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: June 2012; 3(3)

June 2012

Laparoscopic repair of iatrogenic anterior diaphragmatic hernia

  Congenital diaphragmatic hernia is a relatively common condition with an incidence of about 1 in 2000 to 1 in 5000 live births. Most cases occur posterolaterally through the foramen of Bochdalek and usually present immediately after birth with respiratory distress. Congenital anterior diaphragmatic hernia (Morgagni's hernia) is rare, accounting for less than 5% of all types of congenital diaphragmatic...

Author(s): Abdullah Alwabari, Lalit Parida and Ahmed H. Al-Salem

June 2012

Rhabdomyosarcoma of the mesentery in an infant

Rhabdomyosarcoma is the most common soft tissue sarcoma in infants and children. Commonly, it arises from the head and neck, genitor-urinary system, trunk and extremities. Rhabdomyosarcoma arising in the mesentery is extremely rare and only few cases were reported in the literature. This is a case report of a rhabdomyosarcoma of the mesentery in a 4 month-old male infant.   Key words: Rhabdomyosarcoma,...

Author(s): Ahmed H. Al-salem, Lalit Parida and Abdulla Al-Wabari