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  1. The condition of mediastinal chondrosarcoma causing severe airway compression has never been reported before, and its complexity makes its surgical management challenging. We implemented two new techniques to ...

    Authors: Sen-Ei Shai, Yi-Ling Lai, Hsin-Ni Li and Shih-Chieh Hung

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2020 14:14

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  2. Morgagni hernia is a rare form of congenital diaphragmatic hernia with a prevalence of 2–3%. It occurs due to a defect on the anterior part of the diaphragm, which allows abdominal organs to penetrate into the...

    Authors: Mujtaba Mohamed, Alsadiq Al-Hillan, Jay Shah, Eugene Zurkovsky, Arif Asif and Mohammad Hossain

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2020 14:13

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  3. Epstein-Barr virus is associated with many human hematopoietic neoplasms; however, Epstein-Barr virus-positive mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue lymphoma is extremely rare. In routine clinical practice, detect...

    Authors: Vadim R. Gorodetskiy, Natalya A. Probatova, Dmitry M. Konovalov, Natalya V. Ryzhikova, Yulia V. Sidorova, Andrey B. Sudarikov and Olga V. Mukhortova

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2020 14:12

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  4. Thrombosis of the internal jugular vein occasionally occurs in association with long-term placement of a central venous catheter; however, such complications rarely involve calcification within the blood vesse...

    Authors: Tomoya Takami, Keisuke Fukuda, Koji Yasuda, Nozomi Kasyu, Hiroyuki Yoshitake, Kotaro Hatano, Naoki Kataoka, Tomoyuki Yamaguchi, Masafumi Tomita, Yoshiharu Shono and Shinichiro Makimoto

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2020 14:10

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  5. True thymic hyperplasia is a rare condition characterized by enlargement of the thymus while its normal structure is retained. True thymic hyperplasia is known to accompany Graves’ disease, but no association ...

    Authors: Takumi Kiwaki, Hiroyuki Tanaka, Yutaka Akiyama, Mayumi Akaki, Masaki Tomita and Hiroaki Kataoka

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2020 14:9

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  6. Pyoderma gangrenosum is a rare ulcerating skin disease of unknown etiology, making its coincidence with orthopedic trauma a rare challenge. Patients are at risk of progression of the existing lesions and devel...

    Authors: Anna Antoni, Franz Trautinger, Thomas Heinz and Stefan Hajdu

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2020 14:8

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  7. Thrombotic microangiopathy is a pathological condition comprised of microvascular thrombosis involving any organ of the body leading to thrombocytopenia, Coombs-negative hemolytic anemia, and end-organ damage....

    Authors: B. M. D. B. Basnayake, A. W. M. Wazil, N. Nanayakkara, S. M. D. K. Samarakoon, E. M. S. K. Senavirathne, B. U. E. W. D. R. Thangarajah, N. Karunasena and R. M. B. S. S. Mahanama

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2020 14:11

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  8. Pazopanib is a multitarget tyrosine kinase inhibitor used in the treatment of renal cancer and soft tissue sarcoma. Its use is commonly associated with a number of side effects, such as hemorrhagic diathesis, ...

    Authors: Ivana Puliafito, Alessio Russo, Dorotea Sciacca, Caterina Puglisi and Dario Giuffrida

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2020 14:7

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  9. Hydatid cyst is rarely located in soft tissues. This case of a hydatid cyst over the plantar surface of our patient’s foot is one of the rarest presentations.

    Authors: Biniam Ewnte

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2020 14:6

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  10. The Landscape Montage Technique was originally developed by Hisao Nakai, a Japanese psychiatrist, to pursue the possibility and application of a psychotherapeutic approach using drawing for patients with schiz...

    Authors: Masahiko Takaya, Kazunari Ishii, Isao Kubota and Osamu Shirakawa

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2020 14:5

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  11. Multiple primary malignant neoplasms are not frequent but are increasing in incidence. Some of them are associated with genetic syndromes such as von Hippel-Lindau syndrome and Li-Fraumeni syndrome. Dedifferen...

    Authors: Estefania Beltran, Juan Esteban Garcia-Robledo, Lisa X. Rodríguez-Rojas, Martin Rengifo, Bladimir Perez, Harry Pachajoa and Angela R. Zambrano

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2020 14:4

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  12. Sufentanil is a potent opioid uncommonly used to manage pain and is rarely administered via an intrathecal pain pump system.

    Authors: Lindsay Warner, Anna Branstad, Lindsay Hunter Guevara, Laura Matzke Bitterman, Matthew Pingree, Wayne Nicholson and Jason Eldrige

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2020 14:1

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  13. Melioidosis is considered endemic in certain areas of the world. Musculoskeletal and soft tissue involvement are relatively uncommon presentations in melioidosis. We present a case of infective myositis in a p...

    Authors: Nuwan Jayawardena, Udaya Ralapanawa, Prabhashini Kumarihamy, Thilak Jayalath, Shashi Prabhani Abeygunawardana, Nadisha Dissanayake, Priyantha Dissanayake, Jeevani Udupihille, Neelakanthi Ratnatunga and Chamara Dalugama

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:388

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  14. Chest pain associated with transient electrocardiogram changes mimicking an acute myocardial infarction have been described in acute pancreatitis. These ischemic electrocardiogram changes can present a diagnos...

    Authors: V. S. Effoe, W. O’Neal, R. Santos, L. Rubinsztain and A. M. Zafari

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:387

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  15. It is not uncommon that an infant with a disease of unknown etiology is presented to a physician. Facial dysmorphic features lead to a different diagnosis. It is a challenge to link the presentation to the new...

    Authors: Renata Yakubov, Asaly Ayman, Adi Klein Kremer and Machiel van den Akker

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:386

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  16. Sclerosing mucoepidermoid carcinoma with eosinophilia is a rare form of thyroid carcinoma. The underlying molecular mechanisms of sclerosing mucoepidermoid carcinoma with eosinophilia tumorigenesis remain unkn...

    Authors: Jasmine S. Sukumar, Senthil Sukumar, Darshana Purohit, Brian J. Welch, Jyoti Balani, Shirley Yan and Sumitha S. Hathiramani

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:385

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  17. Polyneuropathy is a key feature of polyneuropathy, organomegaly, endocrinopathy, monoclonal band, and skin changes syndrome, which is a paraneoplastic manifestation of an underlying lymphoproliferative neoplas...

    Authors: Shiran Paranavitane, Lallindra Gooneratne and Thashi Chang

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:384

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  18. Idarucizumab is a specific antidote for the anticoagulant dabigatran. Although its efficacy has been recently reported, the drug is still in postmarketing surveillance and requires case data in different emerg...

    Authors: Toshiyuki Ohtani, Ryosuke Sintoku, Tasuku Yajima and Naoyuki Kaneko

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:390

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  19. Atrial myxomas are generally considered benign neoplasms. The majority of tumors are sporadic and less than 10% are associated with an autosomal dominant condition known as the Carney complex, which is most of...

    Authors: Ashley Roque, Tara Kimbrough, Christopher Traner, Joachim M. Baehring, Anita Huttner, Jennifer Adams, Sandra Canosa, Jeffrey Sklar and Joseph A. Madri

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:389

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  20. Avulsion fracture of the medial head of the gastrocnemius muscle is a very rare phenomenon. There are no reports of avulsion fractures associated with multiple ligament injuries before closure of the growth pl...

    Authors: Masataka Hirotsu, Hironori Kakoi and Noboru Taniguchi

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:382

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  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. 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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  24. 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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  25. 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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  26. 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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  27. 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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  28. 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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  29. 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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  30. 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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  31. 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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  32. 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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  33. 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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  34. 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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  35. 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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  36. 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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  37. 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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  38. 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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  39. 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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  40. 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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  41. 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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  42. 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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  43. 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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