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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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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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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Grenade blast injury hand

The principles of microvascular free tissue transfer in war wounds are not different from civilian trauma. Muscle flaps are preferred over fasciocutaneous flaps to fill the large size defects and to combat the local infection. Today, the reconstructive surgeon with the help of microvascular techniques is able to reconstruct large complex defects as compared to […]

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Diagnosis and management of a giant ovarian cyst in the gravid-puerperium period: a case report

Sibraogo Kiemtoré,1,2Hyacinthe Zamané,1,2Yobi Alexis Sawadogo,1Rodrigue Sansan Sib,3Evelyne Komboigo,2Ali Ouédraogo,1 and Blandine Bonané1,2 Sociodemographic characteristics of the patient The patient was a 25-year-old woman who dropped school early and got married with a single farmer. She lived with her husband in Kongoussi, a rural commune about 100 km from Ouagadougou, the capital city of Burkina Faso. She did not […]

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Midcarpal amputation of the hand

Case Report A 30-year-old cheesemaker presented in their emergency room with a severe mutilating avulsion injury of the hand and forearm. His right adominant hand was pulled in a cheese cutting machine with six circular saw blades working in opposition to each other. He sustained a midcarpal amputation of the hand, a complete avulsion of […]

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Thoraco-abdominal impalement injury with two construction ironbars – A rare case report

Abstract Introduction: The work has been reported in line with the SCARE criteria. Thoracoabdominal impalement injuries are uncommon and very few cases have been reported. Impalement injuries result when a rigid object penetrates and remains lodged within the body. It has complex anesthetic and surgical management. We describe the successful surgical and anesthetic management of a […]

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DIABETIC FOOT – POST INFECTIVE COMPOSITE SOFT TISSUE LOSS DORSUM FOOT

50 year old Diabetic and Hypertensive was admitted in Medical intensive care unit with infection in the foot. He was referred to plastic surgery for management of infection in the foot. He underwent surgical debridement followed by negative pressure wound therapy. followed by skin grafting. The results are shown below Patient and relatives were satifsfied […]

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Management and Outcome of Infantile Hydrocephalus

Hydrocephalus: Hydrocephalus is a condition in which an accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) occurs within the brain. This typically causes increased pressure inside the skull. Hydrocephalus can occur due to birth defects or be acquired later in life. Associated birth defects include neural tube defects and those that result in aqueductal stenosis. Other causes include meningitis, brain tumors, traumatic brain injury, intraventricular hemorrhage, and subarachnoid hemorrhage. The four types of hydrocephalus are communicating, […]

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