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Argyris Prokopios P - - 2013
Alveolar soft part sarcoma (ASPS) constitutes a rare soft tissue malignant neoplasm comprising less than 1 % of all soft tissue sarcomas. ASPS demonstrates a strong predilection for adolescents and young adults, with a female predominance reported. The head and neck region is the most commonly affected region in pediatric patients ...
Krishnamoorthy Bhuvana - - 2012
Cysticercosis is caused by the larvae of the pig tapeworm, Tenia solium. Oral cysticercosis is a rare event and is often a diagnostic challenge to the clinician. We report a 12-year-old girl who presented with a single, painless, nodule on the lower lip that was diagnosed as cysticercosis. Current literature ...
Farcas N - - 2012
Osteosarcoma in dogs is a heterogeneous disease entity with regard to its histologic, clinical and biologic behaviour. Differences in behaviour are associated with tumour location. Oral and maxillofacial osteosarcomas are typically reported as a component of the broader classifications of axial osteosarcoma or osteosarcoma of flat bones to differentiate them ...
Gross Bradley A - - 2012
Object Although they provide excellent ventral and lateral exposure of the brainstem, petrosal approaches to brainstem cavernous malformations (CMs) are infrequently reported. Methods The authors reviewed their experience with petrosal approaches to brainstem CMs in combination with a comprehensive review of the literature to elucidate resection rates, complication rates, and ...
Patil Archana - - 2012
A 34-year-old female patient with the chief complaint of burning sensation in the oral cavity associated with generalized pruritis, scalp and skin lesions diagnosed as Bullous lichen planus and treated with systemic prednisolone, levamisole, benzydamine oral rinse. Patient is in follow up since 1 year and free of lesions. Here ...
Sobhana C R - - 2012
Hemangiomas are lesions that are not present at birth. They manifest within first month of life, exhibit a rapid proliferative phase, and slowly involute to non-existent. Hemangiomas of the oral cavity are not common pathological entities, but the head and neck are common sites. Furthermore some time histologically lymphatic channels ...
Motagi Ahmad - - 2012
Lipoma is a benign mesenchymal tumor of fat with uncertain pathogenesis. Although the most common mesenchymal neoplasm in trunk and proximal portions of the extremities, it is rarely seen in the oral cavity. Oral lipomas are clinically soft, smooth-surfaced nodular masses that mostly are less than 3 cm in size. ...
Brauner-Otto Sarah - - 2012
This paper reports results from a unique experiment conducted in the 2002 National Survey of Family Growth (NSFG) to gauge the effect of question format on men's reports of contraceptive use at last sexual intercourse. Respondents received separate questions about their own and their partners' contraceptive use or one combined ...
Mahajan Pooja - - 2012
Since 2005, USFDA has begun inspections of Indian clinical trial investigator sites. This paper reports experience of an FDA inspection performed at two Indian centers. The inspection started with an in-depth discussion with the investigator and his team about the conduct of the clinical trial at the site and was ...
Quigley Harry A - - 2012
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: To discuss issues that affect development of new glaucoma treatments known as neuroprotection. RECENT FINDINGS: There are barriers to neuroprotection trials for glaucoma. SUMMARY: With design features discussed in the review, neuroprotection trials can be effectively carried out.
Alshadwi Ahmad - - 2012
Oral submucous fibrosis is a chronic debilitating disease characterized by gradually increasing fibrosis of the oral cavity and pharynx, mainly the buccal mucosa, resulting in trismus. The highest incidence of oral submucous fibrosis is seen in South India due to various deleterious habits. In spite of the numerous medical modalities ...
Binmadi Nada O - - 2012
Sialolipoma is a relatively rare and fairly recently described as a variant of lipoma with salivary elements. Any site within the oral and maxillofacial region may be involved with the parotid gland being the most common location. Herein, we present a case of silaolipoma in lower lip. The clinical and ...
Alexandru Daniela - - 2012
Neurothekeoma is a benign nerve sheath tumor, also known as nerve sheath myxoma. It arises from the cutaneous nerves of the head and neck region. In certain cases, neurothekeoma has been reported in the breast, oral cavity, tongue, maxilla, and spinal intradural space. Intracranial neurothekeoma, however, is an extremely rare ...
Kuperan Arjuna B - - 2012
Cholesterol granulomas are rare inflammatory deposits that can be located corporally, but are classically found in the petrous apex and other pneumatized areas of the temporal bone. Originally thought to be a response to hypoventilation due to mucosal swelling and occlusion of air cells, the pathogenesis of cholesterol granulomas recently ...
Yaita Kenichiro - - 2012
17-year-old man had been involved in a traffic accident. He underwent a bilateral craniotomy with artificial dura mater to remove bilateral acute subdural hematomas. Seven months later, a right cranioplasty was performed using frozen auto-bone, and he developed extended-spectrum β-lactamase (ESBL)-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae meningitis and an epidural abscess. Since his ...
Mantadakis Elpis - - 2012
Propranolol has emerged as a new treatment option for infantile hemangiomas. We describe a 20-month-old boy with a large right parotid hemangioma diagnosed at the age of 37 days. Starting at the age of 2.5 months, he received oral propranolol for 6.5 months. Although the mass regressed, it recurred when ...
Celebi Saban - - 2011
Paranasal sinus anatomical anomalies with unknown etiology are common. Maxillary and/or frontal sinus aplasia or hypoplasia are more common than the other types. Although there are some reports about paranasal sinus anomalies in the literature, there is no case similar to ours, with total paranasal sinus aplasia. Here, we present ...
Ramaiah Kiran Kumar Kotagudda - - 2011
Pyknodysostosis is a rare autosomal recessive disorder characterized by the post natal onset of short limbs, short stature, and generalized hyperostosis along with acro-osteolysis with sclerosis of the terminal phalanges, a feature that is considered essentially pathognomonic. Other features include persistence of fontanelles, delayed closure of sutures, wormian bones, absence ...
Vivero Richard J - - 2011
Inflammatory pseudotumor is a well known but poorly understood pathologic entity. It is associated with an unusual growth of fibrotic tissue admixed with varying amounts of inflammation that displaces and compresses normal anatomic structures, resulting in dysfunction. Pseudotumors have been found in multiple locations-the orbit in particular-but to the best ...
Gala Nihar - - 2011
Dural venous sinus thrombosis, although relatively rare, has the propensity to cause potentially fatal conditions, such as stroke. This review presents the current endovascular treatment and management options for dural venous sinus thrombosis and provides current recommendations. Select databases were utilized for an exhaustive literature search with key search terms ...
Signorelli Francesco - - 2011
We describe a rare case of highly invalidating pulsatile tinnitus associated with both stenosis of the sigmoid sinus and ipsilateral jugular bulb diverticulum. Both conditions were successfully treated by positioning a stent across the sigmoid sinus and jugular bulb. To our knowledge, the present clinical case represents the first report ...
Teh B M - - 2011
Background:Pathological paranasal sinus expansion secondary to air is uncommon. However, this condition may be symptomatic or cosmetically apparent, requiring surgical intervention. Various terms have been used to describe this condition, and nomenclature is controversial.Method:An 18-year-old man presented with right facial pain, and was subsequently found to have pneumosinus dilatans of ...
McLean Allison - - 2011
Purpose: To review the pacing literature; describe the use of pacing in a specialty headache clinic; and provide client feedback regarding the effectiveness of pacing in headache self-management. Method: The evidence for this report was derived from a structured literature review, an established pacing intervention program for patients with headache, ...
Borzabadi-Farahani Ali - - 2011
Accessory maxillary jaws are extremely rare occurrences. Currently, there is only 1 report of bilateral accessory maxillary jaws in the English-language literature. We present a case of a 7-year-old girl with bilateral bony exostoses extending from the maxillary tuberosities. The patient also had restricted protrusive and lateral excursive movements of ...
Spennato Pietro - - 2011
Intracranial extradural hematoma is usually traumatic. Rarely, it can occur spontaneously associated with coagulative disorders (spontaneous or iatrogenic), dural vascular malformation, cranio-facial tumors and infections. In these cases, spontaneous extradural hematoma (SEH) is a serious event that needs to be recognized and managed in time to avoid fatal outcome. The ...
Costa Fábio Wildson Gurgel - - 2011
Cementoblastoma is a rare benign tumor that almost always occurs in the premolar or molar region and more commonly in the mandible than in the maxilla. We present a unique incisor maxillary cementoblastoma in an 11-year-old child not previously described. To our knowledge, only 2 maxillary cases, both related to ...
Furlan Julio C - - 2011
The recognition and the management of headache attributed to autonomic dysreflexia after spinal cord injury (SCI) are challenging issues. Given this, I systematically reviewed the literature to establish the features of the headache attributed to autonomic dysreflexia after SCI. This review included all articles that addressed any feature of headache ...
Criado Paulo Ricardo - - 2011
Adult-onset Still's disease (AOSD) patients typically present with arthralgia, fever, lymphadenopathy and a transient salmon maculopapular rash. Only approximately 25 cases of AOSD with urticaria were described in the literature. In this article, the authors report three additional cases of AOSD with urticarial and dermographic lesions who had a good ...
Palma J-A - - 2011
Background: Few descriptions of cluster and cluster-like headache made before the 19th century have been reported. Case description: We present a previously unreported early description of a probable cluster headache case made by Francisco Suárez de Rivera (1686-c.1751), one of the main physicians of the Spanish Age of Enlightenment, writer ...
Mann Wolf J - - 2011
Intersinus connections and accessory ostia of the maxillary sinus are well known to rhinologic surgeons but are less known for the remaining paranasal sinuses. Probing and dilatation of the natural ostia of diseased sinuses is being popularized currently by the clinical value of balloon catheter dilation (BCD). Although short-term high ...
Starnes Lesley - - 2011
The term "urticaria multiforme" has recently been proposed to replace acute annular urticaria and refers to a benign cutaneous hypersensitivity reaction characterized by the acute onset of large, polycyclic, and annular wheals with ecchymotic centers. It is associated with acral and facial angioedema, dermatographism, favorable response to antihistamines, and a ...
Tfelt-Hansen Peer Carsten - - 2011
A CONSORT statement on the content of abstracts of randomised, controlled trials (RCTs) was published in 2008. I therefore reviewed the abstracts from 2009 to 2010 published on RCTs in Cephalalgia, Headache and other (non-headache) journals. The following items were reviewed: number of patients, reporting of response either in percentages ...
Akram Harith - - 2011
Sinus pericranii is a rare vascular abnormality characterised by abnormal connections between the intra- and extracranial venous systems and is usually found in children. In most instances, a sinus pericranii presents as a soft scalp swelling that appears with the patient in the recumbent position and disappears in the erect ...
Parkar M I MI Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, YMT's Dental College and Hospital, Institutional Area, Kharghar, Navi Mumbai, - - 2012
Sialolithiasis accounts for the most common cause of diseases of salivary glands. The majority of sialoliths occur in the submandibular gland or the Wharton's duct. This article discusses review of literature, predisposing factors, signs and symptoms, diagnostic methods and various modalities available for the management of sialolithiasis. This case report ...
Li Tien-Chun - - 2011
Headaches and nausea are the 2 most common adverse effects of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT). These adverse effects have been frequently reported in the postictal period and make it difficult for the patient to continue with the following ECTs. Mirtazapine is an antidepressant with a mechanism that involves activating serotonin (5-HT1) ...
Moubayed Sami Pierre - - 2011
Since the advent of the Haemophilus influenzae type B vaccine, no North American case series has described periorbital cellulitis extensively as the main focus in the otolaryngology literature has been the management of orbital abscesses. The aim of this study was to describe the epidemiology, underlying causes, clinical presentation, and ...
Mohsenifar Zhaleh - - 2011
Ossifying fibroma (OF) is a benign fibro-osseous lesion which was first described by Menzel in 1872. It is commonly seen in the head and neck regions and represents an aggressive pattern when the midface and paranasal sinuses are involved. We report a 36 years old white woman with OF in ...
Sime Jessica - - 2011
BACKGROUND: "Bougies," otherwise known as endotracheal tube introducers, remain preferred devices for the emergency physician when faced with a difficult airway. Bougies have high success rates for the prehospital provider and the first-time emergency department (ED) user, with few reported complications. Inexpensive, disposable models provide simple yet valuable tools in the challenging ...
Scoble Tina - - 2011
Anti-phospholipid syndrome (APS) is an autoimmune prothrombotic disorder characterised by the predisposition to venous and/or arterial thrombosis and obstetric morbidity. Management of APS centres on attenuating the procoagulant state whilst balancing the risks of anticoagulant therapy. Cases of recurrent thromboses and obstetric complications occur despite optimum therapy. Alternative therapies for ...
Pata Yavuz Selim - - 2011
Hypertrophy of inferior turbinate is a common condition, especially with nasal septum deviation. Sometimes, the cause of hypertrophy of inferior turbinate can be fibro-osseous lesions. Benign, rare, and non-aggressive fibro-osseous neoplasms such as ossifying fibroma can affect paranasal sinuses. Isolated inferior turbinate involvement is extremely rare in ossifying fibroma. In ...
Hegde Chethan - - 2011
OBJECTIVES: The present paper aims to review the literature on various approaches in the tray designs and different techniques used to overcome difficulties in making impressions of patients with severely limited mouth opening published from 1984 to 2009. STUDY DESIGN: A search in the National Library of Medicine's Pub Med ...
Mohan Shishir - - 2012
Although the buccal fat pad (BFP) was originally used as an alternative method for the closure of small to medium-sized oroantral and oronasal communications, its use has now been extended to use after excision of oral pre malignant lesions. This report describes experience with this technique.
Jaben Elizabeth A - - 2011
Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT), which is characterized by thrombocytopenia and potentially serious thromboses, may develop in patients exposed to heparin anticoagulation. HIT is caused by antibodies to the heparin/platelet factor 4 (PF4) complex. Management of HIT involves discontinuation of heparin and anticoagulation with a nonheparin alternative such as a direct thrombin ...
Cook T M - - 2011
Anticipated problems with airway management during anaesthesia require careful planning, particularly when they involve a risk of airway obstruction. Advice may be sought from published literature (usually written by experts) or through direct communication with experts. More frequently, expert involvement is through retrospective review following patient harm. We present the ...
de Beer David - - 2011
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: The aim of this review is to outline the priorities in the anaesthetic management of the child with facial abnormalities. It presents a practical approach to this, based on the anatomical site of the deformity and degree of mouth opening. RECENT FINDINGS: The literature reviewed primarily consists ...
Kararizou Evangelia - - 2011
Headache related to airplane flights is rare. We describe a 37-year-old female patient with multiple intense, jabbing headache episodes over the last 3 years that occur exclusively during airplane flights. The pain manifests during take-off and landing, and is located always in the left retro-orbital and frontotemporal area. It is occasionally ...
Raz Eytan - - 2011
Lymphomatosis cerebri (LC) is a rare form of primary central nervous system lymphoma; we report a case of LC mainly involving the brainstem and cerebellum. This diagnosis should be considered in patients presenting with diffuse white matter disease, and a subacute clinical history of cognitive deficits, ataxic gait, and personality ...
Weyn Tim - - 2011
We present a 47-year-old woman with inappropriate sinus tachycardia. Initial treatment with beta blockers was not successful. The patient became asymptomatic and tachycardia resolved with ivabradine. In this report we review the potential role of ivabradine in the treatment of inappropriate sinus tachycardia.
Gilbert Melanie L ML Department of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Sunnybrook Health Sciences - - 2011
Oral pigmented lesions are uncommon and congenital melanocytic nevi are especially rare. We report a case of a patient with multiple congenital melanocytic nevi including a palatal lesion. This is reported to add to the scant literature that exists on this subject. Prognosis and management are discussed.
Curry Nicola - - 2011
Systematic reviews are accepted as a robust and less biased means of appraising and synthesizing results from high-quality studies. This report collated and summarized all the systematic review evidence relating to the diagnosis and management of trauma-related coagulopathy and transfusion, thereby covering the widest possible body of literature. We defined ...
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