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Sood Ruchi R Department of Internal Medicine, Fairview Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio, - - 2012
A 67-year-old female who was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis in 2001, presented with a soft tissue mass in the middle of her back of 4 months duration in April 2011. It was excised; however it recurred at the same site in September 2011. Wide excision of the mass was done. ...
Razzaq Lubna - - 2012
We report the case of a 54-year-old female who was referred to us with an amelanotic mass on the posterior pole of the left eye involving the macula. Fundus fluorescein angiography revealed a hyperfluorescent choroidal mass. Indocyanine green chorioangiography revealed a hypofluorescent choroidal lesion with hyperfluorescent margins. B-scan ultrasonography showed ...
Lagerveld B W - - 2012
Objective. We evaluated histological outcome of intraoperative biopsies at laparoscopic renal mass cryoablation (LCA), prevalence of peritumoral fat tissue invasion, and risk of tract seeding. Methods. Patients were biopsied 3-5 times (16-gauge). Histology was analyzed by general pathologists and reviewed. Peritumoral fat was histologically examined. The trocar used for biopsy-guidance ...
Costa Sílvia - - 2012
Angiomyolipomas are rare mesenchymal tumours consisting of smooth muscle, blood vessels and adipocytes in variable proportions. These tumours are more usually seen in kidneys (incidence 0.3-3%), and the extrarenal location is rare. Since its initial description by Ishak in 1976, only about 200 cases of hepatic angiomyolipomas have been reported. ...
Aditya Amita - - 2012
A case of angiosarcoma of maxilla is presented. The occurrence of angiosarcoma in the oral cavity is a rare incidence and maxilla is one of the rarest sites to be involved. The purpose of this article is also to emphasize the fact that sometimes small, innocent-looking masses in the oral ...
Lang Erich K - - 2012
We evaluated the outcome and etiologies of small renal masses (less than 1 cm in size) discovered incidentally on 2 consecutive CTs that investigated nonurologic abdominal complaints. A retrospective search for incidentally discovered small renal masses, less then 1 cm in size, was carried out in the files of 6 ...
Issack Paul S - - 2012
There are several well-described causes of a painful mass following total hip arthroplasty including polyethylene and metal wear debris, infection, expanding hematoma, dislocation, and synovial cysts. In addition to causing pain, these lesions, when large enough, may cause neurologic and vascular compromise. Rapid growth of the mass may clinically and ...
Akgun Bekir - - 2012
An eight-month-old male child was admitted with weakness and swelling in the feet. Paraparesis and bilateral lower extremity edema were present in the neurological examination. Thoracic MRI showed an intradural intramedullary mass 61 x 11 mm in size in the T5-T10 levels. Laminotomy between the T5-T10 vertebrae was performed. A ...
Bedioui Heikal - - 2012
Surgery remains the basic treatment of hepatic hydatid cyst (HHC). However, it is associated with significant morbidity. The aim of our study was to evaluate mortality and morbidity of surgery of the HHC and to highlight the risk factors. A retrospective study was conducted from January 1, 1996 to December ...
Gimeno-García Antonio Z - - 2012
Endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS) is highly accurate for assessing the pancreatic parenchyma and ductal system. Currently, it is the most sensitive imaging procedure for detecting small solid pancreatic masses. EUS-guided fine needle aspiration cytology (EUS-FNA) is a safe and highly accurate tool for the diagnosis of pancreatic malignancy. Prior to perform ...
Baek Byoung Joon - - 2012
Primary extracranial meningiomas (PEMs) originating from the nasal septum are extremely rare, as are extracranial metastases of meningiomas. A 44-year-old male presented with a 2-month history of left-side nasal obstruction and frequent episodes of epistaxis. A friable mass originating from the nasal septum was resected completely via an endoscopic endonasal ...
Tharwat Mohamed - - 2012
This study describes the ultrasonographic findings in 14 cows with abdominal fat necrosis. Ultrasonography of the abdomen revealed the presence of heterogeneous hyperechoic masses and hyperechoic omentum with localized masses floating in a hypoechoic peritoneal fluid. A hyperechogenic rim was imaged around both kidneys. The intestines were coated with hyperechoic ...
Jerjes Waseem - - 2012
The CO2 laser was invented in 1963 by Kumar Patel. Since the early 1970s, CO2 laser has proved to be an effective method of treatment for patients with several types of oral lesions, including early squamous cell carcinoma.Laser surgery of oral premalignant disorders is an effective tool in a complete ...
Selvaggi Federico - - 2012
Struma ovarii (SO) is a slow-growing ovarian neoplasm with thyroid tissue as its predominant component. It is an uncommon neoplasm, usually asymptomatic with an unknown risk of malignant transformation. Due to difficulties in assessing the rare biological nature and the discrepancies in the reported cases, a consensus on the appropriate ...
Nadarajan Vivek V Geriatrics Department, Whittington Hospital, London, UK. - - 2012
Meningiomas are common intracranial tumours which rarely extend to extra cranial sites. Here, the authors report a rare case of an intracranial meningioma with extracranial spread into the subcutaneous tissues of the scalp, with a brief overview of the literature. An 82-year-old man presented following a fall. At the time ...
Navada H Mahesha - - 2012
Adenofibroma is an extremely rare benign biphasic neoplasm that is classified into the mixed epithelial and mesenchymal tumor group. These tumors tend to occur in postmenopausal and elderly women. We report the case of a large polypoidal mass per vagina occupying the whole pelvis in a young woman. Preoperative biopsy ...
Noormohamed Mohamed Saleem MS Surgery Department, Macclesfield District General Hospital, Macclesfield, UK. - - 2012
A 66-year-old Caucasian male was admitted following symptoms of intermittent umbilical pain aggravated after meals and associated with vomiting of contents. Physical examination revealed a tender, partially reducible swelling suspicious of complicated umbilical hernia. Abdominal x-ray revealed dilated small bowel loops which appeared consistent with clinical diagnosis. He underwent a ...
Namikawa Kazuhiko - - 2012
Gingival mass lesions developed when cyclosporine was administered for 600 days to a female, 7-year-old, longhaired dachshund diagnosed with intractable immune-mediated hemolytic anemia (IMHA). Histopathology indicated hyperplastic suppurative gingivitis. As the anemia improved, the dosage of cyclosporine A (CsA) was markedly decreased, and the mass lesions decreased in size and ...
Heo Moon Soo - - 2012
ABSTRACT: Epidermal cysts of periorbit and intraorbit are common problems to ophthalmologists, but giant periorbital epidermal cyst is exceedingly rare. Only a few cases have been reported previously. A 62-year-old woman presented with a large right periorbital area mass that resulted in right upper lid complete ptosis and severe gaze ...
Maurice Samuel M - - 2012
ABSTRACT: Dermoid cysts are common periorbital lesions. They usually present early in life as mobile, palpable, well-circumscribed masses near the lateral brow. Transcranial extension of a superficial, nonmidline, periorbital dermoid cyst is rare. We report 2 cases of dermoid cysts of the lateral brow that were originally recognized during the ...
Anton Cristina - - 2012
Differentiation between benign and malignant ovarian neoplasms is essential for creating a system for patient referrals. Therefore, the contributions of the tumor markers CA125 and human epididymis protein 4 (HE4) as well as the risk ovarian malignancy algorithm (ROMA) and risk malignancy index (RMI) values were considered individually and in ...
Moslemi Mohammad Kazem - - 2012
Paraganglioma is a malignant tumor that arises from the extra adrenal paraganglionic cells of the sympathetic or parasympathetic systems. Herein, we present a case of abdominal mass of unknown histology that underwent a very difficult surgical mass resection. Its final histologic diagnosis was non-functional paraganglioma that was presented as a ...
Guo Hua - - 2012
Castleman disease (CD) is an uncommon benign lymphoproliferative disorder, which usually presents as solitary or multiple masses in the mediastinum. Peripancreatic CD was rarely reported. Herein, we report two cases of unicentric peripancreatic CD from our center. A 43-year-old man and a 58-year-old woman were detected to have a pancreatic ...
Jorge Vanda Cristina VC Department 2, Curry Cabral's Hospital, Lisbon, Portugal. - - 2012
Malignant lymphomas represent about 9% of cardiac neoplasms. Despite its life-threatening nature, the cardiac manifestations are often subclinical. In about 20% of deaths from lymphoma, cardiac involvement is found only in autopsy. The authors present the case of a 77-year-old female admitted due to intense back pain, vomiting, generalised pruritus, ...
Poves Ignasi - - 2012
The inflammatory pseudotumor is a rare chronic inflammatory disease not considered as a real tumor but with a similar locally aggressive behavior. Although usually located in the lungs it may be found in other organs. We present the clinical case of a 66-year-old woman diagnosed with inflammatory pseudotumor after undergoing ...
Zhuang Yan - - 2012
It is a challenge for the surgeons to accurately diagnose the pancreatic masses preoperatively, which decides the choice of surgical managements and subsequently results in different survivor outcomes, operative complications, and mortality rates. The purposes of this study were to evaluate the diagnostic role that intra-operative puncture biopsy may play ...
Asselin Kristina A - - 2011
An adult female baboon (Papio cynocephalus anubis) presented for progressive difficulty in endotracheal intubation. Over a 7-y period prior to presentation, she was anesthetized and intubated 67 times for imaging by using single-photon emission computed tomography or positron emission tomography. Laryngoscopic examination revealed tracheal stenosis. Because of increased anesthetic risk ...
Cowan Melinda Lee - - 2011
A 7-month-old, male eclectus parrot (Eclectus roratus roratus) was presented with a slow-growing mass over the chest and localized self-trauma to the area. Repeated sternal trauma secondary to an improper wing trim was observed in this case before development of the lesion. Surgical excision of the mass was performed for ...
Shin Yong Moon - - 2011
Usual biliary hamartomatosis presents as numerous small, non-enhancing nodules in liver. However, in some cases, it can presents as a single solid or cystic mass with various contrast enhancement pattern.
Choi Lydia - - 2012
A 61-year-old woman presented with left upper quadrant/flank pain and increasing abdominal girth. CT scan showed a large complex, multi-cystic lesion in the left abdomen. Laparotomy revealed a large retroperitoneal mass attached to the left kidney. Left nephrectomy was performed and pathology demonstrated a benign cystic nephroma. Surgical oncologists should ...
Bansal Cherry - - 2011
To emphasize that solitary hydatid cyst can be localized in the soft tissue and present as a soft tissue mass even in an unusual site like face, we report the case of a 42-year-old male patient presenting with a slowly growing mass in right temporal region. Computed tomography (CT) scan ...
Girrbach Felix - - 2012
Cardiac lipomas are benign tumours that represent an uncommon cause of chest discomfort. We report the case of a 52-year-old woman who was admitted to our institution with a mediastinal mass. Computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging scans revealed an intrapericardial mass mainly located around the left atrium/left ventricle. After ...
Avci H - - 2012
This report describes a case of tubulopapillary carcinoma and concomitant tetrathyridiosis in a 5-year-old female cross-breed cat. A mass was located at right inguinal mammary gland and measured 5.5 × 5 × 3 cm in size with multilobulated to solid appearance. The cut surface of the mass had a centrally located large cyst (approximately 3 cm ...
Chaitra V - - 2011
Actinomycosis is a chronic inflammatory condition caused by Actinomyces israeli, a gram positive anaerobic bacterium. It can have a variety of clinical manifestations and can mimic a malignancy. We present one such case of urachal actinomycosis that mimicked a tumor. A 28-year-old man presented with abdominal pain of 20 days ...
Rajaian Shanmugasundaram - - 2011
An elderly male presented with painful swelling in the right side of scrotum. He was treated with antibiotics for epididymoorchitis without any response. Ultrasound examination revealed a hypoechoic vascular mass in the tail of the epididymis. Fine needle aspirate cytology was inconclusive. Excision of the mass was done and biopsy ...
Bhaduri Gautam - - 2011
A 40-year-old woman presented with protrusion and diminution of vision of left eye for 3 months. CT scan of orbit revealed an intra-orbital cystic space occupying lesion. Exenteration of the left orbit was done and histopathological examination of the cystic mass proved it to be a case of hydatid cyst.
Odoi A T - - 2011
Vulvar lipoma is said to be so rare that only a few cases have been reported. We present two cases of vulvar lipoma that were diagnosed within six months in our centre in a 28 year-old para 2 and 35 year-old para 1 woman both of whom presented with slow-growing ...
Hsu Benson S - - 2011
Cervicothoracic mass in the pediatric population is uncommon and has a broad differential diagnosis. Frequently, masses in the cervical region present with airway compromise, particularly in younger patients. We present a case of an extremely large cervicothoracic mass causing airway obstruction in a 3-day-old, otherwise healthy male infant. Following awake ...
Niño-Hernández Lucía Mercedes - - 2011
Bronchogenic cysts are rare congenital malformations of ventral foregut development, often with an intrathoracic location. Presentation at the cervical region is very rare. We present the case of a 29-year-old female who demonstrated a 3-cm medial neck mass in relation to the hyoid cartilage. The mass was painless with a ...
Kumar Sudesh - - 2011
Cementoblastoma is a relatively uncommon, benign odontogenic neoplasm of jaws. Mandible is affected more than the maxilla. The lesions are generally diagnosed on a routine radiograph. The localized expansion of cortical plates is observed. Radiographically, it consists of well-defined radiopacity with a radiolucent band. Here is a case report of ...
Sucandy Iswanto - - 2011
Ganglioneuromas are benign tumors of the sympathetic nervous system that rarely arise in the adrenal gland. Majority of cases are detected incidentally since they are usually asymptomatic. Up to the current era of laparoscopic adrenal mass excision, this unusual entity has not been adequately reported in the surgical literature. A ...
Palanivelu Sivakumar - - 2011
Oral melanoma (OM) is a rare, malignant neoplasm of melanocytic origin. It accounts for 0.2 - 8% of all melanomas. In contrast to its cutaneous counterpart, OM has poor prognosis, possibly due to late clinical diagnosis, nonexistence of standardized clinical or histopathological grading and anatomical limitation in complete excision of ...
Roy Mithun - - 2011
We present a rare case of a cystic posterior pharyngeal wall mass in a 5 year old child in whom prior surgery without biopsy led to considerable delay in both diagnosis and definitive treatment. The child presented with recurrent aspiration pneumonia, dysphagia and obstructed breathing from birth. Transoral wide excisional biopsy ...
Phani Krishna Ravula - - 2011
An unusual anamoly of the extrahepatic bitiary system is reported in which the common hepatic duct was found to enter the gallbladder, whereas the cystic duct drained the entire biliarysystem into the duodenum. Excision of the gallbladder and cystic duct and a roux-en-Y hepaticojejunostomy was performed. Identification and treatment options ...
Elvy Alice - - 2011
Atraumatic splenic rupture is an uncommon but poorly defined clinical condition. Its diagnosis may be missed or delayed because of low clinical suspicion, especially in the absence of trauma. The primary aim of this study was to describe the experience with atraumatic splenic rupture in a district general hospital. Over ...
Turan V - - 2011
Endometriosis is a benign and common disorder that is characterized by ectopic endometrium outside the uterus. Extrapelvic endometriosis, like of the vulva, is rarely seen. We report a case of a 47-year-old woman referred to our clinic due to complaints of a vulvar mass and periodic swelling of the mass ...
Steger Christina Maria - - 2011
The author reports a case of a 64-year-old man, who presented with a 4-week history of dyspnoea and dizziness suffering from a large mass in the pericardium. CT of the chest showed a lobulated mass in the pericardial sac located between the pulmonary veins and the ascending aorta reaching the ...
Gatt Noel - - 2011
A testicular mass in an elderly man has a high probability of being a lymphoma. However, when the pathologist is faced with a neoplastic lymphoid infiltrate in the testes, one rarely considers Hodgkin's lymphoma as a possibility, as a vast majority turn out to be diffuse large B cell lymphomas. ...
Pa┼čalega M - - 2011
Endometriosis is a pathological feature induced by the presence and ectopic development of islets of endometrial active cells. The most common site of occurrence is the genital system, causing specific gynecological pathology. The extragenital localization of endometriosis is rare, but it is more severe and it may have a malignant ...
Ravikumar Gayatri - - 2011
Synovial sarcomas commonly occur in the extremities of young adults. A primary occurrence in the mediastinum is very rare with only a few reported cases in the world literature. This paper is about a 42-year-old male who presented with chest pain and dyspnoea on exertion. Imaging showed an anterior mediastinal ...
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