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  1. Mucosa associated lymphoid tissue MALT lymphoma is a low grade malignancy that arises most commonly from the gastric mucosa. Small intestinal involvement is very rare. The causative relationship between Helicobac...

    Authors: Abdullah Ozkok, Fatih Tufan, Sule Namli, Mesut Bulakci, Binnur Pinarbasi, Oner Dogan, Mehmet Akif Karan and Cemil Tascioglu
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9354
  2. We report a case of a 49-year-old patient who developed poststaphylococcal coagulase negative reactive arthritis. The woman presented with constitutional symptoms, arthritis, urinary infection and conjunctivit...

    Authors: Xhevdet Krasniqi, Sylejman Rexhepi, Masar Gashi, Blerim Berisha, Flora Abazi and Dardan Koçinaj
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9352
  3. Malignant transformation of a fibroadenoma is rare with only about 100 cases reported in the world literature. Fibroadenoma occurring in middle aged woman with a strong family history of breast or ovarian canc...

    Authors: Chintamani, Rohan Khandelwal, Megha Tandon, K Yashwant, Pranjal Kulshreshtha, Tushar Aeron, Dinesh Bhatnagar, Anju Bansal and Sunita Saxena
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9348
  4. Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is the most common primary tumor of the liver worldwide. The incidence of HCC is increasing in North America secondary to rises in chronic liver disease from alcohol abuse and vi...

    Authors: Caroline Chung, Jaber Al Ali, David A Owen, Alan A Weiss, Eric M Yoshida and Isabella T Tai
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9344
  5. Fibrous histiocytoma is a benign soft tissue tumour arising as a fibrous mass everywhere in the human body. The involvement of the oral cavity is rare. We report two cases of benign fibrous histiocytoma that l...

    Authors: Dardo Menditti, Luigi Laino, Antonio Mezzogiorno, Sara Sava, Alexander Bianchi, Giovanni Caruso, Luigi Di Maio and Alfonso Baldi
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9343
  6. Imatinib mesylate (Glivec®/Gleevec®) is the standard first-line therapy for the treatment of chronic myeloid leukemia due to its high hematologic, cytogenetic, and molecular response rates and favorable long-term...

    Authors: Inas A Asfour and Shereen A Elshazly
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9342
  7. Patellar tendinopathy is characterized by activity-related anterior knee pain. It is most commonly related to sports activity, but has also been reported in the non-athletic population. Most injuries are cause...

    Authors: Kutay Engin Ozturan, Istemi Yucel, Husamettin Cakici, Melih Guven, Kamil Gurel and Sergulen Dervisoglu
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9341
  8. It has long been recognized that anxiety symptoms and syndromes may be caused by medication and/or substance of abuse. The aim of this report is to present a patient who experienced social phobia following map...

    Authors: Seyed Hamzeh Hosseini and Ebrahim Salehifar
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9340
  9. The incidence of soft tissue tumours, both malignant and benign, is very common. However, the coexistence of 4 types of histopathology is rare and the aim of this article is to present one treated in our Depar...

    Authors: Panoraia Paraskeva, Paraskevas Katsaronis, Eleftherios D Spartalis, Andreas C Lazaris, Hara Gakiopoulou, Panagiotis Mallis and Periklis Tomos
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9339
  10. A 38-year-old multiparous woman with post thyroidectomy hypoparathyroidism developed pruritic erythematous patches with multiple pustules on its margins on her thighs and groin accompanied by fever few days af...

    Authors: Usama M Fouda, Ragai M Fouda, Hussam M Ammar, Mohamed Salem and Mohamed EL Darouti
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9338
  11. Ochronosis is connective tissue manifestation of Alkaptonuria. Joint involvement specially hip and knee destruction is seen. The cartilage is pigmented and destroyed. It is interested for both pathologists and...

    Authors: Babak Siavashi, Mohammad J Zehtab and Ehsan Pendar
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9337
  12. The consequences of spinal cord injury upon urinary bladder are readily recognised by patients and health care professionals, since neuropathic bladder manifests itself as urinary incontinence, or retention of...

    Authors: Subramanian Vaidyanathan, Bakul M Soni, Peter L Hughes, Gurpreet Singh, Paul Mansour and Tun Oo
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9335
  13. Tuberculosis remains an infectious disease with a high prevalence worldwide and represents a major public health issue. Although venous thromboembolism is a rare complication of this disease, it may be a poten...

    Authors: Ivone M Goncalves, Daniela Costa Alves, Aurora Carvalho, Maria do Ceu Brito, Fernando Calvario and Raquel Duarte
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9333
  14. People in Greece, especially those living in rural areas, frequently consume various plants and herbs as a vegetable meal or as a herbal remedy, which can lead to a number of adverse reactions. These two case ...

    Authors: Ioanna G Tsiligianni, Theodoros K Vasilopoulos, Polyvios K Papadokostakis, Georgia K Arseni, Astrinaki Eleni and Christos D Lionis
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9331
  15. Celiac disease can be severe and associated with progressive malabsorption and death. A subset of patients may develop subepithelial collagen deposition, a condition referred to as collagenous sprue.

    Authors: Yalcin Basaran, Ismail Simsek and Armagan Gunal
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9330
  16. We report on two cases of women on trastuzumab therapy for breast cancer who became pregnant and delivered healthy live infants. At the time of reporting the children are growing and developing normally (ages ...

    Authors: Matthew J Goodyer, Jeffri RM Ismail, Seamus P O'Reilly, Eugene J Moylan, C Anthony M Ryan, Paul AF Hughes and Alan O'Connor
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9329
  17. Barium, a heavy divalent alkaline metal, has long been known to cause human toxicity. The common mode is accidental ingestion and the common compound is Barium carbonate. Here we report an incident of food poi...

    Authors: Aniruddha Ghose, Abdullah Abu Sayeed, Amir Hossain, Ridwanur Rahman, Abul Faiz and Gofranul Haque
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9327

    The Retraction Note to this article has been published in Cases Journal 2016 3:9007

  18. Schwannomas are rare encapsulated tumors that derive from the nerve sheath and should be removed due to their infrequent, but existent possibility of malignancy.

    Authors: Constantine Antonopoulos, Constantine Lilimpakis, Maria Karagianni, Dimitra Daskalopoulou, Theodoulos Kyriakou and Constantine Vagianos
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9325
  19. Fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography scanning has an established role in the diagnostic work-up of many malignant diseases and also in the evaluation of cancer treatment response. Fluorodeoxyglucose...

    Authors: Anna L Bartels, Clark J Zeebregts, Roelien H Enting and Riemer HJA Slart
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9323
  20. Burkitt's lymphoma is a highly malignant, aggressive and rapidly growing B-cell neoplasm, which has low long-term survival rates. The abdomen is the most frequent onset site of non endemic Burkitt's lymphoma. ...

    Authors: Faton T Hoxha, Shemsedin I Hashani, Avdyl S Krasniqi, Fisnik I Kurshumliu, Driton S Komoni, Shpresa M Hasimja and Mehmet Maxhuni
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9322
  21. Gallstone ileus is an uncommon cause of small bowel obstruction. We present a case of small intestinal obstruction owing to a large gallstone in lower ileum in a 65 years old man. The diagnosis was made by com...

    Authors: Fatima Ezzahra Zahid, El Bachir Benjelloun, Abdelmalek Ousadden, Khalid Mazaz and Khalid Ait Taleb
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9321
  22. A 65-year-old man had suffered from rectal bleeding during defecation for a few weeks, admitted to our department. Laboratory findings were normal except a slight elevation in the level of alkaline phosphatase...

    Authors: Cem Gezen, Metin Kement, Mustafa Oncel, Erhan Tuncay, Taflan Sahlepci and Serdar Alkan
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9316
  23. Hypercalcemia can causes life threatening complications. We report an infant with severe hypercalcemia due to congenital mesoblastic nephroma. Hypercalcemia was corrected before nephrectomy by pamidronate. Acc...

    Authors: Fahimeh Soheilipour, Mahmood Ashrafi Amineh, Mahin Hashemipour, Ali Asghar Salahi Kojoor and Amir Hosein Davarpanah Jazi
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9315
  24. Isolated ventricular noncompaction is an extremely rare cardiomyopathy, not fully clarified.

    Authors: João Bento, Filipe Monteiro, Luis Sargento, Joaquin Vizcaino, Jorge Monteiro, Pilar Azevedo and Gabriela Brum
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9312
  25. Usual causes of a papule or nodule in a post-operative site after resection of a skin tumor are residual or recurrent tumor, proliferative scar, or suture granuloma with inflammation and granulation tissue. In...

    Authors: Deba P Sarma, Benjamin A Maertins and Eric E Santos
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9310
  26. Scaphoid fractures are generally known to be difficult to diagnose and difficult to heal. In some reports, up to 40% of scaphoid fractures were reported to be missed at initial presentation. Clinical examinati...

    Authors: Serdar Toker and Volkan Kilincoglu
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9309
  27. A 23-year-old female patient presented to the outpatient clinic with bilateral nasal obstruction and discharge since birth. Endoscopic examination and paranasal sinus tomography revealed bilateral choanal atre...

    Authors: Fadlullah Aksoy, Hasan Demirhan, Yavuz Selim Yildirim and Orhan Ozturan
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9307
  28. Lichen planus is an immune mediated inflammatory lesion involving skin and mucosal sites including oral mucosa, vulva and rarely vagina. Lichen planus occurring at mucosal sites has been shown to be associated...

    Authors: Ruchika Gupta, Bhavna Bansal, Sompal Singh, Indra Yadav, Kusum Gupta and Madhur Kudesia
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9306
  29. Tuberculous colitis is a rare form of tuberculosis and is found in immunosuppressed patients, usually with the clinical appearance of Crohn's disease. The purpose of this article is to report a rare case of tu...

    Authors: Nikolaos Sikalias, Konstantinos Alexiou, Lamprini Mountzalia, Vasileios Triantafyllis, Georgios Efstathiou and Georgios Antsaklis
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9305
  30. The hepatic teratoma is a very rare entity of which only 25 cases have been published so far. In our case the hepatic teratoma is associated with peritoneal gliomatosis, which is an indicator for an ongoing pe...

    Authors: Christoph Karlo, Sebastian Leschka, Matthias Dettmer, Stefan Breitenstein and Paul Stolzmann
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9302
  31. Polyarteritis nodosa can on rare occasions manifest itself as vasculitis of the gallbladder. Patients typically present with right upper quadrant pain and are initially worked up for cholecystitis. The definit...

    Authors: Bjoern Kitzing, Sandra O'Toole, Adrian Waugh, Jane Clayton, Neil McGill and Kevin C Allman
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9300