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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 ...
Zannoni Gian Franco - - 2007
OBJECTIVE: To report on a patient with endomyometrioma with atypias and to review the literature. DESIGN: Case report and literature review. SETTING: Clinical and pathologic. PATIENT(S): A 33-year-old nulliparous woman with right flank pain and infertility. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURE(S): Accuracy of diagnosis, hypotheses on endomyometrioma pathogenesis. RESULT(S): A 33-year-old woman ...
Kacar Sabite S Gastroenterology Department, Türkiye Yüksek Ihtisas Hospital, Ankara, - - 2007
Angiolipoma is a rare vascular variant of the benign lipomatous tumors and is generally seen in subcutaneous tissues. We report a 70-year-old female with abdominal distension not related to rectal small polypoid mass with peduncule described as angiolipoma by histologically, and review the literature.
Knüsel R - - 2007
This report documents 2 cases of branchioblastomas in koi carp (Cyprinus carpio). Macroscopically, both cases were characterized by well-demarcated, pale red nodular masses located at the left first branchial arch and the right pseudobranch, respectively. Histologically, the neoplasias were composed of blast-like cells that differentiated into cartilage and branchial lamellae ...
Kebria M - - 2007
Lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM) is a rare progressive disease of unknown etiology that typically affects women of childbearing age. It is characterized by an abnormal proliferation of smooth muscle cells causing gradual obstruction of small airways, frequently resulting in respiratory failure and death. While LAM is predominantly a lung disorder, we report ...
Yang Jae Wook - - 2007
To present a case of ocular sparoganosis presenting as itching sensation. A 60-year-old woman presented for removal of an itchy subconjunctival mass in her left eye. Her ocular findings were normal, except for a subconjunctival mass (1.5 x 1.5 mm). A parasite excised from the subconjunctival mass was identified as ...
Daoud Faiez S - - 2007
Currarino triad is a rare congenital condition characterized by a sacral bony defect, presacral mass, and anorectal malformations. We describe an unusual case of complete Currarino triad in a 22-year-old female with sacral bony defect, anal stenosis, recto-vaginal fistula, and dual pathology meningocele and teratoma in the pre sacral mass ...
Verret D J - - 2007
BACKGROUND: Nodular hidradenocarcinoma (NHAC), an eccrine carcinoma, has been reported in the dermatology and pathology literature, but few references have been made in the otolaryngology literature even though the head and neck is a common site of occurrence. METHODS: A case report of a 37-year-old Hispanic man with a right-sided ...
Saidi H - - 2007
The causes of intra-abdominal masses associated with chronic abdominal pain range from the benign to malignant; common to bizarre and some raise major medical-legal issues. We present a case of a 40-year old African lady who presented with chronic right-sided abdominal pain with an associated mass on the right mid-abdomen. ...
Sakthivel Ashok - - 2007
We report the case of a 55-year-old male with a large left adrenal mass that conformed to the normal shape of the adrenal gland. Percutaneous biopsy revealed tuberculosis and, following anti-tuberculosis therapy, there was a >75% decrease in the size of the mass. In large tumefactions of the adrenal glands ...
Kanaan S - - 2007
Fibrovascular polyps of the esophagus are rare, with only 110 cases reported in the world literature to date. Dysphagia is the most common symptom. The diagnosis is usually made by barium swallow or upper endoscopy, but almost a third of cases can be missed with these studies. Treatment is surgical. ...
Hisagi Motoyuki - - 2007
Floating thrombus in the ascending aorta is an uncommon source of embolism. We report a case of a 61-year-old man who was admitted to our hospital for transient brain ischemic attack. Transesophageal echocardiography showed a floating mass on the sinotubular junction. We started anticoagulation therapy immediately and performed surgical removal ...
Botsios Dimitrios - - 2007
Adrenocortical oncocytomas are exceptionally rare. To our knowledge, only 23 cases have been reported in the world literature, most of which were benign and nonfunctioning. We report a case of adrenocortical oncocytoma diagnosed by pathological examination of an extirpated right adrenal mass in a young woman. We discuss this case ...
Early Sarah A - - 2007
We present a case of an asymptomatic right atrial mass detected on a screening ECHO. Pre-operative imaging and intraoperative frozen section suggested an atrial myxoma, but the extracardiac nature of the mass and its adherence to the right superior pulmonary vein and interatrial septum were inconsistent with this. Detailed histological ...
Doddihal Harsha - - 2007
A 7-year-old boy diagnosed with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) presented with clinical features of raised intracranial tension. A CT scan revealed an enhancing vermian mass extending on to the fourth ventricle, which was excised and reported to be medulloblastoma. The patient was treated with craniospinal radiotherapy but progressed after 6 ...
Rougemont Anne-Laure - - 2006
We report the case of an 18-month-old girl who came to medical attention with a left cervical mass. Surgical excision was performed 16 months later. Histology revealed a fibrous hamartoma of infancy. Follow-up has been uneventful, and no recurrence of the mass has been observed. Cytogenetic analysis showed a complex ...
Misthos Panagiotis - - 2006
Solitary mediastinal cystic lymphangioma is an extremely rare tumor-like abnormality of the lymphatic system, of congenital origin. From 1996 to 2003, 4 cases of solitary mediastinal cystic lymphangioma were managed in our department. The clinicopathologic characteristics were recorded and analyzed. The incidence proved to be 1.2% among all cases of ...
Colville Jane - - 2006
We report the case of a 39-year-old asymptomatic woman who presented for screening mammography. Mammography revealed a round, partially circumscribed, partially indistinct, noncalcified 4.5 cm mass in upper outer right breast. This vaguely palpable mass appeared as a well-circumscribed, oval, hyperechoic, parallel, septated mass on sonography. Ultrasound-guided core biopsy led ...
Cho Sang Hyoung - - 2006
A 62-year-old man visited the authors' clinic complaining of a mass on the palpebral conjunctiva of the right upper eyelid. The 2.0 cm x 1.2 cm sized, red and painless mass underwent incision and biopsy for histopathological examination. The mass was confirmed to be Kaposiform haemangioendothelioma characterized by densely packed ...
Yildiz Baris D - - 2008
Appendix is one of the most common organs harboring intra-abdominal pathologies both in acute and chronic settings. Appendiceal diseases in elderly population is hard to differentiate owing to the age related changes and wide spectrum of differential diagnosis. Even uncomplicated diseases of the appendix can have features mimicking a neoplasm. ...
Swaroop Duddi Sreehari Krishna - - 2006
Juvenile hyaline fibromatosis (JHF) is a rare, autosomal recessively inherited disorder characterized histologically by deposition of hyaline, collagen like substance aberrantly synthesized by the cells of the connective tissue and deposited within many organs, typically within the skin, gingiva, joints and bones. We report this rare case of Juvenile hyaline ...
McCallum Olivia J - - 2006
BACKGROUND: Rarely, excessively large, slow growing tumors are found to be malignant. One exception includes retroperitoneal tumors, which if considered a mass of pelvic origin, may be encountered by the gynecologic oncologist. CASE: A post-menopausal female was referred for evaluation of a huge mass thought to arise from the pelvis. ...
Miele Vincent J - - 2006
Intrathecal morphine infusions have historically been used in patients with short life expectancies. More recently, patients with pain from a benign source have benefited from this therapy. While use in this population has been well documented and found to be relatively safe, new complications are being encountered secondary to the ...
Singh N - - 2006
Phaeohyphomycosis is a disease caused by dematiaceous fungi. Here, the first culture-proven case of mediastinal mass due to Fonsecaea pedrosoi is reported. The patient was a 40-yr-old male who had presented with history of dyspnoea and dysphagia. Computed tomography of the chest disclosed a mediastinal mass. Cultures of a specimen ...
Saha Agni S - - 2006
A 3-year old boy with neurofibromatosis-1 presented with persistent respiratory symptoms and X-ray changes. High resolution computerised tomography (CT), bronchoscopy and spiral CT showed a mediastinal mass encasing and compressing the left main stem bronchus. Surgical removal and histology of the mass revealed a neurofibroma. Repeat scan six months post-surgery ...
Yu Jin J Department of Dermatology and Research Center of Medical Mycology, Peking University First Hospital, Beijing, PR - - 2006
Primary renal zygomycosis is a rare fungal infection, and only 45 cases have been reported in the literature. The major etiologic agents of the disease were Mucor spp., Rhizomucor spp., Rhizopus spp. and Absidia spp. Here we report a case of primary renal zygomycosis due to Rhizopus oryzae infection. The ...
Rosenberg Elli - - 2006
BACKGROUND: Neurofibromatosis type 1 is an autosomal dominant disease with high penetrance, affecting 1:3,000 pregnancies. Meningiomas and other benign central nervous system tumors, such as ependymomas, are common features. CASE: A patient with neurofibromatosis underwent cesarean section due to intrauterine growth restriction and nonreassuring fetal heart rate patterns. Examination of ...
Islam Md Nazarul - - 2006
A study was conducted to see the bacteriological profile in 172 cases of chronic dacryocystitis attending eye outpatients department of Midnapore Medical College and Hospital and NRS Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata. The patients underwent clinical examination of the eyes and lacrimal system, with particular attention to drainage system. The ...
Monoski Mara A - - 2006
We report a case of surgical correction of a scrotal arteriovenous malformation (AVM) that reversed severe oligospermia. A 31-year-old man was found to have virtual azoospermia and left scrotal swelling. The left scrotal mass was diagnosed as a varicocele, but the mass did not resolve after bilateral microsurgical varicocelectomies. Postoperative ...
Simons Mônica Elisabeth - - 2006
Rhinoscleroma is a chronic, granulomatous infection that most frequently affects the respiratory mucosa, especially the nasal cavity and eventually extending through the lower respiratory tract. The disease is endemic in some countries of Central America (El Salvador and Guatemala), Indonesia, India, Poland, Hungary, Russia and some African countries as well. ...
Pignataro Lorenzo - - 2006
Laryngeal chondrosarcomas are rare cartilaginous tumors that usually present with hoarseness, dyspnea and, occasionally, dysphagia and dysphonia. We report the case of a low-grade chondrosarcoma of the cricoid cartilage coexisting with a right thyroid nodule, which presented with homolateral vocal fold paralysis. After a precautionary tracheotomy the patient underwent a ...
Goff Alaina K - - 2006
An autopsy of a 72-year-old white male revealed a 30.5 x 5.1 cm vertically aligned heterotopic ossification just deep to a 30.5 cm midline abdominal scar. The ossified mass was determined to be a heterotopic ossification or myostitis ossificans (MO) traumatica resulting from an abdominal surgical incision during life. While, ...
Mondini Sara - - 2006
A patient (V.Z.) is described as being affected by progressive bilateral atrophy of the mesial temporal lobes resulting in semantic dementia. Vis-a-vis virtually nil recognition of even the most familiar faces (including those of her closest relatives) as well as of objects and animals, V.Z. could nevertheless consistently recognize and ...
Volkan Aydin M - - 2006
Amyloidoma is a nodular mass of amyloid with no evidence of generalized amyloidosis. Primary amyloidoma of the spine is very rare and has a predilection for the thoracic region. The tumor-like appearance and behavior make it difficult to diagnose on imaging studies. Despite its rarity and nonspecific radiologic findings, primary ...
Minagawa Tomonori - - 2006
A 39-year-old man had a 15-year history of an enlarging, firm, nontender mass on the right side of the scrotum after perineal trauma. Right high inguinal orchiectomy was performed, and the histopathological diagnosis was chronic hematocele. A 50-year-old man had a 2-year history of an enlarging, firm, nontender mass on ...
Kurtaran Hanifi - - 2006
Lobular capillary haemangioma (LCH) is a benign, vascular lesion of unknown origin. It usually affects skin and mucous membranes of the oral cavity. It rarely occurs in the nose. Microtrauma and hormonal factors are considered in the aetiology. The most frequently seen symptoms of nasal LCH are epistaxis and nasal ...
Basavaraj Anita - - 2006
A 22 years female who was diagnosed as having cholestseatoma of right ear was referred to us for medical fitness. On examination she incidentally had evidence of tuberous and tendon xanthomas. She was found to have hypercholesterolemia. On mastoid exploration a yellowish groomous mass was seen which was surrounded by ...
Jaffe R L - - 2006
We construct the most general nonlinear representation of chiral SU(2)LxSU(2)R broken down spontaneously to the isospin SU(2), on a pair of hadrons of same spin and isospin and opposite parity. We show that any such representation is equivalent, through a hadron field transformation, to two irreducible representations on two hadrons ...
Kamitani Takeshi - - 2006
The case of a 46-year-old woman with lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM) involving the supraclavicular, mediastinal, and pelvic lymph nodes in addition to the lungs is reported. Computed tomography incidentally revealed multiple thin-walled pulmonary cysts and low-attenuating masses in the supraclavicular, mediastinal, and retroperitoneal lymph nodes. A biopsy of the supraclavicular mass was ...
Shah Pallav J - - 2006
A substernal goitre is of clinical significance because its growth between the sternum anteriorly and vertebral bodies posteriorly leads to impingement on the surrounding structures and compressive symptoms. The incidence of substernal goitre is documented to vary between .02 and .5%. It accounts for 3-12% of mediastinal masses and is ...
Lath Chinar - - 2006
The purpose of our report is to illustrate an aggressive case of mesenteric fibromatosis in a 17-year-old girl with a ureteric fistula and to review imaging and pathological features, natural history and treatment options of this disease. Our patient underwent computed tomography that revealed a widespread intra-abdominal mass. The necrotic ...
Stanković Zoran B - - 2006
Benign ovarian neoplasms originating from epithelial tissue are common tumors in adult women. However, they are rarely seen in the pediatric population, especially in the first decade of life. We report a case of a 6-year-old, premenarchal girl, previously healthy, with frequent micturition lasting 3 days prior to the first ...
Bean, J. C.
Urban Mass Transportation Administration, Washington, D.C.
Arlinghaus, S. L.
Urban Mass Transportation Administration, Washington, D.C.
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