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  1. Case report

    Unusual neoplasm on the hard palate of a child: a case report

    Myoepitheliomas account for less than 1% of salivary gland tumors. They mostly affect the parotid glands of adults during the third to fifth decades.

    Mathangi Kumar, Shruthi Acharya, Kanthilatha Pai, Vijay Kumar and Sundeep P Thotan

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:149

    Published on: 2 June 2017

  2. Case report

    Dissection of the internal carotid artery and stroke after mandibular fractures: a case report and review of the literature

    We present a report of a patient with blunt trauma and mandibular fractures who developed a significant cerebral infarction due to an initially unrecognized injury of her left internal carotid artery. We belie...

    Ingrid Aune Tveita, Martin Ragnar Skjerve Madsen and Erik Waage Nielsen

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:148

    Published on: 2 June 2017

  3. Case report

    BK polyomavirus nephropathy in two kidney transplant patients with distinct diagnostic strategies for BK virus and similar clinical outcomes: two case reports

    BK polyomavirus-associated nephropathy is an important cause of post-transplantation renal failure. We present two cases of BK polyomavirus-associated nephropathy who were submitted to contrasting strategies o...

    Ana Luisa Figueira Gouvêa, Rachel Ingrid Juliboni Cosendey, Ana Lucia Rosa Nascimento, Fabiana Rabe Carvalho, Andrea Alice Silva, Heleno Pinto de Moraes, Mayra Carrijo Rochael, Rafael Brandão Varella, Stephanie Gomes Almeida, Jorge Reis Almeida and Jocemir Ronaldo Lugon

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:146

    Published on: 24 May 2017

  4. Case report

    Management of Kounis syndrome: two case reports

    Kounis syndrome corresponds to the occurrence of myocardial injury following an allergic insult. This syndrome is infrequent, and is not well known. In consequence, it is usually misdiagnosed leading to inappr...

    Majdi Omri, Hajer Kraiem, Olfa Mejri, Mounir Naija and Naoufel Chebili

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:145

    Published on: 23 May 2017

  5. Research article

    Phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibition may reduce diastolic function in women with ischemia but no obstructive coronary artery disease

    Ischemia, in the absence of obstructive coronary artery disease, is prevalent in women, and associated with increased risk for major cardiovascular events. Coronary microvascular dysfunction is prevalent in th...

    Michael D. Nelson, Puja K. Mehta, Janet Wei, Behzad Sharif, Louise E. J. Thomson, Daniel Berman, Debiao Li and C. Noel Bairey Merz

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:144

    Published on: 22 May 2017

  6. Case report

    Presence of new mutations in the TP53 gene in patients with low-risk myelodysplastic syndrome: two case reports

    Myelodysplastic syndromes are heterogeneous disorders. Patients with myelodysplastic syndrome disease often have ineffective hematopoiesis, cytopenias, blood cell dysplasia in one or more cell types, and are a...

    Fernando Barroso Duarte, Romélia Pinheiro Gonçalves Lemes, Talyta Ellen de Jesus dos Santos, Maritza Cavalcante Barbosa, João Paulo Leitão de Vasconcelos, Francisco Dário Rocha-Filho, Ilana Zalcberg, Diego Coutinho, Monalisa Feliciano Figueiredo, Luciana Barros Carlos and Paulo Roberto Leitão de Vasconcelos

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:143

    Published on: 21 May 2017

  7. Case report

    Recurrent symphysitis culminating in pelvic ring fracture after hyperextended transurethral prostate resection and vaporization with symphysis erosion: a case report

    Short-term and long-term complications of transurethral prostate resection can be different in nature. Capsule perforation and subsequent fistulation after resection and electrovaporization is seldom reported ...

    Holger Gerullis, Arne Eitzen, Jens Uphoff, Fadi Daaboul, Ajay Chavan, Leander Ermert, Friedhelm Wawroschek and Alexander Winter

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:141

    Published on: 19 May 2017

  8. Case report

    Segmental testicular infarction: a case report

    Segmental testicular infarction is a very rare condition, which can mimic a testicular torsion or testicular cancer. Correct diagnosis is difficult but it is important to avoid unnecessary radical treatment.

    Tine Smets, Gina Reichman and Dirk P. J. Michielsen

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:140

    Published on: 18 May 2017

  9. Case report

    Onco-testicular sperm extraction (onco-TESE) for bilateral testicular tumors: two case reports

    Most patients with testicular cancer are infertile; thus, the preservation of the sperm after surgery is an important factor to consider. We report two cases of bilateral testicular cancer in patients who unde...

    Sohgo Tsutsumi, Takashi Kawahara, Teppei Takeshima, Sawako Chiba, Koichi Uemura, Masako Otani, Kota Shimokihara, Yutaro Hayashi, Taku Mochizuki, Daiji Takamoto, Yusuke Hattori, Jun-ichi Teranishi, Yasuhide Miyoshi, Masahiro Yao, Yoshiaki Inayama, Yasushi Yumura…

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:139

    Published on: 17 May 2017

  10. Case report

    Social isolation and cancer management – advanced rectal cancer with patient delay following the 2011 triple disaster in Fukushima, Japan: a case report

    Little is known about the effects of social isolation in the elderly on their process of gaining health information and seeking health care.

    Akihiko Ozaki, Claire Leppold, Toyoaki Sawano, Masaharu Tsubokura, Manabu Tsukada, Tetsuya Tanimoto, Masahiro Kami and Hiromichi Ohira

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:138

    Published on: 16 May 2017

  11. Case report

    St John’s wort (Hypericum perforatum)-induced psychosis: a case report

    St John’s wort (Hypericum perforatum) has been known for centuries for its therapeutic properties and its efficacy as an antidepressant has been confirmed by a growing body of evidence. During the last two decade...

    Maria Ferrara, Francesco Mungai and Fabrizio Starace

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:137

    Published on: 15 May 2017

  12. Case report

    Multicentric Castleman disease of hyaline vascular variant presenting with unusual systemic manifestations: a case report

    Castleman disease is a rare lymphoproliferative disorder presenting with localized or disseminated lymphadenopathy and systemic manifestations. It can be categorized in numerous ways, such as unicentric versus...

    B. M. D. B. Basnayake, A. W. M. Wazil, T. Kannangara, N. V. I. Ratnatunga, S. Hewamana and A. M. Ameer

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:135

    Published on: 14 May 2017

  13. Case report

    Early neurosyphilis presenting with facial palsy and an oral ulcer in a patient who is human immunodeficiency virus positive: a case report

    Neurosyphilis is the tertiary stage of Treponema pallidum infection that involves the central nervous system, which occurs within days or weeks after an initial syphilis infection, especially in immunocompromised...

    Evangeline Njiru, Jamil Abdulkadir, Zipporah Kamuren and Gabriel Kigen

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:134

    Published on: 13 May 2017

  14. Case report

    Concordant clear cell “mesonephric” carcinoma of the bladder and lung adenocarcinoma with clear cell features – multiple primaries versus metastatic neoplasms: a case report

    Clear cell carcinoma of the bladder is a rare variant of urinary bladder adenocarcinoma. We report a case of a patient with clear cell carcinoma of the bladder and a concordant right upper lobe pulmonary adeno...

    Sarmad H. Jassim, Amer Khiyami, Jane K. Nguyen, Santhi Ganesan, Joseph Tomashefski and Joram Sawady

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:133

    Published on: 12 May 2017

  15. Case report

    Small, smooth, nonmobile cardiac myxoma detected by transesophageal echocardiography following recurrent cerebral infarction: a case report

    Cardiac myxoma is known to cause repeated events of cerebral embolism. Soft and irregularly shaped myxomas with high mobility are associated with a higher occurrence of cerebral embolism. In contrast, nonmobil...

    Yuki Saito, Yoshihiro Aizawa, Koyuru Monno, Koichi Nagashima, Sayaka Kurokawa, Shunji Osaka, Takayoshi Akimoto, Satoshi Kamei, Masashi Tanaka and Atsushi Hirayama

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:131

    Published on: 10 May 2017

  16. Case report

    Langerhans cell histiocytosis of the maxillae in a child treated only with chemotherapy: a case report

    Langerhans cell histiocytosis is a sporadic disease caused by an uncontrolled pathogenic clonal proliferation of dendritic cells that have Langerhans cell characteristics. New treatment protocols provided by t...

    Angela Pia Cazzolla, Giuseppe Troiano, Khrystyna Zhurakivska, Eugenio Maiorano, Gianfranco Favia, Maria Grazia Lacaita, Giuseppe Marzo, Franca Dicuonzo, Stefano Andresciani and Lorenzo Lo Muzio

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:130

    Published on: 9 May 2017

  17. Case report

    Adrenaline overdose in pediatric anaphylaxis: a case report

    Adrenaline is the standard treatment for anaphylaxis but appropriate administration remains challenging, and iatrogenic overdose is easily overlooked. Despite the established importance of pediatric blood pres...

    Pui Yi Lily Liew and John Andrew Craven

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:129

    Published on: 8 May 2017

  18. Case report

    Complicated infective endocarditis: a case series

    Infective endocarditis is associated with not only cardiac complications but also neurologic, renal, musculoskeletal, and systemic complications related to the infection, such as embolization, metastatic infec...

    Joo Seop Kim, Min-Kyung Kang, A. Jin Cho, Yu Bin Seo and Kun Il Kim

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:128

    Published on: 8 May 2017

  19. Case report

    A patient with a history of breast cancer and multiple bone lesions: a case report

    Long-term severe hyperparathyroidism leads to thinning of cortical bone and cystic bone defects referred to as osteitis fibrosa cystica. Cysts filled with hemosiderin deposits may appear colored as “brown tumors....

    Marie-Angela Schnyder, Paul Stolzmann, Gerhard Frank Huber and Christoph Schmid

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:127

    Published on: 6 May 2017

  20. Case report

    Visceral artery pseudoaneurysms: two case reports and a review of the literature

    Visceral artery pseudoaneurysms are relatively rare but have a high mortality rate in case of rupture. Their detection in the last decades is rising due to an increased use of computed tomography and angiograp...

    Amna Abdelgabar, Olivier d’Archambeau, Joachim Maes, Filip Van den Brande, Peter Cools and Roger R. Rutsaert

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:126

    Published on: 4 May 2017

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