Ischiorectal fossa: benign and malignant neoplasms of this “ignored” radiological anatomical space
ConclusionKnowledge of the anatomy, and the spectrum of imaging findings of common and uncommon benign and malignant neoplasms of the ischiorectal fossa is crucial for the radiologists during interpretation of images allowing them to make contributions to the diagnosis and better patient management.
Conclusions: SWS affects approximately 0.19/100,000/year in Olmsted County. Early diagnosis, intervention, lifelong follow-up, and multidisciplinary approach should be used to optimize systemic and ocular outcomes. PMID: 32233696 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
CONCLUSIONS: Because RCHs vary in size, the degree of inflammation, and symptoms, this disorder should be actively treated on a case-by-case basis. Fluorescein angiography should be used periodically to determine recurrence of the tumor or inflammation, and the appropriate treatment should be repeated as necessary. Moreover, regular systemic screening tests for von Hippel-Lindau disease should be performed in RCH patients to ensure that they have no abnormalities other than in the eye. PMID: 32233147 [PubMed - in process]
Conditions: Sarcoma; Myxofibrosarcoma; Undifferentiated Pleomorphic Sarcoma; Alveolar Soft Part Sarcoma Interventions: Procedure: Isolated Limb Infusion; Drug: Pembrolizumab; Drug: infusion of melphalan and dactinomycin Sponsor: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Recruiting
In this report, we describe the case of a 58-year-old woman who presented with hematochezia and who was diagnosed with small bowel hemangioma. She was successfully treated using endoscopic sclerotherapy. Initial capsule endoscopy revealed bleeding in the ileum. Subsequent double-balloon enteroscopy showed a 2-cm, bluish-purple, ileal submucosal tumor with an overlying protrusion. The lesion was responsible for the hematochezia and was treated with intralesional injection of polidocanol. The hematochezia completely resolved and at 4 months after sclerotherapy, the size of the lesion was significantly reduced. PMID: 3223...
AbstractThe usefulness of whole-body 18-fluoro-2-deoxyglucose (FDG)-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission (PET)/computed tomography (CT) is established for assessment of disease staging, detection of early disease recurrence, therapeutic evaluation, and predicting prognosis in various malignancies; and for evaluating the spread of inflammation. However, the role of FDG-PET/CT for the liver is limited because CT and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) can provide an accurate diagnosis of most tumors. In addition, in other potentially useful roles there are several pitfalls in the interpretation of FDG uptake in PET/CT imaging. ...
ConclusionsWe found a lower risk of radiation-induced secondary malignancies in LFS breast cancer patients than previously reported in the literature (33% risk of radiation-induced sarcoma). These findings suggest that LFS may not be an absolute contraindication for radiotherapy in breast cancer. The potential risk for locoregional recurrence without radiotherapy must be weighed against the long-term risk for radiation-induced malignancies in consideration of adjuvant radiotherapy for LFS breast cancer patients.
Publication date: Available online 2 April 2020Source: European Journal of Surgical OncologyAuthor(s): P. Marec-Bérard, S. Aho, C. Berger, D. Plantaz, L.S. Aho-Glelé, F. Ducimetière, A. Duclos, B. Fontanière, O. Collard, J.Y. Blay, M.P. Sunyach, F. Chotel, C. Bergeron, F. Dijoud, G. Vaz, I. Ray-Coquard
We report a case of capillary hemangioma of lobular subtype in the calvarium of a 28-year-old pregnant woman which presented as a sore and rapidly growing bulge over the left fronto-parietal region. Magnetic resonance imaging of the brain and skull showed an expansive tumor with brain displacement, skull erosion, and scalp infiltration. The tumor was surgically removed, and histopathological examination showed a capillary hemangioma of lobular subtype. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first report of a lobular capillary hemangioma in the calvarium, and it represents a rarity to be considered among the many other d...
Publication date: 31 March 2020Source: Cell Reports, Volume 30, Issue 13Author(s): Tugba Keskin, Arnaud Bakaric, Patricia Waszyk, Gaylor Boulay, Matteo Torsello, Sandrine Cornaz-Buros, Nadja Chevalier, Thibaud Geiser, Patricia Martin, Angela Volorio, Sowmya Iyer, Anupriya Kulkarni, Igor Letovanec, Stéphane Cherix, Gregory M. Cote, Edwin Choy, Antonia Digklia, Michael Montemurro, Ivan Chebib, Petur G. Nielsen