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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.
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 - - 2013
BACKGROUND: 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 heterogenous pathological grade to date. CASE DESCRIPTION: We report the case of a 43-year old patient with ...
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 ...
Virk J S - - 2013
Objective: To increase awareness of the presentation, diagnostic difficulties and management of endolymphatic sac tumours. Case reports: A 79-year-old man with a 6-month history of unilateral hearing loss, tinnitus and vertigo, who was suspected to have an endolymphatic sac tumour on imaging, underwent successful transmastoid-translabyrinthine resection. A 53-year-old man with ...
Khatib G - - 2013
Teratoma of the fallopian tube (cystic or solid) is a rarely encountered tumour and, to date, only 73 cases have been reported in the literature. A comprehensive review has not been done since 1972, when Mazzarella and colleagues reviewed 44 cases of tubal teratomas. This situation has prompted us to ...
Lawal Ahmed O AO FMCDS. Lecturer/Consultant. Department of Oral Pathology, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, - - 2013
The aim of this study was to examine the relative frequency of odontogenic tumours at a tertiary hospital in Ibadan, as well as to study the various histologic types based on WHO 2005 classification and to compare results from this study with those of previous studies. The records of the ...
Obeso Carillo Gerardo Andrés - - 2013
Primary pulmonary angiosarcoma is a rare type of malignant vascular tumour characterised by proliferation of tumour cells with endothelial features. Up to date, only sixteen cases have been reported in English Literature. Treatment modalities vary from none to surgery, chemotherapeutic regimens, radiotherapy or immunotherapy, but none of them have been ...
Kesieme Emeka B - - 2013
Intrathoracic tumours in patients with Von Recklinghausen's disease have been widely reported, but there are very few cases of reported intrathoracic giant benign neurofibroma with marked mediastinal shift and superior vena cava syndrome. Patients that present with this pathology should be adequately investigated. Surgical resection has been considered curative.
Thakur J S - - 2013
Nasopharyngeal fibrolipoma is extremely rare, with only four case reports in the literature. However, lipoma of the eustachian tube is the rarest with a single case report in the literature. A 50-year-old woman presented with obstruction of both nostrils for the past 1 year. CT scan showed a mass in ...
Zieliński Grzegorz - - 2013
Pituitary apoplexy (PA) is a rare, potentially life-threatening medical condition due to acute ischaemia or haemorrhage of the pituitary gland. The main clinical features are: abrupt onset of severe headache, nausea, vomiting, deteriorating level of consciousness, visual impairment and/or endocrine deficiency. Correct and prompt diagnosis is essential for effective therapy, ...
Shakuntala Pn - - 2013
OBJECTIVE: Extramedullary plasmacytomas are rare. Ovarian plasmacytomas, for which treatment options vary, are more unique and even more rare. We will consider the option of optimal cytoreductive surgery followed by adjuvant chemotherapy consisting of carboplatin (AUC-2) to prevent massive ascites and pleural effusion. CASE REPORT: We report a case of ...
Alexandru Daniela - - 2013
Angiocentric glioma is a recently described tumor recognized since 2007 by the World Health Organization Classification of Tumours of the Central Nervous System. We present the only case of angiocentric glioma at our institution in the last 15 years and review the literature in an attempt to establish prognostic parameters. ...
Rajanbabu Anupama - - 2013
Primary peritoneal carcinomas are rare, highly aggressive malignant neoplasms containing both sarcomatous and carcinomatous elements. Surgical debulking is the mainstay of treatment for primary peritoneal carcinomas. Systemic chemotherapy is advised in all cases because of the early spreading of these tumours. We report on a case of primary peritoneal carcinosarcoma ...
Martelli Matthew G - - 2013
Malignant rhabdoid tumours in children are rare and aggressive neoplasms that occur most commonly in the kidney. Extra-renal malignant rhabdoid tumours are even rarer and have been reported in the central nervous system (atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumour) and other sites including the liver. To date fewer than 40 cases have been ...
Sirsath Nagesh T - - 2013
Neuroendocrine neoplasms are defined as epithelial neoplasms with predominant neuroendocrine differentiation. They can arise in almost every organ of the body although they are most commonly found in the gastrointestinal tract and respiratory system. Nasal cavity and paranasal sinuses are a rare site for neuroendocrine carcinoma. In contrast to the ...
Yaranal P J - - 2013
Warthin's tumour (adenolymphoma) is a well defined salivary gland tumour which consists of epithelial and lymphoid components. However, the malignant transformation of adenolymphoma is extremely rare. We are reporting a case of squamous cell carcinoma which arose in a Warthin's tumour of the right parotid gland, to highlight its varied ...
Khan Robert Ahmed - - 2013
Mobile intraspinal tumours have rarely been reported. In most cases, mobile tumours such as schwannomas or ependymomas were located in the cauda equina. Perusal of the literature revealed only two reports of mobile schwannomas in the cervical and thoracic regions. We report a case of thoracic schwannoma which migrated twice ...
Alyousef Haider - - 2013
Introduction. Liposarcoma is a rare pathological entity. By far it is the most common histological subtype of genitourinary sarcomas in adults. Approximately two hundred cases were reported in the literature. We are hereby presenting a case with a typical clinical scenario of paratesticular liposarcoma. Case report. A 75-year-old gentleman presented ...
Gondo Tatsuo - - 2013
An intrascrotal testicular torsion with malignant testicular tumour is extremely rare. We report a case of a 26-year-old male who was diagnosed with testicular torsion by magnetic resonance imaging and with testicular seminoma after orchiectomy. Through this case, we found that if the possibility of testicular torsion remains during the ...
Czopek J - - 2013
Endolymphatic sac tumour (ELST) is a primary low-grade, locally invasive adenocarcinoma of the endolymphatic sac, charac- terized by the proliferation of cuboidal cells forming a papillotubular pattern and colloid-filled cysts. Rare in the general population, it coincides significantly with the presence of von Hippel-Lindau disease. The natural history, mechanisms underlying ...
Vij Ruchieka - - 2013
Ameloblastic fibroma is an uncommon mixed odontogenic tumour, which is often confused with ameloblastoma. It exhibits both epithelial and mesenchymal components with absence of any calcified dental structure. This paper presents two cases of this rare entity with detailed review of literature.
Jabir Shehab - - 2013
Multiple glomuvenous malformations (GVMs) are a rare condition which usually present in children with only a handful of cases reported in the literature. It is usually congenital and has an autosomal dominant inheritance pattern. They may be distributed throughout the body in either a localised, segmental or disseminated pattern. Pain, ...
Yuwanati Monal Bhaurao - - 2013
An unusual case of large buccal tumour has been described. The lesion was clinically compatible with a squamous cell carcinoma, but it had pathological features of an ameloblastoma arising in the soft tissues. Only few cases of extragingival peripheral ameloblastoma were found in a review of the literature. Possible origins ...
de Trey Lorraine A - - 2013
Background. Adult rhabdomyoma is a rare benign tumour with the differentiation of striated muscle tissue, which mainly occurs in the head and neck region. Twenty-six cases of multifocal adult rhabdomyoma are documented in the literature. Method. We report a 55-year-old male with simultaneous diagnosis of 7 adult rhabdomyomas and review ...
Spence R A J - - 2013
Primary renal plasmacytomas are an extremely rare clinical condition. Their management is particularly challenging due to the paucity of evidence, with only just over a dozen previously reported cases. We report a case of a primary extramedullary plasmacytoma of the kidney and performed a review of the literature. The case ...
Tatlı Duygu - - 2013
Polyorchidism is defined as the presence of more than two testes. Triorchidism is the most frequent presentation. This anomaly is extremely rare, and approximately a hundred cases were described in the literature. We report a case of triorchidism presenting with inguinal hernia and penoscrotal hypospadias in a three-year-old male and ...
Omiyale Ayodeji O - - 2013
Context. Primary renal carcinoid tumours are rare. Their pathogenesis is unknown and the clinical presentation is similar to other renal tumours thus posing diagnostic dilemmas for clinicians. Objectives. To review the literature for case reports of primary renal carcinoids. Methods. Literature was extensively searched for case reports for primary renal ...
Paul Sharad P - - 2013
Granular cell tumours, first described by Abrikossoff in 1926, are known to occur in skin, connective tissue, breast, gastrointestinal and genital tracts. While they are rare, they are more common in people of African descent and show a slight female preponderance, usually presenting as solitary and painless masses. Less than ...
Koech F - - 2013
Multiple intracranial meningiomas are a condition where there is more than one meningioma in several intracranial locations in the same patient without signs of neurofibromatosis. Incidence varies from 1 to 10%. The prognosis of multiple intracranial meningioma does not differ from benign solitary meningiomas despite the multiplicity. However, the simultaneous ...
Choudhary Kanaram - - 2013
Sialoblastoma is a rare congenital tumour of the salivary glands arising mainly from the parotid gland. It is usually diagnosed at birth or shortly thereafter with a significant variability in histological appearance and clinical course. In extensive search of PubMed indexed journals, we got 46 cases of "sialobalstoma/embryoma/congenital basal adenoma", ...
Wester N E - - 2013
Giant condyloma acuminatum or Buschke-Lowenstein tumour is a very rare disease which usually is located in the genital, anorectal, and perianal regions. It is regarded as a type of verrucous carcinoma occurring on anogenital mucosal surfaces where it is locally invasive but displays a benign cytology. We describe a case ...
Chin R Y - - 2013
Objectives. To discuss the management of a squamous cell carcinoma in the presence of malignant otitis externa. Study Design. We present only the third reported case in the literature of a synchronous tumour with malignant otitis externa in the literature. Methods. A case report and review of malignant otitis externa ...
Shafiq Ali - - 2013
Paragangliomas and pheochromocytomas are catecholamine-secreting tumours which if remain undiagnosed may cause severe morbidity and mortality. In rare circumstances these tumours can cause left ventricular (LV) thrombi to form by inducing cardiomyopathy and subsequent embolic complications. After a thorough literature review, six previous cases were found that presented the formation ...
Eltweri Amar M AM Leicester Royal Infirmary, University Hospital of Leicester, Leicester LE1 5WW, - - 2013
Background. Liposarcoma is the second most common soft tissue sarcoma affecting predominantly the retroperitoneal space and extremities. Mesenteric liposarcoma is uncommon and occurs in the small bowel mesentery. In this paper we report the case of a recurrent mesocolon myxoid liposarcoma manifesting 6 years from the initial right hemicolectomy for ...
Bhatty Usman Najeeb UN Urology Department, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Sharoe Green Lane, Fulwood, Preston PR2 9HT, - - 2013
Pure testicular seminomas occurring in patients with previous intracranial germ cell tumours are extremely rare. We present such a case. A 37-year-old gentleman presented to urology after previously being treated for a pineal germinoma with steroids and radiotherapy. On routine followup, he described symptoms of a testicular seminoma. This was ...
Mehra Reeti R GMCH, Chandigarh, - - 2013
Non puerperal uterine inversions resulting from mixed mullerian uterine sarcoma are rare. We present a case of a postmenopausal woman with a large mixed mullerian tumour presenting as a huge abdominopelvic mass. It required a challenging surgical procedure to remove the tumour which is also described along with the review ...
Wyszyńska-Pawelec G G Piotr Koryczan, Ludwik Rydygier Hospital in Krakow, Zlota Jesien 1, 31-826 Krakow, Poland, tel. +48 12 646 88 36, fax +48 12 646 85 39, e-mail: - - 2013
Mucinous adenocarcinoma (MAC) is commonly found in the gastrointestinal tract but head and neck localisations are very rare. This article presents the case of a 67-year-old patient suffering from a minor salivary gland MAC of the left buccal mucosa, who was treated in the Department of Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery in Krakow ...
Patrono María Guadalupe MG Gynaecology Oncology Programme, Clara Campal Comprehensive Cancer Centre, HM Hospitals, Madrid 28050, - - 2013
Borderline ovarian tumours generally affect women of reproductive age. The positive prognosis is related to the fact that over 80% of cases are diagnosed at an early stage of the disease. Although radical surgery is the standard of care for this disease, fertility-sparing surgery can be performed in selected cases. ...
Strahan Andrew A Department of Urology, Gold Coast Hospital, Southport, QLD 4215, - - 2013
Retroperitoneal angiomyolipoma is a rare tumour that is difficult to diagnose preoperatively. We present a case of retroperitoneal angiomyolipoma that highlights its diagnostic dilemma. We also performed a literature review and present a review of retroperitoneal angiomyolipoma.
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