Cyst of Canal of Nuck: Our Experience
Juan Piazze, Ettore Palma, Francesco Recchia, Valerio D'Orazi, Daniela Romanzi, Michele Rosselli, Massimo Bratta and Silvio Rea
Article Type: Case Series | First Published: October 01, 2016
We report two cases of a cyst of the canal of Nuck in which sonography showed a tubular cystic structure characterized by internal septum localized within the inguinal canal. Unfortunately, Magnetic resonance (MRI) examination was not performed in the first case, however in the second case, MRI demonstrated that the mass suggested an hydrocele of the Canal of Nuck. Both cases were solved satisfactorily and confirmed cysts of canal of Nuck by means of laparoscopic technique....
Pheochromocytoma in Pregnancy: A Review of the Literature
A Yulia, I W Seetho, A Ramineni and RAK Jaiyesimi
Article Type: Review Article | First Published: September 24, 2016
pheochromocytoma in pregnancy is a life-threatening condition. Although it is rare, if the diagnosis is missed or mismanaged, it has detrimental effect on both mother and fetus, with mortality up to 58%. Diagnosis of pheochromocytoma in pregnancy remains a huge challenge faced by clinicians due to its non-specific signs and symptoms and the fact that it mimics other conditions which occur much more commonly in pregnancy....
The Anesthetic Approach for a 27-Week Pregnant Woman Undergoing Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
Nilay Boztas, Sevda Ozkardesler, Mert Akan and Mine Sari
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: September 02, 2016
In pregnancy non-obstetric surgery involves many significant difficulties for the anesthetist. The majority of these procedures are non-elective and some are life-threatening. This report explains the preoperative preparation and general anesthetic method for a 27-week pregnant woman with osteofibrotic mass narrowing the left optic canal causing rapidly advancing loss of vision....
Supraclavicular Lymph Node as a Presentation of Fallopian Tube Cancer
Mohamed Satti, Ahmed Abdelaziz, Pouya Abhari and Guy Boike
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: September 01, 2016
A 44-year-old female presented with a large firm mass involving the left side of her neck; she denied any other symptoms. A CT scan was performed which was consistent with a 5.9 cm left-sided neck mass. A fine needle aspiration biopsy was consistent with poorly differentiated adenocarcinoma, and a serum CA125 was normal. Subsequently, a PET scan was performed and revealed increased uptake in the para-aortic and retroperitoneum lymph nodes; a soft tissue mass was seen in the left hemi-pelvis....