An Effective Use of Methylene Blue Dye for Guiding Resection of Nasal Dermoid Sinus Cyst
Shilpi Karmakar, Arun Kumar Singh and Saurabh Karmakar
Article Type: Research Article | First Published: March 10, 2021
Nasal dermoid sinus cyst (NDSC) is a rare congenital lesion, typically presenting at birth or in early infancy. Treatment of NDSC includes complete resection of the mass and the sinus tract, which may extend intracranially. Incomplete resection of the track is associated with high recurrence. We were looking for methods to delineate the NDSC track, without increasing the financial burden to the patient. The patient was a 12-year-old female who came with a recent onset nasal swelling, which devel...
Mucocele of the Appendix: Case Report & Review of Literature
Abiyere OH, Adewara O, Akute OO and Babatunde O
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: February 17, 2021
Appendiceal Mucocele is a rare disease. Sometimes, it is discovered accidentally and sometimes mimic acute appendicitis. Correct diagnosis before surgery is very crucial for the selection of adequate surgical treatment to avoid Intraoperative and Postoperative complication. Ultrasonography and particularly, computed Tomography should be used extensively for this purpose. If mucocele of the appendix is treated incorrectly Pseudomyxoma peritonei which is characterized by malignant process may deve...
Breast Fibromatosis Case Series and Literature Review
Thuraya Al Yazidi, Suad Al Aghbari, Badryia Al Qassabi and Marwa Al Riyami
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: January 30, 2021
Fibromatosis or desmoid tumor is a benign tumor that rarely affects the breast. It represents 0.2% of all breast tumors and 4% of all extra-abdominal desmoid tumors. Wide local excision with adequate safety margins is considered the standard of care. We report three cases of breast fibromatosis who were presented to and operated in the sultan Qaboos University. All of these cases underwent wide local excision. After close regular follow up now for six months no local recurrence was reported. Fib...
Unusual Sites of Metastasis of Well-Differentiated Thyroid Cancer: A Systematic Review
Article Type: Systematic Review | First Published: January 30, 2021
Thyroid cancer is one of the most common endocrine malignancies secondary to ovarian cancer. Its incidence has surged swiftly than that of any other malignancy in recent years. Well-differentiated thyroid cancers (WDTC) are relatively common and usually slow-growing tumors with a good prognosis, including three types: Papillary, follicular, and Hürthle cell carcinoma. The first metastatic sites of these types of cancer typically involve lymph nodes, lungs, brain, and bones. The PICOT included a...