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Meissner M - - 2007
Sodium thiosulphate has been used in medicine for almost 100 years. There are some very important areas of application such as cyanide intoxications or the treatment of cisplatin toxicity. Till this day, this compound is almost unknown to most physicians. This is astonishing, especially because there are some promising reports ...
Schirmer Clemens M - - 2007
The term "papilledema" indicates swelling of the optic discs secondary to increased intracranial pressure. Papilledema can be caused by an intracranial mass lesion or by other factors. Visual symptoms frequently accompany papilledema, which can lead to permanent visual loss if left untreated. Starting with an illustrative case, the authors review ...
Lobreiro J - - 2007
Treatments for infertility in bulls are not described in homeopathic literature. A few treatments, such as changing the protein content of the diet, giving extra minerals, etc have been proposed. This case report describes homeopathic treatment for infertility in a prize bull. A Nelore bull, considered infertile for 3 years, ...
Arneja Jugpal S - - 2007
A case of fulminant dissecting cellulitis of the scalp in a fifteen-year-old African American male is reported. The presentation was refractory to standard medical treatment such that treatment required radical subgaleal excision of the entire hair-bearing scalp. Reconstruction was in the form of split-thickness skin grafting at the level of ...
Goldsmith Paul - - 2007
Primary pleural myxoid liposarcoma is a rare entity and no agreed treatment options have been formulated once diagnosis has been made. We report two cases with subsequent management and make recommendations for treatment pathways in these rare cases.
Wu Chinchun C School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei Veterans General Hospital; Taipei, Taiwan - - - 2006
Central neurocytoma is defined as an intraventricular benign brain tumor. Extraventricular location of central neurocytoma is rare: only nine cases of spinal neurocytoma had been reported in the English literature. We hereby present a case of atypical neurocytoma involving unusual long segments (8-segment) of cervico-thoracic spinal cord in a 29-year-old ...
Kirsch B M - - 2006
Hemodialysis patients develop metabolic acidosis due to their impaired excretion of daily produced protons (H+). The following report will show a rare case of severe metabolic alkalosis (predialysis pH 7.52, base excess (BE) +17) in a hemodialysis woman caused by self-provoked upper gastrointestinal H+ losses based on an eating disorder. ...
Osthoff M - - 2006
Candida endophthalmitis accounts for the majority of fungal endophthalmitis. Despite its clinical relevance there are no controlled trials on different treatment regimens. We report a case of endogenous endophthalmitis caused by azole-resistant Candida albicans following abdominal surgery in an otherwise healthy woman, and review the literature concerning treatment recommendations. In ...
Rajpar S F - - 2006
BACKGROUND: Lentigo maligna (LM) is treated to prevent progression to lentigo maligna melanoma (LMM). Surgery remains the treatment of choice, although topical immunotherapy with imiquimod has recently become a popular alternative. OBJECTIVES: In this review, we have analysed the published literature relating to the use of imiquimod for LM, in ...
Briec F - - 2006
A causal relationship between treatment with tricyclic antidepressant (TCA) at therapeutic doses and cases of dilated cardiomyopathy has been suspected, but not definitely evidenced. We present a case of a dilated cardiomyopathy, which seemed idiopathic, but occurred during treatment with imipramine and recovered after its withdrawal. For the first recorded ...
Boyd Robert L - - 2006
This report reviews the orthodontic treatment of six different patients who received removable aligners. These cases include correction of deep overbite, open bite, mild-to-moderate crowding, large overjet, cases requiring premolar extractions, the presence of multiple restorations, and cases requiring periodontal-restorative treatments, the improved periodontal status with aligners compared to fixed ...
Matheis Patricia - - 2006
Gefitinib (Iressa), an epidermal growth factor inhibitor approved for treatment of advanced nonsmall cell lung carcinoma, is associated with an acneiform distributed folliculitis. Treatment attempts for this folliculitis have been noted in the literature, but photodocumentation of results has not been reported. We report 3 consecutive cases of gefitinib-associated folliculitis ...
Carmel Brendan - - 2006
Eosinophilic gastroenteritis (EGE) is a rarely reported condition of ferrets. This article reviews three cases of suspected EGE in ferrets, summarizes the presenting signs, differential diagnoses, and treatment options, and discusses some question raised by this disease in ferrets. Immune suppression by means of prednisolone therapy is currently the treatment ...
Rokadiya S - - 2006
A case of painful, initially bilateral, and then unilateral temporalis hypertrophy in a 33-year-old Caucasian woman is presented in a primary care setting; the aetiology of the hypertrophy was considered reactive in nature. Medical and supportive treatment was successful in providing symptomatic relief. Further treatment including an intramuscular botulinum injection ...
Ghandhi Dinaz - - 2006
PURPOSE: To investigate whether there were any significant differences in the mode of presentation, treatment, and outcome of patients presenting with a primary diagnosis of ameloblastoma in Glasgow, Scotland and San Francisco, CA. MATERIALS AND METHODS: All cases of ameloblastoma seen in both institutions between January 1, 1980 and December ...
Del Rosso J - - 2006
Uncomplicated skin and skin-structure infections (uSSSIs) are common community-acquired infections which are often caused by Staphylococcus aureus and Streptococcus pyogenes, although other pathogens are often involved. A recent treatment algorithm has recommended the use of cephalosporins as an appropriate antibiotic therapy for uSSSIs and, in particular, highlighted cefdinir as an ...
Hanretta Allan T - - 2006
A 38-year-old woman with medication-resistant major depression and posttraumatic stress disorder was treated with electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) concurrent with a duloxetine-olanzapine combination. The treatment resulted in complete resolution of major depression without any complications. This case report suggests that treatment with the combination of duloxetine and olanzapine concurrently with ECT ...
Ganger Laura K - - 2006
A common problem among aging women, salt and pepper facial hair poses a significant psychosocial impact as well as a challenge for treatment. Various laser therapies or topical eflornithine HCl 13.9% cream are commonly used to reduce the rate of hair growth. We report a case of a woman with ...
Silvestri Maurizio - - 2006
The authors present a case of prosthetic rehabilitation of the anterior maxilla. A correct esthetic diagnosis and the development of an appropriate treatment plan are key factors in predictable outcomes. Proper performance of different phases of the treatment plan and the use of appropriate materials guarantee esthetic and functional success. ...
Busbee Brandon G - - 2006
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: The current publications that address either the incidence or treatment of endophthalmitis are reviewed. RECENT FINDINGS: A large body of published research has recently addressed the issue of potential increases in the incidence of endophthalmitis, especially postcataract endophthalmitis. Additional studies have evaluated relatively new antibiotics and their ...
Mullis Ricky - - 2006
INTRODUCTION: Auditing the interventions used in clinical trials to demonstrate that treatment protocols were adhered to and that discrete modalities were delivered, is essential in establishing internal validity. Pragmatic studies involving complex interventions provide a particular challenge. The value of case report forms which document individual treatment content relies upon ...
McClean Hugo - - 2006
A national audit of 781 early syphilis cases presenting during 2002-03 in UK genitourinary medicine clinics was conducted in late 2004, organized through the Regional Audit Groups. Data were aggregated by region and National Health Service trust, allowing practice to be compared between regions, between trusts within regions, as well ...
Fernández-Aranda Fernando - - 2006
OBJECTIVE: Blindness has rarely been described in the eating disorder (ED) literature. In case reports in which this condition has been reported before an ED, it was concluded that visual body image was not essential for the development of the ED. This is the first report in which bulimia nervosa ...
Husid Marc S - - 2006
Cluster headache is one of the worst pain syndromes known to mankind. Medical treatment is highly effective in most cases, but because cluster headache is rare, many physicians are not familiar with the details of its management. This article reviews three common presentations of cluster headache to illustrate standard approaches ...
Nihalani Nikhil D ND Dr. Nihalani is with the Central New York Psychiatric Center, in Marcy, New York, and is Clinical Assistant - - 2006
This paper is a review article that collects and synthesizes up-to-date information about the complex etiological theories and treatment regimens associated with Fibromyalgia. The authors have written the paper in an evidence-based model in order to show the reader where adequate data exist in regards to these pharmacological, psychological, and ...
Whitaker Eugene J - - 2006
BACKGROUND: This case report follows the 20-year clinical treatment of a patient at high risk of developing dental caries. The author describes the treatment of the primary and permanent dentitions. CASE DESCRIPTION: The author describes the use of primary, secondary and tertiary measures to treat caries in a high-risk patient. ...
Marseille Dana M - - 2006
Early recognition and treatment initiation are pivotal in managing Alzheimer's disease (AD). Once a diagnosis of AD is made, a treatment plan is developed and should include treatment initiation with cholinesterase inhibitors (ChEIs) to improve cognition, management of comorbid conditions, and treat behavioral symptoms. Caregiver compliance is integral to AD ...
Hsieh Ming-Yu - - 2006
Stoma prolapse is a common complication of intestinal stoma. Although various surgical methods yield satisfactory results, nonsurgical treatment may be better for a temporary stoma. We report a case of a patient with a distal limb prolapse of a right transverse colostomy who received nonsurgical treatment with satisfactory results. For ...
Miller Alan E - - 2006
An unusual case of recurrent myositis ossificans (MO) bilaterally in the hamstring muscles of a 47-year-old athlete secondary to trauma is presented with a review of the literature of current treatment options. MO is a common condition that occurs among athletes in association with muscle and/or tendon strain or contusion. ...
Manschreck Theo C - - 2006
OBJECTIVE: Often considered difficult to treat in the past, even treatment-resistant, delusional disorder is now regarded as a treatable condition that responds to medication in many instances. Munro and Mok previously reviewed the published record of its treatment to 1994. This review aims to update and extend their observations and ...
Sugden Steven G - - 2006
The authors describe a neurodevelopmentally relevant, clinically derived model for understanding and treating aggressive behavior in youth. Based on case experience and literature review, the authors divide aggressive behavior into five symptomatic domains with respective neurobiological/neurodevelopmental underpinnings. These five symptom domains (impulsivity, affective instability, anxious/hyperarousal, cognitive disorganization, and predatory aggression) ...
Lloret Lorena - - 2005
Case 1. This is believed to be the first report of acupuncture treatment for traumatic radial nerve paralysis in a wild fox. From the first treatment, improvement in the range of mobility and sensation of the limb was evident. Additionally, the attitude of this wild animal changed from fear and ...
Dallan I - - 2005
Drop attacks represent a significant problem during the natural course of Meniere's disease. They are characterized by a sudden fall to the ground without loss of consciousness. Diagnosis is clinical and based on the typical description of the patient. Involvement of vertical canal is possible during Meniere's disease and also ...
Lee Sao Bing SB Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Science, University of Toronto, - - 2005
Infectious keratitis after laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) is a rare complication that may be challenging to diagnose and treat. We discuss some of the reasons for difficulties diagnosing postoperative atypical or nontuberculous mycobacterial infection and establishing an effective treatment, with reference to reports of comparative antibacterial activity of the ...
Glaisyer Hilary - - 2005
We report our experience of three cases of intraoperative pneumothorax in neonatal surgical patients. Following a review of the literature, we discuss possible causes for each case and methods of treatment. We emphasize the need for inclusion of pneumothorax as a cause for cardiorespiratory instability even when no predisposition is ...
Asprella Libonati G - - 2005
A new strategy for the diagnosis and treatment both of geotropic and apogeotropic Lateral Semicircular Canal Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo is proposed. To this end, a new strategy of approach to Lateral Semicircular Canal Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo is described in order to rapidly highlight both the side and the ...
Solero P - - 2005
Although there are numerous publications in the literature describing the wide range of diagnosis, classifications and treatment of malformations of the hearing apparatus, even more variations can be found in clinical practice. Indeed, each individual case is unique as far as concerns pathogenesis, clinical course and treatment. The case reported ...
LaFrance W Curt WC - - 2005
The literature on treatment of psychological nonepileptic seizures (NES) is limited, marked by a number of case reports and anecdotal approaches to this difficult-to-treat population. A recent review of the NES treatment literature revealed 20 reports dealing with NES treatment. The majority of the reports were class IV studies. Since ...
Mears Tim - - 2005
This case report concerns the treatment of post viral fatigue (chronic fatigue syndrome) with electroacupuncture. This condition is particularly difficult to treat whether using conventional or complementary therapy. Whilst the treatment did not cure the patient, it appears to have facilitated her return to work and markedly improved her symptoms. ...
Boettger Soenke - - 2005
OBJECTIVES: To review the existing literature of atypical antipsychotics in the treatment of delirium and make recommendations regarding their use in the treatment of delirium. METHODS: I conducted a literature search in Pubmed, Psychlit, and Embase for studies using atypical antipsychotics in the treatment of delirium. In the absence of ...
Snijders-Keilholz A - - 2005
BACKGROUND: Peripheral primitive neuroectodermal tumor (PNET) of the cervix uteri is extremely rare. Between 1987 and 2002, there have been eight cases described in the English literature. The treatment policies in these eight cases differed considerably, partly due to the rarity of the disease and to differing time periods of ...
Fabiano Jude A - - 2005
A variety of pathologic conditions can cause orofacial pain. Establishing the etiology of the pain is key to providing appropriate treatment. Trigeminal neuralgia (TN) is a relatively uncommon condition and can present a diagnostic challenge to even the experienced dental practitioner. The authors discuss two cases of TN that exhibited ...
Ibach B - - 2005
Recently the metal chelator clioquinol (CQ) has been suggested as a possible option for treatment of Alzheimer's disease (AD). We report two patients with early onset of AD [one with a mutant amyloid-precursor-protein (APP) gene] who received long-term treatment with CQ. In both cases focally augmented cerebral glucose metabolism and ...
Zaman Faisel M - - 2005
Glucocorticosteroid injections into the shoulder are commonly used in the treatment of rotator cuff tendinitis. These injections rarely result in any serious complications and are generally considered a safe therapeutic intervention. Despite the extensive application of this treatment, there have been no reports of dysphonia occurring after corticosteroid injection into ...
Ozdemir M Hakan - - 2005
OBJECTIVES: Doctors can face punitive and legal consequences if patients are not satisfied with the medical treatment. The purpose of this study is to provide a database for dental malpractice cases in Turkey. METHODS: This study is based on the decisions of High Health Council (HHC) in medical malpractice cases. ...
Dean Jeffrey A - - 2005
OBJECTIVE: To determine how many of the orthodontic cases covered by Indiana Medicaid between 1999-2001 would be classified pretreatment as having a malocclusion severe enough to warrant treatment. METHODS: Six examiners were trained and then paired together to examine 249 patient orthodontic case records, consisting either of pre-treatment photographs only, ...
Wojtyna Wojciech - - 2004
We report the case of a 59-year-old man with a new 3 degrees AV block with a history of psoriasis. After implantation of a definitive DDDR pacemaker, the patient reported a transdermal self-medication with an extract of Nerium oleander for the treatment of his psoriasis. The pharmacological, epidemiological, and clinical ...
Dave R - - 2004
Three cases of extensive congenital melanocytic naevi were treated with a combined approach using a ultrapulse carbon dioxide laser and a Nd Yag laser within 1 year of birth. The naevi were substantially depigmented and this result has been maintained for up to 36 months following treatment. The condition, treatment ...
Singh Sumit - - 2005
Involvement of the brain by neurotropic, dematiaceous fungi namely Cladosporium bantianum is extremely rare. The disease is very resistant to treatment and prone for frequent relapses despite treatment with amphotericin B and flucytosine, the drugs of choice for the infection. Surgery is often required for resection of the fungal granuloma. ...
Doyle Karen Jo - - 2004
OBJECTIVE: To review published literature regarding the use of intratympanic steroids in the treatment of Meniere's disease and sudden sensorineural hearing loss and to make recommendations regarding their use based on the literature review. DATA SOURCES: Literature review from 1996 to 2003, PubMed, Medline Plus, and Web of Science. STUDY ...
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