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Kapukaya Ahmet - - 2006
This study describes the clinical features, radiological appearance, and treatment of 11 new cases of osseous lipoma and reviews 301 other cases in the literature. Osseous lipomas are classified by the site of origin: either within bone (intraosseous lipoma) or on the surface of bone (juxtacortical). Intraosseous lipomas include intramedullary ...
Jambhekar N A - - 2006
This study comprises of 12 cases of osteoblastoma. There were 8 males and 4 females, with a mean age of 17.8 years. The vertebral column, including the sacrum was the most frequent site (10 of 12 cases). Radiologically the lesions were lytic, well circumscribed and expansile. The histology consisted of ...
Kasthoori J J - - 2006
Radiation-induced sarcomas are well-known though uncommon potential late sequelae of radiation therapy. We report irradiation-induced osteosarcoma involving the maxilla following treatment of nasopharyngeal carcinoma in a 44-year-old man who presented with painful cheek swelling. Radiographs and computed tomography showed a large destructive lesion of the left maxilla. Diagnosis of osteosarcoma ...
Lee S Y - - 2006
PURPOSE: To examine the imaging characteristics of osteoblastic osteosarcoma in older patients, we compared them with those in adolescents because the radiological features of osteosarcoma can be atypical in elderly patients. MATERIAL AND METHODS: 29 cases of adolescent patients and 12 patients older than 40 years of age were reviewed. ...
Dutton Jonathan J - - 2006
We describe a rare intramuscular infiltrating lipomatous tumor affecting the superior oblique muscle. A 37-year-old female presented with eyelid swelling, proptosis and motility disturbance. Imaging studies revealed enlargement of the superior oblique muscle with a fat-density infiltrating lesion within its belly. The clinical and radiologic findings suggested a cystic or ...
Gorman Elena - - 2006
A 6-year-old, neutered male Rottweiler was presented to the University of Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospital because of a lytic bone lesion involving the distal portion of the right radius and possible pulmonary metastases on thoracic radiographs. Results of serum biochemical analysis were unremarkable. Aspiration and cytologic examination of the bone ...
Mazzocchi Marco - - 2006
Lipomas are the most common benign tumors of the mesenchyme; they are composed of mature lipocytes. Benign fatty tumours can arise in any location in which fat is present. Most patients affected by such tumours are in their fifth or sixth decade of life. Only rarely are children affected. Lipomas ...
Rozeman L B - - 2006
Bone- and cartilage-forming tumours (osteosarcomas and chondrosarcomas) are rare malignant neoplasms. These tumours are clinically aggressive and often need extensive local and/or systemic treatment. Whereas no other treatment but surgery is currently available for chondrosarcomas, osteosarcomas show an approximately 50-80% response rate to adjuvant chemotherapy. Surgical removal of these tumours ...
Kajihara Makoto - - 2006
A 65-year-old man presented with a subcutaneous giant mass in his upper back. The tumor had a massive fatty and non-adipose component that enhanced heterogeneously on contrast-enhanced computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging. Therefore, the lesion was initially thought to be a liposarcoma or spindle cell lipoma. After surgery, the ...
Chidzonga Midion Mapfumo - - 2006
Lipomas are among the most common tumors of the human body. However, they are uncommon in the oral cavity. In the oral cavity they present as a slow growing, painless, and asymptomatic yellowish submucosal mass. Surgical excision is the treatment of choice with recurrence not expected. They have been known ...
Ragunanthan N - - 2006
An ossifying soft-tissue lesion is potentially malignant. The possibility of malignancy increases in the absence of significant trauma. Pseudomalignant myositis ossificans can be easily confused with malignant lesions. A 22-year-old man presented with an ossifying mass in the adductor compartment of the thigh. The mass was excised and histopathologically reported ...
Singh R - - 2006
Extraskeletal osteochondroma in the nape of the neck 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 localised in soft tissues, even at atypical sites. Differential diagnoses include myositis ossificans, a ...
Ratcliff J Robyn - - 2006
Surface lesions of bone usually present little diagnostic dilemma because the majority are conventional osteochondromas. Other surface bone lesions include periosteal chondroma, periosteal chondrosarcoma, and parosteal osteosarcoma. Mineralized soft tissue lesions such as myositis ossificans, synovial chondroma, and synovial sarcoma may present in a similar fashion when they occur in ...
Manna Asim Kumar - - 2006
Chondroid lipoma is a rare fatty tumor of soft tissues, especially in limbs and limb girdles. Though it is clinically benign, the main importance lies in its histological similarity with myxoid liposarcoma and chondrosarcoma, which have poorer prognosis. In our study, classical histological pattern of chondroid lipoma was confirmed on ...
Ceylan K - - 2006
Extraskeletal myxoid chondrosarcoma presenting in the head and neck is extremely rare. Histologic diagnosis is difficult and close co-operation among clinician, radiologist and pathologist is recommended. The tumour has a better prognosis than myxoid chondrosarcoma of the bone but surgical resection may be difficult due to its gelatinous nature. We ...
Brodsky Jacob R - - 2006
Lipomas of the cerebellopontine angle (CPA) are unusual tumors that typically present with hearing loss, tinnitus, dizziness, and occasionally facial neuropathies. We describe the case of a healthy 42-year-old woman who presented with left-sided hearing loss and facial synkinesis. T1-weighted magnetic resonance imaging revealed an enhancing lesion of the left ...
Kenan Samuel - - 2007
Low grade central osteosarcoma is a distinct, rare low grade malignant neoplasm characterized histologically by a spindle cell proliferation associated with trabecular bone formation. This tumor usually carries a good prognosis. However, it has the potential to recur, dedifferentiate, and metastasize subsequent to surgical treatment. In extremely rare occasions, LGCOS ...
Hoshi Manabu - - 2006
In this paper, we report three cases with dedifferentiated liposarcoma in the lower extremities, presenting two patterns that are distinctively different radiologically and pathologically. The first case was a 67-year-old male who had discovered a mass in his left thigh, which was shown as a low and iso density mass ...
Benoit-Biancamano Marie-Odile - - 2006
A 3-year-old African hedgehog (Atelerix albiventris) was presented to the Exotic Animal Clinic of the University of Montreal for evaluation of a mass growing on the right thoracic wall. The diagnostic workup, which included helical computed tomography, confirmed the presence of a large mass, originating from the right 7th rib, ...
Martinek Birgit - - 2006
Clinical, ultrasonographic, radiographic and pathological findings of a chondrosarcoma diagnosed in an 8-year-old Simmental cow are reported. The primary site was located in the cartilage of the right scapula at the angulus cranialis. The tumour had already spread to the lungs at the time of diagnosis. This is the first ...
Nogier Alexis - - 2006
Growth or radiologic modification of an osteochondroma after the epiphyseal plate closes suggests the diagnosis of malignant transformation to a chondrosarcoma. However, extensive growth of an osteochondroma in a skeletally mature patient whose tumor proved benign has been reported. We report a similar case in an adult who had a ...
Wong K F - - 2006
Osteosarcoma is the most common primary malignant bone tumor of children and adolescents. It often presents as a solitary lesion; multicentric osteosarcoma with synchronous lesions occurring at multiple skeletal sites is very rare. We report a 9-year-old boy with multicentric osteosarcoma who presented with a left retrobulbar non-sclerotic mass. The ...
Jesse Daniel Bracamonte; Mayo ...
We report a case of an adolescent female whose initial clinical and imaging presentation was considered highly suspicious for metastatic osteosarcoma. Extensive evaluation led to the diagnosis of chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis. If this etiology had been considered earlier in the patient’s clinical course, her diagnostic evaluation may have been ...
Wiser A - - 2006
BACKGROUND: Aggressive angiomyxoma is a benign but locally aggressive tumor that occurs mostly in young women. Because excision is often incomplete, the risk of local recurrence is high. This report describes differences in presentation and the importance of accurate preoperative diagnosis of this rare neoplasm. METHODS AND RESULTS: We describe ...
Hois E L - - 2006
Pancreatic lipomas are rare benign lesions, with only 15 examples documented in the current literature. We describe five cases of intrapancreatic lipomas from a single institution, all incidentally found using computed tomography within a 14-month period. Computed tomography depicted lipomas as homogeneous, nonenhancing, well-marginated lesions with a density coefficient consistent ...
Meissner Stefan A - - 2006
Osteochondromas are common lesions in the metaphyseal segments of the long bones and are known to be able to degenerate into chondrosarcoma. We present the case of a 20-year-old patient with an osteosarcoma at the base of a cartilaginous exostosis and discuss the causal relationship between the two lesions on ...
Dhondt E - - 2006
OBJECTIVE: To describe the radiological findings of "Bizarre parosteal osteochondromatous proliferation"(BPOP)-otherwise known as Nora's lesion, to describe the natural evolution of BPOP and to assess radiologically if BPOP is indeed part of a spectrum of reactive lesions including florid reactive periostitis and turret exostosis. DESIGN: Four experienced musculoskeletal radiologists studied ...
Reyaz Nadeem - - 2006
Intracranial Mesenchymal Chondrosarcoma is a very rare and uncommon entity that affects young adults. We came across one such patient who presented with severe headache and intermittent nausea and vomiting. The clinical, radiological preoperative diagnosis was a meningioma, on histological examination it turned out to be mesenchymal chondrosarcoma of tentorial ...
Klein Michael J - - 2006
Osteosarcoma is the most common primary tumor of bone, yet its absolute incidence among malignant tumors is low. Within its strict histologic definition, osteosarcoma comprises a family of lesions with considerable diversity in histologic features and grade. Its prognosis is dependent not only on these parameters, but also on its ...
Beytut E - - 2006
The pathologic features of a nasal chondrosarcoma, a rare tumor of bovines, in a Simmental cow are described. Upon clinical examination, stertor, difficulty in breathing, poor body condition, and a nasal mass were found. Histopathologic examination revealed that the mass was composed mostly of numerous cartilaginous lobules surrounded by spindle-shaped ...
Gajewski Donald A - - 2006
Enchondroma is the most common benign tumor of the bones of the foot. Chondrosarcoma in this area is relatively rare with malignant transformation from enchondroma occurring rarely. In contrast to similar tumors in the appendicular skeleton, it is difficult to distinguish between these two tumors when they occur in the ...
Miyake Atsushi - - 2006
Enchondroma is the most common primary benign bone tumor of the hand. Chondrosarcomas in this location, however, are extremely rare. It often is difficult to make a histological distinction between benign cartilaginous tumors and low-grade chondrosarcomas, because enchondromas at this site often show histological features suggestive of malignancy. However, distinguishing ...
Caramella Caroline - - 2006
Osteolysis of the skull is fairly common. The clinical presentation and results of laboratory or imaging tests may suggest a benign or a malignant disease. However, histology is the only means of obtaining a definitive diagnosis and should therefore be performed at the slightest doubt. We report the case of ...
Bosco Martino - - 2006
Extremely rare cases of paraneoplastic syndromes or ectopic production of proteins associated with liposarcoma are reported in literature. We describe a unique case of relapsing retroperitoneal dedifferentiated liposarcoma with biochemical, immunohistochemical, and molecular evidence of alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) ectopic production. The lesion was associated to elevated AFP plasma levels that subsided ...
Sou Suketo - - 2006
The patient, an 81-year-old woman, was admitted to our hospital for a detailed examination; the chief complaint being melena. An upper gastrointestinal roentgenologic study revealed a submucosal tumor with a smooth surface and a stalk measuring 50 mm at the third part of the duodenum. Endoscopy depicted it as a ...
Oliva Francesco - - 2006
BACKGROUND: Extraskeletal cartilaginous tumors are uncommon. Osteochondromas usually arise from the metaphyseal region of the growing skeleton. CASE PRESENTATION: A 53 year old man presented with a three years history of anterior knee pain and inability to flex his knee more than 90 degrees . Clinical examination and imaging studies ...
Sakamoto Akio - - 2006
BACKGROUND: G-CSF is known to function as a hematopoietic growth factor and it is known to be responsible for leukocytosis. G-CSF-producing tumors associated with leukocytosis include various types of malignancies. CASE PRESENTATION: We report the case of a 72-year-old man with dedifferentiated chondrosarcoma characterized by dedifferentiated components of malignant fibrous ...
Watanabe Takayuki - - 2006
A 35-year-old man developed osteosarcoma of the left parietal and occipital bones 16 years after radiotherapy for glioma in the right occipital lobe. Radiotherapy of the primary neoplasm used 50 Gy administered to a localized field through two lateral ports. The secondary neoplasm arose contralateral to the primary lesion but ...
Olgyai Gábor - - 2006
Extraskeletal osteosarcoma is a rare malignant soft tissue tumour. At open cholecystectomy performed for gallstones, a 61-year-old woman was found to have osseous tissue in the wall of the gallbladder. Histopathological examination of the specimen revealed a focus of extraskeletal osteosarcoma. The patient developed widespread intra-abdominal metastases 5 months after ...
Panelos John - - 2006
Chondrosarcoma is the third most common primary malignancy of bone, affecting primarily the pelvic and shoulder girdles and being extremely rare in the spine. Herein, we present a case of a 65-year-old woman with a rare chondrosarcoma of the spine, who presented with clinical symptoms from the lung metastasis. The ...
Civi Kismet - - 2006
Lipomas are common benign tumours, but intrathoracic lipomas are rare and peripheral lung lipomas are exceptionally rare. Eight cases have been described in the world literature. We report a case of lipoma arising in the periphery of the left lower lung in a 54-year old woman. Grossly, it was presented ...
Silve Caroline - - 2006
Enchondromas are common intraosseous, usually benign cartilaginous tumors, that develop in close proximity to growth plate cartilage. When multiple enchondromas are present, the condition is called enchondromatosis also known as Ollier disease (WHO terminology). The estimated prevalence of Ollier disease is 1/100,000. Clinical manifestations often appear in the first decade ...
Jones Kevin B - - 2006
A 60-year-old man presented with increasing swelling of his right thumb, duration one year. Imaging studies demonstrated a bone-forming lesion extending from the dorsal cortex of the thumb metacarpal and involving the underlying medullary canal. Incisional biopsy yielded the diagnosis of parosteal osteosarcoma. The differential diagnosis for and rarity of ...
Vougiouklakis Theodore - - 2006
Postmortem examination performed in a 39-year-old woman revealed a well-circumscribed, round, large mass in the right hemithorax. The tumor was attached with its pedicle to the ventral pericardium and adjoined the diaphragm with compression of the right lower lobe of the lung. Histologic examination confirmed the diagnosis of giant lipoma.
Amukotuwa Shalini A - - 2006
Mesenchymal chondrosarcoma is a rare but aggressive, high-grade malignancy of primitive cartilage-forming mesenchyme that arises most commonly from skeletal sites. Although there are radiological findings suggestive of the diagnosis, imaging features often overlap with those of other skeletal sarcomas. The definitive diagnosis relies on the histological finding of a typical ...
Kotil Kadir - - 2005
OBJECTIVE AND IMPORTANCE: Chondrosarcomas are extremely rare cartilaginous tumours that typically usually are associated with bone. Therapeutic experience with primary spinal mesenchymal chondrosarcomas is also extremely limited. The exact origin of rare intradural spinal chondrosarcomas remains obscure. We report the first case in the literature of a primary intradural myxoid ...
Lee Fei-Peng - - 2005
OBJECTIVE: The study goal is to present the clinical data of 36 cases of heterotopic cartilaginous mass in the bony external auditory canal and to clarify the terminology used to describe this clinical entity. STUDY DESIGN AND SETTING: We conducted a medical record review of 36 consecutive patients with lesions ...
Huang Guo-Shu - - 2006
Lipoma arborescens is a rare entity of the synovium and frequently occurs in the joints. Lipoma arborescens involving the synovial sheaths of the tendons is exceedingly rare. We report a case of a 12-year-old girl with lipoma arborescence affecting the synovial sheaths of the peroneal, posterior tibialis, and flexor tendons. ...
Kilgore William B - - 2005
Approximately 3% of osseous tumors occur in the foot and ankle. Solitary bone cysts, chondroblastoma, intraosseous lipoma, osteoid osteoma, chondrosarcoma, and Ewing's sarcoma seem to have a predilection for the calcaneus. Biopsy is often a crucial step in management. Tumor-like conditions, such as cysts, reactive lesions, and osteomyelitis, must be ...
Merchav R - - 2005
Chondrosarcoma of the proximal humerus was diagnosed in a four-year-old, castrated male, domestic shorthair cat that was presented with a slowly growing solid mass in the region of the proximal humerus. Forequarter amputation was advised, but declined by the owners. Following surgical debulking clinical signs resolved, but two months after ...
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