What is case report?

Abdel-Hady El-Gilany*

Address: Abdel-Hady El-Gilany, Professor of Public Health & Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Mansoura University, Egypt.


This is the first part of a series on case reports. It is a mini review that highlights the definition, types, importance, design, limitations and ethical considerations of case report. This will help junior researchers to comprehend what is the case report as a type of research.