Journal of Medical Cases

Panagis Galiatsatos, MD, MHS
Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, MD, USA

ISSN-print: 1923-4155 | ISSN-online: 1923-4163 | Monthly | Open Access | Aims and Scope

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COVID-19 and Post COVID-19 Condition (Long COVID)
The COVID-19 outbreak presents the unprecedented challenge for world public and medical practitioners and health care providers, the post COVID-19 condition (or long COVID) includes long term symptoms which may persist for months or years after SARS-CoV-2 infection. We will consider submissions related to all aspects of COVID-19 and Long COVID, and process the manuscripts in priority.
Collection of COVID-19 articles.


  • Valve-in-Valve Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation With Acute Left and Right Coronary Artery Occlusion: A Case Report

    Acute coronary artery occlusion is a relatively rare procedural adverse event in valve-in-valve transcatheter aortic valve implantation. Here we present a case of a 26-mm Sapien 3 prosthetic valve implantation in a degenerated 23-mm Freedom Solo bioprosthetic surgical valve with subsequent left and right coronary occlusion.

  • Gemella morbillorum as the Culprit Organism of Post-Colonoscopy Necrotizing Perineal Soft Tissue Infection in a Diabetic Patient With Crohn’s Disease

    Gemellsa morbillorum (G. morbillorum) is a Gram-positive facultative anaerobe and a known commensal organism of the oropharyngeal and gastrointestinal tracts. It is considered a rare cause of infections in humans.

  • Idiopathic Sclerosing Mesenteritis: An Extremely Rare Cause of Mesenteric Mass

    Idiopathic sclerosing mesenteritis (ISM) is an extremely rare condition in which mesenteric adipose tissue undergoes necrotic and fibrotic changes. It is also known as “retractile mesenteritis”, “mesenteric panniculitis” or “fat necrosis of the mesentery”. Most cases are seen in Caucasian males between the fifth and seventh decades of life.

  • Stewart-Treves Syndrome in Obesity-Associated Chronic Lymphedema: A Case Report

    Stewart-Treves syndrome (STS) is defined as the development of cutaneous angiosarcoma in the presence of long-standing lymphedema and is a rare disease with only about 400 cases reported in world literature.

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms and Q Fever: An Odd Connection to Keep in Mind

    Abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAAs) secondary to Coxiella burnetii infections are rare but carry important implications. The diagnosis is difficult due to unspecific symptoms.




A Huge Sister Mary Joseph’s Nodule From Signet Ring Cell Gastric Carcinoma Showing Good Response to FOLFOX-Based Chemotherapy Regimen

Metastatic involvement of the umbilicus as a result of a visceral carcinoma is a rare entity known as Sister Mary Joseph’s nodule (SMJN). The most common primary sites are the gastrointestinal and gynecological tract. The occurrence of SMJN is commonly associated with advanced peritoneal disease and poor prognosis. Full Text

Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Rendezvous for Biliary Obstruction in Patient With Prior Whipple Surgery

Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) in patients with surgically altered anatomy remains a challenging procedure even for the more experienced endoscopists. We present a unique case of an ERCP performed in a patient with prior Whipple surgery... Full Text


Key Clinical Image

An Unusual Case of Cerebral Arteriovenous Malformation in Pregnancy
We present a case of a woman at 31 weeks and 3 days of gestation, who developed a sudden and severe headache and loss of vision in her left eye. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the brain revealed a subarachnoid bleed secondary to a right parieto-occipital arteriovenous malformation (AVM). She was conservatively managed and subsequently transferred to our institution for multidisciplinary care. The patient underwent a cesarean section at 34 weeks and 5 days of gestation followed by gamma knife surgery 6 days after. Full Text

Current Issue


Vol. 13, No. 5, May 2022

Table of Contents

Case Reports

Acquired Hemophilia A After SARS-CoV-2 Infection: A Case Report Abstract HTML PDF
Jennifer Nardella, Domenico Comitangelo, Renato Marino, Giuseppe Malcangi, Marco Damiano Barratta, Carlo Sabba, Antonio Perrone 197-201
Pseudoaneurysm Formation After “Preclose”-Assisted Impella Insertion in a Patient With Cardiogenic Shock Abstract HTML PDF
Daniel Asemota, Zain Kassam, Christian Voto, Aditya Mangla, David Coven, Zoran Lasic 202-206
A Case of Delayed COVID-19-Related Macrophage Activation Syndrome Abstract HTML PDF
Abdelnassir Abdelgabar, Mohammed Elsayed 207-211
Clostridium tertium Bacteremia: A Marker of an Underlying Perforated Colonic Diverticular Disease in a Non-Neutropenic Patient With COVID-19 Abstract HTML PDF
Eltaib Saad, Goar Egoryan, Shanmugha Vigneshwar Padmanabhan, Angkawipa Trongtorsak, Akshaya Ramachandran, Qishuo Zhang, Khalid Mohamed, Harvey J. Friedman 212-218
Acute Hemolytic Anemia Caused by Loxoscelism Treated With Plasmapheresis: A Case Report Abstract HTML PDF
Stephanie Harry, Emily Brugioni, Sheshadri Madhusudhana 219-224
Homozygous Factor V Leiden Complicated by Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia: A Case Report Abstract HTML PDF
Rocio Bautista Sanchez, Yumiko Gely, Josune Natalia Iglesias 225-228
A One-Year-Old Girl With Human Parvovirus B19 Infection and Hypocomplementemia Mimicking Incomplete Kawasaki Disease Abstract HTML PDF
Kazumi Oura, Shinichi Ishikawa, Haruki Shiraishi, Yuji Maruo, Norio Sato, Takashi Suganuma, Makoto Mikawa, Tomonobu Sato 229-234
Idiopathic Pleuroparenchymal Fibroelastosis Abstract HTML PDF
Kameron Tavakolian, Ndausung Udongwo, Steven Douedi, Mihir Odak, Justin Ilagan, Taimoor Khan, Noor Salam, Saira Chaughtai, Arif Asif 235-239
Survival Benefit of Pembrolizumab for Patients With Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma: A Case Series Abstract HTML PDF
Li Zhao, Vinit Singh, Anthony Ricca, Patrick Lee 240-243
Drug-Induced Liver Injury Secondary to Enobosarm: A Selective Androgen Receptor Modulator Abstract HTML PDF
Daniel Weinblatt, Satyajeet Roy 244-248

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