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  1. Nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome, a rare autosomal dominant disorder, comprises a number of abnormalities such as multiple nevoid basal cell carcinomas, skeletal abnormalities and multiple odontogenic kera...

    Authors: Nooshin Mohtasham, Somayyeh Nemati, Shokoofeh Jamshidi, Ataollah Habibi and Masume Johari
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9399
  2. The dissecting aneurysm of renal artery is a form of renal artery occlusive disease that is infrequently recognized in the literature. However, when encountered, it is of great clinical significance because sy...

    Authors: Sanjay Marwah, Sham Singla, Rajnish Kalra, Nisha Marwah and Shashi Pratap Singh
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9398
  3. Small cell carcinoma of the anus is a very rare but aggressive tumour. We present a case of a 60-year old lady with small cell carcinoma of the anus. She had no metastatic disease on presentation. She had chem...

    Authors: Sudeendra Doddi, Tarun Singhal, Collette De Silva, Frank Smedley, Prakash Sinha and Martin Leslie
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9396
  4. We report a 64 years old gentleman with unresectable right-sided retroperitoneal liposarcoma, who underwent radiotherapy & subsequently developed chylous ascites. He failed conservative management of chylous a...

    Authors: Vishal G Shelat, Garvi J Pandya, Asim Shabbir and Ravishankar K Diddapur
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9393
  5. Primary cardiac tumors are rare. Of these the majorities are benign and about 75% are atrial myxomas. One of the rarest tumors affecting the heart is a cardiac paraganglioma. We report an unusual case of a lef...

    Authors: Sushma Kashinath Gabhane, Nitin M Gangane and Riti T Sinha
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9392
  6. Palliation of pain with morphine in cancer patients can be complicated by adverse effects. Tolerance to these effects such as nausea and drowsiness usually occurs within a few days allowing continuation of mor...

    Authors: Mursheda Mahbub Chowdhury and Richard Board
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9391
  7. The Guyon's canal syndrome is a well known clinical entity and may have significant impact on patient's quality of life. We report a case of 43-year-old male who presented with complaints of pain and numbness ...

    Authors: Muhammad Zeeshan, Farhan Ahmed, Darakhshan Kanwal, Qazi Saad Bin Khalid and Muhammad Nadeem Ahmed
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9390
  8. Several complications have been reported with diverticular disease of colon. Perforation of the diverticulum of colon may lead to development of abdominal abscesses which can have diverse manifestations.

    Authors: Nasser Ebrahimi Daryani, Mohammad Reza Keramati, Peiman Habibollahi, Mohammad Reza Pashaei, Nafiseh Ansarinejad and Hossein Ajdarkosh
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9389
  9. Endometrial cancer is the most common gynecologic malignancy. Most women present with abnormal vaginal bleeding. Cervical stenosis can prevent early uterine bleeding leading to delayed diagnosis of the disease.

    Authors: Samer Tannus and Ilan Atlas
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9388

    The Retraction Note to this article has been published in Cases Journal 2016 3:9009

  10. Staphylococcus aureus is the major cause of bacteremia, with the potential for some complications, namely mycotic aneurysms, defined as irreversible dilatation of an artery due to destruction of the vessel wall b...

    Authors: Patrícia Margarida Serra Carvalho, Joana Decq Mota, Patricia Gloria Dinis Dias, Antonio Oscar Carmona da Mota and Jose Julio Alves de Moura
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9386
  11. Microangiopathic hemolytic anemia (MAHA), is one of the causes of extra vascular hemolysis. It is seen in settings with pathologically altered small blood vessels. Disseminated carcinomas may rarely present as...

    Authors: Vanamala Alwar and Karuna Rameshkumar
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9385
  12. Pulmonary hypertension is a rare condition and in combination with pregnancy, it can result in high maternal mortality. Mitral stenosis is one of the complicated cardiac diseases that may occur during pregnanc...

    Authors: Demet Coskun, Ahmet Mahli, Sibel Korkmaz, Figen S Demir, Gozde Karaca Inan, Dilek Erer and M Emin Ozdogan
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9383
  13. Patients with neurogenic bladder due to spina bifida are considered to be at increased risk for aggressive bladder cancer. We present a unique case of a 32-year-old woman with spina bifida diagnosed with sarco...

    Authors: Michael Nomikos, Prodromos Philippou, Chrysa Glava and Dimitrios Delakas
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9381
  14. McCune-Albright syndrome (MAS) is a rare disorder characterized by the classic triad of precocious puberty, polyostotic fibrous dysplasia and café-au-lait pigmented skin lesions. Cystic change is rare in fibro...

    Authors: Ping Li, Zai-Ren Zhang, Ying Jiang, Xu-Dong Xia, Dan Wang and Xian-Feng Li
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9376
  15. Lumbar artery bleeding with retroperitoneal hematoma is an uncommon life-threatening complication secondary to enoxaparin use. We present a case of 73-year-old Chinese woman with acute retroperitoneal hemorrha...

    Authors: Po-Lin Sun, Yu-Chang Lee and Kuan-Chi Chiu
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9375
  16. Following spinal cord injury, prostate undergoes atrophy probably due to interruption of neuro-hormonal pathways. The incidence of carcinoma of prostate is lower in patients with spinal cord injury above T-10 ...

    Authors: Subramanian Vaidyanathan, Bakul M Soni, Paul Mansour, Peter L Hughes, Gurpreet Singh and Tun Oo
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9374
  17. Primary rectal lymphoma is a rare disease. In this paper we present an unusual case of primary rectal lymphoma which was managed with chemotherapy and discussed by a thorough review of the related literature.

    Authors: Nabil Ismaili, Youssef Bensouda, Nawfel Mellas and Hassan Errihani
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9373
  18. Spinal cord injury patients are at risk for developing unusual complications such as autonomic dysreflexia while changing suprapubic cystostomy. We report a male patient with spina bifida in whom the Foley cat...

    Authors: Subramanian Vaidyanathan, Peter L Hughes, Bakul M Soni, Tun Oo and Gurpreet Singh
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9372
  19. In female patients with neuropathic bladder, the urethra is closed permanently in order to avoid urine leak. Then Benchekroun hydraulic ileal valve is attached to urinary bladder, thus providing a continent st...

    Authors: Subramanian Vaidyanathan, Bakul M Soni, Gurpreet Singh, Peter L Hughes, Paul Mansour and Tun Oo
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9371
  20. Live intraocular nematode is a rare occurrence that is mostly reported in South East Asian countries. Herewith we report such a case from Nayagarh district of Odisha. A 28 year old female presented with swelli...

    Authors: Shreekant Tiwari, Nirupama Chayani and Bibhudutta Rautaraya
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9370
  21. Spontaneous heterotopic pregnancy is a rare clinical condition in which intrauterine and extra uterine pregnancies occur at the same time. It can be a life threatening condition and can be easily missed with t...

    Authors: Sameer Umranikar, Aarti Umranikar, Junaid Rafi, Pauline Bawden, Shalini Umranikar, Ben O'Sullivan and Adam Moors
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9369
  22. Differential diagnosis of a cerebral lesion can prove to be a very challenging task for the treating physician. Many non-neoplastic neurological diseases can mimic brain neoplasms on neuroimaging.

    Authors: Maria Eleptheria Evangelopoulos, Dimitrios Stergios Evangelopoulos, Costas Potagas and Costantinos Sfagos
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9366
  23. We report infection of Brindley sacral anterior root stimulator in a spinal cord injury patient, who ultimately required removal of the implant. The consequences of failed implantation were severe constipation...

    Authors: Subramanian Vaidyanathan, Bakul M Soni, Tun Oo, Peter L Hughes, Paul Mansour and Gurpreet Singh
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9364
  24. We describe a 42-year-old age woman who accidentally swallowed her lower denture, which was composed of eleven teeth. The daily descent of the denture was followed by plain abdominal radiography and physical e...

    Authors: Yusuf Tanrikulu, Serap Erel, Kemal Kismet, Mefaret Sahin, Evren K Ortac and Mehmet A Akkus
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9363
  25. It is difficult to treat patients who, in addition to having severe anorexia nervosa, also have severe symptoms of major depressive disorder and a tendency for impulsive acting out behaviour. Our case report c...

    Authors: Outi Poutanen, Kaija Huuhka and Kaisa Perko
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9362
  26. Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis is a rare but dangerous condition, occurring with an incidence of 3-4 cases/million/year. Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis presents a diagnostic challenge due to its varied pre...

    Authors: Rishi K Gupta, Aimun AB Jamjoom and Upendra P Devkota
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9361
  27. Epidermoid cysts that appear in the midline floor of the mouth are, usually, a result of entrapped ectodermal tissue of the first and second branchial arches, which fuse during the third and fourth weeks in ut...

    Authors: Paraskevi Tsirevelou, Mattheos Papamanthos, Paschalis Chlopsidis, Ifigenia Zourou and Charalampos Skoulakis
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9360
  28. To the best of our knowledge there is no other report of an elderly patient who was surgically treated for a patellar fracture with tension band wiring and who subsequently suffered from an avulsion fracture o...

    Authors: Michael T Hirschmann, Björn Wind, Christian Mauch, Gesa Ickler and Niklaus F Friederich
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9357
  29. Basaloid squamous cell carcinoma (BSCC) is a rare and aggressive variant of squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) that occurs preferentially in the upper aerodigestive tract. We present two cases of BSCC, one arising ...

    Authors: Pooja Vasudev, Odette Boutross-Tadross and Jasim Radhi
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9351