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Al-Niaimi F - - 2012
Lichen sclerosus (LS) is a chronic inflammatory skin disorder first described in 1887 by Hallopeau(1). It typically affects the anogenital area and presents clinically with ivory-white atrophic patches or plaques with associated telangiectasia and purpura(2). Only 4 cases of peristomal LS have been reported in the literature, and it has ...
Vogel Todd R - - 2012
Abstract Background: Sepsis is an excessive systemic inflammatory response activated by invasive infection. There has been substantial epidemiologic literature addressing perceived disparities in sepsis by demographic factors such as gender and race. There also have been multiple examinations of the disparities of sepsis with regard to environmental and socioeconomic factors. ...
Donovan Ellen P - - 2012
The potential for para-occupational (or "take-home") exposure to a number of chemicals has been recognized for over 60 years. We conducted a literature review in order to characterize reported cases of asbestos-related disease among household contacts of workers occupationally exposed to asbestos. Over 200 published articles were evaluated. Nearly 60 ...
Mehta Vikas - - 2012
BACKGROUND: Paragangliomas are rare, vascular, and predominantly benign neoplasms of neural crest origin. They typically arise in the head and neck from the carotid body, jugulotympanic, or vagal paraganglia. Rarely, paragangliomas occur in the larynx. Only 2 cases of hypopharyngeal paraganglioma have been reported. We discuss the case of a ...
Celik Ozgür - - 2012
Background Obstructive hydrocephalus caused by vertebrobasilar dolichoectasia is an extremely rare entity. Cerebrospinal fluid pathway obstruction may be localized at the level of either the foramina of Monro or the cerebral aqueduct. Radiological imaging can sometimes be misleading in establishing the precise location of the obstruction, which is crucial in ...
Keh S M - - 2012
Objective: This case report aims to raise awareness amongst clinicians of ear presentation of cutaneous borrelia. Case report: We report a recent case of borrelia lymphocytoma cutis benigna in a child presenting with unilateral earlobe swelling, who was otherwise well. A review of the English language literature, including management of ...
Ho Allen C - - 2012
To review the evidence regarding the safety and efficacy of current anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) pharmacotherapies for the treatment of diabetic macular edema (DME). Literature searches last were conducted in September 2011, in PubMed with no date restrictions, limited to articles published in English, and in the Cochrane Library ...
Chami Rose - - 2012
Abstract Fibroblastic and myofibroblastic tumours constitute an important group of neoplasms in children and adolescents. These span the full spectrum of clinical behaviour ranging from benign, to intermediate and malignant. We report a case of a benign mesenchymal tumour with myofibroblastic differentiation in a 9-year-old girl arising in the left ...
Di Chiacchio N G - - 2012
A 10-year-old boy, phototype V, presented with a 6-month history of a dark macula on his 2(nd) right toenail. The patient had been under treatment for vitiligo for the past three years with topical and systemic corticosteroids and phototherapy (UVB narrow band). The lesions on the skin fluctuated with periods ...
Hoffmann Eike - - 2012
Styloid-carotid artery syndrome was first described by Eagle and is associated with cervical and facial pain caused by head movement resulting from mechanical compression of the carotid nerve plexus due to an elongated styloid process. The case of a 49-year-old man with persistent cervical pain, neurological symptoms and an elongated ...
Li Jiang-Ming - - 2012
OBJECTIVE: The objective of this study was to analyze the clinical and laboratory features, treatments, and prognosis of ankylosing spondylitis (AS) associated with bilateral temporomandibular joint ankylosis (TMJA). METHODS: A PubMed search was conducted from 1966 to date, and the references of published studies were also checked to identify additional ...
Khan Shahid A SA Department of Hepatology and Gastroenterology Section, Imperial College London, London, UK. - - 2012
The British Society of Gastroenterology guidelines on the management of cholangiocarcinoma were originally published in 2002. This is the first update since then and is based on a comprehensive review of the recent literature, including data from randomised controlled trials, systematic reviews, meta-analyses, cohort, prospective and retrospective studies.
Bartels Enrika - - 2012
The VATER/VACTERL association is typically defined by the presence of at least three of the following congenital malformations: vertebral anomalies, anal atresia, cardiac malformations, tracheo-esophageal fistula, renal anomalies, and limb abnormalities. The identification of 14 twin pairs with an initial diagnosis of VATER/VACTERL association at our clinical centers led to ...
Kombaté K - - 2012
This general review of the biomedical literature indexed on Medline (PubMed) and Pascal (INIST) over the past 40 years (1970-2010), supplemented by some unindexed studies, found 89 articles published about basidiobolomycosis. These case reports (n = 67) and series (n = 22) described 172 cases of basidiobolomycosis (84 in Asia, 47 in tropical Africa, ...
Tindell K - - 2012
Please cite this paper as: Tindell K, Garfinkel R, Abu-Haydar E, Ahn R, Burke T, Conn K, Eckardt M. Uterine balloon tamponade for the treatment of postpartum haemorrhage in resource-poor settings: a systematic review. BJOG 2012; DOI: 10.1111/j.1471-0528.2012.03454.x. Background  Effective interventions addressing postpartum haemorrhage (PPH) are critically needed to reduce ...
Savage-Elliott Ian - - 2012
PURPOSE: A literature review of the deltoid ligament was conducted, examining the current literature on anatomy, function, and treatment strategies. In particular, anatomical inconsistencies within the literature were evaluated, and detailed anatomical dissections are presented. METHODS: A literature search was conducted on PubMed using keywords relevant to the deltoid ligament ...
Burns Carol J - - 2012
A qualitative review of the epidemiological literature on the herbicide 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4-D) and health after 2001 is presented. In order to compare the exposure of the general population, bystanders and occupational groups, their urinary levels were also reviewed. In the general population, 2,4-D exposure is at or near the ...
Kraemer Paul - - 2012
Study Design. Systematic Review.Objective. The purpose of this paper was to undertake a systematic review to determine how "adjacent segment degeneration", "adjacent segment disease" or clinical pathologic processes that serve as surrogates for adjacent segment pathology are classified and defined in the peer-reviewed literature.Summary of Background Data. Adjacent Segment Degeneration ...
Ugboaja Onyinye C - - 2012
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: The purpose of this review is to assess the most recent findings and literature on the effect of minerals and antioxidant vitamins in the prevention of development and progression of cataract. RECENT FINDINGS: To retrieve most recent and relevant articles for this review, an intense and thorough ...
Tanboon Jantima - - 2012
ABSTRACT:: Signet-ring cell/histiocytoid carcinomas of the eyelid are rare, slow-growing, and locally aggressive tumors. They predominantly affect elderly men and clinically resemble chronic inflammatory process such as blepharitis and chalazion. To date, the histogenesis of the tumors is still controversial. Only 27 cases of primary signet-ring cell/histiocytoid carcinomas of the ...
Kempf Werner - - 2012
Mycosis fungoides (MF) is the most common type of cutaneous lymphoma and has protean clinicopathological manifestations. Follicular or folliculotropic MF (FMF) is a rare variant, which histopathologically is characterized by pronounced folliculotropism of neoplastic T cells, with or without follicular mucinosis, and clinically by an impaired prognosis compared to classic ...
Akinosoglou Karolina - - 2012
Cedecea spp. represent a new member of the Enterobacteriaceae family, and although they are commonly described, they have rarely been reported as causes of invasive infection. The species' inherent resistance to antibiotics makes their management extremely challenging, especially in the context of immunocompromise when infections occur. We hereby report a ...
Kung Simon S Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA. - - 2012
Nightmares, frequently associated with posttraumatic stress disorder and clinically relevant in today's world of violence, are difficult to treat, with few pharmacologic options. We performed a systematic review to evaluate the evidence for the use of prazosin in the treatment of nightmares. A comprehensive search was performed using the databases ...
Derderian Christopher A - - 2012
Posterior vault expansion using distraction osteogenesis has become a vital instrument in our institution, particularly as a first-line treatment in syndromic craniosynostosis. In this review, we highlight the several advantages, diverse utility, and technicalities of the operative procedure. A review of the literature and explanation of the technical details of ...
Chhabra Lovely - - 2012
Individual practice patterns of cardiologists and internists vary in interpreting electrocardiograms by measuring and defining significant ST deviation using different segments as isoelectric references. Even standard electrocardiography textbooks and recent literature studies provide variable opinions for using isoelectric references and measurement of ST-segment deflections. In our current manuscript, we aim ...
Hochberg Marc C - - 2012
Epidemiologic and clinical research in OA continues to focus on analytic and descriptive epidemiology, and the role of both nonpharmacologic and pharmacologic therapies in the management of OA, respectively. A systematic literature review was conducted using PubMed for the period between September 1, 2011 and March 31, 2012. Selected articles ...
Song Byong Han - - 2012
ABSTRACT:: Mucinous nevus is a rare entity classified as either cutaneous mucinosis or connective tissue nevi. Clinically, multiple papules or plaques develop at birth or in early adulthood and grow to form verrucous or nevoid feature with a unilateral or often zosteriform distribution on the trunk. Histopathologically, it is characterized ...
Fiorentino Alba - - 2012
Glioblastoma (GBM) developed metastases rarely and the prognosis, in these cases, was very poor. We reported a 30-year patient who, developing intramedullary and leptomeningeal metastases from GBM, underwent palliative spinal radiotherapy (RT) and Bevacizumab.
Pittman M - - 2012
The aim of this paper is to illustrate a rare case of primary aortoenteric fistula in the presence of disseminated infection and review the critical decision-making process. A clinical case was reviewed for its initial presentation, planning of treatment strategy and outcome. A secondary literature search for discussion on current ...
Piastra M - - 2012
Transfusion-related acute lung injury (TRALI) is a frequently under-diagnosed, although potentially fatal, condition that represents a leading cause of transfusion-related morbidity and mortality even in pediatric patients. Its main clinical features are characterized by rapidly evolving respiratory distress, hypoxia, pulmonary edema, and bilateral infiltrates on chest radiograph during or within ...
Mochizuki Kyoko - - 2012
A yolk sac tumor (YST) of the vulva is extremely rare and highly malignant with recurrence frequently occurring within a year. This report presents the 13th known case of vulvar YST, with recurrence occurring after the longest known follow-up period so far reported in the literature.
Troeltzsch Matthias - - 2012
Odontomas account for the largest fraction of odontogenic tumors and are frequent causes of tooth impaction. A case of a 13-year-old female patient with an odontoma-associated impaction of a mandibular molar is presented with a review of the literature. Preoperative planning involved simple and convenient methods such as clinical examination ...
Layshock Julie A - - 2012
Reaerosolization or resuspension-that is, the reintroduction of previously airborne particles into the atmosphere-is a complex phenomenon. Microbial reaerosolization is particularly poorly understood because few studies have been done in this area, and many of the studies that have been performed are not in the peer-reviewed literature. The reaerosolization of Bacillus ...
Rostad C A - - 2012
Bartonella henselae, the etiologic agent of cat-scratch disease, causes a well-defined, self-limited syndrome of fever and regional lymphadenopathy in immunocompetent hosts. In immunocompromised hosts, however, B. henselae can cause severe disseminated disease and pathologic vasoproliferation known as bacillary angiomatosis (BA) or bacillary peliosis. BA was first recognized in patients infected ...
de Nazaré Alves de Oliveira Camila - - 2012
Tonsilloliths and calcified carotid atheromas are dystrophic calcifications that can be identified in routine oral radiographs. This case report is the first description in the English literature of the simultaneous occurrence of bilateral tonsilloliths and calcified carotid atheromas. Panoramic oral radiographs from a 62-year-old woman presented bilateral radiopaque images of ...
Shah Seemit V - - 2012
Fibromatosis in the maxillofacial region is a very rare occurrence among diverse pathologic conditions, and because of the rarity of this tumor, definite treatment regimen is not established, which may be a contributing factor for a high recurrence rate. Fibromatosis may attain a large size and cause compression, infiltration, and ...
Abdulaziz Sultana - - 2012
The primary objective of this study is to describe the demographics and clinical characteristics of patients with Poncet's disease (PD) in the Makkah region in Saudi Arabia, where tuberculosis is on the rise. The secondary objective is conducting a PD systematic literature review to compare our findings. We studied seven ...
Delaney H M - - 2012
Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (HHT) is an autosomal dominant disorder characterized by mucocutaneous telangiectases and arteriovenous malformations (AVMs). The disease rarely presents in the neonatal period, primarily manifesting with epistaxis and gastrointestinal bleeding in adulthood. Occasionally, HHT can also present with symptoms related to AVMs in the cerebral, pulmonary or gastrointestinal ...
Gauthier Saskia - - 2012
The installation of wood pellet heating as a cost-effective and climatically neutral source of energy for private households has increased steadily in recent years. We report two deaths that occurred within the space of about a year in wood pellet storerooms of private households in German-speaking countries and were investigated ...
Blum Marissa A - - 2012
Although much research has documented disparities exist for utilization of TJA, additional studies have shown that we have not narrowed the gap. Because multiple studies have shown that insurance and access to care are not necessarily underlying causes for these disparities, other studies have shown that there are real and ...
Thomé Emanuela Plech - - 2012
Papular elastorrhexis is a rare acquired disease, first described in 1987 by Bordas, which has been very rarely reported in the literature. It is characterized by small asymptomatic non-follicular papules, mainly distributed in the trunk. Histology of the lesions shows homogenization of collagen and fragmentation of elastic fibers in the ...
Folaranmi Semiu Eniola - - 2012
Proximal large bowel volvulus is considered as an extremely rare surgical emergency in children. Approximately 40 cases have been reported, and because of its rarity, the diagnosis is often missed or delayed. The purpose of this study was to review the presentation, treatment, and clinical outcome of proximal large bowel ...
Kuhn A - - 2012
We present the case of a 23-year-old female patient with acute liver failure following intake of minocycline. This patient had severe hypereosinophilia and massively increased IgE levels. Experimental studies in this case revealed elevated IFN-γ-, as well as TNF-α-producing CD4+ and CD8+ T-cells after in vitro stimulation with minocycline, indicating ...
Farsak Bora - - 2012
Primary spontaneous coronary artery dissection is one of the rare causes of acute myocardial infarction and is mostly fatal. Previous studies report that it is mostly seen in middle-aged women in the last trimester of pregnancy and early postpartum period. Clinical presentation of the disease is variable in pattern, and ...
Santhirakumar M - - 2012
Introduction: Hoarseness is common and can have a major impact on patients' quality of life. We report a rare case of hoarseness secondary to haemodialysis. Case report: A 62-year-old man described developing transient hoarseness after haemodialysis sessions, which he underwent three times weekly. Fibre-optic nasendoscopy showed incomplete glottis closure due ...
Leong Samuel C - - 2012
Complications during aural impression-taking for hearing aids are relatively rare. We present a case to highlight the need for vigilance when taking an aural impression and review the literature to identify other cases in order to assess the range of complications encountered and the sequelae of this potentially serious problem. ...
Mehrpour Omid - - 2012
Aluminum phosphide (AlP) as 3 g tablet is widely used in Iran to protect stored food grains from pests. Hyperglycemia following its ingestion has been already reported in the recent years but severe hypoglycemia is uncommon. Here, we report a 19 year old male who attempted suicide with one tablet ...
Salihu H M - - 2012
The aim of this paper was to assess whether maternal obesity causes preeclampsia. A systematic literature review of the previous two decades (1992-2011) was conducted. The exposure was maternal obesity while the outcome of interest was preeclampsia. Our review revealed consistent findings showing strong association between obesity and preeclampsia. Multiple ...
Cerilli Lisa A - - 2012
Context.-A variety of inflammatory disorders may affect the colon, with widely differing clinical outcomes and management. These conditions encompass a spectrum of acute and chronic conditions. Objective.-Review the pathology of the major colitides and highlight the most diagnostically useful features. Data Sources.-Review of recent literature supplemented with personal experience in ...
Kwon Jang Hoon - - 2012
The occurrence of an adenocarcinoma arising from a rectal diverticulum that causes mechanical ileus is very rare. Recently, we diagnosed a case of a mucinous adenocarcinoma in a rectal diverticulum after an emergent abdominal perineal resection and permanent colostomy by laparotomy. Here, we present a case report and a review ...
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