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Swarts J Douglas - - 2013
Objective This report reviews the literature to identify the advances in our understanding of the middle ear (ME)-Eustachian tube (ET) system during the past 4 years and, on that basis, to determine whether the short-term goals elaborated in the last report were achieved and propose updated goals to guide future ...
Mathuram Alice - - 2013
Salmonella enterica serovar typhi (Salmonella typhi) causing typhoid fever is common in many parts of the world particularly in developing countries. Extra-intestinal manifestations such as osteomyelitis are rare in immunocompetent individuals. We report a case of Salmonella typhi osteomyelitis of a rib with overlying abscess mimicking a 'cold abscess', treatment ...
Ladda R - - 2013
Ectodermal dysplasias are rare hereditary disorders characterized by abnormal development of certain tissues and structures of ectodermal origin. The condition is important for dentists as it affects teeth resulting in hypodontia or anodontia and dentist plays an important role in rehabilitation of the patient. Affected young children with anodontia not ...
Abdelgadir Dalal - - 2013
Mosaic trisomy 22 is known to be compatible with life. However, there are fewer than 20 reports in the literature of live born children and even fewer reports describing their neurodevelopmental outcome. We report on two girls with mosaic trisomy 22 and normal development at ages 7 and 5 years. ...
Yu J L - - 2013
Pseudoaneurysms developing around the foot and ankle are known to be an uncommon complication following surgery. We present a case of a pseudoaneurysm following ankle surgery for a tibial plafond fracture and comprehensively review the literature with emphasis on their anatomic location, aetiology and treatment options.
Subran Benjamin - - 2013
Melioidosis is an endemic disease in Southeast Asia and northern Australia. It habitually affects immune-depressed hosts and may have a wide range of clinical manifestations. The use of positron emission tomography-computed tomography (PET-CT) has not been described previously for this disease. We report the case of a European traveler without ...
Som P M - - 2013
SUMMARY:The later embryogenesis of the fetal face and the alteration in the facial structure from birth to adulthood have been reviewed. Part 3 of the review will address the molecular mechanisms that are responsible for the changes described in parts 1 and 2.
Johnson Justin M - - 2013
The authors present the case of a 37-year-old man who developed a psychotic manic episode and was found to have bilateral basal ganglia calcification (BGC). The authors present this case report along with a discussion of the literature on the neuropsychiatry of BGC.
Srivastava Shruti - - 2013
Dengue fever is considered to be one of the major health problems in south east Asia. In the recent past, epidemic outbreaks of Dengue have also been noticed in India. Initially, the neurological manifestations which were associated with Dengue received little attention, but now, there have been several reports of ...
Sagili Suresh - - 2013
Chronic eyelid lymphedema following neck dissection and radiotherapy is rare with 1 report in the literature. The authors report 3 cases and review the literature. Two cases had bilateral neck dissection and developed bilateral eyelid lymphedema and 1 case had unilateral neck dissection (left side) and developed ipsilateral lymphedema. Two ...
Stergiou-Kita Mary - - 2013
Purpose A systematic literature review was undertaken to gather evidence to develop a guideline for vocational evaluation following burn injuries (BI). This review aimed to identify the key processes evaluators should follow and the key factors they should consider when completing such evaluations. Methods Steps outlined in Cochrane Handbook of ...
Invergo Darbi - - 2013
Purpose: We present a case of a 4-year-old child who was incidentally found to have a suprasellar arachnoid cyst (SAC) after initial CT imaging at 6 weeks of age but who demonstrated no anomalies. This is only the sixth case of intracranial de novo ACs documented in the English literature ...
Wong Geoff G Centre for Primary Care and Public Health, Queen Mary University of London, UK. - - 2013
Meta-narrative review is one of an emerging menu of new approaches to qualitative and mixed-method systematic review. A meta-narrative review seeks to illuminate a heterogeneous topic area by highlighting the contrasting and complementary ways researchers have studied the same or a similar topic. No previous publication standards exist for the ...
Ross Keir A - - 2013
Objective. The goal of this study was to review the current literature on the biology of Ewing's sarcoma, including current treatments and the means by which an understanding of biological mechanisms could impact future treatments. Methods. A search of PubMed and The Cochrane Collaboration was performed. Both preclinical and clinical ...
Acharya Abhijit S - - 2013
We are reporting a case of 36 yr old female with chronic filarial lymphedema of both legs. Subsequently she developed lymphangiosarcoma of her left leg which was confirmed histologically and on immunohistochemistry. Only three more cases of lymphagiosarcoma occurring in patients with filarial lymphedema are reviewed from available literature.
Bhasin Meenakshi - - 2013
Intraoral ossifying fibromas have been described in the literature since the late 1940s. Peripheral ossifying fibroma (POF) is usually a fibroma of the gingival which shows areas of calcification or ossification. It is a nonneoplastic enlargement of gingiva. Due to its clinical and histopathological similarities, some POFs are believed to ...
Ormond D Ryan - - 2013
In the modern era of neurosurgery, the use of the operative microscope, rigid rod-lens endoscope, and neuronavigation has helped to overcome some of the previous limitations of surgery due to poor lighting and anatomic localization available to the surgeon. Over the last thirty years, the supraorbital craniotomy and subfrontal approach ...
Mason Alexander - - 2013
A 72-year-old female patient is presented, who was diagnosed with herpes zoster along the left ophthalmic branch of the trigeminal nerve with associated cutaneous vesicles. The patient subsequently developed postherpetic neuralgia in the same dermatome, which, after remission, transformed into paroxysmal trigeminal pain. The two different symptom sets, with the ...
Fang Benjamin B Department of Radiology, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong - - 2013
We describe a case of a female with simple virilizing congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) reared as a male diagnosed at the late age of 64. Computed Tomography (CT) demonstrated a large adrenal mass, bilateral diffuse adrenal enlargement, female pelvic organs as well as a clearly visualized prostate gland. This is ...
Josefsson Mette L ML Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Lister Hospital, Coreys Mill Lane, Stevenage, Hertfordshire, SG1 4AB - - 2013
This paper describes a rare finding of an inguinal ovary in an adult woman who presented with pelvic pain. Inguinal ovary may occur if the gubernaculum fails to attach to the uterus or if the canal of Nuck remains open during fetal development.
Barnett Brad P BP Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, - - 2013
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of blindness in the western world. To prevent what will certainly be a tremendous health and economic burden, effective therapeutics for AMD are urgently needed. To develop these agents in a timely fashion, the molecular pathways that cause disease progression must be ...
Datta Sibnarayan S Sibnarayan Datta, Soumya Chatterjee, Rudragoud S Policegoudra, Hemant K Gogoi, Lokendra Singh, Biotechnology Division, Defence Research Laboratory, Tezpur, Assam, PIN-784001, - - 2012
Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) is among the haematological malignancies with high prevalence worldwide, causing estimated 355 900 new cases and 191 400 deaths in 2008. High prevalence of NHL is documented in economically more developed areas while low prevalence is observed in less developed areas of the globe. A wide array of environmental ...
Madana J - - 2012
Angiokeratoma is a very rare vascular lesion of the papillary dermis. It is characterized by vascular ectasia with overlying epidermal hyperkeratosis. The systemic form of angiokeratoma is associated with Fabry disease and fucosidosis. There are several localized forms. Tongue involvement is uncommon. Hemangiomas are tumors made up of capillaries; they ...
Seligman Renato - - 2012
Community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) exhibits mortality rates, between 20% and 50% in severe cases. Biomarkers are useful tools for searching for antibiotic therapy modifications and for CAP diagnosis, prognosis and follow-up treatment. This non-systematic state-of-the-art review presents the biological and clinical features of biomarkers in CAP patients, including procalcitonin, C-reactive protein, ...
Das Sudhanshu Ku - - 2013
Congenital melanocytic naevi which are formed by the overgrowth of melanocytes, are present at birth, which are called as bathing trunk, coat-sleeve or stocking naevi, which are commonly found over the back and the thigh areas . The giant congenital naevi of sizes which are greater than 20 cm are ...
Ihn Yon Kwon - - 2012
The authors present a case of isolated dural arteriovenous fistula (DAVF) in the transverse sinus, which developed six years after microvascular decompression caused by hemifacial spasm via suboccipital craniectomy. The lesion was successfully treated by transarterial embolization using Onyx. We reviewed the related radiologic and therapeutic features of DAVF involving ...
Madhi Shabir A - - 2012
Estimates of the disease burden from childhood pneumonia are available for most developed countries, but they are based mainly on models. Measured country-specific pneumonia burden data are limited to a few nations and differ in case definitions and case ascertainment methods. We reviewed the literature for studies describing childhood pneumonia ...
Thirthalli Jagadisha - - 2012
Abstract Background: Stigma and disability are two important consequences of schizophrenia that individuals afflicted with it experience. Sociocultural milieu can influence these. We review the literature on stigma and disability experienced by individuals with schizophrenia in the developing countries. Method: We searched English-language literature from developing countries on stigma and ...
Somoza Ivan - - 2012
Complete penoscrotal transposition (CPST) with an intact scrotum is a rare anomaly in which the scrotum is located cephalic to the penis. It is the most severe degree of malformation of a spectrum of abnormalities in scrotal development. There are few cases reported in the literature, and there are few ...
Haeren Roel H L - - 2012
Intraosseous cavernous hemangiomas of the skull are rare lesions for which the origin is unclear. The authors present a case in which there was a radiologically documented history of trauma preceding the development of a hemangioma in the frontal bone. In a review of the literature the authors found 83 ...
Kottoor Jojo - - 2012
BACKGROUND: Revascularization is a valuable treatment in immature necrotic teeth that allows the continuation of root development. CASE REPORT: This article describes the successful revascularization treatment of an immature maxillary lateral incisor that was initially diagnosed with apical periodontitis. The tooth was asymptomatic and functional clinically and radiographically during the ...
Faurie Clare - - 2012
In this paper, we review the literature to date on technical competence in surgeons; how it can be defined, taught to trainees and assessed. We also examine how we can predict which candidates for surgical training will most likely develop technical competence. While technical competency is just one aspect of ...
Yuste C - - 2012
There are only a few cases in the literature that describes the association between hypereosinophilic syndromes and thrombotic microangiopathy (TMA). Here we present the case of a man who suddenly developed a TMA in the context of eosinophilic pneumonia, who recovered successfully with six sessions of plasmapheresis and corticoids. Although ...
Mullen S F - - 2012
Vitrification as a means of cryopreservation has become a standard approach for oocytes from livestock. This paradigm shift occurred primarily as a result of the demonstration in 1996 that bovine oocytes are extremely susceptible to chilling injury. Since that early work, numerous devices have been used as supports for oocytes ...
Patelarou Evridiki - - 2012
Current evidence provides contradictory results in regards to the associations of breastfeeding or early introduction of cow's milk and formula with the development of type 1 diabetes (T1D). The aim of this systematic review was to evaluate the type of feeding, duration of breastfeeding, time of introduction of formula or ...
Velásquez Y - - 2012
The muscid Synthesiomyia nudiseta (van der Wulp, 1883) is a species with forensic importance in tropical and subtropical regions of the world. This fly has recently been introduced into southern Europe and, until now, had not been recorded in forensic cases in this region. Here, morphology of all larval instars ...
Kumar K P Senthil - - 2012
Exaggerated curve of Spee is frequently observed in dental malocclusions with deep overbites. Such excessive curve of Spee alters the muscle imbalance, ultimately leading to the improper functional occlusion. It has been proposed that an imbalance between the anterior and the posterior components of occlusal force can cause the lower ...
Bernardi Ricardo - - 2012
The authors explore the psychoanalytic concepts of vínculo and dialectical spiral within the context of a historical review of the development of psychoanalysis in the Río de la Plata region of Uruguay and Argentina. In particular, they discuss the work of Enrique Pichon-Rivière, Madeleine and Willy Baranger, and José Bleger. ...
Mõttus René - - 2012
Rankings of countries on mean levels of self-reported Conscientiousness continue to puzzle researchers. Based on the hypothesis that cross-cultural differences in the tendency to prefer extreme response categories of ordinal rating scales over moderate categories can influence the comparability of self-reports, this study investigated possible effects of response style on ...
Agarwal Saurabh - - 2012
Piebaldism is a rare autosomal dominant disorder of melanocyte development characterized by a congenital white forelock and multiple symmetrical stable hypopigmented or depigmented macules. We report a family with piebaldism affecting three successive generations and also review the literature.
Sæterdal Ingvil I Ingvil Sæterdal, PhD; researcher at the Nordic Cochrane Centre's Norwegian branch, Norwegian Knowledge Centre for Health Services, - - 2012
As part of its efforts to disseminate the results of Cochrane reviews to a wider audience, the Cochrane Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) Field develops Summary of Findings (SoF) tables and then uses those tables as a basis for its plain-language summaries. Each SoF table presents the most important outcomes ...
Chow Vinca W - - 2012
Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT) is a life-threatening immune-mediated adverse effect of chemoprophylaxis for venous thromboembolic events. We present the case of a 44-year-old man who developed bilateral adrenal hemorrhage (BAH) as a sequela of HIT after bilateral total knee arthroplasty. In our review of clinical management of HIT-induced BAH, we discuss ...
Underland Vigdis V Vigdis Underland, MS, Nordic Cochrane Centre's Norwegian branch, Norwegian Knowledge Centre for Health Services, Oslo, - - 2012
As part of its efforts to disseminate the results of Cochrane reviews to a wider audience, the Cochrane Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) Field develops Summary of Findings (SoF) tables and then uses these tables as a basis for its Plain Language Summaries. In each SoF table, the most important ...
Kapavarapu Prasanna K - - 2012
Hereditary Elliptocytosis is a heterogeneous group of disorder with regard to clinical presentation, protein defects and mode of inheritance. Parvoviral induced transient aplastic crisis in the form of sudden onset anemia is said to be a rare manifestation of this hereditary hemolytic anemia. The authors describe a case of parvoviral ...
Andrade-Navarro Miguel A - - 2012
Reviewer and editor selection for peer review is getting harder for authors and publishers due to the specialization onto narrower areas of research carried by the progressive growth of the body of knowledge. Examination of the literature facilitates finding appropriate reviewers but is time consuming and complicated by author ...
Cai Mingyan - - 2012
There has been booming interest in natural orifice transluminal surgery since it was first described. Several techniques first developed for the safe transluminal access now derive into independent endoscopic surgical procedures. In this paper, we describe a case treated by a novel procedure by submucosal tunnelling technique and provide a ...
Patolia Setu - - 2012
Bronchoscopy and bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) are widely accepted diagnostic procedures in various pulmonary etiologies. Complications of bronchoscopy are relatively infrequent and most often minor, namely, bleeding and infection. Pneumothorax is a rare complication of bronchoscopy with transbronchial biopsy. Bilateral pneumothorax developing after BAL without biopsy has been rarely described in ...
Mubarak Muhammed - - 2012
IgM nephropathy (IgMN) is an idiopathic immune complex-mediated glomerulopathy that was first described as a distinct disease in a nephropathology literature in 1978. Here, a historical review and the current status of IgMN in the light of world literature and the current experience will be presented. The Pubmed (www.pubmed.gov) search ...
Walter W David WD National Wildlife Research Center, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Services, United States Department of Agriculture, 4101 LaPorte Ave, Fort Collins, CO 80521, USA ; US Geological Survey, Pennsylvania Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Pennsylvania State University, 403 Forest Resources Building, University Park, PA 16802, - - 2012
The Animal Industry Division of the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) has been challenged with assisting farmers with modifying farm practices to reduce potential for exposure to Mycobacterium bovis from wildlife to cattle. The MDARD recommendations for on-farm risk mitigation practices were developed from experiences in the ...
O'Meara C C The Wollongong Hospital, Sydney, - - 2012
Subdural hematoma (SDH) is a common neurosurgical pathology, characteristically recognised on plain CT and can be treated with simple and effective surgical intervention. In contrast, dural metastatic adenocarcinoma of the prostate with SDH and malignant extension into the subdural membranes is extremely rare. We describe the case of a 62-year ...
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