Карточка-задание по английскому языку на тему «MEDICAL WRITING: CASE ABSTRACT_254»
«MEDICAL WRITING: CASE ABSTRACT_254»
·What is a medical case report?
·What parts does it include?
·What is an abstract?
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Inflammatory pseudotumor of
the kidney: a case report
Inflammatory pseudotumors, also
known as inflammatory myofibroblastic tumors, are uncommon benign tumors of
unknown etiology which may develop at several anatomical sites. In the
urogenital tract, inflammatory pseudotumor usually affects the urinary bladder
or the prostate. Inflammatory pseudotumor of the kidney is very rare. It is
considered as a reactive inflammatory lesion that features very good prognosis.
We present the case of a
57-year-old Moroccan man who presented with a two-month history of gross
hematuria and left lumbar pain. Imaging investigations revealed a left kidney
mass and pathological examination of the nephrectomy specimen showed an
As the preoperative definitive
diagnosis of such a tumor is not possible, surgery is advised because only
pathological examination of the nephrectomy specimen can establish the
diagnosis with certainty. From one case report and literature review, the
authors suggest a diagnostic and therapeutic strategy for the management of
this rare tumor.
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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?
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4.What the clinical impact will be?
5.Is it an original case report of interest to a particular clinical
specialty of medicine?
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7.Are any teaching points identified?
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