Items tagged “general surgery”

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Gallbladder carcinoma

  Diagnosis certain
Ahmed Abdrabou
Published 29 Dec 2014
89% complete
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Thyroid lymphoma

Thyroid lymphoma is rare, accounting for a minority of both thyroid malignancies and lymphoma in general.  The thyroid may be affected primarily or secondary to lymphoma elsewhere. This article is concerned with primary thyroid lymphoma.  Epidemiology Thyroid lymphoma accounts for <5% of thyr...
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Metastases to the thyroid

Metastases to the thyroid are an uncommon cause of thyroid malignancy.  Epidemiology Metastases to the thyroid represent 1.4-3% of all malignancies 5. In autopsy series, the incidence is ~10% (range 2-24%) 1,5.  Pathology The most common sites of primary malignancy include (note these will v...
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Multiorgan trauma with CT features of hypotension

  Diagnosis certain
RMH Core Conditions
Published 17 Jan 2015
95% complete
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Traumatic small bowel perforation

  Diagnosis certain
RMH Core Conditions
Published 17 Jan 2015
92% complete
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Traumatic rectosigmoid injury with active bleeding

  Diagnosis certain
RMH Core Conditions
Published 17 Jan 2015
92% complete
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Rigler sign and pneumatosis intestinalis

  Diagnosis certain
RMH Core Conditions
Published 17 Jan 2015
92% complete
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Omental infarction

  Diagnosis almost certain
RMH Core Conditions
Published 18 Jan 2015
83% complete
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Afferent loop syndrome

Afferent loop syndrome is an intermittent partial or complete mechanical obstruction of the afferent limb of a gastrojejunostomy. The syndrome classically refers to obstruction of the upstream limb of a side-to-side gastrojejunostomy but has also been used to refer to the biliopancreatic limb o...
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Blind loop syndrome

Blind loop syndrome (or "blind pouch syndrome") is an event that may occur after an end-to-end or end-to-side bowel anastomosis. Dilatation and stasis of the bypassed bowel may lead to bacterial overgrowth, breakdown of bile salts, and result in nutritional problems. It may even eventually lead ...
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Choledochojejunostomy

  Diagnosis certain
Henry Knipe
Published 03 Feb 2015
92% complete
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Giant hepatic hemangioma

  Diagnosis certain
Matt A. Morgan
Published 06 Feb 2015
100% complete
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Appendiceal mucocele

  Diagnosis certain
Bruno Lorensini
Published 03 Apr 2015
86% complete
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Traumatic bowel injury

  Diagnosis certain
Henry Knipe
Published 02 Apr 2015
92% complete
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Perforated gastric ulcer

  Diagnosis certain
Henry Knipe
Published 04 Apr 2015
87% complete
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Seatbelt sign (abdomen)

The seatbelt sign is both a clinical and radiological sign. It is simply the presence of ecchymosis and/or abraded skin in the distribution of a seatbelt (i.e. horizontal and/or diagonal) extending across the abdomen evident after a motor vehicle accident. Epidemiology A positive abdominal sea...
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Slipped gastric band

  Diagnosis certain
Henry Knipe
Published 05 Apr 2015
84% complete
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Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography

Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) is a diagnostic and interventional procedure technique using both endoscopy and fluoroscopy for examination and intervention of the biliary tree and pancreatic ducts. It is typically performed by doctors with endoscopic qualifications (e.g. g...
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Pediatric small bowel obstruction from incarcerated inguinal hernia

  Diagnosis almost certain
Laughlin Dawes
Published 07 May 2015
72% complete
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Acute appendicitis

  Diagnosis certain
Henry Knipe
Published 03 May 2015
86% complete
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