European Journal of Medical Case Reports will consider any original case report that adds new information to existing general medical knowledge, and original research relating to case reports in all medical disciplines.

(EJMCR is a not-for-profit journal. We follow ethical publishing practices as recommended by COPE. We don't have any fast-track publication service upon extra payment.) 


 


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DRESS syndrome with Plasmapheresis


This case reports describes a 15-year-old girl, presenting with unusual behavior, dysphasia and emotional liability. She was diagnosed with autoimmune encephalitis and subsequently developed drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms (DRESS) syndrome, a medication-induced adverse reaction with a significant mortality rate. The exact trigger of this patient’s DRESS syndrome remains unknown but is thought to be as a result of exposure to ceftriaxone, omeprazole or acyclovir.  She was treated with plasmapheresis because she did not respond to either high-dose steroids or intravenous immunoglobulins; this successfully treated her autoimmune encephalitis and DRESS syndrome. The author suggests that plasmapheresis can be a safe and effective treatment within the context of other autoimmune conditions, such as DRESS syndrome.


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Prof. Dr. Uwe Maus, (MD)

University Hospital for Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, Pius Hospital, Carl-von- Ossietzky University Oldenburg, Germany.

Prof. Dr. Michael J. Reinhardt (MD, PhD)

Director, Department of Nuclear Medicine, Pius-Hospital, Oldenburg, Germany. Medical Faculty of the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-University Bonn, Germany.

Dr. M O E Babiker, (MBBS, DPH, MD, FRCPCH, CCT (Paed. Neurology)

EJMCR Associate Editor, Consultant Paediatric Neurologist & Clinical lead for Complex Movement Disorders Service. Royal Bristol Hospital for Children, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom.


« Previous Issue

EJMCR. Year: 2018, Volume: 2, Issue: 1

    Editorial

  1. An n=1, a single dot in medical journalism
    Dr. Muhammad Babar Imran
    EJMCR. 2018; 2(1): 1-1
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/ejmcr/2/7

  2. Case Report

  3. Novel homozygous mutation in CYP27B1 gene of vitamin D dependent rickets type 1A: a case report
    Mohammed Al Dubayee, Reem Al Fattouh, Fahad Al Juraibah, Fuad Al Mutairi, Amir Babiker
    EJMCR. 2018; 2(1): 2-5
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/ejmcr/2/6

  4. Salivary gland duct obstruction after radioiodine therapy: a case report
    Farkhanda Gillani, Muhammad Babar Imran, Muhammad Naeem
    EJMCR. 2018; 2(1): 6-8
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/ejmcr/2/2

  5. Oral melanosis and severe periodontitis in toombak users: a case report
    Badr Abdullah Al-Tayar, Mon Mon Tin-Oo, Mohd Zulkarnian Sinor, Mohamed Hussein Abdikarim, Mohammed Sultan Al-ak'hali
    EJMCR. 2018; 2(1): 9-11
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.24911/ejmcr/1/35



About the Editor in Chief

Prof. M B Imran, (MBBS, MSc, MS, FRCP(Edin), PhD) is a young scientist and physician in nuclear medicine. He is a recipient of Asia Oceania Distinguished Young Investigator's award from Japanese Society Nuclear Medicine. He is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of the European Journal of Medical Case Reports, devoted to publishing case reports from all medical disciplines.

"It gives me great pleasure to be communicating with you all. Indeed as Editor designate, I feel honored to shoulder this important responsibility. I hope with the cooperation of this dynamic group of young researchers the publication of a new online journal will be equally beneficial for practicing physicians and medical researchers. Rome was not built in a day, as they say, so it is planned and hoped that gradual and steady progress will be observed in coming months."



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