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Mian Matthew K - - 2011
Cerebral cavernous malformations (CCM) are known to occur in both sporadic and familial forms. To date, there has been no identified association of CCM with glioblastoma multiforme. We present a 69-year-old woman with a 14year history of multiple CCM who developed progressive aphasia. She had no radiation exposure and had ...
Agrawal Anurag K - - 2011
  Subcutaneous granuloma annulare (SGA) is a rarely reported subtype of granuloma annulare that occurs almost exclusively in children. The etiology of these lesions is unknown, although a possible relationship to insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM) has been proposed in the literature. Here we present an unusual case of SGA on ...
Kini Yogesh K - - 2011
BACKGROUND: The posterior superior alveolar (PSA) nerve block is commonly used in dentistry for treatment of the maxillary molars. Although this procedure is associated with many complications, ocular complications have been rarely reported. CASE REPORT: This report details an iatrogenic paresis of the abducent nerve and partial palsy of the ...
González Ballester David - - 2011
Mucormycosis is a lethal fungal disease with a general poor prognosis. Rhinocerebral presentation is the more frequent form. The purpose of this study was to review and show our experience in the management of 5 cases of mucormycosis of the head and neck with different clinical presentations. The high suspicion ...
Masumoto Kouji - - 2011
An 8-year-old girl was introduced to our department due to the presence of a left painless submandibular mass. The mass had been initially noticed at 7 years of age. Preoperative imaging showed the mass to have originated from the left submandibular gland. The mass was removed with a part of ...
Westbrook Benjamin J - - 2011
BACKGROUND: Carotid body tumors are uncommon neoplasms with unique epidemiology and management demands. Cervical embryology is complex. Developmental abnormalities can result in ectopic displacement of native tissues. METHODS: We present the case of a 21-year-old female with bilateral carotid body paragangliomas who presented to our clinic seeking excision of the ...
Loehn Bridget - - 2011
Sialadenoma papilliferum is a rare benign salivary gland tumor. We present an unusual case of sialadenoma papilliferum of the parotid gland, discuss clinical presentation, diagnostic challenges, and review of the literature. A 65-year-old male smoker presented with a large, exophytic, fungating, painless mass in the tail parotid for 8 years. ...
Thompson Jennifer N - - 2011
A 5-year-old girl presented with a mass of the lower eyelid causing lower eyelid retraction and traction in upgaze. The patient had a recent history of minor trauma to the area. An orbitotomy was performed with lateral canthotomy and cantholysis to allow for dissection of the lesion, which was found ...
Nilsson John Robert - - 2011
We describe 2 cases of endobronchial pulmonary carcinoid tumor with superimposed Aspergillus colonization. The Aspergillus hyphae were associated with fibrin, ulcer debris, and granulomatous inflammation in part masking the carcinoid tumor. Presence of necrotic debris made diagnosis on biopsy difficult, and atypical carcinoid could not be ruled out. The association ...
Bernardino Saccomanni - - 2011
In order to improve health care efficiency and effectiveness, treatments should provide disease improvement or resolution at a reasonable cost. The American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) published a guideline for treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) in 2009 based on review of the literature up to April 6, 2007. ...
Klaassen Zachary - - 2011
For years people have been enamored by anomalies of the human limbs, particularly supernumerary and absent limbs and digits. Historically, there are a number of examples of such anomalies, including royal families of ancient Chaldea, tribes from Arabia, and examples from across nineteenth century Europe. The development of the upper ...
Ozcan Mutlu - - 2011
Hydrofluoric acid (HF) is commonly used for conditioning the glass ceramics either prior to cementation or for intraoral repair in prosthetic and restorative dentistry. The present study offers a review of chemical properties of HF used, highlight the possible hazardous effects of this agent, and to recommend the treatment approach ...
Morcos Sarah M - - 2011
We present the case of a 60-year-old male with known stage IA mycosis fungoides (MF) who developed a suspicious tumor within a pre-existing lymphomatous plaque of the right forearm. Microscopy revealed an unusual mixed fibrohistiocytic proliferation as well as atypical intraepidermal and dermal lymphocytes. There was no evidence of large-cell ...
Schrier Samantha A SA Division of Human Genetics, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-4318, - - 2011
To identify causes of death (COD) in propositi with Cornelia de Lange syndrome (CdLS) at various ages, and to develop guidelines to improve management and avoid morbidity and mortality, we retrospectively reviewed a total of 426 propositi with confirmed clinical diagnoses of CdLS in our database who died in a ...
Bakobaki Julie M JM Medical Research Council Clinical Trials Unit, London, UK. - - 2012
Compliance with Good Clinical Practice (GCP) guidelines should ensure the safety of trial participants and the reliability of trial results. Over the last decade, increasing emphasis has been placed on the role of costly on-site monitoring and source data verification as processes to demonstrate that GCP is being followed, despite ...
Tomaszewski Jeffrey J JJ Division of Pediatric Urology, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. - - 2012
Variant presentations of cloacal exstrophy are exceedingly rare. Historically, genetic males with cloacal extrophy were re-assigned to the female gender due to phallic inadequacy. Early recognition of intravesical phallic structures in cloacal exstrophy cases may impact gender reassignment discussions and long-term gender outcomes. We report the case of a male ...
Bai Shuting - - 2011
Sclerosing epithelioid fibrosarcoma (SEF) is a distinctive variant of fibrosarcoma characterized by epithelioid tumor cells arranged in nests, cords, or sheets embedded within a sclerotic collagenous matrix. It is a relatively newly described malignant fibroblastic tumor, with only fewer than 100 cases reported in English literature. Most cases are located ...
Boskovski Marko T - - 2011
INTRODUCTION: Lymphangiomas of the gallbladder in adults are extremely rare with only 10 cases published worldwide to date. CASE PRESENTATION: We herein report a case of a 26-year-old male who presented with abdominal right upper quadrant pain, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. An ultrasound, computer tomography scan, and magnetic resonance imaging ...
Mathew Pc - - 2011
Sinonasal papillomas are relatively rare, benign epithelial tumours of the nasal cavity. These lesions generate considerable interest because they are locally aggressive, have a tendency to recur and are associated with malignancy. The authors present a unique case of malignant sinonasal papilloma with neck metastasis. In the English literature only ...
Vandborg Sanne Kjær - - 2011
Background: Neuropsychological and neuroimaging studies have documented that patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) have cognitive difficulties dependent upon fronto-striatal circuits in the brain. It is, however, unclear whether the cognitive difficulties change after treatment. Answering this question could help establish whether cognitive difficulties in OCD are state dependent or more ...
Rana Abdul Qayyum - - 2011
Abstract: A task specific tremor (TST) is a rare form of movement disorder which appears while performing or attempting to perform a particular task. Primary writing tremor (PWT) is the most common form of TST which only occurs during the act of writing and hinders it. [1] Primary writing tremor ...
Das Susmita - - 2011
As a result of change in due date, this review covers the one and two third-year period since our last review (1) from January 2010 through August 2011. Manuscripts outside this review period are only included if they have not been previously cited in the review. A computer search of ...
Khattab Mona - - 2011
We describe a female newborn with a de novo 3.54 megabase (Mb) deletion of 17q22-q23.1 (chr17:53,072,536-56,612,662, hg18) including genes from MSI2 to BCAS3 detected by oligonucleotide array comparative genomic hybridization (aCGH). Prenatal ultrasound examination noted oligohydramnios and ventriculomegaly in the fetus. Postnatal examination found hypotonia, macrocephaly, arachnodactyly of fingers and ...
Hinsenkamp M - - 2012
The use of bone and connective tissue allografts has grown rapidly and surpassed the use of autografts in many countries. Being of human origin, bone and tendon allografts carry the risk of disease transmission and complications have been reported. As part of the Project NOTIFY led by the World Health ...
Hift Richard J - - 2011
It has been suggested that King George III of Great Britain suffered from the haem biosynthetic disorder, variegate porphyria. This diagnosis is pervasive throughout the scientific and popular literature, and is often referred to as the 'Royal Malady.' The authors believe it inappropriate to view the case for porphyria purely ...
Coutant Regis - - 2011
The insulin-like growth factor-I (IGF-I) generation test (IGFGT) is often used during the assessment of suspected growth hormone (GH) insensitivity (GHI). We report the results of a survey undertaken in 2010 to determine the use of the IGFGT amongst members of the European Society for Paediatric Endocrinology (ESPE) to evaluate ...
Mousa Albeir Y - - 2011
Hypothenar hammer syndrome is a rare condition with a peculiar presentation that aids in making a clinical diagnosis. We present a 22-year-old male patient who presented with critical hand ischemia secondary to a distal ulnar aneurysm with distal embolization. The patient was treated with an aneurysmectomy with cephalic vein interposition ...
Majumder Shounak - - 2011
Radiological evidence of presence of air or gas within the stomach wall is termed "gastric pneumatosis" and is considered an ominous sign. However, the etiological associations range from benign self-limiting causes to life-threatening emergencies. The authors report the case of gastric pneumatosis in a 34-year-old man who presented to the ...
Owen Cathy - - 2011
Objective. To compare the uptake of peer review among interns in mandatory and voluntary peer-review programs. Population. All first and second year graduates (n=105) in two Australian hospitals. Main outcome measures. Completion of peer review, and reported responses by doctors to peer review. Results. Eight of sixty interns undertaking the ...
Gordon Katherine A - - 2011
Trachyonychia or rough nails, may present as an idiopathic disorder of the nails or it can be associated with other dermatological conditions. The dystrophic nail findings seen in trachyonychia are characterized by brittle, thin nails, with excessive longitudinal ridging. The most common histopathologic features associated with trachyonychia are spongiosis and ...
Edwards Marc T - - 2011
The chief sources of bias in peer review include the clinical outcome and the reviewer. But there are ways to mitigate any bias.
Deem Samuel - - 2011
What's known on the subject? and What does the study add? Penile cancer is a rare malignancy with limited evidence to support most treatment recommendations. No randomised controlled trials have been published and few recommendations are available for guiding management. However, evidence-based guidelines are currently available through the European Association ...
Bélénotti Pauline - - 2011
Inferior vena cava filter placement is performed to prevent pulmonary risk secondary to deep venous thrombosis. Indications for this treatment are limited to patients experiencing recurrences under well-managed anticoagulant treatment or presenting with contraindication to anticoagulant treatment. Nowadays, as these clinical situations are rare, this device is less and less ...
Molvi Shaba N - - 2011
Arteriovenous malformation (AVM) of the uterus is a rare cause of menorrhagia and may at times lead to life-threatening hemorrhage. The clinical findings may not always be reliable in the diagnosis of uterine AVM, and a high index of suspicion is important because, unlike many other causes of menorrhagia, curettage ...
Alberts Bruce - - 2011
The Report "Coping with chaos: How disordered contexts promote stereotyping and discrimination" by D. A. Stapel and S. Lindenberg [Science 332, 251 (2011)] reported the effects of the physical environment on human stereotyping and discriminatory behavior. On 31 October 2011, Tilburg University held a press conference to announce interim findings ...
Rich Rebecca L - - 2011
We took a different approach to reviewing the commercial biosensor literature this year by inviting 22 biosensor users to serve as a review committee. They set the criteria for what to expect in a publication and ultimately decided to use a pass/fail system for selecting which papers to include in ...
Sarji Rawa - - 2011
Transradial cardiac catheterization is an exciting technique that has many advantages over the traditional femoral approach. Most importantly it is a safe option for PCI with potential same day discharge for uncomplicated cases. Despite its advantages, some challenges may be encountered with the transradial approach. After arterial access and spasm, ...
Dutton Jonathan J - - 2011
To describe an unusual presentation of lipoblastomatosis and review the existing literature on lipoblastomatosis and lipoblastoma. Case report and literature review. A 9-year-old girl was originally diagnosed as having preseptal cellulitis. After failure of systemic therapy, a CT scan showed a mass in the orbit. Biopsy of the lesion confirmed ...
Wang Z J - - 2011
Relapsing polychondritis (RP) is a rare autoimmune disease that affects cartilage throughout the body, causing episodic and progressive inflammation. Although rare, RP has diverse acute and subacute nervous system complications, which may sometimes precede systemic manifestations. Here, we report four patients with RP who presented with meningoencephalitis or meningitis without ...
Schwartz Kevin L - - 2011
Neonatal appendicitis (NA) is a rare disease with a high mortality. The diagnosis has never been reported preoperatively and is notoriously difficult to make. Charts since 1995 were retrospectively reviewed for discharge or death diagnoses of appendicitis in neonates younger than 28 days. We report 3 cases of NA seen ...
Higgins James P - - 2011
Since its first clinical description by Marco Godina in 1986, the technique of temporary ectopic banking of amputated parts has been employed in a growing body of reported cases. This installment provides a review of the reported cases in the international literature to date, focusing on our evolving understanding of ...
Amoo G - - 2011
Many subjects with dementia present primarily to neuropsychiatric practices because of behavioural and psychological symptoms (BPSD). This study reviewed the profile of clinically-diagnosed dementias and BPSD seen in a pioneer neuropsychiatric practice in Abeokuta, southwestern Nigeria over a ten year period (January1998 - December 2007). A review of hospital records ...
Hansen Christine - - 2011
Abstract Objectives: The objectives of this study were to systematically review the literature available on the complementary approach to healing known as Bowenwork(?) and to examine reported research methods. Methods: To the authors' knowledge, an exhaustive search of the computerized databases from the known scientific community on all available published ...
Gogacz M - - 2011
BACKGROUND: To date, a limited number of endometriosis cases occurring before or around the time of menarche have been documented. CASE: An 11-year-old adolescent underwent an emergency operation for left ovarian endometrioma. Her menarche occurred spontaneously 6 months after surgery. RESULTS AND CONCLUSIONS: We discuss the above mentioned case and ...
Nelius Thomas - - 2011
To provide quantitative and qualitative data that will assist evidence-based decision making for men and women with genital piercings (GP) when they present to urologists in ambulatory clinics or office settings. Currently many persons with GP seek nonmedical advice. A comprehensive 35-year (1975-2010) longitudinal electronic literature search (MEDLINE, EMBASE, CINAHL, ...
Arterburn David - - 2011
Background/Aims The purpose of this study was to develop a protocol using electronic medical records to identify cases of extreme weight gain (EWG) among adult users of atypical antipsychotics for future pharmacogenomics research. Methods We used literature reviews and input from an expert panel to develop a working phenotype definition ...
Cartee Todd V - - 2011
Every state requires diagnosing physicians to report new cases of melanoma to its central cancer registry. Previous regional studies and anecdotal experience suggest that few dermatologists are cognizant of this obligation. This oversight could result in a large number of unreported melanomas annually and, in turn, US melanoma statistics that markedly ...
Buijze Geert A - - 2011
PURPOSE: The interpretation of scaphoid anatomy and kinematics is confusing and controversial. This results from a lack of consensus on the anatomy of the ligaments attaching to the scaphoid and an overwhelming variety of substantially different anatomic descriptions and classification systems of the wrist joint in the literature. The present ...
Patel Deepan N - - 2011
We reviewed 11 cases of luxatio erecta (inferior shoulder dislocation) managed acutely at our institutions to gain insight into the diagnostic and management principles of this condition. We then compared our findings with those in the current literature. Luxatio erecta requires careful clinical and radiographic evaluation and a high index ...
Schmidt Robert L - - 2011
We conducted a systematic literature review using MEDLINE and Embase to identify articles on diagnostic accuracy of frozen section (FS) for salivary gland lesions published between January 1, 1985, and December 31, 2010. We also reviewed the reference lists of all identified articles and conducted a forward search using Scopus ...
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