• Case Report
  • Pediatric penile fracture with severe urethral disruption: A rare case presentation
    Herein, we report a rare case of pediatric penile fracture with severe urethral avulsion, caused by bicycle fall. The patient was a eight years old boy that referred to emergency department with the moderate degree of swelling, ecchymosis and penile deformity....

    Introduction

    Penile fracture is an urological emergency caused by the disruption of the tunica albuginea with rupture of the corpus cavernosum.1 The first case of penile fracture was reported by Arab physician ،Abul Kasem around 1,000 years ago in cordoba.2 In general, causes of penile fracture depending on the socio-cultural, marital status,...
  • Could celiac disease be a premalignant condition?
    Celiac disease (CD) is an immune-mediate enteropathy with variable presentations which is triggered by exposure to dietary gluten in genetically predisposed people. Here, we describe a 57 year-old woman, with no past history of CD-related features presenting with abdominal pain, iron...

    Introduction

    Celiac disease (CD) is a chronic immune-mediated enteropathy of the small intestine triggered by exposure to gluten in genetically predisposed people1 affecting about 1% of the general population across various ethnic groups.2 Symptomatic CD is characterized by intestinal and/or extraintestinal symptoms. Patients with intestinal manifestations may present with classical symptoms such...
  • Subcutaneous emphysema, pneumothorax, and pneumomediastinum in dermatomyositis: a case report
    The patient to be presented here was a 44-year-old man who was admitted with the muscle weakness, cough, weight loss, and dyspnea. He was a known case of dermatomyositis since 4 months ago. The characteristic features of his condition included with...