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Arias J Ignacio - - 2009
To report arthroscopic diagnosis and treatment of synovial hemangioma in a dog. Case report. Standard Poodle (8-year-old neutered male). A soft tissue density mass observed radiographically in the left stifle joint of a dog with a 2-month history of recurrent lameness, hemarthrosis, and a slight cranial drawer sign, was located ...
Greene Arin K - - 2009
Lipofibromatosis is a slow-growing, childhood soft-tissue neoplasm that is often confused with other conditions. We report a patient with lipofibromatosis causing extremity enlargement at birth. The lesion initially was thought to be a vascular anomaly or lipedema on clinical and MRI examination. When involving the lower extremity, diffuse lipofibromatosis must ...
Abaalkhail Faisal - - 2009
BACKGROUND: Lobular capillary hemangioma (LCH) is a benign vascular tumor that is rare in adults and has never been reported in the liver. This vascular lesion usually presents on the skin or mucous membranes, and predominantly affects children. METHODS: LCH as a large asymptomatic hepatic mass was seen in a ...
Beck Daniel O - - 2009
After studying this article, the participant should be able to: (1) Define what is meant by either a classic (infantile) or atypical hemangioma and understand the natural history of each. (2) Identify the common phenotypic, histologic, and radiographic findings of a hemangioma. (3) Know the potential complications associated with hemangiomas. ...
Hartzell Larry D - - 2009
To evaluate free tissue transfer (FTT) as a safe and effective reconstructive technique to treat arteriovenous malformations. Vascular lesions that present a significant clinical challenge to the head and neck reconstructive surgeon are often difficult to treat and can leave large, complex defects. Retrospective, single-institution case series. We describe 8 ...
Wu Isaac C - - 2009
Head and neck high-flow vascular malformations are uncommon lesions whose management presents a clinical challenge. Although in some rare cases a complete cure is possible, in the vast majority the primary objective is symptom control, cosmesis improvement, and preservation of vital functions. Striving for "complete" treatment in most cases results ...
Hashemi-Shahri Mohammad - - 2009
In this article, we discuss clinical manifestations, laboratory results, and radiological findings in an old man with suppurative tender mass in the neck, accompanied by, fever, weight loss, malaise, fatigue, night sweat, cough, vomiting, and dysphagia. Pharyngeal exam revealed a huge retropharyngeal abscess.
Keylock Joren B - - 2009
We present a brief review of sclerosing hemangioma, an uncommon but histologically distinctive neoplasm of the lung. Based on immunohistochemical and molecular findings, sclerosing hemangioma is thought to be derived from incompletely differentiated respiratory epithelium. Sclerosing hemangiomas typically present as asymptomatic, peripheral, solitary, well-circumscribed lesions in women with a mean ...
Sasagawa Yasuo - - 2009
A 55-year-old woman presented with multiple calvarial cavernous hemangiomas manifesting as right frontal swelling. Craniography and computed tomography showed an osteolytic lesion. Magnetic resonance imaging demonstrated multiple intraosseous lesions, and radioisotope bone scintigraphy identified even more numerous lesions. Total resection of the right frontal lesion and cranioplasty was performed. Histological ...
Konas Ersoy - - 2009
Treatment of large soft tissue vascular lesions, one of the greatest challenges facing plastic surgeons, is patient specific in almost all cases, and preoperative angiographic evaluation and embolization of these lesions are standards of care. The aim of this study was to evaluate the usefulness of 3-dimensional demonstration and volumetric ...
Boye Eileen - - 2009
Infantile hemangiomas are the most common tumors of infancy. They follow a predictable clinical course, beginning in the first 2 weeks of life with a proliferative phase, dominated by rapidly proliferating endothelial cells, lasting for up to a year. Over the next 7 to 10 years (involuting phase), proliferation is ...
Shetty Smitha R - - 2009
Angiomatosis is a diffuse vascular lesion which involves a large segment of the body in a contiguous fashion involving multiple tissues (e.g. subcutis, muscle, bone, adipose tissue etc.) in different planes. Such lesions usually present in the first two decades of life with female predilection and are commonly seen in ...
Chen Wei-liang - - 2009
Mucous membrane hemangiomas of the lip are common benign vascular tumors of infancy. This clinical study evaluated the efficacy and safety of liquid nitrogen cryotherapy of mucous membrane hemangiomas of the lip in early infancy. It was a retrospective review of 127 pediatric patients with hemangiomas involving the lips who ...
Kienast A K - - 2009
BACKGROUND: Cutis marmorata telangiectatica congenita (CMTC) is a congenital vascular anomaly of unknown aetiology. About 300 cases have been reported in the literature. The rate of associated anomalies varies between 20% and 70%. METHODS: We report a series of 27 children with CMTC, 18 of whom were followed-up prospectively for ...
Dilsiz Alparslan - - 2009
INTRODUCTION: Hemangioma is a relatively common benign proliferation of blood vessels that primarily develops during childhood. Two main forms of hemangioma recognized: capillary and cavernous. The capillary form presents as a flat area consisting of numerous small capillaries. Cavernous hemangioma appears as an elevated lesion of a deep red color, ...
Dias Coelho Joana - - 2009
The treatment of vascular lesions of the tongue is a very challenging procedure since the maintenance of the lingual tissue is of critical importance. Numerous treatment options have been described in literature but the Nd:YAG Laser appears to be one of the safest therapeutic options. We described a successful treatment ...
Kaliyadan Feroze - - 2009
Verrucous hemangioma is a rare, vascular malformation. It is usually present at birth, but there is often a gradual increase in size and number with age; occasionally it presents in later adulthood. The lesions usually present as hyperkeratotic, bluish, and partly confluent papules and plaques. Linear verrucous hemangioma is an ...
Yonezawa Hisanobu - - 2009
Intravascular papillary endothelial hyperplasia is a benign nonneoplastic vascular lesion that consists of endothelial cells with abundant vascular tissue with papillary proliferation. An adult female had a painless growing dark red nodule on the left side of the lower lip and often touched and gnawed at it for more than ...
Satpathy D K - - 2009
A case of pure epidural cavernous angioma involving the dorsal region of the spine is presented. The clinical picture was of a slowly progressive compressive myelopathy. Imaging studies only showed a dorsally located epidural mass lesion. Histology confirmed the diagnosis of this rare type of lesion. The patient improved after ...
Ishida Atsuko - - 2009
Background: Narrow band imaging (NBI), which enhances blood vessels, is a new endoscopic technology for diagnosing malignancies, but it has not been investigated for pleuroscopy. Objectives: To evaluate the efficacy of NBI applied to pleuroscopy for detecting malignant lesions by assessing vascular patterns of the pleura. Methods: From May 2006 ...
Kida Yoshihisa - - 2009
Long-term results of radiosurgery for cavernous malformations in basal ganglia and the brainstem are presented. Eighty-four cases, 50 males and 34 females, ranging in age from 10 to 68 years (mean: 38.2 years) are described. The lesions were located in the brainstem (63), thalamus (14) or basal ganglia (7). The ...
Al-Kaabi Atheer - - 2009
Diffuse neonatal hemangiomatosis presents with multiple, progressive, rapidly growing cutaneous hemangiomas associated with widespread visceral hemangiomas in the liver, lungs, gastrointestinal tract, brain, and meninges. Described here is a case of diffuse neonatal hemangiomatosis with predominant central nervous system involvement. The early appearance of central nervous system lesions on imaging ...
Weerakkody R A - - 2009
Arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) represent one of the most complex lesions encountered by the vascular neurosurgeon. They are thought to arise by a developmental aberration early in fetal life leading to structurally abnormal vessels, characterised by arteriovenous shunting. AVMs may present in a number of ways, the most devastating being hemorrhage. ...
Miri Seyed M - - 2009
Capillary hemangiomas of spinal nerve root, mostly affecting the cauda equina, are extremely rare. A 20-year old man was presented with back pain, radiculopathy, and urogenital symptoms. Magnetic resonance images revealed an intradural extramedullary mass, isointense in T1-weighted and hyperintense in T2-weighted images, with noticeable post injection enhancement. The clinical ...
Fasunla Ayotunde J - - 2009
INTRODUCTION: Lobular capillary haemangioma is a rare vascular lesion of the nose. It is the aim of this communication to highlight the importance of considering this lesion as an important differential diagnosis of bleeding lesion in the nasal cavity. CASE PRESENTATION: A case report of a 41-year-old female who presented ...
Brogna Alfio - - 2009
The case of an atypical hepatic angiocavernoma is referred. The lesion, first described as a hypoechogenic area compared to the surrounding parenchyma, with anechogenic shoots inside, suggestive for vascular structures developed one year later into a totally asonic area with frayed margins. This change is very unusual and uncommon for ...
Vural Murat - - 2009
The authors present the case of a 6-month-old infant with a cavernous hemangioma of the parietal bone and discuss the radiological, operative, and pathological features and differential diagnosis of these extremely rare lesions in infants. Only 1 case of an infant with a calvarial cavernous hemangioma without intracranial invasion has ...
Koc Melek - - 2009
Verrucous hemangioma is an uncommon capillary or cavernous hemangioma with reactive epidermal changes of hyperkeratosis, acanthosis, and papillomatosis. These growths are usually located on the lower extremities and involvement is generally unilateral. A diagnosis of verrucous hemangioma should be considered in lesions especially with a hyperkeratotic nodular appearance located on ...
Efthimiou Ioannis - - 2009
Urethral hemangiomas are rare benign vascular tumors with varying size and usually present as urethral bleeding and/ or hematuria. Treatment depends on the size and site of the lesion. We present a 27 year old male with a two year history of intermittent episodes of urethral bleeding. Cystourethroscopy showed a ...
Bruder Elisabeth - - 2009
Vascular lesions of bone are rare and their terminology is not standardized. Herein, we report 77 patients with such lesions in order to characterize their morphologic spectrum and the applicability of the International Society for the Study of Vascular Anomalies (ISSVA) classification. In this system, malformations are structural anomalies distinguishable ...
Onat Serdar - - 2008
Primary tumors of the sternum are rare and most of them are malignant. Benign lesions are typically chondromas, bone cysts, or hemangiomas. Among these tumors, hemangiomas are extremely rare. We report a rare case of hemangioma of the sternum. The patient was successfully treated with complete resection of the tumor ...
Bellia M - - 2008
We describe a rare case of pedunculated endobronchial hemangioma observed in a 60-years-old patient complaining of chronic productive cough and accessional dyspnea which had been progressively worsening over 20 years. The lesion was first noticed at fiberoptic bronchoscopy; then computed tomography scan was performed and integrated with tridimensional reconstruction techniques. ...
Chaddad-Neto Feres - - 2008
Arteriovenous malformations (AVM) are neurovascular disorders that occur mainly in young adults. Their clinical presentation is variable and depends on its location, size and occurrence of bleeding. They can represent incidental findings in neuro radiological exams. The treatment of these lesions when located in eloquent areas, namely around the central ...
Erkan Gülbanu - - 2008
Cavernous hemangiomas are rare lesions of the colon that usually present with painless, recurrent bleeding. Hemangiomas can be capillary or cavernous type, and 80% of rectal hemangiomas are cavernous type. Ulcerative colitis is an inflammatory disorder that affects the rectum and, occasionally, the whole colon. Diarrhea, rectal bleeding and mucous ...
Galeckas Kenneth J - - 2008
Patients frequently present to dermatologists for the treatment of vascular lesions, including facial telangiectases, diffuse redness, port wine stains (PWS), hemangiomas, and leg veins. There are many laser and light devices that can be used with excellent results. This article summarizes the available platforms that are commonly used for the ...
Cheng S-T - - 2009
BACKGROUND: We found previously that the features of Kaposi's sarcoma (KS) under polarized dermoscopy are characterized by a bluish-reddish coloration, a scaly surface, small brown globules and, most distinctively, the multicoloured 'rainbow pattern'. OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the significance of the rainbow pattern on dermoscopy as a diagnostic feature in KS, ...
Kishimoto Yo - - 2008
OBJECTIVES: Venous malformations are benign lesions with thin, fragile mucosa overlying a vascular stroma. Vascular anomalies often manifest as subglottic lesions in infants, but venous malformations in adults are rare in the pharyngolaryngeal region. The treatments include open and endoscopic surgery; intraoperative bleeding is often troublesome. Angiolytic lasers such as ...
McKinney James S - - 2008
The authors report the de novo occurrence and treatment of an arteriovenous lesion within an anaplastic oligodendroglioma in a patient with previously unremarkable brain imaging. Intracranial arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) are believed to be congenitally acquired lesions, and their association with brain neoplasms is extremely rare. Diagnostic imaging revealed a mass ...
Miyazaki Hidetaka - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: In laser treatment of voluminous vascular lesions, there are many cases in which submucosally located angioma remnants cannot be reached by noncontact superficial laser application. To diminish these remnants we used intralesional photocoagulation (ILP) in treatment of oral vascular lesions, because this approach is effective in treatment of voluminous ...
da Silva Benedito Borges - - 2008
Cavernous hemangiomas of the breast are rare and when present, are generally well defined. Their presentation in the axilla mimicking cancer is extremely rare. This report describes the case of a premenopausal woman with a cavernous hemangioma in the axillary region with clinical, mammographic, and sonographic characteristics strongly suggestive of ...
Juszkat Robert - - 2009
Vascular anomalies are common congenital or neonatal abnormalities. According to the approved classification of vascular lesions by Glowacki and Mulliken, hemangiomas and vascular malformations are distinguishable. Hemangiomas usually appear during the first days or weeks after birth and grow faster than the whole body of the infant. They are proliferating ...
Suurmeijer Albert J H - - 2010
The author reviews and compares the clinicopathological features of papillary hemangiomas and glomeruloid hemangiomas, 2 rare, cutaneous intravascular capillary-type vascular lesions with overlapping morphological details. Immunostaining for collagen IV highlighted discriminating features in these lesions. Thin basement membranes and glomeruloid architecture are typical of glomeruloid hemangiomas, whereas papillae with thick ...
Namazi M R - - 2008
Angioma serpiginosum is a rare benign vascular disorder usually beginning in childhood. It is characterized clinically by multiple minute, bright red to purple, grouped macules and histopathologically by an ectatic dilatation of capillaries. Angiokeratoma of the vulva is an uncommon lesion occurring in older women. It consists of purple papular ...
Lombardi Davide - - 2008
The sinonasal tract may be involved in a wide variety of hypervascular lesions, either benign or malignant, and differential diagnosis may be challenging. We present the case of a 26-year-old man with an aggressive ethmoid hypervascular mass invading the anterior skull base and orbit. Because of massive intraoperative bleeding and ...
Wang Xisheng - - 2008
Venous hemangioma is a rare, benign cardiac tumor, usually in young or adult males. A 61-year-old woman with a clinical history of radiofrequency catheter ablation had venous hemangioma of the right atrium diagnosed after an episode of acute pain in the precordial region. The incidental discovery of the mass, clinical ...
Papali Alfred C - - 2008
PURPOSE: Lesions of the pediatric glans penis are an uncommon but important aspect of pediatric urological care. We reviewed the available literature on this topic and did not identify a comprehensive reference resource. We compiled our multi-institutional experience with such conditions to prepare a handy clinical reference source. MATERIALS AND ...
Gómez Oliveira Guillermo - - 2008
Intraosseous vascular lesions are rare conditions, comprising only 0.5% to 1% of all intraosseous tumors. They mainly occur in the second decade of life especially in women. The most common locations are the vertebral column and skull; nevertheless, the mandible is a quite rare location. According to the World Health ...
Tang Jing-Yan - - 2008
BACKGROUND: Most cavernous hemangiomas in the spleen are small lesions that are found incidentally and patients usually present with no symptoms. Imaging is able to detect the lesions that are considered as diagnostic evidence. But some patients with diffuse cavernous hemangioma may present with anemia, thrombocytopenia, coagulopathy and bleeding, which ...
Caylakli Fatma - - 2008
Most cavernous hemangiomas present at birth or soon after. Cavernous hemangiomas of the nasal cavity, which are rare, usually do not present until adulthood; their incidence peaks in the fourth decade of life. Most affected patients experience epistaxis or hemoptysis and an enlarging lesion in the nose. Histologically, cavernous hemangiomas ...
Breysem L - - 2008
A one-month-old girl presented with multiple cutaneous hemangiomas, abnormal weight gain, hepatomegaly, and symptoms of bleeding disorder. Abdominal ultrasound and CT revealed a multifocal hypervascular hepatic tumor and signs of vascular overload. Biopsy confirmed the presence of an infantile hepatic hemangioma. Conservative treatment with high dose steroids showed regression of ...
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