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Traditional management of mucoceles involve drainage using Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery (FESS) and if required an external approach. These techniques may dramatically alter the normal anatomy and function of the sinuses and are associated with significant complications. Balloon dilatation...
Devastating perilunate injuries are rare, compromising of less than 10% of wrist injuries. We report a 19-year-old worker man who presented with left wrist pain and swelling after falling from a height. Not only the lunate was seen in middle third of forearm, but also proximal part of the...
Small bowel obstruction (SBO) is a very rare complication post-caesarean section (CS). Herniation of small bowel through the rectus muscle with an intact sheath is extremely rare. We present a case of SBO after an uncomplicated c-section and an uneventful early postoperative course.
Gas under the diaphragm can be due to like perforation in stomach, duodenum due to peptic ulcer disease, in jejunum or illeum by inflammatory bowel disease or cancer can lead to pneumoperitoneum. We present a rare cause of pneumoperitoneum following abdominal hysterectomy.
Primary rectal melanoma is rare and only represents up to 4% of anorectal malignancies. The prognosis of such a diagnosis is significantly different to a metastatic melanoma deposit in the anorectal area and therefore differentiation between the two is of the utmost importance with regards to...
Gastric necrosis in association with strangulation of a paraoesophageal hernia is a rare but life-threatening condition. The present article reports a case of strangulated paraoesophageal hernia with gastric necrosis in an obese woman treated successfully by acute sleeve gastrectomy.
Intestinal Entamoeba Histolytica infection in the UK is rare but it can lead to colitis, abscess formation, colonic perforation and rarely amoeboma. Although most patients are asymptomatic, it can present with a wide range of gastrointestinal symptoms depending on the phase of the infection. We...
Desmoplastic fibromas are rare, benign bone tumours, which often behave in a locally aggressive manner. In the head and neck region they are most commonly seen in the mandible and have been treated in various ways. We present an unusual presentation of the lesion, which was subsequently treated...
We report a rare case of small bowel infarction due to superior mesenteric artery occlusion secondary to cardiac tumour embolism. To our knowledge, this has not been previously reported in the literature. This case highlights a rare case and reviews current knowledge on the subject.
The increasing availability of bariatric surgery services has seen the emergence of a series of significant complications. Many of these will present to centres without local bariatric expertise. In recognition of this, the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) has issued...
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