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  1. Immune checkpoint inhibitors might cause immune-related adverse events that are still largely unknown.

    Authors: Hiroaki Iijima, Akihiro Sakai, Koji Ebisumoto, Mayu Yamauchi, Takanobu Teramura, Aritomo Yamazaki, Toshihide Inagi and Kenji Okami
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2023 17:387
  2. Small airways disease (SAD), a novel finding described in post-acute COVID-19 patients, should be suspected when respiratory symptoms continue, air trapping persists on expiratory CT scans, and imaging finding...

    Authors: Ivan Cherrez-Ojeda, Maria F. Osorio, Karla Robles-Velasco, Juan C. Calderón, Arturo Cortés-Télles, Jorge Zambrano, Cristian Guarderas, Belen Intriago and Laura Gochicoa-Rangel
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2023 17:386
  3. Obstructive jaundice has various causes, and one of the rarest is pancreaticoduodenal artery aneurysm (PDAA), which is often associated with celiac axis stenosis caused by median arcuate ligament syndrome (MALS).

    Authors: Javad Jalili, Reza Javadrashid, Dara Alvandfar, Masih Falahatian, Ali Jafarizadeh, Samin Alihosseini and Seyedeh Elnaz Hashemizadeh
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2023 17:385
  4. Isolated Patellar Aplasia Hypoplasia is a very rare autosomal dominant disorder. Its treatment depends on the clinical manifestations that can vary widely. The lack of active extension, which can be responsibl...

    Authors: Mohamed Laroussi Toumia, Ahmed Amine Mohseni, Souha Bennour, Mohamed Nabil Nessib, Rim Boussetta and Sami Bouchoucha
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2023 17:384
  5. Vaccine-induced thrombotic thrombocytopenia is associated with the coronavirus disease 2019 vaccines. It has been reported by vector-based vaccines. To the best of our knowledge, there is no report about vacci...

    Authors: Mohammad Sistanizad, Tahereh Sabaghian, Hossein Amini, Fahimeh Hadavand, Mahmood Nabavi, Mehran Kouchek, Mir Mohammad Miri, Sara Salarian, Seyedpouzhia Shojaei and Omid Moradi
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2023 17:383
  6. Clostridium botulinum is an anaerobic, Gram-positive, rod-shaped bacterium that forms spores and the neurotoxin botulinum. It is best known for its toxin-induced flaccid paralytic disease, which is deadly without...

    Authors: P. M. L. Zomer and M. J. A. Kamps
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2023 17:401
  7. We report a case of prenatal coronavirus disease 2019, which evolved 6 days after birth into severe pneumonia with signs of multiple organ failure, in a mother with asymptomatic coronavirus disease 2019.

    Authors: Narcisse Elenga, Maman Rabiou Aboubacar Ahidan, Régine Buende Eyenga and Dandjeffo Houadjeto
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2023 17:382
  8. Granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA) is a rare small vessel vasculitis predominantly affecting upper and lower respiratory tract and kidneys. Unilateral diaphragmatic palsy could be a rare manifestation of G...

    Authors: Ujjwol Prasad Risal, Raju Prasad Pangeni, Rakshya Pandey, Pradeep Raj Regmi, Aditi Karki and Avish Shah
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2023 17:381
  9. Acute myeloid leukemia is a rare event in post-liver-transplantation recipients. In the present report, we described a case of extramedullary acute myeloid leukemia, M4/M5 subtype, following orthotopic liver tran...

    Authors: Farhad Zamani, Hanie Karimi, Mohsenreza Mansoorian, Ali Basi, S. Ahmad Hosseini, Zahra Zahed, Nasim Seyedghasemipour and Roghayeh Sahraie
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2023 17:398
  10. Bariatric surgery candidates commonly suffer from conditions that constitute the metabolic syndrome. But they also have a higher risk for autoimmune and malignant diseases. Obesity-associated comorbidities asi...

    Authors: Lena Seidemann and Arne Dietrich
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2023 17:379
  11. Immune checkpoint inhibitors have revolutionized therapy of advanced and metastatic cancers. However, a significant proportion of patients do not respond to immune checkpoint inhibitors or develop resistance. ...

    Authors: Konstantin Föhse, Priya A. Debisarun, Gizem Kilic, Joyce M. van Dodewaard-de Jong and Mihai G. Netea
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2023 17:377
  12. Prostate cancer has been well known to have a high prevalence among middle-aged and older men, with high incidence of metastases to the bone—the main metastatic site. However, prostate cancer among those less ...

    Authors: Kazutaka Iijima, Toshizo Takayama, Satoko Shindo, Rika Moku, Koya Sawai, Rio Honma, Naoki Hyakushima, Tomoshige Akino, Yumiko Oyamada and Yasushi Tsuji
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2023 17:376
  13. Intrauterine devices are a widely used method of contraception worldwide. These devices are reliable, cost-effective, long-acting, and reversible. Their placement in the uterus is usually simple and safe. Forg...

    Authors: Temesgen Tilahun, Asfaw Tadesse and Rut Oljira
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2023 17:397
  14. Since the identification of multiple therapeutic targets, as is the case of anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK) translocation, the paradigm of treating patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) has improve...

    Authors: João Vasco Barreira, José Leão Mendes and Anuraj Parmanande
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2023 17:374
  15. There is some evidence supporting the idea that double parathyroid adenomas represent a different entity from multiglandular hyperplasia; however, the distinction among them is not straightforward.

    Authors: Carolina Martínez-Loya, Dalai E. Granados-Gutiérrez, Anagabriela Torrens-Chacón, David A. Rodríguez-Luna, Zabdy E. Frayre-García, Leonela Villegas-Vázquez and Luis B. Enríquez-Sánchez
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2023 17:373
  16. There could be misdiagnosis of coronavirus disease 2019 for malaria and vice versa because of their similar presentations, particularly when clinicians rely mainly on symptoms for diagnosis. Coinfection with c...

    Authors: Gashaw Solela, Addis Aschenek, Mikale Dawit and Getachew Wondafrash
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2023 17:391
  17. Mediastinal Liposarcoma (ML) is an exceedingly rare neoplasm, accounting for less than 1% of all liposarcomas. Surgical resection is the most effective therapeutic modality, while adjuvant radiation therapy ma...

    Authors: Jamal Ataya, Ali Alakbar Nahle, Hussein Hamdar, Amjad Sikaria and Younes Souleiman
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2023 17:372
  18. Fibrous dysplasia (FD) is a benign neoplasm with a broad spectrum of presentations. The treatment of FD in the hip region is controversial among orthopedic surgeons. Several treatment options exist, including ...

    Authors: Alireza Moharrami, Peyman Mirghaderi, Mir Mansour Moazen-Jamshidi, Nima Hoseini Zare, Sadula Sharifpour and S. M. Javad Mortazavi
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2023 17:371
  19. Wolman disease is a rare disease caused by the absence of functional liposomal acid lipase due to mutations in LIPA gene. It presents with organomegaly, malabsorption, and adrenal calcifications. The presentation...

    Authors: Kosar Asna Ashari, Aileen Azari-Yam, Mohammad Shahrooei and Vahid Ziaee
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2023 17:369
  20. A spontaneous rupture of an omental vessel can cause severe intraabdominal hemorrhage. We present a case of idiopathic omental hemorrhage caused by a vascular malformation. The literature is systematically rev...

    Authors: Fatemeh Rashidi, Alireza Samimiat, Niloofar Jafarimehrabady and Reza Hajebi
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2023 17:368
  21. Deep neck space infections are uncommon in infants. Retropharyngeal abscess (RPA) is a deep space neck infection that can present with subtle signs and symptoms. Delay in diagnosis can lead to life-threatening...

    Authors: Ayaz Ur Rehman, Salman Khan, Awais Abbas, Hamdan Ahmad Pasha, Qalab Abbas and Naveed Ur Rehman Siddiqui
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2023 17:367
  22. Antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody (ANCA)-associated vasculitis is a systemic autoimmune disease characterized by mononuclear cell infiltration and small and medium-sized blood vessel destruction leading to r...

    Authors: Kazuhiro Kitamoto, Yasushi Tanaka, Tomohiko Kuboyama, Youhei Fujiki, Kodo Tomida, Takao Kamimori and Shigeo Hara
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2023 17:366
  23. Intestinal Malrotation is congenital that complicates 1 in every 200 births. It results from abnormal fixation and rotation of the gut tube during fetal development. It is usually asymptomatic and most cases a...

    Authors: Almuntasir beallah Eltayb, Albra Hegazi, Osaman Elhag and Amro Abdelgadir
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2023 17:378
  24. Chest X-ray offers high sensitivity and acceptable specificity as a tuberculosis screening tool, but in areas with a high burden of tuberculosis, there is often a lack of radiological expertise to interpret ch...

    Authors: Naomi Glaser, Shannon Bosman, Thandanani Madonsela, Alastair van Heerden, Kamele Mashaete, Bulemba Katende, Irene Ayakaka, Keelin Murphy, Aita Signorell, Lutgarde Lynen, Jens Bremerich and Klaus Reither
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2023 17:365
  25. The Warburg effect is a rare condition in tumor biology, illustrated by significant lactate production in the presence of oxygen. The Warburg effect is associated with very poor prognosis in patients with mali...

    Authors: Yenong Cao, Margaret C. Liu, Emma L. Hanlon, York Chen, Muhammad Z. Afzal, Christi A. Hayes and John M. Hill Jr
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2023 17:380
  26. Melioidosis is a serious disease caused by the bacterium Burkholderia pseudomallei which affects humans and animals. It results in a wide spectrum of clinical manifestations, mainly in the respiratory tract, prog...

    Authors: Dilbert Silva Velôso, Samuel Pinheiro da Silva, Conceição Maria Sousa de Coelho, José Miguel Luz Parente, Thaline Alves Elias Veloso, Murilo Moura Lima, Caroline Torres Sampaio, Maria Fátima Alencar Bezerra de Freitas, Dionne Bezerra Rolim, Elba Regina Sampaio de Lemos and Marco Aurélio Pereira Horta
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2023 17:362
  27. Antiphospholipid syndrome (APS), defined by thrombotic events or obstetric complications in the presence of persistently high antiphospholipid antibodies, is characterized by a wide variety of clinical present...

    Authors: Nastaran-Sadat Hosseini, Sharareh Babaei, Hamid Rahimi, Alaleh Gheissari, Banafsheh Sedaghat, Mahsa Pourmahdi-Boroujeni and Bahareh Abtahi-Naeini
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2023 17:375
  28. Gorham–Stout disease is a rare condition with fewer than 400 reported cases in the literature. The presentation of Gorham–Stout disease varies on the basis of location, extent, fracture, and accompanying sympt...

    Authors: Sadegh Saberi, Nima Bagheri, Seyyed Hadi Kalantar, Hana Saffar and Seyyed Saeed Khabiri
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2023 17:360
  29. A lymphoepithelial cyst of the pancreas is a rare benign lesion that is difficult to diagnose preoperatively and challenging in distinguishing from potentially malignant cystic pancreatic neoplasms. A diagnost...

    Authors: Christian Teske, Jürgen Weitz, Frieder Meier, Jens-Peter Kühn and Carina Riediger
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2023 17:359
  30. The purpose of this study is to describe a patient who experienced simultaneous central retinal vein and cilioretinal artery occlusions, as well as perifoveal hemorrhage in the Henle fiber.

    Authors: Hamid Riazi-Esfahani, Nazanin Ebrahimiadib, Nikoo Hamzeh, Kaveh Fadakar and Elias Khalili Pour
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2023 17:355
  31. Pulmonary alveolar proteinosis (PAP) is a rare disease characterized by progressive accumulation of the alveolar surfactant. Whole lung lavage (WLL) using a high volume of warmed saline remains the standard th...

    Authors: Tatsuya Fujihara, Atsuko Shono, Nozomi Katayama, Tetsuro Nikai, Yohei Shiratsuki, Yoshihiro Amano and Yoji Saito
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2023 17:353
  32. Uterine fibroids incarcerated in abdominal wall hernias during pregnancy are rare, with only six cases reported in umbilical hernias. This case report presents the first reported case of an incarcerated uterin...

    Authors: Souhaib Atri, Mahdi Hammami, Meriem Ben Brahim, Houcine Maghrebi and Montassar Kacem
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2023 17:370
  33. At the time of benign gynecological surgery, a prophylactic salpingo-oophorectomy or salpingectomy is increasingly being performed concurrently to reduce the risk of future ovarian and fallopian tube cancer. W...

    Authors: Hikaru Murakami, Satoe Fujiwara, Ruri Nishie, Shoko Ueda, Shinichi Terada, Takashi Yamada and Masahide Ohmichi
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2023 17:351
  34. Hydrocele, an abnormal fluid collection between parietal and visceral layers of the tunica vaginalis, is the commonest cause of scrotal swelling, and it affects all age groups. Calcification of hydrocele sac/w...

    Authors: Yohannis Derbew Molla, Desyibelew Chanie Mekonnen, Cheru Lilay Gebrehiwot, Amanuel Kassa Tadesse, Samuel Addisu Abera and Lidetu Temeche
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2023 17:363
  35. Calcified chronic subdural hematoma is a rare and infrequent diagnosis made in clinical practice according to the literature. Calcification of chronic subdural hematoma is found more frequently in children and...

    Authors: Esayas Adefirs Tefera, Mezgebu Alemneh Assefa and Yohannis Derbew Molla
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2023 17:348
  36. Air rifle injuries can cause significant vascular injuries. This air rifle injury has resulted in a penetrating neck trauma traversing the common carotid artery. There is debate around the need for radiologica...

    Authors: Summer Hassan and Sergei Tchijov
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2023 17:358
  37. Persistent left superior vena cava (PLSVC) is the most common variant of systemic venous drainage. In the absence of the right superior vena cava (RSVC), implantation of a right ventricular pacing lead may be ...

    Authors: Jiří Plášek, Jiří Vrtal, David Šipula, Tomáš Grézl and Jan Václavík
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2023 17:346
  38. Necrotizing fasciitis is an aggressive disease that causes necrosis in the muscular fascia and subcutaneous tissues. The infection spreads rapidly along the fascia and perifascial planes, followed by extension...

    Authors: Radwan El Othman, Fatima Allaw, Antoine Kharsa and Souheil Hallit
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2023 17:345
  39. Endomyocardial fibrosis is a grim disease. It is the most common restrictive cardiomyopathy worldwide, but the exact etiology and pathogenesis both remain unknown. Endomyocardial fibrosis is recurrently associ...

    Authors: Raquel Reis Soares, Maria Clara Martins Avelar, Sofia Lucena Zanetti, Joao Victor Tavares Mendonça Garreto, Vinicius Dinelli Guimaraes, Elisa Soares Ferber, Mayumi de Oliveira Drumond, Matheus Ferber and Leonardo Ferber
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2023 17:361
  40. Ureteral metastasis from gastric cancers are rare and can be a cause of ureteral obstruction. There have been few published case reports in the literature. In this paper, we report an additional case and a rev...

    Authors: Meriem Ait Alla, Tarik Chekrine, Zineb Bouchbika, Nadia Benchakroun, Hassan Jouhadi, Nezha Tawfiq, Houda Chaouki, Farida Marnissi, Mehdi Karkouri and Souha Sahraoui
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2023 17:357
  41. There is a high prevalence of somatoform disorders and medically unexplained symptoms. When it comes to deciding whether a patient is able to work, it is essential to differentiate a somatoform disorder from a...

    Authors: Beatriz Pozuelo Moyano, Catherine Duquenne, Bernard Favrat, Borruat Francois-Xavier, Ioannis Kokkinakis and Konstantinos Tzartzas
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2023 17:340
  42. Leishmaniasis is a rare infectious disease observed in subtropical and tropical areas. This disease that demonstrates different clinical characteristics is caused by intracellular Leishmania protozoan. One of the...

    Authors: Sasan Moogahi, Fateme Tadi Beni, Mehdi Tavalla, Maryam Fasihi-Karami and Forough Kazemi
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2023 17:352

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