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Lloyd C J - - 2003
We describe a 36-year-old patient with a stage III carcinoma (pT2N1M0) of the tongue that presented in the second trimester of pregnancy. It was treated by primary excision and reconstruction with a free flap. To our knowledge this is the first reported case of successful microvascular free tissue transfer for ...
Hardikar JV
The diagnosis of intestinal obstruction during pregnancy poses problems, as vomiting which is an important symptom of the obstruction can be attributed to hyperemesis of pregnancy and radiological investigation are avoided during this period. A case of intestinal obstruction due to volvulus resulting from congenital malrotation of the gut is ...
Wren Francis J - - 2003
The Malone antegrade continence enema (MACE) is a therapeutic option to treat chronic constipation and fecal incontinence in patients with neurogenic bowel. Previous reports have described the short-term success of this procedure, but no report has described the durability of the procedure during pregnancy. We present the case of a ...
Chowdhury A N - - 2003
BACKGROUND: Delusion of pregnancy in males, though uncommon, has been reported in the literature. Delusion of animal pregnancy in humans is unreported until now, and we are reporting here cases of puppy pregnancy in human beings from a part of rural West Bengal, India. MATERIAL: Studies of six male cases ...
Cappell Mitchell S - - 2003
More than 12,000 pregnant patients in the United States per annum have conditions that are normally evaluated by EGD. More than 6000 pregnant patients in the United States per annum have conditions that are normally evaluated by sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy. About one thousand more have symptomatic choledocholithiasis during pregnancy, which ...
Yim Roger - - 2003
Pregnancy imposes a load on the respiratory system that is usually easily assumed because of alterations in the thoracoabdominal architecture. It is presumed that the respiratory mechanical disadvantage of severe kyphoscoliosis and the muscle weakness of spinal muscular atrophy impede these adaptations sufficiently to preclude a successful gestation. We report ...
Bal Nebil - - 2003
Syringoma is a benign tumors of eccrine sweat gland. They appear as multiple, tiny, firm, skin-colored papules. Vulvar involvement of syringoma is rare. Only 24 cases with vulvar syringoma have been previously reported in the literature. The majority of patients with vulvar syringomas are asymptomatic. A case of syringoma of ...
Louie-Johnsun Mw - - 2003
BackgroundHepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is rare in pregnancy but can enlarge rapidly under these circumstances.Case outlineA 25-year-old woman was diagnosed with HCC of fibrolamellar type immediately post-partum. One year after liver resection the patient remains well.DiscussionThis is only the second report of fibrolamellar carcinoma occurring in pregnancy. Other types of hepatocellular ...
Bakour Shagaf H - - 2002
BACKGROUND: Carcinoma of the vulva has predominantly been a disease of the elderly. Although occasionally it occurs in women under the age of 40 years, carcinoma of the vulva has been rarely diagnosed in pregnancy. Bone marrow hypoplasia can occur as a transient, pregnancy-related event; however, the recurrence of this ...
Erdogan Bulent - - 2002
BACKGROUND: The incidence of symptomatic hemangioblastoma of the posterior fossa during pregnancy is extremely low. Previous reports have noted that pregnancy seems to aggravate the clinical course of intracranial tumors, but little is known about the possible reasons. Various theories have been proposed to explain the rapid neurologic deterioration of ...
Yang D M - - 2002
Brenner tumor in pregnancy is rare, with only two reported cases in association with intrauterine pregnancy. A 30-year-old woman, G1P0, was found to have an adnexal mass at 15 weeks of gestation. The mass was resected at Cesarean section and found to be a Brenner tumor with areas of stromal ...
Almanza-Márquez Roberto - - 2002
BACKGROUND: The association of pregnancy and cancer is a rare event, occurring in less than 1 case per 5,000 pregnancies, and is a cause of maternal mortality in about 5% of cases. CASE: A 33-year-old, Japanese woman presented at the end of pregnancy with clinical manifestations of pneumonia and developed ...
Muhammad Joseph K - - 2002
There have been few reports describing the occurrence of pemphigus vulgaris (PV) during pregnancy. The patient described in this case report is interesting because the PV that developed during her pregnancy was confined to her mouth. It has been suggested that prompt treatment with systemic steroids prevents development of PV ...
Kishimoto K - - 2002
Immature teratoma, which contains variable quantities of immature tissues that resemble those of the embryo, is one of the primitive germ cell tumors. It occurs most frequently in young women but it is rarely reported in association with pregnancy. We report a case of immature teratoma associated with pregnancy exhibiting ...
Sass U - - 2002
Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is the most common malignant skin tumour. In the last few years, the incidence of multiple BCC has also increased in young patients. We describe the clinical case of a young 29-year-old woman who developed 7 BCC on her abdomen during her first pregnancy and 4 ...
Tebes S - - 2001
BACKGROUND: An adnexal mass in pregnancy is a common occurrence. Malignancy is uncommon and only seven cases of liposarcoma have been reported in association with pregnancy. CASE: We present a case of a pregnant patient who was diagnosed with an adnexal mass detected by ultrasound at 13 weeks gestation. The ...
Ichikawa Y - - 2001
Endometrial carcinoma coexisting with pregnancy is rarely observed. We report here the case of a 35-year-old woman with an endometrial carcinoma that was diagnosed 6 months after childbirth. Preoperative magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) revealed a cystic mass attached to the uterus, with a papillary projection on the wall of the ...
Steensma D P - - 2001
Although the myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) is most common in the elderly, younger patients, including women of child-bearing age, may be affected. The association of MDS with pregnancy appears to be very rare: fewer than 25 cases have been reported. We report the outcomes of seven pregnancies in four women seen ...
Rubin A I - - 2001
We report the first case of acquired dermal melanocytosis (ADM) appearing during pregnancy. A 23-year-old Hispanic woman presented to the Dermatology Clinic of Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center during the second trimester of pregnancy with a nonpalpable blue-gray patch with interspersed discrete brown macules on the right lower extremity. It had appeared ...
Carbillon L - - 2001
We report a case of sirenomelia diagnosed at 13 gestational weeks. This rare malformation sequence is characterized by fusion and rotation of the lower limbs to various degrees and anorectal atresia, usually associated with absence of bladder and agenesis or dysgenesis of the kidneys. Diagnosis is commonly made later in ...
Brazzini B - - 2001
Pityriasis lichenoides et varioliformis acuta (PLEVA) is a disorder of unknown aetiology that occurs at any age and can be localized on the skin and on the mucosas. We report the case of a 24-year-old woman who presented PLEVA at her 20th week of gestation. This is, to our knowledge, ...
Gitau R - - 2001
There is evidence from human studies that anxiety or stress during pregnancy can affect birth outcome, causing babies to be born earlier and possibly smaller for gestational age. There is also some suggestive evidence for longer-term behavioural problems. Animal studies indicate that antenatal stress does have a long-term effect on ...
Fassnacht M - - 2001
We report a 24-year-old woman with active acromegaly despite pituitary surgery and irradiation who received continuous octreotide LAR treatment for the control of GH excess throughout her pregnancy. The patient delivered a healthy girl following an uneventful pregnancy. Despite a substantial materno-fetal transfer of octreotide, postnatal development was normal with ...
Tényi T - - 2001
The coexistent appearance of delusions of pregnancy and infestation is reported in a male patient with posttraumatic epilepsy. While published organic cases of delusions of pregnancy have involved patients with severe or mild mental retardation, our reported patient had a higher than average IQ. The interpretative role of these delusions ...
Spinelli M G - - 2001
OBJECTIVE: Neonaticide, or infant murder on the day of birth, is often preceded by denial of pregnancy. The preponderance of case reports of neonaticide describes a pattern of pregnancy denial, dissociation, and ego disorganization. The author systematically investigated the clinical characteristics of 16 women charged with homicide in the United ...
Rybakowski J K - - 2001
We report on the case of female patient with chronic dysthymia, who took moclobemide at 300 mg/day throughout her first pregnancy. The course of pregnancy was healthy, and natural delivery was uneventful. The psychomotoric and somatic development of the child within first 14 months of life has been normal.
Mantel A - - 2001
The authors report three cases of pregnancy in women treated for bladder exstrophy. Based on a review of the literature, and the follow-up of these cases, the aim of this study was to determine the prognosis of pregnancy, which is currently possible due to the progress in antibiotherapy and surgery. ...
Kömürcü S - - 2001
BACKGROUND: The reported incidence of cancer during pregnancy is between 0.07% and 0.1%. The incidence of colorectal carcinoma in pregnancy was 1 per 13,000 liveborn deliveries during 1981-1989. CASE: A 33-year-old woman, gravida 2, para 1, was admitted at 30 weeks' gestational age with a history of rectal bleeding and ...
Axt-Fliedner R - - 2001
Osteoporosis of the hip is a rare complication of pregnancy, the diagnosis of which can only be determined by radiologic means. Differentiation between osteonecrosis and osteoporosis remains problematic in some cases. Magnetic resonance imaging was reported as useful for the diagnosis of osteoporosis. Treatment of osteoporosis of the hip in ...
Choi J R - - 2000
Luteoma of pregnancy is a rare nonneoplastic tumor-like mass of the ovary that emerges during pregnancy and regresses spontaneously after delivery. It is usually asymptomatic and is found incidentally during a cesarean section or postpartum tubal ligation. However, luteomas can be hormonally active, with production of androgens resulting in maternal ...
Stiller R J - - 2000
BACKGROUND: Limited information is available on the recurrence risk of anaphylactoid syndrome of pregnancy. CASE: A successful pregnancy followed suspected anaphylactoid syndrome of pregnancy. CONCLUSION: A review of the literature revealed five cases of successful subsequent pregnancies following anaphylactoid syndrome of pregnancy. No instances of recurrent anaphylactoid syndrome of pregnancy ...
James R C - - 2000
We report the first case of dysphagia due to engorgement of a congenital vascular ring as a result of the haemodynamic changes of pregnancy. The clinician should be aware of this in the differential diagnosis. Spontaneous recovery may occur six months post partum as the haemodynamic changes resolve, but if ...
Mitsushita J - - 2000
BACKGROUND: Successful pregnancies after conservative progestin treatment to young women with endometrial carcinoma have recently been reported. However, it is not known for certain whether the lesion is completely eradicated in such patients. We present a case of residual endometrial carcinoma after term pregnancy which had been treated conservatively before ...
Jones J E - - 2000
BACKGROUND: Pyogenic granuloma is a benign lesion of unknown etiology that occurs in the skin and mucous membranes. It has been reported as a common lesion of the oral cavity and, less commonly, the nasal cavity. Although its etiology is unclear, pyogenic granuloma has long been associated with pregnancy, oral ...
Hardikar J V - - 2000
The diagnosis of intestinal obstruction during pregnancy poses problems, as vomiting which is an important symptom of the obstruction can be attributed to hyperemesis of pregnancy and radiological investigation are avoided during this period. A case of intestinal obstruction due to volvulus resulting from congenital malrotation of the gut is ...
Balloni L - - 2000
Most colon cancer cases occur in patients over 50 years of age, although about 3% of colorectal cancer patients are younger than 40. During pregnancy the incidence of this neoplasm is estimated to be 0.002%. To date only 32 cases of colonic cancer arising above the peritoneal reflection during pregnancy ...
Hoffman R S - - 2000
BACKGROUND: Thallium salts were once used to treat a variety of disorders such as tuberculosis, sexually transmitted diseases, and ringworm of the scalp. Although the clinical manifestations and treatment of patients with thallium poisoning are well characterized, little information is available on the outcome of pregnancy in thallium-poisoned women. A ...
Kanoh H - - 1999
A relationship between dermatomyositis (DM) and pregnancy has rarely been documented, and most cases have been reported from the viewpoint of the management of high-risk pregnancy. We report a patient with DM which developed after the delivery of a healthy infant. This case, with support from a literature review, suggests ...
Chan Y M - - 1999
BACKGROUND: Mild gastrointestinal symptoms are common during pregnancy but can also be the only symptoms in stomach cancer until the late stage. Clinicians' reluctance to pursue diagnostic studies appears to be a major contributing factor to delayed diagnosis and poor outcome. We report a case of maternal death to alert ...
Crystal S R - - 1999
Evidence for an association between early pregnancy sickness and offspring salt (NaCl) preference has been obtained from studying offspring as young adults and as infants. To determine whether the association between early pregnancy sickness and salt preference of offspring is secondary to familiar similarity in salt preference, the present study ...
Vaccarello L - - 1999
Endometrial carcinoma associated with pregnancy is uncommon. In case 1, a 40-year-old gravida 2, para 2, was diagnosed with focal well-differentiated papillary adenocarcinoma 4 months postpartum. In case 2, a 35-year-old gravida 1, para 0, was diagnosed with a well-differentiated papillary adenocarcinoma of the endometrium after a D&C for an ...
McCarthy E - - 1999
A liveborn and subsequently thriving child was delivered abdominally from a pregnancy in a rudimentary noncommunicating uterine horn. This is the 13th English language report of neonatal survival from such an unusual and life-threatening situation. The case presents some 'clues' in the history and a review of the literature suggests ...
Puig-La Calle J J - - 1999
The detection of primary or recurrent colorectal cancer during pregnancy is a rare event. Early diagnosis is difficult, because symptoms are often attributed to pregnancy. Here we describe a case of recurrent adenocarcinoma of the colon in a 23-year-old pregnant patient. The relationship between various hormonal and immunological changes of ...
Gull I - - 1999
Epignathus is a rare, benign, congenital teratoma of the hard palate. Most of these teratomas are unidirectional and protrude through the mouth. Hence, the prognosis depends on the size of the tumor and the degree of face distortion and airway obstruction that it causes. However, some epignathi protrude bidirectionally, involving ...
Berry D L - - 1999
PURPOSE: No standardized therapeutic interventions have been reported for patients diagnosed with breast cancer during pregnancy. Of the potential interventions, none have been prospectively evaluated for treatment efficacy in the mother or safety for the fetus. We present our experience with the use of combination chemotherapy for breast cancer during ...
Fagih B - - 1999
A young woman is reported with intractable sustained ventricular tachycardia thought to originate in the right ventricle, which was treated successfully with encainide after failure to respond to beta-blockers and several class IA antiarrhythmic agents. She became pregnant twice while on encainide and gave birth to two healthy children. This ...
Radhakrishnan R - - 1999
Delusions of pregnancy in men have been reported rather infrequently. This case report is of a male schizophrenic patient who developed a delusion of pregnancy on two successive occasions each time when his wife became pregnant. The authors view briefly various aetiological hypotheses of delusions of pregnancy and whether the ...
Gisi P - - 1999
BACKGROUND: Hepatocellular carcinoma presenting in pregnancy is very rare, and experience treating this condition is limited. Past reports have emphasized the need for pregnancy termination as part of treatment. CASE: A young, otherwise healthy woman was diagnosed with hepatocellular carcinoma in the second trimester. Her only risk factor was a ...
Essien E M - - 1998
A case of successful pregnancy in a 47-year-old Omani grand-multipara who had Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS) is described for the first time in Oman. A review of the literature suggests that in Japan the problem may be more common than elsewhere. The unusual features in the case reported here include, improvement ...
Ghossain M A - - 1998
A case of hyperreactio luteinalis in an otherwise normal pregnancy is reported. Ascites was present, but no peritoneal implants or adenopathy were seen. Findings that would have suggested the correct diagnosis are the symmetrical and bilateral pattern of the mass, as well as the rather uniform size of the loculi, ...
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