Case Report

Intestinal Ischemia after the Use of Terlipressin for Variceal Bleeding in a Patient with Primary Biliary Cirrhosis: A Case Report

Primary biliary cirrhosis is a chronic cholestatic liver disease characterized by destruction of small intrahepatic bile ducts, leading to fibrosis and potential cirrhosis through resulting complications.

Published on 20 Jun, 2016


Case Report

Antro-Pyloric Stenosis and Ectopic Pancreas Carcinoma: What is This?

Ectopic pancreas (EcP) is an uncommon congenital anomaly that can be found anywhere along the Gastro-Intestinal tract, most frequently in the stomach (antrum), in the duodenum or in the jejunum.

Published on 05 Jun, 2016


Case Report

Ileal Bezoar after Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass for Morbid Obesity: A Case Report

Bowel obstruction is a known complication of Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. Bezoar is an unsual cause. We report a case of a 53 year-old female who developed small bowel obstruction secondary to a phytobezoar at the distal ileum one year after the patient underwent a Roux-en-Y gastric bypass for morbid obesity.

Published on 31 May, 2016


Case Report

Solitary Fibrous Tumour of the Mesorectum: About a Case with Review of the Literature

Solitary Fibrous Tumours (SFTs) are rare entities that are most commonly seen in the pleura. However, SFTs could affect different organs and tissues. Pelvic SFTs are rarely reported in the literature and para-rectal ones are even rarer.

Published on 08 Jun, 2016


Case Report

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Possibly Secondary to Dilated Perivascular Space in Left Lentiform Nucleus: A Case Report

This case report presents symptoms of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) in a previously healthy 66 year-old man, who was found to have a dilated perivascular space in the left lentiform nucleus.

Published on 31 May, 2016


Case Report

Trevor Disease: At Lower Tibia with Literature Review

Background: Trevors Disease is a rare developmental bone disorder of childhood. The bones of the ankle joint are most commonly affected. Of them Tibial involvement is less common as compared with tarsal involvement.

Published on 17 Jun, 2016


Case Report

Low Serum Ferritin and Recurrent Aphthous Stomatitis in Young Females; A Case Series

Recurrent aphthous stomatitis is considered the most common type of recurrent oral ulcers that affects adversely the quality of life of patients. Its etiology is not well understood, however, nutritional and psychosocial factors have been suggested in a certain category of patients.

Published on 23 Jun, 2016


Case Report

A Rare Cause of Altered Mental Status: The Morel–lavallée Syndrome

Altered mental status is a common clinical condition with a wide andvaried diagnosis. Morel–LavalléeSyndrome is rare but may be caused by a serious hemorrhage concluding with hemorrhagic shock. Hemorrhagic shock has occured with altered mental status in a 76 year-old male patient with Morel-Lavallée Syndrome.

Published on 07 Jun, 2016


Clinical Image

Isolated Hemi-hyperplasia

6-month old male presented with macrocephaly (progressive), macrosomia, macroglossia, splenomegaly, and left-sided hemi-hypertrophy.

Published on 24 May, 2016


Case Report

Burning Mouth Syndrome and Treatment with Paroxetin: Case Report

Burning mouth syndrome is characterized by a burning sensation in the tongue or other oral sites, usually in the absence of clinical and laboratory findings. BMS often occurs with a range of medical and dental conditions, from nutritional deficiencies and menopause to dry mouth and allergies.

Published on 25 May, 2016


Case Report

Comprehensive Restoration of Traumatized Carious Primary Incisors

The healthy teeth are indispensable for beautiful smile. Early childhood caries affected teeth of child are susceptible to dental trauma. Child's traumatized carious teeth can produce complexities for the child, parents and dentist also.

Published on 17 Jun, 2016


Clinical Image

A Special Appearance of Gastric Mucosal Folds in Patient with Crohn's Disease: Bamboo-Like Appearance

A 27-year-old man consulted the outpatient department with intermittent upper abdominal discomfort for the prior 2 weeks. The patient had a history of anal incision for abscess without relapse.

Published on 04 May, 2016


Editorial

Stress and Thyroid Diseases

To this day, many research efforts are still directed at exploring the possible role of life events on the onset of GD [1]. Early studies were uncontrolled and more recent authors have used unstandardized research instruments or inadequate epidemiological methods.

Published on 21 May, 2016


Commentary

A Case of Idiopathic Plantar Urticaria

Now, we show a rare case of plantar idiopathic urticarial that is not contact urticaria or cholinergic urticaria. A 62-year-oldmaleis under treatment for chronic urticaria. His urticaria has been under good control.

Published on 27 May, 2016


Case Report

Advocating for a Bio-Psycho-Social-Spiritual Approach to Hospice and Palliative Care

Spirituality is an important dimension of hospice and palliative care treatment. Patients often report that religious beliefs and practices are powerful sources of comfort, hope, and meaning,particularly in coping with illness.

Published on 27 May, 2016


Case Report

Laparoscopic Repair of Paraduodenal Hernia: Feasibility and Technique

Purpose: Internal hernias are a result of bowel protrusion through a normal or abnormal intraabdominal mesenteric defect.

Published on 27 May, 2016


Case Report

Individualizing Radiofrequency Ablation Therapy in Two Patients with Bertolotti's Syndrome

Objective: Describe the clinical presentation, diagnostic evaluation, and successful treatment of two cases of Bertolotti's syndrome using radiofrequency ablation targeting levels based on the distribution of each individual patient's pain and radiological findings.

Published on 27 May, 2016


Case Report

Psoriasiform Keratosis: Report of a Rare Case and Literature Review

Psoriasiform keratosis is a rare, recently described entity, characterized by a solitary keratotic or scaly papule or plaque similar to seborrheic or actinic keratosis or other epidermal proliferations, but with the histopathological features that mimic psoriasis.

Published on 23 May, 2016


Case Report

Ectopic Pancreatic Tissue of the Proximal Ileum Presented as Acute Appendicitis

Introduction: The ectopic pancreas of the small bowel is unusual submucosal hamartoma. It may present acutely or as an incidental finding during exploratory laparotomy or diagnostic laparoscopy.

Published on 12 May, 2016


Editorial

Facilitating Social Contact to Reduce Mental-HealthRelated Stigma in Countries with Past Isolation Policies

While social contact might be the most effective intervention for reducing stigma-related attitudes in the short term [1], the greatest challenge is long-term reduction. It is also the hope of families of persons with mental illness.

Published on 28 Apr, 2016





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