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Rothfuchs D - - 1995
The thyroid glands of 107 SIDS victims (sudden infant death syndrome) have been studied. Controls consisted of 20 thyroid glands from infants who died of other causes (accidents, pneumonia etc.). The thyroid glands were investigated histologically, immunohistologically and morphometrically. Immunohistochemistry (S-100 protein and calcitonin) and morphometry showed no significant results. ...
Harkness P - - 1995
Two cases of submandibular gland swelling are documented. In one patient examination of the excised submandibular gland revealed a dense eosinophilia: the other patient had a peripheral blood eosinophilia. Both patients demonstrated a marked decrease in the swelling of the salivary glands after a course of oral antihistamine. Although allergy ...
Tomaszewski M M - - 1994
Syringolymphoid hyperplasia with alopecia is an uncommon skin disorder described in 1969 by Sarkany. Since then only three additional cases have been reported, all in the European literature. We present a 59-year-old man with two persistent hyperpigmented hairless patches of 13 years duration. Biopsy specimens revealed characteristic hyperplastic changes of ...
Yamamoto T - - 1994
Two cases of eccrine poroma with calcification were described, both of which were those of the Winkelmann-MacLeod type. They occurred on the face and lower leg. We supposed that calcification in both cases was dystrophic in nature due to minor pressure or injury. The feature of calcification within the nests ...
Vairaktaris E - - 1994
Ectopic lingual thyroid is a rare developmental anomaly, presenting in the adult with obstructive symptoms during respiration, deglutition and speech. The main therapeutic issue after exact diagnosis is the restoration of thyroid function, and surgical intervention, when necessary, has to deal with problems related to the site and function of ...
Bertoni G - - 1994
Ectopic sebaceous glands in the esophagus are a very rare anomaly which have, until now, been described in only 14 living individuals. We describe here the macroscopic, pathological, and clinical features of three new endoscopically diagnosed cases of this benign condition. One of the three patients showed a very high ...
Belge G - - 1994
The cytogenetic results from a series of 113 thyroid hyperplasias and adenomas are reported; 15 showed clonal karyotypic alterations. In addition to a group showing translocations involving 19q13, another subset of lesions characterized by polysomies can be found. Based on our own cases belonging to this subset and a review ...
Rosenmann E - - 1994
A case of dissecting aneurysm of the aorta (DA) and atrophic thyroiditis causing clinically documented hypothyroidism is described. Subsequently, 101 cases of DA and 100 matched controls were reviewed. Notable thyroid pathology with potential hypothyroidism was seen in 22% of cases with DA. In the control group only 8% of ...
Kollmorgen C F - - 1994
BACKGROUND: Parathyromatosis is described by as small nodules of hyperfunctioning parathyroid tissue scattered in the soft tissues of the neck and/or mediastinum. Seeding of hypercellular parathyroid glands during surgical excision and overgrowth of parathyroid rests left behind during ontogenesis are the most likely causes of this rare phenomenon. To characterize ...
Kelly I M - - 1994
Sarcoidosis is a relatively common disease with protean clinical manifestations. Involvement of the parotid glands in the acute presentation is well recognized but the grey scale and colour Doppler appearances are less well so. These are described in a case where imaging and biopsy proved valuable in the diagnosis of ...
Kasahara N - - 1994
This report describes a case of light chain deposition disease (LCDD) with unusual findings of fibrillar structures in the deposits and marked calcification in several organs. A forty-year-old man was initially diagnosed with LCDD in 1987, and died of sepsis three and one-half-years later. Histological examination of autopsy specimens demonstrated ...
Oertli D - - 1994
A case of traumatic transection of the thyroid gland with secondary substantial hematoma and respiratory distress is presented. Hemorrhage into the altered thyroid gland is well known. However, there are only a few reports of severe hemorrhage associated with trauma. A short review of the literature is given and the ...
Sulica R L - - 1994
Eccrine angiomatous hamartoma (nevus) is a rare form of congenital tumorous malformation with proliferation of eccrine secretory coils and ducts, surrounding capillary angiomatous channels and occasionally other minor elements. To date, there have been only about 24 cases reported in the literature. We report an additional case with more detailed ...
Gentile F - - 1994
Congenital hypothyroidism is a frequently occurring condition with possibly severe and irreversible consequences. Most of the cases are due to thyroid ectopia, aplasia or hypoplasia and are sporadic in occurrence. Inherited defects of thyroid hormone biosynthesis, secretion and utilization represent a minor, although not insignificant, fraction of the cases of ...
Langsteger W - - 1994
Familial dysalbuminemic hyperthyroxinemia (FDH) is a syndrome associated with euthyroidism and increased binding of T4 to serum albumin. The combined occurrence of FDH and postpartum hyperthyroidism due to Graves' disease has only been reported in one patient. We now describe the first case of FDH and thyrotoxicosis due to postpartum ...
Alvi A - - 1993
L ymphangioma is a rare but potentially life-threatening disease, particularly in children. Three unusual cases of lymphangioma located in the infratemporal fossa, submaxillary gland, and cervicomediastinal regions are presented. These unusual sites illustrate that lymphangiomas may be found at sites distant from the locations of the embryological lymph sacs. The ...
Khan E M - - 1993
Four cases of tuberculosis of the thyroid with different presentations including chronic sinus (following drainage of thyroid abscess), thyrotoxicosis, severe dysphagia clinically mimicking malignancy and euthyroid multinodular goitre are described. Except in the case presenting with chronic sinus (discharging acid-fast bacilli), the diagnosis was a pathological surprise (cytopathology in one ...
Bereket A - - 1993
Thyroid dysfunction is rare in tuberous sclerosis, although papillary adenomas (hamartomas) of the thyroid gland have been reported in a few autopsy cases. We describe a child with tuberous sclerosis and primary congenital hypothyroidism secondary to a dysgenetic thyroid gland. To our knowledge, this association has not been reported previously. ...
O'Malley A M - - 1993
The case of a 4-year-old girl with marked xerostomia and rampant caries is described. Investigation revealed complete aplasia of all four major salivary glands, which is extremely rare. Eleven primary teeth were extracted and a strict caries-preventive regime introduced. The patient had previously been advised to suck citrus-flavoured sweets to ...
Murakami T - - 1993
A case of isolated ACTH deficiency accompanying transient primary hypothyroidism was reported along with a review of literature on isolated ACTH deficiency in Japan with special reference to its association with thyroid function. Our case, a 56-year-old woman, developed somnolence and hypoglycemia due to isolated ACTH deficiency. She also had ...
Lemesh R A - - 1993
A previously healthy 32-year-old man presented with recurrent exercise induced painless gross hematuria and hematospermia. An extensive evaluation demonstrated classic von Willebrand's disease associated with vascular telangiectasia of the prostate gland as the locus of hemorrhage. The bleeding resolved spontaneously and without recurrence. The coexistence of von Willebrand's disease and ...
Chan F L - - 1993
Stridor implies partial airway obstruction, resulting from intrinsic or extrinsic abnormalities of the upper respiratory tract. In a neonate whose airway is small, soft and easily occluded this may be potentially life threatening. Its immediate diagnosis with prompt therapy is a rewarding challenge. When stridor occurs in a neonate with ...
Feinmesser M - - 1993
A case of a monomorphic adenoma of the minor salivary glands situated at the base of the tongue in a 49-year-old female is reported. The patient had a prolonged clinical course of eight years' duration. The histopathologic, immunohistologic and ultra-structural findings are described. A review of the literature concerning minor ...
Owen G - - 1993
A female infant nine months of age presented with a bilobed swelling at the base of her tongue. Histological examination showed it to be a hamartoma of the tongue. Lingual hamartomas are rare. There are fifteen case reports of lingual hamartoma in the world literature. Our case is presented and ...
Smyth A G - - 1993
Polycystic (dysgenetic) disease of the parotid glands is a rare disorder with only three fully documented reports in the literature containing a total of six cases. This developmental disorder of the distal ductal system appears limited to the parotid glands of female patients and is usually bilateral. We present two ...
Fonseca I - - 1993
Twenty-two cases of epithelial-myoepithelial carcinoma of major and minor salivary glands were studied retrospectively to define the clinico-pathological profile and to assess the value of DNA ploidy as a prognostic tool. Fifty-nine percent of the cases occurred in the major salivary glands, the patients being mostly females in their 5th ...
Celli P - - 1992
This report presents a very rare case of metastatic meningioma of the parotid gland from a recurring intracranial lesion. The primary tumor, intracranial residues, and parotid metastasis were histologically benign. Meningiomas rarely metastasize; even rarer are cases in which both the primary and the secondary tumors have benign histological characteristics. ...
Laitt R D - - 1992
The association of sclerosing cholangitis, retroperitoneal fibrosis, and Riedel's thyroiditis has been reported twice before, and on both occasions the authors successfully used steroids to control the fibrotic process. A further case of fibrosis with this triad of organ involvement in which a combination of surgery and steroid treatment has ...
Tsang K - - 1992
Fine-needle aspiration (FNA) of the thyroid has a low morbidity rate, with hematoma formation being the most commonly encountered complication. We describe two cases of exuberant vascular proliferation within the thyroid gland, one resembling a cavernous hemangioma and the other with similar changes but with areas of papillary endothelial hyperplasia. ...
Lim-Tio S W - - 1992
Branchial cleft cysts were previously thought not to occur in the thyroid but have recently been described in two patients with Hashimoto's disease. This case report describes a patient with a branchial cleft cyst in an otherwise normal thyroid gland and could provide further evidence that thyroidal follicular cells are ...
Ho V - - 1992
Sialolithiasis of minor salivary glands is generally considered to be extremely rare. Reports of seven cases are presented. A review of the literature suggests that the condition is not as uncommon as previously considered, and that definitive histopathological diagnosis of lip swellings should be obtained due to the incidence of ...
Warnakulasuriya K A - - 1992
During a 15-year-period, in a thyroid investigation centre in Sri Lanka comprising 16,593 cases, 8 lingual thyroids were seen. All patients were female. Radioisotope studies and scintiscanning performed during the investigations of these cases are presented. All subjects were euthyroid at presentation and the clinical courses of 5 cases during ...
Mark J - - 1992
The cytogenetical findings in two cases of cultured salivary polymorphous low-grade adenocarcinoma (PLGA) are reported. The first PLGA was a carcinoma ex pleomorphic adenoma of the parotid gland. This had a pseudodiploid stemline characterized by extensive and complicated structural rearrangements. The chromosomal findings showed many similarities to those in the ...
Afify S E - - 1992
Three cases of tumour of the accessory lobe of the parotid gland are reported and the surgical aspects discussed. An approach through a routine parotidectomy incision is preferred to direct incision over the mass.
Ferlito A - - 1992
This is a case report of recurrent bilateral parotid swelling with intraglandular gaseous bubbles in a 14-year-old boy, together with a review of the literature on this condition, which is usually called pneumoparotitis. The disorder has been reported as an occupational hazard in wind instrument players and glass-blowers and also ...
McCarty M - - 1992
We present the case of a homosexual male patient with the acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) who developed disseminated infection with Pneumocystis carinii. He presented with symptoms and signs of thyroid disease, and developed thyroid gland calcification. This was later histologically proven to be due to P. carinii infection. Disseminated ...
Curtin J J - - 1992
Pneumoparotitis is a rare cause of parotid enlargement. It is due to a reflux of air through Stensen's duct into the acini of the parotid gland with subsequent dilatation. We report a case which followed a long history of autoinflation of the middle ears by the Valsalva manoeuvre. The plain ...
Olcay I - - 1992
Gynecomastia and bloody nipple discharge are very rare in childhood. In this report, a case of infantile gynecomastia together with bloody nipple discharge is presented. A hemorrhagic discharge was expressible from the mammary gland. Endocrinologic findings were within the normal limits. Because of persisting bleeding, a subcutaneous mastectomy was performed. ...
Stadnik T - - 1992
The behavior of contrast enhancement between a microadenoma and the normal pituitary gland after gadolinium injection was evaluated in 12 operatively confirmed cases using a repetitive sequence of four coronal T1-weighted spin echo series (T1 SE) (continuous acquisition, TR = 400 ms), followed by conventional coronal T1 SE (TR = ...
Takenoshita Y - - 1991
A 24-year-old male with pneumoparotis caused by the use of an air syringe during a routine restorative dental procedure during clinical training is presented. Reflux of air into the parotid gland due to increasing pressure is a rare cause of acute parotid swelling.--A discussion of this unusual case and review ...
Ayudhya N S - - 1991
An extremely rare case of benign cystic teratoma of the parotid salivary gland is presented with a review of the literature. It was found in a 35-year-old Thai woman farmer who had had a history of a movable mass at the left parotid gland region for about 20 years. The ...
Gordon A J - - 1991
A 2-year-old girl was born with an aggregate of ectopic cilia in the right upper eyelid that intermittently produced tears. During elective excision, the cilia were found to be clustered tightly with prominent bulb-like follicles. A separate lobe of lacrimal gland tissue was adjacent to the roots of the cilia ...
de Castro F - - 1991
Ascites is a well-known but uncommon occurrence in hypothyroid patients. We describe two patients with clinical ascites that resolved completely on thyroid replacement therapy. Our review of the literature found 21 well-documented cases of myxedema ascites. Prominent features of this condition include a high protein content of the ascitic fluid ...
Kerr P D - - 1991
Primary extramedullary plasmacytomas (PEMP) are uncommon plasma cell neoplasms that generally occur in the submucosal tissue of the upper airway. Salivary gland PEMP is an extremely rare condition. This report describes a unique case of PEMP in the parotid gland associated with pulmonary amyloidosis. A review of all salivary gland ...
Spitzer R D - - 1991
Pneumocystis carinii is the most common cause of opportunistic pulmonary infection in AIDS patients and disseminated disease is being recognized with increasing frequency. We describe a patient with cavitary pulmonary disease, lymphadenopathy, thyroiditis, and associated hypothyroidism, all a result of P. carinii. The organism was easily demonstrated in a fine-needle ...
Gaines P - - 1991
A case of histiocytosis X involving the thyroid and hypothalamus is reported. A 16 year old female presented with amenorrhoea and diabetes insipidus. She subsequently developed a painful goitre with biochemical hypothyroidism, and stridor. The stridor and goitre responded to cyclophosphamide. Previous publications on the use of cytotoxics in histiocytosis ...
Meregalli M - - 1991
In this paper the authors describe an uncommon case of a young woman affected by sarcoidosis with a unique localization in the right parotid gland, who, later on, developed a clinical picture of hemolytic anemia due to warm antibodies. The case is described and comments are made based on existing ...
Tech K E - - 1991
Thyroid carcinoma concentrating both Tc-99m sodium pertechnetate and radioactive iodine is a rare occurrence. This report describes such a case. It is somewhat different from previous reports in that the carcinoma had tracer uptake equal to that of the remaining normal thyroid gland on both isotope studies. It also occurred ...
di Loreto C - - 1991
Three pathologists evaluated a number of designated architectural features to assign grades to 41 cases of well- to moderately differentiated adenocarcinoma, and their opinions were compared. The consensus opinion was obtained and evaluated against objective measurements of glandular architecture that were obtained by morphometric techniques. The observers agreed on gland ...
Goldstein N - - 1991
The cytologic and histologic findings are reported in a case of papillary carcinoma arising within a thyroid gland pathologically enlarged by histiocytosis X. Fine needle aspiration (FNA) biopsies of a thyroid nodule in a patient with longstanding histiocytosis X produced a scanty amount of colloid, a moderately dense mixed inflammatory ...
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