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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Vol. 7, No. 9, Sept 2016

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Case Reports

True Ectopia of Right Ovary With Ipsilateral Renal Agenesis Abstract HTML PDF
Serbeze Kabashi, Kreshnike Dedushi, Sefedin Mucaj, Naser Ramadani, Jeton Shatri, Astrit Hoxhaj 373-375
Anesthetic Management of a Patient With Spasmodic Torticollis Treated With a Deep Brain Stimulator Implant Operated for Inguinal Hernia Abstract HTML PDF
Athanasia Tsaroucha, Titika Moschovou, Aikaterini Melemeni, Eriphili Argyra 376-378
A Case of Transient Loss of Vision Following Coronary Angiography: Etiology, Investigation and Management Abstract HTML PDF
Elizabeth McElnea, David Gallagher, Khaldoon Al-Tahs, Thomas Kiernan 379-383
Granulomatosis With Polyangiitis Masquerading as Bilateral Trigeminal Neuralgia Abstract HTML PDF
Vivek Joseph, Rahul Anil, Neil Gonter 384-385
Persistent Cholestasis After Critical Illness Abstract HTML PDF
Than Aung, Chaw Su Naing 386-388
Anerobic Spondylodiscitis: A Case Report Abstract HTML PDF
Mohammed Kashab, Mohammed Khalifa, Hatim M. Alshareef, Amer M. Alshareef, Ahmed H. Alhasan 389-392
A Rare Case of Primary Angiosarcoma of Ovary in a Postmenopausal Woman Abstract HTML PDF
Kazila Bhutia, Jun Jie Wang, Shahul Hameed Mohamed Siraj, Wai Kheong Ryan Lee, May Ying Leong, Yong Kuei Lim 393-395
Unusually Large, Unruptured Tubal Ectopic Pregnancy Mass in a Woman With Bilateral Tubal Obstruction Treated by Laparoscopy: A Case Report Abstract HTML PDF
Myounghwan Kim 396-398
Cerebral Salt Wasting Syndrome and Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: Case Report Abstract HTML PDF
Filipe Martins, Carolina Ourique, Jose Faria da Costa, Joao Nuak, Vitor Braz, Edite Pereira, Antonio Sarmento, Jorge Almeida 399-402
Cytomegalovirus Hepatitis in HIV Infection Abstract HTML PDF
Abeer Albaadani, Salwa Alhumaidi, Shuaa Asiri 403-405
Micropapillary Serous Borderline Ovarian Tumor in Early Pregnancy: Is Conservative Surgery Still a Viable Option? Abstract HTML PDF
Kazila Bhutia, Manisha Mathur, Ieera Aggarwal 406-410
Asymptomatic Duodenal Metastasis From Small Cell Lung Cancer Diagnosed by Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Fine-Needle Aspiration Abstract HTML PDF
Akira Imoto, Daisuke Masuda, Atsushi Okuda, Wataru Takagi, Saori Onda, Tatsushi Sano, Mio Amano, Usama Abderaal, Takeshi Ogura, Yoshitaka Kurisu, Kazuhide Higuchi 411-415
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