Rachel Moll

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BACKGROUND Mefenamic acid is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It is most often used for treating pain of dysmenorrhoea in the short term (seven days or less), as well as mild to moderate pain including headache, dental pain, postoperative and postpartum pain. It is widely available in many countries worldwide. OBJECTIVES To assess the(More)
Neuroendocrine tumours of the larynx are extremely rare. Only 20 cases of laryngeal carcinoid tumours have been reported. Since histological diagnosis is difficult, this unusual neoplasm was often misdiagnosed as an undifferentiated carcinoma. The case of a 72-year old man is reported, who was admitted to hospital after suffering from hoarseness and(More)
Gynaecomastia, or enlargement of the male breast may result from various endocrine dysfunctions and often reflects ectopic production of substances such as hCG and estradiol. We report on the case of a 30 year old man who presented with gynaecomastia and elevated plasma levels of hCG, estradiol and testosterone. As a result of several diagnostic procedures(More)
The word gossypiboma is derived from the Latin word ‘‘gossypium’’ (cotton) and the Swahili word ‘‘boma’’ (place of concealment), and is commonly associated with cases of retained foreign bodies after surgical procedures. Gossypibomas as a result of postoperative complications have medico-legal issues and have resulted in malpractice lawsuits. The incidence(More)
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