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Tregnago Aline C AC Department of Anatomic Pathology, A.C. Camargo Cancer Center, São Paulo, - - 2014
Background: Melanocytomas are rare pigmented primary lesions of the central nervous system arising from melanocytes of leptomeninges. They occur most frequently in the posterior fossa, Meckel's cave or along the cervical and thoracic spinal cord. Orbital melanocytomas have been rarely reported. Nevus of Ota is a melanocytic lesion that can ...
Partridge Savannah C SC Department of Radiology- University of Washington, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 825 Eastlake Avenue East, G3-200, Seattle, WA 98109-1023. Electronic address: - - 2014
Breast dynamic contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging (DCE-MRI) scanning protocols vary widely. The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of postcontrast timing on delayed-phase lesion kinetics assessment and ability to discriminate malignant from benign lesions. Following institutional review board approval, we retrospectively reviewed all lesions assessed on magnetic ...
Patel Hetal H HH Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Department of Surgery, Division of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery , Hershey, Pennsylvania , - - 2014
Thyroid carcinoma is the most common endocrine malignancy worldwide, and its incidence continues to increase. As such the approach to a recently identified thyroid nodule is important to understand. The relevant imaging, examination, and need for fine-needle aspiration biopsy (FNA) are discussed. In approximately 25% of nodules, the diagnosis cannot ...
Kang Hyun Guy HG Orthopaedic Oncology Clinic, National Cancer Center, Goyang-si, Gyeonggi-do, Republic of Korea - - 2014
Tumor samples are required for pathological examinations, and different instruments are generally used to obtain samples of different types of tumors. Among the many methods available for obtaining tumor tissues, gun biopsy is widely used because it is much simpler than incisional biopsy and can collect many more samples than ...
Bajpai Manas M Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, National Institute of Medical Sciences Dental College, Jaipur, - - 2014
Oral lichen planus (OLP) is a mucocutaneous disease with well-established clinical and histopathological features. It has a prevalence of approximately 1%. The etiopathogenesis is poorly understood. The annual malignant transformation is less than 0.5%. There are no effective means to either predict or to prevent such event. Clinically, OLP present ...
Guruprasad Yadavalli Y Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Academy of Medical Education's Dental College Hospital and Research Centre, Raichur, Karnataka, - - 2014
This is a rare anomaly of midline nasal dermoid cyst (NDC) along with Tessier's 0 cleft. Midline NDCs present most commonly result from aberrant embryological development, and most commonly give rise to bifid nasal deformity resulting in midline cleft of the nose. Craniofacial clefts are among the most disfiguring of ...
Sarica Ozgur O Radiologist, Taksim Gaziosmanpasa Research and Training Hospital, Department of Radiology, Istanbul, - - 2014
Objectives: Biopsy has long been the standard approach in BIRADS 4 or BIRADS 5 lesions despite a wide variation in reported incidence of malignancy in BIRADS 4 lesions. This study examined the diagnostic value of breast MRI as well as its ability to decrease unnecessary biopsies in patients with solid ...
Bo Yang Y Department of Urology, The Second Affiliated Hospital of Dalian Medical University, Dalian, Liaoning Province, China - - 2014
Simple cysts are rare in the urinary bladder and can pose a diagnostic dilemma to both the urologist and the histopathologist. No case study was found in the database of Elsevier Science Direct, Spring-Link, or PubMed. We present two cases of subserous cyst in the bladder and discuss the diagnosis ...
Nishimura Naoki N Division of Pulmonary Medicine, St. Luke's International Hospital, Tokyo, - - 2014
We report a rare case in which we were able to visualize the lung alveoli through the bronchial wall by a bronchoscope in a patient with marked bronchiectasis and performed lung biopsy safely under direct vision. An 80-year-old woman presented with complaints of a severe persistent cough for the past ...
Kang Hyun Gu HG Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Ajou University Hospital, Ajou University School of Medicine, Suwon, - - 2014
Congenital melanocytic nevus consists of congregations of nevomelanocytes. It is found in approximately 1% of new born infants. Congenital melanocytic nevus needs to be excised before it transforms into a malignant lesion. Many strategies have been attempted for the removal and reconstruction of the nevus. Serial excision enables wound closure ...
Mandhan Parkash P Department of Surgery, Division of Paediatric Surgery, Sultan Qaboos University Hospital, Muscat, - - 2014
A very rare case of noncommunicating multiple intra and retroperitoneal enteric duplication cysts (EDCs) is reported and discussed. Two large noncommunicating EDCs, one within the mesentery of proximal jejunum causing complete luminal obstruction and other isolated cyst in retroperitoneal area displacing duodenum and extrahepatic biliary system, were resected successfully in ...
Bernardes Filho Fred F Prof. Rubem David Azulay Dermatology Institute, Rio de Janeiro Santa Casa da Misericórdia Hospital, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, - - 2014
Furuncular myiasis occurs after larvae penetrate on the skin. The disease is characterized by the presence of a nodule with a central hole through which there is serosanguinous exudate drainage. The authors present a case of furuncular myiasis by Dermatobia hominis in which late diagnosis made it necessary to have ...
Laing M E ME Sydney Melanoma Diagnostic Centre, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, NSW, Australia; Department of Dermatology, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, Australia; Melanoma Institute Australia, Sydney, - - 2014
Naevus spilus (NS) is a naevoid disorder characterized by hyperpigmented macules or papules scattered over a café-au-lait macule. Such café-au-lait macules are often present at birth, and the darker pigmented speckles of NS slowly increase in number and size over a period of several years. NS can therefore be difficult ...
Brannon James K - - 2014
Standard hip arthroscopy emphasizes access to disease within the peripheral compartment. The author describes precise access to the central compartment for removal of space-occupying lesions within the cotyloid fossa. These lesions can compromise the space available for the ligamentum teres and possibly contribute to the development of cam/pincer lesions and ...
Cheng Lin L Department of Anesthesiology, Union Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, Hubei Province, People's Republic of - - 2014
Primary pleural malignant melanoma is an exceedingly rare neoplasm. To our knowledge only 3 cases have been reported. This report presents a rare case of a primary pleural malignant melanoma with rapid progression in a 36-year-old woman. The clinical, radiologic imaging and histopathologic features are discussed here. The diagnosis of ...
Scordo Kristine Anne KA Kristine Anne Scordo is Professor and Director, Adult-Gero Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program, College of Nursing, Wright State University, Dayton, OH 45324 - - 2014
Each day, we generate hypotheses about our environment-our perceptions of people, our expectations of events, and our interpretation of images. These hypotheses provide a framework by which we interpret our experiences. The same is true for differential diagnosis by which health care practitioners develop hypotheses or diagnoses from a set ...
Yeager Susan S Susan Yeager is Neurocritical Care Nurse Practitioner-Lead, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, 795 W 12th Ave, Columbus, OH 43210 (syeager@columbus.rr.com). Chad Miller is Associate Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, - - 2014
Depending on the causative agent, the differential diagnosis for acute nontraumatic weakness presentation can range from life threatening to trivial. Practitioners' comfort and experience with the rapid identification and evaluation of presenting neurological deficits vary widely. Given this fact and the reality that neurological presentation of weakness is common, the ...
Almeida Luciana Yamamoto LY From the *Department of Oral Diagnosis, Dentistry School of Piracicaba, University of Campinas (FOP/UNICAMP), Piracicaba; and Departments of †Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Periodontology and ‡Stomatology, Public Oral Health, and Forensic Dentistry, University of São Paulo, School of Dentistry of Ribeirão Preto (FORP/USP), Ribeirão Preto, - - 2014
An unusual presentation of a focal osteoporotic bone marrow defect (FOBMD) of the mandible mimicking a cystic lesion is documented. A definitive diagnosis could be established only on the basis of the histopathologic evaluation. A 66-year-old Brazilian woman was referred by her dentist for well-defined radiolucency of the mandibular molar ...
Navina Sarah S From the Departments of Pathology (Drs Navina, Pal, and Krasinskas) and Surgery (Dr Zeh) and the Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine (Drs McGrath, Chennat, and Singh), University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Dr Krasinskas is now with the Department of Pathology, Emory University, Atlanta, - - 2014
Context.-Novel chemotherapy regimens now provide the opportunity for "personalized" care in pancreatic cancer. Little is known about our ability to procure adequate cells for theranostic studies using standard ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspirations and cytologic techniques. Objective.-To assess cellularity of cytology material in patients with solid pancreatic lesions. Design.-One hundred sixty-nine endoscopic ...
Kapoor Kapil K Department of Pediatrics, Maulana Azad Medical College and Associated Chacha Nehru Bal Chikitsalaya, New Delhi, - - 2014
Esophageal duplication cyst (EDC) is classified as a subgroup of foregut duplication cyst. They are very rare and predominantly detected in children. We present an unusual cause of wheezing in a 2-month-old infant. The diagnosis of EDC was suspected by bronchoscopy, provisionally confirmed by magnetic resonance imaging, and followed by ...
Naidu Sonal R SR Department of Paediatric and Preventive Dentistry, Bharati Vidyapeeth Dental College and Hospital, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, - - 2014
Unicystic ameloblastoma is a rare, benign, locally invasive odontogenic neoplasm of young age that shows clinical, radiographical or gross features of an odontogenic cyst, but it histologically shows typical ameloblastomatous epithelium lining part of the cyst cavity, with or without luminal and/or mural tumor growth. A case of asymptomatic unicystic ...
Borgonovo A E AE School of Oral Surgery, University of Milan, Dental Clinic, Fondazione IRCCS Cà Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, - - 2014
WHO defines the mandibular buccal bifurcation cyst as a cyst occurring near the cervical margin of the lateral aspect of a root as a consequence of inflammatory process in a periodontal pocket. The pathogenesis of these cysts is still debated, but they are most likely originated from reduced enamel epithelium ...
Micković Sasa - - 2014
Mesenteric pseudocysts have rarely been described in literature. They belong to a group of mesenteric cysts that are very rare intra-abdominal pathology regardless of the origin. The diagnosis is often difficult to make, because of the diversity of clinical symptoms. The definitive histopathological diagnosis determines the origin and further course ...
Foxhall Katherine K University of Leicester, School of History, University of Leicester, University Road, Leicester LE1 7RH, - - 2014
Charles Singer's retrospective diagnosis of Hildegard of Bingen as a migraine sufferer, first made in 1913, has become commonly accepted. This article uses Hildegard as a case study to shift our focus from a polarised debate about the merits or otherwise of retrospective diagnosis, to examine instead what happens when ...
Li Yu-Ping YP Department of Neurosurgery, Clinical Medical College of Yangzhou University, Yangzhou, Jiangsu 225001, P.R. - - 2014
Primary spinal melanoma is a rare lesion, which occurs throughout the cranial and spinal regions, however, is primarily observed in the middle or lower thoracic spine. The clinical features of primary spinal melanoma are complex and unspecific, resulting in a high misdiagnosis rate. In the present case report, a rare ...
Blei Francine F Vascular Birthmark Institute of New York, Mt. Sinai Roosevelt Hospital, New York, NY. Electronic address: - - 2014
Many practitioners assume every vascular lesion is a hemangioma; then tell parents not to worry, because hemangiomas "go away" after they grow. In fact, over the past three decades, advances in the stratification of vascular lesions, identification of clinical associations and syndromic vascular anomalies, and the discovery of germline and ...
Goldenberg Alina A Medical School, University of California San Diego, California, - - 2014
Focal acantholytic dyskeratosis has been described as an incidental finding and as a clinically distinct lesion. In both situations, a dimorphic histologic pattern is observed: acantholysis and dyskeratosis. Solitary, non-genital lesions displaying such pathology have been difficult to classify. Clinical and pathological characteristics of acantholytic dyskeratotic acanthomas are described. The ...
Aggarwal Ankur A Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Institute of Dental Studies and Technologies, Modinagar, Uttar Pradesh, - - 2014
The objective of this study was to assess nodal vascularity by Doppler sonography and to find out the correlation between clinical and various Doppler sonographic features for the detection of the metastatic nodes in oral cancer patients. A total number of 55 patients of histopathologically proven oral cancer presenting with ...
Seo Jae Young JY Department of Radiology, Severance Hospital, Research Institute of Radiological Science, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea. ; Department of Radiology, Konyang University Hospital, Konyang University College of Medicine, Seoul, - - 2014
We investigated the merit of ultrasound (US) features and BRAF(V600E) mutation as an additional study of cytology and compared the diagnostic performances of cytology alone, cytology with US correlation, cytology with BRAF(V600E) mutation, and a combination of cytology, US, and BRAF(V600E) mutation all together. This study included 185 patients (mean ...
Watanabe-Okada Emiko E Division of Dermatology, Kawasaki Municipal Hospital, Kawasaki, - - 2014
A 29-year-old Japanese man presented to our institution with a nodule on his nose that had increased in size since childhood. Physical examination indicated the presence of an elastic, firm, pedunculated red nodule measuring 15 mm in size. Dermatoscopic examination of the nodule indicated a yellowish-white network, yellowish-orange dots/globules at ...
Ushijima Tomoyuki T Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Kurume University School of Medicine, Kurume, Fukuoka, - - 2014
With the advances in the multidisciplinary treatment of pancreatic cancer (PC) over the last few years, it is crucial to obtain a histopathological diagnosis prior to treatment. Histopathological diagnosis for unresectable PC is currently performed with endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) in combination with endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration (EUS-FNA). We retrospectively ...
Kün-Darbois J-D JD Service de chirurgie maxillo-faciale et stomatologie, CHU d'Angers, 4, rue Larrey, 49100 Angers, France. Electronic address: - - 2014
Lingual bronchogenic cyst is a rare congenital malformation, classified as a choristoma. It is lined by respiratory epithelium. Extrathoracic sites are rare and the tongue is an exceptional site. The authors report two cases of bronchogenic cyst of the tip of the tongue in newborn infants. These two initially asymptomatic ...
Camus Marine M 1Department of Proctology, Diaconesses Hospital, and 2Department of Anatomopathology, University Paris VI, Saint-Antoine Hospital, APHP, Paris, - - 2014
High-resolution anoscopy (HRA) is a useful screening tool for anal intraepithelial neoplasia (AIN), although reputedly challenging for interpretation of suspected lesions. All consecutive patients who underwent biopsies for at least 1 lesion suspicious for AIN during HRA from November 2010 to March 2012 were prospectively included. The characteristics (borders, staining ...
Davis Noa N Zetiq Technologies Ltd. Electronic address: - - 2014
CellDetect® is a unique platform technology which enables color discrimination between malignant (red) and benign (green) cells based on specific metabolic alterations exclusive to the former. Pre-clinical studies and clinical trials have demonstrated applicability of CellDetect(®) in a plethora of cell culture lines and in various cancers. The purpose of ...
Efthymiou Alkiviadis A Alkiviadis Efthymiou, Thrasyvoulos Podas, Department of Gastroenterology, St Luke's Hospital, Thessaloniki 55236, - - 2014
Pancreatic cystic lesions are increasingly recognised due to the widespread use of different imaging modalities. Intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms (IPMNs) of the pancreas represent a common, but also heterogeneous group of cystic tumors with a significant malignant potential. These neoplasms must be differentiated from other cystic tumors and properly classified ...
Luz Leticia Perondi LP Leticia Perondi Luz, Mohammad Ali Al-Haddad, Michael Sai Lai Sey, John M DeWitt, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Indiana University, Medical Center, Roudebush VA Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN 46202, United - - 2014
Since the introduction of endoscopic ultrasound guided fine-needle aspiration (EUS-FNA), EUS has assumed a growing role in the diagnosis and management of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC). The objective of this review is to discuss the various applications of EUS and EUS-FNA in PDAC. Initially, its use for detection, diagnosis and ...
Xiao Yang Y Department of Ultrasound,PUMC Hospital,CAMS and PUMC,Beijing - - 2014
Objective To compare the ultrasound imaging characteristics of benign and malignant thyroid nodules on the background of Hashimoto's thyroiditis(HT). Methods Totally 120 consecutive patients with pathologically confirmed benign(n=60)or malignant(n=60)thyroid nodules in Peking Union Medical College Hospital since January 2013 were retrospectively analyzed,and their preoperative ultrasound images were reviewed. Results Sixty ...
Affronti Alessandro A aDepartment of Cardiac Surgery bDepartment of Thoracic Surgery, Santa Maria della Misericordia Hospital, Perugia, - - 2014
Penetrating injuries of the heart caused by migrating needles have been rarely described. They usually occur accidentally or are self-inflicted in the setting of an underlying psychiatric disorder. We present an unusual case of cardiac tamponade caused by a sewing needle that migrated to the heart from the chest wall ...
Mekky Mohamed A MA Mohamed A Mekky, Department of Tropical Medicine and Gastroenterology, Assiut University Hospital, Assiut 71111, - - 2014
Since its advent in 1980, the scope of endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) has grown to include a wide range of indications, and it is now being incorporated as an integral part of everyday practice in the field of gastroenterology. Its use is extending from an adjuvant imaging aid to utilization as ...
Virk Jagdeep Singh JS ENT Department, Queen's Hospital, Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust, Romford, UK, - - 2014
Radiofrequency ablation is now widely used in the treatment of patients with snoring and obstructive sleep apnoea. It is well suited to the multilevel approach typically required in snoring surgery and can be used interstitially or in cutting mode. However, no research has been performed to analyse the collateral local ...
Hipp Jennifer J Department of Pathology, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, - - 2014
Fine-needle aspiration (FNA) has been widely recognized as an important modality in assessment of salivary gland neoplasms, and specimens are often processed as conventional smears. We conducted the current study to evaluate the diagnostic utility of ThinPrep preparation as an alternative method for assessment of salivary gland neoplasms. A computer ...
Adler Charles H CH From the Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Center, Department of Neurology (C.H.A., J.N.C., E.D.-D.), and Department of Biostatistics (J.G.H.), Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale; Civin Laboratory for Neuropathology (T.G.B., L.I.S., B.N.D.) and Cleo Roberts Center (H.A.S., M.N.S., S.A.J., C.M.B.), Banner Sun Health Research Institute, Sun City, AZ; and University of Arizona College of Medicine (H.A.S., M.N.S., S.A.J.), Phoenix. - - 2014
Determine diagnostic accuracy of a clinical diagnosis of Parkinson disease (PD) using neuropathologic diagnosis as the gold standard.METHODS: Data from the Arizona Study of Aging and Neurodegenerative Disorders were used to determine the predictive value of a clinical PD diagnosis, using 2 clinical diagnostic confidence levels, PossPD (never treated or ...
Joyce Kenneth M - - 2014
Adult intussusception is a rare but challenging condition. Preoperative diagnosis is frequently missed or delayed because of nonspecific or sub-acute symptoms. We present the case of a sixty-two year old gentleman who initially presented with pseudo-obstruction. Computerised tomography displayed a jejuno-jejunal intussusception, which was treated by primary laparoscopic reduction. The ...
Castelijns Petrus Sebastianus Simon PS Petrus Sebastianus Simon Castelijns, Karlijn Woensdregt, Gelde Arie Pieter Nieuwenhuijzen, Department of Surgery, Catharina Hospital Eindhoven, 5623 EJ, Eindhoven, The - - 2014
Intra-abdominal esophageal duplications are rare entities in adults. They are mostly asymptomatic, but since they can lead to complications surgical excision is advised for all duplication cysts. We present a case of a 20-year-old male with colic-like abdominal pain, mimicking symptoms of cholecystolithiasis. However after cholecystectomy the symptoms were still ...
Shin Jennifer J JJ Harvard Medical School, Boston, - - 2014
Large thyroid nodules may be associated with higher risk of malignancy and less-accurate fine-needle aspiration (FNA) results, but there is currently no overarching consensus. We therefore tested two null hypotheses: 1) thyroid nodule size >3 to 4 cm is not associated with a higher baseline prevalence of malignancy (i.e., the ...
Malkan A D AD Department of Surgery, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, MS 133, Room D3045, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN, 38105-3678, USA, - - 2014
The discovery of an appendiceal carcinoid tumor found incidentally or during the course of diagnostic or therapeutic procedures is a burden to both the patient and clinician. The role of the correct surgical operation is paramount for lesions suspected to be malignant. In the pediatric population, appendiceal carcinoids continue to ...
Sayar Hamide H Department of Pathology, Kahramanmaras Sutcu Imam University Faculty of Medicine, Kahramanmaras, - - 2014
To evaluate the accuracy of imprint cytology of core needle biopsy specimens in the diagnosis of prostate cancer. Between December 24, 2011 and May 9, 2013, patients with an abnormal DRE and/or serum PSA level of >2.5 ng/mL underwent transrectal prostate needle biopsy. Samples with positive imprint cytology but negative ...
Su Henry Kangming HK Thyroid, Head and Neck Cancer (THANC) Foundation, New York, New York, United States ; - - 2014
The use of high-resolution ultrasound (US) imaging is a mainstay of the initial evaluation and long-term management of thyroid nodules and thyroid cancer. To fully capitalize on the diagnostic capabilities of an ultrasound examination in the context of thyroid disease, many clinicians consider it desirable to establish a universal format ...
Huang Yan-Ping YP Department of Urology, Renji Hospital, School of Medicine, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai Institute of Andrology, Shanghai, - - 2014
The premature ejaculation diagnostic tool (PEDT) was developed to standardize the diagnosis of PE and has been applied in many countries. However, a linguistic validation of the Chinese version of PEDT does not exist. This study aims to undertake the Chinese validation of the PEDT and to evaluate its association ...
Sessa Barbara B Department of Cardiovascular and Emergency Radiology, San Camillo Hospital, Circonvallazione Gianicolense 87, 00152, Rome, Italy, - - 2014
This study was undertaken to evaluate the accuracy of contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) in the detection and grading of abdominal traumatic lesions in patients with low-energy isolated abdominal trauma in comparison with baseline ultrasound (US) and contrast-enhanced multidetector computed tomography (CE-MDCT), considered the gold standard. A total of 256 consecutive patients ...
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