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Outzen K E - - 1986
A case of primary leiomyosarcoma in the trachea of a 63-year-old woman is presented. Owing to the rare occurrence of this tumour in this site, the clinical diagnosis and pathological classification are difficult. In the English literature, only six cases of primary leiomyosarcoma in the trachea are on record.
Khalifa A A - - 1986
A case of leiomyosarcoma of the rectum is presented and followed by a review of 135 cases from the literature. The five- and ten-year survival figures were the same whether the patient was treated by radical or local excision; however, local excision was followed by 67.5 percent recurrence. Abdominoperineal resection ...
Harling H - - 1986
A case of a primary ovarian carcinoid arising in the right ovary of a 17-year-old female is reported. The microscopic picture was very heterogeneous and there was heavily metastatic involvement of the liver but no symptoms of the carcinoid syndrome. No response to DTIC as part of combination chemotherapy was ...
Gutierrez O - - 1986
A case of leiomyosarcoma of the inferior vena cava showed extension into the right atrium and the right ventricle. Chest roentgenograms, inferior vena cavogram and computed tomography suggested the correct diagnosis and established the extent of involvement. The tumour was successfully removed from the heart with subsequent significant symptomatic relief.
Bruyninckx C M - - 1986
Leiomyosarcoma of the inferior vena cava is reported with increasing frequency but remains a rare lesion. In this article we report one case and review 69 cases. The disease affects mainly women approximately 50 years of age. The symptoms vary according to the location of the tumor; Budd-Chiari syndrome and ...
Leu H J - - 1986
Five cases of intramural venous leiomyosarcomas are described. Only one was localized in the inferior vena cava, the classic site; the other four cases were situated in smaller veins, namely, the short and long saphenous veins, the external jugular vein, and a superficial vein at the back of the hand. ...
Jimenez J F - - 1986
There have been only nine cases of primary bronchopulmonary leiomyosarcoma (PBPL) in children reported in the English language literature, to our knowledge. Herein, we report the tenth case of PBPL in a 24-hour-old newborn infant with associated nonimmunologic hydrops fetalis. We believe this to be the youngest patient ever reported ...
Pearl R M - - 1986
The first case of a documented metastatic cervical teratoma of infancy is presented with a review of diagnostic considerations. Early biopsy of suspicious neonatal head and neck masses is recommended. Complete resection of the teratoma should be considered as soon as clinically possible.
Beluffi G - - 1986
Leiomyosarcoma of the lung is a type of tumour rarely found in childhood. It arises from smooth muscle either of bronchial or arterial walls, has a variable pattern of local growth, blood-borne metastatic spread with lymph nodes sparing and a clinical course characterized by fever, cough and worsening dyspnea. We ...
Grey L F - - 1986
Two cases of leiomyosarcoma of the spermatic cord are described. The first case is a seventy-eight-year-old white man with a twenty-year history of leiomyosarcoma of the cord. Twice irradiated, he has had some twenty local recurrences. These have been to the contralateral cord, scrotum, suprapubic region, both inguinal regions, and ...
Navarro C - - 1985
A new case of precocious puberty secondary to production of human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG) by an hepatoblastoma was studied in an 8-month-old infant. A review was made of the 35 cases of paraneoplasic precocious puberty previously reported in the literature. The most frequent cause is hepatoblastoma, which was responsible for ...
Szabó M - - 1985
It is usually assumed that in the case of sacrococcygeal teratoma the concentration of alphafetoprotein in the amniotic fluid is increased. In the case reported here the AFP concentration in the amniotic fluid was found to be normal in spite of a large teratoma not covered with skin. Possible reasons ...
Karl S R - - 1985
Eight benign posterior mediastinal teratomas have been found in the world's literature. Including our case, four teratomas were intimately involved with, and often required, partial resection of the major surrounding structures--aorta, chest wall, and esophagus. Preoperative evaluation of posterior mediastinal teratomas should include consideration of a barium swallow and/or aortography ...
Pounder D J - - 1985
Myxoid leiomyosarcomas present a diagnostic problem. They are said to have low mitotic counts and are considered to be exceptions to the general rule that uterine smooth-muscle tumors with a mitotic rate of less than five per ten high-power fields rarely recur. We present two cases of myxoid leiomyosarcoma, both ...
Shin M S - - 1985
Two cases of asymptomatic primary mediastinal cystic hygroma in adults are reported. The CT findings, including: paratracheal and paravertebral location; round, smooth, and sharp outline; homogeneous density with low attenuation number; compression of surrounding tissue without gross invasion; and lack of calcification, together with the superior mediastinal location are sufficiently ...
Feeney J J - - 1985
An intracerebral hematoma (ICH) developed in a patient during diagnostic evaluation for hemoptysis and guaiac-positive stools. Tissue obtained from colonic polyps, a pregastric mass, and cerebrum had features of poorly differentiated leiomyosarcoma. Only three other cases of pathologically confirmed cerebral metastasis of leiomyosarcoma are reported in the literature. The presence ...
Giyanani V L - - 1985
Leiomyomas of the scrotum are unusual testicular masses and a case report reviewing the ultrasonographic findings of this entity comprises this report. The ultrasonographic characteristics of leiomyoma have not been reported previously. The purpose of this case report is to discuss the findings of ultrasound in evaluation of leiomyoma in ...
Abdin H A - - 1985
Leiomyosarcomas are extremely rare in the oral region. A case of a malignant tumour of the smooth muscle of the mandible possibly originating from a pre-existent benign counterpart is reported and the literature briefly reviewed. The case presented suggested the possibility that leiomyosarcomas, whenever they originate as a result of ...
Mosli H A - - 1985
We report an adult benign teratoma of the testis in a 12-year-old boy, which, to our knowledge, is the first reported instance of such a tumor developing during puberty. After radical inguinal orchiectomy all pathological sections proved to be consistent with a benign adult teratoma. This child is being followed ...
von Hochstetter A R - - 1984
In a 60-year-old man, a swelling anteromedially just below the knee led to the discovery of an intraosseous leiomyosarcoma. It is the 13th documented case of primary leiomyosarcoma of bone outside the facial skeleton. Clinical and pathologic findings, modes of treatment and therapeutic results are reviewed, and theories of histogenesis ...
Dixon A Y - - 1984
An 85-year-old man with unexplained hemorrhagic pseudoascites of four years' duration was discovered to have a primary omental leiomyosarcoma. Neoplasms arising in the greater omentum are rare. To date, only three primary omental leiomyosarcomas have been described. Clinical and pathologic findings of this case are presented and the topic of ...
Aagaard J - - 1983
Duodenal leiomyomas are a very rare cause of upper gastrointestinal bleeding and the disorder is not always diagnosed. The author describes such a case in a 71-year-old woman. It illustrates the problems in diagnosis and describes the appropriate treatment. The pathologist may find it difficult to distinguish between a malignant ...
Vera-Román J M - - 1983
Sixty-five cases of pulmonary leiomyomas previously have been reported. A new case is reported of a 23-year-old man. Electron microscopy showed typical ultrastructural smooth muscle differentiation. In a series of 66 cases from the world literature, the ratio of females to males was of 1.5:1. There is a slight preponderance ...
Martin E - - 1983
A case of multiple pulmonary leiomyomas is presented. In a review of the literature, a confusing array of rare diseases all pertaining to multiple leiomyomas was found. These were reduced to three entities: leiomyomatosis in women, metastatic leiomyoma in men and children, and multiple pulmonary fibroleiomyomatous hamartoma occurring in anyone. ...
Guérard M J - - 1983
Pure rhabdomyosarcomas are extremely rare and lethal primary neoplasms of the ovary. The available literature revealed 14 such cases. This report describes the light and electron microscopic findings of another case. At the electron microscopic level, rhabdomyogenesis recapitulates skeletal muscle differentiation during early fetal life. Rhabdomyoblasts in the ovary may ...
Hemani D D - - 1983
Leiomyoma, a benign neoplasm of smooth muscle cell origin, has been documented infrequently in the oral cavity. It may arise wherever unstriated muscle is present including the arterial wall (Cherrick et al., 1973). The most common site is the uterus, followed by the wall of the alimentary canal and in ...
Herbold D R - - 1983
A case of leiomyosarcoma arising in a preexisting leiomyoma of the broad ligament is presented with ultrastructural and Feulgen microspectrophotometric confirmation. This is the fourth reported case of leiomyosarcoma of the broad ligament and the second reported case to show evidence of a preexisting leiomyoma. Three of these patients died ...
Weldon-Linne C M - - 1983
Two benign ovarian cystic teratomas, each containing a partial human body-like structure (homunculus), are described. One was found in a 30-year-old woman, and the second occurred in a prepubertal 10-year-old girl. Each of the 2 homunculi resembled the lower half of a miniature human body with buttocks, a pair of ...
Yates V D - - 1983
Anterior sacral meningoceles and presacral teratomas are rare congenital malformations associated with a sacrococcygeal bony defect. The inheritance of anterior sacral meningoceles has been proposed to be X-linked dominant, whereas presacral teratomas have been reported to be autosomal dominantly inherited. Anterior meningoceles and teratomas may occur independently or in combination. ...
Reid H A - - 1983
A case is described of a neuroblastoma which appeared to arise in a mature cystic teratoma of the ovary. The literature concerning neural tumours of the ovary is briefly reviewed and the grounds for believing that the development of such neoplasms is an indication of the presence of immature neuroepithelial ...
Esposito G - - 1983
A case of thrombosis of superior vena cava in a child with thymoma is reported and the necessity of an exact definition of vascular lesions in thymopathies underlined. The innominate veins and the superior vena cava should be visualized preoperatively to program an appropriate radical surgical treatment particularly when these ...
Truong L D - - 1982
Gliomatosis peritonei, a rare complication of solid ovarian teratomas, is a miliary, mature glial implantation on the peritoneum or omentum. Two new cases are reported and 30 previously reported cases are reviewed. Gliomatosis peritonei is thought to be benign in almost all cases and thus deserves no treatment except for ...
Chang C G - - 1981
The clinical presentations, findings of neuroradiological examinations, laboratory findings, pathological diagnoses, methods of treatment, and results of follow-up of 43 cases of pineal tumor collected at the Nagoya University Hospital from 1958 to 1979 are reviewed. The definitions of calcification of the pineal body and of pineal tumor are given. ...
Rainoldi J L - - 1981
The authors report a case of a male 53 years old with a leiomyoma and a leiomyoblastoma in his stomach. The signs of clinical presentation were given by the leiomyoma. The leiomyoblastoma was a surgical finding. The rarity of the association of these two lesions and the malignant potentiality of ...
Chauhan M A - - 1981
Leiomyosarcoma, a highly malignant tumor of the inferior vena cava, is rare. Only 55 cases have been reported in the world literature, and of these only 18 were evaluated with a special vascular procedure, either arteriography or inferior vena cavography. In two cases of leiomyosarcoma of the inferior vena cava, ...
Vogler C - - 1981
Nongestational, pure ovarian choriocarcinoma is decidedly rare; the unequivocal diagnosis is rarely established in women of childbearing age. Differentiation of nongestational from gestational trophoblastic neoplasia is crucial, the prognosis and therapy being distinct in each type. We report a case of primary ovarian, nongestational, pure choriocarcinoma in a 27-year-old woman ...
Miranda F J - - 1980
Two rare cases of carcinosarcoma of the esophagus are presented. In the first case the decision to operate was based on an initial diagnosis of leiomyosarcoma made by endoscopic biopsy. In the second, a diagnosis of carcinosarcoma was also obtained by endoscopic biopsy. The pathology is commented on. The authors ...
Kaymakcalan H - - 1980
A patient who, eight years prior, had a Heller operation for achalasia developed hypertrophic osteoarthropathy possibly secondary to a leiomyoma of the esophagus with sarcomatous changes. No local invasion or metastases were found. Total esophagectomy completely cured the esophageal symptoms and relieved the swelling and pain of her knees and ...
Kabuto T - - 1980
A case of diffuse leiomyomatosis of the esophagus which was successfully resected is presented. The patient was a 44-year-old man who had an abnormal filling defect, which was incidentally discovered during esophagography, and was observed for two years. Although he remained asymptomatic, an operation was performed because of increase in ...
Rao B K - - 1980
Leiomyosarcoma of the colon, excluding that of the rectum, is extremely rare. We report a case of leiomyosarcoma of the ascending colon with a brief review of literature. The clinical manifestations in our case were typical: abdominal pain, diarrhea, anorexia, and a palpable tumor that was firm, smooth, and mobile ...
Bruneton J N - - 1980
Retroperitoneal teratomas are rare in adults; they are malignant in 25.8% of cases. The authors report two benign cases in which radiologic examination was essential in establishing the diagnosis. Irregular calcifications, which are visible in 61.5% of reported cases, cannot be considered a sign of benignity, since 12.5% of calcified ...
Warner C - - 1980
A case of leiomyosarcoma of the inferior vena cava (IVC) is reported. Only 48 cases have been previously reported in the world literature. Pre-operative management is discussed with reference to diagnostic consideration. The case strengthens the concept of operative intervention in asymptomatic abdominal masses with minimal pre-operative workup and delay.
Belis J A - - 1979
Leiomyomas may originate from any anatomic location of smooth muscle in the genitourinary system but are uncommon neoplasms. Five unusual cases of leiomyomas arising from the renal pelvis, bladder, spermatic cord, and glans penis are presented. The leiomyoma arising from the glans penis in a three-year-old boy is the first ...
Mooppan M M - - 1979
Leiomyoma of the urethra is a rare condition, which is more common in female than in male subjects. There are only 14 documented cases of leiomyoma of the female urethra in the literature. A careful analysis of these cases revealed the average patient age to be 34.1 years. The site ...
Honoré L H - - 1979
Fourteen uteri, removed for IUD-associated menorrhagia, were studied. Twelve of these IUD-bearing uteri showed pure diffuse myometrial hypertrophy; the other two uteri were enlarged as a result of multiple leiomyomas in one case and extensive deep adenomyosis in the other. The incidence of pure myometrial hypertrophy in the IUD group ...
Siegel M J - - 1978
Gastric teratoma is a rare benign tumor with a striking male predominance in patients under one year of age. The common presenting features are a palpable mass producing gastro-intestinal hemorrhage or respiratory distress. Approximately 50% of gastric teratomas may show calcification on plain abdominal roentgenograms. Two cases in newborns are ...
Kimler S C - - 1978
A case of primary malignant teratoma of the thyroid in a gravid 37-year-old female is reported and the literature on cervical teratomas in adults reviewed. The patient was treated by total thyroidectomy and left radical neck dissection followed by cervical and mediastinal radiotherapy and chemotherapy. She fied of recurrent tumor ...
Coblentz M G - - 1978
Two cases of flow-directed, balloon-tipped catheterizations of the right heart via a persistent left superior vena cava are presented. In both cases, the monitoring catheters assumed similar, atypical configurations on plain chest roentgenograms. Recognition of the characteristic configuration of the course of transvenous catheters through the persistent left superior vena ...
Park J J - - 1978
Thirteen cases of leiomyosarcomas of the extremities are reported. Most of the cases were operated on without information concerning benignancy or malignancy. Plain radiographs showed amorphous calcification in two cases. Three cases had angiographic study and all revealed malignant neovascularity. In no literature that we reviewed was angiography mentioned in ...
Goldblatt L I - - 1977
A case of central leiomyoma of the mandible is reported, along with ultrastructural confirmation of the diagnosis. The pertinent literature is reviewed. It is probable that this lesion arose from the smooth muscle in the walls of blood vessels. To the best of our knowledge, this is only the second ...
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