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Erectile dysfunction (ED) is considered a common medical disorder and it is the most common sexual complaint reported by men to healthcare providers. The epidemiology of this condition in active component U.S. service members has been unclear. This report describes the counts and rates of newly diagnosed ED in active ...
Celik Orcun O Tepecik Education and Research Hospital, Urology Clinic, Izmir. - - 2014
Erectile dysfunction (ED) is the inability to develop normal erection or an hardening problem at various extent that causes inability to maintain the erection for the sufficient time required for a complete sexual activity. It can be the result of neurologic, psychogenic, vascular, urogenital and hormonal abnormalities. It is reported ...
Devaraju D D Department of Oral Medicine and Radiodiagnosis, Krishnadevaraya College of Dental Sciences and Hospital, Bangalore, Karnataka, - - 2014
Dentinogenesis imperfecta (DI) is an inherited disorder affecting dentin. Defective dentin formation results in discolored teeth that are prone to attrition and fracture. Mutation in dentin sialophosphoprotein (DSPP) has been found to cause the dentin disorders DI - I and II (shields II and III). Early diagnosis and treatment of ...
Arora Richa R Department of Radiology and Imageology, Nizams Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad, 500082, India, - - 2014
Ghosal hematodiaphyseal dysplasia is a rare autosomal recessive disorder characterized by metadiaphyseal dysplasia of long bones and defective hematopoiesis due to fibrosis or sclerosis of bone marrow. Approximately 15 cases of this entity have been reported in the literature so far. The diagnosis of this rare syndrome and its differentiation ...
Gencpinar Pinar P Department of Pediatric Neurology, Akdeniz University Medical Faculty, Antalya, - - 2014
Hemangiomas in the spinal epidural area are very rare lesions, and most of these lesions are of the cavernous type. Only seven cases of capillary hemangiomas have been reported in the English literature, and all of these cases occurred in adulthood. Here, we report on a 17-month-old girl who presented ...
Shrestha Bikash - - 2014
Body swelling in a child is a common symptom. Apart from systemic causes like renal, hepatic, and cardiac, rarely such a swelling may be caused by dermatologic conditions. A child presented with swelling of the body which was subsequently diagnosed as scleredema, a rare and benign dermatologic condition. Scleredema can ...
Qin Xue-Jiao - - 2014
Backgroud: Retinal racemose hemangioma (RRH) is a rare congenital disorder that often co-occurs with other ocular complications. In this study, we present a case of RRH complicated with retinal vein obstruction in three branches and provide a review of ocular complications and their associations with RRH CASE PRESENTATION: One case ...
Courtney Kelly E KE Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, United - - 2014
Despite initial reports of a decline in use in the early 2000s, methamphetamine remains a significant public health concern with known neurotoxic and neurocognitive effects to the user. The goal of this review is to update the literature on methamphetamine use and addiction since its assent to peak popularity in ...
Espitia Olivier O Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital of Nantes, France. Electronic address: - - 2014
Granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA) (Wegener's) is a necrotizing systemic vasculitis of the small-sized blood vessels, affecting kidneys, lungs, upper respiratory tract and skin. Cardiac valvular involvement is an uncommon manifestation of GPA. We report the case of a 60-year-old woman with arthritis and lung nodules due to GPA without antineutrophil ...
Theodorou Vassiliki V Section of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry, Department of Chemistry, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, GR-451 10, - - 2014
This review is a critical survey of the literature that aims to highlight the most significant developments on synthetic strategies involving stable oxygen isotopes ([(17) O] and [(18) O]). The labeling methodologies are categorized in groups, according to the oxygen-containing functional group. Copyright © 2014 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
Dimitrakopoulos S S Community Mental Health Centre of Byron-Kessariani, 1st Psychiatric Department, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, - - 2014
While lying is a diachronic integral part of human interaction, pseudologia fantastica represents probably its psychopathological dimension. There are relatively few reported cases on psychological mechanisms of pathological lying and also on criteria concerning psychopathological development on a ground of lying. A review of literature on possible psychological mechanisms of ...
Dierickx Inge I Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sint-Lucas Ziekenhuis, Ghent, - - 2014
We will present the fourth case in the English-language literature of a mid-gestational colonoscopy-assisted manual reposition of an incarcerated uterus. Despite the ready availability of ultrasound, a great number of incarcerations are not recognized before term. Since early diagnosis is the key to a successful treatment, it is important that ...
Yoo Je Chul JC Department of Neurosurgery, Cheju Halla Hospital, Jeju, - - 2014
Spinal epidural lipomatosis (SEL) is a rare disorder, regarded in literature as a consequence of administration of exogenous steroids, associated with a variety of systemic diseases, endocrinopathies and the Cushing's syndrome. Occasionally, SEL may occur in patients not exposed to steroids or suffering from endocrinopathies, namely, idiopathic SEL. Thus far, ...
Rada-Palomino A - - 2014
Phlegmonous gastritis is a rare bacterial infection of the gastric wall, which progress rapidly. It is characterized by a purulent inflammation that can affect the entire gastrointestinal tract and presents a high mortality rate. We are reporting a case of phlegmonous gastritis in an HIV-seropositive man successfully treated with antibiotics. ...
Hugar Basappa S BS Department of Forensic Medicine, MS Ramaiah Medical College, Karnataka, India basavaraj_hugar2007@rediffmail.com - - 2014
Stab wounds encountered in medico-legal practice are caused by sharp or blunt pointed weapons such as a kitchen knife, dagger, screwdriver, iron rod, etc. Atypical entry wounds may result from elasticity of skin, relative movement of the victim or the offending weapon or both. These are often described in the ...
Fatima Sohaila S Department of Pathology, King Khalid University, Abha, Kingdom of Saudi - - 2014
Primary thyroid lymphoma (PTL) is a rare disorder accounting for about 2 % of all malignant lymphomas. It is an aggressive extranodal non Hodgkin lymphoma mostly of B lineage. We report four cases of PTL and highlight the clinical issues and challenges posed by this rare disease.
Kalidindi Navya N Department of Neurology, University of Ottawa, The Ottawa Hospital, CHEO, Ottawa, Ont., - - 2014
Primitive neuroectodermal tumors (PNETs) are typically present as masses in children and adolescents, but rarely in adults. Diagnoses, management strategies, and prognostication factors are not well established in adult cases of PNETs. We describe the case of a central nervous system PNET diagnosed in a 55-year-old woman presenting with a ...
Srinivas Bhavanam Hanuma BH Department of Neurosurgery, Nizam's Institute of Medical Sciences, Punjagutta, Hyderabad, Telangana, - - 2014
Spondylo costal dysostosis (SCD) is a genetic skeletal disorder characterized by a variety of costo-vertebral malformations. SCD with type I split cord malformation (SCM) have been reported in the literature. We report an unusual association of SCD with type II SCM. Imaging studies revealed multiple vertebral segmentations, rib malformations, spina ...
Zaidi Shaesta Naseem SN Shaesta Naseem Zaidi, Department of Pathology,, King Khalid University Hospital,, PO Box 2925, Riyadh 11461,, Saudi Arabia, T: 0096614671658, F: 0096614672462, - - 2014
Ependymomas outside the confines of the cranium and spinal cord are rare. The occurrence of these tumors in an extradural, sacrococcygeal, or subcutaneous location may prove challenging, particularly in the absence of any obvious central nervous system connection. The origin of these tumors from sub.cutaneous sacrococcygeal ependymal rests is postulated ...
Gassman Andrew A AA Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, Los Angeles, Calif.; and UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, Los Angeles, - - 2014
We present a brief literature review of the topical immune-modulating medication Imiquimod. The treatment of periorbital melanoma in situ typically requires surgical resection. Here we discuss a case of lower eyelid melanoma in situ successfully treated non-operatively with Imiquimod.
Bhuyan Susant - - 2014
Acute intermittent porphyria is a rare disorder, characterised clinically by variable patterns of neurological and metabolic disturbances. We report a rare presentation with sudden onset painless bilateral reversible vision loss of cerebral origin along with a brief review of the underlying pathophysiology.
Alrabeeah Khalid A KA Division of Urology, McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, - - 2014
Renal angiomyolipoma with inferior vena caval venous extension is rare with only 40 cases reported in the literature. We report a case of a 35-year-old lady with angiomyolipoma with inferior vena caval thrombus that was managed surgically with robotic-assisted radical nephrectomy.
Quinn Davin K DK Department of Psychiatry, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, NM.. Electronic address: - - 2014
Neurologic deterioration occurring days to weeks after a cerebral hypoxic event accompanied by diffuse white matter demyelination is called delayed posthypoxic leukoencephalopathy (DPHL). Manifestations of DPHL are diverse and include dementia, gait disturbance, incontinence, pyramidal tract signs, parkinsonism, chorea, mood and thought disorders, akinetic mutism, and rarely catatonia. We report ...
Ozlu Emin E Department of Dermatology, Istanbul Medeniyet University, School of Medicine, Goztepe Research and Training Hospital , Istanbul , Turkey - - 2014
Abstract Skin reactions against injected or implanted foreign materials are not rare. Siderosis is a disease characterized by the accumulation of iron in various tissues. Brownish-gray discoloration of the skin can be seen as a side-effect on the injection area after the parenteral iron treatment. Here, we present cutaneous siderosis ...
Zhang Zhicheng Z Department of Urology, Tongji Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, 430030, - - 2014
Paratesticular fibrous pseudotumor is a rare benign tumor that originates from intrascrotal tissue, such as tunica vaginalis, epididymis, or spermatic cord. Five cases of fibrous pseudotumor in our hospital were reviewed retrospectively, and the clinical manifestations were analyzed. Three cases of unilateral nodules, comprising one case located in the tunica ...
Hubbell J A E JA The Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Ohio, - - 2014
Horses are the most difficult of the common companion animals to anaesthetise. Hypoxemia or inadequate oxygen delivery to peripheral tissues during anaesthesia would seem a potential cause of increased mortality but no direct link has been established. A number of methods of increasing oxygenation and oxygen delivery have been reported ...
Chong Xl X Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, KK Women's and Children's Hospital, - - 2014
Obturator internus pyomyositis is a rare disease that is more commonly found in tropical countries. Due to its infrequent occurrence, it is a differential of hip pain that has not been sufficiently considered, which often results in delayed diagnosis. We present a case report of a 4 year old boy ...
Sükösd Farkas F Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Szeged, 2 Állomás u., Szeged, Hungary, 6720, - - 2014
The current protocol for reporting urinary bladder cancer in radical cystectomies may exhibit limitations in the diagnostic accuracy, such as a risk of understaging, especially in cases with prostatic involvement. Difficulty can arise in the verification of stage pT0, and the assessment of surgical margins is suboptimal. We have developed ...
Haddad Nicholas N Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, McGill University Health Center, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, - - 2014
To report a case of an infertile man with nonobstructive azoospermia who underwent simultaneous radical orchiectomy for testicular cancer and testicular sperm extraction (TESE) for preservation of fertility. Case report and literature review. University teaching hospital. A couple being treated for infertility. Radical orchiectomy with simultaneous TESE. Sperm retrieval, histologic ...
Bignami Elena E Department of Cardio-Thoracic and Vascular Anesthesia, San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, - - 2014
Following cardiac surgery, patients can develop acute respiratory failure. We present the case of a 66-year-old male successfully treated with extracorporeal venovenous membrane oxygenation (vvECMO) for acute respiratory failure postsurgery and review the literature on vvECMO in this specific setting.
Cooper Jeffrey S - - 2014
We report a case of a previously healthy adult with flulike symptoms who precipitously declined due to pneumococcal sepsis complicated by disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) and purpura fulminans (PF). After one week of care, including ventilation support and hemodialysis, the patient was stable enough for hyperbaric oxygen (HBO2) in an ...
Kemper Tom C P M - - 2014
Frostbite is an uncommon event that can occur from exposure to temperatures below -4 degrees C and can lead to potential serious tissue damage and necrosis. This in turn can result in debilitating amputations in otherwise healthy people. The pathophysiological mechanisms of frostbite have marked similarities to those seen in ...
Fu Weihua W Department of Urology, Southwest Hospital, Third Military Medical University, Chongqing, People's Republic of - - 2014
Chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CP/CPPS) is one of the risk factors of impaired male fertility potential. Studies have investigated the effect of CP/CPPS on several semen parameters but have shown inconsistent results. Hence, we performed a systematic literature review and meta-analysis to assess the association between CP/CPPS and basic ...
Imamovic Kumalic Senka S 0000-0002-4421-7266 Reproductive Unit, Division of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University Medical Centre Ljubljana, Slajmerjeva 3, 1000 Ljubljana, - - 2014
Infertility affects 50 to 80 million people worldwide. Male factor is a cause of infertility in almost half of cases, mainly due to oligoasthenoteratozoospermia (OAT). With common diagnostic methods no cause can be found in approximately 30% of cases of male infertility due to OAT and these are considered idiopathic. ...
Sturm Daniel D Physician Assistant Program, College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Butler University, Indianapolis, Indiana, - - 2014
To provide a review of the etiology, epidemiology, clinical features, diagnostic findings, and treatment options for multiple sclerosis (MS). A PubMed search of English language articles using a combination of words: elderly; multiple sclerosis*, late onset multiple sclerosis*, etiology; screening; diagnosis; or treatment to identify original studies, guidelines, and reviews ...
Ramachandran R - - 2014
This case report describes the airway management of three month old child presenting with a severe facial congenital malformation, a bilateral Tessier number 4 cleft, and scheduled to undergo benign eye surgery. The use of a conventional laryngeal mask allowed successful management, despite the severity of the facial abnormality. This ...
Dhar Harsh H Department of Head Neck Surgery, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, India - - 2014
The thyroid gland is a very rare site for head and neck schwannomas. Till date there have been only 19 reported cases in English literature. Only 25% of schwannomas occur in the head and neck region, most of them arising in relation to the peripheral nerves and cervical sympathetic chain. ...
Patrono Damiano D Department of Surgery, University of Turin. Turin, Italy. - - 2014
Primary venous leiomyosarcoma (LMS) is a rare disease, most commonly affecting the retroperitoneal veins and in particular the inferior vena cava. Five-year survival rate ranges between 33% and 68%. Complete surgical resection represents the only potentially curative treatment, occasionally achieving long-term survival. LMS of the splenic vein is extremely rare, ...
Liu Qu Q Department of Special Treatment, Eastern Hepatobiliary Surgery Hospital, Second Military Medical University, Shanghai, 200438 China ; Department of Hepatobiliary Surgery, People's Republic of China No. 254 Hospital, Tianjin, 300142 - - 2014
Hepatic lymphangiomas, malformations of the liver lymphatic system, are extremely rare conditions in adults. A 41-year-old man presented with right upper abdominal pain for 6 months was introduced in this report. Ultrasound (US) and computed tomography (CT) scan demonstrated a giant cystictumor with a pedunculatedextrahepatic growth pattern. Due to diagnostic uncertainty, ...
Chaurasia Akhilanand A Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Faculty of Dental Sciences, King George Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, - - 2014
Hereditary gingival fibromatosis (HGF) is a rare condition that can occur as an isolated disease, chromosomal abnormality, or as part of a number of syndromes. The gingival enlargement in HGF can be so severe that it can cover the crowns of teeth completely, causing severe functional derangement and facial disfigurement. ...
Saglam Yavuz Y Bahcelievler State Hospital, Orthopaedics and Traumatology Department, Kocasinan Merkez Mahallesi Karadeniz Caddesi No: 48, Bahçelievler, Istabul, Turkey. Electronic address: - - 2014
Agenesis of the pubic bone, as evidenced in the world literature, is a very rare clinical and congenital abnormality. Several disorders may occur with hypoplasia of the pubis. Here, we report a rare longer follow-up case of the congenital unilateral agenesis of the superior ramus of pubic bone with bilateral ...
M─ârginean Cristina Oana CO Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Medicine and Pharmacy of Tirgu Mures, Romania; - - 2014
Duplication of the digestive tract is a very rare malformation in children whereas the congenital pyloric duplication is extremely rare, few cases being described in the literature. We present the case of a male infant, aged seven days, who was diagnosed at 17 weeks of gestation with a cystic mass ...
Samia Younes Y Department of Endocrinology and Internal Medicine, Laboratory of Hematology, Tahar Sfar University Hospital of Mahdia, Mahdia, - - 2014
We report a 62 year-old-man with facial cellulitis revealing choreo-acanthocytosis (ChAc). He showed chorea that started 20 years ago. The orofacial dyskinisia with tongue and cheek biting resulted in facial cellulitis. The peripheral blood smear revealed acanthocytosis of 25%. The overall of chorea, orofacial dyskinetic disorder, peripheral neuropathy, disturbed behavior, ...
Ramasamy Ranjith R Scott Department of Urology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, - - 2014
Erectile dysfunction (ED) has emerged as an important marker of cardiovascular and overall health, independent of other known conventional risk factors. ED often precedes coronary artery disease in half of affected subjects, and could indicate the presence of cardiovascular pathology. The pathophysiology and role of androgens in sexual function are ...
Baid Mayank M Department of Surgery, Medical College Kolkata, - - 2014
Urethral duplication is a rare congenital malformation mainly affecting men and boys. Although a number of theories have been proposed to describe this condition, the actual mechanism of this disorder is still not clear. This article highlights a case of urethral duplication in a 15-year-old boy. The malformation was characterized ...
Chen Qian Q Department of Spine Surgery, The Third Hospital of Hebei Medical University 139 Ziqiang Road, Shijiazhuang 050051, - - 2014
Psoas abscesses are classified into primary or secondary according to infectious etiology. However, the psoas abscess caused by actinomycete together with Escherichia coli infection is very rare. Here we report a case of psoas abscess caused by actinomycete together with Escherichia coli infection in a young woman. The disease was ...
Mestre Tiago T Department of Dermatology, Hospital Curry Cabral, Lisbon, - - 2014
Rounded and velvety epidermal naevus, naevoid acanthosis nigricans, also called the acanthosis nigricans form of epidermal naevus is an extremely rare entity, with fewer than 15 cases described in the literature. We report the case of a 23-year-old woman with asymptomatic velvety verrucous plaques on her left axilla starting at ...
Miniero Roberto R Pediatric Department, "Magna Graecia" University of Catanzaro, Località Germaneto, Viale Europa, 88100 Catanzaro, - - 2014
Neutrophilia in adults refers to an alteration in the total number of blood neutrophils that is in excess of about 7500 cells/μL. This definition is restrictive in childhood as neutrophil count is age-dependent. Chronic Idiopathic Neutrophilia (CIN) refers to a condition that persists for many years in individuals who appear ...
Harada Tatsuhiko T The Second Department of Internal Medicine, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, - - 2014
Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome (HPS) is a rare genetic disorder, the most common complication of which influencing the prognosis is pulmonary fibrosis. In the present report, we describe an autopsy case of a Japanese woman with HPS. The patient was diagnosed at 50 years of age based on the presence of oculocutaneous ...
Tanriover Necmettin N Istanbul University, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Department of Neurosurgery, Istanbul, - - 2014
A 39-year-old male without any significant complaints or symptoms presented with a calcified lesion located at the sellar region. Total removal of the lesion has been achieved via an endoscopic endonasal transsphenoidal approach. Histopathological examination of the lesion revealed a pituitary stone. This report describes the first pituitary stone formed ...
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