Medical Case Reports


Em Yunir, PhD – Faculty of Medicine Universitas Indonesia, DKI Jakarta, Indonesia

Series: New Developments in Medical Research
BISAC: MED106000

This book describes cases in medical and pediatrics field in which physicians may encounter in daily practice. Case reports in our book were conducted in a broad range of medical field (medical acupuncture, internal medicine, pediatrics, sports medicine, physical, and rehabilitation, infectious disease, dermatology, and venereology, pulmonology, psychiatry, emergency, and critical care).

We combined common and unusual but unique cases in daily practice, which readers will find very interesting. Chapters are divided by nine specific fields including medical acupuncture, internal medicine, sports medicine, physical, and rehabilitation, infectious disease, dermatology and venereology, pulmonology, psychiatry, emergency and critical care, and pediatrics. Our cases are original and might have unexpected presentations of a new and emerging disease. This book will expand knowledge in the field of medicine that is written by our best practitioners and specialists.

This valuable bundle of 61 case reports provides access to the case (history, physical examination, and diagnostic tests including laboratory, imaging, and histopathological examination), differential diagnosis, treatment, and educational messages for suggested case solutions. Approach to the cases is explained step-by-step with clear explanations of theory and practice. Essential key learning points and references are included in every case to aid the physician to understand better about the disease and to improve the patient outcomes.

Table of Contents


Section 1. Medical Acupuncture
Chapter 1. Balance Method Manual Acupuncture for Shoulder Myofascial Pain Syndrome: A Case Report
Irma Nareswari and Krisma Perdana Harja

Chapter 2. Treatment of Bell’s Palsy Using Tan Balancing Acupuncture
Irma Nareswari and Feliani

Chapter 3. Acupuncture with the Balance Method for the Treatment of Plantar Fasciitis: A Case Report
Irma Nareswari, Dwi Rachma Helianthi and Krisma Perdana Harja

Chapter 4. Effectiveness of Acupuncture for Pain Management in Charcot Foot with a Diabetic Ulcer
Dwi Rachma Helianthi and Newanda Johni Muchtar

Chapter 5. Acupuncture Therapy in a Patient with Miller-Fisher Syndrome
Christina Simadibrata, Irma Nareswari and Vera Nurmawati

Chapter 6. Management of Acupuncture in Patients with Bladder Pain Syndrome
Kemas Abdurrohim, Irma Nareswari, Feliani and Dwi Rachma Helianthi

Section 2. Internal Medicine
Chapter 7. Orbital IgG4-Related Disease: The First Case Diagnosed at Dr. Cipto Mangunkusumo National General Hospital Indonesia
Stella Marleen, Endang S. R. Hardjolukito and Evelina Kodrat

Chapter 8. Epithelioid Angiomyolipoma of the Kidney
Meilania Saraswati and Gusti Rizky Prasetya

Chapter 9. Recurrent Pancreatitis in Primary Hyperparathyroidism
Yusra Yusra and Tammy Nurhardini

Chapter 10. Role of Opioids in the Management of Dyspnea at the End of Life: A Case Report
Rudi Putranto, Hamzah Shatri and Cosphiadi Irawan

Chapter 11. Fournier Gangrene in an Indonesian Male Patient with Uncontrolled Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: A Case Report
Em Yunir, FazaYuspa Liosha and Wicensius Sianipar

Chapter 12. Breathing Exercise in Myasthenia Gravis
Nury Nusdwinuringtyas and Telly Kamelia

Chapter 13. Giant Fibrovascular Polyp of the Esophagus: Case Report of a Rare Tumor
Wildawati Nurdin, Diah Rini Handjari, Marini Stephanie, Ening Krisnuhoni and Nur Rahadiani

Chapter 14. Isolation of Bone Marrow for a Stroke Animal Model: A Step toward Autologous Transplantation
Wismaji Sadewo, Feda Makkiyah and Ahmad Sulaiman Alwahdy

Section 3. Sports Medicine, Physical, and Rehabilitation
Chapter 15. Biomechanics of Lower Extremities as Risk Factors of Running Injury in a Recreational Runner
Steven Anna and Tobing Ade Jeanne

Chapter 16. Assessment of Seafarer with Obesity Using Physical Fitness Test: A Case Report
Febianto Nurmansyach and Anggelica Anggunadi

Chapter 17. Eligibility of Basketball Athletes with Marfan Syndrome in Terms of Safety: A Case Report
Putra Rizki and Sri Nilawati

Chapter 18. Effects of Exercise on Intra-Abdominal Fats in Adult: A Case Report
Levina A. Tanuwidjaja and Nani Cahyani Sudarsono

Chapter 19. Conservative Treatment of Meniscus Tear Injury: A Case Report
Favian Taufan and Sutarina Nora

Chapter 20. Anatomical Risk Factors of Patellar Tendinopathy in a Female Volleyball Athlete: A Case Report
Ratna Annisa Noor Fitria and Nora Sutarina

Chapter 21. Exercise Therapy for Rehabilitation after Lateral Ankle Sprain
Anita Suryani and Nani Cahyani Sudarsono

Chapter 22. Exercise Therapy for Low Back Pain Rehabilitation in a Runner: Comparison between Exercise Protocols Recommended by the Indonesia Sports Medicine Centre and the Mckenzie Regimen
Anita Suryani and Nani Cahyani Sudarsono

Chapter 23. Workup and Evaluation of Muscle Weakness in Patient with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and Rehabilitation Outcome: A Case Report
Rizky Kusuma Wardhani

Section 4. Infectious Disease
Chapter 24. Diagnostic Approach of Disseminated Mucormycosis: A Rare Case Report
Fresia Juwitasari Wongkar, Cosphiadi Irawan, Budiana Tanurahardja and Teddy Arifin Poernama

Chapter 25. Difficulty in Diagnosing the Type of Cutaneous Tuberculosis Using Clinicopathological Examination: Is It Scrofuloderma or Gumma?
Sri Linuwih S. W. Menaldi, Izzah Aulia, Eliza Miranda, Rahadi Rihatmadja and Sondang P. Sirait

Chapter 26. Dientamoeba fragilis: An Emerging Intestinal Parasite to Cause Colitis
Agnes Kurniawan, Hanifa Oswari and Lisawati Susanto

Chapter 27. Cryptococcus neoformans in Pleural Fluid: A Case Report
Telly Kamelia and Ina Susianti Timan

Chapter 28. Amebic Dysentery
Yusra Yusra and Rohani Agustin

Chapter 29. Endobronchial Aspergillosis with Recurrent Hemoptysis: A Case Report
Fathiyah Isbaniah, Hario Baskoro and Fahmi Alatas

Chapter 30. Pneumocystis Carinii Pneumonia with Pleural Effusion in Patients after Chemotherapy: A Case Report
Ikhwan Rinaldi, Abdul Muthalib, Nelly Sutanto and Lingga Magdalena

Chapter 31. Helicobacter Pylori Infection in Siblings: A Case Report
Mardiastuti H. Wahid, Lisa Yuliantiningsih, Rike Syahniar, Ari Fahrial Syam, Andi Yasmon, Ening Krisnuhoni, Ardiana Kusumaningrum and Angky Budianti

Chapter 32. Hyperglycemia and Ketoacidosis in Severe Malaria: A Case Report
Erni Juwita Nelwan, Wiratama Hadi Tjuanda, Randy Adiwinata, Marcia Kumala, Inge Sutanto and Widayat Djoko Santoso

Chapter 33. Successful Treatment of Bilateral Panuveitis with Multiple Systemic Infection in a Patient with AIDS: A Case Report
Made Susiyanti and Indra M. Pambudy

Chapter 34. Transient Sinus Bradycardia in Association with Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever
Randy Adiwinata, Prasetyo Andriono and Erni Juwita Nelwan

Section 5. Dermatology and Venereology
Chapter 35. Outcomes of Oral Immunotherapy for the Treatment of Alopecia Areata Totalis: A Case Report
Lusiana, Lili Legiawati, Vita Siphra, Evangelina Lumban Gaol, Lis Surachmiati and Irma Bernadette S. Sitohang

Chapter 36. Frontal Fibrosing Alopecia, a Variant of Lichen Planopilaris, with an Involvement of Autoimmune Disease: A Case Report
Sandra Widaty, Mutiara Ramadhiani, Yenny Rachmawati, Teffy Nuary and Irma Bernadette S. Sitohang

Chapter 37. Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia
Sri Suryo Adiyanti and Suzanna Immanuel

Chapter 38. Rare Case of Primary Systemic Amyloidosis: Role of Dermatologists in Early Detection and Diagnosis
Eyleny Meisyah Fitri, Windy Keumala Budianti, Larisa Paramitha Wibawa and Rahadi Rihatmadja
Chapter 39. Dermoscopic Evaluation of a Rare Disseminated Cutaneous Miliarial Gout: A Case Report
Laura Sendy Simamora, Rahadi Rihatmadja, Suryo Anggoro and Larisa Paramitha Wibawa

Section 6. Pulmonology
Chapter 40. Pulmonary Embolism after R-COP Chemotherapy in a Patient with Primary Central Nervous System Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
Ikhwan Rinaldi, Abdul Muthalib, Nelly Sutanto and Lingga Magdalena

Chapter 41. Pulmonary Hemangiopericytoma: A Case Report
Jamal Zaini, Elisna Syahruddin, Heriawaty Hidayat, Azizah G. Icksan, Christofan Lantu and Sita Laksmi Andarini

Chapter 42. Giant Mature Cystic Mediastinal Teratoma: A Case Report
Kolanda Maria, Tomu Juliani, Annisa Sutera, Sita Andarini, Elisna Syahruddin, Heriawaty Hidayat and Jamal Zaini

Section 7 Psychiatry
Chapter 43. Challenges in the Diagnosis of Dementia with Lewy Bodies: A Case Report
Profitasari Kusumaningrum and Martina W. S. Nasrun

Chapter 44. Mental Capacity in Decision-Making Approval of a DNR Request in a Terminally Ill Patient: A Case Report
Natalia Widiasih Raharjanti, Monika Kristi Levania and Afifah Listiati

Chapter 45. Comorbidities of Depression, Sjogren’s Syndrome, Deep Vein Thromboses, and Anti-Phospholipid Syndrome in a Patient with a Pacemaker
Sylvia D. Elvira

Chapter 46. Demographic Characteristics of Homicidal Cases in the Forensic Medicine and Medicolegal Department of Cipto Mangunkusumo National Hospital from 2014 to 2016
Yuli Budiningsih and Denys P. Alim

Chapter 47. Case Report: Determining the Cause of Death in Decomposed Bodies of Suspected Case of Blunt Force Trauma on the Nose, Mouth, and Neck
Yuli Budiningsih and Farah P. Kaurow

Section 8 . Emergency and Critical Care
Chapter 48. Mechanism of Erectile Dysfunction in Spinal Cord Injury: A Case Report
Silvia W. Lestari, Andrian Japari, Rezia Octarian, Petrus Supardi and Pety Narulita

Chapter 49. Delayed Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome Induced by Repetitive Neuroleptic Injections: A Case Report
Dyah Tunjungsari and Amanda Tiksnadi

Chapter 50. Life-Threatening Orofacial Herpes Zoster Infection Affecting the Maxillary and Mandibular Branches of the Trigeminal Nerve: A Case Report
Ika Anggraini, Benny Nelson, Rahadi Rihatmadja, Erdina H. D. Pusponegoro, Arie Cahyono, Dita Aditianingsih, Darma Imran and Rinadewi Astriningrum

Chapter 51. Medical Nutrition Therapy for Critically Ill Patients with Cardiorenal Syndrome: A Case Series
Hilna Khairunisa Shalihat, Fiastuti Witjaksono and Diana Sunardi

Chapter 52. Medical Nutritional Therapy in a Critically Ill Patient with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: A Case Report
Krisadelfa Sutanto, Diana Sunardi, Sophika Umaya and Yohannessa Wulandari

Chapter 53. Successful Management of Toxic Optic Neuropathy after a Snakebite: A Case Report
Rani Indira Sari, Syntia Nusanti and Mohamad Sidik

Section 9. Pediatrics
Chapter 54. Laser Acupuncture Therapy in Infantile Congenital Laryngomalacia Associated with Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease: A Case Report
Dwi Surya Supriyana and Christina Simadibrata

Chapter 55. Diagnosis of Pediatric Feeding Difficulties: A Serial Case Report
Susyana Tamin, Raden Ayu Anatriera, Elvie Zulka Rachmawati and Luh Karunia Wahyun

Chapter 56. Rare Necrotizing Otitis Externa in a Pediatric Patient with Primary Immunodeficiency Disease: A Case Report
Harim Priyono, R. Ayu Anatriera, Zakiudin M., Hindra Irawan and Trimartani

Chapter 57. Toxocariasis in a 14-Year-Old Boy: A Case Report
Mulya Rahma Karyanti

Chapter 58. A Rare Manifestation of Opercular Syndrome in a Pediatric Patient with Herpes Simplex Encephalitis: A Case Report
Irawan Mangunatmadja, Stephanie Amanda Hatibie and Damayanti Sekarsari

Chapter 59. Rapid Evolution of IgA Nephropathy into Henoch–Schönlein Purpura Nephritis in a Pediatric Patient: A Case Report
Cahyani Gita Ambarsari, Yoshua Martin Luther, Agustina Kadaristiana and Meilania Saraswati

Chapter 60. Autoimmune Hepatitis in Children
Yusra Yusra and Lingnawati Lingnawati

Chapter 61. Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization Technique in a Child  ith Spastic Diplegic Cerebral Palsy: A Case Report
Rizky Kusuma Wardhani

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