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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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

Acute Pancreatitis: A Rare Presentation of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Abstract HTML PDF
Tarana Gupta, Ajit Singh, Rahul Chauda, Deepak Jain, Hari K. Aggarwal 105-107
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jmc2776w
Deplete and Delirious: A Report of Two Cases Abstract HTML PDF
Amanda Bryson, Melissa Yacur, Meeta Desai, Eileen Hennrikus 108-110
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jmc2802e
Propionic Academia: Exome Sequencing Identified Novel Mutation in Exon 12 of PCCA Gene Abstract HTML PDF
Raziyeh Khalesi, Masoud Garshasbi 111-113
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jmc2743e
Emergency Autotransfusion for Managing Iatrogenic Hemorrhagic Pericardial Effusion Abstract HTML PDF
Muhammad Ali, Stephan Behrend, Stefan Andreas Lange 114-116
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jmc2789w
Polymyalgia Rheumatica After Influenza Vaccine Abstract HTML PDF
Mashal Salehi, Pavan Luckoor, Ed Marie Sibal-Gomez 117-118
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jmc2788w
Anorexia due to Depression in the Elderly From the Viewpoint of Primary Care Abstract HTML PDF
Syuichi Tetsuka, Mieko Otsuka, Ritsuo Hashimoto, Hiroyuki Kato 119-123
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jmc2794w
A Case Report of Refractory Gout: Efficacy of High-Dose Anti-IL1r Treatment Abstract HTML PDF
Leila A. Cardoso, Joao Pedro Abreu, Yenny Anzola, Susan Foreid, Isabel Almeida, Antonio Marinho, Fatima Farinha 124-126
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jmc2790w
Synchronous Infrasellar and Cervical Chondroid Chordoma: A Case Report and Review of the Literature Abstract HTML PDF
Ilson Sepulveda, Thomas Schmidt, Geraldine Ayres, Paulo Vera, Felipe Fredes 127-131
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jmc2791w
Granular Cell Tumor of the Common Bile Duct: A Case Report of a Rare Anatomical Entity and Brief Review of the Literature Abstract HTML PDF
Anastasios Katsourakis, Ioannis Dimitriou, Efthimios Chatzitheoklitos, Danai Chourmouzi, George Noussios 132-136
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jmc2783w
A Rare Case of Corynebacterium propinquum Endocarditis in a Native Valve Abstract HTML PDF
Kevin Kuriakose, Joshua Rutland, Thomas E. Watts, Kshitij Chatterjee, Yogita Rochlani, Matthew Burns 137-140
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jmc2795w
 
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