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Kodama Makoto - - 2014
Paragonimiasis is a food-borne infection caused by Paragonimus parasites. The lungs and pleura are the primary sites for the infection; however, ectopic infection can occur in other organs such as skin, liver and brain. It is difficult to make a diagnosis of ectopic paragonimiasis due to an ignorance of, and ...
Beckwith-Cohen Billie B The Comparative Ocular Pathology Laboratory of Wisconsin (COPLOW), School of Veterinary Medicine, the University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2015 Linden Drive, Madison, Wisconsin 53706, - - 2014
To evaluate the outcome of eyes with a confirmed iridociliary epithelial tumour (ICET) following biopsy. Forty-two specimens were selected from the Comparative Ocular Pathology Laboratory of Wisconsin database, including 11 globes enucleated following ICET biopsy and 31 iridociliary biopsies with a confirmed ICET. Histopathology was performed for all specimens. When ...
Sivakumaran Ramanan R Department of Neurosurgery, Frenchay Hospital , Bristol , - - 2014
Anterograde amnesia is a recognised complication of colloid cyst excision, occurring usually as a result of forniceal injury. However, spontaneous amnesia due to intra-cyst haemorrhage prior to excision has not been reported previously. We report such a case in which amnesia completely resolved following endoscopic cyst excision.
Feng Jizhen J Department of radiology, Shandong Provincial Hospital Affiliated to Shandong University, Jinan, - - 2014
Pulmonary amyloidosis is usually associated with systemic amyloidosis. Localized pulmonary amyloidosis without systemic amyloidosis is even rare. We present an unusual case of primary pulmonary multinodular amyloidosis in a middle-aged woman. She presented our hospital with cough and chest distress only. Results of CT showed multiple nodules with diffused calcification ...
Nath Vikas V Department of Pathology, University of Mississippi Medical Center, 2500 North State Street, Jackson, MS, 39216, - - 2014
We report two cases of mucoepidermoid carcinoma (MEC) of the thyroid gland coexisting with, and possibly arising in, papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC). In the first case, CT-guided fine-needle aspiration (FNA) was performed on a paratracheal mass representing extrathyroidal invasion of a right thyroid lobe tumor. The aspirate showed papillary fronds and ...
Balossier A A Service de neurochirurgie, CHRU de Lille, 59037 Lille, France; Service de neurochirurgie, CHU de Caen, 14000 Caen, France. Electronic address: - - 2014
Pineal tumours account for 1% to 4% of brain tumours in adults and for around 10% in children. Except in a few cases where germ cell markers are elevated, accurate histological samples are mandatory to initiate the treatment. Open surgery still has a high morbidity and is often needless. Biopsies ...
Ferguson Kim B KB Bone and Soft Tissue Sarcoma Service, Glasgow Royal Infirmary, 84 Castle Street, Glasgow G4 0SF, United - - 2014
Image-guided needle biopsy of a suspected musculoskeletal malignancy has become increasingly popular as an effective modality for diagnosis. Our aim was to determine accuracy and success rates of the image guided biopsies performed by our service. A retrospective review of the Bone and Soft Tissue Sarcoma service database was performed ...
Oriá Arianne P AP School of Veterinary Medicine and Zootechny, Federal University of Bahia, UFBA, 500, Avenida Adhemar de Barros, Salvador, 40170-110, - - 2014
The purpose of this study was to establish reference values for diagnostic ophthalmic tests in sambar deer (Rusa unicolor) as well as to describe the most relevant features of the bony orbital anatomy and ocular histology. Twenty healthy animals, free living in a forest reserve, that were captured for clinical ...
Calonje Eduardo E St John's Institute of Dermatology, St Thomas' Hospital, London, - - 2014
Cutaneous vascular tumours are plentiful and represent one of the most common groups of soft tissue proliferations presenting in the skin. In the majority of cases the histological diagnosis of a cutaneous vascular is straightforward and most lesions are benign. Pathologists face three very challenging tasks when confronted with a ...
Hong Soon Won SW Deptartment of Pathology, Gangnam Severance Hospital, Yonsei University, - - 2014
The thyroid aspiration cytology diagnosis already has merits in the aspects of accuracy and economy. However, when it is indeterminate cytology, it decreases the accuracy of diagnosis and causes confusion, so other methods need to be added together for diagnosis before surgery or diagnostic surgery needs to be performed, which ...
Hassan Ali Sami AS Department of Ophthalmology, Conquest Hospital , Hastings TN37 7RD , United Kingdom - - 2014
Abstract Purpose: To highlight a rare case of hidradenitis suppurativa affecting the periorbital skin in which chronic nodules resulted in a sinus tract connecting the lacrimal sac and ethmoidal sinus. A single interventional case note review with clinical history, examination, results of investigations and details of medical and surgical management. ...
Cheriyan Jerry J Department of General Surgery, Marshfield Clinic, 1000 North Oak Avenue, Marshfield, WI 54449, - - 2014
Wide local excision is the mainstay in the treatment of the primary lesion with consideration given to specific anatomic constraints in head and neck melanoma. Sentinel lymph node biopsy is considered in all lesions with ulceration, mitoses greater than or equal to 1/mm(2), stage1B or higher, and in all high-risk ...
Alexander Riley E RE *Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN; †InCyte Pathology, Spokane Valley, WA; and ‡Florida Cancer Specialists and Research Institute, Tampa, - - 2014
: Primary cutaneous gamma-delta T-cell lymphoma (CGD-TCL) is a rare cutaneous T-cell lymphoma characterized by a rapidly progressive clinical course and a poor prognosis. We report a case of a 52-year-old man with a 10-year history of erythematous nodules and a rapid terminal progression diagnosed as CGD-TCL. Biopsies taken at ...
Lew Madelyn M From the Department of Pathology (Drs Lew and Roh), University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor; and the Department of Pathology (Dr Foo), Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North - - 2014
Fine-needle aspiration has assumed an increasingly important role in the diagnosis and management of patients with advanced stage cancer. Given its predilection for metastases to distant sites and organs at the time of presentation, metastatic renal cell carcinoma (RCC) is not infrequently encountered in the setting of fine-needle aspiration for ...
Goldstein Steven R SR Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, New York University School of Medicine, 530 1st Ave, New York, NY - - 2014
Cystadenofibromas are benign ovarian neoplasms. Their most typical features on sonography (US) are unilocular cysts with small, shadowing hyperechoic, solid papillae without internal vascularity. In the past, they were virtually always surgically removed to exclude malignancy. This study was undertaken to review the sonographic appearances of benign cystadenomas. We retrospectively ...
Nakamura T T Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Clinical Research Center, International University of Health and Welfare, Sanno Hospital, Tokyo, - - 2014
Wrist arthroscopy is now widely indicated for diagnosis and treatment of acute or chronic wrist pain, especially for triangular fibrocartilage complex (TFCC) lesions, as a gold standard. In most cases radiocarpal and midcarpal arthroscopy was performed, while DRUJ arthroscopy has been rarely performed because of its difficulties. Recent anatomic and ...
Ferrante Mark A - - 2014
The main objective of this article is to offer a regional approach to brachial plexus assessment because, although the brachial plexus is the largest and most complex peripheral nervous system structure, most of its disorders involve only a portion of it. Consequently, regional assessment typically localizes and characterizes the lesion. ...
Hillen U U Department of Dermatology, University Hospital of Essen, Essen, - - 2014
Histopathological diagnosis including selection of lesions, the determination of the best point of time for biopsy and workup is not trivial in cutaneous graft-versus-host disease (GvHD). To develop interdisciplinary recommendations on performing, the laboratory work up and reporting of the results of skin biopsies in patients with suspected cutaneous GvHD. ...
Attwa Enayat E Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Faculty of Medicine, Zagazig University, Zagazig, - - 2014
Melasma is a common pigmentary disorder that remains resistant to available therapies. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the efficacy of erbium:YAG lasers in the treatment of refractory melasma and investigate the histopathological and ultrastructural changes between melasma skin and adjacent control skin before and after surgery. ...
Wechter John F JF Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Minnesota, 2450 Riverside Av., Suite R200, Minneapolis, MN, 55454, USA, - - 2014
The relationship of proximal tibial morphology to the presence of femoral osteochondritis dissecans (OCD) lesions is unknown. This radiographic study tested the null hypothesis that knees with unilateral medial or lateral OCD lesions would have no difference in the slope of their medial, lateral, or posterior tibial plateau compared with ...
Zhu Yan-Bo YB Division of Ultrasound, Tianjin Chest Hospital, Tianjin, - - 2014
Fibrous cyst of the chordae tendineae of the mitral valve (MV) is defined as a fibrous cyst arising from the chordae tendineae of the MV. It is extremely rare and its etiology is not clear. We present a case of a cystic structure within the left ventricle. This structure is ...
Cawich Shamir O SO Hepatobiliary Surgeon, Department of Clinical Surgical Sciences, University of the West Indies, St Augustine Campus, Trinidad & Tobago - - 2014
Acute appendicitis is a common surgical diagnosis but several differential diagnoses exist and should be considered. Internal concealment is one such diagnosis. We present a case of a young man taken to the operating room with a preoperative diagnosis of complicated acute appendicitis. A ruptured caecum was encountered and several ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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. ...
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 ...
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.
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. ...
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 ...
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. ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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