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Case 3-2022: A 14-Year-Old Boy with Fever, Joint Pain, and Abdominal Cramping.

N Engl J Med 2022 Jan;386(4):375-383

From the Departments of Pediatrics (K.Z., E.J.I.), Radiology (K.N.), and Pathology (A.R.S.), Massachusetts General Hospital, and the Departments of Pediatrics (K.Z., E.J.I.), Radiology (K.N.), and Pathology (A.R.S.), Harvard Medical School - both in Boston.

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January 2022

Arterial malformations leading to bilateral spontaneous renal hemorrhage in a dog.

J Vet Emerg Crit Care (San Antonio) 2022 Jan 25. Epub 2022 Jan 25.

Hospital for Small Animals, The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, The University of Edinburgh, Roslin, UK.

Objective: To describe the clinical presentation, diagnostic imaging, management, and follow-up of a dog that presented with sequential, bilateral, spontaneous, subcapsular and perirenal hemorrhage (Wunderlich syndrome) due to bilateral renal arterial malformations.

Case Summary: A 9-year-old intact male Field Spaniel presented for acute onset abdominal pain following a possible syncopal episode. Abdominal ultrasonography, contrast-enhanced ultrasound, and computed tomography (CT) revealed right-sided perirenal hemorrhage that extended into the peritoneum. Read More

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January 2022

Acute epiploic appendagitis mimicking symptoms of urinary tract infection: A diagnostic enigma in the emergency department.

Clin Case Rep 2022 Jan 20;10(1):e05275. Epub 2022 Jan 20.

Internal Medicine Hamad Medical Corporation Doha Qatar.

The epiploic appendages (also known as appendices epiploicae) are usually located on the anti-mesenteric surface of the colon, extending from the caecum to the rectosigmoid, and epiploic appendagitis (EA) is the inflammation of these appendages. We report a clinical image of epiploic appendagitis creating a diagnostic challenge. Read More

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January 2022

Sensitivity and specificity of the Alvarado Score for the timely differential diagnosis of acute appendicitis for a case series in Samoa.

Ann Med Surg (Lond) 2022 Jan 1;73:103219. Epub 2022 Jan 1.

Department of Surgery, Tupua Tamasese Meaole Hospital, Ministry of Health, Apia, Samoa.

Background: Timely diagnosis of acute appendicitis (AA) is essential for optimal management of abdominal pain emergency presentations. Improved diagnostic procedures should minimise progression to complicated appendicitis, as well as reduce the number of unwanted surgical interventions. The Alvarado Score is an important tool to assist with the management of AA based on clinically predictive values. Read More

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January 2022

Misdiagnosis of Budd Chiari syndrome, a case report from Afghanistan.

Ann Med Surg (Lond) 2022 Jan 1;73:103218. Epub 2022 Jan 1.

Radiology Department, French Medical Institute for Mothers and Children (FMIC), Jamal mena, Kabul, Afghanistan.

Introduction: Budd-Chiari syndrome is a rare disease characterized by hepatic venous flow obstruction. The obstruction may be thrombotic or non-thrombotic anywhere along the venous course from the hepatic venules to the inferior vena cava (IVC) junction to the right atrium. In clinical practice, cases can be misdiagnosed, particularly in regions where resources are limited, unless the clinician pays special attention to such diagnosis. Read More

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January 2022

Synchronous colorectal and renal cancers: Case report and literature review.

Ann Med Surg (Lond) 2022 Jan 21;73:103187. Epub 2021 Dec 21.

Department of General Surgery, Getúlio Vargas University Hospital (HUGV), Manaus, Brazil.

Introduction: Even though colorectal cancer is one of the most frequent in the world, its simultaneous presence with other neoplasms, such as renal, is still rare in incidence. This article aims to report and expose a literature review of the synchrony of colorectal cancer and renal carcinoma.

Presentation Of Case: A 57-year-old female patient complaining of diffuse abdominal pain that worsened with food and improved with evacuation, especially in the periumbilical region and right iliac fossa, from moderate to strong intensity, starting 1 year ago, worsening in the last 3 months. Read More

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January 2022

Acute presentation of multi-cystic peritoneal mesothelioma.

J Surg Case Rep 2022 Jan 22;2022(1):rjab627. Epub 2022 Jan 22.

Multi-cystic peritoneal mesothelioma (MCPM) is a rare intra-abdominal neoplasm that occurs most commonly in young females. The disease usually presents as an incidental finding or with sub-acute abdominal pain. The mainstay of treatment is complete excision; however, local recurrence frequently occurs and malignant transformation has been reported. Read More

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January 2022

Successful surgical treatment of delayed left ventricular pseudoaneurysm related to infection after repair of ventricular septal rupture complicating acute myocardial infarction.

J Cardiol Cases 2022 Feb 29;25(2):87-90. Epub 2021 Jul 29.

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Sakurabashi Watanabe Hospital, 2-4-32 Umeda, Kitaku, Osaka 530-0001, Japan.

Left ventricular (LV) pseudoaneurysm is a rare complication after postinfarction repair of ventricular septal rupture (VSR), and surgical treatment of this condition due to mycosis has rarely been reported. We report a rare case of successful surgical treatment of delayed LV pseudoaneurysm related to infection after repair of VSR due to myocardial infarction. A 75-year-old woman was admitted for fever and severe inflammatory reaction. Read More

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February 2022

Systemic lupus erythematosus simultaneously presenting with visceral muscle dysmotility syndrome and mechanical intestinal obstruction clinically relieved by surgery: a case report and literature review.

BMC Gastroenterol 2022 Jan 25;22(1):32. Epub 2022 Jan 25.

Department of Surgery, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Peking Union Medical College, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, No. 1 Shuaifuyuan, Dongcheng District, Beijing, 100730, People's Republic of China.

Background: Intestinal pseudo-obstruction (IPO) accompanied by hepatobiliary dilatation and ureterohydronephrosis is extremely rare in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). This triad is also called visceral muscle dysmotility syndrome (VMDS). Only 9 cases have been reported in the literature. Read More

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January 2022

Disparities in the prevalence of clinical features between systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis and adult-onset Still's disease.

Rheumatology (Oxford) 2022 Jan 25. Epub 2022 Jan 25.

Department of Biotechnological and Applied Clinical Sciences, University of L'Aquila, L'Aquila, Italy.

Objective: To compare clinical features and treatments of patients with systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis (sIJA) and adult-onset Still's disease (AOSD).

Methods: The clinical charts of consecutive patients with sJIA by International League of Association of Rheumatology criteria or AOSD by Yamaguchi criteria were reviewed. Patients were seen at a large paediatric rheumatology referral centre or at 10 adult rheumatology academic centres. Read More

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January 2022

COVID-19 induced acute pancreatitis after resolution of the infection.

J Infect Public Health 2022 Jan 19;15(3):282-284. Epub 2022 Jan 19.

Department of Infectious Disease, King Fahad Armed Hospital, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has been linked to many systemic inflammatory reactions and high morbidity and mortality rates. Patients with gastrointestinal symptoms progress more rapidly than others. COVID-19 induced acute pancreatitis is not common and can occur in cases of mild infection or even after resolution of the viral infection. Read More

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January 2022

The effects of gastrointestinal disturbances on the onset of depression and anxiety.

PLoS One 2022 25;17(1):e0262712. Epub 2022 Jan 25.

Department of Economy, International University of La Rioja, Logroño, Spain.

Background: Stomach pain is an ailment that occurs frequently in the general population. It is not unusual if such stomach issues produce some amount of stress in an individual, but it can be worrying if these pains lead to significant mental health problems. The relationship between some abdominal pain, such as bowel syndrome, and depression or anxiety has been gaining much interest. Read More

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January 2022

Full duodenal rupture after direct abdominal trauma in soccer: a case report of an elite soccer player with follow up and return to play protocol.

Sci Med Footb 2021 Aug 14;5(3):254-260. Epub 2020 Dec 14.

Sports Medicine Research Center, Neuroscience Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

Severe traumatic abdominal injuries and duodenal ruptures are relatively rare in soccer and can be easily missed and turn into a life-threatening condition. All team physicians need to be familiar with the warning sign in these situations. This report aims to report a case, discuss the diagnostic and treatment process and the return to play protocol. Read More

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Clinical Presentation of Paraovarian Cysts.

Isr Med Assoc J 2022 Jan;24(1):15-19

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Shamir Medical Center (Assaf Harofeh), Zerifin, Israel.

Background: A paraovarian cyst (POC) is located between the ovary and the fallopian tube. In many cases POCs are diagnosed and managed as ovarian cysts. But since POC are a distinct entity in their clinical presentation and surgical intervention, they should be better defined. Read More

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January 2022

The Use of Peripheral Nerve Blockade in Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery: Is There a Benefit?

Curr Pain Headache Rep 2022 Jan 25. Epub 2022 Jan 25.

Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX, USA.

Purpose Of Review: The purpose of this review is to synthesize recent literature investigating the use of regional anesthesia for minimally invasive surgery.

Recent Findings: Recent studies investigating the use of newer peripheral nerve blocks such as erector spinae plane (ESP) and quadratus lumborum (QL) block are very limited. Evidence supporting the use of peripheral nerve blockade in laparoscopic or robotic surgery is very limited and of low-moderate quality. Read More

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January 2022

Larger Physique as a Risk Factor for Infantile Appendicitis: A Retrospective Study.

Pediatr Rep 2022 Jan 4;14(1):20-25. Epub 2022 Jan 4.

Department of Pediatric Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba University, Chiba 260-8677, Japan.

The clinical features and risk factors of acute appendicitis in infants are unclear. Our aim was to evaluate the association between anthropometrics and the occurrence of infantile appendicitis. This was a retrospective study of infants (<6 years of age) and school-age children (6-10 years of age) of Asian ethnicity who required hospitalization for appendicitis at our two participating institutions between 2004 and 2018. Read More

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January 2022

Transvaginal natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery for ectopic pregnancy.

J Obstet Gynaecol Res 2022 Jan 24. Epub 2022 Jan 24.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ege University Faculty of Medicine, Izmir, Turkey.

Aims: This study aims to describe our transvaginal natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (vNOTES) technique for ectopic pregnancy that can be performed using conventional laparoscopic equipment with the addition of a self-constructed pessary port and to evaluate the safety, feasibility, and outcomes of the technique.

Methods: This is a retrospective study evaluating outcomes of patients who underwent vNOTES for ectopic pregnancy (n = 21) between August 2019 and April 2021.

Results: Twenty-one patients underwent vNOTES as intended without any intraoperative complications. Read More

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January 2022

The Effects of Intravenous Vitamin C on Stress Response Severity in Abdominal Hysterectomy Following Prolonged Fasting Time.

Anesth Pain Med 2021 Oct 8;11(5):e119332. Epub 2021 Nov 8.

School of Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, Anesthesiology Research Center, Alzahra Hospital, Guilan University of Medical Sciences, Rasht, Iran.

Background: Inevitable prolonged fasting time before surgery leads to inflammatory reactions, surgery-related stress response, and consequently unfavorable outcomes; thus, developing strategies to mitigate these consequences is crucial.

Objectives: In this study, we evaluated the effect of ascorbic acid on stress response reduction in abdominal hysterectomy following prolonged fasting time.

Methods: Eligible women candidates for abdominal hysterectomy following prolonged fasting time were enrolled in the study and divided into 2 groups of vitamin C [group C; 1 g intravenously (IV) before surgery] and placebo (group P). Read More

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October 2021

Correlation Between Anthropometric Measurements and Sensory Block Level of Spinal Anesthesia for Cesarean Section.

Anesth Pain Med 2021 Oct 14;11(5):e118627. Epub 2021 Oct 14.

Department of Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, Pusan National University School of Medicine, Pusan National University Yangsan Hospital, Yangsan, South Korea.

Background: When performing spinal anesthesia for cesarean section, it is important to determine the appropriate anesthetic dose as well as to predict the level of spinal anesthesia. In this study, it was hypothesized that some anthropometric measurements may be related to maximum sensory block and hemodynamic changes.

Objectives: The aim of this study are to find maternal anthropometric values that are correlate with the level of spinal anesthesia. Read More

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October 2021

The impact of constipation on pediatric emergency department: a retrospective analysis of the diagnosis and management.

Acta Biomed 2022 01 19;92(6):e2021341. Epub 2022 Jan 19.

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Background And Aim: Functional constipation (FC) represents 95% of pediatric constipation cases. The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence of Functional Constipation in children admitted to Pediatric Emergency Department (ED) with acute abdominal pain, the demographic factors associated, the use of imaging exams and laboratory tests.

Methods: A retrospective observational study was conducted on 4100 medical records of children aged 0 to 18 years. Read More

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January 2022

Omental desmoplastic small round cell tumor with metastasis.

Indian J Pathol Microbiol 2022 Jan-Mar;65(1):208-210

Department of Pathology, ABVIMS and Dr. RML Hospital, New Delhi, India.

Desmoplastic small round cell tumor (DSRCT) is a very rare diagnosis with about 200 cases reported in literature. DSRCT is a recently described histopathological entity by Gerald and Rosai in 1989. Abdominopelvic cavity especially peritoneum is the most common site. Read More

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January 2022

Computed tomographic findings in female genital tuberculosis tubo-ovarian masses.

Indian J Tuberc 2022 Jan 9;69(1):58-64. Epub 2021 Mar 9.

Department of Radio Diagnosis, AIIMS, New Delhi, India.

Female genital tuberculosis (FGTB) is a common cause of infertility in developing countries. It can manifest as menstrual disturbances, infertility and pelvic masses.

Objective: To evaluate the role of computed tomography in diagnosis of female genital tuberculosis with tubo-ovarian (adnexal) masses. Read More

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January 2022

Peculiar encounter of sarcoidosis and solid pseudopapillary tumor of the pancreas.

Rom J Intern Med 2022 Jan 21. Epub 2022 Jan 21.

Sf. Maria Clinical Hospital - Rheumatology and Internal Medicine Department, Bucharest, Romania.

Objective: Current literature indicates a connection between sarcoidosis and malignancy, prompting advanced screening in uncertain cases. Solid pseudopapillary tumors (SPT) of the pancreas are rare entities that can be confirmed by adding imaging results to immunohistochemistry staining. The aim of this article is to describe a rare association of sarcoidosis and SPT. Read More

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January 2022

Comparison of vNOTES technique with conventional laparoscopy in gynecological emergency cases.

Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol 2022 Jan 24:1-7. Epub 2022 Jan 24.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Bakirkoy Dr Sadi Konuk Training and Research Hospital, University of Health Sciences, Istanbul, Turkey.

Background: Vaginal natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (vNOTES) has emerged as a minimally invasive approach. This study aimed to evaluate the feasibility and surgical outcomes of the vNOTES method and compare it with conventional laparoscopy (CL) in gynecological emergency cases.

Material And Methods: A retrospective study was conducted to compare vNOTES with CL regarding pre-/intra-/postoperative outcomes. Read More

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January 2022

Placenta Accreta Spectrum Disorders: Knowledge Gaps in Anesthesia Care.

Anesth Analg 2022 Jan 24. Epub 2022 Jan 24.

Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative, and Pain Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California.

Placenta accreta spectrum (PAS) disorder is a potentially life-threatening condition that can occur during pregnancy. PAS puts pregnant individuals at a very high risk of major blood loss, hysterectomy, and intensive care unit admission. These patients should receive care in a center with multidisciplinary experience and expertise in managing PAS disorder. Read More

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January 2022

Pembrolizumab-related cholangitis with multiple fatal liver abscesses after endoscopic biliary drainage: a case report and review of the literature.

Clin J Gastroenterol 2022 Jan 24. Epub 2022 Jan 24.

Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Yodogawa Christian Hospital, 1-7-50 Kunijima, Higashiyodogawa-ku, Osaka, 533-0024, Japan.

A 60-year-old male with cStage IVB lung cancer was treated with pembrolizumab. However, after five courses of pembrolizumab, he developed pembrolizumab-related cholangitis. Imaging studies showed enlargement and diffuse wall thickening of the gallbladder and mild dilation of the bile ducts without any obvious obstruction. Read More

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January 2022

A novel EWSR1-HOXB13 rearrangement in a fibroblastic tumor from the abdomen of a young woman.

Virchows Arch 2022 Jan 24. Epub 2022 Jan 24.

Department of Outpatient Chemotherapy, Osaka International Cancer Institute, 3-1-69 Otemae, Chuo-ku, Osaka, Osaka, 5418567, Japan.

We describe a novel EWSR1-HOXB13-fusion in a fibroblastic tumor from the abdominal wall of a 29-year-old woman. This tumor caused intermittent intense pain and had grown to approximately 5 cm in size over two years. The tumor was located beneath subfascial section of the abdominal wall and was invading the abdominal cavity and pressing on the liver. Read More

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January 2022

Parasitic fibroid of greater omentum in 31-years old woman.

Ginekol Pol 2022 Jan 24. Epub 2022 Jan 24.

1st Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical University of Warsaw, Poland.

Uterine leiomyomas are the most common benign tumors of the uterine smooth muscle. The latest FIGO classification, considering both their location and the degree of ingrowth into the uterine muscle, distinguishes eight classes of fibroids [1]. The location of leiomyomas in connection with their size may determine the characteristic symptoms: abdominal pain, pressure symptoms, difficulties in getting pregnant, recurrent miscarriages. Read More

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January 2022

Meckel's diverticulum diagnosed by double-balloon enteroscopy: A single-center retrospective study in Taiwan.

JGH Open 2022 Jan 29;6(1):63-68. Epub 2021 Dec 29.

Center for Digestive Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine China Medical University Hospital Taichung Taiwan.

Background And Aim: Meckel's diverticulum (MD) is a common congenital abnormality of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. Although a few patients with MD present symptoms, preoperative diagnosis of MD is a clinical challenge because of its endoscopic inaccessibility. The aim of the present study was to investigate patients with MD diagnosed by double-balloon enteroscopy (DBE) in Taiwan. Read More

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January 2022