Case Report

A Case of Childhood Burkitt’s Lymphoma with Gingival Swelling as The First Symptom

1. Abstract Burkitt’s lymphoma (BL) is a highly infiltrative malignant lymphoma caused by germinal B-cell differentiation. There are several oral symptoms of BL, including tooth mobility, pain, gingival swelling, maxillofacial swelling and pain, and facial sensory disturbances. In this paper, we report a case of BL in a 4-year-old child who initially presented with gingival …

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A Difficult Diagnosis of Intraductal Papillary Neoplasia of the Bile Duct (IPNB): A Case Report and Review of Surveillance, Epidemiology, And End Results

1. Abstract 1.1. Background Intraductal papillary neoplasm of the bile duct (IPNB) is a rare biliary tumor characterized by papillary growth in the bile duct, a high risk of malignant transformation, and an unknown prognosis. IPNB diagnosis has always been challenging, especially when the tumor is difficult to detect by imaging. Smaller IPNB tumors are …

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The Clinical Characteristics and the Pathogenic Gene Mutations in Two Sporadic Cases with Tuberous Sclerosis Complex

1. Abstract 1.1. Background Tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) is an autosomal-dominant disorder characterized by hamartomas in multiple organ systems. Variants in the TSC1 and TSC2 gene lead to the dysfunction of the hamartin or tuberin proteins, respectively, which causes tuberous sclerosis complex. 1.2. Case Presentation We report two sporadic cases of patients with TSC2 variants. …

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Severe Bradycardia That Lead to Mobitz Type Two Heart Block in A Pregnant African American Female Who Got Infected with Covid-19

1. Abstract Impact of COVID-19 on certain patient populations have been described extensively in several studies. However, the impact of COVID-19 on pregnant patients and how they can be safely managed still remains elusive. We report a case of a 30-year-old African American pregnant woman who presented with a six (6) day history of cough …

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Restenosis after PCI with Intensive Lowing Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol Reduction: A Case Report

1. Abstract Intra-stent restenosis is an important cause of angina pectoris, and hyperlipidemia has long been considered as the main factor of coronary stent restenosis. However, the patient we report had intensive lowing density lipoprotein cholesterol level, which in turn led to recurrent episodes of angina and severely affected the quality of life. A 66-year-old …

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A Case of Tendon Saving Stapedotomy with Postoperative Recovery of Acoustic Reflex

1. Abstract Tendon saving stapedotomy is a delicate surgical technique which saves stapedius tendon while removing anterior and posterior crua of stapes. Preserving the incus-stapes tendon alignment during operation might give a chance to human’s protective mechanism to recover acoustic reflex, which has a protective effect from barotrauma. Also, there are few more known benifits …

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Multi-Traumatized Patient with a Dehiscent Fistulized Abdomen and a Central Venous Line-Associated Infection Successfully Treated with a New Medical Device II

1. Abstract We present the case of a patient involved in a multiple-vehicle accident with massive thoracoabdominal trauma who was admitted to a Social Security specialized trauma center in Mexico City. He went through a very complicated postoperative course, including abdominal burst with evisceration, two low-output enterocutaneous fistulas (ECFs) and a central venous line-associated infection. …

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Unerupted Teeth, A New Symptom of Amyloidosis?

1. Abstract 1.1. Background: Amyloidosis are rare diseases related to the pathological aggregation and accumulation of misfolded proteins in the extracellular space generating insoluble deposits. This may occur in almost any tissue and organ, leading to severe structural damages and functional impairments. Oral manifestations are frequent in systemic amyloidosis and represent 9% of the localized …

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