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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 ...
Khazaal Yasser - - 2003
Whereas there are some case reports of bupropion-induced vivid dreaming and nightmares, until now it has not been associated with somnambulism. A case is reported of a patient treated with bupropion as a smoking cessation medication, who developed somnambulism during nicotine withdrawal. Furthermore, the sleepwalking episodes were associated with eating ...
Thevenin Jerome - - 2003
This case report describes a 68-year-old woman presenting with flecainide induced syncope due to torsades de pointes (TP) ventricular tachycardia. Before TP onset, the QTc interval reached 680 ms without changes in QRS duration. None of the usual triggers were found. Prolongation of QT under flecaïnide is exceptional and the ...
Ozgür Orhan - - 2003
An 18-year-old boy was brought to the hospital with jaundice, confusion, abdominal discomfort and distension. He had a history of oral intake of nimesulide for three days. Clinical and laboratory findings were compatible with fulminant hepatitis. Exclusion of other causes of liver injury strongly favored drug-induced toxicity. All of the ...
Gonzalez-Alegre Pedro - - 2003
Moyamoya disease (MMD) is an uncommon intracranial vasculopathy that typically presents with ischemic or hemorrhagic stroke. Persistent choreoathetosis has been identified as a rare early manifestation of MMD. We present 2 patients with paroxysmal dyskinesia as the initial symptom of MMD, one resembling paroxysmal kinesigenic dyskinesia (PKD) and the other ...
Povlsen Uffe Juul - - 2003
We describe three cases of nonconvulsive status epilepticus induced by electroconvulsive therapy (ECT). Nonconvulsive status epilepticus is an important differential diagnosis in patients who develop prolonged confusion after ECT. The present cases exemplify the difficulty in defining the diagnosis on the basis of the clinical manifestations. The application of electroencephalography ...
Thomsen H S - - 2003
The Contrast Media Safety Committee of the European Society of Urogenital Radiology (ESUR) has looked at the effects of contrast media on the kidney including prevention of contrast medium induced nephropathy. This has resulted in four reports dealing with 1) contrast medium induced nephrotoxicity, 2) haemodialysis and contrast media, 3) ...
Ramos Sérgio de Paula Sde - - 2003
The famous clinical case of Anna O./Bertha Pappenheim, who was treated by Breuer from 1880 to 1882 and whose pathology was discussed by him and Freud in an 1895 article (J. Breuer & S. Freud, 1895/1955), is reviewed based on biographical information regarding the patient, which appeared from 1953 onward. ...
Irons Brian K - - 2003
OBJECTIVE: To report a case of dose-dependent angioedema secondary to the use of the angiotensin-receptor blocker (ARB) valsartan. CASE SUMMARY: A 64-year-old Hispanic woman presented with swelling of the lips shortly after an increase in her valsartan dose for uncontrolled hypertension. Other potential causes were not identified. The angioedema subsequently ...
Nammour Fadel E - - 2003
OBJECTIVE: To report a case of metformin-induced cholestatic hepatitis. METHODS: We present a detailed case report, including laboratory and biopsy findings. In addition, similar cases from the literature are reviewed. RESULTS: In a 68-year-old man with newly diagnosed diabetes mellitus, metformin therapy was begun. The dosage initially was 500 mg ...
Salvati Maurizio - - 2003
BACKGROUND: Radiotherapy and more recently radiosurgery represent important therapeutic methods for the treatment of tumors and arterovenous malformations affecting the central nervous system, even though several significant side-effects have been described (radionecrosis, tumors, etc.). Gliomas induced by radiation therapy are decidedly unusual, and the first descriptions of this association only ...
Dickerman Rob D - - 2003
Hiccups occurring secondary to high-doses of corticosteroids are a well-recognized problem in the field of neurosurgery. Numerous reports of oral, intravenous and intraarticular corticosteroids inducing hiccups exist in the literature. To date, there is only one case of anabolic steroids inducing hiccups. We now present a case of a patient ...
Habermeyer Elmar - - 2003
A case of bipolar disorder and transsexualism is reported and discussed. The case report shows the problematic nature of the distinction between transsexualism and psychosis-induced transsexual desires. If there is a true comorbidity of these disorders, a subtly differentiated process to guide medical expert opinion and therapy is necessary.
Ali Sherese - - 2003
OBJECTIVE: To review the literature for reported cases of mania related to discontinuing antidepressant treatment, as well as for possible explanations of this phenomenon, and to present a case report. METHOD: We undertook a literature review through the PubMed index, using the key words mania, antidepressant withdrawal, and antidepressants in ...
Ali B H - - 2003
The seeds of Nigella sativa Linn. (Ranunculaceae), commonly known as black seed or black cumin, are used in folk (herbal) medicine all over the world for the treatment and prevention of a number of diseases and conditions that include asthma, diarrhoea and dyslipidaemia. This article reviews the main reports of ...
Köklü Seyfettin - - 2003
OBJECTIVE: To present a single case of ampicillin-induced recurrent cholestasis and a literature review. CASE SUMMARY: A 23-year-old man was hospitalized due to recurrent and self-limited cholestatic symptoms. He had used ampicillin before each cholestatic attack. He became well clinically and biochemically each time after cessation of the drug. One ...
Novaro Gian M - - 2003
Benzocaine (ethyl aminobenzoate), a topical anesthetic widely used before transesophageal echocardiography, has been reported to cause acquired methemoglobinemia. The incidence of benzocaine-induced methemoglobinemia in clinical practice, however, has been difficult to estimate. After systematic review of our institutional experience for clinically recognized cases of benzocaine-induced methemoglobinemia in patients undergoing transesophageal ...
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