Case Report

An Unusual Case of a Neonatal Heart Murmur (Cardiac Tumour Presenting as a Heart Murmur in a Neonate)

A term neonate was found to have a harsh ejection systolic murmur on routine examination. The murmur was heard loudest at the left sternal edge, radiating throughout the precordium.

Published on 11 Aug, 2016


Case Report

Painful Blindness: A Diagnosis not to be Missed

A 62-year-old female was admitted with a history of left sided headache, mild proptosis and left ocular redness occurring during the last weeks. A brain MRI showed findings suggesting a carotid fistula.

Published on 08 Aug, 2016


Editorial

Complete Remission of Choriocarcinoma Achieved by Primary Systemic Intense Methotrexate (MTX) Chemotherapy, and the Success of Choriocarcinoma Prevention with MTX Chemotherapy after Hydatidiform Mole

Although medical history of a patient is described in common case report, the author had to keep the privacy of patients, and intended to report details of chemotherapy as well as prevention of choriocacinoma in the present paper.

Published on 05 Aug, 2016


Case Report

Soft Palate Schwannoma: A Rare Case of an Intraoral Mass

Introduction: Schwannomas are benign encapsulated neoplasms that arise from proliferation of Schwann cells and can originate from any cranial, peripheral, or autonomic nerve.

Published on 05 Aug, 2016


Case Report

Low Grade Fibromyxoid Sarcoma of the Neck: A Case Report

Low-grade fibromyxoid sarcoma (LGFMS) is a deceptively bland malignancy with potential for late recurrence and metastasis. It is a rare tumor but probably under-diagnosed because it is often confused with other entities.

Published on 04 Jul, 2016


Case Report

Common and Uncommon Complications of Autologous Pubovaginal Sling

Introduction: Erosion of autologous pubovaginal slings, placed for treatment of urinary stress incontinence, is uncommon. The complication profile of autologous slings differs from polypropylene midurethral slings.

Published on 18 Jul, 2016


Case Report

Treatment of Functional (Psychogenic) Tremor with a Mirror Box: A Case Report

An 18 year old right handed woman presented to the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center (MAPC) at the Barrow Neurological Institute (BNI) with a marked tremor of her right hand. The tremor was disabling, preventing or hindering her from performing her activities of daily living (ADLs).

Published on 15 Jul, 2016


Case Report

The Potential Role of 18F-FDG PET in the Early Detection of Basal Ganglia Germinoma in a 13-Year Old Patient with Diabetes Insipidus

Central nervous system (CNS) germ cell tumors (GCT) are a heterogeneous group of tumors arising predominantly in the midline structures of the pineal and/or suprasellar regions. Approximately, less than 14% of all intracranial GCTs occur in the basal ganglia or thalamus.

Published on 10 Jul, 2016


Case Report

An Exceptional GPA: Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis Presenting as Hypertrophic Pachymeningitis

Background: Granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA) is a necrotizing vasculitis usually involving small blood vessels that has been described to rarely effect the meninges, presenting with headaches and in our case papilledema.

Published on 28 Jul, 2016


Case Report

Amebic Liver Abscess Masquerading Like Pyogenic Hepatic Abscess: Get the Anchovy Sauce

Amebic liver abscess is an extra intestinal manifestation of an infection from the protozoan, Entamoeba histolytica. On the contrary, pyogenic hepatic abscess is a result of bacterial infection stemming from the bloodstream, biliary tract, abdominal cavity, or portal system.

Published on 21 Jul, 2016


Editorial

Neglected Obstructed Labor and the Need to Revive the "Dying Obstetric Art of Fetal Destructive Vaginal Operations" in the Developing Countries

Neglected obstructed labor is a major cause of feto-maternal morbidity and mortality in the developing countries [1-3]. Labor is obstructed when the presenting part of the fetus cannot progress into the birth canal despite strong uterine contractions [4].

Published on 22 Jul, 2016


Case Report

Increased Serum Ferritin and Decreased Serum Haptoglobin Levels Developing in a 40y Old Healthy Man Fasting for 3-Weeks

At following up a peculiar case of a healthy 40y-old man who voluntarily fasted for 21 days, we found unforeseen laboratory features suggestive of adaptive acute changes in iron metabolism, including increased serum ferritin, decreased serum haptoglobin and maintenance of normal blood hemoglobin and serum C-reactive protein levels, findings that could not be ascribed to the occurrence of infection or inflammation, but perhaps could be linked to a low-grade, sub clinical inflammation.

Published on 31 Jul, 2016


Case Report

Unusual Presentation of Hodgkin Lymphoma with Limbic Encephalitis (Ophelia Syndrome)

Introduction: Hodgkin lymphoma is a potentially curable lymphoma which has unique biological, clinical and histological characteristics. It is associated with multiple paraneoplastic neurological syndromes of which limbic encephalitis is a very rare presentation.

Published on 15 Jul, 2016


Case Report

Carotid Body Tumor Misdiagnosed as Adenocarcinoma Metastases

Forty three year old female patient was forwarded to us with the diagnosis of metastatic adenocarcinoma of unknown by the oncologist with a mass in the neck. In history, he said growing left neck mass in 5 months.

Published on 07 Jul, 2016


Case Report

Report of Two Cases of Accessory Splenic Tissue Mimicking a Neoplasm

Accessory spleen has been reported to occur in about 10-30% of the population and has been identified in a variety of areas such as the tail of the pancreas, the pelvis and the scrotum; however, the splenic hilum is the most common site.

Published on 10 Jul, 2016


Case Report

A Patient with Bilateral Tremors Secondary to a Unilateral Brainstem Lesion: The Utility of Mollaret's Triangle

A unilateral tremor developed in a patient's left arm after a right midbrain hemorrhage. Thirteen years later, a re-bleed into that same area caused an additional right arm tremor. He now had bilateral arm tremors from a unilateral midbrain hemorrhage.

Published on 05 Jul, 2016


Case Report

Primary Bone Lymphoma in a Patient Presenting with Persistent Knee Pain: A Case Report

Primary lymphoma of bone is an uncommon bone disease typically occurring in the pelvis, spine, and ribs. Only five cases have been reported as beginning in the patella.

Published on 15 Jul, 2016


Case Report

Kinsbourne Syndrome as the Unique Manifestation in Children with Neuroblastoma: Case Report

The opsoclonus-myoclonus-ataxia syndrome (OMAS) also known as Kinsbourne syndrome can occur as a single neurological event in children with paraneoplastic syndrome in a neuroblastoma low degree.

Published on 07 Jul, 2016





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