Category Archives: Case Studies

Quick Case: Pilomatric Carcinoma Presenting as Huge Scapular Swelling with Bone Destruction

By: Dr. Swapan Samanta
A 74-year-old male presented with a subcutaneous small cystic subcutaneous nodule, just medial to the right shoulder joint, measuring 2.5 cm in diameter. An attempt to excise the nodule resulted in partial removal, rupture and secondary infection, resulting in…

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Case Study: Circumscribed Myositis Ossificans of Masseter Muscle Causing Trismus

By: Dr. Balasubramanian Thiagarajan
Myositis ossificans involving the masseter muscle is rather rare. This condition is characterized by dystrophic calcification and heterotopic ossification of intramuscular connective tissue. Masticatory muscles are…

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Case Study: Swollen Leg with Anemia in an Obese Policeman Leads to Discovery of Cecal Cancer

By: Dr. Somprakas Basu
We report a case of cecal cancer in an obese policeman, who presented with recurrent deep venous thrombosis and unexplained anemia. The deep venous thrombosis was thought to be due to long hours of standing (professional hazard) and obesity. Investigations for thrombophilia came back …

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Quick Case: Isolated Hepatic Amyloidosis in a Young Male

By: Dr. Swapan Samanta
A 45-year-old male presented with loss of appetite and weight loss for last 6 months. He gradually developed jaundice (bilirubin 8.6 mg%; 90% unconjugated) and…

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Case Study: Post Paracentesis Syndrome

By: Dr. Dheeraj V. Mulchandani
Many people with ascites secondary to liver disease have undergone paracentesis for symptomatic relief, for breathing difficulty due to their greatly increased abdominal girth preventing respiratory movements. A 43-year-old male, a known case of liver cirrhosis with…

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Case Study: Hematologic malignancy in a patient with Klinefelter’s Syndrome: An Uncommon Association

By: Dr. Valluri Ramarao
A 30-year-old male who had diabetes for a year and a half attended my clinic and had other co-morbid conditions like hypertension, hypothyroid and hypogonadism. Clinically, his appearance fits in to…

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Quick Case: Sellar tuberculoma presenting as pituitary adenoma

By: Dr. Swapan Samanta
A 43–year-old woman presented with polyuria polydipsia (PUPD), amenorrhea and galactorrhea for the last 2 years. Investigations revealed central diabetes insipidus, elevated…

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