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  1. We describe a case of Mauriac syndrome, which is a rare complication of poorly controlled type I diabetes that combines glycogenosis, hepatomegaly, growth retardation with a Cushingoid appearance that is most ...

    Authors: Waheed Dolip, Eric Bourmanne, Charlotte Van Homwegen and Marc Van Nuffelen
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2022 16:232
  2. Transverse congenital limb deficiency is a common limb deficiency where there is normal limb development until a certain point, beyond which no anatomical structure exists. Typically, this presents as an isola...

    Authors: Amen Samuel Melaku, Fiker Tadesse Bekele, Yilkal Muchie Dires and Laurence Wicks
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2022 16:216
  3. Mature teratoma is the most common germ cell tumor as it represents 95% of germ cell tumors. Although common in children and young adults, ovarian teratoma can occur at any age. Mature teratomas are composed o...

    Authors: Ahmed AlEssa, Hassan H. AlAhmadi, Ayesha Ahmed, Abdulatif AlMousa, Nasreen G. Hamadeh and Yasir A. Hassan Farah
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2022 16:215
  4. We present the first case to our knowledge of a spontaneous twin pregnancy in a 16-year-old Caucasian patient with cystic fibrosis and systemic lupus erythematosus. Cystic fibrosis is one of the most common au...

    Authors: Paula Baptista Sanseverino, Anneliese Hoffmann, Sandra Machado, Mariana Farias, Marcus Silva Michels, Maria Teresa Vieira Sanseverino and Paulo José Cauduro Marostica
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2022 16:230
  5. Human immunodeficiency virus/tuberculosis coinfections have amplified the multidrug-resistant tuberculosis pandemic in many countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, and multidrug-resistant tuberculosis has become a ma...

    Authors: Lydia Nakiyingi, Joseph Baruch Baluku, Willy Ssengooba, Sharon Miriam Namiiro, Paul Buyego, Ivan Kimuli and Susan Adakun
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2022 16:214
  6. Adrenocortical carcinoma is a rare malignancy (0.5–2 cases/million/year) with a poor prognosis. Hypercortisolism, virilization, and compressive features are among the common presentations of adrenocortical car...

    Authors: D. R. Abeynayake, Sopan V, K. J. C. Perera, A. Paramanantham and T. M. J. Munasinghe
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2022 16:229
  7. Adenomatoid mesothelioma is a rare subtype of malignant mesothelioma that can be confused with adenomatoid tumors, which are classified as benign. The clinical features and optimal management of adenomatoid me...

    Authors: Kenta Kawabe, Hiroki Sato, Akiko Kitano, Ryuichi Yoshida, Kazuya Yasui, Yuzo Umeda, Kazuhiro Yoshida, Tomokazu Fuji, Kenjiro Kumano, Kosei Takagi, Masaaki Kagoura, Takahito Yagi and Toshiyoshi Fujiwara
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2022 16:228
  8. Spontaneous spinal cord hemorrhage is extremely rare in dengue fever. We report a case of spontaneous spinal intradural hemorrhage in dengue fever associated with severe thrombocytopenia.

    Authors: Rajeev Mohan Kaushik, Ranjit Kumar, Madhurima Kaushik, Manju Saini and Reshma Kaushik
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2022 16:213
  9. Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia, also known as Osler–Weber–Rendu disease, induces arteriovenous malformations in visceral organs. Arteriovenous malformations increase the risk of severe infections and ar...

    Authors: Genki Naruse, Takatomo Watanabe and Hiroyuki Okura
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2022 16:211
  10. Chronic cough, with a duration of coughing of more than 8 weeks in adults, affects 5–10% of the general population. One of the most common causes of chronic cough is cough-variant asthma, which accounts for ap...

    Authors: Mahsa Rekabi, Nasim Raad, Atefeh Abedini, Sepideh Darougar and Ali Akbar Velayati
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2022 16:208
  11. Hydrocephalus caused by excessive liquor production due to choroid plexus hyperplasia is a rare condition that may necessitate unusual treatment paradigms. It can be seen in trisomy 9p where coexisting congeni...

    Authors: Mikkel Bak Henningsen, Helga Angela Gulisano and Carsten Reidies Bjarkam
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2022 16:206
  12. Today, retrograde intrarenal surgery is the most preferred and very successful treatment method for upper ureteral stones that do not spontaneously pass and/or do not benefit from extracorporeal wave lithotrip...

    Authors: Yavuz Güler
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2022 16:204
  13. Ectopic intrathyroidal thymic tissue is a rare diagnosis, specifically in adults. Such ectopic tissue is usually misdiagnosed as benign or malignant thyroid lesions and is mainly investigated by ultrasonograph...

    Authors: Sadegh Moradian, Sina Delazar, Farzad Yazdani and Maryam Mohammadzadeh
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2022 16:224
  14. Flexion contracture in the lower extremity is a common finding in the patient with neuromusculoskeletal disorders. However, severe cases due to prolonged immobilization in knee–chest position are rarely establ...

    Authors: Ahmad Jabir Rahyussalim, Muhammad Luqman Labib Zufar and Tri Kurniwati
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2022 16:225
  15. Women with female genital mutilation/cutting are known to have psychological sequelae from the cutting and other traumatic experiences. However, very few studies report immediate psychological sequelae of geni...

    Authors: Gianmarco Taraschi, Emily Manin, Francesco Bianchi De Micheli and Jasmine Abdulcadir
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2022 16:223
  16. Adrenocorticotropic hormone therapy for infantile spasms, including West syndrome, has been previously reported to induce seizures. We present the findings for a school-aged child with epilepsy who developed n...

    Authors: Yoshitaka Ota, Shuichi Shimakawa, Hikaru Tsuda-Kitahara, Miho Fukui, Mitsuru Kashiwagi and Akira Ashida
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2022 16:200
  17. Bilateral ureteropelvic junction obstruction is a common cause of secondary hypertension in the pediatric population, often due to congenital malformation. On the other hand, it is less frequently encountered ...

    Authors: Bruce Adrian Casipit, Jerald Pelayo, Joseph Alexander Paguio, Jasper Seth Yao and Niel Shah
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2022 16:220

    The Correction to this article has been published in Journal of Medical Case Reports 2022 16:267

  18. Pyoderma gangrenosum and cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma are two conditions well reported in the literature and may exist concurrently in the same patient. In fact, there have been reports of misdiagnosis of...

    Authors: Amy Morrison, Carlene Waters-Hollingsworth and G. Mabel Gamboa
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2022 16:199
  19. Bullet embolus is a rare condition following gunshot injuries and represents a clinical challenge regarding both diagnosis and management.

    Authors: Ahmad Hosseinzadeh, Mohammad Moeini Farsani, Mohamad Mahdi Mahmoudi, Ahmadreza Hekmatnia, Meghdad Ghasemi Gorji, Majid Asnaashari, Hamed Ghoddusi Johari and Reza Shahriarirad
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2022 16:198
  20. P wave morphology on electrocardiogram is often overlooked but indicates abnormal cardiac conduction from various etiologies. Split P waves on electrocardiogram have been reported previously but not in a perio...

    Authors: Marianne C. Chen and Jay B. Brodsky
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2022 16:197
  21. The spread of cervical squamous cell carcinoma to the inner surface of the uterus with replacement of the endometrium is rare. Continuity of the lesion must be demonstrated to confirm superficial spread and ru...

    Authors: Javier Martín-Vallejo, Juan B. Laforga, Patricia Molina-Bellido and Pedro A. Clemente-Pérez
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2022 16:196
  22. Sarcoidosis is a benign systemic granulomatous disorder of unknown etiology. Cell-mediated immunity disorder is often found in sarcoidosis patients, and an association between malignant tumors and sarcoidosis ...

    Authors: Yuka Oride, Yumiko Koi, Tatsunari Sasada, Keiko Kajitani, Masahiro Ohara, Tomohiro Kondo, Yutaka Daimaru and Shingo Kawamura
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2022 16:194
  23. Primary psoas tuberculosis is the presence of “Koch’s bacillus’’ within the iliopsoas muscle caused by hematogenous or lymphatic seeding from a distant site. Muscular tuberculosis has relatively low prevalence...

    Authors: Abdul Fattah Mohandes, Bahjat Karam, Ali Alrstom, Lugien Alasadi, Mohammad wahid Rajab Bek, Nizar Daher, Tamim Alsuliman and Raed Abouhareb
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2022 16:209
  24. Collecting duct carcinoma and sarcomatoid renal cell carcinoma are tumors with poor prognosis. Immune checkpoint inhibitors have been established as the standard treatment for advanced renal cell carcinoma. So...

    Authors: Takayoshi Fuu, Kazuyoshi Iijima, Yukiko Kusama, Toshiaki Otsuki and Haruaki Kato
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2022 16:193
  25. Incidence of myocarditis following messenger RNA coronavirus disease 2019 vaccination has been widely described, but this clinical scenario after adenoviral vector coronavirus disease 2019 vaccination has only...

    Authors: Apichai Marsukjai, Nonthikorn Theerasuwipakorn, Monravee Tumkosit, Pairoj Chattranukulchai, Panudda Srichomkwun and Somchai Prechawat
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2022 16:212
  26. Timely diagnosis of uterine torsion can lead to acceptable maternal and fetal outcomes. This article presents the case of a 42-year-old pregnant woman, diagnosed with a rare 270° uterine torsion, in whom prope...

    Authors: Seyedeh Noushin Ghalandarpoor-Attar and Seyedeh Mojgan Ghalandarpoor-Attar
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2022 16:210
  27. Inadequate response to corneal laser refractive surgery, e.g., ectatic corneal diseases, may not be identified by conventional examinations, hence creating therapeutic uncertainty. Herein we demonstrate the ap...

    Authors: Andrea Cusumano, Hila Roshanravan, Connie Chao-Shern, Jacopo Sebastiani, Jung Hee Levialdi Ghiron, Larry DeDionisio and Tara Moore
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2022 16:207
  28. Doppler transthoracic echocardiography is routinely performed to measure peak mitral inflow velocities in the assessment of left ventricular diastolic function. The limitations of echocardiography are well doc...

    Authors: Paul Njoku, James Wardley and Pankaj Garg
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2022 16:205
  29. Ocular vascular occlusion is an extremely rare event, especially in the young population. This diagnosis is always associated with active systemic diseases in young adults and needs thrombophilia workup. Never...

    Authors: Mohammadreza Mehrabi Bahar, Seyedeh Noushin Ghalandarpoor-Attar, Azadeh Shabani, Sedigheh Hantoushzadeh, Seyed Ali Tabatabaei and Seyedeh Mojgan Ghalandarpoor-Attar
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2022 16:191
  30. Acute puerperal uterine inversion is rare but may cause massive postpartum blood loss due to uterine atony. Therefore, these patients must be diagnosed, and uterine replacement must be performed as soon as pos...

    Authors: Wataru Isono, Akira Tsuchiya, Asuka Okamura, Michiko Honda, Ako Saito, Hiroko Tsuchiya, Reiko Matsuyama, Akihisa Fujimoto and Osamu Nishii
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2022 16:190
  31. Gaucher disease is an autosomal recessive inborn error of metabolism that causes disorders of blood, bone, and central nervous system as well as hepatosplenomegaly. We present the case of a carrier of Gaucher ...

    Authors: Takako Sugiura, Arisa Fujiwara, Takasugi Yo, Kana Kashinoura, Chihiro Hayase, Yumiko Taura, Yasuhiro Kawarabayashi, Yasuyuki Hasuo and Shinji Ogawa
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2022 16:203
  32. Rhododendron toxicity can be a life-threatening situation when manifested; it results in bradycardia and hypotension. Treatment remains challenging when it is complicated with refractory hypotension involving ...

    Authors: Sushil Baral, Binaya Kumar Baral, Pranit Sharma and Surendra Lal Shrestha
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2022 16:189
  33. Elongation of the styloid process associated with oropharyngeal pain and dysphagia is known as Eagle’s syndrome, a condition whose pathophysiology is still a matter of debate. Given its low prevalence and comp...

    Authors: Yves Boucher, Agatha Mularski, Rufino Felizardo, Frédéric Tankere and Marc Dieb
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2022 16:201
  34. Respiratory and gastrointestinal manifestations are the main causes of mortality and morbidity in cystic fibrosis. Although these symptoms are well recognized, ophthalmic involvement of cystic fibrosis seconda...

    Authors: Nazanin Farahbakhsh, Neda Bagherian, Sajad Shabanpourhaghighi, Soheila Khalilzadeh, Seyed Ahmad Tabatabaii and Ghamartaj Khanbabaee
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2022 16:188
  35. Mutations or polymorphisms of genes that are associated with inflammasome functions are known to predispose individuals to Crohn’s disease and likely affect clinical presentations and responses to therapeutic ...

    Authors: Harumi Jyonouchi and Lee Geng
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2022 16:187
  36. Teprotumumab is a novel treatment that reduces inflammation and symptoms caused by thyroid eye disease. There are limited data on teprotumumab’s effect on intraocular pressure.

    Authors: Matthew Chu, Jonathan Sung, Michael Song, Alice Song and Julia Song
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2022 16:195
  37. Fungal prosthetic graft infections are associated with high mortality, typically requiring aggressive surgical debridement. We present an alternative, minimally invasive approach to address these challenging c...

    Authors: Ashley T Giammarino, Iam Claire Sarmiento, SJacob Scheinerman, John Winalski, Richard S Lazzaro, Derek R Brinster and Jonathan M Hemli
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2022 16:186
  38. Elderly and frail patients who are unable to call for help in case of vital distress can develop complications during their hospitalization. As a supplement to clinical monitoring by the nursing staff, these p...

    Authors: Daniel Aiham Ghazali, Philippe Kenway, Christophe Choquet and Enrique Casalino
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2022 16:185
  39. Despite some advances, treatment of trigeminal neuralgia remains a significant challenge. This study determines the efficacy and safety of autologous conditioned serum (Orthokine) injection into the foramen ov...

    Authors: Dawood Aghamohammadi, Shahrzad Sharifi, Seyed Kazem Shakouri, Yashar Eslampour and Neda Dolatkhah
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2022 16:183
  40. Many scientists across the world got involved in the race to develop successful anti-SARS-CoV-2 vaccines to overcome COVID-19 pandemic. Among the different vaccines developed against SARS-CoV-2, Covishield was...

    Authors: Mukesh Kumar Sah, Bishnu Mohan Singh, Puja Sinha, Prerit Devkota, Sudhira Kumari Yadav, John Shrestha and Ashis Shrestha
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2022 16:182

    The Correction to this article has been published in Journal of Medical Case Reports 2022 16:266

  41. Cystinosis is an autosomal recessive disorder characterized by an accumulation of the amino acid cystine in lysosomes throughout the body. Cystinosis is an inherited disease resulting from the failure of lysos...

    Authors: Sepideh Gholami Yarahmadi, Fatemeh Sarlaki and Saeid Morovvati
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2022 16:181
  42. Bullous pemphigoid is an uncommon dermatologic manifestation seen in squamous cell lung cancer, and evidence guiding optimal treatment, especially in the elderly population, is limited. We report herein a case...

    Authors: Prajwol Shrestha, Mathew K. George, Sweta Baidya and Sunil K. Rai
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2022 16:184
  43. Mutations in the genes encoding the large-conductance calcium-activated potassium channel, especially KCNMA1 encoding its α-subunit, have been linked to several neurological features, including intellectual disab...

    Authors: Olivier Perche, Fabien Lesne, Alain Patat, Susanne Raab, Roy Twyman, Robert H. Ring and Sylvain Briault
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2022 16:180
  44. The present case contributes to the limited literature on delayed chest wall hematomas following blunt trauma. The literature review provides a summary of similar previously reported cases.

    Authors: Anna Maria Florescu, Ane Brøndum Lange, Erik Gudmann Steuble Brandt, Anders Vestergaard Krusenstjerna-Hafstrøm, Henrik Vad and Peter Hallas
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2022 16:179
  45. Acquired hemophilia A is a disorder caused by autoantibodies against coagulation factor VIII that may present with severe bleeding. We report a rare case of acquired hemophilia A presenting with coexisting lup...

    Authors: Victor Chen, Lauren C. Roby, Stephanie Wentzel, Mingjia Li and Nicholas Jones
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2022 16:177
  46. Among all ectopic pregnancies, between 0.5% and 3.5% are ovarian ectopic pregnancies, a potentially life-threatening condition when ruptured due to its serious potential for hemorrhaging. A majority of ovarian...

    Authors: Sara Kasraei, Akram Seifollahi, Faezeh Aghajani, Amin Nakhostin-Ansari, Neda Zarei and Afsaneh Tehranian
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2022 16:175
  47. Neurofibromatosis type 1 is an inherited cancer predisposition syndrome that is caused by a mutation in the NF1 gene that encodes neurofibromin. Patients with neurofibromatosis type 1 have a higher risk of gastro...

    Authors: B. G. Bharath, Sameer Rastogi, Shamim Ahmed and Adarsh Barwad
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2022 16:174
  48. Managing treatment-resistant aggressive giant prolactinoma can be challenging, as the diagnosis is often complex, and treatment beyond dopamine agonists, surgery, and radiotherapy is limited.

    Authors: Marisa Khatijah Borhan and Florence Hui Sieng Tan
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2022 16:170

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