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Five years of Journal of Medical Case Reports - a retrospective series covering five years of publication

An article collection published in Journal of Medical Case Reports.

A collection of case reports from the journal's first five years of publication that represent the challenges and opportunities in case reporting.

  1. Case report

    Unusual association of ST-T abnormalities, myocarditis and cardiomyopathy with H1N1 influenza in pregnancy: two case reports and review of the literature

    Myocarditis is rarely reported as an extra-pulmonary manifestation of influenza while pregnancy is a rare cause of cardiomyopathy. Pregnancy was identified as a major risk factor for increased mortality and mo...

    Karen Chan, David Meek and Indranil Chakravorty

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2011 5:314

    Published on: 14 July 2011

  2. Case report

    Fulminant hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis induced by pandemic A (H1N1) influenza: a case report

    Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis induced by viral diseases is a well recognized entity. Severe forms of H5N1 influenza are known to be associated with symptoms very similar to a reactive hemophagocytic syndr...

    Christophe Willekens, Aurélie Cornelius, Mary-Jane Guerry, Agnès Wacrenier and François Fourrier

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2011 5:280

    Published on: 3 July 2011

  3. Case report

    Statin-associated weakness in myasthenia gravis: a case report

    Myasthenia gravis is a commonly undiagnosed condition in the elderly. Statin medications can cause weakness and are linked to the development and deterioration of several autoimmune conditions, including myast...

    Michael J Keogh, John M Findlay, Simon Leach and John Bowen

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2010 4:61

    Published on: 20 February 2010

  4. Case report

    Association between isotretinoin use and central retinal vein occlusion in an adolescent with minor predisposition for thrombotic incidents: a case report

    We report an adolescent boy with minimal pre-existing risk for thromboses who suffered central retinal vein occlusion associated with isotretinoin use for acne. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first ...

    Georgios Labiris, Andreas Katsanos, Maria Karapetsa, Ioanna Mpanaka and Dimitrios Chatzoulis

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2009 3:58

    Published on: 10 February 2009

  5. Case report

    A possible new syndrome with growth-hormone secreting pituitary adenoma, colonic polyposis, lipomatosis, lentigines and renal carcinoma in association with familial testicular germ cell malignancy: A case report

    Germ-cell testicular cancer has not been definitively linked to any known hereditary cancer susceptibility disorder. Familial testicular cancer in the presence of other findings in affected and unaffected fami...

    Phuong L Mai, Larissa Korde, Joan Kramer, June Peters, Christine M Mueller, Susan Pfeiffer, Constantine A Stratakis, Peter A Pinto, Gennady Bratslavsky, Maria Merino, Peter Choyke, W Marston Linehan and Mark H Greene

    Journal of Medical Case Reports 2007 1:9

    Published on: 28 March 2007