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Jaiman Sunil - - 2010
The aims of this study were to demonstrate a case of bilateral intravesical ureterocele associated with megacystis and mega-ureters, unilateral partial duplication of the ureter and unilateral segmental renal dysplasia of the upper pole and an accessory spleen and to propose an addition of the new variant to the classification ...
Yesildag Ebru - - 2010
Anorectal malformations (ARMS) are one of those challenging topics of pediatric surgery. The developments in assessing and approaching patients with these anomalies have been made in the last decades and the methods described in older textbooks functioned as a guide in planning these attempts (Kiely and Peña in Pediatric surgery, ...
Chen Jeng-Jung - - 2010
Duplication cyst of the duodenum is rare. This study describes a case of duodenal duplication and evaluates its clinical features through a literature review. A case of duodenal duplication is reported, and related articles published from 1999 to 2009 on PubMed were reviewed. Clinical manifestations, diagnostic examinations, and methods of ...
Fang Xueping - - 2010
CONTEXT: Metastatic renal cell carcinoma (RCC) in gallbladder is rare with only 18 cases published in the English literature. OBJECTIVES: To review the clinicopathologic characteristics of metastatic RCC in gallbladder and to correlate the findings with clinical outcomes. DESIGN: We report 4 additional cases of intraluminal polypoid metastasis of RCC ...
Maria Anisha - - 2010
Necrotizing fasciitis of the head and neck is an uncommon, potentially fatal , soft tissue infection characterized by extensive necrosis and gas formation in the subcutaneous tissue and fascia. The purpose of this report is to heighten the awareness of this infection. The article also outlines an appropriate management strategy ...
Leong S - - 2012
Inferior vena cava (IVC) filter insertion is a commonly performed procedure for indications such as recurrent pulmonary emboli or contraindication to anticoagulation. Symptomatic duplication of the IVC is exceedingly rare with only a handful of cases being described in the literature. We report an unusual case of a patient with ...
Dhabalia J V - - 2010
Urethral duplication is a rare congenital anomaly and presents as a spectrum of varying severity. This report present three cases of duplication of urethra whose presentation ranged from prepubic sinus to a complete urethral duplication. They were investigated using ultrasonography, retrograde urethrography and cystoscopy. They were treated depending on the ...
Takagi H - - 2010
Congenital abnormalities of the Müllerian duct system can result in various urogenital anomalies, including uterus didelphys with blind hemivagina and ipsilateral renal agenesis (Herlyn-Werner-Wunderlich syndrome). It usually presents after the menarche with progressive pelvic pain during periods secondary to haematocolpos. However, rarely presentation is unusual with consequent diagnostic delay. This ...
Kanojia Ravi Prakash - - 2010
Retrocaval ureter is abnormal looping of the proximal ureter behind the inferior vena cava. The aberrant anatomy results in the compression of the ureter causing hydronephrosis. This is a very infrequent cause of hydronephrosis in children. Association of retrocaval ureter with a stone in the looping segment of the ureter ...
Calotă F - - 2010
Appendiceal anomalies are extremely rare malformations. We presented the case of a patient 43-year-old who had undergone emergency surgery for bowel occlusion. Incidentally we have found an "horseshoe-shaped" appendix which removed. After review of the literature we have introduced this appendiceal variant in a complete classification of appendiceal anomalies.
Sudesh Pebam - - 2010
Preaxial mirror polydactyly of foot is a rare congenital anomaly with even fewer documentations for definitive treatment. To provide a sensate, near normal foot with ability to wear shoes is difficult to achieve in this variant with fibular dimelia and calcaneal duplication, with a delayed presentation at 6 years. Our ...
Ribeiro Sergio Conti - - 2010
We present the case of a 19-year-old nulligravida woman with severe dysmenorrhea since menarche; she was found to have a longitudinal vaginal septum, cervical duplication and two endometrial cavities, separated by a complete septum. Diagnosis and management of this unusual Müllerian anomaly are discussed in the context of a literature ...
Causey Marlin Wayne - - 2010
Duplicate gallbladder is a rare congenital anomaly resulting from abnormalities in embryogenesis during the fifth and sixth weeks of gestation. Approximately 210 cases have been described. Variations include duplicate, triplicate, and septated gallbladder. We encountered a 15-year-old girl with both a duplicated gallbladder and a duplicated cystic duct who underwent ...
Shah Abhidha - - 2010
We report an 11-year-old boy with dysgenesis of the clivus. The boy presented complaining of progressive difficulty in walking. The clival anomaly was associated with severe basilar invagination, Chiari Type 1 malformation and syringomyelia. Our literature search did not reveal any previous reports of this combination of conditions. The patient ...
Kawanishi Masahiro - - 2010
Double gallbladder is a rare congenital biliary anomaly, but an accessory gallbladder arising from the left hepatic duct is a more remarkably rare congenital anomaly. We report a case of double gallbladder with adenocarcinoma and gallstones, which was preoperatively diagnosed by endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) and then confirmed by open ...
Rattan Kamal N - - 2010
In view of the rarity of the lesion, we describe 3 cases of aphallia associated with genitourinary and nongenitourinary anomalies. One case was associated with an anorectal malformation, whereas 2 had a normal anal opening. One patient with a normal anal opening had an associated rectal-urethro-fistula. Development of the phallus, ...
Stephenson James A - - 2010
Gallbladder agenesis is uncommon. In contrast, liver haemangiomas are the most common type of benign liver lesions. We describe the first documented case of gallbladder agenesis where the clinical presentation was consistent with biliary colic, and radiological investigation suggested the presence of gallstones. Subsequent operative findings revealed a solitary haemangioma ...
Turner Sheila - - 2010
The preparation of HTA reports requires a great deal of time, effort and resource, and there is a desire to improve efficiency, avoid duplication of effort and facilitate the transfer of knowledge between countries. This is of particular importance for countries with more limited resources which have less capacity to ...
Maudlin Lucy - - 2010
A rare case of phyllodes tumour of the prostate of which less than 100 cases have been reported in the literature. It has an unclear clinical course and uncertain management options. In an inoperable case such as this, the authors discuss the difficulties faced with its management and the limited, ...
Bernardi Pricila - - 2010
The association between fibular dimelia and mirror polydactyly of the foot is considered to be a very rare lower-limb abnormality. On the other hand, VACTERL is an acronym for a nonrandom association of congenital anomalies for which the etiology is still poorly understood. The patient was a seven-month-old white girl ...
Kokabi Nima - - 2010
Sinistral portal hypertension occurs when a pathological process causes occlusion of the splenic vein. The resultant elevated splenic bed venous pressure causes formation of gastric varices which can lead to hematemesis as a common presentation for this disease process. We present a case of sinistral portal hypertension in a patient ...
Lervik Andreas - - 2010
Seizures or convulsions that occur during anaesthesia in veterinary patients are infrequently reported in the literature. Consequently, the incidence of such events is unknown. Several drugs commonly used in clinical veterinary anaesthesia have been shown to induce epileptiform activity in both human clinical patients and experimental candidates. The present case ...
Al-Qattan M M - - 2010
Several series have reported the distribution of the types of thumb polydactyly in the Caucasian and Far Eastern populations. No data are available for the Middle East. A total of 196 Saudi patients (228 hands) with thumb polydactyly were reviewed. The most common type was Wassel type IV (33.8%) and ...
Kara Necip - - 2009
Neural tube defects are common congenital abnormalities associated with a variety of complications. Spina bifida, among the most common, results from failure of the neural tube and the vertebral bones to close during embryogenesis. Myelomeningocele is the most common severe form of spina bifida. It may be associated with various ...
Reichman David E - - 2010
The following review seeks to summarise the current data regarding reproductive outcomes associated with congenital uterine anomalies. Such malformations originate from adverse embryologic events ranging from agenesis to lateral and vertical fusion defects. Associated renal anomalies are common both for the symmetric and asymmetric malformations. While fertility is minimally impacted ...
Okada Tadao - - 2009
The association between hyperplastic polyp of the gallbladder with pancreaticobiliary maljunction (PBM) is extremely rare. This report describes the rare case of a 9-year-old girl with PBM complicated by hyperplastic polyp of the gallbladder, and the successful surgical treatment of PBM. We review the literature on this type of relationship ...
Mariani Peter J - - 2011
Background: As emergency physicians perform bedside ultrasound with greater frequency, greater numbers of incidental and potentially unfamiliar sonographic findings will be encountered. Objectives: Illustrate, discuss, and briefly review literature regarding one such finding and diagnosis in right upper quadrant sonography. Case Report: A middle-aged woman was evaluated in the Emergency ...
Wisenbaugh Eric S - - 2010
We present a young girl with an exceedingly rare case of a duplicated bladder, urethra, vulva, vagina, cervix, uterus, appendix, colon and anus, as well as a lipomyleomeningocele. This complex of anomalies has been referred to in the literature as caudal duplication syndrome. This particular case was complicated with urinary ...
Coleman Robert A - - 2010
Urethral duplication is a rare congenital anomaly, with multiple described anatomical variants. Duplications in the sagittal plane can be complete or partial, dorsal or ventral, and may be associated with other congenital urogenital anomalies. The anatomy of the duplication should be defined, and the functional urethra identified prior to any ...
Moawad Nash S - - 2009
A wide variety of M??llerian anomalies has been described in the literature. Various combinations of anomalies may coexist in a single subject. Precise identification of the various components of the anomaly is paramount in choosing and planning the appropriate conservative and surgical treatment. In this report, we present a rare ...
Srivastava Punit - - 2009
Duplications of the alimentary tract are spherical or tubular structures lined by epithelium similar to intestine that are firmly attached to or share the wall of the alimentary tract and have a common blood supply with the adjacent segment of the bowel. Completely isolated duplication cysts are an extremely rare ...
Bhadury S - - 2009
Congenital urethral duplication is a rare anomaly, with less than 200 cases described in the literature. The investigations that are usually performed are micturating cystourethrography (MCU) and retrograde urethrography (RGU), which can diagnose the presence of duplication but cannot diagnose the precise relationship of the duplicated urethra with other pelvic ...
Ng W T - - 2009
Double inferior vena cava (IVC) is a congenital anomaly resulting from the persistence of the embryonic venous system. The majority of cases are clinically silent and diagnosed incidentally on imaging for other reasons. However, these venous anomalies may have significant clinical implications, especially during retroperitoneal surgery and in the treatment ...
Darius T - - 2009
In contrast to a wandering or ectopic spleen which is vascularized by the original splenic vessels this case describes a true ectopic, locally vascularized spleen in the pelvis. To our knowledge this anomaly has never been described in the literature before.
Lugo-Vicente Humberto - - 2009
Double cystic duct is an extremely rare anomaly of the biliary tract not described in the pediatric literature. We report the first pediatric case born with VACTERL association found to have double cystic ducts during gallbladder surgery for symptomatic cholelithiasis. Description of the anatomic variability, cholangiography images, and pathologic findings ...
Liu W-C - - 2009
Duplication is one of the congenital abnormalities of the inferior vena cava (IVC) and is reported to be associated with deep venous thrombosis (DVT). We report a case who was admitted for carbamazepine-induced toxic epidermal necrolysis. The patient had persistent fever caused by septic thrombophlebitis extending from the left femoral ...
Osaki Y - - 2010
Congenital duplication of the lower extremity is quite rare. Only 26 cases have been reported so far. A female infant with incomplete duplication of lower limb and with hypothyroidism was reported. Her mother's pregnancy and delivery was uneventful. A tube-like skin tissue was found on the posterior aspect of the ...
Kim S W - - 2009
The most common form of splenic anomaly with a concurrent short pancreas is polysplenia, which has been described in various studies in the radiological literature. However, splenic duplication has never been reported. We report here a case of splenic duplication associated with a short pancreas and pre-duodenal portal vein. This ...
Cetin M A - - 2009
We present imaging and clinical findings of a case with a duplicated external auditory canal, which led to misdiagnosis secondary to lipomatous content on imaging studies prior to surgery. It is a very rare congenital anomaly. This entity is usually misdiagnosed not only clinically but also radiologically. This leads to ...
Mikulasovich Michael - - 2009
We report on two patients with complicons resulting in duplication der(21)t(8;21)(q22;q22), triplication in the form of isochromosome of der(21)t(8;21), and four copies of ETO-AML1 fusion. Duplication of der(21) was present at diagnosis as a minor cell population in one patient, while the presence of isoderivative (21)t(8;21) characterized the relapse cells ...
Satheesan B
Double inferior vena cava (IVC) is a rare developmental anomaly of IVC with a prevalence rate of 0.2-0.3&#x0025;. Preoperative identification of major vascular anomalies is of paramount importance for a retroperitoneal surgeon. In addition, more anomalies are to be expected in those situations. Radiological studies in similar cases may be ...
Nakashima Susumu - - 2009
A case of a double gallbladder, a congenital anomaly of biliary system is reported in a 71-year-old woman presenting with right hypochondrial pain. After a confirmed diagnosis of double gallbladder with gallstones was made by MRCP or ERCP, both gallbladders were removed laparoscopically. Double gallbladder is rare anatomic malformation of ...
Limas Christos - - 2009
Gastrointestinal tract duplications are rare congenital malformations that may occur anywhere in the alimentary tract from the mouth to the anus, and vary greatly in presentation, size, location, and especially in symptoms. We present a case of an infected spherical colonic duplication, in a 20-day-old baby, located at the splenic ...
Chintamani - - 2009
Duplication of vas deferens is a very rare congenital anomaly with only a few cases reported in the literature. Injury to vas deferens is a recognized complication during hernia surgery and the possibilities of injury may increase with lack of awareness of this anomaly. A-31-year old gentleman with unilateral duplication ...
Sakuma Takahiko - - 2011
A case of extensive ganglioneuromatosis (GN) of gallbladder is presented. A 38-year-old man presented with a hepatic hilar mass (∅ ~ 48 mm) and gall stones. He had undergone total thyroidectomy for medullary thyroid carcinoma 8 years earlier. The hepatic hilus tumor, which had been clinically suspected to be a ...
Cost Nicholas G - - 2008
We present 2 cases of urethral duplication in girls, which has rarely been reported. Neither patient had any associated abnormalities. After a review of their clinical treatment and the current data on female urethral duplication, we recommend excision of the duplicated urethra and encourage diligent investigation in girls with complete ...
Goldschmidt B - - 2008
BACKGROUND: Agnathia is a rare malformation characterized by the absence of the mandible. METHODS: A male rhesus monkey with malformations was found dead and studied by internal examination, radiographs and histopathology. RESULTS: A case of a rare first branchial arch anomaly with agenesis of the mandible and tongue is presented. ...
Wentzel Christian - - 2008
The 22q11.2 duplication syndrome is an extremely variable disorder with a phenotype ranging from normal to learning disability and congenital defects. Both patients with a de novo 22q11.2 duplication and patients in whom the duplication has been inherited from a phenotypically normal parent have been reported. In this study we ...
Asha Baxi - - 2008
OBJECTIVE: To report a rare m?llerian anomaly of uterus didelphys with obstructed hemivagina and renal agenesis, and its unusual presentation that mimicked an ischiorectal swelling. DESIGN: Case report. SETTING: Private clinic and surgical center. PATIENT(S): A 17-year-old woman referred for evaluation of a suspected m?llerian anomaly. INTERVENTION(S): Clinical, hysteroscopic, and ...
Derouiche Amine - - 2008
BACKGROUND: Ureteral duplication is a rare congenital anomaly usually found in childhood. It manifests in various anatomic forms. AIM: To report a case of a ureteral duplication in adult man and a review of the literature in attempt to categorize this rare entity. CASE: This report describes a case of ...
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