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  1. Transcatheter aortic valve replacement has become a routine procedure for patients with severe symptomatic aortic stenosis at increased surgical risk. Not much is known about using prophylactic support with ve...

    Authors: Lukasz Kmiec, Andreas Holzamer, Marcus Fischer, Kurt Debl, Matthäus Zerdzitzki, Christof Schmid, Lars Maier, Michael Hilker and Samuel Sossalla

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2020 14:163

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  2. The pharmacological treatment for autism spectrum disorders is often poorly tolerated and has traditionally targeted associated conditions, with limited benefit for the core social deficits. We describe the no...

    Authors: Juliana Andrea Ponton, Kim Smyth, Elias Soumbasis, Sergio Andres Llanos, Mark Lewis, Wilhelm August Meerholz and Robert Lawrence Tanguay

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2020 14:162

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  3. Endometriosis, an estrogen-dependent inflammatory disease, is commonly observed in gynecologic practice. Spontaneous hemoperitoneum is a rare but serious complication of endometriosis. Most cases of endometrio...

    Authors: Bong Hyeon Kim, Seong Nam Park and Byoung Ryun Kim

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2020 14:160

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  4. J stents are commonly used to support the continuity of the urinary tract. Although intravascular, and more specific intracardiac, migrations have been described, they remain infrequent and unrecognized.

    Authors: Laure Arts, Sofie Willems and Dirk Michielsen

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2020 14:159

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  5. Primary lymphoma of the colon is exceedingly rare and comprises 0.2–1% of all colon tumors. The most common subtype of lymphoma in the colon is non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Symptoms are often nonspecific, and treatme...

    Authors: Eyal Meir, Chovav Handler, Uri Kaplan, Doron Kopelman and Ossama A. Hatoum

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2020 14:157

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  6. Varicella zoster virus central nervous system infections can present as aseptic meningitis, encephalitis, myelitis, and vasculopathy. Diagnosis is based on identification of varicella zoster virus deoxyribonuc...

    Authors: Kelli M. Robertson, Christopher L. Harvey and John M. Cunningham

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2020 14:156

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  7. We report a case of a 30-year-old patient who presented with acute Mycoplasma pneumoniae infection that was complicated by reactive arthritis and asymmetric proximal myopathy and progressed to chronic spondyloart...

    Authors: Georgios Pilianidis, Ariti Tsinari, Dimitrios Pandis, Hara Tsolakidou and Nikolaos Petridis

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2020 14:155

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  8. Van Wyk-Grumbach syndrome refers to the development of isosexual precocious pseudopuberty and multicystic enlarged ovaries in the presence of hypothyroidism and delayed bone age. It is a rare presentation of u...

    Authors: Niranjalee Samanthika Egodawaththe, Sumudu Nimali Seneviratne, Suvini Gunasekara, Sathika Manori Amarasekara and Kumudu Weerasekara

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2020 14:166

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  9. A combination of intestinal malrotation and distal cholangiocarcinoma is considered a rare condition and poses some difficulties in surgical management. We present a case of a patient with asymptomatic nonrota...

    Authors: Nassir Alhaboob Arabi, Areej Abdalla Abdoun, Mohamed Osama Ali, Saria Kabashi Elhaj and Sawsan Abuelgassim Mohd.

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2020 14:153

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  10. Pancreatic ascites refers to the massive accumulation of pancreatic fluid in the peritoneal cavity and is a rare entity. Chronic alcoholic pancreatitis is the most common cause. Ascites is commonly seen in pat...

    Authors: Raju Bhandari, Rajan Chamlagain, Saraswati Bhattarai, Eric H. Tischler, Rajesh Mandal and Ramesh Singh Bhandari

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2020 14:154

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  11. Isolated fallopian tube torsion associated with hydrosalpinx is a rare condition in the pediatric population. We present this unusual clinical case study in a sexually inactive girl.

    Authors: Javier Martín-Vallejo, Enrique E. Garrigós-Llabata, Patricia Molina-Bellido and Pedro A. Clemente-Pérez

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2020 14:165

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  12. Endometriosis of the appendix is very uncommon, accounting for only about 1% of all cases of endometriosis. However, endometriosis is found in the appendix in approximately 8–13% of patients with deep infiltra...

    Authors: Rogério Serafim Parra, Marley Ribeiro Feitosa, Giovana Bachega Badiale Biagi, Daniel Ferracioli Brandão, Margarida Maria Fernandes da Silva Moraes, Liliane Silvestre, José Vitor Cabral Zanardi, Nelson Hitamo Sato Junior, Omar Féres and José Joaquim Ribeiro da Rocha

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2020 14:152

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  13. Subhepatic appendicitis is an exceedingly rare presentation, accounting for 0.01% of acute appendicitis cases. It is of prime importance to be aware of variants and manage such challenging cases accordingly.

    Authors: Mumin Hakim, Rania Mostafa, Mohammed Al Shehri and Sherif Sharawy

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2020 14:151

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  14. This case report presents a case of a patient with global cerebral infarction of uncertain etiology following an emergency surgery for acute type A aortic dissection. As a result, factor XII deficiency was rev...

    Authors: Keisuke Yoshida, Shiori Tanaka, Yuki Sato, Kazuhiro Watanabe, Kenichi Muramatsu and Masahiro Murakawa

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2020 14:150

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  15. In this case report, we describe the trajectory of recovery of a young, healthy patient diagnosed with coronavirus disease 2019 who developed acute respiratory distress syndrome. The purpose of this case repor...

    Authors: Kirby P. Mayer, Jamie L. Sturgill, Anna G. Kalema, Melissa K. Soper, Sherif M. Seif, Evan P. Cassity, Jimmi Hatton Kolpek, Esther E. Dupont-Versteegden, Ashley A. Montgomery-Yates and Peter E. Morris

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2020 14:161

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  16. Lithium carbonate is widely used as a first-line therapeutic agent for the depressive and manic phases of bipolar disorder. Although limb tremors and hypothyroidism are well-known side effects of lithium carb...

    Authors: Shota Hanyu, Naoko Sugita, Miyuki Matsuda, Toshiya Murai and Hironobu Fujiwara

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2020 14:149

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  17. This case report demonstrates pericardial effusion, acute pericarditis, and cardiac tamponade in an otherwise healthy woman who had a positive test result for coronavirus disease 2019. Few case reports have be...

    Authors: Christina Walker, Vincent Peyko, Charles Farrell, Jeanine Awad-Spirtos, Matthew Adamo and John Scrocco

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2020 14:158

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  18. Intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms are rare papillary pancreatic neoplasms arising from major pancreatic ducts, characterized by duct dilation and mucin secretion. They comprise approximately 1% of all e...

    Authors: Sawsan Ismail, Rama Darwisho, Mohammed Ali, Maen Haidar, Mohammad Adib Houreih and Zuheir Alshehabi

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2020 14:146

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  19. Edwardsiella tarda uncommonly infects humans. The usual presentation is mild gastroenteritis, but systemic manifestations may occur. Lethal infections are rarely documented in patients with underlying disorders.

    Authors: Gultakin Hasan Bakirova, Abdulrahman Alharthy, Silvia Corcione, Waleed Tharwat Aletreby, Ahmed Fouad Mady, Francesco Giuseppe De Rosa and Dimitrios Karakitsos

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2020 14:144

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  20. Uterine inversion is a rare but known complication following parturition and may prove fatal due to neurogenic shock or postpartum hemorrhage if not corrected immediately. The incidence is variable, occurring ...

    Authors: Priyanka Garg and Romi Bansal

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2020 14:143

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  21. Endometriosis is the presence of endometrial tissue outside the uterine cavity. The lesions are typically found in the pelvic cavity but can occur in other extrapelvic areas. Umbilical endometriosis, also know...

    Authors: Dorothy Makena, Timona Obura, Steve Mutiso and Felix Oindi

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2020 14:142

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  22. Acute calcific longus colli tendinitis is a rare, noninfectious inflammatory condition caused by the deposition of calcium crystals. The condition is self-limiting, yet commonly misdiagnosed. Here we report a ...

    Authors: Brendan Langford, Jennifer Kleinman Sween, David M. Penn and W. Michael Hooten

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2020 14:148

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  23. Coughing is considered an important mechanism that helps the body get rid of foreign substances or prevent their entry into the tracheobronchial tree. Infrequently, after the onset of coughing, patients presen...

    Authors: Aimee Daccache, Jad Haddad, Ahmad Ghanem, Elio Junior Feghali and Bassel El Osta

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2020 14:147

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  24. Acute compartment syndrome is a limb-threatening and occasionally life-threatening emergency that is rarely reported as a complication following childbirth. Prompt diagnosis is crucial to avoid permanent funct...

    Authors: Sharon Coulton, Sally Bourne, Simon Catliffe, Roderick Brooks and David Jollow

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2020 14:140

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  25. The presence of a suspicious ovarian cyst with elevated cancer antigen 125 level in a woman of reproductive age poses a serious therapeutic dilemma. Mature cystic teratomas and mucinous cystadenomas may also c...

    Authors: Chanil Deshan Ekanayake, Nayoman Munasinghe, Iranthi Kumarasinghe and Sachini Rasnayake

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2020 14:141

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  26. Developmental disorder and dementia in older adults have been considered unrelated clinical entities because their timing of diagnosis differs greatly; however, recent studies have suggested an association bet...

    Authors: Masahiko Takaya, Kazunari Ishii, Kaori Kiguchi, Kazumasa Saigoh and Osamu Shirakawa

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2020 14:139

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  27. Mantle cell lymphoma is one of several subtypes of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Cervical relapse of non-Hodgkin lymphoma is a very rare condition that has a variable and nonspecific presentation and may resemble othe...

    Authors: Giusi Santangelo, Innocenza Palaia, Giorgia Perniola, Anna Di Pinto, Angela Musella, Federica Tomao, Margherita Fischetti, Carolina Sassu, Mariagrazia Piccioni, Violante Di Donato and Pierluigi Benedetti Panici

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2020 14:138

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  28. Anaplastic astrocytoma is a rare disorder in children from 10 to 14 years of age, with an estimated 0.38 new cases per 100,000 people per year worldwide. Panel-based next-generation sequencing opens new possib...

    Authors: Jennyfer M. García-Cárdenas, Ana Karina Zambrano, Patricia Guevara-Ramírez, Santiago Guerrero, Gabriel Runruil, Andrés López-Cortés, Jorge P. Torres-Yaguana, Isaac Armendáriz-Castillo, Andy Pérez-Villa, Verónica Yumiceba, Paola E. Leone and César Paz-y-Miño

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2020 14:136

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  29. Rituximab is a well-established component of treatment regimens for B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Rituximab binds the CD20 antigen on the surface of B lymphocytes, causing an enhanced clearance of malignant and...

    Authors: Maximilian Higer, Denis Cana, Juergen Podlech, Simin Schadmand-Fischer, Andreas Schwarting, Daniel Teschner, Matthias Theobald, Thomas Wölfel and Georg Hess

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2020 14:135

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  30. Novel coronavirus disease 2019 presents with fever, dry cough, fatigue, and shortness of breath in most cases; however, some rare manifestations in other organs have also been reported so far.

    Authors: Maryam Heidarpour, Mehrbod Vakhshoori, Saeed Abbasi, Davood Shafie and Nima Rezaei

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2020 14:134

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  31. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) features are typical findings in Hirayama disease (HD) and are useful diagnostic entities but may not be present in all patients.

    Authors: Rajeev Ojha, Sumit Shahi, Gaurav Nepal, Arjana Shakya, Bikram Prasad Gajurel, Ragesh Karn, Reema Rajbhandari and Niraj Gautam

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2020 14:133

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  32. Chronic nonhealing wounds are very expensive to treat and debilitating, and they reduce health-related quality of life. Scalp necrosis is very rare due to its rich vascularity. However, any post-traumatic woun...

    Authors: Kazem Hajmohammadi, Roghayeh Esmaeili Zabihi, Kamran Akbarzadeh and Naser Parizad

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2020 14:132

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  33. Artificial dentures are the most common object ingested by elderly patients and account for 4–18% of all foreign body ingestions. Denture impaction in the small bowel is a rare phenomenon. Surgery of the duode...

    Authors: Saadat Mehrabi, Mohammad Javad Yavari Barhaghtalab and Reza Hosseinpour

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2020 14:131

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  34. Congenital anomalies of the urinary system are very common and have extremely varied presentation. Among them, the most rarely found structural anomaly is the pancake kidney. When both kidneys are fused along ...

    Authors: Sabyasachi Bakshi

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2020 14:129

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  35. Hemangioma is a benign tumor made up of blood vessels and typically occurs as a slightly elevated purplish or reddish area of skin. Hemangioma is mostly found superficially; subcutaneous hemangioma in the nasa...

    Authors: Hamsu Kadriyan, Muhammad Alfian Sulaksana, Didit Yudhanto, I. Gusti Ayu Trisna Aryani, Eka Arie Yuliani, Nurul Endah Ardianti, Moh. Suprayogi and Fathul Djannah

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2020 14:128

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  36. Acute small bowel obstruction is a common surgical emergency usually caused by abdominal adhesions, followed by intraluminal tumors from metastatic disease. Although lymphomas have been known to cause bowel ob...

    Authors: Saro Kasparian, Ethan Burns, Ahmed Shehabeldin, Melina Awar and Sai Ravi Pingali

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2020 14:127

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  37. The rebound effect after stopping treatment with denosumab may be associated with rapid loss of the gains in bone mineral density achieved with treatment, high levels of bone remodeling markers, the occurrence...

    Authors: Yves Maugars, Pascale Guillot, Joëlle Glémarec, Jean-Marie Berthelot, Benoit Le Goff and Christelle Darrieutort-Laffite

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2020 14:130

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  38. Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin; vitamin D is essential to sustain health and it protects against osteoporosis. It is crucial to the human body’s physiology in terms of muscular movement and neurological si...

    Authors: Mohanad Kamaleldin Mahmoud Ibrahim and Mustafa Khidir Mustafa Elnimeiri

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2020 14:126

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  39. As the outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has progressed, computed tomography has emerged as an integral part of the diagnosis alongside reverse transcriptase–polymerase chain reaction assays. Fre...

    Authors: Mohsin Sheraz Mughal, Rameez Rehman, Ramy Osman, Nathan Kan, Hasan Mirza and Margaret H. Eng

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2020 14:124

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  40. Twin reversed arterial perfusion sequence is a rare and potentially lethal condition affecting approximately 1% of monochorionic twin pregnancies and 1 in 35,000 pregnancies overall. An apparently normal (pump...

    Authors: Tania T. Herrera, Katia Rueda, Honorina Espinosa and Gabrielle B. Britton

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2020 14:123

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  41. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Elise Lupon, Christine Chevreau, Alexandre Gaston Lellouch, Dimitry Gangloff and Thomas Meresse

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2020 14:125

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    The original article was published in Journal of Medical Case Reports 2020 14:103

  42. Osimertinib, a third-generation epidermal growth factor receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitor, is selective for both epidermal growth factor receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitor–sensitizing and T790M resistance mut...

    Authors: Shinichi Miyazaki, Yasumasa Kuno, Shunsaku Hayai, Ryo Teramachi, Ryo Yamashita, Yusuke Saito, Kosuke Higuchi, Yoshiharu Nara and Takuya Ikeda

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2020 14:122

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  43. We report two cases (two eyes) of traumatic cyclodialysis with prolonged decrease of intraocular pressure that were successfully treated with surgery by ciliary body suturing using intraocular irrigation.

    Authors: Taishi Nagashima, Ryohsuke Kohmoto, Masanori Fukumoto, Shou Oosuka, Takaki Sato, Takatoshi Kobayashi, Teruyo Kida and Tsunehiko Ikeda

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2020 14:121

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  44. Mammary Paget’s disease is an eczematous eruption on the nipple and areola with underlying breast malignancy. It is often misinterpreted as chronic dermatitis or psoriasis causing a delayed diagnosis. Synchron...

    Authors: Lina Choridah, Wida Kartika Sari, Ery Kus Dwianingsih, Irianiwati Widodo, Suwardjo and Sumadi Lukman Anwar

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2020 14:119

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  45. High-grade B-cell lymphoma with rearrangements of MYC and BCL2 and/or BCL6 is an aggressive mature B-cell neoplasm, whereas B-lymphoblastic lymphoma is immature cell proliferation, with a frequent positivity for ...

    Authors: Antonin Bouroumeau, Eleonore Kaphan, Clémentine Legrand, Tatiana Raskovalova, Gautier Szymanski, Claire Vettier, Christine Lefebvre, Marie-Christine Jacob, Anne McLeer, Michel Peuchmaur, Rémy Gressin and Hervé Sartelet

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2020 14:117

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  46. The lingual frenulum is a mucous membrane fold found underneath the tongue. It helps the tongue to perform its function. There are few anomalies that can affect the lingual frenulum, such as ankyloglossia and ...

    Authors: Reham O. Filfilan and Soulafa A. Almazrooa

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2020 14:116

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