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Zheng Jin-Feng JF Department of Pathology, The General Hospital, Jinan Military Command Jinan 250031, - - 2014
To investigate the clinicopathological characteristics, diagnosis and differential diagnosis, and treatment of xeroderma pigmentosum associated with keratoacanthoma in an infant. The clinical manifestations of xeroderma pigmentosum associated with keratoacanthoma were assessed in an 18-month old boy. The morphological and histological features of the lesions were examined by light microscopy. An ...
Devaraju Ramaraju R Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, SVS Institute of Dental Sciences, Mahabubnagar, Andhra Pradesh, - - 2014
Salivary gland tumours comprise almost 5% of head and neck malignancies. Minor salivary gland tumours account for 10-15% of all salivary gland neoplasms and are usually malignant. The second most common minor salivary gland tumour (12-40% globally) is mucoepidermoid carcinoma. Mucoepidermoid carcinoma is more frequent in females, occurs in the ...
Romeo Umberto U Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Sciences, "Sapienza" University of Rome, Via Caserta 6, 00161 Rome, - - 2014
Introduction. Oral biopsy aims to obtain clear and safe diagnosis; it can be performed by scalpel or laser. The controversy in this latter application is the thermal alteration due to tissue heating. The aim of this study is the histological evaluation of margins of "in vivo" biopsies collected by diode ...
Bassi Andrea A Department of Surgery and Translational Medicine, Section of Dermatology, University of Florence Medical School, Hospital P. Palagi, 50125 Florence, - - 2014
Tattoo is going to be a very common practice especially among young people and we are witnessing a gradual increase of numerous potential complications to tattoo placement which are often seen by physicians, but generally unknown to the public. The most common skin reactions to tattoo include a transient acute ...
Occhionorelli S S Department of Morphology, Surgery and Experimental Medicine, University of Ferrara, Via L. Borsari 46, 44121 Ferrara, - - 2014
Background. Torsion of greater omentum is a quite uncommon cause of acute abdomen. It can be primary or secondary but in both cases omentum twists upon itself and causes omental segmentary or diffuse necrosis. Symptoms are unspecific and preoperative diagnosis is difficult. The widespread and increasing use of computer tomography ...
Pamuk Ahmet Erim AE Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Hacettepe University, School of Medicine, Ankara, - - 2014
Carcinoma ex pleomorphic adenoma (CXPA) is a malignant transformed variant of pleomorphic adenoma (PA). Generally it presents with a rapidly growing mass in the parotid gland within a preexisting PA or following surgical resection of PA. Mainstream treatment modality is surgical resection followed by radiotherapy if necessary. Facial nerve preservation ...
Kovaleva Aleksandra - - 2013
Cordylobia anthropophaga is one of the most common agents of urogenital myiasis in African tropical regions. A case of vulvar myiasis due to the larvae of Cordylobia anthropophaga in a 16-year-old female is presented with a systematic review of the literature. A 16-year-old female with a history of recent journey ...
Yu Y - - 2013
Alimentary tract duplications are rare congenital anomalies that usually present in childhood and occasionally in adults. They are most common in the ileum, but can occur anywhere along the alimentary tract from the mouth to the anus. We report a 24-year-old woman who presented with a giant chylous ileum cyst ...
Rout Sunil Kumar - - 2013
Pleomorphic adenoma is the most common tumor arising from the parotid salivary gland. In most instances, it involves the superficial part of the gland rarely affecting the deep part, which often presents as a swelling on the lateral pharyngeal wall. The neoplastic process involving the superficial and the deep part ...
Laishram Rajesh Singh RS Department of Pathology, Regional Institute of Medical Sciences, Lamphelpat, Imphal, Manipur, - - 2013
Salivary gland lesions, especially the neoplastic lesions constitute a highly heterogeneous histopathologic group. Several studies have reported a significant difference in the global distribution of salivary gland tumors, but no formal study has been carried out in this part of the globe. To document the pattern of various salivary gland ...
Eichhorn Wolfgang W PD Dr. Dr., Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Martinistr. 52, 20246 Hamburg, Germany. - - 2013
Hybrid tumours of the salivary glands are rare neoplasms. They are composed of at least two different tumour entities located in the same topographic area and account for only 0.1% of all salivary gland tumours. The most common component is an adenoid cystic carcinoma. There are several possible forms of ...
Jha Abhimanyu A Department of Pathology, Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, Maharajgunj, Kathmandu, - - 2013
Cutaneous leishmaniasis is rare in Nepal although visceral leishmaniasis and post-kalazar dermal leishmansis have frequently been reported. Diagnosis is often made in skin biopsy. Fine needle aspiration cytology diagnosis of the disease is a rare event. This was a 33 year male presenting with ulcerated cutaneous nodule at anterior neck. ...
Sharma A - - 2013
Pleomorphic adenoma is the most common tumour of the salivary gland. While the majority arises from the parotid gland, only a small percentage arises from the minor salivary glands. The cheek, however, is a rarely affected site with respect to pleomorphic adenomas of the minor salivary glands. Herein, we report ...
Kumaresan Ramesh R Lecturer, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, AIMST University, Kedah, - - 2013
Mucocele, a common benign cystic lesion of minor salivary gland and associated ducts develops following extravasation or retention of mucous material in the subepithelial tissue. Occurrence of mucocele of tongue is considered less frequent when compared to a higher incidence of mucocele in the lower lip of young patients. Different ...
Kadambari S - - 2013
Screening for a condition should only be undertaken if certain strict criteria are met. Congenital CMV (cCMV) is a leading cause of sensorineuronal hearing loss (SNHL) and meets many of these criteria, but is not currently screened for in the UK. Ganciclovir reduces CMV-induced progressive SNHL if treatment is begun ...
Abu-Ghanem Sara S Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery and Maxillofacial Surgery, Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, - - 2013
Malignant tumours of the sinonasal tract comprise approximately 3% of the malignancies that arise in the upper aerodigestive tract. Approximately 10% of tumours that arise in the sinonasal tract originate in the ethmoid and/or frontal sinuses, and are likely to involve the anterior cranial base. The route of spread of ...
Aby Janelle L - - 2013
Salivary gland choristoma (heterotopic salivary gland tissue) is a rare condition typically seen in the newborn period. This developmental heterotopia is generally nonprogressive, with little risk of malignant transformation. We present the second known reported case of a salivary gland choristoma located on the anterior chest wall. Knowledge of this ...
Melo Catarina - - 2013
Introduction: It is essential to know the thyroid gland morphology and its anatomical relations in the anterior compartment of the neck in order to minimize the rate of thyroid surgery morbidity, especially the lesion of parathyroid glands and laryngeal nerves. The aim of this study was the identification of parathyroid ...
Kalsi Harpreet H Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Queen's Hospital United Kingdom, e-mail: - - 2013
Intraosseous hemangiomas are benign vascular malformations which are extremely rare in the maxilla, but have been reported in the mandible, zygoma and orbital region. A 12 years old female presented to the oral and maxillofacial department with an ectopically positioned upper left canine in her zygomatic bone and buccal alveolar ...
Williams Lindsay - - 2013
Mammary analogue secretory carcinoma (MASC) is a recently described salivary gland tumor characterized by ETV6 translocation. It appears that prior studies have identified MASC by reviewing salivary gland carcinomas, such as acinic cell carcinoma and adenocarcinoma, not otherwise specified. To address the possibility of MASC mimicking benign salivary neoplasms we ...
Chaves Filipe Nobre - - 2013
Salivary duct cyst (SDC) in an uncommon lesion of the minor salivary glands, with etiology related to obstruction of the salivary duct. It presents with a color similar to that of the mucosa, is mobile, measures between 3 and 10 mm and affects preferentially the bottom lip, floor of the ...
Hwang Jeong-Hyun JH Department of Neurosurgery, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, - - 2013
Although salivary gland rest in posterior pituitary is frequently observed during microscopic examination at autopsy, this rest tissue rarely causes clinical symptoms. So far, only three symptomatic salivary gland rest cyst in pituitary was reported. The author reports the 4(th) case of symptomatic pituitary salivary gland rest cyst in 26-year-old ...
Mehta V - - 2013
Background. Morphological alterations of thyroid gland are common and result because of disturbed embryogenesis. These may vary from hypoplasia, ectopy to hemiagenesis and genesis of the gland. The authors strive to report an unusual morphological alteration of the left lobe of the thyroid gland. The current study presents a case ...
Spuntarelli Giorgio - - 2013
In this article, we present a review of the literature, and we focus on 2 particular cases of cancer of the salivary glands accessory in pediatric patients The accessory parotid is the site of congenital and acquired lesions. In adults, the acquired lesions are often neoplastic and are usually similar ...
Douay Guillaume - - 2013
A clinically healthy 16-yr-old female leopard (Panthera pardus orientalis) was diagnosed with a patent ductus arteriosus on echocardiography and later confirmed on necropsy A murmur was heard on auscultation during a routine examination, and the congenital defect was an incidental finding. The animal had been asymptomatic its entire life. This ...
Friedman Elliott R - - 2013
The major salivary glands consist of the parotid, submandibular, and sublingual glands. Most neoplasms in other subsites in the head and neck are squamous cell carcinoma, but tumors of the salivary glands may be benign or malignant. Surgical treatment differs if the lesion is benign, and therefore preoperative fine needle ...
Seyhan Nevra - - 2013
Abstract Rhabdomyosarcoma (RMS) is a malign tumour which arises from cells committed to a skeletal muscle lineage. It constitutes 4%-8% of all childhood malignancies but is rare in adults. The rare pleomorphic subtype occurs almost exclusively in adults and most often involves the extremities. RMS of the hand or foot ...
Kumar Anoop N - - 2013
Adenoid cystic carcinoma is a malignant neoplasm most commonly originating in the salivary glands of head and neck region. The clinical and pathological findings typical of this tumour include slow growth, perineural invasion and potential local recurrence. Up to 50% of these tumours occur in the intraoral minor salivary glands ...
Behzadnia Neda N Lung Transplantation Research Center, National Research Institute of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (NRITLD), Shahid Beheshti University of Medical - - 2013
Hydatid cyst of the heart is an uncommon presentation of hydatidosis. We present a case of pericardial hydatid cyst in pericardial oblique sinus with extension to posterior wall of left atrium (LA), occluding all pulmonary vein ostia in a 35 year-old female with progressive dyspnea and severe orthopnea.
Singh Neha - - 2013
Mesenteric lymphangiomas are uncommon benign lesions that usually occur in isolation but rarely may be associated with gastrointestinal (GI) malrotation. Malrotation may cause chronic and recurrent volvulus leading to chronic venous congestion and lymphatic engorgement. Interference with lymphatic drainage may result in formation of a lymphangioma or a chylous mesenteric ...
Ramaswamy P - - 2013
Ductal papillomas have unique papillary features arising from the salivary gland duct system. They comprise three rare benign adenomas, namely, inverted ductal papilloma, sialadenoma papilliferum, and intraductal papilloma. Intraductal papilloma is an extremely rare benign salivary gland tumor that occurs most commonly in the minor salivary glands. Here, we are ...
Sengul Fatih - - 2013
Mucoepidermoid carcinoma (MEC), one of the most common salivary gland malignancies, is rare in children. MEC mainly occurs in the parotid gland, along with minor glands being the second common site, particularly in palate. Clinical, histological, and radiological findings of palatal MEC in a 12-year-old girl are presented with three-year ...
Vinayachandran Divya D Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Sri Ramaswamy Memorial Kattankulathur Dental College and Hospitals, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, - - 2013
Non-neoplastic cysts of the salivary glands are uncommon and represent 2-5% of all salivary gland lesions. They are mainly mucoceles or salivary duct cysts. Unlike a mucocele, which is surrounded by granulation tissue, the salivary duct cyst is lined by epithelium. Salivary duct cysts are more common in the oral ...
Casswell Edward J EJ *Department of Ophthalmology, Hillingdon Hospital, Uxbridge, United Kingdom; and †Department of Ophthalmology, St. Thomas' Hospital, London, United - - 2013
To report an orbital cyst underlying a chorioretinal coloboma in an otherwise normal eye, detected by spectral domain optical coherence tomography imaging. To the authors' knowledge, this is the first case of a chorioretinal colobomatous cyst in the normal eye to be reported. A descriptive case report of a patient ...
Chen Ling L Eye & ENT Hospital, Department of Ophthalmology & Vision Science, Shanghai Medical School, Fudan University, Shanghai, - - 2013
To report a rare manifestation of ocular sarcoidosis. Case report. A 50-year-old man was misdiagnosed and treated as acute retinal necrosis and was referred to our clinic. Fundus examination revealed bilateral, extensive, confluent, subretinal yellowish white infiltrates throughout the fundus. Choroidal biopsy was performed and revealed noncaseating granuloma. This case ...
Jategaonkar Priyadarshan Anand - - 2013
Embryoanatomical peculiarities are responsible for low occurrence of inguinal hernias in females. Amongst them, ovarian hernias are rarer. They are commonly noticed in children. An attending surgeon commonly faces diagnostic and operative dilemmas in managing these overtly "simple-looking" clinical scenarios. Although ovarian cysts are one of the common contents of ...
Lally David R - - 2013
Orbital conjunctival epithelial inclusion cysts are a rare complication of strabismus surgery. A subconjunctival cystic mass with translucent fluid is the most common presentation. The authors describe a case of an epithelial inclusion cyst presenting as an occult orbital mass during reoperation strabismus surgery almost 70 years after strabismus surgery. ...
Sharma Seema S Department of Pathology, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Science, Type 5B/13, SGPGIMS, Raibareli Road, Lucknow, 226014 Uttar Pradesh - - 2014
CD4+/CD56+ hematodermic neoplasm is a recently recognized highly aggressive tumor presenting in skin, usually with lymph node and bone marrow involvement, often terminating in a leukemic phase. It has a distinct clinical presentation of primary skin lesions in the form of papules, nodules or bruise like areas. Bone marrow and ...
Baskaran Pavitra - - 2012
Adenoid cystic carcinoma (ACC) occurs more commonly in the minor salivary glands of the palate on than the tongue. ACC is a malignant neoplasm that accounts for 1-2% of all head and neck malignancies and 10-15% of all salivary gland malignancies. ACC affects the exocrine glands at any site, but ...
Menditti Dardo - - 2012
The occurrence of lymphoepithelial carcinoma in the oral cavity is extremely rare and a case with involvement of minor salivary glands is very uncommon. We describe a case of LELC of the oral cavity with involvement of the upper lip and of minor salivary glands. The tumour was described at ...
Banks Gretchen C - - 2012
The differential diagnosis of bilateral parotid gland enlargement in children includes infectious, inflammatory, and neoplastic disorders. We present the case of a 13-year-old male who presented with a 5-week history of bilateral parotid swelling. On exam, both parotid glands were nontender, smooth, and diffusely enlarged. He had slightly elevated inflammatory ...
Wong Lawrence Q - - 2012
The Bethesda System for Reporting Thyroid Cytopathology is a standardized reporting system for classifying thyroid fine-needle aspiration results comprising of 6 diagnostic categories with unique risks of malignancy and recommendations for clinical management. The majority of thyroid nodules are benign; however, up to 30% of fine-needle aspiration of thyroid nodule ...
Subramanya P Latha PL Reader, Department of Pedodontics, TODC, Karnataka, India e-mail: - - 2012
Radicular cysts are considered rare in the primary dentition, comprising only 0.5 to 3.3% of the total number of radicular cysts in both primary and permanent dentitions. The aim of this case report is to present the clinical, radiographic and histological characteristics of radicular cyst associated with primary central incisor. ...
Nag Dipanwita - - 2012
The salivary gland system comprises 3 pairs of major glands ie, parotid, submandibular and sublingual and also thousands of lobules of minor salivary glands dispersed in oral cavity, nasal cavity, maxillary sinuses and upper airways. Most of the studies on salivary gland tumours included both major and minor salivary glands. ...
Yilmaz Mehmet - - 2012
Cystic Echinococcosis is a parasitic infestation that is distributed world-wide. It may be found in nearly any part of the body, most often in the liver and the lungs, but occasionally in other structures such as the thyroid gland. The present study reports three cases of hydatid cysts of the ...
Harvey Aaron M - - 2012
Objective: The importance of identifying papillary carcinoma or lymphoma amidst background Hashimoto's/lymphocytic thyroiditis (H/LT) is well documented. However, avoidance of overdiagnosing neoplasms on thyroid fine-needle aspiration (FNA) with only H/LT has not been adequately addressed. Study Design: This study aimed to identify cytomorphologic features leading to overdiagnosing neoplasms within background ...
Soelberg Kerstin Kathrine KK Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Odense University Hospital, Odense, - - 2012
The expanding use of (18)F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography ((18)F-FDG PET) has led to the identification of increasing numbers of patients with an incidentaloma in the thyroid gland. We aimed to review the proportion of incidental thyroid cancers found by (18)F-FDG PET or PET/computed tomography imaging. Studies evaluating thyroid carcinomas discovered ...
Duick Daniel S - - 2012
Thyroid nodules are common and clinical guidelines delineate an algorithmic approach including serum TSH measurement, diagnostic ultrasound examination and when appropriate, fine needle aspiration biopsy for determination of a benign versus malignan status. In clinical practice, approximately 20% of FNA-derived cytology reports are classified as "indeterminate" or follicular nodules that ...
Goldfarb Melanie - - 2012
Background: Thyroid nodules in pediatric patients may carry a greater risk for malignancy than in adults. Most nodules >1 cm in patients ≤21 years of age may require thyroidectomy for definitive diagnosis and treatment. Although clinic-based ultrasound (CBUS) has been shown useful in the evaluation of thyroid nodules in adults, its ...
Chan C C - - 2012
Background: We report a case of hypopharyngeal swelling secondary to a spontaneous thyroid cyst haemorrhage. Haemorrhage is a known complication of thyroid cysts, and usually presents as external swelling and localised pain. Case report: A 93-year-old woman developed hypopharyngeal swelling, dysphagia and odynophagia. A computed tomography scan was consistent with ...
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