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Urso C - - 1991
Two cases of primary cutaneous adenoid cystic carcinoma (ACC) of sweat gland origin are reported. The patients were a 83-year-old man and a 40-year-old woman. Histologically, the neoplasms showed the classic appearance of ACC. CEA, actin and S-100 protein were immunocytochemically demonstrated to be contained in some neoplastic cells. The ...
Murray J - - 1991
The necropsy findings on the cardiorespiratory organs of 849 South African gold miners were analysed to test the hypothesis that fibrosis of the hilar lymph glands predisposes to the development of parenchymal silicotic nodules. Four hundred and eighty three cases had fibrosed glands, 34% of which also had parenchymal silicosis. ...
Muto T - - 1991
Two rare cases of pathological calcification affecting the face and neck are reported. The first case, a 32-year-old male, developed massive calcification of the lymphoid tissues in the preauricular, submandibular and cervical regions. In the second case, a 56-year-old male, a radiographic diagnosis of bilateral multiple miliary osteomas of the ...
Wylie E J - - 1991
We report a case of bilateral submandibular and parotid sialadenitis subsequent to the injection of 100 ml of iopamidol (Niopam 370, Bracco) for an intravenous urogram. Iodide 'mumps' has previously been reported as a rare sequela of ionic contrast media injection. It is a mild and short lived condition, usually ...
Buchner A - - 1991
Lingual mandibular salivary gland defects in the posterior part of the mandible are not uncommon. Analogous defects in the anterior region, however, are rare, and the four new cases presented in this report bring the total number of reported cases up to 24. The purpose of the present study was ...
Werning J T - - 1990
Twelve cases of a heretofore unreported minor salivary gland disease have been reported. Although an infectious cause is suspected for this self-limiting inflammatory process, the actual cause remains unknown. It typically presents as a unilateral, erythematous, nonuclerated but painful, solitary firm swelling of the posterior hard palate. Patients are most ...
Pollack C V CV - - 1990
Three cases of sialolithiasis are presented, each representative of acute and chronic presentations of this problem. The evaluation and treatment of salivary gland and duct stones are outlined. The primary axiom is, "Treat the gland, not the stone," and the essential aspects of emergency medical management are antibiotics, sialogogues, warm ...
Kubo S - - 1990
A 34-year-old Japanese male had pain radiating from his right mandibular body to the temporal region. Computerized tomography was undertaken to examine his cerebral status. It eventually revealed the absence of the right submandibular gland, although the left submandibular gland was present. The corresponding space was occupied by a lymph ...
Baumgartner F J - - 1990
A case of hyperthyroid periodic paralysis in a Hispanic male is reported, the disorder in this race being described only once before. He presented with complete paralysis below the neck, and his admission potassium of 1.3 mEq/L is the lowest reported in the literature. Correction of the hypokalemia resolved his ...
Takimoto T - - 1990
Plunging ranulas are a mucous extravasation and usually originate from the sublingual gland. They dissect between the facial planes and muscle of the base of the tongue to the submandibular triangle. We report here a rare case of plunging ranula localized in the parapharyngeal space. The relevant anatomy is reviewed ...
Bridger A G - - 1989
Three cases of plunging ranula are described and the literature is reviewed. In many cases, a plunging ranula is iatrogenic and follows surgery to an oral ranula. In the cases presented, the cervical swelling was associated with prolongations of sublingual gland into or through the mylohyoid muscle. All patients were ...
Mair S - - 1989
Fine needle aspiration (FNA) of bilaterally enlarged submandibular salivary glands yielded both Curschmann's spirals and actinomycetes filaments in the FNA smears. Histologic study of specimens from the bilateral submandibulectomy confirmed the actinomycosis but failed to demonstrate the presence of spirals. The presence of Curschmann's spirals in FNA material is a ...
Cramer S F - - 1989
This report presents two cancer cases with protracted courses in which diagnostic immunohistochemistry for thyroglobulin and/or calcitonin was performed several years after the original light microscopic interpretation. In both cases, diagnostic immunohistochemistry suggested significant changes in tumor classification. In light of current controversies and interpretive problems in this area, confirmatory ...
Maki Y - - 1989
We report a case of unilateral hyperplasia of the adrenal medulla. The patient showed clinical features suggestive of pheochromocytoma. Removal of the hyperplastic adrenal gland resulted in complete disappearance of all prior symptoms, decrease of the plasma and urinary catecolamine levels and no high uptake in [133I] metaiodobenzylguanidine scintigraphy. A ...
DeRienzo D - - 1989
Thyrolipoma or adenolipoma of the thyroid, defined as a thyroid adenoma containing mature fat tissue, is rare and has been reported only seven times. Moreover, the presence of mature fat tissue has been described in only one case of thyroid carcinoma (papillary subtype). We describe one case of thyrolipoma and ...
Carr R F - - 1989
Four cases of thyroidectomy for suspected thyroid carcinoma after previous irradiation for Hodgkin's or non-Hodgkin's lymphoma are reviewed. The patients ranged in age from 18 to 33 years at the time of thyroid surgery with an average latency period of 12 years (range, 8-20 years) from radiation therapy to thyroidectomy. ...
Griem K L - - 1989
A 23-year-old white man presented with a thyroid mass 12 years after receiving high-dose radiotherapy for a T2 and N1 lymphoepithelioma of the nasopharynx. Following subtotal thyroidectomy, a histopathologic examination revealed liposarcoma of the thyroid gland. The relationship between sarcomas and irradiation is described and Cahan and colleagues' criteria for ...
Burton K R - - 1989
Although clinical manifestations of cocaine use are similar to the signs and symptoms of hyperthyroidism and research suggests that cocaine may affect the thyroid, no occurrences of cocaine-associated thyroid toxicity have been reported. The authors report a case of Graves' disease in a cocaine-dependent patient and propose that the patient's ...
Kitchener M I - - 1989
A retrospective review of 4023 thyroid scans performed at the Royal Adelaide Hospital in the five years to February 1987 identified 105 cases of subacute thyroiditis. Subacute thyroiditis accounted for 9.9% of subjects scanned for hyperthyroidism. Eighty-four percent had painful thyroiditis, 6% postpartum thyroiditis, and 10% painless thyroiditis. Follow-up was ...
Owens R M - - 1989
Two cases of renal cell carcinoma metastatic to the parotid gland are presented. The parotid mass was the initial manifestation of the first patient's renal cell malignancy and the pathologic evaluation was the first clue to the diagnosis. The second case demonstrates discovery of metastasis to the parotid gland 8 ...
Coakley J C - - 1989
Between May 1977 and December 1986, the Victorian Thyroid Screening Programme tested approximately 570,000 newborns for congenital hypothyroidism. One hundred and sixty-six cases of primary hypothyroidism, confirmed by formal thyroid function tests, were identified, of which 24 were later found to be transient. In addition, there were two patients with ...
Zapatero J - - 1989
Inflammatory pseudotumors have been given diverse--no fewer than 19--names in the literature. The most frequent localization is in the lung, the gastrointestinal tract, and salivary glands. The case presented here at the subglottic level is exceptional. Although the intraoperative diagnosis is not easy, the prognosis is usually good. Malignant degenerations ...
Kageyama T - - 1989
A case of myelolipoma arising from an accessory adrenal gland is reported. The accessory adrenal gland is a developmental anomaly, recognized often in the periadrenal fatty tissue at post-mortem examination. Myelolipoma of accessory adrenal gland should be considered when a suprarenal fat-containing tumor is seen separately from a normal-shaped adrenal ...
Therkildsen M H - - 1989
Granulomatous inflammation of the major salivary glands is very rare and may be due to obstruction. Little attention has been paid to this condition. The reaction is caused by extravasation of mucus, as seen in the common mucocele of the minor salivary glands. A case of granulomatous inflammation of the ...
Schild J A - - 1989
Congenital clefts of the larynx are rare and usually found dorsally. This case report describes a patient with a partial anterior nonfunsion, or ventral cleft, of the thyroid cartilage. This was first noted on computed tomography of the larynx used for delineation of carcinoma and was confirmed by horizontal whole ...
Ostergaard G Z - - 1989
Autoimmune thyroiditis in infancy is a very rare condition. Only 1 case has been reported previously. In the present patient an acquired primary hypothyroidism with high titers of thyroid microsomal antibodies was diagnosed at the age of 7 months. The patient died at 9 months of age in a sepsis-like ...
Schwaegerle S M - - 1988
Riedel's thyroiditis is a rare chronic inflammatory disease of the thyroid gland first recognized by Bernhard Riedel in 1893. In order to clarify the clinical and pathologic features of this rare disorder, a recent case of Riedel's thyroiditis is presented, 6 additional cases from the surgical pathology files of the ...
Maddern B R - - 1988
A case of lingual thyroid causing airway obstruction in a 3-month-old infant is reported. Endoscopic examination for stridor disclosed an obstructing 4 X 3 cm base of tongue lesion. Nuclear isotope scanning confirmed this to be the only thyroid tissue present in this patient. A transoral excision using the CO2 ...
Kim Y C - - 1988
The localization of vitamin B12 R-binder in the uterus was studied by use of an immunoperoxidase technique. Positive staining by anti-R-binder antiserum was observed in the columnar epithelium of the endocervix (18/18 cases) and in the surface epithelium of the endometrium (8/21 cases). Staining was usually seen in the apical ...
Komorowski R A - - 1988
Thyroid glands from autopsies on 138 adults, ages 20 to 40 years, with no known clinical or laboratory evidence of thyroid disease, were serially sectioned at 2 mm intervals and microscopically examined for occult thyroid disease and anatomic variations. Occult papillary carcinoma was found in 3% of the glands, along ...
Renick B - - 1988
Solid tumors occur infrequently during childhood. Rhabdomyosarcoma is the most common soft tissue sarcoma occurring in children. Therapeutic advances during the last 15 years have lead to a vast improvement in cosmetic and functional results and in overall survival. A case report of rhabdomyosarcoma of the parotid gland and a ...
Chanin L R - - 1988
Few clinical situations can be as frightening, challenging, and as rewarding as stabilizing the airway of a child. Most causes of pediatric upper airway obstruction are well recognized, often discussed in the literature, and commonly encountered in practice. However, ectopic thyroid (i.e., thyroid tissue found in places other than its ...
Saul H M - - 1988
Chlamydia trachomatis is becoming increasingly known for its ability to cause severe injury to the female genital tract. Little investigation has been done in its role in diseases of Bartholin's glands. We present what we believe to be the first case report of an abscess of a Bartholin's gland in ...
Ahronheim J C - - 1988
A 72-year-old woman presented with chorea, mild tachycardia, and elevation of T3RIA. T4 was not elevated until the third determination. Chorea resolved with treatment of hyperthyroidism. This case represents the first case of T3 hyperthyroid chorea and the oldest patient with hyperthyroid chorea described in the literature. It demonstrates yet ...
Nesher G - - 1988
A 47-year-old woman suffered from recurrent attacks of ventricular tachycardia. Her electrocardiogram showed low voltage, right bundle branch block and prolonged QT interval. Hormonal studies disclosed primary hypothyroidism. The arrhythmia responded to treatment with procainamide and did not recur following thyroid replacement therapy. The QT interval returned to normal. Five ...
Andrion A - - 1988
Two primary spindle cell tumours of the thyroid are described showing light microscopic features of leiomyoma and neurilemoma respectively. The origin from smooth muscle and nerve sheath was confirmed by both immunohistochemical reactions and ultrastructural findings. Review of the literature reveals only one case of leiomyoma and three cases of ...
Simi U - - 1988
Extramedullary plasmacytoma (EP) is a relatively rare neoplasm; about 90% of cases are localized in the head and neck area. EP has been considered a precursor of multiple myeloma but cases showing long disease free intervals or cure by surgery alone have been reported. A research of the world literature ...
Jayaram G - - 1987
Fine needle aspiration provided material for detailed cytomorphologic study in 51 cases of thyroiditis, 40 of which were diagnosed as Hashimoto's (autoimmune) thyroiditis. Of these 40 cases, 22 were found to be euthyroid on clinical examination and radioimmunoassay (RIA), 10 were hyperthyroid and 8 were hypothyroid. Of the 11 cases ...
Pokorny K S - - 1987
Three new cases of epibulbar choristomas, all containing lacrimal tissue, are presented and compared with those reported previously in the literature. The first and second cases were unilateral, complex choristomas, consisting of ectopic lacrimal tissue, smooth muscle, and cartilage; the first case was also remarkable for the presence of lesional ...
Ingram S B - - 1987
We describe 2 patients with marked elevations of anticardiolipin antibodies who developed multiple-organ disease characterized by a noninflammatory vasculopathy. Their cases were remarkable for the fulminant nature of their thrombotic diathesis, which was heralded by a prominent livedo reticularis of the extremities. Both patients had a serologic profile and salivary ...
Picascia D D - - 1987
A middle-aged woman was admitted to the hospital with livedo reticularis of the extremities in addition to nonspecific symptoms and signs of hypothyroidism. The livedo reticularis disappeared with treatment of the hypothyroidism. Although livedo reticularis has been reported previously to be associated with thyroid disease, this association is rare. We ...
Parekh D - - 1987
Three cases of plunging ranula are reported and the literature reviewed. Extravasation of saliva from the sublingual gland due to trauma or obstruction of its ducts appears to be the most likely cause of plunging ranula. Available data suggest that the submandibular gland is usually not involved, although at the ...
Beguin Y - - 1987
A case of solitary plasmacytoma of the thyroid is reported. A monoclonal component (IgG lambda) was identified in the serum of the patient and disappeared after total thyroidectomy and radiotherapy. The use of the immunoperoxidase technique on thyroid, bone marrow, and lymph node specimens allowed us to demonstrate the production ...
Mitsudo S M - - 1987
Paragangliomas of the thyroid gland are rare lesions, only four previous cases having been reported in the literature, to our knowledge. We report herein a fifth case, which, to our knowledge, is the first to exhibit malignant behavior manifested by invasion into perithyroidal soft tissue through the wall of the ...
Bur M E - - 1987
Monoclonal estrogen receptor (ER) antibody and indirect immunoperoxidase techniques were used to study the immunohistochemical localization of ER in paraffin sections of 20 surgical specimens containing foci of endometriosis. The eutopic endometrium, available in 16 of 20 cases, was dated histologically and stained for ER. Specific nuclear staining was observed ...
Hasegawa Y - - 1987
Echograms of benign hyperplastic prostates by means of transrectal ultrasonography were evaluated according to their ability to distinguish between internal and external glands. Of the 112 benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) cases, we could distinguish between internal and external glands in 43 cases (38.4%). In 24 of all BPH cases, their ...
Rippere V - - 1986
Further personal observations are made of the case of hypothalamic hypothyroidism with end organ resistance described in an earlier report. The course of the disorder on replacement therapy appears to be a relapsing one, with relapses provoked by seasonal changes and physical stresses. The relapses remit with increased doses of ...
Puar R K - - 1986
Lingual tonsillitis can cause various signs and symptoms including nocturnal or supine cough, constant discomfort in the throat, glossal pain, and otalgia. Most patients with lingual tonsillitis have already had palatine tonsillectomy. A lingual tonsil may be visible only by using a laryngeal mirror. An embedded foreign body can cause ...
Ohaki Y - - 1986
An autopsy case of a 69-year-old woman showing black discoloration of the thyroid gland designated as "Black thyroid" was reported. The patient received long-term, high dose antibiotics minocycline therapy (total dose: 70 g) for bronchial asthma associated with respiratory infection and died of uterine cancer. The thyroid gland was coal ...
Prakash R - - 1986
The rare presentation of hyperthyroidism caused by an intrathoracic goiter with a normal-sized cervical thyroid gland is described. The toxic intrathoracic goiter demonstrated avid uptake of [131I] and [99mTc]pertechnetate, with comparatively faint isotopic accumulation seen in the cervical thyroid. A chest roentgenogram and radioisotope scan should be mandatory in cases ...
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