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  1. Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease is defined as an inherited disorder characterized by renal cyst formation due to mutations in the PKD1 or PKD2 gene, whereas tuberous sclerosis complex is an autosomal...

    Authors: Kenji Gonda, Takanori Akama, Takayuki Nakamura, Eiko Hashimoto, Naomi Kyoya, Yuichi Rokkaku, Yuko Maejima, Shoichiro Horita, Kazunoshin Tachibana, Noriko Abe, Tohru Ohtake, Kenju Shimomura, Koji Kono, Shigehira Saji, Seiichi Takenoshita and Eiji Higashihara

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:381

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  2. Total occlusion of the left main coronary artery is a very rare finding in coronary angiography because of its highly lethal nature. Right coronary artery dominance and extensive collateral circulation are the...

    Authors: Younes Moutakiallah, Reda Mounir, Amir Aden Ali, Fouad Nya, Aniss Seghrouchni, Noureddine Atmani, Abdelmajid Bouzerda, Zouhair Lakhal, Mohamed Drissi and Mahdi Aithoussa

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:380

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  3. Oophoritis, a complication of mumps, is said to affect only 5% of all postpubertal women. In this report, we present a case of a 31-year-old Iranian woman with amenorrhea and infertility due to an infantile ut...

    Authors: Parviz Shahabi, Shiva Asadzadeh, Hossein Bannazadeh Baghi and Behnaz Sadeghzadeh Oskouei

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:379

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  4. Fibroadenoma is the most prevalent benign breast lesion that generally affects middle-aged women; it is rare in adolescents and younger children. The transformation into malignancy is not common. However, mult...

    Authors: Sawsan Ismail, Sara Alaidi, Sarah Jouni, Yahya Kassab and Zuheir Al-Shehabi

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:378

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  5. Paragangliomas and pheochromocytomas are sympathetic or parasympathetic tumors derived from the paraganglia and the adrenal medulla, respectively. Paragangliomas and pheochromocytomas can be sporadic or famili...

    Authors: Lara Marchetti, Luca Perrucci, Francesca D’Ercole, Maria Chiara Zatelli, Maria Rosaria Ambrosio, Melchiore Giganti and Aldo Carnevale

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:376

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  6. Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans is a rare soft tissue malignancy that, if left untreated, can be locally destructive and life-threatening. Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans is uncommon in the breast, and the sim...

    Authors: Matthew W. McGee, Sarag A. Boukhar, Varun Monga, Ronald Weigel and Sneha D. Phadke

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:374

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  7. Elevation in body temperature within the first 24 hours of ischemic stroke is fairly common and known to be associated with worse outcomes. Only after thoroughly ruling out infection and the noninfectious etio...

    Authors: L. G. Giaccari, M. C. Pace, M. B. Passavanti, P. Sansone, V. Esposito, C. Aurilio and V. Pota

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:373

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  8. Metformin has been widely used as a first-line agent to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus. Lactic acidosis is a rare but serious adverse effect in patients treated with metformin. Recent studies noted a correlati...

    Authors: Hiroki Kinoshita, Machi Yanai, Koichi Ariyoshi, Motozumi Ando and Ryo Tamura

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:371

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  9. De Morsier syndrome, or septo-optic dysplasia, is a rare, heterogeneous, complex condition with a highly variable phenotype. It is characterized by optic nerve hypoplasia, pituitary gland hypoplasia, and midli...

    Authors: Insiyah A. Amiji, Ummulkheir H. Mohamed, Adelina G. Rutashobya, Mariam Mngoya, Nicole Schoenmann, Helga E. Naburi and Karim P. Manji

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:370

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  10. A small percentage of patients with foreign body ingestion develop complications, which have a variety of clinical presentations. Less than 1% of cases require surgical intervention. We present a patient with ...

    Authors: Kiyomitsu Kuwahara, Yasuji Mokuno, Hideo Matsubara, Hirokazu Kaneko, Mikihiro Shamoto and Shinsuke Iyomasa

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:369

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  11. Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis is generally preceded by an infection, and it is usually self-limiting and non-recurrent. However, when there are multiple attacks of acute disseminated encephalomyelitis f...

    Authors: Pablo A. Ledesma, Juan Carlos Guerra, Manuel Burbano, Patricio Procel and Luis Alberto Pedroza

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:368

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  12. Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura is an autoimmune disease that carries a high mortality. Very few case reports in the literature have described a relationship between Graves disease and thrombotic thrombocy...

    Authors: Saira Chaughtai, Ijaz Khan, Varsha Gupta, Zeeshan Chaughtai, Raquel Ong, Arif Asif and Mohammad A. Hossain

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:377

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  13. Autosomal recessive renal polycystic kidney disease occurs in 1 in 20,000 live births. It is caused by mutations in both alleles of the PKHD1 gene. Management of delivery in cases of suspected autosomal recessive...

    Authors: Sarah Belin, Cristina Delco, Paloma Parvex, Sylviane Hanquinet, Siv Fokstuen, Begoña Martinez de Tejada and Isabelle Eperon

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:366

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  14. Osteogenesis imperfecta is a rare connective tissue disorder of varying phenotypic presentations. In pregnancies complicated by osteogenesis imperfecta, there is an increased risk to both the mother and fetus.

    Authors: Felix Chamunyonga, Kudzaishe Lloyd Masendeke and Bismark Mateveke

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:363

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  15. Abdominal pseudocysts comprising cerebrospinal fluid are an uncommon but significant complication in patients with ventriculoperitoneal shunt. We present a successfully treated 12-year-old boy with a history o...

    Authors: Yasuhiro Koide, Takaaki Osako, Masahiro Kameda, Hiromi Ihoriya, Hirotsugu Yamamoto, Noritomo Fujisaki, Toshiyuki Aokage, Tetsuya Yumoto, Isao Date, Hiromichi Naito and Atsunori Nakao

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:361

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  16. Untreated syphilis may lead to severe complications. This infection has recently re-emerged in developed countries with a high number of cases coinfected with human immunodeficiency virus. In these patients, t...

    Authors: Nina Yancheva, Elena Petrova and Tatyana Tchervenyakova

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:360

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  17. Gross hematuria caused by rupture of an artery in the urinary tract is a rare but potentially fatal condition. Iliac artery aneurysms, pelvic surgery with radiation, vascular reconstructive surgery, surgery fo...

    Authors: Luan Jaha, Vlora Ismaili-Jaha, Bekim Ademi, Fahredin Veselaj, Destan Kryeziu, Bujar Gjikolli, Agreta Gecaj-Gashi, Adhurim Koshi and Art Jaha

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:359

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  18. Pyoderma gangrenosum is a rare, idiopathic, inflammatory, neutrophilic dermatitis characterized by sterile skin ulceration. It can be associated with an underlying pathology, especially inflammatory bowel dise...

    Authors: Fousséni Alassani, Panawe Kassang, Efoe-Ga Amouzou, Boyodi Tchangai, Kossi Abossisso Sakiye, Tchin Darré, Bayaki Saka and Komla Attipou

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:372

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  19. Scrub typhus is an acute infectious zoonotic disease caused by Orientia tsutsugamushi. Multi-organ dysfunction secondary to scrub typhus is hard to diagnose and has a high mortality rate. Only one case of scrub t...

    Authors: Weijia Li, Lei Huang and Weixing Zhang

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:358

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  20. Proteinase 3-antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody has been reported to be positive in 5–10% of cases of renal injury complicated by infective endocarditis; however, histological findings have rarely been report...

    Authors: Katsunori Yanai, Yoshio Kaku, Keiji Hirai, Shohei Kaneko, Saori Minato, Yuko Mutsuyoshi, Hiroki Ishii, Taisuke Kitano, Mitsutoshi Shindo, Haruhisa Miyazawa, Kiyonori Ito, Yuichiro Ueda, Masahiro Hiruta, Susumu Ookawara, Yoshihiko Ueda and Yoshiyuki Morishita

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:356

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  21. Traumatic hemipelvectomy is a catastrophic fracture of the pelvis as a result of high-energy trauma, such as in a car accident. There have been few case reports of traumatic hemipelvectomy because many of thes...

    Authors: Ayako Kamitomo, Minoru Hayashi, Ryohei Tokunaka, Yuki Yoshida, Sayo Tatsuta and Yoshie Sasaki

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:355

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  22. We report a case of successful prolonged cardiopulmonary resuscitation (5 hours and 44 minutes) following severe accidental hypothermia with cardiac arrest treated without rewarming on extracorporeal life supp...

    Authors: Melanie Kuhnke, Roland Albrecht, Joerg C. Schefold and Peter Paal

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:354

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  23. Chemical coping is an inappropriate method for dealing with stress through the use of opioids; it is considered the stage prior to abuse and dependence. In patients with cancer, it is important to evaluate the...

    Authors: Mototsugu Miura, Kenkichi Tsuruga and Yuji Morimoto

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:353

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  24. Neurofibromatosis type 1 has a higher prevalence of pheochromocytoma and paraganglioma than the general population: 1.0–5.7% versus 0.2–0.6%. Currently, there are no generally accepted guidelines for screening...

    Authors: Juan Wang, Guohua Wei, Zhongyun Wang and He Huang

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:349

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  25. Primary urethral cancer is exceedingly rare, resulting in a limitation in clinicians’ experience, and an accurate diagnosis is often delayed due to the non-specific clinical presentation. Here, we present this...

    Authors: Huan Chen, Li Li Zou, Chuan Jiang Dong, Tao Li and Zi Qiang Dong

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:365

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  26. Thymomas are known to be associated with myasthenia gravis and Good syndrome. Good syndrome is the association of thymoma with combined B cell and T cell immunodeficiency. The combination of all three diseases...

    Authors: Shiran Paranavitane, Sumana Handagala, Rajiva De Silva and Thashi Chang

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:348

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  27. Leptospirosis is a reemerging zoonosis with a worldwide distribution and a wide range of clinical manifestations. We report a case of leptospirosis meningitis in a previously healthy woman infected by her pet ...

    Authors: Anne Christine Nordholm, Lars Haukali Omland, Steen Villumsen, Imad Al-Subeihe and Terese L. Katzenstein

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:362

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  28. Actinomycosis is a chronic, slowly progressive infection caused by the Actinomyces species. Lumbar vertebral involvement of Actinomyces israelii is extremely rare; this is the first case report of lumbar vertebra...

    Authors: Yutaka Yamada, Chiharu Kinoshita and Hirokazu Nakagawa

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:351

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  29. Linear cutaneous lupus erythematosus (LE) is an unusual form of LE-specific cutaneous condition, occurring in children and young adults. Due to its rarity, the diagnosis of linear cutaneous LE can be difficult...

    Authors: Sasipaka Sindhusen, Kumutnart Chanprapaph and Suthinee Rutnin

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:350

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  30. Type A insulin resistance syndrome, one type of the hereditary insulin resistance syndromes, is a rare disorder. Patients with type A insulin resistance syndrome are nonobese and demonstrate severe hyperinsuli...

    Authors: Lu Lin, Cunren Chen, Tuanyu Fang, Daoxiong Chen, Kaining Chen and Huibiao Quan

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:347

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  31. The definition of electrical storm is still debated. For example, an electrical storm is defined as a clustering of three or more separate episodes of ventricular tachycardia/ventricular fibrillation within 24...

    Authors: Sayaka Ohsawa, Hiroki Isono, Eiji Ojima, Masahiro Toyama, Yasuhisa Kuroda, Shigeyuki Watanabe and Toshikazu Abe

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:346

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  32. Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis is a rare hematological syndrome characterized by excessive and uncontrolled activation of the immune system. The often nonspecific nature of early symptoms and the potential...

    Authors: Jenny Y. Zhou, Jordan A. Martinez and John Paul Shen

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:345

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  33. Kawasaki disease is an acute, febrile vasculitis of childhood that affects medium-sized arteries, predominantly the coronary arteries. It is a multisystem disease; therefore, it may present with non-cardiac fi...

    Authors: Elif Arslanoglu Aydin, Selcan Demir, Orkun Aydin, Yelda Bilginer and Seza Ozen

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:344

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  34. Pituitary abscess is a rare condition with nonspecific symptoms that can be delayed. Proper diagnosis needs to occur preoperatively so that the management can be set up accordingly. Accurate diagnosis is chall...

    Authors: Yaotse Elikplim Nordjoe, Suzanne Rita Aubin Igombe, Fatima Zahra Laamrani and Laila Jroundi

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:342

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  35. Kagami–Ogata syndrome is also known as paternal uniparental disomy 14 and related disorders and is caused by abnormal genomic imprinting in the long arm of the chromosome 14q32.2 region. Its clinical manifesta...

    Authors: Haipeng Huang, Yukiko Mikami, Kosuke Shigematsu, Nozomi Uemura, Mamiko Shinsaka, Ayaka Iwatani, Fumihito Miyake, Kazuhiko Kabe, Yasushi Takai, Masahiro Saitoh, Kazunori Baba and Hiroyuki Seki

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:340

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  36. This case series describes, for the first time, to the author’s knowledge, a novel treatment for coccydynia. Tarsal tunnel block with lignocaine only brought relief of chronic coccydynia lasting more than 6 mo...

    Authors: Amjid Hammodi

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:339

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  37. Myocarditis is an uncommon manifestation of systemic lupus erythematosus in which the clinical presentation can range from subclinical to life-threatening. We report cases of two patients who presented to our ...

    Authors: Shamma Ahmad Al-Nokhatha, Hiba Ibrahim Khogali, Maryam Abdulla Al Shehhi and Imad Tarik Jassim

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:343

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  38. Myotonic dystrophy type 1 is an autosomal dominant disorder characterized by muscle weakness, myotonia, cataracts, and cardiac conduction defects; it is associated with expansions of cytosine-thymine-guanine r...

    Authors: Sarah C. Sasson, Alastair Corbett, Andrew J. McLachlan, R. Chen, S. A. Adelstein, Sean Riminton and Sandhya Limaye

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:338

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  39. In the United States, cocaine is a commonly used drug of abuse. It is also a recognized contributing factor for both hemorrhagic and ischemic strokes. However, cocaine-induced basilar artery thrombosis has rar...

    Authors: Osman Ali, Mark G. Bueno, Trinh Duong-Pham, Nuwan Gunawardhana, Dena H. Tran, Robert D. Chow and Avelino C. Verceles

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:337

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  40. Subacute combined degeneration of the spinal cord is a potentially reversible myelopathy typically associated with vitamin B12 deficiency. There is predominant involvement of spinal cord posterior and lateral ...

    Authors: Paula Loveland, Aaron Wong, Vinojini Vivekanandam and Wen Kwang Lim

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:336

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  41. There have been several reports of spontaneous closure and reopening of a macular hole, however, in most of those cases, it was observed in eyes post vitrectomy. Here, we report a case of multiple episodes of ...

    Authors: Makiko Miyamoto, Kazuhiro Shimizu, Yohei Sato, Bunsei Konose, Natsuko Mano, Hiroko Watanabe and Tsunehiko Ikeda

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:335

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  42. Inflammation of the pituitary gland can occur in a variety of primary or secondary disorders. Idiopathic granulomatous hypophysitis is a rare inflammatory disease of the pituitary gland that can closely mimic ...

    Authors: Guive Sharifi, Mohammad Reza Mohajeri-Tehrani, Behrouz Navabakhsh, Bagher Larijani and Touraj Valeh

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:334

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  43. Spinocerebellar ataxia type 8 is an uncommon genetic condition and presents with gait disturbances, ataxia, dysarthria, nystagmus, and cognitive and psychiatric abnormalities. Seizures are extremely uncommon i...

    Authors: Arun Swaminathan

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:333

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  44. Giant parathyroid adenoma is a rare type of parathyroid adenoma defined as weighing > 3.5 g. They present as primary hyperparathyroidism but with more elevated laboratory findings and more severe clinical pres...

    Authors: Mohamed S. Al-Hassan, Menatalla Mekhaimar, Walid El Ansari, Adham Darweesh and Abdelrahman Abdelaal

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:332

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