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Perez-Johnston Rocio - - 2013
To evaluate the technical success and diagnostic accuracy of image-guided percutaneous biopsy of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. An interventional radiology database was used to retrospectively identify patients who underwent image-guided percutaneous biopsy of the GI tract. The medical and imaging records were reviewed to assess biopsy results and complications. Twenty-nine ...
Moyano Almagro B - - 2013
Interstitial granulomatous dermatitis and arthritis (IGDA) is an uncommon clinicopathological condition that may occur in association with a number of systemic disorders. We present a novel case of IGDA in association with oesophageal squamous cell carcinoma (SCC). A 67-year-old man with a 3-month history of arthritis presented with several erythematous ...
Park Ji Eun - - 2013
The diagnosis of axillary masses can be challenging because various tumors can develop in parts of the axilla other than lymph nodes, even though we frequently encounter axillary masses in daily practice. These lesions include soft tissue masses associated with nontumorous conditions (accessory breast tissue and chronic granulomatous inflammation) and ...
Galea Nicola - - 2013
An 84-year-old woman with left flank pain presented to our institution. Contrast-enhanced computed tomography demonstrated a large spherical adrenal mass (diameter 13 cm) showing features of a benign lesion. Histologic examination revealed a giant adrenal hemangioma. Surgical resection was curative, with no recurrence at 2 years of follow-up. Surgery is ...
Dai Zhi-Jun - - 2013
Esophageal duplication cysts are benign, asymptomatic anomalies of foregut formation. We report a case of esophageal duplication cyst with esophageal squamous cancer. An upper endoscopy visualized with esophageal scan disclosed a stenotic lesion in the lower esophagus. Computed tomography images revealed a cystic mass in the inferior mediastinum, which was ...
Stroup Sean P - - 2013
We describe the first laparoendoscopic single-site surgery (LESS) performed during a U.S. Navy humanitarian assistance mission. In conjunction with host nation surgeons, we performed a LESS renal cyst decortication in a 72-year-old woman during Pacific Partnership aboard the USNS Mercy (T-AH19). LESS procedures during humanitarian assistance missions offer advantages of ...
Lee Jason H - - 2013
Total hip arthroplasty with metal-on-polyethylene implants and metal-on-metal articulations have been an area of recent interest. This article describes a patient with a persistent small soft tissue mass on the anterior groin following total hip arthroplasty with negative findings on infection workup, including blood work and aspiration. Subsequent biopsy findings ...
Qureshi Asim - - 2013
Objective: To determine the sensitivity and specificity of endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) guided fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) in the evaluation of pancreatic masses. Study Design: Analytical study. Place and Duration of Study: Department of Pathology, Shaukat Khanum Cancer Hospital and Research Centre, from January 2006 to June 2011. Methodology: Patients ...
Ceberut Kadri - - 2013
Osteochondroma is the most common benign bone tumour present multiple hereditary exostosis (HME). Scapular osteochondroma associated with pain and bursitis is rarely reported in literature. Here, we describe a 49-year-old male with the diagnosis of HME who was admitted to the Department of Thoracic Surgery with a painful and rapidly ...
Fatimi Saulat Hasnain - - 2013
Inflammatory endobronchial polyps are rarely encountered. We report a case of a 14 years old girl with a benign granulomatous polyp originating in the bronchus. Computed tomography scan showed an intraluminal soft tissue opacity while fiberoptic bronchoscopy revealed a large soft tissue mass completely occluding the left lower lobe. Rigid ...
Bede Salwan Yousif Hanna - - 2013
This brief clinical study presents a case of a 2-year-old girl with a submandibular mass that caused erosion of the inferior border of the mandible. An incisional biopsy finding revealed juvenile fibromatosis, that is, a group of fibrous proliferations that have biologic behavior and histopathologic pattern intermediate between those of ...
Keskin Gurkan - - 2013
Meningiomas are usually benign tumors that are frequently encountered in the intracranial region. They account for 15% of the overall intracranial tumors. Of the intracranial meningiomas, less than 3% extend up to the sinonasal region. The frequency of meningioma in females is 2 times higher than that in males; it ...
Burgazli K M - - 2013
Hydatid cyst disease caused by Echinoccus granulosus is not a rare disease and mostly localized in liver and lung. The localization of the disease in the subcutaneous paraumbilical region without any other organ involvement is a unique existence that we present. A 63-year-old Turkish male complaining of abdominal distention and ...
Bagley Jennifer E - - 2013
Cystic nephroma is a rare, benign, cystic neoplasm of the kidney. Its defining features include a discrete, complex cystic mass with multiple thin septations. Cystic nephroma often is confused with many different complex cystic masses of the kidney such as mixed epithelial stromal tumors, Wilms tumors, and cystic renal cell ...
Shashikala R P - - 2013
A 50-year-old woman, an agriculture worker with diabetes and asthma presented to us with complaints of fever with chills, cough with scanty, mucopurulent sputum and dull aching chest pain in right mammary area radiating to axilla. Chest X-ray and computed tomography scan revealed mass in the right lung. Ultrasound guided ...
Billow Megan - - 2013
The diagnosis of urethral diverticulum can be challenging given the vague or absent presenting symptoms. In addition, vaginal cancer can present with elusive symptoms--some parallel to urethral diverticula. A case of a bleeding ulcerated mass anticipated to be a vaginal cancer was instead identified as a benign urethral diverticulum. To ...
Kim Mi Young - - 2013
To evaluate the additional effect of sonoelastography on the radiologist's ability for distinguishing benign from malignant complex breast masses and to decide whether to perform biopsy by B-mode US. One hundred eighteen complex breast masses (15 malignant lesions, 103 benign lesions) were included. Five blinded readers independently assessed the likelihood ...
Choi Jung Hun - - 2013
The most common cutaneous malignant masses are basal cell carcinoma (BCC) and squamous cell carcinoma. The predominant site of a malignant mass is the face, which has many opportunities to be exposed to ultraviolet radiation. However the predilection sites of malignant masses have been equivocal due to the use of ...
Rosenberg Shilo - - 2013
We describe an unusual presentation of metastatic lung adenocarcinoma as malignant retroperitoneal fibrosis (MRPF). The diagnostic challenge, due to the small solitary lung mass and absence of a discrete retroperitoneal mass, was overcome by diagnostic laparoscopy. Molecular analysis of tissue acquired was positive for ALK gene rearrangement. Treatment of the ...
Huang Chun - - 2013
Actinomycosis of the urinary bladder is a rare anaerobic bacterial infection caused by Actinomyces isrealii. Initial diagnosis is often difficult and this disease is easily misdiagnosed as a urothelial or urachal tumour. The definitive diagnosis is usually made postoperatively via tissue pathology. We discuss a case of a 54-year-old male ...
Raz Eytan - - 2013
Imaging of a 29-year-old man with seizures showed a frontal lobe mass with curvilinear narrow calcifications, cystic components and multiple flow-voids. An AVM was considered. A DSA confirmed the hypervascular nature of the lesion. It was resected and microscopic examination showed an anaplastic oligodendroglioma remarkable for a diffuse and hypertrophic ...
Ahmadu Baba Usman - - 2013
Stromal tumors of the jejunum (GIST) and omentum (EGIST) are uncommon and dearth of information still exists on their occurrence concurrently. Here, we report a nine year old girl that presented with tender abdominal mass measuring 14 × 8 cm associated with features of gastric outlet obstruction and hyponatremia of ...
Mate┼č In - - 2013
Ganglioneuroma (GN) is a benign neoplasia of the autonomous nervous system, colonic GN is uncommon in adults. There are three subgroups: polypoid GN, ganglioneuromatous polyposis and diffuse ganglioneuromatosis. Ganglioneuromatosis is highly-associated to neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) and multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2b (MEN2B). A 68-year-old female, with a discrete retarded ...
Gupta Vishal - - 2013
The aim of this study was to describe a young man with probably the largest pheochromocytoma associated with MEN 2A, described till date. The patient, a non-vegetarian, fifth of eight siblings, married, having five children, presented with episodes of difficult-to-control hypertension requiring over five antihypertensives. He was referred to us ...
Pakran Jaheersha - - 2013
Endocrine tumors of the gastroenteropancreatic system associated with specific skin manifestations are rare. We report a 53-year-old female who presented with migratory annular and arcuate ulcers on her limbs. Histopathology was similar to necrolytic erythema family which includes necrolytic migratory erythema (NME). Though initial CT scans were normal, follow up ...
Bagheri Abbas - - 2013
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the demographics and clinical features of eyelid masses in a tertiary eye hospital over a 10-year period. A retrospective chart review was performed for patients admitted with eyelid tumors from 2000 to 2010. Data were collected and analyzed on the demographic features, ...
Hagele Thomas J - - 2013
An 89-year-old man with no significant medical history presented with a slow-growing, asymptomatic translucent blue mass noticed 1 year prior to evaluation. Review of symptoms was negative for constitutional symptoms, gastrointestinal (GI) disturbance, and visual complaints. Physical evaluation revealed a 4-mm firm light blue translucent papule on the left medial ...
Moralio─člu Serdar - - 2013
Paraurethral or Skene's duct cysts are rare causes of interlabial masses in neonates. The diagnosis of Skene's duct cysts in the neonatal period is based on its location, in relation to the urethra, and the demonstration of transitional epithelium in the cyst wall. The distinguishing features of paraurethral cysts are ...
Patel Trupti - - 2013
A 55-year-old female presented with abdominal pain and 10 cm mass per abdominal examination. Computerized tomography scan of abdomen and pelvis revealed a heterogeneously enhancing solid cystic mass right ovarian mass and mild ascites. Surgery was performed. Specimens were sent for examination. Microscopic examination revealed an admixture of benign but ...
Conzo Giovanni - - 2013
Chordoma of thoracic vertebras is a very rare locally invasive neoplasm with low grade malignancy arising from embryonic notochordal remnants. Radical surgery remains the cornerstone of the treatment. We describe a case of multifocal T1-T2 chordoma, without bone and disc involvement, incidentally misdiagnosed as a paraganglioma, occurring in a 47-year-old ...
Atalar Mehmet H - - 2013
Massive unilocular intraabdominal cysts in children are rare. Alimentary tract duplications can present diagnostic and therapeutic difficulties. Although they can occur anywhere from the mouth to the anus, they are commonly seen in relation to the ileum. We herein present an unusual case of duplication cyst itself occupying virtually all ...
Mahajan Rashmi S - - 2013
The carbon dioxide (CO2) laser is a versatile tool that has applications in ablative lasing and caters to the needs of routine dermatological practice as well as the esthetic, cosmetic, and rejuvenation segments. We report a case of multicentric reticulohistiocytosis with cosmetically disfiguring confluent papules over the scalp, forehead, nasolabial ...
Govindarajan Krishna Kumar - - 2013
Bilateral ovarian tumour in a girl presents the dilemma of conservative versus aggressive approach towards these tumours. When faced with suspicious tumour and complete replacement of the ovaries bilaterally, bilateral oophorectomy is a viable option, though the certain possibility of infertility and lifelong hormonal supplementation is unavoidable. We report a ...
Sahoo Nanda Kishore - - 2013
Pleomorphic adenoma (PA) is the most common benign mixed salivary gland neoplasm that accounts for 60% of all benign salivary gland tumors. It has diverse histological presentation and occurs in both major and minor salivary glands. PA of minor salivary gland in the palate is a common entity. We report ...
Jabour Paul P Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, - - 2013
Tophaceous gout presenting as a soft tissue mass in an unusual location can pose a diagnostic challenge for radiologists. Tophi sometimes occur in a variety of unusual anatomic locations making them difficult to distinguish from tumors such as sarcomas. We report two cases of gout in the extensor mechanism of ...
Bhattacharya Aruna A Department of Biochemistry, Institute of Post-Graduate Medical Education and Research, Kolkata, West Bengal, - - 2013
Cystic lesions of the female pelvis are common. Clinically, symptomatic lesions are mostly ovarian in origin and neoplastic in nature. Considerable diagnostic dilemma may be encountered if clinical, radiological, and estimation of serum markers failed to classify the origin and nature of such cysts. One such exceptional case is being ...
Katsura Masakazu - - 2013
Primary intrapulmonary thymoma (PIT), which is an intrapulmonary tumor without an associated mediastinal component, is rare. We herein report a resected case of PIT in a 55-year-old female who presented with a 2.5 × 2.4 cm mass in the left upper lobe. We also summarize the clinicopathological features and discuss the diagnosis, pathogenesis, ...
Mettenleiter Eberhard - - 2013
This case report describes clinics, the computed tomography assisted diagnosis and therapy of a non-articular subchondral cystic lesion in the elbow of two chronically lame Warmblood horses. Therapy consisted in transcortical drilling of the cyst situated in the medial aspect of the proximal radius with subsequent application of bone cement. ...
Kitada Masahiro - - 2013
Immunoglobulin G4 (IgG4)-related lung disease is a disease in which IgG4-positive plasma cells and lymphocytes infiltrate lung tissues along with immunohistochemically evident fibrous interstitial proliferation in the background, in addition to hyper-IgG4 disease. The diagnosis of this disease can be difficult. Here, we report 2 cases with IgG4-related lung disease ...
Zhang Xu-Hui - - 2013
Intrathoracic schwannomas are most frequently located in the posterior mediastinum. A Chinese woman presented with a benign pericardial schwannoma in the pretracheal space and aortopulmonary window, a location which has not been described previously in the literature. A50-year-old Chinese woman initially reported a cough associated with a small amount of ...
Takeda Akihiro - - 2013
Uterine adenomyoma is a nodular aggregated form of adenomyosis composed of heterotopic endometrial or endometrium-like structures in the myometrium, with adjacent myometrial hyperplasia. Although adenomyoma is not extremely rare, reports of adenomyoma showing exophytic subserosal growth are limited. A 32-year-old nulligravida woman had sudden onset of lower abdominal pain. In ...
Tong Yu-Ling - - 2013
Bowel endometriosis affects between 3.8% and 37% of women with endometriosis. The evaluation of symptoms and clinical examination are inadequate for an accurate diagnosis of intestinal endometriosis. We describe the case of a 41-year-old woman who presented to our hospital because of six months of recurrent abdominal pain, vomiting and ...
Lourido Tamara - - 2013
Linear endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS) allows samples of lesions close to the airways to be obtained, as it enables aspiration to be performed under visual control in real time, opening new possibilities for minimally invasive examination of the mediastinum. While there are many publications on its usefulness in the study of ...
Nair G - - 2013
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE:Spinal cord lesions are highly prevalent in MS, and their visualization can help both in diagnosis and patient follow-up. However, the sensitivity of MR imaging to spinal cord lesions remains poor, primarily because of suboptimal contrast between lesions and a normal-appearing cord. Here, we propose an optimized 3D ...
Farrell James J - - 2013
OBJECTIVES:Pancreatic cysts are a group of lesions with heterogeneous malignant potential. Currently, there are no reliable biomarkers to aid in cyst diagnosis and classification. The objective of this study was to identify potential microRNA (miR) biomarkers in endoscopically acquired pancreatic cyst fluid that could be used to distinguish between benign, ...
Kim Tae Hyeon - - 2013
Small core biopsy samples can occasionally be obtained with conventional endoscopic ultrasonography-guided fine needle aspiration (EUS-FNA). Although most studies have focused on the cytological analysis of specimens, data regarding histological assessment is scarce. The aim of this study was to determine whether core biopsies by conventional EUS-FNA could increase the ...
Thiene Gaetano - - 2013
The Association for European Cardiovascular Pathology and the Society for Cardiovascular Pathology created a task force to write a consensus document on when and how endomyocardial biopsy is of help for clinicians in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with heart failure, arrhythmias, and cardiac masses. Endomyocardial biopsy is the ...
Krishnan Janani - - 2013
A rapidly growing soft tissue mass in the axilla of an infant raises the suspicion of a lipoblastoma or a liposarcoma. Excisional/incisional biopsy is vital in confirming the diagnosis and hence avoiding aggressive extirpation. This case report highlights the role of histopathology and immunohistochemistry as the gold standard in differentiating ...
Wein Sara - - 2013
Intradural spinal tumours, although relatively uncommon, can be diagnostically challenging, and often result in significant morbidity. They can be subdivided according to their cell of origin and whether they are within the cord (intramedullary) or intradural but extramedullary in location. The differential diagnosis for masses of the cauda equina region ...
Rzouq Fadi - - 2013
BACKGROUND:: The utility of endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration (EUS-FNA) for the diagnosis of pelvic masses has been suggested but limited data are available in the literature regarding its diagnostic accuracy. GOALS:: To report our institutional experience with EUS-FNA for the diagnosis of a variety of pelvic diseases. METHODS:: Patients who ...
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