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  1. Content type: Case report

    In the list of named numerical neuro-ophthalmological syndromes, such as one-and-a-half syndrome and others, we report for the first time twenty-and-a-half syndrome, which is characterized by one-and-a-half sy...

    Authors: Mukesh Dube, Raunak Dani, Ayush Dubey and Dinesh Chouksey

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:35

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    Cutaneous metastatic disease arising from urinary tract carcinoma is rare and associated with a poor prognosis. We report a case of metastatic disease occurring in a patient treated for synchronous urothelial ...

    Authors: M. Ghalleb, M. A. Ayadi, S. Slim, I. Zemni, R. Doghri, J. Ben Hassouna and K. Rahal

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:34

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    Pantoea is a Gram-negative, non-encapsulated, non-spore-forming, ubiquitous straight rod which can be isolated from geographical and ecological sources such as plant surfaces, buckwheat seeds, human feces, and th...

    Authors: Nobuhiro Asai, Yusuke Koizumi, Atsuko Yamada, Daisuke Sakanashi, Hiroki Watanabe, Hideo Kato, Arufumi Shiota, Mao Hagihara, Hiroyuki Suematsu, Yuka Yamagishi and Hiroshige Mikamo

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:33

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    Mycetoma is a neglected infectious disease caused by a fungus (eumycetoma) or bacteria (actinomycetoma); it is characterized by chronic local inflammation with sinus formation and purulent discharge. Its cours...

    Authors: Carine Mekoguem, Cécile Triboulet and Alexandre Gouveia

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:32

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    Pulmonary regurgitation is a common complication after tetralogy of Fallot repair, resulting in right ventricular dysfunction, arrhythmia, and sudden death. However, the indications and optimal timing for pulm...

    Authors: Masao Takigami, Keiichi Itatani, Naohiko Nakanishi, Kosuke Nakaji, Yo Kajiyama, Satoaki Matoba, Hitoshi Yaku and Masaaki Yamagishi

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:30

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    Vitamin D nutrition research requires accurate measures of circulating 25-hydroxyvitamin D. Our objectives were to test whether a diurnal fluctuation in blood-spot concentrations of 25-hydroxyvitamin D can be ...

    Authors: Christine B. French, Sharon L. McDonnell and Reinhold Vieth

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:29

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    Spontaneous remission in solid malignancies has been documented. However, spontaneous remission in aggressive diffuse large b cell lymphoma is exceedingly rare. Previous reports of lymphoma remission suggest t...

    Authors: J. Snijder, N. Mihyawi, A. Frolov, A. Ewton and G. Rivero

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:28

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    Neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorders are severe autoimmune inflammatory diseases of the central nervous system associated with the presence of immunoglobulin G antibodies against the water channel protein a...

    Authors: Susanne Bejerot, Eva Hesselmark, Fariborz Mobarrez, Håkan Wallén, Max Albert Hietala, Rolf Nybom and Lennart Wetterberg

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:27

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    Trousseau syndrome is known as a variant of cancer-associated thrombosis. Trousseau syndrome commonly occurs in patients with lung or prostate cancer. Hypercoagulability is thought to be initiated by mucins pr...

    Authors: Ken-ichi Aoyama, Masashi Tamura, Masahiro Uchibori, Yasuhiro Nakanishi, Toshihiro Arai, Takayuki Aoki, Yuko Osawa, Akihiro Kaneko and Yoshihide Ota

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:26

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    Immune thrombocytopenia is an acquired autoimmune disease. Recently, there has been evidence of thrombotic risk in patients with immune thrombocytopenia, but the mechanism is still inconclusive. Intravenous im...

    Authors: Tarinee Rungjirajittranon and Weerapat Owattanapanich

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:25

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    Pancreatic cancer is one of the most common fatal malignancies and has a poor prognosis. Surgical treatment is the most important treatment method, but there is a low rate of radical excision; moreover, the po...

    Authors: Xiaodong Song, Zili Shao and Huihong Liang

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:23

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    In this report, we present the results of a severe case of Sjögren’s syndrome-related keratopathy after fluocinolone acetonide 190-μg intravitreal implant (Iluvien®; Alimera Sciences Inc.) therapy.

    Authors: Joanna Wasielica-Poslednik, Norbert Pfeiffer and Adrian Gericke

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:21

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    Infections caused by multidrug-resistant Enterobacteriaceae are hard to treat and life-threatening due to reduced therapeutic options. Systemic infections caused by Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase-producing K...

    Authors: Giustino Parruti, Antonella Frattari, Ennio Polilli, Vincenzo Savini, Antonina Sciacca, Augusta Consorte, Donatella Concetta Cibelli, Adriana Agostinone, Francesco Di Masi, Alessandro Pieri, Pierluigi Cacciatore, Giancarlo Di Iorio, Paolo Fazii and Tullio Spina

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:20

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    The porphyrias are a rare group of metabolic disorders that can either be inherited or acquired. Along the heme biosynthetic pathway, porphyrias can manifest with neurovisceral and/or cutaneous symptoms, depen...

    Authors: Hanife Usta Atmaca and Feray Akbas

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:17

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    Dopamine agonists are the standard first-line medical therapy for prolactinoma. We report a rare case of giant prolactinoma with a first epileptic seizure due to rapid reduction of the tumor as a complication ...

    Authors: Motofumi Koguchi, Yukiko Nakahara, Ryo Ebashi, Atsushi Ogata, Shoko Shimokawa, Jun Masuoka and Tatsuya Abe

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:18

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    For the past decades the mean age of primiparae in Western societies is constantly increasing. At the same time, there is a growing demand for assisted reproductive technologies such as in vitro fertilization and...

    Authors: Katrin Mikolaiczik, Marc Praetner, Michael Rüth and Karlheinz Mark

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:16

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    Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors are malignant tumors arising from a peripheral nerve or displaying nerve sheath differentiation. Gastrointestinal malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors are rare and ...

    Authors: Gireesha Rawal, Sufian Zaheer, Charanjeet Ahluwalia and Indrani Dhawan

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:15

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    Panitumumab is the first human combinatorial antibody for the treatment of metastatic colorectal carcinoma. Dermatologic toxicity of all grades occurs in more than 90% of patients. However, there are few repor...

    Authors: Hitomi Kamo, Eiji Shinozaki, Takanobu Sugase, Nobuyuki Mizunuma, Shoji Taniguchi, Takashi Gotoh, Keisyo Chin, Tomoaki Tanaka, Kazumi Koga and Kensei Yamaguchi

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:13

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    Hospitalization and antibiotic treatment can put patients at high risk for Clostridium difficile infection, where a disturbance of the gut microbiome allows for Clostridium difficile proliferation and associated ...

    Authors: Maureen Hitschfeld, Elena Tovar, Sarah Gupta, Elisabeth M. Bik, Christina Palmer, Michael C. Hoaglin, Daniel E. Almonacid, Jessica Richman and Zachary S. Apte

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:9

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    Warthin tumor is a common, benign, painless salivary gland neoplasm. Rarely, Warthin tumors show large areas of squamous metaplasia; such Warthin tumors are called metaplastic or infarcted Warthin tumors becau...

    Authors: Kenji Yorita, Hideyuki Nakagawa, Katsushi Miyazaki, Junya Fukuda, Satoshi Ito and Makoto Kosai

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:12

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    It is important that multiple genetic diagnoses are not missed. This case report describes the clinical features and management of a patient with co-inheritance of Waardenburg syndrome type 4 or Waardenburg-Sh...

    Authors: Angela E. Rankine-Mullings, Graham Serjeant, Zachary Ramsay, Neil A. Hanchard and Monika Asnani

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:10

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    The in vivo assessment of the three-dimensional kinematics of the hip during dance activities in patients after total hip arthroplasty has not been previously reported. We evaluated the replaced hip kinematics du...

    Authors: Keisuke Komiyama, Satoshi Hamai, Daisuke Hara, Satoru Ikebe, Yifeng Wang, Hirotaka Gondo, Hidehiko Higaki and Yasuharu Nakashima

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:11

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    Acetabular retroversion is a rotatory abnormality of the entire hemipelvis that includes anterior over-coverage and posterior deficiency of the acetabulum, and is associated with pincer-type femoroacetabular i...

    Authors: Hiroshi Imai, Jun Takeba, Akira Maruishi, Joji Miyawaki, Tomomi Kamada and Hiromasa Miura

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:4

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    Based on phenotypic similarities between age-related macular degeneration and the autosomal disorder Doyne honeycomb retinal dystrophy, we report on a single nanolaser treatment of a patient with genotype Doyn...

    Authors: Andrea Cusumano, Benedetto Falsini, Emiliano Giardina, Raffaella Cascella, Jacopo Sebastiani and John Marshall

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:5

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    The presentation of patients with knee injuries which can have a significant impact on their ability to work and perform activities of daily living is constantly rising. The posterolateral corner of the knee h...

    Authors: V. Adukia, M. Ricks, K. Colquhoun and N. Flynn

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:6

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    Gout is a monosodium urate deposition disease which is prevalent worldwide. The usual manifestations are crystal arthropathy and tophi deposition in the soft tissues. Spinal tophi may also occur and are rarely...

    Authors: S. A. Wan, C. L. Teh, A. T. Jobli, Y. K. Cheong, W. V. Chin and B. B. Tan

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:8

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    Osteomyelitis is an infection in a bone. Acute osteomyelitis is observed mainly in the long leg bones of children and is usually treated with antibiotics. On the other hand, in adults, subacute or chronic oste...

    Authors: Shintaro Irie, Takatoshi Anno, Fumiko Kawasaki, Ryo Shigemoto, Hideaki Kaneto, Kohei Kaku and Niro Okimoto

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:7

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    Intrathoracic mesothelial cysts almost always arise in the mediastinum, and extramediastinal mesothelial cysts are extremely rare. Here we describe a case of mesothelial cyst derived from the chest wall pleura...

    Authors: Hiroyasu Matsuoka, Hirochika Matsubara, Aya Sugimura, Tsuyoshi Uchida, Tomofumi Ichihara, Tadao Nakazawa and Hiroyuki Nakajima

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:1

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    There are several reports of pheochromocytoma crisis triggered by systemic glucocorticoid administration. However, pheochromocytoma crisis after intra-articular glucocorticoid administration has been rarely re...

    Authors: Masako Tomoyasu, Yusaku Mori, Ayako Fukase, Hideki Kushima and Tsutomu Hirano

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:3

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    Cryptorchidism is the most common congenital malformation of the male genitourinary tract. The cryptorchid testis is most often located in the inguinal canal; however, intra-abdominal locations are not rare. T...

    Authors: Marius Nkembe Nkembe, Clarence Mbanga Mvalo, Frank Leonel Tianyi and Cisse Demba

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:2

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    The term “collodion baby” is used to describe a newborn covered with a translucent, parchment-like skin sheet. It is an extremely rare condition with an estimated incidence of 1 in 300,000 live births. Clinica...

    Authors: Evance K. Godfrey, Evelyne G Furumbe, Flora Faustine and Helga Naburi

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:385

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    A stent in a false lumen is a common cause of stent occlusion after coronary percutaneous coronary artery intervention therapy, particularly in the culprit lesion of acute myocardial infarction. Here, we prese...

    Authors: Yabin Wang, Lei Gao, Ming Zhang, Yundai Chen and Feng Cao

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:386

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    Bacteremia following Staphylococcus aureus is a serious clinical condition which is often associated with distant metastatic infections. One of the most dreaded complications of Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia i...

    Authors: J. A. A. S. Jayaweera, W. P. H. Abeydeera and G. R. Ranasinghe

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:384

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    Projectile foreign bodies are known to cause chronic heavy metal toxicity due to the release of metal into the bloodstream. However, the local effect around the metallic object has not been investigated and th...

    Authors: Bukem Bilen, Fatma Ates Alkan, Umit Bora Barutcu, Meltem Sezen, Mehmet Burcin Unlu and Kamran Aghayev

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:391

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  35. Content type: Research article

    Tinea capitis is a scalp infection caused by different fungi. Etiological diagnosis is based on suggestive clinical findings and confirmation depends on the fungus growth in culture. However, it is not always ...

    Authors: Niema Aqil, Hanane BayBay, Kaoutar Moustaide, Zakia Douhi, Sara Elloudi and Fatima Zahra Mernissi

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:383

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    Hypernatremia is a very common electrolyte disorder and is frequently encountered in out-patient as well as in-hospital settings. We describe an adult who was found to have unexplained relative polycythemia an...

    Authors: Mogamat-Yazied Chothia, Kiran George, Muhammed Sheik and Mogamat Razeen Davids

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:381

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    Contrast-induced acute kidney injury is one of the common adverse events related to percutaneous coronary intervention and a predictor for worse outcome. In the setting of percutaneous coronary intervention fo...

    Authors: Satoshi Higuchi, Yusuke Miura, Yoshio Nishina, Kohei Koyama, Ken Kongoji, Kenichi Matsushita and Kyoko Soejima

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:390

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    Gastric duplication cysts are uncommon congenital anomalies found primarily in children and rarely seen in the adult population. Accurate diagnosis of cysts before resection is difficult even using the most ad...

    Authors: Amal Bennani, A. Miry, I. Kamaoui and T. Harroudi

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:380

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    Ophthalmologists and retina specialists may consider choroidal detachment if patients with rhegmatogenous retinal detachment present with choroidal elevation. That misdiagnosis may lead to inappropriate treatm...

    Authors: Satoru Kase, Yuka Suimon, Kan Ishijima and Susumu Ishida

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:389

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    Extramedullary plasmacytoma is an uncommon tumor that most often involves the nasopharynx or upper respiratory tract. Extramedullary plasmacytoma is a type of plasma cell neoplasm that can present as a primary...

    Authors: Dimitris Fagkrezos, Konstantinos Manes, Konstantina Paraskeva, Michalis Lenos, Charikleia Triantopoulou, Dimitra Apessou and Petros Maniatis

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:379

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    Sclerosing angiomatoid nodular transformation of the spleen is a very rare benign vascular lesion recently described. Usually, sclerosing angiomatoid nodular transformation of the spleen is an incidental findi...

    Authors: Boubacar Efared, Ibrahim S. Sidibé, Fatimazahra Erregad, Nawal Hammas, Laila Chbani and Hinde El Fatemi

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:377

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    Mucosal melanoma of the head and neck is a rare malignant tumor associated with a poor prognosis. Surgery, chemotherapy, radiotherapy, and biotherapy are common strategies for treating mucosal melanoma of the ...

    Authors: Li Yang, Shaofei Ji, Liping Wang and Yi Zhang

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:388

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    Intravascular papillary endothelial hyperplasia (known also as Masson’s tumor) is a benign vascular lesion that commonly occurs in the skin and is rarely found in solid organs, especially in the kidney. In wha...

    Authors: Mohamed Ali Essid, Abderrazak Bouzouita, Ahlem Blel, Maroua Gharbi, Marouen Chakroun, Aycha Ben Miled, Haroun Ayed, Mohamed Cherif, Mohamed Riadh Ben Slama, Amine Derouiche and Mohamed Chebil

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:376

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    Epidural analgesia has become a common procedure to provide excellent pain relief with few complications. Pneumorrhachis and pneumocephalus are rare complications of unintentional dural puncture and injection ...

    Authors: Hyungoo Shin, Hyuk Joong Choi, Changsun Kim, Inhye Lee, Jaehoon Oh and Byuk Sung Ko

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2018 12:387

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