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Sarvananthan Tharsi - - 2012
Sclerotherapy has been shown to be an effective and increasingly popular therapeutic strategy for the treatment of varicose veins. However, recent reports of serious side effects, including cerebrovascular accidents (CVA) and transient ischemic attacks (TIA), as well as speech and visual disturbances, have caused serious concern regarding its use. This ...
Lerman Mark A - - 2011
Enlargement of the jaws is an infrequently reported complication of chronic kidney disease mineral and bone disorder (CKD-MBD). Two cases of localized mandibular swellings in young patients with histories of end-stage renal disease are discussed with a review of the literature. Although 17 of the first 19 cases that were ...
Wiffen Philip J - - 2011
ABSTRACT The Cochrane Library of Systematic Reviews is published quarterly as a DVD but monthly online. The April 2011 issue (second DVD for 2011) contains 4594 complete reviews, 2008 protocols for reviews in production, and 14,602 one-page summaries of systematic reviews published in the general medical literature. In addition, there ...
Karabulut B - - 2011
Follicular dendritic cell (FDC) sarcomas of the nasopharynx are rare tumours; only seven cases have been reported in the English language medical literature. The authors present an eighth case, which occurred in a 70-year-old woman whose main complaint was nasal obstruction. It has been more than 10 years since FDC ...
Pérez-Plasencia Daniel - - 2011
Xanthomas are benign slow-growing dysmetabolism tumours consisting of histiocytes laden with lipid droplets of cholesteryl ester and, sometimes, triglycerides. Two forms of appearance have been identified: as dyslipidemic xanthomatosis with coexisting alteration of lipids, or as normolipidemic xanthomatosis without any lipid level alterations. Involvement of the upper area of aerodigestive ...
Herrinton Lisa J - - 2011
BACKGROUND: Hepatosplenic T-cell lymphoma (HSTCL), a rare and rapidly progressive subtype of peripheral T-cell lymphoma, has been reported following TNF-α-blocker therapy. To better understand this relationship, we conducted an epidemiologic study in the Kaiser Permanente membership. METHODS: The retrospective cohort study was conducted among Northern California members of all ages. ...
O'Grady Michael J - - 2011
Among unvaccinated populations, primary varicella zoster virus (VZV) infection results in a minor childhood illness for the majority of individuals. Mortality is rare, and fatalities associated with cardiac complications are exceptional. In a population where routine VZV vaccination is not practised, we report a death in a previously healthy child ...
Paredes I - - 2011
Intraparenchymal schwannomas are very rare tumours. We present two young adult patients operated for this type of lesion who show no signs of recurrence 2 years after surgery. These tumours have a bimodal peak of presentation: most occur in young patients under 25 years, and the rest present in the ...
Hong Kwang Dae - - 2011
Abstract The presence of retroperitoneal, mediastinal, and subcutaneous emphysema due to rectal diverticular perforation during diagnostic colonoscopy has not been reported. Further, the management of colonoscopic perforation remains a controversial issue. In this case report, the authors discuss the importance of recognizing this rare complication after colonoscopy and its response ...
Aras Mutan Hamdi - - 2011
Mucormycosis, also known as zygomycosis, is an opportunistic fungal infection caused by a series of fungi in the Mucorales family in people with immune disorders. It is harmless to a healthy person, but when it has invaded the internal organs, it is frequently fatal in immunocompromised patients. It is known ...
Yuen Allen - - 2011
Introduction: In 2005, the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine set out to refine the selection, training and development of examiners. Part of this included development of an examiner peer review process. Objectives: The objectives of the present study were to observe examiners and seek their opinions on optimal oral examiner ...
Heard Gaylene C - - 2011
Background: Although anesthesiologists are leaders in patient safety, there has been little research on factors affecting their reporting of adverse events and errors. First, we explored the attitudinal/emotional factors influencing reporting of an unspecified adverse event caused by error. Second, we used a between-groups study design to ask whether there ...
Solomon Andrew J - - 2011
Background: TNF alpha inhibitor (TNFAI) therapy has been associated with inflammatory neurological syndromes. Objectives: To present 10 new cases of TNFAI associated neurological disease and a review of the literature. Methods: The design and methods were based on case series collected from Oregon Health & Sciences University and the Department ...
McManus L J - - 2011
Objective:The chorda tympani is at risk of iatrogenic injury throughout its course. This paper reviews the clinical anatomy of the nerve in adults.Design:Systematic literature review.Method:Relevant English-language articles were identified using five electronic databases and one search engine. Data from approximately 70 scientific papers were supplemented with information from selected reference ...
Shen Jasper - - 2011
OBJECTIVE:: To review the literature on inverting papilloma of the middle ear and mastoid with a focus on familiarizing clinicians with its presentation and cause and to discuss its epidemiologic, diagnostic, and therapeutic issues. STUDY DESIGN:: Search of the English literature for cases of inverted papilloma of temporal bone in ...
Saeed Ferha - - 2011
PURPOSE.: To investigate the incidence and outcome of antenatally diagnosed isolated transverse limb defects at a major tertiary center and to review the literature relevant to this rare condition. METHODS.: This was a retrospective review of all cases (2000-2009) diagnosed with an isolated transverse limb defect referred to a tertiary ...
Young E - - 2011
Objectives:To present a case of, and to review the literature concerning, osteoblastoma of the nasal cavity, and to demonstrate the importance of considering this rare entity when assessing patients presenting with a nasal septum lesion.Case report:Benign osteoblastoma is a rare tumour, constituting 1 per cent of all bone tumours. Most ...
Rascovsky Katya K Department of Neurology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce Street, 3 West Gates, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA. - - 2011
Based on the recent literature and collective experience, an international consortium developed revised guidelines for the diagnosis of behavioural variant frontotemporal dementia. The validation process retrospectively reviewed clinical records and compared the sensitivity of proposed and earlier criteria in a multi-site sample of patients with pathologically verified frontotemporal lobar degeneration. ...
Sugandhi Nidhi - - 2011
Esophageal lung is an extremely rare type of bronchopulmonary foregut malformation where a main stem bronchus anomalously arises from the esophagus instead of the trachea. Less than 20 cases have been reported, and most of these are in association with esophageal atresia. Most cases are treated with detachment of the ...
Furbee Brent - - 2011
Manganese-induced parkinsonism has been recognized since 1837. It has been reported primarily in miners, grinders, and smelters since that time. More recently, isolated case reports involving welders have appeared in the medical literature. Manganism can be distinguished from other forms of parkinsonism by clinical presentation with support from laboratory and ...
Vandy Frank - - 2011
In current practice, inferior vena cava (IVC) filters are commonly used in the prevention of pulmonary embolism. Despite their widespread use, periprocedural as well as late complications do occur. Filter penetration of the IVC wall into surrounding structures, including bowel, is a known although rare complication. This complication may manifest ...
Bowles Richard J - - 2011
PURPOSE: We propose to look at the quality of performance metrics reporting in papers comparing two or more treatments. Our goal is to provide additional context in the focus on evidence-based medicine. METHODS: We reviewed papers (1082 papers with 98 papers meeting the inclusion criteria) from four important orthopaedic journals ...
Weinshank Lindsay B - - 2011
Paratesticular leiomyosarcoma is a rare entity. Greater than 95% of tumors arising within the scrotal sac are testicular in origin. Of the paratesticular tumors, rhabdomyosarcoma accounts for nearly half of malignant masses. Paratesticular leiomyosarcoma is infrequently encountered, resulting in a relative paucity of literature regarding this tumor type. Here we ...
Amit Moran - - 2011
This article reviews the current literature and level-1 evidence of the natural history and the medical and surgical treatment of skull base fibrous dysplasia. The high rate of optic nerve (ON) involvement and the potential risk of visual impairment as a result of nerve compression have led many surgeons to ...
Dias Vasco - - 2011
Listeria monocytogenes, although an uncommon cause of illness in the general population, is feared principally because of the morbidity and mortality associated with CNS infections. Cardiovascular involvement with L. monocytogenes is very rare, and has been limited to endocarditis. We describe a case of Listeria pericarditis, which occurred in a ...
Nuñez Sara - - 2011
Considering the complexity of congenital midline abnormalities of the brain, it is mandatory to review and summarize the subject, based on embryologic development, developmental biology, clinical approach, neuroimaging, and molecular genetics. There are still several areas of poor knowledge, confusion, and controversy. Pathogenesis in some cases is not clearly understood, ...
Yan Jennifer - - 2011
We present a case report and comprehensive literature review of pediatric traumatic abdominal wall hernia caused by a blow from a bicycle handlebar. Traumatic abdominal wall hernia is a rare complication of bicycle handlebar injury. An awareness of this entity will help prevent a missed diagnosis. Operative repair is met ...
Danoff Jonathan R - - 2011
Scapholunate interosseous ligament (SLIL) instability is the most common form of carpal instability. There is a lack of consensus among hand surgeons as to the appropriate treatment of various stages. This article reviews the background and results of thermal treatment of predynamic instability of the SLIL. Case examples are discussed ...
Saetia Kriangsak - - 2011
Oculomotor nerve schwannomas are extremely rare tumors. There are only 40 cases reported in the literature. There is no standard treatment for these rare tumors. The authors have reported a case of a 41-year-old Thai man presenting with progressive visual loss of the left eye for 6 months without diplopia. ...
Grosskopf Courtney - - 2011
Morgellons disease is a psycho-dermatologic condition in which patients report fibers or filaments "growing" out of their skin. This case report highlights an oral ulceration in a young woman associated with Morgellons disease, a condition that has not been previously described in the dental literature. An increasing number of individuals ...
Fraga Braulio M - - 2011
Covering: January 2010 to December 2010. Previous review: Nat. Prod. Rep. 2010, 27, 1681.
Lee Paul - - 2011
In this article the epidemiology, pathophysiology, clinical presentation, investigation, management, and prognosis of hypopituitarism and hypothalamic dysfunction, arising from skull base pathologies and treatment of these conditions, are reviewed and discussed. The clinical question: "What is the consequence of pituitary hypofunction in young patients (ie, craniopharyngioma)?" is answered based on ...
Helmy H - - 2011
This paper reported Capillaria philippinensis in an Egyptian child based on clinical and laboratory diagnosis. The patient was successfullly treated with albendazole.
Ranger Adrianna - - 2011
In most instances, initial surgery to untether a tethered spinal cord is successful. But what happens when it is not? The authors describe the case of a now 18-year-old woman with spina bifida in whom surgery for tethered cord was required on two occasions. In both instances, due to the ...
Fulop Sean A - - 2011
The purpose of these acoustical patent reviews is to provide enough information for a Journal reader to decide whether to seek more information from the patent itself. Any opinions expressed here are those of the reviewers as individuals and are not legal opinions. Printed copies of United States Patents may ...
L Ng Ivy S - - 2011
We report a 9-year-old girl with 3 Mb interstitial deletion of chromosome 15q24 identified by oligonucleotide array comparative hybridization. She is of Chinese ancestry and shared some typical features of previously reported 15q24 deletion cases such as mild dysmorphism with developmental and speech delay. She also had mild hearing loss ...
Bodla Ali A - - 2011
Angiomatous meningioma is a rare and distinct meningioma variant characterised with predominance of microvascularcomponent.There are few reported cases in literature with limited information on ophthalmic manifestations and radiological findings. There is no consistent feature reported so far of this neoplasm to aid in its diagnosis. Authors report an interesting case ...
Mickenautsch Steffen - - 2011
Objective: To investigate extent and quality of current systematic review evidence regarding: powered toothbrushes, triclosan toothpaste, essential oil mouthwashes, xylitol chewing gum. Methods: Five databases were searched for systematic reviews until 13 November 2010. Inclusion criteria: relevant to topic, systematic review according to title and/or abstract, published in English. Article ...
Papageorgiou Sn - - 2011
To cite this article: Papageorgiou SN, Papadopoulos MA, Athanasiou AE: Evaluation of methodology and quality characteristics of systematic reviews in orthodontics Orthod Craniofac Res 2011;14:116-137 ABSTRACT: Authors -  Papageorgiou SN, Papadopoulos MA, Athanasiou AE Systematic reviews (SRs) are published with an increasing rate in many fields of biomedical literature, including orthodontics. ...
Reddy Kavitha K - - 2011
Background. Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (DFSP) is an uncommon tumor of the skin with high rates of local recurrence. Several reports describe a frequent history of local trauma. In one prior case, a DFSP arising in a tattoo site has been reported. Mohs micrographic surgery (MMS) has been used successfully for treatment. ...
Burford B - - 2011
Background  This study examined the potential of a retrospective video reviewing process [Burford Reviewing Process (BRP)] for enabling people with intellectual disabilities to describe their experiences of cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT). It is the first time that the BRP, described in this paper, has been used with people with intellectual ...
Milman Tatyana - - 2011
Purpose: To report an immunocompetent patient with Nocardia exalbida endogenous endophthalmitis. Design: Case report. Methods: Clinical-pathologic correlation and microbiologic evaluation were performed on an enucleated eye. Results: A 56-year-old man presented with rapidly progressive vision loss associated with a posterior choroidal mass and serous retinal detachment. Pathologic evaluation of the ...
Kosaraju Kranthi - - 2011
Recently, there has been an increase in the incidence of cryptococcosis even among immunocompetent patients. We present a case of multiple subcutaneous swellings later developing into a non-healing ulcer caused by Cryptococcus in a 60 year-old immunocompetent male along with a brief review of clinical presentations of cutaneous cryptococcosis in ...
Euanorasetr Chakrapan - - 2011
Gastroduodenal intussusception is not a common clinical condition. It is usually caused by transpyloric prolapse of a benign gastric lesion into the duodenum. In the present report, the authors present an extremely rare case of gastroduodenal intussusception in which gastric carcinoma served as the lending point. Pre-operative diagnosis was made ...
Jiang C-S - - 2011
Epipolythiodioxopiperazines (ETPs), characterized by a unique bridged disulfide or polysulfide dioxopiperazine six-membered ring, occur in many fungi. Due to its broad spectra of bioactivities, ETPs have drawn wide attention in recent years. This review covers diverse natural sources that produce ETPs, the synthetic chemistry of ETPs and an overview of ...
Kamocki Zbigniew - - 2011
In this case report, we describe a rare event: acute inflammation of the true cecal diverticulum. Emergency surgery enabled proper diagnosis and management of this condition. Diagnostic approaches and the management of this disease are described in detail and based on literature review. In conclusion, pathologies of cecal diverticula should ...
Curzon M E J - - 2011
To provide guidance on reviewing scientific manuscripts for publication. Scientific peer review is possibly one of the most important tasks a scientist is asked to do. It carries a great responsibility and needs to be conscientiously and thoroughly carried out. It is most important that a reviewer decides very quickly ...
Park Jin - - 2011
Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is one of the most commonly diagnosed malignant skin tumors and develops characteristically on sun-exposed areas, such as the head and neck. Ultraviolet light exposure is an important etiologic factor in BCCs, and BCCs arising from non-sun- exposed areas are, therefore, very rare. In particular, the ...
Jang Eun Joo - - 2011
Granuloma annulare (GA) is a common, benign, chronic inflammatory disorder, which is characterized by grouped papules in an enlarging annular shape. It has been described in several clinical subtypes, including localized, generalized, subcutaneous, perforating, and erythematous types. Even though generalized, subcutaneous, and perforating types of GA are unusual, there are ...
Masliyah Tamara - - 2011
This article will review the case of a young patient with mental retardation, autistic disorder, and Tourette Syndrome who exhibited a favourable treatment response preferentially to risperidone. His presentation, however, was complicated by an exquisite sensitivity to risperidone displayed in the form of recurrent oculogyric crises. In this article, we ...
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