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Cai Rongrong - - 2011
PURPOSE:: To report a suspected case of hereditary benign intraepithelial dyskeratosis (HBID) in China. METHODS:: Case report and review of the related literature. RESULTS:: A 43-year-old woman developed bilateral, elevated, white-to-grayish, gelatinous plaques on the perilimbal region and buccal mucosa. Her daughter had similar lesions on the buccal and pharyngeal ...
Hinkle David M - - 2011
Context: Retrospective case series, database study and literature review. Forty case reports are described. Objective: To report a possible association between fluoroquinolones and uveitis. Materials and Methods: Spontaneous reports from the National Registry of Drug-Induced Ocular Side effects, World Health Organization, and Food and Drug Administration were collected on uveitis ...
Zhang Ru-Zhi - - 2011
  Milia en plaque is a rare variant of miliathat occurs spontaneously on an erythematous base without identifiable causative factors. Approximately 40 cases have been recorded in the literature. Most occurred in the periauricular area, affected middle-aged patients, and showed a predilection for women. Here, we report a case of ...
Basma Sarah - - 2011
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to compare the error rates in breast imaging reports generated with automated speech recognition (ASR) technology as opposed to conventional dictation transcription. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Breast imaging reports reviewed from January 2009 to April 2010 during multidisciplinary tumor board meetings at two hospitals ...
Jones S Christopher - - 2011
Background: Exacerbations of myasthenia gravis have been reported in antibacterial-treated patients. In animal and in vitro models of experimentally-induced myasthenia gravis, fluoroquinolones exhibit neuromuscular blockade. Objective: The aim of this retrospective study was to evaluate postmarketing adverse event reports submitted to the US FDA and case reports published in the ...
Loth Eduardo Alexandre - - 2011
The study investigated the incidence of disease and death events among patients with paracoccidioidomycosis who were residents in the Itaipu Lake region from 2008 to 2009. A review of patient records was conducted at the Department of Tuberculosis of the Epidemiology Center of the City of Foz do Iguaçu, Paraná. ...
Onodera Hidetaka - - 2011
Our patient presented with a mass lesion mimicking a meningioma. The mass was resected, but pathological examination confirmed a foreign body granuloma, which was caused by silk fibres used as tenting sutures 8 years previously. Herein, we describe the case and review the neurosurgical literature on intracranial foreign body granulomas.
Maayan H - - 2011
This is a case series and literature review of patients with various types of hematologic disorders and sarcoidosis. The patients were treated in the hematologic day care unit at Shaare Zedek medical center and at the hematology department of Chaim Sheba Medical Center hospital from 1990 until 2008. We report ...
Boaz Ranil Johann - - 2011
Neurofibromatosis type 1 is the most common phakomatoses and is inherited in autosomal dominant fashion with complete penetrance. Secondary hypertension is common in these patients due to various causes including adrenal tumors. Pheochromocytoma is a rare catecholamine producing tumor seen in 0.5% to 5% of patients with neurofibromatosis. The combination ...
Li Yaxiong - - 2011
Primary pituitary lymphoma in immunocompetent patients is an exceedingly rare clinical entity. We report the case of a 41-year-old woman with initial polydipsia and polyuria. When laboratory evaluation revealed panhypopituitarism, a pituitary enhanced MRI was performed and was suggestive of a pituitary adenoma. Obstructive hydrocephalus provoked by enlarged sellar mass ...
van Leeuwen M E - - 2011
The number of (severe) violent incidents against staff caused by psychiatric inpatients is high. Victims often do not report these incidents to the police, because of various reasons. But if they do report these incidents, the judicial authorities are often reluctant in prosecuting and convicting these patients. The central question ...
Kopans Daniel - - 2011
  Our study was to compare the clarity with which calcifications are seen on conventional mammography (CM) with the same calcifications on digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT). We define clarity as the sharpness, contrast, and diagnostic quality by which the calcifications were depicted. In a HIPPA compliant Institutional Review Board approved ...
Neville Sarah E - - 2011
Objective: To investigate the potential of record linkage between the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) mortality data and the NSW Admitted Patient Data Collection (APDC) to improve reporting of deaths among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Methods: ABS mortality data for 2002 to 2006 were linked with APDC records ...
Peitsidis Panagiotis - - 2011
PURPOSE: To perform an extensive systematic review to examine all the available literature reporting iatrogenic acquired arteriovenous malformation (AVM) induced after diagnostic curettage and to describe a further case of a 34-year-old woman presenting with acute vaginal bleeding due to AVM induced after uterine curettage for termination of pregnancy. METHODS: ...
Pavlidakey Peter - - 2011
BACKGROUND: We report 7 patients with a distinct and unusual eruption consisting of a neutrophilic dermatosis in conjunction with lupus erythematosus (LE). The significance of these findings and their relevance to LE are discussed. OBJECTIVE: We aimed to evaluate the significance of eruptive neutrophilic dermatosis in conjunction with LE. METHODS: Seven ...
Bache S - - 2011
Spina bifida patients have been reported to be at increased risk of anaphylactic reactions during general anaesthesia. Following a reaction, latex is often incriminated as spina bifida patients are known to have an increased incidence of latex allergy. Ethylene oxide (EO) has recently been suggested to be an alternative cause, ...
Liao Guan-Qun GQ Department of General Surgery, Second Affiliated Hospital of Harbin Medical University, Harbin 150086, Heilongjiang Province, - - 2011
To outline the appropriate diagnostic methods and therapeutic options for acquired bronchobiliary fistula (BBF). Literature searches were performed in Medline, EMBASE, PHMC and LWW (January 1980-August 2010) using the following keywords: biliobronchial fistula, bronchobiliary fistula, broncho-biliary fistula, biliary-bronchial fistula, tracheobiliary fistula, hepatobronchial fistula, bronchopleural fistula, and biliptysis. Further articles were ...
O'Beirne Maeve - - 2011
ObjectiveTo discuss the characteristics of incidents reported to the Medical Safety in Community Practice (MSCP) safety learning system.MethodsMembers of family physician offices in the Alberta Health Services-Calgary zone, confidentially reported patient safety incidents via web or fax from September 2007 to August 2010. The incident reporting form contained both open-ended ...
Majumdar Amitabha - - 2011
Sacrocolpopexy, be it laparoscopic or abdominal, is associated with a risk of mesh extrusion. We report an interesting case of mesh extrusion with subsequent removal of the mesh from the vagina by the patient. We take this opportunity to review the literature regarding incidence, predisposing factors and complications of sacrocolpopexy ...
Clarey A J - - 2011
ObjectivesThe purpose of this review was to determine the rate of those that leave the emergency department (ED) without being seen and their reasons, to clarify if such behaviour poses a health risk, to analyse the impact initiatives have made on the leave without being seen (LWBS) rate, and to ...
Al Nozha Omar M - - 2011
To report a case of life-threatening hyponatremia as a complication of a 4-week long low-iodine diet and highlight the risk factors for this complication by reviewing all previously reported cases. The clinical and biochemical data from the study patient are presented and the pertinent literature is reviewed. A risk analysis ...
Lo Tse-Hua - - 2011
Primary angiosarcomas arising from the alimentary tract are rare and only a few cases have been reported in the literature. We report a case of an angiosarcoma of the sigmoid colon with intraperitoneal bleeding but not rectal bleeding. A 21-year-old female patient received a laparotomy and a mass lesion over ...
Ye Yun-Lin - - 2011
Primary adenocarcinoma of the renal pelvis is rarely reported in the literature. Here we present a case of primary mucinous adenocarcinoma of the renal pelvis with elevated serum carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) and carbohydrate antigen 19-9 (CA19-9) levels. A 56-year-old woman was referred to our center with intermittent fever and left-sided ...
Parmar A - - 2011
This case report and review of the literature aims to highlight the importance of the use of a chest radiograph to check the placement of nasogastric tubes after insertion in an awake patient with an inflated cuffed tracheostomy tube regardless of an acidic pH test.
Dardis C - - 2011
We present a case of oculomotor palsy due to hypertensive hemorrhage in the caudate nucleus, with intraventricular extension. To our knowledge, this is the only instance of this complication occurring due to hypertensive hemorrhage. Our patient initially developed headache at the time of her hemorrhage; 8 days later, she developed ...
Babu Thirunavukkarasu Arun - - 2011
A case of 7-day-old male neonate with cefotaxime-induced near-fatal anaphylaxis is being reported. Child was started on intravenous cefotaxime on day 3 of life in view of early-onset sepsis with pneumonia, following which there was clinical improvement. Child was then shifted out of intensive care to general ward for completion ...
Al Ayed Mohammed Saeed - - 2011
Invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) is associated with high case-fatality rates and serious chronic sequelae. The objective of this study was to assess the magnitude of invasive pneumococcal infections in a pediatric population without universal vaccination during childhood in a single hospital. Retrospective review of all pediatric cases of invasive pneumococcal ...
Weimer Melissa B - - 2011
Methadone-related overdose deaths increased in the United States by 468% from 1999 to 2005. Current studies associate the nonmedical use of methadone with methadone-related deaths. This study describes medical examiner cases in rural Virginia in 2004 with methadone identified by toxicology and compares cases according to source of methadone. In ...
Trubnik Valerie - - 2011
PURPOSE:: To report 2 patients with progressive complex choristomas and to review the literature on this subject. DESIGN:: Interventional case reports. METHODS:: Clinical and pathologic correlation was performed on 2 patients with progressive epibulbar choristomas. PubMed database was searched to identify all the previously reported cases of progressive epibulbar choristomas ...
Das Subhraleena - - 2011
Mechanical valve thrombosis is a rare condition in an adequately anticoagulated patient in the absence of underlying thrombophilia. We report a case of a 76-year-old male with mechanical prosthetic mitral valve thrombosis as the presenting feature of polycythemia vera. The patient was treated with thrombolysis at the time of acute ...
Yang Sheau-Fang - - 2011
Follicular lymphoma (FL) is a common lymphoma entity in adults but is rare in children. As opposed to adult cases, pediatric FL is characterized by a high-grade histology, low-stage disease, a lower frequency of both bcl-2 protein expression and BCL2 gene rearrangement, and a more favorable prognosis. During the authors' ...
Narváez Javier - - 2011
OBJECTIVE: To review and summarize published information on the effectiveness and safety of rituximab (RTX) in adult patients with refractory neuropsychiatric systemic lupus erythematosus (NPSLE). METHODS: We describe a patient with persistently active NPSLE, despite conventional therapy, who responded dramatically to RTX. Current evidence on the therapeutic use of RTX ...
Hemens Brian J - - 2011
OBJECTIVE: We compared the performance of McMaster Premium LiteratUre Service (PLUS) and Clinical Queries (CQs) to that of the Cochrane Controlled Trials Register, MEDLINE, and EMBASE for locating studies added during an update of reviews. STUDY DESIGN AND SETTING: A sample of new studies in updated Cochrane systematic reviews was ...
Joshi H - - 2011
Objective:To propose radiofrequency coblation as a potential treatment modality for mild to moderate epistaxis in patients with hereditary haemorrhagic telangiectasia.Method:Case reports and review of the world literature concerning coblation and other treatment modalities for epistaxis in patients with hereditary haemorrhagic telangiectasia.Results:Effective epistaxis control was achieved in four out of five ...
Mazita A - - 2011
Objective:To review cases of congenital external auditory canal anomaly with cholesteatoma, documenting clinical presentation, cholesteatoma site and extent, complications, and surgery.Method:Retrospective review of all cases of congenital canal anomaly with cholesteatoma treated between 1998 and 2009.Results:Of 41 cases with canal anomalies, 17 (43.9 per cent) had associated cholesteatoma. Medical records ...
El Asri Abad Cherif - - 2011
BACKGROUND: Bone involvement is a common finding in many types of lymphoma. Cranial vault involvement is extremely rare, and the majority of patients are found at staging to have concurrent disease in lymph nodes. Thirty-eight cases of primary lymphoma of the cranial vault have been reported to date. METHODS: This ...
Kwon John Y - - 2011
SUMMARY:: We describe a previously unreported problem of a patient who underwent errant 4-cortex syndesmotic screw fixation with resultant posterior tibial tendon tear necessitating removal of hardware and repair of a tendon tear.
Fogelholm Mikael - - 2011
OBJECTIVE: Peer review is the gold standard for evaluating scientific quality. Compared with studies on inter-reviewer variability, research on panel evaluation is scarce. To appraise the reliability of panel evaluations in grant review, we compared scores by two expert panels reviewing the same grant proposals. Our main interest was to ...
Wittekind Samuel G - - 2011
Ictal asystole is being recognized as a potential mechanism of sudden unexplained death in epilepsy (SUDEP). We report a case of a patient without known cardiac disease presenting with ictal asystole resulting in syncope, trauma, and need for pacemaker implantation. The management of ictal asystole is also briefly reviewed. This ...
Hébert-Blouin Marie-Noëlle - - 2012
Neuromuscular choristoma (NMC) is a rare peripheral nerve lesion in which mature skeletal muscle fibers lie within the nerve and its fascicles. Given limited follow-up, its natural history is poorly understood. The occurrence of aggressive fibromatosis in one of the authors' patients and its occurrence in reported cases suggests an ...
Meyer-Massetti Carla - - 2011
Background Starting in 2007, regulatory agencies strengthened label warnings for intravenous haloperidol. Based on adverse drug reaction (ADR) reports of QT prolongation and torsades de pointes, regulatory agencies recommended the use of continuous telemetry or advising against the intravenous administration in general. Intravenous haloperidol is commonly used as a first ...
Zaraa Ines - - 2011
Background  Autoimmune bullous dermatoses (ABD) are a rare but significant group of cutaneous disorders posing great diagnostic and therapeutic challenges to the treating dermatologist. Few surveys have been carried out to describe the whole spectrum of ABD in a region. Objective  To determine the clinicoepidemiological features of various ABD. Methods  ...
Finestone Hillel M - - 2011
Objective: Research on stroke survivors' driving safety has typically used either self-reports or government records, but the extent to which the 2 may differ is not known. We compared government records and self-reports of motor vehicle collisions and driving convictions in a sample of stroke survivors. Methods: The 56 participants ...
Lim Eun-Hye - - 2011
The clinical course and treatment strategies of isolated superior mesenteric artery (SMA) dissection have not been fully investigated. Two cases of uncontrolled abdominal pain caused by isolated SMA dissection were successfully treated with percutaneous endovascular stent placement. At follow-up 6 months later, computed tomography confirmed that the lesions had stabilized. ...
Dalli J - - 2011
We present the case of a patient with an adenocarcinoma of the colon associated with an oncocytoma of the kidney. A left colonic cancer was diagnosed at colonoscopy and an incidental finding of a left renal mass was noted, with a staging computerized tomography scan. Following a left hemicolectomy and ...
Bass Lewis - - 2011
The development of multiple primary malignancies in an individual is rare and unfortunate, and the care of such a patient presents specific challenges. We report the diagnosis and progression of 3 histologically different primary cancers in 1 patient over the course of 15 years. At age 50 years, the patient ...
Ahonen Maria - - 2011
Endodontic-related paresthesia is a potential complication despite the development of endodontic materials and techniques. We describe a case of periapical lesion-induced paresthesia that was successfully treated endodontically. The literature review of endodontic-related paresthesia is also presented. The patient sought treatment from a general practitioner for lower lip paresthesia as the ...
Donati Marcello - - 2011
BACKGROUND: The risk of spontaneous bleeding or rupture of liver hemangiomas still remains unknown. The aim of this review was to analyze the problem of spontaneous bleeding or rupture in liver hemangiomas and to identify factors leading to bleeding in these cases. METHODS: A MEDLINE search was undertaken to identify ...
Capuano Annalisa - - 2011
Quetiapine is a second-generation antipsychotic drug approved for the treatment of bipolar disorders and schizophrenia. Acute quetiapine overdose is rare, and quetiapine has long been thought to be safer than other antipsychotics. Nevertheless, as reported in the literature, the severity of the effect of quetiapine overdose has not been associated ...
Mignogna Michele D - - 2011
OBJECTIVES: To review the current literature on mucormycosis in immunocompentent/otherwise healthy individuals, to which five new cases with maxillary sinus involvement have been added. METHODS: We searched in the PudMed database all articles in the English language related to human infections caused by fungi of the order Mucorales, in immunocompetent/otherwise ...
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