Clinical Medical

Reviews and Case ReportsISSN: 2378-3656


 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3656/1410333

Chronic Neuropathic Pain after Umbilical Herniorrhaphy: A Case Report

María Eugenia Zuluaga Ruiz, Luz Miriam Leiva Pemberthy, Catalina Baena Alvarez and Daniel F. Gallego

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: December 31, 2020

We present the case of a 55-year-old female who recurrently consulted with intense pain in the right periumbilical region. The abdominal cutaneous nerve of root T10 was determined as the affected somatosensory structure and the patient was diagnosed with probable neuropathic pain. A complete history revealed umbilical herniorrhaphy procedure performed 2 years previously and that shortly anteceded the onset of pain....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3656/1410332

Medication-Related Osteonecrosis of the Jaw by Concomitant Nivolumab and Denosumab Treatment

Gianfilippo Nifosì, Lorenzo Nifosì and Antonio Fabrizio Nifosì

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: December 31, 2020

Medication-related osteonecrosis of the jaw is a multifactorial disease described in association with antiresorptive drugs, such as bisphosphonates and denosumab. More recently, cases due to non-antiresorptive medications, particularly, some cases by immune checkpoint inhibitors, have also been reported. Dentists and oral surgeons in the coming years will see an increasing number of patients who are receiving treatment potentially toxic to bone. We reported a case of a cancer patient treated wit...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3656/1410331

A Malrotated, Incarcerated Appendix within an Epigastric Hernia

Patrick E. McGovern, MD, Leandra Krowsoski, MD and Joseph F. Rappold, MD, FACS

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: December 16, 2020

A 40-year-old male who presented with non-reducible ventral abdominal mass that was tender to palpation on physical examination. He was found to have appendiceal incarceration within an epigastric ventral hernia defect secondary to congenital malrotation of the bowel, as initially identified on computed tomography. The patient was taken to the operating room emergently, where reduction of the hernia sac, appendectomy, and proper rotation of the colon was performed. Pathologic findings were consi...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3656/1410330

Scrofuloderma: A Rare Case Report on Cutaneous Tuberculosis

Taksande Amar, MD, FIAE, Zeeshan Patel, MBBS and Meshram Rewat, MD

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: December 04, 2020

Globally, India has one of the highest burdens of tuberculosis (TB). The diagnosis of tuberculosis is challenging, particularly in young children due to a high rate of extra-pulmonary and meningeal disease. Scrofuloderma is cutaneous tuberculosis, accounting for approximately 1.5% of extra-pulmonary cases. Mycobacterium tuberculosis is the main etiological agent and, rarely, by Mycobacterium bovis. The cutaneous variants of tuberculosis have a variable clinical appearance, significance and progn...

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