Placenta Increta at 14 Weeks with Subsequent Hysterectomy: A Case Report
Abigail E Collett, Jean Payer and Xuezhi Jiang
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: July 26, 2018
Abnormal placental implantation (API) is an uncommon obstetrical complication that is associated with significant maternal morbidity. Typically, the diagnosis of API is made at the time of delivery in the third trimester. Less commonly there are reports of API presenting in the second trimester, and rarely in the first trimester. Cesarean Scar Pregnancy (CSP) is another entity that can present similarly to API and is associated with previous cesarean deliveries. Unlike early API, which can rarel...
A Case of Rhizopus Keratitis
pradeep Kumar Mada, Gabriel Castano, Marithe G Gutierrez-Roberts and Andrew Stevenson Joel Chandranesan
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: July 25, 2018
Mycotic keratitis has been reported from many different parts of the world, with a worldwide incidence varying from 17% to 36% in various studies. It is particularly common in tropical areas, where the incidence ranges between 14%-40% of all ocular mycoses. Early diagnosis is highly important in every patient with the corneal lesion because infectious keratitis caused by various organisms such as bacteria, viruses, fungi, or Acanthamoeba the leading cause of monocular blindness....
Giant Aneurysm of Ascending Aorta Caused by Chronic Stanford Type A Aortic Dissection with Bicuspid Aortic Valve
Umit Arslan, Eyupserhat Calik and Bilgehan Erkut
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: July 21, 2018
An 82-year-old male patient was admitted to our clinic because of shortness of breath and chest pain. A grade 4/6 diastolic murmur was heard on auscultation. Physical examination revealed signs of congestive heart failure and poor peripheral perfusion. There was a diagnosis of acute Stanford Type A ascending aortic dissection in the history of the patient. The patient had refused emergency surgical intervention three years ago. Computed tomography revealed chronic Stanford Type A dissection and ...