Annals of Medical Case Reports



Ann Med Case Rep. 2024;6(1):AMCR-06-1045 | Open Access

Iatrogenic Cutaneous Necrosis

Zaizaa M, Bahadi N, El Bougrini Z, Jamal O, Sahel N, Talamoussa B, El Kassimi I, Rkiouak A and Sekkach Y

43-year-old man, with no significant history, admitted to the internal medicine department for assessment of popliteal ilio femoro deep vein ...

Ann Med Case Rep. 2023;5(1):AMCR-05-1044 | Open Access

Myocardial Infarction with ST Segment Elevation in 19-Year-Old Adult with Multiple Genetic Mutations: A Case Report

Mohammad Nasser Khattab, Abdullah Abbas, Nawras Alhalabi and Ghazie Nouh

Introduction: The clinical manifestations of coronary artery thrombosis are the leading cause of death in developed countries the ...

Ann Med Case Rep. 2023;5(1):AMCR-05-1043 | Open Access

Diagnosis and Surgical Management of Brunner’s Gland Hamartoma of the Duodenum: Case Report

Heriberto Ochoa Cantú, David Eugenio Guzmán de la Garza, Diego Andrés Bolaños Maya, Diego Andrés de León Rosas, Rogelio Alejandro Sifuentes Gallardo and Juan de Dios López Montero

We present a clinical case of a 27-year-old male patient who presented with symptoms of intestinal obstruction of approximately one ...

Ann Med Case Rep. 2023;5(1):AMCR-05-1042 | Open Access

Symptomatic Meckel´s Diverticulum in an Adult Diagnosis and Surgical Management: Case Report

Heriberto Ochoa Cantú, Samuel Rodrigo Gómez Arenas, Diego Andrés de León Rosas, Diego Andrés Bolaños Maya, David Eugenio Guzmán de la Garza, Juan de Dios López Montero and Rogelio Alejandro Sifuentes Gallardo

A 27-year-old male patient who had started 3 hours earlier with hematemesis and syncope, accompanied by hematochezia and hypovolemic shock. He ...

Ann Med Case Rep. 2023;5(1):AMCR-05-1041 | Open Access

Retained Fractured Knife Blade: Unexpected Intraoperative Complication of Lumbar Discectomy: Report of an Event with a Technical Suggestion

Mohammed A Azab and Ahmed Hazem

Background: Lumbar discectomy is a common neurosurgical procedure for the treatment of lumbar disc prolapse after failure of ...

Ann Med Case Rep. 2023;5(1):AMCR-05-1039 | Open Access

Simultaneous Variants in the Origin of the Left Suprascapular Artery and with the Branches of the Right Subclavian Artery

Chen-Xi Xiao, Can-Min Zhang, Shu-Yue Yang, Zi-Han Yao, Hao-Rui Zhou, Xin-Tong Zheng and Hao-Min Zhang

The organogenesis of the suprascapular artery is mainly from the thyrocervical trunk or the subclavian artery, and the main branches ...

Ann Med Case Rep. 2022;4(1):AMCR-04-1038 | Open Access

Challenges in the Management of Cerebral Venous Thrombosis in a Federal Medical Center: A Report of Three Cases

Adebimpe F Ogunmodede, Taofeek A Sunmonu, Sampson O Owhin, Gbolade R Owolabi and Morenikeji A Komolafe

Cerebral Vein Sinus Thrombosis (CVST) is commonly underdiagnosed due to its myriad causes and varied clinical patterns of presentation. We ...

Ann Med Case Rep. 2022;4(1):AMCR-04-1037 | Open Access

Self-Assembling Property of Graphene Derivates Chemico - Physical and Toxicological Implications

Luisetto M, Khaled E, Gamal A. Hamid, Tarro G, Nili B Ahmadabadi , Cabianca L and Oleg Yurevich Latyshev

This work starts after seeing a recent open letter for transparency related production a quality control technique of m RNA ...

Ann Med Case Rep. 2022;4(1):AMCR-04-1036 | Open Access

Usefulness of Tunnel Carpal Syndrome Ultrasonography after Surgery: A Case Report

Le Guillou M, Dellestable A, Quere B, Marhadour T, Guellec D and Jousse-Joulin S

Carpal tunnel Ultrasonography follow up surgery might detect abnormal echo structural median nerve and location of compression. A 59-year-old patient ...

Ann Med Case Rep. 2022;4(1):AMCR-04-1035 | Open Access

An Incidental Case of Transverse Testicular Ectopia in an Adult!

Antony A, Chandrashekhara SH, Jain R and Biswas A

Transverse testicular ectopia is a rare congenital entity usually presenting in childhood. It is characterised by abnormality in the usual ...

Ann Med Case Rep. 2022;4(1):AMCR-04-1034 | Open Access

Mycotic Pulmonary Artery Aneurysm Following Operation for Mitral and Tricuspid Valve Endocarditis in a Patient with Unrepaired Ventricular Septal Defect

Sung HS and Ban JE

A 26-year-old woman with unrepaired Ventricular Septal Defect (VSD) presented with dyspnea and fever and she experienced recurrent pneumonia for 6 ...

Ann Med Case Rep. 2022;4(1):AMCR-04-1033 | Open Access

Recurrent Type 2 Myocardial Infarction due to Eltrombopag in a Young Man with Immune Thrombocytopenia: A Case Report

Hui Zhang, Kang Fu, Jiayi Hu, Zhuohao Yang, Xinyu Zhang, Zongwei Lin, Xiaoping Ji and Huixia Lu

A 28-year-old man on eltrombopag for primary immune thrombocytopenia presented with recurrent type 2 myocardial infarction. Dual antiplatelet therapy rather than ...

Ann Med Case Rep. 2022;4(1):AMCR-04-1032 | Open Access

Explosive Progression of Brain Metastases from Lung Adenocarcinoma after Radiotherapy and Significant Reversal after Inhalation of Hydrogen-Oxygen Gas: A Case Report

Kecheng Xu, Juanjuan Shi, Xiaofeng Kong, Juan Zhen, Tianyu Lu and Wei Qian

Rationale: For multiple brain metastases complicated by Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC), Whole Brain Irradiation Therapy (WBRT) is ...

Ann Med Case Rep. 2022;4(1):AMCR-04-1031 | Open Access

Subgaleal Spontaneous Hematoma as a Complication of Sinus Pericranii

Jerez Plata V, Ocaña Jaramillo S, Lozano Calero C and Martín Torrecillas A

Introduction: Sinus pericranii is a rare vascular malformation consisting of an abnormal communication between duralvenous sinuses and extracranial ...

Ann Med Case Rep. 2021;3(2):AMCR-03-1030 | Open Access

Giant Juvenile Fibroadenoma and Cowden Syndrome: A Case Report of the Surgical Management in Adolescence

Kelsey Baran, Heather Grant, Jessica Dahle, Colby Cayton, Benjamin Schalet and Holly Mason

Giant Juvenile Fibroadenoma (GJF) comprises 1% to 8% of breast lesions in the adolescent population. Cowden Syndrome is a genetic condition that ...

Ann Med Case Rep. 2021;3(2):AMCR-03-1029 | Open Access

Proerythroblasts as the Maincomponent of Erythroid Dysplasia in Myelodysplastic Syndrome

Hye Sung Won, Ji Hyun Yang, Der Sheng Sun, Myungshin Kim, Hyekyung Lee and Hyunjung Kim

We report an unusual case of Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS) in which proerythroblasts appeared as the main component of erythroid dysplasia. ...

Ann Med Case Rep. 2021;3(2):AMCR-03-1028 | Open Access

Treatment of Schneiderian Membrane Perforation with Sutures during Open Sinus Lift - A Case Report

Klaudia Migas

Among the paranasal sinuses, the maxillary sinus is of particular interest in dental implantology. As a result of the loss ...

Ann Med Case Rep. 2021;3(2):AMCR-03-1027 | Open Access

Clinical Findings of 104 Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province of Pakistan: A Multi-Centre Case Series

Sarwat Masud, Zeeshan Ahmad, Abdul Wali Khan, Fahad Khan, Muhammad Irfan, Sami Ullah Khan, Maleeha Shah, Saad Khan Wajid Ali, Anab Rehan Taseer, Asma Zia Ur Rahman, Muhammad Ishaq, Salman Khan and Salman Zahid

Introduction: The Coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19) pandemic affected the world including the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) province of Pakistan. The ...

Ann Med Case Rep. 2021;3(2):AMCR-03-1026 | Open Access

Megacalycosis with Ipsilateral Segmental Mega-Ureter – A Rare Entity

Thiruvalar Prabu Anand Vikramadhithan and Appu Thomas

Congenital megacalycosis of Pugivert is a rare clinical entity which denotes presence of dilated calyces most often without any functional ...

Ann Med Case Rep. 2021;3(2):AMCR-03-1025 | Open Access

Peripartum Cardiomyopathy Complicated with Massive Cardioembolic Stroke, a Treatment Challenge

Woo Fui Bee and Noor Sabarullah Sugiman

Peripartum Cardiomyopathy (PPCM) is a life-threatening condition affecting women during their late pregnancy or early postpartum period. This clinical entity, ...

Ann Med Case Rep. 2021;3(1):AMCR-03-1024 | Open Access

Off-Label Use of Bivalirudin on a Patient with Ventricular Septal Defect after Myocardial Infarction: A Case Report

Yi Ming, Cao Qian and Liu Qiang

Background: Bivalirudin is a direct thrombin inhibitor that is increasingly used for percutaneous coronary intervention and patients with ...

Ann Med Case Rep. 2021;3(1):AMCR-03-1023 | Open Access

Saccular Aneurysm of the Aortic Arch Discovered Incidentally During Coronary Angiography

Afendoulis Dimitrios, Voutas Petros, Moutafi Maria, Papagiannis Nikolaos, Didaggelos Matthaios, Malafis Ioannis and Kartalis Athanasios

A 75-year-old male patient, with medical history of borderline coronary artery disease, diabetes mellitus and dyslipidemia, was admitted to the ...

Ann Med Case Rep. 2021;3(1):AMCR-03-1022 | Open Access

Spontaneous Retropharyngeal Hematomain a Patient with Elongated Styloid Process - A Case Report

Michael Städt*, Michael Lell, Johannes Schwab and Christian Gaschler

Background: The styloid process is elongated in up to 7% of the population, in most cases bilaterally. Symptoms result ...

Ann Med Case Rep. 2021;3(1):AMCR-03-1021 | Open Access

A Rare Cause of Hemorrhage from Valproic Acid-Induced Hypofibrinogenemia and Review of Literature

Ceren Hasanoğlu, Zeynep Selen Karalök, Muhammed Doğukan Kalenderoğlu and Şenay Haspolat

Background: Valproic Acid (VPA) is a wide-spectrum antiepileptic drug, commonly used in the management of childhood epilepsy. One ...

Ann Med Case Rep. 2021;3(1):AMCR-03-1020 | Open Access

Late Diagnosis of Takayasu’s Arteritis Despite Multiple Unheeded Clues: A Lesson to Learn

Lee Yee Lim, Kuan Yee Lim, Nusrah Abd Rashid, Thai Yiung Wong and Wan Najwa Zaini Wan Mohamed

Takayasu’s arteritis is a large vessel vasculitis which affects the aorta and its major branches. The mean age ...

Ann Med Case Rep. 2020;2(3):AMCR-02-1019 | Open Access

A Successful Surgical Intervention in Sepsis Associated Acquired Lupus Anticoagulant with Prolonged Coagulation Screening: Against all Odds

Kuan Yee Lim, Sivakumar Palaniappan, Rozita Mohd, Nurasyikin Yusof and Nor Rafeah Tumian

Deranged coagulation profile is commonly seen in critically ill patients due to severe sepsis, Disseminated Intravascular Coagulopathy (DIVC), and drug-induced. ...

Ann Med Case Rep. 2020;2(3):AMCR-02-1018 | Open Access

Methotrexate-Induced Pneumocystis Jirovecii Pneumonia in a Patient with Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Case Report

Ana Lucinda Pereira Guiomar, João Miguel Ferreira Rua and Jorge Manuel dos Santos Fortuna

Pneumocystis Jirovecii Pneumonia (PJP) is an emerging threat to immunocompromised patients, such as those receiving immunosuppressive therapeutics for ...

Ann Med Case Rep. 2020;2(2):AMCR-02-1017 | Open Access

Peripheral Blood Sampling: are Measurements in Such Samples Always Meaningful?

Niels Einer-Jensen and RHF Hunter

One of the routine procedures during clinical investigation is to take a peripheral blood sample for various lines of clinical ...

Ann Med Case Rep. 2020;2(2):AMCR-02-1016 | Open Access

Postpartum Diagnosis of Coronavirus with Myopericarditis in a Patient with Pre-Existing Preeclampsia

I. Mejía Jiménez, E. Batllori Badia, L. Forcén Acebal, P. BarberoCasado, A. Galindo Izquierdo and A. García Burguillo

We report a case of severe Coronavirus infection in postpartum period, with pulmonary and cardiac involvement, in a patient with ...

Ann Med Case Rep. 2020;2(2):AMCR-02-1015 | Open Access

Acute Ischemic Stroke Associated with Allergic Reaction

Emin Sancar, Ertan Ararat, Murat Ozdemir and Sema Avci

Stroke is a common condition particularly for the population over the age of 65 and it constitutes of two types including ...

Ann Med Case Rep. 2020;2(2):AMCR-02-1014 | Open Access

The Effect of Reduced Dose Recombinant Tissue Plasminogen Activator on Clinical Results in Acute Pulmonary Embolism: Case Series

Mustafa Özgür Cırık, Mukaddes Kılınç, Güler Eraslan Doğanay and Sema Avci

Background: Acute Pulmonary Embolism (APE) is a life-threatening condition at which time control is important. The purpose of ...

Ann Med Case Rep. 2020;2(2):AMCR-02-1013 | Open Access

A Woman with Febrile Articular Destruction

Adil Rkiouak, I El Kassimi, N Sahel, M Zaizae and Y Sekkach

A 24-year-old young woman with no significant medical history complains of febrile polyarthralgia. On clinical examination, there was bilateral cervical, ...

Ann Med Case Rep. 2020;2(1):AMCR-02-1012 | Open Access

Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome after Lumbar Puncture

Sean Paul Schlosser, George Edward Vates, Ali Hussain and Olga Selioutski

Traditionally, Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome (PRES) is associated with hypertensive crisis, preeclampsia, and treatment with immunosuppressive agents, sepsis, and either ...

Ann Med Case Rep. 2020;2(1):AMCR-02-1011 | Open Access

Acute Cardiac Failure Complicating a Case of SARSCOVID 19 in a 24-Year-Old Patient

Vijay Shankar*, Purnima Dhar, Anupam Raj and Sanjeev Aneja

Cardiac complications of SARS-COVID 19 disease have been under-appreciated. We present a case of a young male who had presented with ...

Ann Med Case Rep. 2020;2(1):AMCR-02-1010 | Open Access

Pinworms (E.vermicularis) Mimicking Acute Appendicitis

Amina Akhtar, Amari Thomas and Sridhar Dharamavaram

A14-year-old boy who presented with severe intermittent central abdominal pain was admitted to the emergency department. The pain was ...

Ann Med Case Rep. 2020;2(1):AMCR-02-1009 | Open Access

Contribution of Thyroid Scintigraphy and SPECT/ CT Imaging in the Diagnosis of Double Ectopic Thyroid: About a Case

Fabrice Fokoue, Sanae El Mselmi and Nadia Ismaili Alaoui

Thyroid ectopia is a rare condition associated with a failure of thyroid gland migration during embryonic development. It may be ...

Ann Med Case Rep. 2020;2(1):AMCR-02-1008 | Open Access

Suicide and its Prevention - Ayurvedic Approach

Jithesh Mand Sajjad C

The prime and foremost rationale of every human being is to live a comfortable as well as happy life. The ...

Ann Med Case Rep. 2019;1(1):AMCR-01-1005 | Open Access

Stenosis of the Pyeloureteral Junction (UPJO) in Adults: Case Report

Jimenez-Baez MV, Aguilar Sosa AD, Que Pool DRM and Tellez Rodriguez AL

Aim: Ureteropelvic Junction Obstruction (UPJO) is the most frequent congenital anomaly of the upper urinary tract; it is ...

Ann Med Case Rep. 2019;1(1):AMCR-01-1004 | Open Access

A Case Study on Bullous Pemphigoid

Ramachandrudu B, Naga Jyothi A, Mounika Jyothi T, Pavan Kumar E, Hema Latha V, Bhavani M, Rudra JT, Rajavardhana T, Reddenna L, Mastanaiah J, Chakrapani B, Madhavi Latha C and Sreedhar V

Bullous Pemphigoid (BP) is an autoimmune disorder and characterized by chronic blistering of the skin. It ranges from gently itchy ...

Ann Med Case Rep. 2019;1(1):AMCR-01-1003 | Open Access

Asthma Emergency

Siniša Franjić

Asthma is a chronic obstructive disease that causes breathing problems. Asthma is characterized by a variety of recurrent symptoms, reversible ...

Ann Med Case Rep. 2019;1(1):AMCR-01-1002 | Open Access

Scintigraphic Imaging of Splenosis

Khushboo Gupta , Rahul Jadhav and Jagadeesh S Singh

Any surgery or trauma to spleen may cause fragmentation of splenic tissue (splenosis) to disperse in peritoneal and thoracic cavity. ...

Ann Med Case Rep. 2019;1(1):AMCR-01-1001 | Open Access

Epidermodysplasia Verruciformis (Tree Man Syndrome): A Brief Review with Case Reports

Naga Jyothi A, Pavan Kumar E, Bhavani M, Rudra JT, Rajavardhana T, Reddenna L, Mastanaiah J, Chakrapani B, Madhavi Latha C and Sreedhar V

Epidermodysplasia verruciformis (tree man syndrome), is a rare autosomal recessive hereditary skin disorder related with a high risk of skin ...