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Knauf Y Y Clinic for Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Andrology of Large and Small Animals with Veterinary Ambulance, Justus-Liebig-University, Giessen, Germany; Pathology Unit, German Primate Center, Leibniz-Institute for Primate Research, Goettingen, - - 2014
A total of 73 bitches with ovarian cysts were ovariohysterectomized. Cysts were characterized by gross pathology and endocrine parameters. Therefore, oestradiol-17ß and progesterone concentrations were assessed in cyst-fluid and corresponding blood plasma in each bitch. Our data demonstrated that multiple cysts were often present in a single individual (82%) and ...
Sakurai Yohei Y Department of Nephrology-Urology, Azabu University Veterinary Teaching - - 2014
A 9-year-old female dog was referred to Azabu University Veterinary Teaching Hospital for dysuria and dyschezia after ovariohysterectomy. After a series of diagnostic imaging, vaginal obstruction was suspected by vaginal fluid retention. Surgical repair was attempted three times to establish patency through the vagina and the vestibule by episiotomy and ...
Krenke Rafal R Interventional Pulmonology Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, Pneumonology and Allergology, Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland. Electronic address: - - 2014
The high diagnostic yield and favorable safety profile of endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial forceps biopsy of the mediastinal lymph nodes have been recently demonstrated. We report an unusual technical problem during endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial forceps biopsy that could be a prerequisite for severe complications. A rupture of the steering band precluded ...
Dite Petr P Academic Center of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital Ostrava and Faculty of Medicine, University of Ostrava, Czech - - 2014
Autoimmune pancreatitis (AIP) is the specific type of chronic pancreatitis due to autoimmune background and mechanism.Characteristics: The main clinical symptoms of AIP are obstructive jaundice and abdominal discomfort. The typical histological findings are lymphocytes and IgG4 plasma cells infiltration, fibrosis and venulitis within pancreatic gland. Plasma level of IgG4 is ...
Lim Li-Anne - - 2014
The treatment of uveal melanoma has seen a shift towards eye conserving treatments. Efforts have been made towards the identification of patients at high risk of metastatic disease with the use of prognostic fine needle biopsy, Monosomy 3 a risk factor for metastatic death thought to occur early in the ...
Cataland Spero R SR Department of Medicine, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, United States. Electronic address: - - 2014
Historically, attempts were made to differentiate acquired thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) from atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS) based upon the age at presentation and the presence of neurologic or renal injury. Although these means of differentiating acquired TTP from aHUS have now been demonstrated to be inaccurate, there were no ...
Jo Vickie Y VY Department of Pathology, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, - - 2014
Adenocarcinoma can be challenging to distinguish from malignant mesothelioma in effusions, and this distinction often requires ancillary studies and clinical correlation. Immunohistochemistry for claudin-4, a tight-junction-associated protein, has recently been shown to distinguish adenocarcinoma from malignant mesothelioma, mostly in surgical specimens. Our aim was to validate and assess the immunoreactivity ...
Oguri Hikaru H Department of Internal Medicine, Koseiren Namerikawa - - 2014
A 77-year-old man with primary biliary cirrhosis was admitted to our hospital with a complaint of dysphagia. Upper gastrointestinal endoscopy revealed multiple ulcers in the oral cavity and pharynx, with circumferential ulceration in the cervical and upper thoracic esophagus. It was difficult to pass the endoscope through the upper thoracic ...
Carmo Maria Auxiliadora Vieira do - - 2014
This study sought to assess and compare retrospective demographic and clinical data of oral lesions of lichen planus, pemphigus vulgaris, and mucous membrane pemphigoid from the records of the Department of Oral Pathology and Surgery, School of Dentistry, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil, covering a period of 55 years. ...
Mori Yasuhisa Y Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health. Kitakyushu, Japan. - - 2014
Somatostatinoma is a rare neoplasm of the pancreas. Preoperative diagnosis is often difficult. We report a 72-year-old woman with a pancreatic head tumor measuring 37 mm in diameter, and enlargement of the lymph nodes on the anterior surface of the pancreatic head and the posterior surface of the horizontal part ...
Li Lian-Xi LX Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Shanghai Diabetes Institute; Shanghai Clinical Center for Diabetes; Shanghai key Laboratory of Diabetes Mellitus, Shanghai Jiao Tong University Affiliated Sixth People's Hospital, 600 Yishan Road, Shanghai 200233, China. - - 2014
A diagnosis of subacute thyroiditis is readily considered when patients present with a particular set of typical clinical characteristics. Subacute thyroiditis sometimes presents as a solitary cold nodule; however, the presence of a hot nodule in patients with subacute thyroiditis is exceedingly rare. Here, the case of a 57-year-old woman ...
Kumar Piyush P Katihar Medical College. - - 2014
A 5-year-old boy presented with widespread asymptomatic hyperpigmented verrucous plaques since 3 months of age. The lesions were distributed in a linear manner along Blaschko's lines on trunk and extremities and were accentuated in flexures and around joints. There was no history of blistering or redness and no other family ...
Sorensen Eric P - - 2014
A previously healthy 8-month-old Hispanic boy presented with a 5-day history of an erythematous, non-pruritic papular eruption on both legs. The eruption was initially diagnosed as impetigo by his primary care practitioner but progressed despite trimethoprim / sulfamethoxazole therapy, with extension to the face, trunk, and all extremities. When the ...
Low Soo Fin SF Department of Radiology, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Medical Centre, Cheras, Kuala Lumpur, - - 2014
Midgut malrotation commonly presents in the neonatal period, and rarely manifests its symptoms in adulthood with an estimated incidence of 0.2-0.5%. Nevertheless, the symptoms are non-specific with no strong pointers towards the clinical diagnosis. Consequently, the diagnosis is usually disclosed with imaging or surgery. We report a case of small ...
Husain Aliya N AN The University of Chicago Medical Center, 5841 South Maryland Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA. Electronic address: - - 2013
Mesothelial hyperplasia (MH) and fibrosing pleuritis (FP) can be difficult to distinguish from epithelioid (MM-E) and sarcomatoid (MM-S) malignant pleural mesotheliomas. GLUT-1 has shown variable results regarding its sensitivity and specificity when used to evaluate mesothelial proliferations. We evaluated the utility of GLUT-1 immunostaining in differentiating MH and FP from ...
Mori Hirohito H Hirohito Mori, Hideki Kobara, Noriko Nishiyama, Shintaro Fujihara, Tae Matsunaga, Maki Ayagi, Tatsuo Yachida, Tsutomu Masaki, Departments of Gastroenterology and Neurology, Kagawa University School of Medicine, Kagawa 761-0793, - - 2013
There are many case reports on colon diverticula that cause irritable bowel syndrome, constipation, bleeding, diverticulitis, stricture due to multiple recurrences of diverticulitis, and perforation. However, few articles have examined neoplasms that arise from a diverticulum, such as adenoma and adenocarcinoma, and there have been no reports of granulation polyps ...
Singh Rajvinder R Rajvinder Singh, Asif Hussain, Department of Gastroenterology, Lyell McEwin Hospital, Adelaide, South Australia 5112, - - 2013
Endoscopy plays an important role in the diagnosis and management of gastrointestinal (GI) tract disorders. Chromoendoscopy has proven to be superior to white light endoscopy for early detection of various GI lesions. This has however been fraught with problems. The use of color stains, time taken to achieve an effect ...
Tran Tien Anh N - - 2013
Pigmented lesions of the uterine cervix (UC) have not been systematically studied in the literature. Over an 18-mo period, we prospectively investigated the histologic spectrum of all macroscopically visible pigmented lesions of the UC. The incidence of pigmented UC was 1.6% (33/2118). Histologic examination revealed 32 cases (97%) with a ...
Hasegawa Daisuke - - 2013
A 79-year-old man presented with constipation and anal bleeding. Colonoscopy revealed a reddish submucosal tumor of the transverse colon that was 20mm in diameter. Magnified endoscopy with narrow-band imaging (NBI) of the tumor surface revealed a type I pit pattern with decreased density and dilated tree-like microvessels. Furthermore, endoscopic ultrasonography ...
Collett M G - - 2013
Cattle grazing turnips or other brassica forage crops occasionally develop hepatogenous photosensitization. In New Zealand, cases of bovine photosensitization associated with such crops frequently occur during late summer and fall, and this coincides with the facial eczema (sporidesmin toxicosis) "season." Clinical chemistry findings in acute photosensitization cases associated with both ...
Abdullgaffar Badr B Pathology Section, Rashid Hospital, Dubai, UAE. Electronic address: - - 2013
We aimed to investigate the prevalence and spectrum of unusual benign neoplasms and tumor-like lesions presenting as vulvar polyps and papules, to study their clinical, pathologic, hormonal, and developmental features and whether they have important associations with other pathologic lesions or clinical diseases. We conducted a retrospective review study of ...
Bing Li - - 2013
Three female infants, aged 13, 7 and 18 mo respectively with acquired ileal atresia induced by adhesive small bowel obstruction are reported. Case 1 was diagnosed with urachal cyst and cyst excision was performed when she was 7-mo-old. Case 2 was diagnosed with mesenteric cyst and cyst excision was performed by ...
Shum Jonathan W JW Assistant Professor, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX, USA. Electronic address: - - 2013
Lymphoma of the parotid gland is a relatively rare occurrence among head and neck tumors. Presentation is indistinguishable from other swellings of the parotid gland; therefore, it is important to consider lymphoma in the differential diagnosis when examining parotid swellings. Parotid lymphomas are most likely to be B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma ...
Sendo Sho - - 2013
This report concerns a case of granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA) (Wegener's granulomatosis (WG)) with bronchus narrowing. Although nasal biopsy had been performed three times, no positive histology for GPA (WG) could be obtained. Flexible bronchoscopy revealed diffuse erythema, edema of the mucosa and stenosis of the right mainstem bronchus. Transbronchial ...
Tajima Kouhei - - 2013
Plasma cell neoplasms can present as a single lesion (solitary plasmacytoma) or as multiple lesions (multiple myeloma). Solitary plasmacytoma is a rare plasma cell neoplasm. There are 2 separate entities, dependent on the location of the lesion originating in either bone or extramedullary soft tissue. It is defined as a ...
Bakkour W - - 2013
A 50-year old man with skin phototype II presented with a two year history of asymptomatic purple plaques on the nose. He was otherwise well with no significant previous medical or dermatological history. Examination revealed multiple purple to brown plaques and nodules on the nose resulting in nasal contour distortion ...
Koizumi Satomi - - 2013
In immunoglobulin G4 (IgG4)-related disease (RD), organ enlargement or nodular lesions consisting of abundant infiltration of lymphocytes and IgG4-positive plasma cells and fibrosis are seen in various organs. Although infiltration of many IgG4-positive plasma cells is detected in the gastric and colonic mucosa and major duodenal papilla of patients with ...
Mackay Devin D - - 2013
An 82-year-old woman presented with bilateral, symmetric posterior circulation infarctions secondary to giant cell arteritis (GCA). Her atypical clinical presentation included a lack of headache and fever, but she exhibited signs of systemic illness including generalized weakness, cachexia, apathy, and anemia. Laboratory testing revealed a markedly elevated erythrocyte sedimentation rate, ...
Steeil James C - - 2013
A 13-yr-old intact male African lion (Panthera leo) presented with a 4-mo history of left maxillary lip swelling. On physical examination, a 10-cm-diameter, ulcerated, round, firm, and pigmented mass at the level of the left maxillary canine tooth was noticed. All other organ systems examined were within normal limits. Multiple ...
Kang Bong Joo - - 2013
The aim of this study is to evaluate the clinical characteristics and ultrasonographic findings of band-like interposing fat as well as to identify additional approaches for its diagnosis. This study included 26 confirmed cases of band-like interposing fat from June 2008 to June 2010. A retrospective analysis was performed to ...
Wu Rong - - 2013
The aim of this study was to evaluate the diagnostic performance of SonoVue-enhanced ultrasonography in the follow-up of rabbit kidney lesions induced by percutaneous radiofrequency ablation. New Zealand rabbits (28) underwent percutaneous radiofrequency ablation (RFA) to generate renal lesions. Lesions were evaluated by conventional 2D ultrasound and contrast-enhanced ultrasonography (CEUS) ...
Thom Graham - - 2013
A 31-year old man presented with swelling and purpura of the dorsum of the hands following sun exposure. There was a preceding lifelong history of photosensitivity, but this episode, which occurred after the recent commencement of oral iron therapy, and after recent alcohol ingestion, was much more severe than any ...
Andrews Weston - - 2013
Mesothelioma is a malignant growth of mesothelial cells found in the serosal membrane of pleural, peritoneal and pericardial surfaces as a result of prolonged exposure to asbestos. Malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) typically presents itself in a diffuse pattern of growth over the pleura of the lung or in more rare ...
Bilgili Serap Gunes - - 2013
Lichen nitidus (LN) is a rare skin disorder presenting with multiple, small and bright papules located on the chest, abdomen, penis glans and upper extremities. It usually presents with limited involvement; however, it can present as generalized involvement. There is no consensus on treatment. Corticosteroid, astemizole, phototherapy has been used; ...
Stoopler Eric T - - 2013
Oral lichenoid lesions (OLLs) are a diverse group of disorders that may be attributed to an autoimmune etiology, underlying systemic disease, or in association with an identifiable causative agent, such as a medication, food product, or dental material. OLLs commonly present with striae, erythema, and/or ulceration on affected oral mucosa ...
Ueyama Hiroya - - 2013
The endoscopic findings of gastric hyperplastic polyps (HPs) with dysplasia have not been well-defined, and the clinical significance of these lesions, including their malignant potential, is unclear. In this report, we describe a case of a white opaque substance (WOS)-positive gastric HP with dysplasia. A 76-year-old woman was referred to ...
Choi Ji Eun - - 2013
Endodermal cyst is a rare developmental cyst of the CNS, such as a Rathke cleft and colloid cyst lined by columnar epithelium of presumed endodermal origin. Intracranial endodermal cysts are rare, and most are found in the posterior fossa. The authors report a case of petroclival endodermal cyst with extensive ...
El Naderi S - - 2013
Laryngeal plasmacytosis (LP) is a rare benign lesion of mature polyclonal plasma cells, which should be differentiated from extramedullary plasmacytoma. Isolated laryngeal plasmacytosis was discovered in a 59-year-old woman, free of symptoms other than chronic hoarseness. Histological presentation, treatment modalities and prognosis are discussed. Laryngeal plasmacytosis is a rare benign ...
K┼člal Fatih Mehmet - - 2013
Hamartoma is an extremely rare congenital malformation of the larynx. Hamartomas of the nasal cavity or nasopharynx are classified as epithelial, mesenchymal, and mixed epithelial and mesenchymal types. Presenting symptoms result from airway obstruction and may include slowly rising respiratory distress, stridor, changes in voice, eating, and activity levels. We ...
Cohen Philip R - - 2013
Background: The absence or loss of elastic fibers in the skin is referred to as dermal elastolysis. Purpose: This paper describes a woman with a distinctive clinical presentation of mid-dermal elastolysis characterized morphologically by multiple horizontal raised bands on the lower back. Methods: A 20-year-old Filipino woman presented with multiple ...
Madruga Dias João - - 2013
Pigmented Vilonodular Synovitis is a rare clinical entity characterized as a synovial membrane benign tumour, despite possible aggressive presentation with articular destruction. The localized variant is four times less frequent and the shoulder involvement is uncommon. We present the case of a Caucasian 59 year-old patient, who presented with left ...
Salamone Giuseppe - - 2013
Abdominal cocoon is a rare cause of intestinal obstruction usually diagnosed incidentally at laparotomy. It manifests by forming a membrane that typically encases the small bowel loops, leading to mechanical obstruction. Preoperative diagnosis is difficult. The etiology of this condition is not well understood; however, it is a form of ...
Kim Ryuh Sup - - 2013
Lipoma arborescens (LA) is a rare benign lesion of unknown etiology. It is characterized histologically by villous proliferation of the synovial membrane and diffuse replacement of the subsynovial tissue by mature fat cells. This condition affects the knee joint most commonly. Cases involving other locations including glenohumeral joint,[1] hip,[2] elbow,[3] ...
Lal Richa - - 2013
An aberrant biliary ductal and vascular anatomy presents a technical challenge for choledochal cyst (CDC) surgery. Mismanagement may have unfavourable implications. This study highlights the spectrum, approach to their identification and management. Forty of 117 (34 %) cases were identified to have an aberrant biliary ductal (n = 17) or arterial (n = 26) anatomy; ...
Schäfer F K W - - 2013
Purpose: To determine the benefit of ShearWave™ Elastography (SWE™) in the ultrasound characterization of BI-RADS® 3 breast lesions in a diagnostic population.Materials and Methods: 303 BI-RADS® 3 lesions (mean size: 13.2 mm, SD: 7.5 mm) from the multicenter BE1 prospective study population were analyzed: 201 (66 %) had cytology or ...
Cai Yifeng - - 2013
A 67-year-old woman presented with fever, purpura, and confusion. A preliminary diagnosis of thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) was made on the basis of clinical presentation and lab findings, such as reduced platelet count, increased bilirubin, and so on. She was treated with therapeutic plasma exchange (TPE) and methylprednisolone. During the ...
Gill Pelvender - - 2013
We describe filiform polyps (FPs) in a series of defunctioned rectums with diversion colitis. A 6-year search of all defunctioned rectal resection specimens revealed 8 cases with 17 macroscopically observed FPs. They occurred in 4 females and 4 males aged between 12 and 64 years. Four had defunctioning colostomies for ...
Omae Masami - - 2013
It has been described that most cases of Barrett's esophageal adenocarcinoma in Japan are cases of Barrett's esophageal adenocarcinoma on a background of short-segment Barrett's esophagus, frequently occurring rostrad to Barrett's epithelium, adjacent to the squamous epithelium of the right wall of the esophagogastric junction. Barrett's esophageal adenocarcinoma may spread ...
Hirasawa Dai - - 2013
We herein report a rare case of very small Barrett's adenocarcinoma. A 65-year-old man underwent surveillance esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) 3 years after endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) for superficial Barrett's adenocarcinoma, which revealed a very small reddish area in the mucosa, 2 mm in diameter, in long-segment Barrett's esophagus. The EGD carried out ...
Takahashi Akiko - - 2013
A 40-year-old man was referred to our hospital for detailed examination of a protuberant lesion in long-segment Barrett's esophagus (LSBE). Under white light endoscopy (WLE) the lesion appeared as a protuberant lesion with a rough surface and was diagnosed as 0-IIa-type tumor suspected to be a well-differentiated adenocarcinoma. A regular ...
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