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  1. This case report describes about a young, male patient with persisting syncope during physical therapy for complex regional pain syndrome type 1 after metatarsal fractures.

    Authors: Jan Paul M Frölke, Almar WA Bruggeman, Frank PAJ Klomp and Joep LRM Smeets

    Citation: Cases Journal 2008 1:107

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  2. Various therapeutic options are available for the management of Langerhans cell histiocytosis. However, treatment administered to control this disease may be complicated by acute leukemia.

    Authors: Khalid A Al-Anazi, Abdulrahman Alshehri, Hazza A Al-Zahrani, Fahad I Al-Mohareb, Irfan Maghfoor and Dahish Ajarim

    Citation: Cases Journal 2008 1:101

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  3. Early postoperative stroke is an adverse syndrome after coronary bypass surgery. This report focuses on overcoming of cerebral ischemia as a result of haemodynamic instability during heart enucleation in off-p...

    Authors: Paolo Zanatta, Enrico Bosco, Piero Di Pasquale, Agarwal Nivedita, Carlo Valfrè and Carlo Sorbara

    Citation: Cases Journal 2008 1:94

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  4. The increased morbidity and mortality resulting from respiratory failure in patients with neuromuscular disorders and/or kyphoscoliosis can be reversed with non-invasive ventilation. Spontaneous mode bilevel p...

    Authors: Krishna B Sriram, Andrew Thornton and Ral Antic

    Citation: Cases Journal 2008 1:93

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  5. Emphysematous pyelonephritis is a gas-producing necrotizing bacterial infection that involves the renal parenchyma and perirenal tissue.

    Authors: Alexandros Strofilas, Andreas Manouras, Emmanuel E Lagoudianakis, Aikaterini Kotzadimitriou, Apostolos Pappas, Ioannis Chrysikos and Evangelos Menenakos

    Citation: Cases Journal 2008 1:91

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  6. Good's syndrome is extremely rare and refers to an acquired B and T cell immunodeficiency in thymoma patients. The authors of this article present a case report of a 75-year-old, caucasian male patient previou...

    Authors: Nelson Pedro Ferreira de Jesus, Patrícia Margarida Serra Carvalho, Florbela Maria Grilo Dias, Elsa Maria Filipe Gaspar and José Júlio Alves de Moura

    Citation: Cases Journal 2008 1:90

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  7. Apocrine adenocarcinomas are rare malignant skin adnexal tumours. Apocrine carcinoma of the nipple is extremely rare and this case to the author's knowledge is only the third reported case worldwide and the fi...

    Authors: George Alex

    Citation: Cases Journal 2008 1:88

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  8. We report the case of a male, low birth weight, stillborn fetus of 36 weeks gestation with limb body wall complex. An interesting and rare feature noted in the propositus was the absence of the left subclavian...

    Authors: Nishad Plakkal, Joseph John, Sajini Elizabeth Jacob, J Chithira and Sowmya Sampath

    Citation: Cases Journal 2008 1:86

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  9. An abnormal origin of the left common carotid artery from the initial portion of the brachiocephalic trunk was found in the superior mediastinum in a 81-year-old Caucasian male cadaver during dissection practi...

    Authors: Georgios Paraskevas, Paris Agios, Marios Stavrakas, Alexandra Stoltidou and Alexandros Tzaveas

    Citation: Cases Journal 2008 1:83

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  10. Hepatic artery thrombosis following orthotopic liver transplant is one of the most common reasons for early graft failure. Meticulous reconstitution of hepatic artery flow remains essential for good outcomes. ...

    Authors: Wesley B Vanderlan, Marwan S Abouljoud, Atsushi Yoshida and Dean Y Kim

    Citation: Cases Journal 2008 1:82

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  11. Systemic lupus Erythematosus is a chronic autodestructive disease, with loss of immune tolerance to nucleic acid and other cross reactive antigens. Despite of the numerous studies, the presence of some new man...

    Authors: Farzin Khorvash, Alireza Emami Naeini, Mohaddeseh Behjati, Mansoor Karimifar, Fariborz Khorvash and Koorosh Dialami

    Citation: Cases Journal 2008 1:79

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  12. Contracted valgus flat foot in the adolescent is frequently caused by tarsal synostosis or synchondrosis. These synostoses are prevalently symptomatic during adolescence, when by ossifying they block the subta...

    Authors: Shahin Zandieh, Anosheh Vakil-Adli, Josef Hochreiter, Franz Grill, Klaus Klaushofer and Ali Al Kaissi

    Citation: Cases Journal 2008 1:76

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  13. Total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is a successful therapy for functional improvement and pain relief in advanced symptomatic degeneration of the knee joint. But it can be associated with many complications, one of...

    Authors: Ender Ugutmen, Korhan Ozkan, Koray Unay, Mahir Mahirogullari, Engin Eceviz and Omer Taser

    Citation: Cases Journal 2008 1:75

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  14. We present the case of an eighteen-year-old Caucasian white boy who was diagnosed with xeroderma pigmentosum type A at age 5 and who experienced over the past year disseminated small plaque psoriasis confirmed...

    Authors: Khaled Ezzedine, Thierry Simonart, Michel Candaele, Denis Malvy and Michel Heenen

    Citation: Cases Journal 2008 1:74

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  15. A 65-year-old Greek man with a history of diabetes mellitus and hypertension was admitted because of right upper quadrant pain, nausea and palpable right quadrant mass. On admission the patient was febrile (38...

    Authors: Theodossis S Papavramidis, Antonis Michalopoulos, Vassilis N Papadopoulos, Daniel Paramythiotis, Vassiliki Karadimou, Haralambos Kokkinakis and Epameinontas Fahantidis

    Citation: Cases Journal 2008 1:73

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  16. Familial hypercholesterolemia is a single gene disorder with an autosomal dominant pattern of inheritance. Here we report an 18 year old South Indian girl who presented with myocardial infarction. She had xant...

    Authors: Anita A Kumar, Ghanshyam Palamaner Subash Shantha, Yadav Srinivasan, N Senthil, K Rajkumar, Neeta Paunikar and MK Sudhakar

    Citation: Cases Journal 2008 1:71

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  17. We report a case of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) in a 44-year old Caucasian woman complicated with pneumonia and severe respiratory failure requiring ICU treatment and mechanical ventilation. Symptoms de...

    Authors: Maciej Kupczyk, Adam Antczak, Piotr Kuna and Paweł Górski

    Citation: Cases Journal 2008 1:70

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  18. Colorectal cancer most commonly metastasizes to the regional lymph nodes, liver, bone, lung, and brain. Metastases to mediastinal lymph nodes is a rare entity which has never been reported to be solitary.

    Authors: Khaled M Musallam, Ali T Taher, Ayman N Tawil, Zaher I Chakhachiro, Moh'd Z Habbal and Ali I Shamseddine

    Citation: Cases Journal 2008 1:69

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  19. A 19-year old male presented with melena and anemia. A duodenoscopy revealed no abnormalities, but a small bowel X-ray series demonstrated a large jejunal polyp. This 4 cm large polyp was visualised during per...

    Authors: Pieter PCJ ter Borg, Pieter PJ Westenend, Fried WLEM Hesp, Frans F van der Straaten, Wim W van de Vrie and Pieter P Honkoop

    Citation: Cases Journal 2008 1:68

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  20. Diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging is a very sensitive tool for the early diagnosis of acute ischemic stroke. This is employed in some stroke centers as the primary screening tool to select patients...

    Authors: Rahul Rathakrishnan, Vijay K Sharma and Bernard PL Chan

    Citation: Cases Journal 2008 1:65

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  21. Takotsubo cardiomyopathy also known as transient left ventricular apical ballooning, stress-induced cardiomyopathy can present with retrosternal chest pain with EKG changes that can mimic a myocardial infraction.

    Authors: Suriya Jayawardena, Danushan Sooriabalan, Olga Burzyantseva and Selvarathnam Sinnapunayagm

    Citation: Cases Journal 2008 1:64

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  22. Coexistence of a primary gastric lymphoma and a gastric adenocarcinoma is a rare event. The diagnosis is suspected after the pathologic examination of the endoscopic biopsies and definitely documented with the...

    Authors: Alexandros Strofilas, Ioannis G Dalianoudis, Emmanuel E Lagoudianakis, Michael Genetzakis, Dimitrios Tsekouras, John Chrysikos, Nikolaos Koronakis, Vaggelogiannis Katergiannakis and Andreas Manouras

    Citation: Cases Journal 2008 1:63

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  23. The levonorgestrel-releasing intra-uterine device (Mirena®) is an effective, long term form of contraception that leads to a significant reduction of menstrual bleeding among majority of women. However, irregular...

    Authors: Sabina de Weerd, Pieter J Westenend and Sjarlot GS Kooi

    Citation: Cases Journal 2008 1:62

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  24. We report a case of a 64-year-old female patient who underwent a right lobectomy of the liver (including total resection of the caudate lobe), dissection of the group 2 lymph nodes, left hepaticojejunostomy (R...

    Authors: Hiroki Taniguchi, Michihisa Moriguchi, Hisashi Amaike, Nobuaki Fuji, Yasutoshi Murayama and Toshiyuki Kosuga

    Citation: Cases Journal 2008 1:59

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  25. A boy presented with arthrogryposis multiplex congenita (AMC) associated with severe central nervous system dysfunction. The clinical history and the distinctive radiographic/tomographic features were consiste...

    Authors: Ali Al Kaissi, Georg Kalchhauser, Franz Grill and Klaus Klaushofer

    Citation: Cases Journal 2008 1:56

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  26. Takayasu's Arteritis, formerly known as "pulseless disease", is a chronic idiopathic vasculitis which affects the large vessels in the body. First described in the 1800's, this rare condition is more commonly ...

    Authors: Mortimer B O'Connor, Elizabeth Murphy, Neil O'Donovan, Michael Murphy, Mark J Phelan and Michael J Regan

    Citation: Cases Journal 2008 1:52

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  27. Atrial septal aneurysm (ASA) is often associated with other atrial septal abnormalities, particularly with atrial septal defect type ostium secundum or patent foramen ovale. ECG signs of incomplete or complete ri...

    Authors: Aurora Bakalli, Lulzim Kamberi, Ejup Pllana and Afrim Gashi

    Citation: Cases Journal 2008 1:51

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  28. Patients with adrenal metastasis from various primary tumours are regarded as cases of diffuse systemic spread and considered unsuitable for surgical resection. We herein report an operable case of heterochron...

    Authors: Christopher Kosmidis, Christopher Efthimiadis, George Anthimidis, Sofia Levva, Georgia Ioannidou, Thomas Zaramboukas, Christos Emmanouilides, Sofia Baka, Maria Kosmidou, Georgios Basdanis and Epaminondas Fachantidis

    Citation: Cases Journal 2008 1:49

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  29. Arthroscopy of the shoulder is a well-established and routine procedure. The role is expected to increase further with an ever-increasing list of indications reflecting the gratifying results. Intraoperative i...

    Authors: Vinay K Singh, Pankaj K Singh and Amir Azam

    Citation: Cases Journal 2008 1:47

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