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Udovenko Olga O *New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine, Old Westbury, NY; †Ackerman Academy of Dermatopathology, New York, NY; and ‡Connelly Skin Cancer Surgery Center, Stuart, - - 2014
: Cysts lined by stratified squamous epithelium indistinguishable from the epidermis, referred to as epidermoid cysts, epidermal inclusion cysts, and infundibular cysts, are the most common type of cyst occurring in the skin. They are invariably benign, and malignant neoplasms arising within the wall of such cysts are distinctly uncommon. ...
Ertem Sinan Y - - 2014
Intraosseous epidermoid inclusion cysts are rare benign epithelial inclusion cysts in the bone. They are usually found in the cranium and hand phalanges. They are slow growing lesions, and it is difficult to differentiate them from other inflammatory and cystic lesions. Only a few cases of epidermoid inclusion cyst in ...
Vitali Francesco F From the *Department of Medicine, Pancreas Center, University of Verona, Verona, Italy; and †Institute of Pathology, ‡Department of Internal Medicine, §Department of Surgery, and ∥Department of Radiology, University of Mainz, Mainz, - - 2014
A diagnosis of benign lesions (BLs) is reported in 5% to 21% of pancreatoduodenectomies performed for neoplasms; no data for body-tail resections are available. The aims were to investigate the frequency and characterize the BLs mimicking cancer in the head and the body-tail of the pancreas. This study is a ...
Saguil Aaron A Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD, - - 2014
Pleural effusion affects more than 1.5 million people in the United States each year and often complicates the management of heart failure, pneumonia, and malignancy. Pleural effusion occurs when fluid collects between the parietal and visceral pleura. Processes causing a distortion in body fluid mechanics, such as in heart failure ...
Angelbeck-Schulze Mandy - - 2014
Previously, we evaluated a minimally invasive epidermal lipid sampling method called skin scrub, which achieved reproducible and comparable results to skin scraping. The present study aimed at investigating regional variations in canine epidermal lipid composition using the skin scrub technique and its suitability for collecting skin lipids in dogs suffering ...
Satoh Daisuke D Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Transplant, and Surgical Oncology, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2-5-1 Shikata-cho, Okayama, 700-8558, Japan, - - 2014
Pancreatic lymphoepithelial cysts (LECs) are rare benign pancreatic cystic lesions, the etiology of which is unknown. We report a case of a pancreatic LEC, discovered incidentally in a 63-year-old man during a follow-up clinic visit for an abdominal aneurysm. Computed tomography showed a multilocular cyst, 60-mm diameter in the body ...
Youssef Aly A Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sant'Orsola Malpighi University Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, - - 2014
Very few cases of prenatal diagnosis of butterfly vertebra have been reported, invariably taking part of more complex malformations. We describe a case of isolated butterfly vertebra diagnosed prenatally. The suspicion of a vertebral body anomaly was raised in sagittal plane, with no abnormalities of spine alignment detected. The diagnosis ...
Byers Brett A BA Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, - - 2014
Several phase II studies have assessed intra-lesional interleukin-2 (IL-2) for the treatment of in-transit melanoma. This systematic review addresses the efficacy and side effect profile of IL-2. MEDLINE, EMBASE, Cochrane Library, and Google Scholar databases were searched from 1980 to 2012 for studies evaluating the clinical response to IL-2 for ...
Moonen An A Department of Gastroenterology, Translational Research Center for Gastrointestinal Disorders (TARGID), University Hospital of Leuven, Catholic University of Leuven, Leuven, - - 2014
Achalasia is the best characterized primary esophageal motility disorder of the esophagus and typically presents with absent peristalsis of the esophageal body and a failure of the lower esophageal sphincter to relax upon swallowing on manometry, associated with progressively severe dysphagia, regurgitation, aspiration, chest pain, and weight loss. The diagnosis ...
Nico M M S MM Department of Dermatology, Medical School, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, - - 2014
Lupus erythematosus (LE) frequently compromises the skin, lips and oral mucosa. There is a large body of medical and dental literature about the cutaneous and mucosal lesions of LE, but very little has been written specifically about labial lupus. The lip has a peculiar anatomical and histological architecture, and LE ...
Moloney Fergal J FJ Discipline of Dermatology, University of Sydney at the Sydney Cancer Centre, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia2Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Camperdown, New South Wales, Australia3Sydney Melanoma Diagnostic Centre, Sydney Cancer Centre, Sydney, New - - 2014
The clinical phenotype and certain predisposing genetic mutations that confer increased melanoma risk are established; however, no consensus exists regarding optimal screening for such individuals. Early identification remains the most important intervention in reducing melanoma mortality. To evaluate the impact of full-body examinations every 6 months supported by dermoscopy and ...
Hodgkiss-Geere Hannah M HM Hospital for Small Animals,Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, Roslin, UK - - 2014
A pericardial cyst developed in a 2-year-old male neutered Maine Coon cat following surgery for an incidentally diagnosed congenital peritoneopericardial diaphragmatic hernia. The cyst caused no clinical signs in the cat, although clinical findings included positional right-sided cardiac tamponade and compression of thoracic structures, associated with a cardiac arrhythmia and ...
Ozkanli Seyma - - 2014
There are several causes of peri-implant edema, pain, and swelling around implants after orthopedic fixation device application for fracture repair. The most common and well-known reason is infection, however, granulomas associated with foreign body reactions are rarely seen. In this report we present a case of a granulomatous reaction mimicking ...
Cormio Luigi - - 2014
Epidermoid cysts represent common benign tumors occurring anywhere in the body but very rarely in the penis. Only a few cases of penile localization have been reported in the literature so far, most of them being congenital and/or idiopathic, usually presenting in children as slow-growing, solitary, well-delimited cystic lesions. Here, ...
Holsinger F Christopher FC Division of Head and Neck Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, 875 Blake Wilbur Drive, CC-2227, Palo Alto, CA 94304-2205, USA. Electronic address: - - 2014
Robotic thyroidectomy is ideal for patients with indeterminate, likely benign lesions less than 3 cm, and a body mass index less than 35 kg/mg(2). Proper arm position and padding are important to facilitate exposure and development of the working space from axilla to thyroid bed. The working space is developed ...
Rena Ottavio O Thoracic Surgery Unit, Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria "Maggiore della Carità", University of Eastern Piedmont, Novara, - - 2014
Thoracic chordomas are very rare malignant tumours originating from notochordal remnants. These tumours develop within a vertebral body and enlarge involving the mediastinal compartment. Because of their slow-growing attitude, they become symptomatic only when they invade or compress the spinal cord and/or mediastinal organs. We present a rare case of ...
Li Xue X From the Departments of *Nuclear Medicine, and †Radiology, Tianjin Medical University General Hospital, Tianjin, People's Republic of - - 2014
Rib benign fibrous histiocytoma (BFH) is an uncommon entity. We came across a 20-year-old Chinese man who complained of right chest pain for 2 weeks. All laboratory examination results were normal. CT of the thorax revealed an expansible bone lesion in the right sixth anterior rib. Whole-body bone scan demonstrated ...
Johns Sara S Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Washington State University, Pullman, WA. - - 2014
A 12 yr old mixed-breed Maine coon was referred with a 1 wk history of intermittent respiratory distress. Physical examination and thoracic radiograph abnormalities were consistent with bronchopneumonia and chronic feline asthma. Repeat thoracic radiographs and lung aspirate cytology supported those diagnoses. Response to treatment was incomplete. One wk later, ...
Byard Roger W RW The University of Adelaide Medical School, Frome Road, Adelaide, SA 5005, Australia; Forensic Science SA, 21 Divett Place, Adelaide, SA 5000, Australia. Electronic address: - - 2014
Analysis of a series of cases where post mortem lesions had been caused by ant activity demonstrated two types of specific lesions, the first associated with clothing, and the second with the position of the body of the decedent. The first type of injury consisted of areas of abraded parchmented ...
Graif Assaf A Department of Radiology, Christiana Care Health System, Christiana Hospital, P.O. Box 6001, Newark, DE, 19718, USA, - - 2014
The sonographic appearance of epidermal inclusion cysts varies in accordance with the contents of the cyst, ranging from an anechoic lesion to a hyperechoic solid appearing mass. Supernumerary testes are an uncommon congenital abnormality, in which more than two testes are present. We present a rare case of a ruptured ...
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 ...
Paquette Roland R Roland Paquette practices emergency medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Tex. The author has disclosed no potential conflicts of interest, financial or - - 2014
Aspiration of a foreign body by an adult often is not diagnosed until a month or more after the event, because of a lack of presenting symptoms indicative of an aspiration and low reliability, sensitivity, and specificity of plain film radiographs. Instead, the foreign body aspiration typically is diagnosed during ...
Jerz Jaclyn L JL From the Department of Pathology and Genomic Medicine, Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas (Drs Jerz, Donohue, D.R. Mody, Schwartz, and Zieske); and the University of Texas Medical School at Houston (Dr R.R. Mody). Dr R.R. Mody is now located at Tulane Medical Center, New Orleans, - - 2014
Context.-Body fluids submitted to the hematology laboratory for cell counts may also be examined for the presence of malignancy. Previous studies evaluating the hematology laboratory's performance at detecting malignancy in body fluids have reached conflicting conclusions. Objective.-To investigate the hematology laboratory's ability to detect malignancy in body fluids by comparison ...
Fernandez-Crehuet Pablo P PhD, MD, is a consultant, Department of Dermatology, Hospital Alto Guadalquivir, Andújar, Jaén, - - 2014
Case study A 13-year-old male was referred to our dermatology department for the presence of congenital asymptomatic verruciform lesions on the hands. Past medical history was unremarkable. No previous treatments were proposed. On examination, two normocoloured papules were observed on the ulnar surface of the proximal phalanx of the fifth ...
Namba Chika C Department of Dermatology, Ehime University Graduate School of Medicine, Ehime, - - 2014
Infantile generalized pustular psoriasis is a rare form of psoriasis and the best treatment is controversial. We experienced a 2-year-old female with erythema on her neck and axilla starting at 3 months of age. She presented with recurrent annular and geographic scaly erythema with a few pustules on the neck, precordium ...
de Oliveira Júlio César Silva JC From the *Department of Surgery and Integrated Clinic, Araçatuba Dental School, Univ Estadual Paulista Júlio de Mesquita Filho Araçatuba-UNESP, São Paulo, Brazil; †Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Division, Pedro Ernesto University Hospital, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; and ‡Department of Dentistry II, Federal University of the Maranhão, São Luís, - - 2014
The ramus sagittal split osteotomy or mandibular body is an established technique for correction of dentofacial deformities but can have an accurate indication in cases requiring surgical access to remove lesions or more teeth included in the region of the mandibular angle. The main advantages of this technique are the ...
Chen Carlos Y - - 2014
The authors describe a case report of idiopathic asymptomatic giant retinal cyst with underlying hyperpigmentation. Low- and high-frequency ultrasound (ultrasound biomicroscopy) revealed an anechoic giant cyst with two hyper-reflective traction bands between the ciliary body and the anterior base of the retinal cyst. There was no retinal detachment. [Ophthalmic Surg ...
Arora Sandeep K SK Department of Immunopathology, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, PGIMER, Chandigarh, - - 2014
Direct immunofluorescence examination is an important technique in the diagnosis of cutaneous inflammatory disorders including lichen planus, especially in clinically and histopathological doubtful cases. To study the diagnostic utility of intensity, number, and subtypes of positive immuno-reactants found in lichen planus. A detailed analysis of clinical as well as immuno-histological ...
Oh Wang Guk WG Division of Gastrointestinology, Department of Internal Medicine, Presbyterian Medical Center, Jeonju, - - 2014
In the present report, we describe an unusual case of an intramural gastric abscess caused by a foreign body, detected in the form of a subepithelial tumor. A 64-year-old woman was referred to our gastroenterology clinic for further evaluation of a gastric subepithelial tumor. The patient presented with a 1-month ...
Feng Zhuang Z Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Tulane University School of Medicine, New - - 2014
Subcutaneous fat necrosis of the newborn (SCFN) is a rare, benign, and self-limiting panniculitis of neonates that presents in the first few weeks of life and is most commonly associated with birth asphyxia and meconium aspiration. There have been few case reports of SCFN following therapeutic hypothermia. With the increasing ...
Schober Megan S MS Section of Pediatric Urology, Department of Pediatric Surgery, Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, - - 2014
Epidermal inclusion cysts are benign lesions that can be found in many parts of the body. They are rarely seen in the clitoral region in pediatric patients but when these are found, they are most commonly seen with a history of trauma. We report an uncommon case of a spontaneous ...
Joseph Anthony A Retinal Disorders and Ophthalmic Genetics Division, Jules Stein Eye Institute, University of California, Los - - 2014
IMPORTANCE Bilateral diffuse uveal melanocytic proliferation (BDUMP) is a rare paraneoplastic syndrome with characteristic findings, including exudative retinal detachment, rapid cataract formation, and uveal melanocytic tumors. We report a case notable for bilateral iris and ciliary body cysts-a rare presentation of the disease. OBSERVATIONS A woman in her 50s presented ...
Talaganis J A JA Department of Dermatology, University of Athens Medical School, Andreas Sygros Hospital, Athens, - - 2014
Knowledge of the factors that influence early detection of melanoma is important in developing strategies to reduce associated mortality. To identify sociodemographic, behavioural and medical care-related factors associated with melanoma thickness in a low incidence population but with a high case fatality. In a multi-center, retrospective, survey-based study of 202 ...
Skowron F F Service de Dermatologie, Centre Hospitalier de Valence, Valence, - - 2014
Thick primary cutaneous melanoma (PCM) is associated with older age, male sex, being single, a low educational level, self-detection and general practice detection, nodular melanoma (NM) and acral lentiginous melanoma (ALM) types; and are found in the head-neck and lower limb locations. Obesity plays a direct role on melanoma tumour ...
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 ...
Bhanvadia Viral M M Department of Pathology, M.P. Shah Govt. Medical College, Jamnagar, Gujarat, - - 2014
Aspiration of serous cavities is a simple and relatively non-invasive technique to achieve diagnosis. Cytologic evaluation of body cavity fluid is diagnostically challenging. A total of 150 fluid specimens were examined for conventional cytological smear (CS) and cell block method (CB). Out of 150 fluids, 79 were pleural fluid, 69 ...
Passi Deepak D Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dental Sciences, King George's Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, - - 2014
Epidermoid cysts are rare, slow-growing, benign, and developmental cysts that are derived from abnormally situated ectodermal tissue. Epidermoid cysts may grow anywhere on the body and about 7% of them are located in the head and neck. These cysts arise from traumatic implantation of epithelium or entrapment of epithelial remnants ...
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 ...
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