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Takuma Hara, Hiroyoshi Akutsu, Tetsuya Yamamoto, Eiichi Ishikawa, Masahide Matsuda, and Akira Matsumura

with gastrointestinal perforation has been reported (10) . Herein, we report a rare case of Cushing's disease in which colonic perforation was a presenting symptom. Case presentation A 79-year-old man with angina pectoris, hypertension, giant

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Annabel S Jones, Annabelle M Warren, Leon A Bach, and Shoshana Sztal-Mazer

Background Conventional treatment of hypoparathyroidism relies on gastrointestinal absorption of oral calcium and calcitriol. The management of hypocalcaemia in patients with a history of bariatric surgery or malabsorption is difficult. While

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Elise Flynn, Sara Baqar, Dorothy Liu, Elif I Ekinci, Stephen Farrell, Jeffrey D Zajac, Mario De Luise, and Ego Seeman

-secreting phaeochromocytoma (ASP) complicated by bowel perforation requiring hemicolectomy. Given the increased risk of complications with this dual pathology, a high index of clinical suspicion for ASP should exist in patients presenting with EAS. Case presentation A

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G K Dimitriadis, K Gopalakrishnan, R Rao, D K Grammatopoulos, H S Randeva, M O Weickert, and N Murthy

Background Gastrointestinal stromal tumours (GISTs) are defined as morphologically spindle cell, epithelioid, or occasionally pleomorphic mesenchymal tumours of the gastrointestinal tract. In Caucasian populations, their annual incidence is 10

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Maryam Heidarpour, Mehdi Karami, Pegah Hedayat, and Ashraf Aminorroaya

/dL. Therefore, a bedside upper gastrointestinal endoscopy was performed, revealing gastric peptic ulcer with visible vessel localized near the angularis incisura on the lesser curvature. An intragastric local instillation of epinephrine and argon plasma

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Charlotte S Schömig, Marie-Ève Robinson, and Julia E von Oettingen

were kept intact, but initially left out of continuity. Additionally, a small perforation of the appendix was found and appendectomy was performed. Pathological examination of the resected necrotic ileum confirmed severe bowel necrosis secondary to NEC

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Sudeep K Rajpoot, Carlos Maggi, and Amrit Bhangoo

also be seen with gastrointestinal surgical problems (7) (8) . Commonly, these cases present with low GFR and electrolytes normalize after treatment. At presentation, PHA may be over shadowed by the diagnosis of 21-hydroxylase-deficient CAH, which