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Paulsen M J MJ Systematics Research Collections, University of Nebraska State Museum, W436 Nebraska Hall, Lincoln, NE 68588-0546 - - 2014
The species of the Hawaiian stag beetle genus Apterocyclus Waterhouse (Coleoptera: Lucanidae) are reviewed following an examination of all primary types. Although the continued existence of the species is unknown and some possibly are extinct there are five recently extant species, including one species that is described here as new. ...
Errichetti Enzo E 0000-0002-7152-6136 Institute of Dermatology, Department of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, University of Udine, San Michele Hospital, Piazza Rodolone 1, Gemona del Friuli, 33013 Udine, - - 2014
Seborrheic pemphigoid (SP), first described in 1969 by Schnyder, is a peculiar variant of BP which clinically resembles pemphigus erythematosus, since it is characterized by ruptured bullae and erosions covered with crusts involving the seborrheic areas. To the best of our knowledge, from the first description only four other cases ...
Veena T T Department of Zoology, Malabar Christian College, Calicut, Kerala, Pin: 673004, India; Email: - - 2014
The rarely collected Oriental genus Neoclarkinella Rema and Narendran, 1996 is reviewed. Four species, all from India, are recognized of which two are described as new, namely Neoclarkinella janakikkadensis sp. nov., and N.narendrani sp. nov. from Kerala, India. A key to the oriental species of the genus is provided along ...
Khatri Imran I Department of Entomology, Sindh Agriculture University Tando Jam, Sindh, Pakistan.; Email: - - 2014
The Idiocerinae of Pakistan are reviewed and a new species, Tasnimocerus sindhensis sp. nov. (Pakistan: Tandojam), is described and illustrated from Pakistan. Two new junior synonyms of Idioscopus nitidulus (Walker) are recognized: Idioscopus karachiensis Ahmed, Naheed & Ahmed syn. nov. and I. freytagi Ahmed, Naheed & Ahmed syn. nov. Idioscopus ...
Nagar Rajendra R Department of Entomology, Rajasthan College of Agriculture, Maharana Pratap University of Agriculture and Technology, Udaipur, Rajasthan 313001 India.; Email: - - 2014
The genus Elimaea (Tettigoniidae: Phaneropterinae) has reportedly been represented in India by eight species. Four species in addition to the existing checklist are described, which were earlier reported from the Malay Peninsula, based on the teeth on stridulatory file (on the underside of male left tegmen) and modifications of the ...
Borowiec Lech L Department of Biodiversity and Evolutionary Taxonomy, University of Wrocław, Przybyszewskiego, 63/77, 51-148 Wrocław, Poland.; Email: - - 2014
A group of six Mediterranean species related to Aphaenogaster cecconii Emery is reviewed. Four new species are described: A. equestris (SW Turkey), A. jolantae (Greece, Rhodes), A. lykiaensis (SW Turkey) and A. olympica (Greece, Karpathos). Aphaenogaster cecconii Emery and A. phillipsi Wheeler & Mann are redescribed. Detailed measurements and some ...
Mazza Giuseppe G Consiglio per la Ricerca e la Sperimentazione in Agricoltura, Research Centre for Agrobiology and Pedology, via di Lanciola 12⁄a, Cascine del Riccio, I-50125, Firenze, Italy.; Email: - - 2014
Ricania speculum (Walker, 1851) (Hemiptera: Fulgoromorpha: Ricaniidae) is reported for the first time in Europe. Both nymphs and adults were observed from 2009 in several municipalities of Liguria (Italy). Since the species is extremely polyphagous and is a real pest for several crops in tropical and subtropical areas, the presence ...
Paukkunen Juho J Juho Paukkunen, Finnish Museum of Natural History, Zoology Unit, P.O. Box 17, FI-00014 University of Helsinki, Finland.; Email: - - 2014
A critical and annotated review of published records of the Chrysididae of the Nordic and Baltic countries and the Russian part of Fennoscandia is presented with some taxonomic and faunistic notes. A total of 73 species are listed f<a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.7834">rom </a>the region. Additionally, 17 species are deleted. Three species are ...
Proshchalykin Maxim Yu MY Institute of Biology and Soil Science, Far Eastern Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences, Vladivostok-22, 690022, Russia.; Email: - - 2014
Three species of Ammobatoides are reviewed. One new species, Ammobatoides radoszkowskii sp. nov. (Russia and North China) is described and illustrated. A male lectotype is designated for Paidia melectoides Radoszkowski, 1872. One new subjective synonym is established: Ammobatoides scriptus (Gerstaecker, 1869) =Paidia melectoides Radoszkowski, 1872, syn. nov. A key to ...
Pham Hong-Thai HT Vietnam National Museum of Nature, Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST), 18 Hoang Quoc Viet St, Hanoi, Vietnam.; Email: - - 2014
The cicadas of the genus Karenia are reviewed, and Karenia tibetensis sp.nov. (Hemiptera: Cicadidae) is described from Tibet, China. Pictures of the male adult and illustrations of the male genitalia are provided. A key to the species of Karenia is presented and the distribution of the Karenia species is discussed.
Baraniak Edward E Department of Systematic Zoology, Faculty of Biology, Adam Mickiewicz University, Umultowska 89, 61-614 Poznań, Poland.; Email: - - 2014
Ypsolopha kotzschi (Toll, 1947) was described from a single male collected by H. Kotzsch and his wife in the Kuh-i-Mirabi Mountains (mountain range between Mashhad and Neyshãbũr), NE Iran in 1938. The specimen was transported on cotton wool. This preparation resulted in its poor condition (antennae almost completely destroyed). No ...
Wang Hanqiang H School of Life Science, East China Normal University, Shanghai, 200062, - - 2014
Two new species of the new genus Athaumaspisgen. n., Athaumaspisminutussp. n. and Athaumaspistibetanussp. n. from Vietnam and China are described. The subgenus Pseudothaumaspis of Thaumaspis is elevated to generic status and another two new species Pseudothaumaspisbispinosussp. n. and Pseudothaumaspisfurcocercussp. n. are described, the remaining species of Thaumaspis are reviewed and ...
Zheng Dan-Lin DL Department of Biology, College of Life and Environmental Sciences, Shanghai Normal University, 100 Guilin Road, Xuhui District, Shanghai 200234, P. R. - - 2014
The genus Nitidotachinus Campbell of Mainland China is reviewed with descriptions of five new species: Nitidotachinusanhuiensis sp. n. (Anhui), Nitidotachinusbini sp. n. (Zhejiang), Nitidotachinusbrunneus sp. n. (Zhejiang), Nitidotachinuscapillosus sp. n. (Zhejiang), and Nitidotachinusxiangi sp. n. (Hubei). Nitidotachinusexcellensconcolor Schülke is synonymized with Nitidotachinusexcellens syn. n. All treated species are described with ...
Sharaf Mostafa R MR Plant Protection Department, College of Food and Agriculture Science, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi - - 2014
The ant genus Meranoplus is reported for the first time from the Arabian Peninsula (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia) by the new species M. pulcher sp. n., based on the worker caste. Specimens were collected from Al Sarawat and Asir Mountains of southwestern Kingdom of Saudi Arabia using pitfall traps. Meranoplus ...
Li Wei-Hai WH Department of Plant Protection, Henan Institute of Science and Technology, Xinxiang, Henan 453003, China - - 2014
The species of the stonefly genus Sweltsa known from China are reviewed. A new species, Sweltsa baiyunshana, sp. n. is described, and its relationship to similar species is discussed. Redescriptions of Sweltsa longistyla Wu and diagnostic notes on the other Sweltsa species are also presented.
Khaustov Alexander A AA Tyumen State University, Tyumen, - - 2014
Five species of myrmecophilous microdispid mites (Acari: Microdispidae) are recorded from Western Siberia, Russia. Unguidispuslasii Kurosa, 1979, Unguidispusjaponicus Kurosa, 1979, Caesarodispusminutus (Sevastianov, 1981), and Caesarodispussamsinaki (Mahunka, 1967), comb. n. are reported from Russia for the first time. Unguidispuspolyctenus (Sevastianov, 1969) and Caesarodispussamsinaki are redescribed. The keys to species of the ...
Pothineni Naga Venkata NV Departments of 1Internal Medicine and 2Cardiology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, - - 2013
Eptifibatide is a commonly and widely used drug for management of acute coronary syndrome and during percutaneous coronary intervention. It is usually well tolerated with no major adverse effects. We report a rare case of life-threatening thrombocytopenia secondary to eptifibatide along with a literature review of available evidence.
Tan Seng Kiong - - 2013
Objective : To present a case of pituitary apoplexy secondary to thrombocytopenia associated with dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF).Methods : In this case study we review the presentation, evaluation, diagnosis and management of a case of pituitary apoplexy in the setting of DHF. We also searched the literature for cases of ...
Ozkol Hatice Uce HU Department of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine, Yuzuncu Yil University, Van, - - 2013
Chemotherapy-induced acral erythema (CIAE) is a cutaneous response to diverse chemotherapeutic drug administration. These drugs cause symmetrical and painful erythema of palmoplantar surfaces. Bulla formation, desquamation, and subsequent reepithelialization may occur. Commonly, the lesions slowly resolve over 7-15 days, through desquamation, followed by regeneration of the skin. Here, we described ...
Kosgallana Athula D AD Athula D Kosgallana, Shreyashee Mallik, Vishal Patel, Department of Neurology, Liverpool Hospital, Liverpool, NSW 2170, - - 2013
We report a case of heat stroke induced acute cerebellar dysfunction, a rare neurological disease characterized by gross cerebellar dysfunction with no acute radiographic changes, in a 61 years old ship captain presenting with slurred speech and gait ataxia. A systematic review of the literature on heat stroke induced cerebellar ...
Harnett David T DT Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Electronic address: - - 2013
The presentation of drug-induced lupus erythematosus (DILE) is typically mild, with a significantly lower incidence of life-threatening end-organ dysfunction relative to idiopathic systemic lupus erythematosus. DILE is an uncommon cause of cardiac tamponade but has been reported in patients treated with procainamide, isoniazid, hydralazine, sulfasalazine, and carbamazepine. We present a ...
Ganesan Sivaraman S Fellow in Head and Neck, Department of Surgical Oncology, Regional Cancer Center , Trivandrum, India - - 2013
Radiation - Induced Sarcomas(RIS) are rare clinical entity. They arise from the previously irradiated areas with a prolonged latency period. In this case report we present a rare case of radiation induced sarcoma with a brief review of literature. We report radiation-induced sarcoma in a 67-year-old male, involving the left ...
Unterstell Natasha N Rio de Janeiro State University, Pedro Ernesto University Hospital, Dermatology Program, Rio de JaneiroRJ, - - 2013
The antagonists of tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-α) are increasingly being used in the treatment of inflammatory and autoimmune diseases. Several adverse effects of these drugs have been reported, including the paradoxical development of sarcoidosis, especially with the use of etanercept. We present the first Brazilian case report of systemic ...
Desborough M J - - 2013
To review the incidence and clinical features of intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIg)-induced haemolysis. Haemolysis can be a severe complication of IVIg administration. It is due to the passive transfer of blood group antibodies and may result in significant anaemia and renal failure. We report a case of severe IVIg-induced haemolysis; review ...
Tarantino Roberto - - 2013
There are only three cases of arachnoid cysts inducing twelfth nerve paresis described in English medical literature. We herein report one more instance. Six weeks after surgery, the patient has almost fully recovered. This case underlines the importance of considering the arachnoid cyst as a possible cause of twelfth nerve ...
Johnson Adam S - - 2013
A three year old male from the Democratic Republic of the Congo was admitted to Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt with a 10-day history of fever, emesis, and diarrhea. Examination demonstrated scleral icterus, splenomegaly, and anemia. By peripheral blood smear, the patient was diagnosed with Plasmodium ovale. Immunohematology ...
Skeik Nedaa - - 2013
Congenital anomalies of the inferior vena cava (IVC) are rare and are estimated to be present in 0.07-8.7% of the general population. IVC agenesis (IVCA) is found in approximately 5% of cases of unprovoked lower extremity deep vein thrombosis in patients <30 years of age. Renal vein thrombosis (RVT) is an ...
Dos Santos Lucas Vieira - - 2013
Imatinib mesylate represents a revolution in the management of patients with metastatic gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs). More recently, postoperative imatinib has been shown to improve both disease-free and overall survivals in patients with a high risk of recurrence. This article presents a well-documented case of a patient with painful and ...
Kulkarni Ranganath R RR Department of Psychiatry, SDM College of Medical Sciences and Hospital, Dharwad, Karnataka, - - 2013
Linezolid is a synthetic antimicrobial agent of the oxazolidinone class with weak, nonspecific inhibitor of monoamine oxidase enzymes. Concomitant therapy with an adrenergic or serotonergic agent or consuming tyramine (>100 mg/day) may induce serotonin syndrome (SS). We present a case report of near-fatal adverse interaction between linezolid and escitalopram inducing ...
Zwank Michael D - - 2013
Ischemic strokes in children and young adults are fortunately rare. Contrasted with adult ischemic strokes, pediatric stroke etiologies vary greatly and are often unknown. Childhood lacunar strokes and trauma-induced strokes represent particularly uncommon subsets and have been reported infrequently in the literature. It is unique to find a combination of ...
Yeter Kc - - 2013
Azathioprine-induced aplastic anemia and fatal myelosuppression is a rare occurrence in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). We report a case of a 53-year-old female with a normal thiopurine S-methyltransferase (TPMT) level who developed aplastic anemia within 4 weeks of azathioprine initiation, resulting in death. Physicians should be vigilant in ...
Slae Mordechai - - 2013
Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) occurs more commonly in females than in males. Recent evidence suggests that genetic factors transmitted by the X-chromosome may confer increased risk for autoimmune disease in general, and for SLE in particular. It is therefore possible that X-chromosome polysomy might confer further increased risk for lupus. ...
Wiznia Lauren E LE Department of Dermatology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, - - 2013
Several chemotherapeutic agents have been reported to induce subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus (SCLE). To our knowledge, this is the first report to date of SCLE induced by monotherapeutic gemcitabine hydrochloride and includes a comprehensive review of all published cases of chemotherapeutic drug-induced SCLE. We describe a patient who developed a ...
Teah Melvin J - - 2013
This is a case study of a patient with multiple myeloma presenting with bisphosphonate-associated osteonecrosis of the jaw after an extraction of tooth #18 while receiving intravenous bisphosphonates. The class of drugs known as bisphosphonates is discussed. The patient's presenting signs and symptoms are reviewed. Bisphosphonate induced osteonecrosis definition, management ...
Malinvaud David - - 2013
Bamboo nodules of the glottis are of late being described as a distinct entity seen in patients with autoimmune diseases. We report the symptoms, clinical features, and management of a case of bamboo nodules of the glottis in a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus. We discuss the pathogenesis and management ...
Stuhec Matej - - 2013
Solifenacin-induced cognitive adverse effects have not been reported frequently, but solifenacin-induced delirium and hallucinations with successful switching to darifenacin, without additional drug, have not been reported in the literature. In this case report, we present an 80-year-old Caucasian male with insomnia and anxiety symptoms and overactive bladder who developed delirium ...
Wood N H - - 2013
Patients with oculocutaneous albinism are more prone to sun-induced damage due to the lack of melanin. Actinic cheilitis is a potentially malignant disorder that occurs due to chronic UV-B radiation to the vermillion region of the lip, a region that is already at risk due to its morphology. A case ...
Kumar Kamal K Department of Anesthesia, Schulich School of Medicine, London Health Sciences, Victoria Hospital, London, Ontario, - - 2013
Pruritus is a troublesome side-effect of neuraxial (epidural and intrathecal) opioids. Sometimes it may be more unpleasant than pain itself. The prevention and treatment still remains a challenge. A variety of medications with different mechanisms of action have been used for the prevention and treatment of opioid-induced pruritus, with mixed ...
Copeland William R - - 2013
Objective We report a case of spontaneous thrombosis of an extremely complex dural arteriovenous fistula (DAVF), believed to be previously incurable, after the development of a radiation-induced meningioma resulting from prior attempts to treat the fistula with radiosurgery.Methods A very large DAVF was treated over the course of 3 decades ...
Benson Brian C - - 2013
GOALS:: The objective of this study was to better understand the presenting signs and symptoms of angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor-induced gastrointestinal angioedema, review the medical literature related to this condition, and bring this diagnosis to the attention of clinicians. BACKGROUND:: Angioedema occurs in 0.1% to 0.7% of patients treated ...
Wang R - - 2013
Moyamoya syndrome (MMS) is a rare, chronic progressive cerebrovascular occlusive disease that is characterized by a stenosis or occlusion of the bilateral internal carotid arteries and the circle of Willis arteries leading to the development of collateral vessels as visualized by cerebral angiography. We report a case of a 24-year-old ...
Goerig Ryan R Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Biology, Philadelphia, - - 2013
To describe the epidemiological, clinical, and serological features of cutaneous lupus mucinosis and its relationship to systemic lupus erythematosus as well as elucidate the histopathological features of cutaneous lupus mucinosis and describe how these features differ from tumid lupus erythematosus. Case review and assessment of the literature. University academic setting. ...
Singh Harminder - - 2013
Clofazimine-induced crystal-storing histiocytosis is a rare but well-recognized condition reported in literature. In addition to common reddish discoloration of the skin, clofazimine produces gastrointestinal disorder, sometimes severe abdominal pain. Also, the pathologic and radiologic findings can produce diagnostic difficulties if the pathological changes caused by it are not known. The ...
Anyimadu Henry - - 2013
Drug-induced lupus (DIL) is a rare adverse reaction to medications with features resembling idiopathic systemic lupus erythromatosis. Rifabutin/rifamycins have only rarely been reported as a cause of DIL, and no cases have been reported in blacks. A 55-year-old African American woman with HIV presented with severe generalized arthralgias and recurrent ...
de Masson Adèle - - 2013
ABSTRACT: Diffuse eosinophilic fasciitis (Shulman disease) is a rare sclerodermiform syndrome that, in most cases, resolves spontaneously or after corticosteroid therapy. It has been associated with hematologic disorders, such as aplastic anemia. The clinical features and long-term outcomes of patients with eosinophilic fasciitis and associated aplastic anemia have been poorly ...
Lawniczak Lukasz - - 2013
The number of studies dedicated to evaluating the influence of biosurfactants on bioremediation efficiency is constantly growing. Although significant progress regarding the explanation of mechanisms behind biosurfactant-induced effects could be observed, there are still many factors which are not sufficiently elucidated. This corresponds to the fact that although positive influence ...
Gurevitz Samuel L - - 2013
To provide an up-to-date review of the etiology, epidemiology, clinical features, diagnostic findings, and treatment options for systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). A PubMed search of English language articles using a combination of words: elderly, systemic lupus erythematosus*, late onset systemic lupus erythematosus*, etiology, screening, diagnosis, or treatment to identify original ...
Vindenes Tine - - 2013
Pheochromocytoma is a rare catecholamine secreting neuroendocrine tumor with an estimated annual incidence of one to four per million and prevalence among hypertensive patients of 0.1 to 0.6%. The symptoms and signs of pheochromocytoma include the classic triad of episodic headache, increased sweating, and palpitations. These are as a result ...
Solakoglu Tevfik - - 2013
Drug-induced pancreatitis has been reported rarely. Bortezomib is a selective and reversible proteasome inhibitor used for the treatment of patients with multiple myeloma (MM). Recently, one case report about acute pancreatitis (AP) caused by bortezomib was published in the international literature. Herein we report a case of AP in a ...
Ding Min - - 2013
Abstract Objectives: This article reports on a case and reviews some articles on acupuncture- induced pneumothorax published in Chinese and English medical journals since 1980. Case: A 35-year-old man presented with left chest pain and dyspnea after receiving acupuncture. The patient was later diagnosed with a 12% pneumothorax of the ...
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