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Kelly Patrick - - 2002
AIM: To review the Auckland experience of childhood gonorrhoea, with particular regard to inter-agency management and medicolegal outcome. METHODS: Retrospective review of medical records at a specialist child abuse assessment unit, and follow up with other agencies involved. RESULTS: Twelve cases of genital gonorrhoea in pre-pubertal children in five years, ...
Muzumdar D P - - 2002
A massive left subtemporal extradural cholesterol granuloma in a 45 year old male patient is reported. The lesion communicated with the petrous temporal bone and was diagnosed after it became symptomatic 30 years following surgery for left chronic otitis media. The case is analysed and the literature on the subject ...
Gandara-Rey J M - - 2002
We report a case of primary herpetic gingivostomatitis in a 65 years old patient. Age of onset for this disease is typically 1-5 years, though it may also arise in adolescents and young adults; it is rare in children of less than 6 months, as well as in adults more ...
Sattar S Pirzada - - 2002
Forensic psychiatry involves an adaptation to a role that is very different from the psychiatrist's previous clinical experiences. To render an unbiased forensic opinion, psychiatrists have to rise above their countertransference feelings. This takes years of practice and experience. The following is an account of a forensic trainee who faced ...
Dissanaike A S - - 2001
A further case of ocular parastrongyliasis has been seen in a patient from Sri Lanka. As it is a juvenile female worm it could not be identified to the species, but it is probably Parastrongylus (= Angiostrongylus) cantonensis which is the commonly reported species in the country. This is the ...
Chaudhury S - - 2001
A girl of 19 years who presented with the typical features of Anorexia Nervosa is reported and the condition is briefly discussed.
Pollack C V CV - - 2001
The Laryngeal Mask Airway (LMA) was developed in the 1980s, but has only recently begun to be used in Emergency Medicine. The LMA affords effective assisted ventilation without requiring endotracheal intubation or visualization of the glottis. In doing so, it is more efficacious than a bag-valve-mask apparatus, although the risk ...
Sane S P - - 2000
Skin adverse drug reactions (ADRs) generally present as transient erythematous macular/papular rashes. However these can many a times be the initial presentation of serious muco-cutaneous ADRs such as Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS) or toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN). The incidence of SJS varies from 1.2 to 6 per million patient-years and that ...
Virgili A - - 2000
OBJECTIVE: To analyze 10.5 years' experience with hidradenoma papilliferum in Ferrara, Italy. STUDY DESIGN: Review of 8 cases plus 25 from other area clinicians. RESULTS AND CONCLUSION: The clinical aspects of hidradenoma papilliferum are confusing. The tumor is uncommon, so physicians do not gain enough experience to recognize it. Histology ...
Fragoso Y D - - 1998
The authors describe the case of an adolescent who had suffered from unilateral continuous headache since she was 8 years old. Treatment with indomethacin 50 mg/day promptly relieved the pain which had affected her for the previous 9 years. To the best of our knowledge, this is the earliest onset ...
Broome J C - - 1998
When 10% carbamide peroxide is inefficient for stubborn stains and the patient experiences no sensitivity, higher concentrations (up to 35%) may resolve the discoloration.
Marks I M - - 1997
BACKGROUND: There has been no report of comorbid transsexualism and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) or of their differential course over follow-up. METHOD: Such comorbidity and follow-up are documented in a case report. RESULTS: A man who had been transsexual and homosexual since early adolescence developed severe OCD at age 40 as ...
Elliot D - - 1997
The successes of composite grafting of fingertips in the early years of plastic surgery have been repeated in the few studies of this treatment which have been reported during the last 50 years. The early and recent history of this subject are reviewed in the light of the increasingly pessimistic ...
del Río E - - 1997
Three cases in which comedones developed in three different peculiar patterns are presented. Comedones developed along the stria nasi, the creases of the forehead and the ear lobule in a girl aged 14 and 2 men aged 73 and 72 years, respectively. A parallelism with keratosis punctata of the palmar ...
Chen Y F - - 1996
In reviewing the literature, there was only one report having the ductus over 30 mm in width. Recently, we utilized cardiopulmonary bypass, hypothermia, and low flow through a transpulmonary approach to close 2 cases of giant patent ductus arteriosus. Both cases complicated with systemic pulmonary hypertension. Its outside diameters were ...
Ashiru J O - - 1996
This is the first reported case of rhinosporidiosis in Ibadan, Nigeria. A review of literature shows that the patient came from northern Nigeria where the first case was reported in the country. The organism is difficult to culture and the diagnosis was based on microscopy and histological examination of the ...
Mikulas W L - - 1996
For 45 years, Bob had no subjective sense of depth; the world appeared two-dimensional to him. Then, when he was viewing mountain vistas while using marijuana, he suddenly was able to see three dimensions. This case, apparently unique in the literature, suggests that subjective dimensionality may be functionally separate from ...
Shin H M - - 1996
Juvenile xanthogranuloma is a xanthomatous and granulomatous condition that frequently arises before 1 year of age and mainly occurs on the head and trunk. We report a rare solitary juvenile xanthogranuloma on the right palm of a 10-year-old girl, present for one year. This solitary involvement of the palm has ...
Hassan I S - - 1996
Asplenic individuals are known to be at a higher risk of developing serious and occasionally fatal sepsis. Prophylactic measures are generally recommended for the first few years post-splenectomy. We report two cases of severe Pneumococcal Sepsis occurring more than 10 years post-splenectomy leading to prolonged hospitalisation and long term morbidity ...
Rose F C - - 1995
The first descriptions of migraine can be traced back nearly 4,000 years from the ancient civilizations of Mesopotamia (Sumeria and Babylonia) through Egyptian, Greek and Roman epochs. Through Byzantine, Arabic and Medieval times there are only patchy references until the 17th century, when European physicians first gave full case reports.
Mann S J - - 1995
This report presents the case of a 49-year-old woman who had been treated unsuccessfully for 6 years for longstanding severe and refractory essential hypertension. Although she reported no extraordinary stress or distress, her disclosure of a 3-decade-old rape and the experiencing of previously repressed and unconfided emotions related to it ...
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Figure 1 (p. 1061) of the report "Revival and identification of bacterial spores in 25- to 40-million-year-old Dominican amber" by R. J. Cano and M. K. Borucki (19 May, p. 1060) was incorrect. The correct figure appears below. [See figure in the pdf file].
Powell A T - - 1995
Idiopathic dystonia is a chronic, disabling movement disorder. This study attempted to verify anecdotal evidence that sufferers experience delay in achieving a correct diagnosis. A survey of 133 patients revealed that diagnosis after first seeking help required a mean of 3.8 years. Diagnostic latency varied considerably, with 22 per cent ...
Kent-Lemon N - - 1994
The British Gaming Act 1968 is generally considered to be one of the strongest pieces of legislation that regulates and oversees a casino industry within its jurisdiction. The casino gaming industry in Great Britain is held to a very high standard, with potential for significant penalties if either the spirit ...
Zeman J - - 1994
Hajdu-Cheney acro-osteolysis is reported in a 3 1/2 year old girl whose mother has the syndrome. Acro-osteolysis was shown to be absent at the age of 2 1/2 years. It was demonstrated on hand X-rays performed a year later. This is the youngest case of Hajdu-Cheney acro-osteolysis reported in the ...
Jones M E - - 1994
There is a popular misconception that the meniscus is avascular and that tears of the meniscus do not heal. Over the years this notion has gradually been dispelled as being incorrect and the fact that the periphery of the meniscus is in fact vascular has been accepted. Attempts to resuture ...
Rondelaud D - - 1994
The snails present in 17 natural watercress beds have been treated during 1 or 2 years by a control associating the use of a molluscicide (CuCl2) and the introduction of a predatory snail, Zonitoides nitidus. Lymnea truncatula was eliminated in only one year of treatment in 14 stations, and in ...
Moon N F - - 1994
The 260 cases of adamantinoma described in the world literature have been reviewed. Case histories of 60 patients up to the age of 16 years mirror those of adults. The mortality rate is 20% in children and adults. Wide excision with bone grafting is the ideal treatment for patients under ...
Saraça G D - - 1993
An extensive and severe actinomycetoma by Nocardia asteroides, a rare etiologic agent of this infection in Brazil, observed during a 9 year follow-up is reported. Unsuitable social and financial conditions led to amputation as the only possible solution for this case, no signs of infection relapse having been observed in ...
Teivens A - - 1992
The practical activities of the Department of Forensic Odontology at the National Board for Forensic Medicine in Stockholm, Sweden, have been reviewed over a ten year period (1980-1989). The number of cases has increased from 72 in 1980 to 278 in 1989, and a total of 1402 tasks have been ...
Smith D G - - 1992
A survey of utilization review nurses revealed substantial variation in the relationships between these nurses and the hospitals at which they review cases. Hospitals providing reviewers with complete responses to questions were associated with high levels of utilization review compliance, which was a significant factor in explaining the savings associated ...
Ortiz Monasterio F - - 1991
The skeleton of the upper third of the face is seldom considered as an area for aesthetic improvement. The author reports his experience with alteration of the skeleton of the forehead by recontouring or augmenting for aesthetic purposes. Also the experience with subperiosteal face lifts performed through coronal incisions is ...
Sherr R - - 1991
Documents in the Archivio di Stato of Florence allow for the reconstruction of a case of clerical sodomy involving a canon and a choirboy of the Church of Our Lady of Loreto in the year 1570. The story can be followed in detail from its beginning to its tragic conclusion ...
Jeffrey D W - - 1990
I have been exposed to the technical literature, attitudes, and behaviour associated with large scale potential accidents. The time seems appropriate to try to couple these matters with what we now know of bioindicator systems. There are some good case histories, for example, with respect to oil pollution events, and ...
Halkier-Sørensen L - - 1990
A case of recurrent pityriasis rosea in a 39-year-old woman is presented. She had her first attack of pityriasis rosea 5 years ago and new outbreaks followed every year, in the spring. Her husband had a severe attack of pityriasis rosea 6 years ago. All laboratory investigations were normal and ...
Turtureanu-Hanganu E - - 1989
The authors presents her experience in polycythaemia rubra vera. A number of 20 cases have been studied, with a peak of polycythaemic values of 20.6/dl for the Hb, a Ht of 80%, an WBC count of 28,000/cmm and a platelet count of 1,400,000/cmm. The following peculiarities of the cases should ...
Polásková B - - 1989
The presented paper sums up our experience with intensive logopaedic therapy of 104 patients--aphasics of various etiology, aged 31 to 61 years. As evident from our results, a minimum of twelve-month treatment is followed by a remarkable improvement in 45% of the patients, 37% having recovered their phatic functions at ...
Saadah E S - - 1988
It is not often that a person over 100 years old is able to walk on artificial limbs and maintain their mobility and independence after going through bilateral below-knee amputation. This case note is about a 107 year old lady with bilateral below-knee amputation, who is perhaps the oldest surviving ...
Elangbam C S - - 1988
A case of cholangiocarcinoma in a 3-year-old blue-fronted Amazon parrot (Amazona estiva) is reported. Neoplastic tissue was limited to the liver, where it infiltrated and replaced much of the hepatic parenchyma. The only other reported cases of cholangiocarcinoma in an Amazon parrot (Amazona xanthops) also occurred in a bird in ...
Stauble W J - - 1988
Therapeutic Community is forty years old. This paper describes its origins and reviews the more important contributions in the English speaking literature of the last decade. There have been few contributions from Canadians in spite of an upsurge of interest in Group Psychotherapy in the last few years. Some experiences ...
Cernovsky Z Z - - 1987
Questionnaire responses of 38 Czechoslovak refugees indicated that 84.2% experienced, at least once, a nightmare about being back in their ex-homeland and trying to escape again. The escape nightmares were most frequent within the first 2 years after escape. A significant decrease in frequency was noted 4 years after escape ...
Tomlinson P - - 1987
This paper presents a literature review focused on predictive technique audits, one of the types of audit considered to have the greatest potential role in improving environmental impact assessment practice. The literature review is limited to US literature with the exception of a few UK audits, one undertaken by Tomlinson ...
Biester R J - - 1987
We report a case of an extragonadal mediastinal seminoma that recurred almost 19 years after successful initial remission had been achieved with actinomycin D and chlorambucil. Treatment of the recurrence consisted of excision of a single involved supraclavicular lymph node followed by combination chemotherapy with cis-platinum, vinblastine and bleomycin. The ...
Dreyfuss U Y - - 1986
Ninety cases of synovial sarcoma of the hand, including eight case reports have been described during the last fifty years, (1934-1984). 8.5% of all synovial sarcomata involve the hand, and affect predominantly individuals under the age of thirty. The five-year survival of these cases was 18% and the ten-year survival ...
Schnapp P - - 1984
In the author's experience once a day treatment of the hypertensive aged is feasible. A group of 71 cases with an average BP of 170/95 mm Hg or greater and an average age of 72 years were treated with DH ergocristine-clopamide-reserpine compound or methyldopa. The asymptomatic nature of hypertension and ...
Moschos M - - 1983
A case of serious endophthalmitis two years after a Lincoff-Custodis procedure is presented. Even after the removal of the silastic sponge a phthisis bulbi appeared with loss of vision. Such a catastrophic complication is possible even after a period as long as two years if the appropriate therapeutic measures are ...
Hasan T - - 1983
Fifty consecutive cases of erythroderma were studied. The mean onset age was 61 years, and thirty-three of the fifty were male. As a causative factor, a preexisting dermatosis was identified in twenty-one cases, topical sensitization to drugs in six cases, reaction to internal drugs in five cases, and mycosis fungoides ...
Thomas J - - 1983
Recent advances in hypertension therapy have been remarkable; however, much less is known about those precursors that facilitate preventive and early intervention measures. This review of the literature indicates that relevant precursors are early elevated casual systolic blood pressures, positive family history, and obesity in females. Additional predisposing or enhancing ...
Horovitz A G - - 1983
We report a case in a 38-year-old white woman of a benign primary intratracheal neurilemoma that recurred 12 years after an initial endoscopic excision. Of the 12 intratracheal neurilemomas that have previously been reported, all occurred in white persons in an age range of 6 to 71 years and most ...
Boxenbaum H - - 1982
The literature growth in pharmacokinetics and bioavailability between the years 1964 and 1980 is analyzed. During much of this period, the literature doubled approximately every 1.6 years. However, during the period 1978-1980, little or no growth was observed. During the period 1950-1967, the total chemical literature increased exponentially with a ...
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