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Adamek Dariusz - - 2014
A case of an unusual unilocular cystic lesion of diameter 7 cm located retroperitoneally in the pelvis in close connection to the right adnexa of a 61 year-old woman is presented. Macroscopically, the lesion had a smooth outer and inner surface and was filled with translucent fluid. Histological examination revealed ...
Curtin E E Department of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Children's University Hospital, Temple St., Dublin 1, Ireland, - - 2014
Cranial fasciitis is an exceedingly rare, benign, fibroblastic tumour of the skull of young children. It was first described in 1980 by Lauer and Enzinger as a subset of nodular fasciitis. There are fewer than 55 cases described in the literature. We describe the presentation of a 2-year-old girl with ...
Zamurovic M - - 2014
Although endometriosis is a relatively common illness in women during the reproductive period, extrapelvic localization of endometriosis is a relatively rare finding which can pose a differential diagnostic problem. Diagnosis and surgical treatment of a patient with endometriotic tumor located on the outer wall of the left common iliac vein ...
Gendy Mohamed G - - 2013
IMPORTANCE Persistent placoid maculopathy (PPM) is a rare clinical entity with features that superficially resemble acute posterior multifocal placoid pigment epitheliopathy (APMPPE) and macular serpiginous choroidopathy. It is important to differentiate PPM from APMPPE because both conditions may appear similar at presentation. OBJECTIVE To investigate the short-term and long-term retinal ...
Armentano Núria - - 2013
To analyze the bone lesions of the ear region from a late Bronze Age individual to establish the most probable diagnosis. There has been evidence of diseases of the ear region since way back in history, but few human remains have been recognized. The case presented here corresponds to an ...
Gutte Rameshwar M RM Department of Dermatology, Dr. L. H. Hiranandani Hospital, Powai, Mumbai, Maharashtra, - - 2013
Lichen planus (LP) is a pruritic, benign, papulosquamous, inflammatory dermatosis of unknown etiology that affects either or all of the skin, mucus membrane, hair and nail. It presents with varied morphology on the palms and soles. Here we present a case of unusual acrosyringeal variant of LP on palm. The ...
Dobloug Andreas - - 2013
There are few studies on practice variation within dentistry. This contrasts with medicine where numerous studies exist. A major finding from the field of medicine is that the size of the physician-specific effects depends on the degree of uncertainty in diagnosis. The physician-specific effects are small for diseases where the ...
Sarraf David - - 2013
IMPORTANCE With the advent of more sophisticated imaging systems, such as spectral domain optical coherence tomography (SD-OCT), disruption of the inner segment/outer segment (IS/OS) band, and thinning of the outer nuclear layer (ONL) have been identified in association with acute macular neuroretinopathy (AMN). OBJECTIVES To characterize a new SD-OCT presentation ...
Koseki Yoshihiko - - 2013
We validated the effectiveness of a coaxial needle insertion assistant under the condition that the needles were laterally deformed. The coaxial needle insertion assistant separates the cutting force at the needle tip from shear friction on the needle shaft, and haptically display it to a user in order to assists ...
Lioubashevsky Natali - - 2013
Purpose:To assess clinical and ultrasonographic (US) criteria that can be used to confidently differentiate ileocolic from small-bowel intussusception.Materials and Methods:Institutional review board approval was obtained for this retrospective study, and the need to obtain informed consent was waived. US and clinical data for children given a diagnosis of intussusception in ...
Tanasilovic Srdjan - - 2013
Direct immunofluorescence of peri-lesional skin is the gold standard in the diagnosis of pemphigus. A specific immunofluorescence pattern may also be demonstrated in the outer root sheath of anagen and telogen hair. We demonstrated an intercellular reticular deposition of immunoglobulin G in the outer root sheath of plucked anagen and ...
Goldenberg Dafna - - 2013
BACKGROUND: The aim of our study was to investigate vitreal, retinal, and choroidal morphologic changes in active and scarred toxoplasmosis lesions using spectral-domain optical coherence tomography (SD-OCT). METHODS: In this prospective study, 19 eyes of 15 consecutive patients with ocular toxoplasmosis were included. Complete ophthalmologic examination and SD-OCT were done ...
Gunton Matthew J MJ Division of Orthopaedics, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, and The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, - - 2013
Early diagnosis and successful treatment of juvenile osteochondritis dissecans (JOCD) is essential in preventing articular degeneration at a young age. Surgical treatment of stable JOCD lesions failing nonoperative treatment involves retroarticular or transarticular drilling to induce revascularization and healing. Multiple case series report high healing rates and infrequent complications for ...
Palioura Sotiria - - 2013
Among the adenomas and adenocarcinomas spawned by the adnexal glands of the eyelids, pleomorphic adenoma (also referred to as benign mixed tumor or chondroid syringoma in dermatopathology) is among the rarest. Pleomorphic adenomas (PAs) can arise from sweat glands in the dermis of the eyelid skin and must be distinguished ...
Khan Roobina - - 2013
Cholesterol granuloma of the breast is an unusual non-neoplastic condition which frequently resembles malignancy clinically as well as radiologically. We herein report a case of a 28-year-old woman who presented with a lump in the upper outer quadrant of right breast. Physical examination and ultrasonography strongly suggested a carcinomatous lesion, ...
Gürbüz Mehmet Sabri - - 2013
A 63-year-old man presented with a 4-month history of a slowly growing soft mass at his right parieto-occipital region. Neuroradiological examinations revealed an osteolytic extradural tumour of the skull vault. The outer and inner tables of the skull were partially destroyed by the tumour, but the dura was not involved. ...
Takahashi Satoshi - - 2013
We report on a patient initially diagnosed with a chronic subdural haematoma that was resistant to treatment. After the second burr hole craniostomy within a half month failed to resolve the subdural haematoma (SDH), we performed a craniotomy to identify the point of bleeding. Macroscopic evaluation showed that most of ...
Cruz Antonio A V AA Department of Ophthalmology, School of Medicine of Ribeirão Preto, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil. - - 2013
Osteolytic lesions are highly suggestive of metastatic disease or in rare instances may result from primary extradural meningiomas. Herein, we describe a rare case of a patient who presented with a large area of osteolysis on the right orbital roof. An excisional biopsy revealed that the lesion was associated with ...
Cooper S - - 2012
A longitudinal study of 67 suckler ewes on a commercial sheep farm near Wolverhampton, England was carried out from March to July 2010. Data on ewe teat lesions and udder and teat conformation were collected together with data on lamb health and weight at lambing and at 14-day intervals until ...
D'Silva Maria Shamina - - 2012
The distribution and abundance of dinoflagellate cysts in recent sediments from Visakhapatnam harbour, east coast of India was investigated and compared with sediment characteristics and physico-chemical variables of the overlying water column. The cyst abundance varied from 11 to 1218cystsg(-1)dry sediment. Changes in the cyst assemblages from phototrophic to heterotrophic ...
Pavlovic Markovic A - - 2012
Purpose: Duodenal tumors are rare and require a different management from that of esophagogastric neoplasia. The present study retrospectively analyses the endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) features of duodenal tumors of both epithelial and subepithelial origin.Materials and Methods: During a 12 year period, all duodenal tumors with histologic confirmation by surgery or ...
Yang Jigang - - 2012
Iodine-123 metaiodobenzylguanidine (I-123 MIBG) scintigraphy is gradually replacing I-131 MIBG scans in the diagnostic workup of neuroblastoma. High-dose I-131 MIBG, however, is commonly used for subsequent therapy in patients with proven MIBG-avid lesions. The objective of this study was to compare the sensitivities of pretherapy I-123 MIBG and post-therapy I-131 ...
Pessoa Clarice R M - - 2012
Cutaneous and rhinofacial infections by Pythium insidiosum have previously been reported in sheep in Brazil. In the current study, a new form of pythiosis involving the alimentary tract of 2 nursing lambs from 2 different farms in the semiarid region of Brazil is described. The first lamb showed food regurgitation, ...
Lung Phillip F C - - 2012
The purpose of this study is to determine the effectiveness of contrast-enhanced ultrasound in evaluating incidental focal testicular lesions in epididymitis. Intratesticular lesions ipsilateral to epididymitis were subject to B-mode color Doppler ultrasound and contrast-enhanced ultrasound, with their appearances reviewed in consensus. Final interpretation was by histologic analysis or follow-up ...
Kanno Atsushi - - 2012
It is controversial whether EUS-guided FNA by using 22-gauge (G) needles is useful for the diagnosis or evaluation of autoimmune pancreatitis (AIP). To evaluate the usefulness of EUS-FNA by 22-G needles for the histopathological diagnosis of AIP. A retrospective study. Single academic center. A total of 273 patients, including 25 ...
Maternini Matteo - - 2012
Background/Aims: Littoral cell angioma (LCA) is a rare primary vascular neoplasm of the spleen. A 54-year-old man was referred to our emergency department for abdominal pain. A CT scan showed multiple round hypodense lesions of various sizes throughout the spleen. The spleen was increased in volume. An MRI confirmed the ...
Moravan M J - - 2012
Intraosseous hemangiomas are benign vascular tumors that are encountered most commonly in vertebrae and rarely in the skull. When presenting in the skull, they are commonly found in the calvarium in frontal and parietal bones and seldom in the skull base. We encountered a patient with an incidental finding on ...
Leung Wai K - - 2012
The aim was to determine the detection rates and characteristics of large or proximal serrated polyps in Chinese patients undergoing screening colonoscopy. Consecutive screening colonoscopies performed between 2008 and 2011 were analyzed. Serrated polyps consisted of all hyperplastic polyps, sessile serrated adenomas and traditional serrated adenomas. Large serrated polyps were ...
Kanojia Ravi Prakash - - 2012
To describe a technique used for removal of hepatic hydatid cyst laparoscopically. The removal of hydatid membranes was achieved by inserting a 10-mm port right above the cyst. The port is made to enter the cyst, and the membranes are removed without any contact to outer surface, thus avoiding peritoneal ...
De Bersaques Jean - - 2012
Accurate descriptions of skin lesions, and in particular of those of what we now call osiriasis vulgaris, are rare before the book of Willan's On Cutaneous Diseases at the very beginning of the 19th century. Here we present two instances in which such clinical descriptions are given. Benjamin Franklin wrote ...
Song Philip I - - 2012
Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) is an aggressive cutaneous malignancy, but little is known about the presence or characteristics of MCC in mainland China. A retrospective chart review was conducted to describe the clinical profile of MCC in China. At 18 cancer or dermatology hospitals in metropolitan centers from the six ...
Chatzistefanou Alexandros - - 2012
A 31-year-old male patient admitted to another hospital for investigation of a localized painful hump in the medial surface of his left leg. The clinical examination revealed a painful palpable lump in the medial surface of left thigh that was initially thought to be a hematoma due to a history ...
Meyer-Lueckel H - - 2012
We report the 3-year efficacy of resin infiltration (Icon, pre-product; DMG, Hamburg) to arrest progression of proximal non-cavitated caries lesions as compared with placebo treatment. In 22 young adults, 29 lesion pairs with radiographic extensions into the inner half of enamel up to the outer third of dentin were included ...
Fujiwara Shinichi - - 2012
BACKGROUND: Gastric schwannomas are not common but are clinically important in terms of differential diagnosis from other submucosal lesions. The precise preoperative diagnosis, however, has been challenging mainly owing to the lack of specific findings in conventional imaging studies. The aim of this study was to revisit the possibilities and ...
Seddighi Afsoun - - 2012
Haemorrhagic complications of arachnoid cysts have been reported as subdural or intracystic hematoma following trauma. In this paper, we report a patient with arachnoid cyst who developed extradural hematoma after a subtle head injury and presented with very mild symptoms in spite of the huge size of the hematoma.
Tubbs R Shane - - 2012
Cysts of the choroidal fissure are often incidentally identified. Symptoms from such cysts appear to be exceedingly rare. Herein, the authors report a case series of symptomatic enlargement of choroidal fissure cysts that were surgically treated. Although cysts of the choroidal fissure do not normally become symptomatic, the neurosurgeon should ...
Ludwig Kathrin - - 2012
Abstract Background: Cantrell's Pentalogy (CP) is a rare, mainly sporadic spectrum of congenital midline thoracoabdominal defects including sternal anomalies, ventral diaphragmatic hernia, partial absence of the pericardium, supraumbilical abdominal wall defects and congenital heart malformations. The approximate incidence is 1 in 100000, with a 2:1 male predominance. Case: A 25 ...
Yu Hui W - - 2012
Superficial pyoderma is traditionally considered rare in cats but may be more prevalent than previously reported. To better characterize superficial pyoderma in cats. Fifty-two cats from a dermatology referral population over a 10 year period. This study was retrospective. Cases were included if neutrophils and intracellular bacteria were reported from ...
Khurram Syed Ali - - 2012
IgG4-related sclerosing disease is a distinct clinicopathologic entity known to involve the maxillofacial region, particularly the salivary, lacrimal, and pituitary glands. We report a case with lesions involving the tongue and palatine tonsil with associated skin lesions. A 45-year-old female patient presented with a history of soreness, dysphagia, and an ...
Chong Yousun - - 2012
Background: The cribriform-morular variant of papillary thyroid carcinoma (cmvPTC) is rare. There are few if any studies of the ultrasonographic (US) features of cmvPTC. The aim of this study was to determine the characteristic US and clinical features of the cmvPTC. Methods: A retrospective review of the US and clinical ...
Adelson Robert T - - 2012
Exostoses of the external auditory canal (EEAC) are a commonly encountered clinical exam finding; however, exostoses in other locations are vanishingly rare. The postoperative paranasal sinuses are penetrated with cold water solutions, the reputed etiological agent for EEAC, and development of exostoses in this unexpected location may be observed endoscopically. ...
de Feraudy Sébastien - - 2012
Fibroblastic connective tissue nevus (FCTN) represents a rare and distinct benign cutaneous mesenchymal lesion of fibroblastic/myofibroblastic lineage, which broadens the spectrum of lesions presently recognized as connective tissue nevus. A series of 25 cases of FCTN has been analyzed to further characterize the clinicopathologic spectrum and immunohistochemical features of this ...
Tilak Ragini - - 2012
A 13-year-old girl presented with multiple painless purulent ulcers with raised borders on the medial aspect of the sole of her right foot associated with inguinal lymphadenopathy for the past 4 years. There was history of local trauma at the site prior to the formation of ulcers. There were no ...
McGhan Lee J - - 2012
INTRODUCTION: Excisional biopsy is currently recommended for atypical ductal hyperplasia (ADH) diagnosed on core needle breast biopsy (CNB), due to risk of upstaging to invasive or in situ carcinoma (DCIS). The study goal was to identify patients who may potentially forego excisional biopsy if the risk of upstaging is low. ...
Wen Xin - - 2012
BACKGROUND: The clinical management of nonmalignant breast papillary lesions diagnosed at core-needle biopsy (CNB) is controversial. A meta-analysis was performed to evaluate pooled estimates of the underestimation of malignant papillary lesions (which were diagnosed as nonmalignant lesions at CNB) and to survey factors that affect that underestimation. METHODS: We searched ...
Moura Neto Arnaldo - - 2012
ABSTRACT:: The objective of this case report is to present a rare association of a mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue lymphoma masquerading as Graves' orbitopathy in a patient with autoimmune hyperthyroidism, without evidence of Graves' ophthalmopathy. A 66-year-old male patient had pain and swelling of the right eye. Evaluation of serum thyroid ...
Mirhendi Hossein - - 2012
A 27-year-old Iranian, previously healthy male presented with sub-cutaneous necrotic lesions with a localized dermatosis affecting the anterior chest, neck and face. These lesions consisted of singular, well-defined verrucous plaques which gradually developed and disseminated over time. The dermatosis was followed by the development of necrotic swollen lesions localized on ...
Arokszállási Anita - - 2012
Acquired haemophilia is a potentially life-threatening bleeding disorder. Its early diagnosis and treatment is of major importance. We evaluated the elapsed time between the first presentation of the bleeding symptoms and the correct diagnosis in the cases of the acquired haemophilia patients referred to our centre between 1999 and 2011. ...
Riveiro-Falkenbach Erica - - 2012
ABSTRACT:: Circumscribed palmar or plantar hypokeratosis is a volar depression characterized by a circular area of well-circumscribed and erythematous skin on the palm or sole. It is a benign condition that occurs mainly as an asymptomatic lesion on the thenar or hypothenar areas of the palm of middle-aged or elderly ...
Huang Y S - - 2012
Background  The epidemiological and clinical characterization data of skin malignancies and premalignancies in Chinese population is scarce and inadequate. Objective  To systematically investigate the clinical features and the trend of skin malignancies and premalignancies in 1420 Chinese cases. Methods  A total of 1398 patients (presenting 1420 skin tumours) were included. ...
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