Ann Acad Med Singap 2009 Feb;38(2):180
Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Int J Surg Case Rep 2021 Sep 24;87:106449. Epub 2021 Sep 24.
Department of Clinical Medical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Yarmouk University, Irbid, Jordan.
Introduction: Gallstones' color is usually yellow, brown, black or more commonly a mixture of two or more of these colors in different proportions, depending on their composition, with yellow being the most commonly encountered color. Pearl-white gallstones are a very rare entity that has not been studied and reported sufficiently.Case Presentation: Our patient is a 44-year-old lady who was suffering from recurrent attacks of epigastric and right hypochondrial abdominal pain that was aggravated by consumption of fatty meals. Read More
Arch Argent Pediatr 2021 Oct;119(5):e540-e544
Servicio de Pediatría. Hospital Dr. Claudio Zin, Malvinas Argentinas, Argentina.
The infection by Bartonela henselae (BH), the cause of cat scratch disease, it could be asymptomatic or produce local and multisystem illness. The objective of this case report is to document that the hepato-splenic involvement is unusual in BH infection, and the treatment is discussed and individualized in each patient. This case is about an eleven-year girl who presented with findings in abdominal tomography and ultrasound of hepato-splenic abscesses, with later positive serology for BH. Read More
Access Microbiol 2020 14;2(2):acmi000102. Epub 2020 Feb 14.
Department of Microbiology, Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre, Madrid, Spain.
>introduction: Shigellosis has a gastrointestinal presentation of variable severity in which bacteraemia is uncommon. We describe the first reported case of bacteraemia and intestinal coinfection with in a cystic fibrosis patient. The literature on bacteraemia in adult and paediatric populations is also reviewed. Read More
Cureus 2021 Aug 21;13(8):e17348. Epub 2021 Aug 21.
Radiology, Stony Brook University, Port Jefferson, USA.
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), is a severe respiratory syndrome. It started as an epidemic in Wuhan, China, and then become a global pandemic. COVID-19 usually presents with respiratory symptoms, including cough and shortness of breath, accompanied by fever. Read More
J Surg Case Rep 2021 Sep 22;2021(9):rjab418. Epub 2021 Sep 22.
Division of General, Minimally Invasive, and Robotic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA.
Colonic leiomyomas are rare. Their clinical presentation ranges from asymptomatic polyps detected on endoscopy to large symptomatic abdominopelvic masses. Imaging findings are usually non-specific, and percutaneous biopsy might help with differential diagnosis. Read More