BMC Pediatrics; Kim JH, Kang J et. al.
Sep 5th, 2021 - A significant number of patients with KS have cleft palate (CP) or submucous cleft palate (SMCP) and show delayed speech development. However, few reports have discussed the characteristics of CP in KS and the outcomes of postoperative speech development. The purpose of this study was to investigate the characteristics and surgical outcomes of CP in patients with KS, and to discuss the importan...
Medicine Zhang X, He XD et. al.
Sep 4th, 2021 - To analyze the characteristics, related risk factors, and prognosis of lymph node metastasis (Number [No.] 5 and No.6) in the group of adenocarcinoma of esophagogastric junction (AEG). The patients with Siewert II AEG who underwent total gastrectomy and D2 lymph node dissection from September 2015 to December 2018 in Lanzhou University Second Hospital were enrolled in this study. The pathologic...
Medicine Peng T, Zhang Z et. al.
Sep 4th, 2021 - Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis associated with protein S deficiency is rare in adolescent patients and has high disability and fatality.Patient concerns: A 15-year-old male student presented in the hospital with sudden headache, nausea, and vomiting and was diagnosed with protein S deficiency by gene testing. Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis due to protein S deficiency was diagnosed in this a...
Medicine Liang L, Zhuang D et. al.
Sep 4th, 2021 - To reveal the role of the postoperative choledochoscopy in treating the residual calculi in the caudate lobe (CL) of the liver.We recruited 66 patients with T-tube/percutaneous transhepatic cholangioscopy tract who still had residual gallstones in the CL at least 6 weeks after the operation. Imaging examinations determined the gallstones' locations in the patients, and all of them underwent the...
Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England; Bowen G, Hannan E et. al.
Sep 1st, 2021 - Aberrant insertion of the right posterior sectoral duct is a particularly hazardous variation of biliary anatomy which makes it prone to injury during laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Such injuries are challenging to manage, as multiple therapeutic options are available with no clear consensus in the literature for an optimal approach. Options include conservative management, intraoperative ligati...
BMJ Case Reports; Jelani MA, Nosib S
Aug 22nd, 2021 - We present a case of a 56-year-old patient with obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) presenting with acute decompensated heart failure and signs of cardiogenic shock. Echocardiography and CT imaging led to the diagnosis of acute type A aortic dissection (AD) complicated by aortopulmonary fistula (APF). The patient underwent successful surgical repair with complicated postoperative course including pu...
BMJ Case Reports; Verro B, Saraniti C
Aug 22nd, 2021 - A 52-year-old man with glottic-supraglottic tumour underwent open partial horizontal laryngectomy (OPHL) IIb. On the 12th day postoperative, laryngoscopy showed necrotic tissue at the level of pexy and an increased distance between tongue base and neoglottis; the neck CT showed cricoid arch rupture and rupture of the pexy. By re-examining the preoperative CT images, the ossification of stylohyo...
Medicine Salim AA, Ali SH et. al.
Aug 21st, 2021 - This study aimed to investigate evidence of gray matter brain lesions in multiple sclerosis (MS) patients by evaluating the resting state alpha rhythm of brain electrical activity.The study included 50 patients diagnosed with MS recruited from the MS clinic with 50 age and gender-matched control participants. The study investigated parameters of posterior dominant rhythm (PDR) in the electroenc...
Medicine Oh HH, Joo YE
Aug 21st, 2021 - Rectal inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor (IMT) is an extremely rare mesenchymal tumor characterized by a mixture of spindle-shaped myofibroblasts or fibroblasts and inflammatory infiltration of lymphocytes and plasma cells. To date, only 8 cases of rectal IMT have been reported. Herein, we report an additional case of rectal IMT in a 28-year-old woman. A 28-year-old woman presented with abdomi...
Medicine Goo B, Kim HN et. al.
Aug 21st, 2021 - There are various treatments for facial nerve palsy, and research into this topic is ongoing. In the present study, we carried out bibliometric and visualized analyses to identify the trends of research into facial nerve palsy treatment. To identify articles, the SCOPUS database was searched for articles published from its inception to December 27, 2020. The search was conducted twice, with Sea...
BMJ Case Reports; Kiely NP, Sinha R et. al.
Aug 21st, 2021 - Solitary fibrous tumours (SFTs) are a rare mesenchymal neoplasm with an incidence of 2.8 per 100 000 of which only 1% occur in the female genital tract. Doege-Potter syndrome is a paraneoplastic phenomenon associated with approximately 5%-10% of SFTs and is characterised by non-islet cell hypoglycaemia due to tumour production of low molecular weight insulin-like growth factor-II. We present th...
The Journal of Family Practice; Heath CR, Usatine RP
Aug 20th, 2021 - A) Pink scaling plaques and erythematous erosions in the antecubital fossae of a 6-year-old White boy. B) Violaceous, hyperpigmented, nummular plaques on the back and extensor surface of the right arm of a 16-month-old Black girl. C) Atopic dermatitis and follicular prominence/accentuation on the neck of a young Black girl.
Medicine Li S, Wu L et. al.
Aug 17th, 2021 - Successful removal of an airway foreign body (FB) in some intractable cases can be very challenging, because of tracheal anomalies, unstable respiratory status of the patients, and the location of FB. The use of cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) support for the treatment of a FB is extremely rare. We present a case of a 39-month-old previously healthy girl who was admitted to our hospital for suspec...
Medicine Hong B, Xia T et. al.
Aug 17th, 2021 - Rhabdomyosarcoma is the most common soft tissue sarcoma in children, and embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma is the most typical type of rhabdomyosarcoma. The heterogeneity, etiology, and origin of embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma remain unknown.After obtaining the gene expression data of every cell in the tumor tissue by single-cell RNA sequencing, we used the Seurat package in R studio for quality control, ...
Medicine Wang J, Cui Y et. al.
Aug 17th, 2021 - The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak began in late 2019 and spread rapidly throughout China and then the rest of the world. COVID-19 is a serious respiratory disease and many patients' exhibit varying levels of persistent parenchymal lung damage. However, there is currently a lack of effective rehabilitation treatments for COVID-19 patients with lung damage. Several clinical trials ...
BMJ Case Reports; Kumar S, Mishra M
Aug 15th, 2021 - Triple thoracic anomalies: right-sided aortic arch, aberrant left subclavian artery and Kommerell's diverticulum.|2021|Kumar S,Mishra M,|diagnostic imaging,complications,diagnostic imaging,complications,diagnostic imaging,abnormalities,diagnostic imaging,
BMJ Case Reports; Gupta M, Kumar Y et. al.
Aug 13th, 2021 - Eagle's syndrome was first described by Watt Eagle in 1937, as a syndrome of vague orofacial and cervical pain. He reported two variants, classic styloid and stylocarotid artery syndrome. Eagle's syndrome is a non-perceived and underdiagnosed clinical condition of the head and neck. This anomalous entity presents with neck pain, globus sensation, difficulty in turning the head, dysphagia, odyno...
A&A Practice; Neumann KE, Pappas H et. al.
Aug 5th, 2021 - Neurologic conditions without prenatal optimization can pose anesthetic and obstetrical challenges. We present a case of Currarino syndrome; an autosomal dominant triad of agenesis of the sacrum, anterior sacral meningocele (ASM) with sacral teratomas, and anorectal stenosis; diagnosed during pregnancy; and the subsequent anesthetic considerations. The location, size, and risk of rupture of the...
The Bone & Joint Journal; Sun J, Chhabra A et. al.
Aug 3rd, 2021 - Some patients presenting with hip pain and instability and underlying acetabular dysplasia (AD) do not experience resolution of symptoms after surgical management. Hip-spine syndrome is a possible underlying cause. We hypothesized that there is a higher frequency of radiological spine anomalies in patients with AD. We also assessed the relationship between radiological severity of AD and freque...