Journal of Surgery

Volume 4, Issue 1, February 2016

  • Neglected Penile Constricting Injury in a 9 Year Old Child; a Case Report and Challenges of Management

    Muzzammil Abdullahi, Bashir Yunusa, Sharfuddeen Abbas Mashi, Sani Ali Aji, Sani Usman Alhassan

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, February 2016
    Pages: 1-3
    Received: 6 January 2016
    Accepted: 15 January 2016
    Published: 31 January 2016
    Abstract: Penile constricting injury is a rare urologic emergency which if not treated early can lead to various vascular and mechanical complications. We present a case of neglected penile constriction in a 9 year old boy and the methods we used in removing the constricting object.
  • Gangrenous Colitis in a Patient with Polypharmacy: A Case Study

    Hassan Malik, Sivananthan Suntharalingam, Muhammad Majid Ali

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, February 2016
    Pages: 4-7
    Received: 13 January 2016
    Accepted: 25 January 2016
    Published: 29 February 2016
    Abstract: A 20-year-old female, otherwise fit and well, was admitted to intensive care unit intubated with polypharmacy secondary to drug over dose. She developed a seizure episode and a rise in serum lactate within 24 hours of admission, followed by abdominal distension, with metabolic acidosis and a further elevation of serum lactate levels. CT abdomen rev... Show More