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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 ...
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 ...
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.
Hwang Sang S Department of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, NSW 2031, Australia ; Prince of Wales Hospital Clinical School, University of New South Wales, Kensington, NSW 2052, - - 2013
Introduction. De novo pleomorphic adenomas in the parapharyngeal space are rare and cause difficulties in its surgical management. We report the largest de novo pleomorphic adenoma arising from the parapharyngeal space and discuss its surgical management. Presentation of Case. A 34-year-old male presented with a giant de novo pleomorphic adenoma ...
Giordano G G Department of Biomedical, Biotechnological, and Translational Sciences, Section of Pathology, Parma University, Parma, Italy. - - 2013
Psammocarcinoma of the ovary is a rare serous neoplasm, with only 32 cases reported in the international literature. Characteristically, this tumour shows extensive formation ofpsammoma bodies, low-grade cytological features, and invasion of the ovarian stroma, peritoneum or intraperitoneal viscera. The behaviour of this entity is unpredictable, with benign, low malignant ...
Choudhary Kanaram K Dental Section, 320 Filed Hospital, Bhubaneshwar, Odisha, - - 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", ...
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. ...
Scozzari G - - 2012
Haemangiomas are tumours of vascular origin accounting for approximately 7 % of all benign tumours. Three types of haemangioma have been described according to the vessel type involved: capillary, cavernous and mixed. Intramuscular haemangiomas (IMHs) are infrequent, accounting for less than 1 % of all haemangiomas and are mostly located in the ...
Singh Daman Deep - - 2012
Cylindromas are very rare and benign adnexal tumours of the skin. Very few reports of these benign tumours are reported in the literature. Dermal cylindromas are characterised as a benign neoplasm of the eccrine sweat glands. The most frequent location is the head and neck. Multiple occurrences are often linked ...
Morais Nuno - - 2013
Primary spinal glioblastoma (GBM) is a rare disease, with an aggressive course and a poor prognosis. We report a case of a 19-year-old male with a 4-week history of progressive weakness in both lower limbs, which progressed to paraparesis with a left predominance and difficulty in initiating urination over a ...
Fernandez-Pello Sergio - - 2012
Abstract This article reports the case of a 22-year-old woman with right renal angiomyolipoma (AML) and inferior vena cava thrombus. Laparoscopic right nephrectomy and thrombectomy were performed. To the authors' knowledge there have been only 46 reported cases of renal AML with endovascular extension and this is the first case ...
Ferri Andrea - - 2012
The desmoplastic fibroma is a rare locally aggressive spindle-cell proliferation made up of fibroblasts/myofibroblasts immersed in a dense collagenic stroma. Head and neck localisation of desmoplastic fibromas is even more rare and the literature is limited to small case series and reviews. A comprehensive review of the English literature from ...
Al Beteddini Osama S - - 2013
Angiosarcomas are rare tumours that arise from the vascular endothelium. They can occur anywhere in the body, mostly affecting the head and neck. Their occurrence in the gastrointestinal tract is quite rare with a few reported cases in medical literature. A 40-year-old man presented with metastatic sigmoid colon angiosarcoma, for ...
Saraiva Fátima - - 2012
Cardiac angiosarcomas, although very rare, are the most common primary malignant tumours. They are characterized by no specific clinical findings, rapid growth with frequent metastasis at the time of diagnosis and a reduced response to treatment. We describe the case of a 34-year-old pregnant woman who began to complain of ...
Huang Y - - 2012
Leydig cell tumour (LCT) is an uncommon tumour that typically occurs in the testis. Primary epididymal LCT is extremely rare. To the best of our knowledge, only two cases have been reported in the world literature. Herein, we report a case of primary epididymal LCT in a 41-year-old Chinese male. ...
Demetriades A K - - 2012
We report two cases of papillary glioneuronal tumour (PGNT). One was located in the supratentorial parenchyma and the other was intraventricular. Both patients underwent gross total resection of their tumour and have returned to normal lifestyle. Papillary glioneuronal tumor is a recently described rare cerebral neoplasm. Recently classified by the ...
Spina A - - 2012
Cerebellopontine angle (CPA) medulloblastomas (MB) are rare lesions with few cases previously described in the literature. We report two further cases of CPA MB. The patients were a 22-year-old man and a 26-year-old woman with a mass developing in the CPA. The preoperative radiological diagnosis was vestibular schwannoma in the ...
Rotondo M - - 2012
Angiolipomas are rare benign mesenchymal tumours, most commonly found in the subcutaneous tissue of the extremities. These neoplasms are rarely located in the central nervous system (CNS), with spinal localization being the most common in this group. Intracranial location is extremely infrequent, and only ten cases have been described in ...
Vermeulen Tersia L - - 2012
BACKGROUND: Rosai-Dorfman disease (RDD), also known as sinus histiocytosis with massive lymphadenopathy, is a rare non-malignant proliferation of histiocytes of unknown aetiology. It was first recognised as a distinct clinicopathologic entity in 1969, and is classified as an idiopathic non-Langerhans cell histiocytosis. The disease process is usually self-limiting and often ...
Bouyer B - - 2012
Solitary fibrous tumours (SFTs) are rare tumours originating in the soft tissues. SFT development in the spine is an exceedingly rare event about which little is known. We describe a case of SFT of the thoracic spine in a 56-year-old woman. She presented with neurological deficits that required emergency resection, ...
Pather Sugeshnee - - 2012
Adrenal cortical carcinomas (ACC) are rare tumours, most commonly reported in adult patients. However, an important peak in incidence occurs in paediatric patients. ACC is a rare cause of paediatric endocrinopathy which may masquerade as a non-neoplastic disease process. Herein we present ACC in a five-year-old female patient. Histopathological features ...
Gennaro P - - 2012
Schwannoma or neurilemmoma are benign tumours originating from Schwann cells of the nerve sheath. They can arise from any peripheral, cranial, or autonomic nerve The treatment of extracranial head and neck schwannomas is surgical and the approach depends on the location and extent of the tumor and the nerve involved. ...
Wang Yadong - - 2013
Haemangioblastoma is a benign tumour which generally occurs in a relatively restricted area of the central nervous system. Renal haemangioblastoma are extremely rare. We report a rare case of renal haemangioblastoma occurring in a 61-year-old male with a solid mass, which was detected during a routine examination. The patient was ...
Saha Subhendu Bikas SB Department of General Surgery, B. S. Medical College, Bankura, West Bengal India ; Pranabananada palli, Kenduadihi, Bankura, West Bengal 722102 - - 2013
Gastrointestinal stromal tumours (GISTs) are infrequently encountered, mesenchymal tumours of the gastrointestinal tract of varying malignant potential. Multiple (in hundreds) small intestinal GISTs have been reported to occur only very occasionally in patients with type 1 neurofibromatosis (NF1). They are mostly silent, often detected incidentally or when complicated by bleeding ...
Fayda M - - 2012
Spontaneous pneumothorax is a rare manifestation of primary lung cancer or metastasis. It is estimated that < 1% of all cases of spontaneous pneumothorax are tumor-associated and metastatic osteogenic or soft-tissue sarcomas are associated most commonly with pneumothorax especially in the setting of cytotoxic chemotherapy or radiotherapy. In this article, ...
Hui C K - - 2012
Tumours consisting of a glandular component, either an adenoma or adenocarcinoma, and a carcinoid component are uncommon. These tumours can be differentiated into collision, composite or amphicrine tumours. Most cases reported in the literature were mixed adenocarcinoma-carcinoid tumours. To date, only four cases of mixed adenoma carcinoid tumours have been ...
Fredriksson Fanny - - 2012
Background. Intracranial haemangiopericytoma (HPC), a rare malignant tumour, should be distinguished from meningioma and solitary fibrous tumour, which have been considered as separate entities since 1993, according to histopathology and clinical characteristics. Methods. A PUBMED search for "Intracranial Haemangiopericytoma" yielded 176 articles, where 26 were of particular interest for this ...
Chandrasegaram Manju D - - 2012
BACKGROUND: Debate surrounds the management of the macroscopically normal appendix. Current literature recommends its removal given the high incidence of microscopic appendicitis, and other unusual pathologies in the normal-looking appendix. Negative appendicectomies are reported on the decline with increased use of diagnostic radiological adjuncts. METHODS: This study analysed pathologies of ...
Burnside Nathan N Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, UK. - - 2012
Management of malignant tumours of the heart remains a poorly investigated clinical area due to the scarcity of presentations. The purpose of this series and review is to present an outline of the management emphasized by our personal experience in a regional cardiothoracic centre. We reviewed all cases presenting with ...
Ploenes T T Department of Visceral Surgery, Hildegardis Academic Teaching Hospital, Hildegardisstraße 2, 5513 Mainz, - - 2013
Appendiceal neoplasms are relatively common tumours. Although these tumours are often associated with signs and symptoms of acute appendicitis, most appendiceal neoplasms are clinically silent. Appendiceal neoplasms are found in 0.7 to 1.4 per cent of all appendectomy specimens. The classification of these tumours is still confusing and precise treatment ...
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