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Month: July 2018

liver abscess in an elderly farmer

An elderly male farmer with no known chronic illness presented to our facility with fever, severe right upper quadrant pain and yellowish eyes of a week duration. The right upper abdominal pain was gradual in onset. Pain radiated to the…

orocutaneous fistula in HIV / AIDS boy

We present¬† a 7 year old boy with a right cheek defect . The boy was brought to the hospital by the mother. Both are HIV/AIDS patients who were previously on ARVs but had stopped several months ago. Child developed…

70 year old with intestinal obstruction

We present a 70 year old woman with colicky abdominal pains, vomiting, fever and failure to pass stools in 48 hours. Patient is a known hypertensive on her usual medications and was apparently well until the aforementioned complaints. This was…

Eviscerated perforated hernia in an HIV/AIDS patient

We present a 35 year old male HIV/AIDS patient on ARVs who presented to our hospital with several months duration of incarcerated left inguinoscrotal hernia . scrotal contents eviscerated whilst at home . Patient did not seek medical attention. He…

Tumour of the left lobe of the liver in AIDS patient

fig1   fig2   fig3   fig4   fig5   fig6 Newly diagnosed retroviral infection patient with tumour of the left lobe of the liver . Patient presented with severe pains duestretching of the Gleason¬† capsule and the weight of…

Right femoral hernia and Saphena varix coexisting same patient

fig1   fig2 fig3   72 year old woman hypertensive with right ventricular insufficiency presented to the hopsital with right groin swelling of several months duration. apart from occasional discomfort felt in the groin she had no obstructive symptions an…

Prolapsed intussusception in 2year old boy

We present a 2year old boy who presented with a recurrent pink mass per rectum. Mass had become irreducible within past one week. Patient was seen and referred to the teaching hospital in the region,¬† KATH. Parents refused to go…

Basal cell carcinoma in a diabetic -hypertensive

fig1   fig2                 fig3   Basal cell carcinoma in an elderly DM/HPT 88 year old man, a diabetic hypertensive presented to our facility with a raised lesion on the left cheek of…