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(Abdominal pain left lower quadrant)
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  • Handlebar hernia - A rare complication from blunt trauma. [Journal Article]
  • IJInt J Surg Case Rep 2018; 49:118-120
  • So HF, Nabi H
  • CONCLUSIONS: A high level of suspicion is required to diagnose handlebar hernias. Even relatively low-speed trauma can result in this insidious injury. Laparoscopic repair has been demonstrated to be successful in this case.Despite being a rare entity, handlebar hernias should be suspected when significant blunt force is applied to the abdominal wall from a handle bar injury. They may not be obvious on physical examination and therefore further imaging is often important. Management involves prompt surgical repair to prevent complications.
  • Small bowel perforation by toothpick. [Journal Article]
  • BCBMJ Case Rep 2018 Jul 11; 2018
  • Lai CMS, Lui TH
  • Toothpick ingestion is a rare but potentially fatal condition which may cause bowel perforation and rare complications if it migrates out of the gastrointestinal tract. This case report describes a d...
  • Left Upper-Quadrant Appendicitis in a Patient with Congenital Intestinal Malrotation and Polysplenia. [Journal Article]
  • AJAm J Case Rep 2018 Apr 16; 19:447-452
  • Lupiañez-Merly C, Torres-Ayala SC, … Ojeda-Boscana I
  • CONCLUSIONS: Acute appendicitis may present with atypical symptoms due to unusual appendix locations, such as in malrotation. Most cases are asymptomatic until development of acute complications, requiring imaging for diagnosis. Clinicians and radiologists should have a high index of suspicion and knowledge of its clinical presentations to achieve early diagnosis and intervention.
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