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Kim Eui Bae EB Institution for Digestive Research, Digestive Disease Center, Department of Internal Medicine, Soonchunhyang University Hospital, Soonchunhyang University College of Medicine, Seoul, - - 2014
Primary fallopian tube carcinoma (PFTC) is a rare gynecological cancer that is very difficult to diagnose preoperatively. Here, we report the case of a 66-year-old female patient with PFTC that was diagnosed preoperatively on the basis of the characteristic features on endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) elastography and fine needle biopsy (FNB). ...
Hayashi Seishu S Division of Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Tokyo Metropolitan Cancer and Infectious Diseases Center, Komagome Hospital; Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, Tokyo Metropolitan Health and Medical Treatment Corporation Ookubo - - 2014
Small, round, yellowish-white nodules (YWNs) are frequently observed in H. pylori -associated gastritis. The aim of this study was to investigate the clinical meaning of these YWNs. Participants comprised 211 patients with H. pylori-associated gastritis, ranging in age from 23 to 86 years. YWNs were detected in 23% of participants, ...
Tokura Y Y Department of Dermatology, Hamamatsu University School of Medicine, 1-20-1 Handayama, Higashi-ku, Hamamatsu, 431-3192, - - 2014
Immunoglobulin G4 (IgG4)-related disease (IgG4-RD) is a recently established clinical entity characterized by high levels of circulating IgG4 and tissue infiltration of IgG4(+) plasma cells. IgG4-RD exhibits a distinctive fibro-inflammatory change involving multiple organs, such as pancreas, and salivary and lacrimal glands. The skin lesions of IgG4-RD have been poorly ...
Yoshii Shunsuke S Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Osaka University Graduate School of - - 2014
White opaque substance (WOS) is observed in the gastric neoplasia of 0-IIa type using a magnifying endoscopy with narrow band imaging (NBI-ME). Colonic and duodenal neoplasms with WOS have also been reported. Immunohistochemical examination with adipophilin reveals WOS in gastric neoplasms represents lipid droplets and WOS is specific for the ...
Campbell Ross T RT BHF Cardiovascular Research Centre, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland, - - 2014
Careful consideration must be given when diagnosing heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HF-PEF). HF-PEF diagnosis is challenging and essentially a diagnosis of exclusion, with comorbidities potentially making the diagnosis more difficult. This article describes the comorbidities commonly associated with HF-PEF, the potential influence of these comorbidities on morbidity and ...
Chhabra Namrata N Department of Dermatology and STD, University College of Medical Sciences and GTB Hospital (University of Delhi), Delhi, - - 2014
We present here a case of inflammatory nevus comedonicus (NC) in a young male distributed along the Blaschko's lines only over the right lower limb and associated with epidermoid cysts. The case was unique in terms of isolated involvement of lower limb and the rare association of epidermoid cyst.
Agarwal Manisha M Department of Vitreoretina, Dr. Shroff's Charity Eye Hospital, Daryaganj, New Delhi, - - 2014
Choroidal osteoma is a rare benign tumor. We report a male child diagnosed with bilateral choroidal osteoma, high myopia and secondary choroidal neovascularization (CNV) membrane in one eye. Co-existence of posterior staphyloma made the clinical diagnosis of choroidal osteoma difficult due to the osteoma filling the depression of the posterior ...
Lee Seung-Hwa SH Professor, Health Promotion Centre, Ajou University Hospital and Ajou University School of Medicine, South - - 2014
Most ectopic sebaceous glands have been reported in the tissues of ectodermal origin. However, there are relatively a few reports of ectopic sebaceous glands in the oesophagus, an organ of endodermal origin. We report the case of an asymptomatic 54-year-old man with ectopic oesophageal sebaceous glands. These lesions were incidentally ...
Pan Lorraine Y LY Department of Surgical Pathology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, - - 2014
We report a unique case of Rosai-Dorfman disease (sinus histiocytosis with massive lymphadenopathy) involving the uterus. A 63-yr-old female with a history of parathyroid adenoma and cavernous sinus meningioma underwent total abdominal hysterectomy for a possible uterine malignancy. The histologic findings consisted of a nodular, mass-like infiltration of the myometrium ...
De Keyzer Bart B Department of Radiology, UZ Leuven, Campus Gasthuisberg; Leuven, Belgium - - - 2014
We describe three cases of incidentally found lesions in the dural venous sinuses on magnetic resonance imaging, that other had erroneously considered pathological entities. We made the diagnosis of giant arachnoid granulations. The differential diagnosis with thrombosis or intrasinusal tumoral lesions was easily made on the basis of three typical ...
Fallah Mohammad M Department of Parasitology and Mycology, Hamedan University of Medical Sciences, Hamedan, IR - - 2014
The protoscoleces of fertile hydatid cysts are considered as major risks in surgery and producing secondary cysts if rupture the cyst during operation and, cause infecting the dogs with adult worm if eaten by this animal. Bacterial infection of the hydatid fluid can lead to sterilization of the cyst. The ...
Bhadauria Madhu M Madhu Bhadauria, Regional Institute of Ophthalmology and Sitapur Eye Hospital , Sitapur , - - 2014
ABSTRACT Extramedullary plasmacytoma is a rare plasma cell malignancy, comprising 3% of the whole group. The involvement of orbit is even rarer since 80% of extramedullary plasmacytoma have been reported from upper respiratory tract, followed by gastrointestinal tract. The disease is thrice more common in males than females and is ...
Yagishita Atsushi A Department of Gastroenterology, Endoscopy Division, National Cancer Center Hospital East, Chiba, - - 2014
Now that narrow-band imaging (NBI) is reportedly useful for detecting superficial-type esophageal or head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (SCC), we have also used NBI to detect non-carcinomatous lesions, such as basal cell hyperplasia (BCH) accompanied by microvascular irregularities; these non-carcinomatous lesions were pathologically discriminated from squamous cell carcinoma of ...
Janczar Karolina K Chair and Department of Pathomorphology, Medical University of Lodz, Lodz, Poland. Electronic address: - - 2014
Supratentorial neurenteric cyst is a rare congenital lesion. We report here a case of a 33-year-old female who presented with seizures. A multicystic lesion in the left premotor cortex with moderate contrast enhancement was demonstrated with MRI. Microscopically, the lesion showed small cystic structures filled with a proteinaceous fluid. The ...
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 ...
Rosina Paolo P Paolo Rosina, MD Department of Biomedical and Surgical Sciences Dermatology and Venereology Section, University of Verona, Piano Terra Piazzale A. Stefani 1 37126 Verona, Italy; - - 2014
Pyoderma gangrenosum (PG) is a rare neutrophilic dermatosis of unknown etiology with distinct clinical manifestations, frequently associated with systemic diseases. Four clinical and histological variants have been described: ulcerative, pustular, bullous, and vegetative. We report on a case of superficial granulomatous pyoderma (SGP), a vegetative form of PG, in a ...
Al-Faky Yasser H YH Department of Ophthalmology, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi - - 2014
Retiform hemangioendothelioma (RH) is a distinct entity in the spectrum of vascular tumors with a high local recurrence rate. It is considered a low-grade, well-differentiated cutaneous angiosarcoma with low metastatic potential. We report here for the first time a case of medial canthus recurrent RH. It may be helpful in ...
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 ...
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 ...
Jaafari-Ashkavandi Zohreh Z Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, School of Dentistry, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, SHIRAZ, - - 2014
Objective: The aim of this study is to evaluate the caveolin-1 expression in a group of odontogenic cysts and tumors. Material and Method: In this cross-sectional study, the expression of caveolin-1 was evaluated immunohistochemically in 75 samples including 18 cases of dentigerous cyst, 18 odontogenic keratocysts, 3 orthokeratinized odontogenic cysts, ...
Brezinski Elizabeth A EA Department of Dermatology, Davis Health System, University of California, 3301 C Street, Suite 1400, Sacramento, CA 95816, - - 2014
Importance. Cutaneous and systemic plasmacytosis are rare conditions of unknown etiology with characteristic red-brown skin lesions and a mature polyclonal plasma cell infiltrate within the dermis. Perineural plasma cell infiltrates may be a histologic clue to the diagnosis of cutaneous plasmacytosis. Observations. Our patient had a five-year history of persistent ...
Mishra Sudhansu Sekhar SS Department of Neurosurgery, Shrirama Chandra Bhanj Medical College and Hospital, Cuttack, Odisha, - - 2014
Dorsal dermal sinus is a rare, congenital lesion found most frequently in the lumbosacral followed by the occipital regions. It is rarely localized at the thoracic level. We report a rare case of thoracic congenital dermal sinus (CDS) associated with an intramedullary dermoid cyst in a 2-year-old male child, who ...
Yilmaz Baran B Cizre State Hospital, Department of Neurosurgery, Sirnak, - - 2014
Adeloye-Odeku disease is composed of dermoid cyst over anterior fontanelle, first described in 1971. We present an 11-year-old girl with a soft, fluctuant swelling over bregma. The lesion content was isointense to cerebrospinal fluid on both T2W and FLAIRW images. There was a lytic area under the lesion, seen on ...
Nakaoku Yuriko Y Department of Neurology, Otsu Red-Cross - - 2014
A 39 year-old man was admitted to this hospital because of severe headache and vomiting. He had been suffering from lumbago about one month previously, and diplopia ten days previously. The neurological examination revealed disturbance of right eye abduction, no nuchal rigidity. The cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) at the time of ...
Patel Ramnik V RV Department of Paediatric Urology, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK Department of Paediatric Urology, Great Ormond Street Children Hospital NHS Trust, London, - - 2014
A case of acute sigmoid volvulus in a 14-year-old adolescent girl presenting with acute low large bowel obstruction with a background of chronic constipation has been presented. Abdominal radiograph and CT scan helped in diagnosis. She underwent emergency colonoscopic detorsion and decompression uneventfully. Lower gastrointestinal contrast study showed very redundant ...
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 ...
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 S Satomi Koizumi, Terumi Kamisawa, Sawako Kuruma, Taku Tabata, Kazuro Chiba, Susumu Iwasaki, Yuka Endo, Go Kuwata, Koichi Koizumi, Department of Internal Medicine, Tokyo Metropolitan Komagome Hospital, Tokyo 113-8677, - - 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, ...
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