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Scalvenzi Massimiliano - - 2013
Subcorneal pustular dermatosis (SCPD, also known as Sneddon-Wilkinson disease) is a rare, benign, chronic, sterile pustular eruption which usually develops in middle-age or elderly women; it is rarely seen in childhood and adolescence. The primary lesions are pea-sized pustules classically described as half-pustular, half-clear flaccid blisters. Histologically the most important ...
Ramanojam Shandilya - - 2013
Ectopic eruption of a tooth within the dentate region of the jaws is often noticed in clinical practice and is well documented in the literature. But the ectopic eruption into the non dentate region is rare and scantly documented. The maxillary sinus is one such a non dentate region, apart ...
Doocy Shannon - - 2013
Introduction. More than 500 million people live within the potential exposure range of a volcano. The risk of catastrophic losses in future eruptions is significant given population growth, proximities of major cities to volcanoes, and the possibility of larger eruptions. The objectives of this review are to describe the impact ...
Grattan Clive - - 2013
The editors of Clinical and Translational Allergy would like to thank all of our reviewers who have contributed to the journal in Volume 2 (2012).
Wang Audrey S - - 2013
Ingestion of raw or undercooked shiitake mushrooms is associated with a distinctive flagellate erythema. We describe a 61-year-old Caucasian man who presented with a pruritic, erythematous eruption of multiple linear streaks on the trunk and extremities starting 1 day after eating raw shiitake mushrooms. His symptoms and skin lesions resolved ...
Gregory Jennifer F - - 2013
Erythema ab igne is a reticulated, erythematous, hyperpigmented dermatosis resulting from chronic mild to moderate heat exposure. The authors present two cases of erythema ab igne, one from a hot water bottle to treat chronic low back pain and another from a heated automobile seat. They review other reported etiologies ...
Padmanabhan M Y MY Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Sri Ramakrishna Dental College and Hospital, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India; - - 2013
Background: Tooth development may be hampered following traumatic injuries to maxilla or mandible. The developmental deviations that occur in a tooth bud in the line of a jaw fracture range from agenesis to hamartomatous proliferation. Odontomas are benign odontogenic hard tissue tumors, which are hamartomas characterized by slow growth and ...
Kaminska Karolina K Department of Dermatology, Regional Hospital of Bellinzona, Bellinzona, Geneva, - - 2013
Hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) is a highly contagious viral infection characterized by typical maculopapular or vesicular eruptions on the hands and feet and in the oral cavity. It affects predominantly children and/or immunocompromised adults. It usually follows a benign and self-limiting course. However, HFMD cases with severe or ...
Yang Amy Y - - 2012
Herein, we describe two cases and review 14 cases of equestrian chilblain or 'equestrian cold panniculitis' in the literature. The first, a 23-year-old healthy female horse trainer, presented with burning nodular swelling on her lateral thighs. The second was a 34-year-old healthy woman with recurrent nodular eruption on the lateral ...
Shiver Mallory - - 2012
A 14-year-old girl presented with a 1-year history of a pruritic, bullous lesion on her posterior neck. A biopsy revealed bullous lichen sclerosus. Although unusual, this bullous variant of lichen sclerosus is well recognized in the adult literature, but extragenital bullous and hemorrhagic lesions are rare in children. A review ...
Rallis Efstathios - - 2012
Granulomatous rosacea is considered a clinical variant of rosacea and is characterized by hard yellow, brown, red or flesh-colored cutaneous papules or nodules that may be severe and may lead to scarring. The lesions typically appear on the cheeks and periorificial lesions; they are monomorphic in each patient and sit ...
Lilly Evelyn - - 2012
Leser-Trélat sign is a controversial paraneoplastic phenomenon characterized by an eruption of seborrheic keratoses (SKs). We report a rare case of eruptive inflammatory SKs in a man undergoing induction chemotherapy for acute myeloid leukemia (AML). We also review the literature on Leser-Trélat sign.
Puricelli Edela E Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Clinics Hospital of Porto Alegre, School of Dentistry, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil. - - 2012
The maxillary canines are amongst the most frequently impacted teeth, second only to the third molars. Several conservative orthodontic and surgical techniques are available to position the teeth properly in the dental arch, even in severe cases. However, when an extraction is necessary, it often leaves a critical alveolar defect ...
Berry Tammy - - 2012
A 2-year-old African American, Hispanic boy presented with well-defined, violaceous, annular dermal plaques without scale over the upper extremities, face, lower extremities, and buttocks. The clinical presentation and laboratory studies were consistent with a diagnosis of subacute cutaneous lupus erythematous (SCLE). SCLE presenting in childhood is exceedingly rare, with only ...
Sun Lisha - - 2012
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to present a literature review and case series report of tooth abnormalities in congenital infiltrating lipomatosis of the face (CIL-F). METHODS: Four typical cases of CIL-F are presented. Tooth abnormalities in CIL-F documented in the English literature are also reviewed. The clinical and ...
Kaur Gurkiran A - - 2012
Odontomas are hamartomatous malformations of odontogenic origin composed of all the structures that form the tooth. Pigmentation associated with odontomas is rare, with only two cases reported in the literature. The genesis of this composite malformation is attributable to the organizational failure of the developing odontogenic apparatus leading to abnormal ...
Gharwan Helen - - 2012
We report the case of a 79-year-old Caucasian man, who developed numerous pruritic seborrheic keratoses on his chest and back within one year. An underlying malignant disease was suspected. Upper and lower endoscopies were performed and the patient was diagnosed with adenocarcinoma of the ascending colon. We discuss the clinical ...
Tay G C - - 2012
Foreign bodies causing perforation of hernias are extremely uncommon with only a few cases reported in the literature. Here, we present a case of a patient with ingestion of a foreign body, which was initially managed expectantly but developed a perforation due to the foreign body impacting and causing perforation ...
Sahni Jagdish K - - 2012
ABSTRACT: We report an extremely rare case of homicidal lithium battery ingestion in a neonate hitherto unreported in the medical literature. Although a definitive diagnosis was initially missed in the baby, the patient survived with no complications whatsoever even after retention of the said foreign body for 10 days.
Sreedharan S - - 2012
Odontomas are considered to be the most common odontogenic tumors of the oral cavity. Some authors consider it as malformations rather than true neoplasms. The exact etiology of odontomes is still not known. Most odontomes are asymptomatic and are discovered during routine radiographic investigations. Odontomes generally cause disturbances in the ...
Shah Ajaz - - 2012
Segmental odontomaxillary dysplasia (SOD) is a rare developmental disorder of the maxilla, characterized by variability of its clinical and radiological features and may mimic other fibro-osseous lesions. Clinically, the disorder is often diagnosed in early childhood due to a unilateral buccolingual expansion of the posterior alveolar process, gingival enlargement, absence ...
O╩╝rourke Emily A - - 2012
ABSTRACT:: The presence of dermal mitotic figures is helpful in identifying malignant melanocytic lesions but occasionally occur in benign nevi. We aim to determine a "benchmark" mitotic frequency for a wide variety of nevi. We prospectively collected 1041 cases of benign melanocytic nevi and reviewed them for the presence of ...
Paniz Mondolfi Alberto - - 2012
Russell bodies are pink eosinophilic accumulations within plasma cells. To date, two hypotheses have attempted to elucidate the biological events behind the formation of these bodies. One theory sustains that such bodies constitute cytoplasmic accumulation of immunoglobulin derivatives contained in the perinuclear cistern of the smooth endoplasmic reticulum because of ...
Singh P M - - 2012
Accidental ingestion of a foreign body into either tracheobronchial tree or esophagus is not an uncommon occurrence. However, there is limited literature available on sequelae of post foreign body ingestion-carbon dioxide set point and apneic threshold due to chronic respiratory acidosis. We report a case of chronic airway obstruction in ...
Bhalla Amarpreet - - 2012
Russell body gastritis is characterized by accumulation of plasma cells, filled with Russell bodies, in the gastric mucosa. Twelve cases have been reported in the English language medical literature. Its association with Helicobacter pylori gastritis or immunosuppression is known. The present case is the third to be reported in association ...
Rao Raghavendra - - 2012
Psoriasis vulgaris and bullous pemphigoid (BP) represent two clinically well-characterized, chronic, inflammatory skin conditions. The concomitant occurrence of these two entities in a patient is rare. Here we report a 57-year-old male suffering from psoriasis vulgaris for 15 years on irregular medication who noticed eruption of blisters all over the ...
Garment Ann R - - 2012
We report the case of a 44-year-old man presenting with abdominal pain and leukocytosis. His initial computed tomography demonstrated a pancreatic head mass concerning for pancreatic adenocarcinoma. However, on further review of the patient's imaging, the mass was determined to be an abscess caused by foreign body ingestion and gastric ...
Teng Margie - - 2012
ABSTRACT: Bedside ultrasound has become increasingly important as an adjunct to clinical diagnosis and procedures in the emergency department. It is only recently that this modality, which involves no ionizing radiation, has become incorporated into the pediatric emergency department. We report a case of a 10-year-old boy with a suspected ...
Karabagli Pinar - - 2012
An unusual and rare gastric mucosal lesion histologically consisting of Russell bodies and plasma cell infiltration and termed as Russell body gastritis is presented. In the literature there are only ten such case reports and of these, seven including this present case were associated with Helicobacter pylori infection. The high ...
Niknam Ramin - - 2012
Although foreign body (FB) ingestion is relatively common,ingestion of a toothbrush is rare. We are reporting on a 26-year old female who had accidentally swallowed a toothbrush, which was successfully removed via endoscopy using a polypectomy snare.
Larsen Larissa - - 2012
Congenital self-healing reticulohistiocytosis (CSHRH) is a rare type of Langerhans cell histiocytosis with potential for relapse and systemic involvement. Whereas CSHRH was traditionally considered a benign disease, there is an approximately 3 percent risk of mortality and a 10 percent chance of relapse. This article, using an extensive review of ...
Gordon Spratt Elizabeth A - - 2012
Generalized essential telangiectasia, which is a rare condition that is characterized by the progressive development of telangiectases on the skin, is a clinical diagnosis of exclusion. We present a 65-year-old man with a ten-month history of an asymptomatic eruption of the trunk and proximal aspects of the arms and hands ...
Kulkarni Vinaya Kumar - - 2012
Odontomas are the most common odontogenic tumours of the jaws, characterised by their slow growth and non-aggressive behaviour. They usually remain asymptomatic, and are diagnosed on routine radiographs. Clinically, they are often associated with delayed eruption or impaction of permanent teeth and retained primary teeth. The purpose of this paper ...
Kundaragi Nischal G NG Department of Radiodiagnosis, Government Medical College, Nagpur, - - 2012
Fibrochondrogenesis is a rare, neonatally lethal osteochondrodysplasia, with autosomal recessive inheritance. It differs from other lethal dwarfisms in that it leads to broad, long-bone metaphyses (dumb-bell shaped) and pear-shaped vertebral bodies. We report a case of fibrochondrogenesis with severe pear-shaped platyspondyly, suspected antenatally, and give a comprehensive pictorial review of ...
Cerda Ignacio A - - 2011
Sauropoda is one of the most diverse and geographically widespread clades of herbivorous dinosaurs, and until now, their remains have now been recovered from all continental landmasses except Antarctica. We report the first record of a sauropod dinosaur from Antarctica, represented by an incomplete caudal vertebra from the Late Cretaceous ...
Kasotakis G - - 2012
Rectal foreign bodies (RFB) present the modern surgeon with a difficult management dilemma, as the type of object, host anatomy, time from insertion, associated injuries and amount of local contamination may vary widely. Reluctance to seek medical help and to provide details about the incident often makes diagnosis difficult. Management ...
Willette D A - - 2011
A range expansion of the Taiwan sardinella Sardinella hualiensis to the Philippines is reported. The data suggested that the southern translocation of S. hualiensis occurred across oceanographic features that are typically barriers to small, pelagic fish dispersal. With this addition, the Philippines is among the most diverse countries for Sardinella ...
Elliott Joshua M - - 2011
To describe a case of a suspected pericardial metallic projectile foreign body in a dog with a history of trauma to the left shoulder and to review the literature regarding the management of cardiac and intracardiac foreign bodies. A 3-year-old male, neutered Brittany spaniel presented with a 10-day history of ...
Carrillo Daniel - - 2011
A review of all the available information about the natural enemies reported in association with the red palm mite, Raoiella indica is presented. Twenty-eight species of predatory arthropods, including mites and insects, have been reported in association with R. indica in Asia, Africa and the Neotropics. In addition, pathogenic fungi ...
Aybar Cecilia A Veggiani - - 2011
Culicoides debilipalpis, C insignis, C. lahillei, and C venezuelensis are reported for the first time for Bolivia. The geographical distribution of C. paraensis extends to the Tarija Department.
Kondo T - - 2011
The lac insect genus Tachardiella Cockerell is reviewed and 17 species are recognized, including one new species. The adult female of Tachardiella palobrea Kondo & Gullan sp. n. is described and illustrated based on material collected in Argentina on 'brea', Parkinsonia praecox (Fabaceae). The adult female of Tachardiella argentina (Dominguez) ...
Jagdish Kumar Athmaram Gupta - - 2011
A number of articles on foreign body (FB) ingestion and inhalation have been reported in the literature. Of these, reports of foreign bodies lodging in nasopharynx after inhalation/ingestion are rare. A case of FB inhalation/ingestion presented with history of respiratory distress was admitted for suspected FB bronchus and kept for ...
Yassin Mohammad K - - 2011
This paper reported a new Egyptian of Echinochasmus aspinuosa in herons trapped in Giza and Sharkia Governorates. The detailed morphology was given and illustrated. The zoonotic importance of this digenetic treamatode was discussed.
John Anitha S - - 2011
Interrupted aortic arch (IAA) is a rare congenital abnormality that presents in infancy. Isolated cases have been reported in adulthood, which are likely presentations of severe coarctation of the aorta. We present two such cases of adult presentation of IAA and a review of previously reported cases in the medical ...
Glazer Evan - - 2011
Vasospastic disorders affecting the lower extremities are unusual entities. Two cases of asymptomatic foot discoloration with lower extremity dependency are presented. In the first case, an elderly gentleman was admitted to the hospital with a contralateral foot infection. His physical exam revealed pulse examination within normal limits and his blood ...
Kanitakis J - - 2011
Background  Circumscribed palmoplantar hypokeratosis (CPH) is a recently recognized, rarely reported dermatosis that shows characteristic clinicopathological features; however, its pathogenesis remains unknown. Objective  The aim of this study was to get further insight into the pathogenesis of CPH. Methods  An immunohistological study was performed on five cases of CPH to ...
Patil Pavan M - - 2011
We report a case of a toothbrush head lodged into the nasal cavity, which required an external rhinoplasty for retrieval. A review of the literature on management strategies in case of nasal foreign bodies is presented.
Jaru-Ampornpan Pimkwan - - 2011
Purpose. To report a case of traumatic endophthalmitis due to Cellulosimicrobium cellulans. Design. Case report. Methods. Retrospective chart review. Results. To our knowledge, this is the first report of traumatic endophthalmitis due to C. cellulans, which did not respond to intravitreal antibiotics or repeat vitrectomy and ultimately led to the ...
Schwartz Alan - - 2011
Conceptual frameworks are approaches to a research problem that specify key entities and their relationships. The 2009 Institute of Medicine (IOM) report on resident duty hours, subsequent studies, and published responses to the report present a variety of conceptual frameworks for the study of the impact of duty hours regulations. ...
Chaudhary N - - 2011
Background: Spontaneous intracranial hypotension (SIH) is an increasingly described entity, with over 70 cases reported in the literature. The classic triad includes orthostatic headache, diffuse pachymeningeal enhancement on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) with gadolinium, and low cerebrospinal fluid pressure (CSF) in the lateral decubitus (<60 mm H2O) and sitting positions. ...
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