Case Reports

Zubaida’s Journey: A Tale of Courage and Transformation

Zubaida, a spirited 9-year-old from a nomadic family in Afghanistan, faced a harrowing accident in August 2001. While pouring kerosene into a hot stove, she caught fire, sustaining severe burns to her face, neck, chest, and arms. Despite initial treatments in Iran, her condition worsened, leaving her disfigured and emotionally scarred. In a twist of […]

Use of Forehead Flap for Nasal Tip Reconstruction after Traumatic Nasal Amputation

World J Plast Surg. 2017 Sep; 6(3): 361–364. PMCID: PMC5714983 PMID: 29218287 Use of Forehead Flap for Nasal Tip Reconstruction after Traumatic Nasal Amputation Mohamad Ahmadi Moghadam and Shokofeh Ahmadi Moghadam* Author information Article notes Copyright and License information PMC Disclaimer Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Day Hospital, Tehran, Iran *Corresponding Author: Shokofeh Ahmadi […]

Case report of a baby with Retinoblastoma

This baby had advanced retinoblastoma. They did an orbital exoneration. The baby did well but will need chemo and/or radiation. The prognosis is not good however. The baby went home in about 4 days. What is Retinoblastoma?Retinoblastoma is an eye cancer that begins in the retina — the sensitive lining on the inside of your […]

IMPALEMENT HEAD INJURY WITH A SPEAR

J West Afr Coll Surg. 2016 Apr-Jun; 6(2): 113–124.PMCID: PMC5342836PMID: 28344950BI Akhiwu,AS Adoga, OP Binitie, CC Ani, M Iweagwu, O Adetutu,1T Ureme,1DD George,1PD Didamson,1E Oseni-Momodu,1 and BT UgwuAuthor information Copyright and License informationDisclaimer Case Reports History T.B was a 26-year old unemployed man who presented with a history of a spear thrown at him 6 hours prior to presentation. He had gone at night […]

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Zubaida’s Journey: A Tale of Courage and Transformation

Zubaida, a spirited 9-year-old from a nomadic family in Afghanistan, faced a harrowing accident in August 2001. While pouring kerosene into a hot stove, she caught fire, sustaining severe burns to her face, neck, chest, and arms. Despite initial treatments in Iran, her condition worsened, leaving her disfigured and emotionally scarred. In a twist of […]

“The hand of God” – nurses try to comfort isolated patients in a Brazilian Covid isolation ward

From Brazil , a country that has recorded a very high number of infections from Covid-19, comes ““mão de deus“ “, conceived by a Brazilian nurse to break down the barrier of isolation and give comfort to the patients. For over a year engaged in the fight against Coronavirus , doctors and nurses all over the world, in addition to ensuring the necessary health care for patients forced to live in […]

The Youngest Patient in United States to Receive Face Transplant

Katie Stubblefield’s wit shows through when she describes her face transplant surgery. “Longest nap of my entire life,” she says. Those unfamiliar with Katie’s still-developing speech pattern may not easily make out those words, but her parents are usually there to interpret. Robb and Alesia Stubblefield have been by her side – helping her “take […]

HOW WWI PLAYED A KEY ROLE SHAPING PLASTIC SURGERY AND MODERN ANAESTHESIA

In 1916, young ENT surgeon Harold Gillies set up Britain’s first plastic surgery unit, where he practised the ‘strange new art’ of facial reconstruction for those who had suffered severe injuries and burns. Gillies was given the go-ahead, and by January 1916 was setting up Britain’s first plastic surgery unit at the Cambridge Military Hospital in Aldershot. Gillies toured base hospitals […]