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Dean Anna S - - 2012
The objectives of this systematic review, commissioned by WHO, were to assess the frequency and severity of clinical manifestations of human brucellosis, in view of specifying a disability weight for a DALY calculation. Thirty three databases were searched, with 2,385 articles published between January 1990-June 2010 identified as relating to ...
Seo Hyun-Ju - - 2012
A systematic review is used to investigate the best available evidence of clinical safety and effectiveness of healthcare intervention. This requires methodological rigor in order to minimize bias and random error. The purpose of this study is to assess the quality of systematic reviews or meta-analyses for nursing interventions conducted ...
Prasad Seetharam - - 2012
Pleural lipoma is an extremely rare clinical entity. Symptomatic pleural lipoma is rarer. We report a case of symptomatic pleural lipoma which was successfully managed by video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS). A brief review of relevant literature has been included in the article.
Haque Shireen H - - 2012
The use of vital blue dyes in sentinel lymph node mapping and biopsy is gaining popularity in the surgical management of cancer. However, intraoperative use of these dyes has associated risks for the patient. This case report and review of the literature present current medical knowledge about one of the ...
Ghaly Ramsis F - - 2012
Intracerebral hemorrhage is an infrequent but severe complication in pregnant women with hypertension. We describe an atypical case of a patient with no risk factors who developed sudden eclampsia and spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage during the 34(th) week of pregnancy. She underwent successful emergent Cesarean section followed by craniotomy. Both intraoperative ...
Manne Rakesh Kumar - - 2012
Odontogenic myxomas are benign but locally aggressive neoplasms found almost exclusively in the jaws and arise only occasionally in other bones. We present a rare case of odontogenic myxoma occurring in the mandible of a 19-year-old male patient with a brief review of clinical and radiological features, and diagnostic and ...
Kota Sunil K - - 2012
Hypertriglyceridemia is a rare, but well-known cause of acute pancreatitis. A serum triglyceride level of more than 1000 to 2000 mg / dl is the identifiable risk factor. It typically presents as an episode of acute pancreatitis or recurrent acute pancreatitis. The clinical course and routine management of Hypertriglyceridemia-induced pancreatitis ...
Karsten Elisabeth - - 2012
Microbial keratitis is an infectious disease of the cornea characterised by inflammation and is considered an ophthalmic emergency requiring immediate attention. While a variety of pathogenic microbes associated with microbial keratitis have been identified, a comprehensive review identifying the diversity of species has not been completed. A search of peer-reviewed ...
Woods Jason B - - 2012
Managing complications after attempted hind foot and ankle arthrodesis with intramedullary nail fixation is a challenge. This situation becomes more problematic in the patient with diabetes mellitus and multiple comorbidities. Infection and subsequent osteomyelitis can be a devastating, limb threatening complication associated with these procedures. The surgeon must manage both ...
Trikha S - - 2012
We describe the case of a 28-year-old naval officer who attended the ophthalmology service following blunt ocular trauma to the left eye. Clinical examination revealed a shallow anterior chamber, hypotony, and a 360° cyclodialysis cleft. We discuss the management options in this case, with an overview of the current literature.
Sonricker Hansen Amy L - - 2012
A dearth of information obscures the true scale of the global illegal trade in wildlife. Herein, we introduce an automated web crawling surveillance system developed to monitor reports on illegally traded wildlife. A resource for enforcement officials as well as the general public, the freely available website, http://www.healthmap.org/wildlifetrade, provides a ...
Parker Sam G - - 2012
Spontaneous mesenteric haematomas are rare. They have been reported to be associated with coagulopathies, connective tissue disorders, past trauma, arteriopathy and pancreatitis. However, some cases have been reported in which there is no apparent underlying aetiology. Here we report such a case and we review the literature that discusses optimal ...
Chao Li-Lian - - 2011
Ixodes acutitarsus is said to be the largest Ixodes tick in the world. Human biting activity of I. acutitarsus was reported for the first time in Taiwan. Ticks were observed from April to December and collected from infested humans during trips to the mountainous areas of northern, central, southern and ...
Park Dong Eun - - 2011
Chylous ascites is defined as the accumulation of chyle in the peritoneum due to obstruction or rupture of the peritoneal or retroperitoneal lymphatic glands. Chylous ascites that arises from acute pancreatitis with portal vein thrombosis is very rare. We report here on a case of chylous ascite that was caused ...
Gali B M - - 2011
Urethral calculi are rare and usually encountered in males with urethral pathology. To present our experience managing urethral calculi in a resource limited centre and review the literature. We did a chart review of management of patients with urethral calculi between January and April 2009, at Federal Medical Centre (FMC) ...
Errando C L - - 2011
Respiratory stridor developed rapidly during an interscalene brachial plexus block for shoulder arthroscopy in an obese woman. Extensive cervicothoracic edema due to tissue diffusion of the arthroscopic fluid was suspected. The outcome of patient after conservative management was satisfactory. We give a brief review of how this complication develops, the ...
Biddle Chuck - - 2011
The fundamental purpose of peer review is quality control that facilitates the introduction of information into our discipline; information that is essential to the care of patients who require anesthesia services. While the AANA Journal relies heavily on this process to maintain the overall quality of our scholarly literature, it ...
Verrotti Alberto - - 2011
The few reports that have been published on the current International Classification of Headache Disorders, Second Edition (ICHD-II), criteria for migralepsy and hemicrania epileptica have highlighted the considerable confusion regarding this "hot topic" within both headache and epilepsy classifications (ICHD-II and International League Against Epilepsy [ILAE]). Indeed, the ICHD-II describes ...
Li Qin - - 2011
Background.  Basilar-type migraine (BTM) is a rare subtype of migraine with aura. Impaired consciousness or coma can occur in such patients. Aim.  To report two Chinese adolescent patients diagnosed as BTM with coma. Materials and Methods.  We describe two Chinese adolescent patients diagnosed with BTM with coma. Literatures of migraineurs ...
Kiroglu Yilmaz - - 2011
Developmental venous anomalies (DVAs) are common congenital venous drainage anomalies. Although they typically have a benign clinical course and a low symptomatic rate, thrombosis of a drainage vein may occur, leading to potentially debilitating complications. We report imaging findings of posterior fossa DVA with a thrombosed drainage vein in a ...
Borelli Paolo - - 2011
Postpartum headache is quite common and often related to potentially ominous cerebrovascular accidents. As illustrated in previously published reports, spontaneous cervical artery dissection is a rare but possible cause of headache in the postpartum. We provide 2 additional cases to the 19 described so far, including the first ever report ...
Arora Shamma - - 2011
Non typhoidal Salmonella species are thought to be potentially infectious to humans. We isolated Salmonella enteritidis from a 10-year-old boy with fever and thrombocytopenia. We reviewed the literature concerning infections caused by Salmonella but we could not find any such case report from India.
Uddin F J - - 2011
Objective:To report a case of fluctuating hearing due to auditory aura, as an unusual presentation of temporal lobe epilepsy.Methods:Case report and review of English language literature on temporal lobe epilepsy and auditory aura.Results:A 31-year-old man presented with intermittent symptoms of bilateral fullness in the ears associated with deafness. He was ...
Jukkarwala Anis - - 2011
Photoparoxysmal response (PPR) is commonly associated with idiopathic generalised epilepsies. Most of the focal events induced by intermittent photic stimulation (IPS) are reported to be of occipital origin. Only six temporal lobe epilepsy patients have been reported in the literature with focal PPR at extraoccipital sites. We report a four-year-old ...
Belcastro Vincenzo - - 2011
Despite the fact that migraine and epilepsy are among the commoner brain diseases and that comorbidity of these conditions is well known, only few reports of migralepsy and hemicrania epileptica (HE) have been published according to the current ICHD-II criteria. Particularly, ICHD-II describes "migraine-triggered seizure" (i.e., migralepsy) among complications of ...
Tafakhori Abbas - - 2011
Association of migraine and tonic pupil has been reported very rarely. We reported a young female with symptoms of migraine who developed a mydriatic pupil in one of her attacks. The pupil was unresponsive to light with little response to near reflex. In 0.125% pilocarpine test affected pupil responded significantly ...
Veerapandiyan Aravindhan - - 2011
We describe the electroencephalographic and clinical seizure manifestations of pyridoxal 5'-phosphate-dependent epilepsy (PLP-DE) in two patients [diagnosis confirmed by low cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) PLP, complete resolution of previously intractable seizures with PLP supplementation, negative pyridoxine-dependent epilepsy CSF biomarkers, and/or positive disease causing pyridox(am)ine 5'-phosphate oxidase gene mutation] along with a ...
Pybus Megan - - 2011
Neurocysticercosis is an unusual cause of seizure in the New Zealand setting. We report on the presentation of a 12-year-old Indian boy, who was found to have neurocysticercosis after presenting with a generalized seizure. Treatmeant of neurocysticercosis is controversial, and the evidence from the literature regarding treatment with anthelmintic (or ...
Sunkavalli K Kiran - - 2011
Almost 50 years after its discovery, valproic acid remains a mainstay in the treatment of epilepsy, both alone and in combination with other anticonvulsants. It is also associated with a hyperammonemic encephalopathy, when used in combination with other drugs. We present a case of valproate-induced hyperammonemic encephalopathy in a patient ...
Roubergue Anne - - 2011
Glucose transporter 1 deficiency syndrome (GLUT1-DS) is due to heterozygous mutation of the glucose transporter type 1 gene (GLUT1/SLC2A1). GLUT1-DS is characterized by movement disorders, including paroxysmal exercise-induced dystonia (PED), as well as seizures, mental retardation and hypoglycorrhachia. Tremor was recently shown to be part of the phenotype, but its ...
De Rosa Antonella - - 2011
Gangrenous cystitis is now an extremely rare condition since the widespread use of antibiotics. The authors report a case of gangrenous cystitis in a previously fit and normal 42-year-old male who presented in acute urinary retention. He underwent a partial cystectomy during an exploratory laparotomy for clinical deterioration and peritonitis. ...
Andreou Zenon - - 2011
Statement of Problem. Laryngocele is a rare laryngeal disease, where there is an abnormal dilatation of the saccule of the laryngeal ventricle. It can either be internal or external, and a laryngopyocele is a rare complication of this anomaly. Internal laryngopyoceles can prove difficult to manage, as they often present ...
Ahallal Youness - - 2011
Seminal vesicle cyst is an extremely rare disease. Its association with ipsilateral renal agenesis is even more exceptional. We present herein one case of a 16-year-old male who presented with a four-month history of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTSs) and micturition pain. The digital rectal examination revealed a small mass ...
Papamichalis Panagiotis - - 2011
Salmonella spp. is the cause of commonly encountered infections, with seasonal pattern of occurrence and worldwide distribution. Some of the clinical manifestations such as gastroenteritis and bacteremia are common, whereas others like mycotic aneurysms and osteomyelitis are infrequent especially in immunocompetent patients. Salmonella has been rarely described as a cause ...
Cook Tara - - 2011
Gelastic seizures are typically associated with hypothalamic hamartoma. Given the rarity of gelastic seizures, pathways for the motor and emotional aspects of laughter have been hypothesized but remain unclear. The authors perform a literature review to discuss what is known about these pathways. They also report a child who presented ...
Chibbaro S - - 2011
The authors report a case of a thoracic epidural spinal lipomatosis causing severe neurological deficits along the review of pertinent literature. The patient is a 56-year-old woman who presented with acute onset of severe paraparesis; she was investigated with cervical and thoracic MRI and then surgically managed because of an ...
Wright Kelly Nicole - - 2011
To describe a rare anomaly of the female reproductive tract and review the embryology associated with the defect. Case report and review of the literature. Major academic medical center. A 14-year-old girl with two hemiuteri lacking any communication with a single normal midline cervix and vagina. Diagnostic laparoscopy with chromopertubation ...
Singh Dal Vankudoth - - 2011
Necrotising fasciitis (NF) is a severe soft tissue infection which spreads rapidly through fascial planes, characterised by soft tissue necrosis and potentially life threatening. Involvement of the face from NF is rare. Only 35 such cases have been reported in the literature since 1960. It is associated with a high ...
Chapman Melanie M Manchester Learning Disability Partnership, Quality Research & Service Development Team, Mauldeth House, Mauldeth Road West, Manchester M21 7RL, United Kingdom. - - 2011
Epilepsy is common in people with intellectual disabilities. Epilepsy can be difficult to diagnose and may be misdiagnosed in around 25% of cases. A systematic review was conducted to explore: (i) How common the misdiagnosis of epilepsy is amongst people with intellectual disabilities. (ii) Reasons for misdiagnosis of epilepsy. (iii) ...
Wanjau J - - 2010
To review the etiology and pathogenesis of anterior open bite malocclusion. Review of literature was affected through Pubmed, Google scholar and Science direct. References identified from articles found from the primary search were also reviewed. Published data on etiology and pathogenesis of anterior open bite over the last five decades ...
von Schreeb Johan - - 2010
Objective:  Following a sudden-onset disaster (SOD), rapid information is needed. We assessed the relevance of information available for relief planning on a main Internet portal following a major SOD. Methods:  We reviewed all information posted on the Reliefweb Web site in the first 7 days following the 2005 South Asian ...
Koga Hiroyuki - - 2010
Anal canal duplication (ACD) is an extremely rare congenital intestinal anomaly. There are not many reports in the English literature, with just a few from each institution. The aim of this study was to describe the clinical characteristics, surgical treatment, and outcome of ACD in pediatric cases at a single ...
Nayan Smriti - - 2010
Cervical esophageal duplication cysts are rare congenital anomalies that can be successfully managed surgically. These anomalies are rare causes of upper airway obstruction. We present here a case of a cervical esophageal duplication cyst in an infant, along with a review of the literature concerning this anomaly.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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