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  1. Content type: Case report

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    The magnitude of hearing loss in Pakistan is enormous. One in twelve children of Pakistan suffers from some form of hearing impairment. Many of them are unable to afford surgical procedures and resort to the u...

    Authors: Mohammad Sohail Awan, Moghira Iqbal and Zakariya Imam Sardar

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2007 1:3

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