Case Report

Terlipressin-Induced Irreversible Severe Skin Necrosis: A Dreadful Complication

Terlipressin (triglycyl lysine vasopressin), a synthetic analogue of vasopressin, has been employed in the last years for the treatment of upper digestive bleding from esophagogastric varices and for hepatorenal syndrome.

Published on 07 Jul, 2016


Case Report

Nosocomial Pneumonia Induced by Short Mechanical Ventilation in an Infection-Prone Diabetic Patient who Underwent Cardiac Arrest due to Allergic Coronary Spasm

Ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) refers to nosocomial pneumonia occurring more than 48 hours of mechanical ventilation (MV). An elderly diabetic woman experienced cardiac arrest due to allergic coronary spasm upon piperacillin injection for postoperative endophthalmitis.

Published on 19 Jul, 2016


Case Report

Small Pheochromocytoma in an Elderly Woman with Hypertension

A 77-year-old woman who had controlled hypertension was referred to our hospital due to recent paroxysmal elevation in blood pressure.

Published on 23 Jun, 2016


Case Report

Good Outcome Despite Prolonged Absence of EEG Reactivity Following Myoclonic Status Epilepticus in a Patient after Hypothermia Post Cardiac Arrest

Prognosis of neurological outcome after cardiac arrest, post hypothermia has been an ever developing issue. Absence of EEG reactivity has been one of the indicators that have been suggested to be promising in such a scenario.

Published on 02 Jul, 2016


Clinical Image

Trichosporon Fungemia in a Patient with Acute Myeloid Leukemia

A 58-year-old man with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) received allogeneic peripheral blood stem cell transplantation from his HLA-matched sister. After transplantation, he suffered grade II graft-versus-host disease (skin), and severe diarrhea probably due to intestinal thrombotic microangiopathy.

Published on 07 Jul, 2016


Editorial

Nutritional Treatment of Obesity and Related Diseases

Now in many developed countries, obesity is the one of most important health problems because of prolonged sitting in daily life. World health Organization (WHO) reported in 2015 that obesity has more than doubled since 1980.

Published on 05 Jul, 2016


Case Report

Filum Terminale Needle Placement during Caudal Epidural Steroid Injection: A Case Report

Objective: Caudal epidural steroid injections (ESI) are a commonly utilized and efficacious means in which to treat radicular leg symptoms arising from the lumbo-sacral spine. Touhy needles are placed via fluoroscopic guidance with utilization of live fluoroscopy to ensure epidural administration of medication.

Published on 04 Jul, 2016


Case Report

Conservative Treatment of Idiopathic Scoliosis- A Case in Long-Term Follow-up

Aim: Retrospective assessment of the conservative brace and improvement treatment effectiveness, on the selected example of a person with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis.

Published on 27 Jun, 2016


Case Report

Systemic Sarcoidosis First Manifesting in a Tattoo in the Setting of Immune Checkpoint Inhibition: A Case Report

A 52-year-old man with metastatic urothelial carcinoma of the left renal pelvis was treated with surgical resection and chemotherapy. Immune checkpoint therapy with anti-CTLA-4 (ipilimumab) and anti-PD1 (nivolumab) was initiated after the patient failed conventional chemotherapy.

Published on 02 Jul, 2016


Case Report

Functional Electrical Stimulation to Assist Equinovarus Deformity during Gait for a Patient with a Foot Dystonia: A Case Report

Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES) to address a walking difficulty associated with equinovarus deformity and foot drop has been shown to improve gait pattern and quality of life in populations with central nervous system disorders.

Published on 07 Jul, 2016


Case Report

Treatment of an Unusual Foot Neuropathy in a College Aged Runner: A Case Study

Although relatively rare, nerve entrapments of the foot have been described in the literature. In such cases, however, they have typically been associated with a biopsy, or following surgery or trauma.

Published on 02 Jul, 2016


Case Report

Foreign Bodies Ingestion in Children: Conservatively Management of Nail Ingestion: Two Case Reports

Foreign body ingestion is a commom problem in pediatric population with up to 75% of cases occuring in children under 5 years old. Foreign objects that pass beyond the gastroesophageal junction usually pass through the gastrointestinal tract without complications.

Published on 07 Jul, 2016


Case Report

Successful Endoscopic Third Ventriculostomy in the Presence of an Intraventricular Developmental Venous Anomaly: Case Report

Cerebral cavernous malformations are commonly associated with a developmental venous anomaly. Sparing this anomaly is considered important as it frequently is part of the venous drainage of normal brain parenchyma.

Published on 15 Jul, 2016


Case Report

A White Tone Sessile Type Polyp: Submucosal Invasion Sigmoid Colon Cancer – 6mm in a Diameter

A 53-year-old woman received a total colonoscopy for a FOBT and detected a sessile type poly in the sigmoid colon. Colonoscopy exhibited a "somewhat of a white tone" and measured 6mm sessile type poly, with no irregular pit pattern, and suspected an adenoma.

Published on 04 Jul, 2016


Case Report

Ciprofloxacin use may be Complicated by Achilles Tendon Rupture

An 85-year old lady was treated for acute diverticulitis with intravenous antibiotics. As she recovered, the antibiotic regimen was changed to oral Ciprofloxacin. Shortly after commencing the course, she experienced acute left heel pain.

Published on 07 Jul, 2016


Case Report

Mixed Oncocytoma and Papillary Renal Cell Carcinoma

The hybrid tumors composed of oncocytoma and chromophobe renal cell carcinoma (ChRCC) are known to occur. They are seen in 3 settings, namely Birt-Hogg-Dubé Syndrome, renal oncocytosis, and as sporadic neoplasia.

Published on 23 Jun, 2016


Case Report

Case Report of Granulocytic Sarcoma in Bilateral Temporal Bones

Objective: We report an extremely rare case of granulocytic sarcoma in bilateral temporal bones.


Methodology: Case report and a review of related literature.

Published on 27 Jun, 2016


Case Report

Cladribine for the Management of Erdheim-Chester Disease in Adults

Erdheim-Chester Disease (ECD) is a rare, non-Langerhans cell histiocytosis characterized by foamy infiltrates of soft tissue and bone, with a histopathology that reveals CD68+, CD1a-, and S100- histiocytes densely infiltrating organ systems such as bone, large vessels, heart, and lungs, and other tissues to name a few.

Published on 27 Jun, 2016


Case Report

A Case Report of a Patent Omphalomesenteric Duct Presenting with Meconium Discharge from the Umbilicus

This report describes the case of a newborn presenting with a patent omphalomesenteric duct remnant fistula identified at birth with meconuim in the umbilical cord.

Published on 28 Jun, 2016


Case Report

A Novel Presentation of Proopiomelanocortin (POMC) Deficiency

Proopiomelanocortin (POMC) deficiency is a rare form of monogenic obesity which typically presents in infancy with hypoglycemic seizures and reduced cutaneous pigmentation.

Published on 15 Jun, 2016





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