Case Reports in Internal Medicine

Case Reports in Internal Medicine 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 semiyearly 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Authors are encouraged to submit complete, unpublished, original, and full-length articles that are not under review in any other journals.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
  • 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.


2014 Q3: Articles Received: 26; Accepted: 14; Rejected: 2; Published: 17; Retracted: 0

2014 Q2: Articles Received: 26; Accepted: 23; Rejected: 10; Published: 25; 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.





CRIM recruitment for Editorial Review Board


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Vol 2, No 1 (2015)

Case Reports in Internal Medicine, Vol. 2, No. 1, 2015, e-Version FirstTM

Table of Contents


Coronary artery fistulas: A case presentation and literature review PDF
Mark Chou, Helme Silvet, Gaurav Tyagi p1
Pulmonary hamartoma with low FDG uptake: A case report PDF
Gulfidan Cakmak, Tuba Selcuk, Yildiray Savas p7
Lung fibrosis, bone marrow fibrosis and liver cirrhosis: A Short Telomere Syndrome or a casual association? PDF
Lucia Carulli, Claudia Anzivino, Marco Bertolotti, Paola Loria, Luca Richeldi, Stefania Cerri p11
Migration of a self expandable metallic stent in malignant esophageal-pleural fistula - A complication that needs active surveillance PDF
Neeraj Singla, Monica Gupta, Sanjay D Cruz, Ravinder Kaur p19
Celiac disease association with other autoimmune disorders: Three case reports PDF
Dorottya Kocsis, Melinda Csaplár, Eszter Jócsák, Péter Pák, Zsuzsanna Tóth, Pál Miheller, László Herszényi, Miklós Tóth, Zsolt Tulassay, Mark Juhasz p23
Flavimonas oryzihabitans bacteremia and concomitant pleural tuberculosis PDF
Ana Pando-Sandoval, Miguel Angel-Ariza, Marta Garcia-Clemente, Herminia Buchelli-Ramirez, Claudia Madrid, Aleida Martínez-Zapico, Pere Casan p30
A misleading case of encephalitis in cirrhotic diabetic patient: The importance of early diagnosis PDF
Mauro Rigato, Nicola Vitturi, Angelo Avogaro p33
Medical management to full recovery in patients with severe ischemic cardiomyopathy PDF
Nicole M. Fesel, Sara Y. Narveson, Sarah L. Marconi, Laszlo Littmann p36
An elderly lady with an inspiratory stridor PDF
A. Matthes, R. Breumelhof, E. van Beeck Calkoen, K.J. van Everdingen, Lenneke E.M. Haas p39
ST-elevation myocardial infarction due to acute occlusion of the right coronary artery and con- comitant very late stent thrombosis in the left circumflex artery PDF
Henryk Dreger, Karl Stangl, Martin Möckel p41
Idiopathic chronic polyserositis with massive ascites responding to colchicine in an adult: A case report PDF
Marta Fernández-Ayala, Miguel F Carrascosa, José R Salcines-Caviedes, Miguel A Gonzalez-Gay p44
Illusory lower limb levitation and involuntary moving toes following herpes zoster myelitis. PDF
Clara de Andrés, Silvia Sánchez-Ramón, M Luisa Martínez-Barriga, Yasmina El Berdey p52
Isolated intestinal manifestation of graft-versus-host disease following renal transplantation PDF
Michael Praktiknjo, Dominik Boes, Michael Majores, Christian Strassburg, Rainer Woitas p56
Obstructive sleep apnea, CPAP treatment and bradyarrhythmias: close relationship or simple coincidence? A brief review based on case series PDF
Nicola Vitulano p62
Large negative U waves associated with hypokalemia PDF
Brian A. Dalrymple, Laszlo Littmann p69
Thymic neuroendocrine tumor in a patient with multiple endocrine neoplasia type I : The limitations of surveillance PDF
Kimberly C Zibert, Curtis J Hobbs p73
Optical coherence tomography evaluating unstable coronary plaques: A case report PDF
Jinchuan Yan, Cuiping Wang, Wei Yuan p77
Rare case of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma in a patient with multiple hyperplastic colon polyps PDF
Padmavathi Mali, Sudheer Muduganti, Chukwunyelu Enwezor p83
Crescentic glomerulonephritis in a patient with neuromyelitis optica (Devic´s syndrom) PDF
Dominik Bös, Michael Praktiknjo, Winfried Willinek, Joachim Velden, Rainer Woitas p86
Incidental finding of a persistent sciatic artery aneurysm PDF
Craig Nightingale, Kapil Sahnan, Nadeem Qazi, Kaji Sritharan p92

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Case Reports in Internal Medicine

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

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