The second edition of Clinical Surgery Pearls is a question and answer book for postgraduate and undergraduate students. Each chapter focuses on a typical case, beginning with an overview, followed by a checklist for history and physical examination, and diagnostic points for that case. A number of questions with answers reviewing the anatomy, physiology, investigation, differential diagnosis and updated staging and evidencebased management for that case, are then presented. The book is highlighted by numerous flow charts, tables, photographs and illustrations. A separate chapter provides definitions for various clinical terminologies.
Key points
* New edition, question and answer book for students
* Presents 50 clinical cases with questions and answers
* Easy to read, understandable format
* Includes numerous flow charts, tables, photographs and illustrations
* Separate chapter dedicated to definitions of clinical terminologies
* Previous edition published in 2010
Table of Contents:
SECTION 1: Definitions
Definitions 3
SECTION 2: Long Cases
Case 01: Toxic Goiter21
Case 02: Solitary Thyroid Nodule (STNNontoxic) 45
Case 03: Papillary Carcinoma Thyroid with Lymph Node Metastases 52
Case 04: Multinodular Goiter 68
Case 05: Early Breast Cancer 74
Case 06: Advanced Breast Cancer 95
Case 07: Epigastric Lump 106
Case 08: Right Hypochondrial Lump without Jaundice 119
Case 09: Right Iliac Fossa Mass (Suspected Ileocecal Tuberculosis) 128
Case 10: Suspected Carcinoma of the Cecum 134
Case 11: Appendicular Mass 146
Case 12: Obstructive Jaundice 152
Case 13: Varicose Veins 168
Case 14: Peripheral Occlusive Vascular Disease 188
Case 15: Lymphoma 207
Case 16: Renal Swelling 224
Case 17: Pseudocyst of Pancreas 235
Case 18: Retroperitoneal Tumor 241
Case 19: Testicular Malignancy 248
Case 20: Portal Hypertension 261
Case 21: Mesenteric Cyst 278
SECTION 3: Short Cases
Case 22: Nonthyroid Neck Swelling 285
Case 23: Tuberculous Cervical Lymph Node 288
Case 24: Cervical Metastatic Lymph Node and Neck Dissections 296
Case 25: Carcinoma Tongue with Submandibular Lymph Node 308
Case 26: Carcinoma of Gingivobuccal Complex (Indian Oral Cancer) 319
Case 27: Parotid Swelling 324
Case 28: Submandibular Sialadenitis 335
Case 29: Ranula, Plunging Ranula, Sublingual Dermoid and Mucous Cyst 340
Case 30: Thyroglossal Cyst, Lingual Thyroid, Ectopic Thyroid, Subhyoid Bursa and Carcinoma Arising in Thyroglossal Cyst 343
Case 31: Branchial Cyst, Branchial Fistula, Cystic Hygroma 349
Case 32: Soft Tissue Sarcoma 355
Case 33: Neurofibroma, von Recklinghausen’s Disease 364
Case 34: Lipoma (Universal Tumor) 370
Case 35: Sebaceous Cyst/Epidermoid Cyst/Wen/Dermoid Cyst 373
Case 36: Ulcer 378
Case 37: Malignant Melanoma 388
Case 38: Basal Cell Carcinoma/Rodent Ulcer 402
Case 39: Squamous Cell Carcinoma—SCC (Epithelioma) 407
Case 40: Carcinoma Penis 414
Case 41: Congenital Arteriovenous Fistula/Hemangioma/Compressible Swelling 422
Case 42: Unilateral Lower Limb Edema 432
Case 43: Hydrocele of Tunica Vaginalis Sac (Epididymal Cyst, Spermatocele, Varicocele, Hematocele, Chylocele, etc.) 441
Case 44: Inguinal Hernia/Femoral Hernia 450
Case 45: Incisional Hernia (Ventral Hernia, Postoperative Hernia) 469
Case 46: Epigastric Hernia (Fatty Hernia of the Linea Alba) 474
Case 47: Paraumbilical Hernia, Umbilical Hernia in Adults and Children 477
Case 48: Desmoid Tumor, Interparietal Hernia (Interstitial) and Spigelian Hernia 483
Case 49: Gynecomastia/Male Breast Carcinoma 486
Case 50: Fibroadenoma/Cystosarcoma/Breast Cyst/Fibroadenosis/Fibrocystic Disease/ Mastalgia/Mastopathy/Chronic Mastitis 494
SECTION 4: Radiology and Imaging
Radiology Questions and Answers 503
SECTION 5: Important Tables and Charts
General 559
Trauma 567
Burns 574
Neck 578
Breast 579
Abdomen 583
Vascular 594
Limbs 599
Anorectal 604
Index 607
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