Case Report September 2010

Occult Foreign Body; Mimicking Lung Cancer

We describe a case of chronical bronchial foreign body presenting with cough, dyspnea and recurrent hemoptysis mimicking asthma, chronic bronchitis and lung cancer and undergoing surgical resection for diagnosis. Occult tracheobronchial foreign body aspirations are infrequently seen in adults. It may be undetected for months to years as in our case. Sometimes it can mimic a lung cancer with an…

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  • Recieved 24.09.2010
  • Accepted 30.01.2010
  • Published Online 30.01.2010
  • Printed 01.09.2010
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.10.3.21
  • Author Koray Aydogdu, Gokturk Findik, Yetkin Agackiran, Leyla Saglam, Sadi Kaya
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2010;1(3):57-59
  • Index Page 57-59
  • How to Cite Koray Aydogdu, Gokturk Findik, Yetkin Agackiran, Leyla Saglam, Sadi Kaya. Occult Foreign Body; Mimicking Lung Cancer. J Clin Anal Med. 2010;1(3):57-59
  • Running Title Occult Foreign Body? Lung Cancer?
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Thoracic Wall Necrotizing Fasccitiss in a Neonate: a Case Report

Necrotizing fasciitis (NF) is a rapidly progressive and potentially life-threatening infection of superficial fascia and subcutaneous tissue. Thoracic wall is one of the rarest locations for NF. Broadspectrum antibiotics receiving, early surgical debridement, and skin grafting are life saving in NF. We report a 7-day-old female neonate who had left sided thoracic wall NF. She had undergone extensive surgical debridement…

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  • Recieved 27.11.2009
  • Accepted 07.01.2010
  • Published Online 07.01.2010
  • Printed 01.09.2010
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.10.3.24
  • Author Serdar Onat, Alper Avci, Refik Ulku, Menduh Oruc, Cemal Ozcelik
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2010;1(3):54-56
  • Index Page 54-56
  • How to Cite Serdar Onat, Alper Avci, Refik Ulku, Menduh Oruc, Cemal Ozcelik. Thoracic Wall Necrotizing Fasccitiss in a Neonate: a Case Report. J Clin Anal Med. 2010;1(3):54-56
  • Running Title Thoracic Wall Necrotizing Fascitis
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Thyroid Nodule Demonstrating Itself as Calcified Lung Lesion

Multinodular goiter (MNG) is the most prevalent thyroid pathology. Thyroid gland enlarge as a result of MNG, the initial extension is typically outward. After this cervical enlargement, expansion may extend in to the mediastinum. As substernal goiters enlarge within the mediastinum, vascular and visceral structures may slowly became compressed. The most common symptoms of substernal goiter result from compression of…

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  • Recieved 13.12.2009
  • Accepted 22.12.2009
  • Published Online 22.12.2009
  • Printed 01.09.2010
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.10.3.25
  • Author Ediz Yorgancilar, Muzeyyen Yildirim, Ramazan Gun, Faruk Meric, Ismail Topcu
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2010;1(3):51-53
  • Index Page 51-53
  • How to Cite Ediz Yorgancilar, Muzeyyen Yildirim, Ramazan Gun, Faruk Meric, Ismail Topcu . Thyroid Nodule Demonstrating Itself as Calcified Lung Lesion. J Clin Anal Med. 2010;1(3):51-53
  • Running Title Calcified Lung Lesion
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Bilateral Elastofibroma Dorsi: A Case Report

Elastofibroma dorsi is a rare, slow-growing soft  tissue tumor of the chest wall. The tumor typically located under the lower pole of the scapula. A 57-year-old woman who had retiredas a teacher, presented with a 1-year history of pain on the back and with a 3-month history of swelling located under the left scapula. Computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging…

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  • Recieved 24.11.2009
  • Accepted 23.12.2009
  • Published Online 23.12.2009
  • Printed 01.09.2010
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.10.3.23
  • Author Burcin Celik, Oguz Aydin, Omer Serdar, Bekdemir, Cemgil Diren Ozturk
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2010;1(3):48-50
  • Index Page 48-50
  • How to Cite Burcin Celik, Oguz Aydin, Omer Serdar, Bekdemir, Cemgil Diren, Ozturk. Bilateral Elastofibroma Dorsi: A Case Report. J Clin Anal Med. 2010;1(3):48-50
  • Running Title Elastofibroma Dorsi
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Thoracic Esophageal Perforation After Blunt Trauma in a Child: A Delayed Diagnosis and Surgical Management

Esophageal rupture due to external blunt trauma is extremely rare in children. A-13-year old boy was admitted to emergency room with shortness of breath and abdominal pain. His history revealed fall down from 3 metres height, falling of a wooden block over chest, 4 hours before at home. Thoracic esophageal perforation was diagnosed at the 6th day of hospital stay.…

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  • Recieved 14.11.2009
  • Accepted 11.12.2009
  • Published Online 11.12.2009
  • Printed 01.09.2010
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.10.3. 22
  • Author Alper Avci, Sevval Eren, Bulent Ozturk
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2010;1(3):44-47
  • Index Page 44-47
  • How to Cite Alper Avci, Sevval Eren, Bulent Ozturk . Thoracic Esophageal Perforation After Blunt Trauma in a Child: A Delayed Diagnosis and Surgical Management. J Clin Anal Med. 2010;1(3):44-47
  • Running Title Thoracic Esophageal Perforation After Blunt Trauma in a Child
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