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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  • 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.

  • Surgical Removal of a Pacemaker Lead Entrapped by a Chiari Network

    We report a case of atrioventricular block in which a pacemaker lead was entrapped by a Chiari network. A 78-year-old woman underwent dual-chamber pacemaker implantation for symptomatic 2:1 atrioventricular block.

  • Metastatic Follicular Thyroid Carcinoma Presenting as Thoracic Cord Compression

    Follicular thyroid carcinoma (FTC) is an uncommon cancer and the incidence of FTC is higher in endemic areas of iodine deficiency or endemic goiter. Up until the 1990s Fiji was listed as an iodine deficient country.

  • A Prolonged Response and Characteristics of Trabectedin Treatment of Metastatic Soft Tissue Sarcoma

    Unique features and treatment effects of trabectedin are presented in consideration of soft tissue sarcoma management. A prolonged time on trabectedin through 59 cycles is shown. This is one of the longer reported uses of trabectedin successfully to control disease.




Coronary Sinus Thrombosis in a Patient Without History of Endothelial Cardiac Injury

Coronary sinus thrombosis (CST) is a rare but life-threatening condition that involves clot formation within the vessel responsible for draining all of the venous blood from the myocardium itself. The coronary sinus is situated in the right atrium approximately half-way between the tricuspid value and the inferior vena cava. Full Text

Iatrogenic Arteriovenous Fistula Secondary to Coronary Artery Dissection Caused by Contrast Injection Into a Chronically Occluded Right Coronary Artery

Coronary arteriovenous fistulas and coronary cameral fistulas are rare anomalies that involve the abnormal communication between a coronary artery and a venous structure, such as a coronary vein or a right-sided cardiac chamber. Full Text


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Unique Communication: A Case Report of Acquired Esophageal Pulmonary Fistula
Esophageal respiratory fistula represents a connection between esophagus and the respiratory system. Esophageal tracheal and esophageal bronchial fistulas are common whereas esophageal pulmonary fistula is rarely seen. We report a case of esophageal pulmonary fistula in a middle aged African American male with a history of bronchoesophageal fistula who presented with pneumonia. Full Text

Current Issue


Vol. 12, No. 10, Oct 2021

Table of Contents

Case Reports

Perioperative Care of a Patient With Waardenburg Syndrome Abstract HTML PDF
Miranda Holbrook, Joseph D. Tobias 381-385
Giant Uterine Leiomyoma With Surgical Difficulty Abstract HTML PDF
Suzanna Mongan, Antonius Wibowo 386-390
Delayed Diagnosis of Cardiac Amyloidosis Secondary to Multiple Myeloma Abstract HTML PDF
Ahmad Qatanani, Shereen Dahab, Steven Douedi, Yumna Hamid, Sameh Girgis, Steven Daniels, Gurpreet Lamba, Mohammad Zafar 391-394
Stewart-Treves Syndrome in Obesity-Associated Chronic Lymphedema: A Case Report Abstract HTML PDF
Michael J. Chaney, Xuanzhen Piao, Nayha Tahir, Grace W. Ying, Yetunde Omotosho, Aneeba Farooqi, Farah Zahra 395-399
Polyneuropathy, Organomegaly, Endocrinopathy, Monoclonal Protein, and Skin Changes Associated With Castleman Disease: A Common Misdiagnosis Abstract HTML PDF
Vanessa Palha, Elisa Condez, Valentim Lopes, Carla Ferreira, Joana Sotto Mayor, Teresa Pimentel, Narciso Oliveira, Marcio Tavares 400-404
A Rare Case of Pulmonary-Renal Syndrome With Triple-Seropositive for Myeloperoxidase-Anti-Neutrophil Cytoplasm Antibody (MPO-ANCA), Proteinase 3 (PR3)-ANCA and Anti-Glomerular Basement Membrane (GBM) Antibodies Abstract HTML PDF
Vanessa Palha, Ana Sa, Teresa Pimentel, Narciso Oliveira, Sofia Rocha, Ana Isabel Silva, Carlos Capela 405-410
Iatrogenic Arteriovenous Fistula Secondary to Coronary Artery Dissection Caused by Contrast Injection Into a Chronically Occluded Right Coronary Artery Abstract HTML PDF Video 1 Video 2 Video 3
Benjamin Fogelson, Hassan Tahir, James Livesay, Raj Baljepally 411-414
A Case of Evans Syndrome and Unstable Angina Abstract HTML PDF
Saad Bin Jamil, Iqra Patoli, Mehrunissa Kazim, Syed Hassan Abbas, Zain Ali 415-418
A Rare Case of Three Distinct Gastrointestinal Neoplasms Occurring Simultaneously in an Elderly Patient Abstract HTML PDF
Saad Hanan, Enkhmaa Luvsannyam, Molly S. Jain, Srishti Laller, Tayyab Cheema, Cory Mellon, Don Teed, Manoj Somagutta, Laila N. Ahmad, Frederick M. Tiesenga 419-423
Nivolumab, a Double-Edged Sword: A Case Report of Nivolumab-Induced Myasthenia Gravis Abstract HTML PDF
Nayha Tahir, Anber Mahboob, Xuanzhen Piao, Grace Ying, Jishna Shrestha, Robin Sherchan, Farha Zahra 424-428

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