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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 ...
Iannaci G - - 2013
Extraskeletal osteosarcoma (ESOS) is a malignant mesenchymal tumor in which neoplastic cells produce bone osteoid in variable amounts. An 81-year-old woman presented with severe abdominal pain, tenesmus, constipation and rectal bleeding. The digital rectal exploration showed a large lesion of hard consistency, occupying the lumen, with the presence of splinters ...
Gorovoy Ian R - - 2013
We report the case of a 68-year-old white woman who presented with painful, 1- to 4-cm, erythematous nodules located bilaterally on the anterior and medial shins that had progressively developed and worsened over the last month. Workup revealed pancreatic panniculitis (PP) secondary to acinar cell carcinoma of the pancreas (ACCP). ...
Chen Ko-Hung - - 2013
Granular cell tumors (GCTs) on the male genitalia are exceedingly rare. Solitary tumors have been reported on the penile shaft, prepuce, corpus cavernosum, glans penis, and scrotum. According to the latest serial analysis by using a MEDLINE search of the literature from January 1970 to December 2011, we identified seven ...
Rubio Carlos A CA Gastrointestinal and Liver Pathology Research Laboratory, Department of Pathology, Karolinska Institute and University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden. - - 2013
Protruding adenomas in the Barrett's mucosa (BM) are very rare. Out of the 22 adenomas evolving in BM recorded in the literature, 21 were tubular and the remaining one, villous. We describe a case of traditional serrated adenoma (TSA) in BM. The TSA displayed hyperplastic fronds with saw-like indentations lined ...
Aggarwal S K - - 2013
Teratomas are tumors of multipotent cells derived from all three germ cell layers and recapitulate normal organogenesis. Teratomas are hypothesized to arise by misplacement of multipotent germ cells. Teratoma is usually developmental and sometimes congenital neoplasm which displays both solid and cystic components with gross and microscopic differentiation into a ...
Lyngdoh Toijam Soni - - 2013
Paratesticular germ cell tumors are extremely rare. A 12-month-old boy with yolk sac tumor involving only the paratesticular tissue is reported. Pre-operatively raised alpha fetoprotein levels fell to normal levels after high inguinal orchiectomy. This appears to be the youngest and only the 3(rd) case reported in the English literature.
Khosla Divya - - 2013
Mesenchymal neoplasms of the larynx are rare and make up approximately 0.3% to 1.0% of all malignancies at this location. Low grade myofibroblastic sarcoma (LGMS) of larynx is a rare entity. We describe a rare case of LGMS of larynx who presented with complaint of hoarseness of voice. The patient ...
Murakami Keigo - - 2013
We report a case of water-clear cell adenoma associated with primary hyperparathyroidism. A 59-year-old woman with a history of renal stones and bone fracture was referred for investigation of hypercalcemia and an elevated serum parathyroid hormone level. Skeletal X-rays showed osteopenia and ultrasound showed enlarged tumors in both sides of ...
Tseng Chih-En CE Department of Anatomic Pathology, Buddhist Dalin Tzu Chi General Hospital, Chiayi 62247, - - 2013
Extranodal natural killer/T-cell lymphoma (ENKTL) is a distinct subtype of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and is rare in the colon. Synchronous adenocarcinoma and ENKTL of the colon has not been reported in the literature. In the present study, we report a 63-year-old male who suffered from intermittent bloody stools for 2 mo. ...
Narváez-Moreno B - - 2013
Juvenile xanthogranuloma is a non-Langerhans cell histiocytosis that typically affects children, but several cases have been reported in adults, some in connection with hematologic malignancies. We present the case of a 61-year-old woman with multiple xanthogranulomas who developed a follicular lymphoma after 4 years of follow-up. After 6 months of ...
McDonald Michael H - - 2013
Mastoiditis is a common clinical entity that is technically present in all cases of otitis media; only a minority of cases actually represents the otolaryngologic emergency of acute coalescent mastoiditis. When reviewing an image with a radiologic diagnosis of mastoiditis, looking for key signs such as destruction of bony septa ...
Sentürk Ekrem - - 2013
Pleural multicystic mesothelial proliferation is a very rare serosal pathology. In this paper, we share a pleural multicystic mesothelial proliferation case arrives the emergency service with sudden chest pain and dyspnea complaint that presented with hemothorax complication. In the literature, there is only one pleural multicystic mesothelial proliferation issue that ...
Perry Anamarija M AM Department of Pathology, University of Manitoba, Health Sciences Centre, Winnipeg, MB, - - 2013
The identification of chromosomal abnormalities in many hematopoietic and mesenchymal neoplasms has contributed significantly to classification systems. Follicular dendritic cell (FDC) sarcoma is an intermediate-grade malignancy with morphological and immunophenotypic features of follicular dendritic cells. Available data on genetic changes in this neoplasm are limited, with only isolated case reports ...
Chen Chao-Hsuan - - 2013
Primary optic apparatus germ cell tumors are rare. There have been only 6 cases reported in the literature. Although they often disturb the hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenal axis and cause progressive visual loss, the influence of treatment outcomes on hypothalamic autoregulation has never been mentioned. Here, we report a patient with an optic ...
Urun Yuksel - - 2013
Follicular dendritic cell sarcoma (FDCS) is a rare neoplasm that originates from follicular dendritic cells in lymphoid follicles. FDCS has been increasingly reported in recent years. However, data on FDCS are mostly based on single case reports or case series and its natural history and standard treatment are not clear. ...
Pow Sang Mariel - - 2013
OBJECTIVE: We present the case of a patient with testicular plasmacytoma as initial presentation of multiple myeloma, and we carry out a literature review of this uncommon pathology. METHODS: 63 year-old male who consulted for a testicular mass for three months. After clinical and diagnostic studies he underwent radical orchiectomy. ...
Alexiev Borislav A - - 2013
Erdheim-Chester disease (ECD) is a rare, non-Langerhans form of histiocytosis of unknown origin with distinct clinicopathologic and radiographic features. Reports detailing the cytology of ECD are rare. We describe a case of ECD with pericardial effusion. Cytologic examination revealed a hypercellular specimen composed of clusters and singly dispersed foamy macrophages ...
Wheller Laura - - 2013
Self-limited Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) represents a rare, congenital, cutaneous form of LCH associated with a good prognosis. Only 35 cases of solitary lesion self-limited LCH have been reported. Herein, we present an additional case in a 3-month-old boy who presented with an isolated pigmented nodule on his left posterior ...
Pastides Philip - - 2013
OBJECTIVES: The use of stem cell therapy for the repair of cartilage defects has shown promising results in in vitro and animal studies. However, only a small number of studies have been performed to evaluate the benefits in human subjects. The aim of this study is to systematically review studies ...
Terry Jefferson - - 2013
Abstract Congenital presentations of Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) are exceedingly rare and concurrent placental parenchymal involvement has not been definitively documented in the literature. We present two cases of congenital MS-LCH with placental involvement resembling chronic villitis. Placental examination may provide the initial diagnostic evidence of LCH and may significantly ...
Ogiwara Hideki - - 2013
The authors report on 2 cases of subependymal giant cell astrocytoma (SEGA) with intratumoral hemorrhage causing acute hydrocephalus, necessitating emergent resection of the tumor. They review the literature and present their insights on the management of SEGA showing growth on serial imaging. Intratumoral hemorrhage causing acute hydrocephalus can occur not ...
Gabali Ali - - 2013
We report an unusual case of an extranodal marginal zone B-cell lymphoma (EMZL) arising in the labial minor salivary gland in an immunocompetent 11-year-old boy. The initial histopathologic review favored localized amyloidosis. However, further evaluation supported the diagnosis of low-grade B-cell lymphoma with plasmacytic differentiation, surrounded by deposits of AL ...
Heitz Claiton - - 2013
PURPOSE: Myofibroma is a rare benign spindle cell neoplasm, and the aim of the present study was to carry out a literature review and present a clinical case of a patient with a myofibroma in the submandibular region and its management. CONCLUSIONS: Diagnosis of myofibroma can be reached by a ...
Gupta Sachin - - 2013
Spindle cell carcinoma (SpCC) is a unique variant of squamous cell carcinoma (SCC). SpCC confined to the nasal cavity is extremely rare, with only one case having been previously reported. We present a case report of nasal cavity SpCC and review the literature on this rare entity. A 29-year-old male ...
Nkwam Nkwam - - 2013
INTRODUCTION: Non-muscle invasive transtitional cell carcinoma (TCC) with metastases is exceedingly rare. PRESENTATION OF CASE: We report the case of a 78-year old man with an incidental finding of a non-muscle invasive TCC of the left distal ureter during treatment for Duke's B Colon cancer. Following laparoscopic nephro-ureterectomy (LNU) he ...
Verma Ravinder R Verma Hospital and Research Centre, Gujral Nagar, Jalandhar, 144001 - - 2014
Synovial sarcoma is a rare malignant tumor. It derives from a mesenchymal precursor stem cell that is unrelated to mature synovial tissue. Synovial sarcoma classically affects lower limbs between the ages of 15 and 40 years and the proportion of male-to-female patients is 3:2. It is very rare in the head ...
Liu Z W - - 2013
Objective: This study reports a case of a sinonasal inverted papilloma with spread to the temporal bone via the eustachian tube and subsequent transformation to squamous cell carcinoma. Method: An 81-year-old woman presented with sinonasal inverted papilloma which subsequently spread to the ear. A literature review of inverted papilloma was ...
Trivedi Anshu - - 2013
We report a case of microcystic/reticular schwannoma of the proximal sigmoid colon in a 61-year-old man. A 12-mm polyp was detected while the patient was undergoing screening for colorectal neoplasm. This rare variant of schwannoma was initially described in 2008 and shows a predilection for the visceral organs, predominantly the ...
Lah Kevin - - 2013
Clear cell adenocarcinoma arising out of endometriosis of the urinary bladder is a rare entity. The published literature has a dearth of information about this entity and its histogenesis. In the present case review we present a 59-year-old patient who was treated with robotic anterior pelvic exenteration and ileal conduit. ...
Villaverde Antonio - - 2013
ABSTRACT: The Editors of Microbial Cell Factories would like to thank all our Reviewers who have contributed to the journal in Volume 11 (2012).
Parekh Neel - - 2013
Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors (MPNSTs) are rare soft tissue sarcomas that arise from peripheral nerve fibers and are derived from Schwann cells, perineural cells, or fibroblasts. MPNST is an aggressive neoplasm in which local recurrence is common and complete excision of the mass should be the goal of surgery. ...
Fong Warren Weng Seng - - 2013
We describe a 42-year-old man who presented with painless obstructive jaundice, organomegaly and lymphadenopathy. Biopsy of the ampulla of Vater revealed the presence of increased populations of plasma cells which stained positively for immunoglobulin G4. He was treated with prednisolone and demonstrated significant clinical improvement 1 month later. A further case ...
Moser Stephanie - - 2013
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. BCCs are semimalignant, destructive, and invasive. Metastases are very rare, with an incidence of 0.0028%-0.5%. CASE REPORT: A female patient with Gorlin-Goltz syndrome ...
Coop H - - 2013
Primary urethral squamous cell carcinoma is rare. Its management is particularly challenging owing to the paucity of evidence from randomised trials to inform practice. We report two male and female cases of squamous cell carcinoma of the urethra, which were treated with concomitant cisplatin and radiotherapy. These cases add to ...
Malde S - - 2013
Primary thyroid-like follicular carcinoma of the kidney is a rare but newly emerging histological variant of renal cell carcinoma RCC, with only nine cases reported in the literature to date. We present a further case of this unique condition, discuss the workup and typical histological findings, and review the literature ...
Katuchova Jana - - 2013
Accessory spleen is a congenital focus of healthy splenic tissue that is separated from the main body of spleen. Although an accessory spleen usually appears as an isolated asymptomatic abnormality, it may have clinical significance in some situations. We report the case of 53-year-old woman with a 2-year history of ...
Gungadeen Anil - - 2013
Objective. To present a case of otic Langerhans' cell histiocytosis in an adult. Also included the diagnosis and management of the condition and a review of the relevant literature. Case Report. We report a case of a 41-year-old man with a history of persistent unilateral ear discharge associated with an ...
Glass Ryan - - 2013
The occurrence of metastasis of a systemic neoplasm to an intracranial tumor is a rare phenomenon. Meningiomas have been reported as the most common intracranial tumor to harbor a systemic metastasis, with breast and lung carcinomas being the most common sites of origination. Here, we report a case of an ...
Tatsuoka Hisato - - 2013
We herein report three cases of gonadotroph adenoma in men (36-72 years of age) presenting with visual impairment and suprasellar masses measuring approximately 20 to 30 mm in diameter. Endocrinological examinations were normal, except for slightly increased follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) levels in two cases. Based on the tentative diagnosis ...
Kalfert David - - 2013
Oncocytic Schneiderian papilloma (OSP) is one of the three morphologically distinct tumors that arise from Schneiderian membrane (the others include exophytic papilloma and inverted papilloma). OSP almost always occurs unilaterally in the paranasal sinuses, usually in the maxillary sinus, ethmoid cells or sphenoid sinus. We report a case of a ...
Ishida Mitsuaki - - 2013
Follicular mucinosis is recognized as one of the histopathological reaction patterns characterized by the accumulation of mucin within follicular epithelium. It is induced by various causes including inflammatory diseases, and more than half of the cases are associated with malignant lymphoma, mainly mycosis fungoides. Herein, we describe the third documented ...
A Akbar Syed - - 2013
Systemic mastocytosis is characterized by abnormal growth and accumulation of mast cells in various organs. Gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms are common disease manifestations in this disease and can significantly impair the quality of life. Signs of GI systemic mastocytosis include steatorrhea, malabsorption, hepatomegaly, splenomegaly, portal hypertension, and ascites. Acute appendicitis as ...
Gopalakrishnan C V - - 2013
Gangliogliomas are well differentiated, usually low grade, neuroepithelial tumors that comprise of neoplastic ganglion cells in combination with neoplastic glial cells. Occasionally, glial cells may show anaplastic features and are then labeled as anaplastic gangliogliomas. Most of the reported gangliogliomas are supratentorial tumors, predominantly in the temporal lobe. Brainstem location ...
Man B L - - 2013
We report the first case of McLeod syndrome (MLS) in a 47-year-old Chinese man who presented with progressive limb weakness, chorea of feet, red blood cell acanthocytosis, absence of Kx red blood cell antigen and weak expression of Kell antigens. The diagnosis of MLS was confirmed by genetic testing showing ...
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