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Boza Juliana Catucci JC Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), Porto Alegre, RS, - - 2014
The Osler-Weber-Rendu syndrome or Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia (HHT) is a systemic fibrovascular dysplasia characterized by defects in the elastic and vascular walls of blood vessels, making them varicose and prone to disruptions. Lesions occur in different organs and can lead to hemorrhage in the lungs, digestive tract and brain. We ...
Jeong Jewon - - 2014
We describe a rare case of terminal ileal diverticulitis in a 68-year-old female with a day of history Epub ahead of print of right lower quadrant pain and tenderness, mimicking acute appendicitis. Ultrasonography revealed small sac-like out-pouching lesions with increased echogenicity of surrounding fat in thickened terminal ileum, suggesting inflamed ...
Yang Tao T Department of Neurosurgery, Beijing Tiantan Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing 100050, P.R. - - 2014
Leiomyomas are benign tumors which are predominantly found in the genitourinary and gastrointestinal tracts. Leiomyomas in the spine are extremely rare. The current study presents a case of a 35-year-old female with intraspinal leiomyoma who presented with low back pain and weakness in the left leg of two months. Computerized ...
Xu Qingsheng Q Department of Neurosurgery, The First Affiliated Hospital, College of Medicine, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, P.R. - - 2014
Myofibroblastoma is a benign tumor composed of spindle cells in clusters and fascicles. To date, only three cases of intracranial myofibroblastoma have been reported. The present study reports the case of a 47-year-old female with meningeal myofibroblastoma. The patient had a history of ovarian cyst resection and presented with paroxysmal ...
Cook Alysa B AB Internal Medicine Service, BluePearl Georgia Veterinary Specialists, Atlanta, GA, - - 2014
A female kitten presented for chronic, intermittent, antibiotic-responsive urinary incontinence and chronic kidney disease. Abdominal ultrasound identified bilateral pelvic/ureteral dilation and three closely apposed thin-walled fluid-filled structures in the caudal abdomen, extending toward the pelvic inlet. Excretory urography and negative contrast cystography identified contrast medium accumulation from the dilated ureters ...
Rey Johannes Wilhelm JW Johannes Wilhelm Rey, Ralf Kiesslich, Arthur Hoffman, Department of Internal Medicine, St. Mary's Hospital, 60318 Frankfurt, - - 2014
The prognosis for patients with malignancies of the gastrointestinal-tract is strictly dependent on early detection of premalignant and malignant lesions. However, small, flat or depressed neoplastic lesions remain difficult to detect with these technologies thereby limiting their value for polyp and cancer screening. At the same time computer and chip ...
Coleman Alan M AM Cincinnati Fetal Center, Center for Fetal Cellular and Molecular Therapy, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, - - 2014
Infantile myofibroma is the most common fibrous tumor in infancy. A majority of these lesions are solitary and occur in the head and neck region. Unless visceral sites are involved, the clinical course is typically benign. However, the difficulty in these cases is the differentiation of a benign myofibroma from ...
Farquhar Douglas D Department of Otorhinolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pa., - - 2014
Background: We describe the unusual case of a 66-year-old woman who presented with a cheek mass that completely abated with oral steroids. Case Report: Multiple separate biopsies of the mass were negative or inconclusive. MRI revealed a large mass, yet after a short steroid course, this mass was completely undetectable ...
Bansal Samriti - - 2014
Objective: This report describes the case of a 13-year-old patient who experienced traumatic intrusion of the primary maxillary right central incisor and subsequently suffered an atypical tetrad, comprising of an unerupted compound odontoma associated with a dentigerous cyst, and an impacted, doubly dilacerated permanent maxillary right central incisor; however, the ...
Iakovleva Gaiane G Department of Laboratory Medicine, Markham Stouffville Hospital, Markham, Ontario, - - 2014
A 70-year-old man presented with left-sided flank pain and weight loss of two-month duration. Clinical workup revealed a palpable mass, increased creatinine (165 μmol/L) and trace of blood on urinalysis. Imaging showed a large (18.0cm) multicystic mass replacing left kidney and a T12 vertebral body lytic lesion. Patient underwent an ...
Hsu M-Y MY Department of Medical Imaging and Intervention, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Linkou, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, - - 2014
To evaluate the safety and efficacy of computed tomography (CT)-guided percutaneous fine-needle aspiration biopsy (FNAB) of pancreatic masses that traverses the gastrointestinal tract or solid viscera. From January 2002 to December 2012, 144 patients underwent 165 CT-guided biopsies of pancreatic masses. Biopsies were performed using a 21 or 22 G ...
Vanbiervliet Geoffroy G Université de Nice Sophia Antipolis, Faculté de Médecine and Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de l'Archet 2, Pôle digestif, Nice, - - 2014
Background and study aims: A new core biopsy needle for endoscopic ultrasound (EUS)-guided sampling has recently been developed. The aim of this prospective multicenter study was to compare this needle with a standard needle in patients with solid pancreatic masses. Patients and methods: Consecutive patients with solid pancreatic masses referred ...
Lee Yun Nah YN Digestive Disease Center and Research Institute, Department of Internal Medicine, SoonChunHyang University School of Medicine, Bucheon and Seoul, - - 2014
Background and study aims: An endoscopic ultrasound (EUS)-guided fine needle biopsy (EUS-FNB) device using a core biopsy needle was developed to improve diagnostic accuracy by simultaneously obtaining cytological aspirates and histological core samples. We prospectively compared the diagnostic accuracy of EUS-FNB with standard EUS-guided fine needle aspiration (EUS-FNA) in patients ...
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 ...
Burney Richard O RO Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Clinical Investigation, Madigan Healthcare System , Tacoma, Washington , - - 2014
Abstract Endometriosis is a common gynecologic disorder histologically characterized by the displacement of endometrial tissue to extra-uterine locations. A significant cause of infertility and pelvic pain, the global socioeconomic burden of endometriosis is staggering. Laparoscopy remains the gold standard for the diagnosis of the condition. However, the invasive nature of ...
Shallop Brandon - - 2014
Osteochondromas are common benign bone tumors. Synovial chondromatosis is a benign cartilaginous metaplasia that occurs in the synovium. The authors describe a unique case of synovial chondromatosis developing in the pes anserine bursa secondary to an underlying osteochondroma of the proximal medial tibia. It is unusual to see both of ...
Kakisaka Tatsuhiko T Department of Gastroenterological Surgery I, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, - - 2014
A 36-year-old man who presented with a nosebleed and anemia was referred to our hospital. Laboratory test results showed platelet depletion, decreased levels of fibrinogen, and increased fibrinogen degeneration products. CT showed a 13-cm splenic tumor. T2 -weighted MRI revealed a high-intensity mass. We preoperatively diagnosed splenic hemangioma with chronic ...
Tanaka Mariko M Department of Pathology and Diagnostic Pathology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, - - 2014
Esophageal adenocarcinomas usually develop in Barrett's esophagus, typically through the metaplasia-dysplasia-carcinoma sequence, but adenocarcinomas can occur from heterotopic gastric mucosa in cervical esophagus (inlet patch). This report describes the first case of synchronous presentation of adenocarcinoma arising from cervical inlet patch and Barrett's esophagus-related dysplasia in a 76-year-old man. Surveillance ...
Weishaar Kristen M KM Flint Animal Cancer Center, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, - - 2014
A male castrated Golden Retriever was presented for evaluation of a large mass over the left shoulder extending to the lower part of the neck that had been present for an extended period of time, but had a recent history of rapid growth. Previous aspirates of the mass were consistent ...
Donaldson J F JF Department General Surgery, St Mary's Hospital, Isle of Wight, - - 2014
Horner's syndrome (HS) presenting with a neck mass is a rare but challenging clinical scenario which may be caused by malignant thyroid disease. A concise review of the literature (PubMED database; 1990-2013) on the clinical management of neck masses with HS. An example case is also discussed. 1.3% of HS ...
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 ...
Geetha N N Department of Medical Oncology, Regional Cancer Centre, Trivandrum 695011, Kerala, India. Electronic address: - - 2014
Anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL) is a T cell lymphoma occurring commonly in childhood and rarely in adults. Central nervous system involvement in ALCL is very rare and cerebellar involvement at presentation has never been described. We examine the case of a young adult who presented with a cerebellar mass. ...
Saavedra-Perez David D Unidad de Cirugía Hepato-Bilio-Pancreática, Servicio de Cirugía General y Digestiva, Institut Clínic de Malalties Digestives i Metabòliques, Hospital Clínic de Barcelona, Barcelona, España. Electronic address: - - 2014
Autoimmune pancreatitis (AIP) is defined as a particular form of pancreatitis that often manifests as obstructive jaundice associated with a pancreatic mass or an obstructive bile duct lesion, and that has an excellent response to corticosteroid treatment. The prevalence of AIP worldwide is unknown, and it is considered as a ...
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 ...
Mattingly Jameson K JK Department of Otolaryngology, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO, USA; Department of Pediatric Otolaryngology, Children's Hospital Colorado, Aurora, CO, USA. Electronic address: - - 2014
Pediatric cervical masses can present a diagnostic dilemma given their broad differential diagnosis. We present a 3-year-old girl with a midline anterior neck mass found to have histopathologic findings consistent with a bronchogenic cyst. Although rare, bronchogenic cysts should be considered in the differential diagnosis in both lateral and anterior ...
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, ...
Xie Sm S Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, The Second Xiangya Hospital of Central South University, Changsha, PR - - 2014
Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) is a rare disease ranging from a benign to a rapidly fatal condition affecting young children predominantly, and is characterized by an abnormal clonal proliferation of Langerhans cells. We report a case of a 3-year-old child presenting with a 1-year history of otorrhea and otorrhagia followed ...
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. ...
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