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Bourr?-Tessier J - - 2009
We report the case of a patient with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) on etanercept who presented with panniculitis and focal myositis as manifestations of disseminated histoplasmosis. Systematic search of the literature showed 11 additional case reports of disseminated histoplasmosis with tumour necrosis factor-alpha (TNFalpha) blockade therapy (infliximab, n = 8; etanercept, ...
Abou-Elhamd Kamaleldin-Eldin A - - 2008
This is a report of 2 cases of Ludwig's angina. An Indonesian young female patient developed severe stridor after oral examination. Then she underwent tracheostomy and developed post decannulation dyspnea due to huge surgical emphysema. The second case regards an Indian young male who developed disseminated intravascular coagulation and died ...
Sen Indrani - - 2008
Inadvertent administration of enteral feed into an intravenous line is preventable usually by design of incompatible connectors, but these may not be available universally. We discuss a case report where this occurred and the subsequent management strategy.
Nathan Meena - - 2008
Neonatal entero-viral sepsis is a rare but fulminant infection with multisystem involvement, often presenting with hepatitis, meningo-encephalitis, disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC), and myocarditis. Neonatal myocarditis often proves fatal. We report here a case of neonatal enteroviral myocarditis with multisystem organ failure and ischemic cardiomyopathy that was managed medically.
Teixeira Cleonice Silveira - - 2008
BACKGROUND: Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI), also known as "brittle bone disease," can be difficult to diagnose in its mild form. The authors describe a clinical case of a diagnosis of dentinogenesis imperfecta (DI), in which a literature review combined with an analysis of dental alterations led to indications of OI involvement. ...
Roquebert Dora - - 2008
We report on a black male patient from Central America with amelogenesis imperfecta, rough hypoplastic type, dental follicular hamartomas, and gingival hyperplasia. Although previous reports have described this association of amelogenesis imperfecta with hyperplastic follicular hamartomas or central odontogenic fibroma-like lesions in blacks from South Africa, we have noticed non-black ...
Trout, S. B.
Environmental Writing and Great Lakes Literature
Gil-Brusola Ana - - 2007
We report a case of disseminated histoplasmosis in a 33-year old Ecuadorian patient with AIDS and a CD4 lymphocyte count of 39 cells/microl. He presented with prolonged fever and cough, was diagnosed with hemophagocytic syndrome and multiple organ failure and died 18 days after admission. Histoplasma capsulatum was isolated post-mortem ...
Duffield, Eryn
Environmental Writing and Great Lakes Literature
Ozkur Ayhan - - 2007
Osteogenesis imperfecta is a congenital connective tissue disorder characterized with multiple bone fractures, short limbs, membranous calvarium with wormian bones, and sometimes blue sclerae. Osteogenesis imperfecta is rarely accompanied by other major malformations. Although associations with microcephaly, congenital heart defects or anencephaly have been reported previously, association with schizencephaly was ...
Sinha Rajesh - - 2007
The authors report a case series of presumed ocular histoplasmosis syndrome (POHS) from India. Patients with progressive diminution of vision and having subretinal neovascularisation (SRNVM) were evaluated thoroughly to look for signs of POHS. Three patients had features suggestive of POHS, which to the best of the authors' knowledge is ...
Syam Ari Fahrial - - 2007
Review article or literature review actually is the simplest form of writing compared to a case report or study report. The writing process begins at pointing out topics to be written and informed to readers. The next step after the topic has been selected is to find literatures related to ...
Solari Rubén - - 2007
Histoplasmosis is an endemic and systemic mycosis, caused by the dimorphic fungus Histoplasma capsulatum var capsulatum. Disseminated disease in immunocompromised patients generally results from the reactivation of latent foci after a prolonged period of asymptomatic infection. We report a case of laryngeal histoplasmosis as the unique clinical manifestation of a ...
Benevides Carlos Frederico Lopes - - 2007
Histoplasmosis is a fungal disease that is endemic in Brazil. It may present as chronic pulmonary infection or in disseminated form. Disseminated histoplasmosis frequently affects the adrenal gland; however, unilateral involvement in immunosuppressed patients is the usual presentation. We report a case of an elderly immunocompetent male with history of ...
Duke University
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Tainmont J - - 2007
The attested history of osteogenesis imperfecta began three thousand years ago and it continues down to the present day. Through the centuries, we find a dislocated mummy of a child of Ancient Egypt, a young Arab named Satib, a Viking prince known as "Boneless", a subject of Louis XIV with ...
Chang Marilene Rodrigues - - 2007
Thirty cases of histoplasmosis observed at the University Hospital of the Federal University of Mato Grosso do Sul (HU-UFMS) from January 1998 to December 2005 are reported. Most (83.3%) of the patients were men, average 33.4 years old, 63.3% of them were born and living in Mato Grosso do Sul ...
Koyanagi Takahiro - - 2006
Trichosporon species are usually opportunistic pathogens. Disseminated trichosporonosis is uncommon but is increasingly reported with a high mortality rate, especially in immunocompromised patients. Although Trichosporon asahii and T. mucoides are known as the most common pathogens of disseminated trichosporonosis, cases of systemic infection due to T. inkin have been reported ...
Malhotra V - - 2006
Emphysematous pyelonephritis is a rare, life endangering suppurative infection of the renal parenchyma and perirenal spaces. The disease is encountered mainly in patients with diabetes mellitus and is characterized by the production of intrarenal and, occasionally, perirenal gas. We present 4 cases of emphysematous pyelonephritis encountered in our hospital with ...
Crum-Cianflone Nancy F - - 2006
Coccidioidomycosis is an emerging fungal infection of the southwestern United States. Although Coccidioides species infections are usually asymptomatic or result in a mild, flu-like illness, disseminated disease may occur in 1% of cases. While extrapulmonary disease usually involves the skin, central nervous system, bones, or joints, coccidioidomycosis is a great ...
Wheat L Joseph - - 2006
Histoplasmosis is an important systemic mycosis in the Americas, Asia, and Africa. Increasingly cases are recognised in nonendemic areas. Proper management requires recognition of the clinical syndromes caused by Histoplasma capsulatum infection, familiarity with the uses and limitations of the diagnostic tests, an understanding of the indications for treatment and ...
Murata Akira - - 2006
This case report presents a patient with advanced diffuse panbronchiolitis accompanied by chronic respiratory failure, marked cachexia, and refractory spontaneous pneumothorax. Because instillation of a pleurodesis agent and thoracoscopy were considered highly risky and invasive, we instead treated the patient with intravenous administration of a coagulation factor XIII concentrate, and ...
Ostrzenski Adam - - 2006
OBJECTIVE: To review the body of international literature regarding lung surfactant supplements in order to determine: 1) the current knowledge of the antenatal routes of administration of surfactant supplements; 2) in-utero, antenatal, endotracheal surfactant treatment; 3) if antenatal, intraamniotic or oral administration of surfactant supplements has an equal therapeutic effect ...
Vickers, P. W.
Maritime Administration, Washington, D.C.
Fung Kin Wah - - 2006
The NLM's UMLS resources are available to users free of charge under a license that requires submission of an annual report on their usage. A new web-based template was used to collect users' annual reports for the calendar year 2004. Out of 2,677 li-censees, 1,427 (53%) submitted their annual reports ...
Farina Claudio - - 2005
In the past the Italian soil was considered as a low-endemic pabulum for H. capsulatum var. capsulatum and only few autochthonous cases of histoplasmosis were reported in Italy, especially in the Po valley. The aim of the paper was to evaluate this possibility by reviewing the literature and providing our ...
McKiernan Fergus E - - 2005
The musculoskeletal manifestations of mild forms of osteogenesis imperfecta are not well defined in the adult. The aim of this study was to characterize the musculoskeletal manifestations and resulting impairments reported by adults with mild osteogenesis imperfecta. For this task a survey of musculoskeletal symptoms and impairments was hosted on ...
Mundt Mary H - - 2005
The complex nature of higher education presents academic administrators with unique challenges to communicate vision and strategic direction to a variety of internal and external audiences. The administrator must be prepared to engage in persuasive communication to describe the needs and desired outcomes of the academic unit. This article focuses ...
Dimanovski Jordan - - 2005
An exceedingly rare case of a patient with osteogenesis imperfecta and prostate cancer is reported. The patient underwent radical prostatectomy, which had to be stopped due to the extremely narrow space for surgical manipulation. The clinical, diagnostic and operative peculiarities of the case are presented and the relevant literature reviewed.
van Eijk Lucas T G J - - 2004
OBJECTIVE: Endotoxin administration to humans is a common means to study systemic inflammation. Worldwide, thousands of volunteers have received endotoxin, and adverse events are rarely reported. The aim of this report was to increase awareness of specific risks of the intravenous administration of endotoxin to human volunteers. DESIGN: Report of ...
Rahman M T - - 2004
A 40-year-old man presented with chronic mouth ulcer for the last six months. Histopathological examination of the biopsy from the lesion confirmed a diagnosis of histoplasmosis. Although histoplasmosis commonly manifests in immunocompromized patients, like HIV, the present case was negative for HIV. Histoplasmosis is endemic in certain parts of the ...
Truett April A - - 2004
Coccidioidomycosis prostatitis is an uncommon presentation of disseminated coccidioidomycosis, a fungal disease endemic in the southwestern United States. Coccidioidomycosis prostatitis should be considered in the differential diagnosis of a patient from an endemic region with evidence of persistent sterile pyuria, prostatitis, or granulomatous disease of the prostate. Diagnosis is established ...
Wolf J - - 2004
Histoplasma capsulatum is an endemic fungus found in moist, fertile soil; in North America, it is most prevalent in the river valleys of the central United States. Most primary infections in the immunocompetent host are asymptomatic or are thought to be a flu-like illness. Disseminated histoplasmosis most commonly occurs in ...
Bigliazzi Caterina - - 2004
Basidiobolomycosis is a chronic subcutaneous infection of the trunk and limbs due to Basidiobolus ranarum. The disease is well known in tropical areas, although recent cases of gastrointestinal basidiobolomycosis have also been reported in Arizona. We describe a young immunocompetent women who had presented with eosinophilia and lung infiltrates. She ...
Jain Shaily - - 2004
The usual manifestation of histoplasmosis is in the form of respiratory illness. We report the case of a 67-year-old man who presented with chronic diarrhea and did not respond to the conventional treatment, including that for Clostridium difficile. He was found to have isolated colonic histoplasmosis infection, which was treated ...
Morgan Juliette - - 2003
During spring 2001, college students from Pennsylvania reported an acute febrile respiratory illness after returning from spring break vacation in Acapulco, Mexico. Acute pulmonary histoplasmosis was presumptively diagnosed and the cluster of illness was reported to the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention. A large investigation then ensued, which included ...
Rajendran C C Medical Mycology Laboratory, National Institute of Communicable Diseases, Delhi, - - 2003
The second case of phaeohyphomycosis due to Exophiala spinifera in India has been diagnosed 46 years after the initial case. The present case involved a 12-year-old female patient with no known immunocompromising conditions. She presented with multiple verrucous, well-defined plaques encompassing phaeohyphomycotic lesions of varying sizes on her face, chest, ...
Biron-Andréani C - - 2003
Amniotic fluid embolism (AFE) is characterized by the passage of amniotic fluid (AF) into the maternal circulation during or just after childbirth. AFE is a rare disorder occurring in 1/8,000 to 1/80,000 deliveries but with a maternal morbidity ranging from 26% in a recent report to 86% in earlier ones. ...
Saccente Michael - - 2003
We report four cases of cerebral histoplasmosis and discuss features of six additional cases reported in the medical literature in the past 10 years, when azoles have been available for therapy. Most patients with this disease are immunocompromised or have a history that suggests heavy exposure to Histoplasma capsulatum. Fever ...
Shah Ashutosh B - - 2003
Menstrual Psychosis is a unique disorder (Altschule et al, 1963). Over the last 150 years, sporadic case reports of this disorder are found in the literature. As yet, the standard psychiatric diagnostic nomenclature i.e. DSM, ICD-10 does not acknowledge its individuality. We report a 16-year-old female patient who was treated ...
Buchmiller-Crair Terry L - - 2003
Coccidioidomycosis is a fungal infection endemic to the desert regions of the southwestern United States. Pulmonary symptoms predominate and are usually mild and self-limited. Dissemination is rare in the immunocompetent host. We present a case of disseminated, peritoneal coccidioidomycosis diagnosed during routine inguinal herniorrhaphy in an adult male. The current ...
Kamei Katsuhiko - - 2003
Pathogenic fungi that are non-native in Japan are highly virulent and present a significant health hazard to persons in the environment into which they are introduced. Little is known, however, about the precise trend of infection by imported mycoses in Japan. To clarify this issue, all available cases were collected ...
Shippman Sara - - 2003
Assessment of refractive errors is an integral part of the treatment of ophthalmic problems. This is especially important in pediatric patients for early diagnosis of strabismus and amblyopia. In anisometropic amblyopia, careful monitoring of the refractive error is necessary. The following case history describes a patient who developed myopic axial ...
Lee Cameron Y - - 2003
This case report with a review of the literature describes a patient with osteogenesis imperfecta who was treated with dental implants. To our knowledge, only one case report has been published in the English dental literature describing implant treatment in the osteogenesis imperfecta patient. The uncertainty in treatment confronted by ...
Raychowdhury R - - 2002
Regional and site-specific distribution of fifty cases of Laryngeal carcinoma is presented along with a review of the avialable literature.
Vogel Tracey M - - 2002
This case report discusses the anesthetic management of two parturients with severe osteogenesis imperfecta who presented for cesarean delivery. Although the anesthetic management for milder forms of the disease has been previously reported, anesthetic options for cases of this severity have not.
Nakamura Masahiro - - 2002
STUDY DESIGN: A case report of craniocervical spine lesions including basilar impression, atlantoaxial dislocation, and syringomyelia, with osteogenesis imperfecta is presented, and the literature is reviewed. OBJECTIVE: To discuss the problems involved in the surgical management of craniocervical spine lesion with osteogenesis imperfecta. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA: Osteogenesis imperfecta is ...
Maiya S - - 2002
The combination of osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) and osteosarcoma is rare, as reflected by the fact that there are only eight proven cases in the published English literature. We present here another case, one that was treated by modern oncological techniques and major limb salvage surgery in the form of distal ...
Houghton Frank - - 2002
Since 1864, some 135 reports have been produced examining marriages, birth and deaths for Ireland. The reports produced during the period prior to World War I are notable for the maps and charts that are included and the level of detail provided. Recent reports have failed to include mortality maps, ...
Yildiz Altan - - 2002
The presence of pneumocephalus without a history of intracranial or intrathecal procedures is a significant radiographic finding. Although pneumocephalus means a violation of the dural barrier or the presence of infection, intravascular pneumocephalus is different from intraparenchymal pneumocephalus and its benign nature must be known in the presence of intravenous ...
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