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Shindo Koji K Department of Anatomic Pathology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3-1-1 Maidashi, Fukuoka, 812-8582, - - 2014
A thickened, enhanced cyst wall on imaging examinations is one of the "worrisome features" described in the consensus guidelines for management of intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm of the pancreas (IPMN). Podoplanin (PDPN) expression by cancer-associated fibroblasts is known to be an indicator of poor prognosis in some types of cancer. ...
Chen Chin-Li - - 2014
Myofibromas are benign mesenchymal neoplasms that can present as solitary and multicentric lesions. They can occur in several locations and can occur at any age from neonates to elderly patients. However, most of the lesions are found in neonates and babies. It rarely occurs in adults. A 29-year-old Taiwanese man ...
Yoo Yon Sik YS Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Hallym University, Dongtan, - - 2014
A patient who underwent manipulation for stiffness accompanying a rotator cuff tear experienced a complication consisting of a bony Bankart lesion connected to the superior and inferior labrum. This lesion was displaced posteriorly, locked behind the humeral head and blocking the reduction. Attachment of the labrum to this fragment made ...
Siadecki Sebastian D SD Department of Emergency Medicine, Division of Emergency Ultrasound, St. Luke's - Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, New - - 2014
Emergency physicians can utilize bedside ultrasound to aid in the diagnosis of abdominal wall hernias and in the reduction of incarcerated hernias. To review the sonographic appearance and diagnostic criteria of abdominal wall hernias and to describe the potential use of ultrasound as an aid in hernia reduction. An emergency ...
Kim Sae Hoon SH Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, - - 2014
BACKGROUND:Bioabsorbable anchors may lead to osteolysis and cyst formation. However, the prevalence of these outcomes is not known for rotator cuff repairs. PURPOSE:To evaluate cyst formation after placement of bioabsorbable anchors for rotator cuff repairs and to verify whether bioabsorbable anchors degraded as intended and preserved bone stock for possible ...
Fernandes Teresa T Department of Radiology, Hospital de São João, Alameda Prof. Hernâni Monteiro, 4200-319, Porto, Portugal, - - 2014
In this article we present a simplified algorithm-based approach to the thickening of the small and large bowel wall detected on routine computed tomography (CT) of the abdomen. Thickening of the small or large bowel wall may be caused by neoplastic, inflammatory, infectious, or ischaemic conditions. First, distinction should be ...
Fargas Fàbregas Francesc F Instituto Universitari Dexeus, Barcelona, - - 2014
•A simple endometriosis can result in malignancy pathology, as a neoplasia.•Wall-abdominal tumors and soft tissue as a possible differential diagnosis of abdominal wall endometriosis•Preperitoneal node-metastasis as malignancy of endometriosis in previous cesarean scar.
Ionescu S - - 2014
A newborn with abdominal wall defect is one of the mostdramatic cases in neonatology, but also a challenge forpediatric surgeons. This article describes the fundamentalconcepts of two major abdominal wall defects - gastroschisisand omphalocele - including options and principles of prenataland postnatal care. Although these birth defects of theabdominal wall ...
Holliday Alex C AC The University of Texas Medical - - 2014
An 18-year-old man presented with a 6-year history of penile and scrotal papules. Biopsy of one of the 1-3mm papules revealed calcinosis cutis.
Rocha Haroldo Luís Oliva Gomes HL Department of Endoscopy, Faculdade de Ciências Médicas Santa Casa de São Paulo, Centro Franco-Brasileiro de Ecoendoscopia, São Paulo, SP, - - 2013
Heterotopic pancreas is usually asymptomatic and does not change throughout the patient's life, but sometimes it can present symp-toms and complications, which are rarely discrete in the literature. We present here a case of heterotopic pancreas in the gastric wall complicated with pseudocyst, and suggest that heterotopic pancreatic pseudocyst should ...
Kim Joo Yeon - - 2013
Pericardial cysts are reported by some authors, but epicardial cysts are extremely rare. We report one case of epicardial cyst that was detected incidentally and was removed successfully. Furthermore, unusually, pathological examinations confirmed that the cyst wall was looked like a vessel wall.
Shoji Fumihiro F Department of Thoracic Surgery, Clinical Research Institute, National Hospital Organization, Kyushu Medical Center, Fukuoka, Japan. - - 2013
The mediastinal gastroenteric cyst is a rare developmental cyst. In general, the majority of mediastinal gastroenteric cysts are recognized in infancy and are commonly located in the posterior mediastinum. In addition, gastroenteric cysts occasionally contain pancreatic tissue; however, no studies have reported that these cysts influenced the diabetes mellitus status ...
Tongdee Ranista - - 2012
To evaluate the normal antral wall thickness on MDCT and to determine the optimal cut-off value for differentiating normal and benign from malignant gastric wall thickening. MDCT scans of 154 patients, 22 malignancies, 66 benign conditions, and 66 normal findings, whose underwent both gastroscopy and MDCT within 30 days were ...
Raychaudhuri Sujata - - 2012
Primary Cutaneous Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma (PCACC) is a rare form of cutaneous carcinoma. It closely resembles adenoid cystic carcinoma of salivary glands. The lesion tends to infiltrate and recur locally but rarely metastasizes to distant organs and lymph nodes. We present here a case of a31-year-old male with complaints of ...
Ali Syed - - 2012
A 63 year old woman was referred to the retina clinic after her vision failed to improve in her left eye after cataract surgery. X-linked retinoschisis was diagnosed in the patient after her retina exam revealed an area of retinoschisis and a foveal cyst.The OCT confirmed the macular cyst and ...
Nakano Shogo - - 2012
The aim of this study was to verify the utility of second-look sonography using real-time virtual sonography (RVS)-a coordinated sonography with an MRI system that uses an image fusion technique with magnetic navigation-on the sonographic evaluation of MRI-detected lesions of the breast. Of the 196 consecutive patients who were examined ...
Kornik Rachel I - - 2012
  Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (DFSP) is a fibrohistiocytic tumor of low grade malignant potential. Although rare, pediatric cases pose a particular challenge in diagnosis and management. In children, the clinical appearance may be heterogeneous and a high index of suspicion is necessary to avoid delays in diagnosis which can lead to ...
Thebaud Estelle - - 2012
Fibrosarcomas (FS) are rare malignant tumors in pediatrics, classified in the heterogeneous non-rhabdomyosarcomas group of malignant mesenchymal tumors. Infantile FS are found typically in children less than 2 years of age, and include congenital FS usually occurring in infants in the first 3 months of life. Histological diagnosis can be difficult; and ...
Fujibayashi Shunsuke - - 2012
ABSTRACT: Study Design. A retrospective study was conducted to investigate the impact of vertebral endplate cyst formation on union status after lumbar interbody fusion.Objective. To assess the impact of cyst formation at the vertebral endplate in the early detection of nonunion after lumbar interbody fusion. The relationship between vertebral endplate ...
Kuru Timur H - - 2012
To determine the targeting error of a novel stereotactic prostate biopsy system that integrates preinterventional MRI with peri-interventional ultrasonography (US) for perineal navigated prostate biopsies. We performed stereotactic biopsies on five prostate phantoms (one CIRS 053-MM and four CIRS 066). Phantom 053-MM incorporates three MRI- and transrectal ultrasonography (TRUS)-visible lesions, ...
Yang Linlin - - 2012
Clear cell sarcoma is a rare and malignant soft tissue tumor that shows phenotypic and immunohistochemical overlap with cutaneous malignant melanoma; identification of biomarkers that differentiate clear cell sarcoma from malignant melanoma is therefore needed. In this study, we performed mutation analysis of BRAF and NRAS, investigated the EWSR1 gene ...
Serra-Guillén C - - 2012
Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans is the most common skin sarcoma, although its incidence is very low compared with other skin tumors. It presents as a slow-growing indurated plaque on which nodules develop over time. The lesion arises in the dermis but can invade subcutaneous tissue, fascia, muscle and even bone. COL1A1-PDGFB translocation ...
Prakash A Ravi - - 2012
Fusion is the union of two tooth buds that are normally separated. Fusion is more frequent in deciduous teeth, particularly in the anterior region. The etiology of fusion is not known. It has been suggested that the pressure of adjacent dental follicles produces their contact and fusion before calcification. There ...
Ammanagi Anand S - - 2012
We report a case of cutaneous angiomyolipoma (AML) found on the anterior abdominal wall of a 3-year-old female child. Histologic examination showed a well-circumscribed nodule in the dermis composed of an intimate mixture of convoluted thick-walled blood vessels, smooth muscle, and mature fat. This lesion differs from renal AML in ...
Epstein Nancy E - - 2012
The surgical management of lumbar synovial cysts that have extruded into the spinal canal remains controversial (e.g. decompression with/without fusion). The neurological presentation, anatomy, pathophysiology, and surgical challenges posed by synovial cysts in the lumbar spine are well known. Neurological complaints typically include unilateral or, more rarely, bilateral radicular complaints, ...
Suzuki Kayo - - 2012
Liposarcomas are separated into clinicopathological entities by a characteristic morphological spectrum and distinctive genetic changes. Myxoid liposarcoma (MLS) represents one such entity with specific chromosomal translocations leading to the generation of fusion genes, the human translocation liposarcoma (TLS)-CCAAT/enhancer binding protein (C/EBP) homologous protein (CHOP) or the Ewing sarcoma (EWS)-CHOP. In ...
Grogan Raymon H - - 2011
Background: Pheochromocytomas and paragangliomas are intra- and extra-adrenal neoplasms that are rarely malignant. The treatment of those that are malignant has remained a challenge because little was known about the molecular pathways involved in its malignant transformation. Recently, however, the genetic and molecular changes involved in malignant pheochromocytoma have come ...
Marques Juliana Pedrosa de Holanda - - 2011
Atypical glandular cells are a common finding in cervical cytology in cervical cancer screening and its occurrence has increased in the last decades. The identification of these cells is clinically very important due to its association with cervical and endometrial dysplasic lesions and cancer. Using a systematic approach, this article ...
Tramm Trine - - 2011
The presence of myoepithelial (ME) cells is considered an important feature in the vast majority of benign breast lesions. Recently, a case showing the absence of myoepithelium in a mammary duct with apocrine metaplasia was reported. To investigate the status of ME cells associated with apocrine metaplasia, the distribution of ...
Ota Hiroyoshi - - 2011
Lobular endocervical glandular hyperplasia (LEGH) is a distinct benign glandular lesion expressing gastric gland mucous cell-type mucin (N-acetylglucosaminα1 → 4galactose → R [GlcNAcα1 → 4Gal → R]). To investigate histogenesis and diagnostic markers of LEGH, we examined the immunohistochemical expression profile of gastric surface mucous cell (MUC5AC and TFF1), gastric ...
Hervey-Jumper Shawn L - - 2011
BACKGROUND AND IMPORTANCE:: Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) is an uncommon disease, usually affecting the cranium and peripheral bones. We present a rare case of isolated optic chiasm involvement by LCH to highlight the importance of considering LCH in the differential diagnosis of optic chiasm lesions. CLINICAL PRESENTATION:: A 71-year-old woman ...
Chui Jeanie - - 2011
Pterygia are common ocular surface lesions thought to originate from limbal stem cells altered by chronic UV exposure. Traditionally regarded as a degenerative condition, pterygia also display tumor-like features, such as a propensity to invade normal tissue and high recurrence rates following resection, and may coexist with secondary premalignant lesions. ...
Tang Yongmin - - 2011
Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH) is a histiocytic disorder characterized by a highly stimulated, but ineffective, immune response to antigens, which results in life-threatening cytokine storm and inflammatory reaction. Considerable progress has been made during the past 2 decades. Detection of molecular genetic abnormalities in genes involved in immune response pathways, such ...
Roh Michael H - - 2011
A fine-needle aspiration sample composed exclusively of Hürthle cells is interpreted as "suspicious for a follicular neoplasm, Hürthle cell type" (SFNHCT). Because some nonneoplastic Hürthle cell proliferations in Hashimoto thyroiditis (HT) mimic this cytologic pattern, we examined the positive predictive value (PPV) for malignancy of SFNHCT in patients with HT. ...
Joshi Anil - - 2011
Pathologic proliferation of the plasma cell population can produce a wide spectrum of disorders, ranging from benign solitary plasmacytoma to malignant multiple myeloma. The presentation of the resulting disease can be either localized or systemic, depending on the affected area. Multiple myeloma typically presents with systemic symptoms secondary to skeletal ...
Yuan Constance M - - 2011
Flow cytometric immunophenotyping (FCM) of multiple myeloma (MM) is commonly accepted in academic centers as providing clinically significant information and is becoming increasingly utilized in the private setting. FCM has established clinical relevance in the following: (1) differential diagnosis of MM from other plasma cell dyscrasias; (2) differentiating MM from ...
Kanemitsu Shinji - - 2011
We report a 79-year-old patient who presented with a fever and abdominal pain. The patient was initially thought to have a retroperitoneal fibrosis or inflammatory abdominal aortitis in a normal-sized caliber aorta. Broad-range polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and DNA sequencing revealed the presence of Enterobacter. We finally diagnosed nonaneurysmal infectious ...
Xie Li - - 2011
The study was trying to figure out the possible role of cell-free miR-24 and miR-30d as diagnostic biomarkers for malignant effusions. A total of 110 effusion samples (28 benign and 82 malignant) were collected and cell-free total RNA was extracted. Quantitative RT-PCR was carried out to measure the expression levels ...
Hinds Brian R - - 2010
BACKGROUND: Sclerosing mesenteritis is a rare disease of unknown etiology that is characterized by self-limited, nonspecific inflammation and fibrosis of the mesenteric adipose tissue. Histologic classification characterizes 3 main stages in the evolution of the fibroinflammatory process: mesenteric lipodystrophy (ML), mesenteric panniculitis (MP), and sclerosing (retractile) mesenteritis (SM). OBSERVATIONS: A ...
Prakash Advait - - 2010
BACKGROUND: Mesenteric cysts are rare intra-abdominal masses in the paediatric age group with varied presentation, ranging from an asymptomatic mass to acute abdomen. This study reviews our experience in the diagnosis and treatment of 17 mesenteric cysts in our centre, with especial reference to acute abdominal symptoms. PATIENTS AND METHODS: ...
Javadrashid Reza - - 2010
We report a case of combined subcutaneous, intrathoracic, and abdominal splenosis who presented with attacks of flushing, tachycardia and vague abdominal pain. The patient's past medical history included a splenectomy due to abdominal trauma and years later, a lung lobectomy due to recurrent pneumonia. An enhancing solid mass adjacent to ...
Huang Yu-Sen - - 2011
A 45-year-old woman had an asymptomatic abnormality on a screening abdominal radiograph. The radiopaque mass in her right upper abdomen was surrounded by numerous "pearls" and resembled an abalone on the supine abdominal radiograph. We advised an additional upright abdominal radiograph, which showed a calcium fluid level. We also clarified ...
Urbiztondo Rebeccah - - 2010
A 10-year-old spayed female Boxer-mix was presented with a history of several weeks of soft stools, straining to defecate, inappetance, and lethargy and several days of hematochezia, melena, and dyschezia. Physical examination findings included mild tachycardia and tense cranial abdomen. CBC results indicated moderate mature neutrophilia. Ultrasonographic examination of the ...
Bamboat Zubin M - - 2010
Sclerosing angiomatoid nodular transformation (SANT) is a relatively new, benign neoplasm arising within the red pulp of the spleen. The lesion is often identified incidentally on imaging, and the diagnosis is confirmed on pathologic assessment of the resected spleen. Although there have been several reports of SANT in the adult ...
Siddiqui Tariq Saeed - - 2010
There are many causes of disturbed bowel habits. In this rare case of mucocele of appendix, patient presented with disturbed bowel habits of increased frequency, urgency and semisolid stool. Ultrasound of abdomen revealed fusiform cyst just below umbilicus. Differential diagnoses included mesenteric cyst, duplication cyst and mucocele of appendix. Coronal ...
Liu Yue - - 2010
To study the multi-slice spiral computed tomography (MSCT) manifestations of gastrointestinal tract (GIT) and mesenteric tumor and tumor-like lesions in children and correlation with pathologic findings. 22 patients (17 male, 5 female; age ranged from 3 days to 11 years; with mean of 4.2 years) were screened out by ultrasonography ...
Gon Sonia - - 2010
A case of mesenteric cyst in a five-year-old male child who presented with acute abdomen due to an infarcted polyp present within the cyst is reported. To the best of our knowledge, such an event has never been reported in the literature previously.
Kornprat Peter - - 2010
Sclerosing mesenteritis is a chronic and extremely rare inflammatory process that predominantly affects the small bowel mesentery. However, the peripancreatic region, the omentum and the retroperitoneum can also be involved. The etiology and pathogenesis of the disease are as yet unknown, but autoimmune disorders, previous abdominal surgery, trauma, ischemia and ...
Zappa Luis - - 2010
BACKGROUND: A mesenteric cyst may have an embryonic, traumatic, neoplastic or infectious origin. In rare cases mesenteric cysts may contain neoplastic epithelium. A mesenteric cyst has not previously been recorded as the cause of pseudomyxoma peritonei. METHODS: A patient who developed widespread mucinous intraperitoneal tumor as a result of a ...
Raddaoui Emad - - 2010
BACKGROUND: Abdominal wall endometriosis is usually preceded by obstetric operations and occasionally can be spontaneous. The diagnosis can be suspected clinically when there is systemic endometriosis or cyclic pain; otherwise it is difficult to differentiate it from other abdominal tumors and nonneoplastic conditions. Fine needle aspiration is an extremely valuable ...
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