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Lou Li L Department of Ultrasound, Shandong Medical Imaging Research Institute, Shandong University, Jinan, - - 2014
The medical records of 16 patients (9 female and 7 male; age range, 5-66 years) with 24 lesions that had a histologic diagnosis of desmoid tumors were reviewed at our institution. Six cases were extra-abdominal, 4 intra-abdominal, and 6 in the abdominal wall. Lesions ranged from 1.5 to 18.0 cm ...
Choudhery Sadia S Department of Radiology, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, - - 2014
With increased utilization of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the breast in clinical practice, many non-mass lesions are being detected incidentally. Although MRI-guided biopsies are usually performed for these lesions, no clear guidelines exist to determine the management of these lesions. The purpose of this study was to explore the ...
Yang Ying - - 2014
Malignant adenomyoepithelioma and adenoid cystic carcinoma are both rare malignant epithelial-myoepithelial tumors of the breast. We report a very rare case with a malignant adenomyoepithelioma combining with adenoid cystic carcinoma in a single mass. A 61-year-old female presented with a palpable painless mass in the right breast. Mammography revealed a ...
Rodríguez Panadero Francisco F Instituto de Biomedicina de Sevilla (IBiS), Unidad Médico-Quirúrgica de Enfermedades Respiratorias (UMQER), Hospital Universitario Virgen del Rocío, CSIC, Universidad de Sevilla, Sevilla, España CIBER de Enfermedades Respiratorias (CIBERES), I.S. Carlos III, Madrid, España. Electronic address: - - 2014
There are three major challenges in the diagnosis of malignant pleural mesothelioma: mesothelioma must be distinguished from benign mesothelial hyperplasia; malignant mesothelioma (and its subtypes) must be distinguished from metastatic carcinoma; and invasion of structures adjacent to the pleura must be demonstrated. The basis for clarifying the first two aspects ...
Pagni F F Department of Pathology, San Gerardo Hospital, University Milan Bicocca, Monza, - - 2014
Matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization (MALDI) imaging mass spectrometry (IMS) is a unique proteomic technology that explores the spatial distribution of biomolecules directly in situ, thus integrating molecular and morphological information. The possibility of correlating distribution maps of multiple analyses with cytological features makes it an ideal research tool for discovering new ...
Fan Miaoying M Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Columbia University, PH12-15, 622W, 168th Street, New York, NY, - - 2014
We describe a rare giant placental chorioangioma in a patient who had a favorable outcome with close prenatal surveillance in a 28-year-old primigravida who was referred to our clinic for ultrasound evaluation of a suspected placental mass at 23 weeks' gestation. A detailed ultrasound scan revealed a well-circumscribed, echogenic lesion ...
Ivanišević Malčić Ana A Department of Endodontics and Restorative Dentistry, School of Dental Medicine, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, - - 2014
Keratocystic odontogenic tumour (KCOT) is a benign, yet aggressive odontogenic tumour. Herein, proteome analysis of KCOT lesions in comparison with control patient-matched tissue unaffected by the disease and with inflammatory odontogenic cysts, namely radicular cysts is presented. For the proteomics profiling, two complementary proteomics techniques MALDI-MS/MS and LC-ESI-MS/MS were employed. ...
Anaf V V Department of Gynecology, Academic Hospital Erasme, Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), 808, Route de Lennik, 1070, Brussels, Belgium, - - 2014
Gastric endometriosis is a very rare event. It enters in the differential diagnosis of cyclical or chronic epigastric pain, especially in the context of endometriotic patients. The diagnosis of a gastric submucosal mass requires further investigations to rule out the presence of malignancy or associated adenocarcinoma. Because of it can ...
Jurić Ivo I Pediatric Surgeon (Attending Physician), Department of Pediatric Surgery, Split University Hospital Centre and Split University School of Medicine, - - 2014
Solid pseudopapillary tumour of the pancreas is a rare lesion with low malignant potential occurring predominantly in young women. This is a report of an extremely rare occurrence of synchronous presentation of pseudopapillary tumour in the pancreatic head and tail of a 16-year-old female patient. The patient presented with a ...
Galanakis Alexandros A Alexandros Galanakis, Gaspare Palaia, Gianluca Tenore, Alessandro Del Vecchio, Umberto Romeo, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Science, Sapienza University of Rome, 00161 Rome, - - 2014
Focal epithelial hyperplasia (FEH), or Heck's disease, is a rare disease of the oral mucosa; it is mostly found in children or young adults who are immunosuppressed and who live in regions with low socioeconomic status. It is characterized by asymptomatic papules on the oral mucosa, gingiva, tongue, and lips. ...
Budgeon Casey C Departments of Surgical Sciences, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI - - 2014
Case Description-A 10-year-old spayed female Holland Lop-mix pet rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus) was evaluated because of purulent-hemorrhagic discharge from the right ear canal and a suspected mass within that ear canal. Clinical Findings-Results of contrast-enhanced CT, video otoscopy, and histologic examination of endoscopic tissue biopsy samples indicated severe otitis media and ...
Santhosh Sampath S Departments of aNuclear Medicine & PET bGastroenterology cCytology & Gynaecological Pathology dHistopathology eGeneral Surgery, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, - - 2014
The primary aim of our prospective study was to evaluate the usefulness of dual-phase F-fluoro-deoxy-glucose PET/computed tomography (F-FDG PET/CT) in the characterization of pancreatic masses. The secondary aim was to assess whether delayed imaging revealed any prognostic information. Fifty patients with periampullary or pancreatic masses on conventional imaging were included ...
Aggarwal Shruti S *Ocular Surface Imaging Center; †Cornea & Refractive Surgery Service, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Department of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA; ‡Department of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA; and §Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Department of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, - - 2014
The aim of this study was to report the clinical, imaging, and histopathological findings of bilateral, conjunctival adult-onset xanthogranulomas that raised the prospect of a mild form of Erdheim-Chester disease. This is a case report. A 35-year-old white male complaining of ocular irritation, presented with bilateral, nasal and temporal, yellow, ...
Serra Stefano S Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, - - 2014
Recently, the precursor neoplastic lesions of the bile duct tract have been classified using the same criteria used to classify the preinvasive lesions of the pancreas. Flat dysplasia and dysplastic mass-forming lesions of the bile duct system are considered precursor lesions of the adenocarcinomas and are frequently associated with invasive ...
Haciibrahimoglu Gokhan G Thoracic Surgery Clinic, Medical Park Bahcelievler Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey - - 2014
We report the case of a 47-year-old woman who presented with the unique asymptomatic malformation of an extralobar pulmonary sequestration communicating with a bronchogenic cyst. Despite computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging of the chest, the diagnosis could not be established before a left thoracotomy was performed. The sequestrated lobe ...
Reese Adam C AC Department of Urology, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA; The James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD. Electronic address: - - 2014
To characterize pathological and cancer-specific outcomes of surgically resected cystic renal tumors and to identify clinical or radiographic features associated with these outcomes. All patients at our institution who underwent radical or partial nephrectomy for complex renal cystic masses between 2004 and 2011 with available computed tomographic imaging were included. ...
Voit Christiane A CA aDepartment of Dermatology, Charité, Humboldt University of Berlin, Berlin bDepartment of Dermatology, University of Mainz, Mainz, Germany cDepartment of Surgical Oncology, Erasmus University Medical Center, Daniel den Hoed Cancer Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands dInstitute Gustave Roussy Cancer Center, Villejuif, Paris Sud, - - 2014
We report on the case of a 41-year-old man with a recently diagnosed amelanotic ulcerated melanoma, with a Breslow thickness of 3.5 mm and Clark level IV. He had a pre-existing mass in the axilla, which had grown in parallel to the developing tumor. A large regional lymph node was clinically ...
Coccia Maria Elisabetta ME Department of Clinical and Experimental Biomedical Sciences, University of Florence, Largo Brambilla, 3, 50134, Florence, - - 2014
Adnexal masses represent a common finding among both premenopausal and postmenopausal women. This article will concentrate on the importance of an accurate preoperative diagnosis of adnexal masses that may be encountered in the course of an assessment of the female pelvis. The ultrasonographic modalities including two-dimensional, Doppler, three-dimensional and real-time ...
Chang Melinda Y MY Department of Ophthalmology, University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA Stein Eye Institute, University of California, Los Angeles, California, - - 2014
Fine needle aspiration biopsy has become a standard technique to obtain material from primary uveal melanoma for diagnosis, prognostication and research. Cytopathology requires a significantly greater tissue yield for a positive diagnosis compared to other molecular tests. The purpose of this report was to compare sample retrieval for cytopathology between ...
Li Wilson W WW Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, the - - 2014
Ectopic pancreas located in the mediastium is an extremely rare anomaly. We present a case of an ectopic pancreas located in a giant mediastinal cyst in an 18-year old male. He presented with symptoms of dyspnea due to external compression of the cyst on the left main bronchus. Complete surgical ...
You Yan - - 2014
Intestinal-type adenocarcinoma of the gallbladder is an unusual malignancy associated with low- and high-grade intraepithelial neoplasms. The literature on the clinicopathologic characteristics of the precursor lesions of gallbladder cancer is limited, due in part to the variability in its definition and terminology. Here we report one case of intestinal-type adenocarcinoma ...
Liang Xiaoyu X Department of General Surgery, General Hospital of Tianjin Medical University, Tianjin 300052, P.R. - - 2014
von Hippel-Lindau (VHL) disease is an autosomal dominantly inherited neoplastic syndrome that may lead to pancreatic masses and obstructive jaundice. The present study describes the case of a 20-year-old male who suffered from obstructive jaundice due to VHL disease-associated pancreatic lesions whose primary symptom was dizziness, followed by the appearance ...
McCarthy Whitney A WA From the Department of Pathology & Immunology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas. Dr Cox is now located at the Department of Pathology & Genomic Medicine, Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, - - 2014
Diagnoses most commonly associated with a unilateral parotid mass include sialadenitis, pleomorphic adenoma, Warthin tumor, and mucoepidermoid carcinoma. However, rare entities, such as intraparotid schwannoma, must be considered in the differential diagnosis. We present a brief literature review that is illustrative of the current difficulty of preoperative diagnosis of intraparotid ...
Gardhouse Sara S The Ontario Veterinary College Health Sciences Centre Canada (Gardhouse, Eshar, Lee-Chow, Poirier) and the Department of Pathobiology (Foster, Ingrao), University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario N1G - - 2014
A 5-year-old male Australian bearded dragon (Pogona vitticeps) was presented with a 2-month history of a periocular mass. The clinical evaluation included a physical examination, hematology, biochemistry, and radiographs. The mass was treated surgically and diagnosed as myxosarcoma. Strontium-90 plesiotherapy was attempted, but the mass recurred 5 mo later.
O'Donovan Elizabeth Janice - - 2014
Teratomas comprise a spectrum of tumours that have striking imaging appearances and are commonly considered when evaluating a mass in the female pelvis. A subgroup of these tumours located in an extragonadal abdomino-pelvic location, in contrast are extremely rare, and can affect both sexes. Extra gonadal teratomas can occur at ...
Sim Da Woon da W Departments of *Internal Medicine †Pathology, Chonnam National University Hospital, Gwangju, Republic of - - 2014
Endobronchial pleomorphic adenoma is an extremely rare condition. A 32-year-old woman with exertional dyspnea and cough presented with a carinal mass on chest CT scan. The tumor was successfully removed by rigid bronchoscopy using argon plasma coagulation. Biopsy confirmed the diagnosis of pleomorphic adenoma.
Gökdoğan Ozan O From the Departments of *Otorhinolaryngology, †Cardiology, Etimed Hospital; and ‡Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, School of Medicine, Gazi University, Ankara, - - 2014
Lymphoma is a common tumor especially in pediatric population. It can originate every lymphoid tissue in the head and neck region. Head and neck lymphomas usually present with a slow-growing mass. We encountered a man who had a lymphoma that destroyed all soft tissues of the left lateral skull base. ...
Wang Xianggui X From the State Key Laboratory of Ophthalmology, Zhongshan Ophthalmic Center, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, the People's Republic of - - 2014
The coexistence of multiple cavernous hemangiomas and venous malformation is an extremely rare clinical condition. In this report, we describe a patient showing initial multiple cavernous hemangiomas followed years later by a recurrence of multiple cavernous hemangiomas along with the appearance of venous angioma coexisting in the same orbit. A ...
Yan Jianhua J From the State Key Laboratory of Ophthalmology, Zhongshan Ophthalmic Center, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, People's Republic of - - 2014
An orbital cavernous hemangioma is composed of large, ectatic, endothelium-lined, blood-filled spaces. Inflammatory cells, such as lymphocytes, are rarely found in the interstitium. In this case report, a Chinese woman with an unusual presentation of an orbital cavernous hemangioma resulting from a substantial infiltration of inflammatory cells is presented. Data ...
Viswanatha Borlingegowda B ENT Department, Victoria Hospital, Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, #716, 10th Cross, 5th Main, M.C. Layout, Vijayangar, Bangalore 560 040, Karnataka, India. - - 2014
Rhinosporidiosis is a chronic granulomatous disease that primarily affects the mucous membranes of the nose and nasopharynx. It is caused by Rhinosporidium seeberi. Clinically it presents as a reddish, bleeding, polypoid mass with a characteristic strawberry-like appearance on its surface, which is caused by the presence of mature sporangia. In ...
Wang Li L Department of Pathology, First Affiliated Hospital, Guangxi Medical University, Nanning, Guangxi, - - 2014
Cavernous hemangiomas of the adrenal gland are rare benign neoplastic tumors. The clinical presentation of adrenal hemangiomas is usually vague, and they are often discovered incidentally through imaging examination s performed for other reasons. We report the case of a non-functional adrenal hemangioma found incidentally in a 37-year-old man with ...
Heller Debra S DS Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Rutgers-New Jersey Medical School, Newark, - - 2014
The periurethral (Skene) glands may become involved by a variety of conditions. Mass-like lesions need to be distinguished from other lesions arising from the anterior vagina. Familiarity with these lesions will be helpful if a patient with a lesion of the Skene glands or periurethral region is encountered.
Ikeda Osamu - - 2014
Context We present a rare and interesting case of hemorrhagic lumbar facet cysts accompanying a spinal subdural hematoma at the same level suggesting a possible mechanism by which spinal subdural hematomas can arise. Findings A 71-year-old man presented with persistent sciatic pain and intermittent claudication. Magnetic resonance imaging demonstrated a ...
Lee Han Na HN Department of Radiology, Kyung Hee University Hospital, College of Medicine, Kyung Hee University, 23 Kyungheedae-ro, Dongdaemun-gu, Seoul, 130-872, South - - 2014
A suprapubic cartilaginous cyst from the symphysis pubis is a rare lesion, which may be asymptomatic or cause symptoms such as urinary retention and pelvic pain. It is thought to be secondary to degenerative changes in the symphysis pubis and usually occurs in multiparous women. We report the case of ...
Gupta Mamta M Department of Pathology, Subharti Medical College, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, - - 2014
We report a case of aggressive pilomatrixoma (PMX) in a 25-year-old male who presented with swelling in left supraclavicular region of 2-month duration. A diagnosis of small round cell tumor was suggested on fine-needle aspiration cytology. He underwent wide excision of the mass. On histomorphological examination, a diagnosis of aggressive ...
Kim Eu Hyun EH Department of Radiology, Yeouido St. Mary's hospital, The Catholic University College of Medicine, Seoul, - - 2014
We report two cases of aggressive thyroid lymphoma in elderly patients that presented as Epub ahead of print large infiltrative thyroid masses with extensive invasion to adjacent structures including trachea, esophagus, and common carotid artery. Ultrasonography displayed irregular shaped, heterogeneous hypoechoic mass, mimicking anaplastic carcinoma. Computed tomography showed heterogeneously enhancing ...
Balsat Marie M Adolescents and Young Adults Hematology Unit, Saint-Louis University Hospital, EA-3518, University Paris 7, Paris, France - - 2014
We report a case of polyarthritis with axial involvement in a young female patient treated for acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Detection in the hip fluid of Ureaplasma urealyticum by broad-range PCR followed by Electrospray Ionization Mass Spectrometry allowed the diagnosis of septic arthritis and ad integrum recovery upon adapted antibiotic therapy.
Jeon Hyun Woo - - 2014
Although a solitary fibrous tumor of the pleura (SFTP) is a rare disease, and usually has a benign course, it has a malignant potential. We report a case of malignant SFTP treated surgically. A 75- year-old female was admitted with a chief complaint of hemoptysis of two weeks duration. Computed ...
Chang Chian A CA From the Department of Nuclear Medicine, Monash Health, Melbourne, Victoria, - - 2014
A 40-year-old man presents with a painless enlarging right neck mass over several weeks without a history of trauma or infection. Ultrasound, contrast-enhanced CT, and MRI showed a mass in an expanded vein extending into the parotid gland. Blood-stained fine-needle aspiration biopsy demonstrated atypical lymphoid cells, but there was insufficient ...
Kristjánsdóttir Björg B Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Institute of Clinical Sciences, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, - - 2014
Mortality rates for epithelial ovarian cancer (EOC) are high, mainly due to late-stage diagnosis. The identification of biomarkers for this cancer could contribute to earlier diagnosis and increased survival rates. Given that chronic inflammation plays a central role in cancer initiation and progression, we selected and tested 15 cancer-related cytokines ...
Gali Shapira S Pediatric Radiology Unit, Radiology Department, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, - - 2014
Purely cystic neuroblatomas are often discovered prenatally. As the main differential diagnosis is adrenal hemorrhage, follow-up sonography is warranted after birth. Cystic neuroblastomas are expected to evolve into lesions of mixed echogenicity with cystic and solid components. We present a rare case of a purely cystic left-sided adrenal lesion in ...
Lecavalier Melanie M Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology, BC Children's Hospital, Vancouver, - - 2014
Cranial fasciitis is a fibroblastic lesion found in the cranium of children three weeks to six years of age. It most commonly manifests as a solitary, rapid growing mass on the scalp with frequent involvement of underlying bone and occasional intracranial expansion. Patients with cranial fasciitis may present with a ...
Yang Roy Y RY Division of Abdominal Imaging, Joint Department of Medical Imaging, University Health Network and Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada. Electronic address: - - 2014
To assess the efficacy and complication rates of percutaneous ultrasound (US)-guided pancreatic mass biopsy and to determine if location of the mass or method of biopsy affects efficacy. Imaging, pathology, and clinical records of all patients undergoing percutaneous US-guided pancreatic mass sampling from January 2001 until November 2011 were reviewed. ...
Cunningham Jane D JD Department of Radiology, Beaumont Hospital, Beaumont Road, Dublin 9, Ireland, - - 2014
Tissue sampling of lesions in the head and neck is challenging due to complex regional anatomy and sometimes necessitates open surgical biopsy. However, many patients are poor surgical candidates due to comorbidity. Thus, we evaluated the use of CT guidance for establishing histopathological diagnosis of head and neck masses. All ...
Jayi Sofia - - 2014
Vulvar lipoma is a rare tumor localization and only a few cases have been reported. The clinical characteristics of vulvar lipoma are well known. However, it is important to distinguish lipomas from liposarcomas. We report a case of vulvar lipoma and discuss its clinical features, including diagnostic aspects, with emphasis ...
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 ...
Hellmann M A MA Department of Neurology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petach Tikva, Israel; Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, - - 2014
Finglimod, a sphingosine 1-phosphate receptor modulator, is the first orally administered therapy approved for prophylaxis in multiple sclerosis (MS). Several reports in the last two years suggested that it might be associated with severe augmentation of disease activity upon initiation or discontinuation of therapy. We present an MS patient who ...
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 ...
Xue Li-Yun LY Department of Ultrasound, Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University, Bldg 1#, 180 Fenglin Rd., Xuhui District, Shanghai, 200032, - - 2014
To assess the value of contrast-enhanced ultrasonography (CEUS) in evaluating cystic renal lesions compared with conventional ultrasound (US) and contrast-enhanced computed tomography (CECT). One hundred and three patients with complex cystic renal masses underwent preoperative US and CEUS, among which 70 conducted CECT at our institution. The images were analyzed ...
Leibowitz David D Department of Medicine, Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem, - - 2014
Behçet's disease (BD) is a chronic multisystemic inflammatory disorder. Cardiac abnormalities including intracardiac thrombi have been described in up to 16% of cases. The clinical presentation of cardiac complications in BD may include fever, dyspnea, chest pain, hemoptysis, and edema. We present 2 cases of patients who underwent surgical excision ...
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