Case Report

Valentino's Syndrome: A Life-Threatening Mimic of Acute Appendicitis

Perforated ulcers are a rare cause of abdominal pain, and may not be considered when pain is localized to the right lower quadrant (RLQ).

Published on 25 Aug, 2016


Case Report

A Combined Overdose of Diltiazem and Amlodipine: A Challenging Case

Calcium channel blocker (CCB) toxicity can be devastating, unpredictable, and complicating. A 65-year-old female with a history of hypertension and atrial fibrillation presented with altered mental status, hypotension, and bradycardia at 34 bpm.

Published on 25 Aug, 2016


Case Report

Idiopathic Spinal Cord Herniation Incarcerated into a Bone Hole: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

Background: Idiopathic spinal cord herniation (ISCH) was first reported in 1974 and is defined as a segment of spinal cord herniated through a ventral defect in the dura.

Published on 24 Aug, 2016


Case Report

Hyperglycemia Induced Reversible Hemiballismus as the Main Presentation of Newly Diagnosed Diabetes Mellitus

Diabetes Mellitus commonly presents as polyuria, polydipsia, fatigue and polyphagia, though patients presenting with acute complications at the time of diagnosis are not uncommon. Stroke and neuropathies are the most common neurological complications of diabetes.

Published on 24 Aug, 2016


Case Report

Plasma Cell Type Localized Intraorbital Castleman's Disease: A Case Report

A 76-year-old male presented with a 3-month history of progressive mass in the right eye area. Excisional biopsy revealed a well-circumscribed mass, histopathological and immunohistochemical studies of the orbital mass reveal the features consistent with plasma cell type Castleman's disease (CD).

Published on 24 Aug, 2016


Case Report

Giant Cell-rich Osteosarcoma in Temporal Bone: Case Report and Literature Review

Objective: Describe the clinical, imageological, and pathological features of Giant cell-rich osteosarcoma (GCRO), as well as differential diagnosis.

Published on 24 Aug, 2016


Case Report

Lobulation of the Testicles: A Case Report

Testicular lobulation is a rare congenital anomaly of the testicle. Scrotal ultrasound as a primary diagnostic modality of testicular abnormalities is very helpful in the diagnosis of testicular lobulation.

Published on 24 Aug, 2016


Case Report

Citrobacter Meningitis/Cerebritis: A Case Report

Citrobacter koseri (CK) is a facultative anaerobe that causes an uncommon, yet potentially neurologically devastating, form of neonatal meningitis/cerebritis. On imaging it often forms a characteristic polygonal-shaped abscess.

Published on 24 Aug, 2016


Case Report

Trifluperazine Induced Blepharospasm – A Missed Diagnosis

Tardive dystonia is a class of "tardive" movement disorder caused by antipsychotics and is specified by reflex muscle contraction, which may be tonic, spasmodic, patterned, or repetitive.

Published on 24 Aug, 2016


Case Report

Reversible Cytotoxic Cortex Oedema Associated with Levofloxacin-Induced Seizures. A Case Report

Aim: To describe a case of levofloxacin-induced seizures associated with reversible magnetic resonance (MR) brain alterations

Published on 23 Aug, 2016


Case Report

Groin Pain: A Case of a Giant Inguinal Hernia with Duodenal Perforation

Introduction: Giant inguinal hernias are defined as those extending below the midpoint of the inner thigh, in the standing position. They are extremely rare, accounting for approximately 0.5% of inguinal hernias.

Published on 22 Aug, 2016


Editorial

Isolated Celiac Artery Injury Following Blunt Abdominal Trauma

Isolated celiac artery injury is a rare event, especially post blunt traumatic injury. In the event of hemodynamically instability, surgical exploration and management is the obvious approach.

Published on 21 Aug, 2016


Case Report

Subcutaneous Emphysema, Pneumomediastinum and Spontaneousbilateral Pneumothoraces in Asthma

We present a case of severe asthma exacerbation which was complicated by spontaneous bilateral pneumothoraces (SBPT), pneumomediastinum (PM) and subcutaneous emphysema; all developing subsequent to one another.

Published on 20 Aug, 2016


Case Report

Hereditary Pancreatitis Associated with a Cationic Trypsinogen Mutation

Introduction: Hereditary pancreatitis is a very rare form of early pancreatitis with autosomal dominant pattern of inheritance.

Published on 19 Aug, 2016


Case Report

Methemoglobinemia from Prolonged Therapeutic Use of Phenazopyridine

Background: Phenazopyridine is often prescribed for patients suffering from urinary tract infections as its local analgesic properties can provide immediate symptomatic improvement.

Published on 19 Aug, 2016


Case Report

Solid Pseudopapillary Neoplasm of the Pancreas

A 35 year old presented with a 6 month history of an epigastric mass and upper abdominal discomfort.

Published on 18 Aug, 2016


Case Report

Amyopathic Dermatomyositis: A Challenging Diagnosis

The authors report the case of a 68-year-old woman, first admitted for hypoxemic respiratory insufficiency and constitutive symptoms.

Published on 17 Aug, 2016


Case Report

Herpes Zoster Ophthalmicus with Isolated Paralytic Mydriasis

Introduction: Herpes zoster ophthalmicus occurs when there is a reactivation of herpes 3 lying latent in the ophthalmic division of the trigeminal nerve.

Published on 16 Aug, 2016


Case Report

Neurological Complications Following a Retrobulbar Block. Is There a Role for Intravenous Lipid Emulsion (ILE)? A Case Report and Literature Review

Regional anaesthesia in eye surgery can lead to life-threatening complications such retrobulbar haemorrhage, local anaesthetic systemic toxicity (LAST), due to intra-arterial injection, and brain stem anaesthesia (BSA).

Published on 15 Aug, 2016





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