A rare condition that affects patients with colonic diverticulosis is the giant colonic diverticulum (GCD), which has a diameter of over 4 cm. The giant colonic diverticulum affects men and women equally, achieving highest incidence in groups between 35 and 90 years old (average 65 years) and is usually located on the antimesenteric border of the sigmoid colon in 90% of cases. We report a case of giant colonic diverticulum diagnosed in a 76-year-old patient and describe the clinical signs and symptoms, laboratory tests, radiological findings and the therapeutic conduct performed.
The Amnesty International has recently reported that pressure on the media and healthcare workers by the government in different countries oppressing free expression of necessary medical facts for the public likely have contributed to the enormous death toll during the COVID-19 pandemic .
The authors report a rare case of a patient with epileptic seizures manifested six months ago due to intracranial foreig bodies of acue puncture platinum needles migrated from the subcutaneous regions of the shoulder and neck. The patient was treated for bronchial asthma with implanted platinum needles by an unlicensed acupuncturist 18 years ago. She had frequently experienced that the stationary objects were moving and also developed frequent syncope since six months ago. EEG showed epileptic pattern.
Hass-Type Expander with Marco Rosa Modification used in Primary and Early Mixed Dentition Advantages, Drawbacks and Encountered Clinical Problems
Maxillary constriction, usually manifested with the crowding of teeth or a cross-bite, is one of the most common orthodontic defects in the European population in the deciduous and the early mixed dentition periods . This condition is an indication for early orthodontic treatment with the use of devices intended for RPE – rapid palatal expansion [2-5].
Three phase bone scan is performed routinely to identify bone and joint abnormalities in patients with suspected acute osteomyelitis with or without septic arthritis. However, abnormalities detected on bone scan may not always represent disease. We present two cases where the use of traditional medicine by the patients creates unusual pitfalls and artifacts. In addition it highlights the clinical relevance of SPECT-CT in differentiating uncommon artifacts.
Considerations for Diagnostic COVID-19 Tests in the 4 Medical Testing Centre Laboratory in Manchester
In this study during the coronavirus disease in 2021 (COVID-19) pandemic, design, development, validation, verification incidence and implementation of diagnostic tests are reported by many diagnostic tests from May until December 2021 we managed to establish clinical validation and formal approval. In this article we summarize the crucial role of diagnostic tests during the first global wave of COVID-19. The technical and implementation and diagnostics during a possible resurgence of COVID-19 in future global waves or regional outbreaks. We continued global improvement in diagnostic test that is essential for more rapid detection of patients, possibly at the point of care, and for optimized prevention and treatment.
Creatsas Vaginoplasty in Patients After Pelvic Chemoradiation in Cervical Cancer: A Preliminary Study
1.1. Objective: The main objective of this study was to assess the impact of the Creatsas vaginoplasty on the improvement in the sexual life of patients with cervical cancer who have received chemo radiotherapy and have sexual dysfunction measured by The Female Sexual Function index.
Abernethy malformation is a rare type of congenital malformation of the hepatic portal system. It can take one of three forms and is classified as an extrahepatic portosystemic shunt between the portal vein and a large systemic vein, usually the inferior vena cava (IVC).
Concomitant Diseases in a Complex Case of Peritonitis after Stapled Trans Anal Rectal Resection (STARR) in Obstructed Defecation Syndrome (ODS). Role of A Diagnostic and Therapeutic Multidisciplinary Approach
Approximately 0.06-2.3% Of The Population Presents A Jejunal And Ileal Diverticular (Jid) Disease, Of Whom Approximately 10% Develop Life-Threatening Complications Such As Inflammation, Perforation, Bleeding, Obstruction, And Malabsorption [1, 2, 3]. Although Only 40% Of These Patients Remain Asymptomatic, Jejunal Diverticulosis Is Usually Not Clinically Suspected. The Diagnosis of This Condition Is Usually Made Incidentally Or After The Onset Of Complications As Hemorrhage, Diverticulitis, Or Obstruction.
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A previously healthy eight-year old boy presented with history of fever, cough, lethargy and lip swelling. He was on no medication. Chest radiograph was normal. within 48 hours, he developed marked conjunctivitis, mucositis of mouth and urethra and scattered target lesions of his limbs (Figure 1-3). Mycoplasma pneumoniae IgM was positive.