Editor-in-Chief, Deputy Editor 2017-2019

 

Editor-in-Chief:

Tom MOREELS

 

Deputy Editor:

Nicolas LANTHIER

 

Letters



A meaningless finding for gastroenterologist : Ano-rectal malformation in adult


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Ano-rectal malformations (ARM) are infrequent anomalies with estimated incidence between 1/3300- 1/5000 live birth (1). Diagnose of ARMs can be done in early childhood because of early symptoms or concomitant anomalies consisting of genitourinary, spinal, cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, craniofacial systems (2-4). Late diagnosis of ARMs (after first 48 hours of birth) may result in spontaneous perforation of intestine. [Product Details...]



Acute liver failure due to fluconazole and ornidazole usage


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24-year-old female patient was admitted with jaundice, itching and abdominal distention. The patient was puted on fluconazole 150 mg/day, ornidazol 1500 mg/day therapy with the diagnosis of vaginitis. On the fifth day of the treatment the patient stopped treatment because of nausea and vomiting. 15 days after the ongoing complaints, jaundice, pruritus and abdominal swelling was developed and the patients was hospitalized. Physical examination revealed icterus, ascites. There was no hepatosplenomegaly. [Product Details...]



Wernicke encephalopathy in a patient with severe acute pancreatitis


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36-years-old male patient with history of biliary severe acute pancreatitis (SAP) before 4 months. Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) was done for the patient at that time and common bile duct stones removed and the patient was discharged. He came before 1 month complaining of fever, abdominal pain and swelling. Physical examination revealed abdominal tenderness and ascites. Chest auscultation showed bilateral decreased air entry. [Product Details...]


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