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Diaz Deborah S DS Doctor of Physical Therapy Program, The University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, - - 2014
Rehabilitation for athletes with postconcussion syndrome requires emphasis on both cognitive and physical rest with a gradual return to activity and sports. As the athlete becomes more active, the rehabilitation and sport professional should pay close attention to symptoms of concussion, like headache, dizziness, nausea, and difficulty concentrating. The Zurich ...
Menendez Mariano E ME Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, - - 2014
Metabolic syndrome has been associated with increased morbidity following surgical procedures, yet its impact in acute orthopaedic trauma remains unclear. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the influence of metabolic syndrome on in-hospital (1) complications, (2) length of stay, and (3) nonroutine discharge in patients sustaining an isolated ...
Mohler M Jane MJ Arizona Center on Aging, University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson, 1501N. Campbell Avenue, PO Box 245017, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA; Division of Geriatrics, General Internal Medicine and Palliative Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson, 1501N. Campbell Avenue, PO Box 245017, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA; Interdisciplinary Consortium on Advanced Motion Performance (iCAMP), Department of Surgery, University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson, 1501N. Campbell Avenue, PO Box 245017, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA. Electronic address: - - 2014
Frailty is an increasingly recognized syndrome resulting in age-related decline in function and reserve across multiple physiologic systems. It presents as a hyperinflammable state, characterized by high vulnerability for adverse health outcomes, such as disability, falls, hospitalization, institutionalization, and mortality. The prevalence of Frailty syndrome (FS) is of potentially enormous ...
Horowitz Robert A RA Clinical Assistant Professor, Departments of Implant Dentistry and Periodontics, Oral Surgery, New York University College of Dentistry, New York, New York, - - 2014
This report describes the treatment of a young male patient diagnosed with amelogenesis imperfecta (AI), a hereditary disorder that affects the enamel of both primary and permanent dentition. For management and rehabilitation, it is crucial to determine the type of AI-hypoplastic, hypomaturation, or hypocalcified. As with this patient, who presented ...
Carlino Paolo P Department of Dental Sciences and Surgery, University of Bari "Aldo Moro," Piazza G. Cesare No. 11, 70124 Bari, - - 2014
The aim of this report is to analyze the clinical symptoms, ethologic factors, and prosthetic rehabilitation in a case of Combination Syndrome (CS). The treatment of CS can be conventional or surgical, with or without the bone reconstruction of maxilla. The correct prosthetic treatment helps this kind of patients to ...
Amornvit Pokpong P Maxillofacial Prosthodontist, Maxillofacial Prosthetic Service, Faculty of Dentistry, Mahidol University, Bangkok, - - 2014
Ocular trauma can be caused by road traffic accidents, falls, assaults, or work-related accidents. Enucleation is often indicated after ocular injury or for the treatment of intraocular tumors, severe ocular infections, and painful blind eyes. Rehabilitation of an enucleated socket without an intraocular implant or with an inappropriately sized implant ...
Srikanth Kp K Department of Orthopaedics, Ganga Hospital, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, - - 2014
Fat embolism syndrome presenting primarily with cerebral manifestations is rarely reported. We report here two such patients who showed complete recovery following initial deterioration. The aim of these reports is to highlight that prolonged intensive care and good rehabilitation can lead to normal neurologic recovery despite poor clinical picture initially. ...
Pulivarthi Swaroopa S Department of Research, Health East Care System, Saint Paul, Minnesota, - - 2014
We are describing a case of an 18-year-old male patient with cytomegalovirus (CMV) associated guillain-barre syndrome (GBS) who presented with an acute onset of generalized weakness and numbness in the extremities, dysphagia, and facial diplegia, followed by respiratory failure, which led to mechanical ventilation. He had positive immunoglobulin G and ...
Ilik Faik F Department of Neurology, Elbistan State Hospital, Kahramanmaras, - - 2014
Chronic post-hypoxic myoclonus, also known as Lance-Adams syndrome (LAS) is a neurological complication characterized by uncontrolled myoclonic jerks following cardiac arrest. In this article, clinical manifestation and symptomatic treatment options are discussed especially concerning the rationale of use of levatiracetam in patients with Lance-Adams syndrome. Clinical presentation is action myoclonus ...
Escamilla Rafael F RF Department of Physical Therapy, California State University, Sacramento, CA, USA ; Andrews Research and Education Institute, Gulf Breeze, FL, - - 2014
Shoulder impingement is a progressive orthopedic condition that occurs as a result of altered biomechanics and/or structural abnormalities. An effective nonoperative treatment for impingement syndrome is aimed at addressing the underlying causative factor or factors that are identified after a complete and thorough evaluation. The clinician devises an effective rehabilitation ...
Freischlag Julie J Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, 720 Rutland Avenue, Ross 759, Baltimore, MD 21205, - - 2014
The diagnosis of thoracic outlet syndrome was once debated in the world of vascular surgery. Today, it is more understood and surprisingly less infrequent than once thought. Thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS) is composed of three types: neurogenic, venous, and arterial. Each type is in distinction to the others when considering ...
Balestracci Alejandro - - 2013
Comments on: Nefrologia 2013;33(3):372-6. PMID:23640118 [PubMed - in process.
Celletti C - - 2013
Joint hypermobility syndrome (JHS) is a hereditary disorder of connective tissue recently considered the one and the same as the Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Hypermobility Type (EDS-HT). The JHS/EDS-HT is mainly characterized by joint hypermobility, chronic pain and a variable skin involvement. Clinical manifestations expressed by patients are multiple and varied. The ...
Allagui M M Department of Orthopaedic and Traumatology, Fattouma Bourguiba Hospital, Monastir, - - 2014
Lipomas are extremely common benign soft tissue tumors that are usually subcutaneous and asymptomatic. However, an intramuscular lipoma, occurring adjacent to the proximal radius, may easily cause paralysis of the posterior interosseous nerve because of a specific anatomical relationship of these structures in that area. In this report, we describe ...
Milone Marco M Marco Milone, Piero Venetucci, Salvatore Iervolino, Caterina Taffuri, Giuseppe Salvatore, Francesco Milone, Department of Advanced Biomedical Science, University "Federico II" of Naples, 80131 Naples, - - 2013
Saphenectomy is one of the most validated criteria to treat varicose veins of the lower legs. Although many complications were well described, little is known about compartment syndrome due to muscle ischemia caused by constrictive bandages applied after stripping of varicose veins. We presented a case of successful conservative treatment ...
Naeem Rahil - - 2013
The Camitz procedure is a simple tendon transfer for patients who have loss of opposition in longstanding carpal tunnel syndrome. Historically, the Camitz procedure restored abduction only. However, through modification with the use of a pulley, the ideal axis of opposition can be achieved. The purpose of this article was ...
Mansuripur P Kaveh - - 2013
Nerve compression syndromes of the upper extremity, including carpal tunnel syndrome, cubital tunnel syndrome, posterior interosseous syndrome and radial tunnel syndrome, are common in the general population. Diagnosis is made based on patient complaint and history as well as specific exam and study findings. Treatment options include various operative and ...
Vallurupalli Sunil - - 2013
The Platypnea-Orthodeoxia syndrome is characterised by dyspnoea and deoxygenation accompanying a change from the recumbent to the upright position. An 81-year-old woman had an elective paraesophageal hernia repair. She developed dyspnoea and hypoxemia post-operatively that was worse when upright. An agitated saline echocardiogram revealed a right-to-left shunt through a patent ...
Aggarwal Puneet - - 2013
A 42-year-old man presented with pain in the abdomen, massive haematemesis and rashes over the body and development of bilateral lower limb weakness the next day. The patient was later diagnosed with Guillain-Barre syndrome with Henoch-Schonlein purpura. He was treated with intravenous immunoglobulins. At 3 months of follow-up and rehabilitation, ...
Santhosh Bp - - 2013
Aim: Oral rehabilitation of a child with Johanson-Blizzard syndrome (JBS). Background: JBS is an extremely rare inherited disorder characterized by unusually small nose that appears 'beak shaped' due to the absence (aplasia) or underdevelopment (hypoplasia) of the nostrils (nasal alae), abnormally small, malformed primary (deciduous) teeth and misshapen or absent ...
Wu Yung-Tsan YT Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Tri-Service General Hospital, School of Medicine, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, - - 2013
Gerstmann's syndrome is a rare neurological disorder characterized by right-left disorientation, finger agnosia, agraphia and acalculia. Several causes for the manifestation of this rare syndrome have been reported in previous publications; however, thus far, an association between secondary diagnostic cerebral angiography and Gerstmann's syndrome has not been reported. A 48-year-old ...
Gupta Shalini R - - 2012
Aglossia congenita (AC), congenital total absence of the tongue, is a very rare midline developmental anomaly, hypothesized to be associated with vascular disruption between the fourth and eighth week of gestation. It was classified by Hall (1971) as part of oromandibular limb hypogenesis syndrome (OLHS) type I B. Most of ...
Shin Jun-Hwa - - 2012
It is not common for a patient who survives cardiac arrest to experience significant neurologic impairment such as acute and chronic post-hypoxic myoclonus, known as Lance-Adams syndrome. This syndrome is predominantly characterized by myoclonus that starts days to weeks after cardiopulmonary resuscitation in patients who regained consciousness. Although several cases ...
Ito Tomoyuki T Department of Internal Medicine, Nagaoka Red Cross Hospital, 2-297-1 Senshu, Nagaoka, Niigata, 940-2085, Japan. - - 2013
Aseptic abscesses syndrome (AA) is an emerging clinicopathological entity characterized by visceral sterile collections of mature neutrophils that do not respond to antibiotics but regress quickly when treated with corticosteroids. Although most previous case reports of AA have been restricted to Europe, we present here a Japanese woman with AA ...
Furtado Shireen - - 2012
Multiple endocrine neoplasia type I or Wermer syndrome is characterized by primary hyperparathyroidism, enteropancreatic endocrine tumor, and a pituitary pathology. A 35-year-old male presented with visual field defects, hyperprolactinemia, and hypogonadism. He also had multiple infraumbilical skin-colored nodules. A syndromal association of Wermer syndrome was derived using the dermal, pituitary, ...
Santos Mário Sérgio F - - 2011
Amyloidosis is a generic term that refers to the deposition of amyloid fibrils in bodily tissues. Its onset is usually after 40 years of age, with localized or systemic involvement associated with multiple myeloma or chronic inflammatory diseases, and can mimic various rheumatic syndromes. We report the case of a ...
Kearney Seamus - - 2011
Locked in syndrome is typically associated with significant morbidity and mortality. We report a patient who had an unusually good recovery from locked in syndrome due to pontine infarction. The good recovery exhibited by our patient may have resulted from resolution of oedema at the site of infarction and brainstem ...
Karmon Yuval - - 2011
Gerstmann-Sträussler-Scheinker syndrome (GSS) is a rare degenerative disorder of the central nervous system that belongs to the family of human spongiform encephalopathies, or prion diseases. GSS is almost always inherited and mostly carried in an autosomal dominant pattern. Nevertheless, GSS is genetically and phenotypically heterogeneous; among the different prion diseases ...
Elnenaei Manal O - - 2011
Refeeding syndrome is difficult to diagnose since the guidelines for identifying those at risk are largely based on subjective clinical parameters and there are no predictive biochemical markers. We examined the suitability of insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF1) and leptin as markers to identify patients at risk of the refeeding ...
Sparks Dorothy - - 2011
The Wunderlich Syndrome refers to spontaneous perirenal hemorrhage often associated with underlying renal pathology. We report the case of a 23-year-old female with advanced tuberous sclerosis who presented in hypovolemic shock secondary to rupture of one of her massive bilateral angiomyolipomas (AMLs). The patient was able to be managed conservatively ...
Bernal Juan - - 2011
Thyroid hormone resistance syndromes are a group of genetic conditions characterized by decreased tissue sensitivity to thyroid hormones. Three syndromes, in which resistance to hormone action is respectively due to mutations in the gene encoding for thyroid hormone receptor TRβ, impaired T4 and T3 transport, and impaired conversion of T4 ...
Pipatpajong Hemmarin - - 2011
Neurofibromatosis (NF) type I is a common autosomal dominant disease that principally affects the skin and peripheral nervous system. Neurofibromatosis type I associated multiple sclerosis is a very rare condition. A 28-year old NF1 man developed progressive spastic-ataxic gait, left side dysmetria, right internuclear ophthalmoplegia, spastic dysarthria. MRI of the ...
Kulkarni U P - - 2011
We present a case of a 47-year-old female who presented with sicca symptoms since three months. As per the Revised International Classification Criteria for Sjögren's syndrome, patient was diagnosed as primary Sjögren's syndrome (SS). Patients with SS are known to have circulating monoclonal immunoglobulins. Serum electrophoresis revealed M band with ...
Coplan Jeremy D JD SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Primate Behavior Laboratory, Department of Psychiatry, Brooklyn, NY 11203-2098, USA. - - 2011
Obesity is associated with the insulin resistance metabolic syndrome, postulated to be mediated by stress-induced alterations within the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis. In adult bonnet macaques we examined relationships between components of the metabolic syndrome, hippocampal neurometabolic asymmetry, an indicator of negative affect, and juvenile cerebrospinal fluid (csf) corticotropin-releasing factor (CRF) ...
Hart Kelsey A KA Department of Large Animal Medicine, University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine, 501 DW Brooks Drive, Athens, GA 30602, USA. - - 2011
The adrenal cortices produce various steroid hormones that play vital roles in several physiologic processes. Although permanent adrenocortical insufficiency is rare in all species, emerging evidence in both human and equine medicine suggests that transient reversible adrenocortical dysfunction resulting in cortisol insufficiency frequently develops during critical illness. This syndrome is ...
Lee Young Sil - - 2011
Hypothyroidism can cause a variety of signs and symptoms of the neuromuscular system. However, ptosis in a patient with hypothyroidism is very rare. We report here on a case of central hypothyroidism that was due to Sheehan's syndrome and it manifested as bilateral ptosis in a 51-yr-old woman. She complained ...
Bahíllo-Curieses M P - - 2011
Klinefelter syndrome is not easy to diagnose in childhood because of the absence of significant manifestations before puberty. Three main clinical signs should suggest the diagnosis in a child: small testes, tall stature, and mental retardation or learning problems. We present a patient with Klinefelter syndrome and short stature due ...
Economou Frangiskos - - 2011
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a heterogeneous syndrome characterized by oligo- or anovulation, clinical and/or biochemical signs of hyperandrogenemia and polycystic ovaries. Clinical expression is determined by both genetic and environmental factors. Dyslipidemia is very common in lean as well as in obese women with PCOS and should be considered ...
Laway Bashir Ahmad - - 2011
Sheehan's syndrome presents with panhypopituitarism after childbirth, usually preceded by post partum hemorrhage. Hematological abnormalities like pancytopenia with hypocellular marrow in these patients are reported rarely. Though multiple hormone deficiencies may contribute to Pancytopenia in Sheehan's syndrome, complete recovery is observed after achieving eucortisolemic and euthyroid state. The predominant role ...
Ukkola Olavi - - 2011
The increasing prevalence of metabolic syndrome and the consequent cardiovascular diseases, like atherosclerotic diseases and Type 2 diabetes has stimulated an active search for novel risk factors. The hormones regulating energy balance are of special interest as potential risk factors for metabolic syndrome and Type 2 diabetes. Ghrelin is a ...
El Chehadeh-Djebbar Salima - - 2011
We report the case of a 26-month-old boy with mental retardation, facial dysmorphism, childhood feeding difficulties, short stature, bilateral cryptorchidism, micropenis, and heart defect. Endocrinal evaluation revealed complete growth hormone deficiency (GHD) and gonadotropic deficiency, and pituitary magnetic resonance imaging showed partial pituitary stalk interruption syndrome (PSIS). A de novo ...
Chen Chin-Der - - 2011
Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS) is a relatively common complication of ovarian stimulation and can be life threatening. The pathophysiology of OHSS is characterized by increased capillary permeability, leading to leakage of fluid from the vascular compartment, with third-space fluid accumulation and intravascular dehydration. The increased intra-abdominal pressure indicated that OHSS ...
Onishi Chie - - 2011
The Asian variant of intravascular large B cell lymphoma is a special type of intravascular lymphoma with hemophagocytic syndrome and hypercytokinemia including interleukin-6, which stimulates antidiuretic hormone synthesis in the hypothalamus. We present here that the syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion frequently occurs in patients with the Asian variant ...
Lee Kevin T-K - - 2011
Objective: To report a case of AIMAH associated with insulinomaMethods: We describe the clinical presentation of the case, discuss its management and review the current protocols for management of AIMAH and understanding of the aetiology of the disease.Results: A 64-year-old woman with multiple facial naevi experienced intermittent light headedness, tremor ...
Tarique Shandana - - 2011
Short stature with loss of secondary sex characters can occur due to genetic disorders. One of them is Kallmann's syndrome. The condition has been noted to be present in families. It is associated with anosmia and hypogonadism. We are presenting a case of young boy who was short statured and ...
Jin Dong Kyu - - 2011
Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS) is a complex multisystem genetic disorder that is caused by the lack of expression of paternally inherited imprinted genes on chromosome 15q11-q13. This syndrome has a characteristic phenotype including severe neonatal hypotonia, early-onset hyperphagia, development of morbid obesity, short stature, hypogonadism, learning disabilities, behavioral problems, and psychiatric ...
Montecucco Fabrizio - - 2011
Metabolic syndrome is a pro-atherosclerotic condition clustering cardiovascular risk factors, including glucose and lipid profile alterations. The pathophysiological mechanisms favoring atherosclerotic inflammation in metabolic syndrome remain elusive. Here, we investigated the potential role of the anti-lipolytic drug Acipimox on neutrophil- and monocyte-mediated inflammation in metabolic syndrome. Acipimox (500 mg) was ...
Barnard Zachary R - - 2011
A 75-year-old woman with a history of stage IV metastatic melanoma underwent treatment with the CTLA-4 blocking agent Ipilimumab. She presented 2 months after initiating treatment with a severe headache. Laboratories were consistent with severe hyponatremia. MRI of the brain revealed enlargement of the pituitary gland, enhancement of the infundibulum, and ...
Preumont V - - 2011
We studied a 55-year old woman presenting with features of Cushing's syndrome associated with metabolic abnormalities including severe hypertension and type 2 diabetes. Urinary free cortisol excretion was within normal limits, but an unusual diurnal cortisol rhythm was observed with low morning and high postprandial levels, associated with the absence ...
Kyaw Moe Htet - - 2011
Fructose exists in food naturally or as a sweetening additive. It has been thought that fructose malabsorption may cause the gastrointestinal symptoms seen in patients with irritable bowel syndrome. However, fructose malabsorption is still poorly understood, and clinicians are still uncertain of its role. This review attempts to clarify the ...
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