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Wiener Medizinische Wochenschrift OnlineFirst articles

28.09.2020 | letter to the editor

Importance of evaluating occult HBV risk factors in a low endemic area for HBV infection

Mohammad Reza Aghasadeghi, Mohammad Banifazl, M.D. & Ph.D. Amitis Ramezani

21.09.2020 | brief report

Retronychia—an uncommon cause of chronic proximal nail fold inflammation

Retronychia is defined as nail plate ingrowth into the proximal nail fold causing pain and perionyxis. We report on a case series of seven patients seen from 2001 to 2020 (mean age 20 years). Xanthonychia was observed in all nails. Total nail …

MD Prof. Uwe Wollina

21.09.2020 | case report

Tourette syndrome or PANDAS—a case report

Tourette syndrome (TS), a relatively common disorder, has been gaining more attention during the past two decades because of an increased number of reports. Nevertheless, it is still not completely understood. Furthermore, a clinical entity called …

Rhea Singh, MD, PhD, ScD Prof. Dr. of medical sciences Nataliya Nekrasova, MD, PhD, ScD Prof. Dr. of medical sciences Dmytro Butov

21.09.2020 | originalarbeit Open Access

Personenbezogene Gesundheitsdaten in einer Pandemie – ethische und rechtliche Aspekte

Im Zusammenhang mit der COVID-19-Pandemie ist immer wieder das Argument zu hören gewesen, Gesundheitsschutz müsse dem Datenschutz jedenfalls vorgehen. In dieser Pauschalität ist diese Aussage zwar plakativ, aber weder aus ethischer noch aus …

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Martina Schmidhuber, Univ.-Prof. Dr. Karl Stöger

21.08.2020 | wmw history

Briefsammlung Wittelshöfer

Andreas Hummel

05.08.2020 | case report

Atypical vascular proliferations of the neck

Atypical vascular proliferations (AVP) are a late complication after radiotherapy. Most cases have been reported in female breast cancer patients on the chest wall. These lesions are mostly of the lymphatic type. Herein, we report a blood …

MD Uwe Wollina, MD Jacqueline Schönlebe, MD André Koch, PhD Michael Tirant, MD José C. Cardoso, MD Ayşe Serap Karadag

03.08.2020 | case report

Confluent abscesses in autochthonous back muscles after spinal injections

A case report and narrative review of the literature on low back pain and spinal injections

Injection therapy is a frequently used method for the treatment of subacute and chronic low back pain (LBP) despite scant evidence for its effectiveness. To date there are relatively few studies comparing this method with other treatments.

Benjamin Hadzimuratovic, Andreas Mittelbach, Arian Bahrami, Jochen Zwerina, PD Dr. Roland Kocijan

22.07.2020 | review

Premature rupture of the membranes at 16 weeks: report of a successful outcome of pregnancy and review of the literature

Prelabor rupture of the fetal membranes (premature rupture of membranes, PROM) before or at the limit of fetal viability is condition associated with significant and serious pediatric morbidity and mortality. It is a rare problem, with an …

Darko Tomica, Mario Puljiz, MD Luka Marcelić, Damir Danolić, Daniel Haubenberger, Ilija Alvir, Ivica Mamić, Lucija Šušnjar, Peter Diridl

20.07.2020 | letter to the editor

Comment on “No evidence of occult HBV infection in population born after mass vaccination”

MD Mahdi Safiabadi, Heidar Sharafi

10.07.2020 | case report

Persistent aseptic meningitis in a child—think patch

We report on a 12-year-old girl with a relapsed infratentorial low-grade glioma (pilocytic astrocytoma) adjacent to the fourth ventricle. 5 years after initial diagnosis and subtotal resection of the tumour, follow-up Magnetic Resonance Imaging …

M.D. Nasenien Nourkami-Tutdibi, M.D. Arne Simon, M.D. Rhoikos Furtwängler, M.D. Norbert Graf, M.D. Umut Yilmaz, M.D. Joachim Oertel, M.D. Sascha Meyer

10.07.2020 | images in science and medicine

Vaginal melanosis

Professor Dr. Georgi Tchernev, Dr. Gavrail Poterov, M.D. Assistant Professor Dr. Jose Carlos Cardoso

08.07.2020 | wmw history

Briefsammlung Wittelshöfer

Andreas Hummel

22.06.2020 | themenschwerpunkt

Die Schilddrüse im Alter

Physiologie und Pathologie

Gesunde ältere Menschen weisen Änderungen im Schilddrüsenhormonmetabolismus auf, die möglicherweise sogar aktiv zur Langlebigkeit beitragen können. Dies gilt es, auch bei der Behandlung von – prinzipiell ebenso wie bei Jüngeren auftretenden – …

Christina Tugendsam, Amir Kurtaran

29.05.2020 | wmw history

Briefsammlung Wittelshöfer

Andreas Hummel

26.05.2020 | original article

Erythrasma in athletes and football players

Erythrasma is a common superficial skin infection that most commonly affects the skin folds and presents with red-brown, flaky patches that are sharply demarcated. The term comes from Greek and means “red spot.” Erythrasma is caused by …

MD Lilia Zisova, Valentin Valchev, Georgi Kasabov

20.05.2020 | originalarbeit Open Access

Adolf Lorenz und sein Mentor Eduard Albert

Am Ende des 19. Jahrhunderts ermöglichte die Reichshauptstadt der k.k. Donaumonarchie, Wien, die Begegnung zweier bedeutender Persönlichkeiten der Medizingeschichte: des Chirurgen Eduard Albert (1841–1900) und dessen Schüler Adolf Lorenz …

Univ. Prof. Dr. Gerold Holzer, Dr. phil. Helena Kokešová

07.05.2020 | main topic

Preputial melanoma

Professor Dr. Georgi Tchernev, Dr. Ivanka Temelkova

27.04.2020 | Kopf-Hals-Chirurgie | review Open Access

Moderne Schilddrüsenchirurgie

Die hohe Qualität der Schilddrüsenchirurgie impliziert ein endokrin-chirurgisches Verständnis des Operateurs mit dem Ziel einer bestmöglichen Ergebnisqualität. Das beinhaltet ein befundadäquates Resektionsausmaß und eine möglichst niedrige Komplikationsrate. Der Chirurg sollte dafür frühzeitig in die Operationsindikation eingebunden sein.

Michael Hermann, Elisabeth Gschwandtner, Max Schneider, Laura Handgriff, Rupert Prommegger

25.03.2020 | wmw history

Briefsammlung Wittelshöfer

Andreas Hummel

13.03.2020 | case report

Reflectance confocal microscopic findings in a case of huge dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans

Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans is a slowly progressive, locally aggressive fibroblastic tumor which can be misdiagnosed in the early stage. Reflectance confocal microscopic features of dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans has been scarcely described …

MD Ayda Acar, MD Isil Karaarslan, MD Gunseli Ozturk, MD Banu Yaman, MD Fezal Ozdemir