Карточка-задание по английскому языку на тему «MEDICAL WRITING: CASE ABSTRACT_12»
«MEDICAL WRITING: CASE ABSTRACT_12»
·What is a medical case report?
·What parts does it include?
·What is an abstract?
Read the abstract of the medical case
Allergic hemiglossitis as a
unique case of food allergy: a case report
A unique case of topical food
allergy is presented with unilateral swelling of the tongue with ulceration.
Only one similar case has been reported in 1972.
76 years old female patient
presented at the Emergency Department with a unilateral painful swelling and
ulcerations of the tongue after eating mint chocolate. However the swelling did
not compromised the airways the presentation was rather frightening for the
patient. The allergic reaction responded to the parenteral steroid and oral
chlorphenamine treatment and the three month follow up only revealed minimal
Unilateral hemiglossitis is a rare
form of allergic reactions which is usually self-limiting with full recovery of
which takes an unusually long time.
Find in the abstract:
·Why is it important
·Needs to be reported
Answer the questions:
1.Is this the first report of this kind in the literature?
2.What are brief details of what the patient(s) presented with?
3.What the reader should learn from the case report?
4.What the clinical impact will be?
5.Is it an original case report of interest to a particular clinical
specialty of medicine?
6.Will it have a broader clinical impact across medicine?
7.Are any teaching points identified?
·Why abstract is the most important part for case
published in electronic databases?