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Congenital Unilateral Infiltrating Facial Lipomatosis

Issue: 
DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2014.250
Pages: 
189-90

 

The Editor,

Sir,

Slavin et al in 1983 described Congenital diffuse infiltrating lipomatosis of the face (CDIL-F), which is an unfamiliar clinical entity characterized by collections of nonencapsulated, mature adipocytes that infiltrate locally, leading to craniofacial deformities with a tendency for recurrence after surgery.

Accepted: 
17 Dec, 2014
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e-Published: 10 Dec, 2015

Parapelvıc Cyst in a 3-year Old Boy

DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2015.140

The Editor,

Sir,

Accepted: 
29 Apr, 2015
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e-Published: 26 Nov, 2015

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Manuscripts that are Published Ahead of Print have been peer reviewed and accepted for publication by the Editorial Board of the West Indian Medical Journal. They may appear in their original format and may not be copy edited or formatted in the style guide of this Journal. While accepted manuscripts are not yet assigned a volume, issue or page numbers, they can be cited using the DOI and date of e-publication. See our Instructions for Authors on how to properly cite manuscripts at this stage. The contents of the manuscript may change before it is published in its final form. Manuscripts in this section will be removed once they have been issued to a volume and issue, but will still retain the DOI and date of e-publication.

A Practical Approach to Detect a Fastidious but Virulent Microorganism in Infective Endocarditis of Children: Cooperation

DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2015.417

The Editor,

Sir,

Abiotrophia defectiva previously classified as nutritionally variant streptococcus is a fastidious Gram-positive bacteria that was described in 1995 (1). Little is known about the pathogenesis and clinical presentation of this organism in children (2). Abiotrophia endocarditis (AE) is very rare in children without underlying heart disease (3).

 

Accepted: 
03 Aug, 2015
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e-Published: 26 Nov, 2015

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Manuscripts that are Published Ahead of Print have been peer reviewed and accepted for publication by the Editorial Board of the West Indian Medical Journal. They may appear in their original format and may not be copy edited or formatted in the style guide of this Journal. While accepted manuscripts are not yet assigned a volume, issue or page numbers, they can be cited using the DOI and date of e-publication. See our Instructions for Authors on how to properly cite manuscripts at this stage. The contents of the manuscript may change before it is published in its final form. Manuscripts in this section will be removed once they have been issued to a volume and issue, but will still retain the DOI and date of e-publication.

The Inefficacy of Microtransplantation in a Patient with Relapsed Acute Lymphocytic Leukaemia

Issue: 
DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2015.145
Pages: 
734–35

 

The Editor,

Sir,

Treating adult patients with relapsed ALL is still difficult. Only 20 % to 30% of those patients acquired complete remission (CR). Those patients are always of short duration unless an allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplant (allo-HSCT) is feasible. 

 

Accepted: 
27 Apr, 2015
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e-Published: 24 Nov, 2015

Nifedipine Induced Gingival Hyperthropy in a Patient with Systemic Sclerosis Associated Raynaud’s Phenomenon

Issue: 
DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2015.037
Pages: 
723–74

 

The Editor,

Sir,

Systemic sclerosis (SSc) is a connective tissue disease that autoimmunity, vasculopathy, and fibrosis may play crucial handsome roles in the SSc aetiopathogenesis. Raynaud’s phenomenon (RP) is the major vascular involvement in SSc. Raynaud’s phenomenon is a vasospastic changes of the vascular system.

Accepted: 
02 Mar, 2015
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e-Published: 24 Nov, 2015

Fibrous Hamartoma of the Chest Wall: A Benign Tumour that Mimics a Malignant Entity

Issue: 
DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2015.330
Pages: 
294-6

 

The Editor,

Sir,

Revised: 
29 Oct, 2015
Accepted: 
16 Nov, 2015
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e-Published: 16 Nov, 2015

Intraoral Lipoma: A Rare Case

Issue: 
DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2015.100
Pages: 
738–39

 

The Editor,

Sir,

Lipoma is a benign, slow-growing neoplasm of the adipose tissue. It is one of the most common mesenchymal tumour in the body. However, its occurrence intraorally is rare. 

 

Accepted: 
29 Apr, 2015
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e-Published: 11 Nov, 2015

Persistent Upward Gaze in Coma and its Prognostic Implications

DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2015.460

The Editor,

Sir,

Coma due to global anoxia of the brain most commonly following cardiopulmonary arrest continue to be one of the subject of intense scrutiny with recovery said to range from 20-30% in patients after 24 hours. 

Accepted: 
11 Sep, 2015
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e-Published: 02 Nov, 2015

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Manuscripts that are Published Ahead of Print have been peer reviewed and accepted for publication by the Editorial Board of the West Indian Medical Journal. They may appear in their original format and may not be copy edited or formatted in the style guide of this Journal. While accepted manuscripts are not yet assigned a volume, issue or page numbers, they can be cited using the DOI and date of e-publication. See our Instructions for Authors on how to properly cite manuscripts at this stage. The contents of the manuscript may change before it is published in its final form. Manuscripts in this section will be removed once they have been issued to a volume and issue, but will still retain the DOI and date of e-publication.

Usage of ProSeal Laryngeal Mask Airway with Low Cuff Pressure

Issue: 
DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2014.199
Pages: 
418

The Editor,

Sir,

 In the present article, we want to share our experience with usage of ProSeal Laryngeal Mask Airway (LMA) with 45 cm H2O cuff pressure in twelve adult patients undergoing inguinal hernia surgery under general anaesthesia. 

Accepted: 
09 Sep, 2014
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e-Published: 30 Oct, 2015

A Girl with Joubert Syndrome: Association of Endocrinological Abnormality and New Radiological Findings

DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2015.390

The Editor,

 Sir,

 An eight and half-year old girl was referred to endocrinology outpatient clinic due to onset of puberty. There was consanguinity between parents who had no history of such disease. She had a ventriculoperitoneal shunt due to congenital hydrocephaly.

Revised: 
09 Oct, 2015
Accepted: 
16 Oct, 2015
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e-Published: 16 Oct, 2015

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Manuscripts that are Published Ahead of Print have been peer reviewed and accepted for publication by the Editorial Board of the West Indian Medical Journal. They may appear in their original format and may not be copy edited or formatted in the style guide of this Journal. While accepted manuscripts are not yet assigned a volume, issue or page numbers, they can be cited using the DOI and date of e-publication. See our Instructions for Authors on how to properly cite manuscripts at this stage. The contents of the manuscript may change before it is published in its final form. Manuscripts in this section will be removed once they have been issued to a volume and issue, but will still retain the DOI and date of e-publication.

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