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Ejtehadi Farshid F Farshid Ejtehadi, Nikolaos A Chatzizacharias, Emmanuel Huguet, Raaj K Praseedom, Asif Jah, Department of HPB and Transplant Surgery, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridgeshire CB2 0QQ, United - - 2014
Pancreato-biliary malignancies often present with locally advanced or metastatic disease. Surgery is the mainstay of treatment although less than 20% of tumours are suitable for resection at presentation. Common sites for metastases are liver, lungs, lymph nodes and peritoneal cavity. Metastatic disease carries poor prognosis, with median survival of less ...
Kuroda Tatsuo T Department of Pediatric Surgery, Keio University, School of - - 2014
The International Society for the study of Vascular Anomalies (ISSVA) classification divides vascular lesions into two major entities: neoplasms originating from the vascular endothelium and vascular malformations. Although this concept has been widely accepted, little has been established regarding vascular lesions in deep organs, such as infantile hepatic hemangiomas. The ...
Viswanathan Sreekanth S Department of Pediatrics, Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital, University Hospitals, Cleveland, Ohio, - - 2014
Liver cysts in the newborn often pose significant diagnostic challenges. Described herein is a case of large congenital liver cyst that was difficult to diagnose both antenatally and postnatally and which was later diagnosed as Caroli disease.
Das Chhanda C Department of Pathology, Institute of Post-Graduate Medical Education and Research, Kolkata, West Bengal, - - 2014
Pediatric hepatic mass is a heterogeneous group of benign and malignant lesions. Percutaneous fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) can be utilized as a diagnostic modality to assess the nature of radiologically demonstrated hepatic lesions and thus facilitate individualized treatment. The objective of the present study was to determine the diagnostic ...
Smith S L SL Animal and Biomedical Sciences, Massey University, Palmerston North, New - - 2014
Sheep with Johne's disease develop epithelioid macrophage microgranulomas, specific to Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis (Map) infection, in the terminal ileum, mesenteric lymph nodes, and organs distant to the alimentary track such as the liver. The objectives of this study were to determine whether liver pathology was present in ewes affected ...
Mokhtari Maral M Department of Pathology, School of Medicine, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, - - 2014
Objective: To describe the findings in fine needle aspiration (FNA) of an amebic liver abscess (ALA). Study Design: Seven patients (6 men and 1 woman between 52 and 60 years of age) treated for amebic dysentery with multiple liver lesions were selected for ultrasound (US)-guided FNA. The clinical differential diagnosis ...
Liu Kuiliang - - 2014
Gastric duplication cysts are rare congenital abnormalities, and malignant transformation of these duplications is also thought to be rare. During a routine health checkup, a 28-year-old man underwent abdominal sonography followed by computed tomography (CT) with contrast agent, which revealed a cystic lesion with no enhancement. Laparoscopic surgery showed a ...
Subasinghe Duminda - - 2014
Gastrointestinal stromal tumours are the commonest mesenchymal tumours of the gastrointestinal tract. The stomach and small intestine are the favoured sites of occurrence. The symptoms of these depend on the site, size of the tumour and may include abdominal pain, gastrointestinal bleeding or signs of obstruction. We describe a woman ...
Ansari Maulana M MM Department of Surgery, J.N. Medical College and Hospital, A.M.U., Aligarh, UP 202002, India. Electronic address: - - 2014
Features of low tension in breast hydatid cyst and symptoms secondary to cyst dying and disintegration are unique and not yet reported in the literature. An young woman of 30 years complained about pain and vague swelling in the right breast during follow-up with albendazole therapy following second laparotomy for ...
Goenka Ajit H AH From the Sections of Abdominal Imaging (A.H.G., B.R.H., W.K., M.E.B.) and Medical Physics (F.D.), Imaging Institute, and Department of Quantitative Health Sciences (N.A.O.), Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Ave, Mail Code L10, Cleveland, OH 44195; and Siemens Medical Solutions, Malvern, Pa - - 2014
Purpose To measure the effect of reduced radiation exposure on low-contrast low-attenuation liver lesion detection in an anthropomorphic abdominal phantom by using filtered back projection (FBP) and sinogram-affirmed iterative reconstruction. Materials and Methods Eighteen radiologists blinded to phantom and study design interpreted randomized image data sets that contained 36 spherical ...
Schmid-Tannwald C C Department of Radiology, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA; Ludwig-Maximilians-University Hospital Munich, Institute for Clinical Radiology, Munich, Germany. Electronic address: - - 2014
To evaluate whether focal liver lesions (FLLs) exhibit a homogeneous appearance on apparent diffusion coefficient (ADC) maps and whether there is inter-section variation in the calculated ADC values of FLLs (inter-section range). Eighty-eight patients with 128 FLLs (70 benign, 58 malignant) who underwent abdominal magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) including diffusion-weighted ...
Roldán-Valadez Ernesto E Magnetic Resonance Unit, Medica Sur Clinic & Foundation. Mexico City, - - 2014
In recent years, the use of diffusion weighted MRI (DW-MRI) has increased for the diagnosis of focal liver lesions (FLLs). DW-MRI may help in the differentiation of benign and malignant FLLs by measuring the apparent diffusion coefficient (ADC) values. Unfortunately, liver metastases present different histopathologic features with variable MRI signals ...
Chiorean Liliana L Department of Radiology and Computed Tomography, "Octavian Fodor" Institute of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, E-mail: - - 2014
Focal nodular hyperplasia (FNH) is a hepatic disease first described in 1958. The existence of an accessible and minimally invasive imagistic investigation to establish the diagnosis in a large number of cases would be desirable, especially because once diagnosed, the disease needs no treatment. We present the case of a ...
Wills Mark M Radiology - - 2014
Microbubbles as an ultrasound contrast agent allow characterization of focal liver lesions. This article summarizes the ultrasound appearances and enhancement characteristics of malignant liver lesions, and also discusses its potential use for ultrasound-guided intervention and ablation of liver lesions.
Sporea Ioan I Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Victor Babes University of Medicine and Pharmacy Timisoara, Romania. - - 2014
To present a large monocentric experience in the characterization of focal liver lesions (FLLs) using Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound (CEUS). A retrospective study was performed in the Gastroenterology and Hepatology Department, Timisoara, including 1100 patients with 1329 FLLs evaluated between September 2009 and January 2013. A CEUS examination was considered conclusive ...
Lampri Evangeli S ES Evangeli S Lampri, Vasiliki Malamou-Mitsi, Department of Pathology, Ioannina University Medical School, 45110 Ioannina, - - 2014
Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) often develops in patients with underlying liver disease, yet HCC with syncytial giant cells (SGCs) is extremely rare. Herein, we report a 55-year-old man with a 6-year history of alcoholic cirrhosis who during his regular checkup presented with marked elevation of alpha-fetoprotein. Clinical examination and imaging analyses ...
Majbar Anass M - - 2014
Intra-peritoneal rupture of hydatid cyst is a rare complication and there is no consensus about its treatment. The reported case concerns a 25 years old female patient who had been complaining for four months from a moderate pain in the right upper quadrant. No clinical or biological signs of sepsis ...
Küçük Zahide Z Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ankara Education and Research Hospital, Ankara, - - 2014
Hydatid disease is an endemic infection which can affect any organ, mainly the liver and lungs. Peritoneal echinococcosis is usually known to occur secondary to hepatic hydatid cyst rupture into the peritoneal cavity. An isolated cyst in the pelvic cavity is considered as primary only when there are no other ...
Benzimra Julie J Department of Radiology, University Hospitals Paris Nord Val de Seine, Beaujon, Clichy, Hauts-de-Seine, - - 2014
To describe the long-term clinical and morphological outcome of symptomatic hepatic cysts treated with percutaneous ethanol sclerotherapy (PES). From December 2003 to September 2011, all patients with hepatic cysts undergoing PES with a follow-up after 12 months were included. Evolution of the volume of the cysts and clinical and biological data ...
Sporea I I Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Medicine and Pharmacy "Victor Babeş" Timişoara, - - 2014
Purpose: To assess the value of contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) for differentiating malignant from benign focal liver lesions (FLLs) and for diagnosing different FLL types. Material and Methods: CEUS performed in 14 Romanian centers was prospectively collected between February 2011 and June 2012. The inclusion criteria were: age > 18 years; patients ...
Fujii Masayoshi - - 2014
A 77-year-old man, with a lengthy medical history of chronic dysuria, constipation, hypertension, myocardial infarction, and a submandibular lymphadenopathy that was excised 3 years ago, was hospitalized due to elevated liver enzyme levels. He demonstrated hypergammaglobulinemia, hyperproteinemia, high levels of IgG and IgG4, eosinophilia, sclerosing cholangitis, and retroperitoneal fibrosis. He ...
Muto Jun J Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, - - 2014
Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is a hypervascular tumor, and its vascularity is unique and greatly different from peripheral parenchyma of liver. Afferent and efferent vessels of HCC lesion come to differ as the lesion develops. The characteristic of the flow regulates the common style of metastasis. The portal tract of the ...
Waters Kevin M KM Department of Pathology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, - - 2014
Medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC) is an uncommon thyroid tumor that usually behaves aggressively. After resection, serological surveillance for calcitonin and carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) is used to prompt a radiographic search for metastatic disease. We report a case of a 65-year-old woman who presented with a large liver metastasis 37 years ...
Sainani Nisha I NI Division of Abdominal Imaging and Intervention, Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA, 02115, USA, - - 2014
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of CT-guided percutaneous biopsy of isoattenuating liver lesions using anatomic landmarks (ALs) to guide needle placement and added value of intravenous (IV) contrast. An interventional radiology database was reviewed to identify patients with CT-guided percutaneous biopsy of isoattenuating focal liver ...
Lee Chun-Yuan CY Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Kaohsiung, - - 2014
We report the case of an 81-year-old man diagnosed with liver cirrhosis complicated by spontaneous bacterial peritonitis and septic shock. Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex was isolated from the ascites, sputum, and blood culture 1 month after the patient died. Clinicians should be aware of the unusual diagnosis of sepsis tuberculosa gravissima ...
Iimuro Yuji Y Department of Surgery, Hyogo College of Medicine, Nishinomiya, - - 2014
Laparoscopic fenestration is a standard procedure for the treatment of non-parasitic liver cysts. After fenestration, the remnant liver often restores its volume. However, no systematic analysis of the phenomenon exists. In the present study, the pattern of liver volume restoration after laparoscopic fenestration of liver cysts was analyzed, and the ...
Galia Massimo M Section of Radiology -Di.Bi.Me.F., University of Palermo, Palermo, - - 2014
Detection and characterization of focal lesions in the cirrhotic liver may pose a diagnostic dilemma. Several benign and malignant lesions may be found in a cirrhotic liver along with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), and may exhibit typical or atypical imaging features. In this pictorial essay, we illustrate computed tomography and magnetic ...
Enbom Elena T ET Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, Calif., - - 2014
Background: Epithelioid hemangioendothelioma (EHE) is an uncommon vascular soft-tissue tumor. Five cases of EHE in body fluids have been documented in the literature, all of them occurring in pleural effusions. This is the first description of cytomorphological features of EHE cells in ascitic fluid, accompanied by corresponding histopathological findings, clinical, ...
Suárez-Peñaranda José Manuel - - 2014
Myelolipomas are rare benign tumors of poorly understood tumorigenesis composed of mature hematopoietic tissue and fat. They mostly occur in the adrenal glands, but extra-adrenal myelolipomas have been reported in other locations such as the presacral region or retroperitoneum. It is not unusual that they are incidental findings revealed in ...
Zhang Ping P Department of Ultrasound, Third Xiangya Hospital, Central South University, 410013 Changsha, Hunan, China. - - 2014
Objectives- The purpose of this study was to evaluate the diagnostic performance of contrast-enhanced sonography and acoustic radiation force impulse imaging (ARFI) in differential diagnosis of benign and malignant liver lesions. Methods- A total of 156 patients with liver lesions were included in the study. The images from conventional sonography ...
Wills Mark M Radiology Registrar in the Department of Imaging, Hammersmith Hospital, Imperial College NHS Trust, - - 2014
Microbubbles as an ultrasound contrast agent allow characterization of focal liver lesions. This article summarizes the ultrasound appearances and enhancement characteristics of benign liver lesions, focal fatty sparing and focal fatty change, and blunt liver trauma.
Yuan Shi-Min SM Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, The First Hospital of Putian, Teaching Hospital, Fujian Medical University, Putian, Fujian Province, - - 2014
Extracardiac manifestations of constrictive pericarditis, such as massive ascites and liver cirrhosis, often cover the true situation and lead to a delayed diagnosis. A young female patient was referred to this hospital due to a 4-year history of refractory ascites as the only presenting symptom. A diagnosis of chronic calcified ...
Roy Asitava Deb AD Assistant Professor,Department of Pathology, Sikkim Manipal Institute of Medical Sciences , Gangtok, India - - 2014
Cutaneous metastasis is one of the many skin changes which are associated with internal malignancies. Breast, lung, and colon are the most common sources of internal primary malignancies. Gastro-esophageal junction adenocarcinoma is a rare cause of cutaneous metastasis to the scalp. Gastric adenocarcinoma usually metastasizes to the liver, peritoneal cavity ...
Guo Xiao-Qin - - 2014
: As rare condition, mucoepidermoid carcinoma may occur in liver although its etiology and pathogenesis is still unclear. We report here a case of intrahepatic mucoepidermoid carcinoma misdiagnosed as cholangiocarcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma by preoperative radiologic and intraoperative histological examinations, respectively. A 60-year-old woman presented with a 1-month history ...
Akhan Okan O Faculty of Medicine, Department of Radiology, Hacettepe University, 06100, Ankara, Turkey, - - 2014
The purpose of this study was to determine the safety and efficacy of adjuvant albendazole medication in percutaneous liver hydatid cyst treatment with puncture, aspiration, injection, and reaspiration (PAIR) method. Between November 2007 and May 2011, total of 39 patients with newly diagnosed liver hydatid cyst (total of 77 cysts) ...
Pinto Dos Santos D D Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University Medical Center of the Johannes Gutenberg University - - 2014
Purpose: To evaluate the effect of different reconstruction kernels on the semi-automated segmentation of liver lesions in MDCT. Materials and Methods: A total 62 liver lesions were measured by three independent radiologists with the semi-automated segmentation software Oncology-Prototype (Fraunhofer MEVIS, Siemens Healthcare, Germany) using MDCT datasets (3-mm slice thickness, 2-mm ...
Aishima Shinichi S Department of Anatomic Pathology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3-1-1 Maidashi, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka, 812-8582, Japan. - - 2014
Biliary tract carcinoma develops within the intrahepatic or extrahepatic biliary tree and gallbladder. Primary sclerosing cholangitis, hepatolithiasis, congenital choledochal cyst, liver fluke infection, pancreatobiliary maljunction, toxic exposures and hepatitis virus infection are risk factors for the development of human biliary carcinoma. The precise molecular abnormalities of biliary carcinogenesis are still ...
Shah Rushikesh R Resident Physician. SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY - - - 2014
The diagnosis of Hepatopulmonary Syndrome (HPS) is often missed due to lack of suspicion. Patients with a diagnosis of HPS can be allocated extra points on the liver transplant wait list to enhance the possibility of receiving a organ. We present a 64 year old male presented for evaluation of ...
Mostafa Mohammad Golam MG Department of Pathology, National Institute of Cancer Research, Dhaka, - - 2014
Objective: In this study, the efficiency of telemedical consulting with regard to fine needle aspirates from space-occupying lesions (SOLs) of the liver is investigated for the first time. Study Design: The study includes fine needle aspirations from 62 patients, 33 with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and 29 with non-hepatic tumors. Using ...
Puri Yogesh Y Yogesh Puri, Dimitrios Lytras, Clinical Fellow HPB and Liver Transplant Unit, Royal Free Hospital, London NW32QG, United - - 2014
Inflammatory pseudo-tumour (IPT) of the liver is a rare condition with the appearance of a tumour-like space occupying lesion. Aetiology and natural history is not known for these benign lesions, as they are commonly diagnosed as malignant lesions and frequently undergo surgical resection since spontaneous resolution is very rare. Multifocal ...
Jiang Guo-Qing - - 2014
Patients with cirrhosis-associated hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) rarely present with acute pancreatitis (AP) and obstructive jaundice as the main clinical features. AP with obstructive jaundice caused by common bile duct embolism (CBDE) is very rare. A 54-year-old man with CBDE was misdiagnosed with common bile duct stones three times over a ...
Heinle Robert R Division of Allergy and Immunology, Department of Pediatrics, Thomas Jefferson University, 1600 Rockland Road, Wilmington, DE - - 2014
Sarcoidosis is a multiorgan system disease that often presents insidiously. The diagnosis is often made fortuitously upon routine chest radiography or that done for other reasons. Blacks are more commonly affected than whites and age of onset is typically adolescents to young adults. Lung involvement is common and symptoms may ...
Hifumi Tatsuro T Fukuoka Prefecture Meat Safety Inspection - - 2014
A solitary spherical mass was found in the caudal part of the cranial lobe of the left lung of a 28-month-old Japanese Black cow. The mass was circumscribed, embedded in lung parenchyma, and not connected to the liver or diaphragm. Histologically, the mass comprised hepatocytes, portal structures consisting of interlobular ...
Lai Jin-Ping JP Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of California in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, - - 2014
To explore the immunohistochemical utility of proliferating cell nuclear antigen (PCNA), insulin-like growth factor 2 (IGF2) and clusterin in the distinction between malignant and benign liver nodular lesions. Immunohistochemical stains for PCNA, IGF2 and clusterin were performed on 284 liver nodular lesions, including 33 hepatocellular adenomas (HCA), 40 focal nodular ...
Ling Wenwu W Department of Ultrasound, West China Hospital of Sichuan University, Chengdu, - - 2014
Tissue stiffness has been found to be a useful predictor of malignancy in various cancers. However, data on the stiffness of hepatocellular carcinomas (HCCs) and their background livers are contradictory. The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of vascularity and histologic differentiation on HCC stiffness. Elastography point quantification ...
Becce Fabio F Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Lausanne University Hospital, Rue du Bugnon 46, 1011 Lausanne, - - 2014
To report the diffusion-weighted MRI findings in alveolar echinococcosis (AE) of the liver and evaluate the potential role of apparent diffusion coefficients (ADCs) in the characterisation of lesions. We retrospectively included 22 patients with 63 AE liver lesions (≥1cm), examined with 3-T liver MRI, including a free-breathing diffusion-weighted single-shot echo-planar ...
Ma Xuelei X The Department of Medical Oncology, Cancer Center, State Key Laboratory of Biotherapy, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, 610041, People's Republic of - - 2014
The objective of this paper was to evaluate the overall accuracy of elastography in the diagnosis of benign and malignant liver lesions by liver biopsy as the gold standard. Literature databases were searched. The studies which were related to evaluate the diagnostic value of elastography for differentiation in benign and ...
Stift Judith J Institute of Clinical Pathology, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, - - 2014
After allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation (alloHCT) liver biopsy is performed for enigmatic liver disorders when noninvasive diagnostic steps have failed in establishing a definitive diagnosis. This document provides an updated consensus on the prerequisites for proper evaluation of liver biopsies in alloHCT patients and the histological diagnostic criteria for liver ...
Swadley Matthew J MJ Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Emory University Hospital, 1364 Clifton Road NE, Room H185C, Atlanta, GA 30322; - - 2014
Objectives: To explore the diagnosis of hematolymphoid malignancies of the liver (hepatic lymphoma [HeL]) by image-guided fine-needle aspiration (FNA), which can often be difficult due to a low index of suspicion and nonspecific patient presentations, especially in the rare cases where the liver is the only site of disease (primary ...
Long J J Cardiff and Vale University Health Board, - - 2014
Simple liver cysts are common, rarely causing significant morbidity or mortality. Budd-Chiari syndrome (BCS) is caused by obstruction of hepatic venous outflow and is the leading cause of postsinusoidal liver failure. We present a rare case of BCS caused by a simple hepatic cyst. A 16cm × 16cm liver cyst ...
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