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Wang H T - - 2005
Diffuse cavernous hemangioma of the rectosigmoid colon is an uncommon benign vascular lesion. We report 5 cases of diffuse cavernous hemangioma, focusing on the clinical features, diagnosis procedure and treatment. Five patients have undergone sphincter-saving procedures, 3 cases had coloanal sleeve anastomoses and 1 patient each had pull-through anastomosis and ...
Kiratli Hayyam - - 2005
BACKGROUND: Cavernous hemangioma is the most common benign intraorbital tumor found in adults. Most cavernous hemangiomas are located within the intraconal space. When indicated, complete surgical removal is the only treatment option. Several surgical techniques have been refined over the past decades. We describe our experience over transconjunctival approach in ...
Tsirbas Angelo - - 2005
PURPOSE: To examine the role of transnasal and transantral endoscopic surgical approaches in the management of apical orbital lesions. METHODS: Retrospective case series. RESULTS: Three patients underwent combined orbital and endoscopic surgery for treatment of apical orbital lesions. In two of these patients, the orbital apex was decompressed, which resulted ...
Fan Rui-fang - - 2005
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the feasibility, safety and efficacy of radiofrequency ablation (RFA) therapy in patients with hepatic cavernous hemangioma (HCH) and investigate its optimal operative approach. METHODS: Between March 2001 and June 2004, a total of 68 patients, 18 males and 50 females, age 43.1 (30-64), with 104 HCHs 2.5-11 ...
Gürkan, Fuat
A 28-day-old full-term male neonate was admitted with symptoms and findings of jaundice, hepatosplenomegaly, thrombocytopenia and a cavernous hemangioma on the forearm. Patient"s mother gave a history of antimalarial drug usage before pregnancy. He did not have characteristic symptoms like fever and chills at presentation, and had an associated hemangioma ...
Ferroli Paolo - - 2005
OBJECTIVE: To review the natural history and the long-term results of microsurgical resection of brainstem cavernous angiomas operated on in one institution. METHODS: A retrospective analysis was conducted of the preoperative and postoperative course in 52 consecutive patients who underwent microsurgical resection of a brainstem cavernoma between 1990 and 2002. ...
Rødahl Eyvind - - 2005
PURPOSE: To examine benign orbital tumours for chromosomal imbalances. METHODS: Specimens obtained from orbital tumours were screened for chromosomal imbalances using high resolution comparative genomic hybridization (CGH). The imbalances detected by CGH were confirmed by using fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) and loss of heterozygosity (LOH) analysis. RESULTS: Chromosomal gains ...
Zhang Rong - - 2005
OBJECTIVE: To analyze the differential diagnosis of and effectiveness of surgical treatment on nonmeningeal tumors of cavernous sinus. METHODS: The clinical data, including clinical manifestations, diagnosis and differential diagnosis, operative procedure, and treatment results of 67 cases of nonmeningeal tumors of cavernous sinus, 32 males and 35 females, aged 41 ...
Hasegawa Mitsuhiro - - 2005
The aim of this study is to investigate the efficacy of dynamic computed tomography (CT) during selective angiography (CT-arteriography) of orbital tumors in the evaluation of intratumoral vascular anatomy, feeding artery territory, and histological diagnosis. Among 35 consecutive cases with various orbital lesions, those cases showing tumor staining or pooling ...
Darwish B - - 2005
We report a case of a third ventricular cavernous haemangioma (cavernoma). Cavernomas rarely occur within the ventricular system. Only 47 well-documented cases have been reported in the literature, 21 of which were located in the third ventricle. Cavernomas should be considered in the differential diagnosis of third ventricular lesions. Ventriculoscopy ...
Dourmishev Lyubomir A LA Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Medical University of Sofia, 1 St. George Sofiiskyi Str., 1431 Sofia, Bulgaria. - - 2005
Systemic corticosteroid treatment is reported as effective for problematic cutaneous hemangiomas occuring in infancy, and depend on the dose, the duration of treatment, and the age at which the course of drugs is initiated. A 7-month-old female infant with extended cavernous hemangioma on the left part of forehead, face,and neck ...
Santoro Antonio - - 2005
The authors describe seven cases of extradural spinal cavernous angioma. Although cavernoma itself is not rare, the extradural spinal localization is uncommon and makes preoperative differential diagnosis difficult. Routine MRI investigation has aided neurosurgeons in evaluating the true incidence of these vascular malformations, which was understimated in the past. The ...
Leão Jair C - - 2005
Cowden's syndrome (CS) is a rare genodermatosis, of autosomal dominant inheritance and variable phenotype, principally characterized by the formation of hamartomas in various organs, including skin, thyroid, breast, brain, and gastrointestinal tract and by the increased risk for the development of malignancy. The present report details the features of a ...
Banton Kaysie L - - 2005
Complications related to liver hemangioma are rare. We herein describe the case of a patient with three giant cavernous hemangiomas of the liver, of which two were resected for symptoms. A significant microangiopathic hemolytic anemia occurred in the early postoperative period, leading to acute renal failure and necessitating blood transfusions. ...
Ramia José Manuel - - 2005
Benign solid liver tumors are a heterogeneous group of lesions (adenoma, focal nodular hyperplasia, hemangioma, etc.) with highly varied epidemiological characteristics. Advances in diagnostic methods have improved preoperative diagnosis. Magnetic resonance imaging has become the key test, but there is still a percentage of cases in which definitive preoperative diagnosis ...
Rao A R - - 2005
Ramírez-Bollas Julio - - 2005
Maffucci syndrome is a rare, congenital disease, which is associated with the appearance of multiple enchondromas (possibility of malignant transformation in 20 to 100%), soft tissue hemangiomas and other mesenchymatous injuries. Case 1 is a 33-year-old female who presented with multiple nodules predominantly in upper extremities. Upon examination, there was ...
Peker Selcuk - - 2005
Kim Y - - 2005
A 1-year-old, spayed, female, mixed-breed dog had two reddish-purple cutaneous lesions, one on the right dorsal antebrachium and the other on the right shoulder. The lesions consisted of approximately 13 x 3 cm and 15 x 10 cm, irregular, patchy regions of 0.5-3.0 cm, circular, sometimes raised, reddish-purple swellings resembling ...
Jiang Li-li - - 2005
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the clinicopathologic features of small intestinal hemangioma and vascular malformation. METHODS: A retrospective analysis was performed on 51 cases of hemangioma and vascular malformation involving the duodenum, jejunum and ileum in the past 30 years. RESULTS: The patient's age ranged from 1.4 to 75.0 years, with an ...
D'Onofrio Mirko - - 2005
PURPOSE: To evaluate the late sinusoidal phase of contrast enhancement with a 2nd-generation ultrasound contrast enhanced medium in the characterization of hypoechoic focal liver lesions. METHODS: We studied 88 hypoechoic liver lesions (diameter range, 1-18 cm; with 18 lesions 2 cm or less) found on conventional grayscale sonography (US) with ...
Di Carlo Isidoro - - 2005
BACKGROUND/AIMS: The incidental finding of hemangiomas has increased, but the problem of the correct surgical indications of this tumor has yet to be solved. The aim of this work is to establish whether the psychological request of surgery from patients known to have a benign tumor of the liver must ...
Gelal F - - 2005
Cavernous angiomas of the central nervous system are angiographically occult vascular lesions and are easily diagnosed by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Giant cavernous angiomas (GCA) are rare, with only 11 cases reported in the literature. Imaging appearance of GCAs has not been reviewed previously. We report a GCA of the ...
Turkoz Riza - - 2005
Hemangioma of the heart is an extremely rare benign cardiac tumor. A 61-year-old woman presented with a huge hemangioma on the right ventricle. The tumor was completely surrounding the right coronary artery. Under cardiopulmonary bypass, the right coronary artery was transected from the aortic sinus and the supplying arteries of ...
Griffa Baldovino - - 2005
Cavernous hemangioma is the most common benign tumour of the liver and is found quite commonly during abdominal ultrasonography performed for other diseases. It is often asymptomatic and undergoes enlargement in fewer than 10% of cases. Spontaneous rupture of a giant hepatic hemangioma (diameter > 4 cm) with hemoperitoneum occurs ...
Dogan Seref - - 2005
A 53-year-old woman presented with a rare case of cavernous hemangioma of the frontal bone manifesting as right frontal stabbing headache and local swelling. Computed tomography revealed an extensive, well-defined, radiolucent, osteolytic lesion in the right frontal bone. The inner and outer tables of the skull were eroded and the ...
Jain Rajan - - 2005
The purpose of this report is to add support to the growing literature that there is a correlation between radiation and cavernomas of the brain, particularly if the radiation is received in childhood, as well as to increase awareness of this correlation in the radiology community. Retrospective review of our ...
Puso C - - 2005
INTRODUCTION: Capillary malformations such as benign hereditary telangiectasia are a familial affection, of dominant autosomal transmission, characterized by the progressive development of cutaneous telangiectasia during childhood. The association with cutaneous vascular, arteriovenous or lymphatic malformations is exceptional and has only recently been described. CASE REPORT: A 5 year-old girl presented ...
Choi Bo Yoon - - 2005
Benign hepatic tumors include a broad spectrum of regenerative and true neoplastic processes. Because of advances in imaging studies such as computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) as well as progress in immunohistochemistry, accurate diagnosis can now be made in a large percentage of patients without surgical laparotomy ...
Quiñones-Hinojosa Alfredo - - 2005
OBJECTIVE AND IMPORTANCE: Brainstem cavernous malformations that seem to come to a pial or ependymal surface on preoperative magnetic resonance imaging studies may, in fact, be covered by an intact layer of neural tissue. For cavernous malformations in the cerebral peduncle, intraoperative stimulation mapping with a miniaturized probe can determine ...
Zheng Fanwei - - 2005
OBJECTIVE: To study the surgical method to reduce bleeding in treating hemangioma at non-limb sites. METHODS: From November 1998 to November 2003, 49 cases of non-limb hemangioma were treated, aged 3 months to 63 years, including 21 males and 28 females. There were 14 cases of capillary hemangioma, 25 cases ...
Raychaudhuri Ratul - - 2005
BACKGROUND: Cavernomas are an uncommon lesion seen in neurosurgical practice that can occasionally rupture. Recent developments in neurosurgical technique and microbiology have brought greater insight into the treatment and molecular pathogenesis of cavernoma. In this review, a historical overview of cavernous angioma, a current paradigm for treatment, promising new molecular ...
Cantu Carlos - - 2005
OBJECTIVES: Prediction of intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) in patients with cavernous angiomas is not totally elucidated. The aims of our study were to determine the rate of cerebral hemorrhage, its associated factors, and the clinical outcome in patients with cavernous angiomas in a Hispanic population. METHODS: We studied 133 patients with ...
Mateo-Sierra O - - 2005
Akinetic mutism (AM) is a behavioral disorder characterized by impossibility to move or speak in awake patients. lt has been typically described as a transient disorder following posterior fossa tumour resection. Besides, AM may also appear after recurrent shunt failures in hydrocephalic patients, with no tendency towards improvement, either spontaneously ...
Chirputkar Kedar - - 2005
We are describing an arthroscopy tip, which is helpful in suspected/diagnosed cases of intra-articular haemangioma of the knee. Intra-articular haemangiomas of the knee are a rare but known condition. Arthroscopy or MRI can be used for diagnosis. Arthroscopy was performed in a case of haemangioma diagnosed on MRI performed for ...
Lehnhardt Fritz-Georg - - 2005
BACKGROUND: Cerebral cavernous malformations (CCMs) are congenital vascular anomalies that can cause seizures, intracranial hemorrhages, focal neurological deficits, and migrainelike headaches. Magnetic resonance (MR) imaging has substantially facilitated diagnosis of CCM. It is now widely accepted that familial clustering with an autosomal dominant inheritance pattern should be suspected in cases ...
Rong Bao-Gang - - 2005
To discuss the best surgical approach to the skullbase neoplasmas. Retrospectiveanalysis the 79 skullbase neoplasmas cases treated with surgical resection in Qilu hospital of Shandong university from 1992 to 2002. Eleven surgical approaches including midfacial degloving, frontal coronal discission, nasal eversion, maxillary swing, partial maxillary resection, total resection of orbit, ...
Rodríguez R - - 2005
Neurophysiological monitoring during surgery to avoid damaging of eloquent brain areas is a useful tool. We are performing intraoperative neurophysiological test to locate motor, sensitive and speech areas with cortical stimulation and cranial nerves during cerebellopontine cranial base surgery. Neurophysiological monitoring during brain stem surgery has been less described. Brain ...
Shkarubo A N - - 2005
Hemorrhage into the structures of the anterior visual pathway, apoplexy of the chiasma or optic nerves, is a rare pathology that can be caused by different pathological processes among which cavernous angioma and arteriovenous malformation are more frequently mentioned. The cause of chiasmatic apoplexy may be also hemorrhage into the ...
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