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Peh WCG, Ng KH
Correspondence: Prof Wilfred CG Peh, email@example.com
A case report is a description of a single case with unique features. This includes a previously-unreported clinical condition, previously-unreported observation of a recognised disease, unique use of imaging or diagnostic test to reveal a disease, previously-unreported treatment in a recognised disease, or previously-unreported complication of a procedure. Case reports should be short and focused, with a limited number of figures and references. The structure of a case report usually comprises a short unstructured (or no) abstract, brief (or no) introduction, succinct but comprehensive report of the case, and to-the-point discussion.
Keywords: case report, medical writing, scientific paper
Singapore Med J 2010; 51(1): 10-14