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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Perioperative Management of an Adolescent With Friedreich’s Ataxia and Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Abstract HTML PDF
Mineto Kamata, David Martin, Allan Beebe, Walter Samora, Aymen Naguib, Joseph D. Tobias 473-477
Incidentally Found Transient and Asymptomatic ST-Elevation: A Diagnostic Dilemma Abstract HTML PDF
Thomas Matteazzi, Nicola Martinelli, Oliviero Olivieri, Domenico Tavella, Domenico Girelli 478-482
Exertional Rhabdomyolysis: A Case of Markedly Elevated Creatine Kinase Without Acute Kidney Injury Abstract HTML PDF
Andrew C. Berry, Joshua D. Lenchus, Danny Avalos, Ariel Caplan, Bruce B. Berry, Michael J. Monzel 483-485
Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia: A Possible Risk Factor for Neonatal Adrenal Hemorrhage Abstract HTML PDF
Sota Iwatani, Emiko Takeoka, Masami Mizobuchi, Seiji Yoshimoto, Hideto Nakao 486-487
Veno-Venous Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation for Fat Embolism Abstract HTML PDF
Kamen Valchanov, Ari Ercole, Jo-anne Fowles, Jas Parmar, Deepa Gopalan 488-490
Experience With Surgery for Synchronous Metastatic Lung Tumors From Colon and Thyroid Cancer Abstract HTML PDF
Yasumichi Yamamoto, Toshiya Tosazaki, Shinji Kosaka 491-494
Diabetic Ketoacidosis Following Administration of Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection in a Non-Diabetic Abstract HTML PDF
Andrew C. Berry, Matthew E. Tick, Brijesh B. Patel, Cheryl W. O'Malley, Rahman Nakshabendi, Jason Bellardini, Ariel Caplan, Nick A. Berry, Warren L. Reuther III 495-497
Constrictive Pericarditis: Rapid Progression of Pericardial Calcification in a Patient With Hemodialysis and Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery Abstract HTML PDF
Naoki Onoda, Syu Yamamoto, Teruaki Oomiya, Takayuki Honjyo, Yasuyoshi Iwato, Takeshi Shichijyo 498-501
Bilateral Carotid Dissection Presenting as Status Migrainosus: All That Glitters Is Not Gold Abstract HTML PDF
Aida Rodriguez Sainz, Itxaso Azkune Calle, Jose Maria Ontanon, Marian Gomez Beldarrain, Juan Carlos Garcia-Monco 502-504
Occult Vertebral Osteomyelitis, a Diagnostic Conundrum Abstract HTML PDF
Brijesh Patel, Adam Forman, Vilma Drelichman, Michael Marshall 505-508
Foreign Body or Foreign Bodies Abstract HTML PDF
Samet Ozer, Resul Yilmaz, Fevzi Ataseven, Atilla Senayli 509-510
An Atypical Presentation of Small Bowel Metastasis From a Previously Undiagnosed Primary Lung Adenocarcinoma Abstract HTML PDF
Andrew C. Berry, Rachel E. Herdes, Marcelo F. Larsen, Andres J. Yarur, James S. Scolapio, Brijesh B. Patel, Danny Avalos, Joshua D. Lenchus, Warren L. Reuther III 511-514
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