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[Brodie's abscess, a pathology difficult to diagnose].

Rev Chil Pediatr 2020 Dec 1;91(6):947-952. Epub 2020 Dec 1.

Departamento de Traumatología y Ortopedia, Hospital Clínico, Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago, Chile.

Introduction: Acute osteoarticular infections in children are rare pathologies, therefore early diagnosis and prompt treatment are crucial to avoid acute and long-term complications. Brodie's abscess (BA) is an un common type of subacute osteomyelitis, difficult to diagnose, so clinical suspicion is essential. Ob jective: To describe a case of Brodie's abscess and its etiological and clinical features. Read More

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December 2020

The effect of propolis plus Hyoscyamus niger L. methanolic extract on clinical symptoms in patients with acute respiratory syndrome suspected to COVID-19: A clinical trial.

Phytother Res 2021 Apr 15. Epub 2021 Apr 15.

Physiology Research Center, Kashan University of Medical Sciences, Kashan, Iran.

The outbreak of Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has caused a global health crisis. Nevertheless, no antiviral treatment has yet been proven effective for treating COVID-19 and symptomatic supportive cares have been the most common treatment. Therefore, the present study was designed to evaluate the effects of propolis and Hyoscyamus niger L. Read More

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Esophageal Variceal Ligation Monotherapy versus Combined Ligation and Sclerotherapy for the Treatment of Esophageal Varices.

Can J Gastroenterol Hepatol 2021 29;2021:8856048. Epub 2021 Mar 29.

Department of Gastroenterology, Lishui Hospital of Zhejiang University, Lishui Municipal Central Hospital, The Fifth Affiliated Hospital of Wenzhou Medical University, Lishui 32300, Zhejiang Province, China.

Currently, endoscopic variceal ligation (EVL) monotherapy is the standard therapy for managing esophageal variceal hemorrhage. Patients generally need several sessions of endoscopy to achieve optimal variceal ablation, and the varices can recur afterward. Endoscopic injection sclerotherapy (EIS) is an older technique, associated with certain complications. Read More

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Septic Shock Due to Capnocytophaga canimorsus Infection in a Splenectomized Patient.

Cureus 2021 Mar 10;13(3):e13815. Epub 2021 Mar 10.

Internal Medicine Department, Centro Hospitalar de Vila Nova de Gaia/Espinho, Vila Nova de Gaia, PRT.

is a gram-negative rod that is part of the commensal flora of dogs' mouths. Among splenectomized patients who maintain close contact with dogs, the bacteria can lead to infection and fulminant sepsis even without evidence of a skin breach. In this report, we describe the case of a 71-year-old woman who had undergone splenectomy 35 years ago. Read More

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Unusual cause of gas complicating a biloma, postcholecystectomy.

BMJ Case Rep 2021 Apr 15;14(4). Epub 2021 Apr 15.

Radiology Department, University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust, Poole, UK.

A 50-year-old man presented to the emergency department with abdominal pain, vomiting and fever. He had been admitted 6 months ago with acute cholecystitis when he underwent endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) to remove ductal gallstones. Elective cholecystectomy was performed 3 days prior to the current admission. Read More

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Serological and molecular study of Leptospira in pediatric patients at a tertiary care centre of northern India.

Indian J Med Microbiol 2021 Apr 12. Epub 2021 Apr 12.

Department of Centre for Integrative Medicine & Research, AIIMS, New Delhi, India. Electronic address:

Leptospirosis is considered as one of the most neglected zoonotic tropical diseases. Animals and humans acquire this infection through direct contact with contaminated urine or body fluids of infected animals. This prospective study was undertaken to know the proportion of leptospirosis in pediatric patients presented with acute febrile illness at the Post Graduate Department of Microbiology, King George's Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. Read More

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Responsiveness of Routine Diagnostic Tests for Vertebral Osteomyelitis May be Influenced by the Infecting Organism.

Spine J 2021 Apr 12. Epub 2021 Apr 12.

University of Missouri Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Columbia, MO, USA. Electronic address:

Background Context: Vertebral osteomyelitis (VO) becomes increasingly more prevalent as people age, and it is a condition seen frequently by referral center spine surgeons. It can take as long as six months for a proper diagnosis to be made. Staphylococcus aureus (S. Read More

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Confronting COVID-19-associated cough and the post-COVID syndrome: role of viral neurotropism, neuroinflammation, and neuroimmune responses.

Lancet Respir Med 2021 Apr 12. Epub 2021 Apr 12.

Department of Respiratory Medicine, Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Trust, London, UK; Experimental Studies Unit, National Heart & Lung Institute, Imperial College London, UK. Electronic address:

Cough is one of the most common presenting symptoms of COVID-19, along with fever and loss of taste and smell. Cough can persist for weeks or months after SARS-CoV-2 infection, often accompanied by chronic fatigue, cognitive impairment, dyspnoea, or pain-a collection of long-term effects referred to as the post-COVID syndrome or long COVID. We hypothesise that the pathways of neurotropism, neuroinflammation, and neuroimmunomodulation through the vagal sensory nerves, which are implicated in SARS-CoV-2 infection, lead to a cough hypersensitivity state. Read More

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A 52-year-old man with asymptomatic giant thoracic-abdominal aortic aneurysm.

J Card Surg 2021 Apr 14. Epub 2021 Apr 14.

Department of Cardiac Surgery, DeltaHealth Hostital, Shanghai, China.

A 52-year-old man was admitted to our hospital for a "CT-diagnosed thoracic-abdominal aortic aneurysm." One week ago, the patient had repeated dry coughs and went to the local hospital for treatment. A chest radiograph revealed a huge mass in the left thoracic cavity. Read More

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Bilateral pheochromocytoma revealed by acute abdominal pain in a child. A case report.

Pediatr Endocrinol Diabetes Metab 2021 Apr 15. Epub 2021 Apr 15.

Department of Pediatrics, University Hospital Farhat Hached, Sousse, Tunisia.

Pheochromocytoma is a rare tumor during childhood, originating from the chromafine tissue. The clinical presentation can be variable and assembling many other diseases. This tumor submits specific care problems. Read More

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Case 11-2021: A 39-Year-Old Woman with Fever, Flank Pain, and Inguinal Lymphadenopathy.

N Engl J Med 2021 Apr;384(15):1448-1456

From the Departments of Medicine (R.C.C., A.M.N.), Radiology (M.S.), Pediatrics (A.M.N.), and Pathology (A.R.S.), Massachusetts General Hospital, and the Departments of Medicine (R.C.C., A.M.N.), Radiology (M.S.), Pediatrics (A.M.N.), and Pathology (A.R.S.), Harvard Medical School - both in Boston.

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Retroperitoneoscopic nephrectomy versus open surgery for non-tuberculous pyonephrotic nonfunctioning kidney: a single-center experience.

Transl Androl Urol 2021 Mar;10(3):1212-1221

Department of Urology, Tongji Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China.

Background: Patients with obstructive pyonephrotic nonfunctioning kidney (OPNK) often require simple nephrectomy for long-term severe clinical symptoms. We aimed to analyze the outcomes of retroperitoneal laparoscopy versus open surgery for OPNK.

Methods: The study included clinical data of 69 patients with non-tuberculous OPNK from January 2015 to June 2019 in a single center. Read More

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A Previously Healthy 18-Year-Old Male With Fever, Arrhythmia, and Shock.

Pediatrics 2021 Apr 13. Epub 2021 Apr 13.

Department of Pediatrics, Rush Medical College, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois.

A male individual aged 18 years with no significant past medical history presented with fever, headache, dry cough, and chest pain. On clinical examination, he had tachycardia and hypotension needing intravenous fluid resuscitation and inotropic support. A chest radiograph revealed streaky lung opacities, and he was treated with antibiotics for suspected community-acquired pneumonia complicated by septic shock. Read More

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Kawasaki disease with acute myocarditis in an adolescent.

BMJ Case Rep 2021 Apr 13;14(4). Epub 2021 Apr 13.

Pediatrics, Yokohama Minami Kyosai Hospital, Yokohama, Japan.

A previously healthy 16-year-old adolescent was admitted to our hospital with fever, sore throat, diarrhoea, strawberry tongue, rashes on lower extremities, and pain in the neck, abdomen and joints. He was initially diagnosed with IgA vasculitis triggered by acute pharyngitis. Despite antibiotic treatment, he gradually developed multiorgan failure and cardiac shock. Read More

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COVID-19 IgG-related autoimmune inflammatory necrotizing myositis.

BMJ Case Rep 2021 Apr 13;14(4). Epub 2021 Apr 13.

Rheumatology, Montefiore Hospital and Medical Center, Bronx, New York, USA.

The COVID-19 pandemic caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus has affected millions of people around the globe. The most common presentation of COVID-19 is fever and upper and lower respiratory tract infection. Myalgia is fairly common in the prodromal phase of the viral illness which self-resolves. Read More

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Spontaneous rupture of pyogenic liver abscess with subcapsular hemorrhage mimicking ruptured hepatocellular carcinoma: A case report.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2021 Apr;100(15):e25457

Department of Surgery, Soonchunhyang Uiversity Cheonan Hospital, Soonchunhyang University College of Medicine, Cheonan-si, Chungcheongnam-do, Republic of Korea.

Rationale: Spontaneous rupture of PLA (pyogenic liver abscess) is an extremely rare and life-threatening event. Ruptured PLA is very difficult to distinguish from malignant HCC (hepatocellular cancer) rupture or cholangiocarcinoma rupture on CT (computed tomography) scan.

Patient Concerns: We describe the case of a 71-year-old man with fever, right upper abdominal pain, nausea with intermittent vomiting, and general fatigue. Read More

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Adverse Events in Healthcare Workers after the First Dose of ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 or BNT162b2 mRNA COVID-19 Vaccination: a Single Center Experience.

J Korean Med Sci 2021 Apr 12;36(14):e107. Epub 2021 Apr 12.

Division of Infectious Diseases, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.

Coronavirus disease 2019 vaccinations for healthcare workers (HCWs) have begun in South Korea. To investigate adverse events (AEs) of the first dose of each vaccine, any symptom was collected daily for seven days after vaccination in a tertiary hospital. We found that 1,301 of 1,403 ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 recipients and 38 of 80 BNT162b2 recipients reported AEs respectively (90. Read More

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A 59-year-old man with persistent fever, aphasia and leg pain.

CMAJ 2021 Apr;193(15):E517-E520

Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Université Laval, Québec, Que.

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Favourable outcome after a delayed complication secondary to COVID-19.

BMJ Case Rep 2021 Apr 12;14(4). Epub 2021 Apr 12.

Respiratory Medicine, University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust, Stoke-on-Trent, UK

A 41-year-old man was admitted to hospital with 7-day history of fever, cough and having had a positive SARS-CoV-2 PCR test. The chest radiograph (CXR) showed bilateral peripheral parenchymal infiltrates. He required 4 L/min oxygen via nasal cannula for 72 hours and was discharged after 7 days with appropriate advice. Read More

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Familial Mediterranean Fever Patients may have Unmet Needs for the Treatments of Exertional Leg Pain and Enthesitis.

Reumatol Clin 2021 Apr 9. Epub 2021 Apr 9.

Kartal Dr. Lutfi Kirdar Training and Research Hospital, Department of Rheumatology, Istanbul, Turkey.

Introduction: Exertional leg pain (ELP) and enthesitis are musculoskeletal findings in familial Mediterranean fever (FMF). They are not accepted as principal treatment targets. In this study, we assessed the effectiveness of treatments on ELP and enthesitis. Read More

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Thyroid tuberculosis.

Indian J Tuberc 2021 Apr 12;68(2):272-278. Epub 2020 Sep 12.

Department of General Surgery, Dr Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital and Post Graduate, Institute of Medical Education and Research, New Delhi, India. Electronic address:

Thyroid tuberculosis is a rare disease. Its incidence is low even in countries where prevalence of pulmonary tuberculosis is high (0.1-0. Read More

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Clinical characteristics and outcome of influenza virus infection among adults hospitalized with severe COVID-19: a retrospective cohort study from Wuhan, China.

BMC Infect Dis 2021 Apr 12;21(1):341. Epub 2021 Apr 12.

Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Beijing Hospital, National Center of Gerontology, the Institute of Geriatric Medicine, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Beijing, People's Republic of China.

Background: Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is an emerging infectious disease that rapidly spreads worldwide and co-infection of COVID-19 and influenza may occur in some cases. We aimed to describe clinical features and outcomes of severe COVID-19 patients with co-infection of influenza virus.

Methods: Retrospective cohort study was performed and a total of 140 patients with severe COVID-19 were enrolled in designated wards of Sino-French New City Branch of Tongji Hospital between Feb 8th and March 15th in Wuhan city, Hubei province, China. Read More

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[Clinical features and predictors of severity in 1022 adults with COVID-19].

Rev Med Chil 2020 Oct;148(10):1387-1397

Departamento de Enfermedades Respiratorias, Facultad de Medicina, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago, Chile.

Background: In December 2019, coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) emerged in Wuhan city and spread rapidly throughout China and the world.

Aim: To describe the clinical features, risk factors, and predictors of hospitalization in adult patients treated for acute respiratory infections associated with coronavirus SARS-CoV-2.

Material And Methods: Descriptive prospective study of ambulatory and hospitalized adult patients with confirmed COVID-19 attended between April 1 and May 31, 2020. Read More

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October 2020

Outcomes after cervical vertebral interbody fusion using an interbody fusion device and polyaxial pedicle screw and rod construct in 10 horses (2015-2019).

Equine Vet J 2021 Apr 12. Epub 2021 Apr 12.

Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, 300 West Drake Road, Fort Collins, Colorado, 80523, USA.

Background: Further development of surgical techniques for equine cervical stabilisation is necessary to make the procedure less technically demanding, reduce complications, and improve outcomes.

Objective: To describe clinical outcomes and owner reports in horses undergoing placement of an interbody fusion device and polyaxial pedicle screw and rod construct for cervical vertebral fusion in horses with cervical vertebral compressive myelopathy.

Study Design: Retrospective case series. Read More

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Role of Biological Agents in the Treatment of SARS-CoV-2-Associated Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children.

J Clin Rheumatol 2021 Apr 9. Epub 2021 Apr 9.

From the Department of Pediatric Rheumatology, Ankara Children's Hospital, University of Health Sciences Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Ankara Children's Hospital, Ankara Yildirim Beyazit University Department of Pediatric Intensive Care, Ankara Children's Hospital, University of Health Sciences Department of Pediatric Rheumatology, Faculty of Medicine, Selçuk University Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Ankara Children's Hospital, University of Health Sciences Department of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Ankara Children's Hospital, Ankara Yildirim Beyazit University Department of Pediatric Hematology, Ankara Children's Hospital, University of Health Sciences Department of Pediatric Surgery, Ankara Children's Hospital, Ankara Yildirim Beyazit University, Ankara, Turkey.

Objectives: The aims of this study were to evaluate the role of biological agents in the treatment of severe multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) and to assess the current application, outcomes, and adverse effects in patients who are followed up in a pediatric intensive care unit (PICU).

Patients And Methods: This observational, descriptive, medical records review study was performed on patients with MIS-C admitted to the PICU between September 1 and November 1, 2020. Through medical records review, we confirmed that patients were positive for current or recent SARS-CoV-2 infection or for COVID-19 exposure history within the 4 weeks before the onset of symptoms. Read More

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Helminthic Infection in the Background of Active Pulmonary Tuberculosis: An Underreported Co-infection.

Cureus 2021 Mar 6;13(3):e13741. Epub 2021 Mar 6.

Internal Medicine, Government Medical College and Hospital, Chandigarh, IND.

Helminthic infections are widely prevalent in resource-poor countries. Tuberculosis, a disease contributing significantly to morbidity and mortality in endemic areas, often co-exists with helminthic infections. Poor living standards predispose to both of them. Read More

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Exploring a Nursing Home-Specific, Interdisciplinary, Function-Focused, Communicative Framework Based on Situation, Background, Assessment, and Recommendation.

J Nurs Res 2021 Mar 15. Epub 2021 Mar 15.

PhD, RN, Assistant Professor, Department of Nursing, Cheongju University, Cheongju, Republic of Korea PhD, RN, Research Professor, College of Nursing, Korea University, Seoul, Republic of Korea PhD, RN, Professor, College of Nursing, and BK21 FOUR R&E Center for Learning Health Systems, Korea University, Seoul, Republic of Korea.

Background: Improved methods of communication are needed among professionals in related fields to address the increasing complexity of clinical situations and various levels of functioning experienced by older adults who live in nursing homes.

Purpose: The purpose of this study was to explore function-focused clinical communication among nurses and providers based on the Situation, Background, Assessment, Recommendation (SBAR) approach toward interdisciplinary collaboration to maintain function among nursing home residents and to identify the characteristics of SBAR flows in nursing homes.

Methods: Detailed interviews with 28 interdisciplinary professionals working in four nursing homes were conducted. Read More

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Clinical characteristics and risk factors for intracranial hemorrhage or infarction in patients with dengue.

J Microbiol Immunol Infect 2021 Mar 31. Epub 2021 Mar 31.

Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan; College of Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan; School of Medicine, Graduate Institute of Medicine, Sepsis Research Institute, College of Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan; Department of Biological Science and Technology, College of Biological Science and Technology, National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan. Electronic address:

Background: Intracranial hemorrhage (ICH) or infarction in dengue cases is rare but very challenging for clinicians. We report these uncommon complications of dengue patients and focused on the significant factors associated with ICH or infarction in dengue patients.

Methods: This investigation was a retrospective study of 182 adult dengue patients who received brain computed tomography at three Taiwan hospitals during the 2014 and 2015 dengue outbreaks. Read More

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Optimal definition of coagulation syndrome after colorectal endoscopic submucosal dissection: a post hoc analysis of randomized controlled trial.

Int J Colorectal Dis 2021 Apr 11. Epub 2021 Apr 11.

Department of Gastroenterology and Metabolism, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, 1 Kawasumi, Mizuho-cho, Mizuho-ku, Nagoya, 467-8601, Japan.

Purpose: Endoscopic clipping closure after colorectal endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) did not reduce the incidence of post-ESD coagulation syndrome (PECS) in our recent randomized controlled trial (RCT); however, the definition of PECS is still controversial. The aim of this study is to establish optimal definition of PECS with additional analysis of RCT based on another definition.

Methods: In this multicenter, single-blind RCT, individuals were randomly assigned to colorectal ESD followed by endoscopic clipping closure or non-closure. Read More

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Putative anxiolytic-like behavioral effects of acute paracetamol in adult zebrafish.

Behav Brain Res 2021 Apr 7:113293. Epub 2021 Apr 7.

Bioscience Institute, University of Passo Fundo (UPF), Passo Fundo, RS, Brazil; Laboratory of Cell and Molecular Biology and Neurobiology, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Moscow, Russia; The International Zebrafish Neuroscience Research Consortium (ZNRC), Slidell, LA, USA. Electronic address:

Typically triggered by stress, anxiety disorders are most common and widespread mental illnesses. The zebrafish (Danio rerio) is rapidly becoming an important aquatic model species in stress research and central nervous system (CNS) drug screening. Paracetamol is currently the most prescribed medication for pain and fever, and is among the most commonly used drugs globally. Read More

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