Clinical Medical

Reviews and Case ReportsISSN: 2378-3656


 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3656/1410355

New Diagnostic Algorithm to Asymptomatic Coronary Artery Disease in Patients with Lower Peripheral Artery Disease

Yasemin Saglam, MD and Ersin Saricam, MD

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: June 30, 2021

To suggest a risk index to prediction of coronary artery disease severity by examining lower extremity arterial regions in the patients with lower extremity peripheral artery disease. We retrospectively examined 4255 patients who experienced coronary angiography between September 2015 and January 2020. Medicana International Ankara Hospital Ethics Committee accepted the study schedule [Numbered: 2017/1]. Of the patients, 400 patients underwent both coronary angiography and lower extremity angiog...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3656/1410354

Cyclophosphamide Induced Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome (PRES) in a Patient with Lupus Nephritis

Chandan Buttar, MD, Sofia Lakhdar, MD, Francisco Cuevas Castillo, MD and Adriana Abrudescu

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: June 30, 2021

Immunosuppressant agent cyclophosphamide is a therapeutic option for treatment of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). Cyclophosphamide use is a predisposing factor to development of posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES). PRES is a clinical syndrome of headache, altered mental status, changes in vision and seizures. Precipitating factors for PRES are multifactorial and include cytotoxic medications, changes in blood pressure, metabolic derangements and autoregulatory failure. We rep...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3656/1410353

Biclonal Gammopathy of Iga Kappa Variant in a Patient with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: A Case Report

Hicham Esselmani, Asmaa Yassine, Boutaina Akhatar, Otmane Touzani and Abderrazak Lfakir

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: June 30, 2021

The association of systemic lupus erythematosus and multiple myeloma is an uncommon event. Biclonal gammopathy is a rare case, which accounts for only 1.5% of all myelomas but biclonal gammopathy of IgA kappa variant is extremely rare. We report this unusual case in which the simultaneous diagnosis of biclonal gammopathy of IgA kappa variants and systemic lupus erythematosus was made. A 56-year-old man has a past medical history of renal failure (secondary to type 2 diabetes diagnosed 11 years b...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3656/1410352

Another Great Pretender: A Case of Tuberculous Peritonitis Mistaken for Malignancy

Lauren Belak, Jane Fazio, Nicole Treadway and Iris Castro-Revoredo

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: June 28, 2021

A 34-year-old female with a history of anemia, low grade cervical dysplasia, and high-risk HPV presented with a 7-day history of worsening abdominal distension, following one month of progressive fatigue, anorexia, weight loss, and subjective fevers. She denied respiratory symptoms, night sweats or changes in bladder or bowel function. The patient immigrated from Mexico 15 years prior, and briefly lived with her father and brother who were both treated for TB decades before. Her aunt and grandmo...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3656/1410351

A Rare Case of Adamantinoma in an 11-Year-Old

Pouyan Kheirkhah, Bartlomiej Radzik, Kyle Sonnabend, Grace Guzman and Steven Garzon

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: June 28, 2021

Adamantinoma is a low-grade malignant lesion most frequently arising in the tibial cortex. Approximately 27% of adamantinomas present with multifocal lesions in the same bone and 10% of cases involve the ipsilateral fibula. We describe an 11-year-old male with no signi´Čücant past medical history who presented to the clinic with a 2-year history of abnormal gait. Two years after the onset of symptoms, a painful mass was noticed on his left shin. Patient biopsy showed a nest of epithelial-like ce...

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