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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Chigurupati Pragnya P Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. Electronic address: - - 2014
Chordomas are rare, slow growing, locally destructive bone tumours arising from the notochord. Presenting a case of a 65 year old man, who presented with complaints of swelling on the right lower back for 1 year associated with pain. On, physical examination, a swelling measuring 5cm×4cm was noted in the ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Schuetz Audrey N - - 2013
We report the finding of Iodamoeba butschlii amebic cysts on a liquid-based anal Pap smear from an HIV-positive male. Iodine staining of the smear confirmed the diagnosis. It is important to distinguish I. butschlii from pathogenic ameobae and other organisms seen on anal Pap smears. Diagn. Cytopathol 2013. © 2013 ...
Steffen Jonel - - 2013
To evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of methylene blue used as a non-invasive in vivo stain to detect ocular surface squamous neoplasia (OSSN). A test validation study was performed according to Standards for the reporting of diagnostic accuracy studies (STARD) guidelines on 75 consecutive patients who presented with ocular surface lesions ...
Jain Bhawna Bhutoria - - 2013
We report a 45-year-old male presenting with an intraoral mass originating from the right maxillary alveolar ridge. Radiologic investigations revealed osteolytic lesions in the right maxilla, skull, and lumbar vertebrae. This finding led to further investigations like electrophoresis of serum proteins for M band, quantitative estimation of immunoglobulins, urine electrophoresis ...
Pallagatti Shambulingappa S M.D.S., Professor, Department of oral medicine and radiology, M.M. College of Dental Sciences and Research, Mullana, Ambala, Haryana, - - 2013
Prognosis of oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma depends on early diagnosis, despite advanced surgical techniques, the 5-year survival rate remains ~40-50%. Unfortunately, it is usually detected when it becomes symptomatic. This requires treatment which gives rise to a high rate of morbidity and mortality and, furthermore, early detection of oro-pharyngeal pre-malignant ...
Berson Diane D Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New - - 2013
Acne vulgaris is characterized by comedones, papules, pustules, and secondary lesions. Historically, it has been considered a disease primarily affecting adolescents, but recent reports over the past three decades suggest an increasing prevalence in adults, particularly women. Adapalene was developed for the topical treatment of acne. Adapalene (6-[3-(l-adamantyl)-4-methoxyphenyl]-2-naphthoic acid) is ...
Reja Abu Hena Hasanoor - - 2013
Background: Leprosy is not always an easy disease to diagnose, and patients can remain undiagnosed for longtime, not only at the peripheral clinics but also even at places with higher medical facilities, so, there is an urgent need for rapid and definitive modalities for leprosy diagnosis. This prospective study evaluates ...
Pandya Himani B - - 2013
To evaluate Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) detection by histological staining methods, and to compare with those of Gram staining and polymerase chain reaction (PCR). This is a cross-sectional study conducted at the Department of Microbiology, Shree P. M. Patel Paramedical College, Anand, Gujarat, India on 436 patients attending the Deep ...
Feng Xin-Zhi - - 2013
Iodine staining during endoscopy has been successfully used to detect early carcinomatous and precancerous lesions in the esophagus, cervix, and oral cavity. The objective of this study was to determine the diagnostic accuracy of fiberoptic ductoscopy (FDS) plus in vivo iodine staining for intraductal proliferative lesions of the breast. We ...
Mewes Philip W - - 2013
BACKGROUND: Diagnosis of intestinal metaplasia and dysplasia via conventional endoscopy is characterized by low interobserver agreement and poor correlation with histopathologic findings. Chromoendoscopy significantly enhances the visibility of mucosa irregularities, like metaplasia and dysplasia mucosa. Magnetically guided capsule endoscopy (MGCE) offers an alternative technology for upper GI examination. We expect ...
Frieling Gretchen W - - 2013
We present a case of an otherwise healthy 81-year-old gentleman with multiple asymptomatic, erythematous, indurated papules and plaques, ranging in size from 0.5 to 1.5 cm, involving the dorsal, lateral, and palmar surfaces of the fingers bilaterally. A clinical suspicion of erythema elevatum diutinum (EED) led to initial treatment with ...
Singh Chanchal - - 2013
A 27-year-old G3P1 presented to the gynaecology emergency department with heavy vaginal bleeding for 16 days. Transvaginal ultrasound showed vascular cystic spaces in the myometrium raising a suspicion of choriocarcinoma. However, β-human chorionic gonadotrophin (β-hCG) was negative in both the urine and serum. Angiography confirmed the rarer diagnosis of uterine ...
Belgaumi Ui - - 2013
Papanicolaou staining is commonly used for staining exfoliative cytology smears with Romanowsky stains being used sparingly. Leishman Giemsa (LG) cocktail, being a relatively new staining technique, has not been used in exfoliative cytology. This easy, cost-effective and one-step technique warrants further study because of its potential application in screening of ...
Baig Muhammad Kashif - - 2012
Objective: To observe the role of p63 staining in evaluation of morphologically ambiguous lesions of prostate. Study Design: Descriptive (case series) study. Place and Duration of Study: Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre, Lahore, from March to September 2010. Methodology: p63 immunohistochemistry staining was performed on 30 cases ...
Ravarino Alberto - - 2012
Cytologic findings of glandular lesions of the cervix uteri are often difficult to evaluate. We studied the usefulness of CINtec PLUS p16/Ki-67 double stain (mtm laboratories, Heidelberg, Germany) for the diagnosis of glandular lesions. The study included 47 abnormal results on liquid-based cytologic tests with a subsequent histologic diagnosis of ...
Tada Takeshi - - 2012
BACKGROUND: WE HAVE SOMETIMES NOTED ABNORMAL ANGIOGRAPHIC CORONARY DILATATION, 50% OF THE REFERENCE VESSEL, AT THE SITE OF SIROLIMUS-ELUTING STENT IMPLANTATION, SUGGESTING CONTRAST STAINING OUTSIDE THE STENT STRUTS AND NAMED THIS FINDING PERI-STENT CONTRAST STAINING (PSS). LITTLE WAS KNOWN ABOUT OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY FINDINGS OF LESIONS WITH PSS.METHODS AND RESULTS: ...
Pang Dachling - - 2012
The structural complexity of terminal myelocystocele (TMC) precludes a recognizable link to spinal cord development and therefore a plausible embryogenetic theory. To demystify TMC using clinical, imaging, surgical, electrophysiological, and histopathological data and to propose a theory of embryogenesis. Our series consisted of 4 newborns and 6 older children. All ...
Raabe Anna - - 2012
Intracerebral vascular malformations including cavernous angiomas (CAs) and arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) are an important cause of chronic pharmacoresistant epilepsies. Little is known about the pathogenetic basis of epilepsy in patients with vascular malformations. Intracerebral deposits of iron-containing blood products have been generally regarded as responsible for the strong epileptogenic potential ...
Lehman Thomas J A - - 2011
The mucopolysaccharidoses (MPSs) often present a diagnostic challenge, particularly for patients who have more slowly progressive disease phenotypes, as early disease manifestations can be subtle or non-specific. However, certain types of bone and joint involvement should always prompt consideration of an MPS diagnosis, such as early joint involvement without classic ...
Corcos Olivier - - 2011
OBJECTIVES: Intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms (IPMN) of the pancreas evolve from dysplasia to invasive adenocarcinoma. The aims of this study were to look for candidate protein profiles in IPMN mucus according to histological grade, using a differential proteomic technique, and to highlight protein peaks associated with malignant transformation. METHODS: Forty-three ...
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