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Conversano Angelica A Università degli Studi di Bari, Unità Operativa di Chirurgia Generale "G. Marinaccio", Azienda Ospedaliera Policlinico di Bari, Piazza G. Cesare 1, 70124 Bari, Italy. Electronic address: - - 2014
Melanoma shows a particular predilection in involving small intestine both in a single site and in multiple localization and acute or chronic gastrointestinal bleedings are often the first sign of tumour. We report two cases of GI metastases of malignant melanoma, one presented with only a big mass that cause ...
Wei Xiu-Qing XQ Xiu-Qing Wei, Jin Tao, Kodjo-Kunale Abassa, Zhuo-Fu Wen, Bin Wu, Department of Gastroenterology, the Third Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou 510630, Guangdong Province, - - 2014
Primary myelofibrosis (PMF) is a clonal hematopoietic stem cell disorder. It is characterized by bone marrow fibrosis, extramedullary hematopoiesis with hepatosplenomegaly and leukoerythroblastosis in the peripheral blood. The main clinical manifestations of PMF are anemia, bleeding, hepatosplenomegaly, fatigue, and fever. Here we report a rare case of PMF with anemia, ...
Geramizadeh Bita B Department of Pathology, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran, Transplant Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran. - - 2014
Gastrointestinal lymphoma is the most common type of extranodal non-Hogkin's lymphoma. The proportion and different types of primary extranodal gastrointestinal non-Hodgkin's lymphoma are different in various geographic locations. Therefore, in this study we tried to evaluate the various types of extranodal gastrointestinal non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in affiliated hospitals of the Shiraz ...
Gupta Pankaj P Pankaj Gupta, Department of Radiodiagnosis, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, - - 2014
Like other parts of the gastrointestinal tract (GIT), duodenum is subject to a variety of lesions both congenital and acquired. However, unlike other parts of the GIT viz. esophagus, rest of the small intestine and large intestine, barium evaluation of duodenal lesions is technically more challenging and hence not frequently ...
Samuel Mi M Caldecot Centre, Kings College Foundation (NHS) Trust, Denmark Hill, London, - - 2014
Schistosomiasis is uncommon in the UK but is found in migrant populations and in those who travel to areas of endemic schistosomiasis. Apparent clinical symptoms may occur long after the patient has left an endemic area. Female urogenital schistosomiasis (arising from infection by Schistosoma haematobium, endemic in Africa and the ...
Bala Margarita - - 2014
Kaposi sarcoma (KS) is a malignant disease most commonly diagnosed in the setting of a human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection and in patients receiving immunosuppressive treatment. Pulmonary KS has never been reported in association with endogenous Cushing's syndrome (CS). A 60-year-old woman presented with symptoms and signs of CS. Adrenal ...
Du-Thanh Aurélie A Department of Dermatology & INSERM U1058, University Montpellier 1, Montpellier, France. Electronic address: - - 2014
A major etiological hypothesis in primary cutaneous T-cell lymphomas is a defective lymphocyte apoptosis after antigenic activation, which could be induced by various infectious agents. To investigate the presence of the possibly lymphotropic and folliculotropic Merkel cell polyomavirus (MCPyV) DNA and proteins in folliculotropic Mycosis Fungoides (fMF). Fresh-frozen and fixed ...
Kawaguchi Yo Y Division of General Thoracic Surgery, Kohka Public Hospital, Shiga, Japan. Electronic address: - - 2014
Bronchogenic cysts originate from anomalous development of the ventral foregut. Although treatment of asymptomatic bronchogenic cysts remains controversial, symptomatic bronchogenic cysts should be surgically removed. We report a case of a 62-year-old man with an infected bronchogenic cyst. We drained the cyst using transesophageal endoscopic ultrasonography to control the inflammation ...
Kambiz Kamyab Hesari KH Department of Dermatopathology, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, - - 2014
Papillomatosis is a known histopathologic pattern usually seen in human papillomavirus (HPV) infection and verruca vulgaris is the typical example. This pattern is also detected in some other benign cutaneous lesions such as nevus sebaceous (NS), seborrheic keratosis (SK), trichilemmoma (TL) and inverted follicular keratosis (IFK). The association between papillomatous ...
Nair Anirudh V AV Department of Radiodiagnosis, Amrita Institute of Medical Science, Kochi, Kerala, - - 2014
Morel-Lavallée lesions are post-traumatic, closed degloving injuries occurring deep to subcutaneous plane due to disruption of capillaries resulting in an effusion containing hemolymph and necrotic fat. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is the modality of choice in the evaluation of Morel-Lavallée lesion. Early diagnosis and management is essential as any delay ...
Lantinga Marten A MA Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, The - - 2014
Cyst infection is a severe complication of renal and hepatic cystic disease that frequently leads to hospitalization. In most cases the diagnosis of cyst infection is made empirically as a cyst aspirate is frequently unavailable. This study aims to evaluate diagnostic criteria, microbiological findings and imaging modalities needed to diagnose ...
Borgogna C C Virology Unit, Department of Translational Medicine, Medical School of Novara, - - 2014
Epidermodysplasia verruciformis (EV) is a rare, lifelong, autosomal recessive skin disease associated with an unusual susceptibility to infections with ubiquitous beta human papillomaviruses (β-HPVs), and in some cases also skin-tropic alpha genotypes. In this case report, HPV infection patterns were correlated with pathology and clinical manifestations of skin lesions from ...
Lin Tai-Chi TC Department of Ophthalmology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, - - 2014
Intraocular involvement of T-cell lymphoma is rare. We report a case presented with inflammatory glaucoma, neurotrophic keratopathy, and choroidal detachment. An 81-year-old man presented with unilateral high intraocular pressure and keratic precipitates. Polymerase chain reaction of the aqueous humor was negative for herpes simplex virus type 1 and 2, varicella ...
Richter Eyevet.ch, - - 2014
A case of leishmaniasis with predominantly ocular signs in a cat living in Switzerland and it's treatment is reported. The cat was imported from Spain 4 years earlier and was initially presented with chronic uveitis. Laboratory test results were negative for feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV), feline infectious peritonitis (FIP), feline ...
Kasuya Akira A Department of Dermatology, Hamamatsu University School of Medicine, Hamamatsu, - - 2014
The polymerase chain reaction (PCR) assay for varicella zoster virus (VZV), herpes simplex virus (HSV)-1 and HSV-2 is available for use. Sometimes the differential diagnosis of the generalized herpes zoster (HZ), HSV1/2, and drug eruption is difficult. We report a case of HZ followed by the vesicular erythema multiforme (EM)-like ...
Routoulas Theodoros - - 2014
Bronchogenic cysts are listed among the less common mediastinal tumours and either remain unnoticed and are randomly found or they are manifested with respiratory or thoracic symptoms such as chest pain, dyspnoea, haemoptysis and recurrent thoracic infections. More severe symptoms (e.g. sepsis, compression) are rare. We present a case of ...
Wilson Kevin F KF University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT, - - 2014
Salivary gland disorders include inflammatory, bacterial, viral, and neoplastic etiologies. The presentation can be acute, recurrent, or chronic. Acute suppurative sialadenitis presents as rapid-onset pain and swelling and is treated with antibiotics, salivary massage, hydration, and sialagogues such as lemon drops or vitamin C lozenges. Viral etiologies include mumps and ...
Steenbergen Renske D M RD Department of Pathology, VU University Medical Center, PO box 7057, 1007 Amsterdam, The - - 2014
Infection of cervical epithelium with high-risk human papilloma virus (hrHPV) might result in productive or transforming cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) lesions, the morphology of which can overlap. In transforming CIN lesions, aberrations in host cell genes accumulate over time, which is necessary for the ultimate progression to cancer. On the ...
Cabello-Vílchez Alfonso M AM Laboratorio de Microbiología Clínica, Instituto de Medicina Tropical "Alexander Von Humboldt" Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Av. Honorio Delgado N°430, San Martin de Porras, Lima, Peru; University Institute of Tropical Diseases and Public Health of the Canary Islands, University of La Laguna, La Laguna, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain. Electronic address: - - 2014
Balamuthia mandrillaris is a free living amoeba that can be isolated from soil. It is an emerging pathogen causing skin lesions as well as CNS involvement with a fatal outcome if untreated. Further, infections can sometimes can also appear in peripheral areas such as extremities (usually knee), or trunk. Moreover, ...
Kishore B Nanda BN Department of Dermatology, Venereology & Leprosy, Father Muller Medical College, Kankanady, Mangalore, Karnataka, - - 2014
Erythema multiforme (EM) is an acute, self-limited, mucocutaneous disorder regarded as a hypersensitivity reaction which is triggered by various factors like infection, drugs, and food. Infectious agents are considered to be a major cause of EM other than idiopathic cause. A young girl presented with fluid-filled lesions all over the ...
Ghritlaharey Rajendra Kumar RK Department of Paediatric Surgery, Gandhi Medical College and Associated Kamla Nehru and Hamidia Hospitals Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh 462001, - - 2014
This is a case report of a 10-year-old boy who presented with features of acute intestinal obstruction. Clinical examination revealed distended abdomen, visible bowel loops, and a lump in the right upper quadrant of the abdomen. Clinically, the diagnosis of intussusception was suspected and confirmed on sonography examination. Exploration of ...
Bagheri Reza R Cardiothoracic Surgery & Transplant Research Center, Emam Reza Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, - - 2014
Esophageal duplication cyst is a rare congenital mediastinal cyst. Most of these cysts become symptomatic in childhood and only rare cases remain asymptomatic until adolescence. They may produce symptoms due to esophageal and respiratory system compression, rupture, and infection. A 25-year-old man presented with pulmonary infection and bronchiectasis that did ...
Yasuhara Jun J Department of Pediatrics, Yokosuka Kyosai Hospital, Yokosuka, - - 2014
Primary ciliary dyskinesia (PCD) is a genetic disease that causes abnormalities in ciliary structure and/or function. Ciliated cells line the upper and lower respiratory tracts and the Eustachian tube. Impairment of mucus clearance at these sites leads to sinusitis, repeated pulmonary infections, bronchiectasis, and chronic otitis media. Situs inversus occurs ...
Heasman P A PA School of Dental Sciences, Framlington Place, Newcastle upon - - 2014
This paper reviews the classification of periodontal-endodontic lesions and considers the pathways through which inflammatory lesions or bacteria may communicate between the pulp and the periodontium. Such communications have previously underpinned the classification of periodontal-endodontic lesions but a more up-to-date approach is to focus specifically on those lesions that originate ...
Kalogeraki A A Department of Cytopathology, University of Crete, Medical Faculty, University of Crete, Heraklion, Crete, - - 2014
Primary effusion lymphoma (PEL) is an unusual class of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma that develops in body cavities, without associated mass lesions. It has been linked to human herpes virus 8 (HHV-8), an etiological factor of Kaposi's sarcoma. Although PEL is a B-cell lymphoma, the neoplastic cells are usually of the "null" ...
Landini Manuela M MM Virology Unit, Department of Translational Medicine, Medical School of Novara, Novara, Italy; Department of Public Health and Pediatric Sciences, University of Turin, Turin, - - 2014
Correlating human papillomavirus (HPV) type with the clinical and histopathological features of skin lesions (from genital and nongenital sites) can present a diagnostic challenge. In this study, HPV infection patterns were correlated with pathology and clinical presentation in lesional and nonlesional body sites from a young patient with a primary ...
Sethi Sanjeev S Division of Anatomic Pathology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN, - - 2014
Focal and segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) is a common histopathological lesion that can represent a primary podocytopathy, or occur as an adaptive phenomenon consequent to nephron mass reduction, a scar from a healing vasculitic lesion, direct drug toxicity or viral infection among other secondary causes. Thus, the presence of an FSGS ...
Hua Jian J Department of Hematology, Eiju General - - 2014
A 63-year-old female suffering from hepatitis C virus infection and manic depression was admitted with a 4-month history of hoarseness. Endoscopic examination revealed the presence of a neoplasm with a smooth surface in the left supraglottic region extending to the left false vocal cord. Based on the histological findings, together ...
Kim Jeong Ho JH Department of Urology, Dongnam Institution of Radiological & Medical Sciences Cancer Center, - - 2014
Solitary renal cysts are relatively common. The occurrence of transitional cell carcinoma (TCC) in a renal cyst is rare. We present the case of a 59-year-old man with a medical history of viral hepatitis B. During a workup for his hepatitis, a computed tomography scan revealed a large cystic tumour ...
Verma Santwana S Department of Microbiology, Indira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla, - - 2014
Pediatric cervicofacial actinomycosis is a rare occurrence consequent to dental infections and manipulations or maxillofacial trauma. The clinical presentation ranges from multiple draining sinuses to swellings resembling tumors and cysts. The present unusual case had congenital dermoid cyst of mid upper lip with Actinomyces israelii infection identified on microscopy, culture, ...
McCord Christina C Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Electronic address: - - 2014
This study aimed to examine atypical and malignant papillary oral lesions for low- and high-risk human papillomavirus (HPV) infection and to correlate HPV infection with clinical and pathologic features. Sections of 28 atypical papillary lesions (APLs) and 14 malignant papillary lesions (MPLs) were examined for HPV by in situ hybridization ...
Nolff M C MC Dr. Mirja Christine Nolff, Chirurgische und Gynäkologische Kleintierklinik, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Veterinärstraße 13, 80539 München, Germany, Email: - - 2014
Objective: To report palliative treatment in a case of multifocal feline osteochondromatosis in a feline leukaemia virus (FeLV) negative European shorthair cat. Case: A 6-year-old spayed female European shorthair cat was presented because of a right forelimb lameness caused by an osteochondromatous lesion which had trapped tendons, vessels and nerves ...
Vijayakumar R R Centre of Advanced Study in Marine Biology, Annamalai University, Parangipettai, Tamil Nadu, - - 2014
We examined the occurrence of odontoma in the marine fish Sphyraena jello sourced from 3 different landing centers (Cuddalore, Parangipettai and Nagapattinam) in Tamil Nadu (southeast India). A total of 19783 fishes were examined for odontoma presence, of which 2393 were affected with odontoma. The overall prevalence was 12.1% among ...
Cho Chul-Hyun CH Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Dongsan Medical Center, School of Medicine, Keimyung University, Daegu, Korea. - - 2014
An acromioclavicular (AC) joint cyst is an unusual presentation of full-thickness rotator cuff tears in patients with degenerative changes of the AC joint. It is important to understand the relationship between AC joint cysts and rotator cuff tears because there is a high recurrence rate if the cyst is treated ...
Jeon Hong Gil HG Department of Internal Medicine, Ulsan University Hospital, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Ulsan, - - 2014
We hereby report a case on bronchogenic cyst which is initially non-infected, then becomes infected after bronchoscopic ultrasound (US)-guided transesophageal fine-needle aspiration (FNA). The non-infected bronchogenic cyst appears to be filled with relatively echogenic materials on US, and the aspirate is a whitish jelly-like fluid. Upon contrast-enhanced MRI of the ...
Reddy G Siva Prasad GS Professor, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Panineeya Institute of Dental Sciences , Hyderabad, India - - 2014
Epidermoid cysts are developmental, benign, cutaneous cysts which are commonly found on face followed by trunk and neck. They account for approximately 80% of follicular cysts of the skin. They are slow growing lesions and remain asymptomatic until or unless secondarily infected. They occasionally have tendency to develop into a ...
Reyes M Carolina MC Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, - - 2014
There are two distinct types of vulvar intraepithelial neoplasia (VIN), which differ in their clinical presentation, aetiology, pathogenesis and histological/immunophenotypical features. One form driven by high-risk human papilloma virus infection usually occurs in young women and has been termed classic or usual VIN (uVIN). The other, not related to viral ...
Haas-Lude Karin K Department of Pediatric Neurology and Developmental Medicine, University Children's Hospital, Tübingen, - - 2014
Ventriculitis may complicate neurosurgical procedures, for example, due to shunt or external ventricular drainage infection. Clearance of the infection with subsequent intravenous antibiotic therapy and shunt reinsertion, if necessary, are the standard treatment procedures with a high rate of success. Here, we report on a protracted complication, the development of ...
Abou-Foul Ahmad K AK Department of Genitourinary Medicine, Royal Blackburn Hospital, East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust, Blackburn, - - 2014
Cases of idiopathic recurrent benign aseptic meningitis were first described by Mollaret. Today, herpes simplex virus (HSV) is considered the cause of most cases of Mollaret's meningitis. A 40-year-old male was referred to our genitourinary medicine clinic with recurrent genital herpetic lesions. He had HSV-2-positive genital ulcers 8 years earlier. ...
Chernev Ivan I Beckley Appalachian Regional Healthcare, Beckley, West Virginia. - - 2014
Disseminated herpes zoster has been defined by some authors as a generalized eruption of more than 20 lesions beyond the primary or adjacent dermatomes, usually within a week of clinical manifestation of the primary lesion. In the case described by Takaoka et al. the two lesions presented simultaneously with no ...
Loughlin P P Department of Surgery, Belfast City Hospital, United Kingdom. Electronic address: - - 2014
Epstein-Barr virus positive inflammatory pseudo-tumour (IPT) of the spleen is an uncommon, frequently asymptomatic entity, which is typically picked up as an incidental finding on imaging. We present a case of EBV positive IPT of the spleen which presented as an incidental finding on CT in a patient with a ...
Marques André A Hospital de Egas Moniz, Lisboa, - - 2014
Most panuveitis in children are caused by infectious agents. A detailed clinical history and clinical examination are helpful in the diagnosis, but specific techniques are sometimes required to identify the causing specimen. We report the first published case of panuveitis in a child caused by simultaneous ocular infection by Toxocara ...
Ihara Katsuhito K Department of Nephrology, Tsuchiura Kyodo General Hospital, - - 2014
A 64-year-old Japanese man with renal dysfunction caused by autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) was admitted to our hospital for evaluation of right back pain, fever, inflammation, and pleural effusion. Diagnostic investigations for tuberculous pleuritis were all negative. Although no radiographic abnormality suggesting hepatic cyst infection was detected by ...
Bagnara Vincenzo V Department of Maternal and Infant Medicine and Radiological Sciences, University of Catania, 95123 Catania, Italy. - - 2014
Urachal cysts are rare congenital anomalies that often prompt referral to the paediatric general surgeon because of their associated complications such as infection, abdominal pain and the young age at presentation. In this report we describe a rare case of fever of unknown origin caused by an urachal cyst which ...
Raine J I JI Emergency Department, Tweed Heads Hospital, Tweed Heads, New South Wales, - - 2014
A 66-year-old woman was transferred to the emergency department with a left-sided neck lump and fever. She was stridulous with reduced consciousness level and required immediate intubation to protect her airway. CT imaging showed a fluid-filled and air-filled lesion in the left side of the neck; the diagnosis was later ...
Kshar Avinash A Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Vasantdada Patil Dental College and Hospital, Sangli, Maharashtra, - - 2014
Mucoceles are defined as chronic, cystic lesions in the paranasal sinuses. When the mucocele content becomes infected, the lesion is defined as mucopyocele. Most mucoceles are located in the frontal and anterior ethmoid sinuses and normally they involve the frontal-ethmoid complex, expanding to the superior-medial region of the orbit, leading ...
Araldi R P RP Laboratório de Genética, Instituto Butantan, São Paulo, SP, - - 2014
Bovine papillomavirus (BPV) is an oncogenic virus associated with benign and malignant lesions, which result in notable economic losses. Peripheral blood samples and cutaneous papillomas were obtained from four adult beef cattle. Viral molecular identification was performed using specific primers for BPV-1, -2 and -4 in blood diagnosis and FAP59/FAP64 ...
Muśko Natalia N Postgraduate Medical Education Center at The European Health Centre in Otwock, Otwock, - - 2014
The urachus is the remnant of the cloaca, which in adults attaches the bladder dome to the umbilicus. After birth it obliterates and presents as the midline umbilical ligament. Patent urachal anomalies are usually detected in childhood. In adults they occur very rarely and the presentation and diagnosis may be ...
Cawich Shamir O SO Department of Clinical Surgical Sciences, University of the West Indies, St Augustine Campus, Trinidad and Tobago. Electronic address: - - 2014
Thyroid abscesses are uncommon because the gland is relatively resistant to developing infection due to its rich blood supply, well-developed capsule and high iodine content. However, clinicians must be aware of this differential to make an early diagnosis. We present the case of a patient who required urgent operative resection ...
Kikuchi Azusa A Department of General Internal Medicine, Saitama Medical University, - - 2014
A pyogenic granuloma (PG) is a capillary hemangioma that usually occurs on the skin or in the oral cavity; it is rarely observed in the gastrointestinal tract. We herein describe a case of a 86-year-old woman who presented with anemia. Esophagogastroduodenoscopy and colonoscopy did not reveal any significant bleeding focus, ...
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