Category Obstetrics Gynaecology
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Ultrasound Case 071

A 24 year old woman presents with generalised abdominal discomfort. She is concerned she looks pregnant but numerous pregnancy tests have been negative.
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Ultrasound Case 069

A 26 year old woman describes sudden severe left iliac fossa pain late in the evening prior to presentation. On the morning of presentation she complained of bilateral shoulder tip pain and had a presyncopal episode on standing up. She is not pregnant.
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Obstetric Bleeder

A 32 year-old woman is referred to the ICU post caesarean section. In the last 2 hours she has developed vaginal bleeding and oozing from her epidural site.

Vincenz Czerny

Biography Born 19 November 1842 in Trautenau, Böhmen, Austro-Hungarian Empire Died 3 October 1916 in Heidelberg, Germany Medical Eponyms Czerny operation (aka Cholecystopexy) Czerny pillar suture used in the operative treatment of congenital inguinal hernia in children Key Medical Attributions…
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Paget’s disease of the nipple

Description Paget’s disease of the nipple; disorder of the nipple-areola complex (NAC). Characterised chiefly by eczema like changes, it is a condition associated with underlying cancer of the breast. Clinical signs include: Hardening of the NAC Crusting A lumpy or…
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Meigs syndrome

Meigs syndrome: Triad of ascites with hydrothorax in association with benign ovarian tumor, that is cured after tumor resection. Described in 1934 by Joe Vincent Meigs (1892-1963)
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Joe Vincent Meigs

Joe Vincent Meigs (1892-1963) was an American obstetrician and gynecologist. Eponymously remembered for his description of Meigs syndrome in 1934, a triad of ascites with hydrothorax in association with benign ovarian tumor, that is cured after tumor resection.
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Acute Fatty Liver of Pregnancy

Acute Fatty Liver of Pregnancy: hepatic dysfunction + microvesicular infiltration of hepatocytes; thought to be a variant of PET; fetal and maternal mortality = 20%
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Burns and Pregnancy

Burns and Pregnancy: at risk of premature labour due to high levels of circulating prostaglandins; fluid replacement must cater for increased circulating volume