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Welcome to the World Journal of Clinical Cases

The World Journal of Clinical Cases (WJCC) is a leading academic journal devoted to reporting the latest, cutting-edge research progress and findings of basic research and clinical practice in the field of clinical cases.  It was launched on April 16, 2013 and is published monthly (12 issues annually) by BPG, the world's leading professional clinical medical journal publishing company.

We encourage clinical cases specialists worldwide to submit manuscripts to the WJCC describing their original basic or clinical research findings that are of high academic value and which report new diagnostic techniques or summarize their treatment experiences.

The usual times related to all publication processes of the WJCC are as follows: (1) From manuscript receipt to peer-review: 2-4 weeks; (2) From initial manuscript acceptance, with revisions, to return of the revised manuscript from the authors: 4-5 weeks; (3) From return of the revised manuscript from the authors to final acceptance: 1-2 weeks; (4) From final acceptance to an article in press: 2 days; and (5) From article in press designation to formal release of the electronic version and all online documentation: 2-9 weeks. The WJCC’s acceptance rate: 49%. Submit here >>

2017 Published Issues
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Giuseppe Di Lorenzo, MD,PhD, Professor,Adjunct Professor; Jan Michiels, MD,PhD, N/A,Professor; Sandro Vento, MD, Professor; Shuhei Yoshida, MD,PhD, Assistant Professor


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2307-8960 (online)

Complementary examinations other than neuroimaging and neurosonology in acute stroke  
Adrià Arboix, Víctor Obach, Maria José Sánchez, Joan Massons
World J Clin Cases 5(6):191-202. Published online Jun 16, 2017. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v5.i6.191
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
Observational Study
Vaccinations against respiratory infections in Arabian Gulf countries: Barriers and motivators  
Amani S Alqahtani, Daniah M Bondagji, Abdullah A Alshehari, Mada H Basyouni, Tariq M Alhawassi, Nasser F BinDhim, Harunor Rashid
World J Clin Cases 5(6):212-221. Published online Jun 16, 2017. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v5.i6.212
Case Report
Duodenal gangliocytic paraganglioma with lymph node metastases: A case report and comparative review of 31 cases  
Sahara J Cathcart, Aaron R Sasson, Jessica A Kozel, Jennifer M Oliveto, Quan P Ly
World J Clin Cases 5(6):222-233. Published online Jun 16, 2017. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v5.i6.222
Bilateral renal cortical necrosis associated with smoking synthetic cannabinoids  
Kanaan Mansoor, Ashley Zawodniak, Tibor Nadasdy, Zeid J Khitan
World J Clin Cases 5(6):234-237. Published online Jun 16, 2017. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v5.i6.234
Effect of double platinum agents, combination of miriplatin-transarterial oily chemoembolization and cisplatin-hepatic arterial infusion chemotherapy, in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma: Report of two cases  
Kohei Ogawa, Kenya Kamimura, Yukari Watanabe, Yosuke Motai, Daisuke Kumaki, Ryoya Seki, Akira Sakamaki, Satoshi Abe, Hirokazu Kawai, Takeshi Suda, Satoshi Yamagiwa, Shuji Terai
World J Clin Cases 5(6):238-246. Published online Jun 16, 2017. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v5.i6.238
Immunophenotypic signature of primary glioblastoma multiforme: A case of extended progression free survival  
Puneet Gandhi, Richa Khare, Nitin Garg, Sandeep Sorte
World J Clin Cases 5(6):247-253. Published online Jun 16, 2017. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v5.i6.247
Ileocolic intussusception caused by a lipoma in an adult  
Dong Eun Lee, Jae Young Choe
World J Clin Cases 5(6):254-257. Published online Jun 16, 2017. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v5.i6.254