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Pierce James R - - 2012
We present a case of an adolescent with lower gastrointestinal bleeding caused by a colorectal venous malformation (VM) with concomitant portal hypertension. After an episode of massive gastrointestinal bleeding, we performed an extended right hemicolectomy and resection of the VM and selective portosystemic shunt. Here, we present the case and ...
Al Hassani Ammar - - 2012
Background. Penetrating injuries to the chest and in particular to the heart that results in pericardial tamponade and cardiac arrest requires immediate resuscitative thoracotomy as the only lifesaving technique and should be performed without delay. Objective. To describe an external cardiac tamponade caused by massive tension hemothorax from penetrating injury ...
Suffredini Dante A - - 2012
This case report reviews the ECG manifestations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Distinct changes of the P-wave axis, QRS axis and morphology are a direct result of the pathophysiological and anatomical changes associated with COPD. These changes are illustrated in a patient with a history of COPD presenting with ...
Eren B - - 2012
Industrial injuries related to auto-load-carrying vehicles were not frequently reported in the literature. Presented case was, 31-year-old male furniture worker. Deceased was found in awkward position in furniture workshop. Victim was observed on his knees in front of the elevator, head and neck lodged within openings of the elevator, and ...
Yadav Santosh Kumar - - 2012
Attacks by elephants, the largest of the "large animals," produce many fatalities a year. Most attacks are provoked, although rogue elephants are occasionally responsible. Trampling, goring, tossing the individual with the trunk, or crushing with the knees produces the injuries. Injuries from encounters with large animals represent a significant health ...
Khurana Sumeeta - - 2012
Humans are known to serve as the secondary intermediate host for some larval forms of canine or feline tapeworms. Sparganosis is caused by plerocercoid larva of Spirometra of which there are three main species; Spirometra mansoni (or Spirometra erinaceieuropaei), Spirometra mansonoides and Spirometra proliferum. A one-and-half-year-old patient presenting with febrile ...
Patni Nivedita - - 2012
The association between primary hypothyroidism and precocious puberty secondary to ovarian hyperstimulation has been recognized for over a century. Here, we report the case of a 9-year-old girl with severe primary hypothyroidism, who presented with premature menarche, enlarged pituitary gland, enlarged ovaries with multiple cysts, and elevated prolactin and alpha-feto ...
Lau Su Yin - - 2012
Patients with acute adrenal insufficiency may have musculoskeletal symptoms including flexion contractures, myopathy and hyperkalaemic neuromyopathy. However, the association between rhabdomyolysis and acute adrenal insufficiency is extremely rare and has only been reported infrequently in the literature. Hyponatraemia is often present in association with acute adrenal insufficiency complicated by rhabdomyolysis. ...
Cawich S O - - 2012
Anal sphincter injuries are uncommon injuries outside of obstetric practice - but they may cause disastrous complications. We present a case of complete anal sphincter disruption from anal intercourse in a 25 year old woman. Clinical management is presented and technical details of the repair are discussed. She had an ...
Agahi Amy - - 2012
We present three cases of choledocholithiasis presenting with a rise in transaminase to levels normally associated with acute hepatitis (alanine aminotransferase in excess of 1000&emsp14;IU/l). All three cases had repeated investigation for liver disease before identification of common bile duct stones with magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatogram, and removal at endoscopic retrograde ...
Abu-Wasel Bassam - - 2012
Hepatic abscesses caused by ingested foreign bodies have been reported in the medical literature but represent very uncommon events. Extra-luminal migration of sawing needles and pins is the most common cause of perforation of the gastrointestinal tract associated with liver infections. Other non-metallic sharp objects such as animal bones and ...
Czapiewski Piotr - - 2012
Bone marrow is an exceptionally uncommon site of metastatic dissemination in angiosarcoma (AS) as only single case reports have been published so far. We report a case of a 72-year-old male with epithelioid angiosarcoma of the liver who subsequently developed erythroblastic anemia. The trephine bone marrow biopsy revealed total replacement ...
Bhandarwar Ajay H - - 2012
Primary Biliary Tract Neuroendocrine tumors (NET) are extremely rare tumors with only 77 cases been reported in the literature till now. We describe a case of a left hepatic duct NET and review the literature for this rare malignancy. To the best of our knowledge the present case is the ...
Johl Harpreet K - - 2012
High-voltage electrical injuries are uncommonly reported and may predispose to both immediate and delayed neurologic complications. We report the case of a 43-year-old Caucasian man who experienced a high-voltage electrocution injury resulting in ischemic myelopathy and secondary paraparesis. High-voltage electrocution injuries are a serious problem with potential for both immediate ...
Vaidyanathan Singaravadivelu - - 2012
Floating knee injuries are frequently associated with other concomitant injuries to the ipsilateral limb or other parts of body of which injury to the ipsilateral knee ligaments carries significance for various reasons. A middle-aged man sustained a floating knee injury following RTA. DCS fixation by bridge plating technique for the ...
Kitic Ivana - - 2012
Primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC) is a slowly progressive cholestatic liver disease of autoimmune etiology. The initial presentation of PBC is varies from asymptomatic, abnormal liver biochemical tests to overt cirrhosis. Unlike other autoimmune liver diseases, PBC has rarely been reported in childhood. We report a case of primary biliary cirrhosis ...
Lianos Georgios - - 2012
Introduction. Hydatid disease is caused by the tapeworm Echinococcus granulosus and is still a matter of public health in many regions of the world, where it is an endemic parasitic disease. Although the liver is the most involved organ, hydatidosis can be found anywhere in the human body. Rare forms ...
Ball Vincent - - 2012
Pectoralis major muscle tears are an uncommon injury although reported most prevalently among young male athletes (e.g. SOF personnel). We describe two cases occurring in Joint Special Operations Task Force-Philippines (JSOTF-P) Soldiers, review the physical examination and sonographic findings suggestive of a high-grade injury, and discuss treatment options.
Mâsse Louise C - - 2012
Over the years, self-report measures of physical activity (PA) have been employed in applications for which their use was not supported by the validity evidence. To address this concern this paper 1) provided an overview of the sources of validity evidence that can be assessed with self-report measures of PA, ...
Morgan Richard M - - 2012
This research investigated (1) what are the key attributes of the between-rail, frontal crash, (2) what are the types of object contacted, and (3) what is the type of resulting trauma. The method was to study with both weighted and in-depth case reviews of NASS-CDS crash data with direct damage ...
Shah Abhishek - - 2012
Intestinal duplication in an adult is an uncommon congenital abnormality because only minority of cases present in adulthood. More than 80% of cases occur before the age of two years as an acute abdomen, bowel obstruction or other complications associated with it. Duplication has two types, either cystic or tubular. ...
Gallati Christopher P - - 2012
Cavernous malformations (CMs) are the second most common intracranial vascular lesions. They typically present after hemorrhage or as incidental findings. Several risk factors have been identified for hemorrhage, however, electrocution as a cause has not been described. We performed a literature review of electrocution associated with CM hemorrhage and of ...
Mehrotra Deepak - - 2012
Blunt cardiac trauma causing tricuspid regurgitation is rare and is most often associated with traffic accidents. Falling from a height can also cause such injuries, resulting in hemodynamic compromise and arrhythmias. The signs of traumatic tricuspid regurgitation can appear early or be delayed, depending upon the severity of injury. We ...
Critchley Michael M Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Doncaster Royal Infirmary Hospital, Armthorpe Road, Doncaster DN2 5LT, - - 2012
Sclerosing peritonitis is a rare condition characterised by ascites, peritoneal and bowel wall thickening. Causes reported in the literature include luteal ovarian the comas, peritoneal dialysis, peritoneal chemotherapy and liver cirrhosis. We report an interesting case of a woman presenting with diarrhoea, abdominal distension, ascites and pleural effusion. She was ...
McNeely Jonathan J Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, OH 43210, - - 2012
Bath salts are substance of abuse that are becoming more common and are difficult to recognize due to negative toxicology screening. Acute kidney injury due to bath salt use has not previously been described. We present the case of a previously healthy male who developed acute kidney injury and dialysis ...
Kwok Iris H Y - - 2011
This is a case report of a child with a rare combination of pyloric and colonic atresias, imperforate anus, hypoganglionosis of the rectum and sigmoid colon, unilateral multicystic dysplastic kidney, bilateral sensorineural deafness, spondyloepimetaphyseal dysplasia, subglottic stenosis, growth failure, and limb anomalies.
Bowman Erik Andrew - - 2011
Osseous metaplasia within the gastrointestinal tract is rare and occurs in benign, premalignant, and malignant neoplasms. Here, we report the youngest case of an adenomatous polyp with the presence of ossification and a concomitant review of the literature with regard to ossification of colonic polyps. A 28-year-old man underwent colonoscopy ...
Messenger David E - - 2011
Context.-Synoptic pathology reports increase the completeness of reporting for colorectal cancer. Despite the perceived superiority of specialist reporting, service demands dictate that general pathologists report colorectal cancer specimens in many centers. Objective.-To determine differences in the completeness of rectal cancer reporting between specialist gastrointestinal and nongastrointestinal pathologists in both the ...
Jiang Wei - - 2011
PURPOSE: To summarize the clinical and pathological features of all reported Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) cases of female genital tract and to provide our additional three cases, and the emphasis is put on the pathological diagnosis to remind both gynecologists and pathologists of this rare disease. METHODS: Literatures available are ...
Chen Xiaowei - - 2011
Malignant lymphomas of the female genital tract are very uncommon, and the development of a diffuse large B-cell lymphoma involving the vagina following treatment for classic Hodgkin lymphoma is extremely rare. Clinically and morphologically, this entity represents a challenge. We herein report such a case with liquid-based Pap test and ...
Gupta Megha - - 2011
Luxation injuries such as intrusion are commonly seen in the primary dentition. Intrusion drives the tooth deeper into the alveolar socket, which results in damage to the pulp and peridontium. Difficulty in gaining compliance from a very young child and the risk of damaging the permanent tooth germ makes the ...
Insabato Luigi - - 2011
Leiomyosarcoma is one of the most common types of soft tissue sarcoma, usually seen in deep soft tissues of the extremities and retroperitoneum. Leiomyosarcoma primarily involving the gastrointestinal tract is uncommon. This report presents a rare case of primary gastric giant cell-rich leiomyosarcoma associated with a gastrointestinal stromal tumor of ...
Kumar A - - 2011
Penetrating spinal trauma due to missile/gunshot injuries has been well reported in the literature and has remained the domain of military warfare more often. Civic society's recent upsurge in gunshot injuries has created a dilemma for the treating neurosurgeon in many ways as their management has always involved certain debatable ...
Kumar V R Ravi - - 2011
Duplications of bowel are well-known gastrointestinal tract anomalies. However, sequestrated duplications are very uncommon. Two sequestrated tubular duplications of the small bowel, separate from the ileum with autonomous blood supply and classic histologic features of small bowel are presented. Two sequestrated duplications in the same child are quite rare and ...
Kim Tae Hyun - - 2011
N,N-Dimethylformamide (DMF) is globally used as an organic solvent in the production of synthetic leather and resins because of its low volatility, making it an attractive industrial material. Despite its excellent property as a chemical solvent, utilization of DMF is somewhat controversial nowadays due to its hazardous effects on exposed ...
Chung Kyu Sung - - 2011
Massive rectal bleeding from the appendix, considered a rare case of lower gastrointestinal bleeding, is not easily recognized by various diagnostic modalities. A multidisciplinary approach for both a diagnosis and a differential diagnosis is important because the identification of the bleeding site is crucial to proceed to a proper intervention ...
Szólics M - - 2011
Extrapontine myelinolysis (EPM) and cortical laminar necrosis (CLN) have rarely been reported in association with severe hypernatremia. We describe a patient with EPM associated with CLN following severe hypernatremia due to hypertonic peritoneal lavage after a ruptured hydatid cyst of the liver. Clinical and neuroimaging findings in acute stage and ...
Contractor Sohail - - 2011
The Vena Tech LP vena cava filter (B Braun, Evanston, Illinois) has been FDA approved since 2001 and is a permanent vena cava filtration device. It replaced the previous Vena tech LGM filter also manufactured by B Braun. The LGM filter had 2 case series reporting a high incidence of ...
Mago Vishal - - 2011
Psychiatric case reports of male genital self-mutilation (GSM) in the literature are rare and mostly anecdotal. Most of them are connected with personality disorders (Goldfield and Glick, 1970; Wise et al., 1989). In men, psychosis is an important cause for GSM, causing up to 80% of automutilations.
Khan M Adil Abbas - - 2011
Many species have been drastically affected by rapid urbanization. Harris's hawks from their natural habitat of open spaces and a supply of rodents, lizards and other small prey have been forced to change their natural environment adapting to living in open spaces in sub- and peri-urban areas. Specific areas include ...
Menif Khaled - - 2011
We report a case of community-acquired meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA) preseptal cellulitis complicated by zygomatic osteomyelitis, cavernous sinus thrombosis, meningitis, and necroziting pneumonia in a previously healthy two and half month old girl. This case exemplifies an aggressive and disseminated CA-MRSA infection with deep venous thrombosis in an infant without ...
Bibbo Christopher - - 2011
Smooth muscle sarcomas involving blood vessels, leiomyosarcomas, are rare, making up less than 2% of all leiomyosarcomas. Leiomyosarcoma of the saphenous vein is even more uncommon, with nearly all cases reported occurring in the thigh. This article reviews leiomyosarcoma of blood vessels and reports on a 62-year-old woman with an ...
Brown Jen - - 2011
This is a case report reviewing the presentation and clinical course of a patient diagnosed with abdominal aortic atresia at the level caudal to the superior mesenteric artery. Patients with abdominal aortic atresia need to be evaluated for associated underlying syndromes or diseases. Although the prognosis for this disease is ...
Ko Jeong Min - - 2011
Portopulmonary venous anastomosis (PPVA), which has been rarely reported in conventional CT and MR studies, is an unusual collateral pathway in patients with portal hypertension. It has clinical implications related to right-to-left shunt that are different from the clinical implications related to other more usual portosystemic shunts in portal hypertensive ...
Kucher Nils - - 2011
This article reviews usual strategies for treating thrombosis of the upper extremities, including anticoagulation therapy and thrombolysis. The use of catheters and surgical interventions in refractory cases is also discussed.
Aydońüan Filiz - - 2011
Phlebectasia is a dilation of a vein. Jugular vein phlebectasia can occur in any part of the jugular venous system. It is an uncommon cause of cervical swelling in children. We report a rare case of bilateral internal jugular vein phlebectasia presenting as bilateral neck swelling in a child. We ...
Viola George M - - 2011
Cerebrovascular complications have been reported to occur in patients with neurocysticercosis (NCC). We report a patient who presented with relapsed subarachnoid hemorrhage possibly linked to NCC. In addition, we performed a literature review of all of the reported cases of aneurysmal and non-aneurysmal hemorrhagic cerebrovascular events associated with NCC. We ...
Celoria G - - 2011
Popliteal vein aneurysms are rare but they have clinical relevance because of their propensity to cause thromboembolic complications. The widespread use of duplex scanning in the work-up of venous complaints will make their diagnosis increasingly frequent. Surgical therapy cures the disease with low morbidity. We present a typical case and ...
Lousinha Ana - - 2011
We report the case of a man presenting with acute myocardial infarction and a history of percutaneous coronary intervention with implantation of a drug-eluting stent, which was now fractured. This case highlights the growing recognition of stent fracture as a potential mechanism for late stent thrombosis in the drug-eluting stent ...
Kaif Mohamed - - 2011
Spontaneously occurring epidural haematomas are an uncommon entity. A spontaneous post fossa epidural haematoma due to sigmoid sinus thrombosis secondary to mastoiditis has not been reported in English medical literature. We report a 40 year-old man who presented to us with headache and incoordination. A magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) confirmed ...
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