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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 ...
Sunagawa Hiroki - - 2005
We report the case of a 3-month-old male infant with small bowel intussusception caused by enteritis cystica profunda (ECP). The baby was admitted because he was refusing to feed, and was passing "red-currant jelly"-like stools. A palpable mass was identified, and abdominal ultrasonography showed a mass with a lumen and ...
Karaman Ayşe - - 2005
A 23-day-old girl presented with abdominal distension and vomiting. She had been previously operated on for esophageal atresia and tracheoesophageal fistula (EA/TEF) when she was 2 days old. An immediate laparotomy revealed an appendiceal mass caused by perforated appendicitis. The occurrence of appendicitis and an appendiceal mass is extremely rare ...
Giordano Giovanna - - 2005
BACKGROUND: Serous psammocarcinoma is a form of ovarian carcinoma, characterized by massive psammoma body formation, invasiveness, and low-grade cytological features. We reported a new bilateral case of serous psammocarcinoma. We also reviewed the literature in order to delineate clinical, pathological, and prognostic features of this rare neoplasm. CASE HISTORY: A ...
Yanai Toshihiro - - 2005
We report two rare cases of botryoid Wilms' tumor (BWT) occupying the renal collecting system with no macroscopic parenchymal mass. In case 1, a 3-year-old boy presented with a mass in the right flank, low-grade fever, abdominal pain, and macrohematuria. Radiology revealed an enlarged right kidney with a heterogeneous mass ...
Alivizatos Gerasimos - - 2005
We report a case of splenogonadal fusion masquerading as a testicular tumor and review the etiology, the pathogenesis and the management of this rare disease. A 20-year-old male patient presented with clinical and radiological findings of a left testicular mass for which he underwent a left radical inguinal orchidectomy. Histopathology ...
Harigopal Malini - - 2005
We report the case of a 19-month-old African American boy with a unilateral breast mass that developed shortly after birth. A sonogram confirmed the presence of a "fatty" breast mass. Microscopy of the subcutaneous mastectomy specimen revealed florid gynecomastia with marked ductal hyperplasia and focal lobular differentiation. This exceptional example ...
Katara AvinashN, Chandiramani VinodA, ...
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 ...
Christodoulou A - - 2004
The soleus accessory muscle is a rare anatomical variation. It usually appears as a soft tissue mass and may be mistaken for a tumour or an inflammatory lesion. The differential diagnoses include ganglion, lipoma, haemangioma, synovioma, and sarcoma. This is a report of such a muscle mass in the leg ...
Dickerman R D - - 2004
Case study on a 45-year-old female with progressive weakness and paresthesias in her lower extremities and a magnetic resonance image of an intramedullary mass at the level of C5-6 and a Klippel-Feil (KF) deformity ventral to the lesion. Present an interesting case of an intramedullary mass coexisting with a ventral ...
Gross Menachem - - 2005
Schwannomas are uncommon tumors of the external auditory canal. In the English literature, very few cases of schwannomas originating in the external auditory canal were reported. In this report, we described a 44-year-old patient who presented with external auditory canal mass which was managed by local excision. The clinical and ...
Casadei Riccardo - - 2004
Pancreatic masses could be malignant or benign. Among these latter inflammatory pseudotumor is an uncommon mass rarely located in the pancreas and it must be considered in differential diagnosis with pancreatic cancer. A case report and literature review of inflammatory pseudotumor were recognized to well known this rare pathology regarding ...
Thomas John E - - 2004
A case of asymptomatic right atrial cavernous hemangioma in a 50-year-old man is reported. With right atriotomy under total cardiopulmonary bypass, the right atrial mass was identified as arising from the noncoronary Sinus of Valsalva. The mass was successfully resected with the Sinus of Valsalva closed primarily. The patient is ...
Georgian-Smith Dianne - - 2004
OBJECTIVE: To determine the mammographic and sonographic findings of hamartomas that were not classic on imaging, how pathologists distinguish the hamartoma from benign breast tissue on core samples, and reasons for discrepancies between core and surgical biopsy. METHODS: A retrospective review of all image-recommended core biopsies between 1993 and 2001 ...
Filho João P Souza - - 2004
BACKGROUND: Oncocytoma is an uncommon, relatively benign tumor, composed of transformed epithelial cells of the ducts. We report a case of oncocytoma of the caruncle. METHODS: Case report. RESULTS: A 51-year-old woman with a 2 years history of a mass located in the caruncle of her right eye was presented. ...
Singh Shirley Sunder - - 2004
The authors describe two cases of primary fibrosarcoma of the ovary in 48 years and 66 years old women. Patients presented with abdominal masses associated with pain in the first case. USG and CT scan of the abdomen revealed ovarian tumours involving the left side in both cases . Both ...
Peretz Asaf - - 2004
Carcinoma within the thyroglossal duct (TGDCa) is a very rare pediatric tumor. This report presents the case of a 15-year-old girl with TGDCa, reviews the previously published pediatric cases of this tumor, and provides diagnostic and therapeutic considerations in TGDCa in children. Twenty one cases of TGDCa have been reported, ...
Yol Sinan - - 2004
Intussusception in adults is relatively rare. Here we report a 52-year-old man with an extensive colo-colonic intussusception caused by a polypoid mass in the ascending colon. The mass, which was 10 x 8 x 5 cm in size, had been palpated preoperatively and was suspected to be a sigmoid tumor. ...
Correa-Rivas María S - - 2004
We present the case of a 9 year old girl with history of progressive pneumatoceles and infection since she was 3 years old. A chest computerized tomography revealed a cystic lung mass. The patient was taken to surgery and a left lower lobe lobectomy was performed. The pathologic diagnosis was ...
Gülhan S S Erkmen - - 2004
Lipoblastoma is a rare benign tumor of adipose tissue seen almost always in infanthood and early childhood. It is typically located in the extremities and the trunk and less frequently in the head-neck region, mediastinum, and retroperitoneum. However, cases of pleural, thoracic wall, and pulmonary lipoblastoma have also been reported ...
Beaudoin S - - 2004
Fetus in fetu is an extremely rare condition defined by the presence of both axial skeleton and organoid formations in the parasitic mass. Besides some authors assuming that fetus in fetu and highly-differentiated teratomas are part of the same pathogenic spectrum, it has been emphasized that these criteria indicate a ...
Szyfelbein Katherine - - 2004
Phakomatous choristoma is a rare congenital hamartoma of lens tissue. It presents in newborns or young infants as a subcutaneous mass in the medial lower eyelid. We present a case of phakomatous choristoma recently identified among old consultation files at Children's Hospital in Boston. Our case illustrates unique histological features ...
Cho Ki Hong - - 2004
There have been many reports on various mechanical complications after shunt operations in children with hydrocephalus such as catheter fracture, obstruction, disconnection, dislocation and so on. However, there are no previous reports regarding subcutaneous mass formation due to cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) pseudocyst from direct puncture injury. The authors report with ...
Cyriac M J - - 2004
A 24-year-old female presented with a firm, hyperpigmented, and gradually enlarging, tender, solitary dermal nodule of non-traumatic origin over the right suprascapular region. The lesion was extending into the subcutaneous tissue. She was otherwise normal. There was no calcification on X-ray. Biopsy revealed numerous large pleomorphic fibroblasts in a mucoid ...
Ko Emily - - 2004
A rare benign condition of uncertain etiology and pathogenesis, Synovial Chondromatosis (SC) is most often seen intraarticularly in adults but only a handful of cases have been reported extraarticularly in children. Symptoms and physical signs consist of pain, swelling, and osteoarthritic changes related to a mass effect. Here we discuss ...
Torashima Yasuhiro - - 2004
Mesenteric lymphangioma is one of the least frequently encountered types of benign tumor. This case report concerns a 31-year-old pregnant woman with a mesenteric cystic lymphangioma in the ileum. The multiloculated cystic mass was noted near the uterus by CT before the patient became pregnant. After becoming pregnant, she was ...
Sharma Lalit M - - 2004
Solitary Extramedullary Plasmacytoma (EMP) is an uncommon neoplasm. When diagnosed, head and neck region is its most likely location. Rarely, it may occur in the retro-peritoneum. We report a 44 year old man with solitary extramedullary plasmacytoma in the retro peritoneum (RPEMP). The patient did not show response to three ...
Biswas Saumitra - - 2004
A 28 year old male presented with a 8 months history of chest pain, cough and breathlessness. CT scan revealed a large mass in right anterior mediastinum showing fat and soft tissue attenuation. Histopathology of the resected mass revealed a tumour showing extensive areas of mature fat and relatively less ...
Mannan Abul Ala Syed Rifat - - 2004
Infantile fibromatosis is an uncommon, usually cutaneous, nonmetastasizing but locally aggressive fibroblastic proliferation. Involvement of the sinonasal area is extremely uncommon, and only 5 cases have been previously reported. We report a new case, which occurred in a 2-year-old boy. The mass involved the nasal cavity and the paranasal sinuses ...
Hanna Dominique - - 2004
BACKGROUND: Elephantiasis is a well-known condition in dermatology usually affecting the legs and external genitalia. It is characterized by chronic inflammation and obstruction of the lymphatic channels and by hypertrophy of the skin and subcutaneous tissues. The etiology is either idiopathic or caused by a variety of conditions such as ...
Seven Huseyin - - 2004
Lymphangiomas are rare, congenital lesions of the lymphatic system, and about 90% of them are detected by the 2nd year of life. Although the head and neck region is the most common place of presentation, isolated laryngeal lymphangioma is extremely rare. A 37-year-old female patient presented with characteristic symptoms of ...
Hamlat Abderrahmane - - 2004
Epithelioid hemangioendothelioma (EHE) is an uncommon vascular neoplasm. Its intracranial occurrence is rare, and the literature review revealed only 23 cases (14 adults and 9 children). To our knowledge, this is the first case of EHE arising in the infundibular-hypothalamic region. A 53-year-old man presented with headaches and loss of ...
Ruoppi Pirkko - - 2004
Nodular fasciitis is a benign, rapidly growing proliferation of fibroblasts, which is histologically difficult to distinguish from neoplasms. In several reports, as many as half of all cases have been initially misdiagnosed as a fibrosarcoma or some other malignancy. Although the head and neck is a region of predilection in ...
Fesslova Vlasta - - 2004
OBJECTIVES: To analyse the data of fetal cases with rhabdomyomatosis, the growth of masses in utero, and the relative outcome. MATERIAL AND METHODS: Thirteen cases of cardiac/pericardial tumours with characteristics suggesting rhabdomyomatosis were found in our centre on fetal echocardiography, five before 24 wg (group A) and eight (group B) ...
Brand Ariane - - 2004
Fetus-in-fetu (FIF) is a rare congenital condition in which a vertebrate fetus is incorporated within its twin. The authors report the case of a newborn boy with prenatal ultrasonographic diagnosis of intraabdominal mass, provoking compression of the left kidney. Plain abdominal radiography, ultrasonography, and computer tomography showed a cystic mass ...
Mukhopadhyay Madhumita - - 2004
A full term newborn baby presented at the age of 2 days with a pedunculated mass arising from the mandibular gingiva and having difficulty in feeding. The mass was excised under general anaesthesia. Histopathology proved it to be a case of congenital epulis. The baby is doing well during follow-up ...
Mulleman Denis - - 2004
Localized primary amyloidosis is a disease characterized by a single tumor and localized amyloid deposit (amyloidoma) with no evidence of generalized amyloidosis. The occurrence of an amyloidoma in the spine is rare and only three cases affecting the axis have been previously reported. We describe the case of a 79-year-old ...
Larson R C - - 2004
Calcific myonecrosis is a rare and latent condition characterized by a dystrophic calcified lesion that can present 10-64 years following initial trauma. Of the 25 cases documented in English world literature, all have occurred in the lower extremity exclusively. We report a case of a 60-year-old man with a painless ...
Kalyvas Konstantinos D - - 2004
Paratesticular masses can pose difficult diagnostic and therapeutic problems to the physician. We report a rare case of paratesticular liposarcoma with the clinical symptomatology of an inguinal hernia. The treatment was surgical and included radical orchiectomy and wide excision of the tumor mass to the macroscopically healthy margins. The patient ...
Nelms Justin K - - 2004
Ganglioneuroma is a rare neoplasm arising from the sympathoadrenal neuroendocrine system and has anatomic distribution paralleling the sympathetic chain ganglia and the adrenal medulla. In some cases, ganglioneuroma is the end stage maturation of less-differentiated neoplasms such as neuroblastoma or ganglioneuroblastoma, but based on age at diagnosis (over 10 years ...
Gupta Harendra - - 2004
Tuberculosis of the kidney is quite a common disease and various forms of presentation are described. In most cases the disease results in atrophy, calcification or necrosis of parenchyma. The kidney is not generally palpable except occasionally in case of hydronephrosis; caused by upper ureteral structure. Renal tuberculosis presenting as ...
Dos Santos Alesse R - - 2004
We report the case of a patient with pain and an abdominal palpable mass whose tests showed a left pelvic kidney with a 1.5-cm stone in the renal pelvis. We describe the successful management through videolaparoscopy-guided percutaneous transperitoneal nephrolithotripsy, stressing that this method is a therapeutic option in such cases.
Kotoulas Christophoros - - 2004
We report an unusual case of superior vena cava syndrome (SVCS) caused by thoracic actinomycosis in a 35-year-old man. The patient presented with a mediastinal mass and the diagnosis was confirmed by a right exploratory thoracotomy. Treatment with penicillin for a 15-month period resulted in a reduction in the size ...
Caylakli Fatma - - 2004
The lingual tonsils, members of Waldeyer's ring, are often overlooked even in a thorough head and neck examination. A 39-year old man with one-year history of globus sensation was admitted to our clinic. In indirect laryngoscopic examination, symmetrical masses of lingual tonsillar tissue were detected, extending posteriorly from base of ...
Bektaş Devrim - - 2004
Diseases of the extracranial portion of the internal carotid artery (ICA) are rarely seen in the otolaryngology practice. We report two different pathologies of the ICA, which presented with otolaryngological symptoms. The first case was a 70-year-old woman with symptoms of chronic pharyngitis. On physical examination, a pulsatile mass at ...
Shah Ashok J - - 2003
Colostomy shift en masse is a novel technique in which the colostomy is shifted along with a rim of skin and abdominal wall tissue. This provides additional length of distal bowel if needed during pull-through anastomosis. We have treated three cases (two Hirschsprung's disease and one anorectal malformation) with colostomy ...
Coban A - - 2003
Actinomycosis is an anaerobic infection caused by actinomycetes, which are part of the normal flora in the intestinal, anal and genital tracts. Although the infection is often cured medically with appropriate antimicrobial therapy, diagnosis is usually made surgically. We report the case of a 41 year-old woman with intra-abdominal mass ...
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