Ali Coskun

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BACKGROUND Solid pseudopapillary neoplasia (SPN) of the pancreas is an extremely rare epithelial tumor of low malignant potential. SPN accounts for less than 1% to 2% of exocrine pancreatic tumors. The aim of this study is to report our experience with SPN of the pancreas. It includes a summary of the current literature to provide a reference for the(More)
BACKGROUND Entrapped anorectal foreign bodies are being encountered more frequently in clinical practice. Although entrapped foreign bodies are most often related to sexual behavior, they can also result from ingestion or sexual assault. METHODS Between 1999 and 2009, 15 patients with foreign bodies in the rectum were diagnosed and treated, at Izmir(More)
PURPOSE Appendectomy applied from the diagnosis of acute appendicitis is one the most common operations in surgery. The rates of negative appendectomy are still high. The rates of negative appendectomy in males and females differ and are higher in females. In our study, these differences, particularly in females, were studied and possible solutions were(More)
INTRODUCTION Hypertriglyceridaemia (HT)-induced pancreatitis rarely occurs unless triglyceride levels exceed 1000 mg/dl. Hypertriglyceridaemia over 1,000 mg/dl can provoke acute pancreatitis (AP) and its persistence can worsen the clinical outcome. In contrast, a rapid decrease in triglyceride level is beneficial. Insulin-stimulated lipoprotein lipase is(More)
INTRODUCTION Although all studies have reported that laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) is a safe and effective treatment for acute cholecystitis, the optimal timing for the procedure is still the subject of some debate. AIM This retrospective analysis of a prospective database was aimed at comparing early with delayed LC for acute cholecystitis. (More)
Endometriosis is an ectopic endometrium, commonplaced in the female. But its occurence in the man is mysterious. In the literature two cases of endometriosis in men have occured following surgery. 1 The present case is the first reported arising in the inguinal region, near the ductus deference. Forty-nine years old man was presented to hospital with left(More)
BACKGROUND Brunner's gland adenoma (BGA) is a rare benign duodenal tumour proliferating from Brunner's glands. Here, we present a giant BGA leading to anaemia, with its clinical, endoscopic, radiological, surgical and pathological findings. CASE REPORT A 48-year-old Turkish man complained of a six months history of vague epigastric discomfort, loss of(More)
BACKGROUND Penile metastases are rare and usually secondary to genitourinary and colorectal cancer. CASE REPORT We present a case of a 77-year-old man with penile metastasis who was operated for rectal carcinoma. He was referred to our clinic for penile ulcerous lesion, semierectile penis and voiding dysfunction. Imaging studies showed nodular lesion at(More)
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