A 6 year-old boy fell out of a tree and cracked his skull. His family took him to various hospitals, but due to financial constraints, the boy did not get the proper treatment.
An elderly gentleman came to the hospital with a tumor on his head. When asked how long the tumor had been there, he said 40 years! So why, after 40 years, did he finally come to the hospital? Over the past week, it had been growing significantly in size and it was painful. Besides that, […]
Heidi performs a rare procedure to remove a years-old piece of dead bone from a young woman’s arm.
Heidi presented at NavicentHealth’s Surgery & Trauma Departments’ Grand Rounds. She spoke on the topic of “Considering the Challenges to Surgical Practice in Northern Ghana” and focused primarily on “Typhoid and Other Surgical Emergencies.”
Heidi removes a bump on William’s scalp that looks suspicious
A young woman presented with a several month history of a fullness in her abdomen associated with pain. Upon examination, one could palpate a ball-like mass in her pelvis. It wasn’t stuck in one place, however. It moved slightly when pressed.
Kids love to climb in trees – sometimes for fun, sometimes to get mangoes or other fruits. Often, a fall from a tree will give a kid a broken arm, but not this kid! This kid fell out of a tree, but went home without telling his family the story until the next day when […]
Heidi removes and ovarian cyst with torsion only to find something quite peculiar inside of it!
Heidi removes a bowel obstructing mass from a 3 year old boy that turns out to be Burkitt’s Lymphoma.