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Kurschel Senta - - 2006
The case of a 6-year-old girl with a pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma (PXA) in the left cerebellopontine angle (CPA) is reported. The clinical, radiological, and histopathological findings are presented. To our knowledge, the presence of PXA in the CPA has not previously been reported. The rare infratentorial locations of PXA (frequently seen ...
Warden Scott M - - 2006
BACKGROUND: As conservative treatments for retinoblastoma become more prevalent, there will be a greater number of ocular complications developing in eyes that previously would have been enucleated. Pars plana vitrectomy (PPV) is needed to manage some of these complications. METHODS: The authors evaluated three consecutive cases of PPV in eyes ...
Shive H - - 2006
Liposarcomas are rare neoplasms in domestic animals, but have been reported to occur in many species. In humans, liposarcoma is one of the most common malignant mesenchymal tumors. Classification of liposarcomas in humans has been well established and categorization by type can be of prognostic value; no such unique classification ...
Sharma Mehar Chand - - 2006
Central neurocytomas (CN) are uncommon tumors of the central nervous system, most descriptions of which available in the literature are in the form of isolated case reports and small series. Owing to this rare incidence, diagnosis and management of this neoplasm remain controversial. Usually, these tumors affect lateral ventricles of ...
Thakur, Binay
Lipoblastoma is a rare benign tumor that occurs in infancy and early childhood, accounting to less than 1% of all childhood neoplasms. About 20 cases of mediastinal lipoblastoma have been reported in English literature. We report a rare case of mediastinal lipoblastoma in a 6-year-old boy. The tumor weighing 996 ...
Ohata K
A rare case of hemangioblastoma located in the region of hippocampus is reported. A 27-year-old female presented with a single episode of generalized convulsion. The vascular and cherry red color hemangioblastoma was resected by a temporo-zygomatic approach. There has been no recurrence of tumor at a follow-up of 11 years
Bosmans Bas - - 2007
BACKGROUND: Malignant fibrous histiocytoma (MFH) in the large bowel, which is composed of spindle-shaped cells arranged in a pleiomorphic and storiform pattern, is an extremely rare tumor. METHODS: We in this study report on a case of a 73-year-old man with a sarcoma arising from a diverticular sigmoid without any ...
Subramanian Anuradha - - 2006
BACKGROUND: Organs of Zuckerkandl (O of Z) harbor the potential for deadly paragangliomas. Paragangliomas are one of the surgical causes of hypertension. Major treatises of medicine offer very little information on this topic. METHODS: PubMed Medline and Google searches were performed to obtain reported cases of paragangliomas of the O ...
Sington James - - 2006
Although it is generally recognized that some benign sweat gland neoplasms may show appreciable mitotic activity, there are few reports of its quantitative analysis in specific tumor types or of its correlation with clinical behavior. The presence of a large number of mitoses in a sweat gland tumor for which ...
Vélez Dolores - - 2006
BACKGROUND: We report an additional case of an extremely uncommon but distinctive histological variant of benign schwannoma, which was previously designated as neuroblastoma-like schwannoma by Goldblum et al. METHODS: A 29-year-old woman referred to a 6-year-history of an atrofic macule. Its clinical appearance was similar to that of an anetoderma. ...
de Matos Leandro Luongo - - 2006
Bronchopulmonary carcinoid tumors have been associated with a variety of endocrine disorders including Cushing's syndrome (CS), which is caused by ectopic adrenocorticotrophic hormone (ACTH) secretion. We report two cases of CS secondary to bronchopulmonary carcinoid tumors. The first patient, a 29-year-old woman, presented hypokalemia, high serum ACTH level and high ...
Mustafa Rozina - - 2006
Hirsutism is a symptom or sign, which may have more serious associations than cosmetic and psychological concern alone, such as adrenal hyperplasia and ovarian tumor, particularly if it develops well after puberty. Some medicines having androgenic activity may also cause this problem. Here, we present a case of a young ...
Cuccia V - - 2006
OBJECTIVE: Pure pineal germinomas have been rarely reported in girls. Gender incidence and differences of pure pineal germinomas are not well known. The authors report a series of pure pineal germinoma and its gender characteristic is reviewed. METHODS AND RESULTS: Of a total of 50 germ cell tumors operated on ...
Katdare M V - - 2006
Two brothers with familial carcinoid tumors of the rectum are presented. A few cases documenting the occurrence of carcinoid tumors in first-degree relatives in the absence of the multiple endocrine neoplasia (MEN) syndromes have been reported in the literature. Consistent with these previous reports, in this case both patients had ...
Kruse-Lösler Birgit - - 2006
Melanotic neuroectodermal tumor of infancy (MNTI) is a rare, distinctive neoplasm of early infancy with rapid expansile growth and a high rate of recurrences. Most commonly the lesion affects the maxilla of infants during the first year of life, but it may also occur in the mandible, skull, brain, epididymis, ...
Samartzis Dino - - 2006
STUDY DESIGN: A case report and review of the literature. OBJECTIVES: To describe the en bloc excision and postoperative outcome of an osteochondroma of the sacrum compressing the neural elements, as well as review the literature on solitary osteochondroma involving the sacrum. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA: Osteochondroma is the most ...
Nose Naohiro - - 2006
We describe a rare case of leiomyoma of the chest wall in a 55-year-old female. Computed tomography showed a well-circumscribed neoplasm with a diameter of 2 cm in the right chest wall. The tumor was excised with video-assisted thoracic surgery. Histopathology confirmed that the tumor was leiomyoma arising from the ...
Chien Andy J AJ Division of Dermatology, University of Washington, Seatlle, WA 98195, - - 2006
We present the case of a 54-year-old man with a brown-red nodule on the hand that had been present since early adulthood. Histology of the excisional biopsy revealed hyperplasia and proliferation of eccrine, apocrine, lipomatous, and vascular structures. These findings were most characteristic of the entity known as eccrine angiomatous ...
Schlager Avraham - - 2006
BACKGROUND: Since their initial description in 1832, desmoid tumors have been reported to occur in virtually every part of the body. Intra-abdominal desmoid tumors, or mesenteric fibromatosis, are often associated with Familial Adenomatous Polyposis mutation in a syndrome known as Gardner's Syndrome. Although sporadic cases of desmoid tumors do occur, ...
El-Tal Abd-El-Kader - - 2006
Pleomorphic hyalinizing angiectatic tumor (PHAT) of soft parts is a rare soft tissue neoplasm. Few cases have been reported in the literature thus far. PHAT is a spindle cell neoplasm with a prominent vascular component which displays some features of both neurilemoma and malignant fibrous histiocytoma. Lesions typically occur on ...
Saadat Payam - - 2006
Paragangliomas are neuroendocrine tumors that arise in relation to the sympathetic or parasympathetic ganglia of the autonomic nervous system. Rarely, they are reported in unusual locations such as the urinary bladder, prostate, and uterus. Herein, we report a case of primary cutaneous paraganglioma of the scalp in a child. The ...
Weiss Eric S - - 2006
Intra-abdominal fibromatosis or desmoid tumors are rare forms of connective tissue cellular dysplasia characterized by proliferation of fibroblasts and abundant collagen. Most often these tumors associated with familial adenomatous polyposis or Gardner's syndrome. Those tumors not associated with polyposis are termed sporadic desmoids and tend to be locally aggressive in ...
Melis Marcovalerio - - 2007
BACKGROUND: Little is known about the synchronous occurrence of gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) and other gastrointestinal tumors. We present two cases of an invasive colon cancer with a synchronous small-bowel GIST; immunohistochemistry studies were performed to evaluate possible genetic similarities. METHODS: This paper reports two cases of synchronous GISTs and ...
Lyons Mark K - - 2007
Pilocytic astrocytomas are relatively uncommon tumors found predominantly in the pediatric population. Reports of these tumors are extremely rare in the elderly. This is a report of a 75-year-old man presenting with two spontaneous intracranial hemorrhages and subsequent resection of a pilocytic astrocytoma. The history, evaluation, radiographic features, histopathology, rationale ...
Benbenisty Keith M - - 2006
BACKGROUND: Atypical cellular neurothekeoma is a rare neoplasm generally regarded as a benign tumor with locally aggressive behavior. Recurrence is common with inadequate excision, but metastatic disease has yet to be reported. OBJECTIVE: The objective was to report a case of atypical cellular neurothekeoma of the nasal ala in a ...
Ganesan Karthik - - 2006
Desmoplastic infantile gangliogliomas (DIGs) are uncommon supratentorial brain tumors with a usually good prognosis despite an aggressive radiological appearance. These tumors form part of a spectrum of desmoplastic infantile tumors that includes desmoplastic infantile astrocytomas. DIGs are classified as benign WHO grade I tumors of infancy. Non-infantile variants of this ...
Hagmann Cornelia - - 2006
This case report describes a preterm baby with juvenile extracutaneous xanthogranuloma that rapidly expanded. The tumor was excised because of rapid enlargement and extension into the thoracic inlet. To our knowledge, this is the first case of a preterm baby with extracutaneous juvenile xanthogranuloma. The case illustrates the need for ...
Massimi Luca - - 2006
The late failure of endoscopic third ventriculostomies (ETVs) has been described as a consequence of scarring phenomena involving the third ventricular floor. Although the possibility of closure of the stoma by intraventricular tumor seeding has been hypothesized, no case of ETV failure caused by tumor diffusion has been reported in ...
Kuruvath Sarin - - 2006
Benign fibrous histiocytoma (BFH) is a rare skeletal tumor, accounting for approximately 1% of all surgically managed benign bone tumors. Spinal location is very rare, and its management can be challenging, involving excision of tumor and spinal reconstruction and stabilization. The prognosis is good after treatment. The authors present the ...
Ordóñez Nelson G - - 2006
Mesotheliomas with rhabdoid morphology are rare and only two individual case reports have been documented in the literature. This author reports a series of 10 cases of mesotheliomas with rhabdoid features, nine of which originated in the pleura and one in the peritoneum. Eight of the patients were men and ...
Liakakos Theodore D TD 3rd Department of Surgery, University of Athens, ATTIKON University General Hospital, Haidari, Athens, - - 2006
Liposarcoma is the most common soft tissue sarcoma in adult life while esophageal liposarcoma is an extremely rare tumor. In the world literature, only 14 cases of esophageal liposarcomas have been described. We report a 72-year old male patient who was urgently admitted to our hospital for acute epigastric pain ...
Chang Winston - - 2006
BACKGROUND: Sclerosing stromal tumor of the ovary is a rare benign neoplasm that is usually unilateral in menstruating women with a mean age of 27. CASE: An 11-year-old girl presented with asymptomatic bilateral sclerosing stromal tumor of the ovaries prior to menarche. We describe the clinical, radiologic and histologic findings ...
Grapsa D - - 2006
The majority of ovarian masses in childhood and adolescence are non-epithelial in origin, with a predominance of germ cell tumors, while epithelial neoplasms comprise a small proportion of the total (approximately 15-20%). Mucinous cystadenomas in particular are only sporadically reported in this age group. We present a case of an ...
Tăban Sorina - - 2006
Intussusception of the appendix in adult represents an uncommon entity. We report a 54-year old woman who underwent an appendectomy 24 years previously and who was hospitalized for changes in bowel habits and periumbilical and epigastric pain. A sessile polypoid tumor of cecum was discovered during colonoscopy, which was removed. ...
Murovic Judith A - - 2006
In this paper the authors describe a patient with neurofibromatosis Type 1 (NF1) who presented with sequelae of this disease. They also review the current literature on NF1 and NF2 published between 2001 and 2005. The method used to obtain information for the case report consisted of a family member ...
Balbi G C - - 2006
The term female adnexal tumor of probable Wolffian origin "FATWO" designs this tumor wich arises by the rare persisting remnants of the mesonephric duct (Wolffian duct). About 40 cases have been reported in literature. Few cases of recurrence have been reported, FATWO usually shows no signs of hormonal activity. We ...
Tomita Hiroyuki - - 2006
Myxoid liposarcoma, unlike other types of liposarcoma, has an unusual propensity to metastasize to extrapulmonary sites including the abdominal cavity. Metastatic myxoid liposarcoma is an important condition because it may indicate distant micrometastatic disease. We report the case of a 47-year-old woman with a metastatic myxoid liposarcoma in the mesentery. ...
Hao Chun-Yi - - 2006
BACKGROUND: Solid pseudopapillary tumor of the pancreas (SPTP) is a rare disease with a low-grade malignant potential. In recent years, the incidence has been increasing. No consensus has been reached regarding diagnostic or therapeutic strategies. METHODS: Eight cases of SPTP, admitted from 1996 to March 2005, were analyzed retrospectively, and ...
Ramo Brandon A - - 2006
There have been cases of osteosarcoma in which conventional radiographs showed only minimal abnormalities. However, the absence of any evidence of tumor has not been reported. We report a unique case of osteosarcoma in a patient who originally presented with a fracture incurred after minimal trauma. The patient had no ...
Magtibay P M - - 2006
Aggressive angiomyxoma (AA) was first described in 1983, and fewer than 150 cases have been reported in the world medical literature. These tumors are benign, locally infiltrative mesenchymal neoplasms with a predilection for the female pelvis and perineum and a tendency to recur. The size of AAs at presentation varies ...
Tsalis K - - 2006
BACKGROUND: The Muir-Torre syndrome is a rare autosomal dominant condition and is currently considered a subtype of the more common hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer syndrome, in which multiple primary malignancies occur together with sebaceous gland tumors. CASE PRESENTATION: We describe a case of a 62-year-old woman with three primary colorectal ...
Bhatia Alka - - 2006
The Dabska tumor also known as Endovascular papillary angioendothelioma is a rare type of hemangioendothelioma characterized by intraluminal papillary endothelial structures. Most of these are superficial in location but occurrence in deeper tissues is also known. We describe case report of testicular Dabska tumor in a child presenting as inguinal ...
Kim Ki Nam - - 2006
Castleman disease is a relatively rare disorder of lymphoid tissue that involves the gastrointestinal tract in a variety of clinical and pathologic manifestations. A submucosal location has never been described in the medical literature. We report a case of esophageal Castleman disease involving the submucosal layer in a 62-year-old man, ...
Smets K - - 2005
We report a case of a 25 year old man presenting with acute headache, vomiting and nuchal rigidity. Computed Tomography (CT) scan and MRI without contrast showed a right ventricular hemorrhage surrounding a mass lesion. The tumor and hematoma were completely removed by neurosurgical transcortical-transventricular approach. Anatomopathological analysis revealed a ...
Nitsche Mirko - - 2005
Intracerebral paragangliomas are tumors with a low incidence. Only 13 cases have been reported in the literature to date. This type of tumor shows characteristic histopathological features but unclear histogenesis. Owing to its low incidence, little knowledge exists concerning the best therapeutic strategy. We report on a 55-year-old male patient ...
Eisen Daniel Brian - - 2005
BACKGROUND: We report a case of microcystic adnexal carcinoma (MAC) involving a large portion of the face, one of the largest of any MAC reported thus far in this area, and review the literature regarding the nature of the tumor and available treatments. We also review all of the reported ...
Manci Natalina - - 2006
BACKGROUND: Ovarian cancer groin lymph nodes metastases are rare. Only one case of disease spread isolated to the groins has been reported in the English literature. We report the case of a patient with bilateral inguinal lymphadenopathy due to tumor metastases and in which tumor origin was diagnosed using [(18)F]fluorodeoxyglucose ...
Villella Jeannine A - - 2005
OBJECTIVES: Pediatric embryonal heterologous rhabdomyosarcoma of the cervix is a rare tumor. METHODS: We present an interesting clinico-pathologic situation of two sisters presenting with pediatric embryonal heterologous rhabdomyosarcoma of the cervix. RESULTS: Pediatric embryonal heterologous rhabdomyosarcomas of the cervix are relatively uncommon. After a Pubmed search from 1952 to present, ...
Xiao Guang-Qian - - 2005
Adrenocortical oncocytoma is exceptionally rare. Most of these tumors are benign and nonfunctioning. We report a case of functioning adrenocortical oncocytoma located in the right adrenal gland in a 53-year-old woman who presented with Cushing's syndrome. The tumor was small, with exclusively oncocytic histologic features. A discussion of this case ...
Simşek B - - 2005
Chondrosarcomas are the malignant cartilagenous tumors and they are seen rarely in the head and neck area. They are usually slow growing lesions. The head and neck chondrosarcomas may show an aggressive course and the occurrence of this malignant cartilagenous tumor in the parapharyngeal space is only a few. They ...
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