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Abdominal wall abscess containing gallstones as a late complication to laparoscopic cholecystectomy performed 17 years earlier

Anders Mark Christensen and Mads Mark Christensen.

in Journal of Surgical Case Reports

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Hepatobiliary Surgery. 1355 words.

Laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) is the preferred surgical treatment for symptomatic gallstones. The laparoscopic procedure is superior to the open approach in many aspects....

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Acute and chronic acalculous cholecystitis associated with aortic dissection

Fuyuki F. Inagaki, Yoshiaki Hara, Masako Kamei, Michio Tanaka and Masamichi Yasuno.

in Journal of Surgical Case Reports

P ublished online August 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Hepatobiliary Surgery. 1399 words.

Acalculous cholecystitis is a rare but life-threatening disease, but its pathogenesis is not fully revealed yet. We experienced two acalculous cholecystitis cases associated with aortic...

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Acute cholecystitis presenting with massive intra-abdominal haemorrhage

Murad M. Aljiffry, Amna N. Almulhim, Mohammad H. Jamal and Mazen M. Hassanain.

in Journal of Surgical Case Reports

P ublished online April 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Hepatobiliary Surgery. 1155 words.

Haemorrhagic cholecystitis is a known rare life-threatening complication of acute cholecystitis. In this case report, we describe clinical presentation and radiological findings of acute...

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Adenomyoma of ampulla: a rare cause of obstructive jaundice

N Kumari and M Vij.

in Journal of Surgical Case Reports

August 2011; p ublished online August 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Hepatobiliary Surgery. 602 words.

Adenomyoma is a rare benign lesion occurring commonly in the fundus of the gallbladder in the biliary tract. Ampullary adenomyoma is rarer still, presenting as obstructive jaundice due to...

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Alithiasic cholecystitis treated by percutaneous cholecystostomy in a patient with severe septic shock and neutropenia

N Simion.

in Journal of Surgical Case Reports

February 2012; p ublished online February 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Hepatobiliary Surgery. 886 words.

Acalculous cholecystitis is a relatively rare form of cholecystitis appearing in severely ill patients. We chose the case of a young patient under chemotherapy for myeloid leukaemia who...

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An 18-year-old woman with a 34-cm metaplastic breast carcinoma

António Gomes, Vanessa Santos, Gonçalo Dias, Rita Theias Manso, Lucília Gonçalves, Margarida Coiteiro, Helena Gaspar and Antónia Nazaré.

in Journal of Surgical Case Reports

P ublished online January 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Breast Surgery. 1239 words.

Metaplastic breast carcinomas (MBCs) are rare malignancies usually with poor prognosis. We report a case of an 18-year-old African female patient who presented with a 34-cm tumor on the...

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Anaphylaxis from intravascular rupture of Hydatid disease following liver trauma

Paul J Marriott, John Karani, Sebastian B Lucas, Peter L Chiodini and Nigel D Heaton.

in Journal of Surgical Case Reports

September 2010; p ublished online September 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Hepatobiliary Surgery. 1287 words.

Cystic Echinococcosis also known as cystic hydatid disease is a parasitic infection endemic in many parts of the world. Humans are accidental intermediate hosts with cysts most commonly...

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Atypical mycobacterial infection mimicking metastatic cholangiocarcinoma

Harsh A. Kanhere, Markus I. Trochsler, John Pierides and Guy J. Maddern.

in Journal of Surgical Case Reports

June 2013; p ublished online June 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Hepatobiliary Surgery. 1021 words.

Mycobacterial infections are rare in developed countries. Isolated involvement of the liver and biliary tree by mycobacterial infection is extremely rare. We report a case of a 45-year-old...

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Back pain as a potential indicator of local recurrence in pancreatic cancer

Elke Tieftrunk, Ihsan Ekin Demir, Helmut Friess and Güralp O. Ceyhan.

in Journal of Surgical Case Reports

P ublished online October 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Hepatobiliary Surgery. 1056 words.

Neural invasion (NI) and severe pain are common features in patients with pancreatic cancer (PCa). Here, we present the case of a 67-year-old patient with PCa whose pre- and postoperative...

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Breast cancer after prophylactic mastectomy for Lobular Carcinoma-In-Situ (LCIS) - an unusual case

N Gurjar, A Basit, C Thomson and R Kirby.

in Journal of Surgical Case Reports

October 2012; p ublished online October 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Breast Surgery. 1193 words.

Bilateral risk reducing mastectomy results in the greatest breast cancer risk reduction but is an irreversible intervention. Total mastectomy can never remove all breast tissue and there is...

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