Journal of Medical Case Reports

 
 

Journal of Medical Case Reports (JMCR) is an open access, peer-reviewed online journal that will consider any original case report that expands the field of general medical knowledge. All articles are indexed in PubMed and archived in PubMed Central, and all articles are openly accessible and available for reuse under the Creative Commons Attribution License. See: http://www.biomedcentral.com/info/about/license.

  • The Significance of Widely Split P Waves This case highlights the need to be aware that the presence of widely split P waves on an ECG may proceed to more serious cardiac arrhythmias during an anesthetic procedure.
  • Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Adults This case report explores the clinical features and possible pathophysiological basis of multisystem inflammatory syndrome in adults, secondary to SARS-CoV-2 infection.
  • Drug-induced Acute Pancreatitis in a Bodybuilder Was a "drug cocktail" of anabolic-androgenic steroids and growth hormones the cause of this bodybuilder's acute pancreatitis?
  • Herpetic Anterior Uveitis Following Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine What are the possible immunological mechanisms by which SARS-CoV-2 vaccination might trigger herpetic reactivation, as in these patients who developed herpetic anterior uveitis after an mRNA vaccine?
  • Severe Neonatal Respiratory Distress Due to SARS-CoV-2 This case details the complex management of a rare but serious neonatal SARS-CoV-2 infection, leading to severe acute respiratory distress syndrome.
  • Guillain-barre/Miller Fisher Overlap Syndrome After COVID-19 An acute motor sensory axonal neuropathy is a neurological complication that may result from COVID-19-provoked Guillain-barre syndrome, as seen in this patient.
  • Chronic Appendicitis: Two Case Reports These two cases highlight the challenges of diagnosing and treating chronic appendicitis, an uncommon and sometimes controversial condition which is often misdiagnosed.
  • Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatment for Long COVID-19 Might hyperbaric oxygen therapy improve the cognitive and cardiorespiratory symptoms of long COVID?
  • Spontaneous Tension Pneumothorax Following COVID-19 Pneumonitis This case report highlights the importance of recognizing tension pneumothorax as a possible complication of COVID-19 pneumonitis even weeks after resolution of other symptoms.
  • The Perfect Storm for Acquired Long QT Syndrome This case highlights the need for proper assessment prior to prescribing QT prolonging medications, especially where there are risk factors for prolonged QT, such as electrolyte disturbances.
  • Treating Long Covid Syndrome-related Myalgia Myalgia can be one of the symptoms of long-COVID syndrome. Might dry and/or wet needling be effective treatments for long COVID-related myofascial pain?
  • Lost in Another Language: A Case Report After awakening from general anesthesia, a patient temporarily lost the ability to speak his native language, but could speak in English. Read about this fascinating case of foreign language syndrome.
  • Inflammatory Myopathy Occurring After SARS-CoV-2 Vaccination This report details two cases of idiopathic inflammatory myopathy which developed within 48 hours of receiving the Pfizer BNT162b2 vaccine.
  • Dark Urine As the Initial Manifestation of COVID-19 This case of severe rhabdomyolysis as the initial extrapulmonary manifestation of COVID-19 highlights this as a rare, atypical COVID-19 presentation.
  • Neuropsychiatric Manifestations of COVID-19 This review synthesizes the neuropsychiatric manifestations of COVID-19 infection in people with psychiatric disorders. What are the most common neuropsychiatric sequelae affecting these patients?
  • tDCS for Hand Function in a Stroke Patient With Paralysis A combination of transcranial direct current stimulation and upper limb functional training improved hand function in this patient with severe upper limb paralysis due to stroke.
  • Parsonage-Turner Syndrome Following COVID-19 ChAdOx1-S Vaccine The acute peripheral neuropathy Parsonage-Turner syndrome has been reported in several patients who received the ChAdOx1-S (AstraZeneca) COVID-19 vaccine.
  • COVID-19 and Diabetes: The Perfect Storm for Reactivation TB? This case series draws attention to the potential of a heightened risk of M. tuberculosis reactivation among COVID-19 patients with a history of chronic and poorly controlled diabetes.
  • Acrodystrophic Axonal Polyneuropathy With Celiac Disease This case highlights the acrodystrophic variant of polyneuropathy as a possible extraintestinal manifestation of celiac disease.
  • Post-COVID-19 Polyneuropathy With Response to Immunoglobulin This case suggests that immunoglobulin therapy may be an effective treatment approach to some COVID-19 sequelae.
  • Unmasking and Lessons Learned From a COVID-19 Reinfection This case study of a college student with COVID-19 provides insights into a person's attitudes and experience upon initial infection and reinfection. What can it teach us for public health messaging?
  • Guillain-barre Syndrome Secondary to SARS-CoV2 Infection This case of a SARS-CoV2 patient with bilateral facial palsy underscores the need to be aware of any neurological manifestation generated by COVID-19, regardless of severity.
  • SARS-CoV2 in a Lupus Patient Treated With Hydroxychloroquine Was this COVID-19 patient's decreased immune response a result of his being treated with hydroxychloroquine for lupus?
  • Fatal Large-vessel Cerebrovascular Infarct With Severe COVID-19 This case of a 39-year-old COVID-19 patient who suffered a fatal stroke suggests a link between established vascular risk factors and cerebrovascular complications of COVID-19, even in young patients.
  • Acute Pancreatitis in a COVID-19 Patient in Brazil Was this patient's acute pancreatitis secondary to COVID-19 infection? This case suggests the possibility of pancreatic injury in patients with COVID-19.