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  1. In women with evidence of ischemia and no obstructive coronary artery disease the underlying mechanism is most often attributed to coronary microvascular dysfunction. Higher rates of adverse cardiovascular eve...

    Authors: Sandy Joung, Janet Wei, Michael D. Nelson, Haider Aldiwani, Chrisandra Shufelt, Balaji Tamarappoo, Daniel Berman, Louise E. J. Thomson and C. Noel Bairey Merz

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:134

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  2. This is a case report of an iatrogenic intralenticular broken steroid (Ozurdex™) implant in a patient with uveitis. There are only a few case reports on broken Ozurdex™ implants in the vitreous cavity, with no...

    Authors: Jun Fai Yap, Yong Zheng Wai, Qi Xiong Ng and Lik Thai Lim

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:131

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  3. A bilateral duplex collecting system is an unusual renal tract abnormality. Vesicoureteral reflux may be associated. We describe a rare case of bilateral duplex collecting system with bilateral vesicoureteral ...

    Authors: Diataga Sylvestre Yonli, Marouene Chakroun, Selim Zaghbib, Delphine Ye, Abderrazak Bouzouita, Amine Derouiche, Mohamed Riadh Ben Slama, Haroun Ayed, Mohamed Cherif and Mohamed Chebil

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:128

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  4. Parry–Romberg syndrome, also known as progressive hemifacial atrophy, is a rare degenerative disorder with numerous distinctive clinical presentations. It is usually slowly progressive, occurring more in femal...

    Authors: Jimmy Girgis William Abdelnour, Youeil Girgis William Abdelnour, Rose-Mery Amin Boushra Kerollos and Ziryab Imad Taha Mahmoud

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:138

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  5. Extracorporeal carbon dioxide removal is an increasingly used respiratory support technique. As is true of all extracorporeal techniques, extracorporeal carbon dioxide removal needs proper anticoagulation. We ...

    Authors: Jacopo Tramarin, Andrea Cortegiani, Cesare Gregoretti, Filippo Vitale, Cesira Palmeri, Pasquale Iozzo, Francesco Forfori and Antonino Giarratano

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:123

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  6. Although dengue viral infections have emerged as one of the most important mosquito-borne diseases, neurological manifestations of dengue infections are uncommon. Guillain–Barré syndrome and Miller Fisher synd...

    Authors: Nipun Lakshitha de Silva, Praveen Weeratunga, Thirugnanam Umapathi, Neelika Malavige and Thashi Chang

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:120

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  7. A BRCA mutation is a mutation in either of the BRCA1 or BRCA2 genes, which are tumor suppressor genes. Hundreds of different types of mutations in these genes have been identified, some of which have been determi...

    Authors: Mohammed Z. Shariff, Diana Curras-Martin, Natasha Campbell, Varsha Gupta, John D. Mikhail, Michael J. Levitt and Mohammad A. Hossain

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:132

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  8. Pharyngoesophageal diverticulum is an uncommon complication after anterior cervical discectomy and fusion surgery.

    Authors: Patricia Volkow-Fernández, Beda Islas-Muñoz, Patricio Santillán-Doherty, Enrique Estrada-Lobato, Luis Alva-López and José Ávila-Ramírez

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:129

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  9. Penile swellings are not very common. They usually present as an obvious lesion visible and palpable either on the penile shaft, glans, or prepuce. Rarely, benign swellings may be concealed by phimosis and can...

    Authors: T. P. Rajeev, Shalini Krishnan and Arun Menon

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:122

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  10. Isolated adrenocorticotropic hormone deficiency is one kind of hypopituitarism and is triggered by various diseases including autoimmune disorder and/or autoimmune hypophysitis. Adrenocorticotropic hormone def...

    Authors: Seizo Okauchi, Fuminori Tatsumi, Yuki Kan, Megumi Horiya, Akiko Mizoguchi, Yoshiro Fushimi, Junpei Sanada, Momoyo Nishioka, Masashi Shimoda, Kenji Kohara, Shuhei Nakanishi, Kohei Kaku, Tomoatsu Mune and Hideaki Kaneto

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:113

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  11. Hirschsprung disease is a neonatal discovery in almost all cases, and the association of Hirschsprung disease in adults with symptomatic intestinal malrotation is unusual. This combination delays diagnosis and...

    Authors: Elise Lupon, François Labbe, Emile Nini and Sixte Sondji

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:124

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  12. In clinical practice, identification of a case of severe asthma exacerbation prompts initiation of corticosteroids. However, not all that wheezes is asthma.

    Authors: George Vasquez-Rios, Roberto Pineda-Reyes, Eloy F. Ruiz, Angelica Terashima and Fernando Mejia

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:121

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  13. Anaplastic lymphoma kinase-positive lung cancer is a form of lung cancer that accounts for approximately 5% of non-small cell lung cancers. Recently, anaplastic lymphoma kinase inhibitors have been used for tr...

    Authors: Masahide Takeda, Kazuhiro Sato, Sho Sakamoto, Maya Suzuki, Yuka Izumiya, Naho Kumagai, Kazuhisa Sudo, Yuji Okuda, Mariko Asano, Masaaki Sano, Yasufumi Omori and Katsutoshi Nakayama

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:118

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  14. Postoperative delirium is a relatively uncommon condition in middle aged patients, but very widespread in patients with psychiatric and neurological diseases undergoing general anesthesia. Few studies are curr...

    Authors: Laura Levantesi, Germano De Cosmo, Giandomenico Logroscino and Michela Saracco

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:112

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  15. Dyke–Davidoff–Masson syndrome is an uncommon constellation of radiological and clinical findings. Few reports describe co-occurring psychiatric manifestations. Systemic lupus erythematosus is a systemic diseas...

    Authors: José Sordia-Ramírez, Adrián Infante-Valenzuela, Iván de Jesús Hernández-Galarza and Antonio Costilla-Esquivel

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:111

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  16. Plate breakage is one form of construct failure after a clavicle fracture treated with an open reduction and plate fixation. A recent study evaluated construct failure after an open reduction and plate fixatio...

    Authors: Ron Batash, Ronen Debi, Dan Grinberg, Maayan Shema, Avi Elbaz and Yeshaiau Benedict

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:127

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  17. Primary peritonitis without an identifiable intra-abdominal source is extremely rare in healthy individuals; it is commonly seen in cases of nephrotic syndrome, cirrhosis and end-stage liver disease, ascites, ...

    Authors: Francesco Cortese, Pietro Fransvea, Alessandra Saputelli, Milva Ballardini, Daniela Baldini, Aldo Gioffre, Roberto Marcello and Gabriele Sganga

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:126

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  18. Cervical fasciitis is a group of severe infections with high morbimortality. Reports in the literature of patients with cases evolving with mediastinal dissemination of deep cervical abscess are common. Howeve...

    Authors: Caroline Petersen da Costa Ferreira, Marianne Yumi Nakai, Caroline Schmiele Namur, Lucas Ribeiro Tenório and Antonio José Gonçalves

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:110

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  19. Sepsis due to Clostridium perfringens, one of several clostridial species, is an important cause of massive intravascular hemolysis in patients with underlying malignancies. Chronic liver diseases, immunosuppress...

    Authors: Haruki Uojima, Mie Onoue, Hisashi Hidaka, Naohisa Wada, Yoshiaki Tanaka, Tomoyoshi Inoue, Kousuke Kubota, Takahide Nakazawa, Akitaka Shibuya and Wasaburo Koizumi

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:125

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  20. DKC1 (dyskerin pseudouridine synthase 1) is a causative gene for X-linked dyskeratosis congenita. Approximately 8% of patients with dyskeratosis congenita have malignancy, but information about the development of...

    Authors: Motoko Watanabe, Gou Yamamoto, Kenji Fujiyoshi, Yoshito Akagi, Miho Kakuta, Yoji Nishimura and Kiwamu Akagi

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:117

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  21. Female genital mutilation is a common procedure in sub-Saharan Africa that causes serious short- and long-term complications. Although physicians can overcome these complications sometimes, they can be very co...

    Authors: Ozer Birge, Mustafa Melih Erkan and Aliye Nigar Serin

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:109

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  22. Giant cell tumor is known to be a benign neoplasm that arises most commonly in the long bones, while cases in the spine are rare. Recently, denosumab, a monoclonal antibody that inhibits receptor activator of ...

    Authors: Hideyuki Kinoshita, Sumihisa Orita, Tsukasa Yonemoto, Takeshi Ishii, Shintaro Iwata, Hiroto Kamoda, Toshinori Tsukanishi, Kazuhide Inage, Koki Abe, Masahiro Inoue, Masaki Norimoto, Tomotaka Umimura, Kazuki Fujimoto, Yasuhiro Shiga, Hirohito Kanamoto, Takeo Furuya…

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:116

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  23. Oral focal mucinosis, the oral counterpart of cutaneous focal mucinosis, is a rare disease. As it has no characteristic clinical or radiological features, diagnosis is established by histopathological and immu...

    Authors: Yusuke Higuchi, Fumihiko Tsushima, Kanako Sumikura, Yuriko Sato, Hiroyuki Harada, Kou Kayamori and Tohru Ikeda

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:108

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  24. Metastatic tumors in the orbit, especially from gastric cancer, are rare. We present a rare case of extraocular muscle metastasis from gastric cancer and raise consideration of metastasis to extraocular muscle...

    Authors: Sakiko Goto, Hiroaki Takeda, Yuriko Sasahara, Imi Takanashi and Hidetoshi Yamashita

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:107

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  25. Congestive heart failure is rarely observed in patients with acromegaly. Excessive growth hormone secretion and elevation of insulin-like growth factor 1 contribute to pathological changes in myocyte growth an...

    Authors: Jun yi Wang, Yong mei Hu, Jian xiong Liu and Xiao jia Luo

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:106

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  26. Hurler–Scheie syndrome is an intermediate form of mucopolysaccharidosis type I which is a rare lysosomal storage disorder caused by the deficiency or complete absence of enzyme alpha-L-iduronidase activity. We...

    Authors: Hamid Assadeck, Moussa Toudou Daouda, Harouna Bako and Fatimata Hassane Djibo

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:102

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  27. Osteochondritis dissecans of the knee is a prevalent pathology in young, active people that is brought about by either traumatic, developmental, or iatrogenic etiologies.

    Authors: Mikel Sánchez, Diego Delgado, Ane Garate, Pello Sánchez, Sabino Padilla and Juan Azofra

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:105

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  28. There are reports of the familial occurrence of Kawasaki disease but only a few reports described Kawasaki disease in siblings. However, the familial cases were not simultaneous. In these patients the idea of ...

    Authors: M. C. Maggio, R. Cimaz, A. Alaimo, C. Comparato, D. Di Lisi and G. Corsello

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:104

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  29. Hypophosphatasia is an inherited bone disease characterized by low alkaline phosphatase activity encoded by ALPL. Clinically, hypophosphatasia can be categorized as perinatal, infantile, childhood, and adult form...

    Authors: Kazunori Fukushima, Keiko Kawai-Kowase, Yukio Yonemoto, Makoto Fujiwara, Hiroko Sato, Mahito Sato, Takuo Kubota, Keiichi Ozono and Junich Tamura

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:101

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  30. Greig cephalopolysyndactyly syndrome is a rare multiple congenital anomaly syndrome characterized by the triad of polysyndactyly (preaxial or mixed preaxial and postaxial), macrocephaly, and ocular hypertelori...

    Authors: Martina Siracusano, Assia Riccioni, Antonia Baratta, Maurizia Baldi, Paolo Curatolo and Luigi Mazzone

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:100

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  31. There is no established treatment after failure of proven therapies for patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma.

    Authors: Masaki Murata, Yohei Ikeda, Go Hasegawa, Yuki Nakagawa and Tsutomu Nishiyama

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:98

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  32. In metastatic renal cell carcinoma, immunotherapy is the only treatment modality associated with a complete and durable response, but severe toxicity limits its usefulness. If toxicity could be eliminated, imm...

    Authors: Apiruk Sangsin, Hideki Murakami, Takaki Shimizu, Satoshi Kato and Hiroyuki Tsuchiya

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:96

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  33. Adefovir dipivoxil is a nucleotide analogue that is approved for treatment of chronic hepatitis B. Adefovir dipivoxil is associated with proximal tubular dysfunction, resulting in Fanconi syndrome, which can c...

    Authors: Tomohisa Kunii, Toshie Iijima, Teruo Jojima, Masanori Shimizu, Masato Kase, Shintaro Sakurai, Takahiko Kogai, Isao Usui and Yoshimasa Aso

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:99

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  34. Papillary thyroid carcinoma is the most common endocrine malignancy. Distant metastasis from differentiated thyroid carcinoma is infrequent and the metastasis rate of papillary thyroid carcinoma is lower than ...

    Authors: Emre Gezer, Alev Selek, İlhan Tarkun, Zeynep Cantürk and Berrin Çetinarslan

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:95

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  35. Pulmonary valve infective endocarditis is a rare diagnosis that is usually associated with immunocompromised states or structurally abnormal hearts. It is unusual for it to occur in structurally normal hearts ...

    Authors: Paul Bamford, Rajeev Soni, Levi Bassin and Anthony Kull

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:97

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  36. Idiopathic intracranial hypertension, also known as pseudotumor cerebri, is a disorder characterized by increased intracranial pressure of unclear pathogenesis in the absence of other structural and obstructiv...

    Authors: Ahmad Samara, Dana Ghazaleh, Brent Berry and Malik Ghannam

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:94

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  37. Chronic abdominal pain is a common clinical problem. However, diagnosing chronic abdominal pain often requires detailed diagnostic evaluations in addition to sufficient history taking and physical examination,...

    Authors: Tsunetaka Kijima, Ryoji Hyakudomi, Tatsuya Hashimoto, Akari Kusaka, Toshihiko Nakatani and Yutaka Ishibashi

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:93

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  38. Cysticercosis is a zoonotic disease. It is caused by the larval form of the pork tapeworm Taenia solium. This disease is a public health problem in a country like India, but its incidence is underestimated. With ...

    Authors: Tummidi Santosh, Nagiredla Puneeta, Manoj Kumar Patro and Pravin Gaikwad

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:92

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  39. Angiolymphoid hyperplasia with eosinophilia is a rare nodular skin tumor characterized by eosinophilic invasion and vascular proliferation. Previous reports suggested that irritation and inflammation are the c...

    Authors: Naohiro Oka, Shunji Nishimura, Hiroki Tanaka, Kazuhiko Hashimoto, Ryosuke Kakinoki and Masao Akagi

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:87

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  40. Immune checkpoint inhibitors are a promising class of anticancer drugs. The clinical benefits afforded by immune checkpoint inhibitors can be accompanied by immune-related adverse events that affect multiple o...

    Authors: Nobumasa Ohara, Michi Kobayashi, Kazumasa Ohashi, Ryo Ito, Yohei Ikeda, Gen Kawaguchi, Yuichiro Yoneoka, Go Hasegawa and Toshinori Takada

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:88

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  41. Although liver resection is still the best treatment for primary or metastatic hepatic lesions, a conventional surgical approach may be challenging in patients with a history of previous abdominal surgery. We ...

    Authors: Francesco D’Amico, Simone Serafini, Michele Finotti, Marianna Di Bello, Chiara Di Renzo and Umberto Cillo

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:83

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  42. Mixed adenoneuroendocrine carcinomas are highly malignant tumors with both adenocarcinomatous and neuroendocrine components. They can originate in any organ but are more common in the rectum. Due to their rari...

    Authors: S. Semrau, A. Agaimy, M. Pavel, D. Lubgan, D. Schmidt, A. Cavallaro, H. Golcher, R. Grützmann and R. Fietkau

    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:82

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