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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Featured Article

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. One year later, he presented with tricuspid valve insufficiency and a dilated right atrium. His echocardiogram showed a foreign body in the right ventricle enmeshed in the tricuspid valve. This was identified as a migrating iliac stent confirmed by the absence of one of the peripheral stents on venogram. Full Text

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Case Series of Cancer Patients Treated With Galunisertib, a Transforming Growth Factor-Beta Receptor I Kinase Inhibitor in a First-in-Human Dose Study
Galunisertib (LY2157299 monohydrate) is a first-in-class small molecule inhibitor (SMI) of the transforming growth factor-beta (TGF-beta) signaling pathway. Some adverse events were associated with galunisertib during the first-in-human dose (FHD) study. Among these adverse events (n = 11) were four cases of infection, two cases of thromboembolic events and two cases of thrombocytopenia. In one of the patients with thromboembolic events, an autopsy was also performed to examine possible changes of the aorta. No significant histopathologic changes were observed. Full Text

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Case Reports

A Balanced Robertsonian Translocation (13;14) of a Male: A Case Report Abstract HTML PDF
Filiz Ozen, Zuhal Aydan Saglam, Hande Kucuk Kurtulgan, Abdul Vahap Ozen 615-617
Down the Wrong Way: An Important Complication of Nasogastric Tube Placement Abstract HTML PDF
Aneurin Moorthy 618-620
Dysphagia and Eosinophilic Infiltration of the Esophageal Muscular Layer: A Case Report Abstract HTML PDF
Jose Francisco Plaz, Renzo Giuseppe Di Natale, Marisa Di Natale, Andres Javier Gonzalez-Salazar, Raquel Alexandra Lander 621-626
Mania in a Patient With Multiple Myeloma After Using Bortezomib Abstract HTML PDF
Huinan Jiang, Rong Hu, Miao Miao, Bin Wu, Zhuogang Liu 627-630
A Case of Crizotinib-Resistant Lung Adenocarcinoma Harboring a KRAS Mutation and an EML4-ALK Fusion Gene Abstract HTML PDF
Satoshi Anai, Kunihiro Suzuki, Kayo Ijichi, Taishi Harada, Gouji Toyokawa, Takashi Seto, Mitsuhiro Takenoyama, Koichi Takayama, Yukito Ichinose, Yoichi Nakanishi 631-633
Renal Tubular Acidosis Following Topiramate Abstract HTML PDF
Huey Kuan Tan, Supreeth Rudrappa, Chun Hong Tang 634-635
Right Ventricle Foreign Body: A Case of a Migrating Iliac Stent Entrapped in the Tricuspid Valve Abstract HTML PDF Video1 Video2
Majd Ibrahim, Auroa Badin, Sudhir Mungee 636-638
Acute Clinical Presentation of Metastatic Testicular Choriocarcinoma: A Case Report and Brief Review of Literature Abstract HTML PDF
Lakshmi Kant Pathak, Vimala Vijayaraghavan, Timothy Ponder, Niels-Jorgen Dyrved, Darshan Gandhi 639-642
Hashimoto’s Encephalopathy: A Diagnosis in Disguise, Case Report and Review of Literature Abstract HTML PDF
Lakshmi Kant Pathak, Vimala Vijayaraghavan 643-645
Wegener Granulomatosis: Case Report of Facial Prosthetic Rehabilitation Abstract HTML PDF
Simone Cristina Kawabata, Patricia Tiemy Hirono Hotta, Reinaldo Brito e Dias, Beatriz Silva Camara Mattos 646-649
Necrotizing Fasciitis Secondary to Vibrio vulnificus Abstract HTML PDF
Hossein Akhondi, Adriana Garza Lopez 650-652
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