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  1. Content type: Case Report

    Rectal bleeding following any form of rectal surgery is a well recognised complication 1, 2, 3 & 4. However retro-rectal bleeding and tracking which then presents as rectal bleeding has not been reported in th...

    Authors: Maruthesh Gowda Chikkappa, Charles Morrison, Jay Gokhale and Ralph Antrum

    Citation: Cases Journal 2010 3:42

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    Adenosquamous carcinoma of the pancreas is a rare variant of pancreatic exocrine carcinoma. We report a case of 70 year old man who came to our hospital with abdominal pain, anorexia and jaundice. Imaging of t...

    Authors: Evangelia Skafida, Xanthippi Grammatoglou, Chryssoula Glava, Dimitrios Zissis, Nikolaos Paschalidis, Eleftheria Katsamagkou, Nikolaos Firfiris and Thivi Vasilakaki

    Citation: Cases Journal 2010 3:41

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    Body piercing, a growing trend especially in young people, is often complicated by severe infections. We present a case of acute bacterial endocarditis by Staphylococcus aureus complicated by multiple cerebral, k...

    Authors: Giuliana Battagin, Loredana Sarmati, Pasquale Sordillo, Giovanna Picchi, Giorgio Calisti, Laura Ceccarelli, Pellegrino Antonio, Paolo Nardi, Luigi Chiariello and Massimo Andreoni

    Citation: Cases Journal 2010 3:37

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    Venous thromboembolism is a very common pathological process for which there are many well known (and less well-known) predisposing factors. Likewise, olanzapine is a commonly used anti-psychotic medication.

    Authors: Julian FZ Maempel, Geraldine Darmanin, Kashif Naeem and Mehool Patel

    Citation: Cases Journal 2010 3:36

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    Up to now, there have been only a few reported cases of Mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) lymphomas arising in the rectum. Its clinical presentation is indistinguishable from that of rectal carcinoma bu...

    Authors: Feyzullah Ersoz, Ahmet Burak Toros, Hasan Bektas, Ozhan Ozcan, Oguz Koc and Soykan Arikan

    Citation: Cases Journal 2010 3:33

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    A hepatic subcapsular hematoma in a neonate shows a non-specific presentation such as the presence of an abdominal mass without symptoms of hemorrhage and is clinically less distinguished as compared to cases ...

    Authors: Hye Shin Ahn, Yun-Woo Chang, Dong Whan Lee, Kui Hyang Kwon and Seung Boo Yang

    Citation: Cases Journal 2010 3:32

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    There are very few reports of Aspergillus fumigatus causing endogenous endophthalmitis (EAE) in immunocompetent individuals although it is well recognised in the immunocompromised. Treatment can be with intrav...

    Authors: SA Logan, MS Rajan, E Graham, EM Johnson and JL Klein

    Citation: Cases Journal 2010 3:31

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  8. Content type: Case Report

    Seizures with or without trauma may cause fractures that occur commonly in epileptic seizures. Fracture risk is less reported in non-epileptic seizures. Some metabolic conditions leading to a decrease in bone ...

    Authors: Koussay Ach, Ines Slim, Sihem Trimech Ajmi, Molka Chadli Chaieb, Amel Maaroufi Beizig and Larbi Chaieb

    Citation: Cases Journal 2010 3:30

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  9. Content type: Case Report

    Blue rubber bleb naevus syndrome is a rare vascular disorder associated with multiple gastrointestinal haemangiomas that have the potential for life-threatening haemorrhage. These may be difficult to diagnose,...

    Authors: Fardod O'Kelly, Kheng Tian Lim, Narayanasamy Ravi, Nasir Mahmud and John V Reynolds

    Citation: Cases Journal 2010 3:29

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  10. Content type: Case Report

    Liver and lungs are common locations of distant metastases of colorectal cancer. Skin metastases of colorectal cancer are very rare, and facial lesions are extremely uncommon.

    Authors: Zilvinas Saladzinskas, Algimantas Tamelis, Saulius Paskauskas, Darius Pranys and Dainius Pavalkis

    Citation: Cases Journal 2010 3:28

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  11. Content type: Case Report

    Prostate adenocarcinoma is the most common malignancy and the second leading cause of cancer related deaths in men. Testicular liposarcomas are uncommon soft tissue neoplasms. We report coexistence of prostate...

    Authors: Umut Demirci, Suleyman Buyukberber, Asli Cakir, Banu Ozturk, Nalan Akyurek, Basak Unver, Meltem Baykara, Mustafa Benekli and Ugur Coskun

    Citation: Cases Journal 2010 3:27

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    Tuberculosis and sarcoidosis are chronic diseases that rarely occur concomitantly. Sarcoidosis is a multisystem granulomatous disorder characterized pathologically by the presence of non-caseating granulomas i...

    Authors: Kornelija Mise, Ivana Goic-Barisic, Neira Puizina-Ivic, Igor Barisic, Marija Tonkic and Irena Peric

    Citation: Cases Journal 2010 3:24

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    Syphilis is a sexually transmitted disease, remaining under-estimated, under-recognized due to the variability of clinical presentation and ageing of the population with chronic comorbidities. Hence, some mani...

    Authors: O Dahmani, N Target, JP Guy, S Belkhelfa, F Mermet Jeanvoine, J Servonnat and J Djellid

    Citation: Cases Journal 2010 3:23

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    Myxomas are the most frequent benign primary cardiac tumours (50% of benign heart tumours). This kind of tumour is most likely to be localized in the left atrium, followed by the right atrium, right ventricle ...

    Authors: Enrico Vizzardi, Antonio D'Aloia, Ermannna Chiari, Matilde Nardi, Gregoriana Zanini, Roberto Cabras, Giacomo Faden, Cristian Maiandi and Livio Dei Cas

    Citation: Cases Journal 2010 3:21

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    Lipomas can be found anywhere in the body with the majority located in the head and neck region as well as in the shoulder and back. They are not very common in the hand and those involving the fingers are ver...

    Authors: Efstathios Chronopoulos, Nikolaos Ptohis, Christos Karanikas, Alkis Kalliakmanis, Spyros Plessas, Ioannis Neofytou, Fotios Laspas, Ioanna Tzovara and Athanasios Chalazonitis

    Citation: Cases Journal 2010 3:20

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  16. Content type: Case Report

    We report a rare case of posterior hip dislocation after a low energy trauma. The patient sustained a trochanteric fracture in the same hip six months ago, which was fixed using a sliding hip screw and had hea...

    Authors: Matheus Tzurbakis, Emmanouil Morakis, Georgios Mouzopoulos, Nikolaos Lasanianos and Ioannis Georgilas

    Citation: Cases Journal 2010 3:19

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  17. Content type: Case Report

    Pancreatic tuberculosis is a rare disease even in endemic countries for tuberculosis. Here, we report a case of pancreatic tuberculosis from tuberculosis endemic zone presenting as obstructive jaundice mimicki...

    Authors: Sudeep Khaniya, Rabin Koirala, Vikal Chandra Shakya, Shailesh Adhikary, Rajendra Regmi, Sagar Raj Pandey and Chandra Shekhar Agrawal

    Citation: Cases Journal 2010 3:18

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  18. Content type: Case Report

    Splenic pseudocysts are nonparasitic cyst without epithelial lining. We report this case especially by its way of revelation, its large size and its per operative presentation which needed total splenectomy. T...

    Authors: Mamadou Cissé, Ibrahima Konaté, Ousmane Ka, Madieng Dieng, Abdarahmane Dia and Cheikh T Touré

    Citation: Cases Journal 2010 3:16

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    Pericardial effusion and cardiac tamponade are rare but life-threatening complications of percutaneosuly inserted central line (PICL) use in extremely low birth weight (ELBW) neonates, with an incidence report...

    Authors: Alfredo Pizzuti, Emilia Parodi, Paola Abbondi and Mario Frigerio

    Citation: Cases Journal 2010 3:15

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    We describe a case of an ASNIS III 5.0 mm partially threaded cannulated screw unthreading itself as it was being inserted during fracture fixation of a humerus. The majority of complications associated with ca...

    Authors: A Chen, C Willis-Owen, K Akhtar and S Kamineni

    Citation: Cases Journal 2010 3:9

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  21. Content type: Case Report

    A 52 year old female suffering from severe progressive multiple sclerosis was administered quantifiable amounts of standardized cannabis and monitored over the period of one year, while providing daily pain ch...

    Authors: Paul Hornby and Manju Sharma

    Citation: Cases Journal 2010 3:7

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    A 32 year old Indian male patient presented with chief complaints of a high fever, erythema on ear, severe polyarthritic joint pains & swelling, non pitting pedal oedema, facial puffiness and itching for past ...

    Authors: Jairaj C Kumar, Y Vivek, PK Sudhindra, BD Dhananjaya, Amith T Kumar, Kumar Guru, Arunachalam Kumar and Monappa B Hegde

    Citation: Cases Journal 2010 3:6

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    Ectopic kidney occurs as a result of a halt in migration of kidneys to their normal locations during embryonal period. While kidneys ascend through pelvis, they receive new branches from vessels (iliac and aor...

    Authors: Gokhan Gokalp, Bahattin Hakyemez and Cuneyt Erdogan

    Citation: Cases Journal 2010 3:5

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  24. Content type: Case Report

    Therapy related second malignancy of the hematological system is small but real risk after adjuvant chemotherapy for breast cancer. It includes acute myeloid leukemia (AML) and myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS); ...

    Authors: Manish Singhal, Vinod Raina, Ritu Gupta and Prasenjit Das

    Citation: Cases Journal 2010 3:4

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    Stress fractures are caused by repetitive microtraumas that occur during unusual or increased activities. Clinical suspicion is essential for the diagnosis. A twenty-years old soldier was presented with bilate...

    Authors: Mustafa Kurklu, Sener Ozboluk, Erden Kilic, Oner Tatar, Huseyin Ozkan and Mustafa Basbozkurt

    Citation: Cases Journal 2010 3:3

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    Tracheal stenosis is a known complication of prolonged intubation. It is difficult to treat and traditional surgical approach is associated with significant risk and complications. Recurrent stenosis due to gr...

    Authors: Jyi Lin Wong, Siew Teck Tie, Bohari Samril, Chee Lun Lum, Mohammad Rizal Abdul Rahman and Jamalul Azizi Abdul Rahman

    Citation: Cases Journal 2010 3:2

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  27. Content type: Case Report

    Clostridium septicum infections are generally associated with gastrointestinal or hematologic malignancies. We report the first case of hepatic metastases infection with Clostridium septicum that followed alcohol...

    Authors: Neam Saleh, Muhammad R Sohail, Rayhan H Hashmey and Mohammed Al Kaabi

    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9408

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  28. Content type: Case Report

    In 2001, a 71-year old male was admitted to our hospital with unstable angina. The angiography revealed 2-vessel disease with a 90% stenosis of the proximal LAD. A bare-metal stent was implanted. Four years la...

    Authors: Frank Towae, Ralf Zahn and Uwe Zeymer

    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9407

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  29. Content type: Case Report

    Cerebral angioinvasion is a fatal complication of disseminated aspergillosis and has been rarely described in diabetic population in the absence of ketoacidosis. We present a case of invasive fungal sinusitis ...

    Authors: Muhammad J Popalzai, Anurag Kushawaha, Neville Mobarakai, Rohail Asrar and Farida Durrani

    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9406

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  30. Content type: Case Report

    In this case we report a 23 -year-old primigravida with 30 weeks presenting with torsion of the ovarian cyst. She presented to the antenatal clinic with acute pain abdomen. She was diagnosed to have torsion of...

    Authors: Vasavi Kolluru, Rekha Gurumurthy, Venkatasujatha Vellanki and Deshpande Gururaj

    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9405

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  31. Content type: Case Report

    Cesarean section scar pregnancy is a rare but serious complication. It occurs in women with previous uterine scar when implantation takes place at the site of this scar. If early diagnosis is missed the woman'...

    Authors: Adel Al-Nazer, Lama Omar, Manal Wahba, Tahrir Abbas and Mariam Abdulkarim

    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9404

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  32. Content type: Case Report

    Arthrogryposis multiplex congenital (AMC) is characterized by contractions of multiple joints present at birth. The involved muscles are partially or totally replaced by fat or fibrous tissue. Talipes equinova...

    Authors: Zoran S Gucev, Nada Pop-Jordanova, Gordana Dumalovska, Orhideja Stomnaroska, Gorgji Zafirovski and Velibor B Tasic

    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9403

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    Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis and Steven-Johnson syndrome are entities on a spectrum of cutaneous reactions that usually occur as an idiosyncratic reaction to certain drugs. The distinction between TEN and SJS is...

    Authors: Mohamed El Ghonemi, Hesham R Omar, Rania Rashad, Jaya Kolla, Devanand Mangar and Enrico Camporesi

    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9402

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  34. Content type: Case Report

    We report the case of a 4-year-old girl presenting with the retroperitoneal epidermoid cyst. The lesion presented as an intra-abdominal cyst on physical examination and was followed up with more specific inves...

    Authors: Nexhmi Sh Hyseni, Sadik S Llullaku, Defrim H Koçinaj, Hysni J Jashari and Baton Z Kelmendi

    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9397

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