Journal of Medical Cases

Xiuli Liu, MD, PhD, Professor
Department of Pathology, Immunology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Florida, USA

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

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  • 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.

  • 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.




Subcapsular Hepatic Hematoma Post-Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography Requiring Surgical Necrosectomy

Cholelithiasis is a common gastrointestinal pathology with a prevalence of over 6% in the USA. Symptomatic patients can develop cholangitis, biliary colic, pancreatitis and cholecystitis. Surgical management involves laparoscopic or open cholecystectomy. Full Text

An Adult Case of Heart Failure due to Left Main Coronary Artery Atresia

Left main coronary artery (LMCA) atresia is a rare congenital heart disease and can be fatal in pediatric patients. We report an adult case of LMCA atresia, in which heart failure developed without episodes suggesting angina. A 40-year-old man presented with difficulty breathing. Full Text


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Cat Inflicted Eye Injury in a Child
Ocular injuries, especially corneal abrasions are a common phenomenon noted in the pediatric emergency department. Most of these are minor injuries and are well described in literature. However, there is very limited data on corneal cat scratch injuries and their management. Full Text

Current Issue


Vol. 12, No. 6, Jun 2021

Table of Contents

Case Reports

A Case of Severe COVID-19 Pneumonia Diagnosed in Bronchoscopy With Negative Repeated Nasopharyngeal Swabs Abstract HTML PDF
Yousef Shukha, Kamal Makhoul, Jawad Abu-Elhija, Tony Hayek, Shadi Hamoud 217-219
Eosinophilic Fasciitis With a Malignant Outcome Abstract HTML PDF
Salman Ansari, Umair Iftikhar, Asma Jamil, Aamir Ansari, Syed Iftikhar 220-222
Gallbladder Torsion Masking as Acalculus Cholecystitis: A Review of Two Cases Including Unsuccessful Management With Percutaneous Cholecystostomy Abstract HTML PDF
Jack Cecire, Andrew Sutherland, Kamala Kanta Das 223-225
Hypercoagulopathy in COVID-19, Deep Venous Thrombosis After Extra-Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation Therapy: A Case Report Abstract HTML PDF
Akash Garg, Himan Goli, Fariba Yazdanpanah 226-229
Pericardial Tamponade Caused by Rotational Atherectomy Ablation Grinding Through a Barrier Stent Protruding From the Diagonal Artery: A Case Report Abstract HTML PDF
Ming Lian Gong, Yi Mao, Jing Hua Liu 230-232
An Adult Case of Heart Failure due to Left Main Coronary Artery Atresia Abstract HTML PDF
Moe Horiuchi, Kuniyasu Harimoto, Michiyo Yamano, Tatsuya Kawasaki 233-237
Large Vessel Stroke Following Multiple Other Strokes and Cardiomyopathy in a Forty-Nine-Year-Old COVID-19 Patient Abstract HTML PDF
Saira Chaughtai, Rabail Soomro, Khaula Chaughtai, Waleed Anwaar, Zeeshan Chaughtai, Arif Asif, Mohammad A. Hossain 238-242
Left Atrial Thrombus Mimicking Myxoma Secondary to Rebound Hypercoagulable State Abstract HTML PDF
Muhammad Niazi, Danyal Khan, Ahmad Mustafa, Abdullah B. Munir, Boutros Karam, Stavros T. Snyder, James Lafferty 243-247
Synchronous Onset of Two Complications in Colon Cancer: A Case Report Abstract HTML PDF
Andrej Nikolovski, Nimetula Limani, Ana Lazarova, Shenol Tahir 248-250
COVID-19 Pneumonia Precipitating Acute Anterior Wall Myocardial Infarction With Large Left Ventricular Apical Thrombus Abstract HTML PDF
Sabu John, Sudhanva Hegde, Syed Hussain, Inna Bukharovich, Suzette Graham-Hill, Mary Mallappallil, Ronald Pedalino 251-255

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