International Medical Case Reports Journal

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List of Papers (Total 268)

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...

Postsplenectomy Kawasaki disease in a 17-year‑old male

Postsplenectomy Kawasaki disease in a 17-year‑old male Naser Gharebaghi,1 Miramir Aghdashi,2 Seyed Arman Seyed Mokhtari3 1Department of Infectious Disease, Faculty of Medicine, Urmia University of Medical Science, Urmia, Iran; 2Department of Rheumatology and Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Urmia University of Medical Science, Urmia, Iran; 3Student Research Committee...

Isolated absence of right pulmonary artery in a 4-year old child: a case report

Isolated absence of right pulmonary artery in a 4-year old child: a case report Abate Yeshidinber Weldetsadik, Yemisrach Mekonnen Asfaw, Atnafu Mekonnen Tekleab Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, Saint Paul’s Hospital Millennium Medical College, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Abstract: Isolated unilateral absence of the pulmonary artery is a rare anomaly with congenital absence of...

Wasp sting of the cornea

Wasp sting of the cornea Tetsuya Muto, Shigeki Machida Department of Ophthalmology, Dokkyo Medical University Saitama Medical Center, Koshigaya, Japan Purpose: Many treatments, such as conservative management or penetrating keratoplasty, exist for corneal wasp sting. Here, we report a case of paper wasp sting of the cornea treated by anterior chamber wash immediately following...

Isolated Horner syndrome as a rare initial presentation of nasopharyngeal carcinoma: a case report

Isolated Horner syndrome as a rare initial presentation of nasopharyngeal carcinoma: a case report Tanyatuth Padungkiatsagul,1 Anuchit Poonyathalang,1 Panitha Jindahra,2 Piyaphon Cheecharoen,3 Kavin Vanikieti1 1Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand; 2Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi...

Chronic postcataract endophthalmitis caused by Penicillium species in an immunocompetent patient

Chronic postcataract endophthalmitis caused by Penicillium species in an immunocompetent patient Koji Kanda,1 Kei Takayama,1 Toshio Enoki,2 Masaru Takeuchi1 1Department of Ophthalmology, National Defense Medical College, Tokorozawa, Japan; 2Enoki Eye Clinic, Sayama, Japan Objective: Penicillium species are abundant, generally saprophytic, and widely distributed in the environment...

Gradual spontaneous resolution of corneal bloodstaining after anterior chamber irrigation for rebleeding secondary to traumatic hyphema

Gradual spontaneous resolution of corneal bloodstaining after anterior chamber irrigation for rebleeding secondary to traumatic hyphema Hsin-Ying Lin, Kai-Ling Peng Department of Ophthalmology, Chi Mei Medical Center, Tainan, Taiwan Abstract: Corneal bloodstaining, which is brown or dark yellow in color, is induced by hemoglobin deposition, and its breakdown products extend into...

Congenital infiltrating lipomatosis of the face with hyperplastic mandibular, maxillary and pterygoid bones: case report and a review of literature

Congenital infiltrating lipomatosis of the face with hyperplastic mandibular, maxillary and pterygoid bones: case report and a review of literature George Asafu Adjaye Frimpong,1,2 Evans Aboagye,2,3 Mansa Amamoo,4 Solomon Obiri-Yeboah,5 Jonathan Tettey Olesu6 1Department of Radiology, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana; 2Spectra Health Imaging and...

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...

Atypical presentation of critical left main disease in an HIV-infected patient

Atypical presentation of critical left main disease in an HIV-infected patient Rajeev Seecheran,1 Valmiki Seecheran,2 Sangeeta Persad,2 Taarik Dookie,3 Naveen Anand Seecheran1 1Department of Clinical Medical Sciences, University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago; 2Cardiovascular Services Division, North West Regional Health Authority, Mt. Hope, Trinidad and...

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...