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Erdogmus Besir - - 2004
Multiseptate gallbladder is a rare congenital malformation of the gallbladder. In some cases, right upper quadrant pain, recurrent abdominal pain, and gallstones were present. We present the sonographic findings in a case of multiseptate gallbladder with acute cholecystitis, which (to our knowledge) has not been reported before. We hypothesize that ...
Evert Matthias - - 2004
We describe an unusual form of xanthogranulomatous cholecystitis in a 69-year-old man, with abundant intramural concrement formation and a local fibroelastosis of the adjacent interstitium and arteries. The gallbladder was obtained following resection of an adenocarcinoma of the gastro-esophageal junction without evidence of metastases. Only two cases of fibroelastosis of ...
Dunn Randall - - 2004
OBJECTIVE: To report a rare müllerian anomaly with a blind cervical pouch. DESIGN: Case report. SETTING: Private practice and community hospital. PATIENT(S): A 27-year-old nulliparous patient referred for evaluation of suspected müllerian anomaly. INTERVENTION(S): Clinical and outpatient surgical evaluation of the anomaly. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURE(S): Assessment of the anomaly according ...
Lin S - - 2004
We report a case of direct interstitial duplication of chromosome 4 from 4q28.1 to 4q35 associated with bilateral choanal atresia. The child also had dysmorphic features including a broad nasal bridge, telecanthus, downward slanting palpebral fissures, prominent ears, mild bilateral clinodactyly of the 5th fingers and bilateral hypoplasia of the ...
Choi Jin-Young - - 2004
An annular pancreas is a rare congenital anomaly in which a portion of the pancreatic tissue surrounds the duodenum. Magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography (MRCP) is used extensively for evaluating the pancreatobiliary ducts. There have been only few cases in which MRCP clearly demonstrated the types of annular ducts, however. Two cases ...
Calado Adriano A - - 2004
Cake kidney is a rare congenital anomaly of the urogenital tract, with a few more than 20 cases described in the literature. It can be diagnosed at any age range. Normally, drainage is achieved by 2 ureters, and there are only 5 reports in the literature of cake kidney drained ...
Quddus M Ruhul - - 2004
OBJECTIVE: To assess the utility of consensus review of original ThinPrep slides (Cytyc Corp., Boxborough, Masssachusetts) vs. duplicate slides and to identify the significance of the number of representative cells in classifying atypical squamous metaplastic cells, cannot exclude high grade squamous intraepithelial lesion (ASC-H). STUDY DESIGN: A duplicate ThinPrep slide ...
Wiersma R - - 2004
This is an 18-year (1985-2001) retrospective review of 85 patients with true hermaphroditism, with the aim of facilitating early recognition of this condition. Presentation of neonates and infants 6 months or younger, constituting 54% of this cohort, were different from the older children. The presentation, clinical features and investigative results ...
Zurawin R K - - 2004
Congenital disorders of development are more common than previously reported and the correct diagnosis is frequently missed leading to suboptimal treatment. Eight cases of uterus didelphys with obstructed hemivagina referred to the Gynecology service at Baylor College of Medicine over a 2-year period were reviewed. Initial presenting symptoms and signs ...
Haecker F-M - - 2004
We report the case of a female (chromosomal 46 XX) with a complex congenital urogenital malformation. Caesarian section was performed at the 30th gestational week due to hydrops fetalis and polyhydramnion. Clinical and radiological evaluation demonstrated a complex urogenital malformation with an enlarged penoclitoral organ, urethral duplication, and concomitant malformations. ...
Peddu P - - 2004
Anomalies of the appendix are rare and are usually found in the adult population as an incidental finding during the course of surgery. We describe the appearances of a Type B duplicated appendix demonstrated on a barium enema for the first time. A review of the literature is presented with ...
McLoone E M - - 2004
PURPOSE: To present an unusual case of optic disc pseudoduplication with colobomata. METHODS: Clinical evaluation, fundus photography and literature review. RESULTS: Optic disc duplication is a rare clinical entity. CONCLUSIONS: We report what we believe to be the first case of pseudoduplication of the optic disc with coexistent bilateral optic ...
Slavotinek Anne M - - 2004
Fryns syndrome (FS) is the commonest autosomal recessive syndrome associated with congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) and comprises CDH, pulmonary hypoplasia, craniofacial anomalies, distal limb hypoplasia, and internal malformations. Although there have been more than 50 case reports on probands with FS, the diagnostic guidelines were formulated from a review of ...
Vasović Ljiljana P - - 2004
It is noted that the vertebral artery lies buried in a sea of generalities, prejudices, fear, and ignorance in the clinical literature. This fact is the reason why this observation is based on 11 cases, selected from 206 fetal cases, of various duplications of the vertebral artery. Aberrant or anastomotic ...
Izci Yusuf - - 2003
The lumbosacral region, with its manifold variations and anomalies, is one of the most important section of the entire spine. From the fusion defects to the segmentation anomalies, a wide variety of malformation exists in this region. Individuals with such anomalies usually have no physical complaints until their spines undergo ...
Brower Jason S - - 2003
Diplopodia, or duplicated foot, is a rare congenital anomaly. It differs from polydactyly in that supernumerary metatarsal and tarsal bones are present as well as extra digits. Only a few cases of this anomaly have been reported in the literature to date. We present a newborn male without intrauterine teratogen ...
Ratan Simmi K - - 2003
A boy with perineal accessory scrotum but without any other congenital anomaly is being described. He presented with a rugose skin tag on a midline perineal mound and the diagnosis could be confirmed by the histological findings of subcutaneous smooth muscles. Other reports of perineal scrota have been reviewed and ...
Machado Marcel Autran C - - 2003
Alimentary tract duplications are rare congenital malformations that may be found anywhere from mouth to anus. They usually share a common smooth muscle wall and blood supply with the adjacent bowel. Some duplications are asymptomatic but most cause problems in early childhood. Gastric duplications account for 2% to 7% of ...
Mathew S T - - 2003
Ebstein's anomaly is a common congenital abnormality in the Wolff-Parkinson white syndrome (WPW). The term WPW is applied to patients with both preexcitation on ECG and paroxysmal tachycardias. In this case review, we describe a female with a history of intermittent palpitations who presented in the postpartum period with WPW. ...
Naik Guruprasad D - - 2003
Two cases of transcatheter closure of aortopulmonary window (APW) using an Amplatzer duct occluder in one and a septal occluder device in the second are described. Transcatheter device closure of APW should be considered when anatomy is favorable in terms of location and size of the defect with absence of ...
Kumar Binay - - 2003
We report two cases of isolated necrotizing vasculitis of gallbladder without evidence of systemic involvement which was histologically indistinguishable from classic polyarteritis nodosa (PAN), displaying vascular lesions in different stages of progression like those of PAN. The literature has been reviewed in order to evaluate the significance and possible aetio-pathogenesis ...
Saleeby Manhal G - - 2003
Abnormal tracheal development causes a spectrum of life-threatening anomalies. We report a newborn with tracheal agenesis and a common "esophagotrachea." Ventilation was achieved first by face mask then with an endotracheal tube. In this report, we describe the types of tracheal agenesis and discuss initial airway management.
Haratz-Rubinstein Nathan - - 2003
BACKGROUND: Alimentary tract duplications are rare congenital lesions that may arise at any location throughout the gastrointestinal tract. The most common site of enteric duplications is the ileum, with only 13% of cases occurring in the colon. CASE: Prenatal sonography at 39 weeks' gestation showed a cystic structure with thick ...
Haben C Michael - - 2003
A rare case of incomplete tracheal duplication with severe unilateral lung hypoplasia is presented. Photo-documentation of the gross post-mortem specimens is presented so that the anatomical aspects of this unusual anomaly can be recognized and appreciated. Clinical information is presented in the hope that successful premorbid identification of potential complications ...
Mylonas I - - 2003
INTRODUCTION: Unilateral ovarian agenesis is a rare event and only a few case have been reported. CASE REPORT: We present three additional cases, where patients presented with diffuse lower abdominal pain. During laparoscopy, an unilateral ovarian agenesis was observed in the three cases. DISCUSSION: There are two possible explanations of ...
Diwadkar Gouri B - - 2003
Several variations in intrahepatic and extrahepatic accessory biliary ducts have been reported in the past. An accessory extrahepatic biliary duct connecting the lateral segment of the left lobe to the medial segment of the left lobe is described. A review of the literature reveals that this anomaly has rarely been ...
Güler Niyazi - - 2003
Uhl's anomaly, or parchment right ventricle is a myocardial disorder of unknown cause that mainly involves the right ventricle. Uhl's anomaly may represent a cause of right heart dilatation, failure, and premature sudden death due to ventricular arrhythmias. Although most of the cases of Uhl's anomaly end fatally in infancy ...
Doğan R - - 2003
The Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome (KTS) is a rare anomaly characterized by naevus, soft tissue hypertrophy and varicosities which is mainly unknown etiology. Associated deep venous system abnormalities have been reported with KTS. Here, a 4-year-old-boy with KTS was reported, because of the associated popliteal vein, common femoral vein with its deep ...
Mahajan J K - - 2003
Infants with anorectal anomaly have a high risk of having other congenital anomalies, but associated gastrointestinal tract anomalies are quite rare. Malrotation of gut is rarely associated with anorectal anomaly. We report two such cases of anorectal malformation with malrotation of gut. The high index of suspicion, diagnostic difficulty and ...
Pimpalwar Ashwin - - 2003
The authors report on a baby with imperforate anus associated with duplication of descending colon, double pouch colon type IV, duplication of the urinary bladder, and a bifid penis. The interesting presentation of this problem and its management is discussed with a brief review of the probable embryologic basis for ...
Gathwala Geeta - - 2003
Congenital anomalies involving the lobes of the liver are rare. Hypoplasia and agenesis occur more often in the left lobe. Agenesis of the right lobe is a rare anomaly with only about 42 cases reported in literature. In this communique we report one such case of agenesis of the right ...
Kairamkonda Venkatesh - - 2003
Tracheal bronchus (TB) associated with VACTERL has not been reported previously. A 5-month-old girl with VACTERL association was ventilator-dependent following surgical closure of a patent ductus arteriosus (PDA). Chest radiographs showed persistent hyperinflation of the right upper lobe. Bronchoscopy showed a laterally displaced right main bronchus with stenosis and malacia ...
Appel Heiner - - 2003
Congenital absence of portal vein (CAPV) with a systemic shunt of enteric blood is a rare malformation. Twenty-seven cases have been reported to date; with the exception of 4 patients all cases had either liver anomalies or cardiac anomalies. CAPV is usually diagnosed before the age of 18 (25/27 cases). ...
Spector Seth A - - 2003
Cystadenomas are usually found in the extra-hepatic bile ducts in conjunction with multilocular cysts in the liver. Cystadenoma of the gallbladder itself is a rare finding, cited only once in the literature as the cause of extrinsic obstruction of the common bile duct (5). In this report, we describe the ...
Fatum Mohammad - - 2003
We present a case of a septate uterus with duplication of the cervix and a vaginal septum, which challenges the embryologic concept of unidirectional caudad to cephalad müllerian ducts fusion. This unique case is, to the best of our knowledge, the seventh reported case of this müllerian anomaly. It challenges ...
Takatori Yuji - - 2003
Limy bile is a rare condition characterized by excessive precipitation of calcium carbonate in the gallbladder. Cases of complicated hyperparathyroidism are extremely rare. There is only one reported case, where serum and urine calcium levels were high. On the other hand, the presence of limy bile in the common bile ...
Polat Fatin R - - 2003
Polyorchism is a rare anomaly whose genesis is unclarified, although several theories have been proposed. It is generally associated with other disorders but seldom with malignancy. When a supernumerary testicle is encountered intraoperatively, it should be removed.
Wu June - - 2002
BACKGROUND: We present a case of partial facial duplication in a male infant. METHODS: The clinical, radiological, and laboratory findings for this patient are described, followed by a review of the literature. RESULTS: Craniofacial duplication is a rare form of conjoined twinning and presents in a wide spectrum, from dicephalus ...
Ben Meir David - - 2002
Prolapse of a ureterocele through the external meatus is uncommon, and a prolapsed ureterocele occurring after upper pole heminephrectomy is extremely rare. We describe such a case, occurring 2 months after surgery. The ureterocele was excised with the upper pole ureteral stump, and the lower pole ureter was reimplanted with ...
Das Bibhuti B - - 2002
Isolated type III tracheal agenesis without associated congenital anomalies is very rare. Therefore, infants with this type of isolated defects are potential candidates for surgical correction. We present three cases of tracheal agenesis (Floyd's type III) with no other major abnormalities and reviewed the literature. We also discussed the previously ...
Carballal J - - 2002
We report here the case of a 22-year-old female patient with an incomplete Ebstein's anomaly, complete heart block and atrial standstill. Atrial paralysis associated with Ebstein's anomaly is the most important feature, since there is a report of familial Ebstein's anomaly associated with atrial standstill but isolated cases have not ...
Wazz Gabi - - 2002
A case of an anomalous extrahepatic biliary system is reported in which the right hepatic duct was found to enter the infundibulum of the gallbladder. In this case, a selective intraoperative cholangiography has prevented a possible major iatrogenic injury.
Perez-Brayfield Marcos R - - 2002
We present a rare case of a 50-year-old woman with complete bladder, urethral, and vaginal duplication without previous urogenital system reconstruction. Our patient demonstrated a rare embryologic defect with complete bladder, urethral, and vaginal duplication without any functional dysfunction. She was able to reach adulthood without reconstructive surgery. This case ...
Singh Kuldip - - 2002
Some of the numerous anomalies of the biliary tract and its vasculature are incompatible with life, whereas others are only medical curiosities. Many, however, are the cause of symptoms, and all are of particular concern to the surgeon who must operate in this area. An example is situs inversus totalis, ...
Karaman M Ihsan - - 2002
Retrocaval ureter is a very rare condition. In light of the experimental studies, one of the etiologic factors seems to be maternal contact with diethylene glycol monomethyl ether or ethylene glycol monomethyl ether. A case of cardiovascular, skeletal, and retrocaval ureter anomalies caused by possible maternal contact while pregnant with ...
Cox Helen - - 2002
The phenotypes of a mother and child with a duplication of 7p15-7p22 are described. The mother is mosaic for the cytogenetic abnormality, whereas all cells are affected in her son. Fewer than 5 patients with interstitial 7p duplications are described in the world literature whereas over 30 phenotypic descriptions of ...
Al-Qattan Mohammad M - - 2002
An unusual case of polydactyly of the hands and feet is described. The ulnar 4 digits of both hands and the outer 4 digits of both feet appeared normal, and the extra digits were on the radial side of the hands and on the medial side of the feet. The ...
Kimura H - - 2002
Accessory hepatic ducts are relatively rare biliary anomalies. They have been reported only sporadically, and very few reports have described their sonographic (US) findings. Our experience with two such cases suggested that a diagnosis of an accessory hepatic duct should be considered when US shows a fine tubular structure or ...
Wootton-Gorges Sandra L - - 2002
This report describes a newborn with a cervical esophageal duplication cyst, a rare developmental anomaly of the neck. Only a few cases of this cystic entity have been described in the literature to date. This case is unique in that the patient had an air-fluid level within the lesion as ...
Eroglu E - - 2002
Appendiceal anomalies are extremely rare malformations that are usually found in adult population as an incidental finding during laparotomy due to another reason. When appendiceal duplications are detected in childhood, almost all the patients have serious associated intestinal, genito-urinary or vertebral malformations. Presented herein are a case of a huge ...
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