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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 ...
Acute presentation of a partially obstructing laryngeal tumour: adjuvant agents to gaseous induction of anaesthesia.
We present the case of a 53-year-old man who attended our emergency department with stridor. He had recently undergone investigation for possible glottic cancer. We discuss the airway management of such a case. We believe ...
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 ...
Non Invasive Ventilation: Case Study
(British Thoracic Society, 2019-02-18)
The Acute Non-Invasive Ventilation (NIV) team at King's Mill Hospital have been asked to collaborate with the British Thoracic Society (BTS) on a case study to share the results of our quality improvement transformation ...
Human Infection with Fusobacterium necrophorum without Jugular Venous Thrombosis: A Varied Presentation of Lemierre’s Syndrome.
Lemierre’s syndrome is also known as postangina septicemia, which is commonly caused by Fusobacterium necrophorum also known as Necrobacillus and also by other microorganisms like Staphylococcus, Streptococcus, Peptostreptococcus, ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
An infective cause for the limping child.
A 7-year-old girl presented with left hip pain and a limp, in the absence of any other systemic features, having recently been treated for a urinary tract infection. Examination revealed limited active hip movements on the ...