. To date, little has been reported on barium aspiration in children and there is no ...
Deshmukh Hitesh H Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA. Electronic address: - - 2013
We report a case of alveolar capillary dysplasia with misaligned pulmonary veins and review the literature to highlight the importance of lung biopsy, which can affect the decision to use invasive and likely ineffective therapy such as extracorporeal membrane oxygenation.
Chen Wei - - 2013
Fifty percent of patients with primary ciliary dyskinesia(PCD) have situs inversus. Diffuse panbronchiolitis (DPB) might be one of the characteristic features of the lung in PCD. We reported a case of PCD without situs inversus, yet complicated with DPB, and did literature review. A 34-year-old non-smoking Chinese woman with 6-year ...
Ko Christine J CJ Dermatology and Pathology, Yale University, New Haven, CT, - - 2013
Intercellular epidermal deposition of immunoglobulin G (IgG) in a continuous net-like or 'chicken wire' pattern is a well-described and diagnostic finding in direct immunofluorescence (DIF) studies of pemphigus. In our experience, punctate or dot-like intercellular deposition of IgG can also be seen in cases of pemphigus but has received little ...
Berman Helen - - 2013
The wwPDB responds to the article by Joosten et al. [(2013), Acta Cryst. D69, 2293-2295].
Senussi Mourad H - - 2013
Ethyl chloride (CH3CH2Cl) or chloroethane is a colorless volatile halogenated hydrocarbon gas found in many commercially available solvents, and it may be used as an inhalant of abuse. Neurologic toxicity has been reported, as well as deaths. We present a case of a 47-year-old HIV-positive man who presented with acute ...
Kira Shinichiro - - 2013
Reexpansion pulmonary edema (RPE) is an increased permeability pulmonary edema that usually occurs in the reexpanded lung after several days of lung collapse. This condition is recognized to occur more frequently in patients under the age of 40 years, but there has been no detailed analysis of reported pediatric cases of ...
Kayemba-Kay's S - - 2013
Pulmonary agenesis is a rare congenital malformation of lung development defined as complete absence of lung tissues, bronchi, and pulmonary vessels; it may be uni- or bilateral. The right-sided form carries the poorest prognosis due to severity of co-existent anomalies. Its diagnostic circumstances are variables: first reported cases were diagnosed ...
Shahzad Hira - - 2013
Nodular lung disease is a rare presentation of sarcoidosis. Radiologically it can present as multiple pulmonary masses or solitary lung nodule. We report three cases of nodular sarcoidosis in young females of Asian origin who had initially presented with dry cough and worsening dyspnea non-responsive to initially administered antibiotics. Pulmonary ...
Vaish Arvind Kumar AK Department of Medicine, King George's Medical University, Lucknow, - - 2013
Here, authors present a review on clinical presentation and management of exposure of phosgene gas after reviewing the literature by searching with keywords phosgene exposure on Google, Cochrane, Embase and PubMed with a background of experience gained from 10 patients who were admitted to our institute after an accidental phosgene ...
Bunyan D - - 2013
Infectious micro-organisms may be transmitted by a variety of routes. This is dependent on the particular pathogen and includes bloodborne, droplet, airborne, and contact transmission. Some micro-organisms are spread by more than one route. Respiratory and facial protection is required for those organisms which are usually transmitted via the droplet ...
von der Thüsen Jan H JH Department of Pathology, Medisch Centrum Haaglanden, The - - 2013
Pleuroparenchymal fibroelastosis (PPFE) is a distinct pattern of pulmonary fibrosis which often runs a rapidly progressive course with a poor prognosis, and it is likely to be introduced as a separate entity in the new classification scheme of idiopathic interstitial pneumonias. It is characterised by pleural fibrosis and subpleural fibroelastosis, ...
Bernardi Fabiola Del Carlo - - 2013
Abstract The lungs are the most frequent site of metastasis of osteosarcomas; therefore, children with osteosarcoma are submitted to CT scans periodically to detect precocious lung nodules. Although children with osteosarcoma have a higher incidence of a second malignancy than the general population, secondary malignancies in the lungs are rare. ...
Chikkannaiah Panduranga - - 2013
Congenital cystic adenomatoid malformations (CCAM) also known as congenital pulmonary airway malformation is a developmental, non-hereditary, hamartomatous abnormality of lung with unknown etiology. It is a rare disease with an incidence of 1 in 25,000 to 1 in 35,000. It is a disease of infancy with most of the cases ...
Jiang Kailun - - 2013
Choroidal metastasis is the most common intraocular neoplasm and is associated with significant morbidity. In a small percentage of patients, ocular manifestation may be the initial presentation of a systemic malignancy and can be diagnostically difficult to distinguish from ocular primary malignancies. Herein, we present a case of a never-smoker ...
McDonnell M J - - 2013
BACKGROUND: Pulmonary alveolar proteinosis (PAP) is a rare lung condition characterised by the accumulation of lipoproteinaceous surfactant material within alveolar airspaces resulting in clinical manifestations ranging from asymptomatic to severe respiratory failure. Three disease subtypes are recognised: autoimmune, secondary and congenital. METHODS: We describe two presentations of PAP in the ...
Kinsey C Matthew - - 2013
Pill aspiration represents a unique type of foreign body aspiration requiring a distinct diagnostic and therapeutic approach. In many cases, the "foreign body" itself may no longer be present, whereas the airway manifestations may persist for months to years. Limited data exist to guide management decisions. We report two cases ...
Yeniel Ahmet Ozgur - - 2013
We present a case of infantile myofibromatosis of the lung detected at 32 weeks' gestation. The fetus was monitored with weekly ultrasound examinations measuring the mass size and amniotic fluid index. On day 2 after delivery, due to respiratory distress, an exploratory thoracotomy was undertaken and the mass was resected. ...
Huang Haidong - - 2013
This paper reports a case of endometriosis of the lung in a 29-year-old woman with long-term periodic catamenial hemoptysis. A chest computed tomography image obtained during menstruation revealed a radiographic opaque lesion in the lingular segment of the left superior lobe. During bronchoscopy, bleeding in the mucosa of the distal ...
Al-Khouzaie Thamer H - - 2013
A 45-year-old man presented with malaise, arthralgia, and dyspnea. The chest CT scan showed bilateral patchy consolidation in the lower lobes. A lung biopsy revealed intra-alveolar fibrin "balls" deposits and focal features of organizing pneumonia, both of which are typical pathological features of acute fibrinous and organizing pneumonia (AFOP). The ...
Verstraeten A S AS Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Antwerp University Hospital, Edegem. - - 2013
We describe the case of a man with known dermatomyositis who presented with a dry cough and who early after admission rapidly evolved to respiratory insufficiency. Based on pathological and radiological findings, the diagnosis of diffuse alveolar damage was made. Postmortem examination also revealed infection with yeast, Torulopsis glabrata. Polymyositis ...
Bhattacharyya Tapesh - - 2013
Primary adenoid cystic carcinoma of lung is an unusual thoracic neoplasm, which is considered as a slow-growing low-grade malignancy. The primary treatment for this tumor is surgery. The role of radiotherapy, chemotherapy, and targeted agents is less well defined. Here we report a case of inoperable adenoid cystic carcinoma of ...
de Torres García Irene - - 2013
Study Design. A case report. It's a retrospective longitudinal descriptive design.Objective. To emphasize the importance of monitoring the breathing capacity in patients with moderate-severe scoliosis, even in adulthood.Summary of Background Data. Diseases that disturb the structure of the chest wall affect the function of the respiratory pump. Restrictive respiratory pattern ...
Taylor William St J - - 2013
Pulmonary carcinoid and pulmonary lymphoma are both rare cancers and are seldom seen together. Cases have been reported of their coexistence in the gastrointestinal tract, but our literature searches only found a single case of their coexistence in the lung. We discuss our case as well as the literature to ...
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