Amro M Salem

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Muscular hernias in the lower limb are a rare entity that have seldom been described in the literature, to the extent that the seminal paper on the subject remains a case series from 1929. Here, we present a case of tibialis anterior muscle hernia and discuss the aetiology behind the same. Furthermore, we attempt to amalgamate existing knowledge to provide(More)
To cite: ElGendy K, AlSuwailem M, Salem A. BMJ Case Rep Published online: [please include Day Month Year] doi:10.1136/ bcr-2014-206364 DESCRIPTION A 70-year-old woman presented with acute onset of bleeding per rectum and constipation with no history of previous illness. Examination revealed fresh bleeding per rectum with a low lying rectal mass protruding(More)
We describe a case which had ongoing sepsis, despite adequate incision and drainage performed for an ischorectal abscess. The patient was then noted to have an ascending infection reaching the extraperitoneal space of the abdominal cavity. The case reported required multiple episodes of drainage along with lower midline incision for deep-situated abscess.(More)
To cite: ElGendy K, Salem A. BMJ Case Rep Published online: [please include Day Month Year] doi:10.1136/bcr-2014204012 DESCRIPTION An 82-year-old man presented with a change in bowel habits and bleeding per rectum with no history of any associated comorbidities. On examination, there was palpable thickening of the rectum. Investigations showed normal(More)
To cite: ElGendy K, Salem A. BMJ Case Rep Published online: [please include Day Month Year] doi:10.1136/bcr-2014206365 DESCRIPTION A 17-year-old girl was referred to the colorectal surgery unit with a history of multiple hospital admissions due to recurrent abdominal pain, lower gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding and severe anaemia with haemoglobin reaching a(More)
Abdominal actinomycosis is a rare disease caused by different anaerobic Actinomyces species. We report the case of a 55-year-old woman who presented with a painless, slow growing, left upper abdominal mass that developed after a laparoscopic cholecystectomy. A CT scan and MRI of the abdomen revealed a desmoid tumour of the left rectus abdominis(More)
Introduction: Percutaneous endoscopic colostomy (PEC) is a minimally invasive variation of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy that can be offered to patients who may not be ideal candidates for surgery, or in whom surgery may be inappropriate for other reasons. Case Report: A 61-year-old male with multiple comorbidities, presented with a one-week history(More)
INTRODUCTION The aim of this study is to evaluate the outcome of introduction of early surgery in the course of isolated ileocecal Crohn's disease, where there is no absolute indication of surgery. METHODS Observational study involving patients with isolated ileocecal Crohn's disease who underwent early surgical resection (within one year of the(More)
S fibrous tumors (SFT) are uncommon spindle cell neoplasms generally associated with serosal surfaces especially the pleura. Recently, these tumors have been documented in a number of extra pleural sites.1-5Extra-serosal examples are becoming recognized.6 In this report the case of a SFT arising from omentum is described. The diagnosis of SFT was not made(More)