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Kok Yee Onn - - 2012
BACKGROUND: Schwannomas of the head and neck are uncommon tumors that arise from the nerve sheath and may afflict peripheral, autonomic, or cranial nerves. It is important to consider the possible differential diagnoses of a nasolabial lump in a child because its appropriate treatment varies widely. METHODS: The authors describe ...
Baguley David M - - 2012
OBJECTIVE: Whilst there are several published studies of the prevalence of troublesome tinnitus in childhood and adolescence (indicating that up to a sixth may experience bothersome tinnitus), there is sparse information regarding incidence. METHODS: In this study a retrospective case review of patients aged under 18 with a primary complaint ...
Chiapas-Gasca Karla - - 2012
A surprising finding in our seminars in Latin America and Spain was that approximately half of the participants continued to use the old French anatomical nomenclature. The substance of this paper is a table in which we compare the anatomical names for the items reviewed in our seminar, in a ...
Rinderknecht Andrea S - - 2012
ABSTRACT: A 15-year-old previously healthy girl presented in full arrest after 1 week of flu-like symptoms, recent diagnosis of infectious mononucleosis, and 1 day of abdominal pain. There was no history of trauma. Focused assessment with sonography for trauma examination showed free fluid in the abdomen. The patient died despite ...
Meena Sanjay - - 2012
Traumatic posterior hip dislocation is an uncommon injury in children, constituting less than 5% of paediatric dislocations. In a younger child (less than 5 years), minor trauma such as a slip or fall from a low height may cause a hip dislocation, whereas in an adolescent a dislocation is usually ...
Beech Anthony R - - 2012
The aim of this review is to examine the literature related to the assessment and treatment of sex offenders' distorted schemas. Where appropriate, the review draws upon current insights from the field of social cognition to aid in the critical evaluation of the findings. First, the review considers the various ...
Foreman Paul - - 2012
INTRODUCTION: Spondylolysis is most commonly observed in the lumbar spine, particularly L5, and is associated with spondylolisthesis, or anterior "slippage" of a vertebra in relation to an adjacent vertebra. Isthmic spondylolisthesis is the result of a pars interarticularis defect and will be the only type of spondylolisthesis addressed in this ...
Cristiano E - - 2012
The incidence and prevalence of multiple sclerosis (MS) varies geographically as shown through extensive epidemiological studies performed mainly in developed countries. Nonetheless, scant data is available in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). The objective of this review is to assess epidemiological data of MS in LAC. We conducted a ...
Hertzenberg Casey - - 2012
Pulmonary sequestration is a relatively rare entity comprising a small portion of all congenital pulmonary malformations. Varying clinical techniques have been utilized to manage this disease process including abstaining from surgical intervention, endovascular procedures and operative approaches. We reviewed three case reports with varying presentations, each of which had a ...
Bunner Christina - - 2012
Because peer review is central to the publication of rigorous research, periodic assessment of the process's effectiveness is clearly warranted. Two online surveys, one for authors (n = 102) and the other for Editorial Board members (n = 20), were conducted to assess their perspectives on the quality and timeliness of peer review. ...
Shakya V C - - 2012
Abdominal cocoon is an uncommon peritoneal condition characterized by partial or complete encasement of small bowel by a thick rind of fibrous tissue and adhesions. Only few cases of this disease have been reported in world literature. The etiology of this condition is unknown, and most often it is found ...
Wittekind Sg - - 2012
Lead thrombosis is a recognized complication of permanent transvenous pacemaker (PM) implantation. We present the interesting case of an adolescent with a dual-chamber PM presenting with fatigue and hypoxemia. Due to limitations of various imaging modalities, the diagnosis was difficult. She was eventually diagnosed with intracardiac PM lead thrombi obstructing ...
Griffiths Se - - 2012
Australian mandatory reporting laws for healthcare practitioners were introduced nationally in July 2010. We distributed an online survey to specialist anaesthetists and anaesthesia trainees in our institution with the aim of assessing anaesthetists' awareness, understanding and interpretation of the new laws. One hundred and three completed responses were received (response ...
Mahadik Punit - - 2012
Posterior urethral valves (PUV) are now commonly suspected on antenatal ultrasound, but can present with a broad spectrum of severity postnatally. Rarely, the diagnosis is missed until adolescence or adulthood when the patient usually presents with lower urinary tract symptoms. We describe an even rarer case of PUV in a ...
Chaudhary Zainab - - 2012
A rare case report of a plexiform unicystic ameloblastoma in a 3-year-old girl stimulated us to conduct a review of literature to understand the correlation of this tumor with various factors such as that of age, sex, histopathological correlation, and its incidence rates pertaining to children and adolescent population. This ...
Errichiello C - - 2012
The authors report the results of a literature survey of corrective surgical treatment based on FDL and FDB tendon transfer for dynamic claw toe deformities. The study revealed that FDL transfer was first described in 1967 by Malcolm A. Brahms in "Common Foot Problems", and FDB transfer was first mentioned ...
Di Stefano Valeria - - 2012
Wilson's disease (WD) is a rare autosomal-recessive disorder characterized by a mutation in the ATP7B gene, located on chromosome 13, which encodes a protein involved in the metabolism of copper. We described the case of an Indian male with a history of polydipsia and polyuria, related to hypercalciuria and consequent ...
Barnett Elizabeth E Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089, United States. - - 2012
Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a widely-used approach for addressing adolescent substance use. Recent meta-analytic findings show small but consistent effect sizes. However, differences in intervention format and intervention design, as well as possible mediators of change, have never been reviewed. This review of the literature summarizes the most up-to-date MI ...
Karimzadehgan Maryam - - 2012
Automatic review assignment can significantly improve the productivity of many people such as conference organizers, journal editors and grant administrators. A general setup of the review assignment problem involves assigning a set of reviewers on a committee to a set of documents to be reviewed under the constraint of review ...
Pinheiro Ana Maria Costa - - 2012
Dermoscopy is a method of increasing importance in the diagnoses of cutaneous diseases. On the scalp, dermoscopic aspects have been described in psoriasis, lichen planus, seborrheic dermatitis and discoid lupus. We describe the "comma" and "corkscrew hair" dermoscopic aspects found in a child of skin type 4, with tinea capitis.
Larson Bradley P - - 2012
The usefulness of peer review has been expressed as a method to improve the quality of published work. However, there has been a lack of systematic reviews to date to highlight the essential themes of the peer-review process. We performed a search of the English language literature published prior to ...
Ritwik Priyanshi - - 2012
Minor salivary gland neoplasms of epithelial origin are rare in children and adolescents and most are not well documented, except for a few small series and case reports. This study represents a retrospective clinical analysis of nine cases of benign epithelial salivary gland neoplasms accessioned over a 35-year period at ...
Rane Swapnil Ulhas - - 2012
Leiomyosarcoma of the breast is a rare neoplasm, primarily reported in older women. Only 44 cases have been reported in world literature and to the best of our knowledge, no case has been reported from India till date. We report a case of primary breast leiomyosarcoma in an adolescent girl ...
Apiwathnasorn Chamnarn - - 2012
We reviewed the literature for surveys of parasitoid of filth flies in Thailand. We found 5 families, with 9 genera and 14 species identified in Thailand. We describe the ecological niches and biology of common species, including Spalangia cameroni, S. endius, S. nigroaenea and Pachycrepoideus vindemmiae.
Rawal Swati Y - - 2012
Marijuana, prepared from the plant Cannabis sativa, is the most widely used illicit drug in the United States. Marijuana use has been associated with adverse psychosocial and health effects, including effects on oral tissues. Periodontal literature has limited references to the periodontal effects of cannabis use. In this report, we ...
Van Kerkhove Maria D - - 2012
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Olubaniyi Babajide Olusola BO Peninsula Radiology Academy, Plymouth International Business Park, Plymouth PL6 5WR, - - 2012
This is an interesting paper of a 4 cm posttraumatic pseudolipoma on the back of the neck of an adult man who has participated in "tar barrel rolling" since adolescence. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first case of a pseudolipoma to be reported in the literature in ...
Sabbagh Heba Jafar - - 2012
Cleft lip and/or palate are among the most common birth defects in the world. The prevalence of these conditions varies considerably across geographic areas and ethnic groups. The aim of this study was to carry out a systematic review and appraisal of the literature on the prevalence of cleft lip ...
Faggion C M CM - - 2011
Systematic reviews and meta-analyses of animal studies are important for improving estimates of the effects of treatment and for guiding future clinical studies on humans. The purpose of this systematic review was to assess the methodological quality of systematic reviews and meta-analyses of animal studies in dentistry through using a ...
Foster Geoffrey - - 2011
Arcanobacterium pluranimalium was first reported in 2001 for 2 isolates, from a harbor porpoise (Phocoena phocoena) and a fallow deer (Dama dama). The same organism was subsequently reported from ovine material. A review of material submitted to veterinary laboratories in the United Kingdom from a range of domestic and wild ...
Dhillon Mandeep - - 2011
Deep venous thrombosis (DVT) is uncommonly seen in children and adolescents. A distal femoral osteochondroma causing isolated lower limb DVT is even rarer and to our knowledge only four such cases have been reported in the literature. We report a case of a solitary distal femoral osteochondroma in a 15-year-old ...
Pryor Landon - - 2011
BACKGROUND: Noninvasive procedures for facial rejuvenation are becoming an increasingly popular component of a comprehensive skin care regimen. Concurrently, many new treatment methods are now available to both the plastic surgeon and the aesthetician. Because these techniques have become an integral part of many cosmetic practices, this study aimed to ...
Black Emily - - 2011
OBJECTIVE: To systematically evaluate the literature to determine whether vancomycin-induced neutropenia is dose- or duration- related and provide clinicians with feasible treatment alternatives. DATA SOURCES: A literature search of PubMed (1949-November 2010), MEDLINE (1950-November 2010), EMBASE (1980-November 2010), and International Pharmaceutical Abstracts (1970-November 2010) was performed using the terms vancomycin, ...
Sivendran Shanthi - - 2011
Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) is a rare disease caused by a clonal proliferation of specialized dendritic (Langerhans) cells. Although uncommon, it is potentially fatal and carries significant morbidity. Bone involvement is particularly destructive and to date, no standard of care exists for management of both the disease and the significant ...
Vigna-Taglianti R - - 2011
Pemphigus vulgaris is a rare autoimmune mucocutaneous bullous disease. Patients with a history of pemphigus vulgaris - who need radiotherapy - may show a long lasting bullous cutaneous manifestation, typical of pemphigus, within radiation fields. The literature describes fewer than 20 radio-induced cases. While systematic corticosteroid therapy has proven to be useful, topical ...
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News, Views and Reviews provides focused updates, topic reviews and editorials concerning the latest developments in dermatologic therapy.
di Palmo E - - 2011
The inlet patch (IP) is an area of heterotopic gastric mucosa in the cervical esophagus commonly seen during upper endoscopy. Although generally asymptomatic IP has been associated with esophageal and supraesophageal symptoms and, though rare, in adult with malignant transformation. We describe two cases of recurrent episodes of laryngospasm associated ...
Liu Jyh-You - - 2011
Fusarium species are the second leading cause of disseminated mold infections in immunocompromised patients. The high mortality caused by such infections is attributed to the high resistance of Fusarium species to current antifungal agents. We report the first case of disseminated fusariosis after the use of alemtuzumab, an anti-CD52 monoclonal ...
Papanikolaou John - - 2011
A 54-year-old male with a permanent pacemaker was admitted to the intensive care unit due to a stroke. This occurred six days following the initiation of warfarin therapy for paroxysmal atrial fibrillation. The patient presented with profuse bleeding through the sites of venipuncture and laboratory evidence of disseminated intravascular coagulation. ...
Mulla Zuber D - - 2011
Anaphylaxis incidence rates and time trends in the United States have been reported using different data sources and selection methods. Larger studies using diagnostic coding have inherent limitations in sensitivity and specificity. In contrast, smaller studies using chart reviews, including reports from single institutions, have better case characterization but suffer ...
Seggas Ioannis - - 2011
Administration of steroids systematically is considered to be the most commonly accepted treatment for idiopathic sudden sensorineural hearing loss (ISSNHL). In recent years there has been increasing scientific interest in treating ISSNHL by means of local steroid delivery. Usually, intratympanic steroids are used in three main protocols, as initial treatment, ...
Studemeister Alex - - 2011
A review of published cases, in addition to a recently treated patient, is presented that describes the clinical features and outcomes of triazole therapy for vertebral aspergillosis in immunocompetent patients. Using the Medline database, cases of vertebral aspergillosis in immunocompetent patients treated with triazole were reviewed. Clinical and radiological findings, ...
Ennis William J - - 2011
Wound healing is a complex pathway that requires cells, an appropriate biochemical environment (i.e., cytokines, chemokines), an extracellular matrix, perfusion, and the application of both macrostrain and microstrain. The process is both biochemically complex and energy dependent. Healing can be assisted in difficult cases through the use of physical modalities. ...
Amini Debbie - - 2011
A systematic review of the literature related to effective occupational therapy interventions in rehabilitation of individuals with work-related forearm, wrist, and hand injuries and illnesses was conducted as part of the Evidence-Based Literature Review Project of the American Occupational Therapy Association. This review provides a comprehensive overview and analysis of ...
Thiel Michael T - - 2011
Background: Numerous varieties of interventions have decreased the mortality and morbidity of preterms. Due to the fact that more infants survive, developmental care has become a crucial topic. In this context, music therapy offers some interesting aspects for parents and children. Starting as an emotional approach, music therapy has developed ...
Singer Mervyn - - 2011
The purpose of this bench-to-bedside review is to summarize the literature relating to complement activation in sepsis and other critical illnesses and the role of C1-esterase inhibitor (C1 INH) as a potential therapy.
Weerasuriya Thisara - - 2011
Peudo-triggering of a finger due to a giant cell tumour of the dorsal aspect of a finger has not been reported in the literature. Hence the authors wish to report this unique case of interest.
Ayub Asad - - 2010
We report a case of painful, nodular periostitis in a lung transplant recipient on long-term voriconazole therapy. Symptoms, signs, and laboratory abnormalities resolved quickly after drug withdrawal. The presentation more closely resembles periostitis deformans than hypertrophic osteoarthropathy, suggesting that the fluoride moiety of voriconazole may be pathogenic for this condition. ...
Olsen Elise A - - 2011
Sézary syndrome (SS) has a poor prognosis and few guidelines for optimizing therapy. The US Cutaneous Lymphoma Consortium, to improve clinical care of patients with SS and encourage controlled clinical trials of promising treatments, undertook a review of the published literature on therapeutic options for SS. An overview of the ...
Basir N - - 2010
Intramural duodenal haematoma (IDH) is uncommon and usually presents with upper gastrointestinal bleeding. Trauma, anticoagulant therapy, blood coagulation disorders and endoscopic interventions have been reported to cause IDH. IDH secondary to antiplatelet therapy has not been previously reported in the literature. We report IDH secondary to aspirin therapy that was ...
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