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Policarpio-Nicolas Maria Luisa C ML Address: Department of Pathology, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, MC 7750, 7703, Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, Texas 78229-3900, - - 2013
Macrofollicular variant of papillary thyroid carcinoma (MFVPTC) is one of the rarest histologic types of papillary carcinoma. This tumor may mimic an adenomatoid/colloid nodule or follicular neoplasm (macrofollicular type) both on histology and cytology. There are very few articles describing the cytologic features of MFVPTC. We report the cytologic findings ...
Al Majed Badr M BM Department of Plastic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, - - 2013
Introduction: Basal cell carcinoma is the most prevalent form of cancer worldwide, usually arising in the head and neck region, which is cured by surgical excision and rarely invades or metastasizes. Many reports exist of bony invasion in the head and neck but very rarely into long bones. Methods: We ...
Ahsaini Mustapha M Department of Urology, University Hospital Center Hassan II, 30000 Fez, Morocco. - - 2013
Verrucous carcinoma of the external genitalia and perianal region is a rare variant of well-differentiated squamous cell carcinoma. It has been reported to have limited metastatic potential. We report the case of a 54 year-old Moroccan man who presented with locally advanced giant condyloma acuminatum (Buschke-Löwenstein tumor) after prolonged intervals of ...
Shahmoradi Zabihollah Z Department of Dermatology, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, - - 2013
Clear cell hidradenoma or nodulocystic hidradenoma or acrospiroma are histologically distinct relatively rare tumors of sweat gland duct origin, found mainly in adults with a female preponderance. We report a case of eccrine hidradenoma in a 31-year-old man who presented with an asymptomatic, solitary nodule on occipital region. A few ...
Makino Katsuhiro K Department of General Medicine, Tokyo Metropolitan Police Hospital, 4-22-1 Nakano, Nakano-ku, Tokyo 164-8541, Japan. - - 2013
Intravascular large B-cell lymphoma is a rare aggressive disseminated disease characterized by the presence of lymphoma cells in small vessels without lymphadenopathy. Rituximab, a novel monoclonal antibody against the CD20 B-cell antigen, has been reported to be effective in treating intravascular large B-cell lymphoma. However, adverse events have been reported ...
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 ...
He Jian-Feng - - 2012
ABSTRACT: Congenital granular cell tumors (CGCTs), which are rare benign lesions in newborns, locate predominantly on the anterior maxillary alveolar ridge of female neonates. However, this lesion rarely occurs on the tongue, and only 9 cases have been reported in the English literature. Of the 9 cases, which have been ...
Shacham-Abulafia Adi - - 2012
Primary Burkitt's lymphoma of the ovary is extremely rare. We report the case of a 39-year-old woman who presented with a 1-month history complaints of night sweats, abdominal pain and dyspnea. Physical examination demonstrated pleural effusions, ascites and an abdominal mass. Imaging showed enlargement of both ovaries extending to the ...
Xu Bin - - 2012
This article reports on a novel strategy of continuous ovarian stimulation in a poor responder with two oocyte retrievals within the follicular and luteal phases of the same menstrual cycle. It also reviews studies of flexible ovarian stimulation. A patient aged 41years diagnosed as infertile with low ovarian reserve sought ...
Simonin Mathieu - - 2012
Button battery ingestion in children is not a rare occurrence and may be unwitnessed and can be soon life-threatening or responsible for severe sequelae. We report herein an original history of previously healthy 16-month-old boy with an unwitnessed and misdiagnosis of lithium cell coin battery ingestion which leads to bilateral ...
Zeinstra J S F - - 2012
In this study, we present the rare case of a patient with a multifocal giant cell tumor of the tendon sheath occurring at three different localizations along the same tendon. We review radiographic, ultrasonographic, and magnetic resonance imaging findings, and discuss previously reported cases.
Xu Lauren - - 2012
Amyloid tumors presenting as lung masses are rare. We report 3 patients seen over a 2-year period with multiple lung masses, 2 that were suspicious for metastasis, and one in a patient with chest pain. Pathologic evaluation demonstrated amyloid tumor in each case. Two demonstrated a prominent macrophage giant cell ...
Lotocka Barbara - - 2012
In this review, the anatomy of indeterminate legume root nodule is briefly summarized. Next, the indeterminate nodule meristem activity, organization and cell ultrastructure are described in species with a distinct nodule meristem zonation. Finally, the putative primary endogenous factors controlling nodule meristem maintenance are discussed in the context of the ...
Joshi Shivam - - 2012
Primary lymphoma of the spermatic cord is rare. We report a case of primary lymphoma of the spermatic cord and review the literature. A 77-year-old man presented with a 5 month history of an enlarging right inguino-scrotal mass. On physical exam, the mass involved the spermatic cord. Computerized tomography and ...
McPherson Victor A - - 2012
The overall 5-year survival of patients with urothelial carcinoma of the bladder (UC) is about 78%; however, there are some rare subtypes. One of these is the lipoid cell subtype, which bears a very poor prognosis. Another rare disease entity with a poor prognosis is metastasis to the lower gastrointestinal ...
Walczak Dominik A - - 2012
Abstract Schwannomas are benign tumors derived from glial cells of peripheral nerve sheaths. They usually occur in association with Von Recklinghausen's disease and most commonly are observed on the head, neck, and upper extremities. Rare morphological variants may be misinterpreted as a malignancy under microscopic examination. The study presented a ...
Tian Jun Zhang - - 2012
Orbital haemangiopericytoma (HPC) is a rare tumor with great histological variability and unpredictable clinical and biological behavior. The precise cell type origin is uncertain. A case report is provided. A 24-year-old male patient visited an ophthalmologist because of proptosis, strabismus, and movement limitation of the right eye one year ago. ...
Wakabayashi Yusuke - - 2012
Superficial acral fibromyxoma (SAF) is a rare, distinctive, benign soft tissue tumor with a predilection for the hands and feet, first described by Fetsch et al. in 2001. Histologically, SAF tumors are unencapsulated, mostly located in the dermis or subcutis, and composed of spindled and stellate-shaped cells with random, loose ...
Lee Jae-Wook JW Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, Dankook University College of Medicine, Cheonan, - - 2012
A 45-year-old female patient visited the clinic due to ear fullness. A 8 mm sized mass was found in the external auditory canal. It was surgically removed and the pathology exam confirmed epithelial-myoepithelial carcinoma (EMC). EMC is glandular epithelial neoplasm of the salivary gland. EMC originating from the external auditory ...
Mei Bo - - 2012
Mesenchymal chondrosarcoma, a rare malignant tumor, was predominantly occurring in the bone and may involve somatic soft tissue but it is extremely rare in the lung.We report the case of a 20-year-old female who presented with a 2-month history of irritant nonproductive cough and chest pain. The histopathologic examination revealed ...
Bautista-Quach Marnelli A - - 2012
Mast cell diseases comprise a spectrum of disorders including cutaneous mastocytosis, indolent or aggressive systemic variants including leukemia, and unifocal tumor formations such as benign extracutaneous mastocytoma or aggressive mast cell sarcoma (MCS). Many mast cell diseases are associated with aberrancy of c-KIT proto-oncogene resulting in tyrosine kinase activity, typically ...
Gioacchini Federico Maria - - 2012
The aim of this study was to perform a systematic literature review of Merkel cell carcinomas (MCCs) originating exclusively in the ear, nose and throat (ENT) district. An appropriate string was run on PubMed to retrieve articles dealing with ENT presentations of MCC. A double cross-check was performed on citations ...
Wang Yi-Ni - - 2012
Langerhans cell sarcoma (LCS) is extremely rare, with only 36 cases reported in English literature. In this report we represent the case of a 77-year-old woman with a 1-month history of left neck swelling and pain. A diagnosis of LCS was rendered from pathological findings of the cervical lymph node ...
Shiomi Tatsushi - - 2012
Mycosis fungoides (MF) represents the most common type of cutaneous lymphoma. MF shows varieties in both its clinical presentation and immunophenotype. We herein report one case of poikilodermatous MF with a CD8+ CD56+ immunophenotype and present a literature review. A 20-year-old Japanese woman presented with a 10-year history of multiple ...
Alonso-Ruano Miguel - - 2013
Neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) are frequently associated with second primary malignancies (SPMs). Earlier studies have demonstrated that NETs are highly associated with synchronous or metachronous gastrointestinal and genitourinary SPMs. We report, for the first time, a case of pure NE breast carcinoma (NEBC) exhibiting all of the World Health Organization (WHO)-categorized ...
Chang Jason C - - 2012
Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) is characterized by a clonal proliferation of bone marrow-derived Langerhans cells. While cutaneous involvement is relatively common, LCH restricted to the vulvar area is a rare phenomenon and can occur in different clinical settings. Occasionally, vulvar LCH heralds subsequent multi-organ involvement with an aggressive clinical course. ...
Chiang Chien-Ta CT Department of Anatomical Pathology, Far Eastern Memorial Hospital, Taipei, - - 2012
The central granular cell odontogenic tumor (CGCOT) is a rare odontogenic neoplasm, usually occurring in the mandible of middle-aged women. Previous studies have reported only 34 cases, all of whom were white or black individuals. The present study reports an additional case of CGCOT, occurring in the posterior mandible of ...
Al-Kharazi Khalid - - 2012
Desmoplastic infantile astrocytoma (DIA) and ganglioglioma (DIG) are uncommon and generally benign intracranial tumors that typically affect infants. Unusual cases bearing aggressive clinical and malignant histological features have been described in the literature. We report a patient who was diagnosed at the age of 6 weeks with a DIA that ...
Sterman Hugo - - 2012
The authors describe a rare case of subependymal giant cell astrocytoma (SEGA) associated with tuberous sclerosis complex that presented with intratumoral bleeding with extension to the ventricles. The literature regarding intracranial hemorrhage of SEGA is reviewed and only five cases have been reported in the literature. We have not identified ...
Servato J P S - - 2012
Salivary gland small cell carcinoma is a rare neoplasm, accounting for less than 1% of salivary gland tumours. Little is known about the epidemiologic factors and treatment of this lesion. The authors report two cases and perform a systematic literature search from 1960 to 2011 for articles on salivary gland ...
Danić Davorin - - 2012
Angioleiomyoma is benign soft tissue tumor composed of smooth muscle cells and vascular endothelium, characterized with slow growth, unspecific symptoms and rare malignant transformation. It is very rare in the head and neck region and complete surgical excision is the gold standard for diagnosis and treatment. We present a very ...
Feng Fei - - 2013
Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) is extremely rare in the lumbar spine of adults. The radiological features typically manifest as vertebral tumors. The exact etiology of LCH remains unknown. Langerhans cells may cause local or systemic effects. The most frequent sites of these bony lesions are the skull, femur, mandible, pelvis ...
Smolle Elisabeth - - 2012
BACKGROUND: Medullomyoblastoma (MMB) is a very rare medulloblastoma (MB) variant consisting of primitive neuroectodermal cells intermixed with cells featuring myogenic differentiation. MMBs are a subtype of primitive neuroectodermal neoplasm (PNET) predominantly occurring in children. Case Report: We describe a case of a one-year-old girl who presented with headache, emesis and ...
Che Shao-Min - - 2012
Ewing sarcomas/peripheral primitive neuroectodermal tumors (ES/pPNET) are extremely rare in the vulva. A review of the literature reveals only 14 previously reported possible cases. Here we reported a case of primary extraskeletal Ewing's sarcoma (EES) of the vulva in a 37-year-old woman. Characteristic histologic features of ES/pPNET were present in ...
Zhang Yijun - - 2012
Giant cell tumor of tendon sheath (GCT-TS) in the foot and ankle has been reported as rare. The purpose of the present study was to describe 20 cases of GCT-TS in the foot and ankle treated in the orthopedic department of Huashan Hospital. From January 2007 to January 2012, a ...
Benjelloun El Bachir - - 2012
Squamous cell carcinoma arising from perineal fistula in patients with Crohn's disease (CD) is a rare entity, with few reported cases in the literature making its clinical characterization troublesome. The outcome is poor following operative treatment as the malignancy of chronic perineal fistula in Crohn's disease is usually overlooked and ...
Singh Gurcharan - - 2012
Clear cell hidradenocarcinomas are extremely rare neoplasms, with very few well-documented cases reported in the literature. The most common sites are the head and neck regions. These tumors are histologically malignant but are not always aggressive. They are known for recurrence and may metastasize widely. Treatment is wide local resection. ...
Vergati Matteo - - 2012
Perianal Paget's disease is a rare condition characterized by an intraepidermal growth of neoplastic cells with apocrine glandular differentiation (Paget's cells), often associated with an underlying malignancy. Fewer than 200 cases have been reported in the literature over the past 20 years. Here we discuss the clinical case of a ...
Jain Manjula - - 2012
Pigmented basal cell carcinoma is a rare cutaneous neoplasm with only a few cases reported so far. Review of the literature yielded only an occasional fine-needle aspiration report of the cytologic features of the tumor.We report a rare case of pigmented basal cell carcinoma occurring on the thigh of a ...
Bae Jun Yong - - 2012
Enteropathy-type T-cell lymphoma (ETL) or enteropathy-associated T-cell lymphoma is a very rare malignant intestinal tumor. ETL is usually diagnosed by surgery. Endoscopic findings of ETL are not well known, and there are few reports of findings from endoscopy that has been performed only using white light. Additionally, there are no ...
Iacobelli Jean - - 2012
ABSTRACT: Intravascular lymphoma (IVL) is a rare subtype of extranodal lymphoma. In the 2008 WHO classification of tumors of the hematopoietic and lymphoid tissues intravascular large B-cell lymphoma is included as a distinct entity. IVL of T-cell type is not included as a diagnostic category and is only mentioned in ...
Kratochvil F James FJ - - 2012
OBJECTIVE: This study presents 2 cases of labial mammary analog secretory carcinoma (MASC) including diagnostic criteria and a review of literature. MASC has not been previously described in the dental literature. DESIGN: Two cases of MASC and 1 case of acinic cell carcinoma (ACC) of the lips were reviewed for ...
Chen Pei-Hsuan - - 2012
Mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue lymphoma (MALToma) is a type of B-cell lymphoma. Case reports of childhood thymic MALToma and its association with vasculitis are rarely found in the related literature. Herein, we present a report of an 11-year and 10-month-old girl who was initially diagnosed with cutaneous vasculitis characterized by nonthrombocytopenic ...
You Jae Young - - 2012
Schwannoma is a proliferation of neoplastic Schwann cells. Whereas schwannomas of the head and neck region are common, intraocular tissues are rarely affected. Uveal schwannoma has been aptly called a "pseudomelanoma", reflecting the difficulty in its clinical distinction from uveal malignant melanoma. Most of our current knowledge on intraocular schwannoma ...
Mercan Hasan - - 2012
Metaplasia is the conversion of one adult tissue or cell type into another tissue or cell type. Although osseous metaplasia has been described in many parts of the body, it is rarely encountered in the head and neck region, especially in nasal polyps. This article reports a case of unilateral ...
Zhao Wei-Ping - - 2012
We present a rare case of colonic metastasis of renal cell carcinoma (RCC) and review the literature. A 54-year-old male was referred to our hospital with a history of bloody stools and fever. A right kidney tumor measuring about 10 cm in diameter was found by abdominal computed tomography. Right ...
Harrop James S - - 2012
Object Using a systematic approach, the authors evaluated the current utilization, safety, and effectiveness of cellular therapies for traumatic spinal cord injuries (SCIs) in humans. Methods A systematic search and critical review of the literature published through mid-January 2012 was performed. Articles included in the search were restricted to the ...
Bhalerao Sudhir - - 2012
Verruciformxanthoma (VX) is an uncommon benign mucocutaneous lesion of unknown etiology. It appears as a papule or single plaque with verrucous or papillomatous surface and variable color from reddish pink to gray. It occurs primarily in the masticatory mucosa. Histologically, VX is characterized by the presence of parakeratinized epithelium with ...
Sehdev Amikar - - 2012
Small cell cancer (SCC) of the tonsil is a rare and aggressive cancer. There are only 10 cases of tonsillar SCC reported in the English literature. We present a case of tonsillar SCC successfully treated with induction chemotherapy using carboplatin and etoposide followed by concurrent chemoradiation therapy with cisplatin as ...
Sethi Somika - - 2012
Hemangioma of kidney is a rare benign tumor. Although it may be clinically silent, their main symptom is hematuria, sometimes profuse and relapsing. We report two such cases which presented with episodes of hematuria and were clinically and radiologically diagnosed as transitional cell carcinoma. Nephrectomy was performed in both cases ...
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