Cases reported "Ankle Fractures"

Filter by keywords:



Filtering documents. Please wait...

1/4. Radiological reasoning: incidentally discovered liver mass.

    OBJECTIVE: A 49-year-old woman presented to the emergency department after a fall in which she sustained a right subcapital hip fracture. During her hospital stay she developed abdominal pain, and a hypoechoic liver mass was found on sonography. Multiphase CT showed a hepatic mass with brisk arterial phase enhancement, rapid washout on the portal venous phase, and delayed phase hypodensity. The final pathology diagnosis was hepatocellular carcinoma. CONCLUSION: Incidental lesions are frequently discovered during routine radiographic evaluations. Correlation with clinical history and additional confirmatory imaging is essential for appropriate diagnosis and management.
- - - - - - - - - -
ranking = 1
keywords = fracture
(Clic here for more details about this article)

2/4. A rare presentation of systemic salmonellosis.

    We are reporting an unusual case of disseminated salmonella enteritidis D, phage group E2 infection in an 18-year-old male, which was resistant to massive antibiotic treatment. Rare complications such as pylephlebitis, mediastinal adenopathy, osteomyelitis with pathological clavicular fracture, osteitis and spondylitis were observed. We found an immunological defect that no doubt contributed to this severe illness.
- - - - - - - - - -
ranking = 1
keywords = fracture
(Clic here for more details about this article)

3/4. Porcelain appendix. A calcified mucocele fractures to produce an acute abdomen.

    mucocele of the appendix is rare and occasionally is accompanied by calcification. In a recent case, an eggshell-thin calcified mucocele fractured to produce an acute abdomen. This situation was not found in a review of the literature. A brief summary of the properties of mucocele is presented.
- - - - - - - - - -
ranking = 5
keywords = fracture
(Clic here for more details about this article)

4/4. Small bowel intussusception and brown bowel syndrome in association with severe malnutrition.

    Brown bowel syndrome is a rare condition characterized by deposition of lipofuscin in the smooth muscle cells of the gastrointestinal tract. The number of reported cases is small, but all are associated with malabsorptive states. Despite these small numbers, there is considerable evidence that vitamin e deficiency is important etiologically. We report here the case of a severely malnourished [body mass index 11.7 kg/m (2): normal range 20-25 kg/m (2)] 31-yr-old black male with a longstanding history of alcohol abuse, who was on anti-tuberculosis therapy. The patient presented with an acute abdomen and was found, at operation, to have a mid-ileal intussusception. Histological examination of the resected specimen demonstrated lipofuscin accumulation consistent with brown bowel syndrome, but no tumor. Subsequent investigations revealed no significant quantities of vitamin E in the blood and pancreatic steatorrhea. However, deficiency of other fat-soluble (vitamin a and D) and water-soluble vitamins (vitamin C and thiamine) also were detected. This report supports the association of brown bowel syndrome with vitamin e deficiency but cannot exclude the compounding effects of protein calorie malnutrition, multiple vitamin deficiencies, and chronic alcohol toxicity.
- - - - - - - - - -
ranking = 0.0004412532169071
keywords = compound
(Clic here for more details about this article)



We do not evaluate or guarantee the accuracy of any content in this site. Click here for the full disclaimer.