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  1. Creutzfeldt-Jacob Disease is the most frequently seen type of prion diseases. Its clinical findings consist of predominantly progressive dementia with a rapid onset, myoclonus, and also cerebellar, pyramidal, ...

    Authors: Eren Gozke, Nursel Erdal and Muge Unal

    Citation: Cases Journal 2008 1:146

    Content type: Case Report

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  2. Doxycycline-induced esophageal ulcer patients are mostly young persons with no history of esophageal dysfunction. Heartburn, midsternal pain and dysphagia are the most common symptoms. It has generally a benig...

    Authors: Veysel Tahan, Hakan Sayrak, Nevzat Bayar, Burak Erer, Gulgun Tahan and Faysal Dane

    Citation: Cases Journal 2008 1:144

    Content type: Case Report

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  3. We describe the case of a 55 year old female who presented with a mass in her right breast. Mammography confirmed a 2 × 2 cm lump, suspicious of malignancy. The lesion was widely resected. Histological examina...

    Authors: Anish Patel, Valentina Lefemine, Syed Mansoor Yousuf and Walid Abou-Samra

    Citation: Cases Journal 2008 1:142

    Content type: Case Report

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  4. True subclavian artery aneurysms are relatively rare lesions. Thoracic outlet compression is responsible for 75% of aneurysms. They are formed as a result of compression by, for example a cervical rib.

    Authors: Karen Tam, Kanchana Seneviratne, Rajiv Pathak and Ajantha Jayatunga

    Citation: Cases Journal 2008 1:140

    Content type: Case Report

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  5. Spinal manifestations of vertebral artery dissection (VAD) are rare events and are typically symptomatic with neck pain and ischemic brain injury. We report a patient presenting with unusual peripheral paresis...

    Authors: Ghazaleh Tabatabai, Wolfgang Schöber, Ulrike Ernemann, Michael Weller and Rejko Krüger

    Citation: Cases Journal 2008 1:139

    Content type: Case Report

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  6. A mechanical alteration during manoeuvring of stiff guidewires in tortuous coronary arteries frequently induces vessel wall shortening and coronary psedostenosis, referred as accordion phenomenon. Subtraction ...

    Authors: Gerasimos Gavrielatos, Loukas K Pappas, Prodromos Anthopoulos, Anastasios Salachas, Georgios Ifantis and Ioannis Antonellis

    Citation: Cases Journal 2008 1:138

    Content type: Case Report

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  7. Anterior sacral root stimulation combined with sacral posterior rhizotomy restores bladder function in spinal cord-injured patients suffering from hyperactive bladder. After successful implantation of bladder ...

    Authors: Subramanian Vaidyanathan, Bakul M Soni, Paul Mansour, Gurpreet Singh and Peter L Hughes

    Citation: Cases Journal 2008 1:137

    Content type: Case Report

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  8. Carcinoids are the most common tumours of the appendix. These tumours show prevalence in white children. The clinical presentation of the appendiceal carcinoids is similar to that of acute appendicitis, althou...

    Authors: Efstratios Christianakis, Nikolaos Paschalidis, Maria Chorti, Georgios Filippou, Spiros Rizos and Dimitrios Filippou

    Citation: Cases Journal 2008 1:136

    Content type: Case Report

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  9. We report an unusual case of an 11-year-old Greek girl with complicated acute appendicitis. The pelvic plastron that had been formatted secondary to appendix perforation was mimicking appendiceal intussuscepti...

    Authors: Efstratios Christianakis, Anastasios Sakelaropoulos, Constantinos Papantzimas, Michael Pitiakoudis, Georgios Filippou, Dimitrios Filippou, Spiros Rizos and Nikolaos Paschalidis

    Citation: Cases Journal 2008 1:135

    Content type: Case Report

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  10. The non-malignant, acquired tracheoesophageal fistulas (TEF), resulting from tracheal intubation are usually iatrogenic lesions. Tracheal lesions resulting from intubation may occur and pneumomediastinum, pneu...

    Authors: Hafize Oksuz, Nimet Senoglu, Beyazýt Zencirci, Meral Ezberci and Mehmet Fatih Yuzbasioglu

    Citation: Cases Journal 2008 1:134

    Content type: Case Report

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  11. Although uncommon and often asymptomatic, portal venous thrombosis can have catastrophic consequences for the individual it afflicts, particularly when the process propagates to involve the superior mesenteric...

    Authors: Muhammed Mushtaque, Ronan A Cahill, John J Sheehan and Richard B Stephens

    Citation: Cases Journal 2008 1:128

    Content type: Case Report

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  12. Inversion of the uterus through the uterine lower segment incision during a caesarean section is an extremely rare obstetric incident. It consists, though, an emergency complication that is potentially life-th...

    Authors: Dimitrios Vavilis, Dimitrios Tsolakidis, Dimitrios Athanatos, Antonios Goutzioulis and John N Bontis

    Citation: Cases Journal 2008 1:127

    Content type: Case Report

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  13. Mediastinal cysts have an unpredictable course but can cause complications such as infection or local pressure effects. Persons with mediastinal cysts can be asymptomatic for many years or can develop symptoms...

    Authors: Aldoph B Nanguzgambo, Martin Pike, Richard D Page, Grant F Benfield and Damian McKeon

    Citation: Cases Journal 2008 1:126

    Content type: Case Report

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  14. Expressionless face associated with multiple contractures has been encountered in an infant. There is a wide range of misconception regarding the categorization of children with multiple contractures among dif...

    Authors: Ali Al Kaissi, Monika Rumpler, Robert Csepan, Franz Grill and Klaus Klaushofer

    Citation: Cases Journal 2008 1:121

    Content type: Case Report

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  15. While catheter angiography has traditionally been used to assess the caliber and course of the superficial temporal artery prior to its use as a conduit for external carotid artery to internal carotid artery (...

    Authors: Khashayar Farsad, Reyaad A Hayek, Alexander C Mamourian and Jonathan A Friedman

    Citation: Cases Journal 2008 1:119

    Content type: Case Report

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  16. Peri-anal contracture lead to intestinal obstruction whenever there is involvement of anal orifice. In this case anus and peri-anal skin up to two cm was normal; however both gluteal folds were fused because o...

    Authors: Jagdeep S Thakur, CGS Chauhan, Vijay K Diwana and Anamika Thakur

    Citation: Cases Journal 2008 1:117

    Content type: Case Report

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  17. Tuberculosis remains a serious disease worldwide. Anti-tuberculosis campaigners many times face negative tuberculin skin tests after Bacille Calmette Guérin vaccination. Increasing tuberculin units might be a ...

    Authors: Ioannis DK Dimoliatis and Christos A Liaskos

    Citation: Cases Journal 2008 1:115

    Content type: Case Report

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  18. We present a case of a 35 yrs old female who presented with swelling over her forearm. This is a rare case of a giant cell tumour in a nonepiphyseal region.

    Authors: Sandeep Shrivastava, Shishir P Nawghare, Yogesh Kolwadkar and Pradeep Singh

    Citation: Cases Journal 2008 1:106

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  19. Phendimetrazine is a medication currently being used to help patients with weight loss. It shares a chemical structure with amphetamines. As such, it shares some of the same toxicities, which can include cardi...

    Authors: Danny Landau, Judith Jackson and Gisselle Gonzalez

    Citation: Cases Journal 2008 1:105

    Content type: Case Report

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  20. Lumbrical muscles play a vital role in the precision movements of the hand, along with the thenar, hypothenar and interossei muscles. The variation in the lumbrical muscle is clinically significant.

    Authors: Soubhagya R Nayak, Ramya Rathan, Rachana Chauhan, Ashwin Krishnamurthy and Latha V Prabhu

    Citation: Cases Journal 2008 1:103

    Content type: Case Report

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  21. We report the case of a 39-year old male patient who presented with anaphylactoid shock and diffuse bleeding with prolonged activated partial thromboplastin time at the emergency room. The diagnosis of aggress...

    Authors: Martial Koenig, Jérôme Morel, Jacqueline Reynaud, Cécile Varvat and Pascal Cathébras

    Citation: Cases Journal 2008 1:100

    Content type: Case Report

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  22. A 65-year-old woman presented with abdominal pain, weight loss, fatigue, and microcytic anemia. Esophagogastroduodenoscopy, until the second part of duodenum, was normal. Ultrasound and computed tomography dem...

    Authors: Haridimos Markogiannakis, Dimitrios Theodorou, Konstantinos G Toutouzas, Georgia Gloustianou, Stilianos Katsaragakis and Ioannis Bramis

    Citation: Cases Journal 2008 1:98

    Content type: Case Report

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  23. Scar or incisional endometriosis is a rare, often misdiagnosed, pathologic condition of the abdominal wall. Two cases of incisional endometriosis are presented. Both patients presented with atypical cyclic pai...

    Authors: George Pados, John Tympanidis, Menelaos Zafrakas, Dimitrios Athanatos and John N Bontis

    Citation: Cases Journal 2008 1:97

    Content type: Case Report

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