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  1. Rapid diagnosis and appropriate treatment of Munchausen syndrome is important not only for the patient but also for health care workers because a delay in diagnosis can worsen patients’ clinical outcomes, and ...

    Authors: Naoki Iwanaga, Kazuko Yamamoto, Takahiro Takazono, Tomomi Saijo, Yoshifumi Imamura, Taiga Miyazaki, Koichi Izumikawa, Yoshihiro Yamamoto, Katsunori Yanagihara, Akira Yasuoka and Hiroshi Mukae

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:287

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  2. Generally, ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome develops after superovulation caused by ovulation-inducing drugs in infertile patients. However, ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome associated with natural pregnancy...

    Authors: Hiroaki Tsubokura, Yohei Ikoma, Takuya Yokoe, Tomoo Yoshimura and Katsuhiko Yasuda

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:292

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  3. Temporal artery biopsy is essential for the diagnosis of giant cell arteritis. It has been shown that 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography-computed tomography, magnetic resonance angiography, and u...

    Authors: Toshio Kawamoto, Michihiro Ogasawara, Souichiro Nakano, Yuko Matsuki−Muramoto, Masakazu Matsushita, Kenjiro Yamanaka, Ken Yamaji and Naoto Tamura

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:285

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  4. Primary spontaneous pneumothorax is a common disorder occurring in young adults without underlying lung disease. Although tobacco smoking is a well-documented risk factor for spontaneous pneumothorax, an assoc...

    Authors: Alex Bonilla, Alexander J. Blair, Suliman M. Alamro, Rebecca A. Ward, Michael B. Feldman, Richard A. Dutko, Theodora K. Karagounis, Adam L. Johnson, Erik E. Folch and Jatin M. Vyas

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:283

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  5. A pseudoaneurysm is a rare but serious complication after transradial coronary catheterization. Although different treatment modalities have been proposed to treat post-catheterization pseudoaneurysm, only lim...

    Authors: Lingling Wu, Faris Haddadin, Joshua Berookhim, Justin Ratcliffe and Joseph Puma

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:282

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  6. NUT midline carcinoma is a rare and aggressive subset of squamous cell carcinoma, which is characterized by the translocation of nuclear protein in testis gene that is mostly fused with bromodomain and extrate...

    Authors: Leandro J. C. Oliveira, Aline B. L. Gongora, Marcela T. Latancia, Felipe G. Barbosa, João Vitor A. M. Gregorio, Leonardo A. Testagrossa, Mariane T. Amano and Olavo Feher

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:279

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  7. Primary sarcoma of the breast is rare. Surgery has been the only curative treatment available. Recently, neoadjuvant chemotherapy including anthracycline/ifosfamide has been reported effective for patients wit...

    Authors: Chieko Miyazaki, Mikio Shiozawa, Rintaro Koike, Kasumi Ogihara, Yumiko Sasaki, Satomi Shiba, Saki Nishida, Masako Sakuragi, Hirofumi Mizunuma, Takashi Fujita, Noriyoshi Fukushima, Alan K. Lefor, Joji Kitayama and Naohiro Sata

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:289

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  8. Dengue fever and dengue hemorrhagic fever incidence is increasing in Sri Lanka, especially among the young population. Uncommon presentations of this common illness make diagnostic dilemmas and can delay stand...

    Authors: W S Weerasinghe and Arjuna Medagama

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:278

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  9. Renal involvement in idiopathic hypereosinophilic syndrome is uncommon. The mechanism of kidney damage can be explained as occurring via two distinct pathways: (1) thromboembolic ischemic changes secondary to ...

    Authors: Diana Curras-Martin, Swapnil Patel, Huzaif Qaisar, Sushil K. Mehandru, Avais Masud, Mohammad A. Hossain, Gurpreet S. Lamba, Harry Dounis, Michael Levitt and Arif Asif

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:281

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  10. Familial glucocorticoid deficiency is a rare autosomal recessive disorder characterized by isolated glucocorticoid deficiency. Most patients are diagnosed following episodes of hypoglycemia or convulsion. We r...

    Authors: Kanchana Uyangoda, Phirarthana Kamalanathan and Sachith Mettananda

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:280

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  11. Eosinophilic esophagitis, once considered a rare disorder, has been increasingly recognized as a leading cause of dysphagia and food impaction in children and adults over the last few decades. It predominantly...

    Authors: Tanureet Kochar, Parminder Singh Dhingra, Muhammad Farhan Khaliq and Brittain Mcjunkin

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:275

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  12. Late cardiovascular disease-related adverse events are one of the most common causes of premature mortality among long-term survivors of childhood cancer. As it is difficult to reduce the heart dose with tradi...

    Authors: Gen Suzuki, Toshiyuki Ogata, Norihiro Aibe, Hideya Yamazaki, Shigeki Yagyu, Tomoko Iehara, Hajime Hosoi and Kei Yamada

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:277

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  13. Leprosy is a disease that was declared eliminated in 2010 from Nepal; however, new cases are diagnosed every year. The difficulty arises when the presentation of the patient is unusual.

    Authors: Shiva Raj K.C., Geetika K.C., Purnima Gyawali, Manisha Singh and Milesh Jung Sijapati

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:276

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  14. Berlin Heart EXCOR® pediatric ventricular assist device is a mechanical circulatory support device currently used in pediatric patients. Sotos syndrome is a well-described multiple anomaly syndrome characteriz...

    Authors: Rita Gravino, Giuseppe Limongelli, Andrea Petraio, Daniele Masarone, Maria Giovanna Russo, Ciro Maiello, Marina Verrengia, Danilo De Paulis and Giuseppe Pacileo

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:286

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  15. Multiple evanescent white dot syndrome most often resolves spontaneously without complications; however, choroidal neovascularization can sometimes occur.

    Authors: Maria Cristina Savastano, Marco Rispoli and Bruno Lumbroso

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:274

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  16. Dengue fever is a mosquito-borne illness prevalent mainly in the tropics. It is feared for causing the dengue hemorrhagic spectrum of the disease leading to significant morbidity and mortality. Its rarer manif...

    Authors: Jevon Yudhishdran, Isurujith Kongala Liyanage, Mitrakrishnan Rayno Navinan, Sandamalee Herath, Danushka Withanage, Sivakumar Jeyalakshmy and Aruna Kulatunga

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:271

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  17. The robot-assisted laparoscopic management of post-chemotherapy retroperitoneal metastasis and inferior vena cava tumor thrombus secondary to testicular cancer is a challenging task for urologists.

    Authors: Kai Zhang, Gang Zhu, Xingshuai Liu, Jiangke Tian, Yanfei Gu, Mengyao Zhai, Lu Yang, Wei Liu, Hongbo Li and Francisco J. Martinez Portillo

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:272

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  18. Musculoskeletal tuberculosis forms 10–25% of extrapulmonary tuberculosis which mainly involves the spine or weight-bearing joints. Tuberculous involvement of the sternum is a rare clinical entity even in count...

    Authors: Lovenish Bains, Pawan Lal, Tirlok Chand, Kamal Kishore Gautam, Mohd Yasir Beg and Pritesh Kumar

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:267

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  19. Obstructive sleep apnea is related to increased systemic inflammation and arterial hypertension. We present a case of retropharyngeal hematoma without trauma und hypothesize that this could be caused by untrea...

    Authors: Christian Warken, Nicole Rotter, Joachim Theodor Maurer, Ulrike Attenberger and Anne Lammert

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:269

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  20. Epilepsy is the most common neurological disorder that causes spontaneous, unprovoked, and recurrent seizures. Epilepsy is clinically and genetically heterogeneous with various modes of inheritance. The comple...

    Authors: Maryem Sahli, Abdelali Zrhidri, Siham Chafai Elaloui, Wiam Smaili, Jaber Lyahyai, Fatima Zohra Oudghiri and Abdelaziz Sefiani

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:266

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  21. We report a case of a patient with a rare clinical condition: cystic angiomatosis presenting as pleural effusion and multiple bone lesions mimicking a metastatic malignant neoplasia. With only about 50 such ca...

    Authors: Caroline Souza dos Anjos, Rafaela Melo Campos Borges, Ananda Castro Chaves, William Hiromi Fuzita, Carlos Augusto Moreira Silva and Ubiratã Gomes Loureiro de Oliveira

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:265

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  22. Peritoneal metastases are often reported in several abdominal tumors. Peritoneal diffusion from extra-abdominal tumors is thought to be rare. Lung cancer is one of the most common cancers in the world with ear...

    Authors: Simone Sibio, Giuseppe Sigismondo Sica, Sara Di Carlo, Maurizio Cardi, Alessandra Di Giorgio, Bianca Maria Sollazzo and Paolo Sammartino

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:262

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  23. The coexistence of malignancies in a patient may be explained by the tumor-to-tumor metastasis phenomenon or multiple primary malignant tumors, both of which are not common findings. Here, we are going to pres...

    Authors: Arya Aminorroaya, Mohsen Khoshniatnikoo, Hossein Farrokhpour, Jamshid Vafaeimanesh and Mohammad Bagherzadeh

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:259

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  24. A hydatidiform mole with a coexisting fetus is a rare condition that commonly occurs as either a partial mole with fetus or a twin pregnancy comprising a complete mole and normal fetus. In the former case, the...

    Authors: Nozomi Uemura, Yasushi Takai, Yukiko Mikami, Miwa Ogasawara, Masahiro Saitoh, Kazunori Baba, Junichi Tamaru, Masaaki Hara and Hiroyuki Seki

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:256

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  25. Penetrating neck and chest trauma is a very common entity in emergency medicine that usually requires surgical treatment. Our case report illustrates the case of a 27-year-old Arabian man with hemopneumothorax...

    Authors: Roberto Corzani, Lisa De Leonibus, Luca Luzzi, Marco Ghisalberti, Fabiola Meniconi, Tommaso Ligabue and Piero Paladini

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:255

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  26. Avascular necrosis of the femoral capital epiphysis is the most serious complication after traumatic dislocation of the hip in children. This case report discusses the localization and revascularization of the...

    Authors: Kenta Momii, Satoshi Hamai, Goro Motomura, Kensuke Kubota, Masato Kiyohara, Takuaki Yamamoto and Yasuharu Nakashima

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:254

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  27. Psoas or epidural abscesses are often accompanied by pyogenic spondylitis and require drainage. Posterolateral percutaneous endoscopic techniques are usually used for hernia discectomy, but this approach is al...

    Authors: Keiichiro Iida, Koichi Yoshikane, Osamu Tono, Kiyoshi Tarukado and Katsumi Harimaya

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:253

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  28. Chronic insomnia and obstructive sleep apnea are both common sleep disorders. Chronic insomnia is thought to result from stress-related physiologic hyperarousal (somatic arousal) that makes it difficult for an in...

    Authors: Michael Proothi, Victor J. R. Grazina and Avram R. Gold

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:252

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  29. Various antiepileptic drugs can potentially cause psychiatric side effects in patients with epilepsy, but the precise mechanism of these actions remains unknown. In recent years, the common polymorphism C677T ...

    Authors: Masaru Shimura, Hikari Yamada, Hidekuni Takahashi, Naoto Yamada, Soken Go, Gaku Yamanaka and Hisashi Kawashima

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:250

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  30. Gonioscopy-assisted transluminal trabeculectomy is a novel and useful technique for ab interno trabeculotomy. However, gonioscopy-assisted transluminal trabeculectomy is difficult to perform in patients with c...

    Authors: Isao Nakao, Tadashi Mine, Mika Sakaguchi and Hiroshi Enaida

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:249

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  31. Mucinous nonneoplastic cyst of the pancreas is a rare disease defined as a cystic lesion lined with mucinous epithelium, supported by hypocellular stroma and not communicating with the pancreatic ducts. Mucino...

    Authors: Masashi Inoue, Ichiro Ohmori, Nozomi Karakuchi, Yuki Takemoto, Manabu Shimomura, Kazuaki Miyamoto, Masahiro Ikeda, Kazuhiro Toyota, Seiji Sadamoto and Tadateru Takahashi

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:264

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  32. Hyperammonemia is a common cause of metabolic encephalopathy, mainly related to hepatic cirrhosis. Numerous nonhepatic etiologies exist but they are infrequent and not well known, thus, leading to misdiagnosis...

    Authors: Antonio Leidi, Marisa Pisaturo and Thierry Fumeaux

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:248

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  33. Cervical lymph node swelling is quite a common symptom mainly caused by infections in the face or as metastasis of a malignant tumor. In infection cases in particular, rare diseases should never be overlooked....

    Authors: R. Rothweiler, M. A. Fuessinger, R. Schmelzeisen and M. C. Metzger

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:247

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  34. Solitary fibrous tumors are tumors of mesenchymal origin that occur in the extremities and occasionally in pleura, meninges, and so on, but are extremely rare in the adrenal gland. Their biological behavior is...

    Authors: Hailu Wondimu Gebresellassie, Yusuf Mohammed, Brahenu Kotiso, Bereket Amare and Aemero Kebede

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:246

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  35. Acute appendicitis is known to cause intestinal obstruction. The presentation is commonly due to functional obstruction, but on very rare occasions it presents as mechanical obstruction, especially closed loop.

    Authors: Khaled Ahmed Ahmed, Ahmed Mohamed Farid Hamdy, Moustafa Ibrahim Seifeldin and Moustafa Refaie Elkeleny

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:208

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  36. In the publication of this article [1], the figures were accidentally omitted due to an error. This has now been updated in the original article within the Case presentation section.

    Authors: Jennifer Maguire and Deborah Holt

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:263

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    The original article was published in Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:174

  37. Anomalies in primary teeth are comparatively fewer than in the permanent teeth. The presence of a primary canine with two roots is very rare. An unusual anomaly like this may lead to problems during extraction...

    Authors: Ali Assiry

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:261

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  38. Apert syndrome, Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man number 101200, is a rare genetic condition, with autosomal dominant inheritance, characterized by craniosynostosis, midfacial malformation, and severe symmet...

    Authors: Gara Samara Brajadenta, Ariestya Indah Permata Sari, Donny Nauphar, Tiar Masykuroh Pratamawati and Vincent Thoreau

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:244

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  39. Pseudomeningocele or cerebrospinal fluid leakage is one of the most common complications of foramen magnum decompression with duraplasty for Chiari I malformation. Usually, cerebrospinal fluid leakage is treat...

    Authors: Takashi Kobayashi, Naohisa Miyakoshi, Toshiki Abe, Kazuma Kikuchi, Eiji Abe and Yoichi Shimada

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:243

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  40. Medullary ischemia secondary to surgical procedures of the infrarenal aorta is an infrequent and mostly devastating complication of this procedure, and its nonspecific clinical presentation makes it difficult ...

    Authors: Erika D. Pérez-Riveros, Cesar A. Cardona-Montes, Carlos A. Zapata-Álvarez, Wendy L. Sotelo-Hernández and Alirio R. Bastidas-Goyes

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:242

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  41. Pseudoaneurysm of thoracic aorta as a complication of blunt trauma to the chest, can present with a variety of symptoms due to mass compression effect. Here we report the first pseudoaneurysm of thoracic aorta...

    Authors: Zahra Azizi, Pouria Alipour, Maria Terricabras and Yaariv Khaykin

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:239

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  42. Serum carcinoembryonic antigen levels are often elevated in patients with malignant diseases. However, the etiology of elevated serum carcinoembryonic antigen levels may be extremely difficult to determine con...

    Authors: Kazuhiro Matsueda, Toshio Otani, Yusuke Fujioka and Motowo Mizuno

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:237

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