Nuriye Esen Bulut

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Corticosteroids are used in the treatment of many rheumatological diseases including temporal arteritis. The gastrointestinal perforation during corticosteroid treatment is a serious complication. Colon perforation after steroid use was first reported by Beck et al in 1950.1 Although the pathophysiological mechanism is not understood clearly, it is claimed(More)
INTRODUCTION The medicinal leech, Hirudo medicinalis, has been used in the treatment of many diseases for thousands of years. In Turkey, it is used most commonly in the management of venous diseases of lower extremities. CASE PRESENTATION A 25-year-old Turkish woman presented to our emergency room with bleeding from her left leg. She had been treated for(More)
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