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  1. Case report

    Magnesium sulfate and ophthalmic artery Doppler velocimetry in patients with severe preeclampsia: a case series

    In the present study, we used Doppler velocimetry in the ophthalmic artery to evaluate the hemodynamic status of the intracranial vasculature. This is the first time in the literature that indices of ophthalmi...

    Cristiane Alves Oliveira, Renato Augusto Moreira de Sa, Karina Vieira Zamprogno, Fabio Gutierrez da Matta and Flávia do Vale Araújo

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:326

    Published on: 20 November 2017

  2. Case report

    Sodium chloride pica causing recurrent nephrolithiasis in a patient with iron deficiency anemia: a case report

    Iron deficiency anemia is a common finding in women of child-bearing age. Pica, or the ingestion of non-food or non-nutritive items, is a well-known manifestation of iron deficiency. A high sodium diet increas...

    Brittany Rogers, Joshua Kramer, Stephanie Smith, Vincent Bird and Eric I. Rosenberg

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:325

    Published on: 18 November 2017

  3. Case report

    Postpartum infective endocarditis with Enterococcus faecalis in Japan: a case report

    The clinical characteristics of infective endocarditis include the presence of predisposing cardiac disease, a history of illegal drug use, and high morbidity in the elderly. Only a few cases of the disease af...

    Miku Tamura, Mitsutaka Shoji, Ken Fujita, Shohei Nakamura, Yurika Takahashi, Yurika Suzuki, Mika Asakura, Shun Kimizuka, Makiko Sasaki and Katsuya Sugawara

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:324

    Published on: 17 November 2017

  4. Case report

    Metastasis in the mandibular condyle: a case report

    Most bone metastases are observed in the trunk of the body. Metastasis in the mandibular condyle is rare. In many case reports, temporary common temporomandibular joint disorder-like symptoms can be a sign of ...

    Mina Dodo, Masahiro Kumagai, Yuta Kato, Hisashi Hirakawa and Takeyoshi Koseki

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:323

    Published on: 16 November 2017

  5. Case report

    Use of an intraoperative navigation system and piezoelectric surgery for styloidectomy in a patient with Eagle’s syndrome: a case report

    Elongated styloid process syndrome (Eagle’s syndrome) is the term given to the symptomatic elongation of the styloid process or the mineralization of the stylohyoid or stylomandibular ligament. The two commonl...

    Shintaro Sukegawa, Takahiro Kanno, Akio Yoshimoto, Kenichi Matsumoto, Yuka Sukegawa-Takahashi, Masanori Masui and Yoshihiko Furuki

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:322

    Published on: 15 November 2017

  6. Case report

    Success of anti-CD20 monoclonal antibody treatment for severe autoimmune hemolytic anemia caused by warm-reactive immunoglobulin A, immunoglobulin G, and immunoglobulin M autoantibodies in a child: a case report

    Autoimmune hemolytic anemia is rare in children. First-line therapies for this disease consist of corticosteroids and intravenously administered immunoglobulin that are effective in most patients. However, a s...

    Houda Ajmi, Sameh Mabrouk, Saida Hassayoun, Haifa Regaieg, Minyar Tfifha, Chemli Jalel, Hadef Skouri, Noura Zouari and Saoussan Abroug

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:321

    Published on: 14 November 2017

  7. Case report

    Combined use of high doses of vasopressin and corticosteroids in a patient with Crohn’s disease with refractory septic shock after intestinal perforation: a case report

    In this article, we present a clinical case of refractory septic shock resulting from intestinal perforation treated with high doses of vasopressin and hydrocortisone during emergency surgery.

    Salvatore Notaro, Marcello Sorrentino, Aniello Ruocco, Annalisa Notaro, Antonio Corcione, Patrizia Murino, Eugenio Piscitelli and Marianna Tamborino

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:320

    Published on: 13 November 2017

  8. Case report

    Chest compression-related fatal internal mammary artery injuries manifesting after venoarterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation: a case series

    Cardiopulmonary resuscitation-related bleeding, especially internal mammary artery injuries, can become life-threatening complications after initiating venoarterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation owing to...

    Toshinobu Yamagishi, Masahiro Kashiura, Kazuhiro Sugiyama, Kazuha Nakamura, Takuto Ishida, Takahiro Yukawa, Kazuki Miyazaki, Takahiro Tanabe and Yuichi Hamabe

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:318

    Published on: 11 November 2017

  9. Research article

    Intrahepatic biliary cystadenoma mimicking hydatid cyst of liver: a clinicopathologic study of six cases

    Intrahepatic biliary cystadenomas are rare hepatic neoplasms, which are usually cystic. These tumors are often misdiagnosed as simple liver cysts and hydatid cysts clinically and radiologically owing to nonspe...

    Zubair Ahmad, Nasir Uddin, Wasim Memon, Jamshid Abdul-Ghafar and Arsalan Ahmed

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:317

    Published on: 10 November 2017

  10. Case report

    Successful medical management of acute mesenteric ischemia due to superior mesenteric and portal vein thrombosis in a 27-year-old man with protein S deficiency: a case report

    Acute mesenteric ischemia poses a diagnostic challenge due to nonspecific clinical clues and lack of awareness owing to its rarity. Ischemia due to mesenteric venous thrombosis has a good prognosis compared to...

    N. P. Osti, D. N. Sah and R. S. Bhandari

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:315

    Published on: 9 November 2017

  11. Case report

    Sigmoid volvulus in children: a case report

    Sigmoid volvulus is frequently reported in the “volvulus belt” (Middle East, Africa, the Indian subcontinent, Turkey, and South America) and is the third leading cause of large bowel obstruction in North America.

    Fayza Haider, Nabeel Al Asheeri, Barrak Ayoub, Eizat Abrar, Jawad Khamis, Hasan Isa, Husain Nasser and Fatima Al Hashimi

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:286

    Published on: 7 November 2017

  12. Case report

    Scrotal calcinosis: two case reports

    Scrotal calcinosis is a rare and benign condition. It usually gives rise to few symptoms, and the impact is mainly functional and aesthetic. It is considered part of dystrophic calcinosis cutis. Surgical manag...

    O. Karray, A. Dhaoui, R. Boulma, K. Bellil and H. Khouni

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:312

    Published on: 5 November 2017

  13. Case report

    An exotic abscess within the United Kingdom from The Gambia: a case report

    Furuncular myiasis is a parasitic infection of a live mammal by fly larvae commonly seen in Africa. However, with an increase in international tourism, there is a significant rise in exotic infection in non-en...

    Estelle Hong How, Darren Yap and Nik Mbakada

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:310

    Published on: 3 November 2017

  14. Case report

    Paraganglioma in the bladder: a case report

    Paraganglioma is an extra site of pheochromocytoma. Paraganglioma in the bladder is a very rare disease accounting for 0.06% of all bladder tumors.

    Genta Iwamoto, Takashi Kawahara, Mikiko Tanabe, Sahoko Ninomiya, Daiji Takamoto, Taku Mochizuki, Shinnosuke Kuroda, Teppei Takeshima, Koji Izumi, Yusuke Hattori, Jun-ichi Teranishi, Yasushi Yumura, Yasuhide Miyoshi and Hiroji Uemura

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:306

    Published on: 31 October 2017

  15. Case report

    Acute myocardial infarction associated with thrombotic microangiopathy following a hump-nosed viper bite: a case report

    Hump-nosed viper bite is the commonest cause of venomous snakebite in Sri Lanka. Despite initially being considered a moderately venomous snake more recent reports have revealed that it could cause significant...

    Nipun Lakshitha de Silva, Lalindra Gooneratne and Eranga Wijewickrama

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:305

    Published on: 30 October 2017

  16. Case report

    Adenoid cystic carcinoma of the breast – an aggressive presentation with pulmonary, kidney, and brain metastases: a case report

    Adenoid cystic carcinoma of the breast is a rare malignant neoplasm associated with an excellent prognosis and a very rare occurrence of metastases.

    Hasnae Alaoui Mhamdi, Hampig Raphael Kourie, Christiane Jungels, Philippe Aftimos, Rhizlane Belbaraka and Martine Piccart-Gebhart

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:303

    Published on: 29 October 2017

  17. Case report

    Tumoral calcinosis in the cervical spine: a case report and review of the literature

    Tumoral calcinosis is rarely located in spine. A 55-year-old Japanese woman with cervical tumoral calcinosis is presented, along with a review of the literature relating to tumoral calcinosis in the spine. We ...

    Rui Guo, Tatsuya Kurata, Tetsushi Kondo, Takao Imanishi, Tetsutaro Mizuno, Toshihiko Sakakibara and Yuichi Kasai

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:304

    Published on: 27 October 2017

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