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Tyler B Draeger, Usman Aslam, Nassim Mokraoui, Eric Seitelman, Rajiv Datta, Robert C Amajoyi
In patients who have undergone a colonic resection with creation of an end colostomy, drainage of mucus secreted by the mucosa of the rectal stump may not be possible if there is an outlet obstruction. With an outlet obstruction, formation of a rectal mucocele occurs. A rectal mucocele is a rare condition which has only been reported sporadically in case reports. We present here the utility of an intersphincteric proctectomy for treatment of a rectal mucocele in a 47 year old male Crohn's patient resulting in negligible post-operative or long-term morbidities...
February 3, 2018: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports
Juan Gómez Rivas, José María Alonso-Dorrego, Diego M Carrión, Mónica Vega Robalino, Pilar González-Peramato
OBJECTIVE: We present the case of a patient incidentally diagnosed with a pelvic mass next to the bladder. After surgical excision, definitive diagnosis was pseudomyxoma peritonei. We provide a concise review of the literature of this pathology. METHODS: A 55 year-old male patient, was found to have, in annual routine ultrasound, a pelvic retrovesical mass. CT guided needle aspirate showed a tumor with myxoid changes and low aggressive cytology. Surgical excision was performed...
March 2018: Archivos Españoles de Urología
F Limaiem, A Sassi, G Talbi, S Bouraoui, S Mzabi
BACKGROUND AND AIMS: Traditionally, a gallbladder removed for presumed benign disease is sent for histopathological examination, but this practice has been the subject of controversy. The aim of this study was to assess the usefulness of routine histopathological examination of cholecystectomy specimens and its impact on the management of patients. PATIENTS AND METHODS: he histopathological reports of 1960 patients who underwent cholecystectomy from January 2011 to November 2016 were retrospectively reviewed...
July 2017: Acta Gastro-enterologica Belgica
Houda Lajmi, Wassim Hmaied, Wady Ben Jalel, Khaoula Ben Romdhane, Zied Chelly, Lamia El Fekih
Backgroud: The fronto-ethmoidal mucocele is a benign condition leading commonly to limited eye movement or ocular pain but it could also induce visual acuity impairment by compressing the optic nerve Aim: To discuss, through a case report, different ophthalmologic manifestations of the fronto-ethmoidalmucocele. Reported case: A 46-years-old man with no general history consulted for a bilateral ocular redness and itching. He reported, however, a mild protrusion of his left globe evolving for oneyear. The clinical examination revealed a unilateral proptosis in the left eye with a discrete limitation of theadduction...
June 2017: La Tunisie Médicale
Eiji Yanagisawa, Dewey A Christmas, Joseph P Mirante
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
January 2018: Ear, Nose, & Throat Journal
Banu Atalay Erdogan, Nazmiye Unlu, Sedat Aydin, Hakan Avci
Mucocele is benign, slow-growing, mucous-filled cystic lesions that arise in the paranasal sinuses. It causes progressive distension of the bony walls and induces compressive symptoms. Surgical treatment of paranasal sinus mucoceles includes endoscopic approach or external approach. The authors report a patient of frontal mucocele who presented with a history of progressive unilateral protrusion. Computed tomography scan revealed a large mucocele of the frontal sinus with orbital extension on the same side...
February 27, 2018: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery
Justin Michel, Thomas Radulesco, Jade Graziani, Martin Penicaud, Patrick Dessi
Endoscopic or transfacial external frontal sinus approaches do not provide good monitoring of the frontal sinus lateral extent. Moreover, endoscopic or transfacial external approaches remain associated with numerous complications or therapeutic failure, e.g. frontal sinus drainage pathway synechia, healing problems or residual hypoesthesia. We propose a rapid, easy-to-perform, 5-step procedure called the transpalpebral approach which is indicated in case of sequestered disease within the lateral extent of the frontal sinus...
February 26, 2018: Clinical Otolaryngology
Vassilios Mouravas, Dimitrios Sfoungaris, Irini Papageorgiou, Chrysostomos Kepertis, Ioannis Spyridakis
Mucoceles of the lesser salivary glands are common benign lesions affecting all ages, most commonly appearing on the lower lip. However, mucoceles in neonates demonstrate a different clinicopathological pattern than in older children or adults and mandate urgent management. We present a case of a large mucocele on the tongue of a neonate which impaired feeding and could block the airway. The lesion was resected on the 3rd day of life. We describe a surgical technique that facilitates this procedure.Our literature review revealed 13 neonatal lesser salivary gland mucocele cases, 7 of which were located on the tongue...
February 21, 2018: Journal of Stomatology, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Marco Berlucchi, Luca Oscar Redaelli de Zinis
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
February 22, 2018: Archives of Disease in Childhood
Nurdoğan Ata, Hatice Ünverdi
Mucoepidermoid carcinoma is a malign tumor involving the parotid gland and minor salivary glands. Parotid pure cystic mucoepidermoid carcinoma can also masquerade mucocele, and hence, histopathological examination is crucial to distinguish the 2. Herein, the authors report a patient of mucoepidermoid carcinoma presenting as an asymptomatic mucocele-like cystic parotid mass. A 69-year-old female presented with cystic parotid mass; her examination findings and diagnostic imaging were consistent with that of mucocele...
February 14, 2018: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery
N Khoueir, B Verillaud, P Herman
INTRODUCTION: The extent of bone exposure is one of the major factors contributing to failure of endoscopic frontal sinusotomy procedures. Double flaps providing cover of exposed bone have already been described for Draf III procedures in a cadavre study using posterior and lateral pedicled nasoseptal flaps. As these flaps overlap on the septal side, they cannot be raised from the same nasal cavity in a Draf IIb procedure. We describe a new technique using 2 local mucoperiosteal flaps raised from the same side to entirely cover the bone margins exposed by Draf IIb frontal sinusotomy...
February 15, 2018: European Annals of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Diseases
Yang Yang, Liang Wang, Zhen Wu
Frontal sinus osteoma accompanied by intracranial mucocele and local hyperostosis frontalis interna has never been reported. A 47-year-old woman presented with a 3-month history of intermittent headache. Physical examination revealed no neurological abnormality. Contrasted MRI showed a frontal heterogeneously enhanced lesion with adjacent non-enhanced cyst. Computed tomography showed a bone-density mass, which was accompanied by local hyperostosis frontalis interna, filled the left frontal sinus and extended intracranially...
February 13, 2018: World Neurosurgery
Sergey Leshchinskiy, Naiim Ali, Dmitriy Akselrod
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
February 15, 2018: Abdominal Radiology
G Cossu, R T Daniel, P Francois, C Destrieux, M Messerer
BACKGROUND: Isolated sphenoid mucoceles are rare, but due to their close proximity to important vasculonervous structures, local extension may result in serious consequences. CASE DESCRIPTION: A 47-year old patient presented with headaches, meningismus and a left homonymous lateral hemianopia. We report here the atypical evolution of a post-traumatic sphenoid mucocele invading the sellar region and extending into the subarachnoid space with compression of the right optic tract and we describe its surgical management...
February 10, 2018: World Neurosurgery
F S Hansen, N A van der Poel, N J M Freling, W J Fokkens
BACKGROUND: A possible complication of frontal sinus obliteration with fat is the formation of mucoceles. We studied the prevalence of mucoceles as well as and the need for revision surgery. METHODS: Retrospective case review of forty consecutive patients undergoing frontal sinus obliteration from September 1995 to February 2012 for chronic rhinosinusitis (26), frontal mucocele (12) or frontal osteoma (2) with an average follow up of 80 months (range 15-218). MRI of the paranasal sinuses was performed in all...
February 3, 2018: Rhinology
Paolo Bargellini, Riccardo Orlandi, Chiara Paloni, Giuseppe Rubini, Paolo Fonti, Cecilia Righi, Mark E Peterson, Mark Rishniw, Cristiano Boiti
Gall-bladder diseases are common in dogs and two-dimensional ultrasonography is a current standard method for diagnosis and treatment planning. However, findings from this modality can be nonspecific. The aim of this retrospective, case series study was to describe conventional and contrast-enhanced ultrasound (using SonoVue® ) findings in a group of dogs with histologically confirmed gall bladder disease. A total of 65 dogs were included. Branchlike, heterogeneous, and homogeneous contrast enhancement of echogenic intraluminal mass-forming lesions was a contrast-enhanced ultrasound characteristic of polypoid lesions due to cystic mucosal hyperplasia of the gallbladder and/or tumor, which had different wash-in and washout characteristics...
February 2, 2018: Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound
Jong Seung Kim, Eun Ji Kim, Sam Hyun Kwon
RATIONALE: Mucocele is a disease lined primarily by epithelium, and occurs mainly when the sinus ostium is obstructed. PATIENT CONCERNS: We report a case of a 37-year-old man who presented with painless proptosis of the right eye and diplopia. DIAGNOSES: The preoperative finding was mucocele of the ethmoid sinus. INTERVENTIONS: We performed endoscopic sinus surgery, which included uncapping of the anterior and superior wall of the mucocele...
December 2017: Medicine (Baltimore)
Mana Taweevisit, Warisa Tantidolthanes, Somboon Keelawat, Paul Scott Thorner
OBJECTIVES: To determine whether the spectrum of oral pathology in children seen at a medical institution differs from studies derived from dental facilities. METHODS: Oral biopsy records from paediatric patients (<16 years of age) were retrieved from the pathology archives at Chulalongkorn University Hospital over a period of 15 years. Lesions were categorised as inflammatory/reactive, tumour/tumour-like or cystic. RESULTS: Two-hundred and thirty biopsies were identified...
January 28, 2018: International Dental Journal
Karen B Djambazov, Borislav D Kitov, Christo B Zhelyazkov, Atanas N Davarski, Alexandrina R Topalova
Mucocele of the paranasal sinuses is a rare disease with slow evolution. It is a benign, encapsulated and destructive formation filled with mucous fluid and tapistrated with respiratory epithelium. Of all the paranasal sinuses, the sphenoid sinus is affected in only 1-7% of the cases. We present two cases of mucocele of the sphenoid sinus involving the posterior ethmoidal cells. We consider here their clinical presentation, use of neuroimaging in the diagnosis, surgical care and postoperative results. Both patients presented with a history of persistent headache and in addition, one of them had a paresis of the right oculomotor and abducens nerves...
December 20, 2017: Folia Medica
Jody L Gookin, Kyle G Mathews, John Cullen, Gabriela Seiler
Mucocele formation is characterized by secretion of abnormally thick mucus by the gallbladder epithelium of dogs that may cause obstruction of the bile duct or rupture of the gallbladder. The disease is increasingly recognized and is associated with a high morbidity and mortality. The cause of gallbladder mucocele formation in dogs is unknown. There is a strong breed predisposition and affected dogs have a high incidence of concurrent endocrinopathy or hyperlipidemia. These observations suggest a significant influence of both genetic and metabolic factors on disease pathogenesis...
2018: PloS One
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