Issue 5 Articles

Successfully Treated New-Onset Pilocytic Astrocytoma in a Pregnant Patient

1. Abstract Pilocytic astrocytomas are typically pediatric brain tumors, and they are rarely diagnosed in older adults, especially in childbearing patients. However, if they present in pregnant women, they have a potentially catastrophic maternal and fetal outcome. In our case study, we describe a case of a young pregnant patient, who initially asked medical help …

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Genital Hear Tourniquet Syndrome in A 5-Year Old Girl

1. Abstract A swollen and painful clitoris was noticed by the parents of a 5 year-old-girl. A hair tourniquet was found at the base of the clitoris and mechanically removed in the hospital. Genital hair thread tourniquet syndrome is a rare entity, which can be misdiagnosed and can lead to genital complications if the treatment …

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The Differences Between Exfoliative Cheilitis and Factitial Cheilitis, Also Its Association with B12 Deficiency: A Review Article

1. Abstract 1.1. Background: Cheilitis is generally an inflammation that occurs in the vermillion border of the lips. Exfoliative Cheilitis is a chronic disease that occurs locally only on the vermillion border of the lips, which until now the exact cause has not been identified. Exfoliative cheilitis often has clinical symptoms similar to other diseases, …

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Condyloma Acuminata in an Infant: Case Report in a Resource Limited Setting

1.Abstract 1.1. Background: Condyloma acuminata are soft, skin colored, fleshy warts that are caused by the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV), typically HPV 6 and 11 genotypes. The disease is highly contagious, can appear singly, confluent, multiple, small or large. The incubation period may be from 1-6 months. Although anogenital warts are considered to be sexually …

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Poncet’s Disease – A Commonly Missed Diagnosis

1. AbstractOne of the rare presentations of both active pulmonary and extrapulmonary tuberculosis is polyarthropathy in the form of involvement of multiple large and small joints in the body. This reactive arthritis in tuberculosis (TB) is known as Poncet’s disease, a rare aseptic form of arthritis characterized by polyarticular impairment observed in patients with active …

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