Coincidence of Sarcoidosis With Ankylosing Spondylitis in a 48-Year-Old Woman; A Therapeutic Challenge

Gholam Hossein Alishiri; Ehsan Rahmanian; Mahsa Ramezanpour

Volume 5, Issue 2 , June 2020, , Pages 75-78

  Introduction: A case of pulmonary sarcoidosis is reported because of difficulties in diagnosis and treatment, including the co-existence of ankylosing spondylitis (AS) and severe corticosteroid dependence. Case Presentation: A 48-year-old nonsmoking woman referred to the hospital because of chronic nonproductive ...  Read More

Pneumonia in COVID-19 Without Lower Respiratory Symptoms: A Case Report

Reyhaneh Abolghasemi; Masoumeh Saeedi

Volume 7, Issue 2 , June 2022, , Pages 77-80

  Introduction: The main symptoms of new coronavirus in patients are fever or chills, tiredness, and dry cough. In this case, we reported a woman who got involved in COVID-19 pneumonia with gastrointestinal instead of lower respiratory symptoms.Case Presentation: A 67 years old woman was referred to an ...  Read More

Endophthalmitis in the Tertiary Referral Center in Iran; Etiology and Causative Organisms

Hamidreza Torabi; Mohammad Riazi Esfahani; Seyed-Ali Tabatabai

Volume 2, Issue 3 , September 2017, , Pages 79-83

  Background: Endophthalmitis is a severe and sight-threatening complication of ocular surgery or ocular trauma. The identification of common types and causative organisms is essential for prevention and management. Objective: The current study describes the prevalence of various types of endophthalmitis ...  Read More

Pachymeningitis in a Patient With Granulomatosis With Polyangiitis; A Case Report

Gholam Hossein Alishiri; Ehsan Rahmanian; Mahsa Ramezanpour

Volume 6, Issue 2 , June 2021, , Pages 80-82

  Inrtoduction: Granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA) is a systematic and necrotizing vasculitis with positive autoimmune antibodies. Some studies have reported the prevalence of eye involvement between 40%-50% of cases. Retro orbital granuloma is a rare complication of GPA which should be treated by ...  Read More

Laparoscopic Management of Strangulated Broad Ligament Hernia

Tanvi Khetan; Abdulzahra Hussain; Ihsan Al-Shoek; Shamsi EL-Hasani

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2018, , Pages 104-106

  Introduction: Broad ligament hernia was first reported post-autopsy by Quain in 1861. In a 1995 review article, only 61 cases had ever been reported. This paper presents a case report of broad ligament hernia and explores the literature surrounding this topic. Case Presentation: The patient presented ...  Read More

Cementless Total Hip Arthroplasty After an Iatrogenic Subtrochanteric Fracture due to Hardware Removal: A Case Report

Francesco Castagnini; Giovanni Bracci; Enrico Tassinari; Federico Biondi

Volume 4, Issue 3 , September 2019, , Pages 105-108

  Introduction: Total hip arthroplasty (THA) after proximal femoral fixation is a challenging procedure due to possible hardware-related complications. Case presentation: A 78-year-old female with hip osteoarthritis had a proximal femoral osteotomy fixed using a blade plate in the same femur 41 years ...  Read More

Giant Oral Ulcers Following Threatening Suicide by Herbicide Paraquat: A Case Report

Reza Bidaki; Seyed Nader Mostafavi; Sogol Al-Saeed; Motahhareh Karimoddini; Farzaneh Dehghani

Volume 5, Issue 3 , September 2020, , Pages 117-119

  Introduction: Parquet poisoning has been elaborated to be very common among developing countries, particularly in regions with agriculture economy. One of the most common presentations of paraquat poisoning is oropharyngeal burns. Herein, we report a patient from a dry and warm district in the geographic ...  Read More

Prevalence of Renal Colic in the Emergency Departments: A Multi-center Study

Mehdi Torabi; Fahimeh Shojaee; Moghaddameh Mirzaee

Volume 6, Issue 3 , September 2021, , Pages 123-126

  Background: Kidney calculi are the most common cause of kidney failure.Objectives: This study aimed to investigate the prevalence of renal colic and its risk factors in the patients referred to two emergency departments during a year.Methods: This was a descriptive cross-sectional study conducted in ...  Read More

Bilateral Facial Paralysis and Otitis Media as the First Presentations of Wegener’s Granulomatosis: A Case Report

Seyed Mohammad Javad Hosseini; Jaleh Yousefi; Habib Yaribeygi; Gholam Hossein Alishiri

Volume 2, Issue 4 , December 2017, , Pages 125-127

  Introduction: Cranial nerve palsy in Wegener’s granulomatosis is a curious incident, particularly if it occurs without kidney or lung involvement. In a review of medical articles, only 1 case of Wegener’s granulomatosis with bilateral facial nerve palsy was found. Case Presentation: The patient ...  Read More

The Need for Complementary Health Insurance in Iran and Suggestions for Its Development

Seyed Morteza Adyani; Ezzatollah Gol-Alizadeh

Volume 1, Issue 4 , November 2016, , Pages 146-146

  International experience has shown that the increasing diversity in healthcare services precludes the integration of all services under a government health insurance plan in terms of performance and economy; no institution receiving a fixed amount of money per capita is able to provide all services. ...  Read More

Delayed Neurological Sequelae Following Carbon Monoxide Poisoning and Skin Graft: A Case Report

Reza Bidaki; Azadeh Rahavi; Farzaneh Dehghani; Mohamad Ebrahim Ghanei; Najmeh Zaer-Alhosseini; Maryam Khorasani

Volume 5, Issue 4 , December 2020, , Pages 164-167

  Introduction: Carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning is a prevalent lethal condition. The clinical feature of this type of poisoning varies from headache and nausea to more severe conditions. After recovery from the acute intoxication, neurological or behavioral problems may emerge. In 3%-40% of cases, delayed ...  Read More

Psychiatric Evaluation of Chronic Diarrhea: A Case Report

Moien Kardoust; Pouria Yazdian-Anari; Mostafa Nasiripour; Reza Bidaki

Volume 1, Issue 1 , January 2016, , Pages 37-38

  Introduction: Diarrhea is one of the most common symptoms treated in general practice and gastroenterology. An estimated 1.7 billion cases of diarrhea are reported annually. Anxious and emotional persons are more sensitive to digestive problems. Anxious persons may feel their heartbeat and perceive their ...  Read More

An Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura Patient Treated With Homeopathy: A Case Report

Belinda Gousta; Mohsen Saberi Isfeedvajani

Volume 1, Issue 2 , May 2016, , Pages 73-75

  Introduction: Homeopathy can be applied to treat various diseases and conditions such as cancer, allergy, mood disorders, headache and pain. This case showed that homeopathic medicine can be a treatment modality for idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP), an autoimmune-mediated hematologic disorder. ...  Read More

A Case of 27-Year-Old Localized Solitary Neurofibroma of the Base Tongue; A Case Report

Sohbat Rezaee; Manouchehr Avatef Fazeli; Arefeh Hedayati

Volume 7, Issue 2 , June 2022, , Pages 81-84

  Introduction: Neurofibromas, benign peripheral nerve sheath tumors, are the most common among neural lesion. Neurofibromas are rare in head and neck location, although it may involve any part of oral cavity. However, tongue is the most common region.Case Presentation: A 27 year-old man was admitted to ...  Read More

Nursing Workloads and Psychological Empowerment in Hospitals: Structural Equations Modeling

Parvin Ebrahimi; Zainab Malmoon; Rouhollah Zaboli

Volume 2, Issue 3 , September 2017, , Pages 84-89

  Background: The high workload of nurses in hospitals has been identified as a patient safety and worker stress problem. Psychological empowerment is a motivational concept demonstrated in four dimensions: meaning, competence, self-determination, and impact. Objective: This study investigated the relationship ...  Read More