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Stanganelli Ignazio I Skin Cancer Unit, IRCCS IRST Istituto Scientifico Romagnolo per lo Studio e la Cura dei Tumori, Meldola (Forlì-Cesena), - - 2014
Successful treatment of melanoma depends on early diagnosis, but its varied clinical presentation means that no single noninvasive method or criterion can provide reliable detection in all cases. To determine whether combining sequential dermoscopy imaging with Reflectance Confocal Microscopy (RCM) can improve melanoma detection and reduce the burden of unnecessary ...
Yu Ryan R *Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; and †Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, McMaster University, St Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario, - - 2014
: Mucoepidermoid carcinoma (MEC) is a malignant glandular epithelial neoplasm that most commonly arises in the major salivary glands. Primary cutaneous MEC is very rare. There is a particular diagnostic challenge in determining the primary site of MEC when it is found in skin overlying the parotid gland. Attention to ...
Tetard Marie-Charlotte MC University hospital of Lille-CHRU, Lille F-59000, France; Université de Lille 2, Lille, F59000, France; Inserm, U703-ThIAIS, Loos, F59120, - - 2014
Photodynamic therapy (PDT) consists of a laser light exposure of tumour cells photosensitized by general or local administration of a pharmacological agent. Nowadays, PDT is a clinically established modality for treatment of many cancers consisting. 5-aminolevulinic acid (ALA) induced Protoporphyrin IX (PpIX) has proven its rational in fluoro-guided resection of ...
Eddekkaoui Houda H Institut de cancérologie Lucien-Neuwirth, Département de radiothérapie, 108 bis, avenue Albert-Raimond, BP 60008, 42271 Saint-Priest-en-Jarez, - - 2014
In clinical practice and the literature, malignant melanoma usually appears in typical sites where melanocytes can be found: skin, eyes meninges and anal region. Malignant melanomas of the esophagus-gastrointestinal (EGI) tract are usually metastatic. Primary and diffuse EGI tract melanoma is rare and only a few descriptions of this presentation ...
de Waal A C AC Department of Dermatology/370, Radboud university medical center, P.O. Box 9101, 6500 HB, Nijmegen, The Netherlands, - - 2014
The Dutch melanoma guideline advises to examine one central block of the re-excision scar in case of a complete primary excision. To increase the evidence for this recommendation, we re-evaluated how often residual melanoma was found in re-excision specimens of a large series of completely excised melanomas. Of 1,209 Dutch ...
Murgia D D Animal Health Trust, Centre for Small Animal Studies, Lanwades Park, Kentford, Newmarket, Suffolk, CB8 - - 2014
This case report describes three brachycephalic dogs with intranasal epidermoid cysts that were causing additional upper airway obstruction. Although epidermoid cysts have been described in several locations in dogs, to the authors' knowledge intranasal epidermoid cysts have not been previously reported. All dogs had mucopurulent to haemorrhagic nasal discharge. Magnetic ...
Ahmed Mughis Uddin MU Department of Microbiology, King Abdulaziz Hospital (NGHA) Al-Ahsa, Saudi - - 2014
Primary posterior mediastinal hydatid cyst is a serious health problem for the Mediterranean countries. We diagnosed a case of a 46-year-old female with a primary posterior mediastinum hydatid cyst on CT and MRI. It was provisionally identified as either a hydatid cyst or bronchogenic cyst or neuroenteric cyst. CT guided ...
Jeoung Yong Y Department of Internal Medicine, Korea University Medical Center, Seoul, - - 2014
Primary cardiac lymphoma (PCL) is an extremely rare and fatal neoplasm of the heart. Traditionally, it is defined as lymphoma involving the heart or pericardium. PCL has a poor prognosis because of the diagnostic difficulty and its location. We present the case of a 48-year-old man who presented with pericardial ...
Song Eric J - - 2014
Primary upper gastrointestinal tract melanoma is a rare but well recognised entity, with a poor prognosis because of delay in diagnosis. Furthermore, it may be difficult to determine whether a gastrointestinal melanoma represents a metastasis or a primary tumour. We report a 67-year-old man with a primary oesophageal melanoma, treated ...
Laureano André A Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Hospital de Curry Cabral - Centro Hospitalar de Lisboa Central, Lisboa, - - 2014
Pancreatic panniculitis is a rare complication of pancreatic disease occurring in 2% to 3% of all patients, most commonly those with acute or chronic pancreatitis. We report the case of a pancreatic panniculitis associated with acute pancreatitis in a 63-year-old man. He presented with a 2-day history of multiple tender ...
Chang Yu-Chao YC School of Dentistry, College of Oral Medicine, Chung Shan Medical University, Taichung, - - 2014
Our previous study showed successful treatment of a large oral verrucous hyperplasia (OVH) with topical 5-aminolevulinic acid-mediated photodynamic therapy combined with cryotherapy (ALA-PDT). In this case series, we extended this combined method for another three OVH lesions in three different patients. The clinical procedure was conducted as follows: the OVH ...
Brogsitter Claudia C Department of Nuclear Medicine, Technische Universität Dresden, Fetscherstr. 74, 01307, Dresden, Germany, - - 2014
Over recent decades interest in diagnosis and treatment of neuroendocrine tumours (NET) has steadily grown. The basis for diagnosis and therapy of NET with radiolabelled somatostatin (hsst) analogues is the variable overexpression of hsst receptors (hsst1-5 receptors). We hypothesized that radiometal derivatives of DOTA-iodo-Tyr(3)-octreotide analogues might be excellent candidates for ...
Sridevi K K Professor, Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, S.G.T. Dental College, Hospital and Research Institute , Gurgaon, India - - 2014
A residual cyst, as the name implies, is a radicular, lateral periodotal, dentigerous or any other cyst that has persisted after it's associated tooth has been lost. Residual cysts show more predilection in males and they commonly affect the maxillary region. Usually, residual cysts are asymptomatic and calcifications occurring in ...
Triggiani V - - 2014
In many instances it is difficult or even impossible to distinguish parathyroid lesions from those of thyroid origin at ultrasound as well as at scintiscan and even at cytology, because they often share common features with thyroid nodules. Given the importance of reaching a correct diagnosis, because of the different ...
Karthikeyan Vilvapathy Senguttuvan VS 1 Department of Urology, 2Department of Surgery, 3Department of Surgical Gastroenterology, 4Department of Pathology, and 5Department of Medical Gastroenterology, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Puducherry, - - 2014
Abstract Multiple primary malignant neoplasm is the occurrence of a second primary malignancy in the same patient within 6 months of the detection of first primary (synchronous), or 6 months or more after primary detection (metachronous). Multiple primary malignant neoplasms are not very frequently encountered in clinical practice. The relative ...
Kimura Juliana Sayuri JS Department of Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry, School of Dentistry, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, - - 2014
Eruption cyst is a benign lesion with favorable prognosis that may occur during the primary or permanent dental eruption. The purpose of this paper is to report the case of an infant who presented with multiple eruption cysts (ECs), describe their clinical and histological features, and discuss the treatment performed. ...
Acar Ahmet H AH Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, İnönü University, 44280 Malatya, - - 2014
Nasolabial cysts are nonodontogenic cysts that occur beneath the ala nasi. Its pathogenesis is uncertain. Because the nasolabial cyst is a soft tissue lesion, plain radiographs are useless. CT and MRI should be evaluated. In this report, a nasolabial cyst is described including its features on ultrasonography (USG) and CT ...
Gaddehosur Chandan D CD Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, V S Dental College and Hospital, Bangalore, Karnataka, - - 2014
Disturbances of tooth development may result in anomalies which appear in the form of swelling of the overlying mucosa of the erupting deciduous or permanent teeth, mostly in children. Eruption cyst (EC), a benign cyst is one such lesion associated with erupting teeth. ECs usually present as solitary swellings on ...
Ohba Go G Department of Surgery, Tokyo Metropolitan Children's Medical Center, Tokyo, - - 2014
Intramural bronchogenic cysts are extremely rare. We describe the case of an intramural bronchogenic cyst in a 2 year old boy who underwent tracheal resection and end-to-end anastomosis.
Jayam Cheranjeevi C http://orcid.org/0000-0003-1550-7077 Department of Paediatric Dentistry, College of Dental Science & Research Center, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, - - 2014
Summary Dentigerous cysts form from accumulation of fluid between reduced enamel epithelium and the crown of an unerupted tooth. They cause several difficulties such as swelling, non-eruption of the involved teeth, and displacement of adjacent teeth, and thus require early detection and prompt treatment. Treatment ranges from marsupialisation to enucleation. ...
Demirkol Mehmet M Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, Gaziantep University, Gaziantep, - - 2014
The purpose of this retrospective study was to analyze clinic and radiologic features and the prevalence of jaw cysts in southeast region of Turkey. This study was carried out in 149 cysts of the jaw diagnosed among 407 individuals who were taken biopsy in our department from October 2008 to ...
Kim Mi-Young MY Department of Internal Medicine, Chonnam National University Medical School, Gwangju, - - 2013
We report the first case of hypercalcemia-induced acute pancreatitis caused by a functioning parathyroid cyst in a 67-year-old man. Laboratory investigation revealed increased serum amylase and lipase, increased serum ionized calcium and parathyroid hormone (PTH) levels, and decreased serum phosphate, indicating pancreatitis and primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT). Abdominal computed tomography (CT) ...
Strickland Maxine - - 2013
Residual cysts are common odontogenic lesions of the tooth-bearing areas of the jaws. A case of an unusually large residual cyst that crosses the maxillary midline and occupies portions of the maxillary sinuses is being reported. Investigations included a panoramic radiograph, CT scan and a biopsy. The differential diagnoses were ...
Shi Huijuan - - 2013
Objective: Treatments for condylomata acuminata (CA) include pharmacotherapy and surgical therapies, but each treatment has its limitations. The aim of this study was to investigate the virus clearance rate, wart cure rate and safety of 5 methods on CA. Methods: 361 patients diagnosed with CA were divided into groups A ...
Guo Suocheng - - 2013
Intramedullary dermoid cyst is a type of rare congenital intraspinal lesions. Its proximity and its strong adherence to the surrounding spinal cord tissue often make a complete resection of the cyst wall problematic. We retrospectively studied five cases of intramedullary dermoid cyst, focusing the recurrence of intramedullary dermoid cyst after ...
Parwani Rajkumar R Department of Oral Pathology, Modern Dental College and Research Centre, Indore, Madhya Pradesh, - - 2013
Nasolabial cysts are painless, submucosal, non-odontogenic jaw cysts presenting as soft tissue swellings in the maxillary anterior mucolabial fold lateral to midline, leading to elevation of nasal ala. Present case documents bilateral nasolabial cysts in a 69-year-old Asian female patient. In the present case, extraoral swelling of maxillary lip and ...
Nam Kyoung Hyup - - 2013
Lumbar intradural disc herniation (IDH) is rare, and intradural cyst associated with IDH is quite rare. Only seven cases of an intradural cyst associated with lumbar disc herniation have been reported, and all were gas-filled cysts. We report the first case, to our knowledge, of a fluid-filled intradural cyst associated ...
Gakhal Mandip S - - 2013
Milk of calcium within a renal cyst typically layers in the dependent aspect of the cyst and appears echogenic with posterior shadowing and reverberation echoes on sonography. We present a rare case of a renal cyst completely filled with milk of calcium, which appeared sonolucent with enhanced through transmission. © ...
Nagarathna C - - 2013
Radicular cysts are one of the most common odontogenic cyst of the jaws. However, those arising from primary teeth are rare. An 8-year-old boy reported to the Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry with the chief complaint of pain and swelling on the lower left primary molar tooth region. Radiographic ...
Cho C M - - 2013
This is a pictorial essay of unusual parotid gland lesions that may be encountered in routine clinical practice. © 2013 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. J Clin Ultrasound, 2013.
Sarkar Priyanka - - 2013
Alveolar soft-part sarcoma (ASPS) is an extremely rare disease arising from connective tissues with a propensity for recurrence and metastasis. Clinically, it can be confused with hemangioma or arterio-venous malformations. Thus, a high index of suspicion and histopathological examination are required to make a definitive diagnosis. We report a case ...
Hyun Hye Sun HS Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soonchunhyang University Cheonan Hospital, Soonchunhyang University College of Medicine, Cheonan, - - 2013
The malignant transformation of a cystic teratoma is a rare event, occurring in about 0.2% to 1.8%. Primary malignant melanoma arising from the ovary is extremely rare. A primary melanoma in an ovarian cystic teratoma originates most frequently at the dermoepidermal junction, similar to a cutaneous melanoma. Though there are ...
Cheung Tan To - - 2013
Choledochal cysts are congenital cystic dilatations of the extrahepatic or intrahepatic portion of the biliary tree. Complete excision of choledochal cysts is currently regarded as the gold standard treatment, while less extensive procedures including cystoduodenostomy have become obsolete due to the potential for malignant change in the remnant cyst. For ...
Ciçek Bahattin - - 2013
"Groove" pancreatitis is a rare segmental form of chronic pancreatitis that involves the area located between the common bile duct, head of the pancreas and duodenum. It is more common in middle-aged males who have a history of alcohol abuse. The differential diagnosis varies from anatomic variants to malignancies. The ...
Salles Arghavan - - 2013
The vast majority of choledochal cysts occur as either saccular or diffuse fusiform dilatation of the extrahepatic bile duct. We describe the complete resection of a rare single intrahepatic choledochal cyst communicating with the extrahepatic biliary tree. While previous reports describe partial resection with enteral drainage, we performed a complete ...
Pinheiro Raquel Dos Santos Rdos - - 2013
A dentigerous cyst is an odontogenic developmental cyst associated with the crown of an unerupted tooth. This article describes the case of a 7-year-old girl with painful swelling in the left facial region, prolonged retention of tooth No. 9d, and a displaced tooth No. 9 in eruption. Radiographic examination revealed ...
Khosravi Negin - - 2013
Odontogenic cysts are relatively common lesions which can cause different complications. As demographic information is lacking in Iran and specially in Isfahan, the aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of odontogenic cysts according to age, gender and affected area among patients referring to the Oral Pathology Department ...
Strickland Maxine M Division of Oral Radiology, Department of Diagnostics Sciences, New Jersey Dental School, Newark, NJ, - - 2013
Residual cysts are common odontogenic lesions of the tooth-bearing areas of the jaws. A case of an unusually large residual cyst that crosses the maxillary midline and occupies portions of the maxillary sinuses is being reported. Investigations included a panoramic radiograph, CT scan and a biopsy. The differential diagnoses were ...
Hong Sung-Min - - 2013
The diagnosis of a thyroglossal duct cyst is often apparent when it presents with typical findings. We report a case of a 6year-old girl with a low-lying thyroglossal duct cyst presenting with recurrent lateral cervical discharge without palpable mass, thus mimicking a second branchial cleft fistula. CT scan differentiated the ...
Lennon Anne Marie - - 2013
Pancreatic cysts are being identified with increasing frequency due to a combination of increased awareness and more frequent use of cross sectional imaging. Cystic neoplasms of the pancreas range from completely benign to frankly malignant. Identifying pre-malignant cysts offers the opportunity to prevent the development of pancreatic cancer. This article ...
Sahoo Manash Ranjan - - 2013
Epidermoid cyst of gastrointestinal tract is very rare, and only a few cases of epidermoid cyst of the caecum have been reported in the literature. We report the first case of epidermoid cyst of the caecum in an elderly man, mimicking mesenteric cyst clinically. It was treated by laparoscopic excision ...
Nagy Mathias Thomas - - 2013
Malignant periprosthetic metastasis is a very rare yet important cause of painful joint arthroplasty. This study presents a case in which periprosthetic osteolysis following total hip replacement (THR) occurred as a result of metastatic mesothelioma. After a THR and revision THR, histopathology confirmed the diagnosis of metastatic mesothelioma. Primary lesion ...
Hwang Soon Oh - - 2013
Choledochal cysts are congenital anomalies of the biliary tract manifested by cystic dilatation of the extrahepatic and intrahepatic bile ducts. Choledochal cyst is not rare in far-East Asian countries. Type II choledochal cysts account for 2% of all such cysts. They are true diverticula of the extrahepatic bile duct and ...
Mansour Nabil M - - 2013
Lymphangiomas are uncommon benign neoplasms that result from a blockage of the lymphatic system. Pancreatic cystic lymphangiomas are extremely rare. Pancreatic cystic lymphangiomas have been classically diagnosed on histopathologic examination following surgical excision, but recent reports have demonstrated successful diagnosis using endoscopic ultrasound with fine-needle aspiration (EUS-FNA). Data on the ...
Ye Ying - - 2013
This prospective study evaluated clinical risk indicators as well as pro- and anti- inflammatory mediators at the time of malignancy diagnosis in relation to chemotherapy-related oral mucositis in pediatric population. Patients (n = 104) under 18 years of age with primary malignancies and undergoing chemotherapy were included. Potential risk indicators were analyzed ...
Lyons Daniel A - - 2013
Pancreatic dermoid cysts are rare, benign, germ cell tumors and part of the differential diagnosis for cystic neoplasms of the pancreas. A 35-year-old man presented with an incidentally discovered, 2 cm cystic pancreatic neoplasm of the pancreatic tail identified on CT scan. Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) revealed a complex, honeycomb lesion. ...
Carmona Paula - - 2012
Diagnosis of cardiac neoplasm has become more feasible with the use of echocardiography, but imaging is sometimes not enough to establish a diagnosis, and a biopsy is required to determine the diagnosis and treatment. Transesophageal echocardiography-directed biopsies via a minithoracotomy revealed an extremely rare primary cardiac tumor, a poorly differentiated ...
Asnani Sanjay - - 2012
Dentigerous cyst is the most commonly occurring odontogenic cyst after radicular cyst and accounts for 15% of all true cysts in the jaws. The cyst is more common in mandible than in maxilla. The dentigerous cyst is commonly associated with impacted mandibular third molars. In maxilla, the incidence is rare. ...
Kim Ho-Hyun - - 2012
A pancreatic hamartoma is a rare benign lesion that may be mistaken for malignancy. A pancreatic hamartoma can present with vague, non-specific symptoms, which can be difficult to diagnose despite modern diagnostic tools. We report here a pancreatic hamartoma diagnosed after surgical resection. A 52-year-old female presented with postprandial abdominal ...
Sueyoshi Ryo - - 2013
Pancreatic tumor is a rare condition in children, but reasonably common in adults. Histopathology in children also differs from that in adults, with most cases being pancreatoblastoma, solid pseudopapillary tumor, or pancreatic endocrine tumors. A 14-month-old boy was noticed abdominal distension and referred to our hospital. Laboratory findings revealed leukocytosis ...
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