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  1. Bacteremia caused by Serratia rubidaea is seldom mentioned in comparison with other Enterobacteriaceae species. It primarily affects immunocompromised patients undergoing invasive procedures. Furthermore, the inc...

    Authors: Asma Mehdi, Ahlem Trifi, Salma Abbes, Eya Seghir, Bedis Tlili, Linda Masseoud, Azzouz Noussair, Asma Ouhibi, Hajer Battikh, Meriam Zribi and Sami Abdellatif
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2023 17:482
  2. Hemophilia is an X-linked, recessive inherited disease caused by a defect or deficiency of one of the coagulation factors (VIII or IX). It is considered a rare disease in females. One of the reasons that hemop...

    Authors: Rawan Al khudari, Duaa Batesh, Roaa Habash and Othman Hamdn
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2023 17:480
  3. SMARCB1, also known as INI1, is a member of a large protein complex involved in chromatin remodeling and thus the regulation of gene expression. It is located on chromosome 22q11.2. SMARCB1 tumors have been fo...

    Authors: Antoine Dubray-Vautrin, Wahib Ghanem, Laurence Bozec, Julie Gonin and Olivier Choussy
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2023 17:479
  4. Undifferentiated carcinomas of the pancreas with osteoclast-like giant cells (UCPOGC) are rare pancreatic neoplasms that account for less than 1% of all pancreatic malignancies. This case report of a 54-year-o...

    Authors: William Chan, Sungmee Park, Layla Shirkhoda, Ryan O’Connell and Roozbeh Houshyar
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2023 17:477
  5. Secondary central nervous system lymphoma (SCNSL) is a known complication of immunocompromised patients with most cases involving the brain parenchyma. Reports of cauda equina syndrome (CES) caused by SCNSL ar...

    Authors: Alexander Tang, David Di Fonzo, Mohammed Redha and Michael Churchill-Smith
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2023 17:476
  6. Congenital erythropoietic porphyria (CEP), also known as pink tooth or Gunther disease, is a rare hereditary disorder caused by an enzyme mutation in the heme biosynthesis pathway, which leads to the accumulat...

    Authors: Javeriah Khan, Muhammad Usman Hashmi, Nabeeha Noor, Ahmad Jamal Khan, Oadi N. Shrateh and Muhammad Junaid Tahir
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2023 17:472
  7. Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory skin disease with a genetic basis. Psoriasis is accepted as a systemic, immune-mediated disease. Hypertension, obesity, metabolic disorders including diabetes mellitus and h...

    Authors: Hamidreza Riasi, Emad Asgari Jafarabadi, Hadis Enayati, Ali Fanoodi, Shiva Salehi, Ali-Reza Jamshidi, Forod Salehi and Azam Rezaee
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2023 17:469
  8. Disparities in cardiovascular outcomes between Māori and non-Māori persist despite technological advances in the treatment of cardiovascular disease and improved service provision. Little is known about how so...

    Authors: Samantha Lisipeki, Bridgette Masters-Awatere, Darrin Hodgetts and Tze Vun Liew
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2023 17:468
  9. We present a case report of an immunocompetent host with presumed sexually transmitted cytomegalovirus proctitis and epididymitis, where there currently is a sparsity of published data.

    Authors: Deborah M. Oyeyemi, Elizabeth Chan, Mason Montano, Annika Belzer, Onyema Ogbuagu, Heidi Zapata and Jessica J. Tuan
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2023 17:489
  10. Cystic echinococcosis (CE) is a parasitic zoonotic disease caused by the larval stage of Echinococcus granulosus. The liver and lungs are the most common sites for infection. Infection of the intradural spine is ...

    Authors: Xiaojie Lao, Diefei Hu, Lei Ji, Tingzheng Zhan, Tiantian Li, Shuming Luo, Xianli Xu, Chunlan Zhang and Maowei Chen
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2023 17:466
  11. Phenylketonuria (PKU) is an autosomal recessive disease that belongs to a group of disorders resulting from inborn errors of protein metabolism. It was the first disease included in neonatal screening. Neonata...

    Authors: Beatriz Ugalde-Abiega, Sinziana Stanescu, Amaya Belanger, Mercedes Martinez-Pardo and Francisco Arrieta
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2023 17:465
  12. Tamoxifen is used in low dose concentrations (20–40 mg per day) as a therapy for breast cancer but is known to have ocular side effects. In this case report, the foveal cone integrity in a tamoxifen-treated pa...

    Authors: Nathan Doble, Elaine M. Wells-Gray, Michael Wells and Stacey S. Choi
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2023 17:464
  13. Cervical epidural hematoma (CEH) is defined as a collection of blood in the suprameningeal space. Mechanisms of this rare pathology include spontaneous, postsurgical, and traumatic as the main subtypes. This u...

    Authors: Robert Dang, Leo Issagholian, Tegan Schmidt, Pasha Raoufi, Cameron C. Neeki and Michael M. Neeki
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2023 17:488
  14. Spinal Cord Stimulation (SCS) is a well-established therapy for refractory neuropathic pain, known for its safety and minimally-invasive nature. However, complications, including surgical site infections (SSIs...

    Authors: Vahid Mohabbati and Mohammadkazem Papan
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2023 17:463
  15. Gastro-pleural and gastro-cutaneous fistulae formation are rare yet life-threatening complications post-bariatric surgery. To our knowledge so far only limited cases of gastro-pleural and gastro-cutaneous fist...

    Authors: Om Parkash, Zahabia Sohail and Natasha Khalid
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2023 17:461
  16. Recurrent episodes of hypoglycemia may be caused by several factors, including drugs, critical illnesses, hormonal deficiency, non-islet cell tumor endogenous hyperinsulinism, and accidental, surreptitious, or...

    Authors: Kibret Enyew Belay, Saba Belay Urge, Yidnekachew Asrat Birhan, Paulos Efrem and Theodros Aberra Alemneh
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2023 17:460
  17. Mycosis fungoides (MF) is the most common form of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL). CTCL are an uncommon, heterogeneous group of non-Hodgkin lymphomas (NHLs) of T- and B-cell origin where the skin is the prima...

    Authors: Jesse Jonathan Kashabano, Eulade Rugengamazi, Subira Bhoke Matiku, Rashid Mussa Mruma and Emmanuel L. Lugina
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2023 17:458
  18. Alpha-1 antitrypsin, also known as alpha1 proteinase inhibitor, is a protein 90% synthesized by hepatocytes. Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency should be suspected if patients have unexplained emphysema or liver d...

    Authors: Anna Annunziata, Alessandra Di Perna, Ilaria Ferrarotti, Antonietta Coppola, Maria Burricco and Giuseppe Fiorentino
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2023 17:475
  19. A limited number of studies have described thrombotic complications in pregnant women with COVID-19. Here we report on fatal pulmonary embolism in a pregnant woman with laboratory confirmed SARS-CoV-2 infection.

    Authors: Yuliya V. Perfilyeva, Saule B. Maukayeva, Yerbol M. Smail, Andrey M. Dmitrovskiy, Yekaterina O. Ostapchuk, Andrey V. Zhigailov, Anna S. Nizkorodova, Zhanna A. Berdygulova, Dinara A. Naizabayeva, Anastassiya V. Perfilyeva, Elina R. Maltseva, Kulyan Zh. Kamytbekova and Yuriy A. Skiba
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2023 17:455
  20. Mitral leaflet perforation (MLP) can rarely be a consequence of aortic valve replacement (AVR), resulting in mitral regurgitation (MR). Determining the cause and severity of MLP following AVR is crucial in pre...

    Authors: Mehrdad Jafari Fesharaki, Tooba Akbari, Fariba Bayat, Erfan Ghadirzadeh and Elham Charkazi
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2023 17:474
  21. The incidence of congenital complete atrioventricular block is estimated to be 1 per 20,000 deliveries. In the fetal period, the fetal mortality rate is high, but the treatment strategy has not yet been establ...

    Authors: Hiroaki Amino, Mao Kinoshita and Masayuki Shibasaki
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2023 17:453
  22. Few reports have described multidisciplinary treatment, including extracorporeal shock wave therapy, for patients with refractory chronic tension-type headache. In this study, we conducted multidisciplinary tr...

    Authors: Toru Takekawa, Toshifumi Chino, Naoki Yamada, Shu Watanabe, Masahiro Abo and Renpei Sengoku
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2023 17:478
  23. We report two cases of biceps brachii and brachialis paralysis due to musculocutaneous nerve injury in which elbow joint flexion was reconstructed using rotational transfer of the latissimus dorsi muscle with ...

    Authors: Yuka Kobayashi, Yoshiyasu Uchiyama, Shinji Yoshida, Ikuo Saito, Takayuki Ishii, Daisuke Nakajima, Shou Yanagisawa and Masahiko Watanabe
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2023 17:454
  24. We present an unusual case of a left axillary lymph node metastasis from a primary dedifferentiated endometrial carcinoma. This pattern of metastasis is likely the result of circulating tumor cells reaching th...

    Authors: Chase William Morrison, Kayvon Nick Sanjasaz, Saul David Nathanson, Supriya Raina-Hukku, David Matthew Pinkney and Alexis Anna Davenport
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2023 17:451
  25. With improved operative techniques pregnancy rates have been rising in patients with anomalies of the extrophy-epispadias-complex, including also female patients with bladder extrophy. Specific risks around pr...

    Authors: Susanne Schrey-Petersen, Martin Lacher and Holger Stepan
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2023 17:450
  26. Septic pulmonary embolism (SPE), deep vein thrombophlebitis (DVT), and acute osteomyelitis (AOM) form a triad that is rarely seen in children and is usually associated with a history of trauma on long bones. U...

    Authors: Mohammad Sheikh Najeeb, Afif Alshwaiki, Nafiza Martini, Tamim Alsuliman, Banan Alkharat and Ali Alrstom
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2023 17:471
  27. Severe forms of depression have been linked to hyperactivity of the subcallosal cingulate cortex. The ability to stimulate the subcallosal cingulate cortex or associated circuits noninvasively and directly wou...

    Authors: Thomas S. Riis, Daniel A. Feldman, Lily C. Vonesh, Jefferson R. Brown, Daniela Solzbacher, Jan Kubanek and Brian J. Mickey
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2023 17:449
  28. Clopidogrel and ticagrelor are rarely reported to cause vasculitis via drug hypersensitivity reaction, largely mediated by T cells and immunoglobulin E (IgE). Despite therapeutic advances, the etiology of refr...

    Authors: Mark Jovanovic and Miso Sabovic
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2023 17:470
  29. Kikuchi–Fujimoto disease is an uncommon systemic disease that mostly affects young women. Kikuchi–Fujimoto disease typically manifests as necrotizing lymphadenopathy, which frequently follows by a fever; howev...

    Authors: Maysam Yousefi, Mohammad Rezaei Zadeh Rukerd, Hanieh Binafar, Sahar Shoaie, Hanieh Mirkamali, Pouria Pourzand and Roxana Kaveh
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2023 17:448
  30. Ventricular septal defect (VSD) is one of the most common congenital cardiac anomalies. Patients with perimembranous VSD may have aortic regurgitation (AR) secondary to prolapse of the aortic cusp.

    Authors: Edmond Haliti, Besim Bytyçi, Michael Y. Henein, Gani Bajraktari and Ibadete Bytyçi
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2023 17:446
  31. Congenital lower urinary tract obstruction (LUTO) is a rare but significant condition affecting fetal urinary tract development. LUTO has a range of etiologies, with posterior urethral valves (PUV) being the m...

    Authors: Max Adriaenssens and Veerle De Boe
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2023 17:445
  32. This paper analyzed the cases of dural arteriovenous fistula (DAVF) with spinal dural arteriovenous fistula (SDAVF) in the diagnosis and treatment process.

    Authors: Peixin Wang, Lele Zhang, Wenqian Zhang, Tiejun Shi, Yikun Sun, Shaojie Cui, Dan Zhang, Fanxuan Kong and Tao Wang
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2023 17:467
  33. The most common source of pyogenic liver abscess is biliary tract infection. Other less common routes include the spread of bacteria from distant foci. However, direct extension of a perinephric infection focu...

    Authors: Octavio J. Salgado, Katherine S. Pesantes-Barros, Beatriz C. Rosales and Lizette Espinosa-Martin
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2023 17:440
  34. Familial Mediterranean fever and Behçet’s disease are distinct disorders that are prevalent in the Mediterranean and Middle Eastern populations. They are characterized by unprovoked inflammatory episodes cause...

    Authors: Adhora Mir, Catherine Ivory and Juthaporn Cowan
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2023 17:438
  35. Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)-induced disease is one of the important causes of flu-like illness in older adults and can cause serious disease in those who are at high-risk medical conditions. During coron...

    Authors: Elham Barahimi, Mehdi Hassani Azad, Zahra Ghaeini Hesarooeyeh, Niloofar Hosseini Hafshejani, Sahar Defaee and Narjes Seddighi
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2023 17:437
  36. Type B lactic acidosis is a rare but serious side effect of metformin use. The risk of metformin-associated lactic acidosis is elevated in renal or liver impairment, heart failure and in metformin overdose. Me...

    Authors: Diana Yusim, Bogdan Tiru, Marat Abdullin, Daniel L. Landry, Spencer Hodgins and Gregory L. Braden
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2023 17:462
  37. Metabolic bone disease causes significant morbidity and mortality, especially when misdiagnosed. With genetic testing, multiple disease pathologies can be analyzed.

    Authors: Mohammed Alsabri, Hannah Street, Aaron Sircy and Bahaaeldin Labib
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2023 17:436
  38. An estimated 119,300 new cases of cervical cancer occur annually in China, accounting for 372,00 deaths. Cutaneous metastasis from cervical cancer is a rare event, with an incidence of 0.1–1.3% and typically a...

    Authors: Ying Dai, Yufei Zhang, Xue Ke, Yunqin Liu and Chunbao Zang
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2023 17:435
  39. Medullary carcinoma of the colon is a rare subtype of colorectal cancer that has a unique, and sometimes varied, clinical and histologic profile. It usually presents in adult patients older than 50 years. Here...

    Authors: Fajer Al-Ishaq, Mahmood Al-Dhaheri, Ali Toffaha, Salwa Awad, Syed Rizvi, Mohamed AbuNada and Mohamed Kurer
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2023 17:434

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  40. Myelin oligodendrocyte glycoprotein antibody-associated disease (MOGAD) is a recently described autoimmune inflammatory disorder of the central nervous system (CNS). There is limited data on the association be...

    Authors: Yohane Gadama, Marié Du Preez, Jonathan Carr, Sarel Theron, Christine Albertyn, Kenneth Ssebambulidde, Deanna Saylor, Naeem Brey and Franclo Henning
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2023 17:457
  41. Shoulder injury related to vaccine administration, defined as shoulder pain and limited range of motion occurring after administration in the upper arm, has been previously reported. The symptom resolved compl...

    Authors: Masahiro Miyano, Yukinori Tsukuda, Shigeto Hiratsuka, Masanari Hamasaki and Norimasa Iwasaki
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2023 17:456
  42. Details of improved gait ability after wide resection of soft tissue sarcomas that necessitate removal of portions of the quadricep muscle have not yet been reported. We describe a patient with improved gait a...

    Authors: Ippei Kitade, Hisashi Oki, Takumi Sakamoto and Akihiko Matsumine
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2023 17:432
  43. Huntington’s disease is an autosomal dominant inherited disorder characterized by personality changes (such as irritability and restlessness) and psychotic symptoms (such as hallucinations and delusions). When...

    Authors: Kazumasa Saigoh, Makito Hirano, Yoshiyuki Mitsui, Itsuki Oda, Atsuko Ikegawa, Makoto Samukawa, Keisuke Yoshikawa, Yuko Yamagishi, Susumu Kusunoki and Yoshitaka Nagai
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2023 17:431
  44. Tirofiban is a nonpeptide glycoprotein IIb/IIIa receptor antagonist used widely in patients subjected to percutaneous coronary intervention. While the usage of tirofiban sets an important clinical benefit, sev...

    Authors: Ze-Mu Wang, Bin Wang, Ya-Fei Li, Bei Chen, Qin Shen, Dian-Fu Li and Lian-Sheng Wang
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2023 17:430
  45. Acute suppurative thyroiditis is a rare and potentially life-threatening disease. A few cases of acute suppurative thyroiditis associated with thyrotoxicosis have been reported in adults. We report a case of a...

    Authors: Zeynab Seyedjavadeyn, Seyed Amir Miratashi Yazdi, Alireza Samimiat and Matin Vahedi
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2023 17:428

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