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da Silva Luiz Carlos Ferreira - - 2011
Kaposi's sarcoma is an angioproliferative tumour rarely found in the oral cavity. We present the 3rd case of iatrogenic gingival Kaposi's sarcoma reported in the English-language literature which developed in a young patient 5 years after a renal transplant and discuss their histological features and differential diagnosis.
Fontes Ricardo - - 2012
Case report and literature review. Report the highly unusual presentation of thoracic spine chordoma in an 89-year-old and review existing literature as it impacts treatment in the elderly. Chordomas are infrequent tumors of the spine that commonly present during mid-adulthood at the spheno-occipital or sacrococcygeal junctions. The mobile spine is ...
Gavião Wilson - - 2011
Specialists often need to browse through libraries containing many diagnostic hysteroscopy videos searching for similar cases, or even to review the video of one particular case. Video searching and browsing can be used in many situations, like in case-based diagnosis when videos of previously diagnosed cases are compared, in case ...
Poon Samuel H - - 2011
OBJECTIVE: We describe 4 patients who presented with palpable purpura, arthralgia or arthritis, leukopenia, and antineutrophil cytoplasmic antigen (ANCA) positivity most likely as a result of a hypersensitivity reaction to cocaine-levamisole induced vasculopathy. METHODS: Cases were seen and reviewed in both the inpatient consult service and the outpatient clinics at ...
Sanders D L - - 2011
PURPOSE: This historical review explores the origins of incisional hernia surgery. METHODS : Resources from each significant historical time period were reviewed, namely ancient times, the Greco-Roman period, the Middle Ages and the dawn of the surgeon anatomist, and the modern era. RESULTS: Although incisional hernias only started to be ...
Morgan Philip B - - 2011
PURPOSE: To evaluate compliance to contact lens use in 14 countries, and to identify wearer attributes which indicate lower compliance levels. METHODS: A web-based survey was undertaken by 4021 contact lens wearers, revealing information about demographics, and lens and solution information including daily handling details, case care and aftercare frequency. ...
Thankappan Krishnakumar - - 2011
OBJECTIVES: This study pools all the cases of Basaloid squamous cell carcinoma of the larynx in the English literature to investigate the clinical course of this rare clinico-pathological disease entity. METHODS: We found and analyzed 100 cases with individual patient data from 36 publications spanning 20 years. RESULTS: It is ...
Nadkarni Ashwini - - 2011
Abstract  Drug interaction between Warfarin and psychiatric agents may have important therapeutic effects for patients undergoing cardiac surgery. We present a case of a patient in whom concurrent treatment with Warfarin and valproic acid resulted in supratherapeutic international normalized ratio values. A discussion of the possible mechanisms for this interaction ...
Clamp P J - - 2011
Objective:We present a case report and systematic review of acute mastoiditis caused by metastatic lung cancer.Case report:A 62-year-old woman developed acute mastoiditis as a complication of otitis media. Cortical mastoidectomy revealed deposits of metastatic non-small cell lung carcinoma around the sigmoid sinus. The patient had previously received treatment for lung ...
Uccella Stefano - - 2011
A rare case of prelabor uterine rupture in a primigravida was reported. A woman with a history of uterine perforation during hysteroscopy became pregnant after donor oocyte in vitro fertilization. To provide more insight into the possible risk factors for prelabor uterine rupture in primigravidae, a literature review was performed.
Lazzeri Davide - - 2011
BACKGROUND: Rhinophyma, which represents the end stage of rosacea, is characterized by sebaceous hyperplasia, fibrosis follicular plugging, and telangiectasia. Although it is commonly labeled as an aesthetic problem, it may also determine airway obstruction and because of its nature to hide the growth of tumors. Due to the increasing number ...
Koenig Bruce E - - 2011
  This case report sets forth an authenticity examination of 35 encrypted, proprietary-format digital audio files containing recorded telephone conversations between two codefendants in a criminal matter. The codefendant who recorded the conversations did so on a recording system he developed; additionally, he was both a forensic audio authenticity examiner, ...
Jagannath Anand D - - 2011
Quadricuspid aortic valve (QAV) is rare and its diagnosis, clinical course, and management are less well defined relative to other aortic valve abnormalities. Advances in diagnostic imaging, notably in ultrasound, have increased clinical awareness of this anomaly and prompted this review of our experience with 12 new patients and a ...
Chung Moon Sang - - 2011
For hand surgeons, the treatment of children with congenital differences of the upper extremity is challenging because of the diverse spectrum of conditions encountered, but the task is also rewarding because it provides surgeons with the opportunity to impact a child's growth and development. An ideal classification of congenital differences ...
Barclay James A - - 2011
OBJECTIVE: To present a comprehensive review of dapsone-induced methemoglobinemia and its management. DATA SOURCES: Literature retrieval was accessed through MEDLINE (1966-March 2011), Cochrane Library, and EMBASE, using the terms dapsone and methemoglobinemia. STUDY SELECTION AND DATA EXTRACTION: All case reports, small case series, and randomized controlled trials published in English ...
Moore Jessica L - - 2011
The Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN) gives authors submitting original research the option of suggesting qualified reviewers or those they wish to exclude. This historical habit often leaves us wondering whether author preferences correlate with reviewer recommendations and whether differences related to reviewer selection affect decisions by ...
Ventura Francesco - - 2011
Primary cardiac tumours are very uncommon lesions with an estimated incidence of less than 0.03% during autoptic examination. Among these, about 75% are benign, mainly myxomas. The intracardiac tumours occur over a wide range of ages and can progress silently or have many clinical presentations, such as valvular dysfunction, cardiac ...
Ahn John Hyunbaek - - 2011
Leiomyosarcoma of the tongue is an extremely rare malignant mesenchymal neoplasm and only 25 cases have been described in the English-language literature, 22 of which were primary lesions. A case is presented of a 54-year-old female patient diagnosed with primary leiomyosarcoma of the tongue with lung and multiple soft tissue ...
Gori L - - 2011
Teucrium chamaedrys L. is a herbaceous plant common in European woods that has been used for many purposes for centuries. Recently, Teucrium chamaedrys L. has become popular as a slimming decoction without any scientific proof of efficacy notwithstanding its well-known hepatotoxicity. Hydroalcoholic extracts are currently used as flavourings in the ...
de la Hera I - - 2011
Background/Aims: Levamisole is an anthelminthic drug with immunomodulatory properties that has been found to be an adulterant of cocaine in the last 2 years. It was present at least in 70% of tainted cocaine in the USA in 2009. Methods: We present the case of a 40-year-old patient with a ...
Gopen Quinton - - 2011
To review the controversial aspects of the enlarged vestibular aqueduct syndrome. Contemporary review. A literature search using the terms "enlarged vestibular aqueduct and large vestibular aqueduct" were used to generate the articles for review in this article. The enlarged vestibular aqueduct is a condition causing variable auditory and vestibular dysfunction. ...
Veitch Nigel C - - 2011
Covering: January 2007 to December 2009. Previous review: Nat. Prod. Rep., 2008, 25, 555-611.
de Ribaupierre Sandrine - - 2011
This article discusses brain trauma and impaired consciousness. It reviews the various states of impaired consciousness related to trauma, with an historical and current literature viewpoint. The causes and pathophysiology of impaired consciousness in concussion, diffuse axonal injury, and focal brain lesions are discussed and management options evaluated.
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 ...
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