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Del Grande Alessandra A Institute of Neurology, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Rome, - - 2014
Introduction: Primary lymphomas of peripheral nerves are extremely rare, and only a few cases have been reported. Methods: We describe the clinical, neurophysiological, radiological, and pathological findings of a 61-year-old woman affected by primary multifocal lymphoma of the peripheral nervous system without systemic involvement. Results: Fascicular left femoral nerve biopsy ...
Miller Andrew C AC National Institutes of Health, Critical Care Medicine, Bethesda, Maryland, United States ; - - 2014
The incidence and patterns of metastatic disease to the central nervous system (CNS) from malignant mesothelioma (MM) is not well characterized. We describe the treatment of two cases of pleural MM with CNS metastases. We also report the results of a systematic review with pooled data analysis of CNS metastases ...
Jonuscheit Sven S Vision Sciences, Department of Life Sciences, Glasgow Caledonian University, UK; Anterior Eye Research Group, Institute for Applied Health Research, Glasgow Caledonian University, UK. Electronic address: - - 2014
To review data extraction strategies for the reporting of non-central corneal thickness with the Pentacam system. Using predefined search terms, the electronic National Institutes of Health database (PubMed) was searched for studies assessing non-central corneal thickness using the Pentacam instrument. The article titles of the search results were screened for ...
Salama Gayle R GR (a)Department of Neuroradiology, Montefiore Medical Center, 111 East 210th St., Bronx, NY 10647, USA. Electronic address: - - 2014
A patient presented with signs and symptoms of a left carotid cavernous fistula (CCF). Computed tomography angiography confirmed filling of the cavernous sinus in the arterial phase. Cerebral digital subtraction angiography demonstrated no evidence of CCF. The workup, diagnosis, and treatment of this patient are discussed, and the literature is ...
Woodward Wendy A WA University of Texas-MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, - - 2014
Radiation Therapy Oncology Group 98-04 sought to identify women with 'good risk' ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) who receive no significant benefit from radiation. Enrolment criteria excluded close or positive margins and grade 3 disease. To ensure reproducibility in identifying good risk pathology, an optional web based teaching tool was ...
Nazari Iraj I Department of Vascular Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Ahvaz Jondi-Shapour University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, Iran. - - 2014
This study describes two cases of cervical sympathetic schwannoma operated at department of vascular surgery and review the literature to clarify the demographic, diagnostic, and therapeutic features of these rare lesions for the first time. Two 32- and 59-year-old ladies both presenting with a painless cervical mass were referred to ...
Garg Kanwaljeet K Department of Neurosurgery, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, - - 2014
Spinal dermoid tumors are rare, benign, slow-growing tumors. Rupture of spinal dermoids, in contrast to cranial dermoids, is rarely reported. Rupture in the central canal alone is even more rare, with only a few cases reported in the literature. The presence of fat droplets within the central canal is unusual ...
DeRosa Peter P Department of Neurological Surgery, The George Washington University, Washington, District of Columbia, United - - 2014
Isolated secondary central nervous system lymphoma (SCNSL) relapse is a rare disease. Consequently, standardized treatment regimens have yet to be developed. We present an interesting case of isolated SCNSL presenting with altered mental status and panhypopituitarism in a patient at low risk of developing the disease. We also review the ...
Sánchez-Trinidad Adelfo A Departamento de Parasitología, Universidad Autónoma Agraria Antonio Narro Unidad Laguna, Torreón, Coahuila 27084, - - 2014
Aedes brelandi Zavortink is reported for the first time outside of the United States, where it has been found in northern and central parts of Mexico. Ae. triseriatus (Say) is reported in northern and central Mexico and Ae. zoosophus Dyar and Knab is recorded in southern Mexico. Collection records for ...
DU Zunguo Z Department of Pathology, Huashan Hospital, Fudan University, Shanghai 200040, P.R. - - 2014
Primary testicular lymphoma (PTL) accounts for ~1% of all non-Hodgkin's lymphomas and has a marked tendency for systemic relapse. The current study presents a unique case of testicular diffuse large B-cell lymphoma of non-germinal center B-cell subtype, with subcutaneous masses as the sole manifestation of the first relapse and central ...
Maratos E C EC Department of Neurosurgery, Atkinson Morley Wing, St. George's Hospital, Blackshaw Road, London, SW17 0QT, UK, - - 2014
Rosai-Dorfman disease (RDD), otherwise known as sinus histiocytosis with massive lymphadenopathy (SHML), usually affects young adults and commonly presents with massive painless cervical lymphadenopathy. Extranodal disease is present in a third of patients, and it is recognised that this can involve the central nervous system. Intracranial RDD is rare in ...
Veitch David D Department of Rheumatology, Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, - - 2014
Polyarteritis nodosa (PAN) as a paraneoplastic vasculitis is rarely described, especially in association with squamous cell carcinoma (SCC). Furthermore, only 5% of all PAN patients have central nervous system (CNS) involvement, almost exclusively in the form of cerebral infarction or intracerebral haemorrhage. We report the first case of PAN with ...
Date Amit S - - 2014
An unerupted maxillary central incisor is an uncommon finding in general dental practice. A thorough patient history and radiological examinations can reveal surprising findings. This article presents a case involving a dilacerated and impacted maxillary central incisor, examines its probable etiology, and discusses the condition in terms of pertinent literature.
Wong Sophia S - - 2014
This case report describes central serous chorioretinopathy (CSC) in a healthy man associated with the use of deer antler spray, an athletic supplement purported to contain insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1). The CSC resolved after cessation of the supplement. Currently, there are no reports in the literature linking IGF-1 and CSC. ...
Yazıcıoğlu Oktay O Department of Restorative Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, Istanbul University, Istanbul, - - 2014
A talon cusp is a morphologically well-delineated accessory cusp. This case report discusses the unusual appearance of a talon cusp on the facial surface of the maxillary right permanent central incisor, which was conservatively treated and followed up for a period of 1 year. A 21-year-old female was referred for ...
Rammal Almoaidbellah A Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, McGill University, Montreal, QC, - - 2014
Thyroidectomy is one of the common neck surgeries. Well recognized complications include postoperative bleeding, hypocalcaemia and recurrent laryngeal nerve injury. Chyle leak post-thyroidectomy is extremely rare. Most of the reported cases have had a complete central compartment neck dissection. This is a case report of a patient who suffered from ...
Al-Fakhouri Ahmad A From the *University of Illinois at Chicago/Advocate Christ Medical Center, Oak Lawn; and †Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, - - 2014
Granulomatosis with polyangiitis (Wegener's; GPA) is a necrotizing granulomatous vasculitis that can affect any organ system; however, central nervous system involvement is uncommon. We present 2 cases where central diabetes insipidus was the presenting manifestation of GPA. Pituitary involvement was documented by magnetic resonance imaging. Both patients were female and ...
Seth Rahul R Head and Neck Institute, Desk A71, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH 44195, - - 2014
We review 2 cases of surgically and pathologically confirmed paraganglioma of the cervical sympathetic chain. Both patients-a 46-year-old man and a 33-year-old woman-were treated surgically. Intraoperatively, both tumors were found to be hypervascular and arising from the cervical sympathetic chain. Histopathologic analysis confirmed both as paragangliomas. Paragangliomas arising from the ...
Miranda-Utrera Natalia N Servicio de Urologia . Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre. Madrid - - 2014
We review the literature about bleeding complications of percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL) and the application of the modified Clavien system classification. We present a 38 year old man who underwent left PCNL with acute severe hematuria during the immediate postoperatory time. We review the literature and analyze the usefulness of the ...
Sandoval-Sus Jose D JD From the Department of Medicine (JDS-S, ACS-L, ISL), Department of Pathology (JRC, JV-V), and Department of Radiology (MJB), University of Miami, Miami, Florida, Division of Hematology-Oncology (ISL), Department of Medicine, and Department of Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology (ISL), University of Miami, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, Miami, Florida, and Department of Neurology (SR, AL), Hebrew University-Hadassah Medical Center, Jerusalem, - - 2014
Rosai-Dorfman disease (RDD), also known as sinus histiocytosis with massive lymphadenopathy (SHML), is an uncommon benign idiopathic lymphoproliferative disorder. The histologic hallmark of RDD is the finding of emperipolesis displayed by lesional histiocytes. While RDD most commonly affects lymph nodes, extranodal involvement of multiple organs has been reported, including the ...
Kim Sung-Duk SD Department of Neurosurgery, Konyang University Hospital, Daejeon, - - 2014
Ganglioglioma is an infrequent tumor of the central nervous system (CNS); mostly supratentorial region. But, they can occur anywhere in the central nervous system such as brainstem, cerebellopontine angle (CPA), thalamus, optic nerve and spinal cord. Although it occurs rarely, ganglioglioma should be included in the differential diagnosis of a ...
Liu T T Department of Ophthalmology, Daping Hospital and Research Insititute of Surgery, Third Military Medical University, Chongqing, P.R. China. - - 2014
Adult-onset Still's disease (AOSD) is a rare systemic inflammatory disorder of unknown etiology with no specific histological features. In this study, we reported a 43-year-old woman who developed AOSD with multifocal central serous chorioretinopathy (CSC). Up to now, the patient is still on close follow-up. Besides, we reviewed the literature ...
Sharaf Nematullah N Department of Anatomic Pathology, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, - - 2014
Primary involvement of the central nervous system by Hodgkin lymphoma is rare; most cases represent metastases. We report a primary Hodgkin lymphoma presenting in the cerebellum of a 77-year-old man and review the literature on primary Hodgkin lymphoma of the central nervous system.
Saini Arushi G AG Department of Pediatrics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh 160012, - - 2014
Neonatal lupus erythematosus refers to the clinical spectrum of cardiac, cutaneous and other systemic abnormalities in neonates born to mothers with autoantibodies against Ro/SSA and La/SSB antigens. Isolated central nervous system involvement is very rare and has been described as transient vasculopathy only. We describe a 2-months-old girl who presented ...
McCullough Ann E AE Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic Arizona, 13400 E. Shea Blvd, Scottsdale, AZ, 85259, USA, - - 2014
Choice of therapy for breast cancer relies on human epidermal growth factor receptor-2 (HER2) and estrogen receptor α (ER) status. Before randomization in the phase III Adjuvant Lapatinib and/or Trastuzumab Treatment Optimisation (ALTTO) trial for HER2-positive disease, HER2 and ER were centrally reviewed by Mayo Clinic (Rochester, MN, and Scottsdale, ...
Anagnostou Theodora T From Department of Medicine, Infectious Disease Division (TA, TKK, AD, HAC, EM), Rhode Island Hospital, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, and Department of Medicine, Infectious Disease Division (TA, MA, EM), Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, - - 2014
Central nervous system (CNS) nocardiosis is a rare disease entity caused by the filamentous bacteria Nocardia species. We present a case series of 5 patients from our hospital and a review of the cases of CNS nocardiosis reported in the literature from January 2000 to December 2011. Our results indicate ...
Nouh Amre A Department of Neurology, Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago , Maywood, IL , - - 2014
Amyloid-beta related angiitis (ABRA) of the central nervous system (CNS) is a rare disorder with overlapping features of primary angiitis of the CNS and cerebral amyloid angiopathy. We evaluated a 74-year-old man with intermittent left sided weakness and MRI findings of leptomeningeal enhancement, vasogenic edema, and subcortical white matter disease ...
Stengel Dirk - - 2014
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Jha Bhawna B Department of Pathology and Lab Medicine, Medanta The Medicity, Gurgaon, Haryana, - - 2014
Richter syndrome (RS) represents the clinico-pathologic transformation of indolent lymphomas to an aggressive lymphoma, most commonly diffuse large B-cell lymphoma. Majority of the patients have a previous diagnosis of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia and the median time to transformation is 2-4 years. De novo RS is extremely uncommon. RS frequently arises ...
Cawich Shamir S Department of Clinical Surgical Sciences, University of the West Indies, St Augustine, Trinidad and - - 2014
Abdominal evisceration after blunt trauma is rare. We report a case in a 65-year-old man who was crushed by a lorry. Management of this uncommon condition is reviewed.
Srivanitchapoom Chonticha C Department of Otolaryngology, Phayao Hospital, Phayao, - - 2014
Central papillary cystadenocarcinoma of the jaw is an extremely rare tumor with only three previously reported cases in the English literature. This tumor is a histologically low-grade cancer, affecting more commonly in the mandible than in the maxilla. A 65-year-old woman presented with a two months history of a rapidly ...
Feng Zhuang Z Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Tulane University School of Medicine in New - - 2014
Blastic plasmacytoid dendritic cell neoplasm (BPDCN) is a rare hematopoietic malignancy with almost invariably cutaneous involvement and poor prognosis. We report a case of BPDCN in a 58-year-old man who presented with skin, lymph node, bone marrow, peripheral blood, lung, and central nervous system involvement. To the best of our ...
Kuhlmann Michael M Department of Entomology, Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London, SW7 5BD, UK.; Email: - - 2014
In addition to a previously published study about Central Asian Colletes bees we here further report on nine rarely collected and little known species. Now 85 species of Colletes are known from this region with three of them recorded for the first time: C. asiaticus Kuhlmann 1999, C. iranicus Noskiewicz ...
Suri V V Dr. Mehar C. Sharma, Professor, Department of Pathology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi-110029, phone: 91-11-26593371, fax: 91-11-26588663, e-mail: - - 2014
Primary angiitis of the central nervous system (PACNS) is a rare form of vasculitis of unknown aetiology. Multifaceted clinical manifestations, non-specific MRI findings, a broad range of differential diagnoses and diverse pathological appearances prove to be a diagnostic challenge. However, a prompt diagnosis and aggressive treatment are crucial to avoid ...
Catena Fausto F Chief of the Emergency Surgery Department, Parma University Hospital, Parma, - - 2014
The World Journal of Emergency Surgery-which received its first Impact Factor in 2013-is extremely grateful for the time, hard work and support of its highly-qualified peer reviewers. The editors of World Journal of Emergency Surgery and BioMed Central would like to show our appreciation by thanking the following people for ...
Pierse Joseph J Chief Resident, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, The Brooklyn Hospital Center, Brooklyn, - - 2013
Ganglioneuromas are rare neuroblastic tumors that develop from the neural crests of the sympathetic nervous system. Because ganglioneuromas of the mandible have been infrequent, they do not have a standardized management protocol. As of 2000, only 5 cases had been reported. Ganglioneuromas are unique tumors that can undergo histologic maturation ...
Xu Bin B Bin Xu, Ling-Hua Zhu, Xian-Fa Wang, Erik Matro, Jun-Jun Ni, Department of General Surgery, Sir Run Run Shaw Hospital, Zhejiang University School of Medicine, Hangzhou 310016, Zhejiang Province, - - 2013
Desmoid tumors (DTs) are nonmetastatic, locally aggressive neoplasms with a high rate of postoperative recurrence. Pancreatic DTs are especially rare; only a few cases have been reported to date. This paper describes a case of a sporadic cystic DT of the pancreas managed successfully with central pancreatectomy, with no signs ...
Affoo Rebecca H RH Graduate Program of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Western University, London, Ontario, - - 2013
To describe, synthesize, and interpret literature on swallowing impairment (dysphagia) and autonomic nervous system (ANS) dysfunction in Alzheimer's disease (AD) and to identify gaps in the existing literature. Scoping review of literature covering several study designs. Literature review. Individuals with AD. Systematic searches of the PubMed, EBSCOhost, PsychINFO, Cochrane, EMBASE, ...
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Approximately 10%-20% of all systemic lymphomas have central nervous system (CNS) involvement, which has been correlated to a worsened prognosis. It is well known that secondary involvement of the adrenal glands may occur in up to 25% of patients during the course of diffuse lymphoma. Primary adrenal lymphoma (PAL), however, ...
Patel Punit Vaibhav PV Faculty of Dental Sciences, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University (B.H.U.) , Varanasi,-05, U.P., India - - 2013
Gingival fenestration is a rare pathological entity, scarcely described in the literature. The present paper has reported a case of a 22-year-old male patient with a "Gingival fenestration" in the lower left central incisor. The lesion was successfully treated using a coronally positioned partial thickness graft under 4 X magnification, ...
Carr Silvana B - - 2013
Murine typhus is a systemic febrile illness caused by Rickettsia typhi, a gram-negative, obligate intracellular bacterium. It is found worldwide, including in the United States, where cases are concentrated in suburban areas of Texas and California. The disease manifests with fever, headache, and rash. Central nervous system involvement is rare ...
Chen Cc - - 2013
Neonatal lupus is a rare and acquired autoimmune disease. Central nervous system abnormalities are potential manifestations in neonatal lupus. Through a systematic literature review, we analyzed the clinical features of previously reported neonatal lupus cases where central nervous system abnormalities had been identified. Most reported neonatal lupus patients with central ...
Mozes Petra - - 2013
Central neurocytoma is generally considered to be a benign tumor and the literature suggests that a cure may be attained by surgery ± adjuvant focal irradiation. However, there is a need for change in the therapeutic strategy for the subgroup of patients with aggressive central neurocytoma. An example case is ...
Wang Jun - - 2013
Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors of the scalp are rare lesions of the nervous system. Only 14 cases have been reported to date. The field of neurosurgery has struggled with diagnosing and treating these tumors. In this report, we present two cases of giant malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors of ...
Rasouli Jonathan - - 2013
Extranodal marginal zone lymphoma (EMZL) is a rare cancer of B-lymphocyte origin typically found in the gastrointestinal tract within the mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue. EMZL accounts for 5% of all non-Hodgkin's lymphomas and has been reported to affect the central nervous system in several select case reports. Here, we describe a ...
Pesce V V Department of Neuroscience and Organs of Sense, Orthopedics Section, Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, General Hospital, University of Bari, Bari, - - 2013
The development of metallosis as a complication following rupture of a hip replacement is known to occur as a result of contact with metal components of the prosthesis (1).In such cases, high cobalt (Co), chromium (Cr) and molybdenum (Mo) levels in the blood have been reported by several Authors (2).Recently, ...
Wu Alex - - 2013
Iatrogenic migration of inferior vena cava (IVC) filters is a potentially life-threatening complication that can arise during blind insertion of central venous catheters when the guide wire becomes entangled with the filter. In this study, we reviewed the occurrence of iatrogenic migration of IVC filters in the literature and assessed ...
Elsaadany Amr Maged - - 2013
Rupture of the central veins with venous pseudoaneurysm formation is an unusual complication of central venous catheterization. Only seven cases of brachiocephalic venous pseudoaneurysm have been reported in the literature (among these only one was secondary to central venous catheterization). Plain radiographic examination of the chest may show widening of ...
Yang Liya - - 2013
Over the past 20 years, there has been an increase in the use of bioresorbable fixation system in orthognathic surgery, but concerns remain about the stability of fixation. This review is to seek evidence for the effectiveness of bioresorbable fixation systems compared to titanium systems used for orthognathic surgery. A ...
Suryawanshi Pradeep - - 2013
A craniofacial duplication or diprosopus is an unusual variant of conjoined twinning. The reported incidence is one in 180,000-15 million births and 35 cases have been reported till date. The phenotype is wide, with the partial duplication of a few facial structures to complete dicephalus. A complete duplication is associated ...
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