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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 ...
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 ...
Maamar Mouna M Department of Internal Medicine, Ibn Sina Hospital, Rabat, Morocco. - - 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 ...
Sarkar Debojyoti D Department of General Medicine, North Bengal Medical College, Darjeeling, West Bengal, India. - - 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 ...
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 ...
Bello Ibrahim O - - 2011
Peripheral dentinogenic ghost cell tumor is a rare tumor with only 24 cases previously described in the English literature. The majority of cases have been reported to occur in the anterior part of the jaws. A case occurring in posterior (molar region) of the mandible in a 75-year-old edentulous woman ...
Türkmen Ilknur - - 2011
BACKGROUND: Xanthogranulomatous tissue reaction is a well-documented process that is most common in kidney. There are other uncommon sites being documented as case reports in the literature. We would like to describe the clinicopathologic findings in a case of xanthogranulomatous sialadenitis that involved the parotid gland, which was clinically thought ...
Webb Michael M Division Clinical Haematology, Department of Internal Medicine (G73), Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Free State, PO Box 339, Bloemfontein, 9300 South - - 2013
Plasmacytomas are malignant proliferations of plasma cells which can occur with different plasma cell dyscrasias. Solitary plasmacytomas of bone or extraosseous plasmacytomas, depending on the tissue of origin, develop in isolation without systemic manifestations of multiple myeloma. Three cases of cranial plasmacytomas are described, two in patients with multiple myeloma ...
Shenjere Patrick - - 2011
Clear-cell sarcoma (CCS) is a soft-tissue neoplasm that morphologically resembles cutaneous malignant melanoma but has a distinct molecular profile. Gastrointestinal and intra-abdominal CCSs are very rare. Here, the authors present 3 cases of intra-abdominal CCS and review the literature. Of these cases, 2 involved the small bowel, and 1 involved ...
de Chadarevian Jean-Pierre - - 2011
Abstract We report the clinical-pathological study of 8 cases of pediatric benign, appendiceal mucus retention in patients 3 to 15 years of age. The appendices showed very limited acute inflammation. Their most significant change consisted of minimal to mild dilatation of the distal lumen which was filled with mucus and ...
Espana Edgar M - - 2011
Ocular surface squamous cell neoplasia in an anophthalmic socket is an exceptionally rare occurrence. We report a 62-year-old white man who had his left eye enucleated at age 2 and developed an invasive squamous cell carcinoma 60 years later. He received multiple treatments, including excisional biopsy, topical mitomycin C chemotherapy, ...
Snyder Laura A - - 2011
A 7 mo old Labrador retriever presented for evaluation of facial swelling associated with a 5 cm oral mass extending caudally from the upper third premolar on the left side. Cytology revealed an atypical population of round cells of undetermined origin. A diagnosis of alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma (RMS) was reached via ...
Kanagarajah Prashanth - - 2011
Primary neuroendocrine carcinomas of the genitourinary tract are rare and aggressive tumors carrying a bad prognosis. With squamous cell and transitional cell carcinoma being the most commonly reported urethral malignancies, primary small cell carcinoma (SCC) of the urethra is extremely rare. To date, only 5 cases have been reported in ...
Gkogkou Charalampos - - 2011
Primary pleural epithelioid mesothelioma with clear cell morphology is a particularly rare neoplasm, with only a few documented cases. Here, the authors report a case of a 76-year-old man, with a history of asbestos exposure, admitted for mild dyspnea. Radiologic examination revealed right pleural effusion and pleural thickening. Cytological examination ...
Brunet-Possenti F - - 2011
Primary cutaneous follicle center lymphoma (PCFCL) is the most common cutaneous B cell lymphoma. It is most often indolent and responds well to rituximab. We present a case of transient rituximab-induced edematous lesions located exclusively on tumor papules in a patient treated for PCFCL. Based on this observation and on ...
Sharma Ruchika - - 2011
We are reporting a rare case of a primary squamous cell carcinoma of lung with skeletal metastases in a 7-year-old boy. The patient received chemotherapy with initial improvement but eventually died of the disease. A brief literature review is also presented.
Berthold D - - 2011
Leydig cell tumours (LCTs) of the testis are rare. Their origin is still unknown. This case report describes a potential relationship between LCT and prolonged exposure to Finasteride.
Kanayama Tomoko - - 2011
A primary retroperitoneal mucinous cystadenocarcinoma (PRMC) is an extremely rare lesion. To date, only 49 cases have been reported. The presence of mural nodules in a PRMC may indicate a worse prognosis. We report the case of a 40-year-old Japanese woman with a PRMC with mural nodules. Microscopic examination revealed ...
de-Andrés-Del-Rosario Ana - - 2011
ABSTRACT:: Poststeroid panniculitis is a rare disorder usually reported in children after a sudden decrease or withdrawal of corticosteroid therapy. We report a case in an adult, a finding very rarely reported in English literature. The case report is about a 34-year-old man with multiple erythematous, firm and tender subcutaneous ...
Palma Diaz Miguel F - - 2011
We report a case of collapsing glomerulopathy associated with natural killer cell leukemia in a previously healthy 27-year-old African American man. An initial kidney biopsy showed findings concordant with the cellular variant of focal segmental glomerulosclerosis. A repeated biopsy 3 months later showed collapsing glomerulopathy, likely representing a morphologic evolution ...
Segawa Yuichi - - 2011
We report a rare case of extrapulmonary small cell carcinoma arising in the palatine tonsil treated by combined chemotherapy with irinotecan/cisplatin following irradiation therapy. This chemotherapy regimen was recently found to be effective for small cell lung carcinoma. Our case is the first report of combined irinotecan/cisplatin chemotherapy to treat ...
Uma K - - 2011
Small cell osteosarcoma, a rare histological subtype, has very infrequently been reported in the mandible. We present a case of a 28-year-old female who had classic signs, symptoms, and radiographic features of the lesion. The histology showed sheets of small round cells and osteoid. The absence of the latter would ...
Allam-Nandyala Pushpa - - 2013
Squamous cell carcinoma with rhabdoid features (SCCRF) is a very rare and unusual cutaneous tumor. Here, we report an extraordinary case diagnosed by fine needle aspiration biopsy, in a 66-year-old man, status post multiple organ transplantation. The patient presented with a large ulcerating fungating mass in his forearm that had ...
Jabbour Mark N - - 2011
Follicular dendritic cell sarcoma (FDCS) is a rare neoplasm of follicular dendritic cells, most commonly affecting the lymph nodes and extranodal soft tissues of the head and neck, but also potentially arising in any visceral organ. FDCS with its diverse morphologies raises an occasionally challenging differential of primary and metastatic ...
Sisto John M - - 2011
Keratoameloblastoma is a rare subtype of ameloblastoma that has been reported only 12 times previously in the literature. Ameloblastomas are benign, locally aggressive neoplasms that constitute approximately 1% of odontogenic neoplasms. The mandible is involved in 80% of cases and the maxilla 20%. Clinically, these appear as solid, unicystic, multicystic, ...
Naseem Shano - - 2012
Plasma cell leukemia is an unusual manifestation of multiple myeloma, reported to occur in 2% of newly diagnosed patients. It may either present at the time of diagnosis (primary) or evolve as a late feature in the course of multiple myeloma (secondary). Most clinical signs of myeloma are observed in ...
Chatzistamou Ioulia - - 2011
Traumatic eosinophilic granuloma with stromal eosinophilia is a rare entity that affects the oral mucosa and has a controversial etiologic pathogenesis. Histologically, these lesions are characterized by a dense and deeply infiltrative lymphoproliferation showing epitheliotropic characteristics and massive eosinophilia. Frequently, a population of mitotically active, atypical mononuclear cells can be ...
Marzban Saeed - - 2011
Merkel cell carcinoma is a rare tumor frequently involving the skin with an aggressive behavior and fatal outcome. It occurs mostly in the caucasian race between 60-80 years of age and it is rare in children. Herein we report our experience with a highly aggressive fatal Merkel cell carcinoma in ...
Alhumaid Humaid - - 2011
Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor (IMT) or (plasma cell granuloma) of the larynx is a rare benign lesion that usually involves the lungs and broncopulmonary tree, as well as abdominal viscera. Overall this kind of tumor represents less than 1% of all tumors in the lung and respiratory tract with only 31 ...
Kataria Rashim - - 2011
Meningeal spread of spinal intramedullary astrocytoma into the cranium is rare. Only few case reports are available so far in the literature. We report a case of intramedullary high grade astrocytoma of the conus, developing intracranial metastasis after three months of partial excision of the spinal mass. The need for ...
Tyagi Devendra K DK Department of Neurosurgery, T.N. Medical College and B.Y.L. Nair Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, - - 2011
Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) is a clonal proliferation of Langerhans cells occurring as an isolated lesion or as part of a systemic proliferation. It is commoner in children younger than 10 years of age with sparing of the posterior elements in more than 95% of cases. We describe a case ...
Nakamura Shinnosuke S Department of Dentistry and Oral Surgery, Yamada Red Cross Hospital, Ise, Mie ; Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Division of Reparative and Regenerative Medicine, Institute of Medical Science, Mie University Graduate School of Medicine, 2-174 Edobashi, Tsu city, Mie 514-8507 - - 2013
We present a case of carcinoma ex pleomorphic adenoma on the right buccal mucosa in a 52-year-old Japanese woman. Based on the histopathology, the excised tumor was the non-invasive type, but the majority of the tumor consisted of poorly-differentiated adenocarcinoma cells. We performed proton radiation after the surgery. The patient ...
Xu Man - - 2011
Prostate involvement of intravascular large B-cell lymphoma (IVLBL) is extremely rare. Until now, only 6 cases have been reported in the literature. In this article, the authors report a case of a 65-year-old Chinese man with IVLBL located in the prostate. The diagnosis of IVLBL was obtained incidentally from a ...
Cheng S - - 2011
Summary Follicular mucinosis is a rare inflammatory disorder of unknown aetiology, characterized by mucin deposition in hair follicles and sebaceous glands. FM can occur as a benign idiopathic primary disorder or secondary to malignant lymphoproliferative processes, most notably mycosis fungoides. We report a novel case of FM developing after autologous ...
Sapkas George - - 2011
Vertebral Langerhans cell histiocytosis, formerly called Histiocytosis X, is rarely seen in adults: a systematic non-quantitative review of the literature yielded only 27 cases. Vertebra plana is often associated in children, but this is not a feature in the adult population. The authors report the case of a 29-year-old woman ...
Pizzi M - - 2011
Follicular dendritic cell (FDC) sarcoma is a rare tumour with a low-to-intermediate grade of malignancy. It frequently occurs in cervical, mediastinal and axillary lymph nodes. In approximately 30% of cases an extranodal localization has been reported (tonsils, oral cavity, mediastinum, liver, and spleen). Very little is known about possible treatment ...
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