40,518 results match your criteria Abdominal Pain in Elderly Persons

Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma associated ileocecal intussusception in adulthood.

Klin Onkol 2022 ;35(3):236-239

Background: Intussusception in adults is considered a rare condition, accounting for 5% of all cases of intussusceptions and approx. 1-5% of bowel obstruction. Almost half intussusceptions of the bowel are associated with malignant disease; thus, we should also treat the underlying malignancy. Read More

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[Adrenal myelolipoma, review of the literature in Mexico apropos of two cases].

Rev Med Inst Mex Seguro Soc 2022 Mar 1;60(2):229-235. Epub 2022 Mar 1.

Secretaría de Salud. Hospital General de México "Dr. Eduardo Liceaga", Departamento de Anatomía Patológica. Ciudad de México, México.

Background: Adrenal myelolipomas (ML) are rare benign neoplasms compound of adipose and myeloid tissue. Clinically they are usually asymptomatic, being diagnosed generally by incident. In Mexico, there are only 32 published cases of ML, these occur between 37 and 65 years, with the male-female ratio being 1:1. Read More

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Retrospective analysis of hepatic perivascular epithelioid cell tumour (PEComa) in a single centre for clinical diagnosis and treatment clinical diagnosis and treatment of hepatic PEComa.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2022 Jun 24;101(25):e29506. Epub 2022 Jun 24.

Department of Hepatobiliary Centre, the First Affiliated Hospital of Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, China.

Abstract: Our primary objective was to investigate the clinical features, diagnosis, treatment and prognosis of hepatic perivascular epithelioid cell tumour (PEComa).Thirty-five cases of pathologically proven hepatic PEComa that were treated in the Department of Hepatobiliary Centre of the First Affiliated Hospital of Nanjing Medical University from January 2008 to February 2019 were retrospectively analysed, and the literature was also reviewed.Twenty-nine females and 6 males were included in this study. Read More

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A forgotten double-J ureteral stent resulting in an emphysematous perinephric abscess: A case report.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2022 Jun 24;101(25):e29418. Epub 2022 Jun 24.

Department of Internal Medicine, HANSUNG Union Internal Medicine Clinic and Dialysis Center, Daegu, Republic of Korea.

Rationale: Double-J stents (DJSs) are urologic devices widely used for urinary tract obstruction treatment. Perinephric abscess is a condition with purulent accumulation resulting from urinary tract infection retained between the renal capsule and Gerota's fascia. Emphysematous urinary tract infection in patients with a forgotten DJS is extremely rare. Read More

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A Rare Case of Extended Retroperitoneal Biloma Due to Spontaneous Perforation of Common Bile Duct, Mimicking a Strangulated Right Inguinal Hernia: A Case Report and Literature Review.

Am J Case Rep 2022 Jun 27;23:e936255. Epub 2022 Jun 27.

Department of General Surgery, Venizeleio General Hospital of Heraklion, Heraklion, Crete, Greece.

BACKGROUND Biloma is the collection of bile outside the biliary tree as a result of visceral perforation. The most common site of disruption is the gallbladder, whereas common bile duct lesions usually occur following medical procedures or trauma. Spontaneous perforation of the common bile duct has been previously reported in the literature. Read More

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Highly Invasive and Metastatic High-grade Endometrial Stromal Sarcoma With Gene Alterations: A Case Report.

In Vivo 2022 Jul-Aug;36(4):1971-1976

Department of Pathology, The Affiliated Hospital of Southwest Medical University, Luzhou, P.R. China;

Background: The coexistence of a uterine leiomyosarcoma and a high-grade endometrial stromal sarcoma (HGESS) is extremely rare, especially when one of the components causes metastasis.

Case Report: A 46-year-old female with aggravated abdominal pain for more than 4 months was diagnosed with uterine malignant mesenchymal tumor composed of predominantly a leiomyosarcoma (99%) and a minor component of HGESS with BCL6 corepressor (BCOR) gene alterations (1%), with ovarian and pelvic metastases.

Results: The volume of HGESS with BCOR gene alterations accounted for less than 1% of the tumor mass but caused ovarian and pelvic metastases. Read More

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Advanced Gastric Cancer With Intramural Abscess: A Case Report of a Rare Clinicopathological Condition.

In Vivo 2022 Jul-Aug;36(4):1998-2001

Division of Digestive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan.

Background: Gastric wall abscess (GWA) itself is a rare clinicopathological condition, and there has been no report of primary gastric cancer complicated by GWA. Herein, we present a case of advanced gastric cancer with intramural abscess, which was successfully treated with curative gastrectomy.

Case Report: A 77-year-old woman was admitted to the hospital for dull epigastric pain with inflammatory findings and diagnosed with advanced gastric cancer (cT4aN1M0 Stage III) with intramural abscess. Read More

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[A woman with an inguinal lump and lower abdominal pain].

Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 2022 06 16;166. Epub 2022 Jun 16.

Haaglanden Medisch Centrum, afd. Heelkunde, Den Haag.

A 71-year-old female visited the gynaecology outpatient clinic with an inguinal lump and lower abdominal pain. Radiologic imaging of the abdomen demonstrated a pelvic mass with a diameter of 11 centimeters. Subsequent histopathologic analysis of the inguinal lump revealed a metastatic lesion of a gastrointestinal stromal tumour. Read More

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Immunotherapy as a Neoadjuvant Therapy for a Patient with Hepatocellular Carcinoma in the Pretransplant Setting: A Case Report.

Curr Oncol 2022 Jun 15;29(6):4267-4273. Epub 2022 Jun 15.

Department of Internal Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY 10021, USA.

Systemic combination therapy of immune checkpoint inhibitors and vascular endothelial growth factors have provided the basis for improved outcomes in select patients with unresectable or metastatic hepatocellular carcinoma. However, for patients with resectable disease, surgery alone or an orthotopic liver transplant remains the standard of care. Within the realms of transplant oncology, neoadjuvant systemic therapy is currently being evaluated as a potential strategy to improve outcomes in patients with HCC. Read More

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Case 307.

Radiology 2022 Jul;304(1):238-240

From the Department of Medical Imaging, The Ottawa Hospital, University of Ottawa, 501 Smyth Rd, Ottawa, ON, Canada K1H 8L6.

History: A 45-year-old woman presented to the emergency department with acute worsening of prolonged unexplained nausea, nonbilious vomiting, and mild upper abdominal pain of 4 years duration. Her bowel habits were regular, and there was no history of diarrhea or fresh or altered blood in her stool. On further inquiry, there was no history of facial flushing, excessive diaphoresis, or asthmalike symptoms. Read More

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Jejunal diverticulitis as a rare cause of abdominal pain: a case report.

Pan Afr Med J 2022 17;41:222. Epub 2022 Mar 17.

Gastroenterology Department, Mohamed Tahar Maamouri Hospital, Nabeul, Tunisia.

Jejunal diverticulitis is an uncommon and underdiagnosed condition. Due to the rarity of This disease, diagnosis is often difficult and delayed. Medical treatment is usually sufficient for jejunal diverticulitis without peritonitis. Read More

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A poor outcome in non-occlusive thrombo-embolic limb ischaemia related to the dislocation of mural thrombus from an abdominal aortic aneurysm.

BMC Cardiovasc Disord 2022 Jun 18;22(1):277. Epub 2022 Jun 18.

Division of NeuroSurgery, Department of Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Linkou, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan.

Background: Acute thrombosis of an abdominal aortic aneurysm with acute limb ischaemia is an unusual complication and is associated with high mortality. Dislocation of the intrasaccular mural thrombus could be one of the mechanisms. For the most part, acute limb ischaemia presents with absent pulses, compatible with the clinical findings, which include pain, paraesthesia, and paralysis. Read More

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Mixed neuroendocrine-non-neuroendocrine neoplasm of the gallbladder: case report and literature review.

Diagn Pathol 2022 Jun 17;17(1):51. Epub 2022 Jun 17.

Hospital Information Center of Heilongjiang Province Affiliated to Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, 150001, Heilongjiang Province, China.

Background: Mixed neuroendocrine-non-neuroendocrine neoplasms (MiNENs) of the gallbladder are rare malignancies. Here we presented two cases and reviewed the related literature.

Case Presentation: Our two patients were postoperatively diagnosed with gallbladder MiNENs, which pathologically consisted of a large cell neuroendocrine carcinoma and papillary adenocarcinoma. Read More

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An apparent primitive mass of the mesentery: A case report.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2022 Jun 17;101(24):e29464. Epub 2022 Jun 17.

General Surgery Department, IRCCS MultiMedica, Italy.

Introduction: Neuroendocrine tumours (NETs) are rare tumors. 55% of NETs originate in the gastrointestinal tract and the liver is the most common site of distant metastases. Serum chromogranin A is the most common biomarker for assessing the extent of disease and monitoring treatment; carcinoid syndrome occurs in 19% of NETs and is characterized by chronic diarrhea or flushing. Read More

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Clinical features and risk factors for ischemic colitis in young and middle-aged patients.

W Cai J Zhu D Hu

Acta Gastroenterol Belg 2022 Apr-Jun;85(2):283-290

Department of Gastroenterology, Second Affiliated Hospital of Soochow University, Suzhou, Jiangsu, 215004, China.

Background And Study Aims: Ischemic colitis (IC) is thought to occur more frequently in the elderly, but the incidence in young and middle-aged adults is increasing. This study determined the clinical characteristics of and risk factors for young and middle-aged IC patients.

Patients And Methods: The medical records of 190 IC patients from 2010-2020 were reviewed. Read More

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Prevalence and Risk Factors for Trichomonas Vaginalis Infection Among Women: a Population-Based Controlled Study in Saudi Arabia.

Clin Lab 2022 Jun;68(6)

Background: Information on Trichomonas vaginalis (T. vaginalis) infection in Saudi Arabia is scarce. The aim of study was to assess the burden and risk factors of T. Read More

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Emphysematous Pyelonephritis with IgA-Dominant Infection-Related Glomerulonephritis: An Unusual Picture.

Acta Med Acad 2022 Apr;51(1):59-63

Department of Internal Medicine, Hatyai Hospital, Songkhla, Thailand. ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0158-2685.

Objective: The aim of this case report is to illustrate a very rare case of emphysematous pyelonephritis complicated by IgAdominant postinfectious glomerulonephritis.

Case Report: We report the case of a 53-year-old woman with emphysematous pyelonephritis who initially presented with unintentional weight loss for 3 months and subnephrotic range proteinuria without fever. Urinalysis revealed proteinuria, microscopic hematuria, and pyuria. Read More

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[Stenotic ischemic enteritis secondary to intraperitoneal band infiltration: a case report].

Nihon Shokakibyo Gakkai Zasshi 2022 ;119(6):566-572

Digestive and Lifestyle Diseases, Kagoshima University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences.

A 55-year-old man presented with vomiting and upper abdominal pain. Two months later, computed tomography revealed jejunal wall thickening and contrast enhancement. Double-balloon endoscopy revealed severe jejunal stenosis and mucosal prolapse. Read More

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Exceptional association of Budd-Chiari syndrome with pheochromocytoma.

J Med Vasc 2022 Apr 20;47(2):106-108. Epub 2022 May 20.

Internal medicine and Cardiology Department, University of Blida 1, University hospital of Douéra, Douéra, Algeria. Electronic address:

We are reporting a case revealed by an abdomino-thoracic painful syndrome associated with multi-organ failure. A 61-year-old hypertensive woman was hospitalized for the management of hypertensive emergency associating acute coronary syndrome and abdominal pain. A thoraco-abdomino-pelvic CT-scan showed a right adrenal mass associated with hepatic vein thrombosis. Read More

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Nulligravida with Large Uterine Leiomyoma: A Case Report.

JNMA J Nepal Med Assoc 2022 Jun 1;60(250):577-580. Epub 2022 Jun 1.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Kathmandu Medical College and Teaching Hospital, Sinamangal, Kathmandu, Nepal.

Uterine leiomyoma is the most common benign tumour of the female reproductive tract originating from the uterine smooth muscle causing morbidity and impairing their quality of life. It is common among women in the age group 30 to 50 years of age. Women are usually asymptomatic or may present with various symptoms such as abnormal uterine bleeding, pelvic pain, dysmenorrhea, and change in bowel and bladder habits due to pressure symptoms. Read More

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[Complications of surgical management of non-traumatic acute abdomens of digestive origin at the Yaoundé central hospital, Cameroon (November 2019 - July 2020)].

Med Trop Sante Int 2021 12 26;1(4). Epub 2021 Nov 26.

Département de chirurgie et spécialités, Faculté de médecine et des sciences biomédicales de l'Université de Yaoundé I, Cameroun.

Objective: Acute non-traumatic digestive surgical emergencies are a frequent cause of emergency in Africa. We undertook this study to investigate the morbidity and mortality of these patients in Cameroon, a developing country in Central Africa.

Patients And Methodology: This was an analytical cross-sectional study with prospective data collection, over a period of eight months (November 2019 to July 2020), at the Yaoundé central hospital (Cameroon). Read More

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December 2021

[Ogilvie´s syndrome as a rare complication of lumbar stenosis surgery: report of two cases and literature review].

Pan Afr Med J 2022 4;42. Epub 2022 May 4.

Service de Neurochirurgie, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire, Guadeloupe, France.

Ogilvie´s syndrome is an acute colonic pseudo-obstruction, characterized by massive colonic distension in the absence of mechanical cause. It is a very rare pathology after spinal surgery. We report two cases in the neurosurgery department of the University Hospital of Guadeloupe. Read More

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Laparoscopic hepatopancreaticoduodenectomy for synchronous gallbladder cancer and extrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma: a case report.

Guo-Liang Yao

World J Surg Oncol 2022 Jun 9;20(1):190. Epub 2022 Jun 9.

Department of General Surgery, The First Affiliated Hospital of Henan University of Science and Technology, 24 Jinghua road, Luoyang, 471000, China.

Background: Hepatopancreaticoduodenectomy (HPD) is one of the most complex procedures, and it is very rarely reported. Laparoscopic HPD (LHPD) is even rarer. To date, there are only 3 reports of LHPD for locally advanced gallbladder cancer (GBC) or extrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (ECC). Read More

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Amoebic Liver Abscess: A disease native to Oman?

Sultan Qaboos Univ Med J 2022 May 26;22(2):253-256. Epub 2022 May 26.

Department of Infectious Disease, Royal Hospital, Muscat, Oman.

Objectives: Amoebic liver abscess (ALA) is endemic to many areas of the world. This study sought to investigate the epidemiology, presentation, laboratory tests and imaging characteristics of ALA in Oman and ultimately determine whether it is native to Oman or originated abroad.

Methods: This case series study was conducted at the Royal Hospital, Muscat, Oman, from January 2013 to December 2017 with patients older than 13 years and having a discharge diagnosis of ALA. Read More

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Klebsiella invasive liver abscess syndrome presenting with a central nervous system manifestation secondary to latent cholecystitis: a case report.

J Med Case Rep 2022 Jun 7;16(1):234. Epub 2022 Jun 7.

Department of Neurosurgery, Maizuru Medical Center, Aza Yukinaga 2410, Maizuru, Kyoto, 6258502, Japan.

Background: Brain abscess is a life-threatening event. Moreover, when Klebsiella pneumoniae is the cause, rapid diagnosis and appropriate treatment are required. Klebsiella invasive liver abscess syndrome, a bloodstream metastatic infection of potentially aggressive nature, has been recognized to cause infection in the central nervous system, and concern for Klebsiella liver abscess syndrome is increasing globally. Read More

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Life threatening rupture of the diaphragm after Covid 19 pneumonia: a case report.

J Cardiothorac Surg 2022 Jun 7;17(1):145. Epub 2022 Jun 7.

General, Visceral and Transplant Surgery, Medical University of Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 29, 8036, Graz, Austria.

Background: The incidence of diaphragmatic rupture is low; however, it may be life threatening. Normally caused by blunt trauma, some cases are reported after pulmonary infections with extensive coughing. Covid 19 causes pulmonary infections and pneumonia and has been associated with weakening of the diaphragm after prolonged ventilation. Read More

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Unusual manifestations of adrenal insufficiency: A case report of hypopituitarism and Well's syndrome after apoplexy of a silent pituitary gonadotropic adenoma.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2022 Jun 3;101(22):e29274. Epub 2022 Jun 3.

Division of Endocrinology, Shin-Kong Wu Ho-Su Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan.

Rationale: Pituitary apoplexy occurs in about 8% of those with nonfunctioning pituitary adenoma. Subsequent hormone deficiency, especially corticotropic deficiency, is the most common finding. We describe the unusual manifestations of adrenal insufficiency that are usually overlooked in such cases, with the aim of raising awareness of this disease. Read More

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Effect of bupivacaine intraperitoneal and intra-abdominal bicarbonate in reducing postoperative pain in laparoscopic cholecystectomy: a double-blind randomized clinical trial study.

BMC Res Notes 2022 Jun 3;15(1):191. Epub 2022 Jun 3.

Nurse Anesthetist, Rasool Akram Medical Complex, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

Objective: We aimed to compare the effect of bupivacaine intraperitoneal with intra-abdominal bicarbonate in reducing postoperative pain in laparoscopic cholecystectomy.

Results: In this double-blind randomized clinical trial study, 58 patients underwent laparoscopic cholecystectomy referred to a hospital in Tehran, Iran (2019), were assigned into three groups: at the end of the surgery, spraying 50 cc of bupivacaine 0.2% through the laparoscopic port; or rinsing the abdomen with 5. Read More

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Stage Ia squamous cell carcinoma as the malignant transformation of giant and unusual mature teratoma of the ovary in an elderly patient.

J Ovarian Res 2022 Jun 4;15(1):68. Epub 2022 Jun 4.

Unit of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Grande Ospedale Metropolitano, Reggio Calabria, Italy.

Background: Mature cystic teratomas of the ovary (MCTO) are a type of germ cell tumor that may contain well-differentiated tissues developed from three germ cell layers and constitute about 20% of ovarian germ cell tumors. They are rare ovarian tumors with an annual incidence variable from 1.2 to 14. Read More

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Debris-Filled Duodenal Diverticulum and Lemmel's Syndrome.

Dig Dis Sci 2022 Jul 1;67(7):2805-2808. Epub 2022 Jun 1.

Department of General Surgery, "Santissima Annunziata" Hospital, Taranto, Italy.

We report a case of a 73-year-old woman affected by Lemmel's syndrome, a rare type of obstructive jaundice caused by a periampullary duodenal diverticulum. The patient was admitted to the Emergency Department for pneumonia associated with mild epigastric pain and vomiting. While hospitalized for antibiotic treatment, the appearance of jaundice led us to discover a periampullary duodenal diverticulum by endoscopy and CT scan. Read More

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