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Ersoy Gokhan - - 2012
  Forensic medicine specialists take account of the projectiles remaining in the body when determining whether there are an equal number of entry and exit wounds. The absence of projectiles should suggest blank cartridges, a single exit wound despite several firings and bullet embolization, whereas the presence of more projectiles ...
Cole-Hawkins Holly - - 2012
Posttransplant lymphoproliferative disorder (PTLD) is a well-recognized complication of long-term immunosuppression following hematopoietic or solid organ transplantation and is associated with significant morbidity and mortality. We present a unique case of PTLD that manifested with a nonhealing dental extraction socket 17 years after renal transplantation. We summarize the existing literature ...
Scowcroft Tammy - - 2012
This paper presents a critical analysis of studies regarding the effectiveness of preoperative skin preparation solutions. The aim was to allow evidence based practice at a local level.
Dogan Snjezana - - 2012
We report a case of crystal storing histiocytosis (CSH) of the upper lip and cheek in a 51-year-old woman and review the clinicopathologic features of 80 cases in the literature. These occurred in 41 men and 39 women with a respective mean age of 59 and 61 years (range 17-81 years). Forty-six ...
Tyndall Donald A - - 2012
In a 2008 article on cone beam volumetric tomography (CBVT) and dentoalveolar applications, Tyndall and Rathore wrote: 'It is in the area of endodontic applications that the literature has proved most fruitful to date.' This statement is even truer today than in 2008. A review of the literature has demonstrated ...
Lamb Millard Ray - - 2012
Ovarian carcinosarcoma is a rare and aggressive tumor; patients diagnosed with this cancer are usually given a poor prognosis of under three years. It consists of malignant epithelial and stromal elements. Because this tumor is so rare, the most effective route of chemotherapy has not been determined. We introduce a ...
Ahlawat Sushil K - - 2012
Dysplasia in Barrett's esophagus (BE) occurs as a flat, grossly undetectable lesion. Dysplasia growing as a polypoid lesion in BE is extremely rare. Only a handful of cases are reported in the literature. BE associated polypoid dysplastic lesions have been referred to as "adenomas" because of their histologic similarity to ...
Mohammadi Afshin - - 2012
Mucormycosis is a rare opportunistic devastating fungal infection, which usually occurs in immunocompromised patients. Mucormycosis has multiple presentations that the predilection for one of these presentations varies with the either underlying or predisposing condition. We present a case of pulmonary and rhinocerberal mucormycosis in 56-year-old man with diabetic ketoacidosis.
Thway Khin - - 2012
Adrenal cortical carcinosarcoma is a rare variant of adrenal cortical carcinoma. Sarcomatous change in adrenal cortical carcinomas is exceptionally rare, with only 9 cases previously described. Adrenal cortical carcinosarcomas tend to be aggressive tumors, with locoregional recurrence and rapid metastases from the sarcomatoid component. We describe what seems to be ...
Rathod Kirtikumar J - - 2012
The occurrence of four gastrointestinal (GIT) anomalies in a single patient is extremely rare. Only one report of four GIT anomalies in a child has been published in the English literature. The current report presents a child with four anomalies and discusses the molecular mechanisms which control the development of ...
Agbaje J O - - 2012
To review aspects of methods for assessing caries experience (CE) in epidemiological surveys. A search of English language literature published between January 2000 and December 2008 was undertaken using 'epidemiology', 'dental caries' and 'assessment' as search terms. Information on criteria for CE assessment, materials and settings, diagnostic threshold, training of ...
Kim Eun-A - - 2012
The purpose of this study was to review clinical characteristics and working environments of sudden cardiac death (SCD) cases associated with a tire manufacturer in Korea, and review possible occupational risk factors for cardiovascular disease including nanoparticles (ultrafine particles, UFPs). We reviewed (i) the clinical course of SCD cases and ...
Adler Adam C - - 2012
Pericardial effusion is observed in approximately 5% of patients with Hodgkin's lymphoma but is rarely symptomatic. We report a case in which a 21-year-old woman with newly diagnosed Hodgkin's lymphoma was found to have symptoms and radiographic evidence of pericardial effusion. Symptomatic pericardial effusion in patients with Hodgkin's lymphoma is ...
Talwar Ankur - - 2012
Purpura fulminans is a rare syndrome of intravascular thrombosis and hemorrhagic infarction of the skin that is rapidly progressive and is accompanied by vascular collapse and disseminated intravascular coagulation. It usually occurs in children, but this syndrome has also been noted in adults. The three forms of this disease are ...
Leong S - - 2012
Neurotoxicity from iodinated contrast agents is a known but rare complication of angiography and neurovascular intervention. Neurotoxicity results from contrast penetrating the blood-brain barrier with resultant cerebral oedema and altered neuronal excitability. Clinical effects include encephalopathy, seizures, cortical blindness and focal neurological deficits. Contrast induced encephalopathy is extensively reported as ...
Patel Satish - - 2012
Cuscuta reflexa Roxb. is a golden yellow, leafless, perennial, parasitic herb of the family Convolvulaceae. C. reflexa has been investigated for antispasmodic, hemodynamic, anticonvulsant, antisteroidogenic, antihypertensive, muscle relaxant, cardiotonic, antiviral, antibacterial, antioxidant, cholinergic, diuretic and hair growth activities. Many chemical constituents have been isolated from C. reflexa such as cuscutin, ...
Boustany Ashley - - 2012
We report a case of a large ulnar nerve schwannoma, a rare type of soft tissue neoplasm. Diagnostic pearls are described to facilitate a more accurate and timely diagnosis. These characteristics include mobility, Tinel's sign, MRI target sign, S100 histological staining, Antoni patterns, and others. With a correct diagnosis, the ...
Amini Ehssan - - 2012
Dyspepsia is an upper gastrointestinal tract syndrome presenting epigastric pain and discomfort, fullness sensation, early satiety, nausea, vomiting, and belching. The prevalence of dyspepsia has been reported to be high all over the world. In this study, we reviewed studies reporting the prevalence of dyspepsia in Iran and discussed the ...
Gnepp Douglas R - - 2012
As part of this symposium honoring Leon Barnes, the authors were asked to present the case from which they learned the most. I chose a cystic sebaceous lymphadenoma (SL) as my case presentation. This paper presents this unusual case, as well as several additional sebaceous tumors that came across my ...
Goyal Tarang - - 2012
Familial atrophia maculosa varioliformis cutis is a very rare disorder with less than 28 cases being reported in the literature worldwide and remains a mystery both as far as genetics and the virtue of its pathogenesis is concerned. We present a case of mother and son, both having this disorder ...
Mota Aline Nair Biaggio AN Escola de Enfermagem, Universidade de São Paulo, SP, - - 2012
This article characterizes hypersensitivity reactions during anesthetic-surgical procedures. This integrative literature review was conducted in the LILACS, CINAHL, COCHRANE and MEDLINE databases including papers published from 1966 to September 2011. A total of 17 case reports, two prevalence studies and one cohort study were identified. Latex reactions were mainly type ...
Bidarkotimath S - - 2012
Spotted bone disease (osteopoikilosis) is a rare type of osteosclerotic dysplasia usually noticed as an incidental finding during routine radiological investigations. Here we report a case of a male patient who had chronic history of right wrist pain and low backache. His radiographs showed unique morphological features of the bones. ...
Ortman Stephanie A - - 2012
This is a case of classic type Kaposi sarcoma occurring in an 85-year-old woman who presented with indurated vascular plaques on both legs below the knee that has been present for two years. A brief review of the literature on Kaposi sarcoma is included.
Grand╩╝maison Sophie - - 2012
OBJECTIVE:: Rupture of hepatic hematoma associated with hemolysis, elevated liver enzymes, low platelets (HELLP) syndrome is a catastrophic complication of pregnancy. Maternal and fetal mortality rates are still high despite advances in diagnosis and treatment. We aimed to present our experience at two referral centers for hepatic disease and to ...
Htwe T T - - 2012
This is a retrospective case study of a 61-year-old woman diagnosed with follicular thyroid carcinoma. The patient underwent thyroidectomy for the treatment of goitre after being admitted for shortness of breath. Microscopic and immunohistochemical studies were performed, which confirmed follicular carcinoma of the thyroid with an insular component. We also ...
Dixit Gaurav - - 2012
Neuropathy is a well known side effect of vincristine, however cranial nerve toxicities are reported less frequently which can involve any cranial nerve in mostly bilateral pattern. As many patients have primary tumors or metastatic lesions in sites that could cause the clinician to overlook this reversible cause of neurologic ...
Kasliwal Manish K - - 2012
Idiopathic spinal cord herniation is a rare but potentially treatable cause of thoracic myelopathy. The rarity and variable clinical presentation often results in missed diagnosis and delay in treatment. Posterior midline approach with laminectomy has been the most common approach performed for spinal cord herniation in cases described in the ...
Thawait Shrey K - - 2012
Mycotic aneurysm of the aorta is an uncommon condition, and Group B Streptococcus (GBS) is exceedingly rare in this setting. We present the first reported case of a GBS-infected abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) in North America. Key clinical and imaging findings and pathologic correlation are highlighted. A relevant review of ...
Mahajan Nidhi - - 2012
Lepromatous leprosy (LL) has been reported in the literature with Non Hodgkin Lymphoma and rarely with Hodgkin Lymphoma. However, an extensive search of the literature shows no case report describing anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL) in association with LL. We report a case of a young male with LL who ...
Ilicki Jonathan - - 2012
Partial segmental thrombosis of the corpus cavernosum (PSTCC) is a rare urological condition characterized by a painful, firm mass in the proximal part of the corpus cavernosum. The underlying pathophysiology of this condition is not fully understood. We present a case diagnosed by magnetic resonance imaging with complete clinical recovery ...
Adler Joseph - - 2012
The purpose of this review is to evaluate the literature related to mobilization of the critically ill patient with an emphasis on functional outcomes and patient safety. We searched the electronic databases of PubMed, CINAHL, Medline (Ovid), and The Cochrane Library for a period spanning 2000-2011. Articles used in this ...
Amer Hoda Zeinab M - - 2012
Aneurysmal bone cyst (ABC) is a locally aggressive, benign bone tumor that commonly affects children. Metachronous ABCs are rare, and have been described only three times in the literature. Here we present a fourth case in a 9-year-old boy who presented with an ABC of the scapula; 2½ years later ...
Ruangsetakit Chanean - - 2012
The authors report a successful management of obturator bypass surgery in three patients with infected femoral pseudoaneurysm. This bypass reconstruction is an uncommon operation due to the difficult surgical technique and infrequent indications. In the present report, the authors reviewed the literature published between 1988 and 2008 consisting of 78 ...
Jalil O - - 2012
Faecal concretions or faecalomas ('stone of faeces') are symptomatic of many well-recognised colorectal conditions. Faecalomas are usually located in the colon or rectum and associated with disorders of colorectal transit. We describe an unusual case of 'faecaloma in ano' secondary to a chronic fissure in ano. A 67-year-old woman with ...
Chao Cherng H - - 2012
ABSTRACT: We present the case of a 64-year-old man with intussusception of the right ureter as a complication of an underlying transitional cell carcinoma. To our knowledge, this is the first case report that illustrates ureteral intussusception by both multidetector computerized tomography and magnetic resonance imaging. Although ureteral intussusceptions are ...
Hettige Samantha - - 2012
The authors describe a case in which an intradural lipoma, causing tethering of the cord, was found on histological examination to exhibit fully differentiated mature pacinian corpuscles throughout. There are only 3 reports in the literature describing this rare tumor, and the authors use the term "paciniolipoma" to refer to ...
Seshadri Krishna G - - 2012
The hunchback has long been a symbol of revilement in art and literature. This write up tries to find the cause of the deformity into two iconic hunchbacks in literature, Manthara and Quasimodo.
Kumar Vinay V - - 2012
This paper intends to present clinical, radiologic, and histopathologic features of a case of gigantiform cementoma manifesting in a 14-year-old boy, without any familial involvement. He has been followed for 3 years. Further cases from the literature have been reviewed that confirm a similar clinicopathologic picture. This is the first ...
Lorentziadis Michael - - 2012
Primary angiosarcoma of the pleura is an extremely rare soft tissue tumor with a poor prognosis. We report a case of primary angiosarcoma of the pleura in which the patient was admitted for dyspnea and massive bilateral recurrent hemothorax with fatal outcome. We also review the literature.
Pazyar Nader - - 2012
The purpose of this review is to gather and summarize in vitro, in vivo, and clinical trials on oatmeal preparations and their uses in dermatology. Literature searches have been carried out to collect in vivo and in vitro studies as well as clinical trials on this subject. The results suggest ...
Falcone E Liana - - 2012
Streptococcus intermedius caused a liver abscess in a patient with chronic granulomatous disease (CGD). In contrast to typical staphylococcal abscesses in CGD, this abscess was liquid, easily drained, and resolved without surgery or steroids. This case and literature review provide insight into this organism's pathogenesis, including in CGD.
Tolentino Elen S - - 2012
Juvenile ossifying fibroma (JOF) is a rare fibro-osseous neoplasm, defined as a variant of the ossifying fibroma that arises within the craniofacial bones. Two subgroups, juvenile psammomatoid ossifying fibroma (PsJOF) and juvenile trabecular ossifying fibroma, have been delineated by their histology. PsJOF occurs predominantly in the sinonasal and orbital bones. ...
Menezes Ritesh G - - 2012
Malaria inflicts a huge health care burden in terms of mortality and morbidity worldwide. There has been evidence in the literature where many unexpected/unexplained deaths turned out to be related to malaria on autopsy. The aim of this study is to review autopsy diagnosed malaria related deaths in the literature ...
Potretzke A M - - 2012
Malignant ureteral obstruction is a morbid diagnosis and can be difficult to manage. Ureteral stents often fail as the disease progresses. Metallic stents have provided a longer-term option for decompression as they inherently resist compression and require changes left often. However, changing metallic stents is challenging as it cannot be ...
Schmidt Felipe R - - 2012
Paroxysmal dyskinesias (PD) are thought to be rare movement disorders. The overwhelming majority of reported cases are primary. Secondary PD has seen reported to occur in some conditions, mainly in multiple sclerosis and head trauma. The anatomic origin of the lesion is also rarely seen at the spinal cord. Our ...
Edkins O - - 2012
Objective:We report a case of traumatic cerebrospinal fluid rhinorrhoea following nasal packing with a Rapid Rhino inflatable balloon pack, as treatment for epistaxis.Method:Case report and review of the literature regarding this complication.Results:A thorough literature search was performed using PubMed. To our best knowledge, there have been no previous reports of ...
Armfield Nigel R - - 2012
Skype is a popular and free software application that allows PCs and mobile devices to be used for video communication over the Internet. We reviewed the literature to determine whether the clinical use of Skype is supported by evidence. One small (n = 7) controlled clinical trial had assessed the ...
Erturan Gurhan - - 2012
This is believed to be the first report of a case of septic arthritis secondary to intra-articular injection caused by Corynebacterium pseudodiphtheriticum, a skin commensal microorganism. Review of the literature highlights the rarity of this pathogen in osteoarticular infections and a potential for delayed diagnosis and inadequate treatment due to ...
Morritt A N - - 2012
Epidermoid cysts are commonly encountered in clinical practice and while the majority are benign, isolated cases of premalignant and malignant conditions have been identified in their walls. We report four cases of squamous cell carcinoma arising in the walls of epidermoid cysts and review the literature.
Gökdemir Gonca - - 2012
  Rhabdomyosarcoma of the perianal and perineal region is a rare sarcoma of childhood with a poor prognosis. The clinical findings are similar to those of condyloma accuminata, which makes it difficult to diagnose. There are a few reports of this disease in the dermatologic literature. We present a 15-month-old ...
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