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Malignant otitis externa associated with skull base osteomyelitis is a condition seen classically in the elderly, diabetic patient. This disease is difficult to manage, often requiring long-term antibiotic therapy. Here we present such a case, seen in a 74- year-old lady. Initially, she was...
Intestinal obstruction is a fairly common surgical emergency that usually occurs due to herniae, adhesions, or bands. Rarely, uncommon causes such as an abdominal cocoon are encountered, where part or all of the small intestine is encased within a thin membrane. We report one such case of...
Tension faeco-pneumothorax is rare, typically occurring following strangulation of a diaphragmatic hernia. We report the case of a 69-year-old gentleman with a previous history of thoraco-abdominal oesophagectomy, who presented with an acute abdomen and respiratory distress. Initial...
Sarcomatoid carcinoma is a rare tumor of the urinary bladder and accounts for approximately 0.3% of all bladder malignancies. In these tumors, histogenesis and biological behaviour remains controversial. Herein, we report a case of sarcomatoid carcinoma with osteosarcomatoid differentiation of...
A 49 year old female presented with severe dyspnoea due to mitral regurgitation. Echocardiography revealed an aberrant mitral valve chord causing severe mitral regurgitation. The aberrant chord extended between the anterior mitral valve leaflet (AMVL) and the atrial septum causing AMVL prolapse....
Retroperitoneal sarcoma is a rare malignancy often insidious in onset. At initial presentation, abdominal mass, pain or obstructive symptoms are the most common complaints. Here we present two patients who presented with abdominal discomfort and were discovered to have retroperitoneal sarcomas...
Brunner’s gland hyperplasia is a very rare lesion of the duodenum, which is usually asymptomatic and diagnosed incidentally during upper gastrointestinal endoscopy. It can cause gastrointestinal bleeding but hemorrhagic shock is a rare clinical presentation of Brunner’s gland hyperplasia. The...
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