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  1. A neurofibroma is a benign tumor that arises from Schwann cells and neurofibromas occur throughout the skin of neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF-1: Von Recklinghausen’s disease) patients. A retroperitoneal solitary...

    Authors: Takahiro Haruna, Hideyuki Takata, Satoshi Mizutani, Akira Katsuno, Ryosuke Nakata, Norio Motoda, Nobuhiko Taniai and Hiroshi Yoshida
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:48
  2. Patients on long-term dialysis are prone to hemorrhagic complications, particularly uremic bleeding, but gallbladder hemorrhage is rare, even in patients on dialysis. There have been occasional reports of a Di...

    Authors: Yuu-ichi Yano, Tomohiro Iguchi, Shota Sato, Norifumi Iseda, Shun Sasaki, Yasuhiro Abe, Tomohiro Nakayama, Takuya Honboh, Seiya Kato, Noriaki Sadanaga and Hiroshi Matsuura
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:46
  3. Inferior vena cava thrombosis is a severe disease as it carries a higher risk of developing pulmonary embolism associated with a high mortality rate. The incidence of inferior vena cava thrombosis is extremely...

    Authors: Shota Maezawa, Ryota Seo, Naotaka Motoyoshi and Takashi Irinoda
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:45
  4. With the improvement of optimal perioperative drug therapy for breast cancer patients, physicians now have to treat the adverse effects and comorbidities associated with long-term treatments. We report a case ...

    Authors: Yumiko Ushiyama, Yoshiya Horimoto, Toshitaka Uomori, Yumiko Ishizuka, Misato Okazaki, Hiroko Onagi, Takuo Hayashi, Junichiro Watanabe and Mitsue Saito
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:44
  5. With the improved survival rate of patients with esophageal cancer, secondary cancers, including pharyngolaryngeal cancer, have become a problem. Phanryngolaryngeal cancer surgery often requires esophagogastri...

    Authors: Hiroyuki Oshikiri, Hiroshi Okamoto, Yusuke Taniyama, Ryo Ishii, Akira Ohkoshi, Koreyuki Kurosawa, Michiaki Unno and Takashi Kamei
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:42
  6. Esophageal hiatal hernia (EHH) presenting after gastrectomy for carcinoma is a type of internal hernia and very rare. There have been no published reports on the use of hand-assisted laparoscopic surgery (HALS...

    Authors: Shingo Itamoto, Nobuaki Fujikuni, Kazuaki Tanabe, Senichiro Yanagawa, Masahiro Nakahara and Toshio Noriyuki
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:40
  7. Although distant metastasis in gastric cancer can be present at the time of the initial diagnosis, colonic metastasis is extremely rare. This report describes a case of simultaneous colonic metastasis of advan...

    Authors: Takafumi Shima, Asami Arita, Satoshi Sugimoto, Shoichi Takayama, Nao Kawaguchi, Yoshiro Imai, Tomohiro Kitahara, Tamaki Maeda and Junji Okuda
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:39
  8. Anaplastic thyroid carcinoma (ATC) is the most aggressive form of thyroid carcinoma. Lenvatinib, a multikinase inhibitor, is rarely used in preoperative settings due to adverse effects including delayed wound ...

    Authors: Haruhiko Yamazaki, Katsuhiko Masudo, Sachie Kanada, Yoshiaki Inayama, Hiroyuki Hayashi, Yu Fujii and Yasushi Rino
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:38
  9. Gastrointestinal symptoms are one of the most common presentations of Coronavirus disease-19 (COVID-19), even in children. Higher rates of complicated appendicitis have been demonstrated in the era of the COVI...

    Authors: Jun Kono, Koichiro Yoshimaru, Toshiharu Matsuura, Akihiko Tamaki, Junkichi Takemoto, Shinya Matsumoto, Taeko Hotta, Kenichi Kohashi, Yoshinao Oda and Tatsuro Tajiri
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:37
  10. Metastatic lung tumors rarely present with cystic formations. This is the first report of multiple cystic formations in pulmonary metastases from mucinous borderline ovarian tumors written in English.

    Authors: Rintaro Hamada, Yo Tsukamoto, Makoto Odaka, Mitsuo Yabe, Rintaro Shigemori, Tadashi Akiba, Naoki Toya and Takashi Ohtsuka
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:36
  11. There are many reports of port site recurrence after laparoscopic surgery for various types of cancer. However, only two cases of port site recurrence after laparoscopic pancreatectomy have been reported to da...

    Authors: Takashi Aida, Ryota Iwase, Teruyuki Usuba, Yu Kumagai, Kenei Furukawa, Shinji Onda, Masaichi Ogawa and Toru Ikegami
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:35
  12. Laparoscopic surgery has reduced surgical morbidity and postoperative duration of hospital stay. Gas embolism is commonly known as a risk factor for all laparoscopic procedures. We report a case of severe cere...

    Authors: Kenji Shimizu, Masahiro Usuda, Yuta Kakizaki, Tomohiro Narita, On Suzuki and Kengo Fukuoka
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:34
  13. Histiocytic sarcoma (HS) is a rare hematologic malignancy. HS of the breast is extremely rare, and we present a case of an elderly patient with breast HS.

    Authors: Toru Higuchi, Chih-Ping Li, Yuko Hirota, Yuji Hayashi, Fumio Arisawa, Ikuko Manabe, Takashi Sakurai, Akiko Adachi and Tsuyoshi Saito
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:33
  14. In patients with acute severe ulcerative colitis with concomitant severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection, the treatment strategy should consider the presence of pneumonia, respi...

    Authors: Hirokatsu Hayashi, Jesse Yu Tajima, Ryoma Yokoi, Yuta Sato, Shigeru Kiyama, Takao Takahashi, Naoki Okumura, Yoshihiro Tanaka, Takashi Ibuka, Keisuke Kumada, Masahito Shimizu and Nobuhisa Matsuhashi
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:32
  15. Non-obstructive intestinal ischemia (NOMI) is caused by intestinal vascular spasm and has a poor prognosis if not diagnosed and treated early. Indocyanine green (ICG) fluorescence imaging has been reported to ...

    Authors: Ryohei Miyashita, Masato Kitazawa, Shigeo Tokumaru, Satoshi Nakamura, Makoto Koyama, Yuta Yamamoto, Nao Hondo, Satoru Miyazaki and Yuji Soejima
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:31
  16. Synovial sarcoma is a malignant tumor that constitutes up to 10% of all soft-tissue sarcomas. The most frequent metastatic sites of synovial sarcoma are the lungs, lymph nodes, and bone, whereas pancreatic met...

    Authors: Mitsuyoshi Okazaki, Kaoru Katano, Hiroaki Sugita, Tomokazu Tokoro, Ryousuke Gabata, Satoshi Takada, Shinichi Nakanuma, Isamu Makino and Shintaro Yagi
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:30
  17. Primary hepatic extranodal marginal zone B-cell mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) lymphoma is very rare, so it is difficult to diagnose preoperatively. And there is no established treatment for hepatic ...

    Authors: Keisuke Okura, Satoru Seo, Hironori Shimizu, Hiroto Nishino, Tomoaki Yoh, Ken Fukumitsu, Takamichi Ishii, Koichiro Hata, Hironori Haga and Etsuro Hatano
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:29
  18. Hepatic lymphorrhea is a rare and serious complication of surgery for digestive tract cancers and is thought to occur as a result of lymph node dissection of the hepatoduodenal ligament. This complication resu...

    Authors: Kohei Harigane, Hiroshi Nemoto, Yoshiyuki Yoshida, Hiromasa Komori, Hideki Sarukawa, Naoki Yazawa and Taku Miyamae
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:28
  19. Ventral hernia repair (VHR) for obese patients is often associated with an increased risk of postoperative complications and hernia recurrences. Achieving preoperative weight loss is ideal before VHR; however,...

    Authors: Manabu Amiki, Yasuhiro Ishiyama, Ichitaro Mochizuki, Kazuhiro Narita, Manabu Goto and Koji Sekikawa
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:27
  20. An 80-year-old man presented to our emergency department complaining of a mass on the right side of his chest and pain in the right flank of his back. A chest computed tomography (CT) scan showed a relatively ...

    Authors: Yuki Itagaki, Akira Fukunaga, Hironobu Takano, Kazuyuki Yamamoto, Kohei Nishigami, Tatsunosuke Ichimura, Hiroto Manase, Masahiko Obata, Tatsuya Kato and Satoshi Hirano
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:26
  21. Segmental dilatation of the colon (SDC) is a rare disease that is characterized by an abrupt segment of dilated colon between regions of normal-sized colon. We herein report a case of SDC associated with Hirsc...

    Authors: Hideyuki Yokokawa, Mariko Yoshida, Shinya Takazawa, Mai Kutsukake, Kanako Omata, Shoko Ogawa and Jun Fujishiro
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:25
  22. Muir–Torre syndrome is an autosomal-dominant mutation in mismatch repair genes that gives rise to sebaceous tumors and visceral malignancies over time. Because colorectal and genitourinary cancers are common i...

    Authors: Tomoyuki Sugi, Osamu Shimomura, Shinji Hashimoto, Kazuhiro Takahashi, Manami Doi, Yoshihiro Miyazaki, Tsuyoshi Enomoto, Yoshimasa Akashi, Kazuhisa Araki and Tatsuya Oda
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:24
  23. Ectopic gastric mucosa mainly occurs in the duodenal bulb, and its etiology is thought to be congenital straying of gastric tissues. Primary duodenal carcinoma is a rare disease; however, reports of carcinoma ...

    Authors: Ryosuke Fukushima, Norio Kubo, Shigemasa Suzuki, Naoki Yagi, Shunsaku Furuke, Takashi Ooki, Ryusuke Aihara, Akira Mogi, Yasuo Hosouchi and Ken Shirabe
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:23
  24. Horseshoe kidney is one of the most common congenital renal fusion anomalies and is characterized by abnormalities in the position, rotation, vascular supply, and ureteral anatomy of the kidney. When performin...

    Authors: Tadahiro Kojima, Kiyotaka Kurachi, Kyota Tatsuta, Kosuke Sugiyama, Toshiya Akai, Katsunori Suzuki, Kakeru Torii, Mayu Sakata, Yoshifumi Morita, Hirotoshi Kikuchi, Yoshihiro Hiramatsu, Atsuko Fukazawa and Hiroya Takeuchi
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:22
  25. Killian–Jamieson diverticulum, which is a relatively rare pharyngoesophageal diverticulum, is difficult to distinguish from Zenker’s diverticulum. Because major points of the relevant surgical procedures for t...

    Authors: Yuki Watanabe, Yusuke Taniyama, Ken Koseki, Hirotaka Ishida, Yohei Ozawa, Hiroshi Okamoto, Chiaki Sato, Michiaki Unno and Takashi Kamei
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:21
  26. Mesentero-axial gastric volvulus (MAGV) is an uncommon subtype of gastric volvulus (GV). However, reports of such cases in adult patients are very rare. We present an unusual case of idiopathic MAGV in an old ...

    Authors: Masato Kawahara, Tsunehiko Maruyama, Yoshiki Kaneko, Naoaki Konno, Hiroshi Kashimura and Tatsuya Oda
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:20
  27. Tumor-produced high molecular weight insulin-like growth factor-II (big insulin-like growth factor-II) is considered to cause non-islet cell tumor hypoglycemia. This paper presents a case of surgically resecte...

    Authors: Noriyuki Nishiwaki, Yoshihiro Mikuriya, Fumiaki Takatsu, Ryoji Ochiai, Tomokazu Kakishita, Naruyuki Kobayashi, Takaya Kobatake, Shinji Hato, Norihiro Teramoto, Mototsugu Nagao, Izumi Fukuda and Koji Ohta
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:19
  28. Spontaneous rapture of a germ cell tumor (GCT) metastases causing massive hemoretroperitoneum in a patient without choriocarcinoma component who has not received previous systemic chemotherapy is an exceedingl...

    Authors: Konstantinos Vasiliadis, Chrysanthi Simou, Anastasios Tzotzou, Nikolaos Kalinderis, Dimitrios Valoukas, Elsa Pazarli, Paulos Drakontaidis and Christos Papavasiliou
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:18
  29. Malignant tumors with rhabdoid features are rare, highly aggressive, and some of them are characterized by SMARCB1 (INI1) loss. Although cases of rhabdoid carcinoma are extremely rare, its occurrence in the colon...

    Authors: Toshinori Kobayashi, Yuki Matsui, Hisanori Miki, Masahiko Hatta, Mitsuaki Ishida, Hironaga Satake and Mitsugu Sekimoto
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:17
  30. Atezolizumab plus bevacizumab therapy was recently introduced as the first line for unresectable advanced hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), but immune-related adverse events (IrAEs) due to atezolizumab are a gre...

    Authors: Shintaro Arakaki, Shinichiro Ono, Futoshi Kawamata, Shinichiro Ishino, Yasunori Uesato, Tomo Nakajima, Yukiko Nishi, Satoko Morishima, Shingo Arakaki, Tatsuji Maeshiro, Masayoshi Souri, Akitada Ichinose, Hiroaki Masuzaki and Mitsuhisa Takatsuki
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:16
  31. The finding of a vermiform appendix within the peritoneal sac of an inguinal hernia is called Amyand’s hernia. The reported incidence of Amyand’s hernia and femoral hernia is 1% and 3.8%, respectively. To our ...

    Authors: Franco A. Corvatta, René M. Palacios Huatuco, Santiago Bertone and José F. Viñas
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:15
  32. Combined basilar subsegmentectomy via uniportal video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery is an extremely complex surgery. Moreover, no the existing reports describe the procedure and technique. Here, we present th...

    Authors: Satoshi Takamori, Hiroyuki Oizumi, Jun Suzuki and Satoshi Shiono
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:14
  33. Tumor embolization due to venous infiltration of breast cancer pulmonary metastases is very rare.

    Authors: Ayana Sato, Akiko Matsumoto, Saki Naruse, Yuka Isono, Yuka Maeda, Miki Yamada, Tatsuhiko Ikeda, Yuko Sasajima and Hiromitsu Jinno
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:13
  34. Inguinal endometriosis is a rare clinical disease with an unclear etiology and pathogenesis, and its diagnosis requires accurate medical history-taking and histological examination. However, surgical treatment...

    Authors: Shu Mushiake, Nao Kawaguchi, Mitsuhiro Asakuma, Koji Komeda, Tetsunosuke Shimizu, Fumitoshi Hirokawa, Tomoo Shimomura and Sang-Woong Lee
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:12
  35. Mesenteric venous thrombosis (MVT) and appendiceal diverticulitis are rare diseases. There has been no previous report on MVT complicating appendiceal diverticulitis. Herein, we report the first case of MVT co...

    Authors: Jun Ichikawa, Kosuke Toda, Haruku Fujita, Kenjiro Hirai, Hidenori Ohe and Hidekazu Yamamoto
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:11
  36. A solitary pulmonary nodule (SPN) poses a diagnostic challenge, which includes both a benign and malignant etiology. A size enlargement often indicates malignancy. We herein describe a case of a solitary pulmo...

    Authors: Nao Ito, Shuhei Iizuka, Kanji Sasaki, Yoshiro Otsuki and Toru Nakamura
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:10
  37. Ischemic colitis affects the left colon in elderly individuals and localization on the right side, especially in the cecum, is rare. We report a case of gangrenous ischemic colitis localized in the cecum of a ...

    Authors: Kohei Tateno, Yoko Motegi, Hiroomi Ogawa, Kunihiko Suga, Takuhisa Okada, Katsuya Osone, Ryuji Katoh, Yasunari Ubukata, Hideyuki Saito, Keigo Hara, Makoto Sakai, Kyoichi Ogata, Makoto Sohda, Chiaki Murakami, Ken Shirabe and Hiroshi Saeki
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:9
  38. A gastrocolic fistula is an unusual communication between the colon and the stomach. Although colon cancer is the most common malignant cause of gastrocolic fistula in the Western world, the incidence of gastr...

    Authors: Tomoyuki Sugi, Masanao Kurata, Tomoaki Furuta, Osamu Ishibashi, Satoshi Inagawa, Hiroyuki Ariga, Junya Kashimura, Hitomi Kawai, Norio Takayashiki and Tatsuya Oda
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:8
  39. Rendu–Osler–Weber disease (Osler disease) is a genetic disease with an autosomal dominant inheritance pattern. It is characterized by widespread telangiectasia in multiple organs. Liver involvement of FNH is r...

    Authors: Naoko Sekiguchi, Daisaku Yamada, Shogo Kobayashi, Kazuki Sasaki, Yoshifumi Iwagami, Yoshito Tomimaru, Takehiro Noda, Hidenori Takahashi, Yuichiro Doki and Hidetoshi Eguchi
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:7
  40. The primary disease of Trousseau’s syndrome is often highly advanced cancer, and treatment of the primary disease after cerebral infarction is often difficult. We herein report a case of pancreatic head cancer...

    Authors: Takumi Kitahama, Shimpei Otsuka, Teiichi Sugiura, Ryo Ashida, Katsuhisa Ohgi, Mihoko Yamada and Katsuhiko Uesaka
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:6
  41. We encountered two cases of a new type of retroperitoneal hernia. We herein report the unique features of these cases.

    Authors: Yoichi Nakagawa, Hiroo Uchida, Satoshi Makita, Kazuki Yokota, Akinari Hinoki, Chiyoe Shirota, Takahisa Tainaka, Wataru Sumida, Hizuru Amano, Seiya Ogata, Aitaro Takimoto, Shunya Takada, Takuya Maeda and Yousuke Gohda
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:5
  42. A muco-submucosal elongated polyp is a non-neoplastic growth composed of mucosa and submucosa. Although muco-submucosal elongated polyps are commonly reported in the large intestine, they are rare in the small...

    Authors: Ryosuke Kikuchi, Shigenobu Emoto, Hiroaki Nozawa, Kazuhito Sasaki, Koji Murono, Shinya Abe, Hirofumi Sonoda, Aya Shinozaki-Ushiku and Soichiro Ishihara
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:4
  43. Total pancreatectomy (TP) is often selected for treatment of various pancreatic diseases. However, the resultant lack of autoregulation of glycometabolism necessitates careful postoperative management.

    Authors: Yasutaka Masuda, Sho Kiritani, Junichi Arita, Akihiko Ichida, Yoshikuni Kawaguchi, Nobuhisa Akamatsu, Junichi Kaneko and Kiyoshi Hasegawa
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:3
  44. Large tumors of serous cystic adenomas in the pancreatic body-to-tail severely compress the surrounding organs and retroperitoneal space.

    Authors: Atsushi Nanashima, Hiroki Takamori, Naoya Imamura, Kousei Tahira, Eiji Kitamura, Masahide Hiyoshi, Takeomi Hamada, Yuuki Tsuchimochi, Hiroyuki Komori and Toshiyuki Kamoto
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:2
  45. Upper lumber hernia is a rare entity which can cause obstruction and strangulation. Laparoscopic technique has been considered effective for such hernia repairs; however, there is no report of use of the self-...

    Authors: Reika Yamashita, Katsuhito Suwa, Tomoyoshi Okamoto and Ken Eto
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:1
  46. Kaposiform hemangioendothelioma (KHE) is a rare locally aggressive vascular neoplasm that occurs mainly in the pediatric population. KHE usually originates just underneath the skin and affects deeper tissues t...

    Authors: Eiichiro Watanabe, Naoki Hashizume, Akihiro Yoneda, Mureo Kasahara, Genta Ozeki, Takeshi Saito, Michimasa Fujiogi, Motohiro Kano, Yuki Yamamoto, Osamu Miyazaki, Takanobu Maekawa, Noriyuki Nakano, Takako Yoshioka, Akihiro Fujino and Yutaka Kanamori
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:225
  47. Although new-onset diabetes has been described in up to 20% of patients with newly diagnosed pancreatic cancer, reports regarding new-onset diabetes associated with newly developed liver metastasis from pancre...

    Authors: Sho Kiritani, Yoshihiro Ono, Manabu Takamatsu, Atsushi Oba, Takafumi Sato, Hiromichi Ito, Yosuke Inoue and Yu Takahashi
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:224
  48. A giant inguinoscrotal hernia is a rare inguinal hernia that extends below the midpoint of the inner thigh while standing. Although reports of laparoscopic surgery for giant inguinoscrotal hernias have increas...

    Authors: Kenichi Nakamura, Susumu Shibasaki, Masashi Takenaka, Akiko Serizawa, Shingo Akimoto, Masaya Nakauchi, Tsuyoshi Tanaka, Kazuki Inaba, Ryoichi Shiroki, Ichiro Uyama and Koichi Suda
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:222

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