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Muncib? Francesco - - 2008
We report a case of symptomatic dorsal mass in a 72-year-old man, with onset of pain during daily life efforts. On the other side, the dominant hand, a similar mass without any impairment was present. Before surgery, the mass on the left nondominant wrist was diagnosed by ultrasound as synovial ...
Jain Reena - - 2008
Eosinophilic angiocentric fibrosis (EAF) is a rare, benign condition of unknown etiology involving the sinonasal tract and the upper respiratory airways, and rarely, larynx, and orbit. We report four cases of EAF identified, in three women and one man, aged 31, 57, 27, and 51 years, respectively. The patients complained ...
Samson Sujit Kumar G - - 2009
CASE REPORT: A 6-year-old boy presented with seizures. Computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging showed a large enhancing mass in the left temporo-parietal region. TREATMENT: He underwent left temporo-parietal craniotomy and total excision of the lesion. At surgery, there was no dural attachment, and the tumor was mainly in the ...
Lee Dong-Hee - - 2008
Inflammatory pseudotumor includes a diverse group of lesions characterized by inflammatory cell infiltration and variable fibrotic responses. It is extremely rare in the middle ear alone. A 7-year-old girl presented right hearing impairment. Because an otitis media with effusion was first suspected, a myringotomy was performed, but it found a ...
Takahashi Eri - - 2008
Very few cases of postoperative decubitus have been reported. We report two cases of hip decubitus after myomectomy. Case 1 is a 32-year-old Japanese woman who underwent an uncomplicated myomectomy under the combination of general and epidural anesthesia. Twelve hours after surgery, a palpable soft tissue mass developed in the ...
Lin Chun-Tzu - - 2008
A retrospective analysis of 25 cases of peripheral odontogenic fibroma (World Health Organization type) (PODF [WHO-type]) in a Taiwan Chinese population was performed at a single institution. The clinical findings, which included a wide age distribution, a female preponderance and no racial predilection, were consistent with those of previous case ...
I┼čik Nejat - - 2008
In this paper we present an adult patient with the Currarino triad, associated with six habitual abortuses and chronic constipation. Our aim is to report the effectiveness of a simple surgical technique in the treatment of anterior sacral meningocele in the Currarino Syndrome. The presentation of the Currarino Syndrome in ...
Saki Nader - - 2008
OBJECTIVES/HYPOTHESIS: Rare diseases must be diagnosed with great caution, so we present this case to familiarize clinicians with the presentation and treatment of chondrosarcoma of the hyoid bone, a rare disease. STUDY DESIGN: Case report and review of the literature. METHODS: We report one case of chondrosarcoma of the hyoid ...
Sharifi Guive - - 2008
We report a case of large choroid plexus papilloma of the fourth ventricle in a 23-year-old woman. She presented with severe headache, dysphagia, and gait disturbances. Horizontal nystagmus, ataxic gait and quadriparesis were detected on initial examination. Imaging studies showed a large mass in the left side of brain stem ...
Camargo José Jesus de Peixoto - - 2008
Round pneumonia is a condition usually described in children, with few reports addressing adult patients. It is an oval-shaped consolidation that, due to its radiological appearance, simulates bronchogenic carcinoma. Its evolution tends to be benign, although diagnostic dilemmas have sometimes required exploratory thoracotomy. Deaths caused by this condition have even ...
Pal Dilip Kumar - - 2008
Rhinosporidiosis is a chronic granulomatous condition commonly affecting the anterior nares and nasopharynx. Apart from these two sites, infection in other sites is very rare. Here is a review of rhinosporidiosis in genitourinary organs with addition of five new cases.
Montazeri Farhad - - 2009
We report the case of an 11-year-old boy who presented with fresh blood in his mouth and a history of sore throat during the past 2 weeks that was unresponsive to antibiotic therapy. Inspection of the oral cavity revealed a black circular mass attached to the posterior wall of the ...
Kaushal V - - 2008
Primary amoebic meningoencephalitis (PAM) due to Naegleria fowleri was detected in a 36-year-old, Indian countryman who had a history of taking bath in the village pond. He was admitted in a semi comatosed condition with severe frontal headache, neck stiffness, intermittent fever, nausea, vomiting, left hemiparesis and seizures. Computerized tomography ...
Nollet H - - 2008
In Belgium and even in northern Europe Rhinosporidium seeberi has not been reported in autochtonous people or animals. In this paper, the authors report the first observation of laryngeal masses, caused by Rhinosporidium seeberi, in a Belgian Warmblood horse. Moreover, laryngeal rhinosporidiosis is extremely rare since this localisation is only ...
Escobar Mauricio A - - 2008
A 2-week-old girl was found to have an asymptomatic abdominal mass on routine examination. Surgical removal revealed the mass to have 4 limb buds situated relative to a palpable vertebral column. Karyotyping revealed the mass to be 46 XX. The mass was therefore diagnosed as a case of fetus-in-fetu. The ...
Mace A T M - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: We present the first reported case of ultrasound-guided aspiration of a laryngopyocoele in a patient with acute airway obstruction. CASE REPORT: A 71-year-old woman was diagnosed with a right-sided laryngocoele. Six weeks later, the patient was admitted as an emergency with a three-day history of increasing dyspnoea and stridor. ...
Burghardt Rolf D - - 2008
The Ponseti method has become a popular technique to treat idiopathic clubfoot. In most cases, a percutaneous Achilles tenotomy is required to correct residual equinus contracture. Bleeding has been reported as a complication of percutaneous tenotomy. We present a case of a baby who developed a pseudoaneurysm after undergoing an ...
Son Dong Wuk - - 2008
Giant cavernous malformations (GCMs) occur very rarely and little has been reported about their clinical characteristics. The authors present a case of a 20-year-old woman with a GCM. She was referred due to two episodes of generalized seizure. Computed tomography and magnetic resonance image demonstrated a heterogeneous multi-cystic lesion of ...
Smith Paul J - - 2008
Cystic dysplasia of the rete testis (CDT) represents a diagnostically challenging condition in the pediatric population. We report a new case of CDT that differs in presentation from the majority of other cases in the literature in that the child complained of scrotal pain and had a solid mass on ...
You Mi-Hyeon - - 2008
A 10-yr-old male South American sea lion (Otaria byronia) died after several weeks of depression, anorexia, weight loss, and progressive respiratory distress. At necropsy, three confluent, lobulated, dark-red masses were noted in the mesentery. Similar masses were also observed in the lung and both kidneys. Hemangiosarcoma was diagnosed based on ...
Park Min J - - 2008
It is not uncommon to find a protruding mass at the dorsum of the wrist. The carpal boss is a commonly overlooked condition of unclear etiology. Minor trauma and persisting os styloideum are among the suspected causes of the condition. Long-standing carpal boss can lead to osteoarthritic damage in some ...
Senol Mustafa - - 2008
Clinical manifestations of benign (reactive) plasma cell proliferations of the skin and mucosa consist of a relatively rare and distinct group in dermatologic disorders. They have generally been named according to their localization. We report a typical case of mucocutaneous plasmacytosis located on intertriginous areas of the skin as well ...
Gul Ahmet - - 2008
OBJECTIVE: Hydrometrocolpos is a rare congenital disorder very rarely reported on prenatal sonography. In this study we report a persistent urogenital sinus with hydrometrocolpos and ascites at 24 weeks of gestation. CASE: Detailed ultrasonographic examination revealed female fetus with pelvic mass measured as 60 x 70 x 80 mm, anterior ...
Singh, Satyendra Narayan
Fetus-in-fetu (FIF) is a rare congenital condition in which a vertebrate fetus is incorporated within its host, a newborn or an infant. We report an interesting case of FIF presenting as an abdominal mass with respiratory distress in a 4-month-old girl, and review the existing literature. An ultrasound abdomen showed ...
Zafar Abdul M - - 2008
Mesenteric panniculitis is a rare pathology of unknown etiology characterized by inflammation and fibrosis in the mesentery. Its protean clinical and radiological manifestations make it a diagnostic challenge. There is no established treatment available for its management. The clinical outcome is inconsistent, with the prognosis ranging from complete resolution without ...
Moon Kyung-Sub - - 2008
Glioblastoma in the pineal region is extremely rare with only a few cases reported in the literature. A 68-year-old man presented with a sudden deterioration manifesting as a headache, vomiting and gait disturbance. A magnetic resonance imaging study revealed a heterogeneously ring-enhanced mass in the pineal region. The mass was ...
Prasher Pawan - - 2008
PURPOSE: To report a case of solitary sclerotic fibroma (SF) as a rare cause of nasolacrimal duct obstruction. METHODS: A 47-year-old female presented with a mass in the right lacrimal sac region that was associated with intermittent watering, pain and itching, and showed delayed fluorescein clearance. CT scan showed a ...
Cai Tommaso - - 2008
Congenital anterior urethral diverticula in adult males are infrequent urological diseases. Clinical manifestation is frequently described with irritative and/or obstructive voiding symptoms or ventral bulging, but manifestation as a scrotal mass is extremely rare. Diagnostic imaging is useful to correctly diagnose the above in the majority of cases. We report ...
Doganavsargil Basak - - 2009
Dedifferentiated chondrosarcoma (DDCS) comprises approximately 10% of all chondrosarcomas and has the worst outcome with 5-year survival of 10%. The preferred localizations are femur, humerus and pelvis. We report a case of DDCS that arose in proximal phalanx of left-hand thumb of a 66-year-old man. He was admitted with a ...
Lane E P - - 2007
Cutaneous inverted papillomas are described in an 8-month-old mixed breed domestic dog from Windhoek, Namibia. Multiple firm, rapidly growing, doughnut-shaped masses formed on the ventral abdomen, which histologically consisted of a cup-shaped rim of marked epithelial hyperplasia, giant keratohyaline granules and prominent koilocytes and marked hyperkeratosis filling the centre of ...
Hardin Rosemarie-E - - 2007
A 54-year-old man presented with rectal pain and bleeding secondary to ulcerated, necrotic rectal and cecal masses that resembled colorectal carcinoma upon colonoscopy. These masses were later determined to be benign amebomas caused by invasive Entamoeba histolytica, which regressed completely with medical therapy. In Western countries, the occurrence of invasive ...
Lai Victor - - 2007
OBJECTIVES: A case is reported in which synovial sarcoma (SS) is arising within the infratemporal fossa. DESIGN AND SETTING: Case report and literature review from an academic tertiary referral practice. RESULTS: A 46-year-old white woman presented with a 1-month history of having paresthesias on the left side of her head. ...
Cohen Leeber - - 2007
The evaluation of the premenopausal ovarian mass with transvaginal ultrasound and color Doppler is reviewed.
Chang Chia-Che - - 2007
Acute airway obstruction caused by goiter hemorrhage is a rare but potentially life-threatening condition. We report a case of nodular goiter in which spontaneous rupture with active bleeding developed suddenly, presenting as a large neck mass with dyspnea. Sonographic examination revealed a large inhomogeneous soft tissue mass in the left ...
Kayias E H - - 2007
We report the rare case of a histologically proven mixed-type intramuscular haemangioma, adjacent to the periosteum of the radius, that caused a periosteal reaction. We also carried out a review of the literature relevant to this case. A 28-year-old male professional drummer presented with an 8-month history of pain and ...
Grossgold Erik T - - 2007
We present a case of scrotal lymphangioma in a 25-year-old man. The patient presented with scrotal swelling and an ultrasound scan demonstrating a complex extratesticular cystic mass around the left spermatic cord. He underwent excision of the mass, followed by orchiectomy for recurrence. This case was interesting for several reasons. ...
De Cecio Rossella - - 2008
In this paper we report the 1st case of a congenital intracranial mesenchymal chondrosarcoma in a 2-month-old infant, apparently present at birth. A magnetic resonance image showed a large left parietal solid mass, while microscopy revealed a mixture of undifferentiated small cells and mature hyaline cartilage islands, positive for vimentin, ...
Kobayashi Go - - 2007
BACKGROUND: To elucidate the correlation of autoimmune pancreatitis (AIP) and mass-forming pancreatitis, in which a localized mass is formed in the pancreas. METHODS: Nine cases of mass-forming pancreatitis were divided into two groups, one consisting of cases that met the histological diagnostic criteria for AIP by the Japan Pancreas Society ...
Bhattacharjee Abhinandan - - 2008
Frontoethmoidal encephalomeningocoele is a rare congenital disease in which an intracranial mass protrudes through a midline defect from the anterior cranial fossa into the facial skeleton. The condition affects patients in South East Asian countries, such as Thailand, Burma, Malaysia and Indonesia, with frequency of 1 in 5000. The pathogenesis ...
Varghese Renu G'Boy - - 2007
Calcifying fibrous pseudotumors of the testicular and paratesticular soft tissue are relatively rare. We would like to report the first documented case of calcifying fibrous pseudotumor of the tunica vaginalis in Indian medical literature. This is a case of a 55 year old male who presented with a painless scrotal ...
Negussie Dereje - - 2007
This report refers to a rare case of complete androgen insensitivity syndrome that had presented at the age of 35 years with complaint of abdominal mass, primary amenorrhea and infertility to Jimma University Hospital. A well-developed breast with absence of axillary and pubic hair was seen on examination. There was ...
Sivapathasundharam B - - 2007
We present a case of unicystic ameloblastoma of the posterior mandible in a 28 year-old female, histologically showing luminal and intramural plexiform epithelial proliferation with typical dentin in the connective tissue capsule. The characteristics of hard tissue formation in ameloblastomas reported in existing literature and the possible origin of the ...
Negahban Shahrzad - - 2007
BACKGROUND: Dirofilariasis due to Dirofilaria repens with viable microfilariae outside the worm have not been reported before. CASE: A 40-year-old truck driver from rural Shiraz, Iran, had a firm mass, 2.5 x 2.5 cm, at the dorsolateral aspect of the right forearm. Fine needle aspiration (FNA) was performed on 2 ...
Rowe Norman M - - 2007
BACKGROUND: Leiomyosarcoma (LMS) of the colon, rectum, and anus comprise less than 0.1% of all rectal malignancies with isolated leiomyosarcomas of the anal canal representing only eight reported cases. We report one more case and a review of the world literature. CASE REPORT: An 80-year-old male presented with a complaint ...
Watts Kathryn Annabelle - - 2007
Angiomyolipomas are benign mesenchymal tumors consisting of blood vessels, smooth muscle, and fat. These noninvasive lesions characteristically manifest in renal tissue but may arise less frequently in extrarenal locations including the mediastinum. Only 8 cases of mediastinal angiomyolipomas have been reported in the literature, 3 of which were reported in ...
Mortman Keith D - - 2007
Elastofibroma dorsi is a rare, benign lesion arising from connective tissue and usually found at the angle of the scapula. Surgical resection is often indicated in the presence of an enlarging mass or when malignancy can not be excluded. Herein we report our most recent case of elastofibroma dorsi and ...
Weston Stephanie - - 2007
A morbidly obese 57-year-old woman presented with dermatological complications of obesity including cellulitis and severe localized lymphoedema of the right leg. There were two large pedunculated masses on the right lateral thigh with early involvement of the left and overlying skin changes of chronic lymphoedema. Our patient's condition is clinically ...
Ozlugedik Samet - - 2007
In this report we present 2 cervical sympathetic chain schwannoma (CSCS) cases with different clinical presentations, one being a pulsatile neck mass associated with Horner's syndrome and the other being an asymptomatic neck mass. CSCS usually presents as an asymptomatic neck mass and atypical findings such as Horner's syndrome and/or ...
Cerullo Guido - - 2007
Presacral ganglioneuromas are so rare benign tumors that only 17 cases have been reported in the literature. They are abdominal masses growing slowly and differential diagnoses have to be considered. Surgical resection is important for definitive diagnosis because it represents the only therapeutic choice. Because of the benign nature of ...
Mahapatra Sitaram - - 2007
Although rhinsporidiosis caused by Rhinosporidium seeberi is known to mankind since hundred years, many aspects of this enigmatic disease have remained mysterious till date. Parotid duct as a site of involvement has rarely been reported. Our case interestingly presented with a cystic mass of left parotid duct accompanied by an ...
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