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Sandrasegaran Kumar K Indiana University School of Medicine, 550 N University Blvd, UH 0279, Indianapolis, IN, 46202, USA, - - 2014
Hematologic malignancies are relatively uncommon neoplasms of abdominal soft tissue. This article discusses the clinical and imaging features of pancreatic lymphoma, pancreatic extraosseous multiple myeloma, granulocytic sarcoma (chloroma), posttransplant lymphoproliferative disorder, and Castleman disease. The combination of imaging findings and the appropriate clinical presentation should allow the radiologist to raise ...
Limwattana Sorawan S Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Prince of Songkla University, Hat Yai, - - 2014
Major complications of a percutaneous kidney biopsy are infrequent but warrant early detection and appropriate treatment. We herein report a patient who developed urinoma following kidney biopsy in the effort to emphasize the paramount importance for practitioners to recognize this complication. Prompt diagnosis and proper management of urinoma following kidney ...
Naito Yoshiki Y Department of Pathology, St. Mary's Hospital, Kurume, Fukuoka 830-8543, - - 2014
Vascular neoplasms of the pancreas are extremely rare and usually manifest as symptomatic, cystic lesions. This study presents a case that includes the clinicopathologic information used to discriminate pancreatic hemangioma from other types of cystic lesion of the pancreas. A 40-year-old female visited hospital with a chief complaint of abdominal ...
Yoshioka Masafumi M Department of Gastrointestinal and Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic Surgery, Nippon Medical - - 2014
A 62-year-old woman, with a past history of long-term non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug use and gastric ulcer, was hospitalized for intestinal obstruction in April 2012. Two stenoses were identified in the ileum in association with small intestinal ulcers, and she underwent partial resection of the small intestine. Histologically, the two lesions ...
Iemoto Takao T Department of Gastroenterology, Kita-Harima Medical - - 2014
A 73-year-old man visited our hospital for consultation regarding a pancreatic tumor. Abdominal computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, and endoscopic ultrasound scan (EUS) revealed tumor 2 cm in diameter located in the pancreatic tail. EUS-guided fine needle aspiration (EUS-FNA) suggested pancreatic mixed acinar-endocrine carcinoma, and he underwent distal pancreatectomy. Few ...
Tohya Toshimitsu T Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kumamoto Rosai Hospital, Kumamoto, - - 2014
We report a rare, simultaneous occurrence of benign metastasizing leiomyoma in the lung and retroperitoneum in a 49-year-old woman who had previously undergone myomectomy at 35 years of age and hysterectomy at 45 years of age for multiple recurrences of histologically benign uterine leiomyomas. At 49 years of age, computed tomography-guided biopsy indicated ...
Ha Tae Kwun TK Departments of General Surgery, Busan Paik Hospital, Inje University College of Medicine, Busan, - - 2014
We report an extremely rare case of papillary thyroid microcarcinoma (PTMC) in the thyroid Epub ahead of print pyramidal lobe (TPL). A 48-year-old woman underwent ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration for a small thyroid nodule in the right lobe in local clinic, and it revealed a malignant cytology. On preoperative ultrasonography for ...
Chopra Rajan R *The Laboratory Department, The Histopathology Laboratory, King Fahad Hospital Hofuf, Al-Hassa; and †The Dermatology Department, King Fahad Hospital Hofuf, Al-Hassa, Saudi - - 2014
: A case of nevus lipomatosus cutaneous superficialis is presented, wherein the lesion occurred as a gluteal swelling in a 6-year-old boy. On histopathology examination, it consisted of typical superficial expanses of mature adipose tissue in the papillary dermis of the polypoidal lesion. It was accompanied by 2 unusual findings, ...
Tu Yi-An YA Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, National Taiwan University Hospital and National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, - - 2014
Diphallia poses several surgical, psychological, and esthetic issues. Currently, diphallia is only diagnosed after birth. We present a true diphallia in one fetus of dichorionic twins noted at 23 weeks of gestation. In this fetus, two phallus-like protrusions and a bifid scrotum, as well as a duplicated collecting system of ...
Exarchos Georgios D GD Department of Cellular Pathology, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, United - - 2014
The handling of industrial asbestos related post mortems may be complex. The role of the pathologist in such cases is disease diagnosis and causation. Pseudomesothelioma is a term for a non-mesothelial tumour with diffuse serosal growth which mimics bonafide mesothelioma. This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.
Santini Mario M Thoracic Surgery Unit, Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy - - 2014
Surgery is the treatment of choice for management of pulmonary hydatid cysts. Total pericystectomy provided the best results concerning the recurrence of the disease, but haemorrhagia and air leak during dissection of the pericystic space are the main disadvantages of such a method. To avoid these complications, we proposed the ...
Ananthanarayanan Vijayalakshmi V From the Department of Pathology, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, - - 2014
To examine carbonic anhydrase IX (CAIX), a marker of renal cell carcinoma that recently has been described in malignant effusions. Pleural and peritoneal fluids with the following diagnoses-reactive (n = 23), carcinoma (n = 17), and "suspicious for mesothelioma" (n = 4)-were immunostained for CAIX, calretinin, Ber-EP4, and MOC31. A ...
Isosaka Mai M Department of Gastroenterology, Otaru Municipal - - 2014
A 60-year-old woman underwent upper gastrointestinal endoscopy for an abnormality identified during routine examination. The lower gastric corpus showed a type 0-I elevated lesion with a faded mucosa and an area of converging mucosal folds in contact with the lesion. Biopsy indicated the former to be a high-grade adenoma and ...
Taheri Diana D Department of Pathology, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences; Isfahan Kidney Diseases Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences; Isfahan, Iran. - - 2014
Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor (IMT) is a rare neoplasm mostly seen in the lungs, but also in extrapulmonary sites. The most common genitourinary site of IMT is the bladder, but it may rarely be seen in the kidneys. We report a case of a 15-year-old girl presented with flank pain and ...
Yaşar Sirin S Department of Dermatology, Haydarpaşa Numune Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi, 34746 Üsküdar, İstanbul, Turkey. - - 2014
Angiolipoleiomyoma (ALLM) is a solid tumor that is mostly derived from muscle tissue. It is often located in the kidneys of patients with tuberous sclerosis; ALLMs located outside the kidneys are very rare. Among the rare presentations are cutaneous ALLMs, which manifest as 1- to 4-cm asymptomatic, acquired, solitary, subcutaneous ...
Yilmaz H - - 2014
Severe hypercalcemia can be life threatening. The causes of hypercalcemia can be divided into seven categories: hyperparathyroidism, vitamin D-related causes, malignancy, medications, other endocrine disorders, genetic disorders, and miscellaneous causes. Evaluation of a patient with hypercalcemia should include a careful history and physical examination focusing on clinical manifestations of hypercalcemia, risk factors ...
Reyes Maria Carolina MC Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, - - 2014
The terminology for reporting human papillomavirus-associated squamous lesions in the cervix, both in tissue samples and cytology specimens, has suffered from many changes throughout the last years creating confusion in interpreting cervical biopsy and cytology reports by clinicians. This review presents a summary and discussion of the current terminology for ...
Yubero Delia D Clinical Biochemistry Department, Hospital Sant Joan de Déu and CIBERER-ISCIII, Barcelona, - - 2014
Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) deficiency appears to have a particularly heterogeneous clinical presentation. However, there appear to be 5 recognisable clinical phenotypes: encephalomyopathy, severe infantile multisystemic disease, nephropathy, cerebellar ataxia, and isolated myopathy. However, although useful, clinical symptoms alone are insufficient for the definitive diagnosis of CoQ10 deficiency which relies upon ...
Devleena Department of Radiation Oncology and Pathology, Saroj Gupta Cancer Centre and Research Institute, Mahatma Gandhi Road, Thakurpukur, Kolkata, West Bengal, - - 2014
A synovial sarcoma (SS) is a rare form of cancer which usually occurs near the joints of the arm, neck, or leg, but has been documented in most human tissues and organs, including the brain, prostate, and heart. Primary pulmonary SS is an extremely rare tumor. We report a case ...
Abd-El Raouf Samar M SM Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Zagazig University, Zagazig, Egypt. Electronic address: - - 2014
Thyroid nodules are common among adults with only a small percentage being malignant and histologically mimic benign nodules. Accurate diagnosis of these thyroid nodules is critical for the proper clinical management. The determination of malignancy in follicular patterned thyroid lesions is based on postoperative histological findings. Therefore, affected patients are ...
Maroun Lisa Leth LL a Rigshospitalet, - - 2014
Abstract This study reports for the first time the incidence and interobserver variation of morphological findings in a series of 34 term placentas from pregnancies with normal outcome used for perfusion studies. Histologic evaluation of placental tissue is challenging, especially when it comes to defining "normal tissue" versus "pathological lesions". ...
Mewa Kinoo Suman S Suman Mewa Kinoo, Kapil Maharaj, Bhugwan Singh, Department of Surgery, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, University of Kwazulu Natal, Durban 4013, South - - 2014
Mucoepidermoid carcinoma (MEC) is a rare primary esophageal malignancy. It is characterized by poor clinical recognition, pre-operative diagnostic challenges and a lack of standardized therapeutic guidelines. We report the clinicopathological features of a hitherto unreported variant of esophageal MEC, sclerosing MEC with "tissue eosinophilia", in a mid-esophageal location in a ...
Ambrosio M R MR Department of Medical Biotechnologies, University of Siena Italy. - - 2014
Gastrointestinal stromal tumors represent a distinct subset of mesenchymal tumours of the gastrointestinal tract. They are more common in the stomach and small intestine, and are characterized by the proliferation of spindle or epithelioid cells and by the expression of CD117. Extra-gastrointestinal stromal tumors are rare and only 13 cases ...
Guerra Germano G Department of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Molise, Via F. De Sanctis 1, 86100 Campobasso, Italy. Electronic address: - - 2014
Ectopic thyroid tissue remains a rare developmental abnormality involving defective or aberrant embryogenesis of the thyroid gland during its passage from the floor of the primitive foregut to its usual final position in pre-tracheal region of the neck. Its specific prevalence accounts about 1 case per 100.000-300.000 persons and one ...
Lim Chor-Shen CS Department of Medical Imaging (H.-C.C.) and the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Taipei Tzuchi Hospital, The Buddhist Tzuchi Medical Foundation, #289 Jianguo Road, Xindian District, New Taipei City 23141, - - 2014
To compare the risk factors of developing a pneumothorax after computed tomography-guided lung biopsy in cases in which aerated lung is traversed and in cases in which aerated lung is not traversed. The records of 381 patients from July 2005-December 2009 were retrospectively reviewed. Multivariable analysis of patient demographic characteristics, ...
Kaseda Kaoru - - 2014
Solitary papilloma of the lung is thought to be a rare benign epithelial tumor, and complete surgical resection is currently the standard treatment for this pathology. However, some cases of papilloma have reportedly shown malignant potential. We report two cases of solitary glandular papilloma of the peripheral lung that were ...
Kubo T T Department of Radiology, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka City University, Japan. Electronic address: - - 2014
Pancreatic cystic lesions are increasingly being detected incidentally because of the increased use of cross-sectional imaging. Squamous-lined cysts of the pancreas (lymphoepithelial cyst, epidermoid cyst, and dermoid cyst) are rare cystic lesions lined with squamous epithelium. Distinguishing squamous-lined cysts from other cystic lesions of the pancreas is important to avoid ...
Makino Isamu I Department of Gastroenterologic Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Science, Kanazawa University Hospital, Kanazawa University, 13-1 Takaramachi, Kanazawa, Ishikawa, 920-8641, Japan, - - 2014
We presented a very rare case of hemangiomatosis of the spleen and intrapancreatic accessory spleen in the tail of the pancreas. A previously healthy 45-year-old woman felt left back pain and received CT scan. Multiple splenic masses and a pancreatic mass in the tail were detected. Both the lesions presented ...
Rodríguez-Villalobos Jenny Carolina JC Departamento de Ecología Marina, Centro de Investigación Científica y de Educación Superior de Ensenada (CICESE) Carretera Ensenada-Tijuana, # 3918, Zona Playitas, C.P. 22860, Ensenada, BC, - - 2014
Coral reefs are threatened by a variety of factors including diseases that have caused significant damage in some regions such as in the Caribbean. At present, no data are available on coral diseases in the Mexican Pacific where Pocillopora spp. is a dominant component of coral communities. Here, we describe ...
Oppliger Samuel S Clinic for Small Animal Internal Medicine, Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Zurich, 8057 Zurich, - - 2014
Objective-To investigate agreement of a feline pancreas-specific lipase assay and a colorimetric lipase assay with a 1,2-o-dilauryl-rac-glycero-3-glutaric acid-(6'-methylresorufin) ester (DGGR) substrate with results of pancreatic ultrasonography in cats with suspicion of pancreatitis. Design-Retrospective case series. Animals-161 client-owned cats with suspicion of pancreatitis. Procedures-Feline pancreas-specific lipase concentration and DGGR lipase activity ...
Reis Laura L Dos LL Thyroid, Head and Neck Cancer Foundation, 10 Union Square East Suite 5B, New - - 2014
Objective Foci of increased radioactive iodine (RAI) uptake in the thyroid bed following total thyroidectomy (TT) indicates residual thyroid tissue that may be benign or malignant. The use of postoperative RAI therapy in the form of remnant ablation, adjuvant therapy or therapeutic intervention is often followed by a post-therapy scan. ...
Cukurova Ibrahim I Department of Otolaryngology, Tepecik Training and Research Hospital, 35460 Tepecik, İzmir, - - 2014
Primary squamous cell carcinoma of the nasal septum is an extremely rare malignancy. In this article, we report a case of 52-year-old female with a complaint of nasal obstruction along with occasional nasal bleeding for one year. Endoscopy showed a 2.5x2 cm perforation originating from the anterior nasal septum. Incisional ...
Eken Alper A Acibadem Adana Hastanesi Urology Department, Adana, - - 2014
Perivascular epithelioid cell tumours (PEComas) are a family of rare mesenchymal tumours arising in various anatomic locations. PEComas are defined by the presence of perivascular epithelioid cells that coexpress muscle and melanotic markers, especially HMB-45. They have unpredictable biological behaviour and are mostly benign, but some tumours can become unresectable ...
Massimo Bongiovanni B 1Institute of Pathology, Locarno, - - 2014
We report a case of an encapsulated, noninvasive, follicular thyroid neoplasia with high-grade features in a 59-year-old man who developed multiple metastases. The 5-cm lesion was originally categorized by thyroid fine-needle aspiration as "suspicious for a follicular lesion" and as a "follicular adenoma" on the subsequent hemithyroidectomy specimen. The high-grade ...
Sugiura Kazumitsu K Department of Dermatology, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, 65 Tsurumai-cho, Showa-, ku, Nagoya, Japan, - - 2014
A 57-year-old Japanese man consulted our hospital with Raynaud's phenomenon. On examination, acral skin sclerosis until the bilateral forearms was prominent. Skin biopsy revealed swollen collagen bundles in the dermis, while autoantibody profiling revealed positive U1-RNP antibody. He was diagnosed with limited cutaneous systemic sclerosis (SSc). A chest radiograph showed ...
Lippert F F Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, Oral Health Research Institute, Indiana University School of Dentistry, 415 Lansing St, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA. Electronic address: - - 2014
The aims of the present laboratory study were twofold: a) to investigate the suitability of Knoop and Vickers surface microhardness (SMH) in comparison to transverse microradiography (TMR) to investigate early enamel caries lesion formation; b) to compare the kinetics of caries lesion initiation and progression between human and bovine enamel. ...
Ağaçkiran Yetkin Y Department of Pathology, Atatürk Chest Diseases and Thoracic Surgery Education and Research Hospital, ANKARA, - - 2014
Benign metastasizing leiomyoma is typically seen in young premenopausal women after a mean period of 15 years following uterine leiomyoma or hysterectomy surgery. They are usually incidentally seen on chest x-rays and are nodular lesions that appear as bilateral nodules with a benign appearance and consist of smooth muscle proliferation. ...
Cormio Luigi - - 2014
Bladder metastases from lung adenocarcinoma are extremely rare; in the seven previously reported cases, the finding of an intact epithelium overlying the bladder tumour was considered suggestive of a secondary lesion. We describe the first case of bladder metastasis from lung adenocarcinoma whereby endoscopic appearance was strongly consistent with primary ...
Zhou Jianqiao J Department of Ultrasound, Ruijin Hospital, School of Medicine, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai, 200025, - - 2014
To evaluate the stiffness of the surrounding tissue of breast lesions using the strain ratio assessment method by ultrasound (US) elastography. This was an institutional ethics committee approved prospective study. A total of 127 breast lesions in 118 women (mean age 48.23 ± 14.32, range 20-90) were examined with conventional and elastographic ...
Tyagi Ruchita R Department of Histopathology, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, - - 2014
Mesenchymal chondrosarcoma of the kidney is a very rare entity with no definite treatment protocol. Herein, we describe one such case with discussion of its diagnosis and management. The patient had a well circumscribed mass in right kidney extending into the inferior vena cava and metastasis to both the lungs. ...
Petrović Sladjana - - 2014
Angiomyolipomas (AML) are benign neoplasms composed of fat, smooth muscle and thick-walled blood vessels in varying proportions. These tumors have a significant female predominance. We reported a 61-year-old man with spontaneous rupture of AML. Computerized tomography revealed a change in morphology of both kidneys. Multiple lesions of fat density with ...
Shanthi Vissa V Associate Professor, Department of Pathology, Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, India - - 2014
Epithelial splenic cysts are uncommon lesions which occur the spleen. The aetiopathogenesis of these cysts is not clear. We are reporting a case of an epithelial cyst which occurred in the spleen in a 40-year-old female, which was multi loculated and which had flattened lining epithelium. Some foci showed squamous ...
Zheng Minjuan M Ultrasound Department, Xijing Hospital, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi'an, China, - - 2014
To evaluate the feasibility and accuracy of high-frequency sonography (US) in diagnosing traumatic brachial plexus (BP) lesions and neoplasms in the adult. Eleven patients with suspected BP closed trauma, 6 patients with BP neoplasm, and 12 healthy volunteers were scanned. The US findings were compared with surgical findings. The interscalene ...
de la Fuente Cristian C Departament de Medicina i Cirurgia Animal, Facultat de Veterinària, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, 08193 Bellaterra, Barcelona, Spain; Fundació Hospital Clínic Veterinari, Facultat de Veterinària, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, 08193 Bellaterra, Barcelona, - - 2014
In human gliomas, tissue factor (TF) is overexpressed, associated with the grade of malignancy and influences tumour biology. Intra-tumoural fibrin/fibrinogen deposition and activation of the fibrinolytic system also play a role in tumour cell proliferation and angiogenesis. The first aim of the present study was to investigate TF expression and ...
Su Lowell L 1Surgical Resident, Department of General Surgery, Marshfield Clinic, Marshfield, Wisconsin, - - 2014
Solitary metastatic pancreatic lesions comprise 0.5 - 3% of all pancreas neoplasms, most commonly arising from primary tumors of the kidney, lung, or colon. Synchronous metastatic pancreatic lesions are exceptionally rare. Only 25 cases of isolated colorectal pancreatic metastasis amenable to resection have been reported, 11 of those in the ...
Thomas Eric J EJ Resident, Division of Foot and Ankle, Department of Orthopedic Surgery and Rehabilitation, University of Florida Health at Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL. Electronic address: - - 2014
Carcinoma cuniculatum is a rarely occurring, low-grade variant of squamous cell carcinoma most commonly found in the forefoot. It should be suspected in the differential diagnosis for chronic nonhealing verrucous wounds. The initial diagnosis of carcinoma cuniculatum is difficult and often delayed and can require repeated histopathologic evaluation by an ...
Marković Vinko V From the *Department of Nuclear Medicine, and †Clinical Institute of Radiology, University Hospital Split, University of Split Medical Faculty, Split, - - 2014
Dual ectopic lingual and sublingual thyroid gland is an extraordinarily rare condition. We present 1 patient with subclinical hypothyroidism. The clinical examination revealed that the thyroid gland was not palpable in its usual cervical location, whereas ultrasonography confirmed an empty thyroid bed without any ectopic thyroid tissue in the rest ...
Kujawa A A Institute of Veterinary Pathology, Freie Universität Berlin, Robert-von-Ostertag-Straße 15, 14163 Berlin, - - 2014
Feline lung tumours are currently subclassified according to the criteria of the World Health Organisation, but this scheme contains overlap in the tumour phenotype. The aims of the present study were to re-evaluate the histological features of feline lung tumours and to correlate these with expression of the markers thyroid ...
Geisinger Kim R KR Piedmont Pathology Associates, Hickory, NC, USA, - - 2014
A 50-year-old woman underwent a fine-needle aspiration biopsy for progressive enlargement of the left thyroid lobe which was cystic and solid on ultrasound exam. The smears contained innumerable eosinophilic leukocytes along with lymphocytes, Hurthle cells, cells from a papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC), and atypical glandular and squamous cells. The cytologic ...
Ryan S S Departments of Otolaryngology, Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital, Dublin 2, Ireland, - - 2014
Treatment for primary hyperparathyroidism necessitates complete excision of involved parathyroid tissue. Simultaneous thyroidectomy may also be required in order to optimise operative access and/or where suspicion of synchronous abnormal thyroid pathology exists. We sought to determine how often simultaneous removal of thyroid tissue was required during parathyroidectomy and the nature ...
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