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

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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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Case Reports

Thymoma Presenting as Right-Side Heart Failure in a Young Healthy Patient: A Case Report and Literature Review Abstract HTML PDF
Rabih E. Tabet, Mahmoud Hussein, Boutros Karam, Tanios Otayek, Elie F. Akoury, Georges Nasrallah, Sarkis Ejbeh 315-319
The Hidden Evil: Gastrointestinal Bleed and Small Bowel Obstruction Caused by Carcinoid Tumor Found on Exploratory Laparotomy Abstract HTML PDF
Parminder S. Minhas, Jaspreet K. Virdi, Richard T. Goldhahn 320-322
Hemangioma in the Male Breast Abstract HTML PDF
Farhood Farid Mojtahedi, Tomas Bulut, Richard Oosterhof-Berktas, Roland Bezooijen 323-325
A Case of Kartagener Syndrome With Pulmonary Hypertension Abstract HTML PDF
Babaji Ghewade, Smaran Cladius, Swapnil Chaudhari, Arvind Bhake 326-330
Buried Bumper Syndrome: A Case Report of a Rare Complication of Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy Abstract HTML PDF
Daniel Paramythiotis, Konstantinia Kofina, Vassileios Papadopoulos, Antonios Michalopoulos 331-333
Differentiating Rheumatoid Arthritis Related Musculoskeletal Pain in Patients With Concurrent Sickle Cell Disease: A Case Series and Literature Review Abstract HTML PDF
John Muthu, Mir Ali, Tracian James-Goulbourne 334-340
A Foe Incognito: Paraneoplastic Sacroilitis Abstract HTML PDF
Sumantro Mondal, Debanjali Sinha, Tony Ete, Rudra Prosad Goswami, Jayati Bardhan, Alakendu Ghosh 341-343
Acidotic Hypercapnia: A Case Series of Acidosis Driven Respiratory Muscle Dysfunction Abstract HTML PDF
Catherine King, Abigail Bishopp, Natasha Santana-Vaz, Ambika Talwar, Rahul Mukherjee 344-347
Open-Heart Surgery for a Pregnant Woman With Infective Endocarditis After Cesarean Abstract HTML PDF
Fudong Fan, Qing Zhou, Jun Pan, Dongjin Wang 348-350
Monomicrobial Non-Neutrocytic Bacteriascites due to Salmonella enteritidis: A Case Report and Literature Review Abstract HTML PDF
Samran Haider, Rohit Gupta, Aditya Sood, Amaraja Kanitkar, Ghulam Saydain 351-353
Epstein-Barr Virus-Induced Polymorphic Nodal Lymphoproliferative Disorder Presenting as Recurrent Fever and Scrotal Swelling: A Case Report and Review of Literature Abstract HTML PDF
Krishna Joshi, Kevin Kuriakose, Rahul Ravilla, Yogita Rochlani, Anwar Rjoop, Daisy Alapat, AppalaNaidu Sasapu 354-357
Melioidosis Neck Abscess: An Opportunistic Infection in Diabetes Mellitus Abstract HTML PDF
How Kit Thong, Puvan Arul 358-360
Massive Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Masquerading as Heart Failure Abstract HTML PDF
Chase J. Smith, Wesley M. Jones, Shishir Mathur, Sameer Arora 361-363
A Rare Case of Cutaneous Gamma Delta T-Cell Lymphoma With Complete Body Involvement Abstract HTML PDF
Rahul Anil, Sana Grover, Adarsh Hiremath 364-367
A Case of Multifocal Musculoskeletal Tuberculosis in Pregnant Woman Abstract HTML PDF
Abeer Albaadani, Abdulaziz Al Anazi 368-372
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