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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 ...
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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 ...
Kumbak B - - 2010
Diagnosis of a gynecologic malignancy during cesarean section is quite rare. We report a case of a 39-year-old, nulliparous woman who underwent elective cesarean section during which a paratubal cyst was noticed and removed. The pathology revealed serous borderline tumor. Subsequent staging laparotomy was done 23 days after cesarean section. ...
Dʼelia Tommaso - - 2010
Adequate anesthesia of the upper and proximal lower airways is a critical prerequisite for a smooth and successful bronchoscopic procedure. Lidocaine is the most commonly used local anesthetic agent for flexible bronchoscopy. Adverse reactions to this agent have rarely been reported. Nevertheless, we recently observed a life-threatening reaction to airway ...
Lalas Kristine M - - 2010
Pantoea agglomerans is a plant pathogen and an unusual cause of human disease typically associated with thorn prick injuries or contaminated parenteral fluids. In the neonate, P. agglomerans has been reported to cause bacteremia or sepsis 17 times previously. In most of these cases, the source of infection has been ...
Chmaj-Wierzchowska Karolina - - 2010
Pleomorphic rhabdomyosarcoma of the uterus is a rare malignant tumor. It is connected with postmenopausal abnormal vaginal bleeding and abdominal pain. We report a case of a 66-year-old postmenopausal woman diagnosed with abnormal vaginal bleeding and abdominal pain. Vaginal ultrasonography showed enlarged uterus, 82 mm x 64 mm in size. ...
Bakhru Arvind - - 2011
To better characterize postpartum cerebral angiitis (PPCA). We present a case of PPCA in which a 34-year-old G6P5104 underwent a normal vaginal delivery and developed PPCA. She had no signs or symptoms of gestational hypertension or preeclampsia. She had a history of migraines and received methylergonovine at delivery. She represented ...
Sommer Suzana - - 2010
Green pigmentation in teeth is an uncommon condition associated with bilirubin deposits in dental hard tissues. Its occurrence causes anxiety to both child and family. The purpose of this paper is to present a case involving an eleven-year-old girl with green pigmentation of permanent teeth who underwent a liver transplant ...
Mohammadi Zahed - - 2010
Paresthesia is a burning or prickling sensation or partial numbness resulting from neural injury. Paresthesia resulting from periapical pathosis or various stages of root canal treatment is of great importance in the field of endodontics. The purpose of this paper is to review paresthesia caused by periapical lesions, local anesthesia, ...
Cartlidge David - - 2010
Acute pseudo-obstruction of the large bowel following normal vaginal delivery is an extremely rare complication of normal vaginal delivery. It can be fatal if not recognized early. Only one previous report has been found in the English literature. A 36-year old Caucasian, normally fit woman presented with abdominal distension and ...
Jamwal Rohit Singh - - 2010
This report presents a case of a patient who developed a supernumerary mandibular premolar during the course of orthodontic treatment. Evidence of this tooth comes from consecutive panoramic radiographs. It is not routine practice to screen for developing supernumerary teeth during orthodontic treatment. Therefore, the possibility of supernumerary tooth interference ...
Ghaly G G Derriford Hospital, Plymouth, - - 2010
We discuss a case of idiopathic cervical epidural abscess, complicated by osteomyelitis, presenting with dysphagia as the main complaint. No predisposing factors were identified and blood cultures were negative. Case was treated conservatively by long course of IV antibiotics. We present a review of presentation of spinal epidural abscesses and ...
Prakasm Michael - - 2009
Lidocaine, an amide local anesthetic is administered regularly for the minor oral and dental surgical procedures. In this article, ophthalmic complications arising from Posterior superior nerve block are discussed and a case report which had dilatation of pupil and ptosis of eye lids is presented. A review of literature is ...
Nagaveni Nandanahosur B - - 2009
This article presents three cases involving permanent mandibular first molars with unusual root morphology. While the permanent mandibular first molar normally has two roots (one mesial and one distal), an additional root sometimes is found distolingually; this condition is known as radix entomolaris (RE). This article also reviews the literature ...
Alumi Najia - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: Nonpuerperal uterine inversion is a rare but serious condition which is often associated with polypoid benign or malignant tumors of the uterus. Timely diagnosis and intervention may prevent long-term sequelae. METHODS: This report presents an unusual case of nonpuerperal uterine inversion which was diagnosed 14 months after an uneventful ...
Kennedy, David D.
Division of Wildlife Resources Migratory Bird Section, Periodic Report No. 5
Thornburg, Dennis D.
Division of Wildlife Resources Migratory Bird Section, Periodic Report No. 27
Kang Woo Dae - - 2009
Vaginal evisceration is a rare complication after a hysterectomy, especially a radical hysterectomy. Up to now, there have only been three cases of transvaginal evisceration after radical hysterectomy reported in the English literature. We report one case of transvaginal evisceration occurring after radical hysterectomy and adjuvant radiotherapy for stage IIA ...
Graham K J - - 2009
A 48-year-old, multiparous, female hybrid orang-utan (Pongo abelii/pygmaeus) was investigated after a 3-year history of irregular and excessively heavy menstrual bleeding. Opportunistic pelvic examinations over a 2.5-year period were non-diagnostic. Medical therapy was not effective. A subtotal hysterectomy with bilateral salpingo-ovariectomy was performed. A pedunculated mass spanning 90% of the ...
Gunusen Ilkben - - 2009
Polymyositis which is a rare disease both in general population and in pregnancy is systemic connective tissue disorder characterized by inflammation and degeneration of muscles. There is only a little information relating to the anesthetic management of a pregnant woman with polymyositis. In this article, we present anesthetic management of ...
Rosa-E-Silva Julio César - - 2009
Endometrial ossification is an uncommon disease related to secondary infertility and its etiology and pathogenesis are controversial. More than 80% of reported cases occur after pregnancy. A 33-year-old Caucasian woman was admitted with a history of secondary infertility and with a regular menstrual cycle. She reported a miscarriage at 12 ...
Akinbiyi Amos A - - 2009
Introduction. We presented two cases of late presentation of ovarian vein thrombosis postpartum following vaginal delivery and cesarean section within a short period in our institution. Both of them had pelvic pain following their deliveries which was associated with fever and chills. One of them was quite a big-sized thrombophlebitic ...
Krishnan B - - 2009
Sialolithiasis is one of the most common diseases of the salivary gland. The submandibular gland and its duct appear to be the most susceptible. However, giant sialoliths have rarely been reported in the literature. Two case reports of giant sialoliths in the submandibular duct alone are presented. In both patients, ...
Iizuka Y - - 2008
A rare case of de novo formation of dural and osteodural arteriovenous fistulas after encephalitis is presented. We review and discuss the etiological angiogenetic factors and processes in intracranial dural arteriovenous fistulas formation. Local tissue hypoxia may have played a role in the initial step causing sprouting angiogenesis as the ...
Huang C C - - 2008
Primary plasmacytoma of the uterine cervix is a rare neoplasm with limited known data, and only several cases sporadically reported in the published literature. Radiotherapy might have a role in the treatment of plasmacytoma of the uterine cervix. We describe primary plasmacytoma of the uterine cervix in a 45-year-old woman ...
Dhulkotia Jaya Saxena - - 2009
INTRODUCTION: Following the introduction of haemostatic agents, new opportunities are available when facing problematic bleeding. We report the first case of traumatic postpartum hemorrhage successfully controlled with a fibrin sealant. CASE PRESENTATION: 26-year nulliparous patient had a rotational forceps delivery and developed multiple vaginal lacerations. Haemostasis could not be achieved ...
Kesterson Joshua P - - 2008
BACKGROUND: Rarely, endometriosis occurs in an abdominal wall scar after a cesarean delivery. CASE: This case report summarizes the presentation, diagnosis and treatment of a woman with an abdominal wall endometrioma within a cesarean delivery skin incision scar. CONCLUSION: An abdominal wall endometrioma needs to be considered in the differential ...
Deffieux Xavier - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: To report on the efficacy and safety of infracoccygeal sacropexy for the treatment of uterovaginal prolapse. METHOD: A retrospective analysis of 87 women who underwent an infracoccygeal sacropexy procedure, 53 receiving a multifilament and 34 receiving a monofilament tape. RESULTS: The mean follow-up was 27 months. Postoperative perineal pain ...
Ahmad Zubair - - 2008
BACKGROUND: The correlation of intra-operative frozen section diagnosis with final diagnosis on permanent sections is an integral part of quality assurance in surgical pathology laboratories. However, there is scant data on this topic from Pakistan. Similarly, no local study has looked at frozen section turnaround times. AIMS AND OBJECTIVES: To ...
Woodmansey Karl - - 2008
Barodontalgia is a rarely reported condition involving changes in ambient pressure resulting in tooth pain. According to Ferjentsik and Aker, Class II barodontalgia is observed in teeth that have pre-existing pulpal disease and an ultimate diagnosis of irreversible pulpitis.1 This article describes a case of Class II barodontalgia that was ...
Jurus Derek - - 2009
Vaginal evisceration of the bowel is a rare and life-threatening complication of gynecologic surgery; recurrence is even more rare. Most cases in the literature discuss primary closure of the dehisced vaginal cuff with delayed absorbable sutures via a vaginal, abdominal, or laparoscopic approach. The case presented here is of a ...
Nohira Tomoyoshi - - 2008
Postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) is a life-threatening emergency in obstetrics. Although recombinant activated factor VII (rFVIIa) has become used for the treatment of some cases of massive hemorrhage, its applications in the field of obstetrics are still limited. We describe a case of successful treatment with rFVIIa for PPH due to ...
Buford Christopher - - 2008
A challenge has recently been levelled against the legal and/or moral legitimacy of some advance directives. It has been argued that in certain cases an advance directive carries no weight in a decision on whether to withhold treatment, since the individual in the debilitating state is not the same person ...
Wise Arlene - - 2008
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Haemorrhage remains a cause of significant maternal morbidity and mortality. This review summarizes the prevention, management and treatment of obstetric haemorrhage and highlights recent advances and developments. RECENT FINDINGS: Postpartum haemorrhage is the most common cause of major obstetric haemorrhage and is usually due to uterine atony. ...
Lopes-Costa P V - - 2008
Myiasis is the infestation of the tissues of vertebrate animals by the larvae of flies (maggots). As the condition generally occurs in exposed areas of the body, genital myiasis is a rare condition, and myiasis of the uterine cavity is even rarer, only one case having been previously described in ...
Medema Titia Jolenta - - 2008
OBJECTIVE: To report a case of a previously unknown anomaly of the uterus in a patient suffering from primary infertility. DESIGN: Case report. SETTING: University Medical Center. PATIENT(S): A woman with a tricavitated uterus. INTERVENTION(S): During laparotomy both spherical structures and tubes were removed. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURE(S): Hysterosalpingography showed nonpatent ...
Miljkovic N D - - 2008
OBJECTIVE: As adult cartilage has very limited potential to regenerate, cartilage repair is challenging. Available treatments have several disadvantages, including formation of fibrocartilage instead of hyaline-like cartilage, as well as eventual ossification of the newly formed tissue. The focus of this review is the application of bone morphogenetic protein-4 (BMP-4) ...
Heetkamp Anouk - - 2008
Thirteen patients after hemipelvectomy and subsequent delivery of 18 living children are presented in the literature. Pregnancy following this radical surgical procedure is rare. In modern medicine there will be a place for patients who underwent such a procedure and have a wish for children. We present an additional case ...
Bayraktaroglu T - - 2008
OBJECTIVES: We aimed to present a case of Sheehan's syndrome associated with Glanzmann's thrombasthenia. CASE REPORT: A 41-year-old-woman presented with hemorrhagic diathesis needed blood transfusions occasionally during her life-time. In the course of her second delivery, four units of whole blood transfusion were required to control profuse uterine bleeding and ...
Airede Lydia R - - 2008
Postpartum haemorrhage (PPH) is the most common cause of maternal mortality globally. In about 50% of cases PPH is due to uterine atony. When conservative and medical methods of treating PPH due to uterine atony fail, surgical intervention is required to save the woman's life. As an alternative in such ...
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