A Large Abdominal Mass

An 80-year-old man presented to the emergency department with abdominal bloating and constipation. He had no lower urinary tract symptoms or gross hematuria but had lost 5 kg during the previous 8 months. The physical examination was notable for a distended abdomen with a mass that extended from the epigastrium to the pelvis and was […]

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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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Isolated ACTH deficiency during single-agent pembrolizumab for squamous cell lung carcinoma: a case report

Clin Diabetes Endocrinol. 2020; 6: 1. Published online 2020 Jan 6. doi: 10.1186/s40842-019-0092-9 PMCID: PMC6945618 PMID: 31921440 Associated Data Data Availability Statement The data used in this current report are available from the corresponding author on reasonable request. Abstract Background The programmed cell death 1 (PD-1) inhibitor pembrolizumab is a promising agent for treatment of several […]

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Transient Hypophosphatemia: A Dangerous Event in Multiple Myeloma

Case Rep Endocrinol. 2021; 2021: 3609346. Published online 2021 Jan 16. doi: 10.1155/2021/3609346 PMCID: PMC7826227 PMID: 33510918 Associated Data Data Availability Statement No data were used to support this study. Abstract Patients with malignancies frequently experience multiple electrolyte disturbances. In multiple myeloma, hypercalcemia and hyperphosphatemia are one of the most common metabolic disturbances observed as part […]

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Massive ossifying fibroma of the mandible in a child

Minu Bajpai, P. Goel, O. Bhutia,1 Anand Gupta,1 A. Seth,2 A. K. Gupta,2 and D. K. Pawar3 CASE REPORT A 10-year-old boy with a known sickle-cell trait, had a four-years history of a painless, slowly enlarging tumor of the lower jaw [Figure 1] was referred from the department of dental surgery where incision biopsy and digital subtraction angiography (DSA) was done. The […]

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Surgical correction of residual facial deformity following conservative excision of a giant maxillary ossifying fibroma

Zhuoxia Wu, MD,a Yunlong Xing, MD,a Xin Liu, PhD,b Wanying Chen, MD,a Jiao Kong, MD,a Ronghui Wu, MD,a and Lianbo Zhang, PhDa,∗ 2. Case report A 44-year-old female patient presented to our department in November 2013 with a chief complaint of a giant swelling on the right side of her face that had gradually increased in […]

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Giant Lipoma of Posterior Neck with Bleeding Decubitus Ulcer: A Rare Entity

Satyajeet Verma, Manish Varma, Sanjay Kala, and RK Singh CASE REPORT A 68-year-old male presented to our surgical outpatient department with a huge lump at the back of his neck for the last 11 years. There was an ulcer at the top of the lump for the last 9 months. Episodic bleeding was also reported from the ulcer for […]

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Patient with penetrated Wooden Stick

Case Report A 15-year-old boy reported to emergency department with history of fall from a tree onto a wooden fence and sustained a penetrating injury from a wooden piece [Fig-1]. There was no evidence of facial nerve injury. CT scan revealed that the foreign body was superficial to the investing layer of deep cervical fascia […]

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Penile Kaposi’s Sarcoma

A 49-year-old man with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection presented to the HIV clinic with a several-week history of multiple slow-growing, violaceous, ulcerated lesions on the glans penis and external urethral meatus. He was sexually active with male partners and had not taken prescribed antiretroviral therapy for 2 years. Laboratory studies showed a CD4 cell […]

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A Postmenopausal Woman with Giant Ovarian Serous Cyst Adenoma

Abstract Giant (>10 cm) ovarian cyst is a rare finding. In the literature, a few cases of giant ovarian cysts have been mentioned sporadically, especially in elderly patients. We report a 57-year-old postmenopausal woman with a giant left ovarian cyst measuring 43 × 15 × 9 cm. She was referred to us from the local health center […]

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Patient with giant upper limb melanoma

Abstract A 57-year-old woman was referred to our regional sarcoma unit following a 2-year history of a progressively enlarging mass on her right forearm. At 14×7×12 cm, this mass turned out to be one of the largest upper limb cutaneous malignant melanomas ever described, and, to the best of our knowledge, the first documented in the […]

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Giant Scalp Melanoma

Introduction: Among malignant melanoma lesions, those occurring on the scalp and neck have a particularly poor prognosis. In this case report, we present the largest melanoma of the head and neck and one of the largest melanomas of any anatomic site reported in the literature to date. A 70 year old gentleman who initially presented for […]

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Madelung’s Disease

Giuseppe Nisi, M.D., and Andrea Sisti, M.D. A 48-year-old man presented to the clinic for evaluation of dysphagia and limited neck movements (flexion and rotation of the head). The patient was found to have Madelung’s disease, also known as benign symmetric lipomatosis or the Launois–Bensaude syndrome. Madelung’s disease is a rare condition that is characterized by […]

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Congenital Hemangioma

Congenital hemangiomas are benign vascular tumors that have grown to their maximum size at birth and do not exhibit accelerated postnatal growth.They can be subdivided into three subgroups: rapidly involuting congenital hemangioma (RICH), noninvoluting congenital hemangioma (NICH), and partially involuting congenital hemangioma (PICH) A newborn presented with a 9-by-12.5-cm mass in the frontal region that […]

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Phlegmasia Cerulea Dolens (painful blue edema)

An 81-year-old man with hypertension presented to the emergency department with pain and swelling of the left thigh and lower leg that had developed during the previous several hours. He had no history of recent surgery or trauma and no known personal or family history of clotting disorders. The left lower leg was tender, cold, […]

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