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Kaplan Jennifer - - 2011
The pigmented purpuric dermatoses (PPD) are a group of diseases characterized by petechiae and bronze discoloration of the skin on the lower extremities. Histopathologically, extravasation of erythrocytes with hemosiderin deposition, a perivascular lymphocytic infiltrate centered on the superficial capillaries and endothelial cell swelling are seen. The granulomatous variant of PPD ...
Taylor Barry S - - 2011
Increasingly, human mesenchymal malignancies are being classified by the abnormalities that drive their pathogenesis. Although many of these aberrations are highly prevalent within particular sarcoma subtypes, few are currently targeted therapeutically. Indeed, most subtypes of sarcoma are still treated with traditional therapeutic modalities, and in many cases sarcomas are resistant ...
Varadarajulu Shyam - - 2011
The American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) Technology Committee provides reviews of existing, new, or emerging endoscopic technologies that have an impact on the practice of GI endoscopy. Evidence-based methodology is used, with a MEDLINE literature search to identify pertinent clinical studies on the topic and a MAUDE (U.S. Food ...
Das Siddhartha - - 2011
Injury to the male external genitalia and rupture of the diaphragm, are two very uncommon autopsy findings. To the best of our knowledge such a combination of injuries has not been reported in one particular case of autopsy in an English scientific literature. Degloving of the male external genitalia & ...
Jarry Julien - - 2011
Acute appendicitis is the most frequent emergency in gastrointestinal surgery. Obstruction of the appendiceal lumen appears to be one of the most common physiologic mechanisms for the development of acute appendicitis. Once obstructed, the dilatation of the lumen causes ischemia and necrosis of the wall. The most common organisms involved ...
Jain-Ghai Shailly S Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Ave, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G1X8. - - 2011
Enzyme defects of the urea cycle typically present with significant hyperammonemia and its associated toxicity, in the first few months of life. However, arginase I (ARG1) deficiency, a rare autosomal recessive disorder, has classically been the exception. ARG1 deficiency usually presents later in life with spasticity, seizures, failure to thrive ...
Patterson Jonathan D - - 2011
Sarcomas of the breast are rare, comprising 1% of all breast tumors. Primary chondrosarcomas of the breast account for an extremely rare subset of such tumors, with few reports in the literature. We report the case of a 52 year-old woman with a primary chondrosarcoma of the breast and review ...
Lupi Isabella - - 2011
Medical therapy of autoimmune hypophysitis with immunosuppressive drugs can be effective to induce remission of the disease by treating both pituitary dysfunction and compression symptoms. We describe the case of a 41 year-old man with autoimmune hypophysitis in whom prednisone therapy induced remission of the disease but was followed by ...
Ramdoo K - - 2011
Objective:To report a rare case of a symptomatic malleo-incudal osteoma, and to highlight the difficulties in making the clinical diagnosis.Method:Case report and literature review.Results:Malleo-incudal osteoma is a rare cause of unilateral conductive hearing loss. Its symptoms may mimic those of other otological causes of conductive hearing loss, such as otosclerosis.Conclusion:This ...
Crossland G J - - 2011
This article reviews the literature pertaining to bismuth iodoform paraffin paste. Bismuth iodoform paraffin paste is used in most otolaryngology departments on a daily basis. Questions about its properties are common in postgraduate otolaryngology examinations. This article reviews bismuth iodoform paraffin paste's current and historical usage, constituents, properties, side effects, ...
Dunbar Nancy M - - 2011
BACKGROUND: Transfusion services rely on transfusion reaction reporting to provide patient care and protect the blood supply. By voluntary participation in the Hemovigilance Module of the Biovigilance Component of the National Healthcare Safety Network, health care facilities have an opportunity to share institutional transfusion reaction data nationally. An optimally designed ...
Henderson Antony F - - 2011
Many authors have suggested that some road traffic crashes are disguised suicide attempts. A case report and literature review is used to explore this claim and to examine the frequency and risk factors associated with driver suicide. The author concludes the methodological difficulty of establishing the driver's intent of suicide ...
Hung Ling-Chien - - 2012
Topiramate (TPM) is a newer antiepileptic drug with high efficacy in treating various neurological disorders, especially epilepsy and migraine. The adverse effects of TPM therapy are mainly central nervous system-related somnolence and dizziness. There are rare reports about the role of TPM on sexual effects, but with inconsistent results. In ...
Millonig Alban - - 2011
Supernumerary phantom limbs, that is, the awareness of an illusory extra limb is a fascinating neurologic symptom that has been described in a number of neurologic diseases including stroke, spinal injury, and epilepsy. Herein we report a case of a 70-year-old male patient with new-onset focal seizures with left-sided supernumerary ...
Toepfer Nicholas J - - 2011
OBJECTIVES: To describe three patients who presented to a single institution within four years of each other with isolated granuloma annulare of the penis. Granuloma annulare is an inflammatory disease of the dermis that can affect men of any age including childhood. Granuloma annulare of the penis is a remarkably ...
Pedersen Vibe Hjelholt - - 2011
Objectives: To propose a new method for comparing and integrating original qualitative data with systematic reviews of quantitative and qualitative studies, demonstrated by a study of the psychosocial needs of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) sufferers in Québec.Methods: A systematic literature review was performed across various databases for English and French ...
Nandi Biplab - - 2011
Neonatal testicular torsion (NTT) is rare and reported salvage rates vary widely both in their cited frequency and plausibility. The timing and necessity of surgery is controversial with different centers arguing for the conservative management of all cases while others argue for prompt exploration for all. Confusion also reigns over ...
Spiteri Cornish K - - 2011
Capillary haemangioma or infantile haemangioma (IH) is the most common congenital vascular tumour in the periocular region. Several treatment modalities have been documented, with variable degree of success. Propranolol has recently been reported to be an effective and safe alternative. The aim of this systematic review is to examine the ...
Jesus Lisieux E - - 2011
Scrotoschisis, the congenital extrusion of the testis through the scrotal wall, is very rare. We describe a new case and review the pertinent published data. A male neonate presented with left scrotoschisis that was repaired successfully with a Denis-Browne trans-scrotal orchiopexy, with antibiotic coverage. The testes were intrascrotal and symmetric ...
Yeboah John - - 2011
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Cardiac involvement in sarcoidosis is not always associated with a wide spread of disease, but when present, has been linked with a relatively poor prognosis. This review will delve into new genetic associations, recently reported clinical manifestations and complementary radiographic tools that aid with diagnosis and follow-up. ...
Bukowski John A - - 2011
Perchloroethylene is a solvent that is widely used for dry cleaning. There has been considerable interest in the toxicity of this chemical because of the potential for low-level exposure among a large portion of the US population. Although substantial epidemiologic literature exists on high-level occupational exposure to perchloroethylene, there are ...
Kwon B K - - 2011
Although various occupational physical activities are suspected of contributing to low back pain (LBP), causal relationships have not been confirmed, complicating adjudication of work injuries, return to work instructions and preventive efforts. To summarize eight systematic review (SR) reports that examined evidence supporting causal relationships between bending/twisting, awkward postures, sitting, ...
Smith Ian - - 2011
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Alpha-2-agonists have long been known to have anaesthetic-sparing, sedative and analgesic properties which are desirable in day case anaesthesia. Their routine use was hampered by a high incidence of undesirable effects, however. In recent years, there have been many attempts to define a role for these unique ...
Dups Jn - - 2011
This report describes the clinical signs of equine influenza (EI) during an epidemic in a closed, predominantly immunologically naïve population of horses. It included 254 study horses, few of which exhibited all three signs of pyrexia, nasal discharge and cough simultaneously. We conclude that although the majority of affected horses ...
Reynaga-Abiko Geneva - - 2011
Reviews the book, Lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans & queer psychology: An introduction by V. Clarke, S. J. Ellis, E. Peel, and D. W. Riggs (see record 2010-08660-000). The reviewer begins by commenting that she was very excited when she first perused this book because the authors promised an interdisciplinary, intersectional ...
Cartee Todd V - - 2011
Although the mechanism of action of botulinum toxin (BTX) has been intensively studied, many unanswered questions remain regarding the composition and clinical properties of the two formulations of BTX currently approved for cosmetic use. In the first half of this review, these questions are explored in detail, with emphasis on ...
Wilbur D Scott - - 2011
A review of chemical and radiochemical factors that must be considered when radiolabeling targeting agents with radionuclides is presented. The review discusses factors that are important in choice of radionuclide and choice of chelation or bonding reagents to use in the development of an α-emitting radiopharmaceutical. Chemical parameters, such as ...
Bashutski Jill - - 2011
Guided tissue regeneration (GTR) has the potential to promote periodontal regeneration, which is one of the goals of periodontal surgery. While many successful reports of periodontal regeneration using barrier membranes exist in the literature, considerable heterogeneity of GTR outcomes is more typical of current reports. The reasons for this variability ...
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The ASGE Technology Committee provides reviews of existing, new, or emerging endoscopic technologies that have an impact on the practice of GI endoscopy. Evidence-based methodology is used, performing a MEDLINE literature search to identify pertinent clinical studies on the topic and a MAUDE (U.S. Food and Drug Administration Center for ...
Sogut Ozgur - - 2011
Minor blunt neck injury from childhood trauma is a relatively common condition which can be potentially life-threatening in only rare circumstances. Pneumomediastinum may develop in up to 10% patients who have sustained blunt cervical or thoracic trauma and may be a significant cause of morbidity and mortality in affected individuals ...
Diakatou Evanthia - - 2011
Primary lymphomas of the spermatic cord are extremely rare. To date, only 15 cases have been reported in the international literature. Herein, we report a new case of a primary lymphoma of the spermatic cord. A 73-year-old patient presented at the Urology Department, complaining of bilateral painful masses at the ...
McGuire Michael K - - 2011
As part of the paradigm shift toward more minimally invasive surgical procedures, increasing numbers of references to laser-mediated flapless crown lengthening are noted in the published literature. The vast majority of these references are noncontrolled case reports or technique-focused articles. Therefore, prospective, randomized controlled studies that objectively examine the safety ...
Au Stanley - - 2011
The electronic common technical document (eCTD) format is frequently used in submitting bioanalytical information as part of a new drug application (NDA) or biologics license application (BLA). While the use of the eCTD format has many advantages, the potential for further improvement exists. This review highlights issues that are commonly ...
Gomes da Silva Rodrigo - - 2011
Background:Multiple symmetric lipomatosis (MSL) is a relatively uncommon entity of unknown etiology characterized by symmetrically subcutaneous accumulation of nonencapsulated adipose tissue. Approximately 200 to 300 cases have been published.Objectives:The aims of this article are to report the case of a 58-year-old Brazilian patient with MSL and provide a comprehensive overview ...
Huisstede Bionka M - - 2011
Huisstede BM, Hoogvliet P, Paulis WD, van Middelkoop M, Hausman M, Coert JH, Koes BW. Effectiveness of interventions for secondary Raynaud's phenomenon: a systematic review. To present an evidence-based overview of the effectiveness of (non)surgical symptomatic interventions to treat secondary Raynaud's phenomenon (RP). The Cochrane Library, PubMed, Embase, PEDro, and ...
Shekhar M Guna - - 2011
Desmoplastic fibroma is a rare benign and locally aggressive myo fibroblastic tumour, frequently seen in the second or third decades of life. The mandible and the maxilla are infrequently involved, and the mandible is the most commonly affected of the facial bones. Nevertheless, reports of desmoplastic fibroma affecting the mandible ...
Obregon Demian F - - 2011
Catatonia is a movement disorder with various possible etiologies. The majority of cases are associated with an underlying mood or psychotic disorder, while others are caused by medical conditions. Currently, benzodiazepines are the first-line psychopharmacologic agents in the treatment of catatonia. However, several cases have been reported in which treatment ...
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 ...
Markovic J - - 2011
To report a case of a patient treated with clozapine who developed pericarditis with pericardial effusion that resolved when the drug was discontinued. Case report of a 21-year-old man with psychotic disorder that had been stable on clozapine therapy for five months (after failure of atypical antipsyhotic agents) presented to ...
Aghaji A E - - 2011
Oncocytomas of the lacrimal gland are rare tumors. We report the first documented case in Nigeria. This was an interventional case report. A complete ophthalmologic and systemic examination with available pertinent investigations was done, followed by a modified exentheration and histopathologic examination. A 60-year-old Nigerian housewife was evaluated for a ...
Okada Hiroyuki - - 2011
Sialolithiasis of the minor salivary glands, especially in the lower lip, is rare. We report a case of sialolithiasis of the lower lip simulating a mucocele as well as review four additional cases affecting the lower lip and 39 cases affecting the upper lip, together with details of the clinical ...
Cotrim Carolina Porto - - 2011
Acquired melanocytic lesions resembling malignant melanoma have been described in all major categories of Epidermolysis bullosa and referred to as "Epidermolysis bullosa nevi''. They easily induce to diagnostic error, although no malignant transformation has been reported. We report the development of a large acquired melanocytic nevus at a site of ...
Hall T C - - 2011
Intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms (IPMNs) are benign cystic lesions of the pancreas with recognised premalignant potential. An occasional feature of IPMNs is fistula formation to surrounding organs. This report describes a case of a pancreaticogastric fistula from a main duct IPMN that produced the complete resolution of the patient's symptoms.
Khurana Anuj - - 2011
We report a case of a 47-year-old female (posthysterectomy) with bleeding per vaginam. Imaging studies showed a large abdomino-pelvic mass diagnosed as extrauterine adenomyoma with uterus-like features. This pathological entity is extremely uncommon with only few case reports available in the reported literature. This case is being highlighted for its ...
Lestre Sara Isabel Alcântara - - 2011
Immunotherapy with Bacillus Calmette-Guérin is widely used for treatment and prophylaxis of superficial urothelial cancer. Complications associated with Bacillus Calmette-Guérin treatment are common. The authors describe a case of granulomatous inflammation of the penis associated with intravesical Bacillus Calmette-Guérin therapy, presenting with multiple erythematous and painless nodules located on the ...
Marya C M - - 2011
Dens evaginatus (DE) and dens invaginatus (DI) are rare developmental anomalies of tooth formation. These variations in odontogenesis have been individually observed and reported in the literature. This report describes the radiographic appearance and management of a 16-year-old boy who came to the clinic with a rare occurrence of both ...
Casasola Chamorro Javier - - 2011
We report a rare clinical case of scrotum carcinoma and evaluate its treatment and prognosis. We describe the case of a 62 year old man who presented an ulcerated-bleeding lesion on the right side of the scrotum. The diagnostic tests found carcinoma of the scrotum. We performed surgical radical treatment ...
Chang Todd P - - 2011
Simultaneous diagnoses of intussusception and appendicitis in the same patient have rarely been described in the pediatric literature. A case of a 30-month-old boy is presented with an initial diagnosis of intussusception that was successfully reduced by air contrast enema. When the patient's condition deteriorated, a diagnostic search surprisingly revealed ...
Kanwar Amrinder J - - 2011
Pemphigus is a chronic epidermal immunobullous disease with potentially fatal outcome. The journey of literature on pemphigus in India has come a long way in last five decades. Pemphigus in Indian patients has unique genetic, clinical, and epidemiological differences from those in the Western countries. Corticosteroids remain the mainstay of ...
Rameau Anaïs - - 2011
A 2-year-old girl ingested a ballpoint pen, which was found on chest x-ray to have lodged in the lower esophagus and stomach. The pen, which measured nearly 15 cm in length, was removed via rigid esophagoscopy without complication. To the best of our knowledge, this is the longest nonflexible foreign ...
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