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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28208986/atypical-pityriasis-rosea-with-unilateral-presentation
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Hoda Badakhsh, Fahameh Fadaei, Mahin Badakhsh, Abbas Balouchi
Pityriasis Rosea (PR) is a common skin disease and characterized by generalized scaly eruptions typically on the trunk and proximal extremities. Atypical presentations of PR are common and can be a diagnostic challenge for clinicians. Here we present a case of a 26-year-old female who presented with a sudden onset of several asymptomatic, erythematous and scaly plaques on her trunk. Plaques sized 0.5-1cm in diameter that were distributed unilaterally (right side) on her chest, back and axilla. Atypical cases of PR are fairly common and less readily recognized...
December 2016: Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research: JCDR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28207955/can-an-injured-nerve-be-used-as-a-donor-nerve-for-distal-nerve-transfer-an-experimental-study-in-rats
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Chieh-Han John Tzou, Chuieng-Yi Johnny Lu, Tommy Naj-Jen Chang, David Chwei-Chin Chuang
BACKGROUND: Distal nerve transfer has proven efficacy. The purpose of this study was to investigate if an injured nerve can be used as a donor nerve for transfer, and to determine the threshold of injury. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Rat's left ulnar-nerves in the axilla with different degrees of injury were selected as the donor nerves for transfer, and the musculocutaneous-nerves the target nerves for being re-innervated. Six rats each served as positive and negative controls: Group A, intact ulnar-nerve transfer; and Group E, the ulnar-nerve was cut but no transfer...
February 16, 2017: Microsurgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28203727/surgery-of-the-axilla-with-combined-brachial-plexus-and-intercostobrachial-nerve-block-in-the-subpectoral-intercostal-plane
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R Seidel, A T Gray, A Wree, M Schulze
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
March 1, 2017: British Journal of Anaesthesia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28203322/congenital-ichthyosis-a-case-treated-successfully-with-acitretin
#4
Selvi Gulasi
INTRODUCTION: Lamellar ichthyosis (collodion baby) is a cornification disorder classified under the category of autosomal recessive congenital ichthyosis and characterized by hyperkeratosis. Early-stage retinoid treatment has been shown to improve survival in these patients. In this article, a lamellar ichthyosis case is presented of an infant who had the symptoms at birth and was treated successfully with acitretin. CASE PRESENTATION: A term newborn infant presented after delivery...
October 2016: Iranian Journal of Pediatrics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28190925/spontaneous-infarcted-adenoma-of-the-mammary-gland-in-a-wistar-hannover-galas-rat
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Kohei Matsushita, Takeshi Toyoda, Kaoru Inoue, Tomomi Morikawa, Mizuki Sone, Kumiko Ogawa
Spontaneous massive infarction of mammary gland tumors has been reported to occur infrequently in humans. A subcutaneous mass (18 × 17 × 10 mm) was observed in the right axilla extending to the chest region of a 110-week-old female Wistar Hannover GALAS rat. Histopathologically, a well-circumscribed mass with lobular structures was present in the subcutis. Most of the mass was occupied by extensive coagulative necrosis of neoplastic cells with relatively uniform acinar and ductal structures. Although each necrotic acinar structure was separated by reticular fibers, periacinar stromal collagen fibers were not abundant...
January 2017: Journal of Toxicologic Pathology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28190468/curcuma-aeruginosa-roxb-essential-oil-slows-hair-growth-and-lightens-skin-in-axillae-a-randomised-double-blinded-trial
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Jukkarin Srivilai, Preeyawass Phimnuan, Jiraporn Jaisabai, Nantakarn Luangtoomma, Neti Waranuch, Nantaka Khorana, Wudtichai Wisuitiprot, C Norman Scholfield, Katechan Champachaisri, Kornkanok Ingkaninan
BACKGROUND: Androgenic hair-growth contributes to secondary gender characteristics but can be troublesome in women. Inhibiting axillary hair-growth via 5-α-reductases using the Thai medicinal plant, Curcuma aeruginosa Roxb. is an attractive treatment strategy. HYPOTHESIS/PURPOSE: C. aeruginosa essential oil (CA-oil) formulated as a lotion is an efficacious and safe inhibitor of axillary hair growth. STUDY DESIGN: This trial was a single center, randomized, double-blind, placebo controlled 10 weeks, intervention in 60 women (18-23 years) and 2 weeks washout with axillary hair length was the primary end-point...
February 15, 2017: Phytomedicine: International Journal of Phytotherapy and Phytopharmacology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28187674/a-new-species-of-poison-dart-frog-anura-dendrobatidae-from-manu-province-amazon-region-of-southeastern-peru-with-notes-on-its-natural-history-bioacoustics-phylogenetics-and-recommended-conservation-status
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Shirley J Serrano-Rojas, Andrew Whitworth, Jaime Villacampa, Rudolf VON May, Roberto C Gutiérrez, José M Padial, Juan C Chaparro
We describe and name a new species of poison-dart frog from the Amazonian slopes of the Andes in Manu Province, Madre de Dios Department, Peru; specifically within the Amarakaeri Communal Reserve and the buffer zone of Manu National Park. Ameerega shihuemoy sp. nov. is supported by a unique combination of characters: black dorsum with cream to light orange dorsolateral lines, blue belly reticulated with black, and the lack of axillary, thigh and calf flash marks. Within Ameerega, it shares the general appearance of A...
January 16, 2017: Zootaxa
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28182109/acute-truncal-lymphedema-secondary-to-axillary-metastatic-melanoma-presenting-like-cellulitis
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Shelley J E Hwang, Benjamin Y Kong, Shaun Chou, Deepal Wakade, Matteo S Carlino, Pablo Fernandez-Penas
There are reported cases of diphencyprone used in treating cutaneous metastases of melanoma. Here, we report a patient with previous primary melanoma on his left back treated with surgical excision and lymphadenectomy, followed by radiotherapy for the recurrent tumor on the primary site. Despite radiotherapy and treatment with dabrafenib and trametinib, in-transit metastases have developed and topical diphencyprone was applied to these metastases. Six weeks later, the patient developed fever and a spreading erythematous tender indurated plaque covering the left side of the body including axillae, back, and flank, clinically suggestive of cellulitis...
2017: Case Reports in Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28168804/review-of-axillary-lesions-emphasising-some-distinctive-imaging-and-pathology-findings
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Amber Gupta, Cecily Metcalf, Donna Taylor
The axilla is often included on mammography, ultrasound (US), CT and MRI. Axillary masses can arise from any of the tissue components present in this region including breast parenchyma. Aetiologies include: lymphadenopathy due to inflammation, malignancy and degenerative causes; soft tissue tumours such as haemangioma, lymphangioma, peripheral nerve sheath tumours and lipomas; post-surgical complications such as seroma, lymphocoele and haematoma; lesions arising in accessory breast tissue such as fibroadenoma and carcinoma...
February 7, 2017: Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28162949/sentinel-node-procedure-obsolete-in-lumpectomy-for-ductal-carcinoma-in-situ
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Cathelijne Heymans, James van Bastelaar, Ruben G J Visschers, Yvonne L J Vissers
BACKGROUND: Patients with a preoperative needle-biopsy diagnosis of ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) may have an indication for a sentinel lymph node biopsy if invasive carcinoma is found. We investigated how often a positive sentinel node and invasive carcinoma occurred in patients with a preoperative diagnosis of DCIS and whether this influenced the adjuvant regime. MATERIALS AND METHODS: From 2005 to 2014, the records of 240 patients with needle-biopsy diagnosis of DCIS were retrospectively reviewed for postoperative pathology outcomes of the sentinel node and breast, and decisions on adjuvant treatment...
October 19, 2016: Clinical Breast Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28161131/use-of-low-thrombin-fibrin-sealant-glue-after-axillary-lymphadenectomy-for-breast-cancer-to-reduce-hospital-length-and-seroma
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Angelica Conversano, Chafika Mazouni, Anne Thomin, Amélie Gaudin, Marie Fournier, Françoise Rimareix, Julia Bonastre
BACKGROUND: Axillary lymphadenectomy for primary breast cancer produces a non-negligible rate of postoperative lymphorrhea, prolonged hospital stays, and multiple seroma punctures. We evaluated the impact of low-thrombin fibrin sealant glue on surgical wounds in patients undergoing axillary lymph node dissection for breast cancer. METHODS: We conducted an observational study of 149 patients who underwent axillary lymphadenectomy for primary breast cancer between January 2014 and December 2015...
January 10, 2017: Clinical Breast Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28156595/scrambler-therapy-for-the-treatment-of-chronic-post-mastectomy-pain-cpmp-in-breast-cancer-survivors
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Charles L Loprinzi, Andrea L Cheville
: 253 Background: cPMP is chronic pain in the front thorax, axilla, and/or upper half of the arm beginning after mastectomy or lumpectomy persisting > 3 months after treatment and presents with pain, allodynia and disability. cPMP occurs in half of all patients with breast cancer and is severe in 13% (Gartner R JAMA 2009). Epidural bupivacaine, memantine, gabapentin or venlafaxine may help prevent cPMP, but there are no established proven treatments. (Shen J, Up to Date 2016) Scrambler therapy (ST) is an FDA-cleared treatment for neuropathic pain supported by multiple trials in over 800 patients with cancer pain, chemotherapy induced neuropathic pain, back pain, and post herpetic neuropathy (PHN)...
October 9, 2016: Journal of Clinical Oncology: Official Journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28153429/patients-with-benign-hand-tumors-are-indicated-for-surgery-according-to-patient-rated-outcome-measures
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Michiro Yamamoto, Tadahiro Natsume, Shigeru Kurimoto, Katsuyuki Iwatsuki, Takanobu Nishizuka, Michael T Nolte, Hitoshi Hirata
INTRODUCTION: This study assessed the treatment outcomes of upper extremity benign tumors using the patient-rated outcome measures of Hand20 questionnaire. METHODS: In total, 304 patients who underwent surgery for benign bone and soft tissue tumors of the upper limb were included. Tumors were classified into three size groups: <1 cm, 1-3 cm, and >3 cm. Tumors were divided with respect to location: digit, hand, wrist, forearm, elbow, upper arm, or axilla...
January 9, 2017: Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery: JPRAS
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28141951/posterior-axilla-sling-traction-and-rotation-a-case-report-of-an-alternative-for-intractable-shoulder-dystocia
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Edoardo Taddei, Carolin Marti, Romina Capoccia-Brugger, Yves Brunisholz
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
January 31, 2017: Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology: the Journal of the Institute of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28140614/preoperative-mri-evaluation-of-axillary-lymph-nodes-in-invasive-ductal-carcinoma-comparison-of-luminal-a-versus-luminal-b-subtypes-in-a-paradigm-using-ki-67-and-receptor-status
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Michael J Plaza, Priyanka Handa, Lisa E Esserman
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study is to assess whether luminal A versus luminal B molecular subtypes of breast cancer affect the diagnostic utility of preoperative MRI evaluation of the axilla. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This study identified 125 patients who underwent preoperative breast MRI evaluation of tumors classifiable as luminal A or luminal B molecular subtypes between January 2012 and August 2014. The subtypes were classified on the basis of immunohistochemical staining surrogates combining receptor status and the Ki-67 proliferation index...
January 31, 2017: AJR. American Journal of Roentgenology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28139362/eight-year-follow-up-result-of-the-otoasor-trial-the-optimal-treatment-of-the-axilla-surgery-or-radiotherapy-after-positive-sentinel-lymph-node-biopsy-in-early-stage-breast-cancer-a-randomized-single-centre-phase-iii-non-inferiority-trial
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Á Sávolt, G Péley, C Polgár, N Udvarhelyi, G Rubovszky, E Kovács, B Győrffy, M Kásler, Z Mátrai
INTRODUCTION: The National Institute of Oncology, Budapest conducted a single centre randomized clinical study. The OTOASOR (Optimal Treatment Of the Axilla - Surgery Or Radiotherapy) trial compares completion of axillary lymph node dissection (cALND) to regional nodal irradiation (RNI) in patients with sentinel lymph node metastasis (pN1sn) in stage I-II breast cancer. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Patients with primary invasive breast cancer (cN0 and cT ≤ 3 cm) were randomized before surgery for cALND (standard treatment) or RNI (investigational treatment)...
January 16, 2017: European Journal of Surgical Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28137289/immediate-liposuction-could-shorten-the-time-for-endoscopic-axillary-lymphadenectomy-in-breast-cancer-patients
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Fujun Shi, Zonghai Huang, Jinlong Yu, Pusheng Zhang, Jianwen Deng, Linhan Zou, Cheng Zhang, Yunfeng Luo
BACKGROUND: Endoscopic axillary lymphadenectomy (EALND) was introduced to clinical work to reduce side effects of conventional axillary lymphadenectomy, while the lipolysis and liposuction of EALND made the process consume more time. The aim of the study was to determine whether immediate liposuction after tumescent solution injection to the axilla could shorten the total time of EALND. METHODS: Fifty-nine patients were enrolled in the study, 30 of them received EALND with traditional liposuction method (TLM), and the rest 29 patients received EALND with immediate liposuction method (ILM)...
January 31, 2017: World Journal of Surgical Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28133338/-a-case-of-axillary-lymph-node-metastases-from-distal-bile-duct-cancer
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Makoto Muto, Takashi Kimura, Naoya Sato, Junichiro Watanabe, Kotaro Endo, Shigeru Marubashi, Akira Kenjo, Mitsukazu Gotoh
A 67-year-old man suffered from obstructive jaundice due to distal bile duct cancer. He underwent surgery after percutaneous biliary drainage and did not received adjuvant chemotherapy afterwards. Two years after surgery, some subcutaneous nodules were detected in the left axilla and the lateral chest on enhanced CT imaging. The nodules were diagnosed as metachronous distant metastases from bile duct cancer based on pathological findings. He was treated postoperatively with S-1 and new lesions have not been detected during the 3 months after the surgery...
November 2016: Gan to Kagaku Ryoho. Cancer & Chemotherapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28133333/-a-case-report-of-difficult-esophagojejunal-anastomosis-for-multiple-primary-cancer-of-malignant-lymphoma-and-gastric-cancer
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Masanori Yamada, Koji Nakai, Kentaro Inoue, Takeshi Hijikawa, Hiroaki Kitade, Kazuyoshi Ishii, Kazuhiko Yoshioka, Masanori Kon
A 54-year-old man presented with cervical lymph node swelling and exhibited high levels of sIL-2R. Enhanced cervical, chest, and abdominal CT scanning demonstrated swelling of the cervical, hilar, axilla, and abdominal lymph nodes. The patient was diagnosed with malignant, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, B-cell, follicular lymphoma using biopsy of the cervical lymph nodes. Gastrointestinal endoscopy revealed II c like advanced tumor in the upper gastric body and post-wall area. He was diagnosed with primary multiple cancer comprising malignant lymphoma and gastric cancer...
November 2016: Gan to Kagaku Ryoho. Cancer & Chemotherapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28133215/-long-term-survival-of-a-patient-with-stage-iv-breast-cancer-and-an-intrathoracic-space-occupying-metastatic-lesion
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Toshimori Koh, Tomohito Sakai, Shunji Kato, Shoji Hirajima, Minoru Nishio, Koji Soga, Atsushi Oguro, Noboru Nakagawa
A 50-year old woman noticed left axillary lymph node swelling and presented at our hospital. CNB showed adenocarcinoma( pap-tub, ER+, PgR+, HER2 3+). CT revealed a right lung metastatic nodule and swollen lymph nodes above the left collarbone and left axilla. However, no breast tumor was found at that time. We diagnosed occult breast cancer, TxN3bM1 (lung), Stage IV . FEC(100), paclitaxel, letrozole, anastrozole, exemestane plus trastuzumab, tegafur/uracil plus trastuzumab, and lapatinib plus capecitabine were sequentially administered...
November 2016: Gan to Kagaku Ryoho. Cancer & Chemotherapy
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