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Ahmed Shair - - 2010
Diaphragmatic herniation as a complication after esophagectomy has been described. Contents within the hernia sac have been mainly limited to the small bowel and colon. We believe this is the first case report in the literature of a pancreatic herniation after esophagectomy. The incidence, presentation, technical risk factors, and treatment ...
Granok Alexander B - - 2010
We report a case of a Clostridium septicum empyema in an immunocompetent woman following operation for an incarcerated internal hernia. The patient was successfully treated with pleural decortication and an extended course of postoperative antibiotics. This is the first report of such an infection in the medical literature.
Umredkar Alok - - 2010
Vertebral body tuberculosis has numerous forms of presentations. We present two patients of Pott's disease, in whom vertebral body hyperostosis was the radiological presentation. Both the patients had massive hyperostosis of vertebral bodies leading to the obliteration of the spinal canal and neurological deficits. The first case had associated lupus ...
Buyuktas D - - 2010
Elephantiasis Nostras Verrucosa is a rare disorder of an extremity or a body region, which is associated with chronic lymphedema. There are 7 reported cases of abdominal elephantiasis in the medical literature. Here we report a morbidly obese female patient with elephantiasis nostras verrucosa on the abdominal wall.
Brehmer Detlef - - 2010
Rhinoliths are mineralised foreign bodies in the nasal cavity that are a chance finding at anterior rhinoscopy. Undiscovered, they grow appreciably in size and can cause a foul-smelling nasal discharge and breathing problems. Giant nasal stones are now a very rare occurrence, since improved diagnostic techniques, such as endoscopic/microscopic rhinoscopy, ...
Losanoff Julian E - - 2010
BACKGROUND: Sciatic hernias are considered the rarest pelvic floor hernias, with a very limited number of published reports worldwide. The condition has received limited attention in the surgical literature. DATA SOURCES: The data reported herein are based on a literature review including MEDLINE and CURRENT CONTENTS computerized database searches. The ...
Machurot P Y - - 2010
Postdural puncture headaches represent one of the main complications of spinal anesthesia. Sometimes, they can reveal the presence of an intracerebral hemorrhage or intracranial subdural hematoma. Atypical postdural puncture headaches or secondary alterations of a typical headache, and particularly the disappearance of its postural character, must prompt to search for ...
Mohammad A M - - 2010
Retroperitoneal lipomas have remained the essentially rare tumors seen in clinical practice. The tumors are rarer in children, with very few reported cases in surgical literature worldwide. We are reporting the case of a six-month-old child who presented with a giant retroperitoneal lipoma that was successfully managed by complete excision. ...
Garcia-Gubern Carlos - - 2010
Approximately 10% of patients with AIDS present with some neurological deficit as their initial complaint, and up to 80% will have CNS involvement during the course of their disease. Toxoplasmosis is the most common cause of cerebral mass lesions in patients with AIDS, but appears to be an uncommon cause ...
Guo Qing - - 2010
To date, there is no report in the international literature of an oligodendroglioma of the ciliary body, nor is there an analysis of the possible origins of this lesion. Here we report on a 52-year-old man admitted to our hospital with a ciliary body tumor revealed by clinical examination and ...
Durai R - - 2010
A variety of rectal foreign bodies have been documented in the English literature. They are inserted for various reasons including social pleasure. Most of them can be removed manually per ano. Here, we report a case of a big soft foreign body in the recto-sigmoid, which required the assistance of ...
Sturgiss Elizabeth Ann - - 2010
This retrospective clinical audit reviews cases of adult sexual assault where the victim alleges that they were penetrated with a foreign object. These assaults were more likely to have positive genital and non-genital findings recorded by the clinician compared to assaults where no object was used. There is a suggestion ...
McCutcheon B L - - 2010
Diaphragm rupture is associated with approximately 5% of blunt abdominal trauma. However, rupture of the central tendon of the diaphragm leading to an intrapericardial diaphragmatic hernia is very rare, with less than 100 cases reported in the world literature. All previously reported cases have been repaired via laparotomy or thoracotomy. ...
Kaymakci A - - 2009
Amyand's hernia is a very rare condition with a presence of a vermiform appendix in an inguinal hernia sac. It is estimated to be found in approximately 1% of adult inguinal hernia. In this study, we report a retrospective analysis of 30 patients aged between 19 days and 8 years ...
Shaariyah M M - - 2009
Endoscopic examination and removal of foreign body under general anaesthesia are recommended for persistent symptomatic patient with or without significant findings on radiological examination. This report evaluates the management outcome of surgical removal of foreign body ingestion in upper gastrointestinal tract. A total of 70 cases with full documentation were ...
Mote D G - - 2009
Hydrocoele of a femoral hernia sac is an extremely rare entity. Extensive literature review and Internet searching revealed only a few authentically reported cases. It mostly occurs in females during the fourth to sixth decades of life. The most common clinical presentation is groin swelling. It is diagnosed as an ...
Kurer M A - - 2010
To perform a systematic review of the published reports on retained colorectal foreign bodies (CFBs) to collate the features and formulate a simple management plan based on the available evidence. An extensive search was carried out to identify articles on CFBs. The search was carried out on electronic databases Cinahl, ...
Helleman J N - - 2009
In this paper we report a rare case of an incarcerated inguinoscrotal hernia of the urinary bladder in a 64-year-old male patient. He presented with a giant inguinal hernia and pollakisuria. The bladder was surgically repositioned intra-abdominally and resection of part of the bladder fundus was performed through laparotomy. Closure ...
Nakazawa Nana - - 2009
Treves' field pouch hernia (TFPH) is an unusual type of congenital internal hernia. Although eight cases of TFPH have been reported in the English literature, they were seldom diagnosed preoperatively with high mortality rates. We describe a 12-year-old girl with TFPH diagnosed as an internal hernia on computed tomography and ...
Marcello Pietro - - 2009
Embolized intracardiac foreign bodies have been previously described in the literature. Those related to iatrogenic procedures, such as catheters and pacemaker electrodes, are the most common. However, traumatic embolization of a metal foreign body is scantily described. We report a case of a peripheral venous embolized intracardiac metal foreign body ...
Wotton Franchesca T - - 2009
Permacol mesh has shown promise when used in abdominal wall repair, especially in the presence of a contaminated surgical field. This biomaterial, derived from porcine dermis collagen, has proposed advantages over synthetic materials due to increased biocompatibility and reduced foreign body reaction within human tissues. However, we present a case ...
Leff Daniel Richard - - 2009
Diagnosing spigelian hernias through physical examination can be particularly challenging. Increasingly, laparoscopy is being used to both confirm the diagnosis and carry out therapeutic repair. Here, we describe 2 cases of successful laparoscopic repair of spigelian hernias using an Endocatch assisted sutured technique. A review of the literature describing the ...
Bhide Sunil S - - 2009
Acute appendicitis in an incarcerated inguinal hernia is termed an Amyand's hernia. This is an extremely rare condition. It is often misdiagnosed as a strangulated inguinal hernia. The clinical presentation varies, depending on the extent of inflammation in the hernia sac and the presence or absence of peritoneal contamination. We ...
Forde J C - - 2009
We report the case of a 57-year-old male who attended the emergency department after inserting a ballpoint pen into his urethra 24 hours earlier during a sexual encounter. Rigid cystoscopy was performed and confirmed the foreign body to have caused a partial rupture of the posterior urethra. It was subsequently ...
Neulander Endre Z - - 2010
BACKGROUND: Vaginal foreign bodies in children usually present with foul-smelling discharge and/or vaginal bleeding. Rarely, these basic clinical diagnostic signs are not present. CASE: We report on a 5(1/2)-year-old girl with recurrent lower urinary tract infection as the sole presentation of multiple vaginal foreign bodies. Ultrasound of the lower urinary ...
Shamim M - - 2010
The recurrence of inguinal or other abdominal hernia due to Prolene polypropylene mesh dissolution has never been reported in the literature. This is a report of two cases of recurrent inguinal hernias after mesh hernioplasty, but, on exploration, no mesh was found.
Nesargikar Prabhu Nanjundeshwar - - 2009
The management of intravascular metallic foreign bodies (FB) can be difficult and challenging. We report a case of a migrating FB, initially within the femoral vein which subsequently migrated to the intrahepatic vena-cava. Following a change of posture, the metallic FB moved with gravity against the normal venous blood flow ...
O'Connor T E - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: We report the rare case of an oesophageal foreign body which lodged above the site of oesophageal compression by a double aortic arch. METHODS: Case report and a review of the literature surrounding the classification, embryology, diagnosis and management of vascular rings and slings. RESULTS: An eight-month-old male infant ...
Palazzo F - - 2010
Herniation of a gravid uterus through an incisional hernia of the anterior abdominal wall is a rare but serious condition due to the potentially severe maternal and foetal risks. Because of the rarity of the condition, no consensus exists regarding the optimal treatment. The component separation technique (CST) has proven ...
Azman Bülent - - 2009
Rectal foreign body impaction in infancy is extremely rare, and the literature does not describe a standard treatment procedure. Extraction by fiberoptic rectosigmoidoscope is advocated as the treatment of choice but is not free of possible complications. It should be also taken into consideration that the type of foreign body ...
Sermoneta Daniel - - 2009
BACKGROUND: Postoperative parotitis is a well known entity which can develop in patients who undergo major abdominal surgery. METHODS: We present a case of postoperative parotitis which occurred after a laparotomy for incisional hernia repair. RESULTS: After establishing diagnosis by ultrasonography assessment and blood chemical tests, patient was successfully treated ...
Puppo Andrea - - 2009
We report a case of vesicovaginal fistula associated to a vaginal foreign body. A 72-year-old woman consulted our clinic complaining of severe urinary incontinence. The leakage was continuous and significant and she was feeling a "vaginal mass". Pelvic examination was suspicious for an advanced vaginal cancer, but further investigations showed ...
Akhtar Murtaza A - - 2009
A 44-year-old male patient with a foreign body in rectum (beverage bottle), introduced as sexual perversion, is presented with literature review. The management emphasis is on transanal retrieval and ruling out of the rectal and colonic perforation and the requirement for postremoval psychiatric treatment.
Akrish Sharon - - 2009
Bio-alcamid is one of the newest agents on the market for soft tissue augmentation. Seven studies were documented in the medical literature that examined the safety of Bio-alcamid (Polymekon, Brindisy, Italy); all reported no cases of tissue migration, foreign body granulomas, allergenicity, or interference with the control of cell proliferation. ...
Pal Kamalesh - - 2009
Several embryopathies involve umbilicus including midgut herniation, omphaloceles, urachal and vascular anomalies. Although described earlier, hernia into umbilical cord has not found enough mention in the literature. Poor understanding of its clinical characteristics has made to miscategorization of this entity as "omphalocele minor" by many. Some of these undergo spontaneous ...
Losanoff J E - - 2009
Spontaneous ventral hernia through the rectus abdominis sheath is perhaps the rarest hernia, with eight previously reported cases since 1937. The condition has not been reflected in the popular treatises on hernia. An 83-year-old male patient underwent surgery for intestinal obstruction. A spontaneous Richter's hernia of the small intestine through ...
Rajan S S - - 2009
Croissant de Garengeot's hernia is defined as the presence of an appendix in the femoral hernial sac. It is rare and occurs mostly in females. We report this hernia in a male patient along with the surgical management and review of literature.
Laaksonen Elina - - 2009
Bochdalek hernia is a type of congenital diaphragmatic hernia that typically presents in childhood - the clinical manifestation of symptoms and diagnosis in adults is extremely rare. There are fewer than 20 cases of right-sided Bochdalek hernia reported in adults in the literature. We review a case of a 38-year-old ...
Kuiper Patricia - - 2009
The present report concerns a patient with a malignant gastrin-producing neuroendocrine tumour (ie, Zollinger-Ellison syndrome) with recurrent hepatic gastrinomas, in whom no gastrinoma in the duodenum, pancreas or other extrahepatic sites could be identified despite the use of multiple, repeatedly performed imaging and exploration techniques over the past 20 years. ...
Christianakis Efstratios - - 2009
Lower Spigelian hernia is a very rare entity. The clinical findings are similar to those of inguinal hernias and in many cases may be misdiagnosed. In the literature, only a few references to this entity have been reported in children. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first ...
Upadhyaya Eti V - - 2009
Coin is the most common foreign body swallowed by pediatric age group. The multiple coin swallowing is extremely rare and very few cases had been reported in English literature. Most of them were present at different site and had different alignment in the esophagus. The location of the coin (trachea ...
Pitchaimuthu Maheswaran - - 2009
Appendicitis in femoral hernia is a rare condition, which raises diagnostic challenge. A 40-year-old man presented with painful right-sided groin swelling of 1-week duration. The area was explored, with presumpted diagnosis of inguinal abscess. At exploration a femoral hernia was found which contained a mildly inflammed appendix. Appendicectomy and hernia ...
Kumar Ameet - - 2009
The improper fusion of the postero-lateral foramen of the diaphragm was first described by Bochdalek in 1848. The incidence of congenital diaphragmatic hernia varies from1:2000 to 1:5000 live births and Bochdalek hernias (BH) account for 75 to 85% of these. Although it is a well-known entity in neonates, it is ...
Feng Quan Zhou - - 2009
Hepatic foreign bodies are quite rare. A sewing needle as a hepatic foreign body in an old woman is very rare and the managements have been varied. An old woman was incidentally found to have a sewing needle in her liver on abdominal X-ray. The sewing needle was kept stable ...
Toovey Stephen - - 2009
A literature review revealed that mefloquine neurotoxicity has been demonstrated at both the preclinical and clinical levels, with nausea, dizziness, sleep disturbances, anxiety and psychosis, amongst other adverse neuropsychiatric events, reported in users. Females and individuals of low body mass index (BMI) are at apparent greater risk. Mechanisms of possible ...
Deeba Samer - - 2009
The presentation of ingested foreign bodies in the gastrointestinal system is common in the emergency setting. The majority responds to conservative management and passes spontaneously; however, giant foreign bodies pose a management difficulty. We report a peculiar case of a giant foreign body (spoon) that presented very late after ingestion ...
Azzopardi Ernest A - - 2009
Although pyogenic granulomas are often clinically associated with foreign bodies or recurrent traumatic injury, this association is not well documented. We report a case of a recurrent, intractable pyogenic granuloma due to a missed foreign body. An extensive search retrieved no previous literature reporting this association. This lack of evidence ...
Jagannath P M - - 2009
Cerebral larva migrans (CLM) is an uncommon and rarely diagnosed entity. We report here a histopathologically proven case of CLM in a 13 year-old girl, who presented with bilateral focal seizures, right hemiparesis, and lapsed into altered sensorium prior to admission. Her CT scan was suggestive of a granulomatous lesion ...
Qureshi Abdul A - - 2009
Nasal foreign bodies are managed as an emergency for the risk of aspiration, yet it is not clear what proportion of bronchial foreign bodies actually originate in the nose. The aim of this study was to identify the origin of bronchial foreign bodies and estimate the risk of a nasal ...
Bhattacharya S - - 2009
Incisional hernia is a very rare complication after hemipelvectomy. Very few references are reported in the literature. A rare case of post hemipelvectomy incisional hernia is presented with a unique method of reconstruction using a combination of monofilament polypropylene mesh and a de-epithelialized skin flap in such a way that ...
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