Journal of Medical Cases


Editor-in-Chief: Tarun Bhalla, MD, Clinical Associate Professor, Nationwide Children's Hospital, The Ohio State University Medical Center, USA
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.
Indexed and covered by: Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ); JournalTOCs;
Worldcat; Google Scholar; PubMed and PubMed Central: selected citations; EBSCO; Thomson Reuters Links Journal Title List.

Journal archiving and digital preservation: Portico


Highlights

  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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Adenosquamous Carcinoma of the Pancreas That Had Penetrated Into the Stomach and Transverse Colon: A Case Report

We report the case of pancreatic adenosquamous carcinoma (PASC) that had penetrated into the stomach and transverse colon. A massive amount of blood was discovered in the stomach. His death was caused by massive bleeding from the invaded lesions of the stomach. 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




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Intramedullary Spinal Cord Solitary Metastasis as the Inaugural Presentation of Colorectal Cancer: A Case Report
This is a case report of intramedullary spinal cord metastasis (ISCM) of a colorectal cancer (CRC). A 67-year-old male with no relevant medical history presented with paresthesias in the lower limbs and paraparesis for 7 days. Thoracic spinal cord magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) demonstrated an oval intramedullary lesion suggestive of metastatic lesion. Primary tumor was a rectosigmoid transition zone invasive adenocarcinoma. Full Text


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Vol. 8, No. 6, Jun 2017

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Case Reports

Epidermoid Cyst Presenting in the Floor of the Mouth Abstract HTML PDF
Mohamed Hania, Christopher Mannion 171-173
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jmc2762w
Toxic Leukoencephalopathy in a Teenager Caused by the Recreational Ingestion of 25I-NBOMe: A Case Report and Review of Literature Abstract HTML PDF
Chris Humston, Renata Miketic, Kelly Moon, Peter Ma, Joseph Tobias 174-179
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jmc2811w
Joubert Syndrome: A Rare Case Report From Saudi Arabia Abstract HTML PDF
Khulood M. ALHarbi 180-182
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jmc2832w
Fulminant Community-Acquired Hemorrhagic Pneumonia due to Pseudomonas aeruginosa in a Patient With Anorexia Nervosa Abstract HTML PDF
Yuki Kotani, Kenji Kubo, Toshihide Tsujimoto 183-186
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jmc2833w
Platypnea Orthodeoxia Syndrome in a Patient With Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Abstract HTML PDF
Theodoros Sinanis, Ulrich Krueger, Wolfgang H. Schoels 187-190
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jmc2840e
A Rare Case of Carney-Stratakis Syndrome in a Patient With SDHA Mutation Abstract HTML PDF
Aurelio Negro, Davide Nicoli, Alberto Cavazza, Rosaria Santi, Stefano Bonilauri, Enrico Farnetti, Michele Panebianco 191-195
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jmc2831w
Solitary Fibrous Tumor: An Uncommon Cause of Paraparesis and Sciatic Pain Abstract HTML PDF
Ana Vilaca, Margarida Monteiro, Teresa Pimentel 196-199
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jmc2843w
Perforated Gastric Metastasis From Neglected Breast Cancer: A Case Report Abstract HTML PDF
Christos Konstantinidis, Ioannis Stefanidis 200-202
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jmc2838w
 
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