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Baker Cr C St George's Hospital, London, - - 2012
We report on an original case of a 64 year old lady diagnosed with an extraadrenal mesenteric paraganglioma associated with an incidental histological finding of a gallbladder paraganglion. Paragangliomas are rare neuroendocrine, neural crest-derived tumours, found in diverse locations and display variable catecholamine secreting behaviour. Malignant potential can be difficult ...
Dava Chaido J - - 2012
Inflammatory pseudotumour (IPT) is a rare benign pseudoneoplastic proliferation of unknown etiology, often showing locally aggressive behaviour. Conflicting theories about exaggerated response to injury versus true neoplastic origin have been suggested. We report a case of laryngeal pseudotumour in a 73-year-old man presenting with hoarseness and slowly progressive dyspnea and ...
Lin Bo - - 2012
Osteoblastoma is a very rare primary bone tumour in the maxillofacial region. We report 2 cases of osteoblastoma in the maxilla and mandible, respectively. Histologically, the tumour is composed of small, irregular bony trabeculae and osteoids that are separated by a vascular stroma, and it should be considered in the ...
Thomas Sunitha - - 2012
Angioleiomyomas are benign mesenchymal tumours commonly occurring in the subcutis of extremities. They are typically composed of interlacing fascicles of smooth muscle cells with intersecting vascular channels. Angioleiomyomas of the uterus are rare with only very few case reports available in literature. Herein, we report a case of this rare ...
Bruyeer Eveline E Department of Radiology, University Hospitals Leuven, Herestraat 49, 3000 Leuven, - - 2012
Lipoblastoma is a rare benign tumour arising from embryonic white fat. The tumours occur primarily in infancy and early childhood and usually arise from the limbs and the trunk, but neck involvement is rare. We report three cases of head and neck lipoblastoma. In all cases, imaging showed a well-delineated, ...
d'Adesky C - - 2012
Leiomyosarcomas (LMSs) of the sinonasal tracts are rarely reported. We present a case of an LMS of the left inferior nasal concha, and discuss the management options with review of the literature. A 72-year-old female patient presented with epistaxis. Clinical examination and medical imaging showed a tumour arising from the ...
Kurumatani Norio - - 2012
This author comprehensively reviewed the literature on asbestos carcinogenicity up to the Report and Recommendations by Union Internationale Contra Cancrum (UICC) Working Group on asbestos and cancer in 1964. The first cases of mesothelioma and lung cancer in necropsied patients with asbestosis were reported in 1933 and 1934, respectively. After ...
Nie Q-B - - 2012
Cavernous angioma is an uncommon vascular malformation of the central nervous system with a tumoural aspect. Spinal cavernous angioma mainly occurs within vertebral bodies; only 3 - 5% of tumours are located entirely in the vertebral canal. This case report describes a case of cavernous angioma, originating from the nerve ...
Zhang J-J - - 2012
Only 22 cases of primary pulmonary paraganglioma have been reported previously. This report presents a case of paraganglioma that arose in the lung of a 38-year-old woman who presented with chest pain and paroxysmal cough with little sputum. Positron emission tomography-computed tomography scan demonstrated two homogeneous masses in the left ...
Tolia M - - 2012
Bone metastasis secondary to vulvar carcinoma is an infrequent clinical entity. Only ten cases have been published in the literature. We describe a case of squamous vulvar carcinoma, that presented with cervical vertebral involvement, as a part of distant spread. A 69-year-old woman presented with radicular pain and a painful ...
Koppad Sanjay N SN Department of General Surgery, Rural Medical College, Pravara Medical Trust, Loni, Maharashtra, Pin Code - 413736, - - 2012
Spermatocytic Seminoma is an unusual germ cell tumour known to arise from testis only. It is associated with good prognosis. Testicular tumours as such are uncommon in Asia as compared to western countries. In the literature only five cases of bilateral synchronous Spermatocytic Seminoma have been reported. Fifty years male ...
Harling Leanne - - 2012
Papillary fibroelastomas are rare primary tumours of cardiac origin accounting for approximately 10% of all primary cardiac neoplasms. Due to a high thromboembolic risk, surgical excision is the mainstay of treatment in these patients and median sternotomy the most widely used approach. We describe the case of a 43 year-old ...
Schaefer Inga-Marie - - 2012
Pulmonary carcinosarcoma is a biphasic tumour with an unfavourable prognosis. The differential diagnosis includes pulmonary blastoma and is often challenging. We here describe a case of blastomatoid pulmonary carcinosarcoma in a 58-year-old patient, who underwent surgical resection. Histopathological examination revealed immature glandular epithelium resembling high-grade fetal adenocarcinoma expressing epithelial markers ...
Balakrishnan Anila - - 2012
Intraneural lipomas of the ulnar nerve or its branches are rare benign tumours. Although most intraneural lipomas present as asymptomatic tumours, some may present as compression neuropathies due to their location. In the majority of cases these tumours can be enucleated without damage to the nerve fibres.
Hong S C SC Department of General Obstetrics and Gynaecology, KK Women's and Children's Hospital, - - 2012
► We present four cases of benign granular cell tumours of the vulva managed between 1998 and 2001. ► We discuss the clinical and histopathological features of this condition. ► Treatment of this condition is primarily surgical.
Roy Somsubhra Datta - - 2012
GIST is the commonest mesenchymal tumour of the gastrointestinal tract. Jejunal GIST is rare and spontaneous perforation of asymptomatic jejunal GIST is unique. A review of the English literature reveals only fifteen cases of perforated GIST till date. Pre-operative diagnosis is difficult. Diagnosis is confirmed on histopathology and immuno-histochemistry. Complete ...
Balakrishnan Chenicheri - - 2012
Giant fibrolipomas involving the upper extremities are rare tumours. These large masses grow slowly and produce symptoms due to their size, location and compression of adjacent structures. Surgical excision usually leads to complete recovery from symptoms.
Perumal C J - - 2011
Odontomas are the most common benign tumours of odontogenic origin. Due to their hamartomatous nature, they are usually asymptomatic but can cause impaction of one or more teeth. They consist microscopically of all the tissue types found in a developed tooth. We present a case of a large sequestrating complex ...
Shah Priti Prasad PP Department of Surgery, Bharati Vidyapeeth University Medical College, Pune, India ; 722/43/44, Laxmi Abhishek Society, Laxmi Park, Navi Peth, Pune-30, - - 2013
Primary Small bowel tumours are rare accounting for only 3-6% of GI neoplasm; 1-2% of these are malignant. Their presentation is usually with nonspecific symptoms that causes delay in diagnosis and consequently a worse outcome for the patient. We report a case of Jejunal adenocarcinoma where early diagnosis and treatment ...
Keh Siew M SM ENT Department, St Johns Hospital, Livingston; ; Department, Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, Scotland, - - 2011
Carcinosarcoma is a rare malignant 'mixed' tumour in the head and neck region. We present a case of carcinosarcoma in a long standing parotid lump and share our experience in the management of the disease together with a review of recent English literature on the subject.
Middela Seshikanth - - 2011
Primary Osteosarcoma of the breast is an aggressive and relatively rare tumour whose prognosis is very poor.It is often a diagnostic dilemma to the pathologists and the surgeons are perplexed due to its aggressive behaviour as its pathology and prognostic factors are unclear. Due to its rarity we suggest pooling ...
Sporniak-Tutak Katarzyna - - 2011
Temporomandibular joint ankylosis is defined as bony or fibrous adhesion of the anatomic joint components accompanied by a limitation in opening the mouth, causing difficulties with mastication, speaking and oral hygiene as well as inadvertently influencing mandibular growth. Surgical treatment procedures include arthroplasty of the joint cavity with or without ...
Steinmann Scott P - - 2011
Hemiarthroplasty involves replacement of the distal portion of the humerus without replacement of the ulna. This article reviews the literature on hemiarthroplasty of the ulnohumeral and radiocapitellar joints. It discusses the indications and outcomes of the technique and summarizes the author's experiences and results.
Jain Sanjay K - - 2011
Haemangiomas account for approximately 1% of all bone tumours and commonly involve the skull and the vertebrae Dorfman et al. (Human Pathol 2:349-376, 1971). Rare costal originated haemangiomas have been reported as a case report in literature Clements et al. (Am Surgeon 64:1027-1029, 1998), Filosso et al. (J Cardiovasc Surg ...
Cai J - - 2011
Pigmented villonodular synovitis (PVNS) is an uncommon benign proliferative disorder of synovium that may involve joints, tendon sheaths, and bursae. It most often affects the knees, and less frequently involves other joints. It presents in the temporomandibular joints (TMJs) extremely rarely. The authors report an elderly female patient with PVNS ...
Chakravarti Arunabh - - 2011
Teratomas of the head and neck due to their obscure origin, bizarre microscopic appearance, unpredictable behaviour and often dramatic clinical presentation are a clinical surprise. This article focuses on pediatric head and neck teratomas and on their diversity and rarity and also reviews the recent terminology of this group of ...
Mouterde Gaël - - 2011
OBJECTIVE: To describe the means of optimizing methotrexate therapy for rheumatoid arthritis in daily clinical practice, based on a systematic literature review. METHODS: We systematically reviewed the literature by searching the PubMed, Embase, and Cochrane databases and reviewing communications to ACR and EULAR meetings for studies on methotrexate starting dosages, ...
Alemán Navas R M - - 2011
Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) dislocation can be classified into four groups (anterior, posterior, lateral, and superior) depending on the direction of displacement and the location of the condylar head. All the groups are rare except for anterior dislocation. 'Inverse' TMJ dislocation is a bilateral anterior and superior dislocation with impaction of ...
Romañach Mário José - - 2011
Pigmented villonodular synovitis (PVNS) is an aggressive proliferative lesion that usually involves the synovial tissues of big joints. To date, there are ∼52 cases of PVNS affecting the temporomandibular joint reported in the English-language literature, about one-third of them exhibiting intracranial involvement. We herein describe an additional case of PVNS ...
Thevissen Kristof - - 2011
Our aim was to systematically review the literature on the diagnostic and prognostic value of synovial biopsy in undifferentiated peripheral inflammatory arthritis (UPIA) as an evidence base for generating clinical practice recommendations. The results lead to multinational recommendations in the 3e Initiative in Rheumatology. We performed a systematic literature review ...
Li Xue Feng - - 2011
Study Design. Case report.Objective. Here we present a rare case of chronic C1-2 dislocation with absence of odontoid process that underwent posterior C1-2 arthrodesis using C1 hooks and C2 pedicle screws.Summary of Background Data. C1-2 dislocation is a rare but fatal upper cervical injury. To date, there have been many ...
Amaral Márcio Bruno - - 2011
Abstract -  Superolateral dislocation of the intact mandibular condyle (SDIMC) is rare. This case report focuses on a 15-year-old teenager who was involved in a motor vehicle accident as well a literature review regarding the SDIMC. Clinical examination demonstrated a diffuse edema in the midfacial area and a left lateral deflection ...
Hakozaki Michiyuki - - 2011
Although calcium pyrophosphate dehydrate (CPPD) deposition disease, including pseudogout, is a relatively common disease affecting the major joints, especially the knee, pseudogout in the acromioclavicular (AC) joint is very uncommon. We describe two cases of acute pseudogout attacks of the AC joint in elderly patients. Radiological findings showed chondrocalcinosis in ...
Perumal C J CJ Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, School of Oral Health Sciences, University of Limpopo, Medunsa, Limpopo South - - 2013
Odontomas are the most common benign tumours of odontogenic origin. Due to their hamartomatous nature, they are usually asymptomatic but can cause impaction of one or more teeth. They consist microscopically of all the tissue types found in a developed tooth. We present a case of a large sequestrating complex ...
Inkster Teresa - - 2011
A case of septic arthritis post anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction secondary to Clostridium sporogenes is described in a 19-year-old man. C sporogenes is a rare clinical pathogen and this is believed to be the first case of septic arthritis due to the organism. The patient responded to arthroscopic washout, synovectomy ...
Pekarek Brian - - 2011
Intra-articular corticosteroid injections are frequently used in the management of both osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis, with most evidence and articles confined to the knee joint. There are few articles that deal with intra-articular corticosteroid injections in the foot and ankle. The aim of this critical literature review is to find ...
Peters James E - - 2011
The purpose of this is case-based review is to report a series of patients with rheumatoid arthritis who developed stridor and highlight this potentially life-threatening manifestation of the disease. We report three cases from the Rheumatology Department of University College Hospital, London and review the literature on the prevalence, clinical ...
Phelan Eimear - - 2011
We report an unusual and rare cause of preauricular swelling and review the most recent literature concerning synovial osteochondromatosis of the temporomandibular joint. We report the clinical and radiologic findings of a case of synovial osteochondromatosis of the temporomandibular joint that presented as preauricular swelling in a female patient. This ...
Brettschneider Christian - - 2011
"Patient-Reported Outcome" (PRO) is used as an umbrella term for different concepts for measuring subjectively perceived health status e. g. as treatment effects. Their common characteristic is, that the appraisal of the health status is reported by the patient himself. In order to describe the informative value of PRO in ...
Conte-Neto Nicolau - - 2011
Bisphosphonate-related osteonecrosis of the jaw (BRONJ) is a clinical condition characterized by the presence of exposed bone in the maxillofacial region. Its pathogenesis is still undetermined, but may be associated with risk factors such as rheumatoid arthritis (RA). The aim of this paper is to report two unpublished cases of ...
Lim L L Royal Albert Edward Infirmary, Wigan, - - 2011
We report a rare case of small bowel infarction due to superior mesenteric artery occlusion secondary to cardiac tumour embolism. To our knowledge, this has not been previously reported in the literature. This case highlights a rare case and reviews current knowledge on the subject.
Singisetti Kiran - - 2011
We describe here an unusual case of volar dislocation of the radiocarpal joint due to a complete tear of the dorsal radiocarpal ligament. Plain radiographs taken at initial presentation did not reveal any obvious abnormality. There was no associated bony lesion or intrinsic wrist ligament injury. Radiocarpal dislocations should be ...
Ramakrishnan Y - - 2011
Neurogenic tumours of the larynx, particularly schwannomas are rare. We report a case report of a schwannoma in a 30-year-old woman which was excised endoscopically. The aim of this paper is to highlight this rare condition and management options to the otolaryngological community.
Steckler David D - - 2011
A congenital granular cell tumour is rare, and presents in newborns as a mass arising from the alveolus. While its pathogenesis is unclear, it has no malignant potential and may, occasionally, spontaneously regress postpartum. Successful treatment usually consists of conservative simple excision.
Norris Byron K - - 2011
To discuss the incidence, diagnosis, laryngeal findings, and management of arytenoid dislocation as a separate entity from vocal fold paralysis. Literature review. A contemporary review of the literature was performed by searching the terms arytenoid cartilage dislocation and subluxation in various combinations. Articles were analyzed and selected based on relevance ...
Coombs Ac A John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, - - 2011
Ameloblastoma is a benign odontogenic tumour which commonly recurs after initial surgery; most recurrences occur at the site of the primary tumour. A rare case of recurrence of a maxillary ameloblastoma in the frontal sinuses is presented. To our knowledge there are no previous reports in the literature of a ...
Hou Zhiyong - - 2011
Pelvic dislocations are rare during labor, and the treatment is controversial. We report two cases of young women who sustained postpartum disruption of the pelvic ring: one case is an 8.8 cm wide separation of the pubic symphysis with sacroiliac joint disruption underwent surgical stabilization and the second case with ...
Prabhakar V - - 2010
Dislocation of the temporomandibular joint occurs when the mandibular condyle is displaced anteriorly beyond the articular eminence and represents 3% of all dislocated joints reported in the body. Superolateral dislocation of the condyle into the temporal fossa is well documented in the literature, but anterosuperior dislocation without an associated fracture ...
Siddiqui Mashfiqul A - - 2011
Knee locking is often caused by a torn meniscus or loose body. A rare cause of knee locking is a superior dislocation of the patella following trauma with less than 20 reported cases in the English literature. An unusual case of a locked knee secondary to interlocking osteophytes between the ...
Petrov Dmitriy - - 2010
An asymptomatic enlargement of the medial clavicle is a condition that is often both missed and misdiagnosed. We review the most common causes of an isolated and asymptomatic enlargement of the medial clavicle. Underlying aetiologies include osteoarthritis of the sternoclavicular joint, condensing osteitis, spontaneous dislocation of the sternoclavicular joint, and ...
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