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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29928104/a-case-report-on-rare-occurrence-of-periosteal-ganglion-cyst-in-femoral-intercondylar-region
#1
Padmanabh H Vora, Neel M Bhavsar, Rameez Musa, Ajay Trivedi, Prarthan Amin
Ganglions are the cysts derived from myxomatous degeneration of periarticular tissue, commonly found around wrist and foot. Ganglion cysts are uncommon in Knee region and if present their occurrence is mostly incidental and benign. Based on their location, this could be extraarticular or intraarticular. Lesions with similar pathology in subchondral region around joints are lesser common entity called Intraosseous ganglions. Rarer still is the lesion produced by myxomatous degeneration of periosteum of long bone, called periosteal ganglion...
June 2018: Journal of Clinical Orthopaedics and Trauma
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29870509/utilization-of-routine-pathology-evaluation-of-non-malignant-lesions-in-hand-surgery-a-national-study
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Hoyune E Cho, Brian Kelley, Lin Zhong, Kevin C Chung
BACKGROUND: Most lesions of the upper extremity are common and benign, and many have questioned the need for routine pathology evaluation of these specimens. We aim to examine the national utilization of routine pathology examination of non-malignant hand lesions to help guide healthcare policy and practice patterns. METHODS: We used a national level Marketscan database to form a cohort of adult patients who underwent excision of non-malignant upper extremity lesions...
May 19, 2018: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29807447/depression-and-pain-interference-correlate-with-physical-function-in-patients-recovering-from-hand-surgery
#3
Tom J Crijns, David N Bernstein, David Ring, Ronald M Gonzalez, Danielle Wilbur, Warren C Hammert
BACKGROUND: Patient-reported outcome measures vary more than expected based on underlying pathology, in part due to the substantial influence of mood and coping strategies. METHODS: This study addressed the primary null hypothesis that the Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS) Physical Function score 1 month (range, 3-8 weeks) after hand surgery is not associated with PROMIS Depression and PROMIS Pain Interference scores prior to surgery, accounting for other factors...
May 1, 2018: Hand: Official Journal of the American Association for Hand Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29685088/ganglion-cyst-in-the-temporomandibular-joint-a-case-report-and-discussion-of-surgical-approaches
#4
Natsuki Segami, Takayuki Nojima
Background Ganglion cysts in the temporomandibular joint are treated by resection; however, there has been insufficient discussion regarding the appropriate approach for surgical resection. Clinical presentation A 55-year-old man presented with a left preauricular swelling for one year. The examination revealed a moderately hard mass with a 30-mm diameter, tenderness, and restricted movement. Magnetic resonance imaging showed a cystic lesion with a 25 mm-long axis. Considering a diagnosis of temporomandibular cyst, separation of the cyst wall through a preauricular incision was attempted...
April 23, 2018: Cranio: the Journal of Craniomandibular Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29682479/submandibular-lipoblastoma-case-report-of-a-rare-tumor-in-childhood
#5
Olfa El Amine, Meyssa Belghith, Hasna Salhi, Aida Goucha, Amor Gamoudi
Lipoblastoma is a rare, benign tumor usually occurring in childhood. It is essentially localized in the extremities and trunk, with few cases reported in the neck. We report the case of a 2-year-old girl with a rapidly enlarging, painless neck mass. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) revealed a 3-cm mass in the right submandibular region. Review of literature, diagnostic methods, and genetics of lipomatous tumors are discussed. Complete surgical excision via a lateral cervical approach demonstrated a white soft tissue with an adherent ganglion...
April 2018: Avicenna Journal of Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29682078/a-case-of-vago-glossopharyngeal-neuralgia-caused-by-choroid-plexus
#6
Ali Akay, Mete Rükşen, Sertaç İşlekel
Vascular compression has been reported to be the most common reason for vago-glossopharyngeal neuralgia (VGN). The treatment may include medications, ganglion blockade with a radiofrequency ablation, and microvascular decompression (MVD). A review of the literature reveals that VGN may develop due to choroid plexus compression, and the number of reported cases is very limited. The current case is the fifth in the relevant literature. In this paper, choroid plexus compression has been shown intraoperatively during the treatment of rare idiopathic VGN using MVD...
April 2018: Asian Journal of Neurosurgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29649050/temporal-bone-histopathology-in-cockayne-syndrome
#7
Ophir Handzel, Joseph B Nadol
: Cockayne syndrome (CS) is a rare autosomal recessive syndrome resulting in defective DNA repair. Its features include cachectic dwarfism, hearing loss, skin hypersensitivity to sunlight, premature aging, and dementia. Presented is a right temporal bone of a patient who died at the age of 29 years. The clinical course was compatible with type 1 CS, the classical form. Homozygous missense variant in the ERCC6 gene (Excision Repair Cross-Complementation group 6) was found, compatible with CS complementation group B...
June 2018: Otology & Neurotology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29580047/the-feasibility-of-shear-wave-elastography-for-diagnosing-superficial-benign-soft-tissue-masses
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Hyun Jung Yeoh, Tae-Yoon Kim, Jeong Ah Ryu
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to investigate the feasibility of shear wave ultrasound elastography for differentiating superficial benign soft tissue masses through a comparison of their shear moduli. Methods: We retrospectively analyzed 48 masses from 46 patients from February 2014 to May 2016. Surgical excision, fine-needle aspiration, and clinical findings were used for the differential diagnosis. The ultrasonographic examinations were conducted by a single musculoskeletal radiologist, and the ultrasonographic findings were reviewed by two other radiologists who were blinded to the final diagnosis...
January 19, 2018: Ultrasonography
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29501216/arthroscopic-management-of-slap-lesions-with-concomitant-spinoglenoid-notch-ganglion-cysts-a-systematic-review-comparing-repair-alone-to-repair-with-decompression
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Amanda J Schroeder, Yehia H Bedeir, Adam P Schumaier, Vishal S Desai, Brian M Grawe
PURPOSE: To determine if cyst management is necessary in the setting of SLAP lesions with concomitant paralabral ganglion cysts. METHODS: We performed a systematic review according to Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-analyses (PRISMA) guidelines, including all studies that met inclusion criteria from January 1975 to July 2015. We included patients with a SLAP II-VII lesion and a concomitant paralabral ganglion cyst who underwent arthroscopic labral repair with or without cyst decompression...
February 28, 2018: Arthroscopy: the Journal of Arthroscopic & related Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29437060/degenerative-subtalar-joints-complicated-by-medial-plantar-intraneural-cysts-cutting-the-cystic-articular-branch-prevents-recurrence
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P Laumonerie, F Lapègue, N Reina, M Tibbo, M Rongières, M Faruch, P Mansat
AIMS: The pathogenesis of intraneural ganglion cysts is controversial. Recent reports in the literature described medial plantar intraneural ganglion cysts (mIGC) with articular branches to subtalar joints. The aim of the current study was to provide further support for the principles underlying the articular theory, and to explain the successes and failures of treatment of mICGs. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Between 2006 and 2017, five patients with five mICGs were retrospectively reviewed...
February 2018: Bone & Joint Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29432267/effectiveness-of-preoperative-antibiotics-in-preventing-surgical-site-infection-after-common-soft-tissue-procedures-of-the-hand
#11
Kevin Li, Tanmaya D Sambare, Sam Y Jiang, Emily J Shearer, Nathan P Douglass, Robin N Kamal
BACKGROUND: Antibiotic prophylaxis is a common but controversial practice for clean soft tissue procedures of the hand, such as carpal tunnel release or trigger finger release. Previous studies report no substantial reduction in the risk of surgical site infection (SSI) after antibiotic prophylaxis, yet are limited in power by low sample sizes and low overall rates of postoperative infection. QUESTIONS/PURPOSES: Is there evidence that antibiotic prophylaxis decreases the risk of SSI after soft tissue hand surgery when using propensity score matching to control for potential confounding variables such as demographics, procedure type, medication use, existing comorbidities, and postoperative events? METHODS: This retrospective analysis used the Truven Health MarketScan databases, large, multistate commercial insurance claims databases corresponding to inpatient and outpatient services and outpatient drug claims made between January 2007 and December 2014...
April 2018: Clinical Orthopaedics and related Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29398330/perioperative-antibiotics-for-clean-hand-surgery-a-national-study
#12
Shepard P Johnson, Lin Zhong, Kevin C Chung, Jennifer F Waljee
PURPOSE: Given that surgical site infections remain a common performance metric in assessing the quality of health care, we hypothesized that prophylactic antibiotics are overutilized in soft tissue hand surgery when antimicrobials are not indicated. METHODS: We studied insurance claims from the Truven MarketScan Databases to identify patients who underwent 1 of 5 outpatient hand surgery procedures: open or endoscopic carpal tunnel release, trigger finger release, de Quervain release, and wrist ganglion excision between 2009 and 2015 (n = 305,946)...
February 2, 2018: Journal of Hand Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29374828/the-middle-rectal-artery-arising-from-the-lateral-sacral-artery
#13
Satoru Honma, Takahiro Sonomura
A middle rectal artery arising from the lateral sacral artery (MRAls) in the right pelvis of a 99-year-old male was observed. Although variations of the origin of the middle rectal artery have been reported on many occasions, there are few descriptions of the trajectory in the literature. In our case, the MRAls branched from the lateral sacral artery on the sacral surface close to the third sacral sympathetic ganglion and immediately penetrated the third sacral splanchnic nerve and the parasympathetic pelvic splanchnic nerve from the ventral ramus of the forth sacral nerve...
January 27, 2018: Anatomical Science International
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29354461/endoscopic-ganglionectomy-of-the-volar-radial-wrist-ganglion
#14
Tun Hing Lui
Volar ganglion cyst of the wrist is a common hand problem faced by orthopaedic surgeons. Excision is indicated if it is painful. Arthroscopic ganglionectomy of the wrist ganglion has been reported with the advantage of minimally invasive surgery. Most of them involve elimination of the valvular mechanism and internal drainage of the ganglion fluid to the wrist joint. The access of the ganglion sac is limited especially for a multiloculated cyst. The purpose of this Technical Note is to report the technique of endoscopic resection of the volar radial wrist ganglion...
October 2017: Arthroscopy Techniques
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29310457/pediatric-ganglion-cysts-a-retrospective-review
#15
Joseph Meyerson, Yangshu L Pan, Maya Spaeth, Gregory Pearson
BACKGROUND: Ganglion cysts are the most common type of soft tissue tumors of the hand. In the pediatric population, monitoring may be appropriate unless cysts are painful, interfering with range of motion or parental concerns exist. Reported recurrence rates after surgical removal of pediatric ganglion cysts vary widely in the literature. Notably, recurrence rates are higher for children than adults, ranging from as low as 6% to as high as 35%. METHODS: A retrospective review was performed of a single pediatric hand surgeon's patients undergoing excision of primary and recurrent ganglion cysts from 2010 to 2015...
January 1, 2018: Hand: Official Journal of the American Association for Hand Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29290320/-sarcomatoid-carcinoma-of-larynx-a-histological-challenge
#16
Alejandra Osorio-Velásquez, Carlos M Chiesa-Estomba, Frank A Betances-Reinoso, M Pilar San Miguel-Fraile, José A Ortiz-Rey
INTRODUCTION: Sarcomatoid carcinoma can occur in any part of the body; in the head and neck it occurs most frequently in the major salivary glands, with only about 1% of cases found in the larynx. As it has both epithelial and mesenchymal components, there are many theories concerning its origin and it can prove a diagnostic challenge. CASE REPORT: A 76 year old male smoker presented with dysphonia. Vocal cord injury was found on examination but no lymphadenopathy or metastases were present...
January 2018: Revista Española de Patología
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29218091/angiogenic-and-wound-healing-potency-of-fermented-virgin-coconut-oil-in-vitro-and-in-vivo-studies
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Ahmad H Ibrahim, Haibo Li, Sawsan S Al-Rawi, Aman Shah Abdul Majid, Omar Am Al-Habib, Xiaobo Xia, Amin Ms Abdul Majid, Dan Ji
OBJECTIVE: The process of wound healing involves activation of keratinocytes, fibroblasts, endothelial cells, etc. Angiogenesis is crucial during the process of wound healing. Virgin coconut oil is widely utilized in South Asia for various purposes including food, medicinal and industrial applications. This study aimed to evaluate the potency of fermented virgin coconut oil (FVCO) in angiogenesis and wound healing via both in vitro and in vivo assays. METHODS: Human umbilical vein endothelial (HUVEC), fibroblast (CCD-18) and retinal ganglion (RGC-5) cells were cultured in medium containing different concentrations of FVCO...
2017: American Journal of Translational Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29148641/ganglioneuroma-of-the-neck-a-case-report
#18
Woubedel Kiflu, Tihitena Negussie
Ganglioneuroma (GN) is benign tumor arising from sympathetic ganglion which commonly occurs at posterior mediastinum, retroperitoneum and adrenal gland. Rarely, it may also present in cervical region as slow growing painless neck mass. Here we present a 7 years old female child with 4 years duration of slow growing left lateral neck mass. After proper investigations the patient was prepared & taken to the operation room for complete excision of the mass. Post operation biopsy settled the definitive diagnosis as Ganglioneuroma...
January 2017: Ethiopian Medical Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29108685/synovial-sarcoma-of-the-digits-a-case-report-of-an-unplanned-excision
#19
Julie Taranto, Marek F Havlat
Synovial sarcoma is a rare occurrence in the lower extremity, although the presenting symptoms can mimic those of other more common and benign musculoskeletal pathologies. We present the case of a patient who was originally thought to have a Morton's neuroma or ganglionic cyst. The correct diagnosis, synovial sarcoma, was determined only after an unplanned excision. Despite the patient presenting with symptoms similar to those of a compressive neuropathy, a high index of suspicion should be present when a patient presents with any soft tissue mass, especially if it has an unusual clinical appearance to avoid an unplanned excision...
March 2018: Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery: Official Publication of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29022775/arthroscopic-versus-open-excision-of-dorsal-ganglion-cysts-a-systematic-review
#20
Catherine Crawford, Aakash Keswani, Andrew J Lovy, Isaiah Levy, Kristina Lutz, Jaehon Kim, Michael Hausman
We conducted a systematic review comparing recurrence and complication rate following open versus arthroscopic excision of ganglion cysts. Sixteen full-text articles were included. The pooled recurrence rate of open excision was 20% (range: 5.6-40.7%) with Q value of 27 and I(2) of 82%. The pooled recurrence rate of arthroscopic excision was 9% (range: 0-17%) with Q value of 10 and I(2) of 2%. Eleven of 16 studies were low quality or had a high risk of bias; however, excluding low quality studies or those with high risk of bias produced similar recurrence rates in arthroscopic and open excision (7...
January 1, 2017: Journal of Hand Surgery, European Volume
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