World Journal of Medical Case Reports

Volume 2, Issue 3, September 2021

  • Diagnostic Approach to Soft Tissue Tumour of the Breast and Phyllodes Tumour in Ilorin, North Central with Review of Institutional Experience

    Rasheed Mumini Wemimo, Afolayan Enoch Abiodun, Adegboye Adeyemi Taiwo

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 3, September 2021
    Pages: 29-34
    Received: 13 May 2021
    Accepted: 7 June 2021
    Published: 9 July 2021
    DOI: 10.11648/j.wjmcr.20210203.11
    Abstract: Background: Primary soft tissue tumour (primary mesenchymal tumour) of the breast comprised of spectrum of neoplasm that arise from mammary stroma with comparable tumour biology of primary mesenchymal tumour at other sites. There are palpable diagnostic challenges which can be resolved by considering histomorphologic analysis that characterized eac... Show More
  • Use of Anti-coagulants in Cancer Patients with Superficial Thrombophlebitis to Prevent Pulmonary Embolism

    Pratikkumar Vekaria, Mansi Satasia, Tejas Raiyani, Rekha Rao, Chandrika Raiyani, Kevin Dan Phillips

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 3, September 2021
    Pages: 35-40
    Received: 20 September 2020
    Accepted: 12 July 2021
    Published: 21 July 2021
    DOI: 10.11648/j.wjmcr.20210203.12
    Abstract: Superficial thrombophlebitis (STP) is an inflammation of superficial veins with associated venous thrombosis. It is a benign condition usually and can be managed with a conservative approach with non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and warm compression. When STP is associated with high-risk medical conditions such as cancer and chemother... Show More
  • Combination Endoscopy Remove Esophageal Metal Foreign Body

    Tianyu Liu, Meiling Shu, Xiaoqi Long, Zheng Zou

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 3, September 2021
    Pages: 41-45
    Received: 17 July 2021
    Accepted: 27 July 2021
    Published: 2 August 2021
    DOI: 10.11648/j.wjmcr.20210203.13
    Abstract: Background: Esophageal foreign body (EFB) incarceration is a rare but devastating disorder. The most maximum risk is aortic injury. Most of the EFBs could be removed out by only one endoscopy with several accessories if there is no pierce to the aorta. Some EFBs removing needs multidisciplinary co-operation. Herein a case of successful removing by ... Show More
  • Use a Novel Hemoperfusion Cartridge Efferon LPS for Simultaneous Adsorption of Cytokines and Endotoxin in Septic Shock: A Case Report

    Mikhail Ivanovich Gromov, Ludmila Pavlovna Pivovarova, Irina Viktorovna Osipova, Olga Borisovna Ariskina, Alexey Valerievich Fedorov

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 3, September 2021
    Pages: 46-50
    Received: 27 July 2021
    Accepted: 17 August 2021
    Published: 27 August 2021
    DOI: 10.11648/j.wjmcr.20210203.14
    Abstract: A patient (age 75, male) with diffuse peritonitis (cecum rupture resulted from tumor obturation) was hospitalized and underwent emergency surgery. He was hypotensive (norepinephrine 0.56 mg/kg*min) and exhibited multiple organ failure syndrome (SOFA=10), so a septic shock diagnosis was concluded. Standard of care treatment didn’t result in improvem... Show More
  • Squamous Cell Lung Cancer in a Non-smoking Woman: A Case Report with Review of the Literature

    Zongo Esdras, Khoaya Ayoub, Sidki Sanaa, Kaddouri Hajar, Talib Hatim, Chekrine Tarek, Bourhafour Mouna, Bouchbika Zineb, Benchakroun Nadia, Jouhadi Hassan, Sahraoui Souha, Karkouri Mehdi, Tawfik Nezha, Benider Abdellatif

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 3, September 2021
    Pages: 51-54
    Received: 31 July 2021
    Accepted: 16 August 2021
    Published: 27 August 2021
    DOI: 10.11648/j.wjmcr.20210203.15
    Abstract: Objective: The objective of this paper is to present, from a case, clinical parameters, imaging and anatomopathological assessments of the pulmonary squamous carcinomatous process in a non-smoking woman with a survival of more than 5 years. Case presentation: A 52-year-old patient who has had a pulmonary squamous carcinomatous process since 2014, r... Show More
  • Mature Cystic Teratoma in the Head of the Pancreas: An Unexpected Finding

    Juan Jose Andrade-Rojas, María José Lizardo-Thiebaud, Guillermo Andrade-Orozco, Leonel Contreras-Loera, Nelsy Liseth Garza-Hinojosa, Maria Guadalupe Jazmín De Anda-Gonzalez

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 3, September 2021
    Pages: 55-61
    Received: 13 August 2021
    Accepted: 24 August 2021
    Published: 31 August 2021
    DOI: 10.11648/j.wjmcr.20210203.16
    Abstract: Background: Teratomas are tumors that arise from germ cells in mature gonads and along the midline as extragonadal teratomas. The latter are infrequent, with few cases having been described in the pancreas. Objective: Our aim is to emphasize the importance of determining the histological features of extragonadal teratomas. Case presentation: We pre... Show More