Case Reports


Giant Cell Arteritis Presenting as an Ischaemic Upper Limb

Gerald Fitzgerald, Mortimer B. O’Connor, Mark J. Phelan

Gerald Fitzgerald et al report on a 64 year old lady presenting with right upper limb pain for 5 days. Data was collected from the patient’s chart and from radiology and laboratory systems. A CT angiogram of the aortic arch and right upper limb was subsequently arranged and showed an occlusion of the right axillary artery with good collateralisation (Fig 1). 


Apixaban-Associated Spontaneous Splenic Rupture – A Case Report

A. Abdelhady, A. Ahmed, Y. Mohamed, J. Binchy

A. Abdelhady et al report on the importance of prompt recognition of a spontaneous splenic rupture in a patient on Direct Oral Anticoagulants (DOAC).