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Zhao Jing J The First Department of Oncology, Hebei General Hospital, Shijiazhuang, Hebei 050051, P.R. - - 2014
Giant cell tumors (GCTs) mainly occur in metaphyses of long bones and are generally considered histologically benign; however, GCTs may be locally aggressive with a high rate of local recurrence and exhibit the potential for distant metastasis. Primary GCT of the clivus is extremely rare and is easily misdiagnosed and, ...
Ciledag Nazan N Department of Radiology, Ankara Oncology Research and Education Hospital, Demetevler, Ankara 06200, - - 2014
Schwannoma or neurilemmoma is a well-defined, benign tumor, which arises from neural crest cells and surrounds the nerve sheath. It is rare neoplasm that is typically found in the extremities, such as the thorax, head, neck, pelvis and rectum. Schwannoma localized to the pancreas is particularly rare and only a ...
Doane Jennifer A E - - 2014
Background:There are less than 100 cases of multinucleate cell angiohistiocytoma (MCA) currently reported in the literature. It occurs as a localized, asymptomatic, benign proliferation of the skin, characterized histologically by irregular multinucleate cells. Due to its novelty, the etiology of the disease and treatment options are still under investigation.Objective:To report ...
Wang Rui-Fen RF Department of Pathology, Xin Hua Hospital Affiliated to Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine, Shanghai 200092, P.R. - - 2015
The aim of the present study was to characterize the clinicopathological features of follicular dendritic cell sarcoma (FDCS), and to report the experience of the Xin Hua Hospital Affiliated to Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine (Shanghai, China) with this entity. The clinicopathological findings of four cases that had recently ...
Ding Luyin L Department of Hematology, The Second Affiliated Hospital of Zhejiang University Medical College, Hangzhou, Zhejiang 310009, P.R. - - 2015
The present study reports the case of a 61-year-old male with polymyositis who presented with exacerbated weakness in the lower limbs and a recurrent fever that had persisted for one month. Positron emission tomography/computed tomography scans revealed multiple regions of elevated fluorodeoxyglucose metabolism in the lymph nodes, lungs, liver, spleen ...
Ci Zou Z Department of Urology, The Second Affiliated Hospital of Anhui Medical of University, Hefei, - - 2014
We present a case with penile and intramuscular metastases of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma. A 61-year-old male had undergone a total esophagectomy and later developed metastatic nodules of the penis and intramuscular metastasis of the thigh. We believe this is the first report of this rare case. We describe the ...
Shan Shi-Jun SJ *Ackerman Academy of Dermatopathology, New York, NY; †Department of Dermatology, Tianjin Medical University General Hospital, Tianjin, China; ‡Graduate School, Tianjin Medical University, Tianjin, China; and §Dermatology Associates of Central New Jersey, Old Bridge, - - 2014
: Interdigitating dendritic cell sarcoma (IDCS) is defined as a neoplastic proliferation of spindle to ovoid cells with phenotypic features similar to those of interdigitating dendritic cells, which are present in the T cell-rich areas of lymphoid organs and participate as antigen-presenting cells responsible for initiating primary T lymphocyte immune ...
Kuang Jin J Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Wuhan Central Hospital, Wuhan, Hubei 430014, P.R. - - 2014
The current study reports the case of a 68-year-old male who presented with a 4-month history of a painless slow-growing mass in the left parotid region. Magnetic resonance imaging revealed two independent, round lesions in the superficial and deep lobes of the parotid gland on the left side, respectively. A ...
Brandel David W DW Division of Abdominal Imaging, Department of Radiology, University of Michigan Health System, 1500 E. Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI, 48109, - - 2014
Lobular capillary hemangiomas (LCH) are acquired benign vascular tumors of skin and mucosal spaces of head and neck. Very few cases of LCH have been reported in the abdomen, predominantly occurring as mucosal polyps in the bowel. We present CT imaging features of solitary retroperitoneal LCH in a patient with ...
Arora Srimathy S - - 2014
Aneurysmal bone cysts are rare pseudocysts, commonly seen in long bones and vertebral column. Although a well described and reported lesion, many misconceptions still prevail regarding their etiopathogenesis. Many of the reported cases of jaw aneurysmal bone cysts (JABC) present with another bone pathology. The purpose of this review was ...
Delga Agnes A Department of Pathology, CHU Sart Tilman, University of Liège, Liège, - - 2014
Objective: A double-blind study was conducted to compare the performance of the new BestPrep® (CellSolutions) liquid-based thin-layer Papanicolaou (Pap) test with ThinPrep® (Hologic). Study Design: Samples from the study patients (n = 105) were collected twice in the same encounter with the ThinPrep sample always taken first and the BestPrep ...
Del Corso G G Department of Biomedical and Neuromotor Sciences, Section of Oral Science, University of Bologna, via S Vitale 59, Bologna, Italy, - - 2014
Ghost cell odontogenic carcinomas are rare neoplasms that arise in the maxillary bones either from a calcifying odontogenic cyst or de novo. They are aggressive locally and can metastasize. We report herein a case of a ghost cell odontogenic carcinoma arising in the mandible of a Caucasian male 86 years of ...
Sia Paul Ikgan PI *South Australian Institute of Ophthalmology, Royal Adelaide Hospital, North Terrace; and †Flinders Medical Centre, Adelaide, South Australia, - - 2014
The authors describe a case of T-cell large granular lymphocytic leukemia nodular lesion of the eyelid. To their knowledge, this has not been reported previously to occur in the eyelids. They have also reviewed previous literature reports on similar skin lesions in areas elsewhere.
Lee Hae-Lim HL Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, - - 2014
Most cases of gas gangrene caused by Clostridium species begin with trauma-related injuries but in rare cases, spontaneous gas gangrene (SGG) can occur when patients have conditions such as advanced malignancy, diabetes, or immunosuppression. Clostridium perfringens, a rare cause of SGG, exists as normal flora of skin and intestines of ...
Norval Ernst Jg EJ Department of Diagnostics, University of the Western Cape, Tygerberg, South - - 2014
A small percentage of patients treated for Hodgkin's disease are at risk of developing a second malignancy. The appearance of secondary malignancies such as leukemia, carcinoma or non-Hodgkin's lymphomas may be attributed to the mutagenic effects of chemotherapy and/or radiotherapy. Most secondary non-Hodgkin's lymphomas are of the B-cell type, but ...
Yegen Gülçin G Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey - - 2014
Clear cell sarcoma is a rare tumor classically associated with tendons and aponeuroses of lower extremities of young adults and has a distinctive histopathologic and molecular profile. It has been rarely described in other locations other than soft tissues, including the gastrointestinal tract. Herein we report a case of clear ...
Nibhoria Sarita S Associate Professor, Department of Pathology, Guru Gobind Singh Medical College Faridkot Punjab, India - - 2014
Syringoma is a benign eccrine sweat gland tumour affecting mostly females at puberty as multiple soft papules usually 1-2 mm in diameter. The sites of predilection are lower eyelids, cheeks. Syringoma of the vulva is a rare disorder. Only few cases have been reported in the literature. We report here ...
Ramesh Kumar K Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, SDM Medical College & Hospital , Sattur, Dharwad, Karnataka, India - - 2014
Clear cell carcinoma of cervix is a rare entity amongst cervical neoplasms especially post diethylstilbestrol era. It is hypothesised to have a bimodal distribution with spontaneous cases unrelated to DES exposure observed in elderly age group. We report a rare case of clear cell carcinoma of cervix (CCCC) in a ...
Ingin Rajashree J RJ Professor, Department of Pathology, M. R. Medical College , Gulbarga, India - - 2014
Transitional cell carcinoma (TCC) of the ovary is a recently recognized, subtype of ovarian surface epithelial cancer; the pure form accounting for only 1% of surface epithelial tumors. It has been described as a primary ovarian carcinoma with definite urothelial features but no benign, metaplastic and/or proliferating Brenner tumor (BT) ...
Feldman Steven R SR Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC, - - 2014
Costs associated with psoriasis present a considerable economic burden. A previously published review was lacking comprehensive data on biologics. Therefore, a systematic literature review was performed to gain a comprehensive understanding of the economic burden of psoriasis throughout the world. Studies published in the English language between January 2001 and ...
Nakamura Harumi H Department of Pathology, National Center for Global Health and Medicine Hospital, Tokyo, Japan. Electronic address: - - 2014
Nuclear protein in testis (NUT) midline carcinoma (NMC) is an extremely aggressive carcinoma that is genetically defined by rearrangement of the NUT gene. Herein, we describe a case of NMC in a young Japanese man, and review 31 cases of NMC in the literature. The present case was of a ...
Piccirilli Manolo - - 2014
Granular cell tumor (GCT) is a rare neoplasm occurring in the sellar and suprasellar spaces. It is a primary tumor of the neurohypophysis, presumably arising from the pituicytes, a distinctive glial cell of the neurohypophysis. GCTs in most reported cases show biologically benign behavior with slow growth. Only 70 cases ...
Thelin Camille C Department of Internal Medicine at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New - - 2014
A case of primary clear cell adenocarcinoma of the colon, a rare oncologic variant, was diagnosed in a 25-year-old man who presented with partial bowel obstruction. To understand better the pathology of this neoplasm, a retrospective review of Entrez PubMed entries describing primary clear cell adenocarcinoma of the colon and/or ...
Pusiol T - - 2014
Large cell neuroendocrine carcinoma (LCNC) is defined in the urinary bladder, as in other sites, as a high-grade neoplasm exhibiting neuroendocrine features at the H&E level, high mitotic activity and evidence of neuroendocrine differentiation by immunohistochemistry. We report a case of pure bladder LCNC with review of the literature. A ...
Mistry Hema H 1 Warwick Evidence, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick , Coventry, United Kingdom - - 2014
Abstract Background: Over the last 10 years several systematic reviews have been published on the cost-effectiveness of telemedicine studies. Most reviews have concluded that there is not much difference in the cost-effectiveness when delivering health services via telemedicine or by conventional means. We are not aware of any systematic review ...
Motahhary Pouria P Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, School of Dentistry, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehra, - - 2014
Ameloblastomas are locally invasive tumors of odontogenic epithelial origin. They have been categorized broadly into three biologic variants: solid, cystic (unicystic) and peripheral, of which only 13% of all cases are unicystic. Although rare in unicystic or cystic ameloblastoma, granular cell change in ameloblastoma is a recognized phenomenon. Here we ...
Mayman David D Orthopedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, Cornell University, New York, NY, USA. Electronic address: - - 2014
Computer navigation for knee replacement surgery has been available for over a decade but has not gained popularity despite improved accuracy. The literature has shown higher failure rates for knee replacements with tibial malalignment. This article reviews some of this literature and demonstrates a novel handheld, simple-to-use, disposable navigation system ...
Elbert Niels J NJ Department of (Pediatric) Dermatology, Erasmus University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, - - 2014
eHealth potentially enhances quality of care and may reduce health care costs. However, a review of systematic reviews published in 2010 concluded that high-quality evidence on the benefits of eHealth interventions was still lacking. We conducted a systematic review of systematic reviews and meta-analyses on the effectiveness/cost-effectiveness of eHealth interventions ...
Thomas Roger E RE Department of Family Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada T2N - - 2014
Case management was initiated in the 1970s to reduce care discontinuity. A literature review focused on end-of-life (EOL) case management identified 17 research articles, with content analysis revealing two themes: (a) seeking to determine or establish the value of EOL case management and (b) identifying ways to improve EOL case ...
Senger Jenna-Lynn JL College of Medicine, University of - - 2014
To reconsider the routine plastic surgical practice of requesting histopathological evaluation of tissue from gynecomastia. The present study was a retrospective histopathological review (15-year period [1996 to 2012]) involving gynecomastia tissue samples received at the pathology laboratory in the Saskatoon Health Region (Saskatchewan). The Laboratory Information System (LIS) identified all ...
Akinbami Akinsegun A AA Department of Haematology and Blood Transfusion, College of Medicine, Lagos State University, Ikeja, Lagos, - - 2014
Mycosis fungoides (MF), also known as Alibert-Bazin syndrome or granuloma fungoides, is the most common form of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma. Cutaneous lymphomas are an uncommon, heterogeneous group of non-Hodgkin lymphomas (NHLs) of T- and B-cell origin where the skin is the primary organ of involvement. This is a case of ...
Roewe R J RJ Department of Urology, University of Iowa, 200 Hawkins Drive, 3 Roy Carver Pavilion, Iowa City, IA 52242-1089, - - 2014
Basal cell carcinoma of the penis is an extremely rare entity, accounting for less than 0.03% of all basal cell carcinomas. Fortunately, wide local excision of such lesions is generally curative. Fewer than 25 cases have been reported in the literature describing penile basal cell carcinoma. Here we report a ...
Marini Alessandra A Laboratory of Clinical Pathology, Versilia - - 2014
Central nervous system (CNS) involvement in multiple myeloma (MM) is uncommon. Among its possible presentations, leptomeningeal involvement of MM, also termed central nervous system myelomatosis (CNS-MM) is rare and is characterized by the presence of neoplastic plasma cells in the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF). So far, 187 cases of CNS-MM have ...
Singh Janak J Department of Urology, Sawai Man Singh Medical College and Hospital, Jaipur, - - 2014
Metastasis of renal cell carcinoma (RCC) to the nasal cavity and paranasal sinuses is rare, with fewer than 50 cases described in the literature. Nasal metastasis as the initial presentation of RCC is even rarer. Metastases to the nasal cavity usually represent advanced disease with poor outcome. The authors report ...
El Dika Imane I Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Medical Oncology, American University of Beirut Medical Center, P.O. Box 11-0236, Riad El-Solh, Beirut 1107 2020, - - 2014
Introduction. Sunitinib malate is an oral multitargeting tyrosine kinase inhibitor approved for the first line treatment of metastatic renal cell carcinoma. Sunitinib administration is associated with several adverse events including fatigue, diarrhea, skin toxicity, hypothyroidism, and cytopenia. Herein, we present a case of thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura and clinical hypothyroidism presenting ...
Shi Xiaohua X Department of Pathology, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Science, Beijing, - - 2014
Adenoid cystic carcinoma (ACC) is a rare cervical malignancy, and its coexistence with other malignancies in the uterine cervix is extremely rare. Here, we present a case of coexistence of ACC and invasive squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) of the uterine cervix, as well as a literature review. A 68-year-old Chinese ...
Shigeta Naoya - - 2014
Clear cell adenocarcinoma (CCC) is generally thought to originate from ovarian, endometrial, or renal tissue. A CCC of the peritoneum (CCAP) is an extremely rare medical condition and is associated with a poor prognosis. To date, only 10 cases of CCAP have been reported, of which half resulted in death ...
Sen Arijit A Address: Department of Pathology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, - - 2014
A 58 years old lady reported with history of progressively increasing lump in the neck. Patient had earlier undergone sub-total thyroidectomy (details not available) in a private institute one year back. Fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) of the present lump revealed features of papillary carcinoma thyroid. Patient subsequently underwent total ...
Taverna Josephine J 0000-0002-9191-9412 Division of Hematology and Oncology, Department of Medicine, University of Arizona Cancer Center, University of Arizona, - - 2014
A 65-year-old gentleman presented with left groin swelling over the course of two months. Physical exam revealed nontender left inguinal adenopathy, and computed tomography scans detected multiple lymph nodes in the mesenteric, aortocaval, and right common iliac regions. An excisional lymph node biopsy was performed. Pathologic evaluation demonstrated follicular center ...
Sanyal C C Research Institute of McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, QC. ; Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, McGill University, Montreal, - - 2013
Prostate cancer (pca) is the most common non-skin cancer among men in Canada and other Western countries. Increased prevalence and higher cost of newer treatments have led to a significant rise in the economic burden of pca. The objectives of the present study were to systematically review the literature on ...
Low Alexander F H AF Director, Strategy and Development, Center for Healthcare Informatics and Policy, Weill Cornell Medical College, 425 E 61st St, Ste 301, New York, NY 10065. Email: - - 2013
Background: Health information technology (HIT) is widely viewed as an important lever with which to improve the quality and efficiency of the healthcare system. However, there has long been debate about its financial effects. Objectives: To characterize the existing data on the financial effects of HIT and to consider the ...
Catunda Ivson Souza - - 2013
An ameloblastoma is a polymorphic, benign, locally invasive tumor made up of odontogenic epithelium, clinically characterized by slow, progressive, painless growth. There are reports in the literature on the treatment of ameloblastomas with aggressive mural invasion through resections, in order to minimize recurrence. However, different approaches may be used at ...
Golden Spring - - 2013
Hand dermatitis affects a significant portion of the population and can be caused by a variety of endogenous factors (ie, atopy) as well as occupational and environmental exposures. It is often a chronic problem with high costs to individuals, employers, and society. This review discusses subtypes of hand dermatitis based ...
Cook Carly N - - 2013
Systematic reviews comprehensively summarize evidence about the effectiveness of conservation interventions. We investigated the contribution to management decisions made by this growing body of literature. We identified 43 systematic reviews of conservation evidence, 23 of which drew some concrete conclusions relevant to management. Most reviews addressed conservation interventions relevant to ...
de Vet Renée - - 2013
We reviewed the literature on standard case management (SCM), intensive case management (ICM), assertive community treatment (ACT), and critical time intervention (CTI) for homeless adults. We searched databases for peer-reviewed English articles published from 1985 to 2011 and found 21 randomized controlled trials or quasi-experimental studies comparing case management to ...
Sehra Shiv Tej - - 2013
Giant cell arteritis is the most frequently occurring primary vasculitis in European and North American adults over the age of 50 years. It usually presents with constitutional symptoms like fatigue, malaise and fevers with a temporal headache. We present a series of three interesting cases of the disease, discuss the ...
Idowu Michael O - - 2013
Ambiguous terminologies introduce uncertainty into pathology reports and may be misinterpreted by clinicians. Although absolute diagnostic certainty in all cases is not attainable, nevertheless, unbridled use of equivocal or ambiguous terminologies may lead to additional, sometimes unnecessary, tests and/or procedures directly or indirectly leading to increase in health care costs, ...
Wong Ruth - - 2013
Objectives: No guidelines exist in the approach that Evidence Review Groups (ERGs) should take to appraise search methodologies in the manufacturer's submission (MS) in Single Technology Appraisals (STA). As a result, ERGs are left to appraise searches using their own approach. This study investigates the limitations of manufacturers' search methodologies ...
Namangala Boniface B Department of Paraclinical Studies, University of Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia. - - 2013
Abstract. Canine African trypanosomosis (CAT) is rarely reported in the literature. In this preliminary study, we evaluated the performance of loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) against microscopy to detect CAT in six exotic dog breeds naturally infected with trypanosomes from Zambia's South Luangwa National Park and Chiawa Game Management Area. To ...
Broadhead A T - - 2013
Captured streams and springs may be flowing in combined sewers, increasing clean baseflow in pipes and wastewater treatment works (WwTWs), reducing pipe capacity and increasing treatment costs. The UK water industry is aware of this in principle, but there has been no explicit discussion of this in the published literature, ...
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