Journal of Medical Cases


Editor-in-Chief: Tarun Bhalla, MD, MBA, FAAP, Chairman, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Akron Children's Hospital, Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED), Ohio, USA
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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Highlights

  • Severe Takayasu Arteritis Complicated by Mesenteric Ischemia

    Takayasu arteritis (TA) is an idiopathic large vessel vasculitis which occurs mostly in young Asian females. The authors report an atypical presentation of TA in a woman who presented with signs and symptoms of limb claudication and mesenteric ischemia. This case illustrates the potential severity of this disease and the difficulty in its diagnosis and treatment.

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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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Early Detection of Atrial Fibrillation-Atrial Flutter Using Remote Patient Monitoring

Remote patient monitoring (RPM), patient-reported outcomes (PROs), and biochemical biomarker monitoring (Mitra® devices) may be useful for early detection of major adverse cardiac events (MACE). This case report presents a patient enrolled in a precision medicine study in which RPM detected the presence of atrial fibrillation-atrial flutter (AFib-Flutter), facilitating prompt treatment. Full Text


Contained Rupture of a Saphenous Venous Graft Pseudo-Aneurysm Mimicking Acute Coronary Syndrome
Rupture of a saphenous vein graft (SVG) pseudo-aneurysm presenting as a non-ST elevation myocardial infarction is a rarely reported, but serious complication of prior coronary artery bypass graft surgery. We present a case of a 76-year-old man who presented with severe chest pain and elevated cardiac biomarkers, and was found to have a contained pseudo-aneurysm rupture. Full Text




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Recurrent Hepatic Inflammatory Pseudotumor in Asynchronism After Surgery of Inflammatory Pseudotumor Associated With Granulomatous Cholangitis
A 64-year-old man was referred to our hospital for investigation of thickening of the gallbladder wall and hepatic mass. Repeated endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration examinations of these lesions excluded malignant diseases. Full Text


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Case Reports

Pelvic Peritonitis Caused by Campylobacter rectus Infection: Case Report and Literature Review Abstract HTML PDF
Anaelle Veyrine, Julie Sturque, Aude-Sophie Zlowodski, Tom Sourimant, Maina Le Gal, Frederic Denis 97-100
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jmc3275
Systemic Tumor Seeding Secondary to Peritonitis due to the Immediate Postoperative Intravesical Instillation of Pirarubicin After Intravesical Explosion Induced Bladder Perforation During Bipolar Transurethral Resection of Bladder Tumors Abstract HTML PDF
Kenji Ohgaki, Masatoshi Sakamoto 101-105
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jmc3277
A Challenging Case of Granulomatous Mycosis Fungoides Mimicking Cutaneous Sarcoidosis Abstract HTML PDF
Krishna Mohan Baradhi, Ramya Pakala, Supriya Koya 106-109
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jmc3276
Idiopathic Postmenopausal Uterine Inversion: A Case Report Abstract HTML PDF
Ehab Al-Rayyan, Susan Thabet, Mitri Rashed, Amer Gharaibeh, Rami Al-Shwiyat, Sa’ed Haddad, Maram Almaghariz, Maher Maaita 110-112
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jmc3290
Clear Cell Variant of Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma: A Case Report Abstract HTML PDF
Fahad Naser Algahtani, Khalid Saud Alshaalan, Majed Pharaon, Mohammed Elkrim 113-115
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jmc3278
Syncope and an Intra-Hisian Atrioventricular Block After Radiation Therapy: Electrophysiologic Observations and Review of Literature Abstract HTML PDF
Theresa Ratajczak, Umbreen Hussain, Abdul Wase 116-119
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jmc3233
High Grade and Poorly Differentiated Neuroendocrine Carcinoma: Three Case Reports Abstract HTML PDF
Marilia Campos, Robert Matlock 120-122
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jmc3294
 
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