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Zeitels Steven M - - 2006
OBJECTIVES: Varices and ectasias in singers are typically the result of phonotraumatic shearing stresses and/or collision forces on the microcirculation within the superficial lamina propria. These lesions can be debilitating in performing vocalists because of the effect of recurrent hemorrhage and/or as a contributing factor to the morbidity of other ...
Nord Kristin M - - 2006
Multiple cutaneous hemangiomas can be associated with internal hemangiomas, with the liver being the most common site. Here we report a case of a premature female neonate who presented with cardiac failure at birth and had typical-appearing infantile hemangiomas on the skin in association with vascular lesions in the liver. ...
Yan Albert C - - 2006
Congenital infantile fibrosarcoma, a rare malignant tumor of childhood, may present as a highly vascularized mass that is clinically difficult to distinguish from a hemangioma. When ulcerated, significant hemorrhage, anemia, and thrombocytopenia may occur in children with these lesions. This report describes three infants with ulcerated congenital infantile fibrosarcomas of ...
Van Dyck P - - 2006
Most tumors of the vascular system are benign, cutaneous or subcutaneous lesions that are usually readily diagnosed without significant differential diagnosis. On the other hand, lesions that arise in deep soft tissues have to be differentiated from malignant neoplasms. In these cases, further imaging work-up is necessary for local staging ...
Mishra Aparajita - - 2006
Endovascular papillary angioendothelioma (EPA) is a rare vascular tumor of low grade malignancy, encountered primarily in children. However some cases have also been reported in adults. A sixty year old female with EPA is described here. She presented with a swelling in the neck. Total surgical excision was performed. Histomorphology ...
Vercellino N - - 2006
Glomuvenous malformations and venous malformations are vascular lesions that can be distinguished on the basis of clinical and pathological features. A vascular lesion of the skin and superficial and deep soft tissues of a lower limb in a 5-year-old child is described. The clinical and radiological features, including skeletal muscle ...
Alster Tina S - - 2006
Laser treatment of vascular birthmarks remains one of the more common applications of dermatologic lasers and is the treatment of choice for port-wine stains (PWS) and superficial capillary hemangiomas. Before the development of laser technology, these lesions were treated with radiation, surgical excision and grafting, cryosurgery, and camouflage with cosmetics ...
Higuera Stephen - - 2006
Pediatric vascular anomalies can be difficult to diagnose and complex to treat. One must be able to distinguish hemangiomas from various vascular malformations, as well as appreciate their dynamic course with time. Thorough understandings of the clinical and diagnostic techniques used to evaluate these lesions are paramount for the treating ...
Mallory Susan Bayliss - - 2006
BACKGROUND: Glomuvenous malformations (GVMs) are now considered a separate entity from venous malformations. The rarest type of GVM is the generalized congenital plaque-type GVM. OBSERVATIONS: We present 10 new cases of congenital plaque-type GVM and describe their clinical progression and treatment. Mutations in the glomulin gene were found in those ...
Puxeddu Roberto - - 2006
BACKGROUND: Nasal lobular capillary hemangioma (LCH) is a benign lesion of unknown etiology that must be included in the differential diagnosis of vascular lesions. Based on a large cohort of LCH patients, we retrospectively analyzed the clinical presentation, histological and radiological findings, and the treatment strategy. METHODS: Clinical records of ...
Chuang Chi-Cheng - - 2006
Reports of intrasellar cavernous hemangioma are rare. They are usually incidental findings at autopsy, or initially mistaken for pituitary adenoma and treated accordingly. There are no specific symptoms. Cranial nerve palsy has occasionally been reported in patients with cavernous hemangioma, with or without sellar extension. However, intrasellar cavernous hemangioma with ...
Bechara Falk Georges - - 2006
A 10-year-old girl with vascular lesions that had been present since birth is reported. Initially, small red macules were limited to the legs, but later the lesions became more extensive. A hyperkeratotic aspect of the lesional skin surface had developed at the age of 2 years. On clinical examination, hyperkeratotic ...
Al-Adnani M - - 2006
The terminology applied to vascular anomalies has been variable in previously published literature making interpretation suboptimal. The International Society for the Study of Vascular Anomalies (ISSVA) has proposed a revised classification based on clinical features and histopathological findings. This classification is increasingly being accepted as clinically useful and a platform ...
Haritharan T - - 2006
Isolated involvement of the clitoris by vascular malformation (VM) is very rare. Clinically, the lesion simulates female pseudohermaphroditism. A five-year-old girl presented with clitoromegaly and a clinical diagnosis of solitary VM of the clitoris was made. Magnetic resonance imaging showed characteristic features and confirmed the diagnosis and the extent of ...
Kang Jennifer S - - 2006
BACKGROUND: Capillary hemangiomas occasionally occur in the peripheral nervous system (PNS), presenting as mass lesions causing proximal nerve root symptoms, thus prompting neurosurgical intervention. In contrast to cavernous angiomas, which may also occasionally involve the PNS, capillary hemangiomas have little or no tendency for acute or chronic bleeding and, hence, ...
Di Rocco F - - 2006
Cavernous malformations of the internal auditory canal are a rare clinical entity that, however, should be considered in the differential diagnosis of intracanalicular masses. Even though this type of malformation is usually associated with an evident gadolinium enhancement at MR examination, in some patients, like in this case, the signal ...
Ada Mehmet - - 2006
Hemangiomas of the airway are benign vascular lesions that can involve any site from the nares to the tracheobronchial tree. Most of these lesions are seen in the subglottic area in infants. Supraglottic infantile hemangiomas are very rare. We report a case of supraglottic hemangioma in a 2-month-old boy who ...
Limawararut Vanessa - - 2006
PURPOSE: To report the clinical findings and management of multiple, recurrent cavernous hemangiomas of the orbit in a patient with concurrent liver involvement. DESIGN: Interventional case report. METHODS: An analysis of clinical findings, radiology and treatment was conducted with a literature review. RESULTS: A 35-year-old woman with blurry vision and ...
Tennant Lucile B - - 2006
We analyzed the clinical and histopathologic characteristics of verrucous hemangioma, compared these findings to hyperkeratotic mimickers such as capillary-lymphatic malformation or capillary-venous malformation and angiokeratoma circumscriptum, and reconsidered whether the term verrucous hemangioma is appropriate in the current nosology of vascular anomalies. Fourteen similar-appearing localized hyperkeratotic vascular lesions were identified ...
Vourtsi Athina - - 2006
We report the case of a 77-year-old man with a very rare breast tumor: hemangioma. The clinical examination found a large (6 cm diameter) lump and mammography revealed a well-defined high-density lesion with lobulated contour. Simple mastectomy was performed. The histology confirmed the diagnosis of benign hemangioma. There has been ...
Cappabianca S - - 2006
Vascular malformations are common lesions accounting for approximately 7% of all benign tumours, the majority of which develop in the head and neck region. Generally, vascular malformations such as lymphangiomas, haemangiomas, and arteriovenous communications in the head and the neck represent only an aesthetic problem. However, when localized in the ...
Afsar F Sule - - 2006
BACKGROUND: Acquired port-wine stains (PWSs) are vascular lesions that are identical to congenital PWSs morphologically and histopathologically. OBJECTIVE: Because acquired PWSs are rarely seen in adult and pediatric patients, we present a 9-year-old boy with an acquired PWS on his left forearm. CONCLUSION: None of the proposed etiologies, such as ...
Muzaffar Arshad R - - 2006
Large congenital neoplasms of the extremities may be associated with coagulopathies and significant hemorrhage in the neonatal period. At times, the differences between coagulation derangements can be very subtle, leading to errors in diagnosis. Infants with vascular lesions and coagulopathies are often found to have the Kasabach-Merritt phenomenon, which is ...
Hirano Shigeru - - 2006
OBJECTIVES: Ectasias and varices of the vocal fold are microvascular lesions that are often due to chronic abuse of the voice, and are occasionally encountered in association with other disorders such as polyps, Reinke's edema, and hematoma. The KTP laser can be used for photocoagulation of small vascular lesions, because ...
Ozyer Sebnem - - 2006
Cavernous hemangiomas of the cervix are extremely rare, benign lesions. To date, fewer than 50 cases have been reported. Here reported is a case of cavernous hemangioma of the cervix in a 53-year-old patient with the complaint of postcoital spotting. Most of these lesions are asymptomatic incidental findings, but sometimes, ...
Ilknur Turna - - 2006
Angioma serpiginosum is a rare benign vascular disorder, characterized clinically by multiple minute, red to purple, grouped macules in serpiginous and gyrate patterns and histopathologically by ectatic dilatation of capillaries. Patients can undergo unnecessary hematological tests, because the condition can be confused with chronic purpuric dermatoses. An 18-year-old man with ...
Pantoni Leonardo - - 2006
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: A full appreciation of the presence of cerebral vascular lesions in cognitively impaired patients can be ultimately reached at the neuropathological level. However, there are no detailed guidelines regarding what neuropathologists should look for at autopsy in cases of suspected vascular dementia or vascular cognitive impairment. We ...
Awwad Ramez J - - 2006
Hemangiomas are the most common tumor of infancy, and the vast majority occur in the head and neck region. In children, laryngeal hemangiomas typically occur below the level of the true vocal folds, in the region of the subglottis, and other sites are exceedingly rare. We present four cases of ...
McLafferty Robert B - - 2006
Patient selection based on predictors of outcome and lesion characteristics has been a strong part of vascular surgeons performing endovascular peripheral arterial interventions. The TansAtlantic Inter-Society Consensus (TASC) has defined plaque morphology for iliac and femoropopliteal artery lesions. TASC also outlines other indicators of success including the indication of claudication, ...
Atalay B - - 2006
Case report describing sacral kyphoplasty in a patient with sacral hemangioma; the first account of this procedure in a sacral hemangioma. To highlight the advantages of sacral kyphoplasty in the treatment of sacral tumors. This study is made in Baskent University in Turkey. Kyphoplasty and sacroplasty are new, minimally invasive ...
Nishida Yoshihiro - - 2006
Hemangiomas arising from tendon and tendon sheath are rarely reported, and may be confused with other lesions of tendons. In this case report, a 19-year-old woman was diagnosed with a cavernous hemangioma originating in the left gracilis tendon and tendon sheath. When her symptoms initially developed, MRI did not delineate ...
Vasudevan Sanjeev A - - 2006
A premature infant presented with an incidental finding of a mass in the retroperitoneum adjacent to the adrenal gland seen on a renal ultrasound study. A clinical diagnosis of neuroblastoma was made based on imaging and laboratory studies; however, upon resection, histological examination revealed a cellular capillary hemangioma of infancy. ...
Gonzalez L Fernando - - 2006
Cavernous hemangiomas that occur within the cavernous sinus (CS) are different from cerebral cavernous malformations (CMs) clinically, on imaging studies, and in their response to treatment. Moreover, CMs are true vascular malformations, whereas hemangiomas are benign vascular tumors. Because of these differences, the authors suggest that these two entities be ...
Railan Divya - - 2006
Laser treatment of vascular lesions remains one of the more common applications of lasers in dermatology. In fact, lasers have largely become the treatment of choice for vascular birthmarks such as hemangiomas and port-wine stains and the definitive treatment of the telangiectatic form of rosacea. The range of congenital and ...
Brenn T - - 2006
The occurrence of cutaneous vascular lesions is a rare but well-documented complication of radiation treatment and may be associated with significant morbidity as well as mortality. The overall incidence is low but appears to be rising due to a change in the prevailing treatment of breast carcinoma with increased use ...
Kim Dong-Seok - - 2005
Pineal hemorrhage only occurs in rare cases, and this known to have several different causes such as germ cell tumors, pineal cysts and vascular malformations, including the cavernous malformations. Pineal cavernous malformations are extremely rare: to date only fifteen cases have been reported worldwide. Although the diagnosis of pineal cavernous ...
Vesnaver Ales - - 2006
INTRODUCTION: Vascular lesions in the head and neck region, including both haemangiomas and vascular malformations, are common and many different treatment modalities have been used for their removal. In the past decade, the Nd:YAG laser has emerged as a new mode of treatment for vascular lesions, and the purpose of ...
Schmidt Dieter - - 2005
BACKGROUND: Very little documentation of spontaneous regression of an angiomatous retinal lesion in v. Hippel-Lindau disease (VHL) exists. It is commonly believed that a spontaneous change of hemangiomas into fibrotic lesions occurred. PATIENTS/METHODS: Follow-up examinations of four patients with VHL in the Freiburg VHL study were carried out. RESULTS: A ...
Bottoni Ferdinando - - 2005
OBJECTIVE: To report the management of retinal angiomatous proliferation (RAP), a recently described intraretinal neovascular lesion occurring in age-related macular degeneration. METHODS: This was a retrospective review of consecutive patients with age-related macular degeneration who underwent treatment of RAP from January 1, 2000, through January 31, 2003. Inclusion criteria were ...
Colako─člu Onder - - 2005
Hemangiomas are the most common tumors of the liver. Almost all cases are easily detected by ultrasonography, computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, and erythrocyte-tagged technetium-99m scintigraphy. In case of inconclusive radiologic features and a history of malignancy or underlying liver disease, liver biopsy is indicated. Bleeding is the most feared ...
Zadeh Gelareh - - 2005
Malignant astrocytomas are the most common and highly vascularized of all primary adult brain tumors. The histopathological hallmarks of malignant astrocytomas are microvascular proliferation and formation of vascular entities, which are referred to as "glomeruloid bodies." The significance of glomeruloid bodies and the molecular mechanisms driving the abnormal vascular architecture ...
Sahin M T - - 2005
Targetoid haemosiderotic haemangioma represents a new, rarely reported, distinctive, benign vascular tumour, characterized histopathologically by a biphasic growth pattern of dilated vascular structures in the superficial dermis lined by prominent hobnail endothelial cells and collagen dissecting, rather narrow neoplastic vessels in deeper parts of the lesion. In the initial stage, ...
Beall Douglas P - - 2005
Deep venous anomalies and cavernous angiomas are two distinct intracranial lesions. Although these lesions can be found in association with each other, they have different pathologic characteristics and developmental mechanisms. These lesions can produce a variety of clinical symptoms or in some cases can be asymptomatic. The management of these ...
Park Chang Ook - - 2005
BACKGROUND: Sclerotherapy is used in venous malformations and hemangiomas, as well as chronic venous insufficiency and hemorrhoids. OBJECTIVE: To report on the usefulness of sclerotherapy in the treatment of unusual vascular lesions, such as lymphangioma circumscriptum and acquired digital arteriovenous malformation. METHODS: Two unusual cases were treated with a sclerosant, ...
Debelenko Larisa V - - 2005
Kaposiform hemangioendothelioma is a distinctive vascular neoplasm affecting predominantly children and neonates. In neonates it needs to be differentiated from common infantile hemangioma and other vascular lesions of infancy. Kaposiform hemangioendothelioma immunoreacts with vascular endothelial growth factor receptor 3, and partial lymphothelial differentiation of this lesion has been suggested. D2-40 ...
Islam Saleem - - 2005
Hemangiomas involving the spleen are rare and seldom symptomatic. Treatment options for large lesions usually consist of splenectomy, embolization, or both. Antiangiogenic treatment has not been reported previously as an effective alternative for this type of lesion. We report our experience of successfully using glucocorticoids in an infant with a ...
Lawley Leslie P - - 2005
BACKGROUND: Vascular malformations and hemangiomas, which are endothelial lesions of childhood, may result in considerable morbidity because they can cause discomfort and functional impairment and have a negative affect on the patient's appearance. Although vascular malformations may initially appear very similar to hemangiomas, they have distinct clinical courses. Infantile hemangiomas ...
Yalçin Funda - - 2005
Peripheral giant cell granuloma (PGCG) is a relatively uncommon benign tumor of the oral cavity affecting people of all ages and with no racial predilection. The etiology is still unclear but local trauma or chronic irritants may cause the development of this lesion. Hemangioma is a benign process in which ...
Wisniewski Steve J - - 2005
Intramuscular hemangioma is a rare but important cause of pain and potentially decreased performance in athletes. These benign tumors occur more often in the lower extremity and usually present during the first three decades of life. Symptomatic intramuscular hemangiomas usually present with pain and swelling, which often worsen with activity. ...
Steckman David - - 2005
Lipoblastomas are rare benign tumors of infancy that usually affect children younger than 3 years. Most lipoblastomas (70%) occur on the extremities. Lipoblastomas may mimic other infantile tumors, including hemangiomas, hibernomas, lipomas, and liposarcomas, and correct diagnosis is necessary to ensure appropriate treatment. Lipoblastomas fall under 2 discrete subtypes: well-circumscribed ...
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