3,554 results match your criteria International journal of surgery case reports[Journal]


Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor of the pancreas-A case report.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2019 Feb 13;55:239-242. Epub 2019 Feb 13.

Department of General Surgery, Department of Surgical Gastroentrology, Saveetha Medical College Hospital, India.

Introduction: Nerve sheath tumors are tumors arising from nerve sheaths or which show nerve sheath differentiation. They are divided as benign and malignant. They are associated with Von Recklinghausen syndrome. Read More

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February 2019

Revised management of advanced primary colon cancer: Case series of 2 patients.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2019 Feb 10;55:233-238. Epub 2019 Feb 10.

Department of Surgery, MedStar Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC, USA.

Background: The resection of a primary colon cancer has the opportunity to cure the patient of cancer by complete clearance and absolute containment of disease. Alternatively, if the cancer resection does not provide clearance and containment it will eventuate in local recurrence and peritoneal dissemination.

Methods: Culpability of recurrence of colorectal cancer is difficult to determine. Read More

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February 2019

Acute cholecystitis secondary to dog bite.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2019 Feb 12;55:230-232. Epub 2019 Feb 12.

Department of General Surgery, Toowoomba Hospital, 154 Pechey Street, South Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. Electronic address:

Introduction: The gram-negative bacteria known as Capnocytophaga canimorsus (C. canimorsus) is found in dog saliva and rarely can cause severe infection in humans following a bite or scratch. There has previously been just a single case described in the literature of Acute Acalculous Cholecystitis (AAC) secondary to C. Read More

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February 2019

Anastomotic leakage with abscess: Neglected severe complication of bariatric surgery for obesity: A case report.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2019 Feb 12;55:227-229. Epub 2019 Feb 12.

Department of Oncology, West China Hospital of Sichuan University, Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China.

Introduction: Presently, bariatric surgery is a widespread treatment for obesity and its co-morbidities. Comprehensive evidence from outcomes of bariatric surgery supported that the surgery is safe and effective. However, we should be aware of the multiple risks of bariatric surgery, especially the severe infection at the operation site. Read More

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February 2019

Advanced gastric cancer with features of a submucosal tumor diagnosed by endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration and boring biopsy preoperatively: A case report and literature review.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2019 Feb 8;55:223-226. Epub 2019 Feb 8.

Department of Surgery, Hiroshima City Hiroshima Citizens Hospital, Hiroshima, Japan; Department of Gastroenterological and Transplant Surgery, Graduate School of Biomedical and Health Sciences, Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, Japan.

Introduction: Gastric cancer with features of a submucosal tumor (GCSMT) is rare, and the preoperative diagnosis is very difficult. We present a case of GCSMT diagnosed by endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration (EUS-FNA) and boring biopsy (deeper biopsy), successfully treated with distal gastrectomy and lymph node dissection.

Presentation Of Case: An 81-year-old man with a history of myocardial infarction and type 2 diabetes mellitus was admitted to our hospital for further examination of a gastric submucosal tumor. Read More

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February 2019

A rare case of transient left ventricular apical ballooning syndrome following living donor liver transplantation: A case report and literature review.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2019 Feb 10;55:218-222. Epub 2019 Feb 10.

Department of Gastroenterological and Transplant Surgery, Applied Life Sciences, Institute of Biomedical and Health Sciences, Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, Japan. Electronic address:

Introduction: Transient Left Ventricular Apical Balloon Syndrome (LV-ABS) is an unknown acute dysfunction of the left ventricle, which develops under emotional or physical stress events like the major surgical postoperative period.

Presentation Of Case: A 68-year-old woman diagnosed with hepatitis C cirrhosis was admitted for living donor liver transplantation (LDLT). No evidence for underlying cardiac or pulmonary disease was found. Read More

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February 2019

Mediastinal, retroperitoneal, and subcutaneous emphysema due to sigmoid colon penetration: A case report and literature review.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2019 Feb 10;55:213-217. Epub 2019 Feb 10.

Department of Acute Care Surgery, Shimane University, Faculty of Medicine, Shimane, Japan.

Introduction: Mediastinal and subcutaneous emphysema usually result from spontaneous rupture of the alveolar wall. We present an extremely rare case of massive mediastinal, retroperitoneal, and subcutaneous emphysema due to the penetration of the colon into the mesentery.

Presentation Of Case: A 57-year-old man presented to our institution with a history of chest pain. Read More

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February 2019
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Laparoscopic removal of gastric balloon after failure of endoscopic retrieval.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2019 Feb 10;55:210-212. Epub 2019 Feb 10.

Department of Surgery, King Fahd Hospital of The University, Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University, Dammam, Saudi Arabia. Electronic address:

Introduction: Different therapeutic measures have been developed in the treatment of obesity. Gastric balloon is a minimally-invasive modality in obesity treatment, but it is not without a risk of complications.

Presentation Of Case: We present a 44-year-old morbidly obese lady who underwent gastric balloon insertion and refused to remove it at the recommended time. Read More

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February 2019
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Intestinal intussusception related to colonic pedunculated lipoma: A case report and review of the literature.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2019 Feb 10;55:206-209. Epub 2019 Feb 10.

Departament of Surgery, Hospital Felicio Rocho, Av. do Contorno, 9530, Barro Preto, 30110-017, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil.

Introduction: Intestinal intussusception is a relatively common cause of bowel obstruction in children, however, it is a rare clinical entity in adults. When seen in adults, it is often caused by some underlying condition, usually of malignant origin. We present a case of intestinal intussusception caused by a benign and rare condition in the gastrointestinal tract. Read More

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February 2019
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Ectopic intranasal canine tooth in a child: A rare case report and literature review.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2019 Jan 31;55:202-205. Epub 2019 Jan 31.

Department of Otolaryngology, King Fahad Specialty Hospital, Dammam, Saudi Arabia. Electronic address:

Introduction: Intranasal teeth are a rare form of ectopic teeth. Their clinical manifestation are truly variable. In children, intranasal teeth are typically associated with cleft lip and alveolus. Read More

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January 2019

Unusual combination of elbow dislocation with a retained intraarticular fragment and trochlear fracture and ipsilateral distal radius fracture in an amateur snowboarder: A case report and review of literatures.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2019 Feb 1;55:196-201. Epub 2019 Feb 1.

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Institute of Health Sciences, Gyeongsang National University School of Medicine and Gyeongsang National University Hospital, Jinju, Republic of Korea. Electronic address:

Introduction: The most common damage caused by snowboarding is wrist injury. However, Elbow injuries are relatively rare. In general, elbow dislocation with ipsilateral distal radius fracture is also very rare. Read More

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February 2019

Lymphoepithelial cyst of the pancreas: A case report and summary of imaging features of pancreatic cysts.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2019 Jan 30;55:192-195. Epub 2019 Jan 30.

Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Hiroshima Prefectural Hospital, Japan; Department of Gastroenterological and Transplant Surgery, Applied Life Sciences, Institute of Biomedical & Health Sciences, Hiroshima University, Japan.

Introduction: A lymphoepithelial cyst (LEC) of the pancreas is a benign and rare lesion that is difficult to diagnose preoperatively based on imaging studies.

Presentation Of Case: We report a case of a 49-year-old man who presented with weight loss and diarrhea. The serum carcinoembryonic antigen and carbohydrate antigen 19-9 levels were slightly elevated to 6. Read More

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January 2019

Intraductal tubular papillary neoplasm (ITPN), a novel entity of pancreatic epithelial neoplasms and precursor of cancer: A case report and review of the literature.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2019 Feb 5;55:187-191. Epub 2019 Feb 5.

Department of General, Visceral, Thoracic and Transplantation Surgery, Department of Pathology, Clinics for Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Katharinenhospital Klinikum Stuttgart, Germany.

Background: Intraductal tubular papillary neoplasm (ITPN) displays a very rare subtype of epithelial neoplasms of the pancreas. ITPN is characterized by intraductal tubulopapillary growth and cellular dysplasia. In contrast to intraductal papillary neoplasm (IPMN) no overt epithelial mucin production is observed. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijscr.2019.01.036DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6370588PMC
February 2019
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Autologous mesenchymal stem cell application for cartilage defect in recurrent patellar dislocation: A case report.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2019 Jan 31;55:183-186. Epub 2019 Jan 31.

Mayapada Hospital, Jakarta, Indonesia.

Introduction: Recurrent patellar dislocation can lead to articular cartilage injury. We report a 21-year old male with left patella instability and articular cartilage defect.

Presentation Of Case: A 21-year-old male presented with left patellar instability and pain. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijscr.2019.01.031DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6369132PMC
January 2019
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Rupture of an unsuspected ectopic pregnancy following a hysterosalpingography-A case report.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2019 Jan 29;55:179-182. Epub 2019 Jan 29.

Department of Reproductive Medicine, KK Women's and Children's Hospital, Singapore.

Introduction: Hysterosalpingography (HSG) is routinely performed in the mid-follicular phase of a woman's menstrual cycle for cavity and tubal patency assessment as a part of the infertility screening. A pre-procedural pregnancy test is not routinely required unless the patient reports abnormal menstrual bleeding or irregular menstrual pattern.

Presentation Of Case: We present the case of a 29 year-old sub fertile woman who had a HSG performed on day 12 of her menstrual cycle. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6369134PMC
January 2019
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A case report of a gastric perforation in a giant inguinoscrotal hernia: A two-step approach.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2019 Feb 1;55:174-178. Epub 2019 Feb 1.

Department of General Surgery, HealthBay Polyclinic, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Introduction: An inguinoscrotal hernia is defined as giant if descending below the midpoint of the inner thigh of a patient in upright position. It is an uncommon condition and rarely encountered in clinical practice that can lead to severe complications such as gastric perforation.

Presentation Of Case: We present a case of a 50-year old male suffering from a gastric perforation in a giant inguinoscrotal hernia that was managed in a two-step approach. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6369136PMC
February 2019

Intra- abdominal sepsis from a perforated duodenal ulcer-Management of a difficult surgical abdomen.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2019 Feb 1;55:171-173. Epub 2019 Feb 1.

Department of Surgery, College of Health Sciences, University of Nairobi, Kenya.

Introduction: Peptic ulcer perforation is a common surgical emergency that is a complication of 9% of patients with peptic ulcer disease (Kjetil et al., 2015 [1]). Despite advances in the management of peptic ulcer disease, the number of acute complications have remained constant. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6369133PMC
February 2019
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Clinically diagnosed primary transitional cell carcinoma of the colon: A case report.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2019 Jan 31;55:168-170. Epub 2019 Jan 31.

Division of Surgery, Hiraka General Hospital, Yokote, Akita, Japan.

Introduction: Most transitional cell carcinomas (TCCs) occur in the urinary tract. There are no reports of TCC originating in the colon. This report presents a very rare case of TCC that primarily occurred in the colon. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6369260PMC
January 2019
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Amelanocytic anorectal malignant melanoma-Case report.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2019 Jan 31;55:164-167. Epub 2019 Jan 31.

Centro Hospitalar do Baixo Vouga - Av. Artur Ravara, 3810 - 501 Aveiro, Portugal.

Introduction: Anorectal malignant melanoma (AMM), is a rare and aggressive form of melanoma. Accounts for <2% of melanomas, and <2% of anal tumors. It is more frequent at the 6-7 decade, mostly in women. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijscr.2019.01.029DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6369256PMC
January 2019

Management of blunt intraperitoneal bladder rupture: Case report and literature review.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2019 Feb 1;55:160-163. Epub 2019 Feb 1.

Department of Surgery, Kendall Regional Medical Center, Miami, FL, United States; University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, United States.

Introduction: Urinary bladder ruptures are an uncommon injury, occurring in less than 1% of all blunt abdominal trauma. Extraperitoneal bladder ruptures are generally associated with pelvic fractures and usually managed nonoperatively. Conversely, intraperitoneal injuries are often caused by large compressive and shear forces produced during seatbelt injuries and almost invariably require surgical intervention. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6369329PMC
February 2019
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Gastric cancer after gastric bypass with fundectomy: The possibility for early diagnosis.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2019 Feb 1;55:156-159. Epub 2019 Feb 1.

Department of General Surgery, Fatebenfratelli Hospital, Piazzale Principessa Clotilde, 3, 20121, Milano, MI, Italy. Electronic address:

Introduction: Roux-an-Y gastric bypass (RYGP) is one of the most important bariatric procedures and its results are well known in terms of weight loss and comorbid improvement. The major limitation of this technique is the difficult exploration of the excluded stomach and duodenum. Some Authors are performing the gastric bypass with fundectomy and, according to Literature, it is feasible and effective, with major advantage of explorable gastric pouch. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6369259PMC
February 2019
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Biliary atresia with an unusual abdominal orientation: A case report.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2019 Jan 30;55:152-155. Epub 2019 Jan 30.

King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, College of Medicine, Jeddah, SAudi Arabia; King Abdullah International Medical Research Center, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Electronic address:

Introduction: Biliary atresia (BA) is a rare condition where the hepatic or common bile ducts get obliterated by fibrous tissue for unknown causes. It is diagnosed in 5-10 per 100,000 live births worldwide in whom liver injury and death are definite if untreated.

Presentation: We report a case of BA with associated malrotation and situs ambiguous discovered incidentally during Kasai procedure. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6370564PMC
January 2019

A rare case of nasal septal schwannoma: Case report and literature review.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2019 Jan 30;55:149-151. Epub 2019 Jan 30.

Department of ENT, King Fahad Specialist Hospital, Dammam, Saudi Arabia. Electronic address:

Introduction: Sinonasal schwannoma accounts for only 4% of head and neck nerve sheath tumors. Schwannoma of the nasal septum is still the rarest, with only few cases previously reported.

Case Presentation: This study presents the case of a 64-year-old Saudi female of the Eastern Province who presented a several-month history of unilateral progressive nasal obstruction and recurrent episodes of epistaxis. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6370567PMC
January 2019

Two cases of debulking surgery for lower limb diffuse plexiform neurofibroma with transcatheter arterial embolisation.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2019 Jan 29;55:132-135. Epub 2019 Jan 29.

Department of Plastic Surgery, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe, Hyogo, Japan.

Introduction: Diffuse plexiform neurofibroma (DPN) in patients with neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) causes motility dysfunction in severe cases. Transcatheter arterial embolisation (TAE) is an effective haemorrhage control method in vascular tumour surgery.

Presentation Of Case: We performed debulking surgery for DPN in the buttock and posterior thigh of two NF1 patients. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijscr.2019.01.018DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6370563PMC
January 2019
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Successful preoperative diagnosis of heterotopic pancreas in the duodenum.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2019 Jan 30;55:125-128. Epub 2019 Jan 30.

Department of Hepatopancreatobiliary and Transplant Surgery, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore; Duke-National University of Singapore (NUS) Medical School, Singapore. Electronic address:

Introduction: Heterotopic pancreas (HP) is a relatively rare entity occurring in approximately 5% of the general population. It most commonly presents as an asymptomatic mass incidentally picked up on unrelated scans. HP most commonly occurs intra-abdominally, but has been known to occur in extra-abdominal sites such as the lung and brain. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijscr.2019.01.026DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6365385PMC
January 2019

Primary hepatic neuroendocrine tumours-Case series of a rare malignancy.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2019 Jan 30;55:145-148. Epub 2019 Jan 30.

Department of Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery, Greenslopes Private Hospital, Newdegate Street, Greenslopes, Queensland, 4102, Australia. Electronic address:

Introduction: Primary hepatic neuroendocrine tumours (PHNET) were first described by Edmondson et al. in 1958 and are rare, accounting for only 0.3% of all neuroendocrine tumours. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6365392PMC
January 2019

Dramatic decreases of all haemorrhagic coagulation factors by acquired inhibitors after extended left lobectomy.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2019 Jan 30;55:140-144. Epub 2019 Jan 30.

Second Department of Surgery, Dokkyo Medical University, 880 Kitakobayashi, Mibu, Tochigi 321-0293, Japan.

Introduction: Acquired inhibition of coagulation factors is a rare disease, and the diagnosis is often difficult and delayed. We experienced a deficiency in all coagulation factors after hepatobiliary surgery.

Case Presentation: Extended left liver resection was undertaken and hepaticojejunostomy was performed in a 70-year-old man. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6365396PMC
January 2019
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Solid pseudopapillary neoplasm of the pancreas showing marked distal atrophy: A case report.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2019 Jan 30;55:136-139. Epub 2019 Jan 30.

Department of Surgery, Kindai University Nara Hospital, Otoda-cho 1248-1, Ikoma 630-0293, Nara, Japan.

Introduction: Solid pseudopapillary neoplasm (SPN) of the pancreas is a rare neoplasm, affecting primarily young females. Because SPNs are of low-malignancy, they rarely obstruct the main pancreatic duct (MPD) and cause atrophy of the distal pancreas even if their tumor sizes are large.

Presentation Of Case: A 35-year-old female was referred to our hospital due to pancreatic tumor. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6365397PMC
January 2019

Jejuno-jejunal intussusception in a post-lung transplant patient from a gastrojejunostomy tube: A case report.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2019 Jan 31;55:129-131. Epub 2019 Jan 31.

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, United States. Electronic address:

Introduction: Gastro-jejunostomy tube is used for post-pyloric feeding for critical-ill patient who cannot tolerate oral alimentation. Jejuno-jejunal intussusception is a rare complication of gastrojejunostomy tube.

Presentation Of Case: A 39-year-old male with history of severe combined immunodeficiency, Achalasia and end-stage lung disease underwent double lung transplantation. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6365386PMC
January 2019
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A modified technique of two-staged extensor tendon reconstruction in zones 6-8 in a patient with absent palmaris/plantaris tendons: A case report.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2019 Jan 30;55:99-102. Epub 2019 Jan 30.

Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences (KSAU-HS), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Electronic address:

Introduction: The indications for two-staged extensor tendon reconstruction are rare and only 14 previously reported cases were found in the literature. In these cases, silicone rods are inserted in the first stage. Few months later, the palmaris longus / plantaris tendon grafts are usually used to replace the silicone rods. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6360319PMC
January 2019

Pylorus-preserving pancreatoduodenectomy for pancreatic head cancer after surgery for esophageal cancer with gastric tube reconstruction in a long-term survivor: A case report.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2019 Jan 30;55:92-98. Epub 2019 Jan 30.

Showa Inan General Hospital, Akaho 3230, Komagane, Nagano, 399-4117, Japan. Electronic address:

Introduction: To maintain the blood circulation of the gastric tube in pylorus-preserving pancreatoduodenectomy (PPPD) for periampullary cancer after esophagectomy for esophageal cancer, it is necessary to preserve the gastroduodenal artery and its branch, the right gastroepiploic artery, which are usually resected for more convenient, complete, and effective lymph node dissection. Here we report the case of a patient with a postoperative survival period of more than 5 years.

Presentation Of Case: A 79-year-old man, who underwent subtotal esophagectomy and gastric tube reconstruction 11 years ago, was diagnosed with pancreatic head cancer during routine examination 5 years after the esophageal surgery. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijscr.2019.01.024DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6360324PMC
January 2019

A case report of parotid mammary analogue secretory carcinoma and reviews.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2019 Jan 19;55:88-91. Epub 2019 Jan 19.

Department of Surgery, New York Presbyterian Queens Medical Center/Weill Cornell Medical College, 56-45 Main Street, Flushing, New York, United States.

Introduction: Mammary analog secretory carcinoma (MASC) is a new diagnosis of head and neck tumors first reported in 2010. It was often misdiagnosed as salivary acinic cell carcinoma (AciCC). We present a patient with an asymptomatic parotid tumor that underwent deep lobe parotidectomy and postoperative radiation therapy. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijscr.2019.01.004DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6360266PMC
January 2019
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Surgical care for ingested cocaine packets: Case report and literature review.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2019 Jan 29;55:84-87. Epub 2019 Jan 29.

Department of Surgery, Kendall Regional Medical Center, Miami, FL, United States; Department of Surgery, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, United States.

Introduction: Body packing is the use of intra-corporeal packages of illicit drugs for the purpose of smuggling, usually through customs. Clinical cases and experience with body packers has increased since the first report appeared in 1971. These cases remain an uncommon cause of acute drug toxicity and/or bowel obstruction. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6360268PMC
January 2019
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Biliary hyperkinesia, a new diagnosis or misunderstood pathophysiology of dyskinesia: A case report.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2019 Jan 19;55:80-83. Epub 2019 Jan 19.

Beaumont Health Farmington Hills, General Surgery Department, 28050 Grand River Avenue, Farmington Hills, MI 48336, USA. Electronic address:

Introduction: Biliary colic, characterized by intermittent right upper quadrant abdominal pain is a common complaint in the United States population. Patients whose pain is undiagnosed by ultrasound generally undergo hepatobiliary iminodiacetic acid scan with cholecystokinin stimulation (HIDA-CCK) to assess function of the gallbladder and biliary tree. Traditionally, two outcomes are possible based on a measured ejection fraction of the gallbladder: either dyskinesia or normal function is diagnosed. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6360460PMC
January 2019
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Anterograde bile duct drainage for intractable bile leakage after hepatectomy in a patient with previous pancreatoduodenectomy: A case report.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2019 Jan 29;55:121-124. Epub 2019 Jan 29.

Department of Surgery, Iwamizawa Municipal Hospital, 068-8555, Iwamizawa-shi, Japan.

Introduction: Endoscopic retrograde drainage is effective for managing bile leakage, which is relatively common after hepatectomy without bile duct reconstruction. However, the procedure is difficult to perform after pancreatoduodenectomy with choledochojejunostomy. We present a case of anterograde bile duct drainage for intractable bile leakage after hepatectomy in a patient with previous pancreatoduodenectomy. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijscr.2019.01.017DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6360323PMC
January 2019
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Bilateral dentigerous cysts and ectopic teeth in the maxillary sinuses: A case report and literature review.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2019 Jan 29;55:117-120. Epub 2019 Jan 29.

Consultant ENT, Rhinology and Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery at King Fahad Specialist Hospital, Dammam, Saudi Arabia.

Introduction: Dentigerous cysts are the second most common form of benign odontogenic cysts. These cysts are commonly single lesions. Bilateral and multiple dentigerous cysts are very rare. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6360269PMC
January 2019

Tension pneumoperitoneum: Case report of a rare form of acute abdominal compartment syndrome.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2019 Jan 29;55:112-116. Epub 2019 Jan 29.

Department of Medicine, Universidad de Los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia.

Introduction: Tension pneumoperitoneum is a severe and rare form of pneumoperitoneum with concomitant hemodynamic instability and respiratory failure. It is a variant of abdominal compartment syndrome (ACS) causing an abrupt increase in intra-abdominal pressure.

Presentation Of Case: We present a case of pneumoperitoneum, after an endoscopic mucosal resection with the development of ACS. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6360270PMC
January 2019
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New technique for the management of anteriorly located midline prostatic cysts causing severe lower urinary tract symptoms: Case report and literature review.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2019 Jan 29;55:107-111. Epub 2019 Jan 29.

Division of Urology, Department of Surgery of Medicine and King Saud University Medical City, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia. Electronic address:

Introduction: Prostatic cysts are uncommon and usually asymptomatic. In most cases, these cysts are found incidentally by imaging. In some cases, these cysts can be symptomatic and missed for years. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6360322PMC
January 2019
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Successful surgical management of non-perforating acute appendicitis with septic disseminated intravascular coagulation: A case report and review of the literature.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2019 Jan 29;55:103-106. Epub 2019 Jan 29.

Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Hiroshima City Asa Citizens Hospital, Japan.

Introduction: Perforating appendicitis and abscess-forming appendicitis may cause septic disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC). However, non-perforating acute appendicitis with septic DIC is extremely rare.

Presentation Of Case: A 67-year-old man was referred to our hospital one day after starting oral antibiotic treatment for acute appendicitis. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6360458PMC
January 2019
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Surgical treatment of the severe thoracic gastrocutaneous fistula by pedicled muscle flap filling and thoracoplasty after oesophagectomy for oesophageal squamous cell carcinoma: A case report.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2019 Jan 24;55:76-79. Epub 2019 Jan 24.

Department of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, Shenzhen University General Hospital, Shenzhen, China. Electronic address:

Background: Thoracic anastomotic fistula (TAF) is a severe postoperative complication of oesophagectomy, and its occurrence coupled with a thoracic gastrocutaneous fistula (TGCF) and tracheostenosis is very unusual and may lead to a fatal consequence.

Case Presentation: We describe a case of an old female diagnosed with mid-oesophageal carcinoma, who presented with a TAF after oesophagectomy, which was healed by an effective treatment, while a severe TGCF and tracheostenosis appeared one month postoperation. The complications were detected by gastroscopy, barium oesophagogram and thoracic computed tomography (CT). Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6360347PMC
January 2019
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Esophageal schwannoma: Case report and epidemiological, clinical, surgical and immunopathological analysis.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2019 Jan 10;55:69-75. Epub 2019 Jan 10.

Undergraduates of Medicine in the University Center of Brasilia (UniCEUB) and Researchers in the Department of Cytopathology and Pathological Anatomy of the Base Institute of the Federal District (NUCAP-IHBDF), Brasilia, Brazil.

Introduction: Schwannoma is a tumor of the peripheral nervous system originated in the Schwann cells of the neural sheath.

Presentation Of Case: A 43-years-old male complained of odynophagia, dysphagia and hemoptysis. The upper gastrointestinal endoscopy showed a smooth elevated lesion, 20 cm from the incisor teeth, occupying the entire lumen of the esophagus. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6357786PMC
January 2019

Peripontomedullary hydatid cyst: Case report and literature review.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2019 Jan 18;55:23-27. Epub 2019 Jan 18.

Neuroscience Department, Neurosurgery Section, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

Introduction: Hydatid cyst represents the parasitic infection by Genus Echenococcus Granulosis. This disease usually involves liver followed by lungs and rarely the CNS. The CNS involvement by the Hydatid Cyst is present in 1-2% of all hydatidosis. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6356117PMC
January 2019
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Systemic thrombolysis for acute submassive pulmonary embolism after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y bypass: A case report.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2019 Jan 19;55:66-68. Epub 2019 Jan 19.

Digestive Surgery Department, School of Medicine, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile, Santiago, Chile. Electronic address:

Introduction: Venous thromboembolism (VTE) in bariatric surgery is a low incidence disease; however, it is the first cause of morbimortality in this group of patients.

Presentation Of The Case: We present the case of a female patient with morbid obesity who was readmitted due to an acute submassive bilateral pulmonary embolism (PE) nineteen days after a laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB). After diagnosis, anticoagulation was initiated, and decision to add mechanical and pharmacological thrombolysis was made with the patient been successfully treated, as shown by normalization of pulmonary hypertension. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6354619PMC
January 2019
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A case of aggressive giant dermatofibrosarcoma protuberance occurring in the parotid gland.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2019 Jan 22;55:58-61. Epub 2019 Jan 22.

Head and Neck Oncology Center, Kazakh Institute of Oncology and Radiology, 91 Abay Ave, Almaty, Kazakhstan.

Introduction: Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (DFSP) is a cutaneous malignancy that arises from the dermis and invades deeper tissue. The cellular origin of DFSP is not clear. Evidence supports the cellular origin being fibroblastic, histiocytic, or neuroectodermal. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6351289PMC
January 2019
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A rare case report of ascending colon perforation secondary to acute pancreatitis.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2019 Jan 21;55:62-65. Epub 2019 Jan 21.

Caboolture Hospital, 120 McKean Street, 4510 Queenland, Australia. Electronic address:

Introduction: Severe acute pancreatitis is associated with high morbidity and mortality. This is a result of the development of pancreatic and extra-pancreatic necrosis with subsequent infection which can lead to multiorgan failure. Complications include localized ileus, abscess formation, mechanical obstruction, rupture and perforation into the gastrointestinal tract and fistula formation (Aldridge et al. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6351346PMC
January 2019
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Robot-assisted laparoscopic repair of perineal hernia after abdominoperineal resection: A case report and review of the literature.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2019 Jan 17;55:54-57. Epub 2019 Jan 17.

Department of Surgery A, Odense University Hospital, Sdr. Boulevard 29, Entrance 18, Penthouse Floor 2, 5000, Odense C, Denmark.

Introduction: Perineal hernia is a protrusion of the pelvic floor containing intra-abdominal viscera. The occurrence of postoperative perineal hernia after abdominoperineal resection (APR) is rare, but reports have indicated a recent increase in occurrence following surgical treatment for rectal cancer. This has been attributed to a shift towards extralevator abdominoperineal resection, together with more frequent and long-term use of neoadjuvant therapy. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6351357PMC
January 2019

Infiltrative squamous cell carcinoma in hidradenitis suppurativa: A case report for early surgical intervention.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2019 Jan 19;55:50-53. Epub 2019 Jan 19.

Department of Surgery, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY, 14642-0001, USA.

Introduction: Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) is a chronic inflammatory disease of the skin that has potential for malignant transformation into squamous cell carcinoma (SCC). The pathogenesis of HS is poorly understood but thought to be from follicular keratinization, occlusion, and rupture of the pilosebaceous unit, followed by an infiltration of inflammatory cells into the dermis. Treatment is challenging due to a lack of effective medical therapies. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6351348PMC
January 2019
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Efficacy of uniportal video assisted thoracoscopic surgery in management of primary spontaneous hemopneumothorax.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2019 Jan 19;55:47-49. Epub 2019 Jan 19.

Department of Surgery, King Fahad Hospital of the University, Collage of Medicine, Imam Abdulrahman bin Faisal University, Dammam, Saudi Arabia. Electronic address:

Introduction: Primary spontaneous hemopneumothorax (PSHP) is an accumulation of blood and air in the pleural space without trauma or obvious etiology. It is a rare surgical emergency and may lead to hypovolemic shock if not treated. Early and fast recognition will improve patient outcomes. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6351394PMC
January 2019
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Tumors of low malignant potential a single institution experience.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2019 Jan 19;55:41-46. Epub 2019 Jan 19.

Surgical Oncology Department, Institute Salah Azaiez de cancer, Tunis, Tunisia; Faculté de medicine, Tunis El Manar, Tunisia. Electronic address:

Background: The tumors of low malignant potential are an independent group of the ovarian epithelial tumors. They represents 10-20% of all ovarian epithelial tumors. Our aim through this study to determine how to treat this disease in the most suitable way. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6351433PMC
January 2019
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Surgical managements of pseudoepitheliomatous keratotic and micaceous balanitis: A case report.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2019 Jan 19;55:37-40. Epub 2019 Jan 19.

Department of Urology, Inje University, Haeundae Paik Hospital, Busan, Republic of Korea. Electronic address:

Introduction: Pseudoepitheliomatous keratotic and micaceous balanitis (PKMB) is an extremely rare disease. Herein, we report a case of PKMB in a patient who underwent two surgical procedures, since the 5-FU cream was not available.

Presentation Of Case: A 50 year-old Korean man undergoing circumcision in a local clinic presented with a tumor-like lesion on the glans penis. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6351345PMC
January 2019
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