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Freed Jeff - - 2006
We describe a patient with mycosis fungoides who developed a bulla shortly after the start of topical methchlorethamine. Dermal-epidermal separation has been reported to occur with topical methchlorethamine on histological examination. It is plausible that the compromised dermal-epidermal junction may manifest as a clinical bulla after a secondary insult. To ...
Simonaitis Linas - - 2006
Clinicians at Wishard Hospital in Indianapolis print and carry clinical reports called "Pocket Rounds". This paper describes a new process we developed to improve these clinical reports. The heart of our new process is a World Wide Web Consortium standard: Extensible Stylesheet Language Formatting Objects (XSL-FO). Using XSL-FO stylesheets we ...
Albrecht Joerg - - 2005
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Case reports and case series are often the first evidence of innovative treatment, but clinical trials need to follow to substantiate this evidence. The objective of this article was to evaluate case reports or case series describing innovative treatment concerning their impact. METHODS: Case reports and case ...
Faunce Thomas A - - 2005
Relatives may increasingly demand that an incompetent patient's treatment be continued indefinitely, despite clinical advice that it is technically "futile" (offering no reasonable prospect of return to a meaningful quality of life). Third-party interventions may become a more frequent part of attempts to resolve such disputes where there is no ...
McAlinden Rebecca L - - 2005
This is a case report of a child who experienced a possible adverse reaction to paracetamol, in a randomized clinical trial comparing paracetamol with ibuprofen for control of orthodontic pain. Through this case report we highlight the importance of formulating a protocol for management of adverse events when designing a ...
Saito Kumiko - - 2005
Rapid plasma reagin (RPR) titers were periodically examined during and after treatment in three rabbits clinically diagnosed with rabbit syphilis. RPR titers remained positive after clinical recovery and then gradually declined. Of the two rabbits inoculated experimentally, one showed clinical signs of the disease, while the other did not. RPR ...
Yuan Shan - - 2005
We developed a strategy to determine the clinical impact associated with errors in clinical microbiology testing. Over a 9-month period, we used a sequential three-stage method to prospectively evaluate 480 consecutive corrected microbiology laboratory reports. The three stages were physician review of the corrected report, medical record review, and interview ...
Ota Floyd S - - 2005
A preverbal toddler who presents with a distended abdomen can pose a difficult clinical problem. The differential diagnosis is extremely broad and consists of etiologies ranging from the benign to the life threatening. In this case report, we present 2 unusual life-threatening cases of abdominal distention in well-appearing toddlers and ...
Gorno-Tempini Maria Luisa - - 2004
Recent clinical and pathological studies have suggested that frontotemporal lobar degeneration (FTLD) and corticobasal syndrome (CBS) show clinical and pathological overlap. We present four years of longitudinal clinical, cognitive and anatomical data in the case of a 56-year-old woman, AS, whose clinical picture evolved from FTLD to CBS. For the ...
Cazeau G - - 2004
A mandatory reporting system (MRS) was set up in France in December 1990 to detect animals showing clinical signs of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE). Since June 2000, four active surveillance programmes dedicated to fallen stock and slaughtered cattle have been implemented to reinforce the MRS. The clinical status of the ...
Chinn Courtney - - 2003
Regional odontodysplasia (RO) is an unusual, non-hereditary anomaly of the dental hard tissues with characteristic clinical, radiographic and histological findings. Etiology is unknown, and treatment, while varied, should be appropriate for each individual's clinical findings. In the case reported here, a 2-year-old female was diagnosed with RO. Extractions were performed ...
Rajesh P - - 2003
A clinical profile to assess the etiologic factors on TMJ ankylosis, In this study an evaluation of 18 cases according to the age of onset, sex, etiologic factors, sides affected on the face and the type of ankylosis. This article strives to project a relationship between the etiology and clinical ...
Westin Louise M - - 2003
A review of the literature on clinical manifestations of facial paralysis shows a lack of well-integrated, cohesive methods of classification. The aim of the classification system presented here is to provide a clinically relevant, generalized scheme for categorization, focusing on clinical presentation and general etiology. This article will also describe ...
Corbie-Smith Giselle - - 2003
Although federal initiatives have mandated broader inclusion of minorities in clinical research on diseases that have disparities in health by race and ethnicity, it is not clear whether these initiatives have affected reporting of trial results. The objective of this study was to examine the reporting of race/ethnicity in clinical ...
Naguib M Tarek - - 2002
Combined pseudohyperkalemia and pseudohypocalcemia have not been previously reported in the clinical setting. We report 2 cases in which specimen contamination during routine phlebotomy with ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid (EDTA) caused alteration in serum levels of potassium and calcium. This alteration could be misleading when making clinical decisions and could produce adverse ...
Harris Jeffrey P - - 2002
The goals of this study were to review important clinical and histopathologic features of malleus fixation. Ten clinical cases and 10 histopathologic cases of malleus fixation were identified. For the clinical cases, preoperative clinical data, surgical findings, and preoperative and postoperative audiometric findings were reviewed. Ninety percent of the clinical ...
Behr Fiona D - - 2002
Pityriasis rubra pilaris (PRP) is an idiopathic papulosquamous disease that clinically presents with palmoplantar keratoderma and follicular hyperkeratotic papules that coalesce into scaly erythematous plaques. We report a unique case of atypical PRP beginning at 1 year of age with associated severe arthropathy and osteoporosis. We further discuss the clinical ...
Tani K - - 2001
Fifty-six hamsters with demodicosis were treated with daily oral administration of ivermectin (0.3 mg/kg). Thirty-three cases (58.9%) were cured and 6 cases (10.7%) had improved clinically but needed to continue treatment. Of 5 cases (8.9%) who relapsed within 3 months and were retreated with ivermectin, 4 were cured and 1 ...
Bradley A J - - 2001
Clinical mastitis in six Somerset dairy herds was monitored over a 12-month period. Escherichia coli was implicated in 34.7% of all clinical cases. Forty-one percent of all clinical E. coli mastitis cases occurred in just 2.2% of the population. A total of 23.9% of clinical E. coli cases occurred in ...
O'Sullivan J D - - 2001
Juvenile-onset dystonia that improves after levodopa may occur in both dopa-responsive dystonia (DRD) and juvenile parkinsonism (JP), clinically similar conditions with different prognoses and management goals. The authors show normal striatal uptake of the dopamine transporter ligand FP-CIT with SPECT in a clinically atypical case of DRD, in contrast to ...
Verdolini R - - 2000
We present a case of mycetoma by Madurella mycetomatis on the foot of a Chinese young man, living in Italy for more than ten years. Clinically the lesion closely resembled and was initially misinterpreted as a vascular neoformation. We analyze the histological and morphological features of the Madurella mycetomatis infection ...
Thomson A B AB Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada. - - 2000
In the past year, there have been many advances in the area of small bowel physiology and pathology. More than 1500 papers were assessed in preparation for this review. Some were selected and reviewed, with a particular focus on presenting clinically useful information for the practising gastroenterologist. Relevant review articles ...
Shetty S - - 2000
The clinical and haematological heterogeneity in cases of the rare combined factor V and VIII deficiency has not been reported so far from India. Nine such cases belonging to five unrelated families have been analysed in the present study for the various haematological and clinical parameters. A very mild clinical ...
Azariah S - - 2000
Non-gonococcal urethritis (NGU) is a common problem presenting to sexual health clinics that is usually managed empirically. In many cases the aetiology is never clearly established or further investigated. Adenovirus has been identified in the past as an occasional cause of NGU but little has been written about its clinical ...
Walker M P MP Medical Research Council Neurochemical Pathology Unit, Institute for the Health of the Elderly, Newcastle, UK. - - 2000
Case reports and clinical observations suggest that fluctuating cognition (FC) is common in the major dementias, particularly dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB), where it is one of three core clinical diagnostic features. To examine the frequency, characteristics, and diagnostic utility of FC in dementia using clinical, attentional, and EEG markers. ...
Tassone F - - 2000
Most individuals with the fragile X premutation are clinically unaffected; however, some show clinical manifestations, including learning difficulties, emotional problems, or even mental retardation. The basis of clinical involvement in these individuals is unknown. Premutation alleles are reportedly associated with normal levels of mRNA and protein (FMRP). To examine this ...
Kuc I - - 2000
OBJECTIVE: To determine the frequency with which histopathologic examination of periapical biopsy specimens contributed information not anticipated clinically. STUDY DESIGN: Clinical and histopathologic information from 805 sequentially submitted periapical biopsy specimens over a 2-year period was compared. Clinical data included endodontic status, age and sex of patient, location of lesion, ...
Edwards, Ian
Summary Clinical reasoning refers to the thinking and decision making processes which occur during clinical practice. It has its origins in the study and teaching of problem solving in medicine. A review of the literature of the allied health fields, suggests clinical reasoning is not only a cognitive and diagnostically ...
Dray T G - - 1999
OBJECTIVE: To describe an unrecognized clinical entity, idiopathic bilateral vocal fold weakness, and propose recommendations regarding the diagnosis and management of these cases. STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective, nonrandomized case study. METHODS: All cases of bilateral vocal fold weakness evaluated at the University of Washington Voice Disorders Clinic between 1991 to 1998 ...
Green L A - - 1998
OBJECTIVES: To describe the methods and results of a standardized system for clinical endpoint determination for defining and reviewing endpoints in clinical trials for HIV-infected individuals. DESIGN: A system was developed utilizing standard definitions for the 24 diagnoses or clinical events that serve as trial endpoints and together define the ...
Lovas J G - - 1998
Sixteen cases of caliber-persistent labial artery of the lips have been reported to date in the English literature. Six of these were clinically misdiagnosed as squamous cell carcinoma and treated with wedge resection. To date, we have seen 187 cases clinically and an additional 23 cases through our surgical oral ...
Tharyan P - - 1998
Traditional review articles provide clinicians with syntheses of the medical literature but are criticised as being haphazard in their methodology and biased in their conclusions. Systematic reviews use rigorous methods to minimise bias and statistical methods to synthesise results (meta-analysis) that increase power and precision. They permit investigation of generalisability ...
Gibson L E LE Department of Dermatology, Mayo Clinic Rochester, Minnesota 55905, - - 1997
The concept of malignant pyoderma (MP) has created controversy since its origin. The distinction of this disease from pyoderma gangrenosum was based on clinical criteria and response to treatment. Herein we discuss our current ideas on this entity and its possible relationship to Wegener's granulomatosis (WG). Follow-up data from the ...
Barnes J C - - 1997
This case is unusual due to its extended clinical course. Clinical, histopathological, and immunohistochemical findings are presented.
Funke G - - 1997
Coryneform bacteria are aerobically growing, asporogenous, non-partially-acid-fast, gram-positive rods of irregular morphology. Within the last few years, there has been a massive increase in the number of publications related to all aspects of their clinical microbiology. Clinical microbiologists are often confronted with making identifications within this heterogeneous group as well ...
Chaudhuri M - - 1996
The prevalence of certain characteristics of genital discharge like (a) watery variety in sexually transmitted disease (STD) clinic 34% and in gynaecology clinic 26.6%, (b) fishy odour in STD clinic 29.2% and in gynaecology clinic 12.2% and (c) pH > 4.5 in STD clinic 53.6% and in gynaecology clinic 43% ...
Weiner G M - - 1995
We present three cases of dysphonia in which gastro-oesophageal reflux (GOR) appeared to be a precipitating factor. In all cases reflux was clinically occult. We discuss the theory and implications of GOR presenting atypically with laryngeal symptoms, and outline our current approach to laryngeal symptoms of clinically evident or occult ...
Stanford D G - - 1995
Raimer's solar elastotic bands of the forearm are a rarely described clinical variant of severe solar elastosis. We report a case of Raimer's bands on the forearm of a 43-year-old woman. Light microscopy demonstrated solar elastosis and electron microscopy revealed activated fibroblasts appearing to secrete the elastotic material. The clinical ...
Steingard M - - 1995
The ball-and-socket ankle is a rare clinical condition that has a deformity of the talotibial articulation. Assorted anomalies frequently exist. Treatment is usually based on clinical presentation of a foot problem.
Peloso P M - - 1995
Our objective was to design a grading system to judge the methodological quality of toxicity symptoms assessment in rheumatologic randomized controlled trials, and to use this grading system to evaluate rheumatology case report forms. For comparison, we also evaluated instruments derived in other clinical specialties. To further determine whether variability ...
VanLeit B - - 1995
Clinical reasoning is increasingly recognized as a crucial component of the occupational therapy process. Different types of clinical reasoning used by occupational therapists have been identified, including scientific, procedural, interactive, narrative, conditional, and pragmatic reasoning. This article describes the use of the case method in the University of New Mexico ...
Widlöcher D - - 1994
Why do we publish clinical data? Between the scientistic illusion that assumes that cases are objective data and the disillusioned observation that psychoanalytic literature is mainly used to boost identity feelings, what role is played by such publications? New psychoanalytical knowledge results from clinical practice and not from scientific experiments ...
Neale G - - 1993
OBJECTIVE: To find the reasons for legal claims against hospital doctors. DESIGN: Prospective analysis of requests for medical opinion submitted by solicitors during 1984-93 on legal claims against hospital doctors. SUBJECTS: 100 successive cases: 98 from the United Kingdom and two from the Republic of Ireland. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: Principal ...
Ozmen M - - 1993
The changes in frequency and distribution of the clinical types of cerebral palsy (CP) were evaluated in 1873 CP cases admitted to the Department of Pediatric Neurology between 1982 and 1989. The observed panorama of CP was unlike the situation in developed countries. The majority of the cases were term-born ...
Chiadò-Piat L - - 1993
Three cases of myophosphorylase deficiency with unusual clinical expression are presented. The 1st had clinical characteristics suggesting a mild congenital myopathy, and the patient never experienced cramps or myalgias. The 2nd had a slowly progressive myopathy without cramps or myoglobinuria which was detected by chance. The 3rd presented with myoglobinuria ...
Gillespie S H - - 1993
Ocular toxocariasis is rare and therefore the spectrum of clinical disease is difficult to establish. We present a review of the clinical features and laboratory findings in a group of patients with positive Toxocara serology and ocular toxocariasis. The clinical spectrum was diverse and milder disease was commoner than might ...
Foster L V - - 1992
This two-part series aims to familiarize the reader with essential occlusal principles and terminology and to give some guidelines as to which cases are suitable for crown and bridgework. The first article covers occlusal terminology and the conformative approach, whilst the second will describe the reorganized approach. Both papers contain ...
Mikkelsen E J - - 1992
The authors review the empirical literature concerning the frequency of false allegations of sexual abuse as well as the case report literature that describes individual episodes of false allegations in detail. The authors then construct a clinical typology that is derived from the literature and their own clinical experience with ...
Bowler J V - - 1992
Eighteen cases of lacunar infarction are presented. Six of these cases had a purely motor clinical deficit. All the cases were studied by serial high resolution SPECT (single photon emission computerized tomography) using 99Tcm HMPAO. The degree and extent of the changes in cerebral perfusion consistent with diaschisis were noted ...
Aghaji M A - - 1992
A case of anatomical sex conversion in a 21-year-old genotypic male Nigerian with ambiguous genitalia but who was reared as a girl is presented. The clinical features observed in this particular case and the result obtained after surgery, adjuvant hormone therapy and supportive psychotherapy are discussed. The relevant literature pertaining ...
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