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  1. Content type: Case report

    Renal oncocytoma is the most common benign renal tumor, and papillary renal cell carcinoma is the second most common histologic subtype of renal cell carcinoma. Renal tumors containing different components suc...

    Authors: Su Hwan Kang, Won Tae Seo, Pil Moon Kang, Hyun Yul Rhew, Yo Han Jeon, Bong Kwon Cheon and Taek Sang Kim

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:146

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  2. Content type: Research article

    Hydrochlorothiazide is not known to cause hearing disorder. The Eritrean Pharmacovigilance Centre, however, has received cases of hearing disorder, including irreversible deafness, associated with hydrochlorot...

    Authors: Natnael Belai, Selamawit Gebrehiwet, Yodit Fitsum and Mulugeta Russom

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:135

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    Symmetrical peripheral gangrene is characterized as acral (distal extremity) ischemic limb injury affecting two or more extremities, without large vessel obstruction, typically in a symmetrical fashion. Risk f...

    Authors: Jih Huei Tan, Yuzaidi Mohamad, Chor Lip Henry Tan, Mahazir Kassim and Theodore E. Warkentin

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:131

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    Familial Mediterranean fever is an autosomal recessive disorder characterized by periodic febrile attacks of aseptic serositis and/or arthritis. The main treatment is colchicine which prevents attacks in the m...

    Authors: Manik Gemilyan, Gagik Hakobyan and Susanna Ananyan

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:130

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    Sodium valproate is a commonly used anticonvulsant. It is widely recognized that valproate can cause hyperammonemia, particularly in people with underlying liver disease. Patients with urea cycle disorders are...

    Authors: Shaine Mehta, Sarrah Tayabali and Robin Lachmann

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:134

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    Endemic Burkitt’s lymphoma is found predominantly in malaria holoendemic zones, typically in the tropical rain forest of Africa. It usually presents as an extra-nodal tumour in children and young adults with p...

    Authors: Brice N. Vofo, Gaelle V. F. Ngankam, Calypse A. Ngwasiri, Jeannine A. Atem and Leopold N. Aminde

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:129

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    The lack of an antidote against factor Xa inhibitors in case of major bleeding or need for urgent surgery is a concern to clinicians. Guidelines on managing major bleeding in patients under anticoagulation wit...

    Authors: Nina Haagenrud Schultz, Runar Lundblad and Pål Andre Holme

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:138

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    Dengue is an arboviral infection classically presenting with fever, arthralgia, headache, and rashes. It is hyperendemic in Sri Lanka and has a major impact on health. Neurological complications of dengue feve...

    Authors: Chamara Dalugama, John Shelton, Mahendra Ekanayake and Indika Bandara Gawarammana

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:137

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    In general, splenic metastasis of epithelial ovarian cancer is considered a terminal stage resulting in widespread metastasis. Solitary splenic metastasis of epithelial ovarian cancer is rare in patients with ...

    Authors: Katsuhiko Yasuda, Tomoo Yoshimura, Hiroaki Kitade, Hidesuke Yanagida and Naoki Hosaka

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:132

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    This case describes an unusual presentation of an intracranial hemorrhage first thought to be metastatic disease on computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging. The healthcare team completed an exhausti...

    Authors: Christopher DeZorzi, Ruth Fernandez-Ruiz, Sarika Gupta and Katherine Harris

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:133

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    Primary orbital peripheral T-cell lymphoma, not otherwise specified is an exceedingly rare disorder with a very poor outcome, and to the best of our knowledge only a few cases have been reported in the English...

    Authors: Hind Manaa Alkatan, Saleh Hamad Alrashed, Ammar C. Al-Rikabi and Yasser H. Al-Faky

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:139

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    Apert syndrome is a rare genetic disease that presents a diagnostic dilemma because of its similarity with other craniosynostosis syndromes. Currently, there is paucity of reports about adult patients in Afric...

    Authors: M. A. Kana, T. S. Baduku, H. Bello-Manga and A. S. Baduku

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:126

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    Radiofrequency ablation and laser ablation are safe and effective techniques for reducing thyroid nodule volume, neck symptoms, and cosmetic complaints. Therapeutic success is defined as a nodule reduction > 5...

    Authors: Silvia Oddo, Margherita Balestra, Lara Vera and Massimo Giusti

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:127

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    Immature teratoma in a mediastinal location is a rare disease that might present as a valve pathology. Germ cell tumors with mediastinal locations account for up to 6% of immature teratoma cases. We present a ...

    Authors: Dardan Koçinaj, Xhevdet Krasniqi and Aurora Bakalli

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:125

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    Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease is a rare and rapidly fatal neurodegenerative disease. Since clinicians may see only very few cases during their professional career, it is important to be familiar with the clinical ...

    Authors: Daniel Martin Klotz and Rose Sarah Penfold

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:128

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    Pelvic dystopia of rudimentary multicystic dysplastic kidney as a rare cause of bedwetting in children.

    Authors: Kidirali Karimbayev, Nazarbek Dzumanazarov, Mukhtar Akhaibekov, Nurzhan Berdikulov, Abay Karimbayev and Assanaly Mustafayev

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:121

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    Definite diagnosis of metastasis from unknown primary depends on a comprehensive immunohistochemical investigation of tumor specimen. Accurate identification of the origin site usually helps a lot in choosing ...

    Authors: Frank S. Fan and Chung-Fan Yang

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:122

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    Castleman’s Disease is a rare B-cell lymphoproliferative disease. It is mostly benign and is characterized by non-neoplastic lymph node hypertrophy, associated with infection by human herpesvirus-8 in people w...

    Authors: Amanda Caroline Ribeiro Sales, Valter Romão de Souza Junior, Marta Iglis de Oliveira, Claudia Azevedo Braga Albuquerque, Evônio de Barros Campelo Júnior and Paulo Sérgio Ramos de Araújo

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:117

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    Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever is a tick-borne disease described in more than 30 countries in Europe, Asia, and Africa. Albania is located in the southwestern part of the Balkan Peninsula. In 1986, the first ...

    Authors: Ermira Muco, Najada Como, Siva Bino, Arjan Harxhi, Pellumb Pipero, Majlinda Kota, Jonida Mehmeti, Arta Kushi and Dhimiter Kraja

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:118

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    Ganglioneuroblastoma, nodular is defined as a composite tumor of biologically distinct clones. The peripheral neuroblastic tumors in this category are characterized by the presence of grossly visible neuroblas...

    Authors: Yuka Takeda, Hideki Sano, Asuka Kawano, Kazuhiro Mochizuki, Nobuhisa Takahashi, Shogo Kobayashi, Yoshihiro Ohara, Kazuhiro Tasaki, Mitusuaki Hosoya and Atsushi Kikuta

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:119

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    Esophageal respiratory fistulae are abnormal communications between the esophagus and the respiratory system. They are either congenital or acquired. Most acquired esophageal respiratory fistulae are of the es...

    Authors: Laetitia Buemi, Salvatore Stefanelli, Philippe Bichard, Mickaël Luscher and Minerva Becker

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:116

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