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Manino Paul M PM Texas Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists, Houston, TX (P.M.); Texas Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory, College Station, TX (F.O., M.F., A.S.); and Veterinary Specialist of North Texas, Dallas, TX - - 2014
A 6 yr old female Labrador retriever was evaluated for an acute onset of difficulty walking and a head tilt. Initial physical examination revealed bilateral retinal detachment, a left-sided head tilt, positional rotary nystagmus, and lumbar hyperpathia. Pertinent preliminary diagnostic findings included systemic hypertension, bony lysis and adjacent sclerosis of ...
Abu Gharbyah Alaa' Z AZ Alpha Clinic, Private Practice Limited to Periodontology and Dental Implants, Ramallah, - - 2014
Peripheral Giant Cell Granuloma (PGCG) is the most common giant cell lesion found in the jaws; it originates from the connective tissue of the periosteum or from the periodontal ligament in response to local chronic irritation. Early and accurate diagnosis of these lesions allows for conservative management without compromising adjacent ...
Bouma Wobbe - - 2014
A 45-year-old caucasian man with progressive dyspnea appeared to have a giant intrathoracic cyst in the anterior mediastinum encasing the heart and compressing both lungs. He underwent succesful removal of the cyst through a median sternotomy. Recovery was uneventful. Gross examination revealed a thin-walled cyst filled with clear fluid. Microscopic ...
Doganavsargil Basak B Ege University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pathology, Izmir, Turkey. Electronic address: - - 2014
Nora's lesion (bizarre parosteal osteochondromatous proliferation) is a rare, benign lesion that is composed of differing amounts of cartilage, bone, and spindle cells and an unusual form of calcified cartilage so-called "blue bone". Whether it represents a reactive proliferation or a neoplastic lesion still remains controversial. We present a 24-year-old ...
Dokumcu Zafer Z Department of Pediatric Surgery, Division of Pediatric Thoracic Surgery, Ege University Faculty of Medicine, Izmir, Turkey, - - 2014
Neuroenteric cysts (NC) are rare pathologies and localized generally in posterior mediastinum or abdomen where they may extend to spinal canal through a vertebral defect. Isolated spinal lesions require dorsal/ventral laminectomy and thoracic ones thoracotomy or thoracoscopy. Posterolateral approach via thoracotomy is generally performed for lesions with both thoracic and ...
Hirota Takako T Department of Respiratory Medicine, Fukuoka University School of Medicine, Fukuoka, 814-0180, - - 2014
To pursue the histological evolution in the development of pleuroparenchymal fibroelastosis (PPFE). We examined four patients who had undergone surgical lung biopsy twice, or who had undergone surgical lung biopsy and had been autopsied, and in whom the histological diagnosis of the first biopsy was not PPFE, whereas the diagnosis ...
Mendese Gary G *Mystic Valley Dermatology, Stoneham, Massachusetts; †Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts; ‡Division of Dermatology, UMass Memorial Medical Center, Worcester, Massachusetts; §Department of Dermatology, University Hospitals Case Medical Center; and ‖Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, - - 2014
Concern over transection of melanomas has inhibited many practitioners from using the scoop-shave for removal of pigmented lesions. To assess the safety and efficacy of the scoop-shave for pigmented lesions. The practitioner's clinical diagnosis, intent (sample or completely remove), and removal technique (excision, punch, shave biopsy, or scoop-shave) were recorded. ...
Giza Eric E Department of Orthopaedics, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA, USA - - 2014
Osteochondral lesions of the talus (OLT) are commonly associated with traumatic injury to the ankle joint. Treatment options depend on the grade, location, and size of the lesion. Operative intervention is frequently required with initial management involving marrow stimulation techniques, such as microfracture/curettage. Larger lesions often require a secondary procedure, ...
Hügle Thomas T Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland - - 2014
Background. Synovial biopsy is a reliable procedure that permits the identification of specific pathologies. Currently available needles for blind synovial biopsy usually consist of 2 components. We designed a novel 1-piece device for blind and minimal invasive synovial biopsy of the knee joint. Methods. A convex-shaped trocar with internal sharp ...
Omnès Virgile V Department of Paediatric Surgery, Timone Children Hospital, Aix-Marseille University, 264 rue saint αpierre, 13385 Marseille, - - 2014
We report a very rare case of complex upper extralobar pulmonary sequestration, detected during pregnancy and resected early because the diagnosis was uncertain (possibility of a teratoma). At 2 months, the upper left pulmonary lesion was completely removed by thoracoscopy. Pathology concluded an extralobar sequestration associated with a duplication cyst ...
Re Massimo M Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Ancona, - - 2014
Background: orbital cavernous hemangiomas are the most common primary benign orbital tumors in adults. Although a rudimentary lesion may be present at birth, cavernous hemangiomas do not usually become symptomatic until the third to fifth decade of life and lesions occurring in pediatric age are quite rare. Surgical treatment is ...
Lee Yi-Ching YC Departments of *Ophthalmology, †Pathology, and ‡Pediatrics, Buddhist Tzu Chi General Hospital; §Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, Tzu Chi University, Hualien; and ¶Department of Ophthalmology, Far Eastern Memorial Hospital, Taipei, - - 2014
Rhabdomyosarcoma is the most common type of soft tissue sarcoma in children. The authors present a rare case of eyelid rhabdomyosarcoma in a newborn, who was found to have a reddish eyelid tumor in his OD. A mass with a clear margin, confined to the upper eyelid, was revealed using ...
Katibi Oludolapo Sherifat OS Department of Paediatrics, College of Health Sciences, University of Ilorin/Unilorin Teaching Hospital, Ilorin, - - 2014
Giant congenital melanocytic nevus (GCMN) is rare in babies of African descent. Unfortunately, it has an increased potential for malignant transformation. A 3-year-old female child presented with a 6-month history of multiple nodules on an existing giant congenital melanocytic nevus and swelling in the right axilla of four weeks duration. ...
Dhua Anjan Kumar AK Departments of Pediatric Surgery; and *Pediatrics and Neonatology, Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences, Pondicherry 605 014, India. Correspondence to: Dr Anjan Kumar Dhua, Department of Pediatric Surgery, Kalapet, Pondicherry 605 014, India. - - 2014
Purpura fulminans and bilateral perinatal testicular torsion are rare and may co-exist. A 3-day-old neonate with bilateral swelling of scrotum; torsion and gangrenous changes were observed on exploration. Left orchidectomy with preservation of right testis was done. At 2-month follow-up, right testis showed signs of atrophy. Child developed full thickness ...
Sandhu Rasanamar K RK *Casey Eye Institute, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, Oregon, U.S.A.; and *†Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Portland, Oregon, - - 2014
Morgellons disease is characterized by complaints of uncomfortable skin sensations and fibers emanating from nonhealing skin lesions. Morgellons disease is well-known in the dermatology and psychiatry literature, where it is typically considered a subtype of delusional parasitosis, but it has not yet been described in the ophthalmology literature. A patient ...
Ito T T Department of Dermatology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, - - 2014
Complete excision is the most promising treatment for basal cell carcinoma (BCC) and a surgical margin of at least 4 mm is recommended. However, little is known about the appropriate surgical margin of pigmented BCC. To investigate the reliability of narrower margin excision of well-defined, pigmented BCC. We identified a total ...
Toyomura Fumimasa F Department of Otolaryngology, Tokyo Medical University, 1-6-7 Nishishinjuku Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, Japan, - - 2014
Day surgery for vocal cord lesions overcomes the disadvantages of laryngomicrosurgery under general anesthesia. We present our experience with treatment of vocal fold lesions using a long double-bend Cathelin needle that can access all parts of the vocal cords. A 23G, 60-mm-long Cathelin needle was bent twice by 45(o) at ...
Choi Young Rak YR Department of Internal Medicine, Chungbuk National University Hospital, Cheongju, Republic of - - 2014
Pulmonary alveolar proteinosis is a rare disorder characterized by alveolar accumulation of surfactant phospholipids and protein components. The symptoms and prognosis are extremely variable. Bronchoalveolar lavage fluid and/or transbronchial lung biopsy are useful for diagnosis; surgical lung biopsy is often unnecessary but useful in the focal involvement. We report a ...
Mittal Ruchi R *Dalmia Ophthalmic Pathology Service, LV Prasad Eye Institute, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India; and †Department of Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery, Orbit and Ocular Oncology, L V Prasad Eye Institute, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, - - 2014
Acantholytic acanthoma is a benign epidermal tumor with a truncal predisposition and is not previously reported as an eyelid mass. A 63-year-old man, presented with a history of nodular masses of both his eyelid margin and eyelid surface of 3 years duration. Excision biopsy of lesion of eyelid margin was ...
Seo Guang-Won GW Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicinie, Haeundae Paik Hospital, Inje University College of Medicine, Busan, - - 2014
Pericardial cysts are rare congenital abnormalities with a reported incidence rate of 1:100,000, accounting for about 7.6% of all mediastinal masses. These cysts frequently occur in the right cardiophrenic angle and their diagnosis is usually suspected after an abnormal chest X-ray is obtained. Herein, we present a case of pericardial ...
Makhija Mani M Department of Histopathology, National Reference Laboratory, Dr. Lal Path Labs, Delhi, - - 2014
Epidermal infundibular cysts have been known to arise from implantation of epidermis in the dermis or subcutaneous tissues. The present case illustrates the theory of implantation in an epidermal inclusion cyst in a previously operated case of recurrent benign fibrous histiocytoma.
Ugare Gabriel G Ugare Gabriel, Calabar, Surgery; university teaching hospital, calabar, - - 2014
A 35 year old male farmer presented with soft bilateral posterior chest wall swellings. He had no similar swellings elsewhere. There were no associated symptoms, except cosmetic deformity and discomfort when he lies on his back. A clinical diagnosis of posterior chest wall lipomata was made. However at surgery, the ...
Kivanc Sertac Argun SA Department of Ophthalmology, Oltu Public Hospital, Oltu, - - 2014
A 49-year-old woman developed a dark brown nodular mass in the lower eyelid. The lesion had grown fast for 2 months and then had remained stable in size. Excisional biopsy was performed. Histopathological examination of an excisional biopsy specimen pointed to proliferative vessels lined by increased endothelial cells without nuclear ...
Jiang Chang-Zhen CZ Department of Neurosurgery, First Affiliated Hospital of Fujian Medical University, Fuzhou, Fujian, China (C-ZJ, Q-SL, X-YW, C-YW, - - 2014
Sellar plasmacytoma is a rare cause of sellar lesions. Preoperative diagnosis remains a challenge.We present a 34-year-old Chinese woman with a 25-day history of headache and diplopia. A physical examination revealed incomplete left abducens nerve palsy.The initial diagnosis was invasive pituitary adenoma. The patient's condition deteriorated suddenly the day before ...
Deutsch Harel H Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, - - 2014
Arachnoid cysts in the spinal cord may be asymptomatic. In some cases arachnoid cysts may exert mass effect on the thoracic spinal cord and lead to pain and myelopathy symptoms. Arachnoid cysts may be difficult to visualize on an MRI scan because the thin walled arachnoid may not be visible. ...
Sinukumar Snita S Unit of Colorectal Surgery, Department of Surgical Oncology, Tata Memorial Hospital, E Borges Road, Parel Mumbai, 400 012 - - 2014
Mesenteric fibromatosis is an uncommon tumour which is locally aggressive without any metastatic potential and can occur as a sporadic event or in association with familial adenomatous polyposis syndrome. Giant mesenteric fibromatosis is very rare and is a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge. This is a case report of a rare ...
Hasan Shamimul S Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Faculty of Dentistry, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, - - 2014
Dentigerous cyst is a developmental odontogenic cyst, which develops due to fluid accumulation between the reduced enamel epithelium and unerupted tooth crown. The condition is frequently seen with the permanent dentition, usually associated with impacted mandibular third molars and maxillary canines. Rarely, dentigerous cyst occurs in association with a supernumerary ...
Reissis Dimitris D Imperial College School of Medicine, London, - - 2014
Dermoid cysts are common, benign, embryologically derived soft tissue cysts that can arise at a variety of craniofacial sites. It is not known whether specific histological variations exist between the different craniofacial sites. This study aims to establish whether inter-site histologic differences exist between periorbital, nasal, scalp, and postauricular dermoid ...
Kim Eun Young EY Department of Internal Medicine, Catholic University of Daegu School of Medicine, Daegu, - - 2014
Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS)-guided tissue acquisition is an indispensable technique for the diagnosis of many diseases of the gastrointestinal tract and adjacent structures. EUS-guided fine-needle aspiration (EUS-FNA) is known for its high accuracy and low complication rate. However, the outcome of EUS-FNA highly depends on several factors such as the location ...
Tandon Ankita A Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, Faculty of Dentistry, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, - - 2014
Mucocele forms because of salivary gland mucous extravasation or retention and is usually related to trauma in the area of the lower lips. Salivary duct cyst, however, is a type of mucous retention cyst which is almost never located on the lower lip. The aim of this paper is to ...
McCormick Paul C PC Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New - - 2014
Dorsal thoracic arachnoid web is a rare but often overlooked cause of progressive myelopathy. Syringomyelia, either above or below the compressive arachnoid band, may also be present. Dorsal arachnoid cyst and ventral spinal cord herniation may be mistaken for this condition. This video demonstrates the microsurgical identification and techniques of ...
Zhang Catherine H CH Department of Neurosurgery, Atkinson Morley Wing, St. George's Hospital , London , - - 2014
Myopericytoma is a soft tissue tumour believed to be derived from perivascular myoid cells. They are typically found in subcutaneous tissues in the extremities. Intracranial myopericytomas are exceptionally rare. Here we report a man with an asymptomatic posterior fossa myopericytoma with evidence of dural infiltration.
Stinco Giuseppe G Giuseppe Stinco, MD, Institute of Dermatology , University of Udine, Ospedale "San Michele" , Piazza Rodolone 1, 33013 Gemona del Friuli (Udine), Italy ; - - 2014
Acrodermatitis chronica atrophicans is a rare late manifestation of tick-borne Borrelia burgdorferi infection, manifesting as inflammatory and atrophic lesions on acral skin. We describe the case of a 73-year-old woman with skin changes progressed to marked atrophy on her left hand and an edematous inflammatory involvement of the face. The ...
Starčević Radan - - 2014
Irregularities of nystagmus can be found almost in every electronystagmographic record, but only a few are pathological. In this investigation, the authors try to define the border line between pathological and nonpathological irregularities of nystagmus and according to this measure the diagnostic use of findings of irregularities of nystagmus.
Kanis Margaux J MJ From the Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, - - 2014
A pilonidal cyst is an epithelialized sinus tract or cyst containing hair follicles with a surrounding inflammatory reaction. It usually develops in the sacrococcygeal region with few reports of its development in the genitalia. We present a case of a periclitoral pilonidal cyst in a young woman and its management.
Archana M M Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Dr. Syamala Reddy Dental College, Hospital and Research Centre, Bangalore, India, e-mail: - - 2014
A careful examination of lips is often neglected by the members of the medical and dental professions; yet the lips reveal a heterogeneous group of lesions ranging from congenital abnormalities to benign and malignant neoplasms. Verruciform Xanthoma (VX) is an uncommon benign inflammatory mucocutaneous condition that occurs in the oral ...
Refaee Ehab El EE Department of Neurosurgery, University Medicine Greifswald, - - 2014
We present the microsurgical technique in excision of intramedullary craniocervical ependymomas. A 27-year-old female came presenting with neck pain and parasthesia in her both arms and hands, where MRI was performed showing intramedullary lesion that extend in the medulla just beyond the foramen magnum to the level of C5-6 disc. ...
Sano Daniela Tiemi - - 2014
Trichilemmoma is a benign neoplasm from the outer sheath of the pilosebaceous follicle. Desmoplastic trichilemmoma, a rare variant, is histologically characterized by a central area of desmoplasia that can clinically mimic an invasive carcinoma, requiring histopathological examination to define the diagnosis.
Singh Saurabh - - 2014
Angiolymphoid hyperplasia with eosinophilia (ALHE) is an idiopathic acquired condition characterized by erythematous papulo-nodular lesions with a predilection for the head and neck. The lesions are cosmetically disfiguring, resistant to most medical and surgical therapies and tend to recur. We report the novel use of radiofrequency equipment in the management ...
Babaji Harsh V HV Senior Lecturer, Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, College of Dental Sciences, Davangere, Karnataka, - - 2014
Juvenile ossifying fibroma is an uncommon fibro osseous neoplasm at a younger age. It is a well-defined clinical and histological lesion. This lesion is locally invasive and spreads quickly. Early detection and complete surgical excision of this lesion is essential since it has high recurrence rate.
Miao Liyun L 1 Department of Respiratory Medicine, Nanjing Drum Tower Hospital Affiliated to Medical School of Nanjing University, Nanjing 210008, China ; 2 Department of Respiratory Medicine, Jinling Hospital, Medical School of Nanjing University, Nanjing 210002, China ; 3 Department of Pathology, Nanjing Drum Tower Hospital Affiliated to Medical School of Nanjing University, Nanjing 210008, - - 2014
Small biopsy samples are generally considered inconclusive for bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia (BOOP) diagnosis despite their potential to reveal organizing pneumonia (OP) pathologically, necessitating risky invasive tissue biopsy during surgery for reliable confirmation. OP by CT-guided lung biopsy was to evaluate the role in the diagnosis of BOOP. A retrospective ...
Vasudevan Biju B Department of Dermatology, Command Hospital- Pune, - - 2014
A 23-year-old pregnant lady presented with dark raised lesions over face, axillae, and upper limbs of 15-day duration. She was 35 weeks pregnant at the time of onset of the lesions. Dermatological examination revealed hyperpigmented plaques on the face and papules with raised borders in the axillae and proximal arms. ...
Vanderschueren Steven - - 2014
Fever and inflammation of unknown origin continue to challenge the clinician. The differential diagnosis is broad and potential diagnostic pitfalls abound. To guide the approach, the authors discuss the do's and don'ts.
Tachibana Toshiya T Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hyogo College of Medicine, Nishinomiya, Hyogo, - - 2014
The authors report a case of adhesive arachnoiditis (AA) and arachnoid cyst successfully treated by subarachnoid to subarachnoid bypass (S-S bypass). Arachnoid cysts or syringes sometimes compress the spinal cord and cause compressive myelopathy that requires surgical treatment. However, surgical treatment for AA is challenging. A 57-year-old woman developed leg ...
Sanal Hatice Tuba HT Department of Radiology, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Ankara, Turkey. - - 2014
Intraosseous cysts of carpal bones are frequently observed on routine imaging examinations of the wrist. There is controversy regarding the underlying pathogenesis of these cysts. In this study, we aimed to investigate the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) appearance of intracarpal bone cysts in correlation with histologic analysis, using cadaveric wrists. ...
Strazzula Lauren L University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, - - 2014
The deep penetrating nevus (DPN), also known as the plexiform spindle cell nevus, is a pigmented lesion that commonly arises on the head and neck in the first few decades of life. Histopathologically, the DPN is wedge-shaped and contains melanocytes that exhibit deep infiltration into the dermis. Given these features, ...
Jakovljevic Aleksandar A Clinic of Oral Surgery and Implantology, School of Dental Medicine, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, - - 2014
This study aimed to compare the levels of tumour necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-α), interleukin-1 beta (IL-1β) and interleukin-6 (IL-6) between apical periodontitis lesions with different clinical and histological features. Based on clinical data and history of disease, 100 human apical periodontitis lesions were categorised as either asymptomatic or symptomatic lesions. According ...
Ogawa Yoshikazu Y Department of Neurosurgery, Kohnan Hospital, Taihaku-ku, Sendai, Miyagi, 982-8523, Japan, - - 2014
Both Rathke's cleft cyst and craniopharyngioma are considered to arise from the remnants of Rathke's diverticulum despite the quite different histological characteristics. These two lesions may consist of a disease spectrum extending from Rathke's cleft cyst to craniopharyngioma. However, in spite of increasing evidence of these intermediate histologies, very few ...
Rarick Jason M JM Department of Pathology, University Hospitals Case Medical Center/Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, - - 2014
Objective: To review the morphological features of salivary gland fine-needle aspirates (FNA) on ThinPrep® (TP) preparations. Emphasis is placed on the commonalities and specific differences between TP and conventional smear (CS) preparations. Study Design: The cytology and surgical pathology archives were searched for 'salivary' or 'parotid' at our institution from ...
Boyd Jonathan Dale JD Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, - - 2014
Background: Common minimally invasive methods for acquiring samples for flow cytometric immunophenotyping (FCI) include fine needle aspiration (FNA) and needle core biopsy (NCB). FCI requires a sufficient quantity of viable cells for adequate evaluation. Methods: We collected patient data from our files of all FCI cases sampled via FNA or ...
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