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Falahi Ebrahim E Nutrition Health Research Center, Lorestan University of Medical Sciences, Khorramabad, Iran. Electronic address: - - 2013
There are three definitions belong to metabolic syndrome (MetS). These definitions have some differences that make some problem for MetS diagnosis criteria. So a new diagnosis marker can help to MetS diagnosis. The aim of this study was the assess of serum levels of leptin, total adiponectin, high molecular weight ...
Hong Young Joon - - 2012
We assessed the plaque characteristics and postpercutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) outcome according to the remodeling pattern (positive remodeling [PR], n = 113; and intermediate/negative remodeling [IR/NR], n = 198) in 311 saphenous vein graft lesions using intravascular ultrasound. The remodeling index was the ratio of the lesion site saphenous vein ...
Apalla Zoe - - 2012
Involvement of tongue during the course of lichen sclerosus is extremely rare, with only five - to our knowledge - described cases in the English literature. We present clinical and dermoscopic findings of a female patient who concomitantly developed genital, skin and oral lesions of lichen sclerosus. Tongue involvement consisted ...
Revelles Juan M - - 2012
ABSTRACT:: Pseudoxanthoma elasticum (PXE)-like papillary dermal elastolysis is a rare disorder clinically characterized by multiple, asymptomatic nonfollicular papules, yellow or flesh colored, grouped to form plaques with cobblestone appearance. These plaques are arranged symmetrically on the neck and supraclavicular areas of adult or elderly women, closely resembling the lesions of ...
Turhan Ä°yidir Ozlem - - 2012
Thyroid gland is among the many organs that could be infiltrated in systemic amyloidosis. However, diffuse infiltration of the thyroid gland secondary to systemic amyloidosis associated with Familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) is rare. Here, we present a 49-year-old woman diagnosed with FMF and systemic amyloidosis, who had a large goiter ...
Arora Arundeep - - 2012
Erdheim-Chester disease (ECD) is an exceedingly rare, disseminated non-Langerhan cell histiocytosis with multisystem involvement, having characteristic sclerotic skeletal lesions. We present an unusual case primarily manifesting as an extensive orbital disease, with low-grade systemic involvement. Owing to its rarity and therefore lack of general awareness it remains a difficult clinical ...
Mohindra Sandeep - - 2012
Only 1.8-3.2% of all meningiomas are located at foramen magnum (FM). As these tumours are indolent, there occurs a long interval between onset of symptoms and diagnosis. This diagnostic delay may get accentuated, if unusual clinical features or radiological features are seen. The authors present two cases of FM meningiomas, ...
Parkash Om - - 2012
A 49 years old lady presented with low-grade fever (99-100°F) for 2 years. During this time she was extensively workedup for pyrexia of unknown origin but no diagnosis could be established. Her Initial blood work-up was all negative except high alkaline phosphatase and gamma GT (374 IU and 195 IU ...
Butler Daniel - - 2012
To examine the specificity of dementia coding in large populations. Retrospective cohort and chart review study of dementia diagnosis. U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) New England healthcare system. Veterans aged 50 and older given outpatient visit codes for dementia between January 1, 2000, and December 31, 2009. The frequency ...
Al-Azri Abdul Rahman S - - 2012
Sarcoidosis is a common multi-system disease characterized histolopathologically by the formation of non-caseating granulomas in the affected tissues. The oral involvement of sarcoidosis is relatively rare with less than 70 reported cases in literature while an oral lesion as the initial presenting sign is even less common. Oral lesions of ...
Dispenzieri Angela - - 2012
Immunoglobulin light chain (AL) amyloidosis is the most common acquired systemic amyloidoses. Its presentation is often insidious and progressive, which may delay diagnosis. The interval between first symptoms and actual diagnosis along the intrinsic heterogeneity of tissue tropism create a wide spectrum of presentations, both in terms of scope and ...
Vijaya B - - 2012
Background: Primary localized cutaneous amyloidosis (PCA) is a relatively rare condition characterized by amyloid deposition in dermis without systemic involvement. Although, histopathological examination of the lesion reveals amorphous eosinophilic deposits in papillary dermis examination of congo red stained slides under polarized light will give definitive diagnosis Aims: To study the ...
Nichtweiß M - - 2012
While the diagnosis of vascular dementia rests on established radiomorphological criteria, the term vascular cognitive impairment hitherto is less clear cut and hence the interpretation of white matter changes (WMC) widely held to be caused by vascular disease is pivotal. Part one of this review deals with the description of ...
Giri Prabhas Prasun - - 2012
Infantile systemic hyalinosis is a rare disorder characterized by widespread deposition of hyaline. They usually present with skin lesions, joint contractures, and intractable diarrhea. We report a 2 year 4 month old boy with growth retardation, typical facial appearance, gingival enlargement, generalized stiff skin, joint contractures, and intermittent diarrhea. Skin ...
Masztalewicz Marta - - 2012
The only method giving the possibility of a thorough assessment of plaques instability, is a histologic examination. Three plaques categories were distinguished: unstable, potentially unstable and stable. The distribution of particular types of plaques was similar in symptomatic and asymptomatic patients. Over three quarters of lesions which could correspond to ...
Fradley Michael G - - 2012
Multiple precursor proteins have been shown to cause cardiac amyloidosis. The most common forms are due either to immunoglobulin light chains or to transthyretin proteins (either wild-type or mutant forms). Correct subclassification of the amyloid is paramount because treatment differs in accordance with the type of amyloidosis. Indirect diagnostic methods, ...
Kamata Tsugumasa T Endoscopy Division, National Cancer Center Hospital, 5-1-1 Tsukiji, Chuo-ku, Tokyo, 104-0045, Japan. - - 2012
Amyloidosis most often manifests as a systemic involvement of multiple tissues and organs, and an amyloidal deposit confined to the stomach is extremely rare. It is sometimes difficult to provide a definitive diagnosis of localized gastric amyloidosis by biopsy specimen and diagnosis of amyloidosis in some cases has been finalized ...
Yasar Sirin - - 2011
Bullous morphea is a rare form of morphea characterized with bullae on or around atrophic morphea plaques. Whereas lichen sclerosus et atrophicus (LSA) is a disease the etiology of which is not fully known, and which is characterized with sclerosis. Coexistence of morphea and LSA has been identified in some ...
Vyas Monika M Department of Pathology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Parel, Mumbai, - - 2011
Reports of sclerosing angiomatoid transformation (SANT) in the pediatric age group are rare. We present a case of SANT in an 11-year-old child with a history of trauma presenting with rapidly growing splenic lesion since 2 months. A partial splenectomy revealed a well-demarcated nodular lesion 5 × 4 × 4 ...
Hasegawa Shin - - 2011
Sessile serrated adenoma (SSA) is a proposed precursor of colorectal carcinogenesis. This study aimed to analyze the potential of endoscopy to discriminate SSA from other serrated lesions, specifically traditional serrated adenoma (TSA) and hyperplastic polyp (HP). Of 145 serrated lesions, 111 sessile serrated lesions including 32 TSAs, 25 SSAs and 54 ...
Lu Chang-Li - - 2011
Hepatosplenic T-cell lymphoma is a highly aggressive tumor with a poor outcome. About 210 cases were identified through PubMed, of which fewer than 20 originated in Asia. We reviewed 17 Chinese cases of hepatosplenic T-cell lymphoma, including an unusual one with cutaneous pink papules, for clinicopathologic, immunophenotypic, and genotypic features; ...
Vanhoenacker Filip M - - 2011
Mimickers of soft tissue tumours in the hand and wrist are more frequent than true neoplastic lesions. Pseudotumours belong to a large and heterogeneous group of disorders, varying from normal anatomical variants, cystic lesions, post-traumatic lesions, skin lesions, inflammatory and infectious lesions, non-neoplastic vascular lesions, metabolic disorders (crystal deposition disease ...
Haider Asma S - - 2011
The fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) of the thyroid is the predominant method of preoperative tissue diagnosis of thyroid lesions. The routine use of FNAC has reduced the rate of unnecessary surgery for thyroid nodules. However, there are overlaps in the existing criteria for defining adequacy in thyroid aspirates. In ...
Maruta Junko - - 2011
Cytological diagnosis in follicular neoplasms of the thyroid has to surmount some difficulties. Capsular/vascular invasions or metastasis are the histological criteria for follicular carcinoma (FC), and, on fine-needle aspiration (FNA) samples, marked cytological atypias are only observed in moderately to poorly differentiated FC, while they may be completely lacking in ...
Ando Katuyoshi - - 2011
Amyloidosis occurs as a result of the extracellular deposition of protein fibrils in organs and tissues, thus causing mild to severe pathophysiological changes. The gastrointestinal tract is a common site of amyloid deposition. While intestinal amyloidosis frequently results in polypoid lesions, ulcerations, nodules and petechial mucosal haemorrhage, tumour-like lesions are ...
Bittner Verena - - 2011
Clinically, Alzheimer's disease (AD) is by far the most common cause of dementia. Criteria for the diagnosis of dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) are highly specific but not at all sensitive, which is reflected by the higher number of DLB cases detected histopathologically at autopsy. Imaging of dopamine transporter with ...
Sakorafas George H - - 2010
Primary thyroid lymphomas (PTL) are very rare tumors, typically presenting as a rapidly enlarging, painless thyroid mass, which may cause pressure symptoms of the aerodigestive tract. Preoperative diagnosis can be established by using modern imaging methods (mainly ultrasonography) and FNA with immunohistochemistry and flow cytometry. Open (surgical) biopsy may be ...
Muddegowda Prakash H - - 2010
Fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) of the thyroid is a simple, accurate, fast, economical and safe method for the diagnosis of thyroid lesions on FNA. The objective of this study was application of pattern analysis in the interpretation of thyroid lesions. Two hundred and thirty three cases of thyroid lesion ...
Gandhi Akansha - - 2010
Fine-needle aspiration cytology has emerged as an important diagnostic tool in cases of autoimmune thyroiditis. However, the patchy nature of this disease and its coexistence with other thyroid pathologies, with only subtle demonstrable cytologic features in many cases can lead to misdiagnosis. Of 313 thyroid aspirates, 62 were diagnosed as ...
Knowles Susan - - 2010
A 7-year-old spayed female domestic shorthair feline presented with tachycardia and was later euthanized due to a declining condition. On gross examination, the thoracic cavity contained an expansile, multiloculated mass that displaced the lungs dorsocaudally. The mass, within the pericardial sac, compressed adjacent myocardium. Cut surface revealed variably sized, fluid-filled ...
Ilgan Seyfettin - - 2010
To improve the surgical success and reduce the complication rates, we combine our routine preoperative ultrasound (US) mapping technique with radioguided occult lesion localization (ROLL) in patients with papillary thyroid cancer recurrences in central compartment. In the morning of surgery, biopsy proven recurrent/persistent tumoral lesions were plotted on a sketch ...
Liu Feng-Hsuan - - 2010
We performed a retrospective analysis of follicular neoplasm data obtained from frozen section examinations of thyroid nodules. A total of 5,660 patients underwent preoperative neck ultrasonography and fine-needle aspiration cytology (FNAC), surgical treatment, and follow-up at a medical institute. Patients with papillary thyroid microcarcinoma were excluded from this study. In ...
Refeidi Abdullah A - - 2010
To examine the pattern of thyroid cancer, assess the magnitude of the problem, and evolve a management plan for such malignancies. This is a retrospective cohort study of all thyroid cases operated at Aseer Central Hospital, Abha, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, between January 1998 and December 2007. Clinical presentations, management ...
Kaur Jasleen - - 2010
The role of fine-needle aspiration (FNA) cytology in the evaluation of thyroid lesions in not as well established in children when compared with adults. Hence we aimed to ascertain the utility and limitations of FNA in childhood thyroid lesions. This was a retrospective analysis of all thyroid FNA performed in ...
Lappinga Paul J - - 2010
Up to 80% of thyroid nodules with an indeterminate diagnosis on fine-needle aspiration (FNA) (eg, "suspicious for follicular neoplasm") prove to be benign at the time of surgical resection. Ancillary tests in current use are limited in their ability to improve the preoperative detection of malignant follicular thyroid nodules. Studies ...
Proietti Agnese - - 2010
The cytological discrimination between benign and malignant follicular-patterned lesions of the thyroid can represent a diagnostic challenge, even for experienced pathologists. To attempt to clarify this diagnostic problem, we analyzed the BRAF status of thyroid tumors in a group of patients with follicular variant of papillary thyroid carcinoma (FVPTC) and ...
Wu Shoujin - - 2012
Fine needle aspiration (FNA) has proven to be an effective tool in management of patients with thyroid nodules. However, the diagnosis of follicular patterned lesions can be challenging. The surgical and cytopathology computer database at a large referral medical center was searched for cases that had both cytologic and histologic ...
Harvey Aaron M - - 2011
Blastomycosis is an uncommon disease caused by the dimorphic fungus Blastomyces dermatitidis. It can manifest as chronic pulmonary symptoms or disseminated disease. Only three previous cases of blastomycosis involving the thyroid have been reported, of which two were diagnosed by fine-needle aspiration. We present a case of disseminated blastomycosis initially ...
Tranchida Paul - - 2011
A 66-year-old woman presented 21 years prior with diarrhea and elevated serum calcitonin levels. The left lobe of the thyroid was aspirated but specimen was unsatisfactory. Nevertheless, based on the radiological and clinical impressions, the patient underwent total thyroidectomy and the histologic examination established the diagnosis of medullary thyroid carcinoma ...
Mukasa Koji - - 2011
Background: Thyroid ultrasonography (US) is the most sensitive method for detecting thyroid nodules, and US-guided aspiration biopsy is the most accurate diagnostic procedure for thyroid nodules. We performed this retrospective study to establish the prevalence of thyroid nodules in Graves' disease and patients with Hashimoto's thyroiditis at the time of ...
Kim Tae Hyuk - - 2010
The majority of patients having a diagnosis of Hürthle cell neoplasm (HCN) on fine-needle aspiration (FNA) of a thyroid nodule have a diagnostic thyroid lobectomy to make the final diagnosis. If the nodule is malignant, they require a completion thyroidectomy. The objective of this study was to devise a simple ...
Deandrea Maurilio - - 2010
Fine-needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) has proved to be an effective diagnostic tool in patients with thyroid nodules. Several reporting schemes have been suggested to define the risk of malignancy and consequent clinical management. To date, however, among lesions showing a follicular pattern, FNAC is still unable to differentiate between benign ...
Borges Alexandra - - 2010
We present the case of a 45-year-old man with a long-standing history of a slow-growing left submandibular mass. Imaging was diagnostic as it disclosed an absent orthotopic thyroid gland and heterogeneous masses, with both solid and cystic components, as well as calcifications in the left sublingual/submandibular space and in the ...
Bommireddipalli Srinivas - - 2010
The risk of malignancy in a "hot" thyroid nodule detected by radioiodine scintigraphy is rare. We report a case of a 63-year-old man with a hyperfunctioning nodule demonstrated by radioiodine scintigraphy and cytology suspicious for follicular variant of papillary thyroid carcinoma (FVPTC). There were no locoregional or distant metastases at ...
Bersaneti Joseli Assem - - 2011
Although extremely rare, the presence of ectopic thyroid tissue in the submandibular region should be considered in the differential diagnosis of tissue masses in the cervical region. Diagnosis is confirmed by fine-needle aspiration biopsy and exclusion of malignancy should be confirmed by histopathologic analysis of the lesion. In general, surgery ...
Jo Vickie Y - - 2010
Fine-needle aspiration (FNA) is an important test for triaging patients with thyroid nodules. The 2007 National Cancer Institute Thyroid Fine-Needle Aspiration State-of-the-Science Conference helped instigate the recent publication of The Bethesda System for Reporting Thyroid Cytopathology. We reviewed 3,080 thyroid FNA samples and recorded interpretations according to the proposed standardized ...
Marcy Pierre-Yves - - 2010
Struma ovarii (SO) is extremely rare, with less than 200 reported cases in the medical literature. SO is defined by the presence of an ovarian tumor containing thyroid tissue as the predominant cell type. Malignant transformation is rare and lethal cases of SO are even rarer. We report on a ...
Camera Antonella - - 2010
Most solitary hyperfunctiong regions on thyroid scan consist of benign tissue. Here we report a patient with a Burkitt-like lymphoma that was infilterated into a region containing a hyperfunctioning nodule. A 56-year-old man was referred to our Endocrine Unit in May 2009 due to the incidental discovery of a large ...
Shin Joyce - - 2010
Lymphoma involving the thyroid gland is rare. Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma and mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue lymphoma are the two most common histologic subtypes of primary thyroid lymphoma. Chronic lymphocytic leukemia/small lymphocytic lymphoma (CLL/SLL) presenting initially as a thyroid abnormality is extremely rare, with very few reported cases in the literature. ...
Listewnik Maria H - - 2010
Introduction: Thyroid cancer diagnosis is based mainly on fine needle aspiration biopsy (FNAB) performed under ultrasonography guidance. Questions arise in cases of an inconclusive FNAB result - when there is no clear evidential data to support the existence of a malignant lesion or when there are any other reasons which ...
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