November, 2017

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Strangulated Right Diaphragmatic Hernia: A Diagnostic Trap to Avoid

A 78 year old woman with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) post tobacco (30 packs annually) and Cardiac Arrhythmia was admitted to our hospital

Published on 26 Nov, 2017

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Crossed Fused Renal Ectopia

Crossed renal ectopia is a rare developmental abnormality of the urinary tract, which is usually described as incidental finding, and whose incidence is approximately 1 per 75,000 autopsies.

Published on 25 Nov, 2017

Case Report

Copper Deposition in Cornea and the Lens Capsule as an Ocular Manifestation of Multiple Myeloma

A 50 year-old woman presented to the hospital with a complaint of bilateral gradual progressive visual loss since three years ago, associated with cloudy discoloration of cornea in both eyes with copper deposition in the Descemet’s membrane and deep layers of central cornea along with anterior lens capsule showed on Slit-lamp examination with other normal physical examinations

Published on 25 Nov, 2017

Case Report

Bilateral Anconeus Epitrochliaris Causing Cubital Tunnel Syndrome: A Case Report

A case report describing the very rare finding of bilateral Anconeus Epitrochliaris.

Published on 24 Nov, 2017


Sarcopenia in Cancer Patients

Skeletal muscle consists of 40%-50% of total body mass in healthy humans [1].

Published on 23 Nov, 2017

Case Report

The Importance of Osteitis as the Originating Site of Inverted Papilloma

While inverted papilloma is a rare tumor occurring in only 0.5-4 % of all primary nasosinal tumors, its importance lies in the fact that retrospective studies have proven that 2% to 3% of nasal polyps end up being inverted papilloma.

Published on 22 Nov, 2017

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Holt Oram Revisited

24-year male presented with history of repeated chest infections since childhood. On examination there was right upper limb abnormality in the form of foreshortened arm, underdeveloped small sized thumb, Metacarpals and right radius.

Published on 21 Nov, 2017

Case Report

A Case Report of a Patient with HER2-Positive Metastatic Breast Cancer on Dialysis, Who Responded to Ado-Trastuzumab Emtansine

Introduction: Ado-trastuzumab emtansine (T-DM1) is a human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2)-targeted drug that comprises trastuzumab, a stable linker, and the potent cytotoxic agent derivative of maytansine (DM1).

Published on 20 Nov, 2017

Case Report

De Novo Formation and Rupture of an Intracranial Aneurysm within 17 Days in an 84-Year Old Patient without a Previous History of Intracranial Aneurysms: A Case Report

Development and rupture of an intracranial aneurysm within a short time is rare, in particular in patients without a previous history of intracranial aneurysms.

Published on 18 Nov, 2017

Letter to Editor

VrArSurgery: Virtual and Augmented Reality Kit in Surgical Training

According to The Institute of Medicine, a non-profit organization founded by the U.S. National Academy of Sciences, each year, from 44,000 to 98,000 deaths occur worldwide due to medical errors during patient treatment, within the traditional educational model the surgeon sees an operation, then performs it and finally teaches that operation to another surgeon. That is the way physicians have been taught for generations.

Published on 18 Nov, 2017


The New Screening Guidelines for Colonic Neoplasms in Patients with Cystic Fibrosis; Are They Enough?

Cystic fibrosis (CF) is the most common lethal autosomal inherited disease of Caucasians[1,2].

Published on 17 Nov, 2017


Hope for Japanese Psychiatric Brain Bank

As one of the founders of German psychiatry, Griesinger (Wilhelm Griesinger, 1817-1868), mentioned in his text, ‘Pathologie und Therapie der psychischen Krankheiten (1845)’ that ‘mental illness is a disease of the brain’ (Geisteskrankheiten sind Gehirnkrankheiten), promoting the place of psychiatry among modern medicine, and denied the occult interpretation of mental illness after the medieval period represented by witch-hunting.

Published on 16 Nov, 2017

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Renal Cell Carcinoma in Hereditary Leyomiomatosis Syndrome: When the Web Makes the Difference

A 68-year-old woman with a history of hysterectomy for leyomioma at the age of 24 and cutaneus leyomiomas in the past few years discovered a renal multicystic mass without clear radiological signs of malignancy (Figure 1A and B).

Published on 16 Nov, 2017

Case Report

Fogging Effect in Strokes: Are we aware of it?

Fogging effect is a transitory phenomenon of concealed cerebral infarction on computed tomography (CT). This effect is generally noticed within 2-3 weeks from the stroke onset.

Published on 15 Nov, 2017

Research Article

A Case of Furosemide Induced Nephrocalcinosis

Background: Although furosemide is widely used for various medical conditions in adults, its association with nephrocalcinosis is not well established.

Published on 14 Nov, 2017

Case Report

Anapylaxis Induced by Nebulized Salbutamol in an Asthmatic Boy

Salbutamol is a short-acting adrenergic agonist with a higher affinity for ß2-receptors.

Published on 14 Nov, 2017

Case Report

Lymphoma Involving the Heart and Inferior Vena Cava: Radiological and Pathological Approach

Primary cardiac lymphoma (PCL) is a very rare condition accounts for 2% of all primary cardiac tumours.

Published on 12 Nov, 2017

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Emphysematous Pyelonephritis

In this article, typical images of emphysematous pyelonephritis are displayed through a clinical case.

Published on 10 Nov, 2017

Case Series

Esophageal Granular Cell Tumor in the Setting of Eosinophilic Esophagitis: A Case Series

Granular cell tumors are generally benign and can be found in the gastrointestinal tract. There are six reported cases of gastrointestinal tract granular cell tumors in pediatrics.

Published on 10 Nov, 2017

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Hypokalemic Nephropathy as a Form of Presentation of Adrenal Carcinoma

A 29 year-old Mexican mestizo male was referred for long standing hypertension, chronic renal failure and chronic hypokalemia.

Published on 09 Nov, 2017


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