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Park Robert M RM National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Education and Information Division, Cincinnati, OH, - - 2013
Exposure to manganese (Mn) is associated with neurobehavioral effects. There is disagreement on whether commonly occurring exposures in welding, ferroalloy, and other industrial processes produce neurologically significant neurobehavioral changes representing parkinsonism. A review of methodological issues in the human epidemiological literature on Mn identified: (1) studies focused on idiopathic Parkinson ...
Sellami-Dhouib Rym - - 2013
Through this case presentation and a review of the literature, we aim to describe clinical and pathologic features and to distinguish the outcome of these tumors. A 25-year-old woman presented with pelvic pain and an iliac mass. Workup revealed a 53-mm cystic partitioned mass of the left ovary infiltrating the ...
Armstrong Matthew A - - 2013
Chest pain is a common complaint in the Emergency Department that rarely can be attributed to anterior mediastinal masses. We review the differential diagnosis for anterior mediastinal masses and their potential consequences. An unusual case of chest pain in a young male patient is presented that is caused by an ...
Sekiguchi Yasunobu - - 2013
A 65-year-old man was diagnosed with angioimmunoblastic T-cell lymphoma (AITL) with bone marrow (BM) infiltration and myelofibrosis (MF). The BM infiltration and the condition of the MF improved following CHOP therapy (cyclophosphamide hydrate, doxorubicin hydrochloride, vincristine sulfate, and prednisolone). After complete remission was achieved, early central nervous system recurrence was ...
Afrogheh Amir - - 2013
PEComas are a family of mesenchymal neoplasms that have in common the presence of a unique cell type, the perivascular epithelioid cell (PEC). PECs uniquely exhibit a distinct immunophenotype with expression of both melanocytic, particularly HMB-45, and myogenic markers. Nasal PEComas are exceedingly rare. To date, 14 cases have been ...
Devitt Katherine A - - 2013
Abstract Pancytopenia is regularly encountered in hematology practice, yet there exist few published assessments of the frequencies of various etiologies, and these frequencies exhibit substantial geographic variation. We reviewed bone marrow specimens from pancytopenic adults to determine the most common etiologies and to identify associations with clinical and laboratory findings. ...
Vetter-Laracy Susanne - - 2013
Congenital Langerhans cell histiocytosis is usually limited to cutaneous lesions and has a good prognosis. In rare cases of gut involvement, mortality is high and early and aggressive treatment essential. We report a case of histiocytosis in a newborn with bowel involvement, and performed a literature review of 13 similar ...
Ko Po Y - - 2013
Nodular fasciitis is a benign, proliferative lesion of myofibroblasts developed from the fascia. It arises commonly in the upper extremities of adults and in the head and neck region of infants and children. Involvement of the knee is exceedingly rare. We report a case of a 4-year-old girl with a ...
Hilbrandt Christine - - 2013
It is often easy to distinguish between primary brain tumors and metastases based on morphology alone. However, in some cases immunohistochemistry (IHC) is necessary to obtain a diagnosis, but, as the present case report illustrates, this is not always straightforward. A 75-year old man was admitted to the hospital with ...
Ghanadan Alireza - - 2013
Syringoma is a benign adnexal tumor derived from intraepidermal eccrine duct. The aim of the study is to report the experience concerning syringoma by reviewing the clinical and histopathologic features of a series of 34 histologically diagnosed syringoma patients observed over a period of six years. Thirty-four patients were sorted ...
Jijelava Kristen P - - 2013
Diffuse anterior retinoblastoma is a rare variant of diffuse infiltrating retinoblastoma which occurs in up to 1-2% of cases of retinoblastoma. In diffuse anterior retinoblastoma there is a small focus of tumor in the peripheral retina from which free tumor cells enter the aqueous humor and implant on the ciliary ...
Wanat Karolyn A KA Department of Dermatology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, - - 2013
Sarcoidosis is a chronic multisystem disorder characterized by the formation of noncaseating epithelioid cell granulomas affecting multiple organ systems. The role of the type 1 helper T (T(H)1) cell in sarcoidal granuloma formation has been well documented, and the T(H)17 pathway in sarcoidosis is just now being investigated. T(H)17 cells ...
Terzic M M Clinical Center of Serbia, Clinic of Obstetrics and Gynecology; Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, - - 2013
This report shows that even extremely large nascent uterine myomas can be removed vaginally. A 25-year-old nulligravid and nulliparous patient with malaise, hypermenorrhea, and intermittent cramping pain in the lower abdomen was referred to our clinic. Gynecological examination revealed a round cauliflower-like tumor, 7 cm in diameter, originating from the external ...
Khorgami Zhamak Z Department of Surgery, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran ; Research Center for Improvement of Surgical Outcomes and Procedures, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, - - 2013
Primary colorectal lymphoma (PCL) is a rare condition that accounts for asmall percentage of all gastrointestinal (GI) malignancies. There are severalreports in the literature regarding the most common features of PCL. However,primary lymphoma in the rectosigmoid junction has been rarely reported. Ourcase was a 67-year-old male who presented with non-specific ...
Edey K - - 2013
To identify whether recurrences were picked up by cytology alone after radical vaginal trachelectomy and to determine the false-positive rate of abnormal cytology. Retrospective collection of patients from the cancer registry since radical vaginal trachelectomy was first performed in Bristol in 1999. All cytology results were collated and re-reviewed by ...
Di Tucci Chiara - - 2013
Primary NHL of the female genital tract are relatively uncommon, accounting for only 2% of all extranodal primary lymphomas, and for less than 0.5% of gynaecologic cancers. Primary endometrial lymphomas can be considered a rarity, with less than 50 instances reported in the literature. We describe a case of primary ...
Cabrilo I - - 2013
We report a rare case of renal carcinoma metastasis involving a lumbar nerve root. Metastases to nerve roots are rare occurrences, and to our knowledge, only six cases have been reported so far in the literature. The patient in this report presented with weakness in the right lower limb and ...
Rashidi Armin - - 2013
Fewer than 200 cases of primary adrenal lymphoma (PAL) have been reported. We have systematically reviewed all 187 cases of PAL reported in the English literature until June 2013, from which we drew the following conclusions: PAL is typically a highly symptomatic and aggressive, metabolically hyperactive, hypovascular, hypoechoic (and heterogeneous ...
Ji Gyu Yeul - - 2013
Study Design: Case report with literature reviewObjectives: To describe a rare case of intradural spinal metastasis from renal cell carcinoma (RCC) spread to the cauda equina, and to discuss the clinical features of metastatic RCC in the cauda equine from the data available in the literature.Summary of Background Data: Intradural ...
Zhang Zesong - - 2013
Pancreatic endocrine tumor (PET) is an uncommon neoplasm of the pancreas with distinct cytomorphologic features. Lipid-rich PET, a rare variant, histologically deviates from that of a conventional PET. There is only one case report of the cytologic features of this rare entity in the literature. We report two cases of ...
McNab Patricia Moody - - 2013
: Hemangioendotheliomas are vascular neoplasms occupying a spectrum of biological potential ranging from benign to low-grade malignancy. Composite hemangioendothelioma (CH) is one of the less commonly encountered variants exhibiting a mixture of elements of other hemangioendothelioma subtypes, such as epithelioid, retiform, and spindle cell. Some authors have identified areas histopathologically ...
Yoon Jong Hyung - - 2013
Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH), which has unknown pathogenesis, can manifest as many kinds of signs and symptoms at any age. Although its genetic background has not been exactly identified, the familial clustering of this disease has been described in some reports. It is very uncommon, however, in siblings who are ...
Kim Michael E - - 2013
The most common adrenal tumor in the pediatric population is a benign hemangioma. Adrenal hemangioendotheliomas are extremely rare variants of the hemangioma which are characterized by the presence of multiple anastomosing vascular spaces lined by endothelial cells, and have indeterminant biologic behavior. We report a unique case in a pediatric ...
Ozdemir Evren E Hacettepe University, Institute of Oncology, Stem Cell Transplantation Unit, Ankara, - - 2013
The incidence of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) after non-myeloablative (NMA) allogeneic stem cell transplantation (allo-SCT) is unknown. In addition, very few studies on the predisposing factors for DVT post SCT have been published. The incidence of DVT among patients that underwent NMA allo-SCT at our hospital was 4.1% (3 of ...
Lam Charlene - - 2013
BACKGROUND: Basal cell nevus syndrome (BCNS) has existed at least since Dynastic Egyptian times. In 1960, Gorlin and Goltz first described the classic clinical triad: multiple basal cell carcinomas (BCCs), jaw keratocysts, and bifid ribs. As an autosomal-dominant disorder, it is characterized by tumorigenesis and developmental defects. OBJECTIVE: To review ...
Dhungel Bal M - - 2013
A significant mimicker of malignancy in the esophagus is the presence of atypical/bizarre stromal cells (BSCs). Two patients, a 60-year-old woman and a 59-year-old man, with esophageal polyps at the gastroesophageal junction showed highly atypical/bizarre cells in the polyps' stroma. BSCs were admixed with inflammatory cells and had large atypical ...
Bhullar Jasneet Singh - - 2013
Intranodal palisaded myofibroblastoma is a rare benign primary mesenchymal neoplasm originating from differentiated smooth muscle cells and myofibroblasts. The precise etiology and pathogenesis has not been adequately explained as yet. Very few series and cases have been reported in the literature. Though inguinal region is the commonest site of this ...
Karligkiotis Apostolos - - 2013
OBJECTIVE: Follicular dendritic cell sarcoma is a rare disease with a non-specific and insidious presentation that is further complicated by difficult diagnostic and therapeutic assessment. METHODS: The database PubMed was searched for reports of follicular dendritic cell sarcoma between 1986 (first case published) and 2012. All of the articles presenting ...
Li Da - - 2013
Intracranial angioleiomyomas (ALMs) are extremely rare, benign, mesenchymal soft tissue tumours. Early diagnosis is difficult without histopathology. We present 2 new cases of extra-axial ALMs involving the cavernous sinus and right temporal lobe. Moreover, present a literature review based on a search in PubMed using the words "angioleiomyomas, vascular leiomyomas, ...
Johnson Davin - - 2013
Abstract Introduction: Merkel cell carcinoma is an aggressive malignancy often associated with metastatic spread, but has never been reported to metastasize to the orbit. Case: An 80 year old male with metastatic Merkel cell carcinoma presented with ptosis and extraocular movement abnormalities, and was found to have a lesion of ...
Baykara Meltem - - 2013
We report an extremely rare case of a patient with clear cell carcinoma of the cervix who had no history of in utero diethylstilbestrol (DES) exposure. Although clear cell adenocarcinoma is an uncommon tumor, it must be considered in the differential diagnosis in young women and children who have cervico-vaginal ...
Meguro Shiori - - 2013
Carcinosarcoma of the uterine cervix is less common than its counterpart in the uterine corpus. On the other hand, mesonephric adenocarcinoma is also a rare neoplasm in the uterine cervix, and it has been reported that mesonephric adenocarcinomas are often accompanied by sarcomatous components. We present a case of mesonephric ...
Jelev Lazar - - 2013
Ansa cervicalis (ansa hypoglossi) is a peripheral nerve structure-the primary choice for laryngeal reinnervation. Because the ansa formation is quite variable in humans, it is an object of a number of proposed classifications. Two interesting cases of formation of the ansa cervicalis were found during routine anatomical dissections. In the ...
Jeong Seo In - - 2013
Subcutaneous panniculitis-like T-cell lymphoma (SPTCL) is a rare subtype of cutaneous lymphoma. There have been a few case reports describing the radiologic imaging findings of SPTCL. We report a case of SPTCL, rarely presented with a breast mass. Here, we review her clinical history and radiologic (mammography and ultrasound) findings.
Visnyei Koppany - - 2013
Squamous cell carcinoma of the external auditory canal, middle ear and temporal bone is a rare and unusual malignancy. The lack of a unifying classification system in the past, along with the rarity of the disease has made the development of clear treatment guidelines difficult. In this report, we describe ...
Wu Fanglong - - 2013
Myopericytoma (MPC) is a rare kind of benign neoplasm, showing derivation from perivascular myoid cells. About 115 cases have been reported in the English literature; however, most of the literature focuses on the description and classification of pathology. The case presented here is that of a 42-year-old woman with a ...
Nayak Preethi B PB Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, A. J. Institute of Dental Sciences, Kuntikana, Mangalore, Karnataka, - - 2013
Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) is a subtype of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) making up about approximately 30% of all NHL. Its occurrence in the mandible is very rare. Histopathologically, five variants of DLBCL have been recognized among which centroblastic variant is the one with better prognosis. We report a case ...
Mahajan Aarti M AM Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, Mahatma Gandhi Vidya Mandir's Karmaveer Bhausaheb Hiray Dental College & Hospitall, Nasik, Maharashtra, - - 2013
We report a case of recurrent chondrosarcoma of the maxilla in a 29 yr old male patient. The lesion presented as a small diffuse swelling on the left maxillary anterior region which had progressed over a period of one year. On aspiration, a chondromyxoid matrix was noted with cells arranged ...
Eilertsen Heidi H Division of Diagnostics and Technology, Akershus University Hospital, Lorenskog, Norway. - - 2013
Hematology analyzers generate suspect flags that involve microscopic reviews to confirm the presence of pathologic cells. This study investigated the reliability of the blast flag in a side-by-side evaluation of 3 Sysmex XE-5000 instruments (Sysmex, Kobe, Japan). The repeatability of the Q values reported by each instrument for 10 replicates ...
Di Grazia S - - 2013
The giant cell tumor of tendon sheath (GCTTS) is the most common benign neoplasm in the hand after the ganglion cyst. Several hypotheses were formulated about the etiological factors of these tumors, but still there is not a common opinion on etiology, prognostic factors and recurrence rate. This article presents ...
Munoz-Bendix C - - 2013
Giant cell tumors of the spine are uncommon. Usually they are benign and solitary, but locally very aggressive. Most of them occur at the sacral spine. There are only 26 reported cases in the literature involving this type of tumor in the lumbar spine, in particular exhibiting an intraperitoneal growth. ...
Gilks C Blake - - 2013
Patients with high-grade subtypes of endometrial carcinoma (grade 3 endometrioid, serous, clear cell, or carcinosarcoma) have a relatively poor prognosis. The specific subtype may be used to guide patient management, but there is little information on the reproducibility of subtype diagnosis in cases of high-grade endometrial carcinoma. Fifty-six cases diagnosed ...
Bourdoumis Andreas - - 2013
Objective: To present a review of the literature using evidence-based criteria for diagnosis and treatment of malignant growths in the ureteric remnant following nephrectomy for non-malignant disease. Methods: A database search using the key search words was performed, producing a total of 16 articles published between 1952 and 2009. The ...
Jiang Yi-Zhi - - 2013
Interdigitating dendritic cell sarcoma (IDCS) is an extremely rare tumor derived from interdigitating dendritic cells. We report the first case of a 64-year-old Chinese woman who was diagnosed with simultaneous IDCS and acute myelomonocytic leukemia (AML-M4). The patient had undergone chemotherapy for breast cancer 6 years previously. Based on the laboratory ...
Wolf Andrea M - - 2013
INTRODUCTION: Acinar cell cystadenoma (ACC) of the pancreas was first described as a distinct pancreatic cystic neoplasm in 2002. METHODS: We have encountered three cases of ACC at our institution in addition to the 15 cases reported to date in the world literature. The gender distribution in the total cohort ...
Baldolli Aurélie - - 2013
We describe three cases of intravascular lymphoma B with different clinical presentation: one case of a cutaneous variant and two cases with surrenal and cutaneous localisation. All patients are in complete remission after chemotherapy alone or after chemotherapy and autologous stem cells transplantation. The review of the literature as well ...
Trimaldi Janese - - 2013
Myeloid and lymphoid neoplasms with fibroblastic growth factor receptor-1 (FGFR1) abnormalities originate from mutated pluripotent stem cells and have a heterogeneous clinical presentation. There are 12 identified partner genes commonly involved in FGFR1 translocation at an 8p11 breakpoint. In FGFR1-related neoplasms, T-lymphoblastic lymphoma with eosinophilia is the most common clinical ...
Gobbi D - - 2013
BACKGROUND: Germ cell tumors in females are uncommon, and bilateral metachronous ovarian teratoma is even exceptional, with sporadic cases described in the literature. CASE: We report on a girl in whom a metachronous ovarian teratoma occurred 6 years after the first. The simultaneous onset of germ-line anomalies in other members ...
Al-Zaid Tariq - - 2013
Pleomorphic liposarcoma (PLPS) is a rare, high-grade sarcoma defined by the presence of pleomorphic lipoblasts. Constituting 5% of all liposarcomas, PLPS usually arises in deep soft tissues of the extremities, with rare occurrences in the dermis and subcutis. We describe a unique case of an 85-year-old Caucasian gentleman with a ...
Saraya Takeshi T Department of Respiratory Medicine, Kyorin University School of Medicine, Mitaka City, Tokyo, Japan. - - 2013
Black pleural effusions are extremely rare and have been reported in patients with infection, malignancy, and hemorrhage. However, no review articles appear to have focused on this rare clinical presentation. To classify and characterize diseases causing "black pleural effusion" based on the pathophysiological mechanisms involved. We searched the medical literature ...
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