Medical Case Studies

  • Abbreviation: Med. Case Stud.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-6532
  • DOI: 10.5897/MCS
  • Start Year: 2010
  • Published Articles: 42

Table of Content: August 2011; 2(5)

August 2011

Impalement injury of the oro-pharynx with fatal consequences in a child: A case report and review of the literature

  Impalement injuries of the oropharynx are especially common in children. They may be innocuous injuries but can present with life threatening sequele which range from neurologic to non-neurologic sequele. Herein, we report the first of this type of injury from Nigeria and it was a 2 year old female child who presented with a rod like metallic object embedded in her oropharynx following a fall on the same...

Author(s): A. A. Adoga, M. B. Sandabe, A. Bemu, E. Musa, A. A. Bakari, A. M. Kodiyaand B. M. Ahmad

August 2011

Transient trifascicular block in severe hyperkalemia: A case report

  Hyperkalemia is a commonly encountered electrolyte abnormality that can significantly alter normal cardiac conduction. Potentially lethal dysrhythmias associated with hyperkalemia include complete heart block and Mobitz type II second-degree atrioventricular (AV) block. We report a case of trifascicular block, due to hyperkalemia. The patient's symptoms and electrocardiogram (ECG) evidence of...

Author(s): AGARWAL Navnit, SINGH Anurag, GABA Ripudaman, SHUKLA Ranjeet, AGARWAL Mandavi and JAISWAL Pankaj