Massive Abdominoscrotal Hydrocele with Close Proximity to Major Vessels: A Case Report

Morgan Sly*, Kiley Clark*, Emily Downing*, Amr Abdou*, Clay Martin MD* * American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine Abdominoscrotal hydrocele (ASH) is an uncommon and benign clinical finding in both the pediatric and adult populations. It is characterized by bilocular or multilocular sacs that extend from the scrotum, through the inguinal canal, and into the abdominal cavity. Approximately 0.17% of adult hydroceles are classified as abdominoscrotal hydroceles. Typically, surgical intervention is warranted for treatment. We are presenting the case of a 57-year-old male with a massive right sided abdominoscrotal hydrocele that underwent hydrocele sac drainage, rather than the … Continue reading Massive Abdominoscrotal Hydrocele with Close Proximity to Major Vessels: A Case Report

Managing Tibial Eminence Fractures with ACL Involvement in Skeletally Immature Children

Corey Steinman*, George Matar*, William Duggan*, Kyle Coombes*, Kristena Abdelmalak*, Jonathan Kwok* * American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine An 11-year-old boy presents to the clinic with a 3-hour history of right knee pain following a fall while skating. He suffered a twisting injury to his knee as his leg internally rotated during a trip and fall over a curb. Following the fall, his right knee became erythematous, swollen, and painful, limiting his range of motion and ability to walk. Physical examination of the right knee confirmed this, as he had difficulty ambulating on the right limb. Neurovascularly, … Continue reading Managing Tibial Eminence Fractures with ACL Involvement in Skeletally Immature Children

EMSIG: Sudden Change of Heart: A Case of Peripartum Cardiomyopathy

Elise Collins*, Savannah Sadaiappen*, Ashley Green*, Meagan Josephs*, Marylynda Ogbudinkpa*, Napat Rangsipat* * American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine An 18 year-old African American female with no past medical history presented to the Emergency Department after being found … Continue reading EMSIG: Sudden Change of Heart: A Case of Peripartum Cardiomyopathy

Covid swab leads to cancer diagnosis.

Melissa Pruski*, Joseph Rogers*, Ebru Nayci*, Ricardo Ramirez*, Sabina Shukurova* * American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine A 20-year-old obese female without significant past medical history presented to the emergency department complaining of 2-month history of unresolved headache, nasal congestion, bilateral otalgia, right being worse than left, and intermittent fevers. Patient was afebrile and vitals were normal at ED. Patient complains of a sore throat consistent with right-sided lymphadenopathy. Patient reports 20 lb unintentional weight loss within 2 months and denies any further symptoms. She has taken Tylenol, Mucinex, Zyrtec without relief. Patient was previously diagnosed with sinusitis … Continue reading Covid swab leads to cancer diagnosis.