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Miki Kaneko, Akira Mitoro, Motoyuki Yoshida, Masayoshi Sawai, Yasushi Okura, Masanori Furukawa, Tadashi Namisaki, Kei Moriya, Takemi Akahane, Hideto Kawaratani, Mitsuteru Kitade, Kousuke Kaji, Hiroaki Takaya, Yasuhiko Sawada, Kenichiro Seki, Shinya Sato, Tomomi Fujii, Junichi Yamao, Chiho Obayashi, Hitoshi Yoshiji
BACKGROUND: We present the first description of en bloc endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) for total circumferential Barrett's adenocarcinoma, predominantly of the long-segment Barrett's esophagus (LSBE), with a 2-year follow-up and management strategies for esophageal stricture prevention. CASE PRESENTATION: A 59-year-old man was diagnosed with LSBE and Barrett's adenocarcinoma by esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD). A 55-mm-long circumferential tumor was completely resected by ESD...
January 19, 2018: BMC Gastroenterology
Heloisa Nascimento, Jacqueline M Sousa, Délia González Fernández, Gustavo H A Salomão, Elcio H Sato, Cristina Muccioli, Rubens Belfort
In a prospective case series of patients with Blau-Jabs syndrome (BJS) conducted in the Ophthalmology Department/Federal University of Sao Paulo, seven patients with clinical and ophthalmologic manifestations of the disease and a positive genetic test result for the presence of a mutation in the CARD15/NOD2 gene were followed for a minimal period of 1 year. All patients had uveitis, five had nummular corneal subepithelial opacities, and four had multifocal choroiditis. Oral prednisolone was administered to all patients; inflammation was controlled in six patients with at least one immunosuppressive drug...
January 1, 2018: Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers & Imaging Retina
Sergi Coll, Xavier Matabosch, Lorena Garrostas, Clara Perez-Maña, Rosa Ventura
The steroid profile (SP) is a powerful tool to detect the misuse of endogenous anabolic androgenic steroids in sports, and it is included in the athlete biological passport (ABP). Glucocorticoids (GCs), which are widely prescribed in sports and are only prohibited in competition by systemic routes, inhibit the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis. Since the metabolites monitored in the SP have a partial adrenal origin, their excretion in urine might be altered by GCs consumption. The aim of the present work was to investigate if GCs administered by either systemic or local routes could influence the SP parameters...
December 26, 2017: Drug Testing and Analysis
A Denwattana, S Prakhunhungsit, S Thoongsuwan, N Rodanant, N Phasukkijwatana
PurposeTo investigate the effect of preoperative steroid on anatomical and functional outcomes of vitrectomy in patients with rhegmatogenous retinal detachment with associated choroidal detachment (RRD-CD), a rare but particular type of RRD.Patients and methodsThis retrospective cohort study included RRD-CD patients at Siriraj Hospital during January 2005 to December 2014. Patients with preexisting uveitis or RRD with giant retinal tears were excluded. Preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative data were reviewed and analyzed...
March 2018: Eye
Mami Ishihara, Etsuko Shibuya, Shin Tanaka, Nobuhisa Mizuki
PURPOSE: Sarcoidosis is a major cause of granulomatous uveitis but rarely manifests as multiple choroidal granulomas. This report describes the use of enhanced depth imaging optical coherence tomography (EDI-OCT) to visualize changes occurring in multiple choroidal granulomas during treatment. METHODS: The patient was a 36-year-old Japanese man with histopathologically confirmed sarcoidosis, who was examined using EDI-OCT and showed multiple yellowish-white subretinal lesions in the peripapillary region and the arcade of the right eye...
October 5, 2017: International Ophthalmology
Yutaka Momota, Junya Yasuda, Nobuaki Arai, Masami Yamamoto, Hisashi Yoshimura, Mitsutaka Ikezawa, Shuji Suzuki, Kimimasa Takahashi, Toshinori Sako
CASE SUMMARY: A 14-year-old female spayed cat was referred for recurrent otitis externa and unusual proliferative lesions in both ear canals. The affected pinnae and external ear canals were covered with large reddish-to-dark-brown verrucous and necrotic tissue. Friable material and exudates occluded both ear canals. Proliferative lesions developed in both ears 2-3 weeks before referral. The histopathological diagnosis from two biopsies obtained from the friable materials with endoscopic biopsy forceps was proliferative and necrotising otitis externa (PNOE)...
January 2017: JFMS Open Reports
Tomohiro Kadota, Tomonori Yano, Tomoji Kato, Maomi Imajoh, Masaaki Noguchi, Hiroyuki Morimoto, Shozo Osera, Yusuke Yoda, Yasuhiro Oono, Hiroaki Ikematsu, Atsushi Ohtsu, Kazuhiro Kaneko
Background and study aims: One of the major complications after endoscopic resection (ER) for large superficial esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC) is benign esophageal stricture, which can reduce quality of life even if ESCC achieves a cure without organ resection. Recently, steroid administration has been reported as a prophylactic treatment to prevent esophageal strictures. This retrospective study evaluated the stricture rate according to the different width of mucosal defects due to ER and compared it to that seen with prophylactic steroid administration...
December 2016: Endoscopy International Open
Ryuya Hashimoto, Michihiro Uchiyama, Takatoshi Maeno
BACKGROUND: Subcutaneous panniculitis-like T-cell lymphoma (SPTCL) is a rare, highly malignant, extranodal lymphoma that preferentially infiltrates into subcutaneous adipose tissue. No case of SPTCL with the earliest symptoms occurring in the eye region has been reported. We report a case of SPTCL complicated by eyelid swelling. CASE PRESENTATION: A 19-year-old Japanese man presented with worsening left eyelid swelling. The patient's best-corrected visual acuity (BCVA) was 0...
July 20, 2016: BMC Ophthalmology
Muzaffer Kırıs, Togay Muderris, Gökhan Yalçıner, Sami Bercin, Ergun Sevil, Fatih Gul
OBJECTIVES/HYPOTHESIS: Local and systemic steroid treatment is the mainstay of therapy for nasal polyposis. This study aims to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of intrapolyp steroid injection on nasal polyposis and to compare the outcomes with short-term oral steroid treatment. STUDY DESIGN: Prospective, randomized, controlled endoscopic clinical trial. METHODS: Ninety patients with nasal polyps were randomly assigned in a 1:1 ratio to receive oral prednisolone 1 mg/kg/day, tapering by 5 mg/day, for 2 weeks, or to receive intrapolyp steroid injection (40 mg/mL triamcinolone, 1 mL) for up to five times with intervals of 1 week...
August 2016: Laryngoscope
Edward Chia-Cheng Lai, Cheng-Yang Hsieh, Monera B Wong, Swu-Jane Lin, Yang-Kuang Yang, Yea-Huei Kao Yang, Soko Setoguchi
PURPOSE: The study aimed to evaluate the comparative risk of oral ulcerations among antipsychotic medications. METHODS: We analyzed the National Health Insurance Research Database of Taiwan and included patients newly initiated with a single antipsychotic agent including haloperidol, sulpiride, olanzapine, quetiapine, risperidone, or amisulpride during 2002 to 2010. The outcome of interest was oral ulceration, defined by the presence diagnoses of stomatitis and mucositis, aphthous-like ulceration and oral burns, or dispensing of stomatological corticosteroids included triamcinolone, dexamethasone, hydrocortisone, and prednisolone...
February 2016: Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety
Philip J Banerjee, Wen Xing, Catey Bunce, Malcolm Woodcock, Aman Chandra, Robert A H Scott, David G Charteris
PURPOSE: To investigate the feasibility of conducting a randomised controlled trial in patients undergoing pars plana vitrectomy surgery following open globe trauma (OGT). Additionally, to investigate the treatment effect and toxicity of intensive anti-inflammatory agents. METHODS: A 2-year, pilot, single-centre prospective, participant and surgeon-masked randomised controlled trial (RCT). Forty patients requiring vitrectomy surgery following OGT were randomised to either standard (control) or study treatment (adjuncts) in a 1:1 allocation ratio...
July 2016: British Journal of Ophthalmology
Jiang-Ping Yu, Yong-Jun Liu, Ya-Li Tao, Rong-Wei Ruan, Zhao Cui, Shu-Wen Zhu, Wang Shi
BACKGROUND: Endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) is rapidly becoming a favored method for removing early esophageal cancer, but the residual defects can be complicated with strictures that require repeated endoscopic balloon dilatation. Measures for preventing the post-ESD strictures have been sought. We conducted a systematic review of recent studies to evaluate these methods. METHODS: We searched MEDLINE, Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials, Embase, and Google Scholar until November 30, 2014...
December 2015: World Journal of Surgery
Ji Won Seo, Ho-Seok Sa
BACKGROUND: Periorbital lipogranuloma following autologous fat injection into the forehead for cosmetic facial augmentation is a recently described adverse outcome. Patients have typically been treated with surgical excision. This study evaluates the clinical characteristics of periorbital lipogranulomas, and the non-surgical treatment outcomes of these patients. METHODS: This is a noncomparative, interventional case series. A retrospective analysis of clinical data and radiographic images was performed of patients with periorbital lipogranuloma following autologous fat injection...
December 2015: Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
Shin-ya Kawashiri, Hideki Nakamura, Tomoki Origuchi, Kiyoshi Aoyagi, Atsushi Kawakami
A 60-year-old Japanese man developed a fever and dry cough. Although chest CT showed interstitial pneumonia, the primary disease was not revealed. The interstitial pneumonia was improved by treatment with oral prednisolone following methylprednisolone pulse therapy. After the discontinuation of prednisolone he developed swelling of the eyelids and polyarthralgia. Orbital magnetic resonance imaging showed enlargement of the bilateral lacrimal glands. (67)Gallium scintigraphy showed abnormal uptake of the bilateral lacrimal glands and pulmonary hilum...
2015: Nihon Rinshō Men'eki Gakkai Kaishi, Japanese Journal of Clinical Immunology
M Barret, B Beye, S Leblanc, F Beuvon, S Chaussade, F Batteux, F Prat
BACKGROUND: Extensive endoscopic resections for the treatment of early oesophageal neoplasia can result in fibro-inflammatory strictures that require repeated interventions, which significantly alter the patients' quality of life. AIMS: To review current evidence about the prevention of oesophageal strictures following endoscopic resections. METHODS: Systematic search of PubMed and Embase from inception to March 2015 using appropriate keywords...
July 2015: Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics
A Baker, M Empson, R The, P Fitzharris
BACKGROUND: Immediate hypersensitivity to corticosteroids is reported to occur with an incidence of 0.1%. The largest previous case series reporting corticosteroid skin testing has seven patients. METHODS AND PATIENTS: We identified 23 patients (mean age 50 years, 65% female) from Auckland City Hospital who underwent skin testing (ST) for suspected corticosteroid hypersensitivity between July 2005 and April 2012. We performed a retrospective clinical case note review detailing clinical history of reaction, skin test results and subsequent management...
March 2015: Clinical and Experimental Allergy: Journal of the British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology
Hiroyuki Shoji, Naoyuki Yamaguchi, Hajime Isomoto, Hitomi Minami, Kayoko Matsushima, Yuko Akazawa, Ken Ohnita, Fuminao Takeshima, Saburo Shikuwa, Kazuhiko Nakao
BACKGROUND: The expansion of the indications for endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) to include early gastric cancers has enabled extensive resection. However, post-ESD stenosis after large resections applied to the gastric cardia or pylorus is often difficult to manage. The aim of this study was to evaluate the benefit of oral prednisolone and triamcinolone injection for stenosis after gastric ESD. METHODS: Eight patients who underwent ESD for large neoplastic lesions that extended more than three-fourths of the luminal circumference were enrolled in this study...
March 2014: Annals of Translational Medicine
Sílvia Mendes, António Campos, Diana Beselga, Joana Campos, Arminda Neves
PURPOSE: This study aims to report a case of traumatic maculopathy in a 12-year-old male following blunt trauma in his left eye (LE) who presented 6 months after injury. METHODS: Retrospective and descriptive case report based on data from clinical records, patient observation and analysis of diagnostic tests. RESULTS: A previously healthy, 12-year-old male presented for a routine visit with complaints of a 2-month history of decreased visual acuity in his LE...
January 2014: Case Reports in Ophthalmology
Marcelo C Ventura, Bruna V Ventura, Camila V Ventura, Liana O Ventura, Tiago E Arantes, Walton Nosé
PURPOSE: To compare the outcomes of congenital cataract surgery using intraoperative intracameral triamcinolone versus postoperative oral prednisolone to modulate ocular inflammation. SETTING: Department of Congenital Cataract, Altino Ventura Foundation, Recife, Brazil. DESIGN: Randomized clinical trial. METHODS: Children younger than 2 years were randomly divided into 2 groups. The study group received an intraoperative intracameral injection of 1...
April 2014: Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
Ru-Cheng Kuo, Hung-Pin Lin, Andy Sun, Yi-Ping Wang
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE: Erosive oral lichen planus (EOLP) is a T-cell-mediated inflammatory disease that is refractory to treat. This study tested whether local injection of triamcinolone acetonide plus oral administration of low- or medium-dose prednisolone could hasten the healing of EOLP lesions. METHODS: In this study, 50 EOLP patients were treated with local injection of Kenacort A (40 mg triamcinolone acetonide once weekly for 3 and 2 weeks for 30 major and 20 minor EOLP patients, respectively) plus oral administration of prednisolone (25-30 mg and 15-20mg of prednisolone once daily for 2 weeks for 30 major and 20 minor EOLP patients, respectively)...
April 2013: Journal of the Formosan Medical Association, Taiwan Yi Zhi
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