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Lerman Mark A - - 2012
Enlargement of the jaws is an infrequently reported complication of chronic kidney disease mineral and bone disorder (CKD-MBD). Two cases of localized mandibular swellings in young patients with histories of end-stage renal disease are discussed with a review of the literature. Although 17 of the first 19 cases that were ...
Fanton Laurent - - 2012
An exceptional case of suicide with two shots to the head inflicted by a captive-bolt gun is reported here. The pathophysiology observed, and related literature, indicate that the capacity of the victim to fire a second shot depended on the depth of skull penetration by the first shot and the ...
Atis Alev - - 2011
A case of cranioraschischisis including incomplete pentalogy of Cantrell (PC) is described. The female fetus had a large omphalocele with evisceration of the heart, left lung, liver, stomach, and intestines accompanying anencephaly, cervical, thoracal lumbar, spina bifida. The fetus had ectopia cordis and diaphragmatic agenesia with an intact sternum. We ...
Jamil Sajjad - - 2011
Mutation in genes encoding for proteins involved in glycogen synthesis, degradation or regulation results in various inborn errors of glycogen metabolism. The disorders that result in abnormal storage of glycogen are known as glycogen storage diseases (GSD). We report a rare and interesting case of a young boy who presented ...
Yildirim Erdo─čan Nilsen - - 2011
Psammoma bodies are round, concentrically laminated calcospherites ranging from 5 to 100 μm in diameter. They may indicate certain types of tumors including papillary carcinoma of the thyroid, meningioma and papillary serous tumors of the ovary, and to a lesser extent may be found in leiomyomas and angiomas of the ...
Walczak Dominik A - - 2011
Meckel's diverticulum is the most common congenital abnormality of alimentary tract. The antimesenteric location is one of the cardinal attribiutes of this pathology. We report case which tries to verify this dogma. The literature regarding uncommon location of Meckel's diverticulum was also reviewed.
Gosemann Jan-Hendrik - - 2011
PURPOSE: Megacystis microcolon intestinal hypoperistalsis syndrome (MMIHS) is a rare and the most severe form of functional intestinal obstruction in the newborn. This congenital condition is associated with non-obstructed urinary bladder, microcolon and decreased or absent intestinal peristalsis. This study was designed to determine the incidence and outcome of MMIHS. ...
Feng Ji-Feng - - 2011
Primary malignant fibrous histiocytoma (MFH) of the spleen is extremely rare. Since the first description of primary splenic MFH reported by Govoni et al in 1982, to the best of our knowledge, only 13 cases of MFH of the spleen have been reported in the English language literature in Medline. ...
Kotokey Ratan K - - 2011
A case of Falciparum malaria complicated with symmetrical peripheral gangrene has been discussed. This association is not very common as reported in the literature. The special feature of this case is that the patient had bilateral hypoglossal nerve palsy and the signs of pyramidal tract involvement which improved after conservative ...
Chaurasia Pramod Kumar - - 2011
Pituitary tumour have a wide way of presentation. Epistaxis due to pituitary adenoma has been rarely reported. There is no report of bleeding from nose as clinical first presentation in a child. We report the first case in literature where a child had epistaxis for eight months before deterioration of ...
Mohammed A - - 2011
Primary gastrointestinal angiosarcomas are very rare and those of the small bowel even more rare. We report a case which is the first in the literature from this part of the world. It presented in a 25-year-old woman with multiple dissemination and rapid fatality. Diagnosis was based on histological morphology ...
Ramalingam Karthikeyan - - 2011
A talon cusp is a supernumerary structure projecting from the dento-enamel junction to a variable distance towards the incisal edge of an anterior tooth. It consists of enamel, dentine and a variable amount of pulp tissue. Hyperactivity of the enamel organ during morpho-differentiation has been attributed to its formation. It ...
Janssen Kimberly - - 2011
The canal of Nuck is analogous to a patent processus vaginalis in a male, which normally loses its communication to the peritoneal cavity within the first year of life. Failure of obliteration of this tract can result in a hydrocele. We present a rare case of a 3-year-old girl with ...
Yong Paul J - - 2011
: There are few reported cases of rectovaginal fistula due to a neglected pessary, with few data to guide management. : An 83-year-old lady presented with an impacted Gellhorn pessary 5 years after insertion. Upon removal of the pessary in the operating room, a 4-cm high rectovaginal fistula was discovered. ...
Zhao Xiangrong - - 2011
Abstract Collagenous sprue is a severe malabsorptive disorder, histologically characterized by small intestinal villous and crypt atrophy, and a subepithelial collagen deposit, thicker than 12 µm, that entraps lamina propria cellular elements. Collagenous sprue is a rare disease entity, with only about 60 sporadic cases reported worldwide since it was first ...
Iv Michael - - 2011
The process of verbally reporting or manually retyping numeric data generated at dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry (DXA) involves numerous pitfalls. With use of a macro scripting editor, a customized macro was created to automate the transfer of data generated by a DXA scanner into a structured voice recognition dictation system without ...
Patel H - - 2011
The present statement reviews the evidence for universal newborn hearing screening (UNHS). A systematic review of the literature was conducted using Medline and using search dates from 1996 to the third week of August 2009. The following search terms were used: neonatal screening AND hearing loss AND hearing disorders. The ...
George Antony - - 2011
Primary neoplasms of the skeleton are rare, accounting for 0.2% of overall human tumor burden. Osteosarcoma (OS) accounts for 15-35% of all primary bone tumors, while gnathic osteosarcomas (GOS) represent 4-8% of all osteosarcomas. GOS shows a predilection for men, a peak incidence of 33 years, and affects the mandible ...
Schwartz Lawrence H - - 2011
To compare the content, clarity, and clinical usefulness of conventional (ie, free-form) and structured radiology reports of body computed tomographic (CT) scans, as evaluated by referring physicians, attending radiologists, and radiology fellows at a tertiary care cancer center. The institutional review board approved the study as a quality improvement initiative; ...
Vishwakarma Rajesh - - 2011
Diagnosis of frontal osteoma is usually by chance, but rarely these can produce exceptional ophthalmologic and neurological complications apart from cosmetic disfigurement. Etiology of frontal osteoma may be multifactorial. Surgical management should be site and size specific. A combination of open surgery and endoscopic methods would help confirm complete removal ...
Killedar Madhura Milind - - 2011
We report a very rare case of HEREDITARY ANGIOEDEMA, presenting as recurrent acute abdomen. A 22 yr old Maharastrian male, law college student, got admitted for about fifteen times in previous three years for severe, acute onset, upper abdominal pain, vomiting, distention and acute exudative inflammatory ascites .The whole episode used ...
Dawoodi Aryan I S - - 2012
Metatarsus adductus is the most common congenital foot abnormality. Whilst there is a growing body of evidence describing many aspects of this condition, basic questions regarding aetiology, management and treatment remain controversial. Diagnosis is achieved with clinical and radiological examination. The latter is particularly important for the diagnosis of mild ...
Peña Sarah - - 2011
Our objective was to report an incidental finding of thyroid hemiagenesis in a patient who presented with a left neck mass, present a review of literature, and to discuss management of this diagnosis. Case report and review of literature. An internet-based literature search was performed via Pubmed with key words, ...
Gupta R K - - 2011
Endometriosis is often seen in gynecology practice and is treated medically. However, intestinal involvement of endometriosis causing acute large bowel obstruction is uncommon and is difficult to differentiate from malignancy before surgery, owing to its similar colonoscopic and radiologic findings. We report a successfully-treated case of a 30-year-old woman in ...
Runge Thomas - - 2011
Epipericardial fat necrosis (EPFN) is an uncommon cause of chest pain. Typically manifesting as severe acute chest pain, EPFN can be mistaken for a serious disorder, such as pulmonary embolism or myocardial infarction. We report a case of EPFN, diagnosed tentatively based on clinical and radiographic findings, with documented resolution ...
Mahmood S - - 2011
Breast lymphoma is an uncommon neoplasm affecting the breast and is extremely rare in males. While gynaecomastia is common and in most cases benign, it can sometimes result from significant pathology and the physician should keep in mind the possible diseases that can lead to gynaecomastia. This paper reports a ...
Ziyade Sedat - - 2011
Tumours of the thoracic wall constitute a wide histological spectrum. However, the literature includes very few reports of a leiomyoma occurring at the extrapleural chest wall. In this report we present our experience together with a review of the literature. Our patient was a 33-year-old woman who was diagnosed with ...
Malekzad F - - 2011
Lipoid proteinosis is a rare autosomal recessive disorder which may be seen within a family very occasionally. Herein, we report lipoid proteinosis in two sisters characterized by verrucous lesions and hoarseness of voice, dysphagia and multiple beaded papules along the margins of their eyelids, fissured lips and thick ferenulum.
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Kwilecki Susan S Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, Radford University, Virginia, 24142, USA. - - 2011
After-death communications (ADCs) are reported encounters with a deceased loved one, a contemporary type of ghost experience heralded as therapeutic in coping with bereavement. Pertinent literature generally illustrates the healing power of ADCs with brief self-contained episodes. The functions of ADCs over the course of grief need exploration. To that ...
Mehrotra Divya - - 2011
Cherubism is a rare hereditary fibro-osseous lesion characterized by painless expansion of jaws in childhood and is known to regress without treatment after puberty. Wait and watch approach has been advocated by many authors. The disease starts early in life manifesting itself fully in the second decade of life and ...
Ghosh Swapan Kr - - 2011
Pleomorphic adenoma of the base of the tongue is a rare tumour. A case of a 40-year-old female with pleomorphic adenoma of the tongue base is reported here, with a review of the literature. Complete excision of the mass was done transorally under general anaesthesia.
Figueiredo Eberval Gadelha - - 2011
We systematically reviewed the literature concerning the anterior cranial fossa schwannomas to understand their pathogenesis, determine their origin, and standardize the terminology. We performed a MEDLINE, EMBASE, and Science Citation Index Expanded search of the literature; age, gender, clinical presentation, presence or absence of hyposmia, radiological features, and apparent origin ...
Ali Yasser Ali Hussein - - 2011
Hereditary multiple intestinal atresia (HMIA), a presumed autosomal recessive disorder, is an unusual and rare form of recurrent intestinal atresia which can be associated with severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID). The combination of HMIA and SCID is invariably lethal. The authors describe this fatal association in two siblings. The parents are ...
Pourmoghaddas Masoud - - 2011
Side branch wiring is not infrequently used to protect side branch flow after main vessel stenting. Rarely, it becomes difficult to retrieve the jailed wire behind the stent and therefore it may even be detached and remained in the circulation. This article presents a report of such a case and ...
Oppermann Brian P - - 2011
Purpose. Pseudoseptic arthritis is an acute inflammatory monoarthritis with a sterile synovial gram stain and culture. Pseudoseptic arthritis has been previously described in the literature in a variety of settings including rheumatoid arthritis and microcrystalline disease. Despite pseudoseptic arthritis being a described entity, there is little published data on this ...
Bender Jacqueline L - - 2011
Systematic reviews are recognized as the most effective means of summarizing research evidence. However, they are limited by the time and effort required to keep them up to date. Wikis present a unique opportunity to facilitate collaboration among many authors. The purpose of this study was to examine the use ...
Wanaguru Dylan - - 2011
A one-year-old child being investigated for urinary tract infection was diagnosed with a multiseptate gallbladder. The patient remains asymptomatic, and investigations demonstrate no associated anomalies. Forty-three cases, including 13 cases in children were identified in the literature. Their presentation and management were reviewed.
Nitnaware A Z - - 2011
Cystic Hygroma is a congenital lymphangiomatous tumour. It commonly involves the neck but is rarely associated with lymphangioma of the tongue. Presenting here a rare case having extensive tongue involvement giving a terrifying look and severe anaemia but without respiratory distress. Herewith submitting a case report with a brief review ...
Sharma Gaurav - - 2011
Transmigration of canine is a rare phenomenon. The prevalence of transmigration of mandibular canine has been found to be only 0.14%-0.31%. The treatment of impacted transmigrated canine is very complicated if it is diagnosed at a later stage. We report 4 cases of transmigration of mandibular canine and review the ...
Bhandari Hanul Srinivas HS Neurology Department, UT Southwestern Medical Centre, Austin, Texas, United States. - - 2011
Foreign accent syndrome (FAS) is a poorly understood and studied syndrome as it is indeed a rare entity. Since its first description in 1907 by French neurologist Pierre Marie involving a patient who presented with an Alsatian accent, there are approximately only 60 cases reported in the literature. The majority ...
Janse Julienne A - - 2011
Cases of cervical carcinoma metastasing to the transposed ovary are rarely reported in the literature. In this report, the authors present the case of a 53-year-old woman with a persisting, unsuspected cyst in the right transposed ovary, 10 years after treatment for adenosquamous carcinoma of the cervix. It is the ...
Gordon Amber S - - 2011
Simultaneous presentation of multiple primary central nervous system (CNS) malignancies is extremely rare. There have been only eight cases of meningiomas co-existing with primary cerebral lymphoma, reported in the literature. We present a case of a patient who underwent surgical resection of an olfactory grove meningioma that was interdigitated with ...
Hasan Saqib S Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, NY 10003, - - 2011
The use of bioabsorbable cross-pin transcondylar fixation has remained a viable option for femoral fixation in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Although numerous biomechanical studies have demonstrated high fixation strength and minimal slippage with use of this method of fixation, there have been increasing reports of a variety of clinical complications ...
Khan Suleman Abbas - - 2011
Ossifying fibroma is a rare benign fibro-osseous neoplasm of the jaw characterized by substitution of normal bone by fibrous tissues and newly formed calcified products such as bone, cementum or both. It is a well-demarcated lesion that differentiates it from fibrous dysplasia. This case report describes a rare case of ...
Kalita Ondrej - - 2011
Intramedullary spinal cord metastasis (ISCM) is the rarest type of CNS involvement by systemic malignant tumours. Optimal management of patients with ISCMs remains ambiguous. Based on two cases reported from our department, we focused on the strategy for intramedullary spinal cord metastases surgery.
Leong James Chiung Yoong - - 2011
The authors report the case of a 66-year-old lady referred to the acute eye clinic with left homonymous hemianopia following sclerotherapy for left lower limb varicose veins and review the literature on sclerotherapy-induced visual loss.
Vijayaraghavan R R Department of General & Laparoscopic Surgery, RMV Hospital, Bangalore, Karnataka, India. - - 2011
An adolescent boy underwent laparoscopic evaluation with persisting fever associated with colicky abdominal pain of about 3 weeks duration after a CT study of his abdomen revealed mesenteric adenopathy. Histopathological evaluation of the excised mesenteric nodes showed features of histiocytic necrotising lymphadenopathy suggestive of Kikuchi-Fujimoto lymphadenopathy which was confirmed on ...
Pergialiotis V - - 2011
Endometriosis is a frequent benign disease presenting in more than 10% of women in reproductive age. Although its course is usually benign, it has characteristics of malignant disease, such as progressive course, implantation at distant sites, creation of a microenvironment that renders its course independent and mobilization of the immune ...
Vergers-Spooren H C HC Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Sint Franciscus Gasthuis, Kleiweg 500, 3045 PM Rotterdam, The - - 2011
Rectal lesions without anal sphincter trauma in childbirth are only sporadically described in literature. We describe the case of a 29-year-old primigravida who delivered a child in frank breech presentation. During the second stage of labour a foot presented transanally through a rectal laceration with intact anal sphincters. The laceration ...
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