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Bejia Ismail - - 2005
Lipoma arborescens is a rare benign intra-articular lesion of unknown etiology that usually involves the suprapatellar pouch of the knee joint. Clinically, the most common finding is a slow-growing painless swelling, accompanied by intermittent effusion of the joint. We report a case of a multifocal lipoma arborescens localized in the ...
Wong Heong-Ieng - - 2005
Primary mesenteric lipoma is rare, with fewer than 50 cases described in English-language literature, and those causing bowel obstructions are even more uncommon. The long stalk of the lipoma that caused secondary volvulus and rapid ischemic change in our patient is worth reporting because of its rarity and distinctive picture ...
Yamashita Shiro - - 2005
A 2-month-old female infant had had a parietal mass since birth. Neuroimaging revealed a lipoma under the splenium of the corpus callosum that was connected to the subcutaneous lipoma via a bone defect in the cranium bifidum of the parietal region. At the age of 5 months, partial resection of ...
Vinces Fausto Y FY Department of Surgery, Saint Barnabas Hospital, Third Avenue and 183rd Street, Bronx, NY 10457, USA. - - 2005
Gastroduodenal intussusception caused by a gastric lipoma is an uncommon condition, and only a few cases have been reported in the medical literature. A case of a 72-year-old man who complained of weight loss and intermittent episodes of nausea and vomiting is presented. Diagnostic workup demonstrated a mass in the ...
Motsis E - - 2005
This report presents a 16 year old girl with persistent left knee pain caused by an intra-articular synovial lipoma (IASL) of the knee. Arthroscopy revealed a lipoma arising from the posterior aspect of the synovial membrane, extending in the femoral intercondylar notch, between the femoral attachments of anterior cruciate ligament ...
Kitami Akihiko - - 2005
Cardiac lipomas are very rare. We herein report a case of a 57-year-old woman who presented with intrapericardial extracavitary giant lipoma, and we also review the relevant literature. The patient had no symptoms except for a tendency to easily feel slightly fatigued. She underwent a resection of the lipoma through ...
Tahery Jawed - - 2004
Tetanus kills approximately 500 000 people worldwide each year. Widespread immunization has ensured that it is rarely encountered in the United Kingdom. An increase in global travel may increase the likelihood of such encounters in the developed world in the future. In the non-immunized patient, death from tetanus can be ...
Huang Guo-Shu - - 2005
A solitary intraosseous neurofibroma is rare and mostly occurs in the mandible. We report a case of a solitary intraosseous neurofibroma of the tibia. The radiographic findings were nonspecific and showed an eccentrically located, osteolytic lesion with a thin sclerotic border in the diaphysis of the left proximal tibia. The ...
Devi M - - 2004
Intravascular papillary endothelial hyperplasia (IPEH) is an unusual vascular lesion of proliferating endothelial cells. It is more frequently seen in the extremities, particularly in the fingers. Oral IPEH has been reported with the common sites being lip, tongue, and buccal mucosa. In this article, we present a case of oral ...
Talabi, OA; Secretariat Post ...
This case report is on the recurrence of tetanus localized over the (R) upper limb within a seventeen-month period. Recurrent localized tetanus has not been reported in our local medical literature just as there is paucity of reported localized tetanus. The patient in this case sustained a piercing broomstick injury ...
Richert B - - 2004
Lipomas are one of the most common benign soft tissue tumors. The usual development sites are the neck, the torso, and the legs. Lipomas of the nail unit are extremely rare. Only five cases have been reported up to now, four in subungual locations and one in the lateral nail ...
Dennell Lucy V - - 2004
STUDY DESIGN: A retrospective review of a case of coccygodynia caused by a previously unreported coccygeal morphology. OBJECTIVES: To draw attention to a previously undiagnosed pathology. BACKGROUND: This case adds to the recently described variants of coccygeal anatomy. METHODS: The authors present the case of a 42-year-old woman with intractable ...
Elías-Costa María Rosa - - 2004
We hereby report the first case of a tinea faciae infection due to Trichophyton soudanense in a 20-year-old female from Buenos Aires city, Argentina. This case illustrates the need to be aware of unusual agents and the importance of a proper mycological diagnosis.
Ulku Cagatay Han - - 2004
Lipomas in the head and neck region usually occur in the immediate subcutaneous tissue. They are extremely rare in the parapharyngeal space. A rare case of a right parapharyngeal space lipoma extending to skull base in an 18-year-old male is reported. The literature is reviewed and the characteristics of disease ...
Parmar J H - - 2004
Caecal volvulus is a well described but unusual condition. We report here, a case of caecal volvulus in a 53-year-old Caucasian woman associated with intussuscepted submucous lipoma of the ileocaecal region. The imaging and pathology are presented. Submucous lipoma of the ileocaecal region is uncommon but well described. It can ...
Canda Aras Emre - - 2004
Adrenal and extra-adrenal paragangliomas are uncommon neoplasms arising from the parenchymal cells of paraganglia. The presenting symptoms are mostly due to excess catecholamine secretion. Extra-adrenal paragangliomas are mostly localized in the superior para-aortic region of the abdomen. Mesenteric paragangliomas are very rare. We report an unusual case of mesenteric paraganglioma ...
Dehdashti Amir R - - 2004
OBJECTS: Tectocerebellar dysraphism was first described by Padget and Lindenberg, together with occipital encephaloceles, cerebellar midline defects, tectal beaking, posterior kinked and displaced brainstem, and inverted cerebellum. We present a unique case of lipoencephalocele associated with tectocerebellar dysraphia and discuss the etiologies of both pathologies. The importance of the developmental ...
Ozdemir Huseyin - - 2004
Intraosseous lipoma is one of the rarest benign bone tumors and usually presents in the fourth to fifth decades. Except for minor symptoms, they are usually asymptomatic. Metaphysis of long bones, especially proximal parts of femur and fibula, are involved in most cases. We present intraosseous lipoma to discuss the ...
Wood J - - 2004
Lipomas are common benign tumours, but intrathoracic lipomas are rare and peripheral lung lipomas exceptionally rare. Seven cases--all in men--have been described in the world literature, diagnosed after thoracotomy and excision. We report a case of a peripheral intrapulmonary lipoma in a woman presenting as an opacity on a routine ...
Elsinghorst Th A M - - 2003
In this fourth article of a series of papers listing first case reports of animal diseases published since 2000, the following six cases of horse diseases are discussed: Disseminated metastatic intramedullary melanoma. Lipoma of the extensor tendon sheaths. Meningoencephalomyelitis in a neonatal foal due to Salmonella agona infection. Neuronal ceroid ...
Göktas Serdar - - 2003
Accessory scrotum is a condition in which a scrotum is located in the perineal region, in addition to the presence of normally located primary scrotum, testes and penis. The condition is extremely rare and the majority of reported cases have been diagnosed in infants. Herein, we present a case of ...
Kaku Naomi - - 2003
Spindle cell lipoma (SCL) is a relatively uncommon benign lipomatous tumor characterized by a mixture of mature adipocytes and bland spindle cells on a fibromyxoid background. These lipomas usually arise as solitary nodules in the subcutaneous tissue of the posterior neck, shoulder and back in adult men. Multiple SCLs account ...
Kettaneh Adrien - - 2003
Reported is a case of life-threatening septic shock that occurred in an otherwise healthy host after administration of a peripheral venous infusion of a solution contaminated with Ochrobactrum anthropi, an unusual human pathogen. The rapid onset of shock may have been due to a large inoculum caused by nonsterile practices ...
Fregnani E R - - 2003
Lipomas represent about 1 to 5% of all neoplasms of the oral cavity. Although relatively common, few large series of intraoral lipomas and its variants are seen in the literature. Therefore, the authors present the clinical, histological and immunohistochemical features of 46 cases of intraoral lipomas reviewed from the files ...
Dubey S - - 2002
A 14 year old girl presented with a 6-month history of headaches and visual blurring. CT showed a right tentorial enhancing lesion. Angiogram showed no enhancement. Histopathological examination of the excised material was consistent with tuberculoma. The presentation of such unusual intracranial tuberculoma is reported and the literature reviewed on ...
Sekula Raymond F RF - - 2002
Chondrolipoangioma is a mesenchymoma primarily composed of cartilage, with adipose tissue and vascular elements present in lesser proportions. Chondrolipoangiomas have been reported to occur in the extremities, chest wall, oral soft tissues, mediastinum, uterus and its round ligament, seminal vesicles, and heart. In this report, the authors present an unusual ...
Lin Yen-Ching - - 2002
Phthiriasis palpebrarum is an unusual cause of blepharoconjunctivitis and may easily be overlooked because of the failure of physicians to recognize Phthirus pubis. We report a case of a 30-year-old woman with persistent itching in the left eyelid which was unsuccessfully treated under the diagnosis of allergic blepharoconjunctivitis. Careful ophthalmic ...
Ohtsuka Yasuhiro - - 2002
Ileosigmoid knotting is an unusual condition producing a strangulated ileus in which a loop of the ileum encircles the loop of the sigmoid colon and then knots on itself. It is relatively common in many parts of Africa and tends to occur in adults; however, it is rare in developed ...
Bognár László - - 2002
The authors present a case of an ossified lipoma located at the tuber cinereum. Intracranial osteolipomas are rare lesions that occur in the region of the tuber cinereum. Almost all reported cases have been incidental autopsy findings. This report, however, involves a young girl who presented with an ovarian cyst ...
Darling Mark - - 2002
Spindle cell lipoma of the oral cavity is extremely rare. We report a case occurring on the alveolar mucosa, an oral site that has not been previously reported. A short review of the literature is also presented. The importance of distinguishing this benign lesion from a sarcoma is highlighted. The ...
Yildiz Hüseyin Yusuf HY Ankara University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Turkey. - - 2002
Intraosseous lipoma is a rare benign primary lesion of bone. Approximately 180 cases have been reported to date. In the literature, we have been able to find only three patients with bilateral calcaneal involvement. We present a 34-year-old woman who was diagnosed with intraosseous lipoma in both calcanei.
Barutcu Ozlem - - 2002
Fat-containing pancreatic tumors are very rare. In the literature, less than ten cases of lipoma originating from the pancreas have been reported. We present a case of pancreatic lipoma in a 65-year-old woman with findings of ultrasonography, computed tomography, and magnetic resonance imaging in addition to a brief review of ...
Fusetti M - - 2001
Liposarcomas very rarely affect the oral cavity; in such cases the cheek is typically involved. Differential diagnosis between lipoma and other sarcomas is sometimes challenging because the macroscopic and histological features may be difficult to distinguish. Neoplasms with the morphology of lipoma should always receive a careful postoperative histopathologic evaluation. ...
Said-Al-Naief N - - 2001
Lipoma is an uncommon benign, oral, soft-tissue neoplasm commonly found on the buccal mucosa. It is predominantly composed of mature fat with or without other mesenchymal tissue elements, showing a variety of histologic subtypes, one of which is the rare "spindle cell variant" with only nine previously reported cases in ...
Mitchell D I - - 2001
Lipomas of the colon are uncommon but cause diagnostic difficulty when they are symptomatic. The clinical and pathological features of 17 cases of colonic lipomas diagnosed at the University Hospital of the West Indies between 1970 and 1999 are reported. Ten cases were symptomatic, two of these being diagnosed with ...
Hsu S S - - 2001
Despite the availability of effective immunization to prevent tetanus, there are still up to one million cases per year worldwide. Although the majority of tetanus cases occur in third world countries, there are still significant numbers of cases occurring in countries such as the United States, where preventive immunization is ...
Franc-Law J M - - 2001
Colonic lipoma with a dramatic presentation requiring urgent operation is a rare occurrence. We report two such cases in conjunction with a review of the literature on colonic lipomata. Clinicopathologic features of two patients who required urgent resection were studied. The preoperative diagnosis of colonic lipoma was suggested on imaging ...
Helbling I - - 2001
We report a man with a 3-year-history of a striking eruption of small, 2-3 mm diameter keratotic, crateriform papules distributed symmetrically over the lower limbs. Morphologically the individual papules closely resembled those described in acrokeratoelastoidosis (AK) of Costa and in focal acral hyperkeratosis of Dowd (FAH). The case is unusual, ...
Sugden P - - 2001
The staining of skin by silver is termed argyria and is grey-blue in colour. This may be caused by a number of mechanisms such as ingestion and direct implantation. We report an unusual case, caused by an impacted earring, where the skin discoloration was not entirely typical of argyria. This ...
Sah S P - - 2001
It is unusual for cysticercosis to occur in the substance of the breast. Only a few cases have been described in the literature. We report a case of cysticercosis perched on fibroadenoma of breast found on surgical excision in a 35 year old Nepali woman. The patient had no discernible ...
Minutoli F - - 2001
Ossifying lipomas independent of bone tissue are very rare. A literature review revealed that only few cases of ossifying lipoma independent of bone tissue have been reported. None of the cases have been reported in the international radiology literature. In addition, there are no reports concerning the MRI features of ...
Miles J - - 2001
Pyrexia, granulocytosis and hyperglobulinaemia were the main clinical findings in an unusual case of intrathoracic lipoma in a 12-year-old male Labrador retriever. The response to antibiotic and anti-inflammatory treatment was poor, prompting further investigation. Survey radiographs and ultrasonography revealed a cavitated, fluid-filled soft tissue mass in the right hemithorax, which ...
Brouland J P - - 2000
A case of multiple lipomatosis exclusively located in the colon is reported in a young male (33 years). It is characterized by a great number of lipomas with polyposis growth appearance, multiple lipomas of peritoneal folds, and giant diverticulosis probably caused by weakened areas of colonic wall induced by the ...
Huang R Y - - 2000
Juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibromas are vascular neoplasms, which originate characteristically in the posterior lateral wall of the nasopharynx. Although angiofibromas extend beyond the nasopharynx commonly, they rarely originate outside the nasopharynx. Reports of primary extranasopharyngeal angiofibromas have appeared sporadically in the literature. We present an unusual case of an angiofibroma arising ...
Ruggieri R M - - 2000
Lipoma is a very rare tumour at the cerebellopontine angle. We report a case of incomplete hemifacial spasm, associated with a lipoma involving and compressing both facial and acoustic nerves at their origin in the brainstem. The patient was treated with medical therapy (botulinum toxin A) and surgery. We present ...
Charles N C - - 2000
To report a unique case of intramuscular lipoma of the eyelid and to alert surgeons to this entity that simulates a common dermoid cyst. A slowly-growing mass of the upper eyelid was excised from a 62-year-old man. Histology showed mature lipocytes interspersed with skeletal muscle. To our knowledge, this case ...
Uppal R S - - 2000
Aplasia cutis congenita is a condition that can present with a wide variety of symptoms and many attempts have been made to classify it comprehensively. This report presents the first case of a child with aplasia cutis congenita confirmed on histology with an associated lipoma or lipomatosis directly underlying it. ...
Citow J S - - 2000
A 54-year-old black male with a 15-year history progressive lower extremity weakness was evaluated with a thoracic MRI that revealed epidural lipomatosis extending from T1-T10 with an associated syrinx at T1-3. He was neither overweight nor taking steroids. A multilevel thoracic laminectomy with resection of lipoma was performed without directly ...
Konez O - - 2000
The Angelchik prosthesis is a silicone-filled, doughnut-shaped device used for the surgical treatment of gastroesophageal reflux. This device appears on sonograms as a C-shaped, hypoechoic structure with nonspecific Doppler waveforms. Because the Angelchik prosthesis is rarely used anymore, recently trained sonographers and radiologists may misinterpret this sonolucent appearance as an ...
Yencha M W - - 2000
BACKGROUND: Pleomorphic lipoma is a rare, benign, pseudosarcomatous, soft tissue neoplasm typically involving the subcutis of the neck and shoulder in middle-aged to elderly men. It is characterized histologically by atypical, multinucleated giant cells and grossly as a well-circumscribed mass. Since this neoplasm can resemble a sarcoma, histopathologic diagnosis is ...
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