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Mutlu Mehmet - - 2009
Hemangiomas are benign tumors of the capillary endothelium involved in varied clinical and pathologic entities. Congenital hemangioma is quite rare compared to infantile hemangioma. Hemangiomas rarely occur in bone. Intraosseous hemangiomas are most commonly found in the vertebral column and skull. The mandible is the most frequently affected skull bone. ...
Mongal Lucretia S - - 2009
We report the case of an enormous right atrial hemangioma in an asymptomatic 42-year-old woman. The diagnosis was made by echocardiogram after the patient was found to have an abnormal EKG during a routine medical exam. The hemangioma is the largest described in English literature. The tumor was surgically resected ...
Kelesidis Theodoros - - 2009
Emphysematous cystitis is a rare disorder that is usually associated with immunosuppression, poorly controlled diabetes mellitus, and other risk factors such as previous urinary tract infection and/or recent instrumentation of the urinary tract. The case of an 89-year-old woman with emphysematous cystitis who had no evidence of immunodeficiency or other ...
Bael An - - 2009
PURPOSE: In the setting of the European Bladder Dysfunction Study, a multicenter, randomized, controlled trial of treatment options for functional incontinence in children, we assessed the concordance between reported and reviewed urodynamic scores. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A total of 97 children with clinically diagnosed urge syndrome and 105 with clinically ...
Hamouda A - - 2010
A 67-year-old man presented with recurrent sepsis, groin swelling, and lower urinary tract symptoms 12 years after bilateral TEP inguinal hernia repair. Diagnosis of mesh migration and erosion into the urinary bladder was made by cystoscopy. Exploration of the groin confirmed Prolene mesh erosion into the lateral wall of the ...
Roosen Alexander - - 2009
The focus of clinical understanding and management of male storage lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) has shifted from the prostate to the bladder. This is mirrored by an increasing body of experimental evidence suggesting that the bladder is the central organ in the pathogenesis of LUTS. A systematic review of ...
Lee Seok-Jong - - 2009
BACKGROUND: Deeply-located vascular birthmarks have been traditionally regarded as being identical to a deep type of hemangioma of infancy (HOI). However, there is increasing evidence that some venous malformations also mimic these deep type of HOIs clinically. This study investigates how many, if not all, deep vascular birthmarks are deep ...
Kumar Basant - - 2009
A two-day-old newborn male child with a rare variant of exstrophy bladder was managed in our institute. The child has true duplicate bladder exstrophy which is extremely rare and only 8 cases reported in the world literature so far. We describe another one and briefly review the literature.
Mitsionis Gregory I - - 2010
Intramuscular hemangiomas (IHs) are rare benign neoplasms usually seen in children, adolescents and young adults. Although lower extremities are the commonest localization, the localization at the foot is extremely rare since only a few cases have been reported. We report a case of mixed type IH of the flexor digitorum ...
Rutherford Kimberley D - - 2010
Hemangiomas of the external auditory canal are rare with only 16 cases reported in the literature. We report the case of a 62-year-old woman who presented with bleeding from the external auditory canal. Physical examination and imaging were consistent with a hemangioma. Initial diagnostic evaluation failed to reveal the full ...
Nelius Thomas - - 2010
Leiomyosarcomas are a relatively rare tumor entity encountered within the urinary bladder. There are just over 100 cases reported in the medical literature. Herein, we describe a case of leiomyosarcoma presenting initially as a urinary tract infection with lower abdominal pain. A life threatening episode of gross hematuria guided to ...
Keezer Mark Robert - - 2009
The case of a 51-year-old man diagnosed with two acquired cavernous hemangiomas 17 years after cranial irradiation for a cerebellar astrocytoma is reported. A review of 84 cases of radiation-induced cavernous hemangiomas found in the literature is presented. In this series the mean age at the time of irradiation (+/- ...
Yaganti Vamsee - - 2009
Cardiac hemangiomas are rare cardiac tumors with fewer than 50 surgically treated cases reported in the literature. Incidence of valvular hemangiomas is extremely low, as cardiac valves are predominantly avascular structures. In this case report, we describe a 33-year-old woman who presented with progressively worsening cardiovascular symptoms. Echocardiography revealed a ...
Nguyen John - - 2009
Infantile hemangiomas are common vascular tumors of childhood with a propensity for the head and neck. In the periocular region, they can cause functional and cosmetic deformity. The proliferation and involution of hemangiomas are controlled by complex interactions of molecular, cellular, and hormonal regulators. There is no single uniformly safe ...
Viswanathan V - - 2009
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: The neuroradiology and neurosurgery literature is replete with references to "hemangioma" involving the central nervous system (CNS). However, the number of cases of true infantile hemangiomas in the CNS reported to date is 15. Our purpose was to delineate the definition of infantile hemangiomas, determine their prevalence ...
Kalorin Carmin M - - 2009
BACKGROUND: Complete eversion of the urinary bladder is a rare problem that presents a serious management challenge. Currently no standard treatment recommendations exist for management. We describe our experience with bladder eversion and present an algorithm for treatment. CASE: An elderly, multiparous woman presented with complete bladder eversion after partial ...
Sukov William R - - 2009
The perivascular epithelioid cell family of tumors (PEComas) includes familiar lesions such as angiomyolipoma, lymphangioleiomyoma, and clear-cell "sugar" tumors of the lung. Less frequently, PEComas arise in various other locations throughout the body including soft tissue, bone, and visceral organs. We report 3 cases of PEComa arising in the urinary ...
Talmon Geoffrey A - - 2011
Testicular hemangiomas are benign vascular neoplasms usually occurring in children. Pathologists must be aware of this entity when performing intraoperative frozen sections as, after diagnosis, testicle-sparing surgery is adequate. The authors present a typical case with immunohistochemical studies and a review of the literature.
Joshi V - - 2009
A case of a convexity dural-based cavernous hemangioma in a 15-year-old male child is reported. The child presented only with headaches and had no neurological deficits. MRI features were suggestive of a meningioma. The tumor was completely resected and histology was conclusive of a hemangioma. At follow-up after 2 years, ...
Broaddus Erin - - 2009
Iris vascular anomalies are rare benign vascular tumors and simulating lesions of the iris stroma. These can be classified into five distinct, clinicopathological entities: iris capillary hemangioma, iris cavernous hemangioma, iris microhemangioma, iris arteriovenous malformation, and iris varix. We have reviewed all reported cases of iris hemangiomas since 1970, as ...
Masood Rehan - - 2009
We report a rare case of a female patient with situs inversus totalis. She developed cholelithiasis which was diagnosed on abdominal ultrasound and she underwent laparoscopic cholecystectomy for the left sided gall bladder. The literature on this subject is reviewed. We want to highlight the important aspects of the management ...
Tazi Mohammed Fadl - - 2009
Urinary bladder pheochromocytoma is rare. From a case report of unsuspected pheochromocytoma and literature review, the authors develop a diagnostic and therapeutic algorithm for the management of this ectopic pheochromocytoma localization.
Jin Bo - - 2009
ABSTRACT: Melanosis refers to abnormal or excessive deposition of melanin pigment in the cells and/or tissue, which can be seen in any organ but commonly in skin and oral mucosa. Melanosis of the urinary bladder is an extremely rare benign condition and only a handful of cases been reported in ...
Martin Marlene - - 2009
Bladder exstrophy is a rare urogenital abnormality. Other urogenital malformations have been associated with exposure to hormonal pesticide disruptors during critical developmental periods. This is the first report in the literature to associate household exposure to pesticides with bladder exstrophy. We describe the pediatric environmental history of a newborn baby ...
Serati Maurizio - - 2009
INTRODUCTION: Coital urinary incontinence is a frequently underreported symptom, with a relevant impact on women's sexuality and quality of life. AIM: This article will review the available evidence on incidence, pathophysiology, and treatment of coital urinary incontinence with the attempt to present the current state of the art. METHODS: PubMed ...
Simonetti Sara - - 2009
Intraosseous cavernomas are very rare benign lesions representing less than 1% of all skeletal tumors and most frequently observed in vertebrae and head and neck bones. Solitary hemangiomas of the hand bones are exceptionally rare. We report a case of this neoplasm in the distal epiphysis of the third metacarpal ...
Zhang Fei - - 2009
An 11-year-old boy presenting with palpitation and chest distress was found to have gross cardiomegaly on chest radiography. Subsequent echocardiography revealed an intramural giant cystic mass in the right atrium. An operative measure was planned to prevent acute cardiac tamponade and right coronary artery obstruction. The patient successfully underwent open ...
Martens Frank M J FM Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands. - - 2009
Intrathecal baclofen, administered via a Baclofen pump, is used for patients with spasticity. We report here a case of intrathecal catheter retraction following surgery. A male patient with adrenoleukodystrophy and a baclofen pump implant was admitted to the urology department with bladder stones. A transurethral cystolithotripsy and a suprapubic cystotomy ...
Sanborn Sharon L - - 2009
Melanosis of the urinary bladder is a rare entity. It is generally regarded as a benign condition, but it is sometimes associated with primary malignant melanoma of the urinary bladder. It has never been reported to be connected with transitional cell carcinoma. We present a case of a woman with ...
Kraft Kate H - - 2008
Bladder involvement occurs in 1%-4% of cases of inguinal hernias. Among obese men aged 50 to 70, the incidence may reach 10%.1,2 The diagnosis of bladder involvement is often difficult to delineate at the time of presentation and may only become apparent at the time of herniorrhaphy. Surgical management pertaining ...
Mai Kien T - - 2008
Involvement of the urinary bladder by prostatic adenocarcinoma (PCA) occasionally occurs. In this study, we analyzed urine cytological findings in patients with secondary involvement of the urinary bladder by PCA with the help of the immunocytochemistry. The cases were divided into two groups: (1) prospective study group: three cases; and ...
Thakre Atul A - - 2008
Fecal soiling or intractable constipation frequently occurs in association with urinary incontinence in children with varying pathologic conditions. To manage double incontinence or the combination of wetting and severe constipation, a Mitrofanoff conduit and a channel for antegrade continence enema is constructed using the appendix by open surgery. We present ...
Nagai Atsushi - - 2008
In order to clinically investigate the mechanism of ejaculatory dysfunction attributable to the alpha1-blocker silodosin, a real-time observation of ejaculation by healthy males was performed. Following intake of silodosin, a newly developed selective alpha1-blocker for benign prostatic hypertrophy, ejaculation was dynamically observed using color Doppler ultrasound in three healthy males. ...
Cakir E - - 2008
Hemangioma is exceedingly rare in the ribs. A case of rib hemangioma in a 54-year-old woman is presented. Chest roentgenogram and computed tomography revealed a mass in the left lateral costaphrenic sinus with bone destruction. She underwent resection of the 7th and 8th rib. The pathologic diagnosis was cavernous hemangioma. ...
Bhagat Suresh K - - 2008
Association of the anterior and posterior urethral valve is a rare congenital anomaly which can lead to various urinary tract symptoms. An 8-year-old boy was referred by his primary care physician for urinary dribbling, straining at micturition, and recurrent febrile urinary tract infection since the age of 2 years. Clinically, ...
Scheithauer Bernd W - - 2008
As an initial manifestation of neurofibromatosis type 1, isolated neurofibroma of the urinary bladder occurs only rarely in the first 2 decades of life. We report a case of a 6-year-old African-American girl who presented in this manner and was found to have a plexiform neurofibroma as well as diffuse ...
Kumar A - - 2008
Bilateral single system ureteral ectopia (BSSEU) is one of the rarest entities in urology, with less than 80 cases reported so far. Incontinence resulting from the underlying anomaly can be devastating to the child. It is generally agreed that suitable urinary continence and long dry intervals are seldom obtainable because ...
Rastogi Rajul - - 2008
Hemangiomas are benign lesions that occur in any part of the body. Genital hemangioma involving the entire penis and scrotum are extremely rare. More rarely they can extend in to the pelvis making preoperative imaging imperative and decisive in treatment. Very few cases have been reported in the medical literature. ...
Susco Benjamin Mark - - 2008
Urethral diverticula with calculi have a low incidence as reported in the literature. This elderly female patient was first seen with recurrent urinary tract infections (UTIs), dysuria, and hematuria. She had two large stones, one in the bladder and one in a urethral diverticulum. Litholapaxy with a laser was effective ...
Blaas Harm-Gerd K - - 2008
In the following review, the development of the thorax and abdomen, as described by embryologists and anatomists in modern embryological text books, is compared with sonoanatomic descriptions from 2D and 3D ultrasound studies, week by week in the first trimester. The anatomic descriptions are limited to details that are of ...
Dussa C U CU Regional Spinal Injuries Centre, Southport District General Hospital, Southport, UK. - - 2008
A retrospective study with review of literature. (1) To report the management and outcome of a series of six cases of transverse sacral fractures. (2) To review the literature and see the influence of the type of treatment on the neurological outcome, in particular, of the bladder and bowel and ...
Rashmi Metgud S - - 2008
Hobnail hemangioma is a rare benign vascular tumor. It usually develops in young adults as a single, small, well-circumscribed, angiomatous/pigmented, and flat or exophytic lesion and has a distinctive biphasic histopathologic appearance. Lesions commonly affect the trunk and lower and upper extremities, although head and neck involvement has also been ...
Avramut Mihaela - - 2009
The authors in this study describe the case of a patient with a history of multiple malignancies who underwent total cystectomy with ileal loop urinary diversion and presented with a lower extremity angiosarcoma on the background of lymphedema a decade later. Shortly thereafter, she was diagnosed with metastatic ileal conduit ...
Chertin Boris - - 2008
The incidence of the bladder injury may increase following multiple caesarean sections. We report the first case, to the best of our knowledge, of iatrogenic bladder diverticula, which developed following caesarean section. The diagnosis of the bladder diverticula was made during work up due to recurrent urinary tract infections (UTI). ...
Gerbrandy S J F - - 2008
We report a patient who developed BCG endophthalmitis after BCG immunotherapy for bladder cancer. Comparison of this case with 2 other reported cases reveals a similar pattern of elderly, debilitated and immunocompromised patients with poor response to systemic antituberculous therapy in whom systemic steroids are used concurrently. Age and glucocorticoids ...
Childs Lane - - 2008
Rhabdomyosarcomas, malignant neoplasms exhibiting skeletal muscle differentiation, are the most common childhood sarcomas and most commonly arise in the head-and-neck region. Embryonal rhabdomyosarcomas of the genitourinary tract also occur in children, but are distinctly uncommon in adults. We report a case of embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma arising in the bladder of a ...
Istanbulluoglu Mustafa Okan - - 2008
Intrauterine devices (IUDs) are currently one of the most popular reversible contraception methods used world wide. Uterine perforation is a rarely observed complication. The bladder is one of the organs that an IUD can migrate to because of its close proximity to the uterus. There are about 70 cases in ...
Kochar Kunal - - 2008
Liver abscess formation is a rare complication of gall bladder perforation with cholecystohepatic communication. We describe a patient who presented with right upper quadrant pain and progressive confusion, and was found to have an intrahepatic perforation of the gall bladder. We discuss the diagnostic work-up and the management of this ...
Vilke Gary M - - 2008
Acute urinary retention is a common presentation to the Emergency Department and is often simply treated with placement of a Foley catheter. However, various cases will arise when this will not remedy the retention and more aggressive measures will be needed, particularly if emergent urological consultation is not available. This ...
Finnan Ryan P - - 2008
Anterior pelvic ring disruptions are often associated with injuries to the genitourinary structures with the potential for considerable resultant morbidity. Herniation of the bladder into the symphyseal region after injury with subsequent entrapment upon reduction of the symphyseal diastasis has seldom been reported in the literature. We report such a ...
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