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 Neonate With TGA and Restrictive Foramen Ovale: How to Apply Ordinary Catheterization Through the Umbilical Vein to Rescue the Neonate, a Case Report
Transposition of the great vessels (TGA), particularly with a restrictive foramen ovale (FO), constitutes a direct threat to neonatal life in the first hours of life. Poor mixing of oxygenated and deoxygenated blood leads to severe cyanosis and death. Administration of prostaglandin E1 (Alprostadil) to maintain the patency of the arterial duct allows an increase of the pulmonary blood flow and its return to the left atrium. In cases of TGA with restricted interatrial communication, higher pressure in the left atrium causes closing of the FO flap and better mixing cannot be achieved. Full Text

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Acute Pancreatitis: First and Sole Manifestation of Small Cell Carcinoma of Lung
Small cell carcinoma of the lung is an aggressive disease that tends to metastasize early in its course and has a poor prognosis. Pancreatic metastasis generally constitutes a late manifestation of this disease and most patients do not have organ specific symptoms (jaundice, abdominal pain and weight loss), and it is incidentally discovered on imaging studies. However, acute pancreatitis as the initial presentation of small cell carcinoma of lung is extremely rare. We came across a 71-year-old female who was admitted to the hospital for abdominal pain secondary to acute pancreatitis. Full Text

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Case Reports

Superior Vena Cava Thrombosis Due to a Temporary Hemodialysis Catheter Presenting After 5 Years With Hematemesis, Hemoptysis and Pleural Effusion Abstract HTML PDF
Nidal Arnous, Munaza Akunjee 515-518
Intraocular Foreign Body in the Posterior Chamber Abstract HTML PDF
Hana Park, Jae Hyung Lee, Ho Ra 519-521
Hermansky’s Hypoxia: A Brain Teaser Abstract HTML PDF
Nilma Malik, Vishwanath Pattan, Yhong Zhang, Hongxiu Luo, Ramamurthy Bangalore, Abdalla Yousif 522-524
Acute Pancreatitis: First and Sole Manifestation of Small Cell Carcinoma of Lung Abstract HTML PDF
Muhammad Ali Khan, Faraz Khan Luni, Sehrish Kamal, Yaseen Alastal, Abdullah Alwardia, Jacob Bieszczad, Luis De Las Casas, Youngsook Yoon 525-528
A Neonate With TGA and Restrictive Foramen Ovale: How to Apply Ordinary Catheterization Through the Umbilical Vein to Rescue the Neonate, a Case Report Abstract HTML PDF
Renata Bokiniec, Katarzyna Kufel, Maria K. Borszewska-Kornacka, Joanna Szymkiewicz-Dangel 529-531
Massive Pulmonary Embolism as a Complication of Coronary Angiography and Its Successful Treatment With Half-Dose Alteplase Abstract HTML PDF
Orcun Gurbuz, Hakan Ozkan, Abdulkadir Ercan, Gencehan Kumtepe, Ilker Hasan Karal 532-534
The Long CoN(S): A Case of Staphylococcus lugdunensis Endocarditis With Cerebral and Coronary Embolism Abstract HTML PDF
Jose Kuzhively, Sanjay A. Patel, Hrudya Abraham 535-537
Renal Liposarcoma in a Patient Undergoing Radiotherapy in Childhood: A Case Report Abstract HTML PDF
Pedro Nazareth Aguiar Jr, Barbara de Souza Gutierres, Daiane Pereira Guimaraes 538-540
Colonoscopy-Induced Splenic Injury: An Unusual Complication Warranting Urgent Attention Abstract HTML PDF
Anas K. Gremida, Megan Q. Chan, Christine Y. Hachem 541-544
Troponin I Elevation Due to Alcoholism in Absence of Acute Coronary Syndrome: A Case Report Abstract HTML PDF
Hongxiu Luo, Nilma Malik, Qiang Nai, Naureen Jessani, Mahmood Alam, Mohammed A. Islam, Abdalla Yousif 545-548
Multifactorial Causes of Failure to Thrive in a 79-Year-Old Male Abstract HTML PDF
Aaron Sacheli, Veena Panthangi 549-553
Intraoperative Severe Anaphylaxis Due to Gelofusine in a Patient Undergoing Elective Prostatectomy: Case Report Abstract HTML PDF
Amad Hania 554-556
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