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Martin R W RW - - 1993
Giant cell hyalin angiopathy (GCHA) is an unusual histologic finding associated with inflammation. The lesion has previously only been reported intraorally and is usually preceded by trauma. We report the first case of cutaneous GCHA. The eosinophilic, amorphous material (so-called "hyalin") stained for light chain products, suggesting that their deposition ...
Espinós J J - - 1993
A seventy-seven-year-old patient presented with skin metastasis from endometrial adenocarcinoma in a laparotomy scar, seven months after surgery. On reviewing current literature, it was clear that this was an unusual site for metastasis. We review the possible pathologic mechanism of this recurrence, its prognosis, and treatment.
Devaraj L T - - 1993
Prostatic basal cell proliferations range from focal basal cell hyperplasia (BCH) to florid adenoid basal cell tumor (ABCT). We reviewed 36 cases of basal cell proliferation to evaluate the architectural and cytologic spectrum of these lesions and identified four distinct patterns by light microscopy: BCH, 12 cases, including two cases ...
Pai S A - - 1993
Heterotopic ossification in Adenocarcinomas of the colon is uncommon. The clinical presentation of these patients is similar to those without osseous metaplasia. Its importance lies in the fact that it may be misdiagnosed for a carcinosarcoma. Which has a poorer prognosis. These two cases are reported because of its rarity.
Silva M R - - 1993
Nine marrow allograft recipients who developed GVHD of the gastrointestinal tract accompanied by the passage of ropey necrotic material per rectum were studied. The material, resembling necrotic intestinal mucosa, was evaluated for the presence of epithelial cells using monoclonal antibodies for keratin and macrophages. Two keratins (AE1/AE3 and 34 beta ...
Segawa T - - 1993
We report a rare case of primary signet ring cell adenocarcinoma of the prostate in a 61-year-old male, who died of systemic lymphatic spread. Autopsy ruled out another primary signet ring cell adenocarcinoma outside the prostate. However, immunohistochemically, the tumor stained negatively for prostate-specific antigen. A review of the literature ...
Kramer C E - - 1993
This study compares the frequency of prominent nucleoli in low-grade adenocarcinoma with that of its frequent mimicker, adenosis. One hundred thirteen transurethral resection specimens of stage A purely low-grade adenocarcinoma (only Gleason score 1 or 2) were evaluated. Eighteen cases of adenosis were evaluated for comparison. Prominent nucleoli were defined ...
Edwards D F - - 1993
Plasma cell myelomas in horses have been reported infrequently. Data from 10 cases, 9 from the literature and 1 new case, are used to characterize the disease in the horse. Hot-blooded horses (7/10), specifically Quarter Horses (4/10), were most often affected. Median age at diagnosis was 11 years (range, 3 ...
Chen R D - - 1993
Cases of ovarian mucinous cystadenocarcinoma with mural nodules of anaplastic carcinoma are very rare. We report on such a case and review the literature. The mural nodules in our case were made up mainly of anaplastic spindle cells and numerous osteoclast-like giant cells. They resembled sarcoma or sarcoma-like mural nodules ...
Orlowska J - - 1993
We present here four patients with six granular cell tumors of the esophagus: all are women, 22, 38, 47, and 49 yr old. In three of them, single polyps were encountered. In the fourth, age 38, two lesions were found in 1982, and a new one, a satellite polyp, has ...
Halenda G - - 1993
We report a case of an atypical renal adenocarcinoma of the renal medulla associated with a marked desmoplastic response and interstitial mucin production. Collecting duct epithelium of the renal medulla throughout the kidney showed cytologic atypia. These features have been described by others as suggestive of a collecting duct histogenesis. ...
Parikh H K - - 1993
Primary adenocarcinoma of the esophagus is uncommon and the incidence in the middle third of the esophagus is rare, accounting for about 0.7%-1.5% of cases. Metastasis of carcinoma to the eye is a rare occurrence. We report here a case of primary adenocarcinoma of the middle third of the esophagus ...
Pamir M N - - 1993
Idiopathic giant cell granulomatous hypophysitis is a rare disorder of pituitary gland characterised by a chronic inflammatory process. It can also be an extremely rare cause of hyperprolactinaemia. In this paper, we present our experience with two cases of idiopathic giant cell granulomatous hypophysitis manifested by hyperprolactinaemia, and their neuroradiological ...
Gersbach P - - 1993
Giant cell arteritis may occasionally lead to vessel perforation without previous dissection. At the level of the ascending aorta, however, such an event has been reported only three times. We report a fourth case of impending rupture of the ascending aorta due to a small and isolated lesion of giant ...
Sodipo J - - 1993
The author recently treated a case of sickle-cell crisis as an emergency for pain relief using acupuncture because all other conventional therapies failed. The result was so effective, dramatic and encouraging that four other cases of genotype SS/SC were also treated. These cases are reported, (though small in number) to ...
Epstein J I - - 1992
Basal cell hyperplasia classically has been described as having bland cytologic features. During the past 2 years, we have seen 12 cases (11 in consultation) with atypical features that were confused with adenocarcinoma of the prostate. Eleven of these 12 cases contained prominent nucleoli mimicking carcinoma; in the 12th case, ...
Baruchel S - - 1992
We report a case of ischemic colitis with pseudomembrane formation in a 6 1/2-year-old boy with sickle cell disease that responded to medical management including exchange transfusion. This case was not associated with Clostridium difficile infection but with an elevation of serum levels of tumor necrosis factor alpha. This rare ...
Parikh H K - - 1992
Primary adenocarcinoma of the esophagus is uncommon and the incidence in the middle third is rare, accounting for about 0.7 percent to 1.5 percent. Metastasis of carcinoma to the eye is a rare occurrence. We report here a case of primary adenocarcinoma of the middle third of the esophagus with ...
Oka K - - 1992
Three cases of malignant histiocytosis were immunohistochemically studied. The cases included the following three patients: a 38-year-old man, a 44-year-old man, and a girl aged 5 years 9 months. All three patients died within 3 months of hospitalization. They had a high fever (temperature over 38.5 degrees C), lymph node ...
Ansari M Q - - 1992
A case of heterotopic bone formation in a primary rectal adenocarcinoma was recently observed in a 54-year-old woman. This unusual finding was present both in the diagnostic biopsy and in the subsequently resected bowel. Pertinent gross and microscopic features are presented. This report represents the twelfth case in the literature ...
Menke D M - - 1992
A morphometric and clinical analysis of 47 cases of angiofollicular lymph node hyperplasia (AFLH) demonstrated morphometric differences between plasma cell (28 cases) and hyaline vascular (19 cases) AFLH. Twenty-one AFLH cases were unicentric, and 26 cases were multicentric. Plasma cell types of AFLH, defined by standard morphologic and objective morphometric ...
Andrews T M - - 1992
Primary mucinous adenocarcinoma of the skin is a rare entity arising from eccrine sweat glands with a propensity for local recurrence and metastasis. This tumor has been widely reported in the ophthalmology literature, but not to our knowledge in the otolaryngology literature. A case of a 48-year-old man with a ...
Lhote F - - 1992
The clinical and pathological features of a patient with giant cell arteritis of the uterus and ovaries are described. A 61 year old woman had fever and weight loss over a period of eight months. A hysterectomy with bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy was performed for a large cystic ovarian mass. Histological examination ...
Levy R - - 1992
In the present study we investigated the cytokeratin (CK) polypeptide expression in gastric and colonic adenocarcinomas. A battery of monoclonal anti-cytokeratin-specific antibodies and anti-vimentin were used. While the majority of cases displayed simple epithelial characteristics, in three of 17 cases of gastric adenocarcinomas and in one of 20 cases of ...
Gaffey M J - - 1992
Ber-EP4 is a recently characterized monoclonal antibody directed against a cell surface glycoprotein that is putatively present on human epithelial cells but lacking on the mesothelium. To investigate the diagnostic efficacy of Ber-EP4 in distinguishing adenocarcinoma from mesothelioma, we studied formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded sections from well-documented cases of adenocarcinoma (120 cases), ...
Caruso R A - - 1992
A case of well-differentiated (intestinal type) adenocarcinoma of the stomach in a 73-year-old man is reported. The tumor contained Paneth-like cells as an integrated part, and their identity at the light microscopic level was confirmed by histochemical stains including an immunohistochemical stain for lysozyme. This case is unusual, since neoplastic ...
Ishibashi Y - - 1992
We herein report a rare case of papillary adenocarcinoma which occurred in the third portion of the duodenum. The patient was a 62-year-old Japanese male who was admitted due to vomiting and right lower abdominal pain. No abnormal findings were found in the laboratory examinations. After a diagnosis of primary ...
Mostofi R - - 1992
Low-grade papillary adenocarcinoma of minor salivary glands is rare and tends to occur in the palate. This tumor has distinct but rather deceptive histomorphologic features, which may cause erroneous diagnosis. An extensive English-language literature review revealed reports of 22 well-documented low-grade papillary adenocarcinomas. Six of these tumors (27%) recurred locally ...
Malik A K - - 1992
Histological features and mucin characteristics of 53 cases of periampullary carcinoma, a rare group of epithelial tumors is presented. The cases comprised of 17 resected specimens and 36 endoscopic biopsies. Jaundice was the commonest symptom. The mean tumor size was 2 cms diameter (1-6 cms). Forty cases were characterised as ...
Gilson T P - - 1992
A case of adenocarcinoma arising in an ileostomy of 39 years' duration is presented. The patient had undergone proctocolectomy in 1949 for familial adenomatous polyposis, with subsequent ileostomy in 1950, and presented in April 1989 with bleeding and a mass at the stoma site. Biopsy of the mass revealed adenocarcinoma. ...
McDaniel H L - - 1992
Lymphoproliferative disorders of granular lymphocytes (LDGLs) represent a family of diseases that are morphologically similar but diverse with regard to immunophenotype, function, and clonality. In this article, we report three informative cases and propose a modification of the current classification of LDGLs. Our first case is an example of natural ...
Sharma K K - - 1992
Congenital granular-cell myoblastoma is a rare jaw tumor presenting in the neonatal period. The differentiation between congenital epulis and granular cell myoblastoma is a controversial issue amongst pathologists. It is a benign swelling in which simple excision is the treatment of choice. Here we report two cases with a brief ...
Kusaka H - - 1992
Biopsy of the sural nerve in a 74-year-old man with chronic neuropathy demonstrated Schwann cells that possessed multiple cisterns of rough endoplasmic reticulum filled with 7- to 8-nm filaments and perinuclear cisterns that were markedly distended with fine granular substances and electron-dense globules. To our knowledge, this is the third ...
De Rosa G - - 1992
We investigated the clinicopathological findings in five cases of multicystic mesothelial proliferation (MMP). All masses consisted of multiloculated cysts attached to pelvic organs and sometimes growing into the upper abdominal cavity. The cystic spaces were lined by flattened or cuboidal cells. The stroma showed fibrosis, oedema and chronic inflammation. Immunohistochemistry ...
Claudy A L - - 1992
Two cases of serpentine supravenous hyperpigmentation developing in the area of fotemustine infusions are reported. Histological features showed an increased melanin synthesis and the presence of melanophages without focal degeneration of basal cells or dermal inflammatory infiltrate. Perls' strain was negative. Hypotheses concerning the mechanisms of increased melanin synthesis over ...
Hanna R M - - 1992
A case of the rare occurrence of conventional GCT in a rib is presented. Due to its radiological aggressivity, the possibility of a MGCT was entertained clinically, and preoperative chemotherapy and radiation therapy were given. The literature on giant cell tumors of the ribs is reviewed, and their distinction from ...
Hashimoto K - - 1991
Four cases of benign Langerhans cell histiocytosis limited to the skin were studied. In all three self-healing cases (cases 2, 3, and 4) many dense bodies, myelin bodies, and worm bodies were found. In one chronic case (case 1) none of these was identified. In all four cases, in addition ...
Kimura W - - 1991
Using sixteen cases (sixteen lesions) of endocrine tumor of the pancreas, found in 1,300 consecutive autopsy cases (661 men and 639 women; mean age, 79.0 years), we examined distribution patterns of pancreastatin (PST) in these endocrine tumors and in normal tissues around them, using immunohistochemical staining. In addition, the distribution ...
Polkey M I - - 1991
A patient with an oesophageal adenocarcinoma, recent onset of digital clubbing, and evidence of increased oestrogen synthesis is presented. In the discussion, some of the theories of the pathogenesis of clubbing are reviewed, together with previous reports of clubbing in gastro-oesophageal disorders. A possible unifying theory is proposed for our ...
Kusumoto H - - 1991
We treated a woman with simultaneous adenocarcinoma of the stomach and fourth portion of the duodenum. She complained of symptoms of obstruction in the duodenum, and both lesions were correctly diagnosed, preoperatively. Noncurative resection was done because of distant lymph node metastasis. The new adjuvant chemotherapy using THP-adriamycin and UFT ...
Sheehan M P - - 1991
We present a young man with the classical features of multisystem Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH), with emphasis on his disability and demonstrate his dramatic response to Etoposide when other treatments had clearly failed. We review the literature regarding oral and bone involvement in this disease and relate it to long ...
Kamada K - - 1991
The authors present a case of acute aggravation of subdural effusion associated with pachymeningitis carcinomatosa. Microscopic examination of a surgical specimen revealed diffuse involvement of the dura mater by a metastatic adenocarcinoma in which the tumor cells invaded venules located in the areolar layer in particular. The rapid increase in ...
Doski J J - - 1991
The case of a 10-year-old girl with plasma cell granuloma of the lung and an associated hypergammaglobulinemia is reported. A thoracotomy and biopsy were done. Total resection would have required a pneumonectomy. She was treated with an immunosuppressive course of prednisone, which resulted in a reversal of the infiltrative process ...
Tzeng C C - - 1991
Cytogenetic analyses were performed on a short-term culture of a primary tumor and an established cell line of gastric adenocarcinoma (SC-M1). The former case was near-diploid, and the latter was near-triploid. No common numerical and structural change or breakpoint was found in these cells. Review of the 13 cases of ...
Gaffey M J - - 1991
Clear cell tumors of the lung (CCTL) are rare neoplasms of uncertain differentiation. A previous study of eight CCTL demonstrated a lack of epithelial features, but their exact nature remained unknown. In the current study of nine CCTL, immunohistochemistry using preliminary enzymatic digestion showed strong reactivity with the antimelanocytic markers ...
Bastug D F - - 1991
Development of adenocarcinoma of the small bowel is rare. We present this report of a patient with a long-standing history of Crohn's disease who was found to have the 95th reported case of adenocarcinoma developed in the presence of Crohn's. The unique feature of this case is the finding of ...
Musio F - - 1991
Multiple, giant fibroadenomas are histologic and clinical variants of "juvenile" or "giant" fibroadenomas. These tumors are rare and occur mainly in adolescent and young adult black females. The individual lesions are well encapsulated with a histologic pattern primarily of the "juvenile" type, although cases of the "adult" type have been ...
Kanai Y - - 1991
A 7-year-old boy with giant cell fibroblastoma (GCF) of the skin and subcutaneous tissue of the right chest wall is described. To date, the histogenesis of GCF has not been clarified. The reason for the diversity of immunohistochemical data among various authors may be because the specimens studied were from ...
Huang S J - - 1991
Ataxia-telangiectasia (A-T) is an autosomal recessive, multisystem disease characterized clinically by the onset of progressive cerebellar ataxia at about one year of age, followed by the development of fan-shaped telangiectasia of bulbar conjunctiva, usually at four- to six-years of age; and frequent sinopulmonary infections. The outstanding pathological findings in the ...
Lee J Y - - 1991
Alopecia syphilitica (AS) may be "moth-eaten" or diffuse, clinically, and be confused with alopecia areata (AA) or other alopecias. The English language literature contains scant information regarding the histopathology of AS, and the resemblance between AS and AA has not been given adequate recognition. We report the histopathological findings of ...
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