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El-Khani Ussamah - - 2011
OBJECTIVE: The aim of the study is to report a case of multi-focal necrotising fasciitis, review research on this subject to identify common aetiological factors and highlight suggestions to improve management. CONTEXT: Necrotising fasciitis is a severe, life-threatening soft tissue infection that typically arises from a single area, usually secondary ...
Frantzides Constantine T - - 2011
BACKGROUND: The placement of mesh in the repair of all types of hernia has been reported to decrease recurrence rates. There are several well known complications related to mesh repairs, including infection, erosion, seroma, and pain. Lesser reported are cardiac injuries secondary to anchoring of the mesh to the diaphragm. ...
Pleša Premilovac Z - - 2011
We report a 5-month-old male infant with benign unilateral bloody nipple discharge, and we present a brief review of 20 previously described cases of bloody nipple discharge in infancy. On the basis of our case and previous reports, we offer recommendations for the management of the bloody nipple discharge in ...
Hendrickx Guy F M - - 2011
We report a case of a three-and-a-half-year-old boy, who presented with poor general condition, stunted growth, had the presence of nail clubbing, persistent cough and frequent diarrhoea. Persistent iron deficiency anaemia without signs of haemolysis suggested Lane-Hamilton syndrome (LHS) which is or/is an extremely rare combination of idiopathic pulmonary haemosiderosis ...
Li Sheng-Li - - 2011
Diastematomyelia is a rare congenital disorder in which the spinal cord is divided longitudinally for part of its length. It can be accurately identified in the prenatal period by detailed sonographic examination of the spine. We report a case of diastematomyelia localized to spinal levels T6-T9 diagnosed prenatally at 31 ...
Tavares Suelene Brito Nascimento - - 2011
BACKGROUND: High rates of false-negative results constitute a routine problem in cytology laboratories. Of currently available internal quality control methods, 10% random review is the least effective in detecting false-negatives in routine screening. There is evidence that 100% rapid review and rapid prescreening perform well for this purpose. This study ...
Salinas Yolanda - - 2011
This critical review is focused on examples reported from 1947 to 2010 related to the design of chromo-fluorogenic chemosensors and reagents for explosives (141 references).
Tepeler Abdulkadir - - 2011
Abstract Crossed ectopia or transverse testicular ectopia (TTE) is an extremely rare anomaly of testicular descent in which both gonads migrate along the same inguinal canal to the hemiscrotum. Fewer than 100 cases have been reported in the literature. Most cases of TTE involve a concomitant inguinal hernia on the ...
Caplan Jason P - - 2011
Video electroencephalography (vEEG) has proven to be a valuable tool in the differentiation of pseudoseizures or psychogenic non-epileptic seizures (PNES) from epileptic seizures. Clinicians should, however, be aware of a number of conditions that may be misdiagnosed as pseudoseizures. To review a number of somatic conditions that can present with ...
Yao Qingping - - 2011
OBJECTIVES: To report a case of tumor necrosis factor receptor associated periodic fever syndrome (TRAPS) with unusual clinical phenotypes and a systematic review. METHODS: The relevant English literature of TRAPS was searched using the keywords TRAPS, autoinflammatory disease, and gene mutation. Original and review articles were reviewed and the clinical ...
Kimura Tomomi - - 2011
PURPOSE: The aim of this article is to qualitatively describe the characteristics of spontaneous reporting systems, signal detection methods, and observational databases in Korea, Japan, and Taiwan. METHODS: National statistics and published literature were reviewed to determine the annual number of spontaneous reports and the main source (reporters) for each ...
Tukenmez Demirci Gulsen - - 2011
Linear atrophoderma is a rare disease, first described by Moulin in 1992 in 5 patients. It is an acquired unilateral hyperpigmented, depressed band-like areas following the lines of Blaschko. It affects children or adolescents of both genders involving the trunk or the limbs. It is considered to be a rare ...
Shankardass Ketan - - 2011
OBJECTIVES: We carried out a scoping review to identify and describe scholarly and grey literature referring to global cases of intersectoral action for health equity featuring a central role for governments. METHODS: The scoping review process systematically identified articles describing one or more cases of intersectoral action. Each article was ...
Chandran Nisha Suyien - - 2011
Primary localized cutaneous amyloidosis (PLCA) commonly presents as macular and lichen variants. We present a case of a 27-year-old Chinese woman with cutaneous features of the rarely reported poikiloderma-like, dyschromic and bullous forms of PLCA, and the commoner lichen variant. There were no syndromic associations or systemic involvement, and the ...
Ren Jie - - 2011
External compression of the right ventricular outflow tract (RVOT) by lymphoma is a rare clinical entity. We present a series of three adult patients with varying clinical presentations, in which RVOT compression by lymphoma was diagnosed using echocardiogram. Review of the literature identified a total of 13 prior cases of ...
Li Chenrui - - 2011
Radix Scutellariae is the dried root of the medicinal plant Scutellariae baicalensis Georgi. It exhibits a variety of therapeutic effects and has a long history of application in traditional formulations as well as in modern herbal medications. It has been confirmed that flavonoids are the most abundant constituents and induce ...
Upanal Nazeerahamad - - 2011
Primary lymphoma of the uterus and cervix is rarely encountered. We present two cases of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma of the cervix and uterus that were treated with R-CHOP chemotherapy followed by pelvic radiotherapy. The women are disease free 20 and 19 months after the diagnosis respectively. Seventy-two cases of primary ...
Wu Yi-Hsuan Emmy - - 2012
The purpose of this study is to present a case series and review recommendations within the literature concerning thyroid hemiagenesis. This is a (1) retrospective case series review of 5 patients and (2) literature review (using Medline) on thyroid hemiagenesis. Most reported cases are female with the left thyroid lobe ...
Le Christine - - 2011
Many people have reported experiencing on at least one occasion what are often labeled "paranormal phenomena," and some people report having such experiences frequently. From a neuroscience perspective, this begs the question of whether and how information emanating from outside of our bodies may be received by the human brain ...
Stahl Peter - - 2011
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Our present understanding of the clinical impact of varicocele on male fertility and the efficacy of varicocele treatment is limited by the absence of an objective, reproducible, and standardized diagnostic evaluation. Herein we review the clinical evaluation of varicocele. The prognostic relevance of varicocele grade and venous ...
Vernick Jon S - - 2011
Occupants of smaller, lighter passenger cars are more likely to be killed or injured in collisions with larger, heavier sport utility vehicles and light trucks than in collisions with other cars. Interventions are needed to reduce this vehicle "incompatibility" and its consequences. The authors conducted a systematic literature review to ...
García Santos J M - - 2011
The reviewer's job is fundamental to the editorial process in a scientific journal. The quality of the review will determine the quality of the journal. Therefore, it is very important for the reviewers to make this mission their own and to contribute to the development of science and of the ...
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This article reports the retraction of five articles published in Acta Crystallographica Section E between 2004 and 2011.
Kockaert Michael - - 2011
BACKGROUND: In the literature there is a range from 1% to 20 % of duplication (up to 20%) of the great saphenous vein (GSV) reported, because there is a lack of an accurate definition of the GSV and objective parameters for an anatomical identification. OBJECTIVE: To investigate the frequency of ...
Rogers True L - - 2011
This review highlights references where ethylcellulose, methylcellulose and hypromellose were used to make microcapsules. The review has been divided into three parts. This first part discusses various materials used to formulate microcapsules, such as the three encapsulating polymers as well as protective colloids, plasticizers and surfactants. The second part covers ...
Weed Douglas L - - 2011
Medical and public health decisions are informed by reviews, which makes the quality of reviews an important scientific concern. We systematically assessed the quality of published reviews on sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) and health, which is a controversial topic that is important to public health. We performed a search of PubMed ...
Specchio Nicola - - 2011
Yawning is an involuntary sequence of mouth opening, deep inspiration, brief apnea, and slow expiration. Few cases of yawning as a clinical sign of epileptic seizures, ictally or postictally, have been reported. We report the video/EEG documentation of yawning as an ictal sign in a 31-year-old patient affected by drug-resistant ...
Min Ji Hye - - 2011
PURPOSE: With recent advances in targeted therapy such as tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI) therapy for non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), pulmonary toxicity has emerged as a problem. The recognition of common CT findings and patterns of TKI-induced interstitial lung disease (ILD) is mandatory for achieving a timely diagnosis and for ...
Krahn Daniel - - 2011
Syrbactin is a subordinate term for the syringolin, glidobactin and cepafungin natural product families. Their grouping is based on their related molecular frameworks, similar biosynthesis pathways and, most importantly, identical modes-of-action, being irreversible proteasome inhibition. With this report, we aim to review their chemical biology, describing their common, but also ...
Sinha Surabhi - - 2011
  We report the case of a 16-year-old Indian girl who presented with multiple small papular lesions and larger erythema multiforme-like plaques in a Christmas tree pattern over her body for 3 weeks. Histopathologic examination was performed, and she was diagnosed with pityriasis rosea presenting with two atypical morphological variants-generalized papular ...
Ipek Yonal - - 2011
The risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) increases in the presence of plasma cell dyscrasias. Monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance (MGUS) and multiple myeloma (MM) share an intrinsic increased risk of VTE. Treatment with thalidomide and lenalidomide further increases the incidence of VTE in certain MM patient subsets. The pathogenesis remains ...
Niemi Anna-Kaisa - - 2011
Tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) is an autosomal dominant multisystem disorder characterized by abnormalities involving the skin, brain, kidney (angiomyolipomas, cysts), and heart. Horseshoe kidney has not been considered to be a common renal manifestation of TSC but it has been previously reported in two patients with TSC. We report on ...
Cingel Vladimir - - 2011
Fetus in fetu is a rare congenital anomaly, when the malformed monozygotic twin is found within the body of a living child or sometimes in an adult. We report a case of fetus in fetu diagnosed during the early third trimester of pregnancy, in the medial and inferior portions of ...
Macquarrie Erin K - - 2011
The persistent pigmented purpuric dermatitides (PPPD) are a spectrum of dermatologic disorders characterized by petechial and pigmented macules usually confined to the lower limbs. Their etiology is unknown and several clinical variants are recognized. At the microscopic level they are characterized by angiocentric lymphocytic inflammation, red blood cell extravasation and ...
Massimi Luca - - 2011
Chiari type I malformation (CIM) was first described in the late 19th Century. However, it still raises a great interest among the scientific Community because of the increasing number of diagnosed cases, the still unclear pathogenesis and natural history and the different options in the surgical management. The present review ...
Sanford Erica F - - 2011
BACKGROUND: Hypertensive encephalopathy is one of the few neurologic emergencies in which prompt diagnosis and treatment can prevent permanent neurological damage. This syndrome is rarely seen in children. OBJECTIVES: To discuss the recognition of hypertensive encephalopathy as a cause of acute neurological changes in children. CASE REPORT: We present the ...
Gaunt Trevor - - 2011
BackgroundThis review details the examination, diagnosis, treatment and management of injuries encountered by competitive swimmers. Primarily, these involve the shoulder, however, the spine, knee and hip can be involved. Using the Coleman methodology score, we show that the methods used in obtaining and reporting clinical findings and intervention results could ...
Reynolds Renee M - - 2011
In this paper the authors describe the rare disorder of diffuse leptomeningeal oligodendrogliomatosis in a patient with an oligodendroglioma of the cauda equina who died suddenly. Reviewing this uncommon pathological entity is important so that it can be recognized and treated appropriately. This young, otherwise healthy woman with initial symptoms ...
Dietz Hans Peter - - 2011
In the interest of progress and in order to avoid conflict of interest, guidelines and standardisation documents should be published anonymously, and they should undergo a mandatory review process by peers every few years.
Rauh Michael J - - 2011
The diagnosis of blastic plasmacytoid dendritic cell neoplasm (BPDCN) can be challenging, owing to the absence of traditional lineage-specific markers, but is facilitated by CD4/CD56 co-expression and frequent skin involvement. Herein, we present our collective experiences with three BPDCN cases lacking cutaneous presentation and the inherent diagnostic pitfalls. Taken in ...
Rossetto Marta - - 2011
In this short case-illustrated review we aimed to analyse the possible nuances of hemifacial spasm (HFS) as the presenting symptom of a tumour of the fourth ventricle. The issue is remarkable since HFS can be secondary to a fourth ventricle tumour, even when no other neurological signs are reported. In ...
de Holanda Narriane Chaves P - - 2011
Hashimoto's encephalopathy, first described in 1966, is still problematic in terms of its pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment. The syndrome is more common in women, and is associated with autoimmune antithyroid antibodies. Presentation varies considerably; there may be episodes of cerebral ischemia, seizure, or psychosis, or there may be depression, cognitive ...
Kanarek Marty S - - 2011
There are different mineral classes of asbestos, including serpentines and amphiboles. Chrysotile is the main type of serpentine and by far the most frequently used type of asbestos (about 95% of world production and use). There has been continuing controversy over the capability of chrysotile asbestos to cause pleural and ...
Zhylich Dzmitry - - 2011
To review the published literature in order to address clinical questions regarding the indications, effects and outcomes of mandibular incisor extraction in orthodontics. Three electronic databases were searched: PubMed (1950-January 2011), Ovid Embase+Ovid Embase Classic (1947-January 2011) and Cochrane library (6 Cochrane databases, 1996-January 2011). The following journals were additionally ...
Muthucumaru Mathievathaniy - - 2011
Hydatids of Morgagni are very common incidental findings during laparoscopy in women of all age groups. However, torsion of these hydatids is very rarely reported in the literature. This report discusses the importance of considering torsion of hydatids of Morgagni in young adolescent girls who present with acute-onset lower abdominal ...
Nguyen Thy P - - 2011
Multifocal motor neuropathy (MMN) is a unique disorder characterized by slowly progressive, asymmetric, distal and upper limb predominant weakness without significant sensory abnormalities. Electrophysiology is crucial to the diagnosis, revealing the hallmark partial conduction block. MMN is considered immune mediated due to the association with anti-GM1 antibodies and the response ...
Malhotra K - - 2011
Functional colonic obstruction is a colonic motility disorder with a number of causes. One cause is myenteric ganglionitis, which may result from paraneoplastic processes. We present the case of a previously healthy 53-year-old man who presented with a week's history of functional colonic obstruction. A transverse loop colostomy failed to ...
Karabegovic Amna - - 2011
Nontraumatic spinal cord injury from surfing is a new entity first described in 2004 and likely of ischemic etiology. We report the case of a 25-year-old man who presented to the emergency department with a 2-week history of lower extremity weakness after surfing in Indonesia. The patient reported developing low ...
Elmistekawy E M - - 2011
Deep hypothermic circulatory arrest is an essential tool in the surgeon's armamentarium. There are essentially three strategies to address cerebral ischemia during arrest periods. Early surgical case series pioneered the option of complete anoxia with deep hypothermia. Subsequent innovators introduced the concept of retrograde perfusion of the cerebral vessels through ...
De Santis Giuseppe - - 2011
Intramural hematoma of the colon is rare. It may be "spontaneous" in patients with anticoagulant therapy or blood dyscrasia or caused by blunt abdominal trauma. An uncertain origin is also reported, so we have also "idiopathic hematoma". The AA report a new case of uncertain origin and review the literature. ...
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