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 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-1353/1510071

The Droopy Breast and Treatment Modalities

Petrus V van Deventer

Article Type: Short Commentary | First Published: May 24, 2018

The main disadvantage of using a silicone prosthesis would be the foreign body reaction, causing encapsulation of the prosthesis with connective tissue, which, in some instances can cause hardening and/or deformation of breast shape. Regardless of the type of prosthesis used, be it gel filled, saline filled, smooth or textured surface, capsular contraction can still occur. Four different grades can occur ranging from grade 1 (almost natural to touch) to grade 4 (a deformed, hard and painful breast)....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3656/1410209

Pulmonary Hyalinizing Granuloma in the Differential Diagnosis of Pulmonary Carcinoma

Fatih Uzer, I. Hicran Ozbudak, omer Ozbudak and Aykut Cilli

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: April 05, 2018

Pulmonary hyalinizing granuloma (PHG) which should be considered in the differential diagnosis of pulmonary nodules of unknown origin is a distinct fibrosing lesion of lung that occurs in middle-aged patients. It has been usually reported as case reports in the literature. Patients are usually symptomatic. We present the case which recognized during operation and determined rarely....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2377-9004/1410122

High Grade Endometrial Stromal Sarcoma with Osteoclast-like Giant Cells: A Unique Subtype of a Rare Tumor

David Matthew Saulino, Noah Reilly, Bihong Zhao and Songlin Zhang

Article Type: case Presentation | First Published: May 23, 2018

Osteoclast-like giant cells have been reported in variety of different tumor types including breast carcinoma, pancreatic carcinoma, ovary tumor, uterine leiomyosarcoma, hepatocellular carcinoma, renal cell carcinoma. To the best of our knowledge, there are only two previous case reports in the literature showing endometrial stromal sarcoma with osteoclast-like giant cells. Endometrial stromal sar...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3397/1410072

Parastomal Hernia with Incarcerated Gallbladder: A Case Report

Ramon A Brown, Brian Kann and James Woolridge

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: May 23, 2018

Parastomal hernias can occur in up to 37.8% of patients following an enterostomy. This type of hernia develops through an intentional fascial defect. Commonly these hernias may contain a variety of contents including omentum, small bowel, or colon, but very rarely contains the gallbladder. Few cases are reported in the literature and guidance to the appropriate management of these patients is mana...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3397/1410071

Colonic Phytobezoar Caused by Popcorn Kernels Resulting in a High Grade Large Bowel Obstruction

Lara Mckean Baste and Avery Walker

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: May 23, 2018

Phytobezoars are the result of ingestion of indigestible or poorly digestible substances. The stomach is the most commonly affected, with the small bowel being the next most common site. The colon is a rare location for a bezoar. We report the first case of pancolonic phytobezoar from popcorn kernels causing a large bowel obstruction....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3397/1410070

Pre-sacral Smooth Muscle Tumor of Uncertain Malignant Potential

Andrew Discolo, Tafadzwa P Makarawo and Rodney Kratz

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: May 21, 2018

This is a case of a 55-year-old male patient that was incidentally found to have a large presacral tumor. After excision it was identified to be a smooth muscle tumor of uncertain malignant potential (STUMP). STUMPs are rare entities that have been identified most commonly in association with the genitourinary tract such as the uterus and prostate....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-3243.1510049

Oral Ibuprofen Interferes with Cellular Healing Responses in a Murine Model of Achilles Tendinopathy

Adam Bittermann, Shuguang Gao, Sabah Rezvani, Jun Li, Katie J Sikes, John Sandy, Vincent Wang, Simon Lee, John Holmes, Johnny Lin and Anna Plaas

Article Type: Original Research | First Published: May 21, 2018

The attempted healing of tendon after acute injury (overloading, partial tear or complete rupture) proceeds via the normal wound healing cascade involving hemostasis, inflammation, matrix synthesis and matrix remodeling. Depending on the degree of trauma and the nature of the post-injury milieu, a variable degree of healing and recovery of function occurs....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5858/1510043

Health-related Quality of Life and Muscle Functions among Pre-frail Elderly Outpatients: Stronger Correlation with Gait Speed than Handgrip Strength

Purwita Wijaya Laksmi, Siti Setiati, Tirza Z Tamin, Pradana Soewondo, Wasilah Rochmah, Nafrialdi and Joedo Prihartono

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: May 21, 2018

Frail elderly has an increased risk of having debilitating health outcomes that lead to poor health-related quality of life (HR-QoL). The central manifestation of frailty syndrome is the muscle functions. The aim of this study was to evaluate the correlation between muscle functions and HR-QoL among pre-frail elderly outpatients....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3516/1410079

Fibrosing Mediastinitis: A Review of Epidemiology, Diagnosis and Management

Abraham O Kuranga, Andrea M Eubank and Mark R Bowling

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: May 14, 2018

Fibrosing Mediastinitis (FM) is a rare but increasingly recognized complication that has been mainly associated with chronic pulmonary histoplasmosis, granulomatous diseases, infections and autoimmune processes. Symptoms vary depending on compromised structures, mainly structures within the mediastinum. This review will focus on the etiology, clinical presentation and management of fibrosing media...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3516/1410078

Different Perspective in Managing Airway Obstruction Secondary to Giant Tracheal Pyogenic Granuloma

YT Liew, KN Lorna Ting, AB Zulkiflee and N Prepageran

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: April 26, 2018

Pyogenic granuloma, or lobular capillary haemangioma is common in skin and mucosal surface such as oral cavity. It hardly occurs in tracheal mucosal, and even more rare to cause life threatening tracheal obstruction. Surgical excision is the mainstay of treatment with multidisciplinary support....

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