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Authors are encouraged to submit complete, unpublished, original, and full-length articles that are not under review in any other journals.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 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.


2015 Q2: Articles Received: 20; Accepted: 11; Rejected: 8; Published: 16; Retracted: 0

2015 Q1: Articles Received: 32; Accepted: 10; Rejected: 10; Published: 14; 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.




Acknowledgements to all reviewers


The editor of "Case Reports in Internal Medicine" would like to express our great appreciation to all our valued reviewers who contributed to the journal in 2014.

Your constructive comments made great contribution to the development of our journal. Please accept our deepest thanks for your knowledge, time and continuing efforts.

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Vol 2, No 3 (2015)

Case Reports in Internal Medicine, Vol. 2, No. 3, 2015, e-Version First TM

Table of Contents


Severe knee pain related to statin treatment – not to be confused with osteoarthritis of the knee PDF
Shelly NY Malnick, Peleg Ben Galim, Stephen DH Malnick p1
Coma blisters after a syncope episode PDF
Gabriela Maloney, Xin Liu, Drew Taylor, Marylee Braniecki p5
Klebsiella liver abscess with multiple septic emboli PDF
Jameela Al Salman, Rawan Al Agha p8
Chylous joint effusion: A rare entity that mimics septic arthritis PDF
P.E. Borges, M.Carolina Franco, S. Recuero, O. Sánchez-Pernaute p13
Vaccination induced rotator cuff tear: A case report PDF
Alexander J. Egol, Kari J. Broder, Eric J. Strauss p18
Elevation of troponin T in mechanical ventilated patient with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis PDF
A. Graziani, E. Del Giudice, M. Casmiro, G. Pontone, A. Lanzi, F. Mirici Cappa, G. Francesco Stefanini, Pierpaolo Casalini, Flavia Tani p22
Supraventricular tachycardia as the initial presentation of bacterial infective endocarditis: A rare case report PDF
wei tsung wu, Hung-Ling Huang, Ho-Ming Su, Tsung-Hsien Lin, Kun-Tai Lee, Sheng-Hsiung Sheu, Po-Chao Hsu p26
Hepatits E presenting as acalculous cholecystitis PDF
Stefania Chetcuti Zammit, Neville Azzopardi, Edgar Pullicino p30
Gastric ulcer caused by immunoglobulin G4-related diseases: a case report PDF
Xiaowen Li, Songbai Zheng, Li Xiao, Daming Shen, Danian Ji p35
Topical fig sap induced phytophotodermatitis to eradicate molluscum contagiosum and flat warts PDF
Robert Daniel Hoffman p40
Extragonadal yolk sac tumor (endodermal sinus tumor) presenting with biliary tract obstruction in a woman PDF
Alicia Topoll, Lalan S Wilfong, Dale O'Dell, MARK FELDMAN p44
Chemotherapy induced inflammation due to cosmetic oils: a case report PDF
Yasmin Hassoun, Nabil J Khoury, Hind Rafei, Alain Mina, Arafat Tfayli p49
Advanced hydroxychloroquine maculopathy against medical advice PDF
Michael N. Cohen, Bryan K. Hong, Richard S. Kaiser p52
A rare case of subcutaneous zygomycosis on the neck of an immunocompetent patient PDF
Maria Verónica Avendaño, Scarlett Andreina Contreras, Chetan Yuoraj Dhoble, Alvaro Rafael Camacho, Mariangeles Medina, Kana Riza Amari p57
Autoimmune pancreatitis associated to renal and aortic involvement: 3.0-TESLA magnetic resonance imaging in diagnosis and follow-up PDF
Rossella Graziani, Paoletta Preatoni, Silvia Carrara, Alessandro Zerbi, Giovanna Lo Bue, Luca Balzarini p63
Congenital bicuspid aortic valve: steps toward providing an answer to the question of antibiotic endocarditis prophylaxis PDF
Aaron M. Wolfson, Jeanne M. DeCara, Marion A. Hofmann Bowman p73
An uncommon pattern of oesophageal cancer presentation PDF
Aderemi Oluyemi, Adekunle Adeyomoye p77
Trastuzumab induced diastolic heart failure PDF
Haoyi Zheng, Alex Reyentovich, Mary Lynn Nierodizik, Stuart David Katz p81

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Case Reports in Internal Medicine

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

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