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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 ...
Lam Jeff H - - 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 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Srilomsak Prepram - - 2012
Very few reports have described giant pseudomeningoceles ≥ 8 cm in diameter. We report this case of the biggest giant pseudomeningocele at the unusual cervicothoracic level. A 59 year old man who underwent cervicothoracic laminectomy had a giant pseudomeningocele detected and the lesion gradually grew to about 15 cm in ...
Psaila Matthew - - 2012
Statins are widely used for primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease. For this reason, knowledge of the side effects and interactions pertaining to this class of pharmaceuticals is of utmost importance to all physicians. In this text a case report is presented of an eighty year old gentleman, referred ...
Piedad John Carlo Pansaon - - 2012
Gilles de la Tourette syndrome (GTS) is a chronic neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by tics and associated behavioral symptoms. Over the past decade, deep brain stimulation (DBS) has been increasingly advocated as a reversible and controllable procedure for selected cases of GTS. We set out to answer 2 clinically relevant questions: ...
Ghasemi Falavarjani Khalil - - 2012
Cystoid macular edema (CME) is a major cause of decreased vision after complicated or uncomplicated cataract surgery. This paper reviews the use of intravitreal bevacizumab (IVB) injection for treatment of pseudophakic CME. In a literature search of all articles available on Medline and Scopus databases, 11 studies including one prospective ...
Liao Wei-Hsuan - - 2012
Eosinophilic gastroenteritis is a rare gastrointestinal disorder characterized by nonspecific gastrointestinal symptoms, peripheral eosinophilia, and eosinophilic infiltration of the intestinal wall. The disorder is classified into mucosal, muscular, and subserosal types, depending on the depth of eosinophilic infiltration within the gastrointestinal wall, and the clinical picture varies accordingly. Subserosal disease, ...
Papaconstantinou Ioannis - - 2012
Rectal bleeding combined with the presence of a rectal mass has been traditionally associated with the presence of malignant disease. Cap polyposis is a relatively young and still undefined rare entity which mainly involves the rectosigmoid. It is characterized by the presence of inflammatory polyps. In this case report, we ...
Buczinski S - - 2012
Bacterial endocarditis (BE) is the most common valvular disease in cattle but diagnosis in the living animal remains a challenge for clinicians. The objective of the study was to report evidence-based veterinary medicine data concerning the clinical presentation and results of ancillary tests of necropsy-confirmed cases of bovine BE. A ...
Tsutsumi S - - 2012
Solitary spinal extradural plasmacytoma (SSEP) is a rare but distinct form of plasma cell disorder. The clinical picture and treatment of SSEP are reviewed using the seven previously reported cases. The three male and four female patients were aged 40-85 years. The location was cervical spine in one patient, cervicothoracic ...
Prapaitrakool Sunisa - - 2012
OBJECTIVES:: Abdominal pain is the most challenging symptom in chronic intestinal pseudoobstruction (CIPO) syndrome, because of its severity and the limited availability of suitable opioid formulations, especially in pediatric patients with digestive problems. Most of the children with CIPO cannot tolerate oral formulations. CASE REPORTS:: We present 4 cases of ...
Roush Karen - - 2012
There are three major categories of symptoms peri- and postmenopausal women experience: vasomotor symptoms, sleep difficulties, and mood problems. This article reviews the literature on causes and treatments. This is part three of a four-part series on postmenopausal health.
Shalchi Zaid - - 2012
This concise case report introduces the novel concept of "lacrimal colic" - acute severe medial canthal pain resulting from sudden expansion of the lacrimal sac, commonly due to stone formation. The condition is compared with renal colic, in which a stone causes distension of the renal pelvis and similar severe ...
Kefeli M - - 2012
Leiomyoma is the most common uterine neoplasm. It has several histological variants such as atypical, cellular, myxoid, and epithelioid. Leiomyoma with heterologous elements is a rare variant of leiomyoma, which may contain heterologous elements such as fat, skeletal muscle, and chondroid and osseous tissues. The heterologous sarcomatous differentiation is also ...
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