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Solarana Ortíz J A - - 2014
A 40-year-old Caucasian female patient presented to the outpatient General Surgery ward in "V. I. Lenin" Teaching Hospital complaining of a recurrent mesogastric pain that had lasted for 3 months. Physical examination showed a palpable mass confined to that area. She was then admitted with diagnosis of an abdominal tumour. ...
Stanley Sharon S SS Department of General Surgery, North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System, Hofstra University School of Medicine, Manhasset, New - - 2014
The Morel-Lavallee lesion is a closed, internal degloving injury that results when a strong, shearing force is applied parallel to the plane of injury, as is common in vehicular trauma. It is an underdiagnosed entity that is often missed during the initial trauma workup as symptoms can be subtle. There ...
Kim Dong Hwi DH Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Chosun University Hospital, Gwangju, - - 2014
Acute simultaneous rupture of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) and patellar tendon is a rare injury. We present a case report of a 32-year-old male patient with ruptured ACL and ipsilateral patellar tendon rupture sustained while playing baseball. Surgery was performed on the patellar tendon and the ACL simultaneously. The ...
Gokce Gokcen G Department of Ophthalmology, Sarıkamis Military Hospital , Kars , Turkey - - 2014
Abstract Post-traumatic endophthalmitis comprises 25-30% of all endophthalmitis cases. Post-traumatic endophthalmitis is an important clinical condition that may have serious anatomical and functional consequences. The type of pathogenic microorganism, nature of the injury, the presence of a foreign body, and the geographical region in which the trauma occurred are all ...
Shasha David D 1 The Department of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical Center , Jerusalem, Israel - - 2014
Abstract Infective endocarditis and hepatosplenic abscesses are rare manifestations of cat scratch disease (CSD), especially among immunocompetent adults. An otherwise healthy woman who presented with fever and abdominal pain was diagnosed with multiple abscesses in the spleen and the liver, as well as a mitral valve vegetation. PCR on spleen ...
Gupta Nalini N ILBS, New Delhi, India ; C6/18 Arr Dee City IInd Floor, Sector 52, Gurgoan, Haryana India - - 2014
We report a case of a 65 year old male who presented with complaints of pain right upper abdomen for past 3 months. He was a known diabetic and hypertensive. On evaluation he was found to have space occupying lesion in the right lobe of the liver. USG Guided FNC done showed ...
Nassr Ahmad A Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, 200 First St SW, Rochester, MN 55905. Electronic address: - - 2014
Complications associated with C1 lateral mass screw placement are relatively infrequent. The most commonly feared complications include neural or vascular injury. While both vertebral artery and internal carotid artery injury have been discussed in the literature, there have been no reports of injury of the posterior inferior cerebellar artery (PICA) ...
Deroux A A Service de médecine interne, CHU A. Michallon, 38700 La Tronche, France. Electronic address: - - 2014
Hepatitis E (HEV) is an emerging disease in our developed countries, but is not routinely tested for in case of liver cytolysis. However, a growing number of extra-hepatic manifestations of HEV infection associated with acute hepatitis are reported. In this article, we discuss two cases of HEV with neurological symptoms, ...
Ozkırış Mahmut M Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Köşk Mah. İncirli Sok. No: 36 Mühendisler Sitesi D Blok D:16, Melikgazi, Kayseri, Turkey. - - 2014
Electrical injuries can occur as a result of contact with low- or high-voltage electricity. Low-voltage injuries are more common, as they usually occur in the home, but reports in the literature are few. After exposure to electric current, almost every organ system in the body is affected. The severity of ...
Mishra Devendra D Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Panineeya Institute of Dental Sciences , Hyderabad, India - - 2014
Post-traumatic headache is a recognized sequel of all types of head injuries and reported in up to 6.8% of children with head-injuries. Two varieties, acute (resolving within 3 months) and persistent have been described. We report three cases and discuss pertinent issues for the clinicians.
Damlaj Moussab M Royal Victoria Hospital, Division of Hematology, 687 des pins, C6.82, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 1A1; - - 2014
Objectives: To examine laser microdissection and mass spectrometry (LMD-MS), which has emerged as a new tool to aid in typing amyloid proteins. Results: ALECT-2 is a potential cause of hepatic amyloidosis best detected by LMD-MS. Methods: One of the more recently reported proteins is ALECT-2 (leukocyte cell-derived chemotaxin 2) amyloid, ...
Pierson Elizabeth H - - 2014
Ultrasound imaging of rhabdomyolysis has previously been reported in the literature, but differing descriptions of its appearance exist. In this report, we describe a relatively rare case of exertional rhabdomyolysis of the anterior arm muscles. This injury may appear sonographically different than more severe cases of rhabdomyolysis. Our patient was ...
Mellinger Jessica L JL Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, 3912 Taubman Center, 1500 E. Medical Center Drive, SPC 5362, Ann Arbor, MI, 48109-0362, - - 2014
Acute liver failure (ALF) is a rare clinical syndrome associated with a high case fatality rate. Asymptomatic primary infection with Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) is common in the general population while acute hepatitis and jaundice are much less common and ALF has been rarely reported. We reviewed the presenting features as ...
Ekegren Christina L CL Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, , Melbourne, Victoria, - - 2014
The use of text messaging or short message service (SMS) for injury reporting is a recent innovation in sport and has not yet been trialled at the community level. Considering the lack of personnel and resources in community sport, SMS may represent a viable option for ongoing injury surveillance. The ...
Ihama Yoko Y Department of Legal Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan. Electronic address: - - 2014
A 40s-year-old woman with previous history of injury due to contact with crown-of-thorns starfish, Acanthaster planci, was stung on the right middle finger. After immediately losing consciousness, she died 13h after injury despite intensive medical treatment. Examination of the respiratory system revealed narrowing due to severe edema of the laryngopharynx, ...
Kaar Courtney R J CR Saint Louis University Medical School, St. Louis, MO (Ms - - 2014
"Noodling" is an ancient form of hand fishing recently gaining in popularity as a hobby and sport. We present one of the first case reports of a noodling injury in an adolescent male seeking to land a large catfish, and also review the literature on catfish-related injuries.
Côté-Daigneault J J Hepatology Service, Department of Medicine, Saint-Luc Hospital, CHUM, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, - - 2014
Herpes simplex virus (HSV) hepatitis is an uncommon cause of liver failure, but may have a dramatic outcome. We herein present a case report of a liver graft infection by HSV-1 associated with liver failure and encephalitis. A complete hospital chart review of the case and a literature search were ...
Quigley Alan J AJ In-Patient Radiology Department, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, NHS Grampian, Aberdeen, AB25 2ZN, UK, - - 2014
Radiology plays a key part in the investigation of non-accidental injury. Many normal variants and artefacts can simulate an abnormality associated with non-accidental injury. It is essential that radiologists reporting skeletal surveys in cases of suspected child abuse are aware of these. We present a pictorial essay to aid the ...
Akyol Murat M Department of Medical Oncology, Izmir Kâtip Çelebi University, Ataturk Training and Research Hospital, Medical Oncology Clinic, 35360 Izmir, - - 2014
Chordomas are rare neoplasms arising from notochordal remnants and may develop anywhere in the body while the most common anatomic site is the sacrococcygeal area. The most effective treatment of chordoma is surgery. Chordomas rarely metastasize to lung, bone, soft tissue, liver, lymph nodes, and skin. However, there is currently ...
Marques Evelyne Gsc EG Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery and Anatomy, Ribeirão Preto Medical School, University of São Paulo - - 2014
Victims of electrical burns account for approximately 5% of admissions to major burn centers. The first case of visceral injury caused by electrical burns was described in 1927 by Simonin, who reported perforation of the small intestine. Other rare cases were reported over the following years. The colon and small ...
Jha Shilpa S Department of Trauma & Orthopaedics, Kingston Hospital NHS Trust, Kingston, London, - - 2014
Bite wounds are a common form of hand injury with the potential to lead to severe local and systemic sequelae and permanent functional impairment. Mammalian bite wounds may be caused by a variety of animal class and species; injuries resulting from dogs, cats and humans are the most widely discussed ...
Guo Xieli X Department of Neurosurgery, Second Xiangya Hospital of Central South University, Changsha, Hunan, People's Republic of China ; Department of Neurosurgery, Jinjiang Hospital of Quanzhou Medical College, Jinjiang, Fujian, People's Republic of - - 2014
Skull metastasis from hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is reported rarely. In addition, solitary skull metastasis as the first symptom of HCC is reported even less. Here, we reported a case of solitary skull metastasis as the first symptom of HCC and reviewed the literature on skull metastasis. A 49-year-old male patient ...
Limani Perparim P Division of Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, Department of Surgery, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, - - 2014
Patients diagnosed with neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) with hepatic metastases generally have a worse prognosis as compared with patients with nonmetastasized NETs. Due to tumor location and distant metastases, a surgical approach is often not possible and nonsurgical therapeutic strategies may apply. The aim of these systematic reviews is to evaluate ...
Dayal Madhukar M Department of Radiodiagnosis (Madhukar Dayal, Raju Sharma, Kumble Seetharama - - 2014
Rupture into the portal vein is a rare complication of a pancreatic pseudocyst. Only 15 cases of such an incidence have been described in the literature. Only one of these was diagnosed with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), the rest being diagnosed using other invasive diagnostic modalities or at surgery. We ...
Tompkins Andrew J - - 2014
Bowel-related injuries are known complications of suprapubic tube (SPT) catheterization placement. A literature review was conducted to determine identifiable risk factors for bowel injury. Results on the analysis of 25 cases are presented along with a proposed algorithm to aid in choosing between open, percutaneous, and image-guided methods of placement.
Patsatsi Aikaterini A 2nd Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Aristotle University School of Medicine, Thessaloniki, - - 2014
Ichthyoses are a heterogeneous group of cutaneous keratinization disorders that can be congenital or acquired. Apart from neoplastic disorders, the acquired form of ichthyosis (AI) has been associated with a variety of diseases including infections, autoimmune/inflammatory and endocrine/metabolic diseases as well as nutritional conditions, medications and others. However, malignancy accounts ...
Yu Megan M Department of Internal Medicine, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, - - 2014
A 69-year-old Caucasian man presented with fever, chills/rigors and night sweats since 6 days. Blood cultures (4/4) initially reported Gram negative lactose-fermenting rods. Physical examination was fairly benign which included a normal abdominal examination. Laboratory tests were significant for an elevated white cell count, erythrocyte sedimentation rate and C reactive protein ...
Thompson Meghan C MC Center for Injury Research and Policy, The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, Ohio, United States of America; The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, Ohio, United States of - - 2014
To evaluate the National Electronic Injury Surveillance System's (NEISS) comparability with a data source that uses ICD-9-CM coding. A sample of NEISS cases from a children's hospital in 2008 was selected, and cases were linked with their original medical record. Medical records were reviewed and an ICD-9-CM code was assigned ...
Bunawan Nur C NC Alam Sehat Lestari Clinic, West Kalimantan, Borneo, - - 2014
Djenkolism is an uncommon but important cause of acute kidney injury. It sporadically occurs after an ingestion of the djenkol bean (Archidendron pauciflorum), which is native to Southeast Asia. The clinical features defining djenkolism include: spasmodic suprapubic and/or flank pain; urinary obstruction; and acute kidney injury. The precise pathogenesis of ...
Cuellar Trajan A TA Division of Acute Care Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL, - - 2014
Contact sports have long been a part of human existence. The two earliest recorded organized contact games, both of which still exist, include Royal Shrovetide Football played since the 12(th) century in England and Caid played since 1308 AD in Ireland. Rugby is the premier contact sport played throughout the world ...
Kayalar Murat M Hand Microsurgery Orthopedics and Traumatology (EMOT) Hospital, İzmir, Turkey. - - 2014
Traumatic hemipelvectomy is a severe, life-threatening injury, mainly occurring due to machinery injury or traffic accident. Few cases have been published in the literature. Treatment requires a rapid, multidisciplinary team approach which will result in the saving of the patient's life. We present the outcome of a male patient with ...
Gomes Manuel Mendes MM Serviço de Medicina Interna, Centro Hospitalar e Universitário de Coimbra, Coimbra, - - 2014
Q fever is a zoonosis caused by Coxiella burnetii. It often manifests as a flu-like syndrome; other common manifestations are pneumonia, hepatitis and endocarditis. Its course may be acute or chronic. The authors present two clinical cases of Q fever with rare manifestations. Case 1: A 55-year-old man admitted due ...
Coehlo Fernanda Hack - - 2014
Malignant melanoma (MM) with multiple metastases (including the oral mucosa) is an extremely rare condition that is difficult to manage due to its complexity. This article presents the case of a 27-year-old man who first developed MM on the scalp, which subsequently metastasized to the mandible, parotid gland, infratemporal fossa, ...
Hafez Mahmoud A MA The Orthopaedic Department, October 6 University, Giza 11787, - - 2014
Gluteal compartment syndrome is a serious but rare condition that has recently been increasingly reported in literature. This report presents two cases that followed neurological and vascular injuries (first case: an injury of the superior gluteal artery; second case: neurological injury bilaterally). A high index of suspicion and attention is ...
Boynton James R - - 2014
Traumatic dental injuries are common among children in the mixed dentition. A case is described outlining treatment of avulsion of immature maxillary and mandibular incisors in an 8-year-old child. Resources to aid the dentist to easily locate the most recent evidence-based treatment recommendations are described.
Rihana Nancy A NA Department of Infectious Diseases, University of South Florida, 1 Tampa General Circle G323, Tampa, FL 33606, - - 2014
Background. Histoplasma capsulatum is the most common endemic mycosis in the United States and is a frequent cause of opportunistic infection in immunodeficient hosts. Histoplasmosis is most often self-limiting and goes unrecognized in the immunocompetent population but can progress to disseminated histoplasmosis in patients with an impaired immune system. Liver ...
Mansella Gregory G Department of Emergency Medicine, University Hospital Basel, Petersgraben 2, 4031 Basel, - - 2014
Blunt trauma is the most common mechanism of injury in patients with pneumomediastinum and may occur in up to 10% of patients with severe blunt thoracic and cervical trauma. In this case report we present a 24-year-old man with pneumomediastinum due to blunt chest trauma after jumping from a bridge ...
Teodoreanu Răzvan Nicolae RN Clinic of Plastic Surgery and Reconstructive Microsurgery, Bucharest Emergency Hospital, Bucharest, Romania; - - 2014
Injuries by high voltage electrocution represent rare and very complex accidents. In order to provide support to surgical therapy, to limit the extension of injuries or to support the natural process of tissue repair, we oriented towards the use of two growth factors, insulin and platelet-enriched plasma (PRP) administered locally, ...
Singh Rohit R Department of Trauma & Orthopaedics, Royal Shrewsbury Hospital, Shrewsbury, - - 2014
Achilles tendon ruptures tend to occur more commonly in healthy men between the ages of 30 and 50 years who have had no previous injury or problem reported in the affected leg. The injury is usually due to sudden forced plantar flexion of the foot, unexpected dorsiflexion of the foot and ...
Karimkhani Chante C Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 630 W. 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, - - 2014
This anecdotal, non-systematic review serves to explore the principles and methods of effective oil decontamination from cutaneous wounds, particularly crush injuries. The current expansion of the petroleum industry is necessary to meet increasing world demands for oil. Most stages of oil refining and applications involve significant injury risks, particularly for ...
Villaverde Doménech M E ME Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, La Fe Hospital, Bulevar Sur s/n, Valencia, Spain. Electronic address: - - 2013
With this case report we want to emphasize the importance of performing a thorough physical examination of the burn and detailed review of the patient's history. This is a challenging case because it deals with an uncommon disease nowadays, pellagra, which presents lesions with an appearance very similar to burns; ...
Schulman Joshua M JM Department of Dermatology, University of California, San Francisco, CA, - - 2013
Graft-vs-host disease (GVHD) is a rare and often fatal complication of orthotopic liver transplantation (OLT). The skin is frequently involved early in disease progression, but clinical and histopathological features may be nonspecific, presenting a diagnostic challenge. While the detection of peripheral blood chimerism has been proposed as a diagnostic criterion ...
Zhang Chao C Department of Urology, Daping Hospital, Institute of Surgery Research, Third Military Medical University, Chongqing, 400042, China, - - 2013
Intra-peritoneal bladder and visceral injuries from impalement of the perineum in women are exceedingly rare. This kind of injury has not been previously reported in a pregnant woman. The evaluation and surgical management of a pregnant woman is a challenging surgical problem. Preoperative evaluation of the uterus and fetus is ...
Douros Antonios A Department of Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, - - 2013
The hepatotoxic potential of the analgesic flupirtine has attracted increased attention over the past years. Recently, risk minimisation measures such as maximum treatment duration of 2 weeks have been requested by the European Medicines Agency (EMA). This study was conducted to further elucidate the clinical pattern of flupirtine-induced liver injury (FILI). ...
Gheju I I 3rd Department of Surgery, Clinical Emergency Hospital, Bucharest, - - 2013
The authors present a case of grade IV traumatic spleen rupture (AAST-OIS) and an Injury Severity Score of 21 and a Revised Trauma Score RTS=7.841, which was managed without surgery, but with proximal splenic angioembolization (SAE), with a positive outcome. Indications, types and side-effects of SAE are also discussed with ...
Atiee Genna G Department of Small Animal Clinical - - 2013
Histoplasmosis is the second most common fungal infection reported in the cat. The disseminated form involving lung, liver, lymph nodes, spleen, and bone marrow is a frequent manifestation of the disease. Limited information is available in the literature regarding the ultrasonographic appearance of the spleen in cats with disseminated or ...
Oteir Ala'a O - - 2013
Cervical spinal cord injuries may result in life-threatening situations and long-term disability. Prehospital spinal immobilisation is the standard of care for patients with potential spinal cord injury (SCI). It aims to prepare patients for transport, achieve neutral spinal alignment, and reduce movement and secondary injuries in potentially unstable spines. However, ...
Ward Christina M CM Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Regions Hospital, University of Minnesota, 640 Jackson St., St. Paul, MN 55130 - - 2013
We present a rare injury involving a volar dislocation of the distal capitate with secondary median nerve compression. The injury was not recognized on the initial radiographs resulting in a delayed diagnosis and treatment. A satisfactory outcome was achieved following open reduction and internal fixation via dorsal and palmar approaches. ...
van Marcke C C Department of Gastroenterology, Clinique St Luc, Bouge, Namur, Belgium. - - 2013
We present the case of a patient who died from multiple organ failure due to acute liver failure as a result of malignant hepatic infiltration by an adenocarcinoma. A review of the literature revealed that the clinical picture, laboratory examination, and imaging studies do not contribute to the diagnosis of ...
Cha Jae Hwang JH Department of Internal Medicine, Wonju Severance Christian Hospital, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, Wonju, - - 2013
Glycogenic hepatopathy (GH) is an uncommon cause of serum transaminase elevation in type I diabetes mellitus (DM). The clinical signs and symptoms of GH are nonspecific, and include abdominal discomfort, mild hepatomegaly, and transaminase elevation. In this report we describe three cases of patients presenting serum transaminase elevation and hepatomegaly ...
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