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Fine K D - - 1995
In this article, we report the case of a 36-yr-old patient presenting with manifestations of portal hypertension, hepatic dysfunction, and fever who proved to have peliosis hepatis on liver biopsy. A thorough work-up revealed no obvious etiology. At autopsy, malignant histiocytosis of the liver and bone marrow was diagnosed. This ...
Raghavan R - - 1995
We describe an unusual case of malignant thromboembolization within the aortic arch of a 56-year-old man who presented with a stroke. The uncommon source of this malignant embolus was an adrenal phaeochromocytoma which had permeated the inferior vena cava, metastasized into the pleural cavity and colonized the intimal surfaces of ...
Nirenberg A - - 1995
Vulvar sarcomas are uncommon, comprising only approximately 2% of all vulvar malignancies. Consequently, most reported series contain only a few cases. We add to the literature 10 cases of various primary sarcomas of the vulva, including previously unreported cases of angiosarcoma and a neoplasm resembling Ewing's sarcoma. The only histologic ...
Piqué E - - 1995
A 73-year-old woman with a malignant hidroacanthoma simplex on her right lower limb is reported. The lesion was immunohistochemically studied. Carcino-embryonic antigen and epithelial membrane antigen were found in the luminal border of ductal structures within the aggregations of neoplastic cells. We review the literature on this subject.
Aozasa K - - 1994
In our previous study, we suggested that long-standing pleural inflammation might be an etiological factor for development of pleural soft-tissue sarcomas, especially malignant fibrous histiocytoma and angiosarcoma (AS). To study the etiological importance of chronic pyothorax for development of pleural AS, a nationwide study of AS in Japan was carried ...
Herd R M - - 1994
In 1948 Dr Sophie Spitz described criteria that distinguished juvenile melanoma from malignant melanoma. Since then the cases of eruptive Spitz naevi have been reported arising on normal skin, on lightly pigmented patches and on hypopigmented patches. There are only 12 reports of Spitz naevi arising on hyperpigmented patches: we ...
Grimalt R - - 1994
Pityriasis rotunda is an uncommon dermatosis characterized by multiple, widely distributed, strikingly circular hypopigmented or hyperpigmented patches that are slightly scaly. It has been described in Oriental and black patients, usually in association with certain infective or malignant systemic diseases. Pityriasis rotunda is rare in white patients and does not ...
Koppel R A - - 1994
Unilateral pseudo-Kaposi's sarcoma has been associated with Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome. A case is described here of a 17-year-old man in whom clinical and histopathologic findings suggested pseudo-Kaposi's sarcoma of this type. In addition to Kaposi's sarcoma, this entity should be differentiated from lymphangioendothelioma and lymphangioma. Positive factor VIII reactivity, which is ...
DiSaia P J - - 1994
Sarcomas of the uterus, ovary and lower genital tract are fortunately rare, since the prognosis is quite often poor. The most frequent are sarcomas of the uterine corpus, and these account for only 4% of all uterine tumors. Ovarian sarcomas are less frequent, and the prognosis is even poorer when ...
Miller D M - - 1994
Human papillomavirus, a papovavirus, is the causative agent of all warts. There are at least 63 subtypes of this virus, certain ones of which are more likely to cause warts in particular locations or to be associated with malignancies. Over the last 6 years, HPV-6, HPV-11, and HPV-16 have been ...
Okada K - - 1994
A case of postradiation osteosarcoma of the patella in a 54-year-old man was presented. The lesion in the patella was diffuse and highly sclerotic, and was partially radiolucent in radiographs. The whole patella was removed by Miyakawa's method. Diagnostic criteria, clinical features, and radiographic findings of postradiation sarcoma were described. ...
Burch D J - - 1994
A case of alveolar soft part sarcoma of the uterus is described. It presented as intermenstrual bleeding in a 47-year-old woman. This is a rare tumor, forming about 1% of soft tissue sarcomas. Several hundred cases have been described, mostly arising in the limbs. We believe this to be the ...
Gruberg L - - 1994
The association between dermatomyositis and malignancy has been a controversial issue discussed in the literature. We will describe a rare case of a 34-year-old woman with a 6-year history of malignant melanoma and new onset dermatomyositis. To the best of our knowledge only 8 such cases have been previously reported ...
Cordoba J C - - 1994
We report a new translocation t(8;22)(q22;q11) in a single case of epithelioid sarcoma. The band involved in chromosome 22 is the same found in 70-80% of the case of Ewing's sarcoma/peripheral neuroepithelioma (PNET) with cytogenetic characterization. The histologic characteristics of this tumor were typical for epithelioid sarcoma. Immunohistochemical stains were ...
Morland B - - 1994
Synovial sarcoma of the larynx is extremely rare having been reported only six times previously in the literature. We add another case report, which to our knowledge is the first recorded case in a child. We discuss the alternative approach of combination chemotherapy and radiotherapy which in this case led ...
Frans E E Department of Internal Medicine, Universitaire Ziekenhuizen, K.U. Leuven, - - 1994
We present a HIV-1 seropositive patient with generalized lymphedema, due to a rare lymphangiomatous variant of Kaposi's sarcoma, successfully treated with interferon-alpha. The clinical presentation and treatment possibilities of Kaposi's sarcoma are reviewed.
Gleeson N - - 1993
We report ten uterine and four extrauterine sarcomas encountered in a twelve month period (1989-90). The seven new cases of uterine sarcomas represent an estimated one third of all cases of malignancy of the corpus uteri, which were diagnosed at the gynaecology departments of St James's and Adelaide hospitals in ...
O'Keeffe L J - - 1993
Synovial sarcoma is a soft tissue malignancy which most commonly affects the lower limbs of young adults and rarely occurs in the head and neck region. The term synovial sarcoma may be a misnomer as most of these tumours occur in tissues not known to contain synovial tissue. There has ...
Stanford D G - - 1993
A case of primary ocular melanoma of the iris in a 10 year old girl is reported. Primary melanoma of the eye is exceedingly rare in childhood. The incidence and risk factors for ocular melanoma are discussed and possible reasons why this tumour is so uncommon in younger age groups ...
Dhillon M S - - 1993
Primary malignant bone tumors are rarely associated with pregnancy. Because of the rare nature of the condition, the relevant literature available is scant, providing limited information to the clinician about its management. Common management problems stem from delayed diagnosis and the limitations on the use of routine therapeutic modalities (eg, ...
Manganoni A M - - 1993
A case of generalized melanosis associated with malignant melanoma, characterized by up-to-date, previously undescribed histologic findings, is reported. Markedly dilated dermal lymphatics with features resembling secondary lymphangioma were found. We speculate that a further mechanism, as well as those previously reported in the literature, could be operative in the pathogenesis ...
Theunissen P - - 1993
A case report is presented of a 30-year old woman with a primary meningeal melanoma associated with an ipsilateral nevus of Ota (oculodermal melanosis). Nine similar cases described in the literature are reviewed including additional personal communications after follow-up of three of these patients. The mean age of the patients ...
Burke A P - - 1993
BACKGROUND: There are few reports comparing the clinicopathologic features of sarcomas of the aorta (SA), sarcomas of the inferior vena cava (SIVC), and sarcomas of the pulmonary artery (SPA). METHODS: The authors retrospectively reviewed 11 SA, 16 SIVC, and 16 SPA, and compared clinical, pathologic, and immunohistochemical findings. RESULTS: The ...
Ooi L P - - 1993
Alveolar soft part sarcoma of the tongue is a rare malignancy. Until 1988, only 23 cases have been documented in the English literature. In this report, a 21 year old man with typical features of alveolar soft part sarcoma of the tongue is presented. Treatment was wide surgical resection with ...
Arber D A - - 1993
Virtually all reported cases of epithelioid sarcoma have been vimentin rich, and the coexpression of vimentin and keratin is considered a characteristic immunophenotype in these tumors. We report three cases of soft tissue tumors with histologic and clinical features consistent with epithelioid sarcoma, all of which failed to immunoreact by ...
Bessède J P - - 1993
The authors report the case of an 8-year-old boy with a Ewing's sarcoma localized to the mandible. The therapeutic modalities consisting of induction chemotherapy, surgical removal of the involved portion of the mandible with reconstruction using a parascapular osteo-cutaneous free flap, and maintenance chemotherapy are described. Emphasis is placed on ...
Chiang W - - 1993
Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans is a slowly growing, low-grade sarcoma originating in the dermis and subcutaneous tissue. It generally occurs with equal frequency on the trunk and proximal extremities. Only three cases have been reported to occur on the hand. A case of dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans of the right hand anterior to Guyon's ...
Chun K - - 1993
BACKGROUND: While significant risk factors for malignant melanoma may initially develop or are first seen in childhood, the actual occurrence of this neoplasm in prepubertal children is uncommon. METHODS: A retrospective study of malignant melanoma in Puerto Ricans up to 16 years of age occurring from 1973 to 1990 was ...
da Fonseca M A - - 1992
Ewing's sarcoma, a malignant tumor, rarely occurs in children younger than 5 years of age. Although it may appear in any bone, it is more common in the axial skeleton, rarely involving the jaws (1 to 2% incidence, mostly in the mandible). The most common symptoms are pain and swelling ...
Chang S C - - 1992
Malignant melanoma of vagina is rare. Malignant melanoma of the cervix is even rare. To date, only 96 cases of the former and 26 cases of the latter have been reported. We report here a very rare case of primary malignant melanoma involving both vagina and cervix in a 70-year-old ...
Kurban R S - - 1992
We report a case of melanoma arising in a large nevus spilus. On histologic examination, the nevus spilus had diagnostic features of melanocytic dysplasia. Further characterization by flow cytometry showed DNA-aneuploidy within the melanoma as well as in one of the darker pigmented papules within the nevus spilus. The significance ...
Matsumura N - - 1992
We report two cases of malignant melanoma associated with a schwannoma. Case 1 is a 32-year-old Japanese man who had a nodular melanoma in his epigastrium, associated with one subcutaneous nodule on the neck and another on the right thigh, both of which were histologically-proven schwannomas. Case 2 is a ...
Au E - - 1992
Although rhabdomyosarcoma is predominantly a malignant disease of children, it is also seen in adults. Since adults account for only 15% of rhabdomyosarcomas, the experience gathered for the treatment of the malignancy has been derived from treating children. The treatment of a case of adult extensive parameningeal rhabdomyosarcoma with CyVADlC ...
Chang W C - - 1992
Pure rhabdomyosarcomas originate in the female genital tract. They are uncommon and most often occur in infancy or childhood as sarcoma botryoides (embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma) which involve the vagina and cervix. Such tumors rarely occur in adults. A pure rhabdomyosarcoma of the uterus that arose in a postpartum patient is described. ...
Gaffney C C - - 1992
Hypertrichosis lanuginosa acquisita (HLA) refers to abnormal and excessive growth of fine downy hair. It is a rare condition which has been reported in association with both malignancy and certain drug therapy. We report three cases occurring after administration of cytotoxic chemotherapy for cancer. A possible relationship is discussed and ...
Sloan J B - - 1992
An unusual variant of malignant pilomatrixoma displaying melanization of epithelial elements is described. Melanization is a rare event even in the benign form of this adnexal neoplasm. Previously reported cases of malignant pilomatrixoma are reviewed; none containing pigment have been previously reported to our knowledge. Possible etiologies for lack of ...
Ramael M - - 1992
The results of an immunohistochemical study of P-170 glycoprotein immunoreactivity in human non-neoplastic mesothelium (35 cases) and in malignant mesothelioma (33 cases) using the murine monoclonal antibody JSB-1 are reported. The majority of malignant mesothelioma cases exhibited cytoplasmic and membrane immunoreactivity in neoplastic cells. These findings are highly significant when ...
Lawoyin J O - - 1992
A case of Kaposis sarcoma presenting exclusively in the oral cavity is reported. Exclusive oral presentation of Kaposis sarcoma is considered extremely rare. At the U.C.H. Ibadan, a total of one hundred and two cases of Kaposis sarcoma were seen in the last 24 years. None of these presented exclusively ...
Goetz S P - - 1992
A primary extraskeletal myxoid chondrosarcoma of the pleura that clinically mimicked a malignant mesothelioma in a 66-year-old man with a history of asbestos exposure is described. Although exceedingly rare in this location, the characteristic histologic features, immunohistochemical reactivities, and ultrastructural features support the diagnosis of extraskeletal myxoid chondrosarcoma. Many ferruginous ...
Kang S - - 1992
A case of primary cutaneous melanoma of the external auditory canal and a review of the literature are reported. This is the first reported case with microstaging of the tumor. The tumor presented as a polypoid obstructive lesion of the external ear canal. Although occurrence of melanoma in this location ...
Bottger D - - 1992
Melanomas may first present as nodal metastasis. Most of these cases have a discernible primary source. A proportion of these, however, have no apparent primary. A very few patients in this latter group actually have an identifiable primary source that regressed and disappeared. There is a set of stringent clinical ...
Barrow H N - - 1992
Necrotizing "malignant" external otitis is a life-threatening skull base infection that originates in the external auditory canal and is characterized by otalgia and purulent aural discharge with external auditory canal cellulitis and granulation. Necrotizing external otitis, seen almost exclusively in elderly diabetics, is almost always caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa. To ...
Shaffer D - - 1992
Nevus of Ota is uncommon in the non-Oriental population. We report a case of malignant melanoma with metastasis to the genitourinary tract in a Hispanic male with nevus of Ota. Thirty-six prior cases of nevus of Ota with malignant melanoma reported in the English language are reviewed. Sixty-eight percent were ...
Bukachevsky R P - - 1992
Primary synovial sarcoma is an unusual tumor of the head and neck. Fewer than 75 cases have been reported in the literature. We have treated 7 additional cases; 3 in the hypopharynx, 2 in the parapharyngeal space, 1 in the oral pharynx and 1 in the posterior triangle of the ...
Blessing K - - 1991
From the files of the Scottish Melanoma Group, we have identified 100 cases of subungual malignant melanoma (melanoma arising in the nailbed), and this represents 2.8% of the total melanomas registered during the period 1979-1989. Almost equal numbers arose on the foot as on the hand, with the thumb and ...
de Jong R S - - 1991
A case of a 69-year-old man with an extra-adrenal malignant phaeochromocytoma is described. Sputum cytology revealed metastatic cells, which have not been reported previously in malignant phaeochromocytoma. This case is also remarkable for the short duration of disease, rapid progression and extensive spread of metastases, the radiological aspect of metastatic ...
Wang C L - - 1991
Metastatic tumors to the jaw are a rare occurrence. The incidence of metastatic Ewing's sarcoma to the jaw has been reported to be less than 2% of all cases of Ewing's sarcoma. Early detection of such lesions is difficult because the signs and symptoms do not appear until the lesion ...
Paulus W - - 1991
Nineteen primary intracranial sarcomas out of a total of about 25,000 brain tumour biopsies are reported. Subtypes included malignant fibrous histiocytoma (6 cases), leiomyosarcoma (3), rhabdomyosarcoma (2), angiosarcoma (2), and one case each of fibrosarcoma, low-grade fibromyxoid sarcoma, malignant ectomesenchymoma, mesenchymal chondrosarcoma, differentiated chondrosarcoma and Ewing's sarcoma. Histological and immunohistochemical ...
Gaylis B - - 1991
Recurrent respiratory papillomatosis is the most common benign tumor of the larynx in children. The disease often runs a protracted course necessitating multiple endolaryngeal procedures. Rarely, these papillomata become invasive and/or undergo malignant degeneration. A case report of malignant degeneration and widespread invasion in long-standing laryngeal papillomatosis and a review ...
Boi S - - 1991
The development of delayed metastases, although rare, is well documented in patients with invasive cutaneous melanoma. Only 24 cases, including ours, are clearly documented in the literature. We describe a 56-year-old woman who had an acral lentiginous melanoma of the right hand (thickness 1.2 mm). Thirteen years after excision and ...
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