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Solerio Dino - - 2008
Carcinosarcoma of the esophagus and the stomach are rare neoplasms characterized by the simultaneous presence of carcinomatous and sarcomatous elements. There is no report in the literature of carcinosarcoma of the esophagogastric junction. We present a case of carcinosarcoma of the esophagogastric junction whose unique clinical presentation, surgical issues, morphological ...
Crossman Tim - - 2008
Primary leiomyosarcomas arising from within the tongue are extremely rare. Only eight cases have been previously reported on Medline to our knowledge. We describe a case of a 46-year-old woman who presented with a lesion rapidly increasing in size on the lateral aspect of her tongue, which was excised. We ...
Boutayeb F - - 2008
Leiomyoma is a rare benign tumor of nonstriated muscles. Its common elective localization is in uterus muscle, but it may involve the hand. Limb localization is rare, usually in the lower limbs. We report a case of a 70-year-old women who presents a leiomyoma of the right index finger. A ...
Certo Manuela - - 2008
True liver teratomas are exceptional tumors, with only 25 cases reported in the radiology literature. Most cases reported were either intraperitoneal or retroperitoneal teratomas that had invaded the liver. The authors present a 27-year-old woman with a liver complex mass found incidentally at computed tomography (CT). The different imaging studies ...
Trabelsi Amel - - 2008
We report a rare case of intradural immature teratoma in 2-year-old girl, interesting conus medullaris to sacrum, worsening neurological deficits. The neoplasm discovered by magnetic resonance imaging, was completely resected. We describe the clinical, radiological and pathological findings of this tumor with a review of the Literature and we insist ...
Poliquin Vanessa - - 2008
We report a case of retroperitoneal leiomyoma and a systematic review of the literature regarding this finding. A 45-year-old woman with menorrhagia and a complex pelvic mass underwent preoperative imaging and consequent total abdominal hysterectomy and bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy. Histopathology revealed a 13-cm retroperitoneal, pedunculated leiomyoma arising from the uterus anterior ...
Diesen D L - - 2008
Uterine leiomyomas are common benign tumors of the uterus in adult females but are rare in adolescents. This is a review of the literature and a case report of a 14-year-old female who presented with increasing, intermittent back pain and abdominal distention due to a large uterine leiomyoma treated by ...
Dursun Polat - - 2008
INTRODUCTION: Primary ovarian ectopic pregnancy (OEP) is one of the the rarest form of extratubal pregnancies and its pathophysciological mechanism is not fully understood. On the other hand, OEP after intra-cytoplasmic sperm injection with embryo transfer (ICSI-ET) is even more rare and just a few cases have been reported in ...
Campelo Victor Eulalio Sousa - - 2008
Liomyomas of the nasal cavity and paranasal sinuses are rare. They make up less than 1% of all leiomyomas in the human body. This is due to the paucity of smooth muscle in the nose. They are classified in three groups: leiomyoma, angiomyoma and epithelioid leiomyoma. Only 15 cases of ...
Indraccolo U - - 2008
The malignant transformation of a uterine leiomyoma is still debated and, if it occurs, it is very rare. The case of a patient affected by three small leiomyomas, monitored by the same gynecologist over the years is described. Two of these leiomyomas were transformed into leiomyosarcoma after menopause and the ...
Milicevic S - - 2008
The peak incidence of immature teratoma is in the early reproductive period of a woman's life and fertility preservation is an inevitable topic when discussing treatment options. We present two cases of immature teratoma with positive reproductive outcome. Our experience supports the standpoint that surgery alone is curative in most ...
Kumar Bipin - - 2008
A case of an unusual occurrence of mature solid teratoma of the rectum is reported with a review of the literature. A 30-year-old woman presented with bleeding per anum without any alteration in her bowel habits. Sigmoidoscopy revealed a pedunculated polypoidal mass arising from the posterior wall of the rectum. ...
Thalheimer Liza - - 2008
A rare case of a leiomyosarcoma of the anal canal is presented. A 68-year-old male presented with painful defecation and rectal bleeding. Endorectal ultrasound revealed a mass invading both sphincters (T4 lesion), and extending 6 cm into the anal canal. Colonoscopy revealed an ulcerated area in the anal canal, of ...
Robinson Tiffany L - - 2008
Fetiform teratoma is a rare form of mature cystic teratoma that is highly developed and organized, resembling a fetus-like structure. These are rare entities that have been typically described in women of reproductive age and most often present as ovarian masses. Only two cases of a fetiform teratoma have been ...
Kashyap Shalini - - 2007
Symplasmic or atypical leiomyoma and lipoleiomyoma are two very rare morphological variants of leiomyoma of the uterus. Both the tumours show a benign behavior like the classical leiomyoma. But differentiated from the classical leiomyoma by presence of bizarre cellular pattern with paucity of mitosis and presence of mature lipocytes within ...
Iihara Kuniko - - 2007
Although a hysterectomy is the most common treatment for relieving the symptoms attributable to uterine leiomyomas, uterine artery embolization (UAE) is now being used more frequently as an alternative to a hysterectomy. However, it is difficult to differentiate a leiomyoma from a leiomyosarcoma without performing a pathological examination. Reported herein ...
Mohanty Sambit K - - 2007
Primary adrenal leiomyosarcomas (LMS) are extremely rare mesenchymal tumors. To the best of our knowledge only 12 cases (9 cases of conventional and 2 cases of pleomorphic LMS) have been reported in the literature until the present date. Herein we report a case of pleomorphic LMS in a 47-year-old woman ...
Ben Amara Fethi - - 2007
BACKGROUND: Primary broad ligament leiomyosarcoma (LMS) is an extremely rare tumor with few well-documented cases. We are aware of 15 previously reported observations. AIM: Report of a new case. CASE: In this report we report a case of a right pelvic sidewall leiomyosarcoma with involvement of the appendix in a ...
McCluggage W Glenn - - 2007
We report 3 cases of a distinctive uterine leiomyoma containing numerous thick-walled vascular channels, which we term angioleiomyoma. The leiomyomas occurred in women aged 33, 44, and 49 and ranged from 1.5 to 6.0 cm. They were composed of bland, spindle-shaped cells with numerous evenly distributed, arteriole-like vessels with thick ...
Qureshi Sajid S - - 2008
The contemporaneous occurrence of adrenal ganglioneuroma and left-sided inferior vena cava is uncommon and is previously never reported. We present a case wherein the two entities were fortuitously associated on preoperative imaging. This information facilitated successful surgical resection and avoided catastrophic vascular injury. A review of literature of the common ...
Comunoğlu Nil Ustündagğ - - 2007
We examined the expression pattern of cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) and c-kit in uterine smooth muscle neoplasms and tried to determine the role of these markers in differential diagnosis. Archival tissue from 64 patients with uterine smooth muscle neoplasms (20 leiomyomas (LMs), 22 atypical leiomyomas (ALMs), and 22 leiomyosarcomas (LMSs)) was immunostained ...
Khilanani Rubina - - 2007
BACKGROUND: Lower leg thombosis can occur in association with a large uterine leiomyoma. CASE: We report a case of extensive lower extremity thromboembolic disease secondary to large uterine myomas. The patient presented with sudden onset of lower extremity swelling in the absence of risk factors for thrombosis. Workup revealed extensive ...
Suresh Lakshmanan - - 2007
Leiomyoma is a benign smooth muscle tumor that usually is found in the uterus, gastrointestinal tract, or skin. It appears infrequently in the oral cavity. Intraosseous leiomyomas are rare; to date, only 14 cases have been reported in the English-language literature. Gnathic leiomyoma occurs more commonly in the posterior mandible ...
Campo Sebastiano - - 2007
BACKGROUND: Endometrial ossification is a rare disease. More than 80% of cases occur after pregnancy, but it has been observed in patients with a history of endometritis, dilation and curettage, and metabolic disorders. CASE: A 42-year-old woman presented with osseous metaplasia of both the endometrium and ovaries. At laparoscopy both ...
Robson Stephen - - 2007
The presence of intramural leiomyomas is not necessarily a contraindication to thermal balloon endometrial ablation, provided there is minimal distortion of the endometrial cavity. We report 2 cases of necrosis of intramural leiomyomas after the procedure. These cases illustrate a potential complication of thermal balloon endometrial ablation that has been ...
Okamoto Sadahisa - - 2007
We report a rare case of paraneoplastic limbic encephalitis with autoantibodies to glutamate receptor (GluR) in the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF). The 35-year-old woman with consciousness disturbance was diagnosed initially as non-herpetic encephalitis. Her signs and symptoms improved with acyclovir and steroid pulse therapy. However, after the treatment, an ovarian tumor ...
Ende Lauren - - 2007
We report a case of an intraparenchymal leiomyoma of the breast with description of the radiologic, histopathologic, and immunohistochemical findings. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first case of an intraparenchymal leiomyoma of the breast diagnosed by core needle biopsy and the 22nd case described in the ...
Güney Mehmet - - 2007
BACKGROUND: Primary ovarian leiomyoma is a rare, usually small and incidentally detected neoplasm, clinically indistinguishable from subserous leiomyomas and ovarian fibromas, until histopathological confirmation. CASE REPORT: We report a rare case of unilateral, ovarian leiomyoma that was not associated with uterine tumor in a 17-year-old woman. Trans abdominal ultrasonography and ...
Chu Pei-Yi - - 2006
Presented herein is a case of primary retroperitoneal teratoma with adenocarcinomatous transformation predominantly composed of signet ring cell carcinoma and intestinal-type adenocarcinoma in a 36-year-old woman. Retroperitoneum is an infrequent location for teratoma in adults and malignant transformation is exceptionally rare. Clinical manifestations, radiological studies, laboratory investigation, and pathological findings ...
Weiss Jason R - - 2006
Fetiform teratoma (homunculus) is a term that has been given to a rare form of ovarian teratoma that resembles a malformed fetus. There are very few reported cases of this entity in the English language literature. In this report, we document a case of fetiform teratoma in a 23-year-old woman, ...
Bal Amanjit - - 2007
The incidence of malignant transformation in mature cystic teratoma (MCT) of the ovary is less than 2% as reported in gynaecological and pathological literature. Here we present a series of five patients, who developed malignant transformation in MCT of the ovary, over a 6-year period (1999-2004). The morphological and clinico-pathological ...
Berzal-Cantalejo Fernanda - - 2006
We report the case of a 51-year-old man with an asymptomatic indurated plaque on the chest wall that was surgically excised and submitted for histopathological examination. Microscopically, the dermis was occupied by a neoplastic process with spindle-shaped cells arranged in longitudinal fascicles with cytologic atypia; the abundant sclerotic stroma was ...
Bonura A - - 2006
Leiomyosarcoma of the inferior vena cava is a rare primary tumour. We present a case report of a 67-year-old man with a long history of abdominal pain and gastroesophageal reflux, who was found to have a large retroperitoneal mass confirmed to be a leiomyosarcoma. The clinical and imaging features are ...
Delides A - - 2006
Teratomas and dermoids or hairy polyps of the head and neck are rare congenital tumours, often confused and reported to appear as single masses, that may cause upper aerodigestive tract impairment. Their histological classification, origin and embryological basis of development have been a topic of debate in the past and ...
Larbcharoensub Noppadol - - 2006
Leiomyoma is a relatively uncommon neoplasm of the epididymis derived from smooth muscle cells. A case of primary leiomyomas simultaneously occurring in both epididymides is reported in a 58-year-old man, clinically presenting painless intra-scrotal masses. The examination of the epididymis characterizes clinically by a firm solid, well-circumscribe mass, and histological ...
Krüger Stefan - - 2006
Primary leiomyosarcoma of the parotid gland is an extremely rare neoplasm. We here describe the case of a 78-year-old male patient presenting with such a tumor. Five years after surgical treatment, the patient is alive and recurrence-free. To our knowledge, our case represents just the sixth case of primary leiomyosarcoma ...
Zhou Jianhong - - 2006
BACKGROUND: Smooth muscle tumors of the vulva are rare and sometimes create diagnostic difficulty because of unusual morphological features. CASE: A 29-year-old African-American female presented with a vulval mass during her 5th week of pregnancy. The lesion was surgically removed under the clinical impression of a Bartholin cyst. Histopathological findings ...
Okada Tadao - - 2006
A very rare case of mesenteric teratoma is reported. Complete tumor resection is the main prognostic factor for survival in such cases. Therefore, an important factor for successful surgery is the exact preoperative visualization of the extent of the tumor, including visualization of the abdominal arteries. This report describes the ...
Ahram J - - 2006
Leiomyosarcoma of the vagina is quite rare. Extensive search of the literature discloses 137 case reports published over the past 40 years. Collectively, these reports give only cursory guidelines for diagnosis, management, and prognosis. We add another case to the sparse literature on leiomyosarcoma of the vagina. Treatment consisted of ...
Halterman Sandra M - - 2006
This report describes an interesting case providing a brief review of the literature and highlighting the complexity in management and definitive treatment of a premature neonate with an obstructive epignathus teratoma and polydactyly bilaterally. Additionally, this case is unique because of the extremely large size of the oral tumor in ...
Erdemoglu E - - 2006
Primary leiomyoma of the ovary, which is of unknown origin, is an extremely rare tumor of ovary. We report a rare case of giant primary ovarian leiomyoma with an unusual presentation, ascites, elevated CA125 and discuss the preoperative imaging findings. A 45-year-old woman was referred for evaluation of an adnexal ...
Saini Monika Lamba - - 2006
Teratomas are tumors consisting of tissues derived from more than one germ cell line. Criteria for pulmonary origin are exclusion of a gonadal or other extra-gonadal primary site and origin entirely within the lung. Lung teratomas are rare, and for unknown reasons commonly involve the upper lobe of the left ...
Min Kyung-Joon - - 2006
Gastrointestinal adenocarcinoma arising in mature cystic teratomas of the ovary is extremely rare. We report a case of well-differentiated intestinal adenocarcinoma arising in a mature cystic teratoma of the ovary in a 77-year-old woman, presenting as acute abdomen with ovarian torsion. An immunohistochemical study revealed expression of CK20 and CK7, ...
Cheng Ming-Huei - - 2005
BACKGROUND: Hiccups, or singultus, are an abrupt, intense contraction of the inspiratory muscles accompanied by closure of the glottis and are experienced by most people. people. CASE: A 41-year-old woman with a large uterine myoma presented with recurrent and intractable hiccup boutsfor 1 year. The hiccups resolved spontaneously after hysterectomy. ...
Ulrich Christian T - - 2005
OBJECTIVES/HYPOTHESIS: To determine prognosis of primary sinonasal leiomyosarcomas after treatment. STUDY DESIGN: Literature review and case report. METHODS: Review of English literature from MEDLINE and independent sources with the addition of our case. RESULTS: Including our case, 63 cases have been reported. Primary treatment includes resection with or without radiation. ...
Kang Daniel W - - 2005
An anomalous Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) is a possible independent risk factor for deep vein thrombosis (DVT). This case represents the rare complication of an anomalous IVC causing multiple DVTs, not only in the lower extremity, but also in the abdominal periaortic circulation. In young patients who develop a DVT ...
Tamagno Gianluca - - 2005
Cystic endocrine tumors of the pancreas rarely occur, and only a few cases of cystic insulinoma have been reported to date. Diagnosis of insulinoma could be difficult if the functional activity is incomplete, possibly leading to blunted symptoms of hypoglycemia and failure in the laboratory to provide evidence of hyperinsulinemia. ...
Khan Jehanzeb - - 2005
To the best of our knowledge, pseudo-Meigs syndrome (PMS) has never been described in the setting of gliomatosis peritonei (GP), both arising from an ovarian teratoma. We present a case of ovarian teratoma with both these rare findings. The case is unique as it presents two rare manifestations of ovarian ...
Shimada Shio - - 2005
Dedifferentiated areas of dedifferentiated liposarcoma (DDL) usually show malignant fibrous histiocytoma (MFH)- or fibrosarcoma-like features and lack any histologic signs of specific differentiation. However, some reports have demonstrated specific differentiation in these areas, with histologic features resembling those of rhabdomyosarcoma, leiomyosarcoma, and osteosarcoma. We report here a pathologic and genetic ...
Nambiar Rajesh - - 2005
Retroperitoneal soft tissue sarcomas are difficult to treat because the retroperitoneal organs and great vessels are often involved by the time the patients come to a surgeon. We present the case of a 48 year old woman with a retroperitoneal leiomyosarcoma that had infiltrated the IVC and the renal veins.
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