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World Journal of Clinical Cases (WJCC, World J Clin Cases) is a high-quality, online, open-access, single-blind peer-reviewed journal published by the Baishideng Publishing Group. WJCC accepts both solicited and unsolicited manuscripts. Articles published in WJCC are high-quality, clinical, influential research articles by established academic authors as well as new researchers. The paramount objective of WJCC is to showcase and promote distinguished research in the field of clinical medicine, to help advance development of this field. The types of articles published in WJCC include Editorial, Opinion Review, Frontier, Review, Minireview, Clinical Research, Systematic Review, Meta-analysis, Evidence-based Medicine, Field of Vision, Clinical Guidelines, Letter to the Editor, and Case Report. Submit here >>

2019 Published Issues
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  • Dennis A Bloomfield, FACC, FACP, FRACP, FRCP (Hon), MD, MRCP, Professor, (E-mail: dbloomfield@rumcsi.org) Clinical Research, Richmond University Medical Center, New York, NY 10310, United States
  • Bao-Gan Peng, MD, PhD, Chief Doctor, Professor, (E-mail:pengbaogan@163.com) Department of Spinal Surgery, General Hospital of Armed Police Force, Beijing 100039, China
  • Sandro Vento, MD, Dean, Full Professor, (E-mail: svento@puthisastra.edu.kh) Faculty of Medicine, University of Puthisastra, Phnom Penh , Cambodia
The WJCC is now abstracted and indexed in PubMed, PubMed Central, Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE, also known as SciSearch®), Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition, Current Contents®/Clinical Medicine, China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI), China Science and Technology Journal Database (CSTJ), and Superstar Journals Database.
Journal Metrics
The 2019 Edition of Journal Citation Reports cites the 2018 impact factor for WJCC as 1.153 (5-year impact factor: N/A), ranking WJCC as 99 among 160 journals in Medicine, General and Internal (quartile in category Q3).
2307-8960 (online)
Multifocal G1-G2 gastric neuroendocrine tumors: Differentiating between Type I, II and III, a clinicopathologic review 
Khaled Algashaamy, Monica Garcia-Buitrago 
World J Clin Cases 7(17):2413-2419. Published online Sep 6, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i17.2413
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
Case Control Study
Dietary manipulation and testosterone replacement therapy may explain changes in body composition after spinal cord injury: A retrospective case report 
Ashraf S Gorgey, Robert M Lester, Mina P Ghatas, Sakita N Sistrun, Timothy Lavis 
World J Clin Cases 7(17):2427-2437. Published online Sep 6, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i17.2427
Retrospective Study
Risk factors, clinical features, and short-term prognosis of spontaneous fungal peritonitis in cirrhosis: A matched case-control study 
Chun-Hong Huang, Lan-Tian Pang, Li-Chen Xu, Tian-Tian Ge, Qiao-Mai Xu, Zhi Chen 
World J Clin Cases 7(17):2438-2449. Published online Sep 6, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i17.2438
Incidence of portal vein thrombosis after splenectomy and its influence on transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt stent patency 
Fang Dong, Shi-Hua Luo, Li-Juan Zheng, Jian-Guo Chu, He Huang, Xue-Qiang Zhang, Ke-Chun Yao 
World J Clin Cases 7(17):2450-2462. Published online Sep 6, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i17.2450
Observational Study
Multiplex gene expression profile in inflamed mucosa of patients with Crohn’s disease ileal localization: A pilot study 
Francesco Giudici, Letizia Lombardelli, Edda Russo, Tiziana Cavalli, Daniela Zambonin, Federica Logiodice, Ornela Kullolli, Lamberto Giusti, Tatiana Bargellini, Marilena Fazi, Livia Biancone, Stefano Scaringi, Ann Maria Clemente, Eloisa Perissi, Giovanni Delfino, Maria G Torcia, Ferdinando Ficari, Francesco Tonelli, Marie-Pierre Piccinni, Cecilia Malentacchi 
World J Clin Cases 7(17):2463-2476. Published online Sep 6, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i17.2463
Prospective Study
Analysis of the postoperative hemostatic profile of colorectal cancer patients subjected to liver metastasis resection surgery 
Guillermo Perez Navarro, Ana Maria Pascual Bellosta, Sonia María Ortega Lucea, Mario Serradilla Martín, Jose Manuel Ramirez Rodriguez, Javier Martinez Ubieto 
World J Clin Cases 7(17):2477-2486. Published online Sep 6, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i17.2477
Systematic Review
Systematic review of ablative therapy for the treatment of renal allograft neoplasms 
Evaldo Favi, Nicholas Raison, Federico Ambrogi, Serena Delbue, Maria Chiara Clementi, Luca Lamperti, Marta Perego, Matteo Bischeri, Mariano Ferraresso 
World J Clin Cases 7(17):2487-2504. Published online Sep 6, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i17.2487
Case Report
Subcutaneous sarcoidosis of the upper and lower extremities: A case report and review of the literature 
Raman Mehrzad, Julia Festa, Reena Bhatt 
World J Clin Cases 7(17):2505-2512. Published online Sep 6, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i17.2505
Atypical cutaneous lesions in advanced-stage Hodgkin lymphoma: A case report 
Fulvio Massaro, Angela Ferrari, Enrico Zendri, Magda Zanelli, Francesco Merli 
World J Clin Cases 7(17):2513-2518. Published online Sep 6, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i17.2513
Characteristics of multiple nodules in a patient with pulmonary Langerhans cell histiocytosis: A case report 
Nobuhiro Kanaji, Yoshimasa Tokunaga, Ryou Ishikawa, Naoki Watanabe, Norimitsu Kadowaki 
World J Clin Cases 7(17):2519-2525. Published online Sep 6, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i17.2519
Impact of continuous local lavage on pancreatic juice-related postoperative complications: Three case reports 
Tomohide Hori, Kohei Ogawa, Hidekazu Yamamoto, Hideki Harada, Kazuyoshi Matsumura, Michihiro Yamamoto, Masahiro Yamada, Takefumi Yazawa, Katsutoshi Kuriyama, Masaki Tani, Daiki Yasukawa, Yasuyuki Kamada, Yuki Aisu, Ryotaro Tani, Ryuhei Aoyama, Shinnosuke Nakayama, Yudai Sasaki, Koki Nishimoto, Masazumi Zaima 
World J Clin Cases 7(17):2526-2535. Published online Sep 6, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i17.2526
Adult intussusception caused by colonic anisakis: A case report 
Youn I Choi, Dong Kyun Park, Hyun Yee Cho, Seung Joon Choi, Jun-Won Chung, Kyung Oh Kim, Kwang An Kwon, Yoon Jae Kim 
World J Clin Cases 7(17):2536-2541. Published online Sep 6, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i17.2536
Robotic-assisted resection of ovarian tumors in children: A case report 
Xiao-Xiao Xie, Ning Wang, Zi-Hao Wang, Yue-Yue Zhu, Jing-Ru Wang, Xian-Qiang Wang 
World J Clin Cases 7(17):2542-2548. Published online Sep 6, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i17.2542
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
Severe serous cavity bleeding caused by acquired factor V deficiency associated with lymphatic leakage in a hemodialysis patient: A case report 
Wen-Bo Zhao, Yan-Ru Chen, Dan Luo, Hong-Chun Lin, Bing Long, Zhen-Yu Wu, Hui Peng 
World J Clin Cases 7(17):2556-2561. Published online Sep 6, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i17.2556
Supermicrosurgery in fingertip defects-split tibial flap of the second toe to reconstruct multiple fingertip defects: A case report 
Ke-Lie Wang, Zi-Qing Zhang, Joseph A Buckwalter, Yi Yang 
World J Clin Cases 7(17):2562-2566. Published online Sep 6, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i17.2562
Ultrasound-guided fascia iliaca compartment block combined with general anesthesia for amputation in an acute myocardial infarction patient after percutaneous coronary intervention: A case report 
Chen Ling, Xing-Qing Liu, Yi-Qun Li, Xian-Jie Wen, Xu-Dong Hu, Kai Yang 
World J Clin Cases 7(17):2567-2572. Published online Sep 6, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i17.2567
Rare spontaneous intrahepatic portosystemic shunt in hepatitis B-induced cirrhosis: A case report 
You-Wen Tan, Jian-Hui Sheng, Hui-Ying Tan, Li Sun, Yu-Mei Yin 
World J Clin Cases 7(17):2573-2579. Published online Sep 6, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i17.2573
Imaging of mixed epithelial and stromal tumor of the kidney: A case report and review of the literature 
Jing Ye, Qing Xu, Jing Zheng, Shou-An Wang, Ya-Wei Wu, Jun-Hui Cai, Hu Yuan 
World J Clin Cases 7(17):2580-2586. Published online Sep 6, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i17.2580
Allogenic tooth transplantation using 3D printing: A case report and review of the literature 
Hu-Di Xu, Richard J Miron, Xiao-Xin Zhang, Yu-Feng Zhang 
World J Clin Cases 7(17):2587-2596. Published online Sep 6, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i17.2587
Fecal microbiota transplantation as an effective initial therapy for pancreatitis complicated with severe Clostridium difficile infection: A case report 
Yang Hu, Hai-Ying Xiao, Cong He, Nong-Hua Lv, Liang Zhu 
World J Clin Cases 7(17):2597-2604. Published online Sep 6, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i17.2597
Organ-associated pseudosarcomatous myofibroblastic proliferation with ossification in the lower pole of the kidney mimicking renal pelvic carcinoma: A case report 
Tian-Yuan Zhai, Bin-Jie Luo, Zhan-Kui Jia, Zheng-Guo Zhang, Xiang Li, Hao Li, Jin-Jian Yang 
World J Clin Cases 7(17):2605-2610. Published online Sep 6, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i17.2605
Treating aplasia cutis congenita in a newborn with the combination of ionic silver dressing and moist exposed burn ointment: A case report 
Guo-Feng Lei, Jun-Ping Zhang, Xiao-Bing Wang, Xiao-Li You, Jin-Ya Gao, Xiao-Mei Li, Mei-Ling Chen, Xiu-Qin Ning, Jiang-Li Sun 
World J Clin Cases 7(17):2611-2616. Published online Sep 6, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i17.2611
Cause of postprandial vomiting - a giant retroperitoneal ganglioneuroma enclosing large blood vessels: A case report 
Xue Zheng, Li Luo, Fu-Gang Han 
World J Clin Cases 7(17):2617-2622. Published online Sep 6, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i17.2617
Carcinoma ex pleomorphic adenoma of the trachea: A case report 
Heng-Xing Gao, Quan Li, Wen-Li Chang, Ya-Long Zhang, Xiao-Zhi Wang, Xue-Xue Zou 
World J Clin Cases 7(17):2623-2629. Published online Sep 6, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i17.2623
Wilson disease associated with immune thrombocytopenia: A case report and review of the literature 
Tian-Jiao Ma, Gui-Lian Sun, Fang Yao, Zhi-Liang Yang 
World J Clin Cases 7(17):2630-2636. Published online Sep 6, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i17.2630
Calcifying fibrous tumor of the mediastinum: A case report 
Dian-Jun Qi, Qing-Fu Zhang 
World J Clin Cases 7(17):2637-2643. Published online Sep 6, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i17.2637
Brachiocephalic artery stenting through the carotid artery: A case report and review of the literature 
Fang Xu, Feng Wang, Yong-Sheng Liu 
World J Clin Cases 7(17):2644-2651. Published online Sep 6, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i17.2644
An extremely rare pedunculated lipoma of the hypopharynx: A case report 
Qiang Sun, Chun-Lin Zhang, Zhao-Hui Liu 
World J Clin Cases 7(17):2652-2657. Published online Sep 6, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i17.2652