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Monday, 24 February 2020

CASE 582: INSULINOMA, Dr PHAN THANH HAI, Dr HUYNH TRAC LUAN, MEDIC MEDICAL CENTER, HCMC, VIETNAM.

WOMAN  25YO  with  HYPOGLYCEMIA COMA MANY TIMES  IN EMERGENCY  HOSPITAL.   

AT MEDIC, BLOODTESTS:  
FASTING GLUCOSE  (FPG) = 2.4  (N=3.9-5.9 mmol/mL)    
Insuline=   71.3  ( N= 2.6-24.9 microUI/mL) 
C-PEPTIC FASTING = 7.45 ng/mL (N =1.1-4.4 mUI/mL)
BLOOD TEST RESULTS SUSPECTED INSULINOMA.  
ULTRASOUND of  PANCREAS IS NORMAL  BUT SMALL ACCESSORY  SPLEEN EXISTS (US 1, US 2, US 3).









MSCT SPECTRAL CONTRAST of PANCREAS  NON DETECTED PANCREAS TUMOR BUT CLEARLY VIEWING ACCESSORY SPLEEN (CT1/CT2).













MRI of PANCREAS   DETECTED  SMALL TUMOR AT THE TAIL of PANCREAS #1.5 CM  SUSPECTED  INSULINOMA.








Operation removed small tumor at the tail of pancreas  (ope, macro1, macro2).






CONCLUSION = CASE OF TYPICAL INSULINOMA IN CLINICAL   BUT ULTRASOUND and CT CANNOT DETECT THIS SMALL TUMOR, EXCEPT MRI.

Reference    CT perfusion of pancreas  detected insulinoma.
  

  

Wednesday, 19 February 2020

CASE 581: RETROPERITONEAL GIANT LIPOMA, Dr PHAN THANH HAI, Dr TRAN THI NGA, MEDIC MEDICAL C, HCMC, VIETNAM.

Man 35 yo with distention of abdomen slowly  after liposuction intra abdominal  wall.




Ultrasound of abdomen detected big mass from epigastric to hypogastric area,  hypovascular and echostructure like fatty tissue. 

US 1: the mass near the liver border  hypovascular
US 2: crossed-section at epigastric  this mass  around  AMA.  
US 3: crossed-section at umbilic area,  aorta and IVC no replaced.
US 4: sagittal middle abdomen   aorta and vci  
ultrasound  report is big lipoma intra abdomen.




MSCT CE    
CT1  CROSSED SECTION  L KID  DEPLACEMENT  
CT2  FRONTAL VIEW   BIG LIPOMA  WITH HU  IS 30UI
CT3  FRONTAL SECTION THIS TUMOR IS RETROPERITONEUM DEPLACEMENT BOWEL TO RIGHT SITE
CT4  3D VIEW  HS L KIDNEY ROTATION  





CT REPORT IS RETROPERITONEUM LIPOMA  
OPERATION  REMOVED 7 KG  TUMOR  AND MICROSCOPIC REPORT IS LIPOMA.



REFERENCE CASE


Sunday, 16 February 2020

CASE 580: COLON INTUSSUSCEPTION, Dr PHAN THANH HẢI, Dr LÊ ÐÌNH TÍN, MEDIC MEDICAL CENTER, HCMC, VIET NAM.

WOMAN 54yo DURING TREATED HYPERTHYROIDISM  SHE HAD GOT DIARRHEA WITH MUCUS MANY TIMES AND PAIN IN LLAQ.


EMERGENCY ULTRASOUND OF ABDOMEN  DETECTED  ONE MASS INTRA SIGMA COLON  WITH TARGET SIGN IMAGE ( US 1, US 2), SIZE 5 CM  INDUCED  COLON INTUSSUSCEPTION    AND THYROID HYPERVASCULAR PATTERN  ( US 3).




FOR DIAGNOSTIC PERFORMED COLON ENEMA WITH BARYUM (X-RAY 1, X-RAY 2)  SHOW ONE MASS INTRA SIGMA COLON  5CM IN SIZE.




MSCT OF ABDOMEN:   THIS MASS IS HYPODENSITY HU  LIKE LIPOMA .


ENDOSCOPY OF COLON  DETECTED TUMOR BUT BIOPSY RESULT IS  MUCOSAL INFLAMATION.




WAIT FOR TREATED HYPERTHYROIDISM STABLE TO SURGERY IN SAFETY.

Operation  detected  tumor of descending colon near  splenic angle. Macroscopic is like lipoma, wait for microscopic report.




MICROSCOPIC REPORT IS  LIPOMA    






REFERENCE   CASE REPORT  




CONCLUSION  =  LIPOMA INTRACOLON  INDUCED COLON INTUSSUSCEPTION.

Friday, 24 January 2020

CASE 579: ACUTE APPENDICITIS in PREGNANCY, Dr PHAN THANH HAI, MEDIC MEDICAL CENTER, HCMC, VIETNAM.

Woman 33 yo in pregnancy. PARA 3003 # 24 weeks WITH pain in RLAQ 24 HOURS AGO
  
OBSTETRIC ULTRASOUND PROVED NORMAL PREGNANCY IN  24WKS WITHOUT UTERUS CONTRACTION IN TOCOMETRY (PHOTO TOCO).


EMERGENCY ULTRASOUND  DETECTED APPENDIX IN BIG  LUMEN DUE  TO DILATATION (US 1, US 2, US 3).




BLOOD TESTS:  WBC RISED 9.8K  NEUTRO 40%, CRP 56..
MRI  WITHOUT GADO  DETECTED   BIG  LUMEN DILATED APPENDIX (MRI 1, MRI 2, MRI 3).




 

ENDOSCOPIC  OPERATION REMOVED ACUTE APPENDICITIS.

  
SUMMARY = ACUTE APPENDICITIS IN PREGNANCY IS DIFFICULT TO DIAGNOSE;   US AND MRI  CONTRIBUTING  TO DIAGNOSE  IN DIFFICULT CASE.

REFERENCE : CASE 548, APPENDICITIS IN PREGNANCY  (MEDIC ULTRASOUND CASE 548  PUB 01 MAY-2019)

Monday, 30 December 2019

CASE 578: CYSTIC TERATOMA OF THE LUNG, Dr PHAN THANH HAI, Dr NGUYEN TUAN VU, MEDIC MEDICAL CENTER, HCMC, VIETNAM.


WOMAN 29YO  WITH RIGHT LUNG  PAIN.    
CARDIAC ULTRASOUND DETECTS NORMAL HEART  AND A BIG MASS  COVERED RIGHT LUNG  ( US1).   





US 2 : THE MASS IS ROUND WITH SIZE 30CM.





US 3 : CDI  NO VASCULAR IN TUMOR .



US 4 : ELASTO  IS SOFT CODE,  LIKE A CYST  NO SEPTATION NO HARD TISSUE.




CHEST X-RAYS= THIS MASS COVERED THE RIGHT LUNG  NO PLEURAL  FLUID.


CT OF THE LUNG    
CT1 : SAGITAL VIEW, THIS MASS IS INSIDE RIGHT LUNG
CT2  : CROSSED SECTION,   THIS CYSTIC  CONTENT IS VISCOUS FLUID.



Operation  removed this cyst with chocolate fluid.



Reference


  
SUMMARY  =  CYSTIC TERATOMA OF THE LUNG.