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Huynh J C JC Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Oakland, CA, - - 2014
Supplement use is prevalent, and its use is increasing among older adults. Dermatologists need to be aware of the adverse cutaneous effects that can result from herbal supplement use. A 55-year-old man presented with an eruption in a sebotropic distribution after consuming kava kava for 3 weeks, which resolved after discontinuation ...
Pao Kristina Y KY aMedical Eye Associates, Inc., Middleburg Heights, Ohio, USA bDepartment of Ophthalmology, Oculoplastic and Orbital Surgery Service, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, - - 2014
To review the current literature regarding aesthetic enhancement using facial neuromodulators and fillers and to present advanced techniques using facial injectables for periocular rejuvenation. The authors provide a summary of traditional periocular locations for the injection of neuromodulators and dermal fillers. The authors also present novel and advanced techniques utilizing ...
Breguet Romain R Departments of Radiology, University Hospitals of Geneva, Rue Gabrielle-Perret-Gentil 4, Geneva 14 1211, Switzerland. Electronic address: - - 2014
Unintentional intraarterial injections are rare but may have devastating consequences. No consensus on treatment has been established owing to the wide variety of possible injected substances, incomplete understanding of the underlying pathophysiology, and the absence of case-controlled, prospective human studies. The aim of the present study and literature review was ...
Kim Kyoung Min KM Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Kwangju Christian Hospital, Gwangju, - - 2014
A ganglion cyst is a relatively common benign tumor on the wrist. Conservative and surgical approaches have been used for its treatment. Various conservative treatment methods have been suggested such as reassurance, aspiration, sclerosant injection, and direct compression. But, there is no acceptable treatment of choice yet because each suggested ...
Martinello Caroline C Department of Anesthesiology, The University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Blvd., Galveston, TX 77555, USA. Electronic address: - - 2014
The occurrence of broken spinal and epidural needles has been reported. However, most case reports have focused primarily on prevention rather than on management. A broken spinal needle fragment was left in a patient before it was removed one month later due to back pain.
Ravari Hasan H 1 Vascular Surgery Research Center, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences , Mashhad, Iran - - 2014
Abstract We report two pediatric cases with the history of lower extremity edema who were referred to the nuclear medicine department for lower limb lymphoscintigraphy as lymphedema workup. Subcutaneous injection of Tc-99m phytate in the interdigital webs was used for both patients, followed by early and delayed whole body lymphoscintigraphy ...
Song T T TT Department of Medicine, Allergy and Immunology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, - - 2014
Anaphylaxis is a life-threatening condition that is increasing in prevalence in the developed world. There is universal expert agreement that rapid intramuscular injection of adrenaline is life-saving and constitutes the first-line treatment of anaphylaxis. The unpredictable nature of anaphylaxis and its rapid progression makes necessary the availability of a portable ...
Qian Zhi-Da - - 2014
To report the clinical characteristics, pathologic findings and treatments of a patient with a Caesarean scar choriocarcinoma.Patient history: A 22-year-old woman had a diagnosis of primary gestational choriocarcinoma in a uterine Caesarean scar misdiagnosed as a normal Caesarean scar pregnancy. The patient underwent selective uterine artery embolization coupled with methotrexate ...
Kim Whan B WB 1McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, - - 2014
Pretibial myxedema (PM) is a rare autoimmune manifestation of Graves' disease, which commonly presents as diffuse, nonpitting edema of shins and less often as plaques, nodules, or elephantiasis lesions mimicking lymphedema. We present a 57-year-old woman with 12-month history of PM, which occurred a year after treatment of Graves' disease ...
Ghosh Supradip S Department of Critical Care Medicine, Fortis-Escorts Hospital, NIT, Faridabad, Haryana, - - 2014
Current case report describes a 37-year-old female patient who was admitted to the hospital following subcutaneous injection of Dichlorvos with an insulin syringe. The only peripheral cholinergic sign observed on admission was excessive salivation with bilateral pyramidal tract signs. Locally she had necrosis of skin and subcutaneous tissue with surrounding ...
Aundhakar Sc S Department of Medicine, Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre, Karad, Maharashtra, - - 2014
Pneumonia is the cause of significant morbidity and mortality especially in developing countries. The frequency and importance of emerging new pathogens have significant implications for therapy. We report a case of pneumonia caused by a very rare organism, Achromobacter denitrificans which was treated successfully with intravenous meropenem injections for 14 ...
Kinzel Jason J Yale University School of Medicine-Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven, - - 2014
We report a case of a bleeding duodenal varix demonstrating excellent hemostasis achieved by endoscopic ultrasound (EUS)-directed placement of an embolization coil followed by cyanoacrylate. A 31-year-old man with decompensated Child's class C cirrhosis presented with hematemesis. An initial endoscopy revealed an actively bleeding duodenal varix. Subsequent attempt at hemostasis ...
Köksal Aydin S AS Department of Gastroenterology, Türkiye Yüksek ─░htisas Hospital, Ankara, - - 2014
Herein we presented a male patient with esophageal stricture due to lichen planus successfully treated with repeated injections of intralesional triamcinolone and review the current literature on esophageal lichen planus with special emphasis on its treatment.
Sheikh Azeem S AS Southend University Hospital, NHS Foundation Trust, Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex, United - - 2014
Persistent left superior vena cava (PLSVC) is the most common venous anomaly of the thorax affecting 0.5-2% of the general population. PLSVC with absent right SVC, which is also referred to as isolated PLSVC, occurs in 0.09-0.13% of patients. PLSVC should be suspected whenever a dilated coronary sinus is discovered ...
Mutlu Mehmet M Department of Neonatology, Karadeniz Technical University, Faculty of Medicine, Trabzon, Turkey. Electronic address: - - 2014
Deep neck abscess is very rare in neonatal period. We reported a deep neck abscess caused by methicillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus infection (MSSA) in a neonate. A 10-day male infant was admitted to our neonatal unit with the complaints of fever, irritability, and refused to food intake. Ultrasonography and magnetic resonance ...
Luo Jing J Clinical Medical College, Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, Beijing 100029, - - 2014
Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) injection is widely used to treat angina pectoris in China. This overview aims to systematically summarize the general characteristics of systematic reviews (SRs) on TCM injection in treating angina, and assess the methodological and reporting quality of these reviews. We searched PubMed, Embase, the Cochrane Library ...
Sepúlveda Ilson I ENT-Head and Neck Surgery Service, General Hospital of Concepcion, Concepcion, Chile ; Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, Finis Terrae University School of Dentistry, Santiago, - - 2014
We report the case of a patient who presented to the ENT service with left facial swelling of 5 months duration. Imaging studies revealed a dense expansive mass confined to the inside of the left deep parotid lobule and moderate enhancement following contrast media injection. Subsequently, a biopsy confirmed the ...
Shan Shi-Jun SJ *Ackerman Academy of Dermatopathology, New York, NY; and †Department of Dermatology, Affiliated Hospital of Tianjin Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Tianjin, - - 2013
: Sclerosing lipogranuloma is a granulomatous reaction to the injection of a high-viscosity fluid in the tissues for the cosmetic purpose of improving body contour; lesions on the extremities and buttocks are commonly the results of injections of therapeutic agents in oily vehicles. Exenatide, once-weekly injection, is a therapeutic method ...
Behera C C Department of Forensic Medicine, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi 110029, India. Electronic address: - - 2014
Pseudoaneurysm in injected drug abusers occurs due to traumatic damage by the repeated injections and infections. It most commonly involves the femoral artery that requires intensive management. When medical attention is delayed, the victim is prone to have massive bleeding from the ruptured artery, resulting in death. Although pseudoaneurysms in ...
Yeh C-F CF Department of Otolaryngology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, - - 2013
Background: Formalin is a saturated aqueous solution comprising 37-40 per cent formaldehyde. It is often used in histopathology laboratories as a tissue preservative. The ingestion or injection of formalin has an immediate, powerful and destructive impact on humans. This paper reports a case of formalin injection and reviews the relevant ...
Klein Travis A L - - 2013
This report describes neurosyphilis presenting as vocal fold paresis and velopharyngeal incompetence. This represents the first reported case of neurosyphilis presenting as a vagal neuropathy since 1963. Case report. Review of medical records and literature search. The patient presented with voice changes and nasopharyngeal reflux of liquids. Examination showed a left ...
Northover Julian R - - 2013
We report a case of spontaneous peri-talar dislocation after intra-articular steroid injections. We have reviewed the literature on spontaneous peri- and sub-talar dislocations and the effects of intra-articular steroid injections.
Moretti L - - 2013
Patellar tendon rerupture is a relatively uncommon condition that severely compromises the function of the extensor mechanism of the knee. Few cases described in the literature does not show a unique mode of treatment for this type of lesion. We report the case of a young athlete with traumatic patellar ...
de Vries Claudette Gjca - - 2013
Treatment with injectable tissue fillers for aesthetic purposes is increasingly popular. In parallel with this success, questions related to the safety of these treatments and the products involved are being raised more prominently. To gain insight in the safety aspects of injectable tissue fillers, we performed a literature review to ...
Kurkjian T Jonathan - - 2013
Soft tissue fillers have been applied throughout the face, however, the literature has largely ignored the injection of fillers into the nasal anatomy. This special topic article reviews proper filler choice and injection technique for the nose based on the senior author's (R.J.R.) experience. Discussion includes indications for soft tissue ...
Khan Muntaha - - 2013
Placenta accreta is a condition when the placenta is abnormally adherent to the uterus. This can result in complications like severe haemorrhage, injuries to pelvic organs, possible need for Caesarian hysterectomy. There is always high risk of maternal morbidity and mortality. Over the last decade there has been gradual shift ...
Dugdale Caitlin M CM Department of Internal Medicine, Brown University, Providence, R.I., - - 2013
Corpus cavernosum abscesses are uncommon with only 23 prior reports in the literature. Several precipitating factors for cavernosal infections have been described including injection therapy for erectile dysfunction, trauma, and priapism. Common causal organisms include Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococci, and Bacteroides. We report a unique case of a corpus cavernosum abscess ...
Setti Amanda Souza - - 2013
A promising method for observing spermatozoa, motile sperm organelle morphology examination (MSOME) enables the evaluation of the nuclear morphology of motile spermatozoa in real time at high magnification and has allowed the introduction of a modified microinjection procedure, intracytoplasmic morphologically selected sperm injection (IMSI). Since its development, several studies have ...
Sweni Shah - - 2013
Tension Pneumocephalus (PC) was described 50 years ago. A case of pneumocephalus (PC) following cervical epidural injection in a 50-year-old male worsened by air travel and manifested as tension pneumocephalus, confirmed by advanced neuroimaging, is reported for the first time along with literature review. The patient underwent emergent frontal burr ...
Manuel Kevin - - 2013
Deficiency of vitamin B12 and/or folic acid as a cause of pyrexia, though known, is rarely reported in literature. We aimed to report a case in a 51 year old woman, who presented with fever and pancytopenia and was diagnosed to have megaloblastic anemia secondary to vitamin B12 and folate ...
Anjomshoaa Ida - - 2013
Follicular lymphoid hyperplasia of the palate is a benign lymphoproliferative lesion of unknown pathogenesis. It presents usually in female patients as a painless, firm, well-demarcated, usually nonulcerated, slow-growing lesion on the palate that histopathologically may resemble a lymphoma. The authors describe a patient with this condition that was successfully treated ...
Moisseiev Elad - - 2013
An 86-year-old patient developed a significant intraocular inflammatory reaction after having phacoemulsification. Topical therapy did not eliminate the inflammation, and tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) was injected into the anterior chamber. A white corneal plaque appeared in the previously clear cornea within days of the injection. The lesion was diagnosed as ...
Duran-Sindreu Santiago F - - 2013
The introduction of long-acting injectable atypical antipsychotics has ensured adherence to treatment in patients with low awareness of the disorder, with an acceptable rate of side effects. In the case of long acting olanzapine injection in particular, has particular relevance the existence of a special side-effect called post-injection syndrome. This ...
Habib George - - 2013
Hiccups is a type of reflex that could happen secondary to different causes including drugs, especially systemic corticosteroids. Usually, high rather than regular doses of systemic steroids are incriminated, and this could explain the fact that very few cases of hiccups following regional corticosteroid treatment were reported. Here, we report ...
McGrath Lindsay - - 2013
HSV-2 is an important cause of the acute retinal necrosis (ARN) syndrome in younger patients. We describe an atypical case of HSV-2 ARN in the context of neonatal exposure and subconjunctival steroid injection. Clinicians should be aware of the association of neonatal or congenital exposure to HSV-2 as a risk ...
Chelala Elias - - 2013
We report a case of a patient known to have a von Hippel-Lindau disease with documented progressive juxtapapillary retinal capillary hemangioma (JRCH) with well-preserved visual acuity (VA) and visual field (VF). The patient received a single injection of intravitreal ranibizumab (IVR). Six months after IVR injection, the JRCH showed reduced ...
Torres Sebastian S Di Stefano Velona Clinic, Catania, - - 2013
Botulinum neurotoxin injections are a valuable treatment modality for many therapeutic indications as well as in the aesthetic field for facial rejuvenation. As successful treatment requires repeated injections over a long period of time, secondary resistance to botulinum toxin preparations after repeated injections is an ongoing concern. We report five ...
Ural Y Y Department of Urology, University of Cologne, Cologne, - - 2013
The injection of air or water into the scrotum has been described only a few times so far in the literature. Injection of air into the penis and its consequences has not been described at all. Here, we present the case of a young man who, acting on his previously ...
Lam Jeff H JH College of Medicine, University of Edinburgh, 47 Little France Crescent, Edinburgh EH16 4TJ, UK. - - 2013
Various presentations of essential palatal myoclonus, a condition characterized by clicking noises and palatal muscle spasm, have been reported in the literature. We are reporting the first case of essential palatal myoclonus following dental treatment. A 31-year-old Caucasian man presented to our Ear, Nose and Throat department complaining of objective ...
Khan Tanya T - - 2012
BACKGROUND: The effect of perceived facial blanching with neurotoxin therapy has been described in the literature and has been used to treat the undesirable facial flushing of Frey's syndrome. Patients rarely report it as a complication after cosmetic injection, but it can be distressing. OBJECTIVES: To elucidate the proposed mechanism(s) ...
Loftus Michael L - - 2012
Characterization of the distribution and imaging characteristics of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) and autologous blood after injection is currently limited despite the growing use. We sought to improve understanding of the distribution of PRP or autologous blood after it has been injected into a tendon to evaluate whether injected materials truly ...
Quartey Benjamin - - 2012
Amyand's hernia is a rarity and a recurrent case is extremely rare. A 71-year-old male with a previous history of right inguinal hernia repair presented to the emergency department with a 1-day history of pain in the right groin. A physical examination revealed a nonreducible right inguinal hernia. A computed ...
McCarthy Eoghan - - 2012
Pseudoaneurysm formation is a rare but recognized complication of total knee arthroplasty (TKR), with fewer than 20 cases described in the literature. Multiple management techniques have been described for such pseudoaneurysms. As thrombin injection is an established technique, we report a case of a post-TKR tibioperoneal pseudoaneurysm successfully occluded via ...
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Intracytoplasmic sperm injection, while typically effective for overcoming low or absent fertilization in couples with a clear abnormality of semen parameters, is frequently utilized in combination with assisted reproductive technologies for other etiologies of infertility in the presence of normal semen parameters. This committee opinion provides a critical review of ...
Ghasemi Majid - - 2012
Local injection of botulinum toxin-A is an accepted treatment for hyperhidrosis. We report 2 cases of primary hyperhidrosis who developed iatrogenic botulism after the therapeutic dose of onabotulinumtoxinA (Botox). This case report highlights the necessity of clinicians having sufficient information of potentially adverse effects, optimal dose, and correct preparation and ...
Wood David M - - 2012
Introduction. Over the last decade there has been greater use of novel psychoactive substances ('legal highs') across Europe and the United States, including increasing reports of use of diphenylprolinol (D2PM) and desoxypipradrol (2-DPMP). This review will discuss the pharmacology and mechanisms of action of these two compounds, available data on ...
Kim Tae-Hun - - 2012
Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is a common chronic condition in older men. The aim of this overview of systematic reviews (SRs) is to summarise the current evidence on the efficacy and adverse effects of dietary supplements for treating BPH with lower urinary tract symptoms. We searched 5 electronic databases and ...
Care R H - - 2012
Objective: We report an extremely rare case of a giant invasive prolactinoma presenting as a nasopharyngeal tumour. Method: Case report and literature review regarding giant prolactinoma. Results: Giant prolactinoma is a rare form of prolactinoma which accounts for 0.5-4.4 per cent of all pituitary tumours. It is more common in ...
Houston Stephen - - 2012
In this study we describe our experience of voluntary fatigue reporting among pilots and cabin crew. This was a prospective study to determine the crude incidence rate and primary cause of fatigue report form submission among cabin crew and pilots within one airline. All crew duties had already undergone scrutiny ...
Al Mosawi Zakiya Saleh - - 2012
This report studies the clinical features of Behçet disease (BD) in children and compares our results with other international studies. We retrospectively reviewed patient data that included the clinical picture, HLA typing, and treatment in BD cases. This study reviewed data from a total of nine children with BD. Median ...
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