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Saturday, 7 July 2018

CASE 503: SUBUNGUAL GLOMUS TUMOR, Dr LÝ HỮU ĐỨC, Dr PHAN THANH HẢI, MEDIC MEDICAL CENTER, HCMC, VIETNAM.





WOMAN  46 YO  WITH  HISTORY  OF  5 YEARS AGO  PAIN AT  FIRST FINGER OF LEFT HAND, SWELLING AND BLEEDDING.
ULTRASOUND  OF THIS FINGER   WITH CDI    US 1   LONGITUDINAL SCANNING   DETECTED  ONE  MASS HYPOECHOIC BUT HYPERVASCULAR.



US 2: CROSSED-SECTION OF THIS MASS UNDER UNGUAL  
 HYPERVASCULAR  OF DISTAL FINGER.



MRI 2  =THIS MASS IS UNDER  UNGUAL   NO  INVASION OF THE BONE.


MRI 3 = CROSSED- SECTION OF THIS TUMOR IS  SUB UNGUAL WITHOUT EROSION OF THE BONE.


OPERATION  REMOVED THIS TUMOR.


 MICROSCOPIC RESULT IS  GLOMUS TUMOR.

Monday, 2 July 2018

CASE 502: DIFFUSE SKIN XANTHOMA, Dr DƯƠNG NGỌC THÀNH, Dr LÝ HỮU ĐỨC, Dr PHAN THANH HẢI, MEDIC MEDICAL CENTER, HCMC, VIETNAM.



MAN 32 YO 2 YEARS AGO   BEGINNING AT THE HAND   AND FOOT  RISING SMALL NODULES AND HARD, SIZE 1-2 CM, COULORED  REED TO YELLOW   AND FULL BODY  APPEARED BUT NOT IN THE FACE. SEE PHOTOS ( PHOTO 1  THE BACK ,  PHOTO 2  THE FOOT,  PHOTO 3   THE HAND,  PHOTO 4  IN FOCUS NODULES,  PHPOTO 5  THE SKIN OVER ACHILLUS TENDON.






ULTRASOUND:   US 1=  THE NODULE 1,5 CM  UNDER SKIN   AND FATTY LAYER,   US 2 =  CDI  NO BLOOD TO THIS NODULE,  US 3  ACHILLE TENDON IS  NORMAL .




BLOOD TESTS MADE DIAGNOSING ARE DIABETES AND HYPERCHOLESTEROLEMIA AND RISING TRIGLYCERIDS.

BIOPSY  ( SEE MACRO).  


WHILE WAITING FOR  PATHOLOGY REPORT,
ONE DERMATOLOGIST SAYS IT IS ERUPTIVE  XANTHOMATOSIS.


MICROSCOPIC RESULT IS XANTHOMA.

Saturday, 30 June 2018

CASE 501: BLADDER HERNIA to SCROTUM, Dr LÊ TỰ PHÚC, Dr PHAN THANH HẢI, MEDIC MEDICAL CENTER, HCMC, VIETNAM.

A 51-year-old man with pubic pain for 2 weeks with left scrotum swelling and
 increasing in size for 6 months. He has to  compress the scrotum by hand in order to empty the bladder everytime normal ending of micturition= two-stage micturition: the patient after a first spontaneous voiding, presses the mass and voids again. No other urinary symptoms. There was no history of nausea or vomiting.

Ultrasound scanning detected one sac containing of fluid on the left side of scrotum. This sac with thick wall continued upwards left pubic tubercle and getting smaller like a bird beak. This sac appears bigger when the patient did holding his breath (Valsalva maneuver) and disappered after being compression by hand to voiding.









Retrograde cystography CT revealed a left scrotal hernia with fluid density lesion continuous with left lateral bladder wall.


Diagnosis of left scrotal hernia with bladder as content was made.
Operation for repairing urinary bladder was done. A part of bladder adheres at deep orifice of inguinal canal and overcomes to scrotum by upper branch of pubis.




Have you' d ever seen a case like that before and what do you think?

Monday, 25 June 2018

CASE 500: BIG GIST TUMOR, Dr PHAN THANH HẢI, Dr NGUYỄN PHÚ HỮU, MEDIC MEDICAL CENTER, HCMC, VIETNAM.

Woman 65 yo  check -up  for hypertension.
US SCANNING of ABDOMEN   DETECTED   ONE MASS  SIZE OF 20CM X15 CM  AT THE  LEFT UPPER ABDOMEN QUADRAN,   SOLID STRUCTURE  AND MULTICYSTIC  HYPOVASCULAR (US1, US2).





X-RAYS of ABDOMEN WITH SP :THE MASS  DEPLACED AIR  GASTRIC  FUNDUS  AND LEFT COLON  ( X-RAY PICTURE).


ON MSCT CE   THIS MASS  CAUGHT VERY QUICK CE . IN CT 1( CROSSED SECTION),  CT 2:   THIS MASS IS  NEAR THE BORDER OF  GASTRIC GREAT CURVATURE , CT3 : FRONTAL VIEW,   CT4  SAGITAL VIEW .



  

GASTRO COLONOENDOSCOPY DID NOT DETECT ANY ABNORMALITIES  INTRALUMEN. 

BLOOD TEST IS NORMAL .
FOR THIS CASE  RADIOLOGIST  SUGGESTED GIST OF  GREAT OMENTUM.

Operation removed big tumor from the gastric wall .




Wednesday, 20 June 2018

CASE 499: RETINOBLASTOMA, Dr PHAN THANH HẢI, MEDIC MEDICAL CENTER, HCMC, VIETNAM.

BOY 3 YO  WITH RIGHT EYE  HAVING WHITE SPOT.
ULTRASOUND   B MODE OF  RIGHT EYE  DETECTED RETINE DETACHEMENT ( US1).

US B MODE   DETECTED  THE MASS TUMOR   INSIDE OCULUS [EYEBALL]  WITH CALCIFICATION (US 2, US 4).



MRI OF  THE TUMOR IN RIGHT OCULUS WITH  CALCIFICATION  NO  INVASION OUTSIDE.



CLINICAL ULTRASOUND AND MRI  SUSPECTED  RETINOBLASTOMA.
OPERATION  REPORT  IS  TUMOR LIMITED IN RIGHT OCULUS.  MICROSCOPIC RESULT IS  RETINOBLASTOMA.



Friday, 15 June 2018

CASE 498: GALLBLADDER ABSCESS, Dr PHAN THANH HẢI, MEDIC MEDICAL CENTER, HCMC, VIETNAM.

WOMAN ONE MONTH  AGO WITH  EPIGASTRIC PAIN AND  LOCATED AT MURPHY POINT AND FEVER.
  
ULTRASOUND  DETECTED ONE MASS  IN HEPATIC BORDER ,  SIZE 5CM  ( US 1).


US  OBLIQUE SCANNING OF THIS MASS  IS THICKENING BORDER LIKE  AVOCADOS FRUID ( US 2).


US 3 : LIVER SCANNING OF THIS TUMOR  MADE BENDING   HILUS OF LIVER.


US 4 : ELASTOSCANNING OF THE WALL CODED  HARD PATTERN.

THERE WAS NO BLOOD INSIDE MASS AND ONE STONE  IN THE WALL OF THIS MASS  MADE THOUGHT IT GALLBLADDER.



CT SCAN WITH CE= CT1 : CROSSED SECTION  OF THIS
HYPODENSE MASS.


CT2 , CT3 :   FRONTAL VIEWS.




MRI OF ABDOMEN SHOWED THIS CYSTIC MASS, WITH ITS
VERY THICKENING WALL.


BLOOD TESTS = WBC:  1,9 K  WITH  8.9% NEUTRO,  CRP  96.8 ng/mL.
PRE OPERATIVE  DIAGNOSIS IS GALLBLADDER  ABSCESS WALLED OFF DUE TO STONE.
PHOTO OF MACROSCOPIC SPECIMEN IN   OPERATION FOR REMOVING GB ABSCESS.


  
CONCLUSION =  INFLAMMED GALLBLADDER NECROSIS BY STONE CAUSED OBSTRUCTION OF THE NECK OF GALL BLADDER.