Monthly Archive:: October 2015
28 year old female presenting with 6 month history of worsening reflux symptoms. She has had only partial relief with proton pump inhibtors. Promotility agents gave her headaches. EGD showed no esophagitis. 24 hour pH study was
Congenital Defects Congenital defects of the outer ear are not too uncommon. Such may vary from complete absence of the pinna to various unsightly irregularities. Most of these deformities are correctable by plastic operative procedures, but each
INJURIES Trauma, or injury, to the eyeball and associated structures may involve any of the parts. In modern industry many preventive measures are taken to avoid damage to this important system. The commonest injury is that of
Lids Congenital abnormalities of the lids occasionally occur. Ptosis is a drooping of the upper lid due to weakened muscles supporting the lid; this may involve one eye or both. Ectropion is a turning-out of the upper
Congenital Malformations Congenital malformations may be any of several specific abnormalities, but none is frequent.
9 Oct 15
During childbirth, certain injuries to the soft tissues of the birth canal may occur. Many of these are obviated by the use of episiotomy, and many may be repaired immediately after delivery. Some, however, are unavoidable and