Case Reports in Internal Medicine

Case Reports in Internal Medicine (CRIM) is a peer-reviewed international journal dedicated to promoting scholarly exchange among teachers and researchers in the field of internal medicine. The journal is published quarterly in both print and online versions by the Sciedu Press.

Authors are encouraged to submit complete, unpublished, original, and full-length articles that are not under review in any other journals. The online version of the journal is free access and download.

The journal is striving to achieve high quality through double-blind peer review, as specified in Author Guidelines.

CRIM is included in:

  • EBSCOhost
  • Google Scholar
  • ProQuest

The journal is published in both print and online versions. The online version is free to access and download.

To facilitate rapid publication and to minimize administrative costs, the journal accepts Online submission and Email submission. All manuscripts and any supplementary material can be submitted via the journal’s Online Submission and peer-review system or email to For online submission, please create a new account and then follow the instructions given on the screen.

CRIM’s Sections
Case Reports, Case Studies, Reviews.


2016 Q3: Articles Received: 21; Accepted: 18; Rejected: 16; Published: 21; Retracted: 0

2016 Q2: Articles Received: 45; Accepted: 23; Rejected: 19; Published: 22; Retracted: 0

2016 Q1: Articles Received: 28; Accepted: 13; Rejected: 7; Published: 13; Retracted: 0

2015: Articles Received: 112; Accepted: 57; Rejected: 28; Published: 71; Retracted: 0

2014: Articles Received: 149; Accepted: 79; Rejected: 23; Published: 83; Retracted: 0


What is e-Version FirstTM

e-Version First is a feature offered through our journal platform. It allows PDF version of manuscripts that have been peer reviewed and accepted, to be hosted online prior to their inclusion in a final printed journal. Readers can freely access or cite the article. We aim to publish accepted manuscripts in e-Version First in two week's time after the final draft completed.


Paper Selection and Publication Process

a) Upon receipt of paper submission, the Editor sends an E-mail of confirmation to the corresponding author within 1-3 working days. If you fail to receive this confirmation, your submission/e-mail may be missed. Please contact the Editor in time for that.

b) Peer review. We use double-blind system for peer-review; both reviewers and authors' identities remain anonymous. The paper will be peer-reviewed by three experts; two reviewers from outside and one editor from the journal typically involve in reviewing a submission. The review process may take 2-4 weeks.

c) Notification of the result of review by E-mail.

d) The authors revise paper and pay publication fee (200.00 USD).

e) After publication, the corresponding author will receive the copy of printed journal, free of charge.

f) E-journal in PDF is available on the journal’s webpage, free of charge for download.


The publisher and journal have a policy of “Zero Tolerance on the Plagiarism”. We check the plagiarism issue through two methods: reviewer check and plagiarism prevention tool (

All submissions will be checked by iThenticate before being sent to reviewers.




Call for papers


We are calling for papers for Vol. 3, No. 4, if you have the befitting manuscripts related to Internal Medicine, welcome to submit them to our journal.

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Reviewers Recruitment


We are recruiting reviewers, if you are interested in reviewing submissions for our journal, please send your CV to (The CV should include your current affiliation, education experience, research interests and your published articles).

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Vol 3, No 4 (2016)

Case Reports in Internal Medicine, Vol. 3, No. 4, 2016, e-Version First TM

Table of Contents


Isolated right ventricular infarction: Fatal dissection and shock requiring invasive therapies PDF
Amber Makani, Claire Sullivan, Claire Sullivan, Richard Josephson, Richard Josephson p1
A case of positive pregnancy test in a sexually inactive solid organ transplant recipient -- can human chorionic gonadotropin be transmitted through solid organ transplantation? PDF
Mina Al-Badri, Kunam Reddy, Paru David, Raymond Heilman, Christine Snozek, Suneela Vegunta p4
A formula to estimate water loss in a malnourished patient with ascites: One inch equals one kilogram PDF
Sevan V Stepanian, John A. Tayek p7
Thoracic aortic dissection mimicking primary hematological disorder: A case report PDF
Mohamad Nazrulhisham Mad Naser, Bee Ping Chong, Noor Khairiah A. Karim p10
Successful treatment of Takayasu’s arteritis in a HIV positive adult patient with long term follow up PDF
Marie DeLuca, Philip A. Gruppuso, Edward J. Wing p14
Black Ascites: An interesting presentation of pancreatic duct leak PDF
Mustafa S Ascha, Mona Ascha, Ibrahim Hanouneh p18
A rare case of pancreatic adenocarcinoma and subsequent metastatic insulinoma causing severe hypoglycemia PDF
Josephine H. Li, Catherine J. Tang, James V. Hennessey p22
Progressive fatigue and central cyanosis due to severe pulmonary arterial hypertension as the initial manifestation of systemic lupus erythematosus in a boy: A case report PDF
Zhang Feng, Prasad Shrestha Arnav, Jinquan Lao, Bingbing Ye, Xiaofei Peng, Deo Mandal Krishna, Liu Luo, Zhifeng Cao, Yusheng Pang p28
Invasive fungal infection by Cunninghamella bertholletiae in a kidney transplant patient – a dramatic report PDF
Andreia Campos, Josefina Santos, Sofia Santos, Cristina Freitas, JP Pimentel, A. Cabrita, A. Castro Henriques p32
Rare tumor of the spleen - case report PDF
Rita Meireles, Joana Cordeiro Cunha, Violeta Iglesias, Paula Baptista p37
Acute pancreatitis after upper endoscopy PDF
Patrick Wu, Hope Hubbard p41
A rare case of turner syndrome mosaicism in an African black woman PDF
Yordanka Piña Rivera, Godfrey Mutashambara Rwegerera p44
A case of neuralgic amyotrophy with contralateral recurrence PDF
Kimberly L Aderhold, Lisa H Carpenter, Krysta L Brown, Ronald K Herb p50
A case of secondary diabetes mellitus associated with chronic arsenic toxicity PDF
John Michael Moorman, Melanie L. Boros, Daniela Ciltea, Josephine Taverna, Nairmeen Awad Haller p55
Adolescent survivor of childhood Acute Myeloid Leukaemia undertakes pregnancy with a severe anthracycline induced cardiomyopathy and risk taking behaviours PDF
Anne Tripaydonis, Rachel Conyers p64
Aberrant left main coronary artery induced asymptomatic heart failure PDF
Bankim Patel, Aravindan Jeyarajasingam, Kunal Patel, Rupen Patel, Daniel Benatar p69
Catastrophic antiphospholipid syndrome (CAPS) precipitated by cardiac surgery: A case report and review of the literature PDF
Shivani Jatin Gandhi, Igor Medic, Neil A. Lachant p73
Acute onset heart failure due to Marfan syndrome PDF
Nicholas S. Hendren, Shreya Rao, Purav Mody p78
Cardiac manifestation of the huge pulmonary mass simulating ST-elevation myocardial infarction PDF
Nancy Wassef, Sarah Dorrington, George Pulikal p84

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Case Reports in Internal Medicine

ISSN 2332-7243(Print)  ISSN 2332-7251(Online)

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