Mobility Scooter Accidents - Need for Preventative Action?
Emilie S Baekgaard, Lars Christensen, Roar B Medici and Hans-Henrik Bulow
Article Type: Short Review | First Published: February 28, 2017
Mobility scooters are three- or four-wheeled vehicles, powered by an electric engine. Often acquired by the elderly population, they neither require a drivers' license, nor an assessment of operator skills prior to use. Other vehicles used primarily by older people are powered wheelchairs and electric bicycles. ...
Acute Liver Failure Secondary to AL Amyloidosis
Brian J Horner, Ryan Craig, Estelle S Harris, Tibor Kovacsovics and Juan F Gallegos-Orozco
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: February 28, 2017
AL amyloidosis, the most common form of amyloidosis, involves the extracellular deposition of immunoglobulin light chain protein fibrils, usually in the setting of a plasma cell dyscrasia. Amyloid deposition can occur in any organ system, including the gastrointestinal tract and liver....
Ocular, Nasal and Aural Myiasis in an Intoxicated Patient: A Case Report
Giorgio Berlot and Cristina Calderan
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: February 25, 2017
The authors describe a case of myiasis occurred in a self-intoxicated patient lying outdoor in a reduced state of consciousness for more than two days. The causes and the favoring circumstances of the infestation are described and discussed. The word Myiasis indicates the infestation of alive vertebrates, including humans, by larvae of different species of Diptera....
A Missed Diagnosis
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: February 14, 2017
Her past medical history included squamous cell carcinoma of lung origin T2BN0M0 treated in 2012 with a right lower lobectomy via video assisted thoracoscopy with a wound infection preventing adjuvant chemotherapy. She then developed local chest wall recurrence in 2014 which was resected. In June 2016, there was further recurrence on the chest wall, which was confirmed on PET scan. She had received one cycle of chemotherapy and presented as above....