EDITOR'S QUIZ: GI SNAPSHOT: An unusual cause of rectal bleeding
- Intravenous Pyogenic Granuloma - A Case Report. Vijayan, Sridhar; Vijayan, Kesavapillai // Internet Journal of Orthopedic Surgery;2009, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p6
Background: Intravenous pyogenic granuloma (IVPG) was first described by cooper et al in 1979. Published literature has shown it to be a rare benign lesion, with a strong history of undertreatment in patients given its poor clinical diagnosis. Case presentation: Here with we present a case of a...
- PLASMA THROMBOPLASTIN ANTECEDENT DEFICIENCY AND SUBARACHNOID HEMORRHAGE. slade Jr., W. R.; Rabiner, A. M. // Angiology;Oct1973, Vol. 24 Issue 9, p533
Describes the case of a 45-year-old male presented with spontaneous subarachnoid hemorrhage. History of the patient's medical condition; Medical examinations; Treatment or management of the patient.
- Diagnosis of a Bleeding Meckel's Diverticulum Using Radiopertechnetate. Seltzer, Murray H.; Conte Jr., Patrick J.; Rickert, Robert R.; Singer, Milton // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Mar1977, Vol. 67 Issue 3, p235
A case report of bleeding from a Meckel's diverticulum diagnosed by Tc99-m pertechnetate scanning is presented. The noninvasive advantage of this method justifies its early use as a diagnostic measure when a Meckel's diverticulum is suspected in the differential diagnosis of lower...
- Regional differences in outcome from subarachnoid haemorrhage:comparative audit. Mitchell, P.; Hope, T.; Gregson, B.A.; Mendelow, A. David // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);5/22/2004, Vol. 328 Issue 7450, p1234
Presents a collaborative audit of the effect of subarachnoid haemorrhage among residents treated at the Newcastle neurosurgery units and the Nottingham unit in the United Kingdom. Description of the study and its results; Comment that the observed difference in outcomes between the units does...
- Clinical Quiz. // American Family Physician;10/1/2005, Vol. 72 Issue 7, p1167
Presents a clinical quiz based on an article on diverticular disease, hemoptysis, end-of-life treatment and G6PD deficiency, published in the "American Family Physician."
- LONG TERM OUTCOME OF ENDOSCOPIC DRAINAGE OF PANCREATIC PSEUDOCYSTS. Clark, Lisa A.; Pappas, Theodore N. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Jan1999, Vol. 94 Issue 1, p8
Comments on a study which demonstrated the long term outcome of endoscopic drainage of pancreatic pseudocysts. Guidelines for differentiating patients with a greater risk of cystic neoplasm; Clinical management of bleeding pseudocysts; Alternative procedure for cases of symptomatic pseudocysts...
- The Entity of Hemorrhagic Necrosis of the Intestine. LeVine, Michael A. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Nov1970, Vol. 54 Issue 5, p490
Hemorrhagic mucosal necrosis is briefly reviewed with reference to pathogenesis, microscopic and gross pathologic findings, clinical presentation and presently available therapy.
- Angiographically occult recurrent thalamic haemorrhage: a management dilemma. Tailor, Jignesh; Samandouras, George; Pretorius, Pieter; Kerr, Richard // Internet Journal of Neurosurgery;2009, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p7
Recurrent parenchymal brain haemorrhages that are angiographically occult, are problematic due to the uncertainty of the underlying diagnosis. We describe a rare case of high-grade glioma in the thalamus that presented with multiple thalamic haemorrhages, before features of the underlying mass...
- Orbital Involvement by Nasopharyngeal Angiofibroma. Ganesh, Anuradha; Dondey, Joanne; Forte, Vito; Drake, James M.; Gentili, Fred; Armstrong, Derek; Phillips, John; Buncic, J. Raymond // Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus;Mar/Apr2004, Vol. 41 Issue 2, p116
This article describes a rare cause of orbital apex syndrome in a child--juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma. A high level of suspicion while treating an adolescent male with chronic nasal obstruction, epistaxis, and a nasal mass will promote early diagnosis. Multidisciplinary care is...