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    Childhood pre-B cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia with translocation t(1;19)(q21.1;p13.3) and two additional chromosomal aberrations involving chromosomes 1, 6, and 13: a case report

    The translocation t(1;19)(q23;p13), which results in the TCF3-PBX1 chimeric gene, is one of the most frequent rearrangements observed in B cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia. It appears in both adult and pediatric...

    Abdulsamad Wafa, Manar As’sad, Thomas Liehr, Abdulmunim Aljapawe and Walid Al Achkar

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:94

    Published on: 7 April 2017

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    Poncet’s disease: two case reports

    One of the rare presentations of active pulmonary or even extrapulmonary tuberculosis is polyarthropathy which is the involvement of multiple large and small joints in the body; a reactive constellation known ...

    Fatima Adhi, Rabia Hasan, Mehreen Adhi, Syed Ali Hamid, Nousheen Iqbal and Javaid A. Khan

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:93

    Published on: 6 April 2017

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    Distal appendicular skeletal involvement of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma on technetium-99m methylenediphosphonate bone scintigraphy and 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography: a case report

    We report a case of a patient with appendicular bone involvement of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma visualized by whole-body technetium-99m methylenediphosphonate bone scintigraphy (bone scan) and 18F-fluorodeoxygl...

    Insook Park and Sungmin Kang

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:89

    Published on: 4 April 2017

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    Hepatitis B virus induced cytoplasmic antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody-mediated vasculitis causing subarachnoid hemorrhage, acute transverse myelitis, and nephropathy: a case report

    Transverse myelitis, subarachnoid hemorrhage, and nephropathy are established but rare complications of hepatitis B virus infection that can potentially be triggered by an antibody-mediated vasculitis as a res...

    Utsav Joshi, Roshan Subedi and Bikram Prasad Gajurel

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:91

    Published on: 3 April 2017

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    Clinical and molecular findings in a Moroccan family with Jervell and Lange-Nielsen syndrome: a case report

    Jervell and Lange-Nielsen syndrome (Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man 220400) is a rare autosomal recessive cardioauditory ion channel disorder that affects 1/200,000 to 1/1,000,000 children. It is character...

    N. Adadi, N. Lahrouchi, R. Bouhouch, I. Fellat, R. Amri, M. Alders, A. Sefiani, C. Bezzina and I. Ratbi

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:88

    Published on: 2 April 2017

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    Thoracic spondylolisthesis and spinal cord compression in diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis: a case report

    Diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis has long been regarded as a benign asymptomatic clinical entity with an innocuous clinical course. Neurological complications are rare in diffuse idiopathic skeletal hy...

    Yasutaka Takagi, Hiroshi Yamada, Hidehumi Ebara, Hiroyuki Hayashi, Takeshi Iwanaga, Kengo Shimozaki, Yoshiyuki Kitano, Kenji Kagechika and Hiroyuki Tsuchiya

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:90

    Published on: 1 April 2017

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    A second case of pericardial mesothelioma mimicking systemic lupus erythematosus in the literature in over 30 years: a case report

    Mesothelioma is a rare neoplasm which commonly develops in the pleura of people exposed to asbestos. Pericardial mesothelioma accounts for only 0.7 % of all malignant mesotheliomas and it usually presents with...

    Carolina Mensi, Alessandro Romano, Alvise Berti, Roberto Dore and Luciano Riboldi

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:85

    Published on: 29 March 2017

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    Two synchronous malignant tumors of the pancreas: a case report

    Only a limited number of multiple synchronous primary malignancies of the pancreas have been reported in the medical literature. We report a case of two solid malignant tumors of the pancreas diagnosed preoper...

    W. S. L. De Silva, A. A. Pathirana, I. Prematilleke, S. A. P. D. Rajapakse, P. S. H. Hettiarachchi, D. S. Manawasinghe and B. K. Dassanayake

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:84

    Published on: 28 March 2017

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    Incidental metastatic mediastinal atypical carcinoid in a patient with parathyroid adenoma: a case report

    Atypical carcinoid arising from the mediastinal tissue is a rare neuroendocrine tumor and an association with parathyroid adenoma is very unusual. We report an unusual case of atypical carcinoid of mediastinum...

    Zareen Kiran, Asma Ahmed, Owais Rashid, Saira Fatima, Faizan Malik, Saulat Fatimi and Mubassher Ikram

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:81

    Published on: 26 March 2017

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    Blunt cardiac injury due to trauma associated with snowboarding: a case report

    Cardiac trauma is associated with a much higher mortality rate than injuries to other organ systems, even though cardiac trauma is identified in less than 10% of all trauma admissions. Here we report blunt tra...

    Fuminori Yamaji, Hideshi Okada, Yasuhiro Nakajima, Kodai Suzuki, Takahiro Yoshida, Yosuke Mizuno, Haruka Okamoto, Yuichiro Kitagawa, Taku Tanaka, Shiho Nakano, Sho Nachi, Tomoaki Doi, Keisuke Kumada, Shozo Yoshida, Narihiro Ishida, Katsuya Shimabukuro…

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:80

    Published on: 25 March 2017

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    Three patients presenting with severe macrosomia and congenital hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: a case series

    Macrosomia and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy are two features often associated in neonates of diabetic mothers. We report the cases of three patients with severe macrosomia and critical hypertrophic cardiomyopat...

    Marie Vincent, Nadir Benbrik, Bénédicte Romefort, Agnès Colombel, Stéphane Bézieau and Bertrand Isidor

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:78

    Published on: 24 March 2017

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    Pseudomonas oryzihabitans sepsis in a 1-year-old child with multiple skin rashes: a case report

    Pseudomonas oryzihabitans is a Pseudomonas bacterial organism rarely implicated in human infections. The bacterium has been isolated in a few reported cases of neurosurgical infections...

    Michael Owusu, Ellis Owusu-Dabo, Godfred Acheampong, Isaac Osei, John Amuasi, Nimako Sarpong, Augustina Annan, Hsin-Ying Chiang, Chih-Horng Kuo, Se Eun Park, Florian Marks and Yaw Adu-Sarkodie

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:77

    Published on: 23 March 2017

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    Primary hepatic angiomyolipoma: immunohistochemistry and electron microscopic observations: a case report

    Hepatic angiomyolipomas are a rare, benign group of mesenchymal tumors in the liver. Hepatic angiomyolipoma is sometimes misdiagnosed as hepatocellular carcinoma, and there is the possibility of a malignant tr...

    Hidefumi Kubo, Hitoshi Yamazaki, Takemichi Okada, Yoshihito Takahashi, Yatsushi Nishi and Hiroaki Yokomori

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:76

    Published on: 22 March 2017

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    Mediastinal syndrome from plasmablastic lymphoma in human immunodeficiency virus and human herpes virus 8 negative patient with polycythemia vera: a case report

    Plasmoblastic lymphoma is a rare and aggressive subtype of diffuse large B cell lymphoma, which occurs usually in the jaw of immunocompromised subjects.

    Massimo Cajozzo, Vincenzo Davide Palumbo, Salvatore Buscemi, Giuseppe Damiano, Ada Maria Florena, Daniela Cabibi, Francesco Raffaele, Antonino Alessio Anzalone, Federica Fatica, Gerlando Cocchiara, Salvatore Dioguardi, Antonio Bruno, Francesco Paolo Caronia and Attilio Ignazio Lo Monte

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:75

    Published on: 21 March 2017

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    Combination therapies for the treatment of recurrent central giant cell lesion in the maxilla: a case report

    Central giant cell lesion is a non-neoplastic proliferation, usually asymptomatic, of unknown etiology. The purpose of this case report is to report the diagnosis and the treatment of a recurrent central giant...

    Jefferson Paulo de Oliveira, Fernanda Olivete, Naylin Danyele de Oliveira, Allan Fernando Giovanini, João César Zielak, Leandro Klüppel and Rafaela Scariot

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:74

    Published on: 20 March 2017

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    Pembrolizumab for metastatic melanoma in a renal allograft recipient with subsequent graft rejection and treatment response failure: a case report

    Transplant patients were excluded from the pivotal phase III trials of checkpoint inhibitors in metastatic melanoma. The efficacy and toxicity profiles of checkpoint inhibitors in this cohort of patients are n...

    Vineet Kwatra, Narayan V. Karanth, Kelum Priyadarshana and Michail Charakidis

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:73

    Published on: 19 March 2017

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    Twin pregnancy complicated by esophageal atresia, duodenal atresia, gastric perforation, and hypoplastic left heart structures in one twin: a case report and review of the literature

    The antenatal diagnosis of a combined esophageal atresia without tracheoesophageal fistula and duodenal atresia with or without gastric perforation is a rare occurrence. These diagnoses are difficult and can b...

    Mohamad K. Abou Chaar, Mariana L. Meyers, Bethany D. Tucker, Henry L. Galan, Kenneth W. Liechty, Timothy M. Crombleholme and Ahmed I. Marwan

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:64

    Published on: 18 March 2017

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    Migratory large vessel vasculitis preceding acute myeloid leukemia: a case report

    Large vessel vasculitis is a rare disorder usually occurring in the context of the autoimmune conditions of giant cell arteritis and Takayasu’s arteritis. Case reports have described large vessel vasculitis oc...

    Dinusha Chandratilleke, Anthea Anantharajah, Mauro Vicaretti, Warwick Benson and Lucinda J. Berglund

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:71

    Published on: 16 March 2017

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