International Medical Case Reports Journal

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List of Papers (Total 255)

Mixed connective tissue disease complicated by heart failure in Ile-Ife, Nigeria: management challenges in a resource-limited economy

Mixed connective tissue disease complicated by heart failure in Ile-Ife, Nigeria: management challenges in a resource-limited economy Oladapo A Adewuya,1 Rasaaq A Adebayo,1 Adeola I Ajibade,2 Gbenga J Odunlami,2 Anthony O Akintomide,1 Suraj A Ogunyemi,1 Olufemi E Ajayi,1 Adebola O Adetiloye,3 Adeleye D Omisore,4 Oladipo A Olanipekun,1 Adeyinka O Owolabi,1 Ifeoluwa Amjo,1 Olumide...

Intestinal tuberculosis in a 55-year-old woman with a 30-year history of rheumatoid arthritis

Intestinal tuberculosis in a 55-year-old woman with a 30-year history of rheumatoid arthritis Fariborz Mansour-Ghanaei,1 Farahnaz Joukar,2 Alireza Samadi,1 Sara Mavaddati,1 Arash Daryakar,1 Fatemeh Gharibpour3 1Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases Research Center, Guilan University of Medical Sciences, Rasht, Iran; 2Caspian Digestive Diseases Research Center, Guilan University of...

Macular ganglion cell complex measurement in bilateral retrobulbar optic neuropathy without a relative afferent pupillary defect

Macular ganglion cell complex measurement in bilateral retrobulbar optic neuropathy without a relative afferent pupillary defect Masatoshi Haruta, Hiroyuki Ohshima, Ryoji Yamakawa Department of Ophthalmology, Kurume University School of Medicine, Kurume, Japan Purpose: This study aimed to demonstrate the clinical usefulness of measuring the macular ganglion cell complex (GCC) for...

Eight-ball hyphema after laser iridotomy in a patient with undiagnosed hypocellular myelodysplastic syndrome

Eight-ball hyphema after laser iridotomy in a patient with undiagnosed hypocellular myelodysplastic syndrome Sira Arunmongkol, Yanin Suwan, Wasu Supakontanasan, Suthaphat Nilphatanakorn, Chaiwat Teekhasaenee Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand Introduction: We report a rare case of unexpected gross hyphema...

Perforated tuberculous appendicitis: a rare case report

Perforated tuberculous appendicitis: a rare case report Alemayehu Gonie,1 Kebebe Bekele2 1Department of Nursing, School of Health Sciences, Goba Referral Hospital, Madda Walabu University, Bale-Goba, Ethiopia; 2Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Goba Referral Hospital, Madda Walabu University, Bale-Goba, Ethiopia Background: Gastrointestinal tuberculosis (TB) accounts for...

Anaphylactic reactions due to pantoprazole: case report of two cases

Anaphylactic reactions due to pantoprazole: case report of two cases Pramendra Prasad Gupta,1 Rabin Bhandari,1 Deebya Raj Mishra,2 Krishna Kumar Agrawal,3 Rupak Bhandari,1 Sunil Jirel,1 Gyanendra Malla1 1Department of General Practice and Emergency Medicine, B. P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan, Nepal; 2Department of Internal Medicine, B. P. Koirala Institute of...

Dynamic left ventricular dyssynchrony and severe mitral regurgitation caused by exercise: should we go beyond the guidelines?

Dynamic left ventricular dyssynchrony and severe mitral regurgitation caused by exercise: should we go beyond the guidelines? Emilie Laflamme,1 François Philippon,1 Kim O’Connor,1 Jean-François Sarrazin,1 Vincent Auffret,1 Vincent Chauvette,1 Michelle Dubois,2 Pierre Voisine,3 Sébastien Bergeron,1 Mario Sénéchal1 1Department of Cardiology, 2Research Center, 3Department of...

Photoleukocoria with smartphone photographs

Photoleukocoria with smartphone photographs Víctor Manuel Asensio-Sánchez, Lucía Díaz-Cabanas, Alba Martín-Prieto Ophthalmology Department, Clinical University Hospital of Valladolid, Valladolid, Spain Abstract: A 3-year-old boy was referred with suspected leukocoria in the right eye, detected in all smartphone photographs taken by his parents. His medical and family history was...

Generalized peritonitis after spontaneous rupture of pyonephrosis: a case report

Generalized peritonitis after spontaneous rupture of pyonephrosis: a case report Desalegn Markos Shifti,1 Kebebe Bekele2 1St. Paul Hospital Millennium Medical College, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; 2Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Madda Walabu University, Bale Goba, Ethiopia Background: Peritoneal fistulization of a pyonephrosis is an extremely rare event which invariably...

Multiple extrafoveal macular holes following internal limiting membrane peeling

Multiple extrafoveal macular holes following internal limiting membrane peeling Nazimul Hussain, Sandip Mitra Department of Ophthalmology, Al Zahra Hospital, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates Objective: Internal limiting membrane (ILM) peeling has been the standard of treatment for macular holes. Besides, causing retinal nerve fiber layer surface abnormality, postoperative...

Invasive meningococcal disease without meningitis: a forgotten diagnosis

Invasive meningococcal disease without meningitis: a forgotten diagnosis Saqib Walayat,1 Nooreen Hussain,1 Abdullah H Malik,1 Elsa Vazquez-Melendez,1 Bhagat S Aulakh,2 Teresa Lynch1 1Department of Internal Medicine, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria, Peoria, IL, USA; 2Department of Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine, University of Illinois College of Medicine at...

Gastrointestinal obstruction caused by solidification and coagulation of enteral nutrition: pathogenetic mechanisms and potential risk factors

Gastrointestinal obstruction caused by solidification and coagulation of enteral nutrition: pathogenetic mechanisms and potential risk factors Grazia Leonello,1 Antonio Giacomo Rizzo,1 Viviane Di Dio,2 Antonio Soriano,3 Claudia Previti,3 Grazia Giulia Pantè,3 Claudio Mastrojeni,1 Sebastiano Pantè1 1Department of Human Pathology of Adults and Evolutive Era “Gaetano Barresi...

Acute hepatitis E in a renal transplantation recipient: a case report

Acute hepatitis E in a renal transplantation recipient: a case report Mitsutoshi Shindo,1 Hiroaki Takemae,2 Takafumi Kubo,2 Masatsugu Soeno,2 Tetsuo Ando,2 Yoshiyuki Morishita1 1Division of Nephrology, First Department of Integrated Medicine, Saitama Medical Center, Jichi Medical University, Saitama, Japan; 2Department of Dialysis and Transplant Surgery, Hidaka Hospital, Gunma...

Hyporeninemic hypoaldosteronism in a patient with diabetes mellitus: an unforgettable case report

Hyporeninemic hypoaldosteronism in a patient with diabetes mellitus: an unforgettable case report Naziha Chelaghma, Samson O Oyibo Department of Diabetes & Endocrinology, Peterborough City Hospital, Peterborough, UK Abstract: A 58-year-old man presented with a 3-year history of chronic and intermittent hyperkalemia requiring recurrent attendances to the emergency department for...

Langerhans cell histiocytosis with hemorrhagic uveitis and exudative retinal detachment

Langerhans cell histiocytosis with hemorrhagic uveitis and exudative retinal detachment Ranju Kharel Sitaula,1 Anadi Khatri2 1Uveitis Department, B.P. Koirala Lions Center for Ophthalmic Studies, Institute of Medicine, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal; 2Fellow of Vitreo-Retina Surgery, Lumbini Eye Institute, Siddharthanagar, Nepal Abstract: Bilateral intraocular involvement...

First-in-man intravenous implantation of stromal vascular fraction in psoriasis: a case study

First-in-man intravenous implantation of stromal vascular fraction in psoriasis: a case study Kristin Comella,1 Michelle Parlo,2 Rosemary Daly,2 Kellie Dominessy2 1US Stem Cell, Inc., Sunrise, FL, USA; 2US Stem Cell Clinic, Sunrise, FL, USA Background: Stromal vascular fraction (SVF) is a mixture of adipose-derived stem cells/mesenchymal stem cells, endothelial/progenitors...

A rare cause of fever in an adult: a case of familial Mediterranean fever

A rare cause of fever in an adult: a case of familial Mediterranean fever Ilknur Erdem,1 Fatih Saritas,2 Ritvan Karaali,1 Enes Ardic,1 Gaye Kubra Emeksiz,3 Sonat Pinar Kara,3 R Merve Yaniker,4 Oguzhan Bol4 1Department of Infectious Diseases, Faculty of Medicine, Namik Kemal University, Tekirdag, Turkey; 2Clinic of Rheumatology, Tekirdag State Hospital, Tekirdag, Turkey...

Nonprojectile penetrating iron rod from the oral cavity to the posterior cranial fossa: a case report and review of literature

Nonprojectile penetrating iron rod from the oral cavity to the posterior cranial fossa: a case report and review of literature Zhi Gang Lan,1 Seidu A Richard,1–3 Jin Li,1 Chaohua Yang1 1Department of Neurosurgery, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, Sichuan, People’s Republic of China; 2Department of Immunology, Jiangsu University, Zhenjiang, Jiangsu, People’s...

Fatal cerebral hemorrhage in a tetraplegic patient due to autonomic dysreflexia triggered by delay in emptying urinary bladder after unsuccessful intermittent catheterization by carer: lessons learned

Fatal cerebral hemorrhage in a tetraplegic patient due to autonomic dysreflexia triggered by delay in emptying urinary bladder after unsuccessful intermittent catheterization by carer: lessons learned Subramanian Vaidyanathan,1 Bakulesh M Soni,1 Peter L Hughes,2 Tun Oo1 1Regional Spinal Injuries Centre, 2Department of Radiology, Southport and Formby District General Hospital...

Atypical metastasis of renal cell carcinoma to the uvula: case report and review of literature

Atypical metastasis of renal cell carcinoma to the uvula: case report and review of literature Parth Khade, Srinivas Devarakonda Louisiana State University Health, Shreveport, LA, USA Abstract: Renal cell carcinoma (RCC) is a common malignancy with high metastatic potential, primarily due to its extensive vascularity. Common sites of metastasis include lungs, bone, lymph nodes...

Rapid recovery of vision following early intervention with fractionated stereotactic radiotherapy for optic nerve sheath meningioma

Rapid recovery of vision following early intervention with fractionated stereotactic radiotherapy for optic nerve sheath meningioma Toshihiko Inoue,1 Yoshishige Okuno,1 Iku Nishiguchi,1 Koji Ikenaga,1 Osamu Mimura2 1Department of Radiation Oncology, Ashiya Radiotherapy Clinic Nozomi, Ashiya, Japan; 2Department of Neuro-Ophthalmological Therapeutics, Hyogo College of Medicine...

Keratoconus treatment using femtosecond-assisted intrastromal corneal graft (FAISCG) surgery: a case series

Keratoconus treatment using femtosecond-assisted intrastromal corneal graft (FAISCG) surgery: a case series Khosrow Jadidi,1 Seyed Aliasghar Mosavi2 1Department of Ophthalmology, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran; 2Vision Health Research Center, Tehran, Iran Abstract: We describe an intrastromal corneal graft technique that uses femtosecond laser to create...

Cauliflower ear – a minimally invasive treatment method in a wrestling athlete: a case report

Cauliflower ear - a minimally invasive treatment method in a wrestling athlete: a case report Josef Haik,1–4 Or Givol,2 Rachel Kornhaber,1,5 Michelle Cleary,6 Hagit Ofir,1,2 Moti Harats1–3 1Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Ramat Gan, 2Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel; 3Burn Injury Research Node...

Bilateral total retinal detachment at birth: a case report of Walker–Warburg syndrome

Bilateral total retinal detachment at birth: a case report of Walker-Warburg syndrome Navid Hakim,1 Cristina Soare,2 Jamil Hakim2 1Department of Medicine, Princess Royal University Hospital, Orpington, 2Department of Ophthalmology, Queen Mary’s Hospital Sidcup, Sidcup, UK Abstract: Walker–Warburg syndrome (WWS) is a disorder characterized by ocular and brain malformations, and...

Ocular-muscle surgery for filamentary keratitis that developed in double elevator palsy

Ocular-muscle surgery for filamentary keratitis that developed in double elevator palsy Osamu Hieda, Norihiko Yokoi, Chie Sotozono Department of Ophthalmology, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan Purpose: To report a case of filamentary keratitis occurring in the cornea hidden under the eyelids by squint surgery.Methods: A 69-year-old female patient with a...