Primary Care

We report the case of a 65-year-old man who we thought was an atypical presentation or a variant of the Klippel-Trenaunay-Weber syndrome. Although it is primarily a disorder of infancy and childhood, it has been reported to present in adulthood also[1,2]. Our case report highlights the need to consider the differential diagnosis of Klippel-Trenaunay-Weber syndrome in...
(Vol 13 p 74-78, General medicine; Vascular medicine; Vascular surgery: 17 December 2013)
We report an unusual case of partial thickness contact burns to a neonate after he accidentally urinated on an electrical lamp causing the bulb to explode. We recommend that lamps should be covered and located away from children. Providing parental education on burn injury prevention and improving clinician awareness is vital.
(Vol 12 p 14-16, Paediatrics, Plastic surgery, Primary care: 17 April 2012)
This case series of 16 patients demonstrates the postoperative complications associated with continued clopidogrel use and intraocular surgery. No intraocular or postoperative complications were noted but a 25% risk of subconjunctival haemorrhage following subtenons anaesthesia was noted.
(Vol 7 p 58-60, Ophthalmology, General practice, Surgery: 13 June 2007)
Reactive arthritis following upper respiratory tract infections is well known. The usual age group is young adults and management of the arthritis with anti-inflammatory medication is the mainstay of treatment. We present a case of reactive arthritis following tonsillitis, which was successfully treated by tonsillectomy.
(Vol 5 p 8-9, Otolaryngology; rheumatology; general medicine: January 2005)


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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