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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An Atypical Presentation of Small Bowel Metastasis From a Previously Undiagnosed Primary Lung Adenocarcinoma
Lung adenocarcinoma commonly metastasizes to the liver, brain, bones and adrenal glands, with metastasis to the small bowel in only 0.5-2% of cases.Not only did our patient have metastases to the small bowel, but the patient presented solely with gastrointestinal symptoms and no evidence of lung disease clinically or on imaging. Immunohistochemical analysis helped diagnose a primary lung adenocarcinoma with metastasis to the small bowel. There are few reported cases of small bowel metastases leading to the diagnosis of a primary lung cancer, let alone, in living patients. Full Text

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Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia: A Possible Risk Factor for Neonatal Adrenal Hemorrhage
The etiology of adrenal hemorrhage (AH) is unknown, but the adrenal cortex at birth is relatively large, extremely vascular, and prone to trauma; venous engorgement has been proposed as a mechanism. Here, we demonstrate the first case of neonatal AH complicated with congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH). A 3,150 g newborn male was delivered after an uncomplicated pregnancy via vaginal delivery as the second child of unrelated healthy parents. Full Text

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Perioperative Management of an Adolescent With Friedreich’s Ataxia and Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Abstract HTML PDF
Mineto Kamata, David Martin, Allan Beebe, Walter Samora, Aymen Naguib, Joseph D. Tobias 473-477
Incidentally Found Transient and Asymptomatic ST-Elevation: A Diagnostic Dilemma Abstract HTML PDF
Thomas Matteazzi, Nicola Martinelli, Oliviero Olivieri, Domenico Tavella, Domenico Girelli 478-482
Exertional Rhabdomyolysis: A Case of Markedly Elevated Creatine Kinase Without Acute Kidney Injury Abstract HTML PDF
Andrew C. Berry, Joshua D. Lenchus, Danny Avalos, Ariel Caplan, Bruce B. Berry, Michael J. Monzel 483-485
Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia: A Possible Risk Factor for Neonatal Adrenal Hemorrhage Abstract HTML PDF
Sota Iwatani, Emiko Takeoka, Masami Mizobuchi, Seiji Yoshimoto, Hideto Nakao 486-487
Veno-Venous Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation for Fat Embolism Abstract HTML PDF
Kamen Valchanov, Ari Ercole, Jo-anne Fowles, Jas Parmar, Deepa Gopalan 488-490
Experience With Surgery for Synchronous Metastatic Lung Tumors From Colon and Thyroid Cancer Abstract HTML PDF
Yasumichi Yamamoto, Toshiya Tosazaki, Shinji Kosaka 491-494
Diabetic Ketoacidosis Following Administration of Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection in a Non-Diabetic Abstract HTML PDF
Andrew C. Berry, Matthew E. Tick, Brijesh B. Patel, Cheryl W. O'Malley, Rahman Nakshabendi, Jason Bellardini, Ariel Caplan, Nick A. Berry, Warren L. Reuther III 495-497
Constrictive Pericarditis: Rapid Progression of Pericardial Calcification in a Patient With Hemodialysis and Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery Abstract HTML PDF
Naoki Onoda, Syu Yamamoto, Teruaki Oomiya, Takayuki Honjyo, Yasuyoshi Iwato, Takeshi Shichijyo 498-501
Bilateral Carotid Dissection Presenting as Status Migrainosus: All That Glitters Is Not Gold Abstract HTML PDF
Aida Rodriguez Sainz, Itxaso Azkune Calle, Jose Maria Ontanon, Marian Gomez Beldarrain, Juan Carlos Garcia-Monco 502-504
Occult Vertebral Osteomyelitis, a Diagnostic Conundrum Abstract HTML PDF
Brijesh Patel, Adam Forman, Vilma Drelichman, Michael Marshall 505-508
Foreign Body or Foreign Bodies Abstract HTML PDF
Samet Ozer, Resul Yilmaz, Fevzi Ataseven, Atilla Senayli 509-510
An Atypical Presentation of Small Bowel Metastasis From a Previously Undiagnosed Primary Lung Adenocarcinoma Abstract HTML PDF
Andrew C. Berry, Rachel E. Herdes, Marcelo F. Larsen, Andres J. Yarur, James S. Scolapio, Brijesh B. Patel, Danny Avalos, Joshua D. Lenchus, Warren L. Reuther III 511-514
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