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Amenta Peter S - - 2012
Traumatic intracranial pseudoaneurysms remain one of the most difficult vascular lesions to treat. In the case of traumatic pseudoaneurysms that may not be treated with parent vessel sacrifice, some flow diversion strategy such as stent-assistance or use of a flow diversion device is usually necessary. In this study we describe ...
Jiang Simon H - - 2012
Peritoneal dialysis-associated peritonitis (PD-peritonitis) due to Mycobacterium spp is uncommon. Non-tuberculous Mycobacterium (NTB) PD-peritonitis can present in a similar fashion to more common causes of bacterial PD-peritonitis. We describe the first reported case of multiresistant Mycobacterium fortuitum PD-peritonitis in an Australian patient. A 38 year-old woman developed mild PD-peritonitis during ...
Sharma Anu A Faculty of the Clinical Surgical Sciences, University of the West Indies, St, Augustine, Trinidad & Tobago. - - 2012
A distended urinary bladder has been known to cause venous obstruction or rarely bowel obstruction. We report the first case in the literature in which urinary bladder distension presented with both venous obstruction and constipation. This is an unusual presentation of urinary bladder distension and serves to broaden our differential ...
Sbaai Mohammed - - 2011
We report a rare case of Corynebacterium bovis septicemia about a 65 year old man who received prolonged antibiotic treatment with colistin, imipenem and fosfomycin. We discuss in this work the circumstances of emergence of C. bovis infection through a literature review.
Matsunami Masatoshi - - 2012
We report an extremely rare case of urosepsis caused by Globicatella sanguinis and Corynebacterium riegelii coinfection in a 94-year-old Japanese man with nephrolithiasis. Prompt identification of this coinfection is important so that effective antimicrobial coverage can be initiated.
Alimoglu Yalcin - - 2011
ABSTRACT: Laryngeal mucoepidermoid carcinoma is rare. Approximately 85 cases have been reported in the literature. There is no standardized treatment because of the rarity of the disease. A case of a 55-year-old man with laryngeal mucoepidermoid carcinoma, who was treated with total laryngectomy and postoperative radiotherapy, is presented, and current ...
Manne Janaki R - - 2012
Rectal seed bezoars are an uncommon cause of fecal impaction, particularly in the United States. Although the literature has reported several cases of phytobezoars composed of various types of seeds, bezoars formed of pumpkin seeds have rarely been reported. We report a case of a man, aged 62 years, with ...
Scribner Jane - - 2011
An 85-year-old man sought treatment of multiple nontender bluish papules of 3 years' duration on the forearms, forehead, and temples. On physical examination, blue-tinged, semitranslucent, dome-shaped papules were noted. Workup revealed multiple hidrocystomas. We discuss the findings in our patient and review the literature.
Agarwal Moneet - - 2011
There are several case reports of complications of ventriculo-peritoneal shunt. Extrusion of the peritoneal end of the shunt through mouth is extremely rare. There are few case reports. We are reporting one such case. A 1-year male child was admitted with the peritoneal end of ventriculo-peritoneal shunt coming out through ...
Pechey Rachel - - 2012
Background. Anomalous experiences occur in many psychiatric conditions, but are also reported by non-patients. Given the continuum account of psychiatric symptoms and reports of dissociation between delusions and anomalous experiences, we predicted that anomalous experiences in a large non-clinical sample would (1) associate with delusion-like beliefs but not with socio-cultural beliefs ...
Marinho Frederic - - 2011
Tophaceous gout of the spine is rare. We report here the case of a 68-year-old man with long-standing peripheral gouty arthritis who developed a progressive and painful weakness of the lower extremities. Radiological and histopathological findings confirmed the presence of tophaceous gout of the spine. Also presented is the case ...
Harish Srinivasan - - 2011
Nodular fasciitis is a benign proliferation of myofibroblasts usually arising adjacent to the fascia. In this report, we describe a rare case in which nodular fasciitis occurred in an intra-articular location in the shoulder of a 26-year-old man. The mass developed in the subscapularis recess of the shoulder and histological ...
Choi Jae Duck - - 2011
A primary extraskeletal osteosarcoma (EOS) is a rare tumour. An EOS of the seminal vesicle has not been reported in the literature. We describe a case of a seminal vesicle EOS initially detected as a pre-rectal mass on a routine transrectal ultrasound in a 48-year-old man. A computed tomography (CT) ...
Gómez-Torres Jeisa Y - - 2011
We report a case of a 39 year-old Asian man in whom profound lower limb paralysis, along with severe hypokalemia and electrocardiographic changes, were the presenting features of Graves' disease (GD)-related thyrotoxicosis. Rapid recognition and management of the disorder were the key factors to avoid fatal hypokalemia-induced cardiac arrhythmias and ...
Spingardi O - - 2011
Infantile fibromatosis is an uncommon benign proliferation of myofibroblasts in the dermal tissue on the digits and toes with a marked tendency for recurrence. Inclusion bodies in the cytoplasm of neoplastic fibroblasts are a characteristic histologic feature of this condition. The tumor may often resolve spontaneously. There is very little ...
Ying Xiao-Ming - - 2011
We present a case of a 24-year-old man who presented hematuria after the orthopedic tuina, which has not been recorded previously in the literature. We review complications of tuina in the literature too.
Soltys Stephen M - - 2011
Being successful in the role of an Interim Chair requires an approach to transitional leadership that is different from that of individuals filling the Chair role permanently. This article reviews pertinent literature on the topic. The author reviewed the literature, cited pertinent articles, and supplemented with personal experiences as an ...
Kinsella Christopher R CR - - 2011
: Suture reformation after strip craniectomy for nonsyndromic sagittal synostosis remains an inconsistent and underreported phenomenon. Although several theories have been proposed to account for the fate of the cranial defect, no explanation accurately matches clinical experience with the appearance of reformed sutures, ectopic sutures, and complete defect ossification postoperatively. ...
Chen Austin - - 2011
Heterotopic ossification is the abnormal formation of lamellar bone in soft tissue. Its presence jeopardizes functional outcome, impairs rehabilitation and increases costs due to subsequent surgical interventions. We present a case of a 32-year-old African-American man with trisomy 8 mosaicism who developed severe heterotopic ossification of his right extensor mechanism ...
Becerra Pablo - - 2011
There is a high incidence of gallstones in the Chilean population. We report on a 57-year-old man who complained of abdominal pain in the right upper quadrant. Abdominal ultrasound indicated acute cholecystitis and a single, extremely large pear-shaped gallstone (16.8 cm long, and 7.8 cm at its widest point and 4.1 cm at ...
Su Tzu-Cheng - - 2011
A case of lipomatous tubular adenoma (LTA) with syringocystadenom papilliferum (SCAP) arising from the external auditory canal in a 25-year-old man is described and to the best of our knowledge through literature review, this kind of morphologic entity has not been reported before. Herein we reported the first case in ...
Anzellotti Francesca - - 2011
Autoscopic phenomena are psychic illusory visual experiences consisting of the perception of the image of one's own body or face within space, either from an internal point of view, as in a mirror or from an external point of view. Descriptions based on phenomenological criteria distinguish six types of autoscopic ...
Carron R - - 2010
In advanced Parkinson's disease, several therapeutical option including not only lesional surgery (VIM, GPi) and deep brain stimulation (STN, GPi, VIM) but also continuous subcutaneous apomorphine infusion therapy can be proposed to the patient. The choice depends on the hope of the patient, patient's general health condition and the experience ...
Mak Wingyun - - 2010
Objectives. Existential aspects of well-being are rarely studied in people with dementia, despite their reported importance. Self-report methods are also rarely used, despite the growing evidence for its use in mild-to-moderate dementia and the lack of concordance between self-reports and proxy reports of well-being. The goal of this study was ...
Colombo Daria - - 2010
The figure of the governess, central in Freud's own history, is present in most of his cases. Freud described his nursemaid as "the prime originator" of his neuroses. Well after Freud's abandonment of the seduction theory, female servants were consistently portrayed as seducing boys, while their relationship with girls consisted ...
Kirshtein Boris - - 2011
Abdominal cocoon is a rare cause of intestinal obstruction usually diagnosed incidentally at laparotomy. The cause and pathogenesis of the condition have not been elucidated. It primarily affects adolescent girls living in tropical and subtropical regions. Several earlier cases have been reported in males. We describe an 82-year-old man presenting ...
Broome Marion - - 2010
Editors of scientific literature rely heavily on peer reviewers to evaluate the integrity of research conduct and validity of findings in manuscript submissions. The purpose of this study was to describe the ethical concerns of reviewers of nursing journals. This descriptive cross-sectional study was an anonymous online survey. The findings ...
Westerström Alexander - - 2010
We report the first detailed accounts of bites by the Balkan adder, Vipera berus bosniensis from Bulgaria. Documentation of bites by this subspecies is very rare in the literature and most available accounts are from the northern limit of its distribution. V. berus bosniensis is considered to possess neurotoxic venom ...
Spaeth George L - - 2010
PURPOSE: To survey the literature to determine how the dimensions of the neuroretinal rim are commonly described, and to clarify and standardize the description of changes in the dimensions of the neuroretinal rim in glaucoma. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Literature review of 275 articles describing the neuroretinal rim in glaucoma and ...
Sykes Lindsay L - - 2010
To conduct a systematic review examining whether minority ethnic populations participate in surveys as actively as the majority ethnic population. A literature and grey literature search was conducted using five online databases as well as government databases and reports, including the search terms: survey response rates or non-response rates and ...
Badea Radu - - 2010
Routine exploration of the digestive tract is performed under "fasting" condition, without further training. The investigation is limited due to hidroaeric and alimentary content and deep location of some digestive parts (gastric fornix, colon flexures). Oral administration contrast agents cause a distension of the digestive lumen which allows a satisfactory ...
Bentley Ronald - - 2010
Although Lord Kelvin first defined the word "chiral" in 1893-1894, references in the literature give dates varying from 1884 to 1904. He referred previously to hetero and homochiral in 1873 in a note that is now lost. Apparently overlooked have been his definitions of hetero and homochiral in a text ...
Means D Bruce - - 2010
The author describes his experience following 2 bites to his hand by the same green palmsnake (Philodryas viridissimus) on the same day, and reviews the literature on bites from rear-fanged species of the genus Philodryas. Though this genus has long been thought to include the most venomous colubrid snakes in ...
Pérez-Miles Fernando - - 2009
As with all spiders, tarantulas spin silk from specialized structures in the abdomen called spinnerets, which are key features unique to the group. Recently Gorb et al. reported that the zebra tarantula Aphonopelma seemanni also secretes silk from its feet, which might improve its ability to climb on vertical surfaces. ...
Razmjua Hassan - - 2009
Avulsion of the globe is a rare event, and there are only a few reports of true total enucleation of the globes in the literature. We report a 20-year-old man who was a victim of car accident, with bilateral enucleation of the globe. This is the third reported case of ...
Kennedy, David D.
Division of Wildlife Resources Migratory Bird Section, Periodic Report No. 4
Yetter, Aaron P.
W-118-R-4-5-6 (Final Report); issued November 20, 1998; Study I: Aerial helicopter surveys of breeding wood ducks in bottomland forest.
Cummings, Kevin S.
INHS Technical Report prepared for Indiana Department of Natural Resources
Webb, Donald W.
Report includes a second cover sheet labeled with report number 1994(1), but there is only a single report. It is not clear whether this report is from 1993 or 1994. Note that there is a CBD report no. 1994 (1), which is a different report, see RefID 1223.
Johnstone Marianne - - 2009
This report describes the case of a 52-year-old man with an obstructed para-oesophageal hiatus hernia who required a gastropexy, who postoperatively developed gastroparesis which inadequately responded to conventional prokinetics including erythromycin, metoclopramide, ondansetron, and domperidone. The patient's symptoms were relieved rapidly with a trial of mirtazapine. A review of related ...
Yu Haihua - - 2009
A 54-year-old man with a past history of splenectomy some 20 years previously presented with a hepatic mass. Subsequent histopathology revealed that the mass was due to intrahepatic splenosis. The presentation of this case is discussed together with a literature review of splenosis.
McKinney Christy M CM University of Texas Houston School of Public Health, Dallas. 75390-9128, USA. - - 2009
Little is known about the reliability of self-reported child physical abuse (CPA) or CPA reporting practices. We estimated reliability and prevalence of self-reported CPA and identified factors predictive of inconsistent CPA reporting among 2,256 participants using surveys administered in 1995 and 2000. Reliability of CPA was fair to moderate (kappa ...
Greenberg Leslie S - - 2008
In this commentary the author summarizes the findings of the four studies in this special section, looks at convergence and divergence across the results, and compares the findings to an emotion-focused therapy theory of change and to his own clinical understanding of the case. He also discusses the use of ...
Vohra Rais - - 2008
OBJECTIVE: To characterize occupational envenomations from exotic and native creatures, we surveyed North American zoos and aquaria. METHODS: Survey questionnaires were mailed to curators at 216 zoos/aquaria which are accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) and listed on the AZA website. Reptile curators were asked to complete ...
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This resource, prepared for the NewScientist.com website, considers the ways in which humans may be damaging the environment, and the consequences of that damage. The section includes "special reports" on climate change; energy and fuels; mysteries of the deep; endangered species; hurricanes; Asian tsunami disaster; Hurricane Katrina, the aftermath; and ...
Schold Jesse D - - 2008
Report cards, performance evaluations, and quality assessments continue to penetrate the lexicon of the healthcare sector. The value of report cards is typically couched as enhancing consumerism among patients, increasing accountability among healthcare providers, and more broadly increasing the transparency of healthcare information. This paper discusses the potential benefits and ...
Dafny Leemore - - 2008
Estimated responses to report cards may reflect learning about quality that would have occurred in their absence ("market-based learning"). Using panel data on Medicare HMOs, we examine the relationship between enrollment and quality before and after report cards were mailed to 40 million Medicare beneficiaries in 1999 and 2000. We ...
Berkov Amy - - 2008
Venom-injecting structures have arisen independently in unrelated arthropods including scorpions, spiders, centipedes, larval owlflies and antlions, and Hymenoptera (wasps, ants, and bees). Most arthropods use venom primarily as an offensive weapon to subdue prey, and only secondarily in defense against enemies. Venom is injected by biting with fangs or stinging ...
Kongkaew W - - 2007
Visceral leishmaniasis (VL) is a rare disease in Thailand. Only one previous case has been reported in which transmission was likely autochthonous. We conducted an investigation of a case of VL, which included serological and symptom surveys of people who lived near the case in Nan Province and Bangkok, serological ...
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