Int J Obstet Anesth 2021 Aug 19;47:103189. Epub 2021 May 19.
Anaesthesiology and Critical Care Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran.
J Forensic Sci 2021 Sep 9. Epub 2021 Sep 9.
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
Few cases of natural sudden death presenting as an undiagnosed lymphoma have been reported in the literature, especially in adolescents. Herein we provide a report of sudden death caused by undiagnosed classic Hodgkin lymphoma (cHL). We describe an 18-year-old female who collapsed after several weeks of weight loss, decreased appetite, and dyspnea. Read More
Am J Phys Med Rehabil 2021 Aug 24. Epub 2021 Aug 24.
Kentfield Hospital, Kentfield, CA Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY Kentfield Hospital, Kentfield, CA Georgetown University, Washington, DC.
Objective: To determine the prevalence of undiagnosed diaphragmatic dysfunction (DD) in a long term acute care hospital (LTACH) setting in patients on prolonged mechanical ventilation (PMV) and its association with weaning outcomes.Design: A single-center, retrospective cohort study including 451 patients on PMV admitted to an LTACH facility between 2012 and 2017. DD was assessed using fluoroscopy. Read More
J Med Case Rep 2021 Aug 5;15(1):424. Epub 2021 Aug 5.
Department of Medicine, Universidad del Norte, Barranquilla, Colombia.
Background: Bochdalek diaphragmatic hernia is a developmental defect of the posterolateral portion of the diaphragm. This defect may allow abdominal contents to abnormally occupy the thoracic cavity, resulting in most cases in the compression of the developing lungs. Signs are typically shown during early childhood since the defect is usually present during development. Read More
Pan Afr Med J 2021 10;38:150. Epub 2021 Feb 10.
Department of Paediatric Surgery, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, General Hospital of "Papageorgiou", Thessaloniki, Greece.
We report a case of a 5-month-old female infant who presented with a cardiorespiratory distress and shock. After thoracic computed tomography (CT) scan, a right sided Bochdalek hernia was diagnosed with massive herniation of the abdominal viscera causing mediastinal shift. The girl underwent emergency laparotomy, which confirmed the right sided diaphragmatic hernia with herniation of small bowel and colon. Read More