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Kalra Vivek Bihari VB Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Yale School of Medicine, Box 208042, Tompkins East 2, 333 Cedar St, New Haven, CT, 06520-8042, USA, - - 2014
American Association for the Surgery of Trauma (AAST) abdominopelvic organ laceration grading is used to determine which patients can be managed non-operatively. We assess a change in the use of AAST grading system by radiologists at a single, large, academic institution before and after a one-time departmental intervention and reviewed ...
Lee Joo Yong JY Department of Urology, Urological Science Institute, Guri, - - 2014
Objective: To conduct a meta-analysis examining p53 expression as a potential risk factor in upper urinary tract urothelial carcinoma (UUT-UC) and to systematically review the available data. Methods: A comprehensive literature review was performed from January 1991 to August 2012, using search engines such as PubMed, EMBASE, Cochrane Library and ...
Papineni McIntosh Arathi A Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Department, Queen Mary's Hospital, Sidcup, Kent, - - 2014
Intravenous (IV) midazolam may be of value as an alternative paediatric dental sedation technique, but there is some apprehension concerning its routine use due to a lack of evidence regarding its safety and side effects. To review all available literature reporting the side effects of IV midazolam in children undergoing ...
Sebastian Raul R Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Burn Center, Baltimore, MD 21224, United - - 2014
Burn patients exhibit an acquired hypercoagulable state with increased risk of venous thromboembolism. Currently, no randomized control study assessing the efficacy of chemical venous thromboembolism (VTE) prophylaxis in burn patients has been performed. We present a case of a morbidly (body mass index>54kg/m(2)) obese patient with 18% total body surface ...
Sueyoshi Ryo R Department of General Pediatrics and Urogenital Surgery, Juntendo University School of Medicine, Tokyo, - - 2014
Ewing sarcoma (ES) of the bladder is extremely rare. Here we report the successful treatment of the youngest case of ES arising from bladder encountered to date and a literature review. A 10-year-old boy who presented with polyuria and lower abdominal swelling was found to have a 13 cm mass arising ...
Dean Steven M SM Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, OH. Electronic address: - - 2014
Bier spots represent a benign vascular mottling characterized by multiple irregular white macules along the extensor surfaces of the arms and legs. They have been reported in a variety of diverse conditions with no consistent disease association. We have identified a novel association between these physiologic anemic macules and lower ...
Gersztenkorn David D Center for Biomedical Engineering, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, - - 2014
Palinopsia, the persistence or recurrence of visual images after the stimulus has been removed, is a nonspecific term that describes multiple types of visual symptoms with a wide variety of etiologies. For example, palinopsia may be the presenting symptom of a potentially life-threatening posterior cortical lesion, yet it may also ...
Alonso Pacheco Luís L Unidad de Endoscopia Ginecológica. Centro Gutenberg.Hospital Xanit Internacional Málaga. - - 2014
To report a case of primary bladder endometriosis treated with laparoscopic partial cystectomy. We report the case of a 38 year old woman presenting with cyclic catamenial pain and hematuria who was diagnosed of bladder endometriosis by means of cystoscopy and MRI. Partial cystectomy using a laparoscopic approach was performed ...
Al-Obeed Omar A - - 2014
Lymphangiomas are rare tumors affecting the gastrointestinal tract, and may be seen in the bowel, gall bladder, and pancreas. They resemble hemangiomas, but consist of spaces of variable sizes containing lymph. In this report, we describe the case of a 53-year-old male who presented with abdominal pain and constipation. Computerized ...
Almadani Noorah N Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, King Abdulaziz Medical City and College of Medicine, King Saud University for Health Sciences, Riyadh, Saudi - - 2014
Radiation-related osteosarcomas are well described malignant mesenchymal neoplasms, yet their pathogenesis is not fully understood. They are generally classified into either skeletal osteosarcomas, or their and rare soft tissue counterpart. The occurrence of osteosarcoma in the urinary bladder (UB) following radiotherapy is exceedingly rare. To the best of our knowledge, ...
Tran Christine N CN Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, - - 2014
Anterior urethral valve (AUV) associated with posterior urethral valves (PUVs) is an extremely rare congenital urologic anomaly resulting in lower urinary tract obstruction. We present our experience with 2 children with concomitant AUV and PUV as well as a literature review. The clinical presentation of concomitant AUV and PUV is ...
Colaco Marc M Department of Urology, Wake Forest School of Medicine-Winston-Salem, - - 2014
Pelvic floor diseases (PFDS) such as stress urinary incontinence (SUI) and pelvic organ prolapse (POP) are common and vexing disorders. While synthetic mesh based repairs have long been considered an option for PFD treatment, and their efficacy established in RCT trials, safety of its use has recently been called into ...
Gkentzis A A Bolton NHS Foundation Trust, UK. - - 2014
The aim of this study was to review the published evidence on the pathogenesis and management of acute epididymitis (AE) in prepubertal boys after the authors encountered an unexpectedly large number of such cases in their institution. Using MEDLINE(®), a literature search was performed for articles in English with the ...
Gayen Tirthankar T Department of Dermatology, Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata, West Bengal, - - 2014
Pseudoxanthoma elasticum (PXE) is an inherited disorder characterized by generalized fragmentation and progressive calcification of elastic tissue. We report two sporadic cases of PXE, both of whom presented with asymptomatic yellowish papules over the flexural sites for cosmetic reasons. Histopathological findings on hematoxylin and eosin and Verhoeff-Van Gieson (VVG) staining ...
Xu Liwei L Department of Urology, Sir Run Run Shaw Hospital, College of Medical Sciences, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, Zhejiang 310016, P.R. - - 2014
Haemangiopericytoma (HPC) is a rare soft-tissue tumour with great histological variability and unpredictable clinical and biological behaviour. HPC of the bladder is exceedingly rare and carries uncertain malignant potential. The current study reports a case of HPC of the bladder in a 48-year-old female, who was admitted to the Sir ...
Deng Kai K Department of Radiology, Shandong Provincial Qianfoshan Hospital Affiliated to Shandong University, Jinan, Shandong 250014, P.R. - - 2014
Primary appendiceal mucinous adenocarcinoma is a rare entity, while appendiceal carcinoma invading the urinary bladder is even rarer. The current study presents the case of a 54-year-old male with primary appendiceal mucinous adenocarcinoma, without gastrointestinal symptoms, presenting only with signs of bladder irritation. Abdominal computed tomography scans demonstrated a mass ...
O'Reilly G A GA Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, - - 2014
Mindfulness-based interventions (MBIs) targeting eating behaviours have gained popularity in recent years. A literature review was conducted to determine the effectiveness of MBIs for treating obesity-related eating behaviours, such as binge eating, emotional eating and external eating. A search protocol was conducted using the online databases Google Scholar, PubMed, PsycINFO ...
Chen Haiyan H Department of Pathology, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, - - 2014
T cell-derived malignant lymphoma is rarely detected as a bladder neoplasm. A literature review for anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL) involving urinary bladder reveals only seven previously reported cases. Here, we report a case of a 59-year-old HIV-negative man with ALK-positive ALCL. He presented an unusual clinical course with initial ...
Lai Yongqing Y Department of Urology, Peking University Shenzhen Hospital, Shenzhen PKU-HKUST Medical Center, Shenzhen, Guangdong 518036, P.R. China ; Guangdong and Shenzhen Key Laboratory of Male Reproductive Medicine and Genetics, Institute of Urology, Peking University Shenzhen Hospital, Shenzhen PKU-HKUST Medical Center, Shenzhen, Guangdong 518036, P.R. - - 2014
Paragangliomas are extra-adrenal tumors of the autonomic nervous system and may be found within the skull base, neck, mediastinum and periaortic region. Paragangliomas of the urinary bladder are rare, and non-functioning bladder paraganglioma is even rarer and not easily recognized. Histological examination is often key in leading to a definitive ...
Kemp Joanna J Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Department of Neurosurgery, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, 1465 South Grand Blvd, Suite 2705, Saint Louis, MO, 63104, USA, - - 2014
Anterior sacral meningoceles are lesions that are uncommonly reported and can be associated with other pathology including presacral masses, tethered spinal cord, and syringomyelia. Tethered spinal cord and syringomyelia can result in neurologic deficits, while large meningoceles and presacral masses can have gastroenterologic, urologic, reproductive, and oncologic consequences. The authors ...
Haddad Housam H Staten Island University Hospital, 475 Seaview Ave, Staten Island, NY 10305, United States. Electronic address: - - 2014
Eosinophilic fasciitis (EF) is a rare disease with characteristic clinical and histological features, previously reported to be associated with various hematological and solid malignancies. We report a typical case of eosinophilic fasciitis in a 67-year-old man in association with MDS/AML and subsequently bladder cancer. On the two occasions, the eosinophilic ...
Aziz Fahad F Penn State Hershey Medical Center, 500 University Drive, MC, Hershey, PA 17033, - - 2014
Incisional hernias following abdominal operations are a common complication. Mesh is frequently employed in repair of these hernias. Mesh migration is an infrequent occurrence. We present the case of transmural mesh migration from the abdominal wall into the ceacum presenting as chronic abdominal pain. Given the popularity of minimally invasive ...
Martínez Escoriza J C JC Service of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University General Hospital of Alicante, Spain; Department/Division of Gynaecology, Miguel Hernández University, San Juan Campus, Alicante, Spain. Electronic address: - - 2014
Congenital vesicovaginal fistula (CVVF) is a rare, complex female genital malformation that is difficult to diagnose, classify and treat. Symptoms include menouria, cyclical haematuria and urinary incontinence from birth. The aim of this review was to highlight the importance of correct diagnosis and treatment of this congenital anomaly. A comprehensive ...
Feizzadeh Kerigh Behzad B Endoscopic and Minimally Invasive Surgery Research Center, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, IR Iran ; Kidney Transplantation Complications Research Center, Faculty of Medicine, Ghaem Medical Hospital, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, IR - - 2014
Recurrent spontaneous rupture of the urinary bladder has rarely been reported in English articles. This condition may be difficult to diagnosis before a laparotomy due to acute peritonitis. Herein we describe a case of recurrent spontaneous rupture of the bladder in a 39-year-old woman with human T-lymphotropic virus type 1 ...
Sarti Alessandra A 1 Urology Clinic, Department of Surgery, AOUI Verona, Verona - - - 2014
<p>I<sc>NTRODUCTION</sc>: <italic>Perivascular epithelioid cell tumors (PEComa) are a very uncommon mesenchymal cancer with uncertain malignant potential.</italic></p><p>M<sc>ATERIALS AND METHODS</sc>: <italic>A computerized research on Pub Med was performed regarding bladder PEComa. We evaluated the literature cases and described a case of bladder PEComa.</italic></p><p>R<sc>ESULTS</sc>: <italic>PEComa of the bladder is a very rare neoplasm ...
Adamson Elizabeth - - 2014
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Harraz Ahmed M AM Urology and Nephrology Center, Mansoura University, - - 2014
To assess the current literature about the status of renal function (RFn) after orthotopic bladder substitution (OBS) and factors determining it. A systematic review of MEDLINE for full length peer reviewed English articles from the year 2000 till January 2013 was conducted. We included only original articles and excluded reviews, ...
Kumar Arvind A Department of Urology, King George Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, - - 2014
Guide wires are frequently used in urology for upper and lower urinary tract procedures. Spontaneous knotting of guide wire is a rare complication and only a few cases have been reported in the literature until now. We report a case of spontaneous intravesical knotting of guide wire during per urethral ...
Makineni Hemanth H Junior Resident, Department of General Surgery, Kasturba Medical College , Mangalore, Manipal Univesity,India - - 2014
A 52-year-old man was presented with discomfort in lower abdomen and irritative voiding symptoms. Computed tomography showed a well circumscribed mass with calcification in front of bladder compressing the bladder diagnosed as leiomyoma with calcifications, probably araising from rectum. Surgery revealed a giant peritoneal loose body measuring 6cm in diameter. ...
Tang Jason J University of Exeter Medical School, University of Exeter, Exeter, United - - 2014
A wide range of self-directed weight-loss interventions are available, providing users with a variety of tools delivered through various formats to regulate weight-related behavior patterns. However, it is unclear how effective self-directed interventions are and how they promote weight loss and weight maintenance. A systematic review of reviews was conducted ...
Kuzaka Bolesław B Department of General, Oncological and Functional Urology, Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, - - 2014
Background Nephrogenic adenoma (NA) is a rare, benign disease of the urinary tract, usually as a response to chronic irritation or trauma. Its diagnosis, staging, and treatment are not well established. Case Report We report on 3 cases of nephrogenic adenoma of the urinary bladder treated in our hospital between ...
Gulpinar Murat Tolga MT Department of Urology, Istanbul Medeniyet University Goztepe Training and Research Hospital, Doktor Erkin Caddesi, Kadikoy, 34722 Istanbul, - - 2014
Primary adrenal leiomyosarcoma is extremely rare tumor. We report a case with adrenal leiomyosarcoma. Our case was a 48-year-old man who presented with lower urinary tract symptoms. Ultrasonography and magnetic resonance imaging revealed approximately 9 cm solid mass originating from right adrenal gland. He underwent right adrenalectomy. Pathology of the specimen ...
Katsourakis Anastasios A Department of General Surgery "Agios Dimitrios" General Hospital, Thessaloniki, - - 2014
Inguinal hernia containing bladder carcinoma is a very rare occurrence. We report a case of a male patient who presented with a left groin hernia containing an irregular mass. The hernia was repaired without the use of mesh and a partial cystectomy was done. Only 1-3% of all inguinal hernias ...
Loganathan P P Department of Pediatrics, Section of Neonatology, University of Calgary, AB, - - 2014
Persistent urogenital sinus is one of the rare urogenital anomalies, which commonly presents as hydrometrocolpos. Fetal urinary ascites as a presentation of persistent urogenital sinus is extremely rare. We report on a preterm infant with antenatal diagnosis of hydrometrocolpos and massive urinary ascites secondary to urogenital sinus without any bladder ...
Gallouj Salim S University Hospital Hassan - - 2014
Omphalolith (umbolith) is an uncommon entity under normal circumstances. However, in a deeply retracted umbilicus in an obese individual, the accumulation of sebum and keratin may lead to the formation of a stone. This calculus may remain undiagnosed for many years until revealed by secondary infection or ulceration. We report ...
Albutt Katherine K Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA - - 2014
Endometriosis is a common gynecologic disorder wherein ectopic endometrial glands and stroma are found at extrauterine sites. Extrapelvic endometriosis is a well-documented, yet rare, disease entity that can affect almost any organ system. Inguinal endometriosis is an extremely rare disease entity characterized by tender inguinal swelling. Here we report a ...
Jain Sudhir Kumar SK Department of Surgery, Maulana Azad Medical College and Lok Nayak Hospital, New Delhi, - - 2014
Mesenchymal tumors of the urinary bladder are a rare occurrence, the most common among them being leiomyoma of the bladder. These tumors commonly present with irritative urinary symptoms progressing gradually to obstructive symptoms as the size increases. We report on two patients who presented with lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS). ...
Lombardini E D - - 2013
The veterinary literature contains scattered reports of primary tumors of the urinary tract of fish, dating back to 1906. Many of the more recent reports have been described in association with the Registry of Tumors in Lower Animals, and most of the spontaneous neoplasms of the kidney and urinary bladder ...
Heller Debra S - - 2013
Massive localized lymphedema (MLL) is a recently described entity associated with obesity, most often on the thighs. It rarely occurs on the vulva, and it may pose diagnostic difficulty for both clinician and pathologist in this setting. An obese 55-year-old woman underwent excision of bilateral polypoid vulvar masses. Histology confirmed ...
Butterworth P A - - 2013
The aim of this systematic review was to investigate the relationship between body composition and foot structure and function. Six electronic databases (Ovid MEDLINE, Ovid EMBASE, Ovid AMED, CINAHL, Scopus and The Cochrane Library) and reference lists from relevant papers were searched on 2 September 2013. Sixteen papers that reported ...
Akesen Burak B Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, University of Uludağ, Bursa, - - 2014
Study Design Case report and review of the literature. Objective To report a case of traumatic L5-S1 spondyloptosis and review the literature. Method A 28-year-old man presented with severe low back pain, numbness at the soles of feet, and bowel and bladder dysfunction. Two days before admission, a tree trunk fell on his ...
Mandelia Ankur A Senior Resident, Department of Paediatric Surgery, All India Institute of Medical Sciences , New Delhi-110029, India - - 2013
In gastroschisis, the defect in the abdominal wall is located almost always to the right of the umbilicus. Left-sided gastroschisis is a very rare entity. A case of left sided gastroschisis has been described here, with review of literature.
Nazim Syed M SM Department of Urology, The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, - - 2013
Sarcomatoid carcinoma of prostate is an extremely rare but aggressive neoplasm. It is generally associated with a poor prognosis. About 100 cases have so far been reported in the English literature. We report the case of a 64-year-old male with a very rapidly progressive disease that ultimately involved the whole ...
Sakaura Hironobu - - 2013
The authors report a case of cervical myelopathy caused by invagination of the bilaterally separated lamina of the axis. They also present a literature review. The patient was a previously healthy 68-year-old man with a 1-year history of slowly progressive gait disturbance, right-hand clumsiness, and right dominant sensory disturbance in ...
Bou-Assaly Wessam - - 2013
Cavitary otosclerosis is a rare presentation of otosclerosis, especially when it involves the anterior wall of the internal auditory canal. Recognizing the computed tomographic imaging features of this process is crucial since cavitary otosclerosis may be a cause of a "third window phenomenon", resulting in conductive hearing loss and can ...
Haylen Bernard T - - 2013
Severe adolescent female stress urinary incontinence (SAFSUI) can be defined as female adolescents between the ages of 12 and 17 years complaining of involuntary loss of urine multiple times each day during normal activities or sneezing or coughing rather than during sporting activities. An updated review of its likely prevalence, ...
Hirabayashi Kristin E - - 2013
The authors describe, for the first time, bilateral, sequential large dacryocystoceles during pregnancy and review the literature for this presentation. A 26-year-old, 15-week pregnant woman presented with OD epiphora, diplopia, and pain in the setting of an inferomedial orbital mass. Surgical exploration and histopathology were consistent with a dacryocystocele, and ...
Dosi Rupal V - - 2013
Bardet Biedel Syndrome (BBS) is a rare autosomal recessive disease which is characterized by obesity, retinitis pigmentosa, polydactyly, neuro-developmental retardation and renal defects amongst others. It is a genetically heterogeneous ciliopathic disorder with inter and intra familial variations. Very few cases have been reported from India. We are reporting here ...
Zhu Justin J Department of Urologic Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, - - 2013
Neuroblastoma (NBL) of the urinary bladder is an extremely rare diagnosis, with only 6 cases reported in the literature to date. We report the case of a 3-year-old boy who presented with gross hematuria, and was diagnosed with bladder NBL after partial cystectomy. Two-year follow-up has been unremarkable. This case ...
Güler Şimşek Gülçin G Kecioren Training and Research Hospital, Department of Pathology, Ankara, - - 2013
Small cell carcinoma (SCC) of the bladder is an extremely rare bladder malignancy characterized by an aggressive clinical behaviour. So it is important to diagnose this high grade disease by urinary cytology. We report a case of SCC of the bladder in an old man with chronical lymphocytic leukemia ( ...
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