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Paradis Josée J Department of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery, Division of Pediatric Otolarynoglogy, University of Western Ontario, 800 Commissioners Road East, London, Ontario N6A 5W9, - - 2015
Teratomas and dermoid cysts are germ cell neoplasms. This article focuses on cervical and craniofacial teratomas. Presentation of these neoplasms varies in degree of severity, from cosmetic deformities to airway distress requiring emergent intervention. Nasal lesions (particularly if suspicious for a nasal dermoid) require imaging before biopsy to assess for ...
Oomen Karin P Q KP Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, Wilhelmina Children's Hospital, University Medical Center Utrecht, Heidelberglaan 100, Utrecht 3584 CX, The Netherlands; Pediatric Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, Wilhelmina Children's Hospital, University Medical Center Utrecht, Heidelberglaan 100, Utrecht 3584 CX, The - - 2015
The embryology, presentation, imaging, and treatment of the thyroglossal duct cyst will be reviewed. Anatomic features and surgical technique to prevent complications and recurrence will be discussed. Included in the discussion will be the management of thyroglossal duct cyst malignancy and ectopic thyroid.
Aycan Osman Emre OE Department of Musculoskeletal Oncology, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Via Pupilli 1, 40136, Bologna, - - 2014
Chondroblastoma-like osteosarcomas are extremely rare malignancies having varying clinical, radiological and histological features. Their rarity causes challenges in both diagnosis and clinical management. They are often misdiagnosed as benign lesions. Their accurate diagnosis is important because they require adequate treatment. Misdiagnosed lesions or undertreatment may result in recurrences. We report ...
Copetti Marina Venturini MV Departamento de Tecnologia e Ciência de Alimentos, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria (UFSM), Santa Maria, Brazil, - - 2014
Aspergillosis is one of the most frequent mycosis affecting avian species. Here is reported an outbreak of aspergillosis affecting 60-day-old white Pekin mallards (Anas platyrhynchos). About 10 % of animals in a lot of 200 mallards from a commercial husbandry presented respiratory disorders and skin lesions at slaughter. Three out of ...
Cantarella Giovanna G Otolaryngology Department, Fondazione IRCCS Cà Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy; Department of Clinical Sciences and Community Health, University of Milan, Milan, - - 2014
Hairy polyps are rare developmental lesions, that present as masses mainly consisting of fatty tissue covered by skin, seldom localized in the nasopharynx, causing respiratory obstruction. We describe the case of a female newborn affected by a hairy polyp arising from the left Eustachian tube, who presented severe respiratory distress ...
Vrcek Ivan I Department of Ophthalmology, UT Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX, 75390-9057, - - 2014
Chalazia are among the most common eyelid lesions presenting to eye care providers. Often successfully managed conservatively, some require more invasive intervention such as incision and drainage or steroid injection. Lesions that recur, do not respond to treatment, or are atypical in appearance or natural history should prompt more thorough ...
Dey Jacob K JK Division of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland2Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, - - 2014
To date, there have been no studies attempting to measure the multidimensional impact of facial lesions, before and after reconstruction, on social conversation. To measure the direct social impact of facial lesions before and after surgical reconstruction. Prospective randomized controlled experiment at an academic tertiary referral center. One hundred twenty ...
Yao Yong Y *MD Joint International Eye Center of ShanTou University and The Chinese University of Hong Kong, ShanTou, China (all authors); and Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China - - 2014
To report a case of a giant iris cyst with corneal perforation. A 43-year-old woman presented with repeated episodes of pain and decreased vision in her left eye for 3 years. There was no history of trauma. Slit lamp examination showed a nasal limbal corneal perforation and a mass in ...
Lim Jae-Hyung JH Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Korea University Ansan Hospital, Ansan, - - 2014
We report a case of successful autotransplantation of a premolar impacted with a dentigerous cyst and transplanted with collagen plugs for initial support. An 18-year-old man had an impacted premolar accompanied with a large dentigerous cyst. The tooth was extracted surgically and transplanted to an edentulous alveolar ridge, and a ...
Moustou Aikaterini Evangelia AE Medical School, University of Athens, Athens, - - 2014
Angiogenesis is an early stage of psoriatic lesion development, but less is known about lymphagiogenesis and its role in the development of psoriasis. To examine the expression of specific lymphatic markers and lymphatic growth factors in untreated psoriatic skin, in the unaffected skin of patients and skin of healthy volunteers, ...
Fodor Daniela D 2nd Internal Medicine Department, "Iuliu Hatieganu" University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Cluj-Napoca, Romania. - - 2014
Gout represents a common inflammatory arthritis conditions in which the monosodium urate (MSU) crystals are deposited in joints and other tissues producing attacks of acute arthritis/ chronic arthropathy with important destructive lesions in articular or juxta-articular spaces. High resolution ultrasonography (US) is able to detect these deposits and their consequences: ...
Chenna Praveen P Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, - - 2014
Peripheral pulmonary lesions are an increasingly common finding in clinical practice. While many nodules are followed with radiographic surveillance, some may require biopsy. Conventional bronchoscopy with transbronchial lung biopsy has traditionally performed poorly for small, peripheral lesions, and transthoracic needle aspiration with computed tomographic (CT) guidance has been favored as ...
Tresley Jonathan J Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Jackson Memorial Hospital; Miami, FL, USA - - - 2014
Morel-Lavallée lesions are closed soft tissue degloving injuries with a propensity to become infected, arising in the lumbosacral region or even the scalp, common anatomical locations in neuroradiological studies. The radiologist must recognize this entity, its traumatic etiology, and treatment options. Our patient's Morel-Lavallée lesion was evaluated with ultrasound and ...
Hide Takuichiro T Department of Neurosurgery, Kumamoto University Graduate School of Medical - - 2014
The complete resection of intracavernous sinus dermoid cysts is very difficult due to tumor tissue adherence to important anatomical structures such as the internal carotid artery (ICA), cavernous sinus, and cranial nerves. As residual dermoid cyst tissue sometimes induces symptoms and repeat surgery may be required after cyst recurrence, minimal ...
Bertuglia Andrea - - 2014
BackgroundLongitudinal tears in the lateral aspect of the deep digital flexor tendon are the most common causes of pain localised to the equine digital flexor tendon sheath. However conventional ultrasonographic techniques provide limited information about acute lesions. Ultrasonographic contrast agents are newly developed materials that have contributed to advancement in ...
Chabowski Mariusz M Department of Surgery, Fourth Military Teaching Hospital, 5 Weigla St., 50-981, Wroclaw, Poland, - - 2014
The article presents the case of a 73-year-old female injured in a bicycle accident, who was diagnosed with a left hemothorax. Initially, a chest drain was inserted and the pleural hematoma was evacuated. Then a thoracotomy was performed. A hematoma debridement and decortication with a subsequent tissue biopsy was carried ...
Kawarai Shinpei S From the Veterinary Animal Teaching Hospital (S.K., T.I., H.M.), Laboratory of Veterinary Internal Medicine II (M.H., Y.I., S.N., R.T.), Laboratory of Veterinary Surgery I (Y.F.), and Laboratory of Veterinary Pathology, Department of Veterinary Medicine (K.S.), Azabu University, Fuchinobe, Chuo-ku, Sagamihara, Kanagawa, Japan; and Center for Advanced Biomedical Research, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA - - 2014
ABSTRACT A 3 yr old wirehaired fox terrier was presented to his primary care veterinarian with fever, thrombocytopenia, and generalized crusting dermatitis. The skin lesion had progressed for at least 18 days, and thrombocytopenia had developed 3 days before presentation. Histopathology and direct immunofluorescence studies of the skin were consistent ...
de Carvalho N N Department of Dermatology, University of Modena and Reggio - - 2014
The clinical recognition of lentigo maligna (LM) and lentigo maligna melanoma can be very challenging due to the overlapping features with other pigmented macules of the skin. Non-invasive diagnostic tools can assist in the differential diagnosis. To identify Reflectance Confocal Microscopy (RCM) clues for LM through the identification of in ...
Mattei Tobias A TA Department of Neurosurgery, The Brain & Spine Center, Invision Health, Buffalo, New - - 2014
Several types of soft tissue sarcomas may locally extend to the spine. The best therapeutic strategy for such lesions strongly depends on the histological diagnosis. In this article the authors provide an up-to-date review of current guidelines regarding the management of soft tissue sarcomas involving the spine. Special attention is ...
Hervás Ontiveros A A Unidad docente de Oftalmología, Departamento de Cirugía, Universidad de Valencia, Hospital Universitario La Fe, Valencia, España. Electronic address: - - 2014
The case is presented of a 21 year-old male with a history of left proptosis and diplopia of two weeks of onset. The MRI showed an ethmoid-orbital vascular lesion with anterior skull base invasion and orbital extension. Biopsy of the ethmoid confirmed fibrovascular tissue, which supported the diagnosis of angiofibroma. ...
Perez-Chua T T Dermatopathology Section, Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA - - - 2014
We recently saw a 51 year--old female with a tender, erythematous nodule on the left elbow and histopathology consistent with Erythema nodosum (EN). A subsequent literature review of EN in non--lower extremity (LE) sites identified only three reports, with minimal histopathology, prompting the current study. We identified nine EN cases ...
Choi Gi Won GW Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Veterans Health Service Medical Center, 61 Jinhwangdoro-gil, Gangdong-gu, Seoul, 134-791, - - 2014
Myopericytoma is a rare, usually benign soft tissue tumour that arises most commonly in the dermis and subcutaneous soft tissue of the lower extremities. In this article, we present an unusual case of myopericytoma occurring in the deep soft tissue around the knee that mimicked a neurogenic tumour. Myopericytoma can ...
Moscarella E E Dermatology and Skin Cancer Unit, 1st Medical Department, Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova, IRCCS, Reggio Emilia, - - 2014
The clinical and histopathological diagnosis of skin tumours arising on the face may be challenging. An improved knowledge about the age-related patterns of facial skin tumours may aid the correct diagnosis and management. We conducted a prospective, cross-sectional morphological study to investigate the age-related frequency and morphological variability in facial ...
Endo Jun J Graduate Student, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Chiba University Graduate School of Medicine, Chuo-ku, Chiba, Japan. Electronic address: - - 2014
Intratendinous ganglion cysts are rare lesions of unknown etiology that originate within a tendon. We report the case of a 34-year-old female with an intratendinous ganglion in the plantar portion of the flexor hallucis longus tendon. The intratendinous ganglion recurred after ultrasound-guided needle aspiration. Tendoscopic excision of the intratendinous ganglion ...
Li Tao T School of Life Science and Technology, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, HuBei Province, People's Republic of - - 2014
This paper proposes an effective approach to differential diagnosis of thyroid nodules using a hierarchical classification model based on the Virtual Touch tissue quantification (VTQ) value and anteroposterior/transverse diameter (A/T) ratio. One hundred twenty nodules (92 benign, 28 malignant) were analyzed using this approach by combining the quantitative elastic characteristic ...
Basanta I I Servicio de Oftalmología, Complejo Hospitalario Universitario de Ferrol, Ferrol, La Coruña, España. Electronic address: - - 2014
A case is presented of an 85 year-old Caucasian female with lymphoma that recurred in the orbit (secondary ocular adnexal lymphoma). The orbital tumour was a diffuse large B-cell lymphoma according to the REAL classification (Revised European-American Lymphoma Classification). Orbital lymphomas are predominantly B-cell proliferations of a variety of histological ...
Compton Christopher J CJ *Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Louisville; †Pediatric and Perinatal Pathology Associates, PSC, Louisville, Kentucky; and ‡Oculofacial and Orbital Surgery, Indianapolis, Indiana, - - 2014
A 13-month-old boy was presented with new onset proptosis of the right eye. CT scan and MRI showed an enhancing mass in the right superior orbit with local bone remodeling and erosion. A craniotomy was performed for biopsy and sub-total resection. Histopathology and immunohistochemistry confirmed the lesion to be nodular ...
Arenas-Prat Joan J Pulvertaft Hand Centre, Royal Derby Hospital , Derby , - - 2014
Abstract Mucous cysts of the fingers are benign ganglionic lesions arising generally from the distal interphalangeal joint that are more frequent between the fifth and seventh decades. They are usually asymptomatic; however, in certain cases such as pain or when the overlying skin is excessively attenuated, leading to breakdown and ...
Galy-Bernadoy C C Service d'ORL et Chirurgie Cervico Faciale, UAM ORL pédiatrique, CHU de Montpellier, Université Montpellier 1, - - 2014
Laryngeal cysts are heterogeneous in their clinical presentation and several classifications have been proposed. Here, we report the case of a foraminal laryngeal cyst in a 6 year-old child who also has hemi facial microsomia (HFM). The cyst was treated surgically with laryngotracheal endoscopy followed by cervicotomy. Histological analysis revealed ...
Newman Ashleigh W AW Department of Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, - - 2014
A 10-year-old female spayed German Shepherd dog, with a year-long history of recurrent left ear infections, was presented for progressive ataxia, head tilt, and pain on opening of the mouth. On physical examination, a large amount of ceruminous debris was present in the left ear and multiple neurologic defects localizing ...
Robinson A J AJ Department of Plastic Surgery, Northern Ireland Plastic and Maxillofacial Service, The Ulster Hospital, Dundonald, Belfast BT16 1RH, UK. Electronic address: - - 2014
Basal Cell Carcinomas are a condition commonly managed by Plastic Surgeons. National guidelines for their management where published in 2008. As part of revalidation, nine surgical subspecialities will publish individual surgeon outcome data for morbidity and mortality. Basal Cell Carcinoma incomplete excision rates have been postulated as an outcome measure ...
Munirama S S Institute of Academic Anaesthesia, University of Dundee, Dundee, - - 2014
Visibility of the needle tip and shaft is important during ultrasound-guided regional anaesthesia in order to prevent nerve trauma. Tip and shaft visibility is reduced when needles are inserted in-plane at wide angles and out-of-plane at narrow angles to the ultrasound probe. Although textured needles are more reflective than smooth ...
Unger Jakob J Department of Computer Science, Trier University of Applied Sciences - - 2014
About two thirds of laryngeal cancers originate at the vocal cords. Early stage detection of malignant vocal fold alterations, including a discrimination of premalignant lesions, represents a major challenge in laryngology as precancerous vocal fold lesions and small carcinomas are difficult to distinguish by means of regular endoscopy only. We ...
Burnham Jordan M JM Department of Ophthalmology, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi, - - 2014
Epidermoid and dermoid cysts represent the most common cystic lesions of the orbit and commonly arise from bony sutures or the intradiplpoic space of orbital bones. Massive intracranial extension of an epidermoid cyst arising from the intradiploic space of an orbital bone is very rarely seen. We present a case ...
Leduc Charles C *Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada; and †Department of Oncology, Queens University and Cancer Centre of Southeastern Ontario, Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, - - 2014
: We describe the first reported occurrence of a composite cutaneous lymphoma involving a mantle cell lymphoma (MCL) and primary cutaneous anaplastic large cell lymphoma. The lesion occurred in a 76-year-old man with longstanding MCL who developed nodular skin lesions on his trunk and extremities. Biopsy revealed a CD30-positive lymphoma ...
Sladden Chris - - 2014
Bullous pemphigoid (BP) is an autoimmune polymorphic skin disease characterized by erythematous papules and plaques and tense bullae. A skin biopsy for direct immunofluorescence (DIF) is used to detect autoantibodies and complement proteins. We sought to determine which location would provide the highest probability of obtaining a positive DIF result. ...
Natoudi Maria M Endoscopic Department, A Propaideutic Surgical Clinic of University of Athens, Hippokration Hospital of Athens, Athens, - - 2014
Lymphangiomas are benign tumors that originate from malformations of the lymphatic vessels. They are rarely seen in adults and are extremely rare in the cystic duct. Herein, we report the case of a 48-year-old woman who presented with a cystic lymphangioma that originated in the cystic duct and was excised ...
Nguyen Tam T San Joaquin General Hospital Department of Family Medicine, 500 West Hospital Road, French Camp, CA 95231, - - 2014
The procedures used most often for office-based skin biopsies are two types of shave biopsies, punch biopsy, and elliptical biopsy performed with a scalpel. Tangential shave biopsy is superficial and best suited to small, raised, benign lesions. Saucerization shave biopsy is deeper and is used for excisional biopsy of atypical ...
Nguyen Tam T San Joaquin General Hospital Department of Family Medicine, 500 West Hospital Road, French Camp, CA 95231, - - 2014
A dermatoscope is a handheld device with 10-fold magnification that uses polarized and nonpolarized light in visualizing the detailed structure of skin lesions. Dermatoscopy is used clinically to aid in diagnosis of skin lesions that cannot be identified definitively during a visual examination or to confirm suspected visual diagnoses. Used ...
Firat Cemal C From the Medical Faculty, Departments of *Plastic Surgery, †Pathology, and ‡Paediatrics, Inonu University, Malatya, - - 2014
Teratomas are congenital germ cell tumors composed of elements from 1 or more of the embryonic germ layers and contain tissues usually foreign to the anatomic site of origin. In the head and neck region, these lesions are rare, and 90% of head and neck teratomas present during the neonatal ...
Conze Philipp P Clinic for Horses, University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover, Foundation, Hannover, Bünteweg 9, 30559 Hannover, - - 2014
To investigate whether autologous adipose tissue-derived mesenchymal stem cells (AT-MSCs) treatment of tendon lesions increases neovascularization during tendon healing. A standardized surgical model was used to create lesions in both front limb superficial digital flexor tendons (SDFTs) of nine horses. Either AT-MSCs or control substance was injected intralesionally 2 weeks ...
Patel Vikas V 3001 Gillham Rd, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA. - - 2014
Cutaneous adenosquamous carcinoma (cASC) is an extremely rare malignant neoplasm. Due to its disputed pathophysiology, ambiguity of presentation, and lack of definitive clinical research, cASC is a commonly misdiagnosed skin lesion. Although it is not commonly encountered in clinical practice, it is essential for clinicians to correctly recognize and treat ...
Lee Chieh-Chi - - 2014
Thermal sulfur baths are a form of balneotherapy promoted in many cultures for improvement of skin conditions; however, certain uncommon skin problems may occur after bathing in hot sulfur springs. We report the case of a 65-year-old man who presented with multiple confluent, punched-out, round ulcers with peripheral erythema on ...
Lee Jung Eun JE Department of Radiology, Kyung Hee University Hospital, College of Medicine, Kyung Hee University, Seoul 130-872, - - 2014
Osteochondral lesions of the femoral head are uncommon and few studies have reported their imaging findings. Since joints are at risk of early degeneration after osteochondral damage, timely recognition is important. Osteochondral lesions of femoral head may often be necessary to differentiate from avascular necrosis. Here, we report a case ...
Bhaskar Sapnashree S Department of Dermatology, Vydehi Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Hospital, Whitefield, Bangalore, - - 2014
Herein, we report a case of leiomyoma cutis because of its rarity and unusual presentation. The case presented with a solitary leiomyoma lesion which was painless. However, the adjacent normal appearing area was tender. A biopsy of the lesion as well as of a portion of the adjacent normal appearing ...
Mangal Sonia S Department of Dermatology, Veneorology and Leprology, B.J.Medical College, Civil Hospital, Ahmedabad, - - 2014
A venous lake, sometimes referred to as senile hemangioma of the lips is usually a solitary, non-indurated, soft, compressible, blue papule occurring due to dilatation of venules. It is commonly found on sun-exposed surfaces of the face and ears. We describe a 46 year-old male who presented with this clinical ...
Asokan Neelakandhan N Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Government Medical College, Thrissur, Kerala, - - 2014
A 42-year-old male developed hemorrhagic bullae and erosions while in alcohol induced coma. The lesions were limited to areas of the body in prolonged contact with the ground in the comatose state. He developed rhabdomyolysis, progressing to acute renal failure (ARF). Histopathological examination of the skin showed spongiosis, intraepidermal vesicles, ...
Ranjan Richa R Department of Pathology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, - - 2014
Skin biopsies are usually undertaken to confirm a clinical diagnosis, to remove a lesion, and to determine the adequacy of excised tissue margin. A surgical margin is technically defined as the "edge" of the tissue removed. The term is especially pertinent when the tissue excised is suspected of being involved ...
Choi Hwan Jun HJ From the Departments of *Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and †Pathology, College of Medicine, Soonchunhyang University, Cheonan, - - 2014
Nodular fasciitis (NF) is a pseudosarcomatous reactive proliferative lesion that commonly occurs as a solitary, well-circumscribed, painful, rapidly growing soft tissue mass. It appears at any age, but incidence peaks in the third decade, with a slight predilection for women. It is most commonly located on the extremities, followed by ...
Rysgaard Carolyn D CD Departments of - - 2014
Lymphomatoid granulomatosis (LG) is a rare Epstein Barr virus (EBV)-associated B-cell lymphoproliferative disorder presenting in middle adulthood that nearly always affects the lungs and shows cutaneous involvement in up to 50% of cases. Skin lesions are present at the time of diagnosis in roughly one-third of patients and may precede ...
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