International Journal of Case Reports

  • Novel Technique In Strangulated Para-Umbilical Hernia Repair Under Local Anaesthesia Block For High-Risk Patient : Case Report

    Novel Technique In Strangulated Para-Umbilical Hernia Repair Under Local Anaesthesia Block For High-Risk Patient : Case Report Talal Alsofyani1, Emad M AL-Osail2 , Sayed Sadek3, Eman Zakarnah4 , M Yassin Taha5 1General Surgery Resident at King Fahad Specialist Hospital Dammam, 2General Surgery Resident at King Fahad Military Medical Complex Dharan , 3Consultant Anaesthesia at King Fahad Military Medical Military Complex , 4Senior Registrar General Surgery at King Fahad Military Medical Complex , 5Consultant General Surgery at King Fahad Military Medical…

  • A Rare Case of Adrenaline- Induced Kounis Syndrome presenting to the Emergency department

    A Rare Case of Adrenaline- Induced Kounis Syndrome presenting to the Emergency department Radhika Bulusu, Madhukiran Dontula, Indranil Das, VGR Shastry, Tamorish Kole Institute of Emergency Medicine, VPS, Rockland Hospital, Manesar, Haryana Introduction: Kounis syndrome is the concurrent occurrence of acute coronary syndromes with hypersensitivity reactions [4] [3]. It has been established as a hypersensitivity coronary disorder induced by various conditions, drugs, environmental exposures, foods and coronary stents. Allergic, hypersensitivity, anaphylactic and anaphylactoid reactions are associated with this syndrome. Vasospastic…

  • A Rare Case of Pantoprazole Induced Anaphylactic Shock

    A Rare Case of Pantoprazole Induced Anaphylactic Shock Indranil Das, Dolly Yadav, Annu Yadav Emergency Medicine Department, VPS ROCKLAND Hospital, IMT Manesar, Haryana INTRODUCTION: Pantoprazole,a drug from the proton pump inhibitors group (PPI), is widely used for gastroesophageal disease and peptic ulcer . PPI’s act on H+/K+-ATPase pump,the process needed for gastric acid secretion 1. Drug induced hypersensitivity is an immune mediated reaction. Drug hypersensitivity reactions are commonly encountered in clinical practice1. OBJECTIVE: The objective of reporting this case is…

  • Role of Aspirin on Keloid : a Case Report

    Role of Aspirin on Keloid : a Case Report DR. MOHAMMAD ASIF KHAN*, DR. RABIA NIZAM**,DR.SHAKEEL ANSARI***,DR.MAHJABEEN FATIMAH**** *PG Scholar, Dept. of Surgery, NIUM, Bengaluru. ** PG Scholar, Dept. of Surgery, NIUM, Bengaluru. *** Lecturer, Dept. of Surgery, NIUM, Bengaluru. **** Lecturer, Dept. of Surgery, NIUM, Bengaluru. A keloid is a cutaneous mass that characteristically develops following dermal injury. Keloids extend beyond the borders of the original wound invading normal skin. Usually appear as firm nodules, often pruritic and painful,…

  • Natural orifice endoscopic drainage of a perforated duodenal ulcer

    Natural orifice endoscopic drainage of a perforated duodenal ulcer Mark Scaife MD, Thomas J Melvin MD, Harry W Sell MD, Kurt R Stahlfeld MD UPMC Mercy Department of Surgery 1400 Locust St Pittsburgh, PA 15219 Posterior perforation of gastric and duodenal ulcers is uncommon and frequently misdiagnosed due to nonspecific clinical exam findings. The need for surgical treatment has recently been questioned in patients with contained perforations due to the success of nonoperative management and the morbidity and mortality associated…

  • Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome in Class IV Lupus Nephritis – Case report and brief review of literature

    Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome in Class IV Lupus Nephritis – Case report and brief review of literature Kalpita Hatti1, Amit Habbu2, Joe R. Gamboa3, Arezoo Haghshenas4, Karina D. Torralba5 1Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA;2Attending Radiologist, Kadlec Regional Medical Center, Richland, WA;3Fellow, Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA;4Fellow, Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA;5Associate Professor of Medicine, Division…

  • Immunotherapy induced pyrexia and the role of PET/CT

    Immunotherapy induced pyrexia and the role of PET/CT Luke McLean, Jennifer A Soon, Andrew Haydon Dept. Medical Oncology, The Alfred Hospital, Victoria, Melbourne, Australia Background: Immunotherapy has revolutionised the management of metastatic melanoma, however, immune-related adverse events remain an important complication of therapy. We hypothesise pyrexia is a rare presentation that may herald the development of immune-related toxicities and identify a potential role for fluorodeoxyglucose-positron emission tomography (FDG -PET) in the earlier diagnosis of these toxicities. Case Presentation: We report…

  • Efficacy of topical application of etamsylate in herpes simplex labialis

    Efficacy of topical application of etamsylate in herpes simplex labialis Pedro Cuevas1, Javier Angulo2 Guillermo Giménez-Gallego3 1Universidad Alfonso X el Sabio, Madrid, 2Servicio de Histología, Departamento de Investigación, Hospital Universitario Ramón y Cajal, Madrid, 3Departamento de Estructura y Función de Proteínas, Centro de Investigaciones Biológicas, Madrid, Spain. Herpes simplex virus type-1 (HSV-1) causes a wide variety of clinical disorders of major public health concern. HSV-1 infections are common in oral and perioral area. We report the short-term efficacy of topical…

  • Long-term efficacy of dobesilate in chronic patellar tendinopathy

    Long-term efficacy of dobesilate in chronic patellar tendinopathy Pedro Cuevas1, José Antonio Rodas2, Tomás Fernández Jaen3, Pedro Guillen3, Javier Angulo4, Guillermo Giménez-Gallego5 1Universidad Alfonso X el Sabio, Madrid, 2Mutualidad de Previsión Social de Futbolistas Españoles, Avilés, 3Fundacion Pedro Guillén, Clínica CEMTRO, Madrid, 4Servicio de Histología, Departamento de Investigación, Hospital Universitario Ramón y Cajal, Madrid, 5Departamento de Estructura y Función de Proteínas, Centro de Investigaciones Biológicas, Madrid, Spain. There is a wide variety of treatment options available for patellar tendinopathy, the…

  • A case report on the effect of plasmapheresis in the treatment of severe calcium channel blocker toxicity

    A case report on the effect of plasmapheresis in the treatment of severe calcium channel blocker toxicity Mohamed Foda Hendi1, Zeyad Faoor Alrais1, Ahmed Hossam Awad1, Mouayad Abdulghani1, Demme Shammass2 Department of Intensive care Medicine, Rashid Hospital1, Dubai health Authority – Mediclinic City Hospital2, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Overdose by calcium channel blocker (CCB) antihypertensive agents has been shown to be a cause of significant morbidity and can often be fatal. (1) Although overdoses of calcium-channel blockers and beta blockers…