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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 ...
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 ...
Tyagi Devendra K - - 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
McNab Patricia Moody - - 2011
Primary cutaneous CD30+ T-cell lymphoproliferative disorders (PC-CD30+ LPD) as a group are one of the more common types of T-cell lymphoma. More specifically primary cutaneous anaplastic lymphoma (PC-ALCL), one of these lymphoproliferative disorders, is the second most common cutaneous T-cell lymphoma. We report an unusual presentation of PC-ALCL. A 90-year-old, ...
Koshy John C - - 2011
Isolated unilateral lambdoid craniosynostosis is often confused with posterior positional plagiocephaly because of a general overlap in their clinical presentations; however, distinction between these 2 entities is important because of the differences in appropriate management. Historical literature teaches that ear position is posterior in lambdoid synostosis, whereas it is anterior ...
Sabbe M - - 2011
From 1 January to 14 April 2011, a total of 155 measles cases were notified in Belgium, whereas throughout 2010, there were only 40. Of the 103 cases with known vaccination status, 87% had not been vaccinated with measles-mumps-rubella vaccine. The resurgence of measles is the consequence of insufficient vaccine ...
Duan Xiuzhen - - 2011
Intravascular large B-cell lymphoma (IVLBCL) is a rare variant of extranodal diffuse large Bcell lymphoma with only a few more than 300 cases reported. It is characterized as lymphoma cells confined to the lumina of small vessels, so patients usually do not present with masses or lymphadenopathy. Clinical presentations of ...
Boysen Anders Kindberg - - 2011
Aggressive NK-cell leukemia is a rare malignancy with neoplastic proliferation of natural killer cells. It often presents with constitutional symptoms, a rapid declining clinical course, and a poor prognosis with a median survival of a few months. The disease is usually resistant to cytotoxic agents, and no treatment has emerged ...
Benchimol Eric I - - 2011
Temporal trends in the incidence of pediatric-onset inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) are controversial and a wide range of estimates have been reported worldwide. We conducted a systematic review of research describing the epidemiology of childhood-onset IBD to assess changes in incidence rates over time and to evaluate international differences. The ...
Li Rong - - 2011
We present a case of a 59-year-old man who was found to have clusters of hyperchromatic, small, round nucleated cells within a subdural hematoma removed after a skull fracture. Immunohistochemistry study confirmed that the cells were hematopoietic components predominantly composed of normoblasts. In this paper, we describe the clinical and ...
Koshy John C - - 2011
Most medical centers routinely perform or require the pathologic examination of breast tissue that is excised for adolescent gynecomastia; however, its utility is questionable, given the benign nature of the condition. A retrospective chart review was conducted to examine the incidence of pathologic abnormalities in patients 21 years or younger ...
Okazaki Chie - - 2011
A 76-year-old woman farmer with a 20-year history of oral steroid treatment for polyarteritis nodosa, noted a rash consisting of numerous small papules on the dorsum of her right hand in February 2007. The rash worsened over time, and in April 2008 red papules and pustules as big as grains ...
Rovithi M - - 2011
Ovarian small cell carcinoma is a rare and highly malignant neoplasm carrying a poor prognosis. Although combination chemotherapy remains the cornerstone of treatment due to the rarity of these tumors, no regimen can be recommended as standard of care although in the majority of cases platinum-based regimens are used. Herein, ...
Alwadani Fahad - - 2011
T-cell prolymphocytic leukemia (T-PLL) is a rare, highly aggressive, mature T-cell neoplasm. Ocular involvement in T-PLL is very rarely described in the literature. There are only two reports in the literature documenting conjunctival involvement in cases with T-PLL. Conjunctival involvement may be the presenting sign of the disease or rarely ...
Bishu Shrinivas - - 2011
Adult onset autoimmune enteropathy (AIE) is a rare condition characterized by diarrhea refractory to dietary therapy diagnosed in patients with evidence of autoimmune conditions. Auto-antibodies to gut epithelial cells and other tissues are commonly demonstrated. Despite increasing awareness, the pathogenesis, histologic, immunologic and clinical features of AIE remain uncertain. There ...
Cho Hye-Yon HY Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Republic of - - 2011
► We experience one case of MZBL of MALT type in the fallopian tube. ► There was no remarkable inflammatory or infection sign. ► We report this case with a review of related literature.
Fleury Aimee C AC Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, - - 2011
► Vulvar basal cell carcinoma is a rare tumor. ► This report highlights the presentation of vulvar basal cell carcinoma in a very young, non-White patient. ► The importance of provider vigilance and timely biopsy of vulvar lesions is highlighted.
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