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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A Primary Peritoneal Serous Carcinoma Metastasizing to the Stomach Mimicking a Submucosal Tumor: A Potential Pitfall of Clinical Diagnosis

A primary peritoneal serous carcinoma (PPSC) usually presents as peritoneal dissemination. We report a case of gastric metastasis from PPSC mimicking a primary gastric submucosal tumor (SMT). 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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Rare Cause of Severe Neurological Impairment in a Young Patient With Lupus
Systemic lupus erythematous (SLE) is a chronic autoimmune disease that frequently leads to kidney involvement. Hypertension in lupus nephritis (LN) is common, but malignant hypertension (MH) is a rare condition. MH in LN is associated with severe clinical manifestations and intrarenal vascular lesions. Full Text


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Vol. 7, No. 12, Dec 2016

Table of Contents

Case Reports

ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction in an Adolescent Abstract HTML PDF
Priyanka Kailash, Sumit Kalra, Sameer Arora 519-521
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jmc2650w
Hydatid Disease in the Gallbladder: A Rare Location Abstract HTML PDF
Mustafa Yener Uzunoglu, Fatih Altintoprak, Enis Dikicier, Ismail Zengin, Ahmet Celik 522-523
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jmc2501w
Acute Onset of Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy: A Case Report Abstract HTML PDF
Jie Wu, Chunling Song, Yanqiu Han, Shanji Nan 524-526
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jmc2550w
Spontaneous Vanishing of Coronary Collaterals During Cardiac Catheterization for Acute Myocardial Infarction Abstract HTML PDF
Pierce Dupuis, Zakaria Sheikhaden, Jacob Stremers, Ibriham Shah, Paul Zack 527-530
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jmc2667w
Cardiac Amyloidosis Presenting With Myocardial Ischemia: Case Report and Literature Review Abstract HTML PDF
Francisco Alvarez Keller, Peiman Jamshidi, Bart De Boeck, Katharina Glatz, Miriam Nowack 531-535
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jmc2648w
Adenocystic Carcinoma of the External Auditory Canal: A Case Report and Review of the Literature Abstract HTML PDF
Pinelopi Theopisti Memtsa, Aikaterini Papadopoulou, Konstantina Boniou, Panagiotis Diafas, Ioannis Tzitzikas, Martha Charalambidou 536-538
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jmc2689w
Primary T-Cell Lymphoma With Small Intestinal Perforation: A Case Report Abstract HTML PDF
Chikae Isayama, Nobuhiro Takeuchi, Masanori Takada, Yu Nishida, Yusuke Nomura, Masato Iida, Akihito Otsuka 539-542
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jmc2690w
The Man With the Swollen Tongue Abstract HTML PDF
Celia Maia Cruz, Joao Oliveira, Teresa Sequeira, Miguel Ricardo, Luis Magalhaes, Catarina Mendonca 543-546
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jmc2677w
Iliac Endoconduit: Application in Unfavorable Iliac Anatomy to Facilitate Emergency Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair Abstract HTML PDF
Thomas Aherne, Khairun I. Abdul-Jalil, Zahraa Al-Hilli, Peter A. Naughton 547-549
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jmc2695w
A Case of Peripartum Cardiomyopathy Affected by Left Ventricle Thrombus Abstract HTML PDF
Nobuhiro Takeuchi, Kazumasa Emori, Junichi Soneda, Kaori Mohri, Masanori Takada 550-553
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jmc2698w
Serotonin Syndrome Induced by Combined Use of Tramadol and Escitalopram: A Case Report Abstract HTML PDF
Andrea Caamano, Rajib Din, Ahmad Eter 554-557
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jmc2702e
 
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