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Adaska J M - - 1999
An adult mountain lion (Felis concolor) from the vicinity of Weldon, California (USA) was necropsied following euthanasia due to emaciation and proximity to semi-rural housing. There were spherules consistent with Coccidioides immitis within peritoneal surfaces with granulomatous inflammation and fungi consistent with C. immitis were cultured from abdominal fluid. This ...
Fujio J - - 1999
The authors surveyed the present situation for imported (introduced) mycoses from papers published in Japan as of the end of October, 1998. There were 16 cases of coccidioidomycosis, 22 of histoplasmosis, 13 of paracoccidioidomycosis and one of penicilliosis marneffei. In coccidioidomycosis the ages ranged from 17 to 55, for 14 ...
Severo L C - - 1998
Although early age is an important risk factor for the occurrence of acute disseminated histoplasmosis in non immunosuppressed infants, cases of this condition have been rarely reported, even in highly endemic areas. This is a reason to add a new case, the first one diagnosed in the state of Rio ...
Daubenton J D JD Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Cape - - 1998
A rare case of severe disseminated histoplasmosis in a 7-year-old boy with apparently normal immune function is described. Current recommendations for diagnostic investigations, monitoring and the treatment of this disease with amphotericin B and itraconazole are reviewed.
- - 1998
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is publishing a guidance entitled "E2B Data Elements for Transmission of Individual Case Safety Reports." The guidance was prepared under the auspices of the International Conference on Harmonisation of Technical Requirements for Registration of Pharmaceuticals for Human Use (ICH). The guidance is intended to ...
Monchy D - - 1998
The main deep-seated fungal diseases and their encountered pathology in New Caledonia and other islands of the South Pacific are reviewed (1970-96). Cryptococcosis is encountered in all islands of the South Pacific, Australia and Papua New Guinea, with a predominance of variety gattii, which is associated with some species of ...
Scapellato P G - - 1998
Acute disseminated histoplasmosis is a frequent condition in HIV carriers. Thirty-five cases of endocarditis caused by Histoplasma capsulatum have been reported in international literature, and all these descriptions correspond to a context of subacute disseminated histoplasmosis. This paper presents the case of a HIV-positive patient with fever, dyspnea, weight loss, ...
Weissman A - - 1997
Acrania is a lethal malformation in which there is an absence of the flat skull bones covering the brain. Five new cases are described, and a review of the English-language medical literature is presented. The sonographic differential diagnosis of acrania includes anencephaly, large cephalocele, osteogenesis imperfecta, and hypophosphatasia. The diagnosis ...
Bey T A - - 1997
Envenomation by the brown recluse spider (Loxosceles reclusa) is associated with shock, significant hemolysis, renal insufficiency, and disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC). Shock has never been associated with envenomation by L arizonica, a related species indigenous to Arizona, southern California, and northwestern Mexico. We report the case of a 13-year-old girl, ...
Yaseen Z - - 1997
The diagnosis of sarcoidosis in patients with disseminated histoplasmosis remains controversial. It has been suggested that the immune abnormalities in sarcoidosis predispose one to disseminated histoplasmosis. Two cases have been reported that indicate a possible relationship between the two diseases. This is a case of sarcoidosis complicated with disseminated histoplasmosis ...
Bartlett R H - - 1997
The annual ELSO Registry Report for 1995 is presented. Fourteen thousand patients treated with extracorporeal life support are reported, 11,000 are newborn infants with respiratory failure (80% survived). Survival is 53% in pediatric respiratory patients and 46% in adult respiratory patients. In 1993, the number of annual case reached a ...
Hanley J R - - 1996
This paper reports the case of a patient with a peripheral spelling impairment who is much more severely impaired at writing in lower-case letters than in upper-case letters. This pattern can be observed when writing both words and single letters of the alphabet. Despite this, his problems in writing lower-case ...
Fauquier D A - - 1996
Coccidioidomycosis is described in seven California sea lions (Zalophus californianus) admitted to The Marine Mammal Center, Sausalito, California (USA), between January 1986 and December 1994. Diagnoses were confirmed by histology in all seven cases, culture in three cases, and serology in one case. These are believed to be the first ...
Khan A L - - 1996
Duplication of the small bowel is uncommon, and a sequestrated tubular duplication of the ileum that is isolated from the normal bowel and mesentry has not been previously described in the literature. We report one case of such a sequestrated duplication.
Wang T L - - 1996
The South-East Asian region is not known to be a major endemic area for histoplasmosis. We have recently diagnosed several cases of disseminated histoplasmosis in patients from this region. We report on a well documented indigenous case of disseminated histoplasmosis in a 62-year-old poultry farmer and review the literature for ...
Spielmann A - - 1996
Renée Pigassou-Albouy: Amblyopie. Editions Pradel, 4 Passage de la Main d'Or, 75011 Paris, France. 1995. Tél: 1-38-06-3198; Télécopie: 1-48-06-9722. ISBN 2-907516-70-1. 6.75 ± 9.5 ± 5'' (17 ± 24 ±1.5cm). 1.25 lb (0.6kg.). FF 295-French Language.
Verstreken M - - 1996
A review of the literature of osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) and hearing loss in the last century is given. This includes the first association in 1912 by Adair-Dighton of OI with hearing loss, the triad of VAN DER HOEVE and DE KLEYN and different clinical and audiometric studies and classifications of ...
Randhawa H S - - 1995
An autochthonous case of epididymal histoplasmosis masquerading as tuberculosis in a 55-year-old male patient is reported from India. It was diagnosed by culture of Histoplasma capsulatum from semen and by demonstration of the fungus upon re-examination of epididymal biopsy sections previously misinterpreted as tuberculous granuloma. The patient's main complaints were ...
Kurzhals G - - 1995
BACKGROUND: In 1979, Provost described two patients with the clinical features of disseminated cicatricial pemphigoid for the first time. Until now, only four additional cases of disseminated cicatricial pemphigoid have been described. Existence of diagnosis of disseminated cicatricial pemphigoid has been discussed controversially because in four cases investigated by electron ...
Kotsch, William J.
This report is published annually and summarizes Western and Central North Pacific typhoons. During 1962, no typhoons or tropical storms were reported in the Central North Pacific.
Hoffman, Robert M.
This report is published annually, and summarizes Western North Pacific and Central North Pacific tropical cyclones. During 1960, no tropical cyclones were reported in the Central North Pacific.
Kotsch, William J.
This report is published annually and summarizes Western and Central North Pacific Typhoons. During 1961, no typhoons were reported in the Central North Pacific.
- - 1995
The Provider Reimbursement Review Board (PRRB) is the first step in the administrative/judicial appeals process for Medicare payment disputes of $10,000 ($50,000 for group appeals) or more. This annual report provides information about the PRRB, its performance during the past fiscal year (FY), an assessment of current issues, and comments ...
Harley W B - - 1994
Primary coccidioidomycosis is frequently accompanied by eosinophilia in the range of 5%-10% of the peripheral white blood cell count. Dissemination of Coccidioides immitis to organs such as skin, bone, joints, and CNS usually is associated with risk factors such as sex (male), race (non-Caucasian), pregnancy, and immunosuppression. We report a ...
Padhye A A - - 1994
Oral histoplasmosis in a 30-year-old male with no history of travel outside India is described. An ulcerating lesion was located on the hard palate. A chest X-ray was normal. Based on physical examination, regional lymph nodes, liver and spleen were not involved. The diagnosis was established by demonstrating yeast-like budding ...
Sataloff R T - - 1993
INTRODUCTION: Laryngeal histoplasmosis was first described in 1952. Since then, fewer than 100 cases had been reported. This dimorphic fungus is endemic in the Mississippi and Ohio River Valleys. The yeast phase is responsible for human infection. METHODS: We report a 44-year-old woman who developed laryngitis. The markedly abnormal larynx, ...
Peterson C M - - 1993
Pregnant women with respiratory symptoms of pleuritic pain and productive cough should undergo evaluation for coccidioidomycosis. This should include a history of travel or residency in endemic areas and careful assessment for toxic erythema, erythema nodosum, or erythema multiforme. To confirm a diagnosis of this disease, a sputum culture, wet ...
Carlson J W - - 1993
Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) is a metabolic disorder of connective tissue; it is typically characterized by blue sclera, bone fragility and deformity secondary to repetitive fractures. The severity of the disease in the infant cannot be predicted by the phenotypic presentation of the mother. We present a case report and review ...
Karras D - - 1993
A case of multifocal reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSDS) in a patient with the tarda form of osteogenesis imperfecta is described, followed by a review of the literature. Microfractures of the trabecular bone in these patients are proposed to be the initial stimulus in the pathogenesis of RSDS by a mechanism ...
Lydiatt W M - - 1993
Histoplasmosis is the most common endemic respiratory mycosis in the United States. Disseminated histoplasmosis generally is initially seen with systemic or respiratory complaints. Presentation of histoplasmosis as a neck mass is rare. Due to this unusual presentation and the diagnostic implications, we present a case of disseminated histoplasmosis that presented ...
Jensen H E - - 1992
We report the first case of disseminated histoplasmosis in an animal in Scandinavia. Yeast cells compatible with those of Histoplasma capsulatum var. capsulatum were found in the skin, liver, spleen, a kidney, and a lymph node of a wild badger (Meles meles). The diagnosis was confirmed by electron microscopy and ...
Warshaver Y - - 1992
Osteogenesis imperfecta is an inherited disorder of collagen synthesis. It has a wide range of phenotypic expressions, but cardiovascular anomalies tend to be rare. When they do occur, they usually consist of aortic or mitral valve disease. We report an autopsy case of a 36-week gestation infant with coexisting osteogenesis ...
Carme B - - 1992
We report the first Congolese case of African histoplasmosis in a patient with AIDS which represents the third case to be described in the literature. This contrasts with the now frequent occurrence of Histoplasma capsulatum histoplasmosis in HIV-infected subjects in North America; the difference is likely to be due to ...
Bohlman M E - - 1991
We report three cases of emphysematous pyelonephritis, all of them associated with perinephric emphysema, and one case of emphysematous pyelitis to demonstrate the value of computerized tomography (CT) in both diagnosis and patient management. The differentiation between air in the collecting system (emphysematous pyelitis), air within the parenchyma (emphysematous pyelonephritis), ...
Gahagan S - - 1991
Osteogenesis imperfecta may be difficult to differentiate from nonaccidental trauma. Social history may prejudice the physician in favor of or against considering the diagnosis of child abuse. Three cases of osteogenesis imperfecta that were initially diagnosed as nonaccidental trauma are presented. The availability of biochemical analysis of type I collagen ...
Boyle J O - - 1991
Coccidioidomycosis is a pulmonary fungal infection endemic to the desert southwest of the United States and northern Mexico. Rarely (0.5% of cases), the fungus disseminates widely, causing life-threatening complications. Seven percent of these cases will involve the head and neck. We report a case of disseminated coccidioidomycosis that involved the ...
Sekhon A S - - 1991
The first Canadian case of coccidioidomycosis in a human was reported in 1952 and 11 more cases since then. This study provides details of other cases of coccidioidomycosis that have been diagnosed in Canada. Based on clinical details, isolation of Coccidioides immitis, detection of a specific antibody (F band) for ...
McCowan T C - - 1990
A 20-MHz intravascular ultrasound (US) transducer inside a percutaneously inserted catheter was used to evaluate inferior vena caval (IVC) filters for thrombi in vitro and in vivo. Six different IVC filters were studied with intravascular US in a saline-filled model. Each filter had a characteristic, recognizable US pattern. Experimental thrombi ...
Enriquez de Salamanca R - - 1990
After the epidemic outbreak of Porphyria Turcica from 1955 to 1961, the porphyrinogenic effect of hexachlorobenzene (HCB) on humans and animals has been fully confirmed. HCB is an environmental contaminant originated from its use as fungicide or obtained as a by product from industrial residues. Measurement of HCB levels in ...
Oddo D - - 1990
A case of histoplasmosis duboisii in a 30 year-old engineer is presented. The diagnosis was made with the help of light microscopy, electron microscopy and cultures. Although diagnosed in Chile, the patient probably acquired the disease in the endemic African area, more precisely in the Ivory Coast. Differential diagnosis between ...
Campos J A - - 1990
Fournier's or genito-perineal gangrene of the male genitalia typically spares the testis, urethra and deep penile components. It usually is polymicrobial and synergistic. To our knowledge, this is the first reported case in the literature with severe, deep, full penile thrombosis that caused a severe urethral stenosis and required later ...
Moriyama N - - 1989
Three cases of schizophrenia with ideographic neologisms in Japanese are presented and compared with aphasic neologisms reported in Japanese literature. Schizophrenic neologisms are different from aphasic neologisms in nature. The contrast becomes obvious when both are compared in Japanese writing based on the dual writing system of kanji (Chinese characters, ...
Nelson B R - - 1989
A unique case is presented in which disseminated Mycobacterium chelonae ssp. abscessus was found in a normal immunocompetent host after a traumatic injury. Although disseminated disease is known to occur in immunocompromised and postsurgical patients, this case is unusual in that it occurred in a patient with no evidence of ...
Sefiani A - - 1989
X-specific DNA probes were used to characterize the r(X) of a 45,X/46,X,r(X) female patient with Incontinentia pigmenti. It was found to be of maternal origin. Breakpoints were shown to be in or distal to p11.22 and between q12.2 and q13.1. When considering all known cases of Incontinentia pigmenti and X ...
Alterman D D - - 1988
The anatomy and pathology of the greater omentum as demonstrated by CT has been well described. Approximately 80% of cases of omental pathology are caused by malignancy and the remaining 20% are the result of inflammatory disease, mainly tuberculosis or pancreatitis. Histoplasmosis has not been previously reported to involve the ...
Stapleton G N GN Department of Surgery, University of Cape - - 1988
Septicaemia caused by inadvertent intravenous administration of enteral nutrition solution (ENS) is a potentially lethal complication of continuous enteral tube feeding. This report highlights the problem and makes a plea for administration sets that are not compatible with intravenous cannulas, and more stringent national bacteriological standards of preparation of ENS.
Uchihara T - - 1988
We reported a case of a 66-year-old female with uremia who developed myoclonic activity after administration of cefmetazole (4g/2 days). Curiously, the level of the antibiotics (236 micrograms/ml) in the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) was higher than that in the blood (103 micrograms/ml). Myoclonic activity faded away after cessation of the ...
Purushothaman K K - - 1986
In this detailed review article called studies on Dasamula, the first part, 'Prisniparni', covering its Chemistry, Botany and Biology is presented here.
Wroblewski B A - - 1986
Because of significant and seemingly haphazard fluctuations in serum carbamazepine concentrations, we decided to investigate the possible link between erythromycin administration and potential changes in serum carbamazepine concentration. We studied four cases involving this combination. In every case, serum carbamazepine concentrations either rose dramatically (doubled or tripled previous steady-state concentrations) ...
Teertstra H J - - 1985
In addition to a recently published case study, we present another three cases in which we observed both lung and renal uptake of technetium Tc 99m sulphur colloid which was related to a period of disseminated intravascular coagulation. Being familiar with this relationship may influence the diagnosis and course of ...
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