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High impact papers are those to which special attention is paid by experts in the given field, with a large number of visitors, frequent downloads and higher citation rates. The research must be creative, with high academic standards and have a wide influence, if it is to become a high impact paper. They are ranked by the number of downloads.
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Clinical variants of pityriasis rosea  
Francisco Urbina, Anupam Das, Emilio Sudy 
World J Clin Cases 5(6):203-211. Published online Jun 16, 2017. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v5.i6.203
Gangrenous cholecystitis: A silent but potential fatal disease in patients with diabetic neuropathy. A case report  
Melorin Mehrzad, Charles C Jehle, Lauren O Roussel, Raman Mehrzad 
World J Clin Cases 6(15):1007-1011. Published online Dec 6, 2018. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v6.i15.1007
Update on global epidemiology of viral hepatitis and preventive strategies  
Meryem Jefferies, Bisma Rauff, Harunor Rashid, Thao Lam, Shafquat Rafiq 
World J Clin Cases 6(13):589-599. Published online Nov 6, 2018. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v6.i13.589
Fear of missing out: A brief overview of origin, theoretical underpinnings and relationship with mental health  
Mayank Gupta, Aditya Sharma 
World J Clin Cases 9(19):4881-4889. Published online Jul 6, 2021. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v9.i19.4881
Postpartum pubic symphysis diastasis-conservative and surgical treatment methods, incidence of complications: Two case reports and a review of the literature  
Kristina Norvilaite, Monika Kezeviciute, Diana Ramasauskaite, Audrone Arlauskiene, Daiva Bartkeviciene, Valentinas Uvarovas 
World J Clin Cases 8(1):110-119. Published online Jan 6, 2020. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v8.i1.110
Treatment of Helicobacter pylori infection: Current and future insights  
Maliheh Safavi, Reyhaneh Sabourian, Alireza Foroumadi 
World J Clin Cases 4(1):5-19. Published online Jan 16, 2016. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v4.i1.5
Stability and infectivity of coronaviruses in inanimate environments  
Shi-Yan Ren, Wen-Biao Wang, Ya-Guang Hao, Hao-Ran Zhang, Zhi-Chao Wang, Ye-Lin Chen, Rong-Ding Gao 
World J Clin Cases 8(8):1391-1399. Published online Apr 26, 2020. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v8.i8.1391
Implant biomaterials: A comprehensive review  
Monika Saini, Yashpal Singh, Pooja Arora, Vipin Arora, Krati Jain 
World J Clin Cases 3(1):52-57. Published online Jan 16, 2015. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v3.i1.52
Fear can be more harmful than the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 in controlling the corona virus disease 2019 epidemic  
Shi-Yan Ren, Rong-Ding Gao, Ye-Lin Chen 
World J Clin Cases 8(4):652-657. Published online Feb 26, 2020. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v8.i4.652
Immune checkpoint inhibitor-induced colitis: A comprehensive review  
Aniruddh Som, Rohan Mandaliya, Dana Alsaadi, Maham Farshidpour, Aline Charabaty, Nidhi Malhotra, Mark C Mattar 
World J Clin Cases 7(4):405-418. Published online Feb 26, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i4.405
Zinc: Role in the management of diarrhea and cholera  
M Imran Qadir, Arfa Arshad, Bashir Ahmad 
World J Clin Cases 1(4):140-142. Published online Jul 16, 2013. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v1.i4.140
Long-term stabilization of stage 4 colon cancer using sodium dichloroacetate therapy  
Akbar Khan, Douglas Andrews, Anneke C Blackburn 
World J Clin Cases 4(10):336-343. Published online Oct 16, 2016. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v4.i10.336
Current guidelines for Helicobacter pylori treatment in East Asia 2022: Differences among China, Japan, and South Korea  
Jun-Hyung Cho, So-Young Jin 
World J Clin Cases 10(19):6349-6359. Published online Jul 6, 2022. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v10.i19.6349
Evaluation and management of acute pancreatitis  
Ahmed T Chatila, Mohammad Bilal, Praveen Guturu 
World J Clin Cases 7(9):1006-1020. Published online May 6, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i9.1006
Tick-borne encephalitis: A review of epidemiology, clinical characteristics, and management  
Petra Bogovic, Franc Strle 
World J Clin Cases 3(5):430-441. Published online May 16, 2015. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v3.i5.430
Omicron variant (B.1.1.529) of SARS-CoV-2: Mutation, infectivity, transmission, and vaccine resistance  
Shi-Yan Ren, Wen-Biao Wang, Rong-Ding Gao, Ai-Mei Zhou 
World J Clin Cases 10(1):1-11. Published online Jan 7, 2022. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v10.i1.1
Endoscopic ear surgery: A case series and first United Kingdom experience  
Hala Kanona, Jagdeep Singh Virk, Anthony Owa 
World J Clin Cases 3(3):310-317. Published online Mar 16, 2015. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v3.i3.310
High serum lactate dehydrogenase and dyspnea: Positive predictors of adverse outcome in critical COVID-19 patients in Yichang  
Xiao-Ting Lv, Yong-Ping Zhu, Ai-Guo Cheng, Yong-Xu Jin, Hai-Bo Ding, Cai-Yun Wang, Shu-Yu Zhang, Gong-Ping Chen, Qing-Quan Chen, Qi-Cai Liu 
World J Clin Cases 8(22):5535-5546. Published online Nov 26, 2020. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v8.i22.5535
Intracranial pressure monitoring: Gold standard and recent innovations  
Deb Sanjay Nag, Seelora Sahu, Amlan Swain, Shashi Kant 
World J Clin Cases 7(13):1535-1553. Published online Jul 6, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i13.1535
Nutrition management in acute pancreatitis: Clinical practice consideration  
Narisorn Lakananurak, Leah Gramlich 
World J Clin Cases 8(9):1561-1573. Published online May 6, 2020. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v8.i9.1561
Paradoxical relationship between proton pump inhibitors and COVID-19: A systematic review and meta-analysis  
Maddalena Zippi, Sirio Fiorino, Roberta Budriesi, Matteo Micucci, Ivan Corazza, Roberta Pica, Dario de Biase, Claudio Giuseppe Gallo, Wandong Hong 
World J Clin Cases 9(12):2763-2777. Published online Apr 26, 2021. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v9.i12.2763
Pedunculated colonic lipoma prolapsing through the anus  
Omar M Ghanem, Julia Slater, Puneet Singh, Richard F Heitmiller, Joseph D DiRocco 
World J Clin Cases 3(5):457-461. Published online May 16, 2015. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v3.i5.457
Treatment of sepsis: What is the antibiotic choice in bacteremia due to carbapenem resistant Enterobacteriaceae?  
Fatema Alhashem, Nicolette Leonie Tiren-Verbeet, Emine Alp, Mehmet Doganay 
World J Clin Cases 5(8):324-332. Published online Aug 16, 2017. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v5.i8.324
Antimicrobial resistance in Acinetobacter baumannii: From bench to bedside  
Ming-Feng Lin, Chung-Yu Lan 
World J Clin Cases 2(12):787-814. Published online Dec 16, 2014. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v2.i12.787
Strategies and challenges in the treatment of chronic venous leg ulcers  
Shi-Yan Ren, Yong-Sheng Liu, Guo-Jian Zhu, Meng Liu, Shao-Hui Shi, Xiao-Dong Ren, Ya-Guang Hao, Rong-Ding Gao 
World J Clin Cases 8(21):5070-5085. Published online Nov 6, 2020. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v8.i21.5070
Diabetes mellitus and electrolyte disorders  
George Liamis, Evangelos Liberopoulos, Fotios Barkas, Moses Elisaf 
World J Clin Cases 2(10):488-496. Published online Oct 16, 2014. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v2.i10.488
Early ultrasound diagnosis of conjoined twins at eight weeks of pregnancy: A case report   
Xiao-Wen Liang, Yong-Yi Cai, Yao-Zhang Yang, Zhi-Yi Chen 
World J Clin Cases 8(21):5389-5393. Published online Nov 6, 2020. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v8.i21.5389
Major depressive disorder: Validated treatments and future challenges  
Rabie Karrouri, Zakaria Hammani, Roukaya Benjelloun, Yassine Otheman 
World J Clin Cases 9(31):9350-9367. Published online Nov 6, 2021. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v9.i31.9350
Left armpit subcutaneous metastasis of gastric cancer: A case report  
Feng-Jun He, Peng Zhang, Mo-Jin Wang, Yi Chen, Wen Zhuang 
World J Clin Cases 7(23):4137-4143. Published online Dec 6, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i23.4137
Clinical and diagnostic aspects of gluten related disorders  
Francesco Tovoli, Chiara Masi, Elena Guidetti, Giulia Negrini, Paola Paterini, Luigi Bolondi 
World J Clin Cases 3(3):275-284. Published online Mar 16, 2015. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v3.i3.275
Intrauterine cystic adenomyosis: Report of two cases  
Yan-Yan Fan, Yi-Nan Liu, Jia Li, Yan Fu 
World J Clin Cases 7(5):676-683. Published online Mar 6, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i5.676
Probiotic mixture VSL#3: An overview of basic and clinical studies in chronic diseases  
Fang-Shu Cheng, Dan Pan, Bing Chang, Min Jiang, Li-Xuan Sang 
World J Clin Cases 8(8):1361-1384. Published online Apr 26, 2020. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v8.i8.1361
Endodontic management of the maxillary first molars with two root canals: A case report and review of the literature  
Jie Liu, Ke-Hua Que, Zuo-Hui Xiao, Wen Wen 
World J Clin Cases 7(1):79-88. Published online Jan 6, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i1.79
Treatment of laryngopharyngeal reflux disease: A systematic review  
Jerome R Lechien, Francois Mouawad, Maria R Barillari, Andrea Nacci, Seyyedeh Maryam Khoddami, Necati Enver, Sampath Kumar Raghunandhan, Christian Calvo-Henriquez, Young-Gyu Eun, Sven Saussez 
World J Clin Cases 7(19):2995-3011. Published online Oct 6, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i19.2995
Suicide attempt using potassium tablets for congenital chloride diarrhea: A case report  
Shigeo Iijima 
World J Clin Cases 8(8):1463-1470. Published online Apr 26, 2020. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v8.i8.1463
Unexplained elevation of erythrocyte sedimentation rate in a patient recovering from COVID-19: A case report  
Sheng-Lan Pu, Xiang-Yan Zhang, Dai-Shun Liu, Ba-Ning Ye, Jian-Quan Li 
World J Clin Cases 9(6):1394-1401. Published online Feb 26, 2021. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v9.i6.1394
Rare case of fecal impaction caused by a fecalith originating in a large colonic diverticulum: A case report  
Hiroki Tanabe, Kazuyuki Tanaka, Mitsuru Goto, Tomonobu Sato, Keisuke Sato, Mikihiro Fujiya, Toshikatsu Okumura 
World J Clin Cases 9(2):416-421. Published online Jan 16, 2021. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v9.i2.416
Cytopathologic diagnosis of fine needle aspiration biopsies of thyroid nodules  
Evangelos P Misiakos, Niki Margari, Christos Meristoudis, Nickolas Machairas, Dimitrios Schizas, Konstantinos Petropoulos, Aris Spathis, Petros Karakitsos, Anastasios Machairas 
World J Clin Cases 4(2):38-48. Published online Feb 16, 2016. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v4.i2.38
Synovial sarcoma in the plantar region: A case report and literature review  
Jie Gao, Yu-Song Yuan, Ting Liu, Hao-Run Lv, Hai-Lin Xu 
World Journal of Clinical Cases 7(17):2549-2555. Published online Sep 6, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i17.2549
Giant cell arteritis: Current treatment and management  
Cristina Ponte, Ana Filipa Rodrigues, Lorraine O’Neill, Raashid Ahmed Luqmani 
World J Clin Cases 3(6):484-494. Published online Jun 16, 2015. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v3.i6.484
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and comorbidity: A review of literature  
Sundar Gnanavel, Pawan Sharma, Pulkit Kaushal, Sharafat Hussain 
World J Clin Cases 7(17):2420-2426. Published online Sep 6, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i17.2420
Successful management of a tooth with endodontic-periodontal lesion: A case report  
Hamed Alshawwa, Jia-Feng Wang, Min Liu, Shu-Fen Sun 
World J Clin Cases 8(20):5049-5056. Published online Oct 26, 2020. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v8.i20.5049
Mystery behind labial and oral melanotic macules: Clinical, dermoscopic and pathological aspects of Laugier-Hunziker syndrome  
Ning Duan, Yang-Heng Zhang, Wen-Mei Wang, Xiang Wang 
World J Clin Cases 6(10):322-334. Published online Sep 26, 2018. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v6.i10.322
Hair regrowth following fecal microbiota transplantation in an elderly patient with alopecia areata: A case report and review of the literature  
Wen-Rui Xie, Xiao-Ya Yang, Harry Hua-Xiang Xia, Li-Hao Wu, Xing-Xiang He 
World J Clin Cases 7(19):3074-3081. Published online Oct 6, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i19.3074
Helicobacter pylori may be an initiating factor in newly diagnosed ulcerative colitis patients: A pilot study  
Loai Mansour, Ferial El-Kalla, Abdelrahman Kobtan, Sherief Abd-Elsalam, Mohamed Yousef, Samah Soliman, Lobna Abo Ali, Walaa Elkhalawany, Ibrahim Amer, Heba Harras, Maha M Hagras, Mohamed Elhendawy 
World J Clin Cases 6(13):641-649. Published online Nov 6, 2018. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v6.i13.641