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Sokollik Christiane - - 2013
OBJECTIVES:: Congenital portosystemic shunts (CPSS) are rare but increasingly recognized as a cause of important multi-system morbidity. We present new cases and a systematic literature review and propose an algorithm for the identification and care of affected patients. METHODS:: We reviewed the charts of consecutive patients seen in our pediatric ...
Taneja Atul Kumar - - 2013
We report a case of stress injury of the acromion related to golf practicing in a 40-year-old male. Fractures of the scapula are unusual, with stress injury of the acromion being even rarer. The probable mechanism would be a strong contraction of posterior fibers of the deltoid during golf swing. ...
Kreiss Kathleen - - 2013
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: New literature from 2009 to 2012 regarding occupational constrictive bronchiolitis challenges textbook descriptions of this disease, formerly thought to be limited to fixed airflow limitation arising in the wake of accidental overexposure to noxious chemicals. Indolent evolution of dyspnea without a recognized hazardous exposure is a more ...
Sadaka Farid F Trauma and Neuro ICU, Mercy Hospital St. Louis/St. Louis University Hospital , St. Louis, - - 2013
Hanging, strangulation, and suffocation constitute the second most common cause of death by suicide in the United States after firearms. Near hanging is defined as an unsuccessful attempt at hanging. Victims of near hanging suffer from strangulation with cerebral ischemia and resultant reperfusion injury, irrespective of whether they had cardiac ...
Zhang Bingnan - - 2013
OBJECTIVE:: LIPA gene mutations result in deficiency of lysosomal acid lipase (LAL) and present phenotypically as Wolman's disease or Cholesteryl Ester Storage Disease (CESD) depending on the level of deficiency. Patients with CESD may often be misdiagnosed as symptoms may be non-specific. Symptoms may present in infancy if there is ...
Moore R R Department of Infectious Diseases, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Dublin, - - 2013
Klebsiella pneumoniae has emerged as a predominant cause of community-acquired mono-microbial pyogenic liver abscess. This was first described in Taiwan and has been widely reported in Asia. This infectious entity has been described in Europe, with single case reports predominating. We present three cases in one year from our institution ...
Hong Steven S - - 2013
ObjectiveTo better understand the causes and outcomes of lawsuits involving salivary gland surgery by analyzing malpractice litigation trends to prevent future litigation and improve physician education.Study DesignAnalysis of a national database.SettingAll US civil trials.Subjects and MethodsThe WESTLAW database was reviewed from January 1987 to March 2011. Data were compiled on ...
Jain Prachi - - 2013
Chemical injuries are potentially devastating ocular accidents that can lead to permanent damage to the ocular surface and visual loss. The majority of serious chemical injuries occur in factory workers who are exposed to hazardous chemicals in their day-to-day life. The ocular effects of commonly encountered acids and alkalis are ...
Sandhu Harleen K - - 2013
BACKGROUND: Aortic injury is a known complication of spinal instrumentation and poses technical challenges in treatment, especially in the setting of hardware infection. Several methods of repair, both endovascular and open, have been proposed. METHODS: We describe two cases of spinal screws penetrating into the descending thoracic aorta and provide ...
Freni Luca - - 2013
Blunt abdominal trauma with major vascular involvement is found to be rare. Although few series have been reported in the literature, the true incidence of blunt abdominal aortic injury is unknown. Different modalities of blunt trauma may occur among civilians with steering wheel and seat belt injury secondary to motor ...
G A Latha L Department of Surgery, ESICMH PGIMSR, Rajajinagar, Bangalore, India ; No. 281, 12th Main, NTI Layout, Vidyaranyapura, Bangalore, 560 097 - - 2014
Preduodenal portal vein (PDPV) is a rare developmental anomaly. In infants, this is often associated with duodenal obstruction or biliary atresia. It is generally asymptomatic in adults (Ooshima et al., Hepato-Biliary-Pancreat Surg 5(4):455-458, 1998). Here, we report a singular case of adult PDPV that was discovered accidentally during emergency laparotomy ...
Choudhry Imran K - - 2013
We present a patient who experienced a burn from an operating microscope during surgery for a brachial plexus birth palsy, a literature review, and recommendations on how to avoid such injuries.
Lap C C M M - - 2013
Abstract: Complete liver herniation in abdominal wall defects without a membrane is rare and its prognosis is not well documented. We present a case diagnosed at 12 weeks of gestation. At 27 weeks a C-section was performed for fetal distress. The infant proved impossible to ventilate and died. In literature ...
Slattery David - - 2013
Volar dislocation of the distal radio-ulnar joint is a rare clinical entity in the orthopaedic literature, and there is little to describe the patho-anatomy, investigative or treatment modalities. We describe the case of an irreducible locked volar dislocation with novel magnetic resonance imaging findings of an ulnar impaction fracture with ...
Bihari Chhagan - - 2013
Giant cell hepatitis is common manifestation in pediatric liver diseases, but quite uncommon in adults, only about 100 cases reported in the English literature in the last two decades. Data for the present review were identified by a structured PubMed/MEDLINE search from 1963 to December 2012, using keywords postinfantile giant ...
Abdul-Hamid Ayeshah - - 2013
A 36-year-old man was referred to the general medical team with endophthalmitis. He was noted to have raised inflammatory markers and deranged liver function tests on admission. Subsequent abdominal ultrasound scan revealed a liver abscess requiring percutaneous drainage. A common human pathogen, Klebsiella pneumoniae, was cultured from multiple sites. K ...
Mrzljak Anna - - 2013
Noni (Morinda citrifolia) juice is a popular herbal dietary supplement globally used for preventive or therapeutic purposes in a variety of ailments, claiming to exhibit hepatoprotective properties as well. Herein we present the case of a 38-year-old woman who developed acute liver injury associated with noni juice consumption on a ...
Collins Sara L - - 2013
We present the case study of a 7-year-old boy with an initial partial anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear. Initially, this patient was treated conservatively due to his age and immature skeletal structure. He returned to competitive sports, but reinjured the knee resulting in a complete ACL tear. The purpose of ...
Senn-Reeves Julia N - - 2013
Management of blunt injury to the boney thorax centers on the hospital; yet, these injuries continue to impact patients long after hospitalization. The purpose of this literature review was to identify long-term outcomes associated with this injury. A literature search found 616 studies and, after screening, yielded 6 articles for ...
Moore Jeffery Taylor - - 2013
Although under-reporting of work-related injuries by workers is recognized as a significant problem in construction and other industries, little is known about the specific reasons for such occurrences. Qualitative and quantitative methods were used in this study to (a) identify reasons why construction workers may choose not to report work-related ...
Skaggs Kira F - - 2013
: Case Series and Review of the Literature. : To report on cases of spinal cord injury from loss of fixation of upper thoracic pedicle screws. : Despite generally low rates of intraoperative neurological injury from pedicle screws, there is 1 reported case of T2 pedicle screw pullout causing spinal ...
Dominguete Paulo Roberto - - 2013
The presence of retained foreign bodies in the maxillofacial region as a consequence of penetrating injuries from knives is poorly documented in the scientific literature. This manuscript reports the case of a 30-year-old Caucasian with a knife blade lodged in the maxillofacial skeleton. Following clinical and radiographic exams, it was ...
Thatte Mukund R - - 2013
Adult post traumatic Brachial plexus injury is unfortunately a rather common injury in young adults. In India the most common scenario is of a young man injured in a motorcycle accident. Exact incidence figures are not available but of the injuries presenting to us about 90% invole the above combination ...
Janocha-Litwin Justyna - - 2013
The paper discusses epidemiology, aetiology and the most important predisposing factors associated with recurrent meningitis, as well as the possibilities to prevent this particularly challenging clinical problem. The frequency of recurrent meningitis is estimated to be 2-9%. However, the case fatality is lower compared to a single episode of meningitis. ...
Yaita Kenichiro - - 2013
A 77-year-old man had undergone left-lobe liver resection and a choledochojejunostomy six years previously, and thereafter he suffered from a postoperative relapse of cholangitis. He was admitted to our hospital due to liver abscesses and bacteremia caused by multidrug-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Empirical treatment with piperacillin/tazobactam was started, and the patient ...
Yu Dongmei - - 2013
A perivascular epithelioid cell tumor (PEComa) is a rare type of mesenchymal tumor. Cases that arise from the liver are extremely rare. We report a case of a 41-years-old woman suffering from a hepatic PEComa with an emphasis on its imaging findings, primarily those of contrast-enhanced computer tomography (CECT) and ...
Vanga Rohini R - - 2013
Adderall (dextroamphetamine/amphetamine) is a widely prescribed medicine for the treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and is considered safe with due precautions. Use of prescribed Adderall without intention to overdose as a cause of acute liver injury is extremely rare, and to our knowledge no cases have been reported in the ...
Verma Rajesh - - 2013
Wilson disease (WD) is one of the few inherited but treatable disorder mainly affecting the liver and brain resulting in severe disability or death if left untreated. Hence, it is important to keep a high index of suspicion for diagnosing this clinical entity in appropriate clinical settings. The clinical presentation ...
Naboush Ali - - 2013
Introduction. Testicular lymphoma is an aggressive disease with a very poor prognosis. Nasal-type natural killer/T-cell lymphoma (NKTCL-N) in particular is very uncommon and has a rapidly progressive, fatal course. Case Report. We report a case of primary NKTCL-N of the testis in a 38-years-old Middle Eastern man. The patient had ...
Abdualmjid Reem J - - 2013
Purpose. Herbal medicines have been increasingly used worldwide. However, the potential harms of these herbs have been noticed most recently following hepatotoxicity with ingestion of herbal remedies. The aim of this review is to evaluate the evidence of hepatotoxic effects linked to use of herbal preparations. Method. Electronic search was ...
Tartar Danielle - - 2013
Human injuries related to stingray attacks include deep puncture wounds, envenomation, and foreign body reactions owing to retained tail fragments. Herein we report a patient who sustained a stingray injury that produced a subcutaneous granulomatous dermatitis and panniculitis with necrobiosis and review the topic of stingray injuries.
Lee S J - - 2013
Extrarenal angiomyolipomas (AMLs) have been reported at various anatomical sites such as the liver, spleen, abdominal wall, retroperitoneum, oral cavity, penis, spermatic cord, skin, and lung but are infrequently described in gynecological regions. However, only a few cases of extrarenal AML in the uterus have been reported. The authors describe ...
Fajardo Marc R - - 2013
Current repair of a distal biceps tendon rupture has reverted to the single incision technique. Postoperative complications are rare, but the most common are due to neuropraxia. We present the case of patient who sustained multiple nerve injuries following distal biceps repair. This case is presented with a review of ...
Pinheiro Nuno Cercas - - 2013
Pruritus is a major symptom of primary biliary cirrhosis, cholestatic autoimmune disease which affects mostly middle-age women. Often, it can be severe and refractory to multiple treatments, and mostly affecting the patient's health-related quality of life. Intense pruritus can be itself an indication to liver transplantation, in extreme cases leading ...
Zhang Xiaohui X Hematopathology and Laboratory Medicine, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, FL, - - 2013
De novo CD5-positive diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (CD5(+) DLBCL) accounts for approximately 10% of DLBCL, and is usually associated with aggressive clinical course. We report a case of CD5(+) DLBCL with primary involvement of the spleen and liver, and no distinct mass lesions or lymphadenopathy. The patient had stage IV ...
Lau Breda H F BH Department of Physical Education and Recreational Studies, Mount Royal University, 4825 Mount Royal Gate SW, Calgary, AB, Canada T3E - - 2013
Background. Pectoralis major tendon ruptures have been reported in the literature as occupational injuries, accidental injuries, and sporting activities. Few cases have been reported with respect to rodeo activities. Purpose. To describe a series of PM tendon ruptures in professional steer wrestlers. Study Design. Case series, level of evidence, 4. ...
Arigoni Stephan S Clinic for Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, Department of Surgery, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, - - 2013
Patients with hepatic metastases from neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) benefit from an early diagnosis, which is crucial for the optimal therapy and management. Diagnostic procedures include morphological and functional imaging, identification of biomarkers, and biopsy. The aim of six systematic reviews discussed in this study is to assess the predictive value ...
Zefelippo Arianna A General and Emergency Surgery Unit, Fondazione IRCCS Cà Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico di Milano, via F, Sforza 35-20100, Milano, Italy. - - 2013
Pyogenic vertebral osteomyelitis is a rare condition usually associated with endocarditis or spinal surgery. However, it may also occur following abdominal penetrating trauma with associated gastrointestinal perforation. Diagnosis might be challenging and appropriate treatment is essential to ensure a positive outcome. In trans-abdominal trauma, 48 hours of broad-spectrum antibiotics is ...
Sobel David W DW School of Medicine, Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, - - 2013
Nephroptosis is a controversial phenomenon well described in the literature. In this case report, we present a patient whose right kidney had "wandered" from its normal anatomic position in the retroperitoneum anteriorly and was in a fixed position anterior to the liver secondary to hydronephrosis. As opposed to the suspected ...
Asopa Vipin V Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, 369 Fulham Road, London, SW10 9NH, UK ; Sportsmed SA, 32 Payneham Road, Stepney, Adelaide, SA 5069, - - 2013
Traumatic hypersupination injury of the distal radioulnar joint is a rare injury, and occurs when sufficient supination force is applied to the joint so as to tear the volar radioulnar ligament, resulting in separation of the triangular fibrocartilage complex, and subluxation of the tendon of extensor carpi ulnaris. This allows ...
Parab R R Department of Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging, University of Alberta, and Royal Alexandra Hospital, Edmonton, AB, Canada T5H - - 2013
Traumatic optic neuropathy is an uncommon, yet serious, result of facial trauma. The authors present a novel case of a 59-year-old gentleman who presented with an isolated blunt traumatic left optic nerve hematoma causing vision loss. There were no other injuries or fractures to report. This case highlights the importance ...
Yildiz Seyma S Department of Radiology, Faculty of Medicine, Bezmialem Vakif University, Fatih, 34090 Istanbul, - - 2013
Stab injury of the thoracic aorta is a rare condition with high mortality rate. Patients must be evaluated carefully, and the diagnosis usually should be confirmed by radiological modalities. In this case, we report a 37-year-old man presented with a penetrating stab injury to the upper back and the thoracic ...
Athwal Pardeep P Department of Radiology, University of Connecticut John Dempsey Hospital, Farmington, CT, - - 2013
Catamenial pneumothorax is a rare complication secondary to pleural endometriosis. We present a case of a 37-year-old-female with a history of recurrent pneumothoraces with an associated temporal relationship to the onset of her menses. In addition to her recurrent pneumothoraces, on further evaluation, she was found to have multiple nodular ...
Spence Susanna C SC Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Imaging, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Houston, - - 2013
Computed tomography (CT) evaluation of the acute polytrauma patient has become well established as a mainstay of ER triage in hemodynamically stable patients. The radiologist plays a pivotal role in directing management by identifying and appropriately categorizing the severity of a patient's injuries. High-grade liver injuries have undergone an increasing ...
Rinker Eric K EK Department of Radiology, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, - - 2013
We report a case of an abandoned abdominal ventriculoperitoneal shunt that migrated into the gastric antrum, colonic hepatic flexure, and liver parenchyma, which was discovered incidentally on an abdominal CT obtained for renal stones. In regards to the migrated abandoned VP shunt, the patient was asymptomatic. Upon review of prior ...
Saadi Tarek T Liver Unit, Haifa, Israel ; Department of Gastroenterology, Haifa, Israel ; Department of Internal Medicine A, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, - - 2013
Metformin is a first-line drug choice for the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM-2). Metformin-induced hepatotoxicity has rarely been reported. We report on a case of metformin-induced mixed hepatocellular and cholestatic liver injury in an elderly patient with DM-2 as well as review and summarize case reports of metformin ...
Myageri Aneel A Department of Pathology, SDM College of Medical Sciences and Hospital, Sattur, Dharwad, Karnataka, - - 2013
Meckel Gruber syndrome (MKS) is a lethal, autosomal, recessive, multisystemic disorder, associated with mutations affecting ciliogenesis. Since the time it was first reported; only 200 cases have been reported. From January 2004 to December 2010, we evaluated 268 fetal autopsies in our institute, in the Department of Pathology; two of ...
Rahbari-Oskoui Frederic F 0000-0001-8933-4880 Renal Division, Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Woodruff Memorial Building (WMB) No. 2217, Atlanta, GA 30322, - - 2013
Acute tubular necrosis (ATN) due to bisphosphonates has been reported with Zoledronic acid but the time to recovery (if any) has been usually less than 4 months. Possible recovery time from ATN of any cause is usually less than 6 months. In this paper, we present the case of a ...
Dellabiancia Fabio F Biomechanics Laboratory "Marco Simoncelli", D. Cervesi Hospital, Cattolica, Rimini, - - 2013
The correct functionality of the upper limbs is an essential condition for the autonomy of people with disabilities, especially for those in wheelchair. In this review we focused on the biomechanics of wheelchair propulsion and we described the instrumental analysis of techniques for the acquisition of wheelchair propulsion.
Saeed B M N - - 2013
Gunshot wounds of the neck are diagnostically and therapeutically challenging cases and treatment should be individualized and multidisciplinary. We present an unusual case of bullet injury to the neck. A fourteen year old male patient sustained an accidental bullet injury to the submental area of the neck, with no serious ...
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