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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 ...
Includes bibliographical references.
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 ...
Nasr Ayman O - - 2005
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to discuss the treatment of a case of spontaneous intestinal herniation per vagina in a patient who had undergone previous transabdominal hysterectomy and to review the related literature. STUDY DESIGN: A computer-based search of the English literature from January 1900 to October 2004 ...
Costa Maria A - - 2005
BACKGROUND: Placental bed subinvolution is an underestimated cause of severe, late-onset postpartum hemorrhage. CASE: A case of placental bed subinvolution caused abnormal uterine bleeding in the late postpartum period. Because of difficulties in establishing the diagnosis, massive, intractable and life-threatening uterine hemorrhage occurred, leading to hysterectomy. CONCLUSION: Early recognition of ...
Wei Eric X - - 2005
The female genital system is rarely affected in von Recklinghausen neurofibromatosis. The vulva is the most frequent genital location, but vaginal, cervical, uterine, and ovarian neurofibromas have rarely been reported. We describe a case of plexiform neurofibroma affecting the uterine cervix in a patient with chronic pelvic pain and menorrhagia ...
Lupovitch Aaron - - 2005
INTRODUCTION: Inversion of the uterus associated with a uterine sarcoma is extremely rare with only 17 cases reported since 1887, so that its clinical presentation and appearance at laparotomy may be confusing. CASE: A 26-year-old woman presented with a vaginal mass and bleeding. At laparotomy, her uterus appeared depressed or ...
Sinha P - - 2005
The incidence of placenta praevia and accreta has been increasing with rising caesarean section rates. We highlight the increasing incidence of severe post-partum haemorrhage due to placenta accreta. Four cases occurred within 3 years (2002--2004) in a small District General Hospital (DGH) with a delivery rate of 1,800 per year. ...
O'Mahony Fidelma - - 2005
OBJECTIVE: To review delivery details of intrapartum-related fetal and neonatal deaths with singleton cephalic presentation and birthweight of 2500 g or more in which traumatic cranial or cervical spine injury or substantial difficulty at delivery of the head was a dominant feature. DESIGN: Review of freestyle summary reports and standard ...
Nishijima Koji - - 2005
BACKGROUND: Control of bleeding is the goal of management for placenta accreta, which usually necessitates hysterectomy. A Committee Opinion of The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) has addressed the difficulties of conservative treatments. CASES: Placentas of 2 primiparous women with placenta accreta were removed operatively from their uteri. ...
Yüce Kunter - - 2005
Transvaginal bowel evisceration following either vaginal or abdominal gynecologic operations is a very rare complication. Furthermore, vaginal cuff rupture with the prolapse of the small bowel through the vagina during sexual intercourse after abdominal hysterectomy in a premenopausal woman is even more rare. However, regardless of the etiology, transvaginal evisceration ...
Atug Fatih - - 2005
The incidence of cesarean sections has increased radically worldwide in the second half of the 20th century, especially in developing countries. Generally, a trial of labor after a cesarean section is safely accepted. However, a trial of labor may lead to serious complications, including unpredicted ones, such as rupture of ...
Roman Horace - - 2005
OBJECTIVE: To report a case of major intrauterine synechiae associated with ovarian function failure secondary to uterine devascularization. DESIGN: Case report. SETTING: Departments of gynecology and obstetrics in two hospitals in France. PATIENT(S): A 29-year-old woman, para 1, presenting severe postpartum hemorrhage. INTERVENTION(S): Bilateral uterine, round ligament, utero-ovarian, and ovarian ...
Amanie J - - 2005
BACKGROUND: Noncontiguous vaginal metastasis is rare in cervical cancer and is usually reported in the context of traumatic implantation. Traumatic vaginal implantation of cervical carcinoma has been documented in episiotomy, port site, or incision scars. CASE: We report the only case in the literature with vaginal metastasis associated with traumatic ...
Albayrak Selami - - 2005
Vaginal atresia is a rare congenital anomaly. Patients with this pathology commonly present with amenorrhea, or an inability to have sexual intercourse. A dorsal urethral wall incision was performed in a woman who complained of difficulty with coitus. Her gynecologist intended to expand the vagina, thinking the diagnosis was a ...
Sheikh Salwa S - - 2005
A 40-year-old woman, gravida 9, with seven healthy children and a history of one abortion (p 7 + 1), presented at 18 weeks of gestation with fever and malodorous vaginal discharge. Ultrasound revealed a macerated fetus. The placenta showed acute chorioamnionitis and acute villitis with microabscess formation. Blood and vaginal ...
Stuart-Smith S E - - 2005
To determine the role of Perls' staining in bone marrow trephine biopsy sections. The haemosiderin content of 155 Perls' stained, formic acid decalcified trephine biopsy sections was assessed and compared with Perls' stained aspirate samples in 105 cases and haematoxylin and eosin (H&E) stained biopsy sections in all cases. An ...
Oláh K S - - 2005
During a 5-year period there were 32 cases where the vaginal assessment performed by a specialist registrar in the second stage of labour was re-assessed within 15 minutes by a consultant obstetrician. The examination was prompted by a request for permission to perform a caesarean section in the second stage ...
Hare A A - - 2005
This review summarises the 70 pregnancies reported following endometrial ablation by various techniques, including a those in a case report from the authors' own experience. Thirty-one viable pregnancies resulted, with a high proportion of complications. These included a perinatal mortality rate of 12.9% (4 cases), and an overall prematurity rate ...
Csete K - - 2005
In rape against youthful girls which yields pregnancy after the abortion DNA examinations can be performed from the aborted foetal material to provide evidence of paternity of the suspect. In our present work we demonstrate six cases: four of them are rape cases and two where the mother abandoned her ...
Coulon Capucine - - 2005
Prolapse of a neovagina created in patients with congenital vaginal aplasia is rare. A 55-year-old woman with a neovagina was referred for management of complete prolapse and stress urinary incontinence. At the age of 19 she had undergone surgery for creation of a neovagina using the labia minora. She accepted ...
Lipari Christopher W - - 2005
BACKGROUND: Uterine arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) are rare entities that have been documented in a wide age range. Several treatment modalities have been highlighted in the literature. Uterine artery embolization appears to be effective therapy for select cases. Embolization provides an alternative to hysterectomy and the potential for future fertility. To ...
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