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Yildiz Fetin R FR Department of Pathology, ─░zmit Seka State Hospital ─░zmit, - - 2014
Osteosarcoma is the most frequent primary gnathic sarcoma. Neither the etiology nor the variables effecting the prognosis are fully known due mostly to the rarity of gnathic osteosarcomas. To date a considerable number of clinicopathologic features have been suggested in the evaluation of gnathic osteosarcomas. Still there is a need ...
Grasso Emanuele E 0000-0002-8284-0497 Department of General Surgery, Casa di Cura Santa Maria, Via De Ferrariis 22, 70124 Bari, - - 2014
Retroperitoneal sarcomas are rare neoplasms that account for only 1%-2% of all solid tumors and liposarcomas represent the most frequent histological type. We describe the case of a 44-year-old female with a retroperitoneal myxoid liposarcoma of 22 × 19 × 8 cm in size. The only symptoms were persistent pain and progressive tenderness of the ...
Tantipalakorn Charuwan C Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Chiang Mai University, Thailand E-mail : - - 2014
Background: To evaluate the diagnostic performance of IOTA simple rules in differentiating between benign and malignant ovarian tumors. Materials and Methods: A study of diagnostic performance was conducted on women scheduled for elective surgery due to ovarian masses between March 2007 and March 2012. All patients underwent ultrasound examination for ...
Yoon Hun-Young HY Department of Veterinary Surgery, College of Veterinary Medicine, Konkuk University, Seoul 143-701, South - - 2014
Primary cranial mediastinal hemangiosarcomas are uncommon tumors. A 30-kg, 2-year-old, intact female German shepherd was presented for evaluation of cachexia and respiratory distress of a few days' duration. Lateral radiographic projection of the thorax revealed significant pleural effusion. Computed tomography revealed a cranial mediastinal mass effect adjacent to the heart. ...
Wang X Y - - 2014
This study aims to investigate the value of real-time contrast-enhanced ultrasonography (US) in differentiating benign and malignant breast lumps. Patients with breast lesions were observed. The enhancement form, intensity, and time-intensity curve were classified, and the characteristics of all the lesions were analyzed. Inhomogeneous partial enhancement and entire enhancement were ...
Feng An-Ning AN Department of Pathology, Nanjing Drum Tower Hospital, Nanjing University Medical School Nanjing, - - 2014
Acute fibrinous and organizing pneumonia (AFOP) is a histological pattern characterized by intra-alveolus fibrinous deposition accompanied with a spectrum of clinical condition. It also presents in other types of lung lesions, thus renders risks to its diagnosis with small biopsies. Here we present 2 cases of lung consolidation and occupying ...
Despoina Myoteri M Department of Pathology, Tzaneio General Hospital, 185 36 Piraeus, - - 2014
Introduction. Primary splenic angiosarcoma is an extremely unusual neoplasm originating from sinusoidal vascular endothelium. Surgical extirpation is the mainstay of treatment of this highly malignant disease. Case Presentation. An 82-year-old woman was admitted with left pleural effusion and a palpable left upper quadrant abdominal mass, secondary to splenomegaly by two ...
Bharti Jyotsna Naresh JN Department of Pathology, Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, - - 2014
Trichofolliculoma represents abortive differentiation of pluripotent skin cells toward hair follicles. We present a case of an adult female with lobulated mass involving the tip and dorsum of the nose for the last 15 years. The systemic and radiological examinations were noncontributory. The clinical diagnosis was thought to be dermoid ...
Farzal Zainab Z Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and Children's Medical Center, Dallas, - - 2014
Background Fibroepithelial polyp, a common type of tumor in the skin and genitourinary tract, is very rare in the respiratory tract. We describe clinical, radiologic, and histological features of a fibroepithelial polyp as a rare cause of an epiglottic mass in a child. Case Report An 11-year-old female presented with ...
Bandiera Alessandro A 0000-0002-1962-0045 Department of Thoracic Surgery, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Via Olgettina 60, 20132 Milan, - - 2014
Primary tumours of the brachial plexus are rare entities. They usually present as extrathoracic masses located in the supraclavicular region. This report describes two cases of benign schwannomas arising from the brachial plexus with an intrathoracic growth. In the first case the tumour was completely intrathoracic and it was hardly ...
Yadav Santosh Kumar SK Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Chitwan Medical College Pvt. Ltd, P.O. Box 42, Bharatpur 10, Nepal ; IAOMS Fellow Oral and Maxillofacial Oncology and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Peking University School of Stomatology, 22 Zhongguancun South Avenue, Beijing 100081, - - 2014
Rhinosporidiosis is a benign chronic granulomatous infection caused by Rhinosporidiosis seeberi (R. seeberi). Rhinosporidiosis is endemic in South Asia, notably in Southern India and Sri Lanka. The common sites of involvement are the nose and nasopharynx followed by ocular tissue. Rhinosporidiosis is also known to involve many rare sites and ...
Ramirez Mary M Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, 1400 South Coulter Street, Amarillo, TX 79106-1786, United States. Electronic address: - - 2014
Myelolipoma is a rare, benign neoplasm that predominantly occurs in the adrenal gland and is composed of mature adipose tissue and scattered islands of hematopoietic elements. Although usually small and asymptomatic, there are some cases of adrenal myelolipoma that cause symptoms such as chronic pain. Elective surgery can prevent a ...
Al-Jarrah Q Q University Hospital of South Manchester NHS turst, Manchester M23 9LT,UK. Electronic address: - - 2014
Papillary thyroid cancer (PTC) is the most common thyroid malignancy and usually spreads via lymphatic system. PTC can sometimes show microscopic vascular invasion, but rarely causes tumour thrombus in the internal jugular vein (IJV) or other great veins of the neck. We report a case of a 62-year-old female presented ...
Cadd Brandon B ENT Department, St Bartholomew's Hospital and The Royal London Hospital, London, UK - - 2014
Schwannomas of the head and neck are the most common form of benign nerve sheath tumours, most commonly arising in the form of vestibular schwannomas. Schwannoma of the nasal cavity is an uncommon presentation of this pathology and specifically Schwannoma of the nasal septum is a rare presentation of this ...
Tarui Tatsuya T General and Cardiothoracic Surgery, Kanazawa University, Kanazawa, Japan. Electronic address: - - 2014
Co-occurrence of papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) and mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) lymphoma resulting in severe airway obstruction is very rare. A 58-year-old woman visited our department because of enlargement of a neck mass. Computed tomography (CT) and ultrasonography showed 2 discrete hypoechoic nodules. Fine-needle aspiration biopsy revealed thyroid lymphoma in ...
Manousaki Despoina D Department of Pediatrics, Endocrine Service, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Sainte Justine and Université de Montréal Montreal, Quebec - - 2014
Cystic sellar lesions are a rare cause of hypopituitarism and extremely rare in the pediatric age group. The differential diagnosis is large and includes both primary pituitary abscesses and cystic components on pre-existing lesions, such as adenoma, craniopharyngioma, Rathke's cleft cyst, leukemia, granulomatous disease and lymphocytic hypophysitis. In the absence ...
Previs Rebecca A RA Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology (A.A.S.), Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Duke Cancer Institute Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology (R.A.P., J.M.E.) Pathology (R.C.B., A.H.S.H.), Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina Department of Pathology (M.R.N.), Division of Women's and Perinatal Pathology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, - - 2014
We describe clinicopathologic and immunohistochemical features of an unusual case of cystic fibrosis manifesting in the cervix as a mass lesion, mimicking cervical adenocarcinoma. A 24-year-old nulligravida with cystic fibrosis developed heavy postcoital vaginal bleeding 4 months after starting oral contraceptives and was found to have a cervical mass. She ...
Zhang Zhengwei Z *MMed †MD Department of Ophthalmology, Wuxi No. 2 Hospital Affiliated to Nanjing Medical University, Wuxi, Jiangsu Province, China (both - - 2013
To describe a case of sebaceous carcinoma of the caruncle and review relevant literature to raise awareness about this rare disease. A 63-year-old Chinese man presented with a nontender mass that had developed within the right lacrimal caruncle more than 3 years previously and had been growing in size. The ...
Surov Alexey A Department of Radiology, Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg, Halle, Germany. Electronic address: - - 2014
There are several tumors and tumorlike conditions with variable biological behavior that may involve the skeletal musculature. The aim of this work was to review different intramuscular lesions and to provide a classification of muscle lesions based on their radiological patterns as well as to provide as a pictorial essay ...
Masciovecchio Stefano S Università degli Studi dell'Aquila, Dipartimento MESVA, U.O.C. Urologia, P.O. "G. Mazzini", Teramo - - - 2013
<sec id="st1"><title>An unusual case of massive funicular lipoma</title><p><italic>Intrascrotal lipomas are benign diseases that originate from adipose tissue inside the scrotal sac or constituting the scrotal wall itself. Paratesticular spermatic cord lipomas are a rare type of intrascrotal lipomas. A 78 years old patient in good health comes to our attention ...
Ginat Daniel Thomas DT Department of Radiology, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL. Electronic address: - - 2013
This article describes a case of organizing hematoma with features of papillary endothelial hyperplasia arising at the site of a right cerebellar juvenile pilocytic astrocytoma previously treated with surgery and involved-field radiation therapy. CTA demonstrated a mass with abnormal vascularity in the treatment bed. MRI demonstrated the evolution of the ...
Mundt Filip F Karolinska Institutet, - - 2013
Malignant mesothelioma is an aggressive asbestos-induced cancer, and affected patients have a median survival of approximately one year after diagnosis. It is often difficult to reach a conclusive diagnosis, and ancillary measurements of soluble biomarkers could increase diagnostic accuracy. Unfortunately, few soluble mesothelioma biomarkers are suitable for clinical application. Here ...
Huang Kevin T KT Division of Neurosurgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, United - - 2014
Study Design Case report. Objective To report the case of one patient who developed a giant, completely calcified, juxtafacet cyst. Methods A 57-year-old woman presented with a 2-year history of progressively worsening lower back pain, left leg pain, weakness, and paresthesias. Imaging showed a giant, completely calcified mass arising from the left L5-S1 ...
Yasuda Ichiro I First Department of Internal Medicine, Gifu University Hospital, 1-1 Yanagido, Gifu, 501-1194, Japan. - - 2013
Endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration (EUS-FNA) is a well-established procedure for diagnosis of pancreatic solid masses. This technique is highly accurate and safe and can be performed uneventfully in most cases. However, factors such as unstable scope position, inappropriate location of the lesion, lesion mobility, and lesion characteristics may complicate ...
Wiratkapun Cholatip C Department of Radiology, Mahidol University School of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Bangkok, - - 2013
We aimed to identify factors that might help differentiate phyllodes tumors from fibroadenomas among cases in which a fibroepithelial breast lesion was diagnosed from core needle biopsy (CNB) under imaging guidance. A retrospective review was performed on 213 lesions in 200 patients who had undergone both CNB and excisional biopsy ...
Kim Dong-Hyeok DH Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Korea University Ansan Hospital, Ansan, - - 2013
Primary cardiac lymphoma (PCL) is a very rare malignancy although cardiac involvement with the disseminated disease is not uncommon. We present a case of a 43-year-old man with PCL that initially presented as marked thickening of all cardiac walls and was mistakenly diagnosed as an atypical type of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. ...
Thanos Aristomenis A Department of Ophthalmology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, Massachusetts, USA; Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, - - 2013
A 24-year-old woman underwent excision of a slowly growing mass located in the right superomedial orbit that had histopathologic and immunohistochemical findings consistent with a choristomatous respiratory cyst. This rare condition may either arise primarily from embryologic respiratory epithelium rests in the orbit or develop secondarily as the result of ...
Clancy Cillian C Department of Colorectal Surgery, University College Hospital Galway, Ireland. Electronic address: - - 2014
Peri-anal fistulae commonly present with collections requiring surgical intervention. The most common cause of a peri-anal mass is abscess formation secondary to anal gland sepsis. In certain patient groups such as those over 65 or with atypical presenting symptoms there are other important considerations. A 70-year old male was referred ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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