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Fuchs Joan - - 2013
Literature on bird spider or tarantula bites (Theraphosidae) is rare. This is astonishing as they are coveted pets and interaction with their keepers (feeding, cleaning the terrarium or taking them out to hold) might increase the possibility for bites. Yet, this seems to be a rare event and might be ...
Li Wenfei - - 2013
: We report a case of recurrent cutaneous necrotizing eosinophilic vasculitis (RCNEV) in a 57-year-old male. The patient presented with papules and pruritus of the lower limbs of more than 1 month duration, and with angioedema and intensively pruritic, necrotizing lesions of the bilateral anterior tibias and feet for 2 ...
Lessa Priscila Pacheco PP University of Taubaté, University Hospital of Taubaté, Dermatology Service, TaubatéSP, - - 2013
The authors describe a case of a female patient with Acral Pseudolymphomatous Angiokeratoma of Children, known as APACHE. It is a rare benign cutaneous disease, of unknown etiology, characterized by multiple, asymptomatic erythematous-violaceous papules and nodules, usually located unilaterally with acral distribution. Today, this denomination is questionable, since there are ...
Azari Amir A AA Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Wisconsin, - - 2013
Conjunctivitis is a common problem. To examine the diagnosis, management, and treatment of conjunctivitis, including various antibiotics and alternatives to antibiotic use in infectious conjunctivitis and use of antihistamines and mast cell stabilizers in allergic conjunctivitis. A search of the literature published through March 2013, using PubMed, the ISI Web ...
Merika E E - - 2013
Primary cutaneous amyloidosis of the penis is a rare entity. We describe two cases of primary penile cutaneous amyloidosis presenting as localized lesions on the penis and not associated with systemic amyloidosis. A comprehensive literature review of all published cases shows that the rarest form of cutaneous amyloidosis, nodular amyloidosis, ...
Lightner Donita D - - 2013
Mannitol is used for increased intracranial pressure and prevention of nephrotoxicity. We present a case report of a patient who experienced an anaphylactic response to mannitol and review the literature.
Kong L M - - 2013
5-aminosalicylates (5-ASA) remain an important strategy in the induction and maintenance of remission of inflammatory bowel diseases especially in ulcerative colitis. The prototypical drug of this class, sulfasalazine is generally well tolerated with severe hypersensitivity reactions and hepatotoxicity also described within the literature. When approaching a patient with an adverse ...
Khan Nadeem Ullah - - 2013
Anaphylaxis is a potentially fatal condition requiring immediate resuscitation. Data regarding the epidemiology of anaphylaxis are limited and inconsistent. A reason for the variability was unavailability of a universally acceptable case definition till 2005. We reviewed cases using this new definition AIM: To review the incidence, clinical presentation, cause and ...
Palmiere Cristian - - 2013
In forensic pathology routine, fatal cases of contrast agent exposure can be occasionally encountered. In such situations, beyond the difficulties inherent in establishing the cause of death due to nonspecific or absent autopsy and histology findings as well as limited laboratory investigations, pathologists may face other problems in formulating exhaustive, ...
Bose Sumit - - 2013
Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are widely used for the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease and peptic ulcer disease. PPIs are well tolerated, but they can cause hypersensitivity reactions (HSRs). Although simply avoiding a PPI after an HSR is appropriate for most patients, there are clinical scenarios that require treatment with ...
Nakajima Akira - - 2013
Hypersensitivity pneumonitis is defined as an allergic lung disease that occurs in response to inhalation of fungal antigens, bacterial antigens, chemicals, dusts, or animal proteins. The incidence of summer-type hypersensitivity pneumonitis is higher in the summer season, especially in Japan, due to the influence of the hot and humid environment ...
Urbina F - - 2013
This review of the literature on palmoplantar hypokeratosis, a process that was first indentified only 10 years ago, discusses the current state of our understanding, the therapeutic options available, and the debate about etiology. Forty-four publications reporting 69 cases were found. Palmar or plantar hypokeratosis occurs mainly in women (76.8%) ...
Bassas-Vila J - - 2013
Neutrophilic eccrine hidradenitis (NEH) is a nonspecific clinicopathological reaction pattern, classified as a neutrophilic dermatosis, that usually develops in patients receiving chemotherapy for a hematologic malignancy. More rarely, it has been reported in association with infectious agents such as Serratia and Enterobacter species, Staphylococcus aureus, and human immunodeficiency virus. We ...
Ferreira Dos Santos Luís - - 2013
The authors present two cases of purulent pericarditis secondary to pneumococcus pneumonia, a rare entity in the antibiotic era, one of them in an apparently healthy person. A systematized diagnostic approach to moderate pericardial effusion is presented, together with a review of purulent pericarditis. The presence of pericardial effusion with ...
Dyer J E - - 2013
Instillagel(®) (CliniMed, High Wycombe, UK) is commonly used in urethral catheterisation and to facilitate the passage of instruments into the bladder in urological practice. Its active ingredients include 0.25% chlorhexidine, 2% lidocaine, 0.06% methyl hydroxybenzoate and 0.025% propyl hydroxybenzoate. We discuss the case of an 84-year-old man who received intraurethral ...
Tu Honggang - - 2013
Dermatitis herpetiformis (DH) is an autoimmune disease that clinically manifests as pruritic vesicles and papules. The diagnosis of DH is often challenging because of its wide spectrum of clinical presentations. We here report 2 patients with DH in whom finger petechiae represented the initial and leading manifestation of the disease, ...
An Seo-Young - - 2013
A 10-year-old boy presented with a swelling on the right side of the jaw. He had undergone excision of the lesion about 10 months ago at a private dental clinic and the swelling began to regrow 4 months after surgery. A panoramic radiograph revealed 4 sclerotic round masses with radiolucent rims surrounded ...
Bittencourt Maraya de Jesus Semblano Mde - - 2013
Tattooing has been associated with a variety of complications including inflammatory and granulomatous reactions, transmission of infections, and neoplasms. We report a case of a 24-year-old male who presented with a 2-month history of an erythematous nodule involving a newly made tattoo on the right leg. An excisional biopsy was ...
Grunes Dianne - - 2013
Hypersensitivity pneumonitis (HSP) is a poorly understood entity typically caused by exposure to an inciting antigen such as fungi, thermophilic bacteria or animal protein. Clinically, HSP is often divided into acute, subacute and chronic forms. While the subacute form is best described from a pathologic standpoint, the pathology of chronic ...
Isaacs Thuraya - - 2013
In HIV-infected persons, a rash is the most common manifestation of drug hypersensitivity reactions. Non-nucleotide reverse transcriptase inhibitors are a major cause of cutaneous reactions. While the characteristics of nevirapine-associated cutaneous adverse drug reactions (CADRs) have been well described, there are limited data on efavirenz-associated CADRs. The objective of this ...
Anzalone C Lane - - 2013
Background. Nocardia are ubiquitous, aerobic, gram-positive actinomycetes. Nocardiosis typically occurs in immunocompromised patients, although immunocompetent individuals can also be affected. Purpose. The purpose of this case study is to review the clinical characteristics and treatments of a unique form of cutaneous nocardiosis. Materials and methods. We retrospectively reviewed the medical ...
Banan Parastoo - - 2013
Urticarial dermatitis is a poorly understood skin condition while it seems to be much more common than the paucity of reports suggest. It manifests with severely pruritic papules and plaques that resemble eczematous and urticarial lesions morphologically. The key clues to diagnosis are the urticarial appearance and overlap with an ...
Narayanan Aravind - - 2013
Hereditary angioedema (HAE) is a rare disorder caused by a deficiency of C1 esterase inhibitor. Minor trauma and emotional stress are the most common initiating events leading to contact system activation and excessive uncontrolled bradykinin release. This manifests as angioedema, a vascular reaction of the deeper layers of the skin ...
Carlesimo M - - 2013
Systemic non-Hodgkin lymphomas are often accompanied by cutaneous manifestations, which are not always looked out for. Nevertheless, these alterations can be very important because their presence is lied to the clinical behaviour of the underlying malignancy, with an early recognition being fundamental. The aim of this study was to make ...
Kornreich Davida A - - 2013
A PUBMED literature review revealed no reports of allergic contact dermatitis to Biosyn(™) suture material. We present the first case of such an allergic reaction. The case emphasizes the need to remember that suture material can occasionally elicit an allergic dermatitis which may increase the complications and morbidity associated with ...
Chu Emily Y - - 2013
Shiitake mushroom-induced toxicoderma, or shiitake dermatitis, is a widely recognized phenomenon in Japan, China, and Korea but only recently has been reported outside of Asia. Affected individuals develop a characteristic pattern of whiplike, linear, erythematous wheals within 1 to 2 days after consumption of raw or cooked shiitake mushrooms. Lentinan, ...
Radwan Alaa - - 2013
Abstract Purpose: The purpose of this study was to examine 2 cases of cytomegalovirus (CMV) retinitis, occuring in 2 immunocompentent adult patients. Methods: Case selection and literature review. Results: Both patients cited significantly decreased vision despite systemic, topical, and/or local corticosteroid use. Neither patient was using high-dose immunosuppressant therapy at ...
Pompeo Alexandre - - 2013
Scrotal calcinosis is a rare condition with presentation including intradermal nodules varying in size and number. Differentials include calcification of epidermal or pilar cysts noted by the presence of keratinaceous debris. We present 2 cases of scrotal calcinosis at our institution.
Dworak J J - - 2013
Concerns have been raised that diacetyl (DA) might be a respiratory sensitizer based on its LUMO energy similar to that of the respiratory allergen toluene-2,4-diisocyanate (TDI) and results of a local lymph node assay (LLNA) that reported an EC3 of 1.9%. To better understand the concerns, we performed a systematic ...
Cuomo G - - 2013
Toxoplasmosis, a worldwide zoonosis caused by a coccidian parasite Toxoplasma gondii, is more often asymptomatic in immunocompetent patients. We report the case of a 38-year-old immunocompetent male with a polymyositis as the presenting manifestation of T. gondii infection. The patient was hospitalized for a 30-day history of fever (T max ...
Karp J K - - 2013
Pulse granuloma is a rare, benign entity that most likely represents a reaction to vegetable material and is characterized by hyaline rings and foreign-body giant cells. We report a case of a pulse granuloma involving Meckel's diverticulum. The patient presented with abdominal pain and radiological findings consistent with Meckel's diverticulum. ...
Sarantopoulos George P GP AS-255C, UCLA Medical Center, CHS, 10833 LeConte Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA. - - 2013
The Society for Hematopathology and European Association for Haematopathology workshop, from October 27 to 29, 2011, in Los Angeles, CA, exhibited many exemplary skin biopsy specimens with interesting inflammatory changes mimicking features of cutaneous lymphoma. This article reviews features observed in cutaneous lymphoid hyperplasia, cutaneous drug reactions, lupus-associated panniculitis, pityriasis ...
Martin David - - 2013
Haemophilus influenzae rarely causes acute endometritis and the few published cases have always been associated with intrauterine devices (IUD). A 48-year-old female presented to the emergency department with a 3-day history of lower abdominal pain and fever. On physical examination she was tachycardic, hypotensive and had fundic tenderness to palpation. ...
Mohammed H - - 2013
Objective: To demonstrate that ventilation tubes can remain in situ much longer than expected, and that the materials used in the manufacturing of these tubes can degrade and cause complications. Long-term follow up and replacement of the tube is recommended. Method: Case report and review of the literature concerning the ...
Liu Abby Y - - 2013
This article describes 2 unusual cases of osseous metaplasia occurring within the eyelid and presents a brief review of the literature on cutaneous calcification. A 62-year-old man sought treatment for an eyelid mass containing osseous metaplasia in an area of lymphoid hyperplasia. An extensive oncologic workup ruled out malignancy. A ...
Stewart Nicholas - - 2013
Angiolymphoid hyperplasia with eosinophilia (ALHE), also known as epithelioid hemangioma, is a benign vascular proliferation of uncertain etiology. Herein, we present the first documented case of ALHE following venipuncture and review the published work regarding the relationship of this entity to preceding trauma.
Medeiros Clarissa C G - - 2013
OBJECTIVE: This article is a review of the several types of complications due to facial fillers containing polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA). BACKGROUND: Polymethylmethacrylate facial fillers are used to soften the results of the ageing process and to augment tissue. Although considered safe for the most part by advocates, they have been associated ...
Chia Justin - - 2013
Expert diagnosis of cutaneous pathology requires precise anatomic description. This brief report will review the clinically relevant surface anatomy of the nose.
Veraldi Stefano - - 2013
Hookworm-related cutaneous larva migrans (CLM) is characterized clinically by erythematous and slightly raised tracks, located especially on the feet. These tracks may be single or multiple, linear or serpiginous, more or less ramified and intertwined. The length is variable (up to many cm); the width ranges from 1 mm to 4 mm. ...
Singh Sanjay - - 2013
Insects are a class of living creatures within the arthropods. Insect bite reactions are commonly seen in clinical practice. The present review touches upon the medically important insects and their places in the classification, the sparse literature on the epidemiology of insect bites in India, and different variables influencing the ...
Chan May P - - 2013
BACKGROUND: The association of neutrophilic dermatoses with myeloid disorders is well known, but neutrophilic panniculitis in the same setting has only been reported infrequently. OBJECTIVE: We aimed to better characterize these lesions clinically and histologically, and to provide a comprehensive differential diagnosis and appropriate diagnostic approach. METHODS: The pathology archives ...
Pereira Hélder - - 2013
Although bioabsorbable screws promise to degrade within months up to several years after implantation, often this does not happen. In fact, other problems such as screw breakage, tunnel enlargement, allergic or foreign body reactions, cyst or abscess formation, and delayed migration of "biodegradable" screws have been reported. This study aims ...
Shankar Tara - - 2013
Omalizumab, a monoclonal anti-IgE antibody, is currently indicated for the treatment of moderate-to-severe allergic asthma. We have reviewed the published studies and case reports of off-label omalizumab use in the prevention of IgE-mediated hypersensitivity reactions of various causes. Additionally, we have reviewed anaphylaxis associated with omalizumab treatment. Many case reports ...
Draenert Miriam E - - 2013
To provide a current status of the art, answering the question whether a certain procedure of periodontal treatment is more reliable than another and where innovative developments could improve on the incidence of hypersensitivity by a systematic literature review. Pubmed, Embase and Cochrane library were considered for the study. 2,656 ...
Marak Creticus P - - 2013
Sarcoidosis is a multisystem disease which is most commonly manifested in the pulmonary system. However, extrapulmonary manifestations have also been frequently reported. Isolated occurrence of sarcoidosis in the genital system is rare and poses a diagnostic and therapeutic dilemma. Uterine sarcoidosis can present with cervical erosions, endometrial polypoid lesions, and ...
Konopinski Jonathan C - - 2013
Nodular cutaneous amyloidosis (NCA) is the rarest form of primary cutaneous amyloidosis. The amyloid fibrils of NCA are not unique to NCA but are also the prevailing amyloid component in primary systemic amyloidosis (PSA) and myeloma-associated systemic amyloidosis. Age of presentation in NCA has ranged from 20 to 87 years ...
Kluger N - - 2013
Sarcoidosis is an autoimmune disease of unknown etiology characterized by the presence of non-caseating epithelioid cell granulomas in multiple organs. Cutaneous sarcoidosis occurs in approximately 25% of the cases. Sarcoid reactions on old scars, traumatized skin sites and around embedded foreign material have long been observed. For the past 70 ...
Voorend Carlijn G N - - 2013
Erythema Nodosum Leprosum (ENL) is a humoral immunological response in leprosy that leads to inflammatory skin nodules which may result in nerve and organ damage, and may occur years after antibiotic treatment. Multiple episodes are frequent and suppression requires high doses of immunosuppressive drugs. Global occurrence is unknown. Systematic review ...
Cortellini G - - 2013
Multiple sclerosis is a disease with a potentially severe prognosis and epidemiologically increasing. Interferon beta 1a is a very useful maintenance therapy widely used by neurologists. In the literature, there are several case reports of  hypersensitivity reactions. In this case report we describe an anaphylactic IgE mediated reaction to interferon ...
Ravindran Rathy - - 2013
Orofacial granulomatosis is a granulomatous disease of orofacial region, which can occur for a variety of reasons. The clinical features are highly variable and sometimes so insidious that signs and symptoms are not frequently severe to cause alarm. The lips are most commonly involved with persistent/recurrent swelling. The medical history ...
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