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Vure Srinivas - - 2009
Congenital midline cervical cleft (CMCC) is an uncommon malformation. We report a case of a baby girl aged 3 days with a CMCC associated with a cyst reported as a bronchogenic cyst (BC). The pathology is not specific. The association of BC and CMCC is extremely rare and only five ...
Costa Francesco - - 2010
Synovial cysts, typically observed in the lumbar spine eventually associated with degenerative changes of the facet joints, only rarely present in the cervical spine. Up to now, only 28 symptomatic cases are described in literature. Typically, the treatment of these cases is a decompressive laminectomy followed by complete surgical removal ...
Ranjan Rakesh - - 2009
Spinal intradural extramedullary ependymal cyst is a very rare entity with only few cases reported in the literature. Its association with congenital dermal sinus has not been described so far. We present a unique report of a 3-year-old male child who presented with spastic quadriparesis with a trophic ulcer in ...
Kaffenberger T - - 2009
BACKGROUND: Leukoencephalopathy with cerebral calcifications and cysts (LCC) is a recently described, very rare entity, clinically characterized by progressive neurological deficits such as cognitive decline, epileptic seizures, pyramidal, extrapyramidal and cerebellar symptoms/signs. With the exception of two patients with adult onset, in all previously described cases symptoms onset occurred between ...
Avcu Serhat - - 2009
Herein, we report a 66 year old woman who was diagnosed to have intrabiliary rupture of liver hydatid cyst with demonstrative computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, and magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography findings, with a review of the literature.
Garg Sunil - - 2009
We report a rare case of a 'giant ganglion' with 24 x 10 x 12 cm dimensions originating from the semimembranosus tendon. The patient presented with chronic pain and a palpable mass in his left calf located between the superior aspect of the popliteal fossa and the distal third of ...
Pal Kamalesh - - 2009
Allantoic cysts of the umbilical cord are extremely rare anomalies. Only few cases have been reported in the postnatal life. The etiopathogenesis is still obscure. We describe a case of allantoic cyst and patent urachus in a newborn associated with hypospadias and meatal obstruction. We also present the review of ...
Miki T - - 2008
Due to the establishment in recent years of neuroendoscopic third ventriculostomy (ETV), it has become possible during ETV to observe the ventral brainstem surface--particularly the prepontine cistern--in a minimally invasive manner via the third ventricular base with a neuroendoscope. As an adaptation of that technique in this study, we investigated ...
Boone S L - - 2008
Follicular mycosis fungoides (FMF) is a recognized variant of mycosis fungoides. In this review, the authors characterize the distinct histopathological and immunohistochemical patterns of FMF that have been reported in the literature. This article is an extensive review of the literature cited in Medline and own data of the authors. ...
Robertson Anne - - 2008
We report New Zealand's first two cases of anorectal lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV). Although infection in these cases was probably acquired off-shore, the cases are reported to demonstrate the need to be vigilant to the possibility of LGV when men who have sex with men present with symptoms of proctitis. Investigation ...
Starzyk Jerzy - - 2009
Preterm ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (POHS) is a rare condition in which immaturity of the gonadal axis is accepted as the cause. Based on our case and 8 cases from the literature, we made an attempt to specify the mechanisms underlying the syndrome and its pathognomonic signs. All POHS newborns were ...
Onen A - - 2008
Cystic lesions in the mediastinum constitute one-fourth of all mediastinal masses and are usually identified incidentally. However, hydatid cysts very rarely present in the mediastinum. A 13-year-old male patient was admitted to our hospital because of chest pain and cough. A chest roentgenogram and computed tomography examination found a homogeneous ...
Nijagal Amar - - 2009
Colonic atresia and choledochal cyst are rare congenital abnormalities and there are few cases of their coexistence reported in the literature. We report a case of choledochal cyst and colonic atresia in a term neonate. Our prenatal ultrasonographic and intraoperative findings support the idea that these two entities may be ...
Viana S L - - 2008
In this report seven cases of diffusely altered signal intensity of the posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) at magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) are described. The abnormalities resemble those of mucoid degeneration of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) and are associated with it in six cases. Although mucoid degeneration of the ACL ...
Tokunaga H - - 2008
Here we report a rare case of cerebellar ganglioglioma accompanied by a large cyst, and present a review of the reported 28 cases with cerebellar ganglioglioma. An otherwise healthy 46-year-old woman complained of gradual headache and truncal ataxia. MRI revealed a huge cystic lesion with a mural nodule in the ...
Yamzon Jonathan - - 2008
Urachal cysts are the most common urachal anomaly in the pediatric population. There is an increasing body of literature documenting successful management of urachal cysts using laparoscopic techniques. There may be an advantage, however, with the use of robot-assisted laparoscopy for reconstructive cases. We describe the techniques used for robot-assisted ...
Wang Yinong - - 2008
Emphysematous changes in the ovary have not been described previously, although a similar process in the vagina, vaginitis emphysematosa, has been well described in the literature. We present a case with emphysematous changes in the ovary of a 38-year-old woman. Patient presented with a right ovarian cyst. Histologically, in addition ...
Ahmadi N A - - 2008
In a retrospective investigation, the medical files of the patients who, between 1992 and 2006, underwent surgery for the treatment of cystic echinococcosis (CE) in one of the three university hospitals in Hamedan province, in western Iran, were explored. Of the 179 patients involved, 44.1% were male and 55.9% female, ...
Boogaarts H - - 2008
The authors report on a patient with Terson's syndrome after endoscopic colloid cyst resection of the third ventricle. This never reported complication in neuroendoscopy is explained by an increased intracranial pressure due to rinsing. Increased rinsing was needed to prevent the ventricles from collapsing. A free outflow channel and rinsing ...
Russo N - - 2008
The aetiopathology, clinical features and treatment of arachnoid cysts (AC) are still extremely controversial topics. The posterior fossa is the second most common site of these lesions, since they are often detected in the cerebellar or cerebellar-cistern region. Despite this, almost all the cases of non-surgical reduction of an AC ...
Garagnani Lorenzo - - 2008
Hydatid disease of bone is a rare event, and it is characterized by a high diagnostic and therapeutic complexity. We report a case of primary hydatidosis of the proximal thigh involving both the soft tissues and the proximal femur in a 59-year-old man. It has been possible to establish the ...
Benzekri O - - 2008
Duodenal tuberculosis is a rare clinical entity. The authors report and emphasize the lack of special clinical, radiological and endoscopic signs of duodenal tuberculosis. The diagnosis is affirmed, at laparotomy, out of the findings of peritoneal granulations or histology of lymphatic nodes. We report our experience of two cases of ...
Kumar Santosh - - 2008
Hydatid disease is endemic in parts of India. Genitourinary involvement is rare. Laparoscopic management of such cases is uncommonly reported. We present our experience of laparoscopic management of two cases of retrovesical hydatid cyst treated by laparoscopic aspiration, instillation, and suction and two cases of renal hydatid cyst treated by ...
Lyngdoh Toijam S - - 2008
BACKGROUND: We report a case of a giant cystic lymphangioma of pancreas in a symptomatic middle-aged lady. Preoperative evaluation suggested benign ovarian cyst. METHODS: Complete excision of the cyst was carried out. Excised specimen measures 32 cm x 28 cm, containing haemorrhagic fluid with multiple thin septa and attached by ...
Demirseren M Erol - - 2008
Definition of malformations of the tragus is important for terminology and treatment. Most common entities are the skin tag, accessory tragus, preauricular sinus, and cyst, whereas macrotragus is an uncommon and unaddressed deformity that should be distinguished from these. In this report, three cases with diagnosis of the macrotragus are ...
Shrestha J B - - 2008
Ocular cystericosis is the common occurrence among the people of lower socioeconomic status and poor personal hygiene in developing countries. However, spontaneous extrusion of subconjuctival cysticercous cyst is a rare incidence. The present case report describes a spontaneous extrusion of subconjunctival cyst in a 12 year old boy in our ...
Per Hüseyin - - 2009
Echinococcosis is a parasitic disease caused by infestation of various body tissues by the encysted larvae of Echinococcosis granulosa, the tapeworm. The disease because of the inefficiency of environmental health and protective care and dealing with animals is prevalent in South America, Africa, Australia, the Mediterranean countries and the Middle ...
Marchionni M - - 2008
Intracranial enterogenous cysts are rare. There have been only two cases reported of such cysts that extended into both the infratentorial and supratentorial compartments. We add a third case and review the literature to assess their pathogenesis, clinical features, and management.
Coons Benjamin J - - 2009
An infected urachal cyst is an uncommon finding in adults. We report the first case of a sigmoid-urachal-cutaneous fistula that resulted from rupture of an infected urachal cyst in an adult male. Definitive management consisted of resection of the urachus with a bladder cuff, along with removal of the affected ...
Poorabdollah Mihan - - 2009
In this report, a case of metaplastic thymoma arising in a thymic cyst wall is discussed. The patient was a 61-year-old male whose chief complaint was sweating and chest pain. Imaging study revealed a mediastinal mass with right hemithoracic extension. He underwent surgical resection of the mass and remnants of ...
Nagata Takayuki - - 2008
Radicular cyst is comparatively rare in primary teeth. The purposes of this paper were to report the case of a 6-year-old male child with a radicular cyst in a primary mandibular molar tooth, and discuss the causal factors and treatment of this lesion based on a review of the literature.
Powers Michelle - - 2008
Brunner gland cyst is a benign polypoid or nodular lesion of the duodenum that may not be familiar to gastroenterologists and pathologists because of its rarity. There have been only 9 cases documented in the world literature under various names. In this report, we describe the clinicopathologic features of three ...
Benifla Mony - - 2007
The authors report an unusual case of a huge intraparenchymal cyst in a 4-year-old girl caused by Taenia multiceps infection. After surgical removal of the cyst, the child recovered completely. Brain infestation by coenurus is a rare disease, mainly reported in Africa, with a few case reports from patients in ...
Godoy Gustavo Pina - - 2007
OBJECTIVE AND STUDY DESIGN: The morphological distinction between incipient dentigerous cyst (IDC) and enlarged pericoronal dental follicle (EDF) remains one of the most controversial questions in the literature. The objective of this study was to analyze the immunohistochemistry expression of alfa(2)beta(1), alfa(3)beta(1), and alfa(5)beta(1) in 23 cases of EDFs and ...
Morakote Nimit - - 2007
Thailand is a nonendemic area of echinococcosis. We report, herein, 3 cases with a special note on the use of serology in detection of the disease in one family. All cases were Thais. The first case was a man, having a cystic mass in the liver. He was subsequently diagnosed ...
Eifinger Frank - - 2007
We report on a 5-week-old male infant with recurrent respiratory distress since birth and congenital thymic hyperplasia. Acute life-threatening thymic bleeding apparently from ruptured thymic cysts into the pleural spaces complicated the clinical situation. Thoracotomy and complete thymectomy were performed. Histologic examination revealed normal thymic architecture with cysts of different ...
Eloy Jean Anderson - - 2007
Aspergillus infection of the petrous apex is a rare and devastating condition. To date, only two such cases have been reported, which resulted from direct extension of chronic Aspergillus otitis media. We present a case of petrous apex aspergillosis occurring years after surgical drainage of a petrous apex granuloma cyst. ...
Das Subhashish - - 2007
Contrary to the popular perception, hydatosis does not remain restricted to certain geographical locales but is a global health concern, particularly in the rural countryside. Although liver and lung involvement account for the majority of the lesions, primary breast, bone, kidney and soft tissue hydatosis with features of cystic echinococcosis ...
Bayar A M - - 2007
A case of anterior sacral meningocele in a 6-year-old girl is reported. The laminotomies of L5, S1, and S2 vertebrae were performed through a median posterior approach. The communication between the subarachnoid space and the meningocele was closed using dural fibrin patch, which has not yet been described in the ...
Gangemi M - - 2007
The aim of this study is to define the indications to endoscopy versus other surgical procedures in the management of suprasellar arachnoid cysts from a personal series and an extensive literature review. Five symptomatic patients (two children and three adults) with suprasellar arachnoid cysts were treated by endoscopic fenestration in ...
Gan Yee-Chiung - - 2007
Aneurysmal bone cysts (ABCs) of the cranium in children are rare, with only 3 to 6% of cases occurring in this anatomical location. Consequently, not much is known about ABCs and the most effective modality of treatment. The authors present the cases of three patients with ABCs and discuss the ...
Yang Y R - - 2007
We correlated ultrasound (US) imaging classifications for human alveolar echinococcosis (AE) and cystic echinococcosis (CE) with serology (ELISA and immunoblotting (IB) incorporating native and recombinant/purified echinococcal antigens) in community surveys (2001-2003) and follow-up (2002 and 2003) of US-confirmed cases in Ningxia, China. One hundred and seventy-one cases (96 with AE, ...
Mehrzad H - - 2007
Embryological abnormalities of the branchial apparatus present an interesting diagnostic and surgical challenge. Thymic cysts are a rare form of branchial apparatus anomaly, resulting from abnormal development of the third pharyngeal pouch. We present two cases of a thymic cyst coexisting with a non recurrent inferior laryngeal nerve (NRILN), two ...
Rupasinghe M M - - 2007
Arachnoid cysts may be intracranial or extracranial in the neuraxis and may present with headache and neurological signs or acutely with rupture and its complications. We report a case of spinal anaesthesia for elective caesarean section in a woman with an intracranial arachnoid cyst of the posterior fossa. We are ...
Barbosa Carlos José Dornas Gonçalves - - 2007
This report describes two patients who presented acute disseminated and severe toxoplasmosis as the first opportunistic disease related to acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. At admission, clinical and laboratory findings were similar to sepsis or septic shock and a fast evolutive course to death occurred in both cases. At necropsy, an inflammatory ...
Cincu Rafael
Intramedullary epidermoid cysts of the spinal cord are rare tumors, especially those not associated with spinal dysraphism. About 50 cases have been reported in the literature. Of these, only seven cases have had magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) studies. We report two cases of spinal intramedullary epidermoid cysts with MR imaging. ...
Maurya P
Entrapped temporal horn is due to obstruction of one lateral ventricle in the region of trigone. The isolated temporal horn presents itself as a mass lesion. Intraventricular hydatid cyst presenting as an entrapped temporal horn has not been reported in literature till date. We report a case of intraventricular hydatid ...
Yilmaz Y F - - 2007
Antrochoanal polyps (ACP) are almost always unilateral. Only two bilateral cases have been reported to date, both of them in children. There have been no investigations of the aetiology of the bilateral occurrence of these lesions, possibly due to the rarity of bilateral ACPs. In this paper, we report on ...
Chou Dean - - 2007
The authors describe a case of a discal cyst that resolved almost completely without direct intervention. Discal cysts are rare, with the authors of only a few case reports describing this entity. These reports all identify at least some intervention performed for alleviation of the symptoms, including open surgery, minimally ...
Kumar Arvind - - 2007
We report a case of multiple, unifocal, subconjunctival cysticercosis in an 8-year-old boy. Two cysts, each with a scolex, were in the subconjunctival space. They were removed surgically, and histopathologically proven to be Cysticercus cellulosae. This is only the second report of twin cysticercus in the literature, to the best ...
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