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Le Tri C - - 2012
BACKGROUND CONTEXT: Spinal cord herniation is a rare but well-documented condition that has been associated with tethering through the dural defect. Both spinal cord herniation and cord tethering result in progressive myelopathy that can be improved or stabilized with surgical intervention. Most cases of herniation are caused by dural defects ...
Shi Qiang - - 2012
Abstract The calcifying fibrous tumor (CFT) is classified as a benign fibrous lesion, and it is a rare pathologic entity. Local excision is the preferred therapeutic approach in treating CFTs. We present the first reported case in the literature of a CFT found in the colon, and this is the ...
Porhomayon Jahan - - 2012
Although the incidence of neurological complications after shoulder surgery with regional anesthesia remains low but serious negative outcomes have been reported in the literature. Here we report a case of acute quadriplegia secondary to cervical epidural abscess and possible neck manipulation.
Khalatbari Mahmoud Reza - - 2012
BACKGROUND: Myxopapillary ependymoma is a rare benign variant of ependymoma, occurring most commonly in the cauda equina/filum terminale of the spinal cord. It is rare in pediatric patients. Dissemination of the myxopapillary ependymoma along the neuraxis is uncommon both in adults and pediatric patients. METHODS: We report a 16-year-old boy ...
Karasaki Takahiro - - 2012
Obturator hernia of the fallopian tube is extremely rare. Multidetector computed tomography of a 43-year-old nulliparous woman with sudden onset lower right abdominal pain showed a low-density mass in the right obturator canal suspected of being an obturator hernia of the uterine adnexa. She was diagnosed as having an incarcerated ...
Patnaik Ashis - - 2012
Primary spinal primitive neuroectodermal tumors (PNETs) are rare tumors. Most of these tumors occur in children and young adults. To date, 47 cases of primary spinal PNET have been reported in the literature. These tumors are highly aggressive with rapid growth. Review of the literature shows that the overall prognosis ...
Reddy Mallika P - - 2012
Congenital fusion of jaw and its association with ankyloblepharon filiforme adnatum is reported but is a quite rare congenital benign anomaly. It may be unilateral or bilateral and can present with a single system or multiple systems involvement. This report concentrates on describing the clinical features of above disease, likely ...
Ghanta Rajesh K - - 2012
Spinal epidural angiolipomas are rare, benign tumors composed of mature lipocytes admixed with abnormal blood vessels. Only 128 cases of spinal epidural angiolipomas have been reported in literature till now. Spinal angiolipomas are predominantly located in the mid-thoracic region. We report a case of dorsal epidural angiolipoma in a 56-year-old ...
Sahoo Rajendra Kumar - - 2012
Gorham's syndrome (GS) is a rare disorder characterized by proliferation of vascular channels resulting in destruction and resorption of osseous matrix leading to bone loss. Bone loss leads to joint instability and problems during airway management and positioning for surgery. Respiratory involvement further complicates anaesthesia management. We report the anaesthetic ...
Kaur Manpreet - - 2012
Aplastic anemia is a rare heterogeneous disorder of hematopoietic stem cells causing pancytopenia and marrow hypoplasia with the depletion of all types of blood cells. This results in anemia, neutropenia and thrombocytopenia, which pose a challenge to both surgical and anesthetic management of such cases. We report a child with ...
Rysz Maciej M Head and Neck Cancer Department, Surgery Division, Memorial Cancer Center, Head: A. Kawecki MD, PhD, Poland. Electronic address: - - 2014
In head and neck region leiomyosarcoma is a very rare finding. This tumor is usually located in abdominal cavity. We report a case of 78-year-old man with tumor of the auricle that was resected with 0.7cm margin. Histological and immunohistochemical analysis revealed the leiomyosarcoma. Adjuvant therapy was not advised. During ...
Kim Min Seong - - 2012
Bacterial meningitis is rarely complicated by an intradural spinal abscess, and recurrent meningitis is an uncommon presentation of a spinal intramedullary abscess. Here, we report a 63-year-old patient with recurrent meningitis as the first manifestation of an underlying spinal intramedullary abscess. To the best of our knowledge, no previous report ...
Ekici Mehmet Ali - - 2012
Spinal epidural abscess, if especially caused by Brucellosis is a very rare disease which is usually a consequence of spondylodiscitis. The spinal column can be affected at any joint; however, the lumbar spine is the most common region, especially at the level of the L4-5 and L5-S1. The frequency of ...
Sarkar Sumantra - - 2012
A case of unilateral pulmonary hypoplasia in association with abdominal situs inversus (Situs Inversus Partialis) is described here in a 2-mo-old baby. The normally related heart (levocardia) is dextroposed due to the hypoplastic right lung and compensatory hyper-inflation of the opposite lung which clinically mimicked a mirror-image situs inversus totalis. ...
Bennett W O - - 2012
A 32-year-old woman presented to the endocrinology clinic with recent onset galactorrhoea. Investigations revealed raised prolactin levels. An MRI scan demonstrated a normal pituitary gland, and an incidental finding of sphenoid sinusitis with expansion of the sphenoid sinus was thought to be due to a mucocele. It is postulated that ...
Yoon Richard K - - 2012
A 7-year-old male patient developed palpebral ptosis and paralysis of the extraocular muscles following local anesthetic administration for a major operative procedure on the permanent mandibular left first molar. Complete resolution occurred within approximately 30 minutes. The purpose of this case report was to detail an iatrogenic paresis of the ...
Guerriero Silvana - - 2012
The authors describe the first case of eye amelanotic cellular blue nevus reported in literature and discuss the main differential diagnosis.
Kascák P - - 2012
Aggressive deep angiomyxoma (AA) is locally infiltrative, non-metastasizing neoplasm that typically occurs in the pelvis and perineum in women of the reproductive age. Local recurrence is high despite apparently complete surgical resection. The authors describe a case of AA in the pelvis in a 27-year-old woman. She underwent one invasive ...
Thomas Vibha T - - 2012
Pulmonary carcinosarcoma is a rare and aggressive neoplasm that has both epithelial and mesenchymal components. We report on a 63-year-old woman who was found to have a right upper-lobe pulmonary carcinosarcoma with metastases to the liver and gastric fundus. There are currently no published guidelines on the treatment of pulmonary ...
Botchu R - - 2012
Pneumorachis or epidural emphysema is defined as free air in the spinal canal which is seen following trauma, head trauma, manipulations, epidural injections, and spinal surgery. We report on the case of a 62-year-old with cervical and thoracic pneumorachis following a traffic accident.
Bhandarwar Ajay H AH Department of Surgery - - 2012
Ameloblastoma is a benign odontogenic tumor. These are usually asymptomatic until a large size is attained. Ameloblastoma has tendency to spread locally and has a high recurrence rate. Majority of ameloblastomas (80%) arise from the mandible. Ameloblastoma arising from anterior mandibular region (symphysis-menti) is rare. Very few cases of midline ...
Chow Vanessa V Department of Otolaryngology, Eastbourne District General Hospital, East Sussex, UK - - 2012
Localized laryngeal amyloidosis is a rare disease with poorly understood aetiology. The commonest symptom at presentation is dysphonia and for a correct diagnosis of amyloidosis to be made a high index of suspicion is needed [Fraihat A, Ardah A. Laryngeal amyloidosis: a case report. J R Med Serv 2005;17:57-9; Passerotti ...
Davies G P - - 2011
Objective:To report the first case of treatment of Nager syndrome associated conductive hearing loss with bone-anchored hearing aids, in a three-year-old boy.Method:Clinical case report and current literature review regarding the use of bone-anchored hearing aids in the treatment of conductive hearing loss in children.Results:A three year eight month old boy ...
Ryu Chun-Geun - - 2011
Oxaliplatin with infusional 5-fluorouracil plus leucovorin (FOLFOX regimen) is the one of the standard chemotherapy regimens for treating a colorectal carcinoma. The most common side effects include neutropenia, diarrhea, vomiting and peripheral neuropathy, and these are moderate and manageable. However, pulmonary toxicity is rarely reported to be associated with the ...
Tamura Masaya - - 2011
Chondroblastoma is a benign bone tumor with a relatively high incidence in older children and adolescents. Although it is generally regarded as a benign neoplasm, it sometimes grows aggressively or recurs but rarely metastasizes to the lung. We herein present a very rare case of a bilateral pneumothorax due to ...
Lee Eun Jung - - 2012
Laryngeal amyloidosis is uncommon and poorly understood, with limited long-term studies. Although primary localized laryngeal amyloidosis is extremely rare, it frequently involves the ventricles and the false and true vocal cords. We present a 58-year-old woman with localized laryngeal amyloidosis who presented no symptoms. On indirect laryngoscopic examination, the mass ...
Elkamouni Youssef - - 2011
Candida Famata is an opportunistic pathogen. Very rare cases of candidemia Candida Famata have been described. We report a case of a patient of 16 years undergoing chemotherapy for Hodgkin's disease. The patient was put under voriconazole for 3 weeks with a good evolution. This case confirms the opportunistic pathogen ...
Khalatbari M R - - 2011
Spinal cavernous angiomas are rare vascular lesions occurring mainly in the vertebral bodies extending secondary into the extradural space. Only 3% of these lesions are intradural, usually localized within the spinal cord. Rarely, cavernous angioma has been reported to occur in the cauda equina. We describe clinical, diagnostic imaging, and ...
Lan Zedong - - 2011
Complete inversion and impaction of both permanent central incisors is uncommon and rarely reported in the literature. In this report, we describe the treatment of maxillary central incisors that were completely inverted and impacted and positioned high in the vestibule. The esthetic results achieved provide an alternative to extraction or ...
Neves Juliana Rodrigues - - 2011
This is the case report of a young infant with early respiratory distress and pulmonary hypertension, diagnosed as a variant of horseshoe lung and we have reviewed the literature to seek information about this rare pulmonary malformation and its cardiac and hemodynamic repercussions.
Le Gall Michel - - 2011
Geminated teeth occur more frequently in the deciduous dentition than in the permanent dentition, with prevalence figures of 0.6% and 0.1%, respectively. Bilateral presentation is rare. A survey of the literature showed that the prevalence estimates for bilateral double teeth range from 0.01% to 0.04% in the deciduous dentition, and ...
Ide Fumio - - 2011
The number of published cases of adenomatoid odontogenic tumor (AOT) has steadily increased, and about half were reported in Asian populations. Although the clinicopathologic profile of AOT has been extensively reported, factual knowledge of its pathogenesis is rudimentary at best, and there is controversy as to precisely which odontogenic epithelium ...
Pavlidis Dimitrios - - 2011
The diagnosis of an impacted incisor with dilaceration refers to a dental deformity characterized by an angulation between the crown and the root, causing noneruption of the incisor. In the past, surgical extraction was the first choice in treating severely dilacerated incisors. The purpose of this case report was to ...
Houpis Constantinos - - 2011
An odontogenic keratocyst that eroded into the sinus through the maxillary bone and occupied it, showed replacement of the sinus respiratory epithelium by lesional epithelium, and was associated with fungal rhinosinusitis is presented. A review of the literature disclosed that epithelial replacement has been described in 2 previous case reports, ...
Nainar S M Hashim - - 2011
ARTICLE TITLE AND BIBLIOGRAPHIC INFORMATION: Literature review: Restorations of Class II cavities in the primary dentition with compomers. Marks LAM, Faict N, Welbury RR. Eur Arch Paediatr Dent 2010;11(3):109-14. REVIEWER: S.M. Hashim Nainar, BDS, MDSc PURPOSE/QUESTION: To conduct a review of clinical studies on the use of compomers for restoration ...
Fujita Y - - 2011
Few dentists have seen an impacted mandibular canine and first premolar, and there is little information in the literature on the treatment of this rare condition. A 13-year-old Japanese male with an impacted mandibular right canine and first premolar was treated orthodontically. We discuss both the surgical and orthodontic options ...
Santos Antonio - - 2011
Acellular dermal matrix grafts have become a good alternative to autogenous soft tissue grafts in root coverage. Until now, the literature has reported short- or medium-term data regarding the stability of the gingival margin after the use of acellular dermal matrix on root coverage. The aim of this article is ...
Malota Mark - - 2011
The reexpansion pulmonary edema is a rare, but life threatening complication of a pneumothorax. Early recognition and a fast symptom orientated therapy are necessary for a good outcome. Several cases after non traumatic pneumothoraces are reported. We describe a patient who presented with a post-traumatic right pneumothorax. After the insertion ...
Warhekar Ashish M - - 2011
Trifid mandibular condyle is an exceptionally rare entity, diagnosed accidentally on radiographic examination. Its etiology is controversial. Dental professionals should have knowledge of this anatomic abnormality and of the problems caused by it in normal function, as well as appropriate treatment modalities. In the literature, only three such cases have ...
Chan Andrew K - - 2011
Oxaliplatin in combination with either 5-fluorouracil or capecitabine is commonly used in the treatment of colorectal cancer and is rarely associated with pulmonary toxicity. This is the first reported case of oxaliplatin and capecitabine/5-fluorouracil causing pulmonary toxicity in a patient with pre-existing asymptomatic interstitial lung disease. We report a case ...
Akhtar Jamal - - 2011
The miswak is a natural toothbrush made from the twigs of the Salvadora persica (Salvadoraceae). Its use predates the inception of Islam and is frequently advocated in the Hadith (the traditions relating to the life of Prophet Muhammad(PBUH)). In addition to strengthening the gums, it prevents tooth decay, eliminating toothaches ...
Valas Ruben E - - 2011
The tree of life is usually rooted between archaea and bacteria. We have previously presented three arguments that support placing the root of the tree of life in bacteria. The data have been dismissed because those who support the canonical rooting between the prokaryotic superkingdoms cannot imagine how the vast ...
Brzenski Alyssa B - - 2011
Unintentional left mainstem bronchial intubation after direct laryngoscopy is less common than unintentional right mainstem bronchial intubation, having only been referenced 3 times outside of the anesthesia literature. We report a case of unintentional left mainstem intubation at an extremely short incisor-to-carina distance. We hypothesize that the left mainstem intubation ...
Steward Ryan G - - 2011
To present the case of a patient with giant uterine leiomyomata and review literature pertinent to the subject. Case report and literature review. A major university, tertiary-care hospital. One patient, with said pathology, who gave informed consent for exploratory laparotomy, total abdominal hysterectomy, and bilateral salpingo-ophorectomy. Exploratory laparotomy, total abdominal ...
Bergakker Sarah A - - 2010
The rate of cesarean delivery in the United States is at an all-time high. With the increased rate of primary and repeated cesarean delivery, a corresponding increase in the occurrence rate of placenta previa and placenta accreta has been observed. The purpose of this case report is to discuss the ...
- - 2010
Idiopathic agenesis of primary dentition is very rare. This is a case report of a 2-year and 6-month-old girl child who presented with 14 missing primary teeth. A review of the previous case reports is done and the management of these cases is discussed.
Narayanan L Lakshmi - - 2010
Root canal therapy has been practiced ever since 1928 and the success rate has tremendously increased over the years owing to various advancements in the field. One main reason is the complete understanding of the microbiology involved in the endodontic pathology. This has helped us to modify the conventional treatment ...
Rao Yan-Gang - - 2010
Dens evaginatus (DE) is a dental anomaly that occurs as an accessory tubercle on the occlusal or lingual surface of a tooth. The authors provide a literature review and report a rare case in which DE occurs on multiple mandibular premolars and maxillary molars. The patient is a 26-year-old Chinese ...
A B Göbel A B - - 2010
About 10% of all intracranial tumors are localized in the cerebellopontine angle and in the internal auditory canal. Less than 2% of these are lipomas. Furthermore, it can be expected that lipomas in this position with a bilateral localization are exceedingly rare. We describe a 70-year-old-woman with lipomas in both ...
Isono Wataru - - 2010
Uterine artery pseudoaneurysm (UAP) occurs rarely and can develop after various gynecologic or obstetric procedures. The delayed diagnosis of this disease often results in life-threatening hemorrhage. Herein is described a case of UAP after cesarean section. The patient visited our emergency outpatient department 99 days after cesarean section because of ...
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