Journal of Medical Cases

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

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

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  • 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.

  • Cerebral Air Embolism After Gastrointestinal Procedure: A Case Report and Literature Review

    Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) is one of the forefronts of minimally invasive modalities with excellent safety records and tremendous capability but despite its accolades and functions, there are still very rare complications including air embolism.

  • Corynebacterium striatum Cardiac Device-Related Infective Endocarditis: The First Case Report in a Patient With a Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Defibrillator Device and Review of the Literature

    Corynebacterium striatum (C. striatum) is a skin commensal agent, rarely described as a cause of infective endocarditis. We describe a case of a 48-year-old man, with multiple comorbidities with cardiac resynchronization therapy defibrillator (CRT-D) device implanted 1 year before.

  • 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.




Video Report


Pulmonary Adenosquamous Cell Carcinoma With Systemic Lymphadenopathy due to Immunoglobulin G4-Related Disease: A Case Report

A 75-year-old man with diabetes mellitus showed elevated C-reactive protein (CRP) level at his regular visit. Computed tomography scan showed a lung tumor in his left lower lobe and systemic lymphadenopathy including abdominal lymph nodes. The patient was diagnosed as primary pulmonary squamous cell carcinoma with systemic lymph node metastasis. 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

Giant Cell Tumor of the Temporal Bone With Skull Base and Middle Ear Extension
We report on a patient who presented to the ear, nose, and throat (ENT) clinic with an 8-month-old left non-pulsatile tinnitus. Imaging studies, Neck computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) revealed soft tissue mass in the left middle ear with invasion to the middle cranial fossa and external auditory canal. Full Text

Current Issue


Vol. 12, No. 4, Apr 2021

Table of Contents

Case Reports

Primary Biliary Cholangitis Overlap With Autoimmune Hepatitis? A Case Report Abstract HTML PDF
Vitor Costa, Marta Moreira, Raquel Costa, Joana Fontes 131-133
Gardnerella vaginalis Is a Rare Cause of Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia: A Case Report and Literature Review Abstract HTML PDF
Younes Ait Tamlihat, Pierre Frederic Augereau, Gilles Lardillon, Jeremie Violette 134-137
A Rare Cause of Abdominal Pain: Intestinal Angioedema Abstract HTML PDF
Tania Araujo Ferreira, Marta Rebocho Alves, Ana Maria Pinheiro Oliveira, Filipa Sofia Santos Silva, Claudia Pereira 138-140
Recurrent Hyperparathyroidism Following Successful Four-Gland Parathyroidectomy and Normalization of Parathyroid Hormone in a Renal Transplant Abstract HTML PDF
Ryan Petrucci, David Johnston, Tamara Preda 141-144
Profound Hypoxemia From Right Ventricular Failure Following Acute Type A Aortic Dissection Abstract HTML PDF
Shi Hui Tan, Cheryl Chun Lei Tan, Yi Lin Lee 145-148
Giant Cell Tumor of the Temporal Bone With Skull Base and Middle Ear Extension Abstract HTML PDF
Ilson Sepulveda, Jose Alzerreca, Pamela Villalobos, J. Patricio Ulloa 149-151
Anesthetic Management of a Child With Propionic Acidemia Complicated by Bacteremia and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 Abstract HTML PDF
Lemuel Sibulo, William Kogel, Luke Landolt, Srikrishna Seeni, Jordan Markel, Andrew Mlady 152-156
Evolving Challenges in Diagnosis of Renal Vasculitis Abstract HTML PDF
Than Aung, Haresh Tulsidas 157-159
A Prolonged Response and Characteristics of Trabectedin Treatment of Metastatic Soft Tissue Sarcoma Abstract HTML PDF
Daniel Y. Reuben 160-163
Pulmonary Adenosquamous Cell Carcinoma With Systemic Lymphadenopathy due to Immunoglobulin G4-Related Disease: A Case Report Abstract HTML PDF
Saori Ikebe, Seigo Minami, Shouichi Ihara, Hironao Yasuoka, Kiyoshi Komuta 164-171

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