Case Report April 2012

Melanosis Coli: Case Report

Melanosis coli is a common condition characterized by dark pigmentation of colonic mucosa. Melanosis coli is thought to be a benign lesion that emerging related with the overuse of the anthraquinone containing laxatives. A complete relation with colorectal carcinoma could not be demonstrated. It is often related with constipation and it is mostly diagnosed as endoscopic or diagnosed in a…

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  • Recieved 24.11.2010
  • Accepted 02.12.2010
  • Published Online 02.12.2010
  • Printed 01.04.2012
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.495
  • Author Murat Eroglu, Ali Kagan Coskun, Armagan Gunal, Ali Harlak, Orhan Kozak
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2012;3(2):234-236
  • Index Page 234-236
  • How to Cite Murat Eroglu, Ali Kagan, Coskun, Armagan Gunal, Harlak, Orhan Kozak. Melanosis Coli: Case Report. J Clin Anal Med. 2012;3(2):234-236
  • Running Title Melanosis Coli
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Subungual Squamous Cell Carcinoma Masquerading as an Onychomycosis

Tumors of nail unit may be benign or malign. Different histological variants of subungual tumours have been reported. Subungual squamous cell carcinoma is rare, and the disease is often misdiagnosed as a benign condition, therefore it is difficult to estimate the real incidence of this disease. We hereby present a case of subungual squamous cell carcinoma that has previously been…

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  • Recieved 20.11.2010
  • Accepted 28.11.2010
  • Published Online 28.11.2010
  • Printed 01.04.2012
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.488
  • Author Celalettin Sever, Yalcin Kulahci, Sinan Oksuz
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2012;3(2):231-233
  • Index Page 231-233
  • How to Cite Celalettin Sever, Yalcin Kulahci, Sinan Oksuz. Subungual Squamous Cell Carcinoma Masquerading as an Onychomycosis. J Clin Anal Med. 2012;3(2):231-233
  • Running Title Subungual Squamous Cell Carcinoma
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Paratesticular Leiomyosarcoma: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

Leiomyosarcomas arising from the spermatic cord are extremely rare. A 65 year old man admitted to our clinic with a 4 months history of painless right inguinal mass. He had no history of trauma and no urinary tract symptoms. On physical examination a firm non-tender mobile mass of approximataly 3x5 cm in diamater was found in inguinal region. No inguinal…

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  • Recieved 24.11.2010
  • Accepted 28.11.2010
  • Published Online 28.11.2010
  • Printed 01.04.2012
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.483
  • Author Fikret Erdemir, Dogan Atilgan, Bekir Suha Parlaktas, Fatma Markoc, Fatih Firat
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2012;3(2):227-230
  • Index Page 227-230
  • How to Cite Fikret Erdemir, Dogan Atilgan, Bekir Suha, Parlaktas, Markoc, Fatih Firat. Paratesticular Leiomyosarcoma: A Case Report and Review of the Literature. J Clin Anal Med. 2012;3(2):227-230
  • Running Title Paratesticular Leiomyosarcoma
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Amitriptyline Intoxication Responded to Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

The most severe effects in amitriptiline intoxications are related with central nervous system and cardiovascular system. Amitriptiline intoxication especially with high doses has severe cardiac effects and can result in cardiac arrest. Most favorable responses can be achieved with efficient and prolonged cardiopulmonary resuscitation. We wanted to present a case ingested high dose of amitriptiline for attempt to suicide and…

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  • Recieved 01.11.2010
  • Accepted 18.11.2010
  • Published Online 18.11.2010
  • Printed 01.04.2012
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.471
  • Author Guldem Turan, Ozcan Piskin, Gulsen Bulut
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2012;3(2):224-226
  • Index Page 224-226
  • How to Cite Guldem Turan, Ozcan Piskin, Gulsen Bulut. Amitriptyline Intoxication Responded to Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation. J Clin Anal Med. 2012;3(2):224-226
  • Running Title Amitriptyline Intoxication
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A Case of Descending Necrotizing Mediastinitis Following Tooth Cleaning With a Crochet Hook

Acute mediastinitis is a potentially fatal condition that caused by oropharyngeal infections, esophageal perforations or after cardio-thoracic surgery . Early diagnosis, aggressive surgical debridement and drainage are important for succesful treatment. Here we present a case of DNM that caused by tooth cleaning with a crochet hook. There is no case of DNM in the literature developed after teeth cleaning.

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  • Recieved 19.10.2010
  • Accepted 16.11.2010
  • Published Online 16.11.2010
  • Printed 01.04.2012
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.450
  • Author Muharrem Erol, Ahmet Ural, Celal Tekinbas, Mehmet Imamoglu , Muge Kosucu
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2012;3(2):218-220
  • Index Page 218-220
  • How to Cite Muharrem Erol, Ahmet Ural, Celal Tekinbas, Imamoglu , Muge Kosucu. A Case of Descending Necrotizing Mediastinitis Following Tooth Cleaning With a Crochet Hook. J Clin Anal Med. 2012;3(2):218-220
  • Running Title Descending Necrotizing Mediastinitis
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The Use of Posterior Short Segment Screw Fixation and Balloon Kyphoplasty in the Surgical Treatment of Traumatic Vertebral Fracture: A Case Report

Surgical treatments for the fracture of the spine are frequently used in clinical practice. Posterior spine stabilization with transpedicular screw fixation is one of the surgical treatment methods in the surgical treatment of spinal fractures. A 48-year old male patient was admitted to our hospital with a diagnosis of the L1 compression fracture resulting from traumatic injury. Posterior transpedicular screws…

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  • Recieved 20.10.2010
  • Accepted 06.11.2010
  • Published Online 06.11.2010
  • Printed 01.04.2012
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.454
  • Author Sevim Ondul, Mustafa Durmus
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2012;3(2):221-223
  • Index Page 221-223
  • How to Cite Sevim Ondul, Mustafa Durmus. The Use of Posterior Short Segment Screw Fixation and Balloon Kyphoplasty in the Surgical Treatment of Traumatic Vertebral Fracture: A Case Report. J Clin Anal Med. 2012;3(2):221-223
  • Running Title Balloon Kyphoplasty in Vertebral Fracture
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Huge Pericardial Cyst Misleading Symptoms of COPD

Pericardial cysts are rare benign congenital mediastinal lesions. It accounts 30% of all mediastinal cysts. They are usually asemptomatic. They can produce the compression of the mediastinal structures typically caused the symptoms of dyspnea, thoracic pain, tachicardia and cough due to the unusual large size of the cyst. It can performed symptoms of lung atelectasia. The case was a sixty-five…

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  • Recieved 22.10.2010
  • Accepted 30.10.2010
  • Published Online 30.10.2010
  • Printed 01.04.2012
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.418
  • Author Gokturk Findik, Seray Kalaycioglu Hazer, Yetkin Agackiran , Koray Aydogdu, Sadi Kaya
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2012;3(2):215-217
  • Index Page 215-217
  • How to Cite Gokturk Findik, Seray Kalaycioglu Hazer, Yetkin Koray Agackiran , Aydogdu, Sadi Kaya. Huge Pericardial Cyst Misleading Symptoms of COPD. J Clin Anal Med. 2012;3(2):215-217
  • Running Title Huge Pericardial Cyst
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