American Journal of Medical Case Reports

Current Issue: Volume 10, Number 1, 2022

ISSN (Print): 2374-2151

ISSN (Online): 2374-216X

Editor-in-chief: Samy, I. McFarlane

Latest Articles

Usefulness of Ultrasound for Differentiating between Decompression Sickness and Drowning in the Emergency Room
Case Report
A 47-year-old woman, who had been diving 6 times, panicked during diving training and surfaced suddenly after a 15-minute dive at a depth of 19 meters. She had nausea, vomiting, and headache immediately after surfacing. Decompression sickness (DCS) was suspected, and she was transported to the ...
American Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2022, 10(1), 7-9. DOI: 10.12691/ajmcr-10-1-3
Pub. Date: November 26, 2021

Eagle Syndrome Unmasked by Acute Parotitis
Case Report
Eagle Syndrome is elongation of the styloid process or calcification of the stylohyoid ligament that causes chronic neck and throat pain often precipitated by turning the head and frequently requires surgical treatment. However, Eagle Syndrome can also present acutely due to infections of the head ...
American Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2022, 10(1), 5-6. DOI: 10.12691/ajmcr-10-1-2
Pub. Date: November 19, 2021

Bilateral Gluteal Abscess by MDR-Pseudomona Aeruginosa in a COVID-19 Patient: An Unusual Coinfection
Case Report
An abscess is a collection of bacterial detritus inside of a tissue in the body that can create micro or macro communications with deeper regions if they are not treated on time. Some bacteria can produce necrotizing soft tissue infections that spreads rapidly through the subcutaneous tissue and ...
American Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2022, 10(1), 1-4. DOI: 10.12691/ajmcr-10-1-1
Pub. Date: November 10, 2021

Transient Global Amnesia: A Case Report
Case Report
Transient global amnesia (TGA) is a clinical syndrome characterized by the sudden onset reduction of anterograde memory. Many etiologies were debated, such as migraine, focal ischemia, venous flow abnormalities, and epileptic phenomena. A large proportion of TGA cases are preceded by stressful ...
American Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2021, 9(12), 754-755. DOI: 10.12691/ajmcr-9-12-23
Pub. Date: November 07, 2021

The Effects of Intracuff Alkalinized Lidocaine on Patients Undergoing Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty and Prolonged Intranasal Intubation - In Vitro and In Vivo Pilot Study
Original Research
Endotracheal tube (ETT) frequently induces cough, hemodynamic response, postoperative sore throat, and hoarseness in patients with prolonged intubation. Intracuff alkalinized lidocaine (ICAL) is associated with reduced ETT related complications. This study investigated the effects of ICAL on ...
American Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2021, 9(12), 748-753. DOI: 10.12691/ajmcr-9-12-22
Pub. Date: November 04, 2021

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