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Hu Hui-Juan HJ Department of Computed Tomography, Zhongnan Hospital of Wuhan University, Wuhan, Hubei 430071, P.R. - - 2014
Primary hepatic peripheral T-cell lymphoma (PHL) is extremely rare. A case of primary hepatic peripheral T-cell lymphoma of a 59-year-old male is presented in the current study. PHL lesions are diagnosed by the existence of a hepatic mass, in the absence of lymphadenopathy, splenomegaly or bone marrow involvement associated with ...
Chen Jinmiao J SIgN (Singapore Immunology Network), Biopolis, 8A Biomedical Grove, Immunos, Singapore 138648, - - 2014
Two classes of Human papillomaviruses (HPV) infect the anogenital track: high risk viruses that are associated with risk of cervical cancer and low risk types that drive development of benign lesions, such as condylomas. In the present study, we established quantitative transcriptional maps of the viral genome in clinical lesions ...
Sopha Sabrina C SC The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, USA - - 2014
Background. Hepatic endometriosis/uterus-like mass is rare and may be overlooked during hepatic cyst workups. We report a case of uterus-like mass, misdiagnosed as hepatic abscess. Case Report: A 47-year-old woman developed abdominal pain and vomiting. Infectious colitis with hepatic abscess was diagnosed, and remained antibiotic-refractory. Fine-needle aspiration and core biopsies ...
Moon Jaecheol J Jaecheol Moon, Department of Internal Medicine, Jeju National University Hospital, - - 2014
A 92-year-old woman visited the hospital with edema of both lower extremities. Computed tomography revealed her inferior vena cava (IVC) was compressed by a massive hepatic cyst. A massive IVC thrombosis and pulmonary thromboembolism (PTE) were also observed. Medical treatment rather than radiologic intervention was preferred because of the patient's ...
North Durham A DA Department of Surgery, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, - - 2014
Clinical standards of reporting microwave ablation outcomes have not been defined with regard to ablation success, 90-day morbidity, local recurrence after ablation, and nonablation hepatic recurrence. We propose recommendations for microwave ablation reporting and quality standards. Literature review of clinical studies focusing on microwave ablation of primary and metastatic hepatic ...
Elwahab Mohamed Abd MA Gastroenterology Surgical Center, General Surgery Department, Mansoura University, - - 2014
The differential diagnosis of hepatic cystic lesions is a challenging process especially in case of hepatic rhabdomyosarcoma (HRMS) presenting as hepatic cyst. We introduce our experience with a case of HRMS in a 3-year-old female patient who was misdiagnosed to have type IV-A choledochal cyst and definitive correct diagnosis was ...
Grce Magdalena M Department of Molecular Medicine, Rudjer Boskovic Institute, Bijenička 54, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia. Electronic address: - - 2014
The human papillomavirus (HPV) may be associated with various oral, genital, and cutaneous conditions, both benign and malignant. The association between sexually transmitted α-HPV types is the strongest with cervical cancer because almost all such malignancies contain viral DNA, notably HPV types 16 and 18. The contribution of cancer causing ...
Macedo Francisco Igor FI Francisco Igor Macedo, Department of Surgery, Providence Hospital and Medical Centers, Southfield, MI 48075, United - - 2013
Nonparasitic hepatic cysts consist of a heterogeneous group of disorders, which differ in etiology, prevalence, and manifestations. With improving diagnostic techniques, hepatic cysts are becoming more common. Recent advancements in minimally invasive technology created a new Era in the management of hepatic cystic disease. Herein, the most current recommendations for ...
Liu Xiao-Long - - 2013
Hepatic pseudolesions detected by helical computed tomography (CT) are not rare, but it is difficult to make a final diagnosis when the hepatic lesion is complicated by the presence of greatly elevated alpha fetoprotein (AFP). Clinical treatment of non-typical hepatic pseudolesions complicated by greatly elevated AFP should confirm the diagnosis ...
Rössler Lucia - - 2013
The purpose is to present the Austrian data of an observational, cross-sectional, multicentre study conducted in 13 European countries. This study was undertaken to assess human papillomavirus (HPV) type distribution in high-grade cervical lesions. Two hundred and ninety cases of high-grade cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN2, CIN3) or adenocarcinoma in situ ...
Boudaya Mohamed-Sadok - - 2013
The combination of pulmonary and hepatic hydatid cysts is frequently encountered, and poses a challenge in terms of surgical accessibility. The surgical treatment of the two locations by the same incision (thoracotomy with phrenotomy) has been proposed, but always from the right side. However, applying this technique to the left ...
Kontogianni K - - 2013
Smoking is associated with worse asthma outcomes and may modify airway inflammation. Such modification may be mediated through an effect on prostaglandin E2 (PGE2 ) and cysteinyl leukotrienes (Cyst-LTs). We aimed to determine the levels of both PGE2 and Cyst-LTs in sputum supernatants of patients with asthma and to investigate ...
Kakisaka Tatsuhiko - - 2013
An intraductal papillary neoplasm of the bile duct is a biliary, epithelium-lined, cystic lesion that exhibits papillary proliferation and rarely causes large hemorrhagic cystic lesions. Here, we report a case of an intraductal papillary neoplasm of the bile duct mimicking a hemorrhagic hepatic cyst in a middle-aged man with large ...
Kirschner Benny - - 2013
OBJECTIVE: A study was undertaken to assess the distribution of high-risk HPV-genotypes in high-grade cervical intraepithelial neoplastic lesions in Danish women. DESIGN: Observational, cross-sectional. POPULATION: Danish data from a multi-centre study undertaken in 13 European countries. METHODS: 290 archived fixed biopsies with high-grade cervical lesions from the Departments of Pathology ...
Nordin Andrew B - - 2013
Congenital hepatic cysts are rare lesions of infancy. While operative management and outcomes have been extensively studied in adult patients with hepatic cysts, data in pediatric patients are limited. We discuss our experience in an infant and review relevant literature regarding operative technique and surgical outcomes.
Khandelwal Ashish - - 2013
A 63-yr-old woman, known case of ulcerative colitis, was diagnosed with sclerosing cholangitis 2 years back. She was admitted for investigation of abdominal discomfort, fatigue with elevated alkaline phosphatase and deranged liver function test. Imaging studies (computerised tomography and magnetic resonance imaging) demonstrated a normal biliary tree with focal hepatic ...
Fosse Pacôme - - 2013
ABSTRACT: Hepatic adenoma is a rare, benign tumor (with potential for malignant degeneration) and its diagnosis is difficult because its presentation is highly variable in medical imaging, particularly with MRI. In such cases, the use of a hepatic biopsy is usually recommended. FDG-PET/CT provides a very significant predictive value for ...
Mebust Donald D Emergency Physician at the San Diego Medical Center in CA. E-mail: - - 2013
A 50-year-old man with a history of hepatitis C presented with recurrent episodes of abdominal pain, arthralgia, and weakness. Although these symptoms seemed rather non-specific, a purpuric rash of the lower extremities was the final clue to diagnosis. The diagnosis was then confirmed by histopathologic and serologic testing.
Crum Alison V AV Department of Ophthalmology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, 75390, - - 2013
A 47-year-old healthy man presented with symptoms of double vision and drooping of the right upper eyelid. Examination disclosed signs of vertical diplopia and right upper-eyelid ptosis. An MRI delineated a well circumscribed, ring enhancing mass within the right orbit. The mass with peripheral enhancement located within the orbit, generated ...
Paris S - - 2012
OBJECTIVES: Limited evidence exists about the usefulness of ethanol or acetone application to desiccate caries lesions before resin infiltration. Therefore, this in vitro study aimed to compare the penetration depths (PD) of an infiltrant (DMG, Germany) into natural caries lesions using various pretreatments. MATERIAL AND METHODS: Extracted permanent human molars ...
Köksal Aydın Seref - - 2012
A 45-year-old woman with the diagnosis of primary sclerosing cholangitis and ulcerative colitis admitted with the complaints of pruritus and jaundice. Endoscopic retrograde cholangiography revealed entirely narrow, irregular common bile duct and common hepatic duct and unusual cystic dilations in the common hepatic duct and left hepatic duct. Balloon dilation ...
Asproni Pietro - - 2012
A 12-year-old intact female dog was submitted to surgery to remove a well-circumscribed mass located near the left inguinal mammary gland. At histological examination, the mass was unencapsulated and composed by lobules of fat cells and scattered isles of cartilaginous tissue. Chondroblasts and chondrocytes showed moderate signs of atypia and ...
Lv Peng - - 2012
Hepatic epithelioid hemangioendothelioma (EHE) is a rare, low-grade malignant vascular tumor. Hepatic EHE can manifest as diffuse nodular lesions with predilection of peripheral subcapsular growth, nodular confluence, together with "halo" sign and "capsular retraction" sign. These imaging features help to achieve the diagnosis.
Sladkevicius Povilas - - 2012
Objectives: To estimate intra-observer repeatability and inter-observer agreement in 1) describing adnexal masses using the International Ovarian Tumor Analysis (IOTA) terms and definitions, 2) the risk of malignancy calculated using IOTA logistic regression models LR1 and LR2, 3) the diagnosis made on the basis of subjective assessment of ultrasound images. ...
Masetti R - - 2012
BACKGROUND:: Benign nodular hepatic regenerating lesions such as focal nodular hyperplasia (FNH) have been reported as rare complications of the anti-neoplastic therapy received during infancy. Little is known about the risk factors associated to the onset of these lesions and their diagnostic management. METHODS:: We have analysed a series of ...
Eberle N - - 2012
Objective: Splenic masses have a high prevalence and are more common than diffuse splenic enlargement in dogs. It was the aim of the present study to retrospectively describe clinical aspects and histopathologic characteristics of dogs with splenic masses. Material and methods: Records of patients with a histologically diagnosed splenic mass ...
Selvan Shirley - - 2012
ABSTRACT: Common breast lesions have different elasticity properties. Segmentation of contours of breast lesions from elastography and B mode images by incorporating variational level set method is involved in the proposed work. After segmentation, strain and shape features, such as differences in area, perimeter, and contour and width to height ...
Tomo Wiggans K - - 2012
A 6-year-old female spayed Chihuahua was presented for the evaluation of generalized pigmented cutaneous masses, one of which was present on the lower right eyelid. The dog was not on immunosuppressive medications and did not have historical or laboratory evidence of underlying endocrine disease, including hypothyroidism and hyperadrenocorticism. Histopathology, immunohistochemistry, ...
Fernandez M - - 2012
An 11-year-old male Belgian shepherd dog was evaluated for a one-week history of progressive lethargy, decreased appetite and excessive panting. On physical examination, a pedunculated mass protruding from the right side of the tongue base was observed. The mass was solid, irregular and multi-lobulated, and it measured approximately 4×2 cm. ...
Goyal Neerav - - 2012
There is an increasing incidence of head and neck cancers that present as neck masses in a nonsmoking nondrinking population. These masses can be confused with benign cystic neck masses. The purpose of this study was to determine imaging criteria to differentiate benign lateral neck cysts from malignant cystic adenopathy. ...
Edelmann Michele L - - 2012
An 18-year-old zoo-kept female Amur tiger presented with an approximately 5 mm diameter lateral canthal eyelid mass in the left eye which grossly appeared red and irregular. The mass was completely excised via lateral canthoplasty. Histopathologic evaluation was consistent with a diagnosis of sebaceous cell carcinoma, which is a potentially aggressive ...
Pampal Arzu - - 2012
Mesenteric and omental cysts are rare benign intraabdominal anomalies with uncertain etiologies. Surgical removal is the preferred treatment owing to complications related to cyst enlargement. A 1-year-old boy with an intrauterine diagnosis of a cystic mass adjacent to his stomach and liver, a 3-year-old girl, and a 3-year-old boy with ...
Goins Michael R - - 2012
The majority of neck masses in the pediatric population are congenital or inflammatory in origin requiring a thorough understanding of embryology and anatomy of the cervical region. However, malignancy must always be ruled out as they represent 11%-15% of all neck masses in the pediatric population. The initial history and ...
Bailey Amelia P - - 2012
: We report the diagnosis and management of testosterone hypersecretion in the presence of an adrenal mass and no initially discernible ovarian mass. : A 64-year-old woman with severe hyperandrogenism, including serum testosterone 392 ng/dL, male-pattern baldness, and hirsutism, required bilateral ovarian and adrenal venous sampling to determine the source ...
Tantisattamo Ekamol - - 2012
Nodular sclerosing Hodgkin's lymphoma commonly presents with a mediastinal mass, but it rarely compresses or invades mediastinal structures or the anterior chest wall. Histologically, it can cause necrotizing granulomatous inflammation. A woman with a right breast mass extending from an asymptomatic large mediastinal mass selectively compressing the trachea is presented. ...
Cevik Muazez - - 2012
OBJECTIVE: Epithelial ovarian neoplasms are extremely uncommon in children. Ovarian mucinous cystadenoma is benign and an extremely rare presentation in the premenarchal period. We present a case of giant mucinous cystadenoma of the left ovary in a 13-year-old and a review of the supporting literature. CASE REPORT: The patient was ...
Dawwas Muhammad F MF Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Unit, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne, United - - 2012
Recent data suggest that quantitative EUS elastography, a novel technique that allows real-time quantification of tissue stiffness, can accurately differentiate malignant from benign solid pancreatic masses. To externally validate the diagnostic utility of this technique in an independent cohort. Prospective, single-center study. PATIENTS, INTERVENTIONS, AND METHODS: A total of 104 ...
Oriot Philippe - - 2012
Riedel's thyroiditis appears in the form of a hard cervical mass with rapid onset, and it is associated with extensive fibrosis that compresses nearby structures, such as the trachea and supra-aortic vessels; its diagnosis is essentially histopathological. Although its histological characteristics have been well established, there are some diagnostic pitfalls. ...
Subhawong A P - - 2012
Hairy cell leukemia (HCL) usually presents with peripheral cytopenias, diffuse marrow infiltration, and splenomegaly. This chronic lymphoproliferative disorder is not typically associated with lymphadenopathy or mass lesions. We report a case of HCL first treated by splenectomy, followed by several years of interferon therapy. Twenty-five years later, the patient presented ...
Jung Ji-Han - - 2012
Gastric Hodgkin's lymphoma is extremely rare. We present a case of primary Hodgkin's lymphoma arising in the stomach of a 65-year-old woman. The patient complained of epigastric discomfort and reflux for one month. Endoscopic examination revealed a protruding lesion characterized by a smooth surface at the antrum. An abdominal computed ...
Kim Jung Hoon - - 2012
Lacrimal sac diverticulum is a rare condition, and its various symptoms complicate differential diagnosis. We present cases of a peculiar type of lacrimal diverticulum. A 5-year-old girl and a 50-year-old woman presented with a protruding mass inferior to the medial canthus. Each lacrimal system was patent to irrigation. The masses ...
Karlsen Mona Aarenstrup - - 2012
OBJECTIVE: Diagnostic factors are needed to improve the currently used serum CA125 and Risk of Malignancy Index (RMI) in differentiating ovarian cancer (OC) from other pelvic masses, thereby achieving precise and fast referral to a tertiary centre and correct selection for further diagnostics. The aim was to evaluate serum Human ...
Kavusi Suzan - - 2012
Osteolipomas are rare tumors, particularly in the head and neck region, in contrast to lipomas which are the most common benign neoplasms in this location. Osseous changes are benign and mainly occur in long-standing lipomas. Despite its rarity, this neoplasm has a characteristic histopathologic appearance with lamellar bony spicules within ...
Tozaki Mitsuhiro - - 2012
PURPOSE: We evaluated the diagnostic performance of elastography and tissue quantification using acoustic radiation force impulse (ARFI) technology for differential diagnosis of breast masses. MATERIALS AND METHODS: There were 161 mass lesions. First, lesion correspondence on ARFI elastographic images to those on the B-mode images was evaluated: no findings on ...
Zanatta Alysson - - 2012
Postmenopausal women with adnexal masses suspicious for malignancy must undergo surgery for histopathologic confirmation. The low positive predictive value for malignancy of the currently available preoperative examinations results in 5 to 220 surgeries performed for each case of pelvic malignancy detected, depending on the evaluation method and patient selection. Although ...
Ahmed Sameer - - 2012
Malignant hepatic masses, both primary and metastatic lesions, have characteristic CT appearances and enhancement patterns. Owing to advances in CT resolution, high-quality vascular maps can be generated with 3D rendering tools to aid hepatic mass evaluation. These renderings enable identification of neovascularity, which is critical for distinguishing malignant from benign ...
Kim Hyun Cheol - - 2012
Uterus-like mass is a rare extrauterine mass composed of a central cavity lined by endometrium and surrounding smooth muscle. Uterus-like mass has frequently been reported in the ovary, but has rarely been found in extraovarian regions. We report a case of uterus-like mass involving the appendix in a woman who ...
Dufay C - - 2012
Mesenteric tumors are rare and consist of a heterogeneous group of lesions. Masses may arise from any of the mesenteric components: peritoneum, lymphatic tissue, fat, and connective tissue. Cellular proliferation can also arise from infectious or inflammatory processes. They can be classified as solid or cystic, benign or malignant. Mesenteric ...
Foust-Wright Caroline - - 2012
Aggressive angiomyxoma is a rare soft tissue tumor of the pelvis. Notorious for its locally infiltrative behavior, this tumor is identified by pathological appearance. Grossly gelatinous, spindle cells widely separated by collagen fibrils with vascular components can be microscopically visualized. Wide local excision is the treatment of choice. A 19-year-old ...
Kirshenbaum Kevin - - 2012
  To reassess the minimum number of specimens required for an accurate diagnosis compared to the standard acquisition of five specimens. A total of 190 consecutive breast mass biopsies were performed using a 14-gauge core biopsy needle under ultrasound guidance. Two to six specimens were obtained from each mass and ...
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