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Cervical Myelopathy and Peripheral Polyneuropathy in a 26-Year-Old Female Following Bariatric Surgery.

Cureus 2021 Jun 19;13(6):e15759. Epub 2021 Jun 19.

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Medical College of Wisconsin, Wauwatosa, USA.

The frequency, clinical course, and prognosis of the neurological sequelae following bariatric surgery remain obscure and continue to be a subject of medical research. We present the case of a 26-year-old female who underwent sleeve gastrectomy for the treatment of obesity and demonstrated progressive neurological deficits within months of her procedure. Extensive testing revealed very low thiamine and copper levels, peripheral polyneuropathy, and spinal cord lesions on imaging. Read More

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Postpartum Endogenous Endophthalmitis in a Young Immunocompetent Female by a Rare Fungus Candida ciferrii.

Ocul Immunol Inflamm 2021 Jul 20:1-4. Epub 2021 Jul 20.

Department of Microbiology, G.B Pant Hospital, Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, India.

Postpartum fungal endogenous endophthalmitis is an extremely rare condition, particularly in young healthy women. It can lead to permanent vision loss. We report a case of a 26-year-old lactating mother with a history of decreased vision in her right eye after a normal vaginal delivery. Read More

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Infraorbital Subcutaneous Intravascular Lobular Capillary Hemangioma After Rhinoplasty.

Ann Plast Surg 2021 Jul 13. Epub 2021 Jul 13.

From the Department of Plastic, Reconstructive, Aesthetic, and Hand Surgery Department of Pathology Department of Interventional Radiology, Basel University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland.

Background: Lobular capillary hemangioma (LCH; also referred to as pyogenic granuloma) is a common benign vascular tumor that is characterized by proliferation of capillaries with a lobular architecture. Lobular capillary hemangioma can involve superficial cutaneous, mucosal, or subcutaneous structures; the subcutaneous and intravascular variant is very rare.

Methods: A 26-year-old female patient presented with a small infraorbital mass that was slowly growing within the last 6 months. Read More

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Diagnostic and Treatment Challenges in Cerebral Tuberculoma in a Patient with Morbid Obesity.

Am J Case Rep 2021 Jul 10;22:e932852. Epub 2021 Jul 10.

Infectious Disease Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, Sarawak General Hospital, Ministry of Health Malaysia, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia.

BACKGROUND Tuberculosis is prevalent, especially in low-income countries. The most devastating manifestation of tuberculosis is central nervous system (CNS) involvement, albeit rare. CASE REPORT We report a rare case of a 26-year-old woman with morbid obesity and hepatitis C who had cerebral tuberculoma and was treated with an extended duration of anti-tuberculosis multi-drug therapy. Read More

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Metastatic Papillary Thyroid Cancer to the Liver: The Central Role of a Multidisciplinary Approach to Treatment.

Ochsner J 2021 ;21(2):224-229

Section of Hematology/Oncology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA.

Differentiated thyroid cancer (DTC) is comprised of papillary and follicular subtypes, and both have an overall excellent long-term prognosis. Patients with localized DTC that is successfully treated, usually with surgery, exhibit long-term survival well above 90%. In contrast, patients who develop distant metastatic disease have a significantly worse overall prognosis and outcome, often with disease that is refractory to conventional therapy such as surgery, radioactive iodine, and hormone suppression. Read More

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January 2021

Rare sphenoid ridge intracranial mature teratoma in an adult female.

Nagoya J Med Sci 2021 May;83(2):379-386

Department of Neurosurgery, Shinshu University School of Medicine, Matsumoto, Japan.

Intracranially located teratomas usually involve midline brain structures. However, they rarely occur in adults. A 26-year-old woman presented with a growing intracranial mass lesion in the left sphenoid ridge without neurological deficits. Read More

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Endometriosis of para-aortic node masquerading a malignancy: a rare occurrence.

BMJ Case Rep 2021 Jul 2;14(7). Epub 2021 Jul 2.

Department of Surgical Oncology, Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute, Chennai, India.

Endometriosis is a benign estrogen-dependent disorder affecting women in their reproductive age group. Endometriosis means 'abnormal growth of endometrial glands' outside the uterus. Multiple theories on aetiopathogenesis of endometriosis have been postulated, Halban's theory on 'Benign Metastasis' which proposed the presence of endometriotic cells in lymphatic vessels and lymph nodes provides the basis of this case report. Read More

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Intractable hypocalcemic seizures with neuropsychiatric symptoms- An under-diagnosed case.

J Family Med Prim Care 2021 May 31;10(5):2032-2034. Epub 2021 May 31.

Department of Emergency Medicine, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India.

Idiopathic hypoparathyroidism is one of the important and treatable causes of hypocalcaemia. Patients with hypocalcaemia as a consequence of hypoparathyroidism can have varied neuropsychiatric presentations such as intractable seizures, depressive symptoms, psychosis, generalized parasthesias and extrapyramidal syndrome. Many times these patients are being wrongly treated as a case of depression without addressing the underlying cause. Read More

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Surgical Management of Concomitant Proximal Tibiofibular Instability and Medial Collateral Ligament Tear: A Case Report.

J Orthop Case Rep 2020 Dec;10(9):23-27

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States.

Introduction: Proximal tibiofibular instability is a relatively rare cause of lateral-sided knee pain, and it can be difficult to diagnose. However, medial collateral ligament (MCL) tears are much more common and are much easier to diagnose. Concomitant management of these injuries, however, is uncommon and not well described. Read More

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December 2020

Pulmonary barotrauma with cerebral arterial gas embolism from a depth of 0.75-1.2 metres of fresh water or less: A case report.

Diving Hyperb Med 2021 Jun;51(2):224-226

Swedish Armed Forces, Diving And Naval Medicine Centre, Karlskrona, Sweden.

During underwater vehicle escape training with compressed air, a fit 26-year-old soldier suffered pulmonary barotrauma with cerebral arterial gas embolism after surfacing from a depth of 0.75-1.2 metres of freshwater or less. Read More

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Cilioretinal artery occlusion with paracentral acute middle maculopathy associated with COVID-19.

Indian J Ophthalmol 2021 07;69(7):1956-1959

Department of Ophthalmology, Bezmialem Vakıf University Faculty of Medicine, İstanbul, Turkey.

The purpose of the study is to describe cilioretinal artery (CILRA) occlusion that is presumed to be associated with COVID-19 without severe respiratory distress and inform ophthalmologists of unusual ocular presentations of COVID-19. Here, we present the first case of a patient with isolated CILRA occlusion and paracentral acute middle maculopathy (PAMM) after recently polymerase chain reaction-proven COVID-19. A 26-year-old female patient presented with a visual field defect in her left eye for 2 days and decreased vision compared to her right eye. Read More

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Multiple Pulmonary Metastases of Recurrent Giant Cell Tumor of Bone with Expression of VEGFR-2 Successfully Controlled by Denosumab and Apatinib: A Case Report and Literature Review.

Cancer Manag Res 2021 3;13:4447-4454. Epub 2021 Jun 3.

Department of Orthopedics, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, Sichuan, 610041, People's Republic of China.

Giant cell tumor of bone (GCTB) is a rare, benign, but locally aggressive bone tumor. It has a high tendency for local recurrence, which may increase the incidence of lung metastasis. Currently, an optimal treatment strategy has not been established because of the rarity of pulmonary metastatic GCTB. Read More

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ANCA-associated vasculitis after COVID-19.

Rheumatol Int 2021 08 7;41(8):1523-1529. Epub 2021 Jun 7.

Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Ondokuz Mayıs University Medical Faculty, Korfez Mahallesi, 55270, Atakum/Samsun, Turkey.

Antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody (ANCA)-associated vasculitis (AAV) are systemic autoimmune diseases that may lead to renal failure due to the infiltration of mononuclear cells and the destruction of small- and medium-sized blood vessels. It has been shown that severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) may trigger the presentation or exacerbation of autoimmune diseases. Crescentic glomerulonephritis (GN) has rarely been reported in patients with Coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19). Read More

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Blindness Secondary to Orbital Giant Cell Granuloma Mass-Effect in Noonan Syndrome With Return of Vision Following Surgical Decompression.

J Craniofac Surg 2021 May 25. Epub 2021 May 25.

Division of Plastic Surgery, Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine Department of Plastic Surgery, Dayton Children's Hospital, Dayton, OH.

Abstract: Noonan syndrome is a rare, autosomal dominant disorder encompassing multiple congenital defects, as well as association with solid tumor and lesion development. The authors present a 26-year-old female with known Noonan syndrome and ongoing complaint of worsening unilateral vision, progressing to vision loss due to lesion mass effect. Decompressive surgery was performed, restoring patient's vision to baseline immediately postoperative. Read More

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Extensive Extranodal Cutaneous Lymphomatous Involvement in a Case of Adult T-Cell Lymphoma - Advantage of 18F Fluorodeoxyglucose Positron-emission Tomography-Computed Tomography over Computed Tomography.

Indian J Nucl Med 2021 Jan-Mar;36(1):103-104. Epub 2021 Mar 4.

Department of Nuclear Medicine, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India.

Diffuse extranodal cutaneous lymphomatous involvement is a unique presentation in a case of adult T-cell lymphoma. We present the case of a 26-year-old female who presented with erythematous rashes with subsequent evaluation with 18F fluorodeoxyglucose positron-emission tomography-computed tomography showing enlarged inguinal and axillary lymph nodes, and biopsy findings from the inguinal lymph nodes were suggestive of adult T-cell lymphoma. Read More

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Crystallising galactocele of the breast: a rare cytological diagnosis.

BMJ Case Rep 2021 May 25;14(5). Epub 2021 May 25.

General Surgery, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India.

Galactocele of the breast is a benign condition characterised by milk containing cystic lesions, usually present during pregnancy and lactation. The diagnosis of galactocele is difficult due to physiological changes which occur during pregnancy and lactation. Fine needle aspiration cytology proves to be a simple and minimally invasive procedure in diagnosing and treating this condition. Read More

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Apatinib treatment is effective for metastatic malignant phyllodes tumors of the breast: a case report.

BMC Womens Health 2021 05 22;21(1):218. Epub 2021 May 22.

The Comprehensive Cancer Centre of Drum Tower Hospital, Medical School of Nanjing University & Clinical Cancer Institute of Nanjing University, Nanjing, China.

Background: We report a rare case of malignant phyllodes tumors (MPT) with partial response to apatinib.

Case Presentation: A 26-year-old woman had a palpable mass in her right breast for over a year. After resection, pathology indicated malignant phyllodes tumor. Read More

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Sexual Health Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology (Ob-Gyn) Residencies-A Resident Physician Survey.

J Sex Med 2021 06 18;18(6):1042-1052. Epub 2021 May 18.

Department of Ob-Gyn, Reading Hospital/Tower Health, Reading, PA, USA.

Background: Many women will experience a sexual health concern and present to their Obstetrics and Gynecology (Ob-Gyn) care provider, yet a large portion of graduating Ob-Gyn resident physicians in the United States may not feel comfortable helping patients with some sexual health issues.

Aim: To perform a cross-sectional study of U.S. Read More

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[Abdominal pain and seizure in a 26-year-old student from England].

Internist (Berl) 2021 May 19. Epub 2021 May 19.

Institut für Radiologie, Klinikum Passau, Passau, Deutschland.

A 26-year-old female presented to the emergency department due to abdominal pain in spite of painkillers. After extensive clinical diagnostics, no specific cause could be found. The further course was aggravated by a seizure due to hyponatremia. Read More

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Premature live birth in a woman with antisynthetase syndrome following recurrent miscarriages.

BMJ Case Rep 2021 May 11;14(5). Epub 2021 May 11.

Department of Obstetric Medicine, Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital, Herston, Queensland, Australia.

Antisynthetase syndrome (anti-SS) is a rare systemic autoimmune disease characterised by autoantibodies against aminoacyl-tRNA synthetases manifesting as one or more components of the classic triad: interstitial lung disease, arthritis and myositis. While it is well-recognised that autoimmune rheumatological disorders in general can contribute to multiple pregnancy complications, very little is known about how anti-SS itself affects pregnancy outcomes. Described here is the case of a 26-year-old pregnant woman with anti-SS whose pregnancy course was complicated by placental dysfunction and subsequent extremely premature delivery at 24 weeks' gestation. Read More

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The golden proportion concept: smile makeover with an 18-month follow-up.

Int J Esthet Dent 2021 05;16(2):216-230

Department of Esthetic and Restorative Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Universidad Científica del Sur, Lima, Peru

Aim: The altered size, shape or position of the teeth affect their proper alignment, the harmony of the smile, and the dentofacial composition. The aim of this article is to describe a minimally invasive approach to improve the esthetics of a patient through the golden proportion (GP) concept with the use of direct composite resin stratification.

Materials And Methods: A 26-year-old female complained about the appearance of her smile due to the existing spaces between her anterior teeth; her small, peg-shaped lateral incisors; the wear of her canines; and the color of her teeth. Read More

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Bilateral secondary pulmonary tuberculosis complicated with bilateral chylothorax: a case report.

Ann Palliat Med 2021 Apr;10(4):4970-4974

Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The Affiliated Hospital of Zunyi Medical University, Zunyi, China.

A 26-year-old female was admitted to the emergency department of thoracic surgery complaining of chest tightness, shortness of breath, and a history of bilateral tuberculosis. A chest Computed Tomography (CT) scan showed bilateral pleural effusion. After that, the patient was implanted with bilateral intercostal drainage tubes. Read More

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Status epilepticus and diabetes ketoacidosis: uncommon clinical presentations of acromegaly.

Endocrinol Diabetes Metab Case Rep 2021 Apr 1;2021. Epub 2021 Apr 1.

Department of Internal Medicine, Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre, Moshi, Tanzania.

Summary: Acromegaly is a rare disease caused by hypersecretion of the growth hormone (GH). Most cases are caused by either pituitary microadenoma or macroadenoma. The GH producing tumors present with clinical manifestations of acromegaly due to excessive GH secretion or symptoms resulting from mass effects of the enlarging tumor. Read More

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Happle-Tinschert Syndrome: A Case Report of Unilateral Segmentally Arranged Basaloid Follicular Hamartoma with Scoliosis and Review of Literature.

Ann Dermatol 2020 Apr 11;32(2):159-163. Epub 2020 Mar 11.

Department of Dermatology, Gangnam Severance Hospital, Cutaneous Biology Research Institute, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.

Happle-Tinschert syndrome is a rare disease characterized by unilateral, segmentally arranged basaloid follicular hamartoma (BFH) with osseous, dental, and cerebral anomalies. Although BFH has been demonstrated to be associated with mutations in the patched gene, the genetic basis for Happle-Tinschert syndrome is still unknown. We describe a case of Happle-Tinschert syndrome in a 26-year-old female. Read More

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Nonfunctional parathyroid cancer a case report.

Rozhl Chir 2021 ;100(3):133-137

Introduction: Parathyroid cancer is a rare endocrine malignancy. These tumors are typically functional, causing severe hypercalcemia due to primary hyperparathyroidism. Nonfunctional parathyroid cancer with normal serum calcium and parathyroid hormone levels is extremely rare. Read More

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Acute leg compartment syndrome after CT-guided core needle biopsy of a giant cell tumor of the proximal fibula.

Acta Orthop Belg 2020 Dec;86(4):624-627

Imaging-guided percutaneous core needle biopsy (CNB) is the preferred diagnostic method for bone and soft tissue tumors. In less than 1% of cases, complications are clinically significant and include mainly haema-toma and bleeding. We present a case of acute compartment syndrome (ACS) following CNB of the proximal fibula. Read More

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December 2020

Imaging manifestations of Caroli disease with autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease: a case report and literature review.

BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 2021 Apr 12;21(1):294. Epub 2021 Apr 12.

Department of Ultrasound, Affiliated Hangzhou First People's Hospital, Zhejiang University School of Medicine, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China.

Background: Both Caroli disease (CD) and autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease (ARPKD) are autosomal recessive disorders, which are more commonly found in infants and children, for whom surviving to adulthood is rare. Early diagnosis and intervention can improve the survival rate to some extent. This study adopted the case of a 26-year-old pregnant woman to explore the clinical and imaging manifestations and progress of CD concomitant with ARPKD to enable a better understanding of the disease. Read More

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Painless foot drop: an unusual acute presentation of new onset type 1 diabetes mellitus.

Endocrinol Diabetes Metab Case Rep 2021 Mar 16;2021. Epub 2021 Mar 16.

Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation trust, London, UK and School of Cardiovascular Medicine and Sciences, King's College London UK.

Summary: A 26-year-old Caucasian female with no past medical history or family history of auto-immune disease presented to the emergency department with new onset painless left foot drop. A panel of blood tests revealed blood glucose of 49.9 mmol/L and raised blood ketone levels. Read More

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Delayed Endovascular Thrombectomy for Ischemic Stroke in a Young Woman with No Known Risk Factors: A Case Report.

Am J Case Rep 2021 Apr 12;22:e930291. Epub 2021 Apr 12.

University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine, Reno, NV, USA.

BACKGROUND National guidelines and consensus statements suggest a 24-hour window for endovascular recanalization in patients presenting with acute ischemic stroke due to large-vessel occlusion. However, the safety and efficacy of extending the window for intervention remains to be definitively established. CASE REPORT A healthy 26-year-old woman presented with headache, left-sided hemiplegia, and rightward gaze palsy 2 days after a minor trauma. Read More

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Transcranial Doppler Plateau Wave in a Patient with Pseudo-Chiari Malformation.

Acta Neurochir Suppl 2021 ;131:319-322

Intensive Care Unit, Clinicas Hospital School of Medicine, University of the Republic, Montevideo, Uruguay.

Case Report: A 26-year-old woman presented a superior sagittal and transverse sinus thrombosis with venous infarction. Anticoagulation was started. Six months later headache and visual impairment developed, and intracranial hypertension was diagnosed-secondary pseudotumor cerebri. Read More

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