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  1. Uncontrolled diabetics are prone to infections due to numerous factors as the glucose-rich blood serves as an excellent media for growth. Cryptococcus neoformans is an opportunistic fungus that is an important...

    Authors: Anurag Kushawaha, Neville Mobarakai, Nirupama Parikh and Alex Beylinson

    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:209

    Content type: Case Report

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  2. Cancers of the male urethra constitute less than 1% of all malignant urological tumours, and the occurrence of sarcomas in the urethra is even less frequent. To our knowledge, only one case has been previously...

    Authors: Youness Ahallal, Mohammed Fadl Tazi, Abdelhak Khallouk, Elmehdi Tazi, Amal Benlemlih, Mohammed Jamal El Fassi and Moulay Hassan Farih

    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:207

    Content type: Case Report

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  3. Radiotherapy has a significant impact on the local tumor environment and its distant component. Abscopal effect is the bystander effect of radiotherapy observed at a site distant to that irradiated within the ...

    Authors: Preethi Bangalore Lakshmanagowda, Lokesh Viswanath, Naveen Thimmaiah, Lokanath Dasappa, Sanjay Sudakar Supe and Pramod Kallur

    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:204

    Content type: Case Report

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  4. Müllerian duct cysts result from an abnormality in regression of the Müllerian system. They may occasionally give rise to symptoms. We report an unusual case of acute urinary retention in an old man caused by ...

    Authors: Mehdi Jaidane, Adnen Hidoussi, Adel Slama, Wissem Hmida, Nabil Ben Sorba and Faouzi Mosbah

    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:203

    Content type: Case Report

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  5. Nephron-sparing surgery (partial nephrectomy) results are similar to those of radical nephrectomy for small (<4 cm) renal tumors. However, in patients with end-stage renal disease, radical nephrectomy emerges ...

    Authors: Christoforos Kosmıdis, Christoforos Efthimiadis, Georgios Anthimidis, Marios Grigoriou, Kalliopi Vasiliadou, Georgia Ioannidou, Sofia Baka and Epaminondas Fahantidis

    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:200

    Content type: Case Report

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  6. A great deal of data regarding the toxicology of mercury has been recently reported. Although the most common human exposures to mercury are currently mercury vapour from amalgam tooth fillings, methylmercury ...

    Authors: Serafina Corsello, Alessandro Fulgenzi, Daniele Vietti and Maria Elena Ferrero

    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:199

    Content type: Case Report

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  7. A 37 year-old man presented to the emergency department complaining of six hour diffuse abdominal pain accompanied by persistent vomiting.

    Authors: Konstantinos Michalakis, Eleni Basiakou, Theodoros Xanthos and Panagiotis Ziakas

    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:198

    Content type: Case Report

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  8. The superficial peroneal nerve is a branch of common peroneal nerve. There are reports about the variant course and distribution of this nerve. The sural nerve arises from the tibial nerve in the popliteal fos...

    Authors: Somayaji Nagabhooshana, Venkata Ramana Vollala, Vincent Rodrigues and Mohandas Rao

    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:197

    Content type: Case Report

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  9. Gallbladder torsion is a rare entity, which is often difficult to diagnose preoperatively. Since its first description in 1898 by Wendel, there have been over 500 documented cases in the literature. It is defi...

    Authors: Vanita Gupta, Vikrant Singh, Ajit Sewkani, Dipak Purohit, Rajneesh Varshney and Subodh Varshney

    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:193

    Content type: Case Report

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  10. Gluteal compartment syndrome is a rare, often unrecognized syndrome that may manifest as renal failure, sepsis, and death. Delay in diagnosis can result in significant morbidity and possible mortality. We repo...

    Authors: Nadia M Mustafa, Aerin Hyun, James S Kumar and Lalitha Yekkirala

    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:190

    Content type: Case Report

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  11. Serial casting is frequently prescribed for toe-walking but that does not allow continued physical therapy (PT). This report described a child and family who chose dynamic splinting (DS) with concurrent PT for...

    Authors: Pamela Lundequam and F Buck Willis

    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:188

    Content type: Case Report

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  12. We present a case of spontaneous suprachoroidal haemorrhage in a patient taking Warfarin. This is only the second case reported of a patient whose anticoagulation was within the therapeutic range.

    Authors: Aman Chandra, Allon Barsam and Charles Hugkulstone

    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:185

    Content type: Case Report

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  13. Gastroparesis is defined as an inhibition of the gastric motility associated with delayed gastric emptying, which is mainly presented with acute dyspepsia. Gastroptosis is the downward displacement of the stom...

    Authors: Efstratios Christianakis, Konstantina Bouchra, Aikaterini Koliatou, Nikolaos Paschalidis and Dimitrios Filippou

    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:184

    Content type: Case Report

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  14. Tuberculous psoas abscess was usually associated to complicate Pott's disease, but it can also be secondary to direct extension from other adjacent structures or haematogenous spread from an occult source. How...

    Authors: Ana Paula Vaz, Joana Gomes, Joana Esteves, Aurora Carvalho and Raquel Duarte

    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:182

    Content type: Case Report

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  15. The case of an atypical hepatic angiocavernoma is referred. The lesion, first described as a hypoechogenic area compared to the surrounding parenchyma, with anechogenic shoots inside, suggestive for vascular s...

    Authors: Alfio Brogna, Rosario Ferrara, Anna Maria Bucceri, Carla Virgilio and Giuseppe Scalisi

    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:181

    Content type: Case Report

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  16. Mooren's ulcer is a rare disorder of unknown etiology that is refractory to treatment. It can affect not just the cornea but also the scleral tissue and can involve both eyes.

    Authors: Mauro Cellini, Michela Fresina, Ernesto Strobbe, Corrado Gizzi and Emilio C Campos

    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:180

    Content type: Case Report

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  17. Median nerve is normally formed by the union of medial and lateral root arising from the medial and the lateral cords of the brachial plexus respectively. However, variations in the formation and its relation ...

    Authors: Kumar MR Bhat, Siddaraju Gowda and Bhagath Kumar Potu

    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:179

    Content type: Case Report

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  18. Thrombocytopenia is one of the protean hematological manifestations of infection by human immunodeficiency virus. We present a case where diagnosis of human immunodeficiency virus infection was delayed because...

    Authors: Farzin Khorvash, Alireza Emami Naeini, Mohadesseh Behjati and Mohammad Jalali

    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:175

    Content type: Case Report

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  19. Fibroadenoma is the most common benign tumor of the female breast with the highest incidence before age 30. Fibroadenoma may be associated with fibrocystic changes, proliferative epithelial changes, and extrem...

    Authors: Lumturije H Gashi-Luci, Rinë A Limani and Fisnik I Kurshumliu

    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:174

    Content type: Case Report

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  20. Ulcerative colitis (UC), a member of the family of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), occurs worldwide. It has an incidence which in recent years has been rising in areas such as Southern Europe and Asia, while...

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

    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:173

    Content type: Case Report

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  21. We report the case of a 64 year old woman who presented with symptomatology of gallstone disease but was radiologically shown to have a polyp within the gallbladder. Upon resection this was shown to be a metas...

    Authors: Sandeep Patel, Bassel Zebian, Shashank Gurjar, Nevil Pavithran, Krishna Singh, Tom Liston and Jerry Grant

    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:172

    Content type: Case Report

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  22. Traumatic extracranial carotid artery injuries are rare in children. Treatment options include surgery, anticoagulation therapy and endovascular treatment. There have been only limited reports in the literatur...

    Authors: Joshua J Chern, Roukoz B Chamoun, Michel E Mawad, William E Whitehead, Daniel J Curry, Thomas G Luerssen and Andrew Jea

    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:171

    Content type: Case Report

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  23. Cryptococcus neoformans is an encapsulated yeast that causes serious infections in immunocompromised populations. The majority of cases occur in HIV-infected individuals. Disseminated disease is uncommon, and ver...

    Authors: Baligh Ramzi Yehia, Michael Eberlein, Stephen D Sisson and David N Hager

    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:170

    Content type: Case Report

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  24. Primary signet ring cell carcinoma of urinary bladder is a rare type of bladder tumor and carries a very high mortality rate. It may have a clinical presentation similar to common diseases like Benign Prostati...

    Authors: Kumar Gaurav, Jamie Fitch and Mukta Panda

    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:168

    Content type: Case Report

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    The Retraction Note to this article has been published in Cases Journal 2016 3:9001

  25. Duplication of vas deferens is a very rare congenital anomaly with only a few cases reported in the literature. Injury to vas deferens is a recognized complication during hernia surgery and the possibilities o...

    Authors: Chintamani, Rohan Khandelwal, Megha Tandon and Yashwant Kumar

    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:167

    Content type: Case Report

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  26. Esophageal perforation is a serious condition with a high mortality rate. Successful therapy depends on the size of the rupture; the time elapsed between rupture and diagnosis, and the underlying health of the...

    Authors: Konstantinos Tsalis, Konstantinos Blouhos, Dimitrios Kapetanos, Theodore Kontakiotis and Charalampos Lazaridis

    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:164

    Content type: Case Report

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    The Retraction Note to this article has been published in Cases Journal 2016 3:9000

  27. A double major papilla of Vater is a rare congenital anomaly with only three documented cases described in the literature.

    Authors: Panagiotis Katsinelos, Grigoris Chatzimavroudis, Kostas Fasoulas, Taxiarchis Katsinelos, Ioannis Pilpilidis, Georgia Lazaraki, Sotiris Terzoudis, George Kokonis, Ioannis Patsis, Christos Zavos and Jannis Kountouras

    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:163

    Content type: Case Report

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