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Bin Saif Ghada A GA Department of Dermatology, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi - - 2011
Scalp pruritus is a common complaint that is considered a diagnostically and therapeutically challenging situation. Scalp skin has a unique neural structure that contains densely innervated hair follicles and dermal vasculature. In spite of the recent advances in our understanding of itch pathophysiology, scalp itching has not been studied as ...
Welker James A - - 2011
OBJECTIVE: Clostridium difficile-associated disease (CDAD) is common and has a 6.1% mortality. Governmental agencies have recommended surveillance, but reporting increases health care costs. We sought to identify a reliable method of reporting CDAD that will not significantly increase health care costs. METHODS: Patients were identified via database query for International ...
El-Herte Rima I - - 2011
Abstract Clostridium difficile colitis infection is on the rise and is considerably increasing the duration of hospital stay, as well as healthcare costs. The management of C. difficile colitis has become more challenging with the increasing failure of therapeutic response to metronidazole and oral vancomycin. Tigecycline is a new glycylcycline ...
Lee Sang Sin - - 2011
Pseudocyst of the scalp is described in the Japanese literature as a skin-colored cystic tumor localized on the forehead, whereas alopecic and aseptic nodules of the scalp are described in the French literature as asymptomatic nodules on the scalp that lack a pseudocyst-like architecture. The etiology of these diseases is ...
Dorfey C - - 2011
The first record of Elasmus polistis Burks in Polistes versicolor (Olivier) nests in the Rio Grande do Sul state and in Brazil is provided. A total of 173 specimens of P. versicolor and 790 specimens of E.polistis were collected from two nests from Gramado and Santa Cruz do Sul, RS, ...
Mann Andrea P - - 2011
Abstract Background: Over the past decade, there has been an increase in both community-acquired and health-care-associated Clostridium difficile colitis secondary to broad-spectrum antibiotic exposure. Toxic megacolon is a rare complication of pseudomembranous colitis that often necessitates emergency colectomy. Methods: Review of the pertinent English-language literature. Results: We present a case ...
Lau Chi-Pan - - 2011
Docetaxel is a commonly-used anti-cancer chemotherapeutic agent given its efficacy in a large variety of solid tumors. It is associated with various adverse effects one of which is nail toxicity. We report a case of severe onycholysis as a result of treatment with docetaxel in a patient who suffered from ...
Neuberger Ami - - 2011
Malaria chemoprophylaxis with doxycycline is commonly used in the United Kingdom and in many other countries. It is considered to be associated with an increased risk of Clostridium difficile associated diarrhea (CDAD). We describe a case of diarrhea and a positive stool assay for C. difficile in a returning traveler, ...
Zaraa Ines - - 2011
  Erythema nodosum (EN) in association with kerion celsi is a rare condition in children, with only 11 cases having been reported in the English literature. We describe a new case in a 7-year-old boy in whom the disorder had begun 2 months before. He had many inflamed, boggy, suppurative nodules ...
Kim Eun-A - - 2011
Seven cases of malignant lymphohematopoietic (LHP) disorder were claimed to have developed from occupational exposure at two plants of a semiconductor company from 2007 to 2010. This study evaluated the possibility of exposure to carcinogenic agents for the cases. Clinical courses were reviewed with assessing possible exposure to carcinogenic agents ...
Dhamija Bhoresh - - 2011
BACKGROUND: Osteopetrosis is a heterogenous group of disorders characterised by a failure of normal bone maturation and abnormal bone sclerosis secondary to the failure of osteoclasts to resorb bone. The most serious consequences of this disorder affect the nervous system. Patients with infantile osteopetrosis (also called malignant osteopetrosis) can develop ...
Pentland Duncan - - 2011
pentland d., forsyth k., maciver d., walsh m., murray r., irvine l. & sikora s. (2011) Key characteristics of knowledge transfer and exchange in healthcare: integrative literature review. Journal of Advanced Nursing. ABSTRACT: Aim.  This paper presents the results of a review of literature relating to knowledge transfer and exchange in ...
Mitchell Matthew D - - 2011
Objectives: Health systems frequently make decisions regarding acquisition and use of new technologies. It is desirable to base these decisions on clinical evidence, but often these technologies are used for multiple indications and evidence of effectiveness for one indication does not prove effectiveness for all. Here, we describe two examples ...
Pang Aaron - - 2011
Skull base osteomyelitis is a life-threatening condition that sometimes arises as a sequela of otitis media and mastoiditis. We present a retrospective analysis of the clinical course of 3 patients with skull base osteomyelitis that originated in the middle ear or mastoid. All 3 patients were elderly diabetic men who ...
Grant Maria J - - 2011
Reviews are seen as a way of exploiting existing data or research findings more fully and can offer a summarised insight into the current understanding of the evidence. Library and information science (LIS) workers can use reviews to inform their decision-making and service planning. Although the LIS evidence base continues ...
Santín J M López - - 2011
The position attributed in recent years to overvalued ideas between delusion and obsession and that are derived from the reduction of the construct per se to one of its characteristics, that is, insight, has undergone a critical review. Using a case with dysmorphophobic ideas, the difficulties to define it and ...
Sharma H - - 2011
Primary peritoneal mesothelioma is a rare and aggressive tumour. We present six consecutive cases treated by our institution in the last three years. All were between 56-65 years old and only one gave a history of direct contact with asbestos. Four of the patients showed a thrombocytosis on presentation but ...
Dantas-Torres F - - 2011
This report is the first record of a species of Aquanirmus in Brazil and it increases the known geographical distribution of A. major Cicchino & González Acuña, a species recently described based on material collected in Argentina and Chile.
Wolpert Lewis - - 2011
The concept of positional information proposes that cells acquire positional values as in a coordinate system, which they interpret by developing in particular ways to give rise to spatial patterns. Some of the best evidence for positional information comes from regeneration experiments, and the patterning of the leg and antenna ...
Mendoza-Santiesteban Carlos E - - 2010
OCT is probably one of the most revolutionary technologies that has appeared in ophthalmology in recent years. We are still trying to understand and clarify the use of OCT in neuro-ophthalmology. In this article we share our experience using various OCT devices over the last ten years, as well as ...
Pedro Renato N - - 2010
The authors present an objective review of what is new in endourology instrumentation, based on up-to-date scientific data gathered from meetings, state-of-art lectures and current literature. The main scope of this review is to highlight the most recommended device options for each step of an ureteroscopy, in order to offer ...
Adachi Iki - - 2010
We microscopically examined atrial tissues surgically obtained from a 35-year-old woman who had been palliated with the atriopulmonary connection in a Fontan operation 23 years earlier. Apart from mild hypertrophy of myocytes and trivial interstitial fibrosis, no gross abnormalities were identified. Although this finding is somehow surprising, considering the duration ...
Bendaña Emma Ester - - 2011
A literature review of PubMed reveals that 1 case report is found of a retained Foley catheter for 3 years. We report a case of a straight catheter lost in the urethra and forgotten for 20 years and its safe surgical removal. The calcified straight catheter was removed through a ...
Ward Kristina E - - 2010
PURPOSE: Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS) and toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN) associated with the use of nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are described. SUMMARY: A search of the English- language medical literature was conducted to identify studies and cases of SJS and TEN associated with NSAIDs and cyclooxygenase-2-selective NSAIDs available in the United ...
Gune Abhijit - - 2010
A graduate of the ADA Evidence-based Dentistry Champions Conference explains what he has learned about the techniques of EBD literature and literature searches. EBD is the area of overlap among the literature, clinical experience, and patient characteristics. This paper focuses on evidence from the literature. Sources of summarized evidence are ...
Brain Oliver - - 2009
Collagenous gastritis is a rare disorder first described in 1989. After encountering two cases, we decided to review the literature and evaluate the collagen band. A systematic review of PubMed and EMBASE databases was performed. Twenty-eight cases have been previously described and two patterns of presentations are identifiable: children or ...
McGarvey Lorcan - - 2010
As the number of published articles in the field of cough increases year on year, it is sometimes helpful to pause and review what might have passed us by. This "Clinical Year in Review" provides an opportunity to reflect on a number of important studies reported in the area of ...
Reed, Edward B
Cyclops kolensis was named by Lilljeborg in 1901; in the intervening 60 odd years, it has been infrequently reported in the literature. Kozminski (1933) noted that although C. kolensis is one of the most widely distributed species "in our region" it had been forgotten until recent years when he and ...
Peacock Oliver - - 2009
Clostridium difficile infection is associated with antibiotic therapy and usually limited to the colonic mucosa. However, it is also a rare cause of enteritis, with only a few cases reported in the literature. In the present report, the case of a 30-year-old woman with Clostridium difficile enteritis who previously had ...
Nallasivan Mani - - 2009
A 58-year-old Caucasian woman was admitted for knee replacement but during the postoperative period she developed sepsis due to pneumonia, which was treated with coamoxiclav and then piperacillin (for 2 weeks). She had renal failure, which needed haemofiltration. During her recovery she had diarrhoea due to Clostridium difficile, which was ...
Pelman Richard S - - 2008
Now on the market in the United States for almost 3 years and available in 48 countries worldwide, solifenacin 5 mg or 10 mg once daily continues to demonstrate a profile of safety and efficacy as a treatment for incontinence, urgency, and other symptoms of OAB. More than 2.2 million ...
Romi R - - 2008
Since its introduction in Italy in 1990, Aedes albopictus has spread quickly across the country, being at present reported in scattered foci in all regions below 600 m of altitude. The most important items of the lesson learned in almost 20 years of fight against the "Tiger" in Italy are ...
Ferraboschi Patrizia - - 2008
Budesonide is the 16alpha,17alpha-acetal of 16alpha-hydroxyprednisolone with n-butyraldehyde, endowed with anti-inflammatory activity. In a sample of budesonide tablets, kept for 3 years at 25 degrees C and 60% RH unknown impurities, not reported in European Pharmacopoiea, were present. Their identification was achieved by means of chemical and spectroscopic methods.
Schwid Howard A - - 2008
Sharing simulator case scenarios among educators will greatly reduce the cost and effort involved in bringing simulation to our students. A library of 72 cases was posted to the internet to freely share. The cases in the library consist of text files utilizing a simple open-source format. In the first ...
Birmingham Jackie - - 2007
Some hospitals have maintained a balance of the two mandated functions, utilization review and discharge planning, that directly affect the work of case management. Others have leaned more toward the fiscally based utilization review over the needs-based function of discharge planning. This article examines the trends within case management that ...
Hammontree Lee N - - 2006
We report a case of bilateral metastatic renal hemangiopericytoma. A 37-year-old Caucasian male presented in 1993 with intracranial hemangiopericytoma. Subsequent metastatic disease noted years later include bilateral renal hemangiopericytoma 10 years after initial presentation. To our knowledge, this is only the second reported case of bilateral metastatic renal hemangiopericytoma.
Palmer David C - - 2006
The history of the writing of Verbal Behavior (Skinner, 1957), Chomsky's review (1959), and MacCorquodale's rebuttal (1970) are briefly summarized. Chomsky's recent reflections on his review are analyzed: Chomsky's refusal to acknowledge the review's errors or its aggressive tone is consistent with his polemical style but comes at a minor ...
Jaiswal Awadhesh Kumar - - 2005
Medullomyoblastoma is a rare variant of medulloblastoma containing a component of striated and smooth muscle with survival of 3 to 4 years following surgery and radiotherapy. The authors report a rare case of medullomyoblastoma with an unusual survival of over 11 years without recurrence. The relevant literature is briefly reviewed.
Hodelet Nicola - - 2005
New case law on diminished responsibility in Scotland (Galbraith v. HM Advocate 2001) re-defined the defence and clarified the role of expert witnesses. We examined how this judgment affected the use of the defence, provision of expert evidence and the outcome of trials. We studied homicide cases in one area ...
Jefferson Prado
Adiantum tetragonum Schrad., a rare and endemic species to Brazil, is typified, described, and illustrated. This is the first report and collection of this species in 180 years.
Funaki Brian - - 2005
Contrast-induced nephropathy is a common but poorly understood problem. A large body of literature devoted to the subject is replete with contradictions and conflicting reports. The purpose of this article is to summarize our current understanding of the problem by reviewing some of the best studies done to date. Recommendations ...
Saito Takashi - - 2005
Psittacosis infection is usually reported in adults aged around 30 to 60 years. We report here two cases of psittacosis in an elderly couple (76 and 77 years old) who jointly ran a pet shop. Psittacosis was diagnosed from a history of exposure to birds and from serological testing for ...
Goldstein Robert H - - 2005
We report on a case of a female patient who was successfully treated with hypnosis for warts on 2 occasions separated by an interval of 7 years. Of note is the fact that she had low expectations regarding the benefit to be derived from hypnosis and did not at first ...
de Ravel Thomy J L - - 2005
The 18p- syndrome has been known for over 40 years, the first report being by de Grouchy et al. [Comptes Rendus Hebdomadaires Séances l'Acad Sci 256 (1963) 1028]. Mental retardation of varying severity is the most constant feature. Over 100 cases have been reported. The eldest patients have been 50 ...
Lohmeier K - - 2005
Toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN) is very rare in the newborn period. So far, three cases of TEN in newborns have been reported worldwide. We report a premature infant of 27 weeks' gestational age with TEN at 4 weeks of age. Sepsis treated by an antibiotic combination regimen preceding the TEN ...
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The first catches of billfish recorded in the IOTC nominal catches (NC) database were made in 1970, by longline gear. Although catches of these species did occur before that year, they were reported aggregated as billfish NEI.
Solkar Mamoon H - - 2004
Pseudomyxoma peritonei is a rare condition consisting of mucinous ascites, most commonly arising from mucinous tumors of the appendix and occasionally from the ovary. Very rarely mucinous implants arise in the retroperitoneum without any intra-peritoneal involvement. This has been termed as pseudomyxoma extraperitonei. We report a case of a 57 ...
Yamamoto T - - 2003
Twenty-one cases of a persistent vegetative state (PVS) caused by various kinds of brain damage were evaluated neurologically and electrophysiologically at 3 months after the brain injury. The 21 cases were treated by deep brain stimulation (DBS) therapy, and followed up for over 10 years. The stimulation sites were the ...
Mittal Rachna - - 2002
Post-kala-azar dermal leishmaniasis (PKDL) as the name suggests, develops usually after 1-2 years of treated kala azar (KA).1 Infrequently, cases may be seen later than 2 years. A case of PKDL occurring after 10 years of treated KA is herein reported. Such a long disease-free interval may be forgotten by ...
Chan Daniel C N - - 2002
Reports of longevity for multi-surface amalgam restoration have been limited. This paper reports a case where a five-surface complex amalgam restoration has been followed and documented for 40 years. The pictorial series will help to identify some of the factors a dentist should consider before replacing the restoration.
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