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  1. Open calcaneal fractures are high morbidity injuries and the risk of complications depends on the concomitant injuries, on the size and the position of the traumatic wound. A 53-year-old male patient with bila...

    Authors: Melih Güven, Namık Kemal Özkan, Murat Çakar, Umut Yavuz, Budak Akman and Barış Kadıoğlu

    Citation: Cases Journal 2008 1:194

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  2. Fractures of the subtrochanteric region of the femur provide several challenges to the operating surgeon due to anatomic and biomechanical peculiarities inherent to this region. These challenges are compounded...

    Authors: Shabir Ahmed Dhar, Manzoor Ahmed Halwai, Mohammed Iqbal Wani and Mohammed Farooq Butt

    Citation: Cases Journal 2008 1:193

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  3. Emphysematous pyelonephritis (EPN) is a severe acute necrotising infection of the renal parenchyma and perirenal tissue, characterised by gas formation. 90% of cases are seen in association with diabetes melli...

    Authors: Samuel R Vollans, Ranjit Sehjal, James A Forster and Karol M Rogawski

    Citation: Cases Journal 2008 1:192

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  4. A 75 year old gentleman who presented with an incarcerated paraumibilical hernia was found intraoperatively to have small bowel perforation due to a piece of china with a synchronous asymptomatic sigmoid carci...

    Authors: Quentin M Nunes, James J Brousil, Alex Hotouras, Abed M Zaitoun and Magdi Shehata

    Citation: Cases Journal 2008 1:190

    Content type: Case Report

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  5. Various histological variants of neurofibroma have been described. The objective of this paper is to discuss the unusual histological findings seen in two cases of neurofibromas associated with neurofibromatos...

    Authors: Deepti Joshi, Nitin Gangane, Sanjeev Kishore and Sunita Vagha

    Citation: Cases Journal 2008 1:188

    Content type: Case Report

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  6. The KBG syndrome is a rare autosomal dominant condition, first described by Hermann et al. in 1975. Fundamental findings are: mild development delay, short stature, craniofacial dysmorphism and skeletal anomalies...

    Authors: Ilaria Morghen and Enrico Ferri

    Citation: Cases Journal 2008 1:186

    Content type: Case Report

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  7. We report a case of metachronous solitary metastasis of renal cell carcinoma to the contralateral adrenal gland treated by laparoscopic transperitoneal adrenalectomy.

    Authors: Evangelos Zacharakis, Maria J Ribal, Emmanouil Zacharakis and Hiten RH Patel

    Citation: Cases Journal 2008 1:185

    Content type: Case Report

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  8. Renal organized or structured deposits are much less frequent than those with usual type immunocomplex deposits and are encountered in a wide variety of primary and systemic disorders. It has been suggested th...

    Authors: Fabio Fabbian, Nevio Stabellini, Adriana Galdi, Sergio Sartori, Arrigo Aleotti and Luigi Catizone

    Citation: Cases Journal 2008 1:184

    Content type: Case Report

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  9. Visceral leishmaniasis is caused by a protozoan parasite, Leishmania donovani and transmitted by the bite of female sandflies. India is endemic for this disease. On the other hand, India contributes to the larges...

    Authors: Krishna Pandey, Prabhat Kumar Sinha, Vidya Rabidas, Nawin Kumar, Sanjiva Bimal, Neena Verma, Chandrasekhar Lal and Pradeep Das

    Citation: Cases Journal 2008 1:183

    Content type: Case Report

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  10. An umbilical metastatic lesion is called 'Sister Mary Joseph's nodule'. It is an uncommon clinical or radiographic finding, and it is rare as the first sign of a malignant disease.

    Authors: Andreas Larentzakis, Dimitrios Theodorou, Klio Fili, Anna Manataki, Vasiliki Bizimi, Michael Tibishrani and Stylianos Katsaragakis

    Citation: Cases Journal 2008 1:182

    Content type: Case Report

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  11. An air filled lesion can be a diagnostic dilemma and a careful investigation must be following to clarity any underlining pathology.

    Authors: Ioannis Kokkonouzis, Dimitrios Haramis, Ioannis Kornezos, Hippocrates Moschouris, Stamatis Katsenos and Stauroula Bouchara

    Citation: Cases Journal 2008 1:181

    Content type: Case Report

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  12. We present a case report of an eighteen year old female patient presenting with a psychological trauma related complaint. Part of the manifestation of the complaint included acts of self cutting over a number ...

    Authors: Derek F McLaughlin, Iain W McGowan, Michael C Paterson and Paul W Miller

    Citation: Cases Journal 2008 1:177

    Content type: Case Report

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  13. There is no awareness about celiac disease (CD) in Mexico. A 2.9 year old mestizo boy was admitted to a Mexican hospital with muscle cramps and fine tremors. He suffered chronic diarrhea, abdominal distention,...

    Authors: Jaime Gabriel Hurtado-Valenzuela, Norberto Sotelo-Cruz, Guillermo López-Cervantes and Ana María Calderón de la Barca

    Citation: Cases Journal 2008 1:176

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  14. We present the unusual occurrence of two distinct neoplasms in a 42-year-old woman with an operated pituitary adenoma 18 years ago.

    Authors: Vassilis Samaras, Efstathios Samaras, Ioanna Stergiou, Paraskevi Konstantopoulou, Christos Arnaoutoglou, Marianthi Arnaoutoglou, Vassilis Varsos and Calypso Barbatis

    Citation: Cases Journal 2008 1:175

    Content type: Case Report

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  15. The rupture of the anterolateral papillary muscle is less common than the posteromedial papillary muscle since the anterolateral muscle has dual blood supplies, while the posteromedial papillary muscle has a s...

    Authors: Suriya Jayawardena, Anne S Renteria, Olga Burzyantseva, Gowda Lokesh and Louis Thelusmond

    Citation: Cases Journal 2008 1:172

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  16. Mediastinal widening is a common finding on chest radiograph, and can be caused by numerous conditions. Most of these diseases have grave prognosis if accompanied by chest pain, and require immediate attention...

    Authors: Chethan Puttarajappa and Abhijeet Dhoble

    Citation: Cases Journal 2008 1:171

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  17. False aneurysm or pseudo aneurysm of an artery in close proximity to fractured bone is a well-recognized entity, and fewer various cases, involving different sites have been reported in the literature. We repo...

    Authors: A Amrani, MA Dandane, Z El Alami, T El Madhi, H Gourinda and A Miri

    Citation: Cases Journal 2008 1:170

    Content type: Case Report

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  18. The development of esophageal stricture is not an uncommon side effect of radiation and chemotherapy for neck and thoracic malignancies. Depending on the study, it may occur anywhere from 2–3 weeks to 4–8 mont...

    Authors: Michael A Zhang and Christina M Trillis

    Citation: Cases Journal 2008 1:169

    Content type: Case Report

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  19. Humeral biepicondylar fracture dislocation is a very rare injury reported only once in English literature by G R Taylor et al. We report a case of humeral biepicondylar fracture dislocation in a 13-year-old gi...

    Authors: Naseem Ul Gani, Abdul Qayoom Rather, Bashir Ahmed Mir, Manzoor Ahmed Halwai and Mudassir Maqbool Wani

    Citation: Cases Journal 2008 1:163

    Content type: Case Report

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  20. A 54-year-old man was admitted to the hospital presenting with a 3-month history of sclerosing dermal lesion in the external genitalia. A scrotal skin biopsy revealed a poorly-differentiated adenocarcinoma, im...

    Authors: Kiyoshi Mori, Riko Kitazawa, Takeshi Kondo and Sohei Kitazawa

    Citation: Cases Journal 2008 1:162

    Content type: Case Report

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  21. Parapelvic cysts are uncommon conditions that are usually found during autopsy. Their ultrasonographic appearance is similar to hydronephrosis. We report the case of a 46-year-old female with a 4-year history ...

    Authors: Mohammad Kazem Tarzamni, Narges Sobhani, Nariman Nezami and Faramarz Ghiasi

    Citation: Cases Journal 2008 1:161

    Content type: Case Report

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  22. An eight month old male infant with protein energy malnutrition was admitted in the hospital with the history of repeated attacks of convulsion since four months of age. He was also suffering from frequent att...

    Authors: Asok K Datta, Taraknath Ghosh, Kaustav Nayak and Mrinalkanti Ghosh

    Citation: Cases Journal 2008 1:158

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  23. Adrenal disease is an uncommon manifestation of hepatitis C infection and its related treatment regimen. This is a case of subclinical hypoadrenalism, probably induced by hepatitis C infection and further exac...

    Authors: Huy A Tran, Shuzhen Song, Robert J Lojewski and Glenn E Reeves

    Citation: Cases Journal 2008 1:157

    Content type: Case Report

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  24. Lithium is a widely used mood stabilizer, which may cause cardiac side effects. In this article, we present the case of a 39-year-old woman who had presented with pre-syncope and developed multiple ECG abnorma...

    Authors: Fatih Canan, Ahmet Kaya, Serkan Bulur, Enver Sinan Albayrak, Serkan Ordu and Ahmet Ataoglu

    Citation: Cases Journal 2008 1:156

    Content type: Case Report

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  25. Human cytomegalovirus (HCMV) infection is the major viral complication in solid organ transplant recipients. Seronegative recipents (R-) of organs from seropositive donors (D+) appear to be at higher risk of deve...

    Authors: Fausto Baldanti, Giovanna Lucchini, Daniele Lilleri and Marco Lanzetta

    Citation: Cases Journal 2008 1:155

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  26. Chronic abdominal pain (CAP) may be a manifestation of diseases involving many intra-abdominal organs. Beside diseases affecting subjects without diabetes mellitus, diabetic patients may have CAP due to diabet...

    Authors: George Panagoulias, Nicholas Tentolouris and Spiros S Ladas

    Citation: Cases Journal 2008 1:154

    Content type: Case Report

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  27. Osteoarthritis is a common condition that is typically associated with older adults. Other causes of osteoarthritis, such as those cases resulting from childhood Perthes disease, can affect younger people and ...

    Authors: Jane C Richardson, Christian D Mallen and Helen S Burrell

    Citation: Cases Journal 2008 1:153

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  28. In this report we briefly describe a patient with a dual chamber implantable cardioverter defibrillator in the context of severe ischemic cardiomyopathy who developed persistent atrial fibrillation. After appr...

    Authors: Panagiotis Korantzopoulos, George Grekas, Thomas Pappas and John A Goudevenos

    Citation: Cases Journal 2008 1:152

    Content type: Case Report

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  29. The loss of trial femoral head in the soft tissues is a rare per operative complication in total hips replacement. We report the loss of the femoral head in surrounding hip joint soft tissues and unsuccessful ...

    Authors: Arunas Vertelis, Linas Vertelis and Sarunas Tarasevicius

    Citation: Cases Journal 2008 1:151

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  30. Diffuse alveolar haemorrhage (DAH) is a serious pulmonary complication characterised by a high mortality rate and the absence of specific treatment. The intrapulmonary administration of activated recombinant f...

    Authors: Ángel Estella, Antonio Jareño and Luis Perez-Bello Fontaiña

    Citation: Cases Journal 2008 1:150

    Content type: Case Report

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  31. A 15 years old patient was taken to the operative room for an explorative laparotomy due to abdominal pain and a pelvic spleen at preoperative computed tomography: was pointed out the absence of all splenic li...

    Authors: Francesco Feroci, Egidio Miranda, Luca Moraldi and Renato Moretti

    Citation: Cases Journal 2008 1:149

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  32. Primary osteosarcoma of the breast is a rare malignant tumour. It is typically a poor prognosis tumour, which has some interesting features worthy of discussion. We report a case of primary osteosarcoma of the...

    Authors: Shabuddin Khan, Ewen A Griffiths, Nigam Shah and Srinivasan Ravi

    Citation: Cases Journal 2008 1:148

    Content type: Case Report

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