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Messadi Diana V DV Section of Oral Medicine and Orofacial Pain, Division of Oral Biology and Medicine, School of Dentistry, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, - - 2014
Optical spectroscopy devices are being developed and tested for the screening and diagnosis of oral precancer and cancer lesions. This study reports a device that uses white light for detection of suspicious lesions and green-amber light at 545 nm that detect tissue vascularity on patients with several suspicious oral lesions. The ...
Hernández-Ibáñez C C Servicio de Dermatología, Hospital Costa del Sol, Marbella, España. Electronic address: - - 2014
Accurate subtyping of basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is crucial for the effective management of this disease and it is particularly important to distinguish between aggressive and nonaggressive histologic variants. Histologic subtype is not always accurately identified by biopsy and this can have serious implications. High-resolution ultrasound (HRUS) is a recent ...
Yamaguchi Rin R Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Kurume University Medical Center, Kurume, Japan; Department of Pathology, Kurume University School of Medicine, Kurume, - - 2014
To assess the diagnostic accuracy and outcome of breast papillary lesions diagnosed by ultrasound-guided core needle biopsy (CB) or vacuum-assisted "mammotome" biopsy (MT), and whether no surgical excision is justified in non-malignant papillary lesions so diagnosed. Among totally 3219 (MT2195/CB1024, respectively) breast biopsies spanning 5 years, 185 (5.7%) papillary lesions ...
Jiang Jue J Department of Ultrasound, Second Affiliated Hospital, Medical School of Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an, - - 2014
The purpose of this study was to retrospectively evaluate contrast-enhanced sonography for differentiation of benign and malignant thyroid nodules by analyzing the correlation between maximum intensity and microvessel density. From February 2010 to May 2012, 122 patients (85 female and 37 male; mean age ± SD, 45 ± 9.1 years) ...
Baba Youichirou Y Department of Pathology, JA Suzuka General - - 2014
A 45-year-old woman with persistent abdominal pain was admitted to our hospital. Detailed examination revealed a type 4 lesion with circumferential narrowing, which was diagnosed as a poorly differentiated carcinoma following forceps biopsy and ascitic fluid cytology. Although the lesion was surgically resected, the ascites increased rapidly, and her general ...
Gabbay Larissa Barcessat LB Instituto de Radiologia, Hospital das Clínicas, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de São Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, - - 2014
Histiocytosis is a systemic disease that usually affects the central nervous system. The aim of this study is to discuss the neuroimaging characteristics of Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH), the most common of these diseases; and the non-Langerhans cells histiocytosis (NLCH), which includes entities such as hemophagocytic syndrome, Erdheim-Chester and Rosai-Dorfman ...
Chronopoulos Argyrios A Depatment of Ophthalmology, Charité University Medicine Berlin, Berlin, Germany Institute for Pathology, Charité University Medicine Berlin, Berlin, - - 2014
The aim of this retrospective report is to describe our experience with the Essen-23G biopsy forceps (Akgül forceps) for biopsies of pigmented iris tumours. In this retrospective study of cases between October 2012 and September 2013, patients with iris tumours and clinical signs for malignancy underwent biopsy to secure the ...
Somigliana Edgardo E Fondazione Ca' Granda, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy. Electronic address: - - 2014
There is consistent evidence demonstrating that laparoscopic removal of benign ovarian cysts significantly damages the ovarian reserve. In contrast, the pre-operative impact of these cysts on the ovarian reserve is yet controversial. To elucidate this aspect, we set up a cross-sectional study in reproductive age women with and without benign ...
Clevenger Jessica J Department of Pathology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, - - 2014
Accurate fine-needle aspiration (FNA) diagnosis of metastatic melanoma is of therapeutic and prognostic significance and often requires ancillary studies. To the authors' knowledge, the reliability of immunostaining using a pan-melanoma cocktail, Sry-related HMG-BOX gene 10 (SOX10), and microphthalmia transcription factor (MITF) in confirming a diagnosis of melanoma on FNA smears ...
Zandieh Shahin S Institute of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Hanusch Hospital, Teaching Hospital of Medical University of Vienna, Austria - - 2014
The literature is sparse concerning 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose (18F-FDG) accumulation in the Hürthle cell neoplasm (HCN) of the thyroid. Given the difficulty of accurately diagnosing HCN, even with ultrasound (US) and fine needle aspiration biopsy (FNAB), the ability to accurately characterize these lesions by 18F-FDG positron emission tomography (PET) would be of ...
Kołodziejczak M M Department of General Surgery, Sub-Department of Proctology, Hospital at Solec, 00-382, Warsaw, - - 2014
The presence of endometriosis in the anal canal and perianal tissues is rare and difficult to suspect at clinical examination. We report our experience with preoperative ultrasound evaluation of four cases of anal endometriosis. Four patients were evaluated by transperineal and high-resolution three-dimensional endoanal ultrasonography. In 3 of 4 women, ...
Work Thierry M TM U. S. Geological Survey, National Wildlife Health Center, Honolulu Field Station, PO Box 50187, Honolulu, HI 96850, USA. Electronic address: - - 2014
We surveyed the reefs of Grande Terre, New Caledonia, for coral diseases in 2010 and 2013. Lesions encountered in hard and soft corals were systematically described at the gross and microscopic level. We sampled paired and normal tissues from 101 and 65 colonies in 2010 and 2013, respectively, comprising 51 ...
Heller Debra S DS 1Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Rutgers-New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ; and 2Department of Pathology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, - - 2014
Most lesions of the Bartholin gland are cysts or abscesses. Clinicians are taught that lesions of the Bartholin gland occurring in older women should raise the differential diagnosis of malignancy, although these are uncommon. A variety of more unusual and rare lesions of the Bartholin gland have been reported. This ...
Rossetto André Luiz AL Department of Dermatology, University of Vale do Itajaí (Univali), Itajaí, SC, Brazil; Department of Pharmaceuticals-Biochemistry, University of Vale do Itajaí (Univali), Itajaí, SC, Brazil; Department of Dermatology, Botucatu School of Medical, Universidade Estadual Paulista "Júlio de Mesquita Filho"-São Paulo, State University (FMBUNESP), Vital Brazil Hospital, Butantan Institute, São Paulo, SP, Brazil - - 2014
A 7-year-old Caucasian female resident of the southern coast of Brazil presented dark spots on the left palm that converged to a unique macule with speckled pattern at about 1 month. The mycological exam and the fungi culture were typical of Hortaea werneckii, the agent of the superficial mycosis Tinea ...
Calvete Angela Cepero AC Departments of Radiology (A.C.C., J.D.B.M., E.S.M., B.T.S.) and Surgery (J.M.R.G., A.R.Z.), Virgen de la Arrixaca University Hospital, El Palmar, Murcia, Spain. - - 2014
To study acoustic radiation force impulse (ARFI) imaging as a new quantitative and noninvasive tool for evaluating thyroid nodules and to compare ARFI imaging with other tools for studying thyroid nodules: sonography, real-time elastography, and fine-needle aspiration biopsy. We conducted a prospective study from June 2011 to June 2012, which ...
Atarbashi Moghadam S S Dept of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, - - 2014
Intraosseous mucoepidermoid carcinoma is a rare tumor which affects women more than men and is more common in the mandible. The radiological examination reveals a well-defined unilocular or multilocular radiolucent lesion. This tumor may resemble a glandular odontogenic cyst, particularly in incisional biopsies. The accurate diagnosis of these lesions is ...
Chavez Christine C 1 Respiratory Endoscopy Division, Department of Endoscopy, National Cancer Center Hospital, 5-1-1 Tsukiji Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-0045, Japan ; 2 Department of Respiratory Medicine and Medical Oncology, Yokohama Municipal Citizen's Hospital, 56 Okazawa-Cho, Hodogaya-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa 240-8555, Japan ; 3 Department of Pathology, National Cancer Center Hospital, 5-1-1 Tsukiji Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-0045, - - 2014
Guided bronchoscopy has been found to be useful for the diagnosis of solid peripheral pulmonary lesions (PPLs) but more evidence on ground glass opacities (GGOs), especially those without a solid component, are lacking. A 69-year-old male, asymptomatic, heavy smoker was referred to our department for non-surgical diagnosis of a focal ...
Denison Amy M AM Division of High-Consequence Pathogens and Pathology, Infectious Diseases Pathology Branch - - 2014
 Rickettsia rickettsii, R. parkeri, and R. akari are the most common causes of spotted fever group rickettsioses indigenous to the United States. Infected patients characteristically present with a maculopapular rash, often accompanied by an inoculation eschar. Skin biopsy specimens are often obtained from these lesions for diagnostic evaluation. However, a ...
Akhter Shabnam - - 2014
A 45 year old woman underwent Laparoscopy-assisted total hysterectomy with staging procedure following a diagnosis of endometrial endometrioid adenocarcinoma on her endometrial biopsy. The hysterectomy specimen showed a FIGO I stage 1a, endometrioid carcinoma. A separate polypoid lesion in the endometrium, distinct from the carcinoma, was also identified. Microscopicopically the ...
McKee Susan S Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Ind., - - 2014
Objectives: The aim of this study is to determine the risk of neoplasm and malignancy in thyroid fine needle aspiration (FNA) diagnosed as atypia of undetermined significance with Hürthle cell change (AUS-H) or Hürthle cell neoplasm (HCN). Study Design: A computerized search of our laboratory information system was performed to ...
Chen Man M Department of Diagnostic Ultrasound, Zhong Shan Hospital, Fudan University School of Medicine, 180 Fen Lin Rd, 200032 Shanghai, China. - - 2014
Objectives- The purpose of this study was to differentiate perfusion and vascular characteristics between benign and malignant breast lesions by 3-dimensional contrast-enhanced sonography and evaluate their correlation with microvessel density and vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) expression for further clinical exploration. Methods- Three-dimensional contrast-enhanced sonography was performed in 183 patients ...
Taskin Umit U From the *Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Bagcilar Education and Research Hospital; and †Department of Radiology, Istanbul University Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul, - - 2014
The malignant parotid lesions are fast growing and rapidly become symptomatic. Ultrasonography and fine needle aspiration biopsy are mainly used in the differential diagnosis of parotid lesions. The most common treatment of all parotid lesions is surgical excision. Here, we present a case of a very rapidly enlarging, painful parotid ...
Vanegas Edgar S ES Infectious Diseases Department, Instituto Nacional de Rehabilitación, Mexico City, - - 2014
Abstract. A 41-year-old woman had two months of intermittent migratory swellings in the trunk, face, and limbs associated with erythema, pruritus, and pain. Laboratory analysis showed moderate eosinophilia. The triad of eosinophilia, migratory lesions (nodular panniculitis), and raw fish consumption was highly suggestive of cutaneous gnathostomiasis. She was successfully treated ...
Pal Agnik A Post-Graduate Student, Department of Clinical and Experimental Pharmacology, School of Tropical Medicine , Kolkata, West Bengal, India - - 2014
Arsenic, an environmental toxin, significantly contributes to the development of several health problems. Epidemiological studies done across the globe have reported that a prolonged arsenic exposure has been associated with characteristic skin lesions, neuropathy and an increased risk of skin, lung, liver (angiosarcoma), bladder, kidney and colon cancers. In present ...
Germanakis Antonis A General Hospital of Agios Nikolaos, Agios Nikolaos, - - 2014
The main clinical signs and symptoms caused by a rickettsial infection typically begin 6-10 days after the bite and are accompanied by nonspecific findings such as fever, headache and muscle pain. The diagnosis is mainly based on serological tests, however antibody presentation may be delayed, at least at the early ...
Ongtenco Kristine L KL Paediatric Dentistry, University of East , Manila , - - 2014
Abstract Objectives. Milk is a universal dietary component and it is now recognized as an effective medium for the delivery of fluoride (F). This study sought (i) to evaluate fluoridated milk (2.5 ppm, 5 ppm, 10 ppm) for remineralizing carious lesions and (ii) to determine the optimum frequency for treating ...
Caloone J J Inserm, U1032, LabTau, Lyon, F-69003, France; Université de Lyon, Lyon, F-69003, France; Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Croix Rousse University Hospital, Lyon, F-69004, - - 2014
Demonstrate the feasibility of high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) applied to the placental unit using a toroidal-shaped transducer within an ex-vivo model. A toroidal HIFU transducer working at 2.5 MHz and composed of 32 ring-shaped emitters was used. An ultrasound imaging probe was placed in the center of the HIFU transducer. ...
Collie Angela M B AM 9500 Euclid Ave, Mail Code L11, Cleveland, OH 44195; - - 2014
Objectives: To identify pretest characteristics of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) specimens that will allow the rational use of flow cytometric analysis (FCA) in the diagnosis of hematologic malignancy. Methods: Retrospective data were collected on 501 consecutive CSF samples submitted for FCA. Results: A positive diagnosis of hematologic malignancy was made in ...
Murro Diana D Department of Pathology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, - - 2014
As primary pineal lesions are extremely rare, many surgical pathologists are unfamiliar with normal pineal cytologic features. We describe cytologic features of the normal pineal gland in patients of varying ages and identify common diagnostic pitfalls. We performed a retrospective review of pineal gland biopsies performed at our institution, where ...
Gugnani Neeraj N Department of Pedodontics and PCD, D.A.V. (C)Dental College, Yamuna Nagar, Haryana, - - 2014
White opacities have always been a major concern of esthetics for patients and can have varying etiology. In general, white discolorations of enamel might be due to dental fluorosis, early caries (white spot lesions), developmental defects etc. Conventional treatment options available for such opacities include non-invasive and invasive approaches. Recently, ...
Banihashem Rad Seyed Ali SA Mashhad Dental Research Center, Department of P eriodontology, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences Mashhad, - - 2014
Ameloblastic fibro-odontoma is a rare, benign, asymptomatic tumor. The term ameloblastic fibro-odontoma was first used by Hooker in 1967 as a separate lesion from ameloblastic odontoma. This case report describes an eleven years old female with large ameloblastic fibro-odontoma in the right maxillary sinus. There is a low potential for ...
Patrizi A A Dermatology, Department of Specialised, Experimental and Diagnostic Medicine, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy - - - 2014
In the literature, clinical features of psoriasis associated with psoriatic arthritis (PsA) onset have not been clarified, even if high Psoriasis Area and Severity Index (PASI) was found to be directly related with PsA. The study was conducted between November 2008 and April 2009 on consecutive psoriatic outpatients referred to ...
Vorster Mariza M Department of Nuclear Medicine, University of Pretoria and Steve Biko Academic Hospital, Private Bag X169, Pretoria, 0001, South Africa, - - 2014
We sought to determine whether PET/CT imaging with (68)Ga-citrate could be of value in distinguishing benign from malignant lung pathology in a setting with a high prevalence of granulomatous diseases. Thirty-six consecutive patients with indeterminate lung lesions prospectively underwent dual time point (60 and 120 min) (68)Ga-citrate PET/CT study prior to ...
Rudramurthy Shivaprakash M SM Mycology Division, Department of Medical Microbiology, PGIMER, Chandigarh, - - 2014
The aetiology of psoriasis remains elusive. Among multiple factors hypothesised, association of Malassezia spp. is supported by response to topical antifungals. The objective of this study was to evaluate the association of Malassezia spp. with psoriatic lesion. The subjects included 50 consecutive patients with psoriasis, and 50 age- and sex-matched ...
Tana Claudio C From the Center of Excellence on Headache (C.T., E.T., A.D.V., M.A.G.), Department of Medicine and Science of Aging (C.T., E.T., M.T., A.M., M.A.G.), and Institute for Advanced Biomedical Technologies (M.C.), "G. d'Annunzio" University, Chieti, Italy; and Neurology Ward (M.V.D.A.), S. S. Annunziata Hospital, Chieti, - - 2014
A 43-year-old man presented with a nontraumatic orthostatic headache, spatial disorientation, and visual hallucinations ("colored flames"). General and neurologic examination were normal. Turbo spin echo T2-weighted MRI showed bilateral subdural fluid collection and venous sinus engorgement (figure, A), suggesting spontaneous intracranial hypotension (SIH). Two subdural hematomas were also found, the ...
Sherley-Dale A A Nottingham NHS Treatment Centre, Department of Dermatology, Nottingham, United - - 2014
We read with interest the article of Mortimer et al concerning the use of a needle to precisely place pexing sutures(1) . A successful outcome following wedge excision for tumours of the ear depends in considerable part on accurate and meticulous apposition of the cut edges(2) . As described below, a ...
Ronot Maxime M Department of Radiology, Hôpital Beaujon, Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Paris, AP-HP, 100, boulevard du Général-Leclerc, 92110 Clichy, France; INSERM Centre de recherche Biomédicale Bichat-Beaujon, université Paris-Diderot, Sorbonne-Paris-Cité, CRB3 U773, 75018 Paris, France. Electronic address: - - 2014
Focal nodular hyperplasia (FNH) and hepatocellular adenoma (HCA) are a variety of solid lesions mostly found in the absence of underlying chronic liver disease in young patients. HCA is no longer to be considered as a unique lesion but as a recollection of different entities sharing common points but most ...
Rahimy Ehsan E aMid Atlantic Retina, The Retina Service of Wills Eye Hospital, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania bJules Stein Eye Institute, UCLA cGreater LA VA Healthcare Center, Los Angeles, California, - - 2014
To describe the novel spectral-domain optical coherence tomography (SD-OCT) finding of paracentral acute middle maculopathy (PAMM) that can be associated with acute macular neuroretinopathy (AMN) or retinal vasculopathy, and that may indicate an underlying pathogenesis related to ischemia of the retinal deep capillary plexus (DCP). With the advent of high-definition ...
Tucker Samuel S 1Department of Clinical Sciences, Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, North Grafton, MA, - - 2014
Eosinophilic enteritis (EE) in cats is poorly characterized. The aim of the current study was to retrospectively evaluate the clinical and ultrasonographic findings in cats with histologic evidence of eosinophilic inflammation on gastrointestinal biopsy. Twenty-five cats with tissue eosinophilia on surgical (10) or endoscopic (15) biopsy of the gastrointestinal tract, ...
Rivera Jessica C JC *San Antonio Military Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, TX †Musculoskeletal Research Center ‡Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Children's Hospital Colorado §Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, - - 2014
Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) is a variable disorder involving either single bone or multiorgan systems. The most effective treatment of unifocal osseous lesions is debated in the literature. This study describes the treatment approaches for LCH and demonstrates the effectiveness of biopsy in providing symptom resolution. Records of 61 patients ...
Rullo Rosario R Via Luigi De Crecchio n.6, 80138 Napoli, Italy. - - 2014
Polymorphous hemangioendothelioma (PH) is an uncommon vascular neoplasm of borderline malignant potential characterized by a considerable variability in patterns of cellular growth. Morphologically, PH may be confused with other lesions, from benign vasoformative neoplasms and reactive inflammatory conditions to malignancies such as angiosarcoma or squamous cell carcinoma. Most occur in ...
Handa Hina H Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Peoples Dental Academy, Bhopal, - - 2014
Intraosseous vascular lesions of the maxillofacial region are rare, and the differential diagnosis of intraosseous vascular malformations from other jaw lesions can be challenging. In the present case, magnetic resonance imaging and three-dimensional computed tomographic angiography (CTA) was used for diagnosis, and the lesion was treated wih surgical excision. Diverse ...
Min Jin-Young JY Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, - - 2014
To report on our experiences with thoracoamniotic shunting and/or the injection of a sclerosing agent (OK-432) to treat fetuses diagnosed with macrocystic congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation (CCAM) of the lung. A retrospective study was undertaken in six fetuses with macrocystic CCAM at our institute that had been confirmed by postnatal ...
Palmiere Cristian C University Centre of Legal Medicine, Lausanne University Hospital, Rue du Bugnon 21, 1011, Lausanne, Switzerland, - - 2014
The identification of hypothermia as the cause of death has always been somewhat problematic in forensic pathology because of unspecific, inconstant, or even negative macroscopic and microscopic findings. Though the simultaneous presence of frost erythema, Wischnewski spots, hemorrhages into the synovial membrane, bloody discoloration of synovial fluid of the knee, ...
Uberti Georgina G Department of Anatomic Pathology, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, - - 2014
Ischemia is a common type of gastrointestinal injury that can be clinically misdiagnosed due to its often mild and transient clinical presentation as well as a tendency to masquerade as other disorders. A wide range of etiologies can contribute to the development of ischemia. These include hypovolemic states, systemic diseases ...
Shentu Yang - - 2014
Quickly and accurately localizing small peripheral pulmonary lesions can avoid prolonged operative time and unplanned open thoracotomy. In this study, we aimed to introduce and evaluate a new technique combining virtual simulation and methylene blue staining for the localization of small peripheral pulmonary lesions. Seventy four (74) patients with 80 ...
Wellmer Jörg J Ruhr-Epileptology, Department of Neurology, University Hospital Knappschaftskrankenhaus, In der Schornau 23-25, 44892 Bochum, Germany. Electronic address: - - 2014
Over the last few decades, preferred epilepsy surgical approaches have developed from standard lobectomies to individually tailored resections. Yet, it remains uncertain how small surgical interventions can be without compromising the success of the surgery. Particularly in patients with epileptogenic lesions identified by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), it is unresolved ...
Yang Y Y State Key Laboratory of Oral Diseases, West China Hospital of Stomatology, Sichuan University, Chengdu, People's Republic of - - 2014
Peptides containing 8 repeats of aspartate-serine-serine (8DSS) have been shown to promote the nucleation of calcium phosphate from solution into human enamel. Here we tested the ability of 8DSS to promote the remineralization of demineralized enamel in an in vitro model of artificial early enamel caries. Initial caries lesions were ...
Attal Jean-Pierre JP Unité de recherches biomatériaux innovation et interfaces (URB2i), faculté de chirurgie dentaire, Paris Descartes, 1, rue Maurice-Arnoux, 92120 Montrouge, France; Faculté de chirurgie dentaire, 1, rue Maurice-Arnoux, 92120 Montrouge, France; Hôpital Charles-Foix, 7, avenue de la République, 94205 Ivry-sur-Seine, France. Electronic address: - - 2014
In this 2nd part, the current treatment of white spot lesions by erosion/infiltration is presented, beginning with a reminder of the principle of superficial infiltration, which enables most early carious lesions, fluorosis and post-traumatic lesions to be treated. However, this technique has met with frequent failures in cases of MIH ...
Kong Wen-Tao WT Department of Ultrasound, Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University, 180 Feng-lin Rd, 200032 Shanghai, China. - - 2014
Objectives- The purpose of this study was to evaluate the contribution of contrast-enhanced sonography in the diagnosis of intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma up to 3 cm and analyze its dynamic enhancement patterns. Methods- Forty-five patients (29 male and 16 female; mean age ± SD, 61.3 ± 10.7 years; range, 38-79 years) with ...
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