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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 ...
Chung Su Ryeun - - 2012
Thymoma is a common anterior mediastinal mass, although thymomas have occasionally been found in the neck, pulmonary hillus, or posterior mediastinum. But a thymoma within the middle mediastinum has rarely been reported. We report a thymoma arising in the middle mediastinum with a review of the literature.
Lee Hae Young - - 2012
Solitary plasmacytoma of the bone, and especially of a single rib, is a rare disease. Here we report a 73-year old male patient complaining of continuous chest wall pain around the right 5th rib shaft who underwent a wide excision of the rib tumor with surrounding connective tissue. He was ...
Lambade Pravin - - 2012
BACKGROUND: A tooth is said to be ectopic if it is malpositioned either due to congenital factors or displaced due to pathological lesions. The incidence of osteomyelitis of condyle has a rare occurrence, very few cases have been reported, either their etiology is unknown or is due to hematogenous spread ...
Aoki Marie - - 2012
Abstract Background: We recently encountered a case of a midline upper lip sinus, one of the rarest congenital lip sinuses. Several embryological hypotheses have been proposed regarding the etiology of this rare disease, but it remains obscure. Methods: We reviewed all cases of upper lip sinus reported in the English ...
Savasta S - - 2012
Agenesis of the internal carotid artery and hypoplasia of the internal carotid artery are rare congenital abnormalities, involving less than 0.01% of the general population. Congenital hypopituitarism is also a rare condition; thus, the association of the two entities is unlikely to be casual. We describe one pediatric case of ...
Park Joo Hyun - - 2012
Pyriform sinus fistula (PSF) is a rare branchial pouch anomaly. Circumferential chemocauterization of the opening with trichloroacetic acid (TCA) is a simple, reliable treatment of choice with little morbidity. However, we experienced two cases of vocal fold immobility after chemocauterization of the PSF opening with TCA. Vocal fold mobility recovered ...
Teare L - - 2012
This report describes a risk assessment and subsequent actions following isolation of Legionella pneumophila serogroup 1 in the water supply to a birthing pool during a planned maintenance programme. A literature search for cases of neonatal legionellosis identified 24 reports of cases among babies aged <2 months, two of which ...
Posadzki Paul - - 2012
PURPOSE: The aim of this overview of systematic reviews is to summarise and critically evaluate the evidence from systematic reviews of the adulteration and contamination of herbal medicinal products (HMPs). METHODS: Five electronic databases were searched to identify all relevant systematic reviews. RESULTS: Twenty-six systematic reviews met our inclusion criteria. ...
Wang Hui-Ching - - 2012
A 56-year-old male had periodic fever for 5 years and suffered from auditory hallucination and hearing impairment for 3 years. Xerostomia, xerophthalmia, elevated anti-SSA/Ro tilter, positive Schirmer's test, and lymphocyte infiltrate of mucoserous gland in lip biopsy of this case confirmed the diagnosis of primary Sjogren's syndrome (pSS). We review literature for ...
Lahey Edward - - 2012
This is a case report of an unusual odontogenic myxoma with calcifications, one of three reported in the literature. It had a typical radiographic appearance although it presented in an older patient. The presence of osteo-cementum-like calcification raises other differential diagnoses but does not in and of itself mitigate the ...
Hussain Hidayat - - 2012
Context: Herbal remedies have been employed for the treatment and management of various ailments since the beginning of human civilization. Voacanga is an extensive genus of the family Apocynaceae and consists of small trees inhabiting the tropical and subtropical regions of Africa. Voacanga plants have been used in the treatment ...
Lodise Maria - - 2012
ABSTRACT: A fatality following the ingestion of ibuprofen is reported. Ibuprofen is a prototypical nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug widely prescribed as an analgesic, anti-inflammatory, and antipyretic agent. To date, there are few case reports of fatal overdose with ibuprofen, following ibuprofen self-poisoning or accidental overdose. We report the case of a ...
Rongioletti F - - 2012
Background  Erythema gyratum repens (EGR) is a rare clinical entity that is considered to be an obligatory paraneoplastic disease. According to the literature, an underlying neoplasm can be detected in 82% of the cases. Objectives  The aim of this systemic review was to evaluate the association of EGR with malignancies ...
Noble Sarah - - 2012
A case is presented in which topical tranexamic acid was used to stop local bleeding from a nipple following piercing in a young man with haemophilia. This case, with a review of the relevant literature, highlights the use of topical tranexamic acid as part of a methodical approach to stop ...
Rehman Tayyab - - 2012
Serratia marcescens is an extremely rare cause of necrotizing fasciitis. We report the first case of necrotizing fasciitis of the chest wall due to infection with S. marcescens that initially manifested as bilateral breast necrosis. The patient had a fulminant course leading to death within 72 h of presentation. Literature ...
Ulus Aykan - - 2012
INTRODUCTION: Complications of ventriculoperitoneal (V/P) shunt surgery are generally due to infection, or mechanical or dynamic dysfunction. Thoracic complications like cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) hydrothorax are rarely seen. PATIENT AND METHODS: We present a CSF hydrothorax patient as a rare complication of V/P shunt surgery and review of the literature. The ...
Okoye Cordelia N - - 2012
All medico-legal cases investigated by the Nebraska Institute of Forensic Sciences, Inc. in Lincoln, Nebraska, USA, between 2003 and 2009, were reviewed for deaths which occurred in custody (n = 38). The causes of death, in ranked order, were natural causes 37% (14/38), followed by homicide 21% (8/38), accident 21% (8/38), and ...
Pohlman Garrett D - - 2012
Paraphimosis is a urologic emergency that has the potential for serious penile injury, including gangrene and tissue necrosis, if left unattended for a period of time. Multiple different techniques for reduction of paraphimosis have been proposed. We present a novel approach to paraphimosis reduction that utilizes CoFlex(®), a flexible self-adhering ...
Anseeuw Kurt - - 2012
Smoke inhalation is a common cause of cyanide poisoning during fires, resulting in injury and even death. In many cases of smoke inhalation, cyanide has increasingly been recognized as a significant toxicant. The diagnosis of cyanide poisoning remains very difficult, and failure to recognize it may result in inadequate or ...
Li Zhiqi - - 2012
Intracranial clear cell meningioma (CCM) is very rare and often has an aggressive clinical course. The predilection site of intracranial CCM in children was cerebellopontine angle where represents challenging tumor resection because of the vicinity of brainstem, vertebral artery, and lower cranial nerve. Therefore, special consideration is required for this ...
Ismail Tariq - - 2012
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE: Punica granatum L. (Punicaceae) has been used for centuries in many cultures for the prevention and treatment of a wide number of health disorders such as inflammation, diabetes, diarrhea, dysentery, dental plaque and to combat intestinal infections and malarial parasites. AIM OF THE REVIEW: This review aims at ...
Hu Amy Yichen - - 2012
We report a case of polymicrobial bacteremia and ascending cholangitis involving Raoultella planticola (formerly Klebsiella planticola) as described below. The case prompted a comprehensive literature search of English language articles indexed in Medline, Embase and Google Scholar databases. A review article (Yokota et al., 2012) summarizing six cases of human ...
DeMers Gerard G University of California at San Diego Medical Center, San Diego, California 92103, - - 2012
Alteplase (tPA) is a United States (US) Food and Drug Administration-approved treatment for acute ischemic stroke, though there are significant barriers to thrombolytic use, including Emergency Physicians' (EPs') concern for level of supporting evidence. To review the medical literature on the topic of acute cerebrovascular accident (CVA) management and to ...
Roehm Corrie E - - 2012
OBJECTIVE: Invasive rhinocerebral fungal infections are a difficult and often fatal problem in children with hematologic malignancies, with increasing reports of rare pathogens. We describe a case of congenital acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) and invasive fungal rhinosinusitis involving Acremonium and Phoma species, not previously reported in invasive pediatric fungal rhinosinusitis, ...
Smith Nicholas A - - 2012
A review of the literature pertaining to the production and separation of (67)Cu. This isotope is useful from both therapeutic and diagnostic standpoints due to its medium energy beta particle, gamma emissions, and 2.6-day half-life. It has been produced via proton, neutron, and gamma irradiations on zinc followed by solvent ...
Aresti Nick - - 2012
Eponyms are widely used in medicine and their use has been the subject of much debate recently. Advocates stress their historical significance, their ability to simplify complex terminology and their addition of character to science. Opponents cite the controversy among those eponyms and highlight the lack of both scientific and ...
Kurian Shweta - - 2012
Oxaliplatin in combination with a fluoropyrimide is a treatment option for colorectal cancer patients in the adjuvant and metastatic settings. Very few hematological emergencies have been reported associated with Oxaliplatin. These include autoimmune hemolytic anemia, thrombocytopenia and pancytopenia. We present a case report of a patient who developed hematuria and ...
Ali Syed M - - 2012
Smooth muscle tumours of the round ligament of the uterus are rare and can mimic an inguinal hernia. Preoperative diagnosis can be established by a computed tomography scan of the abdomen or an exploration of the inguinal canal. Surgical excision is the curative treatment.
Muthappan M - - 2012
Meningeal melanocytomas are rare tumours of the central nervous system, most commonly found in the intracranial compartment (posterior cranial fossa). Spinal lesions are uncommon, with the majority being intradural, extramedullary lesions. Intramedullary melanocytomas are extremely rare and are most commonly found in the thoracic region. We report a patient with ...
Kuperan Arjuna B - - 2012
We present an unusual case of a lingual leiomyomatous hamartoma, along with a current literature review of this previously under reported lesion. Described is a case of a 5 month-old male presenting with a posterior midline tongue mass and surgical excision yielded pathology consistent with a leiomyomatous hamartoma. A comprehensive ...
Mazaheri Masood - - 2012
A previous review concluded that postural sway is increased in patients with low back pain (LBP). However, more detailed analysis of the literature shows that postural deficit may be dependent on experimental conditions in which patients with LBP have been assessed. The research question to be answered in this review ...
Lee Kyung-Hwa - - 2012
Chordoid meningioma is an uncommon variant of meningioma, and is very rarely found in the pineal region. We report a case of pineal region chordoid meningioma occurring in a young woman complicated by repetitive hemorrhages in the setting of pregnancy. A 23-year-old woman, 28 weeks pregnant, was transferred to our ...
Dawar Richa - - 2012
OBJECTIVE: To describe a unique case of secondary gliosarcoma (SGS) with widespread extra-cranial metastases that developed more than 5 years after the initial diagnosis of glioblastoma multiforme (GBM). This interval is the longest among the cases reported to date. METHODS: A PUBMED search using the key words "secondary gliosarcoma" and ...
van Hest N A H - - 2012
Treatment success measured by treatment outcome monitoring (TOM) is a key programmatic output of tuberculosis (TB) control programmes. We performed a systematic literature review on national level TOM in the 30 European Union/European Economic Areas (EU/EEA) countries to summarise methods used to collect and report data on TOM.Online reference bibliographic ...
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