Cemento-osseous dysplasia

This is a case of cemento-osseous dysplasia. This tumor was causing her great distress and was a relatively complex removal. The surgery was performed years prior and she came to clinic for follow up. They discussed further surgery for cosmetic purposes, but she stated she was happy to have the tumor removed and did not […]

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Rhabdomyosarcoma – a rare tumor of the eye

This young boy presented with a tumor of the eye. Initially they thought it would be a retinoblastoma but it turned out to be embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma. They did an orbital exenteration with a temporalis muscle flap. The boy did very well and will soon be getting chemotherapy. The cut on the side of his head […]

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Dermoscopy of Pigmented Bowen’s Disease Mimicking Early Superficial Spreading Melanoma

Case Rep Dermatol. 2009 Jan-Dec; 1(1): 11–15. Published online 2009 Jul 29. doi: 10.1159/000227284 PMCID: PMC2895203 PMID: 20652107 Yuka Hayashi,a,* Masaru Tanaka,b Reiko Suzaki,b Nuiko Mori,a and Izumi Konohanaa Yuka Hayashi aDepartment of Dermatology, Hiratsuka City Hospital, Hiratsuka, Japan Find articles by Yuka Hayashi Masaru Tanaka bTokyo Women’s Medical University Medical Center East, Tokyo, Japan Find […]

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Zoon’s Balanitis: Benign or Premalignant Lesion?

Case Rep Dermatol. 2009 Jan-Dec; 1(1): 7–10. Published online 2009 May 26. doi: 10.1159/000210440 PMCID: PMC2895202 PMID: 20652106 Nicola Balato,* Massimiliano Scalvenzi, Serena La Bella, and Luisa Di Costanzo Author information Copyright and License information Disclaimer Department of Dermatology, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy *Prof. Nicola Balato, Dipartimento di Patologia Sistematica, Sezione di Dermatologia […]

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A Large Abdominal Mass

An 80-year-old man presented to the emergency department with abdominal bloating and constipation. He had no lower urinary tract symptoms or gross hematuria but had lost 5 kg during the previous 8 months. The physical examination was notable for a distended abdomen with a mass that extended from the epigastrium to the pelvis and was […]

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Oral Metastasis of Colorectal Cancer

A 60-year-old woman presented to the oral surgery clinic with gingival swelling. She had a history of colorectal cancer, which had been diagnosed a year earlier, for which she had undergone surgery and received chemotherapy. She first noticed the mass after bleeding occurred while she was brushing her teeth. On examination, a large, nontender, pedunculated […]

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Isolated ACTH deficiency during single-agent pembrolizumab for squamous cell lung carcinoma: a case report

Clin Diabetes Endocrinol. 2020; 6: 1. Published online 2020 Jan 6. doi: 10.1186/s40842-019-0092-9 PMCID: PMC6945618 PMID: 31921440 Associated Data Data Availability Statement The data used in this current report are available from the corresponding author on reasonable request. Abstract Background The programmed cell death 1 (PD-1) inhibitor pembrolizumab is a promising agent for treatment of several […]

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Transient Hypophosphatemia: A Dangerous Event in Multiple Myeloma

Case Rep Endocrinol. 2021; 2021: 3609346. Published online 2021 Jan 16. doi: 10.1155/2021/3609346 PMCID: PMC7826227 PMID: 33510918 Associated Data Data Availability Statement No data were used to support this study. Abstract Patients with malignancies frequently experience multiple electrolyte disturbances. In multiple myeloma, hypercalcemia and hyperphosphatemia are one of the most common metabolic disturbances observed as part […]

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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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