Volume 4 Issue 10

Issue 10 Articles

Supraglottic Paraganglioma in Type IV Paraganglioma Syndrome Treated with CO2 Laser: A Minimally Invasive Approach

Case Report
Paragangliomas are benign tumors derived from extra-adrenal paraganglia. They are rarely asymptomatic and may involve the head and neck region in 3% of cases. Asymptomatic supraglottic paraganglioma associated with paraganglioma syndrome is described in this case report. A 35-year-old woman affected by papillary thyroid cancer, was referred to our Unit for preoperative evaluation for total thyroidectomy. During fibrolaryngoscopy,

Septic Pulmonary Emboli Caused by Nocardia in an Immunocompetent Patient

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A 70-year-old male had cough for one month, followed by acute respiratory failure. He is a non-smok- er, previously healthy, has no history associated with immunodeficiencies. Two months ago, his right ankle was wounded when he worked on the farm with bare feet. His lower calf became swelled, painful, and erythematous. Treatment with 2-weeks of cephradine did not work. One month ago, he felt the leg

Bilateral Intracardiac Thrombus

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A 76 years-old male patient was referred in January 2020 to our institution for an acute heart failure. The patient suffered from ischaemic cardiomyopathy after an anterior myocardial infarction, and persistent atrial fibrillation treated by ablation twice in 2017 (CHA2DS2-VASc score = 5)

Ampullary Tumor Presented with Liver Abscess – A Case Report

Case Report
A 75-year-old Thai male presented with two weeks history of fever, chill, anorexia and persistent dull-aching epigastrium pain. His medical history was noted for history of necrotizing pancreatitis with gallstone with successful laparoscopic cholecystostomy. Physical examination was notable for positive fist test and body temperature of 39 degrees Celsius. Initial laboratory investigations showed leukocy- tosis with predominant neutrophils and abnormal liver enzymes. Ultrasound of upper abdominal area was performed and demonstrated a well-define heterogenous hypoechoic...

Uterine Fibroid Embolization in time of Covid-19

Short Communication
The coronavirus pandemic has caused major changes in society around the world, especially in healthcare systems. Patients with various medical ailments and conditions who were scheduled to undergo elective treatments before the pandemic arrived, wonder now if they still should follow through with it. First and foremost, if a procedure can be delayed without resulting in significant additional morbidity to the patient, it should be. The current efforts of social distancing, isolation, frequent handwashing, etc....