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Mermershtain W - - 2003
The authors report on a case of treatment-related toxic epidermal necrolysis in an elderly man receiving chemotherapy (gemcitabine) for transitional cell carcinoma of bladder and discuss the implications of the case.
Fernández-Aceñero Ma Jesus - - 2003
BACKGROUND: Metastases to the bone as the sole manifestation of recurrence of a gastric carcinoma are extremely rare. CASE REPORT: We herein report the case of a 63-year-old man operated a year and a half before for a poorly differentiated gastric carcinoma affecting the fundus, who developed bilateral metastasis to ...
Aoe Keisuke - - 2003
We describe an 84-year-old man with small cell carcinoma of the lung (SCLC) initially manifesting as gingival metastasis. Although SCLC is well known for early and widespread dissemination, metastasis to the gingiva is extremely rare. We know of only two case reports describing gingival metastasis from SCLC and in these ...
Ota Yoriko - - 2003
BACKGROUND: Apocrine carcinoma of the vulva is extremely rare; only two cases have been reported worldwide. Here we report a case of apocrine carcinoma of the vulva. CASE: A 58-year-old woman complaining of a small, asymptomatic genital tumor visited the gynecology clinic of Chiba Social Insurance Hospital. The biopsy specimen ...
Agostini A - - 2003
BACKGROUND: Aim of this study was to review cases reported of port-site recurrence (PSR) after laparoscopy for uterine cervical carcinoma. METHODS: A Medline computer database search from January 1980 to September 2002. RESULTS: We reported 13 cases published of PSR after laparoscopy for cervical carcinoma. The majority of them were ...
Cucchetti Alessandro - - 2003
Focal nodular hyperplasia (FNH) is an infrequent benign tumor of the liver that is generally believed to have no potential for malignant transformation; the coexistence of FNH and hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) has seldom been reported. Here we describe an exceptional case of simultaneous FNH and HCC in the same patient ...
Bura Miljenko - - 2003
Inverted papilloma is an epithelial neoplasm of the lateral nasal wall and adjacent sinuses characterized by a marked propensity for recurrence and a significant association with carcinoma. In this retrospective study we present 31 cases treated by our departments between 1982 and 1999. The aim was to compare our results ...
Curnow Paul - - 2003
Linear porokeratosis is a distinctive variant of porokeratosis with malignant transformation, a known but infrequently reported complication. We report a case of linear porokeratosis on the right leg of a 57-year-old man present since infancy that, over a 2-year period, developed two squamous cell carcinomas within the lesion. Concurrent right ...
L. Singla, Sombir S. ...
We report a case of renal cell carcinoma metastasing to the spermatic cord - a rarity and review the relevant literature on the subject.
Yoshimura Yasuro - - 2003
We present a case of adenosquamous carcinoma (ASC) which developed in the floor of the mouth of a 72-year-old Japanese man, and review 19 reported ASC cases in Japan from between 1986 and 2001, including the subject case herein. These ASCs occurred at an average age of 63 years, with ...
Yang Dal Mo - - 2003
We report the computed tomography findings in a case of diffuse multinodular infarcted regenerative nodules, which mimicked an infiltrative hepatocellular carcinoma. Computed tomography revealed multiple hypodense lesions in the right hepatic lobe on the arterial phase and progressive enhancement of the peripheral and central portions of the lesions on the ...
Santos-Machado Telma M - - 2003
PURPOSE: To report the case of a woman with a diagnosis of grade II (low grade) parosteal osteosarcoma with the occurrence of myocardial metastasis 13 years after resection, and to present a review of the existing literature on the subject. METHODS: Description of the case and review of the literature. ...
Fiori E - - 2003
A subcutaneous metastatic lesion from a carcinoma of the pancreas or common bile-duct along the tract of a percutaneous transhepatic biliary drainage is a rare finding. Prompted by a case that came to our observation by chance, we reviewed the literature and analysed the 29 cases collected. Neoplastic cell seeding ...
Idowu Michael O - - 2003
Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) is an uncommon, highly aggressive cutaneous neoplasm of neuroendocrine differentiation with a poor prognosis. MCC most often presents as a painless, firm, raised lesion in sun-exposed sites of the head and neck region of the elderly. We report a case of a metastatic MCC to the ...
Simon Deepti - - 2003
BACKGROUND: Primary central mucoepidermoid carcinoma of jaws is a rare lesion comprising 2-3% of all mucoepidermoid carcinomas reported in literature. CASE PRESENTATION: The case presented here illustrates the hypothesis that its specific pathogenesis is unknown. CONCLUSIONS: Mucoepidermoid carcinoma of the jaw is a rare tumour of unknown aetiology. Although about ...
Okada H - - 2003
A rare case of metastatic hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) of the maxillary sinus in a 67-year-old man is reported along with the findings at autopsy. A fine needle aspiration biopsy specimen revealed a characteristic tumour structure resembling primary HCC. At autopsy, metastatic lesions were recognized in the bilateral adrenals, spleen, sternum, ...
Ribeiro-Silva Alfredo - - 2003
P63, a p53 homologue, is considered to be a marker of myoepithelial cells in breast tissue. This study was carried out to determine the sensitivity of p63 in detecting myoepithelial cells in DCIS and to compare the results obtained with smooth-muscle actin (1A4) in an attempt to verify the reliability ...
Low J J H - - 2003
BACKGROUND: A rare case of metastatic ovarian carcinoma arising from intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma is reported and the literature reviewed. CASE: A 49-year-old woman presented with ascites and a left pelvic mass. Optimal debulking surgery was carried out including a segmental resection of segment 5/6 of the liver. Histopathology confirmed an intrahepatic ...
Berney C - - 2003
PURPOSE: To report spontaneous visual improvement in a patient with unilateral optic neuropathy due to pituitary metastasis. METHODS: Report of a case. RESULTS: A 54-year-old woman with a history of breast carcinoma lost vision in her right eye to 20/70 without any other symptoms. Six days later, vision spontaneously improved ...
Fillo J - - 2003
The authors report a rare congenital anomaly, retrocaval ureter (RCU) with carcinoma. The patient had recurrent pyelonephritis, hematuria and renal colic. Urography shows no function on right side. Abdominal ultrasound revealed marked right hydronephrosis. Antegrade ureterography through nephrostomy revealed a RCU. Helical C.T. confirmed the RCU and also revealed a ...
Yamazawa Koji - - 2003
Sebaceous carcinoma is an uncommon neoplasm that usually arises in the head and neck region. A few cases of sebaceous carcinoma of the female genital tract have been reported, most of which arose in the vulva. We report the first case of sebaceous carcinoma of the uterine cervix. A 25-year-old, ...
Hidvegi N C - - 2003
We present a case of squamous cell carcinoma arising in a naevus sebaceous of Jadassohn (NSJ) in a 15-year-old girl. Both these events are rare, and this is the first reported case of a squamous cell carcinoma developing in NSJ in a child. The previous literature on sebaceous naevi and ...
Oda Kenji - - 2003
BACKGROUND: Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), the etiological agent of infectious mononucleosis, has an important role in the oncogenesis of EBV-related malignant diseases. The association of EBV with gastric carcinoma cells has become well known recently, but there are only a few reports concerning its association with surrounding epithelia and infiltrating lymphocytes. ...
Roy Michael J - - 2002
OBJECTIVE: To report the occurrence of life-threatening polyneuropathy in association with renal cell carcinoma. METHODS: Case report and review of the medical literature. RESULTS: A 65-year-old man developed a fulminant, life-threatening sensory motor polyneuropathy several months before renal cell carcinoma was identified. Dramatic symptomatic improvement ensued after treatment with intravenous ...
Nikitakis Nikolaos G - - 2002
Certain tumors of the esophagus that display both sarcomatous and carcinomatous features have long been recognized. The nomenclature, classification, and histogenesis remain controversial and the microscopic differential diagnosis from other esophageal malignancies can be challenging, particularly in small biopsies. In this paper, we review the literature of carcinosarcoma and present ...
Allon Dror - - 2002
Carcinoma cuniculatum is a rare variant of carcinoma usually involving the foot. Only 13 cases have been described in the oral cavity, none of which was in the English-language literature. We describe a 56-year-old man who presented with a soft exophytic mass in the maxillary gingiva, alveolar bone destruction, and ...
Sumathi V P - - 2002
Müllerian carcinosarcomas occurring outside the female genital tract are extremely rare but occasionally they may arise from the peritoneum as part of the secondary müllerian system. This report describes two cases of extragenital müllerian carcinosarcoma with heterologous elements in the form of malignant cartilage. We wish to highlight the fact ...
Wright Jim R - - 2002
BACKGROUND: Digital necrosis is an uncommon paraneoplastic syndrome. Fewer than 50 cases have been sporadically reported through the literature over the last 30 years. CASE REPORT: We describe the unfortunate case of a 62-year-old woman with a locally advanced squamous cell carcinoma of the tonsil. She was admitted to the ...
Dasmajumdar SK, Gairola M, ...
Hematogenous spread from carcinoma of tonsil is an uncommon event and skin is an extremely rare site of metastasis. We encountered a 40 year old male patient who initially presented with carcinoma of the tonsil with T3N2cMO disease and treated by curative radiotherapy. After about 2 years, he developed a ...
Lin Chia-Der - - 2002
Metastatic hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in the sinonasal region is rare. We report the case of a 45-year-old male hepatitis B carrier who had metastatic HCC 2 years after resection of the primary tumor. The patient died of terminal hepatic failure 6 weeks after the discovery of nasal septal metastasis. The ...
Sneige Nour - - 2002
We reviewed 10 cases of pleomorphic lobular (ductal lobular) carcinoma in situ (PL/DLCIS) of the breast and compared them with 14 cases of pleomorphic lobular carcinoma in situ (PLCIS) found in association with invasive pleomorphic lobular carcinoma. The histologic features; immunohistochemical staining for estrogen receptors (ERs), p53, Ki67, E-cadherin, and ...
de Filippis Cosimo - - 2002
OBJECTIVE: Inverted papilloma (Schneiderian-type papilloma), involving the middle ear and mastoid as a primary lesion or as an extension of a sinonasal papilloma, is an extremely rare occurrence. STUDY DESIGN: The study design was a case report format with a review of the literature. Epidemiologic, diagnostic, therapeutic and follow-up problems ...
Zimmerman Robert L - - 2002
Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), cholangiocarcinoma (Chca) and benign bile ductule proliferations represent uncommon but important differential diagnoses in liver masses, especially if the patient has no known primary malignancy. The glucose transporter protein Glut-1 is commonly expressed in adenocarcinomas but its expression in HCC, Chca, and benign bile ductules has not ...
Rivera Miguel A - - 2002
Parasitic infections, especially Acanthamoeba, are rarely implicated as a specific cause of rhinosinusitis. It is a fatal disease found in the immunocompromised population, in particular in patients infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Less than 10 cases of Acanthamebic rhinosinusitis have been reported in the literature, and only 1 ...
Mulayim Naciye - - 2002
BACKGROUND: Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) of the vulva comprises 2-4% of all vulvar cancers. In general, vulvar BCCs tend to grow at slow rates. Nonetheless, they may be locally invasive and destructive if they are neglected. Eight cases of vulvar BCC metastatic to regional lymph nodes have been documented in ...
Keelawat Somboon - - 2002
PURPOSE: Adenosquamous carcinoma is an uncommon, controversial neoplasm. To further comprehend its natural history, the clinical and pathological features of 12 new cases were reviewed and analyzed collectively with those described in the English literature. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Twelve cases of adenosquamous carcinoma of the upper aerodigestive tract with adequate ...
Chow T L - - 2002
Lymphoepithelioma-like carcinoma is a rare tumour in the oral cavity and is characterized histologically by non-keratinizing, undifferentiated squamous cell carcinoma with lymphocytic infiltration. Three consecutive cases of intraoral lymphoepithelioma-like carcinoma are reported. A review of the literature reveals a similar biological behaviour to that of nasopharyngeal lymphoepithelioma: a high incidence ...
Moncur Joel T - - 2002
We present a case of mixed acinar-endocrine carcinoma arising in the periampullary region of the duodenum. The patient was a 78-year-old male with a periampullary mass diagnosed during upper endoscopy. On gross dissection, the mass was 2.3 cm in diameter, noncystic, and confined to the duodenal submucosa. Microscopically, the tumor ...
Rajesh Logasundaram L Department of Pathology, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India. - - 2002
To analyze the role of automated image morphometry (AIM) in distinguishing infiltrating lobular carcinoma (ILC) of the breast from benign, borderline and infiltrating ductal carcinoma (IDC). Only histopathologically proven lobular carcinoma, ductal carcinoma, borderline lesions and benign breast lesions were selected for the study. There were 19 cases of ILC ...
Selim Abdel-Ghani A - - 2002
Loss of heterozygosity (LOH) and allelic imbalance (AI) at loci reported to show allele loss and/or imbalance in preinvasive and invasive breast cancer were examined in 41 cases of apocrine metaplasia (APM) of the breast using a microdissection technique, polymorphic microsatellite markers, and the polymerase chain reaction (PCR). Occasional examples ...
Laochumroonvorapong Pairote - - 2002
BACKGROUND: Trichilemmal carcinoma is an uncommon cutaneous neoplasm found primarily on the sun-exposed skin of the elderly. OBJECTIVE: To report a case of trichilemmal carcinoma presenting as a forehead nodule in an African American patient. METHODS: Case report and review of the literature. RESULTS: Our patient is the first reported ...
Siddiqui Momin T - - 2002
BACKGROUND: The cytopathologic distinction between hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and metastatic carcinoma (MC) in the liver can be problematic, especially in patients with poorly differentiated HCC, in whom a trabecular pattern, bile production, and Mallory bodies may not be apparent on small fine-needle aspiration (FNA) samples. HepPar1 (OCH1E5) is a monoclonal ...
Parkash Vinita - - 2002
Psammoma bodies (PB) are seen in a wide variety of gynecologic conditions. However, only a few reports address the incidence or significance of PB in cervicovaginal smears (CVS). Twenty patients with PBs in CVS were identified over a 5-yr period during which time 82,840 CVS were screened. Nine cases were ...
Cothren Clay - - 2002
Urachal carcinoma is a rare neoplasm with the majority of cases reported in the urologic literature. Because of its presentation as an intra-abdominal mass with involvement of adjacent structures the general surgeon may be consulted early in the diagnostic evaluation. One should be aware of this entity as early recognition ...
de Perrot Marc - - 2002
Neuroendocrine carcinoma (carcinoid) of the thymus associated with Cushing's syndrome is a rare disease. Recent evidence suggests that these tumors form part of a continuous spectrum ranging from well-differentiated carcinomas to small cell carcinomas. We report two new cases and review the 23 cases reported in the literature since 1972. ...
Roser F - - 2002
Cerebral metastasis in general is associated with a relatively short survival time. However, brain deposits may occur rather late during follow up. Nine cases of solitary brain metastasis of renal cell carcinoma with a latency period of more than 10 years after nephrectomy have been reported in the literature so ...
Singh Dharm
A case of renal cell carcinoma presenting as hyperten-sion is described with a brief review of the literature. Iso-lated hypertension is a rare form of presentation and shows the potential of reversibility of hypertension after surgical extirpation of the tumour
Akino Kimishige - - 2002
Primary carcinoma of the duodenum is a rare lesion. In conjunction with the widespread use of panendoscopy, reported cases of carcinoma of the duodenum have recently increased. Although benign hyperplasia of Brunner's gland is well documented, duodenal carcinoma originating in Brunner's gland is extremely rare, and, consequently, there is little ...
van der Heijden H F M - - 2002
Extrapulmonary small cell carcinoma (SCC) is a very rare disease, and a primary pleural manifestation is extremely rare. A case of SCC of the pleura in a 66-year-old man with pre-existent asbestos-related pleural plaques is presented. This is the first case of pleural SCC in a patient with asbestos-induced pleural ...
Varras M - - 2002
BACKGROUND: Small-cell carcinomas are almost always primary in the lungs and are highly malignant. These tumors may also occur in the female genital tract. However, primary small-cell carcinoma of the endometrium is extremely rare with very few cases reported in the English literature. This tumor may exhibit evidence of neuroendocrine ...
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