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Sheth Anuradha - - 2011
A 35 year old woman presented with 18 months history of a painless, soft, well-circumscribed, vulvar subcutaneous lump which measured approximately 7 cm. The lesion was completely excised and microscopically was consistent with a hibernoma. According to the available literature in English, this is the first reported case of hibernoma ...
Pandya Amit - - 2011
Hibernoma is a rare benign tumor of brown fat origin. It is found in locations where brown adipose tissue is present in the fetus. These locations include the neck, axilla, thorax, and extremities. Retroperitoneal hibernoma is an extremely rare site of presentation. We present a rare case of presacral hibernoma. ...
Arrabal-Polo Miguel Angel - - 2011
The incidence of prostatic abscess is 0.5% in relation to all prostate pathologies and usually occurs in patients with diabetes or with some degree of immunosuppression. The case of a male patient, 84 years old, with a history of arterial hypertension and mild renal failure, presenting high fever, prostate syndrome, ...
Yamazhan Mustafa - - 2011
INTRODUCTION: Literature review revealed descriptions of three cellular blue nevus (CBN) in the gynecologic tract. Two of them were myometrial CBN and incidental findings in hysterectomies performed in women aged 37 and 48 years. The single ectocervical CBN involving the hymenal ring and vagina was reported in a 19-year-old woman. The ...
Kainuma Kazuyuki - - 2011
Abstract The sites of lymph node metastasis of papillary thyroid carcinomas are typically the paratracheal and jugular lymph nodes. On the other hand, metastasis to the retropharyngeal or parapharyngeal nodes from papillary thyroid carcinomas is very rare. During the last two decades, limited to cases with a histologically definite diagnosis ...
Parvizi N - - 2011
Objective:Periorbital cellulitis secondary to rhinosinusitis is common. However, very rarely this can be complicated by a lacrimal gland abscess. We report such a case.Method:We present a case report and literature review concerning lacrimal gland abscess secondary to periorbital cellulitis.Results:Due to the location of this condition, prompt assessment and management is ...
Chaudhary Neena - - 2011
Schwannomas can originate in any peripheral, autonomic, or cranial nerve except the olfactory and optic nerves. Between 25 and 48% of all schwannomas have been reported to arise in the head and neck, with the acoustic nerve being the most common site of origin there. Schwannomas of the palatine tonsil ...
Chen Kai-Hsiang - - 2011
Case reports and a review of literature of the coexistence of motor neuron disease (MND) and frontotemporal dementia (FTD). All three patients demonstrated generalized lower motor neuron signs and very few upper motor neuron signs. In the level of patterns of cognitive impairments, neuropsychological studies do not distinguish between patients ...
Terterov Sergei - - 2011
Intramedullary abscess of the spinal cord is a rare entity, especially in the setting of an intracardiac shunt, which, to our knowledge, has not been described in the literature. Here we present a case of an intramedullary spinal cord abscess in a patient with a patent foramen ovale. The article ...
Deshmukh A D - - 2011
An ectopic thyroid gland may be present in any location along the path of migration from the foramen caecum to the mediastinum. The most common locations for an ectopic thyroid are the lingual thyroid followed by median cervical cysts. An ectopic thyroid in the submandibular region is extremely rare. We ...
Lee Yeon Soo - - 2011
Myolipoma is a rare benign tumor, composed of irregularly admixed adipose tissue and smooth muscle fibers. Few literature studies have described the radiologic appearance of myolipoma, especially in the soft tissue. No MRI findings in subcutaneous myolipoma of an extremity have been reported. Here, we report on the case of ...
Chakraborti Shrijeet - - 2011
Myxopapillary ependymoma (MPE), which is a benign histological subtype of ependymoma, is found predominantly in the cauda equina region. It occurs rarely in the brain and mostly as a metastatic deposit from a spinal lesion. The occurrence of primary intracranial MPE is exceptional, with only 11 cases reported to date. ...
Sarkar Joy - - 2011
Abstract Background: Submucosal abscesses are rare in the gastrointestinal tract. Although they have been reported throughout the tract, occurrence within the appendix has not been described. Methods: Case report and review of the current literature. Results: We present the case of a patient with a periappendiceal mass found incidentally on ...
Akhaddar Ali - - 2011
Abstract Background: Spinal cord abscesses are rare. Acute lesions may present as spinal cord syndrome with back pain and fever, whereas chronic abscesses tend to have a less specific symptomatology, especially in elderly patients. Methods: Case report and review of the pertinent literature. Case Report: An 82-year old male with ...
Kim Jin Pyeong - - 2011
Penetrating neck injuries are potentially dangerous and require emergent management because of the presence of vital structures in the neck. Penetrating vascular trauma to zone I and III of the neck is potentially life-threatening. An accurate diagnosis and adequate surgical intervention are critical to the successful outcome of penetrating trauma ...
Roy A A - - 2011
Oncocytomas are uncommon tumours that occur in a number of specific anatomical locations within the head, neck, chest, abdomen and pelvis. When occurring in the retroperitoneum, oncocytomas almost always arise from either the kidney or adrenal gland. With this case we present the imaging findings of an exceptionally rare retroperitoneal ...
O'Brien C - - 2011
Spinal epidural abscess is a rare, but potentially devastating, infection. The atypical involvement of more than five spinal levels (termed "extensive") is very uncommon. In this report we discuss the successful non-operative treatment of a 71-year-old male with an anteriorly located holocord abscess and review the pertinent literature.
Chi Angela C - - 2012
Intravascular fasciitis (IF) is an unusual variant of nodular fasciitis. It is characterized by intraluminal, intramural, and extramural involvement of small to large arteries or veins. Only three cases involving the oral cavity have been reported previously in the literature. Here we present an additional case of oral IF arising ...
Mandapat Aimee Luna - - 2011
Abstract A 55-y-old woman with no previous medical history presented with a 3-day history of progressive headache, nausea, emesis, right-sided facial numbness, and right-sided extremity weakness. Serial magnetic resonance imaging demonstrated rapid enlargement of a left-sided ring-enhancing dorsal pontine lesion with an exophytic portion, raising concern for an abscess. A ...
Cetin Bulent - - 2011
Ameloblastic fibrosarcoma or ameloblastic sarcoma is an extremely rare odontogenic neoplasm. We report a case of an ameloblastic fibrosarcoma arising from thyroid gland in a 44 year-old woman. Following total thyroidectomy, a histopathologic, immunohistologic, and genotypic examination revealed ameloblastic fibrosarcoma. The tumor was composed of odontogenic epithelium, resembling that of ameloblastoma, ...
Yano Koichi - - 2011
Nodular fasciitis, a benign soft tissue tumor, occurs most frequently in the forearm and is generally divided into subcutaneous, intramuscular, and fascial types. Intraneural nodular fasciitis has been reported in only 5 patients previously. We present the case of a 79-year-old woman with nodular fasciitis within the median nerve at ...
Levy Gillian H - - 2011
Ectopic salivary gland tissue is common in the head and neck, usually associated with lymph nodes in lateral areas. It is rarely noted in the thyroid gland. Here we report the first case of a pleomorphic adenoma presenting as a midline nodule in the isthmus of thyroid in a 66-year-old ...
Sharma Arun - - 2011
Infections of central nervous system are rare complications of endovascular procedures. Review of literature revealed only four reported cases of brain abscesses after embolization of intracranial arteriovenous malformations (AVMs). We report two new cases of delayed brain abscess after embolization of AVM. In one of the patients, it was due ...
Kamal Naglaa Mohamed - - 2011
Lipoblastomas are rare benign soft tissue tumors that occur primarily in young children. Most lipoblastomas occur in the extremities, trunk, head, and neck. An intrascrotal location is unusual. We describe a case of a 4-month-old infant with an intrascrotal lipoblastoma and discuss the differential diagnosis and review the literature.
Godown Justin - - 2011
Immunosuppressive regimens, which include antithymocyte globulin (ATG), are widely used for the treatment of severe aplastic anemia (SAA). However, bradycardia has been reported only as a rare side effect of ATG therapy in the manufacturer's product information and, in rare cases, in the adult literature. We present an adolescent with ...
Farmer S E J - - 2011
Peritonsillar abscess (PTA) is a common condition with a complicated aetiology. PTA after tonsillectomy is rare. This literature review of PTA in the absence of tonsil tissue aims to collate experience of these cases and examine the wider implications for understanding the aetiology of PTA formation. A structured literature review ...
Sakran Waheeb - - 2011
Chest wall abscess may occur as primary infection or secondary to open trauma or thoracic wall surgery. The authors describe an unusual case of Escherichia coli costochondritis occurring 2 months after a blunt chest wall trauma. Primary chest wall abscess due to E coli costochondritis has been previously reported only ...
Chun Byun Jae - - 2011
In patients with immature teratoma of the ovary, blood-borne metastasis to organ parenchyma, such as the lungs, liver, or brain, are uncommon. Moreover, soft tissue metastasis is extremely rare. We describe a 31-year-old woman with an immature teratoma of the left ovary, which metastasized to soft tissue of the right ...
Arnoldi R - - 2011
Neck masses are rare in newborns and can represent a big challenge for the paediatric surgeons. Different histological types are reported in the recent literature; while 80% of neck masses are benign, the pediatric surgeon is often called upon to assist in the evaluation, diagnosis and treatment. A two-month old ...
El Fakiri M-M - - 2011
INTRODUCTION: Congenital internal jugular phlebectasia corresponds to congenital dilatation of the vein without tortuosity. More than one hundred cases of phlebectasia involving the neck veins have been reported in the literature. The authors describe the clinical features, treatment and outcome of this anomaly. CASE REPORT: A six-year-old child with no ...
Kim Moon-Chan - - 2011
Pyogenic epidural abscess is a very rare disease. Once it occurs, it promptly progresses and can cause neurologic paralysis. Mean age of onset has been reported to be 57 years. Here we report making a diagnosis of pyogenic lumbar epidural abscess accompanying cauda equina syndrome in a 10-year-old girl. We ...
Catani M - - 2011
The ectopic liver (or choristoma) is a rare condition found during autopsy or abdominal exploration for various indications. The authors report two cases of ectopic liver found during laparoscopic cholecystectomy for acute cholestytis. The ectopic liver tissue has been reported to develope in several sites as thoracic cavity, gastrohepatic ligament, ...
Park Ki Jae - - 2011
Primary schwannoma of the large intestine is an extremely rare neoplasm. Here, we report two cases of colonic schwannoma confirmed pathologically after laparoscopic resection. A 52-year-old female and a 59-year-old female were referred by their general practitioners to our coloproctologic clinic for further evaluation and management of colonic submucosal masses. ...
Noble Stéphane - - 2011
Pseudoaneurysm of the ascending aorta is a rare, but potentially dangerous condition. The high morbidity and mortality rate associated with its surgical management has led to the development of transcatheter approaches. We report a case of percutaneous closure of an ascending aortic pseudoaneurysm using an Amplatzer mVSD occluder device complicated ...
Ghannane Houssine - - 2011
PURPOSE: Authors report their experience of a pediatric brain stem abscess with a literature review. METHODS: A 2.5-year-old girl first displayed bacterial otitis 3 months before admission. Diagnosis of brain stem abscess was delayed, despite plethoric neurological signs. She complained of right hemiparesis, headache, squint, dysphagia, and false way inhalation pneumopathy. ...
Choudhury Krishnangshu Bhanju - - 2011
Ewing's sarcoma / peripheral primitive neuroectodermal tumors occur most often in bone and soft tissues of children and young adults. The intracranial manifestation of the disease is rare, and when present, this is often misdiagnosed with other varieties of primary brain tumors. We report such a case of extraosseous Ewing's ...
Kumar Sandeep - - 2011
Anterior mediastinal abscesses (MAs) due to a non-traumatic etiology are extremely rare in childhood and only 13 such cases have been reported in the literature. We report a 5-year-old male child with disseminated staphylococcal infection and a large non-traumatic anterior MA, who had a successful recovery after surgical drainage of ...
O'Neill I D - - 2012
Background  Severe aphthous ulceration may require systemic immunosuppressive or immunomodulatory therapy, but a small subset of patients remains resistant to or intolerant of these agents. Although use of TNF-α antagonists in aphthous ulceration is increasingly reported, the current evidence base for use is weak and evaluation of individual cases may ...
Songu M - - 2011
Deep neck space infections can occur at any age but require more intimate management in the paediatric age group because of their rapidly progressive nature. Concurrent abscess in distinct neck spaces has rarely been reported in healthy children. Herewith, a rare case of bilateral neck abscess is reported in a ...
Pedroso José Luiz - - 2011
Ginkgo biloba is a herbal medication that is often used worldwide. Although side effects are uncommon, G. biloba has been associated with serious bleeding complications, especially intracranial hemorrhage. We report the case of a young woman who made chronic use of G. biloba and suffered from cerebral bleeding without any ...
Cartiser Nathalie - - 2011
Although blood is the reference medium in the field of forensic toxicology, alternative matrices are required in case of limited, unavailable or unusable blood samples. The present review investigated the suitability of bone marrow (BM) as an alternative matrix to characterize xenobiotic consumption and its influence on the occurrence of ...
Mortazavi Martin M - - 2011
Traumatic cerebral dissections are rare but potentially dangerous conditions that through improved diagnostics have recently gained increased interest. However, there is still a significant lack of knowledge on the natural history, as well as on the best treatment options. Most of the literature on this topic consists of case reports ...
Güzelmansur Ismail - - 2011
Neuroblastoma is the most frequent extracranial solid tumor in childhood, but it is seldom diagnosed prenatally. It usually presented with adrenal masses. Presentation of other localization is extremely rare. We report a case of cervical neuroblastoma identified at 20 weeks of gestational age. This is the third case diagnosed antenatally ...
Papacharalampous G X - - 2011
Although unilateral peritonsillar abscess is a common complication of acute bacterial tonsillitis, bilateral peritonsillar abscesses are quite rare. The incidence of unsuspected contralateral peritonsillar abscess identified at tonsillectomy has been reported to be between 1.9% and 24%, while the overall incidence of bilateral peritonsillar abscess is reported to reach 4.9%. ...
Lin Shih-Yi - - 2011
In this report, we present 3 cases of abscess caused by Citrobacter koseri. All infected patients recovered after initial empirical antibiotic treatment and percutaneous drainage of the abscess. We reviewed the literature and found 9 adult cases of C. koseri abscess. Most of these patients recovered after timely antibiotic treatment ...
Sugawara Takashi - - 2011
3-Hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl coenzyme A (HMG CoA) reductase inhibitors, commonly known as statins, are widely used clinically for their lipid lowering properties. Recent experimental evidence shows that statins are also effective in ameliorating cerebral vasospasm, which occurs as sequelae of subarachnoid hemorrhage. This literature review focuses on the literature-based putative mechanisms involved ...
Foreman Stephen M - - 2011
Synovial sarcoma is a rare malignant neoplasm of soft tissue that typically arising near large joints of the upper and lower extremities in young adult males. Only 3% of these neoplasms have been found to arise in the head and neck region. To our knowledge, there are limited reports in ...
Arora Sumit - - 2011
Musculoskeletal tuberculosis is known for its ability to present in various forms and guises at different sites. Tubercular spinal epidural abscess (SEA) is an uncommon infectious entity. Its presence without associated osseous involvement may be considered an extremely rare scenario. We present a rare case of tubercular SEA in an ...
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An association between the oral bacterial species Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans and systemic infection.
Sait Mohammed - - 2011
Worldwide, Salmonella enteritidis (SE) is becoming a common cause of gastrointestinal infections by contaminated food products, mainly eggs. Extra-intestinal manifestations such as brain abscess are more commonly associated with Salmonella typhimurium and are rare in adults. We report the clinical features, treatment outcomes and risk factors predisposing our patient to ...
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