Cytological demonstration of microfilaria and adult worms often helps in diagnosis of asymptomatic filarial cases. But demonstration of microfilaria in cytological smears from upper extremity lesions is seldom reported. We are presenting a 32-year-old female patient with elongated, small subcutaneous swelling in the medial aspect of right lower arm.… (More)
A 73-year-old female treated with clopidogrel for vascular disease presented with sudden onset of back pain, urinary retention and paraplegia. MRI scans demonstrated a thoracolumbar epidural hematoma and the patient underwent emergency laminectomy for evacuation of the hematoma. A possible causal link between clopidogrel and occurrence of the hemorrhage is… (More)
An unusual case of massive oropharyngeal swelling and macroglossia occurring after cervical spine surgery performed on a patient in the prone position is described. Possible etiological factors are reviewed, and measures to prevent these complications are suggested.