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Hinckley Mary D - - 2003
BACKGROUND: Uterus didelphys with obstructed hemivagina presents with a pelvic mass often inappropriately approached by laparotomy. CASE: An adolescent female was evaluated for dysmenorrhea, a pelvic mass and a double uterus. Transvaginal resection of the oblique vaginal septum was performed, with relief of symptoms and subsequent conception. CONCLUSION: This entity ...
Thambidorai C R - - 2003
PURPOSE: Currarino triad, which comprises anorectal stenosis, anterior sacral defect, and a presacral mass, is an uncommon cause of constipation in children and adults. The presacral mass in this triad is most often caused by an anterior sacral meningocele, a teratoma, or an enterogenous cyst, but rarely may be caused ...
Ide F - - 2003
We report here a case of subpontic cartilagenous hyperplasia of the lower first molar of a 65-year-old woman. A sessile mass of calcifying hyaline cartilage firmly attached to the alveolar ridge was found below the pontic of a fixed partial denture. This is a novel type of reactive cartilagenous metaplasia ...
Akpolat Nusret - - 2003
Ependymomas, the common glial tumors of the spinal cord, occur occasionally outside the central nervous system and are called extraspinal ependymomas (ESE). ESE, which are clinically confused with other sacrococcygeal tumors, are rarely seen and found primarily in the sacrococcygeal region during childhood. We report a case of a seven-year-old ...
Sesti Francesco - - 2004
A 32-year-old multiparous woman was seen for a history of dyspareunia and vaginal pain. She presented with two firm masses on the lower-medium left lateral wall of the vagina. Transvaginal ultrasonography showed two spherical smooth-walled masses, respectively of 33 and 35 mm in diameter. A transvaginal approach was used to ...
Williams M D - - 2003
Castleman's disease, or angiofollicular lymphoid hyperplasia, is a rare lymphoproliferative disorder of unknown etiology. We present the case of an 18-year-old woman who was admitted with symptoms of fatigue, weakness, early satiety, and weight gain. A subhepatic mass anterior to the pancreas was discovered on ultrasound. After being treated via ...
Ha Kee-Yong - - 2003
STUDY DESIGN: A case report and review of the literature. OBJECTIVES: To present a case of chronic inflammatory epidural granuloma formed after acupuncture. SUMMARY OF THE BACKGROUND DATA: A number of cases of complications resulting from acupuncture have been reported, including acute infection, hemorrhage, and direct injury to internal organs ...
Hosaka Naoki - - 2003
We report a rare autopsy case of secondary gastrointestinal amyloid A (AA) amyloidosis associated with idiopathic retroperitoneal fibrosis (IRF) in a 67-year-old woman. Masses were identified around the aorta and inferior vena cava in her abdomen. Histologically, plasma cell infiltration was observed within fibrotic areas. Because no specific cause for ...
Tan Carol - - 2003
A 5-month-old girl presented with upper airway obstruction and was found to have a mediastinal mass compressing the trachea. She successfully underwent resection of this mass, later confirmed to be a juvenile haemangioma. This case highlights mediastinal haemangiomas in the paediatric population as a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge, and the ...
Mohanty S - - 2003
Glial heterotopia or the occurrence of isolated non-teratomatous extracranial glial tissue is rare. We report a neonate with extensive extranasal glial heterotopia involving the left buccopharyngeal region, palate and base of the skull and presenting with respiratory distress and a bleeding oral mass. A staged operative approach was adopted to ...
Simsek T - - 2003
A pericardial cystic mass is a rare congenital anomaly and may be mistaken for other pericardial and pleural masses. A 31-year-old pregnant woman at 38 weeks of gestation presented with fetal pericardial cyst and fetal tachycardia, which were confirmed by transthoracal echocardiography after delivery. Tachycardia did not persist after delivery. ...
La Spina M - - 2003
We present a case of a 14-year-old girl with a 3-week history of severe progressive headache and intermittent vomiting. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) revealed a large intensely enhancing mass, which seemed to arise from the right side of the cerebral fossa with implant base in the inferior face of the ...
Fukawa Tomoya - - 2003
A unique case of carcinosarcoma of the prostate detected in a 71-year-old man is presented. Pelvic exenteration was performed, and the resected prostatic mass was found to consist of two histologically distinct elements; adenocarcinoma and sarcoma with focal osteosarcomatous element. The patient is still alive with neither metastasis nor recurrence. ...
Kroppenstedt Stefan Nikolaus - - 2003
BACKGROUND: Choroid plexus papillomas (CPPs) are rare intracranial neoplasms, especially in the third ventricle. We report a patient with a posterior third ventricular CPP extending into the pineal that radiographically and clinically presented as a pineal region lesion. CASE DESCRIPTION: In a 51-year-old female with headache and upward gaze impairment ...
Majeed S Kamran - - 2003
We report two cases of amoeboma of caecum. The patients were initially diagnosed with acute appendicitis but a large cecal mass was found on surgery, giving the gross impression of tumor, Ileocaecal tuberculosis or Crohn's disease necessitating right hemicolectomy. On histopathological examination, the mass was found to be 'Amoeboma'. Mode ...
Filik Levent - - 2003
We present a 78-yr-old man with appendicular metastases from pancreatic adenocarcinoma. Barium enema X-ray showed incomplete filling of a distended appendix in a patient with abdominal discomfort. Colonoscopic evaluation revealed firm nodules in appendicular orifice. Histopathological examination of the nodule in the appendix revealed a metastatic adenocarcinoma. Abdominal computed tomography ...
Menger D J - - 2003
We present a 50-year-old male with Pneumocystis carinii infection involving the middle ear and the external auditory canal as the first manifestation of a previously unknown HIV infection. In case of therapy-resistant otitis with a polypoid mass in the external auditory canal histological evaluation should be considered to rule out ...
Marcotte M - - 2003
In Lepidoptera, a number of humoral and neural cues are involved in post-mating pheromonostasis, including the presence of sperm in the spermatheca. However, as there are two types of sperm, apyrene and eupyrene, they may play different roles in pheromonostasis, an aspect not considered in previous studies. As a first ...
Varras M - - 2003
Leiomyomas of the uterine cervix are uncommon. Cervical leiomyomas in non-pregnant women rarely are of clinical significance and their complications include pressure effects on the bladder or urethra, degenerative phenomema and menorrhagia. We present a case of 46-year-old female, gravida 2, para 1 who was presented in the gynaecological emergency ...
Tse G M K - - 2002
To review 25 cases of breast hamartoma and discuss the pathological criteria, and the usefulness of imaging modalities, fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC), and needle core biopsy in the diagnosis. The hamartomas were assessed for interlobular fibrotic stroma, stromal adipose tissue content, pseudo-angiomatous stromal hyperplasia, and epithelial changes (hyperplasia, adenosis ...
Takahashi Masahiro - - 2002
Primary localized amyloidosis of the mesopharynx is rare. We present the case of a 12-year-old girl; as far as we are aware, our case is the third pediatric case in the English literature. Her chief complaint was a pharyngeal mass identified by the health examination at primary school. Physical examination ...
Chiewchanvit Siri - - 2002
OBJECTIVE: To review documented entomophthoromycosis patients at Maharaj Nakorn Chiang Mai Hospital from 1985 to 2001. MATERIAL AND METHOD: A retrospective review was performed at Maharaj Nakorn Chiang Mai Hospital from 1985 to 2001. Eight cases of entomophthoromycosis were found between 1988 and 1993, with five patients diagnosed as subcutaneous ...
Muttarak M - - 2002
The clinical and mammographic findings of 10 patients with pathologically proven tuberculous axillary lymphadenitis were reviewed. The cases were identified from 10 173 mammograms performed over 6 years at Maharaj Nakorn Chiang Mai University Hospital. The 10 patients were aged 31-65 years. All cases were initially diagnosed to have breast ...
Pharr Jennifer R - - 2002
The crista terminalis is a fibromuscular ridge formed by the junction of the sinus venosus and primitive right atrium. In these case reports, transthoracic echocardiography suggested the presence of a right atrial mass. However, subsequent transesophageal echocardiography revealed that the "right atrial mass" was actually a prominent crista terminalis. An ...
Marwah Nisha - - 2002
A rare case of Castleman's disease of retroperitoneum is reported. The patient was an operated case of serous papillary carcinoma ovary. She was found to have an abdominal mass during follow-up. The mass was considered to be metastatic in origin and was resected. Histologically, it was diagnosed as a case ...
Davidorf Frederick H - - 2002
PURPOSE: To report a case of an adult with a ciliary body mass diagnosed as a medulloepithelioma by fine-needle aspiration, confirmed by tissue biopsy, and successfully treated with brachytherapy. DESIGN: Interventional case report. METHODS: A 23-year-old white woman presented with a large mass originating in the ciliary body of the ...
Wacrenier Agnes - - 2002
Heterotopic gastrointestinal mucosa is rare in head and neck area. Most cases are described in oral cavity especially in the floor of the mouth. We present herein the case of an 8-month old infant with a tumor-like mass in the cavum which consisted of an heterotopic gastric mucosa. This case ...
Jun Byung-Yoon - - 2002
STUDY DESIGN: A rare case of retro-odontoid pseudotumor combined with diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis is presented. OBJECTIVE: To discuss the pathomechanism of retro-odontoid pseudotumor in diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA: Reports describing craniovertebral manifestations of diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis are quite rare. Only two cases of an ...
Kannangara Siri - - 2002
A 50-year-old man with psoriatic arthropathy was examined for a painful mass in the left cubital fossa. The clinical findings indicated a tumor or infection. Computed tomographic scanning and bone scintigraphy also raised the possibility of a malignant lesion. Surgical exploration revealed that the mass was a chronically inflamed bicipitoradial ...
Ameh E A - - 2002
A 6-year old girl presented with a painless, progressive abdominal mass for 4 weeks without alteration in bowel habits. Physical examination showed a non-tender, irregular and mobile abdominal mass. Abdominal ultrasonography was unable to define the exact origin of the mass. An ileal tumour was found at laparotomy necessitating resection ...
Matusik Janusz - - 2002
Nodular fasciitis (NF) appears typically as a rapidly growing solitary mass which is most commonly located on the extremities, followed by the trunk and then the head and neck. NF is often suitable for fine needle aspiration (FNA), but few reports of NF diagnosed cytologically have been published. The purpose ...
Bhalla Rajiv K - - 2002
We present the case of a 42-year-old male who presented with a hot, tender swelling in the left supraclavicular fossa. He was pyrexial on presentation with a mildly elevated leucocyte count of 12.4x10(9)/l. Clinical examination, including full ear, nose and throat assessment, proved unremarkable. The medical history revealed that 2 ...
Pierre S - - 2002
AIM: The purpose of this case report is to document an occurrence of spontaneous resolution of idiopathic retroperitoneal fibrosis and to review the investigation and management of this unusual condition. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A detailed case summary of a patient with retroperitoneal fibrosis is presented. Current citations in Index medicus ...
Jung Woon-Yong - - 2002
Two uterine adenomyomas with unusual features are presented. Case 1 was a 43-year-old woman who had a 1-year history of menorrhagia and dysmenorrhea. The uterus showed a 3-cm-sized mass attached to the posterior wall of the lower uterine segment. On section, there was a well-circumscribed, submucosal cystic mass with a ...
Traubici Jeffrey - - 2002
Cystic mesenteric lymphatic malformations are uncommon abdominal masses, which can cause abdominal signs and symptoms for a wide variety of reasons. Symptoms owing to volvulus are uncommon and have not been illustrated previously in the radiology literature. We present two cases to illustrate volvulus as a complication of mesenteric lymphatic ...
Nezhat Farr - - 2002
BACKGROUND: Ovarian neoplasms, other than sex cord--stromal tumors, are rare causes of hyperandrogenism. Only two cases of primary mucinous carcinomas associated with virilization have been reported. CASE: A 50-year-old female was referred to our clinic with a large pelvic mass. On examination she had significant facial hirsutism, clitoromegaly, and male ...
Zenge Jeanne P - - 2002
During a routine physical exam, an 18-day-old male infant was noted to have persistent abdominal distention and prominent vascular markings over his abdominal wall. Laboratory studies were significant for an elevated alpha-fetoprotein level of 7051 ng/ml and mild anemia. Abdominal ultrasound and CT scan demonstrated a large, heterogeneous mass in ...
Badawi R A - - 2002
Schwannomas are benign, encapsulated nerve sheath cell neoplasms. Cervical sympathetic chain (CSC) schwannomas are rare, with less than 50 cited cases in the literature. CSC schwannomas may mimic a number of parapharyngeal masses. We report a rare variant, "ancient" schwannoma, which presented cytologically and radiologically as a thyroid mass. This ...
Singh Iqbal - - 2002
Primary urethral tuberculosis associated with a caruncle is an extremely rare entity and ours is the second such case to be reported. A middle-aged woman presented with symptoms of frequency dysuria syndrome for the last 2 years. Local examination and cystoscopy revealed localized parurethral induration, tenderness and a urethral caruncle ...
Friedrich M - - 2002
Massive ovarian edema is an unusual cause of ovarian enlargement in young patients. Venous end lymphatic obstruction producing edema is thought to be the reason for enlargement of the ovaries in most cases. We report the case of a 23-year-old woman with unilateral massive ovarian edema, findings on ultrasound imaging, ...
Yamaguchi Hirohiko - - 2002
A 36-year-old woman presented with a 10 mm diameter mass in the right breast. Since the mass persisted for 3 months after detection and mammary carcinoma was suspected based on ultrasonographic findings, the mass was resected. Histologically, the mass demonstrated proliferative margins and consisted of spindle cells with bland cytologic ...
Kaminishi Yuichiro - - 2002
We report a case of a 66-year-old female who presented exertional dyspnea and palpitation. Echocardiography, transesophageal echocardiography and computed tomography showed a right atrial cystic mass attached to the interatrial septum. The patient underwent successful excision of the mass. The histopathological findings confirmed the lesion as a cystic tumor of ...
Delbecque K - - 2002
We report herein the case of a Belgian 76-year-old woman who developed a hepatic tumour suspected to be a breast cancer metastasis. Radiological imaging and guided biopsies were not contributive. The patient underwent an explorative laparoscopy with frozen sections that did not provide further diagnosis, and an open left bisegmentectomy ...
Koren Rumelia - - 2002
A case of a periappendiceal actinomycosis, seen in an 83-year-old woman, clinically mimicking a right ovarian neoplasm penetrating the right colon, is presented. The patient's complaints led to the discovery of a right abdominal mass. Explorative laparotomy and right hemicolectomy were done. Histological examination revealed periappendiceal actinomycotic abscesses. We discuss ...
Iglesias A - - 2002
Two cases of idiopathic tumoral calcinosis presenting as an extradural mass are reported. There are few reports in the literature of this pathological process presenting as extradural masses, so both cases represent very unusual locations for tumoral calcinosis. Magnetic resonance imaging features and pathological correlation of these two cases are ...
Terasaki H - - 2001
BACKGROUND: Acquired neoplasms arising from the nonpigmented ciliary epithelium (NPCE) are much less common than uveal melanocytic proliferations. We report two cases of acquired neoplasms arising from the NPCE with immunohistochemical findings. METHODS: Case reports. RESULTS AND CONCLUSIONS: Patient 1 was a 39-year-old man who presented with a pigmented mass ...
Isaacs R - - 2001
Six cases of mycotic infectation of the brain are presented. All the patients were in the age group ranging from 18 years to 38 years. the duration of clinical symptoms varied from 6 days to 7 months. Computerized tomographic visualization of brain revealed a mass lesion in all. Operative findings ...
Suemitsu R - - 2001
A 64-year old woman presented with an asymptomatic occlusion of the intermediate bronchus associated with a peripheral mass occupying the entire middle and lower lobes. As malignancy was suspected, inferior bilobectomy was done. There was a complete atelectasis of both lobes, with massive parenchymal necrosis. Pathological examinations suggested a tuberculous ...
De la Ossa M - - 2001
Aggressive angiomyxoma (AAM) is a rare, locally infiltrative tumor that occurs almost exclusively in the pelvic and perineal regions of women of childbearing age. We report the unusual case of a 26-year-old man with an AAM presenting as a slowly enlarging scrotal mass. Gray-scale scrotal sonography demonstrated a well-demarcated, hypoechoic, ...
González-Lois C - - 2001
Para-articular chondroma is a rare tumor that has been reported in only 30 cases adjacent to large joints in the Anglo-Saxon literature. We report three new cases of this entity, describe its clinical, radiological and pathological features, and review the previous literature. Para-articular chondromas have an insidious clinical presentation and ...
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