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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. 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...

    Authors: Karen Chan, David Meek and Indranil Chakravorty
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2011 5:314
  2. This is a series of clinical case reports demonstrating that a combination of percutaneously injected autologous adipose-tissue-derived stem cells, hyaluronic acid, platelet rich plasma and calcium chloride ma...

    Authors: Jaewoo Pak
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2011 5:296
  3. 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...

    Authors: Christophe Willekens, Aurélie Cornelius, Mary-Jane Guerry, Agnès Wacrenier and François Fourrier
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2011 5:280
  4. The influenza virus infection may be severe in non-immune people. Common complications of influenza virus include upper and lower respiratory tract infections, otitis media, myocarditis, acute respiratory dist...

    Authors: Rocco Urso, Nazario Bevilacqua, Marco Gentile, Daniele Biagioli and Francesco Nicola Lauria
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2011 5:132
  5. 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...

    Authors: Michael J Keogh, John M Findlay, Simon Leach and John Bowen
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2010 4:61
  6. 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 ...

    Authors: Georgios Labiris, Andreas Katsanos, Maria Karapetsa, Ioanna Mpanaka and Dimitrios Chatzoulis
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2009 3:58
  7. Acute renal failure caused by nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs administered at therapeutic doses is generally mild, non-anuric and transitory. There are no publications on indomethacin toxicity secondary t...

    Authors: Felipe González, Jesús López-Herce and Cinta Moraleda
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2009 3:47
  8. 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...

    Authors: 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
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2007 1:9