Young Kook Shin

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Gossypiboma refers to a mass resulting from a retained gauze pad accidentally left within the body after surgery. Although the clinical features are diverse, it is often found incidentally as a mass having an internal cystic change and adhesion to adjacent organs. Abdominal computed tomography (CT) is helpful, yet the initial diagnosis can be misleading in(More)
Cyclic vomiting syndrome (CVS) is a disorder characterized by recurrent episodes of incapacitating nausea and vomiting interspersed with symptom free periods. Common triggers of cyclic vomiting include noxious stress, excitement, fatigue and menstrual period. Here, we report a case of cyclic vomiting syndrome in adult patient characterized by stereotypical(More)
Nausea and vomiting are so frequent under regional anesthesia during parturition that these symptoms can be misleading and may cause the clinician to overlook a potential intracranial lesion. In the case we have reported, it was not until the onset of blindness that an intracranial lesion was suspected. Although the incidence of brain tumor during pregnancy(More)
Diagnosis of amniotic fluid embolism is difficult in a patient under general anesthesia and may initially resemble several other conditions. Successful treatment requires maintenance of adequate cardiac output and oxygenation and prompt heparin treatment of the disseminated intravascular coagulation. The presented case exemplifies another group of patients(More)
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