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Wu William W - - 2013
Solitary fibrous tumors (SFTs) are unusual spindle cell neoplasms initially described in the pleura but have since been discovered in many extrapleural locations. SFT of the kidney is extremely rare, the majority occurring in middle-aged adults. To date, only two pediatric cases of renal SFT have been reported. We report ...
Kullar Pj - - 2013
Objective: To present the first case of middle-ear actinomycosis in the UK in the last 60 years. The diagnosis and management of actinomycosis of the middle ear is also presented, as well as a review of the recent literature. Case report: This paper reports the case of a nine-year-old girl ...
Zhang Shi-Qiang - - 2013
Renal plasmacytoma is extremely rare, presenting diagnostic challenges due to its unusual location and non-specific or absent symptoms. To the best of our knowledge, only 24 cases of renal plasmacytoma have been reported in the literature. The present study reports a case of primary renal plasmacytoma in a 46-year-old female ...
Rastogi Neeraj N Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Department of Radiology, University of Massachusetts Medical School Worcester, MA - - 2013
A 58-year-old man was re-admitted to the Urology service with delayed gross hematuria and unstable he-modynamics, following a percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL) procedure performed for an obstructive solitary left lower calyceal stone. A selective left renal angiogram demonstrated an interpolar arteriovenous fistula (AVF), which was treated with successful coil embolization of ...
Tomić Miroslav - - 2013
We are presenting a rare case of a spontaneous extensive perirenal hematoma caused by ruptured renal adenocarcinoma in a patient who was on warfarin therapy because she had atrial fibrillation and three myocardial infarctions. A 77-year-old woman was admitted to our department with acute right flank pain and hemorrhagic shock. ...
Detorakis Efstathios E - - 2013
We present a case of primary renal angiosarcoma. We focus on the characteristic striated pattern of the tumor on T2-w MR sequence as well as on other radiological features and correlate them with the pathologic findings. A review of the imaging characteristics of cases published in the literature was subsequently ...
Wu C - - 2013
WHAT IS KNOWN AND OBJECTIVE: Adefovir dipivoxil (ADV) is one of the commonly used antiviral agents in the treatment of chronic hepatitis B (CHB) infection. Safety of a daily dose of 10 mg ADV is advocated by the registration trials. We report a case of severe hypophosphatemic osteomalacia and renal ...
Al Naimi Ammar - - 2013
OBJECTIVE: Multicystic Dysplastic Kidney (MCDK) is the most common antenatally diagnosed cystic renal pathology. It refers to the presence of multiple kidney cysts surrounded by dysplastic parenchymal tissue. The typical MCDK ultrasound finding shows multiple non-connecting thin-walled cysts within an irregularly outlined kidney. We want to present our own cases ...
Horta-Baas Gabriel - - 2013
A case of destructive arthropathy of hips and shoulders with tumoral calcinosis associated with calcium oxalate deposits in a patient with primary oxalosis and end stage renal disease on hemodialysis.
World Michael J - - 2013
A review of 26 years of British military renal pathology showed the commonest diagnosis to be immunoglobulin A (IgA) nephropathy affecting 115/346 (33%) of cases. It was possible to follow-up 50/115 military patients with this condition with the primary objective to determine whether initial observations enabled a confident prediction of ...
Sabharwal Sagar - - 2013
Primary angiosarcoma of the kidney is a rare tumor with only a few case reports in the literature. Management is not standardized and the prognosis is poor. However, clinicians need to be aware of this uncommon entity.
Manny Ted B - - 2013
We present the fifth case in the world literature of a gas-containing urinary stone. Our patient is a 31-year-old woman referred for left flank pain and gross hematuria who was noted on imaging to have a 6.5 cm left renal pelvis stone containing gas. Cultures revealed Escherichia coli from the ...
Peacock Z S - - 2013
Angiosarcoma and its epithelioid variant are vascular malignancies that rarely affect the facial skeleton. Epithelioid angiosarcoma resembles carcinoma and can be difficult to diagnose. A case is presented of metastatic epithelioid angiosarcoma to the mandible from an angiosarcomatoid portion of renal carcinoma. The diagnostic challenge is outlined and the literature ...
Kudligi Chandramohan - - 2013
A 30-year-old female presented to us with multiple tender erythematous papules and nodules. These lesions showed multi-segmental distribution along 5(th) cervical, 6(th) dorsal, and 1(st) sacral segments of right half of the body. Histopathological examination confirmed the clinical diagnosis of leiomyoma. Patient was started on nifedipine 10 mg thrice-daily with ...
Foote Christopher - - 2013
ABSTRACT: The editors of BMC Gastroenterology would like to thank all of the reviewers who contributed their time and efforts to the journal in volume 12 (2012).
Harris Philippa K - - 2013
ABSTRACT: The editors of BMC Microbiology would like to thank all our reviewers who have contributed to the journal in Volume 12 (2012).
Crow Emily - - 2013
ABSTRACT: The editors of BMC Geriatrics would like to thank all our reviewers who have contributed to the journal in Volume 12 (2012).
Hu Jimeng - - 2013
We present the case of a 6-month-old boy who was referred to us with the chief complaint of intermittent painless gross hematuria. Computed tomography (CT) scan of the abdomen showed a partially calcified soft-tissue mass that was located in the lower pole of the right kidney and extended into the ...
Rowe R Grant - - 2013
To evaluate our own experience with primary Ewing sarcoma family tumors (ESFTs) of the kidney and to review cases of this in published reports. Institutional cases of renal ESFT were identified in our pathology database. The retrieved records were reviewed for relevant data. Published cases of renal ESFTs were identified ...
Harold Simon - - 2013
ABSTRACT: The editors of BMC Ecology would like to thank all of our reviewers who have contributed to the journal in Volume 12 (2012).
Yasukouchi Akira - - 2013
ABSTRACT: The editors of Journal of Physiological Anthropology would like to thank all our reviewers who have contributed to the journal in Volume 31 (2012).
Shah Abhishek A Department of Radiology, The First Hospital of Jilin University, No. 71 XinMin Street, Changchun, Jilin Province 130021 People's Republic of - - 2013
Myxomas are relatively rare tumors and most of them occur in the heart, skin, and soft tissues and bones. Renal myxomas are extremely rare neoplasms and very few cases have been reported in the literature. A review of medical literatures reveals no previous description of renal myxoma complicated with extensive ...
Kaplanoglu Veysel - - 2013
Intrascrotal lipomas are rarely seen. Scrotal lipomas originate from the spermatic cord. We present a 64-year-old male patient, in the light of the literature, with painless swelling on the left half of the scrotum, histopathologically diagnosed with scrotal lipoma.
Lopes Henrique H Department of Medical Oncology, Barretos Cancer Hospital, Barretos, SP, - - 2013
Primary synovial sarcoma (SS) of the kidney is a rare neoplasm and its presenting features are similar to other common renal tumors, making early diagnosis difficult. To date, few cases have been reported in the literature. Primary renal SSs can exist in either a monophasic or a biphasic pattern, the ...
Singh Urvinderpal - - 2013
A case of bilateral eosinophilic pleural effusion with coincidental intestinal infestation of giardia lamblia is being reported. After reviewing the possible causes of this type of pleural effusion, no clinical or laboratory data were obtained which could explain this condition except giardiasis. Moreover the clearance of pleural effusion with the ...
Sunagawa Keishin - - 2013
A 14-year-old girl with acute lymphocytic leukemia complained of right flank pain and fever. As her fever was prolonged, she underwent renal biopsy and was diagnosed with mucormycosis. We performed right nephrectomy, and subsequent pathological examination of her tissue specimen also detected mucormycosis. Here, we report a rare case of ...
Henderson Hayley - - 2013
CONTRIBUTING REVIEWERS: The editors of BMC Nephrology would like to thank all our reviewers who have contributed to the journal in Volume 13 (2012).
Li Li L Department of Vascular Surgery, Shanghai Huadong Hospital Affiliated with Fudan University, Shanghai 200040, - - 2013
We report a recent case and review some literatures of acute aortic dissection (AAD) Stanford type B complicated with late onset of acute renal failure. The patient underwent preoperational peritoneal dialysis followed by thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR) and was fully recovered and discharged soon after surgery. We conclude that ...
Grivas Theodoros B - - 2013
The Editor-in-Chief of Scoliosis would like to thank all our reviewers who have contributed to the journal in Volume 7 (2012).
Car Catherine A - - 2013
A taxonomic review of the endemic Western Australian millipede genus Boreohesperus Shear is presented in which six species are recognized: the type species, Boreohesperus capensis Shear, 1992, from North-West Cape, one new species, Boreohesperus dubitalis, from Barrow Island and four more new species from the Pilbara region, Boreohesperus curiosus, Boreohesperus ...
Eiteman Mark - - 2013
The editors of the Journal of Biological Engineering thank all our reviewers who have contributed to the journal in volume 5 (2011) and volume 6 (2012).
Sanusi A A - - 2013
Calcific uraemic arteriolopathy (CUA), a potentially life-threatening vasculopathy of the skin and subcutaneous tissues is rarely associated with advanced chronic kidney disease (CKD) particularly in patients on haemodialysis. It is more frequently reported in whites than in blacks and commonly accompanies hyperphosphataemia, elevated calcium-phosphate product and marked secondary hyperparathyroidism. We ...
Asao Keiko - - 2013
Objective. We here report a patient with upper urinary tract urothelial carcinoma with hypercalcemia likely due to elevated 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D. Methods. We present a clinical case and a summary of literature search. Results. A 57-year-old man, recently diagnosed with a left renal mass, for which a core biopsy showed renal ...
Jameson Mary Liz - - 2013
The southeast Asian scarab beetle genus Peltonotus Burmeister (Scarabaeidae, Dynastinae, Cyclocephalini) is reviewed. New country records for Peltonotus morio Burmeister (Myanmar and Vietnam), Peltonotus nasutus Arrow (southern China and Cambodia), and Peltonotus favonius Jameson and Wada (Myanmar) are reported, including a new record in the Palearctic/Sino-Japanese biogeographic region. The first ...
Ghaouti Merieme M Department of Pathology, Ibn Sina University Hospital, Rabat, Morocco. - - 2013
Myelolipomas are uncommon, benign tumors composed of mature adipose tissue and hematopoietic elements. They mostly occur in the adrenal glands, but extra-adrenal myelolipomas have also been reported in other locations such as the presacral region, retroperitoneum, pelvis and mediastinum. Here, we present a case of an extra-adrenal myelolipoma in a ...
Lambidis Constantinos - - 2012
The superiority of autogenous fistulae in patients with end-stage renal disease, performing hemodialysis, is well established and largely accepted. However, in case that superficial veins in the upper arm are not available for fistula construction, brachial vein transposition may be a viable alternative prior to graft placement. This transposition could ...
Bolufer Eduardo - - 2012
OBJECTIVE: To describe a case of renal angiomyolipoma treated by robotic assisted surgery. METHOD AND RESULTS: We report the case of a 26 year old females patient, in the context of third month pregnancy, who was diagnosed of spontaneous self-limited retroperitoneal hemorrhage due to renal angiomyolipoma. The patient was treated ...
Mourier J - - 2012
Based on direct observations of free-ranging specimens, the giant manta ray Manta birostris is reported from the Marquesas Islands, the first sighting in French Polynesia. Sightings of its sister species, the reef manta ray Manta alfredi, are also reported at the most easterly location in the Pacific Ocean. Preliminary individual ...
Scatena Cristian - - 2012
We herein report an uncommon case of renal metastasis from the lung in a 72-year-old man who 2 years before underwent surgical treatment for a pulmonary adenocarcinoma. During follow-up, a computed tomography scan revealed the presence of a solid mass located in the right kidney. Histopathologic and immunohistochemical examination of ...
Formisano Carmen - - 2012
This review reports the occurrence of flavonoids in subtribe Centaureinae of Asteraceae family. It extensively covers the literature up to 2010 and collects all available (13) C-NMR data.
Alexander S - - 2012
Emphysematous pyelonephritis (EPN) is a rare occurrence in renal allografts. An aggressive approach resulting in transplant nephrectomy is viewed as the standard of care. Over the recent years, treatment with percutaneous drainage (PCD) of the renal and perinephric collections and appropriate antibiotics has been reported with good success in lesser ...
Singh Reech - - 2012
Xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis is a rare type of renal infection characterised by granulomatous inflammation with giant cells and foamy histiocytes.The peak incidence is in the sixth to seventh decade with a female to male ratio of 2:1. It is rare in children. A case of xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis in a 11-year-old male ...
Ambrosio M R - - 2012
The term pseudolymphoma refers to a heterogeneous group of benign reactive T-cell or B-cell lymphoproliferative processes of diverse causes that simulate lymphoma clinically and histologically but usually undergo spontaneous remission. Its pathogenesis is still unclear. The prognosis is good although some evidence suggests that pseudolymphoma may progress to lymphoma. Pseudolymphoma ...
Thompson Fred G - - 2012
Autocoptis paulsoni n. sp. is described from Haiti. It is characterized by its large size, its cylindrical-tapered shape, its fine costate sculpture on the teleoconch, a distinct but weak circum basal keel and its abbreviate conical juvenile shell. It is most similar to Autocoptis gruneri (Dunker 1844), which is redescribed, ...
Khuri Safi - - 2012
A 19-year-old male presented with right lower quadrant pain. Imaging studies revealed a cystic peritoneal mass. At surgery, a large peritoneal mass was excised. The pathology report revealed a benign cystic mesothelioma, and a right hemicolectomy with cytoreductive surgery was completed.
Karnjanawanichkul Watid - - 2012
Villous adenomas of the urinary tract are an uncommon condition, and appear mostly in patients where the disease occurred in the lower urinary tract. In contrast, upper urinary tract villous adenomas are a rare condition. Currently, just three cases of villous adenoma in the renal pelvis have been published. Herein, ...
Kim Tae Un - - 2012
Castleman's disease is an uncommon disorder characterized by benign proliferation of the lymphoid tissue that occurs most commonly in the mediastinum. Although unusual locations and manifestations have been reported, involvement of the renal parenchyma and sinus, and moreover, manifestations as cardiac tamponade are extremely rare. Here, we present a rare ...
McDermott R L - - 2013
We report the case of a 66-year-old female undergoing elective nephrectomy for a non-functioning kidney in whom an incidental renocolic fistula was detected. She presented with recurrent urinary tract infections and left flank pain. Investigations revealed a nonfunctioning left kidney with a large staghorn calculus and features suggestive of xanthogranulomatous ...
Carroll Christopher - - 2012
The role of critical appraisal of qualitative studies in systematic reviews remains an ongoing cause for debate. Key to such a debate is whether quality assessment can or should be used to exclude studies. In our study, we extended the use of existing criteria to assess the quality of reporting ...
Jairath Vipul V Translational Gastroenterology Unit, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK. - - 2012
Discrepancies exist in reported mortality rates of nonvariceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding (NVUGIB). To perform a systematic review assessing possible reasons for these disparate findings and to more reliably compare them. The MEDLINE, EMBASE and ISI Web of Knowledge databases were searched for studies reporting mortality rates in NVUGIB involving adults ...
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