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  1. Content type: Case report

    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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    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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    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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    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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  8. Content type: Case report

    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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  9. Content type: Case report

    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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  10. Content type: Case report

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    This report regards the case of a 43 year-old HIV-positive woman who developed an episode of serious transaminase elevation during stavudine-including antiretroviral therapy. Diagnostic assessment ruled out he...

    Authors: Giuseppe Lapadula, Ilaria Izzo, Silvia Costarelli, Giuliana Cologni, Luisa Bercich, Salvatore Casari, Marco Gambarotti and Carlo Torti

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2007 1:19

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  24. Content type: Case report

    We report our experience of two patients suffering from severe coronary artery disease and situs inversus totalis with dextrocardia. The surgeon, standing on the right side of the patients, performed coronary ...

    Authors: Abbasali Karimi, Abbas SalehiOmran, Hossein Ahmadi and Parin Yazdanifard

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2007 1:18

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    A non-smoking 77-year old gentleman of Indian origin was admitted with a 4-month history of intermittent night sweats, haemoptysis and 6 kg of weight loss. CT scan of thorax demonstrated a 2.5 cm mass in the r...

    Authors: Tejal Patel, Ian J Clifton, Jack A Kastelik and Daniel G Peckham

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2007 1:17

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    Abdominal-pelvic masses containing spindle cell and fibroblastic proliferation are very rare. Since scant studies have reported on the pathologic characteristics inherent in this disease, appropriate clinical ...

    Authors: John Micha, Mark Rettenmaier, Douglas Ellison, John Brown and Bram Goldstein

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2007 1:16

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    We present a 61 year old Para 4 woman who presented with stage II Infiltrating lobular carcinoma of the breast after modified radical mastectomy. She was treated with Tamoxifen for seven years. She was diagnos...

    Authors: Horace Fletcher, Gilian Wharfe, Elaine Williams, Barrie Hanchard and Derek Mitchell

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2007 1:15

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  28. Content type: Case report

    Penile fracture is a rare condition. Primarily it is a rupture of the corpus cavernosum that occurs when the penis is erect. The rupture can also affect the corpus spongiosum and the urethra.

    Authors: Klemen Jagodič, Marko Erklavec, Igor Bizjak, Sandi Poteko and Helena Korošec Jagodič

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2007 1:14

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  29. Content type: Case report

    Skiing as a recreational activity has increased exponentially in the last twenty-years. Similar to any sporting activity, participants can sustain various types of injury, which provides the emergency departme...

    Authors: Mark E O'Donnell, Stephen A Badger, David Campbell, Willie Loan and Brendan Sinnott

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2007 1:11

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  30. Content type: Case report

    To describe the development of presumed immune-mediated stromal rejection after automated lamellar therapeutic keratoplasty (ALTK) and its reversal after initiation of intensive topical corticosteroid therapy.

    Authors: Motoko Kawashima, Hiroshi Mochizuki, Tetsuya Kawakita, Shin Hatoh, Jun Shimazaki and Masakazu Yamada

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2007 1:10

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  31. Content type: Case report

    Germ-cell testicular cancer has not been definitively linked to any known hereditary cancer susceptibility disorder. Familial testicular cancer in the presence of other findings in affected and unaffected fami...

    Authors: Phuong L Mai, Larissa Korde, Joan Kramer, June Peters, Christine M Mueller, Susan Pfeiffer, Constantine A Stratakis, Peter A Pinto, Gennady Bratslavsky, Maria Merino, Peter Choyke, W Marston Linehan and Mark H Greene

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2007 1:9

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  32. Content type: Case report

    In the developed world, small bowel obstruction accounts for 20% of all acute surgical admissions. The aetiology for majority of these cases includes postoperative adhesions and herniae. However, a relatively ...

    Authors: Avnesh S Thakor, Siong S Liau and Dermot C o'Riordan

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2007 1:8

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  33. Content type: Case report

    Toxic Shock Syndrome is a dangerous disease with clinical features mimicking bacterial sepsis. The best management of Toxic Shock Syndrome is not determined.

    Authors: Nikhil Vergis and David A Gorard

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2007 1:5

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    Acute encephalomyelopathy occurring after an allogeneic bone marrow transplant for leukaemia is a diagnostic emergency. The diagnosis can be challenging since there is a wide set of alternative diagnoses, incl...

    Authors: Ram Kumar, Shobha Nijalingappa, John Grainger and Omar Ismayl

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2007 1:4

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