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Gurgan Timur - - 2007
Fertility-preserving treatment with progestin may be considered in nulliparous women with well-differentiated endometrial carcinoma. Recently, assisted reproductive treatments have been performed to achieve a rapid pregnancy in such cases. This report evaluates a 39-year-old woman who admitted with menorrhagia and primary infertility. Owing to persistent menstrual irregularity and thick endometrium, ...
Benlyazid Adil - - 2007
MATERIAL AND METHODS: A case of ameloblastic carcinoma of the maxilla arising in a 90-year-old patient is presented along with a review of 65 other cases of the international literature. RESULTS: The median age was 44 years with a predominance of men (42/66). The maxilla was concerned in almost one ...
Hiraki Masatsugu - - 2007
Signet ring cell carcinoma occurring in the biliary tract is extremely rare. We herein report the case of a 78-year-old Japanese woman demonstrating signet ring cell carcinoma of the lower bile duct with a rapid growth. Computed tomography of the pancreas head pointed out a circular thickness in the lower ...
Han Liying - - 2007
Leptomeningeal spread of advanced squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) of the uterine cervix is unusual. To our knowledge, very few cases were reported in the English literature. We report a case of a 39-yr-old woman who presented with leptomeningeal metastasis from a stage IIb SCC of uterine cervix. The diagnosis was ...
Lapthanasupkul Puangwan - - 2007
OBJECTIVES: To determine the prevalence of oral leukoplakia and erythroplakia in a group of Thai patients and to study the clinical and pathologic features of these 2 lesions. METHOD AND MATERIALS: Cases having provisional diagnoses of leukoplakia and erythroplakia between 1973 and 2004 were retrieved from the files of the ...
Misago Noriyuki - - 2007
We herein report an unusual case of apocrine carcinoma on the forehead. The lesion was formed by the anastomosis of numerous tubular structures with widespread decapitation secretion, thus demonstrating apocrine differentiation. However, we observed some unusual histopathologic features that differed from those found in typical examples of apocrine ductal carcinoma, ...
Messer Caroline K - - 2007
OBJECTIVE: To present a case of concomitant secretion of cortisol, androgens, and 11-deoxycorticosterone (DOC) by an adrenocortical carcinoma and review the literature in an attempt to identify similar cases. METHODS: The patient's medical history, physical examination, laboratory data, computed tomographic scan, and histopathologic results were analyzed and summarized in a ...
Tavares Antonio J - - 2007
The objective of this study is to describe the case of a patient presenting advanced epidermoid carcinoma of the penis associated to myiasis. A 41-year-old patient presenting with a necrotic lesion of the distal third of the penis infested with myiasis was attended in the emergency room of our hospital ...
Stroup Sean P - - 2007
Renal-cell carcinoma (RCC) is rarely reported during pregnancy. Both the open and the laparoscopic approach to nephrectomy have been used effectively and safely in pregnant patients with RCC. We report a unique case of a 52-year-old woman found to have RCC during twin gestation who was treated with retroperitoneoscopic radical ...
Koh Cherry E - - 2007
Ectopic liver is hepatic tissue that histologically resembles the mother tissue but is located at a site away from its usual location. Initially thought to be a rare anatomical anomaly of no clinical significance, it is now increasingly recognised to be capable of causing clinically relevant pathology. More specifically, it ...
Kotwal Sanjeev - - 2007
A novel case of squamous cell carcinoma of scrotum that developed in a well-healed, uncomplicated scar following an infertility procedure.
Rodriguez Carlos - - 2007
Metastasis of basal cell carcinoma (BCC) rarely occurs. Few cases have been reported in the literature; those cases reported generally resulted from chronic, extensive, recurrent lesions on the head or neck. Metastases may involve lymph nodes, the lungs, and bone, as well as abdominal viscera. Once distant metastasis takes place, ...
Carreras R - - 2007
The histological criteria for cervical intraepithelial neoplastic lesions and their follow-ups have been established, but their reproducibility, specificity and sensibility are not certain. Immunohistochemical markers provide more information on each specific case, in order to facilitate its classification and, eventually, its prognosis. Using immunohistochemical techniques, this study analyzes the prognostic ...
Morelli Luca - - 2007
Jaundice, a common feature of advanced colon cancer, is usually due to liver parenchyma metastasis, but it can sometimes be caused by extrahepatic biliary obstruction. This rare event is related to metastasis to the lymph nodes placed behind the duodenum, along the choledochus or the vena porta, extrinsically compressing the ...
Suedmeyer Wm Kirk - - 2007
An increase in the proportion of cases with neoplasia observed in a collection of captive red kangaroos (Macropus rufus) when compared with historical records and the paucity of reported neoplasms in kangaroos in the literature prompted a 10-yr review of all red kangaroo necropsies. Individual necropsy, medical, and inventory records ...
Thompson Eric M - - 2007
BACKGROUND: Thymic carcinoma is an uncommon malignant tumor of the anterior mediastinum. Meningeal metastasis from this type of neoplasm is extraordinarily rare and the prognosis is abysmal. CASE DESCRIPTION: This article presents the case of a 45-year-old man with known metastatic thymic carcinoma who presented with intractable headaches. An MRI ...
Castillo Octavio A - - 2007
Local recurrence and port-site metastasis remain a concern in urologic laparoscopic oncologic surgery. Portsite recurrence of renal-cell carcinoma after retroperitoneal and transperitoneal radical nephrectomy has been well documented. We report the first case of a port-site metastasis secondary to a partial nephrectomy and perform a literature review of this subject.
Neşe Nalan - - 2007
Nested variant of transitional cell carcinoma (NV-TCC) of the bladder is a rare and relatively new entity. The tumor is aggressive contrasted by its benign histopathologic appearance, and characterized by irregular urothelial nests and/or tubules. Herewith, a case with exceptional osseous metaplasia is presented emphasizing its diagnostic difficulties, because it ...
Munakata Satoru - - 2007
BACKGROUND: Micropapillary urothelial carcinoma (MPUC) is a rare variant of urothelial carcinoma (UC), which is often advanced at presentation, and carries poor prognosis. Majority of the reported cases of MPUC originate from the urinary bladder. Of over 190 MPUC cases reported in the English literature, 35 cases were of the ...
Mayes Daniel C - - 2007
alpha-Methylacyl-coenzyme A racemase (AMACR) has become a common tool in the diagnosis of morphologically difficult prostatic carcinoma and often is used in combination with the basal cell markers p63 and 34betaE12. Outside this context, applications have been limited. Although initially considered a specific marker of prostatic carcinoma, immunoreactivity for AMACR ...
Dhillon Mandeep S - - 2007
Multicentric giant cell tumour (GCT) is extremely rare; no case has been previously reported where two lesions occurred in the same foot at different sites. We report a case involving the calcaneus and subsequently the 3(rd) toe of the same foot and review the reported literature. In established cases of ...
Page Robert N - - 2007
Microcystic adnexal carcinoma (MAC) is a relatively uncommon adnexal neoplasm that can demonstrate locally aggressive behavior; rare instances of metastatic lesions have been reported. We report a case of a 34-year-old black man with multiple primary MACs.
Palmer David - - 2007
A case of a 44-yr-old Maori female presenting with chronic renal failure due to karyomegalic interstitial nephritis is reported. To our knowledge, this is the first instance this disorder has been reported in a New Zealand Maori. Karyomegalic interstitial nephritis is a rare cause of progressive renal failure, which may ...
Brenner Baruch - - 2007
Small cell undifferentiated carcinoma (SmCC) of the gastrointestinal tract (GIT) is a rare and highly aggressive malignancy. To date, fewer than 1,000 cases have been reported, with an estimated prevalence of 0.1% to 1% of all gastrointestinal (GI) tumors. Data on the disease are scarce due to its rarity and ...
Mohammad Amir - - 2007
Renal cell carcinoma (RCC) usually remains clinically silent posing a great challenge to early diagnosis. The classic triad of flank pain, hematuria, and flank mass is uncommon and presents in only 10% of cases. RCC is frequently associated with various paraneoplastic syndromes. We report a case of an elderly female ...
Lee Jaejin - - 2007
Lymphoepithelioma-like carcinoma (LELC) is a non-nasopharyngeal undifferentiated carcinoma with prominent lymphoid infiltration. To our knowledge, only two cases of LELC in the trachea have ever been reported. This tumor has a strong association with the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), which is especially prevalent in Asians and absent in Caucasians. We report ...
Foo Fung J - - 2007
CONTEXT: Annular pancreas is an uncommon congenital abnormality. Co-existence of this condition with a pancreaticobiliary malignancy is an exceptionally rare occurrence. CASE REPORT: We present a case report of a 78-year-old woman with jaundice due to an ampullary carcinoma associated with an annular pancreas treated by pancreaticoduodenectomy. CONCLUSIONS: A collection ...
Al-Adnani Mudher - - 2007
In this article, we report a case of maternal pancreatic carcinoma metastatic to the placenta. The baby is alive and well, with no evidence of tumor metastasis at the age of 1 year. We also present a comprehensive review of all maternal cancers with metastasis to the placenta and/or baby ...
Schoneveld J M - - 2007
Carcinomas of the lower esophagus, gastroesophageal junction or stomach rarely metastasize to the cervical lymph nodes. Furthermore, the parotid gland is an even more unusual site of metastasis from a carcinoma located at these sites. We describe the case of a 45-year-old male patient who was diagnosed 2 months after ...
Manipadam M T - - 2007
Primary pleural thymomas are rare tumors often mistaken for malignant mesothelioma clinically and radiologically. An autopsy case report of primary pleural thymoma associated with a coincidental small hepatocellular carcinoma is presented. This case is reported because of the rarity of pleural thymoma and the coincidental finding of a small hepatocellular ...
Cheng Huilan H Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Department of Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, - - 2007
Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is a rare neoplasm in the colorectum. A case of SCC rising from an area of squamous metaplasia in the rectum is presented in a patient with long-standing ulcerative colitis and perianal warts. This is the first report in the literature describing the evolution of squamous ...
Oikawa Keiko - - 2007
Basaloid squamous cell carcinoma (BSCC) is a highly aggressive neoplasm and a histologically distinctive variant of squamous cell carcinoma. Since the first description by Wain et al. in 1986, only 18 cases with BSCC in the nasal cavity or in the paranasal cavity have been reported in the English literature. ...
Berberian Jean Paul - - 2006
We present the case of a 67-year-old man with adenocarcinoma of the ileal neobladder 20 years after radical cystoprostatectomy for Stage pT2 transitional bladder cell cancer. A MEDLINE research revealed 9 other cases of the development of a neoplasm in the ileal part of an ileocystoplasty. This observation supports the ...
Kusafuka Kimihide - - 2007
Mucoepidermoid carcinoma is a common neoplasm of the salivary glands. Salivary gland-type neoplasms are very rare in the nasopharynx, and there are only few reports on mucoepidermoid carcinoma of the nasopharynx. Two additional cases of mucoepidermoid carcinoma arising from the nasopharynx are reported here. Case 1: the patient was a ...
Aron Manju - - 2006
OBJECTIVE: To study the cytomorphologic features of 59 cases of histologically proven follicular variant of papillary carcinoma (FVPC), compare them to those described in the literature and highlight cytologic features that may aid in the preoperative diagnosis. STUDY DESIGN: Aspiration smears from 59 histologically proven cases of FVPC were examined ...
Beer Trevor W - - 2006
The presence of epithelium in the perineural space is typically associated with invasion by malignant tumors. In this report, bland-appearing epithelium was identified in the perineural space associated with a dermal reparative reaction after removal of a melanoma in 4 patients. After exclusion of possible squamous cell carcinoma and immunohistochemistry, ...
Dutsch-Wicherek Magdalena - - 2006
Primary poorly differentiated neuroendocrine carcinomas are rare pathological findings in the upper respiratory tract, approximately 650 cases have been reported in the literature. We report a case of 51-year old male with a high grade intermediate cell neuroendocrine epiglottic cancer. The current classification according to the WHO Classification of Tumors ...
Ahluwalia Monica - - 2006
We report a case of primary transitional cell carcinoma of the endometrium and review the literature which reveals only 12 cases described to date. The patient presented with postmenopausal bleeding, and there were no distinctive clinical features. An endometrial sample taken at hysteroscopy was reported as a poorly differentiated, papillary, ...
Rao Seema - - 2006
A case of nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome is presented and its varied clinical manifestations and multi-system involvement are emphasised. Our case presented with an early onset of symptoms but sought medical help later on for progressively increasing jaw swelling and pain. On further evaluation, multiple pigmented skin papules, palmar ...
Sroa Novie - - 2006
Lipodermatosclerosis (LDS) is a prototypic ischemic dermopathy that is most commonly associated with venous insufficiency. There have been no prior reports describing LDS as a form of radiation recall dermatitis (RRD). We present a case of a 47-year-old female affected by squamous cell carcinoma of the anus who underwent irradiation ...
Vozmediano-Serrano M T - - 2006
PURPOSE: To report the first case of metastasis from renal cell carcinoma to the lacrimal sac and review the therapeutic options. METHODS: We have reviewed the case of a woman who was operated on for a renal cell carcinoma that developed epiphora and a lacrimal sac tumor, which corresponded to ...
Akhavan Ardavan - - 2006
Kimura disease (KD) is a rare, benign, chronic inflammatory disorder most often found in young Asian males that can simulate a neoplasm. We report a case of renal cell carcinoma and KD within the same kidney. To our knowledge, this is the first reported case of KD involving the kidney ...
Otrock Z K - - 2006
Metastatic carcinoma of the spleen occurs in a setting of widespread malignant disease. Solitary parenchymal splenic metastasis of ovarian carcinoma is rare. We report a case of a 59-year-old woman who presented with an elevated serum CA125 level due to a solitary splenic metastasis after a long disease-free period. She ...
Ramanathan, C.
Advanced Merkel Cell Carcinoma with intra - hepatic metastases in a reclusive gentleman is described. We present an interesting case with learning points and a review of this uncommon malignancy.
Casella Giovanni G Department of Medicine, Desio Hospital, Desio, Milan, Italy. - - 2006
Metastatic tumors of the gastrointestinal tract are rare. We describe a case of gastric metastasis due to primary lung cancer, revealed by an upper gastrointestinal endoscopy (UGIE). Haematogenous metastases to the stomach are a rare event. To our knowledge, only 55 cases have been described in the international literature. In ...
Batur Caliş Asli - - 2006
Actinomycosis is a systemic chronic bacterial infection caused by Actinomyces israelii, an anaerobic organism normally resident in the human mouth. It can involve any organ, but cervicofacial disease is the most common. Laryngeal involvement is rare and usually occurs secondary to the oral, cervical or mandibular disease. There are only ...
Piura Benjamin - - 2006
INTRODUCTION: Umbilical metastasis (Sister Mary Joseph's nodule) is rare. It is encountered in 1-3% of patients with intra-abdominal and/or pelvic malignancy, with gastric carcinoma being the commonest origin in men and ovarian carcinoma-in women. Only 27 cases of Sister Mary Joseph's nodule originating from endometrial carcinoma have previously been documented ...
Mineta Sho - - 2006
Chronic anisakiasis of the colon is rare and difficult to diagnose. We report a case of chronic anisakiasis associated with advanced colonic carcinoma. A 69-year-old man was admitted for abdominal pain, diarrhea, and urticaria. Right hemicolectomy was performed because of an obstruction of the ascending colon and a palpable tumor ...
Kabir S M R - - 2006
Medullary carcinoma of the thyroid is an uncommon tumour. In most patients, it is confined to the neck with or without involvement of the local cervical nodes. It rarely metastasizes to the mediastinum, lungs or liver. Intracranial metastasis is extremely rare with very few reported cases in the literature. We ...
Vroman David T - - 2006
PURPOSE: To report a case of cicatrizing conjunctivitis as the initial manifestation of a bronchogenic squamous cell carcinoma. METHODS: Case report of a 57-year-old patient with bilateral history of ocular pain, redness, and discharge, with no apparent predisposing factors. Examination revealed chemosis, pseudomembrane, and symblepharon formation, and multiple ulcerated pustular ...
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