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Beros Vili - - 2011
Background. Rosai-Dorfman disease (sinus histiocytosis with massive lymphadenopathy) rarely affects intracranial structures without involvement of other sites. We herein review the tumour characteristics, differential diagnosis and treatment policy of this rare disease. Method. We conducted a PUBMED search using a combination of words 'Rosai-Dorfman disease', 'Central nervous system', and identified ...
Santos Gorjón Pablo - - 2011
Merkel cell carcinoma is an unusual, aggressive skin tumour, with a tendency to recurrence after its surgical extirpation. Five cases of tumours in the cervicofacial region seen at our Centre in the last five years are presented, along with a review of the literature, focusing on its etiopathogeneis, approach and ...
Toros Sema Zer - - 2011
We report the first case of an isolated choanal fungus ball in a 28-year-old man with a previous history of nasopharyngeal carcinoma, who was treated with radiotherapy 14 years ago. The initial diagnosis was a recurrent tumour or a secondary neoplasm. Histopathological examination confirmed a fungal infection. There are no ...
Estel Rebecca - - 2011
PURPOSE: Ovarian small cell carcinoma of the hypercalcaemic type is a very rare and highly aggressive malignant disease, mainly affecting young women. Due to the rarity of this tumour entity, prospective randomised trials are unlikely to be conducted, and the only retrospective analysis based on a large case series is ...
Gupta M - - 2011
Fibrovascular polyps are benign but rare tumours of the upper digestive tract. In most of the cases reported to date, fibrovascular polyps have originated from the oesophagus or hypopharynx. In 85-90 percent of these reports, the commonest site was adjacent to the cricopharyngeal muscle. We report a very rare case, ...
Grube-Pagola Peter - - 2011
Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumour (inflammatory pseudotumor) is an idiopathic lesion, rare in the head and neck, of unknown aetiology. It is primarily a soft tissue, lung and orbital condition. In the world literature, only two cases with tonsillar disease have been found. We report a case of a 10-year-old girl admitted ...
Murlimanju B V - - 2011
Discoid lateral meniscus is a rare condition that unilateral is more common than bilateral, here we report a case of bilateral discoid lateral meniscus which was observed in the knee joints of a female fetal cadaver of 14 weeks gestation (92 mm crown-rump length). It was an incomplete type of ...
Nikolopoulos Ioannis - - 2011
Large ganglionic cystic formations arising from the infrapatellar fat pad are quite uncommon and only a few are mentioned in the literature. An open excision in these cases is mandatory. We report the case of a large infrapatellar fat pad ganglion in a 37-year-old Greek man with chronic knee discomfort. ...
Mlika M - - 2011
Spindle cell oncocytoma of the adenohypophysis is a rare tumour recently reported by Roncaroli et al. in 2002. This tumour is considered a grade I tumour by the World Health Organization. We describe what is, to the best of our knowledge, the 14th case of its kind in the literature. ...
Thut David - - 2011
Background: Dislocation of the sternoclavicular joint is a rare injury that has a low incidence of signifcant long-term symptoms. Surgical reconstruction of the joint is indicated in patients with symptomatic, chronic anterior instability or with irreducible or recurrent posterior instability. There have been many reported techniques for stabilization of the ...
Sasaji Tatsuro - - 2011
A case of ossification of transverse ligament of atlas (TLA) is reported. A 76-year-old female suffered from a transverse type myelopathy was successfully treated by posterior decompression. Dynamic lateral plain radiographs showed irreducible atlantoaxial subluxation (AAS). A computed tomogram revealed ossified mass compatible to ossification of TLA. Coalition of the ...
Munteanu Shannon E - - 2011
Abnormal lower limb biomechanics is speculated to be a risk factor for Achilles tendinopathy. This study systematically reviewed the existing literature to identify, critique and summarise lower limb biomechanical factors associated with Achilles tendinopathy. We searched electronic bibliographic databases (Medline, EMBASE, Current contents, CINAHL and SPORTDiscus) in November 2010. All ...
Sadri Amir - - 2011
Os acromiale is an unfused epiphysis of the anterior part of the acromion occurring in approximately 8% of the population. Infection of this joint has not been previously described in the literature. We report such a case in a 59-year-old woman presenting with shoulder pain. A high index of clinical ...
de Haan J - - 2011
The aim of this literature review is to describe the clinical anatomy of the elbow joint based on information from in vitro biomechanical studies. The clinical consequences of this literature review are described and recommendations are given for the treatment of elbow joint dislocation.The PubMed and EMBASE electronic databases and ...
Akinbami Babatunde O - - 2011
Virtually all the articles in literature addressed only a specific type of dislocation. The aim of this review was to project a comprehensive understanding of the pathologic processes and management of all types of dislodgement of the head of the mandibular condyle from its normal position in the glenoid fossa. ...
Athanasopoulos Panagiotis G - - 2011
Carcinoid tumours of the common bile duct represent an extremely rare entity. Similarly, primary follicular lymphomas of the ampulla of Vater constitute an infrequent neoplasia. Herein, we report the first case of a synchronous development of a carcinoid tumour of the common bile duct and an ampullary follicular lymphoma that ...
Modarressi Ali - - 2010
Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumours (IMT) are rare, challenging lesions with respect to differential diagnosis, biological behaviour and treatment. We reviewed the literature and report a unique case of a large (9×8×8cm) IMT in the nasal region of a 6-year-old girl responsible for important facial deformation. Following surgical resection, without any craniofacial ...
Rigante M - - 2011
Parotid gland tumours are very heterogeneous, being benign in 80% of cases, and generally arising from epithelial cells. Nevertheless, a small group of non-epithelial tumours representing just 5% of all salivary gland neoplasms has also been reported, the most common of these being haemangioma, especially in children. However, lymphomas, neuromas, ...
Subrahmanya Nagesh Babu - - 2011
To report a case of primary yolk sac (endodermal sinus) tumour (YST) of the vulva which is very rare and to highlight some unusual features of this tumour in the vulva. A 23-year-old woman presented with a 1-month swelling in the right labium majus that was non-tender and rapidly increasing ...
Sobowale Oluwaseun Adeyemi - - 2011
We report a case of a 17-year-old female who presented with a CNS primitive neuroectodermal tumour 12 years after cranial radiotherapy for relapsed childhood acute lymphoblastic leukaemia. In this article, we discuss the association of these rare tumours with previous craniospinal irradiation and review the pertinent literature.
Iusco Domenico - - 2010
We describe a case of a 76-year-old man with a giant ileal gastrointestinal stromal tumour (GIST) causing an intestinal subocclusion and a subsequent haemoperitoneum. During his hospital stay for a sudden hypovolemic shock, the patient underwent an urgent laparotomy and a 20 cm × 15 cm ruptured ileal GIST causing haemoperitoneum was found. Only ...
Lee S - - 2010
Glomus tumours are uncommon benign neoplasms characterised by the proliferation of modified smooth muscle cells known as glomus cells. Glomus tumours are well described in the extremities, particularly in the sub-ungual region and MRI is well established as the investigation of choice. However, a significant proportion of glomus tumours are ...
Yusuf S M - - 2010
Idiopathic scrotal calcinosis is a rare benign disease characterized by multiple, asymptomatic and painless nodules on the scrotum. We herein report this rare disease in a Nigerian adult male and briefly review the relevant literature.
Sudesh Pebam - - 2010
The dislocation of a shoulder joint in infancy is extremely rare and is usually the result of traumatic birth injuries, a sequel to brachial plexus injury, or a true congenital dislocation of shoulder. With more advanced obstetric care, the incidence of first two types has drastically decreased. We report a ...
Fraser Lyndsay - - 2010
We present the unusual case of a 20-year-old female nonsmoker with severe laryngeal dysplasia managed with endoscopic CO(2) laser resection with frozen-section analysis. We use her case as a platform for discussion of the current evidence surrounding laryngeal dysplasia, particularly etiology and the use of lasers in management. Laryngeal dysplasia ...
Dhar Shweta U - - 2010
We report here on a 25-year follow-up of cranio-meta-diaphyseal dysplasia in a 31-year-old Caucasian male, who was reported in the literature at the age of 8 years [Langer et al. (1991); Skeletal Radiol 20:37-41]. He has hyperostotic craniofacial features with protruding lower jaw and midface hypoplasia. He has the typical ...
Mansoori Lela S - - 2010
Objective: To report the case of a patient with polyostotic fibrous dysplasia of the cranium who showed dramatic improvement after treatment with intravenous zoledronic acid.Methods: We present the clinical findings, laboratory test results, surgical pathology report, and imaging studies of a man with extensive fibrous dysplasia of the cranium and ...
Mantas D - - 2010
Malignant fibrous histiocytoma (MFH) is a frequently occurring soft tissue tumour with aggressive biological behaviour. Primary MFH of the spleen, however, is an exceedingly rare occurrence. Herein, we report a case of such a neoplasm in a 66-year-old female. The tumour was well localised within the spleen and the patient ...
Wang X Y - - 2010
Craniopharyngiomas are histologically benign epithelial tumours arising from squamous epithelial remnants of Rathke's pouch, which have a tendency to invade surrounding structures and recur after apparently complete resection. They represent the most frequent non-glial tumour in children, accounting for approximately 5% of paediatric brain neoplasms. Total resection of a craniopharyngioma ...
Xu L W - - 2010
A rare case of phyllodes tumour arising in the seminal vesicle is reported here. A 59-year-old male presented with lower abdominal discomfort and symptoms of bladder outlet obstruction for 1 year. Transrectal ultrasonography and pelvic computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging demonstrated a large mass posterior to the bladder and ...
Gupta Shilpi Singh - - 2010
Congenital fibrosarcoma (CFS) is a rare soft tissue tumour that usually occurs before the age of 1, and involves the distal extremities. The literature regarding the precise diagnosis and treatment of these tumours is limited. We present and discuss a case of CFS which ended fatally due to lung metastasis ...
Abdelsayed Rafik A - - 2010
Fibrous cortical defect, also known as metaphyseal fibrous defect and nonossifying fibroma, among other terms, is a benign, non-neoplastic proliferative process that is relatively common in the long bones of skeletally immature adolescents. Although the lesion is thought to be a developmental abnormality or defect, the exact etiopathogenesis is largely ...
Bellini Carlo - - 2010
The objective of our study was to evaluate the usefulness of immunohistochemical (IHC) staining techniques in the etiological diagnosis of non-immune hydrops fetalis (NIHF). The records of all 1,098 autopsies performed between January 1987 and May 2008, by the Division of Fetal Pathology of the University of Genoa, were reviewed ...
Mahore Amit - - 2010
Craniofrontonasal dysplasia (CFND) is a rare developmental anomaly associated with an X-linked inheritance. It is predominantly expressed in females. A Chiari malformation (CM) has not been reported in such patients earlier. The authors report on a family with 3 female members who have marked and generalized CFND. The generalized bone ...
D'Alessandro G - - 2010
Cleidocranial dysplasia (CCD) is a rare disorder which is inherited as an autosomal genetic trait. It is characterized by defective ossification, delayed bone and tooth development, stomatognathic and craniofacial abnormalities, and it is caused by mutations in the RUNX2 gene that is responsible for osteoblast differentiation. The purpose of this ...
Perrone Claudio - - 2010
Idiopathic myelofibrosis is a rare chronic myeloproliferative disease leading to extramedullary hematopoiesis (myeloid metaplasia) with splenomegaly. The liver and less frequently other organs including the lung can be involved, therefore portal hypertension is relatively common. Pulmonary hypertension (PH) is only occasionally reported, although recent studies have suggested an association between ...
Toomarian Lida - - 2010
Dentin dysplasia is a rare hereditary disturbance of dentin formation characterized by defective dentin development with clinically normal appearing crowns, severe hypermobility of teeth and spontaneous dental abscesses or cysts. Radiographic analysis shows obliteration of all pulp chambers, short, blunted and malformed or absent roots and peri-apical radiolucencies of non ...
Lai J C - - 2010
We report an extremely rare case of schwannoma of the auricle. A case report and review of the world literature concerning schwannoma of the auricle are presented. Schwannoma is a benign, encapsulated, slow-growing neoplasm. Approximately 25-45% of all schwannomas occur in the head and neck, whereas schwannomas of the external ...
Salman W D - - 2010
Malignancy in struma ovarii is a rare form of ovarian germ cell tumour. Because of its rarity, the diagnosis and management of the tumour have not been clearly defined. We present a case of 67- year-old female with papillary carcinoma arising in struma ovarii and review the literature on malignancy ...
Al-Jamali J - - 2010
Benign fibrous histocytoma of bones is a very rare tumour and only a few cases have been reported. We report a case of 40-year-old patient with no significant previous medical history who presented with a painful lesion in his right wrist joint. Incision biopsy was done and there was a ...
Zhong Yi - - 2010
Calcifying epithelial odontogenic tumour (CEOT) is a rare and benign odontogenic neoplasm that affects the jaws. Here we present a maxillary case of CEOT showing features of malignant transformation, and a review of the literature.
Dalmia Sanjay - - 2010
We describe a rare case of small bowel infarction due to fibro muscular dysplasia in superior mesenteric artery in a young patient. A 28 year old Asian female presented with acute onset left sided abdominal pain and watery diarrhea. She had a laparotomy due to further deterioration. It showed infracted ...
Kean J - - 2010
The following report describes a case of mild frontonasal dysplasia, a rare congenital anomaly affecting the nose and frontal bone. Our patient was referred at 2 months of age with a complex nasal skin and tip deformity. This report outlines management of this patient and reviews the literature with regard ...
Gupta Abha - - 2009
We describe two cases of chorioretinal dysplasia and microcephaly and review the current literature regarding this topic.
Vogel Tobias - - 2009
Dysplasia epiphysealis hemimelica (DEH) or Trevor's Disease is a very rare disease with an estimated incidence of one in 1.000.000. The majority of cases reported affect the lower limb and only 25 case reports of 33 cases with affection of the upper limb have been published. Here we present a ...
Giblin Erica M - - 2009
The presence of multiple esophageal polyps on endoscopy is a rare entity. Most of the literature cited on this phenomenon is based on case reports and small series. A large proportion of the literature describes one or two polyps, with the majority of polyps occurring in the area of the ...
Jack Hannah - - 2009
Oral epithelial dysplasia (OED) is a premalignant lesion which has an unpredictable course of progression. Its management has remained controversial due to a lack of high-quality prospective studies evaluating the different treatment modalities.1 We present a patient with a long history of OED which subsequently transformed into malignancy. The clinical ...
Shawky, RM; ; rabahshawky@hotmail.com
Frontofacionasal dysplasia (FFND) is a rare group of disorders, characterized by ocular hypertelorism and frontonasal process anomalies in which clinical and etiological heterogeneity have been recognized since the first review by Gollop 1981.1 Frontofacionasal dysplasia is inherited as an autosomal recessive genetic trait. We report on a 10 month old ...
Oliphant R - - 2009
Temporomandibular joint dislocation is not a common presentation to the emergency department but it is one that requires prompt diagnosis and reduction. This is thought to be the first reported case of spontaneous bilateral temporomandibular joint dislocation after routine pulmonary function testing. The management of the case is discussed and ...
Keskin Mustafa - - 2009
BACKGROUND: Both fibrous dysplasia (FD) and ameloblastoma are benign but locally aggressive tumours of the craniofacial region. In this case report, we present the unique synchronous occurrence of these two tumours in the facial skeleton. CASE REPORT: A 16-year-old woman presented with complaints of swelling of the upper right face ...
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