Volume 4 Issue 13

Issue 13 Articles

Normal Brain MRI in an Adolescent with Primary Angiitis of the Central Nervous System: A Case Report. The Challenge of Diagnosing PACNS

Case Report
1. Abstract We report on an adolescent affected by a progressive primary angiitis of the central nervous sys- tem (PACNS) and constantly normal high-resolution brain magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) exam. A 15-years-old-male came to our attention for a severe diffuse headache, associated with re- current episodes of vomiting, consciousness impairment and spatial-temporal disorientation.

A Giant Sublingual/Submental Dermoid Cyst

Clinical Image
1. Clinical Image A 28-year-old male patient presented to our maxillofacial outpatient clinic with a slow growing swelling on the sublingual and submental region. The patient’ complaints were discomfort with swallowing and speech. A physical examination revealed a well-demarcated swelling at the floor of the mouth and the subman- dibular region (Figure A-B).

Maydl’s Hernia:An Unusual Cause of Strangled Inguinal Hernia, A Case Report

Case Report
Maydl’s hernia is one of the few causes of strangled inguinal hernia. It is characterized by the pres-ence in the sac of two intestinal loops connected by an intra-abdominal intermediate loop called retrograde, all drawing a “W” or an omega. The risk of this anatomical form is the necrosis of the intra-abdominal loop. Therefore, careful surgical exploration

Unusual Cause of Small Bowel Obstruction: Small Bowel Incarceration Through Uterine Perforation

Case Report
Among the causes of small bowel obstruction, the incarceration of a bowel loop through uterine perforation is extremely rare. The purpose of our report is to illustrate the contribution of sonography in diagnosing this unusual surgical emergency through the case of a 28-year-old patient who was referred to our department a month after dilation and curettage for small bowel obstruction.