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  1. Content type: Case report

    Primary bilateral macronodular adrenal hyperplasia is a rare cause of Cushing’s syndrome characterized by the presence of bilateral secretory adrenal nodules. Recent studies have shown that primary bilateral m...

    Authors: Ping Jin, Muhammad Usman Janjua, Qin Zhang, Chang-sheng Dong, Youbo Yang and Zhao-hui Mo

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:13

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    Takayasu arteritis is a rare, chronic, granulomatous systemic vasculitis of unknown etiology and a few cases have been reported in pregnancy. In pregnancies concomitant with Takayasu arteritis or after diagnos...

    Authors: Jesus Lumbreras-Marquez, Roberto Arturo Castillo-Reyther, Salvador De-la-Maza-Labastida and Fernando Vazquez-Alaniz

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:12

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    The incidence of anterior ischemic optic neuropathy after coronary artery bypass graft procedures ranges from 1.3 to 0.25%. The mechanisms of anterior ischemic optic neuropathy after cardiovascular procedures ...

    Authors: A. Niro, G. Sborgia, A. Sborgia and G. Alessio

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:11

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  4. Content type: Case report

    Acute intestinal obstruction during pregnancy is a rare digestive surgical emergency with significant maternal and fetal mortality. Diagnosis is difficult, often delaying the management. Here, we report an exc...

    Authors: Harissou Adamou, Ibrahim Amadou Magagi, Souleymane Oumarou Garba and Oumarou Habou

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:10

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  5. Content type: Case report

    Extramedullary hematopoiesis is the proliferation of hematopoietic cells outside bone marrow secondary to marrow hematopoiesis failure. Extramedullary hematopoiesis rarely presents as a mass-forming hepatic le...

    Authors: Abel A. Belay, Andrew M. Bellizzi and Alan H. Stolpen

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:9

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  6. Content type: Case report

    Ascaris lumbricoides is one of the most common intestinal infections in developing countries, including Kosovo. In contrast to migration to the bile duct, migration of the worm to the gallbladder, due to the narr...

    Authors: Vlora Ismaili-Jaha, Halim Toro, Lidvana Spahiu, Mehmedali Azemi, Teuta Hoxha-Kamberi, Muharrem Avdiu, Shqipe Spahiu-Konjusha and Luan Jaha

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:8

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  7. Content type: Case report

    Histoplasma capsulatum is a dimorphic fungus predominately found in soils enriched with bird and bat excreta. Although several cases of histoplasmosis have been reported in India, diagnosis using cytology has bee...

    Authors: Tummidi Santosh, Kanchan Kothari, Shruti S. Singhal, Vyoma V. Shah and Roshni Patil

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:7

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  8. Content type: Case report

    Aortoiliac occlusive disease, which is also referred to as Leriche syndrome, is a chronic atherosclerotic occlusive disease that occurs at the level of the aortic bifurcation. It is often thought to present wi...

    Authors: Anthony H. Kashou, Nabil Braiteh, Ali Zgheib and Hisham E. Kashou

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:6

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  9. Content type: Case report

    Kartagener’s syndrome is a subset of primary ciliary dyskinesia, an autosomal recessive inherited disorder characterized by the clinical triad of chronic sinusitis, bronchiectasis, and situs inversus. Abnormal...

    Authors: Abilo Tadesse, Hailemariam Alemu, Mezgebu Silamsaw and Yonathan Gebrewold

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:5

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  10. Content type: Case report

    Chest pain is one of the common presenting symptoms encountered in an emergency department. Prompt history taking and careful clinical examination do help to differentiate cardiac chest pain from other causes....

    Authors: Navaneethakrishnan Suganthan and Vithiya Ratnasamy

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:4

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  11. Content type: Case report

    11q23 deletion syndrome, also known as Jacobsen syndrome, is characterized by growth retardation, psychomotor retardation, facial dysmorphism, multiple congenital abnormalities, and thrombocytopenia. In 11q23 ...

    Authors: Yuko Ichimiya, Yuka Wada, Shinji Kunishima, Keiko Tsukamoto, Rika Kosaki, Haruhiko Sago, Akira Ishiguro and Yushi Ito

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:3

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  12. Content type: Case report

    Renal arteriovenous malformation is an aberrant vascular connection between the renal artery and vein. Acquired renal arteriovenous malformation (arteriovenous fistulae) accounts for approximately 70% of renal...

    Authors: Peng-chao Li, Jia-yi Zhang, Yan-yan Xiu, Sheng Liu, Jin-guo Xia, Hai-bin Shi and Ning-hong Song

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:2

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  13. Content type: Case report

    Foodborne botulism is a life-threatening, rapidly progressive disease. It has an incidence of less than 10 cases per year in Germany and mostly affects several previously healthy people at the same time. The o...

    Authors: Dorothea Hellmich, Katja E. Wartenberg, Stephan Zierz and Tobias J. Mueller

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:1

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  14. Content type: Case report

    Gamma-aminobutyric acid-B receptor autoantibodies are becoming an increasingly recognized contributor to the spectrum of autoimmune limbic encephalitis. They are classically associated with seizures and behavi...

    Authors: Christopher A. Ovens, Angelo Jayamanne and Andrew Duggins

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:361

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    There have been several reports on dasatinib-induced reversible pulmonary hypertension. This is the first reported case in Latvia; the patient did not discontinue the drug after the first adverse effects in th...

    Authors: Andris Skride, Matiss Sablinskis, Kristaps Sablinskis, Krista Lesina, Aivars Lejnieks and Sandra Lejniece

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:362

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  16. Content type: Case report

    Dihydroartemisinin-piperaquine is a combination of dihydroartemisinin and piperaquine which is highly effective in the treatment of uncomplicated falciparum malaria. Its adverse effects are generally tolerable...

    Authors: Benjamin Momo Kadia, Christian Morfaw and Armelle Corrine Gounoue Simo

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:360

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  17. Content type: Case report

    Basal meningoceles are rare congenital defects and often clinically occult until they result in life-threatening complications. Therefore, it is important to know the diagnostic clues to early diagnosis.

    Authors: Satomi Okano, Ryosuke Tanaka, Akie Okayama, Etsushi Tsuchida, Fumikatsu Nohara, Nao Suzuki, Toshio Okamoto, Ken Nagaya, Satoru Takahashi and Hiroshi Azuma

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:359

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  18. Content type: Case report

    Adrenal gland trauma is a rare condition that typically stems from blunt force trauma, and is associated with multiple organ injuries. Alternatively, isolated adrenal gland trauma is extremely rare, accounting...

    Authors: Anna Lehrberg and Bilal Kharbutli

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:358

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  19. Content type: Case report

    Pulmonary tumor thrombotic microangiopathy is a special type of tumor thromboembolism. We report the case of a patient who developed pulmonary tumor thrombotic microangiopathy with alveolar hemorrhage. Almost ...

    Authors: Shinichi Miyazaki, Takuya Ikeda, Genshi Ito, Masahide Inoue, Keiji Nara, Yuko Nishinaga and Yoshinori Hasegawa

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:356

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  20. Content type: Case report

    Breast metastases from extramammary tumors are extremely rare, the most common primary tumors being contralateral breast carcinoma, followed by lung, gynecological, gastrointestinal, melanoma, and hematologica...

    Authors: Raffaele Longo, Emmanuelle Melgar, Marco Campitiello, Francesca Plastino, Nada Eid, Isabelle Quirin, Laurent Hennequin, Yves Grignon, Michel Gunther and Philippe Quétin

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:355

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  21. Content type: Case report

    The canal of Nuck is an embryological vestige of the processus vaginalis, and presents a potential site for endometriosis seeding. Hydroceles in this region are a rare cause of inguinal swelling in females. In...

    Authors: Kae Okoshi, Masaki Mizumoto and Koichi Kinoshita

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:354

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  22. Content type: Case report

    Human respiratory syncytial virus usually causes self-limiting upper respiratory infection and occasionally causes pneumonia in immunocompromised hosts. Respiratory syncytial virus-induced severe pneumonia or ...

    Authors: Byung Woo Yoon and Seung Hyeun Lee

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:353

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  23. Content type: Case report

    Brucellosis is a chronic bacterial disease caused by members of the genus Brucella. Among the classical species stands Brucella neotomae, until now, a pathogen limited to wood rats. However, we have identified tw...

    Authors: Juan M. Villalobos-Vindas, Ernesto Amuy, Elías Barquero-Calvo, Norman Rojas, Carlos Chacón-Díaz, Esteban Chaves-Olarte, Caterina Guzman-Verri and Edgardo Moreno

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:352

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  24. Content type: Case report

    There are several reports on anatomical differences of the meniscus. However, there are only a few reports on abnormalities in both menisci and anatomical differences in anterior cruciate ligament insertions.

    Authors: David Sadigursky, Lucas Cortizo Garcia, Rodrigo Rêgo Martins, Gustavo Castro De Queiroz, Rogério Jamil Fernandes Carneiro and Paulo Oliveira Colavolpe

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:351

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