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  1. The drug-eluting stents have decreased the incidence of instent restenosis compared to bare metal stents. But, the incidence of late and very late stent thrombosis has increased with the drug-eluting stents.

    Authors: Zakir Shaik, Khaja S Mohammed, Adnan Siddiqi, Ilyas Mohammed, Timothy A Shapiro and Thomas P Phiambolis
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9303
  2. Testicular tumors can be classified as seminomatous and non-seminomatous germ-cell tumor (NSGCT) types. Mixed germ cell tumors contain more than one germ cell component and are much more common than any of the...

    Authors: Konstantinos Stamatiou, Panagiotis Papadopoulos, Georgios Perlepes, Nikolaos Galariotis, Michalis Olympitis, Hippocrates Moschouris and Theodora Vasilakaki
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9299
  3. Hepatoid gastric adenocarcinoma is a distinct variant of gastric carcinoma which represents a comparatively small percentage of the disease and in many cases is producing high serum alpha-fetoprotein (AFP). We...

    Authors: Panagiotis J Vlachostergios, Ioannis A Voutsadakis, Sotirios Barbanis, Foteini Karasavvidou and Christos N Papandreou
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9296
  4. Splenosis is a post-traumatic autotrasplantation and proliferation of splenic tissue in ectopic sites. These implants may mimic malignancy in healthy patients or peritoneal metastases in cancer patients. When ...

    Authors: Stefania Rizzo, Lorenzo Monfardini, Maddalena Belmonte, Bernardo Rocco and Massimo Bellomi
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9294

    The Retraction Note to this article has been published in Cases Journal 2016 3:9006

  5. It is well known that cardiopulmonary complications are often associated to subarachnoid haemorrhage. For appropriate therapeutic managing it is very important to distinguish acute coronary syndrome from neuro...

    Authors: Marcello Marcì, Paolino Savatteri, Antonino Pizzuto, Giuseppe Giammona, Baldassare Renda, Francesca Lojacono and Nicola Sanfilippo
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9293
  6. A 13-year-old male was seen at the Hospital with a 5-months history of right chest swelling, pain and recurrent fever and breathlessness on mild exertion. There was a history of gunshot to his chest two and ha...

    Authors: Abiodun Oyinpreye Jasper, Gandhi Agbaegbe Anyanhun, Stanley Ukadike Okugbo and Philomena Adudu
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9292
  7. Multiple eccrine hidrocystomas of de upper lip are bening cystic lesions that are associated with a chronic course. It is reported in the literature as a rare pathology.

    Authors: Jose Aneiros-Fernandez, Jose A Gonzalez-Saavedra, Salvador Arias-Santiago, Mercedes Caba Molina, Francisco O'Valle and Jose Aneiros Cachaza
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9291
  8. For decades, open reduction and internal fixation was the surgical treatment of choice for intra-articular calcaneal fractures, either with or without any augmentation. Delayed weight bearing and wound-related...

    Authors: Artan Bano, Dritan Pasku, Apostolos Karantanas, Kalliopi Alpantaki, Xenia Souvatzis and Pavlos Katonis
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9290
  9. Pulmonary vein thrombosis represents a potentially fatal disease. This syndrome may clinically mimic pulmonary embolism but has a different investigation strategy and prognosis. Pulmonary vein thrombosis is di...

    Authors: Raquel A Cavaco, Sunny Kaul, Timothy Chapman, Romina Casaretti, Barbara Philips, Andrew Rhodes and Michael R Grounds
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9156
  10. We report one case of a 78-year-old woman who referred to our hospital because of a progressive right hemiparesis. On clinical examination a painless large soft mass in the left parietal region was observed. C...

    Authors: Anrdeas Zigouris, Dimitrios Drosos, George A Alexiou, George Fotakopoulos, Evaggelos Mihos, Dimitrios Pahatouridis, Spyridon Tsiouris, Andreas D Fotopoulos and Spyridon Voulgaris
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9154
  11. Acute mesenteric ischemia is a serious acute abdominal condition requiring early diagnosis and intervention to improve the outcome. Although transmural acute bowel infarction represents about 1% of all cases o...

    Authors: Hany M El Hennawy, Mohamed Fahmy Abdalla, Abdelrahman El-Osta and Elsaid MA Bedair
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9153
  12. Renal cysts are common in old patients, and usually remain untreated. Giant renal cysts measuring more than 15 cm in greatest diameter are uncommon and the association with hypertension is very rare. We presen...

    Authors: Youness Ahallal, Abdelhak Khallouk, Mohammed Fadl Tazi, Elmehdi Tazi, Mohammed Jamal Elfassi and Moulay Hassan Farih
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9152
  13. A case of a previously healthy lady with community-acquired pneumonia who progressed to severe acute respiratory distress syndrome, acute renal failure, disseminated intravascular coagulation and sepsis is rep...

    Authors: Kays Kassha, Issam Abuanza, Samer A Hadi and Roy Hilton
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9151
  14. Gaucher-like or pseudo-Gaucher cells have been noted in a variety of conditions including acute lymphoblastic leukemia, Hodgkin's disease, thalassemia, and multiple myeloma. They have an eccentric, lobulated n...

    Authors: Vijay Saroha, Parul Gupta, Meeta Singh and Tejinder Singh
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9147
  15. A 30-year-old woman with a history of smoking presented with abdominal pain and haematuria. On physical examination, she had a palpable pelvic mass. Imaging revealed a large pelvic mass located on the dome of ...

    Authors: Elmehdi Tazi, Issam Lalya, Mohammed Fadl Tazi, Youness Ahallal, Hind M'Rabti and Hassan Errihani
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9145
  16. Eosinophilic granuloma is very rare benign bone tumor which presents in more than 90% in children under the age of ten. There is predominance for males. It is usually found at flat and long bones. The skull an...

    Authors: Panagiotis V Kitsoulis, Georgios Paraskevas, Aristidis Vrettakos and Aikaterini Marini
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9144
  17. Breast cancer is the most common tumour to metastasize to the uveal tract. The mean survival period after diagnosis of metastasis to the eye, ranges from 10 to 32 months. However, recent advances in therapy in...

    Authors: Konstantinos I Papageorgiou, Ajay Sinha, Alexander S Ioannidis and Neville G Davidson
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9143
  18. The symptoms of Crohn's disease can vary significantly among afflicted individuals. It is a chronic inflammatory disease, which has many complications involving gastrointestinal and other symptoms. The diagnos...

    Authors: Sheharyar Asif Qureshi, Rashaad Gossiel and Mehwish Qureshi
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9142

    The Retraction Note to this article has been published in Cases Journal 2016 3:9005

  19. Dural vein thrombosis is an important but rare cause of headache. Therapy with cyclosporine has been reported to result in thrombotic events. We report an unusual case of superior sagittal and transverse sinus...

    Authors: Senaka Rajapakse, Rosana Gnanajothy, Niroshan Lokunarangoda and Rushika Lanerolle
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9139
  20. In spite of their rarity, cystic neoplasms of the pancreas are characterized by existing or potential malignancy that cannot be ignored during decisive process with regard to the choice of treatment. Diagnosti...

    Authors: Aleksandra Gintowt, Stanislaw Hac, Sebastian Dobrowolski and Zbigniew Śledziński
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9138
  21. Flecainide is a class Ic anti - arrhythmic drug with sodium channel blocking activities. We report a case of a 57 year - old woman who attempted a suicide by ingesting approximately 1,8 gr of flecainide. On th...

    Authors: Andrea Rognoni, Marzia Bertolazzi, Marzia Peron, Sergio Macciò, Gemma Ternavasio Cameroni, Angelo Gratarola and Giorgio Rognoni
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9137
  22. Fournier gangrene is a rare necrotising fascitis of the perineum and genitals caused by a mixture of aerobic and anaerobic microorganisms. The first case was described by Baurienne in 1764 but the condition wa...

    Authors: Mohammd Kazem Moslemi, Mohammad Ali Sadighi Gilani, Ali Akbar Moslemi and Ali Arabshahi
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9136
  23. An unusual case of a unilaterally elongated styloid process with a length of 5.8 cm was found on a dry skull of a male cadaver. During his life the subject was complaining for reported ipsilateral otalgia pres...

    Authors: George K Paraskevas, Athanasios Raikos, Loukas M Lazos and Panagiotis Kitsoulis
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9135
  24. A 42-year-old Mediterranean male presented complaining of inability to sustain good oral care at the posterior aspect of the lower right jaw. The main problems were food impaction in the area and the subsequen...

    Authors: Ioannis Nazaroglou, Christos Stavrianos, Panagiotis Kafas, Euthimios Matoulas, Tahwinder Upile, Irodis Barlas and Waseem Jerjes
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9134
  25. sorafenib, a tyrosine-kinase inhibitor, is widely used in the treatment of advanced hepatocellular carcinoma. Drug-related toxicities are generally mild but sorafenib, as other similar agents, may induce eleva...

    Authors: Chiara Valsuani, Olimpia Siclari, Andrea Camerini, Maria Laura Canale, Marianna Rondini, Sara Donati, Paolo Puccinelli, Gianna Tartarelli, Cheti Puccetti and Domenico Amoroso
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9133
  26. Total dislocation of the talus from all of its joints is a rare injury specially when the talus and malleoli are not fractured and frequently it is as a result of a high-energy trauma. It usually leads to dege...

    Authors: Seyed Reza Sharifi, Mohamad H Ebrahimzadeh, Hosein Ahmadzadeh-Chabok and Javad Khajeh-Mozaffari
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9132
  27. Septic arthritis of the shoulder is uncommon in adults, and complete dislocation of the glenohumeral joint following septic arthritis is extremely rare. We report a case of pathologic shoulder dislocation seco...

    Authors: Farshid Bagheri, Mohamad H Ebrahimzadeh, Seyed Reza Sharifi, Hossien Ahmadzadeh-Chabok, Javad Khajah-Mozaffari and Asieh S Fattahi
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9131
  28. Adenosquamous carcinoma of the pancreas is a rare variant of exocrine pancreatic tumor. This type of tumor is extremely rare as only few similar cases have been described in the literature.

    Authors: Pavlos Lampropoulos, Georgios Filippou, Evangelia Skafida, Thivi Vasilakaki, Nikolaos Paschalidis and Spiros Rizos
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9129
  29. We describe an autopsy case of non-functioning pancreatic neuroendocrine carcinoma metastasizing to the myocardium. A 63-year-old Japanese man was admitted to the hospital presenting with dyspnea. Echocardiogr...

    Authors: Takeshi Kondo, Riko Kitazawa, Emiko Kawata, Kiyoshi Mori and Sohei Kitazawa
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9127
  30. Prosthetic aortic valve dysfunction presenting as aortic regurgitation is a complication of mechanical valve replacement. We describe a case of late valve dysfunction caused by an annular suture of excessive l...

    Authors: Emaddin S Kidher, Ryan Perera, Christopher Rao, Syed M Rehman, Nilesh Sutaria and Thanos Athanasiou
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9126
  31. During routine dissection for the undergraduate medical students, we encountered an unusual, additional muscle in the anterior compartment of the forearm. This muscle took origin from the anterior surface of t...

    Authors: Vincent Rodrigues, Satheesha B Nayak, Mohandas KG Rao, Venkataramana Vollala, Nagabhooshana Somayaji and Ashutosh S Rao
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9125
  32. The authors describe a case of a 31-year-old female with tuberous sclerosis, a genetic, rare, variably expressed disease. Clinical symptoms were chest pain, and progressive dyspnea. Computed tomography scan of...

    Authors: Flávia G Vianna, Edson Marchiori, Gláucia Zanetti, Claudia M Mano, Branca Sarcinelli-Luz, Juliana F Carvalho, Carla Assed, Isabella G Santos, Alair ASMD Santos and Alberto D Vianna
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9124

    The Retraction Note to this article has been published in Cases Journal 2016 3:9004

  33. A new Influenza A virus H1N1 appeared in March-April 2009, and thousands of cases are being reported worldwide. In the initial months, several imported cases were reported in many European countries, while som...

    Authors: Francesco Lisena, Licia Bordi, Fabrizio Carletti, Concetta Castilletti, Federica Ferraro, Eleonora Lalle, Simone Lanini, Luca Enrico Ruscitti and Francesco Maria Fusco
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9123
  34. A middle aged primigravida was managed at the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Enugu, Nigeria for a pituitary macroadenoma. She was admitted at 33 weeks gestational age following a history of blurred v...

    Authors: UV Okafor, IO Onwuekwe and HU Ezegwui
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9117

    The Retraction Note to this article has been published in Cases Journal 2016 3:9003

  35. The author reports a very rare and very unique urinary bladder carcinoma. This carcinoma occurred in a 68-year-old Japanese patient who underwent cystectomy for bladder tumor. The tumor was large polypoid and ...

    Authors: Tadashi Terada
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9111
  36. Multilocular thymic cysts are rare benign lesions of the neck and mediastinum that can occur at any age. In children, multilocular thymic cysts are usually symptomatic after the age of 2 years and produce few ...

    Authors: Bouziri Asma, Khaldi Ammar, Menif Khaled, Guandoura Najoua and Ben Jaballah Nejla
    Citation: Cases Journal 2009 2:9109