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Wyvill Verena - - 2012
ABSTRACT: Posttraumatic pulmonary pseudocysts (PTPPCs) are air-, fluid-, or blood-filled spaces in the lung parenchyma. They are rare findings and are associated with substantial blunt force trauma to the chest. Cases in the literature have primarily reported PTPPCs as a result of motor vehicle accidents. There has not been a ...
Vasileiadis I - - 2012
The laryngocele is an abnormal cystic dilatation of the saccule or appendix of the laryngeal ventricle, filled with air and communicating with the lumen of the larynx. When the neck of the laryngocele is obstructed, it becomes filled with mucus of the glandular secretion and is changed to a laryngomucocele. ...
Smith Nicola R - - 2012
To review the current literature on hyalinizing trabecular tumor (HTT) and the relationship to other, more sinister neoplasms of the thyroid including papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC). To apply this information to clinical practice and thus elucidate the best approach regarding the management of patients with thyroid tumours. A thorough literature ...
Lei Jin - - 2012
Objective: To evaluate all the possible therapeutic measures concerning the acute management of traumatic brain injury (TBI) mentioned in Cochrane Systematic Reviews published in the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR). Methods: An exhausted literature search for all published Cochrane Systematic Reviews discussing therapeutic rather than prevention or rehabilitative interventions ...
Stadlinger Bernd - - 2012
The aim of this systematic review was to assess the scientific literature in terms of pre-clinical studies evaluating the influence of material, surface and design on the integration of an implant by hard and soft tissues. The included publications were analysed with regard to the frequency of reporting of criteria ...
Mazeh Hagig - - 2012
Objective: To report an extremely rare case of delayed tracheal rupture following thyroidectomy, and to review existing literature.Methods: We present the history, clinical findings, radiographic evaluation, management, and intraoperative findings in a patient that presented with subcutaneous emphysema nine days following total thyroidectomy. We review the literature and discuss the ...
Ţuţulan-Cunită Andreea Cristina - - 2012
3p interstitial deletions have emerged in recent years as a new cause of neurodevelopmental delay and intellectual disability. Since the first report of this condition in 1979, 16 cases have been described in the literature, delineating it as a presumptive syndrome. Here, we add a novel case presenting severely delayed ...
Roberto Giuseppe - - 2012
PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to add to the body of evidence on statin-induced gynecomastia based on data retrieved from the Italian spontaneous adverse drug reaction (ADR) reporting database. METHODS: Spontaneous ADR reports collected in the Italian database up to 31 December 2010 were assessed on a case-by-case ...
Rahbour Goher - - 2012
INTRODUCTION: Cullen's sign is described as superficial oedema with bruising in the subcutaneous fatty tissue around the peri-umbilical region. It is also known as peri-umbilical ecchymosis. PRESENTATION OF CASE: We report a case of a fifty-three year old gentleman who presented with non-specific abdominal pain. Significant bruising was present within ...
Fox Gary N - - 2012
  Milia-like idiopathic calcinosis cutis (MICC) is a rare dermopathy, usually occurring in children with Down syndrome. We report a case of an 8-year-old girl with Down syndrome who presented with histologically verified MICC, briefly review the literature on MICC, discuss the differential diagnosis, and describe the use of dermoscopy ...
Acharya Jyotsna - - 2012
We report a case of a 43-year-old woman who underwent uterine artery embolization (UAE) for a symptomatic large fibroid uterus and had spontaneous perforation of the transverse colon 3 months after embolisation with near-fatal consequences. We believe this is the first reported case in the literature of this serious complication of ...
Shih Chie-Schin - - 2012
Intravascular papillary endothelial hyperplasia (IPEH) or Masson tumor has only been reported intracranially in 20 cases and can present as a congenital finding. This pathologic entity is an important diagnostic consideration when evaluating an infant with a congenital intracranial mass. We report a third case of a neonate who presented ...
Sun Z - - 2012
Parosteal lipoma is an unusual kind of lipoma and occurs with intimate association with the underlying periostium of the bone. Parosteal lipomas mostly affect the long bones and the involvement of the mandible is rare. We report a case of ossifying parosteal lipoma of the mandible in which CT was ...
Tosun O - - 2012
Tanycytic ependymoma is a rare spindle-cell variant of ependymoma derived from tanycytes. Primitive neuroectodermal tumors usually have diffusion restriction, whereas ependymomas do not. Here, we present a case of tanycytic ependymoma with diffusion restriction. As far we are aware, this is the first case of tanycytic ependymoma in the English ...
Chisholm Karen M - - 2012
Pancreatoblastoma is a rare malignant tumor of the pancreas mostly diagnosed in childhood. The clinical presentation and outcome of infantile and congenital pancreatoblastoma have not been clearly elucidated. This report describes our recent institutional experience with an unusual case of congenital pancreatoblastoma. Review of the scientific literature identifies approximately 200 ...
Yoseph Benyam - - 2012
Large cell neuroendocrine carcinoma (LCNEC) of the uterine cervix is a rare and aggressive malignancy with poor prognosis even in its early stage, despite multimodality treatment strategy. Here, we report a case of a woman with clinical polypoid stage IB LCNEC of the cervix, which was detected in her 6-week ...
Samadian Mohammad - - 2012
One type of congenital intrasphenoidal meningoencephalocele is remnant of lateral craniopharyngeal (Sternberg's) canal. We present a case of a 23-year girl with 10-month history of right side CSF rhinorrhea. CT scan, MRI revealed congenital meningoencephalocele and CSF leak from middle fossa to right side of sphenoid sinus, and there were ...
Hu Xiaoxia - - 2012
Undifferentiated embryonal sarcoma of the liver (UESL) represents a heterogeneous group of tumors derived from mesenchymal tissues. Earlier cytogenetic studies in limited cases demonstrated that UESL is associated with a recurrent translocation t(11;19)(q11;q13.3-q13.4) or add(19)(q13.4). In this report, we present our array comparative genomic hybridization (aCGH), fluorescence in situ hybridization ...
Netto Ivan - - 2012
Objective: Lithium neurotoxicity may be reversible or irreversible. Reversible lithium neurotoxicity has been defined as cases of lithium neurotoxicity in which patients recovered without any permanent neurologic sequelae, even after 2 months of an episode of lithium toxicity. Cases of reversible lithium neurotoxicity differ in clinical presentation from those of ...
Di Marco Anna - - 2012
This article presents the medical history and management of a 44-year-old Hispanic male with metastatic extra-abdominal gastrointestinal stromal tumor including a literature review on this rare clinical presentation.
Bahgat Mohammed - - 2012
Oropharyngeal teratomas are extremely rare congenital tumours, and because of their location in the upper airway they represent one of the most unusual causes of airway obstruction during the neonatal period. We report a 2-month-old girl who presented with repeated vomiting, failure to thrive and recurrent bouts of stridor and ...
Yang Jun - - 2012
Lipomas are ubiquitous and can occur anywhere in the body. Intrathoracic lipomata are rare benign lesions. However, a complete removal giant intrathoracic osteolipoma is achieved with only 18 cases previous cases described in medical literature from 1960 to 2008. A 66-year-old female presented to our hospital suffered from mild chest ...
Smith Caroline Patricia - - 2012
Mastoiditis can result from untreated otitis media. If unrecognised, it can result in life-threatening complications. We present a 69-year-old woman with a history of left-sided otitis media admitted to intensive care unit following collapse with a decreasing Glasgow Coma Scale. Myringotomy and ventilator insertion revealed pus in the middle ear, ...
Corbellini C - - 2012
The neurofibroma is a tumour of neural origin. This kind of neoplasm, though, is generally skin located. Rare cases in deep organs or in the peritoneal cavity are also reported in the literature. There are two types of neurofibromas, localized and diffuse; the latter is associated with von Recklinghausen disease ...
Taha Mahmoud M - - 2012
Armored brain or chronic calcified subdural hematoma is a rare complication of cerebrospinal fluid diversion with few cases reported in the literature. Seventeen patients with this pathology have been published. A complete review of the literatures regarding this topic has been collected and discussed. The author also presents a 12- ...
Bali Kamal - - 2012
Hip arthroplasty failure secondary to septic or aseptic loosening is common, but periprosthetic loosening caused by metastasis of a distant primary lesion is unusual and seldom described in the literature. In this report, we present the case of a 78-year-old woman with bipolar hemiarthroplasty implant loosening secondary to metastatic spread ...
Lunn Julian A - - 2012
Cases of canine neural angiostrongylosis (NA) with cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) evaluations in the peer-reviewed literature were tabulated. All cases were from Australia. A retrospective cohort of 59 dogs was contrasted with a series of 22 new cases where NA was diagnosed by the presence of both eosinophilic pleocytosis and anti-Angiostrongylus ...
Miniter Una - - 2012
Henoch-Schonlein purpura is an idiopathic, IgA associated, systemic small-vessel vasculitis characterized by the clinical tetrad of palpable purpura, arthralgias, renal dysfunction, and abdominal pain. Whereas Henoch-Schonlein is an overwhelmingly pediatric disease, its rare diagnosis in adults carries a much higher morbidity and mortality. We describe a 52-year-old man with biopsy ...
Uygun Ibrahim - - 2012
A free-floating intraperitoneal mass is extremely rare, and almost all originate from an ovary. Here, we present the first case with an intraperitoneal free-floating autoamputated ovary that caused an acute abdomen in a child and also review the literature. A 4-year-old girl was admitted with signs and symptoms of acute ...
Gregoriou O - - 2012
Atypical leiomyomas are relatively uncommon in the general practice of gynaecology. We present a case of a large uterine bizarre leiomyoma removed by operative hysteroscopy and review of the literature. The patient, a 49-year-old, gravida 3, para 3, perimenopausal Greek woman presented to our Department because of dysmenorrhea and abnormal ...
Kerry G - - 2012
Epithelioid hemangioendothelioma (EHE) is a rare vascular tumor with malignant biological behavior. It arises from endothelial cells, usually within soft tissues, and can occur in almost all locations. We report a unique case of a 25-year-old man who presented with sudden attacks of severe back pain followed by acute non-traumatic ...
Manjila Sunil - - 2012
Duplication of the pituitary gland (DPG) is a rare craniofacial developmental anomaly occurring during blastogenesis with postulated etiology such as incomplete twinning, teratogens, median cleft face syndrome or splitting of the notochord. The complex craniocaudal spectrum of blastogenesis defects associated with DPG is examined with an illustrative case. We report ...
Silva Fabiana Trevisani - - 2012
To critically analyze the inclusion of individuals with special needs in regular education in Brazil, considering social and legal aspects, through literature review. The literature search was conducted in open access databases: LILACS, SciELO, Portal Cochrane and IUSDATA, the latter belonging to the Library of the Law School of the ...
Moren Dennis - - 2012
This paper presents a literature review of palatally displaced canines, their prevalence, etiology and associated theories. Clinical and radiographic diagnostic techniques are discussed as well as some interceptive treatment approaches and implications for orthodontic treatment.
Wicherts Jelte M - - 2012
With the emergence of online publishing, opportunities to maximize transparency of scientific research have grown considerably. However, these possibilities are still only marginally used. We argue for the implementation of (1) peer-reviewed peer review, (2) transparent editorial hierarchies, and (3) online data publication. First, peer-reviewed peer review entails a community-wide ...
Miyamoto Yuki - - 2012
We conducted a comprehensive narrative review and used a systematic search strategy to identify studies related to peer support among adults with mental health difficulties. The purposes of this review were to describe the principles, effects and benefits of peer support documented in the published literature, to discuss challenging aspects ...
Charalampoudis Petros - - 2012
Asymptomatic lesions of the pancreas, referred to as 'incidentalomas', have appeared with increased frequency in recent years. Giant incidentalomas have rarely been reported in the literature. We report herein a rare case of a giant cystic pancreatic incidentaloma measuring 12.7cm×8cm, which was found in an otherwise healthy male patient during ...
Chetrit Michael - - 2012
Paragangliomas represent only 10% of chromaffin tissue tumors and those arising from the mesentery seem to be a rare occurrence. We report a case of a 55 year old man in whom an abdominal mass was discovered fortuitously by ultrasonography during a routine health exam. He presented occasional heart palpitations ...
Blank Gregor - - 2012
Enteric duplications are rare, but can occur anywhere along the digestive tract. Most of the patients become symptomatic in early childhood and only a few cases of adult patients have been reported in literature. Here we report a unique case of an adenocarcinoma arising in a coincidentally found cystic duplication ...
Singh Roop - - 2012
A unique case of large intra-articular osteochondroma of the knee of a 15-year duration is presented along with a review of the literature. The tumor may have remained asymptomatic for such a long period because of its slow growth and stretch elongation of the quadriceps mechanism.
Makni Amin - - 2012
Hydatid disease is a major health problem worldwide. Primary hydatid disease of the pancreas is very rare and acute pancreatitis secondary to hydatid cyst has rarely been reported. We report the case of a 38-year-old man who presented acute pancreatitis. A diagnosis of hydatid cyst of the pancreas, measuring 10 ...
Eberhardt Joshua M - - 2012
Purpose. Extrapulmonary small cell carcinoma affecting the anal canal is a rare and poorly understood entity which can, in its early stages, masquerade as benign anorectal disease such as hemorrhoids. Methods. We report a case of this rare malignancy which initially presented with hematochezia and anal pain. We also review ...
Huo Cecilia W - - 2012
Radial head dislocation secondary to obstetric brachial plexus palsy is a rare complication that may occur a few years after birth. Five cases were examined and a comprehensive literature search was performed. Although it is a concern for parents, the dislocation resulted in mild or minimal functional impairment for all ...
Koumarianou Anna - - 2012
A 59-year-old male presented with a painful right inguinal swelling and deep vein thrombosis at the ipsilateral leg. An inguinal hernia was initially diagnosed, but during surgery a large mass was found anteriorly to the peritoneal sheaths. Histology revealed a high-grade pleomorphic rhabdomyosarcoma. The mass advanced rapidly, occupying the whole ...
Shah Shiwan K SK Department of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Boulevard, Route 0354, Gaveston, TX 77555, - - 2012
Calcium channel antagonists (CCAs) are commonly involved in drug overdoses. Standard approaches to the management of CCA overdoses, including fluid resuscitation, gut decontamination, administration of calcium, glucagon, and atropine, as well as supportive care, are often ineffective. We report on two patients who improved after addition of hyperinsulinemia-euglycemia (HIE) therapy. ...
Jastaniyah Noha N Department of Oncology, University of Alberta and Cross Cancer Institute, 11560 University Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada AB T6G - - 2012
► The clinical presentation of a case of NLPHL involving the uterine cervix. ► The immunohistochemical characteristics, the management and outcome of the described case. ► A brief review of the literature on current treatment strategies of early-stage NLPHL.
Speare Ruth - - 2012
Splenogonadal fusion is a rare congenital malformation where an abnormal union occurs between the spleen and gonad or mesonephric derivatives. Although it occurs in females it is much less prevalent than in males (male:female ratio, 16:1), but this may partly be because of the inaccessibility of the female gonads leading ...
Horiuchi Yohsuke - - 2012
We encountered a patient with brain abscess presumably caused by dental infection. The patient displayed patent foramen ovale (PFO) and a giant Eustachian valve, through which spontaneous right-to-left shunt was revealed by transesophageal echocardiography. Reviewing the literature, we find additional cases where brain abscess originated from an increased amount of ...
Bramis K - - 2012
Serous adenomas represent 1-2% of pancreatic neoplasms and typically are asymptomatic not requiring any treatment and simple observation is the option of choice. Although, they carry a realistic risk of malignancy despite the general view that they never become malignant. We report a case, which, according to our best knowledge ...
Shringarpure Sanish S - - 2012
Primary extraskeletal osteosarcoma of the penis (ESO) is a very rare condition. As per our knowledge, this is the seventh reported case in the world literature. We report a case of primary ESO of the penis in a young male, which was treated with surgery and adjuvant chemotherapy. This case ...
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