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Baek Seung-Wook SW Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Spine Center, Busan Korea Hospital, Busan 608-811, Republic of - - 2014
Intradural tumours of the spine are usually benign and have a good prognosis, if they are diagnosed and removed early. Lumbar disc herniation is a common cause of chronic, acute, or recurrent lumbar radiculopathy. However, to date, there have been no reports of progressive neurological deficiencies due to the co-existence ...
Hafiji J J Department of Dermatology, East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust, Kent and Canterbury Hospital, Kent, - - 2014
Mohs micrographic surgery (MMS) remains the gold standard in the management of non-melanoma skin cancers (NMSCs) of the head and neck. Perioral Mohs defects pose a particular challenge for the reconstructive surgeon with over 100 procedures described in the literature. We undertook a retrospective review of all perioral cases managed ...
Rodgers B B Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery,University of Kansas Medical - - 2014
Objective: To report a case of meningioma arising from the nervus intermedius. Methods: This paper comprises a case report, literature review, and discussion regarding the presentation of a nervus intermedius meningioma, comparing and contrasting this to other relevant neoplasms of the internal auditory canal and cerebellopontine angle. Results: Tumours of ...
Kalyani R R Department of Pathology, ESIC Medical College and PGIMSR, Rajajinagar, Bangalore, Karnataka, - - 2014
Vulval fibroadenoma is rare benign tumours arising from ectopic breast tissue or mammary like anogenital glands tissue. Only a few cases are reported in medical literature. It is usually seen between 20 - 80 years of age. Excision usually has good prognosis and rarely recurs. We present two cases of ...
Garg Parul P Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology, Maharishi Markandeshwar Medical College and Hospital , Solan, India - - 2014
Fibromatosis is a fibroblastic lesion composed of uniform fibroblasts and collagen with an infiltrative growth pattern but lacking malignant cytological features. It is a rare entity and is even more unusual when found in the breast. Multicentricity in fibromatosis has been reported in 10% cases. Multicentricity in breast cancer has ...
Kose Dogan D Faculty, Department of Paediatric Hematology and Oncology, Selcuk University , Konya, Turkey - - 2014
Glomus tumours (GTs) primarily arise from glomus bodies that are located in the dermis layer of skin. However, they can be encountered ectopically in most parts of the body. As a result of researches done in a 17-month-old male patient who prssented to us with complaint of an increasingly growing ...
Palleschi Giovanni - - 2014
Schwannomas are tumours arising from Schwann cells, which sheath the peripheral nerves. Here, we report a rare case of left intrascrotal, extratesticular schwannoma. Although rare, scrotal localisation of schwannomas has been reported in male children, adult men, and elderly men. They are usually asymptomatic and are characterised by slow growth. ...
Guo Yuxing Y Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Peking University School and Hospital of Stomatology, People's Republic of China. Electronic address: - - 2014
Pleomorphic adenomas of the parapharyngeal space are difficult to remove with a margin of normal tissue. We reviewed 29 cases of extracapsular dissection of a parapharyngeal pleomorphic adenoma and found that extracapsular dissection does not increase the probability of recurrence of the tumour.
Win Thin Thin TT Department of Pathology, Sains Malaysia University, School of Medical Sciences, KELANTAN, - - 2014
Teratoma of the neck is a rare extra-gonadal teratoma. Although it can be seen in adult, most of the cases present in fetal life or early childhood. Grading and classification of teratoma is important for management and prognosis. Decision making between mature and immature teratoma is sometime challenging if it ...
Bacalja Jasna J Expert Pathologist, Department of Pathology, Dubrava University Hospital, - - 2014
Adenoid cystic carcinoma (ACC) is a malignant neoplasm that arises within secretory glands. It rarely occurs in the lacrimal gland. Kidney metastases are very rare. We report a case of a 76-year-old female patient treated with right radical nephrectomy because of the tumour mass of the right kidney. Well-circumscribed, firm, ...
Ray Animesh A Department of Pulmonary Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, VMMC and Safdarjang Hospital, New Delhi, - - 2014
Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumour (IMT) is a rare tumour affecting the tracheo-bronchial tree in the adult population. The clinical presentation of this tumour is diverse and diagnosis can be definitively clinched by histopathological examination. Treatment of this tumour usually requires surgical resection with bronchoscopic resection being described in few cases. We ...
Ghermandi R R Department of Oncological and Degenerative Spine Surgery, Rizzoli Orthopedic Institute, Bologna, Italy. - - 2014
Myoepithelioma is a very rare tumour. This tumor type has been reported in the soft tissue, ear, sinonasal cavity, breast and lung. Although rare, myoepithelioma can occur in bone. We present the first case of myoepithelioma in the spine, documenting the clinical, radiographic and pathological features.
Bakkal Bekir Hakan - - 2014
The incidence of numerous head and neck tumours is a known issue though bilateral synchronous tonsillar carcinoma reports are so uncommon that only 20 cases were found in a literature review. Most of these patients were treated with bilateral tonsillectomy followed by adjuvant radiotherapy. We report, to our knowledge, the ...
Mohanty Sujata S Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (Head: Prof. Dr. Sujata Mohanty, MDS), Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences, New Delhi 110002, India. Electronic address: - - 2014
Aggressive osteoblastoma is a rare osteoid tissue forming tumour commonly affecting the spine with predilection for the posterior elements. Calvarial involvement is extremely rare with only two reported cases in the literature. Due to its overlapping clinical, radiographic and histological features with ossifying fibroma, benign osteoblastoma and osteosarcoma, it is ...
Mazzola Clarisse R CR Urology Service, Surgery Department, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, - - 2014
Schwannomas are benign nerve sheath tumours most often associated with the cranial nerves and the peripheral nerve system of the neck and extremities. Pelvic schwannomas are rare, with only about 25 cases reported. We report the case of a 34-year-old man referred for worsening pain of 10 years duration involving ...
C S Rohini Dhanya RD Tutor, Department of Pathology, Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Medical College and Hospital , Bangalore, India .Ex-Senior Resident,Department of Pathology, Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences , Ganapathychettykulam, Kalapet, Puducherry, India - - 2014
Sertoli Leydig Cell Tumours (SLCTs) are rare, unilateral, sex cord stromal tumours of ovary, which constitute less than 1% of all the ovarian neoplasms. These tumours can be functionally diverse and they may have heterologous elements. We aim to report a case of a 25-year- old woman who presented with ...
Kumar C Yashavantha Y Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedics, M S R Medical College , Bangalore, India - - 2014
Osteochondromas are the most common benign tumours of bone. These are most commonly seen on the metaphysis of a long bone, but they can arise from any bone which is preformed from cartilage. To best of our knowledge, very few cases of osteochondroma scapula have been reported in literature. We ...
Kroczak Tadeusz T Section of Urology, Department of Surgery, St. Boniface Hospital University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, - - 2014
Renal primitive neuroectodermal tumor is a rare malignancy. These tumours rarely present with caval involvement. We report 2 cases of primitive neuroectodermal tumours (PNETs) with inferior vena cava involvement. The initial presentation and outcomes differed significantly. The diagnosis was confirmed using histologic and pathologic analysis. We present a brief literature ...
Riffat Faruque F Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Cambridge University Hospitals, University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine, Cambridge CB2 0QQ, UK; Department of Surgery, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2145, Australia. Electronic address: - - 2014
Parapharyngeal space tumours are rare and most clinicians will only see a small number during their career. We performed a systematic review of 1143 parapharyngeal space tumors published in the past 20years to increase cumulative experience. A systematic literature review was performed and data on histological diagnosis, presentation, surgical approach ...
Guerra-Jiménez Gloria G Servicio de Otorrinolaringología, Complejo Hospitalario Insular Materno Infantil (CHUIMI), Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, España. Electronic address: - - 2014
Neurofibromatosis type 2 (NF2) is an infrequent autosomal dominant disease characterised by the appearance of viii nerve schwannomas, meningiomas and ocular abnormalities. Incidence of 1:25,000 and prevalence above 1:80,000 are estimated in general. The objectives of our study were to determine current prevalence of NF2 in the Community of Cantabria ...
Pajaniappane A A Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Royal Derby Hospital, - - 2014
Objective: Liposarcomas of the larynx and its sub-sites are rare. Within this group of tumours, well-differentiated liposarcomas of the epiglottis have been only sporadically reported. In view of its infrequent presentation, difficulty still exists over the diagnosis of this pathological entity, together with uncertainty over its exact accepted management. Method: ...
Leung S T ST Department of Radiology, Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital, Chai Wan, Hong - - 2014
Metastases to the scrotal wall are very rare, and being the initial manifestation of occult primary tumours is even rarer. We report on a patient presenting with painless scrotal swelling, attributed to a solid extra-testicular mass found on ultrasonography. Subsequent investigations and surgical exploration revealed it to be a scrotal ...
Robert Thomas T Department of Neurosurgery, Hôpital de Sion, Réseau Santé Valais, Sion, Switzerland. Electronic address: - - 2014
Solitary fibrous tumours (SFTs) are rare WHO grade I mesenchymal neoplasms that were first described in the visceral pleura. A wide variety of locations of SFT have been reported but only twelve cases of intramedullary solitary fibrous tumour. We report a case of thoracic spinal cord SFT. A 49-year-old woman ...
Kocatas Ali A Department of General Surgery, Bakirkoy Dr. Sadi Konuk Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, - - 2014
Granular cell tumour (GCT), which is a rare benign soft tissue neoplasm, is mostly found in the skin and soft tissue but may develop anywhere in the body. There are less than 10 reported cases of mediastinal GCTs in the current literature. Furthermore, colonic GCTs have recently gained attention due ...
Menon Shalini S Department of ENT-Head and Neck Surgery, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, Karnataka, - - 2014
Synchronous tumours of different histological types involving the salivary gland are very rare. There have been cases reported in the literature of such tumours occurring in the parotid gland. A 52-year-old man presented with a 4-year history of gradually increasing painless swelling in the right submandibular region. The ultrasound scan ...
Ruggeri Andrea Gennaro AG Department of Neurological Sciences-Neurosurgery, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, - - 2014
A correlation between radiation therapy and cavernoma has been suspected since 1994. Since then, only a few cases of radio-induced cavernomas have been reported in the literature (85 patients). Most of them were children, and the most frequent original tumour had been medulloblastoma. The authors report a case of two ...
Kumar L K Surej LK Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, PMS College of Dental Science & Research, Golden Hills, Vattappara, Venkode, Thiruvananthapuram 695028, - - 2014
Lipomas are rare in oral and maxillofacial regions although they are the most common tumours of mesenchymal origin in human body. The etiology remains unclear. Various different theories explain the pathogenesis of this adipose tissue tumour and also different histological variants of oral lipoma have been given in literature. A ...
Namini Fariba Tabrizian - - 2014
Mesenchymal chondrosarcomas are rare malignant tumours in children, especially, in neonates. The authors present a case of congenital mesenchymal chondrosarcoma in a 1-day neonate located in sacrum. According to the authors' literature searches, this case is the first congenital sacral mesenchymal chondrosarcoma. We also reviewed the papers published in English ...
Jaipuria Jiten J Department of General Surgery, VMMC and Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi, - - 2014
Low-grade extraskeletal osteosarcoma is an extremely rare neoplasm with only nine cases reported in the literature, in which only one case involved the retroperitoneum. Tendency to dedifferentiate as well as recur with high-grade variant is known and management principles are not well defined, necessitating a continuous review of literature. We ...
Karabagli P P Pinar Karabagli, Department of Pathology, School of Medicine, Selcuk University, Selcuklu, 42075, Konya, Turkey, phone: +90 332 241 50 00, fax: +90 332 241 60 65, e-mail: - - 2014
A rare tumour, cerebellar liponeurocytoma, is classified into glioneuronal tumours under the 2000 World Health Organization (WHO) classification of tumours of the central nervous system. The current 2007 WHO classification, therefore, assigns grade II to the cerebellar liponeurocytoma. Tumours are predominantly localized in cerebellar hemispheres, and the second most common ...
Guttierez-Gonzalez E E Hospital San Agustín, Avilés (Asturias), - - 2014
The development of lentigines in areas previously involved by psoriasis has been reported in the literature, classically related to phototherapy but also to topical products. More recently, some authors have described several cases of lentigines appearing in resolving psoriatic plaques during or after treatment with anti-tumour necrosis factor (TNF) drugs ...
Haran Shankar S Urology Department, The Geelong Hospital, Ryrie Street, Geelong, VIC 3220, - - 2014
Paratesticular leiomyosarcomas are rare and can lead to significant morbidity and mortality, if inadequately diagnosed or treated. We present a case of paratesticular leiomyosarcoma in an 88-year-old man presenting with a left scrotal mass with ultrasound revealing that the mass is extratesticular. Left radical orchidectomy was performed and pathological examination ...
Barone A - - 2014
Leiomyomatosis peritonealis disseminata (PPD) is a rare smooth muscle tumour of women in the reproductive age. It is characterized by multiple small nodules on the peritoneal surface, mimicking a metastatic process. To date, about 100 cases have been reported in literature. The authors herein present an additional case consisting of ...
Okoje-Adesomoju Victoria Nwebuni VN Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University College Hospital, Ibadan 200009, - - 2014
Keratocystic odontogenic tumour (KCOT) is a benign cystic intraosseous tumour of odontogenic origin that is usually solitary except when syndromic. It rarely occurs in the maxilla; therefore a rapidly progressive, nonsyndromic bimaxillary KCOT with locoregional extension poses significant diagnostic and management challenges. To the best of the authors' knowledge, documentation ...
Berlund Paul P Department of Orthopaedics, Gold Coast University Hospital, Gold Coast, - - 2014
Triggering at the wrist with finger movement is an uncommon presentation. We present the case of a 46 year old male with painful wrist triggering with associated carpal tunnel syndrome caused by an intramuscular lipoma of the lumbrical muscle. As far as we are aware this is only the second ...
Hakim Arsany A Department of Radiology, Loerrach district hospital, Loerrach, - - 2014
Myelolipoma is an uncommon benign tumour composed of mature fat tissue and haematopoietic elements and is most commonly found in the adrenal gland. We report a case, which was discovered incidentally on chest X-ray, of a rare occurrence of multifocal extra-adrenal myelolipoma in the thoracic paravertebral region. This was further ...
Bannister Miles M 0000-0003-1547-4797 Department of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Foresterhill Road, Aberdeen AB25 2ZN, - - 2014
Papillary-cystic variant of acinic cell carcinoma is a rare tumour confined to salivary gland tissue. Here, we report the first case ever to manifest in a tumour affecting the lacrimal gland, a completely different tissue type, and review the current published literature on this type of tumour.
Nappi L - - 2014
This is the report of three cases of unsuspected uterine leiomyosarcoma diagnosed by pathologist after hysteroscopic resection. The literature on this issue has been reviewed. Mesenchymal uterine tumors are rare malignancies, occurring in only 17 per one million women annually. The three most common variants of uterine sarcoma are endometrial ...
Daga Dhiraj D Dr. Sampurnanand Medical College, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, - - 2014
Chromophobe renal cell carcinoma (RCC), a subtype of RCC, accounts for 4-6% of all RCC and has better prognosis then conventional RCC. Sarcomatoid dedifferentiation is thought to represent the high-grade end of all subtypes. This makes chromophobe RCC with sarcomatoid changes a rare entity associated with poor prognosis in most ...
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 ...
Kers Jesper - - 2013
Around 10 per cent of catecholamine-secreting tumours can be found outside the adrenal medulla (paraganglioma). We report a case of a functional sporadic paraganglioma that was localized lateral to the prostate without causing lower urinary tract symptoms. A 76-year old male with an extensive history of cardiovascular disease suffered from ...
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 ...
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