Journal of Medical Cases

Frequency: Monthly
Journal Access: Open Access
ISSN-print: 1923-4155
ISSN-online: 1923-4163
Journal scope: Journal of Medical Cases (JMC), monthly, is a peer-reviewed, open access, international journal, publishing original case reports in all clinical medicine disciplines. The cases reported should have merits of contributing to the current knowledge of the relevant disease.
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  • A Reminder of Treatments Past

    The Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) syndrome was initially described in 1930 as a clinical syndrome of paroxysmal tachycardias in healthy young people that demonstrated “bundle-branch block and short P-R interval”. These tachycardias were eventually determined to be macro-reentrant arrhythmias utilizing accessory pathways.

  • Off-Pump Repair of a Post-Infarct Ventricular Septal Defect: How Safe Is the Hamburger Procedure With Oximetry Guidance?

    We are reporting an off-pump technique for the surgical closure of a post-infarct ventricular septal defect (VSD). Our case report describes the case management of a 75-year-old man, who underwent the Hamburger procedure for the closure of his apical VSD.

  • Body Weight Reduction Improves Both Reflux Symptoms and Esophageal Physiologic Examination

    A 51-year-old woman with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) had high body weight and body mass index (BMI) initially, and proton-pump inhibitor (PPI) was needed for symptom relief.

  • Gastric Volvulus Secondary to Paraesophageal Hernia Causing Gastric Necrosis and Perforation of the Gastroesophageal Junction

    CT chest (axial section) showing right-sided pleural effusion, a right lower intrapleural inhomogeneous hyperdensity (reported as hematoma extending from the esophagogastric junction vs. volvulus vs. occult perforation) and a large hiatal hernia.

  • Multiple Duodenal Diverticula: A Rare Cause of Massive Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding and Hemodynamic Instability

    Upper endoscopy showing active hemorrhage and clot formation from a duodenal diverticulum. A 43-year-old man was evaluated for lightheadedness, hematemesis, and melena. Patient was hypotensive and resuscitated with intravenous fluids and blood products.




Video Report


Renal Autotransplantation in a Patient With Resistant Renal Artery Stenosis

We report the case of a 5-year-old boy who presented to our hospital with renovascular hypertension (RVH) resulting from right renal artery stenosis (RAS). We performed percutaneous transluminal renal angioplasty (PTRA) on the right RAS. Full Text

Right Ventricle Foreign Body: A Case of a Migrating Iliac Stent Entrapped in the Tricuspid Valve
We report a 27-year-old man with a history of atrial fibrillation, pericarditis, and May-Thurner syndrome who underwent a venoplasty with two self-expandable stents in the left common iliac vein. Full Text

Image of the Issue

Posterior Neck Triangle Spindle Cell Lipoma
Spindle cell lipomas (SCLs) are a rare variant of lipomas with distinct pathological and immunohistological features. Pathological characteristics of SCLs have been well described and include the following features: a well-circumscribed subcutaneous lesion that contains a variety of mature adipocytes, spindle cells and collagen bundles. Full Text

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Vol. 7, No. 10, Oct 2016

Table of Contents

Case Reports

Successful Transcatheter Retrieval of the Embolized Coronary Stent During Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Abstract HTML PDF
Mustafa Yurtdas, Nesim Aladag, Yalin Tolga Yaylali 417-419
Perioperative Care of a Child With Williams Syndrome Abstract HTML PDF
Karen M. Miller, Vidya Raman, Peter Winch, Joseph D. Tobias 420-425
Stiff-Person Syndrome: A Case Report Abstract HTML PDF
Prabhjot Kaur Manes, Saif Mohammad Aslam, Melvin Varghese, Lia Elipulikattu 426-428
A Rare Case of Lingual Necrosis Secondary to Prolonged Endotracheal Intubation Abstract HTML PDF
Samran Haider, Kartik Kumar, Cassondra Cramer, Christopher Garcia, Michelle El-Hosni, Diane Levine 429-431
Splenic Abscess and Management Options: Report of Four Cases Abstract HTML PDF
Mohammed Al-Jabali, Bandar Idrees Ali, Abdallah Al-Zahrani, Tagreed Al-Ajai 432-434
A Case of Severe Fever With Thrombocytopenia Syndrome Accompanied by Self-Limiting Severe Proteinuria That Inversely Correlated With the Platelet Count Abstract HTML PDF
Hiroshi Yamaguchi, Shuhei Onishi, Hironobu Shibata, Kengo Udaka, Seiji Yoshida, Takanori Hayakawa 435-440
Severe Hypocalcemia After the Administration of Zoledronic Acid for Osteoporotic Fracture Abstract HTML PDF
Dohee Kim 441-444
Recurrent Urinary Tract Infection in an Elderly Man Abstract HTML PDF
Lung-Yi Mak, Tuen-Ching Chan, Hon-Wai Chan, Ivan Fan Ngai Hung 445-447
Chronic Myeloid Leukemia in a Patient With Multiple Sclerosis Treated With Interferon Beta-1a Abstract HTML PDF
Tsering Gyalpo Lama Tamang, Prabhsimranjot Singh, Abhinav Binod Chandra 448-450
A Case Report of Pseudomembranous Colitis Resulting from Clostridium difficile Infection Successfully Treated with Fidaxomicin Abstract HTML PDF
Leila A. Cardoso, Joao R. Goncalves, Joana Costa, Fatima Silva, Ana Figueiredo, Adriano Rodrigues 451-454
Pneumomediastinum: A Complication of Synthetic Cannabinoid K2 Use Abstract HTML PDF
Bharat Bajantri, Tushi Singh, Sindhaghatta Venkatram, Gilda Diaz-Fuentes 455-458
Acute Acalculous Cholecystitis as Initial Presentation of Amyloidosis Abstract HTML PDF
Sanjay Prakash Neupane, Pratibha Sharma 459-460
Central Nervous System Hemorrhage Following Lumbar Puncture for Intrathecal Chemotherapy in a Pediatric Oncology Patient Abstract HTML PDF
Onur Balaban, Giorgio Veneziano, Richard S. Cartabuke, Joseph D. Tobias 461-466
Severe Osteoporosis in a Young Woman With Celiac Diseases due to Vitamin D Deficiency Abstract HTML PDF
Merita Emini, Nadije Morina, Idriz Gerqari, Ilir Alimehmeti 467-470
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