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.
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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Video Report

 

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. 1, Jan 2017

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Case Reports

Epidural Catheter Placement for Cerebrospinal Fluid Drainage in Aortic Aneurysm Surgery With Delayed Paraplegia: A Case Report Abstract HTML PDF
Cengiz Sahutoglu, Zeynep Pestilci, Seden Kocabas, Fatma Zekiye Askar 1-4
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jmc2703w
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Presenting as Thrombotic Thrombocytopenia Purpura Abstract HTML PDF
Filipa Silva, Mariana Brandao, Afonso Esteves 5-7
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jmc2692w
Refractory Acute Kidney Injury Secondary to Hypothyroid-Induced Myopathy: A Contemporary Case Report Abstract HTML PDF
Phillip Ulyanovskiy, Deborah Dergan, Shams Abbas, Prabhjot Manes, Irina Erlikh 8-10
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jmc2699w
Intramedullary Spinal Cord Solitary Metastasis as the Inaugural Presentation of Colorectal Cancer: A Case Report Abstract HTML PDF
Mafalda Mendes-Pinto, Joana Parra, Orlando Galego, Bruno Costa-Gomes, Marta Costa, Ricardo Veiga, Helena Gens 11-13
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jmc2697w
Restoration of Ovarian Function After Orthotopic Ovarian Autotransplant and Follow-Up: A Case Report Abstract HTML PDF
Renuka Devi Rajkumaralal, Hemashree Rajesh, Su Ling Yu 14-16
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jmc2701w
Just Another Acute Chest Pain? Case of Contained Rupture of a Saphenous Venous Graft Pseudo-Aneurysm Mimicking Acute Coronary Syndrome Abstract HTML PDF Video 1
Ross Biggs, Mahek Shah, Matthew Martinez, Raman Dusaj, Larry Jacobs 17-19
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jmc2705w
First Report of Treatment of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia in a Patient With Cystic Fibrosis Abstract HTML PDF
Abi Vijenthira, Martina Trinkaus 20-23
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jmc2708w
Adenosquamous Carcinoma of the Pancreas That Had Penetrated Into the Stomach and Transverse Colon: A Case Report Abstract HTML PDF
Nobuhiro Takeuchi, Kazumasa Emori, Makoto Yoshitani, Junichi Soneda, Kaori Mohri 24-28
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jmc2723w
Management of Recurrent Enterocolitis Following Soave’s Pull-Through in a Child With Hirschsprung’s Disease: Value of Botox Injections Abstract HTML PDF
Kashif Chauhan, Gulwish Moghul, Shailinder Singh 29-32
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jmc2720w
 
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