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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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Borgaonkar Vijay V Department of Surgery, Seth Nandalal Dhoot Hospital, A-1, MIDC, Chikalthana, Aurangabad, 431005 Maharashtra - - 2013
Torsion of greater omentum is a rare cause of acute abdominal pain. It can be primary or secondary. Secondary omental torsions are associated with a number of preexisting conditions like inguinal hernia (most common), tumours, cysts, internal or external herniation, foci of intra-abdominal inflammation and postsurgical wound or scarring. Torsion ...
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 ...
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