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Ishida Mitsuaki - - 2012
Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (DFSP) is a relatively rare low-grade sarcoma that occasionally exhibits melanin-containing spindle cells within the tumor. Fibrosarcomatous DFSP (FS-DFSP) is a variant that is characterized by areas which are histopathologically indistinguishable from fibrosarcoma. In the present study, we describe a case of fibrosarcomatous pigmented DFSP and review the ...
Pirgon Özgür - - 2012
Vanishing testes syndrome is often referred to as testicular regression syndrome (TRS) in the recent medical literature. The most characteristic histological findings are presence of a fibrovascular nodule with associated hemosiderin-laden macrophages and dystrophic calcification. Residual testicular tubules are found in less than 10% of cases, with prevalence being unrelated ...
Wood N H - - 2012
Peripheral odontogenic fibroma is a rare odontogenic neoplasm that occurs on the gingiva, and cases of diffuse gingival involvement are most uncommon. An example of such a case compounded by superimposed plasma cell gingivtis is presented together wth a review of the literature.
Grigoriadis George - - 2012
AIMS:: A number of clinicopathological features have been attributed to the CD20 positive subset of plasma cell myeloma (PCM). CD20 is an appealing therapeutic target given the success with monoclonal antibody regimens in a spectrum of B cell lymphomas. To date, a small number of reports have described CD20 PCM ...
Sheng Weiqi - - 2012
ABSTRACT:: Cellular angiolipoma is a rare variant of angiolipoma. To date, only a few reports have been published in the literature. In this report, we analyzed a series of 12 cases to further evaluate this entity. Seven patients were men and 5 were women, aged from 23 to 62 years ...
Radulovic Danilo - - 2012
INTRODUCTION: Spinal epidural abscess is an uncommon entity, especially in the cervical region. CASE REPORT: We report a patient with epidural abscess, vertebral osteomyelitis and discitis in the cervical spine that was caused by iatrogenic perforation of the pharynx during diagnostic oesophagoscopy, which has not been recorded previously in the ...
Avitsian Rafi - - 2012
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Efforts in intra-arterial treatment of acute ischemic stroke mainly focus on new devices to reperfuse ischemic brain. Equally, if not more important is the anesthesiologists' role in controlling the consciousness level as well as anxiety, movement, airway and respiration and hemodynamic parameters and in a nutshell the ...
Rasool Javid J Department of Clinical Haematology, SKIMS, Srinagar, 190011 Kashmir - - 2014
Acute erythroleukemia is characterized by a predominant immature erythroid population and accounts for approximately 2-5 % of all cases of acute leukemia. Two subtypes are recognized based on the presence or absence of a significant myeloid component: erythroleukemia and pure erythroid leukemia. Erythroleukemia is predominantly a disease of adults, while pure ...
Ueda Kosuke K Department of Urology, Kurume University School of Medicine, Kurume, Fukuoka 830-0011, - - 2013
In general, only ≤5% of patients with renal cell carcinoma (RCC) develop paraneoplastic erythropoietin (EPO) overproduction-induced polycythemia. However, a number of reports on EPO-producing RCC are available. The present study aimed to report the first case of a patient demonstrating a therapeutic effect on EPO-producing advanced RCC, subsequent to targeted ...
Poovaneswaran Sangeetha - - 2012
The presence of cutaneous metastases in squamous cell carcinomas of the head and neck (SCCHN) is rare and associated with a dismal prognosis. It is vital to distinguish these lesions from direct invasion of the skin by SCCHN or primary cutaneous malignancies as the prognosis is vastly different and so ...
Ah-See K L - - 2012
Objective: We report three cases of recurrent, unilateral facial palsy associated with air travel. Method: The three cases are presented, along with a brief literature review concerning barotrauma and its association with air travel and facial palsy. Results: All three patients experienced unilateral facial paralysis during air travel, accompanied by ...
Barnwell Robert - - 2012
ABSTRACTIatrogenic bacterial meningitis (IBM) is a rare but serious complication of neuraxial procedures, such as spinal and epidural anesthesia or lumbar puncture. We report a case of a 46-year-old female who presented to the emergency department with bacterial meningitis after spinal anesthesia. We review the existing literature outlining the pathogenesis, ...
Tyagi A - - 2012
Epidural volume extension is a technical modification of the combined spinal epidural block. It involves the epidural injection of normal saline or a small volume of local anaesthetic after an intrathecal injection, aiming to augment the post-spinal sensory level. Although the consequent sensory block augmentation has been adequately documented, the ...
Nayak S D - - 2012
Adenoid squamous cell carcinoma (ASCC) is an uncommon but well recognized variant of squamous cell carcinoma. It has been reported to originate in the sun exposed skin of the head and neck region. Although rare, there are cases in records which have reported within the oral cavity and nasopharynx. Histologically ...
Marwah Nisha - - 2012
Squamous cell carcinoma of the cervix is the most common gynecological malignancy in India. Direct extension from a cervical growth can involve the uterine corpus, but a superficial spread, without invasion of the underlying myometrium, is uncommon. We report three cases of squamous cell carcinoma of the cervix, with superficial ...
Jain S K - - 2012
Giant cell glioblastoma (GCG) is a subtype of Glioblastoma multiforme that is rare in incidence and distinct in features and histopathological examination. It is reported to have better prognosis than common glioblastomas. The incidence of GCG in children is even more rare. We report a case of GCG in a ...
Ray Bikash Ranjan BR Department of Anaesthesia, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, - - 2012
Neurological events similar to transient ischemic attack in a peripartum woman are uncommon. Cerebral complications of preeclampsia, thrombo-embolic phenomena, or high spinal can mimic such situations. Spinal anesthesia with local anesthetic and opioid is an established anesthetic technique for cesarean section. Although intrathecal opioids are safe for both the mother ...
Yalagachin Gurushantappa H GH Department of surgery, Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences, Hubli, 580022 Karnataka - - 2013
Anterior mediastinal teratomas are rare germ cell tumors. We report a case of such rare tumor in a young adult male of 21 yrs old who presented with persistent cough of one and half month duration. Computed tomography of the chest confirmed the diagnosis as anterior mediastinal teratoma. Patient underwent a ...
Addidle Michael - - 2012
We present an interesting case of a patient who developed an epidural abscess caused by Streptobacillus moniliformis. This is the first report in the medical literature of a spinal epidural abscess associated with this organism. Diagnosis of S. moniliformis infection requires a high degree of suspicion, and a delay may ...
Mihailovic Zoran - - 2012
Air travel as a risk factor for pulmonary thromboembolism (PTE) is rarely described in forensic literature. Two cases of PTE after air travel are presented in this report. Each flight was intercontinental and lasted for more than 10h, resulting in typical "traveler's thrombosis" within 2weeks. In both cases, the risk ...
Bothma Pieter A - - 2012
We present a case of cerebral venous gas embolism. Our patient made a complete neurological recovery after hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT). The principles of HBOT, compressing and eliminating air bubbles and decreasing Β-2 integrin function, thus improving microcirculation, can only be beneficial in a situation where neurological damage is likely. ...
Misra Puneet - - 2012
Background: Present study is a systematic review conducted to establish a quantitative association between acute lower respiratory infection (ALRI) and low birthweight (LBW) attributable to Indoor air pollution (IAP) in under-5 children.Materials and Methods: Total of 24 articles for ALRI in under-5 and seven articles for LBW were included in ...
Harirchi Iraj - - 2012
Tongue squamous cell carcinoma is a very rare disease in children with only a few cases reported in the literature. A case of 15 year old female tongue squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) with review of reported cases is presented. Pediatricians and family physicians should also be aware of the possibility ...
Choi Stephen - - 2012
PURPOSE: Urinary retention requiring catheterization carries the risk of infection. Neuraxial anesthesia causes transient impairment of bladder function ranging from delayed initiation of micturition to frank urinary retention. We undertook a review of the literature to determine the elements of neuraxial anesthesia and analgesia that prolong bladder dysfunction and increase ...
Chaithanyaa Nemaly - - 2013
Nodular fasciitis (NF) is a benign tumor that grows extending from the muscular fascia to the subcutaneous tissue and, less frequently, into the underlying muscle. The cause of such proliferation is unknown, although trauma is believed to be important because of the location of these lesions over bony prominences. NF ...
Chandrashekhar P - - 2012
Oral spindle cell lipoma is a rare lesion and until now only 26 cases have been reported in English literature. In this article we report a case of oral spindle cell lipoma presented to our institution in July 2011, as an asymptomatic solitary growth of the buccal mucosa in a ...
Heikal Mohamed - - 2012
Primary tracheal tumors are rare. Malignant tracheal polyps constitute the majority, with very few case reports of small-cell cancer in the literature. Staging of these tumors follows the lung cancer TNM staging system, with little evidence-based guidance for their management. We report a case of small-cell cancer presenting as a ...
Bhansali Rahul - - 2012
We present a review of smartphone applications (apps) available for pediatric anesthesia.
Paidakakos Nikolaos A - - 2012
Chondrosarcoma is the third most common primary malignant bone tumor after osteosarcoma and Ewing's sarcoma. Clear cell chondrosarcoma is a rare subtype variant of chondrosarcoma, most commonly encountered in the proximal part of the femur or humerus. Vertebral involvement is exceedingly rare and shows a predilection for the thoracic spine. ...
Bossi Manuela - - 2012
Retroperitoneal sarcomas (RPS) are uncommon tumors associated with a poor prognosis. This is particularly true in case of high-grade sarcomas of specific histological subtypes, as demonstrated by the largest surveys of the last decade. Up to the present day, unfortunately there are no powerful tools available except for surgery. On ...
Maamar Mouna - - 2012
The occurrence of systemic lupus erythematosus has been only rarely reported in patients with sickle-cell disease. We describe the case of a 23-year-old North-African woman with sickle-cell disease and systemic lupus erythematosus, and discuss the pointers to the diagnosis of this combination of conditions and also present a review ...
Grobman Ariel B - - 2012
The objectives of this paper are to discuss a rare cause of laryngeal multiple myeloma, to review unique pathologic findings associated with plasma cell neoplasms, to discuss epidemiology, differential diagnosis, and treatment options for plasma cell neoplasms of the larynx. Laryngeal multiple myeloma, also noted in the literature as "metastatic" ...
Barnwell Robert - - 2012
ABSTRACTIatrogenic bacterial meningitis (IBM) is a rare but serious complication of neuraxial procedures, such as spinal and epidural anesthesia or lumbar puncture. We report a case of a 46-year-old female who presented to the emergency department with bacterial meningitis after spinal anesthesia. We review the existing literature outlining the pathogenesis, ...
Cui Huajuan - - 2012
Aim. To analyze the clinicopathological features of meningioangiomatosis (MA) associated with meningioma. Methods. We present one case of MA associated with meningioma. Histopathological examination and immunohistochemistry were used. Results. The age of the patient was 33-year-old man. Histopathologically, MA was characterized by vascular proliferation with perivascular meningothelial cells and/or fibroblast ...
Treaba Diana O - - 2012
Primary myelofibrosis (formerly known as chronic idiopathic myelofibrosis), has the lowest incidence amongst the chronic myeloproliferative neoplasms and is characterized by a rather short median survival and a risk of progression to acute myeloid leukemia (AML) noted in a small subset of the cases, usually as a terminal event. As ...
Beggs Rachel E - - 2012
Large cell neuroendocrine carcinomas of the ampulla of Vater are rare and confer a very poor prognosis despite aggressive therapy. There are few case reports of large cell neuroendocrine carcinomas of the ampulla of Vater in the literature and to date no studies have been done to establish optimal management. ...
Hagihara Masao - - 2012
Hemophagocytic lymphohistocytosis (HLH) is commonly associated with infectious diseases or T/NK cell-lymphoma; however that with Hodgkin lymphoma (HL) was rarely reported. Herein, we describe a young male diagnosed with lymphocyte-depleted HL (LD-HL) complicated by HLH as an initial manifestation. He was given high-dose steroid therapy plus recombinant thrombomodulin, and subsequent ...
Zahra Kmira - - 2012
Background: Philadelphia chromosome-positive chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) in children is very rare. CML occurring as a secondary malignancy in individuals treated for diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) is also rare. Case Report: We present the case of a 5-year-old female patient who developed a right orbital mass that was diagnosed ...
Niu Huilin - - 2012
Cardiac PEComa is very rare. We reported two cases of epithelioid PEComas, one in an adult and one in a 2-year-old child. Both tumors were composed of sheets of epithelioid cells with coagulation necrosis. In addition, the adult case showed marked nuclear atypia and high mitotic activity with atypical mitosis ...
Miyamoto M - - 2012
Malignant transformation of ovarian mature cystic teratoma is rare, and occurs in approximately 1% of all cases. The most common histology arising in mature cystic teratoma is squamous cell carcinoma. Less frequently, malignant transformation is represented by an endocrine tumor. To date, only five cases of large cell neuroendocrine carcinoma ...
Algarni Ayed A - - 2012
Myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) comprise a group of heterogeneous clonal hematopoietic cell disorders characterized by cytopenias, bone marrow hypercellularity, and increased risk of transformation to acute leukemias. MDS usually transformed to acute myeloid leukemia, and transformation to acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) is rare. Herein, we report a unique patient who presented ...
Mennes I - - 2012
A review of the available literature on genetics and pathophysiology of Sickle Cell Anaemia was performed with special emphasis on the intraoperative management during cardiac surgery. Hypoxia, acidosis and hypothermia have been identified as independent sickling provoking factors. Although no official guidelines on transfusion for Sickle Cell patients have been ...
Sarkar Debojyoti - - 2012
An 18-year-old boy, presented with a history of right hip pain with movement restriction and proptosis of right eye. There was severe anaemia, febrile neutropaenia and bleeding manifestations. CT scan of right orbit documented a retro orbital mass. MRI revealed a mass on right side of the pelvis with metastatic ...
Shallwani Hussain - - 2012
Concurrent intracranial and spinal arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) are very rare with only a few cases being reported in literature. Two of the rare concurrent intracranial and spinal AVM cases are presented. Case 1 is a 12-year-old girl with headache and motor disturbances in the lower limbs. Her spinal and brain ...
Costa Cyrene Piazera Silva - - 2012
This study aims to critically review the literature in respect to craniofacial bone abnormalities and malocclusion in sickle cell anemia individuals. The Bireme and Pubmed electronic databases were searched using the following keywords: malocclusion, maxillofacial abnormalities, and Angle Class I, Class II and lass III malocclusions combined with sickle cell ...
Thanos Aristomenis - - 2012
We report a case of bilateral atrophic retinochoroidopathy with choroidal neovascular membrane (CNVM) formation in a patient with systemic Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH). A 35-year-old female, diagnosed with LCH at the age of 3, experienced an episode of acute vision loss in her right eye. Visual acuity was counting fingers. ...
Strehl Johanna D - - 2012
The synchronous or metachronous development of Langerhans cell histiocytosis and non-Langerhans cell histiocytosis in the same patient is rare. To date, only seven cases of xanthogranulomas developing in young patients with a history of Langerhans cell histiocytosis and systemic therapy have been reported in the literature. As of yet, the ...
Guo Xu-feng - - 2012
Squamous cell carcinoma is the major pathology type of esophageal cancer in China, where adenocarcinoma is rare and adenoid cystic carcinoma (ACC) is more rare comparing to the western countries. We report the surgical and pathologic findings of two cases of primary ACC of the esophagus, and review of the ...
Rzymkowska Joanna J M. Skłodowska-Cuire Memorial Oncology Centre - Institute, Warsaw, - - 2012
A case of a 30-year-old female patient diagnosed with mucinous tubular and spindle cell carcinoma (MT&SCC) of her left kidney of the basis of an abdominal ultrasound scan performed when nonspecific pain is presented. The histopathology report revealed a classic type of MT&SCC. Photographs of histopathological samples are shown. Nephrectomy ...
Liang Dong-Ni - - 2011
Abstract Seven cases of testicular extranodal NK/T-cell lymphoma, nasal-type, were reported with literature review. Two patients had a testicular lesion as the initial presentation and 4 with a history of nasal NK/T-cell lymphoma, the remaining one with involvement of adrenal gland concomitantly. All the patients underwent orchiectomy followed by chemotherapy ...
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