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Kilic Mehtap - - 2012
Sodium nitroprusside (SNP) is one of the most widely used parenteral antihypertensive agents in severe hypertension management. Toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN) is a rare, mostly drug-induced, severe muco-cutoneous reaction with various complications and high mortality. A fifteen years old girl who is on hemodialysis for chronic renal insufficiency and was ...
Verma Rajesh - - 2012
A 50-year-old man, a known case of human immunodeficiency virus infection for the past 1 year, was on antiretroviral therapy in the form of stavudine, lamivudine, and nevirapine. Three days after replacing stavudine with tenofovir, he developed redness on the face and neck and within 48 h the rash became ...
Abraham Rtika R - - 2012
AVN is caused by a disease, or severe trauma that affects the blood supply to the bone or in many cases may be idiopathic, with no known cause. AVN pathophysiology is most closely linked to SLE literature, and there is a strong cause and effect relationship between corticosteroid intake and ...
Couto M - - 2012
Paracetamol anaphylaxis is a very rare event, with only a few cases described in literature and even less reported in children. We report the case of a 15-year-old boy, referred to Immunoallergy Department due to four reproducible episodes of anaphylaxis after paracetamol administration, since the age of 8 years. The ...
Priyadarshi Rajeev N - - 2012
Wandering spleen is a rare occurrence. Torsion of the splenic pedicle is the major life-threatening complication of this entity. Preoperative diagnosis is based on radiological investigation. We report two consecutive cases, one adult and one child, in whom torsion in a wandering spleen was diagnosed based on a typical whirled ...
Monobe H - - 2012
Objective:We report a case of progressive facial hemiatrophy with cervical sympathetic hyperactivity as a possible underlying aetiology, based on clinical findings, three-dimensional computed tomography and thermographic imaging.Methods:We present a case report in which we describe the investigation and clinical course of progressive facial hemiatrophy, and we also review the world ...
Chouairy Camil J - - 2012
Xanthogranulomatous inflammation of the ovary (xanthogranulomatous oophoritis) is a rare condition, usually representing a complication of tubo-ovarian abscess following pelvic inflammatory disease (PID). We report a case of xanthogranulomatous oophoritis that occurred in a 31-year-old Lebanese lady, eight years following an open appendectomy as a reaction to talcum powder present ...
Satta Giovanni G Department of Medical Microbiology, Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust, London, - - 2012
Pasteurella multocida is a rare cause of infective endocarditis with only a few cases described. This report involves a 38-year-old penicillin-allergic patient in an immunocompromised state with several co-morbidities. Two molecular microbiological techniques, 16S rRNA sequencing and matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization time-of-flight mass spectrometry were used to confirm the species identification ...
Bahçeci Tatiana T Ba┼čkent University, Department of Nuclear Medicine, Ankara, - - 2012
We present the case of a 40-year-old man who underwent a FDG PET/CT study for restaging of renal cell carcinoma treated with left nephrectomy, for suspected metastasis in lung and retroperitoneal lymph nodes. The patient had a history of left inguinal hernia repair with implantation of mesh prosthesis 5 years ...
Agochukwu Nnenaya Q - - 2012
Chronic granulomatous disease (CGD) is a rare hereditary disease in which phagocytes have difficulty forming the superoxide radical required to kill certain pathogens. Individuals with CGD are susceptible to a specific set of infections and granulomatous lesions. We present the case of a 15-year-old boy with X-linked CGD who presented ...
Ali Mohammad - - 2012
To estimate the global burden of cholera using population-based incidence data and reports. Countries with a recent history of cholera were classified as endemic or non-endemic, depending on whether they had reported cholera cases in at least three of the five most recent years. The percentages of the population in ...
Caruso Thomas J - - 2012
There are approximately 10 000 pediatric burn survivors in the United States each year, many of whom will present for reconstructive surgery after severe burns in the head and neck (1). These recovered burn victims, who are beyond the acute phase of injury, often have significant scarring and contractures in the ...
Lawrence John W - - 2012
The purpose of this study was to perform a systematic review of the existing literature on the incidence of hypertrophic scarring and the psychosocial impact of burn scars. In a comprehensive literature review, the authors identified 48 articles published since 1965 and written in English which reported the incidence and ...
Ruiz Beguerie Julieta - - 2012
We report the case of a 45-year-old female patient previously diagnosed with subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus who presented with a one-week history of fever, tender erythematous nodules on her limbs, and palpable lymphadenopathy. Two incisional biopsies showed histiocytic infiltrates with abundant nuclear debris in the dermis and at the dermosubcutaneous ...
Samona Jason - - 2012
Eosinophilic fasciitis (EF) or Shulman's disease is a very rare condition first described in 1974 by Dr. Shulman in patients with diffuse fasciitis and eosinophilia. Fewer than 300 cases have been reported worldwide in the past 35 years. The current understanding of the disease in the medical community relies only ...
Cukurova Ibrahim - - 2012
Anatomic variations of the paranasal sinuses are very common. The paranasal sinus anatomy should be carefully examined prior to performing endoscopic sinus surgery in terms of both existent pathologies and anatomic variations. The anatomy of the paranasal sinuses and its variations have gained importance, along with advances in coronal paranasal ...
Li Yi-Ke - - 2012
Cutaneous neuroendocrine carcinoma (cNEC) is rarely seen in the external ear. In this paper, we newly describe a patient with cNEC in his right external auditory canal, followed by a further discussion on the clinical features, diagnosis, and treatments of cNEC of the external ear. A review of the literature ...
Nayak Hemanta K - - 2012
Hypertrophic osteoarthropathy is characterised by digital clubbing and periosteal reaction of long bones. Most cases are associated with malignancy or other conditions such as congenital heart disease, liver cirrhosis, pulmonary fibrosis, biliary atresia and inflammatory bowel diseases. We report a middle-aged man found to have 15-year history of clubbing of ...
Cevik Muazez - - 2012
The aim of this paper is to stay a very rare umbilico-inguinal fistula (UIF) resulting from a delayed suture reaction after the use of silk suture to repair an inguinal hernia. A 3-year-old boy presented with persistent umbilical discharge. The initial diagnosis was omphalitis and he was treated with broad-spectrum ...
Nicolas-Alonso Luis Fernando - - 2012
A brain-computer interface (BCI) is a hardware and software communications system that permits cerebral activity alone to control computers or external devices. The immediate goal of BCI research is to provide communications capabilities to severely disabled people who are totally paralyzed or 'locked in' by neurological neuromuscular disorders, such as ...
Mason Shawn T - - 2011
Consequences of major burn injuries often include losing the ability to engage in basic life functions such as work or employment. As this is a developing area of importance in burn care, the goal of this study was to perform a systematic review of the burn literature to ascertain a ...
Sadeghi-Bazargani Homayoun - - 2011
The approach to burn prevention, to be effective in a particular area, should be based on sound knowledge of etiological patterns of burns injuries and must take into account the geographical variations and socioeconomic differences in burn epidemiology. Although many articles are published on burns epidemiology in Iran, a holistic ...
Sarifakioglu Evren - - 2011
  Hematuria is defined as the abnormal presence of red blood cells in the urine and is commonly divided into gross and microscopic hematuria. Terminal hematuria occurs at the end of the urine stream and may have a prostatic, bladder, or trigonal cause. Here, we present a 16-year-old boy who ...
Saunders Sarah - - 2011
We report a case of a 4-year-old child found dead at his home inside a domestic clothes (tumble) dryer. The child had been reported missing in the morning by his mother and found a short time later inside the dryer with the door shut. The child was pronounced dead at ...
Eismann Regina - - 2011
Red ear syndrome (RES) is characterized by the attack-like occurrence of erythema, edema and dysesthesia of one or less frequently both ears. We report the case of a 31-year-old woman with stabbing pain and marked erythema and discrete edema of one ear, existing for 4 months, occasionally accompanied by burning ...
Bhagyalakshmi Atla - - 2011
Cutaneous angiosarcoma is a very aggressive tumor with poor prognosis. We report a case of cutaneous angiosarcoma in a patient with elephantiasis. To the best of our knowledge, there are very few cases reported in the literature. As there is no ideal treatment for cutaneous angiosarcoma, early detection can lower ...
Tierney Emily P - - 2011
BACKGROUND Fractional photothermolysis has been reported in the literature to improve pigmentary and textural changes associated with acne scarring. OBJECTIVE To review the literature for the treatment of acne scarring using nonablative fractional laser (NAFL) and ablative fractional laser (AFL) resurfacing. METHODS Review of the Medline literature evaluating NAFL and ...
McClurg Stanley W - - 2011
BACKGROUND.: Chondromyxoid fibroma (CMF) is a rare bone tumor, accounting for less than 0.5% of all bone tumors, with a predilection for lower extremity bone metaphyses. Involvement of the head and neck is extremely rare, with only 3 cases reported in the nasal septum in world literature. METHODS.: This is ...
Sulit Daryl J - - 2011
Hemangiopericytomas are rare tumors in which outcome varies with age of onset. Those developing in adults and older children tend to be aggressive with a poor prognosis. However, infantile hemangiopericytomas often behave in a more benign manner. Recent findings suggest aggressive lesions may be histogenetically distinct. Multicentric disease is exceptionally ...
Ibrahim Hussein Hassan Hamed - - 2011
A case of malignant gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) of the tongue is reported. The patient was a 60-year-old woman. She underwent extended hemiglossectomy, neck dissection and reconstruction of the defect with radial forearm microvascular free flap. Etiology, histopathology, differential diagnosis, clinical presentation, and treatment of GISTs are discussed. The absence ...
Fujita Noriko - - 2011
We experienced a leiomyosarcoma of the breast in an 18-year-old female. No specific treatment has been established. In order to clarify appropriate therapeutic management methods, the limited data available from our and previous case reports were assessed. A leiomyosarcoma of the breast must be excised with a negative margin. If ...
Stark Matthew - - 2011
A case of myofibrosarcoma of breast is reported. A female patient aged 81 years presented with a mammary mass lesion. Histologically, the tumor consisted of neoplastic spindle cells arranged in fascicles and with variably cellularity and hyalinization. Immunohistochemical studies showed expression of vimentin, smooth-muscle actin, and Bcl-2, but not desmin, S-100, ...
Kim Grace K - - 2011
Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (DFSP) is an uncommon cutaneous neoplasm with intermediate- to low-grade malignancy, but can be a surgical challenge. DFSP is characterized by a storiform proliferation of bland-appearing cells that diffusely infiltrate the dermis. Due to these characteristics, it has a high potential for wide and deep extensions into the ...
Bar Ronen - - 2011
We describe a case of primary breast hemangiosarcoma with tonsillar metastasis that manifested as a profuse oropharyngeal hemorrhage. The patient was a 54-year-old woman who presented to the emergency department with oral bleeding. A thorough examination revealed a distorted morphology of the left tonsil and a hemorrhage originating from it. ...
Madueme Peace - - 2011
Tuberous sclerosis (TS) is an autosomal dominant disorder characterized by benign hamartomas in multiple organ systems, including rhabdomyomas in the heart and subependymal giant cell astrocytomas in the brain. Mutations in the hamartin (TSC1) and tuberin (TSC2) genes have been identified as causative. We report an infant who presented with ...
Rossi Roberto - - 2011
We describe a rare case of a primary yolk sac tumor of the endometrium treated with a simple total hysterectomy without bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy and 3 cycles of the bleomycin, etoposide and cisplatin regimen.
Wang Yan - - 2011
Calcifying nested stromal-epithelial tumor (CNSET) of the liver is extremely rare. This tumor is characterized by nests of epithelial and spindle cells, an associated desmoplastic stroma, as well as variable calcifications and ossifications. Only 24 cases have been reported in the literature whereas none has been reported in Asian descendants. ...
Fu Lili - - 2011
We present a hitherto unreported case of vulvar phyllodes tumor which displayed morphologically malignant stroma including rhabdomyosarcomatous cellular elements. Clinically, the 61-year-old patient is free of recurrence 1 year after wide local excision.
Marinello Franco G - - 2011
Retrorectal or presacral tumors are extremely rare and their histologic origin varies greatly. Surgical excision is indicated to prevent complications or to rule out malignancy. A laparoscopic approach has been infrequently reported to date. The aim of this article is to report our experience in 4 cases, and to review ...
Martínez-Mata Guillermo - - 2011
Angiomyxolipoma is a rare tumor characterized by a proliferation of adipose tissue associated with a myxoid stroma and multiple vascular channels. To date, ten cases of angiomyxolipoma located in subcutaneous tissue, spermatic cord and subungual area have been reported in the literature. We describe the clinical and histopathologic findings of ...
Akhter Murtaza - - 2011
Oncogenic osteomalacia (OO) is a rare paraneoplastic syndrome, with only 100 reported cases in the literature. The majority of OO-associated mesenchymal tumors are due to a lesion called phosphaturic mesenchymal tumor, mixed connective tissue (PMTMCT) variant. There have been only 6 reported cases of OO of the spine. With this ...
Gui Xianyong - - 2011
BACKGROUND: Goblet cell carcinoid (GCC) is a clinicopathologically distinctive tumor that typically arises in appendix and metastasizes frequently. Although rare cases of ostensibly primary extraappendiceal GCC (EGCC) have been reported, the distinction from extraappendiceal metastasis of occult appendiceal primary may be problematic and has not been dealt with systematically in ...
Choi Audrey H - - 2011
INTRODUCTION: An inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor (IMT) of the small bowel mesentery with diffuse immunohistochemical staining for the anaplastic lymphoma kinase 1 gene is reported in a patient who presented with abdominal pain and uveitis. DISCUSSION: To our knowledge, only seven cases of IMT affecting the small bowel mesentery have previously ...
Kanitakis J - - 2011
Apocrine nevi are benign adnexal cutaneous hamartomas characterized by localized hyperplasia of mature apocrine sweat glands (ASG). Although ASG proliferation can be found in a number of acquired or congenital adnexal skin tumors, pure apocrine nevi are exceedingly rare. We present herein a new typical case of this tumor that ...
Adegboyega Patrick A - - 2011
A case of a 48-year-old woman with a 5 cm left vulvar mass that grew over a six month period is presented. Histopathologic examination of the excised mass was diagnostic of malignant eccrine poroma (eccrine porocarcinoma) with in-situ component. Due to the rarity of this tumor (only five vulvar cases ...
Desai Bobby K - - 2011
Environmental electrical injuries (electrical burns and lightning) are relatively common and are estimated to result in more than 3,000 admissions to specialized burn units each year here in the US. Lightning injuries are a small subset of electrical injuries and are responsible for an average of 300 injuries and 100 ...
Rajkumar G C - - 2011
Keratocystic odontogenic tumor (KCOT), also known as odontogenic keratocysts, as defined by World Health Organization (WHO), are known for their peculiar behavior, varied origin, debated development, unique tendency to recur, and disputed treatment modalities. We present a case of KCOT involving symphysis menti, right and left halves of the body ...
Arpornchayanon Olarn - - 2011
Intra-cortical osteosarcoma is the rarest subtype of osseous-producing tumor. Most reported cases present a low-grade histology with slow progression and good oncological control after adequate treatment. In this report, we describe a case and review the literature to propose adequate treatment. We present the case of a 21-year-old Thai woman ...
Kim J O - - 2011
Adenomyoma is a benign tumor composed of smooth muscle and benign endometrium. These tumors typically originate within the uterus. An extrauterine adenomyoma is an extremely rare entity. After an extensive literature search, only four cases of primary ovarian adenomyoma appear to have thus far been reported. Here, we report a ...
Liu Wei-Ping - - 2011
chordoid glioma is a rare tumor (World Health Organization grade II) with both glial and chordoid features, often located in the suprasellar region and anterior third ventricle. It was first described by Brat in 1998. Because there is no detailed information available from the clinical perspective, we reviewed the literature. ...
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