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Reitzen Shari D - - 2011
Hematomas, pseudocysts, and seromas are all part of the differential diagnosis of auricular swellings. Seromas are benign collections of serous fluid that have a tendency to recur. The fluid accumulates in the space between the dermis and perichondrium of the ear. We describe what we believe is the first case ...
Lai Hou-Chuan - - 2011
Patent blue (PB) dye has been successfully used worldwide in breast and cervix surgeries with few complications. Interference of oxyhemoglobin saturation reading by pulse oximetry (SpO(2)) and methemoglobinemia, from injection of PB dye, have rarely been reported in breast and cervix surgeries. We report here the first case of interference ...
Hatasaka Harry - - 2011
This review on uterine factor infertility focuses on the most common congenital and acquired conditions affecting the uterus. Clinical approaches based upon the current literature are assessed. Recommendations are provided for which conditions and in which circumstances surgical interventions are appropriate to enhance reproductive outcomes.
Collier Anderson B AB - - 2011
Cutaneous Ewing sarcoma is a rare variant that has been poorly characterized and has no standard therapy. We report 2 patients with cutaneous Ewing sarcoma and review 76 other cases reported in the literature for demographics, presentation, treatment, and outcome. Only 2 patients presented with metastatic disease, and only 8 ...
Nayeemuddin Mohammed - - 2011
Lumbar spondylolysis is a well-recognized condition occurring in adolescents because of repetitive overuse in sports. Multiple-level spondylolysis involving consecutive lower lumbar segments are rare. Several authors have reported failure of conservative treatment in the management of multiple-level pars fractures. A case report and review of previous literature is presented. The ...
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The following reviewers generously gave their time and expertise to provide reviews during the past 12 months. The * denotes reviewers who provided multiple reviews or other exceptional assistance.
Bakare Muideen O - - 2011
OBJECTIVES: Characteristics of children with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) in Africa are not known because of unavailability of large-scale epidemiological studies in this region. This review explored the age at first presentation to orthodox clinical practice of African children with ASDs and their expressive language ability at presentation. METHODS: A ...
Wood Dustin - - 2011
Comments on an article by Rentfrow (see record 2010-17989-002). The existence of real differences in personality-related characteristics across geographical regions is becoming increasingly clear. The current authors believe that the research reviewed by Rentfrow (September 2010) linking U.S. state averages of self-reported responses to personality surveys to a wide variety ...
Belhassen-Garcia Moncef - - 2011
Pulmonary manifestations of Wegener's granulomatosis (WG) are present in 45% of cases at the onset of the disease, and they reach 85% of the patients during its evolution. Pulmonary affection usually starts with unspecific symptoms such as cough, dyspnea, hemoptysis, and pleuritis. Pulmonary nodules are 1 of the most common ...
Silhavy Thomas J - - 2011
The following have served as invited special reviewers during the period from September 2010 through August 2011, and their help is greatly appreciated.
Dumont Tania - - 2011
Ovarian torsion is a surgical emergency that can present with a variety of symptoms and hence is difficult to diagnose. We present the first case of a pediatric synchronous bilateral ovarian torsion in ovaries without pathology and review its presentation, diagnosis, treatment, outcome, and the associated literature.
Wallis Christopher J D - - 2011
We report a case of a 53-year-old man who presented with two nodules in the lower lobe and one nodule in the upper lobe of the right lung almost 7 years after radical prostatectomy for pT3aN0M0, Gleason 4+5 disease, without evidence of osseous or lymphatic spread. Surgical resection of the ...
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The editors of the journal thank the reviewers for their time and effort. The reviewers listed here have contributed at least one review in the past two years, and many have contributed considerably more. The quality of the journal depends in large part on their expertise, and their dedication and ...
Assefa Dagnachew - - 2011
ABSTRACT: The 3 cases presented here involve 3 unusual and different complications of costal exostoses: spontaneous hemothorax, pneumothorax, and pericardial effusion. All of the cases presented with chest pain to the emergency department. Two of the cases have hereditary multiple exostoses. All but one of the patients required surgical intervention. ...
Zaina F - - 2011
Evidence in medicine depends on original studies but also comes from systematic review. The most the literature grows up, the most systematic reviews are needed to synthesize the evidence, since this can help operators in decision making. The Cochrane reviews are considered the most reliable instruments of synthesis, being based ...
Funt David K - - 2011
As dermal fillers have evolved, volume restoration and contour enhancement have become the objective of advanced injectors. The value of injections of dermal fillers into the midface is well documented in the literature. However, the midface, particularly the infraorbital hollow, is the facial area most prone to adverse events from ...
Becheanu Gabriel - - 2011
Esophageal xanthoma is a very rare lesion which can be incidentally discovered during endoscopy. Only eleven cases have been reported, including ours. We present two new cases of esophageal xanthoma localized in the lower esophagus in a 56-year-old woman and a 62-year-old man. Endoscopically, esophageal xanthoma appears as yellowish granular ...
Michels Jorg - - 2011
Testicular cancer is the most common malignancy in young men with seminomas comprising almost half of all germ cell tumours. Benign ganglioneuromas are rare tumours derived from the sympathetic nervous system. They usually occur in aldolescents and young adults and are predominantly located in the mediastinum and retroperitoneum. We report ...
Gazzeri R - - 2011
The association between vascular malformations and cerebral gliomas is unusual. While the association bet¬ween cavernous angioma with gliomatous lesions is even more rare, it is considered by certain authors to be a particular pathological entity termed angioglioma. The authors report on two cases of association of a cavernous angioma with ...
Jedidi Inès - - 2011
Acquired haemophilia is a rare disease; it occurs most frequently in elderly patients. The majority of cases are due to autoantibodies to factor VIII, which deplete circulating factor VIII or acquired haemophilia A. Only few cases of acquired haemophilia B are reported until today. We report a case of a 7-year-old girl with no ...
Hoesly Fridolin J - - 2011
Hand-foot syndrome (HFS) is a relatively common dermatologic toxic reaction to certain anticancer therapies. Although not life-threatening, this complication can reduce patient quality of life. Dose modification of the inciting agent serves as the most effective management of HFS, although a variety of anecdotal reports suggest that other agents may ...
Senaylı Atilla - - 2011
A review of the literature regarding the current state of knowledge of the anatomic and physiologic features of the female clitoris was conducted. Based on this evaluation, operations on the clitoris were reviewed. The anatomic and physiologic reconstruction problems of surgical techniques for female pseudohermaphroditism that have previously been reported ...
Sahman H - - 2011
Morphological changes such as bifid and trifid mandibular condyle are rare entities. The aim of the present report is to describe a unique morphological variation of the mandibular condyle which has four separate condylar heads (tetrafid mandibular condyle) and to discuss clinical and radiological differential diagnosis of tetrafid mandibular condyle ...
Gölz L - - 2011
Gingival invagination is an alteration of the ginviva often observed during orthodontic space closure. This finding appears as a "pseudopocket" which can be probed both horizontally and vertically. The objective of this systematic literature review was to present information on the etiology and intermediate and long-term sequelae of gingival invagination, ...
Cohen Judith A - - 2011
We comment on a recently published article in the Journal of Traumatic Stress that reviewed school-based interventions related to trauma. We point out the recent book published by Guilford Press on the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies Practice Guildelines (2009), which also provides a thorough review of this literature, ...
Chawla Sheema - - 2011
Stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT) and stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) for spinal metastases are emerging treatment paradigms in the multidisciplinary management of metastases located within or adjacent (paraspinal) to the vertebral bodies/spinal cord. In this review, we provide a brief overview of spine SBRT/SRS indications, technology, planning, and treatment delivery; review the ...
Mortazavi Martin M - - 2011
ABSTRACT: Emissary veins connect the extracranial venous system with the intracranial venous sinuses. These include but are not limited to the posterior condyloid, mastoid, occipital, and parietal emissary veins. A review of the literature for the anatomy, embryology, pathology and surgery of the intracranial emissary veins was performed. Detailed descriptions ...
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Welcome to the first issue of PCCP in 2012, where we would like to share with you our successes from the last year and inform you of some new developments for the journal. We want to wish all our authors, readers and reviewers a Happy New Year as we look ...
Kyle Anna - - 2012
Ventilation-associated neonatal barotrauma comprises a spectrum of conditions including pneumothorax, pulmonary interstitial emphysema, pneumopericardium and pneumomediastinum. Whilst pneumothorax is common, mediastinal and particularly posterior mediastinal air collections are rare. We report the case of a neonate, presenting with life threatening pericardial tamponade secondary to posterior tension pneumomediastinum. The infant was ...
Needham Edward - - 2012
The psychoses of epilepsy are well recognized complications of seizure disorders, diagnosed easily from the history. However, in the absence of recognized seizures, the diagnosis can be challenging. We present a 27-year-old female, who suffered a treatment refractory psychosis for 6 years. She did not report, or display, any seizure ...
Garg Geeta - - 2011
  Patterned transient pigmentation along lines of creases occurring in a newborn is rare. A case report of this entity is described, along with a review of all six cases described in the literature so far.
Selvaraju Subhashini - - 2012
This review article expands on the previous one (Jmeian, Y. and El Rassi, Z. Electrophoresis 2009, 30, 249-261) by reviewing pertinent literature in the period extending from early 2008 to the present. Similar to the previous review article, the present one is concerned with proteomic sample preparation (e.g. depletion of ...
Secci Francesca - - 2011
BACKGROUND: Pituicytomas are rare low-grade glial neoplasms originating in the neurohypophysis or infundibulum that appear as solid, noninfiltrative masses occupying the sella turcica, the suprasellar space or both. Due to their high tendency to bleed and the possible firmness and adhesion to surrounding structures, preoperative diagnosis of pituicytoma is a ...
Pollanen Michael S - - 2011
A case of conviction for rape-murder that was eventually overturned based on a post-conviction re-evaluation of the findings at autopsy is described. The main issue elucidated on post-conviction review was that postmortem anal dilation and postmortem hypostatic hemorrhages of the neck were misinterpreted as injuries. After review of the autopsy ...
Lin Wei-Ru - - 2011
Scrub typhus is widely distributed across the Asia-Pacific region, Taiwan included. The clinical manifestations and complications of scrub typhus vary and the illness ranges in severity from mild to fatal. The etiology of facial nerve palsy varies and infectious agents have been associated with this condition. Rickettsiae species have, however, ...
Rossi Maura - - 2012
In the last years, several studies of molecular profiling of aggressive lymphomas were performed. In particular, it was shown that DLBCL can be distinguished in two different entities according to GEP. Specifically, ABC and GCB subtypes were characterized by having different pathogenetic and clinical features. In addition, it was demonstrated ...
Schou Mette Pagh - - 2011
Following the December 2004 tsunami in Thailand experts from many countries, including Denmark, went to Thailand to help with identification work. The Interpol system for Disaster Victim Identification (DVI) was employed for the identification of the many casualties. This paper describes the work of the Danish teams in Thailand from ...
Marongiu A - - 2011
Single brain metastases from cervical carcinomas are rare. We report two cases of solitary brain metastases, showing different histological types, which have been excised with microsurgical technique. Neuroendocrine differentiation does not seem to be connected to clinical behavior, indeed a poor prognosis depends on poorly differentiated histological types. In our ...
Elms Autumn F - - 2011
To describe extreme hyperprolactinemia originating from a pituitary adenoma in the wall of an ovarian dermoid. This is a description of an unusual case and a review of ectopic prolactin production. Ectopic production of prolactin is a rare condition that has been reported in isolated organ system pathology including ovaries. ...
Patil Bhimanagouda - - 2011
Language disturbances manifesting as brief periods of speech arrest occur with seizures originating in the frontal or temporal lobes. These language disturbances are usually present with other features of seizures or may occur in an episodic fashion suggesting their likely epileptic origin. Sustained but reversible aphasia as the sole manifestation ...
Trillo Fandiño L - - 2011
The rectal tonsil is a reactive proliferation of lymphoid tissue located in the rectum. The morphology of the lymphoid proliferation of the colon is usually polypoid or, less commonly, nodular. Only in exceptional cases does lymphoid proliferation of the colon present as a mass in the rectum (rectal tonsil), although ...
Khan Imad Saeed - - 2011
Intrasellar plasmacytoma is a rare pituitary pathology. Pre-operative diagnosis remains a challenge as a sellar plasmacytoma mimics a pituitary adenoma in clinical and radiological features. We report a 45-year-old woman, known to have multiple myeloma, presenting to our clinic with a pituitary mass eventually diagnosed as a plasmacytoma. We review ...
Sen Chandan K - - 2011
Scholarly peer review represents the linchpin of academic publishing. Recognized benefits of the peer review system are manifold. Critics raise several valid concerns that deserve attention. Several studies show that the current peer review system lacks robustness and is subject to bias in favor of well-established research groups and "mainstream" ...
Schabelman Esteban - - 2011
BACKGROUND: The prevailing teaching in medical school curricula and in medical textbooks is that if thiamine deficiency is suspected, thiamine supplementation should be given before administering glucose. OBJECTIVE: We sought to evaluate the published evidence describing the commonly held belief that thiamine supplementation must be given before glucose in hypoglycemic ...
Kunath Frank - - 2011
Introduction: Reporting guidelines aim to ensure adequate and complete reporting of clinical studies and are an indispensable tool to translate scientific results into clinical practice. The extent to which reporting guidelines are incorporated into the author instructions of journals publishing in the field of urology remained unclear. Materials and Methods: ...
Buelow Ben - - 2011
ABSTRACT: Liver rupture is a serious, life-threatening event that is commonly due to blunt abdominal trauma, which should be suspected in a patient who is unconscious or unable to communicate. We report an autopsy case of a 28-year-old woman with severe developmental delay who presented to the emergency department with ...
Wentz Frank J - - 2011
Young et al. (Reports, 22 April 2011, p. 451) reported trends in global mean wind speed much larger than found by other investigators. Their report fails to reference these other investigations and does not discuss the consequences that such large wind trends would have on global evaporation and precipitation. The ...
Young Lance Brendan - - 2012
A literature review was conducted to identify research into multiple-contact (i.e. extended) telemedicine interventions for substance-use disorder. The goals were: (1) to describe the methodology used to evaluate telemedicine interventions; (2) to identify the range of interventions which have been formally evaluated; and (3) to summarize the findings. Fourteen databases ...
Brackins Todd - - 2011
Methamphetamine (METH) use and dependence is a serious public health concern with implications across multiple areas from societal impact to burden on psychiatric and medical resources. An estimated 8% of admissions to substance abuse treatment programs are related to stimulants with METH/amphetamine abuse. To date, effective pharmacotherapy options to enhance ...
ter Heine R - - 2012
Erlotinib is an agent in the class of oral epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) tyrosine kinase inhibitors. Although this class of agents is considered to be relatively safe, the most serious, but rare, adverse reaction is drug-associated interstitial lung disease (ILD). This potentially fatal adverse reaction has been often described ...
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