World Journal of Medical Case Reports

Volume 4, Issue 1, March 2023

  • Practices and Factors for Self-Medication with Antibiotics Among Patients and Medical Students in Tunisia: A Cross-Sectional Study

    Mariam Ammar, Mohamed Makhlouf, Soufiene Triki, Nour Ben Amor, Rawia Makni, Takwa Lefi, Khaled Zeghal, Ahmed Hakim, Lobna Ben Mahmoud

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, March 2023
    Pages: 1-8
    Received: 10 November 2022
    Accepted: 25 November 2022
    Published: 9 January 2023
    Abstract: Self-medication with antibiotics (SMA) becomes generally common practice due to multiple factors. This study aimed to identify the prevalence and factors associated with SMA among patients and medical students in Tunisia. A cross-sectional study was conducted between March 2018 and October 2018 on 752 subjects. The sample of this study consisted of... Show More
  • End-Stage Renal Disease, Autoimmune Hepatitis, Alveolar Hemorrhage and ANCA Vasculitis as a Complication of Chronic Hepatitis B Virus: An Unusual Case Report

    Ernestho-Ghoud Indretsy Mahavivola, Soilihi Moustafa Abdou, Vita Odon Anthony, Rajaonarison Ny Ony Narindra Lova Hasina, Ahmad Ahmad, Rakotoarison Ratsaraharimanana Catherine Nicole, Raveloson Nasolotsiry Enintsoa, Vololontiana Hanta Marie Danielle

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, March 2023
    Pages: 9-13
    Received: 31 January 2023
    Accepted: 24 February 2023
    Published: 9 March 2023
    Abstract: Background: End stage renal disease, autoimmune hepatitis and alveolar hemorrhage have rarely been reported as the complications of hepatitis B virus infection that can potentially be triggered by an antibody-mediated vasculitis as a result of a viral infection. The following was a case report detailing a patient presenting with all three of the ab... Show More
  • The Trajectories of Hepato-Biliary Indices Following Exposure to SARS-CoV-2

    Kelachi Thankgod Wala, Collins Amadi, Stephenson Lawson, Emmanuel Mustapha Owamagbe, Nkeiruka Joyce Amadi

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, March 2023
    Pages: 14-21
    Received: 27 March 2023
    Accepted: 12 April 2023
    Published: 24 April 2023
    Abstract: Background: The impact of SARS-CoV-2 on the hepato-biliary system is conflicting within the existing literature. Previous studies on the subject have mostly been documented among Caucasians using retrospectively-acquired data from patients with several confounding variables. Hence, the current study evaluated the trajectories of hepato-biliary bioc... Show More