BACKGROUND Soft tissue foreign bodies are a common cause of orthopedic consultation in emergency departments. It is difficult to confirm their existence because conventional radiology only detects radio-opaque foreign bodies. Sonography can be a useful diagnostic method. The aim of this study is to evaluate diagnostic accuracy of sonography in detection and… (More)
Primary adenocarcinoma of the urethra is rarely reported. We report a case of a 47-year-old male with symptoms of urinary obstruction started 2 years before diagnosis. Video-assisted urethrocystoscopy revealed a papillary mass almost obstructing the entire lumen with bleeding. Pathology report was consistent with primary adenocarcinoma of the urethra.
INTRODUCTION Renal cell carcinoma (RCC) is commonly known as the "internist's tumor" because of its unpredictable behavior. Metastasis to the thyroid gland is rarely found in clinical practice. PRESENTATION OF CASE We report a rare case of non-thyroid malignancies NTM from renal cell carcinoma 1.5 years after radical nephrectomy in a 58-year-old man with… (More)
BACKGROUND Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the most common endocrine disorder in women of childbearing age (6.8%-18%), is among the most common causes of infertility due to ovulation factors, and accounts for 55%-70% of infertility cases caused by chronic anovulation. In this study, we used a combination of letrozole and clomiphene in patients resistant… (More)
Introduction. Enchondroma protuberans is an extremely rare benign cartilaginous bone tumor. We report the first case report of enchondroma protuberans in the forearm. Presentation of Case. We report a case of enchondroma protuberans originating in the left ulnar bone of a young woman. A 20-year-old female referred to our hospital complaining of progressive… (More)
BACKGROUND Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) has a high prevalence in the general population and is the most common liver disease in Western countries. It is a feature of metabolic syndrome and is characterized by excessive accumulation of fat in the liver cells. METHODS We examined 84 consecutive middle-aged (under 45 years) patients with NAFLD… (More)