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Jovel Andres A Department of Neurology and Psychiatry, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, 1438 South Grand Boulevard, St. Louis, MO, - - 2013
Synthetic tryptamines have gained popularity for their hallucinogenic properties, unscheduled status, and availability from "head shops" and through the internet. Here, we present a case of synthetic tryptamine-induced delirium secondary to 5-MeO-DALT ingestion in a previously healthy young male. 5-MeO-DALT led to the hospitalization of our patient after ingestion of ...
Voon V - - 2013
Primary haematogenous patella osteomyelitis in an adult is a rare condition. Cases published in the literature relate predominantly to the paediatric population or are associated with risk factors such as intravenous drug abuse, human immunodeficiency virus and penetrating trauma. The rarity of this condition and its atypical presentation should be ...
Baribeau Danielle - - 2013
Bupropion is an antidepressant commonly prescribed as a smoking cessation aid. It has effects on dopamine and norepinephrine, and can lower seizure threshold, particularly in overdose. Several cases of recreational use of bupropion via nasal insufflation have been reported in the literature. Here we describe a first case of intravenous ...
Middleton Warwick - - 2013
Although the subject of ongoing incestuous abuse during adulthood has never been addressed in a systematic way in the professional literature, accounts of such cases have been appearing for many years. The Josef Fritzl case added a new impetus to reporting such abuses in the popular press. The current study ...
Namdari Behrouz - - 2013
Venlafaxine is a serotonin/norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor that is believed to have no abuse potential. Currently, 2 published case reports argue against this notion. This article describes a third case of venlafaxine abuse and the first in the literature on a patient with schizophrenia. This article will also review the literature ...
Regunath Hariharan - - 2012
Traditional bath salts contain a combination of inorganic salts like Epsom salts, table salt, baking soda, sodium metaphosphate, and borax that have cleansing properties. Since 2010, there have been rising concerns about a new type of substance abuse in the name of "bath salts." They are beta-ketone amphetamine analogs and ...
Goldszmidt Mark - - 2012
PURPOSE: During admission case review, teams work to develop a shared understanding of the problems they need to address during the patient's hospitalization. However, research on the effects of the case review on patient care is limited. Informed by rhetorical genre theory, the authors explored the impact of team's communication ...
Fernandez Julia Paige - - 2012
In 1949, propylhexedrine replaced amphetamine sulfate as the active ingredient in over the counter Benzedrex due to reports of widespread abuse, psychosis and sudden death. Since its introduction, cases of psychosis, myocardial infarction, pulmonary vascular disease, pulmonary hypertension, and sudden death attributed to propylhexedrine abuse have been well documented, usually ...
Paulson David - - 2012
Aqueductal stenosis may be caused by a number of etiologies including congenital stenosis, tumor, inflammation, and, very rarely, vascular malformation. However, aqueductal stenosis caused by a developmental venous anomaly presenting as congenital hydrocephalus is even more rare, and, to the best of our knowledge, has not yet been reported in ...
Nazerani Shahram S Department of Surgery, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Firuzgar Medical Center, Tehran, IR - - 2012
Necrotizing fasciitis is a rare, life-threatening infection most commonly seen in patients with diabetes mellitus, intravenous drug abuse, and immunocompromised conditions. The extremities are the primary sites of involvement in as many as two thirds of the cases. In a significant proportion of patients, the extremities are involved as a ...
Roh Jae Eun - - 2012
We present a case of developmental venous anomaly associated with arteriovenous fistula supplied by a single arterial feeder adjacent to a large acute intracerebral hemorrhage. The arteriovenous fistula was successfully obliterated by superselective embolization while completely preserving the developmental venous anomaly. Two similar cases, including superselective angiographic findings, have been ...
Cipriani Gabriele - - 2011
The way we experience the world is determined by the way our brain works. The phantom limb phenomenon, which is a delusional belief of the presence of a non-existent limb, has a particular fascination in neurology. This positive phenomenon of the phantom limb raises theoretical questions about its nature. After ...
Blumenthal Ryan - - 2011
ABSTRACT: A 48-year-old-woman was struck dead by lightning on October 24, 2010, in Pretoria, South Africa. The cause of death was due to direct lightning strike. Examination showed secondary missile injury on her legs. This secondary missile (shrapnel) injury was caused by the lightning striking the concrete pavement next to ...
Wong Lfa - - 2011
Abstract Piriformis pyomyositis is defined as a subacute infection of skeletal muscles associated with systemic infectious symptoms. In the literature it rarely occurs postpartum. We report a case of piriformis pyomyositis involving a parturient and review the published cases available in the literature.
Wiart Emilie - - 2011
Dysplasia epiphysealis hemimelica (DEH), or Trevor disease, is a rare skeletal dysplasia characterised by an osteocartilaginous mass arising from an epiphysis. It affects single or multiple epiphyses in children, usually in the lower limb, predominantly the knee and ankle. Bilateral involvement is extremely rare, with only four cases reported in ...
Inci Mehmet Fatih - - 2011
Osteopoikilosis (OPK) is an uncommon osteosclerotic dysplasia. There is no exact evidence of its etiology and pathogenesis. Usually, it is an asymptomatic disease, and the diagnosis is made incidentally from radiographs, which show multiple, small, well-defined, variably shaped and widely distributed sclerotic areas over the skeleton. In this study, we ...
Al-Najjar Mahmoud - - 2011
The management of non-healing leg ulcers in patients with CREST syndrome and subdermal calcification is rarely reported in medical literature. Only one similar case was found in the literature (1). Dealing with such patients can be a challenge for wound specialists. In this article, we discuss the clinical progress of ...
Erfurt-Berge C - - 2011
The precancerous potential of chronic leg ulcers is well-established but the number of reported cases overall is small. Delay in diagnosis may result in a worse prognosis, loss of the affected limb or occurrence of metastases. We report a case series of three patients with long-standing history of recalcitrant leg ...
Melo Bárbara Lima Araújo - - 2011
Macular amyloidosis is a form of cutaneous amyloidosis characterized by dusky-brown lesions usually located on the upper back between the shoulder blades. This report describes the case of a 45 year-old female presenting with hyperpigmented macules and lace-like, non-pruritic erythema in the sacral and cervical region as well as on ...
Liu Yang Yang - - 2011
Lymph node metastases from squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) can reach 20% in some high risk subgroups, and while early detection of metastasis may potentially improve overall and/or disease-specific survival, techniques for early detection have not been established. One such technique is the use of sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB), however ...
Buresh Robert C - - 2011
Primary pleomorphic rhabdomyosarcoma of the uterus is a very rare neoplasm. We describe a 65-year old female with this diagnosis, who underwent an abdominal hysterectomy with bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy and lymph node dissection. Also included is a discussion on the different types of rhabdomyosarcoma with reviews of their histological features, epidemiology ...
Zhang T - - 2011
Sublingual lymph node metastasis of early stage squamous cell carcinoma of the tongue (SCCT) is seldom reported. Lymphatic tissue in the floor of mouth, which intervenes between the tongue and neck, will be left behind by a primary tumour resection with discontinuous neck dissection. The authors present two cases of ...
Karabiyik L - - 2011
In the development of neurological complications due to central venous cannulation, the properties of the anatomical region and the experience of the practitioner are important. In this case report, an inadvertent brachial plexus anesthesia after repeated local anesthetic infiltrations during failed attempts of internal jugular venous cannulation by an inexperienced ...
Spencer Akpan - - 2011
Simultaneous or sequential haemorrhage and thrombosis in the presence of a prolonged activated partial thromboplastin time (aPTT) is a rare occurrence: we describe the case a 37 year old lady who developed post-delivery deep vein thrombosis treated with low molecular heparin and warfarin followed a week later by extensive bruising ...
Patel Viral Kumar - - 2011
We describe the case of a 17 year old male who presented with severe groin pain leading to inability to weight bear on his left leg. Investigation revealed extensive bilateral and proximal deep vein thrombosis, in association with an absent inferior vena cava and anomalous venous drainage system. We present ...
Meignan Michel - - 2010
One hundred and fifty hemato-oncologists and nuclear medicine specialists from more than 20 countries joined in April 2010 the 2-day Second International Workshop on interim PET in lymphoma. During the nuclear medicine session the advantages of the five-point scale Deauville criteria for interim PET reporting over the other sets of ...
Aftandilian Catherine C - - 2010
A 10-year-old boy was referred to our clinic for tonsillectomy and was found to have a large mass within his oropharynx. Intraoperative biopsies confirmed Burkitt lymphoma. Further imaging and biopsy revealed pancreatic involvement. He was treated with multiagent chemotherapy. He remains disease-free 6 years later. Review of the literature demonstrates ...
Zheng Xiaoting - - 2010
Nudds and Dyke (Reports, 14 May 2010, p. 887) compared the rachis diameters of the primary feathers of Archaeopteryx and Confuciusornis to those of modern birds and found that the primary feathers of these two basal birds were too weak to support sustained flight. Our measurements of Confuciusornis specimens suggest ...
Urrego Paula A Rodriguez - - 2011
Plasmablastic lymphoma (PBL) is a rare subtype of diffuse large B cell lymphoma and commonly presents as an oral mass in HIV patients. Extraoral PBL has been reported, including one case of primary central nervous system PBL (PCNSPBL). The cytological features of PBL have been described, including cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) ...
Bihari Chhagan - - 2011
We report a case of T-cell lymphoma presenting as ascites, omental thickening, and raised serum glycoprotein-125 (CA-125) and high-ascitic fluid adenosinedeaminase levels. This case was clinically suspected to be peritoneal carcinomatosis or peritoneal tuberculosis based on clinical, biochemical, and radiological features. However, effusion cytology, cell block, and immunohistochemistry confirmed this ...
Telio David - - 2010
Light chain (AL) amyloidosis has a rare association with non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL). Both peritumoral and systemic AL amyloidosis have been reported, but a detailed description of these syndromes is lacking. We describe 10 patients with lymphoma associated AL amyloidosis. NHL patients with peritumoral amyloidosis had low or undetectable levels of ...
Saikia Uma Nahar - - 2010
Primary hepatic anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL) of the liver is a rare entity. We present here two cases of primary hepatic anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL) of the null-cell type. Both the cases had jaundice with "B" symptoms and hepatomegaly. The serum billirubin and liver enzymes were raised in ...
Gattu Shilpa - - 2010
Cyclosporine has been shown to increase the risk of lymphoma when used in organ transplant patients; however, studies have failed to demonstrate an increased risk of lymphoma when used at lower dermatologic doses for psoriasis. The authors present a case of solid B-cell lymphoma occurring in a psoriasis patient with ...
Latta S - - 2010
According to the published data, most primary central nervous system lymphomas (PCNSLs) are B-cell lymphomas; primary T-cell lymphomas are rare. In a search of the MEDLINE database, we found only 6 cases of primary T-cell PCNSL. Here, we present the case of a 43-year-old man with AIDS, not on highly ...
Guan Hong - - 2011
Primary central nervous system (CNS) extranodal NK/T-cell lymphoma, nasal type (NKTCL), is an extremely rare tumor. To the best of our knowledge, only four cases have been described previously. Here, we report a case of primary CNS NKTCL in a 25-year-old immunocompetent Chinese male. The patient presented with worsening dizziness, ...
Motta Giovanna - - 2010
A primary pleural marginal zone B cell lymphoma of mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) is a very rare eventuality. Here, we report a rare case of MALT lymphoma arising in the pleura and update the literature on this topic. A 74-year-old female was hospitalized for persistent cough and weakness. A chest ...
Torgerson Sara - - 2011
Central nervous system (CNS) involvement by Hodgkin lymphoma (HL) is extremely rare, accounting for 0.5% or less of HL cases. In contrast, CNS involvement can occur in 5-30% of patients with non-Hodgkin lymphoma. CNS HL can present at any point in the course of HL, most commonly during relapsing disease, ...
Cercy Steven P - - 2010
Cognitive impairment is now recognized as a frequent consequence of treatments for cancers localized outside the central nervous system (CNS). In contrast, little attention has been given to the potentially deleterious cognitive effects from non-CNS cancers themselves. The present case study proposes that cognitive deficits occur in a subset of ...
Setty Bhuvana A - - 2010
Of the cases of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) diagnosed in children and adolescents, 10% comprise a diverse mixture of unusual B-cell or T-cell disease, some types of which are more commonly seen in adults. Understanding of these rare types of NHL comes from small pediatric case series or the adult literature. ...
Kim Usha R - - 2010
Ocular involvement in non-Hodgkin lymphoma occurs either as primary ocular, central nervous system lymphoma or isolated intraocular lymphoma. Recurrence of systemic non-Hodgkin lymphoma in the form of CNS lymphoma has been reported. However, recurrence as an isolated optic nerve lesion without involving CNS has never been reported in the pediatric ...
Zheng J S - - 2010
A case of isolated primary non-Hodgkin's lymphoma of the spine is presented along with a review of previous cases reported in the literature. An 80-year old immunocompetent man was admitted with progressive numbness and weakness of both lower extremities of 2 weeks' duration. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the cervicothoracic ...
Perera E - - 2010
An unusual case of a low grade marginal zone B-cell lymphoma is reported and the literature reviewed. This case demonstrates that a diagnosis of lymphoma must be considered when there is amyloidosis in an otherwise asymptomatic submandibular salivary gland mass.
Etemad-Moghadam S - - 2010
Malignant lymphoma is a lymphoreticular malignancy with considerable geographic variation. The objective of the present study was to provide a preliminary report on patients with head and neck non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) in a selected Iranian population. In a retrospective review from 1981 through 2001, all cases of NHL occurring in ...
Valenzuela-Salas Borja - - 2010
Burkitt's lymphoma (BL) is a neoplasm which, despite its very aggressive behaviour is potentially curable. It typically affects the paediatric population. BL belongs to the non-Hodgkin lymphomas group, and is the first human tumour undoubtedly related to a viral origin (Epstein-Barr virus). Two main clinical subtypes are recognized: endemic or ...
Markou Konstantinos - - 2010
BACKGROUND: Extranodal lymphomas limited to the larynx are rare, accounting for less than 1% of all laryngeal neoplasms. The aim of this study was to report the experience of our department in the management of these aggressive lesions, as they require special diagnostic and therapeutic attention. METHODS: The case records ...
Gioulis Manuela - - 2010
Intravascular lymphoma is a rare subtype of diffuse large B cell lymphoma, characterized by proliferation of mature B cells within the lumina of small and medium vessels of many organs, without parenchymal involvement. The clinical phenotype is extremely variegated; moreover, neurological symptoms such as encephalopathy and focal neurological deficits occur ...
Wen Jie - - 2010
Primary intestinal lymphangiectasia (PIL) is a rare digestive disease and most articles on this condition are isolated case reports. Our purpose is to investigate the clinical characteristics, therapeutic management, and outcome of PIL through case studies. We conducted a retrospective analysis and obtained detailed clinical information for four PIL patients ...
Sarode Sachin C - - 2010
Plasmablastic lymphoma (PBL) is a rare AIDS associated non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL), with predilection for the mucosa of oral cavity. It usually has a plasmablastic morphology, expressing plasma cell-associated antigens with weak or no expression of B-cell associated markers. The tumor cells also show monoclonal rearrangement of the immunoglobulin heavy chain ...
Wang Endi - - 2010
We report the first case of primary mediastinal large B cell lymphoma (PMBL) with aberrant expression of CD3. PMBL is a subtype of diffuse large B cell lymphoma (DLBCL) and usually presents with bulky mediastinal lesions. Lineage ambiguity/infidelity is uncommon in DLBCL but has been described in sporadic case reports/series. ...
Morgen Eric K - - 2010
AIMS: To review the clinicopathological, cytomorphological and immunophenotyping data from new cases and published series of thyroid lymphoma diagnosed by fine-needle aspiration (FNA), in order to identify useful diagnostic features. METHODS: Cases from 1988 to 2009 with an FNA diagnosis of thyroid lymphoma were selected from hospital records. An electronic ...
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