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Kingsmore S F - - 1992
We describe 2 Caucasian men with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) who developed non-Hodgkin's lymphoma of identical histological type during treatment with low dose oral weekly methotrexate (MTX). Both patients had longstanding RA and had been treated with MTX for over 2 years at time of tumor diagnosis; neither had secondary Sjögren's ...
Ben-Chetrit E - - 1992
Rheumatoid nodulosis is a term used to describe adult patients with rheumatoid arthritis with little or no clinical joint inflammation who have numerous subcutaneous nodules indistinguishable from those of patients with active rheumatoid arthritis. This paper reports the case of a woman with quiescent rheumatoid arthritis who developed palmar nodulosis ...
Lal A - - 1992
The present study was carried out to evaluate the relative merits of ultrasonography and roentgenography in 50 cases of suspected cholecystolithiasis. The accuracy rate with roentgenography (plain X-ray abd, OCG and IVC) in the diagnosis of cholecystolithiasis was 92.5% where as it was 95% with ultrasonography. Oral cholecystography should be ...
Wernick R - - 1992
The development of tophi in the absence of prior episodes of gouty arthritis is unusual. We present six such cases and review 26 previously published cases. These patients differ from those with typical gout in that they were older, more likely to be women, and usually had predominant or exclusive ...
Diamant Z - - 1992
Rheumatoid nodules are a common extra-articular manifestation in rheumatoid arthritis. Intra-articular localisation of these nodules is rare and may produce clinical symptoms. Seven patients with walking problems due to an intra-articular rheumatoid nodule, which became entrapped on the ridge of the tibial plateau of the knee joint resulting in a ...
Oliver A J - - 1992
A case history and brief literature review of oral submucous fibrosis is presented. This condition is most frequently found in the Indian subcontinent and only rarely encountered elsewhere. The aetiology is considered to be related to dietary habits and customs found in the population. The condition has a known malignant ...
Eufinger H - - 1992
Wegener's granulomatosis (WG) is a rare granulomatous vasculitis which used to run a fatal course. At present, it is possible to control or sometimes even cure the disease with immunosuppressives. Successful treatment depends largely on early diagnosis. Based on a review of the literature, the diagnostic relevance of hyperplastic gingivitis ...
Macarrón P - - 1992
A 55-year-old woman with advanced rheumatoid arthritis developed rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis with epithelial crescents and pulmonary hemorrhage following treatment with D-penicillamine. D-penicillamine was then withdrawn and a pulse therapy with methylprednisolone halted the progression of kidney and lung damage. We review the other cases previously reported and discuss pathogenesis and ...
Freiman J P - - 1992
The Food and Drug Administration has received 51 reports of cases in the United States in which chemical peritonitis was associated with the intraperitoneal administration of sterile vancomycin hydrochloride, USP intravenous. The clinical presentation of the cases ranged from mild (cloudy dialysate alone) to more severe (severe abdominal pain and ...
Prattichizzo F A - - 1992
A clinical case of idiopathic hypereosinophilic syndrome mimicking seronegative rheumatoid arthritis with a twenty year follow-up is reported. The patient showed other sign of the disease, such as pericarditis, gastroenteritis and hepatomegaly. Among the laboratory findings the elevated levels of aldolase and LDH 2, never reported previously, are stressed.
Mozaz M J MJ Facultad de Psicologia, Universidad del Pais Vasco, Aptdo. 1249, 20080 San Sebastian, Guipuzcoa, - - 1992
This paper reviews research into both ideational and ideomotor apraxia focusing on the qualitative aspects of limb apraxia. The criteria based on a distinction between different type of movements which have been used to distinguish between ideational (IA) and ideomotor apraxia (IMA) are reviewed together with an evaluation of the ...
Dunmire R B RB - - 1991
Nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) are responsible for an increasing proportion of mycobacterial disease. Peritonitis due to NTM is an unusual but treatable complication of continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD). Its presentation is similar to that of typical bacterial peritonitis, but special culture techniques are required to avoid a delay in diagnosis. ...
Kennan N M - - 1991
A case of marked hepatic and splenic calcification due to primary amyloidosis is presented. Although the patient had been treated with continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis, there was no evidence of a causal relationship with the calcification. Amyloid is known to have an affinity for calcium, but this radiographic manifestation has ...
Hernigou P - - 1991
This may be the second case report of the absence of the medial malleolus in the orthopedic literature. A six-year-old girl had an open fracture with a loss of the medial malleolus. During the 20-year follow-up study, she had no instability of the ankle, as in the first report, but ...
Melendez P R - - 1991
Moraxella catarrhalis was isolated from blood from a 41-year-old man who had a 24-hour history of increasing pain in and swelling of the left knee. No history of trauma, arthropathy, fever, chills, cough, or chest pain was noted. What is believed to be the first case of bacteremia caused by ...
de Berker D - - 1991
We report a childhood case of monilethrix in which oral etretinate was given. Clinically, the cosmetic benefit was marginal. However, of note was that there was an increase in hair length with loss of beading along the shaft of these hairs. The background scalp appearance of keratosis pilaris persisted in ...
Omata F - - 1991
Factor V deficiency associated with rheumatoid arthritis was found in a 54-year-old woman. Hereditary factor V deficiency is very rare; only about 150 cases have been reported since its discovery in 1943. This appears to be the first case report of factor V deficiency associated with rheumatoid arthritis in the ...
Pountain G - - 1991
One thousand nine hundred and twenty-five Omani adults aged 16 and over were studied in a house-to-house survey in representative areas of Oman. Seven cases (five female) are described who satisfied the 1987 ARA criteria for rheumatoid arthritis (RA), indicating a prevalence of 3.6 per thousand adults. Adjusted for the ...
Nuovo M A - - 1991
We present a case of suppurative arthritis occurring in a patient with bilateral osteonecrosis of the femoral head. Predisposing factors were chronic alcoholism (osteonecrosis) and septicemia due to intravenous drug abuse (suppurative arthritis). Although the association of suppurative arthritis and osteonecrosis is rarely reported in the literature, the prevalence of ...
Ortiz O - - 1991
A case of articular sporotrichosis occurring in the wrist and ankle of a 39-year-old man is reported. Review of the literature on this disorder confirms the diagnostic difficulties presented by this usually chronic, progressive, fungal arthritis. The diagnosis of this entity should be considered in the evaluation of any patient ...
Wilson A W - - 1990
A case of psoriatic arthritis of both temporomandibular joints is described with a brief review of the literature and discussion on the management of this condition. To date, psoriatic arthritis has been successfully treated by conservative means. In the case reported, surgical replacement of the condyles became necessary to eliminate ...
Naylor B - - 1990
Patients with rheumatoid arthritis of any degree of severity or duration may develop necrotizing granulomatous pleuritis, a morphologic replica of the inflammatory reaction characteristic of rheumatoid synovitis and rheumatoid nodules. The ensuing pleural effusion may show a unique cytologic picture consisting of slender, elongated multinucleated macrophages, round giant multinucleated macrophages ...
Zunt S L - - 1990
Focal acantholytic dyskeratosis (FAD) is an uncommon lesion of the oral mucosa with only 22 cases reported in the medical/dental literature. Fifteen additional cases of solitary oral FAD are presented. Of these cases, 4 occurred clinically as leukoplakia. Leukoplakia-associated lesions may be an addition to the current classification of solitary ...
Pascual J - - 1990
Three cases of spontaneous peritonitis caused by Enterococcus faecium are presented. The underlying condition was alcoholic cirrhosis in each case. This enterococcal species has never before been reported as a cause of spontaneous bacterial peritonitis. Two patients responded to therapy. The development of enterococcal peritonitis and the cases documented in ...
Russell E B - - 1990
The case histories of 13 elderly patients (8 men/5 women) with a relatively acute onset of a severe symmetrical synovitis affecting the flexor digitorum tendon sheaths and wrist joints with pitting edema of the dorsum of both hands are described. All were persistently seronegative for IgM rheumatoid factors and all ...
Takakura Y - - 1990
From 1975 to 1980, total ankle arthroplasty was performed using a metal and polyethylene prosthesis on 30 ankles in 28 patients with painful arthritis. However, because loosening and sinking of the prosthesis were significant, a ceramic total prosthesis was designed in 1980 to be used without cement. Between 1980 and ...
Hammond T L - - 1990
Genital tract colonization with Trichomonas vaginalis usually results in vaginitis without systemic manifestations. There are only four recorded cases of Trichomonas recovered from pelvic organs or peritoneal fluid. This report describes two additional women in whom motile flagellate organisms were recovered from abdominopelvic ascites. We hypothesize that an ascending trichomonal ...
Holcomb G W GW - - 1990
Sixty-one cases of acute chylous peritonitis have been reported in all age groups in the surgical literature. Only seven of these cases have been noted in children. We report an additional case of a 7-year-old child who presented with acute peritoneal irritation and, at laparotomy, was found to have chyle ...
Rosenkranz P - - 1990
As improvements in bacteriologic techniques have enhanced the recovery of anaerobic bacteria from clinical specimens, there has been an increasing awareness of the role of anaerobes in disease. Bacteroides fragilis is the most common anaerobic organism found in clinical specimens. Although it is the anaerobe most frequently associated with bacteremia ...
Sklavounou A - - 1990
Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory skin disease which very rarely affects the oral mucosa. In the present article, an interesting case of psoriasis with exclusive oral involvement is described. The patient's history, clinical, microscopic features, and HLA typing were consistent with a diagnosis of psoriasis. A review of the 68 ...
Markusse H M - - 1989
Klebsiella arthritis is uncommon. This report describes 2 cases seen in one year in one hospital and reviews the previous 9 well-documented cases. Despite a long delay in diagnosis, antibiotic treatment without drainage procedures resulted in complete cure in one patient and cure with some impairment in the other.
Zemtsov A - - 1989
Oral melanoacanthoma is a rarely-reported, benign pigmented lesion of oral mucosa. Spongiosis was only recently mentioned as a light-microscopical finding occasionally seen in oral melanoacanthoma, and the formation of spongiotic intraepithelial vesicles to our knowledge has never been reported. The authors discuss a case of a 34-year-old, black woman who ...
Spector A K - - 1989
Gout and rheumatoid arthritis are relatively common entities individually; however, the coexistence of these two conditions has been reported rarely in the literature. The authors present a case that was followed for 20 years. The patient was seen by the acknowledged internist and podiatrist. Criteria for the evaluation and diagnosis ...
Lluberas-Acosta G - - 1989
A woman with rheumatoid arthritis presented with an abdominal mass and Clostridium perfringens septic arthritis in both wrists and shoulders. We believed this to be the first reported case of polyarticular septic arthritis due to Clostridium perfringens. Apatite, lipid, and cholesterol crystals in the shoulder joint effusions were a potential ...
Guarner J - - 1989
The authors present a case of a patient undergoing continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD) who developed peritonitis with Curvularia lunata and gram negative Enterobacteriaceae. A review of the literature indicates that human infections caused by Curvularia are uncommon despite the ubiquity of the organism in the environment. In this case, ...
Markusse H M - - 1989
A case of longstanding rheumatoid arthritis with concurrent development of eosinophilic fasciitis and pure red cell aplasia is described. A simultaneous occurrence of all 3 disorders has not been reported. Treatment with moderate dosages of prednisone resulted in a prompt and complete remission of both the fasciitis and the selective ...
Soriano F - - 1989
This paper describes two possibly related cases of hospital-acquired Mycobacterium fortuitum peritonitis associated with continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD). To our knowledge these are the first reported cases of CAPD peritonitis with possible cross-contamination by such a microorganism. Investigations for mycobacteria should be performed in all cases of culture-negative peritonitis, ...
Lee R G - - 1989
An unusual case of widespread peritoneal fibrosis of unknown cause ("sclerosing peritonitis") is described. The patient presented with ascites and bowel obstruction and was found to have numerous fibrous plaques involving primarily the serosa of the small bowel. The plaques were composed of bland spindle cells, ultrastructurally characterized as myofibroblasts, ...
Chauhan M S - - 1989
A 49-year-old male patient, an active case of sero positive rheumatoid arthritis involving multiple joints with bilateral necrobiotic pulmonary nodules is presented. Initial symptoms were of progressively increasing dyspnoea. The nodule in the right lung subsequently cavitated leading to pyopneumothorax. The diagnosis of rheumatoid lung was confirmed by post-mortem.
Tao X L - - 1989
A polyglycosides of Tripterygium wilfodii hook F (TWH) preparation with a code name of T2 is used in the present double-blind, controlled, cross-over study on the treatment of 70 cases of rheumatoid arthritis (RA). An impressive curative effect of T2 is confirmed much more convincingly by the present study than ...
Curosh N A - - 1989
Septic arthritis is a relatively uncommon manifestation of listeriosis. Only four documented cases of Listeria arthritis have been reported in the medical literature. We now present a fifth case associated with Listeria peritonitis and briefly review the clinical spectrum of articular listeriosis. These cases suggest that (1) the early diagnoses ...
Hirsch E - - 1989
In the case reported, the diagnosis of gonococcal arthritis unfolded over the course of 1 week and was not fully conclusive until presumptive therapy was initiated. Although the clinical, microbiologic, and immunologic characteristics of gonococcal arthritis can be differentiated from other types of bacterial arthritides, not all textbook symptoms are ...
McAllister C M - - 1989
Septic arthritis caused by Clostridium perfringens is extremely rare. Previously there has been only one report of Clostridium perfringens in combination with an aerobe causing septic arthritis. This report presents a 23-year-old man with a mixed aerobic/anaerobic septic arthritis treated with intravenous antibiotics and repeated surgical drainage. It is the ...
Mosovich B - - 1989
We present a case of oral papillomatosis occurring in a 52-year-old woman. This condition is well known and is characterized by an exuberant proliferation of multiple, flat, verruca-like elevations on the oral and pharyngeal mucosa. This is apparently the first documented case of oral papillomatosis due to trauma to the ...
Mallat S G - - 1989
Tuberculous peritonitis in the chronic peritoneal dialysis patient carries a high mortality, which may reflect the diagnostic delay that is often encountered in these cases. Accordingly, a high index of suspicion and an aggressive diagnostic approach (which may include laparoscopic biopsy) should be applied to the patient with persistent culture ...
Bendig J W - - 1989
A case of peritonitis caused by Flavimonas oryzihabitans (Pseudomonas oryzihabitans; CDC group VE-2) in a patient on continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis is reported. This is the seventh case of infection caused by this organism reported in the English literature and the third reported case of continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis-related peritonitis ...
Rillo O L - - 1989
We report a case of rheumatoid arthritis with anterior and vertical atlantoaxial subluxation. Our patient developed severe spastic quadriparesis and pyramidal tract signs. Cephalic computerized tomogram scan showed evidence of evolutive communicating hydrocephalus and the odontoid peg protruding in the posterior fossa. The patient recovered after cerebral spinal fluid ventricle-peritoneal ...
Tiosejo L L - - 1988
The clinical course of a malnourished alcoholic in which Neisseria meningitidis was isolated from the blood and Moraxella osloensis from the peritoneal fluid is described. Following bacteriologic diagnosis, the patient was treated and responded to a course of penicillin therapy. To our knowledge, this represents the first case of peritonitis ...
Hughes R A - - 1988
This paper describes 26 adolescents presenting with hip pain. Monarticular hip arthritis can be the onset of juvenile spondylitis or even juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, whilst occasionally it persists as localized disease which becomes destructive; however, in this small series, the two commonest diagnoses were idiopathic protrusio acetabuli and idiopathic chondrolysis. ...
Stead K J - - 1988
Cryptococcal arthritis is rare. We report two cases, one of infection of the hip joint in a 56-year-old woman, the other of arthritis of the elbows and knees in a 4-year-old boy. Both patients were treated successfully with a combination of surgical drainage and antifungal therapy. The 15 previously published ...
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