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  1. Content type: Case report

    Brain abscess results from local or metastatic septic spread to the brain. The primary infectious site is often undetected, more commonly so when it is distant. Unlike pediatric congenital heart disease, minor...

    Authors: Georgios T Stathopoulos, Christina G Mandila, Georgios V Koukoulitsios, Nikodimos G Katsarelis, Michel Pedonomos and Andreas Karabinis

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2007 1:68

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    The presence of perigraft air is a common finding in the immediate post-operative phase following abdominal aortic aneurysm repair whilst the later appearance of air, in association with elevated inflammatory ...

    Authors: Elizabeth Ball, Gareth Morris-Stiff, Mari Coxon and Michael H Lewis

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2007 1:63

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    Echinococcosis rates vary in different parts of the world. Italy is regarded as a middle to high risk country with over 1,000 cases requiring surgery each year. Liver (45–75%) and lung (10–50%) are the most fr...

    Authors: Gianlorenzo Dionigi, Gianpaolo Carrafiello, Chiara Recaldini, Fausto Sessa, Luigi Boni, Francesca Rovera and Renzo Dionigi

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2007 1:61

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    Hilar or mediastinal lymphadenopathy is not included in the wide spectrum of radiologic findings associated with bronchiolitis obliterans-organizing pneumonia (BOOP). We present a patient who presented with ex...

    Authors: Seema Varma, Shilpi Gupta, Raymond ElSoueidi, Meekoo Dhar, Jotica Talwar and Neville Mobarakai

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2007 1:60

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    Renovascular hypertension is defined as hypertension caused by renal artery stenosis. The two main etiologies are atherosclerosis and fibromuscular dysplasia. Fibromuscular dysplasia in an accessory renal arte...

    Authors: Abdel-Rauf Zeina, Wolfson Vladimir and Elisha Barmeir

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2007 1:58

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    The authors describe the case of a large hepatocellular adenoma diagnosed in a 30-year old woman who came to us complaining of acute pain in the upper abdominal quadrants. The patient had been taking an oral c...

    Authors: Luigi Sandonato, Calogero Cipolla, Giuseppa Graceffa, Tommaso V. Bartolotta, Sergio Li Petri, Oriana Ciacio, Fabio Cannizzaro and Mario A. Latteri

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2007 1:57

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    Fluoroquinolone-associated tendinopathy is well described. This adverse effect however does not appear to be widely known among medical practitioners. We hereby described a case of ciprofloxacin-associated ten...

    Authors: Wan-Fai Ng and Michael Naughton

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2007 1:55

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    Brucellosis is a multi-system disease that may present with a broad spectrum of clinical manifestations. While hepatic involvement in brucellosis is not rare, it may rarely involve the kidney or display with c...

    Authors: Farzin Khorvash, Ammar H. Keshteli, Mohaddeseh Behjati, Mansoor Salehi and Alireza Emami Naeini

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2007 1:53

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    Blunt injuries to the gallbladder occur rarely, and the incidence of isolated damage to the gallbladder is even smaller. We report a case of delayed presentation of isolated rupture of the gallbladder followin...

    Authors: Jonathan Bainbridge, Hossam Shaaban, Nick Kenefick and Christopher P. Armstrong

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2007 1:52

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    A wide variety of anomalies may occur as a result of the vitellointestinal duct (VID) failing to obliterate completely. Most reports on symptomatic VID focus on Meckel's diverticulum, while other anomalies are...

    Authors: Prashant N. Mohite, Ashok M. Bhatnagar, Virsing P. Hathila and Jitendra H. Mistry

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2007 1:49

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    Primary malignant melanoma of the oesophagus is a rare neoplasm comprising less than 0.2% of all primary oesophageal neoplasms. There are fewer than 250 reported cases in worldwide literature. Several reports ...

    Authors: Justin Kelly, Mary Leader and Patrick Broe

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2007 1:50

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    The management of patients with an apparently normal functional total knee arthroplasty (TKA) suffering from unexplained persistent pain and swelling is a challenging issue. The usual causes of pain after tota...

    Authors: Rachid Saouti, Barend J. van Royen and Christiaan M. Fortanier

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2007 1:48

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    We present the case of a 46 year old woman with a giant, 23-centimeter, atypical carcinoid of the liver. A primary site for this neoplasm could not be identified despite multiple radiographic imaging studies, ...

    Authors: Daniel Lingamfelter, Laura Hoffman, Amit Verma, William DePond and Kamani Lankachandra

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2007 1:47

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    Portopulmonary hypertension (PPHTN) is a severe complication in liver cirrhosis. PDE5 inhibitors lower pulmonary arterial pressure (PAP) in PPHTN. However, their effect on portal hypertension has not yet been ...

    Authors: Hinrich C Bremer, Wolfgang Kreisel, Kai Roecker, Michael Dreher, Daniel Koenig, Anna Katharina Kurz-Schmieg, Hubert E Blum, Martin Roessle and Peter Deibert

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2007 1:46

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    To report a case of severe respiratory depression with PCA fentanyl use simulating stroke in a patient who underwent routine elective endoluminal graft repair for abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA)

    Authors: Javed Ahmad, Richard Riley and Kishore Sieunarine

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2007 1:45

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    Primary foci of necrobacillosis infection outside the head and neck are uncommon but have been reported in the urogenital or gastrointestinal tracts. Reports of infection with Solobacterium moorei are rare.

    Authors: Claire A Martin, Rohan S Wijesurendra, Colin DR Borland and Johannis A Karas

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2007 1:40

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    Shoulder dislocation is the commonest dislocation presenting to the emergency department, anterior being more common than posterior. The latter being less common has a tendency of being missed; this is support...

    Authors: Riaz Ahmad, Shahbaz Ahmed and Michael Bould

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2007 1:41

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    Even in patients with chronic renal failure and chronic intermittent hemodialysis, continuous venovenous hemofiltration (CVVH) is the most often practiced renal replacement technique in the intensive care unit...

    Authors: Peter E Spronk, Jos NM Barendregt, Guus Crooijmans, Yolande M Vermeeren and Johannes H Rommes

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2007 1:39

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    Scaphoid stress fractures are rare and can be a cause of wrist pain in sportspersons. All the cases reported in the literature have been sportspersons. Missing a scaphoid stress fracture could lead to non-unio...

    Authors: Ulfin Rethnam, Rajam SU Yesupalan and Thirumoolanathan M Kumar

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2007 1:37

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    High velocity accidents can lead to major injuries – long bone fractures, abdominal trauma, pelvic fractures and chest injuries. These injuries can act as distracting factors during the initial assessment of a...

    Authors: Ulfin Rethnam, Rajam SU Yesupalan and Salah S Bastawrous

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2007 1:38

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    The use of antilymphocyte agents has improved patient and graft survival in hematopoietic stem cell and solid organ transplantation but has been associated with the development of short-term toxicities as well...

    Authors: Khalid A Al-Anazi, Mahmoud D Aljurf, Fahad Z Al-Sharif, Hamad M Al-Omar, Ahmed Alami and Fayyaz Farooq

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2007 1:35

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    A carcinoma within a hernia in the groin is uncommon, with an incidence of less than 0.5 percent of all excised sacs. This article describes a case of synchronous colonic carcinomas, one of which presented as ...

    Authors: Siao Pei Tan, Siong-Seng Liau, Shayma'u M Habeeb and Dermot O'Riordan

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2007 1:36

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    Dermoid cysts are extremely rare in the urinary bladder and can pose a diagnostic dilemma to both the Urologist and the Histopathologist. Only a few cases were found documented and cited in PubMed. We present ...

    Authors: Linus I Okeke, Gabriel O Ogun, Blessing R Etukakpan, Anselmn Iyama, Adewunmi O Adeoye and Babatunde M Duduyemi

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2007 1:32

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    Vertebral sarcoidosis is an extremely rare form of osseous sarcoidosis. Although osseous sarcoidosis is almost always an incidental finding of sarcoidosis elsewhere in the body, vertebrae may be the primary di...

    Authors: Sudip Nanda, Surya Prakash Bhatt, David Steinberg and Stephen A Volk

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2007 1:33

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    Angiolymphoid hyperplasia with eosinophilia (ALHE) and Kimura's Disease (KD) share many clinical and histopathological features. Although they were once considered different stages of the same disease, they ar...

    Authors: Bruno F Fernandes, Abdullah Al-Mujaini, Tina Petrogiannis-Haliotis, Abdullah Al-Kandari, Bryan Arthurs and Miguel N Burnier Jr

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2007 1:30

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    A 12-year-old girl presented with a 4 year history of an enlarged, firm thyroid gland. On exam, her thyroid was firm and fixed and an enlarged cervical lymph node was palpable as well. Though a thyroid ultraso...

    Authors: Joshua P Klopper and Michael T McDermott

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2007 1:29

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    This is a case report of a 48-year-old-woman with scoliosis since early childhood. Recent radiographic spinal assessment revealed the presence of distinctive spinal abnormalities. To the best of our knowledge ...

    Authors: Ali Al Kaissi, Elisabeth Zwettler, Katharina M Roetzer, Joerg Haller, Franz Varga, Klaus Klaushofer and Franz Grill

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2007 1:25

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    Cystic fibrosis (CF) is an autosomal recessive disease that is predominantly seen in the Caucasian population and involves multiple organs. Traditionally it has been thought that the kidney is the only organ w...

    Authors: Baha A Al-Shawwa and Aparna R Rao

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2007 1:24

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    Hypersentivity Syndrome (HS) may be a life-threatening condition. It frequently presents with fever, rash, eosinophilia and systemic manifestations. Mortality can be as high as 10% and is primarily due to hepa...

    Authors: Nicolas Lefebvre, Emmanuel Forestier, David Farhi, Mohseni Zadeh Mahsa, Véronique Remy, Olivier Lesens, Daniel Christmann and Yves Hansmann

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2007 1:22

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    Numerous orthopaedic injuries can follow a seizure and are often diagnosed late. This is the first documented case of a missed bilateral anterior shoulder dislocation following a seizure. The possible reasons ...

    Authors: Laurence O'Connor-Read, Benjamin Bloch and Harry Brownlow

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2007 1:20

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