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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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.




Video Report


Renal Autotransplantation in a Patient With Resistant Renal Artery Stenosis

We report the case of a 5-year-old boy who presented to our hospital with renovascular hypertension (RVH) resulting from right renal artery stenosis (RAS). We performed percutaneous transluminal renal angioplasty (PTRA) on the right RAS. 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

Image of the Issue

Posterior Neck Triangle Spindle Cell Lipoma
Spindle cell lipomas (SCLs) are a rare variant of lipomas with distinct pathological and immunohistological features. Pathological characteristics of SCLs have been well described and include the following features: a well-circumscribed subcutaneous lesion that contains a variety of mature adipocytes, spindle cells and collagen bundles. Full Text

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Table of Contents

Case Reports

A Persistent Left-Sided Superior Vena Cava With Agenesis of the Right Superior Vena Cava in a Patient Who Underwent Liver Transplantation: A Case Report Abstract HTML PDF
Charalampos Lalenis, Alice Pittaro, Federico Geraldini, Giulio Barbiero, Annalisa Boscolo, Diego Miotto 253-257
Familial Hyperlipidemia Screening, Treatment and New Considerations Abstract HTML PDF
Shauna Wentzell, Mary Ryan, Vivion Crowley 258-259
Intussusception After Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass in a Pregnant Patient Abstract HTML PDF
Bandar Idrees Ali, Mohammed Al-Jabali, Abdullah Al-Masoud, Abdullah Al-Zahrani 260-262
5-alpha Reductase Deficiency in Two Siblings: A Case Report Abstract HTML PDF
Ivana Capin, Mary Ryan 263-265
Recurrent Cough Syncope Due to Pertussis in Adults: Report of Three Cases and Review of the Literature Abstract HTML PDF
Yana Kogan, Nizar Elias, Gleb Slobodin, Majed Odeh 266-269
Suspected Infective Endocarditis Finally Turned Out to Be Levamisole-Induced Vasculitis: A Case Report and Review of Literature Abstract HTML PDF
Krishna Prasad Joshi, Joseph Hunter Holthoff, Robert W. Bradsher 270-273
Supratentorial Extraventricular Anaplastic Ependymoma Presented With Headache in Pregnancy: Case Report and Review of the Literature Abstract HTML PDF
Vaner Koksal, Selim Kayaci, Recep Bedir, Gulsah Balik 274-281
Nutcracker Phenomenon With Wilkie’s Syndrome in a Patient With Rectal Cancer Abstract HTML PDF
Sohail Iqbal, Kashif Siddique, Usman Saeed, Zahid Anwar Khan, Sarfraz Ahmad 282-285
A Case of Bilateral Ectopic Pregnancy Following Intra-Uterine Insemination Abstract HTML PDF
Wen Shan Sim, Elis Yuexian Lee, Pamela Yu Fen Tan 286-290
Detecting Chiari Network in Patients to Avoid Procedural Complications Abstract HTML PDF
Sabrina Arshed, Mohamed M. Osman, Shilpi Singh, John Webb, Mark Niemiera, Shuvendu Sen, Abdulla Yousif 291-293
Anesthetic Care During Lateral Thoracic Expansion for Asphyxiating Thoracic Dystrophy Abstract HTML PDF
Mineto Kamata, Roby Sebastian, Aymen Naguib, Joseph D. Tobias 294-298
Spontaneous Rupture of a Deep Femoral Pseudoaneurysm Mimicking Lymphedema After Radical Hysterectomy in a Woman Who Was Receiving Warfarin Abstract HTML PDF
Shun-ichi Ikeda, Tomoko Manabe, Shunsuke Sugawara, Miyuki Sone, Mitsuya Ishikawa, Tomoyasu Kato 299-302
A Rare Case of a Large Intracavitary Cardiac Thrombus Abstract HTML PDF
Jeffrey Brian Ziffra, Gholam Zadeii 303-306
Diffuse Infiltrative Lymphocytosis Syndrome: A Case With Multiple Extra-Glandular Infiltrations Abstract HTML PDF
Ana-Maria Copaescu, Jean-Pascal Costa 307-311
Gastric Bezoar Causing Massive Gastric Distention and Functional Outlet Obstruction in a Patient With Bulimia Nervosa Abstract HTML PDF
Richard M. Fazio, Prasun Shah, Eiei Soe, Kadirawelpillai Iswara, Ioana Chen 312-314
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