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Kalebi Ahmed Y - - 2009
The association of paraneoplastic hypoglycemia [Doege-Potter syndrome] and finger clubbing [Pierre-Marie-Bamberg syndrome] with pleural solitary fibrous tumour is rare. We present a previously unpublished but typical example of this rare occurrence together with a detailed updated literature review of previously published cases of pleural SFT discussing the histopathology of SFT; ...
Blel A - - 2008
Angiomyofibroblastoma is a rare, benign, mesenchymal tumour occurring mainly in the female genital tract, and more rarely, in males. We present a new case of angiomyofibroblastoma arising in the left inguinal region of an 83-year-old man. The tumour was well circumscribed and measured 60 mm in maximum dimension. On microscopic ...
Dalati Taufik - - 2008
A 32-year-old female patient with a history of surgical treatment of cutaneous basal cell carcinomas and recurrent keratocystic odontogenic tumours presented with a painless swelling in the vestibular area of the maxillary premolar region. The lesion was excised, and pathological examination established the diagnosis of ameloblastoma. A review of literature ...
Wilson C - - 2008
The recommendations regarding the management of keratocystic odontogenic tumour (KCOT) vary widely in the literature. The authors highlight that conservative surgical management should still be considered in some cases. A young patient with Gorlin-Goltz Syndrome and two large mandibular KCOTs is presented. The case demonstrates conservative treatment with enucleation of ...
Miranda Pablo - - 2009
Meningiomas are relatively uncommon in childhood. They represent 1% to 2% of all intracranial tumours of infancy and childhood and 1.5% to 1.8% of all intracranial meningiomas. Occasionally, meningiomas may develop without dural attachment. Clear cell meningioma is a histological distinctive uncommon variant of meningioma that may behave aggressively with ...
Sakayama K - - 2008
We report a case of giant cell tumour (GCT) of the hamate treated by acrylic cementation. It has not recurred 3 years after surgery, and no functional impairment has been observed. We have reviewed previously reported cases of GCTs in the hamate and discuss the best management to prevent recurrence ...
Avninder S - - 2008
We report a case of lymphoplasmacyte-rich meningioma (LPM) in a 22-year-old woman who presented with headache, hemiparesis and hypoaesthesia. MRI revealed a meningioma at the foramen magnum region that was resected by far-lateral approach. This case represents the second LPM to be reported at this site and highlights the importance ...
Amit A - - 2008
The concurrent presence of multiple primary brain tumours with different histological characteristics is very rare. A case of dual intracranial benign tumours comprising pituitary adenoma and vestibular schwannoma is described. The aetiology and genetic association of these pathologies is explored and the literature of multiple intracranial tumours of different cell ...
Haider S A - - 2008
An unusual epithelioid variant of perineurioma of the groin occurring in a 53-year-old man is described. The lesion appeared to be associated with a femoral nerve branch. The tumour was characterised by the presence of a syncytial proliferation of epithelioid cells, mimicking a meningioma of syncytial type. In addition there ...
Argyriou A A - - 2008
The co-occurrence of a brain tumour and demyelinating disease of the central nervous system (CNS) constitutes a rare clinical entity. We herein report the incidence of meningioma and CNS non-specific demyelination in a patient with a 6-year history of operated brain tumour (meningioma). Our case bolsters the argument that in ...
Vijay R K P - - 2008
We describe a rare case of metastatic choriocarcinoma, which presented with acute left loin pain due to a subcapsular haematoma secondary to a bleeding renal metastasis. The renal metastasis was embolised to prevent further bleeding. To our knowledge, presentation of gestational trophoblastic tumour (GTT) with such symptoms has not been ...
Panchmatia J R - - 2008
A patient presenting with a forehead lump secondary to an intraosseous meningioma is described. In addition, diagnosis and management of meningiomata are discussed.
Salah Meriem Bel Haj - - 2008
BACKGROUND: Infantile desmoplastic fibromatoses are benign fibrous tissue tumours, non-metastasizing but locally aggressive and with high likelihood of recurrence. Many cases occur in young children between 18 months and 3 years and commonly present as painless mass of the submandibular region. The maxilla is rarely involved. AIM: Through this report ...
Tramacere F - - 2008
Esthesioneuroblastoma is a rare tumour arising from the olfactory epithelium of the nasal vault which frequently invades the cranial base and orbit. Esthesioneuroblastoma has a bimodal age distribution between 11 and 20 years and between 51 and 60 years. Esthesioneuroblastoma accounts for approximately 1-5% of intranasal cancers. The case is ...
Sharp L - - 2008
Haemangioendotheliomas (HAE) are the commonest vascular tumours of the liver in infancy and are characterised by solitary or multifocal lesions often arising in conjunction with cutaneous haemangiomas. The authors report on a 4-month-old infant with massive hepatomegaly and hypothyroidism due to multifocal HAE whose mother had been born with biliary ...
Piette Caroline - - 2008
Gliomas are the most common CNS tumours in children and present either as circumscribed tumours or diffusely infiltrative neoplasms. Diffuse gliomas develop both in the cerebral hemispheres and the brainstem and have a poor prognosis. Guidelines for the therapy of these tumours are still debated. In this study, we reviewed ...
Marton Elisabetta - - 2008
Meningiomas in early infancy are rare lesions, worth to be reported for their exceptional occurrence. The authors report a case of an 11-month-old female child with asymmetric macrocephaly due to the presence of a cystic atypical meningioma associated to bilateral subdural collections. This unusual and unique case of atypical cystic ...
Bucci T - - 2008
Haemangiomas are benign vascular neoplasms characterized by an abnormal proliferation of blood vessels. They may occur in any vascularized tissue including skin, subcutaneous tissue muscle and bone. These tumours are common in infancy and childhood and commonly involve subcutaneous or mucosal tissues. Intramuscular haemangiomas, a distinctive type of haemangioma occurring ...
Rastogi Rajul - - 2008
Neurofibromatosis type-1 (NF1), also known as von Recklinghausen disease, is a common autosomal dominant condition with an approximate incidence of one per 3000 births. NF1 involves multiple systems of the body. Abdominal involvement occurs in the form of neurofibroma and tumour growth in the liver, mesentery, retroperitoneum, gastric and bowel. ...
Caruso R - - 2008
PURPOSE: Bilateral papilledema is a rare symptom of cauda equina tumours. The authors report a case of neurinoma of cauda equina, which had a bilateral papilledema among its initial symptoms. CASE REPORT: A 28 years old man showed the presence of a bilateral papilledema; a cerebral MRI did not show ...
Moaref Ali Reza - - 2008
We report on a 55-year-old man with effort dyspnoea that transesophageal echocardiography disclosed was due to a mass originating from the chorda of the tricuspid valve. Histological examination revealed the mass to be an organized thrombus without tumour components. This case illustrates the unusual presentation of a thrombus confined to ...
Presutti L - - 2008
Midline suprasellar meningiomas have traditionally been removed through transcranial approaches. Endoscopic endonasal approaches have already been described for the removal of tuberculum sellae meningiomas (Cook), but their exclusive use for planum sphenoidale meningiomas has never been reported. A case report of a planum sphenoidale meningioma removed through a transnasal endoscopic ...
Salehpour F - - 2008
Case report. Department of Neurosurgery, Imam Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Daneshgah Street, Tabriz, East Azerbayjan, Iran. A 21-year-old man presented with progressive paraesthesia and weakness in the four limbs, with disturbances in the vibration and positional senses. Magnetic resonance imaging revealed a cervical intramedullary tumour ...
Rastogi Rajul
Neurofibromatosis type-1 (NF1), also known as von Recklinghausen disease, is a common autosomal dominant condition with an approximate incidence of one per 3000 births. NF1 involves multiple systems of the body. Abdominal involvement occurs in the form of neurofibroma and tumour growth in the liver, mesentery, retroperitoneum, gastric and bowel. ...
Erkan A N - - 2008
Hemangioendothelioma is a rare vascular tumour with potential for malignancy that is intermediate between that of a benign hemangioma and a malignant angiosarcoma. This tumour occurs infrequently in the head and neck regions. In this report, we describe and discuss a case of hemangioendothelioma that originated in the hard palate ...
Shrivastava Sandeep - - 2008
We present a case of a 35 yrs old female who presented with swelling over her forearm. This is a rare case of a giant cell tumour in a nonepiphyseal region. Case report and presentation of clinical, radiological and histological data on single case of giant cell tumour of diaphysis ...
Hamilton Scott - - 2008
Melanotic neuroectodermal tumour of infancy is an extremely rare neoplasm arising in newborns and young children, typically involving the face or cranium. A case arising from the maxilla, requiring extensive resection with a near-total maxillectomy, is presented. A thorough review of the literature on this unusual tumour is provided, with ...
Gursel Eti - - 2008
A case of a left small finger tumour that was diagnosed on histopathological review as Nora's lesion (bizarre parosteal osteochondromatous proliferation) is reported. There have been fewer than 150 cases reported in the literature to date and its pathophysiology is yet to be defined. Due to its rare presentation, Nora's ...
de Groot Jan Willem B - - 2007
This review focuses on the tumour types and symptoms associated with non-islet cell tumour-induced hypoglycaemia (NICTH) as well as the pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment of this rare paraneoplastic phenomenon. In addition, we report two illustrative cases of patients suffering from NICTH caused by a solid fibrous tumour and a haemangiopericytoma ...
Pollock J - - 2008
OBJECTIVE: To present a significant complication of pharyngolaryngeal reconstruction, which resulted in diagnostic confusion as it mimicked a second primary tumour of the head and neck. METHODS: Case report and review of the world literature. CASE REPORT: A 61-year-old man developed a granulomatous foreign body reaction, mimicking a second primary ...
Bathala S - - 2008
Laryngeal chondrosarcomas are rare, cartilaginous tumours, and around 300 cases have been reported in the literature. They are slow-growing tumours which present difficulties both in diagnosis and treatment. Most patients eventually require radical surgery. However, over the last 10 years, we have diagnosed two cases of laryngeal chondrosarcoma and managed ...
Khadilkar U N - - 2007
Superficial angiomyxomas are rare tumours and multiple tumours occurring in the external ear are invariably associated with Carney's complex. In the present study, a solitary superficial angiomyxoma was found in a 20 year old lady; and there was no evidence of any of the components of Carney's complex at the ...
Ulivieri S - - 2007
Intraventricular neurocytoma is a rare, usually benign tumour of neuronal differentiation, recently recognized as a clinico-pathological entity in comparison to the other intraventricular tumours. It is generally found in the lateral or third ventricles in close relationship with the septum pellucidum, and commonly affects young adults. The authors present a ...
Iusco D - - 2007
The benefits of laparoscopic adrenalectomy for single adrenal lesion have been well documented in literature; less experience though has been reported with simultaneous bilateral laparoscopic adrenalectomy. This operation is indicated in case of primary hypercortisolism caused by bilateral adrenocortical hyperfunction, Cushing's disease after failure of pituitary surgery, ectopic adrenocorticotropic hormone ...
van Kampen R J W - - 2007
Rare tumours of the liver are occasionally seen; thorium dioxide-related haemangiosarcoma of the liver, with an estimated frequency of 0.14 to 0.25 per million in the normal population, is one of these. Causes, epidemiology and pathobiology are described related to a clinical case of angiosarcoma. A differentiation of hepatic tumours ...
Neeff Michel - - 2007
A case of a patient with a posterior fossa meningioma extending through the hypoglossal canal to the cervical region as described in this article has not been previously described in the literature. Investigations and surgical management are outlined and pathological classifications are discussed. A literature review including recent reports of ...
Tsiouris Athanasios A Department of Urology, Royal Free Hospital, London, UK. - - 2007
Urachal tumours are rare vesical neoplasms. We report a case of urachal adenocarcinoma in a 31-year-old patient.
Philipsen Hans Peter - - 2007
BACKGROUND: Adenomatoid odontogenic tumour (AOT) is a benign odontogenic jaw lesion. The aim of this study was to update the biological profile of AOT. MATERIAL AND METHODS: Cases published in the literature and cases in files of co-authors were included. RESULTS: 550 new cases were retrieved, and of a total ...
Lui Philip C W - - 2007
AIM: To determine the pathognomonic diagnostic cytological features of invasive micropapillary carcinoma of the breast which is a poor prognostic subtype of infiltrating ductal carcinoma. METHODS: A series of 20 histologically proven tumours were reviewed retrospectively to evaluate the various cytological features, including tumour morules, isolated malignant cells, staghorn epithelial ...
Marconato L - - 2007
Hydroxyurea is a chemotherapeutic agent used to treat hypereosinophilic syndrome, mast cell tumours and many myeloproliferative disorders. It is usually well tolerated; however, reported side effects include myelosuppression and gastrointestinal complications as well as cutaneous toxicity, in very rare cases. We report the unusual appearance of onychomadesis involving several claws ...
Siquini Walter - - 2007
Carcinoid tumours are known to occur frequently in the gastrointestinal and respiratory tracts. A primary carcinoid tumour of the kidney is an extremely rare entity and only 40 cases have been reported in the literature. As a consequence, very little is known about its real histogenesis, and its prognosis and ...
Sauter Alexander - - 2007
Chondrosarcoma (CS) of the larynx was first described in 1935. Cartilaginous tumours of the larynx are largely rare and there is little literature concerning them. Laryngeal CS manifest with a different pathological behaviour to other malignancies of the larynx and as such the treatment of these neoplasias are different. The ...
Moorjani N - - 2007
Synchronous tumours of the thymus and lung are rare. We describe the case of a 57-year-old gentleman, who presented with a large type AB thymoma in the superior anterior mediastinum and a primary bronchogenic adenocarcinoma in the right upper lobe. In view of this, he underwent surgical resection of the ...
Kanavi Mojgan Rezaei - - 2007
We report a rare clinical case of unilateral ciliary body teratoid medulloepithelioma presented first with infantile cataract, subsequently masquerading as chronic granulomatous anterior uveitis, followed by appearance of a tumour over the iris surface. Diagnosis of the tumour in the early stages allows proper management and avoids enucleation.
McCluggage W Glenn - - 2007
Ewing's sarcoma and peripheral primitive neuroectodermal tumour (pPNET) are now regarded as two morphological ends of a spectrum of neoplasms, characterised by a t(11;22) or other related chromosomal translocation involving the EWS gene on chromosome 22 and referred to as Ewing family of tumours (EFTs). EFTs are extremely rare in ...
GoĊ‚kowski F F Department of Endocrinology, Jagiellonian University, Collegium Medicum, Faculty of Medicine. Krakow, Poland. - - 2007
Adrenocortical oncocytoma is extremely rarely found. Only a little more than thirty cases of adrenal oncocytoma, mainly nonfunctioning and benign, have been reported in the literature. Adrenal mass 150 x 160 x 172 mm in size and enlarged periarterial lymph nodes were found in CT examination performed in 51-year-old male. ...
Beech T J - - 2007
Oncogenic osteomalacia is a rare cause of osteomalacia. It is caused by a tumour which is generally benign. These tumours, when identified, are often found in the head and neck region. The case is reported here of a haemangiopericytoma isolated in the ethmoid sinus, and the literature regarding tumours at ...
Ledesma-Montes C - - 2007
AIM: To classify 163 ameloblastoma cases according to the new WHO Classification of Odontogenic Tumours (2005) and analyse their clinical and microscopic features. METHODS: We studied the clinico-pathological features of 163 ameloblastoma cases from nine regional Latin-American institutions from Mexico and Guatemala. RESULTS: Ameloblastomas comprised 22.7% of all odontogenic tumours. ...
Kalkunte R - - 2007
Glioblastomas in children usually occur in the brainstem and are often untreatable and associated with an extremely poor prognosis. Such tumours may however occur in supratentorial locations more typically associated with adult gliomas, where the outcome is more variable, but still poor. We report the case of a boy with ...
Velez D - - 2007
Laryngeal amyloidosis can be secondary to an underlying lymphoid neoplastic process and in view of this concept; the cases of localized laryngeal amyloidosis should be carefully examined and investigated for the presence of a lymphomatous process. The study design is case report. We report the case of a 64-year-old man ...
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