A very rare case of eosinophilic mastitis
ConclusionThis report presents the successful treatment of an isolated case of eosinophilic mastitis solely using anti-allergic drugs. (Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports)
Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports - July 21, 2018 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

Asymptomatic herniation of ureter in the routine inguinal hernia: a dangerous trap for general surgeons
CONCLUSIONMany ureteral inguinal hernias reported in the literature have been on renal transplant patients, while rarely on native kidneys. This case suggests no inguinal hernia repair is routine. Awareness of this anomaly is important, to avoid ureteral injury during herniorrhaphy. (Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports)
Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports - July 20, 2018 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

Lipoma of the fossa femoralis mimicking a femoral hernia. Report of 2 cases
ConclusionsThe clinical and histological features evidenced could result helpful in the differentiation of a lipomatous mass of the femoral fossa from a genuine femoral hernia. (Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports)
Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports - July 19, 2018 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

Labial repositioning using polymethylmethracylate (PMMA)-based cement for esthetic smile rehabilitation—A case report
The objective of this case report was to describe a lip repositioning technique using polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA)-based bone cement for esthetic smile rehabilitation.Case reportA 23-year-old female attended the Esthetic Dentistry Clinic of our institute, reporting dissatisfaction with her smile, due to the size of her teeth and the amount of gingiva exposed when smiling. A rehabilitation planning was designed, which was performed with periodontal surgical intervention to fill the subnasal depression with PMMA-based bone cement. After crown lengthening, the PMMA-based bone cement was prepared with gentamicin in a sterile ...
Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports - July 18, 2018 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

Morel-Lavallée lesion in a 12-month-old child: A Case Report and Literature Review
ConclusionThe Morel-Lavallée lesion is a rare finding in children involved in high impact trauma and prompt intervention is crucial to prevent complications. Image-guided drainage is a rational management approach with excellent outcomes. (Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports)
Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports - July 13, 2018 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

Adenosquamous carcinoma of the right colon: A case report and review of the literature
ConclusionAdenosquamous carcinoma is a malignant tumor with poorer prognosis than adenocacinomas. (Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports)
Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports - July 12, 2018 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

An adult presentation of midgut volvulus secondary to intestinal malrotation: a case report and literature review
ConclusionThis case reinforces the importance of maintaining a high index of suspicion and closely monitoring patients presenting with non-specific abdominal pain, to allow early recognition and management of this rare cause of the deteriorating surgical patient. (Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports)
Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports - July 12, 2018 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

Stent graft placement for an incidental finding of hepatic artery pseudoaneurysm post hepatectomy, a case report and literature review
ConclusionStent graft placement post hepatic artery pseudo-aneurysm is safe and effective; however its complications should be evaluated with multidisciplinary team. (Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports)
Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports - July 12, 2018 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

Surgical management of wide intrabony defect underlying midline diastema using Whale’s tail flap technique: A Case Report
ConclusionThis lead to significant improvement of the hard and soft tissue contour as well as it recreated a functional reattachment which was documented up to 12 months postoperatively. (Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports)
Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports - July 12, 2018 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

Retrograde Thyroidectomy for preservation of the External Branch of the Superior Laryngeal Nerve: A case series
ConclusionRetrograde thyroidectomy is recommended for large MNG where the EBSLN lies well below the upper pole; it minimizes risk to the nerve. (Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports)
Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports - July 11, 2018 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

A very rare case of renal cell carcinoma metastasis to spermatic cord and a condensed literature review
ConclusionOur case is of great interest, since such cases are very few in the international literature. Therefore the presentation of this case as well as its implications should be made to the global surgery community. (Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports)
Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports - July 11, 2018 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

Aggressive ossifying fibroma of right ethmoidal sinus: A case report
ConclusionOssifying fibroma is a rare lesion found in the head and neck area and it is unusual to be found in the paranasal sinuses. Thus crucial attention to the clinical, radiographical and histopathological examination should be taken for more accurate diagnosis and thus appropriate management. (Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports)
Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports - July 11, 2018 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

Simultaneous peritoneal and retroperitoneal splenosis mimics metastatic right adrenal mass
ConclusionLarge right adrenal incidentalomas present with other abdominal, peritoneal masses could be splenosis in patient following post-traumatic splenectomy. (Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports)
Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports - July 11, 2018 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

Synchronous triple squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus
ConclusionIn presence of squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus, propedeutics should be carefully performed in order to verify the occurrence of other synchronous tumors in the esophagus and other organs, mainly head and neck and bronchial regions. (Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports)
Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports - July 11, 2018 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

Bizarre calcaneal spur: A case report
ConclusionThis case confirms that the length of calcaneal spurs, even extremely long ones, is not associated with the pathology of plantar fasciitis and that surgical treatment is not necessary. (Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports)
Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports - July 11, 2018 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

A case report of an incidental Brenner tumor found after resection of a large ovarian mucinous neoplasm
ConclusionFurther investigation is required to determine whether associated Brenner tumors found during frozen section are more highly associated with malignancy and could therefore change intraoperative and overall decision making. (Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports)
Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports - July 11, 2018 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

Gall stone ileus: Unfamiliar cause of bowel obstruction. Case report and literature review
Discussion and conclusionManagement of gallstone ileus is mainly surgical. Delay in detection and treatment of gallstone ileus may result in significant morbidity and mortality. The choice of surgical option is influenced by the preoperative medical status of the patient. A literature review generally supports the employment of enterolithotomy in high-risk patients and reserving cholecystectomy and resection of the fistula for less comorbid patients with feasible anatomy. (Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports)
Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports - July 11, 2018 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

Sigmoid gallstone ileus: A case report and literature review in Japan
Discussion and conclusionThe surgical treatment of gallstone ileus remains controversial. For postoperative infection control, one-stage operation can be considered for patients with gallstone ileus associated with cholecystocolonic fistula. (Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports)
Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports - July 11, 2018 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

A case of De Garengeot’s hernia with acute appendicitis and literature review
ConclusionAcute appendicitis within femoral hernia should be included in differential diagnosis of patients presenting with clinical signs of an incarcerated femoral hernia and prompt surgical treatment is essential in order to avoid severe complications. (Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports)
Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports - July 11, 2018 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

Laparoscopic herniorrhaphy of bilateral inguinal herniae and an incidental Spigelian hernia with intra corporeal suturing of the Spigelian hernia neck: A case report
ConclusionSpigelian herniae are rare with non specific symptoms. We present the first case report of a laparoscopic repair of bilateral inguinal herniae and a left sided Spigelian hernia with intra-corporeal suturing of the Spigelian hernia neck. (Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports)
Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports - July 11, 2018 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

Bilateral pulmonary embolism after arthroscopic anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: A case report
ConclusionAlthough anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction is a common and safe procedure performed on a daily basis, unexpected complications may occur. One of these is venous thromboembolism which may be fatal. (Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports)
Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports - July 11, 2018 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

Extraskeletal chondroma walling the temporomandibular joint: Report of a rare case and review of the literature
This report describes a rare case of extraskeletal chondroma surrounding the temporomandibular joint of a 55-year-old female patient.Discussion and conclusionDiagnosis of extraskeletal chondroma is challenging since tissue swelling, diagnostic imaging and even histopathological features may be misleading for other joint or gland pathologies. (Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports)
Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports - July 11, 2018 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

The first case of osteoma of the mandibular notch located both medially and laterally and treated with a transoral endoscopy assisted approach. A case report
ConclusionAmong the cases of osteoma in the literature, only six originated in the mandibular notch, but this is the only that was both medially and laterally located. (Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports)
Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports - July 11, 2018 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

Rare case of sacrococcygeal tuberculosis mimicking as an anal fistula
ConclusionThis case highlights the importance of considering tuberculosis as a diagnosis if the unusual sites are involved. (Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports)
Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports - July 11, 2018 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

Massive intraperitoneal free air induced by pneumothorax and pneumomediastinum
ConclusionWe herein described a case of PP that occurred after mechanical ventilation in a patient with multiple injuries, but which did not originate from perforation of the gastrointestinal tract. It is most likely that the PP had an intrathoracic cause. (Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports)
Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports - July 11, 2018 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

Paget-Schroetter syndrome as a result of 1st rib stress fracture due to gym activity presenting with Urschel’s sign – A case report and review of literature
ConclusionIn addition to the unusual location in the left upper extremity in our case, the absence of common etiologic factors makes our case of Paget-Schroetter Syndrome a very unique one. This case report aims to discuss the common causes of PSS in order to raise a high index of suspicion in certain groups of patients. This will allow early identification and avoidance of catastrophic outcomes such as pulmonary embolism and stroke. (Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports)
Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports - July 11, 2018 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

Laparoscopic treatment of an infected urachalcyst and diverticulum in a young adult: Presentation of a case and review of the literature
ConclusionUrachal anomalies in adulthood are rare, with a nonspecific presentation. However, identifying a urachal anomaly is important because of the increased risk for infection and neoplastic differentiation. The laparoscopic approach is safe and patients recover rapidly. (Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports)
Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports - July 11, 2018 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

Neuroendocrine carcinoma arising in a tailgut cyst
DiscussionThis condition can be found at any age, but occurs especially among middle-aged women. Not only is it frequently misdiagnosed, but also several complications associated to the cyst have been reported such as infection and malignant transformation. This is why complete surgical excision of the tailgut cyst is currently recommended. (Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports)
Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports - July 11, 2018 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES) in mesenteric leiomyosarcoma: A case report
ConclusionPatient’s symptoms disappeared after resection of the tumor, suggesting a renin production cessation. (Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports)
Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports - July 11, 2018 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

Bilateral intra-abdominal testicular tumor: Case report
ConclusionSurgical exploration and adjuvant chemotherapy seems as a reasonable treatment option in the setting of bilateral intra-abdominal testis tumor in an adult patient. (Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports)
Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports - July 11, 2018 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

A rare case of pelvic pain caused by Herlyn-Werner-Wunderlich Syndrome in an adult: A case report
ConclusionRarely, HWWs causes an acute pelvic pain with secondary cystic mass finding. Surgery aimed to release obstruction will improve this symptom. (Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports)
Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports - July 11, 2018 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

Hypersensitivity to orthopaedic implant manifested as erythroderma: Timing of implant removal
ConclusionDespite the concerns regarding implant survival in hypersensitivity cases, the decision whether the implant should be removed or replaced should be based on the time and condition of the fracture healing process. (Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports)
Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports - July 11, 2018 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

Laparoscopic repair with cone-shaped mesh implantation for perineal hernia occurred after laparoscopic abdominoperineal resection
ConclusionOur technique utilizing a large, lightweight, synthetic mesh can be practical and useful for perineal hernia repair after laparoscopic APR. (Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports)
Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports - July 11, 2018 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

Handlebar hernia - A rare complication from blunt trauma
ConclusionDespite being a rare entity, handlebar hernias should be suspected when significant blunt force is applied to the abdominal wall from a handle bar injury. They may not be obvious on physical examination and therefore further imaging is often important. Management involves prompt surgical repair to prevent complications. (Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports)
Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports - July 11, 2018 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

Successful treatment of hepatic gas gangrene by open drainage: A case report and review of the Japanese literature
ConclusionAll survival cases of hepatic gas gangrene were treated by laparotomy drainage, thus immediate laparotomy seems essential to prevent a fatal outcome. (Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports)
Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports - July 11, 2018 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

Perforated diverticulitis in the setting of ulcerative colitis: An unusual case report
ConclusionAlthough diverticulitis in the setting of UC is an uncommon presentation, it remains important for medical practitioners to consider this scenario when encountering patients who may present in a similar fashion. As such, we put forth a process to aid in a diagnosis and management such that definitive care may not be delayed. (Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports)
Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports - July 11, 2018 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

Pseudolymphoma with atrophic parenchyma of the liver: Report of a case
ConclusionThe present case may contribute to clarify the pathophysiology of this entity. (Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports)
Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports - July 11, 2018 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

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Publication date: 2018Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports, Volume 48Author(s): (Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports)
Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports - July 11, 2018 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

Neoadjuvant crizotinib in ALK-rearranged inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor of the urinary bladder: A case report
ConclusionNeoadjuvant crizotinib therapy may be effective for large, locally advanced, and difficult to resect tumors. (Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports)
Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports - July 11, 2018 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

Pancreaticoduodenal arcades as salvage route for transarterial embolization of life-threatening hepatic hemorrhage in patients with severe celiac axis stenosis: Case series
ConclusionEndovascular management of massive hepatic hemorrhage in cases of inaccessibility to hepatic arteries through CA is a highly challenging situation in which the technical success depends on the operator experience, choice of the material and anatomical knowledge of hepatic arterial collateral supply. (Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports)
Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports - July 11, 2018 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

Laparoscopic surgery for a Bochdalek hernia triggered by pregnancy in an adult woman: A case report
ConclusionLaparoscopic surgery can be safely performed on adults with BH without complications. (Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports)
Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports - July 11, 2018 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

An enigmatic case presentation of Budd-Chiari syndrome with pulmonary embolism: An unusual syndrome with an uncommon complication
ConclusionAdding pulmonary embolism to the list of complications associated with Budd–Chiari syndrome is highly suggested, regardless of having predisposing condition(s). (Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports)
Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports - July 11, 2018 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

Bilateral breast calciphylaxis in a patient who survived earlier extensive tissue necrosis 5 years previously: A case report
ConclusionA multidisciplinary treatment approach including hyperparathyroidectomy, modified hemodialysis and wound treatment is recommended. There is limited evidence for surgical intervention. (Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports)
Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports - July 11, 2018 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

Liver resection for metastases of tracheal adenoid cystic carcinoma: Report of two cases
Publication date: 2018Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports, Volume 48Author(s): Shintaro Hashimoto, Yorihisa Sumida, Shuichi Tobinaga, Hideo Wada, Kouki Wakata, Takashi Nonaka, Masaki Kunizaki, Shigekazu Hidaka, Naoe Kinoshita, Terumitsu Sawai, Takeshi NagayasuAbstractIntroductionTracheal adenoid cystic carcinoma (ACC) is rare and accounts for
Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports - July 11, 2018 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

Primary lymphoma of appendix presenting as acute appendicitis: A case report
ConclusionPrimary appendiceal lymphoma is rare and there are no clear guidelines for therapy. Primary surgical resection followed by post-operative chemotherapy showed high efficacy. The histopathological examination of all appendectomy is essential. (Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports)
Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports - July 11, 2018 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

Congenital diaphragmatic disease: An unusual presentation in adulthood. Case report
ConclusionThe correct development of the diaphragm is essential for the neighboring organs. The observed clinical pattern could be related to a partial modification of neural crest cell detachment or migration, which could be responsible for bowel and diaphragm defects, even though it was not included in typical neural crest cell syndromes. Further researches should be performed in order to define the sporadic or syndromic source of these multiorgan defects. (Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports)
Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports - July 11, 2018 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

High-voltage electrical injury complicated by compartment syndrome and acute kidney injury with successful limb salvage: A case report and review of the literature
ConclusionPatients with electrical injuries have several unique acute manifestations that differ from other burns. Prognosticating outcomes is difficult, as the full scale of damage is seldom immediately evident. Multiple organ systems are often affected, which makes the treatment of such patients exceptionally challenging, multi-disciplinary and resource-intensive. (Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports)
Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports - July 11, 2018 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

Late presentation of ectopia vesica with malignant transformation. A case report and review
ConclusionDespite the plethora of congenital malformation and advanced malignancy, surgical excision and diversion with adjuvant chemo-radiation provided a good palliation for this patient. (Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports)
Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports - July 11, 2018 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

Open surgery for aneurysms of the splenic artery at the hilum of the spleen: Report of three cases
ConclusionSurgical excision and splenectomy, through a short subcostal incision, remains a viable option of treatment for hilar SAA. (Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports)
Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports - July 11, 2018 Category: Surgery Source Type: research

Presentation of a large jejunal artery aneurysm: Management and review of the literature
ConclusionJAAs are extremely rare and constitute only 1% of all visceral aneurysms. They are a life-threatening condition. (Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports)
Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports - July 11, 2018 Category: Surgery Source Type: research