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Mosqueda-Taylor Adalberto A Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana Xochimilco, Departamento de Atención a la Salud, Ciudad de Mexico, - - 2014
We would like to thank Ide et al. for their comments, interest and collaboration to a better understanding of the recently reported primordial odontogenic tumour (POT). We apologize for not reading Japanese but, as English is the main scientific international language, Pubmed/Medline represents the world reference for searching peer reviewed scientific ...
Singh A A Department of Surgery, J.L.N. Medical College, Ajmer, 305001, India, - - 2014
Peritoneal hydatidosis secondary to liver hydatid disease is not uncommon but peritoneal hydatidosis herniating to the inguinal canal is rare, with fewer than five cases reported in the literature. We describe a 54-year-old man who presented with a progressively enlarging soft, cystic swelling in the right inguinal region. Clinical examination ...
Scalzitti Nicholas J NJ *Otolaryngology, and †Otology and Neurotology, Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, Texas, - - 2014
We present a case of a middle-aged male struck by lightning while walking in a parking lot. Assessment of the patient's injuries demonstrated common sequelae of an otologic blast injury. Review of this case should prepare the otolaryngologist to identify and manage otologic blast injuries regardless of their etiology. Case ...
Hammer Suntrea T G ST From the University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI. - - 2014
To describe a sporadic form of lymphoplasmacytic cholecystitis (LPC), a condition known to occur in patients with chronic biliary tract disease. One year's worth of cholecystectomies was reviewed for sporadic cases of LPC. Histologic, radiologic, and clinical findings were reviewed and compared with noninflamed controls. Sporadic cases were also compared ...
Tan A C AC Spinal Cord Injuries Unit, Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney, NSW, - - 2014
Case report. Subacute delayed ascending myelopathy (SDAM), also known as subacute post-traumatic ascending myelopathy, is a rare early neurological complication of spinal cord injury (SCI), and the aetiology, pathogenesis and optimal management of this condition are poorly understood. The radiological features together with the clinical picture appear to be the ...
Ruigómez A A Centro Español de Investigación Farmacoepidemiologica (CEIFE), Almirante 28, 2°, 28004, Madrid, Spain, - - 2014
The purpose of this study was to ascertain acute liver injury (ALI) in primary care databases using different computer algorithms. The aim of this investigation was to study and compare the incidence of ALI in different primary care databases and using different definitions of ALI. The Clinical Practice Research Datalink ...
Bae Jung Min JM Department of Surgery,Yeungnam University College of Medicine, Daegu, - - 2014
Phytobezoar is a rare cause of gastro-intestinal tract obstruction. Common sites of phytobezoar are the stomach and small bowel. Naturally, extrahepatic duct phytobezoar is near impossible due to anatomical structure and location such as ampulla of vater, common bile duct and bifurcation of bile duct. Here, we present an extremely ...
Shahid Kameron R KR From the *Yale New Haven Hospital, Department of Radiology, New Haven, CT; and †Mayo Clinic, Rochester, - - 2014
Varicose veins have traditionally been treated by surgical intervention. When performed in the lower limb, surgical vein stripping can potentially cause injury to the saphenous, sural, tibial, and peroneal nerves due to anatomic proximity. Newer, minimally invasive procedures, such as endovenous laser ablation and endovenous radiofrequency ablation, are more commonly ...
Pathak Hrishikesh H Department of Forensic Medicine, Government Medical College, Nagpur 440003, Maharashtra, India. Electronic address: - - 2014
This paper describes a unique case of a fatal tiger attack in the wild. In the present case, a tiger fatally mauled a 34-year-old female with its claws, instead of the usual mechanism of killing by the bite injury to the neck. The autopsy revealed multiple fatal and non-fatal injuries ...
Grossbach Andrew J AJ Department of Neurosurgery, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics , Iowa City, IA , USA - - 2014
Abstract Background: The management of impalement penetrating brain injuries (IPBI) from non-missile objects is extremely challenging, especially when vascular structures are involved. Cerebral angiography is a crucial tool in initial evaluation to assess for vascular injury as standard non-invasive imaging modalities are limited by foreign body artifact, especially for metallic ...
Mortazavi Martin M MM Department of Neurosurgery, University of Washington, Seattle, - - 2014
Spinal cord injury is a highly prevalent condition associated with significant morbidity and mortality. The pathophysiology underlying it is extraordinarily complex and still not completely understood. We performed a comprehensive literature review of the pathophysiologic processes underlying spinal cord injury. The mechanisms underlying primary and secondary spinal cord injury are ...
Hoexum F F Kennemer Gasthuis Haarlem, Boerhaavelaan 22, 2035 RC, Haarlem, The Netherlands, - - 2014
Subtalar dislocations are uncommon, representing ~1 % of all traumatic dislocations. We present two cases of closed medial subtalar dislocation and a systematic literature review of the last 25 years. We performed an Embase, Medline, Pubmed and Cochrane search of the literature written in English between January 1988 and December 2012. Keywords ...
Yan Jun J Jinan City Hospital for Skin Diseases Prevention and Treatment, Jinan, 250001, - - 2014
Background Terbinafine is an effective antimicrobial agent against dermatophytes, cryptococcus and other fungi. It is the preferred drug to treat onychomycosis. However, severe acute hepatitis from oral terbinafine administration has been recently reported. Aim To describe a representative case, and review the literature regarding the best evidence on treatment and ...
Worsfold Christian C Kent Neck Pain Centre, The Tonbridge Clinic, 339 Shipbourne Road, Kent TN10 3EU, England, UK. Electronic address: - - 2014
Whiplash injury medico-legal reporting has traditionally been focused upon identifying restrictions in range of motion and identifying the presence of tender areas in the cervical spine in an effort both to diagnose the condition and to offer a prognosis. There have been considerable advances in this field over the last ...
Newnam S S Monash Injury Research Institute (MIRI), Building 70, Monash University, VIC 3800, Australia. Electronic address: - - 2014
Injury is a major public health problem. While the impacts of injury on the injured person are well documented, there is relatively little knowledge about the impacts of injury on those individuals and groups in the community connected to the injured person. This study seeks to describe this breadth of ...
Mariani Pier Paolo PP Università Roma 4-Foro Italico, Piazza L. de Bosis 5, 00136, Rome, Italy, - - 2014
A rare case of acute avulsion of both posterior meniscal roots concomitant with an acute anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear in a professional soccer player is described. While avulsion of the lateral meniscal root has been extensively reported in association with ACL injuries, medial root avulsion has never been reported ...
Merve Ashirwad A a The Royal London Hospital, Cellular - - 2014
Abstract The presence of ectopic liver tissue has been reported in various abdominal and extra-abdominal sites, the commonest being in the gall bladder. Other rare sites include the retroperitoneum and the adrenal gland, which are anatomically closer to the kidney. However our literature search did not reveal any reports of ...
Zhang Qi - - 2014
Primary synovial sarcoma of the prostate is an uncommon malignant tumor. There are few cases reported in the English medical literature to date. Here, we present a case of 22-year-old man with primary synovial sarcoma of the prostate metastatic to the liver and lung. To our knowledge, only six reports ...
Pengelly Steven S Department of Surgery, MDHU Derriford, Derriford Hospital, Plymouth, - - 2014
There is extensive literature on metal fragments from improvised explosive devices being embedded in patients but there are no reports describing the clinical and radiological appearances of embedded home-made explosive (HME). We present a case of partially detonated HME being found inside a patient's forearm. We discuss the medical management ...
Schepers T T Trauma Unit, Department of Surgery, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Electronic address: - - 2014
Lisfranc injuries represent a wide spectrum of different injuries at the tarsometatarsal joint. Not all types fit the currently available classifications. This case illustrates a rare subtype of a Lisfranc injury, with a dislocation of the entire first ray. It is presented to create more awareness for midfoot injuries. This ...
Deshorgue Anne-Claire AC Service de Chirurgie Digestive et Transplantations, Hopital Claude Huriez, CHU, Univ Nord de France, 59000, Lille, - - 2014
Heterotaxic disorders or situs ambiguus are uncommon anatomical variations constituted by a partial mirror-image disposition of intra thoracic and/or abdominal solid organs. These variations are challenging because rarely met in a surgeon's career, and because of the coexistence of numerous other anatomical variants, like ones related to the asymmetrical organs, ...
Michalopoulos Nickos N 3rd Department of Surgery, AHEPA University Hospital, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 85 Karakasi, 54453, Thessaloniki, Greece, - - 2014
Neuroendocrine tumors of the extrahepatic bile ducts (EBNETs) are very rare. The aim of the present review is to elucidate the characteristics of EBNETs, their treatment and prognosis. An exhaustive systematic review of the literature was performed from 1959 up-to-date. One hundred articles, describing 150 cases were collected. Each article ...
Monasterio Marisol M Advanced Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, 13300 Hargrave #400, Houston, TX 77070, USA. Electronic address: - - 2014
Triceps avulsions are very uncommon injuries, occurring in less than 1% of upper extremity cases. Many of these avulsions take place at the distal insertion of the triceps. Current literature includes reports of triceps rupture after a traumatic injury, surgical procedure, total elbow arthroplasty, or after spontaneous conditions such as ...
Leilanie Lu Jinky J National Institutes of Health, Univeristy of the Philippines Manila, Manila, The - - 2014
This study aimed to review and assess the prevalence and incidence of occupational injuries in the Philippines. Data collection were done from various agencies, namely, Bureau of Labour and Employment Statistics (BLES) of the Department of Labour and Employment (DOLE), Labour Force Survey of National Statistics Office, among others. Hospital-based ...
Chang Hyo Jeong HJ Department of Internal Medicine, Inje University Sanggye Paik Hospital, Inje University College of Medicine, Seoul, - - 2014
Pure red cell aplasia (PRCA) and autoimmune hemolytic anemia (AIHA) have rarely been reported as an extrahepatic manifestation of acute hepatitis A (AHA). We report herein a case of AHA complicated by both PRCA and AIHA. A 49-year-old female with a diagnosis of AHA presented with severe anemia (hemoglobin level, ...
Vicens Rafael A RA From the Department of Diagnostic Radiology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, - - 2014
Renal epithelioid angiomyolipoma (EAML) is a perivascular epithelioid cell tumor. Although the overwhelming majority of renal EAMLs are benign, cases of aggressive behavior and malignancy have been reported. Here, we report the case of a 62-year-old woman with a 12.5-cm renal EAML, who underwent resection and developed a 10.5-cm hepatic ...
Tezcan Yilmaz - - 2014
Non-small cell lung cancers (NSCLC) is the most commonly observed group among lung cancers. Adenocancers are histopathologically more common. Males are more affected than females, an effect which is directly related to smoking. They generally cause distant haematogenous and lymphatic metastasis. Distant haematogenous metastases are often seen in contralateral lung, ...
Bortolin Michelangelo M 1Università Vita-Salute San - - 2014
Blast injury is a frequent cause of injury during armed conflicts, and the force of a blast can cause closed colorectal injury and perforation.1 After identification of a blast-related colorectal injury, the surgical options are primary repair or fecal diversion with the option for secondary repair. This structured review was ...
Musso Maria M Second Division of Infectious Diseases, National Institute for Infectious Diseases Lazzaro Spallanzani , - - 2014
Candida norvegensis is an emerging fluconazole-resistant pathogen isolated in most cases from skin and mucous membranes of immunocompromized patients. Documented invasive candidiasis (IC) due to C. norvegensis has been rarely reported, thus the clinical features of patients at risk for this pathogen are poorly defined. We report a liver transplant ...
Chen Ying-Yi YY Ying-Yi Chen, Tsai-Wang Huang, Hung Chang, Shih-Chun Lee, Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Taipei 114, - - 2014
Heterotopic supradiaphragmatic livers are rare. A total of 23 cases of primary supradiaphragmatic livers have been reported in the literature. The clinical presentations of heterotopic supradiaphragmatic liver are variable. The simultaneous detection of intrathoracic accessory liver and pulmonary sequestration is extremely rare, and only one case has previously been reported. ...
Ma Jing J Department of Hepatitis Diseases, Second Xiangya Hospital, Central South University, Changsha, Hunan 410011, P.R. - - 2014
Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) is a rare proliferative disorder in which pathological Langerhans cells accumulate in a variety of organs. LCH usually affects the bone, skin and lymph nodes of children; however, LCH occasionally affects vital organs, including the liver, spleen and pituitary gland. The present study reports a case ...
Gonzalez R Wesley - - 2014
Necrotizing fasciitis is a rare bacterial infection with an incidence of approximately 0.4 cases per 100,000 population. Although the majority of cases of necrotizing fasciitis are polymicrobial, a systematic review of the literature found only 7 reports of Haemophilus influenzae as the causal agent, and only 1 incidence of H ...
Tajima Shogo S Department of Pathology, Shizuoka Saiseikai General Hospital, Shizuoka, - - 2014
A 38-year-old male was admitted to our hospital due to upper abdominal pain. Computed tomography revealed a hepatic angiomyolipoma (AML; 10.5 × 9.5 × 7.0 cm in size), which had ruptured into the space between the liver and the diaphragm. Following transcatheter arterial embolization, surgical resection was performed. The tumor ...
Gupta Rahul R Senior Resident, Department of Hepatology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research , Chandigarh, India - - 2014
Although viruses remain the most common cause of hepatitis, other causes like rickettsial hepatitis are also well known. However, this aetiology has not been well recognized and it has been rarely reported in the Indian literature. Here, we are discussing a case of acute hepatitis, its clinical presentation, diagnosis and ...
Chen Lei - - 2014
Bile duct adenoma (BDA) is a comparatively rare disease clinically, therefore, there are relatively few reported cases about it both in China and abroad. Herein, we present a 51-year-old man, diagnosed preoperatively with enhanced-contrast abdominal computed tomography, as having a nodule in the left hepatic. The patient underwent a liver ...
Kempeneers D D Department of Dermatology, UZ Leuven, Leuven, - - 2014
IgG4-related disease (IgG4-RD) is a systemic disease, mostly affecting the pancreas. It presents as accumulation of IgG4-producing plasma cells in various tissues. Other possible affected organs include the lacrimal glands, salivary glands, lungs, kidneys, liver, bile duct, retroperitoneum, breast, aorta, pituitary gland and prostate. A cutaneous presentation has also been ...
Chalhoub Walid M WM Georgetown University Hospital, Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology Section , 3800 Reservoir Road, NW, Washington, DC 20007 , USA - - 2014
Introduction: The year 2013 continued to highlight numerous aspects of drug-induced liver injury (DILI), with new information communicated via > 1500 publications. New reports of DILI were described and FDA warnings and alerts were issued for a number of products, emphasizing the risks related to hepatotoxicity. Areas covered: We provide ...
Crepin Sabrina S Sabrina Crepin, Pharm.D., M.P.H., is Hospital Pharmacist, Department of Pharmacology-Toxicology, Pharmacovigilance; Bertrand Godet, M.D., is Neurologist, Department of Neurology; and Paul Carrier, M.D., is Hepatologist, Department of Hepatogastroenterology, Limoges University Hospital, Limoges, France. Claire Villeneuve, M.S.I., is Clinical Research Associate; Louis Merle, Ph.D., M.D., is Pharmacologist; and Marie-Laure Laroche, Ph.D., M.D., is Pharmacologist, Department of Pharmacology-Toxicology, Pharmacovigilance, Limoges University - - 2014
A case of probable drug-induced liver injury (DILI) attributed to use of the antihypertensive agent aliskiren is reported. A 61-year-old woman undergoing routine liver function monitoring in conjunction with long-term antiepileptic therapy was noted to have an asymptomatic acute hepatic cytolysis 1 month after the initiation of concomitant aliskiren therapy ...
Morimoto Tadatsugu T 1Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Saga University, 5-1-1 Nabeshima, Saga, Japan 2Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Fukushima Medical University, School of Medicine, 1 Hikarigaoka, Fukushima, - - 2014
Study design. Case reportObjective. To report a case of an acute supratentorial subdural hemorrhage (SDH) of a previous head injury site and cerebellar hemorrhage (CH), following an incidental dural tear during spine surgery.Summary of Background Data. Intracranial hemorrhage, such as subdural, cerebellar, subarachnoid and epidural hemorrhage following a dural tear ...
Xie Jian-Xiang - - 2014
We report a rare case of teicoplanin- induced hepatocellular liver injury in a 49-year-old male patient with pulmonary infection. Liver function returned to normal after drug withdrawal. We reviewed 17 case reports of adverse reactions associated with teicoplanin in mainland China and found that (1) among all patients 15 were ...
Cervellini Marina Possato MP Federal University of São Paulo, São Paulo, SP, Brazil, - - 2014
This study aimed at analyzing nipple trauma resulted from breastfeeding based on dermatological approach. Two integrative reviews of literature were conducted, the first related to definitions, classification and evaluation methods of nipple trauma and another about validation studies related to this theme. In the first part were included 20 studies ...
Ciria-Bru V - - 2014
Nodular regenerative hyperplasia of the liver -a type of noncirrhotic portal hypertension- is a rare condition of unknown etiopathogenesis that has been associated with multiple disorders, including diverse types of hematologic disease. We report the case of a 36-year-old female patient diagnosed with cutaneous T-cell lymphoma of the mycosis fungoides ...
Chen Yuanyuan Y From the Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, - - 2014
Cryofibrinogenemia is a rare disorder in which plasma, not serum, forms a cryoprecipitate. Patients with cryofibrinogenemia may be asymptomatic, or they may have painful ulcers, purpura, livedo reticularis, Raynaud phenomenon, perniosis of the extremities, thrombosis, and arthralgia. Cryofibrinogenemia may be primary or secondary to an underlying disorder such as connective ...
Ahmad Khan Hayat H Department of Orthopaedics, Bone and Joint Hospital, Kashmir, - - 2014
Fishing is a leisure activity for some people around the world. Accidently the fish hook can get hooked in the hand. If the hook is barbed, removal becomes difficult. We report a case of such a injury in the hand and discuss the technique for its removal with a brief ...
Aslan Mehmet M Medical Faculty, Department of Internal Medicine, Yuzuncu Yil University, 65000, Van, Turkey, - - 2014
Hepatotoxicity may occasionally develop over the course of treatment with proton pump inhibitors (PPIs). Although skin reactions, interstitial nephritis, pancytopenia, anaphylaxis, and generalized edema have been reported to be associated with PPIs, hepatotoxicity associated with oral pantoprazole is very rare. In this report, we present a case of hepatotoxicity in ...
Kobayashi Yujin - - 2014
Although there are several case reports of human parvovirus B19 infection in patients with hereditary spherocytosis, no systematic reviews of adult patients with hereditary spherocytosis with human parvovirus B19 infection have been published as clinical case reports. In this study, we report a case of aplastic crisis due to human ...
Malla Gyanendra - - 2014
Impalement injury is an uncommon presentation in the emergency department (ED), and penetrating thoraco-abdominal injuries demand immediate life-saving measures and prompt care. Massive penetrating trauma by impalement in a pediatric case represents a particularly challenging presentation for emergency providers in non-trauma center settings. We report a case of 10 year ...
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 ...
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. ...
Gao Billy B Department of Neurology, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, - - 2014
Paroxysmal sympathetic hyperactivity (PSH) is a hyperadrenergic syndrome that may follow acute brain injury characterized by episodic, hyperadrenergic alterations in vital signs. Identifying commonality in lesion localization in patients with PSH is challenging, but intraparenchymal hemorrhage (IPH) represents a focal injury that might provide insight. We describe a series of ...
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