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Sofoudis C - - 2012
Endometrial stromal sarcomas are rare tumors accounting for about 0.2% of all genital tract malignancies. They are considered to occur more often in premenopausal women. Endometrial stromal sarcomas are hormone sensitive tumors. A state of hyper-estrogenemia could act as a growth stimulus. Given the rarity of these tumors there are ...
Enatsu Rei - - 2012
Pituitary apoplexy is defined as a sudden loss of blood supply to the pituitary gland, leading to tissue necrosis and hemorrhage. Its clinical symptoms are characterized by sudden onset of headache, nausea, vomiting, ophthalmic symptoms and hormonal dysfunction. A 65-year-old woman presented with left-sided ptosis and blurred vision. These ophthalmic ...
Hecht Tobias - - 2012
We report on a 7-year-old girl with generalized seizures, somnolence, fever, and respiratory distress. The increase of sinus tachycardia with good hydration, sufficient analgesia, and hyperthermia in our patient led to the determination of thyroid hormones, and therefore finally to the diagnosis of a thyrotoxic crisis in Graves' disease. Thyrotoxic ...
Maw Matthew - - 2012
An 84-year-old woman accidentally aspirated an iron tablet. She was successfully treated with early endobronchial removal of the iron tablet remnants, oral corticosteroids and antibiotics. We describe the bronchoscopic and histological changes over time following acute iron tablet aspiration and highlight the importance of early intervention to avoid complications.
Dange Nitin - - 2012
We report a 16-year-old girl who had stunted growth and primary amenorrhea presenting with headache and vomiting. MRI of brain showed posterior fossa dermoid cyst with hydrocephalus and empty sella. Growth hormone (GH), Leutinizing hormone (LH) and Follicular stimulating hormone (FSH) were grossly reduced on endocrinological work-up. She underwent suboccipital ...
Khan Areej - - 2012
Parathyroid cysts are rare lesions found in the neck and anterior mediastinum. They are often nonfunctional (>90%) and rarely in the functional form. This paper discusses a case of severe hypercalcemia (23 mg/dL) secondary to a rare functional parathyroid cyst. The patient was later found to have a hemorrhagic cyst with ...
Mohammadi Afshin - - 2012
Recently, minimally invasive parathyroidectomy (MIP) has been developed and is gaining popularity among surgeons. For this reason, preoperative localization is playing an important role to detect the precise location of the affected gland and to increase the success rate. From June 2007 to June 2011, 56 consecutive patients (11 men ...
Rosseel Liesbeth L Department of Internal Medicine, UZBrussel (VUB), Brussels, - - 2012
A 57-year-old woman was admitted to the emergency department, presenting with episodes of altered consciousness and behaviour which, upon further examination, were linked to periods of recurrent hypoglycaemia. Imaging revealed a large mass in the right thoracic cavity while blood analysis demonstrated diminished C-peptide, (pro-)insulin, insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF-I) ...
Visnyei Koppany - - 2012
Humoral hypercalcemia of malignancy is frequently observed in patients with solid tumors. However, few instances have been described involving patients with gynecological malignancies. We report a case of endometrioid carcinoma of the uterine corpus in a patient who initially presented with hypercalcemia. The elevated calcium levels were found to be ...
Frassanito Paolo - - 2011
Abstract The exceptional case of a 19-month-old boy with an apparently isolated frontal lesion and a huge holocord neoplastic involvement, presenting with a subtly indolent preoperative course and a particularly tumultuous evolution, is reported. The diagnosis of embryonal tumour with abundant neuropil and true rosettes was posed.
Van den Elsen Sven - - 2011
Potato cyst nematodes (PCN) are quarantine organisms, and they belong to the economically most relevant pathogens of potato worldwide. Methodologies to assess the viability of their cysts which can contain 200-500 eggs protected by the hardened cuticle of a dead female, are either time and labor intensive, or lack robustness. ...
Granato Felice - - 2011
Thyroglossal duct cysts (TGDCs) are developmental anomalies arising from the embryonic thyroglossal duct. They are commonly midline cervical structures associated with the hyoid bone. We report a 3.5-cm diameter isolated TGDC of the anterior mediastinum in a 65-year-old European woman who was treated by transcervical excision. The mass was limited ...
Tanaka H - - 2011
Follicular variant thyroid-type papillary carcinoma (FVTPC) arising from thyroid tissue in mature cystic teratoma of the left ovary is extremely rare, and it is not easy to diagnose preoperatively. However, with reports of an early postoperative death, we must prudently select the strategy for this lesion. A 50-year-old woman had ...
Andrén-Sandberg Ake - - 2011
Pancreatic endocrine tumours are rare tumours, and arise from the types of pancreatic cells that produce hormones. These tumours may or may not secrete hormones themselves and may or may not be cancerous (malignant). Functioning tumours secrete a particular hormones which may cause various syndromes. The present article reviews the ...
Haidar Saadallah George - - 2011
Interventions to treat unicameral bone cysts vary. Nonetheless, regardless of the intervention modality, the outcome is not certain. The purpose of this study was to determine if the distance between the growth plate and the cyst can be used to predict the outcome of the treatment. Retrospectively, we assessed the ...
Meenakshisundaram Lakshmi - - 2011
A healthy young man presented with cardiac tamponade. He underwent pericardial window and biopsy revealed chronic inflammation. Two years later, he presented with respiratory failure. CT of the thorax revealed prominent anterior mediastinal mass abutting the brachiocephalic vein consistent with thymic tumour. Open lung biopsy revealed metastatic intermediate-grade neuroendocrine carcinoma ...
Savas Erdeve Senay - - 2011
Intracranial cysts (ICC) may cause a wide spectrum of endocrinological disorders. We evaluated 27 patients who were diagnosed with ICC during investigation for neuroendocrine dysfunctions and reviewed the relevant literature. The types of ICC in the patients were arachnoid cysts (n = 13); Rathke cleft cysts (n = 7); pineal ...
Jaetli V - - 2011
Mesenchymal chondrosarcoma (MC) is a rare variant of chondrosarcoma (CS) that accounts for upto 3-9% of all CS and has high predilection for the head and neck region. It is usually seen in younger age group compared to conventional CS and maxillary anterior alveolus is the most common site. The ...
Tazi El Mehdi el - - 2011
Follicular thyroid cancer rarely manifests itself as a distant metastatic lesion. We report a case of a 41-year old man presented with a solid mass located in the left temporo-occipital region. The 3D computed tomography showed a large solid mass with high vascularity, skull erosion and supra-infratentorial epidural mass effect. ...
Jakubowska Anna - - 2011
The aim of the paper was the US evaluation of hormonal disorders and treatment results in adolescent girls and boys with breast cysts. In the years 2001-2009, US examination of the breast was performed in 427 children aged 10-18 years, with clinically suspected breast pathologies. The indications for US examination ...
Tourlakis D D Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Klinikum Chemnitz gGmbH, Flemmingstraße 4, 09116 Chemnitz, - - 2011
Background. Complete androgen insensitivity syndrome is a rare syndrome in which the uterus is absent and testes rather than ovaries are present. Patients usually visit a gynecologist due to primary amenorrhea. Case. A forty-eight-year-old woman with lower abdominal pain and anamnesis of uterus agenesis was operated on due to bilateral ...
Nair Preeti P PP Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, People's College of Dental Sciences and Research Centre, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India. - - 2011
Brown tumours are classic bony lesions that arise as a result of the effect of parathyroid hormone on bone tissue in some patients with hyperparathyroidism. They are erosive bony lesions caused by rapid osteolysis and peritrabecular fibrosis, resulting in a local destructive phenomenon. Facial skeleton is involved in about 2% ...
Clemente Marco - - 2010
Lipoma is a benign tumour composed of well-differentiated adipocytes and is the most common soft tissue mass. We present a case of an intraluminal lipoma of the iliofemoral axis presenting as lower limb venous obstruction. In our case, definite diagnosis is impossible as there is aspecific symptomatology and radiologic imaging ...
Smith Alice Boyd - - 2010
Lesions of the pineal region include a diverse group of entities. The most common neoplastic lesions are the germ cell tumors. Germ cell tumors may be hormonally active, and evaluation of serum or cerebrospinal fluid levels of oncoproteins assists in making the diagnosis. Neoplasms arising from the pineal parenchyma include ...
Rosa Marilin - - 2010
The majority of chondroid tumors arising in the cortex of bone are benign in nature. Juxtacortical chondrosarcoma is a relatively uncommon variant of chondrosarcoma, which by definition, is a malignant cartilaginous tumor that occurs on the surface of bone and measures at least 5 cm. Although the diagnostic value of ...
Liu Zhen Jiang - - 2010
Extraskeletal osteochondroma near the hip is rare and its pathological diagnosis is based on radiological and histopathological examination. It is vital that such a diagnosis be considered when a discrete, ossified mass is localized in soft tissues, even at atypical sites. Differential diagnoses include myositis ossificans, a lipomatous lesion, a ...
Cohen Liat - - 2010
An eight-year-old, spayed, female golden retriever was presented with progressive right hindlimb lameness and polyuria/polydipsia. Multiple soft tissue masses were palpable within the hindlimb muscles. A tentative diagnosis of sarcoma was made on fine needle aspiration. A computed tomography scan of the hindlimb and thorax confirmed the presence and location ...
Endo-Munoz Liliana - - 2010
We conducted a transcriptomic screen of osteosarcoma (OS) biopsies and found that expression of osteoclast-specific tartrate-resistant acid phosphatase 5 (ACP5/TRAP) is significantly downregulated in OS compared with nonmalignant bone (P < 0.0001). Moreover, lesions from OS patients with pulmonary metastases had 2-fold less ACP5/TRAP expression (P < 0.018) than lesions ...
Irani Farzan - - 2010
Endobronchial lipomas are rare benign tumours of the lung. Bronchial occlusion may lead to a misdiagnosis of asthma or malignancy. We describe a 52-year-old man treated for asthma for several years, who presented with non-resolving right upper lobe pneumonia. Bronchoscopy proved to be diagnostic and therapeutic. Clinical characteristics of this ...
Bilodeau Elizabeth - - 2010
One case of an expansile mass involving the roots of a mandibular left first molar in a nine year old male is presented. The lesion has features of a cementoblastoma (CB), osteoblastoma (OB), and osteosarcoma (OS) both radiographically and histologically. Radiographically, a "sunburst" appearance is present. Histologically, the lesional tissue ...
Bulkeley William - - 2012
BACKGROUND.: Lipomas are the most common benign neoplasm of the head and neck. However, osteolipomas, a rare variant of lipoma, are uncommon in this location. When they occur, variations in location and radiographic presentation may obscure the diagnosis. METHODS AND RESULTS.: A 68-year-old man presented with left jaw pain and ...
Yoshida Akihiko - - 2010
Parosteal osteosarcoma and low-grade central osteosarcoma are two types of low-grade osteosarcoma that show similar clinical behaviors, histological features, and genetic background (ie, amplified sequences of 12q13-15, including MDM2 and CDK4). Low-grade osteosarcoma is often confused with benign lesions, and ancillary techniques to enhance diagnostic accuracy have been awaited. This ...
Unlu Serhan - - 2010
A subungual exostosis is a benign lesion described as a variant of an osteochondroma. It mostly affects the great toe, and it can be confused with an osteochondroma and a Nora's lesion. The curative treatment for a subungual exostosis is complete excision, and the cartilaginous cap must be totally resected ...
Bishop Justin A - - 2010
Small cell osteosarcoma may present a challenging primary diagnosis on cytologic assessment owing to its rarity and its morphologic similarity to other small round blue cell tumors. Five cases of small cell osteosarcoma from our cytopathology archives were identified and reviewed and cytologic features elaborated. Three cases were fine-needle aspirations ...
Bagatur A Erdem - - 2010
Intraosseous lipoma is the rarest primary bone tumor, is usually asymptomatic, and is often discovered incidentally during unrelated investigations. Lipomas usually undergo varying degrees of involution, with necrosis, cyst formation, and calcification. Careful radiological-pathological correlation is required to avoid misinterpretation. This study describes 12 intraosseous lipomas in 11 patients (6 ...
Larsen Sangeetha - - 2010
BACKGROUND: Osteosarcoma is a common malignancy, although skin metastasis is rare. We sought to review the incidence, epidemiology, risk factors, and prognosis of osteosarcoma with skin involvement. METHODS: We conducted a retrospective chart review that covered 30 years and involved clinic patients younger than 18 years who had cutaneous metastases ...
Verma Satyajeet - - 2010
Giant lipomas are benign soft tissue tumours. They are found relatively rarely on the posterior part of the neck. Bleeding pressure ulcer in this giant tumour is a rare presentation. Surgical interventions in these tumours are very challenging because, sometimes, extension to the spinal cord and malignant change may occur, ...
Morimoto Takashi T Department of Gastroenterology, Juntendo University Nerima Hospital, Tokyo 177-8521, - - 2010
Lipoma is relatively common in the colon but is less often in the small intestine. Most lipomas are incidentally detected at endoscopy and are usually small and asymptomatic. However, some of them can present with obstruction and/or intussusceptions. Surgical resection is commonly recommended to remove such significant lipomas with a ...
Decker Joshua - - 2010
A case of a subcutaneous polypoid lipoma, presenting as a rudimentary polydactyly, is reported. The lesion was located between the first and second digits and extended into the first intermetatarsal space in a polypoid fashion. Radiographically, there were no osseous structures associated with the mass, and preliminary biopsy results showed ...
Laforga Juan B - - 2010
Extraskeletal myxoid chondrosarcoma (EMC) is a rare soft tissue tumor arising in extremities. We report a typical case of EMC in left inguinal region of a 71-year-old man, which was first approached by fine-needle aspiration, followed by surgical excision and subsequently diagnosed by microscopic examination and immunohistochemical study. We discuss ...
Bousdras V A - - 2010
A case of multiple-site osteosarcomas in the jaw of a 56-year-old patient is reported. The disease occurred consecutively at three different sites (left maxilla, left mandible, right mandible) separated by time intervals of 12 and 18 months, respectively. Metachronous osteosarcomas of the long bones is a rare form of osteosarcoma ...
Brones Ashley - - 2010
The authors present the case of a 21-month-old girl with a posterior cervical subcutaneous/spinal lipoma that contained heterotopic bone. The patient demonstrated no neurological deficits and the lesion was resected without complication. The lesion was determined to be an ossifying lipoma. The literature on ossifying lipomas and osteolipomas is reviewed ...
Chen Xiaowei - - 2010
Pleomorphic lipoma is a rare lipocytic neoplasm that most commonly occurs in the head and neck region in middle-aged to elderly men. Clinically, it presents as a slow-growing, well-circumscribed subcutaneous mass. Histopathologically and cytogenetically, it has some features overlapping with other benign and malignant tumors, such as benign spindle cell ...
Estrada-Villase?or Er?ndira - - 2010
BACKGROUND: Dedifferentiated chondrosarcomas account for approximately 10% of all chondrosarcomas. There are few reports that describe the cytologic findings in dedifferentiated chondrosarcomas. In all these cases it was only present in the smears as a high grade sarcoma component. CASE: A 58-year-old man with a bone lesion in the right ...
Ugidos Lisardo - - 2010
Spermatic cord sarcomas (SCS) are very infrequent and sometimes misdiagnosed malignancies. Moreover, their optimal management remains undefined with ongoing controversy about the indications for adjuvant therapy. Histologically, liposarcomas are the most common type. Osteosarcoma is rarely observed in this location and combined tumours with this component have not been described. ...
Kumar V V - - 2010
This article presents an interesting case of osteochondroma of the mandibular condyle with multiple projections in a 42-year-old man. Owing to the large size of the lesion, surgical condylectomy was performed using a transzygomatic approach.
Adeniji K A - - 2010
BACKGROUND: Osteosarcomas and chondrosarcomas are the most common malignancies of the jaw bones. Nasal osteogenic chondrosarcoma is rarely reported. OBJECTIVE: To draw attention to a rare tumour, osteogenic chondrosarcoma. METHODS: A middle aged woman presented with a three month history of nasal blockade and mucopurulent discharge. She was fully clinically ...
Walia Rama - - 2010
The authors report a 36-year-old male who presented with headache and hypopituitarism, and MRI revealed a ring enhancing lesion with pituitary stalk thickening. During follow-up, he presented with recurrent pyogenic meningitis with persistence of the lesion, therefore a diagnosis of pituitary abscess was considered. He underwent trans-sphenoidal surgery (TSS) with ...
Previgliano Carlos Humberto - - 2010
Parosteal lipomas (PL) account for 0.3% of all lipomas. They are composed of adipose tissue adjacent to the bone cortex and elicit bony reactive changes. Location of this typically slow-growing indolent lesion in the ribs is unusual. Albeit a benign condition, PL imaging findings may be misinterpreted as a malignant ...
Schmale Gregory A - - 2010
Multiple Osteochondromas (MO) is a disease of benign bony growths with a low incidence of malignant transformation. Secondary chondrosarcoma in children is rare even in children with MO. Making a diagnosis of malignancy in low-grade cartilage tumors is challenging and requires consideration of clinical, radiographic, and histopathological factors. We report ...
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