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Fan Yu-Hua YH Department of Urology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan; Shu-Tien Urological Science Research Center, Taipei, - - 2014
To detect non-bladder conditions in patients with interstitial cystitis/hypersensitive bladder syndrome. A total of 122 female interstitial cystitis/hypersensitive bladder syndrome patients and a control group of 122 age-matched female patients with stress urinary incontinence completed screening questionnaires for irritable bowel syndrome, temporomandibular disorder, multiple chemical sensitivities, tension and migraine headache, ...
Lee Jane-Dar JD Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Taichung Armed Forces General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan; Central Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taichung, - - 2014
To study the relationship between hypoxia and metallothionein expression in bladder biopsies of interstitial cystitis/painful bladder syndrome patients. The study group consisted of 41 patients with interstitial cystitis/painful bladder syndrome, and the control group consisted of 12 volunteers without any interstitial cystitis/painful bladder syndrome symptoms. All biopsy specimens were analyzed ...
Radstaake Maartje M Behavioral Science Institute, Radboud University Nijmegen , Nijmegen , The Netherlands - - 2014
Abstract Objective: To asses possible bladder dysfunctions and lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) in individuals with Angelman syndrome (AS), since remarkable voiding characteristics were found in previous studies on toilet training and incontinence in AS. Method: Uroflowmetric analysis, a non-invasive technique to assess the voiding pattern, was conducted in six ...
Liang Dongfeng D Department of Rheumatology, Chinese PLA General Hospital, 28 Fuxing Road, Beijing, 100853, People's Republic of China, - - 2014
We present a case report of a patient with Sjögren's syndrome accompanied with interstitial cystitis. A 64-year-old woman complained of dry mouth for 21 years, recurrent swelling and pain on the right parotid in 2000, and urinary irritation symptoms in the past 2 years. Several courses of different types of antibiotics could ...
Yunus Mahira M Department of Radiology, Singh Institute of Urology and Transplantation, Karachi. - - 2014
Mayer-Rokitansky-Kuster-Hauser (MRKH) syndrome is a rare developmental failure of Müllerian ducts. Principle clinical features of MRKH syndrome are primary amenorrhoea associated with congenital absence of vagina, uterine anomalies, normal ovaries, 46 XX karyotype with normal female secondary sexual characteristics and frequent association with renal, skeletal, and other congenital anomalies. A ...
Osman Nadir I - - 2013
Urinary retention in women is an uncommon and poorly understood condition. In 1986, Fowler and colleagues described a syndrome in young women with unexplained urinary retention associated with polycystic ovary syndrome. The underlying abnormality was a poorly relaxing external urethral sphincter that when studied using concentric needle electromyography showed a ...
Khakhariya Ravi R Pharmacology Laboratory, Pharmacy Department, Faculty of Technology and Engineering, The M.S. University of Baroda, - - 2013
Carboplatin is a congener of cisplatin used in the treatment of ovarian, head and neck and small-cell lung cancer. However, the clinical efficacy of carboplatin is marred by the development of ROS-dependent nephrotoxicity. The pathophysiological damage inflicted upon the kidney by carboplatin closely resembles to that of Fanconi syndrome. The ...
Mermerkaya Murat - - 2013
The urofacial syndrome is a rare condition that occurs in both genders and characterized by uropathy and facial abnormalities. Early diagnosis is crucial for the management and prognosis of urinary problems. Paradoxical inversion of facial musculature when smiling, giving an appearance of crying associated with severe urinary tract dysfunction is ...
Versteegh Hendt P - - 2013
BackroundThe combination of a presacral mass, a sacral bone deformity, and an anorectal malformation are also known as the Currarino triad or Currarino syndrome. The syndrome is associated with a very high rate of severe and intractable constipation and urinary incontinence. However, it can also result in less common complaints ...
Anzai Yuko - - 2013
We report the first case of Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome without urinary obstruction, but with a congenital urethral polyp as a tumor protruding from the external urinary meatus. The present case suggests a possible relation between Beckwith-Wiedemann and the onset of fibroepithelial polyps in the reno-urinary system during the neonatal period.
Sarhan Osama M OM Department of Urology, Pediatric Urology Unit, Riyadh Military Hospital, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi - - 2013
Association between Prune belly syndrome (PBS) and urethral hypoplasia is an unusual condition. It is usually fatal unless there is a communication between the fetal bladder and the amniotic sac. We report a case of PBS with urethral hypoplasia and congenital vesico-cutaneous fistula in a male neonate. Patient underwent cutaneous ...
Tu Albert - - 2013
Tethered cord syndrome is a well-defined condition, the management of which is fairly uniform. In contrast, occult tethered cord syndrome is a recently defined entity, where the management is still controversial. The pathophysiology is unclear and may be conceptually incongruent with current understanding of typical tethered cord syndrome. Presentation, investigation, ...
Alumbreros Andújar María Trinidad - - 2013
Obstructed hemivagina and ipsilateral renal anomaly (OVHIRA) syndrome is a congenital urogenital malformation that associates a bifid uterus with a longitudinal vaginal septum, resulting in a blind hemivagina and an ipsilateral renal agenesis. The clinical presentation is highly variable, delaying diagnosis and leading to important complications. An 18-year-old woman was ...
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Urinary incontinence, the involuntary leakage of urine, can result from abnormalities of the urinary tract or may be caused by other conditions and is sub-divided into a number of classifications including stress incontinence and urge urinary incontinence.(1) Urge urinary incontinence (UUI) is involuntary urine leakage accompanied by urgency of micturition.(2) ...
Goswami Dibyajyoti - - 2013
The prune belly syndrome is a rare congenital anomaly which is characterized by the triad of an absent or a deficient development of the abdominal muscle, bilateral cryptorchidism and an anomalous urinary tract. In its full form, this condition occurs only in males. However, a similar condition occurs in females ...
Kim Sung Han - - 2013
To identify the voiding characteristics of bladder pain syndrome/interstitial cystitis and overactive bladder. Between September 2005 and June 2010, 3-day voiding diaries of 49 consecutive bladder pain syndrome/interstitial cystitis patients and 301 overactive bladder patients were prospectively collected at an outpatient clinic and retrospectively analyzed. The characteristics of the two ...
Woolf Adrian S - - 2013
The urofacial, or Ochoa, syndrome is characterised by congenital urinary bladder dysfunction together with an abnormal grimace upon smiling, laughing and crying. It can present as fetal megacystis. Postnatal features include urinary incontinence and incomplete bladder emptying due to simultaneous detrusor muscle and bladder outlet contractions. Vesicoureteric reflux is often ...
Byon Mina M Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Chung-Ang University College of Medicine, Seoul, - - 2013
Prune-belly syndrome may be related to lower urinary tract obstruction (LUTO). LUTO in the early gestational age exacerbates fetal renal function and may require intrauterine intervention. If early developed LUTO causes bladder distension and abdominal musculature deficiency, it will result in prune belly syndrome. Therefore, early detection of the disease ...
Lloyd Jessica C - - 2013
Anecdotal evidence suggests that complex congenital genitourinary anomalies are occurring less frequently. However, few epidemiological studies are available to confirm or refute this suggestion. The Kids' Inpatient Database (KID) is a national, all payer database of several million inpatient pediatric hospitalizations per year, including complicated and uncomplicated in-hospital births. We ...
Mirhosseini Seyyed Ahmad SA Department of Neurosurgery, Isfahan, - - 2013
Klippel-Feil syndrome is a rare condition characterized by the congenital fusion of two of the seventh cervical vertebrae. A 50-year-old woman presented with a 2-year history of neck pain and ataxia for 1 year. She had not urinary incontinence. She was referred to a neurosurgeon by a neurologist because of ...
Infante Jose Rafael - - 2013
The Ochoa or urofacial syndrome is a disease characterized by non-neurogenic bladder dysfunction and unusual facial expressions when smiling or crying. It is an extremely rare disorder with over 150 cases reported in the medical literature. This condition has been determined to be inherited by an autosomal recessive pattern. We ...
Xu Wei - - 2013
Prune belly syndrome (PBS) is a rare congenital disorder characterized by deficient abdominal wall muscles, urinary tract malformation, and, in males, cryptorchidism. We present a case of PBS in China. The patient was a newborn baby boy who had wrinkled, "prune-like" abdominal skin, bilateral cryptorchidism, and urinary system malformation, complicated ...
Yewalkar Swapnil P - - 2013
A combination of hydrometrocolpos, polydactyly, and cardiac anomlies is the cardinal feature of McKusick-Kaufman syndrome. Neonatal hydrometrocolpos is rare Mullerian duct anomaly caused by obstruction of the vagina. There is an accumulation of mucus secretions proximal to the obstruction. The secretions are secondary to intrauterine and postnatal stimulation of uterine ...
Seth Jai H JH Department of Uro-Neurology, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, UCL Institute of Neurology, London, UK. - - 2013
WHAT'S KNOWN ON THE SUBJECT? AND WHAT DOES THE STUDY ADD?: The search for a biomarker in overactive bladder syndrome (OAB) is an emerging field of interest, as bladder dysfunction is a common complaint that causes significant morbidity. A biomarker may give us insight as a diagnostic tool, and also ...
Leon-Sarmiento Fidias E - - 2013
To report a case of Pisa syndrome in a patient with idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus, who had never been exposed to psychotropic medications. A 26 years-old, Colombian, male patient, was referred because he had cognitive abnormalities, gait disturbances and urinary incontinence. This patient also displayed pleurothotonos. Neurofunctional evaluation of sensory ...
Stuart Helen M HM Centre for Genetic Medicine, Institute of Human Development, Faculty of Medical and Human Sciences, University of Manchester and St. Mary's Hospital, Manchester Academic Health Science Centre, Manchester, - - 2013
Urofacial syndrome (UFS) (or Ochoa syndrome) is an autosomal-recessive disease characterized by congenital urinary bladder dysfunction, associated with a significant risk of kidney failure, and an abnormal facial expression upon smiling, laughing, and crying. We report that a subset of UFS-affected individuals have biallelic mutations in LRIG2, encoding leucine-rich repeats ...
Wang Gang - - 2013
BACKGROUND: MicroRNAs are a group of non-coding RNA molecules that play important roles in the pathogenesis of various kidney diseases. We investigate the urinary sediment miRNA levels of adult patients with nephrotic syndrome. METHODS: We study 20 patients with diabetic glomerulosclerosis (DGS), 21 with minimal change nephropathy (MCN) or focal ...
Cotovio Patricia - - 2013
Hypokalaemia is a common clinical disorder, the cause of which can usually be determined by the patient's clinical history. Gitelman syndrome is an inherited tubulopathy that must be considered in some settings of hypokalaemia. We present the case of a 60-year-old male patient referred to our nephrology department for persistent ...
Adam Ahmed - - 2013
The bladder hamartoma is an extremely rare entity. We report on its presence in a 5-year-old boy with Goldenhar syndrome. Most probably, this is the first report of a bladder hamartoma presenting with obstruction of the bladder outlet resulting in urinary retention. The obstructive lesion was resected endoscopically. This proved ...
Hiradfar Mehran - - 2013
Megacystis microcolon intestinal hypoperistalsis syndrome (MMIHS) is a multisystemic disorder in which impaired intestinal motor activity causes recurrent symptoms of intestinal obstruction in the absence of mechanical occlusion, associated with bladder distention without distal obstruction of the urinary tract. MMIHS and prune belly syndrome may overlap in most of the ...
Christodoulidou Michelle - - 2013
We describe a very rare complication of migration of Artificial Urinary Sphincter pump device, following an elective implantation in a male patient with significant stress incontinence secondary to cauda equina syndrome. Looking through existing literature there has not been a similar complication reported. Usual complications reported include erosion, infection and ...
Aljabari Salim - - 2013
Mutation in the cytokine receptor-like factor 1 and the cardiotrophin-like cytokine (CRLF1 or CLCF1 genes) phenotypically presents as cold induced sweating syndrome (CISS), which is a rare autosomal recessive disorder. The syndrome is characterized by paradoxical sweating in cold weather, dysmorphic facial features, musculoskeletal deformities, difficulty in feeding, and unexplained ...
Vyas Vishal - - 2013
Children born with the rare congenital condition Freeman-Sheldon syndrome (FSS) have a characteristic facial appearance: microstomia, a long philtrum, 'H-shaped' chin abnormality and 'pinched lips' in addition to extra-facial features such as kyphoscoliosis and hand deformities. Such children often have problems with oral continence and difficulties with speech leading to ...
Al Montasir Ahmed A Family Medicine Diploma, University of Science and Technology, Chittagong, Family Physician, Sofia Ismail Memorial Medical Centre, Bogra, - - 2013
Purple urine bag syndrome (PUBS) is rare disease entity, occurs predominantly in constipated women, chronically catheterized and associated with bacterial urinary infections that produce sulphatase/phosphatase. The etiology is due to indigo (blue) and indirubin (red) or to their mixture that becomes purple. We present a case report of this rare ...
Patel Ramnik - - 2012
We present a case of iatrogenic neonatal urinary ascites following antenatal amnioreduction in one of the monochorionic diamniotic recipient twin 2 of twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS). He had ileal perforation following postnatal abdominal paracentesis. The patient had an uneventful recovery following exploratory laparotomy, resection of perforated segment of ileum with ...
Westland Rik - - 2012
Bartter syndrome encompasses a variety of inheritable renal tubular transport disorders characterized by hypokalemia and hypochloremic metabolic alkalosis. Bartter syndrome Type III is caused by genetic alterations in the chloride channel kidney B (CLCNKB) gene and often presents in the first 2 years of life, known as classic Bartter syndrome. ...
Rajagopal Sangeerthana - - 2012
Most patients with Tourette syndrome report characteristic sensory experiences (premonitory urges) associated with the expression of tic symptoms. Despite the central role of these experiences to the clinical phenomenology of Tourette syndrome, little is known about their underlying brain processes. In the present article we present the results of a ...
Hayashi Toshiaki - - 2012
Object After untethering of spinal dysraphism, some patients present with neurological deterioration, defined as retethered cord syndrome. It is known that surgical untethering is an option for improving the symptoms of retethered cord syndrome. Previous reports have shown that postoperative improvement in retethered cord syndrome was noted in the majority ...
Arnold Janine - - 2012
Overactive bladder syndrome (OBS) is a symptom complex consisting of urinary urgency, usually accompanied by frequency and nocturia, with or without urgency urinary incontinence (Table 1). It is not explained by metabolic (eg. diabetes) or local pathological factors (eg. infection, stones, urothelial cancer). Urgency is the key symptom of OBS. ...
Geoffrion Roxana - - 2012
Objective: To provide guidelines for pharmacotherapy to treat overactive bladder syndrome (OAB). Options: Pharmacotherapy for OAB includes anticholinergic (antimuscarinic) drugs and vaginal estrogen. Both oral and transdermal anticholinergic preparations are available. Outcomes: To provide understanding of current available evidence concerning safety and clinical efficacy of pharmacotherapy for OAB; to guide ...
Elliott Christopher S - - 2012
The overlap between interstitial cystitis-painful bladder syndrome and overactive bladder can present a diagnostic challenge to the treating practitioner. Both can present with similar patient symptoms. Further compounding this dilemma is the fact that no gold standard test exists to differentiate one from the other. This review will serve to ...
Canavese Caterina - - 2012
Purple urine bag syndrome is a clinical entity first described in 1978. Its typical discoloration is worrying for clinicians. In the past, these patients sometimes reached the emergency unit only because of this exceptional worrying urinary sign and underwent invasive diagnostic examinations including cystoscopy, without any abnormal finding. It is ...
Cugati Goutham - - 2012
We report a case of lumbar intradural extramedullary lesion in an 11-year-old boy who presented with cauda equina syndrome and acute bladder disturbance. He underwent emergency surgical resection of the lesion, which was proved to be a lymphoma by histopathology and immunohistochemistry. He has improved neurologically and after 1 year, ...
Srirangam Shalom - - 2012
The recreational use of ketamine is increasing in popularity due to its dissociative and paralytic effects, ease of availability and low cost. However, serious and frequently irreversible damage to the urinary tract is a recently recognised side effect of recreational ketamine use. The authors present a case of a young ...
Narain Sachin - - 2012
Abdominal compartment syndrome can result from many different causes. We present a case where this dangerous syndrome occurred in the operating room during a transurethral resection of a bladder tumor. It was initially recognized by an elevation in the peak inspiratory pressure. We report the typical physiologic changes that occur ...
Hadano Yoshiro - - 2012
Purple urine bag syndrome is characterized by the urinary drainage bag turning purple in patients on prolonged urinary catheterization, especially those in the bedridden state. It is associated with bacterial urinary tract infections caused by indigo-producing and indirubin-producing bacteria, usually affects women, and is associated with alkaline urine, constipation, and ...
Krishna Abhishek - - 2012
A 50-year-old Caucasian woman presented with signs and symptoms of meningitis preceded by a 3 day history of flu-like symptoms and progressive difficulty with urination. Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) analysis was consistent with aseptic meningitis. She was found to have a significant urinary retention secondary to atonic bladder. MRI of the ...
Mounach Aziza - - 2011
The efficacy of adalimumab, a fully human anti-tumor necrosis factor-α recombinant antibody, has dramatically improved the quality of life of patients with rheumatoid and psoriatic arthritis and Crohn's disease. Because it is fully human, one should not expect immune reactions to this molecule. Adverse reactions to adalimumab are limited mainly ...
Duncan Jan William JW Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, - - 2011
Cauda equina syndrome following decompression for spinal stenosis appears to occur more commonly than the literature suggests. A large series of spinal stenosis decompressions was reviewed. Based on these findings, a theory is put forth as to the cause of this complication. One hundred seventy-five cases of decompression for spinal ...
Hiejima Eitaro - - 2011
Acute liver failure (ALF) with macrophage activation syndrome (MAS) is well known as a complication of systemic-onset juvenile idiopathic arthritis (S-JIA). However, liver failure without overt MAS is rare in S-JIA. We encountered two Japanese children with S-JIA in whom ALF developed during the remission of clinical manifestations. ALF without ...
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