Editorial

The “New” Life Span: Implications for Clinical Educators

As I move through “midlife”, I am increasingly a fan of the popularized notion that, “Today’s Sixty is Yesterday’s Forty”.

Published on 29 Dec, 2016


Editorial

How Case Reports were Defended against Evidence-Based Medicine, The New Empire?

For a few years and since the release of the expression on Medline in 1992 by Gordon Guyatt et al., interest in the Evidence Based Medicine (EBM) had skyrocketed and had induced a kind of globalization of its teaching.

Published on 28 Dec, 2016


Clinical Image

What’s Your Diagnosis?

A 29-year-old woman visited to our department with presenting recurrent pruritic erythematous crusted patches for 4 years.

Published on 27 Dec, 2016


Case Report

A Case of Nasal Squamous Cell Carcinoma with the Clinical Symptom of Recurrent Epistaxis in a Case of Nasal Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Malignant tumors in the nasal cavity and the paranasal sinus account for 1% of all cancers in the body.

Published on 26 Dec, 2016


Case Report

Rapidly Expanding Erosions in an Elderly Patient

An 85-year old male with diabetes and dementia presented with a two-week history of rapidly growing erosions spanning multiple dermatomes on the left side of the face.

Published on 26 Dec, 2016


Clinical Image

Hepatic Portal Venous Gas

A 75-year-old male with recurring adhesive ileus presented with abdominal pain. On clinical examination diminished bowel sounds were noted and the following abdominal x-ray confirmed our suspicion of intestinal obstruction.

Published on 23 Dec, 2016


Case Report

Simultaneous Bilateral Rupture of the Quadriceps Tendon Associated with Anabolic Steroids – A Case Report

Quadriceps tendon injuries are quite common but seldom ruptures can be seen bilaterally in both tendons.

Published on 22 Dec, 2016


Case Report

Skull Base Inverted Papilloma: A Case Report

Inverted papilloma is an uncommon primary nasal. Despite its benign nature, this tumor represents three typical characteristics: a high propensity of recurrence, local aggressiveness and association with malignancy.

Published on 21 Dec, 2016


Case Report

Xp22.33 Deletion: A Cause of Fetal Demise in a Male Fetus

We describe a pedigree in which a couple had one healthy boy and two pregnancies of male fetuses with fetal demise at 18 weeks, respectively 22 weeks of gestation. Both fetuses presented dysmorphic features at expulsion and were found to have an Xp22 deletion, encompassing 9 genes among which the SHOX gene.

Published on 21 Dec, 2016


Case Report

Neuroendocrine Tumor Mimicking Budd-Chiari Syndrome: A Case Report

Diffuse involvement of the liver with neoplastic processes can present a diagnostic dilemma. We present the case of a diffusely infiltrative neuroendocrine tumor (NET) that mimicked Budd-Chiari syndrome (BCS), not previously described in the literature.

Published on 20 Dec, 2016


Case Report

Syphilis in Pregnancy: Resurgent Preventable Disease

Syphilis in pregnancy can cause considerable fetal and neonatal morbidity and mortality. It is endemic in the developing world but it is now resurgent in the developed world.

Published on 20 Dec, 2016


Case Report

18F-FDG PET/CT Imaging of Parotid Gland Sarcoidosis in a Young Scandinavian Male

Sarcoidosis is a multisystem granulomatous disease of unknown cause that primarily involves the lungs.

Published on 19 Dec, 2016


Case Report

Polyarteritis Nodosa in Association with Lactate Dehydrogenase Deficiency: A Case Report

Introduction: We describe a patient with a long history of fatigue and exercise intolerance who became know to the Rheumatology service because of acute onset muscle pain and weight loss.

Published on 19 Dec, 2016


Case Series

Total Elbow Arthroplasty for Complete Bony Ankylosis of the Elbow in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Report of Three Cases

We report three cases of Total Elbow Arthroplasty (TEA) for complete bony ankylosis in patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA).

Published on 16 Dec, 2016


Case Report

Toxic Hepatitis and Coagulopathy due to Scorpion Sting

Scorpion sting can cause simple symptoms of local reddening and pain to severe complications. However, cases of toxic hepatitis and coagulopathy have been rarely reported so far.

Published on 12 Dec, 2016


Case Report

Spontaneous Resolutıon of Stauffer’s Syndrome in Advanced Renal Cell Carcınoma: A Case Report

Stauffer syndrome is characterized by abnormal liver function tests, hepato-splenomegaly, histologic changes consistent with non-specific hepatitis, and recovery of these abnormalities after nephrectomy, in patients with RCC.

Published on 09 Dec, 2016


Case Report

Elevated Prothrombin Time/International Normalized Ratio after Concomitant Administration of Erlotinib in Patients Receiving Warfarin: A Report on Two Cases

Adverse interactions between warfarin and cytotoxic agents are well documented; however, interactions between warfarin and erlotinib are not well characterized.

Published on 09 Dec, 2016


Case Report

Case of a Large Unruptured Sinus of Valsalva Aneurysm Invoving Non Coronary Cusp

A sinus of Valsalva aneurysm is a rare cardiac anomaly that may be congenital or acquired. It involves aneurysmal dilation of the coronary or non coronary cusps at the region of aortic root.

Published on 09 Dec, 2016


Case Report

Two Forms of Presentation of Confirmed Sporadic Creutzfeldt–Jakob Disease

Prion diseases are a rare type of neurodegenerative disease, and the sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob subtype is the most common.

Published on 09 Dec, 2016


Case Report

An Unusual Manifestation of Pancreatic Cancer

The following case presents an atypical manifestation of pancreatic cancer, the latter being diagnosed only after biopsy results.

Published on 08 Dec, 2016


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Rhino-Orbito-Cerebral Mucormycosis with Three Intracranial Complications: Infarct, Hemorrhage and Ophthalmoplegia

Rhino-orbito-cerebral mucormycosis is a rare life-threatening opportunistic fungal infection caused by fungi from the order Mucorales [1].

Published on 08 Dec, 2016


Case Report

Goltz-Gorlin Syndrome: Report of Two Cases

Goltz-Gorlin syndrome or Nevoid Basal Cell Carcinoma syndrome (NBCCS) is an infrequent multisystemic disease that is inherited in a dominant autosomal pattern, which shows a high level of penetrance and variable expressiveness.

Published on 07 Dec, 2016


Case Report

Pigmented Basal Cell Carcinoma

Basal cell carcinoma is the most common type of skin cancer but its pigmented variety is only about 6% of all Basal cell carcinomas.

Published on 06 Dec, 2016


Case Report

Neutropenia due to Tacrolimus in a Cadaveric Renal Transplant Patient

Myelosuppression is known to occur in kidney transplant recipients because of widely used immunosuppressant chemotherapeutic agents. Myelosuppression usually results with leukopenia and less often with neutropenia representing with percentages of 10 to 55% and 4.9 to 37.5% respectively [1,2].

Published on 06 Dec, 2016


Case Report

Dilated Cardiomyopathy in a 25-Year-Old Patient as a Result of Radiation and Chemotherapy after Stem Cell Transplantation

Dilated cardiomyopathy is a disorder characterized by chamber dilatation and cardiac dysfunction, which is not the result of an ischemic or valvular heart disease.

Published on 05 Dec, 2016


Case Report

Oropharyngeal Metastasis from Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma: A Rare Event

Metastatic oral malignancy accounts for 1% of all oral cancers. Primary tumor sites are lung, kidney, liver, breast, female genital organs and colo-rectum.

Published on 05 Dec, 2016





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