The management of the bilateral internal carotid dissection clinical case presentation.

Conclusions: The successful treatment of this patient was the result of the collaboration between the neurology and neuroradiology departments.The first therapeutic option in carotid dissection has to be stenting, under certain conditions. PMID: 31803282 [PubMed]
Source: Journal of Medicine and Life - Category: General Medicine Tags: J Med Life Source Type: research

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Conclusion: This first published long-term follow-up of renal coloboma syndrome shows progressive posterior lens opacities, axial myopia, and band keratopathy with only a small decline in visual function over time.
Source: Retinal Cases and Brief Reports - Category: Opthalmology Tags: Case Report Source Type: research
Publication date: August 2019Source: Revista Portuguesa de Cardiologia (English Edition), Volume 38, Issue 8Author(s): Beatriz Saldanha Santos, Maria João FerreiraAbstractNon-invasive assessment of ischemic heart disease remains a challenging task, even with a large armory of diagnostic modalities. Positron emission tomography (PET) is an advanced radionuclide technique that has been available for decades. Originally used as a research tool that contributed to advances in the understanding of cardiovascular pathophysiology, it is now becoming established in clinical practice and is increasingly used in the diagnosis...
Source: Revista Portuguesa de Cardiologia - Category: Cardiology Source Type: research
Rationale: Pulmonary embolisms (PEs) are caused by emboli, which mostly originate from deep venous thrombi that travel to and suddenly block the pulmonary arteries. The emboli are usually thrombi, and right atrial myxoma emboli are rare. Patient concerns: A 55-year-old man presented with shortness of breath and syncope. We proceeded with computed tomography pulmonary angiography (CTPA) and transthoracic echocardiogram (TTE), the results of which suggested that the diagnosis was a right atrial mass. Diagnosis: A definitive diagnosis compatible with a right atrial myxoma (RAM) with tumoral pulmonary emboli after surg...
Source: Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Research Article: Clinical Case Report Source Type: research
We present a case of complex concomitant occurrence of a CSA and a CCA complicated with delay aneurysmal rupture (DAR) resulting in carotid cavernous fistula (CCF) after our initial treatment of the patient with pipeline embolization devices (PLEDs) Patient Concerns: We present a 64-year old female who we admitted at our institution due to one-year history of double vision. Neurological examinations were unremarkable. Diagnosis: Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and computer tomography (CT)-scan revealed dual aneurysms on the ICA. Digital subtracting angiogram (DSA) confirmed a small CSA and a large CCA on the right I...
Source: Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Research Article: Clinical Case Report Source Type: research
We describe a previously healthy 11-month-old female infant with nondepressed skull fracture who developed increased ICP in the absence of intracranial changes on imaging. Funduscopic examination revealed unilateral papilledema, and opening pressure on lumbar puncture was elevated at 35 cm of H2O. Computed tomography scan demonstrated a nondepressed occipital bone fracture. However, further imaging, including magnetic resonance imaging with angiogram/venogram, did not reveal any intracranial abnormalities. In particular, there was no evidence of sinus venous thrombosis. Given her presentation and signs of increased ICP, sh...
Source: Pediatric Emergency Care - Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Illustrative Cases Source Type: research
A 26-year-old female patient referred to our emergency service with complaint of increase headache and swelling of the left upper eye led. External examination of the head revealed left frontal scalp and left eye led swelling, which was soft and pulsatile. Brain computed tomography (CT) scan and magnetic resonance imaging showed left frontal soft tissue and left periorbital swelling with crowded left intraorbital contents. Brain CT angiography showed vascular mass lesion in the left frontal subcutaneous lesion. Six-vessel cerebral angiography showed left frontal scalp arteriovenous malformation (AVM) supplied from the righ...
Source: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery - Category: Surgery Tags: Technical Strategies Source Type: research
Conclusions: In this report, we describe a rare case of ALL with HCC, located in the left subphrenic area, especially which was supplied by the branch of left hepatic artery has rarely been described. The clinical presentation, radiological features are described in the literature.
Source: Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Research Article: Clinical Case Report Source Type: research
Duplex ultrasound examination, computed tomography scans, and magnetic resonance angiography have traditionally been used as noninvasive methods to assess carotid stenosis severity. The degree of stenosis in asymptomatic patients has often been used as the main criterion to assess risk for plaque embolization and stroke. There has been an effort to find alternate methods to assess vulnerable plaques. This has included many modalities, including magnetic resonance imaging and other ultrasound techniques.
Source: Journal of Vascular Surgery - Category: Surgery Authors: Tags: Invited commentary Source Type: research
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Source: International Journal of Hyperthermia - Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Int J Hyperthermia Source Type: research
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Source: Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Research Article: Clinical Case Report Source Type: research
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