Case Report

“Fatty Lungs”: An uncommon case of Autoimmune Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis

Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis (PAP) is a rare lung disease characterized by excessive accumulation of surfactant lipids and proteins in alveoli and terminal airways. It is caused by impaired GM-CSF signaling [1]

Research Article

Spontaneous pneumomediastinum associated with COVID-19: Rare complication of 2020 pandemic

Abstract

Spontaneous pneumomediastinum (SPM) is a rare condition, more commonly seen in patients with history of asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, infections, or drug users. Today, we face one novel virus that has cause an outbreak of acute respiratory i...

Research Article

Acute Appendicitis: Hispanics and the Hamburger Sign

Abstract

Objective: To describe the presenting clinical findings of patients with acute appendicitis and compare them with those described in the medical literature. To corroborate a common medical myth among Hispanic physicians regarding...