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Clinical Gastroenterology and TreatmentISSN: 2469-584X


 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-584X/1510081

Intraabdominal Lipoma with Intestinal Obstruction

Chien-Hua Lin, Jyh-Cherng Yu, Der-Ao Chou, Min-Ho Huang and Hurng-Sheng Wu

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: September 03, 2021

Mesenteric lipoma is rare, no more than 50 cases were reported. They usually occur in the superficially trunk or extremities. They are the most common soft tissue tumors and usually asymptomatic. We reported a 60-year-old male with complaint of abdominal fullness and nausea for two days. The image studies showed mesenteric lipoma that caused compression of the intestine and obstruction. After nasogastric tube decompression and fluid supplement, the symptoms relived. We suggested of surgical inte...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-584X/1510080

Budd-Chiari Syndrome in the Cirrhosis Stage Revealing Essential Thrombocythemia

A Rkiouak, PhD, N Sahel, MD, I El Kassimi, MD, M Zaizae, MD and Y Sekkach, PhD

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: June 07, 2021

Budd-Chiari syndrome (BCS) results from an obstruction of the hepatic venous drainage, from the hepatic venules up to the terminal part of the inferior vena cava. A myeloproliferative syndrome, in particular an essential thrombocythemia (ET), is one of the most common causes (40-50%). The search for the Jak2 mutation facilitates haematological management. The diagnosis is made by Doppler ultrasound, supplemented by an MRI or CT scan. Support is based on early anti-coagulation, treatment of prot...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-584X/1510079

Acute Cholecystitis: Comparison of Clinical Findings from Ultrasound and Computed Tomography

Teruyoshi Oda, Masakatsu Tsurusaki, Isao Numoto, Yukinobu Yagyu and Kazunari Ishii

Article Type: Original Research | First Published: March 19, 2021

Acute cholecystitis is a common surgical emergency, for which ultrasound (US) is the most common first-line diagnostic imaging test. Computed tomography (CT) is an alternative or complementary test for the assessment of acute cholecystitis. Acute cholecystitis is diagnosed based on clinical history and assessment, biochemical examination, and US findings. CT is considered only in case of unclear clinical symptoms or discrepant findings. We aimed to retrospectively compare the efficiency of CT an...

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