CASE report: Acute hepatic failure secondary to metastatic LIVER’S infiltration by upper tract urothelial carcinoma

CONCLUSIONThe authors suggest that this condition should be taken into account when dealing with patients with evidence of a renal mass and simultaneous ALF.
Source: Annals of Medicine and Surgery - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

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Conclusion: Cholestasis resulting from primary duodenal papillary carcinoma is rare in pediatric patients but should be considered in the differential diagnosis.
Source: Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Research Article: Clinical Case Report Source Type: research
Conclusion Pancreatic metastasis of lung cancer is rare and the prognosis is poor. Chemotherapy can prolong survival significantly. Local radiotherapy of the pancreas may alleviate local symptoms, improve quality of life, facilitate further systemic chemotherapy for patients to prolong survival. Patients with symptoms related to pancreatic metastases can benefit from the comprehensive treatment of chemotherapy combined with local pancreatic radiotherapy. DOI: 10.3779/j.issn.1009-3419.2019.04.05
Source: Chinese Journal of Lung Cancer - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
ConclusionsGallbladder NEC showed no noticeably specific features, and the diagnosis relied on the pathological and immunohistochemistrical results. For T1N0M0 gallbladder NEC, cholecystectomy might be enough. For patients in a late stage, the management of combined therapies might be optimal.
Source: European Journal of Medical Research - Category: Research Source Type: research
Authors: Ma B, Liu X, Yu Z Abstract OBJECTIVE: To investigate the effects of high intensity focused ultrasound on liver function, tumor markers and survival rate of hepatocellular carcinoma patients. METHODS: Ninety six cases with primary liver cancer patients, consisting of 66 males and 30 females, were enrolled in this study and treated with high intensity focused ultrasound combined with stereotactic segmentation dose radiation, low frequency for 10 times, followed by analysis of KPS score of liver cancer, Child-Pugh, grading and staging of liver cancer, 3 months, 6 months, 1 ye...
Source: Cancer Biomarkers - Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cancer Biomark Source Type: research
​BY GREGORY TAYLOR, DO, &SHERIF EL-ALAYLI, DOA 60-year-old man with a significant history of alcohol abuse, metastatic hepatocellular carcinoma, and cirrhosis presented to the emergency department complaining of vomiting up bright red blood. The patient was reportedly supposed to have an esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) six months earlier but failed to follow up.He had two episodes of melena the night before and two episodes of hematemesis that morning. He was also experiencing fatigue, weakness, and abdominal pain, which he described as achy and localized to the epigastric region. He had refused treatment for his he...
Source: The Case Files - Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Blog Posts Source Type: research
ConclusionsLaparoscopic cysto-cholecystostomy is a simpler and more physiological surgical alternative for managing HC with biliary communication and CIHD.
Source: World Journal of Surgery - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: Sorafenib therapy was well-tolerated and provided about 3 months longer median OS in our patients with advanced HCC than those treated with BSC alone.
Source: Indian Journal of Cancer - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Source Type: research
LITFL • Life in the Fast Lane Medical Blog LITFL • Life in the Fast Lane Medical Blog - Emergency medicine and critical care medical education blog aka Tropical Travel Trouble 005 Guest Post: Dr Branden Skarpiak – Global Health Fellow, Department of Emergency Medicine. UT Health San Antonio A 35 year old male presents to your emergency room for right upper quadrant pain that has gotten worse over the last 2-3 days. He also describes associated nausea, vomiting, and fevers. He denies other abdominal pain, or change in his bowel or bladder habits. His wife notes that he has started to “look more yellow...
Source: Life in the Fast Lane - Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Tags: Clinical Cases Tropical Medicine amebic amoeba amoebiasis amoebic dysentery amoebic liver abscess bloody diarrhoea e.dispar e.histolytica entamoeba histolytica Source Type: blogs
Conclusion Preoperative surgical approach should consider CBD exploration on an individual basis for underlying obstructive biliary tumor thrombus.
Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
Discussion It is estimated that 180 million people worldwide are infected with Hepatitis C (HCV) which includes ~11 million children. In the United States it is estimated that there were 30,500 acute HCV cases in 2014, and 2.7-3.9 million people with chronic HCV. Many infections are not identified. It is estimated that “…only 5-15% of HCV-infected children in the United States are identified.” Problems associated with HCV include acute hepatitis (including fever, malaise, dark-urine, abdominal pain, jaundice, appetite loss, nausea, emesis, clay-colored stools), acute fulminant hepatitis (not common in c...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - Category: Pediatrics Authors: Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news
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