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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Metastatic Giant Cell Tumor of Bone: A Case Report Abstract HTML PDF
Gustavo Trautman Stock, Larissa Lane Cardoso Teixeira, Pedro Nazareth Aguiar, Fabio Freire Jose, Christian Ribas 557-560
Incidental Early Gallbladder Carcinoma With Hepatocellular Carcinoma: A Rare Synchronous Double Primary Malignant Tumor Abstract HTML PDF
Mutlu Unver, Safak Ozturk, Osman Bozbiyik, Varlik Erol, Eyup Kebapci, Mustafa Olmez, Umit Bayol, Cengiz Aydin, Gokhan Akbulut 561-563
The Complicated Uncomplicated Epidural Placed Under General Anesthesia: A Complete Spinal in the Post-Anesthesia Recovery Unit Abstract HTML PDF
Jason Bryant, Anita Joselyn, Joseph Tobias 564-566
Serotonin Syndrome With Standard-Dose Vilazodone (Viibryd®) Monotherapy Abstract HTML PDF
Taylor W. Butler, Robert A. Lucas, Wahid Barghouthy 567-569
A Case of Multiple Cutaneous Granulocytic Sarcomas in an Elderly Patient Abstract HTML PDF
Nursel Dilek, Aziz Ramazan Dilek, Yunus Saral, Recep Bedir 570-572
Ascites Worsening Due to a Large Hiatal Hernia Compressing Hepatic Venous Outflow: A Case Report Abstract HTML PDF
Dekel Stavi, Ignacio Sztarkier, Gregory Chudakov, Or Kalchiem-Dekel, Gil Ben-Yaakov, Doron Zilberman, Emanuel Sikuler 573-575
Asymptomatic Gangrenous Cholecystitis Discovered During Elective Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Abstract HTML PDF
Darren Porter, Conor Warren, Hisham Hurreiz 576-578
A Rare Syndrome in the Differential Diagnosis for Angioedema Abstract HTML PDF
Zeynep Celebi Sozener, Selcan Ozguclu, Omur Aydin, Aylin Okcu Heper, Sadan Soyyigit, Ayse Betul Sin 579-582
Balloon Aortic Valvoplasty in Patient With Severe Calcific Aortic Stenosis and Cardiogenic Shock Abstract HTML PDF
Leandro M. A. Costa, Paulo C. Rezende, Cibele L. Garzillo, Eduardo G. Lima, Whady Hueb 583-586
Treatment of Chronic Wounds With the Silver-Containing Activated Carbon Fiber Dressing: Three Cases Abstract HTML PDF
Chun-Hao Tsai, Horng-Chaung Hsu, Cheng-Jyh Lin 587-591
Right-Sided Arcus Aorta Syndrome Abstract HTML PDF
Sevket Ozkaya, Adem Dirican, Koksal Atalay, Bilal Sengul, Ferah Ece 592-595
Concurrent Type 2 Diabetes and Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 1 With a Novel MEN1 Gene Mutation Abstract HTML PDF
Joung Wook Yang, Su Kyoung Kwon, Jeong Hoon Kim, Young Sik Choi, Yo-Han Park 596-600
Fetal Movements During Fetal Brain Death-Like Status Abstract HTML PDF
Shunji Suzuki, Kazuho Nakanishi, Aiko Yokoyama, Sakae Kumasaka 601-602
Case Series of Cancer Patients Treated With Galunisertib, a Transforming Growth Factor-Beta Receptor I Kinase Inhibitor in a First-in-Human Dose Study Abstract HTML PDF
Analia Azaro, Jordi Rodon, Michael Carducci, Juan M. Sepulveda-Sanchez, Ivelina Gueorguieva, Ann L. Cleverly, Durisala Desaiah, Sokalingum P. Namaseevayam, Matthias Holdhoff, Michael M. Lahn 603-609
Cooccurrence of Multilocular Cystic Renal Cell Carcinoma and High-Grade Urothelial Carcinoma in Bladder Abstract HTML PDF
Seyma Ozkanli, Elvan Atsatan Turfanda, Tulay Zenginkinet, Abdullah Aydin 610-612
 
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