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Pelmear P L - - 1992
Systemic sclerosis or scleroderma is an uncommon multisystem disease with a reported incidence of 2 to 12 cases per million people per year. The clinical and pathological features can be grouped into three main categories: those related to fibrosis, to vascular abnormalities, and to immunological abnormalities. Cutaneous features dominate the ...
Heye N - - 1992
Focal involvement can be assumed in the initial stage of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD). We correlated the clinical, electroencephalographic and neuropathological findings in 13 cases of CJD with special reference to focal or lateralized changes. Eight cases showed clinical and 9 electroencephalographic signs of asymmetry. Four cases with a course of ...
Lugassy G - - 1992
We report the case of an 80-year-old patient with isolated lymphoplasmacytoma of the conjunctiva. Only five other such cases have been previously reported in the literature. In all six patients, the disease remained limited and no sign of systemic disease could be found after prolonged follow-up. As isolated plasmacytoma of ...
Sirikulchayanonta V - - 1992
Paget's disease of the bone is rare in Asia. We report a case of Paget's disease with clinico-pathology study and it appears to be the first case in Thailand. The case was a 44-year-old female of Chinese descent who developed pain in the left hip and sacral area for one ...
Lee H S - - 1991
One of the newer occupational diseases in Singapore is occupational asthma. As on 31 December 1990 there were 35 confirmed cases of occupational asthma in the official statistics on occupational disease. We report in this paper our observations and experience based on these cases. The problem of under-reporting and the ...
Baskin L S - - 1991
We report on 3 cases of unusual appendiceal pathology presenting as urologic disease: 2 cases were benign mucoceles and 1 a malignant mucocele or cystadenocarcinoma of the appendix. Two cases presented as pelvic masses causing urinary frequency and the third with fever and hydronephrosis. The appendix must remain in the ...
Crocker N L - - 1991
Two cases of adult Hirschsprung's disease are reported along with a review of 47 cases reported in the literature. Chronic constipation is present in almost all cases. The barium enema examination may suggest the diagnosis if an area of smooth narrowing with proximal dilatation is seen (83%), but biopsy proof ...
Ktsanes V K - - 1991
We evaluated the participation of Louisiana physicians in the reporting of communicable diseases. In the spring of 1990 we surveyed a stratified random sample of Louisiana physicians from specialties likely to see patients with reportable diseases. Between 30% and 67% of physicians indicated that they reported all the cases of ...
Sundaresan M - - 1991
Thirty one lymph nodes taken from 24 benign reactive cases, three cases of angiolymphoid hyperplasia with eosinophilia, one case of Kimura's disease and three cases of Hodgkin's disease, were stained for immunoglobulin heavy chains IgG, IgM, IgA and IgE using the peroxidase-antiperoxidase method. Reticular staining of germinal centres and cells ...
Davis G E - - 1991
We describe a 33-year-old man with giant hypertrophic gastropathy (Menetrier's disease), which, on operative biopsy of the stomach, showed a significant inflammatory component. The patient was treated with prednisone and quickly responded. Although a review of the literature revealed only two cases similarly treated, with equivocal results, spontaneous remission, does ...
Dequeker J - - 1991
Pustulotic arthro-osteitis probably associated with retroperitoneal fibrosis has been diagnosed in Erasmus of Rotterdam, based on paintings of Quentin Massys (1517) and Hans Holbein the younger (1523), historical letters of Erasmus, and postmortem examination of the skeleton. This case report is a description of the earliest known case of pustulotic ...
Casparie M K - - 1991
The case is reported of a 69-year-old female with atrophic papules on the skin who developed multiple spontaneous intestinal perforations of which she eventually died. The skin lesions in combination with lesions in the gastrointestinal tract are typical for Degos' disease or malignant atrophic papulosis. The characteristic histopathological and endoscopic ...
Farris J R - - 1991
In June 1986, an unusual number of cases of darkfield negative, nonvesicular, painful genital ulcers were noted in men presenting to the Sexually Transmitted Diseases Clinic of the Dallas County Health Department. Serologic findings were routinely nonreactive in these patients. This clinical presentation was consistent with a diagnosis of chancroid, ...
Arpey C J - - 1991
Epidermolysis bullosa acquisita is an acquired subepidermal blistering disease with variable clinical, pathologic, and immunologic features. The disease has been reported infrequently in adults and only rarely in children. We describe three new cases of childhood epidermolysis bullosa acquisita, review three previously reported cases, and contrast the features of the ...
Hsu C T - - 1991
A case of early gastric cancer arising from Ménétrier's disease in the stomach is described. The patient was a 53-year-old man, who suffered from epigastralgia. Radiological and endoscopic examination demonstrated giant mucosal folds along the greater curvature of the stomach. On the distal margin, signet-ring cell carcinoma was demonstrated by ...
Vital A - - 1991
Two cases, a man and a woman, presented the initial signs of progressive dementia at about age 40 years. Aphasia, facial dyskinesias, and ataxia were associated with behavioral disturbances in the first patient. Aphasia, oculomotor disturbances, and ataxia coexisted with dementia in the second patient. In both cases, ultrastructural examination ...
Kristensen K - - 1991
Invasive Haemophilus influenzae type b infections in Denmark have not been known to lead to secondary cases, and recurrent disease has not been observed. Three case histories are presented and the literature reviewed. Secondary disease occurs more often among household contacts than among day-care contacts, which probably is due to ...
Aldape K D - - 1991
Cerebral phaeohyphomycosis (also referred to as cerebral chromomycosis), one of the diseases caused by the dematiaceous (black) fungi, is most commonly caused by Cladosporium trichoides (referred to by some as Xylohypha bantiana) and is a rare disease, with 31 culture-proven cases reported to date. Although most cases have occurred in ...
Disdier P - - 1991
We report a case of fibromyalgia occurring after hypophysectomy for Cushing's disease. Clinical examination revealed tender points at 12 of the 18 tender point sites described in the American College of Rheumatology 1990 criteria for the classification of fibromyalgia. The cause of fibromyalgia remains unknown. In our patient, hypophysectomy may ...
Luzi G - - 1991
Data revised from the Italian Register of Immunodeficiencies (IRID) are reported in this paper. As previous reports on the matter, the registered cases are described according to the more recent WHO classification of primary immunodeficiencies (PIDs). Distribution of associated tumors and autoimmune diseases are showed in comparison with data from ...
Rubio C A - - 1991
Four patients with intestinal adenocarcinoma complicating Crohn's disease are reported. The youngest of the four patients was a 21-year-old female with a 9-year history of Crohn's disease of the terminal ileum as well as of the entire colon. She developed mucus-producing moderately differentiated adenocarcinoma in the cecum. Of the remaining ...
Kutty M K - - 1991
Five cases of histiocytic necrotising lymphadenitis (Kikuchi-Fujimoto disease) are described. As the condition appears to be poorly recognised in Saudi Arabia, an extensive review of the histological features is presented, in order to improve pathologists' awareness and to minimise the risk of diagnosing prognostically less favourable conditions such as malignant ...
Mahmood A - - 1991
A patient with parieto-occipital cortical calcification characteristic of Sturge-Weber-Dimitri disease (SWDD) is of interest in that she lacked the facial portwine lesion and almost all other features of the disease. She subsequently developed an astrocytoma in the underlying white matter. Although the absence of the facial lesion in SWDD has ...
Johnson G P - - 1990
A case of Ménière's disease in an Air Force pilot is presented. The disease is reviewed in a question and answer format. A record review of all aviators evaluated at USAFSAM during the last 10 years revealed: 1. Only 11 cases of possible Ménière's disease were referred to USAFSAM in ...
Troise Rioda W - - 1990
Ankylosing spondylitis (A.Sp.) and diffuse idiopatic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH), represent the most common inflammatory and degenerative enthesopathies, respectively. Despite their rather frequent occurrence in the rheumatic disease care setting, few case reports of their simultaneous presence in the same patient have appeared in the literature. We describe here a further ...
Rosenthal R C - - 1990
Canine LSA is a fatal disease if untreated, but fortunately it is also a disease that is very responsive to therapeutic intervention. It is likely that most cases seen and treated by practitioners will be managed with the currently effective drugs and with new protocols as they are developed. Other ...
Cheesbrough J S - - 1990
Two patients with pneumococcal bacteraemia complicated by endophthalmitis are described. While this condition appears to have been relatively common in the preantibiotic era, a review of the literature since 1950 only identified six additional case reports. Analysis of these eight cases reveals two patterns: unilateral disease in six patients and ...
Weiler R - - 1990
Chromogranin A and synaptin/synaptophysin were characterized by immunological methods in human autopsy brain tissue from patients with Alzheimer's and Pick's disease. In immunoblots there was no qualitative difference between the antigens in control and diseased brain, but significant quantitative differences were found. In all Alzheimer cases there was a significantly ...
Spittler J F - - 1990
We report a case of characteristic relapsing ischaemic moyamoya disease in a 40-year-old woman. Under polytherapy when she was in a life-threatening condition we observed a prompt, dramatic improvement. Since diagnosis was late a permanent defect could not be prevented. Since corticosteroid medication has been reported as ineffective in the ...
Ikeda A - - 1990
The authors report an instance of familial moyamoya disease involving a 47-year-old female and her 18-year-old daughter, both of whom initially presented, within a 1-year period, with intracranial hemorrhage. Cerebral angiography showed the typical features of moyamoya disease. The mother, whose disease was more advanced, underwent superficial temporal-middle cerebral artery ...
Abdullah A N - - 1990
We report the case of a 43-year-old woman, a longstanding heavy cigarette smoker, who developed Bürger's disease, leading to mid-thigh amputation of her left leg. After she gave up smoking her disease was arrested but Raynaud's phenomenon continues to affect her hands and right foot. In reviewing the literature, we ...
Bannatyne P - - 1990
Twelve cases of histologically confirmed autoimmune oophoritis are described. Eight presented with symptoms and laboratory evidence of premature ovarian failure (POF). Four were diagnosed unexpectedly after hysterectomy for endometrial pathology or for sequelae of cystic enlargement of the ovaries. Two of eight patients tested had serum anti-ovarian autoantibodies (Aab), while ...
Faillot T - - 1990
The authors report the third published case of a Lhermitte-Duclos disease diagnosed preoperatively with the help of MRI, stressing its possible extension beyond the limits of the posterior fossa. The pertinent literature is reviewed concerning the clinical and radiological picture of this disease, as well as the different pathogenic hypothesis.
AcunaƟ B - - 1990
Replacement lipomatosis (RPL) is seen in patients in whom renal parenchyma is destroyed due to chronic calculous disease and inflammation. The triggering mechanism for xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis (XGP) is also the same. We report a case in which RPL and XGP coexist in the same kidney. To our knowledge, this coexistence ...
Paul M D - - 1990
We report a mother-and-child combination of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease and nephropathy. The mother received a cadaveric renal transplant, and the daughter has heavy proteinuria with normal glomerular filtration rate. There have been 7 single case reports of both disease entities and 1 report of 3 patients which includes the only sib ...
Salisbury J R - - 1990
Cases of Castleman's disease, a disorder affecting lymphoid organs, which is largely benign in nature, are rare in the pediatric period. This report describes one such case, occurring in a 5-year-old boy, and reviews the published cases of Castleman's disease presenting in childhood and adolescence. The purpose of this review ...
Muguti G I - - 1989
We present a further case of Gaucher's disease in a 23 year old black Zimbabwean woman treated in Bulawayo. The patient underwent a splenectomy for hypersplenism due to massive splenomegaly. The patient did well post-operatively and has continued to honour her outpatient follow-up appointments. At the last review, 8 months ...
Anavi Y - - 1989
Twenty-one cases of Gorham's disease in the maxillofacial region are described in the literature. This case is an additional one. The disease has a slight male predominance. All cases involved either the mandible alone or in association with the maxilla or other bones of the head and neck. The most ...
Edwards O P - - 1989
Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease presenting in the fetus or newborn is rare, only 22 cases having been reported in the literature. A case is reported of a premature newborn infant with severe renal involvement and extrarenal associated abnormalities. The literature is reviewed, and the importance of considering this entity ...
Joyce A P - - 1989
Prurigo pigmentosa is an uncommon skin disease first reported from Japan where it has gained recognition as distinct cutaneous disease characterized by rapid response to dapsone therapy. Recently, a few reports of prurigo pigmentosa have appeared in the western literature. American-born white man and review the literature pertaining to this ...
Engelkens H J - - 1989
Early yaws in a 9 year old girl from Ghana, diagnosed as imported disease in The Netherlands is reported. She had lived in The Netherlands for six months. Tropical non-venereal treponematoses are rarely seen in Europe, and only a few case reports have been published. Migration and travelling may confront ...
Franzblau A - - 1989
Asbestos-associated rounded atelectasis is a nonmalignant radiographic consequence of asbestos exposure that can mimic neoplasia. It is infrequently mentioned in reviews of the radiographic features of nonmalignant asbestos-associated disease. Distinguishing it from malignant disease without resorting to chest surgery is important. This report presents a case of such atelectasis, and ...
Berth-Jones J - - 1989
Cholinergic pruritus and cholinergic erythema are relatively rare conditions believed to represent variants of cholinergic urticaria. We report an extremely severe and unusual case demonstrating features of both these variants before evolving into more classical cholinergic urticaria. This strongly supports the view that all three syndromes are variations of the ...
Byrne E J - - 1989
Fifteen cases of diffuse Lewy body disease were diagnosed on pathological grounds during a single year in one health district. The range and frequency of clinical features contrast strikingly with previous reports. The majority of cases presented with classical levodopa-responsive Parkinson's disease either alone (6 cases) or with mild cognitive ...
Markowitz R L - - 1989
Cerebral and retinal vascular disease are rare complications of inflammatory bowel disease. Most reports are of adult patients, with only seven instances described in children. The eighth case, a 14-year-old boy with ulcerative colitis and cerebral venous thrombosis is reported in whom the diagnosis was confirmed by magnetic resonance imaging. ...
Leggiadro R J - - 1989
We have reported the epidemiologic investigation and subsequent control measures precipitated by the occurrence of two temporally related cases of invasive meningococcal disease in a single day-care center classroom. A review of the literature indicates that day-care center contacts of patients with invasive meningococcal disease are at increased risk for ...
Deasy J - - 1989
This is a case report of the simple form of Caroli's disease in a 36 year old Irish woman who has extensive bilobar involvement without congenital hepatic fibrosis or portal hypertension. The difficulty of diagnosis and the intractable nature of the disease are emphasised and recent improvements in diagnosis and ...
Griffiths A M - - 1989
Ten cases of gastroduodenal inflammation were diagnosed by endoscopy among a series of 196 children with evidence of Crohn's disease involving other regions of the intestinal tract. Endoscopic and histologic confirmation of upper gastrointestinal tract involvement was performed only in those cases with suggestive symptoms. The mean age at presentation ...
Sampaio J S - - 1989
We report 5 cases of severe Peyronie's disease treated by a new procedure. It consists of making parallel I-shaped incisions on the dorsal face of the penis so that the shortened part of the albuginea can increase. The 2 defects are covered with 2 patches of dura mater. All the ...
Stahle J - - 1989
The histopathological picture in Meniere's disease was described for the first time in 1938, in two independent reports. One was by Hallpike & Cairns in Great Britain, and the other by Yamakawa in Japan. Selections of illustrations from these two reports have been compiled and compared.(ABSTRACT TRUNCATED AT 250 WORDS)
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