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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Successful ankle replantation in two cases with different presentations

Author Information Adzim Poh Yuen Wen,1,2,3 Mohd Hanifah Jusoh,1,4 Arman Zaharil Mat Saad,1,2 Ahmad Sukari Halim,1,2 Nu’man Wan Ismail Wan Faisham,1,4 and Wan Sulaiman Wan Azman1,2 1Hospital Universiti Sains Malaysia, Health Campus Universiti Sains Malaysia, Kota Bharu, Malaysia 2Reconstructive Sciences Unit, School of Medical Sciences, Health Campus Universiti Sains Malaysia, Kota Bharu, Malaysia 3Plastic Surgery Unit, Department of Surgery, Pusat Perubatan […]

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A case of a young woman with a Necrotic Sarcoma of the back

Sarcoma is a type of cancer that develops in bones and soft tissues, such as fat, muscles blood vessels, etc. Tissue becomes necrotic when substantial areas of tissue lack a blood supply, which then causes gangrene, or death of the tissue, in the area. This particular case was very vascular, so there was no way […]

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Thoracic impalement injury: A survivor with large metallic object in-situ

Randhawa Muhammad Afzal,∗ Muhammad Armughan, Muhammad Waqas Javed, Usman Ali Rizvi, and Sajida Naseem 1Department of Surgery, Bahawal Victoria Hospital, Quaid-E-Azam Medical College, Bahawalpur, Pakistan. Electronic address: Dr_afzal_randhawa1986@hotmail.com. 2Department of Surgery, Bahawal Victoria Hospital, Quaid-E-Azam Medical College, Bahawalpur, Pakistan. Show moreShow less Case report A 25-year-old male send to emergency department (ED) due to thoracic impalement injury caused by […]

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MAJOR CRUSH INJURY LEFT UPPER LIMB

49 year old male met with a road traffic accident. Patient was driving a two wheeler which was overrun by a tipper  on 29.12.2010 at around 2.30 p.m. between Miryalguda and Damargidda Chevella mandal , Ranga Reddy distt. Andhra pradesh, India. Patient sustained extensive degloving injury to the left upper limb extending from the left mid […]

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Impalement head injury with serrated meat knife.

Author information OP Binitie,DJ Shilong, BT Ugwu, JE Ekedigwe, OO Oyeniran, PF Adighije, AN Mairiga, PJ Ninmol, and B Alayande Neurosurgery Division, Department of Surgery, Jos University Teaching Hospital, P. M. B. 2076, Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria. Corresponding author. *To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: moc.liamtoh@psagemeyoJournal of the West African College of Surgeons, 01 Jan 2012, 2(1):67-74 PMID: 25452978 PMCID: PMC4170282 Show moreShow less […]

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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 […]

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Early Structural Deterioration of a Sutureless Bioprosthetic Aortic Valve

Abstract Sutureless bioprosthetic valves such as the Sorin Perceval S valve (SPV) have been used in patients with aortic stenosis that require surgical aortic valve replacement (SAVR). These prostheses have been marketed on the basis of their rapid implantation techniques with avoidance of sutures and reduced aortic cross-clamp times. We report a case of an […]

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Microsurgical breast reconstruction after severe burns

Abstract Breast deformity, in post-burn patients, is a common problem leading to lower self-esteem and reclusive behavior that impairs quality of life. The authors present the course of treatment of an 18-year-old immigrant girl who suffered second- to third-degree burns over approximately 20% of her total body surface area in her early childhood. The second- […]

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