Карточка-задание по английскому языку на тему «MEDICAL WRITING: CASE ABSTRACT_388»
«MEDICAL WRITING: CASE ABSTRACT_388»
·What is a medical case report?
·What parts does it include?
·What is an abstract?
Read the abstract of the medical case
Necrotising soft tissue
infection of the lower limb due to a perforated caecal carcinoma: a case report
We report the first case to our
knowledge where an ascending colorectal tumour presented as a necrotising lower
We describe the unusual
presentation of a previously unknown caecal carcinoma in a 69-year-old
Caucasian man, which presented as a rapidly spreading limb infection due to a
perforated caecal adenocarcinoma. This case presented a diagnostic dilemma and we
document the investigation and management in our patient and compare this to
the current published literature.
Although rare, this case
highlights how leg swelling and in particular, thigh and gluteal swelling, have
the potential to be an unusual presentation of a caecal carcinoma.
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?