Volume 1, Issue 3, September 2021

  • Hemiballism a Case Report and Literature Review

    Claudio Ernesto Muñiz Landeros, Adriana Carlota Cantú Salinas, Ezequiel Enrique Paypa Jabre, Claudio Ernesto Muñiz Rodríguez, Mariana Sánchez Murillo

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 3, September 2021
    Pages: 14-23
    Received: 20 April 2021
    Accepted: 8 May 2021
    Published: 5 November 2021
    DOI: 10.11648/j.reports.20210103.11
    Abstract: The term ballism derives from the Greek word ballistēs which translates as "throw". Ballism is one of the abnormal movements reported in the medical literature, characterized by the involuntary, non-purposeful action of a limb, in a repetitive, sudden, centrifugal way, and when it affects the upper and lower limbs together ipsilaterally in a patien... Show More
  • Cardiovascular and Neurological Complications in a Patient with Diphtheria: About a Case

    Elizabeth Castro, Gabriela Chourio, Larry Pérez, Máximo Quintero

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 3, September 2021
    Pages: 24-27
    Received: 28 August 2021
    Accepted: 17 September 2021
    Published: 10 November 2021
    DOI: 10.11648/j.reports.20210103.12
    Abstract: Diphtheria is an infectious disease, caused by Corynebacterium diphtheriae, which produces an exotoxin, which is responsible for the local clinical manifestations and can lead to complications such as renal tabular necrosis, thrombocytopenia, cardiomyopathy and/or neuropathy. We present the case of a 36-year-old male patient, with no known patholog... Show More