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Declerck Brittney K - - 2012
ABSTRACT: Endometriosis is a disease process characterized by ectopic endometrial tissue. Involvement most commonly occurs in the lower pelvis, outside the uterine cavity, but can occur elsewhere, including the skin. Cutaneous endometriosis is a rare manifestation of this disease, with decidualization occurring in a very small minority of cases, almost ...
Ally Mina S - - 2012
BACKGROUND: Mycosis fungoides (MF) is the most common cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL), accounting for almost 50% of all primary cutaneous lymphomas. The occurrence of solitary lesions, which are clinically and histopathologically indistinguishable from classic MF has been described. OBJECTIVE: We describe 15 cases of solitary MF and discuss the relationship ...
Chowdhary A - - 2012
We report Schizophyllum commune as the aetiological agent of one case each of allergic broncho-pulmonary mycosis (ABPM) and pulmonary fungal ball, and present a literature review. The fungus was characterised by clamp connections, hyphal spicules, and formation of basidiocarps with basidiospores. The phenotypic identification was confirmed by sequencing of the ...
Aygun Canan - - 2012
We report on a patient with Sedaghatian type spondylometaphyseal dysplasia (SSMD) who presented with metaphyseal dysplasia, congenital atrioventricular block, simplified gyral pattern, hypogenesis of corpus callosum, and severe cerebellar hypoplasia. We want to emphasize that in this rare congenital lethal skeletal dysplasia with unknown etiology, central nervous system malformations might ...
Horsboel T A - - 2012
HORSBOEL T.A., DE THURAH A., NIELSEN B. & NIELSEN C.V. (2012) European Journal of Cancer Care Factors associated with work outcome for survivors from haematological malignancies - a systematic literature review Recent years have seen a growing number of survivors from haematological malignancies. As biology and treatment for these malignancies ...
Yamashita Hiroyuki - - 2012
An association between thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) and Sjögren's syndrome (SS) is rare. This is the first report of two patients with TTP who had inhibitory autoantibodies to ADAMTS13 (a disintegrin-like and metalloprotease with thrombospondin type 1 repeats) complicating primary SS. A rapid diagnosis of TTP, which is a potentially ...
Pommer Bernhard - - 2012
AIM: To gain further insights and resolve conflicting results in the literature regarding prevalence, predominant location and morphologic variability of maxillary sinus septa. MATERIAL AND METHODS: Electronic and hand searching of English literature identified 33 investigations published from 1995 to 2011. Septa were defined as at least 2-4 mm in height. ...
Forbess Lindsy J - - 2012
OBJECTIVES: Gout is typically described as an inflammatory arthropathy that affects the peripheral joints. Our aim was to describe atypical and rare clinical presentations of gouty tophi to help increase physician awareness and aid in patient care. METHODS: The relevant English literature of unusual gout manifestations was searched using the ...
Amrith Shantha - - 2012
Necrotizing fasciitis (NF) is a severe infection characterized by rapidly progressing necrotizing infection of the superficial fascia with secondary necrosis of the overlying skin. Periorbital NF is uncommon because of the excellent blood supply to that area; nevertheless, it can sometimes result in death. The aim of this study is ...
Xu Qiang - - 2012
BACKGROUND CONTEXT: Primary intradural malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors (MPNSTs) are extremely rare; only 23 cases have been reported in the English-language literature till now. No gold standard for treating primary intradural MPNSTs has yet been established. PURPOSE: To report a rare case of primary intradural MPNSTs in a child ...
Bouziri Asma - - 2012
We report an unusual variant of Lemierre's Syndrome (LS) in a 10-year-old-girl admitted to the intensive care unit for septic shock with meningitis. The primary infection was otitis media. A gram negative bacillus was identified in the direct exam of the purulent ear discharge and the cerebrospinal fluid but cultures ...
Sjoeholm Annika - - 2012
Abstract  A combination of cardiac surgery and thyroidectomy as a single stage operation has rarely been reported in the literature. We report on the management of a 64-year-old female undergoing a combined aortic valve replacement and excision of a primary (ectopic) intrathoracic goiter. The literature on combined cardiac surgery and ...
Ge Qi-Dong QD Department of Breast Oncology, Sun Yat-sen University Cancer Center, Guangzhou, Guangdong, People's Republic of China. - - 2012
Primary small cell carcinoma (SCC) of the breast, an exceedingly rare and aggressive tumor, is often characterized by rapid progression and poor prognosis. We report a case of primary SCC of the breast that was diagnosed through pathologic and immunohistochemical examinations. Computed tomography (CT) scans failed to reveal a non-mammary ...
Haugen Peter T - - 2012
First responders are generally considered to be at greater risk for full or partial posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) than most other occupations because their duties routinely entail confrontation with traumatic stressors. These critical incidents typically involve exposure to life threat, either directly or as a witness. There is a substantial ...
Friston Karl K The Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, Institute of Neurology, Queen Square, London WC1N 3BG, - - 2012
As an expert reviewer, it is sometimes necessary to ensure a paper is rejected. This can sometimes be achieved by highlighting improper statistical practice. This technical note provides guidance on how to critique the statistical analysis of neuroimaging studies to maximise the chance that the paper will be declined. We ...
Kiseli Mine - - 2012
INTRODUCTION: Paraovarian or paratubal cysts (PTCs) constitute about 10 % of adnexial masses. Although they are not uncommon; they rarely cause symptoms and are usually incidentally found. Actual incidence is not known. The symptoms occur when they grow excessively, or in case of hemorrhage, rupture or torsion. METHODS: Here, literature review ...
Rahimi Hanieh - - 2012
The purpose of this study was to complete a systematic review and, if possible, a meta-analysis on the effectiveness of systemic and topical nucleoside antiviral agents in the prevention of recurrent herpes labialis (RHL) in immunocompetent subjects. Multiple comprehensive electronic and manual literature searches without language restrictions identified the studies ...
Yang Yifan - - 2012
INTRODUCTION: Enteropathy-associated T cell lymphoma (EATL) is a rare peripheral non-Hodgkin's T cell lymphoma originating from intraepithelial T lymphocytes of the intestines. In general, this condition has a poor prognosis. A common initial presentation of this cancer which is a small intestinal perforation necessitating emergency surgery is of interest to ...
Nettle Jonathan - - 2012
Ureteric stents are commonly used in Urological practice and have a number of well recognised complications. A rare complication is knotting with associated difficult removal having being reported in only 15 prior cases. Various methods of removal have been described. Here we report an additional case where ureteroscopic holmium laser ...
Weir Michelle C - - 2012
OBJECTIVES: Lumping and splitting refer to the scope of a systematic review question, where lumped reviews are broad and split are narrow. The objective was to determine the frequency of lumping and splitting in systematic reviews of reminder interventions, assess how review authors justified their decisions about the scope of ...
Montoya Roberto C - - 2012
Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) is a rare disorder that most often arises from inhibition of the enzyme ADAMTS13 by autoantibodies. This provides the rationale for the use of rituximab, an anti-CD20 monoclonal antibody, as an effective treatment. Multiple reports have indicated success employing it in patients with TTP, but only ...
Rahman Sayed - - 2012
Deep accidental hypothermia (body temperature below 28°C) is rare. Even with modern supportive care of active external and internal rewarming techniques it is associated with a high mortality rate. We report the early and successful use of hemodialysis (HD) for active rewarming of a middle-aged alcoholic man with severe deep ...
Ong Aihui Clara - - 2012
Proximal-type epithelioid sarcoma (PES) of the vulva is an exceedingly rare soft tissue tumor with an unpredictable symptom pattern and frequent recurrences. Information on management is limited. This report describes a 51-year-old woman with proximal-type epithelioid sarcoma of the vulva which was resected surgically and reviewed the current medical literature ...
Baudinet Julian - - 2012
The purpose of this paper is to review the literature examining subjective and physiological arousal associated with an individual's preferred modes of gambling. Arousal is hypothesised to play a central role in the onset and maintenance of problem gambling. Most studies have failed to differentiate relevant patterns of arousal elicited ...
Song Guoqi - - 2012
We present a 61-year-old man with marked peripheral blood eosinophilia, featuring of hypereosinophilic syndrome, that later evolved into acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL-L2). Initially the patient suffered from significant complications related to eosinophilic toxicity, including large urticarial hyperpigmented plaques, myocardial infarction, and eosinophilic pneumonia. He was treated with high dose of ...
Khan Khalid S - - 2012
Currently systematic reviews focus on diagnosis or effectiveness of treatment. It is the understanding of disease aetiology that underpins medical education, practice and research. Whether an association meets causal criteria is usually assessed qualitatively. However, this can also be examined through evidence synthesis and systematic reviews to evaluate disease causation ...
Morrow Daniel D Division of NeonatologyDepartment of PediatricsDepartment of Pediatric Dermatology, Doernbecher Neonatal Care Center, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OregonCasey Eye Institute, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OregonDepartment of Pediatric Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, - - 2013
Aplasia cutis congenita (ACC) is the congenital absence of skin. There are a number of different classifications based on distribution and associated findings. Type V ACC is unique in that the lesions are typically symmetric and found primarily on the trunk but can also include the upper and lower extremities. ...
Hodson Elisabeth - - 2012
The key to accurate decision-making is to use the best available evidence. Systematic reviews aim to identify and combine evidence using systematic methods to minimize bias to provide reliable data for patient care. While systematic reviews can address different clinical questions, the methodology is most developed for systematic reviews of ...
Foley1 2 K-R - - 2012
Purpose: The purpose of this review was to describe literature relating to transition for young people with an intellectual disability and identify gaps within the current knowledge base. Method: A narrative literature review was undertaken. Searches of databases Medline, CINAHL, PsycINFO, ERIC, ISI Web of Science and ProQuest 500 International ...
Tubbs R Shane - - 2012
OBJECTIVE: Geniculate neuralgia, although uncommon, can be a debilitating pathology. Unfortunately, a thorough review of this pain syndrome and the clinical anatomy, function, and pathology of its most commonly associated nerve, the nervus intermedius, is lacking in the literature. Therefore, the present study aimed to further elucidate the diagnosis of ...
Casaroto Ana Regina - - 2012
Ameloblastic carcinoma (AC) is a rare malignant odontogenic neoplasm with scarce reported cases in the literature and it can be confused with benign ameloblastoma (AM). This study reports a case of AC, and presents a literature review of AC classified into primary type (ACPt) or secondary type (ACSt) by the ...
Pradhan Manas Ranjan - - 2012
Female urethral diverticulum is a rare entity with diverse spectrum of clinical manifestations. It is a very rare cause of bladder outlet obstruction and should be considered as a differential diagnosis in females presenting with acute urinary retention associated with a vaginal mass. Strong clinical suspicion combined with thorough physical ...
Garg Rajiv - - 2012
Poland sequence is a rare congenital anomaly involving the chest wall and arm, displaying differing degrees of severity, functional and aesthetic impairments. Here we report a series of two cases that presented to us with this anomaly. These cases illustrate, for physicians, the importance of physical diagnosis and reinforce the ...
St Pierre Melissa - - 2012
Under what conditions do lesbians disclose their sexual orientation to primary healthcare providers? A review of the literature was undertaken to answer this question and to provide insight into the ways healthcare professionals can play an active role assisting their lesbian patients in "coming out." Thirty empirical studies met the ...
Lotterman Andrew C - - 2012
The author reviews the literature on identifying affect as a technical tool, on the nature of affect in general, and on the relationship between affect and repression. How affect comes to light in the clinical setting is discussed, as well as how it and defenses against it can be worked ...
Powell Jennifer Gall - - 2012
We report a 4-year-old boy who presented with multiple pruritic, annular, erythematous plaques on the lower extremities of 1 week's duration. Histopathology of an affected area revealed a dense dermal infiltrate of eosinophils and flame figures without evidence of vasculitis. A diagnosis of eosinophilic cellulitis (EC), or Wells syndrome, was ...
Curtit Elsa - - 2012
Anthracycline extravasation is an uncommon but very serious complication. Very few data are available in the literature concerning the consequences and the management of extravasation of liposomal doxorubicin. This report describes the cases of two patients with liposomal doxorubicin extravasation who developed irritant reaction without vesicant or necrotic lesions. It ...
Pajovic B - - 2012
After a short review of impotence, the definitions of erectants and aphrodisiacs are presented. The Authors propose division of arthropods according to the places of effect. The description of particular arthropods with their pictures and nomenclature, is followed by certain or probable mechanisms of achieving the aphrodisiac and sometimes toxic ...
Shatriah Ismail - - 2012
Rhino-orbito-cerebral mucormycosis is a fungal infection that can be fatal especially in immunocompromised patients. It is extremely rare in immunocompetent individuals. We describe here an immunocompetent patient who survived rhino-orbito-cerebral mucormycosis due to Saksenaea vasiformis, and provide a literature review of this rare entity.
Tejedor Bravo Marta - - 2012
Pancreatic tumors (particularly neuroendocrine) are an uncommon cause of acute pancreatitis (AP). This is a report of 3 cases of acute pancreatitis secondary to advanced neuroendocrine tumors and a literature review. Including these cases, only 30 have been reported. Most cases are non-functioning, diagnosed in an advanced stage, associating mild ...
Nelson Jeffrey J - - 2012
Extraorbital idiopathic pseudotumors of the skull base are very uncommon. We report the case of a 50-year-old woman who presented with left ophthalmoplegia and vision loss. Imaging studies revealed an enhancing lesion involving the left petrous apex and cavernous sinus. A transnasal endoscopic approach was used to obtain a biopsy ...
Tasman Abel-Jan - - 2012
Rotating the nasal tip is an integral and challenging aspect of rhinoplasty. This article describes ways of measuring tip rotation, coming to an agreement with the patient regarding desired tip rotation and psychological implications of tip rotation. Based on the tripod theory of the nasal tip, various techniques for changing ...
Brimo Fadi - - 2012
Context.-Several common differential diagnoses are encountered in urologic pathology, frequently causing patient referrals for a second opinion. Objectives.-To review 3 common differential diagnoses encountered in a large consultation service in genitourinary pathology, including partial atrophy versus prostatic acinar adenocarcinoma, oncocytoma versus chromophobe renal cell carcinoma, and urothelial carcinoma in situ ...
Terkawi Abdullah Sulieman - - 2012
Leigh disease is an extremely rare disorder, characterized by a progressive neurodegenerative course, with subacute necrotizing encephalomyelopathy. It usually presents in infancy with developmental delay, seizures, dysarthria, and ataxia. These patients may also develop episodes of lactic acidosis that usually lead to respiratory failure and death. Due to the rarity ...
Bhagwat Kishan-R - - 2012
Inferior dislocation of the hip is the ra- rest type in hip dislocation. Very few cases have been reported in the anglophonic literature, most of which involved the pediatric age group. Surprisingly, we came across a 30-year-old patient with a bilateral inferior hip dislocation. He had sustained a road traffic ...
Hobbs David J - - 2012
Diaphragmatic tumors are uncommon and difficult to diagnose in the pediatric population. Schwannoma is a benign, slow-growing peripheral nerve sheath tumor that is most commonly associated with the extremities in childhood. We herein report a schwannoma of the diaphragm in a pediatric patient and review the pediatric literature.
Santaguida Pasqualina - - 2012
A "review of reviews" was undertaken to assess methodological issues in studies evaluating nondrug rehabilitation interventions in stroke patients. MEDLINE, CINAHL, PsycINFO, and the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews were searched from January 2000 to January 2008 within the stroke rehabilitation setting. Electronic searches were supplemented by reviews of reference ...
McAteer Jarod - - 2012
We describe a case of a 13-year-old girl presenting with acute abdominal pain and imaging suggesting acute appendicitis. Upon laparoscopy, she was found to have a mass attached to the jejunum that had torsed upon its blood supply. On histopathologic studies, the mass was determined to be a reactive nodular ...
Prochilo Tiziana - - 2012
Rapidly developing pulmonary fibrosis associated with the use of the anti-cancer drug oxaliplatin has been reported mainly by Asiatic literature as isolate case reports. This rare but potentially fatal side effect has neither identified risk factors nor established treatment guideline. We report here a new clinical case concerning a patient ...
Yadav Monica - - 2012
Odontomas have been extensively reported in the dental literature, and the term refers to tumors of odontogenic origin. Though the exact etiology is still unknown, the postulated causes include: local trauma, infection, inheritance and genetic mutation. The majority of the lesions are asymptomatic; however, may be accompanied with pain and ...
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