Aims & Scope

Journal of College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan Case Reports is a peer-reviewed online-only journal by the College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan (CPSP). The journal publishes original case reports in all fields of Medical Sciences. The purpose of JCPSP Case Reports is to provide clinicians and researchers, in particular postgraduate trainees and fellows of CPSP, a forum to publish their unique experiences to a wide readership for the advancement of clinical acumen.

Latest Articles
Volume 1 | Year 2023
Launch of a New JCPSP Companion Journal Dedicated to Case Reports

By Khalid Masud Gondal

Unilateral Retinal Pigment Epithelium Dysgenesis - The First Case in Pakistan

By Hina Qazi, M. A. Rehman Siddiqui

ABSTRACT Unilateral retinal pigment epithelium dysgenesis (URPED) is one of the exceedingly rare conditions of the retina. Herein, the first case of URPED in Pakistan is reported in a 33-year male who presented with a uniocular decrease in vision in his right eye. His general, ophthalmic, and family...

Accidental Finding of a Toothpick in the Gallbladder during Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy for Symptomatic Gallstones

By Muhammad Imran, Saba Choudhry, Ali Raza Arshad, Najam ul Haq, Muhammad Taimur

ABSTRACT Presence of foreign bodies in gallbladder are a rare occurrence. Most of these are ingested accidentally and passed through the gastrointestinal tract without causing any harm. However, a few complications are noted in the literature. The authors report a case of 36-year female who underwen...

Blurred Vision as a Presenting Feature of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: Blurred Vision, Blurred Diagnosis

By Taqdees Khaliq, Shoaib Amin, Sadaf Nasir, Sarah Azam Shah

ABSTRACT Benign/idiopathic intracranial hypertension is a diagnosis of exclusion in patients presenting with headache, particularly in young female patients. It is one of the rarest neuropsychiatric manifestations of systemic lupus erythematosus and only a few cases are described in the literature w...

Brucellosis as a Cause of Unilateral Sacroiliitis in a Haemodialysis Patient

By Saad Saleem, Taqdees Khaliq, Junaid Ismail, Benish Adil

ABSTRACT Brucellosis is a zoonotic disease with multiorgan involvement. Though endemic in South Asia including Pakistan, its diagnosis is often delayed because of unawareness. Herein, a case is presented of a male patient who was previously admitted and treated for culture-negative infective endocar...

Unusual Presentation of a Rare Coronary Disease with Unexpected Complications: Giants with Mass Effect

By Kanwal Rehana, Muhammad Waleed, Nadia Khattak

ABSTRACT Coronary artery aneurysms (CAAs) are very rare findings in patients undergoing CT coronary angiography (CTCA) for suspected ischemic heart disease (IHD). CAAs involving more than one coronary artery are even rarer. We, herein, report a case of incidental finding of giant CAAs (GCAAs) that a...

Acute Intestinal Obstruction due to Ileo-Ileal Knotting Secondary to Meckel's Diverticulum

By Hamza Iqbal

ABSTRACT Meckel's diverticulum is the most common congenital anomaly of the gastrointestinal tract. It is relatively rare and tends to be benign in adulthood. Complications may lead to symptoms of intestinal obstruction, ulceration, bleeding, or perforation. Here, a case of acute intestinal obst...

Urrets-Zavalia Syndrome Following Penetrating Keratoplasty in a Case of Macular Corneal Dystrophy

By Muhammad Saad Aziz, Khawaja Khalid Shoaib, Ahsan Mehmood, Muhammad Awaid Abid

ABSTRACT This article presents a case of Urrets-Zavalia Syndrome (UZS), a rare complication following an uneventful penetrating keratoplasty (PKP) carried out for macular corneal dystrophy (MCD) in a 23-year-old patient in a tertiary care hospital. The patient exhibited peripheral anterior synechiae...

Retiform Sertoli-Leydig Cell Ovarian Tumour Presenting with Psammoma Bodies: A Rare Case Report

By Cem Yagmur Ozdemir, Mariam Chkhikvadze, Nayif Cicekli, Dagistan Tolga Arioz, Gulsum Seyma Yalcin

ABSTRACT Sertoli-Leydig cell tumours (SLCT) are rare sex cord-stromal neoplasms accounting for less than 0.2% of all ovarian tumours. We report a case of a patient who was operated due to a solid-cystic mass in the lower abdomen and the pathology report confirmed retiform variant of SLCT. A 24-...

Severe Cholestatic Jaundice Associated with Hyperthyroidism Treated with Methimazole

By Xiaoqiang Liu, Boming Xu, Yilin Zeng, Peizhong Chen, Yubin Wang

ABSTRACT We present a case of a 43-year female patient with hyperthyroidism who developed severe jaundice. Although liver dysfunction is frequent in hyperthyroidism, jaundice is typically mild. In this case, the patient presented with severe jaundice, which could be a consequence of cholestasis indu...

Concurrent Medulloblastoma and Ependymoma in a Single Patient: A Rare Illustrative Case

By Caglar Turk, Umut Tan Sevgi, Sumeyye Ekmekci, Mahmut Camlar

ABSTRACT Simultaneous detection of two different primary brain tumours such as medulloblastoma and ependymoma, which develop from different types of cells of the central nervous system, in a single patient is a highly rare occurrence. In this article, we present a case in which these two primary bra...

Perioperative Anaesthesia Management of a Paediatric Patient with a Giant Facial Tumour: A Case Report

By Durriya Raza, Umair Aftab Baig

ABSTRACT General anaesthesia administration in paediatric patients is a challenging task to begin with. It can be further complicated when a patient presents with large facial tumour distorting the anatomical structures, reducing mouth opening (two-finger breadth), and a Mallampati score of 4. We re...

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