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Wang C - - 2000
Chondromyxoid fibromas are uncommon tumors most often seen in long bones of adolescent and young males. Involvement of craniofacial bones is extremely unusual, with sporadic case reports described in the literature. We describe the first case of chondromyxoid fibroma arising in the nasal septum with local destruction and expansile growth ...
Waska R T - - 2000
The relationship between projective identification and aggression is explored through case material in which the psychotherapist felt strongly influenced by the patient's projections. Through a variety of interpersonal and intrapsychic dynamics, the patient evoked an unconscious and conscious sense of hate in the psychotherapist that emerged in a countertransference dream.
Weisberg N K - - 1999
Collagenous fibroma (desmoplastic fibroblastoma) is a recently described tumor that may arise in the subcutaneous tissue or skeletal muscle. We report a case of collagenous fibroma, occurring on the forehead of a 67-year-old man. An awareness of this entity is necessary to avoid confusion with other soft tissue neoplasms, especially ...
Nakagawa N - - 1999
Spinocerebellar ataxia type 6 (SCA6) is an autosomal dominant, slowly progressive cerebellar ataxia without multisystem involvement. We report a 57-year-old woman with genetically confirmed SCA6 who showed clinical features of olivopontocerebellar atrophy. Conventional T2-weighted and FLAIR MRI demonstrated high signal in the middle cerebellar peduncles, in addition to mild atrophy ...
Smith M L ML Division of Craniofacial, Plastic, and Reconstructive Surgery, Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center, Seattle, Wash 98105-0371, - - 1999
Desmoplastic fibroma is an exceedingly rare primary bone tumor. Previous reports have not included the presentation of this tumor associated with the zygoma. This report describes the unusual presentation and surgical management of a desmoplastic fibroma of the zygoma.
Brat H G - - 1999
A 30-year-old man with a 7-month history of mild sacral pain and intermittant left sciatica was found to have an expansile lesion in the sacrum on a plain radiograph. Biopsy confirmed a chondromyxoid fibroma which was removed surgically. A 1-year follow-up showed no recurrence. The case is the fifth to ...
Nowack W J - - 1999
Treiman has described five electroclinical stages through which the EEG progresses during generalized convulsive status epilepticus (GCSE). The EEG can show similar patterns in patients with complex partial status epilepticus (CPSE), but there is no agreement as to whether the different patterns seen in the human EEG result from a ...
Moroz A - - 1998
Myotonic dystrophy is a rare genetic neuromuscular disorder with multisystem involvement. Hydrocephalus and cognitive deterioration are not commonly considered part of adult-onset myotonic dystrophy. This report describes a case of progressive distal muscle weakness, cognitive decline, and longstanding ventricular enlargement. Review of the literature suggests that hydrocephalus may be associated ...
Siderowf A D - - 1998
In 1904 and 1905, respectively, William Campbell Posey and William Spiller both described the case of a patient with progressive ophthalmoparesis and imbalance that has come to be regarded as the earliest report of progressive supranuclear palsy. No autopsy was thought to have been performed on this patient. In this ...
García-Doval I - - 1998
We report a new case of pleomorphic fibroma of the skin arising on the face. The lesion was polypoid and fibrous, located on the dermis, and formed by coarse collagen bundles with sparse cells. It was also characterized by the presence of cellular atypia and pleomorphism without mitosis. Immunohistochemistry showed ...
Cinar Y - - 1998
A case of a hereditary sensory autonomic neuropathy (HSAN) with severe medical complications that had been reported as nonprogressive HSAN type II has been followed and treated for a period of 10 years, and is now considered to be progressive HSAN type III, is presented. Current difficulties in the present ...
Westbury C - - 1997
Primary progressive aphasia (PPA) was first recognized by Mesulam in 1982. Although dozens of cases have since been described, it has been difficult to place these cases into a coherent framework due to the wide variation in measures which have been reported. We review 170 contacts with 112 patients to ...
Davis-Walling P - - 1997
/ The extent and use of industry-reported environmental data are increasing, warranting an in-depth analysis of this information. This paper reviews the environmental reporting guidelines issued by several business and nonprofit organizations and evaluates the environmental reports published by the Fortune 50 companies, half of which publish reports. After describing ...
Zamenhof R G - - 1997
A review of the microdosimetry of boron neutron capture therapy is presented focusing on the progression of key scientific ideas and developments in this field rather than on a comprehensive and inclusive review of the literature. The author concludes that from a microdosimetry perspective the field is highly advanced, but ...
Rodgers W B - - 1997
We report a case of chondromyxoid fibroma of the ala of the sacrum: its presentation, diagnosis, treatment, and resolution. Although this tumor is admittedly rare, our case demonstrates the need for careful evaluation of pack pain in an adolescent.
Chuan M T - - 1997
BACKGROUND: Pigmented dermatofibrosarcoma is a rare tumor of the skin and constitutes 1-5% of all dermatofibrosarcoma. Most cases present as polypoid multinodular growth. Occasional cases may be atrophic. We report an extraordinary case with progressive infraorbital atrophy. OBSERVATION: A 24-year-old woman came to us for a diffuse bluish atrophic lesion ...
Kullmann D M - - 1996
Two unrelated patients developed bulbar symptoms, followed within several weeks by spontaneous myoclonus and painful, generalized, stimulus-sensitive jerks triggered by unexpected noises and cutaneous stimuli. They progressed to respiratory arrest and required mechanical ventilation, but both patients subsequently made an almost full recovery. These cases stress the importance of persevering ...
Wolfe S W - - 1996
We present a case of an acute hyper-extension wrist injury that progressed from normal carpal alignment to dorsal intercalated segment instability over a short period of time. Disruption of the scapholunate interosseous and radioscapholunate ligaments was proven arthroscopically, while the intercapsular ligaments were demonstrated to be intact. We have shown ...
Berry W L - - 1996
A case of lymphangiomatosis is described affecting the right pelvic limb of an 18-month-old, female Maltese dog. A progressive swelling around the stifle had developed subsequent to a routine tibial crest transposition. The swollen area eventually progressed to involve the entire limb circumferentially, to end abruptly in the mid-metatarsal region. ...
Sakurai Y - - 1996
We report a patient with primary progressive aphasia who first presented with amnesic aphasia that developed over the course of 3 years into nonfluent aphasia with buccofacial apraxia, followed in the next year by cognitive impairment and parkinsonism. Pathological findings were typical for corticobasal degeneration except for the distribution of ...
Kimura H - - 1995
Candidiasis of the esophagus progressing to stricture formation in a 74-year-old male is reported. Esophageal candidiasis develops in the presence of various predisposing conditions such as long-standing administration of antibiotics or corticosteroids, and malignancy. The first endoscopic examination of this patient revealed unusual multiple black plaques in the esophagus. Despite ...
Reichart P A - - 1995
Available literature on ameloblastoma of the jaw was reviewed, including publications from 1960 to 1993, and compared to the latest larger review, published by Small and Waldron in 1955. The average age of patients with ameloblastoma is 36 years. In developing countries ameloblastomas occur in younger patients. Men and women ...
Banwart, Steven
Progress Report 25-95-06. The redox experiment in block scale: final reporting of results from the three year project. S. Banwart (ed.), 47 - 80
Azam S H - - 1995
There have been 100 reported cases resembling this rare entity. This type of fibroma differs from others in three respects: (1) clinically it is limited to the fingers and toes in infants, (2) it has a remarkable tendency to recur, and (3) morphologically it is characterized by the presence of ...
Mazzeo N - - 1995
Progressive hemifacial atrophy (Parry-Romberg syndrome) is a slowly progressing facial atrophy of subcutaneous fat and the wasting of associated skin, cartilage, and bone. This disorder includes an active progressive phase (2 to 10 years) followed by a burning out of the atrophic process with subsequent stability. This article presents a ...
de Toffol B - - 1994
We describe the case of a human immunodeficiency virus-infected 34-year-old man with progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML). His case displayed unusual features, including a bizarre movement disorder, predominant involvement of the subcortical U fibers on neuropathologic examination, and the absence of MRI abnormalities suggestive of PML. Anatomic-clinical correlations are discussed.
Kareem B A - - 1994
Disappearing bone disease is a rare condition and usually affects young adults. Its aetiology is not known. A case of a 12-year-old female child, who had a fall and sustained a fracture mid shaft of femur and supracondylar region, is reported. On follow-up subsequent X-ray showed extensive osteolysis which was ...
Ivker R - - 1994
The progression of vitiligo and postinflammatory hyperpigmentation simultaneously in a patient with AIDS led to the appearance of a blue color on much of the patient's skin. The blue coloration subsequently resolved with follicular repigmentation typical of resolving vitiligo. We believe this is the first reported case of "blue vitiligo."
Harvey P - - 1994
Campylobacter rectus, formerly known as Wolinella recta, is an anaerobic Gram-negative bacillus, generally recognized as an agent responsible for severe periodontitis; only two cases of extra-oral infections have been reported. The first case of septicemia with C rectus and Actinomyces odontolyticus is described in a 37-year-old farmer who suffered from ...
Kaffe I - - 1993
Desmoplastic variant of ameloblastoma is a newly described variant characterized by unique histologic and radiographic features. This study reviews and analyzes the clinical and radiographic features of 15 cases of desmoplastic variant of ameloblastoma (14 cases from the literature and one case from our files). Desmoplastic variant of ameloblastoma shows ...
Azouvi P - - 1993
Two patients with a slowly progressive and severe motor apraxia are presented. In one case, there was only apraxia; in the other there was moderate memory disturbance and a mild decline of global intellectual ability, suggesting a more widespread cognitive dysfunction. In this second case, recognition of the correct use ...
Lingen M W - - 1993
Chondromyxoid fibromas are uncommon central bone tumors that are most often found at the proximal metaphyses of long bones. Chrondromyxoid fibromas of the jaws are very rare with only 18 reported cases in the literature. This article reports on a recurrent chondromyxoid fibromas of the mandible in a 10-year-old boy. ...
Ostör A G - - 1993
The literature dealing with the natural history of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) since 1950 is reviewed, in particular from the viewpoint of regression, persistence, and progression. When stratified into the various grades of severity, the composite data indicate the approximate likelihood of regression of CIN 1 is 60%, persistence 30%, ...
Meyers C A - - 1993
A case is reported of a 40 year old woman treated with intraventricular IL-2 for leptomeningeal disease who developed progressive cognitive dysfunction. This deterioration started 3 months post-treatment and worsened over the ensuing 4 years. MRI revealed white matter abnormalities that were not present on the pretreatment scan. Although free ...
Freeman S J - - 1993
We report the history of a diabetic man presenting with hyperkalaemia and rapidly progressing muscular paralysis with severe respiratory embarrassment. His symptoms resolved rapidly with reduction of the serum potassium concentration. Similar cases have been reported previously but this is a problem that few will have encountered and is a ...
Hansen S O - - 1993
The continuous curvilinear capsulorhexis has rapidly increased in popularity as the procedure of choice when using phacoemulsification for cataract extraction. Only recently, however, have complications of this technique been reported. We review the complications of a continuous curvilinear capsulorhexis and present three cases involving progressive constriction of the postoperative anterior ...
Khanna J N - - 1992
Ossifying fibroma is a slow-growing, benign neoplasm, but some lesions behave aggressively, reaching massive proportions, thus demanding special treatment. The following case report holds particular interest, because of the simultaneous occurrence of an active ossifying-cementifying fibroma in the maxilla and mandible with the maxillary lesion attaining enormous size.
Broussolle E - - 1992
The pathological process and lesion topography in patients with the syndrome of progressive aphasia are heterogeneous and few necropsy examination cases have been investigated. This is a case report of a 53 year old right handed man with progressive anarthria and secondary Parkinsonism over a period of six years. Positron ...
Bourke B - - 1992
Lipodystrophies are rare disorders of adipose tissue metabolism. Two forms are recognised--partial or generalised. Though loss of body fat is a common feature these have been considered mutually exclusive clinical entities making any unifying pathophysiological concept difficult. We report, for the first time, a case of partial lipodystrophy affecting the ...
Lim C T - - 1992
Most muscular dystrophies manifest as peripheral muscular weakness commencing at various age, however, oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy (OPMD) is a rare hereditary disorder presenting in middle age with progressive dysphagia and bilateral blepharoptosis rather than peripheral muscular weakness. In the medical literature, OPMD has been well described in Canadians of French ...
Ohyama T - - 1992
A 43-year-old woman with ossifying fibroma of the thoracolumbar vertebrae was presented with a 6-month history of progressive radiculomyelopathy. The symptoms were successfully treated by laminectomy and partial resection of the lesion. This is the first reported case of ossifying fibroma involving the thoracolumbar spine. The clinical significance and management ...
Weber A - - 1992
Since peripheral odontogenic fibroma (POF) is characteristically described as a solitary lesion and no diffuse POF had been reported in the literature, our cases should be considered as extremely unusual. Three diffuse cases of POF are described of which one case was seen in association with ocular and skin lesions. ...
Drac H - - 1992
Six cases of chronic progressive and/or relapsing polyneuropathy are reported. All cases were idiopathic at the beginning of observation. Electrophysiological examination and biopsy of sural nerve in all cases as well as autopsy of spinal roots S1 in case 6 showed loss of fibers and axonal degeneration of myelinated fibers ...
Matsuoka Y - - 1992
Development of abdominal calcifications due to pseudomyxoma peritonei is rare. The authors present three cases whereby computed tomographic (CT) studies during or after chemotherapy for pseudomyxoma peritonei demonstrated development and progression of punctate calcifications in the abdomen. The clinical and CT findings of these cases are presented together with a ...
Onyango J F - - 1991
This communication presents the first case report of ossifying fibroma of the jaw from Kenya and reviews the literature including the available published case reports from Africa. The relationship between ossifying fibroma and other related benign fibro-osseous lesion of the jaws is briefly discussed. Intensified research work on this condition ...
Wilson A J - - 1991
Thirty-eight cases of histologically confirmed chondromyxoid fibroma were reviewed and their radiographic features recorded. These findings, coupled with a review of the English-language medical literature, suggest that this rare, benign bone tumor has a characteristic but not specific radiographic appearance and may often mimic more common tumors. Chondromyxoid fibroma may ...
Chen S H - - 1991
The present paper describes the relationship between ameloblastoma and ameloblastic fibroma deduced from a case diagnosed as "ameloblastoma combined with ameloblastic fibroma" arising in the mandible of a 5-year-old boy. Histologically, the tumor consisted of ameloblastoma in the central area and ameloblastic fibroma in the peripheral area; it clinically fits ...
- - 1990
[This corrects the article on p. 1627 in vol. 56.].
Remick R A - - 1990
Monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) are effective antidepressant agents. They are increasingly and effectively used in a number of other psychiatric and non-psychiatric medical syndromes. Their potential for serious toxicity (i.e., hypertensive reaction) is far less than original reports suggest, and newer reversible substrate-specific MAOIs may offer even less toxicity. The ...
McCrank E - - 1989
Four cases are described in which Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP) is associated with the use of organic solvents. Two of them are a housewife and an exbanker who had multiple exposure to insecticides (with organic solvent base), followed years later with a diagnosis of PSP. The other two are of ...
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