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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Iatrogenically Displaced Renal Calculus During Percutaneous Lithotripsy That Mimicked Duodenal Perforation by Resembling Leaked Oral Contrast
Percutaneous lithotripsy (nephrolithotripsy) is an interventional procedure in which renal calculi are removed from the kidney through a tube which is inserted percutaneously. The procedure removes the necessity of surgery, but still bears the risk of certain complications, including displacement of calculi or their fragments. We present a 56-year-old female patient who was brought to the radiology department with the suspicion of duodenal perforation. Full Text

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Bilateral Idiopathic Granulomatous Mastitis: A Case of Noncaseating Granulomas in a Patient With Latent Tuberculosis
Idiopathic granulomatous mastitis (IGM) is a rare benign inflammatory disease of the breast of unknown etiology. The typical clinical presentation is a unilateral palpable breast mass with pain and overlying skin erythema. IGM remains a diagnosis of exclusion, and it is necessary to exclude all infectious and noninfectious causes of granulomatous disease. Definitive diagnosis of IGM relies on histological examination, demonstrating granulomatous inflammation without caseous necrosis. Common medical treatment entails the use of corticosteroids and other immunosuppressive agents in patients with IGM. Full Text

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Case Reports

Refractory Hypodynamic Shock: Role of Insulin in Toxodromes Abstract HTML PDF
Nilma Malik, Vishwanath Pattan, Hongxiu Luo, Waqas Jehangir, Shuvendu Sen, Abdalla Yousif 427-429
Bilateral Idiopathic Granulomatous Mastitis: A Case of Noncaseating Granulomas in a Patient With Latent Tuberculosis Abstract HTML PDF
Laura Malmut, George J. Tsioulias 430-434
Lyme Carditis and Complete Heart Block: An Unusual Case of a Young Student Abstract HTML PDF
Sherrie Khadanga, Samreen Raza 435-436
Dialysis Disequilibrium Syndrome: A Swell Diagnosis? Abstract HTML PDF
Diane Donegan, Kianoush Kashani 437-440
Amebiasis Masquerading Colonic Lymphoma in an Intestinal Intussusception Patient Abstract HTML PDF
Abdurrahman Sahin, Gamze Geyik, Turan Calhan, Resul Kahraman, Aysenur Ihvan, Kamil Ozdil, Haci Mehmet Sokmen 441-444
An Asymptomatic Small-Cell Bladder Cancer Until Bilateral Ureteral Obstruction Happened Abstract HTML PDF
Aslan Demir, Yasemen Adali, Kursat Cecen, Mert Ali Karadag, Omer Erkam Arslan, Mehmet Eryegen Uslu, Nilhan Eryegen Uzlu 445-448
Fatal Strongyloides Hyperinfection in Post-Deceased Kidney Transplant Presented With Respiratory Failure and Septic Shock Abstract HTML PDF
Rasheed Jaffar Al-Hubail, Adel Hammodi Ali, Ahmed Hanafy Ali, Naglaa Hassan Mahmoud 449-451
Case Reports of Three Hypothyroid Patients Requiring Very High Doses of Levothyroxine Abstract HTML PDF
Chukwuma Ekpebegh 452-454
Pyoderma Gangrenosum in a Patient With Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: Case Report Abstract HTML PDF
Amad Hania 455-458
A Bone-Breaking Case of Syncope Due to Glossopharyngeal Neuralgia Abstract HTML PDF
Christina Austin, Keerthana Karumbaiah, Bassam Omar 459-462
Ileitis Is Not Always Crohn’s Disease: Case Report Abstract HTML PDF
Abdel Rahman Omer, Omar Nadhem, Nibras Talibmamury, Yasir Al Abboodi, James Lusby, Steven Urban 463-465
Challenging Diagnosis of a Rare Case of Spontaneous Keloid Scar Abstract HTML PDF
William HC Tiong, Normala Hj Basiron 466-469
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