Journal of Medical Cases


Editor-in-Chief: Tarun Bhalla, MD, MBA, 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.
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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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Case Reports

Pain in the Neck: Are We Potentially at Risk? Abstract HTML PDF
Shawn S. Adibi, Ezinne I. Ogbureke, Kalu U. Ogbureke, Thomas A. Servos 237-240
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jmc2848w
Ultrasonographic Findings of Uterine Artery Pseudoaneurysm Abstract HTML PDF
Sayuri Kondo, Shunji Suzuki 241-242
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jmc2867w
Sporting Injuries - An Unusual Case of a Traumatic Schwannoma Presenting on the Upper Lip of a Professional Footballer, a Case Report Abstract HTML PDF
Mohamed Hania, Christopher Mannion 243-245
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jmc2761w
Vertebral Osteomyelitis: Unexpected Cause of Back Pain Abstract HTML PDF
Fermin Lopez-Rivera, Xavier Colon Rivera, Hernan Gonzalez Monroig 246-248
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jmc2870w
Cerebellar Tumor Like Lesion in a Patient With Neurosarcoidosis Abstract HTML PDF
Bashair Ibrahim, Dareen Alshaer, Omar Ayoub 249-251
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jmc2873w
Atypical Presentation of Gordon Syndrome and Its Management: A Report of Three Patients Abstract HTML PDF
Sushil Mehandru, Attiya Haroon, Vikas Singh, Avais Masud, Eric J. Costanzo, Mayurkumar Patel, Elmer Sadiang-Abay, Arif Asif 252-255
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jmc2874w
Coronary-Subclavian Steal Syndrome: An Infrequent Cause of Ischemia Post Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery Abstract HTML PDF
Luis Arboine, Juan M. Palacios, Oddir Jauregui, Ramon De la Cruz, Eduardo Galvan, Ulises Lopez, Jorge Garcia, Enrique Cruz, Raul Ontiveros 256-258
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jmc2875w
A Case of Transient Hypercortisolism Simultaneously Occurring With the Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone Secretion Induced by Olanzapine Abstract HTML PDF
Hiroshi Yamaguchi, Shuhei Onishi, Yukari Oguro, Atsuhisa Shirakami 259-263
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jmc2877w
 
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