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.
Indexed and covered by: Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ); JournalTOCs;
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Journal archiving and digital preservation: Portico


Highlights

  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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Adenosquamous Carcinoma of the Pancreas That Had Penetrated Into the Stomach and Transverse Colon: A Case Report

We report the case of pancreatic adenosquamous carcinoma (PASC) that had penetrated into the stomach and transverse colon. A massive amount of blood was discovered in the stomach. His death was caused by massive bleeding from the invaded lesions of the stomach. 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




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Intramedullary Spinal Cord Solitary Metastasis as the Inaugural Presentation of Colorectal Cancer: A Case Report
This is a case report of intramedullary spinal cord metastasis (ISCM) of a colorectal cancer (CRC). A 67-year-old male with no relevant medical history presented with paresthesias in the lower limbs and paraparesis for 7 days. Thoracic spinal cord magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) demonstrated an oval intramedullary lesion suggestive of metastatic lesion. Primary tumor was a rectosigmoid transition zone invasive adenocarcinoma. Full Text


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Vol. 8, No. 5, May 2017

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Case Reports

Ruptured Anaplastic Pancreatic Carcinoma With Liver Metastasis: A Case Report Abstract HTML PDF
Kazumasa Emori, Nobuhiro Takeuchi, Makoto Yoshitani, Junichi Soneda, Kaori Mohri, Yusuke Nomura 141-144
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jmc2802w
A Rare Sternal Lesion on Magnetic Resonance Mammography Mimicking a Metastasis in a Patient With a History of Mamma Carcinoma: A Case Report Abstract HTML PDF
Karin Zuidberg-van der Gronde, Caroline Klazen, Joop van Baarlen, Roland Bezooijen 145-148
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jmc2803w
Omitted Pulmonary Arteriovenous Fistula Complicated With Brain Abscess Abstract HTML PDF
Shengxun Lu 149-151
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jmc2798w
Uterine Arteriovenous Malformation: A Rare Cause of Secondary Postpartum Hemorrhage Abstract HTML PDF
Caroline Chiew Ping Tan, Manisha Mathur, Richard Hoau Gong Lo 152-154
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jmc2804w
Femoral Nerve Palsy Following Landmark Based Ilioinguinal-Iliohypogastric Nerve Block: Case Report and Safety Review Abstract HTML PDF
Logan Thomas Mellert, Maureen Elizabeth Cheung, Rick Alan Gemma 155-158
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jmc2809w
Sneezing: A Rare Cause of Sacral Insufficiency Fracture in a Young Osteoporotic Woman Abstract HTML PDF
Yusuf Erdem, Cagri Neyisci 159-162
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jmc2810w
Diagnosis and Management of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: A Case Report Abstract HTML PDF
Mohammed Huneif 163-166
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jmc2782w
Pregnant With Myocardial Infarction, How Should I Manage? Abstract HTML PDF
Emin Uysal, Suleyman Solak, Sakir Omur Hincal, Sinan Varol 167-169
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jmc2827w
 
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