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Yung A - - 2005
Pustular vasculitis of the hands is a distinctive clinical entity. It has recently been proposed by some authors to rename pustular vasculitis of the hands as 'neutrophilic dermatosis of the hands' to reflect its histological resemblance to the neutrophilic dermatoses. We report the case of a 66-year-old woman who presented ...
Ritter Robert H - - 2005
OBJECTIVE: To report a case of androstenedione (A)-induced impotence and severe oligospermia. DESIGN: Case report. SETTING: Multispecialty tertiary referral center. PATIENT(S): A 29-year-old married male recreational bodybuilder using the legal dietary supplement A in an attempt to enhance athletic performance. INTERVENTION(S): Immediate cessation of oral A, Depo-T regimen with a ...
Timpe Erin M - - 2005
The purpose of this paper is to review the medical literature regarding vancomycinaminoglycoside induced nephrotoxicity in the pediatric population. METHODS MEDLINE: (1966 through June 2005), EMBASE (1980 through 1st quarter 2005), and International Pharmaceutical Abstracts databases were reviewed using appropriate search terms for articles related to nephrotoxicity with vancomycin and ...
Saijo Tomohiro - - 2005
PURPOSE: To report a case of optic neuropathy associated with prolonged use of a new antibiotic, linezolid. DESIGN: Interventional case report. METHODS: Optic and peripheral neuropathy occurred in a 27-year-old woman who was undergoing prolonged linezolid therapy for osteomyelitis. The use of corticosteroid exacerbated visual loss. Discontinuation of the linezolid ...
Oborilová E - - 2005
Microconidia suspension of Trichophyton verrucosum virulent culture isolated originally from the mycotic lesions of cattle was inoculated epicutaneously to calves in various doses. Four application methods were selected, namely, onto the sheared and gently scarified skin, onto the sheared and non-scarified skin, onto the non-sheared and gently scarified skin, and ...
Reddy Soumya M - - 2005
OBJECTIVE: To describe a case of postirradiation morphea and subcutaneous polyarteritis nodosa occurring simultaneously in a patient and to review the literature on postirradiation autoimmune phenomenon and the potential pathogenesis of such changes. METHODS: A 75-year-old woman with breast cancer treated with chemotherapy and radiation who developed postirradiation morphea and ...
Mansur A T - - 2005
Toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN) is a cutaneous, mostly drug-induced reaction pattern characterized by a widespread necrosis and exfoliation of epidermis, involving more than 30% of the body surface area. Photo-induced Stevens-Johnson syndrome and erythema multiforme, which belong to the same spectrum of TEN, have been described before. However, there is ...
Harrison-Woolrych Mira - - 2005
This paper describes a case series of over 200 unintended pregnancies associated with the etonogestrel implant, Implanon. These cases have been reported to the Australian Adverse Drug Reactions Advisory Committee during the first 3 years of marketing in this country. Of 218 cases included, 45 had insufficient data to assess ...
Tuchinda C - - 2005
Fixed solar urticaria (FSU) is a rare and less severe subgroup of solar urticaria. It is characterized by urticarial eruptions, which occurs on the same parts of the body following sun exposure. The lesions are reproducible at the same sites with similar morphology and distribution pattern after repeated sun exposure. ...
Ansai T - - 2005
Halitosis, or bad breath, is a common concern for many people. The main causes are known to be periodontal disease and tongue coating. We present a case of an incidental tonsillolith occurrence, which was a halitosis-inducing factor. Our results show that tonsilloliths should be considered as a possible cause of ...
Opatrny Lucie - - 2005
Albendazole is a benzimidazole with wide spectrum coverage as an antiparasitic drug. Reported side effects have been minimal. We report the case of a patient who died with severe prolonged pancytopenia beginning during the third week of therapy for a pulmonary echinococcal cyst. This case was a 68-year-old man who ...
Hassan Yahaya - - 2005
Phenytoin has been reported to have major interactions with warfarin. Phenytoin induces warfarin's metabolism. However, there are many case reports which provide conflicting conclusions. Here, we report a case of a 65-year-old man with mechanical heart valve on chronic warfarin therapy who experienced persistent fluctuations of INR and bleeding secondary ...
Ayoub Walid S - - 2005
Imatinib (Gleevec, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp, East Hanover, NJ) is widely used in the treatment of chronic myelogenous leukemia and gastrointestinal stromal tumors. To our knowledge, only one case report of histologically proven Imatinib-induced hepatotoxicity has been reported. We describe another case of hepatotoxicity in a 22-year-old woman including the histopathologic ...
Maghami Ellie G - - 2005
Irradiation-induced sarcomas are well-known potential late sequelae of radiation therapy. These tumors are very aggressive and often elude early detection and timely intervention, rapidly leading to early demise of afflicted patients. Long-term patient follow-up and a high index of suspicion are crucial for timely intervention. In this report, we present ...
Hirota Kiichi - - 2005
Mannitol is used commonly as an osmotic diuretic to reduce intracranial pressure during the perioperative period of craniotomy. The rapid administration of mannitol solution can cause an imbalance of electrolytes such as sodium and potassium. Here, we report two cases of mannitol-induced hyperkalemia. We demonstrate that administration of mannitol during ...
B?cuwe C?cile - - 2005
BACKGROUND: Elastosis perforans serpiginosa (EPS) is a reactive perforating dermatosis characterized by the elimination of abnormal elastic fibers from the upper dermis through the epidermis. In a few cases, it occurs as a side effect of treatment by D-penicillamine (DPA). The first case of EPS induced by DPA was described ...
Hegedus Frederick - - 2005
A case is reported in which a patient developed methemoglobinemia-induced cyanosis while under general anesthesia during surgery for multiple fascial space infections. The cause of methemoglobinemia was 20% benzocaine spray used for local anesthesia before intubation. Acutely developing methemoglobinemia is infrequently encountered in clinical practice. When confronted with cyanosis in ...
Khalid Kamran
Warfarin-induced necrosis of the breast is an unusual complication of warfarin therapy. Since its first description in 1943, up to 36 cases have been reported in the English literature. Close association between inherited or functional deficiency of protein C and S and warfarin therapy is frequently reported. A characteristic patient ...
Praharaj Samir K - - 2004
Serotonin reuptake inhibitor induced sensory disturbances are reported rarely in the literature. This case report describes numbness and dysmorphic symptoms in the upper facial area associated with fluoxetine. There is no previous report of such an adverse reaction with any serotonin reuptake inhibitor in the literature and this report is ...
Gottschling Sven - - 2004
The authors report a case of a vincristine-induced, reproducible dose-related Raynaud's phenomenon. It occurred in a 14-year-old boy with a malignant brain tumor who received repeated vincristine injections. The authors describe how they handled this severe secondary Raynaud's phenomenon with acral cutaneous tissue necrosis. Reducing the dose of the vinca-alkaloid ...
Fteha Alber - - 2004
The authors present an unusual case of torsades de pointes in an elderly woman treated with intravenous gatifloxacin antibiotic therapy.
Mohammadianpanah M, Gramizadeh B, ...
Radiation-induced sarcoma is a rare complication of radiation therapy. We report a case of radiation-induced chondrosarcoma of the maxilla. An 80-year-old Persian woman developed radiation-induced chondrosarcoma of the left maxilla 7 years after combined chemotherapy and external beam radiation therapy for the Ann Arbor stage IE malignant lymphoma of the ...
Deeren Dries H - - 2005
The study purpose was to report the first case of granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (G-CSF)-induced capillary leak syndrome (CLS) in which serial extravascular lung water (EVLW) measurements were performed and to compare this case with previously reported cases. To identify previously reported cases, we performed a literature search, using PubMed with ...
Bal Laurence - - 2004
Nicardipine is used in the treatment of premature labor. There are no previous reports in the anesthesia literature of serious side effects associated with this drug. We report a case of pulmonary edema induced by nicardipine therapy for tocolysis in a pregnant 27-yr-old patient admitted to our hospital for preterm ...
McBride David I - - 2004
BACKGROUND: Noise exposure is prevalent in mining, and as the prevalence of noise-induced hearing loss has not changed much in the past two decades, hearing conservation is an important issue. OBJECTIVES: To review the literature and highlight important developments in the field. METHODS: A review of the literature using OVID ...
Dharia Sejal P - - 2004
OBJECTIVE: To report on a patient with thalidomide-induced amenorrhea and review the literature on the effect of thalidomide on ovarian function. DESIGN: Case report and literature review. SETTING: University medical center. PATIENT(S): A twenty-eight-year-old woman referred for a 2-year history of amenorrhea. INTERVENTION(S): History, physical examination, laboratory evaluation of the ...
Mohammadianpanah M - - 2004
Radiation-induced sarcoma is a rare complication of radiation therapy. We report a case of radiation-induced chondrosarcoma of the maxilla. An 80-year-old Persian woman developed radiation-induced chondrosarcoma of the left maxilla 7 years after combined chemotherapy and external beam radiation therapy for the Ann Arbor stage IE malignant lymphoma of the ...
Orion E - - 2004
Pemphigus can be triggered or induced by many insults, such as drugs, infections, viruses and neoplasms. X-ray-induced pemphigus has been recorded only rarely in the literature. We describe the case of a woman with pemphigus vulgaris in remission, who relapsed 1 week after completion of an irradiation course for breast ...
Catalano-Pons Charlotte - - 2004
Sulfadiazine-associated urinary calculi have been described in HIV-positive adult patients but rarely in children. We report two pediatric cases of sulfadiazine-induced nephrolithiasis and review 45 adult cases from the literature. One had a hyper-IgM syndrome and was treated with sulfadiazine for cerebral toxoplasmosis, the other had toxoplasmic retinitis. Both developed ...
Kyogashima Mamoru - - 2004
In 1961, Wago et al. reported a potential anticoagulant role for sulfatide using animal experiments. Since then there have been many studies of sulfatide in the field of thrombogenesis/haemostasis, yielding contradictory conclusions. Some report that sulfatide has anti-thrombotic activity because it prolongs clotting time, inhibits platelet adhesion, and prolongs bleeding. ...
Cullinan P - - 2004
In about 1 in 10 cases, new or recurrent asthma in adulthood will be caused by work. In many cases the asthma will arise from the action of non-specific airway irritants on a background of bronchial hyperreactivity; in others the mechanism is one of hypersensitivity to a specific agent for ...
Scola Rosana H - - 2004
The association between the use of statins and neuromuscular disease is currently being intensely discussed. We relate a 63 years old man with possible case of statin-induced neuropathy in a patient with dislipidemia in use of simvastatina at high doses. The electrophysiologic studies disclosed findings compatible with mononeuropathy multiplex, suggested ...
Ghosh Bhaskar - - 2004
Fenofibrate induced myopathy is a rare adverse event. We present a case of muscle pain and quadriparesis following administration of 200mg of fenofibrate for 35 days. Patient gradually improved after stopping the drug. As per our knowledge, this is probably the first case report of fenofibrate induced myopathy from India.
Schielke Jo Ellen - - 2004
A diagnosis of glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) was made for cerebral masses found at necropsy in two baboons (Papio cynocephalus anubis). Case 1 was an adult (6.18 years old) male baboon that suddenly died during a physical examination as part of a clinical evaluation for a leg lameness. Case 2 was ...
Lassaletta Alvaro - - 2004
Flumazenil is a competitive antagonist with specific action at the central benzodiazepine receptor. It is used when benzodiazepine intoxication is suspected. Its use has also been reported in cannabis intoxication, chloral hydrate overdose, hepatic encephalopathy, and alcohol intoxication. We report the case of a 7-month-old male infant with a depressed ...
Frances Adriana M - - 2004
Aquagenic urticaria is a very rare form of physical urticaria induced by contact with water. In this case report, we describe a child with a typical form of the disease in whom other types of physical urticaria were ruled out. Clinical manifestations, investigational methodology, and available treatments were reviewed. Treatment ...
LeClaire Aimée C - - 2004
OBJECTIVE: To report a case of piperacillin/tazobactam-induced rash in a patient with infectious mononucleosis. CASE SUMMARY: A 25-year-old white man developed a rash while receiving piperacillin/tazobactam 3.375 g intravenously every 6 hours and gentamicin for osteomyelitis complicating a left femur fracture secondary to a motorcycle accident. Due to progression of ...
Boldin Christian - - 2004
STUDY DESIGN: A case of accident-induced late complaint of odontoid nonunion is reported. OBJECTIVES: To report a rare case of accident-induced late complaint of odontoid nonunion and to discuss operative techniques of stabilization. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA: The literature is reviewed. METHODS.: A 60-year-old man sustained a neck injury with ...
Ojha N - - 2004
Abortion has been legalized in Nepal since September 2002 by 11th amendment to the Muluki Ain. The present study was conducted in Paropakar Shree Panch Indra Rajya Laxmi Devi Maternity Hospital to assess the magnitude of induced abortion, its causes and the types of complications, in the post legalization phase. ...
Varghese B T - - 2004
Chondroradionecrosis of larynx is a well recognized complication of radiation therapy, which usually occur with in the 1st year. Review of literature shows very few accounts of late radiation induced clinical chondroradionecrosis of the larynx. This condition can mimic a local recurrence and severe and life threatening involvement will require ...
Gaba Deepak - - 2004
We report a rare case of tachycardia induced cardiomyopathy resulting from nearly incessant dual antegrade response tachycardia. Criteria necessary for sustaining dual antegrade responses are discussed, including: (1) sufficient antegrade dissociation of the AV node; (2) absence of retrograde conduction over each AV nodal pathway following antegrade conduction over its ...
Arend Lois J - - 2004
We report a new case of biopsy-confirmed mesalazine-induced interstitial nephritis in an 18-year-old male with ulcerative colitis. His renal function improved with drug discontinuation and corticosteroid treatment. An English literature review revealed an additional 22 cases of this complication that, taken together, showed (1) a male predominance, (2) an absence ...
Tai Chau Y - - 2004
Warfarin-induced skin necrosis is a rare complication associated with the use of oral anticoagulants. Most patients develop this at the initiation of therapy, often while still receiving intravenous unfractionated heparin (UFH). Recently, low-molecular-weight heparins (LMWHs) have gained wider use, providing an option for outpatient treatment of deep-vein thrombosis. The treatment ...
Gombar Satinder - - 2004
Mediastinal lipomatosis (ML) is a benign condition characterized by circumscribed overgrowth of adipose tissue producing mediastinal widening that can cause errors in diagnosis on chest roentgenogram. We describe a case of steroid-induced ML leading to difficulty in central venous catheterization during surgery and its other implications for anesthesiologists. Because many ...
Lackmann Gerd-Michael - - 2004
We report the case of a 4-year-old boy with long-term sodium valproate (valproic acid; VPA) therapy who suddenly developed clinically relevant thrombocytopenia and signs of hepatotoxicity. Reduction of the VPA dosage led to clinical and laboratory parameter improvement, while discontinuation of therapy was not necessary. The current practice of the ...
Thole Zebron - - 2004
INTRODUCTION: Hepatotoxicity is a serious adverse reaction potentially induced by all antiandrogens. We have reviewed here the published cases of hepatotoxicity induced by steroidal and nonsteroidal antiandrogens, and compared the type and characteristics of liver damage. METHODS: Using two different databases: MEDLINE and IDIS (Iowa Drug Information Service), we searched ...
Berk David R - - 2004
Some fruit juices have very high potassium content. However, only several cases of juice-induced hyperkalemia have been reported that involved non-psychiatric, diabetic outpatients with renal compromise. We present a highly unusual case of a 66-year-old non-diabetic, schizophrenic woman with psychogenic polydipsia and normal renal function who developed hyperkalemia secondary to ...
Mortazavi Mohammadreza - - 2004
Localized scalp hair loss is associated with many processes, including alopecia areata, trichotillomania, tinea capitis, and early lupus erythematosus. There are several reports of localized alopecia after tick- and flea-bites and bee stings, but there are only two reports of ant-induced alopecia in the literature. We present two cases of ...
Cohen D - - 2004
During the last few years, several case reports and studies have been published on the potential diabetes mellitus (DM)-inducing effect of some atypical antipsychotics, especially clozapine and olanzapine. The purpose of our study was to evaluate diabetogenic effects of atypical antipsychotics in the literature. In order to give a full-scale ...
Nayar Bonilla - - 2003
Losartan is a specific angiotensin II receptor antagonist. Although the teratogenic effects of angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors are well documented there are limited reports of losartan induced fetal toxicity. The authors report a case of incomplete ossification of skull bones, transient oliguria and feed intolerance in a newborn following ...
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