World Journal of Medical Case Reports

Volume 3, Issue 2, June 2022

  • Prevalece and Topography Anatomy of Dilated Virchow-Robin Spaces

    Arlenin Espaillat, Manuel Encarnacion Ramirez, Rossi Barrientos, Renat Nurmukhametov, Ismael Peralta, Cesar Coats, Franklin Marmol, Oskaury Jimenez, Rafael Fermin, Santiago Valenzuela, Dilara Akkad

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 2, June 2022
    Pages: 11-20
    Received: 11 March 2022
    Accepted: 15 April 2022
    Published: 22 April 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.wjmcr.20220302.11
    Abstract: Virchow-Robin spaces are easily mistaken for resembling pathologies – lacunar infarcts, periventricular cystic leukomalacia, multiple sclerosis, and many others due to their imaging properties. We performed an observational study to determine the topographic distribution and prevalence of dilated Virchow-Robin spaces (dVRS) in patients undergoing m... Show More
  • A Case Report: Post COVID Immune Thrombocytopenia

    Faraz Waheed

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 2, June 2022
    Pages: 21-24
    Received: 26 February 2022
    Accepted: 22 April 2022
    Published: 28 April 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.wjmcr.20220302.12
    Abstract: Immune thrombocytopenia is a condition in which our body destroys its own platelets. It is characterized by platelet count less than 100,000/uL which can lead to easy bruising and bleeding. ITP can be primary or secondary. Secondary causes are diverse and include viral infections. The novel corona virus is known to affect mainly respiratory system ... Show More
  • Acute Lower Limb Ischemia in a Patient with COVID-19 and Septic Shock Requiring Amputation

    Adolfo Leyva-Alvizo, Cristina Villar-Canton, Alberto Riojas-Garza

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 2, June 2022
    Pages: 25-28
    Received: 12 April 2022
    Accepted: 26 April 2022
    Published: 10 May 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.wjmcr.20220302.13
    Abstract: Increased incidence of thromboembolic events in patients with severe COVID-19 infection has been documented. Acute limb ischemia as a complication in critically ill patients due to coagulopathy has been reported, worsening prognosis and increasing limb amputation rate. Delayed recognition could lead to irreversible ischemia and clinical deteriorati... Show More
  • Rare Case of Ruptured Live Tubal Ectopic Twin Pregnancy

    Shalini Malhotra, Safaa Khalil, Sweety Kumari

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 2, June 2022
    Pages: 29-32
    Received: 22 April 2022
    Accepted: 7 May 2022
    Published: 24 May 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.wjmcr.20220302.14
    Abstract: This article aims to report a rare case of a primigravida with live twin ectopic pregnancy at 12 weeks gestation, seen at Al Qassimi Women & Children Hospital, Sharjah, which was successfully diagnosed and managed upon arrival with no maternal morbidity. The patient presented in Emergency department with severe abdominal pain, by her dates she was ... Show More
  • Knowledge and Practice of Standard Precautions Among Health Care Workers Amidst COVID-19 in Public Secondary Health Facilities in Makurdi Metropolis, Nigeria

    Nguungwan Eunice Seer-Uke, Umar Dahiru, Andrew Aor Tyoakaa, Orfega Zwawua, Susan Sewuese Aondoaver

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 2, June 2022
    Pages: 33-37
    Received: 23 April 2022
    Accepted: 13 May 2022
    Published: 16 June 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.wjmcr.20220302.15
    Abstract: This study assessed the knowledge and practice of standard precautions among health care workers amidst COVID-19 in public secondary health facilities in Makurdi Metropolis, Benue State of Nigeria. Cross-sectional research design was used for the study. The sample for the study was one hundred and seventy-two (172) health workers in Makurdi metropo... Show More