A Case of Aplasia Cutis Congenita Type VI: Bart Syndrome

Yasmin Alfayez, Sahar Alsharif,* and Adel Santli Case Report A 4-h-old male newborn presented with complete absence of skin over the anteromedial aspect of both lower legs since birth. The baby was born to a 23-year-old primigravida mother via normal vaginal delivery. Both pregnancy and delivery were uncomplicated. The mother denied any history of exposure to medications or […]

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Eye Inside Out After Getting Hit By a Bull Horn

Girish S. Mishra, MS1 and Sushen Harish Bhatt, MS1 Case History A 68-year-old female, member of low socioeconomic community, presented to the casualty with history of hit over the right eye by a bull horn during her daily agricultural activities. She complained of sudden and painful loss of vision in the right eye. She also had a […]

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Scientists Find a Natural Protein That Stops Allergies And Autoimmune Conditions

For the millions of us plagued by hypersensitive, overactive, or downright abusive immune systems, it can feel like you’re constantly fighting your own physical self. From incessant allergies to life-threatening anaphylaxis and debilitating autoimmune disease, the system that’s supposed to be protecting us can be problematic when it goes wrong. Now, we might be closer to […]

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Reconstruction of a Missing Midface

An 18-year-old Chinese girl was referred to us with a severe facial deformity that had been present since her birth. The deformity was associated with poor speech intelligibility and feeding disturbances. Clinical examination demonstrated a severe maxillary defect and bilateral zygoma hypoplasia accompanied by nose and mandible deformities. Her mouth opening was normal, and no […]

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Esthetic Reconstruction of Complex Facial Soft Tissue Trauma

All soft tissue injuries were treated with primary intention following debridement, irrigation, and primary surgical intervention by different methods depending on the defect size and location. They explained probable complications of primary intention to all patients and informed consents were obtained from all patients before surgical interventions. The medical ethics committee of their hospital approved […]

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Necrotizing fasciitis and meningitis due to Streptococcus pneumoniae

A 68-year-old Caucasian female was admitted to our clinic, with suspected deep venous thrombosis, presenting with pain in her left calf that had lasted for 3 weeks starting after a very painful nocturnal leg cramp, and worsened over the last few days. At the time of admission, she had also experienced 5 days of malaise […]

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Strokectomy and Extensive Cisternal CSF Drain for Acute Management of Malignant Middle Cerebral Artery Infarction: Technical Note and Case Series

Fulvio Tartara,1 Elena Virginia Colombo,1 Daniele Bongetta,2 Giulia Pilloni,1,* Carlo Bortolotti,3 Davide Boeris,4 Francesco Zenga,5 Alessia Giossi,6 Alfonso Ciccone,7 Maria Sessa,6 and Marco Cenzato4 Materials and Methods We retrospectively collected 15 non-consecutive cases of ischemic stroke treated with strokectomy between March 2010 and December 2017 in two different Hospital (Ospedale Molinette Torino; Ospedale Maggiore, Cremona). The study is an historical cohort study (retrospective, purely observational, non-sponsored): […]

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Giant right coronary artery aneurysm- case report and literature review

Neerod K Jha,1Husam Z Ouda,2Javed A Khan,1Gregory P Eising,1 and Norbert Augustin1 Case presentation A 54 years-old-hypertensive male patient was presented to us with history of recent inferior wall myocardial infarction (MI) which was managed with medical treatment in the referring hospital. On clinical examination, there was a 3/6 ejection systolic murmur along the left lower sternal […]

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Oral Metastasis of Colorectal Cancer

A 60-year-old woman presented to the oral surgery clinic with gingival swelling. She had a history of colorectal cancer, which had been diagnosed a year earlier, for which she had undergone surgery and received chemotherapy. She first noticed the mass after bleeding occurred while she was brushing her teeth. On examination, a large, nontender, pedunculated […]

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Bilateral 0.19 mg Fluocinolone Acetonide Intravitreal Implant in the Successful Treatment of Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis-Associated Uveitis and Secondary Macular Oedema

Abdus Samad Ansari, Zain Amir, and Gwyn S. Williams Abstract Introduction Treatment of juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA)-associated uveitis necessitates the use of long-term corticosteroids or immunosuppressive agents, each of which poses their own significant side effect profile. Initial treatment requires intensive topical glucocorticoids, with a step-up approach employing immunosuppressive agents for those cases with poor […]

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First African American to receive a face transplant

Robert Chelsea suffered severe injuries after getting hit by a drunk driver in 2013. After months of waiting for the right donor, the first African American man to undergo a full face transplant is recovering from a successful procedure. Chelsea has led a difficult life the last few years — he was left severely disfigured […]

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Railway track injury

Case Report A 30-year-old male victim of railway track injury was brought to the emergency department by police. He had a lacerated/partly avulsed wound over face, involving forehead, nose and left cheek, with traumatic evisceration of left eye [Figure 1]. On arrival, the patient was found to have a threatened airway in view of extensive […]

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An impressive case of complete traumatic maxillofacial degloving.

A 30-year-old white woman was the victim of severe facial trauma stemming from a rollover automobile accident after the driver had lost control of the vehicle. It was a small automobile not equipped with airbags and was transporting five passengers. The patient was on the back seat and was not wearing a seatbelt. One of […]

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Penetrating Heart Injury due to Screwdriver Assault

Case Report This is a 16-year-old boy who experienced physical aggression in urban fight. He was assaulted by a screwdriver and had stab wound on the anterior face of the chest. He was transported from St. Louis, 192 km away, to our facility by ambulance in a stable hemodynamic status and arrived 8 hours later. Physical […]

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Reconstructive Knee Surgery

Shin-Taeg Kang, Chan-Ha Hwang,Bo-Hyeon Kim, and Byung-Yoon Sung* CASE REPORT Paramedics brought a 45-yr-old man into our medical center immediately after a high-velocity crush injury. On admission to the emergency room, the patient was noted to have a large open wound in anterior aspect of left knee. His left foot was pale and cool. Distal pulses of dorsalis […]

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