Volume 4 Issue 1

Issue 1 Articles

Symbrachydactyly

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Symbrachydactyly is a unilateral hand anomaly with failure of formation of fingers and presence of rudimentary digits that include elements of nail plate, bone, and cartilage. Vascular dysgenesis and disruption of apical ectodermal ridge of developing limb bud are possible aetiologies. This is a case of Symbrachydactyly of left hand of a 30 years old male. There was no associated pectoral muscle defect. A complete analysis of the patientÂ’s functional abilities along with appearance of...

The Role of Echocardiography in the Diagnosis and Management of Prosthetic Mitral Valve Endocarditis in Myocardial Infarction with Secondary Mitral Regurgitation: A Case Report

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Mitral regurgitation is a frequent complication of ischemic heart disease. In the literature, there are only 4 cases of late prosthetic endocarditis in patients with mitral regurgitation due to myocardial infarction.

Spondylodiscitis Cervical After Radiotherapy Treatment of Posterior Pharyngeal Wall Carcinoma

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We report the case of a 68-year-old patient treated with radio chemotherapy for P16 negative T4N0M0 squamous cell carcinoma who developed spondylodiscitis following necrosis of the posterior pharyngeal wall. The patient's primary history included non-insulin-dependent diabetes, hypertension, dyslipidemia, sleep apnea syndrome, hyperthyroidism, occasional alcohol intoxication and an estimated 20PA withdrawal smoking habit. Six months after the end of treatment, he presented with

A Typical Case of Tuberous Sclerosis – Ocular and Systemic Findings

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A young male presented with complaints of itching in both eyes. Visual acuity was 6/6 in both eyes. Anterior segment was grossly normal. Right eye retina showed normal disc with an inferotemporal irregular flat white lesion less than1/2 disc diameter. Left eye retina showed normal disc with whitish mulberry like growth abutting inferonasal disc margin extending upto 1.5 times the disc area with a tortuous feeder vessel (Panel B,C). There was another transient flat white...

Superficial Femoral Artery Transection from Penetrating Trauma of the Right Thigh

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A 24-year-old male presented to the emergency room at the University Hospital of Patras after sustaining a penetrating stab wound to the right thigh from a thin knife reportedly 4-cm in length. The patient was hypotensive with a blood pressure of 73/47 mmHg and tachycardic with a pulse of 130 beats per minute in the emergency department. He had a large posterior thigh wound with active bleeding. Blood analysis revealed hemoglobin of 9.1 g/dL, 9070...