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Ionescu N - - 1996
A case of disseminated Langerhans cell histiocytosis (L.C.H.) in a 9 month-old boy is reported. The clinical picture was characterized by severe multivisceral involvement with cutaneous and bone lesions. Histological examination of the skin biopsy revealed diffuse infiltration of large mononucleated histiocytes admixed with a small number of inflammatory cells. ...
Thomas P A - - 1996
Loop electrosurgical excision procedure (LEEP) is gaining popularity in the United States as an alternative to other ablative and cone methods of treatment for preneoplastic conditions of the uterine cervix. The major advantage is that it is an outpatient procedure using local anesthesia. Post-LEEP evaluation of the endocervical canal can ...
Hitomi G - - 1996
Cherubism is a nonneoplastic disease of bone characterized by clinical, bilateral, painless enlargements of the jaws that are said to give the patient a cherubic appearance. Cherubism may appear in solitary cases or in many members of the family, often in multiple generations. On radiography the lesions have the appearance ...
Fenton J E - - 1996
The pathophysiology of so-called 'reparative granuloma' occurring after stapedectomy has not been determined and universally accepted management of this rare complication has not yet been established. A case is presented in which a mass developed in the middle ear after the use of a fat/wire prosthesis in a stapedectomy. Histological ...
de Visscher J G - - 1996
The case of a 46-year-old man who refused treatment of a giant keratoacanthoma of the lower lip is presented. Complete regression took place within 10 months. The dilemma of a lesion of the vermilion border of the lower lip being either a (giant) keratoacanthoma or a squamous cell carcinoma is ...
Panza N - - 1996
Two cases of Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) expressing as Hand-Schuller-Christian syndrome with diabetes insipidus, hyperprolactinemia and empty sella are here reported. Up-to-date this four-fold association is lacking in world literature and it is here discussed in the light if LCH is a cancer or the clinical expression of an immunologic ...
Konety B R - - 1996
We describe a case of leiomyosarcoma with osteoclast-like giant cells arising form the spermatic cord and involving the testis. This is a rare tumor which is histologically similar to the giant cell variant of malignant fibrous histiocytoma. No such cases have been reported arising from the external genitalia. The patient ...
Fujimoto M - - 1996
BACKGROUND: Juvenile temporal arteritis has been proposed as an entity but remains controversial. CASE REPORT: A 39-year-old male, who was otherwise asymptomatic, developed painless bilateral nodules in the temporal areas. His eosinophil blood count was 2,660/mm3 (31%), while the erythrocyte sedimentation rate was normal. Histologic examination of the lesion revealed ...
Cribier B - - 1995
Multinucleate cell angiohistiocytoma (MCA) was first characterized by Smith & Wilson-Jones. Although only a few cases have been published, this very characteristic benign tumor is probably not rare. The clinical pictures are firm circumscribed papules, mainly of the hands, which progress slowly over the years. The histologic features show an ...
Zbären P - - 1995
The occurrence of plasma cell granuloma of the larynx appears to be unusual. Review of the literature revealed only two previously reported cases. We present an additional case of plasma cell granuloma of the larynx. The diagnosis was made by histological and immunohistochemical examinations. The tumour was successfully treated by ...
Ngadiman S - - 1995
To the best of our knowledge, the specific features of polyps in cervicovaginal smears have not been described; that fact prompted us to undertake this study. Fifty-seven cases of polyps below the uterine fundus with cytohistopathologic correlations were analyzed. The tissue diagnoses were 2 cases of adenomyomatous, 2 cases of ...
Clayton J R - - 1995
The polymorphous low-grade adenocarcinoma is a recently described variant of salivary gland adenocarcinoma with a comparatively good prognosis. Polymorphous low-grade adenocarcinoma occurs most frequently in the palate with a peak incidence between 30 and 70 years of age. The female/male ratio is approximately 2:1, and the tumors exhibit slow growth ...
Singh H K - - 1995
Differentiation of reactive and/or atypical mesothelial cells from malignant epithelial cells in serous effusions remains a frequent diagnostic problem. Since epithelial membrane antigen (EMA) positive malignant cells in serous effusions have been reported in almost all adenocarcinomas and most malignant mesotheliomas, immunoreactivity for EMA is felt to be less useful ...
Kohli M - - 1995
We describe a 53-year-old white woman whose first manifestation of ovarian adenocarcinoma was a sudden onset of severe Raynaud's phenomenon, which rapidly progressed to fixed ischemic changes in her thumb. After surgical removal of the tumor and chemotherapy, the vasospastic features regressed. To our knowledge this is only the 2nd ...
Bawa R - - 1995
Papillomas of the sinonasal tract are uncommon tumors. They can be subdivided into different histopathological entities including inverting papilloma, fungiform papilloma and cylindrical cell papilloma. Cylindrical cell papilloma is one of the rarest with only twenty-three cases reported. This rare histologically distinct variant of papillomas of the sinonasal tract behaves ...
Rao S K - - 1995
We studied 41 patients, 22 men and 19 women, with surgically resected adenocarcinoma (AD) of the lung, to determine the frequencies of associated alveolar cell hyperplasia (ACH) and atypical alveolar cell hyperplasia (AACH), and to define the immunohistochemical profiles (IHP) of the AD, ACH, and AACH. The criteria used to ...
Sidhu M S - - 1995
19 cases of central giant cell granuloma (CGCG) were reviewed after screening the records of the past four years of the Dental out patient department of AIIMS Hospital, New Delhi. It was found that CGCG usually occurs in the 2nd and 3rd decades and is more common in females. The ...
Sass U - - 1995
We report a case of lymphomatoid papulosis in a 36-year-old man who presented recurrent necrotic skin nodules that regressed spontaneously leaving scars. The condition had persisted since 1988. These nodules were always solitary and located on the extremities. Histological examination revealed a perivascular and interstitial, superficial and deep infiltrate with ...
Jackson H - - 1995
Sickle trait is traditionally considered a benign condition by ophthalmologists. Three cases of sickle retinopathy in subjects with sickle trait are reported. In all cases the onset of retinopathy was related to other contributing factors: in one case a traumatic hyphaema and raised intraocular pressure, in two others diabetes mellitus. ...
Prall J A - - 1995
A case of intracranial mixed malignant germ cell tumor (GCT) in a patient with the Klinefelter syndrome (KS) is reported. Extragonadal GCTs, including those of intracranial origin, have previously been noted in KS patients. A review of the English literature suggests that although this phenomenon is rare, there appears to ...
Caputo R - - 1995
BACKGROUND: Xanthoma disseminatum (XD) is a rare mucocutaneous xanthoma nowadays classified as a benign non-Langerhans cell histiocytosis. OBJECTIVE: We studied 7 cases of XD with a long follow-up and reviewed the literature in order to compare and discuss previous reports. METHODS: We studied clinical manifestations, course, histopathologic, ultrastructural and immunohistochemical ...
Ganapathy B - - 1994
Spindle cell haemangioendothelioma (SCH) is a low grade, slowly progressive angiosarcoma of multifocal nature with local recurrences being common. It is histologically marked by cavernous blood spaces and a spindle cell stroma. Its importance lies in recognising its relatively benign nature and differentiating it from the ominous Kaposi's sarcoma. Our ...
Hirokawa M - - 1994
We report a case of parachordoma occurring in the buttock of a 43-year-old man, and review 20 cases of parachordoma reported in the English literature. The tumor in our case was grossly 3 cm in dimension, solid, lobulated and grayish-white in color. Microscopically, the tumor consisted of epithelioid and spindle ...
Zelger B - - 1994
The clinicopathological and immunohistochemical features of four patients with systemic multicentric reticulohistiocytosis (MR) were compared with five cases of solitary and one case of multiple reticulohistiocytoma (RH), which were confined to the skin only. The MR cases mostly affected the limbs of older women, while RH affected young male adults ...
Zenone T - - 1994
The major manifestations of giant cell arteritis have been well described. Pulmonary manifestations, however, are rare. We report the case of a 75 year old woman with temporal arteritis, presenting with atypical manifestations, i.e. nodular pulmonary lesions, dry cough, rhinitis, conjunctivitis, and otitis with hearing loss. We conclude that overlapping ...
Mai K T - - 1994
We report a case of a sarcomatous transformation of a prostatic adenocarcinoma after radiotherapy and chemotherapy. The sarcomatous tumor showed features of myogenic differentiation. DNA flow cytometry demonstrated a change in the DNA ploidy, from a diploid pattern in the adenocarcinoma, to an aneuploid pattern in the sarcoma. This is ...
Rao B K - - 1994
BACKGROUND: Various skin tumors can be seen rarely in association with seborrheic keratosis. We present 60 cases of seborrheic keratosis related to a basal cell epithelioma in the same specimen. OBJECTIVE: To report association of basal cell epithelioma with seborrheic keratosis and discuss the possibility of malignant change in seborrheic ...
Tanaka H - - 1994
Although cancer of the vagina, a rare form of genital cancer, is usually squamous cell carcinoma in women over the age of 50 years, vaginal clear cell adenocarcinomas (CCA) are exceedingly rare. The pathogenesis of clear cell adenocarcinoma is uncertain, but as a clinical entity, it is most commonly associated ...
Rutty G N - - 1994
The presence of mesothelial cell inclusions within mediastinal lymph nodes is an extremely rare occurrence with apparently only two previously reported cases. We report a single case with immunohistochemistry and transmission electron microscopy. A study of 318 mediastinal nodes from 80 patients using haematoxylin and eosin and immunohistochemistry is reported ...
Llorente Pendás S - - 1994
Tongue necrosis is a rare complication in giant cell arteritis, an entity in which both temporal arteritis and rheumatic polymyalgia may be included as two different manifestations of the same pathologic process. The case of a 79-year-old patient who had tongue necrosis 3 hours after ingestion of 2 mg of ...
Stein J P - - 1994
Adenocarcinoma of the rete testis is a rare neoplasm with 40 reported cases in the world literature to our knowledge. Although the natural history of this tumor is not well known, it appears highly malignant even in localized forms. Adenocarcinoma of the rete testis is highly resistant to adjuvant radiotherapy ...
De Moor S - - 1994
Cacogeusia, being the patients' main complaint, is reported as a new symptom of amyloidosis, probably caused by a peripheral sensory neuropathy. A case is presented of a patient with weight loss, dysphagia, macroglossia and taste disturbances, due to amyloidosis associated with a plasma cell dyscrasia. The importance of oral manifestations ...
González M - - 1994
Granular cell myoblastoma is a benign tumor of undetermined origin. It is rarely diagnosed clinically and frequently discovered only as an incidental finding on physical examination. The authors present a 5-year follow-up review of a foot granular cell myoblastoma treated by local excision. A review of the literature is included. ...
Eble J N - - 1994
A case of Erdheim-Chester disease with retroperitoneal and renal sinus xanthogranuloma that occurred in a 50-year-old woman is presented. The 12 previously reported cases of Erdheim-Chester disease associated with retroperitoneal xanthogranuloma are reviewed and compared with 13 sporadic cases of retroperitoneal xanthogranuloma. Retroperitoneal xanthogranuloma is distinguished from inflammatory malignant fibrous ...
Tollin S R - - 1994
The authors report a case of hypopituitarism in a 28-year-old woman who appeared to develop this in conjunction with a pregnancy 4 years previously. The patient had clear-cut evidence of secondary hypoadrenalism and secondary hypothyroidism. A magnetic resonance imaging scan revealed a partially empty sella of normal size. The patient ...
Redleaf M I - - 1994
The field of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery has seen many advances in the treatment and prognosis of malignant external otitis (MEO). However, establishing the resolution of the infection remains problematic. A recent report suggests that indium 111-labeled white blood cell scintigraphy may be a reliable and timely indicator of resolution ...
Terada T - - 1994
To determine the prevalence and clinicopathologic features of cholangiocarcinoma (CC) associated with nonbiliary cirrhosis, we performed a clinicopathologic study. Among the 5,563 autopsies in our laboratories during the past 14 years, 85 (1.5%) were CCs. Four (4.7%) were associated with cirrhosis, due to hepatitis B virus in one case and ...
Gatalica Z - - 1994
An unusual localization of intranasal angiomyolipoma is described in an adult male patient with no signs of tuberous sclerosis. The lesion was composed of mature fat cells, vascular spaces with lack of elastic tissue, and presence of bundles of mature smooth muscle cells. Antibodies to intermediate filaments revealed presence of ...
Kida E - - 1994
Two cases of subacute sensory neuronopathy (SSN) associated with small cell lung cancer are reported. In both cases motor disability, attributed to motor neuropathy and neuronopathy, respectively, accompanied SSN. Immunohistochemical studies performed provide further data suggesting the involvement of humoral antibodies and the participation of protease inhibitors in the pathogenesis ...
Orlowska J - - 1994
A series of 20 patients with 24 squamous cell papillomas of the esophagus are presented. Nonspecific symptoms not directly connected with esophageal disorders were the reason for esophagoscopy. Clinical findings, treatment, and follow-up of the patients in the context of the world literature review of 141 cases reported to date, ...
Eltorky M - - 1994
BACKGROUND: Spindle cell hemangioendothelioma lesions are uncommon, affect a wide age range in both sexes, and show a predilection for skin and subcutaneous tissue of the extremities. OBJECTIVE: To present three cases of spindle cell hemangioendothelioma and review the literature. METHODS: Three cases of spindle cell hemangioendothelioma are presented. RESULTS: ...
Stowell S B - - 1994
The recent media focus on inadequacies in cervical smear collection and interpretation has resulted in improved collection methods, such as endocervical brushes, as well as closer scrutiny of morphologic criteria. However, endocervical cell artifacts may be associated with these endocervical brushes. Recently in our laboratory a case of reactive-atypical endocervical ...
Ott M M - - 1994
The association of clear cell adenocarcinoma of the vagina and vaginal adenosis with prenatal exposure to diethylstilbestrol (DES) is well-documented in the United States. In Europe, however, DES was never used in the therapy of threatened abortion and, therefore, clear cell adenocarcinoma and vaginal adenosis remained rare diseases. We report ...
Barbarin O A - - 1994
Case reviews and focus groups were used to develop clinical profiles of poorly adjusted and psychologically resilient children with sickle cell anemia. The convergence of these clinical profiles with quantitative data was examined by drawing upon objective information in the case records derived from physical and structured psychosocial assessments. Regression ...
Blei F - - 1993
PURPOSE: Yersinia enterocolitica sepsis is rarely encountered in patients without an underlying susceptibility and is most frequently reported in iron-overloaded patients. This is thought to be related to the unusual utilization of iron by this microorganism. We report a case of Y. enterocolitica bacteremia in a chronically transfused adolescent with ...
Bergmann M - - 1993
Ubiquitin is a stress protein implicated in the degradation of short-lived and abnormal proteins. In a neuropathological study of 43 cases with motor neuron disease/amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (MND/ALS) and 44 control cases the distribution and specificity of Bunina bodies and ubiquitin-reactive inclusions (UBRI) were investigated. The primary motor area showed ...
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.
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