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  1. Case report

    X-linked ichthyosis associated with psychosis and behavioral abnormalities: a case report

    X-linked ichthyosis is a dermatological condition caused by deficiency for the enzyme steroid sulfatase. Previously, X-linked ichthyosis/steroid sulfatase deficiency has been associated with developmental and ...

    Amna Malik, Ahmed Bait Amer, Mohammed Salama, Bander Haddad, Muhammad T. Alrifai, Mohammed Al Balwi, William Davies and Wafaa Eyaid

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:267

    Published on: 22 September 2017

  2. Case report

    Breast cancer metastases to the thyroid gland – an uncommon sentinel for diffuse metastatic disease: a case report and review of the literature

    Metastases to the thyroid are rare. The most common primary cancer to metastasize to the thyroid is renal cell carcinoma, followed by malignancies of the gastrointestinal tract, lungs, and skin, with breast ca...

    Agata M. Plonczak, Aimee N. DiMarco, Roberto Dina, Dorothy J. Gujral and Fausto F. Palazzo

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:269

    Published on: 22 September 2017

  3. Case report

    Presence of periaortic gas in Clostridium septicum-infected aortic aneurysm aids in early diagnosis: a case report and systematic review of the literature

    Clostridium septicum-infected aortic aneurysm is a fatal and rare disease. We present a fatal case of C. septicum-infected aortic aneurysm and a pertinent literature review with treatm...

    Fumihito Ito, Ryota Inokuchi, Akinori Matsumoto, Yoshibumi Kumada, Hideyuki Yokoyama, Tokiya Ishida, Katsuhiko Hashimoto, Masashi Narita and Kazuaki Shinohara

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:268

    Published on: 21 September 2017

  4. Research article

    Beyond classic dermoscopic patterns of dermatofibromas: a prospective research study

    The usual stereotypical dermoscopic pattern associated with dermatofibromas is a pigment network and central white patch. However, this pattern may be difficult to diagnose in some variant cases. We aimed to d...

    Awatef Kelati, Nima Aqil, Hanane Baybay, Salim Gallouj and Fatima Zahra Mernissi

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:266

    Published on: 20 September 2017

  5. Case report

    Serous retinal detachment after panretinal photocoagulation for proliferative diabetic retinopathy: a case report

    Proliferative diabetic retinopathy is a major cause of visual impairment in working-age adults worldwide. Panretinal photocoagulation is a cornerstone in its management; however, it may include a range of side...

    Patrik Schatz, Ahmed Aldayel, Ibrahim Taskintuna, Ehab Abdelkader and Marco Mura

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:265

    Published on: 19 September 2017

  6. Case report

    Neonatal intestinal obstruction associated with situs inversus totalis: two case reports and a review of the literature

    The association of neonatal intestinal obstruction with situs inversus totalis is extremely rare with only few cases reported in the literature to date. This association poses dilemmas in management. We presen...

    Rahul Gupta, Varsha Soni, Prakash Devidas Valse, Ram Babu Goyal, Arun Kumar Gupta and Praveen Mathur

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:264

    Published on: 18 September 2017

  7. Case report

    Successful treatment with hyperbaric oxygen therapy for pneumatosis cystoides intestinalis as a complication of granulomatosis with polyangiitis: a case report

    Although gastrointestinal involvement in patients with granulomatosis with polyangiitis is uncommon, it is associated with mild to severe life-threatening complications. We present a case of pneumatosis cystoi...

    Kensuke Nakatani, Takaharu Kato, Shinichiro Okada, Risa Matsumoto, Kazuhiro Nishida, Hiroyasu Komuro and Toshiyuki Suganuma

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:263

    Published on: 17 September 2017

  8. Case report

    Mammary phyllodes tumor with six episodes of a relapse: a case report

    Phyllodes tumor is a rare breast mass. Most phyllodes tumors are benign, but occasionally some show malignancy. Even if the tumors are benign, they can easily show recurrence.

    Nozomi Iimori, Shinichiro Kashiwagi, Tetsuro Ishikawa, Hidemi Kawajiri, Tsutomu Takashima, Masahiko Ohsawa, Kosei Hirakawa and Masaichi Ohira

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:261

    Published on: 15 September 2017

  9. Case report

    Mesh penetrating the cecum and bladder following inguinal hernia surgery: a case report

    Tension-free repair using mesh is a common inguinal hernia surgical procedure. However, various complications such as mesh-related infection and recurrence may develop as a result. Moreover, although rare, the...

    Hiroshi Asano, Saori Yajima, Yoshie Hosoi, Makoto Takagi, Hiroyuki Fukano, Yasuhiro Ohara, Nozomi Shinozuka and Takaya Ichimura

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:260

    Published on: 14 September 2017

  10. Case report

    Scrotoschisis: a case report

    Scrotoschisis is a rare congenital anomaly of the scrotal wall with idiopathic etiology and unknown prevalence. This pathology is extremely rare. We report a new case and review the literature for relevant data.

    Souleymane Sidibe, Maxime Coulibaly and Salman Ghazwani

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:259

    Published on: 13 September 2017

  11. Case report

    Adenocarcinoma of the lacrimal gland: a case report

    Primary ductal adenocarcinomas of the lacrimal gland are very rare. This neoplasm shares some histological and immunohistochemical similarities with salivary duct carcinoma.

    Asmae Touil, Sarah El Abbassi, Yassine Echchikhi, Mustapha Maher, Tayeb Kebdani and Noureddine Benjaafar

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:257

    Published on: 11 September 2017

  12. Case report

    Pancreatic injury in children: a case report and review of the literature

    Trauma is the main cause of morbidity and mortality in the pediatric population. Blunt trauma to the abdomen accounts for the majority of abdominal injuries in children. Pancreatic injury, although uncommon (2...

    Fayza Haider, Mohammed Amin Al Awadhi, Eizat Abrar, Mooza Al Dossari, Hasan Isa, Husain Nasser, Hakima Al Hashimi and Sharif Al Arayedh

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:217

    Published on: 9 September 2017

  13. Case report

    Sclerosing thymoma-like thymic amyloidoma with nephrotic syndrome: a case report

    Primary localized amyloidosis presenting as an isolated mediastinal mass is extremely rare, especially in the thymus. Sclerosing thymoma is also an extremely rare anterior mediastinal tumor, pathologically cha...

    Yuto Kato, Miyuki Okuda, Koji Fukuda, Nobuya Tanaka, Akihiko Yoshizawa, Yoshinori Saika, Yoshisumi Haruna, Shouji Kitaguchi and Ryuji Nohara

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:216

    Published on: 7 September 2017

  14. Case report

    Bile-stained amniotic fluid: a case report

    Green-stained amniotic fluid does not always indicate that meconium was passed in utero.

    Surasak Puvabanditsin, Charlotte Wang Chen, Suja Vinod, Meghan S. Mehta, Omer Choudry and Lauren Walzer

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:254

    Published on: 6 September 2017

  15. Case report

    Ureter metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer: a case report

    In most cases, prostate cancer metastasizes to the lymph nodes, bone, and liver. In very rare cases, it metastasizes to the ureter. Due to the difficulty in making a preoperative diagnosis, ureteral metastasis...

    Sohgo Tsutsumi, Takashi Kawahara, Yusuke Hattori, Taku Mochizuki, Jun-ichi Teranishi, Yasuhide Miyoshi, Sawako Chiba and Hiroji Uemura

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:215

    Published on: 6 September 2017

  16. Case report

    Soy isoflavones inducing overt hypothyroidism in a patient with chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis: a case report

    Many people have thyroid conditions that make them susceptible to hypothyroidism. If the foods they eat may interfere with the production of thyroid hormone, which can lead to development of serious hypothyroi...

    Yuya Nakamura, Isao Ohsawa, Yoshikazu Goto, Mayumi Tsuji, Tatsunori Oguchi, Naoki Sato, Yuji Kiuchi, Motonori Fukumura, Masahiro Inagaki and Hiromichi Gotoh

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:253

    Published on: 5 September 2017

  17. Case report

    Carpal spasm in a girl as initial presentation of celiac disease: a case report

    Celiac disease is an immune-mediated disorder elicited by ingestion of gluten in genetically susceptible persons. This disorder is characterized by specific histological changes of the small intestine mucosa r...

    Atifete Ramosaj-Morina, A. Keka-Sylaj, V. Hasbahta, A. Baloku-Zejnullahu, M. Azemi and R. Zunec

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:252

    Published on: 4 September 2017

  18. Case report

    Sclerosing angiomatoid nodular transformation of the spleen mimicking metastasis of melanoma: a case report and review of the literature

    Sclerosing angiomatoid nodular transformation is a benign disorder of splenic tissue and is often mistaken as a potentially malignant entity in the diagnostic process. To the best of our knowledge, this is the...

    Ilhan Demirci, Horst Kinkel, Dirk Antoine, Marc Szynaka, Bernd Klosterhalfen, Susanne Herold and Hermann Janßen

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:251

    Published on: 3 September 2017

  19. Case report

    Triple synchronous primary lung cancer: a case report and review of the literature

    Multiple primary lung cancer may present in synchronous or metachronous form. Synchronous multiple primary lung cancer is defined as multiple lung lesions that develop at the same time, whereas metachronous mu...

    Muhammad Kashif, Puvanalingam Ayyadurai, Luong Thanha and Misbahuddin Khaja

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:245

    Published on: 1 September 2017

  20. Case report

    Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis presenting in a pediatric patient with near total colonic and small bowel aganglionosis: a case report

    Total colonic and small bowel aganglionosis is a rare condition typically requiring intestinal transplant for long-term survival. There have not been any previously reported cases of near total intestinal agan...

    Brittany Badal, Michael J. Wilsey and Sara Karjoo

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:244

    Published on: 31 August 2017

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