Journal of Medical Cases


Editor-in-Chief: Tarun Bhalla, MD, MBA, Clinical Associate Professor, Nationwide Children's Hospital, The Ohio State University Medical Center, USA
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;
Worldcat; Google Scholar; PubMed and PubMed Central: selected citations; EBSCO; Thomson Reuters Links Journal Title List.

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. 7, Jul 2017

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Case Reports

Anesthetic Management of a 13-Year-Old Adolescent With Mucolipidosis Type II for Total Hip Arthroplasty Abstract HTML PDF
Mumin Hakim, Hina Walia, Senthil G. Krishna, Joseph D. Tobias 203-206
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jmc2834w
Interpretation of Cardiac Enzymes in Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy: Seeking Diagnostic Clarity Abstract HTML PDF
Xin Yi Ho, Deepak Mathur 207-210
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jmc2836w
Traumatic Pseudoaneurysm of the Lateral Circumflex Femoral Artery Presenting as Anterior Thigh Compartment Syndrome: A Rare Complication of Intracapsular Hip Fracture Fixation Abstract HTML PDF
Avadhoot Kantak 211-214
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jmc2807w
Laparoscopic Enucleation of Schwannoma Masquerading as a Leiomyoma Abstract HTML PDF Suppl1
Howard S. Fan, Ahmed A. Rahman, Michael L. Talbot 215-218
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jmc2823w
Acute Ischemic Stroke Associated With OrthoVisc (Hyaluronic Acid) Injection Abstract HTML PDF
Ben-Jiang Ma, Sampathkumar Shanmugham 219-223
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jmc2853w
A Case Report of Still’s Disease in the Adult Abstract HTML PDF
Leila A. Cardoso, Fatima Silva, Joana Paixao, Adriano Rodrigues 224-226
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jmc2847w
Unilateral Femoral Head Osteonecrosis Caused by Low-Dose Oral Corticosteroid Used for Secondary Adrenal Insufficiency From Idiopathic Hypopituitarism Abstract HTML PDF
Muhammad Rajib Hossain, Saeid Karandish, Rupesh Khanal, Prem Raj Parajuli, Azad Mojahedi 227-229
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jmc2857w
Tuberculosis of the Psoas Muscle Presenting as a Mass Lesion Abstract HTML PDF
Joaquin C. Ponce-Zepeda, Moises R. Zepeda 230-232
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jmc2031e
Tuberculosis Miliary in Patients Treated With Bacillus Calmette-Guerin Immunotherapy: Case Report Abstract HTML PDF
Marta Batista, Carlos Alves, Carlos Boinas, Elvira Camacho 233-235
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jmc2862w
 
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