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An unusual cause of sudden onset shoulder pain in a child
6-year-old previously well child presented to the emergency department with a history of sudden onset left shoulder pain.
Hypoglyceamia in a patient with a solitary fibrous tumour.
Objective: To illustrate an unusual mechanism causing hypoglycaemia. Material and methods: A 76-year-old man presented with episodes of agitation and confusion and was resuscitated with oral glucose gel when found to be ...
Breathlessness in an ex-miner: an unusual consideration.
The article presents a case study of a 73-year-old retired miner, with 36 years at the coal face, who was presented with a 5-year history of exertional dyspnoea on climbing steep inclines. His medical history was limited ...
Transformation of solitary osteochondroma to dedifferentiated chondrosarcoma arising in the distal radius: a case report.
We present the case of a 35-year-old patient suffering from an untreated solitary osteochondroma and subsequent rare transformation to a dedifferentiated chondrosarcoma. This case highlights the potential risk of malignant ...
Idiopathic Pulmonary Vein Thrombus Extending into Left Atrium: A Case Report and Review of the Literature
Pulmonary vein thrombosis (PVT) is rather an uncommon condition which presents nonspecifically and is usually associated with lung malignancy and major pulmonary surgery. Rarely could no cause be found. It causes increased ...
Not All Acute Abdomen Cases in Early Pregnancy Are Ectopic; Expect the Unexpected: Renal Angiomyolipoma Causing Massive Retroperitoneal Haemorrhage
Retroperitoneal haemorrhage (or retroperitoneal haematoma) refers to an accumulation of blood found in the retroperitoneal space. It is a rare clinical entity with variable aetiology including anticoagulation, ruptured ...
Dysautonomia: An explanation for the medically unexplained?
Objective: To identify dysautonomia as a collection of conditions with variable presentation that may be mistaken for medically unexplained symptoms. Methods: Case series. Results: Tilt table testing and 24 h electrocardiographic ...
Imaging of neck lumps
A 47 year old man presented to his primary care physician with a six month history of a left sided sore throat, ipsilateral otalgia, and a six week history of a left sided neck mass. He had never smoked and drank less than ...