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Mathew Mary - - 2006
Benign mucinous metaplasia of the prepuce is a rare and under recognized entity which can easily be mistaken for extramammary Paget's disease. It is characterized by the presence of benign mucin containing cells in the squamous epithelium. To the best of our knowledge only 6 such cases have been documented ...
McKillop Elisabeth - - 2006
A 69-year-old male presented with bilateral blurred vision, left periocular pain, and headache. Ocular examination revealed a right optic neuropathy and left anterior segment ischaemia. An elevated erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) and C-reactive protein (CRP) raised suspicion of giant cell arteritis (GCA), which was confirmed by temporal artery biopsy. Treatment ...
Pernas Francisco G - - 2006
OBJECTIVE: To discuss the role of laryngotracheal reconstruction (LTR) in granular cell tumor (GCT) and to highlight the importance and seriousness of GCT in pediatric airway cases. METHODS: A historical literature review was performed and a GCT case from the University of Miami Pediatric Otolaryngology Clinic is presented to highlight ...
McCluggage W Glenn - - 2006
Prostatic tissue has rarely been described in the lower female genital tract. We describe 6 cases of ectopic prostatic tissue: 5 involving the cervix and 1 the vagina. The latter is the first reported example of benign prostatic tissue in the vagina. The age of the patients ranged from 21 ...
Joos Z P - - 2006
Primary epididymal adenocarcinoma is a rare malignancy with fewer than 30 documented cases. We report a case of a 57-year-old patient with a paratesticular mass in the presence of retroperitoneal metastatic disease. Histology confirmed the presence of primary paratesticular adenocarcinoma. In this report we review the index case, the pertinent ...
Gogia A, Kakar A, ...
Vasculitis has been linked to several processes, like infections, drugs and allergic, rheumatologic and neoplastic diseases. Neoplasm-associated vasculitis described in the medical literature has mostly been reported in association with haemotological neoplasms. Adenocarcinoma of rectum presenting as leucocytoclastic vasculitis is rare. We present a case of a 43-year-old male with ...
Renshaw Andrew A - - 2006
CONTEXT: Characteristic cytologic features have been identified that distinguish cases that are consistently identified from those that are sometimes missed in the College of American Pathologists Gynecologic Cytology Program for a variety of different lesions and preparations. OBJECTIVES: To compare the cytologic features of cases of adenocarcinoma, not otherwise specified ...
Arida Muammar - - 2006
Clear cell acanthoma is a benign epidermal lesion with a variable clinical appearance and distinct histopathology features. Although, it is considered an entirely benign entity, few case reports describe unusual or atypical variants of clear cell acanthoma. We observed a case of a large clear cell acanthoma that also has ...
Güney M - - 2006
Benign cystic teratoma of the ovary (BCTO) is the most common ovarian germ cell tumor occurring predominantly in early adulthood. Malignant transformation of a BCTO is rare, with an incidence of 2%. Most benign cystic teratomas with malignant transformations are squamous cell carcinomas with just 6.8% being adenocarcinomas. We present ...
Mitra Arijit - - 2006
We report two cases of sudden loss of vision in the second eye, within a few hours of loss of vision in the first, in association with occult giant cell arteritis. Both cases presented with bilateral disc edema. The importance of starting steroid therapy to prevent sight- or life-threatening complications, ...
Hagiuda Jun - - 2006
Langerhans cell histiocytosis affects mainly young children and features an accumulation of CD1a+ dendritic Langerhans cells in the bone, skin, and other organs. A few cases of Langerhans cell histiocytosis on the penis have been reported in the literature. We present a case of Langerhans cell histiocytosis on the penis ...
Jung C S - - 2006
The incidence of diagnosed xanthogranuloma of the sellar region is very low [1, 2, 5, 6]. We report about two cases 1) in a 57-year-old female and 2) in a 5-year-old boy. In both cases radiographic findings revealed an inhomogeneous, contrast enhancing sellar lesion. Histopathology showed the typical features of ...
Akpo Emmanuel E - - 2005
Hydrocele [Greek: water--sac] is abnormal fluid collection within the tunica vaginalis of the scrotum or a patent tunica vaginalis. It is a relatively common condition in surgical practice. However, a giant hydrocele, here defined for clinical purposes, as a hydrocele equal to or bigger than the patient's head, is rare ...
Hartmann Arndt - - 2006
Nephrogenic metaplasia or nephrogenic adenoma of the urinary tract may present a diagnostic challenge in surgical pathology practice. Previous case reports suggest the possibility of nephrogenic metaplasia progressing to clear cell adenocarcinoma, but a malignant potential of nephrogenic metaplasia is generally not acknowledged. A case of a 70-year-old female patient ...
Macdonald R D - - 2006
BACKGROUND: Villoglandular adenocarcinoma (VGA) of the cervix is reported as a variant of a cervical adenocarcinoma with a good prognosis. CASES: We present two cases histologically reported as a villoglandular adenocarcinoma of the cervix that have recurred and progressed rapidly since initial treatment. External histopathological review suggested both had a ...
Shah Mona D - - 2005
Plasma cell granulomas are a rare form of idiopathic inflammatory pseudotumors often characterized by non-neoplastic proliferation of plasma cells, clinically mimicking a neoplastic process. Pseudotumors of the central nervous system, however, are exceptional and rare. The authors describe a 14-year-old girl with a mass lesion extending medially along the cavernous ...
Pherwani Anupama A - - 2005
This report describes a case of an orbital giant cell reparative granuloma in an 85-year-old woman. Giant cell reparative granulomas are fibro-osseous benign proliferations typically found in the jawbones and rarely in the orbital bones. All previously described cases in the orbit have been in younger patients, classically in the ...
Lee Hae-Woong - - 2005
Annular elastolytic giant cell granuloma (AEGCG) is a rare granulomatous skin disease of unknown origin that is characterized clinically by annular patches with erythematous borders and hypopigmented centers and histologically by loss of elastic fibers and elastophagocytosis. We report a case of AEGCG in an 8-month-old boy that was successfully ...
Asero Riccardo - - 2005
BACKGROUND: Short ragweed and giant ragweed pollen allergens are considered largely cross-reactive, and it is generally believed that 1 species is sufficient for skin testing and immunotherapy. However, in the area north of Milan (a zone widely invaded only by short ragweed), about 50% of patients submitted to injection specific ...
Oliai Bahram R - - 2005
Hodgkin's lymphoma (HL) associated with plasma cell neoplasia is extremely rare. Here, we report one case diagnosed by fine-needle aspiration biopsy (FNAB) and review the clinical features of 15 previously reported cases. Our specimen was obtained by FNAB of an enlarged right inguinal lymph node. Air-dried Diff-Quik (DQ)-stained slides and ...
Ionescu Diana N - - 2005
We describe the case of a 50-year-old woman with a lung tumor composed of crystal-storing histiocytes. These cells and associated plasma cells failed to show clonal light chain restriction, and the patient had no associated hematologic disorder. The differential diagnosis included crystal-storing histiocytosis, characterized by accumulation of crystallized immunoglobulins, a ...
Kondo Tetsuo - - 2005
We report on four cases of endocervical adenocarcinoma associated with lobular endocervical glandular hyperplasia using histochemical and immunohistochemical analyses. The patients ranged in age from 59 to 67 years (mean 62 years). Chief complaints were watery vaginal discharge in two cases, genital bleeding in one and no subjective symptoms in ...
Kim T S - - 2005
Giant fibrovascular polyp of the esophagus is a rare intraluminal benign tumor that is covered with normal esophageal mucosa, which consists of fibrous tissue, adipose tissue, and vascular structures. We report a case of a giant fibrovascular polyp of the esophagus in which feeding vessels were well visualized within the ...
Funamoto Yasunobu - - 2005
Our objective was to evaluate the usefulness of cytomorphologic assessment in the accuracy of diagnosis of Hodgkin's disease (HD), using imprint cytological preparations over a 18-yr period. Imprint materials from 34 HD cases were reviewed using cytomorphological and immunocytochemical studies. Twenty-six cases (76.5%) were diagnosed to be HD and 6 ...
Batori M - - 2005
Mesenteric fibromatosis is a proliferative fibroblastic neoplasia of the small intestine mesentery which may occur as a unique or multiple formation. Mesenteric fibromatosis represents the 8% of all desmoid neoplasm. Giant mesenteric fibromatosis is uncommon by itself (2-4 case/milion/year). Since the rarity of this tumor and the difficulties in diagnostic ...
Meng X-M - - 2005
The authors reviewed 24 cases of familial or nonfamilial cherubism. The age at onset was between 6 and 10 years. It was characterized by bilateral painless swelling of jaws and eyes-to-heaven appearance was visible when the maxillae were affected as well. Radiographs showed well-defined multilocular radiolucencies and with age, thick ...
Subramanian Vairavan S - - 2005
A case of carcinosarcoma of the prostate in a previously healthy 65-year-old man is reported. The tumor was initially diagnosed as adenocarcinoma, but the prostatectomy specimen showed a 717-g prostate, with evidence of adenocarcinoma and carcinosarcoma without heterologous structures. By 3-month follow-up, local recurrence, and liver, lung, and bone metastases ...
Farrell Stephen - - 2005
Primary adenocarcinoma of the ileum is an uncommon gastrointestinal malignancy, the symptoms of which are often insidious in onset. This case history highlights the previously unreported finding of ileal adenocarcinoma presenting with mucusuria, caused by local invasion of the bladder in a 44-year-old male. A review of the literature is ...
Patel Rahul K - - 2005
A 65-year-old female presented with constitutional symptoms of fever and weight loss with bilateral adnexal masses on physical examination. Total abdominal hysterectomy and bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy were performed and subsequently revealed giant cell arteritis involving numerous small arteries in the ovaries, fallopian tubes, paraovarian and paratubal soft tissues, myometrium, and cervix. ...
Yu Dong Kee - - 2005
Trichoblastoma is a rare, benign tumor that differentiates toward the hair germ, the embryonic precursor of a hair follicle. Several cases of trichoblastoma showed multiple differentiation toward more than one type of adnexal structure. We report a case of a trichoblastoma, which had developed on the scalp as a solitary ...
Kimura Yasuhiko - - 2005
Biotin-rich intranuclear inclusions, also called "optically clear nuclei," are observed in various neoplastic and non-neoplastic lesions, including pregnancy-related endometrium and benign and malignant neoplasms with morular structures. A recent study reported that lesions with biotin-rich intranuclear inclusions can be classified as "(non-neoplastic) pregnancy-related endometrial" and as "(neoplastic) morular" category. In ...
Anagnostopoulos George - - 2005
Malignant fibrous histiocytoma (MFH) is a common soft tissue sarcoma, usually occurring in the extremities. MFH of the liver is an extremely rare neoplasm, with only 28 cases reported in the international literature since 1985. We present a case of MFH of the liver in an 87-year-old woman. The tumor ...
Kuwabara Yoshiko - - 2005
BACKGROUND: It has been reported that prognosis is less favorable in poorly (G3) differentiated endometrioid adenocarcinoma than in well (G1) or moderately (G2) differentiated endometrioid adenocarcinoma. The goal of this study is therefore to analyze the prognosis of G3 endometrioid adenocarcinoma and various factors that may predict a favorable prognosis. ...
Cambruzzi Eduardo - - 2005
To estimate the association between human papillomavirus (HPV) status and the expression of p53, Ki-67 and bcl-2 in cases of endocervical adenocarcinoma, and the relation with squamous intraepithelial lesions (SIL) and age, 229 cases were selected, treated between 1995 and 2003 in the Hospital Nossa Senhora da Conceiçao. All samples ...
Sezer Bahar - - 2005
Central giant cell granuloma (CGCG) is a benign intraosseous lesion of the jaws that is found predominantly in children and young adults. Although benign, it may be locally aggressive, causing extensive bone destruction, tooth displacement and root resorption. The common therapy is aggressive curettage, peripheral ostectomy or resection, which may ...
Awaya Hirokazu - - 2005
The aim of the present study was to determine the association of loss of membranous expression of epithelial (E)-cadherin and beta-catenin with the progression of pulmonary adenocarcinoma. The expression of E-cadherin and beta-catenin was examined in 154 cases of pulmonary adenocarcinoma, including 49 cases of atypical adenomatous hyperplasia (AAH), 40 ...
Roh M S - - 2004
AIMS: To determine whether a micropapillary component is a prognostic predictor, with particular reference to nodal micrometastasis, in patients with stage I lung adenocarcinomas. METHODS AND RESULTS: Thirty-five cases with stage I lung adenocarcinomas, obtained from lobectomies or pneumonectomies, and 434 dissected hilar and mediastinal lymph nodes, were retrospectively reviewed. ...
Abe Tatsuya - - 2004
Ectopic (heterotopic) gastric mucosa (EGM) of the upper esophagus, referred as inlet patch, is an asymptomatic benign lesion that is often detected during endoscopic examination. Although it is considered a source of adenocarcinoma in the upper esophagus, only 17 cases of adenocarcinoma have been reported previously. We report a rare ...
Biebl Matthias Oliver - - 2004
Giant-cell arteritis (GCA) is a chronic systemic vasculitis of large- and medium-sized vessels, mainly affecting elderly patients. Headache, vision impairment, jaw claudication, and scalp tenderness are common symptoms. However, diagnosis can be difficult because GCA can affect almost every vascular pathway and lead to a variety of possible manifestations. We ...
Werther Rebecca - - 2004
We report a case of a child who presented to the ED with priapism. This was the initial presentation of T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL). To our knowledge, this is the first report of a child with T-cell ALL presenting with priapism. This case demonstrates the importance of identifying the ...
Shah Amar - - 2004
Priapism is a rare condition in childhood. The majority of reported cases are boys with sickle cell disease, in whom nonoperative management may be successful when patients present early. We report a 14-year-old boy with sickle cell disease who presented with priapism of 72-h duration and was successfully treated by ...
Mesolella M - - 2004
Large oropharyngeal concretions--giant tonsillolith--are not very common. Over the last few years only some 50 cases have been reported in the literature. Many tonsilloliths, especially small concretions, are asymptomatic; large concretions, on the contrary, may produce several symptoms. The case is described of a 56-year-old female complaining of dysphagia, odynophagia, ...
Silva Marcus Tulius T - - 2004
Microspheres of polymethyl-methacrylate (PMMA) are exciting new soft-tissue fillers that are becoming increasing popular for facial rejuvenation. Some reports of side effects of this procedure are basically in respect to dermal reaction, with late-onset granulomatous lesion with giant cells and vacuoles. We report blindness and total ophthalmoplegia after PMMA injection ...
Saad Reda S - - 2004
We studied the diagnostic value of Cdx2 to distinguish mucinous bronchioloalveolar carcinoma from mucinous colorectal adenocarcinoma metastatic to the lung. We retrieved 92 via the hospital computer system, including 30 mucinous bronchioloalveolar carcinomas, 32 nonmucinous bronchioloalveolar carcinomas, and 30 mucinous colorectal adenocarcinomas metastatic to the lung. All cases were confirmed ...
Yoon J H - - 2004
An odontogenic keratocyst (OKC) and a giant cell granuloma (GCG) in the jaws are well-known entities, which have been reviewed extensively. However, there is no report in the literature of the simultaneous occurrence of these two lesions. A case of OKC in the mandible displaying foci of a GCG-like lesion ...
Michaelson Jeremy - - 2004
A case report of the oral manifestations of sickle cell anemia is presented, with emphasis on the radiographic features of the disease and the surgical management of periodontal defects. The pathogenesis and clinical course of the disease are discussed, along with a review of clinical characteristics and management protocols. Recommendations ...
Vicari Perla - - 2004
Vascular occlusion is responsible for most of the severe complications of sickle cell anemia (SCA). The involvement of muscle and fascia is uncommon in SCA, but myonecrosis may occur in SCA crisis. The data accumulated in the literature is limited to only a few reports describing mainly adult patients presenting ...
Abecasis J - - 2004
AIMS: To evaluate the clinicopathological profile of 14 cases of nasal and paranasal sinusal adenocarcinoma, and to assess the usefulness of immunohistochemistry in the differential diagnosis of primary and metastatic intestinal-type adenocarcinoma. METHODS AND RESULTS: Fourteen cases of nasal and paranasal adenocarcinoma, treated at IPOFG, Lisbon, between 1976 and 2002, ...
Harting Matthew T - - 2004
Gastric adenocarcinoma is a rare diagnosis in children. Modern treatment includes chemotherapy, radiotherapy, and surgery and has evolved over the past decade. The authors report a case of an 8-year-old girl with gastric adenocarcinoma. The case will be followed by a brief discussion of the presentation, current management guidelines, and ...
Dimashkieh Haytham H - - 2004
Pediatric hepatic angiosarcoma (PHAS) is a rare tumor, which usually presents as a rapid enlargement of the liver. To date, surgery, chemotherapy, and radiotherapy have not improved the poor prognosis of PHAS with only three survivors reported. The histology of PHAS is distinct from adult angiosarcoma, because PHAS displays hypercellular ...
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