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Tojo K - - 1998
There are numerous reported cases of lingual thyroid with an obvious prevalence in pediatric age. Such ectopic thyroid glands are probably quantitatively deficient and thyroid function may be low or at a low normal level. Apparently, most cases of ectopic thyroid tissue develop congenital hypothyroidism, the so-called cretinism. In this ...
Oppenheimer J R - - 1998
We have seen in consultation a variant of atrophy, which is frequently confused with well-differentiated adenocarcinoma of the prostate. We have designated this entity as partial atrophy to distinguish it from its more common counterpart of fully developed atrophy. Partial atrophy is defined as benign prostate glands with relatively scant ...
Landau M - - 1998
Palmoplantar eccrine hidradenitis (PEH) is characterized by painful erythematous papules and nodules of abrupt onset on the soles of young individuals. The histologic hallmark is a predominant neutrophilic infiltrate surrounding the eccrine gland apparatus. A total of 28 cases have been published since 1988, with a broad variation in the ...
Ungkanont K - - 1998
Submandibular sialadenitis is very rare in the neonatal age group. Only four cases of isolated submandibular gland infection without the involvement of the parotid gland have been reported in the literature up to the present time. We present a case of a premature newborn infant who developed fever and right ...
Wong A Y - - 1998
We report a case of well differentiated perianal mucinous carcinoma with associated dysplasia of the adjacent anal gland epithelium. Anal gland dysplasia is only rarely demonstrable histologically in cases of adenocarcinoma of suspected anal gland origin. The tumor was not associated with chronic perianal abscess or fistula formation, which had ...
Dumas A - - 1998
Diffuse, severe, macroscopically recognizable dilatation and hyperplasia of the peribiliary glands of intrahepatic and extrahepatic bile ducts is an extremely rare condition. To our knowledge, this is the first such case reported in the literature. We encountered this condition in a patient with massive hepatic necrosis. The pathogenesis of the ...
Hamoir M - - 1998
Between 1986 and 1995, 128 patients were treated for various head and neck congenital malformations at Saint-Luc University Hospital, Louvain. We report three cases of fourth branchial pouch cysts requiring surgical removal. One of these cases presented with a third branchial pouch remnant on the same side and subsequently a ...
Bumber Z - - 1998
Lingual thyroid is one of the rarest anomalies of thyroid origin. It is located in the midline of the base of the tongue. Lingual thyroid répresents ectopic, i.e. accessory thyroid tissue. It develops from the epithelium of the thyroglossal duct that has not obliterated properly, and it is sometimes the ...
Lee H R - - 1997
Cowden's disease, or multiple hamartoma syndrome, is an uncommon condition with characteristic mucocutaneous lesions associated with abnormalities of the breast, thyroid, and gastrointestinal tract. We describe a 32-year-old man with oral mucosal papillomatosis and plantar hyperkeratosis as a definite case of Cowden's disease according to the criteria proposed by Salem ...
Lozano Orella J A - - 1997
BACKGROUND: Eccrine porocarcinoma is a rare malignancy of the eccrine sweat gland and usually has a long-standing growth on a lower extremity. OBJECTIVE: The aim of this review was to analyze clinical and histopathological findings of eccrine porocarcinoma. METHODS: We report nine cases of eccrine porocarcinoma that we have seen ...
Akhter J - - 1997
A young Chinese American male presented with progressive proximal muscle weakness and inability to stand and walk. Investigations revealed marked hypokalemia and thyroid studies revealed hyperthyroidism consistent with Graves' disease. Thyrotoxic periodic paralysis is a rare disorder in the Western hemisphere, yet needs to be considered as a cause particularly ...
File P E - - 1997
The effectiveness of an induction algorithm for making decisions was investigated using a complete set of diagnoses and corresponding outcomes for all possible distinct cases of thyroid disorders. Investigation of both diagnoses and outcomes followed a late discovery of a misunderstanding between the knowledge engineers and the expert. The knowledge ...
Williams H K - - 1997
Oligodendrogliomas are uncommon intracranial glial tumours in which extracranial spread is only rarely reported. Similarly, both intracranial and ocular medulloepitheliomas are also rare, with metastatic spread from the ocular neoplasm being less common than its intracranial counterpart. We report cases of an intracranial oligodendroglioma and an ocular medulloepithelioma both of ...
Takeda Y - - 1997
A review of the literature yields about 20 reported cases of purportedly primary malignant melanoma of the parotid gland, but no convincing examples of pre-existent melanocytes in the salivary glands. The present paper reports the existence of melanocytes in the interlobular duct of the parotid gland observed during an autopsy ...
Kasuga Y - - 1997
We report herein rare cases who developed hyperthyroid Graves' disease after surgical treatments for thyroid nodules. We have seen only 4 such cases in the course of 1680 consecutive cases (0.24%) of thyroidectomies in which partial thyroidectomy was carried out from 1966 to 1993. It is of interest that because ...
Adell-Carceller R - - 1997
Hamartomas of Brunner's glands are extremely rare lesions, with only about 100 cases reported to date in the world literature; of these, fewer than 25 correspond to growths >2 cm in diameter. We report the case of a patient with a large (6-cm diameter) duodenal hamartoma of Brunner's glands treated ...
Chhieng D C - - 1997
BACKGROUND: Although nuclear grooves and inclusions are considered to be characteristic cytologic features of thyroid papillary carcinoma, a variety of other thyroid lesions may on occasion display these features in fine-needle aspiration specimens. METHODS: The authors evaluated the immunocytochemical staining of 16 fine-needle aspirations of thyroid papillary carcinoma and 14 ...
Basarab T - - 1997
Scleredema is a rare primary cutaneous mucinosis. Systemic involvement is uncommon and histological confirmation is often lacking. We report a case of a 60-year-old man with scleredema and evidence of mucin deposition on biopsies from multiple extracutaneous sites. The bone marrow, nerve, hepatic and salivary gland involvement seen on histology ...
McFall M R - - 1997
Tumours of the sublingual salivary gland are exceptionally rare. The present case report describes an adenoid cystic carcinoma of the sublingual salivary gland occurring in a 16-year-old girl, in itself an uncommon event. In addition, an interesting feature of the presentation was obstruction of the ipsilateral submandibular gland due to ...
Nijhawan V S - - 1997
BACKGROUND: Amyloid goiter is a very rare clinical entity. It can be confused easily with a neoplastic goiter both clinically and cytologically. CASES: In four cases of amyloid goiter the diagnosis was established preoperatively by fine needle aspiration cytology. Abundant violet to pink amorphous material with staining characteristics of amyloid ...
Kaji M - - 1997
A 17-year-old male patient with dyshormonogenetic goiter complicated with follicular adenoma and growth hormone deficiency is described. He had short stature (-2.3 SD), diffuse goiter and a particularly large nodule in the right lobe of the thyroid gland. The endocrinological studies revealed slight hypothyroidism. He underwent surgical removal of the ...
Fehmian C - - 1997
Four cases of Mullerian adenosarcoma were studied by light and electron microscopy and immunohistochemistry. All 4 cases showed the histologic characteristics of adenosarcoma with benign endometrial glands and a malignant stroma. Ultrastructurally, the epithelial component in all cases had the appearance of proliferative endometrial glands, and the malignant mesenchymal cells ...
Tralongo V - - 1997
Epithelial-myoepithelial carcinoma is a rare neoplasia of the salivary glands. Histologic, immunohistochemical and flow cytometry analysis were used to study three new cases involving the major salivary glands of two women and one man. The mean age was 66.7 years. Immunohistochemistry confirmed the epithelial-myoepithelial dualism of the tumors: the predominant ...
Beinert H - - 1996
In this fifty-seven page report, the author attempts to give the essence of the twenty-four lectures and of an about equal number of posters, including subjects of discussion, that were presented at an international conference on copper proteins held in Italy. The report deals with research carried out up to ...
Sichel J Y - - 1996
Since the Chernobyl accident in April 1986, a dramatic increase in the incidence of thyroid carcinoma has been described, especially in children. A case of sarcoma of the thyroid in a man exposed to the Chernobyl fallout is presented. Sarcoma of the thyroid is a rare finding. The present patient ...
Daskalopoulos G - - 1996
We report a case of an oncocytoma, coexisting with a non-functioning pheochromocytoma in a patient who was operated on for suspicion of a renal tumor with metastases to the ipsilateral adrenal gland. As oncocytoma is a relatively rare lesion of the kidney, estimated to account for approximately 3-5% of renal ...
Chiu L D - - 1996
Chondroma of the laryngeal cartilage is a rare, benign neoplasm which can manifest as a neck mass or, if situated within the airway, as slowly progressive obstruction, hoarseness or dyspnea. The most common location for chondroma is the posterior lamina of the cricoid cartilage; the next most common locations are ...
Corbridge R J - - 1996
BACKGROUND: Oncocytomas are rare tumors; they occur most often in the parotid gland and here behave in a benign fashion. Few of these tumours have been described arising from tissues of the upper jaw. The reviews of the literature in these cases often appear incomplete. It has been suggested that ...
Spiers AS - - 1996
BACKGROUND: Adenoid cystic carcinoma is an uncommon tumor of the salivary gland. Little has been published on the chemotherapy of this neoplasm. METHODS: The literature on this disease is reviewed, and data from seven unpublished cases are presented. RESULTS: Four patients received cyclophosphamide. One responded, and another had pain relief. ...
de Diego J I - - 1996
Primary adenocarcinomas of the oral cavity in minor salivary glands are distinctive lesions which can be subclassified according to their growth patterns or histomorphology. Polymorphous low-grade adenocarcinoma (PLGA) of minor salivary tissue has been recognized as a distinct entity. We report an unusual case of PLGA of the tongue. Only ...
Ah-See K W - - 1996
Salivary gland involvement is rare in Wegener's granulomatosis. We report the first case of widespread major salivary gland enlargement as part of the presentation of this disease. A review of the few reported cases in the literature suggests that salivary gland involvement may be associated with a limited form of ...
Belinchón I - - 1996
A case of a sebaceous gland hyperplasia confined to the mammary areolae is reported. Review of the literature documented only two more similar cases in this striking location. We comment on the cases and their possible origin.
Onishi Y - - 1996
We present 57-year-old man in whom ectopic extrammary Paget's disease (EMPD) affected the upper abdomen. Although the clinical appearance was suggestive of Bowen's disease or superficial basal cell epithelioma (BCE), the biopsy specimen showed EMPD histologically. Only 12 cases of ectopic EMPD have been reported (including this case). In our ...
Tan G H - - 1996
The coexistence of phaeochromocytoma and primary aldosteronism is rare. In the four cases reported in the English literature, adrenal gland involvement was unilateral. The case we report is unusual in that both adrenal glands were affected. Our patient was a 63-year-old man who presented with long-standing hypertension and hypokalaemia. Evaluation ...
Alós L - - 1996
Myoepitheliomas of the salivary glands remain a controversial entity. To contribute to the knowledge of this entity, 16 myoepithelial tumors of the salivary glands were studied: 12 benign myoepitheliomas (BME) and 4 malignant myoepitheliomas (MME). The clinical and the histologic findings of each case were studied Immunohistochemistry and flow-cytometry analysis ...
Salins P C - - 1996
Necrotizing fasciitis is rare in the orofacial region, with fewer than 20 cases reported in the literature. Extension of the disease process to involve the underlying bone has not been previously reported. A patient is presented in whom destruction of superficial skin and fascia, necrosis of a portion of the ...
Gladwin M T - - 1996
Generalized resistance to thyroid hormone is one of several rare disorders of thyroid metabolism that can be associated with confusing symptoms and signs. Five cases of generalized resistance to thyroid hormone that were misdiagnosed with thyrotoxicosis, leading to unnecessary thyroid gland ablation and iatrogenic hypothyroidism, are reviewed herein. These cases ...
Katz S E - - 1996
PURPOSE: To their knowledge, the authors report the first recognized case of ductal adenocarcinoma of the lacrimal gland (histologic equivalent of salivary duct carcinoma). Primary adenocarcinoma of the lacrimal gland is rare and has been described generically. In contrast, primary adenocarcinomas of the major and minor salivary glands are much ...
Papotti Mauro - - 1996
The aim of the present review is to analyze the numerous pathological patterns of medullary carcinoma of the thyroid (MCT) and discuss the problems of differential diagnosis with other thyroid and nonthyroid tumors. In addition, morphological parameters and phenotypic features were related to the clinical outcome. The recent literature was ...
Ortiz-Hidalgo C - - 1995
We report a case of unilateral polycystic disease of the parotid gland. Only eight cases of this disease have previously been published in the English language literature, and seven of them were bilateral. Thus, we are reporting the second case of unilateral involvement. The disease is apparently limited to the ...
Lai P H - - 1995
Three cases of carcinosarcoma of the salivary gland, two in the submandibular gland, and one in the parotid, were investigated with CT and exhibited a variety of findings. The density of the tumors was lower than that of normal submandibular tissue. A calcification was found in one case. One case ...
Hsu S I - - 1995
Acute compartment syndrome (ACS) is caused by conditions that either decrease the size of the compartment of increase the content of the compartment. Intracompartmental pressures are raised, thereby initiating a sequence of events that results in myoneural injury. Although limb trauma is the most common and well-organized etiology of ACS, ...
Pimentel M T - - 1995
Sialadenoma papilliferum is a rare, benign, exophytic tumour of the salivary glands. The prognosis is exceptionally good. Since the lesion was first described, 30 cases have been reported in the English literature, and only one of these is known to have recurred. A case of sialadenoma papilliferum occurring in the ...
Spinelli C - - 1995
Four cases of symptomatic myelolipoma of the adrenal gland are presented. Three were treated at laparotomy and one with a laparoscopic approach. On the basis of these four cases we discuss the aetiology, pathogenesis, clinical manifestations, diagnosis and treatment of this rare disease. We also report the follow-up of a ...
Zingrillo M - - 1995
A patient was diagnosed with plasma cell granuloma (PCG) of the thyroid associated with a fibrous variant of Hashimoto's thyroiditis (HT), after total thyroidectomy. Immunoperoxidase staining of the mass in the left lobe revealed polyclonal lambda and kappa chains. A literature search was conducted to determine other cases of such ...
Tanaka F - - 1995
A surgical case of pulmonary metastases of polymorphous low-grade adenocarcinoma (PLGA) originating from the minor salivary gland in the soft palate in a 62-year-old woman is reported. PLGA has been to be a locally invasive carcinoma without distant metastases; thus our case is the first reported case with histologically-proven distant ...
Aframian D - - 1995
Necrotizing sialometaplasia (NS) is a self-limiting benign condition of unknown origin that affects mainly the minor salivary glands on the hard palate. In its clinical and histological appearance, it mimics malignancy. This report presents a patient with NS who suffered from frequent bouts of vomiting subsequent to silastic ring vertical ...
Duboucher C - - 1995
A tumor was suspected after detection of an asymptomatic submaxillary swelling in an 85-year-old woman. Clinical, radiologic, and biologic investigations were fruitless. Transcutaneous needle aspiration revealed numerous trichomonads and led to the conclusion that a salivary duct was infested by Trichomonas tenax. The patient recovered following treatment with metronidazole, and ...
Christensen J - - 1995
Swelling of the submandibular, sublingual and/or parotid glands ("iodide mumps") is an uncommon complication to intravascular administration of contrast material. The etiology remains unclear, but the reaction seems to be idiosyncratic or related to toxic accumulation of iodide in the ductal systems of the salivary glands. The introduction of nonionic ...
Ferrer J - - 1995
The malignant degeneration of a cystic teratoma of the ovary is a rare complication which different authors place at between 0.8 to 4%. Adenocarcinomas represent a relatively rare complication, 8% of secondary cancers, those of thyroid origin being reported in only 5 cases. The aim of this paper is to ...
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