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Di Cataldo Antonio - - 2013
We report a case of a 66-year-old man with a gastric schwannoma incidentally discovered during the treatment of a colon cancer. At the pre-operative computed tomography performed for the stadiation of the colonic tumor was incidentally noted the presence of a nodular tumor between the liver and the gastric wall. ...
Aggarwal Riti - - 2013
Cap polyposis (CP) is an under recognized form of non-neoplastic colonic polyps, characterised by the presence of inflammatory polyps with a distinct "cap" of granulation tissue. CP is often seen masquerading as chronic inflammatory bowel disease. The most common symptoms are mucoid diarrhoea, bloody stools, abdominal pain, and tenesmus. In ...
Talabi Ademola Olusegun - - 2013
Situs inversus in association with duodenal atresia is very rare. A high index of suspicion coupled with appropriate evaluation is necessary for diagnosis and operative planning. We report a case of a 5-day-old who presented with duodenal atresia associated with polysplenia and situs inversus with a review of the medical ...
Liu Fengli F Department of Gastroenterology, the First Affiliated Hospital, College of Medicine, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310003, - - 2013
Gastric antral vascular ectasia (GAVE) is a rare clinical disease which can cause recurrent upper gastrointestinal (GI) tract bleeding. It is responsible for about 4% of non-variceal upper GI haemorrhages. GAVE was also named as watermelon stomach (WS) for its characteristic endoscopic performance. Though the etiology of GAVE is unknown, ...
Wichendu Promise N PN Department of Surgery, University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital, Choba, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, - - 2013
The duodenum is a rare site for gastrointestinal lipoma with less than 230 cases reported in the literature. Although, peptic ulcer disease remains the most common benign cause of gastric outlet obstruction (GOO), duodenal lipomas remain a rare, but possible cause of GOO and could pose a diagnostic challenge, especially ...
Hamed Osama H - - 2013
BACKGROUND: Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (LAGB) is a commonly performed bariatric procedure. Device-related morbidity is typically associated with the subcutaneous port or the band itself. Complications related to band tubing are unusual. Small bowel obstruction (SBO) after LAGB is a unique and serious complication; there is the potential of delayed ...
Ottonello Giovanni - - 2013
Chryseomonas luteola is a gram-negative microorganism that has rarely been reported as a human bacterial pathogen. Few cases are described in the literature and these mostly involve patients with health or indwelling disorders. Clinical infections in reported cases showed septicaemia, meningitis, peritonitis, endocarditis and ulcer infections. In the present paper, ...
Co Maridine L - - 2013
We present the case of a 14-year-old boy with ulcerative colitis who was diagnosed with mesalazine-induced interstitial nephritis (M-IIN). Improvement in renal function occurred with discontinuation of mesalazine and corticosteroid therapy. We systematically searched the literature for pediatric cases of M-IIN. There were eight cases. Majority of the cases were ...
Hiranyatheb Pitichote - - 2013
Splenosis is a common condition found in a case that has a history of splenic trauma or splenectomy. It is usually a non-significant condition in clinical practice. However, splenosis can give rise to some complications including gastrointestinal hemorrhage as in the present case. The authors report here a case of ...
Erem Cihangir - - 2013
Background. Ganglioneuromas (GNs) are neural crest cell-derived tumors and rarely occur in the adrenal gland. They are usually asymptomatic and hormonally silent. The majority of cases are detected incidentally during work-up for unrelated conditions. Hormone-secreting pure adrenal GNs in adults are extremely rare. To date, only four cases have been ...
Williams Paul W - - 2013
The authors report a child with alveolar soft part sarcoma who developed significant anemia due to gastrointestinal blood loss. Evaluation revealed the source of bleeding as a gastric metastasis, which was successfully removed. A brief review of gastrointestinal involvement by alveolar soft part sarcoma is discussed.
Lee Chun-Yuan - - 2013
Dengue fever may present with atypical manifestations. Here we report a 47 year-old male presenting with fever and sore throat for 2 days, followed by epigastric pain and tarry stool for 4 days. The esophagogastroduodenoscopy revealed multiple ulcers with a nodular margin in the duodenal bulb and second portion of ...
Rastogi Vijaylatha - - 2013
We report here a case of non-healing ulcer due to Trichosporon loubieri in an apparently immunocompetent female. The identity of isolate was confirmed by DNA sequencing of D1/D2 region of 26S rDNA. The minimum inhibitory concentrations of the isolate were amphotericin B-0.5 μg/ml; fluconazole-4 μg/ml; posaconazole-0.25 μg/ml; voriconazole-0.06 μg/ml. The patient was managed by ...
Hayek Shady - - 2013
Stewart-Bluefarb syndrome (SBS), also known as acroangiodermatitis or pseudo-Kaposi, is a condition rarely encountered. It involves skin lesions that are clinically similar to Kaposi sarcoma but are histologically different, and are usually secondary to an underlying arteriovenous fistula. Treatment of this disease usually involves the correction of the underlying vascular ...
Liu Yuen-Jong - - 2013
Abstract Background: Phlegmonous gastritis is a rare and highly lethal primary bacterial infection of the stomach. The pathogenesis of this disease is understood poorly and no detailed description of its associated findings on computed tomography has been reported. Methods: Case report and literature review. Case Report: The authors describe an ...
Lukovich Péter - - 2013
: Upside-down stomach usually is asymptomatic in adults, but sometimes it can cause regurgitation, vomiting, and weight loss. This condition has an incidence increasing with age thus increasing the risk of surgical intervention. : A 90-year-old man was admitted with dysphagia, postprandial regurgitation, and an 18 kg weight loss in ...
Jang Eun Chul - - 2013
Ulcerative colitis (UC) is the most common form of inflammatory bowel disease worldwide, and extraintestinal manifestations (EIMs) involving various organs and systems occur in 10% to 30% of patients. Recently, although the pulmonary manifestation of UC is being increasingly recognized, these manifestations are described much less frequently than other EIMs. ...
Reddy H - - 2013
We present a review of all previously reported cases of epidermolysis bullosa acquisita (EBA) and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). We found 42 cases of coincident EBA and IBD in the literature: 35 cases of Crohn disease (CD) and 7 of ulcerative colitis (UC). The clinical and immunopathological features of the ...
Rittenhouse David W - - 2013
Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) are the most common mesenchymal tumors in adults. They frequently occur in the stomach. Gastric GISTs typically present as a gastrointestinal bleed but can sometimes cause obstructive symptoms such as nausea and vomiting. We present a patient with a gastric GIST and liver metastases who during ...
Yıldız Barış - - 2013
Sarcomas represent less than 1% of adult solid malignancies and are rarely seen in the gastrointestinal tract. Here, we report a 59-year-old female with a well-differentiated liposarcoma of the stomach. This is the first case in the literature in which endoscopic ultrasound proved to be a diagnostic tool for gastric ...
Ginori A - - 2013
Ectopic pancreas is defined as pancreatic tissue outside the normal location without connection to the normal pancreas. It occurs throughout the gastrointestinal tract, most commonly in the stomach (25-60%), followed by the duodenum (25-35%) and jejunum (16%). It may develop the same pathological changes of a normal pancreas such as ...
O'Niel Mallory B - - 2013
OBJECTIVE: The goal of this study is to describe a unique finding of ulcerative lesions of the larynx in two pediatric patients presenting with prolonged acute laryngotracheitis and compare to previously described reports to determine the typical clinical picture, need for intervention, and management model. METHODS: We present two cases ...
Tan Char Loo CL Department of Pathology, National University Hospital System, Singapore 119074, - - 2013
We present three cases of gastrointestinal muco-submucosal elongated polyps, two located in the duodenum and one in the descending colon. All three cases had a characteristic, "worm-like" endoscopic appearance and were lined by unremarkable mucosa. The vascular component was located in the submucosa and was composed of a mixture of ...
Peixoto Renata D'Alpino - - 2013
Retroperitoneal fibrosis secondary to malignant disease is a rare condition associated with a dismal prognosis. We herein present the first ever reported case of retroperitoneal fibrosis related to esophageal adenocarcinoma in a 63-year-old patient who developed bilateral ureteral obstruction due to extensive retroperitoneal fibrosis 18 mo after having completed neoadjuvant ...
Wang Ange - - 2013
: Chromhidrosis is a rare idiopathic disorder characterized by colored secretions most typically from the malar cheeks, axilla, or areolar regions. Histologically, chromhidrosis is notable for glandular structures with decapitation secretion indicating ectopic apocrine glands in the dermis, and the presence of lipofuscin pigments under ultraviolet fluorescence and in cytology ...
Sherid Muhammed - - 2013
BACKGROUND: Angiosarcoma of the gastrointestinal tract is an extremely rare tumor. We present two cases of angiosarcoma of the colon. One patient developed syncope and anemia and the other had rectal bleeding. DISCUSSION: Endoscopic findings of the colon were different; the first case demonstrated a reddened colonic fold without an ...
Lee Eun Ji - - 2013
A fibrovascular polyp is a rare benign disease of the upper digestive tract and is usually located in the esophagus. To our knowledge, this is the first case of gastric fibrovascular polyp presenting with melena reported in the English literature. The polyp was well visualized on endoscopy and removed with ...
Chelimilla Haritha - - 2013
Pneumatosis of the gastrointestinal tract is a rare condition characterized by the presence of air filled cavities in the gastrointestinal tract wall. Its occurrence has been described throughout the gastrointestinal tract from the esophagus to the rectum, however it is most commonly reported in the small intestine. Despite multiple case ...
Ratnagobal S - - 2013
Pyoderma gangrenosum (PG) is an atypical ulceration of the skin with unknown aetiology, usually associated with autoimmune systemic illnesses and haematological malignancies. Diagnosis is based on clinical suspicion and exclusion of other conditions. Treatment options vary greatly, ranging from conservative local and systemic immunosuppression to surgical measures, including amputation, but ...
Okubo Hidetaka H Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, National Center for Global Health and Medicine, Tokyo 162-8655, - - 2013
Here, we report a case of fulminant gastrointestinal graft-versus-host disease (GI-GVHD) with cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection in 44-year-old woman. Despite the difficulties associated with the treatment of GI-GVHD and GI-CMV disease, the mucosal findings and the clinical course showed marked improvements during long-term clinical observation. The endoscopic findings were remarkable, with ...
Chong Vui Heng VH Endoscopy Unit, Department of Medicine, RIPAS Hospital, Bandar Seri Begawan BA 1710, Brunei Darussalam. - - 2013
Heterotopic gastric mucosa of the proximal esophagus (HGMPE), also referred to as "inlet patch" or "cervical inlet patch", is a salmon colored patch that is usually located just distal to the upper esophageal sphincter. HGMPE is uncommon with endoscopic studies reporting a prevalence ranging from less than one percent to ...
Inokuchi Ryota - - 2013
Adult varicella pneumonia is a common and serious complication of varicella zoster virus (VZV) infection in pregnant woman and immunocompromised individuals, with mortality rates of 30-50%. The poor prognosis is attributable to very aggressive disease progression and delayed onset of treatment. Here, we present a case of varicella pneumonia in ...
Fajardo-Hermosillo Luis D - - 2013
Osteonecrosis is a relatively common comorbidity in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), but avascular necrosis in multiple sites is unusual. Multifocal osteonecrosis is defined as osteonecrotic lesions affecting three or more separate anatomic sites. We report a case of a 24-year-old woman diagnosed with SLE when she presented with mucocutaneous, haematological ...
Baker Kevin S - - 2013
We present the case of a 59 year old female with history of severe neurologic dysfunction from advanced multiple sclerosis who presented with lethargy and oliguria several hours after urethral Foley catheterization. A contrast-enhanced CT scan of the abdomen/pelvis showed an aberrantly placed Foley catheter with its balloon inflated in ...
Ribeiro Maxwel Capsy Boga - - 2013
Gastric adenocarcinoma after gastric bypass for morbid obesity is rare but has been described. The diet restriction, weight loss, and difficult assessment of the bypassed stomach, after this procedure, hinder and delay its diagnosis. We present a 52-year-old man who underwent Roux-en-Y gastric bypass 2 years ago and whose previous ...
Renji Elizabeth - - 2013
A 12-year-old girl with Smith-Lemli-Opitz syndrome and gastrostomy dependency presented with multiple episodes of coffee ground vomits. An upper gastrointestinal endoscopy revealed a trichobezoar in the lower oesophagus, with a 'hidden treasure'-a retained end of a G tube at the core. Endoscopic retrieval led to resolution of symptoms. Literature is ...
Volpi Luca - - 2013
Actinomycosis is a chronic, suppurative, and granulomatous process caused by Actinomycetes, saprophytic bacteria normally residing in the oral cavity. It can involve any organ, but the cervicofacial disease is the most frequent. Pharyngolayngeal involvement is rare and usually occurs secondary to the oral or cervical disease. There are few cases ...
Lianos Georgios - - 2013
Gastric volvulus is a rare but potentially life-threatening clinical entity due to possible gastric necrosis. A wandering spleen may also be associated with gastric volvulus. Patients presenting with the triad epigastralgia, vomiting followed by retching, and difficulty or inability to pass a nasogastric tube into the stomach are likely to ...
Anthony Victoria Angharad - - 2013
Lymphoma presenting as a parotid gland tumour without systemic involvement is rare, especially with respect to a non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Furthermore, when such cases present there is often a low degree of clinical suspicion as there may be few clinical features to suggest the diagnosis. We describe an unexpected case that ...
Escobar Mauricio Antonio MA - - 2013
Congenital esophageal stenosis (CES) is associated with oesophageal atresia and tracheoesophageal fistula (EA-TEF). Tracheobronchial (cartilaginous) rests are typically found within the area of stenosis. The authors present a case report of EA-TEF associated with CES and present a modification of a novel technique to facilitate the management of CES. The ...
Lechowski R - - 2013
The literature analysed by REQUEST (REassesing QUinolone European STandard) using inclusion and exclusion criteria allows to make the conclusion that the proper use of fluoroquinolones (FQ) in canine colitis requires rigorously performed qualification to specific antimicrobial treatment. An infectious agent responsive to FQ therapy plays an integral role in the ...
Yin Jieyun - - 2013
Electrogastrography (EGG) is a non-invasive method for the measurement of gastric myoelectrical activity. It was first discovered in 1921 and popularized in 1990s. EGG is attractive because it is non-invasive. However, due to its non-invasive nature, there have also been controversies regarding validity and applications of EGG. The aim of ...
Lahbabi Mounia - - 2013
Acute esophageal necrosis, commonly referred to as "black esophagus" or "acute necrotizing esophagitis", is a rare clinical disorder with an unclear etiology. The definition excludes patients with a history of recent caustic ingestion. Oesophageal necrosis can be diagnosed at endoscopy by the presence of black necroting appearing oesophagus. Contrary to ...
Patel Ramnik - - 2013
A 14-year-old boy presented with a very unusual complication of massive lower gastrointestinal bleeding mimicking bleeding from Meckel's diverticulum who needed blood transfusions and required mini-exploration. He was found to have Campylobacter enteritis with bleeding from multiple mucosal ulcers in the ileocaecal region, which is presented with a review of ...
Allaparthi Satya B - - 2013
Gastric pneumatosis (GP) and hepatic portal venous gas (HPVG) have typically been thought of as an ominous radiological sign associated with a grave prognosis, and the observation of HPVG on plain abdominal radiography, ultrasonography, or computed tomography is viewed as a significant finding. It is often associated with severe or ...
Younes Samia - - 2013
Behçet's disease (BD) is a multisystem vascular inflammatory disease with several clinical manifestations. Intracranial aneurysms are an extremely rare but nevertheless severe complication of BD. We report a case of a 44-year-old man. The diagnosis of BD was made based on the presence of recurrent oral aphthous ulcers and positive ...
Coblijn Usha K - - 2013
Delayed massive bleeding from an ischemic ulcer is a complication after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB). Ischemic ulcers that present with massive bleeding are rare and challenging for the gastroenterologist as well as the bariatric surgeon. Case Description: This report reviews the case of a 63-year-old man who underwent an uncomplicated ...
Oka Akihiko - - 2013
Here we report the cases of eight patients who developed small bowel obstruction and/or gastric ulcers after ingesting rice cake, the traditional Asian food, and were managed conservatively. This report adds to the existing literature on gastrointestinal disorders induced by rice cake ingestion, which are characterized by gastrointestinal obstruction, perforation, ...
Mensier Alexandre - - 2013
Acute pancreatitis is often caused by acute alcoholic intoxication or biliary stone migration. Other etiologies are less frequent. We report an exceptional case of kissing ulcer as the cause of an acute pancreatitis due to the perforation of the posterior ulcus into the pancreas. More remarkable is the association of ...
Mitevski A - - 2013
The aim of this paper is to address adenocarcinoma of the duodenum by reporting a case, reviewing the literature and discussing current knowledge, diagnostic modalities and treatment options. We present a case of a 42-year-old patient with duodenal adenocarcinoma at the second portion invading surrounding organs. The patient had a ...
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