Nodular sclerosing Hodgkin disease stage IV according to the Ann Arbor classification was diagnosed in a 30-year-old nulliparous woman. Because management required the use of a chemotherapy regimen with a high risk of secondary infertility, ovarian cryopreservation was realized by single-site laparoscopic unilateral oophorectomy. The single-site approach can limit...
(Vol 13 p 1-3, Gynaecology; Oncology: 6 March 2013)
A case of a 27 year-old patient who presented after medical management of a missed miscarriage with an acute abdomen is described. She was found to have a haemorrhagic angiomyolipoma, which was successfully treated radiologically. This case highlights the need to consider this differential in the presentation of acute abdomen in the context of a recent or concurrent...
(Vol 12 p 44-48, General Surgery; Gynaecology; Radiology; Urology: 23 October 2012)
A woman with known adnexal transposition for carcinoma of the cervix presented with abdominopelvic pain. The previously known complications of adnexal transposition are discussed and the first description of isolated torsion of the fallopian tube is presented.
(Vol 11 p 25-27, Gynaecology: 26 March 2011)
General surgeons may encounter endometriosis when extraperitoneal forms of the disease mimic a symptomatic inguinal hernia in premenopausal women. Diagnosis is often difficult, especially in the absence of menstrual symptoms, and is often made during surgical groin exploration. We present a case of extraperitoneal endometrioma simulating a symptomatic inguinal hernia and...
(Vol 6 p 18-21, General Surgery, Gynaecology: 20 July 2006)
We describe an uncommon case of bladder calculus arising from a translocated intrauterine contraceptive devise (IUCD) in a 36-year-old female patient with a 5-year-old IUCD who consulted for recurrent episodes of cystitis. Her evaluation established a bladder calculus that warranted surgery. She underwent a cystolithotomy, which dislodged a calculus (8×6×4 cm) that was...
(Vol 3 p 13-15, Gynaecology: September 2003)


Frank Cross
Consultant Vascular and General Surgeon
The London Clinic, UK


Neil Barnes
Consultant Physician
Barts Health NHS Trust, London, UK
Ali Jawad
Professor of Rheumatology
Barts Health NHS Trust, London, UK

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