PD-1/PD-L1-negative tracheal mucoepidermoid carcinoma: A case report and systematic review of the literature
Case Report of International Journal of Case Reports PD-1/PD-L1-negative tracheal mucoepidermoid carcinoma: A case report and systematic review of the literature Jian Guo2, Yingying Liu2,3, Ji Chen1, Hai Xia Li1, Zeng Tao Wang1, Jie Liu3, Yi Gong1,2* Baoshan district hospital, Huashan Hospital Affiliated to Fudan University, Shanghai, China; Putuo Hospital, Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Shanghai, China; Discipline of Pathology, School of Medical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health, The University of Sydney, Camperdown, New South Wales Background: Tracheal mucoepidermoid carcinoma is a rare form of non-small cell lung carcinoma and is defined as a tumor characterized by a combination of squamous, mucus-secreting, and intermediate cell types. This carcinoma is usually located in the lobar or segmental bronchus. Currently, surgery is the preferred treatment for this disease, which includes pneumonectomy, lobectomy, and sleeve lobectomy. Case presentation: A 50-year-old Chinese male presented with cough, shortness of breath and hemoptysis, and the effect of antibiotic therapy was not good. Subsequently, the airway occupied lesion was found by chest CT, and ...
mucoepidermoid carcinoma (MEC), tracheal mass, airway management, anesthesia intubation method, PD-1/PD-L1.
Case Report of International Journal of Case Reports Conus myelitis associated with Covid 19 infection - a rare complication ISHMA AIJAZI, FADIL MUSTAFA ABDULLA, POURNAMY SARATHCHANDRAN, INSHIA BEGUM DUBAI HOSPITAL INTERNAL MEDICINE DEPARETMENT (DUBAI HEALTH AUTHORITY) Covid 19 pandemic has taken away millions of lives. Our understanding of this disease, till to date, is not complete. This disease has a wide variety of neurological manifestations. Acute transverse myelitis is one such rare neurological complication of Covid 19. The exact etiology is not clear. Auto immunity might be one of the possible mechanisms. We report a case of 39-year-old lady, who had recent history of high-grade fever and cough. This was followed by weakness of both legs and in- ability to pass urine. SARS-CoV-2 (PCR) from nasopharyngeal swab was positive. She was found to have features of acute non compressive myelopathy. MRI brain and MRI cervical spine with contrast was normal. MRI dorso lumbar spine with contrast was suggestive of diffuse hyper intensity of conus medullaris with contrast enhancement suggestive ...
Covid 19, extra pulmonary manifestations, acute transverse myelitis, conus medullaris