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  1. 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

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    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

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    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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    Human immunodeficiency virus infection acquired through a traditional healer’s ritual: a case report

    Globally, over 36 million people were infected with human immunodeficiency virus by the end of 2015. The Sub-Saharan African region home to less than one-fifth of the global population disproportionately harbo...

    Pedro Pallangyo, Paulina Nicholaus, Henry Mayala, Andrew Kabeho, Anna Nkinda and Mohamed Janabi

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:301

    Published on: 26 October 2017

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    Treatment of orofacial granulomatosis: a case report

    Orofacial granulomatosis is a relatively recent term coined by Wiesenfield et al. in 1985 to define granulomatous lesions of oral mucosa without intestinal involvement. When it presents in a triad encompassing fa...

    Maaz B. Badshah, Saqib Walayat, Umair Ahmed, Sonu Dhillon, Sherri Yong, Sunanda Kane and Shoba Thievanayagam

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:300

    Published on: 25 October 2017

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    An unusual complication of the traditional treatment of a closed fracture – generalized tetanus: a case report

    Tetanus is a severe infectious disease that can lead to death. The clinical manifestations are due to an exotoxin secreted by Clostridium tetani, a spore-producing Gram-positive bacillus. The penetration of the g...

    Landry W. Tchuenkam, Emmanuel K. Ndame, Marc L. Guifo, Celestin Danwang, Ginette C. Kalla and Arthur Essomba

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:298

    Published on: 24 October 2017

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    Successful bridge to recovery in fulminant myocarditis using a biventricular assist device: a case report

    Fulminant myocarditis is a life-threatening disease, and myocardial damage expands the right ventricle as well as the left ventricle in some cases. There is a mortality rate of over 40% in patients with fulmin...

    Yusuke Adachi, Osamu Kinoshita, Masaru Hatano, Yukako Shintani, Noritsugu Naito, Mitsutoshi Kimura, Kan Nawata, Daisuke Nitta, Hisataka Maki, Kazutaka Ueda, Eisuke Amiya, Eiki Takimoto, Issei Komuro and Minoru Ono

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:295

    Published on: 24 October 2017

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    Opsoclonus myoclonus syndrome in a patient with Japanese encephalitis: a case report

    Opsoclonus myoclonus syndrome is a rare neurological disorder that usually manifests as a paraneoplastic phenomenon. Although some viruses are reported to cause this condition, opsoclonus myoclonus syndrome by...

    Subatharshini Sountharalingam, H. M. M. T. B. Herath, Dharshana Wijegunasinghe and Sunethra Senanayke

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:294

    Published on: 23 October 2017

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    A large bladder stone caused by the intravesical migration of an intrauterine contraceptive device: a case report

    A wide variety of complications due to the extrauterine migration of intrauterine contraceptive devices have been reported in the literature. Here we describe the case of a large bladder stone formed around a ...

    W. S. L. De Silva, K. A. S. U. A. Kodithuwakku, G. U. E. Aponsu, R. M. M. Rathnayake and E. Rajasegaram

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:293

    Published on: 22 October 2017

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    Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging-indeterminate/negative cardiac sarcoidosis revealed by 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose-positron emission tomography: two case reports and a review of the literature

    Sarcoidosis is an inflammatory disorder of immune dysregulation characterized by non-caseating granulomas that can affect any organ. Cardiac sarcoidosis is an under-recognized entity that has a heterogeneous p...

    S. C. Sasson, R. Russo, T. Chung, G. Chu, I. Hunyor, J. Williamson, A. Murad, A. Kane, S. Riminton and S. Limaye

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:291

    Published on: 20 October 2017

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    Large cell neuroendocrine carcinoma of the kidney with cardiac metastasis: a case report

    Primary large cell neuroendocrine carcinoma of the kidney is a rare and generally very aggressive disease. We present a case of a patient with primary large cell neuroendocrine carcinoma of the kidney with car...

    Moeka Shimbori, Kimito Osaka, Takashi Kawahara, Ryo Kasahara, Sayuki Kawabata, Kazuhide Makiyama, Keiichi Kondo, Noboru Nakaigawa, Shoji Yamanaka and Masahiro Yao

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:297

    Published on: 20 October 2017

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    Primary small cell carcinoma of the breast: a case report

    Neuroendocrine breast cancer is a rare entity that was defined in 2003 by the World Health Organization as a separate breast cancer subtype. The diagnosis of neuroendocrine breast cancer requires the presence ...

    Iman Abou Dalle, Jaber Abbas, Fouad Boulos, Ziad Salem and Hazem I. Assi

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:290

    Published on: 19 October 2017

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    Epoetin β pegol (continuous erythropoietin receptor activator, CERA) is another choice for the treatment of anemia in myelodysplastic syndrome: a case report

    In most patients, anemia is present when myelodysplastic syndrome is diagnosed. Although darbepoetin α is the first-choice supportive therapy for low-risk myelodysplastic syndrome, half of all patients develop...

    Tatsuyoshi Ikenoue, Hiroshi Naito, Tetsuya Kitamura and Hideki Hattori

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:296

    Published on: 19 October 2017

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    Successful treatment of a recurrent granulation polyp in the airways with high-dose-rate brachytherapy: a case report

    Benign central airway tumors are very rare diseases. Their unspecific symptoms are responsible for late diagnosis. Endoscopic interventions with different techniques and tools are widely used for their treatme...

    M. Polke, J. Oelmann-Avendano, A. Warth, C. P. Heussel, F. J. F. Herth and R. Eberhardt

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:289

    Published on: 18 October 2017

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    Unexpected hypotension in catecholamine reversal: a case report

    Catecholamine agents are commonly used to support circulation; however, they may cause unexpected hypotension in a special situation. Here we describe the first unexpected case of hypotension in response to ca...

    Yohei Okada, Wataru Ishi, Hiromichi Narumiya and Ryoji Liduka

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:285

    Published on: 6 October 2017

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