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2019-03-08 Case Report

A Case of Acute Peripheral Vertigo: Using the HINTS Exam to guide diagnostic workup

Acute dizziness/vertigo is among the most common causes for visiting the emergency department or primary care physician. Although the majority of these presentations represent an acute peripheral vestibulopathy (APV), lateral medullary, lateral pontine, and inferior cerebellar infarctions can ...

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2019-04-05 Case Report

Local recurrence after enlarged total nephrectomy

Local isolated recurrence of kidney cancer in the renal lodge after radical nephrectomy is rare and has a poor prognosis. Surgical excision, sometimes even extended to neighboring organs, is currently the only effective treatment for local recurrence of kidney cancer. The interest of new medic...

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2019-06-04 Case Report

Brachial pseudoaneurysm associated with median nerve injury as a complication of peripherally inserted central catheter: A case report

Introduction: Peripherally inserted central venous catheters (PICCs) have been increasingly used as an alternative to conventional central venous catheters for long-term administration of chemotherapy, antibiotics, parenteral nutrition, and hydration in patients with difficult...

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2019-07-17 Case Report

Anasarca in a 35 year old man- A diagnostic dilemma

Anasarca is generalized swelling of the body following accumulation of fluid in the extracellular compartments. It may result from multiple aetiology mainly of renal, hepatic or cardiovascular origin. 

The aim of this case report is to highlight the challenges encountered in ma...

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2019-08-02 Case Report

Type II myocardial infarction and latent LVOT obstruction due to Systolic Anterior Motion of mitral valve

Left ventricular outflow tract obstruction is a well-recognized feature in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy but can occur in other clinical scenarios when anatomically susceptible heart is subjected to permissive physiological conditions that provoke systolic anterior motion of the mitral valve (SA...

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2019-08-05 Case Report

Clinical, histopathological and surgical evaluations of persistent oropharyngeal membrane case in a calf

A male, 4 days old and 20 kg Simmental calf was evaluated for regurgitation and hyper salivation since birth. The mother became pregnant by artificial insemination and the pregnancy was the second of the mother. A membrane closed the pharynx and a diverticulum on dorsal of this membrane was se...

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2019-09-24 Case Report

A rare case of recurrent urinary tract infection due to Trichosporon species in an immune-competent diabetic female patient

Trichosporonosis is a disease caused by Trichosporon spp. which are ubiquitous anamorphic yeast that commonly inhabit the soil. In human they are found in the skin, gastrointestinal tract and respiratory tract. Globally, Trichosporon spp. infection is rare and remain...

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2019-09-30 Case Report

Automatic heartbeat monitoring system

The proliferation and popularity of open source hardware and software, such as Arduino and Raspberry PI, together with IoT and Embedded System, has brought the health industry to rapid evolution, creating portable and low-cost medical devices for monitoring vital signals. Electrocardiographic ...

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2019-10-02 Case Report

Fatal agranulocytosis associated with Metamizole treatment in a 16-year-old girl

Agranulocytosis is one of the common reasons of consultation in hematology. It’s life-threatening because of an infection risk. The metamizole is a drug, known for its potential rare danger of inducing a severe agranulocytosis. However, it remains widely used because of its beneficial ef...

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2019-10-16 Case Report

Intestinal malrotation presenting with midgut volvulus in an adult

A 36-year-old man without previous medical history presented to the emergency department with abdominal pain and vomiting of acute onset. His vital signs were stable and he had no fever. Abdominal exploration revealed distention with pain at palpation. Laboratory tests were normal. Abdominal X...

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