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  1. Content type: Case report

    Ureteral ectopia is a rarely observed anomaly. It may be totally asymptomatic. An association with a duplex system is exceptional. Diagnostic and therapeutic approaches are challenging. Carcinologic surgery mu...

    Authors: Omar Karray, Hassen Khouni, Mahdi Charfi, Rami Boulma, Mehdi Debaibi, Rym Makhlouf, Karim Bargaoui, Oumeima Nessej, Azza Seridi, Slim Fourti, Mohamed Habib Bouhaouala and Adnene Chouchene

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:70

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    Primary small cell carcinoma of the kidney is an extremely rare neoplasm. The clinical features of small cell carcinoma of the kidney are not well established due to its rarity and scarcity of case reports. We...

    Authors: Charles Chu, Chung-Yuan Hu, Rashmi Batra and Albert Y. Lin

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:71

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    Gastric cancer has a wide spectrum of clinical features, imaging manifestations, and pathology. Punctate calcifications in gastric cancer are infrequent but are usually found in mucinous adenocarcinoma. Howeve...

    Authors: Miki Kaneko, Tadashi Namisaki, Hiroaki Takaya, Hitoshi Mori, Mitsuteru Kitade, Yasushi Okura, Kenichiro Seki, Shinya Sato, Keisuke Nakanishi, Koh Kitagawa, Takahiro Ozutsumi, Naotaka Shimozato, Kosuke Kaji, Tomoyuki Otani, Tokiko Nakai, Chiho Obayashi…

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:64

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    Cesarean scar pregnancy is rare but may be related to early uterine rupture and may result in massive hemorrhage. Nowadays, most cesarean scar pregnancies are diagnosed early and can be managed properly. Howev...

    Authors: Eun Ju Jo, Hyun-Hwa Cha and Won Joon Seong

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:53

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  5. Content type: Case report

    Mitochondrial encephalopathy, lactic acidosis, and stroke-like episodes, the most common maternally inherited mitochondrial disease, can present with a wide range of neurological manifestations including both ...

    Authors: Durjoy Lahiri, Vishal Madhukar Sawale, Subhadeep Banerjee, Souvik Dubey, Biman Kanti Roy and Shyamal Kumar Das

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:63

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  6. Content type: Case report

    Adenoid cystic carcinoma of the trachea is a rare tumor, characterized by slow growth and low rate of local and distant metastasis. When achievable, complete surgical resection represents the optimal treatment...

    Authors: Gian Paolo Spinelli, Evelina Miele, Alessandra Anna Prete, Giuseppe Lo Russo, Alessandro Di Marzo, Claudio Di Cristofano and Silverio Tomao

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:52

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  7. Content type: Case report

    Basal meningoceles are rare herniations of the meninges that tend to present unilaterally with cerebrospinal fluid rhinorrhea. Growing evidence suggests that intracranial hypertension contributes considerably ...

    Authors: Aleksandar Radonjic, Abdul Mounem Kassab, Ioana D. Moldovan, Shaun Kilty and Fahad Alkherayf

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:62

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  8. Content type: Case report

    Xanthoma disseminatum is a very rare disease classified as a benign non-Langerhans cell histiocytosis, which is rarely associated with osteoarticular lesions. There is only a report of tumor abrasion during tr...

    Authors: Yu Taniguchi, Tomofumi Nishino, Hisashi Sugaya, Mishima Hajime, Naoyuki Ochiai and Masashi Yamazaki

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:51

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  9. Content type: Correction

    In the publication of this article [1], there is an error in the Family Name and Given Name of the authors since these were interchanged.

    Authors: Maria Teresa Dinoi, Stefano Mummolo, Annalisa Monaco, Enrico Marchetti, Vincenzo Campanella and Giuseppe Marzo

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:68

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    The original article was published in Journal of Medical Case Reports 2015 9:48

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    For patients with complicated generator pocket infection, expert consensuses universally advocate complete device and leads removal followed by delayed replacement on the contralateral side. We cured our patie...

    Authors: Wanqiu Kang, Xiaoming Chen, Zicheng Li, Aidong Zhang, Jingwen Liu, Liqiong Yu and Yingzhen Wen

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:49

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  11. Content type: Case report

    The autoimmune disease myasthenia gravis can mimic a variety of neurological disorders leading to a delay in diagnosis and treatment. In the older population, due to confusion with signs of the ageing process ...

    Authors: Avinash Chandra and Basant Pant

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:48

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    Parvimonas micra, a Gram-positive anaerobic coccus, is a rare pathogen for psoas abscess. We describe a case of a patient with iliopsoas abscess caused by P. micra.

    Authors: Toyomitsu Sawai, Satoru Koga, Shotaro Ide, Sumako Yoshioka, Nobuko Matsuo and Hiroshi Mukae

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:47

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    Congenital prepubic sinus is a rare anomaly found in the midline of the lower abdomen. Congenital prepubic sinus is usually asymptomatic in neonates, and a diagnosis is often achieved later in life after spont...

    Authors: Yavuz Güler, Akif Erbin, Burak Üçpınar, Ömer Vural and Zeynep Tatar

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:46

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  14. Content type: Case report

    Gastric pharmacobezoars are a rare entity that can induce mechanical gastric outlet obstructions and sometimes prolong toxic pharmacological effects. Certain medications, such as sustained-release forms, conta...

    Authors: Stephan von Düring, Corinne Challet and Laurent Christin

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:45

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  15. Content type: Case report

    Atlanto-occipital dislocation is a rare and severe injury of the upper spine associated with a very poor prognosis.

    Authors: Martin Rief, Philipp Zoidl, Paul Zajic, Stefan Heschl, Simon Orlob, Günther Silbernagel, Philipp Metnitz, Paul Puchwein and Gerhard Prause

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:44

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  16. Content type: Case report

    Hepatic abscess can be defined as an encapsulated collection of suppurative material within the liver parenchyma. Hepatic abscess can be distinguished as pyogenic, amebic, or fungal. Biliary tract disease rema...

    Authors: Vincenzo Davide Palumbo, Benedetto Di Trapani, Antonio Bruno, Mario Feo, Bernardo Molinelli, Simone Tomasini, Attilio Ignazio Lo Monte, Marianna Messina and Giovanni Tomasello

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:43

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  17. Content type: Case report

    Congenital infantile fibrosarcoma is a rare mesenchymal tumor seen in children as well as adults. The congenital variety is rare and out of the reported cases only one case sited in the neck has been reported ...

    Authors: Alisha Gupta, Shilpa Sharma, Sandeep Mathur, D. K. Yadav and D. K. Gupta

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:41

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    Hyponatremia is defined as a serum sodium level of less than 135 mEq/L in a patient. Although hyponatremia is not an uncommon laboratory finding, especially in the elderly, hunting for the etiology is a challe...

    Authors: Bopeththe Vidanelage Kameera Madhusanka Bopeththa, S. M. M. Niyaz and Chathuranga Medagedara

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:40

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  19. Content type: Case report

    The prognosis of stage IV gastric cancer and human epidermal growth factor 2 (HER2)-positive gastric cancer is poor, although new drugs and regimens have been developed. We report a case of a patient with stag...

    Authors: Masazumi Sakaguchi, Norihiro Shimoike, Shin Akagawa and Seiichiro Kanaya

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:42

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  20. Content type: Case report

    Pachydermoperiostosis (PDP) is a rare disorder characterized by clubbing of the fingers, thickening of the skin (pachyderma), and excessive sweating (hyperhidrosis). It typically appears during childhood or ad...

    Authors: Amir Joshi, Gaurav Nepal, Yow Ka Shing, Hari Prasad Panthi and Suman Baral

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:39

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  21. Content type: Case report

    Cerebrovascular accidents are rare in children. Rates of stroke in children with human immunodeficiency virus infection are higher than in the uninfected population.

    Authors: Tinsae Alemayehu, Ayalew Moges and Ayal Mekuanint

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:38

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  22. Content type: Case report

    Approximately half of pulmonary embolism cases are diagnosed in an emergency context. The classic symptoms of pulmonary embolism are absent in intensive care unit patients who are under sedation and on mechani...

    Authors: Julio Miranda-Bacallado, María Manuela Izquierdo-Gómez, Javier García-Niebla, Juan José Jiménez, José Luis Iribarren, Ignacio Laynez-Cerdeña and Juan Lacalzada-Almeida

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:37

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  23. Content type: Case report

    In the list of named numerical neuro-ophthalmological syndromes, such as one-and-a-half syndrome and others, we report for the first time twenty-and-a-half syndrome, which is characterized by one-and-a-half sy...

    Authors: Mukesh Dube, Raunak Dani, Ayush Dubey and Dinesh Chouksey

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:35

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    Cutaneous metastatic disease arising from urinary tract carcinoma is rare and associated with a poor prognosis. We report a case of metastatic disease occurring in a patient treated for synchronous urothelial ...

    Authors: M. Ghalleb, M. A. Ayadi, S. Slim, I. Zemni, R. Doghri, J. Ben Hassouna and K. Rahal

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:34

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    Pantoea is a Gram-negative, non-encapsulated, non-spore-forming, ubiquitous straight rod which can be isolated from geographical and ecological sources such as plant surfaces, buckwheat seeds, human feces, and th...

    Authors: Nobuhiro Asai, Yusuke Koizumi, Atsuko Yamada, Daisuke Sakanashi, Hiroki Watanabe, Hideo Kato, Arufumi Shiota, Mao Hagihara, Hiroyuki Suematsu, Yuka Yamagishi and Hiroshige Mikamo

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:33

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  26. Content type: Case report

    Mycetoma is a neglected infectious disease caused by a fungus (eumycetoma) or bacteria (actinomycetoma); it is characterized by chronic local inflammation with sinus formation and purulent discharge. Its cours...

    Authors: Carine Mekoguem, Cécile Triboulet and Alexandre Gouveia

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:32

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  27. Content type: Case report

    Pulmonary regurgitation is a common complication after tetralogy of Fallot repair, resulting in right ventricular dysfunction, arrhythmia, and sudden death. However, the indications and optimal timing for pulm...

    Authors: Masao Takigami, Keiichi Itatani, Naohiko Nakanishi, Kosuke Nakaji, Yo Kajiyama, Satoaki Matoba, Hitoshi Yaku and Masaaki Yamagishi

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:30

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  28. Content type: Case report

    Vitamin D nutrition research requires accurate measures of circulating 25-hydroxyvitamin D. Our objectives were to test whether a diurnal fluctuation in blood-spot concentrations of 25-hydroxyvitamin D can be ...

    Authors: Christine B. French, Sharon L. McDonnell and Reinhold Vieth

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:29

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  29. Content type: Case report

    Spontaneous remission in solid malignancies has been documented. However, spontaneous remission in aggressive diffuse large b cell lymphoma is exceedingly rare. Previous reports of lymphoma remission suggest t...

    Authors: J. Snijder, N. Mihyawi, A. Frolov, A. Ewton and G. Rivero

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:28

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  30. Content type: Case report

    Neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorders are severe autoimmune inflammatory diseases of the central nervous system associated with the presence of immunoglobulin G antibodies against the water channel protein a...

    Authors: Susanne Bejerot, Eva Hesselmark, Fariborz Mobarrez, Håkan Wallén, Max Albert Hietala, Rolf Nybom and Lennart Wetterberg

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:27

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  31. Content type: Case report

    Trousseau syndrome is known as a variant of cancer-associated thrombosis. Trousseau syndrome commonly occurs in patients with lung or prostate cancer. Hypercoagulability is thought to be initiated by mucins pr...

    Authors: Ken-ichi Aoyama, Masashi Tamura, Masahiro Uchibori, Yasuhiro Nakanishi, Toshihiro Arai, Takayuki Aoki, Yuko Osawa, Akihiro Kaneko and Yoshihide Ota

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:26

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  32. Content type: Case report

    Immune thrombocytopenia is an acquired autoimmune disease. Recently, there has been evidence of thrombotic risk in patients with immune thrombocytopenia, but the mechanism is still inconclusive. Intravenous im...

    Authors: Tarinee Rungjirajittranon and Weerapat Owattanapanich

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:25

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    Pancreatic cancer is one of the most common fatal malignancies and has a poor prognosis. Surgical treatment is the most important treatment method, but there is a low rate of radical excision; moreover, the po...

    Authors: Xiaodong Song, Zili Shao and Huihong Liang

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:23

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  34. Content type: Case report

    In this report, we present the results of a severe case of Sjögren’s syndrome-related keratopathy after fluocinolone acetonide 190-μg intravitreal implant (Iluvien®; Alimera Sciences Inc.) therapy.

    Authors: Joanna Wasielica-Poslednik, Norbert Pfeiffer and Adrian Gericke

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:21

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  35. Content type: Case report

    Infections caused by multidrug-resistant Enterobacteriaceae are hard to treat and life-threatening due to reduced therapeutic options. Systemic infections caused by Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase-producing K...

    Authors: Giustino Parruti, Antonella Frattari, Ennio Polilli, Vincenzo Savini, Antonina Sciacca, Augusta Consorte, Donatella Concetta Cibelli, Adriana Agostinone, Francesco Di Masi, Alessandro Pieri, Pierluigi Cacciatore, Giancarlo Di Iorio, Paolo Fazii and Tullio Spina

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:20

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  36. Content type: Case report

    The porphyrias are a rare group of metabolic disorders that can either be inherited or acquired. Along the heme biosynthetic pathway, porphyrias can manifest with neurovisceral and/or cutaneous symptoms, depen...

    Authors: Hanife Usta Atmaca and Feray Akbas

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:17

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  37. Content type: Case report

    Dopamine agonists are the standard first-line medical therapy for prolactinoma. We report a rare case of giant prolactinoma with a first epileptic seizure due to rapid reduction of the tumor as a complication ...

    Authors: Motofumi Koguchi, Yukiko Nakahara, Ryo Ebashi, Atsushi Ogata, Shoko Shimokawa, Jun Masuoka and Tatsuya Abe

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:18

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  38. Content type: Case report

    For the past decades the mean age of primiparae in Western societies is constantly increasing. At the same time, there is a growing demand for assisted reproductive technologies such as in vitro fertilization and...

    Authors: Katrin Mikolaiczik, Marc Praetner, Michael Rüth and Karlheinz Mark

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:16

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  39. Content type: Case report

    Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors are malignant tumors arising from a peripheral nerve or displaying nerve sheath differentiation. Gastrointestinal malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors are rare and ...

    Authors: Gireesha Rawal, Sufian Zaheer, Charanjeet Ahluwalia and Indrani Dhawan

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:15

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  40. Content type: Case report

    Panitumumab is the first human combinatorial antibody for the treatment of metastatic colorectal carcinoma. Dermatologic toxicity of all grades occurs in more than 90% of patients. However, there are few repor...

    Authors: Hitomi Kamo, Eiji Shinozaki, Takanobu Sugase, Nobuyuki Mizunuma, Shoji Taniguchi, Takashi Gotoh, Keisyo Chin, Tomoaki Tanaka, Kazumi Koga and Kensei Yamaguchi

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:13

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  41. Content type: Case report

    Hospitalization and antibiotic treatment can put patients at high risk for Clostridium difficile infection, where a disturbance of the gut microbiome allows for Clostridium difficile proliferation and associated ...

    Authors: Maureen Hitschfeld, Elena Tovar, Sarah Gupta, Elisabeth M. Bik, Christina Palmer, Michael C. Hoaglin, Daniel E. Almonacid, Jessica Richman and Zachary S. Apte

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:9

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    Warthin tumor is a common, benign, painless salivary gland neoplasm. Rarely, Warthin tumors show large areas of squamous metaplasia; such Warthin tumors are called metaplastic or infarcted Warthin tumors becau...

    Authors: Kenji Yorita, Hideyuki Nakagawa, Katsushi Miyazaki, Junya Fukuda, Satoshi Ito and Makoto Kosai

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:12

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