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Ray J - - 1999
A very rare case of a sebaceous carcinoma of the external auditory canal with basal cell differentiation is presented. Fewer than 400 cases affecting any part of the body have so far been reported and of that only seven cases have been known to involve the external auditory canal. The ...
Lam K Y - - 1999
Hamartoma and peliosis are uncommon splenic lesions. Approximately 120 splenic hamartomas and 40 splenic peliosis have been reported in the English literature. In the present study, a unique case of multiple splenic hamartomas with peliosis was reported. The splenic lesions were incidental findings in a 36-year-old man with ruptured sarcomatoid ...
Cheng M S - - 1999
Papillomatosis arising from the biliary tree is a well recognized but rare entity. We encountered two patients with this condition. However, one of them had associated hepatocellular carcinoma and cirrhosis and the other had concomitant recurrent pyogenic cholangitis. To our knowledge, these associations have not been reported before. We, therefore, ...
Scully C - - 1999
Adenosquamous carcinoma is a rare tumour in the oral cavity and is characterised histologically by carcinomatous change in surface epithelium, in association with adenocarcinoma affecting the ducts of minor salivary glands. Only a dozen cases have previously been reported in the oral cavity, but all have shown an aggressive course ...
Hensel K S - - 1999
A case report and literature review are presented involving a fatal case of squamous cell carcinoma of the lower extremity. The unique aspects of this patient include the young age at presentation (35 years old), and the association with both a burn scar (Marjolin's) ulcer and a draining osteomyelitis fistulus ...
Bremnes R M - - 1999
Pilomatrix carcinoma, the malignant counterpart of pilomatrixoma, is rare, with only 55 cases reported, and only four cases with visceral metastases described in the literature. Here we present a case report and a literature review on this rare tumour. A 74-year-old male with a pilomatrix carcinoma from the left temporal ...
Brat D J - - 1999
The authors determined whether clinically relevant diagnostic information would be lost by examination of <3 levels per tissue core in prostate needle biopsy specimens. They evaluated 439 consecutive sextant biopsy specimens for the following three histopathologic features: presence of adenocarcinoma involving one core, Gleason pattern 4 in cases of grade ...
Paricio Rubio J F - - 1999
Squamous cell carcinoma of the penis arising on lichen sclerosus et atrophicus is rarely reported. A case is described in a 63-year-old man who had been diagnosed of lichen sclerosus et atrophicus 3 years before. The previously reported cases, the association of these diseases in women and men, and the ...
Huang W S - - 1999
Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) with acquired porphyria is a very rare condition. It is characterized variably by hyperpigmentation, skin fragility and photodistributed subepidermal vesicles. The serum, urine and/or stool porphyrin levels, usually markedly elevated, can change according to the clinical course. We report here a case of hepatocellular carcinoma presenting with ...
Iezzoni J C - - 1999
Inhibin is a heterodimeric glycoprotein originally detected in gonadal tissues. One report described inhibin immunopositivity in 17 of 19 hepatocellular carcinomas (HCCs) and the hepatocytes of the surrounding nonneoplastic parenchyma. The reported immunohistochemical method, which used avidin-biotin complex, did not describe blocking endogenous biotin. Since liver tissue may contain high ...
Boyle N H - - 1999
The presentation of parathyroid carcinoma in patients with chronic renal failure is rare, although with improvements in life expectancy associated with this condition there have now been 12 reported cases, including the first case we report here. It has been proposed that in these cases there has been a malignant ...
Tan L - - 1999
Intravesical administration of bacillus Calmette-Guérin is a relatively simple procedure used in the treatment of superficial transitional cell carcinoma of the urinary bladder. It is usually well tolerated with few major side effects. In rare instances, systemic complications can result in death. The usual autopsy finding is that of caseating ...
Russ B W - - 1999
Transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder is the most common tumor of the urinary tract. However, it has only been reported twice in the literature to be associated with the paraneoplastic syndrome dermatomyositis. We report a case of amyopathic dermatomyositis in a patient whose painless gross hematuria was due to ...
Tsekeris P - - 1999
Multiple primary malignant tumors in the same patient are very rare. Moreover, cases with primary ovarian and renal cell carcinoma in the same patient is an extremely rare phenomenon. In this report, a case with these two primaries is described. Concomitantly, some data suggesting a relationship of these primaries with ...
Ptochos A - - 1999
Primary renal malignant fibrous histiocytoma is a rare tumor of the kidney. We report an additional case noting, as other authors have, the similarity in clinical presentation with renal cell carcinoma. We also review the 23 documented cases of the international literature, emphasizing the current diagnostic approaches and therapeutic management.
Wymenga A N - - 1999
A 37-year old woman, presenting with severe hypercalcaemia-associated pancreatitis with pseudocyst formation, was admitted to intensive care because she developed ARDS with respiratory failure. Skeletal metastasis from non-small cell bronchial carcinoma were subsequently diagnosed. After she developed arterial occlusion in the lower limb, supportive treatment was withdrawn. Severe pancreatitis is ...
Takai N - - 1999
In spite of many references to carcinoma arising from endometriosis at extrauterine sites, there are few documented cases of carcinoma developing in association with adenomyosis. We present 2 rare cases of adenocarcinoma arising from adenomyosis. The relationship between prior frequent estrogen use and carcinogenesis and the possible effects of chemotherapy ...
Goodell W M - - 1998
BACKGROUND: The follicular variant of papillary carcinoma (FVPC) presents significant diagnostic difficulty using fine-needle aspiration (FNA). Diagnoses by FNA vary considerably and usually are categorized as follicular proliferations. METHODS: Conventional Papanicolaou, Diff-Quik, and hematoxylin and eosin stained FNAs from 16 cases of histologically confirmed FVPC were examined retrospectively. Each case ...
Nakazawa M - - 1998
Central acinic cell carcinoma is extremely rare; only six cases have been reported in the literature. An unusual case of central acinic cell carcinoma of the mandible in an 84-year-old Japanese woman is presented. This is thought to be the seventh case of central acinic cell carcinoma described in the ...
Combemale P - - 1998
Erythema dyschromicum perstans (EDP), described by Convit et al. in 1961, is a rare dermatosis. Its relationship with ashy dermatosis (AD), described by Ramirez in 1957, is still a matter of debate. We report a typical case of EDP. The patient, of North African origin, had a dyschromic (hypo- and ...
Mineta H - - 1998
BACKGROUND: Recently the HPV genome has been detected in 75-80% of uterine cervical squamous cell carcinomas. High-risk HPV 16,18,31,33, and 45 are frequently associated with invasive carcinoma of the oral cavity, oropharynx, larynx, and nasal cavity. In this study we investigated the association of HPV16 and 18 in head and ...
Spiro R H - - 1998
The salient clinical and pathological features of verrucous carcinoma, as first described by Ackerman in 1948, are reviewed. Two case reports are presented. The first concerns a personal experience with a patient who had five surgical procedures for multifocal oral verrucous carcinoma and remains alive and well 28 years after ...
Di Gregorio C - - 1998
A case of perineural infiltration from recurrent cutaneous basal cell carcinoma of the chin is reported. Clinical presentation, surgical treatment, and pathological evidence are discussed. This report stresses the importance of a correct follow-up and an accurate clinical staging in order to identifying clinical signs highly suspicious for neoplastic perineural ...
Aktas S - - 1998
Patellar metastases are very rare. There have been approximately 20 cases reported in the literature. We have also noted two other reports of patellar metastasis from lung carcinoma as the first manifestation of lung cancer in our literature review. We present a case of patellar metastasis as the first manifestation ...
Lim S C - - 1998
Malignant transformation of ovarian mature cystic teratomas is reported to occur in about 1% of cases. The most common malignant evolution is that of squamous cell carcinoma and one of the least common is that of small cell carcinoma. We report a case of distant metastasis from a small cell ...
Simko E J - - 1998
BACKGROUND: Ameloblastic carcinoma is a rare, aggressive odontogenic neoplasm of the jaws in which the epithelial cells exhibit cytologic features of recognizable ameloblastoma and malignancy. Cases with metastasis have been infrequently reported. METHODS: A case of a 64-year-old white woman with mandibular ameloblastic carcinoma with documented distant metastasis is presented. ...
Chang K M - - 1998
In case of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), the gallbladder is less frequently involved and metastasis to the gallbladder, together with its significant clinical manifestations, is rarely discussed in the literature in detail. HCC with metastasis to the gallbladder, initially presenting as gallbladder intraluminal hemorrhage and perforation, has not been previously reported. ...
Peres M F - - 1998
We report herein a rare instance in which a patient presented with a hemorrhagic cerebral metastasis as the initial manifestation of a hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). A few cases of cerebral metastasis from HCC have been reported in the literature, mainly from eastern countries. This is the first report from South ...
Bardaji M - - 1998
In the English literature, there have only been seven reports of metastasis from cancer of the gallbladder to the skin. This is the report of a 75-year-old woman who developed cutaneous metastasis from an adenocarcinoma of the gallbladder which was confirmed histologically. We report the uncommon metastatic potential of gallbladder ...
Seseke F - - 1998
We report on a patient with clear cell adenocarcinoma of the left kidney and a solitary metastasis to the cervix uteri. Metastases from renal cell carcinoma to the female genitalia are uncommon and metastatic involvement of the uterus is very rare. To our knowledge, no more then five cases have ...
Sammak B - - 1998
We report two cases of needle track seeding in the subcutaneous tissue and intercostal muscles following percutaneous ethanol injection for the treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma. In one patient, tumor seeding was observed 11 months after a total of 12 alcohol injections, and in the other patient, tumor seeding was observed ...
Chan P T - - 1998
Malignancy metastasis to the penis is an uncommon clinicopathological entity. We present two cases of malignant priapism following penile metastasis, in which the diagnosis was established by core needle biopsy of the corpus cavernosum. Primary tumors were urothelial carcinoma of the urinary bladder in one case (the patient having concomitant ...
Ohye R G - - 1998
Primary pulmonary tumors are infrequent in children. Bronchioloalveolar carcinoma has been documented rarely in the pediatric population. Before this report, there have been only three cases of bronchioloalveolar carcinoma in patients less than 16 years of age. Our two cases represent two of the youngest cases (ages 6 and 15 ...
Umekita Y - - 1998
A case of lipid-secreting carcinoma in the right breast of a 78-year-old Japanese woman is reported. Light microscopy revealed solid alveolar proliferation in the majority of tumor cells, which had abundant foamy cytoplasm. A variable amount of neutral lipid was identified in the cytoplasm of the tumor cells by Sudan ...
Lam D S - - 1998
The caruncle is an uncommon site for the occurrence of neoplasm despite its diverse histological composition of conjunctival, lacrimal, and skin tissues. The following case report describes a 66-year-old man who suffered from a primary undifferentiated carcinoma of the left caruncle. He remained well with no evidence of recurrence 24 ...
Weir M M - - 1998
Transitional cell metaplasia (TCM) of the cervix is rarely reported in the pathology literature. To our knowledge, no case reports describing TCM in cervicovaginal smears exist. We report the cytologic features of TCM and compare them with squamous-cell carcinoma in situ (CIS), tubal metaplasia (TM), and atrophy. One hundred twenty-seven ...
Pronchik D J - - 1998
Pleural effusion as a manifestation of malignancy is commonly encountered in clinical practice; most are transudates or exudates of endogenous body fluids. We report a case of pleural effusion that is directly related to the inadvertent infusion of chemotherapeutic agents into the hemithorax of a patient with ovarian carcinoma. With ...
Jambhekar N A - - 1998
BACKGROUND: Metastasis of histologically benign chondroblastoma is a rare event. The authors report a new case, 12th in the literature, wherein multiple lung metastases appeared almost simultaneously with the primary lesion in the right talus bone. METHODS: A histologic evaluation of the primary lesion in the talus and the pulmonary ...
Berge J K - - 1998
Malignant mesenchymal tumors of the larynx constitute 0.3% to 1% of all laryngeal cancers, and of these osteosarcoma is the rarest. Our review of the literature identified only 12 cases of osteosarcoma of the larynx, all of which occurred in men. Rarely, osteosarcoma of the larynx may follow radiation therapy ...
Houston G D - - 1998
Sinonasal undifferentiated carcinoma is a rare, highly aggressive neoplasm of the paranasal sinuses. Approximately 40 cases of this neoplasm have been reported to date. Microscopically, this neoplasm is composed of medium-sized cohesive cells arranged in nests, ribbons, and trabeculae having hyperchromatic nuclei, often with prominent nucleoli. A high mitotic rate, ...
Uchiyama K - - 1998
The majority of cases of hemobilia are of traumatic or vascular origin; however, we report herein the rare case of a 51-year-old man with early carcinoma of the gallbladder accompanied by hemobilia. He had been diagnosed as having gallbladder polyps during an admission to a local hospital for treatment of ...
Schuster J M - - 1998
BACKGROUND: Metastasis to the pineal region is rare, and there are no previously reported cases of esophageal carcinoma metastatic to the pineal region. CASE DESCRIPTION: We now present two cases of solitary esophageal carcinoma metastatic to the pineal region. In each case there was no evidence of disease progression at ...
Holzinger F - - 1998
Only 34 cases of primary cystic duct carcinoma have previously been published in the literature. Most of these cases presented with upper abdominal pain and a palpable mass in the right upper quadrant due to gallbladder hydrops or cholecystitis. We report a case of cystic duct carcinoma with the clinical ...
Iizawa H - - 1998
We report herein the extremely unusual case of a 71-year-old woman with signet-ring cell carcinoma of the ileum. She originally presented with a 6-month history of intermittent nausea and abdominal distention, but initial examinations, including gastrointestinal fiberscopy, ultrasonography, and computed tomography (CT) scan, failed to reveal any cause of her ...
Norman J T - - 1998
Metastatic malignancy to the umbilicus, also known as Sister Mary Joseph's nodule, is a rare condition, which to our knowledge has not been reported in a child. We present a case of an umbilical metastasis from carcinoma of the colon in a boy who was also receiving chemotherapy for mediastinal ...
Giacomini P G - - 1998
Secondary involvement of the larynx and pharynx by malignant neoplasms arising in contiguous structures is well known, but metastases to the larynx from distant tumors are rare. In the present paper a case of signet ring cell carcinoma of the transverse colon metastatic to the left pyriform sinus is reported. ...
Egoshi K - - 1998
A woman presented with a history of weight loss and muscle weakness. A laboratory test revealed hypokalemia and elevation of plasma 11-deoxycorticosterone (DOC). CT showed a left adrenal mass. A left adrenalectomy was performed. The histological and immunohistochemical diagnosis showed a DOC-producing adrenocortical carcinoma. This cancer is very rare; only ...
Ladocsi L T - - 1998
We report the case of an 87-year-old man with basal cell carcinoma (BCC) of the penis. Treatment was by excisional biopsy and there was no recurrence after thirty-four months. Although BCC is a common skin tumor, it rarely occurs on the penis. A review of the literature shows that most ...
Park S T - - 1997
Seventy-one ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) patients were reported to the tumor registry at the National Naval Medical Center between 1986 and 1995. This number represents 6.5% of all breast cancer patients. We did not include the patients with microinvasion or infiltrating ductal carcinoma with extensive DCIS in this study. ...
Feinmesser M - - 1997
The modulating effects of mesoderm on ectoderm during the embryonic period have been well documented. Some cutaneous conditions such as dermatofibroma with basaloid proliferation are examples of such a relationship. Seven cases of basal cell carcinoma (BCC) developing in port-wine stains and one case developing over an arteriovenous (AV) malformation ...
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