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Arlinghaus, S. L.
Urban Mass Transportation Administration, Washington, D.C.
Mangrulkar Vaibhav H - - 2006
Digital papillary adenocarcinoma (DPAc) is a relatively rare neoplasm arising from the sweat glands with a predilection for the hand. A case of DPAc in the third finger at the level of the proximal phalanx in a 55-year-old male is presented. Our paper recommends specific consideration of DPAc in evaluating ...
Güvenç B Haluk - - 2006
BACKGROUND CONTEXT: The association of teratomas and spinal malformations such as spina bifida, partial sacral agenesis, hemivertebrae, and diastematomyelia has been described in the literature. Reported cases, however, are mainly presacral or sacrococcygeal with an extremely rare presentation of intradural extension. PURPOSE: A case of lumbar teratoma with an intradural ...
Sakamoto Akio - - 2006
Adventitial cystic disease (ACD), also known as cystic mucoid or myxomatous degeneration, is a rare vascular disease seen mainly in arteries. It is very unusual for these cystic masses to develop in a vein. We report the case of a 56-year-old woman with leg swelling caused by ACD arising in ...
Chadha Rajiv - - 2006
A rare case of a newborn girl presenting with a mass representing an aborted parasitic twin attached to the back in the midline over the lumbosacral region (parasitic rachipagus) is reported. Rudimentary digits were attached to the mass, and in one area, the overlying skin resembled scrotal skin. A depression ...
Hizli Fatih - - 2006
Brucellosis is a multiorgan infectious disease. The genitourinary system is affected in 2-20% of the cases and the most common form is orchitis. Rarely, patients may present with a testicular mass and it must be distinguished from malignant processes. We report brucellar orchitis, a rare cause of testicular mass, in ...
Ozkan Burak - - 2006
A case of 70 years old man with a slowly enlarging painful scrotal mass is herein reported. Computed tomography scan of the scrotum showed a homogenous and encapsulated mass, associated with the tunica albuginea. There was no evidence of any metastatic lesion(s). Orchidectomy was performed with high ligation of the ...
Tjalma W A A - - 2006
Abdominal apoplexy is defined as intraabdominal haemorrhage without an identifiable pathology. This life-threatening situation is hardly mentioned in the literature. The clinical tableau is non-specific. The onset can be with nausea, mild to severe abdominal pain, a palpable mass in the abdomen or flank and sings of hypovolemic shock. The ...
Upile Tahwinder - - 2006
A laryngocele is usually a cystic dilatation of the laryngeal saccule. The etiology behind its occurrence is still unclear, but congenital and acquired factors have been implicated in its development. We present a rare case of laryngocele occurring in a 77-year-old Caucasian woman. The patient presented with one month history ...
Low M - - 2005
CASE HISTORY: A 3-year-old female North Island robin (Petroica longipes) was found dead on Tiritiri Matangi Island during the breeding season. CLINICAL FINDINGS: The bird was in poor condition, and there was a 13 x 8 mm granulomatous mass in the thoracic cavity causing displacement of the heart and left ...
Louvet A - - 2005
A 10-year-old, neutered male Cairn terrier was examined after experiencing intermittent vomiting of several months' duration and sudden onset of acute depression. Abdominal ultrasound examination revealed an adrenal mass invading the suprarenal part of the caudal vena cava. The vascular invasion could not be corrected so en bloc ligation/excision of ...
Faller Gail G Division of Paediatrics, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand and Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital, Johannesburg, South Africa. - - 2005
We report an unusual presentation of polyarteritis nodosa in a 2-y-old child. The child presented with a mass of the left leg adjacent to the calf, and the biopsy showed polyarteritis nodosa. Further investigations confirmed systemic features, and X-rays showed a periosteal reaction. Childhood polyarteritis nodosa may present with a ...
Sethi Ashwani - - 2006
We report the case of an 8-year-old boy with a parotid mass diagnosed to be a leiomyosarcoma. Considering the unresectable extent of the mass, the patient was subjected to radiotherapy. The patient developed distant metastasis following the course of radiotherapy and was put on chemotherapy. The child was lost to ...
Gultekin M - - 2005
Primary ovarian fibrosarcomas are very rare tumors with great heterogeneity among reported cases. There are only a few reports of the subject in the literature, and along with the nature of the disease, diagnosis and treatment still remain to be established. In this report, we reviewed the cases published in ...
Chua J H Y - - 2005
INTRODUCTION: Fetus-in-fetu is an extremely rare condition in which a malformed fetus is found in the body of its twin. To our knowledge, fewer than 100 cases have been reported. Wide variations of presentation have been described, although its embryo-pathogenesis and differentiation from a teratoma have not been well established. ...
Ozdemir Huseyin - - 2005
Retroperitoneal cystic lymphangioma is a rare congenital malformation. The majority of lymphangiomas are present at birth and nearly all present before the age of two years. We report a case of giant cystic retroperitoneal lymphangioma in a patient who first presented with symptoms at the age of 7, underwent surgery, ...
Lundy Jonathan - - 2005
Ectopic liver is a rare entity discussed infrequently in the surgical literature. Liver ectopia develops due to rests of liver parenchyma retained at various intraperitoneal or intrathoracic locations during migration of the liver proper during embryologic development. It is usually found during exploration for other diagnoses, commonly diseases of the ...
Premalata C S - - 2005
Hepatic angiosarcoma (HAS) is an extremely rare liver tumor in children. We report a case of childhood HAS in a six year old girl who presented with acute abdominal pain and fever with a mass in epigastrium. Left hepatic lobectomy was performed with a clinical diagnosis of hepatoblastoma. Histopathological examination ...
Bronzino P - - 2005
Inflammatory myofibroblastic pseudotumors (IPM) are very rare tumor characterized by unpredictable clinical behaviour. They arise in soft tissues of almost every organ and the most common site is the lung. Over 200 cases of inflammatory myofibroblastic pseudotumor of the lung have been described in literature. Intra-abdominal IMP are very rare. ...
Zhu Lee-Ching - - 2005
Pancreatoblastoma is a rare tumor and has been reported only four times in the cytologic literature, three times in fine-needle aspiration (FNA) biopsy and once in an imprint of resected tumor. We are reporting the fourth case of FNA cytology with immunohistochemical and electron microscopic studies. The patient is a ...
Lynn-Macrae Alastair - - 2005
Chordomas are malignant, nonepithelial neoplasms derived from notochordal tissue. A primary chordoma of the nasal cavities and paranasal sinuses is extremely rare compared with clival chordomas, which often present as nasal masses after spreading anteriorly. Only a few cases of primary chordoma of the nasal cavities and paranasal sinuses have ...
Yassa Michael - - 2005
A 44-year-old male presented with a 3-week history of clumsiness and numbness of the left hemibody. CT scan and MRI revealed a 2 cm mass in the right hemisphere of the cerebellum. The patient underwent a sub-occipital craniotomy with gross total resection of the intra-parenchymal lesion. On pathology, the lesion ...
Ahmed Ishtiaq M - - 2005
We report the case of a 66-year-old man who presented with a prodromal type illness and pre-sternal swelling after having coronary artery bypass grafts 4 years earlier. Computed tomography showed that the mass had a retrosternal extension, to join a collection anterior to the right ventricle. Candida famata was isolated ...
Matsumoto Isshin - - 2005
Unlike calcification, ossification is infrequent in the rotator cuff. We describe the clinical, radiographic, and pathologic findings in 64-year-old man with an ossified mass arising from a calcified portion of the rotator cuff tendon within the subacromial bursa. Mechanical stress and ischemic events are possible causes of cartilage formation followed ...
Redman Rachel - - 2005
Adenomyoma is a benign tumor composed of smooth muscle and benign endometrium. These tumors typically originate within the uterus. An extrauterine adenomyoma is a rare entity. We report a uterine-like mass consistent with an extrauterine adenomyoma presenting 22 years following a total abdominal hysterectomy and bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy. The mass was ...
Johns Imogen - - 2005
Hemangiosarcoma is a rare neoplasm of horses and hemangiosarcoma in young horses might behave differently than in mature horses. The purpose of this study was to identify the characteristics of hemangiosarcoma occurring in horses < or = 3 years of age. Medical records from 1982 to 2004 were searched for ...
Paul T Roshni - - 2005
Extramedullary myeloid cell tumours are rare clinical entities, which often pose diagnostic problems. From the pathology record files of Nizam's Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad, 16 cases of EMCTs were traced, over a period of 14 years. The clinical details, follow-up were noted and morphology re-evaluated, and immunohistochemistry with LCA ...
Börcek Alp Ozgün - - 2005
Myelomeningocele presenting as a retromediastinal mass originating from the midline defect through the fused T-4, T-5, and T-6 VBs is described. An 11-year-old boy with a completely normal systemic and neurological examination suffering pulmonary problems such as effort dyspnea and severe kyphosis was evaluated and an anterior thoracic myelomeningocele was ...
Chintrakarn Chalermchai - - 2005
An 18 year-old woman presented with massive cervical lymphadenopathy. She also had bilateral parotid gland enlargement, and later upper airway obstruction from subglottic mass compression. Surgical excision of lymph nodes and bilateral total parotidectomy with facial nerve preservation were selected. Direct laryngoscopy and CO2 laser excision were used to remove ...
Huguet Kevin L - - 2005
Carcinosarcoma of the gallbladder is a rare malignancy characterized by both malignant epithelial and mesenchymal components. The clinical behavior of this tumor is extremely aggressive. Only 26 cases have been reported in the world literature to date. We report the case of a 64-year-old woman who had fever associated with ...
Bruschini Homero - - 2006
We report a case of paraurethral leiomyoma in a female patient, in which the first symptoms were dysuria and sensation of incomplete voiding. The physical examination revealed a mass in the anterior vaginal wall. The diagnosis was made through ultrasonography and pelvic MRI and confirmed by transvaginal ultrasound-guided needle biopsy. ...
Katara, Avinash N.
Inflammatory pseudotumour (inflammatory myofibroblastoma, plasma cell granuloma) is a rare benign lesion in adults and children. It frequently simulates a true neoplasm both clinically and morphologically, presenting a diagnostic and therapeutic dilemma. We herein report a case of a 16 year old girl who presented with pyrexia of unknown origin ...
Kwon In Ho - - 2005
A 32-year-old woman presented at our clinic with a moderately soft, nontender, subcutaneous mass in the left temporal region and white hairs overlying the swelling. The lesion was surgically excised, and there was no recurrence at one year postoperatively. On histological examination, the hair follicles overlying the subcutaneous mass were ...
Young Jason P - - 2005
A rare case of meningioma associated with both intratumoral and peritumoral abscess formation occurred in a 38-year-old man presenting with signs and symptoms of elevated intracranial pressure, intracranial infection, and right temporal pole mass lesion. The mass lesion was totally removed, revealing a meningioma. Group B streptococcus and peptostreptococcus were ...
Bilska-Wolak Anna O - - 2005
RATIONALE AND OBJECTIVES: The purpose of this study was to validate the performance of a previously developed computer aid for breast mass classification for mammography on a new, independent database of cases not used for algorithm development. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A computer aid (classifier) based on the likelihood ratio (LRb) ...
Cocco Amy E - - 2005
Xanthogranulomatous tissue reaction is an uncommon but well-documented process that occurs at many sites in the body. It is most often recognized in the kidney and gallbladder, where its etiology is believed to involve an outflow obstruction. We report the case of a man with a parotid mass that exhibited ...
Patrocínio José Antônio - - 2005
"Juvenile" nasopharyngeal angiofibroma is a locally aggressive, yet histologically benign, vascular neoplasm. This neoplasm accounts for less than 0.5% of neoplasms of the head and neck and occurs almost exclusively in adolescent males. We report a rare case of a 64-year-old woman with a red lobulated mass in the right ...
Xuan Le Thi le - - 2005
A 40 year-old woman living in Gialai, Kontum, Vietnam, developed a red solid mass in the epigastric region. From ultrasound investigation, liver abscess and myositis of the intercostal muscle was diagnosed. Two weeks after treatment with antibiotics, the mass disappeared, but a migratory track developed in the right upper quadrant ...
Liess Benjamin D - - 2005
Adult extracardiac rhabdomyoma is an uncommon primary tumor of striated muscle origin that almost exclusively presents in the head and neck region. The occurrence of multifocality is a rare manifestation of this unusual lesion. In this study, we report a rare case of multifocal adult extracardiac rhabdomyoma in a patient ...
Salman Mehmet Coskun - - 2005
A 56-year-old post-menopausal woman presented with abdominal swelling and shortness of breath. An evaluation of abdomen and pelvis showed ascites and a solid mass. Serum CA-125 level was elevated (509 IU/ml). A computerized tomography-angiography was performed since the pulses of upper extremities could not be palpated. The patient was diagnosed ...
Kimura Junji - - 2005
Red algae are well known as a source of halogenated monoterpenes such as derivatives of ochtodene. From Carpopeltis crispata, we have isolated four new ochtodene derivatives: dibromodichloro-, dibromochloro-, and bromodichlorocyclomonoterpenes. The structures of these monoterpenes were confirmed by NMR and mass spectroscopy and compared with spectral data in the literature.
Leva Ernesto - - 2005
Large fetal neck masses can present a major challenge to securing an airway at birth, with associated risks of hypoxia, brain injury, and death. The authors report a case of a giant neck mass, diagnosed in a fetus of 28 weeks, treated through ex utero intrapartum treatment procedure to assist ...
Ergen F Bilge - - 2005
A 33-year-old woman with cysticercosis presenting as a solitary tumor between the adductor muscle groups of the thigh is reported. Although such solitary soft tissue cysticercosis is rare and there are no sporadic reports in the literature with an intermuscular presentation, the typical appearance of the larvae within the mass ...
Li Gong-Hui - - 2005
A large stone with 8.7 cm multiply 7.2 cm multiply 6.5 cm in size and 420 g in weight dropped down spontaneously from a 93-year-old man's scrotum, who had suffered from left intrascrotal mass and pain for more than 20 years. The component of the stone was magnesium ammonium phosphate. ...
Bandyopadhyay D - - 2005
We report two patients with adenocarcinoma of the body and tail of the pancreas who presented with features localized to the metastatic sites. A 67-year-old gentleman presented with right groin mass due to spermatic cord metastasis and later developed duodenal obstruction; the other gentleman was 69 years old and presented ...
Rath T J - - 2005
Subependymomas are benign intraventricular tumors with an indolent growth pattern, which are usually asymptomatic, and most commonly occur in the fourth and lateral ventricles. When symptomatic, subependymomas often obstruct critical portions of the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) pathway, causing hydrocephalus, and range from 3 cm to 5 cm in size. We ...
Chon Soon-Ho - - 2005
Calcifying fibrous pseudotumor (CFP) is a relatively rare benign mass lesion that generally involves the soft tissues. We report a case of CFP occurring in an extremely rare location. The patient is a 34-year-old woman presenting symptoms of numbness of her right upper extremity caused by a CFP in her ...
Soumaoro Labile Togba - - 2005
Reported cases of intrapancreatic schwannomas have recently increased in the literature. However, none of these cases were diagnosed clearly as schwannoma preoperatively. We herein describe the clinicopathologic findings of a solitary benign schwannoma occurring in the head of the pancreas. Additionally, the differential diagnosis versus other cystic- and solid-appearing pancreatic ...
Gulati Yash - - 2005
A case of histopathologically proven extraskeletal osteochondroma of the thigh is presented along with its radiographic, CT and MRI findings. This is the first such case reported, to the best of our knowledge. The diagnosis of extraskeletal osteochondroma should be considered when a discrete ossified mass is localised in the ...
Chew Ben H - - 2005
There are less than 100 cases of retroperitoneal schwannoma reported in the world literature. These are differentiated from gastrointestinal schwannomas found in the gastrointestinal tract. A case of a rare retroperitoneal gastrointestinal schwannoma presenting as a perinephric tumor is described. Treatment of such masses is local excision and final diagnosis ...
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