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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. Echinococcosis rates vary in different parts of the world. Italy is regarded as a middle to high risk country with over 1,000 cases requiring surgery each year. Liver (45–75%) and lung (10–50%) are the most fr...

    Authors: Gianlorenzo Dionigi, Gianpaolo Carrafiello, Chiara Recaldini, Fausto Sessa, Luigi Boni, Francesca Rovera and Renzo Dionigi
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2007 1:61
  26. Hilar or mediastinal lymphadenopathy is not included in the wide spectrum of radiologic findings associated with bronchiolitis obliterans-organizing pneumonia (BOOP). We present a patient who presented with ex...

    Authors: Seema Varma, Shilpi Gupta, Raymond ElSoueidi, Meekoo Dhar, Jotica Talwar and Neville Mobarakai
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2007 1:60
  27. Renovascular hypertension is defined as hypertension caused by renal artery stenosis. The two main etiologies are atherosclerosis and fibromuscular dysplasia. Fibromuscular dysplasia in an accessory renal arte...

    Authors: Abdel-Rauf Zeina, Wolfson Vladimir and Elisha Barmeir
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2007 1:58
  28. The authors describe the case of a large hepatocellular adenoma diagnosed in a 30-year old woman who came to us complaining of acute pain in the upper abdominal quadrants. The patient had been taking an oral c...

    Authors: Luigi Sandonato, Calogero Cipolla, Giuseppa Graceffa, Tommaso V. Bartolotta, Sergio Li Petri, Oriana Ciacio, Fabio Cannizzaro and Mario A. Latteri
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2007 1:57
  29. Fluoroquinolone-associated tendinopathy is well described. This adverse effect however does not appear to be widely known among medical practitioners. We hereby described a case of ciprofloxacin-associated ten...

    Authors: Wan-Fai Ng and Michael Naughton
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2007 1:55
  30. Brucellosis is a multi-system disease that may present with a broad spectrum of clinical manifestations. While hepatic involvement in brucellosis is not rare, it may rarely involve the kidney or display with c...

    Authors: Farzin Khorvash, Ammar H. Keshteli, Mohaddeseh Behjati, Mansoor Salehi and Alireza Emami Naeini
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2007 1:53
  31. Blunt injuries to the gallbladder occur rarely, and the incidence of isolated damage to the gallbladder is even smaller. We report a case of delayed presentation of isolated rupture of the gallbladder followin...

    Authors: Jonathan Bainbridge, Hossam Shaaban, Nick Kenefick and Christopher P. Armstrong
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2007 1:52
  32. Primary malignant melanoma of the oesophagus is a rare neoplasm comprising less than 0.2% of all primary oesophageal neoplasms. There are fewer than 250 reported cases in worldwide literature. Several reports ...

    Authors: Justin Kelly, Mary Leader and Patrick Broe
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2007 1:50
  33. A wide variety of anomalies may occur as a result of the vitellointestinal duct (VID) failing to obliterate completely. Most reports on symptomatic VID focus on Meckel's diverticulum, while other anomalies are...

    Authors: Prashant N. Mohite, Ashok M. Bhatnagar, Virsing P. Hathila and Jitendra H. Mistry
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2007 1:49

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