By James Gossage, Bijan Modarai, Arun Sahai, Richard Worth
The purpose of the a hundred circumstances sequence is to supply a unique studying and revision device that works through guiding scholars via medical circumstances, imitating those who scholars and apartment officials are inclined to meet in twist of fate and emergency and outpatient departments, and in most cases practice.The situations are written to curiosity scholars in medical difficulties and to aid them increase their abilities of medical reasoning, with every one situation supplying information of a patient's clinical background and the foremost findings of a scientific exam, including preliminary research effects facts for evaluation.Key questions then instructed scholars to judge the sufferer, and succeed in a choice concerning the patient's and the prospective remedy plan; whereas the reply pages may also help scholars to appreciate the methods clinician or health practitioner is going via in such occasions. Designed with the coed in brain, this quantity comprises beneficial properties to assist self-directed studying, medical considering and problem-solving.100 circumstances in surgical procedure covers universal and more odd proceedings offered, within the following surgical uniqueness components: vascular, breast, endocrine, urology, orthopedic, neurosurgery, top GI, decrease GI, anesthesia, and publish operative issues.
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Haemorrhoids can be classified as: • first-degree haemorrhoids: remain in the rectum • second-degree haemorrhoids: prolapse through the anus on defecation but reduce spontaneously • third-degree haemorrhoids: prolapse but require manual reduction • fourth-degree haemorrhoids: prolapse and cannot be reduced. Patients should be advised to take plenty of fluid, fruit, fibre and laxatives to keep the stool soft and to avoid straining. Treatments include phenol injections into the submucosa above the haemorrhoid and/or rubber-band ligation.
Rigid sigmoidoscopy to 15 cm from the anal verge shows normal mucosa. 7 mmmol/L 44–80 µmol/L Ͻ5 mg/L A colonoscopy is arranged and reveals injected, erythematous caecal and terminal ileal mucosa. A biopsy is taken and is reported as showing non-caseating granulomata with transmural inflammation of the bowel mucosa and frequent lymphoid aggregates in the subserosa. Questions • What is the diagnosis? • What other intestinal manifestations of the disease are possible? • What are the extra-intestinal manifestations of this disease?
He is a smoker and drinks 40–60 units of alcohol per week. Examination The patient is sweaty and only comfortable while lying still. 5°C. The upper abdomen is tender and rigid on palpation. 1 shows an erect chest X-ray. 1 Erect chest X-ray. Questions • What is the likely diagnosis? • How should this patient be managed? • How should this patient be managed after discharge? 51 100 Cases in Surgery ANSWER 24 The X-ray shows free intraperitoneal gas beneath the hemidiaphragms, consistent with a perforated intra-abdominal viscus.
100 Cases in Surgery (A Hodder Arnold Publication) by James Gossage, Bijan Modarai, Arun Sahai, Richard Worth