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Yang Guang G Departments of *Orthopaedic Surgery and †Hepatology, The First Hospital of Jilin University, Changchun, - - 2013
Case report. We report a rare case that a ganglion cyst compressed the sciatic nerve and caused sciatica and claudication in a 51-year-old male. Sciatica and claudication commonly occurs in spinal stenosis. To our knowledge, only 4 cases have been reported on sciatica resulting from posterior ganglion cyst of hip. ...
Açmaz Gökhan G Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kayseri Education and Training Hospital Of Medicine. Electronic address: - - 2013
Cystic tumor of the round ligament is extremely rare. To our knowledge, this is the first case reported in the literature of a round ligament giant serous cystadenoma. A 17-year-old adolescent who presented with massive abdominal swelling and was later identified as a serous cystadenomas of the round ligament with ...
Pintore L L I Portoni Rossi Veterinary Hospital, Zola Predosa, Bologna, - - 2013
The aim of this study was to evaluate the agreement between cytological and histological diagnosis of canine and feline mediastinal masses to assess the utility of cytological examination in accurately diagnosing and classifying mediastinal lesions. A retrospective review of 58 cases of mediastinal masses from 21 dogs and 37 cats ...
Zahir Muhammad Nauman - - 2013
Ewing's sarcoma uncommonly arises from extraosseous soft tissue or parenchymal organs. Primary adrenal Ewing's Sarcoma, although very rare, is extremely aggressive and commonly fatal. A 17 year old Pakistani male was referred to the outpatient oncology clinic at our center with a three month history of concomitant pain, swelling and ...
Hyatt Michael W MW Georgia Aquarium, 225 Baker Street, Atlanta, Georgia 30313, - - 2013
A 7.5 kg common carp Cyprinus carpio presented with prominent localized swelling in the caudal right coelomic area, identified by ultrasound as a fluid filled mass. Fine needle aspirate (FNA) and culture results suggested a sterile seroma. Centesis removed 290 ml of serosanguinous fluid that returned within days. Recheck ultrasonography ...
Jaiman Sunil S Department of Anatomic and Perinatal Pathology and Cytology, Fernandez Hospital, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, - - 2013
Giant and multilobular endocervical polyps are rare and need to be differentiated from cervical neoplastic lesions. The authors report a 29-year-old sexually inactive woman presenting with a prolapsed giant endocervical polyp, associated with malodorous discharge and menorrhagia. The wide-based polyp originated in part from the posterior lip of the exocervix ...
Triplett Thomas M TM Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, United - - 2014
Background Intracranial dermoid cysts are rare tumors of congenital origin. We report a case of a large dermoid tumor arising in the infratemporal fossa (ITF) with erosion into the middle cranial fossa. After reviewing the literature, we believe this represents the first reported dermoid tumor of the ITF with extension into ...
Weber Helmut P HP CCEP Center Taufkirchen, Section Research and Development, 4 Schlesierst, 82024, Taufkirchen, Germany, - - 2013
Lesions achieved by radiofrequency application increase with catheter irrigation and with catheter pressure on the endocardial surface. Purpose of this study was to test the influence of catheter irrigation and of contact vs. noncontact mode of laser application on lesion formation in bovine myocardium. By applying continuous wave 1,064 nm laser ...
Ben-Khedher Sana - - 2013
Metals concentrations and histolopathological lesions of gills and digestive gland were investigated in Carcinus maenas crabs sampled from Bizerta Lagoon and Kuriat Island (Tunisia) as control site. The concentrations of trace metals varied between tissues, sites and sampling time. The highest levels of the analysed metals in gills and digestive ...
Ruetten M - - 2013
Abstract CASE HISTORY: A 5 month old valuable Red Holstein bull presented with a cutaneous mass on the fetlock of the right, hind limb. The mass was removed and histologically diagnosed as a benign angiomatosis. Four months later, the mass reoccurred on the same leg. The first excision biopsy consisted ...
Li Peng-Fei PF Department of Internal Medicine, Tri-Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Neihu 114, Taipei, Taiwan, - - 2014
In this report, we describe the case of a 46-year-old male who presented with a three-month history of progressive intermittent pain over the right posterior knee. Magnetic resonance imaging showed soft tissue masses over the right popliteal fossa. Surgery was performed, and histological examination revealed the mass to be a ...
Kilsdonk Iris D - - 2013
To investigate whether a new magnetic resonance image (MRI) technique called T2*-weighted fluid attenuation inversion recovery (FLAIR*) can differentiate between multiple sclerosis (MS) and vascular brain lesions, at 7 Tesla (T). We examined 16 MS patients and 16 age-matched patients with (risk factors for) vascular disease. 3D-FLAIR and T2*-weighted images were ...
Park Min Kyoung MK 0000-0001-6817-2712 Departments of Radiology, Dong-A University College of Medicine, Busan, - - 2014
The aim of this study was to evaluate the tissue stiffness of solid pancreatic lesions by using acoustic radiation force impulse (ARFI) elastography to differentiate benign from malignant pancreatic lesions. ARFI elastography was performed in 26 patients who had 27 focal solid pancreatic lesions, including 8 benign lesions (mass-forming pancreatitis, ...
Deesomsak Morakod M Morakod Deesomsak, Pitulak Aswakul, Liver and Digestive Institute, Samitivej Sukhumvit Hospital, Bangkok 10120, - - 2013
Gastric duplication cyst is a very rare gastrointestinal tract malformation that accounts for 2%-4% of alimentary tract duplications. Most cases are diagnosed within the first year of life, following presentation of abdominal pain, vomiting, and weight loss and clinical discovery of an abdominal palpable mass. This case report describes a ...
Sakai Katsuaki - - 2013
Cardiac hemangiomas are extremely rare tumors, accounting for only 2.5 % of all cardiac tumors. Most of these develop in the ventricles, and obtaining a good field of view is, therefore, the key to successful operation. A 40-year-old female visited a local hospital due to palpitation. Transthoracic echocardiography revealed a spherical ...
Pilton Joanna L - - 2013
A 5-year-old, male neutered domestic shorthair cat was referred for investigation of lethargy, weight loss, pyrexia and upper respiratory tract signs. On computed tomography, an expansile, osteodestructive lesion in the right tympanic bulla was identified. A soft tissue mass extended from the bulla into the nasopharynx, cranium and subcutaneous tissues. ...
Matsuda Hiromichi - - 2013
A 70-year-old man presented with a painless, solitary mass in the left upper eyelid. The mass moved freely in the whole upper eyelid. MRI revealed a 15 × 10 × 5 mm sized, well-circumscribed mass in the space between the orbital septum and the levator aponeurosis. The tumor was removed ...
Blackburn Verity E S - - 2013
External bleeding from any form of tumour of the central nervous system is unusual. We present a case where this difficult problem was controlled by the use of Gamma Irradiation from a focused delivery system.
da G Fischer Juliana de S - - 2013
Melanoma is the third most common brain metastasis cause in the United States as it has a relatively high susceptibility to metastasize to the central nervous system. Among the different origins for brain metastasis, those originating from primary gastric melanomas are extremely rare. Here, we compare protein profiles obtained from ...
Capua John Kirk - - 2013
Abstract Introduction: Subperiosteal orbital hematoma is a rare occurrence, typically developing as a result of orbital trauma. The spontaneous formation of a subperiosteal orbital hematoma (sSOH) may also occur but is less frequent. To date there has been no documented cases of sSOH as the initial presentation of an unknown ...
Ko Young Sin YS Department of Pathology, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, - - 2013
Low-grade cribriform cystadenocarcinoma (LGCCC) of the salivary gland is a rare tumor. We report the cytologic features and histologic correlation of a patient with LGCCC. A 57-year-old man had a hardly palpable, nontender mass in the right cheek area followed over nine months. Radiologic analysis revealed a 1.2 cm multiseptated, ...
Radfar Lida L American Board of Oral Medicine. - - 2013
A wide variety of lesions may manifest in the oral soft tissues that could be confusing and challenging for the clinicians. These lesions could be as simple as trauma-induced ulcers that need about 2 weeks to heal, to a more complicated situation such as oral cancer. The key points in ...
Wegner Christiane C Department of Neuropathology, University Medical Center, 37099 Göttingen, Germany. Electronic address: - - 2013
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is the most common inflammatory demyelinating disease of the central nervous system. Traditionally, demyelinating lesions in the white matter have been regarded as the most important pathological feature in MS, but recent pathological and imaging studies confirmed substantial changes in grey matter and normal-appearing white matter. MS ...
Onkar Prashant Madhukar - - 2013
Parotid gland is involved in many inflammatory and neoplastic conditions. Many a times, it is difficult to ascertain the type of swelling by clinical examination. The anatomy and various abnormalities of the glands are very easily visualized by high-frequency ultrasound. Ultrasound can confirm the presence of the mass with sensitivity ...
Yamaguchi Ken - - 2013
OBJECTIVE. The purpose of this study was to assess the clinical significance of breast lesions initially detected at contrast-enhanced breast MRI and to consider how to manage those lesions in accordance with the imaging findings and the indication for MRI. MATERIALS AND METHODS. A retrospective study of 4260 consecutive breast ...
Song Julie H JH 1 Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Rhode Island Hospital-Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, 593 Eddy St, Providence, RI - - 2013
The objective of our study was to determine whether morphologic features of adrenal masses detected at initial contrast-enhanced MDCT can differentiate benign from malignant disease. Two hundred eleven adrenal masses (1-4 cm) detected during standard contrast-enhanced MDCT with a proven final diagnosis were retrospectively identified in 188 patients through a ...
Menjak Ines B IB Department of Internal Medicine, University of Toronto , Toronto, Ontario, Canada - - 2013
An 18-year-old male with a history of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT) presented with metastatic Ewing sarcoma to the lungs. He had been followed by several healthcare professionals who ascribed his enlarging 23 cm gluteal mass to his CMT. The patient experienced a significant delay in diagnosis, not uncommon in sarcoma. This case ...
Yun Dong Hwan DH Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Kyung Hee University School of Medicine, Seoul, - - 2013
Schwannomas are benign, usually slow-growing tumors that originate from Schwann cells surrounding peripheral, cranial, or autonomic nerves. The most common form of these tumors is acoustic neuroma. Schwannomas of the brachial plexus are quite rare, and symptomatic schwannomas of the brachial plexus are even rarer. A 47-year-old woman presented with ...
Wang Audrey S - - 2013
Dermatofibromas are benign skin lesions that may be treated if symptomatic or for cosmetic concerns. We present a case of an African American woman with an enlarging, pruritic dermatofibroma on the thigh that was treated with fractionated carbon dioxide (CO2) laser three times approximately 5 weeks apart. Between laser treatments, ...
A Ravi Kiran RK Professor & HOD, Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Sibar Institute of Dental Sciences , Takkellapadu, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh-522509, India - - 2013
Benign soft tissue neoplasms commonly occur in oral cavity. Lipoma is one such benign tumour which rarely occurs in the oral mucosa. About 20% of lipomas occur in the head and neck region among which oral lipomas comprise only 1-4% of all lipomas. They slowly enlarge and they are known ...
Mardekian Stacey - - 2013
Lymphangioma of the palatine tonsil is a rare, benign lesion that presents as a tonsillar outgrowth and causes symptoms related to irritation and airway obstruction. Histologically, the mass has abundant dilated lymphatic channels amid a fibrous stroma with lymphoid and adipose elements. There are several theories regarding the pathogenesis of ...
Churgin Sarah M SM Department of Surgical Sciences, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Wisconsin, 2015 Linden Drive, Madison, WI 53706, USA. - - 2013
A previously healthy, adult male blue crane (Anthropoides paradiseus) became peracutely distressed and ataxic. Examination revealed hemoptysis and a large mass associated with the cranial aspect of the sternum (keel). The patient died before treatment could be initiated. Gross necropsy revealed a large, hemorrhagic mass originating from the cranial aspect ...
Hoelscher Martin - - 2013
In about 10% of glioblastoma patients, preoperative MRI discloses the presence of tumor cysts. Whereas the impact of cystic appearance on prognosis has been discussed extensively, only little is known about the tumor cyst fluid. In this study, we tested the feasibility of the surface enhanced laser desorption ionization time ...
MacLean Robert - - 2013
A 1.5-year-old female Mississippi sandhill crane (Grus canadensis pulla) was presented and managed for a polyarthritis of the intertarsal and tarsophalangeal articulations. Results of aerobic bacterial cultures, Mycoplasma species culture, and polymerase chain reaction testing of articular fluid did not identify any causative organisms. Results of radiographs and cytologic examination ...
Kim Sang-Dong - - 2013
Although granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA) can affect a large number of organ systems and produce a broad spectrum of clinical symptoms, skeletal involvement is very rare, with the exception of facial bone involvement associated with destructive nasal and sinus inflammation. We describe here a 54-year-old man with sternal osteomyelitis and ...
Jannasch Olof - - 2013
Abstract Retroperitoneal bronchogenic cysts (BC) are rare clinical entities and may mimic an adrenal mass. Laparoscopic and retroperitoneoscopic approach is widely-used in adrenal surgery. However minimally- invasive resection of a periadrenally located BC has been reported rarely. Material and methods. A systematic review of PubMed has been performed using the ...
Lim J U JU Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Kyung Hee University Hospital at Gangdong, 149 Sangil-dong, Gangdong-gu, Seoul 134-727, Republic of Korea. - - 2013
Tuberculosis of the stomach is extremely rare. We report the case of a 38-year-old woman who presented with epigastric discomfort and a palpable mass that persisted for a period of one month. We also report our findings from the abdominal computed tomographic, upper endoscopic and endoscopic ultrasonographic examinations of the ...
Ryu Da Jung da J Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Gangnam Severance Hospital, College of Dentistry, Yonsei University, Seoul, - - 2013
Verruciform xanthoma (VX) is a rare, benign lesion that presents in the oral cavity, skin, or genital organs as a verrucous, papillomatous, or flat papule with varying colors. VX has indistinct clinical features, making histopathological examination necessary for a definitive diagnosis. Histologically, VX is characterized by parakeratosis, rete ridges with ...
Peinado Cebrian Javier - - 2013
Intraluminal aortic malignant masses are extremely rare. Clinical symptoms of these tumors include locally occlusive aortic disease, peripheral emboli, or mesenteric emboli. Eventually, general symptoms, such as fatigue, weight loss, or fever, will occur. Nevertheless, the diagnosis is most often made after surgery or autopsy, when histologic data can be ...
Kim Kyu Jin KJ Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Inha University School of Medicine, Incheon, - - 2013
A gossypiboma (also called textiloma or retained surgical sponge) of the neck is rarely reported compared to intraabdominal or intrathoracic gossypibomas and also can be misdiagnosed as metastatic lymph nodes. A patient was referred to our clinic for a supraclavicular neck mass 6 months after thyroidectomy and neck dissection for ...
Maeng Jin Woo JW Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Hallym University College of Medicine, Anyang, - - 2013
Meningioma is well known as common disease of the central nervous system, whereas primary extracranial meningioma is rare, representing 1% to 2% of all meningiomas. We have experienced a case of primary extracranial meningioma presenting as a right cheek mass. The tumor was completely excised via a right lateral rhinotomy ...
Romosan G - - 2013
This review aims to sum up current knowledge on the sensitivity and specificity of ultrasound features suggestive of acute pelvic inflammatory disease (PID). A PubMed database search was undertaken, using the MeSH terms "(pelvic inflammatory disease or salpingitis or adnexitis) and ultrasonography". We included original articles evaluating the performance of ...
Oellers Patrick - - 2013
An 83-year-old man presented with a 1-month history of a rapidly enlarging conjunctival mass. On examination, slit lamp biomicroscopy revealed a leukoplakic tumour at the temporal limbus. The lesion was excised with cryotherapy application to the limbus and conjunctival margins. Histopathology revealed a keratoacanthoma (KA). KA typically occurs on sun-exposed ...
Myong Joo Hwa JH 0000-0002-8410-1102 Departments of Radiology, Seoul St. Mary's Hospital, The Catholic University of Korea College of Medicine, Seoul, - - 2014
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the imaging features of complex sclerosing lesions of the breast and to assess the rate of upgrade to breast cancer. From March 2008 to May 2012, seven lesions were confirmed as complex sclerosing lesions by ultrasonography-guided core needle biopsy. Final results by ...
Kang Boo Kyoung - - 2013
We present a case of a 35-year-old man having a 12-month history of multiple reddish-brown papules on the chin, forehead, cheeks, and eyelids. Histopathologic findings revealed epithelioid cell granulomas with central necrosis consistent with a diagnosis of lupus miliaris disseminatus faciei. After 9 months of combined treatment with ethambutol, rifampin, ...
Yoon Jung Hyun JH 0000-0002-2100-3513 Department of Radiology, Research Institute of Radiological Science, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, - - 2014
To evaluate the characteristic ultrasonographic (US) features of metastatic carcinoma to the thyroid, and how accurate US features and ultrasonography-guided fine-needle aspiration (US-FNA) are for the diagnosis of thyroid metastases. Twenty-three thyroid lesions in 23 patients (mean age, 66.7 years; range, 46 to 85 years) that had been diagnosed as ...
Papic Jonathan C JC Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, Indiana University School of Medicine, Riley Hospital for Children, Indianapolis, IN, - - 2014
Ovarian preservation is desirable in girls with benign ovarian masses. We aimed to 1) identify clinical predictors of malignant ovarian masses, 2) investigate how often ovarian tissue is present to preserve in benign masses, and 3) identify factors associated with successful ovarian preservation. Retrospective analysis (1997-2012) of girls age 1-18years ...
Kirk-Brown Ak - - 2013
For many employees with multiple sclerosis (MS), disclosure of their diagnosis at work is seen as a high-risk strategy that might lead to diminished perceptions of their capabilities by supervisors and colleagues, if not outright discrimination. The consequence of this mistrust surrounding the disclosure process is that employees with MS ...
Ruiz de Gauna Beatriz - - 2013
To estimate the agreement of IOTA simple rules for classifying adnexal masses between an expert and a non-expert examiner in real-time ultrasound setting and when using three-dimensional ultrasound volumes and digital clips. Forty-two non-consecutive women diagnosed as having an adnexal mass were evaluated by transvaginal power Doppler ultrasound as part ...
Boffeli Troy J - - 2013
Acral fibrokeratoma is a relatively rare, benign lesion that is typically found on the fingers and toes but can also be found on the palms and soles. Several case reports have been published of this rare lesion, with only a few investigators describing lesions of the feet. The techniques of ...
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