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Featured article: Deep cerebral venous thrombosis mimicking influenza-associated acute necrotizing encephalopathy: a case report

Acute necrotizing encephalopathy is one of the most devastating neurological complications of influenza virus infection. Acute necrotizing encephalopathy preferentially affects the thalamus bilaterally, as does deep cerebral venous thrombosis, which can lead to misdiagnosis.

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Throughout 2016, articles were accessed from the journal website more than 1.7 million times; an average of over 4,600 accesses per day.

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Journal of Medical Case Reports will consider any original case report that expands the field of general medical knowledge, and original research relating to case reports.

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Featured series: A guide to writing and using case reports

A valuable resource for clinicians in the form of special series of editorials, which comprise a guide to writing and using case reports.

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About the Editor

Prof Michael Kidd AM, Editor-in-Chief

Prof Kidd is the Chair of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Toronto, Honorary Professor of Global Primary Care with the Southgate Institute for Health, Equity and Society at Flinders University, and Professorial Fellow with the Murdoch Children's Research Institute in Melbourne, Australia. He served as president of the World Organization of Family Doctors (WONCA) from 2013-2016 and as president of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners from 2002-2006. He is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Medical Case Reports, the world's first PubMed-listed journal devoted to publishing case reports from all medical disciplines.

 

"In the era of evidence-based practice, we need practice-based evidence. The basis of this evidence is the detailed information from the case reports of individual people which informs both our clinical research and our daily clinical care. Each case report published in this journal adds valuable new information to our medical knowledge."

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