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Ing M B - - 1998
Coenurosis is a zoonotic disease of humans caused by the larval stage of Taenia (Multiceps) species. In North America, the adult tapeworm of Taenia (Multiceps) serialis is found in canids. The cystic larval forms (coenuri) are found in hares, rabbits, squirrels, and, rarely, in humans. We review in clinical detail ...
Reittner P - - 1998
Wilson-Mikity syndrome (WMS), an uncommon cause of respiratory distress presenting after birth, is radiologically characterised by varying degrees of interstitial thickening and bilateral cyst-like foci of hyperinflation. Aetiology and pathogenesis are still unknown. There are few reports of WMS in the paediatric literature and none describing the features and value ...
Yavorski C C - - 1998
Cysts of the spleen are rare entities and can be classified as either primary or secondary depending on the presence of a true epithelial lining. We report such a case in a young woman who presented with a symptomatic primary splenic cyst that was located in the lower pole of ...
Peleg D - - 1998
The association of choroid plexus cysts with fetal aneuploidy, particularly trisomy 18, was first noted in 1986. Through the years there have been numerous reports on this subject, but no consensus has been reached with regard to chromosomal risk. In this review, we attempt to summarise published reports on second ...
Krause M F - - 1998
This report describes an unusual case of partial transsection of the neonatal trachea after intubation. Mucosal injury led to the formation of a balloon-shaped, air-filled cyst that did not allow ventilation of the airways either via a tracheal tube or with a face mask. Several minutes after death, the cyst ...
Swaroop G R - - 1998
Symptomatic pineal apoplexy unlike pituitary apoplexy is uncommon. A patient with an apoplectic pineal cyst, identified preoperatively using MRI and confirmed histologically presented with episodic syncope, and features of raised intracranial pressure, but no localizing neuro-ophthalmological signs. This case prompted a review of the clinicopathological features of pineal apoplexy. There ...
Farouk A - - 1998
The first endoscopic procedure done in Malaysia using the Caemaert-Abdullah method is reported and the followup results showed an excellent neurosurgical outcome. A 16-year-old girl with an aqueduct stenosis was operated on using a free-hand, computer-assisted endoscopic method where a third ventriculostomy was done. This was the first case being ...
Ha S J - - 1998
Molluscum contagiosum of the sole is extremely rare and only three cases have been reported in the literature. We report a solitary giant molluscum contagiosum on the left sole of a 5-year-old boy, which should be clinically differentiated from plantar wart, eccrine poroma, epidermal cyst, foreign body granuloma, cryptococcal infection, ...
Zaugg M - - 1998
Considering the large number of airplane passengers with a variety of medical conditions, the incidence of in-flight emergencies on commercial airline flights is low. Only few cases of pulmonary barotrauma in airplane passengers with prior lung pathologies have been reported. We present the unusual case of a female airplane passenger ...
Tews D S - - 1998
We report a case of an oligodendroglioma associated with a cavernous angioma. The patient, a 20-year-old man with an 8-year history of epileptic seizures, presented an acute onset of headache, nausea, and vomiting. Computerized tomographic scan and angiogram revealed multiple vascular malformations in both hemispheres including a cystic hemorraghic lesion ...
Bolis G B - - 1998
BACKGROUND: Lymphoepithelial cysts of the pancreas are very rare lesions. To the best of our knowledge, 24 cases are reported in the literature. CASE: A 64-year-old male presented with gastrointestinal complaints. A computed tomography scan of the abdomen disclosed a 55 x 30-mm, homogeneous mass anterior to and contiguous with ...
Angulo J C - - 1998
PURPOSE: Isolated extrarenal retroperitoneal echinococcal cyst is a rare manifestation of hydatid disease. We review the clinical findings of a series of isolated retrovesical and retroperitoneal hydatid cysts in an endemic area, with special emphasis on diagnostic pitfalls. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A retrospective 15-year review in a rural area of ...
Garcia-Pola Vallejo M - - 1998
The case of an adenomatoid odontogenic tumor developing over a dentigerous cyst is reported. A 12-year-old boy was referred by his pediatric dentist to the service of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery of the Asturias Central Hospital (Spain) for evaluation of a radiolucent image compatible with a dentigerous cyst. Microscopic examination ...
Radatz M - - 1997
Four cases of synovial cyst (ganglion) arising from the facet joints of the lumbar spine are reported. A typical presenting feature was exacerbation of pain on standing or walking, mimicking vascular claudication. MRI proved in all four cases to be the definitive investigation and surgery the treatment of choice, producing ...
Said-al-Naief N A - - 1997
The keratoameloblastoma is a rare histologic variant of the ameloblastoma. Review of the English language literature revealed five case reports of keratoameloblastoma. We report the sixth case of this tumor. The tumor developed in the right posterior maxilla of a 26-year-old African-American man and demonstrated aggressive clinical behavior, analogous to ...
López-Ríos F - - 1997
The nasolabial cyst is a rare condition of the midline with an uncertain pathogenesis. This case report describes a 44-year-old woman in which the clinicopathologic findings were consistent with nasolabial cyst. On histologic examination, extensive apocrine change was noticed. To our knowledge, this feature has not been mentioned in previous ...
Wolfe S F - - 1997
Milia are small subepidermal keratin cysts. They may arise either spontaneously or in the course of bullous diseases or trauma. We describe an unusual case of multiple eruptive milia on the posterior neck and back and review the classification of milia.
Alvi A - - 1997
Macroglossia is a potentially life-threatening problem. The multiple aetiologies responsible for this condition include cysts, tumours, amyloidosis, angioedema, and infections. Although injuries to the oral cavity are common, self-inflicted traumatic macroglossia is not common. We report a case of a comatose patient with limb contractures and severe trismus who developed ...
Lee S C - - 1997
Currarino et al, in 1981, described an association of a congenital anorectal stenosis, or another type of low anorectal malformation, an anterior sacral defect, and presacral mass. Eleven patients with this anomaly were treated at the Department of Pediatric Surgery, Seoul National University Children's Hospital from 1984 to 1995. Among ...
Benhidjeb T - - 1996
A model of anomalous pancreatico-biliary junction was developed and used to investigate a possible role in the development of choledochal cyst and tumors of the biliary tract. An anastomosis was constructed between an isolated pancreas-duodenal segment and the gallbladder in 20 minipigs, but the results did not show any subsequent ...
Motiwale S S - - 1996
Cystic Mesenchymal Hamartoma of the liver is a rare benign tumour of infancy. Congenital cysts of the liver are of two main types: mesenchymal hamartoma and non parasitic cysts. The latter are encountered frequently while liver hamartomas are rare. The first reported case of mesenchymal hamartoma was that of Maresch ...
Polk P - - 1996
Scrotal calcinosis is a rare condition characterized by multiple calcified nodules within scrotal skin. To our knowledge, only 67 cases have been reported to date. The etiology has been widely disputed and is viewed by many to be idiopathic. We describe a case of "idiopathic" scrotal calcinosis that not only ...
Kanekura T - - 1996
Milia are most commonly observed on the cheeks and eyelids. We studied a case of multiple milia localized to the vulva in a 64-year-old female. A review of English and Japanese literature for the last 20 years failed to uncover any reports of milia limited to this area. We describe ...
Bayar M A - - 1996
The cavum septi pellucidi (CSP) and cavum Vergae (CV) are frequently seen in premature and term infants. These cavities rarely enlarge and become symptomatic we describe a giant CSP and CV cyst in an 18-month-old boy, extending to the posterior cranial fossa and causing hydrocephalus. The literature is reviewed, and ...
Logue E J EJ - - 1996
We report the case of a patient who developed hypesthesia in the distribution of the saphenous nerve after an arthroscopic debridement of a medial meniscal cyst. Dermatitis developed in the area of the hypesthesia 3 months later, Both complications responded to symptomatic treatment. A review of the literature confirms the ...
Chang Y L - - 1996
We report a case of a 6-year-old girl with a ganglioglioma in the pineal region presenting with a rare clinical picture of premature thelarche. Intracranial gangliogliomas are rare, especially in the pineal region. Their character, origin, treatment, and prognosis remain controversial. The pathophysiology of precocious puberty associated with pineal ganglioglioma ...
Fledelius H C - - 1996
Three cases of ophthalmic malformations are discussed from the standpoint of the usefulness of ultrasound evaluation, however with respectful reference to the revised classification of microphthalmos and coloboma presented by Warburg 1993. The main findings were, (case 1): microphthalmos with iris coloboma, unilateral posterior orbital cyst, and mental retardation, karyotype ...
Erzurumlu K - - 1996
Mebendazole, a derivate of benzimidazole, is commonly used for the treatment of hydatid disease in patients at high operative risk and/or to prevent secondary hydatidosis. In this study, 2 cases of liver hydatid disease, in which mebendazole was used both orally and for intracystic application are presented. These cases have ...
Fehrman D A - - 1995
Suprascapular nerve entrapment by a ganglion cyst can produce pain and shoulder dysfunction. We report six cases with the associated arthroscopic intraarticular findings of a posterior capsulolabral injury (only the second such description) and review the literature. Based on the current literature and our experience, we document our treatment algorithm ...
Sun J C - - 1995
BACKGROUND: Tibial mononeuropathy due to compression by a synovial cyst is uncommon with fewer than 10 cases reported in the literature. METHOD: Case Study. RESULTS: Tibial motor mononeuropathy with focal conduction block between the popliteal fossa and ankle was identified by electrophysiological testing. Magnetic resonance imaging and surgical exploration identified ...
Comiter C V - - 1995
We report a case of detached ciliary tufts (DCTs) discovered in the aspirate from an epididymal cyst in a 30-year-old man undergoing epididymal exploration for obstructive azoospermia. The specimen was initially misdiagnosed as a parasite due to its appearance and spontaneous motion on fresh smear. Since standard urology and histology ...
Siar C H - - 1995
The lining epithelium of 15 cases of odontogenic keratocyst (OKC) was evaluated immunohistochemically. The peroxidase-antiperoxidase technique was applied to study the distribution of polyclonal keratin and S-100 protein while the indirect method was used to examine monoclonal vimentin and desmin reactivity. Consistent positive keratin staining was revealed in the lining ...
Shi D - - 1995
In Zhang County of Gansu Province, 13 human cases of alveolar hydatid disease were reported up to 1990. However, the causative organism has not yet been described in animal hosts. In July 1990, postmortem examinations were made on 59 dogs (Canis familiaris) from the Caotan region of Zhang County. Of ...
Morton R P - - 1995
Simple ranulas in the floor of the mouth usually reflect a mucus escape reaction that develops after disruption of sublingual gland elements. As such, they comprise an accumulation of mucus within connective tissue and lack an epithelial lining. Simple ranulas should be distinguished from cervical, or plunging, ranulas. Recommended treatments ...
Thomason R W - - 1995
We report the clinical and morphologic features of a transitional cell carcinoma (TCC) that arose within a paratubal cyst of the right broad ligament. This case represents only the second report of a TCC arising in the broad ligament and the first with documented origin within a paratubal cyst. A ...
Boyczuk M P - - 1995
While the dentigerous cyst is not uncommon, its development as a result of an impacted deciduous tooth is rare. According to the authors' search, this case is only the fifth of its type reported in the dental literature. The authors review the presentation and treatment of a deciduous dentigerous cyst.
Wearne M J - - 1995
We report a case of symptomatic Rathke's cleft cyst (RCC) with associated chronic hypophysitis. Symptomatic RCCs are rare and an associated inflammatory reaction is even rarer. The clinical and pathological findings are discussed in the light of previous published reports, together with the problems involved in making a preoperative diagnosis ...
Shelton M W - - 1994
Pseudomyxoma peritonei is a rare condition in which the peritoneal cavity is full of thick gelatinous deposits, thought to represent a tumor of varying degrees of malignancy. Most cases originate from ruptured ovarian cysts or appendiceal mucoceles, and involve the intraperitoneal cavity alone. There have only been two previously reported ...
el-Guindy A - - 1994
During a period of two years, 24 cases of antrochoanal polyps were diagnosed by clinical examination, nasal endoscopy and computerized tomography. Surgery started with endoscopic transnasal removal of the polyp. Every attempt was made to remove the antral portion of the polyp through the wide ostium. Then transcanine sinuscopy was ...
Pevny T - - 1994
A case of aneurysmal bone cyst of the patella in a 15-year-old woman was presented. An ABC occurring in a female patient is rare, and to our knowledge this is the first report in the literature. All other reports of patellar ABCs reported have occurred in young black men [2, ...
Gomez J - - 1994
Pseudothrombophlebitis syndrome is the occurrence of calf pain and swelling caused by extrinsic compression of the popliteal vessels by an enlarging Baker's cyst or by calf inflammation that occurs as the result of a ruptured Baker's cyst. Few cases of pseudothrombophlebitis syndrome have been reported in patients less than 18 ...
Bordon L M - - 1994
A case of adult polycystic disease with an acute onset of intrahepatic cholangitis is presented. The diagnosis was made by ultrasonography and confirmed by histopathology. A wide unroofing-fenestration operation upon the liver was necessary in order to decompress the intrahepatic biliary duct system. The case is discussed against the background ...
Kawase M - - 1994
BACKGROUND: Since 1987, many cases have been reported in which human papillomavirus (HPV) could be associated with epidermoid cysts of the palms and soles. In 1989, the HPV found in an induced epidermoid cyst was cloned and named HPV 60. OBJECTIVE: Our purpose was to examine the relationship of HPV ...
Pais J R - - 1994
Solitary extramedullary plasmacytoma (EMP) of the rectum is an exceedingly rare entity. We report the fourth case of solitary EMP of the rectum and the first one treated by endoscopic polypectomy and radiotherapy. The patient showed no signs of local recurrence or dissemination of the disease after a 12-month follow-up. ...
Cheepsattayakorn R - - 1994
Two cases of neurocysticercosis from Maharaj Nakorn Chiang Mai Hospital were reported with autopsy and surgical findings. The autopsy case was a 14-year-old girl who had a single cyst at the cisterna ambiens of the pineal region, causing hydrocephalus and severe brain edema accompanied with increased intracranial pressure and psychiatric ...
Bathmann J - - 1994
The rare case of a false-positive scintiscan with I-123 labelled metaiodobenzylguanidine (MIBG) in a patient with suspected pheochromocytoma is reported. Focal accumulation of the tracer in the upper right abdomen, primarily thought to represent a right-sided pheochromocytoma, was subsequently proven to be caused by an ampullary renal pelvis. In cases ...
Canbolat A - - 1994
Intracranial extradural hydatid cysts are a rare occurrence with unclear pathogenesis. Three different cases are reported and the postoperative courses are discussed. Of the 11 cases found in the literature, all eight cases whose sex and age were reported are men, and seven of the eight are clustered in between ...
Huh J R - - 1994
The macrocystic variant of serous cystadenomas of the pancreas has only recently been described. We present a case of a 40 year-old female, who presented with vague indigestion. The cyst was unilocular, and was lined by simple cuboidal, ciliated serous type epithelium. Fine needle aspiration, immunohistochemical, light microscopic, and electron ...
Lazarus M L - - 1994
A case of concurrent popliteal vein thrombosis and a dissecting popliteal cyst noted on the same MRI exam is described. Pseudothrombophlebitis is a well known entity in which a ruptured or dissecting popliteal cyst clinically mimics thrombophlebitis; the current case can be considered "pseudo-pseudo thrombophlebitis." This case demonstrates the importance ...
Goel A K - - 1994
A case of agenesis of gallbladder associated with Type IVa congenital choledochal cyst is reported. This combination is very rare and a review of literature revealed only three such cases. A brief discussion of gall bladder agenesis with particular reference to associated anomalies is presented. Difficulty in the management of ...
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