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Verstraeten A S AS Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Antwerp University Hospital, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium. - - 2011
Hypereosinophilia is a phenomenon which is associated with a broad variety of allergic, infectious, paraneoplastic and systemic diseases. Depending on the aetiology, these disorders differ in severity from self-limiting to life-threatening. Although it is well known that hypereosinophilia can occur in association with a solid tumour, exact numbers of incidence ...
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 ...
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 ...
Rangeeth B N - - 2011
This article on the dental management of a neonate with Pierre Robin sequence describes the clinical and laboratory procedures for construction of a feeding plate due to the presence of a cleft palate. Emphasis has also been laid on a few literatures to describe medical complications associated with this condition. ...
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 ...
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 ...
Schumock Glen T GT Center for Pharmacoeconomic Research, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA. - - 2011
The US FDA has issued safety alerts and required manufacturers of leukotriene-modifying agents (LTMAs), including montelukast, zafirlukast and zileuton, to include suicide and neuropsychiatric events as a precaution in the drug label. This paper reviews the existing evidence on the potential association between the LTMAs and suicidal behaviour. We conducted ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Iannicelli Elsa - - 2011
INTRODUCTION: The imaging findings of a gastrointestinal stromal tumour (GIST) have been investigated in various studies; however, the features and the pattern of growth of an oesophageal GIST have been described only in a few reports. We present two cases studied by multidetector computed tomography (MDCT) and we review the ...
Koulaxouzidis Georgios - - 2011
Acute or chronic arterial thrombose due to repetitive blunt trauma to the palm of the hand is a rare occupational vascular disease. In most of the cases it affects the ulnar artery and its superficial palmar branch. Repetitive crush is pathogenic and the unique anatomy of the superficial branch of ...
Ma Lu - - 2011
Intracranial extraaxial ependymomas (IEAEs) are extremely rare. We present a pediatric patient with IEAE misdiagnosed as a meningioma preoperatively, successfully treated surgically with a favorite outcome. The literature about IEAEs was briefly reviewed. Thereafter we discuss the clinical characteristics of the disease.
Sehgal Arvind - - 2011
Neonatal stroke is a diverse clinical entity. Terminology and aetiology described in the literature are very varied. While numerous risk factors are cited, only few case-control studies have investigated them in a systematic fashion. This equipoise extends to the investigational and management profile of perinatal stroke too. Controversy persists about ...
Lo Y-C - - 2011
Yokenella regensburgei belongs to the Enterobacteriaceae and shares some biochemical characteristics with Hafnia alvei. A few case reports have suggested that it is an opportunistic pathogen, but there is no strong evidence to support its clinical importance. Until recently, it was difficult to accurately differentiate between Y. regensburgei and H. ...
Feehally John - - 2011
Immunoglobulin A nephropathy (IgAN) is linked inextricably to the name Jean Berger, the Parisian pathologist who published the first description of IgAN in 1968. We reflect on the significance of Berger's first report and consider 40 years of progress in our understanding of IgAN since it was published. We also ...
Shivashankara C - - 2011
BACKGROUND: A tooth is ectopic if it is malpositioned due to congenital factors or displaced by the presence of pathology. Recent literature review suggests only 14 cases of ectopic mandibular third molar in the condylar region. Most have been treated using an extra-oral or endoscopic approach. Patients with an ectopic ...
Lo Ru-Hsiao - - 2011
Tonsilloliths are rare dystrophic calcifications caused by chronic inflammation of the tonsils. They are usually small and occur on one side. Herein, we report a case involving a 75-year-old man presenting odynophagia and progressive dyspnea for days who was found by computed tomography image to have bilateral giant tonsilloliths. Hyperdensity ...
Kusano Yoshikazu - - 2011
A case of ectopic pituitary adenoma in the sphenoid sinus associated with an empty sella is reported. The coexistence of an ectopic pituitary adenoma and an empty sella is quite rare. The diagnosis was made with an intraoperative finding of the intact dura mater of the sellar floor. In the ...
Vaillancourt Christian - - 2011
AIM: We sought to determine if, in patients with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA), the description of any specific symptoms to the emergency medical dispatcher (EMD) improved the accuracy of the diagnosis of cardiac arrest. METHODS: For this systematic review, we searched MEDLINE, EMBASE and the Cochrane Library with no restrictions, ...
Göncü Tuğba - - 2011
BACKGROUND: Bilateral multiple serous retinal pigment epithelial detachments (PEDs) are a very rare entity. Such conditions may be idiopathic or a presentation of some ocular and/or systemic pathologies. We report 2 unique cases of bilateral multiple serous PEDs without any known cause. Additionally, similar cases of multiple serous idiopathic PEDs ...
van Wijk Marja J - - 2011
The European Association of Tissue Banks (EATB) Donor Case Workshop and Quality System Case workshop are forums held within the program of the EATB Annual Congress. These workshops offer an opportunity to discuss and evaluate approaches taken to challenging situations, regarding donor selection and quality issues, and strengthen the professional ...
Mohamed Wazim - - 2011
Whipple's disease (WD) is a rare multisystemic infectious disease that can involve a variety of organs namely the gastrointestinal tract, lymphatic system, heart and nervous system. Myorhythmia is a hallmark of WD. Isolated CNS involvement is very rare. We present a 50 year-old African-American woman with rapid cognitive decline, visual ...
Zhu Zhi-Bin - - 2011
This critical review discusses recent developments in the field of cyclopropene chemistry. Although several excellent reviews that mainly focused on the thermolysis and pyrolysis as well as metal-mediated reactions of cyclopropenes have been published, significant new developments have also been achieved in recent years. This brand new review provides an ...
Laish Ido - - 2011
Adult hyperammonaemia is associated with severe liver disease in 90% of cases. In the remainder, noncirrhotic causes should be considered. Measurements of serum ammonia level must be part of the basic work-up in all patients presenting with encephalopathy of unknown origin, even when liver function is normal. Clinician awareness of ...
Ma R-Y - - 2011
Cor triatriatum is a rare malformation, especially in association with tetralogy of Fallot, and has only been reported a few times in the literature. Due to the complexity of this abnormality, careful intraoperative exploration and a good differential diagnosis are crucial to select the appropriate surgical procedure. Here, we report ...
Centeno Maria - - 2011
Altered pupillary behavior is commonly present during and following epileptic seizures, but symptomatic pupillary hippus as the main feature of a seizure has not been reported in the modern literature. We present the case of a woman with epileptic seizures consisting of sustained fluctuation of perception of brightness. Bilateral pupillary ...
Cabrera Raul - - 2011
To date, only 12 cases of angiomatoid Spitz nevus have been characterized in the literature. We present the first case of angiomatoid Spitz nevus in which dermatoscopic findings are described.
Markou Konstantinos - - 2011
OBJECTIVE: Malignant transformation of vestibular schwannoma is considered a rare clinical entity. Radiotherapy, as a treatment option for vestibular schwannoma, is regarded as a potential risk factor for secondary malignancy. Recently, radiotherapy with dose fractionation has been proposed, intended to diminish the risk of radiation-induced neuropathy. CASE PRESENTATION: The aim ...
Maggio Lauren A - - 2011
PURPOSE: Medical education literature has been found to lack key components of scientific reporting, including adequate descriptions of literature searches, thus preventing medical educators from replicating and building on previous scholarship. The purpose of this study was to examine the reproducibility of search strategies as reported in medical education literature ...
Tubbs R Shane - - 2011
INTRODUCTION: Anterior midline intracranial cysts may be found most often in three forms: cavum septum pellucidum, cavum vergae, and cavum velum interpositum. A single offering that reviews these entities is difficult to find in the extant literature. Therefore, the present review was performed. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Various search engines and ...
Bezić Joško - - 2011
Oncocytic cystadenoma is a rare benign tumor of major salivary glands that in rare occasions may present histologically with intraluminal crystalloids. We report a case of 53-year-old man with a progressively enlarging lump in the left submandibular region. Ultrasound examination revealed a cystic mass with an intraluminal fluid collection. The ...
Murakami Christiana - - 2011
Focal dermal hypoplasia (FDH), also known as Goltz-Gorlin syndrome, is an autosomal dominant disease affecting tissues derived from the ectoderm and mesoderm. Knowledge and early diagnosis of the craniofacial alterations commonly found in patients with FDH provide oral health care professionals with effective preventive and therapeutic tools. This article aims ...
Morariu I - - 2011
Objective:We report an extremely rare case of extramedullary plasmacytoma.Method:Case report and review of the English-literature concerning extramedullary plasmacytoma and multiple myeloma.Result:We present an unusual case of multiple extramedullary plasmacytomas, which, over a protracted course of 30 years, presented on different occasions at three separate sites in the head and neck. ...
Maftei Irinel-Doina - - 2011
Hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome (HFRS) is a zoonotic infectious disease caused by Hantaviruses, a group of RNA viruses belonging to the Bunyaviridae family. Humans may get the disease by contamination with excreta of carrier rodents. The disease typically manifests with the triad fever-thrombocytopenia-acute kidney injury (AKI). Although its global ...
Camacho-Miñano Maria J - - 2011
A narrative systematic review was conducted to describe the available evidence from physical activity (PA) interventions that targeted girls aged 5-18 years and to determine their effectiveness and key characteristics of success. Systematic literature searches were conducted using four databases: PubMed, Web of Science, PsychInfo and SPORTDiscus and by examining ...
Lippmann John M - - 2011
Background. Jellyfish are a common cause of injury throughout the world, with fatalities and severe systemic events not uncommon after tropical stings. The internet is a recent innovation to gain information on real-time health issues of travel destinations, including Southeast Asia. Methods. We applied the model of internet-based retrospective health ...
Hernández-Montero Elena - - 2011
Oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy is an infrequent, not widely known entity. Of genetic origin, it usually shows up in the 5(th)or 6(th) decade of life. Most cases are referred directly to the gastroenterologist by their general practitioner and not to the otolaryngologist, so it is essential to be aware of this ...
Hunter Ann Louise - - 2011
Pathological stress responses are implicated in numerous disorders. Hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis function is influenced by gene-environment interaction, with early-life environmental adversity having long-lasting effects. We examine the evidence that, in humans, these effects are apparent from infancy. We systematically reviewed published findings on cortisol response to a stressor, in 0-5-year-olds already ...
Vachiramon V - - 2011
Postinflammatory hypopigmentation is a common cause of acquired hypopigmentary disorders. It can be a result of cutaneous inflammation, injury or dermatological treatment. There are also many specific conditions that present with hypopigmentation other than postinflammatory hypopigmentation. Most cases of postinflammatory hypopigmentation improve spontaneously within weeks or months if the primary ...
Hogan S - - 2011
AIMS: This article aims to identify quality control (QC) best practice, to review published QC audits in order to identify how closely good practice is followed, and to carry out a market survey of the software features that support QC offered by urodynamics machines available in the UK. METHODS AND ...
Mineyko Aleksandra A The Division of Neurology, Department of Pediatrics, Alberta Children's Hospital, Calgary, Alberta, - - 2011
An improved understanding of perinatal stroke epidemiology, classification, neuroimaging, and outcomes has emerged in recent years. Despite this, little is known regarding the pathophysiological mechanisms responsible for most cases. A multitude of possible associations and putative risk factors have been reported, but most lack definitive empirical evidence supporting primary causation. ...
Goldwaser Batya R - - 2011
PURPOSE: Current devices for mandibular distraction osteogenesis (DO) are complex and require significant patient or family skill during active distraction. Successful development of an automated, continuous distraction device would eliminate the need for patient participation in this process. The purpose of this study was to comprehensively review devices currently in ...
Trof R J - - 2011
In this narrative review, the studies and analyses are discussed that pertain to benefits and detriments of synthetic colloids versus natural colloids or crystalloids used for fluid resuscitation in sepsis and septic shock. The relative amount of fluid infusions used to reach clinical or hemodynamic end-points are reviewed, as well ...
Ritz P - - 2011
Gastric bypass is one of the most efficient strategies for long-term weight loss and reduction of the comorbidities associated with morbid obesity. Of the complications secondary to gastric bypass, hypoglycaemic episodes have so far been poorly studied. The present study is a comprehensive report of the fewer than 100 cases described ...
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