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    Fluorodeoxyglucose-positron emission tomography/computed tomography imaging features of colloid adenocarcinoma of the lung: a case report

    Colloid adenocarcinoma of the lung is a rare subtype of variants of invasive adenocarcinomas. We report the appearance of this unusual entity on 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/computed tomogr...

    ZhenGuang Wang, MingMing Yu, YueHua Chen and Yan Kong

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:202

    Published on: 27 July 2017

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    Hypercapnic respiratory failure during pregnancy due to polymyositis-related respiratory muscle weakness: a case report

    Polymyositis is a rare medical disorder complicating pregnancy. Ventilatory muscle weakness leading to respiratory failure is an uncommon manifestation of this autoimmune disease. We report a case of life-thre...

    Husain Shabbir Ali, Ibrahim Fawzy Hassan, Saibu George and Abdalrazig Elsadig Fadlelmula

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:203

    Published on: 26 July 2017

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    Hemoglobin Himeji and inconsistent hemoglobin A1c values: a case report

    Hemoglobin A1c is used to evaluate the glycemic control in patients with diabetes and is a risk marker for chronic complications of diabetes. Hemoglobin variants are reported to falsely lower or increase hemog...

    Vânia Guedes, Rita Bettencourt-Silva, Joana Queirós, Maria da Luz Esteves, Maria José Teles and Davide Carvalho

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:201

    Published on: 26 July 2017

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    The challenge in the diagnosis and management of an advanced abdominal pregnancy in a resource-low setting: a case report

    Abdominal pregnancy is a rare form of ectopic pregnancy that is frequently left undiagnosed by inexperienced obstetricians and radiologists. It is associated with higher risk of maternal hemorrhage at any gest...

    Paul N. Tolefac, Martin H. Abanda, Jacqueline Ze Minkande and Eugene Belley Priso

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:199

    Published on: 24 July 2017

  5. Editorial

    How to choose the best journal for your case report

    Since the establishment of the Journal of Medical Case Reports in 2006, the number of journals that publish case reports has increased rapidly, and most of these journals are open access. Open access publishing u...

    Richard A. Rison, Jennifer Kelly Shepphird and Michael R. Kidd

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:198

    Published on: 22 July 2017

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    Bilateral multiple pulmonary artery aneurysms associated with cavitary pulmonary tuberculosis: a case report

    Pulmonary artery aneurysms constitute <1% of aneurysms occurring in the thoracic cavity. Congenital cardiac defects are responsible for the majority (>50%) of cases, however, pulmonary artery aneurysm is a rar...

    Pedro Pallangyo, Frederick Lyimo, Smita Bhalia, Hilda Makungu, Bashir Nyangasa, Flora Lwakatare, Pal Suranyi and Mohamed Janabi

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:196

    Published on: 19 July 2017

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    Primary solitary plasmacytoma of the liver – successful treatment with fractionated stereotactic radiotherapy (Cyberknife®): a case report

    Solitary plasmacytoma of the liver is a very rare and aggressive form of plasma cell dyscrasia. To the best of our knowledge, very few cases have been reported without systemic disease. We reported a rare case...

    Thomas Chalopin, Isabelle Barillot, Jean-Paul Biny, Flavie Arbion, Marie Besson, Maria Santiago-Ribeiro, Eric Piver, Olivier Herault, Emmanuel Gyan and Lotfi Benboubker

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:193

    Published on: 18 July 2017

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    Resectable adenocarcinoma developing in the remnant pancreas 7 years after partial pancreatoduodenectomy for invasive ductal adenocarcinoma of the pancreas: a case report

    Pancreatic adenocarcinoma still has an excessively high mortality rate and resection is the only potentially curative treatment. The postoperative 5-year survival rate is approximately 20% and recurrence devel...

    Lina Frei, Ruedi Stieger, Christian Bayerl, Stefan Breitenstein and Ralph F. Staerkle

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:194

    Published on: 17 July 2017

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    Streptococcal toxic-shock syndrome due to Streptococcus dysgalactiae subspecies equisimilis in breast cancer-related lymphedema: a case report

    Breast cancer-related lymphedema often causes cellulitis and is one of the most common complications after breast cancer surgery. Streptococci are the major pathogens underlying such cellulitis. Among the stre...

    Makoto Sumazaki, Fumi Saito, Hideaki Ogata, Miho Yoshida, Yorichika Kubota, Syunsuke Magoshi and Hironori Kaneko

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:191

    Published on: 14 July 2017

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    Brugada syndrome in a patient with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: a case report

    Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is a fatal neuromuscular disorder characterized by progressive death of the upper and lower motor neurons in the central nervous system. Patients with this disease die mostly as a...

    Anusha Battineni, Rohit Gummi, Naresh Mullaguri and Raghav Govindarajan

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:192

    Published on: 14 July 2017

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    Extensive colorectal lymphomatous polyposis complicated by acute intestinal obstruction: a case report

    Multiple lymphomatous polyposis is a rare type of gastrointestinal lymphoma that extensively infiltrates the intestine. Multiple lymphomatous polyposis originates from the mantle zone of the lymphoma follicle ...

    Jaques Waisberg, Amanda do Val Anderi, Pedro Augusto Soffner Cardoso, José Henrique Miranda Borducchi, Demetrius Eduardo Germini, Maria Isete Fares Franco and Cidia Vasconcellos

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:190

    Published on: 13 July 2017

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    Successful pregnancy after mucinous cystic neoplasm with invasive carcinoma of the pancreas in a patient with polycystic ovarian syndrome: a case report

    The incidence of invasive cancer within a mucinous cystic neoplasm of the pancreas varies between 6 and 36%. Polycystic ovarian syndrome is a disorder characterized by hyperandrogenism and anovulatory infertil...

    Conisha Holloman, S. J. Carlan, Lohini Sundharkrishnan, Angela Guzman and Mario Madruga

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:188

    Published on: 11 July 2017

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    Mycoplasma pneumoniae as a cause of vulvar ulcers in a non-sexually active girl: a case report

    Non-sexually active young females very rarely develop genital ulcers. Such ulcers pose a diagnostic challenge as well as physical and emotional distress for patients and family; therefore, the search for their...

    Maria G. Koliou, Talia Kakourou, Jan Richter, Christina Christodoulou and Elpidoforos S. Soteriades

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:187

    Published on: 9 July 2017

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    Prolonged and high dosage of tigecycline – successful treatment of spondylodiscitis caused by multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii: a case report

    The incidence of infectious spondylodiscitis has been increasing over the last few years. This reflects the expanding elderly and immunocompromised populations and the rising implementation of invasive spinal ...

    Olga Tsachouridou, Adamantini Georgiou, Sideris Nanoudis, Theofilos Chrysanthidis, Georgia Loli, Petros Morfesis, Pantelis Zebekakis and Symeon Metallidis

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:186

    Published on: 8 July 2017

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    Mesenteric cysts and mesenteric venous thrombosis leading to intestinal necrosis in pregnancy managed with laparotomy: a case report and review of the literature

    Mesenteric cyst is a rare clinical entity especially in pregnancy; therefore, few cases have been reported in the literature. The standard method of their treatment is surgical excision either with laparotomy ...

    Aris Giannos, Sofoklis Stavrou, Nikolaos Goumalatsos, George Fragkoulidis, Eleni Chra, Dimitrios Argiropoulos, Dimitrios Loutradis and Peter Drakakis

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:184

    Published on: 7 July 2017

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    Unusual acute lupus hemophagocytic syndrome – a test of diagnostic criteria: a case report

    Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis is an aggressive life-threatening syndrome of excessive immune activation. Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis due to systemic lupus erythematosus is described as acute lupus ...

    Wijetunga Mudalige Udai Akalanka Wijetunga, Ravindra Laxman Satarasinghe, Balasuriya Mudiyanselage Dayananda and Ganhewage Kokila Darshani

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:185

    Published on: 7 July 2017

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    Partial response of pulmonary adenocarcinoma with symptomatic brain metastasis to nivolumab plus high-dose oral corticosteroid: a case report

    Nivolumab, a monoclonal antibody targeting the programmed death-1 receptor, is indicated in locally advanced or metastatic non-small cell lung cancer, with progression after platinum-based chemotherapy. Up-to-...

    Hélène Pluchart, Julian Pinsolle, Julien Cohen, Gilbert R. Ferretti, Pierrick Bedouch, Matteo Giaj Levra, Anne-Claire Toffart and Denis Moro-Sibilot

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:183

    Published on: 6 July 2017

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    Possible gasoline-induced chronic liver injury due to occupational malpractice in a motor mechanic: a case report

    Hydrocarbon-induced occupational liver injury is a well-known clinical entity among petroleum industry workers. There are many types of hydrocarbon exposure, with inhalation being the most common. Hydrocarbon-...

    Mahesh Lakmal Gunathilaka, Madunil Anuk Niriella, Nathasha Vihangi Luke, Chathura Lakmal Piyarathna, Rohan Chaminda Siriwardena, Arjuna Priyadarshin De Silva and Hithanadura Janaka de Silva

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:179

    Published on: 3 July 2017

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    Serum cytokine profile in pediatric Sweet’s syndrome: a case report

    Sweet’s syndrome is characterized by fever, leukocytosis, and tender erythematous papules or nodules. It is a rare condition, particularly in the pediatric population, and has recently been proposed to be an a...

    Yoshihiko Takano, Hisanori Fujino, Akihiro Yachie and Shin-ichi Sumimoto

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:178

    Published on: 2 July 2017

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