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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 ...
Hochman Marcelo - - 2005
Infantile hemangiomas commonly involve the nose. Because of the nose's prominence as an aesthetically and functionally sensitive area, management of these lesions has important implications. The available options including medical therapy, lasers, and surgery are reviewed with recommendations specific to nasal tip and lobule lesions based on the senior author's ...
Deveikis John P - - 2005
Vascular malformations are frequent in the head and neck. In addition to the occasional devastating cosmetic effects of large vascular malformations, some may cause significant functional impairment by encroaching on the eye, tongue, or throat. Large lesions may produce a breakdown of skin or mucosa, with resultant leakage of blood ...
Crucitti Antonio - - 2005
Hemangiomas are common benign tumors; they frequently occur in the liver but very rarely in the gallbladder, with only seven cases reported in the scientific literature to date. We here report an additional patient, a 49-year-old white woman presenting with an echogenic lesion of the gallbladder that was incidentally discovered. ...
Connor S E J - - 2005
The classification, clinical presentation, natural history and imaging appearances of vascular masses of the head and neck are reviewed. The radiological appearances of congenital vascular masses (infantile haemangiomas and other congenital vascular tumours, high-flow and low-flow vascular malformations), acquired vascular masses (benign and malignant tumours, non-neoplastic lesions) and other hypervascular ...
Al-Mazrou Khalid A - - 2005
An association between a vascular lesion and a life threatening coagulopathy is called Kasabach-Merritt phenomenon (KMP). It includes thrombocytopenia, microangiopathic hemolytic anemia, and disseminated intravascular coagulopathy. We cannot overstate the need for excellent and careful screening. Treatment modalities of KMP have included medication, radiation, embolization and surgery. Corticosteroids have traditionally ...
Matsuno Akira - - 2005
Primary or secondary angiosarcoma in the central nervous system is rarely reported. We present a rare case of cerebral angiosarcoma, which comprised both poorly-differentiated solid areas and well-differentiated areas that led to the misdiagnosis of cavernous angioma. A 79-year old woman presented with an intracerebral hematoma in the left frontal ...
Simon Scott L - - 2005
BACKGROUND: Capillary hemangiomas are benign vascular lesions that commonly present at birth or in early infancy on the face, scalp, back, or chest. The authors present an exceedingly rare case of an intracranial capillary hemangioma arising in an adult. Only 4 biopsy-proven cases have been reported in the pediatric population ...
Piraccini Bianca Maria - - 2005
BACKGROUND: Nail dystrophies in newborns are rare and are particularly frightening when they appear as masses involving a single digit, suggesting the possibility of a tumor. OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study is to report 3 infants with a congenital pseudoclubbing appearance of a digit and with a reddish discoloration ...
Aumiller Mira Silbert - - 2005
BACKGROUND: The phakomatose von Hipple-Lindau (VHL) disease is a multisystem disorder characterized by hemangioblastomas of the central nervous system (CNS), retinal angiomas, and multiple cysts and tumors of the viscera. Retinal capillary hemangiomas are the most common manifestation of VHL disease, which can occur in the optic nerve, where it ...
Philpott C M - - 2005
Regional anatomical variations in the nasal vasculature have not been studied histologically. Immunohistochemistry performed using marker for CD34 antigen on vascular endothelium biopsied from 5 sites on the lateral nasal wall and compared with one septal biopsy. No significant regional variations in microvascular architecture over the lateral wall of the ...
Matulich Jacqueline - - 2005
A 4-year-old boy presented with a congenital vascular tumour behind his right ear. It had remained unchanged since birth and was asymptomatic. The parents sought a diagnosis and treatment. Doppler ultrasonography demonstrated a fast-flow, lobulated vascular mass. Histology showed features of a non-involuting congenital haemangioma. Glucose transporter-1 staining was negative. ...
Robinson David H - - 2005
With continual advances being made in endovascular equipment and techniques, the role that these image-guided, minimally invasive therapies play in the multidisciplinary management of vascular lesions of the skull base will probably continue to expand. The introduction of emerging technologies, including the development and implementation of implantable bioactive devices such ...
Gotts Jeffrey E - - 2005
One of the effects of cortical lesions is to produce cell proliferation in the subventricular zone (SVZ), a neurogenic zone of the adult brain distal from the lesion. The mechanisms of these effects are unknown. Recent evidence points to a relationship between the vasculature and neurogenesis both in vitro and ...
Kaji Nobuyuki - - 2005
We examined a 59-year-old woman with a capillary malformation (CM) in her thigh, which was serially excised. Interestingly, the remnant CM after the first excision was enlarged at the time of the second excision. To investigate whether this phenomenon was caused by mere passive expansion or regrowth, the CM specimens ...
Adegboyega Patrick A - - 2005
CONTEXT: Arteriovenous vascular malformations and hemangiomas are benign vascular lesions that are difficult to distinguish from one another clinically. Also, they may be confused with each other at histopathology. Therefore, histochemical stains for the presence of an artery are frequently used to distinguish between the two. OBJECTIVE: Because it is ...
Resh Brooke - - 2005
BACKGROUND: Urticaria pigmentosa is a cutaneous disorder involving infiltration of the skin with mast cells. Histologically the papillary dermis has an increased number of mast cells with an increase in basal layer pigmentation. In addition to possible systemic symptoms, patients with urticaria pigmentosa can suffer emotionally from the cosmetic nature ...
Carniol Paul J - - 2005
Recently, a dual-wavelength 532/940-nm laser has become available for treatment of facial vascular lesions as an alternative to the flashlamp pumped-dye lasers. Most facial vascular lesions will respond to the 532-nm wavelength. However, some of the larger and deeper lesions are resistant to this laser. The 940-nm wavelength can be ...
Astner Susanne - - 2005
The treatment of acquired vascular lesions is one of the most commonly requested and performed cutaneous laser procedures. Furthermore, every year, 40,000 children are born in the United States each with congenital vascular lesions and malformations. Laser treatment of vascular lesion is based on the principle of selective photothermolysis, conceived ...
Herron Mark D - - 2005
We reported a series of three meningothelial hamartomas, one benign fibrous tumor, and one aplasia cutis congenita presenting with the hair collar sign and a coexistent vascular stain. Our series highlighted the importance of coexisting cutaneous markers found in the newborn period. The presence of a vascular stain and hair ...
Moiyadi Aliasgar V - - 2005
Epitheloid hemangiomas are benign vascular lesions composed of epitheloid endothelial-cell-lined channels. We report an unusual case of a purely extradural non-osseous spinal epitheloid hemangioma presenting with quadriparesis. A 5-year-old boy presented with neck pain and quadriparesis following a trivial fall. MRI revealed a mixed intensity extradural lesion compressing the cervico-thoracic ...
Moran Cesar A - - 2005
Two cases of primary angiolymphoid hyperplasia with eosinophilia (epithelioid hemangioma) (ALHE/EH) of the lung are described. Both patients are white, a 60-year-old man and a 27-year-old woman. One patient had a long-standing history of asthma, and the other had symptomatology related to the pulmonary mass. Wedge resections were performed in ...
Spring Michelle A - - 2005
Vascular anomalies are lesions seen in all surgical disciplines, particularly in pediatric patients. Specialization in vascular anomalies involves a team effort, with the team consisting of plastic surgeons, general surgeons, neurosurgeons, pediatricians, interventional radiologists, dermatologists, ophthalmologists, otolaryngologists, hematologists, and pathologists. Inconsistent nomenclature in the literature has historically resulted in confusion ...
Bae Yong-Chan - - 2005
Since the latter half of the 1990s, laser treatment has become a common practice in Korea. A group of patients diagnosed as having basal cell carcinoma (BCC) also had a history of prior laser therapy performed on undiagnosed cutaneous lesions. Clinical and histologic evaluations of these cases were performed retrospectively. ...
Galambos Csaba - - 2005
The distinction between lymphatic and other vascular vessels on microscopic sections is a challenging task. D2-40, a novel antibody, has been reported to be selective for lymphatic endothelium. We studied the specificity and sensitivity of D2-40 in pediatric vascular tumors and malformations. Fourteen lymphatic and 11 vascular lesions were randomly ...
Koulouris George - - 2005
Though cranial hemangiomas are second only to vertebral hemangiomas in frequency, such lesions are rarely congenital and multiple. It is probable that the true incidence of congenital calvarial hemangiomas is higher than that reported in the literature, as they are unlikely to undergo imaging, most being asymptomatic and without a ...
Boockvar John A - - 2005
BACKGROUND: Extraaxial cavernous hemangiomas (cavernomas) are very rare lesions, and less than 20 descriptions of these lesions outside the middle fossa have been reported. In this report, we describe a dural cavernous angioma involving the posterior sagittal sinus and discuss the clinical, radiological, operative, and histological features of this very ...
Mocco J - - 2005
OBJECTIVE AND IMPORTANCE: This case summarizes our experience with the first described intradural extramedullary cavernous malformation at the foramen magnum and reminds the neurosurgical community to consider cavernous malformations in the differential diagnosis for subarachnoid hemorrhage. CLINICAL PRESENTATION: A 21-year-old man presented with an occipital headache, photophobia, nausea, neck stiffness, ...
del Pozo Jesús - - 2005
BACKGROUND: Angiokeratoma circumscriptum naeviforme (ACN) is an unusual type of localized angiokeratoma that occurs more frequently in females and is usually located on the buttocks or thighs, showing a unilateral distribution. ACN usually causes large lesions, which may require laser ablation because they often are too extensive to perform surgical ...
Nyáry István - - 2005
Stereotactic radiosurgery is a controversial treatment modality in the management of cerebral cavernous hemangiomas (CHs), and results vary from center to center. Even the interpretation of treatment failure is controversial. It is suggested that the systematic pathological investigation of irradiated specimens could help to resolve the controversy. A hemorrhagic lesion ...
Shah Girish K - - 2005
Acne keloidalis nuchae is usually treated with oral antibiotics, local antiseptics or intralesional steroids but with limited success. I assessed the efficacy of diode laser for treating the inflammatory and keloidal papules of acne keloidalis nuchae in two cases. The lesions in both the cases showed about 90 to 95% ...
Campeau Norbert G - - 2005
A case is presented in which a complex multicystic hemosiderin-containing lesion developed adjacent to a previously documented developmental venous anomaly (venous angioma). This lesion had the characteristic MR imaging appearance of a cavernous malformation. Follow-up MR imaging demonstrated a decrease in both the size and complexity of this lesion, which ...
de Góis N M Speck - - 2005
A case report of a HIV seropositive 8-year-old child with vulvar and anal border neoplasia, both grade 3, and the adopted therapeutic management are presented. The mother reported the history of a progressively growing verrucous lesion in the vulva since the age of three and a half years. On physical ...
Kinoshita Satoki - - 2005
We report a rare case of a huge cavernous hemangioma arising in a male breast. A 60-year-old man first noticed 1 x 2 cm elastic hard nodule just below his right nipple ten years previously. It enlarged 5 x 5 cm over six years. When he came to our clinic, ...
Menon Vimla V Dr. Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, - - 2005
Pontine cavernous hemangioma presenting as horizontal gaze palsy is extremely rare. A 32-years-old patient presented with left horizontal gaze palsy with left esotropia. A large pontine mass was present which was removed in-toto using a sub-occipital craniotomy. Post- operatively, the gaze palsy showed recovery and the diplopia decreased. Follow-up MRI ...
Piccirilli Manolo - - 2005
We report our experience with two elderly patients with histologically proven diagnosis of glioblastoma multiforme who were treated 25 and 18 years earlier for tinea capitis and scalp cutaneous hemangioma respectively in the same areas where the glioblastoma multiforme had grown. These pathologies were benign, and nowadays can be treated ...
Jellinger Kurt A - - 2005
The prevalence, morphology and pathogenesis of vascular dementia (VaD), recently termed vascular cognitive impairment (VCI), and of mixed dementia (Alzheimer disease+vascular encephalopathy) are a matter of discussion and no validated neuropathologic criteria for these disorders are currently available. In Western memory clinic-based series, VaD/CVI is suggested in 8-10% of cognitively ...
Jellinger K A - - 2004
The prevalence, morphology, and pathogenesis of vascular dementia (VaD), recently termed vascular cognitive impairment (VCI), and of mixed dementia (Alzheimer disease associated with vascular encephalopathy) are a matter of discussion and clinical diagnostic criteria for these disorders slow low sensitivity and variable specificity. In Western memory clinic-based series, VaD/VCI is ...
Buckmiller Lisa M - - 2004
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Our knowledge base in the area of vascular anomalies is growing rapidly. With greater understanding of classification and diagnosis, as well as with the numerous areas of research bringing further awareness on the complexity of these lesions, we are improving our ability to treat them. We will ...
Soumil Vyas J - - 2004
Multifocal sclerosing hemangioma of the lung is a rare entity. While solitary pulmonary lesions by themselves are uncommon and few reports have been described, multifocal bilateral lesions are rare and limited instances have been cited in indexed medical literature. We herewith describe a case of multiple sclerosing hemangiomas of the ...
Puca Alfredo - - 2004
Extraaxial cavernous hemangiomas are rare intracranial lesions that can be located in different cranial compartments. Extension across different tissue planes such as the subcutaneous tissue, skull, orbital cavity, intracranial dura mater, and extracranial trigeminal divisions within the same patient has not been previously reported. This 32-year-old woman suffered left exophthalmos, ...
Fine Samson W - - 2004
Cavernous hemangiomas are benign vascular tumors most commonly seen in the head and neck region in childhood. They have been described rarely in the lungs. We describe a patient with incidental pulmonary nodules discovered at autopsy, which measured up to 0.9 cm and which were present in the lung parenchyma, ...
Chan Kin Yoong - - 2004
We report two cases of uncommon vascular lesions (Littoral cell angioma and liver haemangioma) mimicking traumatic organ injuries. The patients' histories and clinical findings of trauma were well demonstrated. Both patients had interesting CT scan features that were suggestive of solid organ injuries. However, both conditions were subsequently found to ...
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