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We present a case in which a pancreatic pseudocyst dissected into the right inguinal region, thus masquerading as an incarcerated right inguinal hernia. Computed tomography (CT) confirmed the diagnosis of a pseudocyst, and the patient was treated successfully with percutaneous drainage.
Involvement of the growth plate by a tumor or an injured growth plate during surgical procedures causes a discrepancy in the limb length. To address this problem,distraction osteogenesis is a well-established procedure for the treatment of defect and leg length discrepancy inviable bone tissues. We present the lengthening of an intercalary allograft… (More)
The aim of this report is to present the clinical result and efficacy of reverse lateral supramalleolar adipofascial flap and skin grafting for one stage soft tissue reconstruction of the foot and ankle joints. Reconstruction using a reverse lateral supramalleolar adipofascial flap and skin grafting was performed in eight cases between January 2005 and… (More)
BACKGROUND The purpose of this article is to report the efficacy of the extension block pinning and additional intrafocal pinning technique applied to cases whose mallet fractures were not reduced with extension block pinning alone. METHODS We retrospectively reviewed 14 digits with 14 patients who were treated with the extension block pinning and… (More)
A case of necrotizing esophagitis discovered during upper endoscopy is described. An 88-year-old woman was admitted to our hospital with complaints of multiple episodes of coffee ground emesis and dysphagia over 3 months. Ischemia is proposed as the etiology of necrotizing esophagitis on the basis of the patient's significant cardiac history, her age, and… (More)