Case Reports in Internal Medicine

Case Reports in Internal Medicine (CRIM) is a peer-reviewed international journal dedicated to promoting scholarly exchange among teachers and researchers in the field of internal medicine. The journal is published quarterly in both print and online versions by the Sciedu Press. The online version could be browsed and downloaded free of charge.

Authors are encouraged to submit complete, unpublished, original, and full-length articles that are not under review in any other journals. The journal is striving to achieve high quality through double-blind peer review, as specified in Author Guidelines.

CRIM is included in:

To facilitate rapid publication and to minimize administrative costs, the journal accepts Online submission and Email submission. All manuscripts and any supplementary material can be submitted via the journal’s Online Submission and peer-review system or email to For online submission, please create a new account and then follow the instructions given on the screen.

CRIM’s Sections

Case Reports, Case Studies, Reviews.


2018 Q1: Articles Received: 20; Accepted: 11; Rejected: 18; Published: 10; Retracted: 0

2017: Articles Received: 76; Accepted: 53; Rejected: 13; Published: 61; Retracted: 0

2016: Articles Received: 121; Accepted: 66; Rejected: 16; Published: 63; Retracted: 0

2015: Articles Received: 112; Accepted: 57; Rejected: 28; Published: 71; Retracted: 0

2014: Articles Received: 149; Accepted: 79; Rejected: 23; Published: 83; Retracted: 0


What is e-Version FirstTM

e-Version First is a feature offered through our journal platform. It allows PDF version of manuscripts that have been peer reviewed and accepted, to be hosted online prior to their inclusion in a final printed journal. Readers can freely access or cite the article. We aim to publish accepted manuscripts in e-Version First in two week's time after the final draft completed.


Paper Selection and Publication Process

a) Upon receipt of paper submission, the Editor sends an E-mail of confirmation to the corresponding author within 1-3 working days. If you fail to receive this confirmation, your submission/e-mail may be missed. Please contact the Editor in time for that.

b) Peer review. We use double-blind system for peer-review; both reviewers and authors' identities remain anonymous. The paper will be peer-reviewed by three experts; two reviewers from outside and one editor from the journal typically involve in reviewing a submission. The review process may take 2-4 weeks.

c) Notification of the result of review by E-mail.

d) The authors revise paper and pay publication fee (200.00 USD).

e) After publication, the corresponding author will receive the copy of printed journal, free of charge.

f) E-journal in PDF is available on the journal’s webpage, free of charge to download.


The publisher and journal have a policy of “Zero Tolerance on the Plagiarism”. We check the plagiarism issue through two methods: reviewer check and plagiarism prevention tool (

All submissions will be checked by iThenticate before being sent to reviewers.




Acknowledgements to Reviewers

The editors of CRIM would like to thank all of the reviewers who made excellent work and great contribution to our journal in 2017. Without the reviewers' professional knowledge, skill and great help, CRIM could not achieve such high standards. Please accept our heartfelt gratitude and wishes. May joy, peace, and happiness be with you and your entire family always!  
Posted: 2018-01-01

Call for papers


We are calling for papers for Vol. 5, No. 2, if you have the befitting manuscripts related to Internal Medicine, please don't hesitate to submit them to our journal.

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Reviewers Recruitment


We are recruiting reviewers, if you are interested in reviewing submissions for our journal, please send your CV to (The CV should include your current affiliation, education experience, research interests and your published articles).

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Vol 5, No 3 (2018)

Case Reports in Internal Medicine, Vol. 5, No. 3, September 2018, e-Version First TM

Table of Contents


Sylvester Luu, Brian C. Benson, Jonathan W. Schwake
Katherine Dittman, Christopher Jake Williams, Craig Rohan
Linle Hou, Seung Eun Lee, Francis DeMichele, Benedict Osorio, Naresh Nagella
Andrew J. Borrie, Tammy J. Pegg