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Bertolini Federica - - 2003
Leiomyoma is a benign tumor of smooth muscle origin that rarely occurs in the oral cavity. Of the 118 cases occurring in the oral cavity described since 1884, only five involved the mandible. This is a case of an intraosseous leiomyoma in a 9-year old child, who presented to our ...
Sinclair Daniel S - - 2003
Mature teratomas in the chest are typically located within the anterior mediastinum. The authors report a case of a mature teratoma in a young adult male with characteristic imaging features except for its location: the posterior mediastinum. On review of the literature, 3% to 8% are reported as confined to ...
Ptochos A - - 2003
We report a case of a 69-year-old man with a history of left spermatic cord thickening and an enlarging painless mass in the left hemiscrotum. A final diagnosis of paratesticular epithelioid leiomyosarcoma was made. 13 months after treatment he is alive without any signs of tumor recurrence or metastasis.
Sinawat Supat - - 2002
A 45 year-old Thai woman, gravida 5, para 5 presented with a huge pelvic mass as well as ascites and right pleural effusion. Right thoracocentesis was performed pre-operatively and malignant cells could not be detected on the cytological examination of the pleural fluid. Surgical exploration revealed a large pedunculated subserous ...
Inaoka Tsutomu - - 2003
The growing teratoma syndrome (GTS) secondary to a testicular nonseminomatous germ cell tumor has been well described since the first case was reported in 1982. In addition, radiological findings of male GTS have also reported in several studies; however, its occurrence secondary to an ovarian germ cell tumor is extremely ...
Perri Paolo - - 2002
PURPOSE: To report a mesectodermal leiomyoma of the posterior choroid. DESIGN: Observational case report. METHODS: A 23-year-old man was referred to us because of a progressive blurred vision in his left eye. Ophthalmologic examination revealed the presence of a 12 x 10 x 7.2-mm amelanotic choroidal mass in his left ...
Kazez A - - 2002
A mature teratoma was identified in a two-month-old girl who was operated for a sacrococcygeal mass. The cystic components of the mass were accidentally opened during surgery, and a solid, rudimentary organ resembling a heart emerged. It had a vascular pedicle and a pulsation like cardiac activity different from the ...
Lewin Maïté - - 2002
Hepatic portal vein gas has been documented in numerous conditions and is traditionally regarded as a poor prognostic sign. There are, however, several reports of portal vein gas with a benign course. We report the first case of transient hepatic portal vein gas secondary to the ingestion of a caustic ...
Obajimi M O - - 2002
This is a case of a neonate with a large cervical mass and respiratory distress at birth. Radiological investigations revealed a predominantly solid mass with calcifications and multiple cysts, suggesting a teratoma. Patient died while being prepared for surgery and autopsy confirmed an immature teratoma. The clinical and pathological characteristics ...
Killoran Timothy P - - 2003
Primary vascular leiomyosarcomas are rare tumors arising from the media of vessel walls, involving the extremities in about one third of reported cases, and the popliteal vein even less frequently. We report a case of popliteal vein leiomyosarcoma in a 62-year old man who presented with leg pain and edema ...
Bosma Jark Jan Daniel - - 2002
The association of teratoma and neural tube defects is very rare. A case of teratoma resembling bowel within a meningomyelocele is presented and the literature reviewed. The hypotheses of a possible common aetiology for this association include a single dysembryogenic process and neoplastic transformation of heterotopic primordial elements incorporated in ...
Coard Kathleen C M - - 2002
A leiomyosarcoma of the uterus in a 54-year-old woman exhibited striking involvement of large vessels of the myometrium and broad ligament on both gross and microscopic examination. The pattern of vascular involvement resembled that seen in intravenous leiomyomatosis. Imaging studies showed recurrent tumor within the inferior vena cava 3 months ...
Houck W V - - 2002
Benign metastasizing leiomyoma is a rare clinical entity that has been described in several previous reports. Although the exact pathophysiology of the disease is unknown, two predominant theories exist: (1) metastasis from an existing leiomyoma (commonly seen with uterine leiomyoma) or (2) multicentric leiomyomatous growths rather than actual metastases. We ...
Mason Tina C - - 2002
BACKGROUND: The incidence of leiomyomas in pregnancy is approximately 1%. Their presence has been linked to spontaneous abortion, premature labor, soft tissue dystocia, uterine inertia, fetopelvic disproportion, malposition of the fetus, retention of the placenta, and postpartum hemorrhage. CASE: This case report documents a seldom-described event of a submucous leiomyoma ...
Nikitakis Nikolaos G - - 2002
Leiomyosarcoma of the oral cavity is a very rare tumor that is associated with aggressive clinical behavior and low survival. In this paper, we report two new cases of leiomyosarcoma affecting the mandibular gingiva and mandible of a 35-year-old male and the mandible of a 51-year-old female. Given the difficulty ...
Jutley R S - - 2002
Leiomyosarcoma is a rare tumour that accounts for 0.5% oesophageal sarcomas. The most common presenting symptom is dysphagia. This report presents a case of oesophageal leiomyosarcoma in a 56-year-old Caucasian man found incidentally while being investigated for refractory cough. There was no history of dysphagia in spite of tumour mass ...
Katsikas Vasilios S - - 2002
We report a case of a 78-year-old patient with penile leiomyosarcoma, treated by radical penectomy. Two years after the operation the patient is without evidence of local recurrence or metastatic disease.We also discuss the treatment options and attempt a review of the literature.
Liang S X - - 2001
Second nonocular malignancies develop with increased incidence in patients with hereditary retinoblastoma. Osteosarcoma is by far the most common type with an incidence of up to 50%, followed by soft tissue sarcomas. Visceral leiomyosarcoma is extremely rare and only 2 cases have been reported in the past 2 decades, one ...
Sancak R - - 2001
BACKGROUND: Teratomas are the most common type of childhood germ cell tumor, arising in both ovary and extragonadal locations. From 40% to 50% of the extragonadal teratomas occur in the sacrococcygeal region. Teratomas in the head, neck, brain, mediastinum, abdominal, and spinal cord locations are seen less frequently. Congenital anomalies ...
Goswami D - - 2001
BACKGROUND: Nongestational pure ovarian choriocarcinoma is a rare malignancy with only 29 cases described to date. CASE: We describe a case associated with mature cystic teratoma of the contralateral ovary. Details of all 30 cases including clinical features, associations, surgicopathological findings, operative procedures, postoperative chemotherapy, and outcome are summarized. CONCLUSION: ...
Belli G - - 2001
BACKGROUND: Smooth muscle tumours are common in the genito-urinary and gastro-intestinal tracts, but primary leiomyoma of the liver is extremely rare. Only a few cases have been reported to date. CASE OUTLINE: We report a case of giant leiomyoma of the liver in a 67-year-old woman that was treated by ...
Elmaci I - - 2001
Diastematomyelia, or split cord malformation, a complete or incomplete sagittal division of the neural axis into halves, is seen in association with many other congenital anomalies. Among these anomalies, intradural spinal teratoma is extremely rare. Diastematomyelia is a well-recognized although unusual clinical syndrome in children, but it is rarely reported ...
Lo K W - - 2001
We describe a case of intracardiac leiomyomatosis originating from the uterus, growing up in the inferior vena cava, and extending into the right ventricle. She also found to have lung metastasis. As she declined for further operative intervention, Tamoxifen was given for the control of disease. This case represented an ...
Ikeda R - - 2001
Leiomyomas are rare in the urinary tract, with the kidney capsule being the most common location [1]. Leiomyoma of the female urethra is very rare. In 1992, Cheng et al. reviewed a total of 29 cases. They concluded that urethral leiomyoma is a rare condition that is difficult to distinguish ...
Nesi G - - 2001
Primary leiomyosarcoma of the pancreas is a rare tumor for which only 21 reports appear in the world literature. We describe an additional case of pancreatic leiomyosarcoma in a 76-year-old man, who complained of persistent high fever. Histologic examination revealed a pleomorphic spindle cell tumor. Reactivity for muscle-specific actin, alpha-smooth ...
Ero─člu A - - 2001
Leiomyosarcoma of the esophagus is an uncommon neoplasm of mesenchymal origin. The simultaneous occurrence of leiomyosarcoma and squamous cell carcinoma in the esophagus as separate tumors is a very rare event. We present a case leiomyosarcoma associated with squamous cell carcinoma that was diagnosed after surgical resection. The clinical, radiologic, ...
Huang P C - - 2000
Benign metastasizing leiomyoma (BML) refers to benign pulmonary neoplasm associated with a previous or coincident history of uterine leiomyomata. We report the case of a 56-year-old postmenopausal woman with a 4-year history of multiple benign leiomyomatous lesions in bilateral lungs and the uterus. The tumor cells from the lungs and ...
Turhan N O - - 2000
We report a case of a benign cystic teratoma in a 30-year-old woman who underwent laparoscopy for a persisting pelvic mass in the posterior cul-de-sac. Our review of the literature indicates that, this is the second teratoma case of the douglas and the first one removed laparoscopically.
Singla S L - - 2000
Cystic hygromas occur most commonly in the neck. Rarely are they known to involve the axilla, groin, mediastinum, retroperitoneum, pelvis, mesentery, omentum and spleen. We successfully managed a case of cystic hygroma of gluteal region in a one and half year old child who presented with a cystic, non transilluminant ...
Asano S - - 2000
An intrapulmonary teratoma (IPT), multiloculated and bronchiectatic, with two polyps inside a 23-year-old man is reported. The IPT, a very rare benign cystic lesion, was communicating with segmental bronchus and was removed by a segmental resection from the upper lobe of the left lung. The teratoma contained various kinds of ...
Dry S M - - 2000
AIMS: Oral leiomyosarcoma is rare and poorly documented. We aimed to characterize these lesions clinicopathologically in order to facilitate their distinction from other spindle cell neoplasms in the oral cavity. METHODS AND RESULTS: Ten cases of oral leiomyosarcoma were retrieved and studied histologically and immunohistochemically. Clinical data were obtained from ...
Mesenas S J - - 2000
This case report describes a primary hepatic leiomyoma presenting as a mass lesion detected on ultrasonography of the abdomen in an asymptomatic hepatitis B carrier on routine surveillance. Primary leiomyomata of the liver are rare occurrences, with only 9 cases reported in the literature. The presenting features of primary hepatic ...
Jarrahy R - - 2000
Congenital teratoma of the oropharyngeal cavity is a unique clinical entity that poses immediate threats to the neonate in the postpartum period. Establishment of a secure airway is a primary goal after delivery; complete surgical resection is the subsequent guiding principle of management. Even more rare than teratomas confined to ...
Mira J L - - 2000
We describe the case of a 48-year-old quadriplegic black man with history of C4-C5 cervical spine and cord injury secondary to a fall, who presented to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center Urology Service with obstructive symptoms at urination. A bulbous urethral stricture was diagnosed and subsequently resected with primary ...
Uppot R N - - 2000
Since 1993, 14 cases of central line guide wires becoming entangled with vena cava filters have been reported. We present three additional cases and review the 14 cases in the literature. Obtaining a detailed patient history is important in identifying patients with a vena cava filter. A low threshold of ...
Lemmon G W - - 2000
Inferior vena cava filters are increasingly utilized to prevent pulmonary emboli originating from lower extremity, pelvis, or caval thromboses. Unique indications exist for filter placement in the suprarenal portion of the vena cava. The largest reported experience in suprarenal position has involved the use of the Greenfield filter. Although unique ...
Vandenhaute B - - 2000
Three cases of epignathus teratoma associated with other midline anomalies are reported. The first case involved Pierre Robin sequence and a bifid tongue. The second case was characterized by two teratomas, a meningoencephalocele, and a cleft lip and nose. The third case had Pierre Robin sequence associated with duplication of ...
Sans N - - 2000
Diffuse esophageal leiomyomatosis is a rare disorder which may be found in association with leiomyomas in other locations or with other disorders. We report two cases in men, one with associated tracheobronchial involvement, which illustrate the value of imaging in differentiating this entity from other causes of dysphagia and in ...
Kohno A - - 1999
Leiomyoma is one of the rarest solid tumours of the ovary. We report a case of a degenerated ovarian leiomyoma associated with pregnancy. MR findings are identical to those of degenerated uterine leiomyoma and it is difficult to differentiate between them. Ovarian leiomyoma should therefore be included in the differential ...
Pins M R - - 1999
BACKGROUND: Primary cardiac leiomyosarcomas are rare. Isolated reported cases and small series generally describe spindle-celled, high-grade tumors with poor short-term survival; however, the pathologic features of many of these tumors are incompletely documented. The authors report in detail the clinicopathologic features of 2 relatively low-grade epithelioid and spindle-celled primary cardiac ...
Thomas S - - 1999
Leiomyosarcoma involving the larynx is extremely rare and may be difficult to diagnose. Likewise, because of the rarity of this lesion, little information exists with regard to long-term follow-up or optimal management. Reported here is a review of the literature and a case report of a patient with leiomyosarcoma of ...
Gangadharan V P - - 1999
Primary choriocarcinoma of the ovary (PCO) is rare. This can be gestational (GCO) or nongestational (NGCO) in origin. It is difficult to differentiate between CGO and NGCO. NGCO carries a worse prognosis than GCO. We present two cases of metastatic GCO who were treated successfully with combination chemotherapy and are ...
Adad S J - - 1999
Leiomyosarcoma constitutes approximately 0.5% of the malignant neoplasias of the esophagus and its association with megaesophagus has not been described. We report on a case of a woman with dysphagia that was slowly progressive from the age of 19 due to chagasic megaesophagus. The woman was subjected to cardiomyotomy at ...
Di Mario M - - 1999
We report a case of sacro-coccygeal teratoma (ScT) in a 29 years old primigravida at 19 weeks of gestation. Ultrasonographic evaluation in antenatal management of these abnormalities is discussed. The main sonographic criteria appear to be two: dimension and rapid growth of the tumour. Cariotype must be performed to exclude ...
Shimoji H - - 1999
A case report and review of the literature on pedunculated exogastric leiomyosarcomas are presented. Although about one-fourth of the stromal tumors (common leiomyomas and leiomyosarcomas) of the stomach grow in an exogastric configuration, pedunculated exogastric leiomyosarcomas are extremely rare. At present there is no evidence of intraperitoneal seeding from exogastric ...
Ruah C B - - 1999
Teratomas are germ cell tumours usually found in the young and are characteristically composed of tissue foreign to the place where they arise. Two teratomas of the middle ear were first described in 1866 and since then, and to the best of our knowledge, 19 additional cases have been reported ...
Ribeiro P R - - 1999
OBJECTIVE AND IMPORTANCE: The intradural extension of a sacrococcygeal teratoma is rare and has been reported previously in only two cases. We present a case of a sacrococcygeal teratoma with an intradural and extramedullary extension. CLINICAL PRESENTATION: The patient was a full-term female infant, born with a sacral mass. Ultrasonography, ...
Hsu S C - - 1999
Leiomyoma are very common in the normal uterus; however, they are rather rare in mullerian duct remnant. We report a case of mullerian duct remnant leiomyoma associated with vaginal agenesis. The mass had papillary growth with cystic-solid components by ultrasound. Ovarian cancer was suspected preoperatively. Finally, a fibroid with hyalinization ...
den Boon J - - 1999
Malignant change to glioblastoma multiforme in a mature cystic teratoma (dermoid cyst) is exceptionally rare. Besides a report on such a case we give a brief review of the literature on this subject and a comment on treatment. The reported case is about a 41-year-old woman with a mature cystic ...
Doss B J - - 1999
Ovarian leiomyomas are uncommon and have not been systematically studied. The clinical and histopathologic features of 15 ovarian leiomyomas were evaluated, including their clinical presentation, size, cellularity, mitotic index, presence of degeneration, and hyalinization. The mean age of women with ovarian leiomyomas was 45.8 years. The presenting sign was an ...
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