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Proximal renal tubular acidosis in pregnancy: A case report and literature review
Renal tubular acidosis is usually associated with chronic renal conditions and is rarely encountered in pregnancy. It may be inherited causing osteomalacia and rickets in children or acquired following autoimmune diseases ...
Fatal hepatitis B infection despite immunization in an HIV-infected infant: A possible case of vaccine failure and immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome
We report a case of hepatitis B immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome in an 8-month-old girl with Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) co-infection. In resource-constrained ...
Clozapine-induced intestinal obstruction - A critical examination of four cases
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Situs inversus abdominalis and duodenal atresia: A case report and review of the literature
Fewer than 20 patients born with situs inversus and duodenal atresia have been reported in the literature. We present a patient with this condition. A newborn baby presented shortly after birth with persistent bilious ...
Myocardial abscess with contained rupture: Successful repair
Spontaneous rupture of the heart from myocardial abscess is a rare occurrence. Most cases of spontaneous cardiac rupture are due to myocardial infarction. We present a case of a contained rupture of the heart in a patient ...
Pericardial rupture and cardiac herniation after blunt chest trauma
Pericardial rupture after blunt chest trauma is rare and is associated with a high mortality rate. We describe a patient with traumatic pericardial rupture and cardiac herniation who was successfully treated surgically. ...
Traumatic abdominal wall hernia - Four cases and a review of the literature
Objective. To review blunt traumatic abdominal wall hernias (TAWHs) in our institution. Method. Retrospective review of blunt abdominal trauma cases over a 6-month period. Results. Four patients with TAWH were identified. ...
Community-acquired Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection in an infant
A 7-month-old infant presented at a tertiary centre with a 6-day history of a skin rash, fever and diarrhoea. Clinical features included pyrexia, kwashiorkor, extensive ulcerating skin lesions suggestive of ecthyma ...
Phlegmonous necrotising cellulitis after reduction mammoplasty. A report of 4 cases
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Surrogate pregnancies in patients with Mayer-Rokitansky-Kustner-Hauser syndrome and severe teratozoospermia
The challenge of the case presented was threefold: congenital absent uterus (Mayer-Rokitansky-Kustner-Hauser syndrome), a request for surrogacy, and teratozoospermia in the husband (6% normal morphology according to the ...