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Coughlan Edward - - 2014
During 2012, Christchurch experienced a dramatic increase in cases of infectious syphilis among men who have sex with men. This was accompanied by some novel trends; notably, the acquisition of infection in a younger age group, with local sexual contacts, commonly via the use of social media. This study is ...
Levy Jonathan - - 2014
Wolf's isotopic response is the phenomenon of a new skin disease occurring at the site of another unrelated and already healed skin disorder. Most cases in the literature report herpes zoster (HZ) as the original disease; however, the isotopic responses vary greatly. Including this case, our literature search revealed 32 ...
Fytili Christina C First Department of Propaedeutic Internal Medicine, Laiko General Hospital, 17, Agiou Thoma Street, 11527, Goudi, Athens, Greece, - - 2014
Giant cell arteritis (GCA) has been previously associated with cranial mononeuritis (usually optic neuritis). We hereby describe a 68-year-old man who presented due to fever and diplopia of acute onset. Physical examination revealed left abducens nerve palsy and a hearing defect in the right ear. Brain imaging and cerebrospinal fluid ...
Salazar Richard R *Department of Neurology, Parkview Neurology Services, Rocky Vista University, Parker, Colorado, U.S.A.; †Department of Neurology, ‡Division of Audiology, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan, - - 2014
To report a case of sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) with bilateral hearing loss at onset and literature review of the scarce cases of CJD with similar audiologic manifestations at presentation. A 67-yr-old man presented to the hospital for evaluation of rapid progression of behavioral decline, unsteady gait, and bilateral hearing ...
Gabriele Raimondo - - 2014
Paratesticular liposarcomas are rare tumors that typically affect adult. Diagnosis is very difficult and inadequate surgical excision leads to a high rate of recurrence.We report a case of local recurrence of paratesticular liposarcoma diagnosed six months following surgery.Since there is low response to adjuvant treatments, extensive surgery remains the only ...
Tubbs R Shane RS Department of Anatomical Sciences, St. George's University, St. George's, Grenada, - - 2014
The foramen of Monro lies at the junction between the paired lateral ventricles and the third ventricle of the brain. A comprehensive review of the literature was performed focusing on the foramen of Monro. A good understanding of the anatomy of the foramen of Monro is essential for the neurosurgeon, ...
Kroshus Emily E *Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts; †Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts; ‡Department of Neurology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts; §Sports Legacy Institute, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts; ¶Department of Neurosurgery, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts; and ‖Department of Neurosurgery, Emerson Hospital, Concord, - - 2014
This study aimed to evaluate whether preseason concussion knowledge and reporting intention predicted in-season concussion reporting behavior. Prospective cohort study. Collegiate athletic facility of each participating team. National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I men's ice hockey players in 1 conference of competition (n = 116). Intention to report symptoms of ...
Davey Pt P Belfast Health and Social Care Trust, - - 2014
Granulomatous small bowel enteropathy is an unusual presentation associated with X-linked agammaglobulinaemia. We present a rare case of this condition that was further complicated by an enterocutaneous fistula and report our experience managing this condition successfully with infliximab, which has not been documented in the literature previously.
Grossi Ugo U 1 Department of Surgery, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Largo A. Gemelli 8 - 00168 - - 2014
Abstract We report a case of giant spermatic cord liposarcoma (SCL) in an 81-year-old patient, presenting with a huge scrotal mass that reached up to the knee joint. SCL is a rare tumor, and about 200 cases have been reported in the literature so far. Although 20% of liposarcomas arise ...
McHugh Brian J BJ Departments of - - 2014
Intracranial infantile hemangiopericytomas (HPCs) are exceedingly rare lesions. Only 11 cases have been previously reported in the literature. As such, little is known about the etiology, long-term prognosis, and optimal treatment paradigm. Clinically, they are consistently less aggressive than those in adults. The authors present the case of a 2-month-old ...
Cavaignac Etienne E Institut de l'appareil locomoteur, CHU Rangueil, 1, Avenue Jean Poulhès TSA 50032, 31059, Toulouse Cedex 9, France, - - 2014
Total patellectomy is a radical procedure and is only used as a last resort. The functional results reported in the literature are contradictory. The purpose of this review of the literature is to evaluate the functional outcome that can be expected after total patellectomy. The systematic review was conducted in ...
Perry J Christopher JC McGill - - 2014
Standard teaching about defense mechanisms generally focuses on definitions, which do not readily aid the clinician in identifying defenses whenever individuals use them. This report demonstrates a process by which the clinician can identify when a defense is used, which ones are likely being used, and with what aim. Clinicians ...
Gentile Giorgio G Department of Urology, Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria Policlinico S.Orsola-Malpighi, Bologna. - - 2014
Spermatocytic Seminoma (SS) is less common than the Classic variant, as its incidence ranges between 1.3% and 2.3% of all seminomas. Generally SS is diagnosed in men older than 50 years. The Anaplastic variant of Spermatocytic Seminoma is characterized by an earlier onset when compared to SS, but a benign ...
Wortham Jennifer L JL College of Natural Health and Sciences, University of Tampa, Tampa, Florida, - - 2014
Setae are vital in grooming activities and aiding in the removal of epibionts and sedimentary fouling from the body surfaces of decapod crustaceans. Thus, the setal structures and their arrangement on the grooming appendages and sensory structures of the commercially important shrimp, Macrobrachium rosenbergii, were examined using scanning electron microscopy. ...
Kearney Gregory D GD a Department of Public Health, Brody School of Medicine , East Carolina University , Greenville , North Carolina , - - 2014
ABSTRACT Farmers and farmworkers face increased risks of skin cancer from exposure to solar ultraviolet radiation (UVR) when working outdoors. The objective of this study was to evaluate the evidence from behavioral and intervention studies from the peer-reviewed studies related to sun safety among farmers and farmworkers and identify any ...
Mashaan Nuha Salim NS Center for Transportation Research, Faculty of Engineering, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, - - 2014
An immense problem affecting environmental pollution is the increase of waste tyre vehicles. In an attempt to decrease the magnitude of this issue, crumb rubber modifier (CRM) obtained from waste tyre rubber has gained interest in asphalt reinforcement. The use of crumb rubber in the reinforcement of asphalt is considered ...
Cisek Sylwia Z SZ Centre for Research on Self and Identity, School of Psychology, University of Southampton Southampton, - - 2014
We review the literature on the relation between narcissism and consumer behavior. Consumer behavior is sometimes guided by self-related motives (e.g., self-enhancement) rather than by rational economic considerations. Narcissism is a case in point. This personality trait reflects a self-centered, self-aggrandizing, dominant, and manipulative orientation. Narcissists are characterized by exhibitionism ...
McCrea Richard T RT Peace Region Palaeontology Research Centre, Tumbler Ridge, British Columbia, Canada; Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, - - 2014
The skeletal record of tyrannosaurids is well-documented, whereas their footprint record is surprisingly sparse. There are only a few isolated footprints attributed to tyrannosaurids and, hitherto, no reported trackways. We report the world's first trackways attributable to tyrannosaurids, and describe a new ichnotaxon attributable to tyrannosaurids. These trackways are from ...
Sheu Johanna - - 2014
Cutaneous sarcoidosis can present in pre-existing tattoos. Previous reports suggest modest improvement with systemic or topical corticosteroids or other immunomodulating medications. Tetracyclines have anti-inflammatory properties and have been shown to be efficacious in non-tattoo associated cutaneous sarcoidosis. The pharmacology of minocycline suggests that its higher concentration in the skin may ...
Halton Jarred J Médecins Sans Frontières Diagnostic Network , Amsterdam , - - 2014
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) began a pilot trial of store-and-forward telemedicine in 2010, initially operating separate networks in English, French, and Spanish; these were merged into a single, multilingual platform in 2013. We reviewed the pattern of teleradiology usage on the MSF telemedicine platform in the 4-year period from April ...
Savage Jacqueline A JA Departments of *Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, College of Medicine, and †Dermatology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, - - 2013
: As of 2013, keratoacanthomas (KAs) have not been decided on as either a benign or a malignant entity. Originally considered benign epidermal growths, the assertion by Hodak, Jones, and Ackerman that these lesions are truly "an expression of squamous cell carcinoma" (SCC) fueled the controversy and placed some of ...
Sara S A SA Department of Otolaryngology, Head, Neck and Skull Base Surgery, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Perth, Western Australia, - - 2013
Introduction: Unilateral and bilateral sudden sensorineural hearing loss represent different disease entities. The unilateral condition is more common and predominantly idiopathic, and up to 65 per cent of patients spontaneously recover hearing. Conversely, the bilateral condition is rare, mostly associated with serious systemic conditions, and has a higher prevalence of ...
Rockloff Matthew J MJ Institute for Health and Social Science Research, Central Queensland University, Bundaberg, QLD, 4670, Australia, - - 2013
This paper reviews literature on how jackpots influence Electronic Gaming Machine (EGM) gambling behaviour. Most of the available evidence addresses the motivational effect of the mere presence of EGM jackpots on play, as actual wins are relatively rare for individual gamblers. The review identifies a distinction between rational, biased and ...
Iglesias Alex - - 2013
Systematic desensitization and hypnosis mediated therapy share empirical evidence of efficacy in the treatment of specific phobias. However, a review of the literature indicated there is limited documentation in the employment of these modalities for treating driving related phobias (DRP). This article reports on the use of hypnosis aided systematic ...
Antonio Narzisi - - 2013
This paper evaluates the current literature on non-pharmacological early interventions [behavior behavioral, developmental and educational approaches] for pre-schoolers [aged 24-71 months] with autism spectrum disorders. Although there lies a significant heterogeneity among the available studies, the present review emphasizes the importance of considering the wide range of interventions through behavioral ...
Mahr Fauzia - - 2013
Ethnocultural variables in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) are gaining an increasing amount of attention. This is a welcome development since cultural responsiveness is a core element in ethical and effective CBT practice. However, the literature is sparse and generally silent regarding CBT with children of Pakistani descent. Accordingly, this case ...
Pearson Matthew R - - 2013
Protective behavioral strategies (PBS) are specific behaviors one can utilize to minimize the harmful consequences of alcohol consumption. Recently, there has been an increasing amount of interest in use of PBS among college students, especially as an intervention target. The purpose of the present comprehensive review of the PBS literature ...
Patrizi Lodovico - - 2013
The "proximal-type" epithelioid sarcoma is a very rare kind of mesenchimal tumor characterized by the difficulty in histological diagnosis and the very aggressive biological behavior. Case We report of a case of a 63 years old woman with a vulvar "proximal-type" epithelioid sarcoma that underwent a radical surgical staging followed ...
Mayrink Gabriela - - 2013
Odontogenic myxoma (OM) is an uncommon benign tumor with aggressive and invasive behavior. Predominant symptoms are usually slow and painless swelling, sometimes resulting in perforation of the cortical borders of the affected bone. In this paper, a case report of a patient with an OM on the right maxillary sinus ...
Scott William W - - 2013
Although intracerebral schwannomas are typically regarded as benign intracranial tumors, malignancy and recurrence have been reported among patients harboring such neoplasms. The available literature consists of case reports and small series that present variable characteristics distinguishing these unusual lesions. Little advancement has been made to further the understanding and management ...
Richards Derek - - 2013
OBJECTIVE: This article aimed to critically review the literature on online counseling. METHOD: Database and hand-searches were made using search terms and eligibility criteria, yielding a total of 123 studies. RESULTS: The review begins with what characterizes online counseling. Outcome and process research in online counseling is reviewed. Features and ...
Carabellese Felice - - 2013
The authors analyze a rare case of female same gender stalking that came to their observation as forensic psychiatry experts. Despite previously only heterosexual experiences, the woman, who was 30 in 2002, had three intimate same gender relationships in succession from 2002 to 2009: she broke off with each woman ...
Cantor James M JM Campbell Family Mental Health Research Institute, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, ON, Canada. - - 2013
Men and women have been seeking professional assistance to help control hypersexual urges and behaviors since the nineteenth century. Despite that the literature emphasizes that cases of hypersexuality are highly diverse with regard to clinical presentation and comorbid features, the major models for understanding and treating hypersexuality employ a "one ...
Crommelinck Michiel - - 2013
The goals of this paper are to review the literature on feedback-seeking behaviour using a self-motives framework and to provide practical recommendations for medical educators on how to encourage feedback-seeking behaviour. To gain a better understanding of feedback-seeking behaviour, we apply a self-motives framework. Through this conceptual lens, we define ...
Nakano Takashi - - 2013
Background: Abnormal behavior and delirium are common in children with influenza. While abnormal behavior and delirium are considered to be associated with influenza encephalopathy, an increased risk of such neuropsychiatric symptoms in patients receiving neuraminidase inhibitor treatment is suspected. Laninamivir octanoate hydrate, recently approved in Japan, is a long-acting neuraminidase ...
Nayak Surajit - - 2013
The present report describes the condition in a three day old male child with bilateral ,linear, hyperpigmented and hyperkeratotic verrucous plaques and patchy alopecia over scalpe without any nail and skeletal abnormalities. It was suggestive of ichthyosis hystrix type of epidermal nevus,and is being reported in view of the rarity ...
Miller Ralph R - - 2013
In this editorial, the author introduces his new goals for the Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes. The journal's focus will continue to be on papers reporting programmatic series of experiments concerned with animal cognition in all of its aspects, with "animal" including humans, provided that the related theory ...
Pathiraja P - - 2013
Minimal uterine serous cancer (MUSC) or serous endometrial intraepithelial carcinoma (EIC) has been described by many different names since 1998. There have been very few cases reported in literature since EIC/MUSC was recognized as a separate entity. The World health Organization (WHO) Classification favors the term serous EIC. Although serous ...
Serafini Gianluca - - 2013
There is a growing evidence that neuropeptides may be involved in the pathophysiology of suicidal behavior. A critical review of the literature was conducted to investigate the association between neuropeptides and suicidal behavior. Only articles from peer-reviewed journals were selected for the inclusion in the present review. Twenty-six articles were ...
Morisaka Tadamichi - - 2013
Spontaneous ejaculation, which is defined as the release of seminal fluids without apparent sexual stimulation, has been documented in boreoeutherian mammals. Here we report spontaneous ejaculation in a wild Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops aduncus), and present a video of this rare behavior. This is the first report of spontaneous ejaculation ...
White Rebekah C RC Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3UD, UK. - - 2013
Patients with extinction fail to report a contralesional stimulus when it is presented at the same time as an ipsilesional stimulus, and patients with unilateral neglect fail to report a contralesional stimulus even when there is no competing ipsilesional stimulus. Whereas extinction and neglect are common following stroke, the related ...
Rauw L L Department of Pathology, University of Liège, Liège, - - 2013
•Rare case of PSTT limited to the vagina presenting eight years after last pregnancy and four years after hysterectomy•Differential diagnosis with other vaginal tumors can be challenging but it is critical because behavior and management are different.•Stage-adapted management is proposed and surgery is the mainstay treatment for localized disease.
Bozkaya O Giray OG Dokuz Eylul University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Genetics, Inciralti Izmir, Turkey. - - 2013
This review critically examines the findings which characterize the dysmorphic, radiologic and behavioral phenotype of Microcephalic Osteodysplastic Primordial Dwarfism (MOPD) and has an historical perspective on it. MOPD is a group of primordial dwarfism syndromes with prenatal onset growth retardation, a typical craniofacial appearance and behavioral phenotype. In 1959, Mann ...
Chang Wei-Chun WC Forestry Bureau, Council of Agriculture Executive Yuan, No. 2, Hangchou S. Rd., Sec. 1, Taipei, Taiwan; Email: - - 2013
The genus Hemistola Warren, 1893 in Taiwan is reviewed. Seven species are confirmed, with descriptions of three new species provided: H. piceacola sp. nov., H. fui sp. nov. and H. taiwanensis sp. nov. The immature stages and unusual conifer-feeding behavior of H. piceacola on Taiwan spruce (Picea morrisonicola) are reported. ...
Rodríguez-Ramírez J - - 2012
  This review presents the concepts involved in determining the density of foodstuffs, and summarizes the volumetric determination techniques used to calculate true density and apparent density in foodstuffs exposed to the drying process. The behavior of density with respect to moisture content (X) and drying temperature (T) is presented ...
Weng Hsin-Yi - - 2012
In view of the importance of case-control studies to veterinary epidemiological research, this review article reinforces key aspects of the interpretation of results from these studies. The implications of design elements on inferences are first discussed, followed by a review of three types of case-control study differentiated from each other ...
Teive Hélio A G - - 2012
This paper brings a short review about a peculiar characteristic of Professor Charcot, the father of neurology: the skepticism, emphasizing his personal view regarding the prognosis of several neurological conditions.
Baeesa Saleh S - - 2012
Remote cerebellar hemorrhage (RCH) is a rare complication in neurosurgery that remains enigmatic both in underlying mechanism and clinical behavior. The range of procedures associated with RCH is diverse and includes both supratentorial and spinal procedures that entail significant CSF loss or lesion resection. The risk factors identified in the ...
Narang Vikram - - 2012
The sarcomatous differentiation occurring in spermatocytic seminoma (SS) renders an aggressive behavior with metastatic potential to this relatively indolent neoplasm. Correct identification of this sarcomatous component is essential as further management differs. Herein, we report a case of young male with SS with rapid increase in size of the tumor. ...
Shanske Alan L AL Center for Craniofacial Disorders, Children's Hospital at Montefiore, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA. - - 2012
Congenital anomalies may be caused by genetic or environmental factors or a combination of both. Oblique facial clefts are very rare congenital deformities. The occurrence of facial clefts and an extremity anomaly suggests a common underlying cause. Lateral oro-ocular clefts do not occur along normal developmental planes and may be ...
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