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Mundi Jyoti P JP New York University School of - - 2013
We present a case of a 35-year-old woman with a yellow, verrucous, and itchy plaque on her scalp. Within this plaque, there was an erythematous, bleeding papule. Histopathologic findings were compatible with a diagnosis of syringocystadenoma papilliferum within a nevus sebaceous. We present a brief review of the natural history ...
Nygaard Uffe U Department of Dermatology and Venerology, Aarhus University Hospital, University of Aarhus, Aarhus, - - 2013
Allergic contact dermatitis to textile dyes is considered to be a rare phenomenon. A recent review reported a prevalence of contact allergy to disperse dyes between 0.4 and 6.7%. The relevance of positive patch testing was not reported in all studies. Textile dye allergy is easily overlooked and is furthermore ...
Pinto Benzeeta - - 2012
DRESS or drug reaction (or rash) with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms belongs to the severe cutaneous adverse reaction group and is characterized by hematological abnormalities and visceral organ involvement. Although most often related with anticonvulsant and sulfonamide use, it is reported with numerous other drugs. We report an unusual case ...
Stojanovic Martina - - 2012
ABSTRACT:: Endosalpingiosis and endometriosis represent ectopic growth of the fallopian tube epithelium and endometrial glands and stroma, respectively. Cutaneous endometriosis is a well-known entity, most often presented on scars after gynecological procedures. Cutaneous endosalpingiosis, however, appears to be a rare condition, with only 5 cases described in medical literature thus ...
Mahlau Manuel - - 2013
Recently, the use of enantiomerically pure counteranions for the induction of asymmetry in reactions proceeding through cationic intermediates has emerged as an exciting new concept, which has been termed asymmetric counteranion-directed catalysis (ACDC). Despite its success, the concept has not been fully defined and systematically discussed to date. This Review ...
Tezcan Ozgür D - - 2012
We would like to present the clinical course of nine patients who had an acute, painful dermatitis following contact with a rope used as a swimming area liner in the sea. The macroscopic and microscopic analysis of the fouling on the rope retrospectively, revealed Pennaria disticha as the causative organism. ...
Bhasin Aarti - - 2012
Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH) is a severe inflammatory disorder characterized by activation and proliferation of lymphocytes and histiocytes with cytokine release and uncontrolled hemophagocytosis, especially late in the course of the disease. Clinical features include relapsing fevers, hepatosplenomegaly, cytopenias, lymphadenopathy, and coagulopathy. The diagnosis can be challenging, as the early signs ...
Osburn Sandra - - 2012
This is the first review that has been published on the analytical applications of ion-molecule reactions (IMR) in Analytical Chemistry. Gas-phase IMR are not a common tool in most analytical laboratories, as they normally require substantial modification to the mass spectrometry hardware. Despite this there has been a significant increase ...
Chakravarthi Sunitha S Department of Orthodontics, Faculty of Dental Sciences, Sri Ramachandra University, Porur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, - - 2012
The aim of this paper is to review the current literature on allergy in orthodontics and to identify the predisposing factors and the implications of the allergic reaction in the management of patients during orthodontic treatment. A computerized literature search was conducted in PubMed for articles published on allergy in ...
Alhathlool Ammar - - 2012
Post-irradiation morphea (PIM) is an entity documented in the literature although still not mentioned in most of the dermatological textbooks with a frequency approximately 2 out of every 1000 patients who received radiotherapy. Most of the cases are misdiagnosed as recurrent or metastatic carcinoma. We report on a 64-year-old woman ...
Arslan Ferhat - - 2012
Cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection is usually asymptomatic in immunocompetent patients. A mononucleosis-like syndrome may develop in some patients. Various organ involvements (eg: encephalitis, meningitis, retinitis, myocarditis, pneumonia, hepatitis, enterocolitis, neuritis), which rarely occur in immunocompetent patients, have also been reported. Cutaneous necrotizing vasculitis caused by CMV infection has been reported very ...
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 ...
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