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Saunders T F C TF Department of Otolaryngology, University Hospitals Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2TH, - - 2014
Ceruminomas are rare tumours arising from the apocrine sweat glands of the ear canal. We present a case of a malignant ceruminoma, which was managed with local surgical excision only rather than the wider clearance more commonly undertaken with these invasive neoplasms. We present the clinical case, histological analysis, and ...
Khandeparkar Siddhi Gaurish Sinai SG Department of Pathology, Shrimati Kashibai Navale Medical College and General Hospital, Pune, Maharashtra, - - 2014
Giant soft tissue chondromas (STCs) of the wrist are seldom encountered in clinical practice. Precise diagnosis of benign STC may pose diagnostic difficulties on clinical and radiological findings alone. We encountered a slowly growing soft tissue neoplasm in the radial aspect of the wrist joint of the right hand in ...
Hemmings Chris C 1St John of God Pathology Subiaco 2School of Surgery, University of Western Australia, Western Australia 3Department of Medical Oncology, The Canberra Hospital 4ANU Medical School, Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, - - 2013
Gastrointestinal stromal tumour (GIST) is now recognised as the most common primary mesenchymal tumour of the gut. A number of different parameters have been identified to aid prediction of clinical behaviour, but prognostication for an individual remains difficult. The pathologist plays a crucial role in guiding management of these tumours, ...
Hammoumi Mohammed Massine El MM Department of Thoracic Surgery, Mohamed V Military University Hospital, Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy, Mohamed V University Souissi, Rabat, Morocco. Electronic address: - - 2013
According to the literature haemangiomas are rare benign vascular tumours (less than 0.5% of all mediastinal tumours). Preoperative diagnosis is difficult and manifest as a non-specific mediastinal mass on radiologic exploration. We report herein two cases of mediastinal haemangioma (MH), the first was a 63 year-old man with a MH ...
Boukas Alexandros A Department of Neurosurgery, Regional Neurosciences Centre, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle Upon Tyne, - - 2013
Cartilaginous metaplasia in ependymomas is extremely rare and only few cases have been reported in the literature. We describe a case of a 5-year-old patient with a 5th recurrence of 4th ventricle ependymoma. He was previously treated with 4 resections, chemotherapy and radiotherapy. Histopathology revealed well-differentiated chondroid tissue occupying almost ...
Cardin Marie-Josée - - 2013
Ectomesenchymal chondromyxoid tumor (ECMT) is a rare benign neoplasm arising in the tongue. With only 45 cases reported in the literature, there are several unique features defining this lesion. Firstly, almost all patients present with an asymptomatic slow growing mass on the anterior dorsum of the tongue. At the microscopic ...
Fulvio Laus - - 2013
Tumours involving the oral cavity of the horse are uncommon. No cases of equine adenocarcinoma, found on the dorsum of the tongue, have been reported in the literature. We report a case of adenocarcinoma located on the dorsum of the posterior one third of the tongue in a 29-year-old gelding ...
Ye Joshua Mingsheng JM Department of Neurosurgery, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Grattan Street, Parkville, VIC 3050, Australia; Department of Surgery (RMH/WH), University of Melbourne, Parkville, VIC, Australia. Electronic address: - - 2013
Tenosynovial giant cell tumours (TGT) are benign tumours that arise in the synovial lining of joints, tendon sheaths and bursae. Tumours arising from the vertebral column are extremely rare, with few cases reported. In this article, we describe an unusual case of an extra-articular TGT of the brachial plexus, arising ...
Mui Wing Ho WH Department of Clinical Oncology, Tuen Mun Hospital, Tuen Mun, Hong Kong SAR, P.R. - - 2014
We present a case of rare primary yolk sac tumour of the urinary bladder in adulthood. A 31-year-old female patient presented with a history of chronic ketamine abuse, which has not previously been shown to be associated with malignancy development. The final diagnosis was established only after radical cystectomy. A ...
Lin Yi - - 2013
We report two rare cases of lung metastasis from maxillary ameloblastoma, in order to review its risk and analyse the types of metastases that can present with this disease. A 40-year-old male with multiple recurrences and a 46-year-old female, who had undergone successful surgical treatment of a maxillary ameloblastoma, presented ...
Naveed S - - 2013
Haemangioma of the testis is a rare condition. This benign vascular neoplasm may arise either within the testicular parenchyma (intratesticular) as in this case or from adnexal structures of the testis (extratesticular). Intratesticular haemangioma is rarer than extratesticular form. Intratesticular vascular neoplasms are extremely rare tumours and mostly seen in ...
Boaz Karen K Professor, Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, Manipal College of Dental Sciences , Mangalore, Manipal University, India - - 2013
Sclerosing mucoepidermoid carcinoma (SMEC) is a distinct but an uncommon salivary gland neoplasm with only 19 cases reported in English literature till date. Densely collagenous sclerotic stroma, resemblance to other benign lesions and rarity of this tumour often makes the diagnosis of SMEC challenging. Here we report a case of ...
Hill Christopher E - - 2013
Osteochondromata are common, benign tumours mainly affecting long-bone metaphyses. They comprise 35% of all primary benign bone tumours and 8% of all bone tumours overall, although their true incidence is unknown as many remain undiagnosed. They can cause multiple symptoms including pain and referral for excision is not uncommon. What ...
Pastore Antonio Luigi - - 2013
Metastatic penile carcinoma derived from cholangiocarcinoma (CCA) has not been previously reported in the literature. Common metastatic sites for CCA include the regional lymph nodes and adjacent organs. CCAs are not highly vascularised tumours, making hematogenous metastases uncommon. Hematogenous CCA metastases commonly occur at distant organs such as the lungs, ...
Al-Mahfoudh R - - 2013
Bifocal intracranial germinoma (BFG) is a tumour of the pineal and suprasellar regions, which is known to be highly radiosensitive. The definitive treatment and outcomes are not well defined, particularly in the paediatric population. We review our series of purely paediatric cases from a single institution and combine them with ...
Chang Chen - - 2013
Congenital peribronchial myofibroblastic tumour (CPMT) is a rare neoplasm, with only 15 cases reported in the literature.(1) Herein, we reported 2 cases of CPMT in Vietnamese infants: case 1 was a preterm female at 32.5 weeks gestation; case 2 was a full-term female. Both presented with leukocytosis, tachypnea and respiratory ...
Valero J - - 2013
Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) in the ungual apparatus is a rare neoplasia. Although it is the most prevalent malignant tumour in this region, its diagnosis is often delayed because it is likened to benign or infectious processes. Present a case of SCC with subungual location in a toe, and carry ...
Dawood Rehana - - 2013
Managing women who are pregnant and with a diagnosis of cervical cancer has many complex challenges. This case report describes the diagnosis and management of a patient presenting in her first trimester with stage 2B cervical cancer. In conjunction with this a literature review was undertaken using the following databases ...
Hunt Ben M - - 2013
Bronchogenic carcinoid tumours are widely cited as non-fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) avid. However, three case reports of FDG-avid bronchogenic carcinoid tumours have been published, leading to speculation as to which clinicopathological factors may be associated with increased activity on FDG-positron emission tomography. We reviewed a series of cases from our institution and ...
Alphandéry Edouard - - 2013
Abstract We review the most recent and significant results published in the field of magnetotactic bacteria (MTB), in particular data relating to the use of bacterial magnetosomes in magnetic hyperthermia for the treatment of tumours. We review different methods for cultivating MTB and preparing suspensions of bacterial magnetosomes. As well ...
Jafari A - - 2013
Purpose: Perivascular epitheloid cell tumour [PEComa] is a rare neoplasm entity, characterized by perivascular epitheloid cells with a coexpression of smooth muscle and melanocytic markers. PEComas are found in a variety of localizations, though lesions within the liver are still scarcely found. Although the majority of these tumours are recognized ...
Kallam Anji Reddy - - 2013
A chondroid syringoma or a mixed tumour of skin, is a rare, benign skin adnexal tumour of sweat gland origin, which is most commonly seen in the head and neck region of patients who are in the sixth and seventh decades. These tumours usually present as asymptomatic, slowly growing masses. ...
Frost Markus Winther - - 2013
This study describes a case of primary myoepithelial carcinoma of the skin and reviews the available literature on this topic. Myoepitheliomas and carcinomas arise most frequently from myoepithelial cells within the salivary glands but are found in many anatomical locations. We documented a case of an 80-year-old man with a ...
Herse Peter - - 2013
Pituitary adenomas are the most common tumours of the sellar region. They generally have a slow but severe impact on vision due to compression of the optic nerves, optic chiasm and cavernous sinus. This case report reviews the clinical presentation, management and treatment of the major classifications of pituitary adenoma. ...
Tian Yongji - - 2013
Pituicytoma is a rare, benign, primary tumour, almost all of which occur in adults. Here, we present one case of giant pituicytoma in a boy and a review literature to assist in understanding its natural history, behaviour, clinicopathological features and treatment options. A PUBMED search using the keywords "pituicytoma" was ...
Magnotti Flora - - 2013
Tumour necrosis factor-receptor associated periodic syndrome (TRAPS) is a rare autosomal dominant autoinflammatory disorder characterised by recurrent episodes of long-lasting fever and inflammation in different regions of the body, as musculo-skeletal system, skin, gastrointestinal tube, serosal membranes and eye. Inflammatory attacks usually start in the pediatric age with initial corticosteroid-responsiveness. ...
Baroni A - - 2013
Immunocompromised areas of the skin, caused by chronic lymphoedema, paraplegia, infections or traumas, represent a site of regional neuroimmunocutaneous destabilization, termed the immunocompromised cutaneous district (ICD), in which malignancies and other opportunistic disorders are more likely to occur. We report the case of a metastatic porocarcinoma (PC) occurring on a ...
Parelkar S - - 2013
Lipomas are the most commonly encountered benign mesenchymal tumour, arising in any location where fat is normally present. Lipomas in the head and neck are rare in all age groups. Cases of vascular sheath lipomas in the femoral region have only been reported in adults. In children, vascular sheath lipomas ...
Lavanya N - - 2013
A Peripheral Adenomatoid Odontogenic Tumour (PAOT) is quite a rare entity which has been infrequently reported in the literature. These uncommon clinical variants of an Adenomatoid Odontogenic Tumour (AOT), typically manifest as a soft tissue mass of the gingiva, which mimick a common epulis, but yet have an identical histopathologic ...
Horevoets J - - 2013
Fibromatosis or desmoid tumour of the breast is an extremely rare, locally aggressive tumour with a tendency to relapse. Nevertheless these tumours do not have metastatic potential. Early recognition and wide local excision of the tumour is the treatment of choice. We present a case of a desmoid tumour of ...
Tanweer F - - 2013
Background: Nasolacrimal duct tumours are rare and are often found inadvertently during dacryocystorhinostomy. Anecdotal case reports have been published, mostly in ophthalmology journals. Since the era of endoscopic dacryocystorhinostomy, such cases are more frequently encountered by ENT surgeons. Method: This paper reports a retrospective chart review of patients who underwent ...
Tomioka Kodai - - 2013
Aim: We report on a rare case of appendiceal primary neuroendocrine carcinoma (NEC) and discuss three cases previously described. Case Report: A 58-year-old woman presented with acute abdominal pain and a low-grade fever. She was diagnosed with acute appendicitis and underwent laparoscopic appendectomy. Pathological examination of the resected specimen revealed ...
Bouchikh Mohammed - - 2013
We report a rare case of a giant desmoid tumour responsible for cardiac and respiratory failure. Complete removal was decided upon, despite an initial failure in another centre because of symptom severity. In such cases, wide local resection remains the best therapeutic approach, but the risk of local recurrence is ...
Bobylev Dmitry - - 2013
The authors report a case of extramedullary haematopoiesis (EMH) presenting as an intrathoracic tumour in a patient with alpha-thalassaemia. CT scan and MRI of the chest were obtained and followed by tumour excision. Compared to beta-thalassaemia, only two cases of EMH in patients with alpha-thalassaemia have been described in the ...
Famà Fausto - - 2013
Retroperitoneal leiomyomata are infrequent, and their prevalence among primary retroperitoneal tumours has been estimated as 0.5-1.2%. The authors report a case of symptomatic retroperitoneal leiomyoma with a favourable prognosis. A 53-year-old woman presented for abdominal pain associated to an inflammatory syndrome. A contrast-enhanced computed tomography revealed a large abdominopelvic mass ...
Khan Shahzad Y - - 2013
A schwannoma is a benign tumour which arises from the schwann cells of the central or peripheral nervous system. Common sites include the head and limbs; it is rare that this tumour arises from the gastrointestinal tract's neural plexus. It is even rarer to find the ileum as the site ...
Emtage Justin B - - 2013
Cellular angiofibromas (CAF) are rare, benign soft-tissue tumours. The diagnosis of CAF is important given the heavy resemblance to other tumours. Herein, we describe a case of a rapidly growing, very large (13.5 cm) CAF located in the deep pelvis of a middle-aged male who presented with difficulty voiding.
Krishna Kb Bimal KB Postgraduate Student, Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology Government Dental College, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India e-mail: - - 2013
Ewing's sarcoma (ES) is an uncommon round cell tumor with an aggressive course affecting mainly children and young adults. Only 1% of cases is reported with jaw involvement and have mandibular predilection. Radiographic finding in ES reflect many destructive nature of the lesion, like osteolysis, cortical erosion, periostitis and soft ...
McDonnell M J - - 2013
BACKGROUND: Solitary fibrous tumours of the pleura (SFTPs) are rare pleural mesenchymal neoplasms with distinct clinicopathological and immunohistochemical features, accounting for less than 5 % of all neoplasms involving the pleura. METHODS: We present two cases of SFTP with a review of the current literature. RESULTS: Clinical presentation varies according to ...
Foit Niels A NA Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Zurich, Frauenklinikstrasse 1, 8032, Zurich, Switzerland. - - 2013
Spinal melanocytoma is one of the most infrequent space-occupying lesions of the central nervous system. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first report of primary bifocal intradural melanocytoma of heterogeneous pathological grade to date. We report the case of a 43-year old patient with primary bifocal melanocytoma, ...
Ferrer Márquez Manuel - - 2013
Adenocarcinoma (ADC) of the anal canal is a rare disease comprising only 5% of all anorectal neoplasias and 1.5% of all gastrointestinal tumours. The World Health Organisation classifies anal ADC into 3 types: the first may arise from the mucosa of the transitional zone in the upper canal, the second ...
Ultori C - - 2013
Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) is a rare neuroendocrine tumour of the skin, characterised by an aggressive clinical course. The incidence of this rare neoplasia is rapidly increasing. Herein we report our experience with a patient who developed a MCC of the inguinal region.
Khatana Shruti - - 2013
PURPOSE: To report a rare case of chondromyxoid fibroma, presenting as an unilocular anterior mandibular swelling, which is one of the least common tumours of bone comprising less than 1% of bone tumours and to review the differential diagnosis and literature for a better understanding of this disease as well ...
Biggs T C - - 2013
Dentinogenic ghost cell tumours are extremely rare, and pose significant diagnostic and therapeutic challenges as this case clearly demonstrates. An awareness of different clinical presentations and distinct histopathological features is important in establishing an early definitive diagnosis and instituting appropriate management. Furthermore, there is little precedent in the literature to ...
Lira R B - - 2013
Schwannomas are benign, encapsulated, slow-growing and usually solitary tumours originating from Schwann cells of the peripheral nerve sheath. Approximately 25-40% of cases are seen in the head and neck region, of which 1% in the oral cavity. We report a rare case of lingual schwannoma in a young woman who ...
Kirthi Koushik A S AS Department of Radiation Oncology, M.S.Ramaiah Medical College and Hospital, Bangalore, India ; Department of Radiation Oncology, M.S.Ramaiah Medical College, Bengalooru, NO: 187, A.G.B IInd Stage, Mahalaxmipuram, Bengalooru, 560086 - - 2013
Knowledge about the radiation medicine as a whole has gained importance in the recent past due to better understanding of not only the physical and biological principles but also advancements in the technology and better understanding of oncological principles. This review will try to address some of these aspects that ...
Costa Felipe D'Almeida - - 2013
Kaposiform haemangioendothelioma is a very rare vascular tumour of intermediate (borderline) malignancy, typically occurring in the skin and soft tissues of the extremities in infants and children. We report two morphologically and immunophenotypically classical cases occurring in the testicular parenchyma of old adults, review the literature on vascular tumours of ...
Khanna Menka - - 2013
A carcinosarcoma is a rare type of gallbladder malignancy, the diagnosis of which requires the presence of both malignant epithelial and mesenchymal components. The prognosis of this disease is extremely poor because it normally presents at advanced stages.We are reporting a case of carcinosarcoma of the gallbladder in a 45 ...
Poljak Nikola Kolja - - 2013
We report an extremely rare case and localization of polypoid angiomiofibroblastoma tumour, a case report and review of the world literature concerning angiomiofibroblastoma tumour. We present the case of a 74-year-old man who underwent left anterior and posterior ethmoidectomy with extirpation of tumour mass from left nasal cavity, epipharinx and ...
Wei Li - - 2013
Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumour (IMT) is a rare tumour with malignant potential, and has been described in many major organs. However, bladder location is very uncommon. We report the case of a 23-year-old woman who presented with painless gross hematuria for 2 weeks. Contrast-enhanced computed tomography revealed a bladder tumour. The ...
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