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Plaza Michael J MJ Department of Radiology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, - - 2014
To assess whether CT attenuation values help in differentiating benign from malignant etiology of focal (18) F-FDG avid breast lesions detected on whole-body PET/CT exam in postoperative breast cancer patients. Institutional review board approval and waived informed consent were obtained for this HIPAA-compliant retrospective study. Between January 2009 and July ...
Barros Casas David D Servicio de Neumología, Hospital Universitario La Paz, Madrid, España; Unidad de broncoscopias, Servicio de Neumología, Hospital Universitario Fundación Jiménez Díaz, Madrid, - - 2014
The most common causes of non-malignant central airway obstruction are post-intubation and post-tracheostomytracheal stenosis, followed by the presence of foreign bodies, benign endobronchial tumours and tracheobronchomalacia. Other causes, such as infectious processes or systemic diseases, are less frequent. Despite the existence of numerous classification systems, a consensus has not been ...
Green Margaret C MC Department of Dermatology, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, 8901 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD - - 2014
Giant congenital melanocytic nevi (GCMN) are a rare type of melanocytic nevus that covers a large body surface, often with satellite nevi scattered on the rest of the skin. There are several complications associated with GCMN, including malignant melanoma and neurocutaneous melanosis. The management of GCMN is very complex because ...
Ko J H JH Taipei Medical University Hospital, Department of Dermatology, Taipei, - - 2014
Digital metastasis is a rare manifestation that typically signifies a high tumour burden and heralds grim prognosis. Metastasis to the hand is considered rare and has been reported to constitute 0.1% of all metastatic sites in the body. The most common presentation is a nodular osteolytic lesion.(1) Pure digital cutaneous ...
Jawad Ahmed A Divisions of *Thoracic Surgery and Interventional Pulmonary †Anatomic Pathology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, - - 2014
Tracheobronchial foreign body aspiration is a major cause of morbidity and mortality. The incidence of foreign body aspiration decreases significantly with increasing age, resulting in atypical presentations in adults. A high index of suspicion is required in adults presenting with respiratory symptoms. We present a rare case of a foreign ...
Shan Guo-Dong GD Guo-Dong Shan, Zong-Pin Chen, Feng-Ling Hu, Ying Fang, Cheng-Fu Xu, Guo-Qiang Xu, Department of Gastroenterology, the First Affiliated Hospital, College of Medicine, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310003, Zhejiang Province, - - 2014
Fishbones are the most commonly ingested foreign bodies that cause gastrointestinal tract penetration. However, fishbones embedded in the gastrointestinal tract that lead to foreign body granulomas that mimic submucosal tumors are rare. Herein, we describe a 56-year-old woman who presented with a 20-day-history of upper abdominal pain. Endoscopy revealed an ...
Youlden Danny R DR Cancer Council Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, - - 2014
IMPORTANCE Melanoma survivors are known to have a highly elevated risk of subsequent primary melanomas. OBJECTIVE To determine the relative risk of subsequent primary invasive melanomas following a first primary invasive or in situ melanoma, with a focus on body site. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PARTICIPANTS A retrospective cohort study was ...
Bogner Gerhard G Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Paracelsus Medical University (PMU), Müllner Hauptstrasse 48, A-5020 Salzburg, Austria. Electronic address: - - 2014
This is a pictorial report of a rare sequelae after unintended intraoperative rupture of cystic teratoma. A 30-year-old female patient was operated on for a mature cystic teratoma of the right ovary with an unintended intraoperative rupture of the ovarian tumor during the procedure. Postoperatively, the final immune-histologic report showed ...
Tsivgoulis Georgios G Second Department of Neurology, University of Athens, School of Medicine, "Attikon" University Hospital, Athens, Greece; International Clinical Research Center, St. Anne's University Hospital Brno, Czech Republic. Electronic address: - - 2014
The differential diagnosis of dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) and sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) may be challenging. Patients with the original diagnosis of possible CJD may occasionally prove to have a pathological diagnosis of DLB, while other cases may fulfill the diagnostic clinical criteria for DLB but subsequent clinical course, ...
Shields Carol L CL Ocular Oncology Service, Wills Eye Hospital, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, - - 2014
To review the current features and classification of choroidal melanoma, and to identify the lesions that clinically simulate choroidal melanoma (pseudomelanoma). Uveal melanoma is a serious life-threatening intraocular malignancy, most often found in Caucasians (98%) and primarily involving the choroid (90%), ciliary body (7%), or iris (2%). This review will ...
O'Sullivan Niamh-Anna NA Royal Perth Hospital, Perth, Western Australia, - - 2014
Malignant melanoma (MM) and non-melanoma skin cancer (NMSC) are increasingly common and both can be fatal. In 2009 the World Health Organization (WHO) classified the whole ultraviolet spectrum and tanning beds as carcinogenic to humans, placing them in the same category as asbestos and tobacco. Despite this, the trend for ...
Kayabasoglu G G Sakarya University Training and Research Hospital, The Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Sakarya, - - 2014
Venous malformations (VM) are the most common type of vascular malformations, hemodinamically inactive, vascular anomalies with low-flow that contain collective part of the vascular net(1) . Most common site for venous malformations is head and neck region (40%). Most of the lesions are sporadic, familial history is found in only ...
Kontogiannis T G TG Department of Endodontics, University of Athens, Athens, - - 2014
To record the incidence of lesions that are not sequelae of pulpal necrosis (non-SPN) among 1,521 biopsies of periapical lesions submitted with a clinical diagnosis of a sequelae of pulpal necrosis (SPN). A retrospective study of 1,521 biopsy request forms of specimens submitted for histopathological examination with a clinical diagnosis ...
Corradin Maria Teresa MT Dermatology Unit Azienda Ospedaliera Santa Maria degli Angeli, Pordenone, Padua, Italy. Anatomical Pathology Unit Azienda Ospedaliera Santa Maria degli Angeli, Pordenone, Padua, Italy. Oncology Unit Azienda Ospedaliera Santa Maria degli Angeli, Pordenone, Padua, Italy. Dermatologist Ambulatoriale Azienda Sanitaria n. 6 Friuli Occidentale, Pordenone, Padua, Italy. Corresponding author: - - 2014
Nevus spilus is the term usually given to a pigmented skin lesion, congenital or acquired, that may occur anywhere on the body, consisting of a large light tan patch with numerous superimposed darker scattered maculae or papulae that are flat or slightly raised. For a long time, nevus spilus was ...
Bochkov Andre V - - 2014
The small genus Trichorhynchiella Fain, 1995, including two species of permanent bird ectoparasites belonging to the family Harpirhynchidae (Acariformes: Cheyletoidea), is revised. The generic diagnosis is emended. The type species, Trichorhynchiella paddae Fain, 1995 from Lonchura oryzivora (L, 1758) (Passeriformes: Estrildidae) from Southeast Asia and Trichorhynchiella phleocryptes sp. n. from ...
Toscano Marzia M Department of Medicine, Surgery and Neurosurgery, Section of Pathological Anatomy, Policlinico Santa Maria alle Scotte, Siena, - - 2014
Anaplastic giant cell ependymoma (AGCE) is a very rare neoplasm. Its cytological features, helpful for the intraoperative diagnosis, have been reported only once. AGCE is characterized by giant cells with intranuclear inclusions, besides other findings, observable in ependymal neoplasms, such as intracytoplasmic vacuoles, epithelial and glial features of the tumor ...
Reginato A A Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Perugia, Via San Costanzo 4, 06126 Perugia, Italy. Electronic address: - - 2014
A 7-year-old intact male mixed dog was presented with a history of acute and progressive paraparesis. Abnormal clinical signs consisted of non-ambulatory paraparesis, hind limbs hypertonia and severe thoracolumbar pain. Magnetic resonance imaging demonstrated an isointense in T1 and T2 WI epidural lesion, with good contrast enhancement, extending from T-10 ...
Gibson Glenna M GM From the *Specialised PET Services Queensland, †Helix Pathology, and ‡Department of Nuclear Medicine, Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital, Herston; and §School of Medicine, University of Queensland, St. Lucia, - - 2014
A previously well 48-year-old male patient presented with several months of weight loss, fever, massive hepatosplenomegaly, and pancytopenia. A provisional diagnosis of lymphoma could not be confirmed on blind lymph node or bone marrow biopsies. Referral for F-FDG PET was made to identify an appropriate biopsy site. Focal uptake in ...
Janda Monika M School of Public Health and Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland, - - 2014
IMPORTANCE Older men are at risk of dying of melanoma. OBJECTIVE To assess attendance at and clinical outcomes of clinical skin examinations (CSEs) in older men exposed to a video-based behavioral intervention. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PARTICIPANTS This was a behavioral randomized clinical trial of a video-based intervention in men aged ...
Macko J K JK Institute of Parasitology, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Hlinkova 3, 040 01, Košice, - - 2014
A new species of digenean, Echinodollfusia longiuscula n. sp. (Trematoda: Echinostomatidae), is described and illustrated based on specimens collected from the intestine of the white stork Ciconia ciconia (L.) (Aves: Ciconiidae) from eastern Slovakia and dissected soon after its spring arrival from African wintering. The new species differs from the ...
Lallas Aimilios A Skin Cancer Unit, Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova IRCCS, Reggio Emilia, - - 2014
Background: Scarce evidence exists on the dermoscopic pattern of psoriasis on specific body sites. Objective: To describe the dermoscopic characteristics of psoriatic plaques located on the scalp, face, folds, palms, soles and genitalia. Methods: Dermoscopic images of psoriatic lesions located on the aforementioned body sites were retrospectively evaluated for the ...
Khudhur Ahmed Salih AS Oral Medicine Department, Centre for Oral Health Research, Newcastle University, Framlington Place, NE2 4BW, Newcastle upon Tyne, - - 2014
The concept of lichenoid tissue reaction/interface dermatitis was introduced in dermatology to define a number of diverse inflammatory skin diseases linked together by the presence of common histopathological features. Similarly to the skin, the oral mucosa is affected by a variety of oral lichenoid lesions. Oral LTRs (OLTRs) include: oral ...
Moreno Sara S Department of Dermatology, Hospital Universitari Arnau de Vilanova. Universitat de Lleida, IRB - - 2014
A 62 year-old woman with a past medical history of rheumatoid arthritis was referred to the Department of Dermatology because of an enlarging cutaneous lesion on the right thumb which resembled a soft tissue infection. She had received antibiotics without significant improvement. Clinical examination revealed an erythematous nodule involving almost ...
Boyer B B Medical Imaging Centre, 6, place d'Italie, 75013 Paris, France; Gustave Roussy Institute, 114, rue Édouard-Vaillant, 94805 Villejuif, France. Electronic address: - - 2014
Architectural distortions consist of convergence areas and local retractions at the border of the gland. The authors examine the semiologic features of the distortions and their different causes, together with their pathological anatomy correlations. The predominant benign causes are the proliferative Aschoff body and the main malignant cause is infiltrating ...
Shiga Mai M Mai Shiga, Ken Okamoto, Hiromichi Maeda, Ken Dabanaka, Tsutomu Namikawa, Sunao Uemura, Masaya Munekage, Michiya Kobayashi, Kazuhiro Hanazaki, Department of Surgery, Kochi Medical School, Kochi 783-8505, - - 2014
Nodular fasciitis is a benign proliferative lesion composed of fibroblast-like cells that affects various sites in the body. We describe a patient with nodular fasciitis in the mesentery, encountered during laparotomy for the treatment of ascending colon cancer. The nodular fasciitis in our patient resembled peritoneal dissemination of malignancy on ...
Ristić Lidija L 1School of Medicine, University of Niš, 2Clinic for Lung Diseases, Clinical Center Niš, 3Special Hospital for the Treatment and Rehabilitation of Nonspecific Pulmonary Diseases, Soko Banja; - - 2014
Foreign-body tracheobronchial aspiration in adults is fairly rare, and it is caused mostly by the failure of airway protective mechanisms. The symptoms of this clinical entity can mimic many other respiratory diseases, such as recurrent or non-resolving pneumonia, asthma, lung neoplasm etc. Flexible bronchoscopy was indicated in this situation, both ...
Lee Wailliam W WW Department of Emergency Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British - - 2014
Sternal hardware migration from its original site of implantation is a rare entity. Bedside ultrasound may identify migrated hardware if the site of migration is the subcutaneous tissue. This case report will discuss the unusual phenomenon of migrating sternal hardware, as well as the ultrasonographic characteristics of soft tissue foreign ...
Correas J M JM Descartes University & Necker University Hospital, Department of Adult Radiology, Paris, - - 2014
Nowadays ultrasound elastosonography is an established technique, although with limited clinical application, used to assess tissue stiffness, which is a parameter that in most cases is associated with malignancy. However, although a consistent number of articles have been published about several applications of elastosonography, its use in certain human body ...
Vinayagam Kalaivani K Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, M.S. Ramaiah Medical College , India - - 2014
Paratesticular liposarcomas are rare tumours which account for 12% of all liposarcomas. Probably there are about 186 cases which have been reported till date. They must be differentiated from tumours of testicular origin which have extension to the spermatic cord. We are reporting a case of a 50-year-old male who ...
Rath Suryasnata S *Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences and †Department of Medicine, Division of Dermatology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver,British Columbia, - - 2014
A 41-year-old woman previously diagnosed with generalized eruptive keratoacanthomas of Grzybowski type presented with bilateral lower eyelid cicatrical ectropions. She had previously undergone multiple resections of syringomatous adenomas of both nipples, facial keratoacanthomas, and a lower left lip squamous cell carcinoma. Her facial and periocular skin was thickened with a ...
Wang T-S TS Department of Dermatology, National Taiwan University Hospital and National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, - - 2014
a 67-year-old male was seen in our clinic for aggravation of his psoriasis in the recent month without a definitive cause. Previously, he had suffered from relatively stable plaque-type psoriasis covering only about 1% of body surface area for more than ten years which was controlled with topical corticosteroids and ...
Naresh-Babu J J Mallika Spine Centre, Guntur, Hyderabad, AP, India. Electronic address: - - 2014
Obtaining adequate representative material has been a problem in transpedicular vertebral body biopsies. This often results in inconclusive diagnosis and delays the management. By rapidly confirming the adequacy of the material intra-operatively, the rate of negative biopsies can be minimized. Present study evaluates the role of intra-operative cytology in increasing ...
Milisenda J C JC Muscle Research Unit, Internal Medicine Service, Hospital Clínic de Barcelona, Villarroel 170, 08036 Barcelona, Spain; Fundació Cellex, University of Barcelona, Villarroel 170, 08036 Barcelona, Spain. Electronic address: - - 2014
Polymyositis is classified as a separate entity among idiopathic inflammatory myopathies but it is considered as the least common since it is an exclusion diagnosis. This myopathy usually presents with subacute-chronic symmetric proximal limb weakness, although some extramuscular manifestations are common. Creatine kinase values may be increased up to 50-fold ...
Chu Han-Wen HW Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Second Affiliated Hospital, College of Medicine, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, - - 2014
We report a 59-year-old patient with malignant acanthosis nigricans associated with metastasis of endometrial carcinoma. The patient presented papillomatosis lesions that appeared to be benign on multiple skins of body folds, particularly on lips. The lesions in lips and axilla had histological characteristic appearances of acanthosis nigricans, while the masses ...
Gudu Wondimu - - 2014
Despite global eradication efforts, female genital cutting is still deep routed practice in some parts of Asia and East Africa. The crude and unscientific natures of the practice lead to many complications. Epidermoid inclusion cysts of the vulva are one of the late complications of female genital cutting and typically ...
Ojha Shishir S Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, Roanoke, - - 2014
Endobronchial ultrasound has become routinely utilized to improve sampling of mediastinal and hilar lymph nodes in the evaluation of suspected lung cancer. In addition, unconventional uses of this technology have also been occasionally reported, such as to drain a bronchogenic cyst. We present a case where endobronchial ultrasonography allowed for ...
Adya Keshavmurthy A KA Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy, SBMP Medical College, Hospital and Research Center, BLDE University, Bijapur, Karnataka, - - 2014
The term "reticulate" is used for clinical description of skin lesions that are configured in a net-like pattern. Many primary and secondary dermatoses present in such patterns involving specific body sites. Certain cutaneous manifestations of systemic diseases or genodermatoses also present in such manner. This review classifies and describes such ...
Watanabe Noriko N Department of Gastroenterology, Mie Chuo Medical - - 2014
A man in his 70s underwent chemoradiotherapy for squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus in 2009. A follow-up gastroendoscopy performed 3 years later revealed a reddish depressed lesion in the greater curvature of the middle stomach body. On the basis of histological and immunohistochemical findings and clinical features, including endoscopic ...
Mino Jeffrey S JS Department of General Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, - - 2014
Peritoneal mesotheliomas are unusual entities with diverse origins and outcomes. Both benign and malignant variants exist. Benign multicystic peritoneal mesotheliomas (BMPMs), also known as multiple or multilocular peritoneal inclusion cysts, are extremely rare tumours arising from the peritoneal mesothelium covering the abdominal serous cavity. Even though these entities are considered ...
Konar Subhas S NIMHANS, Department of Neurosurgery, Bangalore, Karnataka, - - 2014
Solitary juvenile xanthogranuloma (JXG) in the spinal column is extremely rare. Here, we report and characterize the case of xanthogranuloma of the upper cervical spine. A 18-year-old male presented with neck pain for 3 months, along with progressive quadriparesis and sensory loss of 2 months duration with urinary retention. Motor ...
Berg Andrew James AJ Spinal Unit, North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust, Stockton on Tees, - - 2014
We report the case of a 60-year-old woman who presented to accident and emergency with left arm and neck pain. She had reported these symptoms to her general practitioner over the preceding weeks but no imaging was obtained. Radiographs revealed a pathological lesion in her left humerus. On review in ...
Pilecki Stanisław S Laboratory of Nuclear Medicine, Regional Specialist Hospital in Grudziądz, Grudziądz, Poland ; Laboratory of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Endocrinology and Diabetology, Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń, Collegium Medicum in Bydgoszcz, Bydgoszcz, - - 2014
Congenital vascular malformations are tumour-like, non-neoplastic lesions caused by disorders of vascular tissue morphogenesis. They are characterised by a normal cell replacement cycle throughout all growth phases and do not undergo spontaneous involution. Here we present a scintigraphic image of familial congenital vascular malformations in two sisters. A 17-years-old young ...
Mahida Rahul Y RY Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, Birmingham, - - 2014
A 39-year-old man presented to the hospital in April 2011 with a 2-month history of tonsillitis, night sweats, fatigue, weight loss, shortness of breath on exertion and a dry cough. He was a non-smoker, previously fit and well with no regular medication. Examination of the respiratory, cardiovascular and gastrointestinal systems ...
Haroon Saroona S Histopathology section, Dept of Pathology and Microbiology, The Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan E-mail : - - 2014
Background: Ovarian sex-cord stromal tumours (SCST) are rare, and relatively infrequent in children. These have to be distinguished from more common germ cell tumors in children and also from benign epithelial neoplasms. Objectives: The purpose of our study was to report the clinical and pathological findings in young patients with ...
Sarkar Somenath S Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy. Calcutta School of Teropical Medicine, Kolkata, - - 2014
Cutis verticis gyrata is a rare skin condition characterized by swelling of scalp resembling the surface of the brain. Various conditions, like cerebriform intradermal nevus (CIN), may give rise to this clinical entity. Moreover, its association with cellular blue nevus is extremely rare and has not been reported so far. ...
Taif Sawsan S Department of Radiology, Khoula Hospital, Muscat, - - 2014
Pseudoaneurysms of the iliac arteries are extremely rare and can complicate trauma, surgical or interventional procedures. We report a case of pseudoaneurysm arising from the common iliac artery in a 37-year-old man which presented as a paravertebral collection. As the MRI appearance mimicked spondylodiscitis, a CT guided biopsy was requested. ...
Klair Jagpal Singh JS Department of Internal Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas, - - 2014
Russell body gastritis (RBG) is a rare entity with unestablished pathophysiology, endoscopic findings, clinical manifestations and treatments. Literature is scarce on this clinical entity with unclear clinical significance. Of 18 cases reported, 12 tested (+) for Helicobacter pylori and improved with treatment, but it remains unclear whether this link is ...
Sayar Hamide H Kahramanmaras Sutcu Imam University, Medical Faculty, Department of Pathology, Kahramanmaras, - - 2014
Primary malignant melanoma of the bladder is very rare. Rather than being a primary lesion, malignant melanomas of the bladder are more commonly metastatic lesions. The histopathological appearance largely does not differ from that of melanoma at other body sites. It is often difficult to discriminate whether a bladder melanoma ...
Curakova E E University Clinic of Gastroenterohepatology, Medical Faculty, Ss. Cyril and Methodius University, Mother Teresa 17, 1000 Skopje, - - 2014
The gastrointestinal tract is the most common extranodal site involved with lymphoma accounting for 5-20% of all cases. Lymphoma can occur at any site of the body, but diffuse and extensive involvement of the peritoneal cavity is unusual and rare. We report a case of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma in ...
Singh Nidhi N Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and - - 2014
Folliculosebaceous cystic hamartoma (FSCH) is a rare cutaneous hamartoma characterized by follicular, sebaceous, and mesenchymal elements. Folliculosebaceous cystic hamartoma is probably not as rare as previously thought and its inclusion in the differential diagnosis of asymptomatic skin colored papules or nodules is warranted, especially if it is present in the ...
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