Case Report

Management of Internal Hemorroids by Elastic Ligature in Brazzaville

1. Abstract 1.1. Patients and Methods This was a retrospective, descriptive multicenter study on 132 patients treated with ligation of hemorrhoids. The study took place from January 2015 to July 2020 at the Medico-Social Center of the Schnell Foundation and at the Brazzaville University Hospital. Study variables were epidemiological, clinical and therapeutic. Microsoft Excel version …

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Acute Liver Injury Due to Amanita Phalloides Toxicity in The National Capital Region of the United States

1. Abstract Amatoxin poisoning is considered a life-threatening medical emergency beginning with delayed onset of gastrointestinal symptoms followed by acute liver injury that may progress to acute liver failure requiring a liver transplantation. Here we report a case of a 69-year-old male who initially presented with nausea and watery diarrhea after previous ingestion of wild …

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Pancreatic Lithiasis: Two Case Reports

1. Abstract Lithiasis of Wirsung’s duct is a rare affection, often seen in chronic pancreatitis, but also in other conditions such as alcoholism, pancreatic duct fibrosis, malnutrition, dysthyroidism or it may beidiopathic. A multitude of complementary examinations can be performed for diagnosis including abdominal ultrasound, CT, Cholangiopancreatography Magnetic Resonance (CP-MR) and Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), …

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Spontaneous Small Bowel Intramural Hematoma- A Case Report with Review

1. Abstract Spontaneous Small Bowel Intramural Hematomas (SSBIMH) is a rare complication seen in patients on prolonged anticoagulants. They present as acute abdominal pain and can masquerade acute enterocolitis and bowel ischemia. Cross sectional imaging plays an important role in diagnosing since they require conservative management only. We present a case of SSBIMH in patient …

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Gastric Carcinosarcoma with CD10-Positive Sarcoma Component: A Case Report

1. Abstract Carcinosarcoma of the stomach is rare and shows intimately mixed epithelial and mesenchymal elements, which has been described as carcinosarcoma and sarcomatoid carcinoma. The most common site of origin is the uterus and only few cases of gastric carcinosarcoma have been reported in the literature. We report a case of gastric carcinosarcoma with …

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How To Approach Difficult Esophageal Intubation: a Case Report and Literary Review

1. Abstract Certain clinical conditions may make esophageal intubation difficult, and sometimes impossible, in particular when using a side-viewing duodenoscope. To date, evidences on this topic are limited to case reports or small case series, therefore there is not a standardized management of this situation. In this report we describe a case of difficult esophageal …

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Video-Assisted Thoracoscopy or Laparoscopy for Excision of Esophageal Duplication Cyst

Abstract 1.1. Object: Esophageal duplication is a rare congenital malformation of the digestive tract. We reviewed our diagnostic and therapeutic strategies for two patients. 1.2. Methods and Results: Two patients with esophageal duplication cysts, revealed by dysphagia and diagnosed by Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD), Computed Tomography (CT), and esophageal endoscopic ultrasonography underwent video-assisted excisional surgery in the …

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Successfully Resection of Leiomyosarcoma from Inferior Vena Cava with Vascular Reconstruction and outcome: Case Report

1. Abstract 1.1. Background: Leiomyosarcoma of the inferior vena cava (IVC) is a rare tumor of mesenchymal origin, which had only a effective treatment based on complex surgery, we present a case of successfully resection. 1.2. Methods and Results: A Case of female of 38 years of age with inferior vena cava leiomyiosarcoma treated at …

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Sweet’s Syndrome in A Patient with Myelofibrosis On Ruxolitinib

1. Abstract Sweet’s syndrome(SS), also known as acute neutrophilic dermatosis, is characterized by fever, tender erythematous skin lesions, neutrophilia, high levels of serum inflammatory markers, and diffuse mature neutrophil in the dermis [1]. It could be associated with malignancy, especially hematologic malignancy [2]. Some drugs used in hematology may also induce SS. We herein report …

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Rare Association of Crohn’s Disease with Small Bile-Duct Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis : A Case Report

1. Abstract Primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) is a chronic and progressive cholestatic liver disorder of unknown etiology characterized by inflammation, fibrosis, and stricturing of intrahepatic and/or extrahepatic biliary ducts. Established subtypes of PSC are: • Classic: Affects small and large bile ducts • Small-duct: Affects only small bile ducts • Associated with autoimmune hepatitis: Affects …

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