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Neumann Donald D Dr Donald Neumann is the associate editor for abstracts and book reviews. You may contact him at the following address: Donald Neumann, PT, PhD, Marquette University, Walter Schroeder Complex, Room 346, PO Box 1881, Milwaukee, WI 53201-1881. Telephone: 414-288-3319 ; e-mail: - - 2014
JOSPT offers invited reviews of current titles. The April 2014 column includes 5 reviews of the following books: The Use of Aquatics in Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Rehabilitation and Physical Conditioning; Clinical Mechanics and Kinesiology (With Web Resource); Anatomy: An Essential Textbook; Articular Cartilage Injury of the Knee: Basic Science ...
Clay Michael B MB Clinical Lead, Chiropractic Clinic, Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune, Camp Lejeune, - - 2013
The purpose of this study was to summarize sport concussion incidence data, identify sports that present higher injury frequency, reveal the degree of risk in some lesser-known sports, and outline specific details within the sports literature that raise additional concerns, such as helmet-to-helmet contact and player positions that experience frequent ...
Infante Peter F - - 2013
The cohort study of Pliofilm workers exposed to benzene has been used as a primary data source to estimate quantitative dose response for benzene-leukemia. Little attention has focused on the undercounting of leukemia deaths used in the analyses, nor on the behavior of the company toward the Pliofilm workers who ...
Madke Bhushan - - 2012
Clinical signs reflect the sheer and close observatory quality of an astute physician. Many new dermatological signs both in clinical and diagnostic aspects of various dermatoses are being reported and no single book on dermatology literature gives a comprehensive list of these "signs" and postgraduate students in dermatology finds it ...
Barakat Hashem M - - 2012
Introduction: Chylous ascitis is a rare complication of abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) surgery with only 38 cases reported since the early 70s. Due to their anatomical relation with the abdominal aorta, cisterna chyli injury is more common following open AAA repairs when compared to other surgeries; 81% of all postsurgical ...
Medsinge Avinash - - 2012
Isolated fibrous gastric antral band in a neonate causing partial gastric obstruction and mimicking prepyloric antral web is not reported in the English literature, and we would like to report the first case. A premature neonate with feeding difficulties and bilious aspirate underwent upper gastrointestinal contrast examination. The upper gastrointestinal ...
Garland Mary M - - 2012
Neurological deficits occurring after diving or hyperbaric exposure are typically due to central nervous system decompression illness (DCI). However, consideration of alternate diagnoses is sometimes warranted. A 47-yr-old female hyperbaric technician developed foot drop 2 d following her last hyperbaric exposure. She had worked in chamber once daily at 45 ...
Semeraro Francesco - - 2012
Abstract Purpose: To describe the retinal changes occurring after Ozurdex(®) (Ozurdex, Allergan, Inc., Irvine, CA) injection and peripheral laser treatment in a case of central retinal vein occlusion (CRVO). Case Report: A 51-year-old Caucasian man with massive retinal edema (926 μm) and hand motion visual acuity due to severe CRVO was ...
Fallon Sara C - - 2012
ABSTRACT: Biliary atresia is a rare disease of infancy with a relatively unknown etiology. We report a case of premature, 27-week monozygotic twins who are discordant for the development of biliary atresia. We systematically reviewed the literature, and found 30 cases of twins with biliary atresia; only two sets were ...
Tahara Kazunori - - 2012
We herein report a case of cystic-type congenital biliary dilatation (CBD) in whom an extremely rare anomalous duplication of the common bile duct and pancreaticobiliary maljunction were diagnosed intraoperatively by meticulous surgical manipulations via conventional open surgery. By performing a dissection at the outer epicholedochal layer of the cyst, a ...
Adaletli Ibrahim - - 2012
Anterior mediastinal lymphangiomas are very rare in utero with only a few cases reported in literature. We present a case of anterior mediastinal lymphangioma that was diagnosed on prenatal sonography (US) at 22 weeks' gestation. It appeared as a well-defined, multi-septated anechoic mass, in the anterior mediastinum between the heart ...
Klatte J Michael - - 2012
Plesiomonas shigelloides rarely causes extraintestinal human disease, and infection of ocular tissues is even rarer, never having been reported as the sole pathogen of post-traumatic ocular infection. We report the first case of infectious keratitis due solely to P. shigelloides following traumatic corneal laceration and a literature review regarding P. ...
Oyar O - - 2012
In this case report, we present an 18-year-old girl with occipital and infratorcular meningocele and coexisting split cervical cord. She had been admitted into the hospital for cosmetic considerations due to an inborn swelling in the back of the head and neck. Her mental status and neurologic examination were surprisingly ...
Ren Weigang - - 2012
Primary testicular non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (TNHL) was first described as a clinical entity in 1866. It is a rare disease which accounts for 1% of all non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, 2% of all extranodal lymphomas and 5% of all testicular neoplasms. Hemophagocytic syndrome (HPS) is a rare but distinct condition caused by inappropriate ...
Parida Pradipta Kumar - - 2012
Leiomyosarcoma is usually found in the female genital tract, the retroperitoneum, the wall of the gastrointestinal tract, and subcutaneous tissues. An appearance of this malignant tumor in the parapharyngeal space is extremely rare and may be difficult to diagnose. Because of its rarity, little information exists on management and prognosis. ...
Duval Melanie - - 2012
BACKGROUND: This study was undertaken to determine the recurrence rate for open and endoscopic surgery and the clinical prognosis of this sinonasal tumor. METHODS: A systematic review of individual cases of sinonasal hemangiopericytoma was performed. A total of 97 articles were included in the study and reviewed to extract the ...
Kim H J - - 2012
Background:Cervical sparganosis is a rare condition that presents as a lateral neck mass. Its radiological findings have not previously been investigated. Thus, the important radiological findings of cervical sparganosis are presented herein.Methods:We report two patients with cervical sparganosis who presented with cervical masses, and we review the relevant head and ...
Mohammadi Afshin - - 2012
Ventriculoperitoneal (VP) shunt insertion may be associated with migration into the abdominal wall, gastrointestinal tract, bladder, vagina, scrotum, and mediastinum. Migration of the VP shunt into the scrotum has been rarely reported. We present a 1 year old boy with cerebrospinal fluid hydrocele due to the migration of a VP ...
Xue Liang - - 2012
Lymphangioma of the esophagus is an extremely rare submucosal benign tumor. Most esophageal lymphangiomas reported in the literature are smaller than 2 cm in diameter and can be removed using endoscopy. We report a case of lymphangioma of the esophagus with 2 huge lesions (10 × 2.5 × 1 cm ...
Zin Thant - - 2012
A phytobezoar is one of the intraluminal causes of gastric outlet obstruction, especially in patients with previous gastric surgery and/or gastric motility disorders. Before the proton pump inhibitor era, vagotomy, pyloroplasty, gastrectomy and gastrojejunostomy were commonly performed procedures in peptic ulcer patients. One of the sequelae of gastrojejunostomy is phytobezoar ...
Guastafierro Salvatore - - 2012
Primary lymphoma of the female genital tract is very rare. We report the case of a 36-year-old woman who was referred to our hospital because of an indeterminate Pap smear test. The colposcopy showed a thickening of the posterior vaginal wall and various irregular ulcerated nodular lesions. Histological examination, immunohistochemistry ...
Proietti L - - 2012
One case of cervical myelopathy associated to ossification of transverse atlantal ligament (OTAL) and C1 posterior arch hypoplasia in a Caucasian adult female is reported. A 53-year-old female affected by cervical myelopathy was treated with C1 laminectomy and posterior arthrodesis. CT scan demonstrated that the distance between ossification of the ...
Thawait Gaurav K - - 2012
This article provides a comprehensive review of spine segmentation and enumeration. This important and relatively underappreciated issue, when neglected, frequently results in confusion in vertebral numbering and ultimately may result in wrong segment interventions. The authors supplement this topic with a discussion of normal variants.
Horta Erika - - 2012
Purkinje cell cytoplasmic autoantibody-Tr (PCA-Tr [in recognition of the original reporting investigator, Dr. John L. Trotter]) is an immunoglobulin G (IgG) biomarker of paraneoplastic neurologic autoimmunity associated with Hodgkin lymphoma. Neurologic presentations reported to date include cerebellar ataxia (common) and limbic encephalitis (rare).(1,2) Here we report a patient who presented ...
Hong Jing-Fang - - 2012
Ectopic pituitary adenoma with an empty sella is extremely rare. We report an unusual patient with an ectopic growth hormone-secreting pituitary adenoma in the sphenoid sinus with an empty sella. The association is related to a development disorder of the anterior pituitary tissues. Tumor in the sphenoid sinus was completely ...
Köse Osman - - 2012
Dermal melanocytosis is characterized by the presence of spindle-shaped melanocytes in the dermis. The most common form is Mongolian spots. A 15-month-old girl from Azerbaijan had a systematized dark blue-gray hyperpigmentation on her shoulder, back and extremities. The hyperpigmentation was also found on both sclera and choroidal areas, without any ...
Ali Syed M - - 2012
The presence of the appendix in an inguinal hernial sac is described as Amyand's hernia. It is a rare entity which presents mostly at the exploration of the inguinal canal. The appendix may be apparently normal or have all the features of acute appendicitis with its possible complications. We report ...
Sharma Pankaj - - 2012
Acute gastrointestinal bleeding represents a common medical emergency. We report the rare case of acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding caused by varices in the gastric fundus secondary to splenic duplication. Splenic duplication has been only rarely reported in the literature, and no case so far has described the associated complication of ...
Middleton Elizabeth - - 2012
This case report describes a 2.5-year-old girl who was hospitalized with complaints of abdominal pain and vomiting for 2 days. Abdominal ultrasound revealed small bowel-to-small bowel intussusception. Diagnostic laparoscopic-assisted exploration of the abdomen revealed 4 separate intestinal intussusceptions along with multiple dark intraluminal masses within the small intestine. Laparoscopic reduction ...
Giaccotto Joshua - - 2012
Pleural effusions are commonly seen in pancreatitis. They usually arise from the transdiaphragmatic transfer of exudative fluid during an episode of acute pancreatitis and resolve spontaneously. Rarely, in patients with chronic pancreatitis, pleural effusions can result from the development of a fistulous connection between the pancreas and pleural space; that ...
Bilodeau Elizabeth - - 2012
Sporadic Burkitt lymphoma of the jaw is a rare neoplasm with an exceedingly fast doubling rate. This article presents a case of sporadic Burkitt lymphoma initially managed as an odontogenic infection. The early radiographic features and histologic criteria are discussed. Burkitt lymphoma should be considered in the differential diagnosis of ...
Zhu Ling - - 2012
Introduction: The aim of the study was to retrospectively investigate the CT features in peripheral T-cell lymphoma (PTCL) of the gastrointestinal tract in the Chinese population. Methods: Computed tomography scans of 15 histopathologically proven cases of PTCL involving the gastrointestinal tract were retrospectively reviewed for characteristics such as sites, multiplicity, ...
Bhattacharyya Nirmal C - - 2012
A case of midline cleft of the lower lip with cleft of the mandible and complete duplication of the tongue is reported here. Median cleft of the lower lip, mandible and bifid tongue with ankyloglossia is reported in the literature, but complete duplication of the tongue as part of the ...
Mitchell D - - 2012
Objective:We report a case of a remaining hemi-thyroid following laryngectomy, which was misinterpreted as a pseudoaneurysm.Methods:Case report and comment on this understandable error which is easily avoidable.Results:A 59-year-old man had undergone salvage laryngectomy for recurrent squamous cell carcinoma of the larynx, which had previously been treated with radiotherapy. Three months ...
Piché N - - 2012
Perianal rhabdomyosarcoma is a rare type of tumor with a relatively poor prognosis. We present the case of a patient who presented with a cutaneous perianal hamartoma at the age of 6 weeks. 21 months latter a recurrent mass at the excision site proved to be an embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma involving the anal ...
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Purpose: Lhermitte's phenomenon (LP) is a rare manifestation, which is defined when a sudden electricshock sensation transmitted down the spine induced by neck flexion; however, the reverse LP is defined when symptoms are induced by neck extension, not flexion. Because reports of LP are limited in the Taiwan literature, we ...
Chen Xiao-Dong - - 2012
Duodenal intussusception is a rare entity. To date, only a few cases have been reported in the literature. In this report, a case of duodenal intussusception due to an unusual tumor was presented and the clinical features of this entity were discussed. A 42-year-old man with Peutz-Jeghers syndrome presented with ...
Glatstein Miguel M - - 2012
ABSTRACT: We report an unusual case of ventriculoperitoneal (VP) shunt intrathoracic migration, associated with massive symptomatic hydrothorax. The VP shunt was inserted 10 years before presentation, after hemorrhagic hydrocephalus caused by prenatal intraventricular hemorrhage. The pleural fluid was drained via tube thoracostomy and the shunt was externalized, with full resolution ...
Arkoulis Nikolaos - - 2012
Hemipelvectomies are uncommon operations, usually performed for primary or metastatic malignant disease and less frequently for benign-aggressive tumours. There are very few reports in literature regarding complications of these procedures and even fewer reports about post hemipelvectomy hernias in particular. We present the only reported case of an incisional hernia ...
McInnes Colin W - - 2012
ABSTRACT: Congenital midline cervical cleft (CMCC) is a rare developmental defect of the anterior neck normally characterized by an atrophic mucosal plaque with a cranial nipple-like skin tag, a short caudal sinus, and may be attached to a subcutaneous fibrous cord of variable length. Clinically, patients present at an early ...
Cui Wei - - 2012
Primary laryngeal lymphoma occurs very rarely, accounting for far less than 1% of primary malignant laryngeal neoplasms. To the best of our knowledge, primary laryngeal composite lymphoma has not been reported in the literature. Herein, we report the first case of primary laryngeal composite lymphoma composed of diffuse large B-cell ...
Moslemi Mohammad Kazem - - 2012
Primary obstructive megaureter (POM) is uncommon in adults. Urolithiasis formation may uncover the underlying congenital abnormally of these patients. Herein, we present a 20-year-old man who was admitted with synchronous left renal staghorn and a lower giant ureteral stone. Radiologic evaluations revealed that POM is the underlying cause of the ...
Sajjadi Saravi Majid - - 2012
We report a 41 years old man with rapidly growing and tender lump on the anteromedial surface of tibia. The patient had the history of gastrectomy and gastrojejunostomy due to gastric carcinoma. On admission, the Simple X-ray of lower extremity disclosed a slight thinning of the anterior cortex of tibia ...
Udoh D O - - 2012
Bilateral extradural hematomas are rare and follow significant trauma. The mortality is higher than with unilateral single extradural hematomas and postoperative outcome depends on preoperative neurological status.
Sato Asahi - - 2012
This is the first report associating heterotopic pancreas in the gallbladder and elevated pancreatic enzymes in bile. A 60-year-old woman underwent abdominal ultrasonography at a medical check-up, revealing a nodular protrusion at the neck of the gallbladder. It seemed likely to be a lymph node, but we could not exclude ...
Tanna Neil - - 2012
ABSTRACT: Mandibular clefts are extremely rare, with less than 100 cases reported in the literature. Almost universally, these isolated cases of lower facial clefting have been noted to occur through the midline of the lip and/or mandible. The defect can vary, ranging from mild notching of the lower lip or ...
Dias Ranjan - - 2012
We report a case of a 5-year-old boy who accidentally ingested a metal pin which was found inside the common bile duct on surgical exploration of duodenum and was removed through the ampulla of Vater. This is the first instance that an ingested metal pin in the common bile duct ...
Aktüre Erinç - - 2012
Bilateral fenestration of the A1 segment of anterior cerebral artery (ACA) is an uncommon anomaly. Our objective is to describe two cases with this anomaly and to review the literature. A 50-year-old woman presented with subarachnoid hemorrhage from a ruptured A1 aneurysm. Angiography revealed bilateral A1 segment fenestration as well ...
Kasper Ekkehard M - - 2012
Lymphocyte-depleted Hodgkin's lymphoma is the rarest form of classical Hodgkin's lymphoma, accounting for < 1% of all cases. Patients often have advanced-stage disease at the time of presentation with an aggressive clinical course. Even more uncommon is primary extranodal disease and rarely it will be presenting with spinal cord compression. ...
Shi Jun - - 2012
As a dreadful complication after the mechanical heart valve replacement, prosthetic valve obstruction caused by pannus formation occurs increasingly with time. The authors here present a case of 42-year-old woman who was urgently admitted to hospital with acute heart failure symptoms due to the mechanical mitral valve failure only 3 ...
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