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Souza Fernanda Homem de Mello de - - 2011
Simultaneous occurrence of granuloma annulare and necrobiosis lipoidica is quite rare. There are seven reported cases in the literature, but only one presenting ulcerated necrobiosis lipoidica. We report a 39-year-old male with histopathologically confirmed granuloma annulare and ulcerated necrobiosis lipoidica, without diabetes mellitus.
Meskin Seth W - - 2011
Purpose: To report a case of bilateral Mooren's-type corneal ulcers associated with severe hidradenitis suppurativa. Design: Case report and literature review. Methods: Detailed clinical course including presentation, medical, and surgical treatment. Results: A 47-year-old African American male with severe hidradenitis suppurativa presented with bilateral Mooren's-type corneal ulcers. His systemic workup ...
Nayil Khursheed - - 2011
Sellar and suprasellar tuberculomas are rare. Patients with these lesions usually experience headache, vomiting, and hypofunction of pituitary gland; imaging reveals an enhancing sellar-suprasellar mass. We report 2 rare cases of sellar-suprasellar tuberculomas in children aged 8 and 6 years. One child presented with features of headache and vomiting, and ...
El-Shabrawi Mortada H F - - 2011
Basidiobolus ranarum is a known cause of chronic subcutaneous zygomycosis. During the past decade, many cases have been reported with extracutaneous basidiobolomycosis. We aimed to review the medical literature on gastrointestinal basidiobolomycosis (GIB) as an emerging fungal infection causing a serious, and occasionally fatal, paediatric disease. We reviewed all reported ...
Padilla-Rodriguez Alvaro Lezid - - 2011
Hibernomas are rare benign tumors composed of cells reminiscent of brown adipose tissue. In the mammary gland, hibernomas are extraordinary rare, with only 4 cases reported previously. We report the fifth case in a 37-year-old woman who presented with a slowly growing mobile mass in her right breast. A 2.2 ...
Schoeman S - - 2011
We report a case of a chronic non-healing penile ulcer due to repeated topical application of crushed paracetamol tablets. To our knowledge, there are no such reports in the literature.
Al-Ayed Mohammed S - - 2011
We report the case of a child who presented with a subcutaneous mass on the left side of the chest wall of one month's duration. The mass was painful and increasing in size over time. He had a history of weight loss and a decrease in appetite, but no history ...
Ha Kee-Yong - - 2011
Sparganosis is a rare parasitic infection caused by the plerocercoid tapeworm larva of the genus Spirometra. We report the case of a 67-year-old man with a mass over the anteromedial surface of the proximal extremity of the tibia. We surgically excised a bursa containing Spirometra larvae. Sparganosis is a rare ...
Su Shao-Bo - - 2011
Primary granulomatous hypophysitis (PGH) is a rarely occurred inflammatory disease of unknown etiology. We retrospective review a case of PGH treated by microsurgical transsphenoidal approach and review the appropriately documented cases of PGH collected from the literatures. The patient was a 56-year-old female who presented with 4 months history of ...
Purohit G N - - 2011
Cutaneous Horn of the pinna is a relatively uncommon entity. Most of the cases reported in literature have been caused due to prolonged exposure to sunlight but in this case the cutaneous horn has been caused due to injury to the pinna with wheat sheaf.
Li Y P - - 2012
Schwannomas are rare and seldom extend into the anterior cranial fossa. Herein, we report a case of schwannoma arising from the olfactory groove in a 16-year-old girl who presented with generalized seizures without olfactory dysfunction or other neurologic deficits. Computerized tomography (CT) scan showed a large mass with abundant calcification ...
Fourie J - - 2011
Chronic ulcerative stomatitis (CUS) is a mucocutaneous disorder which is characterised by persistent oral mucosal ulceration. The clinical appearance is often reminiscent of oral lichen planus (OLP) leading to erroneous diagnoses. The immune mediated inhibition of the CUS protein (CUSP) is implicated in the pathogenesis of CUS. CUSP acts as ...
Sutherland Tom - - 2011
Introduction: Computed tomographic colonography (CTC) is a non-invasive method of examining the colon and is used for colorectal polyp and mass diagnosis. As the entire abdomen is examined, incidental extracolonic pathologies can be diagnosed. The types of extracolonic findings (ECFs) and their frequency have not been explored in an Australian ...
Marques Kevin - - 2011
Hypervascular placental polypoid mass is a possible source of acute hemorrhage after pregnancy. We present a case report and literature review of a rare case after spontaneous miscarriage. We describe the diagnosis, imaging, and management of placental polyps, which includes the use of iliac artery occlusion catheters with concomitant hysteroscopic ...
Gupta K - - 2011
The lipomatous differentiation occurring within neurocytoma has more frequently been reported in neurocytoma of cerebellar origin as case reports and short series. This case report describes the clinical, radiological, histopathological and ultrastructural findings of supratentorial central neurocytoma with lipomatous differentiation in a 45-year-old female. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) revealed an ...
Lin Wen-Ya - - 2011
Gastrointestinal mucormycosis with clinical presentation as an abdominal mass has been rarely reported in the current literature. In this observation, We report an unusual case of a child with acute lymphoblastic leukemia and neutropenic fever. During hospitalization, increasing abdominal pain and distension occurred, and initially treatments with broad-spectrum antibiotics were ...
Oliveira Brito Luiz Gustavo - - 2011
Benign leiomyomas are common soft tumors, arising especially in the female genital tract; unlike uterine leiomyomas, they rarely occur in perineal regions. They can develop wherever smooth muscle is present. Herein is reported the case of a large perineal leiomyoma in a 36-year-old woman who noted a palpable mass close ...
Hosseinnezhad Alireza - - 2011
Objective: To report a previously asymptomatic woman, who developed glucagon-induced pheochromocytoma crisis during preparation for elective colonoscopy.Methods: The clinical features, laboratory and imaging findings as well as outcome are presented and the related literature is reviewed.Results: A 76-year-old woman received glucagon prior to routine colonoscopy to inhibit intestinal motility. She ...
Ross James C - - 2011
Acute baclofen toxicity and withdrawal can present with a constellation of symptoms making differentiation between these two entities and other potential diagnoses challenging. Baclofen withdrawal is associated with numerous complications which may require neurocritical care expertise such as respiratory failure, refractory seizures, delirium, and blood pressure lability. Case report and ...
Kanaroglou Niki - - 2011
Posterior urethral valves (PUV) are now commonly suspected on antenatal ultrasound, but can present with a broad spectrum of severity postnatally. Rarely, the diagnosis is missed until adolescence or adulthood when the patient usually presents with lower urinary tract symptoms. We describe an even rarer case of PUV in an ...
Smith Geoffrey - - 2011
Coccidioidomycosis is a fungal infection endemic to the Southwestern United States that has a clinical presentation resembling community-acquired pneumonia. Disease occurs after inhalation of airborne arthroconidia. Dissemination to a variety of organ systems via hematogenous spread from a primary pulmonary focus may then occur. Coccidioidomycosis rarely involves the abdominal cavity. ...
Guo Ying-Kun - - 2011
To the best of our knowledge, fibrous hamartoma of infancy (FHI) mimicking teratoma presenting in the parapharyngeal space has not been reported to date. We present one case of this tumour and describe its characteristic findings on multidetector-row CT (MDCT). This case is of interest in that the parapharyngeal space ...
Magill J C - - 2011
Objective:We report the first case in the English language literature of an adamantinomatous infrasellar craniopharyngioma, and we describe our management strategy.Case report:A 46-year-old woman presented with a six-month history of left-sided nasal obstruction and epistaxis. Rhinological examination revealed a left-sided, polypoidal lesion lying medial to the middle turbinate. An urgent ...
Arshad Faisal A - - 2011
Acute onset stridor in a neonate following general anaesthesia is commonly attributed to laryngeal oedema secondary to anaesthetic airway trauma. The authors present a case of recurrent laryngeal nerve injury resulting in vocal cord paralysis causing stridor following central venous catheterisation under general anaesthesia in a neonate. This was managed ...
Lao Victoria Valinluck - - 2011
Heterotopic ossification (HO) is the ectopic development of normal bone within soft tissue that can occur after traumatic injury. It is uncommon and may be missed or misdiagnosed, which can lead to complications. We report the case of an 84-year-old male with a previous history of a laparotomy who underwent ...
MarszaƂek Andrzej - - 2011
We introduce a case of 53-year-old female with rapidly developing tongue ulceration clinically mimicking squamous cell carcinoma of the oral mucosa. After a microscopic examination traumatic ulcerative granuloma with stromal eosinophilia (TUGSE) was diagnosed. In a short literature review, we characterize this entity, analyse its aetiology and nature. Differential diagnosis ...
Paraskevas George K - - 2011
Sesamoid ossicles are ovoid or round nodular small bones found usually within a joint or tendon of the upper and lower limb and rarely at other regions. They are usually asymptomatic, resulting in an increased propensity to injuries. We report on two cases where sesamoid ossicles were detected within the ...
Hashmi Taqi - - 2011
This is a case report of a 44-year-old obese female who developed subclinical hepatic injury 4 weeks after starting metformin for type 2 diabetes. She had a rise in her alanine aminotransferase which peaked at 5 months (738 U/l) and rapidly declined within days of discontinuing her metformin. No other ...
Seki Atsuko - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: To report the first case of a subserosal uterus-like mass. DESIGN: Case report. SETTING: A community-based hospital. PATIENT(S): A 44-year-old nulliparous woman who complained of a left inguinal mass had a medical history that was notable for two features. One was left oophorectomy for a sliding hernia at 10 ...
Gandhi Ravi H - - 2011
Inflammatory pseudotumors (IP) are non-neoplastic lesions characterized by collagenous stroma and polyclonal mononuclear infiltrates. It is best characterized in the lung, but can occur in the CNS, mimicking a neoplastic process. We discuss the available literature and our cases in order to elucidate best medical practices when confronted with such ...
Ahmed A I - - 2010
Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM) is a rare, acute demyelinating condition. Although it usually presents in an acute or subacute manner over days, its clinical course may be rapid with symptoms and signs of severe intracerebral mass effect secondary to cerebral oedema. Case report and literature review. We report a case ...
Kalcioglu M Tayyar - - 2010
Hairy polyps are rare benign tumors that are derived from 2 germ layers: ectoderm and mesoderm. Although location in the head and neck area is rare, the soft palate as the site of origin is even more unusual. The clinical presentation depends on the polyp's location and size. These masses ...
Ling Geoffrey S F - - 2010
This article will provide an overview of the initial evaluation and management of traumatic brain injury (TBI). In cases of mild injury, conventional imaging in the absence of focal neurologic deficits is generally unrevealing. In the case of moderate or severe TBI, a review of neurocritical care is provided.
Hershberger Richard C - - 2011
We describe a case of severe acute pancreatitis after percutaneous mechanical thrombectomy (PMT) and review the literature for the occurrence of this complication. A 53-year-old man with a history of bilateral external iliac artery stent placement sought care for acute onset of lifestyle-limiting left claudication. Angiography confirmed left external iliac ...
Apok V - - 2010
Acute cerebellitis is a rare condition caused predominantly by viral infections. Seen in children and young adults, cases of acute cerebellitis associated with the influenza virus (and its vaccination) have been sparsely characterised in the literature. We report here a case of a teenage girl (previously fit and well) who ...
Pant Ishita - - 2010
Pilomatricoma (PMC) is a relatively uncommon benign skin neoplasm arising from the skin adnexa. Since the first description of PMC in 1880, there has been a gradual increase in understanding of the morphologic features and clinical presentation of this tumor. However, difficulties still persist in making clinical and cytologic diagnosis. ...
Goodarzi Mahmoud - - 2010
Pancreatic heterotopia has been described at several abdominal and intrathoracic locations, most commonly in the stomach and upper part of the small intestine. Its occurrence in the rectum is unusual, and malignant transformation in the rectum has not been reported. We report a case of ductal adenocarcinoma arising in a ...
Mancebo A - - 2010
The discovery of gas in the portal system related to indolent clinical settings has increased in recent years due to a growth in the performance of imaging tests. We report the first case of spontaneous resolution of portal pneumatosis due to acute gastroenteritis described in the literature.
Sharafeldin K N - - 2012
Slipped upper femoral epiphysis (SUFE) is a common condition affecting adolescent boys and girls. It is classified as acute, chronic or acute on chronic. The slip can be mild, moderate or severe. We present a case of chronic severe SUFE in a 16-year-old male with significant fixed bilateral deformities requiring ...
Kanoksil Wasana - - 2010
Parasitic appendicitis is uncommon. The authors reviewed the pathology of 4,130 appendices resected over the past 10 years (2000 to 2009). Only one case of eosinophilic appendicitis caused by Schistosoma japonicum was identified. The overall prevalence of schistosomal appendicitis was 0.024%. The case was a 61-year-old woman who presented with ...
Delsignore Alessandro - - 2010
Hibernomas are rare benign tumours originating from the brown adipose tissue. They occur generally in adults with a peak incidence in the third decade and with a slightly predominance in women. They are benign tumor that does not recur with complete excision. CT and RM images should not be misdiagnosed ...
Kayes Oliver - - 2010
Acute thrombosis of the pampiniform plexus is an uncommon clinical problem which causes a diagnostic conundrum in men presenting urgently to medical personnel. We present an unusual case of a young man who presented with metachronous thromboses of his pampiniform plexi and review the literature to explore potential aetiologies and ...
Abbasi Bushra - - 2010
Thyrotoxic periodic paralysis is a rare and potentially lethal neuromuscular disease that manifests as recurrent episodic muscle weakness associated with hypokalemia and thyrotoxicosis. Paralysis can rarely involve respiratory muscles leading to acute respiratory failure. The disease primarily affects people of Asian descent, but it is being increasingly reported in other ...
Moutou F - - 2010
Every region of the world is concerned by potential mammal invasions, as humans are already present on all the world's land masses. All these invasions are a result of species introductions by humans for one reason or another. The authors briefly review the known movements and observed consequences of mammal-related ...
Bande Dinesh - - 2011
We report a case of a 62-year-old man who presented with right groin pain who subsequently was found to have a renal infarct secondary to calcific embolus from mitral annular calcification on CT and angiography. We briefly review the literature and discuss the importance of this entity in clinical practice.
Richardson Derek Kuhl - - 2012
After deployment of the Haemophilus influenzae vaccination, the range of pathogens causing acute epiglottitis has changed, as has the epidemiology from a primarily pediatric syndrome towards more frequent adult onset. We present a case of acute-onset meningococcal epiglottitis in an adult patient, to our knowledge one of a few reported ...
Vilensky Joel A - - 2010
This article and the subsequent one suggest that the currently accepted view of a simplistic (direct) relationship between encephalitis lethargica (EL) and postencephalitic Parkinsonism (PEP) is based on a incomplete evaluation of the epidemic period literature. In this article we provide a detailed analysis of the literature from the period ...
Lavaju P - - 2010
Rhinosporidiosis is endemic in India and Sri Lanka and parts of East Africa and South America. Cases of ocular rhinosporidiosis have also been reported from Nepal. Ocular rhinosporidiosis usually involves the conjunctiva and the lacrimal sac. It usually presents as a polypoidal mass. Cystic mode of presentation has not yet ...
Al-Otaibi Fawzia E - - 2010
Acute cholecystitis is a very rare presentation of brucellosis. A case of acalculous cholecystitis caused by Brucella melitensis is reported with a review of previously reported cases.
Malhotra Narinder K - - 2010
Ototoxicity secondary to the administration of the chemotherapeutic agent oxaliplatin is uncommon. We report a case of unilateral hearing loss that occurred immediately after the infusion of a single dose of oxaliplatin in a 70-year-old woman who was undergoing postoperative chemotherapy for rectal adenocarcinoma. To the best of our knowledge, ...
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