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Kesterson Joshua - - 2007
BACKGROUND: Amenorrhea resulting from crushing trauma of the pelvis is exceptionally rare. The purpose of this case report is to describe the diagnosis of and successful surgical correction of traumatic separation of the cervix from the uterine corpus. CASE: A nulligravida presented with a complaint of secondary amenorrhea after a ...
Samieh-Tucker A - - 2007
We describe a 30-year-old parturient with acute generalised pustular psoriasis who presented for urgent caesarean section. A multidisciplinary team was involved and general anaesthesia was used successfully. Management of this condition is discussed and the literature reviewed. While generalised pustular psoriasis or impetigo herpetiformis is well recognised in pregnancy, it ...
Sant'Anna G M - - 2007
The case of a term, male neonate (birthweight 3785g) with cephalic presentation, Caesarean-section (C-section) delivery, and failure to thrive is reported. The infant presented with generalized hypotonia and respiratory failure immediately following birth. An initial diagnosis of hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy was made. However, ventilator dependency and slow recovery of generalized tonus ...
Srivastava G - - 2007
Ogilvies syndrome (OS) is a rare condition in obstetrics but occurs most commonly after caesarean section. Mortality rates from OS can be as high as 36-50% when bowel perforation or ischemia develops which highlights the early recognition of this condition. Early diagnosis is therefore essential to prevent serious morbidity and ...
Pollio Fabrizio - - 2007
A case of secondary postpartum hemorrhage that occurred 3 weeks after cesarean section requiring total abdominal hysterectomy is reported. The patient's history and pathologic features of the removed uterus did not allow the authors to clearly recognize a previous reported cause of this potentially life-threatening complication. Alternative causes of the ...
Sahai-Srivastava Soma - - 2007
BACKGROUND: Peroneal neuropathy has been well described in the literature, but few cases have been reported of bilateral peroneal neuropathy as a complication of normal childbirth. Most reported cases are due to prolonged squatting during childbirth, which is prevalent in certain countries. CASE REPORT: A 30-year-old woman developed bilateral footdrop ...
Dabelea Victor - - 2007
This article reviews our experience with the use of intrauterine tamponade with balloon catheters in the management of severe postpartum hemorrhage. This is a case series report of 23 patients with postpartum hemorrhage unresponsive to medical therapy managed with intrauterine balloon tamponade. We identified these patients by International Classification of ...
Sequeira E - - 2007
Acute puerperal uterine inversion is a rare but potentially fatal obstetric emergency in which the uterine fundus collapses into the uterine cavity. Maternal mortality is high unless the condition is recognised and quickly corrected. The duration of time elapsed from moment of diagnosis to that of correction, along with rapid ...
Abu Jafaru - - 2007
BACKGROUND: Endometrial adenosarcoma is a rare tumor first described by Clement and Scully in 1974. It consists of benign or atypical neoplastic glands within a sarcomatous stroma and represents approximately 8% of all uterine sarcomas. Patients of a variety of ages are affected: the largest series reported 100 cases in ...
Coles M S - - 2007
An 18-yr-old female presented to her local pediatric clinic with a 4-day history of vaginal bleeding and cramping. She reported sexual activity with last coitus two weeks prior and intermittent condom usage. Examination revealed blood in the vaginal vault and a 4- to 5-cm uterus, slightly tender to palpation. Urine ...
Lo Keith W K - - 2007
Fallopian tube prolapse is an unusual complication after hysterectomy. Different surgical options have been proposed, including abdominal, vaginal, and combined laparoscopic approaches, with partial or complete salpingectomy. This article presents experience in the management of 7 cases of fallopian tube prolapse with different surgical approaches according to the characteristics of ...
Chin Arnold I - - 2007
Cyclical hematuria is an unusual presentation of a müllerian fusion anomaly. We report a patient with transverse vaginal septum and menstruation by way of the lower urinary tract because of a vesical-vaginal communication. A defect of vertical fusion, transverse vaginal septum results from failure of canalization of the vaginal plate. ...
Lin Li-Mei - - 2007
BACKGROUND: Primary vaginal clear cell adenocarcinoma (CCA) is a rare gynecological malignancy occurring predominantly in young females with a history of diethylstilbestrol exposure in utero. Vaginal CCA commonly metastasizes to the lungs and the supraclavicular lymph nodes; however we present a rare case of diethylstilbestrol-induced vaginal CCA with cerebral metastases. ...
Livingston Sharee L - - 2007
BACKGROUND: Uterine inversion is a rare complication of vaginal delivery. When chronic inversion is encountered it is often associated with benign or malignant tumors of the uterus. Management of chronic uterine inversion may require several standard techniques before reversion is accomplished. CASE: A woman presented with chronic vaginal bleeding 14 ...
Jain A - - 2007
As sex reassignment surgeries become common and advanced, doctors are more likely to encounter cases with 'different' anatomy. Due to variations in examination and management as compared with non-transsexual patients, these cases generally prove challenging to the physicians. We present a case of recurrent bacterial vaginosis (BV) of neovagina in ...
Koifman Arie - - 2007
We present a case of a 24-year old, otherwise healthy, primigravida that was admitted at term with severe abdominal pain, hemoperitoneum, hypovolemic shock and severe fetal bradycardia. There was no history of abdominal trauma. Due to suspected fetal distress and placental abruption an emergency cesarean section was performed. Careful exploration ...
Basu Maya - - 2007
In this case report, we discuss two cases of the successful use of the tension-free vaginal tape (TVT) to treat women with detrusor overactivity (DO) but no evidence of urodynamic stress incontinence (USI). The use of the TVT for the treatment of DO has been evaluated in a small number ...
Kayastha Sanita - - 2006
This was a prospective study, conducted to analyze the intraoperative complications, postoperative morbidities and complications between abdominal and vaginal hysterectomy. This study was carried out on 100 patients (50 cases abdominal and 50 cases vaginal hysterectomy), in Services Hospital, Lahore in the year 2002 from April to December. Among the ...
Ziebarth Angela - - 2007
OBJECTIVE: To report delayed diagnosis in two cases because of subtle manifestations of partially obstructive müllerian anomalies. DESIGN: Case report. SETTING: Academic medical center. PATIENT(S): The first case is a 30-year-old woman who was seen initially with irregular vaginal bleeding, dysmenorrhea, and dyspareunia. On physical examination she was noted to ...
Smorgick Noam - - 2007
BACKGROUND: Ureaplasma urealyticum is the most common pathogen cultured from the amniotic cavity of women with preterm labor and intact membranes. However, experience with antibiotic eradication of the pathogen in this setting is limited. CASE: We report a case of U. urealyticum isolation from the amniotic cavity of a woman ...
Cortés-Charry Rafael - - 2006
OBJECTIVE: To analyze the clinical trends of gestational trophoblastic neoplasia (GTN) at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hospital Universitario de Caracas (HUC). STUDY DESIGN: A medical record review was performed of epidemiologic, clinical and diagnostic features of 25 cases of GTN at HUC from 1997 to 2004. RESULTS: During ...
Cohen Henry - - 2006
PURPOSE: Guidelines for writing patient case reports, with a focus on medication-related reports, are provided. SUMMARY: The format of a patient case report encompasses the following five sections: an abstract, an introduction and objective that contain a literature review, a description of the case report, a discussion that includes a ...
Weydert Jamie A - - 2006
CONTEXT: Subinvolution of the placental site is an anatomic cause of delayed postpartum uterine bleeding that may be underrecognized by general surgical pathologists. OBJECTIVE: To review the physiology of uteroplacental arterial development and normal postpartum involution, and to present the characteristic clinical and histopathologic features of subinvolution. DATA SOURCES: Literature ...
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Nwanodi Oroma - - 2006
Only six cases of spontaneous, unilateral, triplet ectopic gestations have previously been reported. We now present a seventh case. The patient's prior obstetrical history was significant for a term stillbirth and a term cesarean section for breech. Quantitative betahCG was normal for gestational age; however, the increased trophoblastic mass of ...
DiMarco Connice S - - 2006
Eight cases of vesicouterine fistula (VUF) (obstetrical etiology in six cases and inflammatory bowel disease in two) have been treated in the past 14 years. All six obstetrical cases were related to cesarean section. Both cases of colovesicouterine fistula presented acutely with watery vaginal discharge or fecaluria. Presenting complaints were ...
Kearn Graham C - - 2006
The elongated encased spermatophores of the capsalid (entobdelline) monogeneans Neoentobdella diadema (Monticelli, 1902) Kearn et Whittington, 2005 and N. apiocolpos (Euzet et Maillard, 1967) Kearn et Whittington, 2005 have been found attached by their proximal ends to the region of the vaginal opening, with the bulk of the spermatophore projecting ...
Picone Olivier - - 2006
BACKGROUND: We describe a case of cesarean delivery by posterior hysterotomy in a woman with uterine torsion secondary to a blocked retroverted uterus. CASE: At 28 weeks of gestation this patient's fetus was found to have club feet, initially suspected to be secondary to sacculation of the posterior uterine segment. ...
Ajdari Armand - - 2006
We highlight the fact that hydrodynamic dispersion in shallow microchannels is in most cases controlled by the width of the cross section rather than by the much thinner height of the channel. We identify the relevant time scales that separate the various regimes involved. Using the lubrication approximation, we provide ...
Sharma J B - - 2006
Uterine hemorrhage is a common problem at the time of caesarean section especially in a repeat caesarean section and when the operation is performed for placenta praevia. We present the case of a 28 year old woman undergoing a repeat emergency caesarean section for scar tenderness. She had excessive hemorrhage ...
Mildenhall D C - - 2006
Forensic palynology is a useful source of evidence in cases of violence committed in the open. A young girl was grabbed off the street, threatened and brutally raped. During the investigation the exact place of the rape became an issue. Growing around the scene identified by the victim were shrubs ...
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Yang Jeong-In - - 2006
BACKGROUND: Amniotic fluid embolism is a life-threatening complication of pregnancy accompanied by a high mortality rate. The common clinical presentation is sudden onset of dyspnea, hypotension inappropriate to the volume of blood loss, and hypoxia, followed by cardiopulmonary arrest. Recently, cases of amniotic fluid embolism with isolated coagulopathy as an ...
Meir Karen - - 2006
Renal rhabdomyosarcoma is a rare malignant mesenchymal tumor with an aggressive clinical course. We describe the case of a 39-year-old woman with a large rhabdomyosarcoma of the left kidney serendipitously discovered ultrasonographically subsequent to cesarean section. To our knowledge, this is the first reported case of renal rhabdomyosarcoma during pregnancy. ...
Kuczkowski Krzysztof M - - 2006
Placenta accreta is an abnormal adherence of the placenta to the uterine wall owing to an absent or faulty decidua basalis. The incidence of this devastating problem is increasing secondary to the increased incidence of Cesarean section. Although rare, the diagnosis of placenta accreta may lead to life-threatening complications (e.g., ...
Rooney Christopher M - - 2005
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to determine if previous cesarean section is an independent risk factor for incidental cystotomy at the time of hysterectomy. STUDY DESIGN: This is a case-controlled study that evaluated all cases of incidental cystotomy at the time of hysterectomy between January 1998 and December ...
Orlando Giuseppe - - 2005
Vaginal haemorrhage arising from varices is an exceptional complication of portal hypertension. Two cases successfully treated by transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic stent shunt are presented here. Both these patients previously had a total hysterectomy as did three out of four cases reported in the literature. Clinicians should be aware of 'vaginal ...
Sultana Nuzhat - - 2005
OBJECTIVE: To determine the accuracy of frozen section in the diagnosis of breast lump. METHODS: Frozen section diagnosis given in consecutive breast biopsies performed in 5 years in our laboratory was evaluated against the final pathology report of permanent sections. RESULTS: The Aga Khan University Hospital Lab receives more than ...
Lamyman M J - - 2005
This report describes the case of a 27 year old woman presenting at 19 weeks' gestation with epigastric pain and dysuria. Initially diagnosed with a urinary tract infection, she re-presented 10 days later with acute abdominal pain and haemoperitoneum. The diagnosis of placenta percreta was not made until laparotomy. This ...
Ch?vez-Barrios Patricia - - 2005
CONTEXT: Frozen sections for ophthalmic tissues require very precise indications. OBJECTIVE: To describe indications and procedures for frozen sections in ophthalmic pathology based on review of my experience and reports in the literature. DESIGN: Frozen sections received by the ophthalmic pathology service at The Methodist Hospital from 1996 to 2004 ...
Banu Tahmina - - 2006
Anorectal malformations are associated with other anomalies among which vaginal malformations are occasionally encountered and may go unnoticed by the primary physician. Between January 1998 and December 2003, 563 cases of anorectal malformations were managed in Pediatric Surgery Department, Chittagong Medical College & Hospital, Chittagong, Bangladesh. Among these, five cases ...
Park Y J - - 2005
Alveolar soft part sarcoma (ASPS) of the vagina is an exceptionally rare neoplasm. Furthermore, vaginal metastasis of ASPS has not been reported. A 28-year-old woman with a history of a right thigh mass diagnosed as ASPS excised 8 years ago presented to the emergency room with massive vaginal bleeding and ...
Chong Kian Mei - - 2006
Paraurethral leiomyoma is rare. This is the first reported case of a woman with a 6 x 7 x 5 cm urethral leiomyoma with profuse vaginal bleeding. The site of bleeding was identified as the anterior vaginal mucosal vein, which we subsequently electrocauterized. Enucleation of the mass was performed smoothly ...
Umobi Mark-Anthony C - - 2005
OBJECTIVE: To describe a case of an accessory uterine structure. DESIGN: Case report. SETTING: University affiliated, community-based hospital. PATIENT(S): A 35-year-old woman who presented for laparoscopic tubal sterilization. INTERVENTION(S): Laparoscopy, tubal sterilization, dye test, and excision of accessory uterine structure. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURE(S): Laparoscopic findings and resection of the anomaly. ...
Dikensoy E - - 2005
Intrauterine devices (IUDs) have been used worldwide for contraception for decades. They are easily deployed, inexpensive and one of the most reliable contraceptive methods. Though ease of placement is such that they are frequently placed by midwives in the outpatient setting in developing countries, some complications due to its misplacement ...
Sakai T - - 2005
Neurofibromatosis type 2 is an extremely rare form of neurofibromatosis characterized by central nervous system involvement with bilateral vestibular schwannomas and spinal tumors. Anesthetic management of a parturient with neurofibromatosis type 2 has not been fully reported, and the condition is challenging to obstetric anesthesiologists due to the presence of ...
Nuovo Gerard J - - 2005
The purpose of this study was to analyze the placental and neonatal tissues in fatal cases for a wide variety of infectious agents and cytokine expression. Placentas and corresponding neonatal tissues in 21 consecutive cases of idiopathic spontaneous abortion or perinatal death, before or within 2 days of birth, were ...
Wohlmuth Cinna Toy - - 2005
OBJECTIVE: To report an 8-year institutional experience in the use of the B-Lynch Suture for the management of postpartum hemorrhage (PPH). STUDY DESIGN: Cases with B-Lynch suture utilization for severe postpartum hemorrhage were identified, from March 1997 to March 2005, at White Memorial Medical Center. Case charts were reviewed, and ...
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