Journal of Medical Cases

Qiuwang Zhang MD, PhD, St Michael’s Hospital, University of Toronto, Canada

Frequency: Monthly
Journal Access: Open Access
ISSN-print: 1923-4155
ISSN-online: 1923-4163
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  • Villoglandular Papillary Adenocarcinoma With Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia 3 of the Cervix in a Woman With a Misdiagnosis of a Cervical Polyp

    We report a case in which a polypoid lesion with a diameter of 5 mm was diagnosed as a cervical polyp due to a negative Papanicolaou (Pap) smear in the cervix, and polypectomy revealed a diagnosis of villoglandular papillary adenocarcinoma (VGA) on histopathological examination.

  • A Fistula Where? Left Anterior Descending to Pulmonary Artery Fistula

    Fistulas are abnormal passageways between two organs or vessels that usually do not connect. Coronary artery fistulas occur when one of the coronary arteries is connected to either a heart chamber or another blood vessel.

  • A Rare Case of Systemic Mastocytosis With Associated Clonal Hematological Non-Mast Cell Lineage Disease That Transformed to Acute Leukemia With IDH2 Mutation

    An elderly 72-year-old man presented with anemia, thrombocytopenia, monocytosis, splenomegaly and lymphadenopathy. Bone marrow biopsy was consistent with mast cell neoplasm with positive CD117, CD25, CD34 myeloblasts and polymerase chain reaction (PCR) revealed mutation of D816V.

  • Single-Shot Spinal Anesthesia in an Infant Requiring Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Open Lower-Extremity Surgery: A Case Report

    Spinal anesthesia (SA) is a safe and effective anesthetic technique for lower abdominal and lower extremity surgery in neonates and infants and is associated with an apparent state of sedation.

  • Cor Triatriatum Dexter: A Case Report in a 70-Year-Old Male

    Cor triatriatum dexter (CTD) is a rare congenital heart disease resulting from persistence of the right valve of the sinus venosus. The persistent valve forms a membrane that divides the right atrium into a proximal and a distal chamber.




Video Report


Acute Plasma Cell Leukemia Presenting as Primary Hyperammonemic Encephalopathy

Primary plasma cell leukemia (PPCL) is a form of leukemia with a reported incidence of one case per million annually in the USA. It is clinically and genetically distinct from multiple myeloma (MM) with a poor prognosis and dismal survival despite recent advances in treatment modalities. Full Text

Just Another Acute Chest Pain? Case of Contained Rupture of a Saphenous Venous Graft Pseudo-Aneurysm Mimicking Acute Coronary Syndrome

Ross Biggset al. Full Text

Image of the Issue

A Case of COVID-19 Failed in Viral Identification but Showed Consistent Host Responses to Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2
In a 75-year-old hemodialysis patient, pneumonia manifested with computed tomography (CT) images suggestive of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) ribonucleic acid (RNA) was not detected with repeated polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests, but serum immunoglobulin G (IgG) and IgM antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 turned positive with two different assay kits. Full Text

Current Issue


Vol. 12, No. 1, Jan 2021

Table of Contents

Case Reports

Amnioinfusion and Bed Rest May Effectively Improve the Insufficient Circulation of the Umbilical Cord in Pregnant Women With Hyper-Coiled Cord and Oligohydramnios Abstract HTML PDF
Masamitsu Nakamura, Junichi Hasegawa, Hiroko Takita, Akihiko Sekizawa 1-4
Impact of the Induction of Labor on Hemophilia Carriers and Their Newborn Infants Abstract HTML PDF
Mami Shibahara, Eiji Shibata, Yasuyuki Kinjo, Chiharu Tomonaga, Toshihide Sakuragi, Shoko Amimoto, Hiroshi Mori, Satoshi Aramaki, Kiyoshi Yoshino 5-8
Alteration of Coagulation Test Results and Vaginal Bleeding Associated With the Use of Feverfew (Tanacetum parthenium) Abstract HTML PDF
Khalidah A. Alenzi, Fasil H. Alharbi, Fasil M. Tawhari, Ghada S. Fradees 9-12
Labor Complicated by Cervical Stenosis Following a Laser Cone Biopsy Abstract HTML PDF
Jonathan Y. Han, Wai Loong Wong, Jerry K.Y. Chan 13-15
High Thermal Amplitude Red Blood Cell Agglutinating Cold Type Autoantibodies in a Case of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 Pneumonia and Multiorgan Failure Abstract HTML PDF Suppl1
Hatem Hassanein, Julio Hajdenberg 16-17
Intraoperative Cardiac Arrest: Immediate Treatment and Diagnostic Evaluation Abstract HTML PDF
Nathan Fister, Ahsan Syed, Joseph D. Tobias 18-22
Hypertriglyceridemia-Induced Pancreatitis With Rapid Response to Insulin Therapy Abstract HTML PDF
Sara Soliman 23-26
Favorable Pregnancy Outcome in a Granulomatosis With Polyangiitis Patient With Renal Insufficiency Abstract HTML PDF
Arpana Verma, Sarita Rajbhar, Pushpawati Thakur, Sarita Agrawal, Sangeeta Pradhan 27-31
Intraparenchymal Meningioma Abstract HTML PDF
Raul Ramirez-Grueso, Sergio I. Patino-Ladino, Jorge A. Amortegui-Beltran, Jose Luis Rios, Lina Estrada-Duque, Jaime Arias 32-36
Resolution of Chronic Immune Thrombocytopenia Purpura after Autologous Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation for Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma Abstract HTML PDF
Prashanth A. Kumar, Ali Wazir, Jeffrey J. Pu 37-40

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