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    Acromegaly discovered during a routine out-patient surgical procedure: a case report

    Acromegaly is a rare syndrome in which there is unregulated hypersecretion of growth hormone. The anesthetic management of patients with this disorder is particularly challenging due to pre-existing cardiovasc...

    Chukwudi O. Chiaghana, Julia M. Bauerfeind, Cheri A. Sulek, J. Christopher Goldstein and Caleb A. Awoniyi

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:169

    Published on: 24 June 2017

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    Thyrotoxic and pheochromocytoma multisystem crisis: a case report

    Thyrotoxic crisis and pheochromocytoma multisystem crisis are rare, life-threatening, emergency endocrine diseases with various clinical manifestations. Here we report a case of a patient who simultaneously de...

    Kodai Suzuki, Takahito Miyake, Hideshi Okada, Fuminori Yamaji, Yuichiro Kitagawa, Tetsuya Fukuta, Ryu Yasuda, Yoshihito Tanaka, Haruka Okamoto, Sho Nachi, Tomoaki Doi, Takahiro Yoshida, Keisuke Kumada, Shozo Yoshida, Hiroaki Ushikoshi, Izumi Toyoda…

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:173

    Published on: 23 June 2017

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    Diagnostic relevance of urinary steroid profiles on ovarian granulosa cell tumors: two case reports

    Granulosa cell tumor of the ovary is the most frequent sex cord stromal tumor and represents 2 to 5% of all primary ovarian cancers. Ovarian granulosa cell tumor is a malignant tumor with slow progression and ...

    Anita Bufa, Nelli Farkas, Zsolt Preisz, Viktória Poór, Csilla Páger, Sándor Szukits, Bálint Farkas and Péter Miklós Gőcze

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:166

    Published on: 22 June 2017

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    Sinonasal teratocarcinosarcoma: a case report

    Sinonasal teratocarcinosarcoma is a rare and aggressive malignancy with histological features of both carcinosarcoma and teratoma. The optimal management of this malignancy is unclear, with most patients being...

    Yi Chao Foong, Vince Murdolo, Nusa Naiman, Laura Hepner and Raef Awad

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:167

    Published on: 22 June 2017

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    The management of a cystic hepatic lesion ruptured in the bile ducts: a case report

    Hepatic cystadenoma is a rare benign cystic tumor; it tends to recur after incomplete surgical resection and has malignant potential. We report the case of a patient with a ruptured biliary cystadenoma in the ...

    Hicham Baba, Mohamed Said Belhamidi, Mohammed El Fahssi, Jihad El Ghanmi and Aziz Zentar

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:159

    Published on: 16 June 2017

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    A novel frameshift mutation in the XPC gene in a Moroccan patient: a case report

    Xeroderma pigmentosum is an autosomal recessive inherited disease. The diagnosis is essentially based on clinical findings and the family history. This genodermatosis is genetically heterogeneous; to date, nin...

    Yassamine Doubaj, Wiam Smaili, Fatima-Zahra Laarabi and Abdelaziz Sefiani

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:158

    Published on: 15 June 2017

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    Osteosarcoma of the lower limb metastasized to the septum and right side of the heart: a case report

    Metastatic cardiac tumors are far more common than primary tumors. Although the hematogenous spread of osteosarcoma is well known, the imaging findings of cardiovascular involvement by osteosarcoma are seldom ...

    Elisha Osati, Alice Kaijage, Reuben Muta, Peter Muhoka, Merckris Mango, Peter Kisenge, Bashir Nyangasa, Pedro Pallangyo, Delillah Kimambo and Mohamed Janabi

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:156

    Published on: 13 June 2017

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    Thymic large cell neuroendocrine carcinoma – a rare and aggressive tumor: a case report

    Neuroendocrine tumors are a large group of tumors with a wide spectrum of behavior, affecting mainly the digestive system and the lung. The thymus is very rarely affected.

    Efared Boubacar, Gabrielle Atsame-Ebang, Sani Rabiou, Ammor Fatimazahra, Asmae Mazti, Ibrahim S. Sidibé, Layla Tahiri, Nawal Hammas, Ouadnouni Yassine, Smahi Mohamed, Chbani Laila and El Fatemi Hinde

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:155

    Published on: 12 June 2017

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    Ischemic stroke complicating thrombolytic therapy with tenecteplase for ST elevation myocardial infarction: two case reports

    Hemorrhagic complications are quite common in the rare cases where thrombolysis is performed. Ischemic stroke in the aftermath of thrombolysis for a ST elevation myocardial infarction is a very rare and parado...

    Salim Arous, Meryem Haboub, Mohamed El Ghali Benouna, Tarik Bentaoune and Rachida Habbal

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:154

    Published on: 11 June 2017

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    Bilateral ocular ischemia-induced blindness as a presenting manifestation of Takayasu arteritis: a case report

    Takayasu arteritis is a granulomatous panarteritis that predominantly affects the aorta and its major branches. The initial manifestations of this large-vessel vasculitis are usually nonspecific; however, as t...

    Pedro Pallangyo, Emmanuel Epafra, Paulina Nicholaus, Frederick Lyimo, Parvina Kazahura and Mohamed Janabi

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:153

    Published on: 10 June 2017

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    Nuclear protein in testis carcinoma of the mediastinum: a case report

    Nuclear protein in testis carcinoma is a rare and very aggressive undifferentiated cancer which characteristically arises in the midline of the head, neck, and mediastinum.

    Gonçalo Boleto, Jeanne-Marie Perotin, Claire Launois, Emmanuelle Uro-Coste, Philippe Birembaut, Sandra Dury, Hervé Vallerand, François Lebargy, Gaëtan Deslée and Juliette Vella-Boucaud

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:152

    Published on: 9 June 2017

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    Port site recurrence after laparoscopic radical nephrectomy: a case report

    Due to the recent development of laparoscopic devices, laparoscopic radical nephrectomy is the standard procedure for localized renal cell carcinoma. However, some studies have reported postoperative port site...

    Kota Shimokihara, Takashi Kawahara, Daiji Takamoto, Taku Mochizuki, Yusuke Hattori, Jun-ichi Teranishi, Yasuhide Miyoshi, Sawako Chiba and Hiroji Uemura

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:151

    Published on: 8 June 2017

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    Pneumococcal meningitis with normal cerebrospinal biochemistry and no pneumococci at microscopy, mimicking a stroke: a case report

    Bacterial meningitis commonly presents with symptoms such as headache, impaired consciousness, neck stiffness, and fever. In most cases, cerebrospinal fluid analysis will yield white cell counts >100/mm3. Atypica...

    Gideon Ertner, Jeppe Romme Christensen and Christian T. Brandt

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:150

    Published on: 7 June 2017

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    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

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    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

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    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

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