SYMMETRICAL MULTILOCULAR ANEURYSMS OF THE PERIPHERAL ARTERIES
- Purulent pericarditis caused by malignant oesophago-pericardial fistula Touati, Gilles D.; Carmi, Doron; Nzomvuama, Alphonse; Marticho, Paul // European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery;Nov2003, Vol. 24 Issue 5, p847
A case of purulent pericarditis with an unusual aetiology and a favourable outcome is reported. This patient presented with purulent pericarditis secondary to an oesophago-pericardial fistula caused by a squamous carcinoma of the oesophagus. A review of the literature revealed only a small...
- An unusual etiology of hypertension in a 5-year-old boy. Menschik, David; Lovvorn, Harold; Hill, Ashley; Kelly, Patrick; Jones, Deborah P. // Pediatric Nephrology;Jul2002, Vol. 17 Issue 7, p524
Ganglioneuromas are rare benign tumors of neural crest origin, arising from ganglia of the sympathetic nervous system and adrenal medulla. These masses are usually detected during the first 2 decades of life and are generally discovered incidentally. We present a 5-year-old boy with sickle...
- Social aetiology of violent deaths in Swedish children and youth. A. Hjern; S. Bremberg // Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health;Sep2002, Vol. 56 Issue 9, p688
STUDY OBJECTIVE: To describe the contribution of social conditions for the main causes of injury deaths in Swedish children and youth aged 5-25 years. DESIGN: Cohort study. All children below 15 years of age that resided in Sweden 1985 were followed up during 1991-1995. Injury deaths were...
- Make mine homegrown. Shortal, Paige Byrne // Countryside & Small Stock Journal;Nov/Dec2001, Vol. 85 Issue 6, p63
Discusses theories on the etiology of emerging health conditions found in children.
- Kawasaki Disease. J. O. // School Health Alert;Oct2011, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p2
The article provides information on Kawasaki Disease (KD), an acute, febrile systemic vasculitis. The article further states that KD is the most common cause of disease among the U.S. children and that if untreated the patients are likely to develop coronary artery aneurysms. The article also...
- Commentary on "A Case of Acute Cardiomyopathy and Pericarditis Associated with Methylphenidate"; Cardiovasc Toxicol, DOI 10.1007/s12012-009-9033-7. Ghanizadeh, Ahmad // Cardiovascular Toxicology;Summer2009, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p105
In this article the author comments on Dadfarmay and colleagues' case report on the association of methylphenidates to acute cardiomyopathy and pericarditis. He argues that the association needs further discussion by refering to the urinary test positive for marijuana, whereby the additive...
- Bacterial pericarditis requires antibacterial therapy tailored to the causative organism and patient. Adis International Limited // Drugs & Therapy Perspectives;Sep2005, Vol. 21 Issue 9, p7
Presents information on the management of bacterial pericarditis. Causes of the disease; Symptoms of the disease; Effectiveness of antibacterials in the treatment of the disease.
- Pericarditis. // Diseases & Disorders: A Nursing Therapeutics Manual, 2nd edition;2002, p751
Presents an encyclopedia entry for pericarditis. Causes; Gender and life span considerations; Primary nursing diagnosis; Treatment modalities for pericarditis.
- Pericarditis. Suki, Wadi N. // Kidney International Supplement;Mar1988, Issue 24, pS-10
Focuses on the techniques for detecting pericardial disease. Details on the classical way of classifying pericardial disease in chronic renal failure; Existence of pericardial effusion or pericardial thickening in patients prior to the initiation of dialysis; Etiology of dialysis-associated...