Volume 1 Issue 1

Issue 1 Articles

Final Diagnosis: Chicken Handler’s Hand

Case Presentation
A 30 year-old man came to see me because I had seen his mother in the past. He wondered whether he had a “thyroid problem.” His review of systems was entirely unremarkable except for intermittent fatigue. He worked the graveyard shift on a poultry farm. For those not familiar with shift work, this period is 11-12 PM to 7-8 AM. On exam, everything was normal except the hands. The photo is of the left hand...

Odontogenic Maxillary Sinusitis – Report of a Case

Short Communication
A case is reported, which depicts the dichotomy between the care given by a dental clinic, independently from that supplied by a medical clinic, which led to the wrong diagnosis, with consequent inadequate treatment.

Hearh Electrical Activity Reconstruction via Electrocardiographic Torso Mapping Through 250 Electrodes

Letter to Editor
Ectopic thyroid - i.e. thyroid tissue being in locations other than the normal anterior neck region - is a rare disease with a prevalence of 1 per 100,000 to 300,000 people [1,2]. This condition results from developmental defects of thyroid gland embryogenesis passing the thyroglossal duct from the primitive foregut to the final position [2]. Lingual thyroid is the most common form of ectopic thyroid, and is reported to be more common in females [3,4]....

Ectopic Lingual Thyroid in a Young Female Patient with Mood Disturbances

Clinical Image
Ectopic thyroid - i.e. thyroid tissue being in locations other than the normal anterior neck region - is a rare disease with a prevalence of 1 per 100,000 to 300,000 people [1,2]. This condition results from developmental defects of thyroid gland embryogenesis passing the thyroglossal duct from the primitive foregut to the final position [2]. Lingual thyroid is the most common form of ectopic thyroid, and is reported to be more common in females [3,4]....

Biomathematical Analysis of the Liver Fibrosis

Research Article
Liver fibrosis is the final common stage of the most chronic liver diseases, it is caused by several factors which lead to a major worldwide health care burden. Over the decades, the understanding of the liver fibrosis disease was growing rapidly, several studies reported that this progress could be regressed or reversed, which give us a bright prospect in developing anti-fibrotic therapies. In this experiment, liver fibrosis were fully developed after CCl4 induction for 7...