JCPSP Special Supplement of Case Reports :

September 2017, Vol :27, No.09

EDITOR'S NOTE :

Case Reports
Editor JCPSP,

CASE REPORT :

Manual Trans-tracheal High Frequency Positive Pressure Ventilation For Left Main Bronchus And Carinal Mass Surgical Resection In A Child
Mohammad Irfan Akhtar, Faisal Junejo, Hamid Iqil Naqvi, Mohammad Hamid,
Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor (IMT), also called pseudo-tumor, is a very rare condition and accounts for less than 1% of primary lung tumor. It is most common benign tumor of lung in children. This case is reported with the objective of highlighting ...
Gastroduodenal Artery Pseudoaneurysm And Aberrant Right Hepatic Artery
Ateeque Ahmed Khan, Mahnoor Hafeez,
We present a case of 36-year male patient who was referred to the Civil Hospital, Karachi with intermittent abdominal pain and vomiting for the last 2 years. The contrast enhanced CTexamination revealed changes of acute pancreatitis, CTSI 4/10, pancreatic ...
Transverse Vaginal Septum: Report Of Two Patients With Mri Findings
Shaista Afzal, Imrana Masroor, Saira Naz, Shazia Bhurgri,
The transverse vaginal septum is a rare form of Mullerian duct anomaly, and is a disorder of vertical fusion of Mullerian system with the sinovaginal bulb. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)is very useful in the detection, classification and management plan ...
Erythrodermic Psoriasis And Hepatitis C Infection Treated With Pegylated Interferon And Anti-tnfα α(etanercept) Therapy
Humaira Talat, Zarnaz Wahid, Farheena Feroz, Madiha Sajid,
Treatment of psoriasis and its variants with concomitant hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is complex. The treatment options are limited because the immunosuppressive drugs used for managing severe psoriasis are mostly associated with end-organ damage par ...
Multiple Osteosclerotic Lesions: Arare Presentation Of Hyperparathyroidism Secondary To Hypovitaminosis D
Syed Muhammad Idrees, Majid Khan, Mohammad Humayun, Wazir Muhammad Khan, Muhammad Syed Anwar, Sadaf Naveed,
Hypovitaminosis D is an under-recongnised and important factor responsible for secondary hyperparathyroidism. Hyperparathyroidism mostly presents with osteolytic lesions, especially in secondary hyperparathyroidism with renal failure. There are some rare ...
Delayed Reconstruction Of A Traumatic Cloaca Following Obstetric Anal Sphincter Rupture
Ali Ezer, Alper Parlakgumus,
Permanent communication between the rectum and the vagina along with full thickness of anal sphincter faults can be a result of an unsuccessful primary repair of fourth degree obstetric trauma. This results into complete fecal incontinence and impaired qu ...
Tuberculosis Of Gallbladder Mimicking Carcinoma
Usman Ismat Butt, Babar Hameed, Muhammad Waris Farooka, Mahmood Ayyaz, Anila Chughtai, Muhammad Bilal Akbar,
Gallbladder is a rare site of tuberculous involvement. Less than 150 cases have been documented in the last 150 years. It may mimic malignancy. Histopathology examination is the mainstay of diagnosis. Gallstones and obstruction appear to be pre-disposing ...
Cerebral Venous Sinus Thrombosis In A Patient With Undiagnosed Factor Vii Deficiency
Hira Qadir, Anila Rashid, Salman Naseem Adil,
Factor VII (FVII) deficiency is one of the rare inherited bleeding disorders. Thrombosis has been occasionally described in inherited FVII deficiency. Here, we report a young female with undiagnosed FVII deficiency who presented with cerebral venous sinus ...
Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis Involving Both Jaws In An Adult
Hira Salam, Ruqaiya Shahid, Talat Mirza,
Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) is the latest terminology for a disorder of reticulo-endothelial system, previously known as histiocytosis X, and marked by aberrant proliferation of bone marrow derived Langerhans cells with variable inflammatory infil ...
Cold Agglutinin Disease In A Patient Of Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Ghassan Umair Shamshad, Nuzhat Salamat, Muhammad Umair,
We report a case of secondary cold agglutinin disease (CAD) due to pulmonary tuberculosis in a 68-year male patient who presented with acrocyanosis involving both upper limbs and greater portion of lower limbs. Direct Coombs' test was positive with m ...
Isolated Rectal Tuberculosis Diagnosed With Empirical Anti-tuberculous Therapy
Liu Liu, Xiapeng Luo, He Huang, Huangwei Chen, Hai He, Xiaoyan Liang, Liuping Jia,
Isolated rectal tuberculosis (TB) is a rare condition, even in those parts of the world, where pulmonary TB is common. Herein, we report a case of 29-year female patient with isolated rectal TB, who presented with features of abdominal pain and bloody pur ...
Linezolid-resistant Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Hemolyticusisolated From Leukemic Patient: First Case Report From Pakistan
Adeel Gardezi, Aamer Ikram, Gohar Zaman, Luqman Satti, Pervez Ahmed, Muhammad Ayyub,
Methicillin-Resistant Coagulase-Negative Staphylococcusposes a challenging situation in healthcare settings. The spread of resistance among such organisms against major drugs is alarming as it limits the treatment options for serious infections. Tradition ...
Hyperhomocysteinemia Presenting With Complete Unilateral Intracranial And Extracranial Carotid Occlusion In A Young Patient
Farheen Niazi, Abdul Rahman, Uzma Batool,
Hyperhomocysteinemia has been associated with premature peripheral vascular, cerebrovascular, and coronary artery disease. It has been associated with vascular diseases including cerebrovascular disease, particularly in subjects with significant carotid s ...
Unilateral Thalamic Infarct Presenting As A Convulsive Seizure
Rajesh Kumar, Hazim Brohi, Afshan Mughul,
Lesions of the thalamus and those extending into midbrain can cause various types of movement disorders such as dystonia, asterixis and ballism-chorea. Seizures are rare manifestation of thalamic disorder. Occurrence of seizures in bilateral thalamic infa ...
Abruptio Placentae With Type Ii Respiratory Failure Secondary To Acute Interstitial Pneumonia Responsive To Steroids
Muhammad Umer Salim, Syed Muhammad Mustahsan, Anum Fatima,
Acute Interstitial Pneumonia (AIP) is categorized as Idiopathic Interstitial Pneumonia (IIP), in which the cause is unknown. Ayoung female of 22 years presented in 34 weeks gestation with abruptio placentae (AP) and underwent Lower Segment Caesarian Secti ...
Basal Cell Adenoma Of Hard Palate Involving Maxillary Alveolus
Manas Bajpai, Nilesh Pardhe, Betina Chandolia, Manika Arora,
Minor salivary glands are relatively rare location for these tumors. Microscopically, they are composed of isomorphic cells, similar to basaloid cells with palisading arrangement and distinctive basement membrane like material. Herein, we report a case of ...
Ortho Keratinized Odontogenic Cyst With Dentinoid Formation
Manas Bajpai, Nilesh Pardhe, Manika Aroroa, Betina Chandolia,
Orthokeratinized odontogenic keratocyst (OOC) was first identified as orthokeratinized variant of odontogenic keratocyst in 1981 by Wright, due to its different histology and relatively low recurrence rate. Parakeratinized odontogenic cyst is now consider ...
Vaginal Yolk Sac Tumor In An Infant
Muhammad Waqas, Saba Nafees Malik, Durre Shohab, Naima Tariq, Ijaz Hussain, Yasir Iqbal,
Yolk sac tumors are most common tumors among the germ cell tumors (GCTs) in children, mostly involving the gonads. But yolk sac tumors involving the vagina are very rare. These usually present with per vaginal bleeding and vaginal mass. Presentation with ...
Lymphoepithelioma-like Carcinoma Of The Esophagus: A Rare Tumor
Nasir Khokhar, Humaira Nasir, Mohammad Amir, Saira Hassan, Khushal Khan, Mobeen Ahmed,
Lymphoepithelioma-like carcinoma of esophagus is a rare tumor with about 20 cases reported worldwide. It can involve the salivary gland, esophagus, stomach, thymus, thyroid, breast, lung, uterus, cervix, urinary bladder, and the skin. Its association with ...
Giant Osteosarcoma Of The Mandible
Nilesh D. Pardhe, Anshuman Jamdade, Manas Bajpai, Nilotpol Kashyap, Nikunj Mathur,
Osteosarcoma is a rare primary malignant bone tumor with considerable variations not only in clinical and histologic appearance, but also in the course and prognosis of the disease. It mainly occurs in the metaphyseal region of long bones. Jaw osteosarcom ...
Primary Pleural Epitheliod Hemangioendothelioma With Lung Involvement
Saima Siraj, Saima Akhter, Nadeem Rizvi,
The authors report a case of 50-year man who presented with 2-year history of dry cough, right sided chest pain, and shortness of breath. Chest X-ray revealed right-sided pleural effusion and left-sided opacity. Pleuroscopic pleural biopsy confirmed the d ...
Primary Merkel Cell Carcinoma On The Cheek: Three Case Reports
Tao Fan, Ying Jie Song, Xiu li Liu, Jun Zhou, Hong Yang, Ya nan Wei, Chao Qi Wang,
Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) is a rare aggressive cutaneous neuroendocrine carcinoma that typically arises in sunexposed areas of the skin. Herein, we present three cases of primary MCC of the cheek. Case 1 had multiple nodules and mild swelling on the lef ...
Caudal Regression Syndrome With Bilateral Microtia
Arshad Khushdil, Zeeshan Ahmed, Munir Akmal Lodhi, Sultan Saleem,
Caudal regression syndrome (CRS) is a very rare and unusual disorder affecting the lower part of the body along with multiple systems’involvement. It is mostly found in association with maternal diabetes mellitus during pregnancy; but there is a rar ...
Harlequin Colour Change
Suneeta Khemani, Shirin Bahadur Ali, Sarfaraz Karim, Mohammad Ali Yezdan,
Harlequin colour change (HCC) is a rare, benign and transient colour change presenting in normal healthy neonates in initial days of life and resolves spontaneously. It is thought to be due to hypothalamic immaturity, leading to capillary bed dysregulatio ...
Pulmonary Venous Thromboembolism In An Acutely Ill Medical Patient Receiving Rivaroxaban
Ayesha Saleem,
Role of prophylactic anticoagulation in acutely ill medical patients has been extensively probed with the development of guidelines which made it convenient for the physicians to adopt a particular anticoagulation regimen for thromboprophylaxis. Interming ...
Prosthodontic Management Of Palatopharyngeal Incompetency – A Case Report On Palatal Lift Prosthesis
Syed Murtaza Raza Kazmi, Zahid Iqbal,
The palatal lift prostheses (PLP) are commonly used in the prosthetic management of palatopharyngeal incompetency. These prostheses work by lifting the soft palate upward and backward and also have physical and psychological benefits. In this case report, ...
Rheumatoid Arthritis Masquerading As Fibromyalgia
Muhammad Armughan Ali, Marium Rehman, Mohammad Saeed,
Symptoms of inflammatory arthritis such as rheumatoid arthritis (RA) can overlap with fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS). Moreover, FMS and RAcan coexist. Hence, the diagnosis of low intensity, antibody-negative RAmay present a challenge. Here, we present the ca ...
Cytomegalovirus Retinitis In Immunocompetent Young Male
Eijaz Ghani, Misbah Noor, Saadiya Khalid,
Cytomegalovirus (CMV) retinitis is a sight-threatening form of posterior uveitis affecting patients with Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), especially those with CD4 count <50 cells/mm3. There are few reported cases of CMV retinitis in patients ...