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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28830115/caesarean-section-refusal-in-the-irish-courts-health-service-executive-v-b
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Katherine Wade
In the Irish High Court case of Health Service Executive v B, it was held that a competent woman could not be forced to have a caesarean section against her will notwithstanding the fact that her refusal increased the risk of injury and death to both her and her unborn child.1 This case is of particular interest since it is the first reported case on caesarean section refusal in Ireland. This commentary provides a critical analysis of the judgment, focusing on aspects of the law on informed consent and the way in which the judge reached the conclusion that an order for an enforced caesarean section should not be made...
August 1, 2017: Medical Law Review
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28829720/optimizing-prevention-of-hiv-and-unplanned-pregnancy-in-discordant-african-couples
#2
Kristin M Wall, William Kilembe, Bellington Vwalika, Lisa B Haddad, Naw Htee Khu, Ilene Brill, Udodirim Onwubiko, Elwyn Chomba, Amanda Tichacek, Susan Allen
BACKGROUND: Dual method use, which combines condoms with a more effective modern contraceptive to optimize prevention of HIV and unplanned pregnancy, is underutilized in high-risk heterosexual couples. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Heterosexual HIV-discordant Zambian couples were enrolled from couples' voluntary HIV counseling and testing services into an open cohort with 3-monthly follow-up (1994-2012). Relative to dual method use, defined as consistent condom use plus modern contraception, we examine predictors of (1) condom-only use (suboptimal pregnancy prevention) or (2) modern contraceptive use with inconsistent condom use (effective pregnancy prevention and suboptimal HIV prevention)...
August 2017: Journal of Women's Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28828887/mating-goals-moderate-power-s-effect-on-conspicuous-consumption-among-women
#3
Taiyang Zhao, Xiaotong Jin, Wei Xu, Xiaomeng Zuo, Hongjing Cui
This study aimed to use evolutionary psychology to explain conspicuous consumption's relationship with mating goals among women. We used experiments to show that power moderates conspicuous consumption's relationship with mating goals among women through an underlying relationship with women's social comparison tendencies. In Study 1, the participants read a passage describing a young woman wearing a coat made by a conspicuous brand (vs. an ordinary brand) who aimed to attract a desired man (vs. aiming to guard against potential competitors' attempts to disrupt her established intimate relationship)...
July 2017: Evolutionary Psychology: An International Journal of Evolutionary Approaches to Psychology and Behavior
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28828803/a-young-woman-with-chest-pain-and-dyspnoea
#4
Håkon Reikvam, Rune Fanebust, Hilde Kollsete Gjelberg, Dilek Karaca, Terje H Larsen
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
August 21, 2017: Tidsskrift for Den Norske Lægeforening: Tidsskrift for Praktisk Medicin, Ny Række
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28828329/next-generation-sequencing-and-karyotype-analysis-for-the-diagnosis-of-robertsonian-translocation-type-trisomy-13-a-case-report
#5
Jing Sha, Fumin Liu, Bei Zhang, Yang Huang, Qinglin Zhang, Gao Juan, Jingfang Zhai
Trisomy 13 (Patau syndrome) is the third most common autosomal trisomy with a prevalence between 1 in 10,000 - 20,000 live births. Robertsonian translocations represent the largest number of chromosomal aberrations in human population with an incidence of 1.23 in 1000 live birth and translocation 13;14 is one of the most frequent Robertsonian translocations (approximately 75%). We sampled umbilical vein blood from a 27-yr-old woman whose ultrasonography findings revealed congenital heart defects, single ventricle, polycystic kidney, median cleft lip and palate and holoprosencephaly at gestational age of 23+6 weeks for karyotype and sequencing during intra-amniotic cavity injection of acrinol for labor induction...
June 2017: Iranian Journal of Public Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28828163/erythema-multiforme-induced-by-alendronate-sodium-in-a-geriatric-patient-a-case-report-and-review-of-the-literature
#6
José-Alcides de Arruda, Pedro Silva, Márcio-Bruno Amaral, Fernanda Cotta, Renata Avendanho, Ricardo Mesquita
Erythema multiforme is an uncommon acute inflammatory disorder caused by exposure to microbes or drugs. Erythema multiforme minor typically affects only one mucosa and can be associated with symmetrical target skin lesions on the extremities. The disease usually occurs in patients in their 3rd and 4th decade of life, but can also affect children and adolescents. Alendronate sodium has been approved for the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women, but is associated with adverse events...
July 2017: Journal of Clinical and Experimental Dentistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28828141/metachronous-presentation-of-small-cell-rectal-carcinoma-on-an-18f-fdg-pet-ct-follow-up-for-follicular-lymphoma
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Yousuf Qaseem, Joanna Fair, Sanaz Behnia, Saeed Elojeimy
We present a case of a 60-year-old woman with history of follicular lymphoma in remission presenting for an 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography for suspected recurrence. Imaging showed widespread hypermetabolic lymphadenopathy consistent with lymphoma recurrence. A 3-month 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography follow-up after chemotherapy showed resolution of hypermetabolic lymphadenopathy but multiple new hepatic lesions and a new subtle rectal lesion...
September 2017: Radiology case reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28828103/huge-traumatic-pulmonary-artery-pseudoaneurysm
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Dmitriy Shnayderman, Scott G Baginski, William B Lea, Scott J Erickson
Pulmonary artery pseudoaneurysm is a very rare complication of penetrating thoracic trauma. We present a case of a 27-year-old woman who developed a 6.5-cm traumatic pulmonary artery pseudoaneurysm after suffering multiple stab wounds to the chest and the abdomen. The pseudoaneurysm was successfully treated endovascularly with vascular plug occlusion and coil embolization.
September 2017: Radiology case reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28828024/coronary-slow-flow-phenomenon-and-atrioventricular-block-a-case-report
#9
Mohammad Masoumi, Khadije Mohammadi
The coronary slow flow phenomenon (CSFP) is characterized by a delayed coronary blood flow in the absence of an obstructive coronary artery disease. Although the relation between the CSFP and myocardial ischemia has been reported previously, there is no knowledge about the relationship between the CSFP and the conduction system disorder. In this case report, we describe a patient with the CSFP presenting with complete heart block (CHB). The patient was a middle-aged woman with a history of diabetes, hypertension, and prior Coronary Care Unit admission presenting with dizziness, lightheadedness, and presyncope...
April 2017: Journal of Tehran Heart Center
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28827980/malignant-deciduoid-mesothelioma-case-presentation-of-an-exceptional-variant-and-review-of-the-literature
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Mouna Khmou, Soumiya Echcharif, Rachad Kabbaj, Basma El Khannoussi
BACKGROUND: Malignant Deciduoid Mesothelioma (MDM) is an extremely rare variant of epithelioid mesothelioma. It was first described in young females, in the peritoneum, and its relation with asbestos was not well defined. Later reports, have shown that this variant may also occur in the pleura, the pericardium and the tunica vaginalis of elderly people, who had been exposed to asbestos. CASE PRESENTATION: We report a case of malignant deciduoid mesothelioma that occurred in the peritoneal cavity, and the omentum of a 35-year-old woman...
2017: BMC Clinical Pathology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28827853/plasmacytoid-myoepithelioma-of-the-hard-palate-case-report
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Christina Efthymia Souliou, Fotios Tzermpos, Prokopios Argyris, Konstantinos Tosios
BACKGROUND: Myoepitheliomas are uncommon salivary gland neoplasms consisting entirely or predominantly of cells with myoepithelial phenotype. They commonly involve the parotid gland and the minor salivary glands of the palate. AIM: A case of plasmacytoid myoepithelioma of the hard palate is described. CASE DESCRIPTION AND RESULTS: A 55-year-old woman presented to her oral surgeon with a tumor on the hard palate. Microscopic examination showed a well-circumscribed but non-encapsulated tumor, consisting mostly of plasmacytoid cells in a loose fibrovascular stroma...
June 2017: Acta Stomatologica Croatica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28827517/rhabdomyolysis-in-a-patient-with-severe-hypothyroidism
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Nooshin Salehi, Endre Agoston, Iqbal Munir, Gary J Thompson
BACKGROUND Muscular symptoms, including stiffness, myalgia, cramps, and fatigue, are present in the majority of the patients with symptomatic hypothyroidism, but rhabdomyolysis, the rapid breakdown of skeletal muscle, is a rare manifestation. In most patients with hypothyroidism who develop rhabdomyolysis, precipitating factors, such as strenuous exercise or use of lipid-lowering drugs, can be identified. CASE REPORT We report a case of a 52-year-old Hispanic woman with a history of hypothyroidism, hypertension, and type 2 diabetes mellitus who presented with fatigue, severe generalized weakness, bilateral leg pain, and recurrent falls...
August 22, 2017: American Journal of Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28827498/a-novel-large-homozygous-deletion-in-the-cellular-retinaldehyde-binding-protein-gene-rlbp1-in-a-patient-with-retinitis-punctata-albescens
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Saghar Bagheri, Madhulatha Pantrangi, Simrat K Sodhi, Sayeh Bagheri, Patrick Oellers, Hendrik P N Scholl
PURPOSE: To report the phenotypic and genotypic data of a patient with retinitis punctata albescens carrying a novel deletion in the RLBP1 gene. RESULTS: A woman of Iranian descent in her forties with a history of progressive visual deterioration since early childhood exhibited phenotypic features of retinitis punctata albescens with multiple white dots in the posterior pole and macular atrophy in both eyes. The microarray analysis identified a ∼2.160 kb homozygous deletion corresponding to a minimum deletion boundary of chr15q26...
August 18, 2017: Retinal Cases & Brief Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28827489/pyridoxine-toxicity-small-fiber-neuropathy-with-dysautonomia-a-case-report
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Rae Bacharach, Max Lowden, Aiesha Ahmed
Pyridoxine (vitamin B6) toxicity is a well-known cause of primary sensory, length-dependent, axonal polyneuropathy. Although sensory symptoms predominate, autonomic symptoms have also been reported in some cases. To date, there is no objective evidence of autonomic dysfunction reported in the literature. We present the case of a 41-year-old woman with 2 years of progressive burning pain, numbness, tingling, and weakness in a stocking-glove distribution who was found to have severe pyridoxine toxicity. Concurrent presence of large and small fiber nerve dysfunction was noted in the form of abnormal electromyography/nerve conduction study demonstrating a chronic sensory polyneuropathy and autonomic testing demonstrating abnormal responses to quantitative sweat testing and cardiovagal function testing...
September 2017: Journal of Clinical Neuromuscular Disease
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28827431/tubo-ovarian-abscess-infected-by-salmonella-typhi
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Paban Sharma, Abhusani Bhuju, Ruhee Tuladhar, Christopher M Parry, Buddha Basnyat
We report a case of a tubo-ovarian abscess infected with Salmonella enterica serotype typhi A 19-year-old Nepalese woman presented to a hospital in Kathmandu with lower abdominal pain, constipation, fever and a non-healing, suppurative surgical wound from an emergency caesarian section performed 2 months previously at 37 weeks of pregnancy. She also had an exploratory laparotomy for an appendix perforation with peritonitis at 25 weeks of gestation. Her wound infection did not respond to cloxacillin and she had an exploratory laparotomy, and a tubo-ovarian abscess was found from which S...
August 20, 2017: BMJ Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28827429/solitary-biceps-muscle-metastasis-from-breast-cancer
#16
Manar Almusarhed, Hany Eldeeb
Although direct muscle invasion by carcinoma is well recognised, skeletal muscle metastases are rare. Breast cancer very rarely metastasises to skeletal muscles. We present a case of breast cancer that metastasised to the biceps muscle. The woman developed breast cancer in 1990 and then developed axillary subcutaneous metastasis in 2001. In 2015, she presented with pain in the left forearm extending to the hand. Initial imaging showed no abnormalities, but the positron emission tomography-CT scanning revealed a hot spot in the left biceps muscle...
August 20, 2017: BMJ Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28827296/septic-abortion-presenting-as-a-right-lower-trapezius-abscess-secondary-to-bacteroides-fragilis-bacteraemia
#17
Yusuke Yamanaka, Akira Shimabukuro
A 43-year-old Japanese woman was evaluated in the outpatient department for right shoulder pain and fever, which began 5 days earlier. MRI of the right shoulder revealed a high-intensity area deep in the right trapezius muscle. Aspiration revealed purulent fluid, and Gram staining of the fluid showed Gram-negative bacilli. The patient was also found to be profoundly anaemic and to have a positive urine pregnancy test. On admission, we initiated intravenous ampicillin-sulbactam and aztreonam. She underwent dilatation and curettage for septic abortion and surgical drainage of the right shoulder abscess...
August 21, 2017: BMJ Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28827278/early-childhood-health-in-bielefeld-germany-babi-study-study-protocol-of-a-social-epidemiological-birth-cohort
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Jacob Spallek, Angelique Grosser, Chantal Höller-Holtrichter, Ina-Merle Doyle, Jürgen Breckenkamp, Oliver Razum
INTRODUCTION: The heterogeneity among the German population is increasing. Sociodemographic differentials (eg, in education and migrant status) have been associated with health disparities. Life course studies show that a considerable part of these disparities is determined by exposures during pregnancy and early childhood. The BaBi study was established in 2012 to investigate the production of health disparities from foetal life to childhood in the city of Bielefeld, Germany. METHODS AND ANALYSIS: Between 2013 and 2016, detailed information on socioeconomic characteristics, migration background, lifestyle factors, environmental factors, healthcare use, and health status of 995 newborns, including 24 twins, and their families was collected using standardised instruments...
August 21, 2017: BMJ Open
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28826954/tubo-omental-ectopic-pregnancy
#19
Yi-Ting Huang, I-Ting Liang, Chin-Jung Wang
A 26-year-old woman presented with lower abdominal pain for days. Human chorionic gonadotropin measured 2096 mIU/mL. Transvaginal ultrasound revealed no intrauterine pregnancy, but a heterogeneous 2.5cm x 2.1cm mass was adjacent to the right ovary, suggesting ectopic pregnancy. After medical therapy methotrexate 50mg/m(2) intramuscularly failed, laparoscopy found an omental mass with right tubal fimbriae attached. The left Fallopian tube and both ovaries appeared normal. Histopathology diagnosed omental pregnancy...
August 18, 2017: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28826865/medial-tentorial-dural-arteriovenous-fistulae-embolization-single-experience-with-embolic-liquid-polymer-squid-and-review-of-the-literature
#20
Gioppo Andrea, Faragò Giuseppe, Caldiera Valentina, Caputi Luigi, Cusin Alberto, Ciceri Elisa
BACKGROUND: Tentorial dural arteriovenous fistulae (DAVF) are uncommon and complex fistulae located between the leaves of the tentorium cerebelli, with a specific anatomical and clinical presentation characterized by high hemorrhagic risk. We present a rare case of a medial tentorial DAVF successfully managed via a transarterial embolization utilizing Squid liquid polymer. CASE DESCRIPTION: A 60-year-old woman presented to our Institution with a history of left progressive hearing loss and tinnitus for over a year...
August 18, 2017: World Neurosurgery
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