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Short Communication
Published On: June 10, 2020

Surgical Management of Carotid Body Tumors: Role of Preoperative Catheter Angiography and Embolisation in Our Surgical Technique

Hussain A, Vallamkondu V, Gomati A and Shakeel M*
Carotid Body Tumours (CBTs) are highly vascular tumours of neural crest origin arising within the adventitia of the medial aspect of the carotid bifurcation. These are classified into sporadic, familial, and hyperplastic forms. Most commonly CBTs present as an asymptomatic palpable neck...

Short Communication
Published On: June 10, 2020

A New Numeric Classification System for Management of Auricular Haematoma - Haematoma Score

Hussain A, Vallamkondu V, Gomati A and Shakeel M*
To our knowledge no classification system is in existence today which describes the extent of auricular haematoma in a structured fashion. Auricular haematoma is a common complication of blunt trauma to the auricle. The most common cause of auricular haematoma is participation in contact sports especially Rugby...

Case Report
Published On: June 22, 2020

Spindle Cell Sarcoma of the Vagus Nerve Presenting as a Neck Lump: A Case Report with Literature Review

Sankar V, Muhammed K, Gomati A, Shakeel M* and Hussain A
Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumour (MPNST) is an aggressive mesenchymal tissue neoplasm found during childhood and adolescent phase. MPNSTs account for 5-10% of all soft tissue sarcomas, arising from peripheral nerves or cells of the peripheral nerve sheath such as Schwann...

Case Report
Published On: June 23, 2020

Non-Necrotizing Abdominal Wall Fasciitis: A Rare Complication of Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG) and Its Successful Management

Ah-See KL, Nath A, Gomati A, Shakeel M* and Ah-See KW
We report a case of non-necrotizing abdominal wall fasciitis as a post-operative complication of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy insertion. Main Observations: A 57 year old man undergoing chemo-radiotherapy for head and neck cancer required a PEG tube insertion. The procedure was uneventful but he developed this complication...