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  1. Proteinase 3-antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody has been reported to be positive in 5–10% of cases of renal injury complicated by infective endocarditis; however, histological findings have rarely been report...

    Authors: Katsunori Yanai, Yoshio Kaku, Keiji Hirai, Shohei Kaneko, Saori Minato, Yuko Mutsuyoshi, Hiroki Ishii, Taisuke Kitano, Mitsutoshi Shindo, Haruhisa Miyazawa, Kiyonori Ito, Yuichiro Ueda, Masahiro Hiruta, Susumu Ookawara, Yoshihiko Ueda and Yoshiyuki Morishita

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:356

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  2. Traumatic hemipelvectomy is a catastrophic fracture of the pelvis as a result of high-energy trauma, such as in a car accident. There have been few case reports of traumatic hemipelvectomy because many of thes...

    Authors: Ayako Kamitomo, Minoru Hayashi, Ryohei Tokunaka, Yuki Yoshida, Sayo Tatsuta and Yoshie Sasaki

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:355

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  3. We report a case of successful prolonged cardiopulmonary resuscitation (5 hours and 44 minutes) following severe accidental hypothermia with cardiac arrest treated without rewarming on extracorporeal life supp...

    Authors: Melanie Kuhnke, Roland Albrecht, Joerg C. Schefold and Peter Paal

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:354

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  4. Chemical coping is an inappropriate method for dealing with stress through the use of opioids; it is considered the stage prior to abuse and dependence. In patients with cancer, it is important to evaluate the...

    Authors: Mototsugu Miura, Kenkichi Tsuruga and Yuji Morimoto

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:353

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  5. Neurofibromatosis type 1 has a higher prevalence of pheochromocytoma and paraganglioma than the general population: 1.0–5.7% versus 0.2–0.6%. Currently, there are no generally accepted guidelines for screening...

    Authors: Juan Wang, Guohua Wei, Zhongyun Wang and He Huang

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:349

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  6. Primary urethral cancer is exceedingly rare, resulting in a limitation in clinicians’ experience, and an accurate diagnosis is often delayed due to the non-specific clinical presentation. Here, we present this...

    Authors: Huan Chen, Li Li Zou, Chuan Jiang Dong, Tao Li and Zi Qiang Dong

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:365

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  7. Thymomas are known to be associated with myasthenia gravis and Good syndrome. Good syndrome is the association of thymoma with combined B cell and T cell immunodeficiency. The combination of all three diseases...

    Authors: Shiran Paranavitane, Sumana Handagala, Rajiva De Silva and Thashi Chang

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:348

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  8. Leptospirosis is a reemerging zoonosis with a worldwide distribution and a wide range of clinical manifestations. We report a case of leptospirosis meningitis in a previously healthy woman infected by her pet ...

    Authors: Anne Christine Nordholm, Lars Haukali Omland, Steen Villumsen, Imad Al-Subeihe and Terese L. Katzenstein

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:362

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  9. Actinomycosis is a chronic, slowly progressive infection caused by the Actinomyces species. Lumbar vertebral involvement of Actinomyces israelii is extremely rare; this is the first case report of lumbar vertebra...

    Authors: Yutaka Yamada, Chiharu Kinoshita and Hirokazu Nakagawa

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:351

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  10. Linear cutaneous lupus erythematosus (LE) is an unusual form of LE-specific cutaneous condition, occurring in children and young adults. Due to its rarity, the diagnosis of linear cutaneous LE can be difficult...

    Authors: Sasipaka Sindhusen, Kumutnart Chanprapaph and Suthinee Rutnin

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:350

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  11. Type A insulin resistance syndrome, one type of the hereditary insulin resistance syndromes, is a rare disorder. Patients with type A insulin resistance syndrome are nonobese and demonstrate severe hyperinsuli...

    Authors: Lu Lin, Cunren Chen, Tuanyu Fang, Daoxiong Chen, Kaining Chen and Huibiao Quan

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:347

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  12. The definition of electrical storm is still debated. For example, an electrical storm is defined as a clustering of three or more separate episodes of ventricular tachycardia/ventricular fibrillation within 24...

    Authors: Sayaka Ohsawa, Hiroki Isono, Eiji Ojima, Masahiro Toyama, Yasuhisa Kuroda, Shigeyuki Watanabe and Toshikazu Abe

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:346

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  13. Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis is a rare hematological syndrome characterized by excessive and uncontrolled activation of the immune system. The often nonspecific nature of early symptoms and the potential...

    Authors: Jenny Y. Zhou, Jordan A. Martinez and John Paul Shen

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:345

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  14. Kawasaki disease is an acute, febrile vasculitis of childhood that affects medium-sized arteries, predominantly the coronary arteries. It is a multisystem disease; therefore, it may present with non-cardiac fi...

    Authors: Elif Arslanoglu Aydin, Selcan Demir, Orkun Aydin, Yelda Bilginer and Seza Ozen

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:344

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  15. Pituitary abscess is a rare condition with nonspecific symptoms that can be delayed. Proper diagnosis needs to occur preoperatively so that the management can be set up accordingly. Accurate diagnosis is chall...

    Authors: Yaotse Elikplim Nordjoe, Suzanne Rita Aubin Igombe, Fatima Zahra Laamrani and Laila Jroundi

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:342

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  16. Kagami–Ogata syndrome is also known as paternal uniparental disomy 14 and related disorders and is caused by abnormal genomic imprinting in the long arm of the chromosome 14q32.2 region. Its clinical manifesta...

    Authors: Haipeng Huang, Yukiko Mikami, Kosuke Shigematsu, Nozomi Uemura, Mamiko Shinsaka, Ayaka Iwatani, Fumihito Miyake, Kazuhiko Kabe, Yasushi Takai, Masahiro Saitoh, Kazunori Baba and Hiroyuki Seki

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:340

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  17. This case series describes, for the first time, to the author’s knowledge, a novel treatment for coccydynia. Tarsal tunnel block with lignocaine only brought relief of chronic coccydynia lasting more than 6 mo...

    Authors: Amjid Hammodi

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:339

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  18. Myocarditis is an uncommon manifestation of systemic lupus erythematosus in which the clinical presentation can range from subclinical to life-threatening. We report cases of two patients who presented to our ...

    Authors: Shamma Ahmad Al-Nokhatha, Hiba Ibrahim Khogali, Maryam Abdulla Al Shehhi and Imad Tarik Jassim

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:343

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  19. Myotonic dystrophy type 1 is an autosomal dominant disorder characterized by muscle weakness, myotonia, cataracts, and cardiac conduction defects; it is associated with expansions of cytosine-thymine-guanine r...

    Authors: Sarah C. Sasson, Alastair Corbett, Andrew J. McLachlan, R. Chen, S. A. Adelstein, Sean Riminton and Sandhya Limaye

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:338

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  20. In the United States, cocaine is a commonly used drug of abuse. It is also a recognized contributing factor for both hemorrhagic and ischemic strokes. However, cocaine-induced basilar artery thrombosis has rar...

    Authors: Osman Ali, Mark G. Bueno, Trinh Duong-Pham, Nuwan Gunawardhana, Dena H. Tran, Robert D. Chow and Avelino C. Verceles

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:337

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  21. Subacute combined degeneration of the spinal cord is a potentially reversible myelopathy typically associated with vitamin B12 deficiency. There is predominant involvement of spinal cord posterior and lateral ...

    Authors: Paula Loveland, Aaron Wong, Vinojini Vivekanandam and Wen Kwang Lim

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:336

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  22. There have been several reports of spontaneous closure and reopening of a macular hole, however, in most of those cases, it was observed in eyes post vitrectomy. Here, we report a case of multiple episodes of ...

    Authors: Makiko Miyamoto, Kazuhiro Shimizu, Yohei Sato, Bunsei Konose, Natsuko Mano, Hiroko Watanabe and Tsunehiko Ikeda

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:335

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  23. Inflammation of the pituitary gland can occur in a variety of primary or secondary disorders. Idiopathic granulomatous hypophysitis is a rare inflammatory disease of the pituitary gland that can closely mimic ...

    Authors: Guive Sharifi, Mohammad Reza Mohajeri-Tehrani, Behrouz Navabakhsh, Bagher Larijani and Touraj Valeh

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:334

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  24. Spinocerebellar ataxia type 8 is an uncommon genetic condition and presents with gait disturbances, ataxia, dysarthria, nystagmus, and cognitive and psychiatric abnormalities. Seizures are extremely uncommon i...

    Authors: Arun Swaminathan

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:333

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  25. Giant parathyroid adenoma is a rare type of parathyroid adenoma defined as weighing > 3.5 g. They present as primary hyperparathyroidism but with more elevated laboratory findings and more severe clinical pres...

    Authors: Mohamed S. Al-Hassan, Menatalla Mekhaimar, Walid El Ansari, Adham Darweesh and Abdelrahman Abdelaal

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:332

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  26. Crohn’s disease is a chronic inflammatory condition that can affect the gut from mouth to anus. Gastroduodenal involvement is seen in less than 5% of all patients with Crohn’s disease. Among those cases, isola...

    Authors: K. Balendran, S. Udumalagala and N. M. M. Nawaraththne

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:331

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  27. Lithopedion is a word derived from the Greek words lithos, meaning stone, and paidion, meaning child, to describe a fetus that has become stony or petrified. Lithopedion is a rare complication of pregnancy which ...

    Authors: Fitsum Fikru Gebresenbet, Abdu Mengesha Mulat, Namus Muhajir Nur and Ferehiwot Bekele Getaneh

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:330

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  28. Ectodermal dysplasia is a rare genetic disorder that affects ectodermally derived structures, including teeth, nails, hair, and sweat glands. Hypohidrotic ectodermal dysplasia is the most common type, with oli...

    Authors: Reema AlNuaimi and Mohammad Mansoor

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:329

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  29. Globally, cervical cancer is the fourth most common cancer in women. Here, we report a case of cutaneous lymphangitis carcinomatosa arising from cervical cancer, an extremely rare and treatment-resistant condi...

    Authors: Fumihiro Nakamura, Manabu Seino, Yuriko Suzuki, Hirotsugu Sakaki, Takeshi Sudo, Tsuyoshi Ohta, Seiji Tsutsumi and Satoru Nagase

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:328

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  30. Methomyl is the most common cause of suicidal death but heroin is the most common cause of accidental death. The problem is to determine the exact cause and manner of death between methomyl or heroin toxicity....

    Authors: Yutti Amornlertwatana, Paitoon Narongchai and Siripun Narongchai

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:327

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  31. Eucalyptus oil poisoning is rare in adults but is not that uncommon in children. The common side effects in children include depression in the level of consciousness, ataxia, seizures, and vomiting. Unlike in ...

    Authors: Abraham M. Ittyachen, Georgie Rajan George, Meera Radhakrishnan and Yetin Joy

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:326

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  32. Oculocerebrorenal syndrome of Lowe is an X-linked disorder with very low prevalence in the general population. The OCRL gene encodes the protein phosphatidylinositol 4,5-bisphosphate-5-phosphatase, a lipid phosph...

    Authors: P. Tatsi, G. E. Papanikolaou, T. Chartomatsidou, I. Papoulidis, A. Athanasiadis, R. Najdecki and E. Timotheou

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:325

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  33. Sudden onset of respiratory failure is one of the most fearful manifestations in intensive care units. Among the differential diagnoses of respiratory failure, tension pneumothorax is a life-threatening diseas...

    Authors: Daisuke Hasegawa, Hidefumi Komura, Ken Katsuta, Takahiro Kawaji and Osamu Nishida

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:324

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  34. Herlyn-Werner-Wunderlich syndrome is a rare congenital anomaly characterized by uterus didelphys, obstructed hemivagina, and ipsilateral renal agenesis. The most common presentation is abdominal pain, dysmenor...

    Authors: Dilruba Sharmen Nishu, Md. Monir Uddin, Khadija Akter, Shameema Akter, Monira Sarmin and Sartaj Begum

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:323

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  35. Brugmansia suaveolens is the commonest species under the Solanacea (“Angels Trumpet” in English; “Attana” in Sinhalese) plant family in Sri Lanka. It contains alkaloids like scopolamine, atropine and hyoscyamine ...

    Authors: K. P. Jayawickreme, K. V. C. Janaka and S. A. S. P. Subasinghe

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:322

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  36. Infertility continues to be an enigmatic and emerging problem. Although in vitro fertilization has proved to be revolutionary and immensely beneficial to many people, it is far from perfect, and many women experi...

    Authors: Zakwan Khrait

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:321

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  37. Extrahepatic bile duct duplication is an extremely rare congenital anomaly in which two common bile ducts exist. There are five different types of this anomaly and we present an unusual variant of duplication ...

    Authors: Bharat Mani Banjade, Ashish Rajbhandari, Rabin Koirala, Tuhin Shah and Chitra Lal Bhattachan

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:320

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  38. Papillary squamotransitional cell carcinoma of the uterine cervix is a rare neoplasm, a subtype of transitional cervical carcinoma that appears to be a variation of squamous cervical carcinoma. It has a dispos...

    Authors: Georgios Gitas, Kubilay Ertan, Achim Rody, Sascha Baum, Dimitrios Tsolakidis and Ibrahim Alkatout

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:319

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  39. Ralstonia mannitolilytica is an emerging opportunistic pathogen that is associated with severe disease, including septic shock, meningitis, and renal transplant infections. Reports on this pathogen are limited, h...

    Authors: Michael Owusu, Godfred Acheampong, Augustina Annan, Kwadwo Sarfo Marfo, Isaac Osei, John Amuasi, Nimako Sarpong, Justin Im, Ondari D. Mogeni, Hsin-Ying Chiang, Chih-Horng Kuo, Hyon Jin Jeon, Ursula Panzner, Se Eun Park, Florian Marks, Ellis Owusu-Dabo…

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:318

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  40. Immune checkpoint inhibitor therapy has changed the standard drug therapy for relapsed or advanced non-small cell lung cancer; its efficacy is well-recognized by pulmonary physicians, oncologists, and thoracic...

    Authors: Takeo Hasegawa, Yuki Ozaki, Takuya Inoue, Yuzuru Watanabe, Mitsuro Fukuhara, Takumi Yamaura, Satoshi Muto, Naoyuki Okabe, Mitsunori Higuchi, Yutaka Shio and Hiroyuki Suzuki

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:316

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  41. Chronic total occlusion revascularization remains a challenging problem because of its complexity. We present a case of a patient with chronic total occlusion who was successfully revascularized with the use o...

    Authors: Yanzhuo Ma, Yuhong Peng, Gang Wang and Leisheng Ru

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:315

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  42. To determine the prevalence of and risk factors for malignant transformation of ovarian endometrioma during dienogest therapy, which is very rare, we examined multiple cases of malignant transformation of ovar...

    Authors: Michiko Honda, Wataru Isono, Akira Tsuchiya, Ako Saito, Hiroko Tsuchiya, Reiko Matsuyama, Akihisa Fujimoto and Osamu Nishii

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:314

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  43. Maternally inherited diabetes and deafness, and mitochondrial myopathy, encephalopathy, lactic acidosis, and stroke-like episodes are examples of mitochondrial diseases that are relatively common in the adult ...

    Authors: Mai Fukuda and Yoshiro Nagao

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:313

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  44. Thrombosis of the superior vena cava with propagation to the right heart chambers can be seen in the presence of chronic indwelling catheters. Moreover, the idiopathic right atrial thrombi may become entrapped...

    Authors: Elnaz Javanshir, Seyyed-Reza Sadat-Ebrahimi, Rezayat Parvizi, Mehrnoosh Toufan and Hosein Sate

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:312

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  45. Levothyroxine is a synthetic thyroxine and is the treatment of choice for hypothyroidism. It is a prohormone with minimal intrinsic activity. The drug is de-iodinated in peripheral tissue to form triiodothyron...

    Authors: Abbas F. Hlaihel and Mudher Z. H. Al-Khairalla

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:311

    Content type: Case report

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