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Crippa Beatrice Letizia BL NICU. Fondazione IRCCS Cà Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Department of Clinical Sciences and Community Health, Università degli Studi di Milano, Milan, - - 2014
Numerous malformations can affect the anterior part of the neck presenting at birth as a real diagnostic challenge for the pediatrician or the primary care physician who initially evaluate the baby. Congenital midline cervical cleft represents a rare defect of the midline neck, which is sometimes wrongly diagnosed as a ...
Balaji G Gopisankar GG Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedics, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Pondicherry, India. Electronic address: - - 2014
Extraskeletal osteochondroma is a rare benign tumor that occurs predominantly in the soft tissues of the hands and feet. The congenital occurrence of this lesion in children is very rare. We report the case of a 9-year-old male who presented with slowly progressive swelling in his left third web space ...
Kim Yeon-Hee YH *Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Uijeonbu St. Mary Hospital, The Catholic University of Korea College of Medicine, Uijeonbu, Korea; and Departments of †Ophthalmology, and ‡Urology, Kyung Hee University Medical Center, Kyung Hee University, College of Medicine, Seoul, - - 2014
A 57-year-old woman presented with protrusion of the OS 2 months in duration and decreased vision 1 month in duration. The patient was diagnosed with uterine leiomyosarcoma approximately 3 years before presentation. Lung and liver metastases were diagnosed by biopsy 1 year prior to this visit. CT revealed a solid ...
Messana Kate K *Dermatology Clinic, St. Joseph Mercy Hospital, Ypsilanti, MI; and †Anatomic Pathology and Dermatology, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, - - 2014
: Lymphomatoid granulomatosis (LYG) is a rare, T-cell-rich Epstein-Barr virus (EBV)-positive B-cell lymphoproliferative disorder. Although LYG presents most often with lung involvement, up to half of affected individuals have concomitant cutaneous LYG. EBV-encoded RNA (EBER) is detected in the majority of pulmonary lesions but is often negative in skin lesions. ...
Dyskin Evgeny E Department of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, U.S.A.. Electronic address: - - 2014
This study was conducted to assess whether a single-row suture anchor repair of a bony Bankart lesion comprising 19% of the glenoid length restores peak translational force and glenoid depth compared with the intact shoulder. Nine thawed adult cadaveric shoulders were dissected and mounted in 45° of abduction and 30° ...
Clauson Amanda A Los Angeles County + University of Southern California Medical Center, Department of Emergency Medicine, Los Angeles, - - 2014
A 49-year-old man presented to the emergency department (ED) with shoulder pain after intramuscular injection of heroin into his right deltoid muscle. Point-of-care (POC) ultrasound identified a subdeltoid abscess, and ultrasound-guided aspiration of the fluid collection was performed. The patient was admitted and improved on antibiotics and made a complete ...
Rubinstein Tal J TJ Department of Ophthalmic Oncology, Cole Eye Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, - - 2014
A 56-year-old woman with neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) presented with a left upper eyelid amelanotic nodule with adjacent eyelid margin hyperpigmentation. Physical examination additionally revealed primary acquired melanosis (PAM) on the palpebral conjunctiva of the same eyelid. Full thickness eyelid excision and conjunctival map biopsy identified desmoplastic melanoma of the ...
Azad Chandrika C Departments of Pediatrics and *Pathology, Govt. Medical College and Hospital, Chandigarh, India. Correspondence to: Dr Chandrika Azad, Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Govt. Medical College and Hospital, Sector 32, Chandigarh 160 030, India. - - 2014
Early onset sarcoidosis is a rarely reported disease in children. 2½-year-old girl with chronic enlargement of bilateral parotid glands and polyarthritis. Biopsy of salivary gland revealed non-caseating granuloma. Polyarthritis and salivary gland swelling resolved completely after starting oral corticosteroids. Sarcoidosis is an important differential diagnosis in young children with joint ...
Ma Bu Yun - - 2014
Ultrasound guided fine needle aspiration biopsy (FNAB) is the first-line procedure in diagnosing thyroid nodules. However, emerging studies have reported its unsatisfactory cell sample for cytology evaluation. In this case report, shear wave elastography (SWE) guided FNAB on a thyroid nodule is presented. Biopsies were performed on both hard and ...
Adams Samuel B SB Jr Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, - - 2014
Several options exist for the treatment of osteochondral lesions of the talus. Particulated juvenile cartilage allograft transplantation (PJCAT) has become a viable treatment modality for osteochondral lesions of the talus that are not amenable to microfracture or for which microfracture has failed. Arthroscopic placement of this type of graft obviates ...
Bagga Permeet Kaur PK Associate Professor, Department of Pathology, Government Medical College , Amritsar, India - - 2014
Hydatid disease or human cystic echinococcosis, recognized by ancient scholars such as Hippocrates, Galen and Rhazes, is one of the oldest diseases known to man. Though hydatid cyst may develop in almost any part of the body, a solitary primary subcutaneous localization is an extremely rare entity. We herein report ...
Soh W M WM Diagnostic Medlab, 10 Harrison Road, Ellerslie, Auckland 1060, New Zealand. - - 2014
This report describes a case of malignant granular cell tumour arising in the mediastinum, detailing the investigations undertaken to reach this rare diagnosis. A 63-year-old man was referred from the Pacific Islands for investigation of a 8cm mediastinal mass extending into the left pleura and associated with pleural nodules and ...
Hong Sung-Lyong SL Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Pusan National University Hospital, Busan, Korea. ; Biomedical Research Institute, Pusan National University Hospital, Busan, - - 2014
Although most of the maxillary sinus retention cysts are asymptomatic, a few of them increase in size and cause symptoms. However, they rarely erode bony walls nor protrude into the inferior meatus. I present 2 cases with maxillary sinus retention cysts protruding into the inferior meatus by making a large ...
Luo Jingjing J MDS Candidate, State Key Laboratory of Oral Diseases and Department of Oral Radiology, West China Hospital of Stomatology, Sichuan University, Chengdu, Sichuan, - - 2014
This study aimed to evaluate and summarize the radiographic features of desmoplastic ameloblastoma (DA) on cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) scans and to provide necessary further information for clinical diagnosis and preoperative assessment. Seven cases with pathologic diagnosis of DA were studied retrospectively. A CBCT scan of each individual was ...
Morrison Annie O AO Departments of *Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, and †Dermatology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA; and ‡Department of Pathology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, - - 2014
Adenoid cystic carcinoma (ACC) is a rare carcinoma that typically arises in salivary glands but can also occur in other sites including skin. Primary salivary ACC is a locally aggressive tumor characterized by local recurrence and late metastasis. Primary cutaneous ACC is found predominately on the scalp and is more ...
Lemanski Nicole N Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery, Department of Ophthalmology, Lions Eye Institute, Albany Medical College, Albany, NY, USA. Electronic address: - - 2014
We report an elderly woman who was anticoagulated and presented with a recent history of right-sided orbital contusion and a periorbital hematoma without clinical or radiological evidence of focal mass or orbital involvement. She was initially treated conservatively. Continued progression of adnexal swelling and erythema prompted further investigation, however. There ...
Kale Lata L Department of Oral Medicine, Diagnosis and Radiology, C.S.M.S.S. Dental College and Hospital, Kanchanwadi, Aurangabad, Maharashtra, - - 2014
Peripheral ossifying fibroma (POF) is a reactive lesion of the gingival tissues that predominantly affects women and is usually located in the maxilla anterior to the molars. It originates from the cells of the periodontal ligament. The definitive diagnosis is established by histological examination, which reveals the presence of cellular ...
Issar Yuvraj Y Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Military Hospital, Pathankot, Panjab, - - 2014
Dentigerous cysts are commonly encountered associated with impacted teeth; however the exact histogenesis of these cysts is not known even though numerous theories have been proposed. Majority of the maxillary cysts arise as a result of defect in the embryonal development, which can be either abnormal fusion of facial processes ...
Sulochana Sonti S Associate Professor, Department of Pathology, Saveetha Medical College and Hospital, Saveetha University , Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India - - 2014
Chondroid syringoma is a rare mixed tumour of the skin. It was first described by Hirsch and Helwig. The tumour is composed of a proliferation of epithelial cells present in a myxoid and chondroid matrix. Although chondroid syringoma was predominantly benign, sweat-gland tumour, the usual presentation is of an asymptomatic, ...
Kim Dong Shin DS Department of Neurosurgery, Chuncheon Sacred Heart Hospital, College of Medicine, Hallym University, Chuncheon, - - 2014
Synovial cysts of the cervical spine, although they occur infrequently, may cause acute radiculopathy or myelopathy. Here, we report a case of a cervical synovial cyst presenting as acute myelopathy after manual stretching. A 68-year-old man presented with gait disturbance, decreased touch senses, and increased sensitivity to pain below T12 ...
Pal Subrata S Department of Pathology, Bankura Sammilani Medical College, Bankura, - - 2014
Extra-nasal rhinosporidiosis is not uncommon in endemic region like India. Clinical presentations of extra-nasal rhinosporidiosis lesion often lead to diagnostic dilemma. Cytology can help in the preoperative diagnosis of such lesions. The aims of our study were to find the clinico-pathological presentation of extra-nasal rhinosporidiosis and to evaluate the role ...
Chan Mf Michelle MM Department of Pathology, Singapore General Hospital, - - 2014
Pathological lesions in and around a joint can arise from underlying dermis, subcutis, deep muscle, bone or synovium. Clinical presentation can include joint pain, joint swelling, palpable masses and mechanical restriction. Whilst giant cell tumour of tendon sheath, pigmented villonodular synovitis, synovial chondromatosis, lipoma arborescens, juxta articular myxomas and inflammatory ...
Li Xiang X Department of Urology, First Affiliated hospital, Medical College, Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an, Shaanxi, - - 2014
Angiomyolipoma (AML) is generally considered to be benign and malignant angiomyolipoma is rare. This paper presents an extremely rare case of epithelioid AML with tumour thrombus invading inferior vena cava (IVC). We present the case of a 36-year-old woman with epithelioid AML with tumour thrombus invading inferior vena cava who ...
Nica Diana - - 2014
The purpose of this paper is to point out the value of CBCT exam in pre and postoperative diagnosis assessment of inflammatory radicular cysts together with full appreciation of local integration of alloplastic graft materials used to repair the osseous defects. There were statistically retrospective evaluated the pre and postoperative ...
Sravani Tumuluri - - 2014
To study the histopathological features with particular emphasis on perineural invasion in invasive rhinocerebral mucormycosis. Tissue sections from 30 patients with invasive rhinocerebral mucormycosis were included in the study. Demographic features, predisposing conditions, and clinical features were obtained from medical records. Tissue sections were reviewed with hematoxylin and eosin (H ...
Maheswaran Thangadurai T Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, Vivekanandha Dental College for Women, Tiruchengode, Namakkal, Tamil Nadu, - - 2014
To find the prevalence of keratin metaplasia and its relation with clinico-pathological profile of the odontogenic cyst. Odontogenic cysts were studied histologically with special stains to identify the presence of keratin and compared with various parameters such as underlying connective tissue inflammation, average epithelial thickness, and site of the cyst, ...
Chawla Kirti K Department of Periodontics and Oral Implantology, Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences, New Delhi, - - 2014
Peripheral Ossifying Fibroma is one of the commonest occurring reactive lesions on gingiva. It is associated with local irritational factors and often interferes with speech, mastication and maintenance of oral hygiene, in addition to being aesthetically unpleasant. It is usually treated with surgical excision using scalpel and removal of irritational ...
Khatib Yasmeen Y Department of Pathology, R. N. Cooper Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, - - 2014
Myoepithelial carcinoma (MC) is a rare neoplasm of the salivary gland generally occurring in the parotid gland and rarely in the minor salivary glands. It poses a diagnostic challenge on fine-needle aspiration (FNA) cytology because it can show different cell types and lack clear features of malignancy. This can lead ...
Karikal Arvind A Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, AB Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences, Nitte University, Karnataka, - - 2014
We present an osteolytic nasal polyp of the maxillary sinus with clinical features and radiographic features mimicking that of a malignancy. Maxillary sinusitis being a common inflammatory condition progressed to cause destruction of the maxillary bone and spread into the facial soft tissue, which is quite a rare occurrence. We ...
Singh Satyendra Kumar SK Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, - - 2014
Acroangiodermatitis or Pseudo-Kaposi sarcoma is a rare angioproliferative entity, related to chronic venous insufficiency or certain other vascular anomalies. It is often associated with chronic venous insufficiency, arteriovenous malformation of the legs, chronic renal failure treated with dialysis, paralyzed legs and amputation stumps. We hereby describe a case of 45 ...
Sinha Anuradha A Department of Pathology, Bankura Sammilani Medical College, Bankura, West Bengal, - - 2014
Eccrine spiradenoma is an uncommon benign adnexal tumor. Cytological features of eccrine spiradenoma have been described very rarely in English literature. In the present case, we are describing a case of eccrine spiradenoma of back, which was diagnosed by fine-needle aspiration cytology and subsequently confirmed by histopathology. Its cytology revealed ...
Meseli Suleyman Emre SE Department of Periodontology, Faculty of Dentistry, Marmara University, Istanbul, - - 2014
Lateral periodontal cyst (LPC), originated from epithelial rests in the periodontal ligament, is a noninflammatory cyst on the lateral surface of the root of a vital tooth. LPC is generally asymptomatic and presents a round or oval uniform lucency with well-defined borders radiographically. In this case report, clinical, histological and ...
Sreeja C C Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Adhiparasakthi Dental College, Melmaruvathur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, - - 2014
Peripheral odontogenic fibroma (POdF) is a rare benign odontogenic neoplasm. It represents the soft tissue counterpart of central odontogenic fibroma. The embryonic source of POdF has been suggested by many as arising from the rest of dental lamina that has persisted in the gingiva following its disintegration. It presents clinically ...
Boyaci N N Departments of Radiology, Harran University Medical School, Sanliurfa, - - 2014
Chondroid syringoma (CS) is a rarely seen benign tumor rooted in the epithelial and mesenchymal cells of the skin. It is generally localized in the head and neck region and rarely in the extremities. A case is presented here of a giant CS in the rarely seen location of the ...
Ahamed A Saneem AS Department of Consultant Maxillofacial Surgeon, Appasamy Multispeciality Hospital, Arumbakkam, Chennai, - - 2014
Lymphoepithelial cysts are benign, slowly growing unilocular or multilocular lesions that appear in the head and neck. They are also called Branchial cyst. The head and neck sites are the salivary glands(more commonly parotid and rarely submandibular gland) and the oral cavity (usually the floor of the mouth). there are ...
Borgonovo A E - - 2014
Background WHO defines the mandibular buccal bifurcation cyst as a cyst occurring near the cervical margin of the lateral aspect of a root as a consequence of inflammatory process in a periodontal pocket. The pathogenesis of these cysts is still debated, but they are most likely originated from reduced enamel ...
Micheletti Robert G RG Md Assistant Professor of Dermatology and Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, - - 2014
The diagnosis of hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) is based on a characteristic history and physical exam. The anatomic sites of involvement include the axillae (most common), groin, and buttocks, and the perianal, perineal, and mammary regions. Initially, HS manifests with open comedones (usually with two or more "heads") and tender subcutaneous ...
Melo Catarina C Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal, - - 2014
While performing thyroid surgery, the unintentional lesion of parathyroid glands and laryngeal nerves results in a profound alteration in patient's quality of life. To minimize thyroid surgery morbidity, the surgeon must have an in-depth knowledge of the thyroid gland morphology and its anatomical relations in the anterior compartment of the ...
Squillaci S - - 2014
Olfactory neuroblastoma (ONB) is a rare malignant neuroectodermal tumour, with clearly defined histologic and immunohistochemical features, that typically arises in the superior nasal cavity. Although the classical clinicopathological features leave little room for misinterpretation, the wide variability in this tumour, including occasional divergent differentiation, may cause diagnostic difficulty. Herein, an ...
Kwon Hyemi H Department of Internal Medicine, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, - - 2014
A solitary skin metastasis is a rare manifestation of papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC). A 55-year-old woman presented with a movable subcutaneous nodule in her anterior neck for several months. Three years ago, she underwent total thyroidectomy and remnant ablation for classical PTC (pT3N0M0) and was under thyroxine suppression therapy without ...
Levarek Rachel E RE Resident, Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, - - 2014
The buccal bifurcation cyst (BBC) is a rare inflammatory odontogenic cyst of unknown etiology. It typically develops on the buccal aspect of the permanent mandibular first molar and occasionally on the permanent mandibular second molar in children 4 to 14 years old. Distinct clinical findings of the BBC include involvement ...
Lee Seung-Hwa SH Department of Family Practice and Community Health, Ajou University School of Medicine, Suwon, - - 2014
From the endoscopists' point of view, although the main focus of upper gastrointestinal endoscopic examination is the esophagus, stomach, and duodenum (usually bulb and 2nd portion including ampulla of Vater), the portions of the upper airway may also be observed during insertion and withdrawal of the endoscope, such as pharynx ...
Golder W W Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Free University of Berlin, Hindenburgdamm 30, 12200, Berlin, Germany, - - 2014
The present controlled sialographical study was conducted to learn more from the horizontal and vertical symmetry of the ductal lesions of the major salivary glands in primary (pSS) and secondary (sSS) forms of the disease. A total of 98 patients (38 pSS patients, 38 sSS patients, 22 control subjects) were ...
Pokharna P - - 2014
Embryonal cell carcinoma affects young males in the prime of their life with majority of tumours already having metastasised at the time of diagnosis. Subcutaneous metastasis from embryonal carcinoma is rare and is associated with widespread disease and poor prognosis. We report a case of 22-year-old male who presented with ...
Pawar Prajkta Suresh PS Department of Pathology, S. R. T. R. M. C. Ambajagai, Beed, Maharashtra, - - 2014
Liquid-based cytology technique enables cells to be suspended in a liquid medium and spread in a monolayer, making better morphological assessment. Automated techniques have been widely used, but limited due to cost and availability. The aim was to establish manual liquid-based cytology (MLBC) technique on fine-needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) material ...
Nair Lekha Krishnan LK Department of Pathology, Government Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, - - 2014
Complexity in the anatomy of orbit and the fear of globe rupture are the main challenges faced in the diagnosis and typing of orbital masses. Fine needle aspiration cytology can be used as an initial investigative procedure in the evaluation of orbital masses, which in turn can aid the clinician ...
Vega Memije Maria Elisa ME Department of Dermatology, Hospital General Dr. Manuel Gea González, - - 2014
Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is the most common malignant neoplasm in the skin and is considered to have a low degree of malignancy. BCC is invasive but rarely metastatic and originates in hair follicle-derived cells or interfollicular zones of the epidermis. Trichoblastoma (TB) is an infrequent benign skin neoplasm that ...
Aya Rino R Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Graduate school of Medicine, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan; and Department of Plastic Surgery, Yoshikawa Hospital, Kyoto, - - 2014
Tissue expanders have become established instruments for scalp reconstruction. However, selection of the size of the expander has not been investigated systematically, and it generally depends on the experience of the surgeon. We retrospectively analyzed 21 patients who had undergone treatment for scalp lesions using tissue expanders without any complications ...
Davey Jonathan J Registrar in Pathology in the Department of Pathology, Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, - - 2014
A 63-year-old man presented to urology with isolated new onset haematuria. He had sinus tachycardia and no other haemodynamic compromise.
Gowda Kiran Krishne KK Department of Histopathology, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research , Chandigarh, - - 2014
We report here the case of a man presenting with mucinous eccrine carcinoma (MEC) involving eyelid. This is a rare adencocarcinoma of the skin that originates from the deepest portion of eccrine sweat duct. The aim of our paper is to underline the importance of distinguishing MEC from metastatic carcinomas ...
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