shoulderpain due to irritation of the diaphragm (the Kehr's sign) are highly suggestive of a splenic pathology. … important if conducted thoroughly, and the presence of a palpable tender mass in the upper left quadrant of the abdomen (known as the Ballance's sign), as well as referred left … 
Acute myocardial infarction (AMI) ,colloquially referred to as a heart attack, is an irreversible death of a myocardial segment sequel to persistent occlusion and inadequacy of coronary blood flow to the heart. AMI typically presents with central chest pain which may radiate to the neck, left arm, jaw, and shoulders.…
Splenic abscess is a rare but possibly life-threatening condition that can be caused by various Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacterial pathogens. Fever, abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, and a poor general condition in severe cases is the typical clinical presentation. Underlying immunosuppression or the presence…
Scapula fracture is typically the result of blunt trauma to the scapula or thorax. It is associated with rib and clavicular fractures as well as other complications that may be life-threatening. The clinical presentation is marked by pain and shoulder asymmetry.
The scapula serves as a connection between the upper…
The most common cause of shoulder pain is rotator cuff injury and it compasses a spectrum of disorders ranging from acute reversible tendinitis to massive tears.
The etiology of rotator cuff tendinitis is still under debate. The intrinsic, extrinsic, and overuse mechanisms have been proposed as etiological factors.…
Splenic infarction, defined as ischemia of the spleen due to diminished vascular supply, is a clinical entity that may develop in various hematological, thrombotic, infectious, and neoplastic diseases. Upper left quadrant abdominal pain is the main symptom, but the clinical presentation can be delayed or even absent in…