Alhad R Dhebri

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CONTEXT Pancreaticopleural fistula is seen in acute and chronic pancreatitis or after traumatic or surgical disruption of the pancreatic duct. Surgery leads to healing in 80-90% of cases but carries a mortality of up to 10%. AIM Our aim was to assess the management of pancreaticopleural fistula on a specialist pancreatic Unit. METHODS Patients(More)
BACKGROUND Pancreatoblastoma is a rare tumour mainly presenting in childhood but also in adults. OBJECTIVES The aim was to determine the clinical course of pancreatoblastoma by an analysis of reported cases. METHODS Patients with pancreatoblastoma were identified from Medline and combined with patients identified from the Royal Liverpool University(More)
Fires and explosions in the operating theatre are rare events, but are devastating in terms of structural damage to the equipment in theatres and to human lives. Fuel, oxygen, and source of ignition are the three factors causing explosion. Explosion during emergency laparotomy for perforated bowel has not been reported in the literature. In the case(More)
A 38-year-old man presented to clinic with recurrent right iliac fossa pain from a young age; three episodes of which required hospital admission. He was otherwise well with no associated symptoms. In view of persistent pain and recurrent admissions a CT scan was arranged which showed a dilated retrocaecal appendix suggesting recurrent appendicitis. Further(More)
INTRODUCTION Sebaceous gland tumours are rare and their presence should be considered as a marker for Muir-Torre Syndrome, alerting to search for an occult malignancy. CASE PRESENTATION A 43-year-old Caucasian female patient underwent excision of a sebaceous cyst. Histopathology confirmed a sebaceous carcinoma. Further investigations revealed multiple(More)
Invasive lobular carcinoma (ILC) of breast is known to present with atypical clinical findings in the breast, making it difficult to diagnose. It is also known to have unusual sites of metastases arising de novo or in patients treated for known ILC. Skin lesion in axilla could be a cutaneous metastasis from ILC or ILC in ectopic breast tissue (EBT). We(More)
Dermoid cysts are typically known to occur in the midline, near the lines of embryonic fusion, from trapped ectodermal tissue. They are very rare in the gastrointestinal tract, and only a few cases of dermoid cyst in the caecum and ileum have been reported in the literature. In our case, a dermoid cyst was found in the transverse colon, which has not been(More)
Intracystic papillary carcinoma (IPC) of the breast is a rare malignant tumour, found mainly but not exclusively in elderly women. IPC may be asymptomatic or presents with a palpable mass or blood-stained nipple discharge. The tumour is encysted within a dilated duct with arborisation of the fibrovascular stroma and contains nodules of papillary carcinoma(More)
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