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BACKGROUND Ainhum and pseudoainhum are the conditions identified by the presence of a constriction band, usually over the extremities. CASE DETAILS We report a case of pseudoainhum in a Caucasian female with underlying chronic lower limb peripheral arterial disease (PAD). The management of pseudoainhum in patients with PAD is discussed. CONCLUSION… (More)
BACKGROUND In patients with locally advanced or low rectal cancers, long-course chemoradiotherapy (LCCRT) is recommended prior to surgical management.1 The need for restaging afterwards has been questioned as it may be difficult to interpret imaging due to local tissue effects of chemoradiotherapy. The purpose of this study was to determine if restaging… (More)
KEY CLINICAL MESSAGE We describe the case of a wandering spleen complicated by volvulus and demonstrate the role of radiology and urgent intervention in managing this rare but potentially fatal condition.
We report the case of a transverse-sigmoid colon knot, a rare cause of large bowel obstruction. There have been no previous documented reports of a transverse-sigmoid colon knot in the literature. Early surgical exploration in this case prevented progression to strangulation of the bowel and gangrene, which avoided the need for resection. Case Report: A… (More)