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Anunobi C C CC Department of Anatomic and Molecular Pathology, College of Medicine, University of Lagos and Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Lagos, - - 2014
Congenital mesoblastic nephroma (CMN) is a renal stromal neoplasm of infancy. It comprises 3-10% of all pediatric renal tumors. We report a case of CMN in a 30 week old premature female neonate seen at autopsy who was born to a 26-year-old woman by emergency cesarean section on account of ...
Kunin M M Nephrology and Hypertension Institute, Sheba Medical Center and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel-Hashomer, Israel, - - 2014
Non-tuberculous mycobacteria are a rare but serious cause of peritoneal dialysis-related peritonitis. There are no clear guidelines for treating non-tuberculous mycobacteria peritoneal dialysis-associated infections. It has been recommended that at least two antibiotics be given for a prolonged period and peritoneal catheter should be removed. This paper describes the clinical ...
Weld Lancaster R LR Department of Urology, San Antonio Military Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, TX, - - 2014
To determine predictors of fluoroscopy time during uncomplicated, unilateral ureteroscopy for urolithiasis performed by urology residents during the first 2 years of residency. The patient charts and computed tomography scans of consecutive, unilateral, uncomplicated ureteroscopy cases for urolithiasis were retrospectively reviewed. The cases were performed by beginning urology residents over the ...
Shimizu Kenji K Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kumamoto University, 1-1-1 Honjo, Kumamoto, 860-8556, - - 2014
For neoplasms in the third and fourth parts of the duodenum, a duodenectomy that preserves the pancreas may provide feasible tumor clearance while avoiding the additional dissection and pancreaticoduodenectomy. We herein describe the case of a 40-year-old male patient with an adenoma in the third part of the duodenum. The ...
O'Donovan Peter P BioMed Central, 236 Gray's Inn, Road, London, WC1X 8HB, UK. - - 2014
The editors of BMC Hematology would like to thank all our reviewers who have contributed to the journal in Volume 13 (2013).
Morawska Magdalena M BioMed Central, Floor 6, 236 Gray's Inn Road, London WC1X 8HB, UK. - - 2014
The editors of BMC Gastroenterology would like to thank all of our reviewers who have contributed to the journal in Volume 13 (2013).
Mylarappa Prasad P Department of Urology, MS Ramaiah Medical College and Hospital, Bangalore, Karnataka, - - 2014
Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (SWL) is considered the standard of care for the treatment of small upper ureteric and renal calculi. A few centers have extended its use to the treatment of bile duct calculi and pancreatic calculi. The complication rates with SWL are low, resulting in its wide spread ...
Chen Shengdi S Ruijin Hospital, Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, China. - - 2014
The editors of Translational Neurodegeneration would like to thank all our reviewers who have contributed to the journal in Volume 2 (2013).
Rowles Thomas A TA BioMed Central Floor 6, 236 Gray's Inn Road, London WC1X 8HB, UK. - - 2014
The editors of BMC Anesthesiology would like to thank all our reviewers who have contributed their time to the journal in Volume 13 (2013).
Jalil Rozh R Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London, London, - - 2014
Pseudoaneurysm remains one of the rare complications of partial nephrectomy with reported rates of 0.4-1.4%. We add to the literature a case of asymptomatic pseudoaneurysm post laparoscopic partial nephrectomy (LPN) that was successfully treated with embolisation.
Bayrak Savas S Department of General Surgery, Istanbul Training and Research Hospital, Kasap İlyas Mah, Org, Abdurrahman Nafiz Gürman Cd, PK: 34098,, Istanbul (212) 4596000, Turkey. - - 2014
Disseminated peritoneal leiomyomatosis is a rare disease. Almost all disseminated peritoneal leiomyomatosis cases described in the literature are associated with a gynecological disorder or a mass in the abdominal cavity. Disseminated peritoneal leiomyomatosis with only chronic constipation has not been reported in the English literature. We present a case of ...
Kolibáč Jiří J Moravian Museum, Department of Entomology, Hviezdoslavova 29a, 627 00 Brno, Czech - - 2013
Cleroidea) is reviewed to species level. Keys to its genera, tribes and subfamilies are presented for the first time. All known species and subspecies are listed, together with complete taxonomic references back to 1910, the date of issue of the last catalogue of Trogossitidae. Higher taxa reviews are accompanied by ...
Casanova-Martínez Daniel D Biomedical Department (Human Anatomy Unit), University of Antofagasta, Av. Angamos 601, 1240000, Antofagasta, Chile, - - 2013
The presence and disposition of supernumerary tendons in the fourth extensor compartment of the wrist have been described by several authors. The aim of this communication was to describe a finding in a study of an anatomical dissection of an adult cadaver that presents a rare disposition of extensor tendons ...
Kollia Paraskevi - - 2013
Ectopic ovarian tissue is a rare gynecologic condition. The presence of ectopic ovary may be accompanied by maldevelopments of the genital and urinary tract. We report an extremely rare case of a 39-year-old woman presenting with abdominal pain localized in the right lower quadrant. During the preoperative investigation and the ...
Khanduri Sachin - - 2013
Ascariasis of the gallbladder is a very rare presentation. We report a case of a 15-year-old boy who presented with complaints of pain in the abdomen, vomiting, pruritus, and fever on-and-off for 10 days. On radiological examination, an ultrasonography of the abdomen showed a dilated gallbladder with multiple linear echogenic, ...
Moratalla Charcos Luz Maria - - 2013
To analyze the management of prenatal urinoma and ureteropelvic junction obstruction (UPJO) postnatally by a case report and literature review. We report a case of an UPJO and urinoma in a newborn. After birth, renal function was absent, and nephrectomy was performed. The literature from 1985 to date has been ...
Ismail Aimen - - 2013
Transepithelial elimination is a process by which dermal materials are expelled through an active epithelial-dermal connective tissue interaction. It has been described as a regular or sporadic occurrence in a variety of dermatologic conditions, including sarcoidosis. Our patient demonstrated a rare presentation of sarcoidosis involving the genital region, with histopathologic ...
Evans Helen - - 2013
Mike Lehane's Webwise review of the NHS England website (Reviews September 18) makes for a fascinating insight into this new body.
Spaner Shelley Jane - - 2013
Metanephric adenomas are rare benign renal neoplasms, uncommonly seen in the pediatric population. They are typically detected incidentally on imaging studies performed for unrelated clinical presentations. Preoperatively, the imaging appearance of this tumor overlaps with the appearance of more common and more aggressive renal neoplasms such as Wilms' tumor or ...
Jiang Honghao - - 2013
This study aims to review clinical features, treatments, and prognostic factors of thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) associated with systemic lupus erythematosus patients (sTTP). The case reports of sTTP published in world literature from 1999 to 2011 were collected, and 105 cases were divided into death group and survival group. The ...
Ernst Linda M - - 2013
Abstract Massive perivillous fibrin deposition (MPVFD) of the placenta and renal tubular dysgenesis (RTD) are both relatively rare diseases with potential recurrence risk that have not been previously associated in the literature. Herein, we report the clinical course, autopsy findings, and placental pathologic features from three consecutive pregnancies delivered in ...
Taşkınlar Hakan - - 2013
Hydrocalycosis is defined as cystic dilatation of a major calyx with a demonstrable connection to the renal pelvis and an epithelial lining of the cyst wall. Although this condition has long been known, there are no sufficient data concerning this pathology in the literature. In this study, we present two ...
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 ...
Gilmore James F - - 2013
Intraperitoneal (IP) administration of antibiotics is a mainstay of therapy in the treatment of peritoneal dialysis-related peritonitis. The therapeutic options against gram-positive organisms in patients intolerant to vancomycin are limited. ♢ This case report and review of the literature used a search of PubMed with the terms "daptomycin," "intraperitoneal," and ...
Garge Saurabh - - 2013
Blunt trauma represents a major cause of death in children. The incidence of renal arterial injuries in these cases is less than 1%. Traumatic renal artery occlusion is a rare occurrence in the pediatric age group. However, there is lack of information on the exact incidence and results of the ...
Gopalakrishnan N - - 2013
IgG4 interstitial nephritis is a recently described entity. A middle-aged gentleman with bilateral parotid enlargement, hepatosplenomegaly and generalized lymphadenopathy was referred to us for evaluation of renal failure. He had trace proteinuria and large kidneys. Kidney biopsy revealed interstitial nephritis with characteristic storiform fibrosis. Immunohistochemistry demonstrated intense staining for IgG4-secreting ...
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 ...
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. ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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).
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 ...
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 ...
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).
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Ghaouti Merieme - - 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 ...
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 ...
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