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Toste Alexandra - - 2010
Left ventricular noncompaction is a genetic disorder that is thought to be related to an arrest in endomyocardial development. It is characterized by the presence of a prominent trabecular meshwork and deep recesses. In order to better characterize this recently described disorder, whose prognosis remains unclear, we review eight cases ...
Gbadegesin Rasheed - - 2011
Focal and segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) is an important cause of steroid-resistant nephrotic syndrome in adults and children. It is responsible for 5-20% of all cases of end-stage kidney disease (ESKD) in the United States. The pathogenesis of FSGS has not been fully elucidated; however, data from molecular studies of familial ...
Stadlmann Sylvia - - 2011
From 2006 to 2009, Switzerland experienced the highest measles incidence rate in Central and Western Europe. This increased occurrence of measles cases is mainly due to insufficient vaccination of the Swiss population over a period of many years. Acute appendicitis is a rare complication of measles infection. To date, 25 ...
Dobrohotoff John T - - 2011
ABSTRACTBackground: In many parts of the world the provision of psychogeriatric inpatient units (PGUs) remains limited. More units will be required over coming decades given rapid population aging.Methods: Medline (1950-2010), psycINFO (1806-2009), EMBASE (1980-2009) and CINAHL (1982-2009) were searched for papers about PGU design. Selected non-peer reviewed literature such as ...
Horn Thomas - - 2011
Metastatic spermatocytic seminoma is an extremely rare disease. No chemotherapeutic regimen is established and the use of adjuvant radiation therapy after orchiectomy as frequently performed for classical seminoma is unclear. We report the third case of proven spermatocytic seminoma metastatic in the literature and provide a review of the literature. ...
Jimenez Michael D - - 2010
We documented sarcoptic mange caused by mites (Sarcoptes scabiei) in 22 gray wolves (Canis lupus) in the northern Rocky Mountain states of Montana (n=16) and Wyoming (n=6), from 2002 through 2008. To our knowledge, this is the first report of sarcoptic mange in wolves in Montana or Wyoming in recent ...
Rijal L - - 2010
We share the literature and management of an adult with moderate hemophilia a presented with a calcaneal pseudotumor and non healing ulcer by radiation therapy, factor VIII and cryoprecipitate supplement. Numerous literatures so far have quoted the satisfactory role of radiotherapy in hemophilic pseudotumor. We found it to be of ...
Azadi Reza - - 2010
Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) was first discovered in 1977 and since has caused serious complications including the life-threatening condition of hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS). While HUS is most common in children, adults and especially elderly patients experience a higher incidence of death and disability. Because the majority of HUS ...
Middaugh John P - - 2010
Challenges exist in comparing foodborne disease outbreaks (FBDOs) across states due to important differences in reporting practices and investigations. Variables such as FBDO size, population size, number of tourists, and suspected etiology are important to consider when interpreting FBDO data. Analysis of eFORS data can be valuable in improving state ...
Villegas-Trejo Alejandro - - 2010
Aedes albopictus, Culex corniger, Cx. restuans, and Toxorhynchites theobaldi are reported for the first time for the Mexican State of Morelos. The updated list of species reported is also presented.
Harris Ryan Jeffrey - - 2011
The role of a hypercoagulable state in the pathogenesis of calciphylaxis has yet to be determined. We sought to find evidence of an association between hypercoagulability and calciphylaxis. We reviewed the primary literature for review articles, studies, and case reports that discussed or demonstrated a possible relationship between calciphylaxis and ...
Ferreira Cláudio P - - 2010
The genua Roquettea Mello-Leitão, hitherto monotypic and known from Brazilian state of Pará, is rediagnosed, the type species, Roquettea singularis is redescribed, including a report on two male morphs, being the second record of male polymorphism in Cosmetidae, the first in South America. Three new species are described from northern ...
Muthukumar Natarajan - - 2010
Presyrinx state is a relatively recently recognized condition. Prompt identification of this condition and appropriate treatment leads to reversal of the radiological and clinical findings with a good prognosis. Failure to identify this condition in a timely fashion leads to fully established syringomyelia. To date, presyrinx state has not been ...
Lima Mauricio S - - 2010
This study reports for the first time Edessa scabriventris Stål on Eugenia uniflora (Brazilian-cherry) and on Psidium guajava (guava) (Myrtaceae), fruit trees with economic value. Its geographic distribution is extended with records for the states of Alagoas (Maceió Municipality 35°45'11.16''W; 9°40'18.52''S) and Pará (Belém Municipality 48°28'14.65''W; 1°26'14.83''S), north-northeastern Brazil.
Labruna Marcelo Bahia - - 2010
In the present study, we provide new tick records from Vilhena Municipality, in the Southeast of the State of Rondônia, Northern Brazil. Ticks collected from a capybara, Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris (Linnaeus), were identified as Amblyomma romitii Tonelli-Rondelli (1 female), and Amblyomma sp. (1 larva). Ticks collected from a harpy eagle, Harpia ...
Linnebur Sunny A - - 2010
Move Free Advanced is a widely available dietary supplement in the United States, marketed to comfort sore joints and improve flexibility and mobility. This product contains glucosamine, chondroitin, hyaluronic acid, and Uniflex proprietary extract, which is a combination of Chinese skullcap and black catechu. We describe two patients who developed ...
Martins João Ricardo - - 2010
We report the finding of Amblyomma aureolatum (Acari: Ixodidae) parasitizing margay (Leopardus wiedii) in the locality of Gravataí (29° 47' 12.9" S and 50° 53' 44.1" W; 241 m alt.), State of Rio Grande do Sul, Southern Brazil. This is the first report of this species of Ixodidae on margay ...
Gupta G - - 2010
Radiation therapy has become an important component of various cancer treatments. The development of second malignancy as a result of radiation therapy is a well-known sinister complication. However, radiation-induced sarcomas (RIS) are rare complications of radiation therapy. The timescale between completion of the radiotherapy and the development of a second ...
Salgado-Maldonado G - - 2010
Juveniles of Lueheia inscripta (Westrumb, 1821 Travassos, 1919 (Acanthocephala: Plagiorhynchidae), an acanthocephalan with six lemnisci, are reported and described from mesenteries of frogs Leptodactylus fragilis Brochi, 1877 and a toad Bufo marinus (Linnaeus, 1758) from Morelos state, Mexico. These are new host records extending the known geographical distribution of this ...
Beiko Darren - - 2010
Testicular torsion in patients with polyorchidism is rare, with less than 20 cases being reported. Bilobed testis has only been reported once in the literature to date. We report an interesting case of polyorchidism with torsion of an ipsilateral bilobed testis. The abnormal looking bilobed infarcted testis was removed, but ...
Smetanick Matthew T - - 2010
Acrodermatitis chronica atrophicans (ACA) is a rare tertiary manifestation of Lyme borreliosis, manifesting as inflammatory and atrophic lesions on acral skin. Although ACA rarely has been reported in the United States, it may be seen in approximately 10% of European cases of Lyme borreliosis, most commonly associated with the genospecies ...
Ihekweazu Chikwe - - 2010
Since the introduction of antibiotics, pneumococcal disease is predominantly sporadic, with occasional outbreaks. Our objective was to review the epidemiology of reported outbreaks of serious pneumococcal disease in closed settings to inform the development of guidelines to manage such outbreaks. We systematically reviewed the literature for reported outbreaks of serious ...
Andersen Rebecca J - - 2011
The Loxosceles reclusa, commonly known as the brown recluse spider, is responsible for virtually all cases of spider bites leading to a significant necrosis. We report the case of a 72-year-old man who presented to the Emergency Department complaining of back pain, weakness, and diarrhea. The patient stated that he ...
Ruiz Marco - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: To review and discuss the available literature for rabies control in Latin America. METHODS: A literature search was conducted in PubMed through October 2008. Articles in English, Spanish and Portuguese were reviewed. RESULTS: Recent reports indicate that the region is close to achieve the goal of eliminating human rabies ...
Bonebrake Amanda L - - 2010
In 2006, nearly 6,000 mumps cases were reported in the United States, 795 of which occurred in Illinois. In Chicago, 1 healthcare institution experienced ongoing transmission for 4 weeks. This study examines the outbreak epidemiology and quantifies the financial affect on this organization. This retrospective cohort study was conducted through ...
Johnson Amy L - - 2010
The objective of the current retrospective study was to describe naturally occurring type A botulism in horses in the United States. In the past 10 years, the Botulism Laboratory at the University of Pennsylvania's School of Veterinary Medicine has identified 3 isolated cases and 8 outbreaks of type A botulism ...
Lloyd Christopher - - 2010
Abstract: Five cases of late-stage abortion in dama gazelle (Gazella dama) occurred in the United Arab Emirates. Histopathologic and molecular diagnostics found the abortions to be associated with Coxiella burnetii infection. Examination of the herd 6 mo later revealed a significant number of serologically positive animals but failed to detect ...
Joshi Yogesh - - 2010
Based on a literature survey and assessment of the important features of lichen genus Buellia (spore shape and size, anatomy of the exciple as well as analysis of the lichen substances), the present paper describes four new records of B. maritima, B. polyspora, B. spuria and B. stellulata from South ...
Langley Ricky L - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: Severe injuries and fatalities can occur from an alligator attack. Encounters with alligators appear to be increasing in the United States. This review provides information from alligator attacks reported in the United States as well as infections that may occur after an alligator bite. METHODS: Telephone interviews were conducted ...
Bryant Elizabeth - - 2010
Nocardiosis remains a fairly uncommon disease in the United States. Cutaneous nocardiosis is one of many infections that can spread in a sporotrichoid pattern and therefore can be difficult to diagnose without a high index of suspicion. It is mainly caused by Nocardia asteroides and Nocardia brasiliensis, with N brasiliensis ...
Oliveira Heloiza H - - 2010
In an region of Atlantic Rainforest corresponding to the geopolitical area of the Pedra Branca State Park, Rio de Janeiro, southeastern Brazil, 160 small mammals were captured, of which 64 rodents and 96 marsupials from October 2005 to October 2007. There were collected in these hosts six flea species from ...
Navia Denise - - 2010
The citrus Hindu mite, Schizotetranychus hindustanicus (Hirst), is reported for the first time in Brazil and for the second time in South America. Mite specimens were collected from citrus in the municipality of Boa Vista, State of Roraima, northern Brazil. Symptoms associated with S.hindustanicus infestations on citrus are described. The ...
Irazuzta Jose - - 2010
Objective. The optimal management of pediatric patients with arterial ischemic stroke (AIS) is not known. Despite this, goal-oriented, time-sensitive therapies geared to rapid reestablishment of arterial blood flow are occasionally applied with beneficial effects. The inconsistent approach to AIS is in part due to a lack of knowledge and preparedness. ...
Nath Reema - - 2010
Dirofilaria is a parasite of domestic and wild animals that can infect humans accidentally. It is being reported in increasing numbers from Mediterranean countries like Italy. In India this infection is occasionally being reported. We report three cases of ocular dirofilariasis from the state of Assam presenting as periorbital and ...
Walling Hobart W - - 2010
Atopic dermatitis (AD) is a common disease with worldwide prevalence, affecting up to 20% of children and 3% of adults. Recent evidence regarding pathogenesis has implicated epidermal barrier defects deriving from filagrin mutations with resulting secondary inflammation. In this report, the authors comprehensively review the literature on atopic dermatitis therapy, ...
Wolf Barbara C - - 2009
Parasailing is a recreational sport that is generally considered to be of little risk to the participants. Typically, the passenger launches from a motorboat with a specially designed winch that pulls him or her back to the boat at the end of the ride. The sport is not regulated at ...
Mertins James W - - 2009
Among several unusual species collected during surveillance of ectoparasites on wildlife hosts in the southeastern United States and Caribbean Region, the larvae of a new species of Whartonacarus were encountered in 2003 on a cattle egret, Bubulcus ibis (L.), in the Florida Keys. This is the first record for a ...
Andrade Filho Jos? D - - 2009
The phlebotomine sandflies of the state of Alagoas are poorly known, with more than 40 years since the last report on sandflies in the state. In here, Psathyromyia brasiliensis (Costa Lima), Micropygomyia quinquefer (Dyar,) and Evandromyia termitophila (Martins, Falc?o & Silva) are registered for the first time in Alagoas. This ...
Nielsen Lewis T - - 2009
Twenty-nine mosquito species belonging to 4 genera are reported for Glacier National Park, Montana. These include 22 originally reported by H.G. Dyar and 7 additional records, one of which, Ochlerotatus euedes (=Aedes eueedes) is a new state record for Montana.
Merlin Mark A - - 2009
The authors review the preparation, implementation, and management of the US Airways Flight 1549 Hudson River crash. This is a review of the experience of NJ. The state planning that created the ability to execute the treatment of patients from time of impact in the river until debriefing is reviewed.
Sproson E L - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: We present an unusual case of a 12-year-old child with state-dependent laryngomalacia presenting after anaesthesia with a laryngeal mask airway. METHOD: Current literature on state-dependent laryngomalacia and injury following laryngeal mask use is reviewed. RESULTS: A child who had previously suffered with laryngomalacia as an infant presented with disturbed ...
Fernandes Berenice M M - - 2009
Fifty four specimens of marine fish belonging to seven species collected from the coast of the State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil were examined for helminths, and results relating to Monogenea and Digenea are presented. The monogeneans Metamicrocotyla macracantha, Microcotyle pomatomi and Gotocotyla acanthura are reported in new hosts. The ...
Doganay Mehmet - - 2009
Anthrax is an endemic disease in Turkey, among other countries of the world. The potential of Bacillus anthracis as a bioterrorism agent makes anthrax an important global issue. The aim of the present study was to review human anthrax in Turkey during the last decade. Human anthrax cases recorded from ...
Schneider Maria Cristina - - 2009
Human rabies transmitted by vampire bats reached new heights in Latin America in 2005. A total of 55 human cases were reported in several outbreaks, 41 of them in the Amazon region of Brazil. Peru and Brazil had the highest number of reported cases from 1975 to 2006. In Peru, ...
Harvala Heli H Specialist Virology Centre, Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh, United Kingdom. - - 2009
Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) is rare, but the most severe of the mosquito-borne encephalitides in the United States with a high case fatality rate of 30%. Here, we present a patient with EEE. EEE virus causes sporadic human disease in the Eastern parts of the United States, but the case ...
Bernard H - - 2009
From September to November 2008, 34 cases of hepatitis A imported from Egypt were reported to the German public health authorities. Investigations point to a continuing common source of infection, most likely linked to Nile river cruises. The patients affected had not been vaccinated, which emphasises the need for more ...
Perevoscikovs J - - 2009
An outbreak of hepatitis A has been ongoing in Latvia with 2,817 confirmed cases reported between 20 November 2007 and 31 December 2008. Initially the spread of infection was due to transmission among drug users and other high-risk groups, as well as several outbreaks in Riga (affecting a school and ...
Hrivniaková L - - 2009
We describe an outbreak of hepatitis A in Lomnicka, a village in the eastern part of Slovakia. The outbreak was limited to the village and did not spread either to other districts of Slovakia or to the neighbouring countries. The number of cases reported from 28 August to 30 November ...
Couturier E - - 2009
Since September 2008, 26 cases of hepatitis A with a history of travel to Egypt have been reported in France. Investigations indicate that a common source of contamination linked to Nile river cruises is the most likely explanation of the increase in the number of cases reported in France as ...
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We report an outbreak of Legionnaires disease in neonates, affecting 11 newborn babies. The case fatality rate is currently 27%. The outbreak has been confirmed by detection of Legionella pneumophila antigen in eight of the 11 cases. Tests are in progress to determine the source of infection.
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