Monthly Archive:: November 2015

Surgical Diseases of the Nose, Mouth, and Throat

The upper respiratory air passages (nose, mouth, and throat) are affected more frequently by disabling illness than any other area of the body. This is mainly the result of upper respiratory infections, such as the comĀ­mon cold.

Case of Stridor

Some advice on a case of stridor presenting in the ER today.

Case of Splenic Vein Thrombosis

Just discharged a 49 yo man presenting with epigastric and upper quadrant pain. Required IV narcotics to control, no peritoneal signs on admission.

Unusual Cause of Jaundice

Two interesting cases of jaundice presented in past 12 months.

Case of necrotizing soft tissue infection

First case of necrotizing soft tissue infection is a 48 year-old man with hepatitis C cirrhosis, Child Pugh C, on the waiting list for liver transplant. He came to the Hospital in the morning with left leg