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  1. Arteriovenous malformations of the lower urinary tract are uncommon lesions, usually presenting as scrotal masses. A case of recurrent acute scrotal pain mimicking testicular torsion that was attributed to the...

    Authors: Petros Sountoulides, Athanasios Bantis, Irene Asouhidou and Hellen Aggelonidou
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2007 1:110
  2. Extraintestinal manifestations of Crohn's disease may involve the skin, the eyes, the genital mucosa, and the joints. Dermatoses associated with Crohn's disease include neutrophilic dermatoses, erythema nodosu...

    Authors: David Farhi, Paul Duriez, Selim Aractingi, Jacques Cosnes and Kiarash Khosrotehrani
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2007 1:109
  3. We report a case of ipsilateral reexpansion pulmonary edema occurring after the insertion of a chest tube in a patient with spontaneous pneumothorax. The patient received supplemental oxygen via a non-rebreath...

    Authors: Anna Conen, Ladina Joos and Roland Bingisser
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2007 1:107
  4. There are several surgical complications which can occur following simultaneous pancreas-kidney transplantation (SPKT). Although intestinal obstruction is known to be a common complication after any type of ab...

    Authors: Unal Aydin, Pinar Yazici, Huseyin Toz, Cuneyt Hoscoskun and Ahmet Coker
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2007 1:106
  5. Coexistence of pulmonary embolism and systemic arterial embolism suggest the diagnosis of paradoxical embolism which suggests the presence of intracardiac defects such as patent foramen ovale (PFO).

    Authors: Shan Guo, Ingram Roberts and Jose Missri
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2007 1:104
  6. Mullerian adenosarcoma with sarcomatous overgrowth (MASO) is a rare variant of uterine sarcomas, associated with postoperative recurrence, metastases and a fatal outcome. The mean age at diagnosis is 54.5 year...

    Authors: Mirna H Farhat, Elie M Hobeika, Ghada Moumneh and Anwar H Nassar
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2007 1:103
  7. A 56 year old aromatherapist presented with advanced renal failure following chronic coal tar creosote vapour inhalation, and a chronic tubulo-interstitial nephritis was identified on renal biopsy. Following d...

    Authors: Thomas F Hiemstra, Christopher OC Bellamy and Jeremy H Hughes
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2007 1:102
  8. Pulmonary emphysema and bronchiectasis in HIV seropositive patients has been described in the presence of injection drug use, malnutrition, repeated opportunistic infections, such as Pneumocytis jirovici pneumoni...

    Authors: Steven F. J. Callens, Faustin Kitetele, Patricia Lelo, Nicole Shabani, Jean Lusiama, Okitolanda Wemakoy, Robert Colebunders, Frieda Behets and Annelies Van Rie
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2007 1:101
  9. According to the International Headache Society, idiopathic stabbing headache (ISH), an indomethacin-responsive headache syndrome, is a paroxysmal disorder of short duration manifested as head pain occurring a...

    Authors: Mortimer B. O'Connor, Elizabeth Murphy, Mark J. Phelan and Michael J. Regan
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2007 1:100
  10. An accurate, early diagnosis and treatment of adenomatous polyp can curtail progression to colorectal cancer. F-18 fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography (F-18 FDG PET) reveals the biochemical changes...

    Authors: Bhavya Rehani, Richard M. Chasen, Yvonne Dowdy, Ankur Bharija, Martin Satter, Pamela Strohmeyer and Joseph Mantil
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2007 1:99
  11. 2-methylbutyryl-CoA dehydrogenase deficiency or short/branched chain acyl-CoA dehydrogenase deficiency (SBCADD) is caused by a defect in the degradation pathway of the amino acid L-isoleucine.

    Authors: Oivind J. Kanavin, Berit Woldseth, Egil Jellum, Bjorn Tvedt, Brage S. Andresen and Petter Stromme
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2007 1:98
  12. Congenital arhinia is an extremely rare anomaly consisting of an absence of external nasal structures and nasal passages. Fewer than 30 cases have been reported. Patients with a familial absence of the nose ha...

    Authors: Guzin Akkuzu, Babur Akkuzu, Erdinc Aydin, Murat Derbent and Levent Ozluoglu
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2007 1:97
  13. Pregnancy in women with advanced liver disease is rare. In this paper we described the case of a successful pregnancy in a young woman with advanced cirrhosis due to hepatitis B surface antigenemia, hepatitis ...

    Authors: Amna Subhan, Shahab Abid and Wasim Jafri
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2007 1:96
  14. Klinefelter's syndrome is a frequent genetic sexual alteration in males, associated with the 47,XXY aneuploidy. Several syndrome variants are caused by different X and Y polysomy and mosaicisms, including the ...

    Authors: Jesús E. Dueñas-Arias, Maribel Aguilar-Medina, Eliakym Arámbula-Meraz, Juliana B. Valenzuela-Camacho, Angelina Vega-Solano, Julio Granados and Rosalío Ramos-Payán
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2007 1:94
  15. Hydatid disease is common in many parts of the world, and causes considerable health and economic loss. This disease may develop in almost any part of the body.

    Authors: Abdolali Ebrahimi, Majid Assadi, Mohsen Saghari, Mohammad Eftekhari, Amir Gholami, Reza Ghasemikhah and Sakineh Assadi
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2007 1:93
  16. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a common cause of morbidity in the UK and is increasingly seen in elderly patients, often requiring multiple courses of steroids. We present a case of a 72 year ...

    Authors: Alison C. Boland, Elizabeth H. Iveson and Mark W. Elliott
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2007 1:91
  17. Congenital syphilis is a preventable disease and its presence reflects a failure of prenatal care delivery systems, as well as syphilis control programmes. The procedure to prevent congenital syphilis through ...

    Authors: Monica Chaudhary, Bineeta Kashyap and Preena Bhalla
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2007 1:90
  18. Spontaneous regression of metastatic renal cell carcinoma is rarely observed. A case of suspected spontaneous regression of pulmonary metastases following nephrectomy for histologically proven renal cell carci...

    Authors: Katerina Lekanidi, Paraskevi A. Vlachou, Bruno Morgan and Subramaniam Vasanthan
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2007 1:89
  19. Bupropion is approved for the treatment of mood disorders and as an adjuvant medication for smoking cessation. Bupropion is generally well tolerated and considered safe. Two randomized controlled trials of bup...

    Authors: Fawwaz Humayun, Thomas M. Shehab, Joseph A. Tworek and Robert J. Fontana
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2007 1:88
  20. Epidermoid and dermoid cysts represent less than 0.01% of all oral cavity cysts. The cysts can be defined as epidermoid when the lining presents only epithelium, dermoid cysts when skin adnexa are found, and t...

    Authors: Tolga Kandogan, Murat Koç, Enver Vardar, Elif Selek and Özlem Sezgin
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2007 1:87
  21. This paper describes the clinical course of a patient with chronic hepatitis C, genotype 2a/2c, previously treated with Interferon α2b and subsequently with Lymphoblastoid Interferon without any response, and ...

    Authors: Vincenzo Citro, Raffaele Fristachi and Giovanni Tarantino
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2007 1:86
  22. Multiple myeloma can occasionally manifest with joint disease. We report the case of an individual with a progressive bilateral carpal syndrome and a symmetrical severe seronegative polyarthritis and joint swe...

    Authors: Catherine B. Molloy, Rahul A. Peck, Stephen J. Bonny, Simon N. Jowitt, John Denton, Anthony J. Freemont and Abbas A. Ismail
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2007 1:84
  23. Here we present a series of infiltrative ductal carcinoma breast cases (infiltrative ductal carcinoma with central necrosis) so closely mimicking 'DCIS with central comedo necrosis' that on initial morphologic...

    Authors: Shahid Pervez and Hassan Khan
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2007 1:83
  24. Renal angiomyolipomata usually present as incidental findings on routine imaging, but rarely they may give rise to significant haemorrhage. If bleeding occurs, first-line treatment is currently angiography wit...

    Authors: Julekha R Wajed, Simon D Taylor-Robinson, James E Jackson and Gordon WH Stamp
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2007 1:82
  25. We report a rare case of Bowel Associated Dermatosis – Arthritis Syndrome in a young patient with complex Crohn's disease who presented with fever, arthritis, rash and worsening of diarrhea with abdominal pain...

    Authors: Dayavathi Ashok and Patrick Kiely
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2007 1:81
  26. We present the first case reported in the medical literature of a patient with a spontaneous ventral urethral fistula accompanied by severe infection due to diabetes mellitus. A 34-year-old man with poor contr...

    Authors: Stefan Denzinger, Wolf F Wieland, Maximilian Burger and Wolfgang Otto
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2007 1:80
  27. Castleman's disease is a clinicopathological entity associated with lymphoproliferation. We report a case of a 71 year old gentleman who was initially clinically suspected to have lymphoma (owing to clinical f...

    Authors: Brian F Menezes, Rosemary Morgan and Mohammed Azad
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2007 1:78
  28. Dacryocystitis is relatively common, the majority of patients present with pre-septal cellulitis and not an orbital abscess due to anatomical barriers. The authors report a case of dacryocystitis presenting as...

    Authors: Scott E Henney, Mike J Brookes, Kevin Clifford and Anirvan Banerjee
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2007 1:77
  29. Pituitary apoplexy is a life-threatening endocrine emergency that is caused by haemorrhage or infarction of the pituitary gland, commonly within a pituitary adenoma. Patients classically present with headache,...

    Authors: Tricia MM Tan, Carmela Caputo, Amrish Mehta, Emma CI Hatfield, Niamh M Martin and Karim Meeran
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2007 1:74
  30. An 83 year old caucasian gentleman presented with vomiting and left sided abdominal pain. A subsequent upper GI endoscopy demonstrated a large smooth mass impacted within the duodenum. A cholecysto-duodenal fi...

    Authors: Deepak Joshi, Ali Vosough, Tom M Raymond, Chris Fox and Arun Dhiman
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2007 1:73
  31. Three months following a right sided acute epididymitis a 62 year old patient presented with a painless right testicular swelling. Physical examination, scrotal ultrasound and operative exploration suggested m...

    Authors: Roman Ganzer, Maximilian Burger, Matthias Woenckhaus, Wolf Ferdinand Wieland and Andreas Blana
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2007 1:71
  32. Brain abscess results from local or metastatic septic spread to the brain. The primary infectious site is often undetected, more commonly so when it is distant. Unlike pediatric congenital heart disease, minor...

    Authors: Georgios T Stathopoulos, Christina G Mandila, Georgios V Koukoulitsios, Nikodimos G Katsarelis, Michel Pedonomos and Andreas Karabinis
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2007 1:68
  33. The presence of perigraft air is a common finding in the immediate post-operative phase following abdominal aortic aneurysm repair whilst the later appearance of air, in association with elevated inflammatory ...

    Authors: Elizabeth Ball, Gareth Morris-Stiff, Mari Coxon and Michael H Lewis
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2007 1:63

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