Journal of Surgery

Volume 2, Issue 1, February 2014

  • Colo-Colonic Intussusception Secondary to a Colonic Lipoma: Report of Two Cases

    Omar Toumi, Mohamed Hammami, Ammar Mahmoudi, Mohamed Nasr, Wassim Kallel, Khadija Zouari, Faouzi Noomen, Abdelaziz Hamdi

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 1, February 2014
    Pages: 1-3
    Received: Dec. 06, 2013
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    Published: Dec. 30, 2013
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    Abstract: Lipomas are the most common mesenchymal benign tumor of the colon. They are usually asymptomatic but may cause bleeding, obstruction, intussusception, or abdominal pain. A lead-point for adult intussusception exists in 90% of cases and is frequently malignant. The diagnosis can be made by colonoscopy, barium enema examination, and by computed tomog... Show More
  • Spinal Cord Compression Revealing Fluorosis

    Kherfani Abdelhakim, Amri Khalil, Maatar Nidhal, Mestiri Mondher, Bouaziz Mouna, Ladeb Mohamed

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 1, February 2014
    Pages: 4-6
    Received: Dec. 16, 2013
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    Published: Jan. 20, 2014
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    Abstract: Bone fluorosis due to high water fluoride contents is endemic in North Africa. Neurological complications as spinal cord compression at dorsal level are rare and unusual. Its outcome depends on early diagnosis and surgical treatment. The authors report a new case of spinal cord compression due to ossification of the yellow vertebral ligament in a p... Show More
  • Case Report: Extra Skeletal Chondroma of the Ring Finger in Right Hand

    Siddaram Patil, Sankar Rao P., Pradeep, Pawan Nawataki

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 1, February 2014
    Pages: 7-10
    Received: Nov. 17, 2014
    Accepted: Dec. 02, 2014
    Published: Jan. 06, 2015
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    Abstract: A 45 year old male patient presented with history of painless swelling on the right dorsum of ring finger palm since 4 years. Physical examination revealed irregular firm mass on the volar aspect of the left thumb measuring 13x6 cm, extending from base of the proximal phalynx to thenar crease. Movements of right ring and little finger at MCP joint ... Show More
  • The Evaluation of Preoperative and Histopathologic Diagnosis in Specimens of Hysterectomy Performed for Benign Conditions

    Ozan Turgut, Serdar Yanık, Aybala Agac Ay, Isin Gencay, Sümeyra Nergiz, Ahmet Ay, Oktay Aydin

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 1, February 2014
    Pages: 11-13
    Received: Jan. 09, 2014
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    Published: Feb. 20, 2014
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    Abstract: The aim of this study is to evaluate hysterectomy procedures performed for benign conditions in terms of indications and histopatho-logical results. Retrospective analysis of 32 hysterectomy cases, which were performed between January 2011 and Decem-ber 2012, was conducted to review indications and histo-pathological diagnoses. The most frequent in... Show More
  • Giant- Cell Tumour of the Spine with Pulmonary Metastases: An Uncommon Presentation

    Kherfani Abdelhakim, Amri Khalil, Khezami Karim, Abid Leila, Bouaziz Mouna, Mestiri Mondher

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 1, February 2014
    Pages: 14-16
    Received: Jan. 09, 2014
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    Published: Mar. 10, 2014
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    Abstract: Giant-cell tumour (GCT) of the bone is a relatively uncommon tumour that is classified as benign. Pulmonary metastases appear in 3% of cases, usually over three years after the first diagnosis of the tumour. The authors reports a case of 28-years-old woman, treated for a giant-cell tumour with an early pulmonary metastases.
  • A Case of Synchronous Bilateral Invasive Lobular Carcinoma of Breast

    Ikhwan Sani Mohamad, Kenneth Voon Kher Ti, Seoparjoo Azmel, Khairil Amir Sayuti, Zaidi Zakaria, Syed Hassan

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 1, February 2014
    Pages: 17-20
    Received: Feb. 01, 2014
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    Published: Mar. 10, 2014
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    Abstract: Breast cancer is the most common malignancy in female, accounting for nearly 22.9% of all malignancy in female worldwide. However, bilateral breast cancer is rare and sometimes missed. We reported a 44 year old lady presented with late presentation of bilateral invasive lobular breast carcinoma, focusing on her risk factors and treatment strategy.