Massive ossifying fibroma of the mandible in a child

Minu Bajpai, P. Goel, O. Bhutia,1 Anand Gupta,1 A. Seth,2 A. K. Gupta,2 and D. K. Pawar3 CASE REPORT A 10-year-old boy with a known sickle-cell trait, had a four-years history of a painless, slowly enlarging tumor of the lower jaw [Figure 1] was referred from the department of dental surgery where incision biopsy and digital subtraction angiography (DSA) was done. The […]

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Surgical correction of residual facial deformity following conservative excision of a giant maxillary ossifying fibroma

Zhuoxia Wu, MD,a Yunlong Xing, MD,a Xin Liu, PhD,b Wanying Chen, MD,a Jiao Kong, MD,a Ronghui Wu, MD,a and Lianbo Zhang, PhDa,∗ 2. Case report A 44-year-old female patient presented to our department in November 2013 with a chief complaint of a giant swelling on the right side of her face that had gradually increased in […]

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Giant Lipoma of Posterior Neck with Bleeding Decubitus Ulcer: A Rare Entity

Satyajeet Verma, Manish Varma, Sanjay Kala, and RK Singh CASE REPORT A 68-year-old male presented to our surgical outpatient department with a huge lump at the back of his neck for the last 11 years. There was an ulcer at the top of the lump for the last 9 months. Episodic bleeding was also reported from the ulcer for […]

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Patient with penetrated Wooden Stick

Case Report A 15-year-old boy reported to emergency department with history of fall from a tree onto a wooden fence and sustained a penetrating injury from a wooden piece [Fig-1]. There was no evidence of facial nerve injury. CT scan revealed that the foreign body was superficial to the investing layer of deep cervical fascia […]

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Penile Kaposi’s Sarcoma

A 49-year-old man with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection presented to the HIV clinic with a several-week history of multiple slow-growing, violaceous, ulcerated lesions on the glans penis and external urethral meatus. He was sexually active with male partners and had not taken prescribed antiretroviral therapy for 2 years. Laboratory studies showed a CD4 cell […]

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A Postmenopausal Woman with Giant Ovarian Serous Cyst Adenoma

Abstract Giant (>10 cm) ovarian cyst is a rare finding. In the literature, a few cases of giant ovarian cysts have been mentioned sporadically, especially in elderly patients. We report a 57-year-old postmenopausal woman with a giant left ovarian cyst measuring 43 × 15 × 9 cm. She was referred to us from the local health center […]

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Patient with giant upper limb melanoma

Abstract A 57-year-old woman was referred to our regional sarcoma unit following a 2-year history of a progressively enlarging mass on her right forearm. At 14×7×12 cm, this mass turned out to be one of the largest upper limb cutaneous malignant melanomas ever described, and, to the best of our knowledge, the first documented in the […]

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Giant Scalp Melanoma

Introduction: Among malignant melanoma lesions, those occurring on the scalp and neck have a particularly poor prognosis. In this case report, we present the largest melanoma of the head and neck and one of the largest melanomas of any anatomic site reported in the literature to date. A 70 year old gentleman who initially presented for […]

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Madelung’s Disease

Giuseppe Nisi, M.D., and Andrea Sisti, M.D. A 48-year-old man presented to the clinic for evaluation of dysphagia and limited neck movements (flexion and rotation of the head). The patient was found to have Madelung’s disease, also known as benign symmetric lipomatosis or the Launois–Bensaude syndrome. Madelung’s disease is a rare condition that is characterized by […]

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Congenital Hemangioma

Congenital hemangiomas are benign vascular tumors that have grown to their maximum size at birth and do not exhibit accelerated postnatal growth.They can be subdivided into three subgroups: rapidly involuting congenital hemangioma (RICH), noninvoluting congenital hemangioma (NICH), and partially involuting congenital hemangioma (PICH) A newborn presented with a 9-by-12.5-cm mass in the frontal region that […]

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Phlegmasia Cerulea Dolens (painful blue edema)

An 81-year-old man with hypertension presented to the emergency department with pain and swelling of the left thigh and lower leg that had developed during the previous several hours. He had no history of recent surgery or trauma and no known personal or family history of clotting disorders. The left lower leg was tender, cold, […]

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Hemolacria — Crying Blood

A 52-year-old man presented to the emergency department with painless, bloody tears from both eyes. The bleeding had begun spontaneously approximately 2 hours earlier, had lasted a few minutes, and had recurred just before presentation. He reported no orbital, ocular, or nasal trauma and no history of bloody tears, epistaxis, gingival bleeding, or easy bruising. […]

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Hemicorporectomy: A Case Report

In this case we have a 51-year-old female with recurrent giant cell tumor at left proximal femur with lung metastasis. She was previously diagnosed with giant cell tumor at left sacrum and ilium once, then underwent internal hemipelvectomy in 2009, but the disease recurred. She came to the hospital with progressive peritonitis. The MRI in […]

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A Giant Pleomorphic Adenoma of the Submandibular Salivary Gland: A Case Report

A 20-year-old black woman of cross-border nationality, presented to our maxillofacial and oral surgery department seeking medical attention for a large swelling on the left side of her jaw (Figs. 1A and ​and1B). The swelling was painless with a history of having increased in size over an 8-year period. She noticed the swelling for the first time […]

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Venous gangrene in a patient with metastatic cancer of the colon after chemotherapy

A 65-year-old male with colorectal cancer cT3N2M0 received concurrent chemoradiotherapy, and surgery and post-operative chemoradiotherapy for colorectal cancer ypT3N2M0 at the end of treatment in 2003. During follow-up visits at open-patient department in 2004, cystorectal fistula was suspected based on the complaints of terminal dribbling and gas passage from the urethra. Abdominal computed tomography (CT) scan revealed pericecal soft tissue infiltration […]

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