International Journal of Case Reports

  • Bilateral Septic Arthritis Resulting in Mortality in the Elderly: A Case Report

    Bilateral Septic Arthritis Resulting in Mortality in the Elderly: A Case Report 1Kadir, Dotun Musiliu, 2Ahmed, Bola Abdulkadir, 3Ibraheem, Gbadebo Hakeem 1Orthopedic unit, Department of Surgery, General Hospital, Ilorin, Nigeria 2Department of Orthopedics, University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Ilorin, Nigeria 3Department of Orthopedics, University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Ilorin, Nigeria Bilateral septic arthritis is a rare presentation and when present is seen in the elderly resulting in morbidity and mortality. We present a 79 year old lady who died as…

  • Primary cerebral lymphoma in immuno-competent patient: report of 2 cases and literature review

    Primary cerebral lymphoma in immuno-competent patient: report of 2 cases and literature review Fatima zahra Farhane, Touria Bouhafa, Abderrahmane Elmazghi, Khalid Hassouni Department of radiotherapy, HASSAN II university hospital, Fez, Morocco Primary cerebral lymphoma is a form of non-Hodgkin lymphoma with a solitary localization in the brain, excepting other localizations involving the central nervous system. This is a rare cancer but with increasing incidence, it was predominantly observed in immunodepressed HIV-positive patients but since the advent of effective antiretroviral treatments,…

  • Intracardiac Hydatid Cyst

    Intracardiac Hydatid Cyst Abdullah Orhan Demirtas1, Yeşim Alpay2, Gencehan Kumtepe3, Erdogan Bulbul4, Ayberk Görcan5 1Adana City Hospital, Department of Cardiology, Adana; 2Balikesir University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Balikesir; 3Meddem Hospital, Department of Cardiolvascular Surgery, Isparta; 4Balikesir University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Radiology, Balikesir; 5Balikesir University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Cardiology, Balikesir INTRODUCTION Human echinococcosis is a zoonotic infection caused by larval forms (metacestodes) of tapeworms of the genus echinococcus found in the small…

  • Intracranial Angiomatous Meningioma: Case Report and literature review

    Intracranial Angiomatous Meningioma: Case Report and Literature Review Fatima Zahra FARHANE, Touria BOUHAFA, Khalid HASSOUNI Department of Radiotherapy, Hassan II University Hospital, Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy, Fez, MOROCCO Angiomatous meningioma (AM) is a rare subtype of meningioma characterized by highly vascular tumor tissue comprising predominantly variable sized hyalinized blood vessels. This manuscript describes a case of intracranial Angiomatous meningioma and reports briefly its clinical, radiological, histopathological and therapeutic characteristics through a literature review. Keywords: Angiomatous meningioma, intracranial tumor, case…

  • Colchicine Overdose: Journey to recover. Case Report

    Colchicine Overdose: Journey to recover. Case Report Mohamed Ibrahim Shoaib1, Zeyad Faoor Alrais1, Hesham Mohamed ElKholy1, Khalid Omar Hassan1, Marisol Reyes2 1Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Rashid Hospital, Dubai Health Authority, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. 2Mediclinic City Hospital , Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Colchicine is an anti-inflammatory alkaloid used for the treatment and prevention of gout, and more recently for the treatment of familial Mediterranean fever (FMF). It has a narrow therapeutic index, with no clear- cut distinction between nontoxic…

  • Missing Intrauterine Device (Copper T) Forming Stone in the Urinary Bladder

    Missing Intrauterine Device (Copper T) Forming Stone in the Urinary Bladder Ofoha C.G*., Galam Z.Z., Dakum N.K. Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Jos University Teaching Hospital, P.M.B 2076, Jos, Nigeria. Intrauterine device (IUD) is the commonest method of contraception used by women. Complete migration into the urinary bladder though rare, results in lower urinary tract symptoms and stone formation around the migrated IUD. We present a 53 year old woman with a missing IUD (Copper T) who presented with…

  • Venous Blood Gases for Femoral Line Placement Confirmation Are We Secured

    Venous Blood Gases for Femoral Line Placement Confirmation Are We Secured Mohamed Ibrahim Shoaib, Zeyad Faoor Alrais, Khalid Omar Hassan, Ahmed Hossam Awad Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Rashid Hospital, Dubai Health Authority, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. A large number of central venous catheters (CVC) are placed each year in the emergency room, operation theatre and critical care units. Although rarely associated with life threatening complications, femoral CVC is known to have the highest incidence of mechanical complications. The femoral…

  • A case report of primary ovarian fibrosarcoma

    A case report of primary ovarian fibrosarcoma Paige Grenier, BSc, MD;1 Anita Agrawal, MSc, MD, FRCSC;1 Rajni Chibbar, PhD, MD, FRCPC2 1Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK 2Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK Background: Ovarian fibrosarcoma is a rare malignant tumor that should be distinguished from benign fibrous ovarian tumors and other malignancies, as it has a predilection for early and aggressive metastasis. Case: A 52-year-old woman presented with a large…

  • Use of Internet for medical information by patients & its impact on Consultation time- A Patient Survey

    Use of Internet for medical information by patients & its impact on Consultation time- A Patient Survey Hemanth.K.Subrahmanyam  DLO, DOHNS ,DNB (ORL), Fellow of European Board in 0RL-HNS Associate Specialist, Department of ENT, Kettering General Hospital, Rothwell Road, Kettering NN16 8UZ, U.K. Our patient survey revealed that there is equal number of Internet user and Internet non-user patients visiting our outpatient consultation. This raises an interesting fact about the importance of the need for the present day clinician to keep…

  • Bilateral Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Tears treated by double bundle grafting

    Bilateral Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Tears treated by double bundle grafting 1 Mr. Sushanta Kr. Das. M. Pharm., 2 Dr. B. Valya. MS (Ortho)., 3 Dr. Sandeep Ankam. B. Pharm., Pharm. D (PB)., 4 Dr. P. Vishnu. M. Pharm., Ph.D. 1 Associate Professor & Co-ordinator, Department of Pharm. D, CMR College of Pharmacy, Kandlakoya (V), Hyderabad – 501401, Telangana State, India; 2 Professor and Head, Department of Orthopaedics, Gandhi Medical College & Hospital, Secunderabad – 500003, Telangana State, India; 3…