Cemento-osseous dysplasia

This is a case of cemento-osseous dysplasia. This tumor was causing her great distress and was a relatively complex removal. The surgery was performed years prior and she came to clinic for follow up. They discussed further surgery for cosmetic purposes, but she stated she was happy to have the tumor removed and did not […]

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Rhabdomyosarcoma – a rare tumor of the eye

This young boy presented with a tumor of the eye. Initially they thought it would be a retinoblastoma but it turned out to be embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma. They did an orbital exenteration with a temporalis muscle flap. The boy did very well and will soon be getting chemotherapy. The cut on the side of his head […]

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Ocular Thelaziasis

A 34-year-old man presented to the ophthalmology clinic and reported having the sensation of a foreign body and itching in his right eye. He had no known medical history, and he lived on a farm with his dog. Examination with slit-lamp microscopy showed two live worms beneath the upper eyelid. A topical anesthetic was administered, […]

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Orbital myiasis

Yan-Ling Huang, MD,a Lu Liu, MD,c Hao Liang, MD,a Jian He, MD,a Jun Chen, MD,a Qiao-Wen Liang, MD,a Zhi-Yuan Jiang, MD,b Jian-Feng He, MD,a,∗ Min-Li Huang, MD,a,∗ and Yi Du, MDa,∗Article notes  Copyright and License information  Disclaimer 1. Introduction Maggots are larvae of Diptera flies, most of which are mainly found in human and animal feces, garbage, decaying plants and animal carcasses and feed on feces […]

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Lung Protrusion: Tragic Consequence of a Knife Assault

Lung Protrusion refers to the exposure of lung parenchyma from a defect in the chest wall. This is a case of knife assault which caused lung evisceration. A 20-year-old presented to the Emergency Department with bilateral stab wounds in the thorax, causing lung protrusion. He also had exposed lung parenchyma on the left side. He […]

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Reconstruction of massive full‐thickness abdominal wall defect: successful treatment with nonabsorbable mesh, negative pressure wound therapy, and split‐skin grafting

Dogu Aydin, 1 Ida Felbo Paulsen, 1 Vibeke Egerup Bentzen, 1 Sami Asadzadeh, 2 and Lisbet Rosenkrantz Hölmich Case Report In May 2014, a 51‐year‐old morbidly obese woman (BMI 48), suffering from non‐insulin‐dependent diabetes, presented at the emergency department with a 20‐year‐old incisional hernia that had become incarcerated. At admittance, the abdomen was described with horizontal and vertical scars from former surgery and a […]

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Scalp avulsion injury

Patient reportedly fell and hit her head on on a sharp rock, lacerating her scalp. The wound was thouroughly irrigated and debrided. Later the wound was closed with sutures and two drains were placed to minimize the chance of haematoma formation. Broad spectrum antibiotics were also given. Scalp lacerations are a common injury. Clinical evaluation […]

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Complications of thyroidectomy for large goiter

Toufik Berri1,& and Rachida Houari2 Patient and observation A 50-years-old woman, hypertensive, hospitalized for a large cervical mass appeared 30 years ago. In the family history, her mother, sisters and cousins underwent a surgery for MNG. Despite of the large volume of the mass, the patient never described signs of cervical compression whatsoever respiratory, digestive, laryngeal, vascular […]

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Orbital Floor Reconstruction with Free Flaps after Maxillectomy

Leela Mohan C. S. R. Sampathirao, MS, MCh,1 Krishnakumar Thankappan, MS, DNB, MCh,1 Sriprakash Duraisamy, MS, MCh,1 Naveen Hedne, MS, MCh,1 Mohit Sharma, MS, MCh,1 Jimmy Mathew, MS, MCh,1 and Subramania Iyer, MS, MCh, FRCS1 Results One hundred twenty-six patients underwent maxillectomy during the study period. Combined modality treatment with surgery followed by radiotherapy with or with or out chemotherapy was performed. […]

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Compartment Syndrome

Compartment syndrome is one of the true emergencies where timing is critical and every hour that passes matters. Compartment syndrome occurs when pressure in a confined space gets too high. This was compartment syndrome of the arm and forearm due to reperfusion injury that happened with the vessels being compressed for a long time then […]

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A Very Long Foreign Body in the Bladder

Atsushi Imai, 1 Yuichiro Suzuki, 1 Yasuhiro Hashimoto, 1 ,* Atsushi Sasaki, 1 Hisao Saitoh, 1 and Chikara Ohyama 2 2. Case Summary The patient was a 49-year-old male with no history of any psychiatric disorder. Gross hematuria was noted. He underwent medical examination at the local emergency room and was referred to us for examination of a foreign body in the bladder, which had been identified […]

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Dermoscopy of Pigmented Bowen’s Disease Mimicking Early Superficial Spreading Melanoma

Case Rep Dermatol. 2009 Jan-Dec; 1(1): 11–15. Published online 2009 Jul 29. doi: 10.1159/000227284 PMCID: PMC2895203 PMID: 20652107 Yuka Hayashi,a,* Masaru Tanaka,b Reiko Suzaki,b Nuiko Mori,a and Izumi Konohanaa Yuka Hayashi aDepartment of Dermatology, Hiratsuka City Hospital, Hiratsuka, Japan Find articles by Yuka Hayashi Masaru Tanaka bTokyo Women’s Medical University Medical Center East, Tokyo, Japan Find […]

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Innovative treatment using tilapia skin as a xenograft for partial thickness burns after a gunpowder explosion

Edmar Maciel Lima-Junior,1 Manoel Odorico de Moraes Filho,2 Bruno Almeida Costa,2 Francisco Vagnaldo Fechine,2 Maria Elisabete Amaral de Moraes,2 Francisco Raimundo Silva-Junior,1 Maria Flaviane Araújo do Nascimento Soares,1 Marina Becker Sales Rocha,2 and Cybele Maria Philopimin Leontsinis1 CASE REPORT A 23-year-old male patient, with no comorbidities, arrived at a burn treatment center in Fortaleza, Brazil after a thermal injury caused by contact with flames […]

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Scalp expansion for giant cutis verticis gyrata secondary to cerebriform intradermal nevus

Wenfang Dong, Huan Wang, and Fei Fan Case report A 27-year-old woman was admitted to the hospital for evaluation of a huge black scalp macule (20 × 18 cm) with thinning of the overlying hair (Figure 1). The asymptomatic scalp macule first appeared upon her birth and gradually increased in size. On physical examination, the scalp macule was characterized by […]

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Aesthetic reconstruction of the severely disfigured burned face: a creative strategy for a “natural” appearance using pre-patterned autogenous free flaps

Elliott H. Rose Burns Trauma. 2015; 3: 16.Published online 2015 Sep 27. doi: 10.1186/s41038-015-0014-8PMCID: PMC4964145PMID: 27574662 A 10-year-old girl sustained 80 % TBSA burns during a crib fire as an infant in Columbia. She was abandoned by her biological parents and brought to the United States for treatment where she was adopted by caring foster parents. Prior to treatment at The […]

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The Woman With No Face

A SEVERE untreated facial condition has left a woman in India with large hanging growths which eclipse her entire face – causing local children to be scared of her. Khadija Khatoon, 23, from Kolkata, India, has what doctors believe to be neurofibromatosis – a catch-all term for a number of genetic disorders which cause tumours […]

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Successful Microsurgical Replantation of Scalp Amputation Using Medicinal and Chemical Leech Therapy: A Case Report

Jong Ho Lee, Do Gon Kim, Kang Young Choi, Ho Yun Chung,Joon Seok Lee Jong Ho Lee, Do Gon Kim, Kang Young Choi, Ho Yun Chung, Joon Seok Lee Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, School of Medicine, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Korea Show moreShow less A 47-year-old woman presented to the hospital with a […]

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A Case of a Survivor to a Through-and-Through Head Gunshot Wound following Russian Roulette

Agostini, Tommaso M.D.; Arcuri, Francesco M.D.; Perello, Raffaella M.D.; Spinelli, Giuseppe M.D. Author information Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, CTO-AOUC, University of Florence, Florence, Italy Correspondence to Dr. Agostini, Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Florence, Largo Palagi 1, 50134 Florence, Italy, tommasoagostini@ymail.com Show moreShow less Sir: Georges Arthur Surdez (1900 to 1949) is considered the inventor […]

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