International Journal of Case Reports

  • A Rare Reason of Ileus: Atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome

    A Rare Reason of Ileus: Atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome Eray Eroglu1, Aysenur Cirak2, Ismail Kocyiğit1, Kemal Deniz3, Murat Hayri Sipahioglu1, Bulent Tokgoz1, Oktay Oymak1 1Erciyes University School of Medicine,Department of Nephrology, Kayseri,Turkey 2Erciyes University School of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Kayseri,Turkey 3Erciyes University School of Medicine,Department of Pathology, Kayseri,Turkey Hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) is a thrombotic microangiopathy that is characterized by intravascular hemolytic anemia, thrombocytopenia and acute renal failure. Typical form occurred with the shiga-like toxin produced by Escherichia…

  • Cardiovascular Disease Associated with the Chronic Use of Ergotamine: A Case Report

    Cardiovascular Disease Associated with the Chronic Use of Ergotamine: A Case Report Vesga C 1* Sotomayor JA2 , Giraldo-González GC3 1Department of Cardiology, Fundación Valle del Lili, Cra 98 #18-49, Cali, Colombia. Universidad Icesi, Health Sciences Faculty, Calle 18 No. 122-135, Cali, Colombia. 2Internal Medicine Resident, Universidad Icesi, Health Sciences Faculty, Calle 18 No. 122-135, Cali, Colombia. 3Cardiology fellow, Universidad Icesi, Health Sciences Faculty, Calle 18 No. 122-135, Cali, Colombia. Ergotamine and its derivatives were used for multiple diseases; in…

  • Paraparesis following commencement of Anti Tuberculosis drugs for latent Tuberculosis. Case report and review of literature

    Paraparesis following commencement of Anti Tuberculosis drugs for latent Tuberculosis. Case report and review of literature Danish Waqar1 and Mohamed A Yassin2 1.Department of Medical Education, Hamad Medical Corporation 2.Deaprtment of Medical Oncology NCCCR,Hamad Medical Corporation A 43 year old female Patient, with recently diagnosed latent Tuberculosis (TB), started On anti – TB drugs (Isoniazid, Rifampicin), came with symptoms of Motor and sensory polyneuropathy only 4 weeks after starting the drugs. Extensive investigations were pursued. Nerve conduction study showed Features…

  • Dasatinib-Induced Colitis in a Patient with Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (Chronic Phase)

    Dasatinib-Induced Colitis in a Patient with Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (Chronic Phase) Lubna M. Riaz1#, Khaled M. Galal2, Radwa M. Hussein2, Abdulqadir J. Nashwan1, Mohamed A. Yassin1# 1. Hematology Section/Medical Oncology, National Center for Cancer Care and Research, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar. 2. Department of Pharmacy, National Center for Cancer Care and Research, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar. Chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) is a Philadelphia (Ph) chromosome-positive myeloproliferative neoplasm. The molecular consequence of reciprocal translocation t(9;22)(q34;q11) is the generation of…

  • Ovarian Mucinous Cystadenoma Complicating Pregnancy- A Case Report

    Ovarian Mucinous Cystadenoma Complicating Pregnancy- A Case Report Padmini Kumari and Mala Sinha Gynae and Obs, Mahavir Cancer Sansthan Diagnosis of ovarian tumor during pregnancy presents a management dilemma. We herein report a case of huge ovarian cyst adenoma complicating pregnancy in a 25 years old gravida 3, previous two caesarian, presenting at 13 wks. pregnancy. She was referred from periphery for uterine size more than the period of gestation and ultrasound (USG) showing 25×12 cm ovarian cyst. USG was…

  • Anomalous Right Coronary Artery with LV Non-compaction having Malignant Course, A Rare but Lethal Combination

    Anomalous Right Coronary Artery with LV Non-compaction having Malignant Course, A Rare but Lethal Combination Ahmad Hasan1, Fahar Adnan2, Shahzad Shoukat1, Umer Aftab1, Muhammad Waqas1, Muhammad Iqbal1 1Allama Iqbal Medical College/Jinnah Hospital, (Allama Shabbir Usmani road, Faisal town) Lahore, Pakistan. 2Senior Registrar Department of Cardiology, multan Institute of Cardiology, Multan Anomalous Right coronary Artery origin from contralateral sinus is a rare but lethal variant that may mimic like acute coronary syndrome and is a potential cause of sudden cardiac death….

  • A Case Report Highlighting Some of the Difficulties Faced Diagnosing Appendicitis in Children

    A Case Report Highlighting Some of the Difficulties Faced Diagnosing Appendicitis in Children S. Lewis, A. Rasheed Royal Gwent Hospital Introduction: In England 12,000 children are diagnosed with appendicitis each year. The diagnosis of appendicitis is difficult especially in children. There are many other diagnoses which mimic appendicitis including Meckel’s diverticulum, intussusception, gastroenteritis and mesenteric adenitis. Unfortunately there is no gold standard in the diagnosis of appendicitis and often clinicians are hesitant to submit a child to radiological investigations. Presentation…

  • Intraventricular Tuberculoma : Single Case Report from Tertiary Care Centre in Eastern India

    Intraventricular Tuberculoma : Single Case Report from Tertiary Care Centre in Eastern India Pan Koushik 1, Sen Barun Kumar2 1.Registrar,Dept.of neurology,Ramakrishna mission seva pratisthan,VIMS,kol-94 2.Asst.Professor, Dept.of neurology,Ramakrishna mission seva pratisthan,VIMS,kol-94 Intraventricular tuberculomas as a manifestation of CNS tuberculosis is a rare finding.Suspicion for tuberculosis in these lesions is by the constitutional symptoms like low grade fever, weight loss, presence of tuberculosis elsewhere, contact with a TB patient, low socioeconomic status, occurrence in an endemic region, raised ESR, abnormal Chest X…

  • Loading Doses of Bevacizumab in Branch Retinal Vein Occlusion (BRVO): a Case Report

    Loading Doses of Bevacizumab in Branch Retinal Vein Occlusion (BRVO): a Case Report Andi Arus Victor Vitreoretina Division, Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine Universitas Indonesia Cipto Mangunkusumo National General Hospital Background: Branch retinal vein occlusion (BRVO) is a sight threatening condition which may result well when promptly diagnosed and treated. Current trend of BRVO therapy uses anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (anti-VEGF) such as bevacizumab, ranibizumab and aflibercept as agents of choice. Previous studies have proven effectiveness of six monthly…

  • Broncho-Oesophageal Fistula Complicating Carcinoma of the Oesophagus

    Broncho-Oesophageal Fistula Complicating Carcinoma of the Oesophagus Moemenam O.O1, Madukaife V. O2, Ray-Offor OD2 1Department of Radiology, Federal Medical Centre, Owerri. Imo State. 2Department of Radiology, University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital, Port Harcourt, Rivers State Broncho-oesophageal fistula refers to an abnormal communication between a bronchus and the oesophagus. Broncho-oesophageal fistula is rare and can be either congenital or acquired. Congenital fistulas are usually diagnosed in the neonatal period as they present with respiratory distress and cyanosis during feeding. Whereas…