A Case Report of a Hydatid Cyst on the Right Thigh in a 9-Year-Old Girl: A Difficult Diagnosis

Maryam Sarkardeh; Hassan Vaezi; Sayed Javad Davari-Sani; Amirhasan sarkardeh

Volume 25, Issue 7 , 2023

  Background: Hydatid disease is a parasitic infection that occurs primarily in Mediterranean countries. Skeletal and muscular involvement is a rare feature of hydatid disease, making the diagnosis of this condition difficult, especially in children. Case presentation: In this case report, a hydatid cyst ...  Read More

Neurofibromatosis Type 1-Associated Multiple Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheet Tumors: A Case Report and Literature Review

Parinaz Sedighi; Ahmad Raza Salim Bahrami; Arash Dehghan; Shiva Borzouei

Volume 25, Issue 5 , 2023

  Background: Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF-1) is a genetic disorder characterized by caf é-au-lait macules, freckling, Lisch nodules, and neurofibromas. NF-1 patients have a special predisposition to tumorigenesis due to genetic mutations, affecting the tumor regulator systems. Malignant Peripheral ...  Read More

Uterine Prolapse as a Rare Cause of Intestinal Obstruction: A Case Report and Literature Review

Amin Dalili; Alireza Rezapanah; Maryam Sarkardeh; Mohammad Moein Shirzad; Tooraj Zandbaf; Sepehr Shirzadeh

Volume 25, Issue 2 , 2023

  Background: The etiology of pelvic organ prolapse is multifactorial. Age and parity are especially the two most important risk factors for this condition. Small bowel obstruction is one of the most common clinical presentations to the emergency department that can result in significant morbidity and ...  Read More

Anal Carcinoma in Patients with Crohn's Disease: Three Cases Report and Literature Review

Yuan Zhao; Fan Lan; Lingya Yao; Qian Cao

Volume 25, Issue 2 , 2023

  Background: Anal cancer in patients with Crohn's disease (CD) is rare, and the relationship between infliximab and anal cancer is not clear yet. The present study aimed to report three patients with CD complicated with anal cancer who used infliximab with their basic features. Case presentation: Three ...  Read More

Interpretation Challenge of Deep Peritoneal Lavage in a Trauma Patient with Liver Cirrhosis: A Case Report Study

Hamid Talebzadeh; Mohammad Eslamian; Amirhossein Fasahat

Volume 24, Issue 9 , 2022

  Introduction: Trauma is one of the most common surgical emergencies. Deep peritoneal lavage (DPL) is an invasive rapid test for detecting intra-abdominal hemorrhage or hollow viscus damage. Objectives: However, there seems to be a defect in the interpretation of DPL in cirrhotic patients. Case Presentation: ...  Read More

Heparin-induced rectus sheath hematoma in a COVID-19 patient with pulmonary emboli: a case report and literature review

Tooraj Zandbaf; Mohammad Ebrahim Kalantari; Yeganeh Azadmanesh; Hamzeh Sherafati; Ali Akbar Bagherzadeh

Volume 24, Issue 4 , 2022

  Introduction: Rectus sheath hematoma (RSH) is an uncommon cause of acute abdominal pain that is often misinterpreted. Only about 2% of patients who present with acute abdominal pain display this condition. Damage to the superior or inferior epigastric arteries or their branches, as well as direct rupture ...  Read More

Atraumatic Splenic Rupture as a Rare Complication of Acute Myeloid Leukemia: A Case Report and Literature Review

Mohammad Ebrahim Kalantari; Yeganeh Azadmanesh; Ali Akbar Bagherzadeh; Hormoz Hoseinpour; Tooraj Zandbaf

Volume 23, Issue 12 , 2021

  Introduction: Atraumatic Splenic Rupture (ASR) is a rare but life-threatening clinicopathological phenomenon with limited information on patient features, occurrence, or etiology. ASR is an uncommon and lethal complication that is observed in infectious (mainly mononucleosis) and hematological diseases ...  Read More

Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy in Situs Inversus, a Novel Port Placement Technique, Two Case Reports, and Review of Literature

Alireza Tavassoli; Tooraj Zandbaf; Alireza Rezapanah

Volume 23, Issue 10 , 2021

  Background: Situs Inversus Totalis (SIT) is a rare and silent autosomal recessive disease in which all organs are on the opposite side. Diagnosis of gallbladder diseases will be difficult due to these anatomical changes. Laparoscopic cholecystectomy is the standard treatment for gallbladder diseases ...  Read More

Complete Atrioventricular Block Complicated with Cardiogenic Shock as Primary Manifestation of a Novel Coronavirus Infection in a Child: A Rare Case Report

Feisal Rahimpour; Mohsen Yaghubi; Reza Ghasemi; MAHMOOD hosseinzadeh maleki

Volume 23, Issue 9 , 2021

  Background: Since late 2019, the outbreak of Coronavirus Disease -2019 (COVID-19) has rapidly spread worldwide. Due to the novelty of this unknown disease, many of its manifestations are in an aura of ambiguity. Early data showed that children diagnosed with this virus had severe or critical situations ...  Read More

Coronavirus Disease 2019 with Comorbid Pulmonary Tuberculosis: A Case Report

Bianchuan Cao; Maohua Wei; Yihua Du; Kui Xiao; Qin Li; Wei Lu; Yongmao Huang; Gang Wu; Fuli Huang

Volume 22, Issue 10 , 2020

  Introduction: Since December 2019, a new type of pneumonia named coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has been reported in Wuhan, Hubei province, China. At present, there are no relevant reports on cases of COVID-19 and comorbid pulmonary tuberculosis. We herein report a case of a patient with COVID-19 ...  Read More

Apatinib for Treatment of Locally Advanced Rectal Angiosarcoma: A Case Report

Engeng Chen; Zhiyao Xu; Gaoyang Cao; Li Chen

Volume 22, Issue 7 , 2020

  Introduction: Primary colorectal angiosarcoma is a highly rare malignant tumor. There is no standard treatment method for this disease. No treatment of rectal angiosarcoma with apatinib has been reported so far. Case Presentation: In the current study, an 87-year-old male presented with the symptoms ...  Read More

Frequent Convulsive Seizures in an Adult Patient with COVID-19: A Case Report

Narges Karimi; Athena Sharifi Razavi; Nima Rouhani

Volume 22, Issue 3 , 2020

  Introduction: Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a novel coronavirus that was extracted from patients with respiratory tract infections. The most common symptoms of patients are fever and respiratory tract involvement. In this report, we describe one patient with frequent seizures probably due ...  Read More

Successful Treatment of Heart Failure Due to Simultaneous Poisoning with Aluminum Phosphide and Zinc Phosphide: A Case Report

Aliasghar Manouchehri; Reza Mohseni Ahangar; Pedram Bigvand; Samaneh Nakhaee; Omid Mehrpour

Volume 21, Issue 3 , 2019, Pages 1-6

  Introduction: Rodenticides are considered a global challenge to public health. Two major compounds in this category includealuminum phosphide and zinc phosphide. However, the simultaneous use of aluminum phosphide and zinc phosphide has notbeen reported in the literature.Case Presentation: We present ...  Read More