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Popliteus muscle sesamoid bone, also known as cyamella, is an accessory ossicle that is located in the vicinity of the proximal musculo tendinous junction. While commonly seen in small mammals such as cats and dogs, its presence in humans is very rare. In this report, we present the radiological findings of the popliteus muscle sesamoid bone, incidentally(More)
AIM Gastric outlet obstruction caused by duodenal impaction of a large gallstone migrated through a cholecystoduodenal fistula has been referred as Bouveret's syndrome. Endoscopic lithotomy is the first-step treatment, however, surgery is indicated in case of failure or complication during this procedure. METHODS We report herein an 84-year-old woman(More)
Small bowel obstruction is a common cause of acute abdominal pain, and up to 75% of cases are caused by adhesions followed by hernias and neoplasm [1]. Acute intraluminal occlusion of small bowel is uncommon, and among the intraluminal causes of small bowel obstruction are gallstones, foreign bodies, retained meconium, bezoars, and tangles of ascarides.(More)
Primary epiploic appendagitis is a rare entity that occurs due to torsion and inflammation of the epiploic appendages. Clinically, this entity may be mistaken for acute abdomen with resultant unnecessary surgery. In contrast to acute surgical abdomen, epiploic appendagitis usually does not require surgical treatment; most of the patients resolve with(More)
Actinomycotic hepatic abscess was diagnosed in a 46-year-old male driver from Ukraine presenting with the symptoms of malaise, loss of appetite, upper right quadrant pain, weight loss, and night sweats which had been present for last 2 months. Computed tomography (CT) of the abdomen revealed a hypodense mass in the left liver lobe which was suspected as(More)
Ga-67 and abdominal CT scans of a 72-year-old woman who had malignant lymphoma before, during, and after gallium nitrate/hydroxyurea combination therapy are presented. Disappearance of Ga-67 uptake by the tumor during this treatment despite continuing CT evidence of disease and reappearance of Ga-67 scan abnormalities after cessation of therapy suggests(More)
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