S Waqas, C Bannan, A Fe Talento, D Byrne, S O’Connell, S Clarke, C Merry
Waqas et al describe a 51 year old man who presented with right thigh swelling, left sided empyema, and poor dentition. Following investigations the unifying diagnosis was dental disease complicated by Fusobacterium Nucleatum. The patient made a complete recovery following an 8- week course of antibiotics.
K Tuite, J.C Oosthuizen, T Subramaniam, J.B Kinsella
Tuite et al describe the case of an 82 year old male with dyspnea and dysphonia. Endoscopy revealed a large submucosal mass at the laryngeal inlet. A subsequent CT scan and histology confirmed a chondrosarcoma. A total laryngectomy was performed.
M O’Sullivan, ML Gargan, R Flynn, SCrowther, WTorreggiani
O’Sullivan et al describe a 37 year old female with gastrointestinal symptoms. Abdominal CT scan showed a lesion in the lower pole of the left kidney. The biopsy confirmed a well differentiated neuroendocrine tumour. A nephrectomy was performed.
T McGrath, M Cotter
McGrath and Cotter describe a 17 months old boy with a hypochromic, microcytic anaemia which was refractory to iron therapy. The cause was 2 mutations in the TMPRSS6 gene. He was successfully treated with intravenous iron sucrose 200mgs