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Paone R - - 1989
Cystic hydatid disease of the liver is uncommon in the United States. It is caused by the larval cestode Echinococcus granulosus. One complication of this disorder is rupture of the hepatic hydatid cyst into the biliary ducts. There have been few reported cases of this complication of hydatid disease in ...
Akosa A B - - 1989
Idiopathic scrotal calcinosis is characterised by the presence of multiple firm scrotal nodules of unknown or disputed aetiology. Only 55 cases have been reported in the literature since the first description by Lewinski (1883). We report an additional five patients. We have reviewed the literature exhaustively and our findings support ...
Guého E - - 1989
A phaeomycotic cyst in a 47-year-old man, caused by Phialophora richardsiae, was treated successfully by excision. A critical review of the literature indicates that the pathological course of P. richardsiae infections usually follows a similar pattern to that of the present case, viz. generation of a well-defined and limited nodule ...
Ostlere S J - - 1989
Cysts of the choroid plexus of the lateral ventricle can be detected in the fetus during routine scanning at 16-18 weeks' gestation with an approximate incident of one in every 120 pregnancies. It is likely that in a high percentage of cases cysts are bilateral and that their recent discovery ...
Mizukami K - - 1989
Twenty-nine cases with the cavum septi pellucidi were examined by the brain X-ray CT comparing with the reported cases of "Pellucidumsyndrom" in the previous literatures. As to the clinical diagnoses of the 29 cases with the cavum septi pellucidi, there is no specificity of the clinical disorder in relation to ...
Probst C - - 1989
A patient is reported who has multiple osseomeningeal defects and bilateral frontobasal encephaloceles in the context of a neurofibromatosis. After frontobasal revision with plastic closure of a cerebrospinal fluid fistula, the rhinoliquorrhea cleared, but there was an aggravation of a preexisting internal hydrocephalus with signs of raised intracranial pressure. The ...
Katsohis C D - - 1989
Retroperitoneal cysts are most commonly found in relation to the small bowel but may be found in the mesentery of the colon or in the omentum. Only a few hundred cases have been reported. In the present analysis four more cases are reported and the pertinent literature is reviewed. The ...
Artigas J - - 1989
We describe the morphological findings in the brain of five AIDS patients who died with a clinical diagnosis of dementia. We have found a spongiform change (small rounded vacuoles) in different parts of the brain and a similar but morphologically different sponginess, the status spongiosus, characterized by looser and coarser ...
Fichera G - - 1989
The infrequent finding of pilo-sebaceous cysts in an uterine cervix is presented. The different histopathogenetic hypothesis and Literature reports are critically reviewed. The histogenesis can be referred to ectodermic embryonal germs which come in the ectopic site following an abnormal cephalic migration. Also stressed is the possibility that neoplasms of ...
Davis J W - - 1988
The case of a symptomatic, hemorrhagic mediastinal thymic cyst associated with idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura is reported and the literature reviewed. Contrary to previous reports, mediastinal thymic cysts are frequently symptomatic (39%), presenting with complaints of tracheal and esophageal compression. The age distribution is the same in symptomatic and asymptomatic patients. ...
Gamal R - - 1988
A case of massive acquired omental cyst in a 13-year-old girl as a complication of ventriculo-peritoneal (VP) shunting is reported. This is the first such case to be reported. Most complications of VP shunting involve shunt blockade, infection, or both. The absence of shunt blockade, infection or inflammation, and associated ...
Suby-Long T - - 1988
A large aneurysmal bone cyst of the upper tibia in a 17-year-old patient was treated by superselective embolization with excellent clinical and radiological results. Extensive curettage and detailed pathologic analysis performed 2 years following embolization revealed only healing bone. The presented case and reviewed cases in the literature indicate that ...
Vietri F - - 1988
A case of recurrent primary hydatidosis of sartorius muscle is reported. Initially an intact cyst was enucleated and the cavity irrigated with hypertonic saline, but 41 months later the cyst had recurred. Cysto-pericystectomy and saline irrigation were now performed, followed by mebendazole for 21 days. The patient is recurrence-free after ...
Bradley N - - 1988
Squamous cell carcinoma arising is an odontogenic cyst is rare, Eversole finding 36 cases in his review of the literature in 1975. Since then, a further 10 have been recorded in the English literature. We now report another case and describe its management. The need to histologically examine all odontogenic ...
McKeever P A - - 1988
Large fetal ovarian cysts are rare; however, widespread use of antenatal ultrasound examination has led to an increased detection rate and surgical removal. A case presenting with bowel obstruction is described along with four other cases that presented in the last 24 years. Previously reported series are reviewed and compared. ...
Nakase H - - 1988
Two patients with intraventricular arachnoid cysts are reported and a brief review of the relevant literature is presented. Arachnoid cysts are usually extracerebral or extraventricular. Intraventricular arachnoid cysts are rare: including the two cases reported here, only five cases have been described. The following characteristics were noted in these five ...
Tanimoto K - - 1988
4 additional cases of calcifying odontogenic cysts (COC) were reported, together with the radiographic interpretation of 138 cases from the literature. From the review of the literature and of our own cases, the root resorption is one of the most common diagnostic findings as is cystic radiolucency accompanied by radiopacities. ...
Ribeiro G - - 1988
Six cases of squamous carcinoma arising in dermoid cysts are reported. In four out of five cases in which serum calcium was measured hypercalcemia was present and increased pari passu with increases of tumor size. The presence of hypercalcemia in association with an ovarian tumor may therefore point to the ...
Hámori M - - 1988
Repeated ultrasound imaging was performed in 23 cases of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCO). Diagnosis was established on the basis of the clinical picture, the endocrine parameters and on that of ultrasonographic findings. Almost all patients presented with oligomenorrhoea and also hirsutism, and obesity appeared in more than half of the ...
Nowack W J - - 1988
A case of unilateral basal ganglion hemorrhage with Cheyne-Stokes respirations is presented. During the hyperpneic periods there was rhythmic alpha activity in the hemisphere contralateral to the basal ganglion hemorrhage. We postulate that the hemorrhage interrupted the thalamocortical fibers on the involved side. The implications of this clinical evidence are ...
Frankel S L - - 1988
Two interesting cases are presented, describing the diagnosis and treatment of unicameral bone cysts of the calcaneus. The first case report presents a patient who had a 5-month history of a painful right heel. The pain had been getting progressively worse and was aggravated by prolonged walking and physical activity. ...
Cosme A - - 1987
Primary pancreatic hydatidosis is exceptional. Only 12 cases have been reported in Spain up to 1982. In large series of patients with hydatidosis, pancreatic involvement occurs in 0.25% of cases. We describe a 55-yr-old man who was admitted to the hospital because of fever, epigastric pain, and abdominal mass. Endoscopy, ...
Blackshaw S - - 1987
The case history is presented of a man with an atypical psychosis and classical clinical features of alexithymia. On his last admission, the patient presented with starvation and hypernatremic coma. A CT scan, which was done because of the coma, revealed a large left fronto-temporal arachnoid cyst. The significance of ...
Shade N L - - 1987
The gingival cyst of the adult (GCA) constitutes a pathologic developmental process that the dentist must be prepared to diagnose and treat. The GCA has been infrequently reported in the past as a unilateral phenomenon, but this case constitutes the first known report of synchronously occurring, bilateral GCA in the ...
Jensen T T - - 1987
Only a few cases of Rhesus blood-type immunization after bone allografting have been reported (Hill et al. 1974, Johnson et al. 1985). Rhesus immunization in girls or fertile women may have severe consequences. We report a case of Rhesus-antibody production after bone allografting for an aneurysmal bone cyst.
Toljanic J A - - 1987
Although first documented in 1958, the definitive explanation of the etiology and pathogenesis of the aneurysmal bone cyst has yet to be elucidated. This may be attributable to the relatively small number of cases contained within the literature. The following report and review of the pertinent literature is presented to ...
Kaugars G E - - 1987
A total of 161 cases of traumatic bone cyst, 94 from a review of the literature and 67 previously unreported ones, were analyzed for clinical and histologic features. No gender predilection was noted, and the history of prior trauma was equivalent to that described in the general population. The possibility ...
Hawke M - - 1987
Eccrine hidrocystomas are essentially sweat gland retention cysts located in the dermis. Clinically, an eccrine hidrocystoma presents as a small, translucent cystic swelling (often having a bluish hue), and measuring from 1 to 3 mm in diameter. The clinical and histopathological features of an eccrine hidrocystoma of the external auditory ...
Takatera H - - 1986
A case of retroperitoneal benign schwannoma is presented; in addition, 133 cases of retroperitoneal schwannoma reported in Japanese literature are studied. In our series 66 per cent of the cases were found to be cystic. Therefore, the cystic change may be one of the preoperative features of schwannomas, because other ...
Hawke M - - 1986
This is a case report of a 25-year-old Oriental woman with persistent and neglected keratosis obturans. The enlarging plug of keratin in the deep meatus produced an "automastoidectomy" in the left ear. The clinical findings are supplemented with a preoperative CT scan, and by pre- and postoperative Hopkins rod photographs ...
Fisher B K - - 1986
A case is presented of an epidermoid cyst on the sole of the foot. Although few dermatologists have ever encountered this entity, a number of cases have been reported in the podiatric literature. Careful clinical examination should lead to the recognition of more of these lesions, which are easily confused ...
Rousseaux M - - 1986
Two cases of retroclival arachnoid cyst are presented. The clinical symptoms, putting aside the hydrocephalus, are dominated by pyramidal signs, oculomotor disorders and ataxia. In both cases, a posterior suprasellar extension was found as in the previous descriptions in the literature. This shows the close pathological relations of these cysts ...
Nather A - - 1986
A rare case of carpal tunnel syndrome due to an extra-articular synovial osteochondroma arising from the synovial sheath of the flexor pollicis longus tendon, is described. This has not been described in the literature previously. The cyst with the contained osteochondroma was excised with good relief of symptoms. The histological ...
Galandiuk S - - 1986
Pneumatosis cystoides intestinalis is a condition in which submucosal or subserosal gas cysts are found in the wall of the small or large bowel. Both fulminant and benign forms exist. Fulminant pneumatosis cystoides intestinalis is associated with an acute bacterial process, sepsis, and necrosis of the bowel, while benign pneumatosis ...
Legendre P - - 1986
A 46-year-old man suffered from chondromalacia of the fabella after minor trauma to the back of the knee. The condition was misdiagnosed initially as fasciitis, tendinitis, a Baker's cyst and a herniated lumbar intervertebral disc. Pathognomonic signs were pain behind the lateral femoral condyle on palpation and compression of the ...
Poppiti R J RJ - - 1986
We report the case of a 66-year-old man with nodular lesions on the chest that were clinically diagnosed as epidermal cysts. Histologically the lesions consisted of fat necrosis with cystic spaces lined by striking membranous structures, mimicking a parasitic cuticle and exhibiting all the staining reactions of ceroid. Retrospective review ...
Hirsch J F - - 1986
Etiology, mechanism and treatment remain controversial in aqueductal stenosis. The review of 114 cases operated on between 1975 and 1982 in the Service of Pediatric Neurosurgery of "Les Enfants-Malades" in Paris was undertaken with the hope of improving our understanding of these problems. Toxoplasmosis was in our series the most ...
Medownick M - - 1985
We report the case of a 20-year-old woman who presented with a subconjunctival maggot. The maggot was removed and identified as the larval form of the horse bot fly (Gasterophilus spp.). The patient had been grooming infected horses in a stable prior to presentation. To our knowledge, this is the ...
Artaza A - - 1985
Carcinoid heart disease secondary to ovarian carcinoid is a rare finding, with only 12 cases reported in the literature to date. Most ovarian carcinoids arise from ovarian cysts or teratomata, the 'pure' carcinoid being exceedingly rare. We present a case of carcinoid syndrome with tricuspid valve involvement in a patient ...
Cho C S - - 1985
Sonographic and laboratory findings are presented for a case of left-scrotum testicular cysts in a 30-year-old man. Previously reported cases of this rare congenital malformation have occurred in infants and young boys. The patient showed previous evidence of the cyst at age 13. Sonographic images correlated well with previously published ...
Arcand P - - 1985
A case of congenital dermoid cyst of the Eustachian tube is reported. Only seven similar cases have been found in our review of the literature. The embryology and usual mode of presentation of these cysts are discussed. Finally, a new surgical approach using a combined retro-auricular and protympanic route is ...
Duvie S O - - 1985
The English literature is scarce on lesions of thyroglossal duct remnants in the tropics. This prompted the study of cases seen in our hospital over a 20 year period (1961 to 1980). Our findings showed that these lesions are not as rare in the tropics, as current literature would seem ...
Nishiura I - - 1985
A rare case of intrasacral perineurial cyst is presented. Findings on metrizamide myelography and computed tomography scan are described, and their usefulness in the diagnosis of this rare condition is emphasized. The literature is reviewed, and the clinical and pathological features of the 17 reported cases including our own are ...
Williams A J - - 1985
We report a case of congenital lobar emphysema in an adult due to bronchial atresia and presenting characteristically with a solitary pulmonary nodule due to a mucous plug. In the same patient the presence of a bronchogenic cyst leads to a hypothesis that the atretic segment is the result of ...
Martinez-Lage J F - - 1985
Epidermoid cysts over the anterior fontanelle were once regarded as rare and exclusive to blacks. The latest reports in the literature indicate a more widespread incidence. Only a few cases have been described in Europe. The authors report three cases of epidermoid cysts in this location occurring in Spaniards. Clinical, ...
Lifeso R M - - 1985
Aneurysmal bone cysts of the spine are uncommon. In the English language literature, there have been less than one hundred reported cases. We present five examples, all of which arose in a vertebral body. One case is the first reported arising from the coccyx; one presented at the sixth thoracic ...
Stella L - - 1984
The authors report three cases in Italian children of congenital dermoid cyst at the anterior fontanelle. These are the first case reports in Europeans. Their rarity, however, is probably only apparent, since the latest reports in the literature show their wide-spread incidence. The anatomo-clinical and radiological findings and the surgical ...
Agatstein E H - - 1984
Acute bacterial peritonitis due to intraperitoneal perforation of an infected urachal cyst represents a potentially lethal complication of the rare anomalies of the fetal urachus. We report four cases of this disease, including what we believe is the first to have been correctly diagnosed prior to operation. All four patients ...
Day L L - - 1984
This brief review of the phenomenon of atheromatous emboli to the skin was prompted by the observation of a specimen in which a sizable mass of hemorrhagic panniculitis clinically simulated a "cyst" or "tumor" in a woman aged 90 years. While atheromatous embolization in other organs is well known and ...
Buckspan M B - - 1984
Urachal abnormalities are usually diagnosed early in life, so the finding of a patent urachus associated with an infected urachal cyst in a 21-year-old man as reported by the author is rare and of interest. The condition was managed by excision of the urachus, the cyst, the umbilicus and dome ...
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