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Ratnam G V - - 2006
Whilst only fifteen cases of extrarenal Wilms' tumour (EWT) have been documented in adults, only two previous cases were located in the retroperitoneal space. We report a case of a 21-year-old Saudi female who presented with severe abdominal pain associated with a large solid tumour filling most of the left ...
Thoma V - - 2006
Congenital granular epulis is a rare benign tumour situated on the alveolar ridge, which usually presents as a single tumour of variable size. Prenatal diagnosis of epulis has rarely been reported in medical literature. A possible complication is airway obstruction, which is essentially determined by the size of the tumour. ...
De Cock M - - 2006
Chondrosarcoma of the larynx: a report of two cases and a review of the literature. This paper describes two cases of low-grade laryngeal chondrosarcoma. In both cases, the tumours were located on the cricoid, and could be visualized with a CT scan and magnetic resonance imaging. The diagnosis was made ...
Rentzis G - - 2006
The chondrosarcoma of the larynx is an exceptionally rare tumour. It appears mainly in white men in their 7th decade. The most significant clinical manifestation is hoarseness accompanied at times by stridor. It involves mainly the cricoid cartilage and the treatment of choice is surgical excision. A case of a ...
Qureshi N A - - 2006
Granular cell tumours (GCT) of the soft tissues are rare benign tumours but some time may be difficult to distinguish from malignant neoplasms. It is important that clinicians are aware of their existence. We present a new case of GCT of the soft tissues followed by a brief review of ...
Unal M - - 2006
Küttner's tumour (chronic sclerosing sialadenitis) is a chronic inflammatory disease of the salivary glands that produces a firm and relatively painful swelling of the glands. Although Küttner's tumour is a common submandibular disease, many clinicians and pathologists have under-recognized this entity because of its superficial resemblance to neoplasia and the ...
Ferguson Michelle - - 2006
Intracranial metastases from liposarcoma are rare and almost always preceded by the development of systemic tumour spread. We report here a case of liposarcoma with spread to the cranial nervous system 23 years after treatment of the primary tumour. The literature on brain metastases from soft tissue sarcoma is also ...
Mavrikakis I - - 2006
The purpose of the study is to describe linear basal cell carcinoma (BCC) as a distinct clinical entity, and highlight its existence to the plastic surgery literature. A Medline and PubMed literature search was conducted, and 33 reported cases of linear BCC were analysed. Of these 33 cases, the most ...
Caglikulekci M - - 2006
Carcinoid tumours of the common bile duct are extremely rare lesions. In this article we report a case with an extrahepatic bile duct carcinoid tumour. A 40-year-old woman suffered from biliary colic and jaundice. Pre-operative computed tomography demonstrated a tumour in the biliary tract. At laparotomy there was a tumour ...
Desai Hiral - - 2006
Desmoplastic Ameloblastoma is a rare variant of ameloblastoma. 90 cases of desmoplastic ameloblastoma have been reported so far in literature. We are presenting a rare case of desmoplastic ameloblastoma in the ramus region of mandible with regards to its clinical and radiographical viewpoints. Only one other case of desmoplastic ameloblastoma ...
Miranda P - - 2005
Xanthogranulomas of the choroids plexus (XG) are benign tumours of debatable etiology which become rarely symptomatic. Only few cases have been studied with MRI. A new case of xanthogranuloma of the third ventricle showing unusual features in the CT and MRI studies in a 47-year-old man with a 2-month history ...
Lath C O - - 2005
We report an unusual case of extra-axial metastatic adenocarcinoma of the prostate that closely simulated a frontal, parasagittal, dural-based meningioma. Such tumours, which satisfy several criteria for a diagnosis of meningioma, but which have proved instead to be metastatic adenocarcinoma of the prostate, form the focus of our report.
Kampman W A - - 2006
Intraspinal location of central PNET (cPNET) is very rare. We present a case, critically review all publications of primary intraspinal cPNET occurrence and discuss tendencies in clinical presentation. In several previous attempts to summarise, authors often confused cPNET with peripheral PNET (pPNET). cPNET and pPNET are different entities with different ...
Khaimook Wandee - - 2005
Meningioma of the internal auditory canal is very rare. There are only 15 previous reports of intracanalicular meningioma. The authors add a case report of a patient with meningioma of the internal auditory canal. A 31-year-old woman presented with a one-year history of headache, dizziness, hearing loss and left facial ...
Tarnaris Andrew - - 2006
Gangliogliomas are rare tumours in adults representing between 0.5% and 1% of all neuroepithelial tumours. They are of mixed cellularity comprised both of a neuronal and a glial population. Although malignant transformation is rare, and this mostly occurs in the glial element, we present a case of malignant neuroblastomatous transformation ...
Abu El-Naaj Imad - - 2005
Ameloblastoma is a locally aggressive tumour of odontogenic origin, with an unknown aetiology. Metachronous ameloblastoma in the maxilla and the mandible is rare. In this report, a case of a 63 year-old man is described with a solid ameloblastoma in the posterior part of the upper jaw. After surgical treatment, ...
Karthikeya Patil - - 2005
Papillary Cystadenoma Lymphomatosum or Warthin's tumour is a unique neoplasm arising almost exclusively in the parotid salivary gland and is composed of oncocytic epithelium with a prominent lymphoid infiltrate. The tumor is usually asymptomatic and may be associated with varying degrees of pain not necessarily an indication of malignant transformation ...
Bodkin P A - - 2005
Myofibroma is a benign fibrous tumour that may be found in the soft tissues, skeleton, and internal organs. It is a rare lesion but is the commonest fibrous tumour in infancy. Involvement of the skull has been reported in some 21 cases in the English-language literature. None of these, however, ...
Abdulkader M - - 2005
Angiomyolipomas are rare lesions, often arising in the kidney, and are part of a group of tumours with a diverse appearance and evidence of dual melanocytic and smooth muscle differentiation known as PEComas (tumours of perivascular epithelioid cell origin). This report describes an unusual case of a colonic PEComa in ...
Dash S - - 2005
Aggressive angiomyxoma is an uncommon mesenchymal tumor that preferentially involves the pelvic and perineal regions of females. Since its initial description in 1983, approximately 65 cases have been reported in the English literature. A 33-year-old parous woman with a slow growing pedunculated soft tissue tumour of the vulva which later ...
Harish Srinivasan - - 2006
We present a case of giant atypical ossifying fibromyxoid tumour (OFMT) of soft tissue, occurring in the calf, in a 77-year-old woman. The patient presented with a history of bleeding ulcer over a calf lump that had been present for over 4 years. Clinical presentation, radiological features and histopathologic findings ...
Olgac V - - 2006
We retrieved and analysed the records of 527 odontogenic tumours from a total of 62,565 cases in the department of tumour pathology in the Institute of Oncology, University of Istanbul, from 1971 to 2003. Of these 527 tumours, 521 were benign and 6 were malignant. The most common lesions were ...
Dhall Sanjay S - - 2005
The authors report on 32-year-old woman with a history of a previously resected suprasellar clear cell meningioma (CCM), who returned to their institution after 3 years suffering from progressively worsening leg and back pain associated with leg weakness and bowel and bladder dysfunction. A magnetic resonance image of the thoracic ...
Busmanis I - - 2005
INTRODUCTION: Uterine papillary serous carcinoma (UPSC), a high-grade tumour, is known to be associated in some cases with an identifiable intraepithelial neoplasia (IEN) component. Biomarker studies incorporating this latter component are not well documented. One aim of the present study was to compare levels of immunohistochemical (IHC) expression of p53 ...
Effat K G - - 2005
A case of Pott's puffy tumour in a diabetic patient with renal failure is reported. The patient did not respond to intravenous antibiotics and further investigation revealed that the patient had mucormycosis. As far as we are aware, this is the first case of Pott's puffy tumour due to mucormycosis ...
Naggara O - - 2005
Paragangliomas arising in the suprasellar region are extremely rare. We report a case of suprasellar paraganglioma in a 47-year-old man who presented with amnesia and impaired visual acuity without any endocrine dysfunction. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) showed a large enhancing tumour in the suprasellar area. Following subtotal surgical excision, the ...
Motamedi M H K - - 2005
The adenomatoid odontogenic tumour (AOT) has been known by a number of descriptive names (adenoameloblastoma, ameloblastic adenomatoid tumour, glandular ameloblastoma, and adenomatoid ameloblastoma) since it was first reported and later recognised as a distinct odontogenic lesion unrelated to ameloblastoma. Although it was considered to be a variant of ameloblastoma at ...
Burger Maximilian - - 2005
We present one case of a metachronous, atypical, multifocal renal oncocytoma with a concomitant chromophobe renal cell carcinoma (RCC) of the contralateral side and one case of bilateral and multifocal oncocytomas. Oncocytomas are benign renal tumours that rarely appear bilateral or multifocal or with coexisting RCC. A common pathogenic denominator ...
Laiyemo Raphael - - 2005
Angiomyofibroblastoma (AMF) is a recently described, rare, benign soft tissue vulvovaginal tumour that occurs mainly but not exclusively in the vulval region of pre-menopausal women (Fletcher et al. in Am J Surg Pathl 16:373; 1992). The first case was diagnosed in 1992. We report a case of a post-menopausal woman ...
Moon Jeung Hee - - 2005
Choristoma is a benign tumour defined as normal tissue in an ectopic location. Osseous choristoma, one subtype of this entity, occurring within the orbit has rarely been reported in the world literature. We report a 6-year-old girl with bilateral ocular osseous choristomas who presented with palpable nodules protruding from both ...
De Prada I - - 2006
INTRODUCTION: Giant cell glioblastoma is a subtype of glioblastoma multiforme (GM) whose most characteristic histology is the presence of plentiful multinucleated giant cells. These tumours are very rare and account for only 5% of GM. They do not have specific localization, although normally they are supratentorial and affect mostly the ...
Ashraf, M.
Solitary plasmacytoma of the head and neck is a rare disease entity. Its description in the literature consist of some case reports. Solitary plasmacytoma presenting with exophthalmos are rare. We report a case of intracranial solitary plasmacytoma in an elderly lady with involvement of the right orbitocranial region presenting with ...
Guilemany J M - - 2005
Hyoid chondrosarcomas (CSs) are uncommon cervical tumours with different features compared to laryngeal CSs. Herein we report a hyoid CS in a 36-year-old male and review the literature. Only eight cases of hyoid CS have been reported to date. We have found important differences between hyoid and laryngeal CSs in ...
Cosar Murat - - 2005
Intracranial chondromas are uncommon intracranial tumours that most frequently arise from the skull base. They can, however, arise from the calvarium or the meninges. In these cases their neuroradiological features may mimic other intracranial tumours. We present two cases of intracranial chondroma, one that originated from the convexity and the ...
Effiom O A - - 2005
AIM: Clinicopathological analysis and melanin pigmentation occurrence in adenomatoid odontogenic tumour (AOT) diagnosed and managed at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital during a 29- year period. METHODS: Records of 31 cases were reviewed and standard epidemiological data were obtained. Haematoxylin and eosin stained slides of the cases were retrieved and ...
Quaba O - - 2005
Superficial acral fibromyxoma is a rare soft tissue tumour affecting the digits, particularly the nail bed region. The condition was first described in 2001. We report the case of a 71-year-old man who presented with a long standing history of a lump affecting the pulp of the his right ring ...
Kucuk C - - 2005
Carcinoid tumours of the gastrointestinal tract are most commonly localized in the appendix, followed by the small intestine and the rectum. Carcinoid tumours of the ampulla of Vater are extremely rare. In this report, we present a long-term follow-up of a new case with carcinoid tumour of the ampulla of ...
Muzumdar D P - - 2005
We present a 47-year-old lady with a large dumb-bell petroclival-cavernous sinus meningioma. The tumour was of mixed histopathology; the anterior part, in relationship to the cavernous sinus, was a syncitial meningioma and the posterior part in the petroclival region was a transitional meningioma. The two histological subtypes of meningioma within ...
Wadhwa Neelam - - 2005
Wilms' tumour is the most common pediatric renal neoplasm. Its occurrence in adults is rare, less than 1% of all nephroblastomas have been reported after the age of 15 years of age. We report 3 cases of Wilms' tumour in adults, their clinico-pathological profile and review the literature including the ...
Owler Brian K - - 2005
A case of cerebellar liponeurocytoma in a 34-year-old man is reported. There are only 19 other cases reporting this entity in the medical literature. The diagnostic, radiological and clinical features associated with this tumour are reviewed and discussed in relation to our case. The differences in behaviour and prognosis between ...
Verstappen C C P - - 2005
OBJECTIVE: The objective was to describe a rare case of a trigeminal schwannoma in a child and the surgical procedure performed for therapy. PATIENT AND METHODS: A 6-year-old girl presented with tiredness, dysarthric speech and cerebellar symptoms. Imaging studies revealed a unilateral dumbbell-shaped tumour, extending into both the middle and ...
Talwalkar S C - - 2005
Chondromas are tumours that develop in relation to the periosteum and, although they are common around the knee, most reports deal with soft tissue chondromas in para-articular locations or intracortical tumours in extra-articular regions. We report a rare case of an intra-articular chondroma in a 16-year-old boy of Asian origin ...
Freeman S R M - - 2005
OBJECTIVE: Arginine vasopressin hormone-secreting olfactory neuroblastomas are extremely rare, with fewer than twenty cases reported in the literature. Two of these cases, both initially presenting with the syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone, are presented. The second tumour was successfully identified using somatostatin receptor (octreotide) radiographic scintography. METHOD: The pathological specimens ...
Shenoy S N - - 2005
The dura provides an excellent protection against infiltration by malignant tumours. It is extremely rare for glial tumour cells to infiltrate the dura and subsequently invade adjacent structures. We report an interesting case of glioblastoma of the temporal lobe with spontaneous transdural spread to the skull base and infratemporal fossa. ...
Madhuvrata P - - 2005
A solitary fibrous tumour is an unusual spindle cell neoplasm that most frequently occurs in the pleura based intrathoracic region. In recent years attention has been drawn towards solitary fibrous tumours arising in extrathoracic sites. They are usually benign but malignant solitary fibrous tumours have also been reported (Nielson et ...
Ereño Cosme - - 2005
A case of primary ameloblastoma of the right sinonasal tract in a 66-year-old man is reported. The tumour presented as a radiographically solid mass filling the right nasal cavity and sinuses and without continuity with maxillary alveola. After radical surgery plus postoperative radiotherapy, the patient has pursued a non-aggressive clinical ...
Allan Rodney - - 2005
'Benign' aqueduct stenosis is a common cause of hydrocephalus in the paediatric population and is frequently treated by endoscopic third ventriculostomy. Occasionally, aqueduct stenosis can be a prelude to the development of other pathology, as is seen in these two cases of pineal tumours developing in patients whose hydrocephalus was ...
Ibrahim Ahmed - - 2005
Chordoid meningiomas are a rare but increasingly recognized subtype of meningioma. Although some cases have been associated with systemic symptoms, in many instances the clinical features are indistinguishable from those associated with other subtypes of meningioma. Given the prognostic significance of the diagnosis of chordoid meningioma, careful consideration should be ...
Deb Prabal - - 2006
INTRODUCTION: Meningioangiomatosis (MA) is a rare lesion, probably of malformative origin, consisting of meningovascular proliferation and leptomeningeal calcification. Patients with MA usually present with seizures or persistent headaches. Neurofibromatosis may be associated in a variable proportion of patients, while in others it may be sporadic. Surgical treatment is usually recommended, ...
Manikandan Ramaswamy - - 2005
Male adnexal tumours of Wolffian duct origin are very rare. They have variable malignant potential and surgical excision is recommended. We report the case of a 56-year-old male who presented with a swelling in the perineum thought to be a haematoma as the result of a complication of a laparoscopic ...
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