Case Reports Section
Abstract Acute mitral regurgitation (acute MR) is a rare cause of acute respiratory distress, which can present diagnostic challenges. We present the case of a 57 year old man who developed acute shortness
Abstract Introduction: Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) is a rare prion disease classically manifesting with rapidly progressive dementia, abnormal movements and typical electroencephalographic (EEG)
Abstract Acquired Haemophilia (AH) is an autoimmune bleeding disorder, which despite being rare, can be fatal. It occurs in patients with previously normal haemostasis who spontaneously develop IgG
Abstract An asymptomatic 81-year-old woman was referred by her general practitioner regarding a pulse-oximetry oxygen saturation (SpO2) of 74%. An arterial blood gas analysis (ABG) on air showed PaO2
Pleuro-Peritoneal Fistula – An Important Condition to Consider in Patients using Peritoneal Dialysis
Abstract Pleural effusions are a common finding in patients admitted on the medical take. This case decribes a patient using peritoneal dialysis who presented with progressive dyspnoea. Clinical examination
Abstract Back pain is a common symptom among patients presenting to the acute medical unit. We describe the case of a 55-year-old man with a brief history of fatigue and severe back pain,…Please log in or register to see more.
Abstract Syncope is a recognized presenting symptom in patients with pulmonary embolism (PE), and is more common in older patients and following a large embolus. Isolated syncope, in the absence of
Abstract Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) is an acute demyelinating disorder of the peripheral nervous system that results in motor weakness, absent reflexes and autonomic nervous system dysfunction.