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Chronic Skin Ulcer due to Mycobacterium Simiae in an Immunocompetent Lady
Lakshmi Vemu, Ashok R, Chaitanya Veena and G Satyanarayana
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: August 04, 2 018
Skin and soft tissue infections (SSTIs) with Nontuberculous Mycobacteria (NTMs) are increasingly encountered in recent times. We describe a case of a chronic non-healing ulcer on the foot of a young immunocompetent lady caused by Mycobacterium simiae. The diagnostic approach and successful management of the case have been reviewed. This is probably the first case report SSTI due to M. simiae from India.

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Clinical Characteristics and Predictors of Recurrence and Surgical Management of Pneumothorax
Chihiro Nakano, Toru Yamagishi, Norio Kodaka, Kayo Watanabe, Kumiko Kishimoto, Takeshi Oshio, Kumiko Niitsuma, Nagashige Shimada and Hiroto Matsuse
Article Type: Original Article | First Published: July 30, 2018
Most cases of pneumothorax comprise primary spontaneous pneumothorax (PSP), which usually occurs in young, tall men and results from rupture of subpleural blebs or bullae. Secondary spontaneous pneumothorax (SSP), on the other hand, is associated with an underlying lung disease, such as emphysema or asthma; acute or chronic infections; lung cancer; and congenital disease, including cystic fibrosis, catamenial pneumothorax, and lymphangioleiomyomatosis.

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Found the Needle in the Haystack! The Case of a Fishbone Causing Vasovagal Syncopes and Abdominal Pain: A Case Report
Daniel Sermoneta, Francesco Favi, Carlo Salvadori, Marco Coniglio and Francesco Saverio Mari
Article Type: Original Article | First Published: July 30, 2018
Foreign body ingestion is a very common reason for access to the Emergency Department and in most cases, it doesn't cause symptoms; in case of fishbones, intestinal perforation is rare but possible. In this report, besides the typical picture of bowel perforation, we found atypical symptoms due to the specific location.

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Histomorphometric Evaluation of Intraepithelial Papillary Capillaries in Oral Lichen Planus: A Histopathological Study
Kazuhiro Hasegawa, Hiroyuki Sakamaki, Masahiro Higuchi, Masaaki Suemitsu, Chieko Taguchi, Ko Ito, Miyuki Morikawa, Tadahiko Utsunomiya, Toshirou Kondoh and Kayo Kuyama
Article Type: Original Article | First Published: July 30, 2018
Definitive diagnosis of oral lichen planus (OLP) is important for planning treatment. The problems and difficulties of diagnosing OLP based on histopathological features were showing inter- and intra-observer variability. In terms of pathological diagnosis on OLP, microvascular appearance was not highly valued. Comparative histomorphometric analysis of intraepithelial papillary capillary loops (IPCLs) of OLP was performed to investigate the potential for use as diagnostic criteria.

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A Case of Primary Pulmonary Artery Intimal Sarcoma
Chiyo Yano, Masaki Tominaga, Keisuke Miwa, Yoshiko Naito, Yuki Sakazaki, Takuma Koga, Masaki Okamoto, Tomotaka Kawayama, Tomoaki Hoshino, Reiji Muto, Koichi Ohshima and Masanori Hisaoka
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: July 26, 2018
A 28-year-old Japanese woman complained of right chest pain, fever, and cough. Chest radiography revealed consolidation in her right lower lobe with a pleural effusion. She was diagnosed with pneumonia and treated with antibiotics, but her condition did not improve. She was referred to our hospital for evaluation. Contrast-enhanced computed tomography (CT) demonstrated a large saddle filling defect extending into the right pulmonary artery as well as the proximal lower lobe pulmonary artery branch.

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Lumbar Sympathetic Block for Bilateral Post-Prostatectomy Lower Extremity Pain in the Femoral Nerve Distribution
Fadi Farah, Antranig Kalaydjian, Yuen Cheng, Pascal Scemama and Martin Acquadro
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: July 26, 2018
Lower extremities nerves damage is a known complication of prostatectomies. Lumbar sympathetic block is a well-established treatment for sympathetically-mediated lower extremity pain. We report a case of bilateral lower extremity pain in a femoral distribution that developed after a robotic assisted prostatectomy and resolved after a lumbar sympathetic block.

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A Case of Rhizopus Keratitis
pradeep Kumar Mada, Gabriel Castano, Marithe G Gutierrez-Roberts and Andrew Stevenson Joel Chandranesan
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: July 25, 2018
Mycotic keratitis has been reported from many different parts of the world, with a worldwide incidence varying from 17% to 36% in various studies. It is particularly common in tropical areas, where the incidence ranges between 14%-40% of all ocular mycoses. Early diagnosis is highly important in every patient with the corneal lesion because infectious keratitis caused by various organisms such as bacteria, viruses, fungi, or Acanthamoeba the leading cause of monocular blindness.

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Efficacy of Platelet-Rich Fibrin in Bone Regeneration of the Jaws: A Systematic Review
Jorge Lolas Millard, Emilio Moreno Apablaza, Rodrigo FariƱa Sirandoni, Alfonso Vergara Carmona and Daniel Pino Diaz
Article Type: Research Article | First Published: July 23, 2018
There are two categories or generations of autologous platelets concentrate (APC). The first generation or gels rich in growth factors (GFs) are obtained using anticoagulants and require subsequent platelet activation through the addition of thrombin or calcium chloride. In this group is the platelet-rich plasma (PRP).

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Insulin Regulates Circulating Omentin, Fatty Acid Binding Protein-4 and Chemerin, but not Irisin in Man
Nandita K Shankar, Clayton A Dehn, Robert V Considine and Helmut O Steinberg
Article Type: Research Article | First Published: July 23, 2018
Omentin, fatty acid binding protein-4 (FABP-4), chemerin and irisin are chemokines whose circulating levels are altered in insulin resistant states. However, there is limited insight into function of these chemokines as well as the potential role of insulin in the modulation of these chemokines. We tested the hypothesis that insulin alters these chemokines by measuring changes in their circulating levels in response to elevated insulin in a group of healthy non-obese subjects.

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Connecting Physician Preceptors with Medical Students in the Ambulatory Setting
Kristen Rundell, Diana Bahner, Deborah Lan, Victoria Cannon and Ann Scheck McAlearney
Article Type: Research Article | First Published: July 23, 2018
In 2012, the Ohio State University College of MEDICINE began implementing a new, competency based medical school curriculum. Early clinical service-learning experiences were one of the hallmarks of this new curriculum, giving first year students opportunities to work with real patients in clinical settings while meeting patient care learning objectives. Integration of the bioscience, clinical skills and social curriculum within a safe teaching environment helps to promote the professional identity of the student.

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