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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Case Reports

An Extremely Rare Source of Pulmonary Embolism: Internal Jugular Vein Aneurysm Abstract HTML PDF
Utkan Sevuk, Firat Ayaz, Ertan Demirdas, Aylin Erkul 195-196
Ceftaroline-Induced Agranulocytosis Abstract HTML PDF
Najmus Sahar, Theresa Ratajczak, Nicholas G. Conger 197-201
Dysplasia Involves Enteritis Cystica Profunda in the Setting of Crohn’s Disease Abstract HTML PDF
Jonathon Mahlow, Meagan Costedio, Shu-Yuan Xiao, Lisi Yuan, Xiuli Liu 202-207
Posterior Neck Triangle Spindle Cell Lipoma Abstract HTML PDF
Ali A. Salamat, Tom Paterson, Nimesh N. Patel, Tahwinder Singh 208-212
An Unusual Case of Femoral Hernia Abstract HTML PDF
Darren J. Porter, Jane Kilkenny, Zorica Vujovic 213-215
A Reminder of Treatments Past Abstract HTML PDF
Kamran Hassan, Saba Lahsaei, Anna Beyer, Richard H. Hongo 216-219
Acute Kidney Injury Following Conversion From Laparoscopic to Open Cholecystectomy Abstract HTML PDF
Ahmed Dirweesh, Ritika Zijoo, Praneet Iyer 220-222
A Rare Etiology of Intestinal Obstruction: Paraduodenal Hernia Abstract HTML PDF
Mustafa Yener Uzunoglu, Fatih Altintoprak, Enis Dikicier, Ismail Zengin, Yusuf Arslan 223-225
Renal Autotransplantation in a Patient With Resistant Renal Artery Stenosis Abstract HTML PDF
Takuya Wakamiya, Yusuke Nakano, Tatsunori Hokosaki, Mari Iwamoto, Jyunichi Teranishi, Masako Otani 226-229
Rapidly Progressive IgA Nephropathy: A Case Report With Review of Clinical Presentation, Prognostic Factors and Therapeutic Modalities Abstract HTML PDF
Isaac Akkad, Alberto Ortiz, Melvyn Hecht 230-233
Excessive Uterine Bleeding in a Non-Compliant Patient With Profound Hypothyroidism: A Case Report and Review of the Literatures Abstract HTML PDF
Ben-Jiang Ma 234-238
Molar Pregnancy and Poor Obstetrics Outcome: Retrospective Evaluation of Six Cases Abstract HTML PDF
Mert Turgal, Mehmet Sinan Beksac 239-241
An Unusual Presentation of Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma: A Case Report Abstract HTML PDF
Rashmi Gangavati, Rajendra Baad, Nupura Vibhute, Siddhartha Varma 242-244
Spontaneous Rupture of Urinary Bladder in a Young Alcoholic Male Abstract HTML PDF
Ritika Zijoo, Ahmed Dirweesh, Fausto M. Ordonez, Anand Kaji 245-247
Lumbosciatalgia Due to Pyramidal Syndrome Abstract HTML PDF
Maria Jose Garcia-Antelo, Eduardo Rubio-Nazabal, Adrian Lopez-Baz, Cristina Mendez-Diaz 248-251
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