Search Results
Results 1 - 50 of 2943
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 >
Jiang Ai-Gui AG Department of Respiratory Medicine, Taizhou People's Hospital, Taizhou, Jiangsu 225300, P.R. - - 2014
Primary pulmonary lymphoma (PPL) is an uncommon type of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. The majority of PPLs are of low-grade, mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue type. Primary pulmonary diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) is extremely rare, and prompt diagnosis may be challenging since its clinical symptoms and signs are nonspecific. Although the clinical features, ...
Mayor-Ibarguren Ander A Departments of *Dermatology, and †Pathology, La Paz University Hospital, Madrid, - - 2014
: Diffuse dermal angiomatosis is a rare benign condition considered a variant of reactive angioendotheliomatosis, usually related to vascular disease such as arteriovenous fistula or severe peripheral vascular disease. The most frequent clinical manifestations range from a solitary erythematous patch to an indurated plaque that may ulcerate. A clinical case ...
Schreyer A G AG Department of Radiology, University Hospital - - 2014
Chronic pancreatitis shows an increasing prevalence and incidence mainly in the Western Hemisphere. Early diagnosis and therapy are frequently delayed because of non-specific symptoms as well as non-specific blood values. The German Society of Digestive and Metabolic Diseases (DGVS) organized the preparation and publication of an interdisciplinary S3 level guideline ...
Capelli L L Biosciences Laboratory, Istituto Scientifico Romagnolo per lo Studio e la Cura dei Tumori (IRST) IRCCS, Meldola, - - 2014
Although fine needle aspiration (FNA) is the standard diagnostic test for the characterization of a suspicious thyroid nodule, in some cases cytological evaluation is inconclusive. The aim of this study was to determine the role of BRAF mutation in aiding diagnosis and to verify whether archival cytological samples could be ...
Muranaka Takashi T Department of Urology, Hokkaido Social Health Insurance Hospital, Sapporo, - - 2014
Urethral polyp is one of differential diagnoses for the male patients complain of gross-hematuria and/or hematospermia. However, there have been limited numbers of case reports including infectious etiology. Here we reported clinical course and pathological findings of one rare case who was diagnosed and treated as urethral polyp-like lesions on ...
Le Palud Pierre - - 2014
Fiberoptic bronchoscopy (FOB) is a useful diagnosis tool in low-burden countries for patients with suspected pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) who are smear-negative or sputum-scarce. This study sought to determine the accuracy of the Xpert(R) MTB/RIF (XP) assay using FOB samples. We retrospectively reviewed clinical, radiological, and microbiological characteristics of 175 TB-suspected ...
Thorlacius Henrik - - 2014
Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors are typically solid neoplasms but in very rare cases present as cystic lesions. The diagnosis of cystic tumors in the pancreas is extremely difficult and the use of endoscopic ultrasound and fine-needle aspiration might be helpful in the work-up of patients with cystic neuroendocrine tumors in the ...
Kim Yoo Ri YR Heart Institute, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, - - 2014
Idiopathic ventricular tachycardia (VT) originating from the outflow tract (OT) is usually considered a benign condition. In some rare cases, patients with OT-VT suffer from syncope or even sudden cardiac death (SCD). OT-VT is frequently preceded by non-sustained VT (NSVT).The aim of our study was to clarify if the ECG ...
Sun Mi Choi C Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Republic of - - 2014
The solitary pulmonary nodule (SPN) is a common clinical problem usually detected incidentally during screening tests for lung cancer. Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) is performed for diagnosing SPNs when there are technical difficulties with transthoracic needle aspiration biopsy or bronchoscopic biopsy, inconclusive biopsy results, or when there is a high ...
Vannucci Jacopo J Thoracic Surgery Unit. University of Perugia Medical School, Perugia, - - 2014
Isolated phrenic nerve nodule is usually a primitive tumor. Surgery is diagnostic and therapeutic at the same time. We report the case of a completely serum-negative caucasian male with a right diaphragmatic relaxation associated to an isolated small nodule of the phrenic nerve. The patient was referred to our Unit ...
Emmungil H H Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, Mersin State Hospital, Kuva-i milliye str., 35050, Mersin, Turkey, - - 2014
Rheumatoid pleural effusion and lung nodules are unusual complications of rheumatoid disease that typically present subsequently to other more common manifestations of rheumatoid illness. However, these complications may occasionally occur before or concurrently with the development of joint manifestations of disease. We report the case of a 41-year-old female patient ...
Nam Kyehyun - - 2014
We sought to determine which clinical factors can predict this phenomenon and to better understand the clinical significance of negative loop electrosurgical excision procedure (LEEP) findings through long-term follow-up. We identified 559 patients with biopsy-confirmed cervical intraepithelial neoplasia grade 2 or 3 (CIN 2, 3) who were treated by LEEP ...
Waqar Mueez M School of Medicine, University of Liverpool, Cedar House Ashton Street, Liverpool, L9 7AL, UK, - - 2014
Low-grade gliomas (LGGs) are slow-growing and diffusely infiltrating tumours constituting 25-30 % of adult gliomas. Rarely, these tumours may arise in the cerebral midline, including the thalamus, hypothalamus, tectum and brainstem. Here we present a contemporary experience with midline LGGs. Midline LGGs were identified from a retrospective database of adult patients ...
Sidiropoulos Christos C Department of Neurology, Henry Ford Hospital, 6777 West Maple Road, West Bloomfield, Detroit, MI 48322, USA. Electronic address: - - 2014
Symptomatic palatal tremor (SPT) is the result of a structural lesion, in the form of stroke, trauma or demyelinating disease. SPT is due to contractions of the levator veli palatini and can be accompanied by simultaneous movements of the facial and ocular muscles. Facial myokymia (FM) is a persistent quivering ...
Cheah Alison L AL Robert J. Tomsich Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, United - - 2014
Recurrent NAB2-STAT6 gene fusions have recently been identified in solitary fibrous tumour by next generation sequencing. Our aim was to examine the sensitivity and specificity of STAT6 immunohistochemistry for solitary fibrous tumour versus other morphologically similar soft tissue tumours. STAT6 expression was evaluated in 54 solitary fibrous tumours of various ...
Yang Dennis D From the Division of Gastroenterology, University of Florida, Gainesville, - - 2014
The aim of this study was to evaluate predictors of malignancy in pancreatic lesions with suspicious or indeterminate endoscopic ultrasound fine-needle aspiration (EUS-FNA) cytology. Suspicious/indeterminate EUS-FNA cytology was identified from our database. Stable imaging, benign pathology, or survival for 12 months after EUS-FNA was considered benign. Diagnosis of malignancy was ...
Fremlin G A GA Bristol Dermatology Centre, University Hospitals Bristol, Bristol, Avon, - - 2014
Provisional clinical diagnosis is the first step in planning skin surgery. Different clinical priorities are given to basal cell carcinoma (BCC), squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) and malignant melanoma (MM). Discriminating between SCC and BCC can be difficult. The rate of misdiagnosis of SCC as BCC is reported as 5.7-87.6%, and ...
Muller Karra K From the Department of Pathology, UC San Diego, San Diego (Dr Muller), and the Department of Pathology, UC San Diego, La Jolla (Dr Lin), - - 2014
The pathology of granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA), formerly Wegener granulomatosis, typically features a granulomatous and sometimes necrotizing vasculitis targeting the respiratory tract and kidneys. However, orbital involvement occurs in up to 60% of patients and is frequently the first or only clinical presentation in patients with systemic or limited forms ...
Ravi Ananth K AK Department of Radiology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 4301 W. Markham Street - Slot 556, Little Rock, AR, 72205-7199, USA, - - 2014
Diffuse infiltrative neurofibroma is a rare clinical entity that can pose a diagnostic challenge not only due to its rarity but also due to its varied clinical, radiological, and histological features. Our case illustrates how this entity may be misdiagnosed on clinical and pathological examination. Radiological imaging plays a critical ...
Jungraithmayr Wolfgang W Division of Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland. Electronic address: - - 2014
Intrapulmonal round lesions show characteristic radiologic features that distinguish them from other lung pathologies. Typically, they display a sharp margin with a homogenous inner pattern. Differential diagnosis includes metastases, particularly if the patient has a history of malignancy. However, benign lesions, although less common, should also be considered. We here ...
Malkan Alpin D AD Department of Surgery, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, - - 2014
Children with hematologic malignancies may be challenged with life-threatening, invasive fungal infections by organisms that would otherwise have a low potential for virulence in healthy hosts. Presented is a case of a 15-year-old adolescent with B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia who was receiving steroids and chemotherapy. He developed cough associated with ...
Malhotra Nidhi - - 2014
This study aimed to better understand the supporting role that mutational profiling (MP) of DNA from microdissected cytology slides and supernatant specimens may play in the diagnosis of malignancy in fine-needle aspirates (FNA) and biliary brushing specimens from patients with pancreaticobiliary masses. Cytology results were examined in a total of ...
Asiniwasis Rachel - - 2014
Background/Objectives:The clinical and histopathologic findings of a rare simultaneous occurrence of papulonecrotic tuberculid and nodular tuberclid in a patient with active but asymptomatic pulmonary tuberculosis are presented. Papulonecrotic tuberculid was observed at a very early stage, presenting as molluscum-like lesions. This has been described once in the literature. This was ...
Parodi A A DISSAL Section of Dermatology University of Genoa, IRCCS AOU San Martino-IST Genova, Italy - - - 2014
Cutaneous involvement in lupus erythematosus (LE) is very frequent and can present specific or non specific manifestations. LE specific lesions can be classified in Acute, Subacute and Chronic cutaneous LE lesions. All of them can be localized and generalized. The LE non specific lesions are not exclusive to LE disease ...
Mas-Coma S S Departamento de Parasitología, Facultad de Farmacia,Universidad de Valencia,Av. Vicent Andrés Estellés s/n, 46100 Burjassot, - - 2014
SUMMARY Before the 1990s, human fascioliasis diagnosis focused on individual patients in hospitals or health centres. Case reports were mainly from developed countries and usually concerned isolated human infection in animal endemic areas. From the mid-1990s onwards, due to the progressive description of human endemic areas and human infection reports ...
Gwili Noha N - - 2014
Abstract Abstract Assessment of lymphadenopathy in children represents a diagnostic challenge because of the extensive differential diagnoses including reactive and malignant conditions. Knowledge of the etiologic pattern of lymphadenopathy in a given geographical region is essential for making a confident diagnosis or suspecting a disease. Hence, the present study was ...
Ganzetti G G Clinic of Dermatology, Polytechnic University of Marche Region, Ancona, - - 2014
The presence of specific oral manifestations in psoriasis has been questioned: according to some investigators, the cutaneous and mucosal psoriatic lesions need to appear simultaneously to establish the diagnosis of oral psoriasis.(2) Fissured (FT) and geographic tongue (GT) seem to occur with greater prevalence in patients with psoriasis than in ...
Frilling Andrea A Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London, Hammersmith Campus, London, United Kingdom. Electronic address: - - 2014
In patients with metastatic neuroendocrine tumours, primary tumour localisation is often difficult with morphological and/or functional imaging. Although utilised in investigating various small bowel pathologies, evidence for using video capsule endoscopy to identify suspected small bowel primaries in patients exhibiting metastatic neuroendocrine tumours is limited. To assess the role of ...
Lourenço Dmr D Pediatric Rheumatology Unit, Pediatric Department, Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade São Paulo, São Paulo, - - 2014
Bullous systemic lupus erythematosus has rarely been described in pediatric lupus population and the real prevalence of childhood-onset bullous systemic lupus erythematosus has not been reported. From January 1983 to November 2013, 303 childhood-onset SLE (c-SLE) patients were followed at the Pediatric Rheumatology Unit of the Childreńs Institute of Hospital ...
Chodakiewitz Yosef Y Alpert Medical School, Brown University, 222 Richmond St, Providence 02903, - - 2014
Ipilimumab is an immunomodulating drug for use in treatment of unresectable or metastatic melanoma with autoimmune lymphocytic hypophysitis as a reported complication. We describe three recent cases of ipilimumab associated autoimmune hypophysitis (IAH) at our institution, and provide a selected literature review showing its variable clinical presentation, imaging appearance and ...
Chen Dongying D Department of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, the First Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou, China. - - 2014
We aimed to explore the incidence of malignancy in dermatomyositis and assess the potential risk factors of occurrence of malignancy in DM from southern China. A retrospective cohort study of patients admitted in the 1st affiliated university hospital between 2003 and 2012 was performed. Demographic information, clinical symptoms, laboratory findings, ...
Horst C C Department of Dermatology, The Whittington Hospital, London, - - 2014
Angiolymphoid hyperplasia with eosinophilia (ALHE) is an uncommon, idiopathic disease that manifests as dermal or subcutaneous red or brown papules or nodules, most commonly on the head and neck. Histologically, ALHE is characterized by vascular proliferation with epithelioid endothelial cells with surrounding lymphocytic and eosinophilic infiltrate. There may be an ...
Konstantinidis Ioannis T IT Ioannis T Konstantinidis, Jennifer A Wargo, Carlos Fernandez-del Castillo, Keith D Lillemoe, Andrew L Warshaw, Cristina R Ferrone, Departments of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, United - - 2014
To identify their diagnostic and prognostic clinical characteristics in a large series. Retrospective review of clinicopathologic and imaging characteristics of patients diagnosed with lymphoepithelial cysts and cystic lymphangiomas of the pancreas at Massachusetts General Hospital. Twelve patients were identified between 1/1/1997 and 8/1/2007. Their median age was 55.5 years (range ...
Cantara Silvia S Department of Medicine, Surgery and Neuroscience, University of Siena, Siena, - - 2014
Context: MicroRNA are non-protein encoding RNAs that regulate gene expression and enable the distinction of benign from malignant tissues in human cancers. Objective: We investigated the role of miRNA circulating in the blood for the differential diagnosis of thyroid nodules. Methods: MicroRNAs profiling was assessed by TaqMan® Array Human MicroRNA ...
Phelps Paul O PO Department of Ophthalmology, John H. Stroger, Jr., Hospital of Cook County , Chicago, IL , USA - - 2014
Abstract A 19 year-old African American man presented to our clinic for a second opinion about a right upper eyelid mass which had been recalcitrant to treatment for nonspecific orbital inflammation by an outside facility. Examination for systemic causes of the patients eyelid lesion led to a diagnosis of acute ...
Bémer Pascale P CHU Nantes, Laboratoire de Bactériologie, Nantes, France - - 2014
There is no gold standard for the diagnosis of prosthetic-joint-infection (PJI). The contribution of 16S rDNA PCR sequencing on a routine basis remains to be defined. We performed a prospective multicenter study to assess the contribution of 16S rDNA in PJI diagnosis. Over a 2-year period, all patients suspected of ...
Edwards Laura J LJ Centre for Disease Control, Department of Health, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia - - 2014
A case of fevers, sepsis and chest lesions on CT scan following burns to the feet in an Indigenous man in northern Australia is described. Sputum polymerase chain reaction testing revealed Mycobacterium leprae and and fine needle aspirate of the chest lesions demonstrated Cryptococcus co-infection.
Moriyama M M Section of Oral and Maxillofacial Oncology, Division of Maxillofacial Diagnostic and Surgical Sciences, Faculty of Dental Science, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan. Electronic address: - - 2014
IgG4-related dacryoadenitis and sialoadenitis (IgG4-DS) is characterized by serum IgG4 elevation and the infiltration of IgG4-positive plasma cells in glandular tissues. For definitive diagnosis of IgG4-DS, biopsies of local lesions are recommended to exclude Sjögren's syndrome (SS), malignant tumours, and similar disorders. In this study, we examined the diagnostic utility ...
Wang Qi Q Department of Radiology, The Fourth Clinical Hospital of Hebei Medical University, Shijiazhuang, Hebei 050011, China. Electronic address: - - 2014
To assess the usefulness of the spectral curve slope of dual-energy CT (DECT) for differentiating between hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), hepatic metastasis, hemangioma (HH) and cysts. In total, 121 patients were imaged in the portal venous phase using dual-energy mode. Of these patients, 23 patients had HH, 28 patients had HCC, ...
Pommelet V V Institut Pasteur, Emerging Diseases Epidemiology Unit, Paris, - - 2014
 Mycobacterium ulcerans is known to cause Buruli ulcer (BU), a necrotising skin disease leading to extensive cutaneous and subcutaneous destruction and functional limitations. However, M. ulcerans infections are not limited to skin, and osteomyelitis, yet poorly described in the literature, occurs in numerous young patients in Africa.  In a retrospective ...
Fening Katherine K *Department of Dermatology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL; †Department of Pathology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; and ‡Department of Pathology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, - - 2014
: We present a case of a 6-year-old girl with recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa (EB) who presented with a large pigmented lesion clinically concerning for melanoma. After histological examination and fluorescent in situ hybridization analysis, diagnosis of EB nevus was performed. EB nevi are benign melanocytic neoplasms with histological findings ...
Venegas Eva E Servicio de Endocrinología y Nutrición, Hospital Universitario Virgen del Rocío, Sevilla, España. Electronic address: - - 2014
Craniopharyngiomas are rare, locally aggressive epithelial tumors usually located in the sellar and suprasellar region. Diagnosis of craniopharyngioma is usually suggested by clinical and radiological findings that should be confirmed histologically. Surgery is the treatment of choice for most patients. The goal of surgery is to relieve compressive symptoms and ...
Lei Frank - - 2014
A study of the whole spectrum of biopsied head and neck (HN) diseases in Taiwan has not yet been performed. Therefore, the current study aimed to provide updated information about HN lesions in a cohort of referral Taiwanese patients for histopathological examination. HN lesions (2000-2011) in patients with records of ...
González Saldaña Napoleón - - 2014
Pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB) is an infectious disease that involves the lungs and can be lethal in many cases. Tuberculosis (TB) in children represents 5 to 20% of the total TB cases. However, there are few updated information on pediatric TB, reason why the objective of the present study is to ...
Ozeki Naoki N Department of Thoracic Surgery, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, - - 2014
With the recent improvements in the diagnostic accuracy of radiographic modalities, it might be an option to perform therapeutic surgery without a definitive diagnosis for selected patients with suspected lung cancer based on the findings of diagnostic imaging. Between April 2008 and December 2012, all nodules without a definitive diagnosis ...
Kraft Christiane C Division of Vascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Goethe University Hospital, Frankfurt/Main, - - 2014
Inferior vena cava thrombosis (IVCT) is a rare event, and studies detailing its underlying aetiologies are scarce. One hundred and forty-one IVCT patients (57% females, median age 47years) were analysed with a focus on malignancy-related thrombosis and compared with 141 age- and sex-matched control patients with isolated lower-extremity deep vein ...
Lightfoot Michelle M Department of Urology, Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda, CA, 92354, United States. Electronic address: - - 2014
Although rare, both benign and malignant bladder tumors are occasionally encountered in the pediatric population. In the present article, the technique of transurethral needle biopsy, which utilizes an 18-gauge core biopsy instrument inserted through a 9.5 French offset pediatric cystoscope to obtain diagnostic biopsies, is described. This technique has been ...
Ajuz Natasha C NC Department of Endodontics and Immunohistochemistry Laboratory, Faculty of Dentistry, Estácio de Sá University, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, - - 2014
Interleukin (IL)-17 expression has been detected in apical periodontitis lesions, but its role in the disease process remains unclear. The present study compared the expression of IL-17 in periradicular cysts and granulomas and evaluated the association of this cytokine with clinical and radiographic findings. Apical periodontitis lesions (18 cysts and ...
Carlson Matthew L ML *Departments of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, †Neurologic Surgery, ‡Radiology, and §Neurology, Mayo Clinic School of Medicine, Rochester, MN, U.S.A.; and ∥Departments of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, ¶Neurology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, - - 2014
Neurosarcoidosis is a rare granulomatous disease that can result in cranial neuropathy, chronic meningitis, and intracranial granuloma formation. Meningeal involvement may cause focal nodular enhancement that can simulate common cranial base tumors. The objective of the current study is to further define the clinical features of neurosarcoidosis in a large ...
Naresh Kikkeri N KN Departments of Histopathology, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and Imperial College, London, - - 2014
To highlight the likelihood of occurrence of IgG4 expression in mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue lymphomas (MALT lymphoma) at certain sites, and to suggest a possible link with IgG4-related disease. A case of MALT lymphoma with bilateral lacrimal gland involvement is presented. Lesional cells expressed IgG4, and the patient also presented with ...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 >