Skip to main content

Articles

Page 92 of 103

  1. Bilateral macular hemorrhage is a rare ocular finding and to the best of our knowledge, this is the first report of such hemorrhages as a presentation of drug-induced anemia.

    Authors: Rubens N Belfort, Bruno F Fernandes, André Romano, Ricardo Nose, Jonathan Cools-Lartigue, Eduardo V Navajas, Garles MM Vieira, Renato Delascio Lopes and Rubens Belfort Jr

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2009 3:16

    Content type: Case report

    Published on:

  2. Osteopetrosis introduces technical limitations to the traditional treatment of fracture management that may be minimised with specific pre-operative planning. Extreme care and caution are required when drillin...

    Authors: Imran Rafiq, Amit Kapoor, David JC Burton and John F Haines

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2009 3:15

    Content type: Case report

    Published on:

  3. Fibrous dysplasia is a benign tumour of the bones and is a disease of unknown aetiology. This report discusses a case of proptosis and visual deterioration with associated bony mass involving the right orbit.

    Authors: Charles O Bekibele, Olubayo A Fasola, Vickie N Okojie, Opeyemi O Komolafe, Olayiwola A Oluwasola, Jude K Emejulu, Ayotunde I Ajaiyeoba and Aderonke M Baiyeroju

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2009 3:14

    Content type: Case report

    Published on:

  4. The term "intracystic papillary ductal carcinoma in situ" has recently changed and is now more appropriately referred to "intracystic papillary carcinoma". Intracystic papillary carcinoma in men is an extremely r...

    Authors: Laszlo Romics Jr, M Emmet O'Brien, Norma Relihan, Fionnuala O'Connell and H Paul Redmond

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2009 3:13

    Content type: Case report

    Published on:

  5. In Crohn's disease, the extension of active terminal ileitis into a Meckel's diverticulum is possible, but usually has no impact on clinical decision-making. We describe an original surgical approach in a youn...

    Authors: Frank Schwenter, Pascal Gervaz, Philippe de Saussure, Thomas McKee and Philippe Morel

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2009 3:12

    Content type: Case report

    Published on:

  6. Oral melanoacanthoma is a rare, benign pigmented lesion characterized clinically by the sudden appearance and rapid growth of a macular brown-black lesion and histologically by acanthosis of the superficial ep...

    Authors: Vidya Lakshminarayanan and Kannan Ranganathan

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2009 3:11

    Content type: Case report

    Published on:

  7. Williams syndrome is rare genetic disorder resulting in neurodevelopmental problems. Hernias of the foramen of Morgagni are rare diaphragmatic hernias and they mostly present on the right side, in the anterior...

    Authors: Farhan Rashid, Ramakrishna Chaparala, Javed Ahmed and Syed Y Iftikhar

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2009 3:7

    Content type: Case report

    Published on:

  8. Mucosa associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) lymphoma is the third most common non-Hodgkin's lymphoma subtype. Clinical presentation is often insidious as a low-grade lesion and disease tends to remain localised f...

    Authors: Rowland Storey, Marcel Gatt and Ian Bradford

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2009 3:6

    Content type: Case report

    Published on:

  9. Guillain-Barré syndrome is an acute demyelinating disorder of the peripheral nervous system that results from an aberrant immune response directed at peripheral nerves. Autonomic abnormalities in Guillain-Barr...

    Authors: Mehul B Patel, Sandeep K Goyal, Sujeeth R Punnam, Khyati Pandya, Vipin Khetarpal and Ranjan K Thakur

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2009 3:5

    Content type: Case report

    Published on:

  10. A case of Lactococcus lactis cremoris causing cholangitis is described. This Gram-positive organism is not routinely considered to be pathogenic in immunocompetent individuals. To our knowledge, this is the thirt...

    Authors: Jane Davies, Michael David Burkitt and Alastair Watson

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2009 3:3

    Content type: Case report

    Published on:

  11. Isolated cases of epicarditis are rare. Thus far, all have occurred with constrictive physiology as most cases involve both parietal and visceral pericardium. We report the first case of asymptomatic epicardit...

    Authors: Asa M Margolis, Andrew B Emmerman, Mario Rascon and Saima I Chaudhry

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2009 3:2

    Content type: Case report

    Published on:

  12. Risk of tendon rupture, especially of the Achilles tendon, is one of the many potential side-effects of fluoroquinolone therapy. Achilles tendon rupture may be painful, debilitating or, as seen in our patient,...

    Authors: Andrew W Gottschalk and John W Bachman

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2009 3:1

    Content type: Case report

    Published on:

  13. Double-steal syndrome represents a causative factor for blood flow compromise of the cerebral vascular bed with transient neurologic symptoms. We present the case of a patient with innominate artery atheroscle...

    Authors: Konstantinos Filis, Levon Toufektzian, Frangiska Sigala, Dimitrios Kardoulas, Aikaterini Kotzadimitriou, Emmanuel Lagoudianakis, Nikolaos Koronakis and Andreas Manouras

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2008 2:392

    Content type: Case report

    Published on:

  14. The granulocyte-colony stimulating factor-producing tumor was first reported in 1977, however, anaplastic pleomorphic type carcinoma of the pancreas producing granulocyte-colony stimulating factor is still rare.

    Authors: Atsushi Nakajima, Hirokazu Takahashi, Masahiko Inamori, Yasunobu Abe, Noritoshi Kobayashi, Kensuke Kubota and Shoji Yamanaka

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2008 2:391

    Content type: Case report

    Published on:

  15. A heterotopic pregnancy is defined as the presence of a combined intrauterine and ectopic pregnancy. Its estimated incidence is accepted as between 1/7000 and 1/30,000 pregnancies. It is also reported to be as...

    Authors: Abbas Honarbakhsh, Elham Khoori and Simin Mousavi

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2008 2:390

    Content type: Case report

    Published on:

  16. An "overlap syndrome" is defined as the sequential appearance over time of two or more risk factors for glaucomatous damage. The appearance of a new risk factor can alter the course and prognosis of previously...

    Authors: Verônica C Lima, Tiago S Prata, Jeffrey M Liebmann and Robert Ritch

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2008 2:389

    Content type: Case report

    Published on:

  17. Sclerosing mesenteritis is a rare disease resembling a mesenteric tumour. We present here a case of sclerosing mesenteritis that affected both the large and the small intestine of the patient. Therapeutic and ...

    Authors: Savvas Hiridis, Renos Hadgigeorgiou, Dimitrios Karakitsos and Andreas Karabinis

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2008 2:388

    Content type: Case report

    Published on:

  18. Herpes simplex encephalitis is a potentially lethal infection that should be recognised as soon as possible. The combination of clinical history and examination, brain computed tomography or magnetic resonance...

    Authors: Effrossyni Gkrania-Klotsas and Andrew M. L. Lever

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2008 2:387

    Content type: Case report

    Published on:

  19. There are increasing reports of bowel cancer in cystic fibrosis, suggesting a possible causal link. Individuals with cystic fibrosis who have advanced lung disease present a high operative risk, limiting curat...

    Authors: Andrea N. Lees and David W. Reid

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2008 2:384

    Content type: Case report

    Published on:

  20. Achalasia cardia is characterized by failure of the lower esophageal sphincter to relax in response to swallowing and by an absence of peristalsis in the esophageal body. Absence of a gastric air bubble is a w...

    Authors: Shaheen E Lakhan, S Jeevan Kumar and P Ratnakar Kini

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2008 2:383

    Content type: Case report

    Published on:

  21. Lipomas are benign mesenchymal neoplasms composed of mature adipocytes, usually surrounded by a thin fibrous capsule. They are uncommon intra-oral tumors with 1% to 4% occurring in this region. The literature ...

    Authors: Adeyi A Adoga, Tonga L Nimkur, Agabus N Manasseh and Godwin O Echejoh

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2008 2:382

    Content type: Case report

    Published on:

  22. Nerve damage in leprosy patients leads to deformities and disabilities. Oral corticosteroids are given early to prevent permanent injury. We present a new approach to treat well-established nerve damage with l...

    Authors: Sherine G Nashed, Tarek A Rageh, Emad S Attallah-Wasif and Alaa A Abd-Elsayed

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2008 2:381

    Content type: Case report

    Published on:

  23. Acute renal failure in multiple myeloma is most frequently caused by cast nephropathy, when excess monoclonal free light chains co-precipitate with Tamm-Horsfall protein in the distal nephron, causing tubular ...

    Authors: Kolitha Basnayake, Colin Hutchison, Dia Kamel, Michael Sheaff, Neil Ashman, Mark Cook, Heather Oakervee, Arthur Bradwell and Paul Cockwell

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2008 2:380

    Content type: Case report

    Published on:

  24. Takotsubo cardiomyopathy has increasingly been reported in the medical literature in recent years. Much is still unknown regarding risk factors and clinical relationships. We contribute this case report to the...

    Authors: Tara C Gangadhar, Elisabeth Von der Lohe, Stephen G Sawada and Paul R Helft

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2008 2:379

    Content type: Case report

    Published on:

  25. Penetrating injuries of the hand with various sharp objects have previously been reported. In this report we describe an unusual penetrating injury of the hand caused by a door handle.

    Authors: Kiran Singisetti, Michail Kokkinakis and Nanjappa Shankar

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2008 2:377

    Content type: Case report

    Published on:

  26. Scrotal calcinosis is a rare benign entity defined as the presence of multiple calcified nodules within the scrotal skin. There are controversies about the origin of this entity. In fact, it is still debatable...

    Authors: Alper Parlakgumus, Emine T Canpolat, Kenan Calıskan, Tamer Colakoglu, Sedat Yıldırım, Ali Ezer and Turgut Noyan

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2008 2:375

    Content type: Case report

    Published on:

  27. Lemierre's syndrome is septic thrombophlebitis of the internal jugular vein leading to metastatic septic complications following an oropharyngeal infection. It is usually caused by the anaerobe, Fusobacterium nec...

    Authors: Tamilarasu Kadhiravan, Paramasivan Piramanayagam, Amit Banga, Rajiva Gupta and Surendra K Sharma

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2008 2:374

    Content type: Case report

    Published on:

  28. Cystic fibrosis afflicted lungs support the growth of many bacteria rarely implicated in other cases of human infections.

    Authors: Magalie Menuet, Fadi Bittar, Nathalie Stremler, Jean-Christophe Dubus, Jacques Sarles, Didier Raoult and Jean-Marc Rolain

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2008 2:373

    Content type: Case report

    Published on:

  29. Malignant ascites is often a sign of a terminal stage in several malignant diseases. To control ascites, drainage and intra-abdominal chemotherapy are often used in those patients but eradication of ascites is...

    Authors: Hideki Kimura, Toshihiko Iizasa, Aki Ishikawa, Mitsuru Yoshino, Masato Shingyouji, Masaki Kimura, Tetushi Hirata, Akiko Odaka and Keiko Matsubayasi

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2008 2:372

    Content type: Case report

    Published on:

  30. Acute patellar dislocation is a relatively common problem. The most common dislocation is laterally in the coronal plane. Sometimes spontaneous reduction occurs, but if not, closed reduction can easily be done...

    Authors: Frederick Michels, Nicole Pouliart and Dirk Oosterlinck

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2008 2:371

    Content type: Case report

    Published on:

  31. Acute Human Immunodeficiency Virus infection is associated with a range of neurological conditions. Guillain-Barré syndrome is a rare presentation; acute inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy is the common...

    Authors: Derek J Sloan, Andrew Nicolson, Alastair RO Miller, Nick J Beeching and Mike BJ Beadsworth

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2008 2:370

    Content type: Case report

    Published on:

  32. Capnocytophaga are a genus of bacteria that have been found to be the causative organisms in a range of infections, including serious conditions such as bacteraemia, endocarditis and meningitis. This has been es...

    Authors: Jonathan M Mills, Emma Lofthouse, Phil Roberts and Johannis A Karas

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2008 2:369

    Content type: Case report

    Published on:

  33. Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis is an immune-mediated syndrome that typically has a rapidly progressive course that can result in pancytopenia, coagulopathy, multi-system organ failure and death.

    Authors: Kathryn Chan, Eric Behling, David S Strayer, William S Kocher and Scott K Dessain

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2008 2:367

    Content type: Case report

    Published on:

  34. Mesenteric panniculitis is a rare pathology of unknown etiology characterized by inflammation and fibrosis in the mesentery. Its protean clinical and radiological manifestations make it a diagnostic challenge....

    Authors: Abdul M Zafar, Muhamad A Rauf, Tabish Chawla and Gule Khanda

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2008 2:365

    Content type: Case report

    Published on:

  35. Lung cancer is currently one of the most common malignancies in the world. Early detection is an important prognostic factor. Unfortunately, initial symptoms may be vague and a substantial proportion of cases ...

    Authors: Matthew A Embley, Rebecca B Goody and Mahmood Mughrabi

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2008 2:364

    Content type: Case report

    Published on:

  36. Hydrocoele is a condition frequently encountered in adult urological practice. It is usually of benign aetiology and often diagnosed on clinical grounds. Surgical repair, if indicated, is generally straightfor...

    Authors: George Yardy, Akkib Rafique, Iain Sellers, Lawrence Berman and Nigel Bullock

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2008 2:363

    Content type: Case report

    Published on:

  37. Osteonecrosis (avascular necrosis) is known to be caused by high-dose corticosteroid therapy, alcoholism and rarely by infections. However, a tubercular etiology of this condition is very rare. A review of the...

    Authors: Renu Agarwal, Ruchika Gupta, Sompal Singh, Kusum Gupta and Madhur Kudesia

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2008 2:361

    Content type: Case report

    Published on:

  38. Pulmonary alveolar proteinosis is a rare condition that requires treatment by whole-lung lavage. We report a case of severe pulmonary alveolar proteinosis and discuss a safe and effective strategy for the anae...

    Authors: Stephen T Webb, Adrian JR Evans, A James Varley and Andrew A Klein

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2008 2:360

    Content type: Case report

    Published on:

  39. Hydatid disease is a parasitic infestation caused by Echinococcus granulosus. The resulting large cysts in the lung are a special clinical entity called giant hydatid cysts.

    Authors: Nagi Homesh Ghallab and Ali Ali Alsabahi

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2008 2:359

    Content type: Case report

    Published on:

  40. Case reports are important instruments to describe rare disease conditions and give a rough estimation of their global incidence. Even though collected in international databases, most case reports are publish...

    Authors: Martin W Dünser, Otgon Bataar, Albert H Rusher, Walter R Hasibeder and Ganbat Tsenddorj

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2008 2:358

    Content type: Case report

    Published on:

Annual Journal Metrics