Case/Technical report

Most case reports present one of these topics: Unique features or diagnostic/therapeutic approaches of a disease or injury. An unexpected association between diseases or symptoms. An unexpected event in the course of observing or treating a patient. Findings that shed new light on the pathogenesis of a disease.

A Case report should include new educational material. The report of a rare injury or disease that was easily diagnosed and for which the treatment was obvious is not accepted. The mere fact that a diagnosis was missed when it should have been considered on the basis of the patient's findings is not a reason for publication. Similarly, the report of yet another rare organism or tumor in a previously unsuspected location is seldom accepted for publication.

The published Case Report has no Abstract and no Introduction. It starts with the case story and ends with a Discussion. However, a short abstract is required (for reviewer reasons) in the manuscript you submit.

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