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Bonaca Marc P MP Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women's Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA, 02115, USA, - - 2014
Acute aortic syndromes constitute a spectrum of conditions characterized by disruptions in the integrity of the aortic wall that may lead to potentially catastrophic outcomes. They include classic aortic dissection, intramural hematoma, and penetrating aortic ulcer. Although imaging studies are sensitive and specific, timely diagnosis can be delayed because of ...
Cicero Arrigo F G AF aMedicine and Surgery Department, University of Bologna, Bologna bInternal Medicine and Therapeutics Department, University of Pavia, Pavia, - - 2014
Metabolic syndrome is an increasingly incident complex metabolic disorder, affecting around 30% of adults in the USA as well as in Europe. In a meta-analysis that evaluated cardiovascular risk associated with the third National Cholesterol Education Program definition of metabolic syndrome in 951 083 patients, metabolic syndrome was associated with a ...
Celentano Antonio A Dr. Celentano is a doctoral student, Department of Neurosciences, Reproductive and Odontostomatological Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, University of Naples Federico II, Via Pansini no. 5, Naples 80131, Italy, e-mail antony.celentano@gmail.com.Address correspondence to Dr. - - 2014
Phosphatase and tensin homolog (PTEN) hamartoma tumor syndrome (PHTS) encompasses several rare disorders linked to mutations of the PTEN gene, including Cowden disease (CD) and Bannayan-Riley-Ruvalcaba syndrome (BRRS). The authors present a case series involving patients with characteristic periodontal features. The authors assessed three patients, two of whom already had ...
Stokes Michael B MB Department of Pathology, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, - - 2014
Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) comprises a group of clinical-pathologic syndromes characterized by heavy proteinuria and segmental obliteration of glomerular capillaries by extracellular matrix. FSGS lesions display morphologic heterogeneity with respect to their relationship to the glomerular vascular and tubular poles, the presence of capillary collapse, and endocapillary and extracapillary hypercellularity. ...
Kurz Carolin - - 2014
Clinical complications of Sjoegren's syndrome include myelitis and skin manifestations. There is scarce observational data and a lack of randomised controlled studies regarding the treatment of Sjoegren's syndrome in the presence of such complications. Here we report the case of a 41-year-old Caucasian female patient with biopsy-proven Sjoegren's syndrome who ...
Cardinale Luciano L Luciano Cardinale, Francesco Asteggiano, Federica Moretti, Federico Torre, Institute of Radiology, Department of Clinical and Biological Sciences, University of Turin, AOU S.Luigi Gonzaga, 10043 Orbassano, Torino, - - 2014
In acute promyelocytic leukemia, differentiation therapy based on all-trans-retinoic acid can be complicated by the development of a differentiation syndrome (DS). DS is a life-threatening complication, characterized by respiratory distress, unexplained fever, weight gain, interstitial lung infiltrates, pleural or pericardial effusions, hypotension and acute renal failure. The diagnosis of DS ...
Vergano Samantha S - - 2014
Coffin-Siris syndrome (OMIM#135900) is a multiple congenital anomaly syndrome classically characterized by hypo- or aplasia of the fifth digit nails or phalanges, as well as coarse facial features, sparse scalp hair, and moderate to severe cognitive and/or developmental delay. The recent identification of molecular etiologies has served to effectively characterize ...
Slim Raoudha R Département de Pharmacologie Clinique, Faculté de Médecine de Sousse, Avenue Mohamed Karoui, 4002 Sousse (Tunisia). - - 2014
Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS) is an uncommon life-threatening skin disease, generally induced by drugs. Extracutaneous manifestations of the syndrome can occur, and may involve the conjunctiva, buccal mucosa, gastrointestinal and genitourinary tracts. Cholestatic hepatitis has been rarely described in SJS. A 29-year-old woman was admitted with generalized cutaneous eruption. A self-medication ...
Malheiro Luís - - 2014
Cryptococcal meningoencephalitis is an opportunistic infection that predominantly affects immunocompromised patients. Hyper immunoglobulin M syndrome is a primary immunodeficiency syndrome that increases susceptibility to several opportunistic infections. Here, we report a case of cryptococcal meningoencephalitis in the context of hyper immunoglobulin M syndrome, a situation that has been reported very ...
Grigoriou Emmanouil E Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 3401 Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA, 19104, - - 2014
Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS) is the most common of several types of dysautonomia, characterized by dysfunction of the autonomic nervous system manifesting with symptoms of orthostatic intolerance with or without associated orthostatic hypotension and excessive autonomic excitation. Given the numerous presenting musculoskeletal symptoms of POTS and its known associations ...
Arca Marc M Service d'Hématologie Pédiatrique, Caen, - - 2014
Reactive haemophagocytic syndrome is a life-threatening disease for which factors influencing the outcome remain unclear. We sought to identify determinants of early mortality in patients with reactive haemophagocytic syndrome by conducting a non-interventional retrospective multicentre study in three tertiary care teaching hospitals over a 6-year period. The medical files of ...
Liu Huixin H Medical Center of the Graduate School, Nanchang University , Nanchang , P.R. China - - 2014
Abstract Objective: To assess the efficacy of thyroid hormone replacement therapy for nephrotic syndrome (NS) patients associated with euthyroid sick syndrome (ESS). Materials and methods: The Cochrane library, ISI, Ovid, PubMed, Chinese Biomedicine Database were searched, and reference list of relevant articles were selected. Randomized controlled trials (RCTs) or quasi-RCTs ...
Burrus M Tyrrell MT Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia, - - 2014
Chronic leg pain is commonly treated by orthopaedic surgeons who take care of athletes. The sources are varied and include the more commonly encountered medial tibial stress syndrome, chronic exertional compartment syndrome, stress fracture, popliteal artery entrapment syndrome, nerve entrapment, Achilles tightness, deep vein thrombosis, and complex regional pain syndrome. ...
Agarwal Sikha S 1 Department of Pediatrics, 2 Department of Cytology and Gynaecologic Pathology, Advanced Pediatric Center, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh, - - 2014
We report a case of mediastinal mass caused by a fungal infection in an immunocompetent child. The patient presented with superior mediastinal syndrome along with a swelling in the chest wall. Cytology and culture demonstrated Aspergillus flavus. The child was treated with voriconazole which resulted in clinical response.
Morice Alyn H AH Centre for Cardiovascular and Metabolic Research, Respiratory Medicine, Hull York Medical School, University of Hull, Cottingham, UK - - 2014
In 2011, a European Respiratory Society Task Force embarked on a process to determine the position and clinical relevance of the cough hypersensitivity syndrome, a disorder characterised by troublesome coughing often triggered by low levels of thermal, mechanical or chemical exposure, in the management of patients with chronic cough. A ...
Incebiyik A A Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Harran University , Sanliurfa , - - 2014
The aim of this study was to investigate whether there is a relationship between premenstrual syndrome and oxidative stress, visfatin and apelin. The study included 40 women with premenstrual syndrome and 40 healthy women. In all subjects, serum visfatin, apelin and oxidative stress parameters were studied in venous blood samples. ...
Xu Bin B Department of Gynecology, Third Xiangya Hospital of Central South University, Hunan Province, - - 2014
To demonstrate a technique for the hysteroscopic diagnosis and management of a rare variant of Herlyn-Werner-Wunderlich syndrome (HWWS) in a virgin girl. Presentation of a rare variant of HWWS, and a step-by-step description of the technique using videos, pictures, and title slides (educative video). HWWS is a congenital anomaly of ...
Nash Robert R Department of Paediatric Otolaryngology, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London WC1N 3JH, UK. Electronic address: - - 2014
Down's syndrome is associated with poor Eustachian tube function, and an increased incidence of cholesteatoma. The only previously published case series suggests that 'canal wall preserving' procedures are only rarely suitable for the management of cholesteatoma in this population. We conducted a retrospective review of the hospital's clinical records database ...
Vierkoetter Koah R KR Department of Pathology, John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI, USA. Electronic address: - - 2014
Patients with Lynch Syndrome are at an increased risk for a variety of malignancies, including ovarian cancer. Ovarian cancers associated with Lynch Syndrome are predominantly clear cell or endometrioid in histology. Lynch Syndrome is characterized by germline mutations in mismatch repair (MMR) genes. The current study aims to assess the ...
Mueller S C SC Department of Experimental Clinical and Health Psychology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium. Electronic address: - - 2014
Despite increasing acknowledgement of hormonal contributions to mood and anxiety disorders, the underlying mechanisms by which gonadal hormones influence psychopathology-related behaviours remain unknown. This review focuses on recent research that examines the influence of gonadal steroid hormones, including androgens, oestrogens, and progesterone, on mood and anxiety-related behaviours in human health ...
Christakou Charikleia C Third Department of Medicine, Endocrine Unit, Medical School, University of Athens, Sotiria General Hospital , Athens , - - 2014
Abstract Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a heterogeneous spectrum of symptoms lasting throughout the lifecycle. The syndrome combines reproductive as well as metabolic aberrations associated with increased cardiovascular risk. The presence of three different definitions for the diagnosis of PCOS reflects the phenotypic diversity of the syndrome. The clinical manifestations ...
Blazquez Anna A Clinica EUGIN, Travessera de les Corts 322, Barcelona 08029, - - 2014
Is the drug used for final oocyte maturation a factor in determining the prevalence of empty follicle syndrome (EFS)? The drug used for final oocyte maturation is not a factor in determining the prevalence of EFS among women unaffected by infertility. Despite satisfactory follicular stimulation and adequate follicular development, cases ...
Landero James J Abilene, - - 2014
The postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome is a disease characterized by excessively increased heart rate during orthostatic challenge associated with symptoms of orthostatic intolerance including dizziness, exercise intolerance, headache, fatigue, memory problems, nausea, blurred vision, pallor, and sweating, which improve with recumbence. Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome patients may present with a ...
Tong Jiali J Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Peking Union Medical College, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Beijing, People's Republic of - - 2014
To describe the clinical characteristics of patients with Herlyn-Werner-Wunderlich syndrome (HWWS) and explore the relationship between an obstructive genital abnormality and pelvic endometriosis. Case series. University hospital. A total of 94 women with Herlyn-Werner-Wunderlich syndrome (HWWS). Retrospectively reviewed charts of patients diagnosed with HWWS and follow-up contact. Data for each ...
Helvaci N N Hacettepe University School of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Hacettepe, 06100, Ankara, Turkey - - - 2014
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the most common endocrine disorder of women of reproductive age and combined oral contraceptives (OCs) are often the first---line treatment of the syndrome by improving hyperandrogenism and regulating menstrual cycles. Oral contraceptives have some cardiovascular and metabolic effects that varies among different formulations depending upon ...
Targher Giovanni G Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, University and Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Integrata of Verona, Verona, - - 2014
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the most common form of anovulatory infertility, affecting up to 10% of women of reproductive age. This syndrome was first described in 1935 when American gynecologists Stein and Leventhal associated the presence of ovarian cysts with anovulation, obesity, and hirsutism. For many years, the effects ...
Parker Kristen K Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, Western College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada. - - 2014
A 2 yr old spayed female dog presented for evaluation of abdominal pain, decreased appetite, dysuria, and frantic licking of her vulva. A midventral, soft, fluctuant mass was detected on abdominal palpation. Diagnostic testing and exploratory celiotomy revealed remnant ovarian tissue and a cystic uterine remnant. The ovary and cystic ...
Fallon Michael J MJ Department of Pharmacy, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics F6/133, Madison, WI, USA - - 2014
Stevens-Johnson syndrome/toxic epidermal necrolysis overlap is an acute hypersensitivity reaction that compromises the integrity of mucous membranes and cutaneous tissue. While the pathophysiology of this syndrome has not been fully elucidated, it is commonly associated with the medication use and carries a significant mortality risk of approximately 30%. No commonalities ...
Yonehara Yukie Y Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Imamura Hospital, Kagoshima, - - 2014
Pseudo-Meigs' syndrome accompanied by massive ascites in uterine leiomyoma is rare. We encountered a rare case of a 37-year-old, nulliparous woman with a lower abdominal tumor and severe abdominal distention due to massive ascites. Serum cancer antigen 125 and vascular endothelial growth factor levels were elevated to 1007.9 U/mL and 103 pg/mL, ...
Bojović Jaroslav - - 2014
Reiter's syndrome is reactive arthritis occurring after acute urogenital (urethritis, cervicitis) or enterocolitis infections. The associated ophthalmological and/or mucocutaneous changes are full clinical manifestations of this disease. This paper was aimed at analyzing clinical and radiological characteristics and findings of possible etiological factors and protocol for Reiter's syndrome therapy. Of ...
Jovicić Milica - - 2014
Although it can be difficult to differentiate pain in lower legs, it is important for clinicians to differentiate medial tibial stress syndrome, which is a rather benign condition, from acute compartment syndrome, which is an emergency, as well as from different types of stress fractures described in this region. The ...
Cazorla Arnault A Department of Pathology, CHU de Besançon, Besancon, France. Electronic address: - - 2014
Hormonal factors, like oral contraceptives, create a predisposition to hepatocellular adenoma. We present the case of a young woman with an inflammatory hepatocellular adenoma occurring in the context of a polycystic ovary syndrome. In view of this possible relationship, it would be recommended to follow up patients with hyperandrogenism with ...
Halupczok Jowita J Department of Endocrinology, Diabetology and Isotope Therapy, Wroclaw Medical University , Wroclaw , Poland - - 2014
ABSTRACT Introduction: Gonadotroph adenomas occur commonly in middle-aged adults without any specific endocrinological symptoms. To date, only 30 cases of gonadotropinoma causing ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome in pre-menopausal women have been reported. Case report: A 37-year old woman with pituitary macroadenoma and hyperprolactinaemia was admitted to the Department of Endocrinology, Diabetology ...
Ling Liza Ping LP Department of Reproductive Medicine, KK Women's and Children's Hospital, 100 Bukit Timah Road, Singapore 229899, - - 2014
A case is reported of early onset ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS) after gonadotrophin-releasing hormone agonist (GnRHa) trigger for final oocyte maturation in a GnRH antagonist protocol. The use of GnRHa in place of HCG as a trigger for final oocyte maturation in an antagonist IVF cycle has been proposed as ...
Unfer Vittorio V A.G.UN.CO. Obstetric and Gynecological Centre, via G. Cassiani 15, 00155 Rome, - - 2014
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is one of the most common endocrine disorders affecting women of reproductive age. It is characterized by chronic anovulation, hyperandrogenism, and insulin resistance. It is the main cause of infertility due to the menstrual dysfunction and metabolic disorders. Women with PCOS also have an increased cardiovascular ...
Moschos Elysia E University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Division of Gynecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dallas, - - 2014
To determine the accuracy of sonographic-diagnosed polycystic ovaries and clinical parameters in predicting polycystic ovarian syndrome. Medical records and ultrasounds of 151 women with sonographically diagnosed polycystic ovaries were reviewed. Sonographic criteria for polycystic ovaries were based on 2003 Rotterdam European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology/American Society for Reproductive ...
Gacaferri Lumezi Besa B Department of Physiology and Immunology, University Clinical Center of Kosovo, Pristina, - - 2014
Hirsutism is a common disorder of excess growth of terminal hair in an androgen-dependent male distribution in women, including the chin, upper lip, breasts, back, and abdomen. It is very important to identify the etiology of hirsutism and adequate treat is prior to any cosmetic therapy. The case was a ...
Alves Cresio C Faculty of Medicine, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Salvador, BA, - - 2014
Turner's syndrome (TS) is caused by a partial or total deletion of an X chromosome, occurring in 1:2,000 to 1:5,000 live born females. Hearing loss is one of its major clinical manifestations. However, there are few studies investigating this problem. To review the current knowledge regarding the epidemiology, etiology, clinical ...
Halis Hülya - - 2014
Abstract The activation of the hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal axis observed during the first month of life is thought to be a significant phase in the maturation of gonads and potentially be important for the development of reproductive functions. The preterm ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (POHS) was first detected at postconception 36-39 weeks in ...
Conway Gerard S GS G Conway, University College London Hospitals, Department of Endocrinology, London, NW1 2PQ, United - - 2014
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the most common ovarian disorder associated with androgen excess in women, which justifies the growing interest of endocrinologists. Great efforts have been made in the last two decades to define the syndrome. The presence of three different definitions for the diagnosis of PCOS reflects the ...
Setji Tracy L TL Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Duke University Medical Center. Electronic address: - - 2014
Polycystic ovary syndrome is now a well-recognized condition affecting 6-25% of reproductive aged women, depending on the definition. Over the past 3 decades, research has launched it from relative medical obscurity to a condition increasingly recognized as common in internal medicine practices. It affects multiple systems, and requires a comprehensive ...
Kundu Kuhali K Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Electronic address: - - 2014
To report a case of acute abdomen secondary to torsion of uterine remnant leiomyoma and ipsilateral adnexa in a woman with Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser (MRKH) syndrome and known history of bilateral uterine remnant leiomyomas. Case report. Tertiary care center. A 40-year-old nulligravid woman with MRKH syndrome and a known history of bilateral ...
Song Dongmei D Department of Hysteroscopic Center, Fuxing Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China; Department of Reproductive Medicine & Surgery, Jessop Wing, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, University of Sheffield, - - 2014
To compare the outcome of hysteroscopic adhesiolysis in women who had Asherman's syndrome following uterine artery embolization (UAE) with those who had Asherman's syndrome due to surgical trauma. Retrospective cohort study matched for age and intra-uterine adhesion score. Classification: II-2. Tertiary hysteroscopic centre in a teaching hospital. Patient(s): 19 women ...
Shabir Iram I PhD Scholar, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, - - 2014
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the most complex and common endocrine disorder of women in reproductive years. In addition to irregular menstrual cycles, chronic anovulation and hyperandrogenism, it has many metabolic manifestations such as obesity, hyperlipidemia, hyperinsulinemia, insulin resistance, dysglycemia, increased risk of cardiovascular disease or possibly endometrial cancer. Familial ...
Tsuboi Hirofumi H Department of Neurology, Tohoku University Hospital Sendai, 980-8574, Japan ; Department of Neurology, Tohoku Pharmaceutical University Hospital Sendai, 983-0005, - - 2014
Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) and Fisher syndrome (FS) are immune-mediated peripheral neuropathies, and most of these cases were known to be associated with a preceding infection. Recent reports evidenced an increase in the number of infectious disease cases after the earthquake. The aim of this report is to investigate the incidence ...
Goossens Ellen E Research group biology of testis, department of embryology and genetics, Vrije universiteit Brussel, Laarbeeklaan 103, 1090 Brussels, Belgium. Electronic address: - - 2014
Male fertility preservation receives growing attention in the field of reproductive medicine. The first clinical programs were established to preserve reproductive potential in men needing gonadotoxic treatment. Sperm cryopreservation is now a standard procedure. Since a few years, several centres offer testicular tissue cryopreservation to prepubertal boys. This method is ...
Plotton Ingrid I Service de médecine de la reproduction, hôpital Femme-Mère-Enfant, France; Laboratoire d'endocrinologie moléculaire et maladies rares, centre de biologie et de pathologie Est, hospices civils de Lyon, groupement hospitalier Est, 59, boulevard Pinel, 69677 Bron cedex, France; Université Claude-Bernard - Lyon 1, 8, avenue Rockfeller, 69008 Lyon, France; Inserm U 846, 18, rue du Doyen-Lepine, 69500 Bron, France. Electronic address: - - 2014
Until few years ago, Klinefelter syndrome with a homogenous 47,XXY karyotype was considered a model of absolute male sterility. We will discuss first the potential fertility following Testicular Sperm Injection, then the physiopathology of spermatogenic failure and the origin of focal spermatogenesis and risk of aneuploidy in offspring, and third ...
Bains Robert D RD Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, - - 2014
Thoracic outlet syndrome is rare in children but may have serious consequences. Compression of the neurovascular structures at the thoracic outlet by anomalous soft tissues or cervical ribs may cause neurological deficits in the upper limb and venous or arterial insufficiency. The symptoms and signs of this condition are well ...
Roland Alison V AV Department of Molecular and Integrative Physiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI - - 2014
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common endocrinopathy with elusive origins. A clinically heterogeneous disorder, PCOS is likely to have multiple etiologies comprised of both genetic and environmental factors. Reproductive neuroendocrine dysfunction involving increased frequency and amplitude of gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) release, as reflected by pulsatile luteinizing hormone (LH) secretion, ...
Chen Hua H Reproductive Medicine Center, The Second Affiliated Hospital of WenZhou Medical University , WenZhou , - - 2014
Abstract In ovarian stimulation, a 31-year-old woman with polycystic ovary syndrome was at the risk of developing ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome, follicle aspiration was performed, and eight immature oocytes were collected from follicle fluids. After 28 h in vitro culture, six of them reached MII and were vitrified. The patient failed to ...
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