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Aggarwal Ekta Aggarwal EA Vasan Eye Care Hospitals, Hyderabad, and Centre for Sight Hospitals, Hyderabad, - - 2014
Leiomyosarcoma is a malignant smooth-muscle tumor having a predilection for the female genital and gastrointestinal tracts. Although few cases of orbital metastases of leiomyosarcoma have been reported in literature, primary leiomyosarcoma involving the ocular structures is extremely rare. We report a case of primary orbital leiomyosarcoma in a 21-year-old, African ...
Ewart Jacqui J Associate Professor, School of Humanities, and member of the Key Centre for Ethics, Law, Justice and Governance, Griffith University, - - 2014
After a disaster, the media typically focus on who is to blame. However, relatively little is known about how the narrative of blame plays out in media coverage of the release of official disaster reports. This paper examines coverage by two Australian newspapers (The Courier-Mail and The Australian) of the ...
Verma Shikha S Department of Dermatology and STD, North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health and Medical Sciences, Shillong, Meghalaya, - - 2014
Plica neuropathica is an acquired, irreversible tangling and matting of scalp hair presenting as discrete masses. Many cases are reported in the literature, but it has never been reported in an infant. Herein we report the first case of plica neuropathica in an 11-month-old.
Soares-Medina A R AR 1 Vascular Anomalies Center. Department of Pediatric Surgery, La Paz Children's Hospital , Madrid, Spain - - 2014
Abstract The association between lymphatic malformations and congenital venous ectasia is extremely rare, and the relative rarity of both entities makes it difficult to determine the relationship between the two. Here we present four new cases and review the current literature. We hypothesize that there might be a strong association ...
Micheletti John M JM Department of Ophthalmology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, - - 2014
Nocardial conjunctivitis associated with silicone tubing is an extremely rare finding. The authors present a case of a 52-year-old woman with previous dacryocystorhinostomy and silicone tube placement 3 years prior who presented with OD redness and discharge for 1 week. On examination, the patient was noted to have mucoid discharge ...
Modi Parth K PK Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey, - - 2014
We present a case of an 83-year-old woman with multiple sclerosis and chronic indwelling urethral catheter who was found to have a ureteral injury after inadvertent placement of a foley catheter into the proximal right ureter. Cystoscopy and retrograde ureteral stenting was attempted, but unsuccessful. The patient ultimately underwent successful ...
Briggs Charles S CS NorthShore University HealthSystem, Evanston, - - 2014
Iatrogenic injury of the inferior vena cava (IVC) is a rare event with potentially devastating sequelae. Only a handful of case reports are available in the literature describing successful endovascular techniques to manage this complication. We present the case of a patient with injury to the retrohepatic IVC resulting in ...
Maurice Matthew J MJ Urology Institute, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, - - 2014
To characterize traumatic injuries secondary to ureteral stent manipulation and analyze factors associated with their occurrence. We performed a comprehensive retrospective review of the literature and of our institutional records for occurrences of iatrogenic injury because of retrograde ureteral stent procedures. Overall, 22 cases were identified, including 3 cases at ...
Moore Jaime Eaglin JE Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Drexel University, College of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Electronic address: - - 2014
To present a novel design for a stent for management of a traumatic supraglottic web. Case report and literature review (PubMed 1964-2013). A 48-year-old man was presented after penetrating laryngeal trauma. He had severe dysphonia and was tracheotomy dependent. He had been treated previously with open reduction and fixation of ...
Challoumas Dimitris D School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Heath Park Campus, Cardiff, United - - 2014
Coronary arteriovenous fistulae are a coronary anomaly, presenting in 0.002% of the general population. Their etiology can be congenital or acquired. We present a review of recent literature related to their epidemiology, etiology, pathophysiology, clinical presentation, diagnostic approach, and therapeutic management.
de Troia Alessandro A Unit of Vascular Surgery, University Hospital of Parma, Parma, Italy. Electronic address: - - 2014
Endovascular treatment of post-traumatic pseudoaneurysms has become a viable, less invasive option when compared to open repair. In this study, we present a case of a post-traumatic pseudoaneurysm of the posterior tibial artery in a 34 -year-old man treated with endovascular stent grafting. An extensive review of the literature has ...
Iakovlev Maxime M Service de Chirurgie Vasculaire, Institut du thorax, CHU de Nantes, Nantes, 44000 - - 2014
Vascular complications after dislocation of the shoulder are rare. We report a case of glenohumeral inferior dislocation (luxatio erecta) responsible for an acute ischaemia of the upper limb. Endovascular treatment with a covered stent associated with the evacuation of the compressive hematoma was privileged. In a second stage an axillary ...
Zhao Xiaogang X Department of Thoracic Surgery, Shanghai Pulmonary Hospital, TongJi University, Shanghai, - - 2014
Tracheal stenosis can be life-threatening and has been seen with an increasing frequency. Metallic stent-associated stenosis remains a therapeutic challenge because of difficulty in tracheostomy. Here, we report a case with repeated episodes of restenosis after insertion of metallic stents for benign tracheal stenosis which was successfully managed by Montgomery ...
Saab Rawan - - 2014
Primary or idiopathic retroperitoneal fibrosis, first described by Ormond in 1948, is a rare and elusive diagnosis, requiring a high level of suspicion. Patients usually present with entrapment of retroperitoneal organs, the most common being the ureters, causing hydronephrosis and acute kidney injury. Here, we present the case of a ...
Al-Ayoubi Adnan Mohamad AM Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Mount Sinai St LukeÎ│s Hospital-Mount Sinai Health System, New York, New York.; Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Mount Sinai Roosevelt Hospital-Mount Sinai Health System, New York, New - - 2014
Airway stents have gained acceptance for palliation or treatment of tracheobronchial pathologies or both since the second half of the 20th century. However, minimal advances have been made in the last 3 decades with regard to innovations in stent technology. Following a health alert issued by the Food and Drug ...
Riyach Omar O Department of Urology, University Hospital Center Hassan II, Fez, Morocco. - - 2014
Prostatic hyperplasia is the most frequent tumor in men older than 50 years of age. Bilateral hydronephrosis secondary to benign prostatic hypertrophy is a rare condition most often due to vesicoureteral reflux. Herein we report a case of a patient with bilateral hydronephrosis with distal ureter obstruction caused by detrusor ...
Dalia Samir M SM H. Lee Moffitt Cancer and Research Institute, Division of Hematological Malignancies and The University of South Florida Tampa, Florida, - - 2014
Acute promyelocytic leukemia (APL) with tetraploidy chromosome harboring t(15;17)(q23;a21) is extremely rare. To date, there are 14 such cases reports that describe this entity, mostly found in Eastern hemisphere. Herein we described a 51-year-old man with a diagnosis of tetraploid acute promyelocytic leukemia with double (15;17) translocations and compare the ...
Galeandro Aldo Innocente AI Department of Science and Technology, University of Bari, Bari, - - 2014
The reports of ultrasound evaluation of lower limb veins are difficult to understand by general practitioners (GPs) and physicians who are not specialized. We developed software for a three-dimensional (3D) electronic report of venous hemodynamic mapping (MEVeC(®)) in order to represent lower limb venous vasculature in a 3D way. The ...
Omeje Ikenna I 1 Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, NHS Foundation Trust, London, United - - 2013
Cor triatriatum dexter is an extremely rare congenital anomaly of the right atrium. It occurs because of the persistence of the right sinus venosus valve, resulting in partitioning of the right atrium. Most of the described cases of cor triatriatum dexter in the literature were incidental findings on echocardiogram or ...
Buckley Jill C - - 2013
Male urethral stricture is one of the oldest known urologic diseases, and continues to be a common and challenging urologic condition. Our objective was to review all contemporary and historial articles on the topic of dilation, internal urethrotomy, and stenting of male anterior urethral strictures. An extensive review of the ...
Frago Ricardo - - 2013
The management of colonic obstruction has changed in recent years. In distal obstruction, optimal treatment remains controversial, particularly after the appearance and use of colonic endoluminal stents. The purpose of this study was to review the current treatment of acute malignant large bowel obstruction according to the level of evidence ...
Ku Po-Ming - - 2013
We describe a patient suffering from late stent thrombosis in a paclitaxel-eluting stent which had an underexpanded ring due to the three-hundred-sixty-degree circumferential calcified plaque. Intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) revealed rotational atherectomy could successfully ablate both the metallic ring and the calcified ring. The ablated segment was scaffolded with a new ...
Tan C C K Ho G H - - 2013
Gas-forming infection of the kidneys can affect either the parenchyma or the collecting system. They are known as emphysematous pyelonephritis (EPN) and emphysematous pyelitis (EP) respectively. Bilateral EPN is a fairly established entity and numerous articles about this condition have been published. However, much less is known about bilateral EP. ...
Niu Ji-Rui - - 2013
SINCE the introduction of double J stents in 1978, ureteral stents have become an integral tool in treating ureteral obstruction from calculi and other causes.1 Owing to the widespread usage of indwelling ureteral catheters, a number of possible complications such as migration, infection, pyelonephritis, breakage, encrustation, stone formation, and ureteral ...
Sulimov Dmitriy S - - 2013
Aims: Rotational atherectomy (RA) is frequently performed to modify complex fibrocalcific coronary lesions with high procedural success. A stuck rotablator is a rare but life-threatening complication. However, its description remains sporadic and it has never been systematically analysed. The aim of this analysis is to present our experience and summarise ...
McCullough M C - - 2012
The authors intended to perform a comprehensive review of the literature pertaining to ureteroarterial fistulae and apply the findings to a case. A comprehensive literature search was performed using the Keywords: ureter, artery and fistula. The available articles printed in or translated to English were analysed for overall trends. The ...
Gromann P M - - 2012
BACKGROUND: Bullying victimization may be linked to psychosis but only self-report measures of victimization have been used so far. This study aimed (a) to investigate the differential associations of peer-nominated versus self-reported victim status with non-clinical psychotic experiences in a sample of young adolescents, and (b) to examine whether different ...
Pirinççi Necip - - 2012
Complete duplication of the bladder and urethra without other congenital anomalies is a very rare congenital anomaly. We report the case of an 8-year-old boy with complete duplication of the bladder and urethra in the coronal plane, without any other associated congenital anomalies and without complaint associated with the urinary ...
Luchey Adam - - 2012
Paraganglioma of the urinary bladder is a rare tumor that often presents with hypertensive crisis during micturition. We herein present the unusual case of a 45-year-old female with metastatic paraganglioma treated with robotic assisted partial cystectomy and pelvic lymphadenectomy. We review the literature regarding the evaluation and management of paraganglioma ...
Pauwels S - - 2012
Clin Microbiol Infect ABSTRACT: We report a case of viral peritonitis caused by coxsackievirus B1 in a 79-year-old male undergoing continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD), and review the English language literature. Clinicians should be aware of viral peritonitis in patients on CAPD presenting with a viral syndrome and mononuclear peritoneal dialysis ...
Head Rachel Baublet - - 2012
Vesicovaginal fistulae (VVF) caused by cystoceles are very rare. To date, there are no documented cases in English literature. A 77-year-old woman presented with near total incontinence. On physical examination, she was found to have severe vaginal atrophy and pressure necrosis of the anterior vaginal wall, which caused partial thickness ...
Mann Shannon - - 2012
Although endometriosis of the pelvic organs is common, endometriosis of the urinary bladder is extremely rare. Malignant transformation of atypical endometriotic foci is an uncommon but well-documented sequela, occurring in approximately 1% of cases. This article reports the fourth case in the English literature of clear cell carcinoma arising from ...
Vigliar Elena - - 2012
Background. Bladder involvement by a secondary tumor is fairly rare and an uncommon source of bladder metastasis is the stomach. Case report. The authors report a case of a 38-year-old man with a bladder metastasis from a gastric signet-ring-cell (SRC) adenocarcinoma who presented with ematuria. The clinical history and the ...
Alparslan Caner - - 2012
The authors report a case of chronic peritoneal dialysis-related peritonitis from Ochrobactrum anthropi. O. anthropi is an emerging pathogen in immunocompromised patients. O. anthropi-related peritonitis in peritoneal dialysis patients has rarely been reported. To the authors' knowledge, no pediatric case of O. anthropi peritonitis has been reported to date in ...
Overgaard Morten - - 2012
In experimental investigations of consciousness, participants are asked to reflect upon their own experiences by issuing reports about them in different ways. For this reason, a participant needs some access to the content of her own conscious experience in order to report. In such experiments, the reports typically consist of ...
Sol Patricia M - - 2012
A 7-year-old girl treated with peritoneal dialysis developed a peritonitis due to Pasteurella multocida after physical contact of the domestic cat with the dialysis machine. Only 25 of such cases have been reported, mostly concerning adults. We report the third case involving a child, together with a literature review.
Zhang Qin - - 2012
Bladder exstrophy is a rare lower urinary tract malformation that occurs less frequently in women than in men. We report 2 cases of bladder exstrophy occurring in women. One patient was an adult with congenital bladder exstrophy; the patient's bladder wall flap was used to reconstruct the neourethra after the ...
Theron Andre - - 2012
Upper pouch tracheoesophageal fistula occurs is less than 1% of all oesophageal atresia variants. Meconium peritonitis is a rare neonatal condition with an incidence of 1:30 000 live births. In this case report, we describe the presentation, clinical findings and management of a patient diagnosed with an oesophageal atresia with ...
Keng Tee Chau - - 2012
Peritonitis is well recognized as the Achilles tendon of peritoneal dialysis (PD). Reoccurrence of peritonitis due to the same organism, defined as either repeat or relapsing peritonitis under the 2005 guidelines by the International Society for Peritoneal Dialysis, often results in PD technique failure. Rothia dentocariosa, a low-virulent human oropharynx ...
Knief Juliana - - 2012
With only 16 cases reported in the literature, the mostly benign granular cell tumour of the urinary bladder is exceptionally rare. We present the case of a 68-year old patient with one of these lesions demonstrating our histological findings including several immunohistochemical stainings used to differentiate between other more common ...
Minato Masashi - - 2012
Meconium peritonitis is a sterile chemical peritonitis caused by bowel perforation with intraperitoneal extravasation of the meconium in utero. When the inflamed intestinal loops become fixed, meconium peritonitis leads to a cystic cavity with a fibrous wall, and the result is termed cystic-type meconium peritonitis. On the contrary, a meconium ...
Rubio Jose M - - 2012
BACKGROUND: Childhood and adolescence represent the periods during which hallucinatory experiences occur at the greatest prevalence, and also constitute a critical window of vulnerability for the pathogenesis of psychotic disorders. The longitudinal course of hallucinatory experiences during late childhood and adolescence, as well as their relationship to psychotic disorders, has ...
Carminatti Moisés - - 2012
We describe the clinical course of a case of peritonitis caused by Salmonella sp. after an episode of intestinal salmonellosis, and a brief review of the literature is also done.
Wong Micheline J - - 2012
This review summarizes the available evidence in the literature on the etiology, diagnosis, management, and prevention of vesicovaginal, urethrovaginal, ureterovaginal, vesicocervical, and vesicouterine fistulae. Urogenital fistula is divided by origin: obstetric fistula occurring predominantly in developing countries and iatrogenic fistula, the most common cause in developed countries.
Solak Yalcin - - 2012
Brucellosis is a zoonotic infection that humans contract usually by ingestion of unpasteurized milk and milk products or by direct contact with raw infected animal products. Infection is endemic in many countries, including Turkey. Being a systemic disease, brucellosis may affect almost any part of the body. The peritoneum is ...
Datta Priya - - 2012
Streptomyces organisms are soil inhabitants rarely causing nonmycetomic infections. We describe a case of secondary peritonitis caused by Streptomyces viridis in a chronic alcoholic patient who presented with fever, abdominal distension, and pain in the abdomen. The most likely source of infection was by inoculation through multiple paracenteses, done for ...
Varras M - - 2012
A case of peritonitis as an unusual complication of LLETZ (large loop excision of the transformation zone) for the treatment of CIN III associated with unrecognized iatrogenic posterior colpotomy is presented. After the procedure, the patient developed fever 38.3 degrees C and diffused severe pelvic pain. The contributing factors, prevention ...
Dellaportas D - - 2012
Three cases of peritoneal benign cystic mesotheliomas in women 32-34 years of age and one case of peritoneal malignant mesothelioma in a 47-year-old woman are reported. All cases presented with abdominal discomfort and/or pain and the physical and radiological diagnostic methods showed adnexal tumors. The cystic mesotheliomas developed in the ...
Belli Erol V - - 2012
Chronic tubo-ovarian abscess is an uncommon finding in postmenopausal women. This abscess may rupture or fistulize to adjacent organs into the ischiorectal space. A gravida three, para three, postmenopausal woman with extensive sigmoid diverticulosis presented with perianal fistula of 2 years' duration. Magnetic resonance imaging showed the tract to have ...
Tsai Shang-Feng - - 2012
A 48-year-old man was admitted with cloudy dialysate and diagnosed as peritoneal dialysis (PD)-related peritonitis caused by Roseomonas infection. This is the third case of PD-related peritonitis due to Roseomonas species and also the first case of peritonitis in automated peritoneal dialysis. Despite its low virulence and rare incidence in ...
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