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Molnár Mónika M Faculty of Health, University of Debrecen, - - 2014
From an anthropological point of view, artificial deformation of the cranial shape in newborns is one of the most interesting human customs, which has been recorded in all continents and in different cultures. However, the main goals of this procedure were basically the same everywhere; that is, to distinguish certain ...
Rafique Atif A Assistant Consultant Plastic Surgeon, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Electronic address: - - 2014
Polydactyly is a prevalent birth anomaly observed in the foot, and a number of classification systems have been suggested for this condition. Postaxial (fifth or little toe) polydactyly is the most common type. We encountered an exceedingly rare presentation of foot postaxial polydactyly that, to our inspection, had neither been ...
Dehghani Siavash S From the *Department of Neurosurgery, Poursina Hospital, Guilan University of Medical Sciences; †Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Taleghani Hospital, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences; ‡Neuroscience Research Center, Guilan University of Medical Sciences, Rasht; and §Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Dental Research Center, Dental School, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, - - 2014
Meningiomas are common and mostly benign intracranial tumors, which originate from arachnoid cells of the meninges, and account for approximately 25% of all primary intracranial tumors. Many external etiological factors have been described as etiology of meningioma in the literature, one of which is head trauma. However, trauma as a ...
Lovelace Tiffany L TL Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery and Hollings Cancer Center, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA. Electronic address: - - 2014
To analyze the efficacy of various treatment options for radiation-induced hyposalivation in patients with head and neck cancer. A literature review and meta-analysis was performed on all appropriate literature identified via MEDLINE/PubMed. Fourteen articles were identified that met inclusion criteria for review, and 8 articles qualified for inclusion in the ...
Büki Béla B Department of Otolaryngology, County Hospital Krems, - - 2014
To review new clinical data and theories concerning atypical positional nystagmus in vertical canal benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV). Peer reviewed, clinical papers describing nystagmus provoked by positioning in cases with BPPV. Basic scientific articles detailing 3D anatomical reconstructions of the inner ear. In BPPV, it is hypothetically possible that ...
Kotsis Sandra V SV Ann Arbor, Mich. From the Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, The University of Michigan Health System; and the University of Michigan Medical - - 2014
Institutional review boards have come under fire for being burdened with work, causing delays in the progress of human subject research without improvements in the protection of human subjects. Over the years, there have been increases in the numbers of clinical trials, the use of multisite studies, and the amount ...
Bielefeld Kyle K Department of Pediatric Cardiology, UAMS, Arkansas Children's Hospital, Little Rock, Arkansas, United States of - - 2014
Purulent pericarditis is a rare diagnosis to be made. It is exceedingly rare as a primary infection. We describe the case of an 18-month-old boy who presented with primary purulent pericarditis and developed a secondary endocarditis. Current literature on the subject is reviewed and discussed.
Sonnery-Cottet Bertrand B Centre Orthopédique Santy and hospital Jean Mermoz, Lyon, France. Electronic address: - - 2014
Postoperative knee joint chondrolysis is a rare but serious complication. The aim of our study is to report the clinical presentation, the early, mid and long-term outcomes of rapid chondrolysis after a partial lateral meniscectomy in elite athletes. Clinical records of 10 consecutive cases of rapid chondrolysis after partial lateral ...
Kealy David - - 2014
Abstract Pathological narcissism is a form of maladaptive self-regulation that impedes the capacity to love. Although narcissism is often construed as excessive self-love, individuals with pathological narcissism are impaired in being able to love themselves as well as others. With the subject of impaired love in mind, we review selected ...
Meevasana Vorachart V Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Faculty of Medicine, Thammasat University, Rangsit Campus, Pathum Thani, Thailand E-mail : - - 2014
Background: Time to colposcopy (TC) after abnormal Pap smears was evaluated for influence on cytohistologic correlation (CHC). Materials and Methods: This retrospective study assessed the correlation between TC and CHC of women who had abnormal Pap smears. Colposcopic chart review included participants from 2010- 2013 who attended a colposcopic clinic, ...
Warrier S Aravind SA Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Faculty of Dental Sciences, Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai 600 116, Tamil Nadu, - - 2014
Increased deposition of cementum is observed in a wide number of both benign and malignant conditions. Many cases are often diagnosed during routine examination as an incidental finding. Diagnosing correctly without confusing it with other similarly appearing lesions, thus avoiding subjecting the patient to unnecessary investigations and stress, is of ...
Hur Kevin K Johns Hopkins Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Baltimore, - - 2014
The objective of this study was to systematically review existing literature on the association between sinusitis and secondhand smoke (SHS) exposure. We performed a literature search encompassing the last 25 years in PubMed, EMBASE, and Cochrane CENTRAL. Inclusion criteria included English language papers containing original human data with at least ...
Smith Raymond - - 2013
This systematic review aims to examine the differences and similarities between the various types of volunteer mentoring (befriending, mentoring and peer support) and to identify the benefits for carers and volunteers. Literature searching was performed using 8 electronic databases, gray literature, and reference list searching of relevant systematic reviews. Searches ...
Said Salah Am - - 2013
This is a case series and review of the literature adding 11 new cases. Coronary-cameral fistulas (CCFs) are infrequent anomalies which are in general co-incidentally found during diagnostic coronary angiography (CAG). To delineate the characteristics of congenital and acquired CCFs in adults, we performed a PubMed search for papers dealing ...
Mauzerall D - - 2013
The thermodynamics of photosynthesis has been much discussed, but recent articles have pointed to some confusion on the subject. The aim of this review is to clarify a limited part of this state of affairs.
Kurihara Yasuyuki - - 2013
OBJECTIVE. The purpose of this study was to clarify how peer reviewers affect the relative rate of acceptance of manuscripts submitted to AJR: American Journal of Roentgenology. MATERIALS AND METHODS. Manuscript peer reviews for AJR are evaluated and rated by the journal editors on a scale from 1 (lowest) to ...
Sone Michihiko - - 2013
To review the findings of otitis media in adults in relation to supraesophageal reflux of gastrointestinal contents and summarize current concepts. Literature published in English-language journals from 2001 to the present identified by searching electronic databases (MEDLINE and Web of Science). Clinical articles that contained the terms reflux, ear, otitis ...
Schweizer Tom A - - 2013
Emotional synesthesia is a condition in which specific sensory stimuli are consistently and involuntarily associated with emotional responses.(1) There is a very small number of reports of subjects with these stereotyped emotion-sensation pairings. One report described a subject in whom tactile stimulation from different textures (e.g., denim) elicited affective experiences ...
Chin Eric K - - 2013
Orbital involvement in nonendemic Burkitt lymphoma is rare. The authors report a unique case of a patient who sought treatment for extraocular muscle enlargement without a concurrent orbital mass, which subsequently led to the diagnoses of Burkitt lymphoma and acquired immune deficiency syndrome in an adult patient. The case report ...
Tan Victoria Ping-Yi - - 2013
Incarceration of an endoscope in an inguinal hernia may occur during the course of routine colonoscopy. The incarceration may occur on insertion or withdrawal and frequently the hernia is not suspected prior to the colonoscopy. Most commonly, a left sided inguinal hernia is involved, however right inguinal hernias may be ...
do Rosário José Luís Pimentel JL State University of the Center-West - UNICENTRO, Rua Padre Salvador, 875, CEP 85015-430, Guarapuava, PR, Brazil(1). Electronic address: - - 2014
The study of posture is not an easy task, mainly because postural assessment is still scientifically inaccurate. Photographs of bipedalism in the frontal and sagittal planes are one of the most widely used methods for this assessment. The aim of this literature review was to determine which anatomical markers authors ...
Singh Virendra V Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Government Dental College, Pt. B.D., Sharma University of Health Sciences, Haryana, - - 2013
Dislocation of the mandibular condyle is the clinical condition of the condyle head being displaced out of the glenoid fossa but still remaining within the joint capsule. However, the anatomy of the mandibular condyle, glenoid fossa, and zygomatic arch usually prevent the dislocation of intact condyles out of the glenoid ...
Baker Stephen R - - 2013
PURPOSE: To survey the nearly 100 year history of metaphoric sign naming in radiology describing the pace of their overall accumulation in the radiology canon, their specific rates of growth by modality and subspecialty and the characteristics of the referents to which the signs are attached. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A ...
Kyoda Y - - 2013
Background: Clinical diagnosis of pheochromocytoma is difficult for some adrenal tumors. Aim: Herein, we review clinical and pathological findings of 31 cases with radiographically diagnosed pheochromocytoma, including three cases of hemorrhagic pseudocysts (HPC). Materials/Subjects and Methods: Between January 1992 and December 2010, 31 patients with adrenal tumors were preoperatively diagnosed ...
Aslan Deniz - - 2013
Leukopenia is a blood disease in which the number of circulating white blood cells diminishes. All underlying causes of leukopenia are not yet known. The subjects of this study are 15 leukopenic patients who were assessed by a systemic workup, including physical examination, blood tests, and molecular analysis. A common ...
Phadke Chetan P - - 2013
The aims of this study were to systematically identify and summarize the literature examining the impact of physiologic and psychologic triggers on spasticity and discuss the evidence supporting various types of triggers. PubMed, EMBASE, CINAHL, and PEDro databases were searched using specific keyword combinations. Only studies using clinical tests or ...
Weledji Elroy P - - 2013
Primary small bowel volvulus is a relatively rare cause of small bowel obstruction but can be fatal. The chief problem is in differentiating it from other causes of obstruction that can be treated conservatively. We report two cases of primary small bowel volvulus in a regional hospital in the south ...
Olusoji O O OO Department of Surgery, Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi Araba, Lagos, Nigeria, PMB 12003, Lagos. - - 2013
Eventration of the diaphragm can have varied symptomatology. We present three cases that presented with features suggestive of gastric outlet obstruction, productive cough of acute onset, and traumatic diaphragmatic rupture respectively. They were successfully treated with plication of affected hemidiaphragm. We also reviewed existing literature on the subject with presentation ...
Gualco Gianluca - - 2013
BACKGROUND:: Sometimes, a temporary increase in alkaline phosphatase level is found in healthy infants and toddlers without evidence of liver or bone disease. The condition is customarily termed transient benign hyperphosphatasemia of infancy and early childhood. Most textbooks do not refer to the condition. METHODS:: We completed a systematic review ...
Camargo Paula R - - 2013
Since total claviculectomy is an uncommon surgical procedure, few case reports exist in the literature. This report describes the three-dimensional scapulothoracic kinematics in a subject with unilateral total claviculectomy. Kinematic data were collected during shoulder protraction with arms at the side of the body, horizontal arm adduction at 90° of ...
Koktekir Ender - - 2013
Pneumorrhachis (PR) is the presence of air within the spinal canal, whether localized in the epidural or in the subarachnoid space. Evidence of intraspinal air, especially in the subarachnoid space, had been thought to be merely a radiological artifact of serious underlying pathology until it was proven that PRs can ...
Nibali Luigi - - 2013
Background:Several epidemiological studies have reported an association between metabolic syndrome (MetS) and periodontal diseases (PDs). The aim of this systematic review was to investigate the existence and magnitude of this association.Materials and Methods:A systematic search of the literature was conducted looking for case-control, cross-sectional, cohort studies and population surveys including ...
Mandel Louis - - 2013
The aim of this study is to call attention to the role that radioactive iodine ((131)I) and stapes surgery may play in causing hyposalivation. The manner in which (131)I and stapes surgery can cause salivary damage was reviewed. A case report is presented to illustrate the involved pathophysiology. The case ...
Jankovic Bojana - - 2013
Context:The link between Hashimoto's thyroiditis (HT) and papillary thyroid cancer (PTC) has long been a topic of controversy. There are conflicting reports; some suggest that these two are positively correlated, whereas other studies report no relationship.Evidence Acquisition:We performed a systematic literature review of original studies that investigated the correlation between ...
Hajjar Waseem M - - 2013
Sternal metastasis in thyroid cancer is an uncommon occurrence with only a handful of cases of chest wall resections being done. Sternal reconstruction for both primary and secondary tumors has been performed using various techniques and materials such as the mesh, methyl acrylate resin, and steel plates; however, this is ...
Ravikumar Sandhya - - 2013
We describe the clinical presentation and clinical course of subacute sclerosing panencephalitis in a 13-year-old previously healthy boy who recently immigrated to the United States from Iraq. He presented with macular retinopathy, followed by progressive myoclonus and encephalopathy. After extensive workup, a diagnosis of subacute sclerosing panencephalitis was suspected by ...
Fisher Joanne - - 2013
Every year since 2004, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has recorded increasing levels of immigration with nearly 600,000 immigrants entering the UK in 2011 (ONS 2012). More than 50 per cent of these immigrants were women. With this increasing immigration to the UK, a review of the literature was ...
Park Hyun Joo - - 2013
Fibrous dysplasia (FD) is a benign skeletal disorder in which abnormally overgrowing bony lesion replaces normal bone. FD can affect one bone (monostotic form) or multiple bones (polyostotic form). The craniofacial bones are involved in about 10% of subjects with monostotic FD. However, its occurrence in the sinonasal tract is ...
Budiman-Mak Elly - - 2013
The Foot Function Index (FFI) is a self-report, foot-specific instrument measuring pain and disability and has been widely used to measure foot health for over twenty years. A revised FFI (FFI-R) was developed in response to criticism of the FFI. The purpose of this review was to assess the ...
Al-Rawabdeh Sura M - - 2013
Xanthogranulomatous inflammation is a well-described inflammatory process, which may involve any organ but is most frequently encountered in the gall bladder and the kidney. There are rare reports of xanthogranulomatous appendicitis (XA) in the adult population, but only one brief mention of such a diagnosis in a child. In this ...
Golovatch Sergei S Institute for Problems of Ecology and Evolution, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, - - 2013
The Philippine fauna of the family Paradoxosomatidae is reviewed and shown to comprise only 12 certain species (+ one dubious), definitely only a fraction of the real diversity to be expected from such a large tropical archipelago. Two new combinations are proposed: Euphyodesmusphilippina (Nguyen Duc & Sierwald, 2010), comb. n. ...
Steenson Jessica - - 2012
OBJECTIVES: Malnutrition continues to be under-recognized and undertreated in the hospitalized setting. Although no "gold standard" for the diagnosis of malnutrition exists, the Subjective Global Assessment (SGA) is a commonly used malnutrition assessment tool. The study aim was to explore the reporting of inter-rater reliability (IRR) of the SGA when ...
Sheckter Clifford C - - 2012
ABSTRACT: Lipoblastoma is a rare benign neoplasm found exclusively in the pediatric population that can occur anywhere in the body, most commonly seen in the extremities but also found in the face. We report an 8-month-old female subject who presented with multifocal soft tissue masses of the face. The diagnosis ...
Agarwal Aanchal - - 2012
Gallbladder polyposis is a rare entity that can be associated with conditions such as metachromatic leukodystrophy (MLD), but the literature is sparse. We present a child with gallbladder polyposis who was diagnosed with MLD 15 months later despite normal neuroimaging and clinical examination initially.
Merino de Paz Nayra - - 2012
Dyschromatosis universalis hereditaria (DUH) is a rare genodermatosis mainly described in asian subjects. Here, we report a case of a caucasian 11-year-old boy with DUH and an unaffected twin brother. Parents were not consanguineous. A review of the main phenotical, clinical and hystological aspects of this rare entity is exhibited. ...
Tremolada Giovanni - - 2012
Persistent right aortic arch (PRAA) in cats is an uncommon vascular anomaly with clinical signs referable to oesophageal obstruction. To our knowledge no reports of axial skeletal malformations concomitant to PRAA have been reported in cats. The aim of this case series is to depict a new clinical feature in ...
Negrotto Laura - - 2012
ABSTRACT: Hypokalemia is one of the most frequent electrolytic disturbances encountered in clinical practice. It usually presents with symmetrical generalized muscle weakness and, on occasions, with arrhythmias.There are scarce reports of cases presenting with asymmetric or focal weakness in the literature and no systematic reviews on the subject. Therefore, our ...
Zalewska A - - 2012
Bad breath is a condition that has health and social implications. This paper provides a comprehensive review of the classification of halitosis, it's etiology, it's prevalence, diagnosis and treatment strategies for the condition. Halitosis is affecting about 25-30% of world's population. It includes categories of genuine halitosis, pseudo-halitosis and halitophobia. ...
Bray Rodney A - - 2012
Acanthocolpus liodorus Lühe, 1906 and Stephanostomoides tenuis (Manter, 1963) are reported from Chirocentrus dorab (Forsskål) for the first time from off New Caledonia. Stephanostomum noumeaense n. sp. from Carangoides dinema Bleeker is described with an uninterrupted ring of 34-42 circum-oral spines. It differs from other species with a similar circum-oral ...
Huffman Jane E - - 2012
Echinoparyphium species are common, widely distributed intestinal parasites causing disease in animals worldwide. Intermediate hosts include snails, bivalves, and fish, whereas the definitive hosts are mainly birds and mammals. This review examines the significant literature on Echinoparyphium. Descriptive studies, life cycle, experimental and manipulative studies, and biochemical and molecular studies ...
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