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Vydianath B - - 2005
This report describes the case of an asymptomatic, solitary splenotic nodule in the right ovary, revealed incidentally at histopathological examination. In gynaecological patients, splenosis most often presents as multiple pelvic nodules mimicking endometriosis. Two cases of ovarian splenosis accompanying pelvic and serosal splenotic nodules have been reported previously. However, this ...
Zaharani Ahmed Bakheet - - 2005
The most serious urological complication of endometriosis is hydronephrotic renal atrophy secondary to ureteric involvement. As only half of these patients are symptomatic, it is commonly diagnosed late and more by the clinicians awareness and suspicion of this entity. We report a case of an unmarried young female who presented ...
Licheri S - - 2005
We report a case of endometriosis of the round ligament in a 29-year-old woman, who complained of a lump with a diameter of about 2.5 cm in the right inguinal region, which increased in bulk and was accompanied by intense pain during the menstrual period. The clinical suspicion of inguinal ...
Lee Dong-Hee - - 2005
Osteoma in the external auditory canal (EAC) is an uncommon benign lesion, which presents as a solitary, unilateral, and slow-growing pedunculated mass in the outer half of the bony canal. It is usually asymptomatic; but symptoms can arise if a canal obstruction occurs. External canal cholesteatoma is also a rare ...
Poyraz A Serhan - - 2005
Catamenial pneumothorax, a variant of spontaneous pneumothorax occurs exclusively in women of menstrual age. Catamenial pneumothorax is associated with a high rate of recurrence. The etiology and pathogenesis is enigmatic. We describe the case of a 42-year-old woman with right-sided catamenial pneumothorax recurring four times, caused by ectopic endometriosis in ...
Themistocleous George S - - 2005
The small carpal bones are infrequent sites for osteoid osteomas, and their clinical and imaging pictures may be quite confusing leading to suspect other etiologies. The authors present herein an unusual case of osteoid osteoma of the scaphoid superimposed on a wrist injury caused by a fall on the outstretched ...
Cho Yang-Sun - - 2005
Osteomas of the middle ear are rare benign neoplasms. Most of the cases caused conductive hearing loss and others were asymptomatic and diagnosed incidentally. We report a case of a huge middle ear osteoma along with compatible radiological findings filling the whole tympanum and the Eustachian tube, which caused intermittent ...
Colavito Jennifer - - 2005
BACKGROUND: Myasthenia gravis (MG) is an acquired autoimmune disease of the neuromuscular junction which causes rapid muscle fatigue and weakness. Two thirds of all cases of myasthenia gravis (MG) initially manifest ptosis. In the absence of the characteristic variable ptosis, MG can present a challenge to the clinician. This article ...
Nezhat Camran - - 2005
Hepatic endometriosis is rare. Only 15 cases have been reported in the literature. All 15 were treated by laparotomy. We report two additional cases of hepatic endometriosis managed for the first time laparoscopically. Endometriosis is a progressive disease especially in women of reproductive age. One of the differential diagnoses of ...
A Zarezadeh; Dep. of ...
Although osteoid osteoma is a relatively common lesion, it rarely occurs at elbow. We report two cases of osteoid osteoma of elbow in trochlea. Diagnosis was delayed because of non-specific clinical and radiological features. The two patients suffered from flexion contracture of elbow due to synovitis, while at the same ...
Coeman V - - 2005
Endometriosis is characterized by the presence of histological normal endometrial tissue outside the uterine cavity. Most frequently endometriosis occurs within the pelvis. Extrapelvic endometriosis is less common, but can involve nearly every organ. We present two patients in whom endometriosis was found in the rectus abdominis muscle and discuss the ...
Magliulo Giuseppe - - 2005
Osteoma in the mastoid is a rare benign osteogenic tumour which has been described in literature in only 130 cases between 1861 and 2004. It is a clinically asymptomatic lesion that usually appears as a tumefaction or retroauricular protruding mass. The Authors report 2 cases of mastoid osteoma, objectively review ...
Giri S K - - 2005
BACKGROUND: Endometriosis is a common disease, but ureteral involvement is rare. Nonspecific clinical presentations of ureteral endometriosis may result in diagnostic difficulty. AIM: To discuss the diagnosis and management of such a case. METHODS: To report a case of ureteral involvement with endometriosis and review the literature. RESULTS: The case ...
Kovac D - - 2005
We report a rare case of a 46-year-old woman developing endometrial stromal sarcoma (ESS) on the grounds of extrauterine endometriosis. The patient presented with symptoms of stenosis of the rectosygmoid colon. The tissue samples were submitted to histological and immunohistochemical analyses using antibodies for indirect staining. The trial showed multiple ...
Das Kashinath, Majhi Tapas ...
A rare case of upper urinary tract obstruction due to vesical endometriosis at the left ureteric orifice complicated with hydronephrosis is presented. Surgical excision of the mass with ureteric reimplantation relieved the patient of all her symptoms. Literature is briefly reviewed.
Douglas C - - 2004
The clinicopathological characteristics of 34 cases of extragenital endometriosis (mean age 33.74) presenting to surgeons over a 9-year period at Glasgow Royal Infirmary were reviewed. A total of 379 cases of endometriosis were diagnosed by histology during the period, giving an 8.9% prevalence of extragenital manifestations. Eleven (32.3%) cases were ...
Soliman Nadia F - - 2004
Two women with adenocarcinoma of the endometrium and a past history of disseminated pelvic endometriosis presented with vaginal bleeding. One also had obstructive uropathy. The two patients had undergone total abdominal hysterectomy with removal of one or both ovaries three and 13 years previously and subsequently were treated with unopposed ...
Amin Amit - - 2004
Stress fractures of the ulnar diaphysis occur most commonly in association with upper-limb dominated sports. Their occurrence in association with crutch use is rare. Following a review of the world literature we report the third such case in a patient using crutches following above knee amputation for recurrent tibial osteosarcoma. ...
Kapan Metin - - 2005
Extrapelvic endometriosis is a rarely seen condition and it is occasionally presented to the general surgeons. It is often diagnosed incidentally. In this report we presented three cases of inguinal endometriosis all of which were thought to be inguinal hernia preoperatively. They were diagnosed during the operation for inguinal hernia ...
Lesi, OA; Gastroenterology Unit, ...
The association between endometriosis and haemorrhagic (bloody) ascites is rare.Since its first description by Brews in 1954,only a few sporadic cases have been reported in the literature. We report a case of massive haemorrhagic ascites associated with right-sided pleural effussion.Therapeutic paracentesis of eight litres of brownish haemorrhagic fluid and transfusion ...
Karateke A - - 2004
We present a case of microscopic adenocarcinoma arising in the right fallopian tube, which was incidentally found in 74-year-old woman undergoing total abdominal hysterectomy with salpingo-oophorectomy for uterine myoma, hematometra and bilateral hydrosalpinx. A small focus of endometrioid adenocarcinoma confined within the endosalpingeal mucosa of the right fallopian tube associated ...
Rakocevic Goran - - 2003
We report a 28-year-old man who presented with intestinal pseudo-obstruction as the initial manifestation of thymoma, myasthenia gravis, and dysautonomia. The patient's autoantibody profile was characteristic of this constellation of disorders, being positive for both muscle and ganglionic nicotinic acetylcholine receptor antibodies and striational antibody. Inflammatory cell infiltrates were found ...
Matter Maurice - - 2003
OBJECTIVES: Endometriosis affecting surgical scars is a well-described entity that can complicate surgery involving hysterotomies. Malignant transformation is a rare event that has been reported complicating ovarian endometriosis mainly. CASE: A 60-year-old woman having in the past two uneventful caesarean deliveries presented with a solid lower abdominal mass. A surgical ...
Decker D - - 2004
INTRODUCTION: Perforation is a rare complication of intestinal endometriosis. We report on a 38-year-old patient with previously known rectovaginal and ileocecal endometriosis who was referred with an acute abdomen. CASE REPORT: On abdominal plain film an ileus of small intestine was diagnosed. The patient had fever, and the C-reactive protein ...
Groisman Gabriel M - - 2003
BACKGROUND: Previous studies have shown that CD10 is a marker for normal, ectopic, and neoplastic endometrial stromal cells. However, its value in confirming a diagnosis of presumptive endometriosis has not been extensively studied. OBJECTIVE: To assess the reactivity of CD10 in a series of cases of presumptive endometriosis and to ...
Sakamoto Kazuhiro - - 2003
Catamenial pneumothorax is a rare clinical entity of unknown etiology. The most well known hypothesis is passage of air from the genital tract through endometrial fenestrations in the diaphragm. Although some reports are associated with diaphragmatic endometriosis, few have been confirmed endometrial implants in the visceral pleura. We describe a ...
Spiess Jeffrey L - - 2003
Difficulty clearing upper airway secretions (death rattle) is a frequent problem at the end of life. Treatment often includes the use of anticholinergic drugs. Myasthenia gravis is a disease characterized by muscle weakness and fatigue caused by an immune-mediated deficiency of acetylcholine receptors at the neuromuscular junction, and it is ...
Clooten Jennifer K - - 2003
A 21-month-old, castrated male Vizsla was presented for pelvic limb weakness, difficulty opening his mouth, ptyalism, voice change, and urinary incontinence. Myasthenia gravis and masticatory myositis were diagnosed. The unusual clinical findings, diagnosis, treatment, and case outcome are described, followed by a brief discussion of myasthenia gravis and masticatory myositis.
Keesey John - - 2003
One of the earliest papers describing a case of what came to be known as myasthenia gravis was written in 1892 in the German language by an American, Herman Hoppe, who at the time was an assistant in the Berlin polyclinic of the prominent German neurologist. Hermann Oppenheim. At Oppenheim's ...
Francis Michelle - - 2003
BACKGROUND: Endometriosis has rarely been associated with ascites and less often with pleural (usually right-sided) effusion. CASE: A multiparous, reproductive-aged woman was referred for evaluation of possible ovarian carcinoma following the development of dyspnea, progressive abdominal distention, weight loss and increasing secondary dysmenorrhea. Imaging demonstrated normal ovaries in the presence ...
Sayan Nejat Bora - - 2002
PURPOSE: The purpose of this article was to present 35 new cases of peripheral osteoma of the oral and maxillofacial region with an analysis of the literature. PATIENTS AND METHODS: We performed a search of our files for the past 5 years for peripheral osteoma of the oral and maxillofacial ...
Bedlack Richard S - - 2002
This article reviews controversies surrounding the concept of myasthenic crisis. Literature review and our own experience demonstrate that there is disagreement about how a crisis should be defined, what the implications of a crisis are, whether crises are preventable, and how crisis incidence should be calculated. We propose that crisis ...
Higgins T - - 2002
Osteoid osteoma is an uncommon bony neoplasm which rarely occurs in the elbow region. We present a case in a sixteen year old male whose symptoms were suggestive of lateral epicondylitis, or tennis elbow, and he had been treated as such for a period of eighteen months. CT scan and ...
Huang W-T - - 2002
The occurrence of pelvic endometriosis is not uncommon but hepatic endometriosis is extremely rare. Only five such cases of hepatic endometriosis have been described in the literature. This report concerns another patient with hepatic endometriosis forming a large cystic mass. The clinicopathological features and the possible pathogenesis are discussed. Endometriosis ...
Nisolle Michelle - - 2002
This review summarizes the recent literature concerning new data on the pathogenesis of peritoneal endometriosis and its natural evolution. Indeed, the main concern in endometriosis is the choice of treatment in cases of infertility problems: medical or surgical. This concern could hypothetically be avoided if endometriosis were considered as a ...
Bergonse Fabiane N - - 2002
Osteoma cutis (OC) is a rare disorder characterized by compact bone formation in the dermis and subcutaneous tissue. It is classified in primary and secondary forms according to the presence or absence of previous cutaneous lesions. Miliary osteoma of the face (MOF) is a form of primary OC that generally ...
Müller Annette M - - 2002
Gliomatosis peritonei is the implantation of miliary glial tissue within the peritoneal cavity of patients with ovarian teratomas. Up to now 86 cases of this rare entity have been reported. In addition to the small number of reported gliomatosis peritonei cases, a condition easily mistaken for peritoneal carcinomatosis, we report ...
Furuya Mitsuko - - 2002
The clinical and pathological features of four cases of pseudoxanthomatous salpingitis (PXS) and xanthogranulomatous salpingitis (XGS) are described. The women with PXS underwent salpingectomy for primary sterility (Case 1) and endometriosis (Case 2). The two women with XGS presented with pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) and an adnexal mass and were ...
Teramoto Koji - - 2002
This report describes a female patient with myasthenia gravis who developed respiratory failure due to vocal cord paresis. The diagnosis was delayed due to the absence of other myasthenic symptoms (e.g. ptosis, muscle weakness and dysphagia). On direct laryngoscopy, her vocal cords were seen to be in the paramedian position ...
Muthukumar Natarajan - - 2002
BACKGROUND: Osteoid osteoma of the spine causing brachial neuralgia is rare. OBJECT: An adolescent with cervicobrachial neuralgia due to osteoid osteoma of C-4 is presented, and the relevant literature reviewed. CONCLUSION: The possibility of osteoid osteoma of the cervical spine should be entertained in the differential diagnosis of brachial neuralgia ...
Yuen J S - - 2001
Extra-pelvic endometriosis in the thorax or umbilical hernia is rare. We report a case of thoracic endometriosis presenting with isolated chest pain and a case of endometriosis in an umbilical hernial sac mimicking incarceration. The clinical course and management of the patients and a literature review of these two unusual ...
Chapro C - - 2001
OBJECTIVE: To investigate whether deeply infiltrating endometriosis occurs with equal frequency between left and right uterosacral ligaments. DESIGN: Retrospective analysis of consecutive cases. SETTING: Department of gynaecological surgery in a tertiary care university hospital in Paris, France. POPULATION: One hundred and thirty consecutive women with laparoscopic resection of histologically proven ...
Kanellos I - - 2001
Perineal endometriosis, especially with anal sphincter invasion, is a rare occurrence. We present a patient with perineal endometriosis in an episiotomy scar with anal sphincter involvement. The endometriotic mass was completely excised under general anesthesia with portions of the episiotomy scar and external anal sphincter. The procedure was followed by ...
Kornberg A - - 2001
We report a case of osteoid osteoma of the distal femur in an adolescent female patient that was primarily overlooked and led to repeated diagnostic arthroscopy of the knee. A thorough history and physical examination of the joint as well as adequate roentgenographic studies could have spared this patient two ...
Ogungbo B - - 2001
The case of a fracture of the clivus in a 10-year-old boy following a road traffic accident is reported. He also suffered a contusion of the cerebellar vermis and the management dilemma in this case is highlighted. Fracture of the clivus in a child is extremely rare; this is the ...
Rossi F - - 2001
OBJECTIVE: To describe the prevalence, location and sports distribution of pelvic avulsion fractures in adolescent competitive athletes. DESIGN AND PATIENTS: One thousand two hundred and thirty-eight radiographs of the pelvis taken for focal traumatic symptoms in athletes with an age range of 11-35 years over a period of 22 years ...
Gracia I A - - 2001
Osteoid osteoma is a small, benign, and painful tumor most commonly affecting the extra-articular portions of the long bones, especially the femur or tibia. Osteoid osteoma of the coracoid process is so rare that we have found only three previously reported cases in the international literature. We describe our experience ...
Kamiyama K - - 2001
Reports of supernumerary ovaries are rare. We describe two such cases, one with fibroma and the other with endometriosis and cystic change. A large fibroma measuring 17.4 x 12.0 x 7.5 cm in size was found in the supernumerary ovary of the omentum in the first case of a 47-year-old ...
Alexiadis G - - 2001
Abdominal wall endometriosis (AWE) is a rare event. Only a few reports in the literature mention sonographic features of this clinical entity. We describe a case of a young woman with subcutaneous endometriosis under the surgical scar of a previous cesarean section. Physical examination, ultrasound findings, histopathological features and differential ...
Stocker B B Tulane University School of Medicine, Department of Orthopaedics, New Orleans, LA 70112-2699, - - 2001
We report the case of a 15-year-old male with bilateral talocalcaneal coalition. Following resection of the symptomatic coalition, the patient developed a painful ankle. MR imaging revealed a stress fracture of the talar body. In this report we discuss presentation and treatment of a symptomatic talocalcaneal coalition complicated by a ...
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