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Laparoscopic paracecal hernia repair.
The diagnosis and treatment of internal abdominal hernia usually require laparotomy. We report a case of preoperative diagnosis and laparoscopic repair of paracecal hernia. A 90-year-old woman wasExpand
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Pulmonary involvement in Crohn's disease report of a case and review of the literature.
Crohn's disease (CD) is a granulomatous systemic disorder of unknown etiology. Obvious pulmonary involvement is exceptional in patients with CD. We report a case of a 38-year-old man who sufferedExpand
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Pneumoperitoneum without Perforation of the Gastrointestinal Tract
Pneumoperitoneum (PP) is usually the result of perforation of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract with associated peritonitis. However, other rare causes, including spontaneous PP incidental toExpand
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Peliosis hepatis during postpartum period: successful embolization of hepatic artery
Peliosis hepatis is a rare disorder characterized by the presence of blood-filled spaces in the liver, and it usually has a chronic presentation pattern. It has been reported mainly in adult patientsExpand
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Solid and cystic tumor of the pancreas with massive hemoperitoneum.
A case of a solid cystic tumor (SCT) of the pancreas with massive hemoperitoneum occurring in a 31-year-old woman is reported. She was admitted with abdominal pain and rebound tenderness. ComputedExpand
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Etiology of intestinal obstruction in patients without a prior history of laparotomy or a detectable external hernia on physical examination.
We evaluated the preoperative determination of the etiology and effectiveness of the diagnostic modalities, as well as the incidence of various causes of intestinal obstruction (IO) from 1981 throughExpand
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Intussusception in Adults: A 21-Year Experience in the University-Affiliated Emergency Center and Indication for Nonoperative Reduction
Background: While intussusception is relatively common in children, it is rare in adults. Methods: We retrospectively reviewed the records of all patients older than 18 years with the diagnosis ofExpand
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Selective application of laparoscopic intervention in the management of isolated bowel rupture in blunt abdominal trauma.
BACKGROUND Recently, laparoscopy has been used as an effective diagnostic and therapeutic modality for traumatic injury and peritonitis. However, its clinical benefits are still under evaluation. TheExpand
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Pneumothorax as a presenting manifestation of early sarcoidosis.
Pneumothorax rarely develops sarcoidosis. A 21-year-old man with early sarcoidosis presenting as pneumothorax is reported. The patient came to our institute with severe chest pain and dyspnea. PlainExpand
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