Items tagged “iatrogenic”

48 results found
Case

Iatrogenic arteriovenous fistula

The spectral Dopp...
 Diagnosis certain
Dr Matt A. Morgan
Published 02 Nov 2014
88% complete
Ultrasound
Article

Iodinated contrast-induced thyrotoxicosis

Iodinated contrast-induced thyrotoxicosis is rare and may occur in patients with pre-existing thyroid disease and through complications of thyrotoxicosis (e.g. cardiac arrhythmia) may be fatal. Patients with a normal thyroid gland are unaffected.  Patients with existing thyrotoxicosis should no...
Article

Buried bumper syndrome

Buried bumper syndrome (BBS) is a rare but important complication in patients with a percutaneous gastrostomy tube, occurring by migration of the internal bumper along its track. The tube may get lodged anywhere between the gastric wall and the skin and lead to life-threatening complications inc...
Case

Bladder leak post radical prostatectomy

The urethral cath...
 Diagnosis certain
Dr Nolan Walker
Published 26 Feb 2015
88% complete
Fluoroscopy
Case

Pelvic gossypiboma

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Kewal Arunkumar Mistry
Published 08 Mar 2015
83% complete
UltrasoundCTX-ray
Article

Radiation-induced glioma

Radiation-induced gliomas are a rare complication of cranial irradiation, occurring in less than 3% of cases 15 years post treatment. Glioblastomas correspond to three-quarters of all radiation induced gliomas.  The risk of developing a secondary CNS cancer following radiation exposure has been...
Case

Cecal volvulus with iatrogenic complication

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Matthew Jarvis
Published 28 May 2015
65% complete
CT
Article

Intestinal angioedema

Intestinal angioedema is edema into the submucosal space of the bowel wall following protein extravasation from "leaky" vessels. It can affect both the small and large bowel. Clinical presentation Patients often present with non-specific findings of abdominal pain, nausea, and vomiting. Patho...
Case

"Ballooning" of the distal esophagus after Heller myotomy

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Matt A. Morgan
Published 21 Jul 2015
97% complete
Barium
Case

Supine tension pneumothorax

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Henry Knipe
Published 04 Sep 2015
97% complete
X-ray
Article

Failed back syndrome

Failed back syndrome refers to persistent leg and/or lumbar back pain after a surgical procedure. The pathophysiology of this syndrome is complex, as often the operation was technically successful.  Terminology Other names for failed back syndrome include failed back surgery syndrome, post-lam...
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Punctured right ventricle by pacemaker lead

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Hong Wu
Published 22 Dec 2015
92% complete
CT
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N-butyl-2-cyanoacrylate pulmonary embolism and left adrenal venous infarction

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Chris O'Donnell
Published 20 Jan 2016
95% complete
CT
Article

Barium peritonitis

Barium peritonitis is a rare complication of gastrointestinal fluoroscopy, and occurs when there is gastrointestinal tract perforation and spillage of barium into the peritoneal cavity.  Pathology Barium in the peritoneal cavity is treated as a foreign body with resultant immune response that ...
Case

Embedded intrauterine contraceptive device

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Maulik S Patel
Published 12 Mar 2016
75% complete
Ultrasound
Article

Infusothorax

Infusothorax is a complication of central venous catheter malposition where the catheter tip is located in the pleural space and the infusion of the fluid collects inadvertantly in the pleural space in the form of a pleural effusion. Longer term complications depend on the fluid being infused.
Case

Dropped gallstones

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Prafulla Patil
Published 08 May 2016
77% complete
CT
Case

Postoperative gossypiboma

 Diagnosis certain
Mahmoud Manour
Published 17 Jun 2016
86% complete
CT
Case

Radial artery pseduoaneurysm

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Henry Knipe
Published 29 Jun 2016
92% complete
CT
Case

Duodenal perforation post ERCP

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Henry Knipe
Published 15 Jul 2016
89% complete
FluoroscopyX-rayCT

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