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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 ...
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 D Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia. - - 2013
Spinal epidural abscess is an uncommon entity, especially in the cervical region. 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 literature. Cervical spinal ...
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 ...
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" ...
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