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Javed Saqib S Salford Royal Hospital, Stott Lane, Salford, M6 8HD, UK. - - 2012
Population-based screening studies suggest an overall prevalence of coeliac disease in Western populations of about 1%. A variety of neurological problems have been associated with coeliac disease occurring in up to 10% of cases of adult coeliac disease. We report an interesting case of a patient with coeliac disease who ...
Tierney Stephanie - - 2012
Individuals of South Asian descent have a high prevalence of comorbidities that are risk factors for the development of heart failure (HF), including diabetes mellitus and metabolic syndrome. However, little is known about the prevalence of HF, its management and prognosis for this population compared to Caucasians. Therefore, a literature ...
Jiang Bin - - 2012
ABSTRACT: Synovial chondromatosis (SC) of the temporomandibular joint is a rare benign lesion that can extend to the adjacent bony tissue. Most studies in the literature reported cases of SC of the temporomandibular joint with extension to the skull base, but there has been no report of intracranial extension through ...
Milupi M - - 2012
Increasing numbers of cases of neonatal influenza A/H1N1/2009 are being reported in the literature but there are no specific guidelines on outbreak management. We report an outbreak of influenza A/H1N1/2009 in a newborn intensive care unit in a large district general hospital. The index case probably acquired the infection from ...
Zhang Hong Kai - - 2012
INTRODUCTION: Atypical polypoid adenomyoma (APA) is an uncommon uterine tumor which is composed of atypical endometrial glands and cellular smooth-muscle stroma. At present APA is categorized as a benign lesion and treated conservatively in the literatures. However, there are also several cases reported that progressed to endometrial endometrioid adenocarcinoma (EEC) ...
Ubelaker Douglas H - - 2012
  Research indicates that considerable bilateral asymmetry exists in the skeletons of primates, including humans. The published literature suggests that although this asymmetry may be influenced by handedness, it reflects other factors as well. Although exact statistics of handedness in the modern population are not available because definitions of handedness ...
Dowling C M - - 2012
INTRODUCTION: Paratesticular tumours are rare. Rhabdomyosarcomas are the commonest malignant paratesticular tumours although tumours can arise from any paratesticular structure. Here we report a case of a primary paratesticular seminoma and a review of the literature. PRESENTATION OF CASE: A 42 year old man presented with a right scrotal mass. ...
London Vanessa - - 2012
AimsComplex or composite adnexal tumours of the skin (CATS) are unusual neoplasms composed of two or more histopathologically distinct subtypes of appendageal neoplasms coexisting in a single cutaneous lesion. The authors report three examples of CATS, review literature and discuss their probable histogenesis.Methods and resultsOf the three tumours described, one ...
Ryu Kyoung Min - - 2012
A 52-year-old woman presented with bulging of the anterior chest wall. The computed tomographic scan revealed an expansive localized mass based on the sternal manubrium. The patient was successfully treated with en bloc radical resection and reconstruction with clear resection margin. Histopathologic examination of the surgical specimen confirmed the diagnosis ...
Ioannidis O - - 2012
Pseudomyxoma peritonei is a rare clinical condition that is characterized by the presence of mucinous ascitis. It is believed to originate predominately from a mucinous neoplasm of the appendix including a heterogeneous group of tumours ranging from indolentto malignant. It was first described in the late 19th century. Pseudomyxoma retroperitonei ...
Furudate Sadanori - - 2012
Phaeohyphomycosis (PHM) is a rare, deep fungal infection of the skin and subcutaneous tissues caused by dematiaceous fungi. In this report, we describe a case of PHM caused by Phaeoacremonium rubrigenum, which is generally known to infect woody plants. We detected the gray-blackish villi by biopsy culture material, and slide ...
Polguj M - - 2012
During dissection of a 75-year-old Caucasian female cadaver, a trifid superior transverse scapular ligament (STSL) was found. The suprascapular nerve and vessels ran inferior to the STSL though the suprascapular notch. Measurements of the structures of the suprascapular region were taken using two complementary but independent methods: a classical method ...
Burke F J Trevor - - 2012
Ozone, either in gaseous form or as ozonated water, has been available for use as a treatment for dental caries for a decade. This paper reviews the literature on the subject by examining the findings of publications in the peer review literature. Eighteen papers were identified by a literature search. ...
Maglio R - - 2012
We report a case of adenocarcinoma of the duodenojejunal angle and remark the rarity of this pathology, the difficulty of diagnosis and treatment peculiar to tumours of the duodenum. Thise rare tumour ischaracterized by polymorphic and non specific symptomatology. The possible therapy is surgery. Radio and chemotherapy don't significantly improve ...
Marsden N J - - 2012
Despite being one of the rarest congenital upper limb abnormalities, a wide spectrum of the typical mirror hand has been described in the literature. We report a very interesting case of a new variant of mirror hand presenting in a 78-year-old man. The unique features of the case include the ...
Takai Keisuke - - 2012
Object Spinal arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) are classified into types according to anatomical characteristics: dural arteriovenous fistulas (AVFs), intramedullary AVMs, perimedullary AVFs, and extradural AVFs. Spinal extradural AVFs are much rarer than other types of spinal AVMs, and the available literature on this clinical entity has been based only on case ...
Fidan Vural - - 2012
ABSTRACT: Pneumatizated turbinates are named as concha bullosa in the literature. Concha bullosa is a frequently seen variation of the middle and superior turbinates. But concha bullosa in the inferior turbinate is rarely seen. But pneumatization of all turbinates in a person has not been published yet. Here is a ...
De Luca Jacqueline F - - 2012
Olympic athletes are vulnerable to traumatic, environmental and infectious skin manifestations. Although dermatological complaints are frequent among Olympians, there is a scarcity of literature that reviews sports-related dermatoses among Olympic athletes. A comprehensive review of PREMEDLINE and MEDLINE searches of all available literature through to January 2011 was conducted, focusing ...
Hosseini Mohammad Mehdi - - 2012
Solitary Neurofibroma of the scrotum is an extremely rare benign tumor, particularly when it is not associated with neurofibromatosis type I. To the best of our knowledge, less than 10 cases have been reported in the English literature. Herein, we report a 52-year-old man with the diagnosis of scrotal solitary ...
Arbesman Marian - - 2012
Systematic reviews of the literature relevant to community-dwelling older adults are important to the practice of occupational therapy. We describe the four questions that served as the focus for the systematic reviews of the effectiveness of occupational therapy interventions for older adults living in the community. This article includes the ...
Salunke Pravin - - 2012
The management of cerebellopontine angle (CPA) ependymoma in children below 3 years of age is challenging. In addition to the rare occurrence of disease, the difficulty also lies in achieving gross total resection and providing radiotherapy in this subset of patients. We describe a case of CPA ependymoma in a ...
Salazar Ramón - - 2012
Undifferentiated large cell carcinoma is a rare entity in esophageal cancer and very few data are available in the literature on this uncommon histological subtype. We report a case of a 58-year-old Caucasian male previously treated with cisplatin/5-fluorouracil, docetaxel and carboplatin/plitidepsin who received treatment with a novel antitumor agent, Irvalec ...
Popadic Svetlana - - 2012
Congenital self-healing Langerhans cell histiocytosis (CSHLCH), also called as Hashimoto-Pritzker disease, is a rare, benign variant of histiocytosis. Despite the initial dramatic clinical presentation, affected infants are otherwise healthy and skin lesions disappear spontaneously within several weeks to months. We present a case of CSHLCH presenting as blueberry muffin baby. ...
Kota Sunil Kumar - - 2012
We report a 17-year-old girl evaluated for primary amenorrhea. Cytogenetic analysis of the peripheral blood lymphocytes revealed normal autosomes with 46X inv (Y) confirming the diagnosis of Turner's syndrome with Y cell line. Treatment was initiated with conjugated estrogen while recommending bilateral prophylactic oophorectomy to the patient. One year later ...
Adamu Ibrahim - - 2012
Splenic rupture and intracranial haemorrhage are life-threatening conditions infrequently encountered in neonates without history of birth trauma. External manifestations of birth trauma; namely, capput succadeneum and cephalhematoma, when present raise suspicions for more serious intracranial or visceral damage. Rupture of normal spleen without an obvious source of trauma in haemophilic ...
Abduo Jaafar - - 2012
Objective: To review all the literature investigating the implications of increasing the vertical dimension of occlusion (VDO). Method and Materials: A comprehensive electronic search was conducted through PubMed with the aid of Boolean operators to combine the following key words: "occlusal vertical dimension," "increasing vertical dimension," "bite raising," "occlusal space," ...
Casale M - - 2012
We present an additional very rare case of a congenital tympanic membrane cholesteatoma (CTMC) in the adult. Case report and literature review of CTMC. A 54-year old man was referred to us by his primary care physician who noted a white mass on the right tympanic membrane without prior history ...
Kravarusic Dragan - - 2012
Perineal hernias (pelvic floor hernias) are extremely rare occurring through defects in musculature of the pelvic floor. This report presents a successfully treated case of primary perineal hernia and takes a review of the existing literature. The case of a 14-month-old girl with a great perineal hernia is presented. Diagnosis ...
Yasumatsu Ryuji - - 2012
Malignant neoplasms occurring from the trachea are extremely rare. Therefore, their clinical characteristics and surgical results have not been thoroughly discussed. These tumors are often misdiagnosed and treated as bronchial asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. It is critically important to probe the cause-effect relationship between the medical presentations and ...
Sinha Manish Kumar - - 2012
Endogenous endophthalmitis is a rare but serious condition that occurs when bacteria cross the blood-ocular barrier and multiply within the eye. We provide a literature review of Salmonella endogenous endophthalmitis by reviewing eight reported cases and integrating this with our experience of one case in which a four-year-old child presented ...
Rodriguez April L AL Department of Surgery, Section of Vascular Surgery, Conrad Jobst Vascular Research Laboratories, School of Medicine, University of Michigan, 1150 W. Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, - - 2012
Venous thromboembolism (VTE) includes both deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism. The 2009 JUPITER trial showed a significant decrease in DVT in non-hyperlipidemic patients, with elevated C-reactive protein (CRP) levels, treated with rosuvastatin. The effects of statins on thrombosis are unclear, prompting this literature review. A literature search was ...
Good Melissa - - 2012
Endodontic lubricants, irrigants and medicaments help prepare and disinfect root canal systems (RCS) but primary and secondary cases involve different microbes and therefore it is unlikely that one protocol will be effective for both case types. Each individual 'solution' or sequence of'solutions' could play a significant role in each case ...
Marcinow Anna M - - 2012
Intraosseous hemangiomas are rare. We report the case of a 47-year-old man who presented with a gradually enlarging left zygomatic mass that had caused pain, deformity, and superficial soft-tissue swelling. Computed tomography revealed a well-circumscribed 2.0 × 2.5-cm mass with a ground-glass matrix in the left zygoma. Following surgical excision, ...
Marot J-C JC Department of Internal Medecine and Infectious Diseases, Cliniques Universitaires St - - 2012
Tigecycline (formerly CAR-936, Tygacyl) is the first glycylcycline antibiotic available for clinical use. It has an expanded broad-spectrum antibiotic activity. Phase III studies have identified gastrointestinal side-effects, especially nausea and vomiting, as the most common adverse events. Few cases of acute pancreatitis (AP) have been described in the literature. We ...
Kallala R - - 2012
Extraskeletal Ewing sarcoma (EES) is a rare soft tissue neoplasm of primitive mesenchymal cells. There is a scarcity of data on EES involving the head and neck, with studies being over years or even decades. We are the first to report a case of EES involving the carotid artery and ...
Gropper Adrienne B - - 2012
Although primary basal cell carcinoma (BCC) represents an extremely common malignancy, metastases derived from BCC are exceedingly rare. The prognosis for metastatic BCC is poor, and little consensus exists regarding predictive factors or optimal treatment strategies. Here, we present the case of a 63-year-old man with BCC of the neck ...
Aziz Shahid R - - 2012
It is rare for surgeons in the United States to perform primary repair of a cleft lip on an adult. However, in developing nations with limited specialized health care, late presentation for primary cheiloplasty occurs due to limitations in access to care, lack of awareness of treatment availability, and inability ...
Uzunkulao─člu Hakk - - 2012
ABSTRACT: Oncocytomas are rare tumors in the head and neck region. They occur commonly in salivary glands, especially in parotid glands. The prevalence is 0.5% to 1.2% in parotideal neoplasms. Oncocytomas rarely occur bilaterally. To our knowledge, only 20 cases were reported in the literature. A case with bilateral oncocytoma ...
Stamelou Maria - - 2012
Dystonia is considered one of the classical features of corticobasal degeneration and is reported in up to 83% in clinical, not pathologically confirmed, series. Here, we aimed to establish the frequency and the clinical characteristics of dystonia in CBD by reviewing the literature on 404 pathologically proven cases. Further, we ...
Dhingra Sadhna - - 2012
Myopericytoma arising in the visceral organs is rare and only 1 case of renal myopericytoma has been reported in the literature to date. We report the second case of myopericytoma arising in the kidney in a 40-year-old Hispanic woman who presented with pain on the left side of the abdomen ...
Herrera Fernando Antonio - - 2012
Improved techniques in microvascular surgery over the last several decades have led to the increased use of free tissue transfers as a mode of reconstructing difficult problems with a high success rate. However, undiagnosed thrombophilias have been associated with microsurgery free flap failures. We present a case of successful free ...
Berry Mg - - 2012
Despite its ubiquity in cosmetic circles and broad general awareness, a literature search of botulinum neurotoxin in JPRAS and BJPS yielded a mere 4 articles germane to cosmesis. A pair each detailing its application in masseteric hypertrophy(1,2) and the use of cryoanalgesia.(3,4) Given that botulinum neurotoxin A is the most ...
Saha Suman - - 2012
A case report and review of literature is reported of a rare case of fungal keratitis from eastern India. A 32-year-old woman with a history of vegetative trauma presented with keratitis in left eye. Microbiological examination of corneal scraping showed refractile hyphae with aseptate branching filaments and black pigmented colonies ...
Capel Cyrille - - 2012
Neurosurgeons use ventricular veins during an endoscopic third ventriculocisternostomy as landmark to progress in ventricles. In the current literature, there is lack of detailed intraventricular venous anatomy. Majority of those papers treats Monro's foramen venous variations. There are no data of third ventricle venous anatomy and variations in the literature. ...
Ghosal Nandita - - 2012
We present 2 rare cases of mixed schwannoma with meningioma. The first case was sporadic, in a 38-year-old female in cervical spine (C2). The second case was a 24-year-old female, associated with NF-2, involving bilateral cerebellopontine angle with extension into the left cavernous sinus, sellar region with erosion of the ...
Kirmizis Dimitrios - - 2012
A well-functioning vascular access is the cornerstone for an optimal hemodialysis treatment and an issue of major importance for the outcome of patients on chronic hemodialysis. Over the last few years reports supporting the aspect that mechanisms involved in vascular access malfunction are genetically controlled have been published. Triggered by ...
Li Chao - - 2012
Angiosarcoma arising in a schwannoma is extremely rare with only eleven cases having been reported in the English literature. We describe here three further cases occurring in adult males with a pre-existing longstanding schwannoma. The tumor arose each from the vagus, ischiadic and adrenergic nerve respectively. None of the patients ...
Pongmoragot Jitphapa - - 2012
Bilateral infarction of the medial medulla (MMI) is rare. Limited information is available on clinical characteristics, etiology, and prognosis. High-resolution neuroimaging has a major role in elucidating the underlying stroke mechanism. The aim of this systematic review was to analyze the clinical presentations, stroke mechanisms, and outcomes in patients with ...
Stimec Bojan V - - 2012
The medial coracoclavicular ligament (MCCL), up to now rarely reported in the literature, was studied in a formol-fixed cadaver by means of dissection, morphometry, and light microscopy. This entity represents a true ligament within the coracoclavicular fascia. Although longer and narrower than its lateral counterpart, the medial coracoclavicular ligament follows ...
Martetschläger Frank - - 2012
For many years, coracoid impingement has been a well-recognized cause of anterior shoulder pain. However, a precise diagnosis of coracoid impingement remains difficult in some cases due to the presence of multifactorial pathologies and a paucity of supporting evidence in the literature. This review provides an update on the current ...
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