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  1. Content type: Case report

    Liver abscess has formerly been a polymicrobial infection. Currently, liver abscess due to Klebsiella pneumoniae is increasingly reported, predominantly in Southeast Asia for unknown reasons. Liver abscess due to...

    Authors: P. N. S. Premathilake, W. K. S. Kularatne, J. P. K. Jayathilake and S. D. N. Senadhira

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:367

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    Epithelioid cell granuloma with caseating necrosis is a typical pathological finding in tuberculosis. While specific inflammation, including that related to tuberculosis, can induce caseating granuloma formati...

    Authors: Risa Shimizu, Kae Tanaka, Yu Oikawa, Hirofumi Tomioka, Kou Kayamori, Tohru Ikeda, Takatomo Yoshioka, Arata Ebihara and Hiroyuki Harada

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:365

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    Cyclophosphamide may induce autoimmune diabetes through a decrease in suppressor T cells and increase of proinflammatory T helper type 1 response in animal models. In humans, this association is not as clear d...

    Authors: Manuel García-Sáenz, Daniel Uribe-Cortés, Claudia Ramírez-Rentería and Aldo Ferreira-Hermosillo

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:364

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    Myxomas account for approximately half of all primary cardiac neoplasms. Most occur in the left atrium and only rarely are attached to the mitral valve, with just over 30 such cases reported in the literature....

    Authors: Kendra J. Grubb, Vasa Jevremovic and Edgar G. Chedrawy

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:363

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    Adult intestinal intussusception is a rare condition caused by the mechanical disruption of bowel motility. A bezoar is defined as indigestible material inside the gastrointestinal tract that develops into a t...

    Authors: Martín Adrián Bolívar-Rodríguez, Rodolfo Fierro-López, Adrián Pamanes-Lozano, Marcel Antonio Cazarez-Aguilar, Benny Alonso Osuna-Wong and José Cándido Ortiz-Bojórquez

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:362

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  6. Content type: Correction

    In the publication of this article [1], there is an error in the Family Name and Given Name of the authors since these were interchanged.

    Authors: George Chatzoulis, Ioannis Passos, Dimitra-Rafailia Bakaloudi, Dimitrios Giannakidis, Alexandros Koumpoulas, Konstantinos Ioannidis, Ioannis Tsifountoudis, Dimitrios Pappas and Panagiotis Spyridopoulos

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:361

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    The original article was published in Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:335

  7. Content type: Case report

    Ace inhibitor-induced angioedema, characterized by sudden-onset swelling of the mucous membrane, skin, or both, is a rare occurrence in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Because of its safety and efficacy, perindop...

    Authors: Fawaz Abdullah Alharbi, Abdulwahab Awadh Alharthi and Faisal Nuefa Alsaadi

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:359

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  8. Content type: Case report

    To describe swept-source optical coherence tomography and optical coherence tomography angiography retinal changes in a case of acute toxoplasmic chorioretinitis both at the time of diagnosis and after healing.

    Authors: Diego Vezzola, Davide Allegrini, Alfredo Borgia, Paolo Fogagnolo, Luca Mario Rossetti, Mario R. Romano and Stefano De Cillà

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:358

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    Limbic encephalitis is characterized by rapid onset of working memory deficit, mood changes, and often seizures. The condition has a strong paraneoplastic association, but not all cases are invariably due to t...

    Authors: Stephanie S. L. Cheung, Gary K. K. Lau, Koon-Ho Chan, Ian Y. H. Wong, Jimmy S. M. Lai, Wai Kiu Tang and Kendrick C. Shih

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:357

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    Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, and inactivated poliovirus combined vaccine is widely used in young children as part of a series of immunizations before they start attending school. Case studies of demyelinati...

    Authors: Preston O’Brien and Robert W. Wong

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:356

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    Cowden’s syndrome (OMIM:158350), a rare genetic disorder (incidence ~ 1:250,000), is caused by mutations of the tumor suppressor gene PTEN. In this report, we describe clinical manifestations of a 56-year-old pat...

    Authors: Sabrina L. Gruhl, Pankaj Sharma and Thang S. Han

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:353

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    We introduce the “kissing stent-grafts technique” for a patient who suffered from a pseudoaneurysm in bifurcation of innominate artery. This technique repaired an innominate artery bifurcation pseudoaneurysm; ...

    Authors: Xin Li, Chang Shu, Quan Ming Li, Kun Fang, Ming Li and Wenwu Cai

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:352

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    Chylothorax is the accumulation of chyle within the pleural space. Chylothorax can occur as a complication after multiple different types of surgery, most frequently after thoracic surgery, albeit with an inci...

    Authors: Ryusei Yamamoto, Yasuji Mokuno, Hideo Matsubara, Hirokazu Kaneko, Yozo Sato and Shinsuke Iyomasa

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:347

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    Renal cell carcinoma represents 3–5% of adult malignant tumors. Metastases are found in 30–40% of patients and brain metastases occurred in more than 10% of them. Despite significant progress in medical treatm...

    Authors: Sylvie Négrier, Guillaume Moriceau, Valéry Attignon, Véronique Haddad, Daniel Pissaloux, Nicole Guerin and Christian Carrie

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:351

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  15. Content type: Case report

    Partial anomalous pulmonary venous return is a rare congenital cardiac anomaly that usually involves the right pulmonary vein and an atrial septal defect. Isolated partial anomalous pulmonary venous return wit...

    Authors: Narihiro Ishida, Katsuya Shimabukuro, Shojiro Yamaguchi, Etsuji Umeda, Hiroki Ogura, Shohei Mitta, Ryutaro Kimata, Hirofumi Takemura and Kiyoshi Doi

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:350

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  16. Content type: Case report

    Traumatic dislocation of the tibialis posterior tendon at the ankle is a rare injury. Some of these cases are misdiagnosed as ankle sprains and are not treated properly. In addition, because the conservative t...

    Authors: Yuzuru Sakakibara, Hideji Kura, Atsushi Teramoto and Toshihiko Yamashita

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:348

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    We describe a patient with Strongyloides stercoralis hyperinfection associated with Streptococcus pyogenes and with streptococcal toxic shock syndrome. To the best of our knowledge this association has not been p...

    Authors: Regev Cohen, Talya Finn, Frida Babushkin, Maurice Shapiro, Martina Uda and Tamar Grossman

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:346

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  18. Content type: Case report

    Cardiovascular manifestations associated with Addison’s disease are previously documented. We described a case of an 11-year-old girl who developed dilated cardiomyopathy as a complication to Addison’s disease...

    Authors: Mohammad Alkhateeb, Mohammad Alsakkal, Mohammad Nour Alfauri and Diana Alasmar

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:345

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  19. Content type: Case report

    Synovial osteochondromatosis, a benign tumor consisting of cartilage and bone, generally presents as multiple osteochondral or chondral nodules. Peripheral nerve palsy caused by synovial osteochondromatosis is...

    Authors: Koichi Yano, Yasunori Kaneshiro, Kosuke Sasaki and Hideki Sakanaka

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:343

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  20. Content type: Case report

    Metastasis to the pituitary gland is an infrequent clinical problem, and the symptoms caused by metastases have been reported in only 2.5–18.2% of the cases. However, metastasis to the suprasellar lesion has r...

    Authors: Ryohei Ono, Ryoji Ito, Keiko Nakagawa, Shinichi Teshima, Izumi Kitagawa and Hideyasu Sugimoto

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:342

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  21. Content type: Case report

    Primary central nervous system lymphoma is a rare, malignant non-Hodgkin lymphoma that can arise in the brain, spinal cord, eye, leptomeninges, or cranial nerves. Primary central nervous system lymphoma is rar...

    Authors: Malik Ghannam, Shaden Mansour, Fareed Jumah, Brent Berry and Albertine Beard

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:341

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  22. Content type: Case report

    Ibrutinib is a tyrosine kinase inhibitor commonly used in patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Based on the published literature, it has a very sound ophthalmologic safety profile. In the following, we ...

    Authors: Anton M. Kolomeyer, Christopher K. Hwang and Benjamin J. Kim

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:349

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  23. Content type: Case report

    Ring chromosome 15 has been associated in previous studies with different clinical characteristic such as cardiac problems, digit and musculoskeletal abnormalities, and mental and motor problems among others. ...

    Authors: César Paz-y-Miño, Jaime Guevara-Aguirre, Ariane Paz-y-Miño, Francesca Velarde, Isaac Armendáriz-Castillo, Verónica Yumiceba, Jesús María Hernández, Juan Luis García and Paola E. Leone

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:340

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  24. Content type: Case report

    Uterine fibroids are the commonest benign gynecological tumors. Laparoscopic myomectomy is becoming increasingly popular as one of the surgical treatment options for symptomatic cases. Large tissues such as le...

    Authors: Felix Mwembi Oindi, Steve Kyende Mutiso and Timona Obura

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:339

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  25. Content type: Case report

    Ovarian lymphoma has a varied clinical presentation and rarely presents with heavy menstrual bleeding. It may occur de novo or secondary to systemic disease and macroscopically appear as solid ovarian tumors.

    Authors: Chanil Deshan Ekanayake, Ramani Punchihewa and Prasantha Sudehana Wijesinghe

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:338

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  26. Content type: Case report

    Small bowel intussusception in adults is rarely encountered. In most cases small bowel intussusception is caused by benign neoplastic lesions, but metastasis of cutaneous malignant melanoma causing small bowel...

    Authors: Mihajlo Đokić, David Badovinac, Miha Petrič and Blaž Trotovšek

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:337

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  27. Content type: Case report

    Congenital portosystemic shunts present with various associated complications, such as other congenital malformations, hyperammonemia, or hepatopulmonary syndrome. Few cases of associated hypoglycemia have bee...

    Authors: Alexander Weigert, Jeanette Bierwolf, Heiko Reutter, Ulrich Gembruch, Joachim Woelfle, Rainer Ganschow and Andreas Mueller

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:336

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  28. Content type: Case report

    There are an estimated 1–2 cases per million per year of adrenocortical carcinoma in the USA. It represents a rare and aggressive malignancy; it is the second most aggressive endocrine malignant disease after ...

    Authors: George Chatzoulis, Ioannis Passos, Dimitra-Rafailia Bakaloudi, Dimitrios Giannakidis, Alexandros Koumpoulas, Konstantinos Ioannidis, Ioannis Tsifountoudis, Dimitrios Pappas and Panagiotis Spyridopoulos

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:335

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:361

  29. Content type: Case report

    Osteoarticular tuberculosis is rare in Germany. In particular, trochanteric bursitis is an extremely rare manifestation of osteoarticular tuberculosis. We describe a case of tuberculous coxitis with trochanter...

    Authors: Georgios Sogkas, Anna Holz, Elke Riechers, Florian Länger, Christian von Falck, Reinhold Ernst Schmidt and Torsten Witte

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:332

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  30. Content type: Case report

    Dislocation following total hip arthroplasty is mainly caused by malposition. However, the coexistence of neuromuscular disorders is also considered a risk for dislocation due to excessive hip joint laxity. To...

    Authors: Yoshiki Murotani, Yutaka Kuroda, Koji Goto, Toshiyuki Kawai and Shuichi Matsuda

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:331

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  31. Content type: Case report

    Pulmonary artery embolization due to projectile embolus is a rare complication in combat patients. Such embolization is rare for combat patients in the ongoing armed conflict, in East Ukraine since 2014.

    Authors: Igor Khomenko, Ievgen Tsema, Pavlo Shklyarevych, Kyrylo Kravchenko, Victoriia Holinko, Sofiia Nikolaienko, Sergey Shypilov, Oleg Gerasimenko, Andrii Dinets and Vladimir Mishalov

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:330

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  32. Content type: Case report

    Rhabdomyosarcoma of the urinary bladder in adults is an extremely rare malignant neoplasm that develops from the bladder wall.

    Authors: Mustapha Ahsaini, Khalid Ouattar, Hamid Azelmad, Soufiane Mellas, Jallal Eddine Ammari, Mohammed Fadl Tazi, Mohammed Jamal Fassi, Moulay Hassan Farih, Simohammed Sekal and Taoufik Harmouch

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:329

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  33. Content type: Case report

    Cedecea lapagei bacterium was discovered in 1977 but was not known to be pathogenic to humans until 2006. In the medical literature there are very few clinical case reports of Cedecea lapagei; none have reported ...

    Authors: Victor Ramzes Chavez Herrera, Maria Fernanda Rosas De Silva, Homero Orendain Alcaraz, Gabriel Ceja Espiritu, Karla Carrazco Peña and Valery Melnikov

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:328

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  34. Content type: Case report

    Pulmonary cryptococcosis is a common fungal infection frequently seen in immunocompromised patients. Owing to its nonspecific clinical and radiographic features, the differential diagnosis with secondary tuber...

    Authors: Liyang Li, Liang Zhuang, Jian Zhou and Changzhou Shao

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:327

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  35. Content type: Case report

    Aeromonas hydrophila is a water-dwelling, gram-negative rod-shaped bacterium, associated with diarrheal illness and, less commonly, necrotizing skin and soft tissue infections, especially among immunocompromised ...

    Authors: Alejandra Ugarte-Torres, Sarah Perry, Angela Franko and Deirdre L Church

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:326

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  36. Content type: Case report

    Multiple myeloma is a very heterogeneous disease comprising a number of genetic entities that differ from each other in their evolution, mode of presentation, response to therapy, and prognosis. Due to its mor...

    Authors: Satoko Oka, Kazuo Ono and Masaharu Nohgawa

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:320

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  37. Content type: Case report

    Dengue fever is a mosquito-borne viral disease with a very high incidence in Southeast Asia. Most patients with dengue fever recover following a self-limiting febrile illness, while a small proportion may prog...

    Authors: Keshinie Samarasekara and Janake Munasinghe

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:321

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  38. Content type: Case report

    Pompe disease is an autosomal recessive lysosomal storage disorder characterized by progressive myopathy with proximal muscle weakness, respiratory muscle dysfunction, and cardiomyopathy. Its prevalence ranges...

    Authors: Najlae Adadi, Maryem Sahli, Grégory Egéa, Ilham Ratbi, Mohamed Taoudi, Layla Zniber, Wafaa Jdioui, Said El Mouatassim and Abdelaziz Sefiani

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:322

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  39. Content type: Case report

    Aluminum phosphide is a very common suicide agent in developing countries like Nepal. Due to the unavailability of a specific antidote, mortality is very high because the phosphine molecule that is formed lead...

    Authors: Achyut Sharma, Apurb Sharma, Anil Acharya, Diptesh Aryal, Bijoy G. Rajbanshi, Prajjwal Raj Bhattarai, Ashim Regmi and Anup Ghimire

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:311

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    Most colorectal cancer liver metastases form nodules within the hepatic parenchyma, and hepatectomy is the only radical treatment for synchronous metastases. There is concern about intrabiliary tumor growth wh...

    Authors: Ichiro Onishi, Masato Kayahara, Ryohei Takei, Naoki Makita, Masayoshi Munemoto, Yasumichi Yagi and Atsuhiro Kawashima

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:314

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  41. Content type: Case report

    Poland syndrome is a congenital malformation characterized by ipsilateral hand and chest wall depression, including an absence or hypoplasia of the breast and pectoral muscles. These hypoplastic defects are re...

    Authors: Kenji Gonda, Yosuke Tachiya, Yuichi Hatakeyama, Tomoyuki Momma, Tomoko Tamaoki, Yuko Maejima, Yuichi Rokkaku, Shigehira Saji, Kenju Shimomura and Koji Kono

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:312

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    Monoclonal gammopathy is commonly associated with plasma cell dyscrasia. However, monoclonal gammopathy without bone marrow plasmacytosis in prostate carcinoma has rarely been reported. The association between...

    Authors: Samik Pramanik, Md Jahangir Gazi, Anjan Kumar Das, Nirod Baran Debnath and Salil K Pal

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:325

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  43. Content type: Case report

    Advanced renal cell carcinoma in some cases causes malignant intravascular thrombus with the potential for growth into the inferior vena cava or even the right atrium. Renal cell carcinoma is accompanied by ma...

    Authors: R. Novotny, J. Chlupac, T. Marada, V. Borovicka, V. Vik, L. Voska, L. Janousek and Jiri Fronek

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:313

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