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Báez-Torres A - - 1994
A case of acute fatty liver of pregnancy is presented. This case is characterized by many of the reported diagnostic features of AFLP, including the abrupt onset of symptoms with progressive liver failure, coagulopathy and encephalopathy, during the third trimester of pregnancy. Autopsy findings confirmed the diagnosis. The literature is ...
Micheletti L - - 1994
The authors reviewed 21 cases of "mild vulvar atypia" diagnosed from 1981 to 1990. The first 16 cases were diagnosed as hyperplastic dystrophy with mild atypia according to the 1976 ISSVD Classification of Vulvar Disease, while the last five cases were diagnosed as vulvar intraepithelial neoplasia grade I (VIN I). ...
Moerman M - - 1993
Three case reports of mastoiditis caused by atypical mycobacteria are discussed and a review of the world literature is given. Our aim is to focus the attention of the ENT specialist and the pediatrician on these pathological agents in unilateral recurrent otitis media. The case reports illustrate the importance of ...
Sa'do B - - 1993
Actinomycosis is an uncommon chronic disease usually caused by Actinomyces israelii. It affects the soft tissue mainly but sometimes spreads to involve salivary glands, bone, or even the skin of the face and neck. Five cases have been seen in our department. Several imaging modalities were used to assist in ...
Mitnick J S - - 1993
PURPOSE: To identify causes of purported malpractice in diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer. MATERIALS AND METHODS: The authors reviewed cases from The New York Jury Verdict Reporter listed between 1985 and 1991 to look for those in which there was alleged delay in diagnosis or treatment of breast cancer. ...
Walker B F - - 1993
A review of the etiology, clinical, radiological and laboratory presentation, differential diagnosis and management.
Skoutelis A - - 1993
Four cases of non-tropical pyomyositis in adults are presented and 72 cases reported in the literature are reviewed. The diagnosis is often overlooked or delayed because most physicians are not familiar with the entity. Local signs of inflammation fever, leukocytosis and an elevated erythrocyte sedimentation rate are common features. Staphylococcus ...
Wenger N S - - 1993
OBJECTIVE: To compare the initial diagnosis of cases presented at morning report with the final morning report diagnosis reached at discharge from the Medicine service and the diagnosis as evaluated 6 months after discharge. DESIGN: Prospective cohort study of morning report cases. SETTING: A university internal medicine residency program. MEASUREMENTS: ...
Peter J R - - 1993
Acute urinary retention (AUR) is an uncommon diagnosis in childhood, associated with a variety of causes. The emergency physician is often the first to be called upon to evaluate and treat these children. To assist in making the diagnosis, we present our five-year experience with AUR presenting to the pediatric ...
Bailey W K - - 1993
Complete loss of light perception in an eye is one of the most severe complications of maxillofacial surgery. Although irreversible in many cases, early recognition and prompt intervention may improve the final outcome. The purpose of this article is to review the etiology and pathophysiology of retrobulbar hemorrhage, and discuss ...
Chipkevitch E - - 1993
We report the case of a 10-year-old girl with a mature teratoma in the hypothalamic region. The patient presented a 2-month history of anorexia, psychic disturbances and a 37% loss of body weight. These symptoms had led initially to a diagnosis of major depression and atypical anorexia nervosa. She also ...
Bosniak M A - - 1993
There has been a great increase in the detection and earlier diagnosis of a host of renal parenchymal tumors because of the continued improvement in imaging studies. Although this change will tend to improve the cure rate of renal cell carcinoma, it also has uncovered many cases that are problematic ...
Dickstein J I - - 1993
We have attempted to discuss some of the issues that interest pathologists who are involved in the diagnosis of CMPD and MDS. In most cases, correlation of the clinical findings with the findings in the blood and marrow will allow the morphologist to arrive at a proper diagnosis. Nevertheless, there ...
Deutchman M E - - 1993
Pyometra is an uncommon result of endometritis. The diagnosis of pyometra is made when a collection of pus is found within the endometrial cavity. Antibiotic administration and drainage of the pus are essential to resolve this condition. A report of a case of pyometra is presented and a technique for ...
Roy S - - 1993
We report a patient with pancreatic adenocarcinoma presenting with ureteric metastases. A low index of suspicion led to incomplete radiographic evaluation, and the etiology could not be established prior to laparotomy. The differential diagnosis of ureteric strictures is reviewed, with a view to providing a simple diagnostic flow chart that ...
Akduman L - - 1993
Brucellosis is a rare cause of uveitis, seen more often in developing countries. We report a case of ocular brucellosis, where diagnosis was confirmed with a high Brucella agglutination titer in the vitreous specimen. The case was treated by pars plana vitrectomy and antibiotics. We believe that a vitreous specimen ...
Abbott G T - - 1993
Pyogenic sacroiliitis is considered to be an uncommon infection, which is often diagnosed late because of poor localization of symptoms and normal plain radiographs at presentation. Nine cases aged between 20 months and 14 years who presented with sacroiliitis over a 7 year period are reviewed retrospectively. Isotope bone scanning ...
Imananagha K K - - 1993
For the general practitioner it is extremely difficult to make the diagnosis of the thalamic pain syndrome of Dejerine-Roussy which may develop in patients who have suffered a cerebrovascular accident. Because of this inability, the syndrome is considered rare in Africa. At the Teaching Hospital of the University of Calabar, ...
Schmidt R D - - 1992
Little has been written about infant botulism in the emergency medicine literature, despite increasing references in the pediatric journals. We describe three cases diagnosed at The Children's Hospital in Denver, Colorado, over an 8-month period. A review of the literature follows, to discuss the clinical manifestations, differential diagnosis, diagnostic workup ...
Amenta C A CA - - 1992
Luetic endolymphatic hydrops (LEH) is an effectively treatable disorder that requires astute clinical judgment to suspect, confirm, and treat. We provide a review of the literature as well as recommendations regarding the clinical management of LEH with discussion of several illustrative cases. We also give an overview of laboratory testing ...
Irani B S - - 1992
Four case reports of relapsing polychondritis, (RP), are presented, together with a literature review and management suggestions. There are approximately 211 reported cases in world literature making RP an uncommon condition associated with high morbidity and mortality rates. The key to the management of RP is based on accurate and ...
Ginzburg E - - 1992
Lingual infarction, although a very rare entity has been reported in 16 cases since 1961. The goal of this article is to alert the physician to the symptoms of tongue claudication to prevent the morbid effects of tongue infarction and blindness due to cranial arteritis. A discussion of the disease ...
Cespedes R D - - 1992
Brucellosis is an endemic disease in many of the countries in which military personnel are stationed, including the Middle East, where thousands are deployed. The signs and symptoms of brucellosis are often nonspecific and diagnosis requires a high index of suspicion. This case report involves a Turkish national with an ...
Klink B K - - 1992
Traumatic bilateral renal artery thrombosis is a rare injury. We found 15 cases previously reported. An additional case report of a 54-year-old man is presented with a review of the literature. The diagnosis was made by computed tomography and confirmed by angiography. Successful revascularization was performed. A high index of ...
Helm T N - - 1992
A case of relapsing polychondritis with perichondrial IgG and C3, dermoepidermal IgG, and a coexisting pseudocyst of the auricle is reported. The use of direct immunofluorescence testing in establishing a diagnosis of relapsing polychondritis and the expected findings are reviewed. In some cases direct immunofluorescence may allow a diagnosis of ...
Herring K M - - 1992
This case reviews a myositis ossificans of traumatic origin discovered beneath the fifth metatarsal in an adult male. Details of its anatomic appearance are illustrated with the assistance of plane film roentgenography and magnetic resonance imaging. Histologic sections are included to support the diagnosis and present characteristic cellular patterns. A ...
van Bommel E F - - 1991
Twelve patients with retroperitoneal fibrosis (RPF) over a 10-yr period (1980-1990) are reviewed. The clinical manifestations, radiographic findings as well as treatment and follow-up are discussed and a review of the literature is presented. Nowadays the diagnosis can be established with near-certainty by means of computed tomographic scan (CT). In ...
Phelan S T - - 1991
Transverse fractures of the sacrum with neurological complications have been studied in four patients illustrating the following features: diagnosis is often delayed, there are radiological difficulties in making the diagnosis, and the indications for surgery are not well defined. Specific radiographic views are recommended. All the cases presented in this ...
Bhatnagar R - - 1991
The authors describe two children who presented with atypical posterior uveitis and who were subsequently diagnosed as having diffuse infiltrating retinoblastoma. A review of these two cases and 26 previously published cases was performed to assess the epidemiology, presenting signs, and usefulness of diagnostic tests. In contrast to typical retinoblastoma, ...
Brooks L R - - 1991
Three experiments are reported showing that diagnosis of skin disorders by medical residents and general practitioners was facilitated by similar cases previously seen in the same context. Diagnosis of similar cases was facilitated more than that of dissimilar cases in the same diagnostic category, demonstrating that facilitation was not solely ...
Wortman P D - - 1991
A case of subcutaneous cysticercosis is presented, and 35 other cases from the literature are reviewed. Patients usually have multiple subcutaneous nodules that are firm, mobile, and sometimes painful, occurring mainly on the trunk and extremities. Diagnosis is made by biopsy; however, radiologic and immunologic studies can be helpful in ...
Steffen R M - - 1991
Eosinophilic gastroenteritis is an inflammatory disease of unknown etiology characterized by infiltration of the gastrointestinal tract with eosinophilic leukocytes, accompanied by varying abdominal symptoms and usually by peripheral blood eosinophilia. We report our experience with six pediatric cases presenting to the Cleveland Clinic Foundation over the past eight years. Unusual ...
McCaughey W T - - 1991
The experience of the US/Canadian Mesothelioma Panel with its first 200 cases is reviewed. The light microscopic diagnosis, histochemical findings, immunohistochemical findings, and electron microscopic features of malignant mesotheliomas are reviewed in the context of differential diagnosis. Reasons for referral of case material to the panel and lessons from follow-up ...
Palladino S J - - 1991
The cubonavicular coalition is a rare form of tarsal coalition that probably accounts for less than 1% of all coalitions. The authors present a new case of cubonavicular coalition as well as the findings of the 17 previously published accounts. Etiology, clinical presentation, diagnosis, and treatment of the condition are ...
Schou J - - 1991
Due to the complex innervation of the lower urinary tract, many neurological diseases will lead to disturbances in the function of the lower urinary tract. The usual urodynamic procedures leave a group of patients where definitive diagnosis is impossible. Fifty-three patients were evaluated with evoked potentials of the bulbocavernosus reflex ...
Van Linthoudt D - - 1991
The radial tubercle is rarely the site of enthesopathy. When it occurs, symptoms and radiological images are usually typical enough for unequivocal diagnosis. We report the case of a man with atypical pain and X-rays modifications of the radial tubercle. Correct diagnosis was established by histological analysis. Better knowledge of ...
Schober R - - 1991
Gliomatosis cerebri is rarely encountered and its intra vitam diagnosis has remained difficult. We present biopsy and autopsy findings in three cases that are representative of diffuse glioma, gliomatosis cerebri and diffuse glioblastosis, a modification of the subclassification proposed by Zülch31. Stereotactic biopsy in conjunction with nuclear magnetic resonance tomography ...
Wetzel R - - 1991
A combination of costo-sterno-clavicular hyperostosis and palmo-plantar pustulosis, sometimes with hyperostotic spondylosis and spondylarthritis, is called pustular osteoarthropathy. In the Western hemisphere 40 cases have been reported and in the Far East the condition occurs more commonly. Five cases are described. Diagnosis is difficult because the skin lesions can occur ...
Scally C M - - 1990
Cystic hygroma is considered a disease of childhood. It may appear for the first time in adult life but recurrence by that stage is rare and may present difficulties in diagnosis due to previous treatment. The authors present a case where early pharmacological intervention may have prevented a potentially life ...
Pender E S - - 1990
Two cases of cough-variant asthma are presented, one in an adult and one in a child. We discuss the diagnosis, treatment, and course of this common, yet often unrecognized entity. The keys to diagnosis are a typical history, clinical suspicion, and subsequent response to bronchodilator therapy. Treatment of cough-variant asthma ...
Adkisson G H - - 1990
Inner ear barotrauma with rupture of the round or oval window secondary to diving and decompression sickness (DCS) of the inner ear can be a difficult diagnosis to differentiate. The dive profile or associated elements of DCS will often confirm the diagnosis. Occasionally, diagnosis is made during recompression or during ...
Bramble J M - - 1990
A computer algorithm for information retrieval from an electronic teaching file has been developed. This index enables the user to retrieve cases from a teaching file, based on the input of a combination of features. The algorithm is based on nearest neighbor analysis, and is programmed in the "C" language. ...
Aitchison J M JM Department of General Surgery, University of Natal and King Edward VIII Hospital, - - 1990
Bites by boomslang are uncommon and usually occur in adult snake handlers who are aware of the potentially fatal consequences, i.e. disseminated intravascular coagulation with delayed onset of spontaneous haemorrhage. Accidental bites in children are rare. Aids to diagnosis include the description of the bite, identification of the snake, and ...
Scialdone A M - - 1990
A 52-year-old woman developed subjective right hemiparesthesias over a two-day period. Because of a paucity of physical findings, apparent anxiety with tachypnea, and a respiratory alkalosis with hypocapnia, a diagnosis of hyperventilation syndrome was considered. However, because of the unilateral symptoms, a computed tomography scan was performed, demonstrating a left ...
Franco V - - 1990
A xanthogranulomatous salpingitis, occurring in a fifty-two year old patient and appearing itself as a hydrosalpinx, is reported. The histological picture was characterized by the presence of several foamy histiocytes admixed with other inflammatory cells. Considerations about epidemiology, etiopathogenetic mechanisms and problems of differential diagnosis with other diseases are discussed.
McCloskey D W - - 1990
Delicate lymph nodal tissue must be processed accurately and evaluated for proper patient management. In more than 125 cases at Methodist Hospital of Indiana, we devised a procedure that has allowed accurate diagnosis in 98% of cases. The pathologist's approach and the variety of studies necessary to confirm the diagnosis ...
Lawson K S - - 1990
Septic bursitis of the foot is a disorder infrequently reported in the medical literature. This infrequent reporting may represent a true low incidence of occurrence or may be a reflection of failure to recognize and diagnose this condition. This paper retrospectively reviews the presentation, clinical course, and outcome of patients ...
Bailey R N - - 1990
Lumps and bumps have been seen on the ocular surface or adnexa of many of our patients. Most of these are readily identified; however, we may occasionally see an unusual "growth" and wonder about its pathological significance. The topic of epithelial neoplastic growths with special emphasis on the subclass of ...
Ljung R - - 1990
With a view to the characterisation of presenting symptoms, a survey was made of 140 boys diagnosed as having haemophilia A or B, severe or moderate form, in Sweden during the years 1960-1987. Mean age at diagnosis was nine months for the severe cases and 22 months for the moderate ...
Newlands G G Department of Entomology, University of - - 1990
A simple key that will enable the clinician to diagnose the culprit species in cases of spider bite in Africa south of the equator in the absence of the culprit is presented. Species of four spider genera are responsible for virtually all the cases of araneism requiring medical attention, viz. ...
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