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  1. The prevalence of primary aldosteronism concurrent with subclinical Cushing’s syndrome was higher than previously thought. Through analyzing a rare clinical case, we summarized the diagnosis and management of ...

    Authors: Yingxiao Zhang, Jianyu Tan, Qin Yang, Zhipeng Du, Shumin Yang, Wenwen He, Ying Song, Jinbo Hu, Yi Yang, Qifu Li, Yao Zhang, Yunfeng He and Qingfeng Cheng

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2020 14:32

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  2. Papillary breast lesions may be benign, atypical, and malignant lesions. Pathological and clinical differentiation of breast papillomas can be a challenge. Unlike malignant lesions, benign breast papillomas ar...

    Authors: Amit L. Jain, Janice Mullins, Justin R. Smith, Poojitha Valasareddy, Emily Miller, Amina Chaudhry, Julie Ryder, Felicia Hare, Harsha Ranganath, Michael Berry, David Robins, Lee Schwartzberg and Gregory A. Vidal

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2020 14:33

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  3. Miller Fisher syndrome is a variant of acute inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy classically characterized by ataxia, ophthalmoplegia, and areflexia. Miller Fisher syndrome can present with uncommon symp...

    Authors: Karan N. Ramakrishna, Vikrant Tambe, Adithya Kattamanchi and Amit S. Dhamoon

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2020 14:31

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  4. Squamous cell carcinomas of the rectum are extremely rare and their pathogenesis is still under debate. Their proper diagnosis and treatment may thus be challenging.

    Authors: P. Tschann, D. Lechner, B. Feurstein, B. Abendstein, S. Dertinger, A. Bösl, N. Vitlarov, F. Offner and I. Königsrainer

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2020 14:30

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  5. Atrial myxoma remains a rare clinical entity with an incidence of surgically resected cases of 0.5–0.7 per million population and prevalence of < 5 per 10,000. It typically manifests in woman after third decad...

    Authors: Suraj Shrestha, Akash Raut, Amar Jayswal, Randhir Sagar Yadav and Chandra Mani Poudel

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2020 14:29

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Journal of Medical Case Reports 2020 14:42

  6. Agenesis of the corpus callosum can occur isolated or as part of a complex congenital syndrome. Patients with isolated agenesis of the corpus callosum may present with severe intellectual disability, although ...

    Authors: Parménides Guadarrama-Ortiz, José Alberto Choreño-Parra and Tania de la Rosa-Arredondo

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2020 14:28

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  7. Proximal femoral focal deficiency is an extremely rare congenital anomaly with an incidence of 1.1–2.0 in 100,000 live births. It is a dysplastic phenomenon with predilections for the proximal two-thirds of th...

    Authors: Felix U. Uduma, Edwin M. Dim and Ngozi R. Njeze

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2020 14:27

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  8. Treatment of active rheumatoid arthritis may necessitate a methotrexate mono- or combination therapy. As in the present case, novel side effects may occur, when escalating therapy.

    Authors: Rainer Ullrich Pliquett, Christoph Lübbert, Christoph Schäfer and Matthias Girndt

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2020 14:26

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  9. The treatment for sliding esophageal hernia with mild gastroesophageal reflux is usually conservative, but surgical treatment is recommended for refractory sliding esophageal hernia, paraesophageal hernia liab...

    Authors: Nicola Tartaglia, Giovanna Pavone, Alessandra Di Lascia, Fernanda Vovola, Francesca Maddalena, Alberto Fersini, Mario Pacilli and Antonio Ambrosi

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2020 14:25

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  10. Bradycardia and syncope are known sequelae of brain lesions. However, in the absence of neurological signs and symptoms, bradycardia and syncope are often investigated purely from the cardiovascular perspectiv...

    Authors: Dmitri Pchejetski, Mojiba Kenbaz, Heba Alshaker and Kiruparajan Jesudason

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2020 14:24

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  11. In the USA, energy drinks are commonly consumed among adults. The side effects of these drinks are not well studied but consumers have reported multiple adverse events to the US Food and Drug Administration in...

    Authors: Raed Al Yacoub, Debra Luczkiewicz and Christopher Kerr

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2020 14:23

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  12. Rosacea is a common inflammatory skin condition affecting approximately 5% of the world population. Therapeutic approaches to rosacea are focused on symptom suppression by means of anti-inflammatory agents. Mo...

    Authors: Elisabetta Sorbellini, Maria Pia De Padova and Fabio Rinaldi

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2020 14:22

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  13. Oblique lateral interbody fusion surgery has become increasingly popular for lumbar degenerative diseases. The oblique corridor is between the psoas muscle and the retroperitoneal vessels, and its use could re...

    Authors: Chen Liu, Jian Zhai, Quan Yuan, Yu Zhang and Hongguang Xu

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2020 14:21

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  14. Anticonvulsant hypersensitivity syndrome is a rare adverse drug reaction associated with aromatic anticonvulsant drugs. This syndrome can range from mild cutaneous rash to drug reaction with eosinophilia and s...

    Authors: Mojtaba Varshochi, Reyhaneh Ravanbakhsh Gavgani, Behrooz Naghili, Zhinus Bayatmakoo, Parinaz Poorshahverdi and Fatemeh Ravanbakhsh Gavgani

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2020 14:20

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  15. Hyperammonemic encephalopathy is a rare and serious adverse reaction to valproate. Although there is documentation of this reaction in previous reports, very little is still known about the exact mechanism of ...

    Authors: Suhal Shah, Richard Wang and Ulrick Vieux

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2020 14:19

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  16. Since ancient times, scurvy has been considered one of the most fearsome nutritional deficiency diseases. In modern developed countries, this condition has become very rare and is only occasionally encountered...

    Authors: Romina Gallizzi, Mariella Valenzise, Stefano Passanisi, Giovanni Battista Pajno, Filippo De Luca and Giuseppina Zirilli

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2020 14:18

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  17. Necrosis of the falciform and round ligaments is extremely rare, thus making the diagnosis challenging. It is often misdiagnosed as gallbladder pathology due to the presenting symptoms. Due to the rarity of th...

    Authors: Astha Bhatt, Emmanuel Robinson and Steven C. Cunningham

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2020 14:17

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  18. Benign biliary stricture is an infrequent condition and the majority occur following cholecystectomy. This case report highlights the occurrence of such a stricture 11 years after cholecystectomy without devel...

    Authors: Dhruba Narayan Sah and Ramesh Singh Bhandari

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2020 14:16

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  19. In clinical practice, both the history and laboratory testing are paramount to making an accurate diagnosis. Situations in which laboratory findings and patient history are not congruent pose a diagnostic dile...

    Authors: Fortune O. Alabi, Christopher O. Alabi, Rafaela G. Basso, Nadia Lakhdar and Adebanke O. Oderinde

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2020 14:15

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  20. 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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  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. 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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  24. 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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  25. 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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  26. 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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  27. 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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  28. 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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  29. 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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  30. 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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  31. 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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  32. 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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  33. 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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  34. 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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  35. 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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  36. 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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  37. 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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  38. 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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  39. 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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  40. 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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  41. 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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  42. 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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  43. 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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  44. 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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  45. 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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  46. 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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  47. 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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