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Nieder Alan M - - 2006
Transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder tends to occur in older patients with a history of tobacco use. We recently evaluated and treated a 45-year-old man with a history of heavy marijuana use. The patient's only risk factor for transitional cell carcinoma was the inhalation of up to five marijuana ...
Morisaki Yoshihisa - - 2006
We report a case of basaloid carcinoma of the thymus, confirmed by histopathological examination, in a 52-year-old man who underwent complete resection. Local recurrence and lung metastases developed, which were obliterated by radiation therapy. The patient survived for 81 months after surgery. We reviewed the 13 other cases of basaloid ...
Coppens T - - 2006
Amphiphysin, a synaptic vesicle protein, is an auto-immune target in rare cases of paraneoplastic neurological disorders. We report two additional cases with distinct neurological syndromes and paraneoplastic anti-amphiphysin antibodies. The first patient, a 59-year-old man, presented with cerebellar and cranial nerve dysfunction and small cell lung carcinoma. The second, a ...
White Victoria - - 2006
BACKGROUND: This study examines changes in the management of ductal carcinoma in situ between 1995 and 1999 in the Australian State of Victoria. This period was before the release of Australian treatment recommendations. METHODS: All new cases of ductal carcinoma in situ diagnosed between 1 April and 30 September in ...
Porter Neil A - - 2006
BACKGROUND: Renal cell carcinoma is well known for its frequency to metastasise, particularly to lungs, liver, bones and brain. Metastasis to the skin is much less common. Presentation as a result of the skin lesion is even more unusual, with only 14 previously reported cases in the English literature. The ...
Yoshida Seiichi - - 2006
BACKGROUND: Although parathyroid carcinoma is not frequent, it is a slowly progressive disease characterized by frequent recurrences. A review of the literature revealed only 2 other cases of intracranial metastatic parathyroid carcinoma. We present here the case of cerebral metastases from parathyroid carcinoma that could be treated successfully. CASE DESCRIPTION: ...
Li Yu-sang - - 2006
BACKGROUND: Invasive micropapillary carcinoma (IMPC) of the breast is a special subtype of invasive ductal carcinoma (IDC), which is known to have a high potential to metastasize to the axillary lymph node. However, it is sometimes difficult to differentiate IMPC from conventional IDC showing an IMPC-like pattern due to artifact ...
Resetkova Erika - - 2006
Collagenous spherulosis is a rare benign lesion that can microscopically mimic atypical ductal hyperplasia, cribriform ductal carcinoma in situ, or adenoid cystic carcinoma. Seventy-nine cases of collagenous spherulosis in women aged 36 to 90 years (mean age, 52 +/- 11 years) were identified from the University of Texas M. D. ...
Testa Domenico - - 2005
Clear cell carcinoma (CCC) of the larynx is a rare pathological finding; only eight cases are described in the literature. It occurs in older adults and shows a predilection for men. We report the ninth observation of laryngeal CCC in the literature. We reviewed the literature and correlated the prognosis ...
D'Arrigo L - - 2005
OBJECTIVE: To report a case of local recurrence 16 years after radical nephrectomy; to analyse literature data concerning, treatment and prognosis. METHODS/RESULTS: We report a case of local recurence associated with caval trombosis who was underwent an en-bloc resection of vena cava along with pericaval lesion and caval replacement with ...
Onishi Hiroshi - - 2005
Sarcomatoid carcinomas of the larynx account for less than 1% of all malignant laryngeal tumors and there is currently no consensus regarding the clinical course or appropriate management of this disease. A case of sarcomatoid carcinoma of the larynx displaying rapid systemic progression after radiotherapy and a brief review of ...
Barnes Penny J - - 2005
Erdheim-Chester disease (ECD) is a rare xanthomatous non-Langerhans cell histiocytosis which involves the marrow space of the long bones. Extraosseous sites most commonly affected include the eyes, lungs, pituitary glands, and kidneys. We report the case of a 49-year-old woman who presented with palpable breast nodules, followed by progressive soft ...
Ferlicot Sophie - - 2005
Mucinous tubular and spindle cell carcinomas are low-grade renal epithelial neoplasms, which were first recognized as a specific entity in the World Health Organization 2004 classification. Forty-five documented cases have been reported. We present 15 additional cases that were incidentally discovered in ten women and five men, with a mean ...
Huang Ching-Wen - - 2005
Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) of the nipple-areola complex is very rare. Only 24 cases were reported in the literature and 17 (70.8%) of these cases arose in men. Most of the cases were treated with simple excision. We report on a case of BCC of the nipple-areola complex in a ...
Cai Ning - - 2005
Mammary carcinoma with osteoclast-like giant cells (OGCs) is an extremely rare tumor. To the best of our knowledge, only 45 cases have been reported in the literature. Here we report four additional cases of this tumor. The fine-needle aspiration cytology was performed in all four cases, showing an abundance of ...
Renshaw Andrew A - - 2005
CONTEXT: The cytologic features of adenocarcinoma/ metastatic carcinoma in liver fine-needle aspirates are well described. We review the cytologic findings from 16 aspirates of adenocarcinoma/metastatic carcinoma that were frequently misclassified as hepatocellular carcinomas and compare them with 17 cases that were rarely misclassified. OBJECTIVE: To compare the cytologic features of ...
Nijhawan Raje - - 2005
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the relevance of nuclear morphometry in separating the categories of "fibroadenoma" and "fibroadenoma with atypia." STUDY DESIGN: Thirty consecutive breast lumps, on which a fine needle aspiration (FNA) diagnosis of fibroadenoma was followed by excision and histopathologic confirmation of the diagnosis, were included. Atypia on cytology was ...
Saussez Sven - - 2005
Although pilomatrixomas are well known among dermatologists and dermatopathologists, head and neck surgeons confronted with these lesions in the infra-auricular region do not consider this benign neoplasm in the differential diagnosis. Aggressive pilomatrixoma is a benign tumor of the hair matrix cells affecting mainly children. Histologically, the border between aggressive ...
Yousef George M - - 2005
Collecting duct carcinoma (CDC) is a rare, highly aggressive malignant neoplasm that arises from the collecting duct epithelium of the kidney. CDC was reported to coexist with renal cell and transitional cell carcinomas. We report a rare case of CDC associated with oncocytoma, confirmed by the characteristic histological appearance and ...
Giger Roland - - 2005
BACKGROUND: Mucoepidermoid carcinoma of Stensen's duct is a rare neoplasm, with only five cases reported in the literature. METHODS: We report another case of mucoepidermoid carcinoma of Stensen's duct and review the literature. RESULTS: Stensen's duct neoplasms tend to be symptomatic at an early stage by causing an obstruction of ...
Gupta Roshmi - - 2005
We report a case of orbital metastasis from hepatocellular carcinoma and review the literature. A 45-year-old healthy male patient presented with proptosis due to an orbital mass. Histopathologic examination indicated that the tumor was a secondary from a hepatocellular carcinoma, and further investigations revealed the primary tumor in the liver. ...
Blandamura S - - 2005
AIM: A case of a collecting duct carcinoma (CDC) of the kidney alpha-fetoprotein producing is reported. Serum elevation of alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) is a common marker for hepatocellular carcinoma, although some extrahepatic carcinomas, also of the kidney, with elevated AFP levels have also been reported in the literature. CASE REPORT: A ...
Pereira Patricia Rusa - - 2005
BACKGROUND: Sebaceous carcinoma of the eyelid can clinically mimic benign conditions, such as recurrent chalazion and inflammation and histopathologically squamous cell and basal cell carcinoma (BCC). This retrospective study was undertaken as an attempt to improve the characterization and consequently the diagnosis of these tumors. METHODS: Retrospective analysis was performed ...
Kim Yong-Wook - - 2005
Micropapillary serous carcinomas (MPSCs) have been distinguished from typical ovarian serous borderline tumors. Although the clinical features of MPSCs have been described in several studies, there is almost no clinicopathologic information regarding stage IV MPSC patients. We describe three cases of stage IV invasive MPSC with clinical and pathologic findings. ...
Kobayashi Michiya - - 2005
BACKGROUND: Adenosquamous carcinoma (ASC) is a rare tumor of the liver, which carries a poor prognosis. In this study, we reviewed reported cases of ASC and examined their clinicopathologic features. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A computer MEDLINE search found 65 histologically defined primary ASC cases reported in the literature from 1975 ...
Walsh Colin A - - 2005
Many cases of histologically distinct renal tumors occurring coincidentally in the same patient have been reported. We report the first case of a benign oncocytoma and a urothelial carcinoma occurring synchronously in the same kidney in a man who underwent radical nephrectomy for a suspicious renal mass. The patient subsequently ...
Babar-Craig Humera - - 2005
Parathyroid carcinoma is very rare and when diagnosed can be difficult to treat as more than 50 per cent have persistent or recurrent disease. Patients generally present with profound symptoms of hypercalcaemia and a palpable neck mass. We describe a case of parathyroid carcinoma in primary hyperparathyroidism and a case ...
Khachemoune Amor - - 2005
BACKGROUND: Microcystic adnexal carcinoma (MAC) is a rare and aggressive malignant tumor of the sweat glands. Clinically, it often presents as a firm subcutaneous nodule on the head and neck regions. On histology, MAC exhibits both pilar and sweat duct differentiation with a stroma of dense collagen. It often extends ...
Nascimento Marcelo Carraro - - 2005
BACKGROUND: Vulval Keratoacanthoma (KA) is very rare and its differential diagnosis from the commonly occurring Vulval Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC) is important to avoid overtreatment. CASE: A case of Vulval KA in a 79-year-old lady is reported. She presented with a 9-mm firm raised lesion on the antero-lateral left side ...
Ball E A M - - 2005
The development of a basal cell carcinoma within a naevus sebaceous of Jadassohn (NSJ) has commonly been reported. However, the development of a squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is rare. There have been several reports of SCC arising within a NSJ but many contain little or ambiguous clinical information. A thorough ...
Rosen Nathan - - 2005
BACKGROUND: Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) occurring on sun-protected regions is an uncommon phenomenon. BCC of the nipple is an exceedingly rare event. METHOD: We review the literature on BCC of the female nipple and herein describe the eighth reported case in the English literature. Our patient was treated with Mohs ...
Gaio Elena - - 2005
Inverted papilloma is a rare, benign neoplasm, which usually originates from the lateral nasal wall and can be locally aggressive, extending into surrounding structures. Unusually, this disease involves temporal bone. There have been only 18 reported cases in the literature. The available data regarding inverted papilloma of the temporal bone ...
Hatiboglu Mustafa Aziz - - 2005
Adenoid cystic carcinoma (ACC) of the Bartholin gland is an uncommon malignant gynecological tumor. Brain metastasis from a malignant gynecological lesion is encountered rarely and the prognosis for this type of metastasis is poor. Different treatment protocols, such as resection, stereotactic radiosurgery, whole-brain radiation therapy (WBRT), and chemotherapy, are available ...
Ottaviano Giancarlo - - 2005
Synchronous laryngeal malignancies are extremely uncommon. To the best of our knowledge, only four cases of primary synchronous squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) of the larynx are available in the literature. We report the case of a 52-year-old patient with simultaneous spindle-cell carcinoma and SCC in situ of the larynx. The ...
Lee Christopher M - - 2005
We describe the treatment course and imaging correlations in a patient with a unique case of undifferentiated nasopharyngeal carcinoma with axillary lymph node involvement as a component of failure following chemoradiotherapy. To our knowledge, this is the only such case reported in the literature. A preliminary diagnosis ofaxillary node involvement ...
Kurtz Kevin A - - 2005
CONTEXT: Perineural invasion and vascular invasion may be adverse prognostic factors in patients with oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma. However, the incidence of perineural and vascular invasion varies in the literature, and the use of immunohistochemistry to enhance their detection has not been evaluated in oral cavity squamous cell carcinomas. ...
Haecker Axel - - 2005
OBJECTIVES: To report a case of a primary carcinoma arising in a vesical diverticulum. CLINICAL PRESENTATION AND INTERVENTION: A 59-year-old male patient presented with painless macrohematuria. A primary carcinoma arising in a vesical diverticulum was detected with cystoscopy and confirmed with rectal endosonography and computer tomography. and radical cystoprostatovesiculectomy with ...
Ayuk John - - 2005
Pituitary carcinoma is rare, with fewer than 100 cases having been reported in the English-language literature. The diagnosis of pituitary carcinoma requires the demonstration of cerebrospinal and/or systemic metastases rather than local invasion. The lesion carries a poor prognosis; fewer than 50% of patients survive beyond 1 year after diagnosis. ...
van der Heijden Henricus F M - - 2005
This article reviews the recent literature on extrapulmonary small cell carcinomas. Until now, only four cases have been published in the English literature, two of those in the Southern Medical Journal. Sharing the information on diagnosis and treatment of these cases is important for better understanding and treatment of these ...
Kouvaris John R - - 2005
BACKGROUND: Acrometastases are very rare and have been identified in only a few cases on the foot. At the onset, they might be misdiagnosed as arthritis. CASE REPORT: A 59-year-old woman with isolated metastasis to the talus, originating from breast carcinoma was treated by radiotherapy, letrazole, and intravenous bisphosphonates. RESULTS: ...
Japaze H - - 2005
Invasive apocrine carcinoma (IAC) of the breast has a similar prognosis to infiltrating ductal carcinoma not otherwise specified (IDC-NOS). The existence of a pure IAC subtype (PIAC) and its possible prognostic implications have not been fully investigated. To this end, pathological inclusion criteria for the diagnosis of PIAC were defined ...
Oikawa Takuichi - - 2005
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Histological observations support the concept of multistep and multicentric development of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in cases of chronic liver disease. However, the relationship between the incidence of such a modality of development of HCC and the type of background liver disease has not been fully investigated. METHODS: A total ...
Zhang Cunxian - - 2005
Stromal invasion is identified with difficulty in routine hematoxylin-eosin-stained sections of core needle biopsy specimens from mammary intracystic papillary carcinomas. The goal of this study was to determine if nuclear grade, mitotic activity, and immunohistochemical stains for p53 and cyclin D1 would assist in differentiating intracystic papillary carcinomas without stromal ...
Alawi Faizan - - 2005
Fordyce granules are found in the oral mucosa of up to 80% of adults. However, primary malignant sebaceous tumors of the oral mucosa are exceedingly rare. To our knowledge, only 5 examples of intraoral sebaceous carcinoma have been reported in the literature. This report describes a primary sebaceous carcinoma of ...
Lim Bernard Y K - - 2005
A 44-year-old Chinese man with a history of nasopharyngeal carcinoma that was treated with radiotherapy presented with fluid in the middle ear. We performed a myringotomy and subsequently made a diagnosis of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leakage secondary to osteoradionecrosis of the temporal bone. To the best of our knowledge, this ...
Oliai Bahram R - - 2005
The parapharyngeal space (PPS) is a well-defined anatomic zone of loose connective tissue lying deep to the tonsil and lateral to the pharynx. Neoplasms arising within the PPS are rare. We retrospectively reviewed 24 PPS fine-needle aspirations (FNAs) performed at The Johns Hopkins Hospital over the past 16 years (1987-2002). ...
Ting Patricia T - - 2005
BACKGROUND: Metastatic basal cell carcinoma (MBCC) is defined as primary cutaneous basal cell carcinoma (BCC) that spreads to distant sites as histologically similar metastatic deposits of BCC. There are less than 300 reported cases of MBCC in the literature. METHODS: This article examines two cases of MBCC and provides a ...
Makarem J A - - 2005
Pure primary squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) of the breast is a rare condition. The exact histogenesis of this malignancy is unclear. The rarity of the condition makes it difficult to draw firm conclusions on the course of the disease and the overall prognosis. We report a case of pure primary ...
Miller Christopher J - - 2004
BACKGROUND: Nevus sebaceus has a well-documented potential to develop a wide variety of neoplasms of both epidermal and adnexal origins. It is highly unusual for more than three tumors to arise simultaneously within a single nevus sebaceus. Sebaceous carcinoma arising within a nevus sebaceus is a rare occurrence. OBJECTIVE: The ...
Kern Michael - - 2004
Parathyroid carcinoma (PTC) is a rare pathological entity, with fewer than 400 reported cases. Intracranial metastasis of a PTC is exceptional; only five other cases have been identified in the English literature. The authors present a unique case of a patient with a solitary intracerebral metastasis of a PTC in ...
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