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Clinical Challenges

The Department of Surgery's Clinical Challenges series showcase our most interesting, challenging, and important surgical cases. These brief case summaries describe the problem, the surgical response, and lessons learned.

Rare Chest Mass Managed by Oncoplastic Approach to Treatment and Reconstruction (pdf)
November 17, 2017 | Chris Reid, Zach Collier, and Anne Wallace, Division of Plastic Surgery; USC Division of Plastic Surgery; Division of Surgical Oncology

Ostomy Complications: Parastomal Pyoderma Gangrenosum
October 15, 2017 | Nicole Lopez and Sonia Ramamoorthy, Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery

Tackling the Infected Aortic Endograft: A Feared Complication with a Multidisciplinary Solution (pdf)
June 14, 2017 | John Lane and Tazo Enui, Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery