Карточка-задание по английскому языку на тему «MEDICAL WRITING: CASE ABSTRACT_21»
«MEDICAL WRITING: CASE ABSTRACT_21»
·What is a medical case report?
·What parts does it include?
·What is an abstract?
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Dermatosis neglecta in a case
of multiple fractures, shoulder dislocation and radial nerve palsy in a
35-year-old man: a case report
Dermatosis neglecta is an often
misdiagnosed and under-diagnosed condition. In dermatosis neglecta, a
progressive accumulation of sebum, sweat, keratin and other dirt and debris,
occurs due to inadequate local hygiene resulting in a localized hyperpigmented
patch or a verrucous plaque. Vigorous rubbing with alcohol-soaked gauze or soap
and water results in a complete resolution of the lesion. This is the first
case of dermatosis neglecta reported in a patient with multiple traumatic
We report a case of a 35-year-old
male Caucasian of Pakistani origin, with multiple fractures, neurological
deficit and immobility sustained in a fall, leading to the development of
dermatosis neglecta of the left hand.
Early and prompt clinical
recognition of this condition eliminates the need for aggressive diagnostic and
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·Why is it important
·Needs to be reported
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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?
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