Choroidal and skin metastases from colorectal cancer.
We report a patient with colonic adenocarcinoma who presented with visual disorder in her right eye and scalp pain as her initial symptoms. Contrast-enhance orbital magnetic resonance imaging with fat suppression revealed an infrabulbar mass, and skin biopsy of the posterior parietal scalp confirmed adenocarcinoma. These symptoms were diagnosed as being caused by choroidal and skin metastases of colonic adenocarcinoma. We started palliative chemotherapy with oral capecitabine (1000 mg/m(2), twice a day, on days 1-14) every 3 wk, which was effective at shrinking the brain masses and improving the visual disorder. This is the first report that capecitabine is effective at reducing a choroidal and cutaneous metastatic lesion from right-sided colorectal cancer. PMID: 27920486 [PubMed - in process]
Conclusions: Hyperthermia increased the serum neutrophil-recruiting cytokine levels and reduced the magnitude of chemotherapy-induced neutropenia. Thus, HIPEC improved neutrophil and bone marrow recovery compared with conventional IP chemotherapy. PMID: 31818168 [PubMed - in process]
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC08498C, CommunicationPeng Gao, Mingwan Shi, Ruyue Wei, Wei Pan, Xiaohan Liu, Na Li, Bo Tang A homotypic cancer cell membrane camouflaged MOF-based nanoreactor with the photothermal-starvation effect has been developed for synergistic suppression of intracellular defensive systems for enhanced cancer treatment. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
Authors: Laganà AS, Garzon S, Raffaelli R, Ban Frangež H, Lukanovič D, Franchi M PMID: 31818165 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Authors: Wang J, Zhang Y, Lu X, Xi C, Yu K, Gao R, Bi K Abstract Background: Idiopathic granulomatous mastitis (IGM) can clinically and radiographically mimic an abscess or breast cancer. Although IGM is benign, it can cause the breast skin to appear "riddled with holes" and can even result in the loss of the breast. The optimal treatment has not been established. Methods: We retrospectively studied the medical records of 200 patients with IGM who were treated for skin rupture from June 2015 to June 2017 in our institute. The patients' treatment modalities (including surgery after steroid therapy and ster...
Authors: Tonlorenzi D, Brunelli M, Conti M, Covani U, Traina G Abstract Increasing occlusal vertical dimension (OVD) by means of oral splints is a practice widely used in the treatment of temporomandibular disorders (TMD), specifically myofascial pain, although the results are still uncertain. Oral splints with a vertical height that significantly exceeds the clinical rest position are considered by some researchers to be a better therapeutic solution in alleviating TMD symptoms than are "low" splints.In our observational study, 21 patients suffering from myofascial pain were examined for the effects of w...
[This Day] Martins Ifijeh chronicles the life of a young ambitious Nigerian woman who was diagnosed with breast cancer, but due to ignorance and high cost of treatment, opted for herbal treatment in Jos, as against orthodox treatment, which then worsened her condition. She was however lucky to retrace her steps on time, and she is presently accessing proper healthcare in Abuja
[This Day] Abuja -Over 5,000 persons have benefited from diabetes, hypertension, cervical and breast cancer free screening, which was facilitated by MITEDA Wellness Initiative, a nongovernmental organisation and in collaboration with the Lagos State government.
Authors: Buckley E, Roder DM PMID: 31821555 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Conclusion: This case report highlights how pubalgia may be misdiagnosed as a lumbar disc herniation and may inadvertently lead to unnecessary lumbar surgery. PMID: 31819818 [PubMed]