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Hu Lanting L Department of Dermatology, No.1 Hospital of China Medical University, Shenyang, 110001, - - 2014
A man developed with multiple warts on his hands and the inner canthus of his left eye. We applied local hyperthermia on a single target lesion on his hand at a surface temperature of 44°C for 30 minutes on Days 1, 2, 3, 17, and 18. All the lesions treated ...
Nassar Hani M HM Faculty of Dentistry, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi - - 2014
Incipient caries lesions on smooth surfaces may be subjected to toothbrushing, potentially leading to remineralization and/or abrasive wear. The interplay of dentifrice abrasivity and fluoride on this process is largely unknown and was investigated on three artificially created lesions with different mineral content/distribution. 120 bovine enamel specimens were randomly allocated ...
Kalra Naveen N Department of Radiodiagnosis, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Sector 12, Chandigarh, UT 160012, - - 2014
To compare the efficacy of percutaneous sodium tetradecyl sulfate (STS) injection with ethanol injection in the treatment of benign nonfunctioning thyroid nodules. This prospective study included 47 patients with 50 benign thyroid nodules. The lesions were randomly assigned into two groups: 20 in the ethanol arm and 30 in the ...
Bismuth Camille - - 2014
Subarachnoid cysts are rare conditions in veterinary medicine, associated with spinal cord dysfunction. Most of the 100 cases of subarachnoid cysts described since the first report in 1968 were apparently not true cysts. True cysts are usually situated in the cervical area and occur in predisposed breeds such as the ...
Veenstra M - - 2014
Malignant small intestinal lymphoma is a quite rare disease that often has an atypical presentation with symptoms of abdominal pain, nausea and weight loss. However, as illustrated in the following cases, acute abdomen due to an intestinal perforation can be the first sign of malignant lymphoma.
Naik Milind N MN Department of Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery, LV Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, - - 2014
To report nonsurgical treatment of periorbital dermoid cysts with foam sclerotherapy using sodium tetradecyl sulfate (STS). Single-center, retrospective, interventional case series. Clinical records of all patients diagnosed to have congenital orbital dermoid cyst and treated with STS foam sclerotherapy between 2012 and 2013 were reviewed. The ectodermal contents of the ...
Alam M M MM Professor SM Mahbub Alam, Professor of Urology, Dhaka Medical College & Hospital (DMC&H), Dhaka, Bangladesh; E-mail: - - 2014
Primary leiomyosarcoma of the adrenal gland is a rare tumour and we describe such a case in a 35 year old female who had dull pain in the left flank for 6 months. There was no weight loss or fever only mild tenderness was in the left subcostal region. She ...
Jha Ganesh Narayan - - 2014
Right atrial myxoma is less commonly found. Ascites is a rarer clinical presentation of such myxoma. Sometimes, practicing doctors are unable to detect causes of transudative ascites. In such situation, a high index of suspicion is needed to arrive at the correct diagnosis of right atrial myxoma giving rise to ...
Cen Dongzhi D Department of Oncology, The Third Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou Medical University, Guangzhou, 510150, Guangdong Province, People's Republic of - - 2014
We aim to investigate the diagnostic capability of single-voxel proton MR spectroscopy (MRS) for benign/malignant discrimination of focal breast lesions with a meta-analysis. The meta-analysis included a total of 750 malignant breast lesions and 419 benign breast lesions from eighteen studies. The pooled sensitivity and specificity of MRS were 0.71 ...
Khorsand Kate K WWAMI Clinical Medical Education, University of Washington, Seattle, - - 2014
A 5-month-old healthy female presented with a pyogenic granuloma on the cheek. The lesion was treated with topical 0.5% gel-forming solution, resulting in regression of the lesion after 1 month of treatment and no recurrence at 8 months. This case suggests that treatment of pyogenic granulomas with topical timolol may be considered, ...
Wang Qisan Q Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, The Tumor Hospital of Xinjiang Medical University, Urumqi, PR - - 2014
Gastrocolic fistula (GCF) secondary to colon carcinoma is a rare entity. Establishing the diagnosis of GCF is difficult because it has nonspecific symptoms on admission. The characteristic triad of clinical manifestations includes diarrhoea, faeculent vomiting, and weight loss. Surgical treatment of GCF involves en-bloc resection of the involved regions and ...
Monaco Francesco F Thoracic Surgery Unit, University Hospital of Messina, G. Martino University of Messina, - - 2014
A 65-year-old man presented with a nonspecific thymic neoplasm following blunt thoracic trauma. The lesion increased in size over 12 years, to reach 47 mm in diameter. After thymectomy, the lesion was described as an epidermoid lining cyst composed of thickened stratified squamous epithelium. We assume that this rare pathological condition ...
Barchetti Flavio F 0000-0001-6291-7904 Department of Radiological Sciences, Oncology and Pathology, Sapienza University of Rome, 00186 Rome, - - 2014
Objective. The aim of this study was to validate the role of diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) at 3 Tesla in the differential diagnosis between benign and malignant laterocervical lymph nodes in patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC). Materials and Methods. Before undergoing surgery, 80 patients, with biopsy proven ...
Bokacheva Louisa - - 2013
To study the differentiation of malignant breast lesions from benign lesions and fibroglandular tissue (FGT) using apparent diffusion coefficient (ADC) and intravoxel incoherent motion (IVIM) parameters. This retrospective study included 26 malignant and 14 benign breast lesions in 35 patients who underwent diffusion-weighted MRI at 3.0T and nine b-values (0-1000 ...
Chhablani Jay - - 2013
To compare ability of fluorescein angiography (FFA) and spectral-domain optical coherence tomography (SD-OCT) to diagnose subretinal neovascularization (SRNV) secondary to idiopathic juxtafoveal retinal telangiectasia (IJRT) type 2A. Two masked observers evaluated FFA and SD-OCT images separately to diagnose the presence of SRNV in 65 eyes of 36 patients. A third ...
Zimny Anna A Department of General, Interventional Radiology and Neuroradiology, Chair of Radiology, Wrocław Medical University, Wrocław, Poland ; Department of General, Interventional Radiology and Neuroradiology, University Clinical Hospital, Wrocław, - - 2013
In the article we present pathological intracranial substances and lesions, which produce high signal intensity on T1-weighted MR images. Six groups of substances are discussed: 1. Gadolinium - based contrast agents, 2.hemoglobin degradation products (intra- and extra-cellular methemoglobin), 3. lipid-containing lesions (lipoma, dermoid cyst, implanted fatty materials, laminar cortical necrosis), ...
Sahin Cennet - - 2013
We aimed to determine the apparent diffusion coefficients (ADCs) of focal breast lesions on diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging (DW-MRI) and to evaluate whether ADC measurement can be used to characterize lesions as benign or malignant. Fifty-one patients between the ages of 18-79 years (mean age, 48.5 years) with 51 histopathologically ...
Pérez-Creo A - - 2013
Muscular samples from the oesophagus, diaphragm and heart of 101 roe deer (Capreolus capreolus) hunted in Galicia (Northwestern Spain) were examined, by the compression method, for the presence of Sarcocystis spp. infection. The structure of the cyst wall was examined by light (LM) and transmission electron microscopy (TEM). The overall ...
Faur Alexandra Corina - - 2013
This study investigates whether salivary tumours with different morphology and evolution also differ in terms of neovascularization and VEGF expression and the prognostic value of the results. Surgical specimens from 45 patients - 8 pleomorphic adenomas (PA), 7 Warthin tumours (WT), 5 basal cell adenomas (BA), 6 carcinomas ex-pleomorphic adenoma ...
Rajput Mohammed Zak - - 2013
An 81-year-old gentleman with congenital polycystic kidney disease presented to his primary care physician with dysphagia, gastroesophageal reflux refractory to medical management, and 11.25 kg weight loss in a 6 mo-period. A barium swallow misdiagnosed a paraesophageal hernia for a Bochdalek hernia. Herein, we highlight how a Bochdalek hernia may ...
Paniraj G L - - 2013
and impotance: Colloid cysts are rare intracerebral lesions that are preferentially encountered within the third ventricle. There are only a few reports in which colloid cysts are described in other locations such as the fourth ventricle, brainstem, cerebellum and suprasellar region. Young female had presented with headache since one year ...
Dixit Shreya - - 2013
You are asked to review an 85 year old man with bullous lesions on the torso and limbs (as shown), which developed after treatment with low-molecular weight heparin (LMWH), unfractionated heparin (UFH), and furosemide. Based on the given history and the clinical and histological images, what is your diagnosis?
Sarpa Maria Giovanna - - 2013
Marchiafava-Bignami disease (MBD) is a rare alcohol associated disorder characterized by demyelization and necrosis of the corpus callosum. Diffusion-weighted (DW) MRI may reveal the lesions in patients showing serious clinical manifestations, high mortality rate and severe cognitive squeals, though some cases with good outcome have been reported. We describe a ...
Solak Aynur - - 2013
Background/aims:The aim of the present study was to investigate the diagnostic value of diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging in gallbladder malignancies, which are typically diagnosed during surgery because the radiologic findings are similar to those of cholecystitis-caused diffuse thickening of the gallbladder wall. Materials and Methods: Seven patients with gallbladder malignancies ...
Barral M - - 2013
PURPOSE: To compare the capabilities of apparent diffusion coefficient (ADC) and normalized ADC using the pancreatic parenchyma as reference organ in the characterization of focal pancreatic lesions. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Thirty-six patients with focal pancreatic lesions (malignant, n=18; benign tumors, n=10; focal pancreatitis, n=8) underwent diffusion-weighted MR imaging (DWI) at ...
Khaku Aunali S - - 2013
A 2-year-old girl presented with developmental delay. Examination revealed height, weight, and head circumference above the 95th percentile, appendicular hypotonia, right hemibody hypopigmented lesions following the lines of Blaschko, and right hypopigmented iris (figure, A and B). EEG showed disorganized background. Genetic microarray was normal.
Simpkin C J CJ Cancer Research UK/EPSRC Imaging Centre, Institute of Cancer Research, Sutton, - - 2013
To establish whether T2 relaxation and apparent diffusion coefficient (ADC) in normal prostate and tumour are related and to investigate the effects of glandular compression from an enlarged transition zone (TZ) on peripheral zone (PZ) T2 and ADC by correlating them with the peripheral zone fractional volume (PZFV). 48 consecutive ...
Van de Wiele C - - 2013
Using quantitive VOI analysis, the percentage 99m Tc-MAA uptake and SUVmax and mean values of liver metastases obtained prior to SIRT were related to treatment response using both a lesion-based and clinical dichotomous approach. Based on the VOI % of 99m Tc-MAA activity, the estimated 90 Y-microspheres activity/cc (MBq/cc) was ...
Crinò Stefano F - - 2013
We report a case of an 84-year-old woman with a history of resected cutaneous melanoma who presented with asthenia, weight loss, and severe anemia. An esophagogastroduodenoscopy showed five black-pigmented submucosal tumors with large ulcerations in the antrum of the stomach and in the duodenum, suspected metastases from melanoma. Histopathological examination ...
Garg Monika M Department of Pathology, MM Institute of Medical Sciences & Research, Mullana, - - 2013
Prostatic lesions on routine staining sometimes cause a diagnostic dilemma, especially when malignant tissue is limited and is mixed with benign prostatic glands or because of the presence of benign mimickers of carcinoma. The application of immunohistochemistry contributes a valuable differential diagnosis. This study aimed to evaluate a complete spectrum ...
Brown Lyndsay - - 2012
To investigate the influence of towed demersal fishing gears on dinoflagellate cyst resuspension, towing trials with four gear components were carried out at three sites of differing sediment type in the Moray Firth, Scotland. Samples of sediment plumes were collected using plankton nets mounted on a towed sledge. Diversity of ...
Christou E - - 2012
We present a case of non-involuting congenital haemangioma (NICH) of the right eyelid which was present at birth as a purpuric macule but increased in size to cause significant obstruction of vision. At four years of age the lesion was treated with fluroscopic ultrasound-guided sclerotherapy using 0.5% sodium tetradecyl suphate ...
Lacasse Olivia - - 2012
We report a large cyst bed of the potentially toxic and bloom-forming dinoflagellate Alexandrium tamarense species complex in bottom sediments from the port of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. The average cyst concentrations of that species ranged from 4033±2647 to 220872±148086cystsg(-1) of dry sediments and the highest concentrations were found near ...
Floeck M - - 2012
Abstract AIM: To evaluate the sonographic appearance, size, location and shape of the spleen in 60 healthy sheep. METHODS: A 7.5 MHz linear scanner was used to examine the location, extent and appearance of the spleen from the left side of the sheep, in intercostal spaces (ICS) 8-12 and caudal ...
Bellevicine Claudio - - 2012
The foamy gland pattern (FGP) may impart to pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDA) a deceptively benign appearance. Thus, its diagnosis on FNA is challenging. A case of PDA with FGP, that was suspected on Diff Quik smears, diagnosed on cell-block preparation and confirmed by ancillary stains and molecular techniques, is here ...
Simpkin Susan - - 2012
We present a 37-year-old woman who underwent extensive facial surgery for removal of multiple eruptive squamous cell carcinoma (SCC)-like lesions resembling invasive SCC histologically. The patient's mother had undergone numerous surgical procedures and radiotherapy for facial SCC. A review of the histology and immunohistochemistry for DNA mismatch repair proteins excluded ...
Candamourty Ramesh - - 2012
Vascular anomalies constitute some of the most difficult diagnostic and therapeutic enigmas in the head and neck region. It is of paramount importance that a modern classification system is established to differentiate vascular lesions from vascular malformations. Vascular malformations are usually congenital and venous anomalies usually expand because of hormonal ...
Carpagnano Giovanna E - - 2012
Abstract Background: The exact diagnosis of malignant pleural effusions (PE) is difficult and often requires combined procedures, because the cytological examination of pleural fluid does not detect tumoral cells in 40% of malignant effusion cases. The aim of this study was to analyze microsatellite alterations (MA) in malignant PE and ...
Hill Melissa M Clinical and Molecular Genetics Unit, UCL Institute of Child Health, London, UK. - - 2012
For over a decade, researchers have focused their attention on the development of non-invasive prenatal diagnosis tests based on cell-free fetal DNA circulating in maternal blood. With the possibility of earlier and safer testing, non-invasive prenatal diagnosis has the potential to bring many positive benefits to prenatal diagnosis. Non-invasive prenatal ...
Field Cara L - - 2012
A 6-yr-old, intact male California sea lion (Zalophus californianus) with a systemic mycosis died after 5 wk of antifungal drug therapy. Antemortem clinical findings included hind flipper swelling, ring-lesions on skin of the flippers, and dermal nodules that increased in size and number spreading from the hind flippers and ventral ...
von-Walter Astrid R - - 2012
: Ovarian dermoid cysts are one of the most common benign neoplasms in women. Rarely, serious complications occur that result in life-threatening events such as bowel perforation. This case summarizes one of these complications from clinical presentation to diagnosis and treatment. : A 25-year-old woman with symptoms of small bowel ...
Chen Bo-Nien - - 2012
A subglottic cyst is a rare cause of neonatal upper airway obstruction, which may be misinterpreted as a subglottic hemangioma. With the advent of narrow-band imaging, the application of its unique features in analyzing the mucosa surface's vascular structures in pediatric subglottic lesions remains to be investigated. Here, we report ...
Izadi Farzad - - 2012
Although Helicobacter Pylori (HP) was detected in some cases of chronic laryngitis, the results were not confirmed by polymerase chain reaction (PCR). By this time, it has not been found in laryngeal lesions by in house PCR, the most sensitive method for detecting the genome tracks. Regarding the previous results ...
Hart Leslie Burdett - - 2012
Skin disease occurs frequently in many cetacean species across the globe; methods to categorize lesions have relied on photo-identification (photo-id), stranding, and by-catch data. The current study used photo-id data from four sampling months during 2009 to estimate skin lesion prevalence and type occurring on bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) from ...
Fury Christine A - - 2011
We report on the incidence of poxvirus-like lesions assessed by photographic identification in two estuarine populations of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops aduncus) in Australia over a 3-year period. Poxvirus infections of odontocetes are characterized by pinhole or ring-like skin lesions that appear as solitary or coalesced circular gray blemishes. Environmental and ...
Mir Alia - - 2011
The case report describes a 13 years old girl, who presented with 3 days history of nausea. She had a hard palpable mass in abdomen and anaemia. There was a history of hair ingestion for the past 3 years, which gave the first clue to the diagnosis of trichobezoar. Radiology ...
Hmidi M - - 2011
INTRODUCTION: Head and neck hydatid disease is rare, even in countries in which echinococcosis is endemic and accounts for 1% of all human echinococcosis sites. The purpose of this report is to describe the epidemiology, clinical features, complementary investigations and treatment of head and neck hydatid disease in the light ...
Khadim Muhammad Tahir - - 2011
Neurenteric cysts are uncommonly reported congenital abnormalities that are thought to be an abnormal connection between the endoderm and ectoderm during the 3rd week of life. We report a case of a 17 years old male who presented with one year history of pain in the right arm for which ...
Jemal Ahmedin - - 2011
Increasing cutaneous melanoma incidence rates in the United States have been attributed to heightened detection of thin (≤1-mm) lesions. We sought to describe melanoma incidence and mortality trends in the 12 cancer registries covered by the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results program and to estimate the contribution of thin lesions ...
Lopes-Rocha R - - 2011
AIM:This paper offers a survey of nasolabial cysts diagnosed at the Pathology Laboratory of the Universidade Federal dos Vales do Jequitinhonha e Mucuri (Brazil) over a period of 18.5 years, and a case report. METHODS: A retrospective study was carried out on biopsies performed at the Pathology Laboratory of the ...
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