Abstract: This patient was a 54 year old male with no significant past medical history. The patient had no significant past medial history. His chief complaint was painful lesions on both lower extremities. He noted a recent infection of the skin and soft tissue of his left orbital region
Abstract: We describe the case-report of a 45 years-old man suffering from chronic pancreatic disease with strong acute mesogastric pain, nausea and vomiting result of acute abdomen suspicious for acute pancreatitis. A thorough diagnostic investigation led us to diagnose a rare disease.
Abstract: Acute leukemia presenting as a clinically significant pericardial effusion or cardiac tamponade is a rare event. We report the case of a young man who presented to the emergency department with symptoms of dyspnea and hemoptysis and was found to have a cardiac tamponade as the presenting sign of a hematologic malignancy.
Abstract: Penetrating brain injury may occur as a result of the bullets shrapnel parts of gunshot wounds, wood, knife, and glass. Thick and hard structure of the skull protects the brain from external forces. However, relatively thin structures roof of orbital cavity, temporal bone, and cribriform plate make the brain susceptible to penetrating injury.
Abstract: The incidence of melanoma has increased 15-fold in the past 40 years, which is more rapid than for any other malignancy. Nodular melanoma is the second most common subtype of melanoma and is often diagnosed at more advanced stages. Nodular melanoma contributes disproportionately to the number of deaths from melanoma.
Abstract: Acute cholecystitis is usually a mixed infection most commonly by Escherichia coli accompanied with Enterococcus species and anaerobes. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) rarely causes the disease entity.
Abstract: Male Sprague-Dawley rats (300 – 400g) were intratracheally challenged with lipopolysaccharide (LPS) as a first hit to induce lung inflammation. Rats were then randomized 24 hours later to receive mechanical ventilation as a second hit,
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Abstract Thick and hard structure of skull protects the brain from external forces, however, in rare instances penetrating brain injury may occur depending on the severity of trauma . This type of injury may occur in every period of life.