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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28764185/kikuchi-fujimoto-disease-masquerading-as-acute-appendicitis
#1
Vinita Pandey, Yasmeen Khatib, Rahul Pandey, Archana L Khade, Manisha Khare
Kikuchi-Fujimoto Disease (KFD) is a self-limiting necrotizing lymphadenitis that usually presents with fever and cervical lymphadenopathy. Recognition of this condition is crucial, because it can be mistaken for tuberculosis, lymphoma and connective tissue disorders. When present at an unusual location the diagnosis can be challenging. We present an unusual case of Kikuchi-Fujimoto disease involving mesenteric lymph node masquerading as acute appendicitis along with its differential diagnosis. A 30-year-old female presented with complaints of acute abdominal pain, vomiting and fever...
June 2017: Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research: JCDR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28660130/mesenteric-lymphadenitis-as-a-presenting-feature-of-whipple-s-disease
#2
Mwelwa Chizinga, Danise Schiliro, Brett Mullin, Rashida La Barrie
Detecting Whipple's disease, a "great imitator", requires a high index of suspicion so that antimicrobial treatment can be initiated in a timely manner; a missed diagnosis can be fatal. Although an uncommon cause, Whipple's disease must be considered in adults with mesenteric lymphadenitis. We report the case of a 39-year-old African American man who presented with chronic joint pain, chronic weight loss, and acute onset epigastric pain. Contrast-enhanced computed tomography of the abdomen and pelvis showed extensive mesenteric lymphadenopathy...
2017: IDCases
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28567110/indian-visceral-leishmaniasis-with-extensive-lymphadenopathy-an-unusual-presentation-a-case-report-with-literature-review
#3
Poojan Agarwal, Vijay Kumar, Manju Kaushal, Manju Kumari, Arvind Chaudhary
Visceral leishmaniasis (VL), also known as kala-azar, is a life-threatening systemic disease caused by the obligate intracellular protozoan, Leishmania, and transmitted to humans by the female phlebotomine sand fly (Phlebotomus argentipes). The disease is fatal, if left untreated. We report a case of a patient clinically suspected of disseminated tuberculosis, but fine needle aspiration cytology of cervical and axillary lymph nodes yielded a diagnosis of leishmaniasis. Diagnosis of VL was challenging as the disease closely mimicked tuberculosis in the setting of extensive lymphadenopathy including conglomerate of mesenteric lymph nodes, on and off fever, and granulomatous lymphadenitis on aspiration...
2017: CytoJournal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28325157/-a-preschooler-with-abdominal-pain-in-the-right-lower-quadrant
#4
J J Atema, B C Vrouenraets
A 5-year-old boy with acute abdominal pain in the right lower quadrant and fever underwent open appendectomy following clinical observation and serial equivocal ultrasound. During exploration we encountered a normal-looking appendix but multiple enlarged mesenteric lymph nodes, suggestive of mesenteric lymphadenitis. The boy had an uneventful postoperative course and recovered completely.
2017: Nederlands Tijdschrift Voor Geneeskunde
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28261620/acute-nonspecific-mesenteric-lymphadenitis-more-than-no-need-for-surgery
#5
REVIEW
Rossana Helbling, Elisa Conficconi, Marina Wyttenbach, Cecilia Benetti, Giacomo D Simonetti, Mario G Bianchetti, Flurim Hamitaga, Sebastiano A G Lava, Emilio F Fossali, Gregorio P Milani
Acute nonspecific, or primary, mesenteric lymphadenitis is a self-limiting inflammatory condition affecting the mesenteric lymph nodes, whose presentation mimics appendicitis or intussusception. It typically occurs in children, adolescents, and young adults. White blood count and C-reactive protein are of limited usefulness in distinguishing between patients with and without mesenteric lymphadenitis. Ultrasonography, the mainstay of diagnosis, discloses 3 or more mesenteric lymph nodes with a short-axis diameter of 8 mm or more without any identifiable underlying inflammatory process...
2017: BioMed Research International
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28260763/a-retrospective-histopathological-study-on-extra-pulmonary-tuberculosis-in-mymensingh
#6
A Begum, M A Baten, Z Begum, M M Alam, M M Ahsan, N P Ansari, S Zahan, M K Khan, F Nesa, M M Huq
Tuberculosis is a very common disease in our country. This retrospective histopathological study was designed to assess the distribution of extra-pulmonary tuberculosis (EPTB) in various organs through examination of biopsy specimens. A total of 216 specimens were diagnosed as tubercular lesion by histopathological evaluation in the Department of pathology, Community Based Medical College and a private laboratory during the period from January 2014 to December 2014. Mean age of the case was 32 years. Majority of the cases were female (126 out of 216)...
January 2017: Mymensingh Medical Journal: MMJ
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28043554/pathological-bacteriological-and-molecular-characteristics-of-natural-outbreaks-of-johne-s-disease-in-goats-of-fars-province-iran
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F Zarei Kordshouli, A Khodakaram Tafti, M Haghkhah
OBJECTIVE/BACKGROUND: Johne's disease, also called paratuberculosis, is a very important chronic infectious disease of ruminants worldwide. The causative agent is an acid-fast bacterium, Mycobacterium avium paratuberculosis (MAP). Finding a precise method for detecting MAP is essential for the control and eradication of this disease in small ruminant herds. METHODS: In this study, appropriate samples were obtained from the ileum, cecum, colon, and mesenteric lymph nodes of 10 suspected naturally infected goats...
December 2016: International Journal of Mycobacteriology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27987102/characteristics-of-mesenteric-lymphadenitis-in-comparison-with-those-of-acute-appendicitis-in-children
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COMPARATIVE STUDY
Itai Gross, Yael Siedner-Weintraub, Shir Stibbe, David Rekhtman, Daniel Weiss, Natalia Simanovsky, Dan Arbell, Saar Hashavya
Mesenteric lymphadenitis (ML) is considered as one of the most common alternative diagnosis in a child with suspected acute appendicitis (AA). In this retrospective study, patients diagnosed with ML (n = 99) were compared in terms of demographic, clinical, and laboratory findings to patients diagnosed with AA (n = 102). This comparison was applied for both lymph nodes smaller and larger than 10 mm. When compared to patients with AA, patients with ML had significantly longer duration of symptoms prior to emergency department (ED) presentation (2...
February 2017: European Journal of Pediatrics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27793542/role-of-serum-cytokines-in-acute-appendicitis-and-acute-mesenteric-lymphadenitis-among-children
#9
Astra Zviedre, Arnis Engelis, Peteris Tretjakovs, Antra Jurka, Irisa Zile, Aigars Petersons
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: The diagnostic role of serum cytokines depends on the etiology and pathogenesis of acute appendicitis (AA) and acute mesenteric lymphadenitis (AML). The aim of this study was to evaluate differences in cytokine levels between AA and AML. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Data of 7- to 18-year-old children were collected prospectively from October 2010 to October 2013. There were 31 patients with AA (AA group), 26 with AML (AML group), and 17 with elective non-inflammatory surgical disease (control group)...
2016: Medicina
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27627549/retrospective-characterisation-and-outcome-of-canine-idiopathic-mesenteric-purulent-lymphadenitis-and-lymph-node-abscesses-at-a-teaching-hospital-from-2005-to-2015
#10
S Salavati Schmitz
BACKGROUND: Idiopathic purulent mesenteric lymphadenitis or lymph node abscessation, even though rare in dogs, are important diseases in which rapid diagnosis and treatment is critical. This study aimed to characterise the typical features of these conditions in dogs. MATERIAL AND METHODS: Archived records from 2005 to 2015 were retrospectively evaluated for the occurrence of idiopathic purulent mesenteric lymphadenitis or lymph node abscesses in dogs. History, physical and clinicopathological abnormalities, diagnostic tests performed, treatment and outcome were reviewed...
December 2016: Journal of Small Animal Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27503914/acute-necrotizing-colitis-with-pneumatosis-intestinalis-in-an-amazonian-manatee-calf
#11
Guilherme Guerra Neto, Marina Galvão Bueno, Rodrigo Otavio Silveira Silva, Francisco Carlos Faria Lobato, Juliana Plácido Guimarães, Gregory D Bossart, Miriam Marmontel
On 25 January 2014, a 1 mo old female Amazonian manatee Trichechus inunguis calf weighing 12 kg was rescued by air transport in Guajará, Brazil, and transferred to Mamirauá Institute's Community-based Amazonian Manatee Rehabilitation Center. The calf presented piercing/cutting lesions on the back, neck, and head, in addition to dehydration and intermittent involuntary buoyancy. X-ray analysis revealed a large amount of gases in the gastrointestinal tract. Daily procedures included wound cleaning and dressing, clinical and laboratory monitoring, treatment for intestinal tympanism, and artificial feeding...
August 9, 2016: Diseases of Aquatic Organisms
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27462197/unusual-false-positive-mesenteric-lymph-nodes-detected-by-pet-ct-in-a-metastatic-survey-of-lung-cancer
#12
Hirohiko Kamiyama, Kazuhiro Sakamoto, Koichiro Niwa, Shun Ishiyama, Makoto Takahashi, Yutaka Kojima, Michitoshi Goto, Yuichi Tomiki, Itsuko Nakamichi, Shiaki Oh, Kenji Suzuki
Positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) is a credible diagnostic modality for detecting primary and metastatic malignancy. PET/CT sometimes shows false positives and negatives, which make clinical diagnosis difficult. A 42-year-old man who had undergone right upper lobectomy for lung cancer 1 year previously had PET/CT for a metastatic survey of the lung. The lung cancer was stage IB (pT2N0M0) bronchioloalveolar carcinoma. PET/CT showed massive (18)F-fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) uptake in the mesenteric lymph nodes...
May 2016: Case Reports in Gastroenterology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27323558/role-of-diagnostic-laparoscopy-in-evaluation-and-treatment-of-chronic-abdominal-pain-in-children
#13
Nabila Talat, Muhammad Afzal, Sarfraz Ahmad, Naima Rasool, Arsalan Raza Wasti, Muhammad Saleem
BACKGROUND: Chronic abdominal Pain in children is a very common cause of hospital admission. Many of them are discharged without a diagnosis even after battery of investigations. Laparoscopy plays a significant role in diagnosis and management of many causes of acute and chronic abdominal pain. The purpose of this study was to determine the efficacy of laparoscopy as an efficient diagnostic and management tool in children with chronic abdominal pain. METHODS: A descriptive, prospective case series was collected in the department of Paediatric surgery Mayo's Hospital Lahore, over the period of 5 years between Jan 2007-Dec 2013...
January 2016: Journal of Ayub Medical College, Abbottabad: JAMC
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27203306/is-mesenteric-lymphadenitis-a-cause-of-ovarian-reserve-reduction-case-report
#14
Ana Karina Bartmann, Victor César de P S do Nascimento, Lucas L M da Silva, Denise Fabri R E Mello, Jessica R Gualberto, Daniela M Bertoncelo, Karla Verônica S Millani, Isabele G Sanchez
Mesenteric lymphadenitis is a clinical condition that affects mostly children and teenagers. Its symptoms include fever, severe abdominal pain, nausea, and, in some cases, diarrhea, constipation, and acute abdomen. This paper describes the case of a 16-year-old patient with mesenteric lymphadenitis submitted to an exploratory laparoscopy for suppurative lymph nodes that evolved to a drastic reduction of ovarian reserve. Because of the patients age, she was offered cryopreservation of her ovarian tissue.
March 1, 2016: JBRA Assisted Reproduction
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27106238/prevalence-and-morphopathological-characteristics-of-linguatulosis-in-one-humped-camel-camelus-dromedarius-in-yazd-iran
#15
G Farjanikish, H Shokrani
Linguatula serrata is a cosmopolitan zoonotic parasite. Its adult form inhabit the nasal and respiratory passages of canids as the definitive hosts while its immature stages localize in the mesenteric lymph nodes or in other organs of herbivorous intermediate hosts. We examined the liver, mesenteric, and mediastinal lymph nodes of 272 camels slaughtered at the slaughterhouse of Yazd, Iran. Forty-one out of 272 camels (15.1 %) were infected with nymphs of L. serrata. Twenty-four out of 166 males (14.45 %) and 17 out of 106 females (16 %) were positive...
August 2016: Parasitology Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27090622/mesenteric-lymph-node-granulomatous-lesions-in-naturally-infected-wild-boar-sus-scrofa-in-portugal-histological-immunohistochemical-and-molecular-aspects
#16
A C Matos, S Andrade, L Figueira, M Matos, M A Pires, A C Coelho, M L Pinto
Several studies have demonstrated that wildlife reservoirs of mycobacteria are responsible for the maintenance and spreading of the infection to livestock and wildlife counterparts. Recent data report the role of wild boar (Sus scrofa) as a reservoir for Mycobacterium bovis. This study was conducted to evaluate the chronic inflammatory response in the mesenteric lymph nodes (MLN) of wild boar with granulomatous lymphadenitis (n=30). Morphological parameters of the lesions were recorded. The expression of CD3 and CD79α molecules was evaluated by immunohistochemistry...
May 2016: Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27070956/post-rotavirus-vaccine-intussusception-in-identical-twins-a-case-report
#17
F La Rosa, M G Scuderi, V Taranto, V La Rosa, C M Spinello, G La Camera, M Astuto
The intussusception is one of the most frequent causes of occlusive syndrome in infants and in children. (1) The mesenteric lymphadenopathy, wich is very rare post rotavirus vaccination, can cause intussusception, (2-5) especially in genetically predisposed individuals. (6) There is an association between intussusception and some classes of genotype. (7-9) Two infants aged 3 months, vaccinated against rotavirus. After about a week, one of the 2 identical infants presented inconsolable crying, vomiting, loose stools mixed with blood, and was diagnosed with bowel obstruction with intussusception...
September 2016: Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27047191/pathomorphological-and-microbiological-studies-in-sheep-with-special-emphasis-on-gastrointestinal-tract-disorders
#18
Sarvan Kumar, K K Jakhar, Vikas Nehra, Madan Pal
AIM: The present study was envisaged to elucidate the pathomorphological and microbiological aspects of gastrointestinal tract (GIT) disorders of sheep/lambs. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Samples for research were collected from 12 sheep died with a history of GIT disorders which were brought for post-mortem examination to the Department of Veterinary Pathology, Lala Lajpat Rai University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Hisar, for pathomorphological and microbiological examination...
August 2015: Veterinary World
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27041174/fatal-severe-fever-with-thrombocytopenia-syndrome-an-autopsy-case-report
#19
Natsumi Uehara, Takao Yano, Akira Ishihara, Masayuki Saijou, Tadaki Suzuki
UNLABELLED: As of June 2014, among six patients who had severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome (SFTS) at our hospital, an 83-year-old man died despite receiving appropriate critical care. An autopsy revealed extensive ischemic damage of the intra-abdominal organs, including the liver, spleen, stomach and gut, due to severe celiac atherosclerotic stenosis and superior mesenteric arterial thrombosis. Many SFTS virus nucleoprotein antigen-immunoreactive cells were detected in a paraaortic node, where necrotizing lymphadenitis was seen, and in the spleen...
2016: Internal Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26699524/enteric-listeriosis-in-grazing-steers-supplemented-with-spoiled-silage
#20
Juan A García, Juan F Micheloud, Carlos M Campero, Eleonora L Morrell, Ernesto R Odriozola, Ana R Moreira
An outbreak of enteric listeriosis in steers that were fed spoiled silage is reported. The outbreak started 2 days after ~200 animals in a single paddock were given a supplement of spoiled silage. Forty animals (20%) were affected, and 13 (6.5%) died over a period of 10 days. Affected animals were recumbent, depressed, and had diarrhea with mucus and fibrin. Gross and microscopic findings in 3 animals that were subjected to autopsy included excess peritoneal fluid, congestion and edema of abomasum, suppurative enteritis and colitis, and suppurative mesenteric lymphadenitis...
January 2016: Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation
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