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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
Pujari Aditi A *Dacryology Service, and †Ocular Pathology Service, L.V.Prasad Eye Institute, Banjara Hills. Hyderabad, - - 2014
Ectopic lacrimal gland within the orbit is an extremely rare choristoma occurring due to sequestration of a portion of normal lacrimal gland at an abnormal site during embryogenesis. Most cases of orbital ectopic lacrimal gland present with progressive unilateral proptosis and often become symptomatic in the first 3 decades of ...
Tarsitano Achille A Maxillofacial Surgery Unit, Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy. Electronic address: - - 2014
Pleomorphic salivary adenomas are the most common benign neoplasms affecting the salivary glands. Very occasionally however, metastatic lesions are identified in patients with a history of PSA, which, on detailed pathological evaluation, are found to exhibit all the histological hallmarks of the preceding benign lesions. Diagnosis of benign metastasizing pleomorphic ...
Thayumanavan Balakrishnan - - 2014
Myoepithelial carcinoma is an uncommon malignant salivary gland neoplasm with a predilection for parotid gland. However, its occurrence in minor salivary glands is considerably less with only 28 cases being reported in the literature. We report a case of myoepithelial carcinoma of palate in a 50-year-old woman. Computed tomography and ...
Dereci Omür O Eskişehir Osmangazi University, Faculty of Dentistry, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Eskişehir, Turkey. Electronic address: - - 2014
Adenomatoid hyperplasia of the minor salivary glands is a hyperplastic oral lesion which may be seen on minor salivary gland bearing areas on all oral mucosa, especially on soft and hard palate. This study reports a rare case of buccal adenomatoid hyperplasia of the minor salivary glands and discusses the ...
Gosik Rafał R Department of Zoology, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Akademicka 19, 20-033 Lublin, Poland; Email: - - 2014
Last instar larva of Lixus punctiventris Boheman is redescribed and illustrated, its pupa is described and illustrated for the first time. Biology of this species is analyzed in association with larval morphology and feeding habits. Overall larval and pupal morphological diagnoses of the genus Lixus and larval diagnosis of the ...
Mahore Amit A Department of Neurosurgery, King Edward Memorial Hospital and Seth Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College, Parel, Mumbai 400012, - - 2014
We report an extremely rare case of isolated enteric cyst in the neck region which was diagnosed on the histopathological examination. It was suspected to be duplication cyst on radiology. We have also evaluated the differential diagnosis and management issues.
Bavle Radhika M RM Department of Oral Pathology, Krishnadevaraya College of Dental Sciences, Bangalore, Karnataka, - - 2014
Acinic cell adenocarcinoma (ACC) is a low-grade malignant salivary neoplasm that constitutes approximately 17% of all primary salivary gland malignancies. In the head and neck region, the parotid gland is the predominant site of origin and ACC is usually more frequent in women than men. Previous radiation exposure and familial ...
Sharma Shubhra S Department of Oral Pathology, Terna Dental College, Maharashtra, - - 2014
Epithelialmyoepithelial carcinoma (EMEC) is a rare low-grade malignant salivary gland neoplasm that most commonly occurs in the parotid gland but can also arise in minor salivary glands. Here, we present a case of EMEC in a 60-year-old male patient with a huge swelling in the left parotid gland region. Clinically ...
Gayathri Bn B Department of Pathology, Sri Devaraj Urs Medical College, Kolar, Karnataka, - - 2014
The cytological features of myoepithelioma of the parotid gland are documented in only a few case reports. We describe the fine-needle aspiration cytological findings in a case of epithelioid myoepithelioma of the parotid gland in a 43-year-old male. The differential diagnosis with other salivary gland neoplasms is discussed.
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 ...
Eichhorn Wolfgang - - 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 - - 2012
Background: 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. Methods: Studies evaluating thyroid ...
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 ...
Duick Daniel S - - 2012
Objective: To provide information on molecular biomarkers that can help assess cytologically indeterminate thyroid nodules.Methods: Published studies on immunohistologic, somatic mutation, gene expression classifier, microRNA, and thyrotropin receptor messenger RNA biomarkers are reviewed, and commercially available molecular test panels are described.Results: Thyroid nodules are common, and clinical guidelines delineate an ...
Rogozinski Amelia - - 2012
We made a prospective study evaluating the prevalence of thyroid nodular disease in acromegalic patients. Thyroid ultrasound and ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration biopsy were performed when nodules were detected. Nodules were characterized by cytology and histopathology. We found high prevalence of nodular thyroid disorder, 23/34 (67%) in acromegalic patients. High ...
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