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Kim Suk Jung SJ Department of Radiology, Haeundae Paik Hospital, Inje University College of Medicine, Busan, Korea (S.J.K., K.H.L., O.H.K., J.H.R., G.B.C.); and Departments of Radiology (Y.M.P., S.J.L., H.J.C., H.W.J.) and Pathology (S.J.J.), Busan Paik Hospital, Inje University College of Medicine, Busan, - - 2014
The purpose of this study was to evaluate characteristic features of juvenile fibroadenoma of the breast on sonography. Our study included 34 juvenile fibroadenomas confirmed by surgical biopsy or sonographically guided 8-gauge vacuum-assisted biopsy in 23 patients (age range, 15-47 years; mean age, 25 years). Sonographic findings of the lesions ...
Mayerson Joel L - - 2014
Soft-tissue masses of the extremities are common entities encountered by nearly all providers of musculoskeletal patient care. Proper management of these lesions requires a specific process of evaluation. A detailed history and physical examination must be performed. Appropriate imaging studies must be obtained based on clinical indications. MRI is the ...
Nishida Yusuke - - 2014
Chronic expanding hematoma is a rare persistent hematoma that can sometimes be misdiagnosed as a malignant tumor due to its clinical and radiological features. A 42-year-old Japanese man with a large mass in his leg, suggestive of malignancy, presented to our hospital. He had been aware of the leg swelling ...
Betti Marta M 1University of Florence and Children's University Hospital, Department of emergency, Critical Area and Pediatric surgery , Viale Pieraccini 24, Florence , - - 2014
Cervical thymic cysts are rare cervical masses which usually present in the first decade of life accounting for 0.3% - 1% of all congenital neck masses. Due to its rarity thymic cysts are seldom included in the differential diagnosis of cystic cervical mass and are often mistaken for more common ...
Bulut Gülay G Department of Pathology, Yüzüncü Yıl University, Faculty of Medicine, VAN, - - 2014
Actinomycosis is a rare, chronic, suppurative and granulomatous disease caused by Actinomyces israelii, which is a filamentous, anaerobic, gram-positive, saprophytic organism in the oral cavity. Diagnosis of actinomycosis depends on positive culture or identification of Actinomyces colonies and sulfur granules in histological specimens. In our case, a mass had been ...
Kim Mi Young MY Department of Radiology, Konkuk University Medical Center, Konkuk University School of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea - - 2014
Shear-wave elastography (SWE) has the potential to improve diagnostic performance of conventional ultrasound (US) in differentiating benign from malignant breast masses. To investigate false positive or negative results of SWE in differentiating benign from malignant breast masses and to analyze clinical and imaging characteristics of the masses with false SWE ...
Kasem Kais K 1Griffith University, School of Medicine 2Gold Coast University Hospital, Qld, - - 2014
Extra-adrenal paragangliomas are uncommon tumors arising from neuroectodermal-derived paraganglion tissue. These tumors are usually located in the carotid body, the jugulotympanic body or the mediastinum. A limited number of primary pulmonary paragangliomas have been reported previously. We present a case of a 63-year-old lady with a 12-pack-year smoking history and ...
Salido S S La Princesa University Hospital, Madrid, - - 2014
The primitive thymus and inferior parathyroid derive from the third branchial cleft. During embryonic development, these structures descend, reaching their final localisation. Third branchial cleft anomalies present usually as a fistula, abscess or cyst. However, there are no reports on parathyroid adenomas in the literature other than as a morphological ...
Kim Solip S Department of Radiology, Kangbuk Samsung Hospital, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, - - 2014
To evaluate the influence of the scanning orientation on diagnostic performance measured by the mean elasticity, maximum elasticity, and fat-to-lesion elasticity ratio on ultrasound-based shear wave elastography in differentiating breast cancers from benign lesions. In this study, a total of 260 breast masses from 235 consecutive patients were observed from ...
Hazzard Christopher C Department of Thoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, New - - 2014
We report the case of a 32-year-old woman who presented with cough, pleuritic pain, and a solitary lung mass. Computed tomography demonstrated a 3.7-cm spiculated right lower lobe mass, and 18-fluoro-deoxy-glucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography demonstrated significant hypermetabolism, both most suggestive of invasive adenocarcinoma. The results of fine needle aspirate ...
Lotfi Ali Reza AR Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Imam Hospital, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, - - 2014
A hydatid cyst of the head and neck is a very rare condition, even in areas where Echinococcus infestation is endemic. We report a rare case of primary hydatid cyst of the right maxillary sinus in a 40-year-old man. The initial diagnosis of the presence of a cystic mass was ...
Abtahi Sayed Hamidreza SH Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, - - 2014
Lipomas of the larynx are very rare benign lesions; macroscopically, they resemble retention cysts, so their diagnosis is usually made after surgery. A rare case of pediatric paraglottic space Lipoma in an 11-year-old boy is explained. The mass was mobile, soft, without fluctuation or pulsation. CT scan revealed a 5.7 ...
Hadgaonkar Shailesh Ramakant SR Sancheti Institute for Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Pune, - - 2014
Osteoblastomas are bone forming lesions arising mainly from posterior elements of the vertebra. They are commonly encountered in the cervical and lumbar regions. We present a case of a thoracic osteoblastoma which is extra osseous and is not communicating with any part of the vertebra present intraforaminally. This is a ...
Su Siew Choo SC Queensland Children's Respiratory Centre, Queensland Children's Medical Research Institute, Royal Children's Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia; Department of Paediatrics, Hospital Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, - - 2014
Neck masses in infants and children have a wide differential diagnosis. However, neck masses apparent only during raised intrathoracic pressure are rare with a limited number of causes, including superior herniation of the normal thymus, apical lung herniation, jugular phlebectasia and laryngocoele. These conditions can easily be differentiated from one ...
Wagner Matthias W MW Section of Pediatric Neuroradiology, Division of Pediatric Radiology, Russell H Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine; Baltimore, MD, USA - - - 2014
Dermoid cysts are benign epithelial inclusions and cystic lesions that may occur in several locations including the oropharynx. We describe the case of a two-month-old baby girl who presented with progressive respiratory distress, hypoxemia, and feeding difficulties because of an oropharyngeal dermoid cyst. The child had an airway work-up that ...
Lopez Julio J VCA California Animal Hospital Veterinary Specialty Group, Los Angeles, - - 2014
A 34.4 kg 5 yr old spayed female mixed-breed dog was presented for evaluation of a urinary bladder mass. The dog had a recent onset of hematuria and stranguria but otherwise appeared to be healthy. Abdominal ultrasound revealed a mass in the urinary bladder. The dog was sedated and a ...
Crane Ryan A RA Department of General Surgery, Medical University of South - - 2014
Background: Rhabdomyosarcoma is a rare malignancy derived from skeletal muscle with approximately 40% of cases involving the head and neck. The pleomorphic variant, however, most commonly occurs in the extremities and has never, to our knowledge, been described in the pharynx. Methods: A 46-year-old male with no significant medical history ...
Pongsuvareeyakul Tip T Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, - - 2014
Ovarian teratoma with predominant hemangiomatous component in pediatric patients is very rare and its presentation may mimic that of malignancy. A 2-year-old girl presented with proptosis of the right eye. A right ovarian mass was detected on the physical examination. The right orbital lesion was consistent with venolymphatic-type vascular malformation ...
Thabet Ashraf A Departments of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 25 New Chardon St., Suite 501, Boston, MA - - 2014
Image-guided needle biopsy represents a minimally invasive method for pathologic diagnosis of a mass. This study evaluates the diagnostic yield, accuracy, and safety of ovarian mass biopsy with combined core and fine-needle technique. Medical records of all women at least 18 years of age, referred from gynecologic oncology, who underwent ...
Rjosk-Dendorfer D D Department for Clinical Radiology, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Hospital Munich-Grosshadern, - - 2014
To evaluate the use of color Doppler sonography and free hand sonoelastography in the assessment of breast fibroadenomas according to their size and shape. From December 2012 to March 2013 women with 16 solid breast masses, classified as BI-RADS category 3 or 4 were examined with B-mode ultrasound, sonoelastography and ...
Chaudhry Saadia R SR Calderdale Royal Hospital , Halifax, W. Yorkshire , United Kingdom , - - 2014
Abstract We report the case of a 3-year-old child, who presented with lid swelling which progressed to proptosis of the left eye. He also had systemic symptoms of fatigue and weight loss. An examination revealed hepatosplenomegaly and lymph node enlargement. Investigations showed a peripheral smear with blast cells, which were ...
Dolci Giampiero G Thoracic Surgery Operative Unit, S.Orsola-Malpighi University Hospital Bologna, - - 2014
A 75 year-old man with a lesion in the middle lobe of the lung was discovered to also have, during the follow-up period, a mass in the mediastinum, diagnosed as a multi-thymic cyst. Both pathologies were successfully treated with a single surgical approach by video-assisted thoracoscopy. We performed a middle ...
Baron Hr H School of Veterinary Science, University of Queensland, Gatton, QLD, - - 2014
A 5-year-old captive male diamond python (Morelia spilota spilota) was presented with a 1-month history of regurgitation and anorexia and discrete coelomic distention. Physical examination revealed a firm, immobile mass at approximately two-thirds of the snout-vent length from the front of the head. Ultrasound-guided fine needle aspirate biopsy of the ...
Mam Praya - - 2014
Fibrolipomatous hamartoma is a rare benign tumor characterized by infiltration of fibrous and adipose tissue found within the epineurium and perineurium of the distal peripheral nerves. Most commonly seen in the upper extremities and median nerve, it is rarely involved in the foot and ankle. We report a rare case ...
Kim Minkwan M Regional Cardiocerebrovascular Center, Dong-A University Hospital, Busan, - - 2014
The differential diagnosis of cardiac mass is important in determining the therapeutic plan and avoiding unnecessary surgical intervention. Non-invasive imaging methods would be useful in the diagnosis of suspected cardiac mass, because they may provide earlier diagnosis and more accurate assessment of cardiac mass. Native aortic valve thrombosis is a ...
Kalaycı Cem Burak CB Department of Radiology, Başkent University Istanbul Hospital, Istanbul, - - 2014
A case of isolated sphenoid fungal sinusitis in an elderly diabetic patient is described. A coexisting mass lesion located in the sellar region was detected incidentally. Coincidence of these two entities represents a potential surgical disaster which may result in direct intracranial spread of fungal infection.
Kim Soo-Hong SH Department of Pediatric Surgery, Pusan National University Children's Yangsan Hospital, Yangsan, - - 2014
Co-existing pyloric submucosal masses with hypertrophic pyloric stenosis (HPS) are very rare and treating these lesions is always a problem. A 20-day-old boy presented with recurrent episodes of projectile non-bilious vomiting lasting for 5 days. HPS was suspected due to the presenting age and the symptoms. The sonography demonstrated not ...
Righi Stefano S From the Division of Otolaryngology, Maxillofacial Surgery and Dentistry, Aosta Hospital, Aosta, - - 2014
The purpose of this paper is to present and discuss a new case of malignant vagal paraganglioma.A 38-year-old woman was referred for the assessment of a bilateral firm cervical mass. CT scans revealed a left cervical ovoid mass; contralaterally, a mass with a similar enhancement could be observed too.The tumor ...
Devadass Clement Wilfred CW Associate Professor, Department of Pathology, M.S., Ramaiah Medical College and Teaching Hospital , Bangalore, India - - 2014
Duodenal adenocarcinoma (DACa) is a rare malignancy, the presenting symptoms of which are vague and nonspecific. We report the case of a patient presenting with symptoms of subacute small bowel obstruction whose CT scan revealed i) left adnexal mass and ii) compression of 3(rd) portion of duodenum with reduced aortomesentric ...
Bohara Sangita S Department of Pathology, Maulana Azad Medical College, Lok Nayak Hospital , New Delhi, - - 2014
One-third of schwannomas occur in head and neck region, mostly in the parapharyngeal region. Cystic change is seen in only 4% of schwannomas. The diagnosis of such tumors remains a challenge due to the rarity of these lesions and limited utility of fine needle aspiration cytology. When cystic, branchial cleft ...
Jahan S S Dr Shahanaz Jahan, Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology, Community Based Medical College, Bangladesh, - - 2014
The female genital tract is an extremely rare site for Rhinosporidiosis. Here we described a 13 year old girl who presented with a slow growing polypoid fleshy mass in the posterior vaginal wall near the orifice for 6 months with scanty bleeding from the mass. The girl was admitted to ...
Singh Prem P Associate Professor, Department of Pathology, MM Institute of Medical Sciences and Research , Mullana, Ambala, Haryana, India - - 2014
Giant cell tumour (GCT) of spine is an extremely rare neoplasm accounting 0.5% to 1.5% of all cases. The patient usually presents with weakness of lower limbs. We describe a case of 25-year-old male who presented with sudden onset of paraplegia. On plain radiograph there was an osteolytic lesion in ...
P Pallavee P Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute , Puducherry, India - - 2014
Broad ligament fibroids are rare and often pose clinical diagnostic difficulties. We report a case of broad ligament fibroid in a woman after hysterectomy. The lady presented to us with continuous lower abdominal pain of seven months duration. Bimanual examination revealed a firm mass on the right side of the ...
Pace Jonathan J Department of Neurosurgery, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, - - 2014
The identification of a soft tissue chondroma within the spine represents a rarity and is typically not included within the differential diagnosis for patients with sensory complaints of the leg. The authors describe 46-year-old female presenting with 3-week history of decreased sensation and paresthesias of the left leg. Magnetic resonance ...
Jeong Bo Young BY Department of Radiology, Dongguk University Ilsan Hospital, Dongguk University College of Medicine, Goyang, - - 2014
Spontaneous bloody nipple discharge from a single duct is a significant clinical problem. When performing preoperative marking of the discharging duct, it is sometimes difficult to identify the duct owing to intermittent discharge. Precise preoperative marking of the discharging duct and intraductal lesions is very important to avoid unnecessary wide ...
Katsetos Christos D CD Department of Pediatrics, Drexel University College of Medicine, St. Christopher׳s Hospital for Children, Philadelphia, PA; Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Drexel University College of Medicine, St. Christopher׳s Hospital for Children, Philadelphia, PA; Department of Neurology, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA. Electronic address: - - 2014
This neuropathologic case study illustrates the discovery of metachronous hemorrhagic infarcts insinuating round mass-like lesions by magnetic resonance imaging in the setting of childhood primary angiitis of the central nervous system (cPACNS) raising diagnostic awareness of this unusual presentation in a clinical and neuroimaging context. The report underscores the importance ...
Lee Chee-Hoon CH Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, - - 2014
A 37-year-old woman was referred to our institution for further management of a mass lesion located in the thoracic cavity. The mass had grown by more than 10 cm over the course of a year and was initially considered to be a scar from previous pulmonary tuberculosis at another hospital. ...
Rafailidis Vasileios V Radiology Department of General Hospital of Katerini, Katerini, - - 2014
Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumours affect 0.001 % of the population. The epithelioid subtype accounts for only 5 % of them. We herein present a patient with a palpable mass on the left calf, which was investigated by ultrasonography, ultrasonographically guided fine-needle biopsy and MRI. Ultrasonography estimated the size of the tumour ...
Kim Dong Hyun DH Department of Ophthalmology, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, South - - 2014
To report a case of primary conjunctival epithelial inclusion cyst with atypical manifestation. A 66-year-old woman presented with a yellowish, subconjunctival mass extending from the corneal limbus to the medial canthus in the left eye. Clinical, radiological and histological assays were performed. The mass was well-delineated, and the overlying conjunctiva ...
Gezer Hasan Ozkan HO Departments of Pediatric Surgery, Başkent University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey. - - 2014
An aneurysmal bone cyst (ABC) is a benign but often rapidly expanding osteolytic multi-cystic osseous lesion that occurs as a primary, secondary, intra-osseous, extra-osseous, solid, or conventional lesion. A 15-year-old boy presented with a left-sided intrathoracic mass displacing the lung without bone destruction. The mass was totally resected without rib ...
Dawe Edward J C EJ Frimley Park Hospital, United Kingdom. Electronic address: - - 2014
We describe the endoscopic management of a large talar cyst using synthetic allograft gel. Three and a half years later the patient has returned to sport and repeat MRI demonstrates no further collapse of the cyst.
Minokadeh Ardalan - - 2014
A 92-year-old man presented for evaluation with a 1-month history of a rapidly growing asymptomatic pink nodule on his forearm. Biopsy results of the lesion demonstrated pathology consistent with Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC). Immunohistochemical studies displayed positive cytoplasmic staining for cytokeratin AE1/AE3, positive dot-like perinuclear staining for cytokeratin-20, diffuse cytoplasmic ...
Feng Guo-dong GD 1 Department of - - 2014
Early diagnosis and treatment of tuberculous meningitis saves lives, but current laboratory diagnostic tests lack sensitivity. We investigated whether the detection of intracellular bacteria by a modified Ziehl-Neelsen stain and early secretory antigen target (ESAT)-6 in cerebrospinal fluid leukocytes improves tuberculous meningitis diagnosis. Cerebrospinal fluid specimens from patients with suspected ...
Mallery Susan R SR College of Dentistry, The Ohio State - - 2014
Approximately 30% higher-grade premalignant oral intraepithelial neoplasia (OIN) lesions will progress to oral cancer. While surgery is the OIN treatment mainstay, many OIN lesions recur which is highly problematic for both surgeons and patients. This clinical trial assessed the chemopreventive efficacy of a natural-product based bioadhesive gel on OIN lesions. ...
Paris S S Department of Operative and Preventive Dentistry, Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Aßmannshauser Str. 4-6, 14197 Berlin, - - 2014
The aim of this in vitro study was to evaluate the penetration of an infiltrant and a sealant, when applied as recommended, into fissure caries lesions. The fissure systems of extracted human teeth were classified according to the International Caries Detection and Assessment System (ICDAS, codes: 0, 1, 2). Within ...
Murray Michelle A MA Department of Respiratory Medicine, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, - - 2014
A 65-year-old man was referred to the respiratory clinic with recurrent chest infections on a background of stage 3 chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. On examination, there was wheeze bilaterally more marked on the left lower lobe. Subsequent imaging revealed an obstruction of the left main bronchus that was concerning for ...
Volker Mary Krakowski - - 2014
Medical records of patients with a histopathological diagnosis of oral osteoma were reviewed for information on signalment, body weight, history, clinical signs, physical examination and diagnostic imaging findings, surgical procedure performed, and histopathologic characteristics. Clinical signs related to the mass were noted in 2 dogs. One mass was documented to ...
Patel Ramnik V RV Department of Paediatric Surgery, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, - - 2014
A 12-year-old boy with a history, at birth, of a weeping pink fleshy lesion after his umbilical cord detached, requiring repeated chemical cauterisation, presented with massive lower gastrointestinal bleeding and required resuscitation and blood transfusion. Augmented Tc99m nuclear medicine scan confirmed ectopic gastric mucosa. The lateral view suggested its attachment ...
Tripathi Surya Kant SK Department of Pulmonary Medicine, King George's Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, - - 2014
A 21-year-old non-smoker, non-hypertensive male without diabetes was referred to our pulmonary medicine department with suspected malignant intrathoracic mass. The clinicoradiological evaluation revealed that it could be a posterior mediastinal mass. The same diagnosis was confirmed on performing CT and MRI. Benign posterior mediastinal schwanomma was suspected as it is ...
Lee Eun Jung EJ 0000-0002-0454-4510 Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Gangnam Severance Hospital, Yonsei University College of Medicine, 211 Eonju-ro, Gangnam-gu, Seoul 135-720, Republic of - - 2014
Malignant schwannoma is an extremely rare tumor and the risk of malignant schwannoma increases in patients with von Recklinghausen's disease. Recently, we encountered a case of solitary malignant schwannoma in the choana and posterior nasal septum. Malignant schwannoma has not been previously reported in these locations. A 53-year-old man, who ...
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