Clinical Medical

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 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-3682/1510094

Unexplained Irreversible Sudden Termination of an Atypical Atrial Tachycardia for Atrial Fibrillation - What is the Mechanism?

Naoto Kino, Toshiya Kurotobi, Kazato Ito, Daisuke Tonomura, Kentaro Yano, Chiharu Tanaka and Yoshihisa Shimada

Article Type: Image Article | First Published: June 27, 2018

A 56-year-old woman without any significant past illnesses was suffering from frequent palpitations due to drug refractory paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (AF). The findings from the chest X-ray, laboratory data including the thyroid hormone level, and echocardiography data including the left atrial diameter were within normal limits. Catheter ablation was performed in other hospitals, however, 5 ablation sessions were required to cure the AF in this case....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-3682/1510093

Pseudotumor of the Hip after Arthroplasty

Ana Zao and Pedro Cantista

Article Type: Image Article | First Published: June 04, 2018

We present an 82-year-old woman with a history of hip arthroplasty due to femur fracture during a road accident 30 years ago. She was admitted to a hospital for fever, asthenia and a large swelling in the hip. Analytic study revealed microcytic anemia and the Computed tomography showed a 7.9 inches mass surrounding the arthroplasty. It was diagnosed a Pseudotumor associated with the hip arthroplasty....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-3682/1510092

Sturge-Weber Syndrome: A Diagnosis Not to be Ignored

Salma Salim, Jamila Bouhelab and Badredine Hassam

Article Type: Image Article | First Published: May 09, 2018

Sturge-Weber syndrome (SWS) is a neurocutaneous syndrome characterized by angiomas involving the face, choroid, and leptomeninges. The early diagnosis and the prompt treatment may reduce the incidence of neurologic sequelae, and may prevent irreversible blindness. We report a case of a 32-year-old man with SWS....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-3682/1510091

Pectoralis Muscle Aplasia in Poland's Syndrome

Hasan Erdogan, Fatih Oncu, Fatma Zeynep Arslan, Mehmet Sedat Durmaz, Serdar Arslan and Ismet Tolu

Article Type: Image Article | First Published: May 07, 2018

A 20-year-old male patient was admitted to our department due to asymmetrical appearance of the right chest wall. On physical examination, it was seen that right chest wall was asymmetrical and there was right nipple hypoplasia and syndactyly between third and fourth fingers in the right hand. Chest computed tomography (CT) demonstrated the absence of right pectoralis major muscle (Figure 1). No bone anomalies were found....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-3682/1510090

A Rare Case: Intrabiliary Obstruction due to Ruptured Hepatic Hydatid Cyst

Serdar Arslan, Hasan Erdogan, Fatma Zeynep Arslan, Mehmet Sedat Durmaz, Fatih Oncu and Ozgur Oner

Article Type: Image Article | First Published: May 05, 2018

A 69-year-old man was admitted to our department with a 2-day history of jaundice, nausea, and vomiting. MRCP showed that dilatation of the intra and extrahepatic bile ducts and fragmented membranes in the common biliary duct (Figure 1). Additionally, a hydatid cyst which is lost of volume tension was detected in segment 6 of liver (Figure 2). Impaction of hydatid material into the common bile duct was relieved endoscopically....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-3682/1510089

A Rare Case Report: Urothelial Carcinoma Arising from a Bladder Diverticulum

Hasan Erdogan, Serdar Arslan, Fatih Oncu, Nahide Baran, Fatma Zeynep Arslan and Mehmet Sedat Durmaz

Article Type: Image Article | First Published: May 04, 2018

A 73-year-old man was admitted our hospital with gross hematuria. Abdominal ultrasonography (US) and computed tomography (CT) revealed a bladder diverticulum with a irregular wall thickening that was concerning for tumor (Figure 1). Subsequent cystoscopy and transurethral resection of bladder tumor revealed urothelial carcinoma. Cystoprostatectomy was performed and revealed invasive urothelial carcinoma in the diverticulum extending through the diverticular wall and into peridiverticular adipose...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-3682/1510088

Black Henna Contact Eczema: Getting Handsome with Poison

Mohamed El Amraoui, Ahmed Bouhamidi, Karima Senouci and Badreddine Hassam

Article Type: Image Article | First Published: May 04, 2018

Black henna contact eczema is common and continues to increase. Paraphenyldiamine (PPD) in addition to its systemic toxicity not only exposes to a selective allergy to (PPD) but also to several of these derivatives and metabolites with cross reactions. We present a case of this irreflected practice....

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