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  1. Case report

    Delayed methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus-induced osteomyelitis of the tibia after pin tract infection: two case reports

    Pin tract infection is a common complication of external fixation. It usually heals after treatment with debridement, antibiotics, and/or pin removal, only rarely developing into delayed osteomyelitis. We trea...

    Kosuke Hamahashi, Yoshiyasu Uchiyama, Yuka Kobayashi and Masahiko Watanabe

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:23

    Published on: 31 January 2017

  2. Case report

    Hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy with multiple coronary arteries to right ventricular microfistulas: a case report and review of the literature

    Coronary artery microfistulas are a rare anomaly; their association with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is even rarer and can lead to serious cardiac complications owing to coronary steal phenomena such as angina...

    Daulat Singh Meena, Chandra Bhan Meena and Javed Parvez

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:24

    Published on: 31 January 2017

  3. Case report

    Merkel cell carcinoma occurring in a black woman: a case report

    Merkel cell carcinoma is a rare, very aggressive neuroectodermal tumor of the skin. It is typically located on sun-exposed skin and frequently found in white men aged between 70 and 80 years.

    Selma Kadiri, Abdellah Aissa, Soufiane Berhili, Mouna Khmou, Sanaa Elmajjaoui, Tayeb Kebdani, Basma El Khannoussi, Hanan Elkacemi and Noureddine Benjaafar

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:25

    Published on: 31 January 2017

  4. Case report

    Surgical reconstruction of traumatic ciliary body dialysis: a case report

    A cyclodialysis cleft is a gap resulting from disruption of the longitudinal fibers constituting the ciliary body attachment to the scleral spur. The cyclodialysis cleft can be of traumatic or iatrogenic origi...

    Adam Kluś, Mariusz Kosatka, Milena Kozera and Marek Rękas

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:22

    Published on: 23 January 2017

  5. Case report

    Combination therapy in a patient with chronic neuronopathic Gaucher disease: a case report

    The variants of neuronopathic Gaucher disease may be viewed as a clinical phenotypic continuum divided into acute and chronic forms. The chronic neuronopathic form of Gaucher disease is characterized by a late...

    Ferdinando Ceravolo, Michele Grisolia, Simona Sestito, Francesca Falvo, Maria Teresa Moricca and Daniela Concolino

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:19

    Published on: 20 January 2017

  6. Case report

    Papillary fibroelastoma of the aortic valve presenting with chronic angina and acute stroke: a case report

    Papillary fibroelastomas are rare, benign cardiac tumors that are often found on cardiac valvular surfaces. Most are incidental discoveries during surgery or autopsy. The clinical presentation of fibroelastoma...

    Fan Zhang, Ziqiang Zhu, Gautham K. Upadhya, Jiankun Tong, Vlad Gotlieb, Abdullah Khan and Rakesh P. Gupta

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:17

    Published on: 18 January 2017

  7. Case report

    Use of an intraoperative navigation system for retrieving a broken dental instrument in the mandible: a case report

    A fracture of root canal instruments, with a fractured piece protruding beyond the apex, is a troublesome incident during an endodontic treatment. Locating and retrieving them represents a challenge to maxillo...

    Shintaro Sukegawa, Takahiro Kanno, Akane Shibata, Kenichi Matsumoto, Yuka Sukegawa-Takahashi, Kyosuke Sakaida and Yoshihiko Furuki

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:14

    Published on: 15 January 2017

  8. Case report

    Complete deltoid resection in early childhood without muscle transfer results in normal shoulder function at long-term follow-up: a case report

    Musculoskeletal tumors involving the deltoid muscle and necessitating its complete resection are rare. The function after complete deltoid resection is reported to be limited, and several authors consider musc...

    Annie Arteau, Franziska Seeli and Bruno Fuchs

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:13

    Published on: 14 January 2017

  9. Case report

    Glucagon-like peptide-1 analogues - an efficient therapeutic option for the severe insulin resistance of lipodystrophic syndromes: two case reports

    Lipodystrophic syndromes are uncommon medical conditions which are normally associated with metabolic disorders, such as diabetes mellitus, dyslipidemia, and fatty liver disease. These complications are genera...

    Joana Oliveira, Eva Lau, Davide Carvalho and Paula Freitas

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:12

    Published on: 13 January 2017

  10. Case report

    Malignant transformation of a long-standing submental dermoid cyst to a carcinosarcoma: a case report

    Submental dermoid cysts are uncommon midline cysts which occur due to entrapment of ectoderm between the second and third branchial arches during embryogenesis. Most dermoid cysts of the head and neck are beni...

    Nadeena Sri Swarnagupta Jayasuriya, Samadarani Siriwardena, Wanninayake Mudiyanselage Tilakaratne and Suchithra Parthiepan

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:11

    Published on: 11 January 2017

  11. Case report

    Successful management of synchronous recurrent breast carcinoma with chronic myelogenous leukemia: a case report

    Survival is increasing after early breast cancer revealing frequent relapses and possibility of developing secondary malignancies. The concomitant occurrence of these two events is exceptionally disastrous and...

    Choukri Elm’hadi, Mohamed Reda Khmamouche, Rachid Tanz, Mehdi Toreis, ElMehdi Mahtat, Mohammed Allaoui, Mohammed Oukabli, Nezha Messaoudi, Hassan Errihani and Mohammed Ichou

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:10

    Published on: 10 January 2017

  12. Case report

    A stab wound to the axilla illustrating the importance of brachial plexus anatomy in an emergency context: a case report

    Although open injuries involving the brachial plexus are relatively uncommon, they can lead to permanent disability and even be life threatening if accompanied by vascular damage. We present a case report of a...

    Diogo Casal, Teresa Cunha, Diogo Pais, Inês Iria, Maria Angélica-Almeida, Gerardo Millan, José Videira-Castro and João Goyri-O’Neill

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:6

    Published on: 4 January 2017

  13. Case report

    Double localization of a non-anastomotic pseudoaneurysm after an axillofemoral bypass: a case report and review of the literature

    A traumatic non-anastomotic pseudoaneurysm is a rare complication of an axillofemoral bypass graft. Fewer than 20 cases have been reported in the literature. Our case is unusual in that we report a double loca...

    Badr Bensaid, Tarek Bakkali, Youssef Tijani, Samir Elkhalloufi, Brahim Lekehal, Yassir Sefiani, Abess El Mesnaoui and Younes Bensaid

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:3

    Published on: 4 January 2017

  14. Case report

    Hyperbaric oxygen therapy for a refractory skin ulcer after radical mastectomy and radiation therapy: a case report

    Radiation therapy is performed as an adjuvant therapy when indicated following surgical resection of malignant tumors. However, radiation exposure induces acute or chronic dermatitis, depending on the radiatio...

    Mitsuhiro Enomoto, Kazuyoshi Yagishita, Kae Okuma, Takuya Oyaizu, Yasushi Kojima, Atsushi Okubo, Takuma Maeda, Satoko Miyamoto and Atsushi Okawa

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:5

    Published on: 4 January 2017

  15. Research article

    Surgical intervention for vertebral metastases may benefit lung cancer patients no less than other patients: a retrospective study

    Spinal metastasis is considered to have a worse prognosis in lung cancer than in other cancers, but recent clinical studies report improved overall survival of lung cancer. We compared the postoperative progno...

    Takashi Kobayashi, Naohisa Miyakoshi, Toshiki Abe, Eiji Abe, Kazuma Kikuchi, Yoichi Shimada, Seiko Matsumoto and Shin Fukui

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:4

    Published on: 4 January 2017

  16. Case report

    Colchicine triggered severe rhabdomyolysis after long-term low-dose simvastatin therapy: a case report

    Rhabdomyolysis is a widely recognized yet rare complication in statin use. Rhabdomyolysis might be triggered by the prescription of high doses of statins or by statin accumulation due to interactions with conc...

    Clara Frydrychowicz, Bastian Pasieka, Matthias Pierer, Wolf Mueller, Sirak Petros and Lorenz Weidhase

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:8

    Published on: 4 January 2017

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