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Sonthalia Sidharth - - 2014
Tinea indecisiva is characterized by concentric scaly rings simulating tinea imbricata but caused by dermatophytes other than Trichophyton concentricum. Tinea indecisiva has been rarely reported. We report a unique case and review of the previously reported cases, pathogenesis, and management. An adult Indian man developed extensive tinea cruris and tinea ...
Ishikawa Shigeo S Department of Dentistry, Oral and Maxillofacial-Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Yamagata University, 2-2-2 Iida-nishi, Yamagata, 990-9585, Japan, - - 2014
Angioleiomyoma (AL) is a benign tumor derived from smooth muscle. The overwhelming majority of ALs occur in the uterus, gastrointestinal tract, or skin; AL of the oral cavity is infrequent, and AL of the tongue is particularly rare. The present report describes a case of AL of the tongue that ...
Genuis Katrina - - 2014
Granulomatosis with polyangiitis poses a significant diagnostic dilemma due its diverse presentations. Seemly isolated sites of disease, such as oral ulcers, may present to physicians working in primary care settings, the emergency room, and subspecialty fields as well as to dentists. Oral presentations are particularly challenging to identify and require ...
Lustosa Rômulo Maciel - - 2014
Recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-type 2 (rhBMP-2) is used in oral and maxillofacial procedures due to its endochondral bone formation capacity, and this is also the reason for its use off-label in jaw reconstruction. This study reports a case of an extensive central giant cell lesion along the mandibular body ...
Yan Ying-Bin - - 2014
Traumatic temporomandibular joint (TMJ) ankylosis can be classified into fibrous, fibro-osseous and bony ankylosis. It is still a huge challenge for oral and maxillofacial surgeons due to the technical difficulty and high incidence of recurrence. The poor outcome of disease may be partially attributed to the limited understanding of its ...
Tark Brian E BE Department of Neurology and Stroke Center, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, New - - 2014
Prior reports have linked both ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke to use of sympathomimetic drugs including phenylephrine. The purpose of this study is to describe the first case, to our knowledge of intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) after oral use of phenylephrine and to systematically review the literature on phenylephrine and acute stroke. ...
Luo Jing J Graduate School, Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, Beijing 100029, - - 2014
Oral Chinese proprietary medicine (CPM) is commonly used to treat angina pectoris, and many relevant systematic reviews/meta-analyses are available. However, these reviews have not been systematically summarized and evaluated. We conducted an overview of these reviews, and explored their methodological and reporting quality to inform both practice and further research. ...
Solanki Jitender J Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health Dentistry, Vyas Dental College & Hospital , Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India - - 2014
Nevus of Ota is a dermal melanocytosis seen along the distribution of ophthalmic and maxillary divisions of the trigeminal nerve. Only 12 cases so far have been reported in English literature and it is rare in Indian subcontinent. Most of the cases reported are in females and oral cavity is ...
Patil Santosh S Reader, Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Jodhpur Dental College General Hospital , Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India - - 2014
Oral physician has always been challenged when it comes to diagnosing rare nonsyndromic cases because of the varied presentation of multiple dental abnormalities caused due to mutations in developmental regulatory genes. This coupled with skeletal abnormalities makes the task more difficult. But as we come across such rare constellation of ...
Dong Biao B Department of Urology, First Hospital of Jilin University, Jilin, - - 2014
Multilocular cystic nephroma is a relatively rare benign tumour of the kidney, which usually presents as a unilateral multicystic renal mass without solid elements. The lesions typically have a bimodal age, with peak incidence in male children under 24 months and another one in women over 40 old. We present ...
Lam Philip W PW Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario ; University of Toronto, Toronto, - - 2014
Raoultella planticola is a Gram-negative bacillus commonly found in water, soil and aquatic environments. There have only been 16 cases of R planticola infection documented in the literature to date. R planticola possesses the ability to convert histidine to histamine and can produce symptoms of scombroid poisoning when poorly prepared ...
George N A NA Nebu Abraham George, Department of Surgical Oncology Regional Cancer Centre, Trivandrum, Kerala, India. Tel No. +919447020522 Email: - - 2014
Schwannomas are benign peripheral nerve sheath tumors. These are rare in the oral cavity (1%). The most common site of involvement in oral cavity is the tongue. Posterior third of tongue is not frequently involved. The aim of this paper is to present a case report of base tongue schwannoma ...
Boros Audrey L AL Associate, Oral Pathology Associates Inc, Los Angeles, CA, USA. Electronic address: - - 2014
The concept of pseudomelanocytic nests has been recently described in the dermatology literature. To our knowledge, this entity has yet to be published in the oral pathology literature. We report 2 cases with features of pseudomelanocytic nests. In both instances, nests of cells suspicious for melanocytes were observed. Interpretation of ...
Obeid Ibrahim I Department of Orthopaedics and Spine Surgery, University Hospital of Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France, - - 2014
Pedicle subtraction osteotomy (PSO) is nowadays widely used to treat sagittal imbalance. Some complex malalignment cases cannot be treated by a PSO, whereas the imbalance is coronal or mixed or the sagittal imbalance is major and cannot be treated by a single PSO. The aim of this article was to ...
Al-Qattan Mohammad M MM Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi - - 2014
There are many forms of congenital overgrowth of the upper limb. We aim to present the characteristics of a new form overgrowth of the upper limb. This is a case series of 3 sporadic cases from 3 different Saudi Arabian families with progressive overgrowth of one or both upper limbs. ...
Kannan Ruben Y RY Department of Oculoplastic Surgery, Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester, United - - 2014
To describe an innovative technique of lateral canthal tendon (LCT) anchoring to the lateral orbital rim on its inner aspect using a "lasso" technique, in order to provide the ideal vector. A retrospective case review of seven patients (n = 7), performed from 2009 to 2013 at our institution by ...
Erdogan Ozgür - - 2014
Odontomas are the most common odontogenic tumors, representing 70% of all odontogenic tumors. They may present in two specific forms; compound odontoma forms multiple small tooth-like structures, while complex odontoma forms an amorphous calcified mass. In this report, we present a 27-year-old male patient with multiple compound odontoma occupied regions ...
Bosmia Anand N AN Pediatric Neurosurgery, Children's Hospital, Birmingham, AL, - - 2014
Various case reports on nasal myiasis written during the 1990s and 2000s state that nasal myiasis, which is known as peenash among South Asian natives, is a form of divine punishment in Hindu mythology, but do not provide citations from Hindu scriptures that would suggest this interpretation. This paper aims ...
Grasso Giovanni G University of Palermo, Department of Experimental Biomedicine and Clinical Neurosciences, Neurosurgical Clinic, Palermo, - - 2014
Trigeminal neuralgia is a disabling form of facial pain that causes a considerable discomfort and a marked reduction in the quality of life. Although neurovascular compression is often associated with trigeminal neuralgia, other intracranial pathologies can result in compression along the nerve. The authors report a case of a patient ...
Thimmisetty Ravi K RK Department of Internal Medicine, Creighton University Medical Center, 601 N 30th Street, Omaha, NE 68131-0216, - - 2014
We present a case of sinus node arrest leading to symptomatic junctional bradycardia from oral phenytoin toxicity, which is a rare presentation. Our patient had no prior cardiac history and was on phenytoin therapy for seizure disorder. Although bradycardia is more commonly associated with intravenous phenytoin and there were few ...
Passi Deepak D Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, E.S.I.C Dental College & Hospital, Rohini, Delhi 110089, - - 2014
The term leishmaniasis comprises of a group of diseases caused by different species of a protozoan called Leishmania. There are three main clinical forms of leishmaniasis: visceral leishmaniasis, cutaneous leishmaniasis, and mucocutaneous leishmaniasis. Exclusive involvement of the mucosa is very rare. We present a case of mucosal leishmaniasis located in ...
Blumenfeld Andrew - - 2013
In this review, the clinical characteristics, differentiating features from other forms of neuralgia, etiology and treatment options of glossopharyngeal neuralgia will be discussed.
Konzelmann Michel - - 2013
BACKGROUND: The partial form of the complex regional pain syndrome of the hand type 1 (CRPS 1), involving only 1 to 3 fingers, is a rare condition first described in 1972. The aim of the study is to define more precisely the diagnosis workup and the prognosis of this clinical ...
Rohilla Kshitiz K Demonstrator, Department of Oral Pathology, Postgraduate Institute of Dental Sciences, Rohtak, Haryana, - - 2013
Oral melanoacanthoma is rare pigmented mucosal lesion that presents most commonly on the buccal mucosa, characterized by sudden appearance and rapid radial growth, thus clinically mimicking malignant melanoma. It was originally described as a mixed tumor of melanocytes and keratinocytes, but appears to be a reactive process; formed in areas ...
Nicolaou K C KC Department of Chemistry, The Scripps Research Institute, 10550 North Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA. - - 2012
Thiostrepton, a powerful antibiotic belonging to the thiopeptide class, was synthesized in the laboratory for the first time in 2004 through an arduous campaign involving novel strategies and tactics, scenic detours, and unexpected roadblocks. In this Review the author narrates the long journey to success, not so dissimilar to Odysseus' ...
Ramaswamy Mamatha - - 2012
We present an interesting case of porphria cutanea tarda with hereditary haemochromatosis and non-classical congenital adrenal hyperplasia in a postmenopausal woman. This unusual combination of conditions does not appear to be reported in the literature. The exact mechanism causing porphyria in this patient is not clear. We consider the possibility ...
Dexel Julian - - 2012
Bilateral osteonecrosis of the tuberculum majus has not been reported in the literature. A case of bilateral avascular necrosis of the tuberculum majus is presented associated with smoking and occasional alcohol consumption as risk factors, which was successfully treated with non-operative treatment. Level of evidence Case report, Level V.
Ibekwe Titus S - - 2012
Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) is a mechanical peripheral vestibular disorder which may involve any of the three semicircular canals but principally the posterior. In as much as the literature has described theories to explain the mechanism of BPPV and also contains scholarly works that elucidate BPPV; its management remains ...
Rajamani Arvind - - 2012
Two patients were admitted sequentially to a rural emergency department, then transferred to a tertiary intensive care unit, both with serious methanol poisoning from home-brewed alcohol. They were intubated, mechanically ventilated, and treated with intravenous and nasogastric ethanol and continuous venovenous haemodiafiltration. Although quite similar in presentation, metabolic complications and ...
Hallak Bassel - - 2012
Angioedema related to a deficiency in the C1-inhibitor protein is characterized by its lack of response to therapies including antihistamine, steroids, and epinephrine. In the case of laryngeal edema, mortality rate is approximately 30 percent. The first case of the acquired form of angioedema related to a deficiency in C1-inhibitor ...
Quirce Santiago - - 2011
International reviews suggest that the median proportion of adult cases of asthma attributable to occupational exposure is between 10% and 15%. Therefore, it is essential that clinicians have a broad knowledge of the various causes associated with occupational asthma. Occupational asthmagens are categorized as low-molecular-weight (LMW, ≤1000 kd) and high-molecular-weight ...
Sasseville Denis - - 2011
This review describes the antibiotics available for topical application and discusses their propensity to cause delayed and immediate allergic contact reactions.
Gritz David C - - 2011
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Diffuse lamellar keratitis (DLK) is one of the more common interface complications occurs after laser in-situ keratomileusis (LASIK). The diagnosis can sometimes be challenging, as the differential diagnosis includes infectious keratitis, which requires a completely different treatment compared to DLK. This review assesses our current knowledge of ...
Khan J S - - 2011
Aim  Adequate colonic imaging is generally an invasive procedure with attendant risks, particularly perforation. Endoscopy, barium enema and computed tomographic colonography (CTC) are the main techniques for investigating patients with symptoms of, or screening for, colorectal cancer. The potential complications of these investigations have to be weighed against the benefits. ...
Paniz-Mondolfi Alberto E - - 2011
Background  Lepidopterism derived from contact with arthropods and/or their products can result in adverse reactions that vary in severity from mild irritation to severe reactions including anaphylactic shock and death. Lepidopterism includes cutaneous and/or mucosal manifestations, systemic symptoms, or both mucocutaneous and systemic manifestations. Objective  Epidemic outbreaks of dermatitis due ...
Zhu Feilin - - 2011
The purpose of the present study is to describe a case of severe, psoriasiform blepharitis by means of a case report and literature review. A 44-year-old man developed chronic blepharitis and tearing months after bilateral cataract surgery. Exam showed diffuse quad-eyelid erythema, discharge, edema, madarosis, and scale. He also had ...
Edrington Timothy B - - 2011
Toric soft contact lenses have been in the marketplace for more than 30years. Over this period of time, substantial improvements have been made in the areas of lens reproducibility, lens material permeability, frequency of lens replacement, and availability of lens design and parameter options. This article will review the methods ...
Borak Jonathan - - 2011
Methyl methacrylate (MMA) is a respiratory irritant and dermal sensitizer that has been associated with occupational asthma in a small number of case reports. Those reports have raised concern that it might be a respiratory sensitizer. To better understand that possibility, we reviewed the in silico, in chemico, in vitro, ...
Vine Kathleen - - 2011
Chronic practice and performance with a musical instrument predisposes musicians to several unique and characteristic dermatoses, reflecting the hours of dedication to practice to advance their artistic skill. This article briefly discusses a case of a professional musician with a unique allergic contact dermatitis to nickel sulfate and possibly palladium ...
Haas R L M - - 2011
Radiation recall dermatitis (RRD) is a rare cutaneous reaction occurring within a previously irradiated field, precipitated by certain drugs. A case of RRD most likely induced by doxorubicin is presented and illustrated together with a review of the literature.
Karaoglan Alper - - 2011
Pneumorrhachis is defined as the presence of air in the epidural space or subarachnoid space. The air may migrate along fascial planes from the posterior mediastinum, through the neural foramina, and into the epidural space. Pneumorrhachis is rare, and even more so in the paediatric population. Pneumorrhachis in itself usually ...
Chothani Daya L - - 2011
Balanites aegyptiaca Del. (Zygophyllaceae), known as 'desert date,' is spiny shrub or tree up to l0 m tall, widely distributed in dry land areas of Africa and South Asia. It is traditionally used in treatment of various ailments i.e. jaundice, intestinal worm infection, wounds, malaria, syphilis, epilepsy, dysentery, constipation, diarrhea, ...
Kozobolis Vassilios - - 2011
Corneal collagen cross-linking (CxL) is a prevalent surgical method for the management of keratoconus. However, literature suggests that, further to keratoconus, CxL has a beneficial impact on a series of corneal related diseases and states. This article attempts to provide a contemporary review for all additional applications of CxL. Specifically, ...
Spada Cristiano - - 2011
Colon Capsule Endoscopy represents a new diagnostic technology for colonic exploration. Despite the great enthusiasm around this new technique, only few studies are available in the literature, and reported results are still controversial and non-homogeneous. Current preparation protocols have led to discordant results. In January 2010, the first Italian Meeting ...
Schenker Matthew P - - 2010
Upper gastrointestinal bleeding is a significant cause of morbidity and mortality, affecting 36 to 48 per 100,000 persons annually. Aggressive resuscitation and upper endoscopy remain the cornerstones of therapy; however, in cases refractory to endoscopic diagnosis and management, radiology plays an increasingly vital and often lifesaving role, thanks to improvements ...
Al-Mufarrej Faisal - - 2010
Pseudomembranous colitis (PMC) usually is caused by antibiotic-related changes in colonic anaerobic microflora, leading to Clostridium difficile overgrowth and overproduction of toxins. We present the first reported case of PMC affecting the intrathoracic, interposed colon of an esophagectomy patient in the absence of inflammation of the in situ colon. Case ...
Padmanabhan Makkada Yuvaraj - - 2010
Traumatic ulceration of the ventral surface of the tongue is a rare condition observed in neonates with natal or neonatal teeth. These lesions are initiated and exacerbated by the continuous contact between the tongue and natal/neonatal teeth during physiologic activities such as suckling and swallowing, which in turn may interfere ...
Yildirim A C - - 2010
Wegener's granulomatosis is a necrotizing vasculitis of unknown etiology characterized mainly by inflammation of the small- and medium-sized arteries and veins that affect any viscera. It may rarely involve the gastrointestinal tract. Only a few cases of multiple focus ileal perforation due to ulcers associated with Wegener's granulomatosis have been ...
Fan S-F - - 2010
Calcifying fibrous pseudotumour (CFPT) is a rare lesion that has only recently been reported in the literature. Usually, the lesion develops in subcutaneous tissue, deep soft tissues or viscera. It appears as a uniform, hypocellular and well-circumscribed mass without a capsule. Only nine cases of gastric CFPT have been reported ...
Al-Habbal Y - - 2012
The use of motorised watercrafts has been increasing steadily over the past few years, and consequently, also injuries secondary to the use of these watercrafts [1]. This is a case presentation and review of literature. We present a case of isolated extraperitoneal rectal perforation secondary to hydrostatic pressure sustained. Both ...
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