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Lippacher Sabine - - 2012
Patellar instability is a common knee injury in children and adolescents. After first-time dislocation, a nonoperative course is widespread. In cases of recurrent patellar dislocation, operative therapy is widely recommended. This case report shows the complicating history after a period of numerous patellar dislocations with primarily spontaneous reduction and a ...
Duntze J - - 2012
OBJECTIVE: This case reports atlantoaxial stabilization in case of V3 segment anomaly. PATIENT: We report the case of a patient who was victim of a complex C2 fracture requiring atlantoaxial stabilization whereas the initial cervical 3D CT angiography showed a persistent first intersegmental artery consisting in a V3 segment of ...
King Ian - - 2012
A 32-year-old man presented with chemical burns to his penis following accidental application of depilatory cream to the area. The gentleman consequently sustained deep dermal burns to his penis, experiencing genital swelling and dysuria. This injury was managed conservatively in our burns unit and the patient was discharged shortly after. ...
Paschos Konstantinos A - - 2012
Trauma has been reported as a cause of appendicitis on several cases in the literature. The present study reports the relationship between blunt abdominal trauma (BAT) of injury severity score less than 4 and appendicitis. A 17-year-old girl developed appendicitis after a minor BAT. An ecchymosis at the right lower ...
Mascarenhas Ana Karina - - 2012
ARTICLE TITLE AND BIBLIOGRAPHIC INFORMATION: Mouthguards in sport activities: history, physical properties and injury prevention effectiveness. Knapik JJ, Stephen W, Marshall SW, Lee RB, Darakjy SS, Jones SB, et al. Sports Med 2007;37(2):117-44. REVIEWER: Ana Karina Mascarenhas, BDS, MPH, DrPH PURPOSE/QUESTION: To assess the effectiveness of mouthguards in preventing orofacial injuries ...
Bhatt Y M - - 2012
A musical hallucination is defined as a form of auditory hallucination characterised by the perception of music in the absence of external acoustic stimuli. It is infrequently cited in the literature, although population studies suggest a greater prevalence. The aetiology of this unusual disorder remains unclear. A 70-year-old man with ...
Schwerkoske John P - - 2012
OBJECTIVE: To review the literature for cases of deliberate self-harm that directly reference Bible verses as a motivation for action and discuss predictive factors of such behaviors and post-injury management strategies. METHODS: Sixteen cases of self-mutilation prompted by Biblical verses were found in the existing literature. The authors also describe ...
Reisner Andrew D - - 2012
The focus of this practice review is to understand the precursors, correlates, and treatment of self-injury by ingestion of foreign objects among patients in inpatient mental health facilities. These cases exhibited pervasive psychopathology of early onset, histories of severe personality disorder, and trauma. The cases seemingly presented a higher incidence ...
Asati Dinesh P - - 2012
Examination of non-accidental injuries on a body should be done with caution, as often skin diseases can mimic deliberate injuries. Patients with active dermatoses or their residual/post-inflammatory spots seen during autopsy can generate false alarms or suspicion of burns, child abuse or battering, sexual assault or other medicolegal cases. The ...
Syebele Kabunda - - 2012
OBJECTIVE: This article describes a case series of oral and oropharyngeal impalement injuries in pediatric patients and highlights the peculiar etiological role of the rural environment. STUDY DESIGN: The records of nine pediatric patients who presented with oropharyngeal impalement injuries were reviewed. The patients were all from various rural areas ...
Jayasundara J A - - 2012
Heterotopic ossification (HO) is a potential complication following brain or spinal cord injuries and diseases. Post-encephalitis HO is rare, and the number of affected joints is a prognostic predictor. A literature review revealed only a limited number of such cases, with one or two anatomical regions affected in each case. ...
Borgonovo Andrea - - 2012
After an inferior alveolar nerve (IAN) injury, the onset of altered sensation usually begins immediately after surgery. However, it sometimes begins after several days, which is referred to as delayed paresthesia. The authors considered three different etiologies that likely produce inflammation along the nerve trunk and cause delayed paresthesia: compression ...
Lessne Mark L - - 2012
Reperfusion injury after venous thrombolysis for phlegmasia cerulea dolens (PCD), despite its potentially rapid, fatal course, has not been well described in the literature. Two cases of fatal reperfusion injury after venous thrombolysis are reported, and the clinical manifestations and treatment strategies of PCD and the aspects of reperfusion injury ...
Janzen Mark - - 2012
The clinical and intraoperative findings of an iatrogenic injury to a congenitally present right sided ascending aorta treated by deployment of a percutaneous closure device is reported. This is a first literature report of a biodegradable closure system being utililized to treat a puncture to the ascending arch.
Cagle William E G WE - - 2012
ABSTRACT: Traumatic cardiac injuries are an uncommon diagnosis in the pediatric population. Of the traumatic cardiac injuries, more than 95% are contusions. Traumatic ventricular aneurysms are exceptionally rare, and most are detected during long-term follow-up. They are usually successfully managed medically but can require emergent surgical intervention. We report the ...
Yang Jae-Hyuk - - 2012
Chemical burn under pneumatic tourniquet is an iatrogenic preventable injury and is rarely reported in the literature. The two important mechanisms are maceration (friction) and wetness underneath the tourniquent. In this report, our experience with two illustrative patients who presented with iatrogenic tourniquet associated burn is described.
Han Jae-Young - - 2012
Simultaneous pulmonary thromboembolism (PTE) and hemopericardium is a rare but life-threatening condition. As hemopericardium is a contraindication to anticoagulation treatment, it is challenging to handle both conditions together. The objective of the study was to report a rare case of a man with thoracic spinal cord injury presenting with simultaneous ...
Fulcher James - - 2012
ABSTRACT: This retrospective case review examines farm tractor-related deaths in the Commonwealth of Virginia for an 11-year period, from 1997 to 2007. This study compares decedent's demographic information, toxicology results, and medical histories.A vast majority of farm tractor-related deaths were male (98%) and white (91%). The average age was 60 ...
Massimi Luca - - 2012
Chiari I malformation (CI) continues to raise great interest among physicians due to the larger and larger number of newly diagnosed cases. The clinical and radiological picture and the management options of such a chronic disease are well acknowledged as well as those of the associated syringomyelia. Little is known, ...
Galketiya Kamal P - - 2012
Blunt traumatic rupture of the diaphragm is rare. We provide a case report of rupture of the diaphragm with visceral herniation in blunt thoracoabdominal trauma.
Alsey Karl J - - 2012
Auricular petrification is a rare diagnosis and presents an interesting therapeutic challenge. Fewer than 160 cases have been reported in the literature since the first description by Bochdalek in 1866. The most common etiology is ectopic calcification. It may also result from injurious processes including frostbite, physical trauma, inflammatory conditions, ...
Ogundiran T O - - 2012
A 25-year-old man, riding a motorcycle, rammed into a moving car at a T junction and sustained a blunt lower-right abdominal injury with the handlebar of his motorbike. He developed a swelling at the point of impact for which he presented in hospital 10 days later. Clinical assessment revealed a ...
Addas Bassam M - - 2012
This report concerns a case of a 32-year-old male with right ulnar neuropathy caused by arterio-venous fistula due to gunshot wound injury presenting with severe neuropathic pain along the ulnar nerve distribution. Intra-operative exploration and ligation of the fistula relieved the patient`s neuropathic pain. A review of the recent English ...
Carofino Bradley C - - 2012
Arthroscopic management of lateral epicondylitis is a commonly performed procedure that has a good track record of efficacy and safety based on the current literature. Here, we report 2 cases of nerve injuries resulting from this operation: 1 posterior interosseous nerve transection and 1 partial median nerve laceration.
Geertsema Dorien - - 2012
Although the incidence of vascular injuries after total knee arthroplasty is quite low, clinical outcome could be significantly impaired. Quick response and accurate management are important to achieve the best possible outcome. We present 3 cases of popliteal pseudoaneurysm formation after total knee arthroplasty and their treatment by endovascular stenting ...
Ryan William D - - 2012
Abstract Objective: "Cord accident" (compromised umbilical blood flow) as a cause of stillbirth is under-reported, mainly due to lack of diagnostic criteria. We have previously established histologic criteria for diagnosis of cord accident, based on fetal vascular pathology in the placenta. In the current study, we set out to test ...
Chang John H - - 2012
Background:  To describe the clinical features and management of cat-scratch inflicted corneal lacerations. Design:  Retrospective, observational case series. Participants:  Three patients (aged 3, 7 and 35 years) with cat-scratch inflicted full-thickness corneal lacerations. Methods:  Retrospective medical chart review and review of the published literature. Main outcome measures:  Details of clinical ...
Cascallana José L - - 2012
Methanol is a potent neurotoxic substance that causes severe metabolic acidosis and serious neurological disorders. Most of the cases are accidental exposures to drinking beverages contaminated with methanol. There are few articles reporting pure methanol intoxication; however, it is well known that small quantities of pure methanol causes blindness and ...
Atabey Cem - - 2012
Penetrating landmine injuries are the unavoidable consequences of military conflicts. They are potentially life-threatening. The mortality rates in the literature range from 23% to 92% and are considerably higher in patients admitted with poor neurologic state. Penetrating craniocerebral injuries require early surgical management designated to prevent infection and remove foreign ...
Mathis Stéphane - - 2012
: Bilateral femoral nerve injury can occur after various surgical and nonsurgical processes, but has rarely been reported. : We describe a case of bilateral femoral neuropathy after a suicide attempt in a 41-year-old woman. We suggest a stretch mechanism to explain this observation. We also discuss the other causes ...
Limeres Jacobo - - 2012
Abstract -  Background: Self-inflicted oral injuries of organic origin are particularly common in certain diseases, syndromes, and systemic disorders. In this article, we discuss the characteristics of these oral lesions and their treatment. Literature Search: The authors have reviewed the most relevant literature relating to oral self-injury through a search in textbooks and ...
Xia Xinlei - - 2012
ABSTRACT:: Study Design. Case report and literature review.Objective. To report the case of a young patient who sustained a penetrating wound with a knife tip retained in his cervical vertebrae and to review the literature.Summary of Background Data. Stab wound with foreign body retained, associated with spinal cord (SCI) and ...
Belen Cary - - 2012
Vancomycin causing acute kidney injury has traditionally been associated with acute interstitial nephritis. There have been a few case reports of biopsy-proven acute tubular necrosis (ATN) from vancomycin in the pediatric literature and only one previous report in the adult population. Here, we report a second case of biopsy-proven ATN ...
Landge Vikrant - - 2012
Dislocation of the scapula between the ribs and into the thoracic cage is a very rare event. Scapulothoracic dissociation though has been reported, usually occurs after a severe injury and is often associated with other serious injuries like brachial plexus or chest injury, etc. Ainscow has described a rare type ...
Batchelor Jonathan M - - 2012
The authors report a female patient with recalcitrant ulcerated necrobiosis lipoidica (NL) that was resistant to numerous systemic agents and who responded to treatment with intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG), leading to resolution of the ulcerated areas for several months. Subsequent treatment with two further courses of IVIG was less effective, but ...
Hansom D - - 2012
The authors present a rare case of ventriculitis secondary to cerebro spinal fluid (CSF) colonization with Escherichia coli species in a 65-year-old woman. Passage of bacterial organisms from the lumen of the gastrointestinal tract to the bloodstream or lymphatic tissue is known as translocation. Once in the bloodstream, particular bacteria ...
Roderique Ensign Joseph D - - 2012
For smoke inhalation injury of a pregnant woman, one must treat two patients and be aware of the potential effects of carbon monoxide (CO) and cyanide (CN) poisoning on both the mother and the fetus. In a pregnant woman, the size and age of the fetus and the degree of ...
Seong Eun Young - - 2012
Acute kidney injury (AKI) secondary to near-drowning is rarely described and poorly understood. Only few cases of severe isolated AKI resulting from near-drowning exist in the literature. We report a case of near-drowning who developed to isolated AKI due to acute tubular necrosis (ATN) requiring dialysis. A 21-yr-old man who ...
Zandonà Chiara - - 2012
Colonoscopy has became the gold standard diagnostic and therapeutic treatment for rectum and colon diseases. The splenic injury is a rare complication of colonoscopy and relatively few cases (less than 70) have been reported in the literature so far. Here we present a case of splenic rupture identified in an ...
Kibirige Davis - - 2012
Thyroid storm is an endocrinological emergency caused by an exacerbation of the hyperthyroid state and is characterized by multi organ dysfunction. Liver dysfunction or injury predominantly of a cholestatic type is one of the atypical manifestations of thyroid storm and has been previously described in literature. However, there have been ...
Howe Peter - - 2012
It is with great appreciation that we acknowledge the following reviewers who have served our research community by reviewing manuscripts for Nutrients in 2011. [...].
Pikora Terri J - - 2012
The objective of this review was to summarize the epidemiological literature for surfboard riding (surfing), kite surfing and personal watercraft (PWC) riding injuries and describe the incidence and nature of these injuries, common risk factors, and strategies for prevention. The databases searched for relevant publications included Medline, ScienceDirect, ProQuest International, ...
Piel Jennifer - - 2012
An important topic related to the insanity defense is what jurors should be told about the disposition of a defendant found not guilty by reason of insanity (NGRI). In the federal court system, jurors are not instructed about the consequences of an NGRI verdict. State courts, however, are divided on ...
Symeonidis Dimitrios - - 2012
Diaphragmatic rupture after blunt abdominal injury is a rare trauma condition. Delayed diagnosis is not uncommon especially in the emergency room setting. Associated injuries often shift diagnosis and treatment priorities towards other more life-threatening conditions. We present a challenging case of a young male with combined abdominal and head trauma. ...
Cecchetto Giovanni - - 2012
Percutaneous tube thoracostomy (PTT) remains the most widely performed procedure to manage blunt or penetrating chest traumas. This life-saving manoeuvre can be frequently associated with complications. We present the case of a 76-year-old man, admitted to a peripheral hospital after a car accident and treated by PTT, who died shortly ...
Sharan Deepak - - 2012
This review targeted all research previously conducted on the topic of musculoskeletal disorders and injury among physiotherapists, with a particular focus on studies that had examined individual, physical and psychosocial risk factors and provided suggestions or recommendations to prevent such injuries. Scientific literature published in English languages was searched using ...
Tazi Mohammed Fadl - - 2012
Although the management of either isolated rectal or bladder injury is no more controversial, their combined effect and their optimal management has been seldom reported in the English literature. From a case report of a 45-year-old male who was found to have a combined bladder and rectal injury secondary to ...
Byrnes Matthew - - 2012
Although there has been a marked improvement in the safety profiles of cars and in car crash outcomes, there has been a marked worsening in outcomes of motorcycle collisions. Motorcycles account for only 2% of vehicle registrations in the United States, but motorcycle collisions account for 10% of traffic deaths. ...
Luo Wei - - 2012
To the best of the authors' knowledge, there are few case reports of penetrating brain injuries (PBI) caused by nail guns and these have usually involved incomplete penetration of the skull. Complete penetration of a nail into the intracranial cavity is extremely rare. Here, two such cases are presented. In ...
Schwenk Michael - - 2012
The standardisation of the assessment methodology and case definition represents a major precondition for the comparison of study results and the conduction of meta-analyses. International guidelines provide recommendations for the standardisation of falls methodology; however, injurious falls have not been targeted. The aim of the present article was to review ...
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