A case report of rare intraperitoneal cholesteatoma diagnosed and treated through multidisciplinary collaboration
55 ‐year‐old female patient with abdominal distension and poor appetite for 3 months was diagnosed as intraperitoneal cholesteatoma by imaging findings and histological tests. Patient has received surgical resection and recovered well after operation. Abstract55 ‐year‐old female patient with abdominal distension and poor appetite for 3 months was diagnosed as intraperitoneal cholesteatoma by imaging findings and histological tests. Patient has received surgical resection and recovered well after operation. (Source: Clinical Case Reports)
Source: Clinical Case Reports - July 7, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Jie Jiang, Guang Chu, Gang Chen, Hongyun Liao, Lu Yu, Hongjun Yu, Jie Liu, Zongqiang Hu Tags: CASE REPORT Source Type: research

Venetoclax in association with decitabine as effective bridge to transplant in a case of relapsed early T ‐cell lymphoblastic leukemia
A case of an early ‐relapsed high‐risk T‐ALL with high BCL‐2 expression on leukemic blasts was successfully treated with decitabine and venetoclax, achieving a CR. We suggest decitabine and venetoclax should be synergistic in BCL2‐positive ALL. AbstractA case of an early ‐relapsed high‐risk T‐ALL with high BCL‐2 expression on leukemic blasts was successfully treated with decitabine and venetoclax, achieving a CR. We suggest decitabine and venetoclax should be synergistic in BCL2‐positive ALL. (Source: Clinical Case Reports)
Source: Clinical Case Reports - July 7, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Elisabetta Zappone, Emanuele Cencini, Marzia Defina, Anna Sicuranza, Alessandro Gozzetti, Sara Ciofini, Donatella Raspadori, Bianca Mecacci, Monica Bocchia Tags: CASE REPORT Source Type: research

Erythrocyte hemighosts in a patient with tumor lysis syndrome: One train may hide another
Rasburicase was introduced to treat hyperuricemia secondary to tumor lysis syndrome. Because of severe hemolytic anemia, a blood smear was requested and showed hemighosts, revealing G6PD deficiency. Erythrocyte morphology is a key tool in laboratory hematology. AbstractRasburicase was introduced to treat hyperuricemia secondary to tumor lysis syndrome. Because of severe hemolytic anemia, a blood smear was requested and showed hemighosts, revealing G6PD deficiency. Erythrocyte morphology is a key tool in laboratory hematology. (Source: Clinical Case Reports)
Source: Clinical Case Reports - July 7, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Pierre Cabantous, Sylvie Daliphard, Victor Bob ée Tags: CLINICAL IMAGE Source Type: research

Fatal gastrointestinal bleeding due to IgA vasculitis complicated with tuberculous lymphadenitis: A case report and literature review
We report a case of IgA vasculitis that developed during the treatment of tuberculosis. Patients with tuberculosis who are on antituberculosis treatment can be administered steroids for severe disease or complications. AbstractWe report a case of IgA vasculitis that developed during the treatment of tuberculosis. Patients with tuberculosis who are on antituberculosis treatment can be administered steroids for severe disease or complications. (Source: Clinical Case Reports)
Source: Clinical Case Reports - July 6, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Norihito Yamauchi, Shuji Tanda, Saori Kashiwagi, Atsunori Ohnishi, Munehiro Kugai, Takako Akazawa, Tsuguhiro Matsumoto, Junko Yamauchi, Akira Muramatsu, Soutaro Fujimoto Tags: CASE REPORT Source Type: research

Metastatic renal cell carcinoma in the thyroid gland
Thyroid incidentalomas on FDG PET/CT are common with one ‐third of focal uptakes caused by malignancies. Toxic nodules should be excluded. Ultrasound risk‐adapted systems can classify thyroid nodules and identify those who need biopsy. AbstractThyroid incidentalomas on FDG PET/CT are common with one ‐third of focal uptakes caused by malignancies. Toxic nodules should be excluded. Ultrasound risk‐adapted systems can classify thyroid nodules and identify those who need biopsy. (Source: Clinical Case Reports)
Source: Clinical Case Reports - July 5, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Mark M. Cruz, Gregory S. Schmidt, Jeptha T. Johnson, Thanh D. Hoang, Mohamed K. M. Shakir Tags: CLINICAL IMAGE Source Type: research

Bilateral adhesive capsulitis following influenza vaccination: A case report
Bilateral shoulder adhesive capsulitis may develop in association with the administration of an influenza vaccine. Vaccine administration should utilize proper technique to avoid injection into the shoulder capsule. AbstractBilateral shoulder adhesive capsulitis may develop in association with the administration of an influenza vaccine. Vaccine administration should utilize proper technique to avoid injection into the shoulder capsule. (Source: Clinical Case Reports)
Source: Clinical Case Reports - July 5, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Austin R. Thompson, Erik R. Ensrud Tags: CASE REPORT Source Type: research

Isolated IgG4 ‐related sclerosing cholangitis with normal serum IgG4 levels—A case report
We presented a case of isolated IgG4‐SC with the normal serum IgG4 which was hard to differentiate with cholangiocarcinoma. Under such circumstances, liver pathology has a pivotal role in the diagnosis. AbstractThe isolated IgG4 ‐SC that absent from AIP is quite rare and difficult to diagnose. We presented a case of isolated IgG4‐SC with the normal serum IgG4 which was hard to differentiate with cholangiocarcinoma. Under such circumstances, liver pathology has a pivotal role in the diagnosis. (Source: Clinical Case Reports)
Source: Clinical Case Reports - July 3, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Yanyun Shu, Juanjuan Cheng, Jin Ye, Xiaoli Pan Tags: CASE REPORT Source Type: research

Left atrial appendage (LAA) electrical isolation by Maze ‐like catheter substrate modification in presence of LAA‐occluder device: A case report
Maze ‐like linear substrate modification in atrial fibrillation patients nonresponders to pulmonary vein isolation represents a feasible technique to gain left atrial appendage electrical isolation even in the presence of a Watchman occluder device. AbstractMaze ‐like linear substrate modification in atrial fibrillation patients nonresponders to pulmonary vein isolation represents a feasible technique to gain left atrial appendage electrical isolation even in the presence of a Watchman occluder device. (Source: Clinical Case Reports)
Source: Clinical Case Reports - July 3, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Simone Zanchi, Lorenzo Bianchini, Stefano Bordignon, Fabrizio Bologna, Shota Tohoku, Shaojie Chen, Julian K. R. Chun, Boris Schmidt Tags: CASE REPORT Source Type: research

Intraventricular metastatic melanoma: A case report and review of the literature
Intraventricular melanoma is a very rare and highly malignant disease. Safe resection is the mainstay of treatment, but no standard guidelines exist for adjuvant therapy. Early histologic and molecular diagnosis is key for improved survival. AbstractIntraventricular melanoma is a very rare and highly malignant disease. Safe resection is the mainstay of treatment, but no standard guidelines exist for adjuvant therapy. Early histologic and molecular diagnosis is key for improved survival. (Source: Clinical Case Reports)
Source: Clinical Case Reports - July 3, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Joshua D. Bernstock, Gustavo Chagoya, Galal A. Elsayed, Brandon M. Fox, Nabiel Mir, Saksham Gupta, Melissa Chua, Travis J. Atchley, Mina Lobbous, Houman Sotoudeh, James Hackney, Gregory K. Friedman, Mark R. Harrigan Tags: CASE REPORT Source Type: research

Anaplastic lymphoma kinase –positive anaplastic large cell lymphoma presenting as diffuse pulmonary infiltrates
Anaplastic large cell lymphoma has a characteristic sinusoidal growth pattern that presents as pulmonary lymphangitic involvement causing respiratory distress. Recognition and prompt treatment of this entity can result in dramatic response to therapy. AbstractAnaplastic large cell lymphoma has a characteristic sinusoidal growth pattern that presents as pulmonary lymphangitic involvement causing respiratory distress. Recognition and prompt treatment of this entity can result in dramatic response to therapy. (Source: Clinical Case Reports)
Source: Clinical Case Reports - July 3, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Shuku Sato, Yotaro Tamai Tags: CLINICAL IMAGE Source Type: research

Collapsing focal segmental sclerosis in an HIV ‐negative patient
Collapsing focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) is classically seen in HIV ‐infected patients and carries a dismal prognosis. It can also occur in HIV‐negative patients in which case, early aggressive treatment with glucocorticoids may be helpful with improvement in both proteinuria and renal function. AbstractCollapsing focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) is classically seen in HIV ‐infected patients and carries a dismal prognosis. It can also occur in HIV‐negative patients in which case, early aggressive treatment with glucocorticoids may be helpful with improvement in both proteinuria and renal functi...
Source: Clinical Case Reports - July 3, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Sandeep Anand Padala, Bethany Birkelo, Azeem Mohammed, Rajan Kapoor, Laura Mulloy, Prashanth Rawla Tags: CASE REPORT Source Type: research

CACNA1S Arg528Cys mutation in a young Chinese man with thyrotoxic hypokalemic periodic paralysis
It has long been believed that the patients with thyrotoxic hypokalemic periodic paralysis (THPP) may harbor genetic mutations commonly found in familial hypokalemic periodic paralysis. Despite extensive testing, such a mutation has escaped detection until now. AbstractIt has long been believed that the patients with thyrotoxic hypokalemic periodic paralysis (THPP) may harbor genetic mutations commonly found in familial hypokalemic periodic paralysis. Despite extensive testing, such a mutation has escaped detection until now. (Source: Clinical Case Reports)
Source: Clinical Case Reports - July 1, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Nader Rezkalla, Kamran Imam, Miriam Marti, Karen Ip, Ardavan Mashhadian, Antonio Liu Tags: CASE REPORT Source Type: research

Fatal autonomic failure due to premanifesting Parkinson's disease only diagnosed at autopsy
Parkinson's disease affects the peripheral autonomic system and may cause autonomic dysfunction without typical parkinsonian symptoms. This case also underlines the importance of histological sampling of the PNS in cases with autonomic dysfunction. AbstractA 46 ‐year‐old male had 11‐year history of cryptic autonomic dysfunction. He developed a fatal autonomic failure with diffuse hypoxic brain injury. Histology examination of medulla oblongata and the celiac ganglion revealed many α‐synuclein immunoreactive Lewy bodies confirming the diagnosis of premanifesting Parkinson's disease (PD). PNS involvement in PD ...
Source: Clinical Case Reports - June 30, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Istvan Bodi, Ellen Merete Hagen, Gordon Thorpe Ingle, Michael P Lunn Tags: CASE REPORT Source Type: research

Pulmonary intralobar sequestration associated with aspergillosis and aspiration
The pathogenesis of intralobar pulmonary sequestration is not completely understood, either representing a congenital or acquired process. The presence of fungal organisms and aspiration has both clinical and etiologic significance. AbstractThe pathogenesis of intralobar pulmonary sequestration is not completely understood, either representing a congenital or acquired process. The presence of fungal organisms and aspiration has both clinical and etiologic significance. (Source: Clinical Case Reports)
Source: Clinical Case Reports - June 30, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Daniel J. Zaccarini, Ola El ‐Zammar Tags: CASE REPORT Source Type: research

Phrenic nerve injury secondary to extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in pregnancy: A case report
Phrenic nerve injury with subsequent hemidiaphragm paralysis should be included in the differential diagnosis of pregnant women with persistent hypoxia after extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) cannulation. AbstractExtracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) is used to provide acute respiratory and/or hemodynamic support to patients with severe, refractory respiratory failure. Phrenic nerve injury with subsequent hemidiaphragm paralysis should be included in the differential diagnosis of pregnant women with persistent hypoxia after ECMO cannulation. (Source: Clinical Case Reports)
Source: Clinical Case Reports - June 29, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Cheryl Godcharles, Melody Safarzadeh, Emily A. Oliver, Amanda Roman, Huda B. Al ‐Kouatly Tags: CASE REPORT Source Type: research

Spontaneous eruption of maxillary third molars in the adult patient undergoing orthodontic treatment after first molar extractions
Class II division 1 malocclusions are common, and first permanent molars are frequently compromised teeth. Removal of compromised maxillary first permanent molars with planned orthodontic treatment can result in favorable treatment outcomes. AbstractClass II division 1 malocclusions are common, and first permanent molars are frequently compromised teeth. Removal of compromised maxillary first permanent molars with planned orthodontic treatment can result in favorable treatment outcomes. (Source: Clinical Case Reports)
Source: Clinical Case Reports - June 29, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Kelly Jackson, Desmond Ong, Elissa Freer Tags: CASE REPORT Source Type: research

Gastrointestinal bleeding as an initial manifestation of gastric lipoma: Case report and review of the literature
Gastric lipoma should be considered as a rare differential diagnosis in patients presenting with gastrointestinal bleeding. Diagnosis is mainly done by radiologic and endoscopic findings. It presents characteristic pathognomonic endoscopic signs. AbstractGastric lipoma should be considered as a rare differential diagnosis in patients presenting with gastrointestinal bleeding. Diagnosis is mainly done by radiologic and endoscopic findings. It presents characteristic pathognomonic endoscopic signs. (Source: Clinical Case Reports)
Source: Clinical Case Reports - June 29, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Meriam Sabbah, Abdelwahab Nakhli, Imen Helal, Nawel Bellil, Asma Ouakaa, Dalila Gargouri Tags: CASE REPORT Source Type: research

An unusual presentation of acquired periungual fibrokeratoma: A mixed form of dome ‐shaped and branching type
We describe a case of acquired periungual fibrokeratoma with an unusual presentation of mixed features including dome ‐shaped and branching type in order to facilitate the recognition of this variant. AbstractAcquired periungual fibrokeratoma is an uncommon benign fibrous tumour occurring in the periungual area, predominantly the proximal nail fold. We describe a case of acquired periungual fibrokeratoma with an unusual presentation of mixed features including dome ‐shaped and branching type in order to facilitate the recognition of this variant. (Source: Clinical Case Reports)
Source: Clinical Case Reports - June 29, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Kun ‐Yong Sung, SeungKoo Lee, Sang‐Yeul Lee Tags: CASE REPORT Source Type: research

Harlequin ichthyosis: A case report of severe presentation in Eritrea
The severe form of harlequin ichthyosis is often lethal in the perinatal period, and it is commonly a product of consanguineous parents. Therefore, in vitro fertilization and pregenetic diagnosis are recommended to avoid the recurrence of the error. AbstractThe severe form of harlequin ichthyosis is often lethal in the perinatal period, and it is commonly a product of consanguineous parents. Therefore, in vitro fertilization and pregenetic diagnosis are recommended to avoid the recurrence of the error. (Source: Clinical Case Reports)
Source: Clinical Case Reports - June 28, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Zemichael Ogbe W, Tarig Gasim Mohamed Alarabi Tags: CASE REPORT Source Type: research

A case of drug ‐induced Stevens‐Johnson syndrome‐like eruption predominating in mucosa: A case report
Atypical Stevens ‐Johnson syndrome (SJS) is a variant of SJS with complete absence of or only few cutaneous manifestations. It usually affects children with Mycoplasma‐induced respiratory infection. It was unique because our case was induced by drug and occurred in an adult. AbstractAtypical Stevens ‐Johnson syndrome (SJS) is a variant of SJS with complete absence of or only few cutaneous manifestations. It usually affects children with Mycoplasma‐induced respiratory infection. It was unique because our case was induced by drug and occurred in an adult. (Source: Clinical Case Reports)
Source: Clinical Case Reports - June 27, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Akihiro Ishiguro, Tomoyuki Shibata, Takeshi Yanagishita, Hiroyuki Takama, Rimi Uchida, Yuichiro Ohshima, Daisuke Watanabe Tags: CASE REPORT Source Type: research

The use of hydroxocobalamin for vasoplegic syndrome in left ventricular assist device patients
We demonstrate evidence supporting the efficacy of hydroxocobalamin in reducing vasopressor requirements for LVAD patients with refractory vasoplegia. Further study is needed to substantiate these findings and determine its optimal use in practice. AbstractWe demonstrate evidence supporting the efficacy of hydroxocobalamin in reducing vasopressor requirements for LVAD patients with refractory vasoplegia. Further study is needed to substantiate these findings and determine its optimal use in practice. (Source: Clinical Case Reports)
Source: Clinical Case Reports - June 26, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Brian Ayers, Katherine Wood, Jennifer Falvey, Wendy Bernstein, Igor Gosev Tags: CASE REPORT Source Type: research

An asymptomatic mediastinal cyst in a young child: Case report and summary of the literature
Bronchogenic cyst is a rare congenital chest malformation that mainly presents with wheeze and feeding issues in early life. A multidisciplinary approach and follow ‐up are pivotal for the improvement of lung function, mostly in cases of mediastinal complications. AbstractBronchogenic cyst is a rare congenital chest malformation that mainly presents with wheeze and feeding issues in early life. A multidisciplinary approach and follow ‐up are pivotal for the improvement of lung function, mostly in cases of mediastinal complications. (Source: Clinical Case Reports)
Source: Clinical Case Reports - June 26, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Martina Votto, Riccardo Castagnoli, Maria Sole Prevedoni Gorone, Gian Luigi Marseglia, Amelia Licari Tags: CASE REPORT Source Type: research

Agranulocytosis ‐complicated DRESS with medullar HHV‐6 replication
We report a new observation of its myelosuppressive effect: a case of DRESS complicated by agranulocytosis with detectable HHV‐6 RNA in bone marrow. AbstractHHV ‐6B is the subtype most often involved in the systemic manifestations of the DRESS, but also in myelosuppression in bone marrow transplant. We report a new observation of its myelosuppressive effect: a case of DRESS complicated by agranulocytosis with detectable HHV‐6 RNA in bone marrow. (Source: Clinical Case Reports)
Source: Clinical Case Reports - June 26, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Margot Lehericey, Florence T étart, Priscille Carvalho, Olivia Bauvin, Charles Hervouet, Pascal Joly, Vivien Hébert Tags: CASE REPORT Source Type: research

Effects of imatinib mesylate on cutaneous neurofibromas associated with neurofibromatosis type 1
This report potentially provides new findings in the effects of imatinib mesylate. AbstractImatinib mesylate seemed to inhibit development of cutaneous neurofibromas (c ‐NFs) and promote growth of pre‐existing c‐NFs in our neurofibromatosis type 1 case. This report potentially provides new findings in the effects of imatinib mesylate. (Source: Clinical Case Reports)
Source: Clinical Case Reports - June 26, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Ken ‐ichi Yasuda, Yoshimasa Nobeyama, Takaoki Ishiji, Arihito Ota, Akihiko Asahina Tags: CASE REPORT Source Type: research

Neurosyphilis in AIDS patient presenting as isolated cranial nerve 6 palsy
Early neurosyphilis can occur in an immunocompromised host. It has a widely varied presentation. Isolated CN6 as presenting symptom has not been described. AbstractEarly neurosyphilis can occur in an immunocompromised host. It has a widely varied presentation. Isolated CN6 as presenting symptom has not been described. (Source: Clinical Case Reports)
Source: Clinical Case Reports - June 26, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Sanjay Singh, Priyangi Puranik, Ethan Lin, Miriam Marti, Antonio Liu Tags: CASE REPORT Source Type: research

Coffee bean sign: Its meaning and importance
The presence of the coffee bean sign is pathognomonic of sigmoid volvulus. AbstractThe presence of the coffee bean sign is pathognomonic of sigmoid volvulus. (Source: Clinical Case Reports)
Source: Clinical Case Reports - June 26, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Eliza Stavride, Charalampos Plakias Tags: CLINICAL IMAGE Source Type: research

Acute interstitial nephritis with only three doses of pantoprazole
Several antibiotics, proton pump inhibitors, and nonsteroidal anti ‐inflammatory drugs can cause acute interstitial nephritis. This is not dose‐dependent, and recurrence can occur with a second exposure of the same drug. Stopping the culprit is critical for successful management. AbstractSeveral antibiotics, proton pump inhibitors, and nonsteroidal anti ‐inflammatory drugs can cause acute interstitial nephritis. This is not dose‐dependent, and recurrence can occur with a second exposure of the same drug. Stopping the culprit is critical for successful management. (Source: Clinical Case Reports)
Source: Clinical Case Reports - June 24, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Subhankar Samal, Namrata Singhania, Saurabh Bansal, Girish Singhania Tags: CLINICAL IMAGE Source Type: research

Myocardial ischemia due to a recanalized chronic coronary thrombus: Angiographic and optical coherence tomography imaging insights
Chronic organized thrombus as a result of prior untreated myocardial infarction can determine myocardial ischemia. This entity appears as an angiographically irregular and hazy image; optical coherence tomography is useful to evaluate these ambiguous lesions and guide interventional treatment. AbstractChronic organized thrombus as a result of prior untreated myocardial infarction can determine myocardial ischemia. This entity appears as an angiographically irregular and hazy image; optical coherence tomography is useful to evaluate these ambiguous lesions and guide interventional treatment. (Source: Clinical Case Reports)
Source: Clinical Case Reports - June 24, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Giorgio Sacchetta, Renato Francesco Maria Scalise, Victoria Garcia Ruiz, Giombattista Barrano, Nadia Garro, Francesco Costa, Marco Contarini Tags: CLINICAL IMAGE Source Type: research

Barium aspiration ‐ Accident or complication?
Aspiration of barium sulfate is possible during radiographic contrast procedures and is potentially life ‐threatening in severe cases. In patients with dysphagia or suspected tracheoesophageal fistula, barium compounds may be used, considering lateral projection fluoroscopy of the pharyngeal phase of swallowing, but iso‐osmotic agents should also be considered. AbstractAspiration of barium sulfate is possible during radiographic contrast procedures and is potentially life ‐threatening in severe cases. In patients with dysphagia or suspected tracheoesophageal fistula, barium compounds may be used, considering lateral ...
Source: Clinical Case Reports - June 24, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Joana Ricardo Pires, Mariana Teixeira, Filipa Ferreira, Clarinda Neves Tags: CLINICAL IMAGE Source Type: research

IgG4 ‐related disease mimicking renal pelvis tumor with peritoneal carcinomatosis
IgG4 ‐RD may rarely present as a retroperitoneal fibrosis, mimicking carcinomatosis. Clinicians should consider this disease when encountering an idiopathic peritoneal and retroperitoneal fibrosis with renal involvement and hydronephrosis. AbstractIgG4 ‐RD may rarely present as a retroperitoneal fibrosis, mimicking carcinomatosis. Clinicians should consider this disease when encountering an idiopathic peritoneal and retroperitoneal fibrosis with renal involvement and hydronephrosis. (Source: Clinical Case Reports)
Source: Clinical Case Reports - June 24, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Che ‐Wei Chang, Shih‐Hao Tang, Chia‐Hung Su, Kun‐Bow Tsai, Yung‐Chin Lee, Jhen‐Hao Jhan Tags: CASE REPORT Source Type: research

Crowned dens syndrome
(CDS) is rare, though likely underdiagnosed, typically presenting with fever, neck pain, and stiffness. Adequate clinical awareness may streamline diagnostics and therapeutics and avoid the need for invasive procedures. AbstractCrowned dens syndrome (CDS) is rare, though likely underdiagnosed, typically presenting with fever, neck pain, and stiffness. Adequate clinical awareness may streamline diagnostics and therapeutics and avoid the need for invasive procedures. (Source: Clinical Case Reports)
Source: Clinical Case Reports - June 23, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Vincent Zimmer Tags: CLINICAL IMAGE Source Type: research

A case of acute necrotizing periodontitis with not known origin
In cases of aggressive periodontal bone destruction, subgingival microbial analysis should be done, tooth extractions should be planned to control disease progression if non ‐surgical periodontal treatment is ineffective. AbstractIn cases of aggressive periodontal bone destruction, subgingival microbial analysis should be done, tooth extractions should be planned to control disease progression if non ‐surgical periodontal treatment is ineffective. (Source: Clinical Case Reports)
Source: Clinical Case Reports - June 23, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Rui Ren, Huanxin Meng, Ruifang Lu Tags: CASE REPORT Source Type: research

Closure of long ‐standing oroantral fistula: Surgical challenge in medically compromised patient—A case report
A systematic treatment plan of controlling chronic sinusitis, optimizing systemic health, and appropriate selection of surgical technique are essential requirements for successful closure of oroantral fistula. AbstractA systematic treatment plan of controlling chronic sinusitis, optimizing systemic health, and appropriate selection of surgical technique are essential requirements for successful closure of oroantral fistula. (Source: Clinical Case Reports)
Source: Clinical Case Reports - June 23, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Arvind Ramanathan, Vishak Acharya Tags: CASE REPORT Source Type: research

The first appearance deceives many: Isolated RV infarct masquerading as an anterior STEMI
Although ST ‐segment elevation in the precordial leads on an EKG is highly suggestive of occlusion of the left anterior descending artery, the pattern can also result from isolated right ventricular (RV) infarction. AbstractAlthough ST ‐segment elevation in the precordial leads on an EKG is highly suggestive of occlusion of the left anterior descending artery, the pattern can also result from isolated right ventricular (RV) infarction. (Source: Clinical Case Reports)
Source: Clinical Case Reports - June 23, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Umar Ismail, Olga Toleva, Davinder S. Jassal Tags: CLINICAL IMAGE Source Type: research

Hepar Lobatum carcinomatosum: A rare cause of portal hypertension
Hepar lobatum carcinomatosum is a rare form of major hepatic dysmorphia secondary to metastatic breast cancer. This condition seems to be related to the obstruction of portal vessels by tumor cells responsible of possible secondary portal hypertension without underlying cirrhosis. AbstractHepar lobatum carcinomatosum is a rare form of major hepatic dysmorphia secondary to metastatic breast cancer. This condition seems to be related to the obstruction of portal vessels by tumor cells responsible of possible secondary portal hypertension without underlying cirrhosis. (Source: Clinical Case Reports)
Source: Clinical Case Reports - June 23, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Guillaume Mathis, Emanuele Felli, Didier Mutter, Patrick Pessaux Tags: CLINICAL IMAGE Source Type: research

Naltrexone ‐induced drug eruption
Treatment of alcohol dependence with oral naltrexone may elicit an urticarial rash and angioedema. Acute spontaneous urticaria and an allergic reaction to an excipient represent important differential diagnoses. AbstractTreatment of alcohol dependence with oral naltrexone may elicit an urticarial rash and angioedema. Acute spontaneous urticaria and an allergic reaction to an excipient represent important differential diagnoses. (Source: Clinical Case Reports)
Source: Clinical Case Reports - June 23, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Johannes Heck, Katharina Burda, Thomas Hillemacher, Stefan Bleich, Dirk O. Stichtenoth, Adrian Groh Tags: CASE REPORT Source Type: research

Case report: Migraine that persisted for over 20  years disappears after treatment for pulmonary arteriovenous fistula
We presented a rare case of pulmonary arteriovenous fistula in a patient who suffered from migraine with optic aura for longer than 20  years. This case suggests that the migraine could be expected to disappear after treatment for pulmonary arteriovenous fistula. AbstractWe presented a rare case of pulmonary arteriovenous fistula in a patient who suffered from migraine with optic aura for longer than 20  years. This case suggests that the migraine could be expected to disappear after treatment for pulmonary arteriovenous fistula. (Source: Clinical Case Reports)
Source: Clinical Case Reports - June 23, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Kazuyuki Kakeshita, Taro Yoneda, Hayato Koba, Kota Tanimura, Tsukasa Ueda, Tomoya Kaneda, Johsuke Hara, Kazuo Kasahara Tags: CASE REPORT Source Type: research

Thrombosed capillary network in a full ‐thickness burn
Full ‐thickness burns are associated with cardinal clinical features. The recognition of these signs has important implications for immediate and future care of such burns. AbstractFull ‐thickness burns are associated with cardinal clinical features. The recognition of these signs has important implications for immediate and future care of such burns. (Source: Clinical Case Reports)
Source: Clinical Case Reports - June 22, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Sharon Kennedy, Kevin C. Cahill Tags: CLINICAL IMAGE Source Type: research

Zero ‐fluoroscopy catheter ablation of premature ventricular contractions at left coronary cusp near left main coronary artery
The left coronary cusp is the commonest site of origin for coronary cusp PVC. Catheter ablation without fluoroscopy is highly effective, feasible, and safe but it could be related to risks because of proximity to the coronary arteries. The use of ICE integration allowed an improvement in the safety and efficiency of these procedures. AbstractThe left coronary cusp is the commonest site of origin for coronary cusp PVC. Catheter ablation without fluoroscopy is highly effective, feasible, and safe but it could be related to risks because of proximity to the coronary arteries. The use of ICE integration allowed an improvement ...
Source: Clinical Case Reports - June 22, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Amato Santoro, Claudia Baiocchi, Flavio D ’Ascenzi, Sergio Mondillo, Serafina Valente Tags: CASE REPORT Source Type: research

First case report: Late ‐onset coronary artery spasm after radiofrequency catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation in a Caucasian patient
Most of the coronary vasospasms were found intraprocedurally, and it is very rare to see late ‐onset vasospasms that happened a few hours after uncomplicated ablations. The recognition of this rare but potentially life‐threatening complication is important to improve the conventional practice of catheter ablation for patients with drug‐refractory atrial fibrillation. AbstractMost of the coronary vasospasms were found intraprocedurally, and it is very rare to see late ‐onset vasospasms that happened a few hours after uncomplicated ablations. The recognition of this rare but potentially life‐threatening complicatio...
Source: Clinical Case Reports - June 22, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Takahiro Tsushima, Mohammed Najeeb Osman, Richard A. Josephson, Sergio G. Thal Tags: CASE REPORT Source Type: research

Severe symptomatic hyperparathyroidism —Is it carcinoma?—Case report and literature review
Parathyroid carcinoma is a rare disease, difficult to diagnose and associated with a poor prognosis. It must be suspected preoperatively, based on clinical and imaging grounds, in order to perform the best surgical option and avoid compromising patient's prognosis. AbstractParathyroid carcinoma is a rare disease, difficult to diagnose and associated with a poor prognosis. It must be suspected preoperatively, based on clinical and imaging grounds, in order to perform the best surgical option and avoid compromising patient's prognosis. (Source: Clinical Case Reports)
Source: Clinical Case Reports - June 22, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Catarina A. Pereira, Susana Garrido, Cl áudia Amaral, Olinda Lima, Helena Cardoso Tags: CASE REPORT Source Type: research

Multicentric reticulohistiocytosis: A case report with response to adalimumab
Although MRH can mimic rheumatoid arthritis, its ability to rapidly progress to arthritis mutilans and association with malignancy in up to 25% of patients warrant prompt recognition and treatment along with age ‐appropriate malignancy work‐up. AbstractAlthough MRH can mimic rheumatoid arthritis, its ability to rapidly progress to arthritis mutilans and association with malignancy in up to 25% of patients warrant prompt recognition and treatment along with age ‐appropriate malignancy work‐up. (Source: Clinical Case Reports)
Source: Clinical Case Reports - June 22, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Shirley Kim, Emily M. Khatchaturian, Luis Dehesa Tags: CASE REPORT Source Type: research

A rare case of MGRS with immunotactoid glomerulopathy responding to bortezomib, dexamethasone, and rituximab
Patients with monoclonal gammopathy of renal significance should be treated with clone ‐directed therapy against sources of monoclonal proteins in order to prevent progression to more advanced monoclonal gammopathies and renal failure. AbstractPatients with monoclonal gammopathy of renal significance should be treated with clone ‐directed therapy against sources of monoclonal proteins in order to prevent progression to more advanced monoclonal gammopathies and renal failure. (Source: Clinical Case Reports)
Source: Clinical Case Reports - June 22, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Chaoyuan Kuang, Kevin Quann, Agnes K. Liman, Roy Frye, Nawras Alshoubaki, Mohan Ramkumar, Andrew D. Liman Tags: CASE REPORT Source Type: research

Self ‐regeneration of an extensive bony defect following mandibular resection
Spontaneous bone regeneration is a rapid and uncommon formation of new bone in a previous bone defect. Preservation of periosteum as the main source of osteogenesis, young age, and genetics are possible important factors related to this phenomenon. AbstractSpontaneous bone regeneration is a rapid and uncommon formation of new bone in a previous bone defect. Preservation of periosteum as the main source of osteogenesis, young age, and genetics are possible important factors related to this phenomenon. (Source: Clinical Case Reports)
Source: Clinical Case Reports - June 22, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Mahboube Hasheminasab, Reza Sharifi, Mahsa Mortazavi, Arezoo Javani Tags: CASE REPORT Source Type: research

Tuberculous peritonitis masquerading as carcinomatosis
We present a patient with tuberculous peritonitis masquerading as carcinomatosis. High clinical suspicion, appropriate identification of bacterial isolates of theMycobacterium tuberculosis complex, and susceptibility testing are crucial to select target therapy. AbstractTuberculous peritonitis may debut with unspecific symptoms that can pose a diagnostic challenge for clinicians. We present a patient with tuberculous peritonitis masquerading as carcinomatosis. High clinical suspicion, appropriate identification of bacterial isolates of theMycobacterium tuberculosis complex, and susceptibility testing are crucial to select ...
Source: Clinical Case Reports - June 22, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Gabriel Motoa, Salvador Alvarez Tags: CLINICAL IMAGE Source Type: research

Identification of a novel homozygous variant in the alkaline phosphate (ALPL) gene associated with hypophosphatasia
The lack of awareness of patient risk factors, failure to obtain adequate family history, was discussed by clinical experience in prenatal testing of hypophosphatasia with a novel variant in the ALPL gene identified in the index case of the family. AbstractThe lack of awareness of patient risk factors, failure to obtain adequate family history, was discussed by clinical experience in prenatal testing of hypophosphatasia with a novel variant in the ALPL gene identified in the index case of the family. (Source: Clinical Case Reports)
Source: Clinical Case Reports - June 21, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Atil Bisgin, Ibrahim Boga, Cihan Cetin, Selim Buyukkurt Tags: CASE REPORT Source Type: research

Noninvasive prenatal testing detected acute myeloid leukemia in paucisymptomatic pregnant patient
To the authors' best knowledge, this is the first report of AML detected by noninvasive prenatal testing. This was an aggressive case that otherwise would have been difficult to characterize due to disadvantages of "gold ‐standard" techniques. AbstractTo the authors' best knowledge, this is the first report of acute myeloid leukemia (AML) detected by noninvasive prenatal testing. This was an aggressive case that otherwise would have been difficult to characterize due to disadvantages of "gold ‐standard" techniques. (Source: Clinical Case Reports)
Source: Clinical Case Reports - June 20, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Laura Yissel Rengifo, Lucienne Michaux, Johan Maertens, Thomas Tousseyn, Liesbeth Lenaerts, Joris Robert Vermeesch, Peter Vandenberghe, Barbara Dewaele Tags: CASE REPORT Source Type: research

Issue Information
Clinical Case Reports, Volume 8, Issue 6, Page 929-932, June 2020. (Source: Clinical Case Reports)
Source: Clinical Case Reports - June 19, 2020 Category: General Medicine Tags: ISSUE INFORMATION Source Type: research

New onset of Bell ’s palsy in a patient with West Nile Encephalitis
The case report presented a patient who was diagnosed with West Nile virus encephalitis and developed new onset of Bell's palsy within 8  days of diagnosis. Given the incidence of WNV, it would be beneficial to evaluate WNV‐infected patients for peripheral neuropathy which nowadays has quite practical implication. AbstractThe case report presented a patient who was diagnosed with West Nile virus encephalitis and developed new onset of Bell's palsy within 8  days of diagnosis. Given the incidence of WNV, it would be beneficial to evaluate WNV‐infected patients for peripheral neuropathy which nowadays has quite...
Source: Clinical Case Reports - June 18, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Tetyana Vaysman, Anna Melkonyan, Antonio Liu Tags: CASE REPORT Source Type: research

A novel pathogenic variant of SRD5A2 in an Iranian psuedohermaphrodite male
Deficiency of the 5 ‐alpha‐reductase may have an important role in 46,XY DSD in some cohorts. The prenatal ultrasonography and karyotyping can trigger the attention toward the presence of a DSD in fetus. AbstractDeficiency of the 5 ‐alpha‐reductase may have an important role in 46,XY DSD in some cohorts. The prenatal ultrasonography and karyotyping can trigger the attention toward the presence of a DSD in fetus. (Source: Clinical Case Reports)
Source: Clinical Case Reports - June 18, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Setilla Dalili, Bahareh Rabbani, Afagh Hassanzadeh Rad, Shaahin Koohmanaee, Nejat Mahdieh Tags: CASE REPORT Source Type: research