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Injuries to the abdominal aorta as a result of blunt trauma in children are extremely rare. We encountered one such injury and a review of the literature revealed seven additional cases. Lower extremity ischemia, abdominal bruit, or paraplegia may suggest that diagnosis at the time of injury. Delayed presentations are characterized by abdominal pain or a(More)
Mirizzi syndrome has been defined in the literature as common bile duct obstruction resulting from calculi within Hartmann's pouch or cystic duct. We present a case of a 78-year-old female, who developed postcholecystectomy Mirizzi syndrome from a remnant cystic duct stone. Diagnosis of postcholecystectomy Mirizzi syndrome was made on endoscopic retrograde(More)
Pheochromocytoma is a rare catecholamine-secreting tumor derived from chromaffin cells. The diagnosis is usually suggested by classic history in a symptomatic patient, presence of a strong family history in a patient, or discovery of an incidental mass on imaging in an asymptomatic patient. Traumatic hemorrhage into an occult pheochromocytoma presenting as(More)
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