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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28225558/cutaneous-adnexal-adenocarcinoma-with-exquisite-sensitivity-to-trastuzumab
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Timothy J Brown, David J Sher, Lucien A Nedzi, Randall S Hughes, Muhammad S Beg, Jason Mull, Venetia R Sarode, Saad A Khan
BACKGROUND: Cutaneous adnexal adenocarcinoma is a rare cancer that is occasionally human epidermal growth factor receptor-2 (HER-2)-positive, and demonstrates variable response to HER-2 inhibitors. METHODS: We report a case of adnexal adenocarcinoma of the scalp in a 56-year-old man. He underwent wide local excision with cervical node dissection followed by radiation, but had extensive local recurrence. RESULTS: Pathology demonstrated a poorly differentiated adnexal adenocarcinoma with HER-2 overexpression by immunohistochemistry (IHC) and high HER-2 gene amplification by fluorescence in situ hybridization...
February 22, 2017: Head & Neck
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28217669/single-port-access-laparoscopic-surgery-for-large-adnexal-tumors-initial-51-cases-of-a-single-institute
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Bo Ra Cho, Jae Won Han, Tae Hyun Kim, Ae Ra Han, Sung Eun Hur, Sung Ki Lee, Chul Jung Kim
OBJECTIVE: Investigation of initial 51 cases of single port access (SPA) laparoscopic surgery for large adnexal tumors and evaluation of safety and feasibility of the surgical technique. METHODS: We retrospectively reviewed the medical records of the first 51 patients who received SPA laparoscopic surgery for large adnexal tumors greater than 10 cm, from July 2010 to February 2015. RESULTS: SPA adnexal surgeries were successfully completed in 51 patients (100%)...
January 2017: Obstetrics & Gynecology Science
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28216544/surgery-and-electrochemotherapy-treatment-of-incompletely-excised-mammary-carcinoma-in-two-male-pet-rats-rattus-norvegicus
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Andrea Lanza, Michela Pettorali, Alfonso Baldi, Enrico P Spugnini
Two male rats (Rattus norvegicus; 18 and 24 months old), were referred for treatment of large masses located in the axillary area. Following total body radiography and hematological and serum biochemical analysis, the rats were anesthetized, and the masses were surgically removed. Both lesions were diagnosed as mammary carcinoma based on histopathological diagnosis. The tumor beds were treated with two sessions of electrochemotherapy (ECT), two weeks apart. ECT involved cisplatin administration in the tumor bed, followed by a series of eight biphasic electric pulses...
February 18, 2017: Journal of Veterinary Medical Science
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28203164/successful-treatment-of-advanced-primary-cutaneous-apocrine-carcinoma-on-the-scrotum-with-systemic-chemotherapy-and-radiotherapy-followed-by-denosumab
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Sadanori Furudate, Taku Fujimura, Akira Tsukada, Yota Sato, Takanori Hidaka, Kayo Tanita, Yumi Kambayashi, Takahiro Haga, Akira Hashimoto, Setsuya Aiba
Primary cutaneous apocrine carcinoma (PCAC) is a rare and highly aggressive cutaneous adnexal type of tumor that has a high metastasis rate and a poor prognosis. Although there are several case reports describing the successful treatment of PCAC with chemoradiotherapy or molecular targeting therapy, no standard therapy for the treatment of advanced PCAC has been established yet. Since receptor activator of nuclear factor kappa-B ligand (RANKL) is expressed in cancers of apocrine origin, leading to immunosuppression at the tumor site, we hypothesized that targeting RANKL with denosumab might be useful for the treatment of PCAC...
January 2017: Case Reports in Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28195265/solid-papillary-carcinoma-of-the-nipple-an-in-situ-carcinoma-or-an-expansive-growth-tumor
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D Tacchini, L Vassallo, M A G M Butorano, V Mancini, T Megha
Papillary breast lesions are a heterogeneous group of tumors which mainly arise in the central mammary region, ranging from benign to malignant. Among them, solid papillary carcinoma (SPC) represents a very uncommon variant with indolent clinical behavior and excellent prognosis. The categorization of papillary lesions as benign, atypical or malignant is often difficult even for experienced pathologists. Furthermore, for prognostic purposes, to decide whether to consider a lesions as in situ when it is not associated with frank invasive foci of carcinoma may be problematic...
September 2016: Pathologica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28182081/cytopathologic-features-of-an-unusual-case-of-multiple-eccrine-spiradenomas-misdiagnosed-as-a-malignant-round-cell-tumor
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Bharat Rekhi, Archi Agarwal
A 28-year-old lady presented with multiple swellings in her left shoulder, associated with intermittent pain since last one and a half years. Radiologic imaging revealed multiple, well-defined, subcutaneous lesions in her left supraclavicular region. Fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) smears were initially reported as Ewing sarcoma, elsewhere. On review, the smears showed cohesive clusters of round-to-oval cells with scant cytoplasm, which were focally arranged in an acinar-rosetting pattern around hyaline "droplets/bodies," along with few scattered lymphocytes against a background of red blood cells...
January 2017: Journal of Cytology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28178009/isolated-ectopic-cutaneous-atypical-meningioma-of-the-scalp-another-mimicker-of-primary-adnexal-tumor
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Jonathan Konopinski, Victor G Prieto, Doina Ivan, Priyadharsini Nagarajan, Michael T Tetzlaff, Jonathan L Curry, Carlos A Torres-Cabala, Gregory N Fuller, Phyu P Aung
Cutaneous meningiomas are rare tumors most commonly located in the skin and soft tissue of the scalp. They may be congenital (type I), acquired and derived from ectopic arachnoid tissue in the skin (type II), or arise through direct extension from an intracranial meningioma (type III). Despite their well-established documentation in the literature, they may escape recognition when classic features are not present. Herein, we present a case of a cutaneous atypical meningioma (≥4 mitotic figures/10 High Power Fields (HPF)) on the posterior scalp of a 31-year-old man with histologic features mimicking a malignant adnexal tumor...
January 25, 2017: American Journal of Dermatopathology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28169867/germinotropic-onychocytic-matricoma-a-new-histopathologic-subtype-of-onychocytic-matricoma-in-the-light-of-the-microanatomy-of-the-normal-nail-unit-with-special-reference-to-nail-mesenchyme
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Christophe Perrin
Onychocytic matricoma (OCM) is a benign tumor of adnexal keratinocytes in which there is complete cytodifferentiation toward the germinative cells of the nail matrix, the keratogenous zone cells, and cells of the nail plate. Several microscopic variants of OCM were initially recognized; acanthotic type, acanthotic and papillomatous type, keratogenous type, and melanocytic as slight proliferation of dendritic melanocytes within the basaloid cells. This study reports an additional histopathologic variant of OCM...
February 2, 2017: American Journal of Dermatopathology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28165350/sebaceous-carcinoma-treated-with-mohs-micrographic-surgery
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Kimberly L Brady, Eva A Hurst
BACKGROUND: Sebaceous carcinoma is a rare and potentially aggressive adnexal neoplasm with historic data indicating high rates of recurrence, metastasis, and cancer-specific mortality. OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the incidence of local recurrence, metastasis, disease-specific mortality, and all-cause mortality and to identify work-up approaches. PATIENTS AND METHODS/MATERIALS: Retrospective review of patients with sebaceous carcinoma treated with Mohs micrographic surgery between 2001 and 2013 at one institution...
February 2017: Dermatologic Surgery: Official Publication for American Society for Dermatologic Surgery [et Al.]
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28137453/ovarian-preservation-from-tumors-and-torsions-in-girls-prospective-diagnostic-study
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Z B Stanković, K Sedlecky, D Savić, B J Lukač, I Mažibrada, S Perovic
STUDY OBJECTIVE: To develop a new decision tree system (DTS) for the management of adnexal masses in prepubertal and adolescent girls, aimed to improve the distinction between benign and malignant masses, help preserve affected ovaries during surgery and reduce the rate of surgical management of uncomplicated functional ovarian cysts. DESIGN: A prospective diagnostic study using clinical and ultrasound data collected for all patients under 19 years of age with adnexal masses managed between 2006 and 2015...
January 27, 2017: Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28132035/sclerosing-microcystic-adnexal-carcinoma-of-the-scalp-case-report
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U Wollina, J Schönlebe
Microcystic adnexal carcinoma is a rare malignant sweat gland tumor. We present the case report of a 63 year old male patient who developed this malignancy on the scalp, which is an uncommon site. The tumor has been removed by delayed MOHS technique with no relapse. The differential diagnoses and treatment options are discussed.
December 2016: Georgian Medical News
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28123743/brenner-tumor-of-the-testis-a-case-report-and-review-of-the-literature
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Jing Quan, Lu Jin, Jia Hu, Tao He, Xiang Pan, Yu Ding, Jian Peng, Zhebo Chen, Shangqi Yang, Xiangming Mao, Yongqing Lai
Brenner tumor is a rare type tumor, which mainly develops in the ovaries and rarely in the adnexal region and urinary system. To the best of our knowledge, only 5 cases of testicular Brenner tumor have been reported to date. In this report, we present the case of a 55-year-old patient who noted a swelling of the right scrotum for ~20 days. The clinical suspicion was an epididymal cyst. However, following surgical resection and subsequent pathological examination, the mass was diagnosed as a testicular Brenner tumor...
January 2017: Molecular and Clinical Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28123739/urachal-carcinoma-report-of-two-cases-and-review-of-the-literature
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Jing Quan, Xiang Pan, Lu Jin, Tao He, Jia Hu, Bentao Shi, Jian Peng, Zhebo Chen, Shangqi Yang, Xiangming Mao, Yongqing Lai
Urachal carcinoma is a rare tumor that most commonly occurs in ovaries and less often in the adnexal region and urinary system. We herein present two cases of urachal carcinoma: One case was a 32-year-old male patient who presented with painless hematuria with blood clots for 1 month, whereas the other case was a 50-year-old woman who presented with gross hematuria with mild dysuria, urgency and frequent urination for 1 year. Following surgical resection, the two patients were diagnosed with urachal adenocarcinoma (mixed type) and urachal mucinous adenocarcinoma, respectively, based on the histopathological examination...
January 2017: Molecular and Clinical Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28121520/a-rare-case-of-hydrocystoma-of-the-labial-commissure-histopathology-and-clinical-picture
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Francesca Angiero, Franco Ferrante, Rolando Crippa, Andrea Ottonello, Stefania Mauro, Maria Gabriella Valente
OBJECTIVE: Hydrocystomas (HCs) are rare, benign, skin adnexal cystic tumors that may be either eccrine or apocrine. BACKGROUND DATA: Apocrine-HCs are cystic lesions that arise from the apocrine secretory coil, whereas eccrine-HCs are retention cysts of the eccrine duct. The commonest site is around the eyes, on the ears, scalp, chest, shoulders, or feet; HCs of the oral cavity are very rare. METHODS: The case is reported of a 36 year-old man with a nodular lesion that was 7 × 5 mm in size on the labial commissure...
January 24, 2017: Photomedicine and Laser Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28118296/malignancy-risk-of-sonographically-benign-appearing-purely-solid-adnexal-masses-in-asymptomatic-postmenopausal-women
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Juan Luis Alcazar, Maria Angela Pascual, Reyes Marquez, Silvia Ajossa, Leire Juez, Betlem Graupera, Alba Piras, Lourdes Hereter, Stefano Guerriero
OBJECTIVE: To assess the natural history of benign appearing purely solid ovarian lesions in asymptomatic postmenopausal women. METHODS: Retrospective observational cohort study comprising 99 women (mean age, 58.2 years, ranging from 50 to 77 years) diagnosed as having a purely solid ovarian lesion at transvaginal ultrasound between April 2001 and October 2015. Inclusion criteria were as follows: asymptomatic postmenopausal women with a well-defined purely solid ovarian lesion with International Ovarian Tumor Analysis color score 1 or 2, without ascites and/or signs of carcinomatosis...
January 23, 2017: Menopause: the Journal of the North American Menopause Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28110827/eccrine-porocarcinoma-patient-characteristics-clinical-and-histopathologic-features-and-treatment-in-7-cases
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A Gómez-Zubiaur, S Medina-Montalvo, M D Vélez-Velázquez, I Polo-Rodríguez
Eccrine porocarcinoma is a rare, malignant cutaneous adnexal tumor that arises from the ducts of sweat glands. Found mainly in patients of advanced age, this tumor has diverse clinical presentations. Histology confirms the diagnosis, detects features relevant to prognosis, and guides treatment. Growth is slow, but the prognosis is poor if the tumor metastasizes to lymph nodes or visceral organs. We report 7 cases of eccrine porocarcinoma, describing patient characteristics, the clinical and histopathologic features of the tumors, and treatments used...
January 19, 2017: Actas Dermo-sifiliográficas
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28098399/myb-cd117-and-sox-10-expression-in-cutaneous-adnexal-tumors
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Mara Therese P Evangelista, Jeffrey P North
BACKGROUND: Elevated MYB expression has been documented in adenoid cystic carcinoma (ACC), cylindroma, and spiradenoma, but the specificity of this finding is unknown. CD117 and SOX-10 expression also occurs in some cutaneous adnexal tumors. This study assesses MYB, CD117, and SOX-10 expression in cutaneous adnexal tumors. METHODS: Retrospective analysis of 184 benign adnexal tumors (140 eccrine/apocrine, 40 follicular, and 10 sebaceous), and 30 malignant adnexal tumors was performed with MYB, SOX-10, and CD117 immunostaining...
January 18, 2017: Journal of Cutaneous Pathology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28066838/neuroendocrine-carcinoma-of-the-ovotestis-a-case-report-and-review-of-literatures
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Tahereh Ashrafganjoei, Ainaz Sourati, Mahdiss Mohamadianamiri
BACKGROUND: Neuroendocine carcinoma of the gynecologic tract is rare and poses a significant clinical challenge because of tumor heterogeneity and lack of standardized guidelines for treatment. Ovotestis refers to the histology of a gonad that contains both ovarian follicles and testicular tubular elements. Ovotesticular disorder of sexual development occurs in fewer than 10% of all disorders of sexual development. Gonadal tumors with malignant potential occur in 2.6% of all cases of ovotesticular disorder of sexual development...
December 2016: International Journal of Reproductive Biomedicine (Yazd, Iran)
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28050959/fertility-preservation-in-endometrial-cancer-is-it-safe-review-of-the-literature
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Márcia Mendonça Carneiro, Rívia Mara Lamaita, Márcia Cristina França Ferreira, Agnaldo Lopes Silva-Filho
Almost 5% of women with endometrial cancer are under age 40, and they often have well-differentiated endometrioid estrogen-dependent tumors. Cancer survival rates have improved over the last decades so strategies to avoid or reduce the reproductive damage caused by oncologic treatment are needed. We reviewed the published literature to find evidence to answer the following questions: How should we manage women in reproductive age with endometrial cancer? How safe is fertility preservation in endometrial cancer? Can pregnancy influence endometrial cancer recurrence? What are the fertility sparing options available? Progestins may be prescribed after careful evaluation and counseling...
December 1, 2016: JBRA Assisted Reproduction
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28035705/a-rare-case-of-cutaneous-oncocytic-hidradenoma
#20
Shivani P Reddy, Kim Chong, David S Cassarino
Oncocytes are epithelial cells characterized by their abundant eosinophilic and finely granular cytoplasm. Their histologic appearance is due to excessive amounts of cytoplasmic mitochondria. Oncocytes generally occur in the setting of benign neoplasms. Oncocytomas, or tumors composed primarily of oncocytes, are typically found in the kidneys. Other common sites include the salivary, thyroid, and parathyroid glands. Oncocytic metaplasia has only been rarely reported in various cutaneous neoplasms. We report a case of an elderly male presenting with a 5 mm erythematous papule on his left scalp, who underwent a shave biopsy showing a nodular, dermal-based adnexal tumor with prominent ductal differentiation, composed of multiple small, well-formed lumina surrounded by enlarged and bland-appearing epithelioid cells...
December 30, 2016: Journal of Cutaneous Pathology
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