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Braghirolli Daikelly I DI Hematology and Stem Cell Laboratory, Faculty of Pharmacy, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre 90610-000, Brazil; Post Graduate Program in Physiology, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre 90010-170, - - 2014
Electrospun fibers are promising tissue engineering scaffolds that offer the cells an environment that mimics the native extracellular matrix. Fibers with different characteristics can be produced by the electrospinning technique according to the needs of the tissue to be repaired. In this review, the process of electrospinning was examined, providing ...
Colman Matthew W MW Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Yawkey 3B, Boston, MA 02114, USA; Department of Orthopedic Surgery, 330 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA; Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Boston Children's Hospital, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA. Electronic address: - - 2014
Non-neoplastic soft tissue masses may mimic soft tissue sarcoma in a wide variety of clinical settings. Systematic and thorough review of patient history, physical examination, imaging, laboratory results, and biopsy will allow the clinician to differentiate between the two in most cases. We describe several common non-neoplastic entities that may ...
Gonzalez Raul S - - 2014
Male endometriosis and endomyometriosis (also termed "uterus-like mass") are 2 unusual manifestations of endometriosis. We report a case of male endomyometriosis with immunohistochemical and molecular confirmation. A 52-year-old man presented with stabbing pelvic pain. Computed tomography scan showed a mass in the right inguinal area, at the site of prior ...
Lindner Moritz - - 2014
Ochronosis / Alkaptonuria is a tyrosine metabolism disorder where accumulation of homogentisic acid, in eye, skin, cartilage and several other connective tissues leads to a black pigmentation of the affected tissues. It is autosomal-recessive inherited in men with a frequency of 1-9/1,000,000. While it is clear that pigment deposits lead ...
Finocchi Valerio V Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University Hospital A. Gemelli, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Largo A.Gemelli, 8, 00168, Rome, - - 2014
Tumors of the adipose tissue located in the nose are extremely rare. This report draws attention to the first case of nasal tip-columellar myolipoma described in the literature. During an open rhinoplasty, the authors elevated the columellar flap and approached the tip, where they found a misdiagnosed 2 × 1 cm fatty mass ...
Gu Hai-Yan HY Department of Pathology, The Affiliated Hospital of Medical College, Qingdao University Qingdao, - - 2014
Perineurioma are rare tumors, derived from nerve sheath perineurial cells. Soft tissue perineurioma are extraordinarily rare in the tongue, with only one previous report in a child to our knowledge. Herein, we describe the first case of an adult patient who had a soft tissue perineurioma localized to the tongue, ...
Ahmed Nizar N Department of Periodontics,Thai Moogambigai Dental College, Mugappair, Chennai, - - 2014
External cervical resorption (ECR) is the loss of dental hard tissue as a result of odontoclastic action; it usually begins on the cervical region of the root surface of the teeth. The etiology, predisposing factors, diagnosis, and management of ECR have been reviewed here. Effective management and appropriate treatment can ...
Carbonetti Francesco F 0000-0001-7894-4106 Department of Radiology, Sant'Andrea Hospital, Faculty of Medicine and Psychology, Sapienza University of Rome, Via di Grottarossa 1035 Cap, 00189 Rome, - - 2014
Necrotizing fasciitis is a life-threatening, soft tissue infection and an early diagnosis is needed to permit a prompt surgical and medical intervention. Due to the high fatal potential of the disease complications, the radiologist should distinguish necrotizing fasciitis from the most common soft tissue infections, in order to permit a ...
Mulay Kaustubh K National reporting centre for ophthalmic pathology (NRCOP), Centre for Sight, Hyderabad, India; Ophthalmic Pathology Services, L.V.Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, - - 2013
Immunoglobulin-G4 related disease (IgG4-RD) is a distinct group of diseases characterised by elevated serum IgG4 titres and infiltration of affected organs by IgG4-positive plasma cells. IgG4-RD can involve any ocular adnexal tissue. They have a distinct prognosis and pattern of tissue involvement and hence need to be differentiated from orbital ...
Greene Jr Clarence - - 2013
We describe a case of a ventriculoperitoneal shunt malfunction in which the tip of the peritoneal catheter found its way to the paraspinal subcutaneous tissues. The specific findings on physical examination and the results of the imaging made to make the diagnosis are presented. No prior report of migrating shunt ...
Maataoui Adel A Adel Maataoui, Fawad M Khan, Thomas J Vogl, Institute for Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, D-60590 Frankfurt am Main, - - 2013
The authors report on a case of benign myolipoma (synonym lipoleiomyoma) which was first described in 1991. The benign soft tissue tumor is composed of smooth muscle and adipose tissue and occurs sporadically in different locations. In the available literature cases were described retroperitoneal, spinal, orbital and subcutaneous and mostly ...
Abdelgabar A A Department of General Surgery, University Hospital, Antwerp, Belgium. - - 2013
Ectopic pancreatic tissue at the umbilicus is very rare. To our best knowledge, only fourteen cases of ectopic pancreatic tissue at the umbilicus are reported. In this paper we present the case of a two-year-old boy with an abrasion at the umbilicus. He had a poorly healing scar that started ...
Hamilton Nick - - 2013
Objective Effective treatments for hollow organ stenosis, scarring or agenesis are suboptimal or lacking. Tissue engineered implants may provide a solution but those performed to date are limited by poor mucosalization after transplantation. We aimed to perform a systematic review of the literature on tissue engineered airway mucosa. Our objectives ...
Thyagarajan Baskaran - - 2013
Abstract Sulfamethoxazole (SMX) and trimethoprim (TMP) individually and a combination known as cotrimoxazole (SMX-TMP) are widely used for the treatment of protozoan and bacterial infections. SMX-TMP is also one of the widely used antibiotics administered orally in neonates, along with gentamicin injection, for treating pneumonia and sepsis by home-based healthcare ...
Patne Shashikant C U SC Departments of Pathology, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, - - 2013
Liposarcoma most commonly occurs in deep soft tissues of the limb and the retroperitoneum; however, its occurrence in the subcutaneous tissue is rare. Mixed-type liposarcoma (MTL) is the rarest subtype. We herein describe a unique case of MTL with three simultaneous dedifferentiations occurring in subcutaneous tissue of left thigh in ...
Zhang Jie - - 2013
Parachordoma is an extremely uncommon soft-tissue tumor, which mainly occurs in the deep soft-tissue of the distal parts of the limbs, such as deep fascia, muscle tendon, synovial or soft-tissue closed to the bone. Nevertheless, the literature reports about parachordoma on the thoracic wall were scarce. The clinical and imaging ...
Echaiz Jose F - - 2013
Mucormycosis is a rare and devastating disease. Apophysomyces trapeziformis is an environmental mold that was recently implicated in several cases of cutaneous and soft tissue mucormycosis in victims of a tornado in Joplin, Missouri. Here, we report a case of Apophysomyces trapeziformis necrotizing soft tissue infection in a resident of ...
Werner Brian C - - 2013
BACKGROUND CONTEXT: Primary solitary amyloidosis or amyloidoma is a disease process characterized by the focal deposition of amyloid in the absence of a plasma cell dyscrasia with normal serum protein measurements. Solitary amyloidomas affecting the vertebrae are very uncommon but typically affect the thoracic spine. Primary cervical amyloidosis is an ...
Cifuentes Julio - - 2013
As described in the literature, hereditary andioedema (HAE) is an autosomal dominant disease that presents with recurrent events of angioedema caused by a) deficiency or b) functional alteration of the plasma protein C1 inhibitor (C1-inh); this enzyme is involved in the regulation of the complement, kallikrein-kinin, fibrinolytic, and coagulation systems. ...
Garg Monika - - 2013
An osseous metaplasia is a phenomenon which has been described in a wide variety of tissue types with respect to both neoplastic and non-neoplastic conditions. However, an osseous metaplasia is exceedingly rare in colonic polyps. We are herein representing a case of osseous metaplasia in a juvenile rectal polyp in ...
Dhar Dinesh - - 2013
We report a case of a-15-days-old infant presenting with firm palpable thickening of the left leg soft tissues along with induration. Radiographs of the leg revealed generalized calcification of soft tissues. No obvious underlying cause could be identified for tissue calcification and hence termed as Idiopathic calcinois cutis. There are ...
Engelbrecht Hanlie - - 2013
A complete cleft of the lip is often interrupted by a Simonarzt band. Very rarely, a similar fibrous soft tissue band can be seen interrupting the complete cleft of the alveolus. This alveolar band has not been previously described in the literature.
Parwani Simran - - 2013
A smile expresses a feeling of joy and success and also reveals self-confidence and kindness in an individual. A holistic smile is dictated not only by the shape, position and color of the teeth but also by the health of the gingival tissues. Gingival appearance is an important component of ...
Justiz Rafael R - - 2013
INTRODUCTION: A retrospective review of a consecutive case series of 66 permanent spinal cord stimulation implants utilizing a novel tissue fixation device was performed. The purpose of this case series review is to examine the impact of a novel lead anchor to tissue fixation system and determine if it is ...
Nelen S D - - 2013
Introduction. Soft tissue sarcomas (STSs) represent 1 percent of all adult malignancies and sarcomas only rarely spread to the regional lymph nodes. Case Presentation. We present a case of a woman with a dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans and a sarcoma not therwise specified of the lower extremity. The patient had no distant ...
Bharadwaj Gaurav - - 2013
Aneurysmal bone cysts are rare benign lesions of bone tissue. They are composed of vascular spaces blood-filled and surrounded by fibrous tissue septa. They are considered as pseudo cysts because of lack of epithelial lining. Here, we describe a giant case of ABC in 12-year-old female child having a massive ...
Ryan Matthew F - - 2013
Lipomas are slow-growing benign soft-tissue tumors which are typically asymptomatic and occur in approximately 1% of the population. A lipoma is considered to be of excessive size when it is greater than 10 cm in length (in any dimension) or weighs over 1000 g (Kransdorf (1995)). We describe a case of a ...
Uwale Eyesan Samuel S Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Bowen University Teaching Hospital , - - 2013
Angiofibrolipoma is a neoplasm composed of fibrocytes, capillaries and matured adipose tissues. It is a rare histopathologic variant of lipoma, characterized by matured adipocytes, blood vessels and dense collagenous tissues. It is an extremely rare tumor with very few cases reported in the literature. We are reporting a 9-year-old boy ...
Vasconcelos Juliana S P JS Department of Surgery, Agaplesion Ev. Bathildis Hospital, 31812 Bad Pyrmont, - - 2013
Lipomas and their variants are benign soft-tissue tumors that occur at any age and most frequently on the upper back and neck, shoulder, and abdomen. The foot is a relatively uncommon site for soft-tissue neoplasia and the etiology is not usually related to trauma. We describe a case of a ...
Helito Camilo Partezani CP Institute of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Hospital das Clínicas, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, SP, - - 2013
To analyze the experience with allograft transplantation of the extensor mechanism in total knee arthroplasty and compare results with the international experience. We retrospectively evaluated three cases of extensor mechanism allograft after total knee arthroplasty performed in our hospital with the aid of one of the few tissue banks in ...
Cooney Damon S - - 2012
ABSTRACT: Successful microvascular replantation of amputated facial tissues has been sporadically reported in the literature, although most of these reports have concerned the reattachment of relatively small and segmental portions of the nose or nasal tip. We report the successful replantation of a traumatically amputated composite piece of tissue comprising ...
Al-Abed Yahya A - - 2012
Abstract Background: Perirectal abscess is encountered commonly in surgical practice, and simple incision and drainage usually is sufficient. However, life-threatening sepsis may occur. In such instances, the high morbidity and mortality rates from the severe systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS) associated with rapidly evolving necrotizing and gas-forming soft tissue infections ...
Ardolino Antonella M - - 2012
A series of three paediatric cases of digital calcinosis circumscripta is presented. Digital calcinosis circumscripta is an unusual form of calcinosis circumscripta occurring specifically in the digits. The condition is rare among the paediatric population. The cases serve to clarify the clinical and radiographic features of the condition and to ...
Gröbe Alexander - - 2012
Keratocystic odontogenic tumors (KCOTs) arise from remnants of epithelial structures associated with the development of teeth and occur predominantly intraosseously. In rare occasions they can appear extraosseously in the gingiva as peripheral counterparts; only 15 cases have been reported to date. Evenmore rare are cases of KCOTs of the buccal ...
Kataria Kamal - - 2012
Myofibroblastomas are soft-tissue neoplasms that are thought to arise from myofibroblasts. They are mostly observed in males 41-85 years of age; however, this lesion also occurs in women. The usual clinical presentation is a unilateral painless lump that is not adherent to overlying or underlying structures. Microscopically, myofibroblastomas can be ...
Baker Kevin S - - 2012
Extra-adrenal myelolipoma is a relatively rare entity, with fewer than 50 cases reported in literature. We present a case of a 79 year-old female who presented for evaluation of hip fracture following trauma, where a lobulated presacral mass with mixed fat/soft tissue attenuation was incidentally seen on initial bone algorithm ...
You Jae Young - - 2012
Plasmacytomas are plasma cell neoplasms that rarely involve ocular adnexal tissues as a primary lesion or secondary manifestation of plasma cell myeloma. Only one case of plasmacytoma involving the lacrimal drainage system, to our knowledge, is described in the literature. The clinical presentation of ocular adnexal primary plasmacytoma typically relates ...
Mozo Sandra - - 2012
Effective irrigant delivery and agitation are prerequisites for successful endodontic treatment. Ultrasonic irrigation can be performed with or without simultaneous ultrasonic instrumentation. Existing literature reveals that ultrasonic irrigation may have a very positive effect on chemical, biological and physical debridement of the root canal system as investigated in many in ...
Agashe Mandar V - - 2012
Convergent type radioulnar translocation is an extremely rare form of injury occurring in a growing child. We report a case of convergent radioulnar translocation along with a radial head fracture in a young child. Open reduction of the elbow and internal fixation of the radial head fragment helped in achieving ...
Schneir Aaron B - - 2012
Clinical presentations following the use of various "spice" or synthetic cannabinoids have included agitation, anxiety, emesis, hallucinations, psychosis, tachycardia, and unresponsiveness. Convulsions were described in a one report although there was not laboratory confirmation for synthetic cannabinoids. In another published report laboratory confirmation for a synthetic cannabinoid was done in ...
Murray Brittany L - - 2012
3,4-Methylenedioxypyrovalerone (MDPV) is a designer stimulant drug that has gained popularity in the USA. Although adverse effects of MDPV have been described, to our knowledge, this is the first reported death. We report the case of a 40-year-old male who injected and snorted "bath salts" containing MDPV and subsequently became ...
Scatena Cristian - - 2012
Rhabdomyosarcomas (RMSs) are soft tissue sarcomas with skeletal muscle differentiation. Cutaneous RMSs are exceedingly rare, and in most cases, they represent metastatic disease or the dermal involvement by a tumor arising in the underlying soft tissues. We herein report the case of a 41-year-old man who developed a cutaneous swelling ...
Nolan Katherine A - - 2012
Topical "anti-aging" products, with their seemingly limitless list of ingredients, make extensive claims to reduce wrinkles, fine lines, and sun damage, among others. Sales in the United States alone for cosmeceutical products are expected to increase by 7.4% per year to $8.2 billion by 2012. However, in this enormous industry, ...
Girisch Wolfgang - - 2012
Evidence-based medicine in pediatric neurology is considered an important contributor to the best quality of care. We performed a literature review of all Cochrane reviews from 1996-2010 in pediatric neurology. Some reviews concluded that a certain intervention provided benefits, some concluded that certain interventions should not be performed, and some ...
Heaton Brenda - - 2012
The validity of epidemiological and clinical observations is paramount, not only for scientific advancement but also in evidence-based practice. Concern regarding validity with respect to the design and conduct of analytic epidemiological studies is often under-appreciated, partly as a consequence of our focus on randomized experimental designs as the highest ...
Kojan Suleiman - - 2012
Brucellosis, a multisystem infectious disorder, continues to be a serious public health problem in some parts of the world. Neurobrucellosis constitutes about 4% of all brucellosis cases. Brucellosis-associated myositis is extremely rare, and there is only 1 reported case in the English literature. We report a 16-year-old boy with subacute, ...
Ramos-E-Silva Marcia - - 2012
Background  Mesotherapy or intradermotherapy is used as a cosmetic procedure for many purposes, among them for cellulite. Methods  We report a case of oleoma on the thighs and buttocks that appeared two years after the injection of an unknown substance for improvement of cellulite. Results  Lesions and associated pruritus resolved with ...
Hong Yi - - 2012
Radiologists are critically interested in promoting best practices in medical imaging, and to that end, they are actively developing tools that will optimize terminology and reporting practices in radiology. The RadLex® vocabulary, developed by the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), is intended to create a unifying source for the ...
Algin O - - 2012
SUMMARY:CE-MRC has been in use for the past 15 years and was reported to be a useful method in the evaluation of CSF disorders and hydrocephalus. The use of CE-MRC in conjunction with other MR imaging techniques has been shown to be effective in selected cases for the evaluation of ...
Stanzione Brigida - - 2012
Proliferative fasciitis is a benign lesion that usually has a self-limited course and rarely recurs after excision. In the literature, the multifocal occurrence of PF in different anatomic sites has not been reported so far. In this report, we describe the clinical case of a 30-year-old woman with two metachronous ...
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