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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28073203/testicular-sparing-surgery-in-small-testis-masses-a-multinstitutional-experience
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Andrea B Galosi, Paola Fulvi, Andrea Fabiani, Lucilla Servi, Alessandra Filosa, Luca Leone, Angelo Marronaro, Enrico Caraceni, Rodolfo Montironi
INTRODUCTION: The incidence of benign testicular tumors is increasing in particular in small lesion incidentally found at scrotal ultrasonography. Primary aim of this study was to perform radical surgery in malignant tumor. Secondary aim was to verify the efficacy of the diagnostic-therapeutic pathway recently adopted in management of small masses with testis sparing surgery in benign lesions. MATERIALS AND METHODS: In this multicenter study, we reviewed all patients with single testis lesion less than 15 mm at ultrasound as main diameter...
December 30, 2016: Archivio Italiano di Urologia, Andrologia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28053700/routine-histological-examination-of-epidermoid-cysts-to-send-or-not-to-send
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Jeyakumar R Apollos, Gregory E Ekatah, Guat Shi Ng, Angus K McFadyen, Stuart C Whitelaw
BACKROUND: The diagnosis of epidermoid cyst is seldom in doubt, and associated malignancy extremely rare, yet it is commonplace for the lesion to be sent to the pathology laboratory for analysis. The aim of this study was to evaluate our current practice with regards to diagnostic accuracy among clinicians, and assess risk of not routinely sending suspected epidermoid cysts for histological examination. Potential cost savings were also estimated and calculated. METHODS: Retrospective analysis of clinical and pathology data on all suspected epidermoid cysts excised from a Scottish district general hospital over a 5-year period between January 2011 and October 2015...
January 2017: Annals of Medicine and Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28051991/cutaneous-coccidiomycosis-masquerading-as-an-epidermoid-cyst-case-report-and-review-of-the-literature
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Daniel H Russell, Ed Ager, Wendi Wohltman
OBJECTIVES: To present a challenging case of inoculatory fungal mycosis mimicking an epidermoid cyst, which may have been easily overlooked by the pathologist. METHODS: We present a case report of a 29-year-old male with a nodule on the right lower back, which was surgically excised and submitted to pathology as a ruptured epidermoid cyst. RESULTS: Histopathologic sections revealed detached soft tissue fragments containing polymorphic granulomas with abscess and suspicious-appearing spherical structures ranging in size from 50 to 200 μm...
January 2017: Military Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28050432/epidermoid-cyst-of-the-sole-a-case-report
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Sathyakrishna Basavapatna Ramakrishnaiah, Santosh Singh Rajput, Nayar Sajeeth Gopinathan
Epidermoid cysts are common benign subcutaneous lesion also termed as epidermal cysts. Epidermoid cyst are commonly seen in hairy regions of body like scalp, face and scrotum, can be single or multiple, but rarely can occur in glabrous skin of palm and sole. They are known to result from progressive cystic ectasia of the infundibular portion of hair follicle but the pathogenesis in palmo-plantar epidermoid cyst differs that is traumatic sequestration of epidermal elements into dermis. Here, we report a case of 30-year-old female presented with complaints of swelling in her left sole...
November 2016: Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research: JCDR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28043643/-laparoscopic-cleavage-in-splenic-symptomatic-cyst
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Antonio-José Fernández-López, Marifé Candel-Arenas, Francisco-Miguel González-Valverde, Delia Luján-Martínez, Esther Medina-Manuel, Antonio Albarracín Marín-Blázquez
BACKGROUND: Splenic cysts are rare diseases that are diagnosed incidentally during imaging studies. When cysts are recognized, surgical treatment is recommended adapted to the particular case, depending on the size and location of the cyst and the age of the patient in order to avoid dangerous complications such as spleen rupture or cyst infection with abscess. CLINICAL CASE: We report 2patients with symptomatic splenic epidermoid cyst treated by laparoscopic cleavage...
December 30, 2016: Cirugia y Cirujanos
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28035305/gardner-syndrome-associated-with-multiple-osteomas-intestinal-polyposis-and-epidermoid-cysts
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Kwang-Joon Koh, Ha-Na Park, Kyoung-A Kim
Gardner syndrome is known as a variant of familial adenomatous polyposis. This syndrome is characterized by multiple intestinal polyposes, osteomas, and epidermoid cysts. In addition, dental abnormalities include an increased frequency of multiple odontomas, as well as supernumerary and impacted teeth. The authors report the case of a 7-year-old male patient with Gardner syndrome. Radiographic findings revealed multiple osteomas in both sides of the maxilla, multiple diffuse enostoses in both jaws, and a complex odontoma in the left mandibular body...
December 2016: Imaging Science in Dentistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28003927/thymic-epidermoid-cyst-clinical-and-imaging-manifestations-of-this-rare-anterior-mediastinal-mass
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Jawad M Qureshi, Brian Pagano, Jeffrey Mueller, Lana Schumacher, Claudia Velosa, Matthew S Hartman
Thymic epidermoid cysts are an extremely rare entity. These arise from epidermal cells that migrate to the thymus. The radiologic diagnosis of this rare lesion is challenging. We describe a case of an otherwise healthy 35-year-old woman who presented with an acute onset of chest pain and shortness of breath. She was found to have an anterior mediastinal mass. The imaging findings were, however, not characteristic for any single diagnostic entity. Since the imaging was inconclusive, surgical resection was performed for definitive diagnosis...
2016: Case Reports in Radiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28003172/suprasellar-epidermoid-cyst-with-atypical-imaging-findings
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G Lakshmi Prasad, P Pavithra
A 65-year-old female presented with progressive unilateral vision loss leading to blindness and features of central diabetes insipidus (DI) for 3 months' duration. Imaging showed a well-circumscribed, lobulated, rim-enhancing suprasellar lesion with inhomogeneous diffusion restriction. Through a pterional trans-sylvian approach, subtotal resection was performed and histopathology revealed features of an epidermoid cyst. At 5 months' follow-up, she had improvement of her diabetes insipidus but no visual improvement...
December 18, 2016: World Neurosurgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27965077/endoscopic-treatment-of-a-third-ventricular-epidermoid-cyst
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Daniel de Araujo Paz, Marcos Devanir Silva da Costa, Thiago Pereira Rodrigues, Guilherme Salemi Riechelmann, Ítalo Capraro Suriano, Samuel Tau Zymberg
Epidermoid cyst is a benign and congenital lesion of ectodermal origin. Traditionally, microsurgical techniques are used to treat these lesions, and their occurrence in the third ventricle is rare. Here, the authors describe report a case of epidermoid cyst in the third ventricle that presented with signs and symptoms of intracranial hypertension, which was treated safely and effectively using neuroendoscopic surgery.
December 10, 2016: World Neurosurgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27935912/epidermoid-cyst-of-tongue
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C Naik, N Prusty
Epidermoid cyst occurring within the tongue is rare. A 5 year old male child was brought to OPD with a tongue mass which was gradually increasing in size. There was associated difficulty in speech and mastication as the swelling increased in size. Intraoral examination revealed moderately tender,fluctuant and enlarged tongue. A diagnosis of dermoid cyst was made and the patient was booked for surgery. Excision of the cyst was done under general anaesthesia. Post-operative histopathology was done. The histopathological findings confirm the diagnosis of an epidermoid cyst, characterized by the presence of: (I) a cyst cavity lined by stratified squamous epithelium with keratinization on the surface; and (II) connective tissue with a mild inflammation...
January 2016: JNMA; Journal of the Nepal Medical Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27922242/neck-epidermoid-cyst-mimicking-tuberculosis-at-ultrasound-case-report-and-review-of-literature
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Jacopo Cambi, Giovanni Monciatti, Luca Pelliccia, Maria Carla Spinosi, Leopoldo Brindisi
Neck masses in children can be inflammatory, congenital or neoplastic. When a congenital cyst becomes infected repeatedly, it may mimic inflammatory disease and the diagnosis may be challenging with ultrasound. An increasing incidence of infection with non-tuberculous mycobacterial organisms has been observed in recent decades in children with cervical lymphadenopathy. An ultrasound scan performed during the infectious phase of a mass can be misleading and can lead to an incorrect diagnostic hypothesis with the risk of erroneous medical and surgical therapies...
2016: Turkish Journal of Pediatrics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27909631/a-nonoperative-approach-for-neurosurgical-management-of-a-sylvian-fissure-dermoid-cyst
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Ali S Haider, Clarence Kee, Danielle L DeBacker, Ian T Watson, Eliel N Arrey, Tijani Osumah, Dean Leonard, Chen Chen, Maryam Alam, L Gerard Toussaint Iii
The nonoperative management of sylvian fissure dermoid/epidermoid cysts presents a risk that is difficult to quantify. With rupture, potentially fatal complications such as chemical meningitis, hydrocephalus, fever, seizure, or meningeal irritation may occur. In this paper, we present an asymptomatic case of such a cyst with imaging evidence of prior rupture, and we review the literature for the likelihood of future complications. We use for illustration a case of a 68-year-old woman with imaging features of a sylvian fissure epithelial inclusion cyst who refused surgical intervention and review the literature for further investigation...
October 24, 2016: Curēus
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27904107/epidermoid-cyst-in-an-intrapancreatic-accessory-spleen-case-report-and-literature-review-of-the-preoperative-imaging-findings
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Shin Kato, Hideki Mori, Moriya Zakimi, Koki Yamada, Kenji Chinen, Masayuki Arashiro, Susumu Shinoura, Kaoru Kikuchi, Takahiro Murakami, Fumihito Kunishima
An epidermoid cyst arising within an intrapancreatic accessory spleen (ECIAS) is rare, and also difficult to correctly diagnose before surgery. It is mostly misdiagnosed as a cystic tumor, such as a mucinous cystic neoplasm or as a solid tumor with cystic degeneration, such as a neuro endocrine tumor. We herein report a case of ECIAS and also perform a literature review of 35 reports of ECIAS. Although the preoperative diagnosis of ECIAS using conventional imaging is relatively difficult to make, careful preoperative examinations of the features on computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging could lead to a correct preoperative diagnosis of ECIAS which might thereby reduce the number of unnecessary resections...
2016: Internal Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27872132/cutaneous-neck-lesion-of-occult-odontogenic-origin-search-for-the-tooth
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Ronak Ved, Jonathan Jones, Nicholas Drage, Michael Fardy
The differential diagnosis for inflammatory neck swellings is vast. A swelling of dental origin should be considered because, while rare, they mimic more common causes of neck lumps. We report the case involving a recurrent submandibular swelling in a young female patient that was presumed to be an epidermoid cyst by her general medical practitioner. After 6 months of unsuccessful treatment in the community, an odontogenic source was identified and treated successfully following referral to a local Oral and Maxillofacial department...
November 21, 2016: BMJ Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27867407/twinkle-artefact-in-the-ultrasound-diagnosis-of-superficial-epidermoid-cysts
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Richard Clarke, Priya Suresh, Rose Thomas, Simon Freeman
AIM: The aim of the study was to evaluate whether the twinkle artefact is a valuable feature in the sonographic diagnosis of superficial epidermoid cysts. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A retrospective search was undertaken of our institution's Radiology Information System and pathology database to identify cases of superficial masses showing the twinkle artefact that proceeded to surgical excision. RESULTS: Eighteen superficial masses demonstrating the twinkle artefact were identified that were submitted for pathological analysis...
August 2016: Ultrasound: Journal of the British Medical Ultrasound Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27861396/surgical-treatments-on-adult-tethered-cord-syndrome-a-retrospective-study
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Jun Gao, Xiangyi Kong, Zhimin Li, Tianyu Wang, Yongning Li
To investigate effects of surgical treatment on adult tethered cord syndrome (TCS).A retrospective analysis of 82 adult patients (17 male cases, 82% and 24 female cases, 59%) with TCS treated by surgery was conducted between March, 2005 and December, 2015, with an average age of 31.6 years and average disease course of 6.7 years. All the 82 cases of patients received nerve electrophysiology monitoring assisted microsurgery. After surgery, all patients were followed up for an average of 2.5 years. Surgical effects were evaluated according to Hoffman grading system...
November 2016: Medicine (Baltimore)
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27803407/two-cases-of-an-epidermoid-cyst-developing-in-an-intrapancreatic-accessory-spleen-identified-during-laparoscopic-distal-pancreatectomy
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Masakuni Fujii, Masao Yoshioka, Junji Shiode
Epidermoid cysts presenting within an intrapancreatic accessory spleen are rare non-neoplastic cysts typically occurring in the pancreatic tail. This entity is difficult to diagnose given there are many types of pancreatic neoplastic cysts. We herein describe two cases of an epidermoid cyst within an intrapancreatic accessory spleen for which we performed a resection by laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy. Epidermoid cysts in an intrapancreatic accessory spleen should therefore be considered in the differential diagnosis of pancreatic tail cystic lesions...
2016: Internal Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27793056/the-implication-of-tumor-biomarker-ca19-9-in-the-diagnosis-of-intracranial-epidermoid-cyst
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Yongjie Wang, Wei Yan, Qun Wu, Gao Chen, Jianmin Zhang
OBJECT: The diagnosis of intracranial epidermoid cyst (IEC) relies solely on MRI, which is time and money consuming. The application of tumor biomarkers in IEC has never been systematically studied. Here we screened a group of commonly used tumor biomarkers to assess their diagnostic value in IEC. RESULTS: Serum tumor biomarkers were assessed in 42 IECs and 42 paired healthy controls. Only serum CA19-9 level was significantly higher in the IEC group (median 20.3U/ml vs...
October 26, 2016: Oncotarget
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27791423/an-unusual-complication-of-nasolabial-flap-reconstruction
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R Mann, B Srinivasan, R Webb, A Webb
Squamous cell carcinoma is the most common carcinoma in the oral cavity. Resection of these cancers often requires reconstruction. Nasolabial flaps are a robust and reliable local flap that provide a satisfactory outcome. We report two cases where an epidermoid cyst developed within the scar of the nasolabial flap and review the literature.
October 28, 2016: Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27790475/unique-application-of-cryocone-to-diagnose-umbilical-pilonidal-cyst
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Kimberly Mallin, Sudhakar Pemminati
Patients with umbilical disorders who present with complaints of a mass, pain, tenderness or discharge will typically have a differential diagnosis including umbilical hernias, pyogenic granuloma, endometriosis, Sister Mary Joseph nodule and urachal or epidermoid cysts. We would add the inclusion of pilonidal sinus disease and present the case of a patient with an umbilical pilonidal cyst. The use of a cryocone with lubricating jelly, in this case, proved to be an easy and convenient method that aided in visualization and diagnosis of this fairly uncommon condition...
September 2016: Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research: JCDR
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