Clinical Medical

Reviews and Case ReportsISSN: 2378-3656

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 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3656/1410267

Cardiac Lipoma: Diagnosis after Cardiac Arrest

Elaine dos Reis Coutinho, José de Arimatéa Francisco, Daniele Orrico, Mauricio Lopes Marson, Cleydicion Eloy da Costa, Gustavo Calado de Aguiar Ribeiro, José Humberto Pucci de Mesquita Filho, Aloisio Marchi da Rocha and José Francisco Kerr Saraiva

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: May 29, 2019

A 24-year-old female patient was admitted to the emergency room with palpitations associated with precordial pain and dyspnea. She was pale, sweating, with the heart rate 220 bpm and blood pressure 80 × 40 mmHg. The ECG demonstrated a sustained ventricular tachycardia rhythm evolving to a ventricular fibrillation rhythm. Four defibrillation attempts were performed with 360 J until obtained to sinus rhythm. ...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3656/1410266

Mucosa-Associated Lymphoid Tissue Lymphoma of Thyroid: A Case Report

Youn Joo Jung, Dong-il Kim, Hyun-june Paik, Jeong Hee Lee and Hyun Yul Kim

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: May 29, 2019

Mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue lymphomas are a relatively recently recognized subset of B-cell non-Hodgkin's lymphomas. Generally, mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue lymphomas in the thyroid gland are known to have good prognosis, but recurrence and metastasis have also been reported....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3656/1410265

What is New with Bordetella?

Shamsuddin Anwar MD, Allison Glaser MD and Mahreen Anwar

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: April 29, 2019

A 27-year-old HIV-1 positive male was admitted in September 2018 for sudden onset of vomiting and diarrhea and was conservatively managed for positive Norovirus on a Gastrointestinal PCR panel. It was anticipated to start him on ibalizumab intravenous infusions and enfuvirtide upon discharge and a PICC line was placed in the right internal jugular vein. On the third day of line placement, he developed a fever with mild respiratory symptoms. His respiratory PCR panel for Rhino/Enterovirus was pos...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3656/1410264

Chronic Eosinophilic Pneumonia: A Pediatric Case

Irene Rutigliano, MD, Sara Gorgoglione, MD, Anna Pacilio, MD, Carmela De Meco, MD and Michele Carmine Sacco, MD

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: April 20, 2019

A 12-year-old nonsmoking asthmatic girl was admitted for general malaise and dry fatiguing cough. Diagnostic course reveled marked hypereosinophilia and chest radiography indicated multifocal and circumscribed bilateral pulmonary areas of consolidation. Bronchoscopy excluded the presence of neoplastic cells but marked hypereosinophilia was found in bronchoalveolar lavage. The increased number of eosinophils in blood and in bronchoalveolar lavage, the radiological findings were suggestive of Chro...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3656/1410263

Staphylococcemia due to Cosmetic Doping: An Important Etiology of Fever of Undetermined Origin

Ronisie Duarte de Oliveira, Raquel Rodrigues Ferreira Rocha de Alencar, Bruno Vianei Real Antonio, Andre Luiz Tiuba Mendonca and Aryadine Allinne Machado de Miranda

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: April 13, 2019

A new problem, called cosmetic doping, has been inserted globally for some decades, and has grown in importance in Brazil in recent years, affecting athletes and non-athletes. The cosmetic doping consists in the use of oily substances by the intramuscular route to increase volumetrically the muscle, which can lead to the formation of oil deposits in the muscle, called oleomas, necrosis, physical deformities and even death. We present a 31-year-old male patient who sought the emergency room with ...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3656/1410262

Frank-Ter Haar Syndrome, Report of a Case with a Novel Mutation from Iran

Z Hadipour, F Hadipour, H van Bokhoven, R Hennekam and Y Shafeghati

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: April 10, 2019

Frank-ter Haar syndrome is a genetic disease that is transmitted by autosomal recessive pattern with characteristic features such as megalocornea or glaucoma, a developmental delay and multiple congenital anomalies. It was first recognized as a separate entity by Frank, et al. and subsequently confirmed by ter Haar, et al. The main characteristics are brachycephaly, wide fontanels, prominent forehead, hypertelorism, prominent eyes, megalocornea with or without glaucoma, full cheeks, small chin, ...

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