Journal of Clinical and Medical Images, Medical Imaging Journal

Issue 6 Articles

Flail Chest: The Renaissance of Rib Osteosynthesis

Rib fracture isthe most common injury in the setting of thoracic trauma and is associated with ahighermorbimortality.In thelast 60years, positive pressuremechanical ventilation wasthe first line treatment of respiratory insufficiency caused by rib fractures. However, severe complications associated with prolongedmechanical ventilation, have elicited the rising implementation of open rib reduction and internal fixation techniques. The most …

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Headache and Rash in a Healthy Adult Male

Cryptococcosis; idiopathic CD4+ T-cell lymphocytopenia; Opportunistic Infections 2. Clinical Image A 50-year-old male with a past medical history of psoriasis presented with a two-week history of progressively worsening fatigue, low-grade fevers and throbbing frontal headaches, and several ulcerated papules of varying size (1-5mm) with central crusting and surrounding erythema noted on the forearms, chest, back …

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Intracavitary Mass Lesion in an HIV Patient

A 54 year-old man, HIV seropositive since 2011, with highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) and a previous diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis presented with a history of fever, productive cough and weight loss of 15 days duration. Physical examination revealed a temperature of 38 °C, cachectic status, dyspnea, hemoptysis, tachycardia, and tachypnea and disseminated bilateral crackles. …

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Effect of Hyperbaric Therapy on Fibromyalgia Symptoms and Cerebral Blood Flow Abnormality

Aim:to evaluate the effect of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) on clinical status and cerebral perfusion in patients with fibromyalgia. 1.2. Methods: 57 patients with diagnosis of FMS were treated with 6-weeks HBOT. For each patients we evaluated algometric total scores (ATS) on TPs, intensity of pain by Visual Analog Scale for pain (P-VAS) and quality …

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Megaesophagus: The End-Stage Achalasia

Achalasia is the most common primary motor disturbance of the oesophagus, whose prevalence is 1 patient for every 10.000, and its aetiology remains unknown. It is classified in 3 types, according to the contraction pattern of the oesophageal body; in its more extreme type, there is no oesophageal contraction at all. It may present with …

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