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Marguet Florent - - 2014
Aim: Congenital infantile fibrosarcoma (CIFS) exceptionally occurs in the meninges, with no cases reported beforeor at birth. We report herein a meningeal CIFS diagnosed in a fetus at 40 weeks of gestation (WG). Case report: A 24-yearoldpregnant woman was referred to theobstetricsdepartment for vaginal bleeding. A severe right hydrocephalus due ...
Whittle Carolina C *Imaging Department, Facultad de Medicina Clínica Alemana, and †Departamento de Imágenes, Facultad de Medicina Clínica Alemana de Santiago, Universidad del Desarrollo, Santiago, - - 2014
Fibrolipomatous hamartoma is a benign tumor mainly affecting peripheral nerves. It is characterized by abnormal growth of fibroadipose tissue within the nerve, leading to progressive compressive neuropathies. Carpal tunnel syndrome is the most frequent among them. Although it is considered an infrequent tumor, magnetic resonance imaging use has led to ...
Shaw D D Department of Surgery, College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University, Lansing, MI, - - 2014
Follicular dendritic cell sarcoma (fdcs) is a rare entity, often presenting a diagnostic challenge for both the pathologist and the clinician. It accounts for only 0.4% of soft-tissue sarcomas, and its underlying causes are largely unknown. Most of these tumours occur in lymph nodes, and extranodal involvement is uncommon. In ...
Hosainey Sayied Abdol Mohieb SA Department of Neurosurgery, Oslo University Hospital, Rikshospitalet, Oslo, - - 2014
Mesencephalic cavernous malformations (MeCMs) account for 4 to 35% of the cavernous malformations of the central nervous system and are generally rare. Surgical resection of brainstem cavernomas are high-risk procedures and can be challenging to the neurosurgeon. Several approaches have been described, but the approach must allow for a straight ...
Mlczoch Elisabeth E Fetal Medicine Unit, St George's Hospital NHS Trust, London, UK; Brompton Centre for Fetal Cardiology, Royal Brompton Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London, - - 2014
Congenital heart disease is reported in 15-45% of omphalocele cases. Associated abnormalities of systemic veins have occasionally been reported in children and rarely documented in the fetus. We report a case series of interrupted inferior vena cava (Int-IVC) in association with omphalocele and review the literature. From our fetal database ...
Brewer Michael B MB Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, - - 2014
Uterine fibroids are usually benign soft tissue tumors, however, when they become large, they can cause external venous compression. We present a case of a 45-year-old female who presented with phlegmasia cerulea dolens from a large uterine fibroid. She was successfully treated with hysterectomy, venous thrombectomy, and fasciotomy. We review ...
Justin Wong S B SB Departments of *Pathology, †Microbiology, and ‡Hand and Reconstructive Microsurgery, National University of Singapore, and National University Hospital, National University Health System, Singapore, Republic of - - 2014
: Angiomatoid fibrous histiocytoma is a rare neoplasm of intermediate malignant potential that usually occurs in the dermis or subcutaneous tissues of the extremities in children or young adults. It is characterized by a nodular growth of spindled, histiocytic, or epithelioid cells and blood-filled spaces, surrounded by a fibrous pseudocapsule ...
Budny Adam M AM Surgeon, Blair Orthopedic Associates, Altoona, PA. Electronic address: - - 2014
Fluoroquinolone use for the treatment of bacterial infections is a common practice for foot and ankle surgeons because of its rather broad-spectrum coverage against common pathogens, good tissue penetration, and high bioavailability. An associated risk of tendinopathy has been reported in published studies, although tendon rupture has been much less ...
La Corte Emanuele E Department of Neurosurgery, Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Neurologico Carlo Besta, Milan, - - 2014
Angiosarcoma is a rare vascular malignant neoplasm that mainly occurs in skin and soft tissues. Intracranial localization is very rare and only a few cases have been reported. This report intends to present the clinical, radiological and pathological pictures of a primary central nervous system angiosarcoma along with a review ...
São Simão Ricardo R Serviço de Ortopedia e Traumatologia, Hospital São João, Porto, Portugal - - 2014
Osteochondromas are the most common benign bone tumors. Although many are asymptomatic, they can produce a mass effect impinging against soft tissues or interfering with joint function. The authors present a case report and review of literature of an ankle osteochondroma successfully treated by excision. Therapeutic, Level IV: Case Report.
Brambilla L L U.O. Dermatologia, Fondazione IRCCS Ca' Granda, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico di Milano, Italy - - - 2014
Skin protects its host from its environment and allows their interactions by providing a physical permeability barrier, protection from infectious agents, thermoregulation, and ultraviolet protection. Textiles, in particular clothing, interact with skin functions in a dynamic pattern. For years cotton has been considered as the only comfortable tissue suitable for ...
Mobley Steven R SR Division of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, University of Utah, 50 North Medical Drive, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA. Electronic address: - - 2014
Numerous techniques and treatments have been described for scar revision, with most studies focusing on the adult population. A comprehensive review of the literature reveals a paucity of references related specifically to scar revision in children. This review describes the available modalities in pediatric facial scar revision. The authors have ...
Zhu Yanbo Y Division of Ultrasound, Tianjin Chest Hospital, Tianjin, - - 2014
Collagenous fibroma (desmoplastic fibroblastoma) is a rare benign tumor. This type of tumor mostly occurs in the subcutaneous tissues or skeletal muscle, and to the best of our knowledge, there is no unique case report of it occurring in the cardiac valves. This is the first description of collagenous fibroma ...
Olarinoye-Akorede S A SA Department of Radiology, Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, Zaria, - - 2014
The protrusion of articular soft-tissue from the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) into the external ear in the absence of trauma, neoplasm or inflammation is rare. We present below a Nigerian adult male with retrodiscal herniation of soft-tissues of the TMJ into the external auditory meatus through a persistent foramen of Huschke. ...
Jangam Sagar Satish SS Departments of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Nair Hospital Dental College, Mumbai, Maharashtra, - - 2014
Neural tumors located centrally in jaw bones are relatively rare compared with soft tissue neurofibromas. Less than 50 cases have been reported in the literature with a predilection for mandible. This article aims to elucidate a unique case of intraosseous neurofibroma of mandible in a 62-year-old edentulous female patient associated ...
Shah Piyush P *Department of Neonatology, King Edward Memorial Hospital and Princess Margaret Hospital, Perth †Centre of Neonatal Research and Education, School of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Western Australia, Crawley, WA, - - 2014
Fetal anemia may cause tissue hypoxia and hence has the potential to predispose to persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn (PPHN). Review articles and textbooks do not include severe anemia as a cause of PPHN. We report 3 cases of fetal anemia complicated by severe PPHN.
Upadhyay Neil N Imaging Department, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London, W6 8RF, UK, - - 2014
Gout has been termed the "great mimicker", for its ability to resemble other pathological conditions. Whilst the typical imaging features of gout are well described, there is a relative paucity of literature describing more challenging cases of gout, where a malignant tumour has been considered in the differential diagnosis. The ...
Mahdi Youssef - - 2014
Soft tissue myoepithelial carcinoma and myoepithelioma are rare entities, part of myoepithelial tumors. They were incorporated into the World Health Organization classification of soft tissue tumors in 2002. Here we present an exceptional case of myoepithelial carcinoma and myoepithelioma association. To the best of our knowledge, such an association has ...
Valerio Enrico E Department of Woman and Child Health, Medical School, University of Padua, Padova, - - 2014
We describe three cases of split median raphe of the penis (SMR) from our hospital newborn records from 2004 to 2013. One case was associated with median raphe cyst, one with skin hypochromia, and one with a scar-like aspect of the region of interest. SMR is thought to be the ...
Dallos Tomáš T Second Department of Pediatrics, Comenius University Medical School, Limbová 1, 83340, Bratislava, Slovakia, - - 2014
Synovitis is the characteristic feature of inflammatory joint disease. If synovitis is localized to interphalangeal joints, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, and juvenile idiopathic arthritis are among the most common differential diagnoses. The absence of pain, tenderness, and limitation of function despite progressive swelling of proximal interphalangeal joints suggests an alternative ...
Dyasanoor Sujatha - - 2014
Cherubism is a rare, hereditary, nonneoplastic bone disease. It is characterized by clinically evident bilateral, painless enlargements of the jaws that are said to give the patient a "chubby" appearance. This article presents a case of cherubism in a 5-year-old girl with painless bilateral swelling. Panoramic radiographs and a computed ...
Shim Hyung-Sup HS From the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, South - - 2014
Dermatofibroma, also known as benign fibrous histiocytoma, is a benign tumor composed of fibroblastic and histiocytic cells. Dermatofibroma most frequently occurs in the dermis, but it can also be found in subcutaneous soft tissue in rare cases, particularly on the face. Herein, we report a case of pure subcutaneous dermatofibroma ...
Hahn Yoav Y Dallas Ear Institute, Medical City Dallas Hospital, 7777 Forest Lane, Suite A-103, Dallas, TX 75230, USA. - - 2014
Bony destruction of the labyrinth is usually associated with long-standing cholesteatomatous otitis media. The promontory is not a common site for bone resorption because (1) it is not an area that is involved in accumulation of cholesteatoma perimatrix substances, (2) it is the densest bone of the human body, and ...
Hong Seok Min SM Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, School of Medicine, Hallym University, Chuncheon, - - 2014
Congenital cholesteatomas of mastoid origin are extremely rare. We reported one in 2007 and experienced an additional case. A male presented with a 5-month history of right-sided ear discharge. Computed tomography of the temporal bone showed a soft tissue density occupying the mastoid tip. At surgery, the cholesteatoma sac was ...
Cortese Antonio A Department of Medicine and Surgery, Unit of Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Salerno, Salerno, Italy. Electronic address: - - 2014
Primary mandibular non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) and soft tissues NHL of the maxillofacial are extremely rare representing a minimal percentage of the head and neck tumors. Two cases of bone and soft tissue maxillofacial NHL are reported. Clinical, radiological and pathological features are described and the therapeutic procedures are discussed accordingly. ...
Toru Havva Serap HS Akdeniz University, School of Medicine Department of Pathology, Antalya, 07059 - - 2014
Abstract Congenital pulmonary lymphangiectasia (CPL) is a rare congenital disorder that typically presents with intractable respiratory failure in the first few days of life. There is an association non-immun hydrops and CPL.In this study we reviewed four CPL cases between January2006-January 2014 among 684 fetal-pediatric autopsies.All cases were in the ...
Ege Bilal B From the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, Gaziantep University, Gaziantep, - - 2014
Accidental injection or leakages of various chemical disinfectants used during root canal preparation into adjacent tissues have been shown to have deleterious effects on surrounding tissue. Formocresol (FC) is an effective intracanal disinfectant used in endodontic procedures. However, it is known to have harmful effects into adjacent tissues. The aim ...
Kruijver Maarten M Department of Mathematics, VU University, De Boelelaan 1081a, 1081 HV Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Electronic address: - - 2014
Familial searching is the process of finding potential relatives of the donor of a crime scene profile in a DNA database. Several authors have proposed strategies for generating candidate lists of potential relatives. This paper reviews four strategies and investigates theoretical properties as well as empirical behavior, using a comprehensive ...
D'souza Deepa D A B Shetty Institute of Dental Sciences Mangalore, Mangalore, Karnataka, - - 2014
Congenital infiltrating lipomatosis of the face (CIL-F) has been described as a disorder in which mature lipocytes invade adjacent tissues in the facial region. Its etiology and pathogenesis is unknown. The tumor is congenital in origin and occurs in infancy or early childhood. It is unencapsulated and characterized by diffuse ...
Raval Nilesh N Professor & HOD, Department of Oral Medicine & Radiology, Karnavati School of Dentistry , Gugrat, India - - 2014
Odontomas are nonaggressive, hamartomatous developmental malformations or lesions of odontogenic origin, which consist of enamel, dentin, cementum and pulpal tissue 'Erupted odontoma' is a term used to specifically denote odontomas, which are exposed into the oral cavity. These are rare entities with only 25-30 cases being reported so far in ...
Mohan Chandra G CG Department of Urology and Renal Transplantation, Narayana Medical College and Hospital, Nellore, Andhra Pradesh, - - 2014
Megalourethra is a rare congenital disorder of anterior urethra and erectile tissue of penis. It mainly appears in two types-a milder scaphoid type and severe fusiform type. Fusiform type is commonly associated with congenital anomalies of various systems of the body. Isolated megalourethra without other congenital anomalies is extremely rare. ...
Komninos Christos C Department of Urology, Nikaia General Hospital, Athens, - - 2014
Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is considered a frequent cause of bladder outlet obstruction (BOO) and lower urinary tract symptoms. This review addresses the bladder response to BOO and focuses on the alterations and biochemical adaptability of the bladder wall in the presence of hypoxia. A literature review of published articles ...
Purkait Radheshyam R Department of Paediatric Medicine, NRS Medical College and Hospital, 138, AJC Bose Road, Kolkata, 700014 West Bengal - - 2014
Hemophilic pseudotumor is a rare, but well-known, complication of hemophilia occurring in 1-2 % of individuals with a severe factor VIII or IX deficiency. The hemophilic pseudotumor is defined as an encapsulated hematoma that increases of volume progressively by episodes of recurrent hemorrhage; usually originate in soft tissues or in subperiosteal ...
Alig Stefan K SK Department of Medicine III, Medical Centre of the University of Munich, Marchioninistrasse 15, 81377, - - 2014
Brentuximab vedotin is an antibody-drug conjugate targeting CD30. We report a case of severe cytokine release syndrome (CRS) after administration of the first dose of Brentuximab vedotin in a 64-year old patient with relapsed systemic anaplastic large cell lymphoma (sALCL). To our knowledge, this is the first case of CRS ...
Gabriel Olajide Toye - - 2014
Foreign body impaction in the upper aero-digestive tract is relatively common in Otorhino/aryngological practice. The aim is to present a case of an unusual impacted foreign body (ear ring), in the pharynx of a child,that was confirmed by plain radiographs. An 8-month old male baby presented in emergency paediatric unit(EPU) ...
Raj Vineet V Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, Saraswati Dental College and Hospital, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, - - 2014
Chondrolipomas are benign mesenchymal tumors characterized by the proliferation of mature adipocytes associated with variable amounts of mature cartilaginous tissue. Herein, we describe a case of chondrolipoma of the tongue in a 35-year-old Indian male. The lesion presented as a nodular, sessile, pink mass on posterio-dorsal surface of left side ...
Ogun Olufunmilola Abimbola OA Department of Ophthalmology, College of Medicine/University College Hospital, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, - - 2014
A healthy 40-year-old man, restrained in the front passenger seat, suffered visually disabling blunt ocular trauma following spontaneous release of the passenger side air-bag module, during vehicular deceleration, without an automobile crash. Though the driver-side airbag was also released, the driver was unharmed. The passenger suffered bilateral hyphema, bilateral vitreous ...
Topal Ilteris Oguz IO Okmeydani Training and Research - - 2014
Zosterifom connective tissue nevus is a rare kind of connective tissue nevi composed of collagen, elastin, or glycosaminoglycan, which was first reported by Steiner 1944. Herein, we report a young boy with a collagen nevus that presented in a zosteriform distribution.
Takebayashi Akie A Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Shiga University of Medical - - 2014
Every year, 14 million cases of obstetric hemorrhage occur worldwide, causing 127,000 maternal deaths. About 75% of postpartum hemorrhage cases are due to atonic uterus, which is loss of uterine muscular tone or strength for contraction of the uterus after delivery. The prediction of atonic uterus is therefore important for ...
Rumman Nisreen N Department of Pediatrics, Makassed Hospital, Jerusalem, - - 2014
Mesenteric panniculitis is a chronic inflammatory process involving the adipose tissue of the mesentery. The etiology is unknown, and it is rare in children. We report a 5 year old girl who presented with abdominal symptoms and was misdiagnosed as appendicular mass. The correct diagnosis was established after surgical resection.
Wu Pei-Xue PX Department of Clinical Medcine, The Fourth Affiliated Hospital of Nanchang University Nanchang, Jiangxi 330003, - - 2014
Embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma (ERMS) is a rare malignancy with a poor outcome. In this article, we describe a case of ERMS in the paranasal sinuses from a 60-year-old male patient. ERMS derived from the paranasal sinuses is extremely rare. The diagnosis of ERMS must be based on histological findings and immunohistochemical ...
Balani Ankit A Department of Radiology, Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College and Lokmanya Tilak Municipal General Hospital, Sion, Mumbai 400022, - - 2014
Lipomas are benign tumors of mature adipose tissue which can occur in subcutaneous, intramuscular, intermuscular, parosteal, and intraosseous compartments. Parosteal lipoma is a rare type of lipoma, accounting for less than 0.1% of primary bone neoplasms and 0.3% of all lipomas. Parosteal lipomas commonly arise in the femur and extremities. ...
Davis Colin M CM Department of Plastic Surgery, Royal Brisbane and Women's - - 2014
A literature review of peripheral primitive neuroectodermal tumours, illustrated with an index case report describing an 80-year-old woman who presented with a mass in the left popliteal fossa, is reported. An excision biopsy was performed, revealing a possible peripheral primitive neuroectodermal tumour as the primary pathology. Normally confined to the ...
Neil Jayson A JA Department of Neurological Surgery, New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York, - - 2014
Cerebral arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) have been long thought to be a congenital anomaly of vasculogenesis in which arteries and veins form direct connections forming a vascular nidus without an intervening capillary bed or neural tissue. Scattered case reports have described that AVMs may form de novo suggesting they can become ...
Pombo Castro María - - 2013
Congenital torticollis is characterized by shortening and fibrosis of the sternocleidomastoid (SCM) muscle detected at birth or shortly after birth. This leads to a lateral inclination of the head to the ipsilateral shoulder and chin deviation to the opposite side. When diagnosed early, most cases can be conservatively managed with ...
Javadian Pouya - - 2013
OBJECTIVES: we present two successful cases of fetoscopic release of amniotic bands with umbilical cord involvement, and provide a review of the literature on fetal intervention for Amniotic Band Syndrome (ABS). METHODS: Our two case reviews, as well as a review of the literature were performed. A total of 14 ...
Zhang Chi C Orthopaedic Department, Zhongshan hospital, Fudan University, Shanghai, - - 2013
Melorheostosis is an uncommon, non-genetic, non-developmental, sclerosing dysplasia of bone and adjacent soft tissues, with deformity of the extremity, pain, limb stiffness and limitation of motion. The characteristic radiographic appearance consists of irregular hyperostotic changes of the cortex resembling melted wax dripping down the side of a candle. In this ...
Kloukos Dimitrios - - 2013
The objective of this systematic review was to assess the short- and long-term release of components of orthodontic adhesives and polycarbonate brackets in the oral environment. Electronic database searches of published and unpublished literature were performed. The following electronic databases with no language and publication date restrictions were searched: MEDLINE ...
Venkataraman Sundar S Department of Neurosurgery, Madras Institute of Neurology Madras Medical College, Chennai - 600003, - - 2013
Primitive neuroectodermal tumours (PNET) are aggressive childhood malignancies and offer a significant challenge to treatment. A two years old female child presented with weakness both lower limbs. Preoperative MRI of the spine and paravertebral regionIso - hyper intense posterior placed extradural lesion, non contrast enhancing from D11-L2 levels with cord ...
Braham Emna E 1 Department of pathology, 2 Department of Pneumology, 3 Departmernt of Thoracic Surgery, Abderrahmen Mami Hospital, Ariana, - - 2013
Synovial sarcoma is a malignant soft-tissue tumor that most commonly occurs in the extremities of young adults. Synovial sarcoma arising from the chest wall is rare and only some cases had been reported in the literature. We present a 57-year-old woman who presented with chest pain. Radiologic evaluation revealed a ...
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