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: May 2011; 2(3)

May 2011

Candiduria by Candida tropicalis evolves to fatal candidemia

  Candida species are opportunistic pathogens that belong to the normal human microbiota. In the past decades, the incidence of nosocomial fungal diseases has increased, and Candida spp. is still one of the main causal agents. Urinary tract is usually involved with disseminated infections, but interpretation of yeast findings, from representative specimens of this anatomical site,...

Author(s): Vidigal, Pedrina Gonçalves, Santos, Simone Aparecida, Maria Aparecida Fernandez, Patrícia de Souza Bonfim, Hilton Vizi Martinez and Terezinha Inez Estivalet Svidzinski

May 2011

Mason at a surgical mission

  Strangulation of penis and scrotum by objects for auto-erotic purpose though common may at times lead to grave complications. Removal of these objects is a challenging task. We report such a case where a mason came to our rescue following failed attempts at surgical removal.   Key words: Foreign body, penis, scrotum

Author(s): Utpal De, Dritiman Maitra, Sujoy Pal, Monoranjan Kar and Mritunjay Mukherjee