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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 ...
Liarmakopoulos Emmanouil - - 2011
The rarest subtype of malignant fibrous histiocytoma (MFH) is the inflammatory type, which due to its peculiar clinical presentation may mimic an infectious process such as an abscess. The rarity of this disease and the unique features of its presentation may mislead the surgeon with consequent catastrophic results for the ...
Chen Sheng - - 2011
Aspergillus abscesses in the cerebellum are extremely rare, and most cases are solitary. Here, we report the first case of multiple Aspergillus cerebellar abscesses in a 46-year-old female after one mastoidectomy, two craniectomies, and extended use of antibiotics. The possible pathogenesis of this unusual event is discussed. Good outcome was ...
Asiri Maeed - - 2010
Primitive neuroectodermal tumour (PNET) is presumed to be of neural crest origin, mostly presenting as bone or soft tissue masses. It usually occurs in the trunk or axial skeleton; while renal PNET is considered an extremely rare tumour. We report a case of 11-year-old male who presented with right flank ...
Lee Jung Hyang - - 2010
Amniotic fluid embolism (AFE) is a rare but fatal obstetric emergency, characterized by sudden cardiovascular collapse, dyspnea or respiratory arrest and altered mentality, disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC). It can lead to severe maternal morbidity and mortality, but the prediction of its occurrence and treatment are very difficult. We experienced a ...
Molfenter Sonja M - - 2011
A literature review was conducted on hyoid and/or laryngeal displacement during swallowing in healthy populations according to several inclusion criteria. Anterior and superior displacement measures of both structures from previously published studies were compiled for meta-analysis. Results showed a large degree of variability across studies for each structure and plane ...
Bahrani Hasan M - - 2010
The goal of this study was to review, evaluate, and perform a meta-analysis on the current literature that reports rates of postoperative endophthalmitis after small gauge transconjunctival sutureless vitrectomy (TSV) and compare it to 20-gauge pars plana vitrectomy (20G PPV). We performed an extensive review of the current literature. We ...
Krambeck Amy E - - 2010
We determined the accuracy of stone composition analysis at commercial laboratories. A total of 25 human renal stones with infrared spectroscopy determined composition were fragmented into aliquots and studied with micro computerized tomography to ensure fragment similarity. Representative fragments of each stone were submitted to 5 commercial stone laboratories for ...
Madhusoodanan Subramoniam - - 2010
Antidepressant-induced extrapyramidal symptoms (EPS) represent an underrecognized but important clinical entity. We reviewed the literature on new antidepressants and conducted an analysis of cases from the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (AERS), which has not been published before. A literature review was conducted using PubMed, Ovid, MEDLINE, PsycINFO, and the ...
Kanazawa Takeharu - - 2011
We reported an extremely rare case of atypical laryngeal carcinoid, and examined the expression of several proteins for application of molecular targeted therapy. Case report and review of the literature concerning atypical carcinoid arising from the larynx. The expressions of proteins were determined by immunohistochemical analysis. We present here a ...
Kucukyuruk Baris - - 2010
Spinal or paraspinal retained surgical sponges (gossybipoma or textiloma) are rare incidents and mostly asymptomatic in chronic cases, but can be confused with other masses such as a hematoma, an abscess or a tumor. In chronic cases, the presentation can be as late as decades after the initial surgery; however, ...
Mohindra Sandeep - - 2010
Apoplexy of pituitary tumors is a common occurrence. In addition to commonly known presentations, cerebral infarcts and consequent focal neurologic deficits are a rare presentation. A rare case of pituitary apoplexy with associated subarachnoid bleed and bilateral anterior cerebral artery infarcts is described. Vasospasm leading to cerebral infarcts and consequent ...
Madke Bhushan - - 2010
We report a case of infantile systemic hyalinosis in a 3.5-month-old male child born out of consanguineous marriage. He presented with multiple brownish raised lesions over bony prominences. He had also developed difficulty in movement of limbs and as a result developed severe flexion joint contractures. There was history of ...
Barrios José Miguel - - 2010
The connection between nephropathia epidemica (NE) and vegetation dynamics has been emphasized in recent studies. Changing climate has been suggested as a triggering factor of recently observed epidemiologic peaks in reported NE cases. We have investigated whether there is a connection between the NE occurrence pattern in Belgium and specific ...
Bou-Assaly Wessam W Wessam Bou-Assaly, Department of Radiology, Neuroradiology Division, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor VA Health system, MI 48103, United - - 2010
Computed tomography (CT)-guided lung biopsy is a common diagnostic procedure that is associated with various complications, including pneumothorax, hemoptysis and parenchymal hemorrhage. Systemic air embolism is a very rare (0.07%) but potentially life-threatening complication. We report a fatal case of air embolism to the cerebral and coronary arteries confirmed by ...
Zanasi Marco - - 2011
This work evaluated the structure of dreams in people affected by schizophrenia. The verbal reports of 123 schizophrenic patients were compared with 123 dream reports from a control group. In accordance with the Jungian conceptualization of, dreams as texts, dream reports were assessed using textual analysis processing techniques. Significant differences ...
Kievit J - - 2010
In The Netherlands, health professionals have created a doctor-driven standardised system to report and analyse adverse outcomes (AO). The aim is to improve healthcare by learning from past experiences. The key elements of this system are (1) an unequivocal definition of an adverse outcome, (2) appropriate contextual information and (3) ...
Dalby Oliver - - 2010
A comprehensive review of the scientific literature on gunshot residue (GSR) is presented. Aspects of both inorganic and organic GSR are discussed, from formation and distribution, to sample collection, preparation, and analysis using a variety of techniques. The interpretation of GSR results is also considered including issues surrounding the contamination, ...
Teo Yeow Kwan - - 2010
The presence of black pigmentation in the airways during flexible bronchoscopy is uncommon. We report an unusual case of "black bronchoscopy" as a result of endobronchial metastases in a 77-year-old Chinese man, who presented with hemoptysis and postobstructive pneumonia 3 years after initial excision of a skin melanoma. Chest radiograph ...
Lingaraj J B - - 2010
Necrotizing cervical fasciitis is a rare, fulminating infection causing extensive necrosis of the subcutaneous tissue and fascial planes with resultant skin gangrene. To reduce the morbitity and mortality from this condition, it requires early recognition and aggressive surgical debridment with appropriate antibiotic therapy. The origin is generally odontogenic and presents ...
Abeysiri Poorna - - 2010
Tacrolimus (FK 506) is a macrolactam derivative with immunomodulatory and anti-inflammatory activity. Topical tacrolimus 0.03% has been used for inflammatory conditions of the anterior segment. This article adds to the literature on the off-license application of tacrolimus ointment, by describing the safe and effective use of the higher strength of ...
Yu Ly-Mee LM Centre for Statistics in Medicine, University of Oxford, Wolfson College Annexe, Oxford, UK. - - 2010
To evaluate the use and reporting of adjusted analysis in randomised controlled trials (RCTs) and compare the quality of reporting before and after the revision of the CONSORT Statement in 2001. Comparison of two cross sectional samples of published articles. Journal articles indexed on PubMed in December 2000 and December ...
Shao Mei-ying - - 2009
To clarify the association of IL-6 polymorphisms and periodontitis, a meta-analysis of case-control studies and a systemic review were conducted. We performed a literature search using PubMed and Medline database to May 2009, with no restrictions. We also reviewed references from all retrieved articles. Six case-control studies involving 1 093 ...
Smith T O - - 2009
This systematic review compares the clinical, radiological and kinematic outcomes of fixed compared to mobile bearing unicompartmental knee replacements (UKRs). A meta-analysis of pooled mean difference and relative risk data was undertaken following a review of electronic databases. Five studies were identified. Analysis suggested that there was no significant difference ...
Kostoff Ronald N - - 2009
This paper uses complementary text mining techniques to identify and retrieve the high impact (seminal) nanotechnology literature over a span of time. Following a brief scientometric analysis of the seminal articles retrieved, these seminal articles are then used as a basis for a comprehensive literature survey of nanoscience and nanotechnology. ...
Bahnassy Moosa - - 2009
Extra skeletal soft tissue chondroma is a very rare, slow progressing, benign tumor. It has a specific tendency for hands and feet. It can sometimes be misdiagnosed as a synovial cyst or a more serious condition such as synovial sarcoma. Moreover, it can exhibit worrying radiologic and histological features mimicking ...
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