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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Quadricuspid Aortic Valve May Be Misdiagnosed as Bicuspid Aortic Valve
Quadricuspid aortic valve (QAV) is a rare congenital cardiac anomaly with incidence of 0.008-0.033%. The most common complication of QAV is aortic regurgitation (75%). Other complications include aortic stenosis, left ventricular hypertrophy, bundle branch blocks, and abnormal displacement of the ostium in the right coronary artery.
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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. Full Text

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Perioperative Care of an Infant With an Open Safety Pin in the Hypopharynx
In the practice of pediatric anesthesia, foreign body (FB) aspiration represents a commonly encountered surgical emergency, which may lead to morbidity and mortality if not handled in a timely and effective fashion. We present a 12-month-old infant who was found to have a sharp FB lodged in the hypopharynx at the level of the glottis, leading to a unique clinical challenge, both from the standpoint of airway management and removal technique. Full Text

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Acute Gastric Dysfunction After Catheter Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation Abstract HTML PDF
Alicia M. Alvarez, Sandra Rodriguez, Kanwarpreet Tandon, Roger J. Charles 143-145
Perioperative Care of an Infant With an Open Safety Pin in the Hypopharynx Abstract HTML PDF
Arvid Yung, Haleh Saadat, Jonathan M. Grischkan, Joseph D. Tobias 146-149
Contralateral Adrenal Metastasis After Renal Cell Carcinoma Treatment Abstract HTML PDF
Mehmet Balasar, Abdulkadir Kandemir, Mahmut Zahid Unlu, Aykut Yildirim, Ahmet Tekin 150-152
Cytomegalovirus Infection in an Immunocompetent Host Presenting With Partial Bowel Obstruction Abstract HTML PDF
Salik Nazir, Mohsen Eledrisi 153-155
Ascending and Aortic Arch Thrombus: Cause of Myocardial Infarction and Lower Extremity Ischemia Abstract HTML PDF
Nneoma Olivia Okoronkwo, Frank Wang, Gabriele Di Luozzo 156-158
Recognition and Treatment of Potentially Fatal Hyperkalemia in the Emergency Department Abstract HTML PDF
Waqas Jehangir, Mohamed Osman, Dominique Jones, Mahmood Alam, Abdalla Yousif 159-162
Sequential MRI, Cerebrospinal Fluid and Peripheral Blood Immunologic Analysis in a Natalizumab-Treated Patient With Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy Abstract HTML PDF
Clara de Andres, Barbara Alonso, Juan Guzman de Villoria, Rosa Peraita-Adrados, Silvia Sanchez-Ramon 163-166
Crowned Dens Syndrome Incidentally Diagnosed After Investigation of Cervical Spine Injury With Incomplete Quadriplegia: A Case Report and Review of the Literature Abstract HTML PDF
Vasileios S. Nikolaou, Demetrios Chytas, Demitrios Korres, Nicolas Efstathopoulos 167-169
Quadricuspid Aortic Valve May Be Misdiagnosed as Bicuspid Aortic Valve Abstract HTML PDF
Ali Ridha, Mukesh Singh, Sarah Al-Abayechi, Shoaib Safiullah, Eric Yeung, Vupparahalli Ramesh 170-172
Herpes Esophagitis in an Immunocompetent Teenager Abstract HTML PDF
Tariq Yousuf, Arsalan Khan, Sarah Wang, Brian Blumenstein 173-175
Acebutolol and Immediate Release Melatonin in Treatment of Smith-Magenis Syndrome Abstract HTML PDF
Benjamin J. Wheeler, Barry J. Taylor, Kirsten Simonsen, David M. Reith 176-178
Human Papilloma Virus Associated Oropharyngeal Cancer in Pregnancy: Diagnostic and Management Challenge Abstract HTML PDF
Robyn Frances Coombe, Sandeep Bhuta 179-182
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