Kyawzaw Lin

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Actinomycosis is a form of painful abscess in the gastrointestinal tract or in deep tissue caused by actinomyces species. They are one of the commensal bacteria in the oral cavity and gastrointestinal tract of humans but can opportunistically cause infection in immunosuppressive hosts through invasion of breached mucosa or necrotic tissue while mimicking(More)
Lin AN, et al. BMJ Case Rep 2017. doi:10.1136/bcr-2017-219792 DESCRIPTION A 57-year-old woman with hypertension, dyslipidaemia, diabetes mellitus type 2, paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (AF), porcine mitral valve replacement and dilated cardiomyopathy requiring an automatic implantable cardioverter defibrillator presented with palpitation for 2 days. She had(More)
A silent solid endocrine tumor of pancreas, intraductal adenocarcinoma of pancreas, is the fourth leading cancer-related death in the US. However, it is expected to become the third leading cause by 2030 owing to delayed diagnosis and slow progress in management. Chronic pancreatitis is at risk for pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC). PDAC is diagnostic(More)
Gram-negative urease-producing bacilli, Providencia stuartii (P. stuartii), is reported in urinary tract infections, gastroenteritis, and bacteremia in humans but they rarely present with a hepatic abscess. We present a rare case of a recurrent suprahepatic cyst due to P. stuartii in a 45-year-old female, intravenous ( IV) heroin abuser with chronic(More)
Lin AN, et al. BMJ Case Rep 2017. doi:10.1136/bcr-2017-220097 Description A 73-year-old woman with hypertension and atrial fibrillation presented with head and neck injury after mechanical fall. During workup, chest X-ray anteroposterior view (figure 1) revealed a rounded opacity silhouetting the left heart border and hilum. Subsequent contrast-enhanced CT(More)
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