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Wong W W WW Department of Radiation Oncology, Mayo Clinic Scottsdale, Arizona - - 1994
Pleural liposarcomas are extremely rare; only eight cases have been reported in the literature. Herein we describe a 38-year-old man who had dyspnea on exertion and chest pain. Computed tomography of the chest revealed a large mass in the right pleural cavity. Thoracotomy was performed, and the patient recovered with ...
O'Halloran L R - - 1994
Localized laryngeal amyloidosis is a rare and benign process. Only three cases have been reported in children. We present the case of a 9-year-old girl with localized laryngeal amyloidosis that was excised via laryngofissure. The patient presented with a 3- to 4-week history of progressive hoarseness. Direct laryngoscopy revealed a ...
Smith K A - - 1994
The case of a giant posterior communicating artery (PCoA) aneurysm is reported in which the initial presentation was coma secondary to obstructive hydrocephalus. The primary radiological diagnosis was a probable craniopharyngioma. A cerebral angiogram revealed a partially thrombosed giant PCoA aneurysm on the right side. The patient underwent pterional craniotomy ...
Tekkök I H - - 1994
We report the case of a twelve-year-old boy who presented with visual impairment and headache and was found to harbour a purely intrasellar cystic pilocytic astrocytoma originating from proximal left optic nerve. The mass was explored transcranially and decompression of the optic apparatus and subtotal resection of the cyst wall ...
Fagot H - - 1994
We report a carcinosarcoma (CS) of the gallbladder in an 83-year-old woman. Ultrasonography found an enlarged gallbladder with thickened walls, a 3-cm gallstone, and a polypoid mass in the fundus. Pathological examination revealed neoplastic tissue composed of sarcomatous and glandular components. Twelve months later, the patient is alive. We review ...
Chu L - - 1994
The neonatal laryngocele is a congenital pathologic entity originating in the saccule of the laryngeal ventricle. This entity may present as an uncommon cause of neonatal airway obstruction. We present two cases of this condition and the management undertaken. Both patients demonstrated significant airway distress. Evaluation of each patient included ...
Moran C A - - 1994
We report two cases of a thymic neoplasm showing abundant fibroconnective tissue with focal areas of fatty tissue. The two patients, a 9-year-old girl and a 32-year-old man, were found to have an anterior mediastinal mass on routine chest roentgenograms. Surgical resection was performed in both cases. Because of the ...
Kaplanski G - - 1994
A patient with a 4-year history of mycosis fungoides, who presented a pancreatic spreading of the disease, detected by a clinically palpable mass, is reported and discussed with a review of the literature. Mycosis fungoides (MF) is a T cell lymphoma primarily localized to the skin. Laparoscopic staging and autopsy ...
Yoshitake T - - 1994
We report herein an unusual case of a 35-year-old Japanese man who underwent thoracotomy for a mass in the mediastinum which was found to be a well circumscribed localized tumor within the thymus. Focal thymic hyperplasia in adults is extremely rare and the clinicopathological features of this case were particularly ...
Terris M H - - 1993
Nasal masses in the pediatric population present with nasal obstruction, epistaxis and chronic rhinorrhea. We report on a 6-year-old boy with long-standing nasal obstruction. A large left nasal mass was evident on physical examination and CT scan. Techniques of functional endoscopic sinus surgery were used to resect the mass, which, ...
Rajan N - - 1993
We report on 4 women ages 31 to 65 years with adenocarcinoma of urethral diverticulum. One patient presented with metastatic disease and died after refusing post-radiation surgery. The other 3 women were without evidence of disease 9 to 44 months after diverticulectomy with radiation (1) or radical surgery (2). Review ...
Ordi J - - 1993
This article describes two patients with localized Castleman's disease (CD) of the mixed hyaline vascular and plasma cell type located at the mesentery of the small bowel, associated with systemic symptoms, anemia, an increased plasma level of acute phase reactants, and systemic amyloidosis. There were amyloid deposits on the vascular ...
Allaire A D - - 1993
This report describes the case of a 29-year-old Nigerian woman with dracunculosis presenting as an adnexal mass. The patient had a history of two second-trimester spontaneous abortions for which she was being evaluated. During the evaluation, she was found to have multiple uterine leiomyomas and a calcified left adnexal mass ...
Wu C M - - 1993
To the best of our knowledge, this is the first report of external ear canal schwannoma in the English literature. Several detailed clinical and pathological features were demonstrated. We suggest that if a tender, encapsulated mass is found in the external ear canal, the diagnosis of schwannoma should be taken ...
Small E J - - 1993
This article presents the case of a 22-year-old patient with treated Hodgkin disease (HD) who had mediastinal widening on computed tomography scan after chemotherapy. This mass was gallium avid. These findings were explained by histologically documented benign thymic hyperplasia, the first such case reported in an adult with HD, to ...
Caramaschi P - - 1993
In this report we describe a case of a 19-year-old man with a two-year history of polyarthritis affecting the lower limbs and dactylitis of the toes. His clinical picture fulfilled the new European diagnostic criteria for spondyloarthropathies. Systemic examination revealed a big mass in the left iliac fossa that was ...
Green J B - - 1993
A 76-year-old female was noted to have a rectal mass on evaluation for postmenopausal bleeding. There was no history of abdominal pain, constipation, or rectal bleeding. Flexible sigmoidoscopy revealed a 3-cm pedunculated rectal mass at 10 cm. Hair fibers were visible through the smooth glistening surface. At colonoscopy, the polyp ...
Stoffregen D A - - 1993
An 8-yr-old male capybara (Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris), a resident of an urban zoological collection in upstate New York (USA), had a mass posteroventral to its left stifle; it was of unknown duration. The mass was a fibrosarcoma based on invasive sheets of interwoven spindle-shaped neoplastic cells with moderate associated extracellular matrix ...
Ziv Y - - 1993
A case report of a 23-year-old patient with abdominal pain was found to have a bilateral, retroperitoneal localized form of Castleman disease. To the best of our knowledge, it is the first report of a bilateral form described in the literature. Surgical excision resulted in the disappearance of symptoms and ...
Mitchell A - - 1993
The second and third cases of an adrenal adenoma involving the intraspinal space, a rare location for a lesion that occurs rather commonly at a variety of extraneural sites, are reported. The first patient, a 16-year-old girl with a 3-month history of radicular pain, was found to have an intradural, ...
Kawai M - - 1993
This article presents two cases of actinomycosis. Case 1 was a 39-year-old man who was first seen with the chief complaint of swelling around the left submandibular region. Case 2 was a 40-year-old woman who was first seen with the chief complaint of mass formation around the left buccal area. ...
Snape P S - - 1993
I have reported a rare case of thoracic actinomycosis in a child with a chest wall mass and pneumonic infiltrate. This case emphasizes the possibility of actinomycosis occurring in a well child with no previous dental problems, chronic lung disease, loss of consciousness, or immunocompromised status. The findings on thoracic ...
Bunch F T - - 1993
Cases of coexisting Cushing's disease and unilateral adrenal tumor are rare, and there are conflicting reports in the literature regarding both the pathophysiology and the incidence. We have reported the case of a patient with a biochemically inactive incidental adrenal mass in whom pituitary-dependent Cushing's syndrome developed during follow-up. Authors ...
Kimura H - - 1993
We report a case of Castleman's disease in a 48-year-old male who complained of a rapidly enlarging mass on the neck. Thrombocytopenia and the facio-scapulo-humeral type of progressive muscular dystrophy were also present. The mass was extirpated, and histopathological examinations showed the hyaline-vascular type of Castleman's disease. Following resection, thrombocytopenia ...
Gambino J - - 1993
Impression on the bladder, or its displacement, indicates the presence of a mass or mass effect. The direction of the displacement aids in the formulation of an appropriate differential diagnosis. We present for discussion two cases in which preoperative lateral bladder displacement was attributed to adnexal masses. When the anatomy ...
al-Baghdadi R - - 1992
Fetus in fetu is an extremely rare cause of abdominal mass in infancy, which most likely arises from inclusion of monozygotic diaminiotic twin. This entity is distinguished from teratoma by the presence of vertebral axis with limb bud or any other appropriately situated bones or organs. It occurs predominantly in ...
Mattia A R - - 1992
A unique case of enterobiasis presenting as recurrent cellulitis and a perianal mass in a six-year-old girl is reported. Complicated perianal lesions due to Enterobius are unusual. Only 10 previous cases are known, with unclear pathogenesis in most of them, although mucosal breaches and perianal crypt or gland entry have ...
Renfro M - - 1992
A case of an anterior third ventricular meningioma in a 17-year-old girl is presented. Gross total resection of this tumor with minimal morbidity was accomplished by transcallosal exposure through a frontal craniotomy. A review of the literature implies that surgical morbidity and mortality for the removal of third ventricular meningiomas ...
Iwasaki K - - 1992
Two unusual cases of purely intraventricular craniopharyngioma are presented. Both patients complained of headache as a sign of increasing intracranial pressure, but neither other neurological deficits nor hormonal disorders were present. Magnetic resonance images showed a mass lesion located within the third ventricle. Surgery confirmed that these two tumors were ...
Varghese G - - 1992
An extremely rare case of fibromatosis in a 25-year-old Indian male is reported. The clinical examination and pre-operative findings were suggestive of a benign neoplasm, probably of neurogenic origin. The mass was well circumscribed and could be shelled out en masse. Histopathological examination showed it to be fibromatosis. An external ...
Salam M A - - 1992
A 51-year-old female presented with a sensation of a lump in the throat for five months. Clinical examination was normal. The barium swallow and the CT scan showed a well-defined mass to the left of the upper oesophagus and behind it. The mass was removed surgically and shown pathologically to ...
Knobel B - - 1992
A 58-year-old woman was hospitalized because of shortness of breath, cough, weakness, and physical signs suggestive of mitral stenosis. Echo-Doppler examination revealed a left atrial mass. This was removed and turned out to be a fibrosarcoma. Recurrence of the tumor with metastases into the pericardium, thyroid goiter, and left kidney ...
Selby D M - - 1992
The clinical, morphologic, and follow-up findings in 10 cases of childhood hepatic angiosarcoma are reported. Six patients were female and four were male. The age range was 18 months to 7 years, with a mean of 3.7 years. The usual presenting feature was an abdominal mass, with or without associated ...
Johnston F E - - 1992
Plantar fibromatosis represents a relatively uncommon benign lesion of soft tissue. It is most often found to invest the central and medial portions of the plantar fascia and commonly occurs in conjunction with other fibrous proliferate disorders. The authors present a detailed review of the literature concerning this usually unencapsulated ...
Kuller J A - - 1992
Space-occupying lesions within the fetal thorax are associated with poor perinatal outcome. Therefore some investigators have suggested in utero treatment. We describe a case of a fetus with a large intrathoracic mass that was noted to decrease markedly in size as gestation advanced. This case cautions against aggressive antenatal treatment.
Carlan S J - - 1992
Leiomyomas are common tumors that usually have a typical sonographic appearance. With degeneration, however, the sonographic findings may be completely uncharacteristic. We report a case of a multicystic anterior uterine wall mass detected at antenatal sonography in an asymptomatic patient. Differential diagnosis included myoma, varicosity, hematoma, abscess, uterine anomaly, and ...
Vargas C - - 1992
Primary hepatic actinomycosis is an uncommon entity. We report the case of a young man with past history of an appendectomy who presented with fever, weight loss and a liver mass that was initially suspected to be neoplastic. Percutaneous liver biopsy revealed actinomyces-like organisms. The patient was treated with intravenous ...
Chang C H - - 1992
Pelvic actinomycosis with multiple fistular formation is rarely reported in the literature. We herein present a case of pelvic actinomycosis with sigmoid colo-ileovesical fistulae in a 36-year-old intrauterine device (IUD) user. She was admitted to the hospital because of general malaise, weight loss and bilateral palpable adnexal masses. Sonography showed ...
Altintas A - - 1992
A 57-year-old woman with a mass on the uterine cervix was presented. Her complaint was persistent leukorrhea and treated by hysterectomy because of cervical mass. The histologic diagnosis was adenosis of the cervix. It is believed that this is the first report of benign adenosis of cervix in this size ...
Douglas-Jones A G - - 1992
Malakoplakia presenting in the head and neck is very rare. We present a case of an inflammatory mass in the neck, clinically mimicking actinomycosis in a 67-year-old man. Repeated culture of E. coli and histological and electron microscopic examination of biopsy material showed an infiltration of granular macrophages and intracellular ...
Tsunoda T - - 1992
A 66 year old Japanese female was admitted to our department for the examination and treatment of a mass in the cecum. She had experienced no symptoms or signs other than a positive test result for fecal occult blood. The mass in the cecum was confirmed by barium enema, colonofiberscopy ...
Moriwaki Y - - 1992
A rare case of retroperitoneal ganglioneuroma incidentally found during an annual health examination is presented. The patient was an asymptomatic female, age 26. Physical examination and routine laboratory studies gave normal results. The plasma concentrations and 24-h urinary excretion of catecholamine and its metabolites were within the normal range. The ...
Dietz M - - 1991
In a clinical trial including 17 multibacillary leprosy patients the in vivo effectiveness of ofloxacin on Mycobacterium leprae was tested via mass spectrometric determination of intrabacterial ratios of the concentrations of the sodium and potassium ions of individual organisms and of the ATP content per 10(6) bacteria isolated from skin ...
Tomita K - - 1991
Inflammatory pseudotumor of the spleen in a 50-year-old man was encountered in our surgical clinic. This splenic tumor is very rare and in the ninth of the cases in the literature. The removed spleen, weighting 255g, revealed the presence of a firm, circumscribed mass, measuring 4.5 x 4.0 x 4.5 ...
Benmeir P - - 1991
The strange case of a 37-year-old modern, Western woman who presented with a giant black mass on her inner right thigh is presented. She was treated 10 months before this present admission by an excision of a nodular melanoma, and she was treated, thereafter, by a homeopathic practitioner until she ...
Lona Soto A - - 1991
Hypothalamic hamartoma is a relatively rare congenital malformation, associated with the clinical presentation of precocious puberty of central type. Five cases with hypothalamic hamartoma are reported here, with an emphasis on MR appearance. The most common presentation of hypothalamic hamartoma was a small and well defined mass in the inferior ...
Chou L S - - 1991
The choristoma is a tumorlike mass of normal cells in an abnormal location. Intraoral choristomas have been reported under a wide variety of names. This comprehensive review of the English-language literature on oral choristomas offers a classification of these lesions, analyzes their clinical and histologic features, and discusses possible pathogeneses ...
Groot G - - 1991
The association between pelvic actinomycosis and the use of intrauterine devices is well established. However, abdominal wall actinomycosis without clinical involvement of the pelvic organs has been reported only once in the literature. The authors present a second case, which occurred in a 24-year-old woman who was using a copper ...
Som P M - - 1991
When sufficiently large, goiters often extend into the mediastinum. Less often, there is extension into the tracheoesophageal groove and the retroesophageal space, and, rarely, there may be growth into the retropharyngeal space. In the latter instance the goiter will present clinically as an oropharyngeal mass in a patient with stridor. ...
Hasan A K - - 1991
Most duodenal diverticula are asymptomatic, but they may create diagnostic difficulties. We report a case of obstructive jaundice in which ultrasound revealed a mass in the region of the head of the pancreas produced by a diverticulum in the second part of the duodenum which was initially misdiagnosed as a ...
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