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1/4. Intracranial haemorrhage due to factor v deficiency.

    factor v deficiency is a rare coagulation disorder which is inherited autosomal recessively. factor v deficiency should be considered in infants with bleeding disorders and prolonged prothrombin and activated partial thromboplastin times if bleeding continues in spite of vitamin k injection. In this article, the case of an infant with an intracranial haemorrhage due to congenital factor v deficiency is reported. ( info)

2/4. dyspnea on exertion, fatigue, and pallor in a 50-year-old active duty soldier.

    OBJECTIVE: To discuss a comprehensive diagnostic approach to an active duty patient presenting with dyspnea on exertion, fatigue, and pallor. A 50-year-old active duty E-6 white male in Al Udeid, qatar, presented with progressive dyspnea on exertion, fatigue, and new pallor. This case illustrates the course of events from Al Udeid to the Walter Reed Army Medical Center, where the final diagnosis was made. Along the way, questions with discussions explore the various diagnostic and management aspects of his case and highlight military relevant issues that include efficient diagnostic algorithms in the field and transfusion of scarce blood products. ( info)

3/4. Cardiac arrest: a rare complication of pallid syncope?

    Cardiac arrest is rare in children. Breath-holding, on the other hand, is fairly common. We report a case in which one complicated the other with serious consequences. A review of the literature on the subject was undertaken. ( info)

4/4. Bilateral optic disk pallor after unilateral internal carotid artery occlusion.

    Bilateral pallor of the optic disks was observed in a 52-year-old man after dissection of an internal carotid artery. Diffuse pallor of the ipsilateral optic disk reflected infarction of the ipsilateral optic nerve and "bow-tie" atrophy of the contralateral optic disk reflected infarction of the ipsilateral optic tract. The findings were due to an occlusion of the internal carotid artery proximal to the origin of the ophthalmic artery, resulting also in insufficiency in the area of supply of the anterior choroidal artery. ( info)


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