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  1. Verrucous carcinoma of the esophagus (VCE) is a rare tumor that is difficult to diagnose. In most cases, biopsies show nonspecific inflammatory and hyperkeratotic changes and do not show malignant findings. Mo...

    Authors: Masashi Hashimoto, Yasuhiro Shirakawa, Shunsuke Tanabe, Takehiro Tanaka, Naoaki Maeda, Kazufumi Sakurama, Kazuhiro Noma and Toshiyoshi Fujiwara
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:128
  2. Cavernous transformation of the portal vein (CTPV) due to extrahepatic portal vein obstruction is a rare vascular anomaly. Since its symptoms usually appear in childhood, most of the adult cases are detected u...

    Authors: Naohiro Hirano, Masahiro Iseki, Takanori Morikawa, Yuuichiro Umino, Shuichi Aoki, Koetsu Inoue, Shun Nakayama, Takayuki Miura, Kunihiro Masuda, Masaharu Ishida, Hideo Ohtsuka, Masamichi Mizuma, Kei Nakagawa, Kiyoshi Kume, Atsushi Masamune, Takashi Kamei…
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:127
  3. Staphylococcus hominis (S. hominis) is an opportunistic pathogen that is often highly resistant to antibiotics and is difficult to treat. In patients diagnosed with an adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH)-producing...

    Authors: Ryuta Muraki, Yoshifumi Morita, Kyota Tatsuta, Shinya Ida, Ryo Kitajima, Amane Hirotsu, Makoto Takeda, Hirotoshi Kikuchi, Yoshihiro Hiramatsu, Atsuko Fukazawa, Go Kuroda, Keisuke Kakizawa and Hiroya Takeuchi
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:126
  4. Severely obese patients can have other diseases requiring surgical treatment. In such patients, bariatric surgeries are considered a precursor to operations targeting the original disease for the purpose of re...

    Authors: Akira Umemura, Akira Sasaki, Hiroyuki Nitta, Hirokatsu Katagiri, Shoji Kanno, Daiki Takeda, Taro Ando, Satoshi Amano, Masao Nishiya, Noriyuki Uesugi and Tamotsu Sugai
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:125
  5. According to previous reports, in patients with preoperative coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) infection, mortality is increased if they undergo surgery within 6 weeks of diagnosis. However, the optimal timi...

    Authors: Naoki Nishie, Manabu Ohashi, Rie Makuuchi, Masaru Hayami, Satoshi Ida, Koshi Kumagai, Souya Nunobe and Takeshi Sano
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:124
  6. Intrathoracic gossypiboma is a consequence of retained sponge/swap, gauzoma, muslinoma, textiloma, or cottonoid in the thoracic cavity during surgery. The thoracic cavity is of the rarest place for gossypiboma...

    Authors: Shahab Rafieian, Matin Vahedi, Javad Sarbazzadeh, Hesam Amini and Reza Ershadi
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:123
  7. Spontaneous rupture is one of the most life-threatening complications of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). Transcatheter arterial embolization (TAE) effectively achieves hemostasis in patients with hemodynamic i...

    Authors: Makoto Kurimoto, Kenya Yamanaka, Masaaki Hirata, Makoto Umeda, Tokuyuki Yamashita, Hikaru Aoki, Yusuke Hanabata, Akina Shinkura and Jun Tamura
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:122
  8. Anomalous systemic arterial supply to the normal basal segment of the left lower lobe is a congenital abnormality of the lung, frequently and is generally diagnosed at a young age. Surgery is generally recomme...

    Authors: Motoki Ebihara, Sakashi Fujimori, Souichiro Suzuki, Takuma Yotsumoto, Shinichiro Kikunaga, Reo Ohtsuka and Shigefumi Matsuyama
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:121
  9. Surgery for perforated rectal cancer is technically difficult because of paralytic dilatation due to generalized fecal peritonitis, the presence of a bulky tumor, and fecal retention due to obstruction. Transa...

    Authors: Hiroya Enomoto, Katsuhito Suwa, Nana Takeuchi, Yuhei Tsukazaki, Takuro Ushigome, Tomoyoshi Okamoto and Ken Eto
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:120
  10. Currently, no established standard treatment exists for metastatic anal squamous cell carcinoma. We report a case of complete response in a patient with stage IV anal squamous cell carcinoma after undergoing m...

    Authors: Katsuji Sawai, Takanori Goi, Noriyuki Tagai, Hidetaka Kurebayashi, Mitsuhiro Morikawa, Kenji Koneri, Masato Tamaki, Makoto Murakami, Yasuo Hirono and Hiroyuki Maeda
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:119
  11. Liposarcoma is one of the most common soft tissue sarcomas, but is extremely rarely found in the esophagus. There have been no reports of esophageal liposarcoma together with superficial carcinoma of the esoph...

    Authors: Tomohiro Okura, Yasuhiro Shirakawa, Yuki Katsura, Takuya Yano, Michihiro Ishida, Daisuke Satoh, Yasuhiro Choda, Masanori Yoshimitsu, Nakano Kanyu, Hiroyoshi Matsukawa, Hitoshi Idani, Masazumi Okajima and Shigehiro Shiozaki
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:118
  12. Blunt traumatic diaphragmatic hernia (TDH) is a complication of blunt diaphragmatic injury. If missed, it could lead to critical presentations, such as incarceration or strangulation of the herniated intra-abd...

    Authors: Mayuko Kori, Hidetoshi Endo, Kazuhiro Yamamoto, Nobuyasu Awano and Takuo Takehana
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:117
  13. Surgery for anal fistula cancer (AFC) associated with Crohn’s disease usually entails extensive perineal wounds and dead space in the pelvis, which is often filled with a myocutaneous flap. However, use of a m...

    Authors: Akira Komono, Gumpei Yoshimatsu, Ryuji Kajitani, Yoshiko Matsumoto, Naoya Aisu and Suguru Hasegawa
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:116
  14. Appendicectomy is generally a minimally invasive surgery, after which postoperative complications such as acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) are rare. We describe a case of ARDS due to sepsis caused by Ba...

    Authors: Yoshinobu Fuse, Hironori Ohdaira, Teppei Kamada, Junji Takahashi, Keigo Nakashima, Yuichi Nakaseko, Norihiko Suzuki, Masashi Yoshida, Shinya Okada and Yutaka Suzuki
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:115
  15. Neuroendocrine cell carcinomas (NEC) of the colon and rectum are uncommon, representing ~ 0.1% of all colorectal carcinomas. They are associated with a much worse prognosis compared to adenocarcinoma of the co...

    Authors: Naoya Kobayashi, Hiroshi Yoshida, Shinya Kawaguchi, Satoru Shiraso, Noriko Nemoto, Nanako Fujikawa, Yoichi Haji, Emiko Kono, Shoji Kokubo, Kazuhiko Tsukuda, Shigeyuki Asano and Fumiaki Shinya
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:114
  16. Primary biliary cholangitis (PBC) is a chronic, progressive liver disease associated with dyslipidemia. There is a consensus that PBC does not accelerate coronary artery disease despite high cholesterol levels...

    Authors: Siyuan Yao, Akiho Iwashita, Shintaro Yagi, Hirotoshi Watanabe, Takahiro Nishio, Yukinori Koyama, Kazuyuki Nagai, Naoko Kamo, Kojiro Taura and Etsuro Hatano
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:113
  17. Falciform ligament abscess (FLA) is a rare disease, and its diagnosis can be challenging without typical image findings of an abscess. We report a patient with FLA that presented as a mass, with an indistinct ...

    Authors: Tadao Kuribara, Itaru Shigeyoshi, Tatsuo Ichikawa, Kiyoshi Osa, Takeshi Inoue, Satoshi Ono, Kozo Asanuma, Shiori Kaneko, Takayuki Sano, Kouta Matsubara, Naoko Irie, Kanako Suzuki, Akira Iai and Hideki Ishizu
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:112
  18. Although visceral aneurysms are relatively rare, it can be life-threatening in case it ruptures. We report a case of Mirizzi syndrome accompanied by a pseudoaneurysm that ruptured into the gallbladder.

    Authors: Ryosuke Fukushima, Norihiro Ishii, Norifumi Harimoto, Kenichiro Araki, Akira Watanabe, Mariko Tsukagoshi, Kei Hagiwara, Takahiro Yamanaka and Ken Shirabe
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:111
  19. Numerous variations in vascular anatomy have been reported in the right colon. The ileocolic vein (ICV) generally drains directly into the superior mesenteric vein (SMV), and is an important landmark for lapar...

    Authors: Rie Mizumoto, Mitsuyoshi Tei, Soichiro Mori, Kentaro Nishida, Akinobu Yasuyama, Masatoshi Nomura, Yukihiro Yoshikawa, Toshinori Sueda, Tae Matsumura, Chikato Koga, Hiromichi Miyagaki, Masanori Tsujie and Yusuke Akamaru
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:110
  20. Esophageal gastrointestinal stromal tumors (E-GISTs) are often diagnosed early due to complaints such as dysphagia and are rarely found to be huge in size. Here, we report the treatment of a case of huge E-GIS...

    Authors: Keisuke Mishima, Takeshi Matsutani, Ryo Yamagiwa, Hidetsugu Hanawa, Yuji Kurihara, Norio Motoda, Nobuhiko Taniai and Hiroshi Yoshida
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:109
  21. The incidence of brain metastasis of pancreatic cancer has been reported to be approximately 0.3%. The blood–brain barrier of the central nervous system restricts the transfer of substances, including chemothe...

    Authors: Takeshi Utsunomiya, Naotake Funamizu, Erina Ozaki, Kei Tamura, Katsunori Sakamoto, Kohei Ogawa, Kosuke Kusakabe, Satoshi Suehiro, Daisuke Yamashita, Mie Kurata, Riko Kitazawa and Yasutsugu Takada
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:108
  22. In Japan, Crohn’s disease (CD)-related cancers occur most frequently in the anal canal. Many patients with advanced CD-related cancer require total pelvic exenteration (TPE) based on their medical history, and...

    Authors: Kei Kimura, Akihiro Kanematsu, Masato Tomono, Kozo Kataoka, Naohito Beppu, Motoi Uchino, Hisashi Shinohara, Hiroki Ikeuchi, Shingo Yamamoto and Masataka Ikeda
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:107
  23. Heterotopic pancreas (HP) refers to the presence of abnormally located pancreatic tissue without any anatomic or vascular continuity with the main body of the pancreas. HP can occur in the gastrointestinal tra...

    Authors: Shu Tsukihara, Shinji Onda, Kyonsu Son, Daisuke Ito, Hironori Kanno, Toshiaki Morikawa, Nobuyoshi Hanyu and Ken Eto
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:106
  24. Internal hernias are formed by the protrusion of internal organs through an aperture formed congenitally or postoperatively. Internal hernias are most commonly associated with the small intestine. Only two cas...

    Authors: Yoichiro Tada, Junpei Orihara, Yamato Wada, Ei Uchinaka, Tomohiro Osaki, Keigo Ashida, Shigeru Tatebe, Seika Kuroda and Yasuaki Hirooka
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:105
  25. Although small bowel obstruction (SBO) is a major complication occurring after abdominal surgery, few reports have described strangulated SBO after pelvic lymphadenectomy (PL). This report describes two cases ...

    Authors: Riko Ideyama, Yoshihisa Okuchi, Kenji Kawada, Yoshiro Itatani, Rei Mizuno, Koya Hida and Kazutaka Obama
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:104
  26. Mesh infection after inguinal hernia repair is a very rare complication. The incidence of late-onset mesh infection is approximately 0.1–0.2% of total hernia repair cases and can lead to serious complications ...

    Authors: Chiyo Maeda, Kai Kato, Saki Yamada, Mariko Tanaka, Ken Sujishi, Ryohei Sato, Shuichiro Takanashi, Masahiro Waseda, Tetsutaro Suzuki, Yasuo Ishida and Fumiko Kasahara
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:102
  27. Locoregional recurrence and metastasis to the liver, peritoneum, and lung are the most common recurrent patterns of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC) after radical resection. Recurrence in the abdominal ...

    Authors: Shunya Iio, Yuto Hozaka, Kiyonori Tanoue, Tetsuya Idichi, Kousuke Fukuda, Taiki Nakashima, Ryutaro Yasudome, Yoichi Yamasaki, Yota Kawasaki, Takaaki Arigami, Akihiro Nakajo, Michiyo Higashi, Yuko Mataki, Hiroshi Kurahara and Takao Ohtsuka
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:101
  28. Traumatic tension gastrothorax is a rare and potentially fatal condition occurring in patients with congenital or acquired diaphragmatic defects. Traumatic tension gastrothorax leads to acute and severe respir...

    Authors: Yuki Mochida, Ryohei Nishizawa, Koji Ochiai, Yoshitaka Inoue, Yasuhiko Kaita and Yoshihiro Yamaguchi
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:100
  29. Multiple primary malignancies of breast cancer and diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) are rare. Here, we report a case of advanced breast cancer and DLBCL managed with multidisciplinary therapy preceded by ...

    Authors: Yuichi Ueda, Yuko Makino, Taro Tochigi, Yoshikazu Ota, Hideki Hidaka, Takeshi Nakamura, Kiichiro Beppu, Jiro Ohuchida, Seiichi Odate, Soshi Terasaka, Takahiro Nishida, Masaki Yoshida, Ryuichiro Kimura, Kousuke Marutsuka and Naoki Otomo
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:99
  30. The usefulness of neoadjuvant chemotherapy for patients with duodenal adenocarcinoma remains unclear. We report the case of a successfully resected duodenal adenocarcinoma managed by neoadjuvant chemotherapy u...

    Authors: Jiro Kimura, Kenta Sui, Motoyasu Tabuchi, Takahiro Murokawa, Shinya Sakamoto, Jun Iwata, Manabu Matsumoto and Takehiro Okabayashi
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:98
  31. Ceftriaxone, a third-generation cephalosporin antibiotic with a long plasma half-life, is widely used to treat various infections. The use of ceftriaxone can sometimes induce biliary sludge or stone formation....

    Authors: Tsunehiko Shigemori, Ichiro Imoto, Yasuhiro Inoue, Ryo Nishiwaki, Natsuko Sugimasa, Tetsuya Hamaguchi, Midori Noji, Kenji Takeuchi, Yoshiyuki Ito, Taro Yasuma, Esteban C. Gabazza and Toshio Kato
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:97
  32. Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infected patients are at high risk for developing severe conditions if other comorbidities are present, such as advanced cancer. Although the regula...

    Authors: Hikari Jimbo, Yoshiya Horimoto, Makoto Hiki, Yoko Tabe, Junichiro Watanabe, Mitsue Saito and Toshio Naito
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:96
  33. Gastric cancer is relatively prone to metastasis, although distant metastasis is rare during the early stage of disease. Here we report a rare case of schwannoma-associated Virchow metastasis of a patient with...

    Authors: Yoshihiro Hara, Kenichi Nakamura, Shiro Iwagami, Katsuhiro Ogawa, Hiroshi Sawayama, Masaaki Iwatsuki, Yoshifumi Baba, Yuji Miyamoto, Naoya Yoshida and Hideo Baba
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:95
  34. Cardiac injury, including myocardial contusion and valvular damage, is a common complication of blunt chest trauma; however, traumatic ventricular septal rupture is a rare complication. We encountered a rare c...

    Authors: Masato Tochii, Hirotaka Watanuki, Kayo Sugiyama, Yasuhiro Futamura, Hiroshi Ishikawa and Katsuhiko Matsuyama
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:94
  35. Chylous ascites (CA) is a rare complication of gastrectomy for gastric cancer. While most cases of postoperative CA improve with medication or nutritional support, some are refractory to conservative treatment...

    Authors: Shinya Sakamoto, Nobuo Takata, Yoshihiro Noda, Kazuhide Ozaki and Takehiro Okabayashi
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:92
  36. Jejunogastric intussusception (JGI) is a rare, but potentially fatal complication that can occur following gastric surgery, and the reported incidence of JGI is as low as 0.1%. Early diagnosis and treatment ar...

    Authors: Konosuke Yogo, Masanori Sando, Ryutaro Kobayashi, Genta Yano, Noriaki Ohara, Kiyotaka Kawai, Kenji Takagi, Satoru Kawai and Satoaki Kamiya
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:91
  37. Synchronous lymphoma and adenocarcinoma are occasionally detected in the stomach. Gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) and adenocarcinoma are sometimes seen simultaneously in the stomach. However, we rarely o...

    Authors: Toshiyasu Ojima, Hirotaka Tabata and Hiroki Yamaue
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:89
  38. Gastric cancer rarely metastasizes to the gallbladder. Furthermore, there has never been a case report of simultaneous gallbladder metastasis from residual gastric cancer. Here, we report a case of synchronous...

    Authors: Ami Kawamoto, Koichi Kimura, Kosuke Hirose, Takuma Izumi, Daisuke Taniguchi, Hiroko Yano, Yuichiro Kajiwara, Ryosuke Minagawa, Kazuhito Minami, Yumi Oshiro and Takashi Nishizaki
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:88
  39. Simple hepatic cysts are common lesions in adults, but rare in children. Because of their benign nature, simple hepatic cysts may not be detected until they grow too large to be diagnosed and resected in a min...

    Authors: Nozomi Matsushita, Kenitiro Kaneko, Shoko Kato, Takayuki Odashima, Remi Kondo, Takahiro Fukuyama, Takuya Saito, Yasuyuki Fukami, Shunichiro Komatsu and Tsuyoshi Sano
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:87
  40. Metanephric adenoma (MA) is a rare benign renal tumor that resembles renal cell carcinoma and Wilms’ tumor in radiological as well as pathological appearance. It can present at any age or gender, and it is ext...

    Authors: Osama M. Sarhan, Ahmed Al Farhan, Salma Abdallah, Hamzah Al Ghwanmah, Deena Boqari, Helmy Omar, Abdulmohsin Al Faddagh, Hanan Al Kanani and Fouad Al Kawai
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:86
  41. Undifferentiated embryonal sarcoma of the liver (UESL) primarily occurs in children; it is rarely seen in adults and appears to have a poor prognosis. However, in recent years, some cases indicated that long-t...

    Authors: Yukiko Kumata Endo, Atsushi Fujio, Keigo Murakami, Kengo Sasaki, Koji Miyazawa, Toshiaki Kashiwadate, Kazuaki Tokodai, Shigehito Miyagi, Fumiyoshi Fujishima, Michiaki Unno and Takashi Kamei
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:85
  42. Pulmonary benign metastasizing leiomyoma (PBML) is a rare disease that can occur in women with a history of uterine leiomyoma. Despite its benign histological features, like a malignancy, leiomyomas can on rar...

    Authors: Takahiro Yanagihara, Naohiro Kobayashi, Tomoyuki Kawamura, Shinji Kikuchi, Yukinobu Goto, Hideo Ichimura and Yukio Sato
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:84
  43. Anastomotic stenosis can occur after esophagectomy and gastric tube reconstruction. The effective surgical treatment for refractory anastomotic stenosis, which seems difficult to resolve with endoscopic treatm...

    Authors: Kazuya Yamaguchi, Shigeo Haruki, Masayoshi Sakano, Kunihito Suzuki and Akinori Miura
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:83
  44. Many types of tumors can arise in the esophagogastric junction (EGJ). Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) arising from the esophageal epithelia, adenocarcinoma arising from the gastric mucosa, or Barrett’s esophagea...

    Authors: Harunari Fukai, Naohiko Koide, Naoe Yanagisawa, Yoshinori Koyama, Nami Kitagawa, Yuu Ogihara and Maki Ohya
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:82
  45. Multiple deep organ abscesses associated with Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream infection (SAB) have a high mortality rate, requiring rapid removal or drainage of infective foci with long-term appropriate antimic...

    Authors: Hironobu Wada, Yuki Shina, Toshiko Kamata, Fumihiro Ishibashi, Hajime Tamura, Masahiro Toriumi, Kyoichi Matsuzaki and Shigetoshi Yoshida
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:81
  46. Pulmonary hemorrhage is a life-threatening complication of cardiovascular surgery. Bronchial artery hypertrophy, a rare pathology associated with inflammatory and ischemic respiratory diseases, increases the r...

    Authors: Shinji Abe, Yasuhiro Kamikubo, Nobuyasu Kato, Hiroki Kato, Tomonori Ooka, Yasushige Shingu and Satoru Wakasa
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:80
  47. Undifferentiated carcinoma is a very rare histologic subtype, representing only 0.8% to 5.7% of all pancreatic exocrine neoplasms. Additionally, spontaneous abdominal hemorrhage is a particularly rare, life-th...

    Authors: Hideo Tomihara, Kazuhiko Hashimoto, Hajime Ishikawa, Daisuke Terashita, Atsushi Gakuhara, Shuichi Fukuda, Katsuya Ohta, Kotaro Kitani, Jin-ichi Hida, Tomoko Wakasa and Yutaka Kimura
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:79

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