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BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES 1,1'-Dimethyl-4,4'-bipyridinium dichloride (Paraquat) poisoning remains a significant global health problem. Despite noteworthy research and clinical efforts worldwide in the last few decades, little improvement has been made in reducing fatality from Paraquat poisoning with conventional treatment strategies. We herein report a(More)
Acute appendicitis secondary to hernia incarceration presenting as scrotal swelling is exceptionally rare in neonates. We report a neonate who presented with tender swelling in the right scrotum. Ultrasonography detected features of a rare Amyand's hernia. Surgical exploration and histopathological examination confirmed the diagnosis.
A 47-year-old woman presented with shortness of breath and edema of lower limbs for 3 months. Echocardiography showed an iso-echoic lesion in the right atrium and IVC (Fig. 1a), while CT revealed an intensely enhanced mass in the region above (Fig. 1b and c). Debulking was successfully completed and histo-pathologic diagnosis is consistent with angiofibroma(More)
Spontaneous hemoperitoneum (SP) is defined as the presence of blood within the peritoneal cavity that is unrelated to trauma. Although there is a vast array of etiologies for SP, primary hepatocellular carcinoma and hepatic adenoma are considered to be the most common causes. Hepatic metastatic tumor associated with spontaneous rupture is rare. SP from(More)
A 29-year old female with a history of isolated patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) ligation 14 years back, complained of increasing shortness of breath on exertion and hoarseness for 6 years. Chest radiography revealed a widened mediastinum (Fig. 1A). Computed tomography (CT) angiography showed a ductal pseudoaneurysm and pulmonary arterial dilatation (Fig. 1B(More)
A 69-year-old man complaining of sudden swallowing difficulty and back pain for 2 weeks was admitted to our hospital. There was no chest pain or shortness of breath. The physical examination was unremarkable. The hematologic and biochemical profiles were normal. A barium study showed marked extrinsic compression of the distal esophagus (Fig 1A).(More)
A 57-year old woman presented with intermittent swallowing discomfort for 3 months. A computed tomography (CT) angiography showed a mediastinal bronchial arterial aneurysm, a widening of the bronchial artery tortuously, a right hilar mass and anomalous communication between the bronchial and pulmonary arteries (Fig. 1A–D). The patient declined all invasive(More)