Retinoblastoma is the most common pediatric ocular tumour. It may rarely present in adults. The present case adds to the number of 26 cases already published in literature since 1919 till 2013. Our aim is to highlight the rare occurrence of retinoblastoma in adults along with its features which differentiate it from paediatric retinoblastoma. We describe a… (More)
A 76-year-old man developed a hemoperitoneum after ERCP for choledocholithiasis. He underwent a laparotomy and splenectomy for a capsular tear at the splenic hilum, a rare complication of ERCP. "Bowing" of the endoscope with torsion on the greater curvature of the stomach may lead to shear forces causing splenic injury.
Systemic lupus erythematosus is an autoimmune disorder, which has a rare association with aplastic anaemia. A young 26 years old lady who presented with a history of intermittent fever, microcytic anaemia, joint pains and mild degree of splenomegaly was investigated. Bone marrow examination showed aplasia. Serological tests revealed positive antinuclear… (More)