Conor D Marron

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BACKGROUND Protein S deficiency is an inherited cause of thrombophilia. We present the second reported case in the literature of a man developing testicular infarction secondary to protein S deficiency. CASE PRESENTATION A 63 year old man presented with sudden onset of pain in his left hemi-scrotum. Despite oral warfarin therapy the plasma INR was only(More)
BACKGROUND Ankle pain and swelling following sports injuries are common presenting complaints to the accident and emergency department. Frequently these are diagnosed as musculoskeletal injuries, even when no definitive cause is found. Vascular injuries following trauma are uncommon and are an extremely rare cause of ankle swelling and pain. These injuries(More)
BACKGROUND Necrotising Fasciitis is a life threatening soft tissue infection which requires aggressive, early surgical management. CASE PRESENTATION We present a rare case of a retroperitoneal perforation of a carcinoma of the caecum presenting as a necrotising fasciitis of the anterior abdominal wall. CONCLUSION This case highlights the importance of(More)
BACKGROUND Cystic tumours of the pancreas account for 5% of pancreatic neoplasms and are frequently misdiagnosed as pancreatic pseudocysts. The authors' experience of managing these tumours is presented here, highlighting the clinical presentation, diagnostic difficulties and operative treatment. METHODS This is a retrospective study of all patients(More)
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