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  1. Case report

    Atypical presentation of anti-N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor encephalitis: two case reports

    Anti-N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor encephalitis is a rare autoimmune disease characterized by severe neurological and psychiatric symptoms and a difficult diagnosis.

    Maria Cristina Maggio, Greta Mastrangelo, Aldo Skabar, Alessandro Ventura, Marco Carrozzi, Giuseppe Santangelo, Francesca Vanadia, Giovanni Corsello and Rolando Cimaz

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:225

    Published on: 16 August 2017

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    Oral manifestations, dental management, and a rare homozygous mutation of the PRDM12 gene in a boy with hereditary sensory and autonomic neuropathy type VIII: a case report and review of the literature

    Hereditary sensory and autonomic neuropathy type VIII is a rare autosomal recessive inherited disorder. Chen et al. recently identified the causative gene and characterized biallelic mutations in the PR domain-co...

    Karim Elhennawy, Seif Reda, Christian Finke, Luitgard Graul-Neumann, Paul-Georg Jost-Brinkmann and Theodosia Bartzela

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:233

    Published on: 15 August 2017

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    Successful intravenous thrombolysis for ischemic stroke after reversal of dabigatran anticoagulation with idarucizumab: a case report

    Non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants, including dabigatran, are currently widely used for the prevention of stroke and systemic embolism in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation. Recently, ida...

    Sergio Agosti, Laura Casalino, Enrico Rocci, Gabriele Zaccone and Eugenia Rota

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:224

    Published on: 15 August 2017

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    Palliative end ileostomy and gastrojejunostomy for a metastatic distal transverse colonic malignancy complicated by a proximal duodenocolic fistula: a case report

    Fistulae between the colon and upper gastrointestinal tract are distressing and uncommon complications of malignancies involving this region. We report a case of a middle-aged man with a locally advanced and m...

    Gnanaselvam Pamathy, Umesh Jayarajah, Yapa Hamillage Hemantha Gunathilaka and Sivasuriya Sivaganesh

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:228

    Published on: 14 August 2017

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    Cryoablation of cardiophrenic angle lymph node metastases: a case report

    Cardiophrenic angle lymph node metastases are relatively rare. Surgical resection is the main treatment for cardiophrenic angle lymph node metastasis, but it is not always possible.

    Xiaomei Luo, Weibing He, Xinan Long, Gang Fang, Zhonghai Li, Rongrong Li, Kecheng Xu and Lizhi Niu

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:223

    Published on: 14 August 2017

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    Vitreous amyloidosis with autonomic neuropathy of the digestive tract associated with a novel transthyretin p.Gly87Arg variant in a Bangladeshi patient: a case report

    Hereditary transthyretin amyloidosis is an autosomal dominant inherited disorder, first described in families with sensorimotor and autonomic neuropathy. Since its first description, more than 120 amyloidogeni...

    Benjamin Terrier, Magali Colombat, Caroline Beugnet, Astrid Quéant, Jonathan London, Jean-Baptiste Daudin, Claire Le Jeunne, Luc Mouthon, Dominique Monnet, Cécile Cauquil, Catherine Lacroix, David Adams, Antoine Brézin and Sophie Valleix

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:222

    Published on: 13 August 2017

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    Artery of Percheron infarction: a case report

    The artery of Percheron is a rare anatomic variant of arterial supply to the paramedian thalamus and rostral midbrain, and occlusion of the artery of Percheron results in bilateral paramedian thalamic infarcts...

    Axel Sandvig, Sandra Lundberg and Jiri Neuwirth

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:221

    Published on: 12 August 2017

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    Strategy for the treatment and follow-up of sinonasal solitary extramedullary plasmacytoma: a case series

    Extramedullary plasmacytoma is a rare neoplasm characterized by monoclonal proliferation of plasma cells outside bone marrow. It accounts for 4% of all non-epithelial sinonasal tumors. According to the literat...

    Elena Cantone, Antonella Miriam Di Lullo, Luana Marano, Elia Guadagno, Gelsomina Mansueto, Pasquale Capriglione, Lucio Catalano and Maurizio Iengo

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:219

    Published on: 10 August 2017

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    Identification of a novel mutation in PEX10 in a patient with attenuated Zellweger spectrum disorder: a case report

    The peroxisome biogenesis disorders, which are caused by mutations in any of 13 different PEX genes, include the Zellweger spectrum disorders. Severe defects in one of these PEX genes result in the absence of fun...

    Maria Blomqvist, Karin Ahlberg, Julia Lindgren, Sacha Ferdinandusse and Jorge Asin-Cayuela

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:218

    Published on: 8 August 2017

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    Robotic device-assisted knee extension training during the early postoperative period after opening wedge high tibial osteotomy: a case report

    Maintenance or restoration of a good range of motion of the knee is one of the most important outcomes following knee surgery. According to previous studies, opening wedge high tibial osteotomy enables better ...

    Tomokazu Yoshioka, Shigeki Kubota, Hisashi Sugaya, Kojiro Hyodo, Kaishi Ogawa, Yu Taniguchi, Akihiro Kanamori, Yoshiyuki Sankai and Masashi Yamazaki

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:213

    Published on: 5 August 2017

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    Congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation – dangers of misdiagnosis: a case report

    Congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation is a rare pulmonary malformation, but is the most common lung malformation observed in children. In developing countries, such as Morocco, prenatal diagnosis is missi...

    Wafae El Amraoui, Aziza Bentalha, Hajar Hamri, Salma Es-Chrif El Kettani and Alae El Koraichi

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:212

    Published on: 4 August 2017

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    Conventional osteosarcoma of the mandible successfully treated with radical surgery and adjuvant chemotherapy after responding poorly to neoadjuvant chemotherapy: a case report

    Osteosarcoma, the most common primary bone malignancy, has an extremely poor prognosis and a high rate of local recurrence and distal metastases. Because osteosarcomas of the head and neck region are rare, acc...

    Yutaro Kimura, Kei Tomihara, Hidetake Tachinami, Shuichi Imaue, Kenji Nakamori, Kumiko Fujiwara, Kayo Suzuki, Taketoshi Yasuda, Shigeharu Miwa, Eiji Nakayama and Makoto Noguchi

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:210

    Published on: 2 August 2017

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    Bilateral pheochromocytoma with ganglioneuroma component associated with multiple neuroendocrine neoplasia type 2A: a case report

    Composite pheochromocytoma/paragangliomas are very rare tumors composed of ordinary pheochromocytoma paragangliomas associated with neurogenic tumors. Several hereditary susceptibility disorders are known to b...

    Boubacar Efared, Gabrielle Atsame-Ebang, Soufiane Tahirou, Khalid Mazaz, Nawal Hammas, Hinde El Fatemi and Laila Chbani

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:208

    Published on: 1 August 2017

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    Giant mucinous adenocarcinoma of the appendix: a case report

    Appendiceal mucinous adenocarcinoma is an extremely rare disease in clinical practice. Here, we report a case of unprecedented size that occupied the entire abdomen of a man.

    Sheng-Chun Dang, Ming-Ming Sun, Lu-Lu Liu, Abdul Malik, Jian-Xin Zhang, Yi-Yi Fan, Song Zou, Lei Cui, Jian-Guo Qu and Ji-Xiang Chen

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:206

    Published on: 31 July 2017

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    Enterogenous cyst of pediatric testis: a case report

    An enterogenous cyst is a rare entity categorized as an intestinal cyst. In most cases, enterogenous cysts are seen in the mediastinum, peritoneal cavity, spinal canal, subarachnoid space, and cerebral ventricle.

    Yoko Saitoh, Takashi Kawahara, Masako Otani, Yohei Kumano, Masahiro Yao, Jun-ichi Teranishi and Hiroji Uemura

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:207

    Published on: 30 July 2017

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    Stab injury to the preauricular region with laceration of the external carotid artery without involvement of the facial nerve: a case report

    Open injuries to the face involving the external carotid artery are uncommon. These injuries are normally associated with laceration of the facial nerve because this nerve is more superficial than the external...

    Diogo Casal, Giovanni Pelliccia, Diogo Pais, Diogo Carrola-Gomes, Maria Angélica-Almeida, José Videira-Castro and João Goyri-O’Neill

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:205

    Published on: 29 July 2017

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    Carbon dioxide narcosis due to inappropriate oxygen delivery: a case report

    Oxygen delivery to patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease may be challenging because of their potential hypoxic ventilatory drive. However, some oxygen delivery systems such as non-rebreathing fac...

    Thomas Herren, Eva Achermann, Thomas Hegi, Adrian Reber and Max Stäubli

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:204

    Published on: 28 July 2017

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    Renal damage induced by pemetrexed causing drug discontinuation: a case report and review of the literature

    Pemetrexed maintenance therapy holds tremendous potential in improving the survival of patients with advanced pulmonary adenocarcinoma. Major side effects include myelosuppression and cutaneous reactions. Howe...

    Yassir Sbitti, Hafsa Chahdi, Khaoula Slimani, Adil Debbagh, Anouar Mokhlis, Abderrahmane Albouzidi, Fahd Bennani, Hassan Errihani and Mohamed Ichou

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:182

    Published on: 28 July 2017

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    Fluorodeoxyglucose-positron emission tomography/computed tomography imaging features of colloid adenocarcinoma of the lung: a case report

    Colloid adenocarcinoma of the lung is a rare subtype of variants of invasive adenocarcinomas. We report the appearance of this unusual entity on 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/computed tomogr...

    ZhenGuang Wang, MingMing Yu, YueHua Chen and Yan Kong

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:202

    Published on: 27 July 2017

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    Role of eculizumab in a pediatric refractory gemcitabine-induced thrombotic microangiopathy: a case report

    The incidence of gemcitabine-induced hemolytic uremic syndrome has already been described in adults. Several approaches have been employed in the treatment of gemcitabine-induced hemolytic uremic syndrome with...

    Ludovica Facchini, Maurizio Lucchesi, Alessia Stival, Rosa Maria Roperto, Francesca Melosi, Marco Materassi, Silvia Farina, Veronica Tintori, Maurizio de Martino and Iacopo Sardi

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:209

    Published on: 27 July 2017

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    Hypercapnic respiratory failure during pregnancy due to polymyositis-related respiratory muscle weakness: a case report

    Polymyositis is a rare medical disorder complicating pregnancy. Ventilatory muscle weakness leading to respiratory failure is an uncommon manifestation of this autoimmune disease. We report a case of life-thre...

    Husain Shabbir Ali, Ibrahim Fawzy Hassan, Saibu George and Abdalrazig Elsadig Fadlelmula

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:203

    Published on: 26 July 2017

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    Hemoglobin Himeji and inconsistent hemoglobin A1c values: a case report

    Hemoglobin A1c is used to evaluate the glycemic control in patients with diabetes and is a risk marker for chronic complications of diabetes. Hemoglobin variants are reported to falsely lower or increase hemog...

    Vânia Guedes, Rita Bettencourt-Silva, Joana Queirós, Maria da Luz Esteves, Maria José Teles and Davide Carvalho

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:201

    Published on: 26 July 2017

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