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  1. Thrombosis of the pulmonary vein stump is a common complication after a left upper lobectomy and can be a source of embolism in various organs, such as the kidneys. A renal infarction, on the other hand, is a ...

    Authors: Yoshihito Iijima, Shun Iwai, Nozomu Motono and Hidetaka Uramoto
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:215
  2. When a patient has multiple tumors in different organs, it is very important to identify whether the tumors are multiple cancers or metastasis from one tumor in order to establish an optimal treatment strategy...

    Authors: Kenichiro Furukawa, Keiichi Hatakeyama, Masanori Terashima, Keiichi Fujiya, Yutaka Tanizawa, Etsuro Bando, Takashi Sugino, Kenichi Urakami, Tateaki Naito, Hiroyasu Kagawa and Ken Yamaguchi
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:214
  3. The treatment of duplicated thoracic ducts (TDs) injury after esophagectomy generally requires a bilateral transthoracic approach. We present the cases of two patients with postoperative chylothorax who underw...

    Authors: Shuhei Komatsuzaki, Katsuji Hisakura, Koichi Ogawa, Yoshimasa Akashi, Jaejeong Kim, Shoko Moue, Yoshihiro Miyazaki, Kinji Furuya, Manami Doi, Yohei Owada, Osamu Shimomura, Yusuke Ohara, Kazuhiro Takahashi, Shinji Hashimoto, Tsuyoshi Enomoto, Naoto Koike…
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:213
  4. Rectal neuroendocrine neoplasms can induce liver metastasis. However, few reports exist on the associated long-term recurrence rates. We report a case of liver metastasis identified 15 years after rectal neuro...

    Authors: Miho Akabane, Satoshi Okubo, Keiichi Kinowaki, Masaru Matsumura, Junichi Shindoh and Masaji Hashimoto
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:212
  5. Strongyloides colitis is a severe form of strongyloidiasis that carries a high mortality rate if untreated. There is an overlapping clinical presentation between Strongyloides colitis and Crohn’s disease. Here...

    Authors: Sabah Uddin Saqib, Sumit Sood, Ling Wong and Abhilasha Patel
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:211
  6. Since humoral hypercalcemia of malignancy (HHM) in breast cancer patients without bone metastasis is rare, the clinical features of this condition are not fully understood.

    Authors: Sakina Hashizume, Masafumi Shimoda, Tetsuhiro Yoshinami, Kaori Abe, Nanae Masunaga, Yoshiaki Sota, Tomohiro Miyake, Tomonori Tanei and Kenzo Shimazu
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:210
  7. A hematoma that gradually increases over a chronic course of months or longer is defined as a chronic expanding hematoma (CEH). CEHs often develop in the limbs and on body surfaces that are susceptible to exte...

    Authors: Atsuki Taniguchi, Takeyoshi Nishiyama, Jun Kozai, Izuru Endo and Nobuyuki Watanabe
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:209
  8. Acute appendicitis is a common abdominal pathology, particularly in younger patients presenting with abdominal pain. The clinical presentation is typically characterized by right lower quadrant pain (with loca...

    Authors: Ushanthan Uthayanan, Walter Kolb, Bruno Schmied and Stephan Bischofberger
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:208
  9. Middle lobe torsion is a rare complication of right upper lobectomy. Middle lobe torsion can be critical; thus, various preventive measures are used.

    Authors: Hiroki Matsumiya, Koji Kuroda, Masataka Mori, Masatoshi Kanayama, Akihiro Taira, Shinji Shinohara, Masaru Takenaka and Fumihiro Tanaka
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:207
  10. The treatment strategy for metastatic lesions of primary malignant melanoma of the esophagus (PMME) is currently determined on a case-by-case basis, based on the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) gu...

    Authors: Keita Hanada, Shigeru Tsunoda, Motoo Nomura, Shintaro Fujimura, Yojiro Yutaka, Tatsuto Nishigori, Shigeo Hisamori, Hisatsugu Maekewa, Nobuaki Hoshino, Atsushi Itami, Eiji Tanaka and Kazutaka Obama
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:206
  11. Undifferentiated pleomorphic sarcoma (UPS) in the esophagus is extremely rare. Therefore, there are few reports of UPS in the esophagus (UPSE). We present a case of UPSE after multiple cancer treatments.

    Authors: Yuho Ebata, Yoshihisa Sakaguchi, Yasuo Tsuda, Sho Nambara, Kensuke Kudou, Eiji Kusumoto, Rintaro Yoshida, Tetsuya Kusumoto and Koji Ikejiri
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:205
  12. Open pneumothorax with chest wall deficit is a rare chest trauma that is serious and can lead to severe respiratory failure; however, it is a potentially lifesaving injury if utilized appropriately.

    Authors: Rina Tokuda, Yohei Okada, Futoshi Nagashima, Makoto Kobayashi, Wataru Ishii and Ryoji Iizuka
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:204
  13. Iatrogenic tracheal injury is a rare but potentially morbid condition and often poses a diagnostic challenge due to its rarity and the lack of specific clinical findings. Because a delayed diagnosis is associa...

    Authors: Minori Nakamura, Shuhei Iizuka and Toru Nakamura
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:203
  14. Factor V (FV) deficiency is an extremely rare disease, with an incidence of 1 in 1 million. The bleeding symptoms are mild, and the prognosis is good; however, the safety of surgical treatment is unclear, beca...

    Authors: Takaomi Seki, Mariko Tsukagoshi, Norifumi Harimoto, Kenichiro Araki, Akira Watanabe, Norihiro Ishii, Kei Hagiwara, Kouki Hoshino, Ryo Muranushi, Satoru Kakizaki, Yoshiyuki Ogawa, Hiroshi Handa and Ken Shirabe
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:202
  15. Cholecystoduodenal fistula is an infrequent complication of gallbladder diseases. In the majority of cases, the fistula is formed by direct communication between the gallbladder and duodenum due to gallstone i...

    Authors: Yasunari Fukuda, Toshiya Michiura, Daisaku Ito, Tomohiro Takahashi, Shinji Tokuyama, Hiromu Morishita, Junya Nuta, Yasuaki Miyazaki, Nobuyasu Hayashi and Kazuo Yamabe
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:201
  16. The perioperative mortality rate is high in patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), and infection control measures for medical care providers must be considered. Therefore, the timing for surgery in...

    Authors: Akiho Sugita, Fuyuki F. Inagaki, Nobuyuki Takemura, Mai Nakamura, Kyoji Ito, Fuminori Mihara, Kei Yamamoto, Shinichiro Morioka and Norihiro Kokudo
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:200
  17. The rupture of a hepatic artery pseudoaneurysm (HAP) is a rare but lethal complication after living donor liver transplantation (LDLT) and often manifests as acute gastrointestinal bleeding.

    Authors: Masashi Kadohisa, Yukihiro Inomata, Masataka Sakisaka, Yasuhiko Sugawara and Taizo Hibi
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:199
  18. Extrapulmonary tuberculosis commonly affects the lymphatic system, nervous system, and gastrointestinal system. Tuberculous infection in the muscle is very rare. Moreover, tuberculous infection in the diaphrag...

    Authors: Asato Hashinokuchi, Mikihiro Kohno, Keisuke Kosai, Yuki Ono, Naoki Haratake, Daiki Shibata, Hidetaka Yamamoto, Tomoyoshi Takenaka and Tomoharu Yoshizumi
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:198
  19. TP53 is a tumor suppressor gene and, when dysfunctional, it is known to be involved in the development of cancers. Li–Fraumeni syndrome (LFS) is a hereditary tumor with autosomal dominant inheritance that develop...

    Authors: Masaya Kai, Makoto Kubo, Sawako Shikada, Saori Hayashi, Takafumi Morisaki, Mai Yamada, Yuka Takao, Akiko Shimazaki, Yurina Harada, Kazuhisa Kaneshiro, Yusuke Mizuuchi, Koji Shindo and Masafumi Nakamura
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:197
  20. Upper gastrointestinal bleeding (UGIB) is a routine medical emergency. The most common non-variceal cause is peptic ulcer disease, while a rare presentation is peptic ulcer-induced splenic artery pseudoaneurys...

    Authors: Hidetoshi Shidahara, Nobuaki Fujikuni, Kazuaki Tanabe, Tomoyuki Abe, Keisuke Nishihara, Toshio Noriyuki and Masahiro Nakahara
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:196
  21. Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) are rare mesenchymal tumors, but are the most common mesenchymal tumors of the gastrointestinal tract. The risk classification of GISTs is based on the tumor size, mitot...

    Authors: Junya Mita, Kazuhiro Tada, Yusuke Kuboyama, Shoji Hiroshige, Shun Nakamura, Junichi Takahashi, Kazuhito Sakata, Hiroshi Mizuuchi, Taro Oba, Fumitaka Yoshizumi, Kentaro Iwaki, Hideya Takeuchi, Kiyoshi Kajiyama and Kengo Fukuzawa
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:195
  22. Situs inversus (SI) is a rare congenital condition characterized by organ transposition from their normal positions. Careful preoperative planning is important for the safe operation of patients with SI becaus...

    Authors: Kei Sato, Junki Yamada, Naohito Meguro, Hiroshi Onishi, Kanechika Den, Hiroyuki Baba and Mitsutaka Sugita
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:194
  23. Collision tumors are a subtype of simultaneous tumors wherein two unrelated tumors collide or infiltrate each other. Collision gastric adenocarcinomas (CGA) are rare and difficult to diagnose, and their clinic...

    Authors: Hiromitsu Imataki, Hideo Miyake, Hidemasa Nagai, Yuichiro Yoshioka, Norihiro Yuasa, Junichi Takamizawa, Ayami Kiriyama and Masahiko Fujino
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:193
  24. Pancreatic cancer has one of the worst prognoses of any all cancers. 5-FU/leucovorin + irinotecan + oxaliplatin (FOLFIRINOX), gemcitabine (GEM) plus nab-paclitaxel regimens have been recognized as global-stand...

    Authors: Koji Kikuchi, Akira Umemura, Hiroyuki Nitta, Hirokatsu Katagiri, Masao Nishiya, Noriyuki Uesugi, Tamotsu Sugai, Keisuke Imanari and Akira Sasaki
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:192
  25. There are numerous indications for minimally invasive surgery. However, the laparoscopic approach for extended pelvic surgery is currently provided by only a few institutions specializing in cancer treatment, ...

    Authors: Kyoichi Kihara, Yuri Koyama, Takehiko Hanaki, Kozo Miyatani, Tomoyuki Matsunaga, Manabu Yamamoto, Shuichi Morizane, Naruo Tokuyasu, Teruhisa Sakamoto and Yoshiyuki Fujiwara
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:191
  26. Congenital portosystemic shunt is an infrequent abnormal connection between the portal vascular system and the systemic circulation. Portosystemic shunts are common findings in patients with cirrhosis, causing...

    Authors: Yoshihiro Nagao, Katsuya Toshida, Akinari Morinaga, Takahiro Tomiyama, Yukiko Kosai, Tomonari Shimagaki, Takahiro Tomino, Huanlin Wang, Takeshi Kurihara, Takeo Toshima, Kazutoyo Morita, Shinji Itoh, Noboru Harada and Tomoharu Yoshizumi
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:190
  27. Histiocytic sarcoma is a rare malignant tumor that is similar in characteristics to a mature histiocyte/macrophage and is a relatively new disease entity. In approximately one-third of cases, the site of origi...

    Authors: Kohei Segami, Shinjiro Kobayashi, Masaki Hiwatari, Yuta Ogura, Masafumi Katayama, Satoshi Koizumi, Motohiro Chosokabe, Junki Koike and Takehito Otsubo
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:189
  28. Microcystic pancreatic serous cystadenoma (SCA) can be managed without surgery in selected patients. However, the preoperative diagnosis of microcystic SCA remains challenging, and it is potentially misdiagnos...

    Authors: Shinichiro Nakamura, Yasuhiro Murata, Katsunori Uchida, Kenichiro Nishikawa, Yusuke Iizawa, Takehiro Fujii, Akihiro Tanemura, Naohisa Kuriyama, Masashi Kishiwada and Shugo Mizuno
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:188
  29. Thrombotic microangiopathy is a syndrome characterized by microangiopathic hemolytic anemia and platelet aggregation, which is caused by endothelial injury, microcirculation thrombosis, and fibrin deposition. ...

    Authors: Naohiro Ijiri, Masaaki Sato, Chihiro Konoeda, Kazuhiro Nagayama and Jun Nakajima
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:187
  30. A pseudoaneurysm of the splanchnic vessels is considered to be rare, and in particular, very few cases of pseudoaneurysm in the ileocolic artery are reported. Here, we report a case of rupture of a pseudoaneur...

    Authors: Junpei Takashima, Keizo Taniguchi, Ayaka Koizumi, Fumi Shigehara, Kenji Yamazaki, Daisuke Fujimoto, Fumihiko Miura and Hirotoshi Kobayashi
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:186
  31. Curative surgery is the most effective treatment for intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (ICC). When an ICC involves the suprahepatic inferior vena cava (IVC), hepatectomy with suprahepatic IVC resection and recon...

    Authors: Shunichi Ariizumi, Masakazu Yamamoto, Azumi Hamasaki, Yoshihito Kotera, Takaaki Kato, Hiroto Egawa, Hiroshi Niinami and Goro Honda
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:185
  32. Systemic artery to pulmonary vessel fistula (SAPVF) is an uncommon abnormal vascular communication between systemic arteries and the lung parenchyma. It has been reported that the appropriate treatment for SAP...

    Authors: Kyoto Matsudo, Naoki Haratake, Yuki Ono, Mikihiro Kohno, Tomoyoshi Takenaka and Tomoharu Yoshizumi
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:184
  33. Emphysematous pancreatitis is acute pancreatitis associated with emphysema based on imaging studies and has been considered a subtype of necrotizing pancreatitis. Although some recent studies have reported the...

    Authors: Kohei Chida, Keinosuke Ishido, Yoshiyuki Sakamoto, Norihisa Kimura, Hajime Morohashi, Takuya Miura, Taiichi Wakiya, Hiroshi Yokoyama, Hayato Nagase, Daichi Ichinohe, Akiko Suto, Daisuke Kuwata, Aika Ichisawa, Akie Nakamura, Daiki Kasai and Kenichi Hakamada
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:183
  34. Situs inversus totalis (SIT) is a relatively rare condition, in which the thoracic and abdominal organs are reversed or mirrored from their normal positions. Here, we reported a case of a patient with SIT and ...

    Authors: Shunsuke Fujita, Tsuyoshi Etoh, Yohei Kono, Hajime Fujishima, Kosuke Suzuki, Shigeo Ninomiya, Yoshitake Ueda, Hidefumi Shiroshita, Norio Shiraishi and Masafumi Inomata
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:182
  35. Reduction en masse (REM) is a rare condition following manual inguinal hernia (IH) reduction in which a hernia sac is reduced back into the preperitoneal space with a loop of the bowel incarcerated at the neck...

    Authors: Keisuke Yano, Koshiro Sugita, Koji Yamada, Mayu Matsui, Waka Yamada, Chihiro Kedoin, Masakazu Murakami, Toshio Harumatsu, Shun Onishi, Takafumi Kawano, Mitsuru Muto and Satoshi Ieiri
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:181
  36. A leiomyosarcoma of the gastrointestinal tract is extremely rare. We report a case of jejunal leiomyosarcoma with intestinal intussusception at the angle of Treitz that was successfully treated with laparoscop...

    Authors: Kenichi Nakamura, Susumu Shibasaki, Seiji Yamada, Kazumitsu Suzuki, Akiko Serizawa, Shingo Akimoto, Masaya Nakauchi, Tsuyoshi Tanaka, Kazuki Inaba, Ichiro Uyama and Koichi Suda
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:180
  37.  Intravascular papillary endothelial hyperplasia (IPEH), also known as Masson's tumor, is a benign, non-neoplastic vascular lesion that is characterized by reactive proliferation of papillary endothelial cells...

    Authors: Tomoyoshi Endo, Hidetoshi Katsuno, Kenji Kikuchi, Takayuki Ochi, Kazuhiro Matsuo, Kazumitsu Suzuki, Hironobu Yasuoka, Yuko Nakano, Mitsuru Nakagawa, Makoto Kuroda and Zenichi Morise
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:179
  38. Congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) is sometimes associated with complications involving herniation of intrathoracic organs, which further increase mortality rate. We encountered a case of postoperative gast...

    Authors: Noboru Oyachi, Fuminori Numano, Tamami Fukatsu, Atsushi Nemoto and Atsushi Naito
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:178
  39. Mucinous cystic neoplasm of the liver (MCN-L) is a rare cystic tumor as defined by the 2010 World Health Organization classification. MCN-L usually does not communicate with or grow into the bile duct. Herein,...

    Authors: Yasuhiro Fukui, Akihiro Murata, Sadatoshi Shimizu, Kayo Sai, Takuma Okada, Tetsuzo Tashima, Shintaro Kodai, Akishige Kanazawa and Takahiro Okuno
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:177
  40. Aortopulmonary mediastinal paragangliomas are rare. Complete resection of the tumor is desirable regardless of tumor size in view of the risk of sudden death induced by adjacent organ compression and poor prog...

    Authors: Kota Itagaki, Hirotsugu Notsuda, Tomoyuki Suzuki, Ryota Tanaka, Hiroki Kamada, Kei Omata, Yuta Tezuka, Hideki Ota, Yoshinori Okada and Yoshikatsu Saiki
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:176
  41. A hemothorax as the initial manifestation of bronchiectasis is extremely rare. We report a case of a sudden hemothorax due to exacerbation of clinically latent bronchiectasis under a direct oral anticoagulant.

    Authors: Hikaru Nakayama, Asuka Uebayashi, Shota Yagi, Shuhei Iizuka, Yoshiro Otsuki and Toru Nakamura
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:175
  42. Mediastinal foreign bodies might cause mediastinal organ injury or mediastinal abscess. The prompt removal surgery of mediastinal foreign bodies is needed to prevent those complications. We report a case in wh...

    Authors: Takashi Sakuma, Tatsuro Tamura, Mikio Nambara, Ken Gyobu, Mami Yoshii, Takahiro Toyokawa, Shigeru Lee, Hiroaki Tanaka, Kazuya Muguruma, Masakazu Yashiro, Masaichi Ohira and Kiyoshi Maeda
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:174
  43. The spread of COVID-19 infection increased the number of patients who underwent pulmonary resection for lung cancer after COVID-19 infection. It is unclear how previous infection with COVID-19 affects perioper...

    Authors: Hiroaki Komatsu, Nobuhiro Izumi, Takuma Tsukioka, Hidetoshi Inoue, Ryuichi Ito, Satoshi Suzuki and Noritoshi Nishiyama
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:173
  44. A 69-year-old woman presented with acute type A aortic dissection complicated by extensive hemorrhagic cerebral infarction due to brain malperfusion. Emergency decompressive craniectomy was initially performed...

    Authors: Masaki Kano, Akinari Iwahori and Hitoshi Ogino
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:172
  45. It has been reported that hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) with spindle cell tumor accounts for 1.8% of all HCCs, but spindle cell tumors that do not show an obvious conventional HCC are extremely rare. In this ...

    Authors: Tomohiko Ikehara, Tadaaki Shimizu, Shohei Hirano, Kentaro Fukushima, Jun-ichi Yoshizawa, Toshitsugu Nakamura and Ataru Nakayama
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:171
  46. Undifferentiated embryonal sarcoma of the liver (UESL) is a rare malignant mesenchymal tumor that usually occurs in children and is rarely diagnosed in adults.

    Authors: Tomonari Shimagaki, Keishi Sugimachi, Yohei Mano, Emi Onishi, Yuki Tanaka, Rie Sugimoto, Kenichi Taguchi, Masaru Morita and Yasushi Toh
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:170
  47. Pancreatic cancer (PC) is a highly lethal malignancy, even if surgical resection is possible (median survival: < 30 months). The prognosis of borderline resectable pancreatic cancer (BR-PC) is even worse. Ther...

    Authors: Mitsuru Kinoshita, Sota Watanabe, Gaku Mizojiri, Akitada Sada, Hiroki Kai, Yasunori Masuike, Yoshinobu Nagasawa, Kentaro Maruyama, Kyowon Lee, Mai Ohata, Osamu Ishikawa and Hiroshi Oka
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:169
  48. Short bowel syndrome (SBS) is a rare yet costly disease with an incidence rate of 3 per million people. Herein, we report a rare case of eosinophilic gastrointestinal disorders (EGIDs) with SBS after strangula...

    Authors: Yuhki Arai, Yoshiaki Kinoshita, Takashi Kobayashi, Yoshiaki Takahashi, Toshiyuki Ohyama, Naoki Yokota, Yu Sugai, Shoichi Takano, Yu Hamasaki, Utako Kaneko and Satoshi Kanada
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:168
  49. Concurrent breast cancer and malignant lymphoma is a rare phenomenon. This report describes malignant lymphoma that was incidentally diagnosed from a sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB) during breast cancer surg...

    Authors: Emiko Hiraoka, Norio Masumoto, Takaoki Furukawa, Norimasa Kuraoka, Ichiro Nagamine, Aya Kido, Kazuhiro Sentani and Sunao Ootagaki
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:167
  50. Epithelioid hemangioendothelioma (EHE) is a rare and slow-growing malignant vascular neoplasm composed of epithelioid endothelial cells within a distinctive myxohyaline stroma. It most commonly involves somati...

    Authors: Takayoshi Niwa, Takaaki Konishi, Asako Sasahara, Ayaka Sato, Arisa Morizono, Mayumi Harada, Kotoe Nishioka, Osamu Fukuoka, Naohiro Makise, Yuki Saito, Mizuo Ando, Takako Yoshimoto, Takeshi Shikama, Satoshi Yamashita, Masahiko Tanabe and Yasuyuki Seto
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:166

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