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Kajihara Yosuke - - 2005
Hemangioendothelioma (HE) is an uncommon vascular tumor that is intermediate in histological appearance between a hemangioma and an angiosarcoma. Presently, it is regarded as endothelial tumors of low-grade or intermediate malignancy. It has been reported in the liver, lung, heart, mediastinum, lymph nodes, extremity, and bone. The occurrence in the ...
Matsuno Akira - - 2005
Primary or secondary angiosarcoma in the central nervous system is rarely reported. We present a rare case of cerebral angiosarcoma, which comprised both poorly-differentiated solid areas and well-differentiated areas that led to the misdiagnosis of cavernous angioma. A 79-year old woman presented with an intracerebral hematoma in the left frontal ...
Farinelli Antonio - - 2005
Primary neoplasia of the heart is rare and often diagnosed postmortem (with a prevalence < 0.2% at postmortem examinations) due to the lack of specific clinical symptoms and signs. Among benign cardiac tumors, cavernous hemangioma has a prevalence of 2.8%. Less invasive diagnostic techniques such as transthoracic echocardiography allow for ...
Shannon Jack - - 2005
An 83-year-old woman was admitted for investigation of sudden loss of vision. Extensive plum-purple papules and nodules involved her skin and lips but not mucosae. A cutaneous biopsy demonstrated irregular vascular cavernous channels in the dermis and subcutis; deeper vessels displayed smooth muscle. Blue rubber bleb naevus syndrome was diagnosed. ...
Wu Johnny - - 2005
A 54-year-old man presented with left intraconal cavernous haemangioma resulting in globe compression and hyperopia. The tumour was excised completely via lateral orbitotomy approach. Complete excision of tumour did not result in resolution of globe flattening and hyperopia after 21 months. Persistent globe flattening despite removal of a longstanding orbital ...
Bulluss K J - - 2005
With the development of MRI, the natural history of cavernous haemangiomas has been appreciated. This article describes a series of patients with deep cavernous haemangiomas who have presented with acute hydrocephalus. The diagnosis and treatment options are discussed with a review of the literature.
Papalkar Daya - - 2005
A 55-year-old Caucasian woman presented with an orbital cavernous haemangioma superior to the optic nerve in the orbital apex. Preoperative imaging demonstrated a mass involving the superomedial and superolateral quadrants of the posterior orbit. A stereotactic fronto-orbital approach was performed by the neurosurgical team, and cryoextraction of the lesion was ...
Quan Xian-Yue - - 2005
BACKGROUND: Diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) as a new technique of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is used to detect focal hepatic lesions. This study was designed to evaluate the significance of DWI to differentiate focal hepatic lesions less than 3 cm in diameter by the quantitation of apparent diffusion coefficient (ADC) values. ...
Nakamura Norifumi - - 2005
PURPOSE: We describe a method for symmetrical vermilion reconstruction after resection of hemangiomas of the lip. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Four patients underwent vermilion reconstruction after resection of large cavernous hemangiomas of the lip. This reconstruction technique employed 3 basic components: 1 ) labial mucosal advancement flap, 2 ) orbicularis oris ...
Furuse M - - 2005
Radiation-induced cavernous malformations are rarely reported, and most cases have been children. We describe two adult patients with cavernous malformation after irradiation for astrocytoma. Magnetic resonance (MR) imaging, at their ages of 53 years, showed a cavernous malformation in the irradiated field 26 and 10 years after resection and irradiation, ...
Chen Ming-Jen - - 2005
AIM: This report gives a comprehensive overview of ultrasonography of splenic abnormalities. Certain ultrasonic features are also discussed with pathologic correlation. METHODS: We review the typical ultrasonic characteristics of a wide range of splenic lesions, illustrating them with images obtained in our institution from 2000 to 2003. One hundred and ...
Yilmazlar Tuncay - - 2005
A healthy 31-years-old man presented with a three-year history of abdominal discomfort. Radiological examinations revealed multifocal tumoral lesions in the spleen. The patient underwent splenectomy for differential diagnosis and treatment. During the operation, in addition to the splenic masses, there were also multiple millimetric purpuric-like lesions on the colonic serosal ...
Baxi Seema - - 2005
A rare lesion, haemangioma of the cervix was found in a sixty-year-old female patient with prolapse of uterus. The patient had no complaints regarding the lesion and the haemangioma was detected incidentally during routine histopathological examination of the organ removed by surgery. Few cases of cervical hemangioma have been reported ...
Sherman Scott C - - 2005
We report a case of an isolated facial nerve palsy in a young, otherwise healthy man who was found to have a pontine hemorrhage on computed tomography. Pontine hemorrhage is a rare cause of facial nerve palsy and has been reported in the literature as an isolated neurologic finding in ...
Starr Brian M - - 2005
The blue rubber nevus syndrome describes a clinical entity that presents with cutaneous and visceral hemangiomas, particularly those found in the gastrointestinal tract. These lesions may appear at birth or in early childhood and can increase in size and frequency with age. Oral cavity hemangiomas occur in 59% to 64% ...
Palleschi Giovanni Maria - - 2005
Blue rubber-bleb nevus syndrome (BRBNS), or Bean's syndrome, is a rare angiomatosis characterized by multiple cavernous hemangiomas of the skin, mucosae and frequently of other sites. A 49-year-old male patient had been affected since birth by multiple angiomas localized in the skin, lips, oral cavity, cranial theca, and central nervous ...
Minh Nguyen Huu - - 2005
Cavernous hemangiomas are vascular malformations that effect the central nervous system. This pathology is frequently encountered in the cerebral hemispheres, cerebellum, and brainstem. Cavernous hemangiomas, although usually solitary, may be associated with the same lesion in other parts of the central nervous system or other organ systems and may appear ...
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 ...
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