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Yip K M - - 1996
Paget's disease of the bone is extremely rare in the Chinese population. We report a case of a 91-year-old female patient who presented with a leg ulcer after an injury. On examination, she was incidentally noted to have bowing of the tibia and facial features suggestive of Paget's disease which ...
Aggarwal K - - 1996
Atheroembolic disease is an uncommon condition with many interesting manifestations and has been reported following various procedures. Its occurrence following thrombolytic therapy is extremely rare, with only a few case reports in the literature. However, with a widespread application of thrombolysis in patients with acute myocardial infarction, its incidence is ...
Barr C E - - 1996
HIV-1-associated periodontal diseases have been reported in the literature for several years. Criteria for the diagnosis of these diseases have not been universally accepted, although there are numerous papers describing the clinical entity. These case reports provide clinical and radiographic evidence of a type of periodontal disease with bone and ...
Li T J - - 1996
Kimura's disease, a chronic inflammatory condition of unknown cause, is endemic in Orientals. The present study documented 54 cases of Kimura's disease in patients from mainland China. The main clinical features of this series included young and middle-aged male predominance (male:female = 3.5:1), predilection for the head and neck regions, ...
Corazza G R - - 1996
We report the clinical, pathological, and serological findings of three adult patients with latent celiac disease. The initial intestinal biopsies, which were normal, were carried out in the first case during an upper gastrointestinal endoscopy performed for a duodenal ulcer, in the second case for first-degree familiarity with a celiac ...
Braun L - - 1996
The gastric dilatation-volvulus (GDV) syndrome in the dog is considered to be multifactorial. The medical records of 42 dogs treated for GDV between 1990 and 1994 were reviewed in an effort to evaluate the correlation between GDV and preexisting gastrointestinal disease. Twenty-three cases fit the inclusion criteria of an intestinal ...
Takkal A M - - 1996
Noma (Cancrum Oris/Ulcerogingivostomstitis) is a rare devastating grangrenous orofacial disease. It may lead to severe facial mutilation and deformities with dysfunctional effects. This disease primarily affects malnourished children from underdeveloped countries. It has recently been associated with AIDS in North America and Western Europe. We will be reporting and discussing ...
Kanwar B A - - 1996
A patient with unilateral bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia (BOOP) is described in this report. The disease responded well to glucocorticoid therapy, as is characteristic. Although BOOP is being more frequently recognized as bilateral disease to the best of our knowledge, only three previous cases of unilateral disease have been recognized ...
D'Alessandro A - - 1996
This paper describes five additional Brazilian human cases of polycystic hydatid disease due to Echinococcus vogeli, reviews the previous cases reported in Brazil, including one report of E. oligarthus (20 in total), and some epidemiological aspects of this disease which is no longer a curiosity but rather a problem that ...
Loffeld R J - - 1996
The case history of a 31-year-old woman with abdominal complaints of long duration is presented. After 4 years and several hospital admissions the patient underwent diagnostic laparotomy and finally a diagnosis of diffuse jejunoileitis as a manifestation of Crohn's disease was made. The diagnostic procedures as well as the therapeutic ...
Higashi K - - 1996
There are several hyperostosis diseases of the skull that are accompanied by hearing impairment. In this article a case of Engelmann disease is presented. Currently > 130 cases of Engelmann disease are reported in literature. About 18% of these cases reported hearing impairment, but it is possible that this figure ...
Atanes A - - 1996
Eosinophilia of synovial fluid is an uncommon condition. The majority of the reported cases are associated to diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, parasitic disease, hypereosinophilic syndrome, Lyme disease, and allergic processes as well as hemarthrosis and arthrography. Presently there are only four cases of eosinophilic synovitis with unknown cause. We ...
Anjum M I - - 1996
Interstitial cystitis is an uncommon disease reported predominantly in females. Recently we were involved in the management of 4 men who had the clinical, endoscopic and pathological features consistent with the diagnosis of interstitial cystitis. The rarity of occurrence of the disease in males prompted us to report these cases.
Ordoukhanian E - - 1995
In most western countries, scurvy has become a rare clinical entity. However, it may still be encountered in selected situations. It can mimic connective tissue disease, because of multiorgan involvement. Panniculitis has not previously been described in association with scurvy.
Ladocsi L T - - 1995
We report 3 cases of eosinophilic granulomatous cystitis in children. All presented with hematuria, urinary urgency, and dysuria. Treatment with oral corticosteroids led to rapid and complete recovery in 2 of the 3 cases. In the third case recovery was prolonged without the use of steroids. Because of the presumed ...
Treem WR - - 1995
Advances in the ability to treat primary causes of chronic liver disease in the adolescent have highlighted the importance of making a prompt diagnosis. Using a case study, this article reviews the clinical findings suggestive of chronic liver disease and the causes responsible in the adolescent. As the case evolves, ...
Green H D - - 1995
Gorham's disease (disappearing bone disease, massive osteolysis, idiopathic osteolysis, essential osteolysis, progressive atrophy of bone, spontaneous absorption of bone, phantom bone, hemangiomatosis/lymphangiomatosis of bone, progressive osteolysis) is an extremely rare occurrence. There are fewer than 150 reported cases in the literature. This disorder can be characterized by spontaneous or posttraumatic ...
Müller C - - 1995
Idiopathic adulthood ductopenia is a chronic cholestasic liver disease of unknown etiology characterized by the loss of interlobular bile ducts. We describe three patients who fulfilled the diagnostic criteria of idiopathic adulthood ductopenia, but differed from the cases reported so far in late manifestation of the disease and a benign ...
Elder D E - - 1995
OBJECTIVE: To highlight the clinical features of neonatal herpes simplex (HSV) infection that might facilitate earlier diagnosis. METHODOLOGY: Fifteen year retrospective review of proven neonatal HSV cases from a regional neonatal referral unit. RESULTS: Fifteen cases reviewed: 10 with central nervous system (CNS) disease, three with skin, eyes or mouth ...
Brantley D - - 1995
Elephantiasis is an uncommon disease in the United States. We present a case of nonfilarial elephantiasis nostras verrucosa in a 14-year-old girl. Most commonly, the upper and lower extremities are affected; the disease, in this patient, was confined to the buttock. The patient has done well after excision and primary ...
Kim M - - 1995
Rosai-Dorfman disease is a rare idiopathic histioproliferative disease affecting the lymph nodes. Extranodal involvement has also been recognized, but central nervous system manifestations are extremely rare. Only 12 patients with intracranial involvement have been reported previously, and they all presented with clinical and radiological findings suggestive of meningioma. We report ...
Mohan H - - 1995
A 21-year-old male from Kerala, south India, who had been living in Chandigarh for the last 4 years presented with a nasal polyp in the left nasal cavity. On histopathological examination, it was found to be due to rhinosporidiosis. This disease is not uncommon in south India, but few case ...
DiSaia P J - - 1995
Two cases of recurrent noninvasive Paget's disease of the vulva in a split-thickness graft without an underlying adenocarcinoma are presented. This is the third report of recurrence of extramammary Paget's disease in a split-thickness graft, and the second of such an occurrence without an underlying dermal adnexa adenocarcinoma. A hypothesis ...
Tan T Q - - 1995
Whipple's disease is a rare, chronic, multisystem illness that is pathologically characterized by the accumulation of macrophages in the involved tissue that have a positive periodic acid-Schiff reaction. It is typically seen in middle-aged white men, and only four cases involving persons younger than 15 years of age have been ...
Carter N - - 1995
We report two cases of elderly women who died unexpectedly. In both cases, light- and electron-microscopical examination proved a diagnosis of Fabry's disease. The major pathological changes were myocardial mottling, foamy vacuolation of myocytes and glomerular endothelial cells, and characteristic lamellar inclusions. Neither woman had either a personal or family ...
Al Teimi Ibrahim
Human fascioliasis is well documented throughout the world, both the acute and chronic phases of the disease have been well described. Cholelithiasis with obstructive jaundice and discovery of fasciola hepatica worms during surgical exploration is a frequent mode of first diagnosis of chronic fascioliasis. Here the presentation of six proven ...
Al Teimi I N - - 1995
Human fascioliasis is well documented throughout the world, both the acute and chronic phases of the disease have been well described. Cholelithiasis with obstructive jaundice and discovery of fasciola hepatica worms during surgical exploration is a frequent mode of first diagnosis of chronic fascioliasis. Here the presentation of six proven ...
Shojaku H - - 1995
In order to clarify the characteristics of severe cases of Meniére's disease (MD), we analyzed various epidemiological factors such as sex ratio, past history, complication, cause of onset of vertiginous attacks, etc., in a series of 958 patients with definite MD. Data were obtained from the three Japan-wide surveys of ...
Goldfarb D - - 1994
Lyme disease is an important consideration in the differential diagnosis of patients seen by the otolaryngologist. Facial paralysis is the most common sign. The otolaryngologist may also see patients with temporal mandibular joint pain, cervical lymphadenopathy, facial pain, headache, tinnitis, vertigo, decreased hearing, otalgia and sore throat. The incidence is ...
Nyrop M - - 1994
Kimura's disease is a chronic inflammatory disease which often presents as a tumour-like swelling in the head and neck region with or without lymphadenopathy. Most cases have been described predominantly in Chinese and Japanese people. The lesion is benign, but it may easily be mistaken for a malignant tumour. Kimura's ...
Williams D J - - 1994
This case report describes the unusual complications of a simple fall in a person with a profound neurological disorder, Hallervorden-Spatz disease. The fall produced a laceration of the forehead, skull fractures and severe occipital contrecoup contusions. Such contrecoup contusions are rare and may be a feature of this case because ...
Saunders C J - - 1994
When a single case of legionnaires' disease is reported, it should be investigated to check whether or not it is linked to other cases or part of an outbreak. The investigation includes confirmation of the diagnosis, tracing the patient's movements during the incubation period, and reporting the case to the ...
Healy C M - - 1994
In this article two case reports of pyostomatitis vegetans are presented. Both cases were associated with inflammatory bowel disease and one case was also associated with liver dysfunction. It has recently been reported that there may be a link between liver dysfunction and pyostomatitis vegetans. The management of the condition ...
Ehrenpreis S J - - 1994
Intraventricular hemangioblastomas are exceptionally rare. Of the cases described in the literature, very few were associated with von Hippel-Lindau disease. We present a highly unusual case of a fourth ventricular hemangioblastoma associated with a pheochromocytoma and a renal medullary fibroma. This may represent a forme fruste of the von Hippel-Lindau ...
Mackey S L - - 1994
Knuckle pads are well circumscribed thickenings of the skin over the metacarpophalangeal and, more commonly, the proximal interphalangeal joints. Although the association with several other clinical syndromes including Dupuytren's disease is well documented, most cases are idiopathic. We present a case of knuckle pads and briefly review the history and ...
Jackson J L - - 1994
There are 36 reports in the English-language literature of Kawasaki disease in adults. We present two additional cases, in one of which retinal vasculitis developed, a previously unreported complication antemortem. We report the first use of intravenous gamma globulin in the United States for treatment of adult-onset Kawasaki disease and ...
Thornbury W C WC - - 1994
Fabry disease is a rare lipid storage disorder, often silent until adulthood. We report the case of a rural, primary care patient whose initial presentation was that of progressive weakness from anemia. The anemia was determined to be of renal origin, and led to a diagnosis of Fabry disease. Although ...
Salcman M - - 1994
Calcium pyrophosphate deposition disease is a relatively uncommon arthropathy characterized by the clinical features of pseudogout, the radiographic manifestations of chondrocalcinosis, and the pathological deposition of calcium pyrophosphate crystals in both hyaline and fibrocartilage. Symptomatic involvement of the spine by calcium pyrophosphate deposition disease is rare except by nodular deposition ...
Schubert F - - 1994
A case is presented of echogenic tumours in the spleen of a patient with Niemann-Pick disease of the type B (or adult) type. A search of the literature revealed that a similar appearance has previously been reported in only one other case of Niemann-Pick disease, which was a type C.
Abbott S L - - 1994
Vibrio hollisae, one of the more recently described halophilic Vibrio species, is infrequently associated with gastrointestinal disease and only rarely recovered from individuals presenting with gram-negative sepsis. In this report we describe two cases of severe gastrointestinal disease associated with V. hollisae in otherwise healthy individuals. In one of these ...
Tanabe M - - 1994
The case of a 39-year-old man with von Recklinghausen's disease, presenting with emaciation and a marked increase in serum growth hormone concentration, is presented. Neuroradiological and histological examination confirmed anaplastic astrocytoma in the optic chiasm-hypothalamic region. This is a rare case of diencephalic syndrome and von Recklinghausen's occurring together in ...
Harada K - - 1994
Meningioangiomatosis is rare disease and is classified as hamartoma in central neurofibromatosis. Unlike most cases of meningioangiomatosis, the very rare case reported here was not associated with von Recklinghausen's disease. We could find only 12 previous cases reported in the literature. A review was carried out of the clinical features, ...
Horowitz H W - - 1994
Myositis due to the etiologic agent of Lyme disease, Borrelia burgdorferi, has been reported nine times in the English-language literature; there has been but a single report of exacerbation of dermatomyositis due to B. burgdorferi in a patient with known dermatomyositis. Multiple infectious agents, but not B. burgdorferi, have been ...
Tavin M E - - 1993
Presented herein is a case report of sudden sensorineural hearing loss in the setting of haemoglobin SC disease. The relationship of the two is rare; the authors have found that this is only the second report in the literature. In this instance, partial exchange transfusions were performed in an attempt ...
Lyu R K - - 1993
We report on a 12-year-old Chinese child with type C Niemann-Pick disease, who presented primarily with neurologic symptoms. He started to develop ataxia and dysarthria at the age of six years. Dementia, dysphagia, dystonia and seizures, in that sequence, followed within a couple of years. He was anarthric and bedridden ...
Al-Bunyan M - - 1993
Two hundred and twenty-one Saudi patients admitted for stroke in King Khalid University Hospital between 1982 and 1987 were evaluated clinically and by laboratory and radiological investigations. Twelve patients were found to have leukoraiosis on brain CT and a clinical picture compatible with Binswanger disease (subcortical arteriosclerotic encephalopathy). Arterial hypertension ...
Yörüko─člu Y - - 1993
Thromboangiitis obliterans (TAO) is an occlusive vascular disease traditionally known to be almost exclusive to young male smokers. The disease was considered to be extremely rare in women, seen only as isolated, novel case reports in the literature. In the past decade, however, a dramatic increase in the incidence of ...
Kaur M - - 1993
Niemann-Pick group of diseases are rare autosomal recessive disorders of lysosomal enzymes. These are divisible into six types depending on clinical and biochemical features. On the basis of sphingomyelinase assay in five cases of Niemann-Pick disease, three cases were classified as type IA, one as type IS and one as ...
Mangili G - - 1993
We report the case of a woman with a familial history of gestational trophoblastic disease who developed repeated partial and complete moles after fertilization by her husband and heterologous assisted conception. This case has interesting etiologic implications, but it is difficult to make any extrapolation from this very peculiar case ...
Williams M D - - 1993
An infant with the rare association of colon atresia, total colonic Hirschsprung's disease, and tetralogy of Fallot is presented. While Hirschsprung's disease associated with atresia of the colon has been reported five times previously, this is the first case with associated congenital cardiac disease. As in previous reports, initial operations ...
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