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Case Reports in Plastic Surgery & Hand Surgery
Antonio Amabile, Alessia De Col, Martina Grigatti, Alvise Montanari, Cesare Tiengo, Franco Bassetto
Extravasation of calcium solution is a common adverse event in children in intensive care units. The lack of adequate and timely treatment can lead to important functional sequelae. Here, we report the case of calcium extravasation in a child and we discuss the multiple therapeutic strategies adopted.
2024: Case Reports in Plastic Surgery & Hand Surgery
Hatan Mortada, Razan Albrahim, Saad Alrobaiea, Moinuddin Ahmad, Elfayad Hamad A Abdelraheem, Muath Hakami
Mucormycosis hand infection in poorly controlled diabetic presented as rapidly progressive swelling, redness, pain, and necrosis unresponsive to antibiotics. Prompt diagnosis and aggressive surgery, antifungals, and diabetes management were critical, highlighting the need for early recognition and treatment of mucormycosis in diabetics.
2024: Case Reports in Plastic Surgery & Hand Surgery
Neil Jain, Justin Harder, Alexis Rounds, Caleb Gottlich, Bryant Flores, Bryan Bourland
A 63-year-old male presented with a trans-scaphoid lunate dislocation after a ten-foot fall. Internal fixation included placement of a dorsal spanning plate (DSP). One-year follow-up yielded a satisfactory outcome. A rigid DSP is a useful tool in acute perilunate injuries to protect internal fixation constructs and help with injury rehabilitation.
2024: Case Reports in Plastic Surgery & Hand Surgery
Pierfrancesco Pugliese, Francesco De Francesco, Pier Paolo Pangrazi, Marialuisa De Francesco, Fabio Santanelli di Pompeo, Michele Riccio
A retrospective study were presented to compare functional and cosmetic outcomes in relation to local flap reconstruction or fingertip replantation in cases of zones I and II amputation. Outcomes were evaluated using Semmens Weinstein monofilament, Weber DiskCriminator, total active motion (TAM) assessment and Michigan Hand Questionnaire after a 1-year follow-up.
2024: Case Reports in Plastic Surgery & Hand Surgery
Mehdi Drissi Kaitouni, Aleid C J Ruijs
Dieterich's disease or avascular osteonecrosis of the metacarpal head is rare and not often described in the literature. It affects typically the middle of metacarpal bones and can occur at all age groups. A case of a teenager with chronic pain of the third and fourth metacarpal head is presented.
2024: Case Reports in Plastic Surgery & Hand Surgery
Susan Haandrikman, Femke F Schröder, Feike de Graaff, Judith Olde Heuvel, Anne J H Vochteloo
Symptomatic malunion of the wrist is one of the most common posttraumatic wrist problems. This study demonstrates three patients with complex malunions of the wrist who benefited from a corrective osteotomy using preplanned 3D-printed patient-specific guides, by experiencing improvement in their wrist function, grip strength and a reduction in pain.
2024: Case Reports in Plastic Surgery & Hand Surgery
Sydney Bormann, Tiffany Bender, Nicholas Olson, Jason Fowler
Ossifying fasciitis is a rare benign tumor of heterotopic bone formation within fascial tissue. We present a case of a 23-year-old female with a nontraumatic painful mass of the left proximal thigh identified as ossifying fasciitis, a lesion that must be considered in the differential diagnosis of soft tissue tumors.
2024: Case Reports in Plastic Surgery & Hand Surgery
Zachary N Goldberg, David S Goldberg
We present a case of a two-stage reconstruction of a traumatic right upper helix deformity using a random pattern layover skin flap in conjunction with an aesthetic facelift procedure. This serves to encourage reconstructive surgeons to be mindful about seeking opportunities to address additional patient concerns when appropriate and safe.
2024: Case Reports in Plastic Surgery & Hand Surgery
G Squarcia Neri, G Pezone, A Cavaliere, R Lo Schiavo Elia, M Sorotos, F D'Andrea, F Schonauer
Conjunctival chemosis usually undergoes spontaneous resolution; sometimes, it requires treatment. We present the case of a 43 years-old female patient who developed bilateral conjunctival chemosis following upper and lower blepharoplasty. Two months after the operation, patient underwent bilateral snip conjunctivoplasty with methylene blue demarcation of the chemotic conjunctiva.
2024: Case Reports in Plastic Surgery & Hand Surgery
Vera Obinwanne, Nathalia Hoffmann Guarda, Erinolaoluwa Araoye, Alaina J James
Post-surgical pyoderma gangrenosum (P SP G) is a subtype of pyoderma gangrenosum in which non-infectious, painful, inflammatory ulcerative nodules develop in incision sites. Delayed diagnosis and surgical interventions of P SP G often contribute to worsened morbidity. We present a case of a 55-year-old female diagnosed with severe P SP G after breast augmentation and abdominoplasty.
2024: Case Reports in Plastic Surgery & Hand Surgery
Abdulrahman Hashim, Fabien Boucher
We present a case of a patient addressed to our plastic surgery department after a breast tumor resection and subsequent necrosis and ulceration of the right breast. A diagnosis of pyoderma gangrenosum was made based on the clinical criteria, early recognition resulted in complete recovery without further reconstructive surgery.
2024: Case Reports in Plastic Surgery & Hand Surgery
Sarah Saoud, Doha Arreyouchi, Anas Ankiz, Anass Haloui, Nassira Karich, Amal Bennani, Ayat Allah Oufkir
A 17-year-old male with chest malformation and left breast enlargement underwent surgery for gynecomastia. Histological examination revealed mammary fibrous stroma with ductal hyperplasia and features of pseudoangiomatous stromal hyperplasia. Postoperative follow-up showed no complications, but 8 months later, the patient experienced a mild recurrence with enlargement of the nipple-areolar complex. Although recommended for secondary glandular resection, the patient declined further surgery.
2024: Case Reports in Plastic Surgery & Hand Surgery
Marc D Mazur, Tinatin Natroshvili, Sandra J M Jongen, Marius A Kemler
PATIENT: Female, 58-year-old. FINAL DIAGNOSIS: Benign recurrent lipoma following incomplete surgical removal. SYMPTOMS: Discomfort, Aesthetic Dissatisfaction. CLINICAL PROCEDURE: Surgical Revision-Excision-Exploration with Lipoma Extraction. SPECIALTY: Plastic Surgery (Hand Surgery). OBJECTIVE: Unusual Clinical Presentation and Course. BACKGROUND: Lipoma is a usually painless tumor composed of adipocytes, of fat cells, arising from mesenchymal tissue...
2024: Case Reports in Plastic Surgery & Hand Surgery
Atsuhiko Iwao, Noriko Ikari, Akihito Higashi, Yuki Moriuchi, Rina Akashi, Koumei Asabe, Kazuya Kashiyama, Yuriko Kitajima, Katsumi Tanaka
We herein report a case of refractory lymphatic ascites after uterine cancer surgery treated with bilateral inguinal lymphaticovenular anastomosis (LVA). LVA was performed four months after the uterine cancer surgery in a patient with refractory ascites that had developed one month after the gynecologic surgery. One year and eight months after LVA, there was no recurrence of ascites accumulation.
2024: Case Reports in Plastic Surgery & Hand Surgery
Andrea Pasteris, Nicola Pili, Rita Nonnis, Vincenzo Marras, Roberta Patetta, Antonio Cossu, Corrado Rubino
We describe a rare case of a 77-year-old woman with radiation-induced breast angiosarcoma (RIAS) in whom radical surgery with negative margins determined that at 14-month of follow-up there is no evidence of either local or systemic recurrence without having to resort to adjuvant chemotherapy.
2024: Case Reports in Plastic Surgery & Hand Surgery
Thanapoom Boonipat, Nicole Gabriela Sanchez Figueroa, Tony Huang, Jorys Martinez-Jorge
Eye-tracking technology was used to assess aesthetic surgical outcomes in transgender and gender diverse patients who are assigned female at birth and who seek gender affirming chest surgery. Post-surgery, observers focused more on scars than on the nipple-areolar complex. Ratings for similarity to cis-male chests significantly increased. This series highlights the objective evaluation of visual perception and masculinity assessments using eye-tracking.
2024: Case Reports in Plastic Surgery & Hand Surgery
Stefano Vaccari, Beniamino Bortoli, Camilla Maria Ester Bonzi, Arianna Balza, Edoardo Caimi, Riccardo Di Giuli, Flavio Bucci, Stefania Andreoletti, Valeriano Vinci, Francesco Klinger
CLOVES syndrome is a rare overgrowth disorder caused by gene mutations. This case study describes a 28-year-old woman with CLOVES syndrome who underwent multiple surgeries to achieve a positive outcome while preserving lymphovascular structures. The report underscores the importance of a multidisciplinary approach and tailored surgical interventions for managing CLOVES.
2023: Case Reports in Plastic Surgery & Hand Surgery
Márió Mikóczi, Béla Novoth
Trichilemmal cysts mainly occur in areas of dense hair follicle concentration. Locations include face, trunk, extremities and genitalia are less common. Prevalence and description of cases in the literature are rare in pediatric age. We report a pilar cyst removal from the upper lip with intraoral approach in an adolescent.
2023: Case Reports in Plastic Surgery & Hand Surgery
Martynas Tamulevicius, Peter M Vogt, Vincent Maerz
Our case demonstrates a rare genesis of complex scalp defect with exposed dura mater in the occipital region due to self-mutilation. An early interdisciplinary approach is vital to prevent secondary complications and potentially fatal outcomes, particularly in psychiatric patients with reduced health awareness.
2023: Case Reports in Plastic Surgery & Hand Surgery
Franco Bassetto, Tito Brambullo, Bernardo Biffoli, Nicola Baldan, Marco Rastrelli, Simone Mocellin, Vincenzo Vindigni
In the early 2000s, medical devices based on acellular matrices multiplied in number. Nowadays, the use of porcine ADMs is to be considered a well-established technology, commonly applied in different surgical specialties. In this retrospective analysis of 110 cases, the use of non-crosslinked porcine ADM EGIS® results a safe and effective tool in many procedures and specialties.
2023: Case Reports in Plastic Surgery & Hand Surgery
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