April, 2017

Case Report

Acquired Lumbar Spinal Stenosis as a Consequence of a Spinal Synovial Cyst Presenting with Paraparesis: A Case Report

Synovial and/or ganglionic cysts of the lumbar spine usually present with complaints of radicular pain. Less often, larger cysts are also associated with complaints of ambulatory-associated “weakness”.

Published on 02 May, 2017


Case Report

Is it Feasible to Concomitantly Resect Gastric Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor during Bariatric Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy?

Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy (LSG) is one of the bariatric procedures used to ameliorate multiple comorbidities associated with obesity.

Published on 27 Apr, 2017


Editorial

Laryngopharyngeal Reflux: What Do We Know?

Laryngopharyngeal Reflux (LPR) is understood as a backflow of gastric contents (acid and pepsin) of liquid or aerosol to the supraesophageal organs. Synonyms for LPR are extraesophageal reflux, supraesophageal reflux, gastropharyngeal reflux, atypical reflux, silent reflux, laryngeal reflux and pharyngoesophageal reflux.

Published on 27 Apr, 2017


Case Report

Pelvic Congestion Syndrome: Diagnostic Challenge and Endovascular Treatment

Pelvic congestion syndrome (PCS) is comprised of a constellation of symptoms including noncyclical pelvic pain, pelvic varicosities, dysmenorrhea, and dyspareunia.

Published on 25 Apr, 2017


Case Report

Propionibacterium acnes Infection of a Mitral Annuloplasty Ring

Propionibacterium acnes (P.acnes) is a Gram-positive bacillus which is part of the normal human skin flora.

Published on 24 Apr, 2017


Editorial

The National Strategy for the Control of Chronic Glaucoma

Chronic glaucoma, with its risk of irreversible blindness, is one of the major public health problems in Morocco and the world.

Published on 24 Apr, 2017


Editorial

Future of Bevacizumab in Metastatic Breast Cancer

Bevacizumab is an interesting antitumor drugs in clinical cancer medicine, its effect on survival of patients confirmed in metastatic colon cancer, renal cancer, lung cancer, ovarian cancer and glioblastoma but despite using with many combination chemotherapy in metastatic breast cancer with capcitabine, taxanes, gemcitabine, doxorubicin no effects on overall survival and progression free survival seen [1,2].

Published on 21 Apr, 2017


Editorial

Pitfalls with Bevacizumab and Brain Metastasis

Brain metastasis is a common medical entity; and occurs in near 40% of advanced cancer patients.

Published on 19 Apr, 2017


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Scapula Fracture as a Result of a Seizure

This case report describes the presentation of a 30-year-old man status-post a first time seizure who presented with right shoulder pain.

Published on 17 Apr, 2017


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Granuloma Annulare, Drug-Induced Lupus and Certolizumab-Pegoltherapy

A 28-year-old female patient with Crohn’s disease presented with progressive arthralgia, morning stiffness and a rash on her upper limbs.

Published on 17 Apr, 2017


Case Report

A Case Report of Steroid Induced Psychosis in a Female with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) may present with different neuropsychiatric manifestations. However psychosis per se is not reported to have a high incidence.

Published on 15 Apr, 2017


Case Report

Replacement of Destroyed Metacarpal Bones by Benign Tumors with Autografting Complete Metatarsal Bones: A Report of Two Cases

Aggressive benign tumors of the hand are rare; they occur in young age group and can be destructive to the whole bone.

Published on 15 Apr, 2017


Case Report

Red Meat Allergy and Castleman’s Disease

Background: Anaphylaxis, angioedema or hives have been described after eating red meat. Tick bites are progressively accepted as the sensitizing agent.

Published on 14 Apr, 2017


Case Report

Unsuspected Foreign Body in Parotid Gland as a Cause of Facial Palsy: A Rare Case Report

Parotid gland injuries are often associated with a number of sequelae. Assault and accidents contribute to nearly 90% of the parotid gland injuries.

Published on 14 Apr, 2017


Case Report

Safe Subcutaneous Immunoglobulin Replacement Therapy in the Treatment of X-Linked Agammaglobulinemia Patient: A Case Report

Bruton’s agammaglobulinemia is a rare X-linked humoral immunodeficiency (XLA) characterized by recurrent bacterial infections.

Published on 14 Apr, 2017


Case Report

A Case Report of a Female Patient with Pica

Pica is defined as the repeated and excessive consumption of non-nutritive, non-food substances over the course of 1 month.

Published on 13 Apr, 2017


Case Report

Differential Treatment Response of Auditory Hallucination in A Unilateral Hearing Impaired Patient: A Case Report

Auditory hallucinations may present as a part of the diagnostic symptom profile in hearing impaired with schizophrenia and respond to antipsychotics.

Published on 13 Apr, 2017


Case Report

Temporal Bone Lesion: A Recurrence of Mandibular Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis

Background: Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis results from the abnormal clonal proliferation of Langerhans cells.

Published on 12 Apr, 2017


Case Report

Otoacariasis: An Infestation of Mites in the Ear

>Background: Otoacariasis is the infestation of arthropods of the Acari subclass in the ear canal. A few reports of mite infestations in the human ear exist in the literature.

Published on 12 Apr, 2017


Editorial

From Bariatric to Metabolic Surgery

The prevalence of type 2 diabetes mellitus is rapidly increasing worldwide. In 2010, the global prevalence was estimated at 8,3% of the adult population, a proportion that is projected to increase to 9,9% by 2030 [1].

Published on 10 Apr, 2017


Case Report

False Acute Kidney Injury Alert due to Model Car Fuel Ingestion

We report a case of accidental ingestion of model car fuel (Optifuel) resulting in an apparent elevation of serum creatinine of 274 μmol/L (3.1 mg/dL) as measured by the Jaffe (alkaline picrate) reaction and this has generated an acute kidney injury (AKI) stage 3 alert.

Published on 07 Apr, 2017


Editorial

Awareness of Sleep-Disordered Breathing in Children with Down Syndrome

Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) is characterized by partial or complete cessation of airflow and oxygen desaturation during sleep owing to upper airway collapse [1,2].

Published on 07 Apr, 2017


Editorial

Waffle Procedure for Selected Patients with Constrictive Pericarditis

Pericardiectomy is the standard procedure used to relieve hemodynamic conditions produced by constrictive pericarditis.

Published on 07 Apr, 2017


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Masked Neurodegenerative Disease

A 27 year-old woman presented to our muscle outpatient clinic accompanied by her foster parents. She complained about generalized muscle weakness, modest weight loss, and an accompanying depression; both had progressed over the past 2 years.

Published on 07 Apr, 2017


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Cutaneous Metastasis from Primary Gastric Cancer

A 91-year-old man was referred to our dermatology clinic for a 3 cm × 2 cm ulcerative nodule at his chin (Figure 1).

Published on 06 Apr, 2017


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Huge Cutaneous Melanoma with Intratumoral Heterogeneity

A 72-year-old man presented with a melanoma measuring 6 cm × 5 cm over the right scapula (Figure 1).

Published on 06 Apr, 2017


Case Report

Ultra-Brief Pulse Right Unilateral ECT Combined with Lorazepam to Sustain Catatonia Remission as a Continuation Treatment: A Case Report

Objective and Background: Catatonia can be a recurrent psychiatric condition that has severe complications especially in the elderly population; however, options to prevent recurrence are limited.

Published on 04 Apr, 2017


Case Report

Mirror Syndrome: A Novel Cause of Shortness of Breath in the Third Trimester of Pregnancy

Mirror syndrome is a rare association of fetal and placental hydrops with maternal pre-eclampsia and edema.

Published on 03 Apr, 2017


Case Report

Intravascular Papillary Endothelial Hyperplasia: Regarding a Case

We report a case of a patient who presented with right renal colic pain. Complete workup for colic pain was performed and a heterogeneous lesion was found that seemed to originate from the right adrenal gland.

Published on 03 Apr, 2017


Case Report

A Unique 8 Fr Angled Sheath Thrombectomy System for Treating Proximal Inferior Vena Cava Thrombosis

We report the case of a woman with nephrotic syndrome suffering from large thrombi at the proximal Inferior Vena Cava (IVC).

Published on 03 Apr, 2017





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