Leptospirosis is a disease caused by pathogenic spirochetes of genus Leptospira. It is considered the most common zoonosis in the world. Acute pancreatitis is a rare complication of leptospirosis (25%). We present the case of a...
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Persistent repeated measurements by Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy demonstrate Minimal Hepatic Encephalopathy: a case report
Minimal Hepatic Encephalopathy (MHE), previously referred to as infraclinical or subclinical is a precursor in the development of clinical hepatic encephalopathy (HE). The demonstration of MHE is done through neuropsychological...
Introduction: The diagnosis and management of gastrointestinal bleeding have always been a challenge to clinicians. In most patients, the source of bleeding is easily identified during conventional upper and/or lower...
Free-floating left atrial ball thrombus is a rare condition. We report a giant left atrial ball thrombus which was removed under surgery uneventfully, in a 48-year-old male patient with the presence of sinus rhythm and no...
Antithyroid drugs induced agranulocytosis and multiple myeloma: case report and general considerations
Antithyroid drugs as thionamides are largely used in the treatment of the thyrotoxicosis. Side effects were reported in less than 10% of the cases, especially hematological, hepatic or skin allergies. One of the most severe...
Pancreas divisum is a frequent congenital anatomical anomaly characterized by the failure of fusion of the ducts of Santorini and Wirsung during fetal development. Although the condition usually remains asymptomatic, it has been...
Perioperative evaluation of cardiac surgical risk: particularities in the emergency surgery – from the guidelines to the clinical practice
Rationale: Cardiac risk in patients undergoing surgery depends on many factors from the patient’s cardiovascular history to the surgical procedure itself, with its particularities, the type of anesthesia, fluid exchanges...
An optimal painless treatment for early hemorrhoids; our experience in Government Medical College and Hospital
Objective – To evaluate the efficacy of Infrared Coagulation Therapy (IRC) for hemorrhoids. IRC is a painless, safe and successful procedure. Place and duration of study – Department of Surgery, Government Medical...
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