Case Report

Glioblastoma Multiforme in The COVID-19 Era: How Italy Managed to Surgically Treat the Neuro-Oncological Patient Despite the Pandemic

1. Abstract 1.1. Aims: The wave of SARS-CoV-2 is affecting every country in the world in a more or less homogeneous way and one wonders what is the best therapeutic option for the infected patient diagnosed with Glioblastoma Multiforme. Neurosurgeons are now called to balance the risks of the negative impact of the pandemic and …

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A Rare Case of Tumid Lupus Erythematosus with Unilateral Linear Distribution in A Young Child

1.Abstract Tumid Lupus Erythematosus (TLE) as a rare variant of Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus (CLE) is characterized by edematous, urticarial-like annular papules and plaques. TLE has similar histopathologic findings to CLE such as periadnexal lymphocytic infiltration and interstitial mucin deposition. Although TLE develops on sun-exposed areas at any age, it is rarely distributed along the Blashcko …

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Pancreatic Metastasis from Unresectable Lung Adenocarcinoma: A Case Report

1.Abstract 1.1. Background: Metastatic lesions of the pancreas are uncommon, accounting for approximately 2% of pancreatic malignancies. The most common primary tumors to give rise to pancreatic metastases are lung cancer, renal cell carcinoma and carcinoma of gastrointestinal origin. Less commonly metastases from lung adenocarcinoma have been reported. 1.2. Case presentation: Here we reported a …

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Mesenteric Vein Thrombosis with Multiple Etiologies- A Rare Cause of Abdominal Pain During COVID Times

1. Abstract Acute mesenteric venous thrombosis is an uncommon cause of abdominal pain but can be potentially fatal if not diagnosed and treated early. We report an interesting case of a 33- year old lady who presented with mild abdominal pain to a designated COVID-19 center. She later presented to secondary care emergency department with …

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Macular Hole Related Retinal Detachment in a Case with Myelinated Retinal Nerve Fiber Layers

1. Introduction Myelinated Retinal Nerve Fiber Layers (MRNFL) are retinal nerve fibers with a myelin sheath. This relative rare condition is usually benign without specific symptoms, but in some cases ocular findings including axial myopia, amblyopia, and strabismus are noticed [1]. However, to our knowledge, few case of Retinal Detachment( RD) combined with macular hole …

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Guillain Barre Syndrome & Covid-19: A Case Report

1. Abstract Besides respiratory symptoms, coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), like the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus (SARS-CoV) and Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV), has neurological signs. Symptoms like myalgia, headaches, dizziness, anosmia, ageusia and disorder of consciousness confirms that the nervous system is involved in COVID-19 infection. Guillain barre syndrome (GBS) is a neurological …

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Clear Cell Renal Carcinoma with Focal Osseous Metaplasia: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

1. Abstract Osseous metaplasia in clear cell renal carcinoma (RCC) is uncommon with few cases reported. We present a case of a 66year-old male in which a right renal lesion in a colorrectal screening was incidentally identified. Computed tomography scan revealed a heterogeneous enhanced mass lesion having areas of hemorrhagic and specks of calcification.

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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Covid-19 A New Viral Trigger to Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis?

1. Summary We report a case of patient with COVID-19 pneumonia who had prolong course in critical care unit and developed clinical and laboratory features of Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocystosis (HLH) supported by findings on bone marrow. Patient received supportive treatment and IL-6 inhibitor but developed multiorgan failure and could not revive back to life. HLH is …

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