International Journal of Case Reports

  • Panniculitis in Cutaneous Leishmaniasis: a Study in Sri Lanka

    Panniculitis in Cutaneous Leishmaniasis: a Study in Sri Lanka Thilakarathne BMIK, Ratnayake RMP, Vithanage A, Sugathadasa WDP Department of Pathology, Teaching Hospital, Kandy, Sri Lanka. Introduction: Panniculitis is the inflammation of subcutaneous adipose tissue which is caused by many infectious and inflammatory conditions. It is high time to document panniculitis in the skin lesions with cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL) in Sri Lanka. Objectives: This study was performed to assess demographic data and to describe panniculitis in patients with CL. Methods: A…

  • Sweet syndrome associated with differentiation syndrome in a patient with acute promyelocytic leukemia – a case report and review of literature

    Sweet syndrome associated with differentiation syndrome in a patient with acute promyelocytic leukemia – a case report and review of literature Mohammad A. Abdulla1, Mohamed A Yassin1, Anil Ellahi1, Shehab F. Mohamed1, Halima Elomri1, Nancy Kassem2, Deena Mudawi1, Sonia Allouch3 1Department of Medical Oncology, Hematology Section, National Center for Cancer Care and Research, Hamad Medical Corporation; 2Department of Pharmacy, National Center for Cancer Care and Research, Hamad Medical Corporation; 3Weill Cornell Medicine in Qatar, Qatar Foundation Sweet Syndrome (SS) (acute…

  • Goblet Cell Carcinoid (GCC) of the Appendix presenting as a Small Bowel Obstruction: Case Report and Literature Review

    Goblet Cell Carcinoid (GCC) of the Appendix presenting as a Small Bowel Obstruction: Case Report and Literature Review Amin Tanveer1 MD, Shaani Sighal2 MBBS, Asiri Arachchi3 MBBS, Zoltan Hrabovszky3 MBBS, FRACS, Mikhail Fisher3 MBBS, FRACS. Amin Tanveer: Surgical Registrar, Department of General Surgery Peninsula Health, PO BOX 52, 2 Hastings Road, Frankston, Victoria, Australia; Shaani Sighal: Surgical resident, Department of General surgery Dandenong Hospital (Monash Health), 135 David Street, Dandenong, Victoria, Australia; Asiri Arachchi: Surgical registrar, Department of General Surgery…

  • T Prolymphocytic Leukemia, a rare disease, case presentation with typical pathological findings and review of management

    T Prolymphocytic Leukemia, a rare disease, case presentation with typical pathological findings and review of management Mohammad AJ. Abdulla1, Firyal Ibrahim2, Mahmoud Aldapt1, Halima Elomri1, Ahmad Al-Sabbagh2, Dina Sameh Soliman2,3, Sonia Allouch4, Liam Fernyhough4, Mohamed A. Yassin1 1Department of Medical Oncology, Hematology Section, National Center for Cancer Care and Research, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar 2Department of Laboratory Medicine, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar 3Department of Clinical Pathology, National Cancer Institute, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt 4Weill Cornell Medicine in Qatar,…

  • Use of Benzodiazepines and Hypnotic Medications in Psychiatry Older Adult Outpatients

    Use of Benzodiazepines and Hypnotic Medications in Psychiatry Older Adult Outpatients Nahid M. Elhassan*, Zerak Al-Salihy, Bushra, Elhusein, Muayad Jouda, Sanabel, Al-Akras, Yahia Albobaly, Yaseen Eltorki and Majid Alabdulla Consultation Liaison Psychiatry Unit, Psychiatry Department, Hamad Medical Corporation, Qatar. Benzodiazepines have anxiolytic, hypnotic, anticonvulsant, and muscle-relaxing properties, therefore, a widely prescribed treatment for anxiety and insomnia. They bind to gamma-aminobutyric acid type A (GABAA) receptors, which are responsible for most of the inhibitory neurotransmission in the central nervous system and…

  • 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…